Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 2019 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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 19 6 4
Rank change year-on-year -13 -2 +8
Contract jobs citing SQL 39 123 139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 7.80% 17.72% 20.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.23% 32.28% 36.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 104 124
Oxford median daily rate £400 £431 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.25% +1.47% +32.81%
10th Percentile £256 £300 £200
90th Percentile £494 £590 £594
Oxfordshire median daily rate £420 £438 £450
% change year-on-year -4.00% -2.78% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Oxford median hourly rate - - £17.44
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year - -2.56% +11.43%

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 274 381 382
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 54.80% 54.90% 55.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 322 291
Oxford median daily rate £425 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +2.86% +9.38%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £213
90th Percentile £550 £590 £575
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £435
% change year-on-year -5.56% +3.39% +8.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 7
Oxford median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £21.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +111.37% -59.45%
10th Percentile £46.50 £32.50 £13.16
90th Percentile £52.50 £77.50 £41.85
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.76% +18.06% -7.69%

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 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 2019, 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 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 12 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (28.21%) C#
3 11 (28.21%) SQL Server
4 9 (23.08%) .NET
4 9 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 9 (23.08%) ETL
5 8 (20.51%) HTML
5 8 (20.51%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (20.51%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (17.95%) MVC
6 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET
6 7 (17.95%) XML
6 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Excel
7 6 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (15.38%) .NET Framework
7 6 (15.38%) JSON
7 6 (15.38%) DevOps
8 5 (12.82%) NoSQL
8 5 (12.82%) Master Data Management
8 5 (12.82%) Data Lake
8 5 (12.82%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 5 (12.82%) Python
8 5 (12.82%) UML
8 5 (12.82%) CSS
8 5 (12.82%) Data Modelling
9 4 (10.26%) Migration
9 4 (10.26%) Java
9 4 (10.26%) Web 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 1 (2.56%) Apache Spark
1 1 (2.56%) CMS
1 1 (2.56%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 12 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (20.51%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (10.26%) Azure Data Factory
4 3 (7.69%) GitHub
4 3 (7.69%) Google Analytics
5 1 (2.56%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.56%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.56%) IaaS
5 1 (2.56%) Office 365
5 1 (2.56%) PaaS
5 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) DNS
1 1 (2.56%) Firewall
1 1 (2.56%) SMS
1 1 (2.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.21%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (12.82%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 5 (12.82%) Data Lake
3 5 (12.82%) NoSQL
4 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (7.69%) Power BI
5 3 (7.69%) Qlik Sense
5 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (5.13%) Redis
6 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (2.56%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (2.56%) Apache Hive
7 1 (2.56%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (2.56%) Big Data
7 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
7 1 (2.56%) HDInsight
7 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Hudson
1 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (2.56%) Publishing
1 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (66.67%) Developer
2 8 (20.51%) .NET Developer
3 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (15.38%) C# Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Data Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) SQL Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Architect
5 4 (10.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Python Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Angular Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Azure Architect
6 3 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Data Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Java Developer
6 3 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Technical Architect
6 3 (7.69%) VBA Developer
7 2 (5.13%) DBA
7 2 (5.13%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) .NET
2 8 (20.51%) HTML
3 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET
3 7 (17.95%) XML
4 6 (15.38%) .NET Framework
4 6 (15.38%) JSON
5 5 (12.82%) CSS
6 4 (10.26%) AngularJS
6 4 (10.26%) Web Services
7 3 (7.69%) Django
7 3 (7.69%) Flask
7 3 (7.69%) jQuery
8 2 (5.13%) Ajax
8 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (5.13%) Entity Framework
8 2 (5.13%) HTML5
8 2 (5.13%) JSP
8 2 (5.13%) Servlets
8 2 (5.13%) WCF
8 2 (5.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.69%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.56%) Clustering
2 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.56%) Reference Data
2 1 (2.56%) Replication
2 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Android
2 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.56%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (23.08%) ETL
3 8 (20.51%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (17.95%) MVC
5 6 (15.38%) DevOps
6 5 (12.82%) Data Modelling
6 5 (12.82%) Master Data Management
6 5 (12.82%) UML
7 4 (10.26%) Analytics
7 4 (10.26%) Data Analysis
7 4 (10.26%) Migration
8 3 (7.69%) API Design
8 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
8 3 (7.69%) Logical Data Model
8 3 (7.69%) Test Automation
8 3 (7.69%) Test Scripting
9 2 (5.13%) Software Engineering
9 2 (5.13%) Time Management
9 2 (5.13%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.21%) C#
2 9 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 5 (12.82%) Python
4 4 (10.26%) Java
5 3 (7.69%) PL/SQL
5 3 (7.69%) VBA
6 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) AWS Certification
1 1 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.56%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) Docker
2 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.56%) Firmware
3 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Ansible
2 1 (2.56%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.69%) Google
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle
4 1 (2.56%) Informatica
4 1 (2.56%) Tableau
4 1 (2.56%) Talend
4 1 (2.56%) Xamarin