The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £380 per day in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SQL Developer
South West / Somerset
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 30 18
Rank change year-on-year -4 -12  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 7 5 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 3.37% 2.07% 7.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.54% 2.28% 8.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 23
Median daily rate £380 £388 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.93% +13.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £305 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £426 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +7.40% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 198 219 327
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 95.19% 90.87% 96.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 112 176
Median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £180 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 28 42
Median hourly rate £52.50 £32.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.53% -7.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset that featured SQL Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Developer in Somerset

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Developer in Somerset.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Developer in Somerset

SQL Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Developer in Somerset.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Developer in Somerset

SQL Developer
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Developer within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton - 7 £380 -
SQL Developer
South West

SQL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, SQL Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Somerset region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Java
2 9 (60.00%) .NET
2 9 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 8 (53.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (46.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 7 (46.67%) Continuous Deployment
5 6 (40.00%) Open Source
5 6 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (40.00%) C#
5 6 (40.00%) Scrum
5 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 5 (33.33%) BDD
6 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (26.67%) Hadoop
7 4 (26.67%) JIRA
8 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (13.33%) Power BI
9 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (13.33%) Test Planning
9 2 (13.33%) Sahi
9 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
9 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008

SQL Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (26.67%) Hadoop
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (13.33%) Power BI
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (26.67%) JIRA
3 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (13.33%) Eclipse
3 2 (13.33%) HP UFT
3 2 (13.33%) IntelliJ
3 2 (13.33%) Sahi
3 2 (13.33%) Selenium
3 2 (13.33%) SpecFlow
3 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
3 2 (13.33%) WATIR
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (13.33%) Gherkin
2 2 (13.33%) Web Services
2 2 (13.33%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (46.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 7 (46.67%) Continuous Deployment
3 6 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (40.00%) Open Source
3 6 (40.00%) Scrum
4 5 (33.33%) BDD
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
5 2 (13.33%) ETL
5 2 (13.33%) TDD
5 2 (13.33%) Test Planning
6 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
6 1 (6.67%) Migration
6 1 (6.67%) Task Automation
6 1 (6.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (60.00%) Java
3 6 (40.00%) C#
4 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (13.33%) Ruby
5 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle