Period
to 24 July 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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 225 161 195
Rank change year-on-year -64 +34 -5
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 345 277 573
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.16% 1.71% 1.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.46% 3.41% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 213 457
10th Percentile £335 £340 £343
25th Percentile £388 £413 £378
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £498 £450
Median % change year-on-year +0.50% +10.56% -2.70%
75th Percentile £603 £650 £513
90th Percentile £725 £750 £575
England median daily rate £430 £450 £420
% change year-on-year -4.39% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
10th Percentile £35.78 " "
25th Percentile £36.94 £31.84 £21.25
Median hourly rate £39.25 £33.68 £21.50
Median % change year-on-year +16.56% +56.63% -26.24%
75th Percentile £41.94 £35.51 £21.75
90th Percentile £43.33 " "
England median hourly rate £48.25 £20.85 £27.94
% change year-on-year +131.41% -25.38% -4.15%

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 14,014 8,127 19,265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 47.06% 50.07% 47.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,458 6,043 14,675
10th Percentile £388 £363 £363
25th Percentile £463 £441 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +2.44%
75th Percentile £650 £638 £613
90th Percentile £725 £725 £688
England median daily rate £514 £500 £480
% change year-on-year +2.80% +4.17% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 68 108
10th Percentile £20.94 £22.50 £16.50
25th Percentile £34.88 £31.69 £21.25
Median hourly rate £44.75 £46.46 £43.31
Median % change year-on-year -3.68% +7.28% +3.69%
75th Percentile £61.25 £58.13 £52.50
90th Percentile £68.41 £64.09 £56.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +8.43%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -53 31 £533 +12.11% 39
South London +21 5 £433 -18.40% 2
West London 0 1 £468 -1.06% 11
T-SQL
England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 330 (95.65%) SQL
2 161 (46.67%) SQL Server
3 157 (45.51%) Azure
4 133 (38.55%) Finance
5 113 (32.75%) C#
6 103 (29.86%) Business Intelligence
6 103 (29.86%) Microsoft
7 100 (28.99%) Python
7 100 (28.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 97 (28.12%) Data Warehouse
8 97 (28.12%) Agile Software Development
9 88 (25.51%) .NET
9 88 (25.51%) Oracle
10 83 (24.06%) ETL
11 81 (23.48%) Power Platform
12 80 (23.19%) Windows
13 76 (22.03%) PL/SQL
14 75 (21.74%) Azure SQL Database
14 75 (21.74%) Power BI
15 70 (20.29%) AWS
16 68 (19.71%) Serverless
17 67 (19.42%) Azure Functions
18 66 (19.13%) Data Modelling
19 65 (18.84%) Azure Cosmos DB
19 65 (18.84%) DevOps
20 62 (17.97%) Azure Storage
21 55 (15.94%) Social Skills
22 54 (15.65%) Microservices
22 54 (15.65%) Java
23 53 (15.36%) Software Engineering

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 39 (11.30%) BizTalk Server
2 24 (6.96%) Apache Spark
3 18 (5.22%) Apache
4 12 (3.48%) SharePoint
5 9 (2.61%) GemFire
6 8 (2.32%) Apache Airflow
7 6 (1.74%) Oracle Coherence
8 5 (1.45%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.87%) Confluence
10 2 (0.58%) CMS
10 2 (0.58%) IIS
10 2 (0.58%) SAS
10 2 (0.58%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.29%) Drupal
11 1 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.29%) JBoss
11 1 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.29%) WildFly
Applications
1 24 (6.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (2.90%) SPSS
3 10 (2.90%) Stata
4 3 (0.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.87%) Cerner Millennium
2 3 (0.87%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.58%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.58%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.29%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 157 (45.51%) Azure
2 81 (23.48%) Power Platform
3 70 (20.29%) AWS
4 68 (19.71%) Serverless
5 67 (19.42%) Azure Functions
