Period
to 26 June 2019

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 26 June 2019 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
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 194 183 170
Rank change year-on-year -11 -13 -20
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 1,225 1,328 1,325
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.47% 1.44% 1.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.42% 3.30% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 926 1,024 968
England median daily rate £413 £404 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.17% +0.94% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £294 £279
90th Percentile £550 £550 £538
UK median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 12
England median hourly rate £27.94 £29.15 £29.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.15% -0.34% -18.75%
10th Percentile £20.35 £21.36 £15.43
90th Percentile £56.25 £49.93 £40.18
UK median hourly rate £27.94 £29.15 £34.25
% change year-on-year -4.15% -14.89% +5.38%

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 35,847 40,245 35,105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 43.06% 43.75% 41.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,072 28,270 24,185
England median daily rate £480 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £460 £438
% change year-on-year +3.26% +5.14% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 639 725 759
England median hourly rate £43.00 £41.50 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.61% - +7.79%
10th Percentile £19.60 £17.52 £17.70
90th Percentile £55.00 £53.75 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £40.88 £41.50
% change year-on-year +5.20% -1.51% +9.21%

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 26 June 2019.

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 26 June 2019.

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 26 June 2019. 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 -1 565 £438 -2.78% 60
North of England +11 206 £375 +6.38% 67
South East +25 191 £400 - 42
Midlands +16 128 £400 +6.67% 46
Yorkshire +11 113 £388 +3.33% 23
South West -22 88 £425 +13.33% 11
West Midlands +2 78 £423 +5.63% 31
North West +28 77 £363 +2.84% 38
East Midlands +24 50 £400 +14.29% 15
East of England -5 49 £400 +3.23% 11
North East +17 16 £338 +12.50% 6
T-SQL
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 2019, 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 1,116 (91.10%) SQL
2 900 (73.47%) SQL Server
3 545 (44.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 526 (42.94%) C#
5 466 (38.04%) .NET
6 428 (34.94%) Microsoft
7 408 (33.31%) Business Intelligence
8 398 (32.49%) Agile Software Development
9 376 (30.69%) Data Warehouse
10 354 (28.90%) Microsoft Azure
11 344 (28.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 334 (27.27%) ETL
13 333 (27.18%) Finance
14 245 (20.00%) JavaScript
15 226 (18.45%) Power Platform
16 224 (18.29%) Power BI
17 207 (16.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 186 (15.18%) Oracle
19 161 (13.14%) ASP.NET
20 158 (12.90%) CSS
20 158 (12.90%) HTML
21 156 (12.73%) Windows
21 156 (12.73%) MVC
22 143 (11.67%) AngularJS
23 137 (11.18%) SQL Server 2012
24 135 (11.02%) Visual Studio
25 134 (10.94%) ASP.NET Web API
26 130 (10.61%) PL/SQL
27 126 (10.29%) Migration
28 125 (10.20%) Analytics

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 64 (5.22%) IIS
1 64 (5.22%) SharePoint
2 25 (2.04%) Apache Spark
3 21 (1.71%) Confluence
4 18 (1.47%) Apache
5 15 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
5 15 (1.22%) CMS
6 13 (1.06%) NServiceBus
7 8 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (0.57%) SAS
9 6 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (0.41%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.24%) Jetty
11 3 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (0.24%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.16%) K2 blackpearl
12 2 (0.16%) Sitefinity
12 2 (0.16%) Umbraco
Applications
1 74 (6.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (2.20%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (0.98%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.24%) SPSS
6 1 (0.082%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.082%) Adobe XD
6 1 (0.082%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.082%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 66 (5.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.90%) Markit EDM
3 8 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (0.49%) Elite 3E
5 6 (0.49%) NetSuite
6 4 (0.33%) Relativity
7 3 (0.24%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.16%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (0.16%) Visualfiles
9 1 (0.082%) Cognos TM1
9 1 (0.082%) DELMIA
9 1 (0.082%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.082%) FLEXCUBE
9 1 (0.082%) JDE OneWorld
9 1 (0.082%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.082%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (0.082%) Oracle Retail
9 1 (0.082%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 354 (28.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 226 (18.45%) Power Platform
3 77 (6.29%) Azure Data Factory
4 62 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
5 51 (4.16%) Dynamics 365
6 43 (3.51%) Serverless
7 38 (3.10%) Azure Functions
8 31 (2.53%) SaaS
9 30 (2.45%) Azure Active Directory
10 22 (1.80%) GitHub
11 19 (1.55%) PaaS
12 13 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
13 10 (0.82%) Office 365
14 9 (0.73%) Data Lake Analytics
15 5 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
15 5 (0.41%) IaaS
16 2 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
16 2 (0.16%) Azure Stack
16 2 (0.16%) BrowserStack
16 2 (0.16%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.55%) Internet
2 8 (0.65%) FTP
3 7 (0.57%) Firewall
3 7 (0.57%) Network Security
4 6 (0.49%) IPv4
5 5 (0.41%) DNS
6 4 (0.33%) DHCP
6 4 (0.33%) SAN
7 3 (0.24%) HTTP
7 3 (0.24%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (0.16%) Intranet
9 1 (0.082%) LAN
9 1 (0.082%) SSH
9 1 (0.082%) VPN
9 1 (0.082%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 900 (73.47%) SQL Server
2 545 (44.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 376 (30.69%) Data Warehouse
4 344 (28.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 224 (18.29%) Power BI
6 207 (16.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 137 (11.18%) SQL Server 2012
8 89 (7.27%) Relational Database
9 88 (7.18%) SQL Server 2008
10 78 (6.37%) SQL Server 2014
11 77 (6.29%) SQL Server 2016
12 73 (5.96%) Azure SQL Database
13 60 (4.90%) Oracle Database
14 53 (4.33%) OLAP
15 51 (4.16%) Big Data
16 44 (3.59%) Cosmos DB
17 38 (3.10%) SQL Server 2017
18 35 (2.86%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
19 29 (2.37%) Hadoop
20 27 (2.20%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 135 (11.02%) Visual Studio
2 122 (9.96%) Git (software)
3 103 (8.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 62 (5.06%) JIRA
5 37 (3.02%) Visual Studio Team System
6 36 (2.94%) Selenium
7 35 (2.86%) SpecFlow
8 34 (2.78%) TeamCity
9 32 (2.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 31 (2.53%) Subversion
11 29 (2.37%) Jenkins
12 26 (2.12%) NUnit
13 24 (1.96%) gulp
14 23 (1.88%) Oracle Forms
15 20 (1.63%) tSQLt
16 19 (1.55%) Grunt
17 16 (1.31%) Octopus Deploy
18 15 (1.22%) Visual Studio Coded UI
19 12 (0.98%) MSTest
20 7 (0.57%) JMeter
General
1 333 (27.18%) Finance
2 81 (6.61%) Banking
3 68 (5.55%) Retail
4 51 (4.16%) Back Office
5 28 (2.29%) Legal
6 26 (2.12%) Telecoms
7 25 (2.04%) Marketing
8 21 (1.71%) Manufacturing
9 20 (1.63%) Law
10 14 (1.14%) Electronics
11 13 (1.06%) Investment Banking
12 12 (0.98%) Front Office
13 11 (0.90%) Billing
14 10 (0.82%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.41%) Publishing
16 4 (0.33%) Advertising
16 4 (0.33%) Games
16 4 (0.33%) General Ledger
17 2 (0.16%) French Language
17 2 (0.16%) German Language
Job Titles
1 764 (62.37%) Developer
2 260 (21.22%) SQL Developer
3 185 (15.10%) .NET Developer
4 169 (13.80%) C# Developer
5 130 (10.61%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 102 (8.33%) DBA
7 97 (7.92%) Analyst
8 93 (7.59%) C# .NET Developer
8 93 (7.59%) SQL DBA
9 66 (5.39%) SSIS Developer
10 61 (4.98%) Senior Developer
11 54 (4.41%) Full Stack Developer
12 52 (4.24%) SQL BI Developer
13 50 (4.08%) T-SQL Developer
14 49 (4.00%) SQL Server Developer
15 44 (3.59%) Angular Developer
16 42 (3.43%) SQL Server DBA
17 37 (3.02%) Administrator
18 35 (2.86%) Consultant
18 35 (2.86%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 466 (38.04%) .NET
2 161 (13.14%) ASP.NET
3 158 (12.90%) CSS
3 158 (12.90%) HTML
4 143 (11.67%) AngularJS
5 134 (10.94%) ASP.NET Web API
6 121 (9.88%) jQuery
7 114 (9.31%) .NET Framework
8 88 (7.18%) RESTful
9 80 (6.53%) Web Services
10 75 (6.12%) JSON
11 73 (5.96%) XML
12 72 (5.88%) .NET Core
13 66 (5.39%) Entity Framework
13 66 (5.39%) WinForms
14 62 (5.06%) React
14 62 (5.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 60 (4.90%) ASP.NET MVC
16 56 (4.57%) HTML5
17 55 (4.49%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 113 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (3.02%) User Experience
3 33 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
4 27 (2.20%) Replication
5 26 (2.12%) Greenfield Project
6 25 (2.04%) Data Structures
7 21 (1.71%) Management Information System
8 15 (1.22%) Clustering
9 13 (1.06%) Self-Motivation
10 12 (0.98%) Algorithms
10 12 (0.98%) Data Centre
11 10 (0.82%) Reference Data
12 9 (0.73%) Robotics
13 8 (0.65%) Mobile App
13 8 (0.65%) Reinsurance
14 7 (0.57%) EPoS
14 7 (0.57%) Fixed Income
14 7 (0.57%) NHS
15 5 (0.41%) Hedge funds
16 4 (0.33%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 156 (12.73%) Windows
2 44 (3.59%) Windows Server
3 33 (2.69%) Linux
4 25 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (0.98%) Windows 10
7 10 (0.82%) Unix
8 7 (0.57%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.41%) Solaris
10 3 (0.24%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.16%) Android
12 1 (0.082%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.082%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.082%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 408 (33.31%) Business Intelligence
2 398 (32.49%) Agile Software Development
3 334 (27.27%) ETL
4 156 (12.73%) MVC
5 126 (10.29%) Migration
6 125 (10.20%) Analytics
7 121 (9.88%) Performance Tuning
8 112 (9.14%) Data Modelling
9 107 (8.73%) Problem-Solving
10 106 (8.65%) Scrum
11 94 (7.67%) TDD
12 93 (7.59%) CRM
13 85 (6.94%) Data Analysis
14 83 (6.78%) Data Migration
15 79 (6.45%) Kimball Methodology
15 79 (6.45%) Test Automation
16 66 (5.39%) Data Integration
16 66 (5.39%) Visualisation
17 61 (4.98%) Continuous Integration
18 60 (4.90%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,116 (91.10%) SQL
2 526 (42.94%) C#
3 245 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 130 (10.61%) PL/SQL
5 121 (9.88%) PowerShell
6 85 (6.94%) VB.NET
7 59 (4.82%) VBA
8 56 (4.57%) Python
9 45 (3.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 42 (3.43%) VB
11 31 (2.53%) Java
12 19 (1.55%) TypeScript
13 17 (1.39%) Shell Script
14 13 (1.06%) Bash Shell
14 13 (1.06%) VB6
15 11 (0.90%) PHP
15 11 (0.90%) R
16 10 (0.82%) U-SQL
17 9 (0.73%) C++
18 5 (0.41%) Go
Qualifications
1 64 (5.22%) Security Cleared
2 53 (4.33%) SC Cleared
3 39 (3.18%) Degree
4 20 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (1.31%) ISTQB
6 13 (1.06%) ISEB
7 11 (0.90%) Computer Science Degree
8 10 (0.82%) DV Cleared
8 10 (0.82%) MCSE
9 7 (0.57%) MCITP
10 5 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (0.41%) MCSA
11 4 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.16%) HP APS
13 1 (0.082%) DBS Check
13 1 (0.082%) HPE ATP
13 1 (0.082%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.082%) Master's Degree
13 1 (0.082%) Microsoft Certified Architect
13 1 (0.082%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (3.67%) QA
2 41 (3.35%) Data Quality
3 12 (0.98%) GDPR
3 12 (0.98%) SLA
4 5 (0.41%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.33%) PA-DSS
6 2 (0.16%) HL7
6 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.16%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.082%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.082%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.082%) PMO
System Software
1 61 (4.98%) Active Directory
2 20 (1.63%) Docker
3 13 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.16%) HDFS
5 2 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.082%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.082%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 19 (1.55%) Kubernetes
2 12 (0.98%) Ansible
2 12 (0.98%) WMI
3 11 (0.90%) SCOM
4 9 (0.73%) HP ALM
5 5 (0.41%) Microsoft Clustering
5 5 (0.41%) SCCM
6 4 (0.33%) Control-M
6 4 (0.33%) Kibana
6 4 (0.33%) Puppet
6 4 (0.33%) SCOrch
7 3 (0.24%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.24%) WSUS
8 2 (0.16%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (0.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.082%) Automic
9 1 (0.082%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.082%) Opsview
9 1 (0.082%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 428 (34.94%) Microsoft
2 186 (15.18%) Oracle
3 56 (4.57%) Tableau
4 39 (3.18%) SAP
5 26 (2.12%) Citrix
6 16 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
7 15 (1.22%) Alteryx
7 15 (1.22%) Google
8 13 (1.06%) Databricks
9 12 (0.98%) Talend
10 11 (0.90%) MicroStrategy
10 11 (0.90%) Remedy
10 11 (0.90%) VMware
11 10 (0.82%) HP
11 10 (0.82%) Informatica
11 10 (0.82%) MuleSoft
11 10 (0.82%) Xamarin
12 8 (0.65%) Sybase
13 7 (0.57%) IBM
14 6 (0.49%) BMC