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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 5 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 8 15 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 21.05% 18.75% 14.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 80.00% 46.88% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 18
Median daily rate £425 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £307 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £29.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+6.77% +31.11%
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 32 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 26.32% 40.00% 18.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 29 21
Median daily rate £400 £373 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.38% +6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £311 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +32.00%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 6 (66.67%) .NET
1 6 (66.67%) C#
1 6 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Scrum
3 4 (44.44%) IIS
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
3 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) WF
4 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (33.33%) NServiceBus
4 3 (33.33%) K2 blackpearl
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) Workflow
4 3 (33.33%) TDD
4 3 (33.33%) Pair Programming
4 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) SAN
5 2 (22.22%) SharePoint

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 4 (44.44%) IIS
2 3 (33.33%) K2 blackpearl
2 3 (33.33%) NServiceBus
3 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (11.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium
3 1 (11.11%) SonarQube
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 3 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (22.22%) Server Support
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (33.33%) WF
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (11.11%) CSS
4 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
4 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (44.44%) Scrum
2 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Pair Programming
3 3 (33.33%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) Workflow
4 2 (22.22%) Kanban
4 2 (22.22%) Line Management
4 2 (22.22%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) Release Management
5 1 (11.11%) SDLC
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
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