Period
to 29 July 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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 130 85 123
Rank change year-on-year -45 +38 -8
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 33 54 124
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.96% 2.29% 1.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.07% 4.55% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 46 98
10th Percentile £414 £363 £393
25th Percentile £467 £414 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £533 £481 £480
Median % change year-on-year +10.65% +0.26% +3.78%
75th Percentile £638 £575 £550
90th Percentile £773 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £540 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +13.68% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £21.50
Central London median hourly rate - £33.68 £21.50
% change year-on-year - +56.63% -

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 1,591 1,186 3,286
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 46.43% 50.25% 50.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,220 921 2,672
10th Percentile £406 £375 £406
25th Percentile £470 £450 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £585 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +11.38% - -
75th Percentile £675 £625 £613
90th Percentile £750 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £575 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +9.52% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 22
10th Percentile £24.19 £23.35 "
25th Percentile £26.00 £33.31 £21.00
Median hourly rate £33.50 £38.50 £22.00
Median % change year-on-year -12.99% +75.00% +2.33%
75th Percentile £37.75 £52.38 £37.50
90th Percentile £47.43 £57.88 £51.04
Central London median hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -28.57% +71.11% +4.65%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 33 (100.00%) SQL
2 22 (66.67%) Finance
3 18 (54.55%) Azure
4 17 (51.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (42.42%) C#
5 14 (42.42%) SQL Server
6 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
7 11 (33.33%) ETL
7 11 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (33.33%) Power Platform
8 10 (30.30%) Power BI
8 10 (30.30%) Data Modelling
8 10 (30.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (24.24%) Azure SQL Database
9 8 (24.24%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (24.24%) .NET
9 8 (24.24%) Visual Studio
10 7 (21.21%) PowerShell
10 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (21.21%) DevOps
11 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (18.18%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 6 (18.18%) Data Lake
11 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
11 6 (18.18%) Oracle
12 5 (15.15%) Windows
12 5 (15.15%) Python
12 5 (15.15%) AWS
12 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (15.15%) Azure Data Factory

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 2 (6.06%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.03%) Magento
1 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (54.55%) Azure
2 11 (33.33%) Power Platform
3 5 (15.15%) AWS
3 5 (15.15%) Azure Data Factory
4 4 (12.12%) Azure Functions
4 4 (12.12%) Serverless
5 3 (9.09%) Azure Cosmos DB
5 3 (9.09%) Azure Logic Apps
5 3 (9.09%) Azure Service Bus
5 3 (9.09%) GitHub
6 2 (6.06%) Amazon S3
6 2 (6.06%) Azure Data Lake Analytics
6 2 (6.06%) Azure Storage
6 2 (6.06%) Azure Synapse Analytics
6 2 (6.06%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (6.06%) Power Automate
6 2 (6.06%) Snowflake
7 1 (3.03%) IaaS
7 1 (3.03%) iPaaS
7 1 (3.03%) PowerApps
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (51.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 14 (42.42%) SQL Server
3 10 (30.30%) Power BI
3 10 (30.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (24.24%) Azure SQL Database
4 8 (24.24%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (18.18%) Data Lake
6 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (12.12%) Tableau
8 3 (9.09%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (9.09%) NoSQL
9 2 (6.06%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (6.06%) Metadata
9 2 (6.06%) QlikView
9 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2019
9 2 (6.06%) SSDT
10 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
10 1 (3.03%) Oracle OWB
10 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Visual Studio
2 3 (9.09%) JIRA
3 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.03%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (3.03%) Selenium
4 1 (3.03%) SpecFlow
4 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 22 (66.67%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (12.12%) Social Skills
4 3 (9.09%) Documentation Skills
5 2 (6.06%) Banking
5 2 (6.06%) Front Office
5 2 (6.06%) General Ledger
5 2 (6.06%) Marketing
5 2 (6.06%) Publishing
6 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
6 1 (3.03%) Legal
6 1 (3.03%) Public Sector
6 1 (3.03%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Developer
2 5 (15.15%) C# Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Azure Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Data Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Analytics Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Data Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Robotic Process Automation Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Leader
6 1 (3.03%) .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Data Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Junior
6 1 (3.03%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) .NET
2 4 (12.12%) MDX
3 2 (6.06%) HTML
3 2 (6.06%) JSON
3 2 (6.06%) WCF
3 2 (6.06%) WPF
3 2 (6.06%) XML
4 1 (3.03%) .NET Core
4 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.03%) LDAP
4 1 (3.03%) MSMQ
4 1 (3.03%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (3.03%) REST
4 1 (3.03%) Silverlight
4 1 (3.03%) Spring
4 1 (3.03%) Web Services
4 1 (3.03%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (3.03%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Equities
1 4 (12.12%) Fixed Income
2 2 (6.06%) Reinsurance
2 2 (6.06%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.03%) BYOD
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2016
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) ETL
2 10 (30.30%) Data Modelling
3 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (21.21%) DevOps
4 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
5 4 (12.12%) Analytics
5 4 (12.12%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (9.09%) Data Architecture
6 3 (9.09%) Data Ingestion
6 3 (9.09%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (9.09%) Microservices
6 3 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (9.09%) SDLC
6 3 (9.09%) Visualisation
7 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.06%) Data Management
7 2 (6.06%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) SQL
2 14 (42.42%) C#
3 7 (21.21%) PowerShell
4 6 (18.18%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 5 (15.15%) Python
6 4 (12.12%) PL/SQL
6 4 (12.12%) VBA
7 3 (9.09%) Java
7 3 (9.09%) VB
8 2 (6.06%) R
8 2 (6.06%) Scala
9 1 (3.03%) C++
9 1 (3.03%) Go
9 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
9 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.03%) GDPR
2 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.03%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.03%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (3.03%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.03%) SCOrch
1 1 (3.03%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.18%) Oracle
3 4 (12.12%) Databricks
4 2 (6.06%) Alteryx
4 2 (6.06%) Citrix
4 2 (6.06%) Informatica
4 2 (6.06%) MuleSoft
4 2 (6.06%) UiPath
5 1 (3.03%) Cognos
5 1 (3.03%) Dell
5 1 (3.03%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.03%) StreamSets