The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £306 per day in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Developer
South West / Somerset
Rank 28 36 11
Rank change year-on-year +8 -25  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 8 2 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 3.85% 0.76% 12.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.98% 0.77% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 28
Median daily rate £306 £400 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.43% +21.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £340 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £460 £482
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £34.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £51.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -21.56% +36.00%  

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 201 261 324
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 96.63% 99.24% 96.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 138 202
Median daily rate £350 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.63% +17.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £288 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £530 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 52 21
Median hourly rate £39.50 £42.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +141.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.78 £17.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £57.00 £45.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Developer in Somerset over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Developer in Somerset

SQL Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 March 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
Bath 0 3 £350 +7.69% 3
Taunton -4 2 £240 -49.42%
SQL Developer
South West

SQL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 (93.75%) SQL
2 13 (81.25%) SQL Server
3 11 (68.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (43.75%) C#
7 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
8 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
8 5 (31.25%) T-SQL
8 5 (31.25%) .NET
8 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
10 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
10 3 (18.75%) QA
10 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (18.75%) TDD
10 3 (18.75%) XML
10 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
11 2 (12.50%) Power BI
11 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
11 2 (12.50%) Test Planning
11 2 (12.50%) SpecFlow
11 2 (12.50%) Gherkin
11 2 (12.50%) Open Source

SQL Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) K2 blackpearl
1 1 (6.25%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (81.25%) SQL Server
2 11 (68.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (12.50%) Power BI
8 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
8 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
8 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 2 (12.50%) HP UFT
2 2 (12.50%) Sahi
2 2 (12.50%) Selenium
2 2 (12.50%) SpecFlow
2 2 (12.50%) WATIR
3 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
2 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
2 3 (18.75%) XML
3 2 (12.50%) Gherkin
3 2 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (6.25%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (18.75%) TDD
3 2 (12.50%) BDD
3 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 2 (12.50%) ETL
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Open Source
3 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 2 (12.50%) Test Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) HOOD
4 1 (6.25%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (6.25%) Line Management
4 1 (6.25%) MVC
4 1 (6.25%) Scrum
4 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) C#
3 5 (31.25%) T-SQL
4 2 (12.50%) Java
4 2 (12.50%) Ruby
5 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle