Period
to 21 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 113 126
Rank change year-on-year -17 +13 -43
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 89 99 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.44% 1.73% 1.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.36% 4.50% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 68 77
North West median daily rate £363 £355 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.11% +9.23% -
10th Percentile £296 £261 £209
90th Percentile £405 £450 £438
England median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
North West median hourly rate £55.00 - £26.25
England median hourly rate £29.15 £34.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year -14.26% -11.11% +82.14%

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 2,649 2,202 2,773
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 42.78% 38.55% 36.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,803 1,483 1,805
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +4.17%
10th Percentile £285 £267 £258
90th Percentile £545 £506 £505
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 110 81
North West median hourly rate £36.25 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +23.08% -7.14%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.00 £14.00
90th Percentile £51.25 £48.88 £47.33
England median hourly rate £41.50 £41.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +10.67% +7.14%

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 July 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 July 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 -31 49 £363 -3.33% 49
Cheshire +3 30 £363 +0.35% 18
Merseyside +22 4 £350 -12.55% 14
Lancashire -18 4 £260 -5.45% 11
Cumbria - 2 £375 - 1
T-SQL
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing T-SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for T-SQL.

1 77 (86.52%) SQL
2 64 (71.91%) SQL Server
3 41 (46.07%) .NET
4 40 (44.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 37 (41.57%) C#
5 37 (41.57%) Microsoft
6 34 (38.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 24 (26.97%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (24.72%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (21.35%) ETL
10 18 (20.22%) Data Warehouse
11 17 (19.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 15 (16.85%) MVC
12 15 (16.85%) Finance
12 15 (16.85%) Windows
12 15 (16.85%) ASP.NET
13 14 (15.73%) Windows Server
14 13 (14.61%) Web Services
14 13 (14.61%) HTML
15 12 (13.48%) Performance Tuning
15 12 (13.48%) VB
15 12 (13.48%) Problem-Solving
16 10 (11.24%) Scrum
16 10 (11.24%) JavaScript
16 10 (11.24%) CSS
16 10 (11.24%) SQL Server 2008
16 10 (11.24%) Microsoft Azure
17 9 (10.11%) .NET Framework
17 9 (10.11%) ASP.NET Web API
17 9 (10.11%) Entity 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 5 (5.62%) IIS
2 4 (4.49%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.12%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.25%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.12%) GitHub
3 1 (1.12%) NuGet
3 1 (1.12%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.49%) IPsec
2 2 (2.25%) Intranet
3 1 (1.12%) DMZ
3 1 (1.12%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.12%) LAN
3 1 (1.12%) NAS
3 1 (1.12%) SAN
3 1 (1.12%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.12%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (71.91%) SQL Server
2 40 (44.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 34 (38.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (20.22%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (19.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (11.24%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (7.87%) Power BI
7 7 (7.87%) SQL Server 2014
7 7 (7.87%) SQL Server 2016
8 6 (6.74%) Relational Database
9 4 (4.49%) Azure SQL Database
9 4 (4.49%) NoSQL
9 4 (4.49%) QlikView
9 4 (4.49%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (3.37%) Big Data
10 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (3.37%) Star Schema
11 2 (2.25%) DTS
11 2 (2.25%) MS Access
11 2 (2.25%) Riak
Development Applications
1 8 (8.99%) Git (software)
1 8 (8.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (5.62%) JIRA
2 5 (5.62%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.49%) MSI
3 4 (4.49%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (3.37%) Mercurial
4 3 (3.37%) Subversion
