Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 190 158 138
Rank change year-on-year -32 -20 +3
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 213 244 292
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.29% 1.50% 1.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.20% 4.26% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 177 201
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £313 £304 £258
90th Percentile £508 £500 £475
England median daily rate £425 £413 £365
% change year-on-year +3.03% +13.01% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 14
South East median hourly rate £33.00 £54.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.89% +27.06% +4.89%
10th Percentile £22.00 £50.50 £38.25
90th Percentile £44.40 £59.90 £45.00
England median hourly rate £24.50 £27.00 £37.85
% change year-on-year -9.26% -28.67% +75.31%

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 6,652 5,732 6,059
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 40.44% 35.23% 35.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,243 3,557 3,733
South East median daily rate £425 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £310 £290 £275
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 173 223
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £21.58 £17.30 £12.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £55.50
England median hourly rate £42.26 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.64% +6.67% +2.74%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -11 64 £400 +5.96% 60
Surrey -17 54 £398 -0.63% 12
Hampshire -35 29 £375 -3.23% 26
Berkshire -22 28 £413 +6.45% 40
West Sussex +7 27 £413 +20.00% 10
Buckinghamshire +17 21 £375 +5.26% 16
Kent -1 21 £413 +17.86% 14
Oxfordshire +2 15 £413 +3.13% 4
East Sussex -25 9 £450 +30.43% 3
Middlesex - 6 £325 -
T-SQL
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 208 (97.65%) SQL
2 150 (70.42%) SQL Server
3 98 (46.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 89 (41.78%) Microsoft
5 82 (38.50%) C#
6 79 (37.09%) .NET
7 76 (35.68%) Agile Software Development
8 55 (25.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 55 (25.82%) Oracle
9 47 (22.07%) JavaScript
10 45 (21.13%) ETL
11 44 (20.66%) Finance
11 44 (20.66%) Microsoft Azure
12 43 (20.19%) Migration
12 43 (20.19%) Business Intelligence
13 42 (19.72%) ASP.NET
13 42 (19.72%) Team Foundation Server
14 38 (17.84%) PL/SQL
15 37 (17.37%) Data Warehouse
15 37 (17.37%) MVC
16 35 (16.43%) SQL Server 2012
17 34 (15.96%) Visual Studio
18 33 (15.49%) Data Migration
19 32 (15.02%) SDLC
19 32 (15.02%) Scrum
20 31 (14.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 28 (13.15%) ASP.NET MVC
21 28 (13.15%) ASP.NET Web API
21 28 (13.15%) .NET Framework
21 28 (13.15%) Microsoft Excel

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 (8.45%) IIS
2 16 (7.51%) SharePoint
3 10 (4.69%) CMS
4 9 (4.23%) SharePoint 2010
4 9 (4.23%) Umbraco
5 3 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.47%) Apache
6 1 (0.47%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.47%) Documentum
6 1 (0.47%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.47%) SAS
6 1 (0.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 28 (13.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (5.63%) MS Visio
3 10 (4.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (2.82%) SAP APO
1 6 (2.82%) SAP MM
2 5 (2.35%) SAP MDM
3 4 (1.88%) SAP ERP
4 3 (1.41%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.47%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.47%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 44 (20.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (6.10%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (4.23%) Azure Data Factory
4 3 (1.41%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (1.41%) Office 365
5 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.47%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.35%) Internet
2 3 (1.41%) HTTP
3 2 (0.94%) SMS
4 1 (0.47%) Broadband
4 1 (0.47%) DNS
4 1 (0.47%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.47%) SAN
4 1 (0.47%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (70.42%) SQL Server
2 98 (46.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 55 (25.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 37 (17.37%) Data Warehouse
5 35 (16.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 31 (14.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 23 (10.80%) Relational Database
7 23 (10.80%) SQL Server 2016
8 22 (10.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 17 (7.98%) Power BI
10 15 (7.04%) Big Data
10 15 (7.04%) Oracle Database
11 13 (6.10%) SSDT
12 12 (5.63%) MySQL
13 11 (5.16%) SQL Server 2014
14 10 (4.69%) RDBMS
15 8 (3.76%) Azure SQL Database
15 8 (3.76%) Data Lake
15 8 (3.76%) NoSQL
16 7 (3.29%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 42 (19.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 34 (15.96%) Visual Studio
3 15 (7.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 13 (6.10%) Git (software)
5 11 (5.16%) JIRA
5 11 (5.16%) Subversion
6 9 (4.23%) TeamCity
7 6 (2.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (1.88%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (1.41%) Selenium
9 3 (1.41%) Toad
9 3 (1.41%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.94%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.94%) JMeter
10 2 (0.94%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.94%) Moq
10 2 (0.94%) Protractor
10 2 (0.94%) PyCharm
10 2 (0.94%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.47%) Jenkins
General
1 44 (20.66%) Finance
2 6 (2.82%) Back Office
3 5 (2.35%) Banking
3 5 (2.35%) Retail
4 4 (1.88%) Advertising
5 2 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.94%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.47%) Electronics
6 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.47%) Marketing
6 1 (0.47%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 138 (64.79%) Developer
2 69 (32.39%) SQL Developer
3 36 (16.90%) .NET Developer
4 22 (10.33%) Analyst
5 20 (9.39%) DBA
6 18 (8.45%) SQL DBA
7 17 (7.98%) C# Developer
8 15 (7.04%) SQL Server Developer
9 14 (6.57%) Full Stack Developer
9 14 (6.57%) SSIS Developer
10 13 (6.10%) T-SQL Developer
11 11 (5.16%) ASP.NET Developer
11 11 (5.16%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 11 (5.16%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 11 (5.16%) C# .NET Developer
11 11 (5.16%) ETL Developer
12 10 (4.69%) Oracle Developer
12 10 (4.69%) SQL Server DBA
13 9 (4.23%) Senior Developer
13 9 (4.23%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (37.09%) .NET
2 42 (19.72%) ASP.NET
3 28 (13.15%) .NET Framework
3 28 (13.15%) ASP.NET MVC
3 28 (13.15%) ASP.NET Web API
4 27 (12.68%) jQuery
5 25 (11.74%) AngularJS
5 25 (11.74%) Web Services
6 24 (11.27%) Entity Framework
6 24 (11.27%) HTML
7 23 (10.80%) CSS
8 21 (9.86%) WCF
8 21 (9.86%) XML
9 20 (9.39%) JSON
10 14 (6.57%) Ajax
11 13 (6.10%) HTML5
11 13 (6.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 12 (5.63%) .NET Core
13 11 (5.16%) REST
14 10 (4.69%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (4.69%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (4.69%) Virtual Team
3 9 (4.23%) Data Structures
4 7 (3.29%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.82%) Reinsurance
6 4 (1.88%) AS400
6 4 (1.88%) Reference Data
7 3 (1.41%) Clustering
7 3 (1.41%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.94%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.94%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.94%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.94%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.94%) Replication
8 2 (0.94%) RIA
9 1 (0.47%) Fintech
9 1 (0.47%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.47%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (9.39%) Windows
2 16 (7.51%) Unix
3 10 (4.69%) Linux
4 7 (3.29%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.47%) Android
7 1 (0.47%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.47%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (35.68%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (21.13%) ETL
3 43 (20.19%) Business Intelligence
3 43 (20.19%) Migration
4 37 (17.37%) MVC
5 33 (15.49%) Data Migration
6 32 (15.02%) Scrum
6 32 (15.02%) SDLC
7 23 (10.80%) Data Modelling
7 23 (10.80%) Performance Tuning
8 22 (10.33%) Analytics
9 21 (9.86%) Data Transformation
9 21 (9.86%) Test Automation
10 17 (7.98%) TDD
11 15 (7.04%) Data Analysis
11 15 (7.04%) ERP
11 15 (7.04%) User Stories
12 14 (6.57%) User Acceptance Testing
13 13 (6.10%) Manual Testing
13 13 (6.10%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 208 (97.65%) SQL
2 82 (38.50%) C#
3 47 (22.07%) JavaScript
4 38 (17.84%) PL/SQL
5 17 (7.98%) Python
6 14 (6.57%) PowerShell
7 13 (6.10%) VBA
8 11 (5.16%) Shell Script
9 10 (4.69%) VB
10 9 (4.23%) VB.NET
10 9 (4.23%) VBScript
11 6 (2.82%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 3 (1.41%) Java
13 2 (0.94%) PHP
14 1 (0.47%) C
14 1 (0.47%) C++
14 1 (0.47%) Delphi
14 1 (0.47%) HiveQL
14 1 (0.47%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.47%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (5.16%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.29%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.41%) Degree
3 3 (1.41%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.94%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.47%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (11.27%) Data Quality
2 13 (6.10%) QA
3 4 (1.88%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (1.88%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.94%) Docker
4 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (2.82%) HP ALM
2 2 (0.94%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.47%) Kibana
3 1 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 89 (41.78%) Microsoft
2 55 (25.82%) Oracle
3 10 (4.69%) SAP
4 7 (3.29%) Sybase
4 7 (3.29%) Workday
5 6 (2.82%) Cloudera
5 6 (2.82%) HP
5 6 (2.82%) Tableau
6 5 (2.35%) JD Edwards
6 5 (2.35%) Talend
7 3 (1.41%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.41%) VMware
8 2 (0.94%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.47%) Databricks
9 1 (0.47%) F5
9 1 (0.47%) Infragistics
9 1 (0.47%) Kofax
9 1 (0.47%) Snow
9 1 (0.47%) Splunk
9 1 (0.47%) Teradata