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 September 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 Sep 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 75 79 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 26.69% 22.70% 21.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 53.19% 50.32% 45.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 60 38
Average daily rate
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£369 £325 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.38% +2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 2 0
Average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £29.25 £26.33
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.11%
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
141 157 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 50.18% 45.11% 48.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 108 82
Average daily rate £369 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +0.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 10 2
Average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £29.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +18.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.74 £21.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £36.40 £37.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%

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 September 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 September 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 September 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
Yeovil -1 18 - - 2
Taunton -3 18 £367 +11.30% 19
Bath +3 17 £375 +22.44% 6
SQL
South West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 75 (43.86%) .NET
2 74 (43.27%) SQL Server
3 72 (42.11%) C#
4 65 (38.01%) HTML
5 63 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
6 52 (30.41%) Scrum
7 51 (29.82%) CSS
8 47 (27.49%) Java
9 43 (25.15%) Microsoft
10 40 (23.39%) Software Engineering
11 38 (22.22%) Oracle
11 38 (22.22%) ASP.NET
12 35 (20.47%) Web Development
12 35 (20.47%) Security Cleared
13 33 (19.30%) Windows
13 33 (19.30%) Apache
14 32 (18.71%) Tomcat
14 32 (18.71%) OO
14 32 (18.71%) JSP
15 30 (17.54%) JavaScript
16 28 (16.37%) .NET Framework
17 27 (15.79%) C++
17 27 (15.79%) MVC
18 26 (15.20%) UML
18 26 (15.20%) Unit Testing
19 25 (14.62%) Time Management
19 25 (14.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 23 (13.45%) SC Cleared
21 19 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
21 19 (11.11%) Business Intelligence

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 33 (19.30%) Apache
2 32 (18.71%) Tomcat
3 19 (11.11%) IIS
3 19 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
4 12 (7.02%) SharePoint
5 7 (4.09%) K2 blackpearl
6 4 (2.34%) CMS
6 4 (2.34%) EPiServer CMS
7 2 (1.17%) JBoss
8 1 (0.58%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.58%) WebLogic Integration
8 1 (0.58%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.58%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.58%) WordPress
8 1 (0.58%) Liferay
Applications
1 8 (4.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.75%) Firewall
2 2 (1.17%) Network Security
3 1 (0.58%) NAS
3 1 (0.58%) FCoE
3 1 (0.58%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (0.58%) Multicast
3 1 (0.58%) Skype
3 1 (0.58%) LAN
3 1 (0.58%) WAN
3 1 (0.58%) HTTP
3 1 (0.58%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (43.27%) SQL Server
2 25 (14.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (9.94%) Oracle Database
4 15 (8.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (7.60%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (7.02%) Oracle Database 11g
7 11 (6.43%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (6.43%) Oracle Reports
8 10 (5.85%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (4.68%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (2.92%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (2.92%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (2.34%) Relational Database
12 3 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (1.17%) QlikView
13 2 (1.17%) MySQL
14 1 (0.58%) OLAP
14 1 (0.58%) SQLPlus
14 1 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
14 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (8.77%) Eclipse
3 7 (4.09%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (2.92%) Visual Studio
5 4 (2.34%) Selenium
6 3 (1.75%) JUnit
6 3 (1.75%) Maven
6 3 (1.75%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.17%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.17%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.58%) Toad
8 1 (0.58%) Subversion
8 1 (0.58%) Ant
8 1 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.58%) EasyMock
8 1 (0.58%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.58%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.58%) Mockito
8 1 (0.58%) Rational DOORS
General
1 12 (7.02%) Back Office
2 9 (5.26%) Finance
3 5 (2.92%) Military
4 2 (1.17%) Retail
5 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.58%) Advertising
5 1 (0.58%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 108 (63.16%) Developer
2 45 (26.32%) .NET Developer
3 39 (22.81%) SQL Developer
4 22 (12.87%) Software Engineer
5 16 (9.36%) Java Developer
6 13 (7.60%) Analyst
7 9 (5.26%) Architect
7 9 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 7 (4.09%) Oracle Analyst
8 7 (4.09%) BizTalk Developer
8 7 (4.09%) DBA
8 7 (4.09%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (3.51%) SQL DBA
9 6 (3.51%) Oracle Developer
9 6 (3.51%) Analyst Developer
9 6 (3.51%) PL/SQL Developer
10 5 (2.92%) Consultant
10 5 (2.92%) Technical Consultant
11 4 (2.34%) Programmer
11 4 (2.34%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (43.86%) .NET
2 65 (38.01%) HTML
3 51 (29.82%) CSS
4 38 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 32 (18.71%) JSP
6 28 (16.37%) .NET Framework
7 18 (10.53%) Web Services
8 12 (7.02%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (5.85%) Entity Framework
10 8 (4.68%) WCF
10 8 (4.68%) WPF
11 5 (2.92%) jQuery
12 4 (2.34%) WF
13 3 (1.75%) REST
13 3 (1.75%) XML
13 3 (1.75%) WinForms
13 3 (1.75%) Spring
13 3 (1.75%) SOAP
14 2 (1.17%) J2EE
14 2 (1.17%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.43%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.75%) NHS
3 3 (1.75%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.58%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.58%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (19.30%) Windows
2 14 (8.19%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (5.85%) UNIX
4 5 (2.92%) Linux
5 4 (2.34%) Solaris
5 4 (2.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.75%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.17%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (1.17%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (30.41%) Scrum
3 40 (23.39%) Software Engineering
4 35 (20.47%) Web Development
5 32 (18.71%) OO
6 27 (15.79%) MVC
7 26 (15.20%) UML
7 26 (15.20%) Unit Testing
8 25 (14.62%) Time Management
9 19 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (8.19%) Automated Testing
11 11 (6.43%) SOA
12 9 (5.26%) ETL
12 9 (5.26%) Migration
13 8 (4.68%) ITIL
13 8 (4.68%) Service Delivery
13 8 (4.68%) Refactoring
14 6 (3.51%) Data Migration
14 6 (3.51%) Disaster Recovery
15 5 (2.92%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 72 (42.11%) C#
2 47 (27.49%) Java
3 30 (17.54%) JavaScript
4 27 (15.79%) C++
5 15 (8.77%) PL/SQL
5 15 (8.77%) T-SQL
6 13 (7.60%) VB.NET
7 7 (4.09%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.92%) VB6
8 5 (2.92%) VB
9 2 (1.17%) PHP
10 1 (0.58%) C
10 1 (0.58%) Perl
10 1 (0.58%) XPath
10 1 (0.58%) Ada
10 1 (0.58%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 35 (20.47%) Security Cleared
2 23 (13.45%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.34%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.17%) ISEB
4 2 (1.17%) CISSP
4 2 (1.17%) CISM
4 2 (1.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.34%) SLA
2 2 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (1.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.58%) SRDF
2 1 (0.58%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.58%) Puppet
1 1 (0.58%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 43 (25.15%) Microsoft
2 38 (22.22%) Oracle
3 7 (4.09%) ESRI
4 4 (2.34%) EPiServer
4 4 (2.34%) Citrix
5 1 (0.58%) NetApp
5 1 (0.58%) SAP
5 1 (0.58%) Cisco
5 1 (0.58%) EMC
5 1 (0.58%) Intel
Somerset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Somerset
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - 350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Taunton
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £350.00 - £387.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago