Period
to 16 November 2019

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 16 November 2019 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
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 196 185 179
Rank change year-on-year -11 -6 -9
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 483 704 742
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.35% 1.52% 1.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.86% 3.02% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 600 602
London median daily rate £475 £485 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.06% +7.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £328 £360 £343
90th Percentile £638 £638 £649
England median daily rate £420 £425 £420
% change year-on-year -1.18% +1.19% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
London median hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £54.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.48% -38.53% +160.27%
England median hourly rate £31.47 £23.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year +36.83% -14.81% -31.82%

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 16,884 23,327 22,736
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 47.20% 50.39% 48.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,701 17,764 17,223
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +7.53%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £350
90th Percentile £698 £675 £663
England median daily rate £488 £475 £451
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.32% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 116 156
London median hourly rate £45.50 £36.80 £35.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.66% +4.38% -0.63%
10th Percentile £19.18 £18.25 £17.63
90th Percentile £67.00 £60.85 £52.25
England median hourly rate £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +6.67%

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 16 November 2019.

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 16 November 2019.

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 16 November 2019. 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 -13 119 £475 - 56
South London +32 20 £400 -20.00% 4
West London +18 14 £400 -13.51% 20
East London +15 3 £524 +4.75% 13
T-SQL
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 2019, 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.

1 438 (90.68%) SQL
2 335 (69.36%) SQL Server
3 197 (40.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 196 (40.58%) .NET
5 173 (35.82%) C#
6 169 (34.99%) Microsoft
7 167 (34.58%) Azure
8 157 (32.51%) Agile Software Development
9 143 (29.61%) Business Intelligence
10 141 (29.19%) Data Warehouse
11 131 (27.12%) Finance
12 126 (26.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 116 (24.02%) ETL
14 94 (19.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 84 (17.39%) Oracle
16 83 (17.18%) JavaScript
17 76 (15.73%) PL/SQL
18 75 (15.53%) Power BI
18 75 (15.53%) Power Platform
19 66 (13.66%) Git (software)
20 65 (13.46%) JSON
21 63 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
22 60 (12.42%) AngularJS
23 56 (11.59%) ASP.NET
24 54 (11.18%) Python
25 50 (10.35%) AWS
25 50 (10.35%) XML
25 50 (10.35%) Windows
26 49 (10.14%) Banking
27 48 (9.94%) Security Cleared

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 35 (7.25%) Confluence
2 28 (5.80%) JBoss
2 28 (5.80%) WebLogic
3 22 (4.55%) IIS
3 22 (4.55%) MQSeries
4 19 (3.93%) SharePoint
5 14 (2.90%) Apache Spark
6 12 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (1.66%) Tomcat
8 7 (1.45%) Jetty
9 6 (1.24%) CMS
9 6 (1.24%) Oracle Self-Service HR
9 6 (1.24%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (0.83%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.62%) Apache
11 3 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.62%) K2 blackpearl
11 3 (0.62%) NServiceBus
11 3 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.41%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 63 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (3.31%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (1.66%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.21%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.21%) SPSS
5 1 (0.21%) Stata
Business Applications
1 9 (1.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.62%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.41%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (0.41%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.21%) Aareon QL
5 1 (0.21%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.21%) FLEXCUBE
5 1 (0.21%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.21%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 167 (34.58%) Azure
2 75 (15.53%) Power Platform
3 50 (10.35%) AWS
4 41 (8.49%) Azure Data Factory
5 13 (2.69%) GitHub
6 11 (2.28%) Dynamics 365
7 10 (2.07%) SaaS
8 9 (1.86%) npm
9 7 (1.45%) Google Sheets
9 7 (1.45%) PaaS
10 6 (1.24%) Azure Functions
10 6 (1.24%) GCP
10 6 (1.24%) Serverless
11 5 (1.04%) IaaS
12 4 (0.83%) Data Lake Analytics
12 4 (0.83%) Office 365
13 3 (0.62%) Apigee
13 3 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (0.62%) OpenShift
14 1 (0.21%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.24%) SSH
2 2 (0.41%) Internet
3 1 (0.21%) Extranet
3 1 (0.21%) FTP
3 1 (0.21%) Intranet
3 1 (0.21%) LAN
3 1 (0.21%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.21%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 335 (69.36%) SQL Server
2 197 (40.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 141 (29.19%) Data Warehouse
4 126 (26.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 94 (19.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 75 (15.53%) Power BI
7 44 (9.11%) Oracle Database
8 36 (7.45%) Azure SQL Database
9 32 (6.63%) PostgreSQL
10 28 (5.80%) MongoDB
10 28 (5.80%) SQL Server 2012
11 27 (5.59%) SQL Server 2016
12 25 (5.18%) SQL Server 2008
13 23 (4.76%) NoSQL
13 23 (4.76%) Relational Database
14 20 (4.14%) Big Data
14 20 (4.14%) Data Lake
14 20 (4.14%) SQL Server 2014
15 15 (3.11%) Star Schema
16 13 (2.69%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 66 (13.66%) Git (software)
2 46 (9.52%) JIRA
3 36 (7.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 35 (7.25%) Visual Studio
5 32 (6.63%) NUnit
6 24 (4.97%) Selenium
7 16 (3.31%) Jenkins
8 14 (2.90%) Subversion
9 11 (2.28%) Maven
10 9 (1.86%) Cucumber
10 9 (1.86%) Moq
10 9 (1.86%) TeamCity
11 8 (1.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (1.66%) Gradle
11 8 (1.66%) Oracle Forms
11 8 (1.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 7 (1.45%) Ant
12 7 (1.45%) gulp
12 7 (1.45%) jspm
13 6 (1.24%) Leiningen
General
1 131 (27.12%) Finance
2 49 (10.14%) Banking
3 28 (5.80%) Retail
4 22 (4.55%) Public Sector
5 16 (3.31%) Back Office
6 13 (2.69%) Legal
7 8 (1.66%) Advertising
7 8 (1.66%) Law
8 7 (1.45%) Marketing
9 6 (1.24%) Front Office
10 4 (0.83%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.62%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.41%) Billing
12 2 (0.41%) Electronics
12 2 (0.41%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.21%) Games
13 1 (0.21%) German Language
13 1 (0.21%) Publishing
13 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 309 (63.98%) Developer
2 99 (20.50%) SQL Developer
3 81 (16.77%) C# Developer
4 68 (14.08%) .NET Developer
5 54 (11.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 44 (9.11%) Analyst
7 41 (8.49%) Architect
8 33 (6.83%) C# .NET Developer
8 33 (6.83%) Senior Developer
9 27 (5.59%) SSIS Developer
10 24 (4.97%) Azure Developer
10 24 (4.97%) Software Developer
10 24 (4.97%) T-SQL Developer
