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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 26 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 11 34 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 7.28% 15.96% 23.08%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 26.83% 91.89% 72.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 28 3
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£328 £375 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.53% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £328 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £557 £400 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
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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
41 37 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 27.15% 17.37% 32.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 29 9
Average daily rate £473 £363 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.34% +16.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £328 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £400 £316
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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
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 21 April 2015.

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 21 April 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 30 (71.43%) .NET
2 28 (66.67%) SQL
3 24 (57.14%) C#
3 24 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 17 (40.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (35.71%) Back Office
5 15 (35.71%) Visual Studio
6 13 (30.95%) Unit Testing
7 12 (28.57%) T-SQL
8 11 (26.19%) ASP.NET
8 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (26.19%) .NET Framework
9 10 (23.81%) Test Scripting
10 9 (21.43%) Security Cleared
10 9 (21.43%) Scrum
11 7 (16.67%) Web Services
11 7 (16.67%) CRM
11 7 (16.67%) Data Integration
12 6 (14.29%) VB.NET
12 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (14.29%) K2 blackpearl
13 5 (11.90%) Web Accessibility
13 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
13 5 (11.90%) VB
14 4 (9.52%) Java
14 4 (9.52%) MVC
14 4 (9.52%) Finance
14 4 (9.52%) DV Cleared
14 4 (9.52%) Scala
14 4 (9.52%) Entity Framework

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 6 (14.29%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (2.38%) NServiceBus
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (40.48%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (35.71%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (35.71%) Back Office
2 4 (9.52%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (73.81%) Developer
2 18 (42.86%) .NET Developer
3 11 (26.19%) Database Developer
4 9 (21.43%) DBA
5 8 (19.05%) Administrator
6 7 (16.67%) SQL Developer
6 7 (16.67%) SQL DBA
7 2 (4.76%) Server Administrator
7 2 (4.76%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (4.76%) AWS Developer
8 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.38%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Architect
8 1 (2.38%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.38%) SQL Database Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Developer
8 1 (2.38%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.38%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (71.43%) .NET
2 11 (26.19%) ASP.NET
2 11 (26.19%) .NET Framework
3 7 (16.67%) Web Services
4 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (9.52%) Entity Framework
6 3 (7.14%) WPF
7 2 (4.76%) WF
7 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) Unit Testing
2 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (23.81%) Test Scripting
4 9 (21.43%) Scrum
5 7 (16.67%) CRM
6 5 (11.90%) Web Accessibility
7 4 (9.52%) MVC
8 3 (7.14%) Automated Testing
9 2 (4.76%) Waterfall
10 1 (2.38%) BDD
10 1 (2.38%) Change Control
10 1 (2.38%) Release Management
10 1 (2.38%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (2.38%) Information Security
10 1 (2.38%) Information Management
10 1 (2.38%) Workflow
10 1 (2.38%) ITIL
10 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2
10 1 (2.38%) UML
10 1 (2.38%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 28 (66.67%) SQL
2 24 (57.14%) C#
3 12 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 6 (14.29%) VB.NET
5 5 (11.90%) VB
6 4 (9.52%) Java
6 4 (9.52%) Scala
7 1 (2.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.52%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) ISEB
4 1 (2.38%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) ISO 9000
1 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 24 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle
3 2 (4.76%) ESRI
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