Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 127 92
Rank change year-on-year -9 -35 -7
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 81 73 169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.40% 1.33% 2.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.31% 3.41% 6.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 52 110
North West median daily rate £345 £326 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.75% +0.38% +8.33%
10th Percentile £268 £234 £208
90th Percentile £395 £399 £475
England median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
North West median hourly rate £55.00 - -
England median hourly rate £32.50 £16.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +96.97% -61.18% +48.14%

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 2,446 2,138 2,799
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 42.38% 38.94% 35.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,683 1,466 1,788
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £275 £255 £250
90th Percentile £549 £500 £513
England median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 87 110
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +8.11% +5.71%
10th Percentile £12.62 £14.75 £13.50
90th Percentile £51.55 £49.15 £48.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year -2.44% +5.81% +10.71%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -9 44 £340 +4.62% 43
Cheshire -7 25 £331 -1.85% 23
Merseyside +13 6 £356 +1.79% 12
Lancashire -9 3 £310 +7.70% 13
Cumbria -4 2 £375 -
T-SQL
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 69 (85.19%) SQL
2 56 (69.14%) SQL Server
3 39 (48.15%) .NET
3 39 (48.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 38 (46.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 32 (39.51%) C#
6 27 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 26 (32.10%) Business Intelligence
8 23 (28.40%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (24.69%) ASP.NET
10 17 (20.99%) Data Warehouse
11 15 (18.52%) HTML
12 14 (17.28%) MVC
12 14 (17.28%) Migration
13 13 (16.05%) Windows
13 13 (16.05%) CSS
14 12 (14.81%) JavaScript
14 12 (14.81%) ETL
14 12 (14.81%) Finance
15 11 (13.58%) Web Services
15 11 (13.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 10 (12.35%) Microsoft Azure
16 10 (12.35%) Relational Database
17 9 (11.11%) VB
17 9 (11.11%) Visual Studio
17 9 (11.11%) Windows Server
18 8 (9.88%) Power BI
18 8 (9.88%) Performance Tuning
18 8 (9.88%) Entity Framework
18 8 (9.88%) 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 8 (9.88%) Umbraco
2 6 (7.41%) IIS
3 5 (6.17%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.47%) CMS
5 1 (1.23%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.23%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.23%) SAS
5 1 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.23%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.94%) IPsec
2 1 (1.23%) DMZ
2 1 (1.23%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.23%) LAN
2 1 (1.23%) NAS
2 1 (1.23%) SAN
2 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (69.14%) SQL Server
2 39 (48.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 38 (46.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (20.99%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (13.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (12.35%) Relational Database
7 8 (9.88%) Power BI
8 7 (8.64%) Azure SQL Database
9 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (6.17%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (6.17%) SQL Server 2016
10 4 (4.94%) QlikView
11 3 (3.70%) NoSQL
11 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (2.47%) Big Data
12 2 (2.47%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (2.47%) DTS
12 2 (2.47%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 7 (8.64%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (4.94%) MSI
5 2 (2.47%) JIRA
5 2 (2.47%) Mercurial
5 2 (2.47%) Subversion
6 1 (1.23%) Grunt
6 1 (1.23%) gulp
6 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.23%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.23%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.23%) YouTrack
General
1 12 (14.81%) Finance
2 3 (3.70%) Back Office
2 3 (3.70%) Banking
3 2 (2.47%) Retail
4 1 (1.23%) Legal
4 1 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 55 (67.90%) Developer
2 30 (37.04%) SQL Developer
3 13 (16.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 10 (12.35%) .NET Developer
4 10 (12.35%) DBA
5 9 (11.11%) SQL BI Developer
6 7 (8.64%) C# Developer
6 7 (8.64%) SQL DBA
7 5 (6.17%) Consultant
7 5 (6.17%) SQL Server Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 4 (4.94%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Umbraco Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) Desktop Support
9 3 (3.70%) SSIS Developer
9 3 (3.70%) T-SQL Developer
10 2 (2.47%) Development Manager
10 2 (2.47%) Excel Developer
10 2 (2.47%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (48.15%) .NET
2 20 (24.69%) ASP.NET
3 15 (18.52%) HTML
4 13 (16.05%) CSS
5 11 (13.58%) Web Services
6 8 (9.88%) .NET Framework
6 8 (9.88%) CSS3
6 8 (9.88%) Entity Framework
7 7 (8.64%) jQuery
8 6 (7.41%) AngularJS
8 6 (7.41%) SOAP
9 5 (6.17%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (6.17%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (6.17%) HTML5
9 5 (6.17%) REST
10 3 (3.70%) Middleware
10 3 (3.70%) RESTful
10 3 (3.70%) XML
11 2 (2.47%) JSON
11 2 (2.47%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.41%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (7.41%) Mobile App
2 6 (7.41%) Replication
3 5 (6.17%) NHS
4 4 (4.94%) W3C
5 1 (1.23%) Clustering
5 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.23%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.23%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.23%) Life Science
5 1 (1.23%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.05%) Windows
2 9 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 4 (4.94%) Windows 10
3 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.47%) Android
4 2 (2.47%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.47%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.10%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (28.40%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (17.28%) Migration
3 14 (17.28%) MVC
4 12 (14.81%) ETL
5 8 (9.88%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (8.64%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (8.64%) Unit Testing
6 7 (8.64%) Web Development
7 6 (7.41%) Data Modelling
7 6 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (6.17%) Database Security
8 5 (6.17%) E-Commerce
8 5 (6.17%) Scrum
9 4 (4.94%) Data Analysis
9 4 (4.94%) Data Extraction
9 4 (4.94%) Data Migration
9 4 (4.94%) Software Deployment
9 4 (4.94%) Time Management
10 3 (3.70%) OO
Programming Languages
1 69 (85.19%) SQL
2 32 (39.51%) C#
3 12 (14.81%) JavaScript
4 9 (11.11%) VB
5 6 (7.41%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.70%) Python
6 3 (3.70%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.47%) C
8 1 (1.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (1.23%) Erlang
8 1 (1.23%) F#
8 1 (1.23%) Go
8 1 (1.23%) Haskell
8 1 (1.23%) Java
8 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.17%) Degree
2 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.47%) MCTS
3 2 (2.47%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.23%) MCSA
4 1 (1.23%) MCSE
4 1 (1.23%) Postgraduate
4 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.23%) GDPR
2 1 (1.23%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (4.94%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (4.94%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (4.94%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (4.94%) XenApp
2 3 (3.70%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (4.94%) SCCM
2 1 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 27 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.94%) Citrix
2 4 (4.94%) VMware
3 3 (3.70%) Xamarin
4 2 (2.47%) Oracle
4 2 (2.47%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.47%) Symantec
5 1 (1.23%) ESRI
5 1 (1.23%) HP
5 1 (1.23%) Mapbox
5 1 (1.23%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.23%) Saba
5 1 (1.23%) Talend