Period
to 22 May 2018

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 22 May 2018 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 3 8
Rank change year-on-year -5 +5 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL 90 111 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 13.70% 19.14% 14.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.39% 33.84% 28.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 97 77
Oxford median daily rate £450 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +12.00% -11.76%
10th Percentile £300 £290 £200
90th Percentile £590 £580 £488
Oxfordshire median daily rate £444 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -1.39% +20.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Oxford median hourly rate - £16.90 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.59% -41.82%
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -5.00% +25.00% -36.00%

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 341 328 282
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 51.90% 56.55% 51.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 223 233
Oxford median daily rate £425 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +1.23%
10th Percentile £278 £313 £263
90th Percentile £556 £580 £529
Oxfordshire median daily rate £433 £425 £385
% change year-on-year +1.76% +10.39% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 4
Oxford median hourly rate £47.50 £49.50 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.04% +94.12% +45.71%
10th Percentile £39.25 £19.96 £12.20
90th Percentile £55.75 £77.50 £45.38
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +66.67%

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 22 May 2018.

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 22 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for SQL.

1 31 (34.44%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (32.22%) JavaScript
2 29 (32.22%) SQL Server
3 25 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
4 24 (26.67%) Java
4 24 (26.67%) jQuery
5 23 (25.56%) .NET
6 22 (24.44%) C#
6 22 (24.44%) MVC
7 21 (23.33%) Oracle
7 21 (23.33%) AngularJS
8 20 (22.22%) Finance
9 18 (20.00%) Data Modelling
10 17 (18.89%) ASP.NET
10 17 (18.89%) HTML
11 15 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
12 14 (15.56%) Unit Testing
12 14 (15.56%) Node.js
13 13 (14.44%) CSS
13 13 (14.44%) REST
13 13 (14.44%) React
14 11 (12.22%) Tableau
14 11 (12.22%) Linux
14 11 (12.22%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (12.22%) ETL
15 10 (11.11%) Software Engineering
15 10 (11.11%) Configuration Management
15 10 (11.11%) Web Services
15 10 (11.11%) JUnit
15 10 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 8 (8.89%) Confluence
2 6 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (4.44%) Apache
5 1 (1.11%) ColdFusion
5 1 (1.11%) IIS
5 1 (1.11%) JBoss
5 1 (1.11%) NServiceBus
5 1 (1.11%) SAS
5 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.11%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 6 (6.67%) Markit EDM
2 5 (5.56%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.22%) GitHub
4 2 (2.22%) Office 365
5 1 (1.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.33%) VoIP
2 1 (1.11%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (1.11%) DNS
2 1 (1.11%) Network Security
2 1 (1.11%) PBX
2 1 (1.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (32.22%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.22%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (11.11%) Power BI
3 10 (11.11%) Qlik Sense
3 10 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (10.00%) Looker
4 9 (10.00%) Sisense
5 8 (8.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (7.78%) Data Mining
7 6 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (5.56%) NoSQL
9 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2016
9 4 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (3.33%) MongoDB
10 3 (3.33%) Relational Database
11 2 (2.22%) Big Data
11 2 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (2.22%) RDBMS
11 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (1.11%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 10 (11.11%) JIRA
1 10 (11.11%) JUnit
1 10 (11.11%) Mockito
2 6 (6.67%) Maven
3 5 (5.56%) Ant
4 4 (4.44%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.11%) MSTest
5 1 (1.11%) NUnit
5 1 (1.11%) Subversion
General
1 20 (22.22%) Finance
2 8 (8.89%) Publishing
3 2 (2.22%) Back Office
3 2 (2.22%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 60 (66.67%) Developer
2 20 (22.22%) Java Developer
2 20 (22.22%) SQL Developer
3 14 (15.56%) .NET Developer
3 14 (15.56%) ASP.NET Developer
4 13 (14.44%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 11 (12.22%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (12.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 11 (12.22%) C# Developer
5 11 (12.22%) SQL Server Developer
6 10 (11.11%) AWS Developer
7 9 (10.00%) Analyst
8 8 (8.89%) Business Analyst
9 7 (7.78%) Report Writer
9 7 (7.78%) Software Engineer
10 6 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 4 (4.44%) Systems Engineer
11 4 (4.44%) Tableau Analyst
12 3 (3.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 3 (3.33%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (26.67%) jQuery
2 23 (25.56%) .NET
3 21 (23.33%) AngularJS
4 17 (18.89%) ASP.NET
4 17 (18.89%) HTML
5 14 (15.56%) Node.js
6 13 (14.44%) CSS
6 13 (14.44%) React
6 13 (14.44%) REST
7 10 (11.11%) Web Services
8 9 (10.00%) Ajax
9 7 (7.78%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (7.78%) Spring
10 6 (6.67%) Java EE
10 6 (6.67%) JSF
10 6 (6.67%) Spring MVC
11 5 (5.56%) Grails
11 5 (5.56%) JMS
11 5 (5.56%) Play Framework
11 5 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.89%) Data Structures
2 4 (4.44%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.33%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.11%) CCTV
5 1 (1.11%) Fintech
5 1 (1.11%) Replication
5 1 (1.11%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.22%) Linux
2 4 (4.44%) Windows
3 3 (3.33%) CentOS
3 3 (3.33%) Debian
3 3 (3.33%) Ubuntu
3 3 (3.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.11%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (34.44%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
3 22 (24.44%) MVC
4 18 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 14 (15.56%) Unit Testing
6 11 (12.22%) ETL
7 10 (11.11%) Configuration Management
7 10 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 9 (10.00%) Analytics
8 9 (10.00%) CRM
8 9 (10.00%) Deployment Automation
8 9 (10.00%) Process Improvement
9 8 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (7.78%) Data Analysis
11 6 (6.67%) Product Management
11 6 (6.67%) User Stories
12 5 (5.56%) Kimball Methodology
12 5 (5.56%) SOA
13 4 (4.44%) Migration
13 4 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (32.22%) JavaScript
2 24 (26.67%) Java
3 22 (24.44%) C#
4 9 (10.00%) VB.NET
5 6 (6.67%) PL/SQL
6 5 (5.56%) Java 8
6 5 (5.56%) XPath
7 4 (4.44%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.33%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.33%) PHP
8 3 (3.33%) Python
9 2 (2.22%) Ruby
10 1 (1.11%) C
10 1 (1.11%) Perl
10 1 (1.11%) Scala
10 1 (1.11%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.11%) X++
Qualifications
1 3 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (3.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (4.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.11%) Docker
3 1 (1.11%) Samba
Systems Management
1 10 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (11.11%) Puppet
2 9 (10.00%) Ansible
3 3 (3.33%) HAProxy
3 3 (3.33%) SELinux
4 1 (1.11%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.11%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.11%) SCCM
4 1 (1.11%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.11%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 21 (23.33%) Oracle
2 11 (12.22%) Tableau
3 7 (7.78%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.56%) Talend
5 2 (2.22%) Cisco
5 2 (2.22%) VMware
6 1 (1.11%) Adobe
6 1 (1.11%) Apple
6 1 (1.11%) Informatica
6 1 (1.11%) Meraki
6 1 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.11%) Sophos
6 1 (1.11%) Splunk