Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 7 6
Rank change year-on-year -6 -1 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 66 107 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 10.00% 17.46% 16.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.41% 31.66% 28.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 98 91
Oxford median daily rate £413 £440 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +17.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £258 £325 £208
90th Percentile £552 £580 £500
Oxfordshire median daily rate £420 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -6.67% +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Oxford median hourly rate - - £21.75
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £50.00 £20.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year +150.00% -8.05% -13.00%

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 340 338 356
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 51.52% 55.14% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 276 272
Oxford median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -1.23%
10th Percentile £315 £313 £282
90th Percentile £538 £569 £525
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 6
Oxford median hourly rate £48.75 £49.50 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.52% +58.40% +19.05%
10th Percentile £42.75 £32.50 £13.00
90th Percentile £56.00 £77.50 £48.75
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% +19.72% +42.00%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 24 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (31.82%) Finance
3 17 (25.76%) Java
4 15 (22.73%) SQL Server
5 14 (21.21%) Oracle
5 14 (21.21%) JavaScript
5 14 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (19.70%) C#
6 13 (19.70%) HTML
7 12 (18.18%) Data Modelling
8 11 (16.67%) .NET
9 10 (15.15%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (13.64%) PL/SQL
10 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
10 9 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (12.12%) Active Directory
11 8 (12.12%) ETL
11 8 (12.12%) Windows
11 8 (12.12%) Power BI
12 7 (10.61%) Looker
12 7 (10.61%) Sisense
12 7 (10.61%) Qlik Sense
12 7 (10.61%) CSS
12 7 (10.61%) Web Services
12 7 (10.61%) MVC
12 7 (10.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (9.09%) Scrum
13 6 (9.09%) XML
13 6 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (9.09%) E-Commerce

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 3 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (1.52%) ColdFusion
2 1 (1.52%) NServiceBus
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.52%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.03%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Markit EDM
1 5 (7.58%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (6.06%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (6.06%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (6.06%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (6.06%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.58%) Office 365
3 4 (6.06%) GitHub
4 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.58%) VoIP
2 2 (3.03%) Asterisk PBX
2 2 (3.03%) DNS
2 2 (3.03%) PBX
2 2 (3.03%) VPN
3 1 (1.52%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (12.12%) Power BI
4 7 (10.61%) Looker
4 7 (10.61%) Qlik Sense
4 7 (10.61%) Sisense
4 7 (10.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (7.58%) Data Mining
6 5 (7.58%) NoSQL
7 4 (6.06%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 4 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (3.03%) Big Data
9 2 (3.03%) MongoDB
9 2 (3.03%) Redis
9 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
9 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Git (software)
1 4 (6.06%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.52%) Gradle
2 1 (1.52%) JDeveloper
2 1 (1.52%) JUnit
2 1 (1.52%) Maven
2 1 (1.52%) Mockito
General
1 21 (31.82%) Finance
2 5 (7.58%) Publishing
3 4 (6.06%) General Ledger
4 2 (3.03%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 45 (68.18%) Developer
2 12 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 8 (12.12%) SQL Developer
4 7 (10.61%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
6 5 (7.58%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 5 (7.58%) C# Developer
6 5 (7.58%) PHP Developer
6 5 (7.58%) Report Writer
7 4 (6.06%) .NET Developer
7 4 (6.06%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (6.06%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (6.06%) SQL Server Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Angular Developer
8 3 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (4.55%) PHP Web Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Report Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.70%) HTML
2 11 (16.67%) .NET
3 7 (10.61%) CSS
3 7 (10.61%) Web Services
4 6 (9.09%) AngularJS
4 6 (9.09%) jQuery
4 6 (9.09%) REST
4 6 (9.09%) XML
5 5 (7.58%) ASP.NET
5 5 (7.58%) HTML5
6 4 (6.06%) .NET Framework
6 4 (6.06%) Hibernate
6 4 (6.06%) Node.js
6 4 (6.06%) React
6 4 (6.06%) Spring
7 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (4.55%) J2EE
8 2 (3.03%) Ajax
8 2 (3.03%) Entity Framework
8 2 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Data Structures
2 4 (6.06%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.52%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.52%) Fintech
5 1 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.52%) Replication
5 1 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.12%) Windows
2 6 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (6.06%) Linux
4 3 (4.55%) CentOS
4 3 (4.55%) Debian
4 3 (4.55%) Ubuntu
5 2 (3.03%) Mac OS X
5 2 (3.03%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (18.18%) Data Modelling
4 10 (15.15%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (12.12%) ETL
6 7 (10.61%) MVC
7 6 (9.09%) Analytics
7 6 (9.09%) CRM
7 6 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 6 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (9.09%) Scrum
8 5 (7.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 4 (6.06%) Personalization
9 4 (6.06%) Unit Testing
10 3 (4.55%) Asset Management
10 3 (4.55%) Data Governance
10 3 (4.55%) DevOps
10 3 (4.55%) Investment Management
10 3 (4.55%) Kimball Methodology
10 3 (4.55%) Quote-to-Cash
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.76%) Java
2 14 (21.21%) JavaScript
3 13 (19.70%) C#
4 9 (13.64%) PL/SQL
5 5 (7.58%) Java 8
5 5 (7.58%) PHP
6 3 (4.55%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.03%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.03%) Python
7 2 (3.03%) Ruby
8 1 (1.52%) Scala
8 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (1.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (12.12%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.03%) Samba
4 1 (1.52%) Docker
4 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) HAProxy
1 3 (4.55%) SELinux
2 2 (3.03%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (21.21%) Oracle
2 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.58%) VMware
4 3 (4.55%) Cisco
4 3 (4.55%) Tableau
5 2 (3.03%) Apple
5 2 (3.03%) Talend
6 1 (1.52%) Meraki
6 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com