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 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 7 12
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL 78 44 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 24.76% 18.88% 15.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 54.17% 35.20% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 24 18
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£335 £356 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.96% +15.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £247 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £421 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 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 £28.50 £27.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.81%
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
144 125 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 45.71% 53.65% 47.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 83 50
Average daily rate £350 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £413 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 4
Average hourly rate £38.25 £31.90 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.90% -12.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.12 £19.30 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £33.84 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 January 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
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 January 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 +12 35 £350 +7.69% 3
Street +2 14 £330 -56.00%
Bath -2 9 £319 -1.92% 14
Yeovil -2 5 - -
Bridgwater - 1 £385 -
Cheddar - - - -
Wells - - - -
Weston-super-Mare - - - -
SQL
South West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 89 (59.33%) .NET
2 82 (54.67%) C#
3 65 (43.33%) SQL Server
4 64 (42.67%) T-SQL
5 54 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
6 50 (33.33%) Scrum
6 50 (33.33%) ASP.NET
7 45 (30.00%) Security Cleared
8 44 (29.33%) Unit Testing
8 44 (29.33%) Microsoft
9 41 (27.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 41 (27.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 41 (27.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 38 (25.33%) Automated Testing
11 35 (23.33%) SC Cleared
12 31 (20.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 26 (17.33%) Continuous Integration
13 26 (17.33%) Code Coverage
14 25 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
15 24 (16.00%) Web Services
16 23 (15.33%) Oracle
17 18 (12.00%) Back Office
18 17 (11.33%) Java
19 16 (10.67%) Visual Studio
19 16 (10.67%) Business Intelligence
20 15 (10.00%) MVC
21 14 (9.33%) .NET Framework
22 13 (8.67%) Data Integration
22 13 (8.67%) Migration
22 13 (8.67%) BizTalk Server

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 13 (8.67%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (4.00%) IIS
2 6 (4.00%) Apache
3 5 (3.33%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (2.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.67%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.67%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.67%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.67%) MS Office
3 1 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.33%) SAP HR
2 2 (1.33%) SAP Business One
2 2 (1.33%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.67%) Summit
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.67%) DNS
2 3 (2.00%) LDAP
2 3 (2.00%) DHCP
2 3 (2.00%) Internet
2 3 (2.00%) SAN
3 2 (1.33%) Firewall
3 2 (1.33%) FTP
3 2 (1.33%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (0.67%) HTTP
4 1 (0.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (43.33%) SQL Server
2 31 (20.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (5.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (5.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (3.33%) MySQL
7 4 (2.67%) DB2
7 4 (2.67%) DTS
7 4 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.67%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.00%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (2.00%) Big Data
8 3 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (0.67%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.67%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.67%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (0.67%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 41 (27.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (10.67%) Visual Studio
3 6 (4.00%) SpecFlow
4 4 (2.67%) Selenium
5 3 (2.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.00%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.33%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.33%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.33%) Subversion
6 2 (1.33%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.33%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.67%) Hudson
