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 27 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
England / North East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 85 67
Rank change year-on-year +29 -18  
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 2 45 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.35% 2.76% 0.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.15% 8.14% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 36 3
Median daily rate £300 £288 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.25% +0.08%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £28.88 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £29.00 £20.59
% change year-on-year +30.17% +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 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 174 553 276
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 30.58% 33.93% 33.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 338 194
Median daily rate £350 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% -8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £248 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £486 £507
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 34 4
Median hourly rate £51.42 £28.75 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.83% -10.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £18.20 £15.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 27 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
Tyne and Wear +32 2 £300 +5.26% 3
T-SQL
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 North East region with a requirement for T-SQL.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) MySQL
4 2 (40.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (40.00%) MVC
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Sitecore
4 2 (40.00%) SDLC
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (20.00%) DevOps
5 1 (20.00%) Database Mirroring
5 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
5 1 (20.00%) Database Tuning
5 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (20.00%) BDD
5 1 (20.00%) REST
5 1 (20.00%) Redis

T-SQL
Co-occurring 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 1 (20.00%) CMS
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) MySQL
3 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (20.00%) Redis
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Advertising
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Sitecore Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) DBA
3 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) Ajax
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Classic ASP
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) LINQ
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) WPF
2 1 (20.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum
1 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Database Mirroring
2 1 (20.00%) Database Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) VB
4 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) HND
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle