Period
to 5 March 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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 222 173 184
Rank change year-on-year -49 +11 +4
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 225 430 696
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.12% 1.53% 1.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.29% 3.22% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 326 595
Median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £300 £340 £356
90th Percentile £684 £675 £616
England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £34.34 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +40.15% -62.10%
England median hourly rate £55.00 £24.70 £23.50
% change year-on-year +122.67% +5.11% -21.01%

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 9,806 13,338 21,506
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 48.77% 47.54% 49.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,222 10,006 16,414
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £350 £370 £363
90th Percentile £700 £688 £675
England median daily rate £495 £493 £483
% change year-on-year +0.51% +1.99% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 94 97
Median hourly rate £40.00 £47.83 £36.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.37% +30.43% +22.74%
10th Percentile £21.63 £18.72 £18.70
90th Percentile £68.36 £64.96 £53.75
Median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -3.41% +3.53% +6.25%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +12 20 £525 +16.67% 26
West London +26 2 £548 +36.88% 5
South London +22 2 £450 -17.43% 1
T-SQL
England

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 213 (94.67%) SQL
2 138 (61.33%) SQL Server
3 119 (52.89%) Azure
4 99 (44.00%) C#
5 82 (36.44%) .NET
6 80 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
7 76 (33.78%) Oracle
8 72 (32.00%) Finance
9 71 (31.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 69 (30.67%) Microsoft
11 64 (28.44%) Azure SQL Database
12 62 (27.56%) PL/SQL
13 60 (26.67%) Microservices
14 59 (26.22%) Business Intelligence
15 56 (24.89%) Python
16 55 (24.44%) Data Warehouse
17 54 (24.00%) Data Development
18 52 (23.11%) Power Platform
18 52 (23.11%) AWS
19 51 (22.67%) ETL
20 49 (21.78%) Logic Apps
21 47 (20.89%) Serverless
22 45 (20.00%) Azure Functions
23 43 (19.11%) Software Engineering
24 42 (18.67%) MongoDB
24 42 (18.67%) DevOps
25 41 (18.22%) Power BI
25 41 (18.22%) Data Modelling
26 39 (17.33%) Windows
27 38 (16.89%) 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 32 (14.22%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (4.44%) NServiceBus
3 5 (2.22%) Oracle Coherence
3 5 (2.22%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.33%) Drupal
4 3 (1.33%) SAS
5 2 (0.89%) Apache
5 2 (0.89%) Appian
5 2 (0.89%) IIS
5 2 (0.89%) JBoss
5 2 (0.89%) Joomla!
5 2 (0.89%) MQSeries
5 2 (0.89%) Red Hat Fuse
5 2 (0.89%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.89%) WordPress
6 1 (0.44%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.44%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.44%) Confluence
6 1 (0.44%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 9 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Cerner Millennium
1 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.44%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 119 (52.89%) Azure
2 52 (23.11%) AWS
2 52 (23.11%) Power Platform
3 49 (21.78%) Logic Apps
4 47 (20.89%) Serverless
5 45 (20.00%) Azure Functions
6 32 (14.22%) AWS Lambda
7 14 (6.22%) PowerApps
8 13 (5.78%) Azure Data Factory
9 11 (4.89%) Power Automate
10 10 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (2.67%) GCP
12 3 (1.33%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (1.33%) Dynamics 365
12 3 (1.33%) NuGet
13 2 (0.89%) GitHub
13 2 (0.89%) Microsoft 365
13 2 (0.89%) PaaS
13 2 (0.89%) SaaS
14 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.33%) DHCP
1 3 (1.33%) DNS
1 3 (1.33%) SMTP
1 3 (1.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.89%) Firewall
2 2 (0.89%) SAN
3 1 (0.44%) FTP
3 1 (0.44%) ICMP
3 1 (0.44%) Internet
3 1 (0.44%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.44%) SNMP
3 1 (0.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (61.33%) SQL Server
2 71 (31.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 64 (28.44%) Azure SQL Database
4 55 (24.44%) Data Warehouse
5 42 (18.67%) MongoDB
6 41 (18.22%) Power BI
7 29 (12.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 18 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 15 (6.67%) NoSQL
9 15 (6.67%) Oracle Database
9 15 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
10 14 (6.22%) SQL Server 2008
11 13 (5.78%) OLTP
12 11 (4.89%) SQL Server 2016
13 10 (4.44%) MySQL
13 10 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
13 10 (4.44%) QlikView
13 10 (4.44%) Tableau
14 9 (4.00%) Data Lake
14 9 (4.00%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 16 (7.11%) Git (software)
2 14 (6.22%) Visual Studio
3 11 (4.89%) Visual Studio Team System
4 7 (3.11%) ER Studio
4 7 (3.11%) ERwin
4 7 (3.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 7 (3.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (2.22%) JIRA
6 4 (1.78%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (1.33%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.89%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.89%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.89%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.89%) Selenium
