The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for SQLPlus skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQLPlus over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle SQL*Plus
UK
Rank 547 631 614
Rank change year-on-year +84 -17  
Contract jobs citing SQLPlus 36 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.080% 0.017% 0.031%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.35% 0.076% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 2 11
Median daily rate £366 £575 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.34% +35.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £575 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 - £368
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £32.50

SQLPlus is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 10225 11789 12101
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 22.76% 22.15% 22.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6925 7905 7760
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 189 159
Median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.35% +1.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £14.50 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

SQLPlus
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing SQLPlus as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQLPlus in the UK

SQLPlus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQLPlus.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQLPlus in the UK

SQLPlus
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQLPlus over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQLPlus in the UK

SQLPlus
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQLPlus.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQLPlus in the UK

SQLPlus
Top 21 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQLPlus within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +73 33 £364 -36.65% 4
South East - 27 £363 - 2
Surrey - 21 £363 -
Redhill - 9 £375 -
London +34 5 £375 -34.78%
Wales - 2 - -
West Sussex - 2 - -
Monmouthshire - 2 - -
South Wales - 2 - -
Crawley - 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 £475 - 2
Andover - 2 £475 -
Ebbw Vale - 2 - -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £500 -
Maidenhead - 1 £400 -
Kent - 1 - -
Warwick - 1 £340 -
Warwickshire - 1 £340 -
Berkshire - 1 £400 -
West Midlands - 1 £340 - 1

SQLPlus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQLPlus also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for SQLPlus.

1 48 (97.96%) SQL
1 48 (97.96%) Oracle
2 45 (91.84%) PL/SQL
3 30 (61.22%) Oracle Database
4 28 (57.14%) Linux
5 27 (55.10%) JavaScript
5 27 (55.10%) HTML
5 27 (55.10%) Unix
5 27 (55.10%) Shell Script
5 27 (55.10%) jQuery
6 25 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (46.94%) Finance
7 23 (46.94%) Relational Database
8 22 (44.90%) SDLC
9 21 (42.86%) Waterfall
9 21 (42.86%) Requirements Analysis
10 20 (40.82%) RDBMS
11 18 (36.73%) HTML5
12 14 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (28.57%) Configuration Management
13 12 (24.49%) Degree
14 11 (22.45%) Oracle Reports
15 10 (20.41%) Data Warehouse
16 9 (18.37%) Data Modelling
17 8 (16.33%) Toad
17 8 (16.33%) AIX
18 6 (12.24%) Oracle Applications
18 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
18 6 (12.24%) ETL
18 6 (12.24%) Oracle Forms

SQLPlus
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (10.20%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (6.12%) Drupal
3 1 (2.04%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (8.16%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (6.12%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (61.22%) Oracle Database
2 23 (46.94%) Relational Database
3 20 (40.82%) RDBMS
4 11 (22.45%) Oracle Reports
5 10 (20.41%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (12.24%) Oracle BI EE
6 6 (12.24%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (12.24%) Oracle Database 12c
6 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
7 5 (10.20%) MySQL
8 4 (8.16%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 4 (8.16%) Oracle Discoverer
8 4 (8.16%) Oracle OWB
8 4 (8.16%) QlikView
9 1 (2.04%) Big Data
9 1 (2.04%) Cognos Report Studio
9 1 (2.04%) Data Lake
9 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
9 1 (2.04%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (2.04%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 8 (16.33%) Toad
2 6 (12.24%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (8.16%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (4.08%) ClearCase
4 2 (4.08%) ClearQuest
4 2 (4.08%) Rational Robot
5 1 (2.04%) JDeveloper
5 1 (2.04%) JIRA
5 1 (2.04%) Selenium
General
1 23 (46.94%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.04%) Back Office
4 1 (2.04%) Electronics
4 1 (2.04%) Marketing
4 1 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (73.47%) Developer
2 34 (69.39%) Oracle Developer
3 24 (48.98%) PL/SQL Developer
3 24 (48.98%) SQL Developer
4 9 (18.37%) Analyst
5 7 (14.29%) HTML Developer
5 7 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (12.24%) Integration Developer
6 6 (12.24%) Systems Developer
6 6 (12.24%) UI Developer
7 5 (10.20%) Data Analyst
8 4 (8.16%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 3 (6.12%) Oracle Analyst
10 2 (4.08%) DBA
10 2 (4.08%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
10 2 (4.08%) Oracle DBA
10 2 (4.08%) SQL DBA
10 2 (4.08%) Test Engineer
10 2 (4.08%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (55.10%) HTML
1 27 (55.10%) jQuery
2 18 (36.73%) HTML5
3 4 (8.16%) XML
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
1 1 (2.04%) Derivative
1 1 (2.04%) LIMS
1 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.04%) Replication
1 1 (2.04%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 28 (57.14%) Linux
2 27 (55.10%) Unix
3 8 (16.33%) AIX
4 1 (2.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (44.90%) SDLC
3 21 (42.86%) Requirements Analysis
3 21 (42.86%) Waterfall
4 14 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (28.57%) Configuration Management
5 9 (18.37%) Data Modelling
6 6 (12.24%) ETL
7 5 (10.20%) BPEL
7 5 (10.20%) ITIL
7 5 (10.20%) Service Management
7 5 (10.20%) Workflow
8 4 (8.16%) CRM
8 4 (8.16%) Data Extraction
8 4 (8.16%) Data Visualisation
8 4 (8.16%) ERP
8 4 (8.16%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (8.16%) Visualisation
9 3 (6.12%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 48 (97.96%) SQL
2 45 (91.84%) PL/SQL
3 27 (55.10%) JavaScript
3 27 (55.10%) Shell Script
4 5 (10.20%) Java
5 4 (8.16%) Tcl
5 4 (8.16%) VBA
6 1 (2.04%) Python
6 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (24.49%) Degree
2 5 (10.20%) SC Cleared
2 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.04%) EMIR
2 1 (2.04%) GMP
2 1 (2.04%) MiFID
2 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Data Guard
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Flashback
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 48 (97.96%) Oracle
2 6 (12.24%) Tableau
3 4 (8.16%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (6.12%) Cognos
4 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.08%) Mitel
5 2 (4.08%) Red Box
6 1 (2.04%) Informatica
6 1 (2.04%) LabVantage
6 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.04%) SAP
6 1 (2.04%) Teradata