The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SQL Developer
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 33 40
Rank change year-on-year +7 +7  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 14 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 5.09% 0.43% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.09% 0.45% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 4
Median daily rate £350 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +38.46%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £51.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -21.56% +36.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 275 223 352
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 100.00% 94.89% 96.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 169 241
Median daily rate £375 £333 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.78% -18.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 26
Median hourly rate £14.53 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.17% -9.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.80 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford that featured SQL Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Developer in Oxford

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Developer in Oxford.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Developer in Oxford

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Developer in Oxford over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Developer in Oxford

SQL Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Developer in Oxford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Developer in Oxford

SQL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, SQL Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxford region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 19 (100.00%) SQL
2 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
3 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
4 9 (47.37%) C#
4 9 (47.37%) HTML
4 9 (47.37%) .NET
4 9 (47.37%) jQuery
4 9 (47.37%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (42.11%) Ajax
5 8 (42.11%) CSS
5 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET
5 8 (42.11%) MVC
6 7 (36.84%) VB.NET
6 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (26.32%) ETL
8 4 (21.05%) Finance
8 4 (21.05%) Java
8 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
9 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (15.79%) Markit EDM
9 3 (15.79%) Kimball Methodology
10 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
10 2 (10.53%) GitHub
10 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
10 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
10 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (10.53%) Web Development
10 2 (10.53%) RESTful
10 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence

SQL Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) JBoss
1 1 (5.26%) nginx
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
1 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) GitHub
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 9 (47.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (5.26%) Power BI
6 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Bower
1 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.26%) Grunt
1 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.26%) JUnit
1 1 (5.26%) LabVIEW
1 1 (5.26%) Maven
1 1 (5.26%) Mockito
1 1 (5.26%) Selenium
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (5.26%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.26%) webpack
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Front Office
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) .NET
1 9 (47.37%) HTML
1 9 (47.37%) jQuery
2 8 (42.11%) Ajax
2 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET
2 8 (42.11%) CSS
3 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
3 2 (10.53%) J2EE
3 2 (10.53%) RESTful
4 1 (5.26%) Angular 2
4 1 (5.26%) Apache Camel
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.26%) Browserify
4 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
4 1 (5.26%) Meteor
4 1 (5.26%) Node.js
4 1 (5.26%) Redux
4 1 (5.26%) REST
4 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (5.26%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) MVC
2 5 (26.32%) ETL
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.53%) ETL Development
4 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Web Development
5 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.26%) BPMN
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.26%) Data Management
5 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Pair Programming
5 1 (5.26%) Scrum
5 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.26%) TDD
5 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
3 9 (47.37%) C#
4 7 (36.84%) VB.NET
5 4 (21.05%) Java
5 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.26%) C
6 1 (5.26%) C++
6 1 (5.26%) ES6
6 1 (5.26%) MATLAB
6 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Dell
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.26%) SAP
2 1 (5.26%) Siebel
2 1 (5.26%) Talend