Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 167 165
Rank change year-on-year -14 -2 -43
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 752 779 726
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.61% 1.65% 1.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.18% 3.41% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 639 645 552
London median daily rate £485 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £362 £340 £300
90th Percentile £625 £650 £538
England median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
London median hourly rate £19.50 £39.29 £18.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.37% +116.83% +13.25%
10th Percentile £19.25 £22.26 £11.60
90th Percentile £19.75 £83.86 £26.20
England median hourly rate £23.00 £27.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year -14.81% -5.26% +20.00%

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 23,622 22,857 19,814
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 50.48% 48.41% 44.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,011 17,433 14,764
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £636
England median daily rate £475 £465 £425
% change year-on-year +2.15% +9.41% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 145 118
London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76% +36.00%
10th Percentile £18.68 £17.97 £16.09
90th Percentile £55.87 £54.00 £56.87
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.27% +5.33%

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 17 December 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
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 17 December 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 -34 174 £475 -2.56% 53
South London -11 35 £500 +36.99% 6
West London -2 22 £475 +22.58% 33
East London -30 13 £500 -6.76% 13
North London -6 2 £325 -13.47% 3
T-SQL
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 714 (94.95%) SQL
2 525 (69.81%) SQL Server
3 339 (45.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 293 (38.96%) C#
5 280 (37.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 274 (36.44%) Agile Software Development
7 272 (36.17%) Business Intelligence
8 258 (34.31%) .NET
9 256 (34.04%) Microsoft
10 243 (32.31%) Data Warehouse
11 218 (28.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 213 (28.32%) Finance
13 202 (26.86%) Microsoft Azure
14 173 (23.01%) ETL
15 162 (21.54%) Power BI
16 126 (16.76%) Banking
17 116 (15.43%) Microsoft Excel
18 100 (13.30%) JavaScript
19 99 (13.16%) Data Modelling
20 94 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
21 89 (11.84%) Analytics
22 87 (11.57%) .NET Framework
22 87 (11.57%) Team Foundation Server
23 80 (10.64%) Unit Testing
23 80 (10.64%) SQL Server 2014
24 79 (10.51%) CSS
25 75 (9.97%) MVC
26 74 (9.84%) jQuery
27 73 (9.71%) ASP.NET
28 72 (9.57%) Scrum

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 31 (4.12%) SharePoint
2 27 (3.59%) IIS
3 23 (3.06%) NServiceBus
4 19 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (1.33%) SAS
6 9 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (1.06%) Tomcat
8 6 (0.80%) Apache Spark
8 6 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (0.53%) Apache
10 3 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.27%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.27%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.13%) CMS
12 1 (0.13%) DataSynapse
12 1 (0.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 116 (15.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (2.39%) MS Visio
3 15 (1.99%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.40%) Acrobat
4 3 (0.40%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 17 (2.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.53%) Visualfiles
4 3 (0.40%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (0.40%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.13%) Elite 3E
6 1 (0.13%) Infor SunSystems
6 1 (0.13%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 202 (26.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (5.59%) Azure Data Factory
3 22 (2.93%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (2.79%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (0.93%) GitHub
7 6 (0.80%) OpenShift
8 5 (0.66%) Office 365
8 5 (0.66%) PaaS
8 5 (0.66%) SaaS
9 4 (0.53%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (0.53%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 3 (0.40%) IaaS
11 2 (0.27%) CloudFront
11 2 (0.27%) Data Lake Analytics
11 2 (0.27%) Fastly
11 2 (0.27%) NuGet
11 2 (0.27%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 1 (0.13%) Datadog
12 1 (0.13%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.46%) FTP
2 3 (0.40%) HTTP
3 2 (0.27%) Extranet
3 2 (0.27%) Firewall
4 1 (0.13%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.13%) DMZ
4 1 (0.13%) Internet
4 1 (0.13%) Intranet
4 1 (0.13%) SSH
4 1 (0.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 525 (69.81%) SQL Server
2 339 (45.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 280 (37.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 243 (32.31%) Data Warehouse
5 218 (28.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 162 (21.54%) Power BI
7 80 (10.64%) SQL Server 2014
8 63 (8.38%) SQL Server 2008
9 54 (7.18%) SQL Server 2012
10 51 (6.78%) SQL Server 2016
11 50 (6.65%) Big Data
12 40 (5.32%) NoSQL
13 35 (4.65%) Relational Database
14 34 (4.52%) Data Lake
14 34 (4.52%) MongoDB
15 27 (3.59%) Azure SQL Database
16 26 (3.46%) Oracle Database
17 25 (3.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 25 (3.32%) MS Access
18 24 (3.19%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 87 (11.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 64 (8.51%) Subversion
3 58 (7.71%) Visual Studio
4 57 (7.58%) Git (software)
5 48 (6.38%) JIRA
6 33 (4.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 26 (3.46%) Visual Studio Team System
8 25 (3.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 18 (2.39%) Jenkins
10 17 (2.26%) TeamCity
11 15 (1.99%) NUnit
12 12 (1.60%) Octopus Deploy
13 11 (1.46%) Maven
14 9 (1.20%) Eclipse
14 9 (1.20%) ERwin
14 9 (1.20%) git-flow
15 7 (0.93%) Selenium
15 7 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 6 (0.80%) Ant
16 6 (0.80%) Checkstyle
General
1 213 (28.32%) Finance
2 126 (16.76%) Banking
3 52 (6.91%) Investment Banking
4 45 (5.98%) Retail
5 27 (3.59%) Front Office
6 18 (2.39%) Legal
7 14 (1.86%) Law
8 11 (1.46%) Marketing
9 5 (0.66%) Advertising
10 3 (0.40%) Back Office
10 3 (0.40%) Billing
10 3 (0.40%) Local Government
10 3 (0.40%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.27%) Publishing
11 2 (0.27%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.13%) Electronics
12 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 548 (72.87%) Developer
2 197 (26.20%) SQL Developer
3 132 (17.55%) C# Developer
4 126 (16.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 76 (10.11%) .NET Developer
6 55 (7.31%) Analyst
7 50 (6.65%) SSIS Developer
8 46 (6.12%) Senior Developer
8 46 (6.12%) SQL Server Developer
9 44 (5.85%) T-SQL Developer
10 42 (5.59%) SQL BI Developer
11 39 (5.19%) C# .NET Developer
12 36 (4.79%) SSRS Developer
13 34 (4.52%) Data Engineer
14 29 (3.86%) Market Risk Developer
14 29 (3.86%) WCF Developer
15 28 (3.72%) C# WCF Developer
16 27 (3.59%) Credit Risk Developer
17 26 (3.46%) Architect
18 24 (3.19%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 258 (34.31%) .NET
2 87 (11.57%) .NET Framework
3 79 (10.51%) CSS
4 74 (9.84%) jQuery
5 73 (9.71%) ASP.NET
6 71 (9.44%) WCF
7 62 (8.24%) XML
8 61 (8.11%) ASP.NET Web API
9 55 (7.31%) HTML
10 54 (7.18%) AngularJS
10 54 (7.18%) Entity Framework
11 53 (7.05%) Web Services
12 51 (6.78%) WPF
13 37 (4.92%) ASP.NET MVC
14 36 (4.79%) MDX
15 34 (4.52%) React
16 33 (4.39%) Task Parallel Library
17 32 (4.26%) Reactive Extensions
18 28 (3.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 27 (3.59%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 94 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (7.98%) Fixed Income
3 48 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
4 43 (5.72%) Greenfield Project
5 35 (4.65%) Credit Risk
6 30 (3.99%) Market Risk
7 26 (3.46%) Fintech
8 14 (1.86%) Data Structures
8 14 (1.86%) Self-Motivation
9 12 (1.60%) N-Tier
10 10 (1.33%) Reinsurance
10 10 (1.33%) Replication
10 10 (1.33%) User Experience
11 7 (0.93%) Hedge funds
12 6 (0.80%) Derivative
13 4 (0.53%) Blog
13 4 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 4 (0.53%) Management Information System
13 4 (0.53%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.53%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 51 (6.78%) Windows
2 29 (3.86%) Linux
3 18 (2.39%) Ubuntu
4 8 (1.06%) Unix
4 8 (1.06%) Windows 10
4 8 (1.06%) Windows 7
5 7 (0.93%) Windows Server
6 5 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.40%) Android
8 3 (0.40%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.27%) Fedora
10 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 274 (36.44%) Agile Software Development
2 272 (36.17%) Business Intelligence
3 173 (23.01%) ETL
4 99 (13.16%) Data Modelling
5 89 (11.84%) Analytics
6 80 (10.64%) Unit Testing
7 75 (9.97%) MVC
8 72 (9.57%) Scrum
9 65 (8.64%) Test Automation
10 60 (7.98%) Performance Tuning
11 59 (7.85%) TDD
12 55 (7.31%) Kimball Methodology
13 54 (7.18%) SDLC
14 53 (7.05%) Data Analysis
15 51 (6.78%) Migration
16 50 (6.65%) SOLID
17 48 (6.38%) Software Engineering
18 47 (6.25%) BDD
19 42 (5.59%) Multithreading
19 42 (5.59%) OO
Programming Languages
1 714 (94.95%) SQL
2 293 (38.96%) C#
3 100 (13.30%) JavaScript
4 63 (8.38%) PowerShell
5 61 (8.11%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 60 (7.98%) PL/SQL
7 54 (7.18%) VBA
8 40 (5.32%) VB.NET
9 32 (4.26%) Python
10 31 (4.12%) VB
11 30 (3.99%) PHP
12 27 (3.59%) Java
13 24 (3.19%) VBScript
14 18 (2.39%) R
14 18 (2.39%) TypeScript
15 13 (1.73%) C++
16 11 (1.46%) XPath
17 7 (0.93%) C
18 3 (0.40%) Perl
18 3 (0.40%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (3.32%) Degree
2 19 (2.53%) Security Cleared
3 18 (2.39%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.53%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.27%) MCSE
6 2 (0.27%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.13%) ACCA
7 1 (0.13%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.13%) ECDL
7 1 (0.13%) ISEB
7 1 (0.13%) MCITP
7 1 (0.13%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (6.78%) QA
2 26 (3.46%) Data Quality
3 9 (1.20%) Dodd-Frank
3 9 (1.20%) EMIR
3 9 (1.20%) MiFID
4 7 (0.93%) GDPR
5 3 (0.40%) Basel III
5 3 (0.40%) PMO
6 2 (0.27%) IFRS
System Software
1 6 (0.80%) Active Directory
1 6 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (0.53%) Docker
3 3 (0.40%) SRDF
4 2 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.27%) XenApp
5 1 (0.13%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (1.06%) Puppet
2 6 (0.80%) Control-M
3 5 (0.66%) Ansible
4 2 (0.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (0.27%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (0.27%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.27%) Oozie
4 2 (0.27%) SCOrch
4 2 (0.27%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.13%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.13%) Mesos
5 1 (0.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 256 (34.04%) Microsoft
2 63 (8.38%) Oracle
3 42 (5.59%) Tableau
4 20 (2.66%) IBM
5 19 (2.53%) Citrix
6 17 (2.26%) Sybase
7 15 (1.99%) SAP
8 14 (1.86%) Informatica
9 11 (1.46%) Intapp
10 10 (1.33%) RedGate
11 8 (1.06%) Aderant
12 7 (0.93%) DevExpress
12 7 (0.93%) Google
12 7 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (0.80%) Solace
13 6 (0.80%) Talend
14 5 (0.66%) iManage
15 4 (0.53%) Nintex
15 4 (0.53%) TIBCO
15 4 (0.53%) VMware