Period
to 11 December 2019

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 11 December 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)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 10 6
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 72 138 210
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 12.39% 12.47% 17.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.87% 24.21% 35.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 107 157
Oxfordshire median daily rate £500 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.05% -1.18% -5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £313 £325
90th Percentile £635 £535 £590
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £19.31 £50.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.38% +163.16% -5.00%
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £19.63
% change year-on-year +6.25% +103.82% -43.42%

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 268 570 597
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 46.13% 51.49% 50.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 426 476
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +3.93%
10th Percentile £325 £324 £325
90th Percentile £599 £541 £582
South East median daily rate £450 £430 £413
% change year-on-year +4.65% +4.24% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 6
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £43.75 £47.50 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +8.57% +37.80%
10th Percentile £18.00 £39.50 £25.75
90th Percentile £50.63 £53.00 £77.50
South East median hourly rate £43.50 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -3.33% - +9.76%

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 11 December 2019.

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 11 December 2019. 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 +18 42 £500 +25.00% 35
Abingdon +5 9 £400 -4.76% 18
Banbury +4 1 £375 -12.69% 4
Thame +2 1 £475 +5.56% 6
Kidlington -1 1 £560 +31.76% 2
SQL
South East

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for SQL.

1 26 (36.11%) Finance
2 23 (31.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (26.39%) Oracle
4 18 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
5 17 (23.61%) Oracle Receivables
6 16 (22.22%) Data Analysis
7 15 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (20.83%) Order to Cash
8 14 (19.44%) Power BI
8 14 (19.44%) Power Platform
8 14 (19.44%) Oracle TCA
8 14 (19.44%) Data Modelling
8 14 (19.44%) Degree
9 13 (18.06%) ERP
10 12 (16.67%) Python
10 12 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (16.67%) Software Engineering
10 12 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
11 11 (15.28%) Tableau
11 11 (15.28%) Migration
11 11 (15.28%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (15.28%) Microsoft Office
12 10 (13.89%) .NET
12 10 (13.89%) C#
12 10 (13.89%) Microsoft
13 9 (12.50%) MVC
13 9 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
13 9 (12.50%) DevOps
13 9 (12.50%) Quote-to-Cash
14 8 (11.11%) AWS

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 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.78%) nginx
2 2 (2.78%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.39%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (1.39%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.39%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.39%) CMS
3 1 (1.39%) JBoss
3 1 (1.39%) Luigi
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.39%) Tornado
Applications
1 23 (31.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (15.28%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 18 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 17 (23.61%) Oracle Receivables
3 14 (19.44%) Oracle TCA
4 3 (4.17%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (4.17%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (4.17%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (1.39%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 14 (19.44%) Power Platform
2 8 (11.11%) AWS
3 5 (6.94%) Azure
4 2 (2.78%) SaaS
5 1 (1.39%) Apple Pay
5 1 (1.39%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (1.39%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.39%) Google Pay
5 1 (1.39%) npm
5 1 (1.39%) Office 365
5 1 (1.39%) WeChat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.78%) HTTP
2 1 (1.39%) SSL
2 1 (1.39%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.44%) Power BI
2 11 (15.28%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (8.33%) MS Access
5 5 (6.94%) Data Mining
5 5 (6.94%) MongoDB
6 4 (5.56%) SQL Server
7 3 (4.17%) MySQL
8 2 (2.78%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.39%) Apache Hive
9 1 (1.39%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (1.39%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.78%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.78%) JMeter
2 2 (2.78%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (2.78%) REST Assured
2 2 (2.78%) Selenium
2 2 (2.78%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.39%) JDeveloper
3 1 (1.39%) Maven
3 1 (1.39%) Mockito
General
1 26 (36.11%) Finance
2 7 (9.72%) Retail
3 5 (6.94%) Billing
4 3 (4.17%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.39%) Local Government
5 1 (1.39%) Marketing
5 1 (1.39%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (36.11%) Developer
2 16 (22.22%) Consultant
3 14 (19.44%) Oracle Consultant
4 13 (18.06%) Analyst
5 9 (12.50%) Functional Consultant
5 9 (12.50%) Oracle Functional Consultant
6 7 (9.72%) ERP Consultant
6 7 (9.72%) Web Developer
7 5 (6.94%) Python Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Data Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) Data Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Research Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Software Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Dynamics NAV Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Power BI Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.89%) .NET
2 7 (9.72%) jQuery
2 7 (9.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 7 (9.72%) Web Services
3 5 (6.94%) Django
3 5 (6.94%) Flask
3 5 (6.94%) RESTful
4 4 (5.56%) NumPy
4 4 (5.56%) Pandas
5 3 (4.17%) SOAP
6 2 (2.78%) HTML
6 2 (2.78%) LAMP
6 2 (2.78%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (2.78%) Node.js
6 2 (2.78%) REST
6 2 (2.78%) XML
7 1 (1.39%) Dropwizard
7 1 (1.39%) Electron Framework
7 1 (1.39%) React
7 1 (1.39%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.11%) Linux
2 2 (2.78%) Windows
3 1 (1.39%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.22%) Data Analysis
2 15 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (20.83%) Order to Cash
3 14 (19.44%) Data Modelling
4 13 (18.06%) ERP
5 12 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 11 (15.28%) Migration
7 9 (12.50%) DevOps
7 9 (12.50%) MVC
7 9 (12.50%) Quote-to-Cash
8 8 (11.11%) Web Development
9 6 (8.33%) Analytics
9 6 (8.33%) Business Analytics
9 6 (8.33%) Data Analytics
9 6 (8.33%) Predictive Analytics
9 6 (8.33%) Prescriptive Analytics
10 5 (6.94%) Revenue Recognition
10 5 (6.94%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.67%) Python
2 10 (13.89%) C#
3 8 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 7 (9.72%) Java
5 6 (8.33%) VBA
6 4 (5.56%) C
6 4 (5.56%) C++
6 4 (5.56%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.17%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.39%) Java 8
8 1 (1.39%) Perl
8 1 (1.39%) PHP
8 1 (1.39%) Ruby
8 1 (1.39%) VB
8 1 (1.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (19.44%) Degree
2 6 (8.33%) ACCA
2 6 (8.33%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) SEPA
System Software
1 3 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.17%) Docker
2 1 (1.39%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.39%) HDFS
2 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.17%) Ansible
1 3 (4.17%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.39%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (1.39%) Foglight
2 1 (1.39%) Oozie
2 1 (1.39%) Prometheus
2 1 (1.39%) Puppet
2 1 (1.39%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (26.39%) Oracle
2 11 (15.28%) Tableau
3 10 (13.89%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.39%) Apple
5 1 (1.39%) Cisco
5 1 (1.39%) Google
5 1 (1.39%) Liquidlogic
5 1 (1.39%) PayPal
5 1 (1.39%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 1 (1.39%) SAP
5 1 (1.39%) UiPath
5 1 (1.39%) VMware