Period
to 20 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 833 843 823
Rank change year-on-year +10 -20 +18
Contract jobs citing SQLPlus 41 35 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.042% 0.035% 0.034%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.19% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 19 18
UK median daily rate £450 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +2.86%
10th Percentile £373 £340 £398
90th Percentile £550 £608 £576
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £369 £425
% change year-on-year +15.25% -13.24% +32.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +2.27% +25.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year -22.22% +2.27% +25.71%

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 22,024 21,859 21,848
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.47% 21.98% 22.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,166 15,210 14,571
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £319 £310 £288
90th Percentile £644 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 251 315
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £30.75 £28.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.69% +9.12% -6.07%
10th Percentile £13.72 £14.54 £10.00
90th Percentile £57.19 £55.60 £48.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year -7.14% +32.08% -9.40%

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 January 2019.

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 8 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 January 2019. 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 +25 40 £450 +12.50% 17
UK excluding London -21 21 £425 +15.25% 8
London +18 20 £513 -14.58% 9
South East +5 15 £430 +4.24% 3
Midlands - 3 - - 2
West Midlands - 3 - - 2
East of England -7 2 £250 -28.57%
Wales - 1 £375 -

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 41 (100.00%) SQL
2 40 (97.56%) Oracle
3 34 (82.93%) PL/SQL
4 16 (39.02%) JavaScript
4 16 (39.02%) Oracle Database
5 12 (29.27%) CSS
6 11 (26.83%) Perl
7 10 (24.39%) HTML
7 10 (24.39%) XML
8 9 (21.95%) Oracle Application Server
8 9 (21.95%) Node.js
8 9 (21.95%) Web Services
8 9 (21.95%) Java
8 9 (21.95%) Citrix
9 8 (19.51%) Shell Script
9 8 (19.51%) Requirements Analysis
9 8 (19.51%) Software Delivery
9 8 (19.51%) Performance Optimisation
9 8 (19.51%) SDLC
10 7 (17.07%) Boomi
10 7 (17.07%) Northgate
10 7 (17.07%) Dell
10 7 (17.07%) SOAP
10 7 (17.07%) XSL
10 7 (17.07%) XSLT
10 7 (17.07%) Windows
11 6 (14.63%) Unix
11 6 (14.63%) Finance
11 6 (14.63%) Oracle Database 12c
12 5 (12.20%) DevOps

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 9 (21.95%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (4.88%) IIS
4 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (9.76%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.07%) Boomi
2 4 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.44%) AtomSphere
3 1 (2.44%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (2.44%) Data Lake Analytics
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (39.02%) Oracle Database
2 6 (14.63%) Oracle Database 12c
3 5 (12.20%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (7.32%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 3 (7.32%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.88%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (4.88%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (4.88%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.88%) SSDT
6 1 (2.44%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (2.44%) Big Data
6 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.44%) OLAP
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (2.44%) PowerPivot
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (7.32%) Subversion
2 3 (7.32%) Toad
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Banking
2 3 (7.32%) Legal
2 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.88%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (51.22%) Developer
2 10 (24.39%) Oracle Developer
3 7 (17.07%) Applications Developer
4 6 (14.63%) SQL Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Architect
6 4 (9.76%) Data Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Oracle Architect
6 4 (9.76%) Report Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Oracle Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) PL/SQL Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Administrator
8 2 (4.88%) ASP Developer
8 2 (4.88%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Consultant
8 2 (4.88%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Oracle Applications Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Oracle DBA
8 2 (4.88%) Perl Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (29.27%) CSS
2 10 (24.39%) HTML
2 10 (24.39%) XML
3 9 (21.95%) Node.js
3 9 (21.95%) Web Services
4 7 (17.07%) SOAP
4 7 (17.07%) XSL
4 7 (17.07%) XSLT
5 5 (12.20%) Apache FOP
5 5 (12.20%) JSON
5 5 (12.20%) REST
6 4 (9.76%) React
6 4 (9.76%) Redux
7 2 (4.88%) .NET
7 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
8 1 (2.44%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (2.44%) DTCC
2 1 (2.44%) Fixed Income
2 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.44%) Market Risk
2 1 (2.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Windows
2 6 (14.63%) Unix
3 5 (12.20%) Linux
4 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (7.32%) Windows Server
6 2 (4.88%) AIX
6 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) Performance Optimisation
1 8 (19.51%) Requirements Analysis
1 8 (19.51%) SDLC
1 8 (19.51%) Software Delivery
2 5 (12.20%) Data Modelling
2 5 (12.20%) DevOps
2 5 (12.20%) ETL
2 5 (12.20%) Migration
3 4 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (9.76%) DNA
3 4 (9.76%) Microservices
4 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.32%) Data Migration
4 3 (7.32%) Workflow
5 2 (4.88%) Data Integration
5 2 (4.88%) ERD
5 2 (4.88%) ITIL
5 2 (4.88%) Open Source
5 2 (4.88%) Software Distribution
6 1 (2.44%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 41 (100.00%) SQL
2 34 (82.93%) PL/SQL
3 16 (39.02%) JavaScript
4 11 (26.83%) Perl
5 9 (21.95%) Java
6 8 (19.51%) Shell Script
7 4 (9.76%) Python
7 4 (9.76%) Scala
8 3 (7.32%) T-SQL
9 2 (4.88%) C#
9 2 (4.88%) VBScript
10 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.44%) Ruby
10 1 (2.44%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (2.44%) Basel III
2 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) Control-M
2 1 (2.44%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.44%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 40 (97.56%) Oracle
2 9 (21.95%) Citrix
3 7 (17.07%) Dell
3 7 (17.07%) Northgate
4 2 (4.88%) IBM
5 1 (2.44%) Microsoft