Period
to 1 April 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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 136 200 216
Rank change year-on-year +64 +16 -37
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 148 188 162
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 1.52% 1.20% 0.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.56% 3.04% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 136 123
Median daily rate £425 £394 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.94% -1.56% -
10th Percentile £313 £250 £300
90th Percentile £500 £513 £499
England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £72.00 £45.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% +16.13% -8.82%
England median hourly rate £24.70 £24.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year -0.20% -29.29% +112.12%

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 3,243 6,181 6,189
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 33.24% 39.46% 36.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,003 3,951 3,767
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £300
90th Percentile £588 £588 £575
England median daily rate £500 £483 £475
% change year-on-year +3.63% +1.58% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 150 152
Median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £18.25 £21.25 £18.78
90th Percentile £57.50 £53.75 £52.50
Median hourly rate £40.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -4.71% +6.25% -

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 +59 68 £425 +6.25% 22
Berkshire +49 36 £425 +6.25% 10
Hampshire +53 24 £438 +9.38% 26
Buckinghamshire +25 19 £425 +61.90% 9
West Sussex +27 13 £350 -2.10% 7
Oxfordshire +21 13 £375 -42.31% 3
Surrey +1 13 £400 +2.56% 11
East Sussex +31 12 £463 -2.63% 8
Kent +8 11 £388 +5.08% 8
Sussex - 6 £488 -
T-SQL
England

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 140 (94.59%) SQL
2 97 (65.54%) SQL Server
3 66 (44.59%) .NET
4 61 (41.22%) C#
5 59 (39.86%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (39.86%) Azure
6 58 (39.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 53 (35.81%) Business Intelligence
8 50 (33.78%) Microsoft
9 45 (30.41%) Power Platform
10 44 (29.73%) ETL
11 43 (29.05%) Power BI
12 42 (28.38%) MVC
13 40 (27.03%) ASP.NET
14 39 (26.35%) .NET Framework
15 38 (25.68%) Data Warehouse
16 36 (24.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 35 (23.65%) JavaScript
18 29 (19.59%) HTML
18 29 (19.59%) CSS
18 29 (19.59%) Git (software)
19 28 (18.92%) XML
19 28 (18.92%) Entity Framework
20 27 (18.24%) Microsoft Excel
21 25 (16.89%) SQL Server 2008
21 25 (16.89%) DevOps
22 24 (16.22%) AngularJS
22 24 (16.22%) Test Automation
23 23 (15.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 20 (13.51%) TDD