8 2 (0.89%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.89%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.44%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.44%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (0.44%) SoapUI
General
1 72 (32.00%) Finance
2 31 (13.78%) Banking
3 14 (6.22%) Investment Banking
4 13 (5.78%) Public Sector
5 10 (4.44%) Marketing
6 9 (4.00%) Front Office
7 8 (3.56%) Electronics
7 8 (3.56%) Manufacturing
7 8 (3.56%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.89%) Digital Economy
8 2 (0.89%) Legal
8 2 (0.89%) Retail
9 1 (0.44%) Games
9 1 (0.44%) Law
9 1 (0.44%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 125 (55.56%) Developer
2 37 (16.44%) SQL Developer
3 33 (14.67%) .NET Developer
4 22 (9.78%) Analyst
4 22 (9.78%) C# Developer
5 21 (9.33%) Senior Developer
6 20 (8.89%) Azure Developer
7 18 (8.00%) Python Developer
8 17 (7.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 15 (6.67%) Data Analyst
10 14 (6.22%) C# .NET Developer
11 13 (5.78%) SQL Analyst
12 12 (5.33%) Azure Engineer
12 12 (5.33%) Power BI Analyst
12 12 (5.33%) Senior Python Developer
13 11 (4.89%) Data Engineer
14 10 (4.44%) Cloud Developer
14 10 (4.44%) DevOps Engineer
14 10 (4.44%) Energy Trading Developer
14 10 (4.44%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (36.44%) .NET
2 30 (13.33%) Web Services
3 26 (11.56%) .NET Core
3 26 (11.56%) XML
4 25 (11.11%) JSON
5 20 (8.89%) ASP.NET
6 15 (6.67%) .NET Framework
6 15 (6.67%) REST
6 15 (6.67%) WPF
7 14 (6.22%) RabbitMQ
8 13 (5.78%) AngularJS
8 13 (5.78%) ASP.NET Web API
9 12 (5.33%) ASP.NET Core
9 12 (5.33%) SOAP
9 12 (5.33%) WinForms
10 9 (4.00%) Spring
11 8 (3.56%) HTML
12 7 (3.11%) XSLT
13 6 (2.67%) CSS
14 5 (2.22%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 38 (16.89%) Cloud Native
2 17 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (6.67%) User Experience
4 11 (4.89%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (4.00%) Reference Data
6 6 (2.67%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (2.22%) Fixed Income
8 4 (1.78%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.78%) Reinsurance
9 3 (1.33%) NHS
10 2 (0.89%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.89%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.44%) Contactless
11 1 (0.44%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.44%) Freedom of Information
11 1 (0.44%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.44%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.44%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 39 (17.33%) Windows
2 6 (2.67%) Linux
2 6 (2.67%) Unix
3 5 (2.22%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.89%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.89%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.89%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.44%) CentOS
6 1 (0.44%) Debian
6 1 (0.44%) Solaris
6 1 (0.44%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (26.67%) Microservices
3 59 (26.22%) Business Intelligence
4 54 (24.00%) Data Development
5 51 (22.67%) ETL
6 43 (19.11%) Software Engineering
7 42 (18.67%) DevOps
8 41 (18.22%) Data Modelling
9 36 (16.00%) SDLC
10 30 (13.33%) Data Engineering
11 27 (12.00%) Scrum
12 26 (11.56%) SOA
13 25 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
14 22 (9.78%) TDD
15 20 (8.89%) BDD
16 19 (8.44%) Migration
17 17 (7.56%) Continuous Delivery
17 17 (7.56%) Data Integration
17 17 (7.56%) Data Management
18 16 (7.11%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 213 (94.67%) SQL
2 99 (44.00%) C#
3 62 (27.56%) PL/SQL
4 56 (24.89%) Python
5 37 (16.44%) C++
6 32 (14.22%) Go
7 26 (11.56%) Java
8 25 (11.11%) PowerShell
9 19 (8.44%) JavaScript
10 13 (5.78%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 7 (3.11%) VB.NET
12 5 (2.22%) Scala
13 4 (1.78%) Perl
13 4 (1.78%) TypeScript
14 3 (1.33%) C
14 3 (1.33%) R
14 3 (1.33%) VB
14 3 (1.33%) VBA
14 3 (1.33%) XAML
15 2 (0.89%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (4.89%) Degree
2 4 (1.78%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (1.78%) ISEB
2 4 (1.78%) ISTQB
2 4 (1.78%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.89%) HPE ATP
4 2 (0.89%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.44%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.44%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.44%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.33%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.78%) QA
3 3 (1.33%) GDPR
4 1 (0.44%) COBIT
4 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 9 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.22%) Docker
3 4 (1.78%) Platform Symphony
4 2 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.44%) KVM
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.44%) Xen
Systems Management
1 36 (16.00%) Kubernetes
2 9 (4.00%) Terraform
3 2 (0.89%) WMI
4 1 (0.44%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.44%) Grafana
4 1 (0.44%) Nagios
4 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.44%) Puppet
4 1 (0.44%) Rundeck
4 1 (0.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 76 (33.78%) Oracle
2 69 (30.67%) Microsoft
3 37 (16.44%) MuleSoft
4 13 (5.78%) SAP
5 9 (4.00%) Informatica
6 6 (2.67%) Databricks
6 6 (2.67%) ServiceNow
7 5 (2.22%) Google
8 4 (1.78%) Citrix
8 4 (1.78%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.78%) Sybase
9 3 (1.33%) Bloomberg
9 3 (1.33%) Telerik
9 3 (1.33%) VMware
10 2 (0.89%) Alteryx
10 2 (0.89%) Apple
10 2 (0.89%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.89%) Axway
10 2 (0.89%) DevExpress
10 2 (0.89%) iManage