6 65 (18.84%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 62 (17.97%) Azure Storage
8 52 (15.07%) Azure Logic Apps
9 38 (11.01%) AWS Lambda
10 36 (10.43%) Azure Data Factory
11 20 (5.80%) Azure Synapse Analytics
12 17 (4.93%) GitHub
13 15 (4.35%) Dynamics 365
14 13 (3.77%) Azure Service Bus
15 12 (3.48%) Azure Active Directory
16 11 (3.19%) PaaS
16 11 (3.19%) PowerApps
17 10 (2.90%) Snowflake
18 8 (2.32%) Microsoft 365
18 8 (2.32%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.03%) Kerberos
2 4 (1.16%) Internet
3 3 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.58%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (0.58%) SAN
4 2 (0.58%) SMTP
5 1 (0.29%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.29%) Extranet
5 1 (0.29%) FDDI
5 1 (0.29%) HTTP
5 1 (0.29%) IMAP
5 1 (0.29%) Network Security
5 1 (0.29%) SSH
5 1 (0.29%) SSL
5 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.29%) VPN
5 1 (0.29%) WAN
5 1 (0.29%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 100 (28.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 97 (28.12%) Data Warehouse
4 75 (21.74%) Azure SQL Database
4 75 (21.74%) Power BI
5 51 (14.78%) MongoDB
6 38 (11.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 31 (8.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 28 (8.12%) Data Lake
9 21 (6.09%) SQL Server 2008
10 18 (5.22%) Relational Database
10 18 (5.22%) Tableau
11 16 (4.64%) SQL Server 2012
12 15 (4.35%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 15 (4.35%) Oracle Database
12 15 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
13 12 (3.48%) MySQL
14 11 (3.19%) SQL Server 2016
15 10 (2.90%) Metadata
15 10 (2.90%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 23 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 21 (6.09%) Visual Studio
3 14 (4.06%) JIRA
4 12 (3.48%) Jenkins
5 10 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (2.61%) Hudson
7 6 (1.74%) NUnit
8 4 (1.16%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.16%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (0.87%) ER Studio
9 3 (0.87%) ERwin
9 3 (0.87%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (0.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (0.87%) Subversion
9 3 (0.87%) tSQLt
10 2 (0.58%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.58%) PowerDesigner
10 2 (0.58%) Rhino Mocks
10 2 (0.58%) Serena SBM
10 2 (0.58%) Zephyr
General
1 133 (38.55%) Finance
2 55 (15.94%) Social Skills
3 35 (10.14%) Banking
4 32 (9.28%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (6.38%) Front Office
6 21 (6.09%) Public Sector
7 16 (4.64%) Investment Banking
7 16 (4.64%) Marketing
8 9 (2.61%) Documentation Skills
8 9 (2.61%) Financial Institution
9 8 (2.32%) Local Government
10 6 (1.74%) Electronics
10 6 (1.74%) Legal
10 6 (1.74%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.74%) Telecoms
11 4 (1.16%) Retail
12 3 (0.87%) Presentation Skills
12 3 (0.87%) Publishing
13 2 (0.58%) Back Office
13 2 (0.58%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 164 (47.54%) Developer
2 47 (13.62%) SQL Developer
3 42 (12.17%) Analyst
4 38 (11.01%) C# Developer
5 34 (9.86%) Consultant
6 33 (9.57%) .NET Developer
7 31 (8.99%) Data Consultant
8 25 (7.25%) Azure Developer
9 23 (6.67%) Data Engineer
10 20 (5.80%) C# .NET Developer
11 19 (5.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 18 (5.22%) Architect
12 18 (5.22%) Azure Engineer
12 18 (5.22%) Java Developer
13 17 (4.93%) Data Analyst
13 17 (4.93%) Java Consultant
13 17 (4.93%) Senior Consultant
13 17 (4.93%) Senior Java Consultant
14 16 (4.64%) DBA
15 15 (4.35%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (25.51%) .NET
2 35 (10.14%) .NET Core
2 35 (10.14%) Spring
3 34 (9.86%) REST
4 27 (7.83%) .NET Framework
5 24 (6.96%) Web Services
6 19 (5.51%) HTML
6 19 (5.51%) SOAP
7 17 (4.93%) JSON
7 17 (4.93%) WinForms
7 17 (4.93%) XML
8 16 (4.64%) ASP.NET
9 15 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
9 15 (4.35%) Kafka
10 12 (3.48%) CSS
11 11 (3.19%) WCF
12 10 (2.90%) jQuery
13 9 (2.61%) AngularJS
13 9 (2.61%) Entity Framework
13 9 (2.61%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 48 (13.91%) Cloud Native
