The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Taunton region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 63 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 36.21% 15.52% 18.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 74.12% 52.94% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 6 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Programming Languages Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
85 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 48.85% 29.31% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 12 6
Average daily rate £325 £325 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £365
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 £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 24 July 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 24 July 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 66 (72.53%) Security Cleared
2 64 (70.33%) SC Cleared
3 55 (60.44%) C#
4 50 (54.95%) Scrum
5 42 (46.15%) .NET
6 36 (39.56%) SQL Server
7 31 (34.07%) T-SQL
8 30 (32.97%) Unit Testing
9 28 (30.77%) ASP.NET
10 23 (25.27%) Oracle
11 22 (24.18%) SQL Server 2008
11 22 (24.18%) ASP.NET MVC
12 19 (20.88%) SLA
12 19 (20.88%) SQL Server 2012
13 18 (19.78%) Oracle Database
14 16 (17.58%) Team Foundation Server
14 16 (17.58%) Oracle Database 11g
14 16 (17.58%) Oracle Database 10g
15 15 (16.48%) .NET Framework
15 15 (16.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 14 (15.38%) Data Guard
16 14 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
16 14 (15.38%) Visual Studio
16 14 (15.38%) Oracle RMAN
16 14 (15.38%) MVC
16 14 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
17 13 (14.29%) ISEB
17 13 (14.29%) Microsoft
17 13 (14.29%) SOA
17 13 (14.29%) ISTQB

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (13.19%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 1 (1.10%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Summit
2 1 (1.10%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (39.56%) SQL Server
2 22 (24.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (20.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 18 (19.78%) Oracle Database
5 16 (17.58%) Oracle Database 11g
5 16 (17.58%) Oracle Database 10g
6 14 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (10.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (5.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (4.40%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (4.40%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (2.20%) DTS
11 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (17.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (15.38%) Visual Studio
3 12 (13.19%) SpecFlow
4 6 (6.59%) Selenium
5 1 (1.10%) eggPlant
General
1 12 (13.19%) Back Office
2 2 (2.20%) Finance
Job Titles
1 43 (47.25%) Developer
2 38 (41.76%) .NET Developer
3 24 (26.37%) SQL Developer
4 22 (24.18%) DBA
5 21 (23.08%) SQL DBA
6 15 (16.48%) Analyst
7 7 (7.69%) Test Analyst
8 6 (6.59%) Data Analyst
8 6 (6.59%) SQL Server DBA
9 5 (5.49%) C# Developer
9 5 (5.49%) Oracle DBA
9 5 (5.49%) Test Team Leader
9 5 (5.49%) Team Leader
9 5 (5.49%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (5.49%) Administrator
9 5 (5.49%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (4.40%) Graduate
10 4 (4.40%) Graduate Developer
11 3 (3.30%) Senior Test Analyst
11 3 (3.30%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (46.15%) .NET
2 28 (30.77%) ASP.NET
3 22 (24.18%) ASP.NET MVC
4 15 (16.48%) .NET Framework
4 15 (16.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 11 (12.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 10 (10.99%) Gherkin
7 5 (5.49%) HTML
7 5 (5.49%) CSS
7 5 (5.49%) WCF
8 4 (4.40%) jQuery
8 4 (4.40%) LINQ
8 4 (4.40%) XML
8 4 (4.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (3.30%) WPF
9 3 (3.30%) WF
9 3 (3.30%) Task Parallel Library
9 3 (3.30%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 2 (2.20%) LINQ to SQL
10 2 (2.20%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.99%) Clustering
2 4 (4.40%) Statistics
2 4 (4.40%) GIS
3 3 (3.30%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.30%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.10%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.30%) Windows
1 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (54.95%) Scrum
2 30 (32.97%) Unit Testing
3 14 (15.38%) MVC
3 14 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
4 13 (14.29%) SOA
4 13 (14.29%) TDD
5 12 (13.19%) BDD
6 11 (12.09%) Software Testing
7 9 (9.89%) Code Coverage
7 9 (9.89%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (8.79%) Automated Testing
9 6 (6.59%) Test Scripting
9 6 (6.59%) Risk Analysis
10 5 (5.49%) Project Management
10 5 (5.49%) Business Analysis
10 5 (5.49%) User Stories
11 4 (4.40%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (4.40%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (4.40%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (4.40%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (60.44%) C#
2 31 (34.07%) T-SQL
3 8 (8.79%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.30%) C++
5 2 (2.20%) PHP
5 2 (2.20%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 66 (72.53%) Security Cleared
2 64 (70.33%) SC Cleared
3 13 (14.29%) ISEB
3 13 (14.29%) ISTQB
4 11 (12.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (7.69%) DV Cleared
6 4 (4.40%) Degree
7 1 (1.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (20.88%) SLA
2 3 (3.30%) ISO 14001
2 3 (3.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (15.38%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 14 (15.38%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 23 (25.27%) Oracle
2 13 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.10%) SAP
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