The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
South West / Somerset
Rank 3 15 7
Rank change year-on-year +12 -8  
Contract jobs citing SQL 52 25 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 25.00% 9.43% 18.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.70% 20.66% 48.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 18 38
Median daily rate £350 £425 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.64% +28.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £320 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £749 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £370 £350
% change year-on-year -2.02% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 3
Median hourly rate £43.00 - £32.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 - £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 - £35.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £24.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +66.66% -20.00%  

SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 119 121 131
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 57.21% 45.66% 38.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 57 82
Median daily rate £350 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +13.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 42 8
Median hourly rate £41.50 £42.25 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.77% +17.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £31.20 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset citing SQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Somerset

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Somerset

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Somerset over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Somerset

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Somerset

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Somerset over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SQL in Somerset

SQL
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 within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 26 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 +7 20 £363 -12.12% 15
Yeovil +14 10 - - 1
Taunton -3 6 £235 -44.70% 2
Street -1 1 £400 -3.03% 1
Clevedon - 1 - -
SQL
South West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for SQL.

1 48 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (42.39%) SQL Server
3 30 (32.61%) C#
4 26 (28.26%) Microsoft
5 25 (27.17%) Java
5 25 (27.17%) Finance
5 25 (27.17%) Scrum
5 25 (27.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 24 (26.09%) Security Cleared
6 24 (26.09%) .NET
6 24 (26.09%) Oracle
7 21 (22.83%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (21.74%) HTML
9 19 (20.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 16 (17.39%) SC Cleared
10 16 (17.39%) Git (software)
10 16 (17.39%) XML
11 14 (15.22%) MVC
11 14 (15.22%) CSS
11 14 (15.22%) Data Warehouse
11 14 (15.22%) Team Foundation Server
11 14 (15.22%) TDD
12 13 (14.13%) T-SQL
12 13 (14.13%) SQL Server 2012
13 12 (13.04%) JSP
13 12 (13.04%) Web Services
13 12 (13.04%) Web Development
13 12 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 11 (11.96%) SQL Server 2008
14 11 (11.96%) ASP.NET

SQL
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 7 (7.61%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.52%) IIS
2 6 (6.52%) Tomcat
3 5 (5.43%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (5.43%) WebSphere
4 4 (4.35%) Apache
5 3 (3.26%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (3.26%) JBoss
6 2 (2.17%) Apache Spark
6 2 (2.17%) NServiceBus
6 2 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.17%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.09%) ATG Dynamo
7 1 (1.09%) Drupal
7 1 (1.09%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 8 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.17%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.43%) IaaS
1 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.26%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.09%) GitHub
3 1 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.78%) Internet
2 5 (5.43%) Extranet
3 4 (4.35%) DMZ
4 2 (2.17%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (42.39%) SQL Server
2 25 (27.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (20.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (15.22%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (14.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (11.96%) Oracle Database
7 11 (11.96%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (5.43%) Oracle Database 12c
8 5 (5.43%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (5.43%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (4.35%) Big Data
9 4 (4.35%) NoSQL
9 4 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (4.35%) RDBMS
9 4 (4.35%) Relational Database
9 4 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (3.26%) MongoDB
10 3 (3.26%) Power BI
10 3 (3.26%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 16 (17.39%) Git (software)
2 14 (15.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (10.87%) Jenkins
3 10 (10.87%) Selenium
4 9 (9.78%) Eclipse
4 9 (9.78%) Visual Studio
5 8 (8.70%) Subversion
6 7 (7.61%) Ant
6 7 (7.61%) Cucumber
6 7 (7.61%) Maven
7 6 (6.52%) Apache Buildr
7 6 (6.52%) Gradle
7 6 (6.52%) jMock
7 6 (6.52%) JUnit
7 6 (6.52%) Mercurial
7 6 (6.52%) WATIR
8 5 (5.43%) HP UFT
8 5 (5.43%) IntelliJ
8 5 (5.43%) Sahi
8 5 (5.43%) SpecFlow
General
1 25 (27.17%) Finance
2 11 (11.96%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.26%) Aerospace
3 3 (3.26%) Electronics
3 3 (3.26%) Marketing
3 3 (3.26%) Military
3 3 (3.26%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.17%) Advertising
4 2 (2.17%) Games
4 2 (2.17%) Retail
5 1 (1.09%) Banking
5 1 (1.09%) Billing
Job Titles
1 39 (42.39%) Developer
2 15 (16.30%) SQL Developer
3 11 (11.96%) .NET Developer
4 10 (10.87%) SSIS Developer
5 9 (9.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 9 (9.78%) C# Developer
6 7 (7.61%) Analyst
6 7 (7.61%) DBA
6 7 (7.61%) SSRS Developer
7 6 (6.52%) Architect
7 6 (6.52%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 6 (6.52%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (6.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (6.52%) HTML Developer
7 6 (6.52%) Software Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 5 (5.43%) Java Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) SQL BI Developer
8 5 (5.43%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (26.09%) .NET
2 20 (21.74%) HTML
3 16 (17.39%) XML
4 14 (15.22%) CSS
5 12 (13.04%) JSP
5 12 (13.04%) Web Services
6 11 (11.96%) ASP.NET
7 10 (10.87%) .NET Framework
7 10 (10.87%) HTML5
7 10 (10.87%) Spring
8 7 (7.61%) SOAP
9 6 (6.52%) Ajax
9 6 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 6 (6.52%) EJB
9 6 (6.52%) Gherkin
9 6 (6.52%) Hibernate
9 6 (6.52%) JSF
9 6 (6.52%) LINQ
9 6 (6.52%) RESTful
9 6 (6.52%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.43%) RIA
1 5 (5.43%) Web 2.0
2 4 (4.35%) PKI
3 2 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.09%) NHS
4 1 (1.09%) User Experience
4 1 (1.09%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.78%) Unix
2 6 (6.52%) Windows
3 4 (4.35%) Linux
4 1 (1.09%) AIX
4 1 (1.09%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (27.17%) Scrum
3 21 (22.83%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (15.22%) MVC
4 14 (15.22%) TDD
5 12 (13.04%) Web Development
6 11 (11.96%) Programme Management
7 10 (10.87%) BDD
7 10 (10.87%) ETL
8 9 (9.78%) Software Engineering
9 8 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (8.70%) Kimball Methodology
9 8 (8.70%) Test Automation
9 8 (8.70%) Unit Testing
9 8 (8.70%) Workflow
10 7 (7.61%) E-Commerce
10 7 (7.61%) Pair Programming
10 7 (7.61%) UML
11 6 (6.52%) Data Modelling
11 6 (6.52%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 30 (32.61%) C#
2 25 (27.17%) Java
3 13 (14.13%) T-SQL
4 11 (11.96%) JavaScript
5 8 (8.70%) Ruby
6 7 (7.61%) PowerShell
7 5 (5.43%) Shell Script
8 4 (4.35%) VB.NET
9 3 (3.26%) Ada
9 3 (3.26%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.26%) C++
9 3 (3.26%) Python
10 2 (2.17%) PHP
10 2 (2.17%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.17%) Scala
10 2 (2.17%) VBA
11 1 (1.09%) X++
Qualifications
1 24 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 16 (17.39%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.35%) ISEB
4 2 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.17%) Degree
5 1 (1.09%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.70%) QA
2 1 (1.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (8.70%) Docker
2 3 (3.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.17%) HDFS
4 1 (1.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (5.43%) Ansible
1 5 (5.43%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 2 (2.17%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 26 (28.26%) Microsoft
2 24 (26.09%) Oracle
3 7 (7.61%) ATG
4 4 (4.35%) IBM
4 4 (4.35%) VMware
5 3 (3.26%) IFS
5 3 (3.26%) SAP
5 3 (3.26%) Sybase
6 1 (1.09%) BEA
6 1 (1.09%) Cisco
6 1 (1.09%) Cognos
6 1 (1.09%) Google
6 1 (1.09%) hybris
6 1 (1.09%) Informatica
6 1 (1.09%) Jaspersoft
6 1 (1.09%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.09%) Tableau
6 1 (1.09%) Talend
6 1 (1.09%) Teradata
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