1 48 (13.91%) Legacy Systems
2 13 (3.77%) Replication
3 11 (3.19%) Market Risk
4 10 (2.90%) Grid Computing
4 10 (2.90%) Hedge funds
4 10 (2.90%) Legacy Applications
5 9 (2.61%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (2.03%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.03%) NHS
6 7 (2.03%) Reference Data
7 6 (1.74%) Data Structures
7 6 (1.74%) Fixed Income
8 5 (1.45%) Reinsurance
8 5 (1.45%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.16%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.16%) User Experience
10 3 (0.87%) Clustering
10 3 (0.87%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (0.87%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 80 (23.19%) Windows
2 28 (8.12%) Linux
3 10 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (2.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (2.03%) Windows Server
6 6 (1.74%) Solaris
7 5 (1.45%) Debian
7 5 (1.45%) Ubuntu
7 5 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.58%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.58%) zOS
9 1 (0.29%) AIX
9 1 (0.29%) HPUX
9 1 (0.29%) Slackware
9 1 (0.29%) Unix
9 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (29.86%) Business Intelligence
2 97 (28.12%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (24.06%) ETL
4 66 (19.13%) Data Modelling
5 65 (18.84%) DevOps
6 54 (15.65%) Microservices
7 53 (15.36%) Software Engineering
8 52 (15.07%) Data Engineering
9 51 (14.78%) Data Development
10 46 (13.33%) SDLC
11 41 (11.88%) Data Integration
11 41 (11.88%) Scrum
12 40 (11.59%) Migration
13 33 (9.57%) Analytics
14 31 (8.99%) Continuous Improvement
15 30 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
16 27 (7.83%) Risk Management
17 26 (7.54%) Problem-Solving
17 26 (7.54%) Test Automation
18 23 (6.67%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 330 (95.65%) SQL
2 113 (32.75%) C#
3 100 (28.99%) Python
4 76 (22.03%) PL/SQL
5 54 (15.65%) Java
6 45 (13.04%) PowerShell
7 41 (11.88%) C++
7 41 (11.88%) Go
8 31 (8.99%) JavaScript
9 22 (6.38%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 16 (4.64%) R
11 14 (4.06%) VBA
12 11 (3.19%) Java 8
12 11 (3.19%) Perl
12 11 (3.19%) VB
13 8 (2.32%) VB.NET
14 7 (2.03%) Bash Shell
14 7 (2.03%) HiveQL
15 6 (1.74%) PHP
15 6 (1.74%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (4.06%) Degree
2 12 (3.48%) ISEB
3 7 (2.03%) ISTQB
3 7 (2.03%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.45%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.58%) HPE ATP
5 2 (0.58%) MCSA
5 2 (0.58%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (0.29%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.29%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.29%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.80%) Data Quality
2 10 (2.90%) QA
3 3 (0.87%) GDPR
3 3 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.29%) Accessibility
4 1 (0.29%) SLA
4 1 (0.29%) Solvency II
System Software
1 21 (6.09%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.45%) Platform Symphony
3 3 (0.87%) Docker
4 2 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 40 (11.59%) Kubernetes
2 13 (3.77%) Terraform
3 3 (0.87%) Control-M
3 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (0.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.58%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.58%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.58%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 2 (0.58%) Grafana
4 2 (0.58%) QRadar
4 2 (0.58%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.29%) Kibana
5 1 (0.29%) Nagios
5 1 (0.29%) OpenView
Vendors
1 103 (29.86%) Microsoft
2 88 (25.51%) Oracle
3 44 (12.75%) MuleSoft
4 24 (6.96%) SAP
5 22 (6.38%) Databricks
6 14 (4.06%) Alteryx
7 11 (3.19%) Informatica
8 10 (2.90%) Red Hat
9 9 (2.61%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (2.61%) Sybase
10 8 (2.32%) Adobe
11 7 (2.03%) Citrix
12 6 (1.74%) ServiceNow
13 5 (1.45%) Splunk
14 4 (1.16%) Cloudera
14 4 (1.16%) VMware
15 3 (0.87%) Cerner
15 3 (0.87%) iManage
15 3 (0.87%) UiPath
16 2 (0.58%) CyberArk