Period
to 26 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London 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 26 June 2019 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
London > Central London
6 months to
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 143 144 124
Rank change year-on-year +1 -20 -17
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 141 171 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.67% 1.87% 1.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.28% 3.58% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 136 103
Central London median daily rate £469 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £338 £313
90th Percentile £600 £591 £608
London median daily rate £438 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -2.78% - +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.67% - -
London median hourly rate £21.50 £29.15 £17.01
% change year-on-year -26.24% +71.42% -62.21%

T-SQL is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 4,302 4,776 3,637
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 50.91% 52.36% 49.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,455 3,955 2,908
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +8.11%
10th Percentile £400 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
London median daily rate £525 £505 £490
% change year-on-year +3.96% +3.06% +8.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 7
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £28.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.79% -24.15% +9.02%
10th Percentile £21.00 £12.90 £16.65
90th Percentile £59.90 £66.00 £39.70
London median hourly rate £36.67 £42.50 £40.13
% change year-on-year -13.72% +5.91% +34.15%

T-SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for T-SQL in Central London

T-SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for T-SQL in Central London

T-SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing T-SQL in Central London over the 6 months to 26 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for T-SQL in Central London

T-SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for T-SQL in Central London

T-SQL
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing T-SQL within the Central London region over the 6 months to 26 June 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -1 118 £480 +6.67% 16
West End of London +6 1 £450 -25.00% 1
T-SQL
London

For the 6 months to 26 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing T-SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for T-SQL.

1 134 (95.04%) SQL
2 106 (75.18%) SQL Server
3 72 (51.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 69 (48.94%) Microsoft
5 60 (42.55%) Business Intelligence
6 58 (41.13%) Microsoft Azure
7 55 (39.01%) Finance
8 52 (36.88%) ETL
8 52 (36.88%) Data Warehouse
8 52 (36.88%) C#
8 52 (36.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 50 (35.46%) .NET
10 37 (26.24%) Agile Software Development
11 29 (20.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 26 (18.44%) Power BI
12 26 (18.44%) Power Platform
13 23 (16.31%) Analytics
14 22 (15.60%) Azure Data Factory
15 20 (14.18%) Windows
16 18 (12.77%) SQL Server 2012
17 17 (12.06%) Visual Studio
17 17 (12.06%) JavaScript
17 17 (12.06%) Git (software)
17 17 (12.06%) Team Foundation Server
17 17 (12.06%) Test Automation
18 16 (11.35%) Data Modelling
18 16 (11.35%) Analytical Skills
18 16 (11.35%) Cosmos DB
19 15 (10.64%) SQL Server 2014
19 15 (10.64%) Performance Tuning

T-SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 6 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.55%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.84%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.42%) IIS
4 2 (1.42%) Jetty
4 2 (1.42%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.42%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.71%) Confluence
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (3.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.42%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.71%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.71%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 58 (41.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (18.44%) Power Platform
3 22 (15.60%) Azure Data Factory
4 9 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (3.55%) Serverless
6 4 (2.84%) Data Lake Analytics
7 3 (2.13%) Azure Functions
7 3 (2.13%) IaaS
7 3 (2.13%) PaaS
7 3 (2.13%) SaaS
8 2 (1.42%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (1.42%) BrowserStack
8 2 (1.42%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (1.42%) Office 365
9 1 (0.71%) Apigee
9 1 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (75.18%) SQL Server
2 72 (51.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 52 (36.88%) Data Warehouse
3 52 (36.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 29 (20.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 26 (18.44%) Power BI
6 18 (12.77%) SQL Server 2012
7 16 (11.35%) Cosmos DB
8 15 (10.64%) Azure SQL Database
8 15 (10.64%) SQL Server 2014
9 14 (9.93%) SQL Server 2017
10 13 (9.22%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (8.51%) SQL Server 2016
12 9 (6.38%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 9 (6.38%) Big Data
12 9 (6.38%) OLAP
12 9 (6.38%) Oracle Database
12 9 (6.38%) Relational Database
13 8 (5.67%) MongoDB
14 7 (4.96%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 17 (12.06%) Git (software)
1 17 (12.06%) Team Foundation Server
1 17 (12.06%) Visual Studio
2 10 (7.09%) Selenium
3 9 (6.38%) Jenkins
4 7 (4.96%) TeamCity
5 6 (4.26%) JIRA
5 6 (4.26%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (4.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (3.55%) NUnit
6 5 (3.55%) SpecFlow
6 5 (3.55%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (2.84%) Maven
7 4 (2.84%) MSTest
7 4 (2.84%) Subversion
7 4 (2.84%) tSQLt
8 3 (2.13%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.13%) Hudson
8 3 (2.13%) JMeter
8 3 (2.13%) JUnit
General
1 55 (39.01%) Finance
2 15 (10.64%) Retail
3 13 (9.22%) Banking
4 10 (7.09%) Back Office
5 7 (4.96%) Financial Institution
6 6 (4.26%) Law
6 6 (4.26%) Legal
7 3 (2.13%) Front Office
8 2 (1.42%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.71%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 83 (58.87%) Developer
2 36 (25.53%) SQL Developer
3 23 (16.31%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 15 (10.64%) .NET Developer
5 13 (9.22%) SQL BI Developer
6 12 (8.51%) DBA
6 12 (8.51%) Senior Developer
6 12 (8.51%) SQL DBA
7 11 (7.80%) Architect
8 10 (7.09%) C# Developer
9 9 (6.38%) SQL Server Developer
9 9 (6.38%) SSIS Developer
10 8 (5.67%) T-SQL Developer
11 7 (4.96%) Azure Developer
11 7 (4.96%) C# .NET Developer
12 6 (4.26%) C# VB.NET Developer
12 6 (4.26%) ETL Developer
12 6 (4.26%) SQL Server BI Developer
12 6 (4.26%) SQL Server DBA
12 6 (4.26%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (35.46%) .NET
2 11 (7.80%) CSS
3 10 (7.09%) AngularJS
4 9 (6.38%) ASP.NET Web API
4 9 (6.38%) HTML
5 8 (5.67%) ASP.NET
6 7 (4.96%) .NET Framework
6 7 (4.96%) jQuery
6 7 (4.96%) MDX
6 7 (4.96%) RESTful
7 6 (4.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 5 (3.55%) Ajax
8 5 (3.55%) JSON
8 5 (3.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (3.55%) Web Services
9 4 (2.84%) .NET Core
9 4 (2.84%) Angular 2
9 4 (2.84%) REST
10 3 (2.13%) Swagger
10 3 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.35%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.38%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (3.55%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.55%) User Experience
4 3 (2.13%) Fixed Income
4 3 (2.13%) Hedge funds
4 3 (2.13%) NHS
5 2 (1.42%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.42%) Clustering
5 2 (1.42%) Equities
5 2 (1.42%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.42%) Replication
6 1 (0.71%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (0.71%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.71%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.71%) Derivative
6 1 (0.71%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.71%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.71%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.71%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.18%) Windows
2 5 (3.55%) Windows Server
3 4 (2.84%) Linux
3 4 (2.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.13%) Unix
4 3 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.42%) Solaris
6 1 (0.71%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (42.55%) Business Intelligence
2 52 (36.88%) ETL
3 37 (26.24%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (16.31%) Analytics
5 17 (12.06%) Test Automation
6 16 (11.35%) Data Modelling
7 15 (10.64%) Performance Tuning
8 13 (9.22%) Asset Management
9 12 (8.51%) Kimball Methodology
9 12 (8.51%) Problem-Solving
10 11 (7.80%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (7.80%) Decision-Making
10 11 (7.80%) Dimensional Modelling
10 11 (7.80%) Scrum
10 11 (7.80%) Software Engineering
11 10 (7.09%) Microservices
11 10 (7.09%) TDD
12 9 (6.38%) Visualisation
13 8 (5.67%) DevOps
13 8 (5.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 134 (95.04%) SQL
2 52 (36.88%) C#
3 17 (12.06%) JavaScript
4 13 (9.22%) PowerShell
5 12 (8.51%) Python
6 9 (6.38%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 9 (6.38%) Java
6 9 (6.38%) PL/SQL
6 9 (6.38%) VB.NET
7 6 (4.26%) TypeScript
8 4 (2.84%) U-SQL
9 3 (2.13%) VBA
10 2 (1.42%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.42%) Perl
10 2 (1.42%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.42%) VB
10 2 (1.42%) VB6
11 1 (0.71%) IronPython
11 1 (0.71%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (1.42%) SC Cleared
1 2 (1.42%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.71%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.55%) QA
2 3 (2.13%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.42%) SLA
3 2 (1.42%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (4.26%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (2.84%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.42%) Docker
3 2 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (2.84%) SCOrch
2 2 (1.42%) Ansible
2 2 (1.42%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (1.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (1.42%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.42%) Puppet
2 2 (1.42%) SCOM
3 1 (0.71%) Automic
3 1 (0.71%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 69 (48.94%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.80%) Oracle
3 5 (3.55%) Alteryx
3 5 (3.55%) Tableau
4 4 (2.84%) SnapLogic
5 3 (2.13%) FactSet
6 2 (1.42%) Bloomberg
6 2 (1.42%) Citrix
6 2 (1.42%) Google
6 2 (1.42%) Perforce
6 2 (1.42%) Sun
6 2 (1.42%) Sybase
7 1 (0.71%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.71%) BISAM
7 1 (0.71%) Cadence
7 1 (0.71%) Cognos
7 1 (0.71%) HP
7 1 (0.71%) Informatica
7 1 (0.71%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.71%) Pega