Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 247 185 200
Rank change year-on-year -62 +15 -13
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 406 183 484
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.15% 1.33% 1.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.51% 2.61% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 137 377
10th Percentile £350 £363 £313
25th Percentile £403 £425 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -6.25%
75th Percentile £588 £668 £525
90th Percentile £700 £788 £588
England median daily rate £450 £450 £415
% change year-on-year - +8.43% -2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
10th Percentile £35.78 " "
25th Percentile £36.94 " £21.25
Median hourly rate £39.25 - £21.50
75th Percentile £41.94 " £21.75
90th Percentile £43.33 " "
England median hourly rate £43.50 £52.50 £27.94
% change year-on-year -17.14% +87.90% +4.16%

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 16,153 7,016 17,616
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 45.83% 50.86% 47.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,201 5,147 13,490
10th Percentile £400 £350 £363
25th Percentile £475 £425 £431
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £560 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
75th Percentile £675 £638 £614
90th Percentile £746 £738 £700
England median daily rate £525 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 40 108
10th Percentile £24.50 £17.90 £18.38
25th Percentile £35.44 £24.63 £25.00
Median hourly rate £52.50 £36.00 £47.25
Median % change year-on-year +45.83% -23.81% +21.15%
75th Percentile £63.63 £40.75 £52.50
90th Percentile £70.04 £54.10 £56.10
England median hourly rate £45.50 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +21.33% -16.67% +6.51%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 -34 61 £540 +13.68% 40
South London +6 6 £540 +3.85% 4
West London -16 5 £468 -14.61% 7
T-SQL
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 382 (94.09%) SQL
2 220 (54.19%) SQL Server
3 192 (47.29%) Azure
4 172 (42.36%) Finance
5 161 (39.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 158 (38.92%) Business Intelligence
7 155 (38.18%) C#
8 119 (29.31%) Microsoft
9 117 (28.82%) .NET
10 115 (28.33%) ETL
11 108 (26.60%) Power Platform
12 107 (26.35%) Data Warehouse
13 105 (25.86%) Power BI
14 96 (23.65%) Python
15 90 (22.17%) Windows
16 89 (21.92%) Agile Software Development
17 86 (21.18%) Oracle
18 85 (20.94%) AWS
19 77 (18.97%) DevOps
20 75 (18.47%) Azure SQL Database
21 71 (17.49%) PL/SQL
22 68 (16.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 65 (16.01%) Data Modelling
23 65 (16.01%) Social Skills
24 57 (14.04%) Analytics
25 56 (13.79%) Serverless
25 56 (13.79%) Azure Cosmos DB
25 56 (13.79%) Microsoft Excel
26 55 (13.55%) Azure Functions
27 52 (12.81%) Azure Storage

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 35 (8.62%) BizTalk Server
2 20 (4.93%) Apache Spark
3 11 (2.71%) SharePoint
4 10 (2.46%) IIS
5 9 (2.22%) Apache
6 6 (1.48%) Apache Pig
6 6 (1.48%) GemFire
7 4 (0.99%) Confluence
8 2 (0.49%) Apache Airflow
8 2 (0.49%) SAS
8 2 (0.49%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.25%) CMS
9 1 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.25%) JBoss
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.25%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.25%) WildFly
Applications
1 56 (13.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (2.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (2.71%) SPSS
3 11 (2.71%) Stata
4 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.99%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (0.74%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.49%) Magento
4 2 (0.49%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.49%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.25%) Cerner Millennium
5 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.25%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 192 (47.29%) Azure
2 108 (26.60%) Power Platform
3 85 (20.94%) AWS
4 56 (13.79%) Azure Cosmos DB
4 56 (13.79%) Serverless
5 55 (13.55%) Azure Functions
6 52 (12.81%) Azure Storage
7 42 (10.34%) Azure Data Factory
7 42 (10.34%) Azure Logic Apps
8 34 (8.37%) AWS Lambda
9 24 (5.91%) GitHub
10 20 (4.93%) Azure Synapse Analytics
11 17 (4.19%) Azure Service Bus
12 16 (3.94%) Azure Active Directory
13 15 (3.69%) Amazon S3
14 14 (3.45%) PaaS
15 12 (2.96%) Dynamics 365
15 12 (2.96%) Snowflake
16 11 (2.71%) Microsoft 365
17 9 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.22%) Internet
2 6 (1.48%) Kerberos
3 5 (1.23%) HTTP
4 4 (0.99%) Wireshark
5 3 (0.74%) SAN
5 3 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.49%) NAS
6 2 (0.49%) SSH
6 2 (0.49%) SSL
7 1 (0.25%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.25%) Extranet
7 1 (0.25%) FDDI
7 1 (0.25%) IMAP
7 1 (0.25%) Intranet
7 1 (0.25%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.25%) SMTP
7 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.25%) VPN
7 1 (0.25%) WAN
7 1 (0.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (54.19%) SQL Server
2 161 (39.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 107 (26.35%) Data Warehouse
4 105 (25.86%) Power BI
5 75 (18.47%) Azure SQL Database
6 68 (16.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 47 (11.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 45 (11.08%) Data Lake
8 45 (11.08%) MongoDB
9 39 (9.61%) Tableau
10 31 (7.64%) PostgreSQL
11 26 (6.40%) Relational Database
12 24 (5.91%) Oracle Database
13 22 (5.42%) NoSQL
14 21 (5.17%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 16 (3.94%) Metadata
15 16 (3.94%) MySQL
15 16 (3.94%) QlikView
15 16 (3.94%) SQL Server 2012
16 15 (3.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 40 (9.85%) Visual Studio
2 28 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (5.17%) Git (software)
3 21 (5.17%) JIRA
4 10 (2.46%) Octopus Deploy
5 9 (2.22%) Jenkins
6 8 (1.97%) NUnit
7 6 (1.48%) Hudson
8 4 (0.99%) PowerDesigner
8 4 (0.99%) Subversion
8 4 (0.99%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.99%) tSQLt
9 3 (0.74%) Maven
9 3 (0.74%) SpecFlow
9 3 (0.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.49%) IntelliJ
10 2 (0.49%) MSBuild
10 2 (0.49%) MSTest
10 2 (0.49%) Rhino Mocks
10 2 (0.49%) Selenium
General
1 172 (42.36%) Finance
2 65 (16.01%) Social Skills
3 51 (12.56%) Analytical Skills
4 46 (11.33%) Banking
5 32 (7.88%) Front Office
6 29 (7.14%) Public Sector
7 21 (5.17%) Marketing
8 12 (2.96%) Electronics
8 12 (2.96%) Telecoms
9 11 (2.71%) Manufacturing
9 11 (2.71%) Presentation Skills
10 9 (2.22%) Financial Institution
11 8 (1.97%) Documentation Skills
11 8 (1.97%) Investment Banking
11 8 (1.97%) Local Government
12 5 (1.23%) Legal
12 5 (1.23%) Retail
13 4 (0.99%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.74%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.49%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 218 (53.69%) Developer
2 60 (14.78%) C# Developer
2 60 (14.78%) SQL Developer
3 56 (13.79%) Analyst
4 36 (8.87%) .NET Developer
4 36 (8.87%) Data Engineer
5 33 (8.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 29 (7.14%) Azure Developer
6 29 (7.14%) Consultant
7 28 (6.90%) Architect
8 25 (6.16%) Data Consultant
9 20 (4.93%) C# .NET Developer
9 20 (4.93%) Data Analyst
9 20 (4.93%) Energy Trading Developer
10 19 (4.68%) SQL Analyst
11 18 (4.43%) Azure Engineer
12 17 (4.19%) Senior Developer
13 16 (3.94%) SQL Server Developer
14 15 (3.69%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 15 (3.69%) Power BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (28.82%) .NET
2 47 (11.58%) .NET Core
3 39 (9.61%) .NET Framework
4 38 (9.36%) Web Services
5 32 (7.88%) JSON
5 32 (7.88%) REST
6 29 (7.14%) XML
7 27 (6.65%) Spring
8 25 (6.16%) ASP.NET
9 21 (5.17%) ASP.NET Web API
10 20 (4.93%) HTML
11 19 (4.68%) WPF
12 18 (4.43%) Entity Framework
13 16 (3.94%) CSS
14 15 (3.69%) AngularJS
14 15 (3.69%) SOAP
15 13 (3.20%) MDX
15 13 (3.20%) WinForms
16 12 (2.96%) jQuery
16 12 (2.96%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 40 (9.85%) Cloud Native
2 39 (9.61%) Legacy Systems
3 14 (3.45%) Legacy Applications
4 12 (2.96%) Reinsurance
4 12 (2.96%) Replication
5 11 (2.71%) Reference Data
6 8 (1.97%) Fixed Income
6 8 (1.97%) Hedge funds
6 8 (1.97%) Management Information System
6 8 (1.97%) Market Risk
6 8 (1.97%) Virtual Team
7 7 (1.72%) Data Protection Act
7 7 (1.72%) Data Structures
7 7 (1.72%) Grid Computing
7 7 (1.72%) NHS
7 7 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (1.48%) Equities
8 6 (1.48%) User Experience
9 5 (1.23%) Data Centre
9 5 (1.23%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 90 (22.17%) Windows
2 24 (5.91%) Linux
3 10 (2.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (2.22%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.23%) Ubuntu
6 5 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.99%) Debian
8 3 (0.74%) Solaris
8 3 (0.74%) Unix
8 3 (0.74%) zOS
9 2 (0.49%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2016
10 1 (0.25%) AIX
10 1 (0.25%) HPUX
10 1 (0.25%) Slackware
10 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (38.92%) Business Intelligence
2 115 (28.33%) ETL
3 89 (21.92%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (18.97%) DevOps
5 65 (16.01%) Data Modelling
6 57 (14.04%) Analytics
7 52 (12.81%) Microservices
7 52 (12.81%) SDLC
8 51 (12.56%) Data Engineering
9 48 (11.82%) Data Development
10 47 (11.58%) Full Stack Development
11 44 (10.84%) Software Engineering
12 41 (10.10%) Migration
13 36 (8.87%) Continuous Improvement
14 35 (8.62%) Performance Tuning
14 35 (8.62%) Problem-Solving
15 34 (8.37%) Data Analysis
15 34 (8.37%) Data Integration
16 32 (7.88%) Scrum
16 32 (7.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 382 (94.09%) SQL
2 155 (38.18%) C#
3 96 (23.65%) Python
4 71 (17.49%) PL/SQL
5 52 (12.81%) Java
6 42 (10.34%) PowerShell
7 38 (9.36%) JavaScript
7 38 (9.36%) VBA
8 37 (9.11%) Go
9 34 (8.37%) C++
10 25 (6.16%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 21 (5.17%) VB
12 19 (4.68%) R
13 17 (4.19%) C
13 17 (4.19%) VB.NET
14 9 (2.22%) Java 8
14 9 (2.22%) Perl
14 9 (2.22%) PHP
15 7 (1.72%) HiveQL
16 6 (1.48%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 19 (4.68%) Degree
2 15 (3.69%) Security Cleared
3 13 (3.20%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.74%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.49%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.49%) ISEB
6 2 (0.49%) MCSA
6 2 (0.49%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.25%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.65%) Data Quality
2 22 (5.42%) QA
3 4 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.74%) GDPR
5 2 (0.49%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.25%) Accessibility
6 1 (0.25%) IFRS
6 1 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (5.67%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.71%) Docker
3 4 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.25%) HDFS
5 1 (0.25%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 41 (10.10%) Kubernetes
2 8 (1.97%) Terraform
3 4 (0.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (0.74%) Control-M
4 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.49%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.49%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.49%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 2 (0.49%) Grafana
5 2 (0.49%) OpenView
5 2 (0.49%) QRadar
5 2 (0.49%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.25%) Ansible
6 1 (0.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.25%) Kibana
6 1 (0.25%) Nagios
6 1 (0.25%) Oozie
6 1 (0.25%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.25%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 119 (29.31%) Microsoft
2 86 (21.18%) Oracle
3 42 (10.34%) MuleSoft
4 25 (6.16%) Databricks
4 25 (6.16%) SAP
5 18 (4.43%) Alteryx
6 15 (3.69%) Salesforce.com
7 14 (3.45%) Informatica
8 9 (2.22%) Citrix
9 8 (1.97%) Adobe
9 8 (1.97%) Red Hat
9 8 (1.97%) ServiceNow
9 8 (1.97%) VMware
10 7 (1.72%) Cloudera
10 7 (1.72%) Splunk
11 6 (1.48%) TIBCO
12 5 (1.23%) Google
12 5 (1.23%) Sybase
13 4 (0.99%) BiZZdesign
14 3 (0.74%) StreamSets