The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Oxford region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 34 25 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 15.96% 11.74% 13.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 48.57% 36.23% 36.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 12 17
Average daily rate
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£316 £213 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.82% -43.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £99 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £323 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £20.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Programming Languages Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
70 69 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 32.86% 32.39% 35.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 36 56
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £193 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £508 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
SQL
Oxfordshire

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 25 (49.02%) SQL Server
2 21 (41.18%) .NET
3 20 (39.22%) C#
4 14 (27.45%) Web Services
5 13 (25.49%) ASP.NET
5 13 (25.49%) HTML
5 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
5 13 (25.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (23.53%) T-SQL
7 11 (21.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (19.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (17.65%) CSS
9 9 (17.65%) XML
9 9 (17.65%) jQuery
10 8 (15.69%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (15.69%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (15.69%) Windows
10 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
10 8 (15.69%) MS Excel
10 8 (15.69%) MVC
11 7 (13.73%) Oracle
11 7 (13.73%) .NET Framework
12 6 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (11.76%) REST
12 6 (11.76%) Java
12 6 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (11.76%) Subversion
13 5 (9.80%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (9.80%) NHS

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (7.84%) CMS
1 4 (7.84%) Umbraco
1 4 (7.84%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (5.88%) Apache
3 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.92%) ColdFusion
3 2 (3.92%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.92%) IIS
4 1 (1.96%) SAS
4 1 (1.96%) Moodle
Applications
1 8 (15.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) SPSS
2 1 (1.96%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.96%) Academy Housing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) SAN
2 1 (1.96%) DHCP
2 1 (1.96%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (49.02%) SQL Server
2 13 (25.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (21.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (19.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (15.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (9.80%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (9.80%) MySQL
7 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (9.80%) Oracle Database
8 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
11 1 (1.96%) SSDT
11 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
11 1 (1.96%) SQLPlus
11 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (1.96%) Data Mining
11 1 (1.96%) OLTP
11 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Subversion
1 6 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (9.80%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.92%) JIRA
4 1 (1.96%) Selenium
4 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.96%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.96%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.96%) PHPUnit
General
1 4 (7.84%) Marketing
2 3 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (1.96%) Automotive
3 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.96%) Publishing
3 1 (1.96%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Retail
3 1 (1.96%) Electronics
3 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (74.51%) Developer
2 15 (29.41%) .NET Developer
3 14 (27.45%) SQL Developer
4 6 (11.76%) Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) DBA
5 4 (7.84%) C# Developer
5 4 (7.84%) SQL DBA
5 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (7.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (7.84%) CMS Developer
5 4 (7.84%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) VB Developer
7 2 (3.92%) VB6 Developer
7 2 (3.92%) ColdFusion Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (3.92%) CRM Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (41.18%) .NET
2 14 (27.45%) Web Services
3 13 (25.49%) ASP.NET
3 13 (25.49%) HTML
4 9 (17.65%) CSS
4 9 (17.65%) XML
4 9 (17.65%) jQuery
5 7 (13.73%) .NET Framework
6 6 (11.76%) REST
7 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (9.80%) XSLT
8 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 4 (7.84%) WCF
8 4 (7.84%) OOXML
8 4 (7.84%) Kendo UI
8 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (7.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 3 (5.88%) SOAP
9 3 (5.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) NHS
2 4 (7.84%) N-Tier
3 3 (5.88%) Clustering
4 1 (1.96%) Open Source
4 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.96%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.69%) Windows
2 3 (5.88%) UNIX
3 2 (3.92%) Linux
3 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.69%) MVC
1 8 (15.69%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (7.84%) ETL
3 4 (7.84%) Unit Testing
3 4 (7.84%) Waterfall
4 3 (5.88%) Workflow
4 3 (5.88%) CRM
5 2 (3.92%) E-Commerce
5 2 (3.92%) Service Management
5 2 (3.92%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.92%) Data Analysis
5 2 (3.92%) Scrum
5 2 (3.92%) Manual Testing
5 2 (3.92%) MVVM
6 1 (1.96%) OO PHP
6 1 (1.96%) User Stories
6 1 (1.96%) Automation Testing
6 1 (1.96%) Test Scripting
6 1 (1.96%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (39.22%) C#
2 12 (23.53%) T-SQL
3 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
4 6 (11.76%) Java
5 4 (7.84%) VB.NET
6 3 (5.88%) PHP
7 2 (3.92%) VB
7 2 (3.92%) VB6
8 1 (1.96%) PHP5
8 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.96%) Python
8 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.96%) ISEB
1 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (1.96%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.96%) SCCM
1 1 (1.96%) SCOM
1 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.73%) Oracle
3 4 (7.84%) Telerik
3 4 (7.84%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.96%) Alterian
4 1 (1.96%) Northgate
4 1 (1.96%) Capita
4 1 (1.96%) SAP
4 1 (1.96%) VMware
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