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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 5 13
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Contract jobs citing SQL 99 47 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 29.55% 21.27% 10.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 56.57% 42.34% 22.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 25 15
Average daily rate
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£325 £390 £309
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +26.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £247 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £407 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 1
Average hourly rate £36.40 £31.90 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.10% -20.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -6.89%
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
175 111 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 52.24% 50.23% 48.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 78 50
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £404 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 5
Average hourly rate £38.13 £31.90 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.51% -20.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £28.30 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.10 £37.14 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 +11 52 £330 +5.60% 10
Bath +2 10 £300 - 12
Street +1 10 £325 -56.66%
Yeovil -2 5 - -
Wells - - - -
Weston-super-Mare - - - -
Bridgwater - - - -
Cheddar - - - -
Clevedon - - - -
SQL
South West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 100 (58.82%) .NET
2 97 (57.06%) C#
3 71 (41.76%) SQL Server
3 71 (41.76%) Agile Software Development
4 68 (40.00%) T-SQL
5 65 (38.24%) Scrum
6 58 (34.12%) Security Cleared
7 56 (32.94%) ASP.NET
8 53 (31.18%) SC Cleared
9 52 (30.59%) Unit Testing
10 47 (27.65%) ASP.NET MVC
11 45 (26.47%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 43 (25.29%) Microsoft
13 40 (23.53%) Automated Testing
13 40 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
14 29 (17.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 28 (16.47%) Code Coverage
15 28 (16.47%) Continuous Integration
16 26 (15.29%) Web Services
17 23 (13.53%) Java
18 22 (12.94%) SQL Server 2008
19 21 (12.35%) Back Office
20 20 (11.76%) Oracle
21 18 (10.59%) Visual Studio
21 18 (10.59%) Business Intelligence
22 17 (10.00%) Migration
23 15 (8.82%) Finance
23 15 (8.82%) .NET Framework
24 14 (8.24%) TDD
25 13 (7.65%) ETL

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 (5.29%) Apache
1 9 (5.29%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (3.53%) Tomcat
2 6 (3.53%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.53%) K2 blackpearl
3 4 (2.35%) IIS
4 3 (1.76%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.59%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.59%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.59%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.35%) MS Office
3 1 (0.59%) MS Project
3 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.18%) SAP HR
2 2 (1.18%) SAP Payroll
2 2 (1.18%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.59%) Summit
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.59%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.35%) DNS
2 3 (1.76%) SAN
2 3 (1.76%) Internet
2 3 (1.76%) LDAP
2 3 (1.76%) DHCP
3 2 (1.18%) FTP
3 2 (1.18%) Firewall
3 2 (1.18%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (0.59%) HTTP
4 1 (0.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (41.76%) SQL Server
2 29 (17.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (12.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (7.06%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (4.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (2.94%) MySQL
6 5 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (2.94%) DB2
7 4 (2.35%) DTS
7 4 (2.35%) Oracle ODI
7 4 (2.35%) Big Data
7 4 (2.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.76%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.59%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (0.59%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.59%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.59%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.59%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 40 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (10.59%) Visual Studio
3 9 (5.29%) SpecFlow
4 5 (2.94%) Eclipse
4 5 (2.94%) Selenium
5 3 (1.76%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.18%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.59%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.59%) Hudson
7 1 (0.59%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.59%) JDeveloper
7 1 (0.59%) Oracle Forms
General
1 21 (12.35%) Back Office
2 15 (8.82%) Finance
3 7 (4.12%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.94%) Marketing
4 5 (2.94%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.94%) Electronics
5 4 (2.35%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.59%) Military
6 1 (0.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 114 (67.06%) Developer
2 61 (35.88%) .NET Developer
3 38 (22.35%) SQL Developer
4 23 (13.53%) Analyst
5 11 (6.47%) C# Developer
6 10 (5.88%) Database Developer
7 9 (5.29%) DBA
7 9 (5.29%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (4.71%) Data Analyst
8 8 (4.71%) SQL DBA
9 7 (4.12%) Administrator
9 7 (4.12%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (4.12%) Software Engineer
9 7 (4.12%) Test Analyst
10 6 (3.53%) Java Software Engineer
10 6 (3.53%) BizTalk Developer
10 6 (3.53%) Agile .NET Developer
10 6 (3.53%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 5 (2.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 5 (2.94%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (58.82%) .NET
2 56 (32.94%) ASP.NET
3 47 (27.65%) ASP.NET MVC
4 45 (26.47%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 26 (15.29%) Web Services
6 15 (8.82%) .NET Framework
7 10 (5.88%) WCF
8 8 (4.71%) HTML
9 7 (4.12%) CSS
9 7 (4.12%) Gherkin
10 6 (3.53%) JSP
11 5 (2.94%) J2EE
12 4 (2.35%) XML
13 2 (1.18%) SOAP
13 2 (1.18%) WinForms
13 2 (1.18%) WF
14 1 (0.59%) Qt
14 1 (0.59%) OpenGL
14 1 (0.59%) Middleware
14 1 (0.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.29%) Data Integration
2 7 (4.12%) Data Extraction
2 7 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.53%) Data Structures
4 5 (2.94%) DTV
5 3 (1.76%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.76%) NHS
6 2 (1.18%) Streaming Video
6 2 (1.18%) Replication
6 2 (1.18%) Clustering
6 2 (1.18%) User Experience
7 1 (0.59%) Open Source
7 1 (0.59%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.59%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.59%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.06%) Windows
2 7 (4.12%) Linux
3 6 (3.53%) UNIX
4 4 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.18%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.18%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.18%) Mac OS X Server
5 2 (1.18%) Android
5 2 (1.18%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.59%) OS/400
6 1 (0.59%) Solaris
6 1 (0.59%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (41.76%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (38.24%) Scrum
3 52 (30.59%) Unit Testing
4 40 (23.53%) Automated Testing
5 28 (16.47%) Code Coverage
5 28 (16.47%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (10.59%) Business Intelligence
7 17 (10.00%) Migration
8 14 (8.24%) TDD
9 13 (7.65%) ETL
10 12 (7.06%) MVC
11 10 (5.88%) ITIL
11 10 (5.88%) Software Engineering
11 10 (5.88%) Data Migration
12 9 (5.29%) BDD
12 9 (5.29%) Test Scripting
13 8 (4.71%) CRM
13 8 (4.71%) SOA
14 7 (4.12%) E-Commerce
14 7 (4.12%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 97 (57.06%) C#
2 68 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 23 (13.53%) Java
4 12 (7.06%) PL/SQL
5 10 (5.88%) VB.NET
6 6 (3.53%) VB
7 3 (1.76%) Scala
7 3 (1.76%) Perl
7 3 (1.76%) C++
8 2 (1.18%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.59%) PHP
9 1 (0.59%) RPG
9 1 (0.59%) RPG IV
9 1 (0.59%) R
9 1 (0.59%) Python
9 1 (0.59%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.59%) VB6
9 1 (0.59%) Erlang
9 1 (0.59%) C
Qualifications
1 58 (34.12%) Security Cleared
2 53 (31.18%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.12%) ISEB
4 5 (2.94%) ISTQB
4 5 (2.94%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.59%) CCNA
6 1 (0.59%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.59%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.59%) Degree
6 1 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.12%) QA
2 1 (0.59%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.59%) SLA
2 1 (0.59%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 5 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.18%) Kerio MailServer
3 1 (0.59%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.59%) XenApp
3 1 (0.59%) XenServer
3 1 (0.59%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (2.35%) SCCM
2 3 (1.76%) WSUS
3 2 (1.18%) Nagios
4 1 (0.59%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.59%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 43 (25.29%) Microsoft
2 20 (11.76%) Oracle
3 11 (6.47%) SAP
4 5 (2.94%) VMware
5 4 (2.35%) Netezza
5 4 (2.35%) Greenplum
6 3 (1.76%) HP
7 2 (1.18%) Citrix
7 2 (1.18%) Apple
7 2 (1.18%) ProCurve
7 2 (1.18%) Infor
7 2 (1.18%) Kerio
7 2 (1.18%) SonicWALL
7 2 (1.18%) Mitel
7 2 (1.18%) NEC
8 1 (0.59%) Tableau
8 1 (0.59%) Symantec
8 1 (0.59%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.59%) IBM
8 1 (0.59%) Sun
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