Period
to 20 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 20 October 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 121 82 129
Rank change year-on-year -39 +47 -16
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 58 35 104
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.49% 1.95% 1.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.11% 4.00% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 30 82
10th Percentile £350 £406 £388
25th Percentile £462 £432 £427
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% - -1.96%
75th Percentile £600 £506 £538
90th Percentile £751 £575 £606
Central London median daily rate £540 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +13.68% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £21.50
Central London median hourly rate - - £21.50

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 the City of London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,864 875 2,967
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 47.94% 48.64% 50.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,470 669 2,435
10th Percentile £413 £363 £395
25th Percentile £500 £425 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
75th Percentile £688 £625 £625
90th Percentile £775 £700 £688
Central London median daily rate £600 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 13
10th Percentile £26.15 £12.75 "
25th Percentile £32.00 £19.69 £21.00
Median hourly rate £36.50 £28.75 £22.33
Median % change year-on-year +26.96% +28.75% -39.80%
75th Percentile £61.56 £37.56 £51.25
90th Percentile £67.98 £39.48 £54.85
Central London median hourly rate £36.50 £28.75 £22.42
% change year-on-year +26.96% +28.26% -24.13%

T-SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing T-SQL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for T-SQL in the City of London

T-SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing T-SQL in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for T-SQL in the City of London

T-SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing T-SQL in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for T-SQL in the City of London

T-SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing T-SQL in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for T-SQL in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 City of London region with a requirement for T-SQL.

1 58 (100.00%) SQL
2 40 (68.97%) Finance
3 35 (60.34%) SQL Server
4 29 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 28 (48.28%) Azure
6 27 (46.55%) C#
7 24 (41.38%) Business Intelligence
8 21 (36.21%) ETL
9 18 (31.03%) Microsoft
9 18 (31.03%) Power BI
9 18 (31.03%) Power Platform
10 17 (29.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 16 (27.59%) .NET
11 16 (27.59%) Visual Studio
11 16 (27.59%) Microsoft Excel
11 16 (27.59%) Data Warehouse
12 15 (25.86%) VBA
12 15 (25.86%) DevOps
13 13 (22.41%) Problem-Solving
13 13 (22.41%) Data Modelling
13 13 (22.41%) Data Analysis
14 12 (20.69%) Windows
15 10 (17.24%) .NET Framework
15 10 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
15 10 (17.24%) NoSQL
15 10 (17.24%) Tableau
16 9 (15.52%) GitHub
16 9 (15.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 9 (15.52%) Team Foundation Server

T-SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 (6.90%) IIS
1 4 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.17%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (27.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (12.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.72%) Magento
2 1 (1.72%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (48.28%) Azure
2 18 (31.03%) Power Platform
3 9 (15.52%) GitHub
4 6 (10.34%) Snowflake
5 5 (8.62%) Azure Data Factory
6 4 (6.90%) AWS
6 4 (6.90%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 3 (5.17%) Azure Functions
7 3 (5.17%) Azure Service Bus
7 3 (5.17%) Azure Storage
7 3 (5.17%) Azure Synapse Analytics
7 3 (5.17%) Serverless
8 2 (3.45%) Amazon S3
8 2 (3.45%) Azure Logic Apps
8 2 (3.45%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (3.45%) PaaS
9 1 (1.72%) Azure App Service
9 1 (1.72%) Azure Key Vault
9 1 (1.72%) IaaS
9 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (60.34%) SQL Server
2 29 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (31.03%) Power BI
4 17 (29.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 16 (27.59%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (17.24%) NoSQL
6 10 (17.24%) Tableau
7 9 (15.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (12.07%) Oracle Database
9 6 (10.34%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 6 (10.34%) Data Lake
10 5 (8.62%) Azure SQL Database
10 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (6.90%) SSDT
12 3 (5.17%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (5.17%) QlikView
13 2 (3.45%) Metadata
13 2 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2019
14 1 (1.72%) Dremio
Development Applications
1 16 (27.59%) Visual Studio
2 9 (15.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (10.34%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (5.17%) JIRA
5 2 (3.45%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.72%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.72%) MSTest
6 1 (1.72%) Selenium
6 1 (1.72%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.72%) TeamCity
General
1 40 (68.97%) Finance
2 10 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (15.52%) Banking
4 8 (13.79%) Social Skills
5 7 (12.07%) Front Office
6 4 (6.90%) Documentation Skills
7 2 (3.45%) General Ledger
7 2 (3.45%) International Banking
7 2 (3.45%) Marketing
8 1 (1.72%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.72%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.72%) Legal
8 1 (1.72%) Presentation Skills
8 1 (1.72%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (56.90%) Developer
2 11 (18.97%) C# Developer
3 9 (15.52%) Analyst
4 8 (13.79%) SQL Developer
5 7 (12.07%) Architect
6 5 (8.62%) Analyst Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Data Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 3 (5.17%) .NET Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Azure Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Data Warehouse Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Insurance Systems Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Lead Architect
8 3 (5.17%) Software Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Architect
8 3 (5.17%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) Business Systems Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (3.45%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (27.59%) .NET
2 10 (17.24%) .NET Framework
3 7 (12.07%) JSON
4 6 (10.34%) WPF
4 6 (10.34%) XML
5 4 (6.90%) Entity Framework
5 4 (6.90%) MDX
6 3 (5.17%) .NET Core
7 2 (3.45%) ActiveX
7 2 (3.45%) AngularJS
7 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET
7 2 (3.45%) CSS
7 2 (3.45%) OLE
8 1 (1.72%) HTML
8 1 (1.72%) jQuery
8 1 (1.72%) LDAP
8 1 (1.72%) MSMQ
8 1 (1.72%) Silverlight
8 1 (1.72%) Web Services
8 1 (1.72%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Equities
1 5 (8.62%) Fixed Income
1 5 (8.62%) Reinsurance
2 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.17%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.72%) BYOD
3 1 (1.72%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.69%) Windows
2 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.72%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2016
3 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (41.38%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (36.21%) ETL
3 15 (25.86%) DevOps
4 13 (22.41%) Data Analysis
4 13 (22.41%) Data Modelling
4 13 (22.41%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (13.79%) Analytics
7 8 (13.79%) Data Architecture
8 7 (12.07%) Workflow
9 6 (10.34%) Change Management
9 6 (10.34%) SDLC
9 6 (10.34%) Target Operating Model
10 5 (8.62%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (8.62%) Kimball Methodology
10 5 (8.62%) OO
10 5 (8.62%) OOP
10 5 (8.62%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (8.62%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 58 (100.00%) SQL
2 27 (46.55%) C#
3 15 (25.86%) VBA
4 8 (13.79%) C
4 8 (13.79%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 8 (13.79%) PL/SQL
4 8 (13.79%) VB
5 7 (12.07%) VB.NET
6 6 (10.34%) Python
7 5 (8.62%) PowerShell
8 3 (5.17%) JavaScript
8 3 (5.17%) R
8 3 (5.17%) Scala
9 2 (3.45%) Java
10 1 (1.72%) C++
10 1 (1.72%) Go
Qualifications
1 3 (5.17%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.07%) QA
2 2 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (3.45%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.72%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.72%) IFRS
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.72%) Docker
1 1 (1.72%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (1.72%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.72%) SCOrch
1 1 (1.72%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.52%) Oracle
3 6 (10.34%) Alteryx
4 5 (8.62%) Databricks
5 3 (5.17%) StreamSets
6 2 (3.45%) Citrix
6 2 (3.45%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.72%) Cognos
7 1 (1.72%) Dell
7 1 (1.72%) IBM
7 1 (1.72%) Informatica
7 1 (1.72%) Nintex
7 1 (1.72%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 1 (1.72%) Salesforce.com