Period
to 17 January 2022

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 January 2022 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 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 245 220 203
Rank change year-on-year -25 -17 -17
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 409 182 405
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.10% 1.07% 1.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.49% 2.19% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 133 307
10th Percentile £350 £307 £350
25th Percentile £450 £400 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £540 £480 £475
Median % change year-on-year +12.55% +1.05% -1.04%
75th Percentile £631 £588 £538
90th Percentile £713 £650 £625
England median daily rate £500 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +16.28% +1.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
10th Percentile " " "
25th Percentile £25.50 " £32.50
Median hourly rate £26.00 - £35.00
75th Percentile £26.50 " £37.50
90th Percentile " " "
England median hourly rate £27.50 £48.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year -43.30% +100.00% -

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 16,452 8,321 14,157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 44.42% 48.84% 46.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,601 6,163 10,645
10th Percentile £413 £350 £369
25th Percentile £493 £425 £431
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% - -
75th Percentile £688 £625 £613
90th Percentile £775 £700 £694
England median daily rate £550 £483 £488
% change year-on-year +13.99% -1.03% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 53 99
10th Percentile £24.90 £21.40 £16.45
25th Percentile £35.00 £30.25 £25.13
Median hourly rate £52.50 £40.00 £45.50
Median % change year-on-year +31.25% -12.09% +24.08%
75th Percentile £64.38 £58.00 £52.50
90th Percentile £78.90 £70.60 £55.10
England median hourly rate £49.00 £42.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year +15.29% -3.41% +3.53%

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 17 January 2022.

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 17 January 2022. 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 -7 69 £525 +10.53% 48
South London -3 6 £540 +3.85% 1
West London -20 6 £468 -17.26% 9
T-SQL
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2022, 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.

1 372 (90.95%) SQL
2 266 (65.04%) SQL Server
3 188 (45.97%) Azure
4 187 (45.72%) C#
5 170 (41.56%) Finance
6 153 (37.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 152 (37.16%) Business Intelligence
8 145 (35.45%) .NET
9 140 (34.23%) Agile Software Development
10 111 (27.14%) Microsoft
11 107 (26.16%) ETL
12 106 (25.92%) Data Warehouse
13 99 (24.21%) Oracle
14 95 (23.23%) DevOps
15 91 (22.25%) Power Platform
16 90 (22.00%) Power BI
17 87 (21.27%) Windows
18 85 (20.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 81 (19.80%) Banking
20 77 (18.83%) PL/SQL
21 73 (17.85%) .NET Framework
22 70 (17.11%) Python
23 66 (16.14%) Azure SQL Database
24 63 (15.40%) AWS
25 61 (14.91%) Analytics
26 60 (14.67%) Microsoft Excel
27 59 (14.43%) Social Skills
28 57 (13.94%) Data Modelling
28 57 (13.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
29 54 (13.20%) Visual Studio

