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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 9 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL 33 86 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 13.25% 24.29% 16.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.97% 52.12% 51.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 47 54
Average daily rate £406 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.37% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £486 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 0
Average hourly rate £38.75 £36.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -23.66%
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
118 165 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 47.39% 46.61% 32.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 95 98
Average daily rate £344 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £482 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 16 7
Average hourly rate £42.25 £36.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.75% +10.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.80 £32.53 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £47.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bath -1 17 £331 -13.11% 7
Taunton +3 4 £450 +36.36% 3
Yeovil -14 3 - -
Street -1 1 £425 +21.42% 1
Weston-super-Mare - 1 £1,846 - 2
SQL
South West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 38 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 35 (46.05%) .NET
3 32 (42.11%) C#
4 26 (34.21%) HTML
5 25 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (28.95%) JavaScript
7 19 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 16 (21.05%) ASP.NET
8 16 (21.05%) Oracle
9 14 (18.42%) Web Services
9 14 (18.42%) Software Engineering
9 14 (18.42%) Security Cleared
10 13 (17.11%) Migration
10 13 (17.11%) IIS
11 12 (15.79%) XML
11 12 (15.79%) CSS
11 12 (15.79%) UML
11 12 (15.79%) SharePoint
11 12 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (15.79%) Scrum
11 12 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 12 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (14.47%) SC Cleared
12 11 (14.47%) Java
12 11 (14.47%) C++
13 10 (13.16%) Windows
13 10 (13.16%) ETL
13 10 (13.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (11.84%) Web Development
14 9 (11.84%) MS Excel

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 13 (17.11%) IIS
2 12 (15.79%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.58%) Apache
4 4 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (5.26%) CMS
5 3 (3.95%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.63%) Node.js
6 2 (2.63%) SAS
6 2 (2.63%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (2.63%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.63%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.32%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.32%) GeoServer
7 1 (1.32%) Moodle
7 1 (1.32%) Oracle BPEL
7 1 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (11.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) MS Project
2 1 (1.32%) Revit
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.95%) Office 365
2 2 (2.63%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) DNS
1 2 (2.63%) Firewall
1 2 (2.63%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.63%) VPN
2 1 (1.32%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (13.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (9.21%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (9.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (5.26%) MongoDB
5 4 (5.26%) MySQL
6 3 (3.95%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.95%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.63%) Base SAS
7 2 (2.63%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.63%) SSDT
8 1 (1.32%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (1.32%) MS Access
8 1 (1.32%) PowerPivot
8 1 (1.32%) QlikView
8 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (10.53%) Git (software)
3 7 (9.21%) Visual Studio
4 6 (7.89%) Eclipse
5 4 (5.26%) Eclipse RCP
6 3 (3.95%) Selenium
7 2 (2.63%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.63%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (1.32%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.32%) Gerrit
8 1 (1.32%) GitLab
8 1 (1.32%) Gradle
8 1 (1.32%) Grunt
8 1 (1.32%) JBehave
8 1 (1.32%) JIRA
8 1 (1.32%) LSMW
8 1 (1.32%) Maven
8 1 (1.32%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (11.84%) Finance
2 6 (7.89%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.26%) Aerospace
3 4 (5.26%) Marketing
3 4 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.95%) Back Office
5 2 (2.63%) Advertising
5 2 (2.63%) Banking
5 2 (2.63%) Electronics
5 2 (2.63%) Military
6 1 (1.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 49 (64.47%) Developer
2 19 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 14 (18.42%) SQL Developer
4 9 (11.84%) Analyst
4 9 (11.84%) C# Developer
5 8 (10.53%) Consultant
6 6 (7.89%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (6.58%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 5 (6.58%) Java Developer
8 4 (5.26%) BizTalk Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Database Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Java Programmer
8 4 (5.26%) Programmer
8 4 (5.26%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Software Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) SQL Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Data Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) Migration Consultant
9 3 (3.95%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (46.05%) .NET
2 26 (34.21%) HTML
3 16 (21.05%) ASP.NET
4 14 (18.42%) Web Services
5 12 (15.79%) CSS
5 12 (15.79%) XML
6 7 (9.21%) .NET Framework
7 6 (7.89%) WCF
8 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (6.58%) J2EE
9 4 (5.26%) HTML5
9 4 (5.26%) Java SE
9 4 (5.26%) jQuery
10 3 (3.95%) AngularJS
10 3 (3.95%) Django
10 3 (3.95%) JSP
11 2 (2.63%) Classic ASP
11 2 (2.63%) REST
11 2 (2.63%) XSLT
12 1 (1.32%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.95%) Data Conversion
3 1 (1.32%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.32%) iPad
3 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.32%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.32%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.16%) Windows
2 8 (10.53%) Windows Server
3 7 (9.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.32%) Linux
4 1 (1.32%) OS/400
4 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (18.42%) Software Engineering
3 13 (17.11%) Migration
4 12 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (15.79%) Scrum
4 12 (15.79%) UML
5 10 (13.16%) ETL
6 9 (11.84%) Web Development
7 8 (10.53%) Automated Testing
7 8 (10.53%) Data Migration
8 7 (9.21%) MVC
8 7 (9.21%) Unit Testing
9 6 (7.89%) Service Delivery
10 5 (6.58%) Data Acquisition
10 5 (6.58%) OO
10 5 (6.58%) Programme Management
11 4 (5.26%) BDD
11 4 (5.26%) ITIL
11 4 (5.26%) Refactoring
11 4 (5.26%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 32 (42.11%) C#
2 22 (28.95%) JavaScript
3 11 (14.47%) C++
3 11 (14.47%) Java
4 7 (9.21%) T-SQL
5 5 (6.58%) Python
6 4 (5.26%) PHP
6 4 (5.26%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.95%) VBA
8 2 (2.63%) Ada
8 2 (2.63%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.32%) Delphi
9 1 (1.32%) Perl
9 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.32%) RPG
9 1 (1.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (18.42%) Security Cleared
2 11 (14.47%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.63%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.32%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) QA
1 1 (1.32%) SLA
1 1 (1.32%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.32%) Docker
2 1 (1.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) Ansible
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (1.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (21.05%) Oracle
3 3 (3.95%) SAP
4 2 (2.63%) Google
4 2 (2.63%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.32%) Autodesk
5 1 (1.32%) Citrix
5 1 (1.32%) Splunk
5 1 (1.32%) VMware
Bath
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Bath
People Source Consulting
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour
Posted: 24 days ago