Period
to 22 May 2019

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 May 2019 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 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 128 147 117
Rank change year-on-year +19 -30 -7
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 78 76 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.51% 1.31% 1.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.69% 3.07% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 60 57
North West median daily rate £365 £350 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +6.87% +0.77%
10th Percentile £266 £268 £249
90th Percentile £438 £396 £410
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
North West median hourly rate £24.75 £55.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.00% - -
England median hourly rate £24.75 £29.15 £16.75
% change year-on-year -15.09% +74.00% -54.10%

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 2,116 2,479 2,151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 40.94% 42.66% 39.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,450 1,701 1,457
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £300 £275 £258
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
England median daily rate £484 £475 £440
% change year-on-year +1.89% +7.95% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 68 101
North West median hourly rate £39.50 £36.13 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.34% -9.69% +14.29%
10th Percentile £12.80 £12.75 £13.75
90th Percentile £52.70 £51.25 £50.00
England median hourly rate £43.00 £41.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year +4.88% -1.20% +7.10%

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 May 2019.

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 May 2019. 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 47 £365 +4.29% 19
Cheshire +1 17 £380 +12.59% 10
Lancashire +4 11 £317 +2.38%
Merseyside -2 3 £356 -1.72% 10
T-SQL
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2019, 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 72 (92.31%) SQL
2 61 (78.21%) SQL Server
3 37 (47.44%) Microsoft
4 33 (42.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 27 (34.62%) .NET
6 25 (32.05%) C#
6 25 (32.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 23 (29.49%) Business Intelligence
8 22 (28.21%) Migration
9 19 (24.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 17 (21.79%) HTML
10 17 (21.79%) ASP.NET
10 17 (21.79%) Windows
11 15 (19.23%) Data Migration
12 14 (17.95%) Microsoft Azure
12 14 (17.95%) ETL
13 13 (16.67%) CRM
13 13 (16.67%) Web Services
13 13 (16.67%) JavaScript
14 12 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (14.10%) .NET Framework
15 11 (14.10%) SOAP
15 11 (14.10%) Data Warehouse
16 10 (12.82%) Oracle
16 10 (12.82%) Dynamics CRM
16 10 (12.82%) Power BI
16 10 (12.82%) Power Platform
17 9 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
17 9 (11.54%) Azure SQL Database
17 9 (11.54%) MVC

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 (6.41%) IIS
2 1 (1.28%) Apache
2 1 (1.28%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.28%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.28%) Adobe XD
3 1 (1.28%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (12.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.85%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (12.82%) Power Platform
3 2 (2.56%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.28%) Internet
1 1 (1.28%) Intranet
1 1 (1.28%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (78.21%) SQL Server
2 33 (42.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (32.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (24.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (14.10%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (12.82%) Power BI
7 9 (11.54%) Azure SQL Database
8 7 (8.97%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (7.69%) QlikView
10 5 (6.41%) Riak
11 4 (5.13%) SQL CLR
12 3 (3.85%) Star Schema
13 2 (2.56%) OLAP
13 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database
13 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2014
13 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2016
14 1 (1.28%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 1 (1.28%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 7 (8.97%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.28%) eggPlant
3 1 (1.28%) InstallShield
3 1 (1.28%) MSI
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (5.13%) Finance
2 3 (3.85%) Billing
2 3 (3.85%) Marketing
3 1 (1.28%) Games
3 1 (1.28%) Law
3 1 (1.28%) Legal
3 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (53.85%) Developer
2 19 (24.36%) DBA
3 17 (21.79%) SQL DBA
4 15 (19.23%) SQL Developer
5 8 (10.26%) .NET Developer
5 8 (10.26%) Microsoft Developer
6 7 (8.97%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 7 (8.97%) C# Developer
6 7 (8.97%) SQL Server DBA
7 6 (7.69%) Analyst
7 6 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (6.41%) SQL Server Developer
9 4 (5.13%) Consultant
10 3 (3.85%) Administrator
10 3 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 3 (3.85%) Campaign Analyst
10 3 (3.85%) CRM Developer
10 3 (3.85%) Development DBA
10 3 (3.85%) Full Stack Developer
10 3 (3.85%) Insight Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (34.62%) .NET
2 17 (21.79%) ASP.NET
2 17 (21.79%) HTML
3 13 (16.67%) Web Services
4 11 (14.10%) .NET Framework
4 11 (14.10%) SOAP
5 9 (11.54%) CSS
6 8 (10.26%) ADO.NET
6 8 (10.26%) REST
7 4 (5.13%) AngularJS
7 4 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (5.13%) XML
8 3 (3.85%) JSON
8 3 (3.85%) MDX
8 3 (3.85%) WCF
9 2 (2.56%) .NET Core
9 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (2.56%) HTML5
9 2 (2.56%) jQuery
9 2 (2.56%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.41%) NHS
1 5 (6.41%) Replication
2 4 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.56%) Clustering
4 1 (1.28%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (1.28%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.28%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.28%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.28%) Online Games
4 1 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (21.79%) Windows
2 5 (6.41%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.56%) Linux
3 2 (2.56%) Solaris
4 1 (1.28%) Unix
4 1 (1.28%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.28%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.49%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (28.21%) Migration
3 15 (19.23%) Data Migration
4 14 (17.95%) ETL
5 13 (16.67%) CRM
6 12 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (11.54%) MVC
7 9 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (10.26%) Workflow
9 7 (8.97%) User Stories
10 4 (5.13%) Analytics
10 4 (5.13%) Data Analysis
10 4 (5.13%) Data Modelling
11 3 (3.85%) Customer Insight
11 3 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (3.85%) Document Management
11 3 (3.85%) ERP
11 3 (3.85%) High Availability
11 3 (3.85%) Scrum
11 3 (3.85%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 72 (92.31%) SQL
2 25 (32.05%) C#
3 13 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 8 (10.26%) PowerShell
5 7 (8.97%) PL/SQL
6 4 (5.13%) VB.NET
6 4 (5.13%) VBA
7 2 (2.56%) Python
7 2 (2.56%) VB
8 1 (1.28%) ANSI SQL
8 1 (1.28%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (1.28%) Java
8 1 (1.28%) VB6
8 1 (1.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.28%) DBS Check
2 1 (1.28%) HPE ATP
2 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.41%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.28%) PA-DSS
2 1 (1.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (6.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.28%) Kibana
2 1 (1.28%) Puppet
2 1 (1.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (47.44%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.82%) Oracle
3 7 (8.97%) Tableau
4 1 (1.28%) Adobe
4 1 (1.28%) Cloudera
4 1 (1.28%) Databricks
4 1 (1.28%) iManage
4 1 (1.28%) Informatica
4 1 (1.28%) Talend