The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 13 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 13 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 18.31% 12.58% 25.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 76.47% 86.96% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 11
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £318 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £23.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+37.89% -20.83%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Taunton region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
17 23 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 23.94% 14.47% 26.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 12
Average daily rate £363 £350 £349
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +0.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £325 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £380 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -3.22%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Taunton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the Taunton region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Taunton region.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton region citing SQL Server 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 Server.

1 23 (85.19%) SQL
2 21 (77.78%) .NET
3 19 (70.37%) C#
4 18 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 18 (66.67%) Unit Testing
5 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (55.56%) Oracle
7 13 (48.15%) .NET Framework
8 12 (44.44%) Scrum
8 12 (44.44%) IIS
8 12 (44.44%) HTML
8 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
8 12 (44.44%) SharePoint
8 12 (44.44%) Windows
8 12 (44.44%) Security Cleared
9 11 (40.74%) C++
9 11 (40.74%) Automated Testing
10 10 (37.04%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (37.04%) UML
10 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (29.63%) ITIL
11 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
11 8 (29.63%) SC Cleared
11 8 (29.63%) Refactoring
11 8 (29.63%) Service Delivery
11 8 (29.63%) Back Office
12 5 (18.52%) MVC
12 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
13 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database 11g

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton region citing SQL Server 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 Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (44.44%) IIS
1 12 (44.44%) SharePoint
2 3 (11.11%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (3.70%) NServiceBus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (29.63%) Back Office
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) Developer
2 18 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 14 (51.85%) SQL Developer
4 4 (14.81%) SQL DBA
4 4 (14.81%) DBA
5 3 (11.11%) C# Developer
6 2 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.70%) WPF Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Architect
7 1 (3.70%) SQL Server DBA
7 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (77.78%) .NET
2 18 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 13 (48.15%) .NET Framework
4 12 (44.44%) HTML
5 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (14.81%) Entity Framework
7 3 (11.11%) WPF
8 2 (7.41%) WF
9 1 (3.70%) REST
9 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (3.70%) SOAP
9 1 (3.70%) Web Services
9 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Windows
2 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (44.44%) Scrum
4 11 (40.74%) Automated Testing
5 10 (37.04%) UML
6 8 (29.63%) ITIL
6 8 (29.63%) Service Delivery
6 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
6 8 (29.63%) Refactoring
7 5 (18.52%) MVC
8 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (11.11%) Database Security
8 3 (11.11%) DevOps
8 3 (11.11%) Line Management
9 2 (7.41%) BDD
10 1 (3.70%) Change Control
10 1 (3.70%) Information Security
10 1 (3.70%) TDD
10 1 (3.70%) Information Management
10 1 (3.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 23 (85.19%) SQL
2 19 (70.37%) C#
3 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 11 (40.74%) C++
5 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.70%) VB
6 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 8 (29.63%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.70%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) Oracle
2 3 (11.11%) Citrix
3 2 (7.41%) ESRI
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
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