Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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 > South East
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 157 143 154
Rank change year-on-year -14 +11 -10
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 251 280 279
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.49% 1.68% 1.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.24% 4.77% 4.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 183 191
South East median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.66%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £281
90th Percentile £500 £475 £425
England median daily rate £422 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +12.53% - +6.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 3
South East median hourly rate £55.00 £42.50 £40.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.41% +4.89% -13.33%
10th Percentile £51.00 £38.25 £21.10
90th Percentile £59.80 £45.00 £43.10
England median hourly rate £27.00 £31.19 £23.75
% change year-on-year -13.43% +31.33% -22.13%

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 5923 5865 6743
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 35.20% 35.24% 34.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3668 3576 4184
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 220 252
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.80% +7.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.50 £14.49 £15.00
90th Percentile £52.13 £53.75 £50.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +21.79%

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 24 November 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 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
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 24 November 2017. 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 +4 98 £400 +3.23% 14
Berkshire +16 57 £400 +0.50% 7
Surrey +4 51 £403 +7.33% 11
Hampshire -20 37 £395 +12.86% 21
East Sussex +18 26 £345 -13.75% 7
Oxfordshire +9 25 £425 +11.11% 3
Kent -6 23 £350 -6.67% 4
Buckinghamshire -18 16 £375 +7.14% 4
West Sussex -32 11 £350 -12.50% 5
Middlesex - 2 £400 -
T-SQL
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 225 (89.64%) SQL
2 172 (68.53%) SQL Server
3 135 (53.78%) Agile Software Development
4 102 (40.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 100 (39.84%) .NET
6 93 (37.05%) Microsoft
7 88 (35.06%) C#
8 76 (30.28%) Data Warehouse
9 67 (26.69%) Web Services
10 65 (25.90%) JavaScript
11 59 (23.51%) ETL
12 57 (22.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 54 (21.51%) Business Intelligence
14 53 (21.12%) CSS
15 48 (19.12%) .NET Framework
15 48 (19.12%) Scrum
16 47 (18.73%) Team Foundation Server
17 46 (18.33%) REST
17 46 (18.33%) HTML
18 44 (17.53%) SQL Server 2008
19 41 (16.33%) Java
19 41 (16.33%) SOAP
20 40 (15.94%) ASP.NET
20 40 (15.94%) MVC
21 38 (15.14%) Finance
22 37 (14.74%) Migration
22 37 (14.74%) Data Modelling
23 36 (14.34%) XML
23 36 (14.34%) Visual Studio
23 36 (14.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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 16 (6.37%) SAS
2 13 (5.18%) SharePoint
3 11 (4.38%) Drupal
4 9 (3.59%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (3.59%) IIS
5 6 (2.39%) NServiceBus
6 4 (1.59%) CMS
7 2 (0.80%) Apache
7 2 (0.80%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.80%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 9 (3.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (2.79%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.19%) Markit EDM
2 7 (2.79%) SAP APO
2 7 (2.79%) SAP MM
3 5 (1.99%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.99%) SAP MDM
4 4 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.80%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.40%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.40%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 30 (11.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (6.37%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.19%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (3.19%) Amazon ELB
3 8 (3.19%) IaaS
3 8 (3.19%) npm
3 8 (3.19%) PaaS
4 7 (2.79%) Boomi
5 5 (1.99%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (1.99%) Office 365
5 5 (1.99%) SaaS
5 5 (1.99%) Serverless
5 5 (1.99%) Yarn
6 4 (1.59%) Amazon Glacier
6 4 (1.59%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.80%) GitHub
8 1 (0.40%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.79%) FTP
2 1 (0.40%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (68.53%) SQL Server
2 102 (40.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 76 (30.28%) Data Warehouse
4 57 (22.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 44 (17.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 36 (14.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 24 (9.56%) Relational Database
7 24 (9.56%) SQL Server 2012
8 23 (9.16%) OLAP
9 16 (6.37%) RDBMS
9 16 (6.37%) SQL Server 2014
9 16 (6.37%) SQL Server 2016
10 15 (5.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 15 (5.98%) MySQL
10 15 (5.98%) Power BI
11 14 (5.58%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 13 (5.18%) SQL Server 2005
13 12 (4.78%) Oracle BI EE
13 12 (4.78%) Oracle OLAP
14 10 (3.98%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 47 (18.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 36 (14.34%) Visual Studio
3 21 (8.37%) Selenium
4 17 (6.77%) Git (software)
5 14 (5.58%) NUnit
6 10 (3.98%) SpecFlow
6 10 (3.98%) Visual Studio Team System
7 8 (3.19%) Bower
8 6 (2.39%) JSUnit
8 6 (2.39%) LSMW
8 6 (2.39%) Moq
8 6 (2.39%) NuGet
9 5 (1.99%) PostCSS
9 5 (1.99%) SoapUI
10 4 (1.59%) Eclipse
10 4 (1.59%) MSBuild
10 4 (1.59%) MSTest
10 4 (1.59%) PyCharm
10 4 (1.59%) WebDriver
10 4 (1.59%) webpack
General
1 38 (15.14%) Finance
2 6 (2.39%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (2.39%) Publishing
3 5 (1.99%) Advertising
3 5 (1.99%) Back Office
3 5 (1.99%) Retail
4 4 (1.59%) Banking
4 4 (1.59%) Marketing
5 3 (1.20%) Billing
5 3 (1.20%) Legal
6 2 (0.80%) Front Office
6 2 (0.80%) Games
6 2 (0.80%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.40%) Automotive
7 1 (0.40%) German Language
7 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 194 (77.29%) Developer
2 70 (27.89%) SQL Developer
3 45 (17.93%) .NET Developer
4 28 (11.16%) Database Developer
5 23 (9.16%) SSIS Developer
6 22 (8.76%) T-SQL Developer
7 21 (8.37%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 20 (7.97%) SQL Database Developer
9 19 (7.57%) Analyst
10 18 (7.17%) C# Developer
11 14 (5.58%) C# .NET Developer
11 14 (5.58%) Web Developer
12 12 (4.78%) Senior Developer
12 12 (4.78%) SQL Server Developer
12 12 (4.78%) Systems Developer
13 10 (3.98%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 10 (3.98%) Consultant
13 10 (3.98%) SAS Developer
14 9 (3.59%) .NET Web Developer
14 9 (3.59%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (39.84%) .NET
2 67 (26.69%) Web Services
3 53 (21.12%) CSS
4 48 (19.12%) .NET Framework
5 46 (18.33%) HTML
5 46 (18.33%) REST
6 41 (16.33%) SOAP
7 40 (15.94%) ASP.NET
8 36 (14.34%) Entity Framework
8 36 (14.34%) XML
9 35 (13.94%) ASP.NET Web API
10 30 (11.95%) jQuery
11 29 (11.55%) AngularJS
12 27 (10.76%) ASP.NET MVC
12 27 (10.76%) WCF
13 20 (7.97%) RESTful
14 18 (7.17%) MDX
15 16 (6.37%) HTML5
15 16 (6.37%) Sass
16 14 (5.58%) React
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.95%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.37%) Algorithms
3 11 (4.38%) Data Structures
4 9 (3.59%) Derivative
5 6 (2.39%) AS400
5 6 (2.39%) N-Tier
6 5 (1.99%) Clustering
6 5 (1.99%) Replication
6 5 (1.99%) User Experience
7 4 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.20%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.20%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.20%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.80%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.80%) PMI
9 2 (0.80%) W3C
10 1 (0.40%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.40%) PKI
10 1 (0.40%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 29 (11.55%) Windows
2 20 (7.97%) Linux
2 20 (7.97%) Unix
3 3 (1.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (53.78%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (23.51%) ETL
3 54 (21.51%) Business Intelligence
4 48 (19.12%) Scrum
5 40 (15.94%) MVC
6 37 (14.74%) Data Modelling
6 37 (14.74%) Migration
7 34 (13.55%) TDD
8 33 (13.15%) SDLC
9 25 (9.96%) Test Automation
9 25 (9.96%) Web Development
10 23 (9.16%) Analytics
11 22 (8.76%) Data Management
11 22 (8.76%) Unit Testing
12 21 (8.37%) High Availability
13 20 (7.97%) Statistics
14 18 (7.17%) BDD
14 18 (7.17%) Kanban
15 16 (6.37%) Data Migration
15 16 (6.37%) OO
Programming Languages
1 225 (89.64%) SQL
2 88 (35.06%) C#
3 65 (25.90%) JavaScript
4 41 (16.33%) Java
5 17 (6.77%) PHP
6 15 (5.98%) TypeScript
7 12 (4.78%) PowerShell
7 12 (4.78%) Python
8 9 (3.59%) C
9 7 (2.79%) VB.NET
10 5 (1.99%) CoffeeScript
10 5 (1.99%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 5 (1.99%) PL/SQL
10 5 (1.99%) XPath
11 4 (1.59%) ES6
11 4 (1.59%) F#
12 3 (1.20%) ABAP
12 3 (1.20%) ECMAScript
12 3 (1.20%) Ruby
13 2 (0.80%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (5.58%) Degree
2 11 (4.38%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.98%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.79%) ISTQB
5 6 (2.39%) ISEB
5 6 (2.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.80%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.58%) Data Quality
2 10 (3.98%) QA
3 9 (3.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (2.79%) GxP
5 1 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.40%) GAMP
5 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.40%) PSD2
System Software
1 11 (4.38%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.79%) Docker
3 4 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.80%) Firmware
5 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.20%) Puppet
2 2 (0.80%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (0.80%) Oozie
3 1 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 93 (37.05%) Microsoft
2 28 (11.16%) Oracle
3 23 (9.16%) Tableau
4 8 (3.19%) SAP
5 7 (2.79%) Dell
5 7 (2.79%) Informatica
6 6 (2.39%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.59%) ESRI
7 4 (1.59%) Twitter
7 4 (1.59%) VMware
8 3 (1.20%) AppDynamics
8 3 (1.20%) JD Edwards
8 3 (1.20%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.20%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.80%) Cloudera
9 2 (0.80%) Cognos
9 2 (0.80%) IBM
9 2 (0.80%) Remedy
9 2 (0.80%) Workday
10 1 (0.40%) Sybase