Period
to 13 May 2021

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 13 May 2021 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
13 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 216 168 181
Rank change year-on-year -48 +13 +8
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 291 333 617
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.23% 1.60% 1.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.58% 3.32% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 252 517
10th Percentile £346 £341 £350
25th Percentile £400 £413 £380
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £638 £575 £519
90th Percentile £725 £690 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £34.34 £24.50
Median % change year-on-year - +40.15% -15.95%
England median hourly rate £55.00 £22.84 £24.75
% change year-on-year +140.83% -7.73% -15.09%

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 11,262 10,032 19,284
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 47.59% 48.08% 47.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,423 7,509 14,651
10th Percentile £363 £368 £363
25th Percentile £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £525 £525
75th Percentile £638 £619 £613
90th Percentile £713 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 79 111
10th Percentile £20.35 £18.61 £18.14
25th Percentile £30.63 £26.87 £21.07
Median hourly rate £44.75 £47.83 £36.00
Median % change year-on-year -6.44% +32.86% -8.03%
75th Percentile £63.81 £59.25 £47.83
90th Percentile £68.00 £65.31 £53.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £43.92
% change year-on-year -2.30% -0.95% +9.79%

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 13 May 2021.

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 13 May 2021. 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
Central London -11 25 £525 +10.53% 23
South London +24 5 £433 -16.83%
T-SQL
England

For the 6 months to 13 May 2021, 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.

1 279 (95.88%) SQL
2 139 (47.77%) SQL Server
3 138 (47.42%) Azure
4 104 (35.74%) C#
5 103 (35.40%) Agile Software Development
6 98 (33.68%) Finance
7 90 (30.93%) Oracle
8 87 (29.90%) .NET
8 87 (29.90%) Python
9 85 (29.21%) Microsoft
10 81 (27.84%) Data Warehouse
11 79 (27.15%) PL/SQL
12 75 (25.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 74 (25.43%) Business Intelligence
14 73 (25.09%) Azure SQL Database
15 68 (23.37%) Serverless
15 68 (23.37%) Azure Storage
16 66 (22.68%) Azure Functions
16 66 (22.68%) AWS
17 63 (21.65%) ETL
17 63 (21.65%) Azure Cosmos DB
18 61 (20.96%) Data Development
18 61 (20.96%) Azure Logic Apps
18 61 (20.96%) Microservices
19 59 (20.27%) Windows
20 58 (19.93%) Software Engineering
20 58 (19.93%) MongoDB
20 58 (19.93%) Power Platform
21 54 (18.56%) Data Modelling
22 53 (18.21%) Cloud Native

