The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Oxfordshire region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 13 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 43 50 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 9.00% 10.48% 15.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.86% 36.23% 38.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 27 50
Average daily rate
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£330 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £196 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £395 £541
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £26.88 £23.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.15% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.38 £23.75 £19.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.38 £23.75 £31.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
Programming Languages Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
144 138 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 30.13% 28.93% 40.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 69 120
Average daily rate £328 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 12
Average hourly rate £26.88 £23.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.15% -20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £14.00 £16.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £45.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
SQL
South East

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 11 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +2 24 £350 +47.36% 24
Banbury +5 1 £330 +1.53% 4
Abingdon -2 1 - - 5
Bicester - - - -
Henley-on-Thames - - - - 1
Kidlington - - - - 1
Thame - - - -
Wallingford - - - - 2
Witney - - - - 3
SQL
South East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 47 (42.34%) SQL Server
2 43 (38.74%) .NET
3 31 (27.93%) C#
4 24 (21.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (20.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 22 (19.82%) Microsoft
7 17 (15.32%) T-SQL
7 17 (15.32%) ASP.NET
8 16 (14.41%) Web Services
8 16 (14.41%) JavaScript
8 16 (14.41%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (14.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 15 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (12.61%) VB
10 14 (12.61%) MVC
10 14 (12.61%) SQL Server 2008
10 14 (12.61%) SQL Server 2012
11 12 (10.81%) Oracle
11 12 (10.81%) HTML
11 12 (10.81%) CSS
12 11 (9.91%) MS Excel
12 11 (9.91%) Finance
13 10 (9.01%) NHS
13 10 (9.01%) ActiveX
13 10 (9.01%) VB6
14 9 (8.11%) jQuery
14 9 (8.11%) OCX
15 8 (7.21%) ASP.NET MVC
15 8 (7.21%) Performance Tuning
16 7 (6.31%) Oracle Database

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 4 (3.60%) Umbraco
1 4 (3.60%) Sitecore CMS
1 4 (3.60%) CMS
2 3 (2.70%) ColdFusion
3 2 (1.80%) Apache
3 2 (1.80%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.80%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.90%) IIS
4 1 (0.90%) Moodle
4 1 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.90%) Drupal
Applications
1 11 (9.91%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.90%) MS Office
3 1 (0.90%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.90%) Academy Housing
2 1 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.90%) Magento
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.80%) SAN
2 1 (0.90%) DHCP
2 1 (0.90%) FTP
2 1 (0.90%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (42.34%) SQL Server
2 24 (21.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (20.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (14.41%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (14.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 14 (12.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (12.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (6.31%) Oracle Database
6 7 (6.31%) MySQL
7 6 (5.41%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (3.60%) OLAP
8 4 (3.60%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (3.60%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (3.60%) Couchbase
9 3 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.80%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (1.80%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.80%) QlikView
10 2 (1.80%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (5.41%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.60%) MSBuild
3 4 (3.60%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (3.60%) CruiseControl
3 4 (3.60%) Subversion
3 4 (3.60%) TeamCity
4 3 (2.70%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.70%) TestComplete
5 2 (1.80%) JIRA
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.90%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.90%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.90%) Mercurial
General
1 11 (9.91%) Finance
2 6 (5.41%) Marketing
3 3 (2.70%) Publishing
4 2 (1.80%) Banking
4 2 (1.80%) Retail
4 2 (1.80%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.80%) Electronics
4 2 (1.80%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.90%) Automotive
5 1 (0.90%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 82 (73.87%) Developer
2 30 (27.03%) SQL Developer
3 25 (22.52%) .NET Developer
4 11 (9.91%) Analyst
5 10 (9.01%) VB Developer
5 10 (9.01%) VB6 Developer
6 8 (7.21%) Report Developer
7 7 (6.31%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 6 (5.41%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (5.41%) C# Developer
8 6 (5.41%) Software Engineer
8 6 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (4.50%) DBA
9 5 (4.50%) VB Software Engineer
9 5 (4.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (4.50%) Crystal Reports Developer
9 5 (4.50%) SQL DBA
10 4 (3.60%) SQL Server Developer
10 4 (3.60%) Server Engineer
10 4 (3.60%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (38.74%) .NET
2 17 (15.32%) ASP.NET
3 16 (14.41%) Web Services
4 12 (10.81%) CSS
4 12 (10.81%) HTML
5 10 (9.01%) ActiveX
6 9 (8.11%) jQuery
6 9 (8.11%) OCX
7 8 (7.21%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (6.31%) DAO
9 6 (5.41%) XML
10 5 (4.50%) MDX
10 5 (4.50%) REST
11 4 (3.60%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 4 (3.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 4 (3.60%) .NET Framework
11 4 (3.60%) Silverlight
12 3 (2.70%) LINQ
12 3 (2.70%) WCF
12 3 (2.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.01%) NHS
2 3 (2.70%) Clustering
2 3 (2.70%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.80%) Open Source
3 2 (1.80%) Social Media
3 2 (1.80%) DTV
3 2 (1.80%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.90%) CCTV
4 1 (0.90%) Statistics
4 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.50%) Windows
2 4 (3.60%) Linux
3 3 (2.70%) UNIX
4 2 (1.80%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.90%) Android
5 1 (0.90%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (12.61%) MVC
3 8 (7.21%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (5.41%) Migration
4 6 (5.41%) Software Engineering
5 5 (4.50%) Data Analysis
5 5 (4.50%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (4.50%) ETL
5 5 (4.50%) Test Scripting
5 5 (4.50%) Automation Testing
6 4 (3.60%) Test Automation
6 4 (3.60%) Test Management
6 4 (3.60%) Web Development
6 4 (3.60%) CRM
6 4 (3.60%) Automated Testing
6 4 (3.60%) Scrum
7 3 (2.70%) Workflow
7 3 (2.70%) E-Commerce
7 3 (2.70%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 31 (27.93%) C#
2 17 (15.32%) T-SQL
3 16 (14.41%) JavaScript
4 14 (12.61%) VB
5 10 (9.01%) VB6
6 6 (5.41%) VB.NET
6 6 (5.41%) Java
7 5 (4.50%) PL/SQL
7 5 (4.50%) Python
7 5 (4.50%) PowerShell
8 4 (3.60%) PHP
9 2 (1.80%) C++
9 2 (1.80%) VBA
10 1 (0.90%) PHP5
10 1 (0.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (1.80%) SC Cleared
1 2 (1.80%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.90%) ISEB
2 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.90%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.70%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.80%) Puppet
3 2 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.90%) SCCM
4 1 (0.90%) SCOM
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 22 (19.82%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.81%) Oracle
3 6 (5.41%) SAP
4 4 (3.60%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.80%) Jaspersoft
5 2 (1.80%) Nintex
5 2 (1.80%) Telerik
5 2 (1.80%) Cognos
5 2 (1.80%) IBM
5 2 (1.80%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.80%) Symantec
6 1 (0.90%) VMware
6 1 (0.90%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.90%) Northgate
6 1 (0.90%) Capita
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