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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 1 July 2022 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
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 258 278 177
Rank change year-on-year +20 -101 +26
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 734 512 566
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.02% 0.98% 1.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.74% 2.40% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 605 337 417
10th Percentile £351 £300 £325
25th Percentile £413 £350 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £515 £433 £450
Median % change year-on-year +19.08% -3.89% +8.43%
75th Percentile £613 £550 £550
90th Percentile £710 £650 £688
UK median daily rate £513 £438 £450
% change year-on-year +17.14% -2.78% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 10
10th Percentile £32.23 £34.25 £16.37
25th Percentile - £37.15 £17.13
Median hourly rate £35.00 £48.30 £22.84
Median % change year-on-year -27.54% +111.51% -18.26%
75th Percentile £63.60 £54.69 £26.05
90th Percentile £64.08 £55.00 £35.71
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £48.30 £22.84
% change year-on-year -27.54% +111.51% -18.26%

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 26,748 21,345 15,368
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 37.13% 40.84% 41.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 19,800 15,245 11,035
10th Percentile £388 £340 £325
25th Percentile £463 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £554 £505 £500
Median % change year-on-year +9.70% +1.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £675 £613 £594
90th Percentile £775 £700 £675
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 475 395 252
10th Percentile £20.00 £16.61 £17.83
25th Percentile £35.00 £24.40 £22.50
Median hourly rate £52.50 £42.50 £42.50
Median % change year-on-year +23.53% - -5.38%
75th Percentile £64.13 £53.75 £50.00
90th Percentile £75.00 £64.00 £60.90
UK median hourly rate £52.25 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +22.94% - -3.41%

T-SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for T-SQL in England

T-SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing T-SQL in England.

Daily rate trend for T-SQL in England

T-SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing T-SQL in England over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for T-SQL in England

T-SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing T-SQL in England.

Hourly rate trend for T-SQL in England

T-SQL
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing T-SQL in England over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

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 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
London -13 429 £530 +6.00% 80
North of England -10 83 £463 +23.33% 33
South East -3 75 £513 +36.67% 37
North West -2 59 £469 +44.23% 19
Midlands -41 42 £475 +16.92% 41
West Midlands -29 31 £425 -6.59% 21
South West -18 22 £500 +29.03% 23
Yorkshire -23 20 £450 +50.00% 13
East of England -16 17 £450 +5.88% 10
East Midlands -17 11 £475 +40.74% 20
North East -11 4 £469 -10.71% 1
T-SQL
UK

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, IT contractor jobs citing T-SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for T-SQL.

1 666 (90.74%) SQL
2 538 (73.30%) SQL Server
3 307 (41.83%) Azure
4 297 (40.46%) C#
5 262 (35.69%) .NET
6 243 (33.11%) Business Intelligence
7 242 (32.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 222 (30.25%) DevOps
9 215 (29.29%) Microsoft
10 189 (25.75%) Finance
11 185 (25.20%) Power Platform
12 182 (24.80%) Power BI
13 175 (23.84%) ETL
14 168 (22.89%) Agile
15 166 (22.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 141 (19.21%) JavaScript
17 138 (18.80%) Data Warehouse
18 130 (17.71%) Oracle
19 125 (17.03%) Azure DevOps
20 120 (16.35%) PL/SQL
20 120 (16.35%) Git (software)
21 111 (15.12%) AWS
22 109 (14.85%) PowerShell
23 106 (14.44%) Social Skills
24 104 (14.17%) .NET Framework
25 101 (13.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
25 101 (13.76%) Windows
26 99 (13.49%) Analytics
27 95 (12.94%) Banking
27 95 (12.94%) Migration

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 43 (5.86%) SharePoint
2 26 (3.54%) BizTalk Server
3 14 (1.91%) Apache Spark
3 14 (1.91%) IIS
4 8 (1.09%) Confluence
5 7 (0.95%) Apache Pig
6 5 (0.68%) Oracle Coherence
6 5 (0.68%) SAS
7 3 (0.41%) Apache
7 3 (0.41%) Apache Airflow
8 2 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.27%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.14%) Jupyter
9 1 (0.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 47 (6.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (2.59%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.82%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (0.68%) NetSuite
1 5 (0.68%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.27%) Carpe Diem
4 2 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.27%) Elite 3E
4 2 (0.27%) ResourceLink
4 2 (0.27%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.14%) Cerner Millennium
5 1 (0.14%) IBM Planning Analytics
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.14%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 307 (41.83%) Azure
2 185 (25.20%) Power Platform
3 125 (17.03%) Azure DevOps
4 111 (15.12%) AWS
5 64 (8.72%) Azure Data Factory
6 48 (6.54%) Serverless
7 40 (5.45%) Azure Functions
8 36 (4.90%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 36 (4.90%) Microsoft 365
9 30 (4.09%) Azure Service Bus
10 29 (3.95%) Azure Storage
11 28 (3.81%) Azure Logic Apps
12 26 (3.54%) Azure Cosmos DB
12 26 (3.54%) SaaS
13 24 (3.27%) PowerApps
14 23 (3.13%) Power Automate
15 17 (2.32%) AWS Lambda
15 17 (2.32%) Azure Active Directory
15 17 (2.32%) PaaS
16 16 (2.18%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.82%) Internet
2 5 (0.68%) DNS
2 5 (0.68%) Multicast
3 4 (0.54%) iSCSI
4 3 (0.41%) DHCP
4 3 (0.41%) Firewall
4 3 (0.41%) Kerberos
4 3 (0.41%) VPN
5 2 (0.27%) FTP
6 1 (0.14%) 5G
6 1 (0.14%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.14%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.14%) SAN
6 1 (0.14%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 538 (73.30%) SQL Server
2 242 (32.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 182 (24.80%) Power BI
4 166 (22.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 138 (18.80%) Data Warehouse
6 101 (13.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 82 (11.17%) Azure SQL Database
8 54 (7.36%) Oracle Database
9 52 (7.08%) Data Lake
10 46 (6.27%) Relational Database
11 42 (5.72%) PostgreSQL
12 39 (5.31%) Tableau
13 28 (3.81%) Amazon RDS
13 28 (3.81%) NoSQL
14 25 (3.41%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 22 (3.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 22 (3.00%) MongoDB
16 20 (2.72%) QlikView
16 20 (2.72%) RDBMS
17 13 (1.77%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 120 (16.35%) Git (software)
2 78 (10.63%) Visual Studio
3 37 (5.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 32 (4.36%) JIRA
5 30 (4.09%) NUnit
6 29 (3.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 12 (1.63%) Bitbucket
7 12 (1.63%) Jenkins
8 11 (1.50%) SpecFlow
9 10 (1.36%) Jasmine
9 10 (1.36%) TeamCity
10 9 (1.23%) Eclipse
10 9 (1.23%) Moq
11 7 (0.95%) Artifactory
11 7 (0.95%) Visual Studio Code
12 6 (0.82%) Octopus Deploy
13 4 (0.54%) Pylint
14 3 (0.41%) Serena SBM
14 3 (0.41%) Subversion
14 3 (0.41%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 189 (25.75%) Finance
2 106 (14.44%) Social Skills
3 95 (12.94%) Banking
4 51 (6.95%) Public Sector
5 38 (5.18%) Analytical Skills
6 34 (4.63%) Investment Banking
7 18 (2.45%) Legal
8 15 (2.04%) Front Office
9 14 (1.91%) Marketing
10 12 (1.63%) Telecoms
11 11 (1.50%) Law
12 10 (1.36%) Back Office
12 10 (1.36%) Manufacturing
13 9 (1.23%) Electronics
14 8 (1.09%) Advertising
15 5 (0.68%) Influencing Skills
16 4 (0.54%) Documentation Skills
16 4 (0.54%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.54%) Local Government
16 4 (0.54%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 438 (59.67%) Developer
2 122 (16.62%) C# Developer
3 109 (14.85%) .NET Developer
4 105 (14.31%) SQL Developer
5 81 (11.04%) C# .NET Developer
6 71 (9.67%) DBA
7 67 (9.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 65 (8.86%) Analyst
9 59 (8.04%) Data Engineer
10 52 (7.08%) SQL DBA
11 41 (5.59%) Software Developer
12 34 (4.63%) Azure Developer
13 27 (3.68%) Full Stack Developer
14 25 (3.41%) Data Analyst
15 24 (3.27%) Senior Developer
16 21 (2.86%) Database Developer
17 20 (2.72%) SQL Server DBA
18 19 (2.59%) SQL BI Developer
18 19 (2.59%) SQL Server Developer
19 18 (2.45%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 262 (35.69%) .NET
2 104 (14.17%) .NET Framework
3 84 (11.44%) ASP.NET
4 80 (10.90%) CSS
5 79 (10.76%) HTML
6 59 (8.04%) jQuery
7 54 (7.36%) .NET Core
8 49 (6.68%) React
9 48 (6.54%) ASP.NET Web API
10 45 (6.13%) AngularJS
11 42 (5.72%) Entity Framework
11 42 (5.72%) REST
12 35 (4.77%) HTML5
13 34 (4.63%) JSON
14 30 (4.09%) XML
15 27 (3.68%) MDX
16 23 (3.13%) RESTful
16 23 (3.13%) SOAP
16 23 (3.13%) WPF
17 22 (3.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 32 (4.36%) Replication
2 30 (4.09%) Legacy Systems
3 26 (3.54%) Reinsurance
4 25 (3.41%) Clustering
5 19 (2.59%) Data Structures
6 17 (2.32%) NHS
7 16 (2.18%) Legacy Code
7 16 (2.18%) Reference Data
7 16 (2.18%) User Experience
8 15 (2.04%) Cloud Native
8 15 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
9 12 (1.63%) Self-Motivation
10 11 (1.50%) Cybercrime
11 9 (1.23%) Algorithms
12 7 (0.95%) Credit Risk
12 7 (0.95%) Management Information System
12 7 (0.95%) Virtual Team
13 6 (0.82%) Linux Command Line
14 5 (0.68%) Client/Server
14 5 (0.68%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 101 (13.76%) Windows
2 29 (3.95%) Linux
3 26 (3.54%) Windows Server
4 13 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (0.95%) Debian
6 7 (0.95%) Ubuntu
7 5 (0.68%) Windows Server 2019
8 4 (0.54%) Windows Server 2016
9 3 (0.41%) Solaris
10 2 (0.27%) Unix
10 2 (0.27%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (33.11%) Business Intelligence
2 222 (30.25%) DevOps
3 175 (23.84%) ETL
4 168 (22.89%) Agile
5 99 (13.49%) Analytics
6 95 (12.94%) Migration
7 86 (11.72%) Problem-Solving
8 75 (10.22%) Full Stack Development
9 74 (10.08%) Data Analysis
10 73 (9.95%) Data Modelling
11 67 (9.13%) CI/CD
12 65 (8.86%) Performance Tuning
13 62 (8.45%) Disaster Recovery
14 53 (7.22%) Software Engineering
15 50 (6.81%) Microservices
15 50 (6.81%) Scrum
16 47 (6.40%) Data Migration
17 45 (6.13%) MVC
18 43 (5.86%) SDLC
19 40 (5.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 666 (90.74%) SQL
2 297 (40.46%) C#
3 141 (19.21%) JavaScript
4 120 (16.35%) PL/SQL
5 109 (14.85%) PowerShell
6 91 (12.40%) Python
7 51 (6.95%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 41 (5.59%) VB
9 40 (5.45%) VBA
10 34 (4.63%) Go
11 29 (3.95%) TypeScript
12 28 (3.81%) VB.NET
13 27 (3.68%) Java
14 25 (3.41%) C
15 21 (2.86%) C++
16 13 (1.77%) Bash
17 10 (1.36%) Perl
17 10 (1.36%) R
18 9 (1.23%) Delphi
18 9 (1.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 92 (12.53%) Security Cleared
2 79 (10.76%) SC Cleared
3 22 (3.00%) Degree
4 10 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (1.23%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (0.54%) MCSA
8 3 (0.41%) MCP
8 3 (0.41%) MCSE
8 3 (0.41%) RHCSA
9 2 (0.27%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.27%) MCITP
10 1 (0.14%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.14%) HP APS
10 1 (0.14%) MCPD
10 1 (0.14%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.13%) Data Quality
2 19 (2.59%) QA
3 9 (1.23%) GDPR
4 6 (0.82%) MiFID
5 5 (0.68%) EMIR
5 5 (0.68%) IFRS
5 5 (0.68%) IFRS 17
5 5 (0.68%) SLA
6 4 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.41%) Accessibility
8 1 (0.14%) DICOM
8 1 (0.14%) HL7
8 1 (0.14%) LOINC
8 1 (0.14%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 23 (3.13%) Docker
2 15 (2.04%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.68%) GridGain
6 4 (0.54%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 32 (4.36%) Kubernetes
2 23 (3.13%) Ansible
3 11 (1.50%) Kibana
4 9 (1.23%) Terraform
5 7 (0.95%) Control-M
6 4 (0.54%) ZABBIX
7 3 (0.41%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.41%) Data Guard
7 3 (0.41%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.27%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.27%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 2 (0.27%) LiteSpeed
8 2 (0.27%) NetVault Backup
8 2 (0.27%) QRadar
8 2 (0.27%) SCOM
8 2 (0.27%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.14%) Grafana
9 1 (0.14%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 215 (29.29%) Microsoft
2 130 (17.71%) Oracle
3 39 (5.31%) Databricks
4 37 (5.04%) SAP
5 36 (4.90%) Citrix
6 22 (3.00%) VMware
7 19 (2.59%) Red Hat
8 17 (2.32%) MuleSoft
9 11 (1.50%) Informatica
10 10 (1.36%) DevExpress
10 10 (1.36%) Google
10 10 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (0.95%) BiZZdesign
11 7 (0.95%) Cloudera
11 7 (0.95%) ServiceNow
11 7 (0.95%) Sun
12 6 (0.82%) Dynatrace
12 6 (0.82%) TIBCO
13 4 (0.54%) BMC
13 4 (0.54%) JD Edwards