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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 4 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Contract jobs citing SQL 73 40 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 22.05% 18.78% 14.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 51.05% 43.48% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 23 22
Average daily rate
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£315 £375 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +18.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £407 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 1
Average hourly rate £36.63 £31.90 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% -20.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £22.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+15.55% -19.64%
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
143 92 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 43.20% 43.19% 57.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 69 73
Average daily rate £320 £300 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -12.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 4
Average hourly rate £36.40 £31.90 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.10% -20.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £21.28 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.85 £37.14 £42.50
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 25 November 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 25 November 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 +13 32 £315 +5.00% 10
Bath 0 11 £300 +5.26% 13
Street +1 7 £325 -56.66%
Yeovil -2 4 - -
Wells - - - -
Weston-super-Mare - - - -
Bridgwater - - - -
Cheddar - - - -
Clevedon - - - -
SQL
South West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 88 (56.77%) C#
2 87 (56.13%) .NET
3 79 (50.97%) Agile Software Development
4 71 (45.81%) Scrum
5 63 (40.65%) Security Cleared
6 60 (38.71%) SC Cleared
6 60 (38.71%) T-SQL
7 56 (36.13%) Unit Testing
7 56 (36.13%) ASP.NET
8 47 (30.32%) ASP.NET MVC
9 46 (29.68%) SQL Server
10 45 (29.03%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 41 (26.45%) Automated Testing
12 37 (23.87%) Team Foundation Server
13 28 (18.06%) Code Coverage
13 28 (18.06%) Continuous Integration
14 26 (16.77%) Microsoft
15 25 (16.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 22 (14.19%) Oracle
17 20 (12.90%) Java
18 19 (12.26%) Back Office
19 18 (11.61%) Migration
20 17 (10.97%) TDD
20 17 (10.97%) Business Intelligence
21 15 (9.68%) ETL
21 15 (9.68%) PL/SQL
21 15 (9.68%) Web Services
22 13 (8.39%) Finance
23 12 (7.74%) ISEB
23 12 (7.74%) BDD

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 9 (5.81%) K2 blackpearl
1 9 (5.81%) Apache
2 7 (4.52%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.23%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.58%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (1.94%) IIS
5 3 (1.94%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.65%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.65%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (5.81%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.23%) MS Office
3 1 (0.65%) MS Project
3 1 (0.65%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.65%) GIMP
3 1 (0.65%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.29%) SAP Payroll
2 2 (1.29%) SAP Business One
2 2 (1.29%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.29%) GitHub
1 2 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.58%) DNS
2 3 (1.94%) DHCP
2 3 (1.94%) LDAP
2 3 (1.94%) Internet
2 3 (1.94%) SAN
3 2 (1.29%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (1.29%) Firewall
3 2 (1.29%) FTP
3 2 (1.29%) HTTP
4 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (29.68%) SQL Server
2 25 (16.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (7.10%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (5.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (3.87%) MySQL
6 5 (3.23%) DB2
6 5 (3.23%) DTS
6 5 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.58%) Big Data
7 4 (2.58%) Oracle ODI
7 4 (2.58%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.94%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.29%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.65%) OLAP
10 1 (0.65%) Star Schema
10 1 (0.65%) MS Access
10 1 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.65%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 37 (23.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (7.74%) SpecFlow
3 10 (6.45%) Visual Studio
4 8 (5.16%) Selenium
5 5 (3.23%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.94%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.29%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.29%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.29%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.29%) Subversion
8 1 (0.65%) JUnit
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.65%) JMeter
8 1 (0.65%) JDeveloper
8 1 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.65%) TestNG
8 1 (0.65%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.65%) EasyMock
8 1 (0.65%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.65%) Mockito
General
1 19 (12.26%) Back Office
2 13 (8.39%) Finance
3 7 (4.52%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.23%) Electronics
4 5 (3.23%) Aerospace
4 5 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.23%) Marketing
5 1 (0.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 98 (63.23%) Developer
2 58 (37.42%) .NET Developer
3 36 (23.23%) SQL Developer
4 29 (18.71%) Analyst
5 11 (7.10%) Test Analyst
5 11 (7.10%) C# Developer
6 9 (5.81%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (5.16%) Data Analyst
7 8 (5.16%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (3.87%) Agile .NET Developer
8 6 (3.87%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 6 (3.87%) Senior Test Analyst
9 5 (3.23%) Support Analyst
9 5 (3.23%) Business Analyst
9 5 (3.23%) Software Engineer
9 5 (3.23%) Java Software Engineer
9 5 (3.23%) Java Developer
10 4 (2.58%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 4 (2.58%) Oracle Developer
10 4 (2.58%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (56.13%) .NET
2 56 (36.13%) ASP.NET
3 47 (30.32%) ASP.NET MVC
4 45 (29.03%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 15 (9.68%) Web Services
6 10 (6.45%) Gherkin
7 8 (5.16%) HTML
8 7 (4.52%) CSS
9 5 (3.23%) J2EE
9 5 (3.23%) JSP
9 5 (3.23%) WCF
9 5 (3.23%) .NET Framework
10 4 (2.58%) XML
11 3 (1.94%) Middleware
11 3 (1.94%) WF
12 2 (1.29%) Oracle Fusion
12 2 (1.29%) jQuery
12 2 (1.29%) SOAP
13 1 (0.65%) DHTML
13 1 (0.65%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.52%) Data Extraction
2 6 (3.87%) Data Structures
3 5 (3.23%) DTV
3 5 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.94%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.29%) User Experience
5 2 (1.29%) Clustering
5 2 (1.29%) Streaming Video
5 2 (1.29%) Replication
6 1 (0.65%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.65%) AS400
6 1 (0.65%) NHS
6 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.65%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.65%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.10%) Windows
2 7 (4.52%) UNIX
2 7 (4.52%) Linux
3 4 (2.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.29%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.29%) Android
4 2 (1.29%) Mac OS X Server
4 2 (1.29%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.29%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.65%) OS/400
5 1 (0.65%) Solaris
5 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.65%) Debian
5 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (50.97%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (45.81%) Scrum
3 56 (36.13%) Unit Testing
4 41 (26.45%) Automated Testing
5 28 (18.06%) Code Coverage
5 28 (18.06%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (11.61%) Migration
7 17 (10.97%) TDD
7 17 (10.97%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (9.68%) ETL
9 12 (7.74%) BDD
10 11 (7.10%) Data Migration
11 10 (6.45%) ITIL
11 10 (6.45%) SOA
11 10 (6.45%) MVC
12 9 (5.81%) Software Testing
12 9 (5.81%) Software Engineering
13 7 (4.52%) Integration Testing
13 7 (4.52%) Data Management
13 7 (4.52%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 88 (56.77%) C#
2 60 (38.71%) T-SQL
3 20 (12.90%) Java
4 15 (9.68%) PL/SQL
5 7 (4.52%) VB.NET
6 5 (3.23%) C++
7 4 (2.58%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.94%) Perl
9 2 (1.29%) PHP
9 2 (1.29%) VB
10 1 (0.65%) RPG
10 1 (0.65%) C
10 1 (0.65%) Python
10 1 (0.65%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.65%) Erlang
10 1 (0.65%) Groovy
10 1 (0.65%) Ruby
10 1 (0.65%) R
10 1 (0.65%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 63 (40.65%) Security Cleared
2 60 (38.71%) SC Cleared
3 12 (7.74%) ISEB
4 10 (6.45%) ISTQB
5 7 (4.52%) DV Cleared
6 6 (3.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.65%) CCNA
7 1 (0.65%) Degree
7 1 (0.65%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.16%) QA
2 2 (1.29%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.29%) Kerio MailServer
3 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.65%) XenApp
3 1 (0.65%) XenServer
3 1 (0.65%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.65%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 4 (2.58%) SCCM
2 3 (1.94%) WSUS
3 2 (1.29%) Nagios
4 1 (0.65%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.65%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 26 (16.77%) Microsoft
2 22 (14.19%) Oracle
3 11 (7.10%) SAP
4 5 (3.23%) VMware
5 4 (2.58%) Netezza
5 4 (2.58%) Greenplum
6 3 (1.94%) HP
7 2 (1.29%) Kerio
7 2 (1.29%) Mitel
7 2 (1.29%) Infor
7 2 (1.29%) ProCurve
7 2 (1.29%) SonicWALL
7 2 (1.29%) Citrix
7 2 (1.29%) Apple
7 2 (1.29%) NEC
8 1 (0.65%) IBM
8 1 (0.65%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.65%) Sun
8 1 (0.65%) Symantec
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