Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 23 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)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 6 4
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL 150 193 233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 12.21% 15.92% 18.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.71% 30.93% 32.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 148 195
Oxfordshire median daily rate £420 £444 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.35% +4.41% +10.75%
10th Percentile £261 £325 £243
90th Percentile £541 £580 £525
South East median daily rate £423 £395 £380
% change year-on-year +6.96% +3.95% +4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £50.00 - £19.00
10th Percentile £45.00 - £14.66
90th Percentile £55.00 - £26.75
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £22.33 £40.00
% change year-on-year +79.13% -44.18% +42.86%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 607 624 711
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 49.39% 51.49% 56.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 459 490 530
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £302
90th Percentile £553 £580 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 15
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +21.53% -20.00%
10th Percentile £40.73 £23.00 £16.40
90th Percentile £52.50 £77.50 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Oxfordshire

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL in Oxfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Oxfordshire

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Oxfordshire

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL in Oxfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Oxfordshire

SQL
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 23 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -16 50 £388 -8.82% 53
Abingdon -2 19 £420 +15.86% 12
Kidlington -3 14 £425 -10.53% 2
Thame - 9 £450 - 2
Witney -3 5 - - 5
Banbury +2 4 £430 +1.06% 9
Bicester - 3 £325 -
Burford - 1 £245 - 1
Faringdon - 1 - - 1
SQL
South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for SQL.

1 58 (38.67%) SQL Server
2 56 (37.33%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (34.00%) .NET
4 46 (30.67%) C#
5 44 (29.33%) JavaScript
6 33 (22.00%) HTML
6 33 (22.00%) Web Services
7 32 (21.33%) ASP.NET
8 31 (20.67%) Windows
8 31 (20.67%) Oracle
9 30 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 29 (19.33%) Business Intelligence
11 28 (18.67%) MVC
11 28 (18.67%) Microsoft Azure
12 26 (17.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 25 (16.67%) Scrum
14 24 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
15 22 (14.67%) Finance
15 22 (14.67%) PL/SQL
15 22 (14.67%) Amazon AWS
15 22 (14.67%) jQuery
16 21 (14.00%) XML
16 21 (14.00%) CSS
17 20 (13.33%) ETL
17 20 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 19 (12.67%) Java
18 19 (12.67%) Windows Server
18 19 (12.67%) Problem-Solving
19 17 (11.33%) AngularJS
19 17 (11.33%) Migration

