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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 1 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 51 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 49.04% 7.84% 20.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 83.61% 33.33% 46.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 1 4
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£330 £300 £309
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £300 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £19.30 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.00%
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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
61 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 58.65% 23.53% 44.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 8 9
Average daily rate £330 £375 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +9.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £21.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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 55 (63.22%) C#
2 54 (62.07%) .NET
3 47 (54.02%) T-SQL
4 46 (52.87%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (48.28%) Scrum
6 36 (41.38%) ASP.NET
7 35 (40.23%) Security Cleared
8 33 (37.93%) SC Cleared
8 33 (37.93%) Unit Testing
8 33 (37.93%) SQL Server
9 31 (35.63%) ASP.NET MVC
10 30 (34.48%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 29 (33.33%) Automated Testing
12 27 (31.03%) Team Foundation Server
13 22 (25.29%) Microsoft
14 21 (24.14%) Code Coverage
14 21 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (17.24%) Visual Studio
16 14 (16.09%) SQL Server 2008
17 13 (14.94%) TDD
18 12 (13.79%) BDD
18 12 (13.79%) SpecFlow
19 10 (11.49%) Gherkin
19 10 (11.49%) ISEB
19 10 (11.49%) Web Services
19 10 (11.49%) Back Office
20 9 (10.34%) Software Testing
20 9 (10.34%) .NET Framework
21 8 (9.20%) ISTQB
21 8 (9.20%) Test Scripting

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 5 (5.75%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 2 (2.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.15%) MS Office
2 1 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) SAP HR
1 2 (2.30%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (1.15%) Summit
2 1 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.15%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (37.93%) SQL Server
2 14 (16.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.60%) Big Data
4 4 (4.60%) Oracle ODI
4 4 (4.60%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.60%) DB2
4 4 (4.60%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.45%) DTS
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (31.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (17.24%) Visual Studio
3 12 (13.79%) SpecFlow
4 6 (6.90%) Selenium
5 3 (3.45%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.30%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.15%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.15%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.15%) Hudson
General
1 10 (11.49%) Back Office
2 8 (9.20%) Finance
3 1 (1.15%) Electronics
3 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.15%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 53 (60.92%) Developer
2 39 (44.83%) .NET Developer
3 22 (25.29%) SQL Developer
4 18 (20.69%) Analyst
5 10 (11.49%) Database Developer
6 9 (10.34%) Test Analyst
7 7 (8.05%) DBA
7 7 (8.05%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (6.90%) Data Analyst
8 6 (6.90%) C# Developer
8 6 (6.90%) Senior Test Analyst
8 6 (6.90%) SQL DBA
8 6 (6.90%) Administrator
9 4 (4.60%) Agile .NET Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 3 (3.45%) Team Leader
10 3 (3.45%) Test Team Leader
11 2 (2.30%) SQL Data Analyst
11 2 (2.30%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (62.07%) .NET
2 36 (41.38%) ASP.NET
3 31 (35.63%) ASP.NET MVC
4 30 (34.48%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 10 (11.49%) Gherkin
5 10 (11.49%) Web Services
6 9 (10.34%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.30%) SOAP
8 1 (1.15%) Middleware
8 1 (1.15%) CSS
8 1 (1.15%) HTML
8 1 (1.15%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (1.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.05%) Data Extraction
2 6 (6.90%) Data Structures
2 6 (6.90%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.30%) Replication
4 1 (1.15%) DTV
4 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.60%) UNIX
2 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.15%) Windows
2 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (52.87%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (48.28%) Scrum
3 33 (37.93%) Unit Testing
4 29 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 21 (24.14%) Code Coverage
5 21 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (14.94%) TDD
7 12 (13.79%) BDD
8 9 (10.34%) Software Testing
9 8 (9.20%) Test Scripting
9 8 (9.20%) Migration
10 7 (8.05%) ITIL
10 7 (8.05%) Data Migration
10 7 (8.05%) Test Automation
11 6 (6.90%) Data Architecture
11 6 (6.90%) Integration Testing
11 6 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (6.90%) CRM
11 6 (6.90%) SOA
11 6 (6.90%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 55 (63.22%) C#
2 47 (54.02%) T-SQL
3 6 (6.90%) Java
4 5 (5.75%) PL/SQL
5 4 (4.60%) VB
6 3 (3.45%) Scala
7 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.15%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.15%) R
Qualifications
1 35 (40.23%) Security Cleared
2 33 (37.93%) SC Cleared
3 10 (11.49%) ISEB
4 8 (9.20%) ISTQB
5 6 (6.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (5.75%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.15%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.15%) SLA
2 1 (1.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 22 (25.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.90%) Oracle
3 4 (4.60%) Netezza
3 4 (4.60%) Greenplum
4 3 (3.45%) SAP
5 1 (1.15%) Citrix
5 1 (1.15%) HP
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Rate: £450 - 500 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
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Rate: £350 - £50 per day all inclusive
Posted: 24 days ago