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 25 May 2016 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 9 4 14
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Contract jobs citing SQL 34 67 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 12.10% 19.88% 7.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.46% 47.86% 23.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 56 11
Median daily rate £350 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 £30.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.25 £22.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+47.77% -29.68%
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
139 140 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 49.47% 41.54% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 118 46
Median daily rate £375 £450 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +47.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £548 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -29.41%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

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 25 May 2016.

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 25 May 2016, 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 33 (39.29%) Oracle
2 20 (23.81%) ETL
3 19 (22.62%) SQL Server
4 18 (21.43%) Java
5 17 (20.24%) Microsoft
5 17 (20.24%) Oracle Database
6 16 (19.05%) Linux
7 15 (17.86%) Windows
7 15 (17.86%) PL/SQL
7 15 (17.86%) SharePoint
7 15 (17.86%) Business Analysis
8 13 (15.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (15.48%) Data Analysis
8 13 (15.48%) Active Directory
8 13 (15.48%) Migration
8 13 (15.48%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (14.29%) Security Cleared
10 11 (13.10%) JavaScript
10 11 (13.10%) HTML
10 11 (13.10%) Finance
10 11 (13.10%) Windows Server
11 10 (11.90%) Unix
11 10 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (11.90%) HTML5
12 9 (10.71%) Data Migration
12 9 (10.71%) MS Exchange
12 9 (10.71%) CRM
12 9 (10.71%) MySQL
12 9 (10.71%) Relational Database

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 15 (17.86%) SharePoint
2 9 (10.71%) MS Exchange
3 5 (5.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (5.95%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (5.95%) WordPress
4 4 (4.76%) IIS
4 4 (4.76%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.57%) Apache Solr
5 3 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.38%) Apache
6 2 (2.38%) Apache Pig
6 2 (2.38%) Confluence
6 2 (2.38%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.19%) Node.js
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.19%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (5.95%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.38%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.38%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.19%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.38%) Boomi
4 1 (1.19%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.19%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.19%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (1.19%) AWS OpsWorks
4 1 (1.19%) GitHub
4 1 (1.19%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.52%) Intranet
2 2 (2.38%) HTTP
3 1 (1.19%) LAN
3 1 (1.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (22.62%) SQL Server
2 17 (20.24%) Oracle Database
3 13 (15.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (10.71%) MySQL
5 9 (10.71%) Relational Database
6 8 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (5.95%) Data Mining
7 5 (5.95%) Oracle BI EE
7 5 (5.95%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (5.95%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (5.95%) Oracle OWB
7 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (5.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (3.57%) NoSQL
8 3 (3.57%) Power BI
9 2 (2.38%) Big Data
9 2 (2.38%) Redis
9 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (5.95%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (4.76%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.57%) JIRA
4 3 (3.57%) JUnit
4 3 (3.57%) MSBuild
4 3 (3.57%) Subversion
5 2 (2.38%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.38%) Redmine
5 2 (2.38%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.19%) Maven
6 1 (1.19%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.19%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.19%) Travis CI
General
1 11 (13.10%) Finance
2 4 (4.76%) Retail
3 2 (2.38%) Publishing
4 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (29.76%) Developer
2 23 (27.38%) Analyst
3 13 (15.48%) Data Analyst
4 10 (11.90%) Administrator
5 9 (10.71%) DBA
5 9 (10.71%) ETL Developer
5 9 (10.71%) Java Developer
6 8 (9.52%) Architect
6 8 (9.52%) Oracle DBA
6 8 (9.52%) Oracle Developer
6 8 (9.52%) SQL Developer
7 7 (8.33%) Support Engineer
7 7 (8.33%) Technical Support
8 6 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 6 (7.14%) Consultant
8 6 (7.14%) Data Migration Developer
8 6 (7.14%) Software Engineer
9 5 (5.95%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
9 5 (5.95%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
9 5 (5.95%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.10%) HTML
2 10 (11.90%) HTML5
3 8 (9.52%) AngularJS
3 8 (9.52%) Web Services
4 7 (8.33%) .NET
5 6 (7.14%) XHTML
6 5 (5.95%) CSS
7 4 (4.76%) RESTful
8 3 (3.57%) Classic ASP
8 3 (3.57%) SOAP
9 2 (2.38%) Castor
9 2 (2.38%) Celery
9 2 (2.38%) Django
9 2 (2.38%) Flask
9 2 (2.38%) Java EE
9 2 (2.38%) MDX
9 2 (2.38%) XML
10 1 (1.19%) Akka
10 1 (1.19%) CSS3
10 1 (1.19%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.14%) Clustering
2 6 (7.14%) Data Integration
2 6 (7.14%) Replication
3 3 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.38%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.38%) W3C
5 1 (1.19%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.19%) EPoS
5 1 (1.19%) NHS
5 1 (1.19%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.19%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.19%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.05%) Linux
2 15 (17.86%) Windows
3 11 (13.10%) Windows Server
4 10 (11.90%) Unix
5 3 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.19%) CoreOS
7 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (23.81%) ETL
2 15 (17.86%) Business Analysis
3 13 (15.48%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (15.48%) Data Analysis
3 13 (15.48%) Migration
4 10 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (10.71%) CRM
5 9 (10.71%) Data Migration
6 8 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (9.52%) Kimball Methodology
7 7 (8.33%) Data Mapping
7 7 (8.33%) Project Management
7 7 (8.33%) Release Management
7 7 (8.33%) Software Engineering
8 6 (7.14%) Data Management
8 6 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (5.95%) Data Architecture
9 5 (5.95%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (5.95%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (5.95%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (21.43%) Java
2 15 (17.86%) PL/SQL
3 11 (13.10%) JavaScript
4 8 (9.52%) C#
4 8 (9.52%) T-SQL
5 7 (8.33%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.57%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.57%) Python
7 2 (2.38%) VB
8 1 (1.19%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 1 (1.19%) PHP
8 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.19%) VBA
8 1 (1.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.33%) OCP
3 7 (8.33%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (3.57%) Degree
5 1 (1.19%) ISEB
5 1 (1.19%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.38%) SLA
2 1 (1.19%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 13 (15.48%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (5.95%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.19%) Docker
4 1 (1.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (8.33%) Data Guard
1 7 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.19%) Mesos
2 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (39.29%) Oracle
2 17 (20.24%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.33%) Tableau
3 7 (8.33%) VMware
4 5 (5.95%) Informatica
4 5 (5.95%) Talend
5 3 (3.57%) Google
5 3 (3.57%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.38%) Dell
6 2 (2.38%) ForgeRock
6 2 (2.38%) Pega
6 2 (2.38%) Siebel
6 2 (2.38%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.19%) Alteryx
7 1 (1.19%) HP
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