The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for T-SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited T-SQL over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transact-SQL
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 33 34 45
Rank change year-on-year +1 +11  
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.45% 0.66% 0.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.82% 2.27% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £500 £275 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +81.90% -14.06%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £32.50 £30.60
% change year-on-year -36.15% +6.22%  

T-SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 83 88 100
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 30.18% 28.85% 23.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 53 73
Median daily rate £388 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £311 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £588 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 £50.20 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.36% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

T-SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing T-SQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for T-SQL in Bedfordshire

T-SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing T-SQL in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for T-SQL in Bedfordshire

T-SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for T-SQL.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (33.33%) DevOps
5 1 (16.67%) Nintex
5 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) Advertising
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (16.67%) CSS

T-SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) DBA
1 3 (50.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Lead DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Nintex