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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 12 2
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Contract jobs citing SQL 51 15 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 14.33% 8.67% 19.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.22% 29.41% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 11 26
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£400 £370 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +11.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £21.25 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £27.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -3.57%
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
118 51 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 33.15% 29.48% 48.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 31 70
Average daily rate £406 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Average hourly rate £14.50 - £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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 28 January 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 26 (26.26%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (25.25%) Java
3 23 (23.23%) XML
4 19 (19.19%) XSLT
4 19 (19.19%) Web Services
4 19 (19.19%) HTML
4 19 (19.19%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (18.18%) J2EE
5 18 (18.18%) Spring
5 18 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (17.17%) Oracle
6 17 (17.17%) Linux
7 16 (16.16%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (16.16%) Enterprise Software
8 14 (14.14%) JavaScript
9 13 (13.13%) Microsoft
9 13 (13.13%) Relational Database
10 12 (12.12%) SQL Server
11 11 (11.11%) CSS
11 11 (11.11%) SOA
11 11 (11.11%) Software Engineering
12 10 (10.10%) Ajax
12 10 (10.10%) XPath
12 10 (10.10%) JSF
12 10 (10.10%) TDD
12 10 (10.10%) Oracle Fusion
12 10 (10.10%) Oracle BPM
12 10 (10.10%) ETL
12 10 (10.10%) XQuery
12 10 (10.10%) Active Directory

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (10.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 9 (9.09%) WebLogic
3 8 (8.08%) SharePoint
4 6 (6.06%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (5.05%) CMS
5 5 (5.05%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (5.05%) MS Exchange
6 4 (4.04%) Umbraco
6 4 (4.04%) Zimbra
6 4 (4.04%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.02%) Drupal
7 2 (2.02%) WordPress
7 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (2.02%) Node.js
8 1 (1.01%) Apache Pig
8 1 (1.01%) MODX
8 1 (1.01%) IIS
8 1 (1.01%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (8.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.01%) MS Project
2 1 (1.01%) MS Office
2 1 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (10.10%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (5.05%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (4.04%) Agresso
4 3 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (2.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.03%) SAN
1 3 (3.03%) NAS
2 1 (1.01%) SSL
2 1 (1.01%) LAN
2 1 (1.01%) VoIP
2 1 (1.01%) WAN
2 1 (1.01%) DNS
2 1 (1.01%) Firewall
2 1 (1.01%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.19%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (13.13%) Relational Database
3 12 (12.12%) SQL Server
4 8 (8.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (5.05%) Pentaho
7 4 (4.04%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (4.04%) MySQL
7 4 (4.04%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (4.04%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.02%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.02%) Star Schema
8 2 (2.02%) Big Data
8 2 (2.02%) Apache Hive
9 1 (1.01%) Impala
9 1 (1.01%) Sqoop
9 1 (1.01%) MarkLogic
9 1 (1.01%) HBase
9 1 (1.01%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (9.09%) Ant
1 9 (9.09%) Maven
2 4 (4.04%) Subversion
3 3 (3.03%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.01%) UltraEdit
4 1 (1.01%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.01%) JIRA
4 1 (1.01%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.01%) FxCop
4 1 (1.01%) StyleCop
4 1 (1.01%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.01%) PyUnit
4 1 (1.01%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.01%) Selenium
General
1 9 (9.09%) Finance
2 8 (8.08%) Marketing
3 5 (5.05%) Publishing
4 3 (3.03%) Electronics
5 2 (2.02%) General Ledger
5 2 (2.02%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.02%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.02%) Advertising
6 1 (1.01%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 41 (41.41%) Developer
2 13 (13.13%) Analyst
3 12 (12.12%) Tester
4 9 (9.09%) Consultant
5 8 (8.08%) Software Engineer
5 8 (8.08%) Senior Developer
5 8 (8.08%) Java Developer
6 7 (7.07%) Architect
7 6 (6.06%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 6 (6.06%) Data Analyst
7 6 (6.06%) .NET Developer
8 5 (5.05%) Lead Developer
8 5 (5.05%) C# Developer
8 5 (5.05%) Software Developer
8 5 (5.05%) SQL Developer
8 5 (5.05%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (4.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (4.04%) CMS Developer
9 4 (4.04%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (4.04%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (23.23%) XML
2 19 (19.19%) XSLT
2 19 (19.19%) Web Services
2 19 (19.19%) HTML
3 18 (18.18%) J2EE
3 18 (18.18%) Spring
4 11 (11.11%) CSS
5 10 (10.10%) Ajax
5 10 (10.10%) JSF
5 10 (10.10%) Oracle Fusion
5 10 (10.10%) JMS
5 10 (10.10%) Oracle ADF
6 7 (7.07%) Middleware
6 7 (7.07%) .NET
6 7 (7.07%) jQuery
6 7 (7.07%) Spring MVC
7 5 (5.05%) ASP.NET
7 5 (5.05%) ODBC
8 4 (4.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (4.04%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.16%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (5.05%) Data Integration
3 4 (4.04%) Google Search Appliance
4 3 (3.03%) NHS
4 3 (3.03%) PMI
5 2 (2.02%) Data Extraction
5 2 (2.02%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.02%) Open Source
5 2 (2.02%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.02%) DTV
5 2 (2.02%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.01%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.01%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.01%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.01%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.01%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.17%) Linux
2 5 (5.05%) Windows
3 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.01%) UNIX
4 1 (1.01%) NetWare
4 1 (1.01%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (26.26%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (16.16%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (11.11%) SOA
4 11 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 10 (10.10%) TDD
5 10 (10.10%) ETL
5 10 (10.10%) Migration
6 9 (9.09%) Scrum
7 8 (8.08%) Unit Testing
7 8 (8.08%) MVC
8 7 (7.07%) EAI
9 6 (6.06%) Integration Testing
9 6 (6.06%) Data Migration
9 6 (6.06%) BDD
9 6 (6.06%) Project Management
9 6 (6.06%) Workflow
9 6 (6.06%) Analytics
10 5 (5.05%) Business Analytics
10 5 (5.05%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 25 (25.25%) Java
2 14 (14.14%) JavaScript
3 10 (10.10%) XPath
3 10 (10.10%) XQuery
4 9 (9.09%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 7 (7.07%) Python
5 7 (7.07%) C#
6 5 (5.05%) Perl
7 4 (4.04%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.03%) Scala
9 2 (2.02%) VB
9 2 (2.02%) VBA
9 2 (2.02%) C
9 2 (2.02%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.03%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.02%) Degree
3 2 (2.02%) PMP
4 1 (1.01%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.03%) QA
2 1 (1.01%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (10.10%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.06%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.02%) Terminal Server
3 2 (2.02%) HDFS
4 1 (1.01%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (10.10%) Oracle Identity Management
2 9 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (2.02%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.02%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.02%) SCDPM
4 1 (1.01%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 17 (17.17%) Oracle
2 13 (13.13%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.06%) Siebel
4 4 (4.04%) Sitecore
4 4 (4.04%) Google
5 3 (3.03%) VMware
5 3 (3.03%) Citrix
5 3 (3.03%) Symantec
6 2 (2.02%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (2.02%) Sophos
6 2 (2.02%) SAP
6 2 (2.02%) Jaspersoft
7 1 (1.01%) Tableau
7 1 (1.01%) Cisco
7 1 (1.01%) Dell
7 1 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.01%) Novell
7 1 (1.01%) Telerik
7 1 (1.01%) Kaseya
7 1 (1.01%) Kaspersky
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