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 3 months to 28 April 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
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 43 46
Rank change year-on-year -7 +3  
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 6 20 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.99% 2.61% 2.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.55% 9.22% 8.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 14
Median daily rate £375 £381 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.63% +17.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £363 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £438 £409
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -6.66% +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +15.38% +54.76%  

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 235 217 227
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 38.78% 28.29% 28.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 142 154
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Median hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -44.23%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +7.04%  

T-SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham 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 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 April 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 17 (100.00%) SQL
2 14 (82.35%) SQL Server
3 10 (58.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (41.18%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (41.18%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
5 7 (41.18%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (29.41%) ETL
7 4 (23.53%) Migration
7 4 (23.53%) .NET
8 3 (17.65%) QlikView
8 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
8 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
8 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
8 3 (17.65%) C#
8 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
9 2 (11.76%) Tableau
9 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (11.76%) Data Governance
9 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (11.76%) Power BI
9 2 (11.76%) Performance Optimisation
9 2 (11.76%) IDERA

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 (5.88%) CMS
1 1 (5.88%) DNN
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (82.35%) SQL Server
2 10 (58.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (41.18%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (41.18%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (17.65%) QlikView
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (11.76%) Power BI
7 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (5.88%) Data Lake
8 1 (5.88%) Data Mining
8 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (5.88%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 2 (11.76%) Advertising
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) DBA
2 6 (35.29%) SQL DBA
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Server DBA
4 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) ETL Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Senior DBA
6 2 (11.76%) Senior SQL DBA
6 2 (11.76%) Senior SQL Server DBA
6 2 (11.76%) SSIS Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Administrator
7 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Data Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) DotNetNuke Developer
7 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared DBA
7 1 (5.88%) QlikView Developer
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
3 2 (11.76%) CSS
3 2 (11.76%) HTML
3 2 (11.76%) HTML5
3 2 (11.76%) JSON
3 2 (11.76%) XML
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (5.88%) CSS3
4 1 (5.88%) jQuery
4 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) NHS
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (29.41%) ETL
3 4 (23.53%) Migration
4 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) Change Management
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (11.76%) Data Governance
5 2 (11.76%) Data Mapping
5 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
5 2 (11.76%) High Availability
5 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Optimisation
5 2 (11.76%) Prototyping
5 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Content Management
6 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Data Management
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) C#
2 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Cognos
2 2 (11.76%) IDERA
2 2 (11.76%) RedGate
2 2 (11.76%) Tableau
3 1 (5.88%) JD Edwards
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