Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 184 155 139
Rank change year-on-year -29 -16 -14
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 705 708 806
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.53% 1.75% 1.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.15% 3.83% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 586 528 616
London median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £300
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
England median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 3
London median hourly rate £35.00 £17.56 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +99.29% -60.97% +121.57%
England median hourly rate £32.50 £16.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +96.97% -61.18% +48.14%

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 22,361 18,487 19,003
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 48.40% 45.71% 42.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,076 13,784 14,224
London median daily rate £500 £475 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £356 £325 £307
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 216 121 121
London median hourly rate £35.00 £44.00 £26.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.45% +67.17% -9.24%
10th Percentile £17.64 £18.50 £14.75
90th Percentile £53.75 £57.50 £55.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year -2.44% +5.81% +10.71%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -31 167 £450 +5.88% 60
South London -29 44 £365 -1.35% 9
West London -20 30 £388 -6.06% 34
East London -14 14 £525 +18.64% 9
North London - 1 £550 - 4
T-SQL
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 679 (96.31%) SQL
2 526 (74.61%) SQL Server
3 306 (43.40%) C#
4 295 (41.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 282 (40.00%) .NET
6 279 (39.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 229 (32.48%) Business Intelligence
8 224 (31.77%) Microsoft
8 224 (31.77%) Finance
9 216 (30.64%) Agile Software Development
10 182 (25.82%) ETL
11 171 (24.26%) Data Warehouse
12 152 (21.56%) Microsoft Azure
13 148 (20.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 111 (15.74%) Power BI
15 109 (15.46%) Data Modelling
16 104 (14.75%) HTML
17 103 (14.61%) Windows
18 102 (14.47%) ASP.NET
19 100 (14.18%) JavaScript
20 92 (13.05%) TDD
21 89 (12.62%) Banking
22 87 (12.34%) SQL Server 2012
22 87 (12.34%) Analytical Skills
23 86 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
23 86 (12.20%) CSS
24 82 (11.63%) AngularJS
25 80 (11.35%) MVC
26 79 (11.21%) .NET Framework
27 77 (10.92%) Problem-Solving

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 (4.82%) Elasticsearch
2 26 (3.69%) IIS
3 23 (3.26%) SharePoint
4 17 (2.41%) NServiceBus
5 14 (1.99%) Apache Spark
6 8 (1.13%) Confluence
6 8 (1.13%) JBoss
7 7 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (0.85%) Apache
8 6 (0.85%) CMS
8 6 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (0.85%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 5 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.43%) Jetty
10 3 (0.43%) Oracle Self-Service HR
10 3 (0.43%) SAS
10 3 (0.43%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.28%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 71 (10.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 32 (4.54%) MS Visio
3 23 (3.26%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (1.42%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (0.99%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 4 (0.57%) SPSS
8 3 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.28%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.14%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 13 (1.84%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.43%) Elite 3E
3 3 (0.43%) Eloqua
3 3 (0.43%) Hyperion Planning
3 3 (0.43%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.43%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 3 (0.43%) Servitor
4 2 (0.28%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.14%) FastStats
5 1 (0.14%) MetaTrader
5 1 (0.14%) OpenText MBPM
5 1 (0.14%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (0.14%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.14%) SunGard GMI
5 1 (0.14%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.14%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 152 (21.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (2.84%) Azure Data Factory
4 13 (1.84%) Office 365
5 12 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (1.56%) PaaS
7 10 (1.42%) Data Lake Analytics
7 10 (1.42%) Serverless
8 6 (0.85%) Dynamics 365
8 6 (0.85%) SaaS
9 5 (0.71%) Adobe Analytics
9 5 (0.71%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.57%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.57%) Azure Machine Learning
10 4 (0.57%) GitHub
10 4 (0.57%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.14%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.71%) DNS
2 4 (0.57%) Firewall
2 4 (0.57%) FTP
3 3 (0.43%) DHCP
3 3 (0.43%) SAN
3 3 (0.43%) SSH
4 2 (0.28%) Intranet
4 2 (0.28%) LAN
4 2 (0.28%) SMTP
4 2 (0.28%) WAN
5 1 (0.14%) Internet
5 1 (0.14%) Skype
5 1 (0.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 526 (74.61%) SQL Server
2 295 (41.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 279 (39.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 171 (24.26%) Data Warehouse
5 148 (20.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 111 (15.74%) Power BI
7 87 (12.34%) SQL Server 2012
8 71 (10.07%) SQL Server 2014
9 66 (9.36%) SQL Server 2008
10 56 (7.94%) SQL Server 2016
11 48 (6.81%) Relational Database
12 39 (5.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 38 (5.39%) Data Lake
14 29 (4.11%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 29 (4.11%) Big Data
15 24 (3.40%) Oracle Database
16 23 (3.26%) NoSQL
17 20 (2.84%) Data Mart
18 19 (2.70%) MongoDB
19 18 (2.55%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 86 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 49 (6.95%) NUnit
3 48 (6.81%) Visual Studio
4 36 (5.11%) Git (software)
5 32 (4.54%) TeamCity
6 29 (4.11%) Octopus Deploy
7 27 (3.83%) JIRA
8 24 (3.40%) MSTest
9 23 (3.26%) Jenkins
10 22 (3.12%) Subversion
11 20 (2.84%) Selenium
12 19 (2.70%) Moq
13 16 (2.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 15 (2.13%) Jasmine
15 11 (1.56%) Ant
16 10 (1.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 10 (1.42%) Maven
16 10 (1.42%) SpecFlow
16 10 (1.42%) tSQLt
16 10 (1.42%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 224 (31.77%) Finance
2 89 (12.62%) Banking
3 32 (4.54%) Legal
4 30 (4.26%) Retail
5 29 (4.11%) Front Office
6 21 (2.98%) Investment Banking
7 18 (2.55%) Back Office
8 15 (2.13%) Law
9 13 (1.84%) Marketing
10 10 (1.42%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.85%) Games
12 4 (0.57%) Publishing
13 3 (0.43%) Advertising
13 3 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.28%) Local Government
14 2 (0.28%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.14%) French Language
15 1 (0.14%) German Language
15 1 (0.14%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 510 (72.34%) Developer
2 175 (24.82%) SQL Developer
3 150 (21.28%) C# Developer
4 115 (16.31%) .NET Developer
5 111 (15.74%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 76 (10.78%) C# .NET Developer
7 62 (8.79%) Analyst
8 53 (7.52%) SSRS Developer
9 48 (6.81%) Senior Developer
9 48 (6.81%) SSIS Developer
10 42 (5.96%) SQL BI Developer
11 39 (5.53%) Full Stack Developer
12 38 (5.39%) T-SQL Developer
13 35 (4.96%) ASP.NET Developer
13 35 (4.96%) Power BI Developer
14 34 (4.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 32 (4.54%) SQL Server Developer
16 31 (4.40%) Architect
17 27 (3.83%) Administrator
18 26 (3.69%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 282 (40.00%) .NET
2 104 (14.75%) HTML
3 102 (14.47%) ASP.NET
4 86 (12.20%) CSS
5 82 (11.63%) AngularJS
6 79 (11.21%) .NET Framework
7 75 (10.64%) Web Services
8 59 (8.37%) WCF
9 58 (8.23%) jQuery
10 52 (7.38%) ASP.NET MVC
11 45 (6.38%) ASP.NET Web API
12 43 (6.10%) XML
13 39 (5.53%) HTML5
13 39 (5.53%) MDX
14 35 (4.96%) Entity Framework
15 33 (4.68%) RESTful
16 32 (4.54%) WinForms
17 28 (3.97%) Ajax
17 28 (3.97%) Node.js
18 27 (3.83%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 87 (12.34%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (5.82%) Fintech
3 39 (5.53%) Enterprise Software
4 38 (5.39%) Client/Server
5 36 (5.11%) Self-Motivation
6 34 (4.82%) Greenfield Project
7 26 (3.69%) Computer Science
8 24 (3.40%) Fixed Income
8 24 (3.40%) Replication
9 20 (2.84%) Hedge funds
10 19 (2.70%) Data Structures
10 19 (2.70%) Management Information System
11 16 (2.27%) Algorithms
11 16 (2.27%) Market Risk
12 15 (2.13%) User Experience
13 13 (1.84%) Credit Risk
13 13 (1.84%) Private Cloud
14 12 (1.70%) NHS
15 11 (1.56%) Derivative
15 11 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 103 (14.61%) Windows
2 28 (3.97%) Windows Server
3 24 (3.40%) Linux
4 13 (1.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (1.56%) Solaris
6 9 (1.28%) Windows 7
7 8 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.85%) Unix
8 6 (0.85%) Windows 10
9 5 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.57%) Android
10 4 (0.57%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.57%) CentOS
10 4 (0.57%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.43%) Debian
11 3 (0.43%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.28%) Fedora
12 2 (0.28%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (32.48%) Business Intelligence
2 216 (30.64%) Agile Software Development
3 182 (25.82%) ETL
4 109 (15.46%) Data Modelling
5 92 (13.05%) TDD
6 80 (11.35%) MVC
7 77 (10.92%) Problem-Solving
8 74 (10.50%) Analytics
9 69 (9.79%) Data Analysis
10 68 (9.65%) Scrum
10 68 (9.65%) Unit Testing
11 62 (8.79%) SDLC
12 60 (8.51%) Performance Tuning
13 58 (8.23%) Test Automation
14 50 (7.09%) Migration
15 49 (6.95%) BDD
16 45 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
16 45 (6.38%) Visualisation
17 38 (5.39%) Multithreading
18 37 (5.25%) ETL Development
Programming Languages
1 679 (96.31%) SQL
2 306 (43.40%) C#
3 100 (14.18%) JavaScript
4 62 (8.79%) VB.NET
5 52 (7.38%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 50 (7.09%) Java
7 49 (6.95%) PowerShell
8 39 (5.53%) PL/SQL
8 39 (5.53%) Python
9 36 (5.11%) VB
10 33 (4.68%) TypeScript
11 31 (4.40%) VBA
12 20 (2.84%) VB6
13 15 (2.13%) VBScript
14 13 (1.84%) C++
15 12 (1.70%) R
15 12 (1.70%) XPath
16 10 (1.42%) Ruby
17 9 (1.28%) U-SQL
18 8 (1.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 36 (5.11%) Degree
2 18 (2.55%) Security Cleared
3 15 (2.13%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (1.13%) MCSE
6 4 (0.57%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (0.57%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.57%) MCP
6 4 (0.57%) MCPD
6 4 (0.57%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (0.43%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.43%) MCSA
8 2 (0.28%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.28%) MCITP
9 1 (0.14%) CCNA
9 1 (0.14%) CFA
9 1 (0.14%) CLAS
9 1 (0.14%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.14%) MCTS
9 1 (0.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.97%) QA
2 15 (2.13%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.13%) MiFID
4 6 (0.85%) EMIR
5 4 (0.57%) SLA
6 2 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.28%) GDPR
6 2 (0.28%) WCAG
7 1 (0.14%) IFRS
7 1 (0.14%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.14%) Solvency II
System Software
1 18 (2.55%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.28%) Docker
2 9 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.71%) Hyper-V
3 5 (0.71%) XenApp
4 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (0.99%) Puppet
2 4 (0.57%) Ansible
2 4 (0.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 4 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.57%) SCCM
2 4 (0.57%) SCOM
3 3 (0.43%) Salt
3 3 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.28%) Kibana
4 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (0.28%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.14%) Control-M
5 1 (0.14%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.14%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.14%) Rancher
5 1 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.14%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 224 (31.77%) Microsoft
2 56 (7.94%) Oracle
3 43 (6.10%) Tableau
4 23 (3.26%) Sybase
5 19 (2.70%) IBM
6 18 (2.55%) Citrix
7 13 (1.84%) VMware
8 12 (1.70%) Intapp
9 10 (1.42%) RedGate
10 9 (1.28%) Adobe
10 9 (1.28%) SAP
11 8 (1.13%) Sun
12 7 (0.99%) Cloudera
12 7 (0.99%) Hortonworks
12 7 (0.99%) MicroStrategy
12 7 (0.99%) Talend
13 6 (0.85%) PeopleSoft
13 6 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
14 5 (0.71%) Bloomberg
14 5 (0.71%) Cognos