7 1 (0.67%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.67%) JDeveloper
General
1 18 (12.00%) Back Office
2 12 (8.00%) Finance
3 5 (3.33%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.00%) Retail
4 3 (2.00%) Marketing
4 3 (2.00%) Electronics
4 3 (2.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.67%) Military
5 1 (0.67%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 103 (68.67%) Developer
2 50 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 37 (24.67%) SQL Developer
4 16 (10.67%) Analyst
5 10 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 10 (6.67%) Database Developer
6 9 (6.00%) DBA
7 8 (5.33%) SQL DBA
7 8 (5.33%) BizTalk Developer
7 8 (5.33%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (4.67%) Administrator
9 6 (4.00%) Senior Developer
9 6 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 5 (3.33%) Senior .NET Developer
10 5 (3.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 5 (3.33%) Senior BizTalk Developer
10 5 (3.33%) Test Analyst
11 4 (2.67%) Architect
11 4 (2.67%) Software Engineer
11 4 (2.67%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (59.33%) .NET
2 50 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 41 (27.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 41 (27.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 24 (16.00%) Web Services
5 14 (9.33%) .NET Framework
6 12 (8.00%) WCF
7 8 (5.33%) XML
8 4 (2.67%) Gherkin
9 3 (2.00%) CSS
9 3 (2.00%) JSP
9 3 (2.00%) HTML
10 2 (1.33%) J2EE
10 2 (1.33%) SOAP
10 2 (1.33%) XSL
10 2 (1.33%) ADO.NET
10 2 (1.33%) WF
10 2 (1.33%) WinForms
11 1 (0.67%) Qt
11 1 (0.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.67%) Data Integration
2 7 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.33%) NHS
4 4 (2.67%) Data Extraction
5 3 (2.00%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.00%) DTV
6 2 (1.33%) AS400
6 2 (1.33%) Clustering
6 2 (1.33%) Streaming Video
6 2 (1.33%) Replication
7 1 (0.67%) Open Source
7 1 (0.67%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.67%) iSeries
7 1 (0.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.00%) Windows
2 7 (4.67%) Linux
3 5 (3.33%) UNIX
4 4 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.33%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.33%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.33%) Android
5 2 (1.33%) Mac OS X Server
5 2 (1.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.67%) Debian
6 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.67%) OS/400
6 1 (0.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (33.33%) Scrum
3 44 (29.33%) Unit Testing
4 38 (25.33%) Automated Testing
5 26 (17.33%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (17.33%) Code Coverage
6 16 (10.67%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (10.00%) MVC
8 13 (8.67%) Migration
9 9 (6.00%) E-Commerce
9 9 (6.00%) ETL
9 9 (6.00%) TDD
10 8 (5.33%) Test Scripting
10 8 (5.33%) Data Migration
10 8 (5.33%) CRM
11 6 (4.00%) ITIL
11 6 (4.00%) Test Automation
11 6 (4.00%) Web Accessibility
11 6 (4.00%) Data Analysis
11 6 (4.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 82 (54.67%) C#
2 64 (42.67%) T-SQL
3 17 (11.33%) Java
4 9 (6.00%) PL/SQL
4 9 (6.00%) VB.NET
5 6 (4.00%) VB
6 3 (2.00%) Scala
6 3 (2.00%) Perl
6 3 (2.00%) C++
7 2 (1.33%) RPG
7 2 (1.33%) RPG IV
8 1 (0.67%) R
8 1 (0.67%) VB6
8 1 (0.67%) Erlang
8 1 (0.67%) Python
8 1 (0.67%) C
8 1 (0.67%) PHP
8 1 (0.67%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 45 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 35 (23.33%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.00%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.67%) ISEB
5 2 (1.33%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.67%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.67%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.67%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.33%) QA
2 1 (0.67%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.67%) SLA
2 1 (0.67%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 5 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.33%) Kerio MailServer
3 1 (0.67%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (0.67%) XenApp
3 1 (0.67%) XenServer
3 1 (0.67%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (2.67%) SCCM
2 3 (2.00%) WSUS
3 2 (1.33%) Nagios
4 1 (0.67%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.67%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 44 (29.33%) Microsoft
2 23 (15.33%) Oracle
3 7 (4.67%) SAP
4 5 (3.33%) VMware
5 3 (2.00%) Netezza
5 3 (2.00%) Infor
5 3 (2.00%) Greenplum
5 3 (2.00%) HP
6 2 (1.33%) Apple
6 2 (1.33%) Citrix
6 2 (1.33%) NEC
6 2 (1.33%) SonicWALL
6 2 (1.33%) ProCurve
6 2 (1.33%) Mitel
6 2 (1.33%) Tableau
6 2 (1.33%) Kerio
7 1 (0.67%) IBM
7 1 (0.67%) Symantec
7 1 (0.67%) Sun
7 1 (0.67%) Red Hat
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