Period
to 17 January 2020

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 17 January 2020 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
17 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 195 182 182
Rank change year-on-year -13 0 -18
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 405 716 729
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.34% 1.61% 1.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.86% 3.22% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 609 612
London median daily rate £475 £480 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.04% +3.23% +9.41%
10th Percentile £350 £356 £325
90th Percentile £625 £625 £650
England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
London median hourly rate £35.00 - £39.29
10th Percentile £33.00 - £22.26
90th Percentile £37.00 - £83.86
England median hourly rate £30.50 £24.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year +27.08% -11.11% +19.68%

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 14,149 22,238 22,484
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 46.72% 50.06% 48.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,462 16,894 17,238
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £369 £363 £350
90th Percentile £693 £675 £675
England median daily rate £485 £478 £475
% change year-on-year +1.57% +0.53% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 112 150
London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.14% +6.62% -15.00%
10th Percentile £18.71 £18.93 £18.48
90th Percentile £57.10 £53.75 £57.63
England median hourly rate £42.75 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +0.59% +6.25% -

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 17 January 2020.

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
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 17 January 2020. 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 +8 90 £475 - 42
South London +24 20 £475 -5.00% 6
West London +27 17 £400 -15.79% 13
East London +38 3 £524 +1.70% 12
T-SQL
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2020, 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.

1 375 (92.59%) SQL
2 296 (73.09%) SQL Server
3 171 (42.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 159 (39.26%) .NET
5 147 (36.30%) Agile Software Development
6 146 (36.05%) C#
7 143 (35.31%) Microsoft
8 133 (32.84%) Azure
9 125 (30.86%) Data Warehouse
10 121 (29.88%) Business Intelligence
11 106 (26.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 90 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 89 (21.98%) Finance
14 88 (21.73%) ETL
15 70 (17.28%) Oracle
16 68 (16.79%) Power BI
16 68 (16.79%) Power Platform
17 65 (16.05%) PL/SQL
18 58 (14.32%) JSON
19 54 (13.33%) JavaScript
19 54 (13.33%) XML
20 52 (12.84%) Microsoft Excel
21 49 (12.10%) ASP.NET
22 46 (11.36%) DevOps
23 45 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
23 45 (11.11%) REST
24 44 (10.86%) MVC
25 43 (10.62%) Security Cleared
26 41 (10.12%) Analytics
27 40 (9.88%) 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 33 (8.15%) Confluence
2 24 (5.93%) JBoss
2 24 (5.93%) WebLogic
3 22 (5.43%) MQSeries
3 22 (5.43%) Red Hat Fuse
4 18 (4.44%) IIS
5 11 (2.72%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (0.99%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.74%) CMS
8 3 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.74%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.49%) Apache
9 2 (0.49%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.49%) Jetty
9 2 (0.49%) NServiceBus
9 2 (0.49%) Oracle Self-Service HR
9 2 (0.49%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.25%) Anypoint
10 1 (0.25%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 52 (12.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (2.72%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.73%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.25%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.25%) SPSS
5 1 (0.25%) Stata
Business Applications
1 4 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.74%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.74%) SAP MM
3 2 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.25%) Aareon QL
4 1 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.25%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.25%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 1 (0.25%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 133 (32.84%) Azure
2 68 (16.79%) Power Platform
3 37 (9.14%) AWS
4 34 (8.40%) Azure Data Factory
5 15 (3.70%) GitHub
6 12 (2.96%) SaaS
7 9 (2.22%) IaaS
7 9 (2.22%) npm
7 9 (2.22%) PaaS
8 7 (1.73%) Google Sheets
9 6 (1.48%) Azure Functions
9 6 (1.48%) Dynamics 365
9 6 (1.48%) Serverless
10 5 (1.23%) Office 365
11 4 (0.99%) Data Lake Analytics
12 2 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.25%) Amazon EMR
13 1 (0.25%) Azure Stack
13 1 (0.25%) NuGet
13 1 (0.25%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.99%) SAN
2 2 (0.49%) DHCP
2 2 (0.49%) DNS
2 2 (0.49%) SSH
2 2 (0.49%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.25%) Extranet
3 1 (0.25%) FTP
3 1 (0.25%) Internet
3 1 (0.25%) Intranet
3 1 (0.25%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 296 (73.09%) SQL Server
2 171 (42.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 125 (30.86%) Data Warehouse
4 106 (26.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 90 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 68 (16.79%) Power BI
7 34 (8.40%) Azure SQL Database
8 30 (7.41%) Oracle Database
9 29 (7.16%) Relational Database
10 28 (6.91%) SQL Server 2008
11 26 (6.42%) PostgreSQL
11 26 (6.42%) SQL Server 2016
12 24 (5.93%) NoSQL
13 22 (5.43%) SQL Server 2012
14 16 (3.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 16 (3.95%) MongoDB
15 15 (3.70%) Big Data
15 15 (3.70%) Data Lake
15 15 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
16 14 (3.46%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 40 (9.88%) JIRA
2 34 (8.40%) Git (software)
3 31 (7.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 26 (6.42%) NUnit
4 26 (6.42%) Visual Studio
5 16 (3.95%) Selenium
6 13 (3.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 10 (2.47%) Subversion
8 8 (1.98%) gulp
8 8 (1.98%) Jenkins
8 8 (1.98%) jspm
8 8 (1.98%) Moq
9 7 (1.73%) TeamCity
10 6 (1.48%) Maven
11 5 (1.23%) webpack
12 4 (0.99%) JMeter
12 4 (0.99%) JUnit
12 4 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
12 4 (0.99%) TestCafe
13 3 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 89 (21.98%) Finance
2 38 (9.38%) Banking
3 22 (5.43%) Public Sector
4 15 (3.70%) Retail
5 12 (2.96%) Law
6 11 (2.72%) Back Office
7 10 (2.47%) Legal
8 9 (2.22%) Advertising
9 6 (1.48%) Front Office
9 6 (1.48%) Marketing
10 5 (1.23%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.99%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.49%) Electronics
13 1 (0.25%) Billing
13 1 (0.25%) German Language
13 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.25%) Local Government
13 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.25%) Police
13 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 260 (64.20%) Developer
2 98 (24.20%) SQL Developer
3 54 (13.33%) C# Developer
4 40 (9.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 39 (9.63%) .NET Developer
6 37 (9.14%) Analyst
7 33 (8.15%) Architect
8 29 (7.16%) Senior Developer
9 27 (6.67%) ETL Developer
10 24 (5.93%) SQL Server Developer
10 24 (5.93%) SSIS Developer
11 19 (4.69%) Azure Developer
11 19 (4.69%) SQL BI Developer
12 18 (4.44%) T-SQL Developer
13 16 (3.95%) Applications Developer
13 16 (3.95%) Data Engineer
13 16 (3.95%) Senior SQL Developer
14 14 (3.46%) Data Analyst
15 13 (3.21%) Business Intelligence Analyst
15 13 (3.21%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (39.26%) .NET
2 58 (14.32%) JSON
3 54 (13.33%) XML
4 49 (12.10%) ASP.NET
5 45 (11.11%) REST
6 40 (9.88%) AngularJS
7 39 (9.63%) HTML
8 37 (9.14%) Web Services
9 33 (8.15%) MDX
10 32 (7.90%) CSS
11 30 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
12 29 (7.16%) .NET Framework
13 28 (6.91%) RabbitMQ
14 27 (6.67%) WCF
15 25 (6.17%) Apache Camel
15 25 (6.17%) Hibernate
16 24 (5.93%) ActiveMQ
17 23 (5.68%) .NET Core
18 22 (5.43%) MSMQ
19 21 (5.19%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 45 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (2.47%) Derivative
2 10 (2.47%) User Experience
3 9 (2.22%) Fixed Income
3 9 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (2.22%) Virtual Team
4 8 (1.98%) Credit Derivative
4 8 (1.98%) Credit Risk
4 8 (1.98%) Hedge funds
5 7 (1.73%) Data Structures
6 6 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.48%) Replication
7 5 (1.23%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.23%) NHS
7 5 (1.23%) Public Cloud
8 4 (0.99%) Client/Server
8 4 (0.99%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.74%) Fat Client
9 3 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (0.74%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 35 (8.64%) Windows
2 9 (2.22%) VMS
3 7 (1.73%) Linux
4 5 (1.23%) Unix
4 5 (1.23%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.74%) CentOS
5 3 (0.74%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.49%) Android
6 2 (0.49%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.49%) Debian
6 2 (0.49%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.49%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (36.30%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (29.88%) Business Intelligence
3 88 (21.73%) ETL
4 46 (11.36%) DevOps
5 44 (10.86%) MVC
6 41 (10.12%) Analytics
7 40 (9.88%) Data Modelling
8 39 (9.63%) Waterfall
9 38 (9.38%) Scrum
9 38 (9.38%) TDD
10 37 (9.14%) Problem-Solving
11 36 (8.89%) Test Automation
12 34 (8.40%) SDLC
13 33 (8.15%) Data Analysis
14 31 (7.65%) Migration
14 31 (7.65%) Performance Tuning
15 28 (6.91%) Software Engineering
16 27 (6.67%) Kimball Methodology
17 26 (6.42%) Visualisation
18 25 (6.17%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 375 (92.59%) SQL
2 146 (36.05%) C#
3 65 (16.05%) PL/SQL
4 54 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 38 (9.38%) PowerShell
6 34 (8.40%) Java
7 33 (8.15%) Python
7 33 (8.15%) VB.NET
8 23 (5.68%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 18 (4.44%) VBA
10 14 (3.46%) TypeScript
10 14 (3.46%) VB
11 10 (2.47%) C
12 9 (2.22%) C++
13 8 (1.98%) Scala
14 6 (1.48%) Perl
15 5 (1.23%) PHP
15 5 (1.23%) Ruby
16 4 (0.99%) VBScript
17 3 (0.74%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 43 (10.62%) Security Cleared
2 35 (8.64%) SC Cleared
3 15 (3.70%) Degree
4 12 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.48%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (1.48%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.23%) MCITP
7 3 (0.74%) MCP
7 3 (0.74%) MCPD
7 3 (0.74%) MCTS
8 2 (0.49%) PhD
9 1 (0.25%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.25%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.19%) Data Quality
2 19 (4.69%) QA
3 1 (0.25%) GAAP
3 1 (0.25%) GDPR
3 1 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (4.44%) Docker
2 6 (1.48%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (0.74%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (1.98%) MIIS
2 6 (1.48%) Terraform
3 4 (0.99%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.74%) Control-M
5 2 (0.49%) Puppet
5 2 (0.49%) Salt
6 1 (0.25%) Automic
6 1 (0.25%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 143 (35.31%) Microsoft
2 70 (17.28%) Oracle
3 30 (7.41%) Tableau
4 29 (7.16%) Sybase
5 25 (6.17%) Red Hat
6 23 (5.68%) MuleSoft
7 22 (5.43%) Axway
8 10 (2.47%) Google
9 9 (2.22%) Cognos
10 8 (1.98%) Alteryx
10 8 (1.98%) Databricks
10 8 (1.98%) SAP
11 6 (1.48%) Informatica
11 6 (1.48%) ServiceNow
12 5 (1.23%) Hyperion
12 5 (1.23%) Intapp
12 5 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (0.99%) Citrix
14 3 (0.74%) Meridio
14 3 (0.74%) VMware