The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 June 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
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 162 164 94
Rank change year-on-year +2 -70  
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 719 861 1268
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.53% 1.60% 2.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.65% 4.12% 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 631 956
Median daily rate £400 £365 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.58% +0.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £256 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 22
Median hourly rate £37.75 £29.00 £20.59
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.17% +40.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.48 £11.70 £15.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £195.00 £44.25 £32.57
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £29.00 £20.59
% change year-on-year +30.17% +40.82%  

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 with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 19717 20891 21377
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 41.85% 38.90% 38.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 26337 28906 27296
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £285 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 790 904 929
Median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +2.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.82 £14.54 £18.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £52.50 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% -  

T-SQL
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing T-SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for T-SQL in the UK

T-SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for T-SQL in the UK

T-SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing T-SQL over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for T-SQL in the UK

T-SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for T-SQL in the UK

T-SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing T-SQL over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for T-SQL in the UK

T-SQL
Top 11 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 29 June 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
England +3 678 £400 +6.66% 350
UK excluding London -18 374 £350 - 252
London +13 331 £450 +8.43% 105
North of England +35 118 £335 +3.07% 90
South East -33 102 £375 - 65
Midlands -26 50 £350 -6.66% 35
South West +7 40 £388 +19.23% 26
East of England -24 34 £360 -1.36% 29
Scotland +1 12 £338 +1.88% 3
Wales -8 12 £343 -5.51% 4
Northern Ireland -39 6 £413 +26.92%

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 with a requirement for T-SQL.

1 1291 (92.28%) SQL
2 1012 (72.34%) SQL Server
3 580 (41.46%) .NET
4 578 (41.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 552 (39.46%) C#
6 517 (36.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 486 (34.74%) Microsoft
8 374 (26.73%) Agile Software Development
9 367 (26.23%) Business Intelligence
10 322 (23.02%) Finance
11 319 (22.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 317 (22.66%) ASP.NET
13 296 (21.16%) ETL
13 296 (21.16%) MVC
14 277 (19.80%) Data Warehouse
15 272 (19.44%) JavaScript
16 233 (16.65%) SQL Server 2008
17 214 (15.30%) SQL Server 2012
18 213 (15.23%) HTML
18 213 (15.23%) Web Services
19 199 (14.22%) Windows
20 194 (13.87%) CSS
21 172 (12.29%) Team Foundation Server
22 170 (12.15%) ASP.NET Web API
22 170 (12.15%) Visual Studio
23 163 (11.65%) .NET Framework
24 161 (11.51%) jQuery
25 160 (11.44%) Migration
26 157 (11.22%) AngularJS
27 152 (10.86%) Microsoft Azure

T-SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 86 (6.15%) IIS
2 67 (4.79%) SharePoint
3 36 (2.57%) CMS
4 20 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
5 18 (1.29%) NServiceBus
6 17 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
7 15 (1.07%) Sitecore CMS
8 11 (0.79%) SAS
8 11 (0.79%) Umbraco
9 7 (0.50%) Apache Spark
10 6 (0.43%) Apache Pig
10 6 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.36%) Apache Solr
11 5 (0.36%) DNN
11 5 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (0.36%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.29%) Confluence
12 4 (0.29%) JBoss
12 4 (0.29%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 116 (8.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (1.86%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (0.93%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.29%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.21%) S-PLUS
7 2 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.14%) SPSS
7 2 (0.14%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 44 (3.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (1.36%) Dynamics AX
2 19 (1.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (0.64%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (0.21%) SunGard GMI
5 2 (0.14%) HFM
5 2 (0.14%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (0.14%) iTrent
5 2 (0.14%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.14%) SimCorp Dimension
5 2 (0.14%) Workday HCM
6 1 (0.071%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.071%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.071%) Magento
6 1 (0.071%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.071%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.071%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.071%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.071%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 152 (10.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (1.64%) SaaS
4 14 (1.00%) AWS Lambda
5 13 (0.93%) IaaS
6 12 (0.86%) GitHub
6 12 (0.86%) PaaS
7 5 (0.36%) Boomi
8 4 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.29%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (0.29%) Azure Data Factory
8 4 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (0.29%) Office 365
8 4 (0.29%) Route 53
9 3 (0.21%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.21%) Trello
10 2 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.14%) Azure Machine Learning
10 2 (0.14%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 21 (1.50%) Firewall
2 10 (0.71%) Internet
2 10 (0.71%) Intranet
3 9 (0.64%) FTP
3 9 (0.64%) SAN
4 4 (0.29%) SSL
5 3 (0.21%) BIG-IP
5 3 (0.21%) DNS
5 3 (0.21%) HTTP
6 2 (0.14%) IPsec
6 2 (0.14%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.14%) Modbus
6 2 (0.14%) VPN
6 2 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.14%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.071%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.071%) LAN
7 1 (0.071%) Skype
7 1 (0.071%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.071%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1012 (72.34%) SQL Server
2 578 (41.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 517 (36.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 319 (22.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 277 (19.80%) Data Warehouse
6 233 (16.65%) SQL Server 2008
7 214 (15.30%) SQL Server 2012
8 146 (10.44%) SQL Server 2014
9 98 (7.01%) Power BI
10 87 (6.22%) SQL Server 2016
11 74 (5.29%) SQL Server 2005
12 73 (5.22%) Relational Database
13 57 (4.07%) QlikView
14 43 (3.07%) Oracle Database
15 41 (2.93%) OLAP
16 39 (2.79%) Big Data
17 37 (2.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 33 (2.36%) BusinessObjects
19 30 (2.14%) MySQL
20 29 (2.07%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 172 (12.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 170 (12.15%) Visual Studio
3 93 (6.65%) Git (software)
4 61 (4.36%) NUnit
5 44 (3.15%) JIRA
6 39 (2.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 39 (2.79%) TeamCity
7 30 (2.14%) Moq
8 29 (2.07%) MSTest
9 27 (1.93%) Selenium
10 24 (1.72%) Jenkins
10 24 (1.72%) Subversion
11 20 (1.43%) Octopus Deploy
12 17 (1.22%) SpecFlow
13 16 (1.14%) JSUnit
14 15 (1.07%) MSBuild
15 12 (0.86%) Bitbucket
15 12 (0.86%) Visual Studio Team System
16 11 (0.79%) Talend Open Studio
17 9 (0.64%) webpack
General
1 322 (23.02%) Finance
2 113 (8.08%) Banking
3 56 (4.00%) Marketing
4 52 (3.72%) Retail
5 45 (3.22%) Front Office
6 33 (2.36%) Advertising
6 33 (2.36%) Back Office
7 29 (2.07%) Investment Banking
8 24 (1.72%) Telecoms
9 23 (1.64%) Legal
10 22 (1.57%) Manufacturing
11 19 (1.36%) Electronics
12 14 (1.00%) Publishing
13 9 (0.64%) Games
14 8 (0.57%) Financial Institution
15 6 (0.43%) Automotive
15 6 (0.43%) Law
15 6 (0.43%) Local Government
15 6 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
16 5 (0.36%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 967 (69.12%) Developer
2 336 (24.02%) SQL Developer
3 264 (18.87%) .NET Developer
4 197 (14.08%) C# Developer
5 152 (10.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 135 (9.65%) Analyst
7 126 (9.01%) DBA
8 123 (8.79%) C# .NET Developer
9 117 (8.36%) SSIS Developer
10 107 (7.65%) Senior Developer
11 102 (7.29%) SQL DBA
12 96 (6.86%) T-SQL Developer
13 74 (5.29%) SSRS Developer
14 73 (5.22%) SQL BI Developer
15 72 (5.15%) ETL Developer
16 71 (5.08%) SQL Server Developer
17 61 (4.36%) ASP.NET Developer
18 52 (3.72%) SQL Analyst
19 51 (3.65%) Consultant
19 51 (3.65%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 580 (41.46%) .NET
2 317 (22.66%) ASP.NET
3 213 (15.23%) HTML
3 213 (15.23%) Web Services
4 194 (13.87%) CSS
5 170 (12.15%) ASP.NET Web API
6 163 (11.65%) .NET Framework
7 161 (11.51%) jQuery
8 157 (11.22%) AngularJS
9 150 (10.72%) ASP.NET MVC
10 131 (9.36%) WCF
11 126 (9.01%) XML
12 97 (6.93%) Entity Framework
12 97 (6.93%) HTML5
13 90 (6.43%) REST
14 81 (5.79%) Ajax
15 69 (4.93%) JSON
16 65 (4.65%) MDX
17 58 (4.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 54 (3.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 125 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
2 84 (6.00%) Greenfield Project
3 40 (2.86%) Replication
4 39 (2.79%) Fixed Income
5 37 (2.64%) Clustering
6 36 (2.57%) Data Structures
7 27 (1.93%) Computer Science
7 27 (1.93%) Management Information System
8 23 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 21 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
10 18 (1.29%) Client/Server
11 17 (1.22%) Derivative
11 17 (1.22%) NHS
12 16 (1.14%) User Experience
13 13 (0.93%) Algorithms
13 13 (0.93%) Equities
13 13 (0.93%) Hedge funds
14 12 (0.86%) Fintech
15 9 (0.64%) N-Tier
16 8 (0.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 199 (14.22%) Windows
2 96 (6.86%) Linux
3 61 (4.36%) Windows Server
4 46 (3.29%) Unix
5 25 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (1.57%) Solaris
7 20 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (1.00%) Ubuntu
8 14 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.36%) Android
10 4 (0.29%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.21%) MVS
11 3 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.21%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.14%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.071%) HPUX
13 1 (0.071%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.071%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 374 (26.73%) Agile Software Development
2 367 (26.23%) Business Intelligence
3 296 (21.16%) ETL
3 296 (21.16%) MVC
4 160 (11.44%) Migration
5 149 (10.65%) TDD
6 122 (8.72%) Data Modelling
6 122 (8.72%) Scrum
7 106 (7.58%) Performance Tuning
8 97 (6.93%) Data Migration
9 94 (6.72%) SDLC
10 92 (6.58%) Unit Testing
11 87 (6.22%) Web Development
12 83 (5.93%) OO
13 72 (5.15%) Analytics
14 68 (4.86%) CRM
15 64 (4.57%) Continuous Integration
16 61 (4.36%) Kimball Methodology
16 61 (4.36%) Software Engineering
17 60 (4.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1291 (92.28%) SQL
2 552 (39.46%) C#
3 272 (19.44%) JavaScript
4 140 (10.01%) PowerShell
5 117 (8.36%) VB.NET
6 77 (5.50%) Java
7 75 (5.36%) PL/SQL
8 69 (4.93%) VB
9 56 (4.00%) VBA
10 45 (3.22%) TypeScript
11 41 (2.93%) Python
12 34 (2.43%) VBScript
13 33 (2.36%) VB6
14 31 (2.22%) C
14 31 (2.22%) Shell Script
15 28 (2.00%) C++
16 21 (1.50%) Korn
16 21 (1.50%) Perl
17 19 (1.36%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 18 (1.29%) R
Qualifications
1 74 (5.29%) Degree
2 45 (3.22%) Security Cleared
3 33 (2.36%) SC Cleared
4 28 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (1.36%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (0.71%) DV Cleared
7 8 (0.57%) Numerate Degree
8 7 (0.50%) MCITP
8 7 (0.50%) MCSE
9 6 (0.43%) ISEB
9 6 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.36%) MCDBA
10 5 (0.36%) MCTS
11 4 (0.29%) MCP
12 3 (0.21%) Master's Degree
12 3 (0.21%) MCSA
12 3 (0.21%) Sun Certification
13 2 (0.14%) DBS Check
13 2 (0.14%) OCP
13 2 (0.14%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (2.93%) Data Quality
2 36 (2.57%) QA
3 9 (0.64%) MiFID
3 9 (0.64%) SLA
4 7 (0.50%) EMIR
5 5 (0.36%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.14%) IFRS
6 2 (0.14%) IFRS 9
6 2 (0.14%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.14%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.071%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.071%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.071%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.071%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.071%) WCAG
System Software
1 21 (1.50%) Docker
2 13 (0.93%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.36%) Hyper-V
3 5 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.29%) HDFS
5 2 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.071%) Cronacle
6 1 (0.071%) Firmware
6 1 (0.071%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.071%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.071%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (1.00%) Control-M
2 10 (0.71%) SCOM
3 9 (0.64%) Microsoft Clustering
4 6 (0.43%) Nagios
5 5 (0.36%) Failover Clustering
5 5 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.36%) Puppet
6 4 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (0.21%) Hadoop YARN
7 3 (0.21%) Opsview
7 3 (0.21%) WSUS
8 2 (0.14%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.14%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (0.14%) Oozie
8 2 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.14%) SCCM
8 2 (0.14%) Terraform
9 1 (0.071%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 486 (34.74%) Microsoft
2 121 (8.65%) Oracle
3 62 (4.43%) SAP
4 46 (3.29%) Sybase
5 42 (3.00%) Tableau
6 28 (2.00%) Sitecore
7 20 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
8 13 (0.93%) Google
9 12 (0.86%) IBM
9 12 (0.86%) RedGate
10 11 (0.79%) Talend
11 10 (0.71%) Cognos
11 10 (0.71%) DevExpress
11 10 (0.71%) Xamarin
12 9 (0.64%) VMware
13 8 (0.57%) Perforce
13 8 (0.57%) Splunk
13 8 (0.57%) Typemock
14 7 (0.50%) HP
14 7 (0.50%) Informatica
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 25 days holiday + bank holidays
Posted: 13 hours ago
Preston
aap3
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Morgan Mckinley
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
West Sussex
Austin Fraser
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Venn Group
Rate: £10 - £13 Per Hour
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £550 - £750 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Datalynx
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Venturi
Rate: £15 - £23 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Latcom Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £380.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Pangbourne, Berkshire
ABW Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
London
Roc Search
Posted: 20 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
DWI Consulting Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Ventnor, Isle of Wight
IT Retail People Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Good rates and Opportunity
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £330 - £370 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Devonshire Hayes Recruitment Specialists Ltd
Rate: From £380 to £410 per day
Posted: 6 days ago