Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 11 3
Rank change year-on-year +3 -8 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 65 52 176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 12.92% 11.11% 25.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.71% 30.06% 51.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 37 116
Somerset median daily rate £356 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.79% -1.41% +9.23%
10th Percentile £175 £240 £275
90th Percentile £509 £493 £400
South West median daily rate £388 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +7.64% +2.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 29
Somerset median hourly rate £47.50 £33.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.94% -21.43% +20.00%
10th Percentile £32.15 £15.00 £30.00
90th Percentile £49.50 £38.60 £43.70
South West median hourly rate £36.25 £27.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year +34.26% -31.21% +37.72%

SQL is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 205 173 341
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 40.76% 36.97% 49.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 110 204
Somerset median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £270 £235 £263
90th Percentile £509 £463 £434
South West median daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year +6.90% -2.03% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 53
Somerset median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -6.43% +22.14%
10th Percentile £27.55 £31.50 £30.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £46.00 £55.00
South West median hourly rate £39.75 £38.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year +3.25% -1.91% +12.14%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

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 6 months to 22 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath +8 37 £350 +7.69% 15
Yeovil +1 6 £290 -
Taunton -3 6 £280 -20.00% 1
Street -4 2 £406 +35.42% 1
Shepton Mallet - 1 £200 -
SQL
South West

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 29 (44.62%) SQL Server
2 27 (41.54%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (36.92%) Microsoft
4 20 (30.77%) .NET
5 18 (27.69%) C#
6 16 (24.62%) Jenkins
7 15 (23.08%) Scrum
7 15 (23.08%) Git (software)
8 14 (21.54%) Test Automation
8 14 (21.54%) HTML
8 14 (21.54%) Python
9 13 (20.00%) CSS
9 13 (20.00%) MVC
10 12 (18.46%) Java
10 12 (18.46%) JavaScript
11 11 (16.92%) JIRA
12 10 (15.38%) Unit Testing
12 10 (15.38%) Web Development
12 10 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (15.38%) Windows
12 10 (15.38%) Active Directory
12 10 (15.38%) VMware
13 9 (13.85%) Citrix
13 9 (13.85%) ASP.NET
13 9 (13.85%) Bitbucket
13 9 (13.85%) DevOps
14 8 (12.31%) Migration
14 8 (12.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 8 (12.31%) Subversion
15 7 (10.77%) Maven

SQL
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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.15%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.15%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (6.15%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (4.62%) Apache Spark
3 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (4.62%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.08%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.08%) IIS
5 1 (1.54%) Apache
5 1 (1.54%) CMS
5 1 (1.54%) Jupyter
5 1 (1.54%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.54%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.54%) Tornado
5 1 (1.54%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (7.69%) Office 365
2 2 (3.08%) GitHub
3 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.54%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.15%) DHCP
1 4 (6.15%) DNS
1 4 (6.15%) Extranet
1 4 (6.15%) SMS
2 3 (4.62%) Internet
2 3 (4.62%) Intranet
2 3 (4.62%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (3.08%) HTTP
4 1 (1.54%) DMZ
4 1 (1.54%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.54%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (44.62%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (9.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (9.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (6.15%) MySQL
6 3 (4.62%) Hadoop
6 3 (4.62%) NoSQL
6 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (3.08%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.08%) MongoDB
7 2 (3.08%) Power BI
7 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.54%) DB2
8 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.54%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 16 (24.62%) Jenkins
2 15 (23.08%) Git (software)
3 11 (16.92%) JIRA
4 9 (13.85%) Bitbucket
5 8 (12.31%) Subversion
6 7 (10.77%) Ant
6 7 (10.77%) Maven
7 6 (9.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (9.23%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (7.69%) Eclipse
8 5 (7.69%) ScriptRunner
9 4 (6.15%) Cucumber
9 4 (6.15%) Gradle
9 4 (6.15%) JUnit
9 4 (6.15%) NUnit
9 4 (6.15%) Selenium
10 3 (4.62%) JMeter
10 3 (4.62%) LoadRunner
11 2 (3.08%) HP UFT
11 2 (3.08%) ReSharper
General
1 6 (9.23%) Finance
2 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.54%) Electronics
3 1 (1.54%) Marketing
3 1 (1.54%) Military
3 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (36.92%) Developer
2 9 (13.85%) Analyst
3 6 (9.23%) .NET Developer
3 6 (9.23%) DBA
3 6 (9.23%) SQL DBA
4 5 (7.69%) Architect
4 5 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 5 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (7.69%) SQL Developer
5 4 (6.15%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (6.15%) Consultant
5 4 (6.15%) First Line Help Desk Support
5 4 (6.15%) Full Stack Developer
5 4 (6.15%) Help Desk Support
5 4 (6.15%) Java Developer
5 4 (6.15%) JIRA Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Python Developer
5 4 (6.15%) Service Desk Support
6 3 (4.62%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (4.62%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (30.77%) .NET
2 14 (21.54%) HTML
3 13 (20.00%) CSS
4 9 (13.85%) ASP.NET
5 7 (10.77%) jQuery
6 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (9.23%) SOAP
7 5 (7.69%) AngularJS
7 5 (7.69%) HTML5
7 5 (7.69%) XML
8 4 (6.15%) Hibernate
8 4 (6.15%) JSP
8 4 (6.15%) REST
8 4 (6.15%) Spring
9 3 (4.62%) Ajax
9 3 (4.62%) Keras
9 3 (4.62%) NumPy
9 3 (4.62%) Pandas
9 3 (4.62%) SciPy
9 3 (4.62%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) RIA
1 5 (7.69%) Social Media
2 3 (4.62%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.08%) Clustering
3 2 (3.08%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.08%) Replication
3 2 (3.08%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.54%) NHS
4 1 (1.54%) PKI
4 1 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.38%) Windows
2 6 (9.23%) CentOS
2 6 (9.23%) Linux
3 3 (4.62%) Ubuntu
3 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.08%) VMS
5 1 (1.54%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (41.54%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (23.08%) Scrum
3 14 (21.54%) Test Automation
4 13 (20.00%) MVC
5 10 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (15.38%) Unit Testing
5 10 (15.38%) Web Development
6 9 (13.85%) DevOps
7 8 (12.31%) Migration
8 7 (10.77%) TDD
8 7 (10.77%) Waterfall
9 6 (9.23%) E-Commerce
9 6 (9.23%) ITIL
10 5 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (7.69%) Change Control
10 5 (7.69%) ITSM
10 5 (7.69%) Kanban
10 5 (7.69%) Refactoring
10 5 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (6.15%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 18 (27.69%) C#
2 14 (21.54%) Python
3 12 (18.46%) Java
3 12 (18.46%) JavaScript
4 7 (10.77%) Groovy
4 7 (10.77%) T-SQL
5 4 (6.15%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.62%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.62%) C++
6 3 (4.62%) PHP
6 3 (4.62%) Scala
7 2 (3.08%) Jython
7 2 (3.08%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.08%) Ruby
7 2 (3.08%) VBScript
8 1 (1.54%) Ada
8 1 (1.54%) RPG
8 1 (1.54%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 7 (10.77%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.23%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.62%) Docker
4 3 (4.62%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.62%) Samba
4 3 (4.62%) Squid
5 1 (1.54%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) Nagios
1 3 (4.62%) Webmin
1 3 (4.62%) Xymon
2 2 (3.08%) Ansible
2 2 (3.08%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 2 (3.08%) CA Service Virtualization
2 2 (3.08%) SCCM
3 1 (1.54%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (1.54%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.54%) SCOM
3 1 (1.54%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.54%) SCSM
Vendors
1 24 (36.92%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.38%) VMware
3 9 (13.85%) Citrix
4 6 (9.23%) Atlassian
4 6 (9.23%) Oracle
5 5 (7.69%) HP
6 3 (4.62%) AppDynamics
6 3 (4.62%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.62%) Veeam
7 2 (3.08%) ATG
7 2 (3.08%) CA
7 2 (3.08%) hybris
8 1 (1.54%) Cisco
8 1 (1.54%) IBM
8 1 (1.54%) NetApp
8 1 (1.54%) Remedy
8 1 (1.54%) SAP
8 1 (1.54%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.54%) Tableau