Period
to 23 February 2020

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 February 2020 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 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 6 14 5
Rank change year-on-year +8 -9 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 85 91 215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 16.19% 10.13% 17.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.00% 21.06% 34.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 68 165
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £323 £314 £313
90th Percentile £550 £525 £590
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £19.31 - £19.00
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £26.65 £40.00
% change year-on-year +31.33% -33.38% +17.65%

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 250 432 619
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 47.62% 48.11% 49.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 324 491
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £308
90th Percentile £550 £550 £600
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 6
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £47.50 £47.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +18.75% +9.59%
10th Percentile £29.00 £41.25 £25.75
90th Percentile £49.50 £52.50 £62.50
South East median hourly rate £40.50 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +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 23 February 2020.

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 February 2020. 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 +19 49 £450 +9.09% 38
Abingdon +6 11 £413 -21.43% 10
Witney +5 2 £290 - 2
Banbury +1 2 £375 - 1
Kidlington +2 1 £350 -18.84% 2
Thame -2 1 £375 -16.67% 6
SQL
South East

For the 6 months to 23 February 2020, 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 20 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (21.18%) Degree
3 17 (20.00%) Linux
3 17 (20.00%) Python
3 17 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 17 (20.00%) DevOps
4 16 (18.82%) C#
4 16 (18.82%) .NET
4 16 (18.82%) Azure
5 15 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 15 (17.65%) XML
5 15 (17.65%) Finance
6 14 (16.47%) Oracle
6 14 (16.47%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (16.47%) Analytics
7 13 (15.29%) Tableau
7 13 (15.29%) AWS
7 13 (15.29%) T-SQL
8 12 (14.12%) Power BI
8 12 (14.12%) Power Platform
9 11 (12.94%) Docker
9 11 (12.94%) MVC
10 10 (11.76%) Software Engineering
10 10 (11.76%) SQL Server
10 10 (11.76%) Web Services
10 10 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
10 10 (11.76%) Web Development
11 9 (10.59%) Computer Science
11 9 (10.59%) Django
11 9 (10.59%) Data Analysis

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 5 (5.88%) Tornado
2 4 (4.71%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.35%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.35%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.18%) Apache
4 1 (1.18%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (1.18%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.18%) CMS
4 1 (1.18%) JBoss
4 1 (1.18%) Luigi
4 1 (1.18%) nginx
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (5.88%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (3.53%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (3.53%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (3.53%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (3.53%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (3.53%) Oracle TCA
3 1 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.18%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 16 (18.82%) Azure
2 13 (15.29%) AWS
3 12 (14.12%) Power Platform
4 5 (5.88%) Office 365
4 5 (5.88%) Oracle Service Cloud
5 3 (3.53%) Trello
6 2 (2.35%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (2.35%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (2.35%) GCP
6 2 (2.35%) Serverless
7 1 (1.18%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (1.18%) Apple Pay
7 1 (1.18%) Google Pay
7 1 (1.18%) npm
7 1 (1.18%) SaaS
7 1 (1.18%) WeChat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.35%) VoIP
2 1 (1.18%) HTTP
2 1 (1.18%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.12%) Power BI
2 10 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 7 (8.24%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (7.06%) MongoDB
4 6 (7.06%) MS Access
5 4 (4.71%) Cosmos DB
5 4 (4.71%) Data Mining
5 4 (4.71%) MySQL
5 4 (4.71%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (3.53%) Big Data
6 3 (3.53%) Data Lake
6 3 (3.53%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.35%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.35%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.35%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.18%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 6 (7.06%) Git (software)
1 6 (7.06%) JIRA
2 4 (4.71%) SpecFlow
3 3 (3.53%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.53%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.35%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.18%) JDeveloper
5 1 (1.18%) JMeter
5 1 (1.18%) Maven
5 1 (1.18%) Mockito
5 1 (1.18%) REST Assured
5 1 (1.18%) Selenium
5 1 (1.18%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (17.65%) Finance
2 8 (9.41%) Retail
3 3 (3.53%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.18%) Billing
4 1 (1.18%) Marketing
4 1 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.18%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (42.35%) Developer
2 17 (20.00%) Analyst
3 9 (10.59%) Data Analyst
3 9 (10.59%) Python Developer
4 6 (7.06%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (5.88%) Data Engineer
5 5 (5.88%) Django Developer
5 5 (5.88%) Python/Django Developer
5 5 (5.88%) Web Developer
6 4 (4.71%) .NET Developer
6 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Developer
6 4 (4.71%) Oracle Developer
6 4 (4.71%) Software Engineer
6 4 (4.71%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (3.53%) Applications Specialist
7 3 (3.53%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 3 (3.53%) Consultant
7 3 (3.53%) Dynamics NAV Developer
7 3 (3.53%) Lead Developer
7 3 (3.53%) Navision Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.82%) .NET
2 15 (17.65%) XML
3 10 (11.76%) Web Services
4 9 (10.59%) Django
4 9 (10.59%) Flask
4 9 (10.59%) React
5 8 (9.41%) HTML
6 6 (7.06%) .NET Framework
6 6 (7.06%) AngularJS
6 6 (7.06%) jQuery
6 6 (7.06%) Node.js
6 6 (7.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (5.88%) CSS
7 5 (5.88%) SOAP
8 4 (4.71%) NumPy
8 4 (4.71%) Pandas
8 4 (4.71%) REST
9 3 (3.53%) RESTful
9 3 (3.53%) WCF
9 3 (3.53%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.35%) Algorithms
2 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.18%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.18%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (20.00%) Linux
2 5 (5.88%) Unix
3 4 (4.71%) Windows
4 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.18%) CentOS
5 1 (1.18%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (20.00%) DevOps
3 14 (16.47%) Analytics
3 14 (16.47%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (12.94%) MVC
5 10 (11.76%) Software Engineering
5 10 (11.76%) Web Development
6 9 (10.59%) Computer Science
6 9 (10.59%) Data Analysis
7 8 (9.41%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (9.41%) ETL
8 7 (8.24%) Data Analytics
8 7 (8.24%) Data Visualisation
8 7 (8.24%) Visualisation
9 6 (7.06%) Business Analytics
9 6 (7.06%) Data Modelling
9 6 (7.06%) Machine Learning
9 6 (7.06%) Mathematics
9 6 (7.06%) Predictive Analytics
9 6 (7.06%) Prescriptive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.00%) Python
2 16 (18.82%) C#
3 15 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 13 (15.29%) T-SQL
5 6 (7.06%) Java
6 4 (4.71%) C
6 4 (4.71%) C++
6 4 (4.71%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.35%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.35%) R
7 2 (2.35%) XAML
8 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.18%) Java 8
8 1 (1.18%) Perl
8 1 (1.18%) PHP
8 1 (1.18%) Ruby
8 1 (1.18%) Scala
8 1 (1.18%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.18%) VBA
8 1 (1.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (21.18%) Degree
2 7 (8.24%) ACCA
2 7 (8.24%) CIMA
3 5 (5.88%) Master's Degree
4 3 (3.53%) DBS Check
4 3 (3.53%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.53%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.18%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) QA
2 3 (3.53%) GxP
3 1 (1.18%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.18%) GDPR
3 1 (1.18%) SEPA
System Software
1 11 (12.94%) Docker
2 4 (4.71%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.18%) Apache Flume
4 1 (1.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (1.18%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (7.06%) Ansible
1 6 (7.06%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.53%) Puppet
3 1 (1.18%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (1.18%) Foglight
3 1 (1.18%) Oozie
3 1 (1.18%) Prometheus
3 1 (1.18%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (16.47%) Oracle
3 13 (15.29%) Tableau
4 3 (3.53%) Google
5 2 (2.35%) Actuate
5 2 (2.35%) Cisco
5 2 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.35%) VMware
5 2 (2.35%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.18%) Adobe
6 1 (1.18%) Apple
6 1 (1.18%) Databricks
6 1 (1.18%) Jaspersoft
6 1 (1.18%) PayPal
6 1 (1.18%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 1 (1.18%) SAP