Period
to 18 December 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 December 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 124 97
Rank change year-on-year +17 -27 -32
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 112 83 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.86% 1.46% 2.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.36% 3.71% 5.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 67 93
North West median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £270 £250 £258
90th Percentile £438 £488 £400
England median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
North West median hourly rate £24.38 £27.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.72% +8.00% -28.57%
10th Percentile £18.94 £27.00 £24.50
90th Percentile £46.31 £27.00 £25.50
England median hourly rate £23.00 £27.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year -14.81% -5.26% +20.00%

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 2,570 2,239 2,418
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 42.62% 39.31% 37.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,774 1,550 1,680
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £562 £538 £500
England median daily rate £475 £468 £425
% change year-on-year +1.60% +10.00% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 74 62
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +18.52% -8.78%
10th Percentile £15.75 £12.75 £14.01
90th Percentile £44.80 £51.20 £44.68
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.27% +5.33%

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 December 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing T-SQL in the North West over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 December 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 -14 59 £345 -8.00% 38
Cheshire +17 29 £375 +15.38% 23
Merseyside +1 11 £400 +23.08% 7
Lancashire -17 9 £288 -6.12% 13
Cumbria - 4 - -
T-SQL
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 106 (94.64%) SQL
2 64 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 51 (45.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 50 (44.64%) Microsoft
5 41 (36.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 37 (33.04%) Business Intelligence
7 28 (25.00%) ETL
8 27 (24.11%) .NET
9 26 (23.21%) C#
10 20 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
10 20 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
11 19 (16.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 18 (16.07%) Power BI
13 16 (14.29%) Windows
14 15 (13.39%) ASP.NET
14 15 (13.39%) HTML
14 15 (13.39%) Finance
14 15 (13.39%) Migration
15 12 (10.71%) JavaScript
15 12 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
15 12 (10.71%) Windows Server
15 12 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
16 11 (9.82%) Data Migration
16 11 (9.82%) Web Services
16 11 (9.82%) MVC
17 10 (8.93%) PowerShell
18 9 (8.04%) QlikView
18 9 (8.04%) Oracle
18 9 (8.04%) IIS
18 9 (8.04%) Microsoft Excel

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 (8.04%) IIS
2 5 (4.46%) ArcGIS
3 3 (2.68%) Apache
4 2 (1.79%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.89%) Confluence
5 1 (0.89%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 9 (8.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.68%) SystmOne
3 1 (0.89%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.89%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 20 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.68%) Azure Data Factory
3 3 (2.68%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.79%) Internet
1 2 (1.79%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 51 (45.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 41 (36.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (16.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 18 (16.07%) Power BI
7 12 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (8.04%) QlikView
9 8 (7.14%) Azure SQL Database
9 8 (7.14%) SQL Server 2016
10 5 (4.46%) GIS
10 5 (4.46%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (3.57%) MySQL
11 4 (3.57%) Relational Database
11 4 (3.57%) SQL CLR
12 3 (2.68%) Data Lake
12 3 (2.68%) NoSQL
12 3 (2.68%) Riak
13 2 (1.79%) Big Data
13 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.46%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.68%) Bitbucket
3 3 (2.68%) Maven
3 3 (2.68%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.79%) InstallShield
4 2 (1.79%) MSI
4 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.89%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.89%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.89%) Subversion
5 1 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (13.39%) Finance
2 5 (4.46%) Retail
3 3 (2.68%) Marketing
4 1 (0.89%) Back Office
4 1 (0.89%) Games
4 1 (0.89%) Legal
4 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 76 (67.86%) Developer
2 28 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 26 (23.21%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 13 (11.61%) DBA
5 11 (9.82%) SQL DBA
6 7 (6.25%) .NET Developer
6 7 (6.25%) C# Developer
7 6 (5.36%) Analyst
7 6 (5.36%) Business Developer
7 6 (5.36%) SSRS Developer
7 6 (5.36%) T-SQL Developer
8 5 (4.46%) SQL BI Developer
9 4 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (3.57%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 4 (3.57%) GIS Developer
9 4 (3.57%) SSIS Developer
10 3 (2.68%) Development DBA
10 3 (2.68%) PHP Developer
10 3 (2.68%) Project Coordinator
10 3 (2.68%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (24.11%) .NET
2 15 (13.39%) ASP.NET
2 15 (13.39%) HTML
3 11 (9.82%) Web Services
4 8 (7.14%) CSS
5 6 (5.36%) HTML5
6 5 (4.46%) .NET Framework
6 5 (4.46%) Middleware
6 5 (4.46%) REST
6 5 (4.46%) SOAP
7 4 (3.57%) OpenLayers
7 4 (3.57%) TIBCO EMS
7 4 (3.57%) WinForms
8 3 (2.68%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (2.68%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (2.68%) Entity Framework
8 3 (2.68%) Leaflet
8 3 (2.68%) MDX
8 3 (2.68%) RESTful
8 3 (2.68%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.36%) NHS
3 5 (4.46%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.57%) Replication
5 3 (2.68%) Clustering
5 3 (2.68%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.89%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.89%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.89%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.89%) FMCG
6 1 (0.89%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.89%) Online Games
6 1 (0.89%) User Experience
6 1 (0.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.29%) Windows
2 12 (10.71%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.68%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.79%) Unix
4 2 (1.79%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (33.04%) Business Intelligence
2 28 (25.00%) ETL
3 15 (13.39%) Migration
4 12 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (9.82%) Data Migration
5 11 (9.82%) MVC
6 9 (8.04%) DevOps
7 8 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (7.14%) E-Commerce
7 8 (7.14%) ERP
8 7 (6.25%) Analytics
8 7 (6.25%) Data Analysis
8 7 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (5.36%) Workflow
10 5 (4.46%) CRM
10 5 (4.46%) Dashboard Development
10 5 (4.46%) OO
11 4 (3.57%) Data Modelling
11 4 (3.57%) Technical Leadership
11 4 (3.57%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 106 (94.64%) SQL
2 26 (23.21%) C#
3 12 (10.71%) JavaScript
4 10 (8.93%) PowerShell
5 6 (5.36%) PHP
5 6 (5.36%) VB
5 6 (5.36%) VBA
6 3 (2.68%) PHP 7
6 3 (2.68%) PL/SQL
6 3 (2.68%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.79%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 2 (1.79%) VBScript
8 1 (0.89%) Erlang
8 1 (0.89%) F#
8 1 (0.89%) Go
8 1 (0.89%) Haskell
8 1 (0.89%) U-SQL
8 1 (0.89%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (4.46%) Degree
2 4 (3.57%) Postgraduate
2 4 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 4 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.79%) MCSE
5 1 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.89%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.89%) ISEB
5 1 (0.89%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.89%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.89%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.57%) QA
2 2 (1.79%) GDPR
3 1 (0.89%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (2.68%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.89%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.57%) BladeLogic
2 2 (1.79%) SCCM
3 1 (0.89%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.89%) SQL Sentry
3 1 (0.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 50 (44.64%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.04%) Oracle
3 8 (7.14%) Tableau
4 5 (4.46%) ESRI
5 4 (3.57%) BMC
5 4 (3.57%) Mapbox
5 4 (3.57%) TIBCO
6 3 (2.68%) MuleSoft
6 3 (2.68%) Saba
6 3 (2.68%) Zend
7 2 (1.79%) SAP
7 2 (1.79%) Vertica
8 1 (0.89%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.89%) Cognos
8 1 (0.89%) Databricks
8 1 (0.89%) HP
8 1 (0.89%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.89%) RedGate
8 1 (0.89%) Sage
8 1 (0.89%) Talend