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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 58 49 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 12.16% 9.92% 13.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.42% 34.03% 36.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 25 33
Average daily rate
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£316 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.41% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £134 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £365 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £26.88 £190.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-85.85% +660.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.38 £190.00 £19.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.38 £190.00 £31.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Programming Languages Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
155 144 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 32.49% 29.15% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 77 97
Average daily rate £318 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.30% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £165 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 9
Average hourly rate £28.75 £30.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.95% +21.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £14.00 £16.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £117.50 £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 31 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 31 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 +4 34 £316 +48.82% 18
Banbury +7 3 £350 +7.69% 1
Abingdon -4 1 - - 5
Witney - 1 £225 - 2
Eynsham - - - -
Thame - - - -
Wallingford - - - - 2
Bicester - - - - 4
Henley-on-Thames - - - - 1
Kidlington - - - - 1
SQL
South East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 53 (47.75%) SQL Server
2 43 (38.74%) .NET
3 36 (32.43%) C#
4 25 (22.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (22.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (22.52%) Microsoft
5 21 (18.92%) ASP.NET
5 21 (18.92%) Web Services
6 20 (18.02%) MVC
7 19 (17.12%) T-SQL
7 19 (17.12%) Business Intelligence
8 18 (16.22%) HTML
8 18 (16.22%) SQL Server 2008
9 17 (15.32%) Data Warehouse
9 17 (15.32%) SQL Server 2012
10 16 (14.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 14 (12.61%) JavaScript
12 13 (11.71%) CSS
12 13 (11.71%) Windows
12 13 (11.71%) .NET Framework
13 12 (10.81%) jQuery
13 12 (10.81%) MS Excel
13 12 (10.81%) XML
13 12 (10.81%) Oracle
13 12 (10.81%) Finance
14 10 (9.01%) Performance Tuning
14 10 (9.01%) ASP.NET MVC
15 9 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
15 9 (8.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 9 (8.11%) NHS

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 5 (4.50%) ColdFusion
2 4 (3.60%) CMS
2 4 (3.60%) Umbraco
2 4 (3.60%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (2.70%) Apache
3 3 (2.70%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.80%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.80%) IIS
5 1 (0.90%) Liferay
5 1 (0.90%) Moodle
5 1 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.90%) Drupal
5 1 (0.90%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.90%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (10.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.90%) FastStats
3 1 (0.90%) SPSS
3 1 (0.90%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.90%) Magento
2 1 (0.90%) Academy Housing
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.41%) SaaS
2 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
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 53 (47.75%) SQL Server
2 25 (22.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 25 (22.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (16.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (15.32%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (15.32%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (14.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (7.21%) Oracle Database
6 8 (7.21%) MySQL
7 6 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (5.41%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (4.50%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (3.60%) Relational Database
9 4 (3.60%) Couchbase
9 4 (3.60%) OLAP
9 4 (3.60%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (1.80%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (1.80%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.80%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 9 (8.11%) Subversion
1 9 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (5.41%) Visual Studio
3 5 (4.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (2.70%) JIRA
5 2 (1.80%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.90%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.90%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.90%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.90%) Selenium
6 1 (0.90%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.90%) Eclipse
General
1 12 (10.81%) Finance
2 8 (7.21%) Marketing
3 4 (3.60%) Publishing
4 3 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.70%) Electronics
4 3 (2.70%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.80%) Banking
5 2 (1.80%) Retail
6 1 (0.90%) Advertising
6 1 (0.90%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 84 (75.68%) Developer
2 29 (26.13%) .NET Developer
2 29 (26.13%) SQL Developer
3 11 (9.91%) Analyst
4 9 (8.11%) Report Developer
5 8 (7.21%) C# Developer
5 8 (7.21%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (6.31%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 6 (5.41%) DBA
8 5 (4.50%) VB6 Developer
8 5 (4.50%) Crystal Reports Developer
8 5 (4.50%) SQL DBA
8 5 (4.50%) ColdFusion Developer
8 5 (4.50%) VB Developer
8 5 (4.50%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (4.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (3.60%) CMS Developer
9 4 (3.60%) Software Engineer
9 4 (3.60%) Architect
10 3 (2.70%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (38.74%) .NET
2 21 (18.92%) ASP.NET
2 21 (18.92%) Web Services
3 18 (16.22%) HTML
4 13 (11.71%) CSS
4 13 (11.71%) .NET Framework
5 12 (10.81%) jQuery
5 12 (10.81%) XML
6 10 (9.01%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (8.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 9 (8.11%) WCF
8 8 (7.21%) REST
9 7 (6.31%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 6 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (5.41%) MDX
10 6 (5.41%) XSLT
11 5 (4.50%) ActiveX
12 4 (3.60%) OCX
12 4 (3.60%) SOAP
12 4 (3.60%) OOXML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.11%) NHS
2 5 (4.50%) N-Tier
3 3 (2.70%) DTV
3 3 (2.70%) Clustering
4 2 (1.80%) Open Source
4 2 (1.80%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.90%) Social Media
5 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.90%) CCTV
5 1 (0.90%) Statistics
5 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.71%) Windows
2 4 (3.60%) Linux
3 3 (2.70%) UNIX
4 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.90%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (0.90%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (18.02%) MVC
2 19 (17.12%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (9.01%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (6.31%) ETL
5 6 (5.41%) Data Analysis
5 6 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (5.41%) CRM
6 5 (4.50%) E-Commerce
6 5 (4.50%) Migration
6 5 (4.50%) Unit Testing
7 4 (3.60%) Waterfall
7 4 (3.60%) Scrum
7 4 (3.60%) Software Engineering
7 4 (3.60%) Workflow
8 3 (2.70%) Data Modelling
8 3 (2.70%) OO
8 3 (2.70%) Business Analysis
8 3 (2.70%) Programme Management
8 3 (2.70%) Web Development
8 3 (2.70%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 36 (32.43%) C#
2 19 (17.12%) T-SQL
3 14 (12.61%) JavaScript
4 8 (7.21%) VB
4 8 (7.21%) VB.NET
5 7 (6.31%) Java
6 5 (4.50%) VB6
6 5 (4.50%) PHP
6 5 (4.50%) PL/SQL
7 4 (3.60%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.80%) PHP5
9 1 (0.90%) VBScript
9 1 (0.90%) C++
9 1 (0.90%) VBA
9 1 (0.90%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (1.80%) Degree
2 1 (0.90%) ISEB
2 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.90%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.80%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.80%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.80%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.80%) Backup Exec
1 2 (1.80%) SCCM
2 1 (0.90%) SCOM
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.90%) Puppet
2 1 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 25 (22.52%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.81%) Oracle
3 7 (6.31%) SAP
4 5 (4.50%) Telerik
5 4 (3.60%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.80%) Cognos
6 2 (1.80%) IBM
6 2 (1.80%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.90%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.90%) Symantec
7 1 (0.90%) VMware
7 1 (0.90%) Jaspersoft
7 1 (0.90%) Nintex
7 1 (0.90%) Alterian
7 1 (0.90%) Northgate
7 1 (0.90%) Capita
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