Period
to 19 May 2019

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 19 May 2019 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
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 191 236 178
Rank change year-on-year +45 -58 +4
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 183 148 186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.24% 0.88% 1.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.24% 2.34% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 109 139
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% -
10th Percentile £263 £296 £297
90th Percentile £506 £495 £478
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £22.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% - -
England median hourly rate £32.63 £29.15 £16.75
% change year-on-year +11.92% +74.00% -54.10%

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 5,641 6,312 5,256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 38.23% 37.51% 34.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,559 3,833 3,168
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £289
90th Percentile £588 £563 £538
England median daily rate £485 £475 £440
% change year-on-year +2.11% +7.95% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 175 170
South East median hourly rate £45.60 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.29% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £21.09 £18.06 £15.23
90th Percentile £55.75 £52.50 £72.68
England median hourly rate £43.00 £41.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year +4.88% -1.20% +7.10%

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 19 May 2019.

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 19 May 2019. 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 +53 69 £390 -8.24% 2
Thames Valley +12 48 £425 +6.25% 11
Berkshire -26 25 £425 +4.62% 8
West Sussex +31 21 £403 - 4
Kent 0 18 £375 -6.25% 4
Hampshire -16 14 £400 - 10
Oxfordshire +35 12 £650 +67.74% 1
Buckinghamshire +23 11 £275 -33.73% 2
East Sussex -2 9 £475 +49.61% 1
T-SQL
England

For the 6 months to 19 May 2019, 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.

1 161 (87.98%) SQL
2 128 (69.95%) SQL Server
3 83 (45.36%) Agile Software Development
4 79 (43.17%) C#
5 78 (42.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 68 (37.16%) .NET
7 54 (29.51%) Business Intelligence
8 53 (28.96%) Data Warehouse
9 51 (27.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 50 (27.32%) JavaScript
11 48 (26.23%) Finance
12 46 (25.14%) CSS
13 43 (23.50%) ETL
14 42 (22.95%) OO
14 42 (22.95%) Power Platform
15 41 (22.40%) Microsoft
16 40 (21.86%) MVC
17 39 (21.31%) Power BI
18 37 (20.22%) HTML
18 37 (20.22%) .NET Framework
19 36 (19.67%) ASP.NET
19 36 (19.67%) Relational Database
20 35 (19.13%) Microsoft Azure
21 33 (18.03%) AngularJS
22 31 (16.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
23 30 (16.39%) jQuery
24 28 (15.30%) Test Automation
24 28 (15.30%) Entity Framework
25 27 (14.75%) Data Integration
26 26 (14.21%) Scrum

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 18 (9.84%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.19%) Confluence
3 3 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.64%) SAS
4 1 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (4.92%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (4.92%) Markit EDM
2 4 (2.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.64%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.55%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.55%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 42 (22.95%) Power Platform
2 35 (19.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.28%) Azure Data Factory
4 5 (2.73%) GitHub
4 5 (2.73%) Serverless
5 4 (2.19%) Azure Functions
6 3 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (1.64%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (1.64%) PowerApps
7 2 (1.09%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.09%) Azure Stack
7 2 (1.09%) Google Analytics
7 2 (1.09%) PaaS
8 1 (0.55%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.55%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.55%) npm
8 1 (0.55%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.37%) FTP
2 5 (2.73%) Network Security
3 2 (1.09%) SAN
4 1 (0.55%) Internet
4 1 (0.55%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (69.95%) SQL Server
2 78 (42.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 53 (28.96%) Data Warehouse
4 51 (27.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 39 (21.31%) Power BI
6 36 (19.67%) Relational Database
7 31 (16.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 20 (10.93%) SQL Server 2012
9 18 (9.84%) SQL Server 2016
10 16 (8.74%) SQL Server 2014
11 12 (6.56%) Azure SQL Database
12 10 (5.46%) OLAP
13 9 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
14 8 (4.37%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 7 (3.83%) MySQL
16 6 (3.28%) OLTP
16 6 (3.28%) Oracle OLAP
17 5 (2.73%) RDBMS
18 4 (2.19%) DTS
18 4 (2.19%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 21 (11.48%) Visual Studio
2 16 (8.74%) Git (software)
3 14 (7.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (6.56%) Selenium
5 11 (6.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 10 (5.46%) Eclipse
6 10 (5.46%) PyCharm
6 10 (5.46%) WebDriver
7 8 (4.37%) JIRA
8 3 (1.64%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (1.09%) git-flow
9 2 (1.09%) Subversion
10 1 (0.55%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.55%) Visual Studio Code
10 1 (0.55%) webpack
General
1 48 (26.23%) Finance
2 8 (4.37%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.19%) Back Office
3 4 (2.19%) Retail
4 3 (1.64%) Legal
5 1 (0.55%) Advertising
5 1 (0.55%) Automotive
5 1 (0.55%) Banking
5 1 (0.55%) Electronics
5 1 (0.55%) Law
5 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 127 (69.40%) Developer
2 47 (25.68%) SQL Developer
3 22 (12.02%) .NET Developer
4 21 (11.48%) Analyst
5 20 (10.93%) DBA
5 20 (10.93%) SQL DBA
6 19 (10.38%) Full Stack Developer
7 16 (8.74%) Angular Developer
7 16 (8.74%) Senior Developer
8 15 (8.20%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 14 (7.65%) SSIS Developer
10 12 (6.56%) SQL Server DBA
11 11 (6.01%) T-SQL Developer
12 10 (5.46%) Developer in Test
12 10 (5.46%) Senior Test Automation Developer
12 10 (5.46%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
12 10 (5.46%) Senior Test Engineer
12 10 (5.46%) Test Automation Developer
12 10 (5.46%) Test Automation Engineer
12 10 (5.46%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (37.16%) .NET
2 46 (25.14%) CSS
3 37 (20.22%) .NET Framework
3 37 (20.22%) HTML
4 36 (19.67%) ASP.NET
5 33 (18.03%) AngularJS
6 30 (16.39%) jQuery
7 28 (15.30%) Entity Framework
8 25 (13.66%) RESTful
8 25 (13.66%) XML
9 24 (13.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 24 (13.11%) SOAP
10 23 (12.57%) Web Services
11 22 (12.02%) JSON
12 18 (9.84%) ASP.NET Web API
13 15 (8.20%) Angular 2
13 15 (8.20%) WSDL
14 12 (6.56%) .NET Core
15 11 (6.01%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 10 (5.46%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.37%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.83%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.28%) Clustering
5 5 (2.73%) Algorithms
5 5 (2.73%) Reinsurance
6 4 (2.19%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.19%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.64%) Replication
8 2 (1.09%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.55%) Derivative
9 1 (0.55%) EPoS
9 1 (0.55%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.55%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.55%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.55%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.92%) Windows
2 8 (4.37%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.55%) Android
3 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.55%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (45.36%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (29.51%) Business Intelligence
3 43 (23.50%) ETL
4 42 (22.95%) OO
5 40 (21.86%) MVC
6 28 (15.30%) Test Automation
7 27 (14.75%) Data Integration
8 26 (14.21%) Scrum
9 25 (13.66%) Migration
9 25 (13.66%) TDD
10 24 (13.11%) BDD
10 24 (13.11%) Unit Testing
11 23 (12.57%) Manual Testing
12 21 (11.48%) SDLC
13 20 (10.93%) Performance Tuning
14 18 (9.84%) Data Migration
14 18 (9.84%) Data Modelling
14 18 (9.84%) OOP
14 18 (9.84%) SOLID
14 18 (9.84%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 161 (87.98%) SQL
2 79 (43.17%) C#
3 50 (27.32%) JavaScript
4 24 (13.11%) Python
5 14 (7.65%) PowerShell
5 14 (7.65%) VBA
6 10 (5.46%) Java
6 10 (5.46%) PL/SQL
6 10 (5.46%) VB.NET
7 7 (3.83%) VB
7 7 (3.83%) VB6
8 5 (2.73%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (0.55%) ES6
9 1 (0.55%) R
9 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.55%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.55%) X++
Qualifications
1 14 (7.65%) Degree
2 5 (2.73%) ISTQB
2 5 (2.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (2.19%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.64%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.09%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.09%) MCSA
5 2 (1.09%) MCSE
5 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.55%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.56%) QA
2 4 (2.19%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.09%) GDPR
4 1 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.64%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (3.28%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (1.09%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (1.09%) SCCM
2 2 (1.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 41 (22.40%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.56%) Oracle
3 11 (6.01%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (3.28%) Tableau
5 4 (2.19%) SAP
5 4 (2.19%) Talend
5 4 (2.19%) VMware
6 3 (1.64%) Telerik
7 2 (1.09%) BMC
7 2 (1.09%) Google
7 2 (1.09%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.09%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.09%) Sun
7 2 (1.09%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.55%) Informatica
8 1 (0.55%) SimCorp
8 1 (0.55%) Workday