Period
to 16 December 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 December 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 175 143
Rank change year-on-year -6 -32 +23
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 245 232 252
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.46% 1.38% 1.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.54% 3.90% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 167 167
South East median daily rate £400 £388 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +1.97% +8.57%
10th Percentile £281 £300 £290
90th Percentile £506 £500 £475
England median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 12
South East median hourly rate £34.50 £55.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.27% +29.41% +4.89%
10th Percentile £22.40 £51.00 £37.75
90th Percentile £46.20 £59.80 £45.00
England median hourly rate £23.00 £27.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year -14.81% -5.26% +20.00%

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 6,923 5,956 5,680
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 41.24% 35.47% 35.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,457 3,679 3,461
South East median daily rate £430 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £575 £556 £538
England median daily rate £475 £465 £425
% change year-on-year +2.15% +9.41% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 162 209
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.76% +9.33%
10th Percentile £23.55 £16.66 £14.90
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.00 £55.50
England median hourly rate £42.19 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year +5.48% +1.27% +5.33%

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 December 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 December 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 December 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
Surrey +15 79 £419 -1.47% 19
Thames Valley -3 66 £375 -3.23% 38
Hampshire -24 34 £363 -9.38% 33
West Sussex +3 26 £394 +12.50% 6
Berkshire -26 26 £400 - 24
Buckinghamshire +36 23 £373 +4.56% 6
Kent +7 19 £381 +8.93% 21
Oxfordshire +11 17 £413 - 8
East Sussex -28 8 £450 +30.43% 3
Middlesex +18 6 £325 -18.75%
T-SQL
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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.

1 234 (95.51%) SQL
2 169 (68.98%) SQL Server
3 101 (41.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 95 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
5 89 (36.33%) Microsoft
5 89 (36.33%) C#
6 79 (32.24%) .NET
7 67 (27.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 56 (22.86%) Finance
8 56 (22.86%) ETL
9 52 (21.22%) Migration
10 51 (20.82%) JavaScript
11 47 (19.18%) Microsoft Azure
12 45 (18.37%) Business Intelligence
13 43 (17.55%) Data Warehouse
13 43 (17.55%) SDLC
14 42 (17.14%) Test Automation
15 41 (16.73%) Data Migration
15 41 (16.73%) SQL Server 2012
15 41 (16.73%) Oracle
16 40 (16.33%) SQL Server 2016
17 39 (15.92%) ASP.NET
18 37 (15.10%) Scrum
18 37 (15.10%) Team Foundation Server
19 36 (14.69%) PL/SQL
19 36 (14.69%) MVC
20 35 (14.29%) .NET Framework
21 34 (13.88%) Visual Studio
21 34 (13.88%) Performance Tuning
22 33 (13.47%) AngularJS

