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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 July 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
England > London
6 months to
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 246 231 154
Rank change year-on-year -15 -77 +45
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 429 319 311
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.08% 1.15% 1.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.56% 2.43% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 218 244
10th Percentile £363 £332 £342
25th Percentile £416 £388 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £530 £500 £498
Median % change year-on-year +6.00% +0.50% +12.81%
75th Percentile £628 £613 £638
90th Percentile £738 £725 £750
England median daily rate £515 £435 £450
% change year-on-year +18.39% -3.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
10th Percentile - - £31.90
25th Percentile - - £32.00
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £34.34
Median % change year-on-year - +1.93% +59.71%
75th Percentile - - £37.00
90th Percentile - - £37.30
England median hourly rate £35.00 £48.30 £22.84
% change year-on-year -27.54% +111.51% -18.26%

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 London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 16,784 13,135 8,789
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 42.37% 47.45% 49.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,896 9,811 6,568
10th Percentile £413 £381 £368
25th Percentile £500 £460 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £725 £650 £630
90th Percentile £800 £725 £713
England median daily rate £554 £505 £500
% change year-on-year +9.70% +1.00% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 72 70
10th Percentile £31.10 £20.55 £22.40
25th Percentile £35.00 £31.19 £28.06
Median hourly rate £51.25 £44.00 £47.83
Median % change year-on-year +16.48% -8.01% +28.40%
75th Percentile £67.50 £61.25 £60.75
90th Percentile £77.15 £68.32 £64.91
England median hourly rate £52.50 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +23.53% - -5.38%

T-SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing T-SQL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for T-SQL in London

T-SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing T-SQL in London.

Daily rate trend for T-SQL in London

T-SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing T-SQL in London over the 6 months to 2 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for T-SQL in London

T-SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing T-SQL in London.

Hourly rate trend for T-SQL in London

T-SQL
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 2 July 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
Central London -30 25 £575 +9.52% 31
East London - 17 £400 - 4
South London -7 11 £500 +15.61% 3
West London - 5 £500 - 14
T-SQL
England

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 London region with a requirement for T-SQL.

1 394 (91.84%) SQL
2 315 (73.43%) SQL Server
3 213 (49.65%) Azure
4 202 (47.09%) C#
5 166 (38.69%) DevOps
6 164 (38.23%) .NET
7 142 (33.10%) Finance
8 139 (32.40%) Business Intelligence
9 130 (30.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 123 (28.67%) Agile
11 110 (25.64%) Oracle
11 110 (25.64%) Microsoft
12 106 (24.71%) Power Platform
13 104 (24.24%) Power BI
14 99 (23.08%) PL/SQL
15 96 (22.38%) ETL
16 94 (21.91%) Azure DevOps
17 87 (20.28%) Banking
18 86 (20.05%) Windows
19 80 (18.65%) .NET Framework
20 77 (17.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 75 (17.48%) JavaScript
22 72 (16.78%) PowerShell
23 70 (16.32%) Social Skills
24 69 (16.08%) Data Warehouse
25 68 (15.85%) AWS
26 65 (15.15%) Data Analysis
27 64 (14.92%) Azure SQL Database
28 63 (14.69%) Python
29 60 (13.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services

T-SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 31 (7.23%) SharePoint
2 15 (3.50%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (2.10%) Apache Spark
4 8 (1.86%) Confluence
5 7 (1.63%) Apache Pig
5 7 (1.63%) IIS
6 5 (1.17%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (0.47%) SAS
7 2 (0.47%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.23%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.23%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 26 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (2.10%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.70%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (0.47%) Carpe Diem
2 2 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.47%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.23%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 213 (49.65%) Azure
2 106 (24.71%) Power Platform
3 94 (21.91%) Azure DevOps
4 68 (15.85%) AWS
5 41 (9.56%) Serverless
6 34 (7.93%) Azure Data Factory
6 34 (7.93%) Azure Functions
7 33 (7.69%) Microsoft 365
8 24 (5.59%) PowerApps
9 23 (5.36%) Azure Logic Apps
9 23 (5.36%) Azure Service Bus
10 22 (5.13%) Azure Storage
11 21 (4.90%) Power Automate
12 20 (4.66%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 16 (3.73%) AWS Lambda
14 15 (3.50%) Azure Synapse Analytics
15 13 (3.03%) Amazon S3
16 12 (2.80%) Azure Active Directory
17 11 (2.56%) GitHub
17 11 (2.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.40%) Internet
2 5 (1.17%) Multicast
3 3 (0.70%) DHCP
3 3 (0.70%) DNS
3 3 (0.70%) Firewall
3 3 (0.70%) Kerberos
3 3 (0.70%) VPN
4 2 (0.47%) FTP
5 1 (0.23%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 315 (73.43%) SQL Server
2 130 (30.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 104 (24.24%) Power BI
4 77 (17.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 69 (16.08%) Data Warehouse
6 64 (14.92%) Azure SQL Database
7 60 (13.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 49 (11.42%) Oracle Database
9 29 (6.76%) PostgreSQL
10 24 (5.59%) Data Lake
10 24 (5.59%) Tableau
11 18 (4.20%) MongoDB
12 16 (3.73%) Amazon RDS
13 15 (3.50%) Relational Database
14 14 (3.26%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 13 (3.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 13 (3.03%) QlikView
16 10 (2.33%) NoSQL
16 10 (2.33%) OLAP
16 10 (2.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 54 (12.59%) Git (software)
2 53 (12.35%) Visual Studio
3 23 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (3.73%) JIRA
5 11 (2.56%) SpecFlow
6 10 (2.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 9 (2.10%) Eclipse
7 9 (2.10%) TeamCity
8 8 (1.86%) Jenkins
9 7 (1.63%) Artifactory
9 7 (1.63%) Bitbucket
10 5 (1.17%) Visual Studio Code
11 4 (0.93%) Pylint
12 3 (0.70%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (0.70%) Serena SBM
12 3 (0.70%) Subversion
13 2 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 2 (0.47%) NUnit
13 2 (0.47%) Selenium
13 2 (0.47%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 142 (33.10%) Finance
2 87 (20.28%) Banking
3 70 (16.32%) Social Skills
4 34 (7.93%) Investment Banking
5 21 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (4.90%) Public Sector
6 15 (3.50%) Front Office
7 14 (3.26%) Legal
8 10 (2.33%) Marketing
9 8 (1.86%) Back Office
9 8 (1.86%) Electronics
9 8 (1.86%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.86%) Telecoms
10 7 (1.63%) Law
11 5 (1.17%) Advertising
12 4 (0.93%) Influencing Skills
13 3 (0.70%) Documentation Skills
14 2 (0.47%) Aviation
14 2 (0.47%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.47%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 278 (64.80%) Developer
2 100 (23.31%) C# Developer
3 77 (17.95%) .NET Developer
4 62 (14.45%) C# .NET Developer
5 57 (13.29%) SQL Developer
6 42 (9.79%) Analyst
7 31 (7.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 31 (7.23%) DBA
8 27 (6.29%) Data Engineer
9 24 (5.59%) SQL DBA
10 22 (5.13%) Azure Developer
10 22 (5.13%) Full Stack Developer
11 18 (4.20%) Senior Developer
11 18 (4.20%) SharePoint Developer
12 17 (3.96%) Database Developer
12 17 (3.96%) Microsoft 365 Developer
13 16 (3.73%) SQL Database Developer
13 16 (3.73%) SQL Server Developer
14 14 (3.26%) Data Analyst
14 14 (3.26%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (38.23%) .NET
2 80 (18.65%) .NET Framework