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 45 (15.46%) BizTalk Server
2 17 (5.84%) Apache
3 16 (5.50%) Apache Spark
4 8 (2.75%) Apache Airflow
5 7 (2.41%) GemFire
5 7 (2.41%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.06%) NServiceBus
6 6 (2.06%) Oracle Coherence
7 3 (1.03%) Drupal
7 3 (1.03%) SAS
8 2 (0.69%) Appian
8 2 (0.69%) Confluence
8 2 (0.69%) IIS
8 2 (0.69%) Joomla!
8 2 (0.69%) WordPress
9 1 (0.34%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Fuse
9 1 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.34%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (4.47%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.75%) SPSS
2 8 (2.75%) Stata
3 7 (2.41%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.03%) Cerner Millennium
2 2 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.34%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 138 (47.42%) Azure
2 68 (23.37%) Azure Storage
2 68 (23.37%) Serverless
3 66 (22.68%) AWS
3 66 (22.68%) Azure Functions
4 63 (21.65%) Azure Cosmos DB
5 61 (20.96%) Azure Logic Apps
6 58 (19.93%) Power Platform
7 44 (15.12%) AWS Lambda
8 16 (5.50%) Azure Service Bus
9 14 (4.81%) Azure Data Factory
10 12 (4.12%) GitHub
11 11 (3.78%) Azure Synapse Analytics
12 10 (3.44%) Dynamics 365
12 10 (3.44%) PowerApps
13 8 (2.75%) Azure Key Vault
14 7 (2.41%) Power Automate
15 6 (2.06%) GCP
15 6 (2.06%) PaaS
16 5 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.37%) SAN
2 3 (1.03%) Kerberos
2 3 (1.03%) SMTP
3 2 (0.69%) DHCP
3 2 (0.69%) DNS
3 2 (0.69%) Firewall
3 2 (0.69%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (0.69%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.34%) Network Security
4 1 (0.34%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (47.77%) SQL Server
2 81 (27.84%) Data Warehouse
3 75 (25.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 73 (25.09%) Azure SQL Database
5 58 (19.93%) MongoDB
6 51 (17.53%) Power BI
7 30 (10.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 21 (7.22%) SQL Server 2008
8 21 (7.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 19 (6.53%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (4.12%) SQL Server 2016
11 11 (3.78%) Relational Database
11 11 (3.78%) Tableau
12 10 (3.44%) Oracle Database
12 10 (3.44%) Snowflake Schema
12 10 (3.44%) SQL Server 2017
13 9 (3.09%) Big Data
13 9 (3.09%) Data Lake
13 9 (3.09%) MySQL
13 9 (3.09%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (5.50%) Git (software)
1 16 (5.50%) Visual Studio
2 11 (3.78%) JIRA
3 10 (3.44%) Jenkins
4 8 (2.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 7 (2.41%) Hudson
5 7 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (2.41%) Visual Studio Team System
6 6 (2.06%) ER Studio
6 6 (2.06%) ERwin
7 3 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (1.03%) Selenium
7 3 (1.03%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.69%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.69%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.69%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.69%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.69%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.69%) Zephyr
General
1 98 (33.68%) Finance
2 38 (13.06%) Social Skills
3 28 (9.62%) Banking
4 27 (9.28%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (6.87%) Public Sector
6 18 (6.19%) Investment Banking
7 14 (4.81%) Front Office
8 9 (3.09%) Documentation Skills
9 7 (2.41%) Financial Institution
9 7 (2.41%) Marketing
10 6 (2.06%) Electronics
10 6 (2.06%) Local Government
10 6 (2.06%) Manufacturing
10 6 (2.06%) Telecoms
11 3 (1.03%) Influencing Skills
11 3 (1.03%) Publishing
12 2 (0.69%) Back Office
12 2 (0.69%) Digital Economy
12 2 (0.69%) Legal
12 2 (0.69%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 148 (50.86%) Developer
2 35 (12.03%) SQL Developer
3 34 (11.68%) .NET Developer
3 34 (11.68%) Analyst
4 27 (9.28%) C# Developer
5 25 (8.59%) Azure Developer
5 25 (8.59%) Senior Developer
6 23 (7.90%) Consultant
6 23 (7.90%) Python Developer
7 20 (6.87%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 19 (6.53%) Data Consultant
