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 23 June 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.

Oracle SQL*Plus
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 574 614 598
Rank change year-on-year +40 -16  
Contract jobs citing SQLPlus 28 29 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.060% 0.054% 0.073%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.27% 0.25% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 17
Median daily rate £406 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.51% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £250 £363
% change year-on-year +50.00% -31.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £28.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £35.00

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 10524 11744 13206
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 22.48% 21.82% 23.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6884 7958 8635
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 193 187
Median hourly rate £31.25 £30.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.45% +10.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.00 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.35 £26.00
% change year-on-year +25.19% +16.74%  

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 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQLPlus in the UK

SQLPlus
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQLPlus in the UK

SQLPlus
Top 15 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 23 June 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 +35 28 £406 -9.72% 1
London -1 12 £500 +11.11%
South East +13 7 £413 -
Surrey - 6 £408 -
West Midlands +16 5 £420 +29.23%
Warwickshire +9 4 £340 +4.61%
Redhill - 4 £408 -
Warwick +5 3 £340 +4.61%
City of London 0 3 £525 -
Preston - 3 £338 -
Lancashire - 3 £338 -
North West - 3 £338 - 1
Hampshire +10 1 £413 -
Southampton - 1 £413 -
North East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 63 (100.00%) Oracle
1 63 (100.00%) SQL
2 61 (96.83%) PL/SQL
3 41 (65.08%) Oracle Database
4 39 (61.90%) Linux
4 39 (61.90%) Shell Script
5 37 (58.73%) Unix
6 36 (57.14%) JavaScript
7 35 (55.56%) HTML
7 35 (55.56%) jQuery
8 33 (52.38%) Relational Database
8 33 (52.38%) RDBMS
9 32 (50.79%) SDLC
10 31 (49.21%) Agile Software Development
11 28 (44.44%) Requirements Analysis
11 28 (44.44%) Waterfall
12 27 (42.86%) Finance
13 24 (38.10%) HTML5
14 18 (28.57%) Configuration Management
15 14 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
16 12 (19.05%) Degree
16 12 (19.05%) AIX
17 11 (17.46%) SQL Server
18 10 (15.87%) Oracle Forms
18 10 (15.87%) Oracle Reports
18 10 (15.87%) Data Warehouse
19 9 (14.29%) Oracle Discoverer
19 9 (14.29%) Toad
19 9 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
19 9 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c

SQLPlus
Co-occurring 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 8 (12.70%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (3.17%) Drupal
3 1 (1.59%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.59%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
1 7 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (7.94%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (6.35%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 4 (6.35%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle FAH
5 1 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) SSH
1 3 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (65.08%) Oracle Database
2 33 (52.38%) RDBMS
2 33 (52.38%) Relational Database
3 11 (17.46%) SQL Server
4 10 (15.87%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (15.87%) Oracle Reports
5 9 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
5 9 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
5 9 (14.29%) Oracle Discoverer
6 7 (11.11%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 6 (9.52%) MySQL
7 6 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (6.35%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (6.35%) Oracle OWB
8 4 (6.35%) QlikView
9 1 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (1.59%) MS Access
9 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.59%) Snowflake Schema
9 1 (1.59%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 10 (15.87%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (14.29%) Toad
3 8 (12.70%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (3.17%) JDeveloper
4 2 (3.17%) ProC
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.59%) Subversion
5 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 27 (42.86%) Finance
2 7 (11.11%) Banking
3 4 (6.35%) Billing
4 1 (1.59%) Back Office
4 1 (1.59%) Electronics
4 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.59%) Marketing
4 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (76.19%) Developer
2 45 (71.43%) Oracle Developer
3 29 (46.03%) SQL Developer
4 28 (44.44%) PL/SQL Developer
5 13 (20.63%) JavaScript Developer
6 12 (19.05%) HTML Developer
7 9 (14.29%) Integration Developer
7 9 (14.29%) Systems Developer
7 9 (14.29%) UI Developer
8 8 (12.70%) Analyst
9 5 (7.94%) Oracle Analyst
10 4 (6.35%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 3 (4.76%) DBA
11 3 (4.76%) Oracle DBA
11 3 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
12 2 (3.17%) Applications Developer
12 2 (3.17%) Consultant
12 2 (3.17%) Oracle Applications Developer
12 2 (3.17%) Oracle Support Analyst
12 2 (3.17%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (55.56%) HTML
1 35 (55.56%) jQuery
2 24 (38.10%) HTML5
3 4 (6.35%) XML
4 3 (4.76%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (1.59%) .NET
5 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.17%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.59%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.59%) Derivative
2 1 (1.59%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 39 (61.90%) Linux
2 37 (58.73%) Unix
3 12 (19.05%) AIX
4 6 (9.52%) Windows
5 3 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.17%) HPUX
6 2 (3.17%) Solaris
7 1 (1.59%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (50.79%) SDLC
2 31 (49.21%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (44.44%) Requirements Analysis
3 28 (44.44%) Waterfall
4 18 (28.57%) Configuration Management
5 14 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (12.70%) Migration
6 8 (12.70%) Workflow
7 7 (11.11%) Data Migration
7 7 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (9.52%) Data Modelling
9 4 (6.35%) Data Mapping
9 4 (6.35%) Procure-to-Pay
10 3 (4.76%) BPEL
10 3 (4.76%) ETL
10 3 (4.76%) ITIL
10 3 (4.76%) Service Management
11 2 (3.17%) Dimensional Modelling
11 2 (3.17%) Kanban
11 2 (3.17%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (100.00%) SQL
2 61 (96.83%) PL/SQL
3 39 (61.90%) Shell Script
4 36 (57.14%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.94%) C#
5 5 (7.94%) PowerShell
5 5 (7.94%) VBA
6 4 (6.35%) C++
6 4 (6.35%) Tcl
7 2 (3.17%) C
7 2 (3.17%) Java
8 1 (1.59%) Perl
8 1 (1.59%) Python
8 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (19.05%) Degree
2 6 (9.52%) SC Cleared
2 6 (9.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.59%) EMIR
2 1 (1.59%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) Data Guard
2 3 (4.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (4.76%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (3.17%) Control-M
Vendors
1 63 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (4.76%) Hyperion
2 3 (4.76%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.17%) Informatica
4 1 (1.59%) Cognos
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.59%) SAP
4 1 (1.59%) Tableau
4 1 (1.59%) Teradata