The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 25 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
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 26 47
Rank change year-on-year -10 +21  
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 4 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.35% 4.84% 1.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.94% 9.39% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 3
Median daily rate £388 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.23% -7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £240 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £380 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
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 Cambridge with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 136 181 227
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 45.95% 51.57% 49.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 104 179
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £251 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 15 13
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.00 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £45.00 £45.00
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 Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 Cambridge

T-SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for T-SQL in Cambridge

T-SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for T-SQL in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for T-SQL.

1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) .NET
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (37.50%) OOD
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle
5 3 (37.50%) C#
5 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
5 3 (37.50%) OO
6 2 (25.00%) MCSE
6 2 (25.00%) MCDBA
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (25.00%) C++
6 2 (25.00%) IIS
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (25.00%) ITIL
6 2 (25.00%) Windows
6 2 (25.00%) DTS
6 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (25.00%) OCP
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (25.00%) BizTalk Server

T-SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 2 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon S3
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (12.50%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (12.50%) GitHub
1 1 (12.50%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) DTS
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (12.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (25.00%) NUnit
3 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (12.50%) Octopus Deploy
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Developer
2 2 (25.00%) DBA
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (25.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration Developer
3 1 (12.50%) ERP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) ETL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft BI Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (12.50%) SSAS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SSIS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SSRS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) WCF
2 2 (25.00%) WinForms
2 2 (25.00%) WPF
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) Ajax
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) JSON
3 1 (12.50%) MDX
3 1 (12.50%) Node.js
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (12.50%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) OO
1 3 (37.50%) OOD
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Database Security
2 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (25.00%) High Availability
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) SOLID
3 1 (12.50%) YAGNI
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) MCDBA
1 2 (25.00%) MCSE
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (25.00%) OCP
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Certification
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Data Guard
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft