Period
to 8 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 8 August 2020 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 > South East
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 124 181 208
Rank change year-on-year +57 +27 -41
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 64 195 187
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 1.29% 1.32% 1.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.07% 3.59% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 155 121
Median daily rate £416 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.06% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £270 £313
90th Percentile £563 £495 £494
England median daily rate £456 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +10.61% -2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £57.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +71.64% -
England median hourly rate £32.50 £25.15 £29.15
% change year-on-year +29.22% -13.72% +6.00%

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 South East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,574 5,429 6,595
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 31.71% 36.80% 39.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 984 3,360 4,048
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £304 £313 £310
90th Percentile £602 £588 £563
England median daily rate £500 £478 £475
% change year-on-year +4.71% +0.53% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 159 198
Median hourly rate £45.00 £47.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.26% +10.59% -1.16%
10th Percentile £35.00 £25.93 £18.53
90th Percentile £60.38 £58.00 £53.75
Median hourly rate £37.00 £45.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year -17.78% +8.43% +2.47%

T-SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing T-SQL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for T-SQL in the South East

T-SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing T-SQL in the South East.

Daily rate trend for T-SQL in the South East

T-SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing T-SQL in the South East over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for T-SQL in the South East

T-SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing T-SQL in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for T-SQL in the South East

T-SQL
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 8 August 2020. 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
Thames Valley +65 37 £410 +2.50% 9
Buckinghamshire +48 16 £415 +44.35% 1
Berkshire +57 14 £431 +7.81% 5
Oxfordshire +44 7 £375 -42.31% 3
West Sussex +4 7 £344 -16.67% 1
Hampshire +64 6 £425 +10.39% 8
Surrey +46 5 £513 +31.41% 1
Kent +16 5 £450 +20.00% 2
East Sussex +37 3 - -
T-SQL
England

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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 South East region with a requirement for T-SQL.

1 63 (98.44%) SQL
2 50 (78.13%) SQL Server
3 34 (53.13%) .NET
4 33 (51.56%) C#
5 32 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 30 (46.88%) Azure
7 28 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (40.63%) .NET Framework
9 21 (32.81%) Entity Framework
10 19 (29.69%) JavaScript
11 18 (28.13%) ASP.NET
11 18 (28.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 18 (28.13%) MVC
12 15 (23.44%) XML
13 14 (21.88%) CSS
13 14 (21.88%) HTML
13 14 (21.88%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (21.88%) DevOps
14 13 (20.31%) SQL Server 2008
15 12 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
15 12 (18.75%) Migration
15 12 (18.75%) Scrum
16 11 (17.19%) Finance
16 11 (17.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 11 (17.19%) Power Platform
17 10 (15.63%) Degree
17 10 (15.63%) ETL
17 10 (15.63%) SC Cleared
17 10 (15.63%) Security Cleared
18 9 (14.06%) Data Migration

T-SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (10.94%) IIS
2 6 (9.38%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (14.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.13%) NetSuite
3 1 (1.56%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 30 (46.88%) Azure
2 11 (17.19%) Power Platform
3 8 (12.50%) Azure Functions
3 8 (12.50%) Serverless
4 4 (6.25%) Azure Data Factory
4 4 (6.25%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (6.25%) Logic Apps
5 3 (4.69%) AWS
5 3 (4.69%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (3.13%) PowerApps
7 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.56%) GCP
7 1 (1.56%) IaaS
7 1 (1.56%) Office 365
7 1 (1.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) DNS
1 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (78.13%) SQL Server
2 18 (28.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (20.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (17.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (14.06%) Cosmos DB
7 8 (12.50%) Data Lake
7 8 (12.50%) Power BI
7 8 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (10.94%) Azure SQL Database
8 7 (10.94%) Big Data
9 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 6 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (9.38%) SQL Server 2014
9 6 (9.38%) SQL Server 2016
10 5 (7.81%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (7.81%) NoSQL
11 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2017
12 3 (4.69%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 3 (4.69%) PolyBase
Development Applications
1 8 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 7 (10.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.69%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.56%) Selenium
4 1 (1.56%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (17.19%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Public Sector
3 1 (1.56%) Automotive
3 1 (1.56%) Games
3 1 (1.56%) Law
3 1 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (60.94%) Developer
2 22 (34.38%) .NET Developer
3 9 (14.06%) Analyst
3 9 (14.06%) DBA
4 8 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 8 (12.50%) SQL DBA
5 7 (10.94%) SQL Developer
6 6 (9.38%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (9.38%) Data Analyst
7 5 (7.81%) CRM Developer
7 5 (7.81%) DevOps Developer
7 5 (7.81%) Senior Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Applications Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Azure Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared DBA
9 3 (4.69%) Technical Leader
9 3 (4.69%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (53.13%) .NET
2 26 (40.63%) .NET Framework
3 21 (32.81%) Entity Framework
4 18 (28.13%) ASP.NET
5 15 (23.44%) XML
6 14 (21.88%) CSS
6 14 (21.88%) HTML
7 9 (14.06%) AngularJS
7 9 (14.06%) React
8 8 (12.50%) .NET Core
8 8 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (12.50%) jQuery
9 7 (10.94%) LINQ
9 7 (10.94%) Web Services
9 7 (10.94%) XSL
10 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (7.81%) Kafka
11 5 (7.81%) Redux
11 5 (7.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (7.81%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.69%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.13%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.56%) CESG
4 1 (1.56%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.56%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.56%) NHS
4 1 (1.56%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.56%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.56%) Replication
4 1 (1.56%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.38%) Linux
2 5 (7.81%) Windows
3 2 (3.13%) HPUX
4 1 (1.56%) AIX
4 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.56%) Solaris
4 1 (1.56%) Unix
4 1 (1.56%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (28.13%) MVC
3 14 (21.88%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (21.88%) DevOps
4 12 (18.75%) Migration
4 12 (18.75%) Scrum
5 10 (15.63%) ETL
6 9 (14.06%) CRM
6 9 (14.06%) Data Migration
6 9 (14.06%) Test Automation
7 7 (10.94%) Analytics
7 7 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (10.94%) Machine Learning
7 7 (10.94%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (10.94%) SDLC
8 6 (9.38%) Artificial Intelligence
8 6 (9.38%) Decision-Making
8 6 (9.38%) Requirements Gathering
8 6 (9.38%) Virtual Environments
8 6 (9.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 63 (98.44%) SQL
2 33 (51.56%) C#
3 19 (29.69%) JavaScript
4 8 (12.50%) Python
5 6 (9.38%) PowerShell
5 6 (9.38%) XAML
6 5 (7.81%) VB
7 4 (6.25%) TypeScript
8 3 (4.69%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.56%) C
10 1 (1.56%) C++
10 1 (1.56%) R
10 1 (1.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (15.63%) Degree
1 10 (15.63%) SC Cleared
1 10 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.38%) MCAD
2 6 (9.38%) MCITP
2 6 (9.38%) MCPD
2 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (6.25%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.69%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.38%) QA
2 4 (6.25%) GDPR
3 2 (3.13%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 5 (7.81%) Docker
2 2 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.13%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.56%) Citrix Hypervisor
3 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (7.81%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.56%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 32 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.50%) Xamarin
3 4 (6.25%) Tableau
4 2 (3.13%) Computacenter
4 2 (3.13%) Databricks
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle
4 2 (3.13%) VMware
5 1 (1.56%) Brocade
5 1 (1.56%) CommVault
5 1 (1.56%) Google
5 1 (1.56%) Hitachi
5 1 (1.56%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.56%) McAfee
5 1 (1.56%) SAP
5 1 (1.56%) Sybase
5 1 (1.56%) Veritas