Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 196 166 172
Rank change year-on-year -30 +6 -12
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 1,094 1,570 1,458
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.42% 1.66% 1.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.35% 3.69% 3.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 805 1,199 1,107
England median daily rate £420 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% +3.03% +13.01%
10th Percentile £304 £310 £310
90th Percentile £568 £575 £600
UK median daily rate £415 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -2.35% +3.03% +13.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 18
England median hourly rate £31.47 £23.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.83% -14.81% -31.82%
10th Percentile £18.93 £19.25 £20.95
90th Percentile £69.13 £47.75 £43.18
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £23.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year +52.17% -14.81% -32.50%

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 32,653 42,500 38,753
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.25% 44.95% 42.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,895 30,159 27,170
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £319 £310
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 613 642 746
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.27 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.47% +5.66% +6.67%
10th Percentile £19.25 £17.28 £16.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £52.50 £53.00
UK median hourly rate £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +6.67%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -17 490 £463 -3.65% 149
South East +41 218 £400 - 133
North of England -9 189 £379 +1.00% 127
Yorkshire -1 106 £400 +4.92% 47
South West -66 80 £400 +3.90% 52
Midlands +17 79 £373 -0.67% 86
North West 0 76 £360 +2.86% 67
West Midlands +14 44 £325 -21.21% 53
East of England -17 40 £400 -3.47% 41
East Midlands +13 35 £394 +12.50% 33
North East -1 7 £500 +48.15% 13
T-SQL
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 998 (91.22%) SQL
2 792 (72.39%) SQL Server
3 522 (47.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 399 (36.47%) .NET
5 392 (35.83%) Microsoft
6 370 (33.82%) C#
7 368 (33.64%) Business Intelligence
8 327 (29.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 316 (28.88%) Azure
10 296 (27.06%) ETL
11 295 (26.97%) Agile Software Development
12 279 (25.50%) Data Warehouse
13 236 (21.57%) Finance
14 215 (19.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 203 (18.56%) Power BI
15 203 (18.56%) Power Platform
16 193 (17.64%) JavaScript
17 144 (13.16%) Oracle
18 130 (11.88%) ASP.NET
18 130 (11.88%) AngularJS
19 129 (11.79%) Git (software)
20 112 (10.24%) .NET Framework
21 111 (10.15%) HTML
22 108 (9.87%) Windows
23 105 (9.60%) Data Modelling
23 105 (9.60%) MVC
24 104 (9.51%) Microsoft Excel
24 104 (9.51%) JSON
25 102 (9.32%) SQL Server 2012
26 99 (9.05%) PowerShell

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 52 (4.75%) Confluence
2 44 (4.02%) IIS
3 36 (3.29%) SharePoint
4 22 (2.01%) BizTalk Server
5 20 (1.83%) JBoss
5 20 (1.83%) WebLogic
6 19 (1.74%) Apache
7 18 (1.65%) Apache Spark
8 14 (1.28%) MQSeries
9 13 (1.19%) Tomcat
10 12 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
11 11 (1.01%) Jetty
12 10 (0.91%) Anypoint
13 8 (0.73%) SAS
14 6 (0.55%) Oracle Self-Service HR
15 5 (0.46%) CMS
16 4 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
17 3 (0.27%) K2 blackpearl
17 3 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
17 3 (0.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 104 (9.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (2.47%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (1.65%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.37%) SPSS
6 1 (0.091%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.091%) Stata
Business Applications
1 21 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (0.91%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.27%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.18%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.091%) Aareon QL
6 1 (0.091%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.091%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.091%) Elite 3E
6 1 (0.091%) FLEXCUBE
6 1 (0.091%) GoldMine
6 1 (0.091%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.091%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.091%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.091%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.091%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.091%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 316 (28.88%) Azure
2 203 (18.56%) Power Platform
3 60 (5.48%) Azure Data Factory
4 55 (5.03%) AWS
5 42 (3.84%) GitHub
6 41 (3.75%) Serverless
7 38 (3.47%) Azure Functions
8 34 (3.11%) Azure Active Directory
9 29 (2.65%) Dynamics 365
10 22 (2.01%) SaaS
11 11 (1.01%) Office 365
12 9 (0.82%) npm
12 9 (0.82%) PaaS
13 7 (0.64%) GCP
13 7 (0.64%) Google Sheets
13 7 (0.64%) IaaS
14 5 (0.46%) BrowserStack
15 4 (0.37%) Data Lake Analytics
16 3 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
16 3 (0.27%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.37%) Internet
2 8 (0.73%) Network Security
3 6 (0.55%) SSH
4 4 (0.37%) DNS
5 3 (0.27%) Intranet
6 2 (0.18%) FTP
6 2 (0.18%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (0.18%) SAN
7 1 (0.091%) Extranet
7 1 (0.091%) LAN
7 1 (0.091%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 792 (72.39%) SQL Server
2 522 (47.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 327 (29.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 279 (25.50%) Data Warehouse
5 215 (19.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 203 (18.56%) Power BI
7 102 (9.32%) SQL Server 2012
8 96 (8.78%) Azure SQL Database
9 73 (6.67%) Relational Database
10 72 (6.58%) SQL Server 2016
11 62 (5.67%) SQL Server 2008
12 49 (4.48%) SQL Server 2014
13 47 (4.30%) Oracle Database
14 41 (3.75%) MongoDB
15 40 (3.66%) Cosmos DB
16 30 (2.74%) SSDT
17 28 (2.56%) Data Lake
18 27 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
19 26 (2.38%) OLAP
20 24 (2.19%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 129 (11.79%) Git (software)
2 94 (8.59%) Visual Studio
3 90 (8.23%) JIRA
4 80 (7.31%) Team Foundation Server
5 38 (3.47%) NUnit
6 37 (3.38%) Selenium
7 29 (2.65%) Jenkins
8 26 (2.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 20 (1.83%) Subversion
10 15 (1.37%) Maven
10 15 (1.37%) Visual Studio Team System
11 14 (1.28%) TeamCity
11 14 (1.28%) tSQLt
12 13 (1.19%) Cucumber
12 13 (1.19%) MSTest
13 12 (1.10%) Gradle
13 12 (1.10%) Oracle Forms
13 12 (1.10%) SpecFlow
13 12 (1.10%) Visual Studio Code
14 9 (0.82%) JMeter
General
1 236 (21.57%) Finance
2 60 (5.48%) Banking
3 59 (5.39%) Retail
4 50 (4.57%) Public Sector
5 32 (2.93%) Legal
6 27 (2.47%) Back Office
7 19 (1.74%) Law
8 18 (1.65%) Manufacturing
8 18 (1.65%) Telecoms
9 17 (1.55%) Marketing
10 8 (0.73%) Advertising
11 7 (0.64%) Electronics
12 6 (0.55%) Front Office
12 6 (0.55%) Local Government
13 4 (0.37%) Billing
14 3 (0.27%) Games
14 3 (0.27%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.27%) Publishing
15 1 (0.091%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.091%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 686 (62.71%) Developer
2 251 (22.94%) SQL Developer
3 153 (13.99%) .NET Developer
4 130 (11.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 125 (11.43%) C# Developer
6 105 (9.60%) Analyst
7 65 (5.94%) DBA
7 65 (5.94%) Senior Developer
8 59 (5.39%) C# .NET Developer
8 59 (5.39%) SSIS Developer
9 56 (5.12%) SQL DBA
10 55 (5.03%) SQL Server Developer
11 51 (4.66%) SQL BI Developer
12 49 (4.48%) Azure Developer
13 44 (4.02%) T-SQL Developer
14 42 (3.84%) Data Analyst
15 41 (3.75%) Architect
16 37 (3.38%) ETL Developer
17 36 (3.29%) Software Developer
18 34 (3.11%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 399 (36.47%) .NET
2 130 (11.88%) AngularJS
2 130 (11.88%) ASP.NET
3 112 (10.24%) .NET Framework
4 111 (10.15%) HTML
5 104 (9.51%) JSON
6 99 (9.05%) CSS
7 92 (8.41%) ASP.NET Web API
8 90 (8.23%) XML
9 82 (7.50%) jQuery
10 72 (6.58%) REST
11 63 (5.76%) .NET Core
12 60 (5.48%) MDX
13 57 (5.21%) Entity Framework
14 54 (4.94%) React
14 54 (4.94%) Web Services
15 52 (4.75%) HTML5
16 49 (4.48%) WCF
17 47 (4.30%) WinForms
18 46 (4.20%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 76 (6.95%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
3 21 (1.92%) Data Structures
4 19 (1.74%) Greenfield Project
5 18 (1.65%) Management Information System
6 16 (1.46%) User Experience
7 15 (1.37%) Derivative
8 14 (1.28%) Replication
9 13 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
9 13 (1.19%) Virtual Team
10 11 (1.01%) Data Centre
10 11 (1.01%) Hedge funds
10 11 (1.01%) Reinsurance
11 10 (0.91%) Credit Risk
11 10 (0.91%) NHS
12 9 (0.82%) Clustering
12 9 (0.82%) Credit Derivative
12 9 (0.82%) Fixed Income
12 9 (0.82%) Mobile App
13 6 (0.55%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 108 (9.87%) Windows
2 35 (3.20%) Linux
3 28 (2.56%) Windows Server
4 16 (1.46%) Android
5 14 (1.28%) Unix
6 13 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (1.10%) Apple iOS
8 10 (0.91%) Windows 7
8 10 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (0.82%) VMS
9 9 (0.82%) Windows 10
10 8 (0.73%) CentOS
10 8 (0.73%) Ubuntu
11 6 (0.55%) Debian
11 6 (0.55%) Mac OS X
11 6 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.46%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.27%) HPUX
14 1 (0.091%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.091%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 368 (33.64%) Business Intelligence
2 296 (27.06%) ETL
3 295 (26.97%) Agile Software Development
4 105 (9.60%) Data Modelling
4 105 (9.60%) MVC
5 99 (9.05%) Performance Tuning
6 93 (8.50%) TDD
7 91 (8.32%) Migration
8 84 (7.68%) DevOps
9 83 (7.59%) Problem-Solving
10 77 (7.04%) Scrum
11 73 (6.67%) Analytics
12 63 (5.76%) Visualisation
12 63 (5.76%) Web Development
13 62 (5.67%) Kimball Methodology
14 60 (5.48%) Data Analysis
15 59 (5.39%) Test Automation
16 57 (5.21%) SDLC
16 57 (5.21%) Software Engineering
17 53 (4.84%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 998 (91.22%) SQL
2 370 (33.82%) C#
3 193 (17.64%) JavaScript
4 99 (9.05%) PowerShell
5 86 (7.86%) PL/SQL
6 70 (6.40%) Python
7 64 (5.85%) VB.NET
8 50 (4.57%) Java
8 50 (4.57%) VBA
9 48 (4.39%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 42 (3.84%) VB
11 24 (2.19%) TypeScript
12 22 (2.01%) PHP
13 21 (1.92%) VBScript
14 20 (1.83%) Bash Shell
15 19 (1.74%) Shell Script
16 15 (1.37%) C++
16 15 (1.37%) Scala
16 15 (1.37%) VB6
17 14 (1.28%) R
Qualifications
1 78 (7.13%) Security Cleared
2 65 (5.94%) SC Cleared
3 59 (5.39%) Degree
4 25 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (2.10%) Computer Science Degree
6 13 (1.19%) MCSE
7 10 (0.91%) DV Cleared
8 9 (0.82%) ISTQB
9 6 (0.55%) ACCA
9 6 (0.55%) CIMA
10 5 (0.46%) MCSA
11 4 (0.37%) ISEB
12 3 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.27%) MCDBA
12 3 (0.27%) MCITP
12 3 (0.27%) MCTS
13 2 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 2 (0.18%) Master's Degree
14 1 (0.091%) AWS Certification
14 1 (0.091%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (4.11%) Data Quality
2 31 (2.83%) QA
3 9 (0.82%) SLA
4 8 (0.73%) GDPR
5 4 (0.37%) GAAP
5 4 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.18%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.091%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.091%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.091%) PA-DSS
7 1 (0.091%) PMO
System Software
1 66 (6.03%) Active Directory
2 32 (2.93%) Docker
3 6 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.091%) vSphere
7 1 (0.091%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (1.65%) Kubernetes
2 14 (1.28%) MIIS
3 11 (1.01%) Ansible
4 10 (0.91%) WMI
5 7 (0.64%) Puppet
5 7 (0.64%) SCCM
5 7 (0.64%) Terraform
6 6 (0.55%) Salt
7 5 (0.46%) Control-M
7 5 (0.46%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (0.27%) SCOrch
8 3 (0.27%) ThinApp
9 2 (0.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (0.091%) Automic
10 1 (0.091%) Kibana
10 1 (0.091%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.091%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.091%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.091%) SQL Sentry
10 1 (0.091%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 392 (35.83%) Microsoft
2 144 (13.16%) Oracle
3 67 (6.12%) Tableau
4 37 (3.38%) SAP
5 34 (3.11%) MuleSoft
6 28 (2.56%) Databricks
7 24 (2.19%) Red Hat
8 22 (2.01%) Sybase
9 19 (1.74%) Google
10 18 (1.65%) Xamarin
11 16 (1.46%) Cognos
12 15 (1.37%) Citrix
12 15 (1.37%) IBM
13 14 (1.28%) Axway
14 12 (1.10%) Alteryx
15 9 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
16 7 (0.64%) Informatica
17 6 (0.55%) Hortonworks
17 6 (0.55%) Telerik
17 6 (0.55%) VMware