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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 6 34 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 12.00% 37.78% 23.08%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 60.00% 73.91% 78.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 30 12
Average daily rate £388 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £340 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £477 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +7.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £17.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £28.69 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-24.18% -4.36%
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
10 46 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 20.00% 51.11% 29.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 42 17
Average daily rate £400 £400 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £340 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £655 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £32.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+14.06% +14.28%

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 9 February 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 9 February 2016, 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 36 (80.00%) .NET
2 34 (75.56%) SQL
3 32 (71.11%) C#
3 32 (71.11%) IIS
3 32 (71.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 30 (66.67%) HTML
4 30 (66.67%) JavaScript
5 29 (64.44%) Automated Testing
6 28 (62.22%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (62.22%) ASP.NET
6 28 (62.22%) Unit Testing
7 27 (60.00%) Oracle
7 27 (60.00%) Windows
8 25 (55.56%) SharePoint
9 21 (46.67%) Security Cleared
9 21 (46.67%) Windows Server
10 19 (42.22%) Windows Server 2003
10 19 (42.22%) C++
10 19 (42.22%) Software Engineering
11 18 (40.00%) SC Cleared
12 17 (37.78%) Scrum
13 15 (33.33%) ITIL
13 15 (33.33%) UML
13 15 (33.33%) Selenium
14 14 (31.11%) .NET Framework
14 14 (31.11%) Refactoring
14 14 (31.11%) SpecFlow
14 14 (31.11%) Service Delivery
15 11 (24.44%) Release Management
16 10 (22.22%) HTML5

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 32 (71.11%) IIS
2 25 (55.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.22%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) Oracle Database
2 5 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
2 5 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.22%) DataStage
3 1 (2.22%) DB2
3 1 (2.22%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (2.22%) MySQL
3 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.22%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 32 (71.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (33.33%) Selenium
3 14 (31.11%) SpecFlow
4 9 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 9 (20.00%) TeamCity
4 9 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (15.56%) Back Office
2 4 (8.89%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (71.11%) Developer
2 27 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (15.56%) DBA
3 7 (15.56%) SQL Developer
4 6 (13.33%) Administrator
4 6 (13.33%) SQL DBA
5 5 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 5 (11.11%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (4.44%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Applications Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Migration Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Oracle DBA
7 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (80.00%) .NET
2 30 (66.67%) HTML
3 28 (62.22%) ASP.NET
4 14 (31.11%) .NET Framework
5 10 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
5 10 (22.22%) CSS
5 10 (22.22%) HTML5
5 10 (22.22%) WCF
6 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.22%) Data Conversion
3 1 (2.22%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 27 (60.00%) Windows
2 21 (46.67%) Windows Server
3 19 (42.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.22%) AIX
5 1 (2.22%) Linux
5 1 (2.22%) Solaris
5 1 (2.22%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (64.44%) Automated Testing
2 28 (62.22%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (62.22%) Unit Testing
3 19 (42.22%) Software Engineering
4 17 (37.78%) Scrum
5 15 (33.33%) ITIL
5 15 (33.33%) UML
6 14 (31.11%) Refactoring
6 14 (31.11%) Service Delivery
7 11 (24.44%) Release Management
8 10 (22.22%) MVC
9 9 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
10 6 (13.33%) Database Security
10 6 (13.33%) DevOps
10 6 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (11.11%) High Availability
11 5 (11.11%) Line Management
12 3 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
13 2 (4.44%) Mentoring
13 2 (4.44%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (75.56%) SQL
2 32 (71.11%) C#
3 30 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 19 (42.22%) C++
5 9 (20.00%) TypeScript
6 6 (13.33%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.22%) Java
7 1 (2.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 18 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Nagios
Vendors
1 27 (60.00%) Oracle
2 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.11%) Citrix
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