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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 9 3
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL 98 52 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 14.94% 11.71% 16.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.16% 40.00% 51.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 22 37
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£425 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £261 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £370 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 3
Average hourly rate £26.25 - £16.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.20 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -1.09%
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
244 130 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 37.20% 29.28% 33.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 72 70
Average daily rate £355 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £244 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £415 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 1 8
Average hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £37.50 £15.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 February 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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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 +8 60 £475 +28.37% 27
Banbury -1 4 £500 +42.85% 8
Abingdon +2 1 £163 -55.17% 6
Bicester - - - -
Henley-on-Thames - - - - 1
Thame - - - - 1
Wallingford - - - - 3
SQL
South East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 49 (24.75%) Java
2 41 (20.71%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (20.20%) Microsoft
4 33 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 29 (14.65%) XML
6 28 (14.14%) Business Intelligence
7 27 (13.64%) Oracle
8 26 (13.13%) SQL Server
8 26 (13.13%) Linux
9 24 (12.12%) Data Analysis
10 23 (11.62%) J2EE
10 23 (11.62%) Project Management
11 22 (11.11%) Active Directory
11 22 (11.11%) XSLT
11 22 (11.11%) Spring
11 22 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
12 21 (10.61%) HTML
12 21 (10.61%) ETL
13 20 (10.10%) Windows
13 20 (10.10%) PL/SQL
13 20 (10.10%) Security Cleared
14 19 (9.60%) SOA
15 18 (9.09%) Web Services
15 18 (9.09%) .NET
15 18 (9.09%) ITIL
15 18 (9.09%) SharePoint
15 18 (9.09%) JSF
15 18 (9.09%) Ajax
15 18 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (8.59%) Oracle Fusion

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 18 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 17 (8.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 16 (8.08%) WebLogic
4 13 (6.57%) IIS
5 11 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (5.05%) MS Exchange
7 9 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (2.53%) CMS
10 4 (2.02%) Umbraco
10 4 (2.02%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (2.02%) Zimbra
11 2 (1.01%) WordPress
11 2 (1.01%) Drupal
11 2 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (1.01%) Node.js
12 1 (0.51%) MODX
12 1 (0.51%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.51%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 12 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.53%) MS Office
3 1 (0.51%) MS Project
3 1 (0.51%) SPSS
3 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.51%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.51%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 17 (8.59%) Oracle BPM
2 11 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (2.53%) Agresso
4 4 (2.02%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.51%) SaaS
2 1 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.02%) Firewall
2 3 (1.52%) LAN
2 3 (1.52%) WAN
3 2 (1.01%) Wireless
3 2 (1.01%) NAS
3 2 (1.01%) SAN
3 2 (1.01%) Intranet
4 1 (0.51%) Internet
4 1 (0.51%) DNS
4 1 (0.51%) SSL
4 1 (0.51%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 26 (13.13%) SQL Server
3 17 (8.59%) Relational Database
4 12 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (4.04%) Pentaho
6 8 (4.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (2.53%) SAP Data Services
9 4 (2.02%) Data Mart
9 4 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (2.02%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (1.52%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.52%) Big Data
11 2 (1.01%) Apache Hive
11 2 (1.01%) MS Access
11 2 (1.01%) Star Schema
12 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (8.08%) Ant
1 16 (8.08%) Maven
2 7 (3.54%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (1.52%) Subversion
3 3 (1.52%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.01%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (1.01%) JIRA
5 1 (0.51%) Selenium
5 1 (0.51%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.51%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.51%) FxCop
5 1 (0.51%) StyleCop
5 1 (0.51%) PyUnit
5 1 (0.51%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.51%) UltraEdit
General
1 15 (7.58%) Finance
2 9 (4.55%) Marketing
3 7 (3.54%) Publishing
4 6 (3.03%) Retail
5 3 (1.52%) Banking
5 3 (1.52%) Advertising
5 3 (1.52%) Electronics
6 2 (1.01%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.01%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.01%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.51%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 57 (28.79%) Developer
2 54 (27.27%) Analyst
3 24 (12.12%) Data Analyst
4 18 (9.09%) Architect
5 15 (7.58%) Tester
