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 23 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
London / City of London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 92 66
Rank change year-on-year -11 -26  
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 64 72 177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.94% 2.13% 3.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.76% 4.40% 7.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 61 152
Median daily rate £450 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £538 £548
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 £37.50 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +29.31% +38.09%  

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 1702 1637 2488
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 51.58% 48.37% 42.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1371 1396 2052
Median daily rate £510 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.36% +2.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 22
Median hourly rate £21.50 £53.00 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.43% +118.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £19.00 £19.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £80.00 £54.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

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 23 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing T-SQL in the City of London.

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 City of London region with a requirement for T-SQL.

1 118 (94.40%) SQL
2 87 (69.60%) SQL Server
3 58 (46.40%) .NET
4 52 (41.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 51 (40.80%) C#
5 51 (40.80%) Finance
6 46 (36.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 32 (25.60%) Microsoft
8 27 (21.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 27 (21.60%) Business Intelligence
9 25 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 24 (19.20%) MVC
11 21 (16.80%) Windows
12 20 (16.00%) AngularJS
13 19 (15.20%) ASP.NET
13 19 (15.20%) ETL
13 19 (15.20%) NUnit
14 18 (14.40%) Banking
14 18 (14.40%) CSS
14 18 (14.40%) HTML
15 17 (13.60%) Data Warehouse
15 17 (13.60%) SQL Server 2008
16 16 (12.80%) WCF
16 16 (12.80%) IIS
17 15 (12.00%) PowerShell
17 15 (12.00%) TDD
18 14 (11.20%) jQuery
18 14 (11.20%) JavaScript
18 14 (11.20%) Microsoft Excel