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 24 (5.87%) BizTalk Server
2 15 (3.67%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.93%) IIS
4 8 (1.96%) Apache Spark
5 7 (1.71%) Confluence
6 4 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (0.98%) Oracle Coherence
7 3 (0.73%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.49%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.49%) SAS
8 2 (0.49%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.24%) Apache
9 1 (0.24%) Apache Airflow
9 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 60 (14.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (3.18%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (2.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.24%) SPSS
5 1 (0.24%) Stata
Business Applications
1 9 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.73%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (0.49%) Magento
3 2 (0.49%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.49%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.24%) Cerner Millennium
4 1 (0.24%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.24%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 188 (45.97%) Azure
2 91 (22.25%) Power Platform
3 63 (15.40%) AWS
4 42 (10.27%) Azure Storage
5 41 (10.02%) Azure Cosmos DB
5 41 (10.02%) Serverless
6 40 (9.78%) Azure Functions
7 33 (8.07%) Azure Data Factory
8 31 (7.58%) Azure Logic Apps
9 29 (7.09%) GitHub
10 25 (6.11%) AWS Lambda
10 25 (6.11%) Azure Service Bus
11 15 (3.67%) Microsoft 365
11 15 (3.67%) PaaS
12 13 (3.18%) Azure Active Directory
12 13 (3.18%) Azure Synapse Analytics
13 11 (2.69%) Snowflake
14 10 (2.44%) Azure App Service
14 10 (2.44%) Dynamics 365
15 9 (2.20%) Azure Key Vault
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.44%) Kerberos
2 7 (1.71%) Internet
3 4 (0.98%) HTTP
3 4 (0.98%) Skype
3 4 (0.98%) Wireshark
4 3 (0.73%) FTP
4 3 (0.73%) SAN
5 2 (0.49%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.49%) NAS
6 1 (0.24%) Intranet
6 1 (0.24%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.24%) SSH
6 1 (0.24%) SSL
6 1 (0.24%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 266 (65.04%) SQL Server
2 153 (37.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 106 (25.92%) Data Warehouse
4 90 (22.00%) Power BI
5 85 (20.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 66 (16.14%) Azure SQL Database
7 57 (13.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 49 (11.98%) MongoDB
9 48 (11.74%) Tableau
10 39 (9.54%) Data Lake
11 37 (9.05%) PostgreSQL
12 34 (8.31%) NoSQL
13 31 (7.58%) Oracle Database
14 26 (6.36%) SQL Server 2012
15 25 (6.11%) MySQL
16 22 (5.38%) SQL Server 2008
17 20 (4.89%) QlikView
18 19 (4.65%) Relational Database
19 16 (3.91%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
20 14 (3.42%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 54 (13.20%) Visual Studio
2 34 (8.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (6.36%) Git (software)
4 25 (6.11%) JIRA
5 9 (2.20%) Octopus Deploy
5 9 (2.20%) Subversion
5 9 (2.20%) TeamCity
6 5 (1.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (0.98%) NUnit
7 4 (0.98%) SpecFlow
8 3 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.73%) InstallShield
8 3 (0.73%) Maven
9 2 (0.49%) GitLab
9 2 (0.49%) IntelliJ
9 2 (0.49%) MSBuild
9 2 (0.49%) MSTest
9 2 (0.49%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (0.49%) Selenium
9 2 (0.49%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 170 (41.56%) Finance
2 81 (19.80%) Banking
3 59 (14.43%) Social Skills
4 38 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
5 34 (8.31%) Investment Banking
6 32 (7.82%) Front Office
7 20 (4.89%) Public Sector
8 14 (3.42%) Manufacturing
9 13 (3.18%) Presentation Skills
10 12 (2.93%) Electronics
10 12 (2.93%) Telecoms
11 10 (2.44%) Documentation Skills
11 10 (2.44%) Marketing
12 5 (1.22%) Back Office
13 3 (0.73%) Advertising
13 3 (0.73%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.73%) Private Banking
14 2 (0.49%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.49%) International Banking
14 2 (0.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 256 (62.59%) Developer
2 80 (19.56%) C# Developer
3 79 (19.32%) SQL Developer
4 51 (12.47%) .NET Developer
5 43 (10.51%) Analyst
6 42 (10.27%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 33 (8.07%) C# .NET Developer
8 32 (7.82%) Data Engineer
9 26 (6.36%) Azure Developer
10 23 (5.62%) Senior Developer
11 20 (4.89%) Consultant
11 20 (4.89%) Data Analyst
12 19 (4.65%) Architect
13 17 (4.16%) Data Consultant
13 17 (4.16%) Power BI Developer
14 15 (3.67%) DBA
14 15 (3.67%) Full Stack Developer
15 14 (3.42%) Analyst Developer
15 14 (3.42%) SQL Server Developer
16 13 (3.18%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (35.45%) .NET
2 73 (17.85%) .NET Framework
3 48 (11.74%) .NET Core
4 32 (7.82%) WPF
5 31 (7.58%) REST
5 31 (7.58%) XML
6 29 (7.09%) JSON
7 28 (6.85%) ASP.NET
7 28 (6.85%) WinForms
8 26 (6.36%) CSS
9 25 (6.11%) HTML
10 24 (5.87%) AngularJS
11 23 (5.62%) Web Services
12 21 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web API
12 21 (5.13%) Entity Framework
13 19 (4.65%) Spring
14 18 (4.40%) MDX
15 16 (3.91%) XSLT
16 15 (3.67%) RabbitMQ
17 14 (3.42%) React
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.36%) Cloud Native
2 24 (5.87%) Legacy Systems
3 18 (4.40%) Replication
4 14 (3.42%) User Experience
5 13 (3.18%) Fixed Income
6 11 (2.69%) Credit Risk
6 11 (2.69%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.69%) Reference Data
7 10 (2.44%) Reinsurance
8 9 (2.20%) Clustering
8 9 (2.20%) Self-Motivation
9 8 (1.96%) Market Risk
9 8 (1.96%) Virtual Team
10 7 (1.71%) Legacy Applications
10 7 (1.71%) NHS
11 6 (1.47%) Data Protection Act
12 3 (0.73%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.73%) Equities
12 3 (0.73%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (0.73%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 87 (21.27%) Windows
2 16 (3.91%) Linux
3 10 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (2.44%) Windows Server
4 8 (1.96%) Solaris
4 8 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.73%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.73%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.73%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (0.49%) Unix
7 2 (0.49%) zOS
8 1 (0.24%) VMS
8 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (37.16%) Business Intelligence
2 140 (34.23%) Agile Software Development
3 107 (26.16%) ETL
4 95 (23.23%) DevOps
5 61 (14.91%) Analytics
6 57 (13.94%) Data Modelling
7 53 (12.96%) Scrum
8 47 (11.49%) Software Engineering
9 46 (11.25%) Data Analysis
10 45 (11.00%) Full Stack Development
10 45 (11.00%) SDLC
11 43 (10.51%) Microservices
12 42 (10.27%) Migration
13 36 (8.80%) Data Development
14 33 (8.07%) Data Engineering
15 32 (7.82%) Continuous Improvement
15 32 (7.82%) Problem-Solving
16 29 (7.09%) Data Integration
17 27 (6.60%) Risk Management
17 27 (6.60%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 372 (90.95%) SQL
2 187 (45.72%) C#
3 77 (18.83%) PL/SQL
4 70 (17.11%) Python
5 43 (10.51%) PowerShell
6 42 (10.27%) JavaScript
6 42 (10.27%) VBA
7 38 (9.29%) Java
8 30 (7.33%) VB
9 25 (6.11%) C
9 25 (6.11%) Go
9 25 (6.11%) VB.NET
10 24 (5.87%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 23 (5.62%) C++
12 15 (3.67%) R
13 11 (2.69%) TypeScript
14 10 (2.44%) Java 11
14 10 (2.44%) VBScript
15 9 (2.20%) Java 8
16 7 (1.71%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (3.67%) Security Cleared
2 12 (2.93%) Degree
2 12 (2.93%) SC Cleared
3 8 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (0.98%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (0.98%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.73%) MCITP
6 2 (0.49%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.24%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.24%) OCP
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.24%) Tableau Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.36%) QA
2 25 (6.11%) Data Quality
3 9 (2.20%) GDPR
3 9 (2.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.73%) MiFID
4 3 (0.73%) NIST 800
4 3 (0.73%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.24%) EMIR
5 1 (0.24%) IFRS
System Software
1 21 (5.13%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.42%) Docker
3 9 (2.20%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.98%) Platform Symphony
6 3 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.73%) vSphere
7 1 (0.24%) HDFS
7 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 31 (7.58%) Kubernetes
2 11 (2.69%) Terraform
3 8 (1.96%) Data Guard
4 4 (0.98%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (0.73%) AirWatch
5 3 (0.73%) Kibana
5 3 (0.73%) logstash
5 3 (0.73%) SCCM
5 3 (0.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (0.73%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.49%) OpenView
7 1 (0.24%) Ansible
7 1 (0.24%) Control-M
7 1 (0.24%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.24%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.24%) Grafana
7 1 (0.24%) Oozie
7 1 (0.24%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.24%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 111 (27.14%) Microsoft
2 99 (24.21%) Oracle
3 33 (8.07%) SAP
4 28 (6.85%) MuleSoft
5 27 (6.60%) Databricks
6 14 (3.42%) Citrix
6 14 (3.42%) DevExpress
7 13 (3.18%) VMware
8 11 (2.69%) Informatica
9 10 (2.44%) Alteryx
9 10 (2.44%) Red Hat
10 9 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (2.20%) ServiceNow
11 8 (1.96%) Sybase
12 6 (1.47%) Cloudera
12 6 (1.47%) TIBCO
13 5 (1.22%) Murex
13 5 (1.22%) OpenLink
13 5 (1.22%) Reuters
14 4 (0.98%) Google