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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transact-SQL
Rank 84 119 90
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -29
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 1385 1009 1178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.36% 1.81% 2.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.20% 4.87% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1019 704 771
Average daily rate
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£375 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 9 15
Average hourly rate £20.02 £20.06 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.22% -24.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £19.65 £17.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.60 £175.00 £113.52
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.06 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+18.39% -24.30%

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
22342 20736 20418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.14% 37.29% 38.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 15023 13122 12841
Average daily rate £400 £388 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -2.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £267 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 507 415 565
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.25 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £64.20 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +29 1270 £375 +3.44% 560
London +57 553 £425 - 170
City of London +19 177 £450 -2.70% 42
Yorkshire +46 168 £340 +13.33% 57
South East -25 154 £350 +12.90% 110
West Yorkshire +47 152 £330 +10.00% 38
North West -9 126 £363 +16.00% 71
Leeds +44 114 £330 +5.60% 30
South West -7 90 £330 +1.53% 32
West Midlands +21 72 £325 +1.56% 50
East of England +8 67 £345 -8.00% 39
Scotland +13 60 £350 -14.89% 16
Lancashire +16 43 £500 +63.26% 7
Wales +31 39 £305 -6.15% 9
Manchester -28 35 £325 +14.03% 36
Berkshire -3 33 £350 -3.44% 22
Hampshire -7 33 £325 -13.33% 31
Bradford +16 32 £340 +70.00% 6
Surrey +13 32 £350 +16.66% 15
Cheshire -9 32 £338 -3.57% 20
East Midlands -1 28 £350 +13.82% 21
Cambridgeshire +10 26 £350 +12.00% 9
Bristol -2 26 £325 - 10
Reading -4 24 £350 -3.44% 7
North East -18 24 £500 +53.84% 10
Glasgow 0 23 £344 -23.61% 9
Edinburgh -2 23 £525 +50.00% 3
Essex +10 22 £325 -7.14% 2
South Wales +9 21 £328 +0.76% 7
Blackpool -5 21 £518 +59.23%

T-SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2411 (94.85%) SQL
2 2040 (80.25%) SQL Server
3 1371 (53.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1099 (43.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 861 (33.87%) Microsoft
6 802 (31.55%) Business Intelligence
7 786 (30.92%) .NET
8 735 (28.91%) C#
9 709 (27.89%) SQL Server 2008
10 692 (27.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 669 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
12 617 (24.27%) Finance
13 595 (23.41%) ETL
14 520 (20.46%) Agile Software Development
15 508 (19.98%) SQL Server 2012
16 422 (16.60%) ASP.NET
17 394 (15.50%) MS Excel
18 317 (12.47%) JavaScript
19 303 (11.92%) Oracle
20 297 (11.68%) Windows
21 287 (11.29%) XML
22 277 (10.90%) Visual Studio
23 276 (10.86%) Migration
24 273 (10.74%) Data Modelling
25 257 (10.11%) Team Foundation Server
26 239 (9.40%) SQL Server 2005
27 238 (9.36%) Performance Tuning
28 237 (9.32%) MVC
28 237 (9.32%) HTML
29 230 (9.05%) jQuery

T-SQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 186 (7.32%) SharePoint
2 124 (4.88%) IIS
3 36 (1.42%) CMS
4 33 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
5 16 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
6 15 (0.59%) Apache Pig
6 15 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
7 13 (0.51%) MS Exchange
8 11 (0.43%) MQSeries
9 9 (0.35%) WorkSite
10 8 (0.31%) Umbraco
10 8 (0.31%) WebSphere
10 8 (0.31%) Apache
10 8 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (0.31%) Apache Spark
11 7 (0.28%) SAS
11 7 (0.28%) Confluence
12 6 (0.24%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
13 5 (0.20%) JBoss
Applications
1 394 (15.50%) MS Excel
2 63 (2.48%) MS Office
3 60 (2.36%) PowerPivot
4 21 (0.83%) MS Visio
5 15 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.31%) Photoshop
6 8 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.28%) MS Project
8 3 (0.12%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.12%) SPSS
9 1 (0.039%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 68 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
3 23 (0.90%) Markit EDM
4 14 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
5 8 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
6 6 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 4 (0.16%) SAP HCM
7 4 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
7 4 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (0.12%) Summit
9 2 (0.079%) SAP HR
9 2 (0.079%) Visualfiles
10 1 (0.039%) HFM
10 1 (0.039%) Maximo
