Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 23 November 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
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 169 150 103
Rank change year-on-year -19 -47 +23
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 1488 1765 2264
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.57% 1.80% 2.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.72% 4.46% 5.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1136 1285 1730
England median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £313 £257 £263
90th Percentile £600 £513 £538
UK median daily rate £415 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +10.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 31 21
England median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.92% +36.84% -22.13%
10th Percentile £18.50 £15.00 £15.00
90th Percentile £55.00 £45.00 £40.52
UK median hourly rate £27.25 £39.60 £23.75
% change year-on-year -31.19% +66.74% -34.03%

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 England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 39982 39599 40257
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.15% 40.49% 38.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 28189 27431 27566
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £310 £288 £275
90th Percentile £638 £594 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 752 819 951
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +21.95%
10th Percentile £16.25 £14.56 £14.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.71 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +20.81%

T-SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for T-SQL in England

T-SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for T-SQL in England

T-SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing T-SQL in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for T-SQL in England

T-SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for T-SQL in England

T-SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing T-SQL in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for T-SQL in England

T-SQL
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 -7 752 £450 +5.88% 103
South East -16 251 £375 - 61
North of England -18 226 £350 +2.94% 105
Yorkshire -7 126 £350 - 44
Midlands -51 99 £375 +10.29% 42
North West -7 87 £350 +7.69% 49
East of England -12 85 £388 +13.97% 28
West Midlands -31 72 £375 +10.29% 29
South West -32 72 £388 +19.23% 22
East Midlands -31 26 £375 +11.11% 13
North East +18 13 £375 +17.19% 12
T-SQL
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 England region with a requirement for T-SQL.

1 1358 (91.26%) SQL
2 1100 (73.92%) SQL Server
3 626 (42.07%) .NET
4 610 (40.99%) C#
5 604 (40.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 540 (36.29%) Agile Software Development
7 497 (33.40%) Microsoft
8 473 (31.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 428 (28.76%) Business Intelligence
10 343 (23.05%) Finance
11 338 (22.72%) Data Warehouse
12 332 (22.31%) ETL
13 306 (20.56%) ASP.NET
14 295 (19.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 290 (19.49%) MVC
16 287 (19.29%) JavaScript
17 259 (17.41%) HTML
18 239 (16.06%) Web Services
19 222 (14.92%) Data Modelling
20 206 (13.84%) SQL Server 2008
21 205 (13.78%) CSS
22 202 (13.58%) SQL Server 2012
23 194 (13.04%) Migration
24 189 (12.70%) Windows
25 178 (11.96%) .NET Framework
26 177 (11.90%) TDD
27 171 (11.49%) ASP.NET MVC
28 168 (11.29%) AngularJS
28 168 (11.29%) Scrum
29 166 (11.16%) Team Foundation Server

T-SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 72 (4.84%) SharePoint
2 68 (4.57%) IIS
3 32 (2.15%) CMS
3 32 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
4 23 (1.55%) Apache
5 22 (1.48%) SAS
6 15 (1.01%) Apache Solr
6 15 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
6 15 (1.01%) Umbraco
7 11 (0.74%) Apache Spark
7 11 (0.74%) Drupal
7 11 (0.74%) JBoss
7 11 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 11 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
8 10 (0.67%) Confluence
8 10 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (0.54%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (0.47%) WildFly
11 6 (0.40%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 96 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 36 (2.42%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (1.01%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.40%) InfoPath
6 5 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.27%) SPSS
8 1 (0.067%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 39 (2.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (2.15%) Markit EDM
3 31 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.47%) SAP APO
4 7 (0.47%) SAP MM
4 7 (0.47%) SunGard GMI
5 5 (0.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 5 (0.34%) SAP MDM
6 3 (0.20%) Cognos Planning
6 3 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
6 3 (0.20%) Hyperion Planning
6 3 (0.20%) iTrent
6 3 (0.20%) MetaTrader
6 3 (0.20%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 3 (0.20%) thinkFolio
7 2 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle TCA
8 1 (0.067%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.067%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 154 (10.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 70 (4.70%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (1.01%) IaaS
4 14 (0.94%) AWS Lambda
4 14 (0.94%) Office 365
4 14 (0.94%) Serverless
5 13 (0.87%) SaaS
6 12 (0.81%) GitHub
6 12 (0.81%) npm
7 11 (0.74%) PaaS
8 10 (0.67%) OpenShift
9 9 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (0.60%) Dynamics 365
10 8 (0.54%) Amazon ELB
11 7 (0.47%) Boomi
12 5 (0.34%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.34%) Yarn
13 4 (0.27%) Amazon Glacier
13 4 (0.27%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 3 (0.20%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.21%) FTP
2 13 (0.87%) Internet
3 8 (0.54%) Firewall
3 8 (0.54%) Intranet
4 7 (0.47%) SSL
5 6 (0.40%) DNS
5 6 (0.40%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.27%) SAN
7 3 (0.20%) SMS
8 2 (0.13%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.067%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.067%) DHCP
9 1 (0.067%) IPsec
9 1 (0.067%) Skype
9 1 (0.067%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1100 (73.92%) SQL Server
2 604 (40.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 473 (31.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 338 (22.72%) Data Warehouse
5 295 (19.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 206 (13.84%) SQL Server 2008
7 202 (13.58%) SQL Server 2012
8 137 (9.21%) Power BI
9 136 (9.14%) SQL Server 2016
10 129 (8.67%) SQL Server 2014
11 101 (6.79%) Relational Database
12 76 (5.11%) OLAP
13 66 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
14 58 (3.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 54 (3.63%) MongoDB
16 49 (3.29%) NoSQL
17 45 (3.02%) RDBMS
18 36 (2.42%) OLAP Cube
19 34 (2.28%) Big Data
20 33 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 166 (11.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 160 (10.75%) Visual Studio
3 81 (5.44%) Git (software)
4 67 (4.50%) NUnit
5 51 (3.43%) JIRA
6 47 (3.16%) Subversion
7 34 (2.28%) Jenkins
8 31 (2.08%) Selenium
9 29 (1.95%) TeamCity
10 26 (1.75%) Moq
11 24 (1.61%) Ant
12 22 (1.48%) Maven
12 22 (1.48%) Octopus Deploy
13 21 (1.41%) Eclipse
13 21 (1.41%) MSTest
13 21 (1.41%) SpecFlow
13 21 (1.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 20 (1.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 19 (1.28%) Talend Open Studio
16 18 (1.21%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 343 (23.05%) Finance
2 108 (7.26%) Banking
3 69 (4.64%) Front Office
4 42 (2.82%) Marketing
5 37 (2.49%) Investment Banking
6 35 (2.35%) Legal
6 35 (2.35%) Retail
7 27 (1.81%) Back Office
8 26 (1.75%) Manufacturing
9 19 (1.28%) Telecoms
10 17 (1.14%) Publishing
11 16 (1.08%) Advertising
11 16 (1.08%) Electronics
12 14 (0.94%) Law
13 11 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
14 9 (0.60%) Automotive
14 9 (0.60%) Financial Institution
15 8 (0.54%) Games
16 7 (0.47%) Retail Banking
17 4 (0.27%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 1079 (72.51%) Developer
2 384 (25.81%) SQL Developer
3 273 (18.35%) .NET Developer
4 227 (15.26%) C# Developer
5 205 (13.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 136 (9.14%) Analyst
7 128 (8.60%) C# .NET Developer
8 126 (8.47%) SSIS Developer
9 111 (7.46%) T-SQL Developer
10 110 (7.39%) Senior Developer
11 105 (7.06%) DBA
12 84 (5.65%) SQL Server Developer
13 83 (5.58%) SQL DBA
14 75 (5.04%) SQL BI Developer
15 66 (4.44%) SSRS Developer
16 63 (4.23%) Data Analyst
17 62 (4.17%) Full Stack Developer
18 51 (3.43%) Database Developer
18 51 (3.43%) SQL Analyst
19 48 (3.23%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 626 (42.07%) .NET
2 306 (20.56%) ASP.NET
3 259 (17.41%) HTML
4 239 (16.06%) Web Services
5 205 (13.78%) CSS
6 178 (11.96%) .NET Framework
7 171 (11.49%) ASP.NET MVC
8 168 (11.29%) AngularJS
9 166 (11.16%) jQuery
10 165 (11.09%) ASP.NET Web API
11 151 (10.15%) WCF
12 130 (8.74%) XML
13 112 (7.53%) HTML5
14 109 (7.33%) REST
15 100 (6.72%) Entity Framework
16 94 (6.32%) MDX
17 79 (5.31%) Ajax
18 77 (5.17%) JSON
19 68 (4.57%) SOAP
20 66 (4.44%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 149 (10.01%) Analytical Skills
2 84 (5.65%) Greenfield Project
3 67 (4.50%) Data Structures
4 58 (3.90%) Fixed Income
5 53 (3.56%) Enterprise Software
6 49 (3.29%) Replication
7 45 (3.02%) Computer Science
8 37 (2.49%) Algorithms
9 36 (2.42%) Market Risk
10 32 (2.15%) Client/Server
11 31 (2.08%) Clustering
11 31 (2.08%) Equities
12 28 (1.88%) Derivative
13 27 (1.81%) Management Information System
14 25 (1.68%) Credit Risk
15 24 (1.61%) Fintech
16 22 (1.48%) Reference Data
17 21 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 21 (1.41%) N-Tier
18 19 (1.28%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 189 (12.70%) Windows
2 78 (5.24%) Linux
3 51 (3.43%) Unix
4 38 (2.55%) Windows Server
5 13 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (0.74%) Android
6 11 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (0.60%) Solaris
9 8 (0.54%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.27%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.20%) OpenVMS
11 3 (0.20%) VMS
12 2 (0.13%) AIX
12 2 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.13%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.067%) CentOS
13 1 (0.067%) HPUX
13 1 (0.067%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.067%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 540 (36.29%) Agile Software Development
2 428 (28.76%) Business Intelligence
3 332 (22.31%) ETL
4 290 (19.49%) MVC
5 222 (14.92%) Data Modelling
6 194 (13.04%) Migration
7 177 (11.90%) TDD
8 168 (11.29%) Scrum
9 137 (9.21%) SDLC
10 134 (9.01%) Unit Testing
11 101 (6.79%) Performance Tuning
12 100 (6.72%) Data Migration
13 85 (5.71%) Kimball Methodology
14 83 (5.58%) Analytics
15 80 (5.38%) Web Development
16 78 (5.24%) BDD
16 78 (5.24%) Continuous Integration
17 75 (5.04%) OO
18 73 (4.91%) Test Automation
19 68 (4.57%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1358 (91.26%) SQL
2 610 (40.99%) C#
3 287 (19.29%) JavaScript
4 137 (9.21%) Java
5 101 (6.79%) PowerShell
6 86 (5.78%) VB.NET
7 81 (5.44%) Python
8 75 (5.04%) PL/SQL
9 54 (3.63%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 43 (2.89%) TypeScript
11 42 (2.82%) VB
12 38 (2.55%) PHP
13 33 (2.22%) Perl
14 32 (2.15%) VBA
15 28 (1.88%) VB6
16 27 (1.81%) C
17 24 (1.61%) Ruby
18 23 (1.55%) C++
19 21 (1.41%) Shell Script
20 17 (1.14%) R
Qualifications
1 90 (6.05%) Degree
2 54 (3.63%) Security Cleared
3 43 (2.89%) SC Cleared
4 20 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (0.94%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (0.60%) ISTQB
6 9 (0.60%) MCSE
7 8 (0.54%) ISEB
8 6 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (0.40%) MCSA
9 5 (0.34%) MCITP
9 5 (0.34%) MCTS
10 3 (0.20%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.13%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.13%) MCP
11 2 (0.13%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.067%) CFA
12 1 (0.067%) MCPD
12 1 (0.067%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (4.57%) Data Quality
2 44 (2.96%) QA
3 38 (2.55%) MiFID
4 21 (1.41%) SLA
5 10 (0.67%) EMIR
6 9 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.47%) GxP
8 4 (0.27%) Solvency II
9 3 (0.20%) GAAP
10 2 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
10 2 (0.13%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.13%) WCAG
11 1 (0.067%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.067%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.067%) Government Security Classifications
11 1 (0.067%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.067%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.067%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.067%) PSD2
System Software
1 40 (2.69%) Docker
2 24 (1.61%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.27%) HDFS
5 4 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.20%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.13%) Firmware
8 1 (0.067%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.067%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.067%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (0.94%) Puppet
2 8 (0.54%) Microsoft Clustering
3 7 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.40%) Failover Clustering
4 6 (0.40%) Nagios
5 5 (0.34%) Ansible
5 5 (0.34%) Hadoop YARN
6 3 (0.20%) Control-M
6 3 (0.20%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (0.13%) Oozie
7 2 (0.13%) SCOM
7 2 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.067%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.067%) Opsview
8 1 (0.067%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.067%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.067%) SCCM
8 1 (0.067%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.067%) WMI
8 1 (0.067%) WSUS
Vendors
1 497 (33.40%) Microsoft
2 123 (8.27%) Oracle
3 98 (6.59%) Tableau
4 50 (3.36%) Sybase
5 43 (2.89%) SAP
6 32 (2.15%) Sitecore
7 23 (1.55%) IBM
8 19 (1.28%) Talend
9 17 (1.14%) RedGate
10 15 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
10 15 (1.01%) VMware
11 14 (0.94%) Cognos
12 13 (0.87%) Xamarin
13 11 (0.74%) Atlassian
14 10 (0.67%) Informatica
14 10 (0.67%) Solace
14 10 (0.67%) Splunk
15 8 (0.54%) Charles River
15 8 (0.54%) MuleSoft
15 8 (0.54%) Twitter