Period
to 24 May 2020

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 24 May 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 97 130 126
Rank change year-on-year +33 -4 -26
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 60 114 135
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.89% 1.76% 1.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.91% 3.48% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 88 110
Median daily rate £475 £480 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.04% +6.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £393 £363
90th Percentile £675 £588 £613
Central London median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate £32.50 - £37.50

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 1,533 3,272 3,649
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 48.36% 50.53% 52.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,160 2,645 3,062
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £376 £406 £363
90th Percentile £688 £675 £694
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £513
% change year-on-year - +2.44% +5.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 21 21
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +62.79% -24.15%
10th Percentile £24.20 £21.00 £12.75
90th Percentile £56.80 £56.50 £48.25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year - +62.79% -24.15%

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 24 May 2020.

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 24 May 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 City of London region with a requirement for T-SQL.

1 57 (95.00%) SQL
2 50 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 38 (63.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (45.00%) Microsoft
4 27 (45.00%) C#
5 23 (38.33%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (38.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 22 (36.67%) Finance
6 22 (36.67%) .NET
7 21 (35.00%) Data Warehouse
7 21 (35.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 19 (31.67%) Azure
8 19 (31.67%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 17 (28.33%) ETL
11 15 (25.00%) Oracle
12 14 (23.33%) ASP.NET
13 12 (20.00%) Visual Studio
13 12 (20.00%) JavaScript
13 12 (20.00%) Unit Testing
13 12 (20.00%) Power BI
13 12 (20.00%) Power Platform
14 11 (18.33%) SQL Server 2016
14 11 (18.33%) SDLC
14 11 (18.33%) PowerShell
15 10 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 9 (15.00%) Sybase
16 9 (15.00%) Windows
16 9 (15.00%) Microsoft Excel
16 9 (15.00%) MDX

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 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.33%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (15.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (11.67%) Photoshop
3 6 (10.00%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (31.67%) Azure
2 12 (20.00%) Power Platform
3 8 (13.33%) AWS
4 3 (5.00%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (3.33%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 38 (63.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (38.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (35.00%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (35.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (20.00%) Power BI
6 11 (18.33%) SQL Server 2016
7 10 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 6 (10.00%) Essbase
8 6 (10.00%) PowerPivot
8 6 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (10.00%) SSDT
9 5 (8.33%) DTS
9 5 (8.33%) MongoDB
9 5 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (6.67%) NoSQL
10 4 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (5.00%) OLAP
11 3 (5.00%) Oracle OLAP
11 3 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 6 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (8.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.67%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.67%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (1.67%) Protractor
5 1 (1.67%) Selenium
5 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 22 (36.67%) Finance
2 7 (11.67%) Banking
3 4 (6.67%) Front Office
3 4 (6.67%) Law
4 3 (5.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.00%) Legal
5 2 (3.33%) Advertising
5 2 (3.33%) Retail
6 1 (1.67%) Back Office
6 1 (1.67%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (58.33%) Developer
2 21 (35.00%) SQL Developer
3 11 (18.33%) SSIS Developer
4 7 (11.67%) Analyst
5 6 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 6 (10.00%) Architect
5 6 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (10.00%) DBA
5 6 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Applications Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Applications Support
6 5 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 5 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
6 5 (8.33%) SQL Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) SQL DBA
6 5 (8.33%) Sybase DBA
7 4 (6.67%) Consultant
7 4 (6.67%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (36.67%) .NET
2 14 (23.33%) ASP.NET
3 9 (15.00%) MDX
4 7 (11.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (8.33%) Web Services
6 4 (6.67%) .NET Framework
6 4 (6.67%) jQuery
6 4 (6.67%) JSON
6 4 (6.67%) WPF
6 4 (6.67%) XML
7 3 (5.00%) .NET Core
7 3 (5.00%) AngularJS
7 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (5.00%) CSS
7 3 (5.00%) Entity Framework
7 3 (5.00%) JDBC
7 3 (5.00%) ODBC
7 3 (5.00%) RESTful
8 2 (3.33%) HTML
8 2 (3.33%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (5.00%) Fixed Income
2 3 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (5.00%) Thin Client
3 2 (3.33%) Credit Risk
3 2 (3.33%) Reinsurance
4 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.67%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.67%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.67%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.00%) Windows
2 6 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (8.33%) Unix
4 2 (3.33%) Linux
5 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.33%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (31.67%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (28.33%) ETL
4 12 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 11 (18.33%) SDLC
6 9 (15.00%) DevOps
7 8 (13.33%) Data Modelling
8 7 (11.67%) Test Automation
9 6 (10.00%) Kimball Methodology
9 6 (10.00%) Machine Learning
9 6 (10.00%) MVC
10 5 (8.33%) Data Mapping
11 4 (6.67%) Data Protection
11 4 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (6.67%) Security Management
11 4 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (6.67%) Visualisation
12 3 (5.00%) Data Management
12 3 (5.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 57 (95.00%) SQL
2 27 (45.00%) C#
3 12 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (18.33%) PowerShell
5 7 (11.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 7 (11.67%) Python
6 6 (10.00%) Perl
6 6 (10.00%) R
7 5 (8.33%) Korn
7 5 (8.33%) VB
8 4 (6.67%) VB.NET
9 3 (5.00%) Java
10 2 (3.33%) C
10 2 (3.33%) C++
10 2 (3.33%) PL/SQL
10 2 (3.33%) X++
11 1 (1.67%) PHP
11 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.67%) VBA
11 1 (1.67%) VC++
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) MCITP
1 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.33%) Degree
3 1 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) Solvency II
2 3 (5.00%) QA
3 2 (3.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 27 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (25.00%) Oracle
3 9 (15.00%) Sybase
4 7 (11.67%) Adobe
5 5 (8.33%) Hyperion
5 5 (8.33%) Red Hat
6 4 (6.67%) VMware
7 3 (5.00%) EMC
8 2 (3.33%) DocuSign
9 1 (1.67%) Charles River
9 1 (1.67%) CODA
9 1 (1.67%) HP
9 1 (1.67%) Infragistics
9 1 (1.67%) Nintex
9 1 (1.67%) Tableau