10 1 (0.039%) Pegasus Opera
10 1 (0.039%) Agresso
10 1 (0.039%) Dynamics GP
10 1 (0.039%) Kondor+
10 1 (0.039%) ACBS
Cloud Services
1 27 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (0.39%) SaaS
4 5 (0.20%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.079%) PaaS
7 1 (0.039%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.039%) Boomi
7 1 (0.039%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 35 (1.38%) Internet
2 21 (0.83%) SAN
3 15 (0.59%) HTTP
4 13 (0.51%) TCP/IP
4 13 (0.51%) DNS
5 10 (0.39%) FTP
6 9 (0.35%) LAN
6 9 (0.35%) Wireshark
7 8 (0.31%) WAN
7 8 (0.31%) SMTP
7 8 (0.31%) Intranet
8 6 (0.24%) SSL
9 4 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (0.16%) Wireless
9 4 (0.16%) DHCP
10 3 (0.12%) VoIP
10 3 (0.12%) Multicast
10 3 (0.12%) Firewall
11 2 (0.079%) IP Telephony
11 2 (0.079%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2040 (80.25%) SQL Server
2 1371 (53.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1099 (43.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 709 (27.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 692 (27.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 669 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
7 508 (19.98%) SQL Server 2012
8 239 (9.40%) SQL Server 2005
9 149 (5.86%) Relational Database
10 142 (5.59%) OLAP
11 112 (4.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 97 (3.82%) Oracle Database
13 93 (3.66%) DTS
14 85 (3.34%) SQL Server 2000
15 79 (3.11%) QlikView
16 71 (2.79%) RDBMS
17 64 (2.52%) OLAP Cube
18 59 (2.32%) BusinessObjects
19 58 (2.28%) Oracle Database 11g
20 56 (2.20%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 277 (10.90%) Visual Studio
2 257 (10.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 72 (2.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 62 (2.44%) NUnit
4 62 (2.44%) Subversion
5 53 (2.08%) Git (software)
6 45 (1.77%) ERwin
7 43 (1.69%) TeamCity
8 35 (1.38%) JIRA
9 29 (1.14%) Selenium
10 23 (0.90%) Jenkins
11 18 (0.71%) SpecFlow
11 18 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 17 (0.67%) Toad
13 14 (0.55%) ReSharper
13 14 (0.55%) CruiseControl
13 14 (0.55%) JMeter
13 14 (0.55%) Moq
14 11 (0.43%) Talend Open Studio
15 10 (0.39%) Fiddler
General
1 617 (24.27%) Finance
2 190 (7.47%) Banking
3 102 (4.01%) Investment Banking
4 70 (2.75%) Retail
5 41 (1.61%) Marketing
6 40 (1.57%) Law
7 31 (1.22%) Legal
8 30 (1.18%) Advertising
9 29 (1.14%) Financial Institution
9 29 (1.14%) Front Office
10 25 (0.98%) Telecoms
11 24 (0.94%) Manufacturing
12 20 (0.79%) Back Office
13 9 (0.35%) Games
14 8 (0.31%) Publishing
14 8 (0.31%) Electronics
15 7 (0.28%) German Language
15 7 (0.28%) Retail Banking
16 6 (0.24%) Automotive
17 5 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 1628 (64.04%) Developer
2 596 (23.45%) SQL Developer
3 398 (15.66%) Analyst
4 360 (14.16%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 340 (13.38%) DBA
6 291 (11.45%) SQL DBA
7 239 (9.40%) .NET Developer
8 147 (5.78%) C# Developer
9 117 (4.60%) SQL Server DBA
9 117 (4.60%) SQL Server Developer
10 115 (4.52%) Data Analyst
11 108 (4.25%) Senior Developer
12 82 (3.23%) Test Analyst
13 79 (3.11%) Business Developer
14 78 (3.07%) C# .NET Developer
15 77 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Analyst
16 76 (2.99%) Administrator
17 71 (2.79%) Database Developer
18 68 (2.68%) ETL Developer
18 68 (2.68%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 786 (30.92%) .NET
2 422 (16.60%) ASP.NET
3 287 (11.29%) XML
4 237 (9.32%) HTML
5 230 (9.05%) jQuery
6 229 (9.01%) Web Services
7 224 (8.81%) .NET Framework
8 194 (7.63%) CSS
9 178 (7.00%) MDX
10 176 (6.92%) WCF
11 126 (4.96%) ASP.NET MVC
12 102 (4.01%) ASP.NET Web API
13 100 (3.93%) Entity Framework
14 93 (3.66%) LINQ
15 88 (3.46%) SOAP
16 83 (3.27%) Ajax
17 82 (3.23%) AngularJS
18 75 (2.95%) WPF
19 59 (2.32%) HTML5
20 56 (2.20%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 188 (7.40%) Analytical Skills
2 142 (5.59%) NHS
3 97 (3.82%) Replication
4 88 (3.46%) Clustering
5 56 (2.20%) Management Information System
6 52 (2.05%) Data Structures
7 48 (1.89%) Data Integration
8 40 (1.57%) Computer Science
9 39 (1.53%) Credit Risk
10 32 (1.26%) Derivative
11 31 (1.22%) Visualisation
12 27 (1.06%) Market Risk
13 24 (0.94%) Client/Server
13 24 (0.94%) N-Tier
14 21 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 20 (0.79%) Statistics
16 18 (0.71%) Hedge funds
16 18 (0.71%) Data Centre
17 17 (0.67%) Algorithms
17 17 (0.67%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 297 (11.68%) Windows
2 63 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 58 (2.28%) Linux
4 56 (2.20%) UNIX
5 47 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 37 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (0.63%) Windows XP
8 14 (0.55%) Windows 7
9 11 (0.43%) Apple iOS
9 11 (0.43%) Solaris
10 9 (0.35%) AIX
10 9 (0.35%) Android
11 4 (0.16%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.079%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.079%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.039%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.039%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.039%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.039%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 802 (31.55%) Business Intelligence
2 595 (23.41%) ETL
3 520 (20.46%) Agile Software Development
4 276 (10.86%) Migration
5 273 (10.74%) Data Modelling
6 238 (9.36%) Performance Tuning
7 237 (9.32%) MVC
8 188 (7.40%) Scrum
9 153 (6.02%) TDD
10 152 (5.98%) Kimball Methodology
11 147 (5.78%) SDLC
12 146 (5.74%) Unit Testing
13 141 (5.55%) Data Migration
14 128 (5.04%) Data Analysis
15 123 (4.84%) CRM
15 123 (4.84%) OO
16 115 (4.52%) ITIL
17 109 (4.29%) E-Commerce
18 83 (3.27%) Continuous Integration
19 70 (2.75%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2411 (94.85%) SQL
2 735 (28.91%) C#
3 317 (12.47%) JavaScript
4 158 (6.22%) PL/SQL
5 135 (5.31%) PowerShell
6 124 (4.88%) VB
7 121 (4.76%) VB.NET
7 121 (4.76%) VBA
8 113 (4.45%) Java
9 60 (2.36%) C++
10 59 (2.32%) VBScript
11 43 (1.69%) VB6
12 35 (1.38%) Shell Script
13 30 (1.18%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 28 (1.10%) Perl
15 19 (0.75%) PHP
16 16 (0.63%) C
17 14 (0.55%) X++
18 13 (0.51%) XPath
19 11 (0.43%) Python
Qualifications
1 129 (5.07%) Degree
2 80 (3.15%) Security Cleared
3 53 (2.08%) SC Cleared
3 53 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (0.83%) ISEB
5 19 (0.75%) ISTQB
6 13 (0.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 13 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (0.47%) MCTS
8 10 (0.39%) MCSE
8 10 (0.39%) MCSA
9 8 (0.31%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.20%) MCP
10 5 (0.20%) HND
11 4 (0.16%) MCDBA
11 4 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
11 4 (0.16%) MCITP
11 4 (0.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 3 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (2.40%) QA
2 38 (1.49%) Data Quality
3 16 (0.63%) SLA
4 14 (0.55%) Solvency II
5 10 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (0.35%) HL7
7 6 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.12%) CRD IV
9 2 (0.079%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.079%) GAAP
10 1 (0.039%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.039%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 43 (1.69%) Active Directory
2 21 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
4 11 (0.43%) Hyper-V
5 10 (0.39%) HDFS
5 10 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
6 7 (0.28%) Terminal Services
7 4 (0.16%) VirtualBox
7 4 (0.16%) Oracle Clusterware
8 3 (0.12%) Docker
9 2 (0.079%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.039%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.039%) XenApp
10 1 (0.039%) SRDF
10 1 (0.039%) vSphere
10 1 (0.039%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 24 (0.94%) SCCM
2 21 (0.83%) SCOM
3 13 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 13 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
4 11 (0.43%) Data Guard
5 9 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (0.31%) BMC PATROL
6 8 (0.31%) Control-M
7 6 (0.24%) Puppet
7 6 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (0.24%) DatAdvantage
8 4 (0.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 3 (0.12%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (0.12%) OpenView
9 3 (0.12%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.12%) OVSD
9 3 (0.12%) LiteSpeed
10 2 (0.079%) WMI
10 2 (0.079%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.079%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 861 (33.87%) Microsoft
2 303 (11.92%) Oracle
3 68 (2.68%) Tableau
4 64 (2.52%) Sybase
5 51 (2.01%) VMware
6 48 (1.89%) Informatica
7 47 (1.85%) Cognos
8 36 (1.42%) Red Gate
9 33 (1.30%) Sitecore
10 29 (1.14%) Teradata
10 29 (1.14%) SAP
11 22 (0.87%) HP
12 21 (0.83%) Perforce
13 18 (0.71%) Telerik
13 18 (0.71%) IBM
14 14 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
15 13 (0.51%) McAfee
15 13 (0.51%) MicroStrategy
16 11 (0.43%) Talend
16 11 (0.43%) Cloudera
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Search Point
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - 500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Aquent
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £425 - £467.50 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £300 - 315 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Rate: £500 - £565 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: £410 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £330.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £525 - £550 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wales
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £455 per day Plus expenses
Posted: 2 days ago
Wales
Square One Resources
Rate: expenses
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
CK Group
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago