Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 159 191 192
Rank change year-on-year +32 +1 -18
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 156 210 192
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.46% 1.31% 1.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.25% 3.24% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 146 149
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.01%
10th Percentile £313 £266 £300
90th Percentile £500 £525 £528
England median daily rate £430 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +1.18% +3.66% +3.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
South East median hourly rate £74.75 £42.50 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.88% -19.05% +23.53%
10th Percentile £72.43 £24.05 £50.50
90th Percentile £78.08 £47.75 £54.50
England median hourly rate £29.25 £24.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +21.88% -26.15% +91.12%

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 3,668 6,472 6,078
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 34.34% 40.49% 36.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,291 4,166 3,720
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £310 £313 £300
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
England median daily rate £488 £485 £475
% change year-on-year +0.52% +2.11% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 175 145
South East median hourly rate £41.50 £45.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.78% - +9.76%
10th Percentile £18.25 £21.25 £19.53
90th Percentile £72.18 £52.50 £51.00
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 February 2020.

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 February 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 +68 72 £425 +13.33% 38
Berkshire +45 41 £425 +13.33% 25
Hampshire +48 27 £438 +16.67% 27
Surrey +4 18 £425 +6.92% 23
Buckinghamshire +26 17 £388 +40.91% 6
West Sussex +32 15 £381 +0.66% 11
Oxfordshire +20 14 £375 -14.29% 7
East Sussex +16 9 £463 +1.65% 13
Kent +1 8 £375 - 4
Sussex - 7 £488 -
T-SQL
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 145 (92.95%) SQL
2 99 (63.46%) SQL Server
3 71 (45.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 65 (41.67%) Azure
4 65 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
5 63 (40.38%) .NET
6 53 (33.97%) Microsoft
6 53 (33.97%) Agile Software Development
7 52 (33.33%) ETL
7 52 (33.33%) C#
8 51 (32.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 49 (31.41%) Power BI
9 49 (31.41%) Power Platform
10 45 (28.85%) Data Warehouse
11 34 (21.79%) ASP.NET
12 33 (21.15%) JavaScript
12 33 (21.15%) MVC
13 31 (19.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 29 (18.59%) .NET Framework
15 28 (17.95%) Microsoft Excel
15 28 (17.95%) DevOps
16 27 (17.31%) AngularJS
16 27 (17.31%) TDD
16 27 (17.31%) Azure SQL Database
17 26 (16.67%) Git (software)
17 26 (16.67%) Degree
18 25 (16.03%) XML
19 22 (14.10%) CSS
20 21 (13.46%) HTML
20 21 (13.46%) SQL Server 2008

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 2 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (1.28%) CMS
1 2 (1.28%) EPiServer
2 1 (0.64%) IIS
Applications
1 28 (17.95%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.64%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 65 (41.67%) Azure
2 49 (31.41%) Power Platform
3 12 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
3 12 (7.69%) Azure Data Factory
3 12 (7.69%) Azure Functions
3 12 (7.69%) Serverless
4 7 (4.49%) AWS
5 4 (2.56%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (1.92%) IaaS
6 3 (1.92%) PaaS
6 3 (1.92%) SaaS
7 2 (1.28%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.28%) GitHub
7 2 (1.28%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.64%) GCP
8 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Flow
8 1 (0.64%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.21%) DNS
2 3 (1.92%) Network Security
3 1 (0.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (63.46%) SQL Server
2 71 (45.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 51 (32.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 49 (31.41%) Power BI
5 45 (28.85%) Data Warehouse
6 31 (19.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 27 (17.31%) Azure SQL Database
8 21 (13.46%) SQL Server 2008
9 15 (9.62%) Cosmos DB
9 15 (9.62%) SQL Server 2012
10 14 (8.97%) Data Lake
11 12 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
11 12 (7.69%) SSDT
12 11 (7.05%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 11 (7.05%) OLAP
12 11 (7.05%) Relational Database
13 10 (6.41%) SQLite
14 8 (5.13%) Biml
14 8 (5.13%) Oracle OLAP
15 6 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 26 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 10 (6.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (6.41%) Visual Studio Team System
3 9 (5.77%) Selenium
3 9 (5.77%) Visual Studio
4 8 (5.13%) NUnit
4 8 (5.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 6 (3.85%) JIRA
5 6 (3.85%) tSQLt
6 4 (2.56%) Android Studio
7 3 (1.92%) Visual Studio Code
8 1 (0.64%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.64%) Subversion
General
1 20 (12.82%) Finance
2 8 (5.13%) Legal
3 6 (3.85%) Retail
4 5 (3.21%) Public Sector
5 4 (2.56%) Local Government
6 3 (1.92%) Automotive
6 3 (1.92%) Back Office
6 3 (1.92%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.64%) Law
7 1 (0.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 102 (65.38%) Developer
2 44 (28.21%) .NET Developer
3 25 (16.03%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 22 (14.10%) SQL Developer
5 19 (12.18%) Analyst
6 17 (10.90%) Azure Developer
7 15 (9.62%) DBA
8 12 (7.69%) SQL DBA
9 11 (7.05%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 11 (7.05%) Senior Developer
10 9 (5.77%) SQL BI Developer
11 8 (5.13%) ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (5.13%) Data Engineer
11 8 (5.13%) Senior .NET Developer
12 7 (4.49%) React Developer
13 6 (3.85%) Administrator
13 6 (3.85%) ETL Developer
13 6 (3.85%) Lead Developer
13 6 (3.85%) SQL Server Developer
14 5 (3.21%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (40.38%) .NET
2 34 (21.79%) ASP.NET
3 29 (18.59%) .NET Framework
4 27 (17.31%) AngularJS
5 25 (16.03%) XML
6 22 (14.10%) CSS
7 21 (13.46%) HTML
8 20 (12.82%) .NET Core
9 19 (12.18%) ASP.NET Web API
9 19 (12.18%) Entity Framework
10 14 (8.97%) ASP.NET Core
10 14 (8.97%) jQuery
10 14 (8.97%) MDX
10 14 (8.97%) React
11 13 (8.33%) JSON
12 12 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (7.05%) LINQ
13 11 (7.05%) REST
14 9 (5.77%) Vue.js
15 8 (5.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 6 (3.85%) Smartphone
4 3 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.92%) NHS
5 2 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.28%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.28%) Replication
5 2 (1.28%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.64%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.64%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.64%) PKI
6 1 (0.64%) Reinsurance
6 1 (0.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.41%) Android
2 6 (3.85%) Apple iOS
2 6 (3.85%) Windows
3 5 (3.21%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.28%) Linux
5 1 (0.64%) Unix
5 1 (0.64%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
2 53 (33.97%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (33.33%) ETL
4 33 (21.15%) MVC
5 28 (17.95%) DevOps
6 27 (17.31%) TDD
7 21 (13.46%) Test Automation
8 20 (12.82%) BDD
9 19 (12.18%) UML
10 17 (10.90%) Analytics
11 16 (10.26%) Performance Tuning
11 16 (10.26%) Unit Testing
12 14 (8.97%) Data Modelling
13 13 (8.33%) Scrum
14 12 (7.69%) Business Analysis
14 12 (7.69%) Business Analytics
14 12 (7.69%) Computer Science
14 12 (7.69%) Kimball Methodology
14 12 (7.69%) SDLC
15 11 (7.05%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 145 (92.95%) SQL
2 52 (33.33%) C#
3 33 (21.15%) JavaScript
4 17 (10.90%) PowerShell
5 15 (9.62%) Python
6 7 (4.49%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 6 (3.85%) TypeScript
8 5 (3.21%) Scala
9 4 (2.56%) Java
9 4 (2.56%) Kotlin
9 4 (2.56%) VBA
9 4 (2.56%) VBScript
10 2 (1.28%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.28%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.28%) XAML
11 1 (0.64%) ES6
11 1 (0.64%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (16.67%) Degree
2 11 (7.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (5.77%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.77%) Security Cleared
4 7 (4.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (3.85%) ACCA
5 6 (3.85%) CIMA
6 4 (2.56%) MCSE
7 3 (1.92%) MCDBA
7 3 (1.92%) MCITP
8 1 (0.64%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.64%) ISEB
8 1 (0.64%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.64%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.56%) QA
2 3 (1.92%) GDPR
3 2 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.64%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.64%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 17 (10.90%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.85%) Docker
3 1 (0.64%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (3.21%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.92%) Terraform
3 2 (1.28%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.64%) Foglight
4 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.64%) MIIS
Vendors
1 53 (33.97%) Microsoft
2 20 (12.82%) Tableau
3 19 (12.18%) Oracle
4 12 (7.69%) Xamarin
5 7 (4.49%) Databricks
6 3 (1.92%) Citrix
6 3 (1.92%) Google
6 3 (1.92%) Teradata
7 2 (1.28%) Cognos
7 2 (1.28%) SAP
8 1 (0.64%) IBM
8 1 (0.64%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.64%) TARGIT
8 1 (0.64%) Telerik
8 1 (0.64%) VMware