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 3 months to 24 April 2017 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
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 9 4
Rank change year-on-year +4 -5  
Contract jobs citing SQL 98 71 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 16.87% 12.70% 15.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.56% 29.46% 48.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 64 77
Median daily rate £423 £385 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.74% -9.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +2.73% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 10
Median hourly rate £20.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +70.21% -6.00%  

SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 301 241 232
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 51.81% 43.11% 31.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 194 173
Median daily rate £410 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £276 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £541
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 13
Median hourly rate £35.00 £11.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +218.18% -56.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £11.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +7.04%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire citing SQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 24 April 2017.

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 3 months to 24 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford 0 55 £375 - 26
Abingdon - 9 £350 - 5
Kidlington -2 3 £450 - 1
Banbury +3 1 £300 -21.56% 1
Bicester - 1 - -
Witney - 1 £275 - 3
SQL
South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for SQL.

1 84 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (32.65%) SQL Server
3 61 (31.12%) Java
4 59 (30.10%) Migration
5 47 (23.98%) ETL
6 41 (20.92%) Spring
7 40 (20.41%) Scrum
8 39 (19.90%) Jenkins
9 38 (19.39%) DevOps
9 38 (19.39%) Java EE
10 37 (18.88%) Continuous Integration
11 36 (18.37%) JUnit
12 35 (17.86%) JBoss
12 35 (17.86%) Publishing
12 35 (17.86%) Maven
12 35 (17.86%) BPMN
12 35 (17.86%) GitHub
13 33 (16.84%) TDD
13 33 (16.84%) SQL Server 2005
13 33 (16.84%) JavaScript
14 32 (16.33%) Unit Testing
14 32 (16.33%) Mockito
15 31 (15.82%) Talend Open Studio
15 31 (15.82%) WebSphere
15 31 (15.82%) Talend
16 30 (15.31%) Cucumber
16 30 (15.31%) WebSphere Application Server
16 30 (15.31%) Pair Programming
16 30 (15.31%) BPEL
16 30 (15.31%) Finance

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 35 (17.86%) JBoss
2 31 (15.82%) WebSphere
3 30 (15.31%) WebSphere Application Server
4 25 (12.76%) WebSphere Process Server
5 14 (7.14%) Confluence
6 9 (4.59%) Alfresco
7 8 (4.08%) Apache
8 5 (2.55%) IIS
8 5 (2.55%) WordPress
9 4 (2.04%) Tomcat
10 3 (1.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (1.02%) Drupal
11 2 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (1.02%) SharePoint
11 2 (1.02%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.51%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.51%) nginx
12 1 (0.51%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 9 (4.59%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.02%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 6 (3.06%) Markit EDM
2 4 (2.04%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (1.53%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (1.53%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.53%) Oracle TCA
4 2 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.02%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (1.02%) Infor CloudSuite
4 2 (1.02%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 2 (1.02%) Infor CRM
4 2 (1.02%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle FAH
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.51%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 35 (17.86%) GitHub
2 13 (6.63%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (4.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.55%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (2.04%) Boomi
5 4 (2.04%) IaaS
5 4 (2.04%) Office 365
5 4 (2.04%) PaaS
6 1 (0.51%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.61%) Intranet
2 7 (3.57%) Network Security
3 6 (3.06%) FTP
4 4 (2.04%) IPv4
4 4 (2.04%) IPv6
5 3 (1.53%) VoIP
6 2 (1.02%) DNS
6 2 (1.02%) Firewall
6 2 (1.02%) SSL
7 1 (0.51%) DHCP
7 1 (0.51%) Internet
7 1 (0.51%) LAN
7 1 (0.51%) LDAP
7 1 (0.51%) SAN
7 1 (0.51%) VPN
7 1 (0.51%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (32.65%) SQL Server
2 33 (16.84%) SQL Server 2005
3 28 (14.29%) MySQL
4 26 (13.27%) Data Warehouse
5 23 (11.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 23 (11.73%) SQL Server 2014
6 14 (7.14%) Oracle Database
6 14 (7.14%) Snowflake Schema
7 10 (5.10%) Oracle BI EE
7 10 (5.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (3.57%) MariaDB
8 7 (3.57%) MS Access
8 7 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (3.06%) OLAP
9 6 (3.06%) OLTP
9 6 (3.06%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (3.06%) Relational Database
10 5 (2.55%) Big Data
11 4 (2.04%) Oracle OWB
11 4 (2.04%) phpMyAdmin
Development Applications
1 39 (19.90%) Jenkins
2 36 (18.37%) JUnit
3 35 (17.86%) Maven
4 32 (16.33%) Mockito
5 31 (15.82%) Talend Open Studio
6 30 (15.31%) Cucumber
7 29 (14.80%) Git (software)
8 28 (14.29%) JIRA
9 8 (4.08%) Liquibase
10 7 (3.57%) Selenium
11 6 (3.06%) Subversion
12 3 (1.53%) Sonatype Nexus
13 2 (1.02%) Ant
14 1 (0.51%) Bower
14 1 (0.51%) Grunt
14 1 (0.51%) JMeter
14 1 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
14 1 (0.51%) SpecFlow
14 1 (0.51%) WebDriver
14 1 (0.51%) webpack
General
1 35 (17.86%) Publishing
2 30 (15.31%) Finance
3 2 (1.02%) Advertising
3 2 (1.02%) Banking
3 2 (1.02%) Retail
4 1 (0.51%) Automotive
4 1 (0.51%) Front Office
4 1 (0.51%) Local Government
4 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 127 (64.80%) Developer
2 40 (20.41%) SQL Developer
3 36 (18.37%) Java Developer
4 28 (14.29%) ETL Developer
5 21 (10.71%) .NET Developer
6 19 (9.69%) C# Developer
7 18 (9.18%) C# .NET Developer
8 16 (8.16%) ASP.NET Developer
8 16 (8.16%) Software Developer
9 15 (7.65%) Analyst
9 15 (7.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 14 (7.14%) VB.NET Developer
11 13 (6.63%) Java Engineer
11 13 (6.63%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
12 12 (6.12%) Ajax Developer
12 12 (6.12%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 12 (6.12%) C# VB.NET Developer
13 11 (5.61%) Java Software Developer
14 10 (5.10%) Database Developer
14 10 (5.10%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (20.92%) Spring
2 38 (19.39%) Java EE
3 29 (14.80%) .NET
4 27 (13.78%) HTML
5 24 (12.24%) jQuery
6 23 (11.73%) CSS
7 19 (9.69%) Ajax
8 17 (8.67%) ASP.NET
9 15 (7.65%) XML
10 14 (7.14%) RESTful
11 10 (5.10%) SOAP
11 10 (5.10%) Web Services
12 8 (4.08%) Hibernate
12 8 (4.08%) HTML5
12 8 (4.08%) JMS
12 8 (4.08%) JSP
12 8 (4.08%) REST
13 7 (3.57%) CSS3
13 7 (3.57%) J2EE
14 6 (3.06%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.57%) Replication
2 3 (1.53%) CCTV
2 3 (1.53%) Computer Science
2 3 (1.53%) EPoS
3 2 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.51%) Clustering
4 1 (0.51%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.51%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (0.51%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.12%) Windows
2 11 (5.61%) Linux
3 6 (3.06%) Unix
4 5 (2.55%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.02%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.51%) CentOS
7 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.51%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (30.10%) Migration
3 47 (23.98%) ETL
4 40 (20.41%) Scrum
5 38 (19.39%) DevOps
6 37 (18.88%) Continuous Integration
7 35 (17.86%) BPMN
8 33 (16.84%) TDD
9 32 (16.33%) Unit Testing
10 30 (15.31%) BPEL
10 30 (15.31%) Pair Programming
11 25 (12.76%) Performance Tuning
12 22 (11.22%) Data Modelling
12 22 (11.22%) MVC
13 20 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
13 20 (10.20%) Software Engineering
14 18 (9.18%) Kimball Methodology
15 17 (8.67%) Customer Insight
16 16 (8.16%) Data Analysis
17 14 (7.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 61 (31.12%) Java
2 33 (16.84%) JavaScript
3 26 (13.27%) C#
4 18 (9.18%) T-SQL
5 15 (7.65%) VB.NET
6 14 (7.14%) PL/SQL
7 10 (5.10%) PHP
8 6 (3.06%) Python
9 5 (2.55%) C
10 4 (2.04%) C++
11 2 (1.02%) VBScript
11 2 (1.02%) XPath
12 1 (0.51%) ES6
12 1 (0.51%) Groovy
12 1 (0.51%) Perl
12 1 (0.51%) Ruby
12 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.51%) VB
12 1 (0.51%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (6.12%) ISEB
1 12 (6.12%) ISTQB
2 9 (4.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (3.06%) Degree
4 4 (2.04%) MCSE
4 4 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.02%) MCTS
6 1 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (6.12%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.04%) Docker
2 4 (2.04%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.51%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (3.06%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (3.06%) Puppet
2 3 (1.53%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (1.02%) Ansible
4 1 (0.51%) SCOM
4 1 (0.51%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 31 (15.82%) Talend
2 29 (14.80%) Oracle
3 23 (11.73%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.08%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.04%) Citrix
5 4 (2.04%) Dell
6 3 (1.53%) Adobe
6 3 (1.53%) Siebel
6 3 (1.53%) Sophos
7 2 (1.02%) Apple
7 2 (1.02%) Infor
7 2 (1.02%) SAP
7 2 (1.02%) VMware
8 1 (0.51%) HP
8 1 (0.51%) IBM
8 1 (0.51%) Informatica
8 1 (0.51%) NetApp
8 1 (0.51%) Telerik
8 1 (0.51%) Veritas
8 1 (0.51%) Zend
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