The table below looks at the statistics for T-SQL skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited T-SQL over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transact-SQL
UK
Rank 149 132 120
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -12
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 772 943 926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.75% 1.86% 1.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.32% 4.81% 4.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 584 669 703
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £354 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.88% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 15
Median hourly rate £16.00 £29.75 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.21% -16.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £23.95 £22.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.92 £35.55 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £29.75 £35.75
% change year-on-year
-46.21% -16.78%

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
17867 19589 19342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.58% 38.55% 38.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 12186 13269 12961
Median daily rate £438 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 410 511 416
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £35.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +13.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £18.27 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £46.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

T-SQL
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing T-SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing T-SQL within the UK over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -24 736 £400 +6.66% 385
London -18 356 £438 -2.77% 124
City of London -15 90 £425 -9.33% 31
South East +2 88 £403 +11.03% 70
West Midlands +4 70 £375 +11.11% 33
Yorkshire +34 69 £350 +3.70% 42
South West +12 62 £338 -3.57% 21
West Yorkshire +35 50 £338 - 25
Leeds +22 45 £338 -0.73% 19
North West -28 40 £325 - 36
Berkshire +16 27 £411 +2.81% 14
Coventry +5 27 £410 +45.77% 3
Scotland +26 26 £363 +9.84% 7
East of England -37 23 £338 +3.84% 34
Surrey +15 18 £404 +0.93% 11
Manchester -11 18 £315 -3.07% 20
Bristol -25 18 £325 -7.14% 10
Oxfordshire +9 17 £450 +27.20% 14
Wiltshire +16 15 £400 +6.66% 4
Oxford +16 14 £475 +26.66% 6
East Midlands +1 14 £413 +10.00% 21
Staffordshire -3 14 £288 -0.86% 4
North East -7 13 £360 +2.92% 4
Reading +12 12 £382 -4.50% 5
Birmingham -6 12 £344 -15.12% 5
Glasgow +11 11 £375 +7.14% 5
South Yorkshire 0 11 £363 +11.53% 6
Gloucestershire +13 10 £275 -14.06% 1
Cheshire -5 10 £313 -3.84% 8
Tyne and Wear -20 10 £360 +6.74% 3

T-SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing T-SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for T-SQL.

1 1590 (94.70%) SQL
2 1283 (76.41%) SQL Server
3 790 (47.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 661 (39.37%) C#
5 635 (37.82%) .NET
6 626 (37.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 618 (36.81%) Microsoft
8 451 (26.86%) Business Intelligence
9 386 (22.99%) ETL
10 377 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
11 373 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 362 (21.56%) Data Warehouse
13 341 (20.31%) Finance
14 314 (18.70%) ASP.NET
15 311 (18.52%) SQL Server 2012
16 298 (17.75%) SQL Server 2008
17 289 (17.21%) JavaScript
18 282 (16.80%) MVC
19 263 (15.66%) MS Excel
20 221 (13.16%) HTML
21 207 (12.33%) Windows
22 206 (12.27%) XML
23 197 (11.73%) .NET Framework
24 186 (11.08%) CSS
24 186 (11.08%) jQuery
25 183 (10.90%) Team Foundation Server
26 178 (10.60%) SQL Server 2014
27 175 (10.42%) Data Modelling
28 165 (9.83%) Web Services
29 162 (9.65%) Visual Studio

T-SQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 99 (5.90%) SharePoint
2 98 (5.84%) IIS
3 50 (2.98%) BizTalk Server
4 29 (1.73%) CMS
5 17 (1.01%) Confluence
6 15 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
6 15 (0.89%) Sitecore CMS
7 14 (0.83%) SAS
8 13 (0.77%) Apache Pig
9 9 (0.54%) Apache
10 8 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (0.48%) Umbraco
11 6 (0.36%) Skype for Business
12 5 (0.30%) Apache Spark
12 5 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
13 4 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.18%) IBM Domino
14 3 (0.18%) IBM Notes
14 3 (0.18%) JBoss
Applications
1 263 (15.66%) MS Excel
2 45 (2.68%) MS Office
3 19 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (0.66%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (0.42%) MS Project
6 5 (0.30%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.12%) LaTeX
7 2 (0.12%) SPSS
7 2 (0.12%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 44 (2.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (1.31%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (0.36%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 6 (0.36%) Markit EDM
5 5 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 5 (0.30%) SAP FI
6 4 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
7 3 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
7 3 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.18%) Sage 1000
7 3 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
7 3 (0.18%) Workday HCM
8 2 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.12%) ENOVIA
8 2 (0.12%) Relativity
8 2 (0.12%) SAP APO
8 2 (0.12%) Teamcenter
9 1 (0.060%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 143 (8.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (1.07%) GitHub
3 14 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (0.71%) IaaS
5 10 (0.60%) PaaS
6 9 (0.54%) Google Analytics
6 9 (0.54%) Office 365
7 7 (0.42%) Boomi
7 7 (0.42%) Data Lake Analytics
8 5 (0.30%) SaaS
8 5 (0.30%) Yammer
9 2 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.12%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.060%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.060%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.060%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.060%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.060%) Route 53
10 1 (0.060%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.060%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 24 (1.43%) Firewall
2 16 (0.95%) DNS
3 13 (0.77%) TCP/IP
4 12 (0.71%) Intranet
4 12 (0.71%) SAN
5 11 (0.66%) FTP
6 10 (0.60%) Kerberos
6 10 (0.60%) SMS
7 7 (0.42%) HTTP
8 5 (0.30%) DHCP
8 5 (0.30%) Internet
9 3 (0.18%) SSL
9 3 (0.18%) VLAN
9 3 (0.18%) VPN
9 3 (0.18%) WAN
10 2 (0.12%) BIG-IP
10 2 (0.12%) LAN
10 2 (0.12%) LDAP
10 2 (0.12%) NAS
10 2 (0.12%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1283 (76.41%) SQL Server
2 790 (47.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 626 (37.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 373 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 362 (21.56%) Data Warehouse
6 311 (18.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 298 (17.75%) SQL Server 2008
8 178 (10.60%) SQL Server 2014
9 92 (5.48%) Power BI
10 86 (5.12%) Relational Database
11 80 (4.76%) QlikView
12 78 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
13 64 (3.81%) Big Data
14 49 (2.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 49 (2.92%) SQL Server 2016
15 45 (2.68%) Oracle Database
16 42 (2.50%) OLAP
17 41 (2.44%) NoSQL
18 40 (2.38%) Hadoop
19 38 (2.26%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 183 (10.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 162 (9.65%) Visual Studio
3 82 (4.88%) Git (software)
4 63 (3.75%) NUnit
5 59 (3.51%) Subversion
6 44 (2.62%) Selenium
7 41 (2.44%) JIRA
8 39 (2.32%) MSTest
8 39 (2.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 37 (2.20%) SpecFlow
10 25 (1.49%) Jenkins
11 23 (1.37%) WebDriver
12 19 (1.13%) TeamCity
13 16 (0.95%) Moq
14 13 (0.77%) MSBuild
14 13 (0.77%) MSI
15 12 (0.71%) WiX
16 11 (0.66%) IntelliJ
16 11 (0.66%) JUnit
17 9 (0.54%) Maven
General
1 341 (20.31%) Finance
2 137 (8.16%) Banking
3 80 (4.76%) Advertising
4 61 (3.63%) Retail
5 41 (2.44%) Back Office
5 41 (2.44%) Marketing
6 38 (2.26%) Front Office
7 35 (2.08%) Investment Banking
8 23 (1.37%) Legal
8 23 (1.37%) Manufacturing
9 20 (1.19%) Retail Banking
10 19 (1.13%) Telecoms
11 12 (0.71%) Corporate Banking
11 12 (0.71%) Financial Institution
12 11 (0.66%) Law
13 9 (0.54%) Games
14 5 (0.30%) Billing
14 5 (0.30%) General Ledger
15 4 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1090 (64.92%) Developer
2 461 (27.46%) SQL Developer
3 281 (16.74%) .NET Developer
4 209 (12.45%) C# Developer
5 189 (11.26%) Analyst
6 187 (11.14%) DBA
7 175 (10.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 159 (9.47%) SQL DBA
9 153 (9.11%) SSIS Developer
10 133 (7.92%) C# .NET Developer
11 126 (7.50%) SQL Server Developer
12 119 (7.09%) T-SQL Developer
13 89 (5.30%) Senior Developer
14 81 (4.82%) ETL Developer
15 79 (4.71%) SSRS Developer
16 74 (4.41%) SQL Server DBA
17 73 (4.35%) SQL Analyst
18 68 (4.05%) Consultant
19 65 (3.87%) SQL BI Developer
20 62 (3.69%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 635 (37.82%) .NET
2 314 (18.70%) ASP.NET
3 221 (13.16%) HTML
4 206 (12.27%) XML
5 197 (11.73%) .NET Framework
6 186 (11.08%) CSS
6 186 (11.08%) jQuery
7 165 (9.83%) Web Services
8 144 (8.58%) ASP.NET MVC
9 143 (8.52%) WCF
10 127 (7.56%) Entity Framework
11 106 (6.31%) AngularJS
12 87 (5.18%) ASP.NET Web API
13 79 (4.71%) MDX
14 77 (4.59%) Ajax
15 75 (4.47%) WPF
16 74 (4.41%) RESTful
17 71 (4.23%) HTML5
18 68 (4.05%) LINQ
18 68 (4.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 130 (7.74%) Analytical Skills
2 78 (4.65%) Visualisation
3 60 (3.57%) Replication
4 54 (3.22%) Management Information System
5 36 (2.14%) Clustering
5 36 (2.14%) Data Structures
5 36 (2.14%) NHS
6 35 (2.08%) Inversion of Control
7 28 (1.67%) Computer Science
8 23 (1.37%) Data Integration
9 19 (1.13%) Data Extraction
10 18 (1.07%) Hedge funds
11 17 (1.01%) Derivative
12 14 (0.83%) Mathematics
12 14 (0.83%) Mobile App
13 13 (0.77%) Client/Server
14 12 (0.71%) Data Centre
14 12 (0.71%) User Experience
15 9 (0.54%) N-Tier
16 8 (0.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 207 (12.33%) Windows
2 72 (4.29%) Windows Server
3 62 (3.69%) Linux
4 26 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (1.19%) Unix
6 16 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (0.54%) Android
9 7 (0.42%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.30%) MVS
10 5 (0.30%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.30%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (0.18%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.12%) Solaris
14 1 (0.060%) AIX
14 1 (0.060%) CentOS
14 1 (0.060%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.060%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 451 (26.86%) Business Intelligence
2 386 (22.99%) ETL
3 377 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
4 282 (16.80%) MVC
5 175 (10.42%) Data Modelling
6 158 (9.41%) Migration
7 151 (8.99%) Performance Tuning
8 137 (8.16%) TDD
9 118 (7.03%) Scrum
10 108 (6.43%) Data Analysis
11 88 (5.24%) Analytics
11 88 (5.24%) SDLC
12 87 (5.18%) Data Migration
13 79 (4.71%) OO
14 78 (4.65%) Web Development
15 69 (4.11%) CRM
15 69 (4.11%) Kimball Methodology
16 67 (3.99%) Unit Testing
17 64 (3.81%) Continuous Integration
18 62 (3.69%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 1590 (94.70%) SQL
2 661 (39.37%) C#
3 289 (17.21%) JavaScript
4 143 (8.52%) PowerShell
5 132 (7.86%) VB.NET
6 112 (6.67%) VB
7 90 (5.36%) PL/SQL
8 85 (5.06%) Java
9 66 (3.93%) VBA
10 45 (2.68%) VB6
11 40 (2.38%) Python
12 33 (1.97%) VBScript
13 26 (1.55%) Scala
14 22 (1.31%) C++
15 21 (1.25%) C
16 20 (1.19%) PHP
17 19 (1.13%) TypeScript
18 16 (0.95%) Perl
18 16 (0.95%) Shell Script
19 15 (0.89%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 99 (5.90%) Degree
2 47 (2.80%) Security Cleared
3 28 (1.67%) SC Cleared
4 21 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (0.30%) ISEB
6 5 (0.30%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.30%) MCITP
6 5 (0.30%) MCSE
7 4 (0.24%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.12%) CFA
8 2 (0.12%) MCDBA
8 2 (0.12%) OCP
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.12%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.060%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.060%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.060%) MCP
9 1 (0.060%) MCSA
9 1 (0.060%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (4.11%) QA
2 54 (3.22%) Data Quality
3 12 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
4 9 (0.54%) SLA
5 6 (0.36%) Basel III
5 6 (0.36%) Solvency II
6 5 (0.30%) CRD IV
7 3 (0.18%) GAAP
7 3 (0.18%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.12%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.060%) GxP
9 1 (0.060%) HL7
9 1 (0.060%) MiFID
9 1 (0.060%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 55 (3.28%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (0.60%) Docker
4 9 (0.54%) Apache Flume
4 9 (0.54%) Hyper-V
4 9 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
6 4 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (0.24%) XenApp
6 4 (0.24%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.24%) XenServer
7 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.060%) Cronacle
8 1 (0.060%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.060%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.060%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.060%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.060%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 28 (1.67%) SCOM
2 16 (0.95%) Control-M
3 12 (0.71%) Nagios
3 12 (0.71%) Puppet
4 10 (0.60%) WSUS
5 9 (0.54%) Microsoft Clustering
5 9 (0.54%) Rsyslog
6 8 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (0.42%) ITRS Geneos
8 5 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
8 5 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (0.24%) Ansible
9 4 (0.24%) SCCM
10 3 (0.18%) Data Guard
10 3 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.12%) CloudHub
11 2 (0.12%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 2 (0.12%) Rundeck
12 1 (0.060%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 618 (36.81%) Microsoft
2 148 (8.81%) Oracle
3 81 (4.82%) Tableau
4 49 (2.92%) SAP
5 34 (2.03%) Sybase
6 30 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
7 26 (1.55%) Cognos
8 23 (1.37%) Sitecore
9 21 (1.25%) Xamarin
10 20 (1.19%) VMware
11 19 (1.13%) RedGate
12 14 (0.83%) Teradata
13 13 (0.77%) Greenplum
13 13 (0.77%) Netezza
13 13 (0.77%) Splunk
13 13 (0.77%) Vertica
14 12 (0.71%) Cloudera
14 12 (0.71%) Google
14 12 (0.71%) Hortonworks
15 11 (0.66%) DevExpress
Newcastle upon Tyne
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £351 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £325 - 375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Project Practice
Rate: NEGOTIABLE
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
East Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venn Group
Rate: £31000 - £41000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
4 Pentonville Road - London
Ticketmaster
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Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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Chorley, Lancashire
FT Select
Rate: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
JS Agency
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
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London
Stott & May
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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Oxford, Oxfordshire
Red10
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Greenwich
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
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South East London
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Tria Recruitment
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
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Exposed Solutions
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London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
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Hertfordshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
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Oxford, Oxfordshire
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
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Cambridge
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