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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 43 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 26.88% 16.98% 24.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 66.15% 40.91% 76.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 7 2
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£327 £318 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% +2.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £25.37
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.50%
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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
65 22 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 40.63% 41.51% 32.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 16 3
Average daily rate £332 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.23% +4.83%
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 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 74 (71.15%) Security Cleared
2 72 (69.23%) SC Cleared
3 65 (62.50%) C#
4 59 (56.73%) Scrum
5 52 (50.00%) .NET
6 41 (39.42%) T-SQL
7 40 (38.46%) SQL Server
7 40 (38.46%) Unit Testing
8 38 (36.54%) ASP.NET
9 31 (29.81%) ASP.NET MVC
10 27 (25.96%) Oracle
11 23 (22.12%) SQL Server 2008
12 22 (21.15%) Team Foundation Server
13 20 (19.23%) SLA
13 20 (19.23%) SQL Server 2012
13 20 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 18 (17.31%) Oracle Database
15 16 (15.38%) Oracle Database 10g
15 16 (15.38%) Back Office
15 16 (15.38%) MVC
15 16 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
16 15 (14.42%) TDD
16 15 (14.42%) SQL Server 2005
16 15 (14.42%) .NET Framework
16 15 (14.42%) Code Coverage
16 15 (14.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 14 (13.46%) Performance Tuning
17 14 (13.46%) Oracle RMAN
17 14 (13.46%) SOA
17 14 (13.46%) Visual Studio

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (11.54%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 2 (1.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.88%) Summit
2 1 (0.96%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.96%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 23 (22.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (19.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 18 (17.31%) Oracle Database
5 16 (15.38%) Oracle Database 10g
5 16 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
6 15 (14.42%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (10.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (6.73%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (5.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (2.88%) DB2
11 3 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (2.88%) Oracle ODI
11 3 (2.88%) Big Data
12 2 (1.92%) DTS
13 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (21.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (13.46%) Visual Studio
3 12 (11.54%) SpecFlow
4 6 (5.77%) Selenium
5 1 (0.96%) eggPlant
General
1 16 (15.38%) Back Office
2 3 (2.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 56 (53.85%) Developer
2 47 (45.19%) .NET Developer
3 29 (27.88%) SQL Developer
4 22 (21.15%) DBA
5 21 (20.19%) SQL DBA
6 15 (14.42%) Analyst
7 7 (6.73%) Test Analyst
8 6 (5.77%) Data Analyst
8 6 (5.77%) C# Developer
8 6 (5.77%) SQL Server DBA
8 6 (5.77%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (4.81%) Team Leader
9 5 (4.81%) Oracle DBA
9 5 (4.81%) Test Team Leader
9 5 (4.81%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (4.81%) Administrator
10 4 (3.85%) Graduate
10 4 (3.85%) Graduate Developer
11 3 (2.88%) Test Leader
11 3 (2.88%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (50.00%) .NET
2 38 (36.54%) ASP.NET
3 31 (29.81%) ASP.NET MVC
4 20 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 15 (14.42%) .NET Framework
5 15 (14.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 10 (9.62%) Gherkin
7 5 (4.81%) WCF
7 5 (4.81%) HTML
7 5 (4.81%) CSS
8 4 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (3.85%) XML
8 4 (3.85%) LINQ
8 4 (3.85%) jQuery
9 3 (2.88%) WPF
9 3 (2.88%) WF
9 3 (2.88%) Task Parallel Library
9 3 (2.88%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 2 (1.92%) LINQ to SQL
10 2 (1.92%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.62%) Clustering
2 4 (3.85%) GIS
2 4 (3.85%) Statistics
3 3 (2.88%) Data Extraction
3 3 (2.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.96%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.85%) Windows
2 3 (2.88%) UNIX
2 3 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (56.73%) Scrum
2 40 (38.46%) Unit Testing
3 16 (15.38%) MVC
4 15 (14.42%) TDD
4 15 (14.42%) Code Coverage
5 14 (13.46%) Performance Tuning
5 14 (13.46%) SOA
5 14 (13.46%) Automated Testing
5 14 (13.46%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (11.54%) BDD
7 11 (10.58%) Software Testing
8 6 (5.77%) Risk Analysis
8 6 (5.77%) Test Scripting
9 5 (4.81%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (4.81%) Business Analysis
9 5 (4.81%) Project Management
9 5 (4.81%) ITIL
9 5 (4.81%) User Stories
10 4 (3.85%) Migration
10 4 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 65 (62.50%) C#
2 41 (39.42%) T-SQL
3 8 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.81%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.88%) C++
6 2 (1.92%) PHP
7 1 (0.96%) R
Qualifications
1 74 (71.15%) Security Cleared
2 72 (69.23%) SC Cleared
3 13 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 13 (12.50%) ISEB
4 11 (10.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (7.69%) DV Cleared
6 4 (3.85%) Degree
7 1 (0.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (19.23%) SLA
2 3 (2.88%) ISO 14001
2 3 (2.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (13.46%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 14 (13.46%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 27 (25.96%) Oracle
2 13 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.88%) Greenplum
3 3 (2.88%) Netezza
4 1 (0.96%) HP
4 1 (0.96%) SAP
4 1 (0.96%) Citrix
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