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 15 (6.12%) IIS
2 12 (4.90%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.45%) CMS
4 5 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (2.04%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.41%) Documentum
6 1 (0.41%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.41%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (6.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (3.27%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (2.86%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (3.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.22%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (1.22%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.82%) SAP APO
3 2 (0.82%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.82%) SAP MDM
3 2 (0.82%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.41%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.41%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 47 (19.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (6.53%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.67%) Azure Data Factory
4 3 (1.22%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (1.22%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (1.22%) Office 365
4 3 (1.22%) Serverless
5 1 (0.41%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.41%) GitHub
5 1 (0.41%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.45%) Internet
2 4 (1.63%) HTTP
3 2 (0.82%) DNS
3 2 (0.82%) FTP
3 2 (0.82%) SAN
3 2 (0.82%) SMS
4 1 (0.41%) Broadband
4 1 (0.41%) ICMP
4 1 (0.41%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (68.98%) SQL Server
2 101 (41.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 67 (27.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 43 (17.55%) Data Warehouse
5 41 (16.73%) SQL Server 2012
6 40 (16.33%) SQL Server 2016
7 31 (12.65%) Relational Database
8 29 (11.84%) SQL Server 2008
9 28 (11.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 21 (8.57%) SQL Server 2014
11 19 (7.76%) Power BI
12 14 (5.71%) RDBMS
13 13 (5.31%) Azure SQL Database
13 13 (5.31%) SSDT
14 11 (4.49%) Oracle Database
15 10 (4.08%) Big Data
15 10 (4.08%) MySQL
16 8 (3.27%) DTS
16 8 (3.27%) OLAP
16 8 (3.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 37 (15.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 34 (13.88%) Visual Studio
3 18 (7.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 18 (7.35%) Subversion
4 16 (6.53%) Git (software)
5 15 (6.12%) JIRA
6 12 (4.90%) Selenium
7 10 (4.08%) WebDriver
8 9 (3.67%) Eclipse
8 9 (3.67%) PyCharm
8 9 (3.67%) TeamCity
9 6 (2.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (1.63%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (1.63%) Toad
10 4 (1.63%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (1.22%) JMeter
12 2 (0.82%) Moq
12 2 (0.82%) Protractor
13 1 (0.41%) Bitbucket
13 1 (0.41%) SoapUI
General
1 56 (22.86%) Finance
2 8 (3.27%) Retail
3 6 (2.45%) Back Office
4 5 (2.04%) Banking
5 2 (0.82%) Advertising
6 1 (0.41%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.41%) Publishing
6 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 151 (61.63%) Developer
2 73 (29.80%) SQL Developer
3 39 (15.92%) .NET Developer
4 35 (14.29%) DBA
5 33 (13.47%) SQL DBA
6 26 (10.61%) Analyst
7 21 (8.57%) ETL Developer
8 20 (8.16%) SQL Server Developer
8 20 (8.16%) SSIS Developer
9 19 (7.76%) SQL Server DBA
10 18 (7.35%) C# Developer
11 16 (6.53%) Senior Developer
11 16 (6.53%) T-SQL Developer
12 14 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 13 (5.31%) Senior DBA
14 12 (4.90%) C# .NET Developer
14 12 (4.90%) Oracle Developer
15 11 (4.49%) Full Stack Developer
15 11 (4.49%) Software Developer
15 11 (4.49%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (32.24%) .NET
2 39 (15.92%) ASP.NET
3 35 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 33 (13.47%) AngularJS
4 33 (13.47%) ASP.NET Web API
5 32 (13.06%) jQuery
6 29 (11.84%) CSS
7 28 (11.43%) Entity Framework
8 27 (11.02%) Web Services
9 23 (9.39%) ASP.NET MVC
10 22 (8.98%) XML
11 20 (8.16%) HTML
11 20 (8.16%) JSON
12 19 (7.76%) WCF
13 16 (6.53%) RESTful
14 15 (6.12%) .NET Core
15 14 (5.71%) Ajax
15 14 (5.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 12 (4.90%) HTML5
17 8 (3.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.90%) Clustering
3 11 (4.49%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (3.27%) Reference Data
6 7 (2.86%) Data Centre
6 7 (2.86%) Data Structures
7 6 (2.45%) Reinsurance
7 6 (2.45%) Virtual Team
8 5 (2.04%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.63%) Replication
10 2 (0.82%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.82%) AS400
10 2 (0.82%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.82%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.82%) RIA
11 1 (0.41%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.41%) EPoS
11 1 (0.41%) Fintech
11 1 (0.41%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 29 (11.84%) Windows
2 16 (6.53%) Windows Server
3 15 (6.12%) Unix
4 9 (3.67%) Linux
5 3 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.41%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (22.86%) ETL
3 52 (21.22%) Migration
4 45 (18.37%) Business Intelligence
5 43 (17.55%) SDLC
6 42 (17.14%) Test Automation
7 41 (16.73%) Data Migration
8 37 (15.10%) Scrum
9 36 (14.69%) MVC
10 34 (13.88%) Performance Tuning
11 26 (10.61%) Manual Testing
12 22 (8.98%) TDD
13 21 (8.57%) Data Analysis
13 21 (8.57%) Problem-Solving
14 18 (7.35%) Data Modelling
14 18 (7.35%) Data Transformation
14 18 (7.35%) Unit Testing
15 16 (6.53%) Regression Testing
15 16 (6.53%) Scenario Testing
15 16 (6.53%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 234 (95.51%) SQL
2 89 (36.33%) C#
3 51 (20.82%) JavaScript
4 36 (14.69%) PL/SQL
5 27 (11.02%) Python
6 20 (8.16%) PowerShell
7 9 (3.67%) Java
8 8 (3.27%) Shell Script
9 7 (2.86%) VBA
10 6 (2.45%) VB
10 6 (2.45%) VB.NET
11 5 (2.04%) VBScript
12 2 (0.82%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.41%) C
13 1 (0.41%) C++
13 1 (0.41%) Delphi
13 1 (0.41%) PHP
13 1 (0.41%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.41%) VB6
13 1 (0.41%) X++
Qualifications
1 14 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 11 (4.49%) Degree
3 10 (4.08%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.63%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.41%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (10.61%) Data Quality
2 16 (6.53%) QA
3 4 (1.63%) GDPR
4 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.63%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.63%) Docker
2 2 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.41%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (4.08%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (1.22%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (1.22%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (1.22%) SCCM
2 3 (1.22%) SCOM
3 2 (0.82%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 89 (36.33%) Microsoft
2 41 (16.73%) Oracle
3 8 (3.27%) Talend
4 7 (2.86%) Sybase
4 7 (2.86%) Workday
5 4 (1.63%) Tableau
6 3 (1.22%) BMC
6 3 (1.22%) JD Edwards
6 3 (1.22%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.22%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.82%) Cloudera
7 2 (0.82%) DevExpress
7 2 (0.82%) HP
7 2 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.82%) SAP
7 2 (0.82%) Sun
7 2 (0.82%) VMware
8 1 (0.41%) Databricks
8 1 (0.41%) Snow
8 1 (0.41%) Teradata