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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 3 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 70 42 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 21.60% 14.74% 13.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.11% 28.19% 40.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 37 31
Median daily rate £500 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £485 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Median hourly rate £20.00 - £20.19
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 - £18.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.03 - £23.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +9.09%

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
179 149 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 55.25% 52.28% 34.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 133 83
Median daily rate £475 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £280 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Median hourly rate £20.00 £55.00 £19.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.63% +183.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £55.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.77 £55.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017, 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 77 (56.20%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (40.15%) Java
3 42 (30.66%) Migration
4 40 (29.20%) Spring
5 39 (28.47%) Publishing
6 37 (27.01%) JavaScript
6 37 (27.01%) GitHub
7 36 (26.28%) Jenkins
8 35 (25.55%) Maven
9 34 (24.82%) JUnit
10 32 (23.36%) Scrum
11 31 (22.63%) SQL Server
11 31 (22.63%) Mockito
12 29 (21.17%) Cucumber
13 25 (18.25%) Git (software)
13 25 (18.25%) RESTful
14 24 (17.52%) Java EE
14 24 (17.52%) JSON
14 24 (17.52%) AngularJS
15 23 (16.79%) Amazon AWS
15 23 (16.79%) Oracle
16 22 (16.06%) J2EE
16 22 (16.06%) ETL
17 21 (15.33%) JMS
17 21 (15.33%) Software Testing
17 21 (15.33%) TDD
18 20 (14.60%) Finance
18 20 (14.60%) DevOps
19 19 (13.87%) SDLC
19 19 (13.87%) Elasticsearch

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 19 (13.87%) Elasticsearch
2 17 (12.41%) Tomcat
3 15 (10.95%) JBoss
4 14 (10.22%) WebSphere
4 14 (10.22%) WebSphere Process Server
5 11 (8.03%) Alfresco
5 11 (8.03%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (4.38%) Confluence
7 4 (2.92%) nginx
8 2 (1.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.46%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.73%) Apache
9 1 (0.73%) CMS
9 1 (0.73%) Drupal
9 1 (0.73%) IIS
9 1 (0.73%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (3.65%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.92%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (2.92%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (2.19%) Oracle TCA
3 2 (1.46%) Infor CloudSuite
3 2 (1.46%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 2 (1.46%) Infor CRM
3 2 (1.46%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.73%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.73%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.73%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 37 (27.01%) GitHub
2 23 (16.79%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (13.14%) Cloud Computing
3 18 (13.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.19%) Boomi
5 1 (0.73%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.11%) Intranet
2 4 (2.92%) DNS
2 4 (2.92%) FTP
3 3 (2.19%) DHCP
4 2 (1.46%) WAN
5 1 (0.73%) Internet
5 1 (0.73%) IPv4
5 1 (0.73%) IPv6
5 1 (0.73%) LAN
5 1 (0.73%) Network Security
5 1 (0.73%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (22.63%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.95%) Couchbase
2 15 (10.95%) MongoDB
3 12 (8.76%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (8.03%) MySQL
5 9 (6.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (6.57%) SQL Server 2014
6 8 (5.84%) Oracle Database
6 8 (5.84%) Snowflake Schema
7 6 (4.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (3.65%) MariaDB
8 5 (3.65%) OLAP
8 5 (3.65%) OLTP
9 4 (2.92%) MS Access
9 4 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.46%) Data Mining
10 2 (1.46%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.46%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.73%) Hyperion Smart View
11 1 (0.73%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 36 (26.28%) Jenkins
