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 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transact-SQL
UK / England
Rank 172 127 130
Rank change year-on-year -45 +3  
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 636 909 844
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.54% 1.87% 1.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.75% 4.86% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 672 602
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £281 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 19
Median hourly rate £17.01 £45.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.21% +87.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.86 £32.50 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.60 £45.00 £39.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -36.15% -  

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 16977 18694 17912
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 41.15% 38.41% 37.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 11700 12877 11747
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 £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 390 445 381
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +12.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.98 £15.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 March 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 23 March 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 -29 307 £425 +3.03% 124
South East +5 98 £395 +5.33% 54
South West +14 54 £350 -3.44% 28
Yorkshire -35 45 £331 -8.62% 38
East of England -22 37 £360 +10.76% 30
West Midlands -1 34 £336 -6.59% 28
North West -23 31 £325 - 56
East Midlands +9 23 £331 -7.98% 17
North East -24 4 £318 -2.30% 7
T-SQL
UK

T-SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

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

1 1354 (94.36%) SQL
2 1068 (74.43%) SQL Server
3 684 (47.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 586 (40.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 543 (37.84%) Microsoft
6 527 (36.72%) C#
7 508 (35.40%) .NET
8 416 (28.99%) Business Intelligence
9 377 (26.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 334 (23.28%) Data Warehouse
11 330 (23.00%) Agile Software Development
12 327 (22.79%) Finance
13 320 (22.30%) ETL
14 272 (18.95%) SQL Server 2012
15 259 (18.05%) SQL Server 2008
16 247 (17.21%) MS Excel
17 238 (16.59%) ASP.NET
18 223 (15.54%) JavaScript
19 211 (14.70%) MVC
20 184 (12.82%) Windows
21 181 (12.61%) Team Foundation Server
22 171 (11.92%) SQL Server 2014
23 163 (11.36%) .NET Framework
24 162 (11.29%) HTML
25 155 (10.80%) Analytical Skills
26 151 (10.52%) Data Modelling
27 147 (10.24%) PowerShell
28 142 (9.90%) CSS
29 141 (9.83%) Microsoft Azure
30 140 (9.76%) Migration

T-SQL
Top Related 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 97 (6.76%) IIS
2 75 (5.23%) SharePoint
3 36 (2.51%) BizTalk Server
4 23 (1.60%) CMS
5 19 (1.32%) Confluence
6 18 (1.25%) Apache Pig
7 15 (1.05%) SAS
8 14 (0.98%) Sitecore CMS
9 10 (0.70%) NServiceBus
10 7 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (0.42%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.35%) Anypoint
12 5 (0.35%) Apache Solr
12 5 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 5 (0.35%) WebSphere Portal
13 4 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
13 4 (0.28%) Skype for Business
13 4 (0.28%) Umbraco
14 3 (0.21%) Apache
Applications
1 247 (17.21%) MS Excel
2 28 (1.95%) MS Office
3 14 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (0.84%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.63%) MS Project
6 7 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.21%) S-PLUS
7 3 (0.21%) SPSS
8 2 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.14%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.14%) LaTeX
8 2 (0.14%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 43 (3.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (1.53%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.35%) Workday HCM
5 3 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
5 3 (0.21%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.21%) Sage 1000
6 2 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.14%) Relativity
7 1 (0.070%) BPCS
7 1 (0.070%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.070%) Magento
7 1 (0.070%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.070%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.070%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.070%) SystmOne
7 1 (0.070%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 141 (9.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (1.25%) GitHub
3 17 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (1.18%) IaaS
4 16 (1.11%) PaaS
5 11 (0.77%) Google Analytics
6 10 (0.70%) SaaS
7 9 (0.63%) Boomi
8 7 (0.49%) Data Lake Analytics
9 5 (0.35%) Office 365
10 2 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.14%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.14%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.14%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.14%) Route 53
10 2 (0.14%) Yammer
11 1 (0.070%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.070%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 25 (1.74%) Firewall
2 15 (1.05%) FTP
3 9 (0.63%) Intranet
4 7 (0.49%) DNS
5 6 (0.42%) SAN
6 5 (0.35%) Internet
7 4 (0.28%) HTTP
7 4 (0.28%) Kerberos
8 3 (0.21%) DHCP
8 3 (0.21%) SSL
8 3 (0.21%) VLAN
8 3 (0.21%) VPN
9 2 (0.14%) BIG-IP
9 2 (0.14%) LAN
9 2 (0.14%) LDAP
9 2 (0.14%) Modbus
9 2 (0.14%) Skype
9 2 (0.14%) WAN
10 1 (0.070%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.070%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1068 (74.43%) SQL Server
2 684 (47.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 586 (40.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 377 (26.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 334 (23.28%) Data Warehouse
6 272 (18.95%) SQL Server 2012
7 259 (18.05%) SQL Server 2008
8 171 (11.92%) SQL Server 2014
9 99 (6.90%) Power BI
9 99 (6.90%) QlikView
10 64 (4.46%) SQL Server 2005
11 62 (4.32%) SQL Server 2016
12 56 (3.90%) Relational Database
13 53 (3.69%) Big Data
14 51 (3.55%) OLAP
15 46 (3.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 44 (3.07%) Oracle Database
17 37 (2.58%) BusinessObjects
18 30 (2.09%) Hadoop
18 30 (2.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 181 (12.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 119 (8.29%) Visual Studio
3 86 (5.99%) Git (software)
4 50 (3.48%) NUnit
5 49 (3.41%) Subversion
6 43 (3.00%) MSTest
7 41 (2.86%) JIRA
8 33 (2.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 30 (2.09%) Selenium
9 30 (2.09%) TeamCity
10 27 (1.88%) SpecFlow
11 22 (1.53%) Jenkins
12 19 (1.32%) Moq
12 19 (1.32%) MSBuild
13 15 (1.05%) WebDriver
14 8 (0.56%) JSUnit
14 8 (0.56%) Visual Studio Team System
15 7 (0.49%) MSI
15 7 (0.49%) WiX
16 6 (0.42%) Eclipse
General
1 327 (22.79%) Finance
2 132 (9.20%) Banking
3 63 (4.39%) Retail
4 58 (4.04%) Advertising
5 54 (3.76%) Front Office
6 44 (3.07%) Back Office
7 33 (2.30%) Marketing
8 20 (1.39%) Legal
9 19 (1.32%) Investment Banking
9 19 (1.32%) Manufacturing
10 18 (1.25%) Retail Banking
11 15 (1.05%) Corporate Banking
12 13 (0.91%) Telecoms
13 10 (0.70%) Financial Institution
14 9 (0.63%) Games
15 8 (0.56%) Electronics
15 8 (0.56%) Publishing
16 5 (0.35%) Law
16 5 (0.35%) Private Banking
17 4 (0.28%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 916 (63.83%) Developer
2 380 (26.48%) SQL Developer
3 200 (13.94%) .NET Developer
4 180 (12.54%) Analyst
5 166 (11.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 166 (11.57%) C# Developer
6 163 (11.36%) DBA
7 129 (8.99%) SQL DBA
8 120 (8.36%) SSIS Developer
9 100 (6.97%) T-SQL Developer
10 99 (6.90%) SQL Server Developer
11 95 (6.62%) C# .NET Developer
12 81 (5.64%) Senior Developer
13 80 (5.57%) ETL Developer
14 70 (4.88%) SQL Analyst
14 70 (4.88%) SSRS Developer
15 63 (4.39%) SQL BI Developer
16 61 (4.25%) SQL Server DBA
17 54 (3.76%) Consultant
18 52 (3.62%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 508 (35.40%) .NET
2 238 (16.59%) ASP.NET
3 163 (11.36%) .NET Framework
4 162 (11.29%) HTML
5 142 (9.90%) CSS
6 129 (8.99%) jQuery
6 129 (8.99%) XML
7 125 (8.71%) Web Services
8 119 (8.29%) AngularJS
9 112 (7.80%) ASP.NET MVC
10 109 (7.60%) WCF
11 100 (6.97%) ASP.NET Web API
12 95 (6.62%) Entity Framework
13 76 (5.30%) MDX
14 63 (4.39%) HTML5
15 60 (4.18%) WPF
16 58 (4.04%) RESTful
17 54 (3.76%) Ajax
18 51 (3.55%) LINQ
18 51 (3.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 155 (10.80%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (3.83%) Management Information System
3 45 (3.14%) Replication
4 32 (2.23%) Clustering
5 30 (2.09%) Computer Science
5 30 (2.09%) NHS
6 23 (1.60%) Data Structures
7 22 (1.53%) Fixed Income
8 16 (1.11%) Derivative
9 15 (1.05%) Hedge funds
10 13 (0.91%) Data Centre
10 13 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 13 (0.91%) User Experience
11 12 (0.84%) Client/Server
12 11 (0.77%) Mobile App
13 10 (0.70%) Fintech
14 9 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
15 8 (0.56%) N-Tier
16 6 (0.42%) Equities
16 6 (0.42%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 184 (12.82%) Windows
2 80 (5.57%) Linux
3 70 (4.88%) Windows Server
4 29 (2.02%) Unix
5 15 (1.05%) Solaris
5 15 (1.05%) Ubuntu
5 15 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (0.42%) MVS
9 5 (0.35%) Android
10 4 (0.28%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.21%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.14%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.070%) AIX
13 1 (0.070%) CentOS
13 1 (0.070%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.070%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 416 (28.99%) Business Intelligence
2 330 (23.00%) Agile Software Development
3 320 (22.30%) ETL
4 211 (14.70%) MVC
5 151 (10.52%) Data Modelling
6 140 (9.76%) Migration
7 124 (8.64%) Performance Tuning
8 112 (7.80%) TDD
9 99 (6.90%) Analytics
10 97 (6.76%) Scrum
11 87 (6.06%) Data Analysis
12 82 (5.71%) SDLC
13 81 (5.64%) Data Migration
14 80 (5.57%) OO
15 65 (4.53%) DevOps
16 59 (4.11%) Kimball Methodology
17 55 (3.83%) CRM
18 54 (3.76%) Continuous Integration
18 54 (3.76%) Visualisation
19 53 (3.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1354 (94.36%) SQL
2 527 (36.72%) C#
3 223 (15.54%) JavaScript
4 147 (10.24%) PowerShell
5 106 (7.39%) VB.NET
6 72 (5.02%) PL/SQL
7 70 (4.88%) VB
8 65 (4.53%) Java
9 57 (3.97%) VBA
10 38 (2.65%) VBScript
11 31 (2.16%) Shell Script
12 27 (1.88%) Python
12 27 (1.88%) TypeScript
13 22 (1.53%) VB6
14 20 (1.39%) R
15 19 (1.32%) Perl
16 18 (1.25%) C
17 16 (1.11%) C++
17 16 (1.11%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 16 (1.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 94 (6.55%) Degree
2 35 (2.44%) Security Cleared
3 31 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (1.67%) SC Cleared
5 8 (0.56%) MCITP
5 8 (0.56%) MCSE
6 3 (0.21%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.21%) MCDBA
6 3 (0.21%) OCP
6 3 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (0.21%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.21%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.14%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.14%) CFA
7 2 (0.14%) HNC
7 2 (0.14%) ISEB
7 2 (0.14%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.14%) MCTS
8 1 (0.070%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (3.21%) QA
2 45 (3.14%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (0.49%) Solvency II
4 5 (0.35%) Basel III
4 5 (0.35%) CRD IV
5 4 (0.28%) SLA
6 3 (0.21%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.14%) IFRS
7 2 (0.14%) IFRS 9
7 2 (0.14%) MiFID
7 2 (0.14%) PMO
8 1 (0.070%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.070%) EMIR
8 1 (0.070%) HL7
8 1 (0.070%) WCAG
System Software
1 34 (2.37%) Active Directory
2 14 (0.98%) Docker
3 10 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.35%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.21%) HDFS
6 3 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.21%) XenApp
6 3 (0.21%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.21%) XenServer
7 2 (0.14%) Cronacle
7 2 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.070%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.070%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.070%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.070%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.070%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 23 (1.60%) SCOM
2 17 (1.18%) Control-M
3 12 (0.84%) Nagios
3 12 (0.84%) Puppet
4 8 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.49%) ITRS Geneos
6 5 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (0.35%) Microsoft Clustering
6 5 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (0.28%) Ansible
7 4 (0.28%) Data Guard
7 4 (0.28%) Failover Clustering
7 4 (0.28%) WSUS
8 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 3 (0.21%) SCCM
8 3 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.14%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.14%) Rundeck
10 1 (0.070%) Opsview
Vendors
1 543 (37.84%) Microsoft
2 130 (9.06%) Oracle
3 77 (5.37%) Tableau
4 53 (3.69%) SAP
5 51 (3.55%) Sybase
6 21 (1.46%) Sitecore
7 17 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
8 16 (1.11%) Cognos
8 16 (1.11%) RedGate
9 15 (1.05%) Cloudera
9 15 (1.05%) Google
9 15 (1.05%) Hortonworks
10 12 (0.84%) Teradata
11 11 (0.77%) IBM
11 11 (0.77%) VMware
11 11 (0.77%) Xamarin
12 10 (0.70%) Greenplum
12 10 (0.70%) Netezza
12 10 (0.70%) Vertica
13 9 (0.63%) MicroStrategy
Brighton, East Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 hours ago
Wolverhampton
Noir Consulting
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leamington Spa
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Ashdown IT
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Dupen Recruitment Services
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Rochdale
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Code Red Associates
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £340 - £370 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 8 days ago
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago