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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 12 7
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL 103 40 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 13.92% 8.30% 13.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.87% 25.97% 41.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 28 26
Average daily rate
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£425 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £294 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £31.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-27.41% +12.72%
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
272 154 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 36.76% 31.95% 31.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 97 72
Average daily rate £425 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £449 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +78.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £23.43 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +1.42%

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 2 June 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
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 2 June 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 +12 54 £438 +16.66% 23
Banbury +1 8 £413 - 3
Abingdon 0 2 £310 +3.33% 1
Bicester - 1 £275 -
SQL
South East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 57 (27.14%) Microsoft
2 47 (22.38%) SQL Server
3 41 (19.52%) Java
4 39 (18.57%) .NET
5 35 (16.67%) Windows
6 32 (15.24%) Data Modelling
6 32 (15.24%) C#
7 31 (14.76%) PL/SQL
7 31 (14.76%) Data Analysis
8 29 (13.81%) Oracle
9 28 (13.33%) XML
9 28 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
10 27 (12.86%) Active Directory
11 26 (12.38%) Data Warehouse
11 26 (12.38%) Migration
12 25 (11.90%) VMware
12 25 (11.90%) E-Commerce
12 25 (11.90%) SharePoint
12 25 (11.90%) ITIL
12 25 (11.90%) T-SQL
13 24 (11.43%) Security Cleared
14 23 (10.95%) Degree
15 22 (10.48%) ASP.NET
15 22 (10.48%) ETL
15 22 (10.48%) Project Management
15 22 (10.48%) Finance
16 21 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
16 21 (10.00%) HTML
16 21 (10.00%) JavaScript
16 21 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 25 (11.90%) SharePoint
2 20 (9.52%) IIS
3 17 (8.10%) BizTalk Server
4 12 (5.71%) MS Exchange
5 9 (4.29%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (3.81%) WebLogic
6 8 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (3.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (1.90%) CMS
7 4 (1.90%) Umbraco
7 4 (1.90%) Zimbra
7 4 (1.90%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (1.43%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.95%) NetWeaver
9 2 (0.95%) JBoss
9 2 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.48%) WordPress
10 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.48%) Lync
10 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 14 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.86%) MS Office
3 1 (0.48%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.48%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.48%) MS Project
3 1 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (3.81%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (1.90%) Agresso
3 4 (1.90%) Adobe Campaign
4 3 (1.43%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.48%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 20 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.86%) Boomi
4 3 (1.43%) Google Analytics
4 3 (1.43%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (0.95%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.48%) SaaS
6 1 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.48%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.86%) DNS
2 4 (1.90%) Firewall
3 3 (1.43%) LAN
3 3 (1.43%) WAN
3 3 (1.43%) DHCP
4 2 (0.95%) SSL
4 2 (0.95%) SAN
4 2 (0.95%) Intranet
5 1 (0.48%) NAS
5 1 (0.48%) SMTP
5 1 (0.48%) VoIP
5 1 (0.48%) Internet
5 1 (0.48%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (22.38%) SQL Server
2 26 (12.38%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (4.29%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (3.81%) Oracle Database
9 7 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (3.33%) MySQL
9 7 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (2.86%) SAP Data Services
11 5 (2.38%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (2.38%) Data Mart
12 4 (1.90%) MS Access
13 3 (1.43%) Relational Database
14 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Power View
14 1 (0.48%) SSDT
14 1 (0.48%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 8 (3.81%) Maven
1 8 (3.81%) Ant
2 6 (2.86%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (2.38%) JUnit
4 4 (1.90%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.90%) Mockito
5 3 (1.43%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.43%) Subversion
6 2 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.48%) JIRA
7 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.48%) UltraEdit
7 1 (0.48%) Dreamweaver
General
1 22 (10.48%) Finance
2 12 (5.71%) Marketing
3 8 (3.81%) Retail
4 6 (2.86%) Publishing
5 5 (2.38%) Banking
6 3 (1.43%) Electronics
6 3 (1.43%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.43%) Games
7 2 (0.95%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.95%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.95%) Advertising
8 1 (0.48%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 77 (36.67%) Analyst
2 70 (33.33%) Developer
3 31 (14.76%) Data Analyst
4 29 (13.81%) Architect
5 20 (9.52%) Support Analyst
6 16 (7.62%) 3rd Line Support
7 13 (6.19%) SQL Developer
7 13 (6.19%) C# Developer
8 12 (5.71%) Business Analyst
8 12 (5.71%) .NET Developer
9 11 (5.24%) Applications Support
10 10 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 10 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
11 9 (4.29%) Systems Engineer
11 9 (4.29%) Consultant
11 9 (4.29%) Support Engineer
11 9 (4.29%) Senior Developer
12 8 (3.81%) Systems Support
12 8 (3.81%) Java Developer
12 8 (3.81%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (18.57%) .NET
2 28 (13.33%) XML
3 22 (10.48%) ASP.NET
4 21 (10.00%) HTML
5 18 (8.57%) Java EE
6 14 (6.67%) CSS
7 13 (6.19%) Web Services
8 12 (5.71%) XSLT
8 12 (5.71%) Spring
8 12 (5.71%) jQuery
9 10 (4.76%) JSF
9 10 (4.76%) Ajax
9 10 (4.76%) J2EE
10 9 (4.29%) WPF
10 9 (4.29%) AngularJS
11 8 (3.81%) Oracle ADF
11 8 (3.81%) JSP
11 8 (3.81%) JMS
11 8 (3.81%) Oracle Fusion
12 7 (3.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.24%) Computer Science
2 8 (3.81%) Data Centre
3 7 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.86%) Public Cloud
4 6 (2.86%) Data Extraction
5 5 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.38%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.90%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.90%) Google Search Appliance
6 4 (1.90%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.90%) Informatics
7 3 (1.43%) NHS
8 2 (0.95%) Web 2.0
8 2 (0.95%) Clustering
8 2 (0.95%) DTV
8 2 (0.95%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.95%) Learning Management System
8 2 (0.95%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.48%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.48%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 35 (16.67%) Windows
2 20 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (9.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (5.71%) Linux
5 4 (1.90%) UNIX
5 4 (1.90%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.95%) Android
7 1 (0.48%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.48%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.48%) AIX
7 1 (0.48%) NetWare
7 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (15.24%) Data Modelling
2 31 (14.76%) Data Analysis
3 28 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (12.38%) Migration
5 25 (11.90%) E-Commerce
5 25 (11.90%) ITIL
6 22 (10.48%) ETL
6 22 (10.48%) Project Management
7 21 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (8.10%) Data Migration
8 17 (8.10%) Business Analysis
9 16 (7.62%) CRM
10 15 (7.14%) SDLC
10 15 (7.14%) SOA
11 14 (6.67%) UML
12 13 (6.19%) Data Mapping
12 13 (6.19%) Change Management
13 11 (5.24%) MVC
14 10 (4.76%) Configuration Management
14 10 (4.76%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 41 (19.52%) Java
2 32 (15.24%) C#
3 31 (14.76%) PL/SQL
4 25 (11.90%) T-SQL
5 21 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 16 (7.62%) PowerShell
7 14 (6.67%) VBA
8 10 (4.76%) VB.NET
9 8 (3.81%) XQuery
9 8 (3.81%) XPath
9 8 (3.81%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 5 (2.38%) PHP
10 5 (2.38%) VBScript
11 3 (1.43%) Apex Code
12 2 (0.95%) Python
12 2 (0.95%) VB
12 2 (0.95%) C
12 2 (0.95%) COBOL
13 1 (0.48%) Perl
13 1 (0.48%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 24 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 23 (10.95%) Degree
3 11 (5.24%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.95%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.48%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.48%) MCSE
5 1 (0.48%) HND
5 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.48%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.48%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.43%) QA
2 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.48%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (12.86%) Active Directory
2 15 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 6 (2.86%) VMware ESX
4 4 (1.90%) vSphere
5 3 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.48%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (3.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 8 (3.81%) Oracle Identity Management
2 7 (3.33%) SCOM
2 7 (3.33%) Nagios
3 6 (2.86%) Icinga
4 5 (2.38%) SCCM
5 4 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.90%) Puppet
6 3 (1.43%) Ansible
7 2 (0.95%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.48%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.48%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 57 (27.14%) Microsoft
2 29 (13.81%) Oracle
3 25 (11.90%) VMware
4 12 (5.71%) Business Objects
5 8 (3.81%) Dell
5 8 (3.81%) SAP
6 7 (3.33%) Google
7 6 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (2.38%) Adobe
8 5 (2.38%) HP
9 4 (1.90%) Citrix
9 4 (1.90%) NetApp
9 4 (1.90%) Eloqua
9 4 (1.90%) Tableau
9 4 (1.90%) Aprimo
9 4 (1.90%) Sitecore
10 3 (1.43%) Cisco
11 2 (0.95%) Sage
11 2 (0.95%) Informatica
11 2 (0.95%) Facebook
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