Period
to 25 April 2018

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 25 April 2018 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
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 91 77
Rank change year-on-year -31 -14 +1
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 139 156 187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.98% 2.57% 2.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.75% 5.12% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 130 154
City of London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £388 £313 £308
90th Percentile £600 £539 £546
Central London median daily rate £450 £425 £435
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.30% +4.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate £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 3,703 3,044 2,990
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 52.85% 50.07% 45.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,153 2,503 2,490
City of London median daily rate £525 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £713 £650 £650
Central London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 3 19
City of London median hourly rate £21.50 £28.35 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.15% +9.02% -13.33%
10th Percentile £13.20 £26.92 £18.50
90th Percentile £50.18 £35.95 £60.00
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £28.35 £26.00
% change year-on-year -24.15% +9.02% -10.34%

T-SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing T-SQL as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 25 April 2018.

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

T-SQL
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

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 City of London region over the 6 months to 25 April 2018. 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
London Bridge -10 1 £475 +128.92%
T-SQL
Central London

For the 6 months to 25 April 2018, 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.

1 134 (96.40%) SQL
2 96 (69.06%) SQL Server
3 75 (53.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 75 (53.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 64 (46.04%) C#
5 62 (44.60%) .NET
6 53 (38.13%) Business Intelligence
7 47 (33.81%) Data Warehouse
8 46 (33.09%) Agile Software Development
9 45 (32.37%) ETL
10 43 (30.94%) Microsoft
11 36 (25.90%) Microsoft Azure
12 31 (22.30%) Finance
13 28 (20.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 27 (19.42%) TDD
15 23 (16.55%) Power BI
16 22 (15.83%) Team Foundation Server
17 18 (12.95%) WCF
17 18 (12.95%) MVC
18 17 (12.23%) JavaScript
18 17 (12.23%) ASP.NET
18 17 (12.23%) Problem-Solving
19 16 (11.51%) SQL Server 2012
19 16 (11.51%) HTML
19 16 (11.51%) Data Modelling
19 16 (11.51%) Multithreading
19 16 (11.51%) SQL Server 2008
20 15 (10.79%) .NET Framework
21 14 (10.07%) NUnit
21 14 (10.07%) OOP

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 5 (3.60%) IIS
2 4 (2.88%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.16%) Apache
3 3 (2.16%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.16%) CMS
3 3 (2.16%) NServiceBus
4 2 (1.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.72%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.72%) WildFly
Applications
1 10 (7.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.88%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.44%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.44%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.44%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.72%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.72%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 36 (25.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (7.19%) PaaS
3 7 (5.04%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.16%) Azure Data Factory
4 3 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.44%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (1.44%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.44%) Office 365
6 1 (0.72%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.72%) Data Lake Analytics
6 1 (0.72%) GitHub
6 1 (0.72%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.72%) DHCP
1 1 (0.72%) DNS
1 1 (0.72%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (69.06%) SQL Server
2 75 (53.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 75 (53.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 47 (33.81%) Data Warehouse
4 28 (20.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 23 (16.55%) Power BI
6 16 (11.51%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (11.51%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (8.63%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 10 (7.19%) SQL Server 2016
9 7 (5.04%) SQL Server 2014
10 6 (4.32%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 6 (4.32%) OLAP
11 5 (3.60%) Relational Database
12 4 (2.88%) Data Lake
12 4 (2.88%) DataStage
12 4 (2.88%) IBM InfoSphere
12 4 (2.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (2.88%) OLAP Cube
12 4 (2.88%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 22 (15.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (10.07%) NUnit
3 10 (7.19%) Visual Studio
4 9 (6.47%) MSTest
5 7 (5.04%) Moq
6 4 (2.88%) Git (software)
7 3 (2.16%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.44%) Selenium
8 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (1.44%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.72%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.72%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.72%) JIRA
9 1 (0.72%) Maven
9 1 (0.72%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.72%) Rhino Mocks
9 1 (0.72%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.72%) Subversion
9 1 (0.72%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.72%) WebDriver
General
1 31 (22.30%) Finance
2 7 (5.04%) Back Office
2 7 (5.04%) Front Office
2 7 (5.04%) Legal
2 7 (5.04%) Retail
3 6 (4.32%) Banking
3 6 (4.32%) Law
4 2 (1.44%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.72%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.72%) German Language
5 1 (0.72%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 106 (76.26%) Developer
2 40 (28.78%) SQL Developer
3 32 (23.02%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 29 (20.86%) C# Developer
5 18 (12.95%) .NET Developer
6 17 (12.23%) SSIS Developer
6 17 (12.23%) SSRS Developer
7 15 (10.79%) Azure Developer
8 12 (8.63%) SQL BI Developer
9 11 (7.91%) Analyst
10 10 (7.19%) Full Stack Developer
10 10 (7.19%) Senior Developer
11 9 (6.47%) Architect
11 9 (6.47%) C# .NET Developer
11 9 (6.47%) SSAS Developer
11 9 (6.47%) T-SQL Developer
12 8 (5.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 8 (5.76%) Power BI Developer
13 7 (5.04%) Senior C# Developer
13 7 (5.04%) Tableau Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (44.60%) .NET
2 18 (12.95%) WCF
3 17 (12.23%) ASP.NET
4 16 (11.51%) HTML
5 15 (10.79%) .NET Framework
6 13 (9.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (9.35%) WPF
7 12 (8.63%) AngularJS
8 10 (7.19%) CSS
8 10 (7.19%) Web Services
9 9 (6.47%) jQuery
9 9 (6.47%) MDX
10 8 (5.76%) HTML5
11 7 (5.04%) WinForms
11 7 (5.04%) XML
12 6 (4.32%) Ajax
13 5 (3.60%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 5 (3.60%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 5 (3.60%) ASP.NET Web API
14 4 (2.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.63%) Hedge funds
3 10 (7.19%) Algorithms
3 10 (7.19%) Data Structures
4 7 (5.04%) Computer Science
4 7 (5.04%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (4.32%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.60%) User Experience
7 4 (2.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (2.88%) NHS
8 3 (2.16%) Derivative
8 3 (2.16%) Fintech
8 3 (2.16%) Market Risk
9 2 (1.44%) Credit Risk
9 2 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.44%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.72%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.72%) EPoS
10 1 (0.72%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.19%) Windows
2 6 (4.32%) Windows Server
3 4 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.16%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.72%) Linux
6 1 (0.72%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (38.13%) Business Intelligence
2 46 (33.09%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (32.37%) ETL
4 27 (19.42%) TDD
5 18 (12.95%) MVC
6 17 (12.23%) Problem-Solving
7 16 (11.51%) Data Modelling
7 16 (11.51%) Multithreading
8 14 (10.07%) OOP
9 13 (9.35%) Unit Testing
10 12 (8.63%) ETL Development
11 11 (7.91%) Analytics
11 11 (7.91%) E-Commerce
11 11 (7.91%) OO
12 10 (7.19%) Data Analysis
12 10 (7.19%) Scrum
12 10 (7.19%) SDLC
13 8 (5.76%) Kimball Methodology
13 8 (5.76%) Migration
13 8 (5.76%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 134 (96.40%) SQL
2 64 (46.04%) C#
3 17 (12.23%) JavaScript
4 12 (8.63%) VB.NET
5 7 (5.04%) Java
6 5 (3.60%) VBA
7 4 (2.88%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 4 (2.88%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.16%) TypeScript
8 3 (2.16%) VBScript
9 2 (1.44%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.44%) Python
9 2 (1.44%) VB
9 2 (1.44%) XPath
10 1 (0.72%) C
10 1 (0.72%) C++
10 1 (0.72%) HiveQL
10 1 (0.72%) Scala
10 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.72%) X++
Qualifications
1 7 (5.04%) Degree
2 5 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.16%) MCP
3 3 (2.16%) MCPD
4 2 (1.44%) MCSE
4 2 (1.44%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.72%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.88%) Data Quality
1 4 (2.88%) QA
2 1 (0.72%) GDPR
2 1 (0.72%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.16%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.44%) Docker
3 1 (0.72%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.72%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (0.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (0.72%) Kibana
1 1 (0.72%) Rancher
1 1 (0.72%) SCCM
1 1 (0.72%) SCOM
Vendors
1 43 (30.94%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.35%) Tableau
3 5 (3.60%) IBM
3 5 (3.60%) Intapp
4 4 (2.88%) Typemock
5 3 (2.16%) Bloomberg
5 3 (2.16%) Citrix
5 3 (2.16%) FactSet
5 3 (2.16%) VMware
6 2 (1.44%) Adobe
6 2 (1.44%) Google
6 2 (1.44%) Informatica
6 2 (1.44%) Oracle
6 2 (1.44%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (1.44%) RedGate
6 2 (1.44%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.72%) Aderant
7 1 (0.72%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.72%) Splunk
7 1 (0.72%) Talend