Period
to 21 June 2018

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 6 months to 21 June 2018 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
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 835 783 862
Rank change year-on-year -52 +79 -50
Contract jobs citing SQLPlus 44 63 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.044% 0.069% 0.035%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.20% 0.31% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 42 20
UK median daily rate £425 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -16.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £381 £353 £216
90th Percentile £505 £523 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £366 £250
% change year-on-year +16.12% +46.40% -31.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 22,553 20,605 23,483
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.54% 22.60% 22.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,702 13,719 15,840
UK median daily rate £463 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.11% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £281
90th Percentile £631 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 232 267 387
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.69% -6.45% +19.23%
10th Percentile £14.00 £9.32 £12.00
90th Percentile £54.88 £52.17 £53.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £31.14
% change year-on-year +27.27% -11.67% +22.92%

SQLPlus
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SQLPlus as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 21 June 2018.

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 7 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 6 months to 21 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -66 44 £425 +13.33% 8
UK excluding London -3 43 £425 +16.12% 7
South East -23 28 £425 +16.12% 5
Midlands -2 15 £456 +8.63%
East Midlands - 13 £473 -
West Midlands -14 2 £440 +4.76%
London -52 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SQLPlus also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for SQLPlus.

1 44 (100.00%) SQL
2 40 (90.91%) PL/SQL
2 40 (90.91%) Oracle
3 32 (72.73%) JavaScript
4 28 (63.64%) HTML
5 26 (59.09%) Unix
6 21 (47.73%) Oracle Database
7 19 (43.18%) CSS
8 18 (40.91%) XML
8 18 (40.91%) Linux
9 17 (38.64%) Shell Script
9 17 (38.64%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (38.64%) Relational Database
10 16 (36.36%) Configuration Management
11 14 (31.82%) Windows
11 14 (31.82%) Problem-Solving
12 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (27.27%) jQuery
12 12 (27.27%) RDBMS
12 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (27.27%) SDLC
13 11 (25.00%) Finance
13 11 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (25.00%) Web Services
14 10 (22.73%) ITIL
14 10 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (22.73%) Waterfall
14 10 (22.73%) Requirements Analysis
14 10 (22.73%) Windows Server
15 9 (20.45%) Oracle BI EE

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 (18.18%) Oracle Application Server
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle FAH
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) FTP
2 4 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (47.73%) Oracle Database
2 17 (38.64%) Relational Database
3 12 (27.27%) RDBMS
4 11 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (20.45%) Oracle BI EE
5 9 (20.45%) QlikView
6 8 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (11.36%) Qlik Sense
8 4 (9.09%) Essbase
9 2 (4.55%) MySQL
9 2 (4.55%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (18.18%) ProC
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (4.55%) LoadRunner
General
1 11 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (40.91%) Developer
2 13 (29.55%) Oracle Developer
3 10 (22.73%) Integration Developer
3 10 (22.73%) PL/SQL Developer
3 10 (22.73%) SQL Developer
3 10 (22.73%) Systems Developer
3 10 (22.73%) UI Developer
4 9 (20.45%) Business Intelligence Specialist
5 8 (18.18%) Analyst
6 7 (15.91%) Oracle Analyst
6 7 (15.91%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) Applications Consultant
7 4 (9.09%) Applications Developer
7 4 (9.09%) Consultant
7 4 (9.09%) Data Warehouse Specialist
7 4 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
8 3 (6.82%) E-Business Analyst
9 2 (4.55%) Applications Support Consultant
9 2 (4.55%) Performance Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (63.64%) HTML
2 19 (43.18%) CSS
3 18 (40.91%) XML
4 12 (27.27%) jQuery
5 11 (25.00%) Web Services
6 7 (15.91%) Oracle Streams
6 7 (15.91%) XSLT
7 6 (13.64%) XSL
8 4 (9.09%) Node.js
8 4 (9.09%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 4 (9.09%) SOAP
9 3 (6.82%) .NET
9 3 (6.82%) Apache FOP
9 3 (6.82%) DHTML
10 2 (4.55%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.09%) CMDB
2 4 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (6.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (59.09%) Unix
2 18 (40.91%) Linux
3 14 (31.82%) Windows
4 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (22.73%) Windows Server
6 8 (18.18%) AIX
7 4 (9.09%) SUSE
7 4 (9.09%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 4 (9.09%) Ubuntu
8 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (36.36%) Configuration Management
3 14 (31.82%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (27.27%) SDLC
5 10 (22.73%) ITIL
5 10 (22.73%) Requirements Analysis
5 10 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (22.73%) Waterfall
6 6 (13.64%) Collaborative Working
6 6 (13.64%) Prototyping
6 6 (13.64%) Release Management
7 4 (9.09%) ETL
7 4 (9.09%) Fault Management
7 4 (9.09%) Workflow
8 3 (6.82%) ERD
9 2 (4.55%) Load Balancing
9 2 (4.55%) Load Testing
9 2 (4.55%) Scrum
9 2 (4.55%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 44 (100.00%) SQL
2 40 (90.91%) PL/SQL
3 32 (72.73%) JavaScript
4 17 (38.64%) Shell Script
5 8 (18.18%) C
6 5 (11.36%) Perl
7 4 (9.09%) Bash Shell
7 4 (9.09%) Python
8 3 (6.82%) C#
9 2 (4.55%) PHP
9 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) Puppet
1 4 (9.09%) SCCM
1 4 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 40 (90.91%) Oracle
2 8 (18.18%) Citrix
3 6 (13.64%) Northgate
4 5 (11.36%) Dell
4 5 (11.36%) Hyperion
5 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 4 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 4 (9.09%) Symantec