Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the 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 (Structured Query Language)
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 5 8
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 126 150 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 17.12% 21.13% 14.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.42% 34.88% 30.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 130 88
Oxford median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £318 £200 £213
90th Percentile £577 £525 £465
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Oxford median hourly rate - £20.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -55.56% +106.90%
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -22.22%

SQL is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Oxford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 401 430 322
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 54.48% 60.56% 47.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 336 267
Oxford median daily rate £450 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% +15.00%
10th Percentile £313 £240 £259
90th Percentile £575 £538 £520
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 17
Oxford median hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.89% -28.00% +129.89%
10th Percentile £32.50 £17.78 £20.00
90th Percentile £77.50 £48.75 £55.30
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year +38.89% -14.29% +86.67%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Oxford

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Oxford

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Oxford over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Oxford

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Oxford

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for SQL.

1 48 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (34.92%) JavaScript
3 41 (32.54%) SQL Server
4 35 (27.78%) Web Services
5 34 (26.98%) C#
5 34 (26.98%) MVC
6 33 (26.19%) HTML
6 33 (26.19%) Java
6 33 (26.19%) .NET
6 33 (26.19%) jQuery
6 33 (26.19%) Amazon AWS
7 32 (25.40%) Oracle
7 32 (25.40%) CSS
7 32 (25.40%) AngularJS
8 30 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
9 28 (22.22%) Microsoft
9 28 (22.22%) ASP.NET
10 24 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
11 22 (17.46%) Talend
11 22 (17.46%) PL/SQL
11 22 (17.46%) VB.NET
11 22 (17.46%) Talend Open Studio
11 22 (17.46%) Ajax
12 19 (15.08%) Data Modelling
12 19 (15.08%) Software Engineering
13 18 (14.29%) JUnit
14 17 (13.49%) Finance
15 16 (12.70%) ETL
15 16 (12.70%) Maven
15 16 (12.70%) Kimball Methodology

