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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transact-SQL
Rank 49 66 45
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -21
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 108 73 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.34% 2.48% 3.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.81% 7.19% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 45 81
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% -10.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.66% -3.63%
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
1101 1015 1288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 34.04% 34.50% 38.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 672 553 682
Average daily rate £325 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 32 56
Average hourly rate £34.00 £31.56 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.74% -2.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.83 £18.03 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £42.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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
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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 +5 56 £300 - 39
Cheshire +12 24 £325 +10.16% 28
Lancashire -11 18 £306 +2.08% 4
Merseyside -5 6 £274 -21.78% 14
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T-SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 180 (96.77%) SQL
2 131 (70.43%) SQL Server
3 71 (38.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 70 (37.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 53 (28.49%) .NET
5 53 (28.49%) C#
6 49 (26.34%) Business Intelligence
7 44 (23.66%) SQL Server 2008
8 37 (19.89%) Finance
9 34 (18.28%) NHS
9 34 (18.28%) ASP.NET
10 33 (17.74%) Microsoft
10 33 (17.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 32 (17.20%) Data Warehouse
12 31 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
13 30 (16.13%) HTML
13 30 (16.13%) JavaScript
14 25 (13.44%) VBA
15 24 (12.90%) CSS
15 24 (12.90%) Performance Tuning
16 23 (12.37%) WCF
17 19 (10.22%) SQL Server 2005
17 19 (10.22%) Windows
17 19 (10.22%) MVC
17 19 (10.22%) SQL Server 2012
18 17 (9.14%) Analytical Skills
19 16 (8.60%) Web Services
19 16 (8.60%) ETL
19 16 (8.60%) ASP.NET MVC
20 15 (8.06%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 8 (4.30%) SharePoint
1 8 (4.30%) IIS
2 5 (2.69%) CMS
3 4 (2.15%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.61%) Node.js
4 3 (1.61%) NServiceBus
4 3 (1.61%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.08%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.08%) Apache
6 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.54%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.54%) SAS
6 1 (0.54%) OpenEdge
6 1 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.54%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (7.53%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.15%) MS Office
3 2 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.54%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.08%) Intranet
2 1 (0.54%) Firewall
2 1 (0.54%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (0.54%) LDAP
2 1 (0.54%) ADSL
2 1 (0.54%) Broadband
2 1 (0.54%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (70.43%) SQL Server
2 71 (38.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 70 (37.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 44 (23.66%) SQL Server 2008
5 33 (17.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 32 (17.20%) Data Warehouse
7 19 (10.22%) SQL Server 2005
7 19 (10.22%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (3.76%) OLAP
9 4 (2.15%) MS Access
9 4 (2.15%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (2.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (2.15%) Data Mart
9 4 (2.15%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.61%) DTS
11 2 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (1.08%) Star Schema
11 2 (1.08%) Oracle OLAP
11 2 (1.08%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (3.76%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.61%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.08%) Maven
3 2 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.08%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.54%) Subversion
General
1 37 (19.89%) Finance
2 6 (3.23%) Marketing
3 4 (2.15%) Retail
4 2 (1.08%) Banking
4 2 (1.08%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.08%) Advertising
5 1 (0.54%) Games
5 1 (0.54%) Legal
5 1 (0.54%) Electronics
5 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 120 (64.52%) Developer
2 36 (19.35%) SQL Developer
3 32 (17.20%) Analyst
4 30 (16.13%) DBA
5 28 (15.05%) SQL DBA
6 20 (10.75%) .NET Developer
6 20 (10.75%) C# Developer
7 15 (8.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 15 (8.06%) MI Developer
8 10 (5.38%) Administrator
9 9 (4.84%) MI Analyst
10 8 (4.30%) Software Developer
10 8 (4.30%) ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (3.76%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 7 (3.76%) C# .NET Developer
12 5 (2.69%) Information Analyst
12 5 (2.69%) Data Analyst
12 5 (2.69%) Consultant
12 5 (2.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 4 (2.15%) NHS Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (28.49%) .NET
2 34 (18.28%) ASP.NET
3 30 (16.13%) HTML
4 24 (12.90%) CSS
5 23 (12.37%) WCF
6 16 (8.60%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (8.60%) Web Services
7 15 (8.06%) HTML5
8 13 (6.99%) WPF
9 12 (6.45%) jQuery
9 12 (6.45%) WinForms
10 10 (5.38%) .NET Framework
10 10 (5.38%) CSS3
11 9 (4.84%) XML
12 8 (4.30%) REST
13 7 (3.76%) LINQ
13 7 (3.76%) Ajax
14 6 (3.23%) ActiveMQ
14 6 (3.23%) XSLT
15 5 (2.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 34 (18.28%) NHS
2 17 (9.14%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.84%) Replication
4 8 (4.30%) N-Tier
5 7 (3.76%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.15%) Clustering
7 3 (1.61%) PKI
7 3 (1.61%) Informatics
7 3 (1.61%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.08%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.08%) GIS
9 1 (0.54%) DTV
9 1 (0.54%) CCTV
9 1 (0.54%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.54%) RIA
9 1 (0.54%) Open Source
9 1 (0.54%) Social Media
9 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.22%) Windows
2 4 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (26.34%) Business Intelligence
2 31 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (12.90%) Performance Tuning
4 19 (10.22%) MVC
5 16 (8.60%) ETL
6 14 (7.53%) E-Commerce
7 12 (6.45%) TDD
7 12 (6.45%) Web Development
8 11 (5.91%) Migration
8 11 (5.91%) Scrum
9 10 (5.38%) Data Analysis
10 8 (4.30%) Data Modelling
10 8 (4.30%) MVVM
11 7 (3.76%) Business Analysis
11 7 (3.76%) Unit Testing
11 7 (3.76%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (3.23%) SOA
13 5 (2.69%) Time Management
13 5 (2.69%) Data Migration
14 4 (2.15%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 180 (96.77%) SQL
2 53 (28.49%) C#
3 30 (16.13%) JavaScript
4 25 (13.44%) VBA
5 13 (6.99%) VB
6 8 (4.30%) PL/SQL
7 6 (3.23%) VBScript
7 6 (3.23%) VB.NET
8 5 (2.69%) VB6
8 5 (2.69%) C++
9 4 (2.15%) XPath
9 4 (2.15%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.08%) Java
10 2 (1.08%) PHP
10 2 (1.08%) C
11 1 (0.54%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (2.15%) MCSE
3 3 (1.61%) Degree
4 2 (1.08%) CCA
5 1 (0.54%) MCTS
5 1 (0.54%) MCITP
5 1 (0.54%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.23%) QA
2 1 (0.54%) HL7
2 1 (0.54%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (2.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.54%) Terminal Services
2 1 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.54%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (0.54%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 33 (17.74%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.38%) Oracle
3 5 (2.69%) IBM
4 4 (2.15%) Twitter
5 3 (1.61%) Wincor Nixdorf
5 3 (1.61%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.08%) Avaya
6 2 (1.08%) Genesys
6 2 (1.08%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.08%) SAP
6 2 (1.08%) JBoss
6 2 (1.08%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.08%) Sage
6 2 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.54%) Symantec
7 1 (0.54%) ESRI
7 1 (0.54%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.54%) VMware
7 1 (0.54%) Telerik
7 1 (0.54%) Cognos
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