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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 12 7
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL 52 16 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 12.15% 9.36% 13.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.88% 26.23% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 11 20
Average daily rate
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£400 £370 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +30.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.19 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.00%
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
141 61 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 32.94% 35.67% 46.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 40 65
Average daily rate £434 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.46% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £380 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Average hourly rate £19.38 - £23.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 - £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -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 18 December 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 18 December 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 30 (29.70%) XML
1 30 (29.70%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (27.72%) Java
3 27 (26.73%) HTML
4 24 (23.76%) Web Services
5 22 (21.78%) XSLT
6 21 (20.79%) SQL Server
7 20 (19.80%) Business Intelligence
8 19 (18.81%) Data Warehouse
8 19 (18.81%) Spring
9 18 (17.82%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (17.82%) J2EE
9 18 (17.82%) JavaScript
9 18 (17.82%) Oracle
10 17 (16.83%) Linux
11 16 (15.84%) Enterprise Software
12 15 (14.85%) Relational Database
12 15 (14.85%) CSS
12 15 (14.85%) C#
12 15 (14.85%) .NET
13 12 (11.88%) SOA
13 12 (11.88%) Microsoft
13 12 (11.88%) MVC
13 12 (11.88%) SQL Server 2008
13 12 (11.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 12 (11.88%) Ajax
14 11 (10.89%) Software Engineering
14 11 (10.89%) jQuery
14 11 (10.89%) Unit Testing
14 11 (10.89%) Finance

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 10 (9.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 9 (8.91%) WebLogic
3 5 (4.95%) CMS
4 4 (3.96%) Umbraco
4 4 (3.96%) Zimbra
4 4 (3.96%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (2.97%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.98%) IIS
6 2 (1.98%) ColdFusion
6 2 (1.98%) Apache
6 2 (1.98%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.98%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.98%) Drupal
6 2 (1.98%) WordPress
6 2 (1.98%) Node.js
6 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.99%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.99%) MODX
7 1 (0.99%) Joomla!
Applications
1 9 (8.91%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.99%) FastStats
2 1 (0.99%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (9.90%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (3.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.97%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.98%) Agresso
4 2 (1.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.97%) NAS
1 3 (2.97%) SAN
2 1 (0.99%) Firewall
2 1 (0.99%) LAN
2 1 (0.99%) VoIP
2 1 (0.99%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (20.79%) SQL Server
2 19 (18.81%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (14.85%) Relational Database
4 12 (11.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (11.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (5.94%) MySQL
5 6 (5.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (4.95%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (4.95%) Pentaho
6 5 (4.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (4.95%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (3.96%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (1.98%) Star Schema
9 2 (1.98%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.98%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.98%) Big Data
10 1 (0.99%) Impala
10 1 (0.99%) SSDT
10 1 (0.99%) HBase
Development Applications
1 9 (8.91%) Maven
1 9 (8.91%) Ant
2 8 (7.92%) Subversion
3 6 (5.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (3.96%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.98%) JIRA
6 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.99%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.99%) FxCop
6 1 (0.99%) StyleCop
6 1 (0.99%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.99%) PyUnit
6 1 (0.99%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.99%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.99%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.99%) Selenium
6 1 (0.99%) Eclipse
General
1 11 (10.89%) Finance
2 10 (9.90%) Marketing
3 6 (5.94%) Publishing
4 2 (1.98%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.98%) Advertising
4 2 (1.98%) Electronics
4 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.99%) Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (53.47%) Developer
2 12 (11.88%) Tester
3 11 (10.89%) Analyst
4 10 (9.90%) .NET Developer
4 10 (9.90%) SQL Developer
5 9 (8.91%) Java Developer
5 9 (8.91%) Consultant
6 8 (7.92%) Software Engineer
7 7 (6.93%) Senior Developer
8 6 (5.94%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 5 (4.95%) Lead Developer
10 4 (3.96%) Software Developer
10 4 (3.96%) C# Developer
10 4 (3.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (3.96%) CMS Developer
10 4 (3.96%) Senior .NET Developer
10 4 (3.96%) Senior C# Developer
10 4 (3.96%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (3.96%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (3.96%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (29.70%) XML
2 27 (26.73%) HTML
3 24 (23.76%) Web Services
4 22 (21.78%) XSLT
5 19 (18.81%) Spring
6 18 (17.82%) J2EE
7 15 (14.85%) CSS
7 15 (14.85%) .NET
8 12 (11.88%) Ajax
9 11 (10.89%) jQuery
9 11 (10.89%) ASP.NET
10 10 (9.90%) JMS
10 10 (9.90%) Oracle ADF
10 10 (9.90%) Oracle Fusion
10 10 (9.90%) JSF
11 8 (7.92%) .NET Framework
12 7 (6.93%) Spring MVC
12 7 (6.93%) Middleware
13 6 (5.94%) ODBC
13 6 (5.94%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.84%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (5.94%) NHS
2 6 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.95%) Data Integration
4 4 (3.96%) N-Tier
4 4 (3.96%) Google Search Appliance
5 2 (1.98%) PMI
5 2 (1.98%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.98%) DTV
5 2 (1.98%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.98%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.98%) Open Source
5 2 (1.98%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.99%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.83%) Linux
2 8 (7.92%) Windows
3 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.99%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.99%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (29.70%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (19.80%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (17.82%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (11.88%) SOA
4 12 (11.88%) MVC
5 11 (10.89%) Software Engineering
5 11 (10.89%) Unit Testing
5 11 (10.89%) ETL
6 10 (9.90%) TDD
7 9 (8.91%) Scrum
8 8 (7.92%) Workflow
8 8 (7.92%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (6.93%) EAI
10 6 (5.94%) Integration Testing
10 6 (5.94%) Test Scripting
10 6 (5.94%) BDD
11 5 (4.95%) Business Analytics
11 5 (4.95%) Analytics
11 5 (4.95%) Project Management
12 4 (3.96%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 28 (27.72%) Java
2 18 (17.82%) JavaScript
3 15 (14.85%) C#
4 10 (9.90%) XQuery
4 10 (9.90%) XPath
5 9 (8.91%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 8 (7.92%) Python
7 7 (6.93%) T-SQL
8 5 (4.95%) Perl
9 3 (2.97%) Scala
9 3 (2.97%) PHP
9 3 (2.97%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.98%) VB
11 1 (0.99%) VB6
11 1 (0.99%) PHP5
11 1 (0.99%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (1.98%) PMP
1 2 (1.98%) PMI Certification
2 1 (0.99%) Degree
2 1 (0.99%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.99%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.99%) ISEB
2 1 (0.99%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.97%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.96%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.98%) Terminal Server
2 2 (1.98%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.98%) HDFS
3 1 (0.99%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (9.90%) Oracle Identity Management
2 9 (8.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.98%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.98%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.98%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (17.82%) Oracle
2 12 (11.88%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.94%) Siebel
4 4 (3.96%) Sitecore
4 4 (3.96%) Google
4 4 (3.96%) Telerik
5 3 (2.97%) VMware
5 3 (2.97%) Citrix
6 2 (1.98%) SAP
6 2 (1.98%) Symantec
6 2 (1.98%) Sophos
6 2 (1.98%) Jaspersoft
7 1 (0.99%) Tableau
7 1 (0.99%) Alterian
7 1 (0.99%) Kaseya
7 1 (0.99%) Kaspersky
7 1 (0.99%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.99%) Novell
7 1 (0.99%) Cisco
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