Period
to 1 October 2020

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 1 October 2020 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
1 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 81 122 115
Rank change year-on-year +41 -7 -6
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 37 113 158
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 2.06% 1.83% 2.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.26% 3.69% 4.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 87 136
Median daily rate £475 £475 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.96% +2.00%
10th Percentile £412 £404 £363
90th Percentile £588 £585 £622
Central London median daily rate £475 £475 £480
% change year-on-year - -1.04% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
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 869 3,060 3,714
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 48.30% 49.58% 53.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 632 2,487 3,104
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £363 £400 £375
90th Percentile £690 £676 £688
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 13
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.42 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.15% +1.89% +2.33%
10th Percentile £21.08 £21.00 £12.65
90th Percentile £41.65 £54.23 £58.44
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +55.56% +2.27% +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 1 October 2020.

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 1 October 2020, 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 36 (97.30%) SQL
2 27 (72.97%) SQL Server
3 24 (64.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (43.24%) C#
4 16 (43.24%) Finance
5 15 (40.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
6 13 (35.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (32.43%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (32.43%) .NET
8 11 (29.73%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (29.73%) Power BI
8 11 (29.73%) Power Platform
9 10 (27.03%) Azure
10 9 (24.32%) PowerShell
11 7 (18.92%) Banking
11 7 (18.92%) Windows
11 7 (18.92%) Oracle
11 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
11 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET
11 7 (18.92%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (16.22%) Windows Server
12 6 (16.22%) Sybase
12 6 (16.22%) Photoshop
12 6 (16.22%) Unix
12 6 (16.22%) Adobe
12 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 6 (16.22%) Unit Testing
13 5 (13.51%) Dimensional Modelling

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 (2.70%) Confluence
1 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Photoshop
2 5 (13.51%) Acrobat
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 11 (29.73%) Power Platform
2 10 (27.03%) Azure
3 4 (10.81%) Azure Data Factory
3 4 (10.81%) PaaS
4 3 (8.11%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (5.41%) Data Lake Analytics
6 1 (2.70%) AWS
6 1 (2.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (72.97%) SQL Server
2 24 (64.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (40.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (35.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (29.73%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (29.73%) Power BI
6 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 5 (13.51%) MongoDB
8 4 (10.81%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (8.11%) Cosmos DB
9 3 (8.11%) Parquet
9 3 (8.11%) Redis
10 2 (5.41%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 2 (5.41%) Data Lake
10 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
10 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.70%) JIRA
3 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 16 (43.24%) Finance
2 7 (18.92%) Banking
3 4 (10.81%) Front Office
4 3 (8.11%) Advertising
5 2 (5.41%) International Banking
5 2 (5.41%) Public Sector
6 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.70%) General Ledger
6 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (59.46%) Developer
2 6 (16.22%) DBA
3 5 (13.51%) .NET Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Oracle DBA
3 5 (13.51%) SQL DBA
3 5 (13.51%) SQL Developer
3 5 (13.51%) SSIS Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Sybase DBA
4 4 (10.81%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (8.11%) C# Developer
5 3 (8.11%) SSAS Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Analytics Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Azure Developer
6 2 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Front Office Developer
6 2 (5.41%) SSRS Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (32.43%) .NET
2 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET
3 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (13.51%) Entity Framework
4 4 (10.81%) .NET Core
4 4 (10.81%) .NET Framework
5 3 (8.11%) JDBC
5 3 (8.11%) ODBC
5 3 (8.11%) SignalR
5 3 (8.11%) WPF
6 2 (5.41%) JSON
6 2 (5.41%) MDX
6 2 (5.41%) Web Services
6 2 (5.41%) XML
7 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.70%) CSS
7 1 (2.70%) jQuery
7 1 (2.70%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (2.70%) React
7 1 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Fixed Income
2 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Clustering
3 1 (2.70%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.70%) Equities
3 1 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.70%) Market Risk
3 1 (2.70%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.70%) Replication
3 1 (2.70%) SWIFT
3 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Windows
2 6 (16.22%) Unix
2 6 (16.22%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.41%) Linux
4 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.22%) Unit Testing
4 5 (13.51%) DevOps
4 5 (13.51%) Dimensional Modelling
4 5 (13.51%) ETL
5 4 (10.81%) Data Management
5 4 (10.81%) Data Modelling
5 4 (10.81%) Kimball Methodology
5 4 (10.81%) Migration
5 4 (10.81%) Security Management
5 4 (10.81%) Technical Analysis
5 4 (10.81%) Test Automation
5 4 (10.81%) UML
5 4 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (8.11%) Analytics
6 3 (8.11%) Data Migration
6 3 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (8.11%) MVC
6 3 (8.11%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 36 (97.30%) SQL
2 16 (43.24%) C#
3 9 (24.32%) PowerShell
4 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
5 5 (13.51%) Korn
5 5 (13.51%) Perl
6 4 (10.81%) R
7 3 (8.11%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 3 (8.11%) Java
8 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.70%) Python
8 1 (2.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) Solvency II
2 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.70%) GDPR
2 1 (2.70%) ISO 20022
2 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Terraform
2 1 (2.70%) Control-M
Vendors
1 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.92%) Oracle
3 6 (16.22%) Adobe
3 6 (16.22%) Sybase
4 5 (13.51%) Red Hat
5 4 (10.81%) Databricks
5 4 (10.81%) VMware
6 3 (8.11%) EMC
7 1 (2.70%) Charles River
7 1 (2.70%) Cognos
7 1 (2.70%) Nintex