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 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 1 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 91 101 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 27.91% 27.75% 18.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 57.23% 56.42% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 79 22
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 4 0
Average hourly rate £38.77 £34.42 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.63% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -5.66%
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
159 179 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 48.77% 49.18% 39.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 131 49
Average daily rate £358 £325 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £280 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 9 2
Average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +84.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 28 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 July 2015. 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 -1 25 £350 +7.69% 12
Yeovil 0 21 £338 -8.78% 2
Bath +4 17 £375 +15.38% 14
Clevedon - 1 - - 1
SQL
South West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 76 (43.43%) SQL Server
2 75 (42.86%) .NET
3 67 (38.29%) C#
4 62 (35.43%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (31.43%) HTML
6 48 (27.43%) Scrum
7 47 (26.86%) Java
7 47 (26.86%) Oracle
8 44 (25.14%) ASP.NET
8 44 (25.14%) Microsoft
9 40 (22.86%) CSS
10 39 (22.29%) Security Cleared
11 35 (20.00%) Software Engineering
12 33 (18.86%) Unit Testing
13 32 (18.29%) Windows
14 31 (17.71%) JavaScript
15 28 (16.00%) SC Cleared
16 27 (15.43%) JSP
16 27 (15.43%) Apache
16 27 (15.43%) Tomcat
17 25 (14.29%) MVC
17 25 (14.29%) Web Development
18 24 (13.71%) OO
19 23 (13.14%) C++
20 22 (12.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 21 (12.00%) .NET Framework
21 21 (12.00%) PL/SQL
21 21 (12.00%) UML
21 21 (12.00%) Oracle Database
22 20 (11.43%) Time Management

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 27 (15.43%) Apache
1 27 (15.43%) Tomcat
2 19 (10.86%) BizTalk Server
2 19 (10.86%) IIS
3 12 (6.86%) SharePoint
4 11 (6.29%) K2 blackpearl
5 3 (1.71%) JBoss
6 1 (0.57%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.57%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.57%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.57%) WebLogic Integration
6 1 (0.57%) WordPress
6 1 (0.57%) Liferay
Applications
1 9 (5.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.86%) Firewall
2 2 (1.14%) SAN
2 2 (1.14%) LAN
2 2 (1.14%) WAN
2 2 (1.14%) Network Security
3 1 (0.57%) NAS
3 1 (0.57%) FCoE
3 1 (0.57%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (0.57%) Multicast
3 1 (0.57%) Skype
3 1 (0.57%) HTTP
3 1 (0.57%) VPN
3 1 (0.57%) Wireless
3 1 (0.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (43.43%) SQL Server
2 22 (12.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (12.00%) Oracle Database
4 16 (9.14%) Oracle Database 11g
5 15 (8.57%) Oracle Reports
6 13 (7.43%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (7.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (4.57%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (3.43%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (2.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (1.14%) QlikView
12 2 (1.14%) SQLPlus
12 2 (1.14%) MySQL
13 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 12c
13 1 (0.57%) OLAP Cube
13 1 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (10.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (8.00%) Eclipse
3 11 (6.29%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (2.86%) Visual Studio
5 4 (2.29%) JUnit
5 4 (2.29%) Maven
5 4 (2.29%) Selenium
6 3 (1.71%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.14%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.14%) Ant
7 2 (1.14%) IntelliJ
7 2 (1.14%) Toad
8 1 (0.57%) Subversion
8 1 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.57%) EasyMock
8 1 (0.57%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.57%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.57%) Mockito
8 1 (0.57%) Rational DOORS
General
1 10 (5.71%) Back Office
2 5 (2.86%) Military
3 4 (2.29%) Finance
4 2 (1.14%) Retail
5 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.57%) Advertising
5 1 (0.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 113 (64.57%) Developer
2 51 (29.14%) .NET Developer
3 50 (28.57%) SQL Developer
4 21 (12.00%) Software Engineer
5 18 (10.29%) Analyst
6 13 (7.43%) Java Developer
7 10 (5.71%) Oracle Developer
7 10 (5.71%) PL/SQL Developer
7 10 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 10 (5.71%) Oracle Analyst
8 9 (5.14%) Analyst Developer
8 9 (5.14%) Architect
9 7 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (4.00%) BizTalk Developer
10 6 (3.43%) DBA
11 5 (2.86%) Programmer
11 5 (2.86%) Administrator
11 5 (2.86%) SQL DBA
11 5 (2.86%) C# Developer
12 4 (2.29%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (42.86%) .NET
2 55 (31.43%) HTML
3 44 (25.14%) ASP.NET
4 40 (22.86%) CSS
5 27 (15.43%) JSP
6 21 (12.00%) .NET Framework
7 14 (8.00%) Web Services
8 12 (6.86%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (5.71%) Entity Framework
10 8 (4.57%) WPF
11 6 (3.43%) jQuery
12 4 (2.29%) WF
12 4 (2.29%) Spring
12 4 (2.29%) WCF
13 3 (1.71%) WinForms
13 3 (1.71%) REST
13 3 (1.71%) XML
13 3 (1.71%) SOAP
14 2 (1.14%) Struts
14 2 (1.14%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.29%) Data Integration
3 4 (2.29%) NHS
4 1 (0.57%) AS400
4 1 (0.57%) Reference Data
4 1 (0.57%) Data Conversion
4 1 (0.57%) iSeries
4 1 (0.57%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (18.29%) Windows
2 15 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (8.00%) UNIX
4 6 (3.43%) Linux
5 5 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.29%) Solaris
6 4 (2.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.71%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.14%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (1.14%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (35.43%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (27.43%) Scrum
3 35 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 33 (18.86%) Unit Testing
5 25 (14.29%) Web Development
5 25 (14.29%) MVC
6 24 (13.71%) OO
7 21 (12.00%) UML
8 20 (11.43%) Time Management
9 19 (10.86%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (9.14%) Automated Testing
11 8 (4.57%) Migration
11 8 (4.57%) Service Delivery
11 8 (4.57%) ITIL
11 8 (4.57%) ETL
11 8 (4.57%) Refactoring
12 7 (4.00%) SOA
12 7 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
13 5 (2.86%) Data Modelling
13 5 (2.86%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 67 (38.29%) C#
2 47 (26.86%) Java
3 31 (17.71%) JavaScript
4 23 (13.14%) C++
5 21 (12.00%) PL/SQL
6 19 (10.86%) VB.NET
7 15 (8.57%) T-SQL
8 6 (3.43%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.86%) VB6
9 5 (2.86%) VB
10 2 (1.14%) PHP
11 1 (0.57%) RPG IV
11 1 (0.57%) XPath
11 1 (0.57%) Ada
11 1 (0.57%) XQuery
11 1 (0.57%) RPG
11 1 (0.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 39 (22.29%) Security Cleared
2 28 (16.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.29%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.14%) ISEB
4 2 (1.14%) CISSP
4 2 (1.14%) CISM
4 2 (1.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.29%) SLA
2 2 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.57%) SRDF
2 1 (0.57%) vSphere
2 1 (0.57%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.57%) Puppet
1 1 (0.57%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 47 (26.86%) Oracle
2 44 (25.14%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.00%) ESRI
4 5 (2.86%) Citrix
5 2 (1.14%) VMware
6 1 (0.57%) Infor
6 1 (0.57%) Tableau
6 1 (0.57%) EMC
6 1 (0.57%) Intel
6 1 (0.57%) SAP
6 1 (0.57%) Cisco
6 1 (0.57%) NetApp
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 20 days ago