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 June 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.

Transact-SQL
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 34 33
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 0 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire - 0.94% 1.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 5.00% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Median daily rate - £350 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.35%  
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 £37.50 £29.00 £20.59
% change year-on-year +29.31% +40.82%  

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 115 60 67
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 32.12% 18.87% 19.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 48 49
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £264 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Median hourly rate £30.00 £46.07 £51.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.88% -10.19%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (50.00%) DevOps
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (25.00%) Advertising
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) XSLT
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) N-Tier

T-SQL
Co-occurring 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 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) DBA
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Lead DevOps
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Developer
1 1 (25.00%) SQL DBA
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
1 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Release Automation
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Nintex