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 5 (3.38%) IIS
2 4 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.35%) CMS
3 2 (1.35%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.68%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 27 (18.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (6.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.03%) NetSuite
3 2 (1.35%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 59 (39.86%) Azure
2 45 (30.41%) Power Platform
3 12 (8.11%) Azure Data Factory
4 10 (6.76%) Azure Functions
4 10 (6.76%) Serverless
5 8 (5.41%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (4.73%) AWS
7 5 (3.38%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (2.03%) PaaS
9 2 (1.35%) Google Analytics
9 2 (1.35%) PowerApps
10 1 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.68%) GCP
10 1 (0.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.70%) DNS
2 3 (2.03%) Network Security
3 1 (0.68%) Internet
3 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (65.54%) SQL Server
2 58 (39.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 43 (29.05%) Power BI
4 38 (25.68%) Data Warehouse
5 36 (24.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 25 (16.89%) SQL Server 2008
7 23 (15.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 18 (12.16%) Data Lake
9 17 (11.49%) Azure SQL Database
10 15 (10.14%) SQL Server 2012
11 11 (7.43%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 11 (7.43%) Cosmos DB
11 11 (7.43%) OLAP
11 11 (7.43%) SQL Server 2016
12 10 (6.76%) Relational Database
13 8 (5.41%) Big Data
13 8 (5.41%) NoSQL
13 8 (5.41%) Oracle OLAP
14 6 (4.05%) Apache Cassandra
14 6 (4.05%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 29 (19.59%) Git (software)
2 12 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (7.43%) Visual Studio Team System
4 8 (5.41%) Selenium
5 6 (4.05%) NUnit
6 5 (3.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (2.03%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.35%) Android Studio
8 2 (1.35%) JIRA
9 1 (0.68%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.68%) Subversion
9 1 (0.68%) tSQLt
General
1 19 (12.84%) Finance
2 6 (4.05%) Public Sector
3 4 (2.70%) Legal
4 3 (2.03%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.03%) Retail
5 2 (1.35%) Automotive
5 2 (1.35%) Back Office
5 2 (1.35%) Law
5 2 (1.35%) Local Government
6 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 102 (68.92%) Developer
2 49 (33.11%) .NET Developer
3 24 (16.22%) SQL Developer
4 23 (15.54%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 17 (11.49%) Analyst
6 16 (10.81%) Azure Developer
7 12 (8.11%) DBA
7 12 (8.11%) SQL DBA
8 10 (6.76%) Senior Developer
9 9 (6.08%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 9 (6.08%) SQL BI Developer
10 8 (5.41%) Data Analyst
10 8 (5.41%) SQL Server Developer
11 7 (4.73%) ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (4.73%) DevOps Developer
11 7 (4.73%) React Developer
11 7 (4.73%) Senior .NET Developer
12 6 (4.05%) C# Developer
12 6 (4.05%) Power BI Developer
13 5 (3.38%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (44.59%) .NET
2 40 (27.03%) ASP.NET
3 39 (26.35%) .NET Framework
4 29 (19.59%) CSS
4 29 (19.59%) HTML
5 28 (18.92%) Entity Framework
5 28 (18.92%) XML
6 24 (16.22%) AngularJS
7 18 (12.16%) .NET Core
7 18 (12.16%) ASP.NET Web API
7 18 (12.16%) jQuery
8 16 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (10.14%) ASP.NET Core
10 13 (8.78%) React
11 12 (8.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 12 (8.11%) Web Services
12 10 (6.76%) LINQ
13 9 (6.08%) MDX
13 9 (6.08%) Vue.js
14 8 (5.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (4.73%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.03%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.03%) NHS
5 2 (1.35%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.35%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.35%) Replication
6 1 (0.68%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.68%) CESG
6 1 (0.68%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.68%) PKI
6 1 (0.68%) RIA
6 1 (0.68%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.70%) Linux
1 4 (2.70%) Windows
2 3 (2.03%) Android
3 2 (1.35%) Unix
3 2 (1.35%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.68%) HPUX
4 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.68%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (39.86%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (35.81%) Business Intelligence
3 44 (29.73%) ETL
4 42 (28.38%) MVC
5 25 (16.89%) DevOps
6 24 (16.22%) Test Automation
7 20 (13.51%) TDD
8 19 (12.84%) Scrum
9 16 (10.81%) Analytics
9 16 (10.81%) Unit Testing
10 15 (10.14%) BDD
11 14 (9.46%) Machine Learning
11 14 (9.46%) Performance Tuning
12 13 (8.78%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (8.78%) Kimball Methodology
12 13 (8.78%) Migration
13 12 (8.11%) Data Modelling
13 12 (8.11%) SDLC
13 12 (8.11%) UML
13 12 (8.11%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 140 (94.59%) SQL
2 61 (41.22%) C#
3 35 (23.65%) JavaScript
4 15 (10.14%) PowerShell
5 14 (9.46%) Python
6 7 (4.73%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 7 (4.73%) TypeScript
7 6 (4.05%) XAML
8 5 (3.38%) VB
8 5 (3.38%) VBA
9 3 (2.03%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.03%) VBScript
10 2 (1.35%) Java
10 2 (1.35%) Kotlin
10 2 (1.35%) Scala
10 2 (1.35%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.68%) C
11 1 (0.68%) C++
11 1 (0.68%) ES6
11 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (12.16%) Degree
2 7 (4.73%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (4.73%) SC Cleared
2 7 (4.73%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.70%) MCAD
4 4 (2.70%) MCITP
4 4 (2.70%) MCPD
5 2 (1.35%) ACCA
5 2 (1.35%) CIMA
5 2 (1.35%) MCSE
6 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.68%) ISEB
6 1 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.68%) MCP
6 1 (0.68%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.41%) QA
2 4 (2.70%) GDPR
3 2 (1.35%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.68%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 10 (6.76%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.08%) Docker
3 2 (1.35%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.68%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (5.41%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (1.35%) Terraform
3 1 (0.68%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.68%) SCOM
Vendors
1 50 (33.78%) Microsoft
2 18 (12.16%) Tableau
3 13 (8.78%) Oracle
3 13 (8.78%) Xamarin
4 5 (3.38%) Databricks
5 3 (2.03%) Google
5 3 (2.03%) Teradata
6 2 (1.35%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.35%) VMware
7 1 (0.68%) Brocade
7 1 (0.68%) Cognos
7 1 (0.68%) CommVault
7 1 (0.68%) Computacenter
7 1 (0.68%) Hitachi
7 1 (0.68%) McAfee
7 1 (0.68%) SAP
7 1 (0.68%) TARGIT
7 1 (0.68%) Veritas