The table below looks at the statistics for T-SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited T-SQL over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transact-SQL
Rank 37 34 25
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 2 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.62% 1.28% 1.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.94% 6.56% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Average daily rate £325 £200 £201
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -0.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £301
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +7.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.60 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.22% -10.01%
T-SQL
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Programming Languages Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
103 61 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 31.99% 19.49% 35.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 35 34
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £16.50 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.42% -90.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

T-SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing T-SQL across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

T-SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

T-SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing T-SQL across the Merseyside region.

T-SQL Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

T-SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

T-SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

T-SQL
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing T-SQL within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -8 1 £325 +62.50% 3
T-SQL
North West

T-SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region citing T-SQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited T-SQL.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) .NET
5 3 (37.50%) ETL
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (25.00%) QA
6 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
6 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (25.00%) MySQL
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle
6 2 (25.00%) C#
6 2 (25.00%) HTML
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (25.00%) XML
6 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
7 1 (12.50%) PowerPivot
7 1 (12.50%) Advertising
7 1 (12.50%) Migration
7 1 (12.50%) Bugzilla
7 1 (12.50%) Games
7 1 (12.50%) Replication

T-SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region citing T-SQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited T-SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (25.00%) MySQL
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (12.50%) DB2
4 1 (12.50%) Essbase
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Power View
4 1 (12.50%) OLTP
4 1 (12.50%) Power BI
4 1 (12.50%) PowerPivot
4 1 (12.50%) QlikView
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (12.50%) Bugzilla
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (12.50%) Advertising
1 1 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) DBA
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
1 2 (25.00%) QA Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) QA Test Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) SQL DBA
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Information Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Junior
2 1 (12.50%) Junior QA Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Junior Test Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Power BI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
1 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) ETL
3 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Database Security
4 1 (12.50%) ETL Development
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Release Management
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Hyperion
3 1 (12.50%) Sybase