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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transact-SQL
London / City of London
Rank 96 78 80
Rank change year-on-year -18 +2  
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 60 90 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.00% 2.71% 2.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.15% 5.82% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 76 100
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £519 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £32.50 £30.60
% change year-on-year -36.15% +6.22%  

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 the City of London with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1446 1546 2230
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 48.30% 46.47% 43.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1183 1303 1794
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 7
Median hourly rate £28.35 £29.64 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.36% +8.29%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

T-SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for T-SQL in the City of London

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

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing T-SQL in the City of London over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for T-SQL in the City of London

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

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for T-SQL in the City of London

T-SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 City of London region with a requirement for T-SQL.

1 144 (92.31%) SQL
2 115 (73.72%) SQL Server
3 81 (51.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 79 (50.64%) .NET
5 73 (46.79%) C#
6 64 (41.03%) Finance
7 59 (37.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 48 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
9 44 (28.21%) Microsoft
10 40 (25.64%) Business Intelligence
10 40 (25.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 34 (21.79%) SQL Server 2012
12 29 (18.59%) MVC
12 29 (18.59%) TDD
13 28 (17.95%) Data Warehouse
14 25 (16.03%) Banking
14 25 (16.03%) ETL
15 24 (15.38%) JavaScript
15 24 (15.38%) Windows
15 24 (15.38%) .NET Framework
16 23 (14.74%) ASP.NET
17 22 (14.10%) SQL Server 2008
18 21 (13.46%) HTML
19 20 (12.82%) PowerShell
19 20 (12.82%) NUnit
19 20 (12.82%) SQL Server 2014
20 19 (12.18%) Microsoft Azure
20 19 (12.18%) WCF
20 19 (12.18%) IIS
20 19 (12.18%) Data Modelling

T-SQL
Top Related 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 19 (12.18%) IIS
2 7 (4.49%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.92%) SAS
4 2 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.64%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.64%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.85%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.56%) MS Project
4 2 (1.28%) MS Office
5 1 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.21%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (3.21%) Workday HCM
2 2 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.64%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 19 (12.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.64%) Data Lake Analytics
3 1 (0.64%) Office 365
3 1 (0.64%) SaaS
3 1 (0.64%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.77%) Firewall
2 6 (3.85%) Intranet
3 2 (1.28%) HTTP
3 2 (1.28%) LAN
3 2 (1.28%) WAN
4 1 (0.64%) Internet
4 1 (0.64%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (73.72%) SQL Server
2 81 (51.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 59 (37.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 40 (25.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 34 (21.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 28 (17.95%) Data Warehouse
7 22 (14.10%) SQL Server 2008
8 20 (12.82%) SQL Server 2014
9 18 (11.54%) SQL Server 2016
10 16 (10.26%) Power BI
11 10 (6.41%) NoSQL
12 8 (5.13%) QlikView
13 7 (4.49%) Oracle Database
14 6 (3.85%) Big Data
14 6 (3.85%) Data Mart
14 6 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
14 6 (3.85%) Oracle9i Database
14 6 (3.85%) SSDT
15 4 (2.56%) Azure SQL Database
15 4 (2.56%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 20 (12.82%) NUnit
2 17 (10.90%) MSTest
2 17 (10.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (5.13%) TeamCity
4 7 (4.49%) Git (software)
4 7 (4.49%) Subversion
4 7 (4.49%) Visual Studio
5 4 (2.56%) Moq
5 4 (2.56%) Selenium
5 4 (2.56%) SpecFlow
5 4 (2.56%) WebDriver
6 3 (1.92%) MSBuild
7 2 (1.28%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.28%) JIRA
7 2 (1.28%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.64%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.64%) NuGet
General
1 64 (41.03%) Finance
2 25 (16.03%) Banking
3 15 (9.62%) Back Office
4 14 (8.97%) Front Office
5 4 (2.56%) Retail
6 3 (1.92%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.28%) Advertising
7 2 (1.28%) Legal
7 2 (1.28%) Marketing
8 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.64%) Games
8 1 (0.64%) Publishing
8 1 (0.64%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 109 (69.87%) Developer
2 54 (34.62%) SQL Developer
3 34 (21.79%) C# Developer
4 30 (19.23%) Senior Developer
5 27 (17.31%) .NET Developer
5 27 (17.31%) Analyst
6 20 (12.82%) Senior SQL Developer
7 17 (10.90%) C# .NET Developer
8 16 (10.26%) Senior .NET Developer
9 14 (8.97%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 14 (8.97%) Senior C# Developer
9 14 (8.97%) SQL Analyst
10 13 (8.33%) SQL Server Developer
11 12 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 11 (7.05%) SSIS Developer
13 10 (6.41%) Senior C# .NET Developer
14 9 (5.77%) Analyst Developer
14 9 (5.77%) Angular Developer
14 9 (5.77%) ASP.NET Developer
14 9 (5.77%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (50.64%) .NET
2 24 (15.38%) .NET Framework
3 23 (14.74%) ASP.NET
4 21 (13.46%) HTML
5 19 (12.18%) WCF
6 17 (10.90%) ASP.NET Web API
6 17 (10.90%) CSS
7 16 (10.26%) RESTful
8 14 (8.97%) AngularJS
8 14 (8.97%) jQuery
9 13 (8.33%) WPF
10 12 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (7.05%) Entity Framework
11 11 (7.05%) REST
12 10 (6.41%) JSON
13 9 (5.77%) XML
14 7 (4.49%) Ajax
15 5 (3.21%) SOAP
16 4 (2.56%) HTML5
16 4 (2.56%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.41%) Fixed Income
3 7 (4.49%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.21%) Derivative
5 4 (2.56%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.56%) Equities
5 4 (2.56%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.92%) Fintech
6 3 (1.92%) Replication
7 2 (1.28%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.28%) User Experience
8 1 (0.64%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.64%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.64%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 24 (15.38%) Windows
2 10 (6.41%) Linux
3 6 (3.85%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.64%) Solaris
4 1 (0.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (25.64%) Business Intelligence
3 29 (18.59%) MVC
3 29 (18.59%) TDD
4 25 (16.03%) ETL
5 19 (12.18%) Data Modelling
6 17 (10.90%) Scrum
7 15 (9.62%) Multithreading
8 12 (7.69%) OOP
8 12 (7.69%) SOA
9 11 (7.05%) Analytics
9 11 (7.05%) OO
10 10 (6.41%) Mathematics
11 9 (5.77%) DevOps
11 9 (5.77%) SDLC
11 9 (5.77%) Waterfall
12 8 (5.13%) Data Mapping
12 8 (5.13%) Unit Testing
13 7 (4.49%) Data Analysis
13 7 (4.49%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 144 (92.31%) SQL
2 73 (46.79%) C#
3 24 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 20 (12.82%) PowerShell
5 8 (5.13%) VBScript
6 7 (4.49%) Java
7 6 (3.85%) VBA
8 4 (2.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 4 (2.56%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.56%) Python
9 3 (1.92%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.28%) R
11 1 (0.64%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.64%) C++
11 1 (0.64%) Korn
11 1 (0.64%) Perl
11 1 (0.64%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.64%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (0.64%) Degree
1 1 (0.64%) DV Cleared
1 1 (0.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.56%) Data Quality
1 4 (2.56%) QA
2 3 (1.92%) Solvency II
3 2 (1.28%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.28%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.64%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (0.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (3.85%) Control-M
2 4 (2.56%) SCOM
3 1 (0.64%) Nagios
3 1 (0.64%) Opsview
Vendors
1 44 (28.21%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.33%) Oracle
3 6 (3.85%) Teradata
4 5 (3.21%) Greenplum
4 5 (3.21%) Netezza
4 5 (3.21%) SAP
4 5 (3.21%) Vertica
4 5 (3.21%) Workday
5 4 (2.56%) Tableau
6 3 (1.92%) Google
7 2 (1.28%) Charles River
7 2 (1.28%) WorldPay
8 1 (0.64%) Apigee
8 1 (0.64%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.64%) Informatica
8 1 (0.64%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.64%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.64%) Splunk
8 1 (0.64%) Sybase
8 1 (0.64%) Typemock
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago