The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 6 14
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +8
Contract jobs citing SQL 100 45 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 29.67% 20.55% 10.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 57.80% 40.91% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 24 15
Average daily rate
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£325 £393 £309
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.19% +27.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £253 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £407 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 1
Average hourly rate £36.40 £31.90 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.10% -20.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.00%
SQL
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Programming Languages Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
173 110 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 51.34% 50.23% 48.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 77 50
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £405 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 5
Average hourly rate £38.25 £31.90 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.90% -20.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £28.30 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £37.14 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

SQL
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton +12 52 £330 +10.00% 10
Bath +4 10 £300 - 11
Street +1 10 £325 -56.66%
Yeovil -2 5 - -
Wells - - - -
Weston-super-Mare - - - -
Bridgwater - - - -
Cheddar - - - -
Clevedon - - - -
SQL
South West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL.

1 101 (57.71%) .NET
2 100 (57.14%) C#
3 75 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (41.14%) SQL Server
5 68 (38.86%) Scrum
6 67 (38.29%) T-SQL
7 61 (34.86%) Security Cleared
8 57 (32.57%) ASP.NET
9 56 (32.00%) SC Cleared
10 52 (29.71%) Unit Testing
11 47 (26.86%) ASP.NET MVC
12 45 (25.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 45 (25.71%) Microsoft
13 41 (23.43%) Automated Testing
13 41 (23.43%) Team Foundation Server
14 28 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
14 28 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 28 (16.00%) Code Coverage
15 26 (14.86%) Web Services
16 24 (13.71%) Java
17 22 (12.57%) Oracle
17 22 (12.57%) SQL Server 2008
18 21 (12.00%) Back Office
19 19 (10.86%) Visual Studio
20 17 (9.71%) Business Intelligence
20 17 (9.71%) Migration
21 15 (8.57%) Finance
21 15 (8.57%) .NET Framework
22 14 (8.00%) TDD
22 14 (8.00%) PL/SQL

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (5.71%) Apache
2 9 (5.14%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (3.43%) K2 blackpearl
3 6 (3.43%) Tomcat
3 6 (3.43%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.29%) IIS
5 3 (1.71%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.57%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.57%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.86%) MS Office
3 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.57%) MS Project
3 1 (0.57%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.57%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 5 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.14%) SAP HR
2 2 (1.14%) SAP Business One
2 2 (1.14%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.57%) Summit
3 1 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.29%) DNS
2 3 (1.71%) DHCP
2 3 (1.71%) LDAP
2 3 (1.71%) Internet
2 3 (1.71%) SAN
3 2 (1.14%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (1.14%) Firewall
3 2 (1.14%) FTP
3 2 (1.14%) HTTP
4 1 (0.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (41.14%) SQL Server
2 28 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (12.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (6.29%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (4.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (3.43%) MySQL
7 5 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (2.86%) DB2
8 4 (2.29%) Oracle ODI
8 4 (2.29%) Big Data
8 4 (2.29%) DTS
8 4 (2.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.71%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.57%) Oracle OLAP
10 1 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.57%) MS Access
10 1 (0.57%) OLAP
10 1 (0.57%) Star Schema
10 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 41 (23.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (10.86%) Visual Studio
3 12 (6.86%) SpecFlow
4 7 (4.00%) Selenium
5 5 (2.86%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.71%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.14%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.14%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.14%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.14%) Subversion
8 1 (0.57%) JMeter
8 1 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.57%) JUnit
8 1 (0.57%) JDeveloper
8 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.57%) TestNG
8 1 (0.57%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.57%) EasyMock
8 1 (0.57%) Hudson
General
1 21 (12.00%) Back Office
2 15 (8.57%) Finance
3 7 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.86%) Electronics
4 5 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.86%) Marketing
5 4 (2.29%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.57%) Military
6 1 (0.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 114 (65.14%) Developer
2 61 (34.86%) .NET Developer
3 38 (21.71%) SQL Developer
4 25 (14.29%) Analyst
5 11 (6.29%) C# Developer
6 10 (5.71%) Database Developer
7 9 (5.14%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (5.14%) Test Analyst
7 9 (5.14%) DBA
8 8 (4.57%) SQL DBA
8 8 (4.57%) Data Analyst
8 8 (4.57%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (4.00%) Administrator
9 7 (4.00%) Software Engineer
10 6 (3.43%) Agile .NET Developer
10 6 (3.43%) BizTalk Developer
10 6 (3.43%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 6 (3.43%) Senior Test Analyst
10 6 (3.43%) Java Software Engineer
11 5 (2.86%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (57.71%) .NET
2 57 (32.57%) ASP.NET
3 47 (26.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 45 (25.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 26 (14.86%) Web Services
6 15 (8.57%) .NET Framework
7 10 (5.71%) WCF
7 10 (5.71%) Gherkin
8 9 (5.14%) HTML
9 8 (4.57%) CSS
10 6 (3.43%) JSP
11 5 (2.86%) XML
11 5 (2.86%) J2EE
12 2 (1.14%) Middleware
12 2 (1.14%) SOAP
12 2 (1.14%) WF
12 2 (1.14%) WinForms
13 1 (0.57%) Ajax
13 1 (0.57%) Ruby on Rails
13 1 (0.57%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.14%) Data Integration
2 7 (4.00%) Data Extraction
2 7 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.43%) Data Structures
4 5 (2.86%) DTV
5 3 (1.71%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.14%) User Experience
6 2 (1.14%) NHS
6 2 (1.14%) Clustering
6 2 (1.14%) Replication
6 2 (1.14%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.57%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.57%) AS400
7 1 (0.57%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.86%) Windows
2 7 (4.00%) UNIX
2 7 (4.00%) Linux
3 4 (2.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.14%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.14%) Android
4 2 (1.14%) Mac OS X Server
4 2 (1.14%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.14%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.57%) Debian
5 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.57%) OS/400
5 1 (0.57%) Solaris
5 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (38.86%) Scrum
3 52 (29.71%) Unit Testing
4 41 (23.43%) Automated Testing
5 28 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (16.00%) Code Coverage
6 17 (9.71%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (9.71%) Migration
7 14 (8.00%) TDD
7 14 (8.00%) ETL
8 12 (6.86%) MVC
8 12 (6.86%) BDD
9 10 (5.71%) ITIL
9 10 (5.71%) Software Engineering
9 10 (5.71%) Data Migration
10 9 (5.14%) Test Scripting
10 9 (5.14%) Software Testing
11 8 (4.57%) CRM
11 8 (4.57%) SOA
12 7 (4.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (57.14%) C#
2 67 (38.29%) T-SQL
3 24 (13.71%) Java
4 14 (8.00%) PL/SQL
5 11 (6.29%) VB.NET
6 7 (4.00%) VB
7 4 (2.29%) C++
8 3 (1.71%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.71%) Perl
8 3 (1.71%) Scala
9 2 (1.14%) PHP
10 1 (0.57%) VB6
10 1 (0.57%) Ruby
10 1 (0.57%) Erlang
10 1 (0.57%) Python
10 1 (0.57%) C
10 1 (0.57%) RPG
10 1 (0.57%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.57%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 61 (34.86%) Security Cleared
2 56 (32.00%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.71%) ISEB
4 8 (4.57%) ISTQB
5 6 (3.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (2.86%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.57%) Degree
7 1 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.57%) CCNA
7 1 (0.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.57%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.57%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.57%) QA
2 1 (0.57%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.57%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.57%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.14%) Kerio MailServer
3 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.57%) XenApp
3 1 (0.57%) XenServer
3 1 (0.57%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.57%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 4 (2.29%) SCCM
2 3 (1.71%) WSUS
3 2 (1.14%) Nagios
4 1 (0.57%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.57%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 45 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 22 (12.57%) Oracle
3 11 (6.29%) SAP
4 5 (2.86%) VMware
5 4 (2.29%) Greenplum
5 4 (2.29%) Netezza
6 3 (1.71%) HP
7 2 (1.14%) Kerio
7 2 (1.14%) ProCurve
7 2 (1.14%) Infor
7 2 (1.14%) Citrix
7 2 (1.14%) Apple
7 2 (1.14%) SonicWALL
7 2 (1.14%) Mitel
7 2 (1.14%) NEC
8 1 (0.57%) IBM
8 1 (0.57%) Sun
8 1 (0.57%) Symantec
8 1 (0.57%) Red Hat
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