Period
to 22 January 2018

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 22 January 2018 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 17 7
Rank change year-on-year -3 -10 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL 3 12 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 2.56% 10.00% 32.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.50% 18.46% 61.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 48
Taunton median daily rate £258 £280 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.04% -25.33% +13.81%
10th Percentile £249 £210 £316
90th Percentile £266 £489 £400
Somerset median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Taunton median hourly rate £23.50 - -
Somerset median hourly rate £23.50 £40.00 £42.75
% change year-on-year -41.25% -6.43% +17.45%

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 Taunton with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Taunton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 24 65 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 20.51% 54.17% 53.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 59 75
Taunton median daily rate £352 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.31% -13.33% +12.78%
10th Percentile £165 £213 £313
90th Percentile £434 £452 £420
Somerset median daily rate £400 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +14.29% -3.45% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Taunton median hourly rate £23.75 - -
Somerset median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year +5.00% -8.57% +20.19%

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 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 22 January 2018, 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 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
1 2 (66.67%) Refactoring
1 2 (66.67%) CentOS
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Image Processing
1 2 (66.67%) Scala
1 2 (66.67%) Hadoop
1 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
1 2 (66.67%) SciPy
1 2 (66.67%) NumPy
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Pandas
1 2 (66.67%) Apache Spark
1 2 (66.67%) Algorithms
1 2 (66.67%) Machine Learning
1 2 (66.67%) Keras
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) SCOM
2 1 (33.33%) Matrix Management
2 1 (33.33%) SMS
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory

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 2 (66.67%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Data Science Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Python Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Machine Learning Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Keras
1 2 (66.67%) NumPy
1 2 (66.67%) Pandas
1 2 (66.67%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) CentOS
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Image Processing
1 2 (66.67%) Machine Learning
1 2 (66.67%) Refactoring
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) Scala
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM