Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 771 869 863
Rank change year-on-year +98 -6 -2
Contract jobs citing SQLPlus 18 38 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.036% 0.039%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.11% 0.16% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 27 22
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +11.11% -7.35%
10th Percentile £340 £372 £254
90th Percentile £618 £508 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £425 £388
% change year-on-year -8.82% +9.68% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
UK median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 -

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 16,966 23,784 22,717
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.20% 22.58% 21.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,377 16,547 15,613
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £310
90th Percentile £656 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 254 254 268
UK median hourly rate £31.75 £32.49 £30.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.27% +6.08% +9.38%
10th Percentile £13.11 £13.78 £14.25
90th Percentile £65.00 £57.50 £58.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -9.09% -5.71% +25.00%

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 December 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 5 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 December 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 +87 16 £438 -0.28% 5
London +94 9 £513 +10.81% 3
UK excluding London +60 7 £388 -8.82% 2
South East +36 4 £425 -0.58%
East of England +38 3 £350 +40.00%

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 17 (94.44%) SQL
2 14 (77.78%) Oracle
3 12 (66.67%) PL/SQL
4 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 10 (55.56%) Oracle Database
5 8 (44.44%) SDLC
5 8 (44.44%) HTML
6 7 (38.89%) Shell Script
6 7 (38.89%) RDBMS
6 7 (38.89%) Unix
6 7 (38.89%) Linux
6 7 (38.89%) Relational Database
7 6 (33.33%) Server Management
7 6 (33.33%) jQuery
7 6 (33.33%) Configuration Management
8 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (27.78%) AIX
8 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
8 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (16.67%) Windows
9 3 (16.67%) .NET
9 3 (16.67%) Java
9 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
9 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
10 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2017
10 2 (11.11%) Project Delivery
10 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (11.11%) WebEx
10 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Core
10 2 (11.11%) SOLID

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 1 (5.56%) Apache Spark
1 1 (5.56%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) AWS
2 1 (5.56%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) Oracle Database
2 7 (38.89%) RDBMS
2 7 (38.89%) Relational Database
3 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2017
5 1 (5.56%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (5.56%) Big Data
5 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.56%) GIS
5 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
5 1 (5.56%) MySQL
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) TestDirector
1 1 (5.56%) Toad
1 1 (5.56%) XMLSpy
General
1 2 (11.11%) Arabic Language
2 1 (5.56%) Advertising
2 1 (5.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) Oracle Developer
3 4 (22.22%) PL/SQL Developer
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (16.67%) UI Developer
5 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Integration Developer
6 1 (5.56%) HTML Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Oracle Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) HTML
2 6 (33.33%) jQuery
3 3 (16.67%) .NET
3 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 2 (11.11%) Angular 2
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Core
4 2 (11.11%) HTML5
4 2 (11.11%) Node.js
4 2 (11.11%) RESTful
4 2 (11.11%) SOAP
5 1 (5.56%) J2EE
5 1 (5.56%) Kafka
5 1 (5.56%) Pandas
5 1 (5.56%) React
5 1 (5.56%) Redux
5 1 (5.56%) Spring
5 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Linux
1 7 (38.89%) Unix
2 5 (27.78%) AIX
3 3 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (5.56%) Windows NT
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) SDLC
2 6 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 6 (33.33%) Server Management
3 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) BDD
4 2 (11.11%) Data Integration
4 2 (11.11%) Data Mapping
4 2 (11.11%) ETL
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (11.11%) MVC
4 2 (11.11%) OOD
4 2 (11.11%) Project Delivery
4 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.11%) SOLID
4 2 (11.11%) TDD
4 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Data Science
5 1 (5.56%) Refactoring
5 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) SQL
2 12 (66.67%) PL/SQL
3 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 7 (38.89%) Shell Script
5 3 (16.67%) Java
6 2 (11.11%) C#
6 2 (11.11%) Python
6 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
7 1 (5.56%) ANSI SQL
7 1 (5.56%) C
7 1 (5.56%) Go
7 1 (5.56%) PHP
7 1 (5.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (5.56%) ISEB
3 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.56%) Master's Degree
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Data Guard
1 2 (11.11%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Altova
2 1 (5.56%) Aquila
2 1 (5.56%) Google