The table below looks at the statistics for SQL 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 over the 3 months to 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 17 6 1
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL 3 35 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 4.76% 35.71% 48.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.11% 64.81% 85.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 34 48
Median daily rate £280 £394 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +19.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £400 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.81% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.48 £30.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+4.91% +15.38%
SQL
Somerset

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
27 54 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 42.86% 55.10% 57.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 53 56
Median daily rate £310 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.33% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.29%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Taunton region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 11 December 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 11 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL 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.

1 7 (63.64%) C#
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (45.45%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
3 5 (45.45%) Scrum
4 4 (36.36%) Workflow
4 4 (36.36%) TDD
4 4 (36.36%) Pair Programming
4 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (36.36%) K2 blackpearl
4 4 (36.36%) NServiceBus
4 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
4 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
4 4 (36.36%) Automated Testing
4 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
4 4 (36.36%) WF
4 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
5 3 (27.27%) QA
5 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 3 (27.27%) Kanban
5 3 (27.27%) Line Management
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (27.27%) IIS
6 2 (18.18%) Mitel

SQL
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 (36.36%) K2 blackpearl
1 4 (36.36%) NServiceBus
2 3 (27.27%) IIS
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (9.09%) IaaS
3 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
3 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
4 1 (9.09%) Selenium
4 1 (9.09%) SonarQube
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Developer
2 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
2 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (36.36%) WF
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Android
2 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Continuous Delivery
2 5 (45.45%) Scrum
3 4 (36.36%) Automated Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Pair Programming
3 4 (36.36%) TDD
3 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Workflow
4 3 (27.27%) Kanban
4 3 (27.27%) Line Management
4 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) BDD
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (9.09%) Migration
6 1 (9.09%) Release Management
6 1 (9.09%) SDLC
6 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 2 (18.18%) Mitel
1 2 (18.18%) VMware