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 3 months to 29 March 2017 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 95 91
Rank change year-on-year +4 -4  
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 52 41 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.02% 1.41% 1.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.08% 3.70% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 33 44
Median daily rate £363 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £301 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £473 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £20.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -23.07% -  

T-SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1023 1108 1166
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 39.67% 38.13% 37.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 636 660 737
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £300 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 111 59
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +21.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.53 £25.50 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

T-SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing T-SQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -5 15 £405 +8.00% 11
Gloucestershire +10 11 £275 -12.00% 1
Somerset +12 9 £363 -12.12% 4
Wiltshire - 9 £375 - 1
Devon 0 3 £488 +62.58% 3
Dorset +3 1 £225 -56.62% 4
T-SQL
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing T-SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for T-SQL.

1 105 (91.30%) SQL
2 98 (85.22%) SQL Server
3 63 (54.78%) Microsoft
4 57 (49.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 54 (46.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 44 (38.26%) C#
7 43 (37.39%) .NET
8 39 (33.91%) Business Intelligence
9 37 (32.17%) SQL Server 2012
10 33 (28.70%) MS Excel
11 31 (26.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 29 (25.22%) SQL Server 2008
13 26 (22.61%) Data Warehouse
13 26 (22.61%) SQL Server 2014
14 24 (20.87%) JavaScript
15 22 (19.13%) Windows
15 22 (19.13%) ETL
16 21 (18.26%) ASP.NET
17 20 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
17 20 (17.39%) Windows Server
18 19 (16.52%) Agile Software Development
19 18 (15.65%) Migration
20 15 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web API
20 15 (13.04%) Data Migration
21 14 (12.17%) HTML
21 14 (12.17%) Data Modelling
21 14 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
22 13 (11.30%) MVC
23 12 (10.43%) CRM
23 12 (10.43%) .NET Framework

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 7 (6.09%) IIS
1 7 (6.09%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.35%) WebSphere
2 5 (4.35%) WebSphere Portal
3 4 (3.48%) CMS
4 3 (2.61%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 33 (28.70%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.48%) MS Office
3 2 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (6.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (2.61%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.87%) Sage 1000
4 1 (0.87%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.87%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.74%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (85.22%) SQL Server
2 57 (49.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 54 (46.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 37 (32.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 31 (26.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 29 (25.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 26 (22.61%) Data Warehouse
7 26 (22.61%) SQL Server 2014
8 10 (8.70%) Relational Database
8 10 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (7.83%) RDBMS
10 7 (6.09%) DTS
11 6 (5.22%) MySQL
11 6 (5.22%) SQL Server 2000
12 5 (4.35%) MS Access
12 5 (4.35%) QlikView
13 4 (3.48%) Power BI
14 3 (2.61%) BusinessObjects
14 3 (2.61%) OLTP
15 2 (1.74%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 20 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (6.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 7 (6.09%) Visual Studio
3 5 (4.35%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.61%) NUnit
5 2 (1.74%) JIRA
5 2 (1.74%) MSBuild
5 2 (1.74%) MSTest
5 2 (1.74%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.87%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.87%) MSI
6 1 (0.87%) Subversion
6 1 (0.87%) WiX
General
1 11 (9.57%) Finance
2 8 (6.96%) Advertising
2 8 (6.96%) Manufacturing
2 8 (6.96%) Marketing
2 8 (6.96%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.09%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 74 (64.35%) Developer
2 33 (28.70%) SQL Developer
3 23 (20.00%) DBA
4 19 (16.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 19 (16.52%) SSIS Developer
5 17 (14.78%) SQL DBA
6 15 (13.04%) .NET Developer
7 14 (12.17%) SQL Server Developer
8 13 (11.30%) T-SQL Developer
9 11 (9.57%) SSRS Developer
10 10 (8.70%) Administrator
11 9 (7.83%) C# .NET Developer
11 9 (7.83%) C# Developer
12 8 (6.96%) Business Developer
12 8 (6.96%) Consultant
12 8 (6.96%) SQL BI Developer
13 7 (6.09%) Database Developer
13 7 (6.09%) SQL Server DBA
14 6 (5.22%) SSAS Developer
15 5 (4.35%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (37.39%) .NET
2 21 (18.26%) ASP.NET
3 15 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web API
4 14 (12.17%) HTML
5 12 (10.43%) .NET Framework
6 10 (8.70%) AngularJS
6 10 (8.70%) CSS
6 10 (8.70%) XML
7 9 (7.83%) HTML5
8 8 (6.96%) jQuery
8 8 (6.96%) Web Services
9 7 (6.09%) Silverlight
10 6 (5.22%) JSON
10 6 (5.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (5.22%) WCF
11 5 (4.35%) IBM Integration Bus
11 5 (4.35%) SOAP
12 4 (3.48%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (3.48%) Entity Framework
13 3 (2.61%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.22%) Data Structures
2 6 (5.22%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.35%) N-Tier
4 4 (3.48%) Clustering
4 4 (3.48%) Replication
5 2 (1.74%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.74%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.74%) FMCG
5 2 (1.74%) User Experience
6 1 (0.87%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.87%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.87%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.87%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 22 (19.13%) Windows
2 20 (17.39%) Windows Server
3 5 (4.35%) Unix
4 3 (2.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (33.91%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (19.13%) ETL
3 19 (16.52%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (15.65%) Migration
5 15 (13.04%) Data Migration
6 14 (12.17%) Data Modelling
7 13 (11.30%) MVC
8 12 (10.43%) CRM
9 11 (9.57%) Performance Tuning
10 10 (8.70%) High Availability
11 9 (7.83%) Data Cleansing
11 9 (7.83%) Kimball Methodology
11 9 (7.83%) Scrum
12 8 (6.96%) Content Management
12 8 (6.96%) Data Analysis
13 7 (6.09%) Digital Marketing
13 7 (6.09%) Programme Management
13 7 (6.09%) Release Management
14 6 (5.22%) Database Security
14 6 (5.22%) Issue Tracking
Programming Languages
1 105 (91.30%) SQL
2 44 (38.26%) C#
3 24 (20.87%) JavaScript
4 11 (9.57%) VB.NET
5 7 (6.09%) PHP
5 7 (6.09%) PowerShell
5 7 (6.09%) VB
6 5 (4.35%) VBScript
7 4 (3.48%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.61%) C++
9 2 (1.74%) VB6
9 2 (1.74%) VBA
10 1 (0.87%) C
10 1 (0.87%) PHP 5
10 1 (0.87%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.87%) X++
Qualifications
1 10 (8.70%) SC Cleared
1 10 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.96%) Degree
3 1 (0.87%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.87%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.87%) HL7
1 1 (0.87%) QA
1 1 (0.87%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.74%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.74%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.74%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.87%) Puppet
Vendors
1 63 (54.78%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.70%) Oracle
3 7 (6.09%) SAP
3 7 (6.09%) Xamarin
4 6 (5.22%) VMware
5 5 (4.35%) IBM
5 5 (4.35%) Tableau
6 2 (1.74%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (0.87%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.87%) RedGate
7 1 (0.87%) Sage
7 1 (0.87%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.87%) Twitter
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