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 30 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
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 171 132 131
Rank change year-on-year -39 -1  
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 689 979 932
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.51% 1.81% 1.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.67% 4.75% 4.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 717 666
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 21
Median hourly rate £21.00 £38.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.80% +55.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.65 £27.50 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.20 £45.00 £47.50
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 with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 18757 20594 19950
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 41.20% 38.04% 37.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12916 14137 12939
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £557
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 426 469 411
Median hourly rate £42.49 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.21% +12.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £15.00 £19.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £45.00
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

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 30 March 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 30 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for T-SQL in the UK

T-SQL
Top 30 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 30 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
England -36 659 £400 +6.66% 366
London -15 327 £425 +3.03% 122
South East +4 102 £388 +3.33% 54
City of London -7 67 £425 - 42
South West +11 50 £375 +3.44% 25
Yorkshire -33 46 £338 -6.89% 35
North West -4 37 £325 - 52
East of England -13 36 £355 +5.18% 25
West Midlands -4 30 £350 -4.10% 28
West Yorkshire -31 26 £325 -13.33% 25
East Midlands +8 25 £338 -3.22% 18
Manchester +11 21 £326 -10.00% 33
Leeds -33 21 £325 -14.47% 15
Oxfordshire +6 19 £400 -8.57% 5
Berkshire +15 17 £400 - 6
Hampshire +3 16 £400 +14.28% 12
Bristol +2 15 £405 +8.00% 10
Scotland +9 14 £350 -4.10% 8
Oxford +7 14 £425 - 4
Surrey +2 13 £375 -6.25% 6
Essex -15 12 £444 +36.53% 9
West Sussex +9 11 £401 +28.40% 4
Birmingham +5 11 £375 - 6
Hertfordshire 0 11 £350 -5.40% 9
East Sussex +16 10 £365 -8.17% 4
Gloucestershire +10 10 £275 -12.00% 2
Kingston Upon Thames +4 10 £375 -3.84% 3
Wiltshire - 9 £375 - 1
Nottinghamshire +13 8 £323 -20.61% 7
Edinburgh +9 8 £325 -1.51% 3

For the 6 months to 30 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 with a requirement for T-SQL.

1 1432 (94.46%) SQL
2 1135 (74.87%) SQL Server
3 718 (47.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 622 (41.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 560 (36.94%) Microsoft
6 544 (35.88%) C#
7 532 (35.09%) .NET
8 432 (28.50%) Business Intelligence
9 398 (26.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 352 (23.22%) Agile Software Development
11 341 (22.49%) Data Warehouse
12 335 (22.10%) Finance
13 329 (21.70%) ETL
14 287 (18.93%) SQL Server 2012
15 274 (18.07%) SQL Server 2008
16 255 (16.82%) MS Excel
17 251 (16.56%) ASP.NET
18 231 (15.24%) JavaScript
19 227 (14.97%) MVC
20 184 (12.14%) Windows
20 184 (12.14%) SQL Server 2014
21 183 (12.07%) Team Foundation Server
22 169 (11.15%) HTML
23 164 (10.82%) .NET Framework
24 157 (10.36%) Analytical Skills
25 153 (10.09%) Data Modelling
26 152 (10.03%) PowerShell
27 151 (9.96%) Migration
28 150 (9.89%) CSS
29 144 (9.50%) 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 98 (6.46%) IIS
2 77 (5.08%) SharePoint
3 37 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
4 27 (1.78%) CMS
5 19 (1.25%) Confluence
6 17 (1.12%) Apache Pig
7 16 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
8 14 (0.92%) SAS
9 11 (0.73%) NServiceBus
10 6 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (0.40%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.33%) Anypoint
11 5 (0.33%) Apache Solr
11 5 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.33%) Umbraco
11 5 (0.33%) WebSphere Portal
12 4 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (0.26%) Skype for Business
13 3 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 255 (16.82%) MS Excel
2 30 (1.98%) MS Office
3 13 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (0.73%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.53%) MS Project
6 7 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.20%) S-PLUS
8 2 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.13%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.13%) LaTeX
8 2 (0.13%) SPSS
8 2 (0.13%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 37 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.33%) Workday HCM
5 4 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
6 3 (0.20%) Sage 1000
7 2 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.13%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
7 2 (0.13%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.13%) Relativity
8 1 (0.066%) BPCS
8 1 (0.066%) Magento
8 1 (0.066%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.066%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.066%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.066%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.066%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.066%) SystmOne
8 1 (0.066%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 144 (9.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (1.25%) GitHub
4 17 (1.12%) IaaS
5 16 (1.06%) PaaS
6 11 (0.73%) Google Analytics
6 11 (0.73%) SaaS
7 9 (0.59%) Boomi
8 7 (0.46%) Data Lake Analytics
9 5 (0.33%) Office 365
10 3 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.20%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.20%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.20%) Route 53
11 2 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.13%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.13%) Yammer
12 1 (0.066%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 24 (1.58%) Firewall
2 15 (0.99%) FTP
3 8 (0.53%) Intranet
4 7 (0.46%) DNS
4 7 (0.46%) SAN
5 5 (0.33%) HTTP
5 5 (0.33%) Internet
6 4 (0.26%) Kerberos
7 3 (0.20%) DHCP
7 3 (0.20%) SSL
7 3 (0.20%) VLAN
7 3 (0.20%) VPN
8 2 (0.13%) BIG-IP
8 2 (0.13%) LAN
8 2 (0.13%) LDAP
8 2 (0.13%) Modbus
8 2 (0.13%) Skype
8 2 (0.13%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.13%) WAN
9 1 (0.066%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1135 (74.87%) SQL Server
2 718 (47.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 622 (41.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 398 (26.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 341 (22.49%) Data Warehouse
6 287 (18.93%) SQL Server 2012
7 274 (18.07%) SQL Server 2008
8 184 (12.14%) SQL Server 2014
9 103 (6.79%) QlikView
10 102 (6.73%) Power BI
11 65 (4.29%) SQL Server 2016
12 64 (4.22%) SQL Server 2005
13 62 (4.09%) Relational Database
14 53 (3.50%) Big Data
14 53 (3.50%) OLAP
15 49 (3.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 48 (3.17%) Oracle Database
17 41 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
18 32 (2.11%) Azure SQL Database
18 32 (2.11%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 183 (12.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 128 (8.44%) Visual Studio
3 95 (6.27%) Git (software)
4 53 (3.50%) NUnit
5 50 (3.30%) Subversion
6 44 (2.90%) MSTest
7 42 (2.77%) JIRA
8 35 (2.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 33 (2.18%) Selenium
10 31 (2.04%) TeamCity
11 27 (1.78%) SpecFlow
12 25 (1.65%) Jenkins
13 20 (1.32%) Moq
14 19 (1.25%) MSBuild
15 16 (1.06%) WebDriver
16 11 (0.73%) Visual Studio Team System
17 8 (0.53%) JSUnit
18 6 (0.40%) Eclipse
18 6 (0.40%) GoCD
18 6 (0.40%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 335 (22.10%) Finance
2 138 (9.10%) Banking
3 64 (4.22%) Retail
4 63 (4.16%) Advertising
5 56 (3.69%) Front Office
6 46 (3.03%) Back Office
7 34 (2.24%) Marketing
8 19 (1.25%) Investment Banking
8 19 (1.25%) Legal
8 19 (1.25%) Manufacturing
9 17 (1.12%) Retail Banking
10 14 (0.92%) Corporate Banking
11 13 (0.86%) Telecoms
12 10 (0.66%) Publishing
13 9 (0.59%) Financial Institution
13 9 (0.59%) Games
14 8 (0.53%) Electronics
15 5 (0.33%) Law
15 5 (0.33%) Private Banking
16 4 (0.26%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 976 (64.38%) Developer
2 403 (26.58%) SQL Developer
3 219 (14.45%) .NET Developer
4 193 (12.73%) Analyst
5 178 (11.74%) DBA
6 173 (11.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 172 (11.35%) C# Developer
8 144 (9.50%) SQL DBA
9 119 (7.85%) SSIS Developer
10 106 (6.99%) SQL Server Developer
11 104 (6.86%) C# .NET Developer
11 104 (6.86%) T-SQL Developer
12 90 (5.94%) Senior Developer
13 83 (5.47%) ETL Developer
14 77 (5.08%) SQL Analyst
15 75 (4.95%) SSRS Developer
16 68 (4.49%) SQL BI Developer
17 67 (4.42%) SQL Server DBA
18 53 (3.50%) Business Developer
19 51 (3.36%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 532 (35.09%) .NET
2 251 (16.56%) ASP.NET
3 169 (11.15%) HTML
4 164 (10.82%) .NET Framework
5 150 (9.89%) CSS
6 143 (9.43%) jQuery
7 131 (8.64%) Web Services
8 129 (8.51%) XML
9 122 (8.05%) AngularJS
10 115 (7.59%) WCF
11 114 (7.52%) ASP.NET MVC
12 105 (6.93%) ASP.NET Web API
13 100 (6.60%) Entity Framework
14 80 (5.28%) MDX
15 64 (4.22%) HTML5
15 64 (4.22%) WPF
16 61 (4.02%) Ajax
17 60 (3.96%) RESTful
18 55 (3.63%) REST
19 54 (3.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 157 (10.36%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (3.69%) Management Information System
3 44 (2.90%) Replication
4 34 (2.24%) Clustering
5 31 (2.04%) Data Structures
6 29 (1.91%) Computer Science
6 29 (1.91%) NHS
7 25 (1.65%) Fixed Income
8 19 (1.25%) Hedge funds
9 15 (0.99%) Derivative
10 13 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 13 (0.86%) User Experience
11 12 (0.79%) Client/Server
11 12 (0.79%) Data Centre
12 11 (0.73%) Fintech
12 11 (0.73%) Mobile App
12 11 (0.73%) N-Tier
13 9 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (0.46%) Mainframe
15 6 (0.40%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 184 (12.14%) Windows
2 81 (5.34%) Linux
3 71 (4.68%) Windows Server
4 30 (1.98%) Unix
5 16 (1.06%) Solaris
6 15 (0.99%) Ubuntu
7 14 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (0.46%) MVS
11 5 (0.33%) Android
12 4 (0.26%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.066%) AIX
13 1 (0.066%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.066%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.066%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 432 (28.50%) Business Intelligence
2 352 (23.22%) Agile Software Development
3 329 (21.70%) ETL
4 227 (14.97%) MVC
5 153 (10.09%) Data Modelling
6 151 (9.96%) Migration
7 135 (8.91%) Performance Tuning
8 111 (7.32%) TDD
9 108 (7.12%) Scrum
10 100 (6.60%) Analytics
11 88 (5.80%) Data Analysis
11 88 (5.80%) Data Migration
12 84 (5.54%) OO
13 81 (5.34%) SDLC
14 64 (4.22%) Kimball Methodology
15 63 (4.16%) DevOps
16 62 (4.09%) Unit Testing
17 56 (3.69%) Continuous Integration
18 55 (3.63%) Visualisation
19 54 (3.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1432 (94.46%) SQL
2 544 (35.88%) C#
3 231 (15.24%) JavaScript
4 152 (10.03%) PowerShell
5 112 (7.39%) VB.NET
6 80 (5.28%) PL/SQL
7 73 (4.82%) VB
8 70 (4.62%) Java
9 62 (4.09%) VBA
10 38 (2.51%) VBScript
11 31 (2.04%) Shell Script
12 30 (1.98%) Python
13 28 (1.85%) TypeScript
14 23 (1.52%) R
15 21 (1.39%) VB6
16 20 (1.32%) C
16 20 (1.32%) Perl
17 18 (1.19%) C++
18 16 (1.06%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 16 (1.06%) PHP
Qualifications
1 95 (6.27%) Degree
2 34 (2.24%) Security Cleared
3 33 (2.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (1.58%) SC Cleared
5 8 (0.53%) MCITP
6 7 (0.46%) MCSE
7 6 (0.40%) MCDBA
8 4 (0.26%) MCP
9 3 (0.20%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.20%) OCP
9 3 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (0.20%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.20%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.13%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.13%) CFA
10 2 (0.13%) HNC
10 2 (0.13%) ISEB
10 2 (0.13%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.13%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (3.30%) QA
2 43 (2.84%) Data Quality
3 8 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (0.40%) Solvency II
5 5 (0.33%) Basel III
5 5 (0.33%) CRD IV
5 5 (0.33%) SLA
6 3 (0.20%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.13%) IFRS
7 2 (0.13%) IFRS 9
7 2 (0.13%) MiFID
7 2 (0.13%) PMO
8 1 (0.066%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.066%) EMIR
8 1 (0.066%) HL7
8 1 (0.066%) WCAG
System Software
1 28 (1.85%) Active Directory
2 14 (0.92%) Docker
3 10 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.33%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.20%) HDFS
5 3 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.20%) XenApp
5 3 (0.20%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.20%) XenServer
6 2 (0.13%) Cronacle
6 2 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.066%) Firmware
7 1 (0.066%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.066%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.066%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.066%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 24 (1.58%) SCOM
2 16 (1.06%) Control-M
3 12 (0.79%) Nagios
3 12 (0.79%) Puppet
4 8 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.46%) ITRS Geneos
6 5 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (0.26%) Ansible
7 4 (0.26%) Data Guard
7 4 (0.26%) Failover Clustering
7 4 (0.26%) Microsoft Clustering
7 4 (0.26%) WSUS
8 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 3 (0.20%) SCCM
8 3 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.13%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.13%) Opsview
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.066%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 560 (36.94%) Microsoft
2 138 (9.10%) Oracle
3 76 (5.01%) Tableau
4 52 (3.43%) SAP
4 52 (3.43%) Sybase
5 24 (1.58%) Sitecore
6 21 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
7 17 (1.12%) Cognos
8 16 (1.06%) RedGate
9 15 (0.99%) Google
10 14 (0.92%) Cloudera
10 14 (0.92%) Hortonworks
11 12 (0.79%) IBM
12 11 (0.73%) Teradata
13 10 (0.66%) Xamarin
14 9 (0.59%) Dell
14 9 (0.59%) DevExpress
14 9 (0.59%) Greenplum
14 9 (0.59%) Netezza
14 9 (0.59%) Vertica
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Intec Select
Rate: From £350 to £400 per hour
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
ninesharp
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + Flexi Working (Some WFH)
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £340 - £370 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Kingston upon Thames
Think IT Recruitment Limted
Rate: £340 - £370 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Networkers
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £200 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Flexible Work
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £450.00 - £530.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ebury
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ebury
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Stott & May
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Wolverhampton
Noir Consulting
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Channel 3 Consulting Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago