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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Somerset / Taunton
Rank 10 8 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 6 6 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 12.00% 11.76% 36.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.00% 60.00% 72.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 30
Median daily rate £280 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £338 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £488 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -23.72%

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
12 10 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 24.00% 19.61% 50.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 42
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £345 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £500 £658
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Taunton region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Taunton region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 24 (100.00%) C#
2 23 (95.83%) .NET
2 23 (95.83%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (79.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (75.00%) Scrum
5 14 (58.33%) Automated Testing
6 13 (54.17%) Software Engineering
6 13 (54.17%) Kanban
7 11 (45.83%) Security Cleared
7 11 (45.83%) ASP.NET
8 10 (41.67%) MVC
8 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (41.67%) BDD
8 10 (41.67%) QA
8 10 (41.67%) WPF
8 10 (41.67%) Unit Testing
9 8 (33.33%) .NET Framework
9 8 (33.33%) Pair Programming
9 8 (33.33%) Line Management
10 7 (29.17%) TDD
10 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
10 7 (29.17%) SpecFlow
10 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (25.00%) NServiceBus
11 6 (25.00%) Manual Testing
11 6 (25.00%) Web Development
11 6 (25.00%) Visual Studio
11 6 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
12 5 (20.83%) Cucumber
13 4 (16.67%) Gherkin

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (25.00%) NServiceBus
2 1 (4.17%) IIS
2 1 (4.17%) K2 blackpearl
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (79.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (29.17%) SpecFlow
3 6 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 5 (20.83%) Cucumber
5 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
6 1 (4.17%) NUnit
6 1 (4.17%) Selenium
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 7 (29.17%) C# Developer
4 5 (20.83%) C# Software Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Test Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) .NET Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Tester
7 1 (4.17%) Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Software Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Test Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (95.83%) .NET
2 11 (45.83%) ASP.NET
3 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (41.67%) WPF
4 8 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 4 (16.67%) Gherkin
6 3 (12.50%) CSS
6 3 (12.50%) HTML
7 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (4.17%) WF
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (95.83%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (75.00%) Scrum
3 14 (58.33%) Automated Testing
4 13 (54.17%) Kanban
4 13 (54.17%) Software Engineering
5 10 (41.67%) BDD
5 10 (41.67%) MVC
5 10 (41.67%) Unit Testing
6 8 (33.33%) Line Management
6 8 (33.33%) Pair Programming
7 7 (29.17%) TDD
8 6 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (25.00%) Manual Testing
8 6 (25.00%) Web Development
9 4 (16.67%) Software Testing
10 3 (12.50%) Integration Testing
11 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
12 1 (4.17%) Functional Testing
12 1 (4.17%) Non-Functional Testing
12 1 (4.17%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) Security Cleared
2 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (41.67%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft