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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 108 74 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 15.74% 17.05% 13.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.52% 40.00% 39.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 48 26
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£375 £370 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +20.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £482 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £190.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.15% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £23.16 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+12.25% -19.43%
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
254 185 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 37.03% 42.63% 34.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 125 65
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £480 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 3
Average hourly rate £40.50 £27.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.27% +48.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 50 £350 -6.66% 19
Banbury -3 8 £413 +3.12%
Abingdon - 4 £400 - 2
Witney 0 2 £325 +25.00%
Eynsham - - - -
Thame - - - -
Wallingford - - - - 1
Bicester - - - -
Burford - - - -
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Kidlington - - - -
SQL
South East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 50 (32.05%) SQL Server
2 47 (30.13%) HTML
3 46 (29.49%) XML
4 40 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (24.36%) Oracle
6 37 (23.72%) Java
7 33 (21.15%) Business Intelligence
8 31 (19.87%) .NET
8 31 (19.87%) XSLT
9 29 (18.59%) Spring
10 27 (17.31%) J2EE
11 26 (16.67%) MVC
12 25 (16.03%) JavaScript
12 25 (16.03%) C#
13 24 (15.38%) Web Services
14 23 (14.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 23 (14.74%) CSS
14 23 (14.74%) Microsoft
14 23 (14.74%) MS Excel
15 22 (14.10%) Data Warehouse
15 22 (14.10%) Finance
16 21 (13.46%) Continuous Integration
17 19 (12.18%) Ajax
18 18 (11.54%) Software Engineering
18 18 (11.54%) Linux
19 17 (10.90%) Windows
19 17 (10.90%) SOA
19 17 (10.90%) ETL
19 17 (10.90%) T-SQL
19 17 (10.90%) SQL Server 2008

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 15 (9.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 14 (8.97%) WebLogic
3 5 (3.21%) ColdFusion
4 4 (2.56%) IIS
5 3 (1.92%) Apache
5 3 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.92%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.28%) Node.js
6 2 (1.28%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.64%) CMS
7 1 (0.64%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.64%) SAS
7 1 (0.64%) Drupal
7 1 (0.64%) WordPress
7 1 (0.64%) Liferay
7 1 (0.64%) Moodle
Applications
1 23 (14.74%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.28%) SPSS
4 1 (0.64%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 15 (9.62%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (3.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.64%) Magento
4 1 (0.64%) Academy Housing
4 1 (0.64%) Agresso
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (2.56%) SaaS
2 1 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.92%) SAN
1 3 (1.92%) NAS
2 2 (1.28%) Wireless
3 1 (0.64%) FTP
3 1 (0.64%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (32.05%) SQL Server
2 23 (14.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (14.10%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (10.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (8.97%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (5.77%) Crystal Reports
8 8 (5.13%) MySQL
8 8 (5.13%) Pentaho
8 8 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (3.85%) Oracle Database
9 6 (3.85%) JasperReports
10 4 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (2.56%) Relational Database
11 3 (1.92%) Big Data
11 3 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (1.92%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (1.28%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (1.28%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (8.97%) Ant
1 14 (8.97%) Maven
2 12 (7.69%) Subversion
3 7 (4.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (3.85%) Visual Studio
5 4 (2.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.28%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.28%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.28%) Log4j
6 2 (1.28%) JIRA
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.64%) Selenium
7 1 (0.64%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.64%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.64%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.64%) PHPUnit
General
1 22 (14.10%) Finance
2 10 (6.41%) Marketing
3 7 (4.49%) Publishing
4 5 (3.21%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.21%) Electronics
4 5 (3.21%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.28%) Advertising
5 2 (1.28%) Banking
6 1 (0.64%) Retail
6 1 (0.64%) Czech Language
6 1 (0.64%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.64%) French Language
6 1 (0.64%) German Language
6 1 (0.64%) Polish Language
6 1 (0.64%) Slovak Language
6 1 (0.64%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 87 (55.77%) Developer
2 24 (15.38%) SQL Developer
3 16 (10.26%) .NET Developer
4 15 (9.62%) Software Engineer
4 15 (9.62%) Java Developer
5 10 (6.41%) Consultant
5 10 (6.41%) Analyst
6 9 (5.77%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 8 (5.13%) Report Developer
8 7 (4.49%) Software Developer
8 7 (4.49%) Tester
9 6 (3.85%) DBA
10 5 (3.21%) Senior Developer
10 5 (3.21%) Programmer
10 5 (3.21%) Project Manager
10 5 (3.21%) Senior Software Engineer
10 5 (3.21%) VB Developer
10 5 (3.21%) SQL DBA
10 5 (3.21%) ColdFusion Developer
10 5 (3.21%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (30.13%) HTML
2 46 (29.49%) XML
3 31 (19.87%) XSLT
3 31 (19.87%) .NET
4 29 (18.59%) Spring
5 27 (17.31%) J2EE
6 24 (15.38%) Web Services
7 23 (14.74%) CSS
8 19 (12.18%) Ajax
9 15 (9.62%) Oracle ADF
9 15 (9.62%) jQuery
9 15 (9.62%) Oracle Fusion
9 15 (9.62%) JSF
9 15 (9.62%) JMS
10 12 (7.69%) .NET Framework
10 12 (7.69%) Spring MVC
10 12 (7.69%) WCF
11 11 (7.05%) Middleware
11 11 (7.05%) ASP.NET
12 10 (6.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.97%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (5.13%) Data Integration
2 8 (5.13%) NHS
3 7 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.21%) DTV
5 4 (2.56%) N-Tier
5 4 (2.56%) Open Source
6 3 (1.92%) PMI
6 3 (1.92%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.92%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.28%) Clustering
8 1 (0.64%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.64%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.64%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.64%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 18 (11.54%) Linux
2 17 (10.90%) Windows
3 3 (1.92%) UNIX
3 3 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.28%) OpenVMS
5 1 (0.64%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (21.15%) Business Intelligence
3 26 (16.67%) MVC
4 21 (13.46%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (11.54%) Software Engineering
6 17 (10.90%) SOA
6 17 (10.90%) ETL
7 16 (10.26%) TDD
7 16 (10.26%) Migration
8 14 (8.97%) Unit Testing
9 13 (8.33%) Scrum
10 9 (5.77%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (5.13%) Business Analytics
11 8 (5.13%) BDD
11 8 (5.13%) Analytics
12 6 (3.85%) Integration Testing
12 6 (3.85%) PRINCE2
12 6 (3.85%) CRM
13 5 (3.21%) Project Management
13 5 (3.21%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (23.72%) Java
2 25 (16.03%) JavaScript
2 25 (16.03%) C#
3 17 (10.90%) T-SQL
4 14 (8.97%) XQuery
4 14 (8.97%) XPath
4 14 (8.97%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 8 (5.13%) VB.NET
6 6 (3.85%) VB
7 5 (3.21%) VB6
7 5 (3.21%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.56%) Python
8 4 (2.56%) PHP
9 3 (1.92%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.92%) C
10 2 (1.28%) Fortran
10 2 (1.28%) Pascal
11 1 (0.64%) PL/1
11 1 (0.64%) VBA
11 1 (0.64%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (1.92%) PMP
1 3 (1.92%) PMI Certification
1 3 (1.92%) Degree
2 2 (1.28%) ISEB
3 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.64%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.21%) QA
2 1 (0.64%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.64%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.21%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.92%) Terminal Server
2 3 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.92%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.28%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.64%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 15 (9.62%) Oracle Identity Management
2 14 (8.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.28%) Puppet
4 2 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.28%) SCDPM
4 2 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.28%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (24.36%) Oracle
2 23 (14.74%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.41%) Jaspersoft
4 8 (5.13%) SAP
5 5 (3.21%) VMware
5 5 (3.21%) Telerik
6 3 (1.92%) Symantec
6 3 (1.92%) Citrix
7 2 (1.28%) Sophos
7 2 (1.28%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.28%) Veeam
8 1 (0.64%) Alterian
8 1 (0.64%) Northgate
8 1 (0.64%) Capita
8 1 (0.64%) Juniper
8 1 (0.64%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.64%) HP
8 1 (0.64%) Cognos
8 1 (0.64%) Cisco
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