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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
Somerset / Taunton
Rank 9 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL 7 10 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 14.89% 22.22% 29.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.93% 71.43% 57.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 28
Median daily rate £230 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.88% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £380 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £485 £482
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
- +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £22.52 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+77.61% -24.93%

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 14 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 57.45% 31.11% 50.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 10 50
Median daily rate £280 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.11% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £350 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £475 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

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
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 28 February 2017, 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 8 (66.67%) C#
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (58.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (50.00%) BDD
4 4 (33.33%) ISEB
4 4 (33.33%) .NET
4 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 3 (25.00%) XML
5 3 (25.00%) Windows
5 3 (25.00%) TDD
5 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (25.00%) QA
5 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (16.67%) WATIR
6 2 (16.67%) Selenium
6 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 2 (16.67%) Ruby
6 2 (16.67%) SpecFlow
6 2 (16.67%) Gherkin
6 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 2 (16.67%) Web Services
6 2 (16.67%) HP UFT
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 2 (16.67%) Java
6 2 (16.67%) Test Planning
6 2 (16.67%) Sahi
6 2 (16.67%) Open Source
6 2 (16.67%) Cucumber

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 1 (8.33%) IIS
1 1 (8.33%) K2 blackpearl
1 1 (8.33%) NServiceBus
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 2 (16.67%) HP UFT
3 2 (16.67%) Sahi
3 2 (16.67%) Selenium
3 2 (16.67%) SpecFlow
3 2 (16.67%) WATIR
4 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Developer
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 1 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Architect
5 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
5 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Developer in Test
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (25.00%) XML
3 2 (16.67%) Gherkin
3 2 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (8.33%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) AIX
2 1 (8.33%) Android
2 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) BDD
3 3 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (16.67%) Open Source
4 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 2 (16.67%) Test Planning
5 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Kanban
5 1 (8.33%) Line Management
5 1 (8.33%) Pair Programming
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) Ruby
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) ISEB
3 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) Mitel
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
1 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (8.33%) VMware