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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transact-SQL
Rank 92 94 105
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +11
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 1129 1083 878
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.08% 2.06% 1.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.55% 5.50% 5.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 831 734 553
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £328 £307
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +6.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 30
Average hourly rate £21.00 £35.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +55.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.38 £16.80 £15.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £50.20 £41.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +55.55%

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
20342 19691 17540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.55% 37.41% 37.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 13467 13006 10832
Average daily rate £400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 421 468 618
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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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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 +2 1060 £355 -5.33% 560
London +10 486 £413 -1.78% 176
South East +6 171 £325 -7.14% 99
City of London +16 164 £425 -5.55% 60
Yorkshire +9 120 £325 - 72
West Yorkshire +27 95 £325 -2.25% 49
North West -10 83 £325 -0.76% 75
Leeds +15 68 £325 - 33
South West +5 68 £313 -4.58% 34
West Midlands -7 55 £325 +6.55% 43
Surrey +20 38 £350 -4.10% 8
Wales +39 36 £275 +22.22% 6
East Midlands -8 36 £340 +13.33% 20
Manchester -12 34 £331 -7.98% 40
Berkshire -20 34 £325 -13.33% 28
Hampshire +9 32 £340 -2.85% 16
East of England -46 28 £360 -10.00% 29
South Wales +27 27 £313 +38.88% 5
Cardiff - 26 £313 - 3
Cheshire -10 25 £325 - 19
Scotland -9 24 £375 +8.69% 15
Reading -8 20 £325 -10.34% 15
Bristol +3 19 £319 -5.20% 12
Birmingham +3 18 £325 - 10
Bradford +3 18 £350 - 10
East Sussex -1 18 £296 -21.00% 6
West Sussex -9 17 £320 +6.66% 12
South Yorkshire -17 16 £325 +62.50% 9
Oxfordshire -14 15 £320 -5.18% 14
Brighton 0 14 £305 - 5

T-SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1937 (94.90%) SQL
2 1620 (79.37%) SQL Server
3 1030 (50.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 853 (41.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 706 (34.59%) .NET
6 684 (33.51%) Microsoft
7 673 (32.97%) C#
8 616 (30.18%) SQL Server 2008
9 607 (29.74%) Business Intelligence
10 491 (24.06%) Data Warehouse
11 488 (23.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 465 (22.78%) ETL
13 447 (21.90%) Finance
14 430 (21.07%) Agile Software Development
15 376 (18.42%) ASP.NET
16 350 (17.15%) SQL Server 2012
17 313 (15.34%) MS Excel
18 297 (14.55%) JavaScript
19 286 (14.01%) XML
20 245 (12.00%) .NET Framework
21 230 (11.27%) HTML
22 226 (11.07%) MVC
23 220 (10.78%) Web Services
24 217 (10.63%) Visual Studio
25 213 (10.44%) Team Foundation Server
26 208 (10.19%) Migration
27 207 (10.14%) WCF
28 204 (10.00%) jQuery
29 192 (9.41%) Oracle
30 189 (9.26%) Windows

T-SQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 129 (6.32%) SharePoint
2 74 (3.63%) IIS
3 34 (1.67%) CMS
4 24 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
5 19 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
6 14 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
7 12 (0.59%) Node.js
8 10 (0.49%) SAS
8 10 (0.49%) Umbraco
9 8 (0.39%) Confluence
10 6 (0.29%) Apache
10 6 (0.29%) Apache Pig
11 5 (0.24%) Immediacy CMS
11 5 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
12 4 (0.20%) Lync
12 4 (0.20%) EPiServer CMS
12 4 (0.20%) Orchard CMS
13 3 (0.15%) MediaWiki
13 3 (0.15%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 313 (15.34%) MS Excel
2 65 (3.18%) MS Office
3 51 (2.50%) PowerPivot
4 15 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.49%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.24%) MS Project
7 5 (0.24%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.20%) SPSS
9 1 (0.049%) Mingle
9 1 (0.049%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.049%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 89 (4.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (1.57%) Markit EDM
3 25 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
4 11 (0.54%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 9 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
8 3 (0.15%) Cognos Planning
8 3 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
8 3 (0.15%) SAP HR
9 2 (0.098%) Primavera
9 2 (0.098%) Summit
9 2 (0.098%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.098%) thinkFolio
10 1 (0.049%) IntelliMatch
10 1 (0.049%) Oracle Payables
10 1 (0.049%) Oracle Receivables
10 1 (0.049%) Oracle Assets
10 1 (0.049%) Bond Adapt
10 1 (0.049%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (0.54%) SaaS
4 4 (0.20%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.049%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.049%) IaaS
6 1 (0.049%) Office 365
6 1 (0.049%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.049%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 33 (1.62%) Internet
2 31 (1.52%) SAN
3 26 (1.27%) HTTP
4 13 (0.64%) Intranet
5 10 (0.49%) FTP
6 9 (0.44%) DNS
7 8 (0.39%) TCP/IP
8 7 (0.34%) LAN
8 7 (0.34%) WAN
9 5 (0.24%) SSL
10 4 (0.20%) LDAP
10 4 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.15%) Firewall
11 3 (0.15%) VoIP
12 2 (0.098%) PBX
12 2 (0.098%) VPN
12 2 (0.098%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.098%) IP Telephony
12 2 (0.098%) Wireless
12 2 (0.098%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1620 (79.37%) SQL Server
2 1030 (50.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 853 (41.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 616 (30.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 491 (24.06%) Data Warehouse
6 488 (23.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 350 (17.15%) SQL Server 2012
8 187 (9.16%) SQL Server 2005
9 123 (6.03%) Relational Database
10 107 (5.24%) OLAP
11 85 (4.16%) SQL Server 2000
12 79 (3.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 76 (3.72%) QlikView
14 73 (3.58%) DTS
15 56 (2.74%) RDBMS
16 50 (2.45%) MS Access
17 44 (2.16%) Oracle Database
18 42 (2.06%) OLAP Cube
19 39 (1.91%) MySQL
20 38 (1.86%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 217 (10.63%) Visual Studio
2 213 (10.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 64 (3.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 43 (2.11%) Subversion
5 33 (1.62%) Git (software)
6 32 (1.57%) NUnit
7 28 (1.37%) JIRA
8 20 (0.98%) TeamCity
9 18 (0.88%) Jenkins
10 13 (0.64%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 12 (0.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 12 (0.59%) Selenium
11 12 (0.59%) ReSharper
11 12 (0.59%) SpecFlow
12 11 (0.54%) MSTest
12 11 (0.54%) Toad
13 10 (0.49%) Oracle APEX
14 9 (0.44%) Moq
14 9 (0.44%) PowerBuilder
15 8 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
General
1 447 (21.90%) Finance
2 139 (6.81%) Banking
3 77 (3.77%) Investment Banking
4 56 (2.74%) Retail
5 34 (1.67%) Front Office
5 34 (1.67%) Marketing
6 27 (1.32%) Telecoms
7 23 (1.13%) Back Office
8 21 (1.03%) Manufacturing
9 20 (0.98%) Advertising
9 20 (0.98%) Law
10 19 (0.93%) Financial Institution
11 18 (0.88%) Legal
12 9 (0.44%) Electronics
13 7 (0.34%) German Language
14 5 (0.24%) Multimedia
15 4 (0.20%) General Ledger
15 4 (0.20%) Publishing
15 4 (0.20%) Local Government
16 3 (0.15%) Games
Job Titles
1 1372 (67.22%) Developer
2 499 (24.45%) SQL Developer
3 303 (14.85%) Analyst
4 264 (12.93%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 223 (10.93%) DBA
6 197 (9.65%) SQL DBA
7 195 (9.55%) .NET Developer
8 143 (7.01%) C# Developer
9 101 (4.95%) Senior Developer
10 92 (4.51%) SQL Server Developer
11 87 (4.26%) SQL Server DBA
12 79 (3.87%) Data Analyst
13 67 (3.28%) C# .NET Developer
14 65 (3.18%) Business Developer
14 65 (3.18%) Software Developer
15 63 (3.09%) Microsoft Developer
16 56 (2.74%) Web Developer
17 55 (2.69%) Applications Support
18 54 (2.65%) Administrator
19 53 (2.60%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 706 (34.59%) .NET
2 376 (18.42%) ASP.NET
3 286 (14.01%) XML
4 245 (12.00%) .NET Framework
5 230 (11.27%) HTML
6 220 (10.78%) Web Services
7 207 (10.14%) WCF
8 204 (10.00%) jQuery
9 181 (8.87%) CSS
10 136 (6.66%) ASP.NET MVC
11 128 (6.27%) MDX
12 124 (6.08%) Entity Framework
13 117 (5.73%) LINQ
14 90 (4.41%) SOAP
15 80 (3.92%) ASP.NET Web API
16 76 (3.72%) WPF
17 73 (3.58%) Ajax
18 67 (3.28%) AngularJS
19 61 (2.99%) HTML5
20 57 (2.79%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 162 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
2 126 (6.17%) NHS
3 75 (3.67%) Replication
4 60 (2.94%) Clustering
5 56 (2.74%) Data Integration
6 50 (2.45%) Data Structures
7 32 (1.57%) Management Information System
8 30 (1.47%) Computer Science
9 29 (1.42%) Visualisation
10 27 (1.32%) Client/Server
11 26 (1.27%) Derivative
12 25 (1.22%) Hedge funds
13 21 (1.03%) Inversion of Control
14 16 (0.78%) N-Tier
14 16 (0.78%) Data Extraction
15 13 (0.64%) Fixed Income
16 11 (0.54%) Mobile App
16 11 (0.54%) Interest Rate Derivative
16 11 (0.54%) Equity Derivative
16 11 (0.54%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 189 (9.26%) Windows
2 49 (2.40%) UNIX
3 48 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (1.47%) Linux
4 30 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (0.88%) AIX
7 17 (0.83%) Windows 7
8 11 (0.54%) Android
9 9 (0.44%) Windows XP
10 8 (0.39%) Solaris
11 5 (0.24%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.24%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.098%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.049%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.049%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.049%) SUSE
13 1 (0.049%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 607 (29.74%) Business Intelligence
2 465 (22.78%) ETL
3 430 (21.07%) Agile Software Development
4 226 (11.07%) MVC
5 208 (10.19%) Migration
6 180 (8.82%) Scrum
7 174 (8.53%) Data Modelling
8 161 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
9 143 (7.01%) CRM
10 136 (6.66%) TDD
11 129 (6.32%) OO
12 122 (5.98%) Data Migration
13 119 (5.83%) Data Analysis
14 86 (4.21%) Unit Testing
15 84 (4.12%) Kimball Methodology
16 79 (3.87%) ITIL
17 65 (3.18%) Continuous Integration
18 62 (3.04%) E-Commerce
19 58 (2.84%) Software Engineering
20 53 (2.60%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1937 (94.90%) SQL
2 673 (32.97%) C#
3 297 (14.55%) JavaScript
4 108 (5.29%) PL/SQL
5 102 (5.00%) VBA
6 97 (4.75%) VB.NET
7 76 (3.72%) VB
8 69 (3.38%) Java
9 65 (3.18%) PowerShell
10 53 (2.60%) VBScript
11 39 (1.91%) Shell Script
12 34 (1.67%) C++
13 33 (1.62%) VB6
14 26 (1.27%) Perl
15 23 (1.13%) XPath
16 17 (0.83%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 15 (0.73%) X++
17 15 (0.73%) Korn
17 15 (0.73%) PHP
18 8 (0.39%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 101 (4.95%) Degree
2 52 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 46 (2.25%) Security Cleared
4 24 (1.18%) SC Cleared
5 19 (0.93%) ISEB
6 11 (0.54%) ISTQB
7 10 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 9 (0.44%) MCTS
8 9 (0.44%) DV Cleared
9 8 (0.39%) MCSE
10 6 (0.29%) HND
10 6 (0.29%) MCITP
11 5 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.20%) MCDBA
12 4 (0.20%) MCP
12 4 (0.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 3 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.15%) MCAD
13 3 (0.15%) MCSD
13 3 (0.15%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (2.35%) QA
2 27 (1.32%) Data Quality
3 13 (0.64%) Solvency II
4 11 (0.54%) SLA
5 10 (0.49%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (0.39%) HL7
7 3 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
7 3 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.15%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.098%) GAAP
8 2 (0.098%) COBIT
8 2 (0.098%) EMIR
9 1 (0.049%) RosettaNet
9 1 (0.049%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 34 (1.67%) Active Directory
2 22 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (0.34%) Oracle Clusterware
4 7 (0.34%) vSphere
4 7 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
5 6 (0.29%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.24%) HDFS
7 4 (0.20%) LiteSpeed
8 2 (0.098%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.049%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.049%) SRDF
9 1 (0.049%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 17 (0.83%) Control-M
2 12 (0.59%) Oracle RMAN
3 10 (0.49%) SCCM
3 10 (0.49%) Data Guard
4 9 (0.44%) SCOM
4 9 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.20%) Puppet
6 4 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (0.15%) Oracle Flashback
7 3 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.098%) OpenView
8 2 (0.098%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (0.098%) OVSD
9 1 (0.049%) SCSM
9 1 (0.049%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.049%) WMI
Vendors
1 684 (33.51%) Microsoft
2 192 (9.41%) Oracle
3 51 (2.50%) Tableau
4 42 (2.06%) Cognos
5 41 (2.01%) Business Objects
6 35 (1.71%) VMware
7 32 (1.57%) Sybase
8 30 (1.47%) Informatica
9 26 (1.27%) SAP
10 24 (1.18%) Sitecore
11 20 (0.98%) Teradata
11 20 (0.98%) DevExpress
12 18 (0.88%) Telerik
13 17 (0.83%) IBM
14 15 (0.73%) Netezza
14 15 (0.73%) HP
15 12 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
15 12 (0.59%) Google
16 10 (0.49%) Siebel
17 9 (0.44%) Red Gate
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
England
Hunter Charles
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
X4 Group
Rate: £270 - 280 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Think IT Recruitment
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Forman Computer Staff
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £325 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Dundee, Angus
Search Consultancy
Rate: DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Merseyside
Reed Technology
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Dover, Kent
Computer People
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Camping and Caravanning Club
Rate: £19,000 - £23,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago