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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 9 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL 73 85 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 13.62% 13.20% 11.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.14% 38.81% 38.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 54 25
Average daily rate £400 £403 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £200 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £500 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-14.03% +3.63%
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
269 219 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 50.19% 34.01% 29.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 144 67
Average daily rate £413 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £521 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 1
Average hourly rate £39.00 £20.00 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.00% -40.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 47 £375 -9.09% 18
Kidlington +2 1 £450 - 1
Abingdon 0 1 £350 +115.38% 2
Banbury -1 1 £365 - 2
Henley-on-Thames - 1 - -
Thame - 1 £325 -
SQL
South East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 69 (43.95%) SQL Server
2 51 (32.48%) Microsoft
3 40 (25.48%) .NET
4 36 (22.93%) C#
4 36 (22.93%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (21.66%) ETL
6 33 (21.02%) Windows
7 32 (20.38%) Finance
8 29 (18.47%) T-SQL
9 28 (17.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 28 (17.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 27 (17.20%) Data Warehouse
11 25 (15.92%) TDD
12 23 (14.65%) Security Cleared
13 21 (13.38%) Team Foundation Server
13 21 (13.38%) Business Intelligence
13 21 (13.38%) Oracle
14 20 (12.74%) PowerShell
15 19 (12.10%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (12.10%) Data Analysis
16 18 (11.46%) SharePoint
16 18 (11.46%) SC Cleared
17 17 (10.83%) Continuous Delivery
17 17 (10.83%) XML
17 17 (10.83%) C++
17 17 (10.83%) IIS
18 16 (10.19%) Dynamics CRM
18 16 (10.19%) HTML
18 16 (10.19%) CRM
19 15 (9.55%) Java

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 18 (11.46%) SharePoint
2 17 (10.83%) IIS
3 11 (7.01%) MS Exchange
4 9 (5.73%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (4.46%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (3.82%) Apache
7 3 (1.91%) Confluence
7 3 (1.91%) Node.js
8 2 (1.27%) Apache Pig
8 2 (1.27%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.64%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.64%) CMS
9 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.64%) JBoss
9 1 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.64%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.64%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (6.37%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.27%) MS Office
2 2 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.64%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (10.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.55%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.27%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.64%) FastStats
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.18%) Office 365
3 3 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.91%) Boomi
3 3 (1.91%) IaaS
3 3 (1.91%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.73%) HTTP
2 5 (3.18%) Network Security
3 3 (1.91%) Firewall
4 2 (1.27%) Intranet
4 2 (1.27%) WLAN
5 1 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.64%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.64%) DNS
5 1 (0.64%) Junos
5 1 (0.64%) LAN
5 1 (0.64%) SAN
5 1 (0.64%) Skype
5 1 (0.64%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (0.64%) tcpdump
5 1 (0.64%) VPN
5 1 (0.64%) WAN
5 1 (0.64%) WebEx
5 1 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.64%) Wireless
5 1 (0.64%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (43.95%) SQL Server
2 28 (17.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 28 (17.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (17.20%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (8.28%) Big Data
4 13 (8.28%) Oracle Database
4 13 (8.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (7.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (6.37%) Oracle BI EE
6 10 (6.37%) Relational Database
6 10 (6.37%) SQL Server 2014
7 8 (5.10%) OLAP
7 8 (5.10%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (4.46%) Oracle Database 10g
8 7 (4.46%) Oracle OWB
9 6 (3.82%) MySQL
10 5 (3.18%) OLAP Cube
10 5 (3.18%) QlikView
10 5 (3.18%) SQLite
11 4 (2.55%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 21 (13.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (7.64%) Jenkins
3 10 (6.37%) Visual Studio
4 8 (5.10%) MSBuild
5 7 (4.46%) JIRA
6 5 (3.18%) Talend Open Studio
6 5 (3.18%) WiX
7 2 (1.27%) PHPUnit
7 2 (1.27%) Redmine
8 1 (0.64%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.64%) JUnit
8 1 (0.64%) Mockito
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.64%) Selenium
8 1 (0.64%) Subversion
General
1 32 (20.38%) Finance
2 4 (2.55%) Banking
3 3 (1.91%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.91%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.27%) Legal
4 2 (1.27%) Publishing
4 2 (1.27%) Retail
5 1 (0.64%) Back Office
5 1 (0.64%) Electronics
5 1 (0.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 68 (43.31%) Developer
2 44 (28.03%) Analyst
3 21 (13.38%) SQL Developer
4 19 (12.10%) C# Developer
4 19 (12.10%) ETL Developer
5 17 (10.83%) .NET Developer
6 16 (10.19%) C++ Developer
6 16 (10.19%) C++/C# Developer
7 14 (8.92%) Consultant
7 14 (8.92%) Data Analyst
8 12 (7.64%) Architect
8 12 (7.64%) SQL Analyst
9 11 (7.01%) C# .NET Developer
10 8 (5.10%) .NET Programmer
10 8 (5.10%) C# Programmer
10 8 (5.10%) Java Developer
10 8 (5.10%) Programmer
10 8 (5.10%) SQL Programmer
10 8 (5.10%) Support Analyst
10 8 (5.10%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (25.48%) .NET
2 17 (10.83%) XML
3 16 (10.19%) HTML
4 14 (8.92%) ADO.NET
5 13 (8.28%) CSS
6 12 (7.64%) WinForms
7 7 (4.46%) ASP.NET
8 6 (3.82%) Ajax
8 6 (3.82%) jQuery
8 6 (3.82%) Web Services
9 5 (3.18%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (3.18%) RESTful
9 5 (3.18%) XSL
10 4 (2.55%) WCF
11 3 (1.91%) Backbone.js
12 2 (1.27%) AngularJS
12 2 (1.27%) Behat
12 2 (1.27%) Celery
12 2 (1.27%) Flask
12 2 (1.27%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.18%) Mobile App
2 5 (3.18%) NHS
2 5 (3.18%) N-Tier
3 4 (2.55%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.91%) Credit Risk
4 3 (1.91%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.27%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.27%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.27%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.27%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.27%) Informatics
5 2 (1.27%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.64%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.64%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.64%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.64%) Reinsurance
6 1 (0.64%) Replication
6 1 (0.64%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.64%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 33 (21.02%) Windows
2 15 (9.55%) Windows 8
3 14 (8.92%) Windows 7
4 8 (5.10%) Windows Server
5 6 (3.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (3.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.55%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (1.91%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.91%) Linux
8 3 (1.91%) Unix
9 2 (1.27%) Android
9 2 (1.27%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.64%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (22.93%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (21.66%) ETL
3 25 (15.92%) TDD
4 21 (13.38%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (12.10%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (12.10%) Data Analysis
6 17 (10.83%) Continuous Delivery
7 16 (10.19%) CRM
8 14 (8.92%) Migration
9 13 (8.28%) Business Analysis
10 11 (7.01%) Data Management
10 11 (7.01%) Kimball Methodology
11 10 (6.37%) High Availability
11 10 (6.37%) Release Management
12 9 (5.73%) MVC
13 8 (5.10%) Data Architecture
13 8 (5.10%) Data Mapping
14 7 (4.46%) E-Commerce
14 7 (4.46%) ITIL
14 7 (4.46%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (22.93%) C#
2 29 (18.47%) T-SQL
3 20 (12.74%) PowerShell
4 17 (10.83%) C++
5 15 (9.55%) Java
6 13 (8.28%) PL/SQL
7 12 (7.64%) JavaScript
8 5 (3.18%) PHP
9 4 (2.55%) Python
10 2 (1.27%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.27%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.64%) Scala
11 1 (0.64%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.64%) VB
11 1 (0.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (14.65%) Security Cleared
2 18 (11.46%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.73%) Degree
4 7 (4.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (3.18%) ISEB
6 4 (2.55%) MCSE
7 3 (1.91%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.27%) CCNA
8 2 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.27%) MCDBA
8 2 (1.27%) MCP
9 1 (0.64%) CCAB
9 1 (0.64%) CCNP
9 1 (0.64%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.55%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.91%) Basel II
3 2 (1.27%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.27%) SLA
4 1 (0.64%) QA
System Software
1 15 (9.55%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.73%) Hyper-V
3 8 (5.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.64%) SCOM
Vendors
1 51 (32.48%) Microsoft
2 21 (13.38%) Oracle
3 11 (7.01%) VMware
4 10 (6.37%) Informatica
5 6 (3.82%) Tableau
6 5 (3.18%) IBM
6 5 (3.18%) Talend
7 4 (2.55%) Dell
8 3 (1.91%) Google
9 2 (1.27%) HP
9 2 (1.27%) NetApp
9 2 (1.27%) Sage
9 2 (1.27%) Siemens
10 1 (0.64%) Apple
10 1 (0.64%) Citrix
10 1 (0.64%) EMC
10 1 (0.64%) Juniper
10 1 (0.64%) Progress
10 1 (0.64%) SAP
10 1 (0.64%) Siebel
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