The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 10 5
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL 113 50 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 14.64% 9.80% 13.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.97% 30.67% 43.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 28 24
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£403 £314 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.28% -3.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £257 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £16.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.63 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-23.37% +20.94%
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
263 163 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 34.07% 31.96% 31.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 107 63
Average daily rate £400 £314 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.49% -3.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 5
Average hourly rate £25.00 £42.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% +78.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £39.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £42.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 May 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

SQL
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +11 66 £423 +30.00% 33
Banbury +1 6 £450 +28.57% 2
Abingdon -1 3 £310 +3.33% 7
Bicester - 1 £275 - 3
Kidlington - 1 - -
SQL
South East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 48 (24.49%) Microsoft
2 42 (21.43%) Java
3 34 (17.35%) SQL Server
3 34 (17.35%) Windows
4 29 (14.80%) C#
4 29 (14.80%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
6 27 (13.78%) .NET
7 25 (12.76%) Active Directory
8 24 (12.24%) VMware
9 23 (11.73%) Data Analysis
9 23 (11.73%) Project Management
9 23 (11.73%) SharePoint
9 23 (11.73%) Data Modelling
10 22 (11.22%) ITIL
10 22 (11.22%) Oracle
10 22 (11.22%) PL/SQL
10 22 (11.22%) XML
10 22 (11.22%) Migration
10 22 (11.22%) Security Cleared
11 20 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure
11 20 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012
11 20 (10.20%) IIS
12 19 (9.69%) Web Services
12 19 (9.69%) Linux
12 19 (9.69%) E-Commerce
12 19 (9.69%) Windows Server 2008
13 18 (9.18%) T-SQL
13 18 (9.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 17 (8.67%) Finance

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 23 (11.73%) SharePoint
2 20 (10.20%) IIS
3 17 (8.67%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (5.61%) MS Exchange
5 10 (5.10%) WebLogic
5 10 (5.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 9 (4.59%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (3.06%) CMS
8 6 (3.06%) Umbraco
8 6 (3.06%) Zimbra
8 6 (3.06%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (1.02%) JBoss
9 2 (1.02%) NetWeaver
9 2 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.51%) Node.js
10 1 (0.51%) MODX
10 1 (0.51%) Lync
10 1 (0.51%) Drupal
Applications
1 10 (5.10%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.06%) MS Office
3 1 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.51%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.51%) MS Project
3 1 (0.51%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.51%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 14 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (5.10%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (2.04%) Agresso
4 2 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.51%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 20 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (7.65%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.04%) Boomi
4 2 (1.02%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.53%) DNS
1 3 (1.53%) LAN
1 3 (1.53%) WAN
1 3 (1.53%) Firewall
2 2 (1.02%) Intranet
2 2 (1.02%) SSL
3 1 (0.51%) NAS
3 1 (0.51%) SAN
3 1 (0.51%) Internet
3 1 (0.51%) SMTP
3 1 (0.51%) VoIP
3 1 (0.51%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (17.35%) SQL Server
2 28 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (9.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (7.65%) Relational Database
5 13 (6.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (5.10%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (4.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (3.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (3.06%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (3.06%) SAP Data Services
9 5 (2.55%) MySQL
9 5 (2.55%) Data Mart
10 3 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.02%) MS Access
12 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.51%) MarkLogic
12 1 (0.51%) SSDT
12 1 (0.51%) Big Data
12 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Power View
12 1 (0.51%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 10 (5.10%) Maven
1 10 (5.10%) Ant
2 6 (3.06%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (2.04%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.53%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.53%) Subversion
5 2 (1.02%) JIRA
5 2 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.51%) UltraEdit
6 1 (0.51%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.51%) Selenium
