Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 6 5
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 138 210 232
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 12.39% 17.81% 18.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.92% 35.18% 32.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 157 189
Oxfordshire median daily rate £420 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% -5.56% +19.21%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £210
90th Percentile £535 £590 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £50.00 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +163.16% -5.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £45.00 £19.00 £13.16
90th Percentile £55.00 £19.00 £25.75
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £19.63 £34.69
% change year-on-year +103.82% -43.42% +23.32%

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 577 597 712
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 51.80% 50.64% 56.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 476 517
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +3.93% +8.25%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £300
90th Percentile £549 £582 £570
South East median daily rate £430 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +4.24% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 14
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £47.50 £43.75 £31.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +37.80% -18.59%
10th Percentile £39.50 £25.75 £15.66
90th Percentile £53.00 £77.50 £41.28
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +9.76% +9.33%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -18 46 £400 -5.88% 44
Kidlington -4 15 £425 -5.56% 1
Abingdon -3 13 £420 +15.86% 8
Thame - 7 £450 - 1
Witney -4 4 - - 8
Banbury 0 3 £430 -4.29%
Bicester - 2 £325 -
Burford - 1 £245 - 1
Faringdon - 1 - - 1
SQL
South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 55 (39.86%) SQL Server
2 52 (37.68%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (30.43%) .NET
4 38 (27.54%) C#
5 33 (23.91%) JavaScript
5 33 (23.91%) Web Services
6 32 (23.19%) Microsoft Azure
7 31 (22.46%) Oracle
8 29 (21.01%) ASP.NET
8 29 (21.01%) Business Intelligence
8 29 (21.01%) Microsoft
9 26 (18.84%) Amazon AWS
10 25 (18.12%) MVC
11 24 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 24 (17.39%) ETL
12 23 (16.67%) Windows
12 23 (16.67%) PL/SQL
12 23 (16.67%) HTML
12 23 (16.67%) Scrum
13 22 (15.94%) Data Warehouse
14 21 (15.22%) Data Modelling
14 21 (15.22%) XML
15 20 (14.49%) jQuery
16 19 (13.77%) Finance
16 19 (13.77%) Migration
17 18 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 17 (12.32%) CSS
18 17 (12.32%) AngularJS
19 15 (10.87%) DevOps
19 15 (10.87%) Oracle Reports

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 (2.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 4 (2.90%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (2.17%) Confluence
2 3 (2.17%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.45%) GlassFish
3 2 (1.45%) IBM Notes
3 2 (1.45%) IIS
4 1 (0.72%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.72%) CMS
4 1 (0.72%) Kentico
4 1 (0.72%) Moodle
4 1 (0.72%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.72%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.72%) nginx
4 1 (0.72%) SAS
4 1 (0.72%) WildFly
Applications
1 8 (5.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (8.70%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (7.97%) Oracle EBS R12
2 11 (7.97%) Oracle Financials
2 11 (7.97%) Oracle General Ledger
2 11 (7.97%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.45%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.72%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.72%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 32 (23.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (18.84%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (7.97%) Azure Data Factory
4 9 (6.52%) Office 365
5 7 (5.07%) Google Analytics
6 6 (4.35%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (4.35%) Serverless
7 5 (3.62%) Amazon S3
7 5 (3.62%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (2.90%) GitHub
9 3 (2.17%) IaaS
9 3 (2.17%) PaaS
9 3 (2.17%) SaaS
10 2 (1.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.72%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.90%) DNS
1 4 (2.90%) SMS
1 4 (2.90%) VPN
2 3 (2.17%) Firewall
2 3 (2.17%) Internet
2 3 (2.17%) VoIP
3 1 (0.72%) SSH
3 1 (0.72%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (39.86%) SQL Server
2 24 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (15.94%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (10.87%) Oracle Reports
6 14 (10.14%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 12 (8.70%) Power BI
8 11 (7.97%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 10 (7.25%) MySQL
10 9 (6.52%) Data Lake
10 9 (6.52%) Qlik Sense
11 7 (5.07%) Redis
11 7 (5.07%) Relational Database
12 6 (4.35%) NoSQL
13 5 (3.62%) SQL Server 2016
14 4 (2.90%) Amazon Aurora
14 4 (2.90%) Amazon RDS
14 4 (2.90%) Big Data
14 4 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (7.97%) Oracle Forms
3 7 (5.07%) Jenkins
4 6 (4.35%) JIRA
5 5 (3.62%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.90%) JDeveloper
7 3 (2.17%) Git (software)
7 3 (2.17%) Hudson
7 3 (2.17%) Maven
8 2 (1.45%) Artifactory
8 2 (1.45%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.45%) JUnit
8 2 (1.45%) Moq
8 2 (1.45%) Selenium
8 2 (1.45%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.72%) Mockito
9 1 (0.72%) NUnit
9 1 (0.72%) Subversion
9 1 (0.72%) TestNG
9 1 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 19 (13.77%) Finance
2 11 (7.97%) General Ledger
2 11 (7.97%) Publishing
3 4 (2.90%) Retail
4 3 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.45%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.72%) Marketing
6 1 (0.72%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 81 (58.70%) Developer
2 25 (18.12%) .NET Developer
3 22 (15.94%) ASP.NET Developer
4 21 (15.22%) SQL Developer
5 20 (14.49%) C# Developer
6 16 (11.59%) C# .NET Developer
7 15 (10.87%) Angular Developer
8 14 (10.14%) Analyst
8 14 (10.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 14 (10.14%) AWS Developer
8 14 (10.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 12 (8.70%) Oracle Developer
10 10 (7.25%) Data Analyst
10 10 (7.25%) SQL Server Developer
11 9 (6.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 9 (6.52%) Consultant
12 8 (5.80%) Azure Developer
12 8 (5.80%) DBA
12 8 (5.80%) ETL Developer
13 7 (5.07%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (30.43%) .NET
2 33 (23.91%) Web Services
3 29 (21.01%) ASP.NET
4 23 (16.67%) HTML
5 21 (15.22%) XML
6 20 (14.49%) jQuery
7 17 (12.32%) AngularJS
7 17 (12.32%) CSS
8 13 (9.42%) .NET Framework
9 12 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (7.97%) Ajax
10 11 (7.97%) JSON
11 9 (6.52%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (4.35%) ADO.NET
12 6 (4.35%) Entity Framework
13 5 (3.62%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 5 (3.62%) HTML5
14 4 (2.90%) .NET Core
14 4 (2.90%) Razor View Engine
14 4 (2.90%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.35%) Data Structures
2 5 (3.62%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.62%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (2.90%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (2.90%) Replication
4 3 (2.17%) Reference Data
5 2 (1.45%) Clustering
5 2 (1.45%) Internet of Things
5 2 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.72%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.72%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (16.67%) Windows
2 12 (8.70%) Linux
3 11 (7.97%) Windows Server
4 8 (5.80%) Unix
5 6 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.17%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.72%) Android
7 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.72%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.72%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (37.68%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (21.01%) Business Intelligence
3 25 (18.12%) MVC
4 24 (17.39%) ETL
5 23 (16.67%) Scrum
6 21 (15.22%) Data Modelling
7 19 (13.77%) Migration
8 15 (10.87%) DevOps
9 14 (10.14%) Problem-Solving
10 11 (7.97%) Personalization
11 10 (7.25%) Software Engineering
12 9 (6.52%) Analytics
13 8 (5.80%) Kanban
13 8 (5.80%) Quote-to-Cash
13 8 (5.80%) Test Automation
14 7 (5.07%) Master Data Management
14 7 (5.07%) UML
15 6 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
15 6 (4.35%) Data Analysis
15 6 (4.35%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 38 (27.54%) C#
2 33 (23.91%) JavaScript
3 23 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 14 (10.14%) T-SQL
5 12 (8.70%) Python
6 10 (7.25%) Java
7 8 (5.80%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.90%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.90%) VB
8 4 (2.90%) VBA
9 3 (2.17%) PHP
10 2 (1.45%) C++
10 2 (1.45%) Perl
11 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.72%) COBOL
11 1 (0.72%) Smalltalk
11 1 (0.72%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (4.35%) Degree
2 3 (2.17%) AWS Certification
2 3 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.35%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.90%) PMO
3 3 (2.17%) GDPR
3 3 (2.17%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.45%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 13 (9.42%) Docker
2 10 (7.25%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.45%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.72%) Firmware
5 1 (0.72%) iptables
5 1 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (7.25%) Ansible
2 9 (6.52%) Kubernetes
3 8 (5.80%) Puppet
4 7 (5.07%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (2.17%) Terraform
6 1 (0.72%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.72%) Foglight
6 1 (0.72%) Nagios
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.72%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 31 (22.46%) Oracle
2 29 (21.01%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.07%) Google
4 4 (2.90%) Tableau
5 3 (2.17%) Cognos
5 3 (2.17%) Talend
5 3 (2.17%) VMware
6 2 (1.45%) Lotus
6 2 (1.45%) Sage
6 2 (1.45%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.72%) Cisco
7 1 (0.72%) Citrix
7 1 (0.72%) IBM
7 1 (0.72%) Informatica
7 1 (0.72%) Micro Focus
7 1 (0.72%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 1 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.72%) SAP
7 1 (0.72%) Teradata
7 1 (0.72%) Xamarin