Period
to 20 July 2017

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 July 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
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 7 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL 182 184 254
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 15.41% 15.94% 17.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.69% 32.06% 43.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 167 203
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.03% +30.43%
10th Percentile £305 £229 £250
90th Percentile £580 £503 £530
South East median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 11
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £20.00 £21.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.05% -13.00% -6.98%
South East median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% +60.00% +21.95%

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 613 574 578
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 51.91% 49.74% 39.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 452 448 432
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £400 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -0.31% +23.46%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £263
90th Percentile £575 £525 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year - +10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 20
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £43.75 £35.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +40.00% -6.98%
10th Percentile £23.38 £14.20 £15.55
90th Percentile £77.50 £48.75 £47.75
South East median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +8.75% +6.67% -

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 July 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 6 months to 20 July 2017. 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 -1 111 £425 +13.33% 24
Abingdon - 13 £350 - 4
Kidlington -2 8 £450 - 2
Banbury +3 2 £363 -3.33% 3
Witney -5 1 £275 -15.38%
Bicester - 1 - - 1
SQL
South East

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 81 (44.51%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (28.02%) Java
3 50 (27.47%) SQL Server
4 48 (26.37%) Migration
5 42 (23.08%) Oracle
6 40 (21.98%) JavaScript
6 40 (21.98%) PL/SQL
6 40 (21.98%) Business Intelligence
6 40 (21.98%) Scrum
7 39 (21.43%) Spring
7 39 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
8 38 (20.88%) Jenkins
9 37 (20.33%) ETL
10 36 (19.78%) HTML
10 36 (19.78%) .NET
11 35 (19.23%) Finance
11 35 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
11 35 (19.23%) DevOps
12 34 (18.68%) Performance Tuning
12 34 (18.68%) Talend
12 34 (18.68%) Talend Open Studio
12 34 (18.68%) TDD
13 33 (18.13%) Maven
13 33 (18.13%) Unit Testing
13 33 (18.13%) Java EE
13 33 (18.13%) C#
13 33 (18.13%) CSS
13 33 (18.13%) Data Modelling
13 33 (18.13%) JBoss
13 33 (18.13%) GitHub

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 33 (18.13%) JBoss
2 32 (17.58%) WebSphere
3 31 (17.03%) WebSphere Application Server
4 25 (13.74%) WebSphere Process Server
5 8 (4.40%) Apache
6 5 (2.75%) IIS
7 3 (1.65%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.65%) WordPress
8 2 (1.10%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.10%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.10%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.55%) Drupal
9 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.55%) Kentico
9 1 (0.55%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.55%) nginx
9 1 (0.55%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (8.24%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (4.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.10%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 9 (4.95%) Oracle EBS R12
1 9 (4.95%) Oracle Receivables
1 9 (4.95%) Oracle TCA
2 6 (3.30%) Markit EDM
3 4 (2.20%) Oracle FAH
4 3 (1.65%) Siebel CRM
5 2 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (1.10%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.55%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.55%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 33 (18.13%) GitHub
2 16 (8.79%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (5.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.75%) IaaS
4 5 (2.75%) Office 365
4 5 (2.75%) PaaS
5 3 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.55%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.55%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (0.55%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.30%) Network Security
2 4 (2.20%) VoIP
3 2 (1.10%) Firewall
3 2 (1.10%) FTP
3 2 (1.10%) IPv4
3 2 (1.10%) IPv6
3 2 (1.10%) SSL
4 1 (0.55%) Internet
4 1 (0.55%) LDAP
4 1 (0.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (27.47%) SQL Server
2 39 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (12.64%) Oracle Database
4 21 (11.54%) Oracle BI EE
5 19 (10.44%) SQL Server 2005
6 16 (8.79%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (7.14%) MySQL
8 11 (6.04%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (3.30%) Relational Database
10 6 (3.30%) SQL Server 2014
10 6 (3.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (2.20%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (2.20%) Oracle OWB
13 3 (1.65%) Oracle Database 12c
13 3 (1.65%) phpMyAdmin
14 2 (1.10%) Big Data
14 2 (1.10%) NoSQL
14 2 (1.10%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 38 (20.88%) Jenkins
2 34 (18.68%) Talend Open Studio
3 33 (18.13%) Maven
4 32 (17.58%) Cucumber
4 32 (17.58%) JUnit
5 31 (17.03%) Mockito
6 13 (7.14%) JIRA
7 9 (4.95%) Git (software)
7 9 (4.95%) Selenium
8 5 (2.75%) Subversion
9 3 (1.65%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.55%) Ant
10 1 (0.55%) Grunt
10 1 (0.55%) gulp
10 1 (0.55%) Hudson
10 1 (0.55%) Protractor
10 1 (0.55%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.55%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.55%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 35 (19.23%) Finance
2 16 (8.79%) Publishing
3 3 (1.65%) Banking
3 3 (1.65%) Legal
4 2 (1.10%) Automotive
4 2 (1.10%) Marketing
5 1 (0.55%) Advertising
5 1 (0.55%) Local Government
5 1 (0.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 126 (69.23%) Developer
2 57 (31.32%) SQL Developer
3 29 (15.93%) .NET Developer
3 29 (15.93%) Java Developer
4 25 (13.74%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 24 (13.19%) C# .NET Developer
5 24 (13.19%) C# Developer
6 22 (12.09%) ASP.NET Developer
7 21 (11.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 19 (10.44%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 15 (8.24%) Consultant
10 13 (7.14%) Talend Developer
11 12 (6.59%) VB.NET Developer
11 12 (6.59%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
12 11 (6.04%) Ajax Developer
12 11 (6.04%) C# VB.NET Developer
12 11 (6.04%) Cloud Developer
12 11 (6.04%) ETL Developer
13 9 (4.95%) Oracle Consultant
13 9 (4.95%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (21.43%) Spring
2 36 (19.78%) .NET
2 36 (19.78%) HTML
3 33 (18.13%) CSS
3 33 (18.13%) Java EE
4 30 (16.48%) jQuery
5 26 (14.29%) Ajax
5 26 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 14 (7.69%) Web Services
7 13 (7.14%) AngularJS
8 12 (6.59%) SOAP
9 10 (5.49%) XML
10 9 (4.95%) HTML5
11 8 (4.40%) Hibernate
11 8 (4.40%) RESTful
12 7 (3.85%) CSS3
13 6 (3.30%) Apache Camel
13 6 (3.30%) EJB
13 6 (3.30%) JMS
13 6 (3.30%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (2.75%) Management Information System
1 5 (2.75%) Replication
2 4 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.65%) CCTV
3 3 (1.65%) Computer Science
3 3 (1.65%) EPoS
4 2 (1.10%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.55%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.55%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.55%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.55%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.14%) Windows
2 7 (3.85%) Linux
3 6 (3.30%) Unix
4 5 (2.75%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.55%) CentOS
6 1 (0.55%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.55%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.55%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (44.51%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (26.37%) Migration
3 40 (21.98%) Business Intelligence
3 40 (21.98%) Scrum
4 37 (20.33%) ETL
5 35 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (19.23%) DevOps
6 34 (18.68%) Performance Tuning
6 34 (18.68%) TDD
7 33 (18.13%) Data Modelling
7 33 (18.13%) Unit Testing
8 32 (17.58%) Kimball Methodology
9 31 (17.03%) Pair Programming
10 30 (16.48%) BPEL
11 29 (15.93%) BPMN
11 29 (15.93%) MVC
12 23 (12.64%) Software Engineering
13 22 (12.09%) Dimensional Modelling
14 21 (11.54%) Waterfall
15 12 (6.59%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 51 (28.02%) Java
2 40 (21.98%) JavaScript
2 40 (21.98%) PL/SQL
3 33 (18.13%) C#
4 22 (12.09%) VB.NET
5 12 (6.59%) T-SQL
6 8 (4.40%) PHP
6 8 (4.40%) Python
7 6 (3.30%) C
8 4 (2.20%) C++
9 2 (1.10%) Ruby
9 2 (1.10%) VBScript
10 1 (0.55%) Perl
10 1 (0.55%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.55%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (3.85%) Degree
2 3 (1.65%) ISEB
2 3 (1.65%) ISTQB
2 3 (1.65%) MCSE
2 3 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.10%) MCTS
3 2 (1.10%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.10%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.55%) QA
2 1 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (6.59%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.30%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.20%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (1.65%) Docker
4 3 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.65%) Tivoli
1 3 (1.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (1.10%) Ansible
2 2 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.10%) Puppet
2 2 (1.10%) SCCM
2 2 (1.10%) SCOM
2 2 (1.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 42 (23.08%) Oracle
2 34 (18.68%) Talend
3 22 (12.09%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.20%) Citrix
4 4 (2.20%) Sophos
4 4 (2.20%) VMware
5 3 (1.65%) Adobe
5 3 (1.65%) Siebel
6 2 (1.10%) Apple
6 2 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.55%) CODA
7 1 (0.55%) Cognos
7 1 (0.55%) Dell
7 1 (0.55%) HP
7 1 (0.55%) NetApp
7 1 (0.55%) SAP
7 1 (0.55%) Splunk
7 1 (0.55%) Sybase
7 1 (0.55%) Tableau
7 1 (0.55%) TIBCO
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