The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast 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 28 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.

Transact-SQL
County Antrim / Belfast
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 20 -
Rank change year-on-year -15 -  
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 1.94% 2.68% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.10% 6.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £275 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.25% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £351 £325
% change year-on-year -0.14% +7.84%  
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 Belfast with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Belfast
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 129 45 48
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 62.62% 40.18% 48.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 25 28
Median daily rate £400 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £386
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

T-SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast 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 Belfast

T-SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Contractor daily rate trend for T-SQL in Belfast

T-SQL
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 28 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 Belfast region with a requirement for T-SQL.

1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 4 (57.14%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (42.86%) Service Management
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) MCP
3 3 (42.86%) MCDBA
3 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (42.86%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (42.86%) SCOM
3 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
4 2 (28.57%) IIS
4 2 (28.57%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Ajax
5 1 (14.29%) Handlebars
5 1 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (14.29%) SOLID
5 1 (14.29%) YAGNI
5 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 1 (14.29%) JSON
5 1 (14.29%) jQuery
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio

T-SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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 3 (42.86%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (28.57%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon S3
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (14.29%) GitHub
1 1 (14.29%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) .NET Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) DBA
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) SQL DBA
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Support Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
1 4 (57.14%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 1 (14.29%) Ajax
2 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
2 1 (14.29%) Handlebars
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) JSON
2 1 (14.29%) Mustache
2 1 (14.29%) Node.js
2 1 (14.29%) REST
2 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Service Management
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) OOD
3 1 (14.29%) SOLID
3 1 (14.29%) YAGNI
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) MCDBA
1 3 (42.86%) MCP
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft