Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Taunton with a requirement for SQL Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server over the 6 months to 19 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.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Somerset > Taunton
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 4 7
Rank change year-on-year -7 +3 +14
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 12 26 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 9.92% 26.00% 31.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 40.00% 92.86% 74.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 26 59
Taunton median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £298 £249 £301
90th Percentile £397 £475 £400
Somerset median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Taunton median hourly rate £24.00 - -
Somerset median hourly rate £47.50 - -

SQL Server is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Taunton with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Taunton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 30 28 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 24.79% 28.00% 42.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 28 77
Taunton median daily rate £352 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.57% -6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £272 £254 £299
90th Percentile £490 £470 £400
Somerset median daily rate £375 £365 £353
% change year-on-year +2.74% +3.55% +11.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Taunton median hourly rate £24.00 - -
Somerset median hourly rate £47.50 £12.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +280.00% -58.33% -21.57%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Taunton

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Taunton

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Taunton over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in Taunton

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Taunton

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 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 Taunton region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 9 (75.00%) .NET
2 8 (66.67%) C#
2 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 8 (66.67%) MVC
3 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (58.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (50.00%) Scrum
4 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
6 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
7 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 3 (25.00%) Pair Programming
7 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (25.00%) Web Development
7 3 (25.00%) WCF
7 3 (25.00%) WPF
7 3 (25.00%) SQL
7 3 (25.00%) BDD
8 2 (16.67%) Line Management
8 2 (16.67%) VBA
8 2 (16.67%) SAP
8 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
8 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
9 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
9 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
9 1 (8.33%) SAP Basis
9 1 (8.33%) Sybase ASE

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Taunton 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 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (8.33%) SAP HANA
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (8.33%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Electronics
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Lead C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Basis Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) .NET
2 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (25.00%) WCF
4 3 (25.00%) WPF
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (8.33%) CSS
5 1 (8.33%) CSS3
5 1 (8.33%) HTML
5 1 (8.33%) HTML5
5 1 (8.33%) SAP Basis
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) MVC
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) Scrum
4 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 3 (25.00%) BDD
5 3 (25.00%) Pair Programming
5 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Web Development
6 2 (16.67%) Line Management
7 1 (8.33%) Acceptance Criteria
7 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (8.33%) Migration
7 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
7 1 (8.33%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) VBA
4 1 (8.33%) ABAP
4 1 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Sybase