Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 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
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 119 93
Rank change year-on-year -3 -26 -15
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 142 130 162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.00% 2.00% 2.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.77% 3.98% 4.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 104 140
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £363 £313 £275
90th Percentile £605 £634 £538
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate £37.50 - -

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 3,762 3,265 3,256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 53.05% 50.12% 47.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,142 2,635 2,748
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +4.63%
10th Percentile £363 £338 £313
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £456
% change year-on-year +5.00% +9.65% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 9
City of London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.99 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.49% +21.01% -24.00%
10th Percentile £12.50 £13.31 £17.83
90th Percentile £38.47 £36.73 £54.60
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £24.49 £19.00
% change year-on-year -12.19% +28.87% -21.58%

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 15 July 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 15 July 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 -9 4 £525 +153.01%
T-SQL
Central London

For the 6 months to 15 July 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.

1 138 (97.18%) SQL
2 92 (64.79%) SQL Server
3 88 (61.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 73 (51.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 71 (50.00%) C#
6 65 (45.77%) Data Warehouse
7 61 (42.96%) .NET
8 54 (38.03%) Business Intelligence
9 46 (32.39%) ETL
10 45 (31.69%) Agile Software Development
11 43 (30.28%) Finance
12 39 (27.46%) Microsoft
13 37 (26.06%) Microsoft Azure
14 36 (25.35%) Power BI
15 31 (21.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 24 (16.90%) VB.NET
17 22 (15.49%) Data Modelling
18 21 (14.79%) Analytics
19 18 (12.68%) Team Foundation Server
20 17 (11.97%) VBA
20 17 (11.97%) JavaScript
21 16 (11.27%) SDLC
21 16 (11.27%) SQL Server 2008
22 15 (10.56%) SQL Server 2012
23 14 (9.86%) Banking
23 14 (9.86%) ASP.NET
24 13 (9.15%) Microsoft Excel
24 13 (9.15%) ETL Development
24 13 (9.15%) Data Analytics
25 12 (8.45%) 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 6 (4.23%) Elasticsearch
1 6 (4.23%) IIS
2 5 (3.52%) Apache Spark
2 5 (3.52%) NServiceBus
3 3 (2.11%) CMS
4 2 (1.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.70%) Apache
5 1 (0.70%) SAS
5 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (9.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.11%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.11%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.70%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.70%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.70%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 37 (26.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (8.45%) PaaS
3 7 (4.93%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.52%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.41%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (1.41%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (1.41%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.41%) IaaS
5 2 (1.41%) Office 365
6 1 (0.70%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.70%) Data Lake Analytics
6 1 (0.70%) GitHub
6 1 (0.70%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (64.79%) SQL Server
2 88 (61.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 73 (51.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 65 (45.77%) Data Warehouse
5 36 (25.35%) Power BI
6 31 (21.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 16 (11.27%) SQL Server 2008
8 15 (10.56%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (7.75%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 11 (7.75%) Relational Database
10 8 (5.63%) Big Data
11 7 (4.93%) Data Lake
11 7 (4.93%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 6 (4.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 6 (4.23%) RDBMS
13 5 (3.52%) Hadoop
13 5 (3.52%) SQL Server 2016
14 4 (2.82%) Apache Hive
14 4 (2.82%) OLAP
14 4 (2.82%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 18 (12.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (6.34%) NUnit
3 7 (4.93%) Visual Studio
4 5 (3.52%) MSTest
5 4 (2.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (2.11%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.11%) Moq
7 2 (1.41%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.41%) JIRA
7 2 (1.41%) Selenium
7 2 (1.41%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.41%) Subversion
7 2 (1.41%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.41%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.70%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.70%) JUnit
8 1 (0.70%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.70%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.70%) RStudio
8 1 (0.70%) WebDriver
General
1 43 (30.28%) Finance
2 14 (9.86%) Banking
3 7 (4.93%) Front Office
3 7 (4.93%) Law
3 7 (4.93%) Retail
4 6 (4.23%) Back Office
4 6 (4.23%) Legal
5 3 (2.11%) Marketing
5 3 (2.11%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.41%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.70%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 99 (69.72%) Developer
2 43 (30.28%) SQL Developer
3 32 (22.54%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 25 (17.61%) C# Developer
5 19 (13.38%) .NET Developer
6 17 (11.97%) SSIS Developer
7 15 (10.56%) C# .NET Developer
8 14 (9.86%) Azure Developer
9 13 (9.15%) Analyst
9 13 (9.15%) SQL BI Developer
9 13 (9.15%) SSRS Developer
10 12 (8.45%) Power BI Developer
10 12 (8.45%) T-SQL Developer
11 11 (7.75%) Senior Developer
12 9 (6.34%) Consultant
13 8 (5.63%) Analytics Consultant
13 8 (5.63%) Data Analytics Consultant
13 8 (5.63%) Data Consultant
14 7 (4.93%) Data Engineer
14 7 (4.93%) SSAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (42.96%) .NET
2 14 (9.86%) ASP.NET
3 10 (7.04%) HTML
4 9 (6.34%) CSS
5 8 (5.63%) .NET Framework
5 8 (5.63%) WPF
6 7 (4.93%) AngularJS
6 7 (4.93%) WCF
6 7 (4.93%) XML
7 6 (4.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (4.23%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (3.52%) jQuery
8 5 (3.52%) Web Services
9 4 (2.82%) Entity Framework
10 3 (2.11%) MDX
10 3 (2.11%) REST
11 2 (1.41%) Ajax
11 2 (1.41%) HTML5
11 2 (1.41%) JSON
11 2 (1.41%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.34%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.23%) Derivative
3 6 (4.23%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (3.52%) Data Structures
4 5 (3.52%) Reinsurance
4 5 (3.52%) User Experience
5 4 (2.82%) Fintech
6 3 (2.11%) Hedge funds
6 3 (2.11%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.11%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.70%) Clustering
7 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.70%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.70%) Life Science
7 1 (0.70%) NHS
7 1 (0.70%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.63%) Windows
2 5 (3.52%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.41%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.70%) Linux
5 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (38.03%) Business Intelligence
2 46 (32.39%) ETL
3 45 (31.69%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (15.49%) Data Modelling
5 21 (14.79%) Analytics
6 16 (11.27%) SDLC
7 13 (9.15%) Data Analytics
7 13 (9.15%) ETL Development
8 12 (8.45%) Scrum
9 11 (7.75%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (7.75%) TDD
9 11 (7.75%) Unit Testing
9 11 (7.75%) Visualisation
10 10 (7.04%) Multithreading
10 10 (7.04%) MVC
11 8 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (5.63%) SOA
11 8 (5.63%) Test Automation
12 7 (4.93%) Data Analysis
12 7 (4.93%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 138 (97.18%) SQL
2 71 (50.00%) C#
3 24 (16.90%) VB.NET
4 17 (11.97%) JavaScript
4 17 (11.97%) VBA
5 11 (7.75%) R
6 9 (6.34%) PowerShell
7 6 (4.23%) Java
7 6 (4.23%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.82%) Python
8 4 (2.82%) VB
9 3 (2.11%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 3 (2.11%) Scala
9 3 (2.11%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.41%) C++
10 2 (1.41%) VBScript
10 2 (1.41%) XPath
11 1 (0.70%) HiveQL
11 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.70%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (1.41%) Degree
2 1 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.70%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.93%) Data Quality
1 7 (4.93%) QA
2 1 (0.70%) Basel III
2 1 (0.70%) GDPR
2 1 (0.70%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (2.11%) HDFS
2 2 (1.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.11%) Oozie
2 1 (0.70%) Kibana
Vendors
1 39 (27.46%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.93%) Oracle
2 7 (4.93%) Tableau
3 6 (4.23%) Informatica
4 5 (3.52%) Citrix
5 4 (2.82%) Intapp
6 3 (2.11%) Adobe
6 3 (2.11%) Bloomberg
6 3 (2.11%) FactSet
6 3 (2.11%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.41%) Google
7 2 (1.41%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (1.41%) RedGate
7 2 (1.41%) VMware
8 1 (0.70%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.70%) Cognos
8 1 (0.70%) IBM
8 1 (0.70%) Splunk
8 1 (0.70%) Talend
8 1 (0.70%) Typemock