Period
to 2 June 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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 167 188 196
Rank change year-on-year +21 +8 -28
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 618 1,262 1,312
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.52% 1.52% 1.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.67% 3.53% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 951 1,048
Median daily rate £450 £420 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +1.25%
10th Percentile £320 £313 £294
90th Percentile £675 £550 £558
UK median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 17
Median hourly rate £24.70 £26.35 £29.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.24% -9.62% +4.11%
10th Percentile £16.50 £20.31 £21.35
90th Percentile £35.00 £43.50 £49.00
UK median hourly rate £24.70 £26.35 £32.25
% change year-on-year -6.24% -18.31% +15.18%

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 16,832 35,704 40,399
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 41.34% 43.11% 43.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,481 24,948 28,373
Median daily rate £500 £480 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +2.63% +2.70% +7.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 347 620 728
Median hourly rate £35.00 £43.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.60% +4.88% -1.20%
10th Percentile £18.25 £18.66 £17.52
90th Percentile £57.50 £55.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £40.25
% change year-on-year -17.65% +5.59% -3.01%

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 2 June 2020.

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 2 June 2020.

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 2 June 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 +33 330 £475 +7.95% 24
South East +58 106 £425 +8.97% 28
North of England -38 67 £376 +0.33% 36
South West +19 49 £413 -2.94% 26
North West +9 35 £400 +9.59% 22
Midlands -5 35 £388 -5.49% 47
East of England +32 28 £400 +5.26% 18
West Midlands +13 27 £388 -12.68% 36
Yorkshire -17 25 £389 +1.97% 12
East Midlands +11 8 £394 -1.56% 11
North East +19 7 £325 -3.70% 2
South Coast - 1 - -
T-SQL
UK

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 584 (94.50%) SQL
2 447 (72.33%) SQL Server
3 239 (38.67%) C#
4 233 (37.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 217 (35.11%) Azure
6 215 (34.79%) .NET
7 212 (34.30%) Business Intelligence
8 202 (32.69%) Microsoft
9 196 (31.72%) Agile Software Development
10 163 (26.38%) Data Warehouse
11 153 (24.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 150 (24.27%) Power Platform
13 146 (23.62%) Power BI
14 132 (21.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 132 (21.36%) Finance
15 131 (21.20%) ETL
16 120 (19.42%) JavaScript
17 114 (18.45%) ASP.NET
18 101 (16.34%) DevOps
19 99 (16.02%) Oracle
20 83 (13.43%) XML
21 82 (13.27%) Team Foundation Server
22 81 (13.11%) .NET Framework
22 81 (13.11%) CSS
23 80 (12.94%) MVC
24 79 (12.78%) HTML
24 79 (12.78%) Git (software)
25 75 (12.14%) PowerShell
25 75 (12.14%) Data Modelling
26 72 (11.65%) Java

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 21 (3.40%) Confluence
2 20 (3.24%) JBoss
2 20 (3.24%) MQSeries
2 20 (3.24%) Red Hat Fuse
2 20 (3.24%) WebLogic
3 19 (3.07%) SharePoint
4 16 (2.59%) IIS
5 10 (1.62%) Apache Spark
6 6 (0.97%) Apache Airflow
6 6 (0.97%) CMS
7 5 (0.81%) Apache
7 5 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (0.81%) Jupyter
8 3 (0.49%) DNN
9 2 (0.32%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.32%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.32%) SAS
9 2 (0.32%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.32%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.16%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 54 (8.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (2.43%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (1.78%) Photoshop
4 10 (1.62%) Acrobat
5 3 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.49%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.16%) Adobe XD
6 1 (0.16%) Figma
6 1 (0.16%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.16%) Stata
Business Applications
1 12 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.65%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.32%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.32%) Q-Pulse
4 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.16%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.16%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 1 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 217 (35.11%) Azure
2 150 (24.27%) Power Platform
3 46 (7.44%) AWS
4 37 (5.99%) Azure Data Factory
5 20 (3.24%) PaaS
6 12 (1.94%) GCP
6 12 (1.94%) IaaS
6 12 (1.94%) Serverless
7 11 (1.78%) Azure Functions
7 11 (1.78%) Dynamics 365
8 9 (1.46%) Azure Active Directory
8 9 (1.46%) GitHub
9 8 (1.29%) SaaS
10 7 (1.13%) Logic Apps
11 6 (0.97%) npm
11 6 (0.97%) Office 365
12 3 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.49%) PowerApps
13 2 (0.32%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.29%) DNS
2 5 (0.81%) HTTP
3 4 (0.65%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.32%) DHCP
4 2 (0.32%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.32%) Skype
4 2 (0.32%) SSL
5 1 (0.16%) FTP
5 1 (0.16%) Intranet
5 1 (0.16%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 447 (72.33%) SQL Server
2 233 (37.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 163 (26.38%) Data Warehouse
4 153 (24.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 146 (23.62%) Power BI
6 132 (21.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 52 (8.41%) Azure SQL Database
8 43 (6.96%) SQL Server 2016
9 39 (6.31%) Oracle Database
10 38 (6.15%) Relational Database
11 37 (5.99%) Data Lake
11 37 (5.99%) SQL Server 2008
12 33 (5.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 33 (5.34%) SQL Server 2014
13 32 (5.18%) SQL Server 2012
14 27 (4.37%) PostgreSQL
15 24 (3.88%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 23 (3.72%) OLAP
17 21 (3.40%) MongoDB
18 20 (3.24%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 82 (13.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 79 (12.78%) Git (software)
3 61 (9.87%) Visual Studio
4 29 (4.69%) JIRA
4 29 (4.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 22 (3.56%) Visual Studio Team System
6 18 (2.91%) Octopus Deploy
6 18 (2.91%) Selenium
7 12 (1.94%) TeamCity
8 9 (1.46%) Oracle APEX
8 9 (1.46%) webpack
9 8 (1.29%) Bitbucket
10 7 (1.13%) Postman
10 7 (1.13%) Subversion
11 6 (0.97%) gulp
11 6 (0.97%) Oracle Forms
11 6 (0.97%) SoapUI
11 6 (0.97%) SpecFlow
12 5 (0.81%) NUnit
12 5 (0.81%) tSQLt
General
1 132 (21.36%) Finance
2 44 (7.12%) Banking
3 24 (3.88%) Public Sector
4 20 (3.24%) Law
4 20 (3.24%) Retail
5 19 (3.07%) Front Office
6 15 (2.43%) Legal
7 14 (2.27%) Back Office
8 9 (1.46%) Investment Banking
9 7 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.81%) Advertising
11 4 (0.65%) Local Government
11 4 (0.65%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.49%) Automotive
13 2 (0.32%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.32%) Billing
13 2 (0.32%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.32%) Housing Association
13 2 (0.32%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 382 (61.81%) Developer
2 121 (19.58%) SQL Developer
3 96 (15.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 94 (15.21%) .NET Developer
5 56 (9.06%) DBA
6 53 (8.58%) Analyst
7 52 (8.41%) C# Developer
8 50 (8.09%) SQL DBA
9 45 (7.28%) Power BI Developer
10 44 (7.12%) Architect
11 33 (5.34%) Senior Developer
11 33 (5.34%) SQL BI Developer
12 30 (4.85%) SQL Server Developer
13 27 (4.37%) Data Engineer
14 26 (4.21%) Data Analyst
15 25 (4.05%) C# .NET Developer
15 25 (4.05%) Java Developer
16 21 (3.40%) Azure Developer
16 21 (3.40%) SSIS Developer
17 18 (2.91%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 215 (34.79%) .NET
2 114 (18.45%) ASP.NET
3 83 (13.43%) XML
4 81 (13.11%) .NET Framework
4 81 (13.11%) CSS
5 79 (12.78%) HTML
6 60 (9.71%) AngularJS
7 58 (9.39%) JSON
8 56 (9.06%) jQuery
9 52 (8.41%) ASP.NET Web API
9 52 (8.41%) Entity Framework
10 48 (7.77%) Web Services
11 44 (7.12%) REST
12 41 (6.63%) ASP.NET MVC
13 39 (6.31%) .NET Core
14 34 (5.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 29 (4.69%) WPF
16 27 (4.37%) WinForms
17 26 (4.21%) RabbitMQ
18 25 (4.05%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 58 (9.39%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (5.02%) Fixed Income
3 19 (3.07%) Greenfield Project
4 17 (2.75%) User Experience
5 14 (2.27%) NHS
6 10 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (1.46%) Data Structures
7 9 (1.46%) Management Information System
7 9 (1.46%) Replication
7 9 (1.46%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (0.97%) Credit Risk
8 6 (0.97%) Mobile App
9 5 (0.81%) N-Tier
9 5 (0.81%) Public Cloud
9 5 (0.81%) Reinsurance
10 4 (0.65%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.65%) Clustering
10 4 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (0.49%) Data Centre
11 3 (0.49%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 57 (9.22%) Windows
2 23 (3.72%) Windows Server
3 21 (3.40%) Linux
4 13 (2.10%) Unix
5 7 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.49%) Debian
8 3 (0.49%) Solaris
8 3 (0.49%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.49%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (0.32%) Android
9 2 (0.32%) HPUX
9 2 (0.32%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.32%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.16%) AIX
10 1 (0.16%) OS/390
10 1 (0.16%) OS/400
10 1 (0.16%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (34.30%) Business Intelligence
2 196 (31.72%) Agile Software Development
3 131 (21.20%) ETL
4 101 (16.34%) DevOps
5 80 (12.94%) MVC
6 75 (12.14%) Data Modelling
7 56 (9.06%) Migration
8 53 (8.58%) Scrum
9 51 (8.25%) Unit Testing
10 50 (8.09%) Analytics
11 49 (7.93%) SDLC
11 49 (7.93%) Visualisation
12 46 (7.44%) Data Analysis
12 46 (7.44%) Test Automation
13 39 (6.31%) Data Migration
13 39 (6.31%) Performance Tuning
13 39 (6.31%) TDD
14 37 (5.99%) Kimball Methodology
15 36 (5.83%) Problem-Solving
16 34 (5.50%) OO
Programming Languages
1 584 (94.50%) SQL
2 239 (38.67%) C#
3 120 (19.42%) JavaScript
4 75 (12.14%) PowerShell
5 72 (11.65%) Java
6 66 (10.68%) PL/SQL
7 64 (10.36%) Python
8 43 (6.96%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 37 (5.99%) VB
10 34 (5.50%) VB.NET
11 17 (2.75%) TypeScript
11 17 (2.75%) VBA
12 16 (2.59%) Perl
13 14 (2.27%) Bash Shell
13 14 (2.27%) R
14 11 (1.78%) VB6
15 7 (1.13%) C
15 7 (1.13%) Shell Script
15 7 (1.13%) XAML
16 6 (0.97%) Korn
Qualifications
1 57 (9.22%) Security Cleared
2 44 (7.12%) SC Cleared
3 36 (5.83%) Degree
4 15 (2.43%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (1.13%) MCITP
7 5 (0.81%) Numerate Degree
8 4 (0.65%) MCAD
8 4 (0.65%) MCPD
9 3 (0.49%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.32%) OCP
10 2 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.16%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.16%) ISEB
11 1 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.16%) MCSA
11 1 (0.16%) MCSE
11 1 (0.16%) PhD
11 1 (0.16%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.85%) QA
2 19 (3.07%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.29%) GDPR
3 8 (1.29%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.16%) SLA
4 1 (0.16%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 24 (3.88%) Docker
2 16 (2.59%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.32%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.16%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 20 (3.24%) Kubernetes
2 6 (0.97%) Terraform
3 5 (0.81%) Data Guard
4 4 (0.65%) Ansible
4 4 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.65%) Puppet
5 3 (0.49%) Grafana
6 2 (0.32%) Control-M
6 2 (0.32%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (0.32%) SCCM
7 1 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.16%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 1 (0.16%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.16%) QRadar
7 1 (0.16%) SCOM
7 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.16%) WMI
Vendors
1 202 (32.69%) Microsoft
2 99 (16.02%) Oracle
3 40 (6.47%) Sybase
4 33 (5.34%) Tableau
5 29 (4.69%) Red Hat
6 22 (3.56%) MuleSoft
7 20 (3.24%) Axway
8 16 (2.59%) Xamarin
9 14 (2.27%) Databricks
10 13 (2.10%) Google
11 12 (1.94%) Adobe
11 12 (1.94%) VMware
12 9 (1.46%) IFS
13 8 (1.29%) SAP
14 7 (1.13%) IBM
14 7 (1.13%) ServiceNow
15 5 (0.81%) Aderant
15 5 (0.81%) EMC
15 5 (0.81%) iManage
15 5 (0.81%) Intapp