The first table below looks at the demand for T-SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited T-SQL over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the North West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transact-SQL
Rank 48 60 68
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +8
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 105 63 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.31% 2.62% 2.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.32% 8.02% 6.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 37 36
Average daily rate £325 £325 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £223 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £393 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Average hourly rate £175.00 £18.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+845.94% -41.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
Programming Languages Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1017 786 1004
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 32.05% 32.64% 32.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 382 560
Average daily rate £325 £323 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £438 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 41 55
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +7.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.32 £12.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £140.00 £112.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
T-SQL
England

T-SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

T-SQL Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

T-SQL
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

T-SQL Daily Rate Trend in the North West

T-SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing T-SQL across the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

T-SQL Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

T-SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

T-SQL Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

T-SQL
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -1 55 £340 +7.93% 33
Cheshire -5 23 £350 -6.54% 23
Lancashire -12 11 £285 +34.11% 6
Merseyside +9 10 £265 -3.63% 10
Cumbria - 1 £300 -
T-SQL
England

T-SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

1 159 (95.78%) SQL
2 111 (66.87%) SQL Server
3 83 (50.00%) .NET
4 66 (39.76%) C#
5 65 (39.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 52 (31.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 52 (31.33%) HTML
6 52 (31.33%) CSS
7 51 (30.72%) ASP.NET
8 48 (28.92%) JavaScript
9 42 (25.30%) SQL Server 2008
10 38 (22.89%) TDD
10 38 (22.89%) Scrum
11 37 (22.29%) Web Services
11 37 (22.29%) Data Warehouse
12 36 (21.69%) Agile Software Development
13 35 (21.08%) Business Intelligence
14 30 (18.07%) ETL
14 30 (18.07%) WCF
15 29 (17.47%) NHS
16 27 (16.27%) MVC
17 26 (15.66%) XML
17 26 (15.66%) CSS3
18 25 (15.06%) HTML5
19 24 (14.46%) Pair Programming
19 24 (14.46%) Migration
20 23 (13.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 20 (12.05%) jQuery
21 20 (12.05%) JSON
21 20 (12.05%) MS Excel

T-SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 15 (9.04%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.01%) CMS
3 4 (2.41%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (2.41%) JCAPS
3 4 (2.41%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (1.81%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (1.81%) Node.js
5 2 (1.20%) Apache
5 2 (1.20%) Orchard CMS
6 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.60%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.60%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.60%) IIS
6 1 (0.60%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (12.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.20%) Mingle
3 1 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.60%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.02%) HTTP
2 2 (1.20%) Intranet
3 1 (0.60%) Internet
3 1 (0.60%) LAN
3 1 (0.60%) SMS
3 1 (0.60%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (66.87%) SQL Server
2 65 (39.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 52 (31.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 42 (25.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 37 (22.29%) Data Warehouse
6 23 (13.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 19 (11.45%) Relational Database
8 15 (9.04%) SQL Server 2005
9 10 (6.02%) QlikView
10 9 (5.42%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (4.82%) Big Data
12 6 (3.61%) DTS
13 5 (3.01%) MS Access
14 4 (2.41%) Oracle Database
15 3 (1.81%) RavenDB
15 3 (1.81%) Crystal Reports
16 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2000
17 1 (0.60%) PerformancePoint
17 1 (0.60%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
17 1 (0.60%) MSDE
Development Applications
1 19 (11.45%) Visual Studio
2 7 (4.22%) Eclipse
3 6 (3.61%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.01%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (2.41%) Subversion
6 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.20%) T4 Templates
7 1 (0.60%) Selenium
7 1 (0.60%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (4.22%) Finance
2 3 (1.81%) Back Office
3 2 (1.20%) Publishing
3 2 (1.20%) Marketing
3 2 (1.20%) Banking
4 1 (0.60%) Local Government
4 1 (0.60%) Retail
Job Titles
1 127 (76.51%) Developer
2 45 (27.11%) .NET Developer
3 38 (22.89%) SQL Developer
4 27 (16.27%) C# Developer
5 23 (13.86%) ASP.NET Developer
6 19 (11.45%) C# .NET Developer
7 17 (10.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 14 (8.43%) DBA
9 12 (7.23%) Analyst
9 12 (7.23%) Web Developer
9 12 (7.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 11 (6.63%) SQL DBA
11 8 (4.82%) Consultant
11 8 (4.82%) C# Web Developer
11 8 (4.82%) .NET Web Developer
12 7 (4.22%) SQL Server Developer
12 7 (4.22%) Salesforce.com Developer
13 6 (3.61%) Data Architect
13 6 (3.61%) Technical Consultant
13 6 (3.61%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (50.00%) .NET
2 52 (31.33%) HTML
2 52 (31.33%) CSS
3 51 (30.72%) ASP.NET
4 37 (22.29%) Web Services
5 30 (18.07%) WCF
6 26 (15.66%) XML
6 26 (15.66%) CSS3
7 25 (15.06%) HTML5
8 20 (12.05%) jQuery
8 20 (12.05%) JSON
9 19 (11.45%) LINQ
10 18 (10.84%) Ajax
11 17 (10.24%) ASP.NET MVC
12 16 (9.64%) RESTful
12 16 (9.64%) SOAP
13 14 (8.43%) WPF
14 8 (4.82%) .NET Framework
14 8 (4.82%) NHibernate
14 8 (4.82%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 29 (17.47%) NHS
2 10 (6.02%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (4.22%) RIA
3 7 (4.22%) Clustering
4 4 (2.41%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.81%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.20%) Replication
6 2 (1.20%) Open Source
7 1 (0.60%) Informatics
7 1 (0.60%) Social Media
7 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.60%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.61%) Linux
1 6 (3.61%) UNIX
2 4 (2.41%) Windows
3 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.60%) AIX
3 1 (0.60%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (22.89%) TDD
1 38 (22.89%) Scrum
2 36 (21.69%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (21.08%) Business Intelligence
4 30 (18.07%) ETL
5 27 (16.27%) MVC
6 24 (14.46%) Pair Programming
6 24 (14.46%) Migration
7 15 (9.04%) Unit Testing
7 15 (9.04%) Data Migration
7 15 (9.04%) Requirements Management
7 15 (9.04%) User Stories
8 11 (6.63%) Data Analysis
8 11 (6.63%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (6.63%) MVVM
8 11 (6.63%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (6.02%) Configuration Management
9 10 (6.02%) Dependency Injection
9 10 (6.02%) Integration Testing
9 10 (6.02%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 159 (95.78%) SQL
2 66 (39.76%) C#
3 48 (28.92%) JavaScript
4 15 (9.04%) VB.NET
5 14 (8.43%) PL/SQL
6 12 (7.23%) Java
7 8 (4.82%) VB
8 7 (4.22%) Apex Code
9 5 (3.01%) VB6
9 5 (3.01%) VBA
10 3 (1.81%) Ruby
11 2 (1.20%) VBScript
11 2 (1.20%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.60%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (2.41%) Degree
2 2 (1.20%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.60%) MCP
3 1 (0.60%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.41%) HL7
2 1 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.41%) LiteSpeed
2 1 (0.60%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.60%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.60%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 1 (0.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 19 (11.45%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.64%) Oracle
3 7 (4.22%) Tableau
3 7 (4.22%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (4.22%) Ab Initio
4 5 (3.01%) Twitter
5 4 (2.41%) CommVault
5 4 (2.41%) Sitecore
6 3 (1.81%) Telerik
7 2 (1.20%) VMware
8 1 (0.60%) hybris
8 1 (0.60%) IBM
8 1 (0.60%) Open Text
8 1 (0.60%) ATG
8 1 (0.60%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.60%) Sybase
8 1 (0.60%) Citrix
8 1 (0.60%) Cognos
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