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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 3 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 63 48 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 19.09% 17.65% 18.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.21% 32.00% 48.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 42 50
Median daily rate £450 £390 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £253 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £450 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
- +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £16.90 - £21.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.38 - £18.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.41 - £24.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £24.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+55.10% -14.60%

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
174 150 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 52.73% 55.15% 37.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 133 98
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 5
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.88%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 72 (49.66%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (33.79%) Java
3 43 (29.66%) Migration
4 39 (26.90%) SQL Server
5 32 (22.07%) Publishing
6 30 (20.69%) Spring
6 30 (20.69%) GitHub
7 28 (19.31%) Git (software)
7 28 (19.31%) Java EE
7 28 (19.31%) ETL
8 27 (18.62%) JavaScript
8 27 (18.62%) Finance
8 27 (18.62%) DevOps
9 26 (17.93%) Jenkins
9 26 (17.93%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (17.24%) Maven
10 25 (17.24%) TDD
11 24 (16.55%) JUnit
12 23 (15.86%) Scrum
12 23 (15.86%) Unit Testing
13 22 (15.17%) Software Testing
14 21 (14.48%) ISTQB
14 21 (14.48%) BPMN
14 21 (14.48%) ISEB
14 21 (14.48%) SDLC
14 21 (14.48%) Mockito
15 20 (13.79%) JBoss
15 20 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
16 19 (13.10%) Test Scripting
16 19 (13.10%) Cucumber

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 20 (13.79%) JBoss
2 18 (12.41%) WebSphere
3 15 (10.34%) WebSphere Application Server
4 14 (9.66%) WebSphere Process Server
5 11 (7.59%) Alfresco
6 6 (4.14%) Confluence
7 4 (2.76%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (2.76%) nginx
7 4 (2.76%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.38%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.69%) Apache
9 1 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.69%) CMS
9 1 (0.69%) Drupal
9 1 (0.69%) IIS
9 1 (0.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (4.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.07%) MS Office
3 2 (1.38%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 5 (3.45%) Markit EDM
2 4 (2.76%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (2.76%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (2.07%) Oracle TCA
4 2 (1.38%) Infor CloudSuite
4 2 (1.38%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 2 (1.38%) Infor CRM
4 2 (1.38%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (1.38%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.69%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 30 (20.69%) GitHub
2 11 (7.59%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.76%) Boomi
4 3 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.07%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.69%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.83%) Intranet
2 6 (4.14%) FTP
3 5 (3.45%) DNS
4 4 (2.76%) DHCP
4 4 (2.76%) IPv4
4 4 (2.76%) IPv6
4 4 (2.76%) Network Security
5 2 (1.38%) WAN
6 1 (0.69%) Internet
6 1 (0.69%) LAN
6 1 (0.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (26.90%) SQL Server
2 16 (11.03%) MySQL
3 13 (8.97%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (8.28%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (8.28%) SQL Server 2014
5 10 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (5.52%) Snowflake Schema
7 6 (4.14%) MariaDB
7 6 (4.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (3.45%) OLAP
8 5 (3.45%) OLTP
9 4 (2.76%) MS Access
9 4 (2.76%) Oracle Database
9 4 (2.76%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.38%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.38%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.38%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.69%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.69%) DB2
