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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 9 9 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL 66 41 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 16.97% 12.06% 16.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.95% 24.70% 48.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 37 38
Median daily rate £363 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £444 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £21.19 £45.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.91% +100.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £33.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-23.88% +34.00%
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
228 166 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 58.61% 48.82% 34.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 139 72
Median daily rate £418 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £241 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 1
Median hourly rate £36.50 £55.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.63% +144.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 30 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxford

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 65 (55.08%) Java
2 54 (45.76%) JavaScript
3 49 (41.53%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (34.75%) AngularJS
5 37 (31.36%) JUnit
6 34 (28.81%) Amazon AWS
7 33 (27.97%) Kanban
7 33 (27.97%) Maven
7 33 (27.97%) Scrum
8 32 (27.12%) Jenkins
9 31 (26.27%) Microsoft Azure
10 29 (24.58%) JSON
10 29 (24.58%) GitHub
11 28 (23.73%) Spring
12 27 (22.88%) Oracle
13 26 (22.03%) J2EE
13 26 (22.03%) JMS
13 26 (22.03%) Finance
13 26 (22.03%) RESTful
14 24 (20.34%) HTML
14 24 (20.34%) Cucumber
15 23 (19.49%) MongoDB
15 23 (19.49%) Mockito
15 23 (19.49%) Tomcat
15 23 (19.49%) Elasticsearch
16 22 (18.64%) Couchbase
16 22 (18.64%) Spock
16 22 (18.64%) Cloud Computing
17 20 (16.95%) Migration
18 19 (16.10%) ETL

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 23 (19.49%) Elasticsearch
1 23 (19.49%) Tomcat
2 9 (7.63%) Confluence
3 6 (5.08%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (1.69%) Apache
4 2 (1.69%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.69%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.85%) CMS
5 1 (0.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (2.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.69%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 34 (28.81%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (26.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (24.58%) GitHub
4 22 (18.64%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.85%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.85%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.85%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.85%) AWS OpsWorks
5 1 (0.85%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.69%) DHCP
1 2 (1.69%) DNS
2 1 (0.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (19.49%) MongoDB
2 22 (18.64%) Couchbase
3 18 (15.25%) SQL Server
4 17 (14.41%) Oracle Database
5 12 (10.17%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (10.17%) Relational Database
5 12 (10.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (10.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (7.63%) MySQL
7 4 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.69%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.69%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.85%) Big Data
9 1 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.85%) MS Access
9 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 37 (31.36%) JUnit
2 33 (27.97%) Maven
3 32 (27.12%) Jenkins
4 24 (20.34%) Cucumber
5 23 (19.49%) Mockito
6 22 (18.64%) Spock
7 12 (10.17%) Git (software)
8 10 (8.47%) JIRA
9 8 (6.78%) SoapUI
9 8 (6.78%) Talend Open Studio
10 3 (2.54%) Gradle
11 2 (1.69%) PeopleTools
12 1 (0.85%) CircleCI
12 1 (0.85%) GitLab
12 1 (0.85%) MSTest
12 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 1 (0.85%) Travis CI
12 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (22.03%) Finance
2 13 (11.02%) Publishing
3 6 (5.08%) Manufacturing
3 6 (5.08%) Retail
4 3 (2.54%) Back Office
5 2 (1.69%) Marketing
6 1 (0.85%) Automotive
6 1 (0.85%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 68 (57.63%) Developer
2 42 (35.59%) Java Developer
3 25 (21.19%) Analyst
4 18 (15.25%) SQL Developer
5 14 (11.86%) ETL Developer
6 13 (11.02%) Data Analyst
7 11 (9.32%) Data Migration Developer
7 11 (9.32%) Oracle Developer
8 9 (7.63%) C# Developer
8 9 (7.63%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 9 (7.63%) Java Engineer
8 9 (7.63%) Java Software Developer
8 9 (7.63%) Java Software Engineer
8 9 (7.63%) PHP Developer
8 9 (7.63%) Software Engineer
8 9 (7.63%) SQL Analyst
8 9 (7.63%) Test Analyst
9 8 (6.78%) Angular Developer
10 7 (5.93%) Database Developer
10 7 (5.93%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (34.75%) AngularJS
2 29 (24.58%) JSON
3 28 (23.73%) Spring
4 26 (22.03%) J2EE
4 26 (22.03%) JMS
4 26 (22.03%) RESTful
5 24 (20.34%) HTML
6 13 (11.02%) HTML5
7 12 (10.17%) CSS
8 11 (9.32%) Web Services
8 11 (9.32%) XHTML
9 8 (6.78%) SOAP
10 5 (4.24%) .NET
11 3 (2.54%) CSS3
11 3 (2.54%) JPA
11 3 (2.54%) RabbitMQ
12 2 (1.69%) Castor
12 2 (1.69%) Grails
12 2 (1.69%) jQuery
12 2 (1.69%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.32%) Data Integration
2 8 (6.78%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.08%) Clustering
3 6 (5.08%) Data Structures
3 6 (5.08%) Replication
4 3 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.69%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.69%) W3C
5 2 (1.69%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.85%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.85%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.85%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.85%) NHS
6 1 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.47%) Linux
2 9 (7.63%) Unix
3 2 (1.69%) Windows
4 1 (0.85%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (41.53%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (27.97%) Kanban
2 33 (27.97%) Scrum
3 20 (16.95%) Migration
4 19 (16.10%) ETL
5 14 (11.86%) Continuous Improvement
5 14 (11.86%) Data Migration
6 13 (11.02%) Multithreading
7 12 (10.17%) Business Analysis
8 11 (9.32%) Performance Testing
9 10 (8.47%) Process Improvement
9 10 (8.47%) Project Management
9 10 (8.47%) Software Engineering
10 9 (7.63%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (7.63%) Product Management
11 8 (6.78%) API Testing
11 8 (6.78%) Data Validation
11 8 (6.78%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (6.78%) Test Planning
11 8 (6.78%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (55.08%) Java
2 54 (45.76%) JavaScript
3 15 (12.71%) C#
4 13 (11.02%) T-SQL
5 10 (8.47%) PL/SQL
6 9 (7.63%) PHP
7 7 (5.93%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.85%) C++
8 1 (0.85%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 1 (0.85%) Perl
8 1 (0.85%) Scala
8 1 (0.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (8.47%) Degree
2 7 (5.93%) OCP
2 7 (5.93%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (2.54%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.69%) DBS Check
4 2 (1.69%) ISEB
5 1 (0.85%) CCNA
5 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.85%) MCSE
5 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.02%) QA
2 6 (5.08%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (5.93%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (3.39%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.39%) Docker
3 1 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (5.93%) Data Guard
1 7 (5.93%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (2.54%) NetBackup
2 3 (2.54%) SCCM
2 3 (2.54%) SCOM
3 1 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.85%) Mesos
3 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (22.88%) Oracle
2 8 (6.78%) Talend
3 6 (5.08%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.08%) Tableau
4 4 (3.39%) GoldenSource
4 4 (3.39%) VMware
5 3 (2.54%) Dell
5 3 (2.54%) Veritas
6 2 (1.69%) ForgeRock
6 2 (1.69%) NetApp
6 2 (1.69%) Pega
6 2 (1.69%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (1.69%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.85%) Cisco
7 1 (0.85%) HP
7 1 (0.85%) SAP
7 1 (0.85%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.85%) Zend
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