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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 74 73
Rank change year-on-year +9 -1  
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 8 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.87% 1.05% 0.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.12% 3.72% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 10
Median daily rate £325 £330 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.51% -8.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £310 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -23.07% -  

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 378 430 398
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 41.04% 28.33% 27.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 261 251
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 3
Median hourly rate £49.62 £39.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.21% -17.89%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

T-SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing T-SQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing T-SQL in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 30 March 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 20 (100.00%) SQL
2 18 (90.00%) SQL Server
3 10 (50.00%) .NET
3 10 (50.00%) C#
4 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (45.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (30.00%) WCF
8 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (25.00%) MVC
8 5 (25.00%) Java
8 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 4 (20.00%) PL/SQL
9 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
9 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
9 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
9 4 (20.00%) WPF
9 4 (20.00%) jQuery
9 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
10 3 (15.00%) Technical Analysis
10 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (15.00%) DevExpress
10 3 (15.00%) WinForms
10 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (15.00%) VB

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 (5.00%) SAS
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (45.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (10.00%) Big Data
7 2 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
8 1 (5.00%) OLAP
8 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
8 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
8 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
8 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (5.00%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (5.00%) Subversion
3 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.00%) Toad
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Developer
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Support Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Applications Support
5 2 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Informatica Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Microsoft BI Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.00%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) .NET
2 6 (30.00%) WCF
3 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (20.00%) jQuery
3 4 (20.00%) WPF
4 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (15.00%) WinForms
5 2 (10.00%) XML
6 1 (5.00%) ADO.NET
6 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (5.00%) CSS
6 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
6 1 (5.00%) HTML
6 1 (5.00%) MDX
6 1 (5.00%) Web Services
6 1 (5.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Fintech
2 1 (5.00%) Hedge funds
2 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) MVS
1 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) MVC
2 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (15.00%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Data Management
4 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (10.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (10.00%) Migration
4 2 (10.00%) SDLC
5 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.00%) Chat Support
5 1 (5.00%) ETL Development
5 1 (5.00%) Front End Development
5 1 (5.00%) MVVM
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.00%) Refactoring
5 1 (5.00%) Release Management
5 1 (5.00%) Use Case
5 1 (5.00%) Wealth Management
5 1 (5.00%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) SQL
2 10 (50.00%) C#
3 5 (25.00%) Java
4 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (15.00%) VB
6 2 (10.00%) Python
7 1 (5.00%) C
7 1 (5.00%) C++
7 1 (5.00%) MATLAB
7 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (5.00%) R
7 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
7 1 (5.00%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) DevExpress
3 2 (10.00%) Informatica
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) Cognos
4 1 (5.00%) Perforce
4 1 (5.00%) SAP
4 1 (5.00%) Tableau
4 1 (5.00%) Telerik