6 1 (0.51%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.51%) Bugzilla
General
1 17 (8.67%) Finance
2 9 (4.59%) Marketing
3 8 (4.08%) Retail
4 5 (2.55%) Banking
4 5 (2.55%) Publishing
5 3 (1.53%) Electronics
5 3 (1.53%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.02%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.02%) Advertising
6 2 (1.02%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.51%) Front Office
7 1 (0.51%) Games
Job Titles
1 69 (35.20%) Analyst
2 53 (27.04%) Developer
3 29 (14.80%) Architect
4 24 (12.24%) Data Analyst
5 20 (10.20%) Support Analyst
6 13 (6.63%) 3rd Line Support
7 12 (6.12%) .NET Developer
7 12 (6.12%) SQL Developer
7 12 (6.12%) Business Analyst
8 11 (5.61%) C# Developer
8 11 (5.61%) Applications Support
9 10 (5.10%) Tester
9 10 (5.10%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 9 (4.59%) C# .NET Developer
10 9 (4.59%) Systems Engineer
10 9 (4.59%) Support Engineer
11 8 (4.08%) Senior Developer
11 8 (4.08%) Systems Support
11 8 (4.08%) ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (4.08%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (13.78%) .NET
2 22 (11.22%) XML
3 19 (9.69%) Web Services
4 16 (8.16%) Java EE
5 13 (6.63%) ASP.NET
6 12 (6.12%) JSF
6 12 (6.12%) J2EE
7 11 (5.61%) Ajax
8 10 (5.10%) Oracle ADF
8 10 (5.10%) Spring
8 10 (5.10%) HTML
8 10 (5.10%) XSLT
8 10 (5.10%) JMS
8 10 (5.10%) Oracle Fusion
9 9 (4.59%) Middleware
10 8 (4.08%) CSS
10 8 (4.08%) JSP
11 6 (3.06%) jQuery
11 6 (3.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 5 (2.55%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (4.08%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.06%) Data Extraction
3 6 (3.06%) Google Search Appliance
3 6 (3.06%) Public Cloud
4 4 (2.04%) NHS
4 4 (2.04%) Informatics
4 4 (2.04%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.53%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.53%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.02%) Clustering
6 2 (1.02%) Web 2.0
6 2 (1.02%) DTV
6 2 (1.02%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.02%) Learning Management System
6 2 (1.02%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.51%) User Experience
7 1 (0.51%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.51%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.51%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 34 (17.35%) Windows
2 20 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (9.69%) Linux
3 19 (9.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.53%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.53%) Android
4 3 (1.53%) UNIX
5 1 (0.51%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.51%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.51%) AIX
5 1 (0.51%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (14.80%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (11.73%) Data Analysis
2 23 (11.73%) Project Management
2 23 (11.73%) Data Modelling
3 22 (11.22%) ITIL
3 22 (11.22%) Migration
4 19 (9.69%) E-Commerce
5 16 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (8.16%) ETL
6 15 (7.65%) Data Migration
6 15 (7.65%) CRM
6 15 (7.65%) Business Analysis
7 14 (7.14%) UML
8 13 (6.63%) Change Management
9 12 (6.12%) SOA
9 12 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (5.61%) Scrum
11 10 (5.10%) Software Engineering
11 10 (5.10%) Data Management
11 10 (5.10%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 42 (21.43%) Java
2 29 (14.80%) C#
3 22 (11.22%) PL/SQL
4 18 (9.18%) T-SQL
5 16 (8.16%) PowerShell
6 11 (5.61%) JavaScript
7 10 (5.10%) XQuery
7 10 (5.10%) XPath
7 10 (5.10%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 8 (4.08%) VBA
9 6 (3.06%) Python
10 5 (2.55%) PHP
11 4 (2.04%) VB.NET
11 4 (2.04%) Perl
12 3 (1.53%) Scala
12 3 (1.53%) Apex Code
12 3 (1.53%) VB
13 2 (1.02%) C
14 1 (0.51%) COBOL
14 1 (0.51%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 22 (11.22%) Security Cleared
2 16 (8.16%) Degree
3 8 (4.08%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.02%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.51%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.51%) ISEB
5 1 (0.51%) HND
5 1 (0.51%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.04%) QA
2 2 (1.02%) SLA
3 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (12.76%) Active Directory
2 15 (7.65%) Hyper-V
3 6 (3.06%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.53%) vSphere
5 2 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.51%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (5.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 10 (5.10%) Oracle Identity Management
2 7 (3.57%) Nagios
3 6 (3.06%) Icinga
4 5 (2.55%) SCCM
5 3 (1.53%) SCOM
6 2 (1.02%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.51%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.51%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 48 (24.49%) Microsoft
2 24 (12.24%) VMware
3 22 (11.22%) Oracle
4 7 (3.57%) SAP
4 7 (3.57%) Business Objects
5 6 (3.06%) Google
5 6 (3.06%) Dell
5 6 (3.06%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (3.06%) Siebel
5 6 (3.06%) Sitecore
6 4 (2.04%) HP
6 4 (2.04%) Citrix
7 3 (1.53%) Cisco
7 3 (1.53%) NetApp
8 2 (1.02%) Sage
8 2 (1.02%) Informatica
8 2 (1.02%) Ceridian
9 1 (0.51%) Lumension
9 1 (0.51%) Nintex
9 1 (0.51%) Kaseya
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