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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 80 50 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 22.73% 21.28% 24.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 51.28% 44.64% 52.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 38 29
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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 £225 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £355 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £26.40 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+8.90% -2.22%
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
156 112 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 44.32% 47.66% 47.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 83 49
Average daily rate £320 £320 £320
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £365 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £29.65 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.04% +12.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.74 £21.37 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £37.93 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 2 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 2 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 +5 40 £332 +4.64% 4
Yeovil +4 9 £410 +26.15%
Street 0 9 £305 +1.66%
Bath -9 4 £306 +7.45% 11
Bridgwater - - - - 2
Frome - - - -
Shepton Mallet - - - -
Weston-super-Mare - - - - 1
SQL
South West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 113 (57.36%) C#
2 110 (55.84%) Security Cleared
3 103 (52.28%) SC Cleared
4 99 (50.25%) .NET
5 88 (44.67%) Scrum
6 80 (40.61%) SQL Server
7 66 (33.50%) T-SQL
8 65 (32.99%) ASP.NET
9 63 (31.98%) Unit Testing
10 52 (26.40%) ASP.NET MVC
11 40 (20.30%) Team Foundation Server
12 39 (19.80%) SQL Server 2008
12 39 (19.80%) Oracle
13 37 (18.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 34 (17.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 31 (15.74%) MVC
16 30 (15.23%) Back Office
17 28 (14.21%) SLA
18 27 (13.71%) SQL Server 2012
19 25 (12.69%) Continuous Integration
20 24 (12.18%) Code Coverage
21 23 (11.68%) SQL Server 2005
22 22 (11.17%) Automated Testing
22 22 (11.17%) Microsoft
22 22 (11.17%) Oracle Database
23 20 (10.15%) .NET Framework
24 19 (9.64%) Oracle Database 11g
24 19 (9.64%) Visual Studio
24 19 (9.64%) Oracle Database 10g
24 19 (9.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (7.11%) K2 blackpearl
2 9 (4.57%) Apache
3 8 (4.06%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.05%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.54%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (2.03%) SAS
6 4 (2.03%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.02%) MediaWiki
7 2 (1.02%) nginx
7 2 (1.02%) Confluence
8 1 (0.51%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.51%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.51%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (3.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.02%) MS Office
3 1 (0.51%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.51%) SPSS
3 1 (0.51%) GIMP
3 1 (0.51%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (3.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.52%) Summit
3 1 (0.51%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.02%) GitHub
2 1 (0.51%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.02%) LDAP
1 2 (1.02%) LAN
1 2 (1.02%) WAN
1 2 (1.02%) OSPF
1 2 (1.02%) BGP
1 2 (1.02%) EIGRP
1 2 (1.02%) Firewall
1 2 (1.02%) IPsec
1 2 (1.02%) Network Security
1 2 (1.02%) VPN
1 2 (1.02%) IPv6
2 1 (0.51%) SAN
2 1 (0.51%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (40.61%) SQL Server
2 39 (19.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (17.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (13.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 23 (11.68%) SQL Server 2005
6 22 (11.17%) Oracle Database
7 19 (9.64%) Oracle Database 11g
7 19 (9.64%) Oracle Database 10g
8 17 (8.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (4.57%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (3.55%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (2.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (2.54%) Relational Database
13 3 (1.52%) Oracle ODI
13 3 (1.52%) MySQL
13 3 (1.52%) Big Data
13 3 (1.52%) DB2
14 2 (1.02%) DTS
15 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 40 (20.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (9.64%) Visual Studio
3 12 (6.09%) SpecFlow
4 8 (4.06%) Selenium
5 7 (3.55%) Eclipse
6 4 (2.03%) Subversion
6 4 (2.03%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.03%) MSTest
7 3 (1.52%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.02%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (1.02%) Hudson
8 2 (1.02%) JUnit
8 2 (1.02%) JIRA
9 1 (0.51%) JMeter
9 1 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.51%) TestNG
9 1 (0.51%) EasyMock
9 1 (0.51%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.51%) Mockito
9 1 (0.51%) eggPlant
General
1 30 (15.23%) Back Office
2 13 (6.60%) Finance
3 10 (5.08%) Marketing
4 6 (3.05%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.05%) Electronics
4 6 (3.05%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.54%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.02%) Military
6 2 (1.02%) Retail
Job Titles
1 112 (56.85%) Developer
2 78 (39.59%) .NET Developer
3 47 (23.86%) SQL Developer
4 29 (14.72%) DBA
5 28 (14.21%) SQL DBA
6 26 (13.20%) Analyst
7 12 (6.09%) Data Analyst
8 9 (4.57%) Administrator
9 8 (4.06%) Java Developer
9 8 (4.06%) Oracle DBA
10 7 (3.55%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (3.55%) C# Developer
10 7 (3.55%) SQL Server DBA
10 7 (3.55%) Team Leader
10 7 (3.55%) Test Analyst
10 7 (3.55%) Software Engineer
10 7 (3.55%) C# .NET Developer
11 5 (2.54%) Agile .NET Developer
11 5 (2.54%) Java Software Engineer
11 5 (2.54%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (50.25%) .NET
2 65 (32.99%) ASP.NET
3 52 (26.40%) ASP.NET MVC
4 37 (18.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 20 (10.15%) .NET Framework
6 19 (9.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 14 (7.11%) XML
7 14 (7.11%) HTML
8 13 (6.60%) CSS
9 11 (5.58%) WCF
10 10 (5.08%) Gherkin
11 7 (3.55%) JSP
11 7 (3.55%) Web Services
12 6 (3.05%) J2EE
12 6 (3.05%) jQuery
13 5 (2.54%) LINQ
13 5 (2.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 4 (2.03%) WF
15 3 (1.52%) WPF
15 3 (1.52%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.60%) Clustering
2 8 (4.06%) Statistics
3 7 (3.55%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.05%) DTV
5 5 (2.54%) Data Extraction
6 4 (2.03%) GIS
7 2 (1.02%) Wiki
8 1 (0.51%) NHS
8 1 (0.51%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.51%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.51%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.06%) Windows
2 5 (2.54%) Linux
2 5 (2.54%) UNIX
3 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (1.52%) Ubuntu
3 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.02%) Debian
5 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.51%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (44.67%) Scrum
2 63 (31.98%) Unit Testing
3 31 (15.74%) MVC
4 25 (12.69%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (12.18%) Code Coverage
6 22 (11.17%) Automated Testing
7 17 (8.63%) TDD
7 17 (8.63%) Performance Tuning
8 16 (8.12%) SOA
8 16 (8.12%) BDD
9 15 (7.61%) Software Testing
10 13 (6.60%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (6.60%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (5.58%) Software Engineering
11 11 (5.58%) Migration
12 10 (5.08%) ETL
12 10 (5.08%) OO
13 9 (4.57%) Risk Analysis
13 9 (4.57%) Capacity Planning
14 8 (4.06%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 113 (57.36%) C#
2 66 (33.50%) T-SQL
3 18 (9.14%) Java
4 13 (6.60%) JavaScript
5 11 (5.58%) PL/SQL
5 11 (5.58%) VB.NET
6 6 (3.05%) PHP
7 4 (2.03%) C++
8 3 (1.52%) Ruby
9 2 (1.02%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.02%) R
9 2 (1.02%) Perl
10 1 (0.51%) VB
10 1 (0.51%) Groovy
10 1 (0.51%) VBA
10 1 (0.51%) Python
10 1 (0.51%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 110 (55.84%) Security Cleared
2 103 (52.28%) SC Cleared
3 13 (6.60%) ISEB
3 13 (6.60%) ISTQB
4 11 (5.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (4.06%) DV Cleared
6 6 (3.05%) Degree
7 1 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.51%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (14.21%) SLA
2 3 (1.52%) ISO 14001
2 3 (1.52%) QA
2 3 (1.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (8.12%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (1.02%) Samba
2 2 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.02%) Postfix
2 2 (1.02%) XenServer
3 1 (0.51%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 17 (8.63%) Data Guard
2 2 (1.02%) ZABBIX
2 2 (1.02%) Puppet
Vendors
1 39 (19.80%) Oracle
2 22 (11.17%) Microsoft
3 11 (5.58%) SAP
4 3 (1.52%) Citrix
4 3 (1.52%) Netezza
4 3 (1.52%) Greenplum
5 2 (1.02%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.02%) VMware
6 1 (0.51%) Google
6 1 (0.51%) Adobe
6 1 (0.51%) HP
6 1 (0.51%) Zend
Somerset
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Taunton
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 25 days ago