Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 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
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 857 842 863
Rank change year-on-year -15 +21 -8
Contract jobs citing SQLPlus 35 46 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.034% 0.045% 0.055%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.15% 0.21% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 24 36
UK median daily rate £438 £394 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -7.35% +18.88%
10th Percentile £371 £273 £300
90th Percentile £495 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £388 £320
% change year-on-year +9.03% +21.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
UK median hourly rate £35.00 - £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - £44.00

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 23,160 22,423 23,905
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.52% 22.13% 22.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,130 15,280 15,860
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £310 £281
90th Percentile £638 £625 £594
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 278 377
UK median hourly rate £32.48 £30.50 £28.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.48% +8.23% +0.20%
10th Percentile £12.75 £13.93 £10.00
90th Percentile £57.33 £53.75 £52.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £28.18
% change year-on-year -4.29% +24.20% -4.47%

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 12 November 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 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 12 November 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 +13 34 £438 +11.11% 12
UK excluding London -32 22 £423 +9.03% 7
South East -3 18 £425 +3.03% 3
London +23 13 £450 -25.00% 5
East of England 0 2 £250 -28.57% 1
Yorkshire -10 1 £450 +16.13%
North of England -29 1 £450 +18.03%
Wales - 1 £375 -

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 35 (100.00%) SQL
2 34 (97.14%) Oracle
3 32 (91.43%) PL/SQL
4 15 (42.86%) Oracle Database
5 13 (37.14%) CSS
5 13 (37.14%) JavaScript
6 12 (34.29%) XML
6 12 (34.29%) Citrix
6 12 (34.29%) Oracle Application Server
7 11 (31.43%) Web Services
7 11 (31.43%) Perl
8 10 (28.57%) HTML
8 10 (28.57%) XSLT
8 10 (28.57%) Dell
8 10 (28.57%) Boomi
9 9 (25.71%) Northgate
9 9 (25.71%) XSL
9 9 (25.71%) SOAP
10 8 (22.86%) Windows
10 8 (22.86%) Requirements Analysis
10 8 (22.86%) Performance Optimisation
10 8 (22.86%) SDLC
10 8 (22.86%) Software Delivery
11 6 (17.14%) Apache FOP
11 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (17.14%) Shell Script
11 6 (17.14%) ETL
12 5 (14.29%) Data Modelling
12 5 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (14.29%) Java

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 12 (34.29%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (5.71%) IIS
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (2.86%) SAS
3 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle Assets
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 10 (28.57%) Boomi
2 1 (2.86%) AtomSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (42.86%) Oracle Database
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (8.57%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.71%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 2 (5.71%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.71%) SSDT
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.57%) Subversion
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.71%) Banking
2 2 (5.71%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 23 (65.71%) Developer
2 10 (28.57%) Applications Developer
3 9 (25.71%) SQL Developer
4 8 (22.86%) Oracle Developer
5 6 (17.14%) PL/SQL Developer
6 4 (11.43%) Architect
6 4 (11.43%) Oracle Architect
6 4 (11.43%) Report Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Consultant
7 3 (8.57%) Oracle Applications Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Administrator
8 2 (5.71%) ASP Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (5.71%) C# Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (5.71%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Perl Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (5.71%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (37.14%) CSS
2 12 (34.29%) XML
3 11 (31.43%) Web Services
4 10 (28.57%) HTML
4 10 (28.57%) XSLT
5 9 (25.71%) SOAP
5 9 (25.71%) XSL
6 6 (17.14%) Apache FOP
7 5 (14.29%) JSON
7 5 (14.29%) Node.js
7 5 (14.29%) REST
8 2 (5.71%) .NET
8 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.71%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.86%) DTCC
3 1 (2.86%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) Windows
2 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (11.43%) Linux
4 4 (11.43%) Unix
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Server
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.71%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) Performance Optimisation
1 8 (22.86%) Requirements Analysis
1 8 (22.86%) SDLC
1 8 (22.86%) Software Delivery
2 6 (17.14%) ETL
3 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 5 (14.29%) DevOps
4 4 (11.43%) Migration
5 3 (8.57%) ERD
6 2 (5.71%) Data Migration
6 2 (5.71%) ITIL
6 2 (5.71%) Open Source
6 2 (5.71%) Software Distribution
6 2 (5.71%) Workflow
7 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.86%) Integration Testing
7 1 (2.86%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.86%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.86%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) SQL
2 32 (91.43%) PL/SQL
3 13 (37.14%) JavaScript
4 11 (31.43%) Perl
5 6 (17.14%) Shell Script
6 5 (14.29%) Java
7 2 (5.71%) C#
7 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
7 2 (5.71%) VBScript
8 1 (2.86%) PHP
8 1 (2.86%) Python
8 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) DBS Check
2 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (2.86%) Basel III
2 1 (2.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) Control-M
2 1 (2.86%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 34 (97.14%) Oracle
2 12 (34.29%) Citrix
3 10 (28.57%) Dell
4 9 (25.71%) Northgate
5 2 (5.71%) IBM