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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 2 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL 58 43 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 16.16% 19.03% 13.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.77% 55.84% 34.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 33 16
Average daily rate
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£400 £315 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £388 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.32% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £112.50 £23.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+373.68% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.13 £26.33
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.83%
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
177 77 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 49.30% 34.07% 39.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 52 47
Average daily rate £400 £335 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £425 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 £23.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.47% -13.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%

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 3 September 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxford

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 42 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (35.96%) JavaScript
3 40 (35.09%) SQL Server
4 37 (32.46%) Java
5 34 (29.82%) Oracle
6 32 (28.07%) XML
6 32 (28.07%) jQuery
7 31 (27.19%) .NET
8 27 (23.68%) HTML
9 25 (21.93%) T-SQL
9 25 (21.93%) Spring
10 24 (21.05%) ASP.NET
10 24 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
10 24 (21.05%) SDLC
11 22 (19.30%) Web Development
11 22 (19.30%) CSS
11 22 (19.30%) Business Intelligence
12 21 (18.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 21 (18.42%) TDD
13 19 (16.67%) MVC
13 19 (16.67%) C#
13 19 (16.67%) BDD
14 18 (15.79%) AngularJS
14 18 (15.79%) MySQL
14 18 (15.79%) Microsoft
14 18 (15.79%) Windows
15 17 (14.91%) XSLT
15 17 (14.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 17 (14.91%) Continuous Integration
16 16 (14.04%) ETL

