The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 3 months to 27 June 2017 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
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 68 50
Rank change year-on-year +25 -18  
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 14 11 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.20% 1.19% 2.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.56% 2.93% 7.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 15
Median daily rate £363 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.53% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £29.00 £20.59
% change year-on-year +30.17% +40.82%  

T-SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 252 376 375
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 39.56% 40.56% 39.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 285 254
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 2
Median hourly rate £32.00 £21.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.38% -36.36%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

T-SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing T-SQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for T-SQL in Cheshire

T-SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for T-SQL in Cheshire

T-SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for T-SQL in Cheshire

T-SQL
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +21 7 £363 +11.53% 1
Runcorn - 1 - -
Wilmslow - 1 £338 - 1
T-SQL
North West

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing T-SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for T-SQL.

1 19 (95.00%) SQL
2 16 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 15 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (65.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (50.00%) ETL
6 9 (45.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (35.00%) MVC
8 7 (35.00%) .NET
8 7 (35.00%) C#
8 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET
9 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (30.00%) TDD
9 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (25.00%) jQuery
10 5 (25.00%) JSON
10 5 (25.00%) WCF
10 5 (25.00%) High Availability
10 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
10 5 (25.00%) Replication
10 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (20.00%) DevOps
11 4 (20.00%) HTML
11 4 (20.00%) CSS
11 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
11 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC

T-SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (15.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.00%) NServiceBus
3 1 (5.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (65.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (45.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
8 2 (10.00%) OLAP
9 1 (5.00%) Big Data
9 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 1 (5.00%) MySQL
9 1 (5.00%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (5.00%) OLTP
9 1 (5.00%) QlikView
9 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (5.00%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.00%) Moq
2 2 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (10.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.00%) Bitbucket
3 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.00%) JIRA
3 1 (5.00%) NUnit
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (5.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (5.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Local Government
3 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) SQL Developer
3 5 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 4 (20.00%) DBA
4 4 (20.00%) SQL DBA
5 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.00%) SSIS Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Tester
6 1 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) ETL Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Senior ETL Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior SQL Developer
6 1 (5.00%) SQL BI Developer
6 1 (5.00%) SSRS Developer
6 1 (5.00%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) .NET
1 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 5 (25.00%) jQuery
2 5 (25.00%) JSON
2 5 (25.00%) WCF
3 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (20.00%) CSS
3 4 (20.00%) Entity Framework
3 4 (20.00%) HTML
4 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (15.00%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (15.00%) REST
4 3 (15.00%) RESTful
5 2 (10.00%) .NET Core
5 2 (10.00%) Ajax
5 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Core
5 2 (10.00%) MDX
6 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Replication
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) ETL
2 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (35.00%) MVC
4 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (30.00%) TDD
5 5 (25.00%) High Availability
6 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (20.00%) DevOps
7 3 (15.00%) BDD
7 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
7 3 (15.00%) OO
8 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (10.00%) Migration
8 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
9 1 (5.00%) Change Management
9 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
9 1 (5.00%) Identity Management
9 1 (5.00%) Scrum
9 1 (5.00%) Service Management
9 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) SQL
2 7 (35.00%) C#
3 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.00%) ANSI SQL
5 1 (5.00%) C
5 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (5.00%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (5.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (5.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) DevExpress
3 1 (5.00%) Ab Initio
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix
3 1 (5.00%) Google
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) RedGate
3 1 (5.00%) Symantec
3 1 (5.00%) Tableau
3 1 (5.00%) Talend
3 1 (5.00%) Telerik
3 1 (5.00%) VMware