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 30 September 2016 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 5 10 12
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 16 26 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 31.37% 29.55% 14.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 88.89% 72.22% 72.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 25 15
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £310 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £400 £392
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £327
% change year-on-year
- +7.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.60 £31.51 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+25.67% +32.67%
SQL Server
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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
18 36 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 35.29% 40.91% 19.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 33 17
Median daily rate £368 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £313 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £400 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.07 £33.55 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+7.51% +41.26%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Taunton region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 September 2016, 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 16 (88.89%) C#
1 16 (88.89%) .NET
2 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (72.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (55.56%) Scrum
5 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 9 (50.00%) Unit Testing
6 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
7 7 (38.89%) Pair Programming
7 7 (38.89%) Automated Testing
7 7 (38.89%) .NET Framework
7 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET
7 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (33.33%) Line Management
8 6 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (33.33%) MVC
8 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
8 6 (33.33%) Kanban
8 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (27.78%) NServiceBus
9 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
9 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (27.78%) QA
9 5 (27.78%) TDD
10 4 (22.22%) SQL
10 4 (22.22%) IIS
10 4 (22.22%) WPF
10 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (16.67%) WF
11 3 (16.67%) Web Development

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 5 (27.78%) NServiceBus
2 4 (22.22%) IIS
3 3 (16.67%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.56%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 13 (72.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.56%) Selenium
3 1 (5.56%) SonarQube
3 1 (5.56%) SpecFlow
3 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 5 (27.78%) C# Developer
4 4 (22.22%) .NET Developer
5 3 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (16.67%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support
6 1 (5.56%) Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) Server Support
6 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (88.89%) .NET
2 7 (38.89%) .NET Framework
2 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET
3 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (22.22%) WPF
5 3 (16.67%) CSS
5 3 (16.67%) HTML
5 3 (16.67%) WF
6 1 (5.56%) Entity Framework
6 1 (5.56%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) Scrum
3 9 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 7 (38.89%) Automated Testing
4 7 (38.89%) Pair Programming
5 6 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (33.33%) Kanban
5 6 (33.33%) Line Management
5 6 (33.33%) MVC
5 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 5 (27.78%) TDD
7 3 (16.67%) Web Development
7 3 (16.67%) Workflow
8 2 (11.11%) BDD
8 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
9 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
9 1 (5.56%) Manual Testing
9 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) C#
2 4 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) IBM
2 1 (5.56%) VMware