Period
to 21 September 2019

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 21 September 2019 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
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 124 117 111
Rank change year-on-year -7 -6 -14
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 115 157 151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.85% 2.25% 2.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.77% 4.18% 4.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 135 131
City of London median daily rate £475 £480 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.04% +1.05% +11.76%
10th Percentile £398 £363 £363
90th Percentile £650 £619 £650
Central London median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £21.50 - -
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 - -

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 3,049 3,755 3,485
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 49.18% 53.73% 51.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,484 3,138 2,818
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.44% +7.89%
10th Percentile £400 £375 £363
90th Percentile £675 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 9
City of London median hourly rate £22.33 £22.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.50% +2.33% -21.82%
10th Percentile £21.00 £12.50 £12.74
90th Percentile £57.60 £54.88 £32.30
Central London median hourly rate £22.33 £22.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +1.50% +2.33% -21.82%

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 21 September 2019.

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 21 September 2019. 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
Moorgate - 5 - -
T-SQL
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 September 2019, 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.

1 110 (95.65%) SQL
2 95 (82.61%) SQL Server
3 58 (50.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 57 (49.57%) Microsoft
5 48 (41.74%) ETL
5 48 (41.74%) Azure
6 46 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 45 (39.13%) Business Intelligence
7 45 (39.13%) Finance
8 43 (37.39%) Data Warehouse
9 36 (31.30%) .NET
10 30 (26.09%) C#
11 27 (23.48%) Agile Software Development
12 22 (19.13%) Git (software)
13 20 (17.39%) Windows
13 20 (17.39%) Azure Data Factory
14 17 (14.78%) Team Foundation Server
14 17 (14.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 16 (13.91%) Dimensional Modelling
15 16 (13.91%) Azure SQL Database
16 14 (12.17%) Visual Studio
16 14 (12.17%) Power BI
16 14 (12.17%) Power Platform
17 13 (11.30%) SQL Server 2017
17 13 (11.30%) Decision-Making
17 13 (11.30%) SQL Server 2014
17 13 (11.30%) SQL Server 2012
17 13 (11.30%) Kimball Methodology
17 13 (11.30%) Data Modelling
17 13 (11.30%) Python

