Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 56 52
Rank change year-on-year -17 -4 +2
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 18 40 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.35% 2.75% 2.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.38% 7.81% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 26 47
Cheshire median daily rate £350 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -3.70% -3.57%
10th Percentile £296 £266 £281
90th Percentile £375 £388 £500
North West median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Cheshire median hourly rate £27.00 - £33.00
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £25.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +8.00% -26.47% +61.90%

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 Cheshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 411 512 624
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 30.76% 35.16% 30.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 380 451
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% +10.29%
10th Percentile £275 £268 £273
90th Percentile £525 £500 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 10
Cheshire median hourly rate £28.50 £21.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -38.24% -
10th Percentile £25.50 £11.85 £12.90
90th Percentile £38.75 £36.05 £38.75
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £29.01 £37.50
% change year-on-year +37.87% -22.63% +27.66%

T-SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing T-SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Warrington +4 8 £375 +11.11% 4
Chester +10 3 £325 - 1
Runcorn - 1 - - 1
T-SQL
North West

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 16 (88.89%) SQL
2 14 (77.78%) SQL Server
3 12 (66.67%) .NET
4 10 (55.56%) C#
4 10 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 8 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (44.44%) MVC
7 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (38.89%) .NET Framework
7 7 (38.89%) jQuery
7 7 (38.89%) Entity Framework
8 6 (33.33%) WCF
8 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (33.33%) CSS
8 6 (33.33%) HTML
9 5 (27.78%) OO
9 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (27.78%) TDD
9 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (27.78%) AngularJS
9 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
10 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (22.22%) Migration
10 4 (22.22%) Replication
10 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
10 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
10 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
10 4 (22.22%) Windows

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 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 3 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (16.67%) Umbraco
3 2 (11.11%) CMS
4 1 (5.56%) Apache
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.56%) IIS
4 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 10 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
8 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
8 1 (5.56%) OLAP
8 1 (5.56%) OLTP
8 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (5.56%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.56%) Grunt
3 1 (5.56%) gulp
3 1 (5.56%) Moq
3 1 (5.56%) NUnit
3 1 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Local Government
1 1 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Developer
2 10 (55.56%) .NET Developer
3 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 4 (22.22%) DBA
5 3 (16.67%) SQL Developer
6 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Administrator
7 1 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (5.56%) C# WPF Developer
7 1 (5.56%) ETL Developer
7 1 (5.56%) SQL BI Developer
7 1 (5.56%) SQL DBA
7 1 (5.56%) SQL Server DBA
7 1 (5.56%) T-SQL Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Umbraco Developer
7 1 (5.56%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) .NET
2 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (38.89%) .NET Framework
3 7 (38.89%) Entity Framework
3 7 (38.89%) jQuery
4 6 (33.33%) CSS
4 6 (33.33%) HTML
4 6 (33.33%) WCF
5 5 (27.78%) AngularJS
5 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (16.67%) .NET Core
6 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET Core
6 3 (16.67%) JSON
6 3 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (16.67%) REST
6 3 (16.67%) RESTful
7 2 (11.11%) CSS3
7 2 (11.11%) HTML5
7 2 (11.11%) Sass
7 2 (11.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Replication
2 3 (16.67%) Data Structures
2 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (11.11%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) MVC
2 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (27.78%) OO
3 5 (27.78%) TDD
4 4 (22.22%) Migration
4 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Asset Management
5 3 (16.67%) Business Continuity
5 3 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 3 (16.67%) DevOps
5 3 (16.67%) ETL
5 3 (16.67%) Performance Management
5 3 (16.67%) SDLC
5 3 (16.67%) SOLID
6 2 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
6 2 (11.11%) High Availability
6 2 (11.11%) Scrum
7 1 (5.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) SQL
2 10 (55.56%) C#
3 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (5.56%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) PHP
4 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (5.56%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) DevExpress
3 1 (5.56%) Citrix
3 1 (5.56%) Google
3 1 (5.56%) RedGate
3 1 (5.56%) Symantec
3 1 (5.56%) Telerik
3 1 (5.56%) Twitter