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 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.

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 92 88 135
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +47
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 1156 974 886
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.05% 2.04% 1.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.56% 5.53% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 771 627 521
Average daily rate £350 £348 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% -7.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 40 22
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £32.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £15.31 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £43.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
20800 17600 21068
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.94% 36.88% 34.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 13477 10833 12444
Average daily rate £375 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £555 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 487 629 742
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £44.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 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
England 0 1099 £350 +2.94% 578
London +8 480 £400 - 177
South East -6 155 £325 - 109
City of London -5 136 £419 -1.47% 68
North West +12 105 £325 - 70
Yorkshire -7 100 £300 -4.00% 60
East of England -20 86 £350 +22.80% 39
South West +10 68 £328 +19.09% 47
West Midlands -19 56 £315 -1.56% 44
Berkshire +7 55 £338 +16.88% 20
Manchester -1 55 £340 +7.93% 32
West Yorkshire -8 55 £325 +4.00% 38
East Midlands +9 45 £300 +11.11% 19
Leeds -3 40 £325 +8.33% 23
Reading +28 38 £325 - 10
Scotland -12 36 £348 -13.12% 27
Suffolk +7 25 £425 +60.37% 9
Leicestershire +7 25 £300 +4.34% 9
Leicester +4 24 £288 - 6
Ipswich +2 24 £425 +30.76% 6
Cheshire -5 23 £350 -6.54% 22
Hampshire -10 22 £335 -4.28% 16
Somerset +11 21 £328 -2.23% 4
South Yorkshire +10 21 £250 -23.07% 9
Surrey -6 20 £385 +28.33% 20
Hertfordshire -12 20 £333 +10.37% 5
Essex -15 20 £325 +0.38% 6
Bristol -6 19 £325 +8.33% 21
North Yorkshire -2 16 £250 -33.33% 10
Chester -3 15 £353 -15.82% 1

T-SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1989 (94.09%) SQL
2 1578 (74.65%) SQL Server
3 897 (42.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 774 (36.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 761 (36.00%) .NET
6 696 (32.92%) SQL Server 2008
7 667 (31.55%) C#
8 597 (28.24%) Microsoft
9 504 (23.84%) Business Intelligence
10 446 (21.10%) Data Warehouse
11 442 (20.91%) ASP.NET
12 437 (20.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 396 (18.73%) ETL
14 364 (17.22%) Finance
15 349 (16.51%) JavaScript
16 342 (16.18%) SQL Server 2005
17 328 (15.52%) Windows
18 322 (15.23%) MS Excel
19 304 (14.38%) HTML
20 274 (12.96%) XML
21 260 (12.30%) Oracle
22 251 (11.87%) Web Services
22 251 (11.87%) SQL Server 2012
23 247 (11.68%) CSS
24 244 (11.54%) jQuery
25 229 (10.83%) Performance Tuning
26 219 (10.36%) WCF
27 214 (10.12%) .NET Framework
28 211 (9.98%) Visual Studio
29 210 (9.93%) MVC

T-SQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 169 (7.99%) SharePoint
2 96 (4.54%) IIS
3 54 (2.55%) SharePoint 2010
4 45 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
5 38 (1.80%) CMS
6 27 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
7 26 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
8 22 (1.04%) WebSphere
9 13 (0.61%) WebLogic
10 11 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
11 10 (0.47%) Apache Solr
12 9 (0.43%) WordPress
12 9 (0.43%) Umbraco
12 9 (0.43%) Alfresco
12 9 (0.43%) DNN
12 9 (0.43%) Drupal
12 9 (0.43%) Joomla!
13 8 (0.38%) Apache
14 7 (0.33%) MS Project Server
14 7 (0.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 322 (15.23%) MS Excel
2 74 (3.50%) MS Office
3 25 (1.18%) PowerPivot
4 20 (0.95%) InfoPath
5 17 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (0.43%) MS Project
7 8 (0.38%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (0.14%) FastStats
9 2 (0.095%) Mingle
10 1 (0.047%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 32 (1.51%) Markit EDM
2 17 (0.80%) Oracle Applications
3 16 (0.76%) Oracle Payables
3 16 (0.76%) Oracle Receivables
3 16 (0.76%) Oracle Assets
3 16 (0.76%) Oracle EBS R12
3 16 (0.76%) Oracle General Ledger
4 14 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
5 10 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
6 9 (0.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 9 (0.43%) SAP SD
6 9 (0.43%) SAP FI
6 9 (0.43%) SAP MM
6 9 (0.43%) SAP CRM
7 7 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 6 (0.28%) Summit
8 6 (0.28%) Cognos TM1
9 4 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
9 4 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (0.14%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 23 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (0.47%) SaaS
3 3 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.095%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.047%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (1.66%) SAN
2 25 (1.18%) Internet
3 20 (0.95%) HTTP
4 16 (0.76%) DNS
5 12 (0.57%) FTP
6 10 (0.47%) LDAP
7 8 (0.38%) Intranet
8 7 (0.33%) Network Security
8 7 (0.33%) DHCP
9 6 (0.28%) Broadband
10 5 (0.24%) Kerberos
11 4 (0.19%) Firewall
12 3 (0.14%) NAS
12 3 (0.14%) TCP/IP
13 2 (0.095%) VPN
13 2 (0.095%) RTP
13 2 (0.095%) SSL
13 2 (0.095%) iSCSI
14 1 (0.047%) 4G
14 1 (0.047%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1578 (74.65%) SQL Server
2 897 (42.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 774 (36.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 696 (32.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 446 (21.10%) Data Warehouse
6 437 (20.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 342 (16.18%) SQL Server 2005
8 251 (11.87%) SQL Server 2012
9 119 (5.63%) OLAP
10 113 (5.35%) Oracle Database
11 106 (5.01%) Relational Database
12 100 (4.73%) DTS
13 99 (4.68%) SQL Server 2000
14 81 (3.83%) Oracle Database 11g
15 79 (3.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 78 (3.69%) QlikView
17 53 (2.51%) MS Access
18 43 (2.03%) Crystal Reports
19 40 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
20 38 (1.80%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 211 (9.98%) Visual Studio
2 129 (6.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 54 (2.55%) Subversion
4 48 (2.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 38 (1.80%) Git (software)
6 29 (1.37%) NUnit
7 25 (1.18%) SpecFlow
8 23 (1.09%) TeamCity
9 18 (0.85%) Cucumber
9 18 (0.85%) Moq
9 18 (0.85%) JIRA
10 16 (0.76%) Selenium
11 14 (0.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 13 (0.61%) Rhino Mocks
12 13 (0.61%) JUnit
12 13 (0.61%) Toad
13 12 (0.57%) Maven
14 10 (0.47%) Eclipse
14 10 (0.47%) QuickTest Pro
14 10 (0.47%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 364 (17.22%) Finance
2 154 (7.28%) Banking
3 63 (2.98%) Investment Banking
4 50 (2.37%) Retail
5 32 (1.51%) Front Office
6 28 (1.32%) Marketing
7 22 (1.04%) Legal
8 21 (0.99%) Back Office
8 21 (0.99%) Financial Institution
9 17 (0.80%) Manufacturing
10 16 (0.76%) Telecoms
11 14 (0.66%) Advertising
12 12 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
13 11 (0.52%) Retail Banking
14 9 (0.43%) Electronics
15 8 (0.38%) Publishing
16 5 (0.24%) Military
17 4 (0.19%) German Language
18 3 (0.14%) Law
18 3 (0.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 1413 (66.84%) Developer
2 432 (20.44%) SQL Developer
3 315 (14.90%) .NET Developer
4 254 (12.02%) Analyst
5 250 (11.83%) DBA
6 217 (10.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 212 (10.03%) SQL DBA
8 173 (8.18%) C# Developer
9 141 (6.67%) SQL Server Developer
10 111 (5.25%) C# .NET Developer
11 108 (5.11%) ASP.NET Developer
12 107 (5.06%) SQL Server DBA
13 90 (4.26%) Senior Developer
14 70 (3.31%) Consultant
15 68 (3.22%) Data Analyst
16 67 (3.17%) Administrator
17 64 (3.03%) Applications Support
18 62 (2.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 55 (2.60%) Business Developer
20 53 (2.51%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 761 (36.00%) .NET
2 442 (20.91%) ASP.NET
3 304 (14.38%) HTML
4 274 (12.96%) XML
5 251 (11.87%) Web Services
6 247 (11.68%) CSS
7 244 (11.54%) jQuery
8 219 (10.36%) WCF
9 214 (10.12%) .NET Framework
10 144 (6.81%) MDX
10 144 (6.81%) Ajax
10 144 (6.81%) ASP.NET MVC
11 129 (6.10%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 99 (4.68%) LINQ
13 96 (4.54%) SOAP
14 88 (4.16%) WPF
15 72 (3.41%) HTML5
16 68 (3.22%) WinForms
17 61 (2.89%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 54 (2.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 146 (6.91%) NHS
2 84 (3.97%) Clustering
3 73 (3.45%) Replication
4 52 (2.46%) Data Integration
5 50 (2.37%) Computer Science
6 46 (2.18%) Derivative
7 32 (1.51%) N-Tier
8 25 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
9 24 (1.14%) Management Information System
9 24 (1.14%) Equities
10 17 (0.80%) Statistics
10 17 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 16 (0.76%) Client/Server
12 15 (0.71%) Mobile App
13 14 (0.66%) Data Extraction
14 13 (0.61%) Inversion of Control
15 12 (0.57%) Visualisation
16 10 (0.47%) Data Conversion
17 9 (0.43%) Market Risk
17 9 (0.43%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 328 (15.52%) Windows
2 82 (3.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 80 (3.78%) UNIX
4 60 (2.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 40 (1.89%) Linux
6 25 (1.18%) Solaris
7 16 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (0.57%) Android
9 10 (0.47%) Windows 2000
10 8 (0.38%) AIX
11 7 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
11 7 (0.33%) Windows XP
12 6 (0.28%) Apple iOS
13 5 (0.24%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.19%) Windows Phone
15 3 (0.14%) Windows NT
16 2 (0.095%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.095%) Windows Mobile
17 1 (0.047%) Windows Vista
17 1 (0.047%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 504 (23.84%) Business Intelligence
2 396 (18.73%) ETL
3 229 (10.83%) Performance Tuning
4 210 (9.93%) MVC
5 200 (9.46%) Agile Software Development
6 176 (8.33%) Data Modelling
7 172 (8.14%) Migration
8 151 (7.14%) TDD
9 135 (6.39%) Scrum
10 124 (5.87%) Unit Testing
11 105 (4.97%) OO
12 97 (4.59%) Data Migration
13 93 (4.40%) Workflow
14 85 (4.02%) Data Analysis
15 75 (3.55%) Web Development
16 71 (3.36%) Kimball Methodology
17 67 (3.17%) UML
18 63 (2.98%) Continuous Integration
19 62 (2.93%) ITIL
20 59 (2.79%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1989 (94.09%) SQL
2 667 (31.55%) C#
3 349 (16.51%) JavaScript
4 164 (7.76%) PL/SQL
5 163 (7.71%) VB.NET
6 95 (4.49%) Java
7 83 (3.93%) VBA
8 69 (3.26%) VB
9 35 (1.66%) PowerShell
10 33 (1.56%) Perl
10 33 (1.56%) VBScript
11 29 (1.37%) C
12 28 (1.32%) C++
13 27 (1.28%) Shell Script
14 22 (1.04%) VB6
15 16 (0.76%) XPath
16 11 (0.52%) PHP
17 10 (0.47%) XAML
17 10 (0.47%) Korn
18 9 (0.43%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Qualifications
1 101 (4.78%) Security Cleared
2 93 (4.40%) Degree
3 73 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 63 (2.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 34 (1.61%) MCITP
6 28 (1.32%) MCTS
7 12 (0.57%) ISEB
8 8 (0.38%) MCSE
8 8 (0.38%) DV Cleared
9 7 (0.33%) ISTQB
9 7 (0.33%) OCP
9 7 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
10 6 (0.28%) MCSA
11 5 (0.24%) MCSD
12 4 (0.19%) MCDBA
12 4 (0.19%) MCP
13 3 (0.14%) MBA
14 2 (0.095%) MCAD
14 2 (0.095%) A+ Certification
15 1 (0.047%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (4.30%) QA
2 64 (3.03%) SLA
3 9 (0.43%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.38%) Basel III
4 8 (0.38%) WCAG
5 6 (0.28%) HL7
6 5 (0.24%) Solvency II
6 5 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.14%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.095%) GxP
8 2 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.047%) EMIR
9 1 (0.047%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.047%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 55 (2.60%) Active Directory
2 28 (1.32%) Oracle RMAN
3 26 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
4 14 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (0.38%) vSphere
6 5 (0.24%) LiteSpeed
6 5 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.14%) XenApp
8 1 (0.047%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 29 (1.37%) Data Guard
2 21 (0.99%) SCCM
3 17 (0.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 14 (0.66%) SCOM
5 11 (0.52%) Control-M
6 5 (0.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 5 (0.24%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.14%) SCOrch
7 3 (0.14%) SCSM
7 3 (0.14%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.095%) MOM
8 2 (0.095%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (0.095%) Ionix
8 2 (0.095%) WMI
9 1 (0.047%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.047%) Puppet
9 1 (0.047%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.047%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.047%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 1 (0.047%) Foglight
Vendors
1 597 (28.24%) Microsoft
2 260 (12.30%) Oracle
3 62 (2.93%) Cognos
4 60 (2.84%) Sybase
5 52 (2.46%) Business Objects
6 44 (2.08%) Tableau
7 30 (1.42%) VMware
8 29 (1.37%) SAP
9 28 (1.32%) Informatica
10 22 (1.04%) Hyperion
11 19 (0.90%) Citrix
12 17 (0.80%) Sitecore
12 17 (0.80%) CODA
13 15 (0.71%) Ektron
14 12 (0.57%) IBM
15 11 (0.52%) Twitter
15 11 (0.52%) RedDot
16 10 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
16 10 (0.47%) Talend
17 9 (0.43%) EPiServer
South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Engineering
Rate: £300.00 - £330.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Westbourne Partners
Rate: Up to £370 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Westbourne Partners
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Expand Research LLP
Rate: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harris Global
Rate: Up to £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Engineering
Rate: £300.00 - £330.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £28 - £32 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Vertical IT
Rate: £225 - £275 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
People Source Consulting
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 3 days ago
South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 3 days ago