The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 28 April 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
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 59 51
Rank change year-on-year -7 -8  
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 2 29 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.38% 3.09% 0.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.90% 8.10% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 24 3
Median daily rate £391 £288 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.08% +15.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £246 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £380 £270
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -6.66% +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +15.38% +54.76%  

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 222 358 241
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 42.05% 38.17% 42.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 225 170
Median daily rate £358 £315 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.49% +3.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 5
Median hourly rate £42.00 £18.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +127.02% -42.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £16.15 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £28.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +7.04%  

T-SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear

T-SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for T-SQL in Tyne and Wear

T-SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing T-SQL in Tyne and Wear over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for T-SQL in Tyne and Wear

T-SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for T-SQL in Tyne and Wear

T-SQL
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -5 2 £391 +35.96% 3
T-SQL
North East

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for T-SQL.

1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (70.00%) C#
4 6 (60.00%) HTML
4 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (60.00%) .NET
4 6 (60.00%) MVC
5 5 (50.00%) CSS
5 5 (50.00%) WPF
6 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (40.00%) Sitecore
6 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (40.00%) Scrum
6 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
6 4 (40.00%) XML
7 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
7 3 (30.00%) Finance
7 3 (30.00%) Advertising
7 3 (30.00%) CMS
7 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
7 3 (30.00%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (30.00%) TDD
7 3 (30.00%) Ajax
7 3 (30.00%) LINQ
7 3 (30.00%) jQuery
7 3 (30.00%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (20.00%) DevOps

T-SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 (30.00%) CMS
1 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (30.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Couchbase
3 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (10.00%) MySQL
3 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
General
1 3 (30.00%) Advertising
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Sitecore Developer
3 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
4 1 (10.00%) DBA
4 1 (10.00%) SQL DBA
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
1 6 (60.00%) HTML
2 5 (50.00%) CSS
2 5 (50.00%) WPF
3 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (40.00%) XML
4 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (30.00%) Ajax
4 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (30.00%) jQuery
4 3 (30.00%) LINQ
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (20.00%) Entity Framework
6 1 (10.00%) Classic ASP
6 1 (10.00%) REST
6 1 (10.00%) RESTful
6 1 (10.00%) SOAP
6 1 (10.00%) Web Services
6 1 (10.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Android
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) MVC
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) TDD
4 2 (20.00%) BDD
4 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 2 (20.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) Android Development
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (10.00%) CRM
5 1 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (10.00%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (10.00%) Time Management
5 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) C#
3 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) HND
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (40.00%) Sitecore