Period
to 23 January 2022

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 January 2022 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 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 251 258 205
Rank change year-on-year +7 -53 -31
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 763 349 887
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.11% 1.02% 1.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.87% 2.43% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 248 634
10th Percentile £325 £300 £313
25th Percentile £400 £350 £360
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £434 £425
Median % change year-on-year +15.27% +2.06% -
75th Percentile £588 £538 £500
90th Percentile £675 £616 £569
UK median daily rate £493 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +12.57% +2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 8
10th Percentile £25.73 £29.25 £17.35
25th Percentile £26.06 £31.88 £19.63
Median hourly rate £37.88 £44.50 £24.25
Median % change year-on-year -14.87% +83.51% -
75th Percentile £51.63 £53.75 £46.13
90th Percentile - £54.50 £74.03
UK median hourly rate £48.27 £48.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year -0.48% +100.00% +1.04%

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 26,602 14,358 27,069
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 38.78% 41.98% 41.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 19,651 10,197 19,175
10th Percentile £363 £313 £325
25th Percentile £450 £389 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £480 £485
Median % change year-on-year +14.58% -1.03% +1.04%
75th Percentile £650 £588 £575
90th Percentile £738 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £538 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +13.16% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 390 341 479
10th Percentile £19.52 £13.50 £16.50
25th Percentile £32.63 £24.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate £49.00 £42.50 £44.00
Median % change year-on-year +15.29% -3.41% +4.11%
75th Percentile £60.38 £50.00 £50.00
90th Percentile £71.50 £58.75 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £49.00 £42.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year +15.29% -1.16% +2.15%

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 23 January 2022.

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 23 January 2022.

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 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London -32 403 £550 +10.00% 132
North of England -12 97 £425 +19.21% 57
South East -21 75 £463 +15.63% 82
Midlands -29 70 £425 +6.25% 54
North West -24 67 £413 +26.92% 31
South West -16 47 £450 - 27
West Midlands -38 43 £413 +3.13% 33
East Midlands -20 27 £425 +6.25% 21
Yorkshire -22 26 £425 +7.94% 22
East of England -32 24 £425 +11.11% 18
North East -4 4 £450 -14.29% 4
T-SQL
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, 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.

1 706 (92.53%) SQL
2 533 (69.86%) SQL Server
3 311 (40.76%) Azure
4 308 (40.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 300 (39.32%) C#
6 276 (36.17%) Business Intelligence
7 263 (34.47%) .NET
8 260 (34.08%) Finance
9 256 (33.55%) Microsoft
10 215 (28.18%) Agile Software Development
11 204 (26.74%) ETL
12 196 (25.69%) Data Warehouse
13 181 (23.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 164 (21.49%) Power Platform
15 162 (21.23%) Power BI
16 155 (20.31%) DevOps
17 150 (19.66%) Oracle
18 140 (18.35%) Windows
19 123 (16.12%) PL/SQL
20 112 (14.68%) .NET Framework
20 112 (14.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 107 (14.02%) Migration
21 107 (14.02%) Social Skills
22 102 (13.37%) Microsoft Excel
23 96 (12.58%) JavaScript
24 95 (12.45%) Azure SQL Database
25 94 (12.32%) Banking
26 93 (12.19%) Visual Studio
27 91 (11.93%) Data Modelling
28 90 (11.80%) 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 33 (4.33%) BizTalk Server
2 26 (3.41%) SharePoint
3 19 (2.49%) IIS
4 13 (1.70%) Confluence
5 8 (1.05%) Apache Spark
6 5 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (0.66%) Umbraco
7 4 (0.52%) Apache Airflow
7 4 (0.52%) Oracle Coherence
8 3 (0.39%) SAS
8 3 (0.39%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.26%) Apache
9 2 (0.26%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.26%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.26%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.13%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 102 (13.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 32 (4.19%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (1.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.66%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.13%) SPSS
6 1 (0.13%) Stata
Business Applications
1 9 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.52%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (0.52%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.26%) Cerner Millennium
4 2 (0.26%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (0.26%) Magento
4 2 (0.26%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.13%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.13%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.13%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 311 (40.76%) Azure
2 164 (21.49%) Power Platform
3 87 (11.40%) AWS
4 44 (5.77%) Azure Storage
5 43 (5.64%) Azure Functions
5 43 (5.64%) Serverless
6 39 (5.11%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 39 (5.11%) Azure Data Factory
7 35 (4.59%) GitHub
8 32 (4.19%) Azure Logic Apps
9 29 (3.80%) Azure Service Bus
10 28 (3.67%) PaaS
11 26 (3.41%) SaaS
12 24 (3.15%) AWS Lambda
12 24 (3.15%) Microsoft 365
13 21 (2.75%) Dynamics 365
14 20 (2.62%) Snowflake
15 19 (2.49%) GCP
16 17 (2.23%) Azure Synapse Analytics
17 15 (1.97%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.31%) Kerberos
2 9 (1.18%) SAN
3 7 (0.92%) Internet
4 5 (0.66%) HTTP
5 4 (0.52%) FTP
5 4 (0.52%) Skype
5 4 (0.52%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.26%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.26%) MPLS
6 2 (0.26%) NAS
6 2 (0.26%) SSH
6 2 (0.26%) SSL
7 1 (0.13%) Intranet
7 1 (0.13%) MQTT
7 1 (0.13%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 533 (69.86%) SQL Server
2 308 (40.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 196 (25.69%) Data Warehouse
4 181 (23.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 162 (21.23%) Power BI
6 112 (14.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 95 (12.45%) Azure SQL Database
8 66 (8.65%) Tableau
9 59 (7.73%) SQL Server 2012
10 47 (6.16%) MongoDB
11 46 (6.03%) Data Lake
12 44 (5.77%) NoSQL
12 44 (5.77%) Relational Database
13 41 (5.37%) Oracle Database
13 41 (5.37%) PostgreSQL
14 39 (5.11%) SQL Server 2008
15 35 (4.59%) MySQL
16 28 (3.67%) SQL Server 2016
17 27 (3.54%) QlikView
18 22 (2.88%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 93 (12.19%) Visual Studio
2 59 (7.73%) Git (software)
3 55 (7.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 49 (6.42%) JIRA
5 22 (2.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 14 (1.83%) Visual Studio Team System
7 12 (1.57%) Octopus Deploy
8 9 (1.18%) Subversion
8 9 (1.18%) TeamCity
9 6 (0.79%) Rational DOORS
10 5 (0.66%) Moq
10 5 (0.66%) SpecFlow
11 4 (0.52%) Postman
11 4 (0.52%) Selenium
12 3 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.39%) InstallShield
12 3 (0.39%) Maven
12 3 (0.39%) NUnit
13 2 (0.26%) ERwin
13 2 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
General
1 260 (34.08%) Finance
2 107 (14.02%) Social Skills
3 94 (12.32%) Banking
4 71 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
5 52 (6.82%) Public Sector
6 36 (4.72%) Investment Banking
7 33 (4.33%) Front Office
8 24 (3.15%) Manufacturing
8 24 (3.15%) Telecoms
9 22 (2.88%) Marketing
10 21 (2.75%) Electronics
11 19 (2.49%) Local Government
11 19 (2.49%) Presentation Skills
12 15 (1.97%) Documentation Skills
13 9 (1.18%) Retail
14 8 (1.05%) Legal
15 7 (0.92%) Organisational Skills
16 6 (0.79%) Back Office
17 5 (0.66%) Financial Institution
18 4 (0.52%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 451 (59.11%) Developer
2 138 (18.09%) SQL Developer
3 116 (15.20%) C# Developer
4 105 (13.76%) .NET Developer
5 95 (12.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 91 (11.93%) Analyst
7 62 (8.13%) C# .NET Developer
8 52 (6.82%) Data Engineer
9 48 (6.29%) DBA
10 46 (6.03%) Data Analyst
11 39 (5.11%) Senior Developer
12 34 (4.46%) Azure Developer
12 34 (4.46%) SQL DBA
13 28 (3.67%) Consultant
14 26 (3.41%) SQL BI Developer
15 25 (3.28%) Full Stack Developer
15 25 (3.28%) Power BI Developer
16 23 (3.01%) SQL Analyst
17 22 (2.88%) Architect
17 22 (2.88%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 263 (34.47%) .NET
2 112 (14.68%) .NET Framework
3 80 (10.48%) .NET Core
4 65 (8.52%) ASP.NET
4 65 (8.52%) CSS
5 62 (8.13%) HTML
6 53 (6.95%) XML
7 52 (6.82%) JSON
8 47 (6.16%) REST
9 46 (6.03%) Web Services
9 46 (6.03%) WPF
10 43 (5.64%) ASP.NET Web API
10 43 (5.64%) Entity Framework
11 40 (5.24%) AngularJS
12 38 (4.98%) jQuery
12 38 (4.98%) WinForms
13 28 (3.67%) SOAP
14 26 (3.41%) RESTful
15 23 (3.01%) MDX
16 22 (2.88%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 42 (5.50%) Legacy Systems
2 26 (3.41%) NHS
3 25 (3.28%) Cloud Native
3 25 (3.28%) Data Structures
4 23 (3.01%) Replication
5 22 (2.88%) Clustering
6 21 (2.75%) Self-Motivation
6 21 (2.75%) User Experience
7 18 (2.36%) Management Information System
8 13 (1.70%) Fixed Income
8 13 (1.70%) Legacy Code
8 13 (1.70%) Reference Data
9 11 (1.44%) Credit Risk
9 11 (1.44%) Reinsurance
10 10 (1.31%) Data Protection Act
10 10 (1.31%) Virtual Team
11 8 (1.05%) Market Risk
12 7 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (0.92%) Greenfield Project
13 5 (0.66%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 140 (18.35%) Windows
2 19 (2.49%) Linux
3 18 (2.36%) Windows Server
4 14 (1.83%) Solaris
5 12 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (1.18%) Unix
8 8 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.66%) Windows Server 2016
10 4 (0.52%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.39%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.13%) VMS
12 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2019
12 1 (0.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (36.17%) Business Intelligence
2 215 (28.18%) Agile Software Development
3 204 (26.74%) ETL
4 155 (20.31%) DevOps
5 107 (14.02%) Migration
6 91 (11.93%) Data Modelling
7 90 (11.80%) Analytics
8 85 (11.14%) CI/CD
9 69 (9.04%) Scrum
10 68 (8.91%) Software Engineering
11 67 (8.78%) Data Analysis
12 66 (8.65%) Microservices
13 63 (8.26%) Visualisation
14 62 (8.13%) SDLC
15 60 (7.86%) Full Stack Development
16 58 (7.60%) Data Migration
17 54 (7.08%) Problem-Solving
18 52 (6.82%) MVC
19 50 (6.55%) Unit Testing
20 49 (6.42%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 706 (92.53%) SQL
2 300 (39.32%) C#
3 123 (16.12%) PL/SQL
4 96 (12.58%) JavaScript
5 86 (11.27%) PowerShell
6 82 (10.75%) Python
7 56 (7.34%) VB
8 54 (7.08%) VBA
9 48 (6.29%) Java
10 45 (5.90%) VB.NET
11 41 (5.37%) Go
12 38 (4.98%) C
13 37 (4.85%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 29 (3.80%) TypeScript
15 26 (3.41%) C++
16 18 (2.36%) R
17 13 (1.70%) VBScript
18 11 (1.44%) Java 11
19 10 (1.31%) Java 8
19 10 (1.31%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 35 (4.59%) Security Cleared
2 23 (3.01%) Degree
2 23 (3.01%) SC Cleared
3 10 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (1.05%) DV Cleared
4 8 (1.05%) ISTQB
5 6 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (0.52%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (0.52%) MCITP
7 3 (0.39%) ISEB
8 1 (0.13%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.13%) CBAP
8 1 (0.13%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.13%) MCSA
8 1 (0.13%) OCP
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.13%) Tableau Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (6.68%) Data Quality
2 35 (4.59%) QA
3 16 (2.10%) GDPR
4 10 (1.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.52%) Accessibility
5 4 (0.52%) MiFID
6 3 (0.39%) NIST 800
6 3 (0.39%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.26%) EMIR
7 2 (0.26%) WCAG
8 1 (0.13%) IFRS
System Software
1 25 (3.28%) Active Directory
2 22 (2.88%) Docker
3 10 (1.31%) Oracle RAC
3 10 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.52%) Platform Symphony
5 3 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.39%) vSphere
6 1 (0.13%) HDFS
6 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 39 (5.11%) Kubernetes
2 12 (1.57%) Terraform
3 9 (1.18%) Data Guard
4 6 (0.79%) Failover Clustering
4 6 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.52%) Kibana
5 4 (0.52%) logstash
5 4 (0.52%) ZABBIX
6 3 (0.39%) AirWatch
6 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (0.39%) SCCM
6 3 (0.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.26%) OpenView
7 2 (0.26%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.13%) Control-M
8 1 (0.13%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.13%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 1 (0.13%) Foglight
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 256 (33.55%) Microsoft
2 150 (19.66%) Oracle
3 54 (7.08%) SAP
4 36 (4.72%) Databricks
5 27 (3.54%) MuleSoft
6 21 (2.75%) VMware
7 15 (1.97%) DevExpress
8 13 (1.70%) Citrix
8 13 (1.70%) Informatica
9 10 (1.31%) Red Hat
9 10 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (1.18%) Alteryx
10 9 (1.18%) Google
10 9 (1.18%) ServiceNow
10 9 (1.18%) Sybase
11 7 (0.92%) IBM
11 7 (0.92%) TIBCO
12 6 (0.79%) Cloudera
12 6 (0.79%) IFS
13 5 (0.66%) Reuters