The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 3 months to 24 June 2017 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
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 38 31
Rank change year-on-year -6 -7  
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 1 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.30% 2.11% 2.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.61% 5.93% 11.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 8
Median daily rate £350 £275 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.27% -8.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £29.00 £20.59
% change year-on-year +29.31% +40.82%  

T-SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 164 118 92
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 49.85% 35.54% 23.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 61 49
Median daily rate £375 £325 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +5.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £14.50 £18.80 £18.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.87% +1.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £9.00 £14.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £18.80 £20.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

T-SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside citing T-SQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for T-SQL in Merseyside

T-SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing T-SQL in Merseyside.

Contractor daily rate trend for T-SQL in Merseyside

T-SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing T-SQL in Merseyside.

Contractor hourly rate trend for T-SQL in Merseyside

T-SQL
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -5 1 £350 +27.27% 5
T-SQL
North West

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing T-SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for T-SQL.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) QlikView
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Power BI
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services

T-SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) Power BI
2 1 (33.33%) QlikView
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Developer
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) SSIS Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL