The table below looks at the statistics for SQL 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 over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 5 19
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Contract jobs citing SQL 9 26 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 18.75% 28.26% 2.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 60.00% 59.09% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 23 1
Average daily rate £438 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £28.69 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +2.46%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Taunton region.

Programming Languages Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
15 44 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 31.25% 47.83% 28.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 40 16
Average daily rate £425 £413 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.90% +14.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £675 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Taunton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Taunton region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Taunton region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Taunton region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton region citing SQL 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.

1 37 (74.00%) .NET
2 34 (68.00%) C#
2 34 (68.00%) SQL Server
3 32 (64.00%) Windows
4 28 (56.00%) Oracle
4 28 (56.00%) HTML
5 25 (50.00%) Automated Testing
5 25 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 24 (48.00%) JavaScript
7 23 (46.00%) ASP.NET
7 23 (46.00%) IIS
7 23 (46.00%) SharePoint
8 22 (44.00%) Unit Testing
9 20 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (40.00%) Windows Server
10 19 (38.00%) Software Engineering
10 19 (38.00%) Security Cleared
10 19 (38.00%) C++
11 18 (36.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 18 (36.00%) .NET Framework
12 15 (30.00%) SC Cleared
12 15 (30.00%) ITIL
12 15 (30.00%) UML
13 14 (28.00%) Service Delivery
14 13 (26.00%) Scrum
14 13 (26.00%) Refactoring
15 12 (24.00%) Selenium
16 11 (22.00%) Web Services
16 11 (22.00%) SpecFlow
17 10 (20.00%) WCF

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton region citing SQL 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (46.00%) IIS
1 23 (46.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.00%) CMS
2 5 (10.00%) EPiServer CMS
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.00%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (68.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.00%) Oracle Database
3 5 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.00%) DataStage
4 1 (2.00%) DB2
4 1 (2.00%) GIS
4 1 (2.00%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (2.00%) MySQL
4 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.00%) QGIS
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (24.00%) Selenium
3 11 (22.00%) SpecFlow
4 8 (16.00%) Visual Studio
5 5 (10.00%) Jenkins
6 4 (8.00%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.00%) GitLab
7 1 (2.00%) Gradle
7 1 (2.00%) JBehave
7 1 (2.00%) JIRA
7 1 (2.00%) Maven
General
1 5 (10.00%) Back Office
2 4 (8.00%) Finance
3 2 (4.00%) Publishing
4 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (68.00%) Developer
2 24 (48.00%) .NET Developer
3 10 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 7 (14.00%) DBA
5 6 (12.00%) Administrator
5 6 (12.00%) SQL DBA
6 5 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
6 5 (10.00%) Web Developer
7 4 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (8.00%) C# Developer
7 4 (8.00%) EPiServer Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Software Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Test Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) Software Developer
10 1 (2.00%) Analyst
10 1 (2.00%) Architect
10 1 (2.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (74.00%) .NET
2 28 (56.00%) HTML
3 23 (46.00%) ASP.NET
4 18 (36.00%) .NET Framework
5 11 (22.00%) Web Services
6 10 (20.00%) WCF
7 9 (18.00%) CSS
8 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (8.00%) HTML5
9 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (2.00%) AngularJS
10 1 (2.00%) Backbone.js
10 1 (2.00%) PostGIS
10 1 (2.00%) REST
10 1 (2.00%) Spring
10 1 (2.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.00%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.00%) Data Conversion
4 1 (2.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 32 (64.00%) Windows
2 20 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 18 (36.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.00%) AIX
5 1 (2.00%) Linux
5 1 (2.00%) Solaris
5 1 (2.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 22 (44.00%) Unit Testing
3 20 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (38.00%) Software Engineering
5 15 (30.00%) ITIL
5 15 (30.00%) UML
6 14 (28.00%) Service Delivery
7 13 (26.00%) Refactoring
7 13 (26.00%) Scrum
8 6 (12.00%) Database Security
8 6 (12.00%) DevOps
8 6 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (10.00%) Change Management
9 5 (10.00%) ETL
9 5 (10.00%) High Availability
9 5 (10.00%) Line Management
9 5 (10.00%) OO
9 5 (10.00%) OOD
9 5 (10.00%) Web Development
10 4 (8.00%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 34 (68.00%) C#
2 24 (48.00%) JavaScript
3 19 (38.00%) C++
4 6 (12.00%) PowerShell
5 4 (8.00%) TypeScript
6 2 (4.00%) Java
7 1 (2.00%) Python
7 1 (2.00%) Ruby
7 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (38.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.00%) Docker
1 1 (2.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 28 (56.00%) Oracle
2 6 (12.00%) Citrix
2 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.00%) EPiServer
4 1 (2.00%) VMware
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