11 23 (4.76%) ETL Developer
11 23 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
11 23 (4.76%) SQL Server Developer
12 22 (4.55%) SQL BI Developer
13 18 (3.73%) SSAS Developer
14 17 (3.52%) Data Analyst
15 16 (3.31%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (40.58%) .NET
2 65 (13.46%) JSON
3 60 (12.42%) AngularJS
4 56 (11.59%) ASP.NET
5 50 (10.35%) XML
6 48 (9.94%) HTML
6 48 (9.94%) REST
7 38 (7.87%) CSS
8 36 (7.45%) MDX
9 34 (7.04%) Web Services
10 33 (6.83%) RabbitMQ
11 31 (6.42%) jQuery
12 29 (6.00%) Apache Camel
12 29 (6.00%) Hibernate
12 29 (6.00%) WCF
13 28 (5.80%) .NET Framework
13 28 (5.80%) ActiveMQ
13 28 (5.80%) WinForms
14 27 (5.59%) ASP.NET MVC
15 22 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 35 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (3.11%) Derivative
3 12 (2.48%) User Experience
4 11 (2.28%) Hedge funds
5 10 (2.07%) Virtual Team
6 9 (1.86%) Credit Derivative
6 9 (1.86%) Credit Risk
6 9 (1.86%) Greenfield Project
6 9 (1.86%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (1.66%) Fixed Income
8 7 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.24%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.04%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.83%) Data Structures
11 4 (0.83%) Public Cloud
12 3 (0.62%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.62%) Equities
12 3 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (0.62%) N-Tier
13 2 (0.41%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 50 (10.35%) Windows
2 20 (4.14%) Linux
3 9 (1.86%) VMS
4 8 (1.66%) CentOS
4 8 (1.66%) Ubuntu
5 6 (1.24%) Android
5 6 (1.24%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.24%) Debian
5 6 (1.24%) Mac OS X
5 6 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.04%) Unix
7 4 (0.83%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.83%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (32.51%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (29.61%) Business Intelligence
3 116 (24.02%) ETL
4 48 (9.94%) DevOps
5 47 (9.73%) MVC
6 45 (9.32%) Problem-Solving
6 45 (9.32%) TDD
7 43 (8.90%) Analytics
7 43 (8.90%) Scrum
8 41 (8.49%) Test Automation
9 40 (8.28%) Data Modelling
10 39 (8.07%) Waterfall
11 37 (7.66%) Software Engineering
12 34 (7.04%) Performance Tuning
13 32 (6.63%) Microservices
14 31 (6.42%) SDLC
14 31 (6.42%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 29 (6.00%) Decision-Making
16 28 (5.80%) Data Integration
17 26 (5.38%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 438 (90.68%) SQL
2 173 (35.82%) C#
3 83 (17.18%) JavaScript
4 76 (15.73%) PL/SQL
5 54 (11.18%) Python
6 45 (9.32%) Java
7 36 (7.45%) VB.NET
8 33 (6.83%) PowerShell
9 25 (5.18%) VBA
10 23 (4.76%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 16 (3.31%) C++
11 16 (3.31%) TypeScript
12 13 (2.69%) VB
13 12 (2.48%) R
14 11 (2.28%) Scala
14 11 (2.28%) VBScript
15 10 (2.07%) C
15 10 (2.07%) Perl
16 8 (1.66%) Bash Shell
16 8 (1.66%) PHP
Qualifications
1 48 (9.94%) Security Cleared
2 40 (8.28%) SC Cleared
3 15 (3.11%) Degree
4 9 (1.86%) DV Cleared
4 9 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.62%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.62%) MCP
6 2 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.41%) MCPD
6 2 (0.41%) MCSE
6 2 (0.41%) MCTS
7 1 (0.21%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.21%) MCITP
7 1 (0.21%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.55%) Data Quality
2 19 (3.93%) QA
3 4 (0.83%) GAAP
4 1 (0.21%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (4.55%) Docker
2 5 (1.04%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.04%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (1.66%) Kubernetes
2 7 (1.45%) MIIS
3 6 (1.24%) Puppet
3 6 (1.24%) Salt
3 6 (1.24%) Terraform
4 5 (1.04%) Control-M
5 1 (0.21%) Automic
5 1 (0.21%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.21%) SCCM
Vendors
1 169 (34.99%) Microsoft
2 84 (17.39%) Oracle
3 32 (6.63%) Red Hat
4 29 (6.00%) Sybase
5 24 (4.97%) Tableau
6 23 (4.76%) MuleSoft
7 22 (4.55%) Axway
8 16 (3.31%) Google
9 14 (2.90%) Databricks
10 12 (2.48%) Alteryx
11 9 (1.86%) SAP
12 8 (1.66%) Cognos
12 8 (1.66%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (1.45%) Citrix
14 6 (1.24%) Cloudera
14 6 (1.24%) Hortonworks
15 5 (1.04%) Informatica
16 4 (0.83%) Intapp
16 4 (0.83%) Meridio
16 4 (0.83%) ServiceNow