Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 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
22 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 119 109 136
Rank change year-on-year -10 +27 -10
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 21 59 115
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.84% 1.55% 1.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.78% 3.16% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 49 95
10th Percentile £375 £363 £403
25th Percentile £405 £413 £416
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £619 £550 £544
90th Percentile £638 £675 £575
Central London median daily rate £525 £450 £469
% change year-on-year +16.67% -4.00% +4.17%

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 1,183 1,867 3,413
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 47.32% 49.00% 50.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 891 1,477 2,767
10th Percentile £363 £380 £400
25th Percentile £450 £450 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - -
75th Percentile £638 £625 £619
90th Percentile £713 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 18
10th Percentile £15.55 £24.50 £15.84
25th Percentile £17.86 £26.75 "
Median hourly rate £23.45 £47.50 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -50.63% +126.19% -2.33%
75th Percentile £31.21 £53.00 £37.50
90th Percentile £34.84 £57.30 £43.20
Central London median hourly rate £21.73 £43.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -49.48% +104.76% -2.33%

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 22 April 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 22 April 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 19 (90.48%) SQL
2 13 (61.90%) C#
3 12 (57.14%) .NET
4 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
4 8 (38.10%) Azure
5 7 (33.33%) Power Platform
5 7 (33.33%) Data Modelling
5 7 (33.33%) Finance
5 7 (33.33%) Migration
6 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (28.57%) Oracle
6 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
6 6 (28.57%) Test Automation
7 5 (23.81%) Reverse Engineering
7 5 (23.81%) Azure SQL Database
7 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
7 5 (23.81%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (23.81%) ETL
7 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (23.81%) PL/SQL
7 5 (23.81%) Data Migration
8 4 (19.05%) Service Management
8 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (19.05%) Data Mapping
8 4 (19.05%) DevOps
8 4 (19.05%) Test Planning
8 4 (19.05%) Microservices
8 4 (19.05%) User Experience

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 1 (4.76%) Appian
1 1 (4.76%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (38.10%) Azure
2 7 (33.33%) Power Platform
3 3 (14.29%) Azure Functions
3 3 (14.29%) Azure Key Vault
3 3 (14.29%) Azure Logic Apps
3 3 (14.29%) Azure Service Bus
3 3 (14.29%) Azure Storage
3 3 (14.29%) Power Automate
3 3 (14.29%) PowerApps
3 3 (14.29%) Serverless
4 2 (9.52%) AWS
5 1 (4.76%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (4.76%) Azure Data Lake Analytics
5 1 (4.76%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (23.81%) Azure SQL Database
3 5 (23.81%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (19.05%) Power BI
4 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (14.29%) OLTP
6 1 (4.76%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (4.76%) Big Data
6 1 (4.76%) Blockchain
6 1 (4.76%) Data Lake
6 1 (4.76%) Data Vault
6 1 (4.76%) MySQL
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
6 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (4.76%) SSDT
6 1 (4.76%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Publishing
3 1 (4.76%) Front Office
3 1 (4.76%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Azure Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Data Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Robotic Process Automation Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Analytics Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Big Data Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Business Data Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Data Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared DBA
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Data Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) .NET
2 3 (14.29%) JSON
2 3 (14.29%) Web Services
2 3 (14.29%) XML
3 2 (9.52%) HTML
4 1 (4.76%) MDX
4 1 (4.76%) Node.js
4 1 (4.76%) React
4 1 (4.76%) WCF
4 1 (4.76%) WinForms
4 1 (4.76%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Reinsurance
1 4 (19.05%) User Experience
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 7 (33.33%) Migration
2 6 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 6 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (23.81%) Data Migration
3 5 (23.81%) ETL
3 5 (23.81%) Reverse Engineering
4 4 (19.05%) Acceptance Criteria
4 4 (19.05%) Data Lineage
4 4 (19.05%) Data Mapping
4 4 (19.05%) DevOps
4 4 (19.05%) Microservices
4 4 (19.05%) Service Management
4 4 (19.05%) Target Operating Model
4 4 (19.05%) Test Planning
5 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (14.29%) Data Ingestion
5 3 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) SQL
2 13 (61.90%) C#
3 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 5 (23.81%) PL/SQL
5 3 (14.29%) Java
5 3 (14.29%) VB
6 2 (9.52%) VBA
7 1 (4.76%) C++
7 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (4.76%) Python
7 1 (4.76%) Rust
7 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.76%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.76%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Terraform
2 1 (4.76%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) Citrix
3 2 (9.52%) UiPath
4 1 (4.76%) Alteryx
4 1 (4.76%) Cognos
4 1 (4.76%) Databricks
4 1 (4.76%) Google
4 1 (4.76%) Informatica
4 1 (4.76%) MuleSoft