3 48 (11.19%) HTML
4 45 (10.49%) CSS
5 40 (9.32%) React
6 38 (8.86%) ASP.NET
7 35 (8.16%) jQuery
8 34 (7.93%) REST
9 33 (7.69%) .NET Core
10 27 (6.29%) AngularJS
11 26 (6.06%) Entity Framework
11 26 (6.06%) HTML5
12 23 (5.36%) MDX
13 20 (4.66%) WPF
14 18 (4.20%) SOAP
15 16 (3.73%) RESTful
16 15 (3.50%) ASP.NET Core
16 15 (3.50%) ASP.NET Web API
16 15 (3.50%) JSON
17 14 (3.26%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.06%) Reinsurance
2 25 (5.83%) Replication
3 18 (4.20%) Clustering
4 16 (3.73%) Reference Data
5 15 (3.50%) Legacy Systems
6 14 (3.26%) Data Structures
7 13 (3.03%) Cloud Native
8 11 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
9 10 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
10 8 (1.86%) NHS
11 7 (1.63%) Credit Risk
11 7 (1.63%) Management Information System
11 7 (1.63%) User Experience
12 6 (1.40%) Algorithms
12 6 (1.40%) Linux Command Line
13 5 (1.17%) Client/Server
13 5 (1.17%) Grid Computing
13 5 (1.17%) Virtual Team
14 4 (0.93%) Public Cloud
15 3 (0.70%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 86 (20.05%) Windows
2 26 (6.06%) Linux
3 22 (5.13%) Windows Server
4 12 (2.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.63%) Debian
6 7 (1.63%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.93%) Windows Server 2016
7 4 (0.93%) Windows Server 2019
8 3 (0.70%) Solaris
9 2 (0.47%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (38.69%) DevOps
2 139 (32.40%) Business Intelligence
3 123 (28.67%) Agile
4 96 (22.38%) ETL
5 65 (15.15%) Data Analysis
6 58 (13.52%) Problem-Solving
7 57 (13.29%) Disaster Recovery
8 52 (12.12%) Migration
9 49 (11.42%) Analytics
10 44 (10.26%) CI/CD
10 44 (10.26%) Software Engineering
11 42 (9.79%) Full Stack Development
12 41 (9.56%) Data Modelling
13 39 (9.09%) Scrum
14 34 (7.93%) Performance Tuning
15 32 (7.46%) Multithreading
16 31 (7.23%) Microservices
17 29 (6.76%) Unit Testing
18 26 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
19 25 (5.83%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 394 (91.84%) SQL
2 202 (47.09%) C#
3 99 (23.08%) PL/SQL
4 75 (17.48%) JavaScript
5 72 (16.78%) PowerShell
6 63 (14.69%) Python
7 32 (7.46%) VB
8 31 (7.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 31 (7.23%) VBA
9 23 (5.36%) VB.NET
10 21 (4.90%) Java
11 18 (4.20%) C
11 18 (4.20%) TypeScript
12 16 (3.73%) C++
12 16 (3.73%) Go
13 10 (2.33%) Perl
14 8 (1.86%) Bash
15 7 (1.63%) PHP
15 7 (1.63%) Scala
16 3 (0.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 25 (5.83%) SC Cleared
3 8 (1.86%) Degree
4 6 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.47%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.47%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.47%) MCITP
6 1 (0.23%) HP APS
6 1 (0.23%) MCPD
6 1 (0.23%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.73%) QA
2 11 (2.56%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.40%) GDPR
3 6 (1.40%) MiFID
4 5 (1.17%) EMIR
4 5 (1.17%) IFRS
4 5 (1.17%) IFRS 17
5 4 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (3.26%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.80%) Docker
3 8 (1.86%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (1.17%) GridGain
6 4 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.70%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 25 (5.83%) Kubernetes
2 17 (3.96%) Ansible
3 7 (1.63%) Kibana
4 5 (1.17%) Control-M
4 5 (1.17%) Terraform
5 4 (0.93%) ZABBIX
6 3 (0.70%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.70%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.47%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.47%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 2 (0.47%) QRadar
7 2 (0.47%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.23%) Grafana
8 1 (0.23%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.23%) logstash
8 1 (0.23%) SCOM
8 1 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 110 (25.64%) Microsoft
1 110 (25.64%) Oracle
2 36 (8.39%) Citrix
3 28 (6.53%) SAP
4 19 (4.43%) Databricks
4 19 (4.43%) VMware
5 16 (3.73%) MuleSoft
5 16 (3.73%) Red Hat
6 10 (2.33%) DevExpress
7 8 (1.86%) Informatica
7 8 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (1.63%) BiZZdesign
8 7 (1.63%) Cloudera
8 7 (1.63%) ServiceNow
8 7 (1.63%) Sun
9 6 (1.40%) Dynatrace
10 5 (1.17%) Google
10 5 (1.17%) TIBCO
11 4 (0.93%) BMC
11 4 (0.93%) Sybase