Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 4 8
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 212 216 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 17.61% 17.60% 11.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.04% 33.38% 25.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 181 115
Oxfordshire median daily rate £438 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +28.57% -
10th Percentile £307 £200 £213
90th Percentile £590 £575 £500
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 7
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +11.43% -22.22%
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +17.65% -2.86% +34.62%

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 605 647 555
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 50.25% 52.73% 45.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 476 470 450
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £435 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.39% +8.81% +11.11%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £263
90th Percentile £592 £575 £520
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 22
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.06% -7.69% +73.33%
10th Percentile £27.10 £15.25 £15.13
90th Percentile £77.50 £41.85 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +6.49% +14.07%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 -2 123 £431 +1.47% 42
Kidlington +6 23 £450 -5.26% 4
Witney +4 10 - - 4
Abingdon +3 3 £350 -22.22% 4
Banbury - 1 £473 - 8
SQL
South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 88 (41.51%) JavaScript
2 87 (41.04%) Java
3 71 (33.49%) Oracle
4 69 (32.55%) AngularJS
5 67 (31.60%) MVC
6 65 (30.66%) jQuery
7 63 (29.72%) Agile Software Development
7 63 (29.72%) SQL Server
8 58 (27.36%) Web Services
9 57 (26.89%) C#
9 57 (26.89%) Amazon AWS
10 54 (25.47%) .NET
11 48 (22.64%) HTML
11 48 (22.64%) JUnit
11 48 (22.64%) REST
12 44 (20.75%) Linux
13 43 (20.28%) Microsoft
14 42 (19.81%) Configuration Management
14 42 (19.81%) Maven
15 41 (19.34%) Unit Testing
16 40 (18.87%) ASP.NET
17 39 (18.40%) CSS
18 38 (17.92%) Spring
18 38 (17.92%) Puppet
19 37 (17.45%) Node.js
20 35 (16.51%) Opscode Chef
21 34 (16.04%) React
22 33 (15.57%) SOA
23 32 (15.09%) XML
24 31 (14.62%) Ajax

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 28 (13.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 26 (12.26%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (7.08%) Confluence
4 8 (3.77%) WebLogic
5 7 (3.30%) IIS
5 7 (3.30%) JBoss
5 7 (3.30%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.36%) Apache Spark
6 5 (2.36%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (2.36%) MS Exchange
6 5 (2.36%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (1.89%) Apache Solr
8 3 (1.42%) Jupyter
8 3 (1.42%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.94%) Apache
9 2 (0.94%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.47%) CMS
10 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 25 (11.79%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (3.77%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (3.77%) Oracle Receivables
3 7 (3.30%) Markit EDM
3 7 (3.30%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (3.30%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.94%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.47%) Bloomberg AIM
5 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle TCA
5 1 (0.47%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.47%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 57 (26.89%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (10.38%) Cloud Computing
3 21 (9.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (6.13%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (3.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 7 (3.30%) Office 365
6 3 (1.42%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.42%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (1.42%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (1.42%) Azure Data Factory
6 3 (1.42%) IaaS
6 3 (1.42%) PaaS
6 3 (1.42%) Serverless
6 3 (1.42%) Slack
7 1 (0.47%) Boomi
7 1 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.47%) SaaS
7 1 (0.47%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.30%) VoIP
2 6 (2.83%) Firewall
2 6 (2.83%) Network Security
3 4 (1.89%) Intranet
4 3 (1.42%) DNS
4 3 (1.42%) SMS
5 2 (0.94%) SAN
6 1 (0.47%) DHCP
6 1 (0.47%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (29.72%) SQL Server
2 19 (8.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (8.02%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (6.60%) NoSQL
5 12 (5.66%) MongoDB
5 12 (5.66%) Relational Database
6 10 (4.72%) RDBMS
6 10 (4.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (3.77%) Oracle Database
8 7 (3.30%) Amazon RDS
8 7 (3.30%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (2.36%) Hadoop
9 5 (2.36%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 5 (2.36%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (1.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (1.89%) OLAP
10 4 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.42%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 48 (22.64%) JUnit
2 42 (19.81%) Maven
3 30 (14.15%) Mockito
4 26 (12.26%) Ant
5 21 (9.91%) Git (software)
5 21 (9.91%) JIRA
6 19 (8.96%) Jenkins
7 11 (5.19%) SoapUI
8 7 (3.30%) JMeter
9 6 (2.83%) Subversion
10 5 (2.36%) Cucumber
10 5 (2.36%) Eclipse
10 5 (2.36%) Gradle
10 5 (2.36%) JDeveloper
10 5 (2.36%) Oracle Forms
11 4 (1.89%) Hudson
12 3 (1.42%) Artifactory
12 3 (1.42%) Selenium
12 3 (1.42%) Sonatype Nexus
13 2 (0.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (9.91%) Publishing
2 17 (8.02%) Finance
3 2 (0.94%) Back Office
3 2 (0.94%) Banking
3 2 (0.94%) Retail
4 1 (0.47%) Advertising
4 1 (0.47%) Marketing
4 1 (0.47%) Military
Job Titles
1 137 (64.62%) Developer
2 56 (26.42%) SQL Developer
3 51 (24.06%) Java Developer
4 39 (18.40%) .NET Developer
5 31 (14.62%) AWS Developer
5 31 (14.62%) C# .NET Developer
5 31 (14.62%) C# Developer
6 29 (13.68%) ASP.NET Developer
7 28 (13.21%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 26 (12.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 26 (12.26%) SQL Server Developer
9 19 (8.96%) Analyst
10 15 (7.08%) Senior Developer
11 13 (6.13%) Data Analyst
12 12 (5.66%) Oracle Developer
13 10 (4.72%) Tester
14 9 (4.25%) Senior Java Developer
14 9 (4.25%) Software Engineer
15 8 (3.77%) Java Engineer
15 8 (3.77%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (32.55%) AngularJS
2 65 (30.66%) jQuery
3 58 (27.36%) Web Services
4 54 (25.47%) .NET
5 48 (22.64%) HTML
5 48 (22.64%) REST
6 40 (18.87%) ASP.NET
7 39 (18.40%) CSS
8 38 (17.92%) Spring
9 37 (17.45%) Node.js
10 34 (16.04%) React
11 32 (15.09%) XML
12 31 (14.62%) Ajax
13 27 (12.74%) JSF
13 27 (12.74%) Spring MVC
14 23 (10.85%) JMS
15 22 (10.38%) Java EE
15 22 (10.38%) SOAP
16 21 (9.91%) Grails
16 21 (9.91%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.77%) Computer Science
2 7 (3.30%) N-Tier
3 6 (2.83%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (1.89%) Clustering
4 4 (1.89%) Reference Data
5 3 (1.42%) Fintech
6 2 (0.94%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.94%) Driving Licence
6 2 (0.94%) EPoS
7 1 (0.47%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.47%) Blog
7 1 (0.47%) CCTV
7 1 (0.47%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 44 (20.75%) Linux
2 8 (3.77%) Windows
3 4 (1.89%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (31.60%) MVC
2 63 (29.72%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (19.81%) Configuration Management
4 41 (19.34%) Unit Testing
5 33 (15.57%) SOA
6 29 (13.68%) Process Improvement
7 26 (12.26%) Product Management
7 26 (12.26%) Scrum
8 22 (10.38%) Business Intelligence
9 18 (8.49%) DevOps
10 17 (8.02%) Software Engineering
11 16 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (7.55%) Test Automation
12 15 (7.08%) Kanban
13 14 (6.60%) Data Modelling
14 13 (6.13%) TDD
15 12 (5.66%) Continuous Delivery
15 12 (5.66%) ETL
15 12 (5.66%) Integration Testing
16 11 (5.19%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 88 (41.51%) JavaScript
2 87 (41.04%) Java
3 57 (26.89%) C#
4 26 (12.26%) VB.NET
5 22 (10.38%) XPath
6 19 (8.96%) T-SQL
7 13 (6.13%) PL/SQL
8 9 (4.25%) Python
9 6 (2.83%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.36%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.89%) VB
12 3 (1.42%) C++
13 2 (0.94%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.94%) C
13 2 (0.94%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 2 (0.94%) Groovy
13 2 (0.94%) PHP
13 2 (0.94%) Scala
14 1 (0.47%) SOQL
14 1 (0.47%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 12 (5.66%) Degree
2 9 (4.25%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.83%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (2.36%) ISEB
4 5 (2.36%) ISTQB
4 5 (2.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.94%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.47%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.47%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.19%) QA
2 2 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (6.13%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.19%) Docker
3 10 (4.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.36%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.94%) vSphere
6 1 (0.47%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.47%) XenApp
6 1 (0.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 38 (17.92%) Puppet
2 35 (16.51%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (14.62%) Ansible
4 7 (3.30%) ZABBIX
5 3 (1.42%) Terraform
6 2 (0.94%) logstash
7 1 (0.47%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.47%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.47%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.47%) SCCM
7 1 (0.47%) SCOM
7 1 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.47%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 71 (33.49%) Oracle
2 43 (20.28%) Microsoft
3 14 (6.60%) Salesforce.com
4 13 (6.13%) Talend
5 11 (5.19%) VMware
6 8 (3.77%) Citrix
7 7 (3.30%) SAP
7 7 (3.30%) Splunk
8 5 (2.36%) Cisco
8 5 (2.36%) Tableau
9 3 (1.42%) Twitter
10 2 (0.94%) BT
10 2 (0.94%) Dynatrace
10 2 (0.94%) HP
11 1 (0.47%) Adobe
11 1 (0.47%) Bloomberg
11 1 (0.47%) CommVault
11 1 (0.47%) Dell
11 1 (0.47%) Informatica
11 1 (0.47%) NetApp