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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 49 29 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 19.37% 14.22% 12.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 52.13% 33.72% 36.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 16 15
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£315 £358 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.88% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £113 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.30% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £23.13 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+12.43% -15.90%
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
94 86 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 37.15% 42.16% 35.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 52 44
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £227 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +46.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 26 (37.68%) SQL Server
1 26 (37.68%) XML
2 22 (31.88%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (30.43%) HTML
4 20 (28.99%) Java
4 20 (28.99%) XSLT
4 20 (28.99%) Oracle
5 18 (26.09%) Spring
6 16 (23.19%) Web Services
7 15 (21.74%) J2EE
7 15 (21.74%) MVC
8 13 (18.84%) .NET
8 13 (18.84%) C#
8 13 (18.84%) T-SQL
8 13 (18.84%) Microsoft
8 13 (18.84%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (18.84%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (17.39%) jQuery
9 12 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (15.94%) MS Excel
10 11 (15.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (14.49%) JavaScript
12 9 (13.04%) ASP.NET
12 9 (13.04%) CSS
12 9 (13.04%) Windows
12 9 (13.04%) Linux
12 9 (13.04%) Ajax
12 9 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (13.04%) Unit Testing
12 9 (13.04%) Spring MVC

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 7 (10.14%) WebLogic
1 7 (10.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (4.35%) Apache
3 2 (2.90%) ColdFusion
3 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.90%) IIS
3 2 (2.90%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.45%) SAS
4 1 (1.45%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.45%) Node.js
4 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.45%) Moodle
Applications
1 11 (15.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.45%) SPSS
2 1 (1.45%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 7 (10.14%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.45%) Academy Housing
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.35%) SAN
2 1 (1.45%) DHCP
2 1 (1.45%) DNS
2 1 (1.45%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (37.68%) SQL Server
2 13 (18.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (15.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (10.14%) MySQL
5 7 (10.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (7.25%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (5.80%) Oracle Database
7 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (1.45%) SQLPlus
10 1 (1.45%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 8 (11.59%) Subversion
2 7 (10.14%) Ant
2 7 (10.14%) Maven
3 6 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (5.80%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.90%) JIRA
6 1 (1.45%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.45%) Selenium
6 1 (1.45%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.45%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.45%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (8.70%) Marketing
1 6 (8.70%) Finance
2 4 (5.80%) Publishing
3 2 (2.90%) Electronics
3 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.45%) Automotive
4 1 (1.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (69.57%) Developer
2 14 (20.29%) SQL Developer
3 11 (15.94%) Java Developer
4 9 (13.04%) .NET Developer
5 6 (8.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 5 (7.25%) Tester
6 5 (7.25%) Software Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) DBA
7 4 (5.80%) Software Developer
7 4 (5.80%) SQL DBA
8 3 (4.35%) Java Software Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Java Software Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Middleware Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Oracle SOA Developer
9 2 (2.90%) SOA Developer
9 2 (2.90%) CRM Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Senior Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (37.68%) XML
2 21 (30.43%) HTML
3 20 (28.99%) XSLT
4 18 (26.09%) Spring
5 16 (23.19%) Web Services
6 15 (21.74%) J2EE
7 13 (18.84%) .NET
8 12 (17.39%) jQuery
9 9 (13.04%) ASP.NET
9 9 (13.04%) CSS
9 9 (13.04%) Ajax
9 9 (13.04%) Spring MVC
10 7 (10.14%) JMS
10 7 (10.14%) Oracle ADF
10 7 (10.14%) Oracle Fusion
10 7 (10.14%) JSF
10 7 (10.14%) .NET Framework
11 6 (8.70%) REST
12 5 (7.25%) Middleware
12 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.70%) NHS
3 4 (5.80%) N-Tier
4 3 (4.35%) Clustering
5 2 (2.90%) Open Source
5 2 (2.90%) PMI
5 2 (2.90%) DTV
6 1 (1.45%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.04%) Windows
1 9 (13.04%) Linux
2 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (4.35%) UNIX
3 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.45%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.88%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (21.74%) MVC
3 13 (18.84%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (13.04%) Unit Testing
6 8 (11.59%) TDD
6 8 (11.59%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (11.59%) Scrum
6 8 (11.59%) SOA
7 7 (10.14%) Software Engineering
8 6 (8.70%) BDD
9 5 (7.25%) Waterfall
10 3 (4.35%) Workflow
10 3 (4.35%) ETL
10 3 (4.35%) CRM
10 3 (4.35%) Integration Testing
10 3 (4.35%) Test Automation
11 2 (2.90%) Change Control
11 2 (2.90%) Digital Marketing
11 2 (2.90%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (28.99%) Java
2 13 (18.84%) C#
2 13 (18.84%) T-SQL
3 10 (14.49%) JavaScript
4 7 (10.14%) XQuery
4 7 (10.14%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 7 (10.14%) XPath
5 3 (4.35%) VB.NET
5 3 (4.35%) PHP
5 3 (4.35%) Python
6 1 (1.45%) VB
6 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.45%) VB6
6 1 (1.45%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 2 (2.90%) PMP
1 2 (2.90%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.45%) ISEB
2 1 (1.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.45%) Terminal Server
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (11.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 7 (10.14%) Oracle Identity Management
3 2 (2.90%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.45%) SCCM
4 1 (1.45%) SCOM
4 1 (1.45%) SCDPM
4 1 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (28.99%) Oracle
2 13 (18.84%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.80%) Telerik
4 2 (2.90%) Jaspersoft
4 2 (2.90%) SAP
4 2 (2.90%) VMware
5 1 (1.45%) Symantec
5 1 (1.45%) Sophos
5 1 (1.45%) Citrix
5 1 (1.45%) Alterian
5 1 (1.45%) Northgate
5 1 (1.45%) Capita
Oxford
Volt
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £305.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Oxford
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago