The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transact-SQL
Rank 70 65 59
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 67 63 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.13% 2.31% 2.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.15% 6.52% 7.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 35 52
Average daily rate
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£300 £215 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.53% -28.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £24.00 £111.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-78.47% +218.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -
T-SQL
England

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

Programming Languages Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1090 966 974
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 34.65% 35.35% 36.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 713 567 561
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 28 46
Average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.57% +14.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.80 £15.63 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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 27 January 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing T-SQL across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

T-SQL Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 January 2015. 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
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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
Manchester +15 44 £300 +31.86% 33
Lancashire -17 10 £300 +50.00% 2
Cheshire -8 7 £325 +8.33% 21
Merseyside -4 3 £221 +10.62% 4
T-SQL
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 (94.08%) SQL
2 120 (71.01%) SQL Server
3 86 (50.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 73 (43.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 55 (32.54%) Business Intelligence
6 54 (31.95%) .NET
6 54 (31.95%) SQL Server 2008
7 48 (28.40%) C#
8 44 (26.04%) Data Warehouse
9 43 (25.44%) NHS
9 43 (25.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 39 (23.08%) JavaScript
11 36 (21.30%) Agile Software Development
12 35 (20.71%) Microsoft
13 33 (19.53%) HTML
14 30 (17.75%) ASP.NET
14 30 (17.75%) CSS
14 30 (17.75%) Finance
15 27 (15.98%) MVC
16 25 (14.79%) jQuery
17 24 (14.20%) Web Services
17 24 (14.20%) XML
18 22 (13.02%) ASP.NET MVC
19 21 (12.43%) SQL Server 2005
20 20 (11.83%) Performance Tuning
21 19 (11.24%) Ajax
22 18 (10.65%) LINQ
22 18 (10.65%) Visual Studio
22 18 (10.65%) SQL Server 2012
23 17 (10.06%) .NET Framework

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 11 (6.51%) CMS
2 9 (5.33%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.14%) Orchard CMS
3 7 (4.14%) Apache
4 6 (3.55%) IIS
5 5 (2.96%) Apache Solr
5 5 (2.96%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.78%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (1.18%) OpenEdge
7 2 (1.18%) JBoss
7 2 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.59%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.59%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (8.88%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.96%) MS Office
3 3 (1.78%) PowerPivot
4 2 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.59%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (2.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.59%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.18%) Firewall
1 2 (1.18%) Intranet
1 2 (1.18%) HTTP
2 1 (0.59%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (71.01%) SQL Server
2 86 (50.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 73 (43.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 54 (31.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 44 (26.04%) Data Warehouse
6 43 (25.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 21 (12.43%) SQL Server 2005
8 18 (10.65%) SQL Server 2012
9 16 (9.47%) QlikView
10 6 (3.55%) OLAP
10 6 (3.55%) RavenDB
11 5 (2.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (2.37%) Cognos Report Studio
12 4 (2.37%) Cognos Framework Manager
12 4 (2.37%) Oracle Database
12 4 (2.37%) DTS
12 4 (2.37%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (1.78%) Data Mart
13 3 (1.78%) Data Mining
13 3 (1.78%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (10.65%) Visual Studio
2 7 (4.14%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (2.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.18%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.18%) Subversion
4 2 (1.18%) Maven
General
1 30 (17.75%) Finance
2 7 (4.14%) Retail
2 7 (4.14%) Marketing
3 4 (2.37%) Legal
4 1 (0.59%) Electronics
4 1 (0.59%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.59%) Back Office
4 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.59%) Advertising
4 1 (0.59%) Publishing
4 1 (0.59%) Law
Job Titles
1 122 (72.19%) Developer
2 46 (27.22%) SQL Developer
3 25 (14.79%) DBA
3 25 (14.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 23 (13.61%) SQL DBA
5 21 (12.43%) Analyst
6 19 (11.24%) .NET Developer
7 11 (6.51%) C# Developer
8 10 (5.92%) Senior Developer
9 9 (5.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 7 (4.14%) Senior .NET Developer
10 7 (4.14%) ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (3.55%) Software Developer
11 6 (3.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (3.55%) MI Developer
11 6 (3.55%) C# .NET Developer
12 5 (2.96%) Agile .NET Developer
12 5 (2.96%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 5 (2.96%) Administrator
12 5 (2.96%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (31.95%) .NET
2 33 (19.53%) HTML
3 30 (17.75%) ASP.NET
3 30 (17.75%) CSS
4 25 (14.79%) jQuery
5 24 (14.20%) Web Services
5 24 (14.20%) XML
6 22 (13.02%) ASP.NET MVC
7 19 (11.24%) Ajax
8 18 (10.65%) LINQ
9 17 (10.06%) .NET Framework
10 16 (9.47%) WCF
11 11 (6.51%) RESTful
12 10 (5.92%) XSLT
12 10 (5.92%) REST
13 9 (5.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 9 (5.33%) CSS3
13 9 (5.33%) HTML5
14 8 (4.73%) XHTML
15 7 (4.14%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 43 (25.44%) NHS
2 12 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.73%) Replication
3 8 (4.73%) Open Source
4 6 (3.55%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.96%) Informatics
6 4 (2.37%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.18%) Clustering
7 2 (1.18%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.18%) GIS
8 1 (0.59%) Semantic Web
8 1 (0.59%) DTV
8 1 (0.59%) Linked Data
8 1 (0.59%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.73%) Windows
2 4 (2.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.59%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (32.54%) Business Intelligence
2 36 (21.30%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (15.98%) MVC
4 20 (11.83%) Performance Tuning
5 16 (9.47%) Web Development
5 16 (9.47%) TDD
6 15 (8.88%) ETL
7 14 (8.28%) SOA
7 14 (8.28%) Scrum
8 13 (7.69%) Migration
8 13 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (5.92%) E-Commerce
10 8 (4.73%) Data Analysis
11 7 (4.14%) Refactoring
11 7 (4.14%) OO
11 7 (4.14%) Workflow
12 6 (3.55%) Mentoring
12 6 (3.55%) ITIL
12 6 (3.55%) Business Analysis
12 6 (3.55%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 159 (94.08%) SQL
2 48 (28.40%) C#
3 39 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 13 (7.69%) VBA
5 10 (5.92%) VB
6 9 (5.33%) XPath
7 8 (4.73%) Ruby
8 7 (4.14%) VBScript
9 6 (3.55%) PL/SQL
10 5 (2.96%) Java
11 4 (2.37%) VB.NET
11 4 (2.37%) VB6
12 3 (1.78%) SPARQL
13 2 (1.18%) PHP
13 2 (1.18%) C
14 1 (0.59%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.59%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (4.73%) Degree
2 6 (3.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.96%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.37%) MCSE
5 1 (0.59%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.59%) MCTS
5 1 (0.59%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.14%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.18%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.59%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 35 (20.71%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.92%) Oracle
3 4 (2.37%) Cognos
3 4 (2.37%) Business Objects
4 3 (1.78%) Sitecore
4 3 (1.78%) SAP
5 2 (1.18%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.18%) Avaya
5 2 (1.18%) Genesys
5 2 (1.18%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.59%) Tableau
6 1 (0.59%) hybris
6 1 (0.59%) Sybase
6 1 (0.59%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.59%) ESRI
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