Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 835 831 825
Rank change year-on-year -4 -6 +18
Contract jobs citing SQLPlus 44 57 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.043% 0.055% 0.053%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.19% 0.24% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 35 27
UK median daily rate £400 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +25.00% -22.29%
10th Percentile £264 £300 £285
90th Percentile £600 £588 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £320 £320
% change year-on-year +21.09% - -28.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
UK median hourly rate - £44.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +25.71% -17.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £44.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year - +25.71% -17.65%

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 22595 23511 26618
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.09% 22.60% 23.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15446 15594 17543
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.51%
10th Percentile £310 £285 £269
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £376 £375
% change year-on-year +6.45% +0.20% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 285 366 411
UK median hourly rate £31.15 £28.18 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.54% -2.83% +16.00%
10th Percentile £14.00 £10.13 £12.00
90th Percentile £58.00 £52.09 £52.47
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £28.18 £30.00
% change year-on-year +24.20% -6.07% +33.33%

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 20 November 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 11 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 20 November 2017. 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 +14 44 £400 -5.88% 3
UK excluding London +40 32 £388 +21.09% 1
South East +12 16 £413 +37.50%
London -32 12 £600 +26.32% 2
North of England +61 7 £388 - 1
East of England -13 6 £350 -17.65%
North East +65 4 - - 1
West Midlands +18 3 £500 +53.85%
Midlands +13 3 £500 +53.85%
Yorkshire - 2 £388 -
North West +18 1 £150 -

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 44 (100.00%) SQL
2 41 (93.18%) Oracle
3 34 (77.27%) PL/SQL
4 31 (70.45%) Oracle Database
5 17 (38.64%) Shell Script
5 17 (38.64%) Toad
5 17 (38.64%) Unix
6 15 (34.09%) RDBMS
6 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (34.09%) Waterfall
6 15 (34.09%) Relational Database
6 15 (34.09%) SDLC
7 14 (31.82%) jQuery
7 14 (31.82%) JavaScript
7 14 (31.82%) HTML
7 14 (31.82%) Linux
8 13 (29.55%) Finance
9 11 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
9 11 (25.00%) AIX
10 10 (22.73%) Oracle Reports
10 10 (22.73%) SQL Server
10 10 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (22.73%) Configuration Management
11 9 (20.45%) ProC
11 9 (20.45%) Windows
11 9 (20.45%) C
11 9 (20.45%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (20.45%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (15.91%) XML
12 7 (15.91%) Oracle BI Publisher

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 4 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (6.82%) Drupal
3 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.27%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (2.27%) Aareon QL
4 1 (2.27%) Academy Housing
4 1 (2.27%) Kypera Housing
4 1 (2.27%) MIS ActiveH
4 1 (2.27%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (2.27%) OPENHousing
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (2.27%) Orchard Housing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) SAN
2 1 (2.27%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (70.45%) Oracle Database
2 15 (34.09%) RDBMS
2 15 (34.09%) Relational Database
3 10 (22.73%) Oracle Reports
3 10 (22.73%) SQL Server
4 9 (20.45%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (20.45%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (15.91%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 6 (13.64%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (13.64%) Oracle OWB
7 5 (11.36%) Oracle Database 12c
7 5 (11.36%) Oracle Discoverer
8 4 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (6.82%) MySQL
10 2 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (4.55%) GIS
10 2 (4.55%) QlikView
11 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 1 (2.27%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 17 (38.64%) Toad
2 9 (20.45%) ProC
3 6 (13.64%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (13.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 6 (13.64%) XMLSpy
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (2.27%) JDeveloper
5 1 (2.27%) JIRA
5 1 (2.27%) MSI
5 1 (2.27%) TestDirector
General
1 13 (29.55%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.55%) Banking
3 2 (4.55%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Billing
4 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (61.36%) Developer
2 25 (56.82%) Oracle Developer
3 12 (27.27%) PL/SQL Developer
3 12 (27.27%) SQL Developer
4 9 (20.45%) Analyst
5 7 (15.91%) HTML Developer
5 7 (15.91%) JavaScript Developer
5 7 (15.91%) Systems Developer
6 6 (13.64%) Integration Developer
6 6 (13.64%) Senior Developer
6 6 (13.64%) UI Developer
7 5 (11.36%) Senior Oracle Developer
8 4 (9.09%) Oracle Analyst
8 4 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (6.82%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
9 3 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (6.82%) Unix Developer
10 2 (4.55%) Analyst Programmer
10 2 (4.55%) DV Cleared DBA
10 2 (4.55%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.82%) HTML
1 14 (31.82%) jQuery
2 7 (15.91%) XML
3 6 (13.64%) HTML5
4 1 (2.27%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (38.64%) Unix
2 14 (31.82%) Linux
3 11 (25.00%) AIX
4 9 (20.45%) Windows
5 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.82%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (34.09%) SDLC
1 15 (34.09%) Waterfall
2 11 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 10 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (22.73%) Configuration Management
4 6 (13.64%) Data Modelling
4 6 (13.64%) Migration
5 5 (11.36%) Data Migration
5 5 (11.36%) ETL
5 5 (11.36%) ITIL
5 5 (11.36%) Logical Data Model
5 5 (11.36%) Physical Data Model
5 5 (11.36%) Service Management
5 5 (11.36%) Unit Testing
6 4 (9.09%) Workflow
7 3 (6.82%) Analytics
7 3 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.55%) Procure-to-Pay
Programming Languages
1 44 (100.00%) SQL
2 34 (77.27%) PL/SQL
3 17 (38.64%) Shell Script
4 14 (31.82%) JavaScript
5 9 (20.45%) C
6 3 (6.82%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.55%) C#
7 2 (4.55%) C++
7 2 (4.55%) VBA
8 1 (2.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) DV Cleared
1 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) Control-M
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (6.82%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 41 (93.18%) Oracle
2 6 (13.64%) Altova
3 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.82%) RedGate
5 2 (4.55%) Cognos
6 1 (2.27%) Aareon
6 1 (2.27%) Capita
6 1 (2.27%) Castleton
6 1 (2.27%) Civica
6 1 (2.27%) HP
6 1 (2.27%) Lumension
6 1 (2.27%) McAfee
6 1 (2.27%) Northgate
6 1 (2.27%) Orchard
6 1 (2.27%) VMware