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 4 May 2015 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 85 84 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 24.01% 18.92% 23.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 52.47% 56.00% 56.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 65 21
Average daily rate
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£338 £330 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £378 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 1
Average hourly rate £36.50 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +18.18%
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
162 150 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 45.76% 33.78% 41.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 109 42
Average daily rate £330 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £400 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 2
Average hourly rate £36.75 £33.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.36% -17.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.20 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.55% +3.42%

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 4 May 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram 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 4 May 2015. 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 -1 32 £330 - 11
Bath +4 18 £381 +8.92% 9
Yeovil +2 8 £363 +13.28%
Street -2 3 £350 -
Clevedon - 1 - -
SQL
South West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 92 (58.97%) .NET
2 75 (48.08%) SQL Server
3 64 (41.03%) C#
4 55 (35.26%) Microsoft
5 41 (26.28%) ASP.NET
6 37 (23.72%) Oracle
7 35 (22.44%) Java
7 35 (22.44%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (21.15%) Security Cleared
9 32 (20.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 31 (19.87%) T-SQL
10 31 (19.87%) MVC
11 29 (18.59%) SQL Server 2008
12 26 (16.67%) Unit Testing
12 26 (16.67%) VB.NET
13 25 (16.03%) HTML
13 25 (16.03%) Scrum
13 25 (16.03%) .NET Framework
14 22 (14.10%) Team Foundation Server
15 21 (13.46%) BizTalk Server
15 21 (13.46%) PL/SQL
15 21 (13.46%) CSS
15 21 (13.46%) Web Services
16 20 (12.82%) SC Cleared
17 19 (12.18%) JavaScript
18 16 (10.26%) Oracle Database
19 14 (8.97%) ASP.NET MVC
20 13 (8.33%) Data Integration
20 13 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
20 13 (8.33%) WCF

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 21 (13.46%) BizTalk Server
2 11 (7.05%) Tomcat
2 11 (7.05%) K2 blackpearl
3 9 (5.77%) Apache
4 8 (5.13%) IIS
5 2 (1.28%) JBoss
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.64%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (4.49%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.64%) MS Project
2 1 (0.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.64%) Agresso
1 1 (0.64%) Summit
1 1 (0.64%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.64%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (0.64%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.92%) Firewall
2 2 (1.28%) SAN
2 2 (1.28%) LAN
2 2 (1.28%) WAN
3 1 (0.64%) Wireless
3 1 (0.64%) VPN
3 1 (0.64%) VLAN
3 1 (0.64%) FCoE
3 1 (0.64%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (0.64%) Multicast
3 1 (0.64%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (48.08%) SQL Server
2 32 (20.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 29 (18.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (10.26%) Oracle Database
5 13 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
7 11 (7.05%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (4.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (3.21%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (1.92%) DTS
13 2 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (1.28%) SQLPlus
14 1 (0.64%) OLAP Cube
14 1 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
14 1 (0.64%) Star Schema
14 1 (0.64%) MS Access
14 1 (0.64%) OLAP
14 1 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (14.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 12 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
4 8 (5.13%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.28%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.28%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.28%) Maven
5 2 (1.28%) Subversion
5 2 (1.28%) Ant
5 2 (1.28%) JUnit
5 2 (1.28%) Toad
5 2 (1.28%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.64%) JDeveloper
6 1 (0.64%) Selenium
6 1 (0.64%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.64%) Cucumber
General
1 12 (7.69%) Back Office
2 8 (5.13%) Finance
3 5 (3.21%) Military
4 2 (1.28%) Retail
5 1 (0.64%) Advertising
5 1 (0.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 112 (71.79%) Developer
2 50 (32.05%) .NET Developer
3 42 (26.92%) SQL Developer
4 18 (11.54%) Analyst
5 13 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
6 11 (7.05%) Database Developer
7 10 (6.41%) BizTalk Developer
7 10 (6.41%) Oracle Analyst
7 10 (6.41%) PL/SQL Developer
7 10 (6.41%) DBA
7 10 (6.41%) Administrator
8 9 (5.77%) Analyst Developer
9 8 (5.13%) SQL DBA
9 8 (5.13%) Java Developer
9 8 (5.13%) Software Engineer
9 8 (5.13%) Architect
10 6 (3.85%) Applications Developer
10 6 (3.85%) Senior Developer
11 5 (3.21%) Programmer
11 5 (3.21%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (58.97%) .NET
2 41 (26.28%) ASP.NET
3 25 (16.03%) HTML
3 25 (16.03%) .NET Framework
4 21 (13.46%) CSS
4 21 (13.46%) Web Services
5 14 (8.97%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (8.33%) WCF
7 11 (7.05%) JSP
8 10 (6.41%) Entity Framework
9 9 (5.77%) XML
10 8 (5.13%) WPF
11 6 (3.85%) jQuery
12 4 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 4 (2.56%) WF
12 4 (2.56%) WinForms
13 2 (1.28%) HTML5
13 2 (1.28%) LESS
13 2 (1.28%) KnockoutJS
13 2 (1.28%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.33%) Data Integration
2 7 (4.49%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.56%) NHS
4 1 (0.64%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.64%) AS400
4 1 (0.64%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.64%) Reference Data
4 1 (0.64%) Data Conversion
4 1 (0.64%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.33%) UNIX
1 13 (8.33%) Windows
2 4 (2.56%) Linux
3 3 (1.92%) Solaris
4 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.64%) SUSE
5 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (22.44%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (19.87%) MVC
3 26 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 25 (16.03%) Scrum
5 10 (6.41%) OO
6 9 (5.77%) CRM
6 9 (5.77%) E-Commerce
6 9 (5.77%) Software Engineering
7 8 (5.13%) Web Development
7 8 (5.13%) SOA
7 8 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (4.49%) Test Scripting
8 7 (4.49%) Time Management
9 6 (3.85%) Web Accessibility
9 6 (3.85%) Software Deployment
9 6 (3.85%) Asset Management
9 6 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (3.85%) ETL
10 5 (3.21%) Migration
10 5 (3.21%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 64 (41.03%) C#
2 35 (22.44%) Java
3 31 (19.87%) T-SQL
4 26 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 21 (13.46%) PL/SQL
6 19 (12.18%) JavaScript
7 11 (7.05%) VB
8 6 (3.85%) VB6
9 3 (1.92%) Perl
9 3 (1.92%) Scala
10 1 (0.64%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.64%) RPG
10 1 (0.64%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 33 (21.15%) Security Cleared
2 20 (12.82%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.49%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.64%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.64%) ISO 14001
1 1 (0.64%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.64%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.21%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.64%) NFS
2 1 (0.64%) vSphere
2 1 (0.64%) SRDF
Vendors
1 55 (35.26%) Microsoft
2 37 (23.72%) Oracle
3 7 (4.49%) ESRI
4 3 (1.92%) Tableau
5 2 (1.28%) VMware
6 1 (0.64%) Cisco
6 1 (0.64%) NetApp
6 1 (0.64%) EMC
6 1 (0.64%) Intel
6 1 (0.64%) Citrix
6 1 (0.64%) SAP
6 1 (0.64%) Infor
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