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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 38 30
Rank change year-on-year +2 -8  
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 2 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.63% 0.59% 2.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.00% 1.45% 13.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 10
Median daily rate £294 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.61% +18.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £325 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £325 £305
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 £25.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -23.07% -  

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 100 138 73
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 31.35% 40.83% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 109 45
Median daily rate £350 £350 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £291 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £450 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £37.50 - £15.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing T-SQL in Merseyside over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 29 March 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 £238 -26.92% 2
T-SQL
North West

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (33.33%) ETL
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (33.33%) Power BI
4 2 (33.33%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (16.67%) C#
5 1 (16.67%) SOLID
5 1 (16.67%) Case Management
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (16.67%) Functional Programming
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (16.67%) ISA Server
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) OLTP

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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (33.33%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (33.33%) Power BI
5 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (16.67%) OLAP
5 1 (16.67%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (16.67%) OLTP
5 1 (16.67%) QlikView
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Lead
2 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (33.33%) ETL
3 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Case Management
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) Functional Programming
4 1 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) SOLID
4 1 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft