Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 3 8
Rank change year-on-year -5 +5 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 125 147 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 17.86% 21.68% 14.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.05% 39.41% 28.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 127 77
Oxford median daily rate £438 £418 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.79% +28.46% -18.75%
10th Percentile £300 £200 £194
90th Percentile £590 £588 £455
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £358
% change year-on-year +5.88% +18.88% -6.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Oxford median hourly rate - £17.44 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -61.25% +114.29%
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year -2.56% +20.00% -35.00%

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 390 373 293
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 55.71% 55.01% 51.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 262 250
Oxford median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43% +3.43%
10th Percentile £300 £200 £260
90th Percentile £590 £575 £525
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £440 £400
% change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 12
Oxford median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -18.18% +198.26%
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +9.59% -18.89% +114.29%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 57 (45.60%) JavaScript
2 50 (40.00%) MVC
2 50 (40.00%) jQuery
3 49 (39.20%) AngularJS
4 47 (37.60%) SQL Server
5 45 (36.00%) Web Services
6 44 (35.20%) C#
6 44 (35.20%) Amazon AWS
7 41 (32.80%) Java
8 40 (32.00%) .NET
9 39 (31.20%) HTML
10 38 (30.40%) ASP.NET
10 38 (30.40%) CSS
11 36 (28.80%) Agile Software Development
12 31 (24.80%) Oracle
13 28 (22.40%) Ajax
14 27 (21.60%) VB.NET
15 26 (20.80%) JUnit
15 26 (20.80%) Business Intelligence
15 26 (20.80%) Microsoft
16 25 (20.00%) REST
17 24 (19.20%) Unit Testing
18 20 (16.00%) Node.js
19 19 (15.20%) Finance
19 19 (15.20%) React
20 18 (14.40%) Maven
20 18 (14.40%) Configuration Management
20 18 (14.40%) Data Modelling
20 18 (14.40%) Linux
20 18 (14.40%) Puppet

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 15 (12.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 14 (11.20%) Confluence
3 12 (9.60%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (3.20%) IIS
4 4 (3.20%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (2.40%) Jupyter
6 2 (1.60%) Apache
7 1 (0.80%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.80%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.80%) JBoss
7 1 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.80%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.80%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (8.00%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (5.60%) Markit EDM
3 5 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (4.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (4.00%) Oracle Financials
3 5 (4.00%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 44 (35.20%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (9.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (8.80%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.40%) IaaS
4 3 (2.40%) Office 365
4 3 (2.40%) PaaS
5 2 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.80%) Boomi
6 1 (0.80%) SaaS
6 1 (0.80%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.20%) VoIP
2 2 (1.60%) Firewall
3 1 (0.80%) FTP
3 1 (0.80%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (37.60%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.80%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (6.40%) Qlik Sense
5 7 (5.60%) Looker
5 7 (5.60%) Power BI
5 7 (5.60%) Sisense
6 6 (4.80%) MongoDB
6 6 (4.80%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (4.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (4.00%) Data Mining
8 4 (3.20%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 4 (3.20%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.40%) OLAP
9 3 (2.40%) OLAP Cube
9 3 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (2.40%) RDBMS
9 3 (2.40%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (1.60%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 26 (20.80%) JUnit
2 18 (14.40%) JIRA
2 18 (14.40%) Maven
3 17 (13.60%) Mockito
4 11 (8.80%) Ant
5 9 (7.20%) Jenkins
6 7 (5.60%) Git (software)
7 6 (4.80%) SoapUI
8 4 (3.20%) JDeveloper
8 4 (3.20%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (2.40%) Subversion
10 2 (1.60%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.60%) JMeter
11 1 (0.80%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.80%) Gradle
11 1 (0.80%) MSTest
11 1 (0.80%) NUnit
11 1 (0.80%) Selenium
11 1 (0.80%) TeamCity
General
1 19 (15.20%) Finance
2 8 (6.40%) Publishing
3 2 (1.60%) Back Office
4 1 (0.80%) Banking
4 1 (0.80%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.80%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 95 (76.00%) Developer
2 47 (37.60%) SQL Developer
3 37 (29.60%) .NET Developer
4 31 (24.80%) ASP.NET Developer
4 31 (24.80%) AWS Developer
5 30 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 30 (24.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 30 (24.00%) C# Developer
6 29 (23.20%) Java Developer
7 28 (22.40%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 27 (21.60%) SQL Server Developer
9 9 (7.20%) Analyst
9 9 (7.20%) Business Analyst
10 7 (5.60%) Software Engineer
11 6 (4.80%) Oracle Developer
11 6 (4.80%) QA Tester
11 6 (4.80%) Tester
12 5 (4.00%) Java Engineer
12 5 (4.00%) Java Software Engineer
12 5 (4.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (40.00%) jQuery
2 49 (39.20%) AngularJS
3 45 (36.00%) Web Services
4 40 (32.00%) .NET
5 39 (31.20%) HTML
6 38 (30.40%) ASP.NET
6 38 (30.40%) CSS
7 28 (22.40%) Ajax
8 25 (20.00%) REST
9 20 (16.00%) Node.js
10 19 (15.20%) React
11 16 (12.80%) Spring
12 13 (10.40%) XML
13 12 (9.60%) JSF
13 12 (9.60%) SOAP
14 11 (8.80%) Java EE
14 11 (8.80%) JMS
14 11 (8.80%) Spring MVC
15 10 (8.00%) Grails
15 10 (8.00%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.60%) N-Tier
2 6 (4.80%) Data Structures
3 3 (2.40%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.40%) Fintech
3 3 (2.40%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (0.80%) CCTV
4 1 (0.80%) Clustering
4 1 (0.80%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.40%) Linux
2 5 (4.00%) Windows
3 4 (3.20%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (40.00%) MVC
2 36 (28.80%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (20.80%) Business Intelligence
4 24 (19.20%) Unit Testing
5 18 (14.40%) Configuration Management
5 18 (14.40%) Data Modelling
6 17 (13.60%) SOA
7 15 (12.00%) Process Improvement
8 13 (10.40%) Software Engineering
9 12 (9.60%) Product Management
10 11 (8.80%) Scrum
11 7 (5.60%) Analytics
11 7 (5.60%) Data Analysis
11 7 (5.60%) DevOps
11 7 (5.60%) Test Automation
12 6 (4.80%) API Testing
12 6 (4.80%) Kanban
12 6 (4.80%) TDD
13 5 (4.00%) Change Management
13 5 (4.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 57 (45.60%) JavaScript
2 44 (35.20%) C#
3 41 (32.80%) Java
4 27 (21.60%) VB.NET
5 11 (8.80%) T-SQL
5 11 (8.80%) XPath
6 10 (8.00%) PL/SQL
7 7 (5.60%) Python
8 2 (1.60%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.60%) Groovy
8 2 (1.60%) Scala
9 1 (0.80%) C
9 1 (0.80%) Perl
9 1 (0.80%) Ruby
9 1 (0.80%) X++
Qualifications
1 5 (4.00%) Degree
1 5 (4.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.20%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.80%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.80%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.80%) QA
2 2 (1.60%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.80%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (5.60%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.60%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (14.40%) Opscode Chef
1 18 (14.40%) Puppet
2 16 (12.80%) Ansible
3 1 (0.80%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.80%) logstash
3 1 (0.80%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.80%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 31 (24.80%) Oracle
2 26 (20.80%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.20%) Tableau
4 8 (6.40%) Talend
5 7 (5.60%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (4.80%) VMware
7 3 (2.40%) Twitter
8 2 (1.60%) Citrix
9 1 (0.80%) Adobe
9 1 (0.80%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.80%) Dell
9 1 (0.80%) Dynatrace
9 1 (0.80%) Informatica
9 1 (0.80%) SAP
9 1 (0.80%) Sophos
9 1 (0.80%) Splunk