Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 135 140 128
Rank change year-on-year +5 -12 -26
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 91 149 166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.52% 1.68% 1.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.15% 3.14% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 125 147
Central London median daily rate £450 £463 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.70% -2.63% +11.76%
10th Percentile £350 £350 £371
90th Percentile £544 £573 £650
London median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Central London median hourly rate - - £37.50
London median hourly rate £35.00 - £38.40

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 2,889 4,742 4,607
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 48.40% 53.38% 52.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,237 3,825 3,871
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.44% +7.89%
10th Percentile £375 £375 £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 19 7 18
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.09 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.63% +72.51% -21.82%
10th Percentile £20.68 £18.35 £18.50
90th Percentile £54.65 £39.13 £103.50
London median hourly rate £43.01 £36.67 £33.27
% change year-on-year +17.29% +10.22% -20.79%

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 18 February 2020.

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 18 February 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 +16 73 £463 -2.63% 50
City of Westminster +3 2 £725 +81.25%
West End of London +42 1 £350 -12.50%
T-SQL
London

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 89 (97.80%) SQL
2 69 (75.82%) SQL Server
3 51 (56.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 43 (47.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 40 (43.96%) Microsoft
6 38 (41.76%) Business Intelligence
7 33 (36.26%) Data Warehouse
8 31 (34.07%) .NET
9 27 (29.67%) C#
9 27 (29.67%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (27.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 25 (27.47%) Azure
11 24 (26.37%) ETL
12 23 (25.27%) Finance
12 23 (25.27%) Power BI
12 23 (25.27%) Power Platform
13 19 (20.88%) MDX
14 18 (19.78%) Oracle
15 14 (15.38%) Banking
16 12 (13.19%) TDD
17 11 (12.09%) Analytics
18 10 (10.99%) Performance Tuning
18 10 (10.99%) SQL Server 2016
18 10 (10.99%) Decision-Making
18 10 (10.99%) XML
18 10 (10.99%) Team Foundation Server
19 9 (9.89%) VB.NET
19 9 (9.89%) PL/SQL
20 8 (8.79%) ASP.NET
20 8 (8.79%) PowerShell

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 (4.40%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.30%) Confluence
2 3 (3.30%) JBoss
2 3 (3.30%) MQSeries
2 3 (3.30%) Red Hat Fuse
2 3 (3.30%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.20%) SAS
3 2 (2.20%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.10%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.40%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Aareon QL
1 1 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.10%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.10%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 25 (27.47%) Azure
2 23 (25.27%) Power Platform
3 5 (5.49%) Azure Data Factory
4 3 (3.30%) AWS
4 3 (3.30%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (2.20%) Data Lake Analytics
5 2 (2.20%) SaaS
6 1 (1.10%) Azure Stack
6 1 (1.10%) GitHub
6 1 (1.10%) Google Sheets
6 1 (1.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.10%) Internet
1 1 (1.10%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (75.82%) SQL Server
2 51 (56.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 43 (47.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 33 (36.26%) Data Warehouse
5 25 (27.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 23 (25.27%) Power BI
7 10 (10.99%) SQL Server 2016
8 8 (8.79%) Biml
9 7 (7.69%) Oracle Database
10 6 (6.59%) Essbase
10 6 (6.59%) NoSQL
10 6 (6.59%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (5.49%) DTS
11 5 (5.49%) MongoDB
12 4 (4.40%) Azure SQL Database
12 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (4.40%) Oracle BI EE
12 4 (4.40%) Relational Database
12 4 (4.40%) Star Schema
13 3 (3.30%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 10 (10.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 6 (6.59%) Selenium
4 4 (4.40%) JMeter
4 4 (4.40%) JUnit
5 2 (2.20%) JIRA
5 2 (2.20%) NUnit
5 2 (2.20%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.10%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.10%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.10%) Moq
6 1 (1.10%) NSubstitute
6 1 (1.10%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.10%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.10%) Subversion
6 1 (1.10%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.10%) WebDriver
General
1 23 (25.27%) Finance
2 14 (15.38%) Banking
3 7 (7.69%) Legal
4 6 (6.59%) Law
5 5 (5.49%) Public Sector
6 3 (3.30%) Front Office
6 3 (3.30%) Retail
6 3 (3.30%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.20%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.10%) Back Office
8 1 (1.10%) Electronics
8 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.10%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 66 (72.53%) Developer
2 36 (39.56%) SQL Developer
3 12 (13.19%) Analyst
3 12 (13.19%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 11 (12.09%) SSIS Developer
5 10 (10.99%) C# Developer
5 10 (10.99%) SQL BI Developer
5 10 (10.99%) SQL Server Developer
6 8 (8.79%) Applications Developer
7 7 (7.69%) .NET Developer
7 7 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 7 (7.69%) ETL Developer
7 7 (7.69%) Senior Developer
7 7 (7.69%) SQL Analyst
8 6 (6.59%) Consultant
8 6 (6.59%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 6 (6.59%) VB.NET Developer
9 5 (5.49%) Analyst Developer
9 5 (5.49%) Applications Support
9 5 (5.49%) SSAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (34.07%) .NET
2 19 (20.88%) MDX
3 10 (10.99%) XML
4 8 (8.79%) ASP.NET
5 7 (7.69%) JSON
5 7 (7.69%) REST
6 6 (6.59%) .NET Framework
6 6 (6.59%) HTML
7 5 (5.49%) CSS
7 5 (5.49%) HTML5
7 5 (5.49%) Web Services
8 4 (4.40%) D3.js
8 4 (4.40%) jQuery
8 4 (4.40%) Mustache
8 4 (4.40%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (3.30%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (3.30%) AngularJS
9 3 (3.30%) Apache Camel
9 3 (3.30%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (3.30%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (4.40%) Greenfield Project
1 4 (4.40%) User Experience
2 3 (3.30%) Fat Client
2 3 (3.30%) Thin Client
3 2 (2.20%) Credit Risk
3 2 (2.20%) Reinsurance
3 2 (2.20%) Replication
4 1 (1.10%) Clustering
4 1 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.10%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.40%) Windows
2 2 (2.20%) VMS
3 1 (1.10%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (41.76%) Business Intelligence
2 27 (29.67%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (26.37%) ETL
4 12 (13.19%) TDD
5 11 (12.09%) Analytics
6 10 (10.99%) Decision-Making
6 10 (10.99%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (8.79%) Kimball Methodology
7 8 (8.79%) Unit Testing
8 7 (7.69%) DevOps
8 7 (7.69%) Software Engineering
8 7 (7.69%) Test Automation
9 6 (6.59%) Data Modelling
9 6 (6.59%) Fintech
9 6 (6.59%) Refactoring
9 6 (6.59%) Scrum
10 5 (5.49%) Data Analysis
10 5 (5.49%) Data Integration
10 5 (5.49%) System Testing
10 5 (5.49%) UML
Programming Languages
1 89 (97.80%) SQL
2 27 (29.67%) C#
3 9 (9.89%) PL/SQL
3 9 (9.89%) VB.NET
4 8 (8.79%) PowerShell
5 7 (7.69%) C
5 7 (7.69%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 7 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 6 (6.59%) Python
7 5 (5.49%) Java
7 5 (5.49%) Perl
8 3 (3.30%) C++
8 3 (3.30%) VB
9 2 (2.20%) PHP
9 2 (2.20%) R
9 2 (2.20%) Ruby
9 2 (2.20%) Scala
9 2 (2.20%) X++
10 1 (1.10%) ABAP
10 1 (1.10%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (5.49%) MCITP
1 5 (5.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.40%) SC Cleared
2 4 (4.40%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.40%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.10%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (3.30%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.10%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.10%) Automic
Vendors
1 40 (43.96%) Microsoft
2 18 (19.78%) Oracle
3 7 (7.69%) Sybase
4 5 (5.49%) Hyperion
5 3 (3.30%) Aderant
5 3 (3.30%) Axway
5 3 (3.30%) iManage
5 3 (3.30%) Intapp
5 3 (3.30%) MuleSoft
5 3 (3.30%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.20%) Cognos
6 2 (2.20%) DocuSign
6 2 (2.20%) SAP
7 1 (1.10%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.10%) Databricks
7 1 (1.10%) Google
7 1 (1.10%) HP
7 1 (1.10%) Reuters
7 1 (1.10%) Tableau
7 1 (1.10%) Typemock