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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transact-SQL
Rank 90 118 99
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -19
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 1250 948 970
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.24% 1.79% 1.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.88% 4.78% 5.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 929 642 575
Average daily rate
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£363 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £301
% change year-on-year
- +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 14
Average hourly rate £20.59 £32.50 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.63% +52.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.15 £17.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.57 £175.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £32.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-35.38% +62.50%

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
21268 19830 18656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.09% 37.47% 37.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14258 12810 11434
Average daily rate £400 £388 £392
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 444 409 589
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.03 £16.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +26 1172 £375 - 604
London +30 525 £425 - 202
City of London +9 170 £450 -2.70% 93
South East +14 166 £350 - 93
Yorkshire +39 147 £325 +6.12% 76
West Yorkshire +52 128 £325 +4.00% 64
Leeds +43 107 £325 +2.76% 43
North West +1 92 £325 +4.83% 74
South West -9 81 £325 -0.76% 31
West Midlands +15 61 £325 +8.24% 60
East of England -29 49 £350 -12.50% 35
Hampshire +23 44 £350 -9.67% 14
East Midlands +5 38 £315 -4.18% 28
Scotland +22 36 £344 -5.82% 11
Manchester -3 35 £325 +18.18% 43
Wales +33 29 £300 +100.00% 8
Cheshire -6 28 £325 - 20
Oxfordshire -8 28 £360 +2.85% 10
Berkshire +3 26 £338 -6.89% 24
Surrey +2 25 £350 +12.00% 11
South Wales +19 24 £325 +116.66% 7
Cardiff - 22 £325 - 4
Lancashire +20 18 £325 +7.43% 9
Bristol -9 18 £338 -3.57% 16
Southampton +9 16 £310 -31.11% 1
Cambridgeshire +5 16 £353 +17.50% 10
Oxford -6 16 £320 -8.57% 5
Coventry +15 15 £288 +74.24% 12
Reading -4 15 £344 -5.17% 12
Edinburgh +11 14 £338 -4.25% 3

T-SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 2124 (94.57%) SQL
2 1765 (78.58%) SQL Server
3 1208 (53.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 978 (43.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 750 (33.39%) Microsoft
6 744 (33.13%) .NET
7 690 (30.72%) Business Intelligence
8 675 (30.05%) C#
9 634 (28.23%) SQL Server 2008
10 568 (25.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 557 (24.80%) Data Warehouse
12 525 (23.37%) Finance
13 503 (22.40%) ETL
14 463 (20.61%) Agile Software Development
15 419 (18.66%) SQL Server 2012
16 383 (17.05%) ASP.NET
17 349 (15.54%) MS Excel
18 279 (12.42%) XML
19 278 (12.38%) JavaScript
20 255 (11.35%) Migration
21 247 (11.00%) Windows
22 246 (10.95%) Oracle
23 234 (10.42%) .NET Framework
24 231 (10.28%) Team Foundation Server
25 226 (10.06%) MVC
26 222 (9.88%) Data Modelling
27 217 (9.66%) Visual Studio
28 212 (9.44%) Web Services
29 205 (9.13%) HTML
30 203 (9.04%) SQL Server 2005

T-SQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 161 (7.17%) SharePoint
2 93 (4.14%) IIS
3 25 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
4 24 (1.07%) CMS
5 16 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
6 13 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (0.40%) Confluence
8 8 (0.36%) SAS
9 7 (0.31%) WebSphere
9 7 (0.31%) Apache Pig
10 6 (0.27%) MS Exchange
11 5 (0.22%) Lync
11 5 (0.22%) Immediacy CMS
11 5 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
12 4 (0.18%) MediaWiki
12 4 (0.18%) MQSeries
12 4 (0.18%) Umbraco
13 3 (0.13%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.13%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.13%) Apache
Applications
1 349 (15.54%) MS Excel
2 66 (2.94%) MS Office
3 62 (2.76%) PowerPivot
4 19 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (0.62%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.40%) MS Project
7 8 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
8 7 (0.31%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.13%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.13%) SPSS
10 1 (0.045%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 82 (3.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (1.29%) Dynamics AX
3 22 (0.98%) Markit EDM
4 11 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
5 8 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 5 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.13%) Cognos Planning
8 3 (0.13%) SAP HCM
8 3 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
