Period
to 16 August 2018

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 16 August 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 > South East
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 214 176 136
Rank change year-on-year -38 -40 -5
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 187 214 329
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.12% 1.34% 1.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.85% 3.85% 5.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 145 240
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £265
90th Percentile £492 £469 £475
England median daily rate £425 £408 £375
% change year-on-year +4.29% +8.67% +6.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 10
South East median hourly rate £33.50 - £43.75
10th Percentile £23.35 - £37.50
90th Percentile £44.45 - £45.10
England median hourly rate £29.15 £27.50 £39.60
% change year-on-year +6.00% -30.56% +88.57%

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 6,568 5,564 6,499
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 39.33% 34.88% 35.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,077 3,362 4,147
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.84%
10th Percentile £312 £288 £275
90th Percentile £565 £538 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 163 234
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £18.88 £16.51 £12.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £53.50 £53.75
England median hourly rate £41.77 £40.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.76% +7.33% +4.17%

T-SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing T-SQL as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing T-SQL in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for T-SQL in the South East

T-SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing T-SQL in the South East over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for T-SQL in the South East

T-SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing T-SQL in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for T-SQL in the South East

T-SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing T-SQL in the South East over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 16 August 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
Thames Valley 0 71 £425 +7.94% 53
Surrey -12 53 £398 +4.26% 16
Berkshire -18 40 £425 +5.59% 28
Buckinghamshire +24 24 £400 +25.00% 11
West Sussex +8 20 £394 +6.42% 6
Kent +19 18 £400 +14.29% 6
Hampshire -48 15 £400 +3.23% 35
Oxfordshire -2 7 £425 +3.03% 14
Middlesex +7 6 £325 -3.70%
East Sussex -36 2 - - 6
T-SQL
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 South East region with a requirement for T-SQL.

1 174 (93.05%) SQL
2 126 (67.38%) SQL Server
3 94 (50.27%) Microsoft
4 82 (43.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 69 (36.90%) C#
6 67 (35.83%) Agile Software Development
7 59 (31.55%) .NET
8 48 (25.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 45 (24.06%) ETL
10 44 (23.53%) Oracle
11 39 (20.86%) Team Foundation Server
12 37 (19.79%) Business Intelligence
13 36 (19.25%) Data Warehouse
13 36 (19.25%) JavaScript
14 35 (18.72%) ASP.NET
14 35 (18.72%) Migration
15 34 (18.18%) Finance
15 34 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
16 32 (17.11%) Scrum
17 31 (16.58%) Microsoft Excel
17 31 (16.58%) Data Migration
18 29 (15.51%) PL/SQL
19 28 (14.97%) HTML
19 28 (14.97%) jQuery
19 28 (14.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 28 (14.97%) SQL Server 2008
19 28 (14.97%) Analytics
20 26 (13.90%) SDLC
20 26 (13.90%) Visual Studio
20 26 (13.90%) MVC

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 19 (10.16%) SharePoint
2 13 (6.95%) IIS
3 9 (4.81%) CMS
3 9 (4.81%) SharePoint 2010
3 9 (4.81%) Umbraco
4 3 (1.60%) Apache
4 3 (1.60%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.07%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.07%) SAS
6 1 (0.53%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.53%) WordPress
Applications
1 31 (16.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (6.95%) MS Visio
3 10 (5.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (3.21%) SAP APO
1 6 (3.21%) SAP MM
2 5 (2.67%) SAP MDM
3 4 (2.14%) SAP ERP
4 3 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.60%) Markit EDM
4 3 (1.60%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (1.07%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.53%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.53%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 34 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (6.95%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (4.28%) Azure Data Factory
4 5 (2.67%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.07%) Amazon Glacier
5 2 (1.07%) Boomi
5 2 (1.07%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.14%) HTTP
2 3 (1.60%) FTP
2 3 (1.60%) Internet
3 2 (1.07%) SMS
4 1 (0.53%) DNS
4 1 (0.53%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (67.38%) SQL Server
2 82 (43.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 48 (25.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 36 (19.25%) Data Warehouse
5 28 (14.97%) SQL Server 2008
5 28 (14.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 23 (12.30%) SQL Server 2012
7 19 (10.16%) Power BI
8 17 (9.09%) Relational Database
9 15 (8.02%) MySQL
9 15 (8.02%) SSDT
10 12 (6.42%) Oracle Database
11 11 (5.88%) Big Data
12 10 (5.35%) SQL Server 2014
12 10 (5.35%) SQL Server 2016
13 8 (4.28%) Azure SQL Database
13 8 (4.28%) OLAP
13 8 (4.28%) PowerPivot
14 7 (3.74%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
14 7 (3.74%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 39 (20.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (13.90%) Visual Studio
3 16 (8.56%) Git (software)
4 10 (5.35%) Subversion
5 9 (4.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 7 (3.74%) Jenkins
6 7 (3.74%) JIRA
6 7 (3.74%) TeamCity
7 5 (2.67%) Mercurial
7 5 (2.67%) NUnit
8 4 (2.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (1.07%) JMeter
9 2 (1.07%) LoadRunner
9 2 (1.07%) Moq
9 2 (1.07%) MSTest
9 2 (1.07%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (1.07%) Protractor
9 2 (1.07%) Selenium
9 2 (1.07%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.53%) TestRail
General
1 34 (18.18%) Finance
2 6 (3.21%) Advertising
2 6 (3.21%) Banking
3 5 (2.67%) Retail
4 3 (1.60%) Back Office
4 3 (1.60%) Marketing
5 2 (1.07%) Legal
5 2 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.07%) Publishing
6 1 (0.53%) Electronics
6 1 (0.53%) Law
6 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.53%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 123 (65.78%) Developer
2 59 (31.55%) SQL Developer
3 21 (11.23%) .NET Developer
3 21 (11.23%) Analyst
4 15 (8.02%) C# Developer
5 14 (7.49%) SSIS Developer
5 14 (7.49%) T-SQL Developer
6 13 (6.95%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 12 (6.42%) Full Stack Developer
7 12 (6.42%) SQL Server Developer
8 11 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (5.35%) C# .NET Developer
10 9 (4.81%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 9 (4.81%) Database Developer
10 9 (4.81%) SQL Database Developer
10 9 (4.81%) Tester
11 8 (4.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (4.28%) ETL Developer
12 7 (3.74%) Agile Tester
12 7 (3.74%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (31.55%) .NET
2 35 (18.72%) ASP.NET
3 28 (14.97%) HTML
3 28 (14.97%) jQuery
4 25 (13.37%) CSS
5 20 (10.70%) AngularJS
5 20 (10.70%) WCF
6 18 (9.63%) .NET Framework
6 18 (9.63%) Web Services
7 17 (9.09%) XML
8 16 (8.56%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (8.56%) Entity Framework
9 15 (8.02%) ASP.NET Web API
10 14 (7.49%) Ajax
11 13 (6.95%) HTML5
11 13 (6.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 12 (6.42%) REST
12 12 (6.42%) XSLT
13 11 (5.88%) JSON
14 10 (5.35%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.95%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (6.95%) Data Structures
2 10 (5.35%) Virtual Team
3 9 (4.81%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (2.14%) AS400
4 4 (2.14%) Fintech
5 3 (1.60%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.60%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.07%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.07%) Replication
6 2 (1.07%) RIA
6 2 (1.07%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.53%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.53%) Clustering
7 1 (0.53%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.53%) PKI
7 1 (0.53%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.53%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.53%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.74%) Windows
2 5 (2.67%) Linux
3 4 (2.14%) Unix
4 3 (1.60%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.53%) Android
5 1 (0.53%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.53%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (35.83%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (24.06%) ETL
3 37 (19.79%) Business Intelligence
4 35 (18.72%) Migration
5 32 (17.11%) Scrum
6 31 (16.58%) Data Migration
7 28 (14.97%) Analytics
8 26 (13.90%) MVC
8 26 (13.90%) SDLC
9 20 (10.70%) Data Modelling
9 20 (10.70%) Performance Tuning
10 19 (10.16%) Data Transformation
10 19 (10.16%) Test Automation
11 15 (8.02%) ERP
11 15 (8.02%) User Stories
12 14 (7.49%) Data Analytics
13 13 (6.95%) Data Visualisation
13 13 (6.95%) DevOps
13 13 (6.95%) Kimball Methodology
13 13 (6.95%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 174 (93.05%) SQL
2 69 (36.90%) C#
3 36 (19.25%) JavaScript
4 29 (15.51%) PL/SQL
5 16 (8.56%) Python
6 15 (8.02%) VBA
7 10 (5.35%) PowerShell
8 9 (4.81%) VB
8 9 (4.81%) VB.NET
9 8 (4.28%) C
9 8 (4.28%) C++
10 7 (3.74%) VBScript
11 6 (3.21%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 6 (3.21%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.60%) HiveQL
12 3 (1.60%) Java
12 3 (1.60%) PHP
12 3 (1.60%) Scala
13 2 (1.07%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.53%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 10 (5.35%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.74%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.67%) Degree
4 4 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.60%) MCSE
6 2 (1.07%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.53%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.53%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.23%) Data Quality
2 12 (6.42%) QA
3 3 (1.60%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (2.14%) Docker
2 2 (1.07%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (3.21%) HP ALM
2 3 (1.60%) Kibana
3 1 (0.53%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 94 (50.27%) Microsoft
2 44 (23.53%) Oracle
3 10 (5.35%) SAP
4 8 (4.28%) Cloudera
4 8 (4.28%) Tableau
5 7 (3.74%) Workday
6 6 (3.21%) HP
7 5 (2.67%) Cognos
7 5 (2.67%) JD Edwards
8 3 (1.60%) Capita
8 3 (1.60%) IBM
8 3 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.60%) Splunk
8 3 (1.60%) Talend
9 2 (1.07%) Dell
9 2 (1.07%) Northgate
9 2 (1.07%) VMware
10 1 (0.53%) Adobe
10 1 (0.53%) Infragistics
10 1 (0.53%) Teradata