Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 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
15 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 193 184 162
Rank change year-on-year -9 -22 -7
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 576 695 693
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.40% 1.50% 1.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.94% 3.06% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 463 553 525
London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £350 £311 £313
90th Percentile £575 £588 £575
England median daily rate £418 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +1.83% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 1
London median hourly rate £21.50 £29.15 £17.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.24% +71.42% -62.21%
10th Percentile £21.25 £22.25 £17.00
90th Percentile £21.75 £45.95 £17.01
England median hourly rate £27.94 £29.15 £34.00
% change year-on-year -4.15% -14.26% -6.85%

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 19,560 22,710 19,774
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 47.48% 48.97% 46.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,801 17,330 14,628
London median daily rate £525 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +2.60% +11.00%
10th Percentile £363 £361 £325
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
England median daily rate £480 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 194 149
London median hourly rate £35.00 £42.02 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.70% +5.04% +53.85%
10th Percentile £18.32 £17.52 £17.20
90th Percentile £60.68 £63.38 £52.60
England median hourly rate £43.00 £41.50 £41.13
% change year-on-year +3.61% +0.91% +9.67%

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 15 July 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
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 15 July 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 -8 152 £475 +5.56% 45
South London +4 11 £375 +2.74% 1
West London +9 10 £438 +14.01% 28
North London -5 2 £466 -11.19% 2
East London -16 2 £425 -10.99% 15
T-SQL
England

For the 6 months to 15 July 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.

1 538 (93.40%) SQL
2 374 (64.93%) SQL Server
3 268 (46.53%) C#
4 240 (41.67%) Finance
5 228 (39.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 220 (38.19%) .NET
7 216 (37.50%) Microsoft
8 210 (36.46%) Data Warehouse
9 209 (36.28%) Business Intelligence
10 198 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
11 190 (32.99%) Microsoft Azure
12 171 (29.69%) ETL
13 151 (26.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 124 (21.53%) JavaScript
15 104 (18.06%) Oracle
16 97 (16.84%) Analytics
17 95 (16.49%) Power BI
17 95 (16.49%) Power Platform
18 84 (14.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 83 (14.41%) PL/SQL
20 75 (13.02%) Git (software)
21 74 (12.85%) Banking
22 69 (11.98%) Analytical Skills
23 68 (11.81%) AngularJS
23 68 (11.81%) CSS
24 67 (11.63%) Windows
25 65 (11.28%) Test Automation
26 60 (10.42%) HTML
27 57 (9.90%) Scrum
27 57 (9.90%) Performance Tuning