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 4 (2.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 4 (2.67%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (2.00%) Confluence
2 3 (2.00%) IBM Notes
2 3 (2.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.33%) GlassFish
3 2 (1.33%) IIS
4 1 (0.67%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.67%) CMS
4 1 (0.67%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.67%) Kentico
4 1 (0.67%) Moodle
4 1 (0.67%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.67%) nginx
4 1 (0.67%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.67%) SAS
4 1 (0.67%) WildFly
Applications
1 5 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.33%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 12 (8.00%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (7.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 11 (7.33%) Oracle Financials
2 11 (7.33%) Oracle General Ledger
2 11 (7.33%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.33%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.67%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 28 (18.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (14.67%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (7.33%) Azure Data Factory
4 7 (4.67%) GitHub
4 7 (4.67%) Google Analytics
5 6 (4.00%) AWS Lambda
5 6 (4.00%) Office 365
5 6 (4.00%) Serverless
6 3 (2.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.33%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.67%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.67%) DNS
1 4 (2.67%) SMS
2 3 (2.00%) Internet
2 3 (2.00%) VoIP
2 3 (2.00%) VPN
3 2 (1.33%) Asterisk PBX
3 2 (1.33%) PBX
4 1 (0.67%) DHCP
4 1 (0.67%) SSH
4 1 (0.67%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (38.67%) SQL Server
2 26 (17.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (10.67%) Oracle Reports
6 14 (9.33%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 12 (8.00%) Power BI
8 11 (7.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 9 (6.00%) Data Lake
9 9 (6.00%) Qlik Sense
10 8 (5.33%) MySQL
11 7 (4.67%) Redis
11 7 (4.67%) Relational Database
12 6 (4.00%) SQL Server 2016
13 5 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (3.33%) Oracle Database
13 5 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (2.67%) Amazon Aurora
14 4 (2.67%) Big Data
14 4 (2.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (7.33%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.00%) JIRA
3 6 (4.00%) Visual Studio
4 4 (2.67%) JDeveloper
4 4 (2.67%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.67%) Maven
5 2 (1.33%) Artifactory
5 2 (1.33%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.33%) JUnit
5 2 (1.33%) Moq
5 2 (1.33%) Selenium
5 2 (1.33%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.67%) Gradle
6 1 (0.67%) Liquibase
6 1 (0.67%) Mockito
6 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.67%) TestNG
6 1 (0.67%) WebDriver
General
1 22 (14.67%) Finance
2 11 (7.33%) General Ledger
3 8 (5.33%) Publishing
4 4 (2.67%) Retail
5 3 (2.00%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.33%) Front Office
7 1 (0.67%) Banking
7 1 (0.67%) Marketing
7 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.67%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 93 (62.00%) Developer
2 28 (18.67%) .NET Developer
3 23 (15.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 23 (15.33%) SQL Developer
4 22 (14.67%) C# Developer
5 19 (12.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 15 (10.00%) Angular Developer
6 15 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 15 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 14 (9.33%) AWS Developer
8 13 (8.67%) Java Developer
8 13 (8.67%) Support Engineer
9 12 (8.00%) Applications Support
9 12 (8.00%) Oracle Developer
10 10 (6.67%) Analyst
10 10 (6.67%) SQL Server Developer
11 9 (6.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 9 (6.00%) DBA
11 9 (6.00%) ETL Developer
12 8 (5.33%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (34.00%) .NET
2 33 (22.00%) HTML
2 33 (22.00%) Web Services
3 32 (21.33%) ASP.NET
4 22 (14.67%) jQuery
5 21 (14.00%) CSS
5 21 (14.00%) XML
6 17 (11.33%) AngularJS
7 13 (8.67%) .NET Framework
8 12 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (7.33%) Ajax
9 11 (7.33%) HTML5
10 8 (5.33%) REST
11 7 (4.67%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (4.00%) ADO.NET
12 6 (4.00%) Entity Framework
12 6 (4.00%) JSON
12 6 (4.00%) Node.js
13 5 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 5 (3.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.33%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.67%) Data Structures
4 4 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (2.67%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (2.67%) Replication
5 3 (2.00%) Clustering
6 2 (1.33%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.33%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.67%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.67%) Derivative
7 1 (0.67%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.67%) Fintech
7 1 (0.67%) NHS
7 1 (0.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (20.67%) Windows
2 19 (12.67%) Windows Server
3 11 (7.33%) Linux
3 11 (7.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (6.00%) Unix
5 6 (4.00%) Windows 10
6 5 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.33%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.67%) Android
8 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.67%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (37.33%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (19.33%) Business Intelligence
3 28 (18.67%) MVC
4 25 (16.67%) Scrum
5 20 (13.33%) ETL
6 19 (12.67%) Problem-Solving
7 17 (11.33%) Migration
8 15 (10.00%) Data Modelling
9 12 (8.00%) DevOps
10 11 (7.33%) Personalization
11 10 (6.67%) Software Engineering
12 9 (6.00%) Analytics
12 9 (6.00%) CRM
12 9 (6.00%) E-Commerce
12 9 (6.00%) Kanban
13 8 (5.33%) Quote-to-Cash
13 8 (5.33%) Test Automation
13 8 (5.33%) Workflow
14 7 (4.67%) Creative Thinking
15 6 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 46 (30.67%) C#
2 44 (29.33%) JavaScript
3 22 (14.67%) PL/SQL
4 19 (12.67%) Java
5 14 (9.33%) T-SQL
6 7 (4.67%) PHP
7 6 (4.00%) PowerShell
7 6 (4.00%) Shell Script
7 6 (4.00%) VB
8 5 (3.33%) Java 8
8 5 (3.33%) Python
9 4 (2.67%) VBA
10 3 (2.00%) C++
11 2 (1.33%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.33%) Perl
12 1 (0.67%) COBOL
12 1 (0.67%) Scala
12 1 (0.67%) Smalltalk
12 1 (0.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (4.67%) Degree
2 5 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.67%) MCITP
3 1 (0.67%) MCSE
3 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.33%) Data Quality
1 5 (3.33%) PMO
2 3 (2.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 3 (2.00%) GDPR
2 3 (2.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.67%) QA
System Software
1 10 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.33%) Docker
3 3 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.33%) Samba
5 1 (0.67%) Firmware
5 1 (0.67%) iptables
5 1 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (5.33%) Puppet
2 7 (4.67%) Ansible
2 7 (4.67%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (4.00%) Kubernetes
4 4 (2.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (2.67%) Terraform
5 3 (2.00%) SCCM
6 2 (1.33%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.33%) Foglight
6 2 (1.33%) SQL Sentry
7 1 (0.67%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.67%) Nagios
7 1 (0.67%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.67%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (20.67%) Oracle
2 30 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.67%) Google
4 4 (2.67%) Cognos
5 3 (2.00%) Cisco
5 3 (2.00%) Lotus
5 3 (2.00%) VMware
6 2 (1.33%) Apple
6 2 (1.33%) Informatica
6 2 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.33%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.67%) Charles River
7 1 (0.67%) Citrix
7 1 (0.67%) IBM
7 1 (0.67%) Micro Focus
7 1 (0.67%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 1 (0.67%) SAP
7 1 (0.67%) Tableau
7 1 (0.67%) Talend
7 1 (0.67%) Xamarin