Period
to 15 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 6 6
Rank change year-on-year -16 0 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 52 122 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 8.20% 17.43% 18.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.48% 32.45% 30.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 102 113
Oxford median daily rate £388 £434 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.66% +15.67% -4.15%
10th Percentile £253 £324 £200
90th Percentile £533 £565 £500
Oxfordshire median daily rate £420 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -6.67% +12.50% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Oxford median hourly rate - - £16.00
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £50.00 - £19.00

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 336 376 412
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 53.00% 53.71% 59.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 326 323
Oxford median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -0.62%
10th Percentile £317 £313 £275
90th Percentile £550 £575 £525
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £414
% change year-on-year -5.56% +8.76% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 8
Oxford median hourly rate £48.75 £45.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +24.14% -19.44%
10th Percentile £42.75 £32.50 £14.83
90th Percentile £52.50 £77.50 £48.75
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £36.25
% change year-on-year -2.86% +20.69% -19.44%

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 October 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 October 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 19 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (28.85%) JavaScript
2 15 (28.85%) SQL Server
3 14 (26.92%) C#
3 14 (26.92%) HTML
3 14 (26.92%) .NET
4 12 (23.08%) Java
4 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 10 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (17.31%) PL/SQL
6 9 (17.31%) Oracle
6 9 (17.31%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (15.38%) MVC
7 8 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET
7 8 (15.38%) Finance
8 7 (13.46%) CSS
8 7 (13.46%) XML
8 7 (13.46%) Windows
8 7 (13.46%) ETL
9 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Excel
9 6 (11.54%) E-Commerce
9 6 (11.54%) Data Modelling
9 6 (11.54%) Active Directory
9 6 (11.54%) Web Services
9 6 (11.54%) Scrum
9 6 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (11.54%) HTML5
9 6 (11.54%) GitHub
9 6 (11.54%) Problem-Solving

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 (1.92%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.92%) ColdFusion
1 1 (1.92%) NServiceBus
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.85%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (7.69%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (7.69%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (7.69%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (11.54%) GitHub
3 5 (9.62%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (7.69%) Azure Data Factory
5 3 (5.77%) Google Analytics
5 3 (5.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) VoIP
2 2 (3.85%) Asterisk PBX
2 2 (3.85%) DNS
2 2 (3.85%) PBX
2 2 (3.85%) VPN
3 1 (1.92%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (28.85%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (9.62%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 5 (9.62%) Data Lake
4 5 (9.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (7.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 4 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (7.69%) Power BI
6 3 (5.77%) Qlik Sense
7 2 (3.85%) NoSQL
7 2 (3.85%) Redis
7 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.92%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (1.92%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.92%) HDInsight
8 1 (1.92%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (5.77%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.92%) Gradle
3 1 (1.92%) JDeveloper
3 1 (1.92%) Maven
3 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (15.38%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) General Ledger
3 3 (5.77%) Publishing
4 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 39 (75.00%) Developer
2 9 (17.31%) Java Developer
3 8 (15.38%) .NET Developer
4 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (11.54%) C# Developer
4 6 (11.54%) Oracle Developer
4 6 (11.54%) SQL Developer
5 5 (9.62%) PHP Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Architect
6 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Angular Developer
7 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Azure Architect
7 3 (5.77%) Data Architect
7 3 (5.77%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Technical Architect
7 3 (5.77%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (26.92%) .NET
1 14 (26.92%) HTML
2 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET
3 7 (13.46%) CSS
3 7 (13.46%) XML
4 6 (11.54%) HTML5
4 6 (11.54%) Web Services
5 5 (9.62%) .NET Framework
5 5 (9.62%) jQuery
5 5 (9.62%) REST
6 4 (7.69%) AngularJS
7 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (5.77%) Hibernate
7 3 (5.77%) Node.js
7 3 (5.77%) React
7 3 (5.77%) Spring
8 2 (3.85%) Ajax
8 2 (3.85%) J2EE
8 2 (3.85%) JSON
8 2 (3.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Mobile App
2 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.92%) Clustering
4 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.92%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.92%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.92%) Fintech
4 1 (1.92%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.46%) Windows
2 4 (7.69%) Windows Server
2 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.85%) Mac OS X
3 2 (3.85%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.92%) Android
4 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (17.31%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (15.38%) MVC
4 7 (13.46%) ETL
5 6 (11.54%) Data Modelling
5 6 (11.54%) E-Commerce
5 6 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (11.54%) Scrum
6 5 (9.62%) CRM
7 4 (7.69%) Analytics
7 4 (7.69%) Personalization
8 3 (5.77%) DevOps
8 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 3 (5.77%) Migration
8 3 (5.77%) Quote-to-Cash
8 3 (5.77%) Software Engineering
8 3 (5.77%) Test Automation
8 3 (5.77%) Test Scripting
8 3 (5.77%) UML
8 3 (5.77%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.85%) JavaScript
2 14 (26.92%) C#
3 12 (23.08%) Java
4 9 (17.31%) PL/SQL
5 5 (9.62%) Java 8
5 5 (9.62%) PHP
6 3 (5.77%) VBA
7 2 (3.85%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.92%) Scala
8 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.85%) Samba
4 1 (1.92%) Docker
4 1 (1.92%) Firmware
4 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 9 (17.31%) Oracle
3 3 (5.77%) Google
3 3 (5.77%) VMware
4 2 (3.85%) Apple
4 2 (3.85%) Cisco
5 1 (1.92%) Informatica
5 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.92%) Tableau
5 1 (1.92%) Xamarin