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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 16 6
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -10
Contract jobs citing SQL 37 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 37.00% 4.00% 29.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 68.52% 12.50% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 1 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £325 £314
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £19.30 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £27.00 £27.75
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -2.70%
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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
54 24 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 54.00% 32.00% 59.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 18 14
Average daily rate £375 £366 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.45% +18.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £328 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £673 £400 £327
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Average hourly rate - £19.30 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 (65.22%) .NET
2 42 (60.87%) T-SQL
3 41 (59.42%) C#
4 34 (49.28%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (43.48%) Scrum
6 29 (42.03%) ASP.NET
7 28 (40.58%) SQL Server
8 27 (39.13%) Unit Testing
8 27 (39.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 27 (39.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 26 (37.68%) Automated Testing
10 23 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 23 (33.33%) Security Cleared
11 19 (27.54%) SC Cleared
11 19 (27.54%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (27.54%) Microsoft
11 19 (27.54%) Code Coverage
12 13 (18.84%) SQL Server 2008
13 11 (15.94%) Visual Studio
14 10 (14.49%) Web Services
14 10 (14.49%) Back Office
15 9 (13.04%) TDD
16 8 (11.59%) .NET Framework
17 7 (10.14%) Test Scripting
17 7 (10.14%) Finance
18 6 (8.70%) Java
18 6 (8.70%) CRM
18 6 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
18 6 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 6 (8.70%) Test Automation

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 1 (1.45%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) SAP Payroll
1 2 (2.90%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.45%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (40.58%) SQL Server
2 13 (18.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.80%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (5.80%) DB2
4 4 (5.80%) Big Data
4 4 (5.80%) Oracle ODI
5 3 (4.35%) DTS
Development Applications
1 23 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (15.94%) Visual Studio
3 6 (8.70%) SpecFlow
4 4 (5.80%) Selenium
5 3 (4.35%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.90%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.45%) Hudson
7 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.45%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (14.49%) Back Office
2 7 (10.14%) Finance
3 1 (1.45%) Marketing
3 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.45%) Electronics
3 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (66.67%) Developer
2 30 (43.48%) .NET Developer
3 18 (26.09%) SQL Developer
4 10 (14.49%) Database Developer
4 10 (14.49%) Analyst
5 7 (10.14%) DBA
6 6 (8.70%) Administrator
6 6 (8.70%) SQL DBA
7 5 (7.25%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (7.25%) C# Developer
7 5 (7.25%) Test Analyst
8 4 (5.80%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) Senior Test Analyst
10 2 (2.90%) Data Analyst
10 2 (2.90%) Data Architect
10 2 (2.90%) Architect
10 2 (2.90%) Data Manager
10 2 (2.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 2 (2.90%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (65.22%) .NET
2 29 (42.03%) ASP.NET
3 27 (39.13%) ASP.NET MVC
3 27 (39.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 10 (14.49%) Web Services
5 8 (11.59%) .NET Framework
6 4 (5.80%) Gherkin
7 2 (2.90%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Data Integration
2 4 (5.80%) Data Extraction
3 3 (4.35%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.90%) Replication
4 2 (2.90%) NHS
5 1 (1.45%) DTV
5 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.80%) UNIX
2 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (49.28%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (43.48%) Scrum
3 27 (39.13%) Unit Testing
4 26 (37.68%) Automated Testing
5 19 (27.54%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (27.54%) Code Coverage
6 9 (13.04%) TDD
7 7 (10.14%) Test Scripting
8 6 (8.70%) CRM
8 6 (8.70%) Test Automation
8 6 (8.70%) BDD
9 5 (7.25%) Web Accessibility
9 5 (7.25%) Integration Testing
9 5 (7.25%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (7.25%) MVC
10 4 (5.80%) Regression Testing
10 4 (5.80%) Migration
10 4 (5.80%) Data Migration
10 4 (5.80%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 42 (60.87%) T-SQL
2 41 (59.42%) C#
3 6 (8.70%) Java
4 4 (5.80%) PL/SQL
4 4 (5.80%) VB
5 3 (4.35%) Scala
6 1 (1.45%) R
6 1 (1.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 19 (27.54%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.25%) DV Cleared
4 4 (5.80%) ISEB
5 2 (2.90%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.45%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.45%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 19 (27.54%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.25%) Oracle
3 4 (5.80%) Netezza
3 4 (5.80%) Greenplum
4 3 (4.35%) SAP
5 2 (2.90%) Tableau
6 1 (1.45%) Citrix
6 1 (1.45%) HP