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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 9 8 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL 32 38 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 24.81% 17.35% 26.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 57.14% 67.86% 81.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 31 8
Average daily rate
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£330 £330 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £308 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £375 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +18.18%
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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
56 56 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 43.41% 25.57% 32.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 45 13
Average daily rate £328 £349 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.94% +8.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £398 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.20 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.55% +3.42%

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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 2015, 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 45 (75.00%) .NET
2 28 (46.67%) C#
3 27 (45.00%) SQL Server
4 25 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (36.67%) Unit Testing
6 19 (31.67%) ASP.NET
7 18 (30.00%) Security Cleared
8 17 (28.33%) .NET Framework
9 16 (26.67%) Microsoft
9 16 (26.67%) MVC
9 16 (26.67%) Scrum
10 15 (25.00%) T-SQL
11 13 (21.67%) SQL Server 2008
12 11 (18.33%) SC Cleared
12 11 (18.33%) Back Office
13 10 (16.67%) JavaScript
13 10 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (16.67%) K2 blackpearl
13 10 (16.67%) Entity Framework
14 9 (15.00%) Visual Studio
14 9 (15.00%) VB.NET
15 8 (13.33%) HTML
15 8 (13.33%) CSS
15 8 (13.33%) WPF
16 7 (11.67%) Web Services
16 7 (11.67%) ESRI
16 7 (11.67%) Enterprise Software
17 6 (10.00%) DV Cleared
17 6 (10.00%) Data Integration
17 6 (10.00%) Test Scripting

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 10 (16.67%) K2 blackpearl
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (45.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (21.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.33%) DTS
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (15.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.67%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.67%) Selenium
General
1 11 (18.33%) Back Office
2 4 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 48 (80.00%) Developer
2 35 (58.33%) .NET Developer
3 20 (33.33%) SQL Developer
4 10 (16.67%) Database Developer
5 7 (11.67%) DBA
6 6 (10.00%) Administrator
6 6 (10.00%) SQL DBA
7 3 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (3.33%) C# Developer
9 1 (1.67%) Software Support Analyst
9 1 (1.67%) SQL Database Developer
9 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Developer
9 1 (1.67%) SQL Server DBA
9 1 (1.67%) VB.NET Developer
9 1 (1.67%) Senior Test Analyst
9 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (1.67%) ETL Developer
9 1 (1.67%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (75.00%) .NET
2 19 (31.67%) ASP.NET
3 17 (28.33%) .NET Framework
4 10 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (16.67%) Entity Framework
5 8 (13.33%) HTML
5 8 (13.33%) CSS
5 8 (13.33%) WPF
6 7 (11.67%) Web Services
7 4 (6.67%) WF
8 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (1.67%) Ajax
9 1 (1.67%) XML
9 1 (1.67%) XHTML
9 1 (1.67%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (10.00%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.67%) Windows
1 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (36.67%) Unit Testing
3 16 (26.67%) MVC
3 16 (26.67%) Scrum
4 6 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 6 (10.00%) CRM
5 5 (8.33%) Web Accessibility
5 5 (8.33%) BDD
6 3 (5.00%) Code Coverage
6 3 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (3.33%) Waterfall
7 2 (3.33%) Automated Testing
8 1 (1.67%) Migration
8 1 (1.67%) Software Testing
8 1 (1.67%) Release Management
8 1 (1.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (1.67%) Security Testing
8 1 (1.67%) Workflow
8 1 (1.67%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 28 (46.67%) C#
2 15 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 10 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 9 (15.00%) VB.NET
5 5 (8.33%) Java
6 4 (6.67%) VB
7 3 (5.00%) Scala
8 1 (1.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (18.33%) SC Cleared
3 6 (10.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.67%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 16 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.67%) ESRI
3 4 (6.67%) Oracle
4 2 (3.33%) Tableau
5 1 (1.67%) VMware
5 1 (1.67%) Citrix