The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 3 months to 29 June 2017 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 81 74
Rank change year-on-year +3 -7  
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 5 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.41% 1.25% 0.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.07% 4.00% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 11
Edinburgh median daily rate £438 £313 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -7.40%  
10th Percentile £378 £282 £238
90th Percentile £468 £388 £438
Scotland median daily rate £338 £331 £369
% change year-on-year +1.88% -10.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £42.50 £42.50
Scotland median hourly rate £190.00 £42.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year +344.44% +0.58%  

T-SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 469 425 409
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 38.07% 31.27% 28.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 447 387
Edinburgh median daily rate £388 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +2.73%  
10th Percentile £284 £260 £250
90th Percentile £575 £525 £482
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £364
% change year-on-year +10.71% -3.78%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 10
Edinburgh median hourly rate £43.39 £42.50 £48.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.09% -12.82%  
Scotland median hourly rate £43.39 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +20.52% +18.03%  

T-SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing T-SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for T-SQL in Edinburgh

T-SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing T-SQL in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for T-SQL in Edinburgh

T-SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing T-SQL in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for T-SQL in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing T-SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for T-SQL.

1 13 (100.00%) SQL
2 12 (92.31%) SQL Server
3 5 (38.46%) Java
4 4 (30.77%) .NET
4 4 (30.77%) Finance
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (23.08%) Banking
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (23.08%) C#
5 3 (23.08%) VB
5 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
6 2 (15.38%) Web Services
6 2 (15.38%) XML
6 2 (15.38%) Python
6 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
6 2 (15.38%) Informatica
6 2 (15.38%) Data Mining
6 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (7.69%) Telerik

T-SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (7.69%) SAS
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (92.31%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (15.38%) Data Mining
4 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (7.69%) Big Data
5 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
5 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
5 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) .NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
4 2 (15.38%) DBA
4 2 (15.38%) Informatica Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SAS Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Data Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) Web Services
2 2 (15.38%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.69%) ADO.NET
3 1 (7.69%) Ajax
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) jQuery
3 1 (7.69%) WCF
3 1 (7.69%) WinForms
3 1 (7.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Fintech
2 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.69%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.69%) Analytics
2 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (7.69%) Chat Support
2 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (7.69%) Data Extraction
2 1 (7.69%) ETL
2 1 (7.69%) Front End Development
2 1 (7.69%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) MVC
2 1 (7.69%) MVVM
2 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
2 1 (7.69%) Scrum
2 1 (7.69%) SDLC
2 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (7.69%) Use Case
2 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) C#
3 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
3 3 (23.08%) VB
4 2 (15.38%) Python
4 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
5 1 (7.69%) C
5 1 (7.69%) C++
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) MATLAB
5 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
5 1 (7.69%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Informatica
3 1 (7.69%) DevExpress
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Perforce
3 1 (7.69%) Telerik