6 13 (6.57%) Support Analyst
7 12 (6.06%) Consultant
8 11 (5.56%) SQL Developer
9 10 (5.05%) .NET Developer
10 9 (4.55%) Software Engineer
10 9 (4.55%) Senior Developer
10 9 (4.55%) Applications Support
10 9 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
11 8 (4.04%) Business Analyst
12 7 (3.54%) C# Developer
12 7 (3.54%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
13 6 (3.03%) C# .NET Developer
13 6 (3.03%) Technical Leader
13 6 (3.03%) Test Analyst
13 6 (3.03%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (14.65%) XML
2 23 (11.62%) J2EE
3 22 (11.11%) XSLT
3 22 (11.11%) Spring
4 21 (10.61%) HTML
5 18 (9.09%) .NET
5 18 (9.09%) JSF
5 18 (9.09%) Ajax
5 18 (9.09%) Web Services
6 17 (8.59%) Oracle Fusion
6 17 (8.59%) JMS
6 17 (8.59%) Oracle ADF
7 16 (8.08%) CSS
8 15 (7.58%) Java EE
9 13 (6.57%) Middleware
10 7 (3.54%) CSS3
11 5 (2.53%) ODBC
11 5 (2.53%) ASP.NET
11 5 (2.53%) jQuery
12 4 (2.02%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (4.04%) Data Integration
3 7 (3.54%) Data Extraction
4 6 (3.03%) NHS
5 5 (2.53%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.02%) Google Search Appliance
7 3 (1.52%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.52%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.01%) Open Source
8 2 (1.01%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.01%) Learning Management System
8 2 (1.01%) Web 2.0
8 2 (1.01%) DTV
8 2 (1.01%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.01%) Clustering
9 1 (0.51%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.51%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.51%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.51%) PMI
9 1 (0.51%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 26 (13.13%) Linux
2 20 (10.10%) Windows
3 11 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (5.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.01%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.01%) UNIX
5 2 (1.01%) Android
5 2 (1.01%) OpenVMS
6 1 (0.51%) NetWare
6 1 (0.51%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.51%) AIX
6 1 (0.51%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (20.71%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (14.14%) Business Intelligence
3 24 (12.12%) Data Analysis
4 23 (11.62%) Project Management
5 21 (10.61%) ETL
6 19 (9.60%) SOA
7 18 (9.09%) ITIL
7 18 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (8.59%) Migration
9 16 (8.08%) E-Commerce
9 16 (8.08%) Data Modelling
10 14 (7.07%) Business Analysis
11 13 (6.57%) Software Engineering
11 13 (6.57%) CRM
11 13 (6.57%) Scrum
12 11 (5.56%) Unit Testing
12 11 (5.56%) Data Migration
13 10 (5.05%) TDD
13 10 (5.05%) Data Architecture
14 9 (4.55%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 49 (24.75%) Java
2 20 (10.10%) PL/SQL
3 17 (8.59%) C#
4 16 (8.08%) XPath
4 16 (8.08%) JavaScript
4 16 (8.08%) XQuery
4 16 (8.08%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 11 (5.56%) T-SQL
5 11 (5.56%) PowerShell
6 6 (3.03%) Python
7 5 (2.53%) C
7 5 (2.53%) Perl
8 3 (1.52%) VB
8 3 (1.52%) Scala
8 3 (1.52%) VBA
9 2 (1.01%) Pascal
9 2 (1.01%) Apex Code
9 2 (1.01%) Fortran
9 2 (1.01%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.51%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (10.10%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.54%) Degree
3 6 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.03%) VCP4
4 1 (0.51%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.51%) HND
4 1 (0.51%) ISEB
4 1 (0.51%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.51%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.53%) QA
2 2 (1.01%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.01%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 13 (6.57%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.02%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.01%) HDFS
6 1 (0.51%) vSphere
6 1 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.51%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 17 (8.59%) Oracle Identity Management
2 16 (8.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (1.52%) SCCM
4 2 (1.01%) Nagios
4 2 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.01%) Puppet
4 2 (1.01%) Icinga
5 1 (0.51%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.51%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.51%) SCOM
5 1 (0.51%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 40 (20.20%) Microsoft
2 27 (13.64%) Oracle
3 15 (7.58%) VMware
4 6 (3.03%) Siebel
5 5 (2.53%) Business Objects
5 5 (2.53%) SAP
6 4 (2.02%) Google
6 4 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (2.02%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.52%) Cisco
7 3 (1.52%) Dell
7 3 (1.52%) Citrix
8 2 (1.01%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (1.01%) Cognos
8 2 (1.01%) Veeam
8 2 (1.01%) Symantec
9 1 (0.51%) Sophos
9 1 (0.51%) Kaspersky
9 1 (0.51%) Kaseya
9 1 (0.51%) Tableau
Oxfordshire
Harrington Starr
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £530 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Connectus
Rate: £275 - £350 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £20 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £470 - £500 per day + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer People
Rate: £375.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £30 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £320 - £375 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Oxfordshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago