The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transact-SQL
England / North East
Rank 82 52 56
Rank change year-on-year -30 +4  
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 4 22 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.55% 2.53% 0.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.29% 6.96% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 18 3
Median daily rate £318 £325 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.30% +22.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £288 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £386 £273
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 £20.75 £32.50 £30.60
% change year-on-year -36.15% +6.22%  

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 the North East with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 311 316 260
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 42.90% 36.32% 40.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 204 164
Median daily rate £350 £338 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +5.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £281 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 5
Median hourly rate £37.50 £18.13 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +106.89% -42.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.83 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £20.43 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

T-SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

T-SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for T-SQL in the North East

T-SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing T-SQL in the North East over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for T-SQL in the North East

T-SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for T-SQL in the North East

T-SQL
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 26 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
Tyne and Wear -29 4 £318 -2.30% 4
T-SQL
England

T-SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 26 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 North East region with a requirement for T-SQL.

1 24 (100.00%) SQL
2 18 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 12 (50.00%) C#
5 9 (37.50%) .NET
5 9 (37.50%) XML
6 8 (33.33%) HTML
6 8 (33.33%) MVC
6 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (29.17%) WPF
7 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
7 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET
7 7 (29.17%) CSS
8 6 (25.00%) ETL
8 6 (25.00%) Scrum
8 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (20.83%) Ajax
9 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
9 5 (20.83%) LINQ
9 5 (20.83%) jQuery
9 5 (20.83%) Sitecore
9 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
9 5 (20.83%) Advertising
9 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
9 5 (20.83%) Windows
9 5 (20.83%) VB.NET
10 4 (16.67%) VB

T-SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
2 4 (16.67%) CMS
2 4 (16.67%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (8.33%) IIS
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) DHCP
1 3 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (4.17%) Couchbase
6 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
6 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
6 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (4.17%) Power BI
6 1 (4.17%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MSI
1 4 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.33%) NMock
3 2 (8.33%) Subversion
3 2 (8.33%) WiX
General
1 5 (20.83%) Advertising
2 3 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Sitecore Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 3 (12.50%) DBA
4 3 (12.50%) SQL DBA
4 3 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Development Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Development Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Lead C# Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Lead Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Microsoft BI Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Citrix Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Lead Software Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
6 1 (4.17%) SCCM Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) .NET
1 9 (37.50%) XML
2 8 (33.33%) HTML
3 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET
3 7 (29.17%) CSS
3 7 (29.17%) WPF
4 5 (20.83%) Ajax
4 5 (20.83%) jQuery
4 5 (20.83%) LINQ
5 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 4 (16.67%) Web Services
6 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (12.50%) MDX
7 2 (8.33%) Entity Framework
7 2 (8.33%) WCF
8 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (4.17%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 1 (4.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
1 1 (4.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.17%) AIX
4 1 (4.17%) Android
4 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.17%) Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (33.33%) MVC
2 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (25.00%) ETL
2 6 (25.00%) Scrum
3 3 (12.50%) Software Delivery
3 3 (12.50%) TDD
4 2 (8.33%) BDD
4 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (8.33%) DevOps
4 2 (8.33%) ETL Development
4 2 (8.33%) OO
4 2 (8.33%) SDLC
4 2 (8.33%) Software Distribution
4 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Validation
5 1 (4.17%) BCP
5 1 (4.17%) E-business
5 1 (4.17%) SOA
5 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) SQL
2 12 (50.00%) C#
3 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
4 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
4 5 (20.83%) VB.NET
5 4 (16.67%) VB
6 3 (12.50%) Java
6 3 (12.50%) VBScript
7 2 (8.33%) C++
8 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (12.50%) XenApp
2 3 (12.50%) XenDesktop
2 3 (12.50%) XenServer
3 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.33%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) SCCM
1 3 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (4.17%) Data Guard
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Flashback
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) Sitecore
3 3 (12.50%) AppSense
3 3 (12.50%) Citrix
3 3 (12.50%) VMware
4 2 (8.33%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (4.17%) HP
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle
5 1 (4.17%) Red Hat