Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 859 822 860
Rank change year-on-year -37 +38 -34
Contract jobs citing SQLPlus 38 47 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.037% 0.048% 0.055%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.16% 0.21% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 31 39
UK median daily rate £430 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.67% -6.25% +22.14%
10th Percentile £369 £300 £270
90th Percentile £488 £538 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £366 £300
% change year-on-year +16.96% +21.83% -6.25%
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 23,416 22,166 24,031
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.75% 22.43% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,416 14,786 16,144
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £281
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 276 388
UK median hourly rate £28.75 £29.56 £29.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.74% -1.27% +5.05%
10th Percentile £13.25 £12.19 £11.25
90th Percentile £56.00 £53.75 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year -4.17% +5.26% -3.39%

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 September 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 9 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 September 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 -41 38 £430 +14.67% 18
UK excluding London -7 34 £428 +16.96% 14
South East -2 21 £425 +3.03% 8
Midlands -11 11 £473 +12.50%
East Midlands - 11 £473 -
London -31 4 £475 -5.00% 6
East of England -3 1 £250 -28.57% 2
Yorkshire -17 1 £450 +16.13%
North of England -26 1 £450 +33.33% 2

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 38 (100.00%) Oracle
1 38 (100.00%) SQL
2 37 (97.37%) PL/SQL
3 25 (65.79%) JavaScript
4 22 (57.89%) HTML
4 22 (57.89%) CSS
5 20 (52.63%) XML
6 18 (47.37%) Unix
7 16 (42.11%) Windows
7 16 (42.11%) Oracle Database
8 15 (39.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (34.21%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (31.58%) Web Services
10 12 (31.58%) Windows Server
11 11 (28.95%) Relational Database
11 11 (28.95%) Oracle Reports
11 11 (28.95%) Citrix
11 11 (28.95%) Oracle Application Server
12 10 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (23.68%) Dell
13 9 (23.68%) XSLT
13 9 (23.68%) QlikView
13 9 (23.68%) Oracle BI EE
13 9 (23.68%) Boomi
14 8 (21.05%) Northgate
14 8 (21.05%) XSL
14 8 (21.05%) SOAP
14 8 (21.05%) ETL
15 7 (18.42%) Shell Script
15 7 (18.42%) Problem-Solving

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 11 (28.95%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (5.26%) IIS
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (2.63%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle FAH
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.68%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) FTP
2 4 (10.53%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (42.11%) Oracle Database
2 11 (28.95%) Oracle Reports
2 11 (28.95%) Relational Database
3 10 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (23.68%) Oracle BI EE
4 9 (23.68%) QlikView
5 5 (13.16%) Qlik Sense
5 5 (13.16%) RDBMS
6 4 (10.53%) Essbase
6 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
7 3 (7.89%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (5.26%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (5.26%) SSDT
9 1 (2.63%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) LoadRunner
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (5.26%) Subversion
1 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
1 2 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.63%) ProC
General
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
2 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (47.37%) Developer
2 10 (26.32%) Applications Developer
3 9 (23.68%) Business Intelligence Specialist
4 8 (21.05%) SQL Developer
5 6 (15.79%) Analyst
5 6 (15.79%) Oracle Analyst
5 6 (15.79%) PL/SQL Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Oracle Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (10.53%) Consultant
7 4 (10.53%) Data Warehouse Specialist
7 4 (10.53%) Technical Specialist
8 3 (7.89%) Applications Consultant
8 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 3 (7.89%) E-Business Analyst
8 3 (7.89%) Oracle Applications Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Report Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 2 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Performance Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (57.89%) CSS
1 22 (57.89%) HTML
2 20 (52.63%) XML
3 12 (31.58%) Web Services
4 9 (23.68%) XSLT
5 8 (21.05%) SOAP
5 8 (21.05%) XSL
6 6 (15.79%) Oracle Streams
7 5 (13.16%) Apache FOP
8 4 (10.53%) .NET
8 4 (10.53%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 3 (7.89%) jQuery
10 2 (5.26%) Ajax
10 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET
10 2 (5.26%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.53%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (47.37%) Unix
2 16 (42.11%) Windows
3 15 (39.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (31.58%) Windows Server
5 6 (15.79%) Linux
6 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (5.26%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (21.05%) ETL
3 7 (18.42%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (15.79%) Collaborative Working
4 6 (15.79%) Prototyping
5 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (7.89%) Configuration Management
7 3 (7.89%) ERD
7 3 (7.89%) ITIL
7 3 (7.89%) Migration
7 3 (7.89%) SDLC
8 2 (5.26%) Database Optimisation
8 2 (5.26%) Load Balancing
8 2 (5.26%) Load Testing
8 2 (5.26%) Scenario Testing
8 2 (5.26%) Scrum
8 2 (5.26%) User Stories
8 2 (5.26%) Workflow
9 1 (2.63%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) SQL
2 37 (97.37%) PL/SQL
3 25 (65.79%) JavaScript
4 7 (18.42%) Shell Script
5 4 (10.53%) C#
5 4 (10.53%) Perl
5 4 (10.53%) T-SQL
6 3 (7.89%) Python
7 2 (5.26%) VBScript
8 1 (2.63%) C
8 1 (2.63%) Java
8 1 (2.63%) PHP
8 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Control-M
2 1 (2.63%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) Oracle
2 11 (28.95%) Citrix
3 9 (23.68%) Dell
4 8 (21.05%) Northgate
5 5 (13.16%) Hyperion
6 1 (2.63%) IBM