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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transact-SQL
Rank 122 88 93
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +5
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 919 1087 1158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.68% 2.13% 2.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.56% 5.58% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 624 680 704
Average daily rate
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£363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 28
Average hourly rate £20.06 £31.25 £33.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.80% -6.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £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 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-13.72% -29.54%
Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
20133 19482 20816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.85% 38.10% 36.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 12863 12054 12440
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 411 554 799
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.01 £15.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £50.00 £45.00
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 1 August 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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -28 870 £364 -3.00% 480
London -53 355 £443 +6.94% 161
South East -14 150 £300 -11.43% 79
City of London -1 129 £475 +11.76% 52
North West +1 89 £320 +2.40% 63
South West +15 81 £335 +21.81% 39
East of England -5 69 £390 +20.00% 34
West Midlands -8 47 £300 +3.44% 38
Manchester +7 40 £275 -8.33% 26
Yorkshire -20 38 £300 -1.63% 45
Cheshire +23 33 £350 +4.86% 19
Berkshire -31 32 £363 +9.84% 11
Bristol +2 31 £340 +26.51% 11
Hampshire -22 28 £371 +10.00% 14
Scotland -18 24 £350 -9.67% 19
West Yorkshire -13 23 £300 +4.34% 27
Reading -8 20 £363 -9.37% 8
East Midlands -16 20 £300 -11.11% 14
Hertfordshire -1 19 £388 +19.23% 8
Buckinghamshire -7 18 £285 -23.48% 9
Somerset -1 17 £350 +13.82% 5
Suffolk -6 16 £413 +10.00% 3
Kent -8 16 £250 -21.87% 6
North East -11 16 £325 +8.33% 8
Ipswich 0 15 £413 -0.06% 2
Birmingham -2 15 £313 +4.16% 14
Oxfordshire +9 14 £350 +55.55% 7
Surrey +2 14 £240 -14.28% 14
East Sussex -1 12 £388 +10.32% 6
Milton Keynes -2 12 £300 -20.00% 5

T-SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 1938 (93.17%) SQL
2 1522 (73.17%) SQL Server
3 872 (41.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 757 (36.39%) .NET
5 708 (34.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 676 (32.50%) C#
7 644 (30.96%) SQL Server 2008
8 570 (27.40%) Microsoft
9 484 (23.27%) Business Intelligence
10 472 (22.69%) ASP.NET
11 415 (19.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 409 (19.66%) Finance
13 391 (18.80%) Data Warehouse
14 385 (18.51%) JavaScript
15 382 (18.37%) ETL
16 355 (17.07%) Windows
17 322 (15.48%) HTML
18 293 (14.09%) MS Excel
19 291 (13.99%) SQL Server 2005
20 276 (13.27%) CSS
21 260 (12.50%) XML
22 247 (11.88%) Web Services
22 247 (11.88%) MVC
23 239 (11.49%) SQL Server 2012
24 238 (11.44%) Oracle
25 226 (10.87%) jQuery
26 225 (10.82%) Performance Tuning
27 224 (10.77%) .NET Framework
28 214 (10.29%) WCF
29 202 (9.71%) Agile Software Development

T-SQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (7.64%) SharePoint
2 116 (5.58%) IIS
3 55 (2.64%) CMS
4 45 (2.16%) SharePoint 2010
5 41 (1.97%) SharePoint Server
6 34 (1.63%) BizTalk Server
7 26 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
8 24 (1.15%) Umbraco
8 24 (1.15%) Sitecore CMS
9 19 (0.91%) WebLogic
10 16 (0.77%) Apache
10 16 (0.77%) Tomcat
11 12 (0.58%) Node.js
12 11 (0.53%) WebSphere
13 10 (0.48%) SAS
14 9 (0.43%) Confluence
15 8 (0.38%) Apache Solr
15 8 (0.38%) MS Project Server
16 5 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
16 5 (0.24%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 293 (14.09%) MS Excel
2 56 (2.69%) MS Office
3 20 (0.96%) InfoPath
4 18 (0.87%) PowerPivot
5 11 (0.53%) MS Project
6 10 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.29%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (0.14%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.096%) SPSS
11 1 (0.048%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 37 (1.78%) Markit EDM
1 37 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (1.06%) Oracle Applications
3 20 (0.96%) Oracle EBS R12
3 20 (0.96%) Oracle General Ledger
3 20 (0.96%) Oracle Payables
3 20 (0.96%) Oracle Receivables
3 20 (0.96%) Oracle Assets
4 16 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 14 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
6 10 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
7 8 (0.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 7 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
9 5 (0.24%) Summit
9 5 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
9 5 (0.24%) Agresso
10 3 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
11 2 (0.096%) Tridion
12 1 (0.048%) Adaptiv
12 1 (0.048%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 17 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (0.53%) SaaS
3 7 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.096%) PaaS
5 1 (0.048%) Office 365
5 1 (0.048%) GitHub
5 1 (0.048%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.048%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 38 (1.83%) SAN
2 36 (1.73%) HTTP
3 34 (1.63%) Internet
4 24 (1.15%) DNS
5 19 (0.91%) FTP
5 19 (0.91%) LDAP
6 17 (0.82%) TCP/IP
7 11 (0.53%) Firewall
8 9 (0.43%) Broadband
8 9 (0.43%) Intranet
8 9 (0.43%) Extranet
8 9 (0.43%) Network Security
9 4 (0.19%) NAS
9 4 (0.19%) Kerberos
9 4 (0.19%) DHCP
10 2 (0.096%) X.509
10 2 (0.096%) SSL
10 2 (0.096%) SSH
11 1 (0.048%) Wireless
11 1 (0.048%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1522 (73.17%) SQL Server
2 872 (41.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 708 (34.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 644 (30.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 415 (19.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 391 (18.80%) Data Warehouse
7 291 (13.99%) SQL Server 2005
8 239 (11.49%) SQL Server 2012
9 129 (6.20%) OLAP
10 116 (5.58%) Oracle Database
11 114 (5.48%) SQL Server 2000
12 113 (5.43%) DTS
13 109 (5.24%) Relational Database
14 77 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
15 73 (3.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 62 (2.98%) QlikView
17 51 (2.45%) Oracle Database 10g
18 50 (2.40%) Crystal Reports
19 40 (1.92%) MySQL
20 39 (1.88%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 187 (8.99%) Visual Studio
2 165 (7.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 71 (3.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 63 (3.03%) Subversion
5 40 (1.92%) Git (software)
6 34 (1.63%) NUnit
7 30 (1.44%) TeamCity
8 25 (1.20%) JIRA
9 21 (1.01%) MSTest
9 21 (1.01%) Selenium
10 18 (0.87%) SpecFlow
10 18 (0.87%) Toad
10 18 (0.87%) Jenkins
11 17 (0.82%) Maven
12 16 (0.77%) Talend Open Studio
12 16 (0.77%) Rhino Mocks
12 16 (0.77%) JUnit
13 15 (0.72%) Eclipse
14 14 (0.67%) ERwin
15 12 (0.58%) Moq
General
1 409 (19.66%) Finance
2 129 (6.20%) Banking
3 56 (2.69%) Retail
4 48 (2.31%) Marketing
5 47 (2.26%) Investment Banking
6 33 (1.59%) Manufacturing
7 29 (1.39%) Back Office
8 26 (1.25%) Front Office
9 25 (1.20%) Telecoms
10 24 (1.15%) Legal
10 24 (1.15%) Financial Institution
11 20 (0.96%) Advertising
12 17 (0.82%) Electronics
13 12 (0.58%) Retail Banking
14 10 (0.48%) Publishing
15 9 (0.43%) Games
16 6 (0.29%) Billing
17 5 (0.24%) Law
18 4 (0.19%) Local Government
18 4 (0.19%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1357 (65.24%) Developer
2 424 (20.38%) SQL Developer
3 291 (13.99%) .NET Developer
4 256 (12.31%) Analyst
5 238 (11.44%) DBA
6 206 (9.90%) SQL DBA
7 176 (8.46%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 157 (7.55%) C# Developer
9 104 (5.00%) SQL Server Developer
10 92 (4.42%) C# .NET Developer
11 91 (4.38%) ASP.NET Developer
12 87 (4.18%) SQL Server DBA
13 86 (4.13%) Senior Developer
14 74 (3.56%) Data Analyst
15 72 (3.46%) Administrator
16 64 (3.08%) Web Developer
17 62 (2.98%) Consultant
18 58 (2.79%) Applications Support
19 53 (2.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
20 51 (2.45%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 757 (36.39%) .NET
2 472 (22.69%) ASP.NET
3 322 (15.48%) HTML
4 276 (13.27%) CSS
5 260 (12.50%) XML
6 247 (11.88%) Web Services
7 226 (10.87%) jQuery
8 224 (10.77%) .NET Framework
9 214 (10.29%) WCF
10 190 (9.13%) ASP.NET MVC
11 120 (5.77%) MDX
12 118 (5.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 101 (4.86%) HTML5
13 101 (4.86%) Ajax
14 93 (4.47%) WPF
15 86 (4.13%) LINQ
16 71 (3.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 70 (3.37%) CSS3
17 70 (3.37%) WinForms
18 68 (3.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 119 (5.72%) NHS
2 98 (4.71%) Clustering
3 92 (4.42%) Replication
4 56 (2.69%) Data Integration
5 39 (1.88%) Management Information System
6 36 (1.73%) Computer Science
7 30 (1.44%) Derivative
8 25 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
9 24 (1.15%) N-Tier
10 19 (0.91%) Visualisation
11 18 (0.87%) Data Extraction
11 18 (0.87%) Equities
12 17 (0.82%) PKI
13 16 (0.77%) DTV
14 14 (0.67%) Statistics
15 12 (0.58%) Hedge funds
16 10 (0.48%) Mobile App
17 9 (0.43%) Client/Server
18 8 (0.38%) Fixed Income
19 7 (0.34%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 355 (17.07%) Windows
2 77 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 66 (3.17%) UNIX
4 65 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 45 (2.16%) Linux
6 17 (0.82%) Solaris
6 17 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (0.58%) Windows XP
8 11 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (0.43%) Android
10 8 (0.38%) Windows 2000
11 6 (0.29%) Windows 7
11 6 (0.29%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (0.19%) AIX
13 3 (0.14%) CentOS
14 2 (0.096%) Windows NT
14 2 (0.096%) SUSE
14 2 (0.096%) Debian
15 1 (0.048%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 484 (23.27%) Business Intelligence
2 382 (18.37%) ETL
3 247 (11.88%) MVC
4 225 (10.82%) Performance Tuning
5 202 (9.71%) Agile Software Development
6 175 (8.41%) Unit Testing
7 172 (8.27%) Data Modelling
7 172 (8.27%) Migration
8 159 (7.64%) TDD
9 135 (6.49%) Scrum
10 107 (5.14%) OO
11 99 (4.76%) Data Migration
12 98 (4.71%) Data Analysis
13 85 (4.09%) Continuous Integration
14 81 (3.89%) Workflow
15 78 (3.75%) Kimball Methodology
16 66 (3.17%) E-Commerce
17 65 (3.13%) CRM
18 62 (2.98%) Web Development
19 58 (2.79%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1938 (93.17%) SQL
2 676 (32.50%) C#
3 385 (18.51%) JavaScript
4 151 (7.26%) PL/SQL
5 150 (7.21%) VB.NET
6 87 (4.18%) VBA
7 86 (4.13%) Java
8 59 (2.84%) VB
9 50 (2.40%) PowerShell
10 36 (1.73%) VBScript
11 34 (1.63%) Perl
12 33 (1.59%) C++
13 31 (1.49%) Shell Script
14 23 (1.11%) VB6
15 21 (1.01%) PHP
16 20 (0.96%) C
17 15 (0.72%) Korn
18 9 (0.43%) Python
19 8 (0.38%) XAML
19 8 (0.38%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 109 (5.24%) Security Cleared
2 91 (4.38%) SC Cleared
3 76 (3.65%) Degree
4 65 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 35 (1.68%) MCITP
6 31 (1.49%) MCTS
7 15 (0.72%) MCSE
8 14 (0.67%) ISEB
9 11 (0.53%) MCDBA
10 10 (0.48%) DV Cleared
10 10 (0.48%) ISTQB
11 9 (0.43%) MCSA
12 8 (0.38%) OCP
12 8 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
13 4 (0.19%) MCSD
14 3 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 3 (0.14%) MBA
14 3 (0.14%) MCP
14 3 (0.14%) MCT
14 3 (0.14%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (4.33%) QA
2 53 (2.55%) SLA
3 11 (0.53%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.38%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.29%) HL7
6 5 (0.24%) ISO 14001
6 5 (0.24%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.048%) EMIR
8 1 (0.048%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.048%) Solvency II
System Software
1 66 (3.17%) Active Directory
2 44 (2.12%) Oracle RMAN
3 28 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
4 16 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (0.53%) vSphere
6 6 (0.29%) LiteSpeed
7 5 (0.24%) VMware ESX
7 5 (0.24%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (0.14%) ISA Server
9 3 (0.14%) XenApp
10 1 (0.048%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 38 (1.83%) Data Guard
2 27 (1.30%) 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%) Opscode Chef
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
10 2 (0.096%) Ionix
10 2 (0.096%) MOM
10 2 (0.096%) CA SiteMinder
11 1 (0.048%) Salt
11 1 (0.048%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.048%) Foglight
11 1 (0.048%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 570 (27.40%) Microsoft
2 238 (11.44%) Oracle
3 67 (3.22%) Sybase
4 64 (3.08%) Cognos
5 46 (2.21%) SAP
6 43 (2.07%) Business Objects
7 38 (1.83%) VMware
8 35 (1.68%) IBM
9 33 (1.59%) Tableau
10 27 (1.30%) Informatica
11 24 (1.15%) Sitecore
12 18 (0.87%) JBoss
13 17 (0.82%) Hyperion
14 16 (0.77%) DevExpress
14 16 (0.77%) Talend
15 15 (0.72%) Teradata
16 13 (0.63%) CODA
16 13 (0.63%) Ektron
17 12 (0.58%) Telerik
18 11 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
Central London / West End
Bite Consulting
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day
Posted: 29 minutes ago
Basildon, Essex
Connectus
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 40 minutes ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 - 325 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I3
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Rate: £150 - £220 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Eames Consulting
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Lancaster, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £385 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harris Global
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Rate: £350 - £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North East
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
asos
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