8 3 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (0.13%) Summit
8 3 (0.13%) Cognos TM1
9 2 (0.089%) SAP HR
9 2 (0.089%) Primavera
10 1 (0.045%) Oracle 11i
10 1 (0.045%) Pegasus Opera
10 1 (0.045%) Agresso
10 1 (0.045%) HFM
10 1 (0.045%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 15 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (0.45%) SaaS
3 5 (0.22%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 34 (1.51%) Internet
2 29 (1.29%) SAN
3 19 (0.85%) HTTP
4 11 (0.49%) DNS
5 10 (0.45%) Intranet
6 8 (0.36%) TCP/IP
6 8 (0.36%) LAN
6 8 (0.36%) WAN
7 7 (0.31%) SSL
8 4 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.13%) Firewall
9 3 (0.13%) VoIP
9 3 (0.13%) SMTP
9 3 (0.13%) DHCP
9 3 (0.13%) LDAP
10 2 (0.089%) PBX
10 2 (0.089%) FTP
10 2 (0.089%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.089%) Wireless
10 2 (0.089%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1765 (78.58%) SQL Server
2 1208 (53.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 978 (43.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 634 (28.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 568 (25.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 557 (24.80%) Data Warehouse
7 419 (18.66%) SQL Server 2012
8 203 (9.04%) SQL Server 2005
9 132 (5.88%) Relational Database
10 118 (5.25%) OLAP
11 97 (4.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 87 (3.87%) SQL Server 2000
13 86 (3.83%) DTS
14 80 (3.56%) Oracle Database
15 77 (3.43%) QlikView
16 60 (2.67%) RDBMS
17 55 (2.45%) MS Access
18 54 (2.40%) Oracle Database 11g
19 53 (2.36%) Crystal Reports
20 47 (2.09%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 231 (10.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 217 (9.66%) Visual Studio
3 53 (2.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 49 (2.18%) NUnit
5 47 (2.09%) Subversion
6 33 (1.47%) Git (software)
7 29 (1.29%) JIRA
8 22 (0.98%) TeamCity
9 17 (0.76%) Selenium
10 16 (0.71%) Toad
10 16 (0.71%) SpecFlow
11 15 (0.67%) Jenkins
12 12 (0.53%) ReSharper
13 11 (0.49%) MSTest
14 10 (0.45%) Moq
14 10 (0.45%) Oracle APEX
14 10 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 9 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
15 9 (0.40%) PowerBuilder
16 7 (0.31%) ERwin
General
1 525 (23.37%) Finance
2 155 (6.90%) Banking
3 85 (3.78%) Investment Banking
4 65 (2.89%) Retail
5 41 (1.83%) Marketing
6 32 (1.42%) Front Office
7 28 (1.25%) Law
8 26 (1.16%) Advertising
9 24 (1.07%) Back Office
9 24 (1.07%) Financial Institution
10 22 (0.98%) Telecoms
10 22 (0.98%) Manufacturing
11 17 (0.76%) Legal
12 8 (0.36%) Electronics
12 8 (0.36%) Publishing
13 7 (0.31%) German Language
14 5 (0.22%) Local Government
14 5 (0.22%) Games
14 5 (0.22%) Multimedia
15 4 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1510 (67.23%) Developer
2 559 (24.89%) SQL Developer
3 329 (14.65%) Analyst
4 296 (13.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 280 (12.47%) DBA
6 235 (10.46%) SQL DBA
7 225 (10.02%) .NET Developer
8 151 (6.72%) C# Developer
9 103 (4.59%) SQL Server Developer
10 97 (4.32%) Senior Developer
11 95 (4.23%) SQL Server DBA
11 95 (4.23%) Data Analyst
12 79 (3.52%) C# .NET Developer
13 66 (2.94%) Business Developer
13 66 (2.94%) Database Developer
14 60 (2.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
15 59 (2.63%) Business Analyst
16 58 (2.58%) Consultant
16 58 (2.58%) Microsoft Developer
16 58 (2.58%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 744 (33.13%) .NET
2 383 (17.05%) ASP.NET
3 279 (12.42%) XML
4 234 (10.42%) .NET Framework
5 212 (9.44%) Web Services
6 205 (9.13%) HTML
7 200 (8.90%) WCF
7 200 (8.90%) jQuery
8 162 (7.21%) CSS
9 137 (6.10%) ASP.NET MVC
10 136 (6.06%) MDX
11 121 (5.39%) Entity Framework
12 111 (4.94%) LINQ
13 87 (3.87%) SOAP
14 85 (3.78%) ASP.NET Web API
15 84 (3.74%) WPF
16 77 (3.43%) Ajax
17 73 (3.25%) AngularJS
18 58 (2.58%) WinForms
19 55 (2.45%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 180 (8.01%) Analytical Skills
2 124 (5.52%) NHS
3 92 (4.10%) Replication
4 73 (3.25%) Clustering
5 59 (2.63%) Data Structures
6 53 (2.36%) Data Integration
7 44 (1.96%) Management Information System
8 36 (1.60%) Computer Science
8 36 (1.60%) Visualisation
9 28 (1.25%) Hedge funds
9 28 (1.25%) Derivative
10 25 (1.11%) Client/Server
11 18 (0.80%) N-Tier
12 17 (0.76%) Data Extraction
13 15 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 15 (0.67%) Fixed Income
14 13 (0.58%) Statistics
14 13 (0.58%) Market Risk
14 13 (0.58%) Mobile App
14 13 (0.58%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 247 (11.00%) Windows
2 59 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (2.09%) UNIX
4 36 (1.60%) Linux
5 35 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 33 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (0.85%) Windows 7
8 12 (0.53%) Windows XP
9 10 (0.45%) AIX
10 7 (0.31%) Android
11 6 (0.27%) Solaris
11 6 (0.27%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.22%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.089%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.089%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.045%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.045%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.045%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 690 (30.72%) Business Intelligence
2 503 (22.40%) ETL
3 463 (20.61%) Agile Software Development
4 255 (11.35%) Migration
5 226 (10.06%) MVC
6 222 (9.88%) Data Modelling
7 198 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
8 175 (7.79%) Scrum
9 143 (6.37%) TDD
10 141 (6.28%) SDLC
11 132 (5.88%) Data Analysis
11 132 (5.88%) CRM
11 132 (5.88%) Data Migration
12 123 (5.48%) OO
13 105 (4.67%) Kimball Methodology
14 103 (4.59%) Unit Testing
15 96 (4.27%) ITIL
16 72 (3.21%) E-Commerce
16 72 (3.21%) Continuous Integration
17 70 (3.12%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2124 (94.57%) SQL
2 675 (30.05%) C#
3 278 (12.38%) JavaScript
4 123 (5.48%) PL/SQL
5 118 (5.25%) VB.NET
6 109 (4.85%) VBA
7 102 (4.54%) VB
7 102 (4.54%) PowerShell
8 88 (3.92%) Java
9 53 (2.36%) VBScript
10 46 (2.05%) VB6
11 32 (1.42%) Shell Script
11 32 (1.42%) C++
12 29 (1.29%) Perl
13 20 (0.89%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 17 (0.76%) XPath
14 17 (0.76%) PHP
15 15 (0.67%) X++
16 11 (0.49%) Python
16 11 (0.49%) Korn
Qualifications
1 120 (5.34%) Degree
2 59 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 51 (2.27%) Security Cleared
4 28 (1.25%) SC Cleared
5 20 (0.89%) ISEB
6 13 (0.58%) ISTQB
7 11 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 10 (0.45%) MCTS
9 9 (0.40%) MCSE
9 9 (0.40%) DV Cleared
10 7 (0.31%) MCSA
11 6 (0.27%) HND
11 6 (0.27%) MCITP
12 5 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 4 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
13 4 (0.18%) MCSD
13 4 (0.18%) MCP
13 4 (0.18%) MCDBA
14 3 (0.13%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (2.45%) QA
2 32 (1.42%) Data Quality
3 15 (0.67%) Solvency II
4 12 (0.53%) SLA
5 11 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (0.40%) HL7
7 6 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.27%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.089%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.089%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.089%) GAAP
9 1 (0.045%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.045%) COBIT
9 1 (0.045%) EMIR
System Software
1 39 (1.74%) Active Directory
2 26 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
4 9 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
5 8 (0.36%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.31%) vSphere
6 7 (0.31%) HDFS
7 4 (0.18%) Oracle Clusterware
7 4 (0.18%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.045%) Firmware
8 1 (0.045%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.045%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 13 (0.58%) Oracle RMAN
2 12 (0.53%) SCOM
3 11 (0.49%) Control-M
3 11 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 10 (0.45%) SCCM
4 10 (0.45%) Data Guard
5 5 (0.22%) LiteSpeed
6 4 (0.18%) Puppet
6 4 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (0.18%) BMC PATROL
7 3 (0.13%) OpenView
7 3 (0.13%) OVSD
7 3 (0.13%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.089%) DatAdvantage
8 2 (0.089%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.045%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.045%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.045%) WMI
Vendors
1 750 (33.39%) Microsoft
2 246 (10.95%) Oracle
3 60 (2.67%) Tableau
4 45 (2.00%) Business Objects
4 45 (2.00%) Cognos
5 44 (1.96%) Sybase
6 42 (1.87%) VMware
7 26 (1.16%) SAP
8 24 (1.07%) Teradata
8 24 (1.07%) Sitecore
9 23 (1.02%) Informatica
10 22 (0.98%) IBM
11 17 (0.76%) Telerik
12 16 (0.71%) DevExpress
12 16 (0.71%) Red Gate
13 15 (0.67%) HP
14 14 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
14 14 (0.62%) Netezza
15 13 (0.58%) MicroStrategy
16 11 (0.49%) McAfee
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £200.00 - £260.00 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 - £270.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £360.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £270 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
GB Solutions
Rate: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
William-Arthur & Associates
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £250 - £300 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Reed Technology
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Robert Walters
Rate: competitive daily rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day 3 Months Initially
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago