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 3 months to 27 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
UK / England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 167 164 90
Rank change year-on-year -3 -74  
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 664 791 1178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.54% 1.60% 2.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.67% 4.08% 6.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 496 591 884
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 17
Median hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £20.59
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +57.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.10 £17.23 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.20 £44.75 £29.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £29.00 £20.59
% change year-on-year +30.17% +40.82%  

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 England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 18111 19410 19329
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 41.88% 39.14% 38.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 12445 13524 13140
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 366 425 389
Median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +1.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £16.00 £19.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

T-SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +12 325 £450 +8.10% 113
South East -37 101 £375 - 66
Yorkshire +31 62 £330 -8.96% 33
North West +37 51 £338 +3.84% 50
South West +6 38 £400 +23.07% 22
East of England -12 34 £360 -2.70% 29
West Midlands -14 33 £350 -6.04% 23
East Midlands -13 14 £350 +3.70% 12
North East +29 2 £300 +4.25% 3
Midlands +5 1 - - 36
T-SQL
UK

For the 6 months to 27 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 England region with a requirement for T-SQL.

1 1210 (92.02%) SQL
2 943 (71.71%) SQL Server
3 544 (41.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 538 (40.91%) .NET
5 517 (39.32%) C#
6 495 (37.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 454 (34.52%) Microsoft
8 354 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
9 349 (26.54%) Agile Software Development
10 311 (23.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 307 (23.35%) Finance
12 293 (22.28%) ASP.NET
13 276 (20.99%) ETL
13 276 (20.99%) MVC
14 261 (19.85%) Data Warehouse
15 256 (19.47%) JavaScript
16 219 (16.65%) SQL Server 2008
17 212 (16.12%) SQL Server 2012
18 198 (15.06%) HTML
19 194 (14.75%) Windows
20 186 (14.14%) Web Services
21 178 (13.54%) CSS
22 168 (12.78%) Team Foundation Server
23 156 (11.86%) ASP.NET Web API
24 154 (11.71%) AngularJS
25 153 (11.63%) Visual Studio
26 152 (11.56%) jQuery
27 149 (11.33%) .NET Framework
28 143 (10.87%) Migration
29 142 (10.80%) Microsoft Azure

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 84 (6.39%) IIS
2 63 (4.79%) SharePoint
3 33 (2.51%) CMS
4 20 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
5 18 (1.37%) NServiceBus
6 14 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
7 13 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
8 11 (0.84%) Umbraco
9 10 (0.76%) SAS
10 6 (0.46%) Apache Pig
10 6 (0.46%) Apache Spark
10 6 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.38%) Apache Solr
11 5 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (0.38%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.30%) Anypoint
12 4 (0.30%) Confluence
12 4 (0.30%) DNN
12 4 (0.30%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 115 (8.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (0.99%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.30%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.23%) S-PLUS
7 2 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.15%) SPSS
7 2 (0.15%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 44 (3.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (1.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 16 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (0.61%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.23%) Cognos TM1
5 3 (0.23%) SunGard GMI
6 2 (0.15%) HFM
6 2 (0.15%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (0.15%) iTrent
6 2 (0.15%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.15%) SimCorp Dimension
6 2 (0.15%) Workday HCM
7 1 (0.076%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.076%) Magento
7 1 (0.076%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.076%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.076%) Sage 1000
7 1 (0.076%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.076%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.076%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 142 (10.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (2.66%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (1.67%) SaaS
4 12 (0.91%) AWS Lambda
5 10 (0.76%) IaaS
6 9 (0.68%) PaaS
7 8 (0.61%) GitHub
8 5 (0.38%) Boomi
9 4 (0.30%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (0.30%) Office 365
10 3 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.23%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.23%) Azure Data Factory
10 3 (0.23%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.23%) Route 53
10 3 (0.23%) Trello
11 2 (0.15%) Amazon Kinesis
11 2 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.15%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 21 (1.60%) Firewall
2 10 (0.76%) Internet
3 9 (0.68%) FTP
3 9 (0.68%) Intranet
3 9 (0.68%) SAN
4 4 (0.30%) SSL
5 3 (0.23%) BIG-IP
5 3 (0.23%) DNS
6 2 (0.15%) HTTP
6 2 (0.15%) IPsec
6 2 (0.15%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.15%) Modbus
6 2 (0.15%) VPN
6 2 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.076%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.076%) LAN
7 1 (0.076%) Skype
7 1 (0.076%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.076%) WAN
7 1 (0.076%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 943 (71.71%) SQL Server
2 544 (41.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 495 (37.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 311 (23.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 261 (19.85%) Data Warehouse
6 219 (16.65%) SQL Server 2008
7 212 (16.12%) SQL Server 2012
8 139 (10.57%) SQL Server 2014
9 95 (7.22%) Power BI
10 81 (6.16%) SQL Server 2016
11 70 (5.32%) Relational Database
12 69 (5.25%) SQL Server 2005
13 57 (4.33%) QlikView
14 42 (3.19%) Oracle Database
15 40 (3.04%) OLAP
16 38 (2.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 35 (2.66%) BusinessObjects
18 34 (2.59%) Big Data
19 30 (2.28%) MySQL
20 29 (2.21%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 168 (12.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 153 (11.63%) Visual Studio
3 88 (6.69%) Git (software)
4 54 (4.11%) NUnit
5 37 (2.81%) TeamCity
6 36 (2.74%) JIRA
7 33 (2.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 27 (2.05%) Moq
9 26 (1.98%) MSTest
10 24 (1.83%) Selenium
11 23 (1.75%) Subversion
12 21 (1.60%) Jenkins
13 19 (1.44%) Octopus Deploy
14 16 (1.22%) JSUnit
14 16 (1.22%) MSBuild
15 14 (1.06%) SpecFlow
16 11 (0.84%) Talend Open Studio
17 10 (0.76%) Visual Studio Team System
18 7 (0.53%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
18 7 (0.53%) WiX
General
1 307 (23.35%) Finance
2 106 (8.06%) Banking
3 56 (4.26%) Marketing
4 51 (3.88%) Retail
5 45 (3.42%) Front Office
6 33 (2.51%) Back Office
7 30 (2.28%) Advertising
8 28 (2.13%) Investment Banking
9 24 (1.83%) Telecoms
10 22 (1.67%) Legal
10 22 (1.67%) Manufacturing
11 19 (1.44%) Electronics
12 13 (0.99%) Publishing
13 8 (0.61%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.61%) Games
14 6 (0.46%) Automotive
14 6 (0.46%) Law
14 6 (0.46%) Local Government
14 6 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 908 (69.05%) Developer
2 320 (24.33%) SQL Developer
3 250 (19.01%) .NET Developer
4 181 (13.76%) C# Developer
5 147 (11.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 121 (9.20%) Analyst
7 120 (9.13%) DBA
8 115 (8.75%) C# .NET Developer
9 110 (8.37%) SSIS Developer
10 97 (7.38%) SQL DBA
11 95 (7.22%) Senior Developer
12 90 (6.84%) T-SQL Developer
13 71 (5.40%) SQL BI Developer
13 71 (5.40%) SSRS Developer
14 70 (5.32%) ETL Developer
15 67 (5.10%) SQL Server Developer
16 62 (4.71%) ASP.NET Developer
17 49 (3.73%) Database Developer
18 48 (3.65%) Consultant
18 48 (3.65%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 538 (40.91%) .NET
2 293 (22.28%) ASP.NET
3 198 (15.06%) HTML
4 186 (14.14%) Web Services
5 178 (13.54%) CSS
6 156 (11.86%) ASP.NET Web API
7 154 (11.71%) AngularJS
8 152 (11.56%) jQuery
9 149 (11.33%) .NET Framework
10 139 (10.57%) ASP.NET MVC
11 119 (9.05%) WCF
12 112 (8.52%) XML
13 92 (7.00%) Entity Framework
14 91 (6.92%) HTML5
15 77 (5.86%) REST
16 70 (5.32%) Ajax
17 66 (5.02%) MDX
18 62 (4.71%) JSON
19 56 (4.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 51 (3.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 121 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
2 82 (6.24%) Greenfield Project
3 39 (2.97%) Replication
4 38 (2.89%) Fixed Income
5 35 (2.66%) Clustering
6 33 (2.51%) Data Structures
7 31 (2.36%) Management Information System
8 25 (1.90%) Computer Science
9 23 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 20 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
10 20 (1.52%) NHS
11 18 (1.37%) Client/Server
12 17 (1.29%) Derivative
12 17 (1.29%) User Experience
13 14 (1.06%) Hedge funds
14 13 (0.99%) Algorithms
14 13 (0.99%) Equities
15 10 (0.76%) Fintech
16 8 (0.61%) N-Tier
17 7 (0.53%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 194 (14.75%) Windows
2 96 (7.30%) Linux
3 61 (4.64%) Windows Server
4 46 (3.50%) Unix
5 25 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (1.67%) Solaris
7 20 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (1.14%) Ubuntu
9 14 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.23%) Android
10 3 (0.23%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.23%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.15%) MVS
11 2 (0.15%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.076%) HPUX
12 1 (0.076%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.076%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 354 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
2 349 (26.54%) Agile Software Development
3 276 (20.99%) ETL
3 276 (20.99%) MVC
4 143 (10.87%) Migration
5 141 (10.72%) TDD
6 109 (8.29%) Data Modelling
7 104 (7.91%) Scrum
8 103 (7.83%) Performance Tuning
9 89 (6.77%) SDLC
10 86 (6.54%) Unit Testing
11 83 (6.31%) Data Migration
11 83 (6.31%) OO
12 78 (5.93%) Web Development
13 68 (5.17%) Analytics
14 66 (5.02%) CRM
15 61 (4.64%) Software Engineering
16 57 (4.33%) DevOps
17 55 (4.18%) Continuous Integration
18 53 (4.03%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 1210 (92.02%) SQL
2 517 (39.32%) C#
3 256 (19.47%) JavaScript
4 131 (9.96%) PowerShell
5 106 (8.06%) VB.NET
6 71 (5.40%) Java
6 71 (5.40%) PL/SQL
7 61 (4.64%) VB
8 54 (4.11%) VBA
9 41 (3.12%) TypeScript
10 36 (2.74%) Python
11 34 (2.59%) VBScript
12 31 (2.36%) Shell Script
13 28 (2.13%) VB6
14 25 (1.90%) C
15 21 (1.60%) C++
15 21 (1.60%) Korn
15 21 (1.60%) Perl
16 20 (1.52%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 15 (1.14%) R
Qualifications
1 72 (5.48%) Degree
2 42 (3.19%) Security Cleared
3 30 (2.28%) SC Cleared
4 25 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (0.76%) DV Cleared
7 9 (0.68%) Numerate Degree
8 7 (0.53%) MCITP
8 7 (0.53%) MCSE
9 6 (0.46%) ISEB
9 6 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.38%) MCTS
11 3 (0.23%) Master's Degree
11 3 (0.23%) MCSA
11 3 (0.23%) Sun Certification
12 2 (0.15%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.15%) HNC
12 2 (0.15%) MCDBA
12 2 (0.15%) OCP
12 2 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (2.97%) Data Quality
2 33 (2.51%) QA
3 9 (0.68%) MiFID
4 8 (0.61%) SLA
5 7 (0.53%) EMIR
6 5 (0.38%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.15%) IFRS
7 2 (0.15%) IFRS 9
7 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.076%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.076%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.076%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.076%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.076%) WCAG
System Software
1 20 (1.52%) Docker
2 13 (0.99%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.38%) Hyper-V
3 5 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.30%) HDFS
5 2 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.076%) Cronacle
6 1 (0.076%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.076%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.076%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (1.06%) Control-M
2 9 (0.68%) Microsoft Clustering
3 7 (0.53%) SCOM
4 5 (0.38%) Failover Clustering
4 5 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (0.38%) Nagios
4 5 (0.38%) Puppet
5 4 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (0.23%) Hadoop YARN
6 3 (0.23%) WSUS
7 2 (0.15%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (0.15%) Oozie
7 2 (0.15%) Opsview
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.15%) SCCM
7 2 (0.15%) Terraform
8 1 (0.076%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 1 (0.076%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 454 (34.52%) Microsoft
2 114 (8.67%) Oracle
3 62 (4.71%) SAP
4 48 (3.65%) Sybase
5 42 (3.19%) Tableau
6 26 (1.98%) Sitecore
7 19 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
8 12 (0.91%) IBM
8 12 (0.91%) RedGate
9 11 (0.84%) Talend
10 10 (0.76%) Cognos
11 9 (0.68%) DevExpress
11 9 (0.68%) VMware
12 8 (0.61%) Splunk
12 8 (0.61%) Typemock
12 8 (0.61%) Xamarin
13 7 (0.53%) Google
13 7 (0.53%) HP
13 7 (0.53%) JD Edwards
14 6 (0.46%) MicroStrategy
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