Period
to 29 September 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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 175 202 179
Rank change year-on-year +27 -23 -15
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 191 497 727
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.42% 1.32% 1.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.82% 2.77% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 390 599
Median daily rate £523 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £324 £325
90th Percentile £775 £588 £638
England median daily rate £475 £414 £425
% change year-on-year +14.80% -2.65% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 10
Median hourly rate - £28.25 £29.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -3.09% +53.42%
England median hourly rate £40.75 £31.47 £29.15
% change year-on-year +29.49% +7.96% +6.97%

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 6,780 17,949 22,885
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 50.40% 47.49% 50.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,703 13,582 17,432
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £350 £363 £363
90th Percentile £738 £688 £675
England median daily rate £500 £485 £475
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 114 142
Median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +15.38% +8.62%
10th Percentile £22.50 £20.92 £18.06
90th Percentile £50.39 £60.38 £62.90
Median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £42.26
% change year-on-year -22.22% +6.49% +5.64%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +54 37 £475 - 14
West London +53 7 £565 +36.97% 7
South London +39 3 £540 +44.00%
T-SQL
England

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 168 (87.96%) SQL
2 143 (74.87%) SQL Server
3 71 (37.17%) C#
4 68 (35.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 67 (35.08%) Azure
6 61 (31.94%) Finance
7 59 (30.89%) Java
7 59 (30.89%) Microsoft
8 53 (27.75%) .NET
9 49 (25.65%) Agile Software Development
10 46 (24.08%) Data Warehouse
10 46 (24.08%) Business Intelligence
11 43 (22.51%) Git (software)
11 43 (22.51%) DevOps
12 42 (21.99%) Fixed Income
13 40 (20.94%) Power Platform
14 39 (20.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 37 (19.37%) Front Office
15 37 (19.37%) Banking
16 36 (18.85%) Power BI
17 35 (18.32%) JavaScript
18 31 (16.23%) Windows
19 29 (15.18%) PowerShell
19 29 (15.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 28 (14.66%) Python
21 25 (13.09%) Data Modelling
21 25 (13.09%) Technical Analysis
22 24 (12.57%) Microservices
23 23 (12.04%) Oracle
23 23 (12.04%) ASP.NET

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 8 (4.19%) Confluence
1 8 (4.19%) JBoss
1 8 (4.19%) MQSeries
1 8 (4.19%) Red Hat Fuse
1 8 (4.19%) WebLogic
2 5 (2.62%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (2.62%) Jetty
2 5 (2.62%) Oracle Self-Service HR
2 5 (2.62%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.62%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.09%) Apache Pig
3 4 (2.09%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.05%) IIS
4 2 (1.05%) OpenStack
Applications
1 14 (7.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (5.24%) Photoshop
3 9 (4.71%) Acrobat
4 2 (1.05%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.62%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 4 (2.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.05%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.52%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.52%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 67 (35.08%) Azure
2 40 (20.94%) Power Platform
3 20 (10.47%) Azure Data Factory
4 17 (8.90%) AWS
5 8 (4.19%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (3.66%) Serverless
7 6 (3.14%) Azure Functions
7 6 (3.14%) Logic Apps
8 5 (2.62%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (2.09%) Amazon S3
9 4 (2.09%) OpenShift
9 4 (2.09%) PaaS
9 4 (2.09%) Power Automate
9 4 (2.09%) PowerApps
10 3 (1.57%) GitHub
11 2 (1.05%) Azure Stack
11 2 (1.05%) Data Lake Analytics
11 2 (1.05%) IaaS
12 1 (0.52%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.52%) Google Sheets
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.62%) SSH
2 2 (1.05%) FTP
3 1 (0.52%) DHCP
3 1 (0.52%) DNS
3 1 (0.52%) Internet
3 1 (0.52%) Skype
3 1 (0.52%) SSL
3 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (74.87%) SQL Server
2 68 (35.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 46 (24.08%) Data Warehouse
4 39 (20.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 36 (18.85%) Power BI
6 29 (15.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 22 (11.52%) Azure SQL Database
8 21 (10.99%) MongoDB
9 19 (9.95%) Data Lake
10 14 (7.33%) SQL Server 2008
11 13 (6.81%) SQL Server 2016
12 12 (6.28%) Cosmos DB
12 12 (6.28%) SQL Server 2014
13 11 (5.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 11 (5.76%) MySQL
13 11 (5.76%) Oracle Database
13 11 (5.76%) Relational Database
13 11 (5.76%) SQL Server 2012
14 10 (5.24%) PostgreSQL
15 9 (4.71%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 43 (22.51%) Git (software)
2 15 (7.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (6.28%) JIRA
4 11 (5.76%) Visual Studio
5 8 (4.19%) Jenkins
6 6 (3.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (3.14%) git-flow
7 5 (2.62%) Ant
7 5 (2.62%) ClearCase
7 5 (2.62%) Cucumber
7 5 (2.62%) Eclipse
7 5 (2.62%) FishEye
7 5 (2.62%) Gradle
7 5 (2.62%) Hudson
7 5 (2.62%) IntelliJ
7 5 (2.62%) Mercurial
7 5 (2.62%) Poseidon for UML
7 5 (2.62%) TeamCity
7 5 (2.62%) Vagrant
7 5 (2.62%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 61 (31.94%) Finance
2 37 (19.37%) Banking
2 37 (19.37%) Front Office
3 19 (9.95%) Investment Banking
4 7 (3.66%) Public Sector
5 4 (2.09%) Back Office
6 3 (1.57%) Advertising
6 3 (1.57%) Retail
7 2 (1.05%) International Banking
8 1 (0.52%) Automotive
8 1 (0.52%) Billing
8 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.52%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.52%) Legal
8 1 (0.52%) Marketing
8 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 124 (64.92%) Developer
2 36 (18.85%) Java Developer
3 27 (14.14%) SQL Developer
4 20 (10.47%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 17 (8.90%) .NET Developer
6 14 (7.33%) C# Developer
7 13 (6.81%) Architect
7 13 (6.81%) SQL Server Developer
8 12 (6.28%) DBA
9 11 (5.76%) Analyst
9 11 (5.76%) Power BI Developer
10 10 (5.24%) Azure Developer
10 10 (5.24%) Full Stack Developer
10 10 (5.24%) Senior Developer
10 10 (5.24%) Solutions Architect
11 9 (4.71%) Data Engineer
11 9 (4.71%) Front Office Developer
11 9 (4.71%) Oracle DBA
12 8 (4.19%) Pricing Developer
12 8 (4.19%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (27.75%) .NET
2 23 (12.04%) ASP.NET
3 21 (10.99%) AngularJS
4 20 (10.47%) XML
5 19 (9.95%) ASP.NET Web API
6 18 (9.42%) JSON
7 17 (8.90%) .NET Framework
7 17 (8.90%) HTML
8 14 (7.33%) HTML5
9 13 (6.81%) CSS
10 12 (6.28%) .NET Core
11 11 (5.76%) jQuery
12 10 (5.24%) Spring
12 10 (5.24%) Web Services
13 9 (4.71%) RabbitMQ
13 9 (4.71%) WPF
14 8 (4.19%) Apache Camel
14 8 (4.19%) Hibernate
14 8 (4.19%) React
14 8 (4.19%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 42 (21.99%) Fixed Income
2 13 (6.81%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (5.76%) User Experience
5 9 (4.71%) Derivative
6 6 (3.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (2.62%) Credit Risk
8 4 (2.09%) Cloud Native
8 4 (2.09%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.09%) Swaptions
9 3 (1.57%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.57%) Reinsurance
9 3 (1.57%) SWIFT
10 2 (1.05%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (1.05%) N-Tier
10 2 (1.05%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.52%) Clustering
11 1 (0.52%) Contactless
11 1 (0.52%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.52%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 31 (16.23%) Windows
2 22 (11.52%) Linux
3 15 (7.85%) Unix
4 12 (6.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (5.24%) Ubuntu
6 9 (4.71%) Debian
7 7 (3.66%) CentOS
7 7 (3.66%) Windows Server
8 5 (2.62%) Android
8 5 (2.62%) Apple iOS
8 5 (2.62%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.05%) Solaris
10 1 (0.52%) AIX
10 1 (0.52%) HPUX
10 1 (0.52%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (25.65%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (24.08%) Business Intelligence
3 43 (22.51%) DevOps
4 25 (13.09%) Data Modelling
4 25 (13.09%) Technical Analysis
5 24 (12.57%) Microservices
6 20 (10.47%) Scrum
7 19 (9.95%) TDD
8 17 (8.90%) Performance Tuning
9 16 (8.38%) SDLC
10 15 (7.85%) Analytics
10 15 (7.85%) Kimball Methodology
10 15 (7.85%) Unit Testing
11 14 (7.33%) Data Analysis
12 13 (6.81%) Continuous Delivery
12 13 (6.81%) ETL
12 13 (6.81%) Test Automation
12 13 (6.81%) UML
13 12 (6.28%) Dimensional Modelling
14 11 (5.76%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 168 (87.96%) SQL
2 71 (37.17%) C#
3 59 (30.89%) Java
4 35 (18.32%) JavaScript
5 29 (15.18%) PowerShell
6 28 (14.66%) Python
7 21 (10.99%) Perl
8 20 (10.47%) PL/SQL
9 12 (6.28%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 9 (4.71%) Bash Shell
11 8 (4.19%) Korn
12 7 (3.66%) R
12 7 (3.66%) Ruby
13 6 (3.14%) TypeScript
13 6 (3.14%) VBA
14 5 (2.62%) C++
14 5 (2.62%) Clojure
14 5 (2.62%) ClojureScript
14 5 (2.62%) Groovy
14 5 (2.62%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (8.38%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.24%) Degree
3 8 (4.19%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.09%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.57%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.52%) ACCA
6 1 (0.52%) HPE ATP
6 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.52%) MCSE
6 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.52%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.14%) Solvency II
2 5 (2.62%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.57%) QA
4 1 (0.52%) COBIT
4 1 (0.52%) GDPR
4 1 (0.52%) ISO 20022
4 1 (0.52%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 10 (5.24%) Docker
2 8 (4.19%) Active Directory
3 7 (3.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.62%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (1.57%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.05%) KVM
6 2 (1.05%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (6.81%) Kubernetes
2 7 (3.66%) Puppet
3 5 (2.62%) Salt
3 5 (2.62%) Terraform
4 4 (2.09%) Data Guard
5 3 (1.57%) Control-M
6 2 (1.05%) Nagios
6 2 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.05%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (1.05%) Rundeck
7 1 (0.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.52%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 59 (30.89%) Microsoft
2 23 (12.04%) Oracle
3 22 (11.52%) Sybase
4 18 (9.42%) Red Hat
5 13 (6.81%) Databricks
6 12 (6.28%) MuleSoft
7 10 (5.24%) Adobe
8 9 (4.71%) Cloudera
9 8 (4.19%) Axway
10 7 (3.66%) Tableau
10 7 (3.66%) VMware
11 5 (2.62%) Hortonworks
11 5 (2.62%) Sparx
12 4 (2.09%) EMC
12 4 (2.09%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (2.09%) SAP
13 3 (1.57%) Cognos
14 2 (1.05%) Bloomberg
14 2 (1.05%) ServiceNow
14 2 (1.05%) SmartStream