5 2 (2.25%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.12%) MSBuild
General
1 15 (16.85%) Finance
2 6 (6.74%) Back Office
3 4 (4.49%) Retail
4 3 (3.37%) Banking
4 3 (3.37%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.12%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.12%) Law
5 1 (1.12%) Legal
5 1 (1.12%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 69 (77.53%) Developer
2 31 (34.83%) SQL Developer
3 17 (19.10%) C# Developer
4 16 (17.98%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 13 (14.61%) .NET Developer
6 11 (12.36%) DBA
7 9 (10.11%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (8.99%) SQL DBA
9 7 (7.87%) SSIS Developer
10 6 (6.74%) SQL BI Developer
10 6 (6.74%) T-SQL Developer
11 4 (4.49%) Business Developer
11 4 (4.49%) Software Developer
11 4 (4.49%) SQL Server Developer
11 4 (4.49%) SSRS Developer
12 3 (3.37%) Desktop Support
12 3 (3.37%) Excel Developer
12 3 (3.37%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 3 (3.37%) Microsoft BI Developer
12 3 (3.37%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (46.07%) .NET
2 15 (16.85%) ASP.NET
3 13 (14.61%) HTML
3 13 (14.61%) Web Services
4 10 (11.24%) CSS
5 9 (10.11%) .NET Framework
5 9 (10.11%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (10.11%) Entity Framework
6 8 (8.99%) REST
7 7 (7.87%) AngularJS
7 7 (7.87%) CSS3
7 7 (7.87%) Middleware
7 7 (7.87%) SOAP
8 6 (6.74%) XML
9 5 (5.62%) HTML5
10 4 (4.49%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (4.49%) MDX
10 4 (4.49%) RESTful
11 3 (3.37%) RabbitMQ
12 2 (2.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.62%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (5.62%) Mobile App
2 5 (5.62%) Replication
3 3 (3.37%) Data Structures
3 3 (3.37%) W3C
4 2 (2.25%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.25%) NHS
5 1 (1.12%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.12%) FMCG
5 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.12%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.12%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (16.85%) Windows
2 14 (15.73%) Windows Server
3 5 (5.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (4.49%) Windows 10
4 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.97%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (24.72%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (21.35%) ETL
4 15 (16.85%) MVC
5 12 (13.48%) Performance Tuning
5 12 (13.48%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (11.24%) Scrum
7 9 (10.11%) Migration
8 8 (8.99%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (8.99%) Unit Testing
9 7 (7.87%) Deployment Automation
10 6 (6.74%) E-Commerce
11 5 (5.62%) Data Modelling
11 5 (5.62%) Secure Coding
11 5 (5.62%) TDD
12 4 (4.49%) Data Extraction
12 4 (4.49%) Kanban
12 4 (4.49%) Software Deployment
12 4 (4.49%) Time Management
12 4 (4.49%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 77 (86.52%) SQL
2 37 (41.57%) C#
3 12 (13.48%) VB
4 10 (11.24%) JavaScript
5 7 (7.87%) PowerShell
6 5 (5.62%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.37%) PHP
7 3 (3.37%) Python
8 2 (2.25%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 2 (2.25%) Erlang
8 2 (2.25%) F#
8 2 (2.25%) Go
8 2 (2.25%) Haskell
8 2 (2.25%) VBA
9 1 (1.12%) Java
9 1 (1.12%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.12%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (5.62%) Degree
1 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.37%) MCTS
3 2 (2.25%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.12%) ISEB
4 1 (1.12%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.12%) MCSA
4 1 (1.12%) MCSE
4 1 (1.12%) Postgraduate
4 1 (1.12%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.25%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (4.49%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (4.49%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (4.49%) XenApp
2 3 (3.37%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (4.49%) SCCM
2 2 (2.25%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 37 (41.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.49%) Citrix
2 4 (4.49%) VMware
3 3 (3.37%) Tableau
4 2 (2.25%) BMC
4 2 (2.25%) Oracle
4 2 (2.25%) Symantec
4 2 (2.25%) TIBCO
4 2 (2.25%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.12%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.12%) ESRI
5 1 (1.12%) HP
5 1 (1.12%) Mapbox
5 1 (1.12%) Saba
5 1 (1.12%) Sage
5 1 (1.12%) Talend
5 1 (1.12%) Vertica