Period
to 31 May 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 31 May 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
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 159 187 193
Rank change year-on-year +28 +6 -34
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 334 602 680
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.74% 1.49% 1.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.56% 3.12% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 496 557
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £340 £350 £308
90th Percentile £716 £575 £588
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 11
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £29.15
10th Percentile £31.50 - £22.25
90th Percentile £37.00 - £38.75
England median hourly rate £24.70 £26.35 £29.15
% change year-on-year -6.24% -9.62% +16.60%

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 9,383 19,301 22,252
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 48.81% 47.78% 48.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,761 14,531 16,929
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £356
90th Percentile £700 £681 £675
England median daily rate £500 £485 £475
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 132 202
Median hourly rate £35.00 £36.25 £42.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.45% -14.23% -0.55%
10th Percentile £22.90 £20.00 £17.75
90th Percentile £63.75 £56.40 £59.59
Median hourly rate £35.00 £43.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -18.60% +4.88% -1.20%

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 31 May 2020.

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 31 May 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 +55 67 £475 +3.26% 8
South London +42 16 £520 +30.00%
West London +43 8 £406 -9.72% 2
East London +55 7 £498 +6.42% 1
North London +18 3 - - 1
T-SQL
England

For the 6 months to 31 May 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.

1 320 (95.81%) SQL
2 254 (76.05%) SQL Server
3 130 (38.92%) C#
4 119 (35.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 112 (33.53%) Azure
5 112 (33.53%) Business Intelligence
6 111 (33.23%) .NET
7 110 (32.93%) Microsoft
8 109 (32.63%) Agile Software Development
9 99 (29.64%) Finance
9 99 (29.64%) Data Warehouse
10 83 (24.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 76 (22.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 70 (20.96%) Power Platform
13 69 (20.66%) Power BI
13 69 (20.66%) ETL
13 69 (20.66%) Oracle
14 64 (19.16%) Java
15 55 (16.47%) DevOps
16 46 (13.77%) Team Foundation Server
17 45 (13.47%) PL/SQL
17 45 (13.47%) Data Modelling
18 44 (13.17%) XML
19 43 (12.87%) ASP.NET
20 42 (12.57%) Visual Studio
20 42 (12.57%) JavaScript
20 42 (12.57%) PowerShell
20 42 (12.57%) Git (software)
21 41 (12.28%) Python
22 39 (11.68%) Sybase

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 20 (5.99%) JBoss
1 20 (5.99%) MQSeries
1 20 (5.99%) Red Hat Fuse
1 20 (5.99%) WebLogic
2 19 (5.69%) Confluence
3 10 (2.99%) Apache Spark
3 10 (2.99%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.10%) IIS
5 6 (1.80%) Apache Airflow
6 5 (1.50%) Apache
6 5 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.50%) Jupyter
7 2 (0.60%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.60%) SAS
7 2 (0.60%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.60%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 27 (8.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (3.29%) Photoshop
3 10 (2.99%) Acrobat
4 6 (1.80%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.90%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.30%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.30%) Stata
Business Applications
1 4 (1.20%) thinkFolio
2 2 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.30%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.30%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 1 (0.30%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 112 (33.53%) Azure
2 70 (20.96%) Power Platform
3 38 (11.38%) AWS
4 24 (7.19%) Azure Data Factory
5 11 (3.29%) PaaS
6 10 (2.99%) IaaS
7 9 (2.69%) GCP
8 5 (1.50%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (1.50%) Office 365
8 5 (1.50%) SaaS
9 4 (1.20%) GitHub
10 3 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.90%) Serverless
11 2 (0.60%) Amazon EKS
11 2 (0.60%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.60%) Azure Functions
11 2 (0.60%) Logic Apps
11 2 (0.60%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.50%) DNS
1 5 (1.50%) HTTP
2 2 (0.60%) DHCP
2 2 (0.60%) Kerberos
2 2 (0.60%) SAN
2 2 (0.60%) Skype
2 2 (0.60%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 254 (76.05%) SQL Server
2 119 (35.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 99 (29.64%) Data Warehouse
4 83 (24.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 76 (22.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 69 (20.66%) Power BI
7 27 (8.08%) Azure SQL Database
7 27 (8.08%) Oracle Database
8 25 (7.49%) PostgreSQL
9 24 (7.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 22 (6.59%) Data Lake
10 22 (6.59%) Relational Database
11 20 (5.99%) MongoDB
11 20 (5.99%) SQL Server 2016
12 18 (5.39%) SQL Server 2008
12 18 (5.39%) SQL Server 2014
13 17 (5.09%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 15 (4.49%) OLAP
15 12 (3.59%) SSDT
16 11 (3.29%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 46 (13.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 42 (12.57%) Git (software)
2 42 (12.57%) Visual Studio
3 22 (6.59%) JIRA
4 16 (4.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 12 (3.59%) Octopus Deploy
5 12 (3.59%) TeamCity
6 7 (2.10%) Selenium
7 6 (1.80%) Bitbucket
7 6 (1.80%) Subversion
7 6 (1.80%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (1.20%) Eclipse
8 4 (1.20%) git-flow
8 4 (1.20%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.20%) Maven
8 4 (1.20%) tSQLt
9 3 (0.90%) SpecFlow
9 3 (0.90%) webpack
10 2 (0.60%) Artifactory
10 2 (0.60%) Jasmine
General
1 99 (29.64%) Finance
2 39 (11.68%) Banking
3 19 (5.69%) Front Office
4 16 (4.79%) Law
5 14 (4.19%) Retail
6 13 (3.89%) Public Sector
7 12 (3.59%) Legal
8 10 (2.99%) Back Office
9 9 (2.69%) Investment Banking
10 5 (1.50%) Advertising
11 3 (0.90%) Local Government
11 3 (0.90%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.60%) Billing
12 2 (0.60%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.30%) Automotive
13 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.30%) Police
13 1 (0.30%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 200 (59.88%) Developer
2 76 (22.75%) SQL Developer
3 42 (12.57%) Architect
4 39 (11.68%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 37 (11.08%) C# Developer
6 31 (9.28%) .NET Developer
7 25 (7.49%) Java Developer
8 21 (6.29%) Analyst
8 21 (6.29%) SQL Server Developer
9 20 (5.99%) DBA
10 18 (5.39%) Senior Developer
10 18 (5.39%) SQL BI Developer
11 17 (5.09%) Power BI Developer
12 16 (4.79%) Data Engineer
12 16 (4.79%) SQL DBA
13 15 (4.49%) Cloud Architect
13 15 (4.49%) ETL Developer
14 14 (4.19%) Applications Architect
15 13 (3.89%) SSIS Developer
16 12 (3.59%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (33.23%) .NET
2 44 (13.17%) XML
3 43 (12.87%) ASP.NET
4 37 (11.08%) REST
5 36 (10.78%) JSON
6 33 (9.88%) Web Services
7 27 (8.08%) .NET Framework
8 23 (6.89%) AngularJS
9 22 (6.59%) Hibernate
10 21 (6.29%) ASP.NET Web API
11 20 (5.99%) ActiveMQ
11 20 (5.99%) CSS
11 20 (5.99%) HTML
11 20 (5.99%) MSMQ
11 20 (5.99%) RabbitMQ
12 19 (5.69%) Apache Camel
12 19 (5.69%) WPF
13 18 (5.39%) jQuery
14 17 (5.09%) .NET Core
14 17 (5.09%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.28%) Fixed Income
2 29 (8.68%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (3.59%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (2.69%) User Experience
5 7 (2.10%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (1.50%) Credit Risk
6 5 (1.50%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.50%) Reinsurance
7 4 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.20%) NHS
8 3 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.90%) Fat Client
8 3 (0.90%) N-Tier
8 3 (0.90%) Public Cloud
8 3 (0.90%) Replication
8 3 (0.90%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.60%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.60%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.60%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.60%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 36 (10.78%) Windows
2 12 (3.59%) Linux
2 12 (3.59%) Windows Server
3 9 (2.69%) Unix
4 5 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.90%) Debian
5 3 (0.90%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.60%) Solaris
6 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.30%) Android
7 1 (0.30%) CentOS
7 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (33.53%) Business Intelligence
2 109 (32.63%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (20.66%) ETL
4 55 (16.47%) DevOps
5 45 (13.47%) Data Modelling
6 35 (10.48%) Analytics
7 33 (9.88%) Unit Testing
8 30 (8.98%) SDLC
9 29 (8.68%) Data Analysis
9 29 (8.68%) Visualisation
10 28 (8.38%) Migration
11 27 (8.08%) Waterfall
12 24 (7.19%) Scrum
13 23 (6.89%) MVC
14 22 (6.59%) Kimball Methodology
14 22 (6.59%) Test Automation
15 21 (6.29%) Data Visualisation
16 20 (5.99%) TDD
17 18 (5.39%) Data Management
17 18 (5.39%) OO
Programming Languages
1 320 (95.81%) SQL
2 130 (38.92%) C#
3 64 (19.16%) Java
4 45 (13.47%) PL/SQL
5 42 (12.57%) JavaScript
5 42 (12.57%) PowerShell
6 41 (12.28%) Python
7 26 (7.78%) VB.NET
8 24 (7.19%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 21 (6.29%) VB
10 15 (4.49%) Perl
11 12 (3.59%) R
12 11 (3.29%) Bash Shell
13 9 (2.69%) TypeScript
13 9 (2.69%) VBA
14 6 (1.80%) C
14 6 (1.80%) Korn
15 5 (1.50%) C++
15 5 (1.50%) Ruby
15 5 (1.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 32 (9.58%) Security Cleared
2 21 (6.29%) SC Cleared
3 19 (5.69%) Degree
4 9 (2.69%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.50%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (0.90%) MCITP
7 2 (0.60%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.60%) OCP
7 2 (0.60%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.30%) MCP
8 1 (0.30%) MCPD
8 1 (0.30%) MCTS
8 1 (0.30%) PhD
8 1 (0.30%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.09%) QA
2 11 (3.29%) Data Quality
3 8 (2.40%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.60%) GDPR
5 1 (0.30%) SLA
5 1 (0.30%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 10 (2.99%) Docker
2 9 (2.69%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.50%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (3.29%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.20%) Ansible
2 4 (1.20%) Data Guard
2 4 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.20%) Puppet
2 4 (1.20%) Terraform
3 3 (0.90%) Grafana
4 2 (0.60%) Control-M
4 2 (0.60%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (0.60%) SCCM
5 1 (0.30%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 1 (0.30%) QRadar
5 1 (0.30%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.30%) WMI
Vendors
1 110 (32.93%) Microsoft
2 69 (20.66%) Oracle
3 39 (11.68%) Sybase
4 29 (8.68%) Red Hat
5 23 (6.89%) Tableau
6 22 (6.59%) MuleSoft
7 20 (5.99%) Axway
8 11 (3.29%) Adobe
8 11 (3.29%) Databricks
9 10 (2.99%) Google
9 10 (2.99%) VMware
10 8 (2.40%) IBM
11 7 (2.10%) ServiceNow
12 5 (1.50%) Aderant
12 5 (1.50%) EMC
12 5 (1.50%) iManage
12 5 (1.50%) Intapp
13 3 (0.90%) Hyperion
13 3 (0.90%) SAP
13 3 (0.90%) Xamarin