Development Applications
1 28 (19.31%) Git (software)
2 26 (17.93%) Jenkins
3 25 (17.24%) Maven
4 24 (16.55%) JUnit
5 21 (14.48%) Mockito
6 19 (13.10%) Cucumber
7 17 (11.72%) JIRA
8 15 (10.34%) Talend Open Studio
9 5 (3.45%) Selenium
10 4 (2.76%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (2.76%) Subversion
11 3 (2.07%) Ant
11 3 (2.07%) Gradle
11 3 (2.07%) Liquibase
12 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 1 (0.69%) Bower
13 1 (0.69%) Grunt
13 1 (0.69%) MSTest
13 1 (0.69%) Spock
13 1 (0.69%) webpack
General
1 32 (22.07%) Publishing
2 27 (18.62%) Finance
3 3 (2.07%) Back Office
4 2 (1.38%) Retail
5 1 (0.69%) Banking
5 1 (0.69%) Front Office
5 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 79 (54.48%) Developer
2 32 (22.07%) Java Developer
3 20 (13.79%) ETL Developer
4 19 (13.10%) Tester
5 15 (10.34%) SQL Developer
6 14 (9.66%) Java Engineer
6 14 (9.66%) Software Developer
7 13 (8.97%) Analyst
7 13 (8.97%) Java Software Developer
8 12 (8.28%) Software Engineer
9 11 (7.59%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 11 (7.59%) Java Software Engineer
10 9 (6.21%) PHP Developer
11 8 (5.52%) .NET Developer
11 8 (5.52%) Administrator
11 8 (5.52%) C# .NET Developer
11 8 (5.52%) C# Developer
12 7 (4.83%) Agile Developer
12 7 (4.83%) AWS Developer
12 7 (4.83%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (20.69%) Spring
2 28 (19.31%) Java EE
3 16 (11.03%) CSS
3 16 (11.03%) HTML
4 14 (9.66%) RESTful
5 11 (7.59%) jQuery
6 10 (6.90%) AngularJS
7 9 (6.21%) JMS
7 9 (6.21%) JSON
7 9 (6.21%) XML
8 8 (5.52%) .NET
8 8 (5.52%) J2EE
8 8 (5.52%) REST
8 8 (5.52%) SOAP
9 6 (4.14%) ASP.NET
10 5 (3.45%) Grails
10 5 (3.45%) Hibernate
10 5 (3.45%) Node.js
10 5 (3.45%) Web Services
11 4 (2.76%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.14%) Data Structures
1 6 (4.14%) Replication
2 3 (2.07%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.38%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.69%) NHS
4 1 (0.69%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.83%) Linux
2 4 (2.76%) Windows
3 2 (1.38%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.38%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.69%) Unix
4 1 (0.69%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (49.66%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (29.66%) Migration
3 28 (19.31%) ETL
4 27 (18.62%) DevOps
5 26 (17.93%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (17.24%) TDD
7 23 (15.86%) Scrum
7 23 (15.86%) Unit Testing
8 22 (15.17%) Software Testing
9 21 (14.48%) BPMN
9 21 (14.48%) SDLC
10 20 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
11 19 (13.10%) Test Scripting
12 18 (12.41%) BPEL
12 18 (12.41%) Pair Programming
13 14 (9.66%) Software Engineering
14 12 (8.28%) Performance Tuning
15 11 (7.59%) Informatics
16 10 (6.90%) Data Analysis
16 10 (6.90%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 49 (33.79%) Java
2 27 (18.62%) JavaScript
3 13 (8.97%) T-SQL
4 10 (6.90%) C#
5 9 (6.21%) PHP
6 4 (2.76%) Python
7 3 (2.07%) XPath
8 2 (1.38%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.38%) VB
8 2 (1.38%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.69%) C
9 1 (0.69%) C++
9 1 (0.69%) ES6
9 1 (0.69%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.69%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (14.48%) ISEB
1 21 (14.48%) ISTQB
2 18 (12.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (4.83%) Degree
4 3 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.38%) MCSE
6 1 (0.69%) CCNA
6 1 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.07%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (5.52%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.83%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (4.14%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (4.14%) Puppet
2 4 (2.76%) NetBackup
2 4 (2.76%) SCCM
2 4 (2.76%) SCOM
3 2 (1.38%) Ansible
4 1 (0.69%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 17 (11.72%) Oracle
2 15 (10.34%) Talend
3 14 (9.66%) Microsoft
4 8 (5.52%) Dell
5 7 (4.83%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (3.45%) Veritas
7 4 (2.76%) SAP
7 4 (2.76%) VMware
8 3 (2.07%) NetApp
9 2 (1.38%) Infor
10 1 (0.69%) Cisco
10 1 (0.69%) IBM
10 1 (0.69%) Zend
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