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 30 January 2015 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transact-SQL
Rank 116 95 97
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +2
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 937 938 942
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.84% 1.95% 2.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.84% 5.26% 5.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 705 613 574
Average daily rate
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£363 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.07% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £235 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 15
Average hourly rate £30.60 £31.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.09% +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.30 £20.70 £17.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £35.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%

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
19366 17833 17027
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.95% 37.03% 38.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 12920 11207 10448
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 487 705
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £14.95 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £44.55 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 -24 844 £375 +7.14% 582
London +15 420 £418 +4.37% 178
City of London +2 137 £425 - 68
South East -57 95 £338 +3.84% 93
Yorkshire -9 75 £313 -3.84% 83
South West -3 74 £330 +10.08% 39
North West -5 66 £300 +32.59% 61
Scotland +29 54 £345 +15.00% 23
West Yorkshire -4 50 £313 -3.84% 56
East of England -8 46 £289 -8.33% 37
Manchester +17 44 £300 +25.00% 35
West Midlands -18 44 £333 +16.15% 50
Somerset +21 30 £340 +38.77% 2
Leeds -12 29 £313 -3.84% 37
Buckinghamshire -11 28 £370 +23.33% 15
Edinburgh +16 26 £400 +23.07% 10
Wales +9 24 £309 -17.66% 21
Taunton - 23 £340 - 1
South Wales +5 21 £308 -18.00% 13
Hertfordshire +10 20 £363 +15.07% 13
East Midlands +9 19 £350 +6.06% 31
Cardiff - 19 £308 - 6
Glasgow +4 17 £325 +11.58% 6
Berkshire -27 17 £350 -3.44% 10
Hampshire -31 17 £325 +14.03% 23
South Yorkshire +8 16 £280 -10.40% 19
Surrey -3 15 £400 +2.62% 9
Milton Keynes -11 15 £363 +11.53% 11
Bristol -20 13 £338 +22.72% 8
Sheffield +7 12 £296 -5.20% 12

T-SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 1875 (95.52%) SQL
2 1501 (76.46%) SQL Server
3 866 (44.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 756 (38.51%) .NET
5 707 (36.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 690 (35.15%) C#
7 621 (31.64%) SQL Server 2008
8 615 (31.33%) Microsoft
9 460 (23.43%) Business Intelligence
10 459 (23.38%) ASP.NET
11 403 (20.53%) Agile Software Development
12 384 (19.56%) ETL
13 383 (19.51%) Finance
14 380 (19.36%) Data Warehouse
15 378 (19.26%) JavaScript
16 375 (19.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 312 (15.89%) HTML
18 270 (13.75%) SQL Server 2012
19 259 (13.19%) MVC
19 259 (13.19%) XML
20 257 (13.09%) MS Excel
21 235 (11.97%) CSS
21 235 (11.97%) .NET Framework
22 223 (11.36%) jQuery
23 205 (10.44%) ASP.NET MVC
24 203 (10.34%) Web Services
25 198 (10.09%) Migration
26 194 (9.88%) Visual Studio
27 193 (9.83%) Oracle
28 188 (9.58%) Windows

T-SQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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
1 131 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 78 (3.97%) IIS
3 52 (2.65%) CMS
4 35 (1.78%) SharePoint 2010
5 19 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
5 19 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
6 16 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
6 16 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
7 12 (0.61%) Apache
7 12 (0.61%) Node.js
8 11 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
9 10 (0.51%) ColdFusion
9 10 (0.51%) Umbraco
10 8 (0.41%) Railo
11 7 (0.36%) EPiServer CMS
11 7 (0.36%) Orchard CMS
11 7 (0.36%) Tomcat
12 6 (0.31%) WebLogic
12 6 (0.31%) Confluence
13 5 (0.25%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 257 (13.09%) MS Excel
2 102 (5.20%) MS Office
3 29 (1.48%) PowerPivot
4 16 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
5 14 (0.71%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.46%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.15%) SPSS
7 3 (0.15%) MS Project
7 3 (0.15%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.051%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 54 (2.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (1.83%) Markit EDM
3 22 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
4 17 (0.87%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 9 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 9 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
5 9 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
6 8 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
6 8 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
6 8 (0.41%) Oracle Receivables
6 8 (0.41%) Oracle Assets
7 7 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
8 6 (0.31%) SAP HR
9 5 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
10 4 (0.20%) Agresso
11 3 (0.15%) SAP Payroll
11 3 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
12 2 (0.10%) Cognos TM1
13 1 (0.051%) IntelliMatch
13 1 (0.051%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 15 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (0.31%) SaaS
3 5 (0.25%) GitHub
4 4 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.10%) IaaS
6 2 (0.10%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.051%) IBM Blueworks
7 1 (0.051%) SoftLayer
7 1 (0.051%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.051%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.051%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (1.83%) HTTP
2 27 (1.38%) Internet
3 17 (0.87%) Intranet
4 15 (0.76%) FTP
5 13 (0.66%) TCP/IP
6 11 (0.56%) DNS
7 9 (0.46%) SAN
8 7 (0.36%) Extranet
8 7 (0.36%) LDAP
9 6 (0.31%) LAN
9 6 (0.31%) PBX
9 6 (0.31%) VoIP
9 6 (0.31%) WAN
9 6 (0.31%) IP Telephony
9 6 (0.31%) Firewall
10 5 (0.25%) SSL
11 3 (0.15%) SSH
12 2 (0.10%) Network Security
12 2 (0.10%) Wireshark
13 1 (0.051%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1501 (76.46%) SQL Server
2 866 (44.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 707 (36.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 621 (31.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 380 (19.36%) Data Warehouse
6 375 (19.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 270 (13.75%) SQL Server 2012
8 185 (9.42%) SQL Server 2005
9 106 (5.40%) Relational Database
10 104 (5.30%) OLAP
11 83 (4.23%) QlikView
12 69 (3.52%) SQL Server 2000
13 67 (3.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 63 (3.21%) Crystal Reports
15 60 (3.06%) DTS
16 41 (2.09%) Oracle Database
16 41 (2.09%) RDBMS
17 38 (1.94%) OLAP Cube
18 31 (1.58%) MS Access
19 27 (1.38%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 194 (9.88%) Visual Studio
2 187 (9.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 73 (3.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 47 (2.39%) NUnit
5 41 (2.09%) Subversion
6 36 (1.83%) Git (software)
7 29 (1.48%) JIRA
8 27 (1.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 23 (1.17%) Moq
9 23 (1.17%) Rhino Mocks
9 23 (1.17%) SpecFlow
10 20 (1.02%) MSTest
11 17 (0.87%) Jenkins
11 17 (0.87%) Maven
12 16 (0.82%) TeamCity
13 13 (0.66%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
14 11 (0.56%) Selenium
14 11 (0.56%) Toad
15 9 (0.46%) Talend Open Studio
16 8 (0.41%) JUnit
General
1 383 (19.51%) Finance
2 132 (6.72%) Banking
3 57 (2.90%) Retail
4 45 (2.29%) Back Office
5 37 (1.88%) Investment Banking
5 37 (1.88%) Telecoms
6 33 (1.68%) Front Office
7 32 (1.63%) Marketing
8 27 (1.38%) Legal
9 15 (0.76%) Advertising
10 13 (0.66%) Manufacturing
11 11 (0.56%) Turkish Language
11 11 (0.56%) Financial Institution
12 9 (0.46%) Electronics
13 8 (0.41%) Retail Banking
14 6 (0.31%) Law
15 4 (0.20%) Multimedia
15 4 (0.20%) Billing
16 3 (0.15%) Military
17 2 (0.10%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1372 (69.89%) Developer
2 486 (24.76%) SQL Developer
3 273 (13.91%) .NET Developer
4 208 (10.60%) Analyst
5 194 (9.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 190 (9.68%) DBA
7 170 (8.66%) SQL DBA
8 139 (7.08%) C# Developer
9 109 (5.55%) Senior Developer
10 88 (4.48%) C# .NET Developer
11 75 (3.82%) SQL Server Developer
12 69 (3.52%) SQL Server DBA
13 63 (3.21%) Software Developer
14 62 (3.16%) Consultant
15 58 (2.95%) Web Developer
16 56 (2.85%) Microsoft Developer
17 53 (2.70%) Business Developer
18 52 (2.65%) ASP.NET Developer
19 49 (2.50%) Architect
20 48 (2.45%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 756 (38.51%) .NET
2 459 (23.38%) ASP.NET
3 312 (15.89%) HTML
4 259 (13.19%) XML
5 235 (11.97%) CSS
5 235 (11.97%) .NET Framework
6 223 (11.36%) jQuery
7 205 (10.44%) ASP.NET MVC
8 203 (10.34%) Web Services
9 186 (9.48%) WCF
10 127 (6.47%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 106 (5.40%) HTML5
12 100 (5.09%) LINQ
13 88 (4.48%) MDX
14 79 (4.02%) Ajax
15 78 (3.97%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 72 (3.67%) XSLT
17 62 (3.16%) CSS3
18 57 (2.90%) WPF
19 55 (2.80%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 159 (8.10%) Analytical Skills
2 144 (7.34%) NHS
3 76 (3.87%) Replication
4 58 (2.95%) Data Integration
5 45 (2.29%) Clustering
6 34 (1.73%) Computer Science
7 33 (1.68%) Data Structures
8 31 (1.58%) Inversion of Control
9 30 (1.53%) Visualisation
10 25 (1.27%) Hedge funds
11 21 (1.07%) Management Information System
12 19 (0.97%) Open Source
13 16 (0.82%) Data Extraction
13 16 (0.82%) Derivative
14 15 (0.76%) N-Tier
15 14 (0.71%) Mainframe
15 14 (0.71%) Fixed Income
15 14 (0.71%) Equities
15 14 (0.71%) Credit Risk
16 13 (0.66%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 188 (9.58%) Windows
2 74 (3.77%) UNIX
3 38 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (1.78%) Linux
5 29 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (0.76%) AIX
7 13 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (0.36%) Solaris
9 5 (0.25%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.25%) Android
10 4 (0.20%) SUSE
11 3 (0.15%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.15%) CentOS
11 3 (0.15%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.10%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.051%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.051%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.051%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 460 (23.43%) Business Intelligence
2 403 (20.53%) Agile Software Development
3 384 (19.56%) ETL
4 259 (13.19%) MVC
5 198 (10.09%) Migration
6 185 (9.42%) Scrum
7 160 (8.15%) Performance Tuning
8 152 (7.74%) Data Modelling
9 151 (7.69%) TDD
10 115 (5.86%) OO
11 114 (5.81%) Unit Testing
12 112 (5.71%) Data Migration
13 96 (4.89%) CRM
14 92 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
15 73 (3.72%) Data Analysis
16 67 (3.41%) Web Development
17 66 (3.36%) Workflow
18 65 (3.31%) Kimball Methodology
19 59 (3.01%) SOA
20 58 (2.95%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1875 (95.52%) SQL
2 690 (35.15%) C#
3 378 (19.26%) JavaScript
4 120 (6.11%) PL/SQL
5 96 (4.89%) VBA
6 92 (4.69%) VB.NET
7 82 (4.18%) Java
8 58 (2.95%) VB
9 54 (2.75%) Shell Script
10 53 (2.70%) PowerShell
11 48 (2.45%) VBScript
12 47 (2.39%) C++
13 30 (1.53%) XPath
14 28 (1.43%) VB6
15 19 (0.97%) Korn
16 17 (0.87%) Perl
16 17 (0.87%) PHP
17 13 (0.66%) Python
18 11 (0.56%) Ruby
18 11 (0.56%) XAML
Qualifications
1 81 (4.13%) Security Cleared
2 71 (3.62%) Degree
3 57 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 53 (2.70%) SC Cleared
5 18 (0.92%) MCTS
5 18 (0.92%) MCITP
6 16 (0.82%) ISEB
7 10 (0.51%) MCSE
8 9 (0.46%) ISTQB
8 9 (0.46%) DV Cleared
9 6 (0.31%) CCNA
9 6 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.25%) MCSA
11 2 (0.10%) MCDBA
11 2 (0.10%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 1 (0.051%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.051%) GNVQ
12 1 (0.051%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.051%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.051%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (2.29%) QA
2 18 (0.92%) Data Quality
3 17 (0.87%) SLA
4 15 (0.76%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.46%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.10%) COBIT
7 1 (0.051%) EMIR
7 1 (0.051%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.051%) HL7
7 1 (0.051%) RosettaNet
7 1 (0.051%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.051%) GxP
System Software
1 31 (1.58%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.41%) Oracle RMAN
4 7 (0.36%) vSphere
4 7 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.15%) XenApp
6 2 (0.10%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.051%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.051%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.051%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.051%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.051%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 17 (0.87%) SCOM
2 16 (0.82%) Control-M
3 7 (0.36%) Data Guard
4 6 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (0.20%) Puppet
6 4 (0.20%) SCOrch
6 4 (0.20%) SCSM
7 3 (0.15%) SCCM
7 3 (0.15%) BMC PATROL
7 3 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.10%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (0.10%) WMI
8 2 (0.10%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.051%) WSUS
9 1 (0.051%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 615 (31.33%) Microsoft
2 193 (9.83%) Oracle
3 64 (3.26%) Sybase
4 54 (2.75%) Business Objects
5 42 (2.14%) Cognos
6 38 (1.94%) SAP
7 31 (1.58%) Tableau
7 31 (1.58%) Informatica
8 20 (1.02%) VMware
8 20 (1.02%) Teradata
8 20 (1.02%) Sitecore
9 19 (0.97%) HP
10 17 (0.87%) DevExpress
11 13 (0.66%) Netezza
11 13 (0.66%) Kofax
12 11 (0.56%) BMC
13 9 (0.46%) Talend
13 9 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
14 8 (0.41%) Siebel
14 8 (0.41%) IBM
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates + Negotiable
Posted: 3 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
LEXSTRA
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Depending on experience
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Rate: £250 per day based on a 7 hour day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: market rate
Posted: 8 hours ago
North West
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: Competitive Rate
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £275 - £330 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: £Neg
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300.00 - £340.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 3 days ago