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 16 (12.80%) IIS
2 4 (3.20%) SAS
2 4 (3.20%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.60%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.80%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.80%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.80%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.80%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (11.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (4.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.40%) SunGard GMI
2 2 (1.60%) Workday HCM
3 1 (0.80%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.80%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.80%) RMDS
3 1 (0.80%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.80%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.60%) Office 365
3 1 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.20%) Firewall
2 2 (1.60%) HTTP
2 2 (1.60%) Internet
2 2 (1.60%) Intranet
3 1 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.80%) DNS
3 1 (0.80%) LAN
3 1 (0.80%) Skype
3 1 (0.80%) SSL
3 1 (0.80%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.80%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (69.60%) SQL Server
2 52 (41.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 46 (36.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (21.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 25 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 17 (13.60%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (13.60%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (10.40%) Power BI
8 10 (8.00%) SQL Server 2014
8 10 (8.00%) SQL Server 2016
9 8 (6.40%) Relational Database
10 7 (5.60%) Oracle Database
11 6 (4.80%) QlikView
12 5 (4.00%) OLAP
12 5 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (4.00%) Oracle9i Database
12 5 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (3.20%) NoSQL
14 3 (2.40%) Big Data
14 3 (2.40%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 19 (15.20%) NUnit
2 12 (9.60%) Moq
2 12 (9.60%) Visual Studio
3 11 (8.80%) MSTest
4 10 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (6.40%) TeamCity
6 7 (5.60%) Git (software)
7 3 (2.40%) JIRA
8 2 (1.60%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.60%) Subversion
8 2 (1.60%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 1 (0.80%) dotTrace
9 1 (0.80%) gulp
9 1 (0.80%) jspm
9 1 (0.80%) LINQPad
9 1 (0.80%) Maven
9 1 (0.80%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.80%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.80%) ReSharper
9 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 51 (40.80%) Finance
2 18 (14.40%) Banking
3 10 (8.00%) Back Office
3 10 (8.00%) Front Office
4 5 (4.00%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.20%) Legal
6 1 (0.80%) Advertising
6 1 (0.80%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.80%) Games
6 1 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.80%) Publishing
6 1 (0.80%) Retail
6 1 (0.80%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 79 (63.20%) Developer
2 40 (32.00%) SQL Developer
3 28 (22.40%) .NET Developer
4 27 (21.60%) C# Developer
5 21 (16.80%) Analyst
6 18 (14.40%) C# .NET Developer
6 18 (14.40%) Senior Developer
7 16 (12.80%) Angular Developer
8 13 (10.40%) Senior .NET Developer
8 13 (10.40%) Senior C# Developer
8 13 (10.40%) Senior SQL Developer
9 12 (9.60%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 11 (8.80%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 11 (8.80%) SQL Analyst
11 10 (8.00%) ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (7.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (7.20%) Full Stack Developer
12 9 (7.20%) SSIS Developer
13 8 (6.40%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 8 (6.40%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (46.40%) .NET
2 20 (16.00%) AngularJS
3 19 (15.20%) ASP.NET
4 18 (14.40%) CSS
4 18 (14.40%) HTML
5 16 (12.80%) WCF
6 14 (11.20%) jQuery
7 13 (10.40%) ASP.NET Web API
8 12 (9.60%) .NET Framework
9 8 (6.40%) MDX
9 8 (6.40%) XML
10 7 (5.60%) Ajax
10 7 (5.60%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (5.60%) REST
11 5 (4.00%) Aurelia
11 5 (4.00%) Entity Framework
11 5 (4.00%) JSON
12 4 (3.20%) SOAP
12 4 (3.20%) WinForms
12 4 (3.20%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.60%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (8.00%) Fixed Income
3 9 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (7.20%) Data Structures
4 7 (5.60%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (4.00%) Equities
7 4 (3.20%) Derivative
8 3 (2.40%) Algorithms
8 3 (2.40%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.40%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.60%) Fintech
9 2 (1.60%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.60%) Replication
10 1 (0.80%) Clustering
10 1 (0.80%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.80%) iPad
10 1 (0.80%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 21 (16.80%) Windows
2 12 (9.60%) Linux
3 8 (6.40%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.20%) Unix
5 2 (1.60%) Solaris
5 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.80%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.80%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (21.60%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (19.20%) MVC
4 19 (15.20%) ETL
5 15 (12.00%) TDD
6 14 (11.20%) Data Modelling
7 12 (9.60%) Unit Testing
8 11 (8.80%) SDLC
9 10 (8.00%) OO
10 8 (6.40%) Asset Management
11 7 (5.60%) DevOps
11 7 (5.60%) OOP
12 6 (4.80%) Kimball Methodology
12 6 (4.80%) Migration
12 6 (4.80%) Scrum
13 5 (4.00%) Data Cleansing
13 5 (4.00%) Data Migration
13 5 (4.00%) Investment Management
13 5 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
13 5 (4.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 118 (94.40%) SQL
2 51 (40.80%) C#
3 15 (12.00%) PowerShell
4 14 (11.20%) JavaScript
5 8 (6.40%) VBScript
6 7 (5.60%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 7 (5.60%) VBA
7 6 (4.80%) Java
8 4 (3.20%) C++
8 4 (3.20%) Shell Script
8 4 (3.20%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.40%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.40%) Ruby
9 3 (2.40%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.60%) Apex Code
10 2 (1.60%) Korn
10 2 (1.60%) Python
10 2 (1.60%) XPath
11 1 (0.80%) Perl
11 1 (0.80%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (4.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.20%) DV Cleared
3 3 (2.40%) Degree
4 1 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.80%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.80%) MiFID
2 4 (3.20%) EMIR
2 4 (3.20%) QA
3 2 (1.60%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.60%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.60%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.80%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.80%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.80%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.40%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.60%) Docker
2 2 (1.60%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.80%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.80%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (4.00%) Control-M
2 2 (1.60%) Nagios
3 1 (0.80%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.80%) Opsview
3 1 (0.80%) SCCM
3 1 (0.80%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (25.60%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.20%) Oracle
3 5 (4.00%) SAP
3 5 (4.00%) Typemock
4 3 (2.40%) SunGard
5 2 (1.60%) Charles River
5 2 (1.60%) Greenplum
5 2 (1.60%) Netezza
5 2 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.60%) Splunk
5 2 (1.60%) Sybase
5 2 (1.60%) Teradata
5 2 (1.60%) Vertica
5 2 (1.60%) VMware
5 2 (1.60%) Workday
6 1 (0.80%) Apigee
6 1 (0.80%) Jaspersoft
6 1 (0.80%) Tableau
6 1 (0.80%) Veeam
6 1 (0.80%) WorldPay
City, London
Devonshire Hayes Recruitment Specialists Ltd
Rate: From £380 to £410 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Michael Page Technology
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harris Global
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago