Period
to 1 October 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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 210 196 172
Rank change year-on-year -14 -24 -6
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 313 1,116 1,522
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.21% 1.39% 1.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.81% 3.28% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 834 1,184
Median daily rate £475 £415 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.46% -2.35% +3.03%
10th Percentile £303 £300 £305
90th Percentile £750 £550 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 17
Median hourly rate £40.75 £31.47 £29.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.49% +7.96% +6.97%
10th Percentile £30.78 £18.93 £19.55
90th Percentile £51.33 £69.13 £50.65
UK median hourly rate £40.75 £35.00 £29.15
% change year-on-year +16.43% +20.07% +6.00%

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 11,127 34,040 41,836
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.92% 42.52% 44.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,459 23,827 29,719
Median daily rate £500 £485 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £319
90th Percentile £700 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £485 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +2.11% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 290 601 646
Median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £42.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +6.47% +5.66%
10th Percentile £13.00 £19.25 £17.71
90th Percentile £54.07 £56.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £44.00 £41.85
% change year-on-year -20.45% +5.15% +4.61%

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 October 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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +18 191 £523 +16.11% 37
South East +42 38 £420 +5.00% 38
North of England -7 30 £375 - 44
North West +30 22 £375 +4.17% 24
East of England +70 16 £388 -2.52% 13
Midlands +32 15 £335 -10.67% 51
South West +41 14 £420 +3.38% 16
West Midlands +44 12 £333 +0.38% 28
Yorkshire -2 8 £383 -4.38% 16
East Midlands +23 3 £413 - 23
South Coast - 1 - -
T-SQL
UK

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 285 (91.05%) SQL
2 228 (72.84%) SQL Server
3 121 (38.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 117 (37.38%) C#
5 105 (33.55%) Azure
6 104 (33.23%) Microsoft
7 103 (32.91%) .NET
8 102 (32.59%) Agile Software Development
9 87 (27.80%) Business Intelligence
10 84 (26.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 79 (25.24%) Finance
12 78 (24.92%) Data Warehouse
13 74 (23.64%) JavaScript
14 71 (22.68%) Java
15 67 (21.41%) DevOps
16 65 (20.77%) Power Platform
17 60 (19.17%) Power BI
18 56 (17.89%) Oracle
19 54 (17.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 53 (16.93%) ASP.NET
21 50 (15.97%) HTML
21 50 (15.97%) Git (software)
22 49 (15.65%) PL/SQL
23 48 (15.34%) Windows
24 47 (15.02%) CSS
25 45 (14.38%) PowerShell
26 43 (13.74%) Scrum
27 42 (13.42%) Fixed Income
27 42 (13.42%) Banking
27 42 (13.42%) XML

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 12 (3.83%) IIS
2 9 (2.88%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.56%) Confluence
3 8 (2.56%) JBoss
3 8 (2.56%) MQSeries
3 8 (2.56%) Red Hat Fuse
3 8 (2.56%) WebLogic
4 5 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (1.60%) Jetty
4 5 (1.60%) Oracle Self-Service HR
4 5 (1.60%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.28%) Apache Pig
5 4 (1.28%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.64%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.32%) CMS
8 1 (0.32%) SAS
8 1 (0.32%) Tuxedo
8 1 (0.32%) Umbraco
Applications
1 23 (7.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (3.19%) Photoshop
3 9 (2.88%) Acrobat
4 7 (2.24%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.64%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.32%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.60%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 4 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.64%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.32%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.32%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 105 (33.55%) Azure
2 65 (20.77%) Power Platform
3 29 (9.27%) Azure Data Factory
4 18 (5.75%) AWS
5 14 (4.47%) Serverless
6 11 (3.51%) Azure Functions
7 8 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (2.24%) Logic Apps
9 6 (1.92%) PaaS
10 5 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (1.60%) Dynamics 365
10 5 (1.60%) GitHub
11 4 (1.28%) Amazon S3
11 4 (1.28%) OpenShift
11 4 (1.28%) Power Automate
11 4 (1.28%) PowerApps
12 3 (0.96%) Data Lake Analytics
12 3 (0.96%) IaaS
13 2 (0.64%) Azure Stack
14 1 (0.32%) Google Sheets
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.60%) SSH
2 2 (0.64%) DHCP
2 2 (0.64%) DNS
2 2 (0.64%) FTP
2 2 (0.64%) Internet
2 2 (0.64%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.32%) Skype
3 1 (0.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 228 (72.84%) SQL Server
2 121 (38.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 84 (26.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 78 (24.92%) Data Warehouse
5 60 (19.17%) Power BI
6 54 (17.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 35 (11.18%) Oracle Database
8 30 (9.58%) Azure SQL Database
9 27 (8.63%) SQL Server 2016
10 25 (7.99%) Relational Database
11 24 (7.67%) SQL Server 2008
12 21 (6.71%) Data Lake
12 21 (6.71%) MongoDB
13 20 (6.39%) SQL Server 2014
14 17 (5.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 17 (5.43%) SQL Server 2012
15 16 (5.11%) Cosmos DB
16 15 (4.79%) MySQL
17 14 (4.47%) PostgreSQL
18 13 (4.15%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 50 (15.97%) Git (software)
2 32 (10.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 28 (8.95%) Visual Studio
4 17 (5.43%) JIRA
5 13 (4.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 11 (3.51%) Oracle APEX
7 10 (3.19%) Jenkins
7 10 (3.19%) Subversion
8 9 (2.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 9 (2.88%) Oracle Forms
8 9 (2.88%) Selenium
9 7 (2.24%) Cucumber
9 7 (2.24%) Gradle
9 7 (2.24%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (1.92%) git-flow
10 6 (1.92%) TeamCity
10 6 (1.92%) Visual Studio Team System
11 5 (1.60%) FishEye
11 5 (1.60%) Mercurial
11 5 (1.60%) Poseidon for UML
General
1 79 (25.24%) Finance
2 42 (13.42%) Banking
3 38 (12.14%) Front Office
4 19 (6.07%) Investment Banking
5 16 (5.11%) Public Sector
6 4 (1.28%) Advertising
6 4 (1.28%) Back Office
7 3 (0.96%) Law
7 3 (0.96%) Retail
8 2 (0.64%) International Banking
9 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.32%) Automotive
9 1 (0.32%) Billing
9 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.32%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.32%) German Language
9 1 (0.32%) Legal
9 1 (0.32%) Marketing
9 1 (0.32%) Publishing
9 1 (0.32%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 199 (63.58%) Developer
2 42 (13.42%) SQL Developer
3 40 (12.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 39 (12.46%) .NET Developer
5 36 (11.50%) Java Developer
6 29 (9.27%) DBA
7 22 (7.03%) SQL DBA
8 20 (6.39%) Senior Developer
9 18 (5.75%) Analyst
9 18 (5.75%) Architect
9 18 (5.75%) C# Developer
10 16 (5.11%) Azure Developer
11 15 (4.79%) Data Engineer
11 15 (4.79%) SQL Server Developer
12 14 (4.47%) Power BI Developer
13 12 (3.83%) Full Stack Developer
13 12 (3.83%) Solutions Architect
14 10 (3.19%) C# .NET Developer
14 10 (3.19%) Oracle DBA
14 10 (3.19%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (32.91%) .NET
2 53 (16.93%) ASP.NET
3 50 (15.97%) HTML
4 47 (15.02%) CSS
5 42 (13.42%) XML
6 35 (11.18%) .NET Framework
7 33 (10.54%) jQuery
8 31 (9.90%) JSON
9 28 (8.95%) ASP.NET Web API
10 27 (8.63%) AngularJS
10 27 (8.63%) Web Services
11 19 (6.07%) HTML5
12 18 (5.75%) .NET Core
12 18 (5.75%) RESTful
12 18 (5.75%) WPF
13 16 (5.11%) Entity Framework
14 15 (4.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 14 (4.47%) Spring
16 13 (4.15%) React
17 11 (3.51%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 42 (13.42%) Fixed Income
2 25 (7.99%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (5.43%) Greenfield Project
4 12 (3.83%) Data Structures
4 12 (3.83%) User Experience
5 9 (2.88%) Derivative
6 8 (2.56%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.92%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (1.60%) Credit Risk
8 5 (1.60%) NHS
9 4 (1.28%) Cloud Native
9 4 (1.28%) Clustering
9 4 (1.28%) Swaptions
10 3 (0.96%) Reinsurance
10 3 (0.96%) SWIFT
11 2 (0.64%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.64%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.64%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (0.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 48 (15.34%) Windows
2 28 (8.95%) Linux
3 17 (5.43%) Unix
4 13 (4.15%) Windows Server
5 12 (3.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (3.51%) Ubuntu
7 9 (2.88%) Debian
8 7 (2.24%) CentOS
9 6 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (1.92%) Windows Server 2016
10 5 (1.60%) Android
10 5 (1.60%) Apple iOS
10 5 (1.60%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.96%) Solaris
11 3 (0.96%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.96%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.64%) AIX
12 2 (0.64%) HPUX
13 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.32%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (32.59%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (27.80%) Business Intelligence
3 67 (21.41%) DevOps
4 43 (13.74%) Scrum
5 41 (13.10%) Data Modelling
6 36 (11.50%) ETL
7 32 (10.22%) SDLC
8 28 (8.95%) Performance Tuning
9 27 (8.63%) Microservices
9 27 (8.63%) Unit Testing
10 26 (8.31%) Analytics
10 26 (8.31%) MVC
11 25 (7.99%) Technical Analysis
12 24 (7.67%) TDD
13 23 (7.35%) Kanban
13 23 (7.35%) Migration
13 23 (7.35%) OO
14 21 (6.71%) Problem-Solving
15 20 (6.39%) Continuous Integration
15 20 (6.39%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 285 (91.05%) SQL
2 117 (37.38%) C#
3 74 (23.64%) JavaScript
4 71 (22.68%) Java
5 49 (15.65%) PL/SQL
6 45 (14.38%) PowerShell
7 40 (12.78%) Python
8 21 (6.71%) Perl
9 20 (6.39%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 16 (5.11%) VB.NET
11 14 (4.47%) VB
12 13 (4.15%) Bash Shell
13 11 (3.51%) R
14 9 (2.88%) VB6
15 8 (2.56%) C++
15 8 (2.56%) Korn
16 7 (2.24%) Ruby
16 7 (2.24%) TypeScript
16 7 (2.24%) VBA
17 5 (1.60%) ClojureScript
Qualifications
1 40 (12.78%) Security Cleared
2 27 (8.63%) SC Cleared
3 14 (4.47%) Degree
4 7 (2.24%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.64%) MCAD
7 2 (0.64%) MCITP
7 2 (0.64%) MCPD
8 1 (0.32%) ACCA
8 1 (0.32%) HPE ATP
8 1 (0.32%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.88%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.92%) QA
2 6 (1.92%) Solvency II
3 3 (0.96%) GDPR
3 3 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (0.64%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.32%) COBIT
5 1 (0.32%) HL7
5 1 (0.32%) ISO 20022
5 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (3.19%) Active Directory
1 10 (3.19%) Docker
1 10 (3.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.60%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.64%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.64%) KVM
3 2 (0.64%) Xen
4 1 (0.32%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (4.15%) Kubernetes
2 7 (2.24%) Puppet
3 5 (1.60%) Salt
3 5 (1.60%) Terraform
4 4 (1.28%) Data Guard
5 3 (0.96%) Control-M
6 2 (0.64%) Nagios
6 2 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.64%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.64%) Rundeck
6 2 (0.64%) WSUS
7 1 (0.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.32%) Grafana
7 1 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.32%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.32%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.32%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 104 (33.23%) Microsoft
2 56 (17.89%) Oracle
3 23 (7.35%) Sybase
4 18 (5.75%) Red Hat
5 17 (5.43%) Databricks
6 13 (4.15%) Tableau
7 12 (3.83%) MuleSoft
8 10 (3.19%) Adobe
8 10 (3.19%) IFS
8 10 (3.19%) VMware
9 9 (2.88%) Cloudera
10 8 (2.56%) Axway
10 8 (2.56%) SAP
11 5 (1.60%) Cognos
11 5 (1.60%) Hortonworks
11 5 (1.60%) Sparx
12 4 (1.28%) EMC
12 4 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (0.64%) Bloomberg
13 2 (0.64%) SmartStream