Period
to 4 April 2020

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 4 April 2020 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
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 122 160 134
Rank change year-on-year +38 -26 -35
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 80 140 174
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 1.53% 1.57% 1.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.12% 2.99% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 117 152
Median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £308 £364 £363
90th Percentile £650 £575 £650
London median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £32.50 - £37.50
10th Percentile £31.25 - £36.25
90th Percentile £33.75 - £38.75
London median hourly rate £35.00 - £35.00

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 2,561 4,679 4,838
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 49.02% 52.35% 52.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,946 3,720 4,072
Median daily rate £525 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.44% +7.89%
10th Percentile £375 £381 £363
90th Percentile £675 £675 £688
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 16 23
Median hourly rate £35.00 £28.75 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.74% +33.72% -24.15%
10th Percentile £24.50 £18.32 £17.55
90th Percentile £57.05 £63.25 £67.50
Median hourly rate £44.02 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +24.00% +1.43% -20.45%

T-SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing T-SQL as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing T-SQL in Central London.

Daily rate trend for T-SQL in Central London

T-SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing T-SQL in Central London over the 6 months to 4 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for T-SQL in Central London

T-SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing T-SQL in Central London.

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 4 April 2020. 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 +21 63 £475 - 31
City of Westminster +15 2 £725 +81.25%
West End of London +34 1 £350 -12.50%
Kensington and Chelsea - 1 - -
T-SQL
London

For the 6 months to 4 April 2020, 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 78 (97.50%) SQL
2 60 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 40 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 36 (45.00%) Microsoft
5 32 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
5 32 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 30 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
6 30 (37.50%) C#
7 29 (36.25%) .NET
7 29 (36.25%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (35.00%) Azure
9 25 (31.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 22 (27.50%) ETL
11 18 (22.50%) Oracle
11 18 (22.50%) MDX
12 17 (21.25%) Finance
12 17 (21.25%) Power BI
12 17 (21.25%) Power Platform
13 15 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
14 13 (16.25%) Visual Studio
14 13 (16.25%) ASP.NET
14 13 (16.25%) Python
14 13 (16.25%) SDLC
15 12 (15.00%) Unit Testing
16 11 (13.75%) AWS
16 11 (13.75%) Microsoft Excel
16 11 (13.75%) XML
16 11 (13.75%) JavaScript
16 11 (13.75%) DevOps
17 10 (12.50%) Test Automation

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 4 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.75%) Confluence
2 3 (3.75%) JBoss
2 3 (3.75%) MQSeries
2 3 (3.75%) Red Hat Fuse
2 3 (3.75%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.50%) SAS
3 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.25%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.25%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.25%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (13.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.75%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.50%) Acrobat
3 2 (2.50%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (35.00%) Azure
2 17 (21.25%) Power Platform
3 11 (13.75%) AWS
4 5 (6.25%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (2.50%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (2.50%) SaaS
6 1 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.25%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.25%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.25%) Azure Functions
6 1 (1.25%) Google Sheets
6 1 (1.25%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 40 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 32 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 30 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
5 25 (31.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 17 (21.25%) Power BI
7 8 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
8 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 7 (8.75%) PowerPivot
8 7 (8.75%) SSDT
9 6 (7.50%) Essbase
9 6 (7.50%) Oracle Database
10 5 (6.25%) DTS
10 5 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (5.00%) Azure SQL Database
11 4 (5.00%) MongoDB
11 4 (5.00%) NoSQL
11 4 (5.00%) Relational Database
12 3 (3.75%) Biml
12 3 (3.75%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 15 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (16.25%) Visual Studio
3 6 (7.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 5 (6.25%) Selenium
5 4 (5.00%) JMeter
5 4 (5.00%) JUnit
6 2 (2.50%) JIRA
7 1 (1.25%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.25%) Moq
7 1 (1.25%) NUnit
7 1 (1.25%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (1.25%) Protractor
General
1 17 (21.25%) Finance
2 8 (10.00%) Banking
3 7 (8.75%) Law
4 6 (7.50%) Legal
5 4 (5.00%) Public Sector
5 4 (5.00%) Retail
6 2 (2.50%) Front Office
6 2 (2.50%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.25%) Back Office
7 1 (1.25%) Electronics
7 1 (1.25%) Local Government
7 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.25%) Marketing
7 1 (1.25%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 51 (63.75%) Developer
2 27 (33.75%) SQL Developer
3 11 (13.75%) Analyst
4 10 (12.50%) Architect
4 10 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 9 (11.25%) SQL Server Developer
6 8 (10.00%) Applications Developer
6 8 (10.00%) C# Developer
6 8 (10.00%) SQL BI Developer
6 8 (10.00%) SSIS Developer
7 6 (7.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 6 (7.50%) SQL Analyst
8 5 (6.25%) .NET Developer
8 5 (6.25%) Analyst Developer
8 5 (6.25%) Applications Support
8 5 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Architect
8 5 (6.25%) Senior Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Consultant
9 4 (5.00%) Senior SQL Developer
9 4 (5.00%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (36.25%) .NET
2 18 (22.50%) MDX
3 13 (16.25%) ASP.NET
4 11 (13.75%) XML
5 8 (10.00%) JSON
6 7 (8.75%) jQuery
6 7 (8.75%) Web Services
7 6 (7.50%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (7.50%) CSS
7 6 (7.50%) HTML
7 6 (7.50%) REST
8 5 (6.25%) .NET Framework
8 5 (6.25%) HTML5
9 4 (5.00%) AngularJS
9 4 (5.00%) D3.js
9 4 (5.00%) Mustache
10 3 (3.75%) Apache Camel
10 3 (3.75%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (3.75%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (3.75%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.75%) Fat Client
3 3 (3.75%) Thin Client
3 3 (3.75%) User Experience
4 2 (2.50%) Credit Risk
4 2 (2.50%) Reinsurance
4 2 (2.50%) Replication
5 1 (1.25%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.25%) Clustering
5 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.25%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.50%) Windows
2 2 (2.50%) Linux
3 1 (1.25%) Debian
3 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.25%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (36.25%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (27.50%) ETL
4 13 (16.25%) SDLC
5 12 (15.00%) Unit Testing
6 11 (13.75%) DevOps
7 10 (12.50%) TDD
7 10 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 8 (10.00%) Data Modelling
8 8 (10.00%) Kimball Methodology
8 8 (10.00%) Machine Learning
8 8 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (8.75%) Analytics
10 6 (7.50%) Software Engineering
11 5 (6.25%) Change Management
11 5 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (6.25%) Data Integration
11 5 (6.25%) MVC
11 5 (6.25%) User Stories
12 4 (5.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 78 (97.50%) SQL
2 30 (37.50%) C#
3 13 (16.25%) Python
4 11 (13.75%) JavaScript
5 9 (11.25%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 9 (11.25%) PowerShell
6 8 (10.00%) PL/SQL
7 7 (8.75%) R
8 6 (7.50%) Java
8 6 (7.50%) VB.NET
9 5 (6.25%) VB
10 4 (5.00%) C
11 2 (2.50%) C++
11 2 (2.50%) Perl
11 2 (2.50%) PHP
11 2 (2.50%) VBA
11 2 (2.50%) X++
12 1 (1.25%) Ruby
12 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.25%) VC++
Qualifications
1 5 (6.25%) MCITP
1 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.75%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.75%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.50%) Degree
4 1 (1.25%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) QA
2 2 (2.50%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (3.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.25%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 36 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (22.50%) Oracle
3 7 (8.75%) Sybase
4 5 (6.25%) Hyperion
5 4 (5.00%) MuleSoft
5 4 (5.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.75%) Aderant
6 3 (3.75%) Axway
6 3 (3.75%) iManage
6 3 (3.75%) Intapp
7 2 (2.50%) Adobe
7 2 (2.50%) Databricks
7 2 (2.50%) DocuSign
7 2 (2.50%) SAP
8 1 (1.25%) BiZZdesign
8 1 (1.25%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.25%) CODA
8 1 (1.25%) HP
8 1 (1.25%) Tableau
8 1 (1.25%) Typemock