Period
to 26 July 2017

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 6 months to 26 July 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
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 12 8
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL 19 6 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 17.76% 7.50% 23.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.23% 50.00% 59.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 50
Taunton median daily rate £370 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.94% +25.00% +3.82%
10th Percentile £232 £413 £307
90th Percentile £409 £478 £444
Somerset median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -1.33% +7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Taunton median hourly rate - - -
Somerset median hourly rate £47.50 £38.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year +22.58% +4.73% +7.50%

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 65 12 94
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 60.75% 15.00% 39.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 7 86
Taunton median daily rate £386 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.12% +25.00% -2.51%
10th Percentile £309 £347 £290
90th Percentile £440 £469 £540
Somerset median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +9.59% +4.29% +7.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Taunton median hourly rate - - -
Somerset median hourly rate £47.50 £40.88 £41.00
% change year-on-year +16.21% -0.30% +17.65%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

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

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 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Taunton

SQL
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 26 July 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 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (68.42%) .NET
3 12 (63.16%) Test Automation
4 10 (52.63%) Scrum
4 10 (52.63%) Java
4 10 (52.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (42.11%) C#
6 7 (36.84%) Continuous Deployment
6 7 (36.84%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (36.84%) Open Source
7 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
7 5 (26.32%) BDD
7 5 (26.32%) Hadoop
8 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
8 4 (21.05%) JIRA
8 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
8 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
9 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
9 3 (15.79%) XML
9 3 (15.79%) MVC
10 2 (10.53%) Web Services
10 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (10.53%) TDD
10 2 (10.53%) Pair Programming
10 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
10 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
10 2 (10.53%) QA
10 2 (10.53%) WATIR
10 2 (10.53%) Selenium
10 2 (10.53%) Ruby

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:

Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) DNS
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) VPN
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) Hadoop
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (21.05%) JIRA
3 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
3 2 (10.53%) Eclipse
3 2 (10.53%) HP UFT
3 2 (10.53%) IntelliJ
3 2 (10.53%) Sahi
3 2 (10.53%) Selenium
3 2 (10.53%) SpecFlow
3 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
3 2 (10.53%) WATIR
General
1 1 (5.26%) Back Office
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Developer
2 10 (52.63%) .NET Developer
3 9 (47.37%) SQL Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.26%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (5.26%) .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Product Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) .NET
2 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
2 3 (15.79%) XML
3 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
3 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (10.53%) Gherkin
3 2 (10.53%) Web Services
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (5.26%) CSS
4 1 (5.26%) CSS3
4 1 (5.26%) HTML
4 1 (5.26%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) AIX
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (63.16%) Test Automation
3 10 (52.63%) Scrum
4 7 (36.84%) Continuous Delivery
4 7 (36.84%) Continuous Deployment
4 7 (36.84%) Open Source
5 5 (26.32%) BDD
6 3 (15.79%) MVC
7 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) Kanban
7 2 (10.53%) Pair Programming
7 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
7 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (10.53%) TDD
7 2 (10.53%) Test Planning
7 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
7 2 (10.53%) User Stories
8 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
8 1 (5.26%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) Java
2 8 (42.11%) C#
3 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.53%) Ruby
5 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle
1 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
1 1 (5.26%) Tableau
1 1 (5.26%) VMware