Period
to 28 July 2021

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 28 July 2021 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
28 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 144 98 151
Rank change year-on-year -46 +53 -24
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 36 59 146
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 0.97% 2.06% 1.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.10% 4.12% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 50 116
10th Percentile £416 £363 £350
25th Percentile £471 £422 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £540 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +13.68% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £638 £569 £550
90th Percentile £772 £675 £600
London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £33.68 £21.50
Median % change year-on-year - +56.63% -
London median hourly rate £39.25 £33.68 £21.50
% change year-on-year +16.56% +56.63% -26.24%

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 1,718 1,433 4,301
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 46.15% 50.03% 50.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,317 1,109 3,507
10th Percentile £406 £375 £388
25th Percentile £463 £438 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% - -
75th Percentile £675 £613 £600
90th Percentile £738 £688 £675
London median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 23
10th Percentile £15.20 £23.83 "
25th Percentile £21.73 £30.57 £21.00
Median hourly rate £27.50 £37.25 £22.50
Median % change year-on-year -26.17% +65.56% +4.65%
75th Percentile £35.00 £44.13 £42.17
90th Percentile £37.75 £57.40 £55.45
London median hourly rate £44.50 £46.46 £44.53
% change year-on-year -4.21% +4.32% +7.54%

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 28 July 2021.

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 28 July 2021. 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 -50 32 £533 +12.11% 28
West End of London - 3 £550 - 1
City of Westminster - 2 £550 - 1
T-SQL
London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2021, 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 36 (100.00%) SQL
2 23 (63.89%) Finance
3 22 (61.11%) Azure
4 17 (47.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 15 (41.67%) C#
6 14 (38.89%) SQL Server
7 12 (33.33%) Power Platform
8 11 (30.56%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (30.56%) ETL
8 11 (30.56%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (27.78%) Data Modelling
9 10 (27.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (27.78%) Power BI
10 9 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
10 9 (25.00%) DevOps
11 8 (22.22%) PowerShell
11 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (22.22%) Visual Studio
11 8 (22.22%) .NET
12 7 (19.44%) Oracle
12 7 (19.44%) AWS
12 7 (19.44%) Data Lake
12 7 (19.44%) Serverless
12 7 (19.44%) Azure Functions
13 6 (16.67%) Databricks
13 6 (16.67%) Azure Data Factory
13 6 (16.67%) Test Automation
13 6 (16.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

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 5 (13.89%) Apache Spark
2 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.56%) Apache
3 2 (5.56%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (2.78%) Apache Pig
4 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.78%) CMS
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (2.78%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.78%) Magento
2 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (61.11%) Azure
2 12 (33.33%) Power Platform
3 7 (19.44%) AWS
3 7 (19.44%) Azure Functions
3 7 (19.44%) Serverless
4 6 (16.67%) Azure Cosmos DB
4 6 (16.67%) Azure Data Factory
5 5 (13.89%) Azure Storage
5 5 (13.89%) GitHub
6 4 (11.11%) Azure Synapse Analytics
7 3 (8.33%) Amazon S3
7 3 (8.33%) Azure Logic Apps
7 3 (8.33%) Azure Service Bus
7 3 (8.33%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (5.56%) Azure Data Lake Analytics
8 2 (5.56%) Power Automate
8 2 (5.56%) PowerApps
8 2 (5.56%) Snowflake
9 1 (2.78%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (2.78%) Azure Key Vault
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (47.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 14 (38.89%) SQL Server
3 11 (30.56%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (27.78%) Power BI
4 10 (27.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
6 7 (19.44%) Data Lake
7 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (11.11%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 4 (11.11%) Tableau
9 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (8.33%) NoSQL
10 2 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (5.56%) Metadata
10 2 (5.56%) QlikView
10 2 (5.56%) Redis
10 2 (5.56%) SSDT
11 1 (2.78%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (2.78%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (2.78%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 4 (11.11%) JIRA
3 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.78%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.78%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.78%) Moq
4 1 (2.78%) NUnit
4 1 (2.78%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (2.78%) Selenium
4 1 (2.78%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (2.78%) YouTrack
General
1 23 (63.89%) Finance
2 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.11%) Social Skills
4 3 (8.33%) Documentation Skills
5 2 (5.56%) Front Office
5 2 (5.56%) General Ledger
5 2 (5.56%) Marketing
5 2 (5.56%) Publishing
6 1 (2.78%) Banking
6 1 (2.78%) Legal
6 1 (2.78%) Public Sector
6 1 (2.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) Developer
2 5 (13.89%) Architect
2 5 (13.89%) C# Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Azure Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Data Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Analytics Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Data Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Robotic Process Automation Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Technical Leader
6 1 (2.78%) Azure Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Data Architect
6 1 (2.78%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) SSRS Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) .NET
2 4 (11.11%) MDX
3 3 (8.33%) HTML
3 3 (8.33%) Kafka
3 3 (8.33%) WCF
3 3 (8.33%) XML
4 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.56%) JSON
4 2 (5.56%) Web Services
4 2 (5.56%) WPF
5 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.78%) CSS
5 1 (2.78%) HTML5 Canvas
5 1 (2.78%) LINQ
5 1 (2.78%) MSMQ
5 1 (2.78%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (2.78%) Silverlight
5 1 (2.78%) Spring
5 1 (2.78%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (2.78%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Equities
1 4 (11.11%) Fixed Income
2 2 (5.56%) Reinsurance
2 2 (5.56%) Replication
2 2 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.78%) BYOD
3 1 (2.78%) Cloud Native
3 1 (2.78%) Legacy Applications
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Debian
3 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) ETL
2 10 (27.78%) Data Modelling
3 9 (25.00%) DevOps
4 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 4 (11.11%) Analytics
6 4 (11.11%) Data Engineering
6 4 (11.11%) Microservices
6 4 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (8.33%) Business Analysis
7 3 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (8.33%) CRM
7 3 (8.33%) Data Architecture
7 3 (8.33%) Data Ingestion
7 3 (8.33%) Deployment Automation
7 3 (8.33%) Kimball Methodology
7 3 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (8.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) SQL
2 15 (41.67%) C#
3 8 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 6 (16.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 6 (16.67%) Python
5 5 (13.89%) PL/SQL
6 4 (11.11%) Java
6 4 (11.11%) VBA
7 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
7 3 (8.33%) VB
8 2 (5.56%) R
8 2 (5.56%) Scala
9 1 (2.78%) C++
9 1 (2.78%) Go
9 1 (2.78%) Perl
9 1 (2.78%) PHP
9 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) ISEB
2 1 (2.78%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.78%) GDPR
2 1 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.78%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.78%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Terraform
2 2 (5.56%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (19.44%) Oracle
3 6 (16.67%) Databricks
4 3 (8.33%) MuleSoft
5 2 (5.56%) Alteryx
5 2 (5.56%) Citrix
5 2 (5.56%) Informatica
5 2 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (5.56%) UiPath
6 1 (2.78%) Cloudera
6 1 (2.78%) Cognos
6 1 (2.78%) Dell
6 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.78%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 1 (2.78%) SAP
6 1 (2.78%) StreamSets