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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 3 12
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs citing SQL 47 59 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 16.55% 16.12% 9.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.54% 47.20% 34.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 45 11
Average daily rate £380 £413 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.87% +11.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £518 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £21.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £28.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-14.03% +1.78%
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
149 125 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 52.46% 34.15% 26.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 90 32
Average daily rate £425 £403 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +23.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £279 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £518 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 12 February 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 12 February 2016, 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 35 (42.17%) SQL Server
2 24 (28.92%) Microsoft
3 23 (27.71%) ETL
3 23 (27.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (22.89%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (22.89%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (21.69%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (21.69%) Security Cleared
6 17 (20.48%) T-SQL
7 16 (19.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (18.07%) Data Analysis
9 14 (16.87%) Finance
10 13 (15.66%) SC Cleared
11 12 (14.46%) C#
12 11 (13.25%) HTML
12 11 (13.25%) JavaScript
12 11 (13.25%) .NET
12 11 (13.25%) Oracle
12 11 (13.25%) CSS
12 11 (13.25%) SharePoint
12 11 (13.25%) Migration
13 10 (12.05%) CRM
13 10 (12.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 10 (12.05%) Dynamics CRM
14 9 (10.84%) Business Analysis
14 9 (10.84%) Active Directory
14 9 (10.84%) IIS
14 9 (10.84%) Java
14 9 (10.84%) Relational Database
15 8 (9.64%) Analytical Skills

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 11 (13.25%) SharePoint
2 9 (10.84%) IIS
3 7 (8.43%) MS Exchange
3 7 (8.43%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (7.23%) Apache
5 5 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (4.82%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (2.41%) Apache Pig
7 2 (2.41%) Confluence
7 2 (2.41%) Node.js
7 2 (2.41%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.20%) JBoss
8 1 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (7.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.41%) MS Office
2 2 (2.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (12.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.41%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.20%) FastStats
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.61%) IaaS
2 3 (3.61%) Office 365
2 3 (3.61%) PaaS
3 2 (2.41%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.61%) HTTP
1 3 (3.61%) Network Security
2 2 (2.41%) Intranet
3 1 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.20%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.20%) Firewall
3 1 (1.20%) Junos
3 1 (1.20%) LAN
3 1 (1.20%) tcpdump
3 1 (1.20%) VPN
3 1 (1.20%) WAN
3 1 (1.20%) Wireless
3 1 (1.20%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.20%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (42.17%) SQL Server
2 23 (27.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (22.89%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (19.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (12.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (10.84%) Relational Database
7 7 (8.43%) OLAP
7 7 (8.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (8.43%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (7.23%) Oracle Database
9 5 (6.02%) MySQL
9 5 (6.02%) OLAP Cube
9 5 (6.02%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (6.02%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (6.02%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (6.02%) Oracle OWB
10 4 (4.82%) Data Mining
10 4 (4.82%) Power BI
11 2 (2.41%) Big Data
11 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (9.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.82%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (3.61%) JIRA
3 3 (3.61%) MSBuild
4 2 (2.41%) PHPUnit
4 2 (2.41%) Redmine
4 2 (2.41%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.20%) JUnit
5 1 (1.20%) Mockito
5 1 (1.20%) Selenium
General
1 14 (16.87%) Finance
2 3 (3.61%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.41%) Legal
3 2 (2.41%) Retail
4 1 (1.20%) Electronics
4 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.20%) Marketing
4 1 (1.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (38.55%) Developer
2 20 (24.10%) Analyst
3 13 (15.66%) ETL Developer
4 9 (10.84%) Architect
5 8 (9.64%) Consultant
5 8 (9.64%) Data Analyst
6 6 (7.23%) SQL Analyst
6 6 (7.23%) SQL Developer
7 5 (6.02%) .NET Developer
7 5 (6.02%) Information Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) Java Developer
7 5 (6.02%) OBIEE Developer
8 4 (4.82%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 4 (4.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 4 (4.82%) OBIEE Consultant
9 3 (3.61%) Azure Architect
9 3 (3.61%) Cloud Architect
9 3 (3.61%) Data Warehouse Architect
9 3 (3.61%) DBA
9 3 (3.61%) Informatica Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.25%) .NET
1 11 (13.25%) CSS
1 11 (13.25%) HTML
2 8 (9.64%) XML
3 6 (7.23%) ASP.NET
3 6 (7.23%) Web Services
4 5 (6.02%) Ajax
4 5 (6.02%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (6.02%) XSL
5 4 (4.82%) jQuery
5 4 (4.82%) RESTful
5 4 (4.82%) WCF
6 2 (2.41%) Behat
6 2 (2.41%) Celery
6 2 (2.41%) Django
6 2 (2.41%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (2.41%) MDX
6 2 (2.41%) SOAP
6 2 (2.41%) Symfony
6 2 (2.41%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.02%) N-Tier
3 4 (4.82%) NHS
4 3 (3.61%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.41%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.41%) Informatics
5 2 (2.41%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.20%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.20%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.20%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.20%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.20%) Reinsurance
6 1 (1.20%) Replication
6 1 (1.20%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.20%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.43%) Windows
2 3 (3.61%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.20%) Unix
4 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.71%) ETL
2 19 (22.89%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (21.69%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (18.07%) Data Analysis
5 11 (13.25%) Migration
6 10 (12.05%) CRM
7 9 (10.84%) Business Analysis
8 8 (9.64%) Kimball Methodology
9 7 (8.43%) Data Management
9 7 (8.43%) MVC
9 7 (8.43%) Release Management
9 7 (8.43%) TDD
10 6 (7.23%) BDD
10 6 (7.23%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (7.23%) Data Architecture
10 6 (7.23%) Data Mapping
10 6 (7.23%) Data Migration
10 6 (7.23%) DevOps
10 6 (7.23%) Project Management
10 6 (7.23%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.48%) T-SQL
2 12 (14.46%) C#
3 11 (13.25%) JavaScript
4 9 (10.84%) Java
5 7 (8.43%) PL/SQL
6 4 (4.82%) PHP
7 3 (3.61%) Python
8 2 (2.41%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.20%) VB
9 1 (1.20%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (21.69%) Security Cleared
2 13 (15.66%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.41%) Degree
3 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.20%) CCAB
4 1 (1.20%) CCNA
4 1 (1.20%) CCNP
4 1 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.20%) HP APS
4 1 (1.20%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.61%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.41%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.41%) SLA
3 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 9 (10.84%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.43%) Hyper-V
3 6 (7.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.20%) vSphere
Vendors
1 24 (28.92%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.25%) Oracle
3 6 (7.23%) Tableau
3 6 (7.23%) VMware
4 5 (6.02%) IBM
4 5 (6.02%) Informatica
5 4 (4.82%) Talend
6 3 (3.61%) Dell
7 1 (1.20%) 3Com
7 1 (1.20%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.20%) Cisco
7 1 (1.20%) Citrix
7 1 (1.20%) EMC
7 1 (1.20%) Forcepoint
7 1 (1.20%) HP
7 1 (1.20%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.20%) Juniper
7 1 (1.20%) Progress
7 1 (1.20%) SAP
7 1 (1.20%) Siebel
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