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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 76 42 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 21.71% 19.44% 24.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 50.67% 41.18% 46.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 35 32
Average daily rate
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£325 £318 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.36% -0.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £285 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £359 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.30% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £23.13 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+12.43% -15.90%
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
150 102 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 42.86% 47.22% 52.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 80 62
Average daily rate £320 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £285 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.30 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.34% -44.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +6 36 £325 +2.36% 3
Street 0 10 £305 +1.66%
Yeovil +3 8 £410 +26.15%
Bath -11 3 £331 +16.22% 21
Bridgwater - - - - 2
Frome - - - -
Weston-super-Mare - - - - 1
SQL
South West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 106 (57.30%) C#
2 104 (56.22%) Security Cleared
3 98 (52.97%) SC Cleared
4 91 (49.19%) .NET
5 82 (44.32%) Scrum
6 79 (42.70%) Agile Software Development
7 76 (41.08%) SQL Server
8 60 (32.43%) T-SQL
9 57 (30.81%) Unit Testing
10 56 (30.27%) ASP.NET
11 45 (24.32%) ASP.NET MVC
12 41 (22.16%) Oracle
13 37 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
13 37 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
14 33 (17.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 30 (16.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 29 (15.68%) MVC
17 28 (15.14%) SLA
18 27 (14.59%) SQL Server 2012
19 26 (14.05%) Back Office
20 22 (11.89%) Automated Testing
20 22 (11.89%) Oracle Database
21 21 (11.35%) SQL Server 2005
21 21 (11.35%) Continuous Integration
21 21 (11.35%) Microsoft
22 20 (10.81%) Code Coverage
22 20 (10.81%) .NET Framework
23 19 (10.27%) Oracle Database 11g
23 19 (10.27%) Oracle Database 10g
23 19 (10.27%) Visual Studio

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 14 (7.57%) K2 blackpearl
2 9 (4.86%) Apache
3 7 (3.78%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.24%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.08%) nginx
6 2 (1.08%) Confluence
6 2 (1.08%) MediaWiki
7 1 (0.54%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.54%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (3.24%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.54%) PowerPivot
2 1 (0.54%) GIMP
2 1 (0.54%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.54%) MS Office
2 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.08%) SAP HR
2 2 (1.08%) Summit
3 1 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.54%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.08%) GitHub
2 1 (0.54%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.62%) LDAP
2 2 (1.08%) EIGRP
2 2 (1.08%) OSPF
2 2 (1.08%) BGP
2 2 (1.08%) Firewall
2 2 (1.08%) IPsec
2 2 (1.08%) LAN
2 2 (1.08%) WAN
2 2 (1.08%) HTTP
2 2 (1.08%) VPN
2 2 (1.08%) IPv6
2 2 (1.08%) Network Security
3 1 (0.54%) DNS
3 1 (0.54%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.54%) DHCP
3 1 (0.54%) SAN
3 1 (0.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (41.08%) SQL Server
2 37 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (17.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (14.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 22 (11.89%) Oracle Database
6 21 (11.35%) SQL Server 2005
7 19 (10.27%) Oracle Database 11g
7 19 (10.27%) Oracle Database 10g
8 17 (9.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (4.86%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (3.78%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (2.70%) Relational Database
11 5 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (2.70%) MySQL
11 5 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.62%) Big Data
12 3 (1.62%) Oracle ODI
12 3 (1.62%) DB2
13 2 (1.08%) DTS
14 1 (0.54%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 37 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (10.27%) Visual Studio
3 12 (6.49%) SpecFlow
4 8 (4.32%) Selenium
5 6 (3.24%) Eclipse
6 4 (2.16%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.16%) Subversion
6 4 (2.16%) MSTest
7 3 (1.62%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.08%) JIRA
8 2 (1.08%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (1.08%) Hudson
9 1 (0.54%) Mockito
9 1 (0.54%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.54%) eggPlant
9 1 (0.54%) TestNG
9 1 (0.54%) EasyMock
9 1 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.54%) JUnit
General
1 26 (14.05%) Back Office
2 13 (7.03%) Finance
3 7 (3.78%) Marketing
3 7 (3.78%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.24%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.24%) Electronics
5 5 (2.70%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.08%) Military
7 1 (0.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 105 (56.76%) Developer
2 69 (37.30%) .NET Developer
3 44 (23.78%) SQL Developer
4 29 (15.68%) DBA
5 28 (15.14%) SQL DBA
6 23 (12.43%) Analyst
7 10 (5.41%) Data Analyst
8 9 (4.86%) Administrator
9 8 (4.32%) Oracle DBA
10 7 (3.78%) SQL Server DBA
10 7 (3.78%) Java Developer
10 7 (3.78%) Test Analyst
10 7 (3.78%) Software Engineer
11 6 (3.24%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (3.24%) C# Developer
11 6 (3.24%) C# .NET Developer
12 5 (2.70%) Agile .NET Developer
12 5 (2.70%) Java Software Engineer
12 5 (2.70%) Team Leader
12 5 (2.70%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (49.19%) .NET
2 56 (30.27%) ASP.NET
3 45 (24.32%) ASP.NET MVC
4 30 (16.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 20 (10.81%) .NET Framework
6 19 (10.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 14 (7.57%) HTML
8 13 (7.03%) CSS
9 11 (5.95%) XML
9 11 (5.95%) WCF
10 10 (5.41%) Gherkin
11 9 (4.86%) Web Services
12 6 (3.24%) JSP
12 6 (3.24%) jQuery
13 5 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 5 (2.70%) LINQ
13 5 (2.70%) WF
13 5 (2.70%) J2EE
14 3 (1.62%) LINQ to SQL
14 3 (1.62%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.57%) Clustering
2 7 (3.78%) Statistics
2 7 (3.78%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.24%) DTV
4 4 (2.16%) GIS
4 4 (2.16%) Data Extraction
5 3 (1.62%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.08%) Wiki
6 2 (1.08%) User Experience
7 1 (0.54%) Open Source
7 1 (0.54%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.54%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.54%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.86%) Windows
2 5 (2.70%) UNIX
2 5 (2.70%) Linux
3 3 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (1.62%) Ubuntu
3 3 (1.62%) Debian
3 3 (1.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.54%) CentOS
4 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.54%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (44.32%) Scrum
2 79 (42.70%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (30.81%) Unit Testing
4 29 (15.68%) MVC
5 22 (11.89%) Automated Testing
6 21 (11.35%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (10.81%) Code Coverage
8 17 (9.19%) TDD
8 17 (9.19%) Performance Tuning
9 16 (8.65%) BDD
9 16 (8.65%) SOA
10 15 (8.11%) Software Testing
11 13 (7.03%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (7.03%) Migration
12 11 (5.95%) Software Engineering
13 10 (5.41%) ETL
14 9 (4.86%) Capacity Planning
14 9 (4.86%) OO
14 9 (4.86%) Risk Analysis
15 8 (4.32%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 106 (57.30%) C#
2 60 (32.43%) T-SQL
3 18 (9.73%) Java
4 12 (6.49%) JavaScript
5 11 (5.95%) PL/SQL
5 11 (5.95%) VB.NET
6 7 (3.78%) PHP
7 6 (3.24%) C++
8 3 (1.62%) Ruby
8 3 (1.62%) Perl
9 2 (1.08%) Python
9 2 (1.08%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.54%) R
10 1 (0.54%) Groovy
10 1 (0.54%) Erlang
10 1 (0.54%) VBA
10 1 (0.54%) VB
10 1 (0.54%) C
10 1 (0.54%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 104 (56.22%) Security Cleared
2 98 (52.97%) SC Cleared
3 13 (7.03%) ISEB
3 13 (7.03%) ISTQB
4 11 (5.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (4.32%) DV Cleared
6 5 (2.70%) Degree
7 2 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.08%) CCNA
8 1 (0.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.54%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (15.14%) SLA
2 4 (2.16%) QA
3 2 (1.08%) ISO 14001
3 2 (1.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (8.65%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (1.08%) Samba
2 2 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.08%) Postfix
2 2 (1.08%) XenServer
3 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 17 (9.19%) Data Guard
2 2 (1.08%) ZABBIX
2 2 (1.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 41 (22.16%) Oracle
2 21 (11.35%) Microsoft
3 11 (5.95%) SAP
4 3 (1.62%) Netezza
4 3 (1.62%) Greenplum
4 3 (1.62%) Red Hat
4 3 (1.62%) Citrix
5 2 (1.08%) VMware
6 1 (0.54%) Google
6 1 (0.54%) Zend
6 1 (0.54%) HP
6 1 (0.54%) Sun
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