9 18 (6.19%) C# .NET Developer
10 17 (5.84%) Data Analyst
11 15 (5.15%) Azure Engineer
11 15 (5.15%) Data Engineer
12 14 (4.81%) Java Consultant
12 14 (4.81%) Java Developer
12 14 (4.81%) Senior Consultant
12 14 (4.81%) Senior Java Consultant
12 14 (4.81%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (29.90%) .NET
2 34 (11.68%) .NET Core
3 30 (10.31%) REST
4 28 (9.62%) Spring
5 24 (8.25%) XML
6 23 (7.90%) Web Services
7 21 (7.22%) JSON
8 20 (6.87%) .NET Framework
9 16 (5.50%) ASP.NET
9 16 (5.50%) HTML
9 16 (5.50%) SOAP
10 14 (4.81%) ASP.NET Web API
10 14 (4.81%) WinForms
11 11 (3.78%) WPF
12 10 (3.44%) AngularJS
12 10 (3.44%) WCF
13 9 (3.09%) CSS
13 9 (3.09%) Kafka
13 9 (3.09%) RabbitMQ
14 7 (2.41%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 53 (18.21%) Cloud Native
2 12 (4.12%) User Experience
3 10 (3.44%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (2.75%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (2.75%) Replication
5 7 (2.41%) Data Structures
5 7 (2.41%) Grid Computing
5 7 (2.41%) Hedge funds
5 7 (2.41%) Market Risk
5 7 (2.41%) NHS
5 7 (2.41%) Reference Data
6 6 (2.06%) Fixed Income
6 6 (2.06%) Reinsurance
7 4 (1.37%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.03%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.03%) Freedom of Information
9 2 (0.69%) Freedom of Information Act
9 2 (0.69%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 59 (20.27%) Windows
2 17 (5.84%) Linux
3 7 (2.41%) Windows Server
4 5 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.03%) Solaris
7 2 (0.69%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.69%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.34%) Debian
8 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.34%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (35.40%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (25.43%) Business Intelligence
3 63 (21.65%) ETL
4 61 (20.96%) Data Development
4 61 (20.96%) Microservices
5 58 (19.93%) Software Engineering
6 54 (18.56%) Data Modelling
7 51 (17.53%) Data Engineering
7 51 (17.53%) DevOps
8 47 (16.15%) SDLC
9 36 (12.37%) Data Integration
9 36 (12.37%) Scrum
10 35 (12.03%) Migration
11 33 (11.34%) Continuous Improvement
12 24 (8.25%) Test Automation
13 22 (7.56%) Problem-Solving
13 22 (7.56%) Risk Management
14 20 (6.87%) Data Migration
15 19 (6.53%) Performance Tuning
15 19 (6.53%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 279 (95.88%) SQL
2 104 (35.74%) C#
3 87 (29.90%) Python
4 79 (27.15%) PL/SQL
5 50 (17.18%) C++
6 44 (15.12%) Go
7 42 (14.43%) Java
8 29 (9.97%) PowerShell
9 23 (7.90%) JavaScript
10 15 (5.15%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 9 (3.09%) VB
12 8 (2.75%) Java 8
12 8 (2.75%) R
13 7 (2.41%) VB.NET
14 5 (1.72%) Scala
15 4 (1.37%) Perl
16 3 (1.03%) Bash Shell
16 3 (1.03%) Ruby
16 3 (1.03%) VBA
16 3 (1.03%) XAML
Qualifications
1 13 (4.47%) Degree
2 11 (3.78%) ISEB
3 5 (1.72%) ISTQB
3 5 (1.72%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.69%) HPE ATP
5 2 (0.69%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.34%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.34%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.15%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.37%) QA
3 3 (1.03%) GDPR
4 1 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (3.09%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.72%) Platform Symphony
3 2 (0.69%) Docker
3 2 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 43 (14.78%) Kubernetes
2 17 (5.84%) Terraform
3 2 (0.69%) WMI
4 1 (0.34%) Control-M
4 1 (0.34%) Grafana
4 1 (0.34%) OpenView
4 1 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 90 (30.93%) Oracle
2 85 (29.21%) Microsoft
3 49 (16.84%) MuleSoft
4 16 (5.50%) SAP
5 13 (4.47%) Databricks
6 9 (3.09%) Informatica
7 7 (2.41%) Citrix
7 7 (2.41%) Sybase
8 6 (2.06%) ServiceNow
9 5 (1.72%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.37%) Alteryx
10 4 (1.37%) Google
10 4 (1.37%) Telerik
11 3 (1.03%) Cerner
11 3 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.03%) UiPath
12 2 (0.69%) Apple
12 2 (0.69%) Bloomberg
12 2 (0.69%) iManage
12 2 (0.69%) VMware