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 (8.77%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.02%) WebLogic
2 8 (7.02%) JBoss
2 8 (7.02%) Confluence
2 8 (7.02%) Tomcat
2 8 (7.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (6.14%) IIS
4 6 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.63%) Apache
5 3 (2.63%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.75%) CMS
6 2 (1.75%) Drupal
6 2 (1.75%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.75%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.75%) Zimbra
6 2 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.88%) Node.js
7 1 (0.88%) WordPress
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 13 (11.40%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (7.02%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.75%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.88%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.88%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 24 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.39%) Amazon SQS
2 5 (4.39%) Amazon S3
2 5 (4.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.63%) Office 365
3 3 (2.63%) IaaS
3 3 (2.63%) PaaS
4 2 (1.75%) Boomi
5 1 (0.88%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.88%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.88%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.89%) HTTP
2 4 (3.51%) Intranet
3 3 (2.63%) Network Security
4 2 (1.75%) DNS
5 1 (0.88%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.88%) SMTP
5 1 (0.88%) DHCP
5 1 (0.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (35.09%) SQL Server
2 21 (18.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (15.79%) MySQL
4 17 (14.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (8.77%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (7.89%) Oracle Database
7 9 (7.89%) Relational Database
8 8 (7.02%) Oracle Database 10g
9 7 (6.14%) Oracle BI EE
9 7 (6.14%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (5.26%) OLAP
11 5 (4.39%) Oracle OWB
11 5 (4.39%) OLAP Cube
12 3 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
13 1 (0.88%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.88%) QlikView
13 1 (0.88%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 12 (10.53%) JUnit
2 10 (8.77%) Mockito
3 9 (7.89%) Visual Studio
3 9 (7.89%) Maven
3 9 (7.89%) JIRA
3 9 (7.89%) Git (software)
3 9 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (7.02%) Ant
4 8 (7.02%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.63%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (1.75%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.88%) Selenium
7 1 (0.88%) Subversion
General
1 13 (11.40%) Finance
2 7 (6.14%) Publishing
2 7 (6.14%) Marketing
3 5 (4.39%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.63%) Games
5 2 (1.75%) Retail
5 2 (1.75%) Electronics
5 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 75 (65.79%) Developer
2 23 (20.18%) Java Developer
3 21 (18.42%) Analyst
4 11 (9.65%) SQL Developer
5 9 (7.89%) C# Developer
6 8 (7.02%) Web Developer
6 8 (7.02%) Senior Developer
7 7 (6.14%) Data Analyst
7 7 (6.14%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (5.26%) .NET Developer
8 6 (5.26%) Programmer
8 6 (5.26%) Architect
8 6 (5.26%) Developer Analyst
9 5 (4.39%) Technical Leader
9 5 (4.39%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (4.39%) C# Programmer
9 5 (4.39%) OBIEE Developer
10 4 (3.51%) Java Web Developer
10 4 (3.51%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (3.51%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (28.07%) XML
1 32 (28.07%) jQuery
2 31 (27.19%) .NET
3 27 (23.68%) HTML
4 25 (21.93%) Spring
5 24 (21.05%) ASP.NET
6 22 (19.30%) CSS
7 18 (15.79%) AngularJS
8 17 (14.91%) XSLT
9 14 (12.28%) Web Services
10 12 (10.53%) Ajax
11 11 (9.65%) Spring MVC
11 11 (9.65%) HTML5
11 11 (9.65%) J2EE
11 11 (9.65%) Hibernate
12 10 (8.77%) CSS3
12 10 (8.77%) Java EE
13 9 (7.89%) JSON
13 9 (7.89%) MDX
13 9 (7.89%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.14%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (4.39%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.51%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.63%) NHS
4 3 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.75%) DTV
5 2 (1.75%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (1.75%) Google Search Appliance
5 2 (1.75%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.88%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.88%) Semantic Web
6 1 (0.88%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.88%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.88%) Social Gaming
6 1 (0.88%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.88%) Linked Data
6 1 (0.88%) Replication
6 1 (0.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.79%) Windows
2 10 (8.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (7.89%) Linux
4 3 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.63%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (21.05%) SDLC
3 22 (19.30%) Business Intelligence
3 22 (19.30%) Web Development
4 21 (18.42%) TDD
5 19 (16.67%) MVC
5 19 (16.67%) BDD
6 17 (14.91%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (14.04%) ETL
8 15 (13.16%) Scrum
9 12 (10.53%) Configuration Management
10 11 (9.65%) Project Management
10 11 (9.65%) Data Analysis
11 10 (8.77%) SOA
12 9 (7.89%) E-Commerce
13 8 (7.02%) UML
13 8 (7.02%) Computer Security
13 8 (7.02%) Unit Testing
14 7 (6.14%) OO
14 7 (6.14%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (35.96%) JavaScript
2 37 (32.46%) Java
3 25 (21.93%) T-SQL
4 19 (16.67%) C#
5 9 (7.89%) PL/SQL
6 8 (7.02%) XQuery
6 8 (7.02%) XPath
6 8 (7.02%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 7 (6.14%) PHP
8 5 (4.39%) VBA
9 4 (3.51%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.63%) COBOL
11 2 (1.75%) VBScript
11 2 (1.75%) Python
11 2 (1.75%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.88%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 12 (10.53%) Degree
2 2 (1.75%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.51%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.75%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.75%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.88%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.88%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (8.77%) Puppet
1 10 (8.77%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (7.02%) Ansible
2 8 (7.02%) Oracle Identity Management
2 8 (7.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (2.63%) Nagios
4 2 (1.75%) Icinga
5 1 (0.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.88%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 34 (29.82%) Oracle
2 18 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.02%) Progress
4 7 (6.14%) VMware
5 5 (4.39%) SAP
6 3 (2.63%) Google
6 3 (2.63%) Tableau
6 3 (2.63%) Talend
7 2 (1.75%) Eloqua
7 2 (1.75%) Facebook
7 2 (1.75%) Aprimo
7 2 (1.75%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.75%) Citrix
7 2 (1.75%) Informatica
7 2 (1.75%) IBM
7 2 (1.75%) Adobe
7 2 (1.75%) HP
7 2 (1.75%) Dell
8 1 (0.88%) EMC
8 1 (0.88%) Cognos
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