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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transact-SQL
Rank 111 93 90
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -3
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 1044 1152 983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.87% 2.05% 2.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.02% 5.55% 5.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 740 766 636
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 17 40
Average hourly rate £22.18 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.62% +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £21.00 £15.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £42.90 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-37.85% +4.47%

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
20816 20744 17590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.23% 36.89% 36.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 13491 13426 10812
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 438 482 633
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.53 £17.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +4.28%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -17 982 £350 - 665
London -5 424 £400 - 205
South East +4 166 £325 - 105
City of London +19 129 £425 +3.03% 86
Yorkshire +2 119 £325 +6.12% 81
North West -31 77 £315 -3.07% 92
West Yorkshire +12 74 £325 - 65
West Midlands +1 62 £320 +2.40% 56
South West -4 60 £316 -2.69% 46
Surrey +19 38 £350 -9.09% 12
Leeds -11 38 £325 - 35
East Midlands -10 36 £350 +16.66% 24
Hampshire +10 31 £288 -14.17% 24
Manchester -30 31 £331 -2.57% 41
Bradford +4 29 £325 +28.71% 14
South Yorkshire 0 29 £303 +18.04% 8
Scotland -9 29 £375 +11.11% 17
East of England -26 29 £425 +21.42% 44
Berkshire -32 25 £325 -3.70% 20
Wales +15 23 £278 -26.00% 7
East Sussex +8 22 £296 -1.25% 7
Birmingham +3 21 £325 - 10
Cheshire -6 21 £313 -10.71% 26
South Wales +14 17 £325 -3.70% 5
Bristol +1 17 £313 -1.96% 20
Buckinghamshire -1 17 £331 +10.41% 8
West Sussex -16 15 £325 -3.70% 7
Cardiff - 15 £325 - 5
Brighton +11 14 £305 - 6
Merseyside -13 12 £275 +3.77% 14

T-SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 1876 (95.23%) SQL
2 1540 (78.17%) SQL Server
3 946 (48.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 774 (39.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 732 (37.16%) .NET
6 695 (35.28%) C#
7 659 (33.45%) Microsoft
8 640 (32.49%) SQL Server 2008
9 536 (27.21%) Business Intelligence
10 445 (22.59%) Data Warehouse
11 421 (21.37%) ETL
12 412 (20.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 407 (20.66%) ASP.NET
13 407 (20.66%) Agile Software Development
14 390 (19.80%) Finance
15 324 (16.45%) JavaScript
16 316 (16.04%) SQL Server 2012
17 293 (14.87%) XML
18 287 (14.57%) MS Excel
19 252 (12.79%) .NET Framework
20 251 (12.74%) HTML
21 234 (11.88%) MVC
22 225 (11.42%) Web Services
23 217 (11.02%) WCF
24 210 (10.66%) Visual Studio
25 206 (10.46%) jQuery
26 201 (10.20%) SQL Server 2005
27 199 (10.10%) Team Foundation Server
28 195 (9.90%) Migration
29 191 (9.70%) CSS

T-SQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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
1 111 (5.63%) SharePoint
2 70 (3.55%) IIS
3 43 (2.18%) CMS
4 25 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
5 17 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
6 15 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
7 13 (0.66%) Node.js
8 11 (0.56%) Umbraco
8 11 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
9 8 (0.41%) SAS
10 7 (0.36%) Apache
11 6 (0.30%) EPiServer CMS
11 6 (0.30%) Confluence
12 5 (0.25%) Orchard CMS
12 5 (0.25%) Apache Pig
12 5 (0.25%) Immediacy CMS
13 4 (0.20%) MTS
13 4 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.15%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 287 (14.57%) MS Excel
2 73 (3.71%) MS Office
3 46 (2.34%) PowerPivot
4 10 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.41%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.36%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.20%) MS Project
7 4 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.15%) SPSS
9 2 (0.10%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.051%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 56 (2.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (1.78%) Markit EDM
3 25 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
4 12 (0.61%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 11 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.20%) thinkFolio
7 4 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
8 3 (0.15%) SAP HR
8 3 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
8 3 (0.15%) Cognos Planning
9 2 (0.10%) Primavera
9 2 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.051%) Summit
10 1 (0.051%) HFM
10 1 (0.051%) Oracle Financials
10 1 (0.051%) Oracle 11i
10 1 (0.051%) Agresso
10 1 (0.051%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (0.51%) SaaS
4 4 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.10%) IaaS
6 1 (0.051%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.051%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.051%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.051%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.051%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (1.62%) Internet
2 25 (1.27%) HTTP
3 18 (0.91%) SAN
4 12 (0.61%) Intranet
5 11 (0.56%) FTP
6 10 (0.51%) DNS
7 9 (0.46%) TCP/IP
8 8 (0.41%) WAN
8 8 (0.41%) LAN
9 4 (0.20%) VoIP
9 4 (0.20%) Firewall
9 4 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (0.20%) SSL
10 3 (0.15%) IP Telephony
10 3 (0.15%) PBX
10 3 (0.15%) LDAP
11 2 (0.10%) VPN
11 2 (0.10%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.10%) SSH
11 2 (0.10%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1540 (78.17%) SQL Server
2 946 (48.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 774 (39.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 640 (32.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 445 (22.59%) Data Warehouse
6 412 (20.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 316 (16.04%) SQL Server 2012
8 201 (10.20%) SQL Server 2005
9 124 (6.29%) Relational Database
10 111 (5.63%) OLAP
11 79 (4.01%) QlikView
12 78 (3.96%) SQL Server 2000
13 67 (3.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 60 (3.05%) DTS
15 52 (2.64%) RDBMS
15 52 (2.64%) MS Access
16 49 (2.49%) Crystal Reports
17 45 (2.28%) Oracle Database
18 38 (1.93%) OLAP Cube
19 33 (1.68%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 210 (10.66%) Visual Studio
2 199 (10.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 70 (3.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 37 (1.88%) NUnit
5 33 (1.68%) Subversion
6 26 (1.32%) JIRA
7 23 (1.17%) Git (software)
8 19 (0.96%) SpecFlow
9 17 (0.86%) Moq
10 16 (0.81%) TeamCity
10 16 (0.81%) MSTest
10 16 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 14 (0.71%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
12 13 (0.66%) Rhino Mocks
12 13 (0.66%) Selenium
12 13 (0.66%) Jenkins
13 12 (0.61%) ReSharper
14 11 (0.56%) Toad
15 9 (0.46%) PowerBuilder
15 9 (0.46%) Oracle APEX
General
1 390 (19.80%) Finance
2 138 (7.01%) Banking
3 69 (3.50%) Investment Banking
4 51 (2.59%) Retail
5 33 (1.68%) Marketing
6 31 (1.57%) Front Office
7 28 (1.42%) Back Office
8 27 (1.37%) Telecoms
9 23 (1.17%) Legal
10 20 (1.02%) Manufacturing
10 20 (1.02%) Advertising
11 13 (0.66%) Law
12 11 (0.56%) Electronics
13 7 (0.36%) German Language
14 6 (0.30%) Turkish Language
14 6 (0.30%) Multimedia
15 5 (0.25%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.20%) Billing
16 4 (0.20%) Military
16 4 (0.20%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 1360 (69.04%) Developer
2 498 (25.28%) SQL Developer
3 254 (12.89%) Analyst
4 230 (11.68%) .NET Developer
5 227 (11.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 207 (10.51%) DBA
7 183 (9.29%) SQL DBA
8 147 (7.46%) C# Developer
9 106 (5.38%) Senior Developer
10 88 (4.47%) SQL Server Developer
11 84 (4.26%) C# .NET Developer
12 79 (4.01%) SQL Server DBA
13 68 (3.45%) Software Developer
14 63 (3.20%) Microsoft Developer
15 61 (3.10%) Data Analyst
16 55 (2.79%) Business Developer
17 54 (2.74%) Web Developer
17 54 (2.74%) Applications Support
18 52 (2.64%) Administrator
18 52 (2.64%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 732 (37.16%) .NET
2 407 (20.66%) ASP.NET
3 293 (14.87%) XML
4 252 (12.79%) .NET Framework
5 251 (12.74%) HTML
6 225 (11.42%) Web Services
7 217 (11.02%) WCF
8 206 (10.46%) jQuery
9 191 (9.70%) CSS
10 160 (8.12%) ASP.NET MVC
11 142 (7.21%) Entity Framework
12 123 (6.24%) LINQ
13 116 (5.89%) MDX
14 81 (4.11%) SOAP
15 76 (3.86%) WPF
16 75 (3.81%) HTML5
17 66 (3.35%) Ajax
18 64 (3.25%) WinForms
19 63 (3.20%) XSLT
20 55 (2.79%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 170 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
2 133 (6.75%) NHS
3 72 (3.65%) Replication
4 50 (2.54%) Clustering
5 49 (2.49%) Data Structures
6 46 (2.34%) Data Integration
7 31 (1.57%) Inversion of Control
8 29 (1.47%) Computer Science
9 27 (1.37%) Management Information System
9 27 (1.37%) Visualisation
10 25 (1.27%) Hedge funds
11 23 (1.17%) Derivative
12 22 (1.12%) N-Tier
13 19 (0.96%) Client/Server
14 18 (0.91%) Fixed Income
15 15 (0.76%) Data Extraction
16 14 (0.71%) Open Source
17 12 (0.61%) User Experience
17 12 (0.61%) Equities
18 11 (0.56%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 177 (8.98%) Windows
2 65 (3.30%) UNIX
3 47 (2.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (1.78%) Linux
5 27 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (0.86%) AIX
8 14 (0.71%) Windows 7
9 9 (0.46%) Android
10 5 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
10 5 (0.25%) Solaris
10 5 (0.25%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.20%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.15%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.10%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.10%) SUSE
14 1 (0.051%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.051%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.051%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 536 (27.21%) Business Intelligence
2 421 (21.37%) ETL
3 407 (20.66%) Agile Software Development
4 234 (11.88%) MVC
5 195 (9.90%) Migration
6 175 (8.88%) Scrum
7 168 (8.53%) Data Modelling
8 164 (8.32%) Performance Tuning
9 145 (7.36%) TDD
10 120 (6.09%) OO
11 118 (5.99%) Data Migration
12 103 (5.23%) CRM
13 92 (4.67%) Unit Testing
14 90 (4.57%) Data Analysis
15 74 (3.76%) Kimball Methodology
16 69 (3.50%) Continuous Integration
17 66 (3.35%) Project Management
18 65 (3.30%) SOA
18 65 (3.30%) ITIL
19 59 (2.99%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1876 (95.23%) SQL
2 695 (35.28%) C#
3 324 (16.45%) JavaScript
4 123 (6.24%) PL/SQL
5 107 (5.43%) VBA
6 106 (5.38%) VB.NET
7 77 (3.91%) VB
8 76 (3.86%) Java
9 53 (2.69%) VBScript
10 50 (2.54%) Shell Script
11 45 (2.28%) PowerShell
12 42 (2.13%) C++
13 39 (1.98%) VB6
14 28 (1.42%) XPath
15 19 (0.96%) Perl
16 16 (0.81%) PHP
17 15 (0.76%) X++
17 15 (0.76%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 12 (0.61%) Korn
18 12 (0.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 90 (4.57%) Degree
2 52 (2.64%) Security Cleared
3 45 (2.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 30 (1.52%) SC Cleared
5 21 (1.07%) ISEB
6 12 (0.61%) ISTQB
7 9 (0.46%) MCTS
8 8 (0.41%) MCITP
8 8 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 7 (0.36%) DV Cleared
10 6 (0.30%) HND
11 5 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.20%) MCSE
12 4 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.20%) MCDBA
12 4 (0.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 3 (0.15%) CCNA
13 3 (0.15%) MCP
13 3 (0.15%) MCAD
13 3 (0.15%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (2.34%) QA
2 26 (1.32%) Data Quality
3 9 (0.46%) PCI DSS
3 9 (0.46%) Solvency II
3 9 (0.46%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.25%) HL7
6 4 (0.20%) SLA
7 3 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.10%) COBIT
8 2 (0.10%) EMIR
8 2 (0.10%) GAAP
9 1 (0.051%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 32 (1.62%) Active Directory
2 19 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.41%) vSphere
3 8 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (0.36%) Oracle Clusterware
5 5 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (0.15%) HDFS
7 2 (0.10%) LiteSpeed
7 2 (0.10%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.051%) SRDF
8 1 (0.051%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.051%) Firmware
8 1 (0.051%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (0.71%) Control-M
2 10 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
3 9 (0.46%) SCOM
4 8 (0.41%) Data Guard
5 6 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 4 (0.20%) SCOrch
7 4 (0.20%) SCSM
8 3 (0.15%) Oracle Flashback
8 3 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (0.15%) SCCM
9 2 (0.10%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 2 (0.10%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.051%) WMI
10 1 (0.051%) Puppet
10 1 (0.051%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 659 (33.45%) Microsoft
2 191 (9.70%) Oracle
3 43 (2.18%) Tableau
4 39 (1.98%) Sybase
5 36 (1.83%) Business Objects
5 36 (1.83%) Cognos
6 32 (1.62%) SAP
6 32 (1.62%) VMware
7 28 (1.42%) Informatica
8 20 (1.02%) DevExpress
9 18 (0.91%) Sitecore
10 16 (0.81%) Netezza
11 15 (0.76%) IBM
11 15 (0.76%) HP
12 13 (0.66%) Teradata
13 10 (0.51%) Telerik
13 10 (0.51%) DataFlux
13 10 (0.51%) Siebel
13 10 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
14 8 (0.41%) Trillium
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bicester, Oxfordshire
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £250 - 300 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Rate: £13 - £16 per hour
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £650 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
The Datawarehousing Company
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £300 to £320 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
London
2Source Talent
Rate: £620 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Merseyside
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £280 to £340 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 3 days ago