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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transact-SQL
England / South East
Rank 143 153 149
Rank change year-on-year +10 -4  
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 99 118 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.26% 1.28% 1.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.77% 3.82% 3.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 86 68
Median daily rate £390 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £455 £409
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 11
Median hourly rate - - £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £32.50 £30.60
% change year-on-year -36.15% +6.22%  

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 South East with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 2625 3088 3261
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 33.43% 33.57% 33.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1559 2032 1875
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £500 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 122 124
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.38% +2.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.50 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £48.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

T-SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing T-SQL in the South East.

Contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 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
Oxfordshire 0 18 £425 -2.85% 4
Berkshire +15 17 £400 - 4
Hampshire 0 16 £400 +18.51% 10
Surrey +10 15 £388 -3.12% 8
West Sussex +4 11 £401 +28.40% 2
Buckinghamshire -12 7 £323 -7.85% 8
East Sussex +9 6 £400 +0.62% 7
Kent -3 4 £338 -10.00% 7
Middlesex - 3 £350 - 1
Sussex +3 1 £390 -
T-SQL
England

T-SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 South East region with a requirement for T-SQL.

1 175 (90.21%) SQL
2 148 (76.29%) SQL Server
3 90 (46.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 81 (41.75%) Microsoft
5 80 (41.24%) C#
6 74 (38.14%) .NET
7 55 (28.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 51 (26.29%) ETL
9 50 (25.77%) Agile Software Development
10 47 (24.23%) Business Intelligence
11 40 (20.62%) JavaScript
11 40 (20.62%) Finance
12 39 (20.10%) ASP.NET
12 39 (20.10%) SQL Server 2008
13 37 (19.07%) Data Warehouse
14 35 (18.04%) XML
14 35 (18.04%) .NET Framework
15 34 (17.53%) Web Services
15 34 (17.53%) SQL Server 2014
16 33 (17.01%) Team Foundation Server
17 29 (14.95%) SQL Server 2012
18 28 (14.43%) Performance Tuning
18 28 (14.43%) MS Excel
18 28 (14.43%) MVC
18 28 (14.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 28 (14.43%) TDD
19 27 (13.92%) ASP.NET Web API
20 25 (12.89%) Microsoft Azure
20 25 (12.89%) WCF
20 25 (12.89%) CSS

T-SQL
Top Related 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 22 (11.34%) SharePoint
2 16 (8.25%) IIS
3 12 (6.19%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (4.12%) NServiceBus
4 8 (4.12%) SAS
5 5 (2.58%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (2.06%) Anypoint
6 4 (2.06%) CMS
6 4 (2.06%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.52%) CICS
7 1 (0.52%) Commerce Server
7 1 (0.52%) Commerce Server 2007
7 1 (0.52%) EPiServer
Applications
1 28 (14.43%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.64%) MS Office
3 5 (2.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.06%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (1.03%) SPSS
5 2 (1.03%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 2 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.03%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.52%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.52%) SAP R/3
2 1 (0.52%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 25 (12.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (4.64%) Boomi
3 8 (4.12%) SaaS
4 7 (3.61%) IaaS
4 7 (3.61%) PaaS
5 2 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.03%) GitHub
5 2 (1.03%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.15%) FTP
2 2 (1.03%) DNS
2 2 (1.03%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.52%) Intranet
3 1 (0.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (76.29%) SQL Server
2 90 (46.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 55 (28.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 39 (20.10%) SQL Server 2008
5 37 (19.07%) Data Warehouse
6 34 (17.53%) SQL Server 2014
7 29 (14.95%) SQL Server 2012
8 28 (14.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (6.19%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (4.12%) Oracle Database
10 8 (4.12%) SQL Server 2016
11 7 (3.61%) Azure SQL Database
11 7 (3.61%) Power BI
12 6 (3.09%) Big Data
12 6 (3.09%) Hadoop
12 6 (3.09%) SQL Server 2000
13 5 (2.58%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (2.58%) OLAP
13 5 (2.58%) Relational Database
14 4 (2.06%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 33 (17.01%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (10.82%) Visual Studio
3 20 (10.31%) Git (software)
4 19 (9.79%) MSTest
5 17 (8.76%) Selenium
6 15 (7.73%) SpecFlow
7 10 (5.15%) NUnit
8 9 (4.64%) WebDriver
9 8 (4.12%) JSUnit
10 7 (3.61%) Moq
11 6 (3.09%) GoCD
11 6 (3.09%) MSBuild
11 6 (3.09%) Visual Studio Team System
12 5 (2.58%) webpack
13 4 (2.06%) NuGet
13 4 (2.06%) Subversion
14 2 (1.03%) Balsamiq Mockups
14 2 (1.03%) Hudson
14 2 (1.03%) Jenkins
14 2 (1.03%) MSI
General
1 40 (20.62%) Finance
2 9 (4.64%) Advertising
2 9 (4.64%) Marketing
3 6 (3.09%) Publishing
4 5 (2.58%) Front Office
4 5 (2.58%) Retail
5 3 (1.55%) Back Office
5 3 (1.55%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.03%) Banking
6 2 (1.03%) Legal
6 2 (1.03%) Local Government
6 2 (1.03%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.52%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 124 (63.92%) Developer
2 39 (20.10%) .NET Developer
3 37 (19.07%) SQL Developer
4 24 (12.37%) C# Developer
5 22 (11.34%) C# .NET Developer
5 22 (11.34%) DBA
6 20 (10.31%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 20 (10.31%) SSIS Developer
7 19 (9.79%) SQL DBA
8 16 (8.25%) ETL Developer
9 14 (7.22%) Consultant
9 14 (7.22%) Senior Developer
10 12 (6.19%) Architect
11 11 (5.67%) Analyst
11 11 (5.67%) ASP.NET Developer
11 11 (5.67%) SQL Server Developer
12 10 (5.15%) Business Developer
12 10 (5.15%) Senior .NET Developer
12 10 (5.15%) Tableau Developer
12 10 (5.15%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (38.14%) .NET
2 39 (20.10%) ASP.NET
3 35 (18.04%) .NET Framework
3 35 (18.04%) XML
4 34 (17.53%) Web Services
5 27 (13.92%) ASP.NET Web API
6 25 (12.89%) CSS
6 25 (12.89%) HTML
6 25 (12.89%) WCF
7 22 (11.34%) AngularJS
7 22 (11.34%) Entity Framework
8 19 (9.79%) REST
8 19 (9.79%) RESTful
9 17 (8.76%) SOAP
10 14 (7.22%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (7.22%) HTML5
11 13 (6.70%) jQuery
12 12 (6.19%) Ajax
13 11 (5.67%) React
14 10 (5.15%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.19%) Replication
3 8 (4.12%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.61%) Clustering
5 6 (3.09%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.58%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.58%) Mainframe
6 5 (2.58%) User Experience
7 3 (1.55%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.55%) PMI
8 2 (1.03%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.03%) iPad
8 2 (1.03%) iPhone
8 2 (1.03%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.03%) NHS
8 2 (1.03%) Reinsurance
9 1 (0.52%) AS400
9 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.52%) IVR
9 1 (0.52%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 23 (11.86%) Windows
2 12 (6.19%) Windows Server
3 6 (3.09%) MVS
4 5 (2.58%) Unix
5 4 (2.06%) Linux
6 3 (1.55%) Android
6 3 (1.55%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (26.29%) ETL
2 50 (25.77%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (24.23%) Business Intelligence
4 28 (14.43%) MVC
4 28 (14.43%) Performance Tuning
4 28 (14.43%) TDD
5 22 (11.34%) Data Modelling
6 19 (9.79%) Unit Testing
7 17 (8.76%) Analytics
7 17 (8.76%) Scrum
8 16 (8.25%) Migration
9 14 (7.22%) OO
10 13 (6.70%) SOA
11 12 (6.19%) DevOps
11 12 (6.19%) Kanban
11 12 (6.19%) Kimball Methodology
12 10 (5.15%) BDD
12 10 (5.15%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (5.15%) Release Management
12 10 (5.15%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 175 (90.21%) SQL
2 80 (41.24%) C#
3 40 (20.62%) JavaScript
4 22 (11.34%) PowerShell
5 21 (10.82%) VB.NET
6 17 (8.76%) Java
6 17 (8.76%) VB
7 8 (4.12%) PL/SQL
8 7 (3.61%) C
8 7 (3.61%) R
8 7 (3.61%) TypeScript
9 6 (3.09%) MATLAB
10 5 (2.58%) C++
10 5 (2.58%) ES6
11 4 (2.06%) F#
12 2 (1.03%) ABAP
12 2 (1.03%) UniBasic
12 2 (1.03%) VBA
13 1 (0.52%) Groovy
13 1 (0.52%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 15 (7.73%) Degree
2 8 (4.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (4.12%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.58%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.55%) MCITP
4 3 (1.55%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.52%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.61%) QA
2 4 (2.06%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.52%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.52%) Docker
1 1 (0.52%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 7 (3.61%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (3.61%) Puppet
2 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 81 (41.75%) Microsoft
2 19 (9.79%) Oracle
3 14 (7.22%) Tableau
4 9 (4.64%) Dell
5 7 (3.61%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (3.09%) AppDynamics
7 5 (2.58%) ServiceNow
8 4 (2.06%) DevExpress
8 4 (2.06%) MuleSoft
8 4 (2.06%) SAP
9 3 (1.55%) IBM
10 2 (1.03%) Adobe
10 2 (1.03%) Google
10 2 (1.03%) Redback
10 2 (1.03%) Telerik
10 2 (1.03%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.52%) Epicor
11 1 (0.52%) Informatica
11 1 (0.52%) Maconomy
11 1 (0.52%) Sitecore
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