Period
to 25 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 25 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 West
6 months to
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 130 113 123
Rank change year-on-year -17 +10 -25
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 79 120 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.44% 1.89% 1.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.56% 4.67% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 82 54
South West median daily rate £405 £418 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.99% +11.33% +11.11%
10th Percentile £332 £313 £298
90th Percentile £498 £500 £488
England median daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
South West median hourly rate £24.25 £40.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.12% +1.25% +60.00%
10th Percentile £21.43 £37.75 £37.50
90th Percentile £28.48 £43.25 £42.50
England median hourly rate £25.35 £24.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +5.63% -31.43% +105.82%

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 West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,222 2,570 1,988
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 40.61% 40.50% 38.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,460 1,651 1,231
South West median daily rate £450 £433 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.05% +8.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £275
90th Percentile £583 £588 £556
England median daily rate £488 £485 £475
% change year-on-year +0.52% +2.11% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 111 81
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +16.88% -3.75%
10th Percentile £23.05 £33.75 £22.50
90th Percentile £53.50 £50.00 £48.00
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

T-SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing T-SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for T-SQL in the South West

T-SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing T-SQL in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for T-SQL in the South West

T-SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing T-SQL in the South West over the 6 months to 25 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for T-SQL in the South West

T-SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing T-SQL in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for T-SQL in the South West

T-SQL
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 25 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
Bristol +11 42 £375 -13.29% 10
Wiltshire 0 14 £450 +9.76% 5
Gloucestershire +10 13 £375 -11.76% 8
Somerset -2 9 £475 +42.86% 4
Dorset -7 1 - - 6
T-SQL
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 West region with a requirement for T-SQL.

1 71 (89.87%) SQL
2 48 (60.76%) SQL Server
3 33 (41.77%) Azure
4 31 (39.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 29 (36.71%) Business Intelligence
6 24 (30.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 20 (25.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 16 (20.25%) Power BI
8 16 (20.25%) Power Platform
9 15 (18.99%) DevOps
10 14 (17.72%) .NET
11 13 (16.46%) C#
11 13 (16.46%) Migration
12 12 (15.19%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (15.19%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 11 (13.92%) JavaScript
14 10 (12.66%) ETL
14 10 (12.66%) Data Migration
14 10 (12.66%) Team Foundation Server
15 9 (11.39%) Azure Data Factory
15 9 (11.39%) Kimball Methodology
15 9 (11.39%) ASP.NET
16 8 (10.13%) Agile Software Development
16 8 (10.13%) CSS
16 8 (10.13%) HTML
16 8 (10.13%) Python
16 8 (10.13%) Git (software)
16 8 (10.13%) Visual Studio Team System
16 8 (10.13%) AngularJS
17 7 (8.86%) ETL Development

T-SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 3 (3.80%) CMS
1 3 (3.80%) DNN
2 1 (1.27%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.80%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 33 (41.77%) Azure
2 16 (20.25%) Power Platform
3 9 (11.39%) Azure Data Factory
4 7 (8.86%) GitHub
5 6 (7.59%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.27%) DNS
1 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (60.76%) SQL Server
2 31 (39.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (30.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (25.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 16 (20.25%) Power BI
6 12 (15.19%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (6.33%) MS Access
7 5 (6.33%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (5.06%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 3 (3.80%) DB2
10 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (1.27%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (1.27%) Neo4j
11 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (12.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (10.13%) Git (software)
2 8 (10.13%) Visual Studio Team System
3 7 (8.86%) Selenium
4 6 (7.59%) Bitbucket
4 6 (7.59%) gulp
4 6 (7.59%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (7.59%) Postman
4 6 (7.59%) SoapUI
4 6 (7.59%) webpack
5 2 (2.53%) JIRA
5 2 (2.53%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.27%) NUnit
6 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 51 (64.56%) Developer
2 21 (26.58%) SQL Developer
3 19 (24.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 10 (12.66%) Azure Engineer
4 10 (12.66%) Data Engineer
5 9 (11.39%) .NET Developer
6 8 (10.13%) DBA
6 8 (10.13%) SQL BI Developer
7 7 (8.86%) SQL DBA
8 6 (7.59%) Analyst
8 6 (7.59%) Tableau Developer
8 6 (7.59%) T-SQL Developer
9 5 (6.33%) Azure Developer
9 5 (6.33%) Power BI Developer
10 4 (5.06%) Data Analyst
10 4 (5.06%) SQL Server DBA
11 3 (3.80%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 3 (3.80%) Consultant
11 3 (3.80%) Python Developer
11 3 (3.80%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.72%) .NET
2 9 (11.39%) ASP.NET
3 8 (10.13%) AngularJS
3 8 (10.13%) CSS
3 8 (10.13%) HTML
4 7 (8.86%) JSON
4 7 (8.86%) MDX
5 6 (7.59%) .NET Core
5 6 (7.59%) .NET Framework
5 6 (7.59%) Angular 2
5 6 (7.59%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (7.59%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (7.59%) Entity Framework
5 6 (7.59%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (3.80%) ADO
6 3 (3.80%) DAO
6 3 (3.80%) ODBC
7 1 (1.27%) Middleware
7 1 (1.27%) Node.js
7 1 (1.27%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.80%) AS400
2 3 (3.80%) User Experience
3 2 (2.53%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (36.71%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (18.99%) DevOps
3 13 (16.46%) Migration
4 10 (12.66%) Data Migration
4 10 (12.66%) ETL
5 9 (11.39%) Kimball Methodology
6 8 (10.13%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (8.86%) ETL Development
8 6 (7.59%) MVC
9 5 (6.33%) Release Automation
10 4 (5.06%) User Stories
11 3 (3.80%) Content Management
11 3 (3.80%) Dashboard Development
11 3 (3.80%) Data Extraction
11 3 (3.80%) ERP
12 2 (2.53%) Business Analysis
12 2 (2.53%) Data Analysis
12 2 (2.53%) Data Modelling
12 2 (2.53%) Self-Awareness
12 2 (2.53%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 71 (89.87%) SQL
2 13 (16.46%) C#
3 12 (15.19%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 11 (13.92%) JavaScript
5 8 (10.13%) Python
6 7 (8.86%) PowerShell
7 4 (5.06%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (7.59%) SC Cleared
1 6 (7.59%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.80%) Degree
3 1 (1.27%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.27%) QA
1 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (7.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (7.59%) Microsoft
1 6 (7.59%) Tableau
2 5 (6.33%) Databricks
3 4 (5.06%) RedGate
4 3 (3.80%) MAPICS
4 3 (3.80%) SAP
5 1 (1.27%) Informatica
5 1 (1.27%) Teradata