The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Taunton 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 27 April 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)
Somerset / Taunton
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 6 10
Rank change year-on-year +1 +4  
Contract jobs citing SQL 11 4 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 27.50% 11.43% 22.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 52.38% 50.00% 55.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 27
Median daily rate £378 £450 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.11% +36.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £430 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £470 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +2.73% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +63.26% -2.00%  

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 Taunton with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Taunton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 21 8 56
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 52.50% 22.86% 41.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 51
Median daily rate £373 £431 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.62% +31.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £400 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £475 £537
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +7.04%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Taunton 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 Taunton

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Taunton

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Taunton over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Taunton

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Taunton

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 Taunton region with a requirement for SQL.

1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (56.25%) .NET
3 8 (50.00%) Java
3 8 (50.00%) Open Source
4 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
5 6 (37.50%) C#
6 5 (31.25%) Scrum
6 5 (31.25%) Hadoop
6 5 (31.25%) BDD
6 5 (31.25%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
7 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 4 (25.00%) TDD
7 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 4 (25.00%) JIRA
7 4 (25.00%) QA
7 4 (25.00%) XML
8 3 (18.75%) Windows
8 3 (18.75%) Web Services
8 3 (18.75%) HP UFT
8 3 (18.75%) WATIR
8 3 (18.75%) Selenium
8 3 (18.75%) Ruby
8 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
8 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
8 3 (18.75%) Sahi
8 3 (18.75%) Test Planning
8 3 (18.75%) SpecFlow

SQL
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 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) K2 blackpearl
1 1 (6.25%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
1 1 (6.25%) LAN
1 1 (6.25%) VPN
1 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Hadoop
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (25.00%) JIRA
3 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
3 3 (18.75%) HP UFT
3 3 (18.75%) Sahi
3 3 (18.75%) Selenium
3 3 (18.75%) SpecFlow
3 3 (18.75%) WATIR
4 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
5 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (6.25%) Back Office
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) SQL Developer
3 6 (37.50%) .NET Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Administrator
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Product Owner
6 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Developer in Test
6 1 (6.25%) Product Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Product Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Product Owner
6 1 (6.25%) Scrum Product Owner
6 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (6.25%) Tableau Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Administrator
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) .NET
2 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (25.00%) XML
3 3 (18.75%) Gherkin
3 3 (18.75%) Web Services
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (6.25%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) AIX
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Open Source
3 5 (31.25%) BDD
3 5 (31.25%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (31.25%) Scrum
4 4 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 4 (25.00%) TDD
5 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
5 3 (18.75%) Test Planning
6 2 (12.50%) Kanban
7 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Line Management
7 1 (6.25%) Pair Programming
7 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
7 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (18.75%) Ruby
4 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) ISEB
4 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle
1 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
1 1 (6.25%) Tableau
1 1 (6.25%) VMware