Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 104 119
Rank change year-on-year -25 +15 -48
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 91 97 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.54% 1.73% 1.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.60% 4.60% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 73 85
North West median daily rate £350 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.45% +11.54% -4.41%
10th Percentile £270 £250 £250
90th Percentile £425 £451 £400
England median daily rate £425 £413 £365
% change year-on-year +3.03% +13.01% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
North West median hourly rate £55.00 £27.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +103.70% +8.00% -4.76%
England median hourly rate £24.50 £27.00 £37.85
% change year-on-year -9.26% -28.67% +75.31%

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 2,529 2,110 2,640
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 42.71% 37.56% 36.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,733 1,436 1,797
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £293 £288 £263
90th Percentile £550 £525 £503
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 91 68
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £39.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.39% +38.60% -22.97%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.75 £12.95
90th Percentile £51.25 £50.00 £43.23
England median hourly rate £42.26 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.64% +6.67% +2.74%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -25 52 £348 -7.33% 57
Cheshire -2 25 £363 - 21
Lancashire -24 6 £270 -1.82% 14
Merseyside +6 4 £330 -2.22% 13
Cumbria - 4 - -
T-SQL
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 82 (90.11%) SQL
2 55 (60.44%) SQL Server
3 42 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 38 (41.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 32 (35.16%) C#
5 32 (35.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 31 (34.07%) .NET
7 28 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
8 27 (29.67%) ETL
9 17 (18.68%) Power BI
10 15 (16.48%) Data Warehouse
10 15 (16.48%) Microsoft Azure
11 13 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 13 (14.29%) JavaScript
11 13 (14.29%) ASP.NET
11 13 (14.29%) Windows
11 13 (14.29%) MVC
12 12 (13.19%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (13.19%) Web Services
12 12 (13.19%) HTML
13 11 (12.09%) Windows Server
14 10 (10.99%) SQL Server 2016
14 10 (10.99%) Problem-Solving
14 10 (10.99%) Finance
14 10 (10.99%) ERP
14 10 (10.99%) QlikView
14 10 (10.99%) Performance Tuning
15 8 (8.79%) SQL Server 2008
15 8 (8.79%) Git (software)
15 8 (8.79%) Middleware

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 7 (7.69%) IIS
2 4 (4.40%) ArcGIS
3 3 (3.30%) Apache
4 1 (1.10%) Confluence
4 1 (1.10%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 5 (5.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.10%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 15 (16.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.49%) Dynamics 365
3 4 (4.40%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.10%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (1.10%) GitHub
4 1 (1.10%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.20%) Intranet
2 1 (1.10%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (60.44%) SQL Server
2 38 (41.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 32 (35.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (18.68%) Power BI
5 15 (16.48%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (10.99%) QlikView
7 10 (10.99%) SQL Server 2016
8 8 (8.79%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (5.49%) MySQL
11 4 (4.40%) GIS
11 4 (4.40%) NoSQL
12 3 (3.30%) Relational Database
12 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (2.20%) Azure SQL Database
13 2 (2.20%) Big Data
13 2 (2.20%) OLAP
13 2 (2.20%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 8 (8.79%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.49%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.40%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (3.30%) Bitbucket
4 3 (3.30%) JIRA
4 3 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.30%) Vagrant
5 2 (2.20%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.10%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.10%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.10%) Subversion
General
1 10 (10.99%) Finance
2 5 (5.49%) Retail
3 3 (3.30%) Back Office
4 2 (2.20%) Marketing
4 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.10%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.10%) Law
5 1 (1.10%) Legal
5 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 72 (79.12%) Developer
2 24 (26.37%) SQL Developer
3 22 (24.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 13 (14.29%) C# Developer
5 11 (12.09%) .NET Developer
6 8 (8.79%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (8.79%) T-SQL Developer
7 7 (7.69%) DBA
7 7 (7.69%) SSRS Developer
8 6 (6.59%) SSIS Developer
9 5 (5.49%) Software Developer
9 5 (5.49%) SQL DBA
10 4 (4.40%) Business Developer
10 4 (4.40%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 4 (4.40%) GIS Developer
11 3 (3.30%) Full Stack Developer
11 3 (3.30%) PHP Developer
11 3 (3.30%) QlikView Developer
11 3 (3.30%) SQL BI Developer
11 3 (3.30%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (34.07%) .NET
2 13 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 12 (13.19%) HTML
3 12 (13.19%) Web Services
4 8 (8.79%) Middleware
5 7 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (7.69%) CSS
5 7 (7.69%) HTML5
6 6 (6.59%) .NET Framework
6 6 (6.59%) Entity Framework
6 6 (6.59%) REST
7 5 (5.49%) AngularJS
8 4 (4.40%) OpenLayers
8 4 (4.40%) RESTful
8 4 (4.40%) TIBCO EMS
9 3 (3.30%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (3.30%) Leaflet
9 3 (3.30%) MDX
9 3 (3.30%) SOAP
9 3 (3.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (6.59%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.40%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.40%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.30%) Clustering
4 2 (2.20%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.20%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.20%) NHS
5 1 (1.10%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.10%) FMCG
5 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.10%) Replication
5 1 (1.10%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.10%) User Experience
5 1 (1.10%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.29%) Windows
2 11 (12.09%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.10%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
2 27 (29.67%) ETL
3 13 (14.29%) MVC
4 12 (13.19%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (10.99%) ERP
5 10 (10.99%) Performance Tuning
5 10 (10.99%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (8.79%) Migration
7 7 (7.69%) OO
7 7 (7.69%) Unit Testing
8 6 (6.59%) Analytics
8 6 (6.59%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (6.59%) Data Migration
8 6 (6.59%) E-Commerce
9 5 (5.49%) Data Modelling
9 5 (5.49%) DevOps
9 5 (5.49%) Scrum
9 5 (5.49%) TDD
10 4 (4.40%) Mobile Application Development
10 4 (4.40%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 82 (90.11%) SQL
2 32 (35.16%) C#
3 13 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 8 (8.79%) VB
5 7 (7.69%) PHP
6 6 (6.59%) VB.NET
7 4 (4.40%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.40%) VBA
8 3 (3.30%) PHP 7
9 2 (2.20%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 2 (2.20%) Erlang
9 2 (2.20%) F#
9 2 (2.20%) Go
9 2 (2.20%) Haskell
10 1 (1.10%) Java
10 1 (1.10%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.10%) Python
10 1 (1.10%) Scala
10 1 (1.10%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (6.59%) Degree
2 4 (4.40%) Postgraduate
2 4 (4.40%) SC Cleared
2 4 (4.40%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.10%) ISEB
4 1 (1.10%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.10%) MCSE
4 1 (1.10%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.20%) GDPR
1 2 (2.20%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.10%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.40%) BladeLogic
2 1 (1.10%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.10%) SQL Sentry
2 1 (1.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 42 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.59%) Oracle
2 6 (6.59%) Tableau
3 4 (4.40%) BMC
3 4 (4.40%) ESRI
3 4 (4.40%) Mapbox
3 4 (4.40%) TIBCO
4 3 (3.30%) Saba
4 3 (3.30%) Zend
5 2 (2.20%) Vertica
6 1 (1.10%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.10%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.10%) Databricks
6 1 (1.10%) Google
6 1 (1.10%) HP
6 1 (1.10%) RedGate
6 1 (1.10%) Sage
6 1 (1.10%) SAP
6 1 (1.10%) Talend
6 1 (1.10%) VMware