Period
to 30 October 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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 119 152 199
Rank change year-on-year +33 +47 -35
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 41 217 211
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 1.13% 1.57% 1.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.56% 4.37% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 153 144
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £289 £312
90th Percentile £600 £488 £510
England median daily rate £440 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £29.00 £68.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.66% +107.58% -38.89%
10th Percentile £28.50 £52.75 £22.00
90th Percentile £29.50 £76.73 £44.40
England median hourly rate £52.50 £35.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +50.00% +52.17% -14.81%

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 1,152 4,964 6,748
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 31.75% 36.00% 40.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 711 3,049 4,320
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £313
90th Percentile £588 £588 £575
England median daily rate £488 £488 £475
% change year-on-year - +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 159 189
Median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - -
10th Percentile £12.40 £19.25 £22.35
90th Percentile £60.25 £72.50 £52.75
Median hourly rate £35.00 £44.51 £42.19
% change year-on-year -21.37% +5.50% +5.48%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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 +56 15 £386 -0.96% 10
Hampshire +56 10 £431 +7.81% 13
Berkshire +56 6 £500 +23.08% 1
Buckinghamshire +28 5 £398 +34.18% 3
West Sussex +11 5 £425 +4.94% 6
Surrey +58 4 £550 +29.41% 2
Oxfordshire +40 4 £305 -18.67% 6
Kent +19 4 £394 +5.00% 3
Middlesex - 1 £600 -
T-SQL
England

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 41 (100.00%) SQL
2 30 (73.17%) SQL Server
3 21 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (48.78%) .NET
5 19 (46.34%) Microsoft
6 16 (39.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (36.59%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (34.15%) C#
8 14 (34.15%) Azure
9 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
9 12 (29.27%) CSS
9 12 (29.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (26.83%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (24.39%) ASP.NET
11 10 (24.39%) HTML
11 10 (24.39%) Scrum
12 9 (21.95%) .NET Framework
12 9 (21.95%) XML
13 8 (19.51%) PL/SQL
13 8 (19.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (19.51%) Power Platform
14 7 (17.07%) Requirements Gathering
14 7 (17.07%) PowerShell
14 7 (17.07%) DevOps
14 7 (17.07%) Power BI
14 7 (17.07%) IIS
14 7 (17.07%) ITIL
14 7 (17.07%) ETL
14 7 (17.07%) MVC
14 7 (17.07%) Finance

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 7 (17.07%) IIS
2 4 (9.76%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.88%) Apache
3 2 (4.88%) Apache Spark
3 2 (4.88%) Apache Synapse
3 2 (4.88%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (34.15%) Azure
2 8 (19.51%) Power Platform
3 5 (12.20%) Azure Data Factory
4 3 (7.32%) Azure Functions
4 3 (7.32%) Serverless
5 2 (4.88%) Logic Apps
6 1 (2.44%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (2.44%) IaaS
6 1 (2.44%) PaaS
6 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.44%) DHCP
2 1 (2.44%) DNS
2 1 (2.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (73.17%) SQL Server
2 16 (39.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (29.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (26.83%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (19.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (17.07%) Power BI
7 5 (12.20%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 4 (9.76%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (9.76%) Data Lake
8 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (9.76%) Oracle Database
8 4 (9.76%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (7.32%) Cosmos DB
9 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
9 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (7.32%) Tableau
10 2 (4.88%) HDInsight
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Selenium
2 4 (9.76%) Subversion
2 4 (9.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (9.76%) Visual Studio
3 3 (7.32%) Cucumber
3 3 (7.32%) NUnit
4 2 (4.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (4.88%) Flyway
4 2 (4.88%) Gradle
4 2 (4.88%) JIRA
4 2 (4.88%) Liquibase
4 2 (4.88%) Moq
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (2.44%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.44%) Postman
5 1 (2.44%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (17.07%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Public Sector
3 1 (2.44%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Electronics
3 1 (2.44%) Front Office
3 1 (2.44%) Games
3 1 (2.44%) Law
3 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.44%) Marketing
3 1 (2.44%) Publishing
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (51.22%) Developer
2 7 (17.07%) .NET Developer
3 6 (14.63%) DBA
3 6 (14.63%) SQL DBA
4 5 (12.20%) Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Technical Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Applications Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Lead Developer
5 4 (9.76%) SQL Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Technical Leader
6 3 (7.32%) Applications Support
6 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (7.32%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (7.32%) C# Developer
6 3 (7.32%) CRM Developer
6 3 (7.32%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence Lead
7 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (48.78%) .NET
2 12 (29.27%) CSS
3 10 (24.39%) ASP.NET
3 10 (24.39%) HTML
4 9 (21.95%) .NET Framework
4 9 (21.95%) XML
5 4 (9.76%) AngularJS
5 4 (9.76%) Classic ASP
5 4 (9.76%) Entity Framework
5 4 (9.76%) Java EE
5 4 (9.76%) Spring
6 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (7.32%) React
6 3 (7.32%) Web Services
7 2 (4.88%) CSS3
7 2 (4.88%) HTML5
7 2 (4.88%) jQuery
7 2 (4.88%) LINQ
7 2 (4.88%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.88%) Data Structures
1 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
1 2 (4.88%) NHS
2 1 (2.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Windows
2 2 (4.88%) Linux
3 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.44%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.44%) Windows 2000
3 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.44%) Windows NT
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (36.59%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (24.39%) Scrum
4 7 (17.07%) DevOps
4 7 (17.07%) ETL
4 7 (17.07%) ITIL
4 7 (17.07%) MVC
4 7 (17.07%) Requirements Gathering
5 5 (12.20%) Analytics
5 5 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (12.20%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (12.20%) Project Delivery
5 5 (12.20%) Test Automation
6 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
6 4 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (9.76%) CRM
6 4 (9.76%) Data Migration
6 4 (9.76%) ITIL V3
6 4 (9.76%) OWASP
6 4 (9.76%) UML
Programming Languages
1 41 (100.00%) SQL
2 14 (34.15%) C#
3 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
4 8 (19.51%) PL/SQL
5 7 (17.07%) PowerShell
6 6 (14.63%) Java
7 5 (12.20%) VB.NET
8 4 (9.76%) Python
9 3 (7.32%) C++
9 3 (7.32%) U-SQL
9 3 (7.32%) VB
10 2 (4.88%) VB6
11 1 (2.44%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (2.44%) R
11 1 (2.44%) TypeScript
11 1 (2.44%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) DV Cleared
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.88%) MCAD
3 2 (4.88%) MCITP
3 2 (4.88%) MCPD
4 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) GDPR
2 1 (2.44%) HL7
2 1 (2.44%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (2.44%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (46.34%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.63%) Oracle
3 2 (4.88%) Databricks
3 2 (4.88%) VMware
4 1 (2.44%) Informatica
4 1 (2.44%) RedGate
4 1 (2.44%) SAP
4 1 (2.44%) Talend