Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 115 100
Rank change year-on-year +6 -15 -40
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 163 144 172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.35% 2.10% 2.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.35% 4.03% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 125 139
City of London median daily rate £485 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +11.76% -5.16%
10th Percentile £363 £371 £269
90th Percentile £619 £650 £538
Central London median daily rate £475 £475 £425
% change year-on-year - +11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 3,744 3,569 3,330
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 54.05% 52.03% 49.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,110 2,912 2,807
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
10th Percentile £375 £363 £319
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £470
% change year-on-year +4.95% +6.44% +1.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 11
City of London median hourly rate £37.09 £21.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.51% -21.82% +15.79%
10th Percentile £12.50 £13.30 £16.63
90th Percentile £62.50 £30.00 £56.87
Central London median hourly rate £29.55 £21.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +37.42% -21.82% +15.79%

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 October 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 21 October 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 -42 3 £575 +121.15%
T-SQL
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 158 (96.93%) SQL
2 105 (64.42%) SQL Server
3 102 (62.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 75 (46.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 73 (44.79%) Business Intelligence
6 67 (41.10%) Finance
7 66 (40.49%) C#
8 64 (39.26%) Data Warehouse
9 59 (36.20%) Microsoft
9 59 (36.20%) .NET
10 57 (34.97%) Agile Software Development
11 51 (31.29%) ETL
12 42 (25.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 40 (24.54%) Microsoft Azure
13 40 (24.54%) Power BI
14 28 (17.18%) Microsoft Excel
15 26 (15.95%) SQL Server 2008
16 23 (14.11%) VBA
16 23 (14.11%) JavaScript
17 22 (13.50%) Analytics
18 21 (12.88%) Team Foundation Server
18 21 (12.88%) Unit Testing
18 21 (12.88%) Banking
19 20 (12.27%) PowerShell
19 20 (12.27%) Analytical Skills
20 18 (11.04%) ASP.NET
20 18 (11.04%) TDD
21 17 (10.43%) VB.NET
21 17 (10.43%) Data Modelling
22 16 (9.82%) Scrum

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 8 (4.91%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (4.29%) IIS
2 7 (4.29%) NServiceBus
3 6 (3.68%) SAS
4 4 (2.45%) Apache Spark
4 4 (2.45%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 28 (17.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.45%) Acrobat
2 4 (2.45%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.84%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.84%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (1.84%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.61%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 40 (24.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (4.91%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (3.68%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.84%) GitHub
4 3 (1.84%) IaaS
4 3 (1.84%) PaaS
5 1 (0.61%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.61%) Fastly
5 1 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.61%) BIG-IP
1 1 (0.61%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (64.42%) SQL Server
2 102 (62.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 75 (46.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 64 (39.26%) Data Warehouse
5 42 (25.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 40 (24.54%) Power BI
7 26 (15.95%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (8.59%) Relational Database
9 12 (7.36%) Big Data
10 11 (6.75%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (5.52%) RDBMS
11 9 (5.52%) SQL Server 2016
12 7 (4.29%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 7 (4.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 5 (3.07%) Biml
13 5 (3.07%) Data Lake
13 5 (3.07%) Hadoop
13 5 (3.07%) Oracle BI EE
13 5 (3.07%) SQL Server 2014
13 5 (3.07%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 21 (12.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (7.98%) Visual Studio
3 7 (4.29%) Subversion
4 5 (3.07%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (3.07%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (2.45%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.45%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.84%) Mercurial
6 3 (1.84%) MSBuild
6 3 (1.84%) NUnit
6 3 (1.84%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (1.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (1.23%) JIRA
7 2 (1.23%) Selenium
7 2 (1.23%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.61%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.61%) JMeter
8 1 (0.61%) JUnit
8 1 (0.61%) WebDriver
General
1 67 (41.10%) Finance
2 21 (12.88%) Banking
3 5 (3.07%) Retail
4 4 (2.45%) Front Office
4 4 (2.45%) Law
4 4 (2.45%) Marketing
5 3 (1.84%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.84%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.23%) Legal
7 1 (0.61%) Back Office
7 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 128 (78.53%) Developer
2 57 (34.97%) SQL Developer
3 42 (25.77%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 28 (17.18%) .NET Developer
5 23 (14.11%) SQL BI Developer
5 23 (14.11%) SSIS Developer
6 18 (11.04%) SSRS Developer
7 16 (9.82%) C# Developer
7 16 (9.82%) T-SQL Developer
8 15 (9.20%) Senior Developer
9 14 (8.59%) SSAS Developer
10 12 (7.36%) Analyst
10 12 (7.36%) C# .NET Developer
11 9 (5.52%) Data Warehouse Developer
12 8 (4.91%) Analytics Consultant
12 8 (4.91%) Consultant
12 8 (4.91%) Data Analytics Consultant
12 8 (4.91%) Data Consultant
12 8 (4.91%) Power BI Developer
12 8 (4.91%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (36.20%) .NET
2 18 (11.04%) ASP.NET
3 12 (7.36%) CSS
3 12 (7.36%) jQuery
3 12 (7.36%) WCF
4 10 (6.13%) XML
5 9 (5.52%) AngularJS
5 9 (5.52%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (5.52%) HTML
5 9 (5.52%) WPF
6 8 (4.91%) .NET Framework
7 7 (4.29%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (4.29%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (3.68%) Entity Framework
9 5 (3.07%) React
9 5 (3.07%) Web Services
10 4 (2.45%) MSMQ
10 4 (2.45%) REST
10 4 (2.45%) RESTful
11 3 (1.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.27%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (9.82%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (6.13%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (5.52%) Reinsurance
5 8 (4.91%) Data Structures
6 6 (3.68%) Derivative
6 6 (3.68%) Fixed Income
7 4 (2.45%) Fintech
8 3 (1.84%) Blog
9 2 (1.23%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.23%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.61%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.61%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.61%) Life Science
10 1 (0.61%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.61%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.61%) Replication
10 1 (0.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.07%) Windows
2 2 (1.23%) Linux
3 1 (0.61%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.61%) Unix
3 1 (0.61%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (44.79%) Business Intelligence
2 57 (34.97%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (31.29%) ETL
4 22 (13.50%) Analytics
5 21 (12.88%) Unit Testing
6 18 (11.04%) TDD
7 17 (10.43%) Data Modelling
8 16 (9.82%) Scrum
9 15 (9.20%) SDLC
10 14 (8.59%) BDD
11 12 (7.36%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (7.36%) ETL Development
11 12 (7.36%) MVC
12 11 (6.75%) Data Analytics
12 11 (6.75%) Kimball Methodology
12 11 (6.75%) Visualisation
13 9 (5.52%) Problem-Solving
13 9 (5.52%) SOA
13 9 (5.52%) Test Automation
14 8 (4.91%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 158 (96.93%) SQL
2 66 (40.49%) C#
3 23 (14.11%) JavaScript
3 23 (14.11%) VBA
4 20 (12.27%) PowerShell
5 17 (10.43%) VB.NET
6 13 (7.98%) R
7 9 (5.52%) PL/SQL
8 7 (4.29%) VB
9 6 (3.68%) Python
10 5 (3.07%) Java
11 4 (2.45%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 4 (2.45%) TypeScript
12 3 (1.84%) Scala
13 2 (1.23%) C++
13 2 (1.23%) PHP
14 1 (0.61%) C
14 1 (0.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (3.07%) Degree
2 3 (1.84%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (1.23%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.23%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.61%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.61%) MCSE
4 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.13%) QA
2 9 (5.52%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.23%) Basel III
4 1 (0.61%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (2.45%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (1.84%) HDFS
3 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.84%) Oozie
1 3 (1.84%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.84%) Puppet
2 1 (0.61%) WSUS
Vendors
1 59 (36.20%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.98%) Oracle
3 4 (2.45%) Adobe
3 4 (2.45%) IBM
3 4 (2.45%) Informatica
3 4 (2.45%) Tableau
4 3 (1.84%) Citrix
5 2 (1.23%) Intapp
5 2 (1.23%) RedGate
5 2 (1.23%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.61%) F5
6 1 (0.61%) iManage
6 1 (0.61%) Nintex
6 1 (0.61%) Sybase