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 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.48%) Apache Spark
2 4 (3.48%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.61%) Jetty
4 2 (1.74%) Confluence
4 2 (1.74%) IIS
4 2 (1.74%) JBoss
4 2 (1.74%) Oracle Self-Service HR
4 2 (1.74%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.74%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.74%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.87%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (7.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.87%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.87%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 48 (41.74%) Azure
2 20 (17.39%) Azure Data Factory
3 14 (12.17%) Power Platform
4 6 (5.22%) AWS
5 4 (3.48%) Data Lake Analytics
6 3 (2.61%) IaaS
6 3 (2.61%) Office 365
6 3 (2.61%) PaaS
7 2 (1.74%) Azure Functions
7 2 (1.74%) GitHub
7 2 (1.74%) Serverless
8 1 (0.87%) Apigee
8 1 (0.87%) BrowserStack
8 1 (0.87%) npm
8 1 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.74%) Internet
1 2 (1.74%) SSH
2 1 (0.87%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (82.61%) SQL Server
2 58 (50.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 46 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 43 (37.39%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (14.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 16 (13.91%) Azure SQL Database
7 14 (12.17%) Power BI
8 13 (11.30%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (11.30%) SQL Server 2014
8 13 (11.30%) SQL Server 2017
9 11 (9.57%) Cosmos DB
10 10 (8.70%) Pentaho
10 10 (8.70%) SQL Server 2016
11 8 (6.96%) Relational Database
11 8 (6.96%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (6.09%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 7 (6.09%) Oracle Database
13 6 (5.22%) Data Lake
13 6 (5.22%) MongoDB
13 6 (5.22%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 22 (19.13%) Git (software)
2 17 (14.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (12.17%) Visual Studio
4 10 (8.70%) Jenkins
5 8 (6.96%) Selenium
6 5 (4.35%) Cucumber
7 4 (3.48%) Gradle
7 4 (3.48%) JIRA
7 4 (3.48%) Maven
7 4 (3.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (2.61%) Eclipse
8 3 (2.61%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (2.61%) SpecFlow
8 3 (2.61%) Subversion
8 3 (2.61%) TeamCity
8 3 (2.61%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (1.74%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.74%) FishEye
9 2 (1.74%) Hudson
9 2 (1.74%) Mercurial
General
1 45 (39.13%) Finance
2 13 (11.30%) Banking
3 9 (7.83%) Retail
4 8 (6.96%) Back Office
5 5 (4.35%) Financial Institution
5 5 (4.35%) Legal
6 4 (3.48%) Front Office
6 4 (3.48%) Public Sector
7 3 (2.61%) Law
8 2 (1.74%) Environmental Health
9 1 (0.87%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.87%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 68 (59.13%) Developer
2 30 (26.09%) SQL Developer
3 18 (15.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 15 (13.04%) .NET Developer
5 13 (11.30%) Architect
6 12 (10.43%) ETL Developer
7 10 (8.70%) Azure Developer
7 10 (8.70%) C# Developer
7 10 (8.70%) SQL BI Developer
8 9 (7.83%) Senior Developer
9 8 (6.96%) Analyst
9 8 (6.96%) SSIS Developer
9 8 (6.96%) VB.NET Developer
10 7 (6.09%) T-SQL Developer
11 6 (5.22%) C# .NET Developer
11 6 (5.22%) DBA
11 6 (5.22%) Lead Architect
11 6 (5.22%) Pentaho Developer
11 6 (5.22%) SQL DBA
12 5 (4.35%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (31.30%) .NET
2 8 (6.96%) AngularJS
2 8 (6.96%) MDX
3 6 (5.22%) .NET Core
3 6 (5.22%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (5.22%) RESTful
4 5 (4.35%) .NET Framework
4 5 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 5 (4.35%) HTML
5 4 (3.48%) jQuery
5 4 (3.48%) JSON
5 4 (3.48%) React
5 4 (3.48%) Web Services
6 3 (2.61%) Ajax
6 3 (2.61%) Angular 2
6 3 (2.61%) Entity Framework
6 3 (2.61%) HTML5
6 3 (2.61%) Node.js
6 3 (2.61%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (2.61%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.48%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.61%) User Experience
4 2 (1.74%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.74%) Derivative
4 2 (1.74%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.87%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.87%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.87%) Reinsurance
5 1 (0.87%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (17.39%) Windows
2 6 (5.22%) Linux
3 5 (4.35%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.61%) Unix
4 3 (2.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.74%) Android
5 2 (1.74%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.74%) CentOS
5 2 (1.74%) Debian
5 2 (1.74%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.74%) Solaris
5 2 (1.74%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.74%) VMS
5 2 (1.74%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (41.74%) ETL
2 45 (39.13%) Business Intelligence
3 27 (23.48%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (13.91%) Dimensional Modelling
5 13 (11.30%) Data Modelling
5 13 (11.30%) Decision-Making
5 13 (11.30%) Kimball Methodology
5 13 (11.30%) Test Automation
6 10 (8.70%) DevOps
6 10 (8.70%) Scrum
6 10 (8.70%) TDD
7 9 (7.83%) Microservices
7 9 (7.83%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (7.83%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (6.96%) Analytics
9 7 (6.09%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (6.09%) Data Integration
10 6 (5.22%) BDD
10 6 (5.22%) Data Analysis
10 6 (5.22%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 110 (95.65%) SQL
2 30 (26.09%) C#
3 13 (11.30%) Python
4 10 (8.70%) PowerShell
5 9 (7.83%) JavaScript
5 9 (7.83%) VB.NET
6 8 (6.96%) Java
6 8 (6.96%) Perl
7 7 (6.09%) VBA
8 6 (5.22%) PL/SQL
9 5 (4.35%) TypeScript
10 4 (3.48%) C
10 4 (3.48%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 4 (3.48%) Scala
11 3 (2.61%) C++
11 3 (2.61%) Ruby
12 2 (1.74%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.74%) Clojure
12 2 (1.74%) Groovy
12 2 (1.74%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (2.61%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.74%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.87%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.87%) MCP
3 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.22%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.48%) QA
3 2 (1.74%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.87%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.48%) Active Directory
1 4 (3.48%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.74%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.48%) SCOrch
2 2 (1.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (1.74%) Puppet
2 2 (1.74%) Salt
3 1 (0.87%) MIIS
Vendors
1 57 (49.57%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.83%) Oracle
3 4 (3.48%) Alteryx
3 4 (3.48%) SnapLogic
3 4 (3.48%) Sybase
4 2 (1.74%) Bloomberg
4 2 (1.74%) Citrix
4 2 (1.74%) Cloudera
4 2 (1.74%) Cognos
4 2 (1.74%) FactSet
4 2 (1.74%) Hortonworks
4 2 (1.74%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.74%) Tableau
5 1 (0.87%) Ab Initio
5 1 (0.87%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.87%) Birst
5 1 (0.87%) Google
5 1 (0.87%) iManage
5 1 (0.87%) Reuters