The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 84 38 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 23.86% 12.93% 13.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.08% 26.76% 41.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 33 43
Median daily rate £413 £275 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £470 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.49% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £20.65 £45.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.12% +114.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.13 £45.00 £19.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.16 £45.00 £24.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +34.61%
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
195 142 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 55.40% 48.30% 33.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 115 116
Median daily rate £466 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.26% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £225 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 3
Median hourly rate £21.29 £55.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.29% +139.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £45.00 £19.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.40 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 December 2016.

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 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for SQL.

1 83 (56.08%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (48.65%) Java
3 50 (33.78%) JavaScript
4 49 (33.11%) JUnit
5 48 (32.43%) Maven
6 47 (31.76%) Jenkins
7 44 (29.73%) Spring
8 43 (29.05%) Scrum
9 39 (26.35%) GitHub
10 37 (25.00%) AngularJS
10 37 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
11 36 (24.32%) Mockito
11 36 (24.32%) Migration
12 35 (23.65%) Cucumber
13 33 (22.30%) Publishing
14 32 (21.62%) JSON
14 32 (21.62%) Kanban
15 30 (20.27%) RESTful
15 30 (20.27%) Microsoft Azure
16 29 (19.59%) J2EE
16 29 (19.59%) JMS
17 27 (18.24%) Oracle
17 27 (18.24%) SQL Server
18 26 (17.57%) Elasticsearch
19 24 (16.22%) ETL
19 24 (16.22%) Cloud Computing
20 23 (15.54%) MongoDB
20 23 (15.54%) Tomcat
20 23 (15.54%) Finance
21 22 (14.86%) Continuous Integration