2 35 (25.55%) Maven
3 34 (24.82%) JUnit
4 31 (22.63%) Mockito
5 29 (21.17%) Cucumber
6 25 (18.25%) Git (software)
7 16 (11.68%) JIRA
8 15 (10.95%) Spock
8 15 (10.95%) Talend Open Studio
9 4 (2.92%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (2.19%) Ant
10 3 (2.19%) Gradle
10 3 (2.19%) Liquibase
11 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 1 (0.73%) Bower
12 1 (0.73%) Grunt
12 1 (0.73%) LabVIEW
12 1 (0.73%) Selenium
12 1 (0.73%) Subversion
12 1 (0.73%) webpack
General
1 39 (28.47%) Publishing
2 20 (14.60%) Finance
3 3 (2.19%) Back Office
4 2 (1.46%) Retail
5 1 (0.73%) Front Office
5 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.73%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 77 (56.20%) Developer
2 40 (29.20%) Java Developer
3 18 (13.14%) Analyst
3 18 (13.14%) ETL Developer
3 18 (13.14%) Tester
4 15 (10.95%) Java Engineer
4 15 (10.95%) Software Engineer
5 14 (10.22%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 14 (10.22%) Java Software Developer
5 14 (10.22%) Java Software Engineer
6 11 (8.03%) Software Developer
7 9 (6.57%) Agile Developer
7 9 (6.57%) AWS Developer
7 9 (6.57%) PHP Developer
8 8 (5.84%) Agile Java Developer
8 8 (5.84%) Data Analyst
8 8 (5.84%) SQL Developer
9 7 (5.11%) MySQL Developer
9 7 (5.11%) SQL Analyst
9 7 (5.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (29.20%) Spring
2 25 (18.25%) RESTful
3 24 (17.52%) AngularJS
3 24 (17.52%) Java EE
3 24 (17.52%) JSON
4 22 (16.06%) J2EE
5 21 (15.33%) JMS
6 12 (8.76%) CSS
6 12 (8.76%) HTML
7 8 (5.84%) XML
8 7 (5.11%) jQuery
8 7 (5.11%) REST
9 5 (3.65%) Grails
9 5 (3.65%) Node.js
10 3 (2.19%) JSF
10 3 (2.19%) Play Framework
10 3 (2.19%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (2.19%) React
10 3 (2.19%) Spring MVC
10 3 (2.19%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.03%) Informatics
2 6 (4.38%) Data Structures
3 3 (2.19%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.46%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.46%) Replication
5 1 (0.73%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.73%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.73%) NHS
5 1 (0.73%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.92%) Linux
2 3 (2.19%) Windows
3 1 (0.73%) Unix
3 1 (0.73%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.73%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.73%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (56.20%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (30.66%) Migration
3 32 (23.36%) Scrum
4 22 (16.06%) ETL
5 21 (15.33%) Software Testing
5 21 (15.33%) TDD
6 20 (14.60%) DevOps
7 19 (13.87%) BPMN
7 19 (13.87%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (13.87%) SDLC
7 19 (13.87%) Unit Testing
8 18 (13.14%) User Acceptance Testing
9 17 (12.41%) Test Scripting
10 16 (11.68%) BPEL
10 16 (11.68%) Kanban
10 16 (11.68%) Software Engineering
11 14 (10.22%) Data Analysis
11 14 (10.22%) Pair Programming
12 10 (7.30%) Customer Insight
12 10 (7.30%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 55 (40.15%) Java
2 37 (27.01%) JavaScript
3 9 (6.57%) PHP
4 8 (5.84%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.19%) C#
5 3 (2.19%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.19%) XPath
6 2 (1.46%) VB
7 1 (0.73%) C
7 1 (0.73%) C++
7 1 (0.73%) ES6
7 1 (0.73%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.73%) Python
7 1 (0.73%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.73%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (13.87%) ISEB
1 19 (13.87%) ISTQB
2 17 (12.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (4.38%) Degree
4 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.46%) MCSE
6 1 (0.73%) CCNA
6 1 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.92%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.19%) QA
3 1 (0.73%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (5.11%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (2.92%) NetBackup
1 4 (2.92%) SCCM
1 4 (2.92%) SCOM
2 3 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.19%) Puppet
3 2 (1.46%) Ansible
Vendors
1 23 (16.79%) Oracle
2 15 (10.95%) Talend
3 12 (8.76%) Microsoft
4 7 (5.11%) Dell
5 4 (2.92%) GoldenSource
5 4 (2.92%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.92%) Veritas
5 4 (2.92%) VMware
6 3 (2.19%) NetApp
6 3 (2.19%) SAP
7 2 (1.46%) Infor
8 1 (0.73%) Cisco
8 1 (0.73%) IBM
8 1 (0.73%) Zend
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