SQL
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 10 (7.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (4.76%) Confluence
2 6 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (3.17%) IIS
3 4 (3.17%) JBoss
3 4 (3.17%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (2.38%) Apache
4 3 (2.38%) Jupyter
4 3 (2.38%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.59%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.59%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.59%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.59%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (0.79%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.79%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.79%) Kentico
6 1 (0.79%) nginx
6 1 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (7.14%) Oracle EBS R12
1 9 (7.14%) Oracle Receivables
2 8 (6.35%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (3.97%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (3.17%) Markit EDM
5 4 (3.17%) Oracle TCA
6 2 (1.59%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 33 (26.19%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (10.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (3.97%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.38%) IaaS
5 3 (2.38%) PaaS
6 2 (1.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (1.59%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.59%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.59%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (1.59%) GitHub
6 2 (1.59%) Office 365
6 2 (1.59%) Serverless
7 1 (0.79%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.79%) Boomi
7 1 (0.79%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.38%) VoIP
2 2 (1.59%) Firewall
2 2 (1.59%) SMS
3 1 (0.79%) FTP
3 1 (0.79%) Intranet
3 1 (0.79%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (32.54%) SQL Server
2 24 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (8.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (6.35%) Oracle BI EE
4 8 (6.35%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (5.56%) MongoDB
6 6 (4.76%) Oracle Database
6 6 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (3.97%) Relational Database
8 4 (3.17%) NoSQL
8 4 (3.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 3 (2.38%) OLAP
9 3 (2.38%) OLAP Cube
9 3 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (2.38%) RDBMS
9 3 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (1.59%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (1.59%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.59%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 22 (17.46%) Talend Open Studio
2 18 (14.29%) JUnit
3 16 (12.70%) Maven
4 15 (11.90%) JIRA
5 13 (10.32%) Jenkins
6 9 (7.14%) Mockito
7 8 (6.35%) Git (software)
8 6 (4.76%) Ant
8 6 (4.76%) SoapUI
9 5 (3.97%) Cucumber
10 4 (3.17%) JDeveloper
10 4 (3.17%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (3.17%) Selenium
11 2 (1.59%) Artifactory
11 2 (1.59%) Eclipse
11 2 (1.59%) JMeter
11 2 (1.59%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (1.59%) Subversion
12 1 (0.79%) gulp
12 1 (0.79%) Protractor
General
1 17 (13.49%) Finance
2 7 (5.56%) Publishing
3 2 (1.59%) Legal
3 2 (1.59%) Marketing
4 1 (0.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 87 (69.05%) Developer
2 46 (36.51%) SQL Developer
3 29 (23.02%) .NET Developer
4 23 (18.25%) C# .NET Developer
4 23 (18.25%) C# Developer
5 21 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 21 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 21 (16.67%) AWS Developer
5 21 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 21 (16.67%) SQL Server Developer
6 17 (13.49%) Java Developer
7 15 (11.90%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 11 (8.73%) Talend Developer
8 11 (8.73%) Tester
9 9 (7.14%) Analyst
9 9 (7.14%) ETL Developer
10 7 (5.56%) Data Analyst
11 6 (4.76%) Oracle Developer
11 6 (4.76%) QA Tester
11 6 (4.76%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (27.78%) Web Services
2 33 (26.19%) .NET
2 33 (26.19%) HTML
2 33 (26.19%) jQuery
3 32 (25.40%) AngularJS
3 32 (25.40%) CSS
4 28 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 22 (17.46%) Ajax
6 15 (11.90%) REST
7 13 (10.32%) SOAP
8 11 (8.73%) Spring
9 9 (7.14%) Node.js
9 9 (7.14%) React
10 8 (6.35%) XML
11 7 (5.56%) Java EE
12 6 (4.76%) JMS
12 6 (4.76%) JSF
12 6 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (3.97%) Grails
13 5 (3.97%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.17%) N-Tier
2 3 (2.38%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.38%) Fintech
2 3 (2.38%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.38%) Reference Data
3 2 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (0.79%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.79%) Blog
4 1 (0.79%) Clustering
4 1 (0.79%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.79%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.79%) Replication
4 1 (0.79%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.11%) Linux
2 5 (3.97%) Windows
3 3 (2.38%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (26.98%) MVC
3 30 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (15.08%) Data Modelling
4 19 (15.08%) Software Engineering
5 16 (12.70%) ETL
5 16 (12.70%) Kimball Methodology
6 15 (11.90%) Performance Tuning
7 14 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
7 14 (11.11%) Unit Testing
8 13 (10.32%) Scrum
9 12 (9.52%) SOA
10 11 (8.73%) Migration
10 11 (8.73%) Test Automation
11 10 (7.94%) Configuration Management
11 10 (7.94%) Data Integration
12 9 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (7.14%) DevOps
12 9 (7.14%) TDD
13 8 (6.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 44 (34.92%) JavaScript
2 34 (26.98%) C#
3 33 (26.19%) Java
4 22 (17.46%) PL/SQL
4 22 (17.46%) VB.NET
5 12 (9.52%) T-SQL
6 7 (5.56%) Python
7 6 (4.76%) XPath
8 2 (1.59%) C
8 2 (1.59%) Groovy
8 2 (1.59%) Scala
8 2 (1.59%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.79%) PHP
9 1 (0.79%) Ruby
9 1 (0.79%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (3.97%) Degree
1 5 (3.97%) ISEB
1 5 (3.97%) ISTQB
1 5 (3.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (3.17%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.79%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.76%) QA
2 2 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 6 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.97%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (3.17%) Docker
4 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.79%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 10 (7.94%) Puppet
2 8 (6.35%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (5.56%) Ansible
4 2 (1.59%) Terraform
4 2 (1.59%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.79%) logstash
5 1 (0.79%) SCCM
5 1 (0.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 32 (25.40%) Oracle
2 28 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 22 (17.46%) Talend
4 7 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (4.76%) VMware
6 3 (2.38%) Twitter
7 2 (1.59%) Citrix
7 2 (1.59%) Splunk
8 1 (0.79%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.79%) Dell
8 1 (0.79%) Dynatrace
8 1 (0.79%) SAP
8 1 (0.79%) Sophos