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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 11 5
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL 35 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 23.49% 14.00% 31.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 63.64% 33.33% 61.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 6 6
Average daily rate
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£325 £318 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.36% -3.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £305 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £338 £386
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 £26.00 £23.48 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+10.73% -13.83%
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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
55 21 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 36.91% 42.00% 51.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 16 11
Average daily rate £332 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.23% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £299 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £350 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.30 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 70 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 68 (68.00%) SC Cleared
3 61 (61.00%) C#
4 55 (55.00%) Scrum
5 48 (48.00%) .NET
6 45 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (39.00%) SQL Server
8 37 (37.00%) T-SQL
9 36 (36.00%) Unit Testing
10 34 (34.00%) ASP.NET
11 27 (27.00%) Oracle
11 27 (27.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 23 (23.00%) SQL Server 2008
13 20 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
13 20 (20.00%) SLA
13 20 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
14 18 (18.00%) Oracle Database
15 16 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 16 (16.00%) Oracle Database 10g
15 16 (16.00%) MVC
15 16 (16.00%) Oracle Database 11g
16 15 (15.00%) TDD
16 15 (15.00%) Automated Testing
16 15 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
16 15 (15.00%) .NET Framework
16 15 (15.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 14 (14.00%) Performance Tuning
17 14 (14.00%) Back Office
17 14 (14.00%) Oracle RMAN
17 14 (14.00%) SOA

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 12 (12.00%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 2 (2.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Summit
2 1 (1.00%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (39.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (23.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 18 (18.00%) Oracle Database
5 16 (16.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 16 (16.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 15 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (11.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (7.00%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (6.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (3.00%) DB2
11 3 (3.00%) Big Data
11 3 (3.00%) Oracle ODI
12 2 (2.00%) DTS
13 1 (1.00%) Relational Database
13 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 20 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (14.00%) Visual Studio
3 12 (12.00%) SpecFlow
4 6 (6.00%) Selenium
5 1 (1.00%) eggPlant
General
1 14 (14.00%) Back Office
2 3 (3.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 52 (52.00%) Developer
2 43 (43.00%) .NET Developer
3 26 (26.00%) SQL Developer
4 22 (22.00%) DBA
5 21 (21.00%) SQL DBA
6 15 (15.00%) Analyst
7 7 (7.00%) Test Analyst
8 6 (6.00%) Data Analyst
8 6 (6.00%) SQL Server DBA
9 5 (5.00%) Oracle DBA
9 5 (5.00%) C# Developer
9 5 (5.00%) Administrator
9 5 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (5.00%) Test Team Leader
9 5 (5.00%) Team Leader
9 5 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (4.00%) Graduate Developer
10 4 (4.00%) Graduate
11 3 (3.00%) Senior Test Analyst
11 3 (3.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (48.00%) .NET
2 34 (34.00%) ASP.NET
3 27 (27.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 15 (15.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 15 (15.00%) .NET Framework
6 10 (10.00%) Gherkin
7 5 (5.00%) HTML
7 5 (5.00%) WCF
7 5 (5.00%) CSS
8 4 (4.00%) XML
8 4 (4.00%) LINQ
8 4 (4.00%) jQuery
8 4 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (3.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 3 (3.00%) Task Parallel Library
9 3 (3.00%) WPF
9 3 (3.00%) WF
10 2 (2.00%) Middleware
10 2 (2.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.00%) Clustering
2 4 (4.00%) Statistics
2 4 (4.00%) GIS
3 3 (3.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.00%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.00%) User Experience
4 1 (1.00%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.00%) Windows
2 3 (3.00%) UNIX
2 3 (3.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (55.00%) Scrum
2 45 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (36.00%) Unit Testing
4 16 (16.00%) MVC
5 15 (15.00%) Automated Testing
5 15 (15.00%) TDD
6 14 (14.00%) SOA
6 14 (14.00%) Performance Tuning
7 12 (12.00%) Code Coverage
7 12 (12.00%) BDD
8 11 (11.00%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (11.00%) Software Testing
9 6 (6.00%) Risk Analysis
9 6 (6.00%) Test Scripting
10 5 (5.00%) Project Management
10 5 (5.00%) ITIL
10 5 (5.00%) Business Analysis
10 5 (5.00%) User Stories
11 4 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (4.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 61 (61.00%) C#
2 37 (37.00%) T-SQL
3 8 (8.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (5.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.00%) C++
6 2 (2.00%) PHP
7 1 (1.00%) R
Qualifications
1 70 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 68 (68.00%) SC Cleared
3 13 (13.00%) ISEB
3 13 (13.00%) ISTQB
4 11 (11.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (8.00%) DV Cleared
6 4 (4.00%) Degree
7 1 (1.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (20.00%) SLA
2 2 (2.00%) ISO 14001
2 2 (2.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (14.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 14 (14.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 27 (27.00%) Oracle
2 13 (13.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.00%) Netezza
3 3 (3.00%) Greenplum
4 1 (1.00%) HP
4 1 (1.00%) Citrix
4 1 (1.00%) SAP
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