Period
to 15 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 15 December 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 West
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 99 71
Rank change year-on-year -30 -28 -12
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 83 137 224
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.46% 2.11% 2.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.72% 5.62% 8.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 94 191
North West median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +16.67%
10th Percentile £250 £258 £206
90th Percentile £488 £400 £563
England median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £25.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.00% -28.57% +66.67%
England median hourly rate £27.00 £28.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -5.26% +20.00% -30.15%

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 the North West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2229 2437 2775
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 39.24% 37.56% 32.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1541 1699 1753
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £238
90th Percentile £538 £500 £525
England median daily rate £465 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +9.41% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 62 110
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £31.01 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.98% -17.30% +20.97%
10th Percentile £12.75 £13.33 £13.45
90th Percentile £51.20 £43.63 £52.47
England median hourly rate £40.00 £39.37 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.60% +4.99% +17.19%

T-SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing T-SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for T-SQL in the North West

T-SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

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

T-SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing T-SQL in the North West over the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

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

T-SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

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

T-SQL
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 6 months to 15 December 2017. 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
Manchester +16 54 £375 +11.11% 23
Cheshire -20 16 £325 - 18
Merseyside -1 6 £325 - 2
Lancashire -9 5 £306 +11.36% 5
T-SQL
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 West region with a requirement for T-SQL.

1 74 (89.16%) SQL
2 64 (77.11%) SQL Server
3 49 (59.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 47 (56.63%) .NET
5 32 (38.55%) Business Intelligence
5 32 (38.55%) Microsoft
6 31 (37.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 27 (32.53%) C#
8 21 (25.30%) ASP.NET
9 20 (24.10%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (24.10%) Migration
9 20 (24.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 19 (22.89%) MVC
11 18 (21.69%) Data Warehouse
11 18 (21.69%) jQuery
12 17 (20.48%) JavaScript
13 16 (19.28%) HTML
13 16 (19.28%) CSS
13 16 (19.28%) Data Migration
14 15 (18.07%) Oracle
14 15 (18.07%) ETL
15 12 (14.46%) Power BI
16 11 (13.25%) Data Structures
16 11 (13.25%) Data Modelling
17 9 (10.84%) ASP.NET Web API
17 9 (10.84%) Windows
17 9 (10.84%) Visual Studio
18 8 (9.64%) TDD
18 8 (9.64%) Dynamics AX
18 8 (9.64%) .NET Framework

T-SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 8 (9.64%) Umbraco
2 7 (8.43%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.82%) CMS
4 3 (3.61%) IIS
5 2 (2.41%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.20%) Apache
6 1 (1.20%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.20%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (9.64%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (3.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.20%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.41%) Office 365
3 1 (1.20%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (77.11%) SQL Server
2 49 (59.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 31 (37.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (24.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 18 (21.69%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (14.46%) Power BI
7 8 (9.64%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (9.64%) SQL Server 2016
8 7 (8.43%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (7.23%) Relational Database
9 6 (7.23%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (4.82%) Azure SQL Database
10 4 (4.82%) QlikView
10 4 (4.82%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (2.41%) DTS
12 2 (2.41%) RDBMS
12 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (2.41%) SSDT
12 2 (2.41%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 9 (10.84%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.41%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.41%) Grunt
3 2 (2.41%) gulp
3 2 (2.41%) Mercurial
3 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (2.41%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.41%) YouTrack
4 1 (1.20%) JIRA
4 1 (1.20%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (6.02%) Finance
2 2 (2.41%) Retail
3 1 (1.20%) Advertising
3 1 (1.20%) Banking
3 1 (1.20%) French Language
3 1 (1.20%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (62.65%) Developer
2 20 (24.10%) SQL Developer
3 18 (21.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 16 (19.28%) .NET Developer
5 10 (12.05%) Analyst
5 10 (12.05%) SQL BI Developer
6 9 (10.84%) Data Analyst
7 8 (9.64%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (7.23%) DBA
9 5 (6.02%) Applications Developer
9 5 (6.02%) SSRS Developer
10 4 (4.82%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (4.82%) C# Developer
10 4 (4.82%) SQL Analyst
10 4 (4.82%) SQL Data Analyst
11 3 (3.61%) .NET Applications Developer
11 3 (3.61%) .NET Web Developer
11 3 (3.61%) Data Migration Analyst
11 3 (3.61%) SQL Server Developer
11 3 (3.61%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (56.63%) .NET
2 21 (25.30%) ASP.NET
3 18 (21.69%) jQuery
4 16 (19.28%) CSS
4 16 (19.28%) HTML
5 9 (10.84%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (9.64%) .NET Framework
7 7 (8.43%) AngularJS
7 7 (8.43%) Entity Framework
7 7 (8.43%) JSON
7 7 (8.43%) WCF
7 7 (8.43%) Web Services
8 6 (7.23%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (7.23%) CSS3
8 6 (7.23%) WPF
9 5 (6.02%) HTML5
9 5 (6.02%) REST
10 4 (4.82%) WinForms
11 3 (3.61%) Sass
11 3 (3.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.25%) Data Structures
2 6 (7.23%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (6.02%) NHS
3 5 (6.02%) Replication
4 3 (3.61%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.61%) N-Tier
4 3 (3.61%) W3C
5 2 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.41%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.20%) Clustering
6 1 (1.20%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.84%) Windows
2 2 (2.41%) Android
2 2 (2.41%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.41%) Linux
3 1 (1.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (38.55%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (24.10%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (24.10%) Migration
3 19 (22.89%) MVC
4 16 (19.28%) Data Migration
5 15 (18.07%) ETL
6 11 (13.25%) Data Modelling
7 8 (9.64%) CRM
7 8 (9.64%) TDD
8 7 (8.43%) Performance Management
8 7 (8.43%) Unit Testing
8 7 (8.43%) Web Development
9 6 (7.23%) Logical Data Model
10 5 (6.02%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (4.82%) Business Analysis
11 4 (4.82%) ETL Development
11 4 (4.82%) OO
11 4 (4.82%) SDLC
11 4 (4.82%) Visualisation
12 3 (3.61%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (89.16%) SQL
2 27 (32.53%) C#
3 17 (20.48%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.82%) VB.NET
5 3 (3.61%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.61%) XAML
6 2 (2.41%) C
6 2 (2.41%) Java
6 2 (2.41%) VB
7 1 (1.20%) C++
7 1 (1.20%) PHP
7 1 (1.20%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.61%) Degree
2 2 (2.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.20%) MCSE
3 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.02%) Data Quality
2 4 (4.82%) QA
3 1 (1.20%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (1.20%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 32 (38.55%) Microsoft
2 15 (18.07%) Oracle
3 2 (2.41%) DevExpress
3 2 (2.41%) Sitecore
3 2 (2.41%) Tableau
4 1 (1.20%) Cognos
4 1 (1.20%) Google
4 1 (1.20%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.20%) Talend
4 1 (1.20%) Twitter
4 1 (1.20%) Xamarin