The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 47 23 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 13.86% 12.11% 10.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.59% 30.26% 31.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 13 15
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£350 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £250 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £504 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.94 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £23.33 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+11.44% -18.85%
SQL
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Programming Languages Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
113 76 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 33.33% 40.00% 33.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 52 35
Average daily rate £375 £365 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £492 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £20.94 £27.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.85% +48.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.69 £27.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.19 £27.50 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Oxford region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Oxford region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL.

1 28 (37.33%) HTML
2 26 (34.67%) XML
3 23 (30.67%) SQL Server
4 22 (29.33%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (28.00%) Java
6 20 (26.67%) XSLT
6 20 (26.67%) Oracle
7 19 (25.33%) Spring
8 17 (22.67%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (21.33%) CSS
9 16 (21.33%) JavaScript
9 16 (21.33%) J2EE
10 14 (18.67%) Web Services
10 14 (18.67%) MVC
11 13 (17.33%) jQuery
11 13 (17.33%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
12 12 (16.00%) T-SQL
12 12 (16.00%) Microsoft
13 11 (14.67%) MS Excel
14 10 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (13.33%) C#
14 10 (13.33%) .NET
14 10 (13.33%) Linux
14 10 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 10 (13.33%) Ajax
15 9 (12.00%) Spring MVC
15 9 (12.00%) Unit Testing
15 9 (12.00%) SOA
15 9 (12.00%) Scrum

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (10.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (9.33%) WebLogic
3 3 (4.00%) Apache
4 2 (2.67%) IIS
4 2 (2.67%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.67%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.67%) ColdFusion
4 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.67%) Node.js
5 1 (1.33%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.33%) Drupal
5 1 (1.33%) WordPress
5 1 (1.33%) Moodle
5 1 (1.33%) SAS
5 1 (1.33%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (14.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.33%) FastStats
2 1 (1.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (10.67%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.33%) Academy Housing
4 1 (1.33%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) SAN
1 2 (2.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (30.67%) SQL Server
2 12 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (10.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (9.33%) MySQL
6 5 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (6.67%) Pentaho
7 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (4.00%) Oracle Database
8 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.33%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.33%) SSDT
10 1 (1.33%) Data Mining
10 1 (1.33%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.33%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (10.67%) Subversion
2 7 (9.33%) Ant
2 7 (9.33%) Maven
3 6 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.67%) JIRA
6 1 (1.33%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.33%) Selenium
6 1 (1.33%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.33%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.33%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (8.00%) Finance
1 6 (8.00%) Marketing
2 4 (5.33%) Publishing
3 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.67%) Electronics
3 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.33%) Banking
4 1 (1.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 49 (65.33%) Developer
2 14 (18.67%) SQL Developer
3 11 (14.67%) Java Developer
4 7 (9.33%) Consultant
4 7 (9.33%) Software Engineer
5 6 (8.00%) .NET Developer
5 6 (8.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 5 (6.67%) Tester
6 5 (6.67%) Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Developer
8 3 (4.00%) SOA Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Middleware Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Java Software Developer
8 3 (4.00%) SQL DBA
8 3 (4.00%) Business Consultant
8 3 (4.00%) Senior Oracle Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (37.33%) HTML
2 26 (34.67%) XML
3 20 (26.67%) XSLT
4 19 (25.33%) Spring
5 16 (21.33%) CSS
5 16 (21.33%) J2EE
6 14 (18.67%) Web Services
7 13 (17.33%) jQuery
8 10 (13.33%) .NET
8 10 (13.33%) Ajax
9 9 (12.00%) Spring MVC
10 8 (10.67%) Oracle ADF
10 8 (10.67%) JSF
10 8 (10.67%) JMS
10 8 (10.67%) Oracle Fusion
11 7 (9.33%) .NET Framework
11 7 (9.33%) ASP.NET
12 6 (8.00%) REST
13 5 (6.67%) Middleware
14 4 (5.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.67%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (8.00%) NHS
3 5 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.67%) Data Integration
4 4 (5.33%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.67%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.67%) DTV
5 2 (2.67%) Clustering
5 2 (2.67%) PMI
5 2 (2.67%) Open Source
6 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.33%) Linux
2 8 (10.67%) Windows
3 3 (4.00%) UNIX
4 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (29.33%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (22.67%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (18.67%) MVC
4 13 (17.33%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (12.00%) Unit Testing
5 9 (12.00%) SOA
5 9 (12.00%) Scrum
6 8 (10.67%) TDD
6 8 (10.67%) ETL
6 8 (10.67%) Software Engineering
7 7 (9.33%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (8.00%) BDD
9 5 (6.67%) Business Analytics
9 5 (6.67%) Analytics
10 4 (5.33%) Waterfall
11 3 (4.00%) Test Automation
11 3 (4.00%) Integration Testing
11 3 (4.00%) CRM
11 3 (4.00%) Workflow
12 2 (2.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (28.00%) Java
2 16 (21.33%) JavaScript
3 12 (16.00%) T-SQL
4 10 (13.33%) C#
5 8 (10.67%) XQuery
5 8 (10.67%) XPath
6 7 (9.33%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 3 (4.00%) Python
7 3 (4.00%) VB.NET
7 3 (4.00%) PHP
8 1 (1.33%) PHP5
8 1 (1.33%) VB
8 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (2.67%) PMP
1 2 (2.67%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.67%) Terminal Server
1 2 (2.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (10.67%) Oracle Identity Management
2 7 (9.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (2.67%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.67%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.67%) SCDPM
4 1 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (26.67%) Oracle
2 12 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.33%) Telerik
4 2 (2.67%) Symantec
4 2 (2.67%) Sophos
4 2 (2.67%) VMware
4 2 (2.67%) SAP
4 2 (2.67%) Citrix
4 2 (2.67%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (1.33%) Northgate
5 1 (1.33%) Capita
5 1 (1.33%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.33%) Alterian
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £250 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Oxford
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago