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 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transact-SQL
Rank 116 88 102
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +14
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 1024 1189 1163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.78% 2.25% 1.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.82% 5.77% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 725 793 676
Average daily rate
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£375 £367 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.17% +4.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £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 18 26
Average hourly rate £33.75 £25.25 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.66% -8.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.06 £17.00 £16.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £162.18 £82.41 £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
21256 20591 21864
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.98% 38.98% 37.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 13624 13032 12983
Average daily rate £390 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £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 419 563 755
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 £14.95 £15.40 £17.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £47.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 16 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 16 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 16 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
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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 -29 933 £375 - 515
London -42 395 £425 +6.25% 169
South East -23 142 £319 -5.90% 67
City of London -3 135 £450 +5.88% 57
North West +15 104 £313 +4.16% 92
South West +21 83 £327 +3.07% 37
East of England -45 60 £400 +14.28% 31
West Midlands -3 53 £320 +7.56% 40
Scotland +23 51 £400 +23.07% 16
Manchester -2 51 £300 - 42
Yorkshire -34 47 £305 -3.93% 53
Glasgow +14 34 £425 - 9
Somerset +10 27 £330 +7.23% 4
East Midlands -18 27 £308 -6.10% 15
Berkshire -3 26 £375 +11.11% 16
West Yorkshire -21 26 £306 -2.00% 38
Cheshire +20 25 £338 +0.74% 30
Hampshire -22 24 £375 +9.09% 11
Hertfordshire -12 22 £400 +30.08% 5
Birmingham -3 21 £350 +16.66% 12
Surrey +5 19 £305 -2.40% 18
Buckinghamshire -3 19 £300 -20.00% 4
Lancashire -10 19 £313 - 4
Taunton - 18 £320 - 1
Bristol -8 17 £325 +18.18% 15
East Sussex -14 17 £400 +28.00% 6
North East -22 17 £325 +13.04% 12
Reading +4 16 £375 -11.76% 8
Brighton -3 15 - - 5
Gloucestershire -5 15 £294 -5.47% 7

T-SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 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 1948 (94.02%) SQL
2 1520 (73.36%) SQL Server
3 852 (41.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 752 (36.29%) .NET
5 710 (34.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 679 (32.77%) C#
7 615 (29.68%) SQL Server 2008
8 591 (28.52%) Microsoft
9 496 (23.94%) ASP.NET
10 492 (23.75%) Business Intelligence
11 424 (20.46%) Finance
12 403 (19.45%) Data Warehouse
13 398 (19.21%) JavaScript
14 393 (18.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 392 (18.92%) ETL
16 387 (18.68%) Agile Software Development
17 331 (15.97%) Windows
18 326 (15.73%) HTML
19 299 (14.43%) MS Excel
20 274 (13.22%) MVC
21 268 (12.93%) CSS
22 261 (12.60%) SQL Server 2005
23 259 (12.50%) XML
24 257 (12.40%) Oracle
25 249 (12.02%) SQL Server 2012
26 230 (11.10%) jQuery
27 216 (10.42%) ASP.NET MVC
28 214 (10.33%) .NET Framework
29 211 (10.18%) Web Services
30 204 (9.85%) Performance Tuning

T-SQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 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
1 170 (8.20%) SharePoint
2 118 (5.69%) IIS
3 56 (2.70%) CMS
4 48 (2.32%) SharePoint 2010
5 41 (1.98%) SharePoint Server
6 35 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
7 27 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
8 25 (1.21%) Sitecore CMS
9 22 (1.06%) Umbraco
10 18 (0.87%) Tomcat
11 16 (0.77%) Apache
11 16 (0.77%) Oracle Workflow
12 14 (0.68%) WebLogic
12 14 (0.68%) ColdFusion
13 10 (0.48%) Node.js
14 9 (0.43%) Confluence
14 9 (0.43%) WebSphere
15 8 (0.39%) Apache Solr
15 8 (0.39%) Railo
16 7 (0.34%) SAS
Applications
1 299 (14.43%) MS Excel
2 60 (2.90%) MS Office
3 22 (1.06%) InfoPath
4 17 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
4 17 (0.82%) PowerPivot
5 9 (0.43%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (0.24%) MS Project
8 3 (0.14%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.097%) SPSS
10 1 (0.048%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 41 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (1.45%) Markit EDM
3 27 (1.30%) 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 (1.16%) Oracle Applications
6 22 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
7 18 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 11 (0.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 8 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
10 6 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
11 4 (0.19%) Cognos TM1
11 4 (0.19%) Summit
11 4 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
11 4 (0.19%) Agresso
12 2 (0.097%) Tridion
13 1 (0.048%) Adaptiv
13 1 (0.048%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (0.48%) SaaS
3 8 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.29%) GitHub
5 2 (0.097%) PaaS
5 2 (0.097%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.097%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.048%) Office 365
6 1 (0.048%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 45 (2.17%) HTTP
2 38 (1.83%) Internet
3 34 (1.64%) SAN
4 26 (1.25%) DNS
5 20 (0.97%) LDAP
6 19 (0.92%) FTP
6 19 (0.92%) TCP/IP
7 16 (0.77%) Extranet
8 15 (0.72%) Intranet
9 13 (0.63%) Firewall
10 9 (0.43%) Network Security
11 8 (0.39%) Broadband
12 4 (0.19%) Kerberos
12 4 (0.19%) SSL
13 3 (0.14%) NAS
13 3 (0.14%) SSH
14 2 (0.097%) X.509
14 2 (0.097%) DHCP
15 1 (0.048%) LAN
15 1 (0.048%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1520 (73.36%) SQL Server
2 852 (41.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 710 (34.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 615 (29.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 403 (19.45%) Data Warehouse
6 393 (18.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 261 (12.60%) SQL Server 2005
8 249 (12.02%) SQL Server 2012
9 132 (6.37%) OLAP
10 115 (5.55%) Oracle Database
11 104 (5.02%) Relational Database
12 103 (4.97%) DTS
13 97 (4.68%) SQL Server 2000
14 71 (3.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 69 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
16 62 (2.99%) QlikView
17 55 (2.65%) Oracle Database 10g
17 55 (2.65%) Crystal Reports
18 46 (2.22%) MySQL
19 42 (2.03%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 182 (8.78%) Visual Studio
2 169 (8.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 76 (3.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 63 (3.04%) Subversion
5 52 (2.51%) Git (software)
6 42 (2.03%) NUnit
7 30 (1.45%) TeamCity
8 27 (1.30%) Maven
9 23 (1.11%) JIRA
10 21 (1.01%) Rhino Mocks
11 20 (0.97%) Jenkins
12 19 (0.92%) MSTest
12 19 (0.92%) Selenium
12 19 (0.92%) Talend Open Studio
13 17 (0.82%) JUnit
14 16 (0.77%) Toad
15 15 (0.72%) ERwin
16 14 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 14 (0.68%) SpecFlow
17 13 (0.63%) Eclipse
General
1 424 (20.46%) Finance
2 139 (6.71%) Banking
3 62 (2.99%) Retail
4 53 (2.56%) Marketing
5 42 (2.03%) Investment Banking
6 37 (1.79%) Telecoms
7 36 (1.74%) Manufacturing
8 35 (1.69%) Back Office
9 27 (1.30%) Financial Institution
10 26 (1.25%) Advertising
11 22 (1.06%) Legal
12 20 (0.97%) Front Office
13 19 (0.92%) Electronics
14 13 (0.63%) Retail Banking
15 9 (0.43%) Games
16 6 (0.29%) Publishing
17 5 (0.24%) Law
17 5 (0.24%) Billing
18 4 (0.19%) Local Government
19 3 (0.14%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1351 (65.20%) Developer
2 428 (20.66%) SQL Developer
3 278 (13.42%) .NET Developer
4 261 (12.60%) Analyst
5 231 (11.15%) DBA
6 195 (9.41%) SQL DBA
7 169 (8.16%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 151 (7.29%) C# Developer
9 93 (4.49%) Senior Developer
9 93 (4.49%) SQL Server Developer
10 88 (4.25%) C# .NET Developer
11 81 (3.91%) SQL Server DBA
12 78 (3.76%) Consultant
13 77 (3.72%) ASP.NET Developer
14 73 (3.52%) Administrator
15 69 (3.33%) Data Analyst
16 60 (2.90%) Web Developer
17 54 (2.61%) SharePoint Developer
18 53 (2.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 46 (2.22%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 752 (36.29%) .NET
2 496 (23.94%) ASP.NET
3 326 (15.73%) HTML
4 268 (12.93%) CSS
5 259 (12.50%) XML
6 230 (11.10%) jQuery
7 216 (10.42%) ASP.NET MVC
8 214 (10.33%) .NET Framework
9 211 (10.18%) Web Services
10 193 (9.31%) WCF
11 113 (5.45%) HTML5
12 111 (5.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 105 (5.07%) MDX
14 98 (4.73%) Ajax
15 81 (3.91%) WPF
16 72 (3.47%) LINQ
17 70 (3.38%) CSS3
18 69 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 65 (3.14%) WinForms
20 56 (2.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 157 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
2 103 (4.97%) NHS
3 93 (4.49%) Replication
4 92 (4.44%) Clustering
5 54 (2.61%) Data Integration
6 43 (2.08%) Management Information System
7 29 (1.40%) Computer Science
8 23 (1.11%) Derivative
9 22 (1.06%) Visualisation
10 21 (1.01%) Hedge funds
11 20 (0.97%) User Experience
12 18 (0.87%) DTV
12 18 (0.87%) N-Tier
13 15 (0.72%) PKI
14 13 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
14 13 (0.63%) Data Extraction
15 11 (0.53%) Credit Risk
15 11 (0.53%) Statistics
16 10 (0.48%) Equities
16 10 (0.48%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 331 (15.97%) Windows
2 75 (3.62%) UNIX
3 70 (3.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 63 (3.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 39 (1.88%) Linux
6 19 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (0.58%) Windows XP
8 11 (0.53%) Solaris
9 10 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.39%) Windows 7
10 8 (0.39%) Windows 2000
11 6 (0.29%) Android
12 5 (0.24%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.24%) CentOS
13 4 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.14%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.097%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.097%) Windows NT
15 2 (0.097%) SUSE
15 2 (0.097%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 492 (23.75%) Business Intelligence
2 392 (18.92%) ETL
3 387 (18.68%) Agile Software Development
4 274 (13.22%) MVC
5 204 (9.85%) Performance Tuning
6 174 (8.40%) Migration
7 170 (8.20%) Unit Testing
8 159 (7.67%) Data Modelling
9 147 (7.09%) TDD
10 132 (6.37%) Scrum
11 108 (5.21%) OO
12 105 (5.07%) Data Analysis
13 98 (4.73%) Data Migration
14 92 (4.44%) Workflow
15 89 (4.30%) Kimball Methodology
16 88 (4.25%) Continuous Integration
17 73 (3.52%) E-Commerce
18 69 (3.33%) CRM
19 67 (3.23%) Web Development
20 60 (2.90%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1948 (94.02%) SQL
2 679 (32.77%) C#
3 398 (19.21%) JavaScript
4 156 (7.53%) PL/SQL
5 134 (6.47%) VB.NET
6 90 (4.34%) Java
7 89 (4.30%) VBA
8 58 (2.80%) VB
9 57 (2.75%) PowerShell
10 40 (1.93%) VBScript
10 40 (1.93%) C++
11 32 (1.54%) Perl
12 28 (1.35%) Shell Script
13 23 (1.11%) PHP
14 22 (1.06%) VB6
15 19 (0.92%) Korn
16 16 (0.77%) C
17 10 (0.48%) Python
18 9 (0.43%) XPath
18 9 (0.43%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 109 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 85 (4.10%) SC Cleared
3 74 (3.57%) Degree
3 74 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 41 (1.98%) MCITP
5 31 (1.50%) MCTS
6 19 (0.92%) MCSE
7 16 (0.77%) ISEB
8 12 (0.58%) MCSA
8 12 (0.58%) ISTQB
9 11 (0.53%) DV Cleared
9 11 (0.53%) MCDBA
10 6 (0.29%) OCP
10 6 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
11 3 (0.14%) MCT
12 2 (0.097%) CCA
12 2 (0.097%) MCP
12 2 (0.097%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.097%) RHCE
12 2 (0.097%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (4.34%) QA
2 51 (2.46%) SLA
3 9 (0.43%) ISO 9001
3 9 (0.43%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.29%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.19%) ISO 14001
6 3 (0.14%) HL7
7 2 (0.097%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.048%) GxP
8 1 (0.048%) EMIR
System Software
1 61 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 43 (2.08%) Oracle RMAN
3 25 (1.21%) Oracle RAC
4 15 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (0.58%) vSphere
6 6 (0.29%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.19%) XenApp
7 4 (0.19%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (0.19%) LiteSpeed
8 3 (0.14%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.048%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 37 (1.79%) Data Guard
2 26 (1.25%) Control-M
3 23 (1.11%) SCCM
4 22 (1.06%) SCOM
5 17 (0.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 12 (0.58%) WMI
7 6 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (0.24%) BMC PATROL
8 5 (0.24%) Tivoli
8 5 (0.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (0.19%) NetBackup
9 4 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
9 4 (0.19%) Puppet
10 2 (0.097%) Ionix
10 2 (0.097%) MOM
10 2 (0.097%) CA SiteMinder
11 1 (0.048%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.048%) Foglight
11 1 (0.048%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 591 (28.52%) Microsoft
2 257 (12.40%) Oracle
3 66 (3.19%) Sybase
4 55 (2.65%) Cognos
5 51 (2.46%) Business Objects
6 50 (2.41%) SAP
7 39 (1.88%) Informatica
8 35 (1.69%) VMware
9 34 (1.64%) IBM
10 33 (1.59%) Tableau
11 25 (1.21%) Sitecore
12 24 (1.16%) Teradata
13 19 (0.92%) Talend
14 17 (0.82%) Hyperion
15 16 (0.77%) JBoss
16 15 (0.72%) HP
16 15 (0.72%) DevExpress
17 13 (0.63%) CODA
18 12 (0.58%) Telerik
18 12 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £275 to £425 per day 6 months + Possibly higher rate for experts!
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Rate: £175 - £200 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £416 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
East Anglia
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
LEXSTRA
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Rugby, Warwickshire
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £150 to £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
Ashdown IT
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago