Period
to 17 July 2019

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 17 July 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 West
6 months to
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 130 102 116
Rank change year-on-year -28 +14 +17
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 96 107 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.53% 2.02% 1.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.73% 5.13% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 82 68
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +18.52%
10th Percentile £305 £287 £306
90th Percentile £575 £499 £481
England median daily rate £415 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +0.61% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
South West median hourly rate £40.50 - £25.00
England median hourly rate £27.94 £29.15 £34.00
% change year-on-year -4.15% -14.26% -6.85%

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 2,572 2,085 2,091
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 40.99% 39.27% 37.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,617 1,299 1,281
South West median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +3.81%
10th Percentile £306 £275 £265
90th Percentile £600 £550 £513
England median daily rate £480 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 97 124
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16% +2.38%
10th Percentile £35.00 £26.75 £31.25
90th Percentile £52.75 £48.75 £53.75
England median hourly rate £43.50 £41.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year +4.82% +0.61% +10.00%

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 17 July 2019.

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 17 July 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
Bristol +11 51 £425 - 10
Wiltshire -25 19 £375 +1.35% 1
Somerset -7 11 £348 -7.33% 1
Gloucestershire -12 11 £425 -10.53% 3
Devon -37 2 £400 +23.08% 8
Dorset -6 1 - - 9
T-SQL
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 West region with a requirement for T-SQL.

1 77 (80.21%) SQL Server
2 74 (77.08%) SQL
3 52 (54.17%) Microsoft
4 46 (47.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 35 (36.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 33 (34.38%) Business Intelligence
7 32 (33.33%) C#
7 32 (33.33%) .NET
7 32 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
8 26 (27.08%) Problem-Solving
9 25 (26.04%) ETL
9 25 (26.04%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (23.96%) Power BI
10 23 (23.96%) Power Platform
11 22 (22.92%) WCF
11 22 (22.92%) Dynamics CRM
11 22 (22.92%) CRM
11 22 (22.92%) Active Directory
12 21 (21.88%) Finance
12 21 (21.88%) ASP.NET Web API
12 21 (21.88%) .NET Core
12 21 (21.88%) Dynamics 365
13 20 (20.83%) Azure Active Directory
13 20 (20.83%) Visual Studio Team System
13 20 (20.83%) B2C
14 19 (19.79%) RESTful
15 18 (18.75%) Workflow
16 17 (17.71%) Data Warehouse
17 15 (15.63%) Scrum
18 14 (14.58%) Visual Studio

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 (7.29%) IIS
2 3 (3.13%) Confluence
3 2 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.08%) NetWeaver
4 1 (1.04%) Apache
4 1 (1.04%) ColdFusion
4 1 (1.04%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (22.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (5.21%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (3.13%) Elite 3E
4 1 (1.04%) SAP ERP
4 1 (1.04%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 32 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (23.96%) Power Platform
3 21 (21.88%) Dynamics 365
4 20 (20.83%) Azure Active Directory
5 12 (12.50%) Azure Functions
5 12 (12.50%) Serverless
6 9 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (2.08%) PaaS
7 2 (2.08%) SaaS
8 1 (1.04%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.21%) Firewall
1 5 (5.21%) IPv4
2 2 (2.08%) Internet
2 2 (2.08%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (80.21%) SQL Server
2 46 (47.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 35 (36.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (23.96%) Power BI
5 17 (17.71%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (11.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (9.38%) BusinessObjects
7 9 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (8.33%) Relational Database
9 4 (4.17%) MS Access
9 4 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (3.13%) MySQL
10 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (2.08%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database
11 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (2.08%) PowerPivot
11 2 (2.08%) QlikView
11 2 (2.08%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 20 (20.83%) Visual Studio Team System
2 14 (14.58%) Visual Studio
3 5 (5.21%) JIRA
4 4 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (2.08%) tSQLt
6 1 (1.04%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.04%) Selenium
6 1 (1.04%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.04%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.04%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (21.88%) Finance
2 12 (12.50%) Marketing
3 11 (11.46%) Manufacturing
4 10 (10.42%) Electronics
4 10 (10.42%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.13%) Law
5 3 (3.13%) Retail
6 2 (2.08%) Legal
7 1 (1.04%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 61 (63.54%) Developer
2 24 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 17 (17.71%) CRM Developer
3 17 (17.71%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 13 (13.54%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 13 (13.54%) DBA
5 11 (11.46%) Azure Developer
5 11 (11.46%) C# Developer
6 10 (10.42%) SQL DBA
7 7 (7.29%) Database Engineer
8 6 (6.25%) Administrator
8 6 (6.25%) Microsoft Developer
8 6 (6.25%) SQL BI Developer
9 5 (5.21%) Analyst
9 5 (5.21%) Power BI Developer
9 5 (5.21%) SSIS Developer
10 4 (4.17%) Applications Engineer
10 4 (4.17%) Applications Support
10 4 (4.17%) SQL Server DBA
10 4 (4.17%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (33.33%) .NET
2 22 (22.92%) WCF
3 21 (21.88%) .NET Core
3 21 (21.88%) ASP.NET Web API
4 19 (19.79%) RESTful
5 5 (5.21%) XML
6 4 (4.17%) ASP.NET
7 3 (3.13%) JSON
7 3 (3.13%) Web Services
8 2 (2.08%) CSS
8 2 (2.08%) HTML
9 1 (1.04%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.04%) ADO.NET
9 1 (1.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (1.04%) HTML5
9 1 (1.04%) jQuery
9 1 (1.04%) LAMP
9 1 (1.04%) MDX
9 1 (1.04%) WPF
9 1 (1.04%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.17%) Data Structures
3 3 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.04%) NHS
5 1 (1.04%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.50%) Windows
2 10 (10.42%) Windows Server
3 7 (7.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.17%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.08%) Linux
6 1 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.04%) Solaris
6 1 (1.04%) Unix
6 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.04%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (34.38%) Business Intelligence
2 26 (27.08%) Problem-Solving
3 25 (26.04%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (26.04%) ETL
4 22 (22.92%) CRM
5 20 (20.83%) B2C
6 18 (18.75%) Workflow
7 15 (15.63%) Scrum
8 14 (14.58%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (11.46%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (11.46%) TDD
10 10 (10.42%) Data Modelling
10 10 (10.42%) Decision-Making
10 10 (10.42%) Digital Marketing
10 10 (10.42%) Programme Management
11 5 (5.21%) High Availability
12 4 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
12 4 (4.17%) ETL Development
12 4 (4.17%) Resource Management
12 4 (4.17%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 74 (77.08%) SQL
2 32 (33.33%) C#
3 7 (7.29%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 7 (7.29%) PowerShell
4 5 (5.21%) VBA
5 4 (4.17%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.08%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.08%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.04%) PHP
7 1 (1.04%) Python
7 1 (1.04%) R
7 1 (1.04%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (14.58%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.29%) DV Cleared
2 7 (7.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.04%) Degree
3 1 (1.04%) ISEB
3 1 (1.04%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.38%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.08%) QA
3 1 (1.04%) GDPR
3 1 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (1.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (22.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.04%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 52 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 14 (14.58%) SAP
3 7 (7.29%) Oracle
4 5 (5.21%) BMC
4 5 (5.21%) Remedy
5 2 (2.08%) iManage
5 2 (2.08%) Informatica
5 2 (2.08%) LexisNexis
5 2 (2.08%) Logi
6 1 (1.04%) Adobe
6 1 (1.04%) Intapp
6 1 (1.04%) RedGate
6 1 (1.04%) Tableau
6 1 (1.04%) Teradata