The table below looks at the statistics for T-SQL skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited T-SQL over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transact-SQL
Rank 107 84 102
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +18
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 1034 1196 1118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.83% 2.24% 1.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.92% 5.76% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 714 783 670
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 26
Average hourly rate £33.75 £24.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.06 £17.00 £16.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £162.18 £103.15 £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.66% -3.63%

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

Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
21021 20757 21417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.23% 38.83% 37.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 13304 13070 12826
Average daily rate £388 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.89% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £257 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 426 579 760
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £15.98 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

T-SQL
Jobs Demand Trend

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

T-SQL Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

T-SQL
Daily Rate Trend

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

T-SQL Daily Rate Trend in the UK

T-SQL
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing T-SQL within the UK over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

T-SQL Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

T-SQL
Hourly Rate Trend

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

T-SQL Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

T-SQL
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing T-SQL within the UK over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

T-SQL Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

T-SQL
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 2 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
(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
England -29 950 £365 -2.66% 545
London -55 379 £425 +3.97% 186
South East -19 164 £310 -8.82% 67
City of London 0 134 £460 +8.23% 76
North West +15 108 £320 +3.22% 90
South West +20 96 £325 +4.83% 42
East of England -21 61 £375 +7.14% 39
West Midlands -6 49 £320 +6.66% 33
Manchester +11 48 £285 -8.06% 44
Yorkshire -21 47 £300 -1.63% 62
Scotland +22 44 £399 +29.67% 18
Cheshire +35 33 £350 +21.73% 23
Berkshire -7 33 £363 +10.68% 13
Hampshire -23 31 £375 +11.11% 11
Somerset +13 29 £330 +7.15% 3
Glasgow +8 29 £438 - 16
West Yorkshire -10 26 £300 - 40
Bristol -5 23 £325 +18.18% 11
East Midlands -22 23 £308 -5.38% 17
Hertfordshire -8 22 £388 +19.23% 8
Surrey +5 20 £313 -11.34% 16
Reading +3 20 £363 -14.70% 4
Birmingham +2 20 £338 +12.50% 7
Wiltshire +1 18 £400 +13.87% 9
Buckinghamshire -7 18 £300 -17.75% 13
Taunton - 18 £320 - 1
Lancashire -6 17 £325 +8.33% 8
Gloucestershire -8 17 £250 -19.54% 10
North East -10 17 £325 +13.04% 9
Kent -11 17 £250 -21.87% 1

T-SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 1954 (93.58%) SQL
2 1532 (73.37%) SQL Server
3 852 (40.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 770 (36.88%) .NET
5 710 (34.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 690 (33.05%) C#
7 626 (29.98%) SQL Server 2008
8 596 (28.54%) Microsoft
9 501 (23.99%) ASP.NET
10 481 (23.04%) Business Intelligence
11 423 (20.26%) Finance
12 406 (19.44%) JavaScript
13 400 (19.16%) Data Warehouse
14 394 (18.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 392 (18.77%) ETL
16 341 (16.33%) Windows
17 336 (16.09%) HTML
18 308 (14.75%) MS Excel
19 280 (13.41%) CSS
20 274 (13.12%) SQL Server 2005
21 270 (12.93%) MVC
22 259 (12.40%) XML
23 258 (12.36%) Oracle
24 241 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
25 239 (11.45%) jQuery
26 230 (11.02%) Web Services
27 220 (10.54%) ASP.NET MVC
28 219 (10.49%) .NET Framework
29 207 (9.91%) Performance Tuning
30 204 (9.77%) Agile Software Development

T-SQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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
1 172 (8.24%) SharePoint
2 120 (5.75%) IIS
3 64 (3.07%) CMS
4 47 (2.25%) SharePoint 2010
5 42 (2.01%) SharePoint Server
6 34 (1.63%) BizTalk Server
7 28 (1.34%) Sitecore CMS
8 24 (1.15%) Umbraco
8 24 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
9 18 (0.86%) Tomcat
10 17 (0.81%) Apache
11 16 (0.77%) Oracle Workflow
12 15 (0.72%) WebLogic
13 14 (0.67%) ColdFusion
14 10 (0.48%) Node.js
15 9 (0.43%) Confluence
15 9 (0.43%) WebSphere
16 8 (0.38%) Apache Solr
16 8 (0.38%) Railo
17 7 (0.34%) SAS
Applications
1 308 (14.75%) MS Excel
2 63 (3.02%) MS Office
3 21 (1.01%) InfoPath
4 17 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
4 17 (0.81%) PowerPivot
5 8 (0.38%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.34%) MS Project
7 3 (0.14%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.096%) SPSS
9 1 (0.048%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 41 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (1.44%) Markit EDM
3 27 (1.29%) Oracle EBS R12
4 26 (1.25%) Oracle General Ledger
4 26 (1.25%) Oracle Payables
4 26 (1.25%) Oracle Receivables
4 26 (1.25%) Oracle Assets
5 24 (1.15%) Oracle Applications
6 19 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
7 16 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 12 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
9 11 (0.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 9 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
11 5 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
11 5 (0.24%) Summit
12 4 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
12 4 (0.19%) Agresso
13 2 (0.096%) Tridion
14 1 (0.048%) Adaptiv
14 1 (0.048%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (0.57%) SaaS
3 8 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.29%) GitHub
5 2 (0.096%) PaaS
5 2 (0.096%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.096%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.048%) Office 365
6 1 (0.048%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 42 (2.01%) HTTP
2 38 (1.82%) Internet
3 37 (1.77%) SAN
4 27 (1.29%) DNS
5 22 (1.05%) LDAP
6 19 (0.91%) FTP
6 19 (0.91%) TCP/IP
7 13 (0.62%) Intranet
7 13 (0.62%) Extranet
8 12 (0.57%) Firewall
9 10 (0.48%) Network Security
10 9 (0.43%) Broadband
11 4 (0.19%) Kerberos
11 4 (0.19%) SSL
11 4 (0.19%) NAS
12 3 (0.14%) SSH
12 3 (0.14%) DHCP
13 2 (0.096%) X.509
14 1 (0.048%) 4G
14 1 (0.048%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1532 (73.37%) SQL Server
2 852 (40.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 710 (34.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 626 (29.98%) SQL Server 2008
5 400 (19.16%) Data Warehouse
6 394 (18.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 274 (13.12%) SQL Server 2005
8 241 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
9 131 (6.27%) OLAP
10 116 (5.56%) Oracle Database
11 108 (5.17%) Relational Database
12 106 (5.08%) DTS
13 103 (4.93%) SQL Server 2000
14 72 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
15 69 (3.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 61 (2.92%) QlikView
17 55 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
18 52 (2.49%) Crystal Reports
19 45 (2.16%) MySQL
20 39 (1.87%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 179 (8.57%) Visual Studio
2 173 (8.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 73 (3.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 67 (3.21%) Subversion
5 51 (2.44%) Git (software)
6 43 (2.06%) NUnit
7 30 (1.44%) TeamCity
8 26 (1.25%) Maven
9 24 (1.15%) MSTest
10 23 (1.10%) JIRA
11 21 (1.01%) Selenium
11 21 (1.01%) SpecFlow
12 20 (0.96%) Rhino Mocks
12 20 (0.96%) Jenkins
13 19 (0.91%) Talend Open Studio
14 17 (0.81%) JUnit
14 17 (0.81%) Toad
15 15 (0.72%) ERwin
16 13 (0.62%) Eclipse
16 13 (0.62%) Moq
General
1 423 (20.26%) Finance
2 137 (6.56%) Banking
3 57 (2.73%) Retail
4 53 (2.54%) Marketing
5 43 (2.06%) Investment Banking
6 41 (1.96%) Back Office
7 35 (1.68%) Telecoms
8 34 (1.63%) Manufacturing
9 30 (1.44%) Financial Institution
10 23 (1.10%) Advertising
11 21 (1.01%) Front Office
12 19 (0.91%) Legal
13 17 (0.81%) Electronics
14 13 (0.62%) Retail Banking
15 9 (0.43%) Games
16 7 (0.34%) Publishing
17 6 (0.29%) Billing
18 5 (0.24%) Law
19 4 (0.19%) Local Government
20 3 (0.14%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1367 (65.47%) Developer
2 427 (20.45%) SQL Developer
3 299 (14.32%) .NET Developer
4 256 (12.26%) Analyst
5 229 (10.97%) DBA
6 193 (9.24%) SQL DBA
7 172 (8.24%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 155 (7.42%) C# Developer
9 93 (4.45%) Senior Developer
10 89 (4.26%) C# .NET Developer
11 87 (4.17%) SQL Server Developer
12 81 (3.88%) SQL Server DBA
13 76 (3.64%) Administrator
13 76 (3.64%) ASP.NET Developer
14 74 (3.54%) Consultant
15 70 (3.35%) Data Analyst
16 66 (3.16%) Web Developer
17 53 (2.54%) SharePoint Developer
18 51 (2.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 48 (2.30%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 770 (36.88%) .NET
2 501 (23.99%) ASP.NET
3 336 (16.09%) HTML
4 280 (13.41%) CSS
5 259 (12.40%) XML
6 239 (11.45%) jQuery
7 230 (11.02%) Web Services
8 220 (10.54%) ASP.NET MVC
9 219 (10.49%) .NET Framework
10 202 (9.67%) WCF
11 120 (5.75%) HTML5
12 118 (5.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 110 (5.27%) Ajax
14 103 (4.93%) MDX
15 86 (4.12%) LINQ
16 84 (4.02%) WPF
16 84 (4.02%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 80 (3.83%) CSS3
18 73 (3.50%) WinForms
19 57 (2.73%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 100 (4.79%) NHS
2 94 (4.50%) Clustering
3 93 (4.45%) Replication
4 54 (2.59%) Data Integration
5 41 (1.96%) Management Information System
6 31 (1.48%) Computer Science
7 25 (1.20%) Derivative
8 22 (1.05%) Visualisation
9 21 (1.01%) N-Tier
10 19 (0.91%) Hedge funds
11 17 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
11 17 (0.81%) Data Extraction
12 16 (0.77%) DTV
12 16 (0.77%) PKI
13 12 (0.57%) Statistics
14 11 (0.53%) Equities
15 10 (0.48%) Credit Risk
15 10 (0.48%) Market Risk
16 9 (0.43%) Mainframe
17 8 (0.38%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 341 (16.33%) Windows
2 74 (3.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 70 (3.35%) UNIX
4 65 (3.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 40 (1.92%) Linux
6 17 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (0.53%) Windows XP
7 11 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (0.43%) Solaris
9 8 (0.38%) Windows 2000
10 7 (0.34%) Android
10 7 (0.34%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.24%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.24%) CentOS
12 4 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (0.14%) AIX
14 2 (0.096%) SUSE
14 2 (0.096%) Debian
14 2 (0.096%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.096%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 481 (23.04%) Business Intelligence
2 392 (18.77%) ETL
3 270 (12.93%) MVC
4 207 (9.91%) Performance Tuning
5 204 (9.77%) Agile Software Development
6 190 (9.10%) Unit Testing
7 176 (8.43%) Migration
8 161 (7.71%) TDD
9 159 (7.61%) Data Modelling
10 151 (7.23%) Scrum
11 107 (5.12%) OO
12 105 (5.03%) Data Analysis
13 102 (4.89%) Data Migration
14 97 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
15 90 (4.31%) Kimball Methodology
16 89 (4.26%) Workflow
17 78 (3.74%) Web Development
18 70 (3.35%) CRM
19 68 (3.26%) E-Commerce
20 58 (2.78%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1954 (93.58%) SQL
2 690 (33.05%) C#
3 406 (19.44%) JavaScript
4 157 (7.52%) PL/SQL
5 143 (6.85%) VB.NET
6 91 (4.36%) VBA
7 90 (4.31%) Java
8 60 (2.87%) VB
9 53 (2.54%) PowerShell
10 39 (1.87%) VBScript
11 34 (1.63%) C++
12 33 (1.58%) Perl
13 27 (1.29%) Shell Script
14 24 (1.15%) PHP
15 22 (1.05%) VB6
16 18 (0.86%) Korn
16 18 (0.86%) C
17 10 (0.48%) Python
18 9 (0.43%) XPath
19 8 (0.38%) CFML
Qualifications
1 124 (5.94%) Security Cleared
2 100 (4.79%) SC Cleared
3 77 (3.69%) Degree
4 75 (3.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 41 (1.96%) MCITP
6 31 (1.48%) MCTS
7 19 (0.91%) MCSE
8 17 (0.81%) ISEB
9 13 (0.62%) ISTQB
10 11 (0.53%) DV Cleared
10 11 (0.53%) MCDBA
11 10 (0.48%) MCSA
12 7 (0.34%) OCP
12 7 (0.34%) Oracle Certification
13 3 (0.14%) MBA
13 3 (0.14%) RHCE
13 3 (0.14%) MCP
13 3 (0.14%) MCT
13 3 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 2 (0.096%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (4.26%) QA
2 52 (2.49%) SLA
3 11 (0.53%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.38%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.29%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.24%) ISO 14001
7 3 (0.14%) HL7
8 2 (0.096%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.048%) GxP
9 1 (0.048%) EMIR
System Software
1 63 (3.02%) Active Directory
2 45 (2.16%) Oracle RMAN
3 27 (1.29%) Oracle RAC
4 14 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (0.67%) vSphere
5 5 (0.24%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.24%) XenApp
5 5 (0.24%) VMware ESX
6 4 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
6 4 (0.19%) LiteSpeed
7 3 (0.14%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.048%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 38 (1.82%) Data Guard
2 26 (1.25%) SCCM
3 24 (1.15%) Control-M
4 23 (1.10%) SCOM
5 19 (0.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 12 (0.57%) WMI
7 6 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 6 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (0.24%) Tivoli
8 5 (0.24%) EMC NetWorker
8 5 (0.24%) BMC PATROL
9 4 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (0.19%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.14%) Puppet
11 2 (0.096%) Ionix
11 2 (0.096%) MOM
11 2 (0.096%) CA SiteMinder
12 1 (0.048%) Norton AntiVirus
12 1 (0.048%) Foglight
12 1 (0.048%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 596 (28.54%) Microsoft
2 258 (12.36%) Oracle
3 63 (3.02%) Sybase
4 60 (2.87%) Cognos
5 50 (2.39%) Business Objects
6 49 (2.35%) SAP
7 37 (1.77%) Informatica
7 37 (1.77%) VMware
8 35 (1.68%) IBM
9 33 (1.58%) Tableau
10 28 (1.34%) Sitecore
11 20 (0.96%) Teradata
12 19 (0.91%) Talend
13 17 (0.81%) Hyperion
14 16 (0.77%) JBoss
15 15 (0.72%) HP
15 15 (0.72%) DevExpress
16 14 (0.67%) Telerik
17 13 (0.62%) CODA
17 13 (0.62%) Ektron
London
Roc Search
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £340 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day 3 Months Initially
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Computer People
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £290 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £400 - £500 per hour
Posted: 5 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Bite Consulting
Rate: From £250 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Royal Veterinary College
Posted: 3 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago