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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 10 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 52 54 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 10.74% 10.98% 12.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.33% 36.73% 34.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 30 35
Average daily rate
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£325 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £139 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £353 £546
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £26.88 - £25.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.38 - £19.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.38 - £31.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.41 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-8.79% +9.64%
Programming Languages Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
156 147 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 32.23% 29.88% 37.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 80 103
Average daily rate £325 £325 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £169 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 9
Average hourly rate £28.75 £15.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.48% -38.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £14.00 £16.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £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 25 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 25 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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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 0 30 £350 +64.70% 15
Banbury +7 2 £390 +20.00%
Abingdon -4 1 - - 3
Witney - 1 £225 - 2
Thame - - - -
Wallingford - - - -
Bicester - - - - 2
Henley-on-Thames - - - - 1
Kidlington - - - - 1
SQL
South East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 49 (44.55%) SQL Server
2 43 (39.09%) .NET
3 36 (32.73%) C#
4 25 (22.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (22.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (21.82%) Microsoft
6 21 (19.09%) Web Services
7 20 (18.18%) ASP.NET
8 18 (16.36%) JavaScript
8 18 (16.36%) T-SQL
8 18 (16.36%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (15.45%) Data Warehouse
9 17 (15.45%) MVC
9 17 (15.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 17 (15.45%) SQL Server 2008
9 17 (15.45%) SQL Server 2012
10 16 (14.55%) HTML
11 12 (10.91%) CSS
11 12 (10.91%) Oracle
11 12 (10.91%) Finance
12 11 (10.00%) MS Excel
12 11 (10.00%) jQuery
13 10 (9.09%) .NET Framework
13 10 (9.09%) XML
13 10 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
14 9 (8.18%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (8.18%) VB
14 9 (8.18%) Windows
14 9 (8.18%) NHS
15 8 (7.27%) VB.NET

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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 (4.55%) ColdFusion
2 4 (3.64%) CMS
2 4 (3.64%) Umbraco
2 4 (3.64%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (2.73%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.82%) Apache
4 2 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.91%) Drupal
5 1 (0.91%) IIS
5 1 (0.91%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.91%) Liferay
5 1 (0.91%) Moodle
5 1 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 11 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.73%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.91%) MS Office
3 1 (0.91%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.91%) Academy Housing
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.91%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.55%) SaaS
2 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.82%) SAN
2 1 (0.91%) DHCP
2 1 (0.91%) FTP
2 1 (0.91%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (44.55%) SQL Server
2 25 (22.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 25 (22.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (15.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 17 (15.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (15.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (15.45%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (7.27%) Oracle Database
5 7 (6.36%) MySQL
6 6 (5.45%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (3.64%) Couchbase
8 4 (3.64%) OLAP
9 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (2.73%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (1.82%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.82%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.82%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (6.36%) Subversion
1 7 (6.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (5.45%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 5 (4.55%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.64%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (3.64%) CruiseControl
4 4 (3.64%) TeamCity
4 4 (3.64%) MSBuild
5 3 (2.73%) TestComplete
6 2 (1.82%) JIRA
7 1 (0.91%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.91%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.91%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.91%) Mercurial
General
1 12 (10.91%) Finance
2 7 (6.36%) Marketing
3 4 (3.64%) Publishing
4 2 (1.82%) Banking
4 2 (1.82%) Retail
4 2 (1.82%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.82%) Electronics
4 2 (1.82%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.91%) Automotive
5 1 (0.91%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 82 (74.55%) Developer
2 29 (26.36%) SQL Developer
3 26 (23.64%) .NET Developer
4 9 (8.18%) Analyst
4 9 (8.18%) Report Developer
5 7 (6.36%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 6 (5.45%) VB6 Developer
6 6 (5.45%) DBA
6 6 (5.45%) VB Developer
6 6 (5.45%) C# Developer
6 6 (5.45%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (4.55%) Crystal Reports Developer
7 5 (4.55%) SQL DBA
7 5 (4.55%) ColdFusion Developer
7 5 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (3.64%) Architect
8 4 (3.64%) Software Engineer
8 4 (3.64%) Automation Engineer
8 4 (3.64%) CMS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (39.09%) .NET
2 21 (19.09%) Web Services
3 20 (18.18%) ASP.NET
4 16 (14.55%) HTML
5 12 (10.91%) CSS
6 11 (10.00%) jQuery
7 10 (9.09%) .NET Framework
7 10 (9.09%) XML
8 9 (8.18%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (6.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 7 (6.36%) REST
9 7 (6.36%) WCF
10 6 (5.45%) MDX
10 6 (5.45%) ActiveX
10 6 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 5 (4.55%) OCX
12 4 (3.64%) XSLT
12 4 (3.64%) Ajax
12 4 (3.64%) Silverlight
12 4 (3.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.18%) NHS
2 4 (3.64%) N-Tier
3 3 (2.73%) Clustering
4 2 (1.82%) DTV
4 2 (1.82%) Open Source
4 2 (1.82%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.91%) Social Media
5 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.91%) CCTV
5 1 (0.91%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.18%) Windows
2 4 (3.64%) Linux
3 3 (2.73%) UNIX
4 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.91%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (0.91%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.36%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (15.45%) MVC
3 10 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (6.36%) ETL
5 6 (5.45%) CRM
5 6 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (4.55%) Test Scripting
6 5 (4.55%) Automation Testing
6 5 (4.55%) Migration
6 5 (4.55%) Data Analysis
7 4 (3.64%) Automated Testing
7 4 (3.64%) Software Engineering
7 4 (3.64%) Scrum
7 4 (3.64%) Workflow
7 4 (3.64%) Test Management
7 4 (3.64%) Unit Testing
7 4 (3.64%) Test Automation
8 3 (2.73%) Dependency Injection
8 3 (2.73%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (32.73%) C#
2 18 (16.36%) JavaScript
2 18 (16.36%) T-SQL
3 9 (8.18%) VB
4 8 (7.27%) VB.NET
5 7 (6.36%) Java
6 6 (5.45%) VB6
7 5 (4.55%) Python
7 5 (4.55%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.64%) PHP
8 4 (3.64%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.82%) PHP5
10 1 (0.91%) VBA
10 1 (0.91%) C++
10 1 (0.91%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (0.91%) ISEB
1 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (0.91%) ISTQB
1 1 (0.91%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.73%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (5.45%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.82%) Puppet
2 2 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.82%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.82%) SCCM
3 1 (0.91%) SCOM
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.91%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 24 (21.82%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.91%) Oracle
3 6 (5.45%) SAP
4 4 (3.64%) Sitecore
5 3 (2.73%) Telerik
6 2 (1.82%) Jaspersoft
6 2 (1.82%) Cognos
6 2 (1.82%) IBM
6 2 (1.82%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.91%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.91%) Symantec
7 1 (0.91%) VMware
7 1 (0.91%) Nintex
7 1 (0.91%) Northgate
7 1 (0.91%) Capita
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