Period
to 21 January 2020

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 21 January 2020 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
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 202 163 184
Rank change year-on-year -39 +21 -27
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 877 1,545 1,351
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.32% 1.71% 1.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.21% 3.82% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 617 1,188 1,067
England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £313 £313 £305
90th Percentile £566 £575 £600
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 19
England median hourly rate £30.50 £24.38 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.13% -9.72% +49.01%
10th Percentile £18.45 £17.28 £17.65
90th Percentile £72.68 £54.38 £56.20
UK median hourly rate £30.50 £24.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year +27.08% -11.11% +34.19%

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 27,283 40,480 38,607
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 41.13% 44.70% 42.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,936 28,684 27,463
England median daily rate £485 £480 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.04% +1.05% +11.76%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 538 600 695
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £17.15 £17.65 £17.10
90th Percentile £55.00 £52.50 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.19 £40.00
% change year-on-year +0.73% +5.48% -

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 21 January 2020.

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 21 January 2020.

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 21 January 2020. 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 -16 403 £475 -1.04% 112
South East +22 168 £425 +6.58% 120
North of England -43 134 £388 +3.33% 126
South West -33 73 £410 -2.38% 49
Midlands -7 66 £350 -6.67% 100
North West -20 63 £363 +5.45% 68
Yorkshire -30 62 £400 +3.23% 45
East Midlands +13 34 £350 -6.67% 45
West Midlands -4 32 £325 -13.33% 55
East of England -21 30 £400 - 51
North East +17 9 £419 +16.32% 13
T-SQL
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 2020, 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.

1 824 (93.96%) SQL
2 622 (70.92%) SQL Server
3 391 (44.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 318 (36.26%) .NET
5 311 (35.46%) Microsoft
6 290 (33.07%) Business Intelligence
7 286 (32.61%) C#
8 264 (30.10%) Agile Software Development
8 264 (30.10%) Azure
9 258 (29.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 248 (28.28%) Data Warehouse
11 203 (23.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 197 (22.46%) ETL
13 165 (18.81%) Power BI
13 165 (18.81%) Power Platform
14 163 (18.59%) Finance
15 153 (17.45%) JavaScript
16 118 (13.45%) ASP.NET
17 116 (13.23%) Oracle
18 111 (12.66%) CSS
18 111 (12.66%) HTML
18 111 (12.66%) XML
18 111 (12.66%) MVC
19 106 (12.09%) AngularJS
20 104 (11.86%) .NET Framework
21 101 (11.52%) Microsoft Excel
22 94 (10.72%) JSON
22 94 (10.72%) DevOps
23 93 (10.60%) Git (software)
23 93 (10.60%) 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 39 (4.45%) Confluence
2 29 (3.31%) IIS
3 24 (2.74%) JBoss
3 24 (2.74%) WebLogic
4 22 (2.51%) MQSeries
4 22 (2.51%) Red Hat Fuse
5 18 (2.05%) SharePoint
6 9 (1.03%) Anypoint
7 7 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (0.68%) CMS
8 6 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (0.57%) Jetty
9 5 (0.57%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.46%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (0.34%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.23%) Apache
12 2 (0.23%) ArcGIS
12 2 (0.23%) EPiServer
12 2 (0.23%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 101 (11.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (0.80%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.11%) Adobe XD
4 1 (0.11%) Figma
4 1 (0.11%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.11%) SPSS
4 1 (0.11%) Stata
Business Applications
1 9 (1.03%) Dynamics NAV
2 7 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.34%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.34%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.34%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.11%) Aareon QL
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.11%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.11%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.11%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 1 (0.11%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 264 (30.10%) Azure
2 165 (18.81%) Power Platform
3 58 (6.61%) Azure Data Factory
4 46 (5.25%) AWS
5 40 (4.56%) GitHub
6 26 (2.96%) Azure Functions
6 26 (2.96%) Serverless
7 22 (2.51%) Azure Active Directory
8 18 (2.05%) SaaS
9 13 (1.48%) Dynamics 365
9 13 (1.48%) IaaS
9 13 (1.48%) npm
9 13 (1.48%) PaaS
10 7 (0.80%) Google Sheets
10 7 (0.80%) Office 365
11 4 (0.46%) Data Lake Analytics
12 3 (0.34%) BrowserStack
13 2 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.23%) Google Analytics
13 2 (0.23%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.91%) DNS
2 5 (0.57%) Internet
2 5 (0.57%) SAN
3 3 (0.34%) Network Security
4 2 (0.23%) DHCP
4 2 (0.23%) Intranet
4 2 (0.23%) Skype
4 2 (0.23%) SSH
4 2 (0.23%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.11%) Extranet
5 1 (0.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 622 (70.92%) SQL Server
2 391 (44.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 258 (29.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 248 (28.28%) Data Warehouse
5 203 (23.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 165 (18.81%) Power BI
7 77 (8.78%) Azure SQL Database
8 64 (7.30%) SQL Server 2016
9 62 (7.07%) SQL Server 2008
10 57 (6.50%) SQL Server 2012
11 53 (6.04%) Relational Database
12 40 (4.56%) SQL Server 2014
13 32 (3.65%) Oracle Database
14 29 (3.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 29 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
14 29 (3.31%) Star Schema
15 28 (3.19%) Data Lake
15 28 (3.19%) NoSQL
16 27 (3.08%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
17 23 (2.62%) DTS
Development Applications
1 93 (10.60%) Git (software)
1 93 (10.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 70 (7.98%) JIRA
3 66 (7.53%) Visual Studio
4 36 (4.10%) NUnit
4 36 (4.10%) Selenium
5 26 (2.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 18 (2.05%) Visual Studio Team System
7 12 (1.37%) gulp
8 10 (1.14%) Jenkins
8 10 (1.14%) Subversion
9 9 (1.03%) Bitbucket
9 9 (1.03%) Moq
9 9 (1.03%) Rational Team Concert
9 9 (1.03%) tSQLt
9 9 (1.03%) webpack
10 8 (0.91%) jspm
10 8 (0.91%) Maven
11 7 (0.80%) JUnit
11 7 (0.80%) ReSharper
General
1 163 (18.59%) Finance
2 47 (5.36%) Banking
3 41 (4.68%) Public Sector
4 33 (3.76%) Retail
5 19 (2.17%) Legal
6 17 (1.94%) Back Office
7 13 (1.48%) Law
7 13 (1.48%) Manufacturing
8 9 (1.03%) Advertising
9 8 (0.91%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.68%) Front Office
10 6 (0.68%) Local Government
10 6 (0.68%) Marketing
11 2 (0.23%) Electronics
11 2 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.23%) Publishing
12 1 (0.11%) Automotive
12 1 (0.11%) Billing
12 1 (0.11%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 585 (66.70%) Developer
2 204 (23.26%) SQL Developer
3 124 (14.14%) .NET Developer
4 116 (13.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 82 (9.35%) Analyst
6 73 (8.32%) C# Developer
7 59 (6.73%) Senior Developer
8 55 (6.27%) DBA
9 52 (5.93%) Azure Developer
10 48 (5.47%) SQL DBA
11 47 (5.36%) SQL Server Developer
12 43 (4.90%) SQL BI Developer
13 38 (4.33%) Architect
14 36 (4.10%) SSIS Developer
15 35 (3.99%) Data Engineer
15 35 (3.99%) ETL Developer
16 33 (3.76%) T-SQL Developer
17 29 (3.31%) Power BI Developer
18 26 (2.96%) Consultant
19 24 (2.74%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 318 (36.26%) .NET
2 118 (13.45%) ASP.NET
3 111 (12.66%) CSS
3 111 (12.66%) HTML
3 111 (12.66%) XML
4 106 (12.09%) AngularJS
5 104 (11.86%) .NET Framework
6 94 (10.72%) JSON
7 84 (9.58%) ASP.NET Web API
8 67 (7.64%) MDX
9 62 (7.07%) REST
10 59 (6.73%) .NET Core
11 58 (6.61%) jQuery
12 56 (6.39%) Entity Framework
13 52 (5.93%) WCF
14 51 (5.82%) ASP.NET MVC
15 46 (5.25%) HTML5
15 46 (5.25%) Web Services
16 45 (5.13%) React
17 39 (4.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 85 (9.69%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
3 20 (2.28%) Mobile App
3 20 (2.28%) NHS
4 19 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
5 16 (1.82%) Management Information System
6 14 (1.60%) Data Structures
7 13 (1.48%) User Experience
7 13 (1.48%) Virtual Team
8 10 (1.14%) Derivative
8 10 (1.14%) Replication
9 9 (1.03%) Fixed Income
10 8 (0.91%) Credit Derivative
10 8 (0.91%) Credit Risk
10 8 (0.91%) Hedge funds
10 8 (0.91%) Self-Motivation
11 7 (0.80%) Clustering
12 6 (0.68%) Data Centre
12 6 (0.68%) Public Cloud
12 6 (0.68%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 51 (5.82%) Windows
2 19 (2.17%) Android
3 14 (1.60%) Apple iOS
3 14 (1.60%) Unix
4 13 (1.48%) Windows Server
5 9 (1.03%) Linux
5 9 (1.03%) VMS
6 4 (0.46%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.34%) CentOS
7 3 (0.34%) HPUX
8 2 (0.23%) Debian
8 2 (0.23%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.23%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.11%) Solaris
9 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 290 (33.07%) Business Intelligence
2 264 (30.10%) Agile Software Development
3 197 (22.46%) ETL
4 111 (12.66%) MVC
5 94 (10.72%) DevOps
6 87 (9.92%) Data Modelling
7 83 (9.46%) TDD
8 71 (8.10%) Scrum
9 69 (7.87%) Migration
10 68 (7.75%) Problem-Solving
11 64 (7.30%) Performance Tuning
11 64 (7.30%) Test Automation
12 60 (6.84%) Analytics
13 58 (6.61%) SDLC
14 55 (6.27%) Kimball Methodology
15 53 (6.04%) Visualisation
16 48 (5.47%) Waterfall
17 46 (5.25%) BDD
17 46 (5.25%) Data Analysis
17 46 (5.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 824 (93.96%) SQL
2 286 (32.61%) C#
3 153 (17.45%) JavaScript
4 76 (8.67%) PL/SQL
5 74 (8.44%) PowerShell
6 53 (6.04%) Python
7 47 (5.36%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 47 (5.36%) VB.NET
8 43 (4.90%) Java
9 30 (3.42%) VBA
10 22 (2.51%) TypeScript
11 21 (2.39%) VB
12 14 (1.60%) C
13 12 (1.37%) Scala
13 12 (1.37%) VBScript
14 9 (1.03%) C++
15 7 (0.80%) Perl
16 6 (0.68%) PHP
16 6 (0.68%) Ruby
16 6 (0.68%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 60 (6.84%) Security Cleared
2 58 (6.61%) Degree
3 49 (5.59%) SC Cleared
4 24 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (2.05%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (0.91%) MCITP
7 7 (0.80%) DV Cleared
8 6 (0.68%) ACCA
8 6 (0.68%) CIMA
8 6 (0.68%) MCSE
9 5 (0.57%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.34%) MCDBA
10 3 (0.34%) MCP
10 3 (0.34%) MCPD
10 3 (0.34%) MCTS
10 3 (0.34%) PhD
11 2 (0.23%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.11%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (4.10%) Data Quality
2 30 (3.42%) QA
3 5 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (0.57%) SLA
4 3 (0.34%) GDPR
5 1 (0.11%) GAAP
5 1 (0.11%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 42 (4.79%) Active Directory
2 27 (3.08%) Docker
3 6 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.34%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (1.71%) MIIS
2 8 (0.91%) Kubernetes
2 8 (0.91%) Terraform
3 3 (0.34%) Control-M
3 3 (0.34%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (0.23%) Puppet
4 2 (0.23%) Salt
5 1 (0.11%) Automic
5 1 (0.11%) Foglight
5 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.11%) SCCM
5 1 (0.11%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 311 (35.46%) Microsoft
2 116 (13.23%) Oracle
3 64 (7.30%) Tableau
4 31 (3.53%) MuleSoft
5 28 (3.19%) Sybase
6 25 (2.85%) Red Hat
7 22 (2.51%) Axway
7 22 (2.51%) Xamarin
8 21 (2.39%) SAP
9 19 (2.17%) Databricks
10 16 (1.82%) Cognos
11 15 (1.71%) IBM
12 14 (1.60%) Google
13 10 (1.14%) Telerik
14 8 (0.91%) Alteryx
14 8 (0.91%) Citrix
15 7 (0.80%) Informatica
16 6 (0.68%) ServiceNow
16 6 (0.68%) VMware
17 5 (0.57%) Intapp