Period
to 21 January 2018

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 21 January 2018 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 105 67
Rank change year-on-year -34 -38 -6
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 65 116 227
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.22% 1.91% 2.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.05% 5.08% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 80 189
North West median daily rate £325 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -7.14% +16.67%
10th Percentile £250 £261 £205
90th Percentile £421 £400 £563
England median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £25.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.00% -28.57% +45.83%
England median hourly rate £27.00 £18.12 £36.00
% change year-on-year +49.01% -49.67% +5.88%

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 2,134 2,283 2,798
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 39.93% 37.59% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,481 1,589 1,779
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +11.94%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £238
90th Percentile £543 £525 £526
England median daily rate £475 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 61 119
North West median hourly rate £38.75 £38.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.65% +4.05% +13.71%
10th Percentile £13.20 £14.00 £13.50
90th Percentile £48.45 £48.75 £47.33
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%

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 21 January 2018.

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 21 January 2018. 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 +6 38 £333 +2.31% 47
Cheshire -14 16 £325 -7.14% 21
Merseyside +3 5 £325 +4.00% 7
Lancashire -6 4 £275 - 9
T-SQL
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 58 (89.23%) SQL
2 45 (69.23%) SQL Server
3 34 (52.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (49.23%) Business Intelligence
5 30 (46.15%) .NET
6 28 (43.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 23 (35.38%) C#
8 18 (27.69%) ASP.NET
8 18 (27.69%) Microsoft
9 16 (24.62%) Data Warehouse
9 16 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (23.08%) CSS
10 15 (23.08%) HTML
10 15 (23.08%) JavaScript
10 15 (23.08%) MVC
11 13 (20.00%) jQuery
12 12 (18.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 12 (18.46%) Power BI
13 11 (16.92%) Migration
14 10 (15.38%) ETL
15 9 (13.85%) Windows
16 8 (12.31%) Web Development
17 7 (10.77%) .NET Framework
17 7 (10.77%) Performance Management
17 7 (10.77%) Web Services
17 7 (10.77%) Visual Studio
17 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Azure
18 6 (9.23%) Azure SQL Database
18 6 (9.23%) Entity Framework
18 6 (9.23%) CSS3

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 6 (9.23%) Umbraco
2 5 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.15%) CMS
4 3 (4.62%) IIS
5 1 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.54%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.54%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.54%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.54%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 34 (52.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (43.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (24.62%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (18.46%) Power BI
5 12 (18.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (9.23%) Azure SQL Database
6 6 (9.23%) Relational Database
7 5 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (6.15%) QlikView
8 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (3.08%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (3.08%) NoSQL
10 2 (3.08%) RDBMS
10 2 (3.08%) SSDT
10 2 (3.08%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.15%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.08%) Grunt
3 2 (3.08%) gulp
3 2 (3.08%) Mercurial
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.08%) TeamCity
3 2 (3.08%) YouTrack
4 1 (1.54%) JIRA
General
1 6 (9.23%) Finance
2 2 (3.08%) Retail
3 1 (1.54%) Advertising
3 1 (1.54%) Banking
3 1 (1.54%) French Language
3 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.54%) Legal
3 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (73.85%) Developer
2 22 (33.85%) SQL Developer
3 15 (23.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 12 (18.46%) .NET Developer
5 9 (13.85%) SQL BI Developer
6 7 (10.77%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (9.23%) DBA
8 5 (7.69%) Applications Developer
9 4 (6.15%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 4 (6.15%) Consultant
9 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Developer
10 3 (4.62%) .NET Applications Developer
10 3 (4.62%) .NET Web Applications Developer
10 3 (4.62%) .NET Web Developer
10 3 (4.62%) Analyst
10 3 (4.62%) SSRS Developer
10 3 (4.62%) Web Applications Developer
10 3 (4.62%) Web Developer
10 3 (4.62%) WPF Developer
11 2 (3.08%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (46.15%) .NET
2 18 (27.69%) ASP.NET
3 15 (23.08%) CSS
3 15 (23.08%) HTML
4 13 (20.00%) jQuery
5 7 (10.77%) .NET Framework
5 7 (10.77%) Web Services
6 6 (9.23%) AngularJS
6 6 (9.23%) CSS3
6 6 (9.23%) Entity Framework
6 6 (9.23%) JSON
6 6 (9.23%) WPF
7 5 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (7.69%) HTML5
8 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (6.15%) REST
8 4 (6.15%) WCF
8 4 (6.15%) WinForms
9 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (4.62%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) NHS
2 4 (6.15%) Data Structures
2 4 (6.15%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.62%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.62%) Replication
3 3 (4.62%) W3C
4 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.54%) Clustering
5 1 (1.54%) Life Science
5 1 (1.54%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.85%) Windows
2 2 (3.08%) Android
2 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.08%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (49.23%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (23.08%) MVC
4 11 (16.92%) Migration
5 10 (15.38%) ETL
6 8 (12.31%) Web Development
7 7 (10.77%) Performance Management
8 6 (9.23%) Data Migration
9 5 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (7.69%) CRM
9 5 (7.69%) Data Modelling
9 5 (7.69%) Unit Testing
10 4 (6.15%) Database Security
10 4 (6.15%) OO
10 4 (6.15%) Visualisation
11 3 (4.62%) Asset Management
11 3 (4.62%) Business Continuity
11 3 (4.62%) SDLC
11 3 (4.62%) TDD
12 2 (3.08%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 58 (89.23%) SQL
2 23 (35.38%) C#
3 15 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.15%) VB.NET
5 3 (4.62%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.62%) VB
5 3 (4.62%) XAML
6 2 (3.08%) C
6 2 (3.08%) Java
7 1 (1.54%) C++
7 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.54%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (4.62%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.54%) HL7
2 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 18 (27.69%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.62%) Oracle
3 2 (3.08%) Sitecore
3 2 (3.08%) Tableau
4 1 (1.54%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.54%) Google
4 1 (1.54%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.54%) Talend
4 1 (1.54%) Twitter
4 1 (1.54%) Xamarin