The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 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.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transact-SQL
Rank 117 89 94
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +5
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 945 1076 1139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.73% 2.11% 1.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.67% 5.54% 5.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 643 672 704
Average daily rate
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£366 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.40% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £305
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 27
Average hourly rate £20.06 £31.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.80% -10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £19.10 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £51.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £23.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-13.72% -33.57%
Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
20247 19436 20658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.04% 38.09% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 12959 12021 12339
Average daily rate £388 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £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 410 571 791
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.80 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.80 £50.00 £45.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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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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 -24 897 £370 -1.33% 511
London -38 375 £438 +6.18% 162
South East -18 145 £300 -11.76% 90
City of London -4 143 £475 +14.80% 56
South West +30 94 £335 +21.81% 38
North West 0 89 £313 -3.84% 67
East of England -9 73 £388 +10.71% 36
Yorkshire -7 40 £300 - 50
West Midlands -15 40 £300 +4.34% 38
Manchester -2 38 £275 -8.33% 34
Cheshire +26 34 £333 -14.19% 18
Berkshire -22 33 £336 +8.46% 15
Bristol +4 31 £340 +26.51% 8
Somerset +5 27 £344 +11.78% 11
Hampshire -24 27 £373 +10.37% 17
West Yorkshire -6 23 £300 +4.34% 31
East Midlands -10 22 £300 -7.69% 21
Scotland -24 22 £338 +12.50% 14
Hertfordshire +3 21 £388 +121.42% 3
Reading +2 21 £363 -14.70% 6
Suffolk -10 18 £413 +6.45% 2
Ipswich -2 16 £413 -0.06% 2
North East -5 16 £325 +8.33% 10
Kent -10 16 £250 -21.87% 3
Buckinghamshire -17 16 £285 -21.86% 11
Taunton - 16 £336 - 5
Oxfordshire +6 14 £350 +55.55% 7
Surrey +4 13 £263 -32.25% 15
Leeds 0 13 £313 +8.69% 22
Wiltshire +1 12 £375 +2.73% 5

T-SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 1946 (93.33%) SQL
2 1521 (72.95%) SQL Server
3 873 (41.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 757 (36.31%) .NET
5 713 (34.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 678 (32.52%) C#
7 647 (31.03%) SQL Server 2008
8 569 (27.29%) Microsoft
9 486 (23.31%) Business Intelligence
10 471 (22.59%) ASP.NET
11 414 (19.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 404 (19.38%) Finance
13 395 (18.94%) Data Warehouse
14 386 (18.51%) ETL
15 380 (18.23%) JavaScript
16 353 (16.93%) Windows
17 319 (15.30%) HTML
18 299 (14.34%) MS Excel
18 299 (14.34%) SQL Server 2005
19 275 (13.19%) CSS
20 259 (12.42%) XML
21 245 (11.75%) Web Services
21 245 (11.75%) MVC
22 239 (11.46%) SQL Server 2012
23 238 (11.41%) Oracle
24 226 (10.84%) Performance Tuning
25 225 (10.79%) jQuery
26 224 (10.74%) .NET Framework
27 219 (10.50%) WCF
28 204 (9.78%) Agile Software Development

T-SQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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
1 159 (7.63%) SharePoint
2 117 (5.61%) IIS
3 55 (2.64%) CMS
4 46 (2.21%) SharePoint 2010
5 41 (1.97%) SharePoint Server
6 34 (1.63%) BizTalk Server
7 29 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
8 24 (1.15%) Umbraco
8 24 (1.15%) Sitecore CMS
9 19 (0.91%) WebLogic
10 15 (0.72%) Apache
11 14 (0.67%) Tomcat
12 12 (0.58%) Node.js
13 11 (0.53%) WebSphere
14 10 (0.48%) SAS
15 9 (0.43%) Confluence
16 8 (0.38%) MS Project Server
16 8 (0.38%) Apache Solr
17 5 (0.24%) ColdFusion
17 5 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 299 (14.34%) MS Excel
2 58 (2.78%) MS Office
3 19 (0.91%) InfoPath
3 19 (0.91%) PowerPivot
4 12 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
5 10 (0.48%) MS Project
6 6 (0.29%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (0.14%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.096%) SPSS
10 1 (0.048%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 37 (1.77%) Markit EDM
2 34 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 21 (1.01%) Oracle Applications
4 19 (0.91%) Oracle General Ledger
4 19 (0.91%) Oracle EBS R12
4 19 (0.91%) Oracle Payables
4 19 (0.91%) Oracle Receivables
4 19 (0.91%) Oracle Assets
5 16 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 14 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
7 10 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
8 8 (0.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 7 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
10 5 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
11 4 (0.19%) Agresso
11 4 (0.19%) Summit
12 3 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
13 2 (0.096%) Tridion
14 1 (0.048%) Oracle Financials
14 1 (0.048%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 16 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (0.38%) SaaS
3 6 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.096%) PaaS
5 1 (0.048%) GitHub
5 1 (0.048%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 38 (1.82%) SAN
2 35 (1.68%) HTTP
3 34 (1.63%) Internet
4 22 (1.06%) DNS
5 19 (0.91%) FTP
6 18 (0.86%) LDAP
7 15 (0.72%) TCP/IP
8 11 (0.53%) Firewall
9 9 (0.43%) Network Security
9 9 (0.43%) Extranet
9 9 (0.43%) Broadband
10 8 (0.38%) Intranet
11 4 (0.19%) DHCP
11 4 (0.19%) Kerberos
11 4 (0.19%) NAS
12 2 (0.096%) SSH
12 2 (0.096%) X.509
12 2 (0.096%) SSL
13 1 (0.048%) VPN
13 1 (0.048%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1521 (72.95%) SQL Server
2 873 (41.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 713 (34.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 647 (31.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 414 (19.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 395 (18.94%) Data Warehouse
7 299 (14.34%) SQL Server 2005
8 239 (11.46%) SQL Server 2012
9 127 (6.09%) OLAP
10 117 (5.61%) SQL Server 2000
11 115 (5.52%) DTS
12 114 (5.47%) Oracle Database
13 113 (5.42%) Relational Database
14 77 (3.69%) Oracle Database 11g
15 73 (3.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 63 (3.02%) QlikView
17 52 (2.49%) Crystal Reports
18 49 (2.35%) Oracle Database 10g
19 41 (1.97%) MySQL
20 40 (1.92%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 185 (8.87%) Visual Studio
2 167 (8.01%) Team Foundation Server
3 71 (3.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 58 (2.78%) Subversion
5 37 (1.77%) Git (software)
6 34 (1.63%) NUnit
7 29 (1.39%) TeamCity
8 24 (1.15%) JIRA
9 22 (1.06%) Selenium
10 21 (1.01%) MSTest
11 18 (0.86%) SpecFlow
12 17 (0.82%) Jenkins
12 17 (0.82%) Talend Open Studio
12 17 (0.82%) Eclipse
12 17 (0.82%) Toad
13 16 (0.77%) Maven
13 16 (0.77%) Rhino Mocks
14 15 (0.72%) JUnit
15 14 (0.67%) ERwin
16 12 (0.58%) Moq
General
1 404 (19.38%) Finance
2 131 (6.28%) Banking
3 56 (2.69%) Retail
4 50 (2.40%) Investment Banking
5 46 (2.21%) Marketing
6 33 (1.58%) Manufacturing
7 29 (1.39%) Back Office
8 26 (1.25%) Front Office
9 25 (1.20%) Telecoms
9 25 (1.20%) Financial Institution
9 25 (1.20%) Legal
10 20 (0.96%) Advertising
11 17 (0.82%) Electronics
12 12 (0.58%) Retail Banking
13 10 (0.48%) Publishing
14 9 (0.43%) Games
15 6 (0.29%) Billing
16 4 (0.19%) Law
16 4 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.19%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1361 (65.28%) Developer
2 432 (20.72%) SQL Developer
3 294 (14.10%) .NET Developer
4 257 (12.33%) Analyst
5 241 (11.56%) DBA
6 209 (10.02%) SQL DBA
7 176 (8.44%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 155 (7.43%) C# Developer
9 111 (5.32%) SQL Server Developer
10 92 (4.41%) C# .NET Developer
11 90 (4.32%) ASP.NET Developer
12 89 (4.27%) SQL Server DBA
13 83 (3.98%) Senior Developer
14 73 (3.50%) Data Analyst
15 70 (3.36%) Administrator
16 64 (3.07%) Web Developer
17 62 (2.97%) Consultant
18 57 (2.73%) Applications Support
19 53 (2.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
20 51 (2.45%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 757 (36.31%) .NET
2 471 (22.59%) ASP.NET
3 319 (15.30%) HTML
4 275 (13.19%) CSS
5 259 (12.42%) XML
6 245 (11.75%) Web Services
7 225 (10.79%) jQuery
8 224 (10.74%) .NET Framework
9 219 (10.50%) WCF
10 191 (9.16%) ASP.NET MVC
11 124 (5.95%) MDX
12 118 (5.66%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 100 (4.80%) HTML5
13 100 (4.80%) Ajax
14 93 (4.46%) WPF
15 86 (4.12%) LINQ
16 72 (3.45%) SOAP
16 72 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 71 (3.41%) WinForms
18 69 (3.31%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 116 (5.56%) NHS
2 100 (4.80%) Clustering
3 90 (4.32%) Replication
4 57 (2.73%) Data Integration
5 38 (1.82%) Management Information System
6 34 (1.63%) Computer Science
7 30 (1.44%) Derivative
8 25 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
9 24 (1.15%) N-Tier
10 19 (0.91%) Data Extraction
10 19 (0.91%) Visualisation
11 18 (0.86%) Equities
12 17 (0.82%) PKI
13 16 (0.77%) DTV
14 14 (0.67%) Statistics
15 11 (0.53%) Hedge funds
16 10 (0.48%) Mobile App
16 10 (0.48%) Client/Server
17 8 (0.38%) Fixed Income
18 7 (0.34%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 353 (16.93%) Windows
2 72 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 66 (3.17%) UNIX
4 62 (2.97%) Windows Server 2003
5 45 (2.16%) Linux
6 17 (0.82%) Solaris
6 17 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (0.48%) Windows XP
9 9 (0.43%) Android
10 8 (0.38%) Windows 2000
11 7 (0.34%) Windows 7
12 6 (0.29%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
13 4 (0.19%) AIX
14 3 (0.14%) CentOS
15 2 (0.096%) Windows NT
15 2 (0.096%) SUSE
15 2 (0.096%) Debian
16 1 (0.048%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 486 (23.31%) Business Intelligence
2 386 (18.51%) ETL
3 245 (11.75%) MVC
4 226 (10.84%) Performance Tuning
5 204 (9.78%) Agile Software Development
6 178 (8.54%) Data Modelling
7 172 (8.25%) Unit Testing
8 170 (8.15%) Migration
9 158 (7.58%) TDD
10 134 (6.43%) Scrum
11 106 (5.08%) OO
12 99 (4.75%) Data Migration
13 97 (4.65%) Data Analysis
14 83 (3.98%) Continuous Integration
15 82 (3.93%) Workflow
16 79 (3.79%) Kimball Methodology
17 68 (3.26%) E-Commerce
18 63 (3.02%) CRM
19 62 (2.97%) Web Development
20 60 (2.88%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1946 (93.33%) SQL
2 678 (32.52%) C#
3 380 (18.23%) JavaScript
4 151 (7.24%) VB.NET
5 150 (7.19%) PL/SQL
6 93 (4.46%) VBA
7 85 (4.08%) Java
8 61 (2.93%) VB
9 48 (2.30%) PowerShell
10 37 (1.77%) VBScript
11 34 (1.63%) Perl
12 30 (1.44%) C++
12 30 (1.44%) Shell Script
13 23 (1.10%) VB6
14 20 (0.96%) PHP
14 20 (0.96%) C
15 15 (0.72%) Korn
16 10 (0.48%) XAML
17 9 (0.43%) Apex Code
17 9 (0.43%) Python
Qualifications
1 110 (5.28%) Security Cleared
2 91 (4.36%) SC Cleared
3 74 (3.55%) Degree
4 66 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 36 (1.73%) MCITP
6 32 (1.53%) MCTS
7 15 (0.72%) MCSE
8 14 (0.67%) ISEB
9 11 (0.53%) MCDBA
9 11 (0.53%) DV Cleared
10 9 (0.43%) ISTQB
11 8 (0.38%) MCSA
11 8 (0.38%) OCP
11 8 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
12 4 (0.19%) MCSD
13 3 (0.14%) MBA
13 3 (0.14%) RHCE
13 3 (0.14%) MCP
13 3 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 2 (0.096%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (4.27%) QA
2 54 (2.59%) SLA
3 11 (0.53%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.34%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.29%) HL7
6 5 (0.24%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.19%) ISO 14001
8 3 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.048%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.048%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.048%) EMIR
System Software
1 67 (3.21%) Active Directory
2 43 (2.06%) Oracle RMAN
3 29 (1.39%) Oracle RAC
4 17 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (0.53%) vSphere
6 6 (0.29%) LiteSpeed
7 5 (0.24%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.24%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (0.14%) XenApp
9 3 (0.14%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.048%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 38 (1.82%) Data Guard
2 27 (1.29%) SCCM
3 24 (1.15%) Control-M
4 21 (1.01%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 20 (0.96%) SCOM
6 12 (0.58%) WMI
7 7 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 5 (0.24%) Tivoli
8 5 (0.24%) EMC NetWorker
9 4 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (0.19%) BMC PATROL
9 4 (0.19%) NetBackup
9 4 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.096%) Ionix
10 2 (0.096%) MOM
10 2 (0.096%) CA SiteMinder
11 1 (0.048%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.048%) Foglight
11 1 (0.048%) Tivoli Monitoring
11 1 (0.048%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 569 (27.29%) Microsoft
2 238 (11.41%) Oracle
3 65 (3.12%) Sybase
4 61 (2.93%) Cognos
5 45 (2.16%) SAP
6 44 (2.11%) Business Objects
7 38 (1.82%) VMware
8 36 (1.73%) Tableau
9 33 (1.58%) IBM
10 27 (1.29%) Informatica
11 24 (1.15%) Sitecore
12 18 (0.86%) JBoss
13 17 (0.82%) Hyperion
13 17 (0.82%) DevExpress
13 17 (0.82%) Talend
14 14 (0.67%) Teradata
15 13 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
15 13 (0.62%) Ektron
16 12 (0.58%) CODA
17 11 (0.53%) Telerik
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 56 minutes ago
Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £300-£325
Posted: 1 hour ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
CPS Group UK
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Westbourne Partners
Rate: £275 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day plus Flexible working hours
Posted: 17 hours ago
West Midlands
Network IT Recruitment
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Adlam Consulting Ltd
Posted: 19 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £380.00 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Thebes IT
Rate: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Rate: £475 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I3
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Glastonbury, Somerset
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago