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 24 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
County Antrim / Belfast
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 16 22
Rank change year-on-year -40 +6  
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 1.85% 1.19% 1.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.19% 3.23% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Median daily rate £413 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.92% -  
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 Belfast with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Belfast
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 274 31 49
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 84.31% 36.90% 60.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 12 24
Median daily rate £413 £401 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.99% +14.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £300 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £453 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £22.50 - £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Belfast region with a requirement for T-SQL.

1 11 (100.00%) SQL
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (90.91%) Web Services
3 8 (72.73%) XML
3 8 (72.73%) .NET
3 8 (72.73%) C#
4 7 (63.64%) Visual Studio
4 7 (63.64%) .NET Framework
4 7 (63.64%) JSON
4 7 (63.64%) REST
5 6 (54.55%) C++/CLI
5 6 (54.55%) Unit Testing
5 6 (54.55%) Bitbucket
5 6 (54.55%) JIRA
5 6 (54.55%) WCF
5 6 (54.55%) Google
5 6 (54.55%) NUnit
5 6 (54.55%) C++
5 6 (54.55%) C
5 6 (54.55%) SOA
5 6 (54.55%) Risk Management
5 6 (54.55%) Perforce
5 6 (54.55%) Protocol Buffers
5 6 (54.55%) Issue Tracking
5 6 (54.55%) .NET Remoting
6 5 (45.45%) Finance
6 5 (45.45%) Banking
6 5 (45.45%) Process Improvement
7 3 (27.27%) SCOM
7 3 (27.27%) PowerShell

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 (27.27%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon S3
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (9.09%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (9.09%) GitHub
1 1 (9.09%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Visual Studio
2 6 (54.55%) Bitbucket
2 6 (54.55%) JIRA
2 6 (54.55%) NUnit
3 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 1 (9.09%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 5 (45.45%) Banking
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) C# Developer
3 6 (54.55%) Senior C# Developer
3 6 (54.55%) Senior Developer
4 5 (45.45%) C++ Developer
4 5 (45.45%) C++/C# Developer
4 5 (45.45%) Senior C++ Developer
5 3 (27.27%) Analyst
5 3 (27.27%) DBA
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Analyst
5 3 (27.27%) SQL DBA
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Support Analyst
5 3 (27.27%) Support Analyst
6 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
7 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) Web Services
2 8 (72.73%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) XML
3 7 (63.64%) .NET Framework
3 7 (63.64%) JSON
3 7 (63.64%) REST
4 6 (54.55%) .NET Remoting
4 6 (54.55%) Protocol Buffers
4 6 (54.55%) WCF
5 1 (9.09%) Ajax
5 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
5 1 (9.09%) CSS
5 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
5 1 (9.09%) Handlebars
5 1 (9.09%) HTML
5 1 (9.09%) jQuery
5 1 (9.09%) Mustache
5 1 (9.09%) Node.js
5 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Issue Tracking
1 6 (54.55%) Risk Management
1 6 (54.55%) SOA
1 6 (54.55%) Unit Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Process Improvement
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) OOD
4 1 (9.09%) SOLID
4 1 (9.09%) YAGNI
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (72.73%) C#
3 6 (54.55%) C
3 6 (54.55%) C++
3 6 (54.55%) C++/CLI
4 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (9.09%) VBA
5 1 (9.09%) VC++
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) MCDBA
1 3 (27.27%) MCP
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Google
1 6 (54.55%) Perforce
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Sybase