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 34 (5.90%) SharePoint
2 32 (5.56%) IIS
3 25 (4.34%) Apache Spark
4 13 (2.26%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (1.74%) Tomcat
6 8 (1.39%) Jetty
7 6 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (0.87%) CMS
8 5 (0.87%) Confluence
9 4 (0.69%) JBoss
9 4 (0.69%) Oracle Self-Service HR
9 4 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.69%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.52%) Apache
10 3 (0.52%) K2 blackpearl
11 2 (0.35%) NServiceBus
11 2 (0.35%) Sitefinity
11 2 (0.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 52 (9.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.69%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.69%) Relativity
3 3 (0.52%) Elite 3E
4 2 (0.35%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (0.35%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.17%) FLEXCUBE
5 1 (0.17%) JDE OneWorld
5 1 (0.17%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.17%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.17%) Raiser's Edge
5 1 (0.17%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 190 (32.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 95 (16.49%) Power Platform
3 55 (9.55%) Azure Data Factory
4 41 (7.12%) Amazon AWS
5 20 (3.47%) Serverless
6 16 (2.78%) Dynamics 365
7 15 (2.60%) Azure Functions
8 13 (2.26%) Google Cloud Platform
8 13 (2.26%) SaaS
9 9 (1.56%) Data Lake Analytics
10 8 (1.39%) Office 365
10 8 (1.39%) PaaS
11 5 (0.87%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (0.52%) Apigee
12 3 (0.52%) BrowserStack
12 3 (0.52%) GitHub
12 3 (0.52%) IaaS
13 2 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.35%) NuGet
13 2 (0.35%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.87%) Internet
2 4 (0.69%) DHCP
2 4 (0.69%) DNS
2 4 (0.69%) SSH
3 2 (0.35%) LAN
4 1 (0.17%) Firewall
4 1 (0.17%) HTTP
4 1 (0.17%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.17%) SAN
4 1 (0.17%) VPN
4 1 (0.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 374 (64.93%) SQL Server
2 228 (39.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 210 (36.46%) Data Warehouse
4 151 (26.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 95 (16.49%) Power BI
6 84 (14.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 48 (8.33%) Oracle Database
7 48 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 46 (7.99%) SQL Server 2014
9 45 (7.81%) SQL Server 2008
10 43 (7.47%) Big Data
11 36 (6.25%) SQL Server 2016
12 33 (5.73%) OLAP
13 28 (4.86%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 28 (4.86%) Azure SQL Database
14 27 (4.69%) Cosmos DB
14 27 (4.69%) Hadoop
15 24 (4.17%) MongoDB
15 24 (4.17%) SQL Server 2017
16 21 (3.65%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 75 (13.02%) Git (software)
2 54 (9.38%) Visual Studio
3 46 (7.99%) Team Foundation Server
4 37 (6.42%) Selenium
5 30 (5.21%) SpecFlow
5 30 (5.21%) Subversion
6 29 (5.03%) TeamCity
7 26 (4.51%) JIRA
7 26 (4.51%) NUnit
8 24 (4.17%) Jenkins
9 19 (3.30%) Oracle Forms
10 15 (2.60%) Visual Studio Coded UI
11 14 (2.43%) Grunt
11 14 (2.43%) gulp
11 14 (2.43%) Octopus Deploy
11 14 (2.43%) tSQLt
12 13 (2.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 13 (2.26%) Visual Studio Team System
13 12 (2.08%) Maven
14 9 (1.56%) Gradle
General
1 240 (41.67%) Finance
2 74 (12.85%) Banking
3 47 (8.16%) Retail
4 33 (5.73%) Back Office
5 20 (3.47%) Legal
6 14 (2.43%) Investment Banking
7 12 (2.08%) Front Office
8 10 (1.74%) Law
8 10 (1.74%) Marketing
9 9 (1.56%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.69%) Electronics
10 4 (0.69%) General Ledger
10 4 (0.69%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.69%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.52%) Billing
12 2 (0.35%) Advertising
12 2 (0.35%) Games
13 1 (0.17%) Automotive
13 1 (0.17%) Publishing
13 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 371 (64.41%) Developer
2 117 (20.31%) SQL Developer
3 99 (17.19%) C# Developer
4 96 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 66 (11.46%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 56 (9.72%) C# .NET Developer
7 35 (6.08%) Full Stack Developer
7 35 (6.08%) Senior Developer
8 33 (5.73%) Analyst
9 28 (4.86%) Data Engineer
9 28 (4.86%) SSIS Developer
10 27 (4.69%) WinForms Developer
11 25 (4.34%) Angular Developer
12 24 (4.17%) SQL BI Developer
13 22 (3.82%) Architect
13 22 (3.82%) Consultant
14 21 (3.65%) T-SQL Developer
15 20 (3.47%) DBA
15 20 (3.47%) SQL DBA
16 18 (3.13%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 220 (38.19%) .NET
2 68 (11.81%) AngularJS
2 68 (11.81%) CSS
3 60 (10.42%) HTML
4 53 (9.20%) ASP.NET
5 51 (8.85%) jQuery
6 42 (7.29%) WinForms
7 36 (6.25%) HTML5
8 35 (6.08%) React
9 34 (5.90%) WPF
10 33 (5.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 32 (5.56%) .NET Framework
11 32 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
12 30 (5.21%) JSON
13 25 (4.34%) RESTful
14 23 (3.99%) Ajax
14 23 (3.99%) Web Services
14 23 (3.99%) XML
15 21 (3.65%) Entity Framework
15 21 (3.65%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 69 (11.98%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (5.03%) User Experience
3 19 (3.30%) Greenfield Project
4 16 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (1.91%) Data Structures
7 9 (1.56%) Replication
8 7 (1.22%) Algorithms
8 7 (1.22%) Clustering
8 7 (1.22%) Fixed Income
9 5 (0.87%) Derivative
9 5 (0.87%) Hedge funds
9 5 (0.87%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.69%) Blog
10 4 (0.69%) NHS
10 4 (0.69%) Reference Data
11 3 (0.52%) Blackberry
11 3 (0.52%) Equities
11 3 (0.52%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.35%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 67 (11.63%) Windows
2 26 (4.51%) Linux
3 12 (2.08%) Windows Server
4 9 (1.56%) Unix
4 9 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.04%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.69%) Android
7 4 (0.69%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.69%) CentOS
7 4 (0.69%) Debian
7 4 (0.69%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.69%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.35%) Solaris
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (36.28%) Business Intelligence
2 198 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
3 171 (29.69%) ETL
4 97 (16.84%) Analytics
5 65 (11.28%) Test Automation
6 57 (9.90%) Performance Tuning
6 57 (9.90%) Scrum
7 55 (9.55%) Problem-Solving
8 54 (9.38%) Data Modelling
9 53 (9.20%) MVC
10 48 (8.33%) Kimball Methodology
11 46 (7.99%) Software Engineering
12 40 (6.94%) TDD
13 38 (6.60%) Migration
13 38 (6.60%) SDLC
14 36 (6.25%) Fintech
15 35 (6.08%) Data Analysis
16 31 (5.38%) Data Migration
17 30 (5.21%) Continuous Integration
17 30 (5.21%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 538 (93.40%) SQL
2 268 (46.53%) C#
3 124 (21.53%) JavaScript
4 83 (14.41%) PL/SQL
5 51 (8.85%) VB.NET
6 49 (8.51%) PowerShell
7 45 (7.81%) Python
8 33 (5.73%) VBA
9 29 (5.03%) Java
10 26 (4.51%) VB
11 24 (4.17%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 13 (2.26%) C++
12 13 (2.26%) TypeScript
13 12 (2.08%) R
14 9 (1.56%) U-SQL
15 7 (1.22%) VBScript
16 6 (1.04%) Bash Shell
16 6 (1.04%) Go
16 6 (1.04%) Perl
16 6 (1.04%) Scala
Qualifications
1 29 (5.03%) Security Cleared
2 25 (4.34%) SC Cleared
3 14 (2.43%) Degree
4 6 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.52%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.35%) HP APS
6 2 (0.35%) MCP
6 2 (0.35%) MCSE
7 1 (0.17%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.17%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.17%) ISEB
7 1 (0.17%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.17%) MCAD
7 1 (0.17%) MCITP
7 1 (0.17%) MCSD
7 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 1 (0.17%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.03%) QA
2 13 (2.26%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.22%) SLA
4 3 (0.52%) GDPR
5 2 (0.35%) GAAP
5 2 (0.35%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.17%) HL7
6 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (2.78%) Docker
2 14 (2.43%) Active Directory
3 12 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.35%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 15 (2.60%) Kubernetes
2 9 (1.56%) HP ALM
3 7 (1.22%) SCOM
4 6 (1.04%) Puppet
5 4 (0.69%) Salt
5 4 (0.69%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.35%) Ansible
6 2 (0.35%) Control-M
6 2 (0.35%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (0.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.17%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.17%) Automic
7 1 (0.17%) SQL Sentry
7 1 (0.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 216 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 104 (18.06%) Oracle
3 23 (3.99%) Citrix
3 23 (3.99%) Tableau
4 15 (2.60%) Alteryx
4 15 (2.60%) Google
5 11 (1.91%) MicroStrategy
5 11 (1.91%) SAP
6 9 (1.56%) Databricks
6 9 (1.56%) HP
7 8 (1.39%) Sybase
8 6 (1.04%) IBM
8 6 (1.04%) Informatica
8 6 (1.04%) Red Hat
8 6 (1.04%) Talend
9 5 (0.87%) SnapLogic
10 4 (0.69%) AppDynamics
10 4 (0.69%) Cloudera
10 4 (0.69%) Hortonworks
10 4 (0.69%) Salesforce.com