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 26 (17.57%) Elasticsearch
2 23 (15.54%) Tomcat
3 11 (7.43%) WebSphere
3 11 (7.43%) WebSphere Process Server
4 10 (6.76%) JBoss
5 9 (6.08%) Confluence
6 8 (5.41%) Alfresco
6 8 (5.41%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (2.70%) nginx
7 4 (2.70%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (1.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.35%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.68%) Apache
9 1 (0.68%) CMS
9 1 (0.68%) Drupal
9 1 (0.68%) IIS
9 1 (0.68%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (3.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.70%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (2.70%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (2.03%) Oracle TCA
3 2 (1.35%) Infor CloudSuite
3 2 (1.35%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 2 (1.35%) Infor CRM
3 2 (1.35%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.35%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 39 (26.35%) GitHub
2 37 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (20.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 24 (16.22%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.68%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.68%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.38%) Intranet
2 4 (2.70%) DNS
3 3 (2.03%) DHCP
4 2 (1.35%) WAN
5 1 (0.68%) FTP
5 1 (0.68%) Internet
5 1 (0.68%) LAN
5 1 (0.68%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (18.24%) SQL Server
2 23 (15.54%) MongoDB
3 21 (14.19%) Couchbase
4 11 (7.43%) Oracle Database
5 10 (6.76%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (5.41%) MySQL
7 6 (4.05%) Snowflake Schema
7 6 (4.05%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (4.05%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (3.38%) MariaDB
8 5 (3.38%) OLAP
8 5 (3.38%) OLTP
8 5 (3.38%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (2.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.35%) Data Mining
10 2 (1.35%) MS Access
10 2 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 49 (33.11%) JUnit
2 48 (32.43%) Maven
3 47 (31.76%) Jenkins
4 36 (24.32%) Mockito
5 35 (23.65%) Cucumber
6 22 (14.86%) Git (software)
6 22 (14.86%) Spock
7 20 (13.51%) JIRA
7 20 (13.51%) Talend Open Studio
8 7 (4.73%) SoapUI
9 4 (2.70%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (2.03%) Ant
10 3 (2.03%) Gradle
11 2 (1.35%) PeopleTools
11 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 1 (0.68%) GitLab
12 1 (0.68%) LabVIEW
12 1 (0.68%) Liquibase
12 1 (0.68%) Selenium
12 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (22.30%) Publishing
2 23 (15.54%) Finance
3 5 (3.38%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.38%) Retail
4 3 (2.03%) Back Office
5 2 (1.35%) Front Office
6 1 (0.68%) Automotive
6 1 (0.68%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 86 (58.11%) Developer
2 50 (33.78%) Java Developer
3 25 (16.89%) Analyst
4 20 (13.51%) ETL Developer
5 18 (12.16%) Tester
6 13 (8.78%) SQL Developer
7 12 (8.11%) Software Engineer
8 11 (7.43%) AWS Developer
8 11 (7.43%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 11 (7.43%) Java Engineer
8 11 (7.43%) Java Software Developer
8 11 (7.43%) Java Software Engineer
9 10 (6.76%) Test Analyst
10 9 (6.08%) Agile Developer
10 9 (6.08%) Data Analyst
10 9 (6.08%) PHP Developer
11 8 (5.41%) Agile Java Developer
11 8 (5.41%) Software Developer
12 7 (4.73%) SQL Analyst
12 7 (4.73%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (29.73%) Spring
2 37 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 32 (21.62%) JSON
4 30 (20.27%) RESTful
5 29 (19.59%) J2EE
5 29 (19.59%) JMS
6 20 (13.51%) Java EE
7 17 (11.49%) HTML
8 12 (8.11%) CSS
9 10 (6.76%) SOAP
10 8 (5.41%) Web Services
10 8 (5.41%) XML
11 7 (4.73%) jQuery
12 6 (4.05%) REST
13 5 (3.38%) Grails
13 5 (3.38%) HTML5
13 5 (3.38%) Node.js
14 4 (2.70%) .NET
14 4 (2.70%) Spring MVC
14 4 (2.70%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.08%) Informatics
2 8 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.05%) Data Structures
4 4 (2.70%) Data Integration
5 3 (2.03%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.35%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.68%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.68%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.68%) NHS
7 1 (0.68%) RIA
7 1 (0.68%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.70%) Linux
2 2 (1.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (56.08%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (29.05%) Scrum
3 36 (24.32%) Migration
4 32 (21.62%) Kanban
5 24 (16.22%) ETL
6 22 (14.86%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (14.19%) Software Testing
8 20 (13.51%) TDD
9 19 (12.84%) SDLC
10 18 (12.16%) User Acceptance Testing
11 17 (11.49%) Test Scripting
11 17 (11.49%) Unit Testing
12 16 (10.81%) DevOps
13 13 (8.78%) BPEL
13 13 (8.78%) BPMN
13 13 (8.78%) Multithreading
13 13 (8.78%) Software Engineering
14 12 (8.11%) Process Improvement
15 11 (7.43%) Continuous Improvement
15 11 (7.43%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 72 (48.65%) Java
2 50 (33.78%) JavaScript
3 9 (6.08%) C#
3 9 (6.08%) PHP
4 7 (4.73%) T-SQL
5 4 (2.70%) PL/SQL
6 3 (2.03%) XPath
7 2 (1.35%) VB
8 1 (0.68%) C
8 1 (0.68%) C++
8 1 (0.68%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.68%) Perl
8 1 (0.68%) Scala
8 1 (0.68%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (12.84%) ISEB
1 19 (12.84%) ISTQB
2 17 (11.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 14 (9.46%) Degree
4 3 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.35%) DBS Check
5 2 (1.35%) MCSE
6 1 (0.68%) CCNA
6 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.11%) QA
2 4 (2.70%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (4.73%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (2.70%) NetBackup
1 4 (2.70%) SCCM
1 4 (2.70%) SCOM
2 2 (1.35%) Ansible
2 2 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (18.24%) Oracle
2 20 (13.51%) Talend
3 10 (6.76%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.38%) Dell
4 5 (3.38%) VMware
5 4 (2.70%) GoldenSource
5 4 (2.70%) Veritas
6 3 (2.03%) NetApp
6 3 (2.03%) SAP
7 2 (1.35%) Infor
7 2 (1.35%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (1.35%) Tableau
8 1 (0.68%) Cisco
8 1 (0.68%) IBM
8 1 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.68%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.68%) Zend
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