Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 232 177 177
Rank change year-on-year -55 0 -23
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 143 185 249
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.86% 1.21% 1.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.28% 3.53% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 137 197
South East median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - +19.23%
10th Percentile £300 £294 £275
90th Percentile £498 £480 £485
England median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
South East median hourly rate £22.50 - £46.00
England median hourly rate £29.15 £16.75 £36.50
% change year-on-year +74.00% -54.10% +63.38%

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 6,264 5,238 6,147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 37.47% 34.24% 34.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,802 3,163 4,008
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +9.15%
10th Percentile £306 £288 £269
90th Percentile £563 £538 £528
England median daily rate £475 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 170 229
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £17.61 £15.23 £13.40
90th Percentile £52.50 £71.90 £51.25
England median hourly rate £41.00 £41.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year -1.20% +7.10% +10.71%

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 22 May 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
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 22 May 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 -37 57 £394 -1.56% 50
Berkshire -8 35 £406 +0.93% 32
Surrey -13 34 £425 +13.33% 15
Hampshire -14 25 £400 +2.56% 30
Kent +25 18 £400 +21.21% 10
Buckinghamshire -7 14 £400 +28.00% 12
Oxfordshire -27 8 £388 -11.43% 6
West Sussex -20 4 - - 11
East Sussex -19 2 £318 -20.63% 4
T-SQL
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 133 (93.01%) SQL
2 98 (68.53%) SQL Server
3 67 (46.85%) Microsoft
4 66 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (37.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 46 (32.17%) C#
7 39 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 32 (22.38%) JavaScript
8 32 (22.38%) .NET
8 32 (22.38%) ETL
9 30 (20.98%) Web Services
10 29 (20.28%) Scrum
11 27 (18.88%) Team Foundation Server
12 25 (17.48%) User Stories
12 25 (17.48%) Migration
12 25 (17.48%) Data Warehouse
12 25 (17.48%) Business Intelligence
12 25 (17.48%) HTML
12 25 (17.48%) CSS
13 22 (15.38%) jQuery
14 21 (14.69%) SQL Server 2008
14 21 (14.69%) C
14 21 (14.69%) MVC
15 19 (13.29%) MySQL
15 19 (13.29%) ASP.NET
15 19 (13.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 18 (12.59%) Power BI
17 17 (11.89%) AngularJS
17 17 (11.89%) Oracle
17 17 (11.89%) Unix

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 13 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.20%) IIS
3 3 (2.10%) Apache
3 3 (2.10%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.40%) CMS
4 2 (1.40%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.40%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.70%) nginx
5 1 (0.70%) SAS
5 1 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.70%) uWSGI
5 1 (0.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.50%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (2.80%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (3.50%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (2.80%) Markit EDM
3 3 (2.10%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (1.40%) Carpe Diem
4 2 (1.40%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.70%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.59%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.20%) Amazon S3
4 3 (2.10%) Amazon Glacier
4 3 (2.10%) Boomi
5 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.50%) HTTP
2 4 (2.80%) FTP
3 1 (0.70%) Internet
3 1 (0.70%) SAN
3 1 (0.70%) SMTP
3 1 (0.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (68.53%) SQL Server
2 53 (37.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 39 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (17.48%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (14.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 19 (13.29%) MySQL
6 19 (13.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 18 (12.59%) Power BI
8 11 (7.69%) Relational Database
9 9 (6.29%) OLAP
9 9 (6.29%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (5.59%) SQL Server 2014
10 8 (5.59%) SSDT
11 7 (4.90%) NoSQL
11 7 (4.90%) PowerPivot
12 6 (4.20%) Oracle OLAP
12 6 (4.20%) SQL Server 2016
12 6 (4.20%) Star Schema
13 5 (3.50%) SQL Server 2005
14 4 (2.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 27 (18.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (10.49%) Visual Studio
3 13 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 8 (5.59%) Jenkins
4 8 (5.59%) Selenium
5 6 (4.20%) NUnit
5 6 (4.20%) Subversion
6 5 (3.50%) MorphX
7 4 (2.80%) Mercurial
8 3 (2.10%) LoadRunner
8 3 (2.10%) SoapUI
8 3 (2.10%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (1.40%) Appium
9 2 (1.40%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.40%) PyCharm
9 2 (1.40%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (1.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (1.40%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.70%) HP UFT
General
1 16 (11.19%) Finance
2 5 (3.50%) Banking
3 4 (2.80%) Back Office
4 3 (2.10%) Advertising
4 3 (2.10%) Legal
4 3 (2.10%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.10%) Marketing
5 2 (1.40%) Billing
5 2 (1.40%) Retail
6 1 (0.70%) Law
6 1 (0.70%) Publishing
6 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 97 (67.83%) Developer
2 36 (25.17%) SQL Developer
3 18 (12.59%) C# Developer
4 17 (11.89%) .NET Developer
5 15 (10.49%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (9.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 14 (9.79%) Software Developer
7 13 (9.09%) T-SQL Developer
8 10 (6.99%) SSIS Developer
9 9 (6.29%) ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (6.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (6.29%) Database Developer
9 9 (6.29%) SQL Database Developer
10 8 (5.59%) Analyst
10 8 (5.59%) DBA
10 8 (5.59%) SQL Server Developer
11 7 (4.90%) C++ Developer
11 7 (4.90%) SQL DBA
12 6 (4.20%) Senior Developer
13 5 (3.50%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (22.38%) .NET
2 30 (20.98%) Web Services
3 25 (17.48%) CSS
3 25 (17.48%) HTML
4 22 (15.38%) jQuery
5 19 (13.29%) ASP.NET
6 17 (11.89%) AngularJS
7 16 (11.19%) .NET Framework
7 16 (11.19%) SOAP
8 15 (10.49%) Entity Framework
9 10 (6.99%) RESTful
10 9 (6.29%) Ajax
11 8 (5.59%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (5.59%) XML
11 8 (5.59%) XSLT
12 7 (4.90%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (4.20%) REST
14 5 (3.50%) HTML5
14 5 (3.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 4 (2.80%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.09%) Derivative
2 10 (6.99%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.29%) Data Structures
4 4 (2.80%) Fintech
4 4 (2.80%) Replication
5 3 (2.10%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.10%) Clustering
5 3 (2.10%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.40%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.40%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.40%) User Experience
6 2 (1.40%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.89%) Linux
1 17 (11.89%) Unix
1 17 (11.89%) Windows
2 1 (0.70%) Android
2 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.70%) Debian
2 1 (0.70%) Ubuntu
2 1 (0.70%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.70%) Windows 8
2 1 (0.70%) Windows Embedded Compact
2 1 (0.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (22.38%) ETL
3 29 (20.28%) Scrum
4 25 (17.48%) Business Intelligence
4 25 (17.48%) Migration
4 25 (17.48%) User Stories
5 21 (14.69%) MVC
6 15 (10.49%) Kimball Methodology
6 15 (10.49%) OO
6 15 (10.49%) Test Automation
7 14 (9.79%) Analytics
7 14 (9.79%) Data Migration
7 14 (9.79%) Problem-Solving
8 13 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
8 13 (9.09%) SDLC
9 12 (8.39%) DevOps
9 12 (8.39%) TDD
10 10 (6.99%) Data Modelling
10 10 (6.99%) Performance Testing
11 9 (6.29%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 133 (93.01%) SQL
2 46 (32.17%) C#
3 32 (22.38%) JavaScript
4 21 (14.69%) C
5 15 (10.49%) Python
6 12 (8.39%) Java
7 11 (7.69%) C++
8 9 (6.29%) VBA
9 7 (4.90%) PL/SQL
9 7 (4.90%) Shell Script
10 6 (4.20%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 4 (2.80%) VB.NET
11 4 (2.80%) X++
12 3 (2.10%) HiveQL
12 3 (2.10%) PowerShell
12 3 (2.10%) Scala
12 3 (2.10%) TypeScript
13 2 (1.40%) PHP
13 2 (1.40%) VBScript
14 1 (0.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (5.59%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.90%) Degree
2 7 (4.90%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.20%) MCSE
3 6 (4.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.50%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (2.10%) MCSA
7 2 (1.40%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.29%) QA
2 3 (2.10%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.10%) GDPR
3 2 (1.40%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.10%) Docker
2 1 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.10%) Kibana
2 1 (0.70%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 67 (46.85%) Microsoft
2 17 (11.89%) Oracle
3 7 (4.90%) Tableau
4 5 (3.50%) Cognos
5 4 (2.80%) IBM
5 4 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.10%) Cloudera
6 3 (2.10%) Dell
6 3 (2.10%) SAP
6 3 (2.10%) Splunk
6 3 (2.10%) Talend
7 2 (1.40%) Northgate
8 1 (0.70%) Adobe
8 1 (0.70%) Capita
8 1 (0.70%) Epicor
8 1 (0.70%) Infragistics
8 1 (0.70%) VMware
8 1 (0.70%) Xamarin