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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 78 39 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 24.00% 18.22% 20.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 52.70% 43.33% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 29 30
Average daily rate
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£315 £318 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.78% -1.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £262 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £29.50 £31.90 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.52% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £23.06 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+11.65% -20.47%
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
148 90 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 45.54% 42.06% 60.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 72 77
Average daily rate £315 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £175 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 4
Average hourly rate £32.50 £31.90 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.88% -8.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.18 £21.06 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £37.14 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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 39 £315 +2.02% 10
Bath -7 7 £294 +3.07% 15
Street - 6 £295 -
Yeovil 0 1 £275 -5.98% 2
Wells - - - -
Weston-super-Mare - - - -
Bridgwater - - - - 2
Clevedon - - - -
Frome - - - - 1
SQL
South West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

1 119 (64.67%) C#
2 111 (60.33%) .NET
3 101 (54.89%) Scrum
4 96 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
5 86 (46.74%) Security Cleared
6 81 (44.02%) SC Cleared
7 75 (40.76%) Unit Testing
8 73 (39.67%) ASP.NET
9 65 (35.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 64 (34.78%) T-SQL
11 58 (31.52%) SQL Server
12 50 (27.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 44 (23.91%) Automated Testing
14 41 (22.28%) Team Foundation Server
15 33 (17.93%) Back Office
16 31 (16.85%) Continuous Integration
17 30 (16.30%) Code Coverage
18 29 (15.76%) MVC
19 25 (13.59%) Microsoft
20 24 (13.04%) TDD
21 23 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 22 (11.96%) .NET Framework
23 19 (10.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
24 18 (9.78%) Migration
24 18 (9.78%) Java
25 17 (9.24%) SOA
26 16 (8.70%) Oracle
26 16 (8.70%) Visual Studio
26 16 (8.70%) ISEB
27 15 (8.15%) Web Services

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 15 (8.15%) K2 blackpearl
2 10 (5.43%) Apache
3 7 (3.80%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.26%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.09%) IIS
7 1 (0.54%) MediaWiki
7 1 (0.54%) nginx
7 1 (0.54%) Confluence
7 1 (0.54%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.54%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (3.26%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.17%) MS Office
3 1 (0.54%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.54%) GIMP
3 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.54%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (3.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.09%) SAP HR
2 2 (1.09%) SAP Payroll
2 2 (1.09%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.54%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.09%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.17%) LDAP
1 4 (2.17%) DNS
2 3 (1.63%) DHCP
2 3 (1.63%) Firewall
2 3 (1.63%) Internet
2 3 (1.63%) SAN
3 2 (1.09%) FTP
3 2 (1.09%) HTTP
3 2 (1.09%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (0.54%) Network Security
4 1 (0.54%) LAN
4 1 (0.54%) WAN
4 1 (0.54%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.54%) VPN
4 1 (0.54%) IPsec
4 1 (0.54%) IPv6
4 1 (0.54%) EIGRP
4 1 (0.54%) OSPF
4 1 (0.54%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (31.52%) SQL Server
2 23 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (5.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (4.89%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (3.26%) MySQL
7 5 (2.72%) DB2
8 4 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (2.17%) Big Data
8 4 (2.17%) Oracle ODI
9 3 (1.63%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.63%) DTS
10 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.54%) PerformancePoint
11 1 (0.54%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 41 (22.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (8.70%) Visual Studio
3 15 (8.15%) SpecFlow
4 11 (5.98%) Selenium
5 6 (3.26%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.63%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.63%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.63%) Subversion
7 2 (1.09%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.09%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (1.09%) Hudson
7 2 (1.09%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.54%) eggPlant
8 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.54%) TestNG
8 1 (0.54%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.54%) EasyMock
8 1 (0.54%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.54%) Mockito
8 1 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 33 (17.93%) Back Office
2 12 (6.52%) Finance
3 7 (3.80%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.26%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.26%) Electronics
4 6 (3.26%) Marketing
5 5 (2.72%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.09%) Military
7 1 (0.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 124 (67.39%) Developer
2 84 (45.65%) .NET Developer
3 58 (31.52%) SQL Developer
4 27 (14.67%) Analyst
5 13 (7.07%) C# Developer
6 11 (5.98%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (5.43%) Test Analyst
8 9 (4.89%) Data Analyst
9 7 (3.80%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (3.80%) Software Engineer
10 6 (3.26%) Team Leader
10 6 (3.26%) Java Developer
10 6 (3.26%) Test Team Leader
10 6 (3.26%) Agile .NET Developer
11 5 (2.72%) Senior Test Analyst
11 5 (2.72%) Java Software Engineer
11 5 (2.72%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 5 (2.72%) Business Analyst
12 4 (2.17%) Graduate
12 4 (2.17%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (60.33%) .NET
2 73 (39.67%) ASP.NET
3 65 (35.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 50 (27.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 22 (11.96%) .NET Framework
6 19 (10.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 15 (8.15%) Web Services
8 13 (7.07%) HTML
8 13 (7.07%) Gherkin
9 12 (6.52%) CSS
10 8 (4.35%) WCF
11 7 (3.80%) XML
12 6 (3.26%) JSP
12 6 (3.26%) jQuery
13 5 (2.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 5 (2.72%) WF
13 5 (2.72%) LINQ
13 5 (2.72%) J2EE
14 3 (1.63%) LINQ to SQL
14 3 (1.63%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.80%) Data Extraction
2 6 (3.26%) DTV
2 6 (3.26%) Data Structures
3 5 (2.72%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.17%) GIS
5 3 (1.63%) Clustering
6 2 (1.09%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.09%) Replication
6 2 (1.09%) Streaming Video
6 2 (1.09%) User Experience
7 1 (0.54%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.54%) Open Source
7 1 (0.54%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.54%) Wiki
7 1 (0.54%) AS400
7 1 (0.54%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.98%) Windows
2 7 (3.80%) Linux
3 6 (3.26%) UNIX
4 5 (2.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.09%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.09%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.09%) Debian
5 2 (1.09%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.09%) Mac OS X Server
5 2 (1.09%) Android
5 2 (1.09%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.54%) CentOS
6 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.54%) Solaris
6 1 (0.54%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (54.89%) Scrum
2 96 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (40.76%) Unit Testing
4 44 (23.91%) Automated Testing
5 31 (16.85%) Continuous Integration
6 30 (16.30%) Code Coverage
7 29 (15.76%) MVC
8 24 (13.04%) TDD
9 18 (9.78%) Migration
10 17 (9.24%) SOA
11 15 (8.15%) BDD
12 14 (7.61%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (6.52%) Software Testing
14 11 (5.98%) Data Migration
14 11 (5.98%) Software Engineering
14 11 (5.98%) ETL
15 9 (4.89%) OO
15 9 (4.89%) ITIL
16 7 (3.80%) Test Automation
16 7 (3.80%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 119 (64.67%) C#
2 64 (34.78%) T-SQL
3 18 (9.78%) Java
4 12 (6.52%) PL/SQL
5 11 (5.98%) JavaScript
6 7 (3.80%) C++
6 7 (3.80%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.63%) PHP
8 2 (1.09%) Perl
8 2 (1.09%) Ruby
9 1 (0.54%) R
9 1 (0.54%) RPG IV
9 1 (0.54%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.54%) Erlang
9 1 (0.54%) Groovy
9 1 (0.54%) Python
9 1 (0.54%) RPG
9 1 (0.54%) C
9 1 (0.54%) VBA
9 1 (0.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 86 (46.74%) Security Cleared
2 81 (44.02%) SC Cleared
3 16 (8.70%) ISEB
4 14 (7.61%) ISTQB
5 10 (5.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (4.35%) DV Cleared
7 5 (2.72%) Degree
8 2 (1.09%) CCNA
8 2 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.54%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.35%) QA
2 5 (2.72%) SLA
3 1 (0.54%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.54%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 5 (2.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.09%) XenServer
2 2 (1.09%) Kerio MailServer
3 1 (0.54%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (0.54%) Postfix
3 1 (0.54%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.54%) XenApp
3 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.54%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (1.63%) SCCM
2 2 (1.09%) Nagios
2 2 (1.09%) WSUS
3 1 (0.54%) Puppet
3 1 (0.54%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.54%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.54%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 25 (13.59%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.70%) Oracle
3 13 (7.07%) SAP
4 5 (2.72%) VMware
5 4 (2.17%) Netezza
5 4 (2.17%) Greenplum
6 3 (1.63%) Citrix
6 3 (1.63%) HP
7 2 (1.09%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.09%) Apple
7 2 (1.09%) NEC
7 2 (1.09%) Mitel
7 2 (1.09%) SonicWALL
7 2 (1.09%) ProCurve
7 2 (1.09%) Infor
7 2 (1.09%) Kerio
8 1 (0.54%) IBM
8 1 (0.54%) Sun
8 1 (0.54%) Symantec
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