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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transact-SQL
Rank 116 84 98
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +14
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 1014 1184 1109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.80% 2.22% 1.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.84% 5.73% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 703 770 679
Average daily rate
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£363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 28
Average hourly rate £20.06 £26.50 £26.62
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.30% -0.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £19.00 £16.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £51.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-38.27% +18.18%

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
20959 20666 21238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.19% 38.77% 36.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 13286 12954 12733
Average daily rate £388 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.89% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 413 573 780
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.08 £15.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 August 2014.

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 August 2014.

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 August 2014. 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 -31 944 £361 -3.66% 555
London -41 392 £425 +3.03% 190
South East -23 156 £300 -11.11% 75
City of London -1 139 £460 +8.23% 66
North West +13 103 £313 +0.80% 81
South West +19 96 £325 +12.06% 48
East of England -24 67 £375 +9.09% 35
West Midlands -12 48 £300 -2.04% 35
Manchester +4 45 £275 -9.83% 36
Scotland +10 40 £411 +33.73% 23
Yorkshire -21 40 £300 -4.38% 64
Cheshire +22 35 £350 +21.73% 25
Hampshire -20 32 £373 +10.37% 15
Berkshire -17 29 £336 +1.89% 15
Somerset +11 28 £330 +7.15% 5
Bristol 0 26 £333 +20.90% 10
Glasgow +8 25 £450 - 16
West Yorkshire -1 25 £300 - 36
Hertfordshire -8 25 £381 +17.30% 8
East Midlands -23 21 £315 -3.07% 19
Reading +3 18 £363 -14.70% 7
Birmingham 0 18 £313 +4.16% 8
Buckinghamshire -13 18 £300 -17.75% 10
Taunton - 18 £320 - 1
Surrey +8 17 £300 +7.14% 19
Wiltshire -2 17 £400 +9.58% 14
Kent -10 17 £250 -21.87% 3
North East -10 16 £325 +8.33% 8
Gloucestershire -14 14 £243 -21.96% 10
Lancashire -7 13 £300 - 8

T-SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 1964 (93.39%) SQL
2 1538 (73.13%) SQL Server
3 853 (40.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 769 (36.57%) .NET
5 709 (33.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 692 (32.91%) C#
7 636 (30.24%) SQL Server 2008
8 597 (28.39%) Microsoft
9 501 (23.82%) ASP.NET
10 474 (22.54%) Business Intelligence
11 417 (19.83%) Finance
12 398 (18.93%) JavaScript
13 395 (18.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 384 (18.26%) Data Warehouse
14 384 (18.26%) ETL
15 342 (16.26%) Windows
16 340 (16.17%) HTML
17 305 (14.50%) MS Excel
18 284 (13.50%) CSS
19 274 (13.03%) SQL Server 2005
20 266 (12.65%) MVC
21 257 (12.22%) XML
22 254 (12.08%) Oracle
23 239 (11.36%) SQL Server 2012
24 236 (11.22%) jQuery
25 235 (11.17%) Web Services
26 224 (10.65%) .NET Framework
27 211 (10.03%) ASP.NET MVC
27 211 (10.03%) Performance Tuning
28 206 (9.80%) Agile Software Development

T-SQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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
1 166 (7.89%) SharePoint
2 118 (5.61%) IIS
3 60 (2.85%) CMS
4 47 (2.23%) SharePoint 2010
5 39 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
6 33 (1.57%) BizTalk Server
7 26 (1.24%) Sitecore CMS
8 24 (1.14%) Umbraco
9 23 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
10 20 (0.95%) Tomcat
11 19 (0.90%) WebLogic
12 17 (0.81%) Apache
13 16 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
14 12 (0.57%) ColdFusion
15 10 (0.48%) Node.js
16 9 (0.43%) SAS
16 9 (0.43%) Confluence
16 9 (0.43%) WebSphere
17 8 (0.38%) Apache Solr
18 6 (0.29%) Railo
Applications
1 305 (14.50%) MS Excel
2 60 (2.85%) MS Office
3 21 (1.00%) InfoPath
4 16 (0.76%) PowerPivot
5 14 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (0.33%) MS Project
6 7 (0.33%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.14%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.095%) SPSS
9 1 (0.048%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 41 (1.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (1.47%) Markit EDM
3 27 (1.28%) Oracle EBS R12
4 26 (1.24%) Oracle General Ledger
4 26 (1.24%) Oracle Receivables
4 26 (1.24%) Oracle Assets
4 26 (1.24%) Oracle Payables
5 24 (1.14%) Oracle Applications
6 18 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
7 16 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 12 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
9 10 (0.48%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 9 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
11 5 (0.24%) Summit
11 5 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
12 4 (0.19%) Agresso
12 4 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
13 2 (0.095%) Tridion
14 1 (0.048%) SAP CRM
14 1 (0.048%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 17 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (0.62%) SaaS
3 8 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.24%) GitHub
5 2 (0.095%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.095%) PaaS
5 2 (0.095%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.048%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.048%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (1.90%) SAN
1 40 (1.90%) HTTP
2 36 (1.71%) Internet
3 26 (1.24%) DNS
4 19 (0.90%) LDAP
4 19 (0.90%) TCP/IP
4 19 (0.90%) FTP
5 12 (0.57%) Extranet
5 12 (0.57%) Intranet
5 12 (0.57%) Firewall
6 10 (0.48%) Network Security
7 9 (0.43%) Broadband
8 4 (0.19%) NAS
8 4 (0.19%) Kerberos
9 3 (0.14%) SSL
9 3 (0.14%) DHCP
9 3 (0.14%) SSH
10 2 (0.095%) X.509
11 1 (0.048%) Wireless
11 1 (0.048%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1538 (73.13%) SQL Server
2 853 (40.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 709 (33.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 636 (30.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 395 (18.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 384 (18.26%) Data Warehouse
7 274 (13.03%) SQL Server 2005
8 239 (11.36%) SQL Server 2012
9 127 (6.04%) OLAP
10 113 (5.37%) Oracle Database
11 109 (5.18%) Relational Database
12 107 (5.09%) SQL Server 2000
13 104 (4.95%) DTS
14 72 (3.42%) Oracle Database 11g
15 69 (3.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 61 (2.90%) QlikView
17 52 (2.47%) Oracle Database 10g
18 50 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
19 44 (2.09%) MySQL
20 38 (1.81%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 175 (8.32%) Visual Studio
2 170 (8.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 71 (3.38%) Subversion
3 71 (3.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 50 (2.38%) Git (software)
5 42 (2.00%) NUnit
6 30 (1.43%) TeamCity
7 25 (1.19%) Maven
8 24 (1.14%) JIRA
8 24 (1.14%) MSTest
9 22 (1.05%) SpecFlow
9 22 (1.05%) Selenium
10 20 (0.95%) Rhino Mocks
10 20 (0.95%) Jenkins
11 19 (0.90%) JUnit
12 18 (0.86%) Talend Open Studio
12 18 (0.86%) Toad
13 15 (0.71%) Moq
14 14 (0.67%) ERwin
15 13 (0.62%) Eclipse
General
1 417 (19.83%) Finance
2 134 (6.37%) Banking
3 58 (2.76%) Retail
4 52 (2.47%) Marketing
5 44 (2.09%) Investment Banking
6 41 (1.95%) Back Office
7 34 (1.62%) Manufacturing
8 32 (1.52%) Telecoms
9 31 (1.47%) Financial Institution
10 23 (1.09%) Front Office
10 23 (1.09%) Advertising
11 21 (1.00%) Legal
12 17 (0.81%) Electronics
13 12 (0.57%) Retail Banking
14 9 (0.43%) Games
15 7 (0.33%) Publishing
16 6 (0.29%) Billing
17 5 (0.24%) Law
18 4 (0.19%) Local Government
19 3 (0.14%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1375 (65.38%) Developer
2 431 (20.49%) SQL Developer
3 303 (14.41%) .NET Developer
4 259 (12.32%) Analyst
5 237 (11.27%) DBA
6 200 (9.51%) SQL DBA
7 171 (8.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 154 (7.32%) C# Developer
9 94 (4.47%) Senior Developer
10 89 (4.23%) C# .NET Developer
10 89 (4.23%) SQL Server Developer
11 84 (3.99%) SQL Server DBA
12 80 (3.80%) ASP.NET Developer
13 75 (3.57%) Administrator
14 72 (3.42%) Data Analyst
15 69 (3.28%) Consultant
16 65 (3.09%) Web Developer
17 51 (2.43%) Applications Support
18 50 (2.38%) SharePoint Developer
19 49 (2.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 769 (36.57%) .NET
2 501 (23.82%) ASP.NET
3 340 (16.17%) HTML
4 284 (13.50%) CSS
5 257 (12.22%) XML
6 236 (11.22%) jQuery
7 235 (11.17%) Web Services
8 224 (10.65%) .NET Framework
9 211 (10.03%) ASP.NET MVC
10 203 (9.65%) WCF
11 124 (5.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 116 (5.52%) HTML5
13 105 (4.99%) MDX
14 104 (4.95%) Ajax
15 90 (4.28%) WPF
16 86 (4.09%) LINQ
17 83 (3.95%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 80 (3.80%) CSS3
19 73 (3.47%) WinForms
20 59 (2.81%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 107 (5.09%) NHS
2 99 (4.71%) Replication
3 96 (4.56%) Clustering
4 57 (2.71%) Data Integration
5 40 (1.90%) Management Information System
6 32 (1.52%) Computer Science
7 25 (1.19%) Derivative
8 22 (1.05%) N-Tier
9 21 (1.00%) Visualisation
10 19 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
11 17 (0.81%) Data Extraction
11 17 (0.81%) Hedge funds
12 16 (0.76%) PKI
12 16 (0.76%) DTV
13 13 (0.62%) Statistics
14 11 (0.52%) Equities
15 10 (0.48%) Market Risk
16 9 (0.43%) Credit Risk
17 8 (0.38%) Mobile App
18 7 (0.33%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 342 (16.26%) Windows
2 71 (3.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 68 (3.23%) UNIX
4 62 (2.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 44 (2.09%) Linux
6 17 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (0.52%) Windows XP
7 11 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (0.43%) Solaris
9 8 (0.38%) Android
9 8 (0.38%) Windows 2000
10 7 (0.33%) Windows 7
11 6 (0.29%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.24%) CentOS
13 4 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
13 4 (0.19%) AIX
14 2 (0.095%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.095%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.095%) Windows NT
14 2 (0.095%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 474 (22.54%) Business Intelligence
2 384 (18.26%) ETL
3 266 (12.65%) MVC
4 211 (10.03%) Performance Tuning
5 206 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
6 188 (8.94%) Unit Testing
7 178 (8.46%) Migration
8 164 (7.80%) Data Modelling
9 160 (7.61%) TDD
10 147 (6.99%) Scrum
11 105 (4.99%) OO
12 104 (4.95%) Data Migration
13 98 (4.66%) Data Analysis
14 97 (4.61%) Continuous Integration
15 85 (4.04%) Workflow
16 82 (3.90%) Kimball Methodology
17 75 (3.57%) Web Development
18 71 (3.38%) CRM
19 69 (3.28%) E-Commerce
20 57 (2.71%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1964 (93.39%) SQL
2 692 (32.91%) C#
3 398 (18.93%) JavaScript
4 157 (7.47%) PL/SQL
5 147 (6.99%) VB.NET
6 91 (4.33%) Java
7 87 (4.14%) VBA
8 61 (2.90%) VB
9 48 (2.28%) PowerShell
10 40 (1.90%) VBScript
11 33 (1.57%) Perl
12 29 (1.38%) C++
13 28 (1.33%) Shell Script
14 24 (1.14%) VB6
15 23 (1.09%) PHP
16 18 (0.86%) Korn
17 17 (0.81%) C
18 10 (0.48%) Python
19 9 (0.43%) XPath
20 7 (0.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 114 (5.42%) Security Cleared
2 94 (4.47%) SC Cleared
3 75 (3.57%) Degree
4 69 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 40 (1.90%) MCITP
6 28 (1.33%) MCTS
7 17 (0.81%) MCSE
8 15 (0.71%) ISEB
9 11 (0.52%) MCDBA
9 11 (0.52%) ISTQB
10 10 (0.48%) DV Cleared
11 9 (0.43%) MCSA
12 7 (0.33%) OCP
12 7 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
13 3 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (0.14%) MBA
13 3 (0.14%) RHCE
13 3 (0.14%) MCP
13 3 (0.14%) MCT
14 2 (0.095%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (4.33%) QA
2 51 (2.43%) SLA
3 11 (0.52%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.38%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.29%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.24%) ISO 14001
7 3 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.14%) HL7
8 1 (0.048%) EMIR
8 1 (0.048%) GxP
8 1 (0.048%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 64 (3.04%) Active Directory
2 44 (2.09%) Oracle RMAN
3 27 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
4 14 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (0.67%) vSphere
5 5 (0.24%) VMware ESX
5 5 (0.24%) XenApp
5 5 (0.24%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.19%) LiteSpeed
6 4 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (0.14%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.048%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 38 (1.81%) Data Guard
2 26 (1.24%) SCCM
3 24 (1.14%) Control-M
4 20 (0.95%) SCOM
4 20 (0.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 12 (0.57%) WMI
6 7 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 6 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (0.24%) Tivoli
8 5 (0.24%) EMC NetWorker
9 4 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (0.19%) BMC PATROL
9 4 (0.19%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.14%) Puppet
11 2 (0.095%) Ionix
11 2 (0.095%) MOM
11 2 (0.095%) CA SiteMinder
12 1 (0.048%) Salt
12 1 (0.048%) Foglight
12 1 (0.048%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 597 (28.39%) Microsoft
2 254 (12.08%) Oracle
3 67 (3.19%) Sybase
4 65 (3.09%) Cognos
5 46 (2.19%) SAP
6 40 (1.90%) Business Objects
7 37 (1.76%) VMware
8 35 (1.66%) IBM
9 34 (1.62%) Informatica
10 31 (1.47%) Tableau
11 26 (1.24%) Sitecore
12 18 (0.86%) JBoss
12 18 (0.86%) Talend
13 17 (0.81%) Hyperion
14 16 (0.76%) Teradata
15 15 (0.71%) HP
15 15 (0.71%) DevExpress
16 14 (0.67%) Telerik
17 13 (0.62%) CODA
17 13 (0.62%) Ektron
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Rate: DOE
Posted: 22 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
South East
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 22 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cheshire
Roc Search
Posted: 23 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
SmartSourcing plc
Rate: negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £200 daily
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Incisive Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Incisive Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £225 - £250 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Latcom Ltd
Rate: Unspecified - £Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Gibbs S3
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Xpertise Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago