Period
to 28 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 6 months to 28 July 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
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 57 66
Rank change year-on-year -18 +9 +2
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 13 45 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.98% 2.91% 1.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.77% 8.88% 6.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 33 21
Birmingham median daily rate £375 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +19.23% -
10th Percentile £293 £300 £263
90th Percentile £400 £475 £438
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -6.67% +15.38% +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year -1.37% +28.07% -

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 Birmingham with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 469 507 463
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 35.40% 32.75% 29.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 342 294
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £246
90th Percentile £506 £488 £484
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year - +10.29% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 10
Birmingham median hourly rate £35.00 £29.75 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +14.42% +4.00%
10th Percentile £13.50 £11.13 £19.00
90th Percentile £42.35 £38.88 £29.20
West Midlands median hourly rate £34.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +36.00% -5.66% -13.82%

T-SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing T-SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for T-SQL in Birmingham

T-SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for T-SQL in Birmingham

T-SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing T-SQL in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for T-SQL in Birmingham

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

1 13 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
3 7 (53.85%) .NET
4 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
5 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (30.77%) ETL
6 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (30.77%) CSS
6 4 (30.77%) Windows
6 4 (30.77%) C#
6 4 (30.77%) HTML
6 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
7 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
7 3 (23.08%) HTML5
7 3 (23.08%) CSS3
7 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (23.08%) QlikView
7 3 (23.08%) VB.NET
7 3 (23.08%) Web Services
7 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
8 2 (15.38%) OLAP

T-SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (7.69%) CMS
1 1 (7.69%) DNN
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle 10gAS
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Application Server
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (7.69%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (23.08%) QlikView
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (15.38%) OLAP
5 2 (15.38%) Power BI
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (7.69%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 4 (30.77%) DBA
2 4 (30.77%) SQL DBA
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Data Modeller
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.69%) DotNetNuke Developer
4 1 (7.69%) QlikView Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Senior SQL DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Senior SQL Server DBA
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) .NET
2 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
3 4 (30.77%) CSS
3 4 (30.77%) HTML
4 3 (23.08%) CSS3
4 3 (23.08%) HTML5
4 3 (23.08%) Web Services
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
6 1 (7.69%) DHTML
6 1 (7.69%) MDX
6 1 (7.69%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.69%) NHS
1 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) HPUX
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (30.77%) ETL
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 2 (15.38%) MVC
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (15.38%) Web Development
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Content Management
5 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (7.69%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (7.69%) Six Sigma
5 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) C#
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) VB.NET
4 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
5 1 (7.69%) C++
5 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
1 1 (7.69%) QA
1 1 (7.69%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCOM
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Informatica
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.69%) VMware