Period
to 5 July 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 5 July 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
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 97 144 141
Rank change year-on-year +47 -3 -18
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 63 149 176
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 1.90% 1.71% 1.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.89% 3.36% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 116 140
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £338
90th Percentile £675 £600 £588
London median daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +8.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £32.50 £21.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.16% -42.67% -
10th Percentile £31.25 £21.25 £36.25
90th Percentile £33.75 £21.75 £38.75
London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £29.15
% change year-on-year +62.79% -26.24% +71.42%

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 1,621 4,440 4,922
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 48.85% 50.90% 52.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,195 3,584 4,072
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £371 £393 £363
90th Percentile £688 £675 £675
London median daily rate £525 £525 £510
% change year-on-year - +2.94% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 23 24
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +62.79% -
10th Percentile £25.13 £21.00 £12.90
90th Percentile £57.00 £59.90 £66.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £36.59 £42.50
% change year-on-year -4.33% -13.92% +6.25%

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 5 July 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 5 July 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 +43 56 £475 -1.04% 12
City of Westminster - 1 £700 -
Kensington and Chelsea - 1 - -
T-SQL
London

For the 6 months to 5 July 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 60 (95.24%) SQL
2 49 (77.78%) SQL Server
3 32 (50.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (46.03%) C#
4 29 (46.03%) Microsoft
5 25 (39.68%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (38.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 24 (38.10%) Azure
7 23 (36.51%) Business Intelligence
8 22 (34.92%) Data Warehouse
8 22 (34.92%) .NET
9 21 (33.33%) Finance
9 21 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 18 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
10 18 (28.57%) ETL
11 16 (25.40%) Power BI
11 16 (25.40%) Power Platform
12 14 (22.22%) DevOps
13 13 (20.63%) ASP.NET
14 12 (19.05%) Visual Studio
14 12 (19.05%) JavaScript
14 12 (19.05%) Unit Testing
15 11 (17.46%) PowerShell
15 11 (17.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 11 (17.46%) Oracle
15 11 (17.46%) Python
15 11 (17.46%) SDLC
16 10 (15.87%) Microsoft Excel
16 10 (15.87%) Windows
16 10 (15.87%) 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 2 (3.17%) SAS
1 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.59%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.59%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.59%) JBoss
2 1 (1.59%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Fuse
2 1 (1.59%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (15.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (11.11%) Photoshop
3 6 (9.52%) Acrobat
4 2 (3.17%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (38.10%) Azure
2 16 (25.40%) Power Platform
3 10 (15.87%) AWS
4 7 (11.11%) Azure Data Factory
5 4 (6.35%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (4.76%) PaaS
7 1 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.59%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.59%) Azure Functions
7 1 (1.59%) Data Lake Analytics
7 1 (1.59%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (1.59%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 32 (50.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (38.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (34.92%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 16 (25.40%) Power BI
7 11 (17.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 7 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
9 6 (9.52%) Azure SQL Database
9 6 (9.52%) PowerPivot
9 6 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (9.52%) SSDT
10 5 (7.94%) MongoDB
10 5 (7.94%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (6.35%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 4 (6.35%) Cosmos DB
11 4 (6.35%) Data Lake
11 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (4.76%) NoSQL
12 3 (4.76%) Redis
Development Applications
1 18 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (19.05%) Visual Studio
3 7 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 5 (7.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.59%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.59%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (1.59%) Protractor
5 1 (1.59%) Selenium
5 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 21 (33.33%) Finance
2 9 (14.29%) Banking
3 4 (6.35%) Front Office
3 4 (6.35%) Law
4 3 (4.76%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.76%) Legal
4 3 (4.76%) Retail
5 2 (3.17%) Advertising
5 2 (3.17%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.59%) International Banking
6 1 (1.59%) Local Government
6 1 (1.59%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 36 (57.14%) Developer
2 14 (22.22%) SQL Developer
3 8 (12.70%) .NET Developer
4 7 (11.11%) Analyst
4 7 (11.11%) Architect
5 6 (9.52%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (9.52%) DBA
5 6 (9.52%) SSIS Developer
6 5 (7.94%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 5 (7.94%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 5 (7.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 5 (7.94%) C# Developer
6 5 (7.94%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 5 (7.94%) Oracle DBA
6 5 (7.94%) SQL Analyst
6 5 (7.94%) SQL DBA
6 5 (7.94%) Sybase DBA
7 4 (6.35%) SQL Data Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Angular Developer
8 3 (4.76%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (34.92%) .NET
2 13 (20.63%) ASP.NET
3 10 (15.87%) ASP.NET Web API
4 9 (14.29%) MDX
5 7 (11.11%) .NET Framework
6 6 (9.52%) .NET Core
6 6 (9.52%) Entity Framework
6 6 (9.52%) Web Services
6 6 (9.52%) XML
7 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (6.35%) jQuery
7 4 (6.35%) JSON
7 4 (6.35%) WPF
8 3 (4.76%) AngularJS
8 3 (4.76%) CSS
8 3 (4.76%) JDBC
8 3 (4.76%) ODBC
8 3 (4.76%) REST
8 3 (4.76%) RESTful
8 3 (4.76%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.76%) Credit Risk
2 3 (4.76%) Fixed Income
2 3 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (4.76%) User Experience
3 2 (3.17%) Reinsurance
4 1 (1.59%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.59%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.59%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.59%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.59%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.59%) Tandem
4 1 (1.59%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.87%) Windows
2 6 (9.52%) Windows Server
3 5 (7.94%) Unix
4 3 (4.76%) Linux
5 2 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.59%) Debian
6 1 (1.59%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (39.68%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (36.51%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (28.57%) ETL
4 14 (22.22%) DevOps
5 12 (19.05%) Unit Testing
6 11 (17.46%) SDLC
7 10 (15.87%) Test Automation
8 9 (14.29%) Data Modelling
8 9 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
9 7 (11.11%) MVC
10 6 (9.52%) Machine Learning
11 5 (7.94%) OO
12 4 (6.35%) Change Management
12 4 (6.35%) Data Mapping
12 4 (6.35%) Data Protection
12 4 (6.35%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (6.35%) Security Management
12 4 (6.35%) UML
12 4 (6.35%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (6.35%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 60 (95.24%) SQL
2 29 (46.03%) C#
3 12 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 11 (17.46%) PowerShell
4 11 (17.46%) Python
5 10 (15.87%) R
6 8 (12.70%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 7 (11.11%) Perl
8 5 (7.94%) Java
8 5 (7.94%) Korn
9 3 (4.76%) PL/SQL
9 3 (4.76%) VB
9 3 (4.76%) VBA
10 2 (3.17%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.59%) C
11 1 (1.59%) C++
11 1 (1.59%) PHP
11 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.59%) VC++
11 1 (1.59%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (6.35%) Degree
2 2 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.59%) MCITP
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.59%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) Solvency II
2 3 (4.76%) QA
3 2 (3.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) Terraform
2 1 (1.59%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 29 (46.03%) Microsoft
2 11 (17.46%) Oracle
3 7 (11.11%) Adobe
3 7 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 7 (11.11%) Sybase
4 6 (9.52%) Databricks
5 4 (6.35%) VMware
6 3 (4.76%) EMC
7 2 (3.17%) Aderant
7 2 (3.17%) DocuSign
7 2 (3.17%) iManage
7 2 (3.17%) Intapp
7 2 (3.17%) MuleSoft
8 1 (1.59%) Axway
8 1 (1.59%) BiZZdesign
8 1 (1.59%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.59%) CODA
8 1 (1.59%) HP
8 1 (1.59%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.59%) Nintex