The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South West / Somerset
Rank 9 10 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 41 37 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 17.83% 12.67% 23.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 62.12% 60.66% 71.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 24 52
Median daily rate £350 £383 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.49% +9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £325 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £475 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 2
Median hourly rate £41.50 £42.50 £34.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% +24.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £42.50 £32.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £35.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% -25.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
66 61 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 28.70% 20.89% 33.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 43 72
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 1 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the Somerset region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Somerset region.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 25 February 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
Bath -1 16 £350 -6.66% 3
Yeovil +8 10 £338 - 4
Taunton -2 6 £280 -30.00% 2
Street - 1 - - 1
SQL Server
South West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 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 Somerset region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 50 (67.57%) .NET
2 46 (62.16%) C#
2 46 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (47.30%) SQL
4 31 (41.89%) Scrum
5 27 (36.49%) ASP.NET
6 26 (35.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 25 (33.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 23 (31.08%) MVC
9 21 (28.38%) Microsoft
10 17 (22.97%) Security Cleared
11 16 (21.62%) Automated Testing
11 16 (21.62%) Software Engineering
11 16 (21.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 16 (21.62%) HTML
12 15 (20.27%) Web Development
12 15 (20.27%) .NET Framework
13 14 (18.92%) Kanban
13 14 (18.92%) SQL Server 2008
13 14 (18.92%) Visual Studio
13 14 (18.92%) Finance
14 13 (17.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 13 (17.57%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (17.57%) WPF
15 12 (16.22%) SC Cleared
15 12 (16.22%) HTML5
15 12 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
16 11 (14.86%) Unit Testing
17 10 (13.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 10 (13.51%) QA

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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 6 (8.11%) NServiceBus
2 4 (5.41%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.05%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (4.05%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.35%) IIS
4 1 (1.35%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (1.35%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.35%) Fredhopper
1 1 (1.35%) Magento
1 1 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.35%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.35%) Office 365
2 1 (1.35%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) Firewall
1 1 (1.35%) LDAP
1 1 (1.35%) Skype
1 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (33.78%) SQL Server 2012
2 16 (21.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (18.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (17.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (13.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (9.46%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (4.05%) MongoDB
8 3 (4.05%) MySQL
8 3 (4.05%) PerformancePoint
8 3 (4.05%) PowerPivot
8 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (2.70%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.70%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.35%) Big Data
10 1 (1.35%) DB2
10 1 (1.35%) Informix
10 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.35%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 26 (35.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (18.92%) Visual Studio
3 9 (12.16%) Git (software)
4 7 (9.46%) SpecFlow
5 5 (6.76%) Cucumber
6 3 (4.05%) Jenkins
6 3 (4.05%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (4.05%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.70%) NUnit
8 1 (1.35%) MSBuild
8 1 (1.35%) MSTest
8 1 (1.35%) NuGet
8 1 (1.35%) Selenium
8 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (1.35%) Subversion
General
1 14 (18.92%) Finance
2 3 (4.05%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.70%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.35%) Advertising
4 1 (1.35%) Billing
4 1 (1.35%) Electronics
4 1 (1.35%) Games
4 1 (1.35%) Marketing
4 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (64.86%) Developer
2 19 (25.68%) .NET Developer
3 18 (24.32%) C# Developer
4 11 (14.86%) SQL Developer
5 10 (13.51%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (10.81%) Software Developer
7 7 (9.46%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (9.46%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 7 (9.46%) SSIS Developer
8 6 (8.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 6 (8.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (8.11%) HTML Developer
9 5 (6.76%) C# Software Developer
9 5 (6.76%) DBA
9 5 (6.76%) Test Engineer
10 4 (5.41%) Administrator
10 4 (5.41%) Tester
11 3 (4.05%) Applications Support
11 3 (4.05%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (67.57%) .NET
2 27 (36.49%) ASP.NET
3 16 (21.62%) HTML
4 15 (20.27%) .NET Framework
5 13 (17.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (17.57%) WPF
6 12 (16.22%) HTML5
7 10 (13.51%) CSS
8 7 (9.46%) LINQ
9 6 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 6 (8.11%) XML
10 5 (6.76%) Entity Framework
10 5 (6.76%) jQuery
11 4 (5.41%) Gherkin
12 3 (4.05%) ASP.NET Core
12 3 (4.05%) Ext JS
13 2 (2.70%) Apache Flex
13 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web API
13 2 (2.70%) WCF
13 2 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.35%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.35%) User Experience
2 1 (1.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.81%) Windows
2 3 (4.05%) Linux
2 3 (4.05%) Unix
3 1 (1.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (41.89%) Scrum
3 23 (31.08%) MVC
4 16 (21.62%) Automated Testing
4 16 (21.62%) Software Engineering
5 15 (20.27%) Web Development
6 14 (18.92%) Kanban
7 12 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (14.86%) Unit Testing
9 10 (13.51%) BDD
10 9 (12.16%) Pair Programming
11 8 (10.81%) Line Management
12 7 (9.46%) Software Testing
12 7 (9.46%) TDD
13 6 (8.11%) Continuous Delivery
13 6 (8.11%) Manual Testing
14 5 (6.76%) Workflow
15 4 (5.41%) Configuration Management
15 4 (5.41%) ETL
15 4 (5.41%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 46 (62.16%) C#
2 35 (47.30%) SQL
3 8 (10.81%) JavaScript
3 8 (10.81%) T-SQL
4 4 (5.41%) PowerShell
4 4 (5.41%) VB.NET
5 3 (4.05%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.05%) Python
5 3 (4.05%) Ruby
6 1 (1.35%) Java
6 1 (1.35%) Perl
6 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.35%) VB
6 1 (1.35%) X++
Qualifications
1 17 (22.97%) Security Cleared
2 12 (16.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.70%) Degree
3 2 (2.70%) ISEB
3 2 (2.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.51%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.05%) Docker
1 3 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (28.38%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.81%) Oracle
3 4 (5.41%) Sybase
4 3 (4.05%) VMware
5 1 (1.35%) ATG
5 1 (1.35%) BEA
5 1 (1.35%) SAP
5 1 (1.35%) Tableau
5 1 (1.35%) VeriFone
5 1 (1.35%) WorldPay
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