Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 134 86
Rank change year-on-year +24 -48 -30
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 99 110 170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.73% 1.43% 2.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.50% 3.98% 7.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 77 116
North West median daily rate £355 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.23% - +1.56%
10th Percentile £261 £209 £225
90th Percentile £450 £438 £447
England median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -1.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
North West median hourly rate - £26.25 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +34.62% +8.33%
England median hourly rate £34.00 £38.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +82.14% -40.00%

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 West with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 2202 2764 2405
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 38.57% 35.99% 31.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1483 1798 1515
North West median daily rate £388 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +3.45% +11.54%
10th Percentile £267 £258 £243
90th Percentile £506 £500 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 82 51
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -7.14% +21.74%
10th Percentile £12.00 £14.10 £15.25
90th Percentile £48.88 £47.33 £55.00
England median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +10.67% +7.14% +1.45%

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +27 63 £375 +7.14% 23
Cheshire +5 22 £361 +11.15% 10
Lancashire +18 11 £275 -4.35% 11
Merseyside -11 2 £400 +45.55% 5
T-SQL
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 95 (95.96%) SQL
2 77 (77.78%) SQL Server
3 64 (64.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 54 (54.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 40 (40.40%) Business Intelligence
6 37 (37.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 36 (36.36%) .NET
8 35 (35.35%) Microsoft
9 32 (32.32%) ETL
10 22 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
11 18 (18.18%) Oracle
11 18 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (18.18%) Power BI
12 17 (17.17%) C#
13 16 (16.16%) ASP.NET
13 16 (16.16%) SQL Server 2012
14 15 (15.15%) MVC
14 15 (15.15%) Data Modelling
15 14 (14.14%) Migration
15 14 (14.14%) SQL Server 2008
16 13 (13.13%) Data Migration
16 13 (13.13%) TDD
16 13 (13.13%) CSS
16 13 (13.13%) HTML
17 12 (12.12%) SQL Server 2014
18 11 (11.11%) JavaScript
18 11 (11.11%) Replication
19 10 (10.10%) Continuous Integration
19 10 (10.10%) WCF
19 10 (10.10%) jQuery

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 9 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.04%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.03%) IIS
4 2 (2.02%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.01%) Apache
5 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.01%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.01%) NServiceBus
5 1 (1.01%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (6.06%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.01%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.02%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (2.02%) Office 365
3 2 (2.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.02%) IPsec
1 2 (2.02%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 64 (64.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 54 (54.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 37 (37.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 22 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (18.18%) Power BI
7 16 (16.16%) SQL Server 2012
8 14 (14.14%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (12.12%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (5.05%) QlikView
10 5 (5.05%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (4.04%) SQL Server 2016
12 3 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 2 (2.02%) MongoDB
13 2 (2.02%) OLAP
13 2 (2.02%) Oracle BI EE
13 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database
13 2 (2.02%) Oracle ODI
13 2 (2.02%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (2.02%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 10 (10.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.04%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (3.03%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.02%) Moq
4 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (2.02%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.01%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.01%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.01%) JIRA
5 1 (1.01%) NUnit
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.01%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (5.05%) Retail
2 4 (4.04%) Finance
3 3 (3.03%) Marketing
4 1 (1.01%) Banking
4 1 (1.01%) Games
4 1 (1.01%) Legal
4 1 (1.01%) Local Government
4 1 (1.01%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 67 (67.68%) Developer
2 25 (25.25%) SQL Developer
3 22 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 16 (16.16%) .NET Developer
5 13 (13.13%) SSIS Developer
6 11 (11.11%) Analyst
7 10 (10.10%) SSRS Developer
8 9 (9.09%) DBA
8 9 (9.09%) SQL BI Developer
8 9 (9.09%) SQL DBA
9 8 (8.08%) Data Analyst
10 6 (6.06%) Senior Developer
10 6 (6.06%) SQL Analyst
10 6 (6.06%) T-SQL Developer
11 4 (4.04%) C# Developer
11 4 (4.04%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 4 (4.04%) ETL Developer
11 4 (4.04%) SQL Data Analyst
12 3 (3.03%) Migration Analyst
12 3 (3.03%) QlikView Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (36.36%) .NET
2 16 (16.16%) ASP.NET
3 13 (13.13%) CSS
3 13 (13.13%) HTML
4 10 (10.10%) jQuery
4 10 (10.10%) WCF
5 9 (9.09%) .NET Framework
5 9 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (9.09%) Entity Framework
6 8 (8.08%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (7.07%) AngularJS
7 7 (7.07%) MDX
8 6 (6.06%) JSON
8 6 (6.06%) XML
9 4 (4.04%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (4.04%) REST
9 4 (4.04%) RESTful
9 4 (4.04%) Web Services
10 3 (3.03%) LINQ
10 3 (3.03%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.11%) Replication
2 7 (7.07%) Data Structures
3 3 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.02%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.01%) Clustering
5 1 (1.01%) iPad
5 1 (1.01%) NHS
5 1 (1.01%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.08%) Windows
2 5 (5.05%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.03%) Linux
4 1 (1.01%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.01%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (40.40%) Business Intelligence
2 32 (32.32%) ETL
3 18 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (15.15%) Data Modelling
4 15 (15.15%) MVC
5 14 (14.14%) Migration
6 13 (13.13%) Data Migration
6 13 (13.13%) TDD
7 10 (10.10%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (8.08%) CRM
8 8 (8.08%) DevOps
9 7 (7.07%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (6.06%) High Availability
10 6 (6.06%) Kimball Methodology
11 5 (5.05%) BDD
11 5 (5.05%) ETL Development
11 5 (5.05%) Unit Testing
12 4 (4.04%) Dimensional Modelling
12 4 (4.04%) Logical Data Model
12 4 (4.04%) OO
Programming Languages
1 95 (95.96%) SQL
2 17 (17.17%) C#
3 11 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 6 (6.06%) PowerShell
4 6 (6.06%) VB.NET
5 5 (5.05%) PL/SQL
5 5 (5.05%) VB
6 4 (4.04%) Python
7 3 (3.03%) VB6
8 2 (2.02%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.02%) C
8 2 (2.02%) Ruby
9 1 (1.01%) C++
9 1 (1.01%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (1.01%) PHP
9 1 (1.01%) R
9 1 (1.01%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (2.02%) HNC
1 2 (2.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (1.01%) MCSE
2 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.01%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.03%) Data Quality
1 3 (3.03%) QA
2 1 (1.01%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.01%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 1 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.02%) Terraform
2 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.01%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 35 (35.35%) Microsoft
2 18 (18.18%) Oracle
3 4 (4.04%) DevExpress
4 3 (3.03%) SAP
4 3 (3.03%) Tableau
5 1 (1.01%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.01%) CA
5 1 (1.01%) Citrix
5 1 (1.01%) Cognos
5 1 (1.01%) Pega
5 1 (1.01%) RedGate
5 1 (1.01%) Symantec
5 1 (1.01%) Telerik
5 1 (1.01%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.01%) VMware
Lancashire
Robert Walters
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £550 - £750 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £250 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago