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 3 months to 25 April 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
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 101 82
Rank change year-on-year -2 -19  
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 33 60 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.19% 1.51% 1.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.05% 4.23% 6.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 41 47
Median daily rate £335 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.28% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -6.66% +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year +15.38% +49.42%  

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 1082 1419 1269
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 38.91% 35.62% 32.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 733 907 788
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 45 26
Median hourly rate £42.48 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.26% +4.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.33 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +7.04%  

T-SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing T-SQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 25 April 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 3 months to 25 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +7 20 £331 -8.62% 27
Cheshire +15 7 £350 +7.69% 16
Lancashire +5 5 £288 -36.11% 9
T-SQL
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 69 (97.18%) SQL
2 51 (71.83%) SQL Server
3 44 (61.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 37 (52.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 30 (42.25%) Business Intelligence
6 26 (36.62%) ETL
7 21 (29.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 21 (29.58%) SQL Server 2012
8 18 (25.35%) .NET
9 16 (22.54%) Data Warehouse
9 16 (22.54%) SQL Server 2008
10 14 (19.72%) Microsoft
11 13 (18.31%) HTML
11 13 (18.31%) CSS
11 13 (18.31%) Power BI
12 12 (16.90%) C#
13 11 (15.49%) Data Modelling
14 9 (12.68%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (12.68%) Migration
14 9 (12.68%) JavaScript
14 9 (12.68%) XML
14 9 (12.68%) SQL Server 2014
15 8 (11.27%) Team Foundation Server
15 8 (11.27%) VB.NET
15 8 (11.27%) MVC
16 7 (9.86%) Data Migration
17 6 (8.45%) PowerShell
17 6 (8.45%) ASP.NET
17 6 (8.45%) Oracle
17 6 (8.45%) VB

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 2 (2.82%) SAS
2 1 (1.41%) IIS
2 1 (1.41%) NServiceBus
2 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.41%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (71.83%) SQL Server
2 44 (61.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 37 (52.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (29.58%) SQL Server 2012
4 21 (29.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 16 (22.54%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (22.54%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (18.31%) Power BI
7 9 (12.68%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (8.45%) QlikView
8 6 (8.45%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (2.82%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database
9 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.41%) Big Data
10 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.41%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (1.41%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 8 (11.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (8.45%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.41%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.41%) JIRA
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.41%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (7.04%) Finance
2 4 (5.63%) Retail
3 2 (2.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (60.56%) Developer
2 15 (21.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 15 (21.13%) DBA
3 14 (19.72%) SQL DBA
4 11 (15.49%) .NET Developer
5 9 (12.68%) SQL Developer
6 7 (9.86%) Analyst
6 7 (9.86%) SSIS Developer
7 5 (7.04%) Administrator
8 4 (5.63%) C# Developer
8 4 (5.63%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 4 (5.63%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.63%) SSRS Developer
8 4 (5.63%) VB.NET Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Business Developer
9 3 (4.23%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (4.23%) QlikView Developer
9 3 (4.23%) T-SQL Developer
10 2 (2.82%) Business Analyst
10 2 (2.82%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (25.35%) .NET
2 13 (18.31%) CSS
2 13 (18.31%) HTML
3 9 (12.68%) XML
4 6 (8.45%) ASP.NET
4 6 (8.45%) MDX
5 5 (7.04%) .NET Framework
5 5 (7.04%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (7.04%) Entity Framework
5 5 (7.04%) Web Services
5 5 (7.04%) XSD
5 5 (7.04%) XSL
6 4 (5.63%) WCF
7 3 (4.23%) ADO.NET
7 3 (4.23%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (4.23%) Classic ASP
7 3 (4.23%) LINQ
7 3 (4.23%) LINQ to SQL
7 3 (4.23%) WPF
8 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.63%) Replication
3 3 (4.23%) Clustering
4 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.41%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.41%) iPad
5 1 (1.41%) NHS
5 1 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.45%) Windows
2 4 (5.63%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.41%) Linux
3 1 (1.41%) Solaris
3 1 (1.41%) Unix
3 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (42.25%) Business Intelligence
2 26 (36.62%) ETL
3 11 (15.49%) Data Modelling
4 9 (12.68%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (12.68%) Migration
5 8 (11.27%) MVC
6 7 (9.86%) Data Migration
7 4 (5.63%) Database Mirroring
7 4 (5.63%) Kimball Methodology
7 4 (5.63%) Mentoring
7 4 (5.63%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (4.23%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (4.23%) Data Integration
8 3 (4.23%) ETL Development
8 3 (4.23%) ITIL
8 3 (4.23%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.82%) Business Analysis
9 2 (2.82%) CRM
9 2 (2.82%) Dimensional Modelling
9 2 (2.82%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (97.18%) SQL
2 12 (16.90%) C#
3 9 (12.68%) JavaScript
4 8 (11.27%) VB.NET
5 6 (8.45%) PowerShell
5 6 (8.45%) VB
6 4 (5.63%) PL/SQL
6 4 (5.63%) VB6
7 1 (1.41%) ANSI SQL
7 1 (1.41%) C
7 1 (1.41%) C++
7 1 (1.41%) R
7 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.82%) HNC
1 2 (2.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.41%) QA
1 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (1.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (19.72%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.45%) Oracle
3 3 (4.23%) Tableau
4 1 (1.41%) Ab Initio
4 1 (1.41%) Alteryx
4 1 (1.41%) CA
4 1 (1.41%) Google
4 1 (1.41%) Pega
4 1 (1.41%) Talend
4 1 (1.41%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.41%) Veritas
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