The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 25 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 116 115 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 18.30% 15.86% 14.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.13% 36.62% 41.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 96 49
Median daily rate £425 £393 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.28% +12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £269 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £27.50 £98.75 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.15% +315.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £28.13 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.44% +12.50%
SQL
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
385 314 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 60.73% 43.31% 33.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 248 109
Median daily rate £425 £400 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +20.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £260 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 9
Median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +56.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £18.00 £13.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Oxfordshire region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Oxfordshire region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

SQL
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -3 64 £400 - 25
Kidlington -1 7 £475 +12.75% 2
Witney +2 3 £325 - 2
Abingdon -1 3 £450 +12.50% 2
Banbury +2 1 £300 -25.46% 2
SQL
South East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for SQL.

1 102 (55.14%) Java
2 71 (38.38%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (37.30%) JUnit
4 61 (32.97%) JavaScript
5 60 (32.43%) AngularJS
6 58 (31.35%) Oracle
7 57 (30.81%) Jenkins
8 56 (30.27%) Scrum
9 55 (29.73%) Spring
9 55 (29.73%) Maven
9 55 (29.73%) Microsoft Azure
9 55 (29.73%) Amazon AWS
10 54 (29.19%) Kanban
11 48 (25.95%) MongoDB
12 47 (25.41%) Cucumber
13 46 (24.86%) Mockito
14 42 (22.70%) JSON
15 41 (22.16%) J2EE
15 41 (22.16%) RESTful
16 40 (21.62%) JMS
17 38 (20.54%) Elasticsearch
17 38 (20.54%) Oracle Database
18 37 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
18 37 (20.00%) GitHub
18 37 (20.00%) Tomcat
19 36 (19.46%) Couchbase
20 35 (18.92%) Spock
21 28 (15.14%) Migration
22 26 (14.05%) Publishing
22 26 (14.05%) Finance

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 38 (20.54%) Elasticsearch
2 37 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 16 (8.65%) Confluence
4 13 (7.03%) SharePoint
5 7 (3.78%) MS Exchange
6 6 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (3.24%) Oracle Service Bus
6 6 (3.24%) WordPress
7 2 (1.08%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.08%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.54%) Apache
8 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (1.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.62%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 55 (29.73%) Amazon AWS
1 55 (29.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
2 37 (20.00%) GitHub
3 1 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.54%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.54%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (0.54%) AWS OpsWorks
3 1 (0.54%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.24%) Intranet
2 3 (1.62%) DHCP
2 3 (1.62%) DNS
2 3 (1.62%) Internet
2 3 (1.62%) IPv6
3 1 (0.54%) Firewall
3 1 (0.54%) HTTP
3 1 (0.54%) LAN
3 1 (0.54%) LDAP
3 1 (0.54%) SAN
3 1 (0.54%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (25.95%) MongoDB
2 38 (20.54%) Oracle Database
3 36 (19.46%) Couchbase
4 23 (12.43%) SQL Server
5 16 (8.65%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (7.57%) MySQL
6 14 (7.57%) Relational Database
7 13 (7.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (7.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (5.95%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (3.78%) NoSQL
10 6 (3.24%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (1.62%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (1.62%) SSDT
14 1 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
14 1 (0.54%) CouchDB
14 1 (0.54%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 69 (37.30%) JUnit
2 57 (30.81%) Jenkins
3 55 (29.73%) Maven
4 47 (25.41%) Cucumber
5 46 (24.86%) Mockito
6 35 (18.92%) Spock
7 18 (9.73%) JIRA
8 15 (8.11%) SoapUI
9 14 (7.57%) Talend Open Studio
10 9 (4.86%) Hamcrest
11 5 (2.70%) Visual Studio
12 4 (2.16%) Git (software)
12 4 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (1.62%) Selenium
14 2 (1.08%) MSBuild
14 2 (1.08%) NuGet
14 2 (1.08%) PeopleTools
14 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 2 (1.08%) TeamCity
14 2 (1.08%) WinDbg
General
1 26 (14.05%) Finance
1 26 (14.05%) Publishing
2 7 (3.78%) Manufacturing
2 7 (3.78%) Retail
3 2 (1.08%) Banking
3 2 (1.08%) Front Office
4 1 (0.54%) Automotive
4 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.54%) General Ledger
4 1 (0.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 96 (51.89%) Developer
2 67 (36.22%) Java Developer
3 38 (20.54%) Analyst
4 19 (10.27%) Consultant
4 19 (10.27%) SQL Developer
5 17 (9.19%) Test Analyst
6 14 (7.57%) ETL Developer
7 13 (7.03%) Data Analyst
7 13 (7.03%) Migration Consultant
8 12 (6.49%) C# Developer
8 12 (6.49%) Data Consultant
8 12 (6.49%) Oracle Consultant
8 12 (6.49%) SQL Analyst
9 11 (5.95%) Administrator
9 11 (5.95%) Data Migration Consultant
9 11 (5.95%) Data Migration Developer
9 11 (5.95%) Oracle Data Migration Consultant
9 11 (5.95%) Oracle Developer
10 10 (5.41%) AWS Developer
10 10 (5.41%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (32.43%) AngularJS
2 55 (29.73%) Spring
3 42 (22.70%) JSON
4 41 (22.16%) J2EE
4 41 (22.16%) RESTful
5 40 (21.62%) JMS
6 24 (12.97%) SOAP
7 21 (11.35%) Web Services
8 19 (10.27%) HTML
9 12 (6.49%) HTML5
10 11 (5.95%) .NET
10 11 (5.95%) jQuery
10 11 (5.95%) XHTML
11 9 (4.86%) JAX-RS
11 9 (4.86%) JSP
11 9 (4.86%) REST
11 9 (4.86%) Struts
12 6 (3.24%) CSS
12 6 (3.24%) PostGIS
13 5 (2.70%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.95%) Computer Science
1 11 (5.95%) Data Integration
2 7 (3.78%) Clustering
2 7 (3.78%) Replication
3 3 (1.62%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.08%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.08%) W3C
4 2 (1.08%) Web 2.0
5 1 (0.54%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.54%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.54%) EPoS
5 1 (0.54%) Grid Computing
5 1 (0.54%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.54%) Learning Management System
5 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.54%) NHS
5 1 (0.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (11.35%) Linux
2 15 (8.11%) Windows
3 12 (6.49%) Unix
4 11 (5.95%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.08%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.08%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.54%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (38.38%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (30.27%) Scrum
3 54 (29.19%) Kanban
4 28 (15.14%) Migration
5 26 (14.05%) Data Migration
6 23 (12.43%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (11.89%) ETL
8 19 (10.27%) Performance Testing
9 18 (9.73%) Multithreading
9 18 (9.73%) Process Improvement
10 16 (8.65%) API Testing
10 16 (8.65%) Continuous Improvement
11 15 (8.11%) Change Management
12 14 (7.57%) Project Management
12 14 (7.57%) Root Cause Analysis
12 14 (7.57%) Test Planning
12 14 (7.57%) Time Management
13 13 (7.03%) Data Validation
13 13 (7.03%) Validation
14 12 (6.49%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 102 (55.14%) Java
2 61 (32.97%) JavaScript
3 20 (10.81%) C#
3 20 (10.81%) T-SQL
4 13 (7.03%) PL/SQL
5 9 (4.86%) Groovy
5 9 (4.86%) Shell Script
6 6 (3.24%) Python
7 5 (2.70%) C++
8 4 (2.16%) Perl
8 4 (2.16%) PHP
9 3 (1.62%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.62%) Ruby
10 2 (1.08%) C
10 2 (1.08%) C++/CLI
10 2 (1.08%) Scala
10 2 (1.08%) VB
11 1 (0.54%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 1 (0.54%) VBA
11 1 (0.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (8.65%) Degree
2 7 (3.78%) OCP
2 7 (3.78%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (1.08%) DBS Check
3 2 (1.08%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.54%) ISEB
4 1 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.54%) MCSE
4 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.54%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.54%) PMP
4 1 (0.54%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.27%) QA
2 8 (4.32%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (5.95%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.32%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (2.16%) Docker
5 2 (1.08%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.54%) vSphere
6 1 (0.54%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (4.32%) Data Guard
1 8 (4.32%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (1.62%) Puppet
3 2 (1.08%) Ansible
3 2 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.08%) SCCM
4 1 (0.54%) Mesos
4 1 (0.54%) Packer
4 1 (0.54%) SCOM
4 1 (0.54%) Terraform
Vendors
1 58 (31.35%) Oracle
2 14 (7.57%) Talend
3 13 (7.03%) VMware
4 11 (5.95%) Microsoft
5 6 (3.24%) Tableau
6 4 (2.16%) GoldenSource
7 3 (1.62%) HP
7 3 (1.62%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (1.08%) ForgeRock
8 2 (1.08%) Pega
8 2 (1.08%) Perforce
8 2 (1.08%) SAP
8 2 (1.08%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.08%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.54%) CA
9 1 (0.54%) NetApp
9 1 (0.54%) Remedy
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