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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 16 9
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 1 14 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 2.44% 11.20% 18.06%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.29% 28.00% 62.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 34
Median daily rate £250 £328 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.72% -4.65%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+51.16% -25.86%
SQL Server
Somerset

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
7 50 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 17.07% 40.00% 28.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 46 54
Median daily rate £438 £498 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.01% +42.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £545 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £26.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+28.84% -17.46%

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 29 May 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 5 (71.43%) .NET
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 2 (28.57%) ETL
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
5 1 (14.29%) Data Acquisition
5 1 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (14.29%) Data Management
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (14.29%) Data Conversion
5 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
5 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 1 (14.29%) Apache Solr
5 1 (14.29%) Open Source
5 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 1 (14.29%) SSDT
5 1 (14.29%) IBM InfoSphere

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 1 (14.29%) Apache Solr
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) DataStage
1 1 (14.29%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (14.29%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Back Office
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Applications Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Application Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Applications Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Applications Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior C# Application Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 1 (14.29%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) Data Conversion
1 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) ETL
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
1 2 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (14.29%) Data Acquisition
2 1 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (14.29%) Data Management
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) OOD
2 1 (14.29%) Release Management
2 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (14.29%) SOA
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
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