Period
to 18 September 2018

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 18 September 2018 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 183 157 184
Rank change year-on-year -26 +27 -83
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 718 760 657
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.56% 1.73% 1.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.11% 3.59% 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 584 590 510
London median daily rate £475 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% -1.20%
10th Percentile £314 £340 £281
90th Percentile £625 £625 £539
England median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 2
London median hourly rate £29.15 £19.00 £20.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.42% -9.26% +30.88%
10th Percentile £21.95 £18.00 £13.34
90th Percentile £36.28 £20.00 £28.14
England median hourly rate £29.15 £27.50 £37.85
% change year-on-year +6.00% -27.34% +80.24%

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 23,105 21,169 19,551
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 50.31% 48.21% 44.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,600 15,818 14,744
London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £363 £338 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £631
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 152 108
London median hourly rate £38.75 £35.25 £31.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.93% +11.14% +20.03%
10th Percentile £18.41 £17.30 £14.00
90th Percentile £62.63 £51.80 £57.07
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +2.74%

T-SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for T-SQL in London

T-SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing T-SQL in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for T-SQL in London

T-SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing T-SQL in London over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for T-SQL in London

T-SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing T-SQL in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for T-SQL in London

T-SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing T-SQL in London over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 18 September 2018. 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 -7 185 £475 - 67
East London +4 23 £500 +11.11% 3
South London -51 16 £475 +33.80% 5
West London -18 14 £463 +2.78% 25
North London 0 3 £475 - 2
T-SQL
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, 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.

1 688 (95.82%) SQL
2 517 (72.01%) SQL Server
3 322 (44.85%) C#
4 312 (43.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 302 (42.06%) .NET
6 256 (35.65%) Microsoft
7 245 (34.12%) Agile Software Development
7 245 (34.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 238 (33.15%) Business Intelligence
9 224 (31.20%) Finance
10 216 (30.08%) Data Warehouse
11 181 (25.21%) ETL
12 170 (23.68%) Microsoft Azure
13 159 (22.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 128 (17.83%) Banking
15 111 (15.46%) Power BI
16 101 (14.07%) Team Foundation Server
17 96 (13.37%) Unit Testing
18 95 (13.23%) JavaScript
19 92 (12.81%) TDD
20 88 (12.26%) Microsoft Excel
20 88 (12.26%) Analytics
21 80 (11.14%) ASP.NET
22 75 (10.45%) HTML
22 75 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
23 73 (10.17%) BDD
24 72 (10.03%) jQuery
25 71 (9.89%) WCF
26 70 (9.75%) CSS
27 68 (9.47%) AngularJS

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 49 (6.82%) NServiceBus
2 35 (4.87%) Elasticsearch
3 28 (3.90%) IIS
4 12 (1.67%) Apache Spark
5 10 (1.39%) SharePoint
6 9 (1.25%) Apache
6 9 (1.25%) Tomcat
7 7 (0.97%) SAS
8 5 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (0.42%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.28%) Oracle Coherence
10 2 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.28%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.14%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.14%) Confluence
11 1 (0.14%) Jetty
11 1 (0.14%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.14%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 88 (12.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (3.20%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.84%) Acrobat
3 6 (0.84%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.42%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 20 (2.79%) Dynamics AX
2 15 (2.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.70%) Servitor
4 3 (0.42%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.42%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.14%) Elite 3E
6 1 (0.14%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.14%) FastStats
6 1 (0.14%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 170 (23.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (5.85%) Cloud Computing
3 29 (4.04%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (1.39%) Azure Data Factory
5 8 (1.11%) Dynamics 365
5 8 (1.11%) PaaS
6 5 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.56%) SaaS
8 3 (0.42%) GitHub
8 3 (0.42%) IaaS
8 3 (0.42%) Serverless
9 2 (0.28%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (0.28%) Azure Functions
9 2 (0.28%) CloudFront
9 2 (0.28%) Fastly
9 2 (0.28%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.14%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.14%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.42%) Internet
2 2 (0.28%) FTP
3 1 (0.14%) BIG-IP
3 1 (0.14%) Intranet
3 1 (0.14%) SAN
3 1 (0.14%) SSH
3 1 (0.14%) SSL
3 1 (0.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 517 (72.01%) SQL Server
2 312 (43.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 245 (34.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 216 (30.08%) Data Warehouse
5 159 (22.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 111 (15.46%) Power BI
7 65 (9.05%) SQL Server 2012
8 64 (8.91%) SQL Server 2008
9 61 (8.50%) SQL Server 2014
10 48 (6.69%) SQL Server 2016
11 41 (5.71%) Relational Database
12 32 (4.46%) NoSQL
13 28 (3.90%) MongoDB
13 28 (3.90%) Oracle Database
14 27 (3.76%) Big Data
15 25 (3.48%) Data Lake
16 24 (3.34%) OLTP
17 20 (2.79%) HDInsight
17 20 (2.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 18 (2.51%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 101 (14.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 57 (7.94%) Visual Studio
3 56 (7.80%) Git (software)
4 46 (6.41%) Subversion
5 37 (5.15%) JIRA
6 29 (4.04%) NUnit
7 22 (3.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 21 (2.92%) TeamCity
9 19 (2.65%) Jenkins
10 16 (2.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 15 (2.09%) Octopus Deploy
12 12 (1.67%) Maven
12 12 (1.67%) Visual Studio Team System
13 11 (1.53%) Eclipse
13 11 (1.53%) git-flow
13 11 (1.53%) Moq
14 10 (1.39%) MSTest
15 8 (1.11%) Mercurial
15 8 (1.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 7 (0.97%) SpecFlow
General
1 224 (31.20%) Finance
2 128 (17.83%) Banking
3 44 (6.13%) Retail
4 36 (5.01%) Investment Banking
5 27 (3.76%) Legal
6 25 (3.48%) Front Office
7 18 (2.51%) Marketing
8 16 (2.23%) Law
9 5 (0.70%) Back Office
9 5 (0.70%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.56%) Advertising
10 4 (0.56%) Local Government
11 3 (0.42%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.42%) Publishing
12 2 (0.28%) Billing
12 2 (0.28%) French Language
12 2 (0.28%) Prime Brokerage
13 1 (0.14%) Digital Economy
13 1 (0.14%) Electronics
13 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 528 (73.54%) Developer
2 190 (26.46%) SQL Developer
3 136 (18.94%) C# Developer
4 110 (15.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 103 (14.35%) .NET Developer
6 63 (8.77%) SSIS Developer
7 55 (7.66%) C# .NET Developer
8 53 (7.38%) T-SQL Developer
9 51 (7.10%) Senior Developer
10 48 (6.69%) Analyst
11 44 (6.13%) SSRS Developer
12 42 (5.85%) SQL Server Developer
13 41 (5.71%) SQL BI Developer
14 29 (4.04%) Power BI Developer
15 27 (3.76%) Software Developer
16 25 (3.48%) Consultant
16 25 (3.48%) Senior .NET Developer
17 24 (3.34%) Data Analyst
17 24 (3.34%) Data Warehouse Developer
17 24 (3.34%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 302 (42.06%) .NET
2 80 (11.14%) ASP.NET
3 75 (10.45%) HTML
4 72 (10.03%) jQuery
5 71 (9.89%) WCF
6 70 (9.75%) CSS
7 68 (9.47%) AngularJS
8 64 (8.91%) .NET Framework
9 61 (8.50%) XML
10 57 (7.94%) WPF
11 54 (7.52%) RabbitMQ
12 48 (6.69%) ASP.NET Web API
12 48 (6.69%) Web Services
13 37 (5.15%) Entity Framework
14 32 (4.46%) Ajax
14 32 (4.46%) ASP.NET MVC
15 27 (3.76%) RESTful
16 21 (2.92%) JSON
16 21 (2.92%) Task Parallel Library
17 20 (2.79%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 75 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (6.27%) Fixed Income
2 45 (6.27%) Greenfield Project
3 36 (5.01%) Enterprise Software
4 32 (4.46%) Fintech
5 24 (3.34%) Credit Risk
6 21 (2.92%) Market Risk
7 17 (2.37%) Self-Motivation
8 15 (2.09%) Derivative
8 15 (2.09%) Private Cloud
9 14 (1.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 12 (1.67%) Computer Science
11 11 (1.53%) Data Structures
11 11 (1.53%) N-Tier
11 11 (1.53%) Replication
12 10 (1.39%) Reinsurance
13 7 (0.97%) User Experience
14 6 (0.84%) Client/Server
14 6 (0.84%) Hedge funds
14 6 (0.84%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 60 (8.36%) Windows
2 17 (2.37%) Linux
3 15 (2.09%) Unix
4 10 (1.39%) Windows 7
5 8 (1.11%) Windows 10
6 7 (0.97%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.70%) Solaris
8 4 (0.56%) Android
8 4 (0.56%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.14%) CentOS
10 1 (0.14%) Debian
10 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (34.12%) Agile Software Development
2 238 (33.15%) Business Intelligence
3 181 (25.21%) ETL
4 96 (13.37%) Unit Testing
5 92 (12.81%) TDD
6 88 (12.26%) Analytics
7 73 (10.17%) BDD
8 67 (9.33%) Data Modelling
9 65 (9.05%) Scrum
10 64 (8.91%) Problem-Solving
11 62 (8.64%) Multithreading
12 59 (8.22%) SDLC
13 54 (7.52%) SOA
14 52 (7.24%) MVC
15 51 (7.10%) E-Commerce
15 51 (7.10%) Test Automation
16 48 (6.69%) Data Analysis
16 48 (6.69%) Software Engineering
17 46 (6.41%) Kimball Methodology
18 45 (6.27%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 688 (95.82%) SQL
2 322 (44.85%) C#
3 95 (13.23%) JavaScript
4 62 (8.64%) PL/SQL
5 54 (7.52%) VB.NET
6 49 (6.82%) PowerShell
7 46 (6.41%) VBA
8 40 (5.57%) VB
9 39 (5.43%) Java
10 37 (5.15%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 23 (3.20%) TypeScript
12 20 (2.79%) Python
13 19 (2.65%) C++
14 16 (2.23%) R
15 14 (1.95%) PHP
16 12 (1.67%) VB6
17 10 (1.39%) Scala
18 8 (1.11%) VBScript
19 6 (0.84%) C
19 6 (0.84%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (2.65%) Degree
2 12 (1.67%) Security Cleared
3 11 (1.53%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (0.84%) Numerate Degree
6 4 (0.56%) MCSE
7 3 (0.42%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.28%) MCP
8 2 (0.28%) MCPD
8 2 (0.28%) MCTS
9 1 (0.14%) ACCA
9 1 (0.14%) ISEB
9 1 (0.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (6.13%) QA
2 17 (2.37%) Data Quality
3 11 (1.53%) EMIR
3 11 (1.53%) MiFID
4 10 (1.39%) Dodd-Frank
5 6 (0.84%) GDPR
6 4 (0.56%) Basel III
6 4 (0.56%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.42%) PMO
8 1 (0.14%) GCP
System Software
1 9 (1.25%) HDFS
2 8 (1.11%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.97%) Docker
4 3 (0.42%) SRDF
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (0.97%) Oozie
2 6 (0.84%) Puppet
3 5 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (0.42%) Ansible
4 3 (0.42%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (0.28%) Kibana
5 2 (0.28%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.14%) Control-M
6 1 (0.14%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.14%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.14%) Mesos
6 1 (0.14%) Salt
6 1 (0.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 256 (35.65%) Microsoft
2 59 (8.22%) Oracle
3 30 (4.18%) Tableau
4 20 (2.79%) Sybase
5 17 (2.37%) IBM
6 16 (2.23%) Citrix
7 15 (2.09%) Informatica
7 15 (2.09%) RedGate
8 9 (1.25%) SAP
9 7 (0.97%) Adobe
9 7 (0.97%) DevExpress
9 7 (0.97%) Intapp
10 5 (0.70%) Capita
10 5 (0.70%) Civica
10 5 (0.70%) Google
10 5 (0.70%) MicroStrategy
10 5 (0.70%) Orchard
10 5 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (0.70%) TIBCO
11 4 (0.56%) Typemock