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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transact-SQL
UK
Rank 183 133 131
Rank change year-on-year -50 -2  
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 673 975 921
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.50% 1.83% 1.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.66% 4.82% 4.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 715 656
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 £281 £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 5 6 22
Median hourly rate £17.01 £38.75 £26.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.11% +44.34%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.86 £27.50 £16.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.60 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £32.50 £30.60
% change year-on-year -36.15% +6.22%  

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 18403 20247 19784
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 41.15% 38.05% 37.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 12666 13835 12813
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 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 427 485 404
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +12.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.62 £15.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +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 26 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 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 26 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 -42 643 £400 +6.66% 374
London -27 313 £438 +6.06% 119
South East +9 99 £390 +4.00% 52
City of London -18 60 £425 - 40
South West +17 53 £350 -3.44% 33
Yorkshire -35 44 £338 -6.89% 36
East of England -20 37 £360 +10.76% 27
West Midlands -4 33 £338 -8.78% 29
North West -16 32 £325 - 57
East Midlands +14 25 £338 -6.25% 14
West Yorkshire -27 25 £314 -15.20% 25
Leeds -28 20 £320 -15.78% 15
Oxfordshire +2 18 £425 -2.85% 4
Berkshire +17 17 £400 - 5
Manchester +7 17 £326 -10.00% 34
Bristol +1 16 £400 +6.66% 15
Hampshire -1 16 £400 +18.51% 9
Scotland +11 15 £350 -4.10% 8
Surrey +8 15 £388 -3.12% 8
Oxford +7 14 £425 - 3
Essex -10 12 £444 +36.53% 5
Gloucestershire +11 11 £275 -12.00% 1
West Sussex +5 11 £401 +28.40% 3
Birmingham +1 11 £375 - 8
Kingston Upon Thames +3 10 £375 -3.84% 1
Hertfordshire -1 10 £350 +0.71% 10
Somerset +6 9 £363 -12.12% 5
Staffordshire +3 9 £275 -25.67% 5
Wiltshire - 9 £375 - 1
Nottinghamshire +11 8 £323 -20.61% 4

T-SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 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 (94.58%) SQL
2 1136 (75.03%) SQL Server
3 715 (47.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 618 (40.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 573 (37.85%) Microsoft
6 558 (36.86%) C#
7 539 (35.60%) .NET
8 428 (28.27%) Business Intelligence
9 390 (25.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 351 (23.18%) Agile Software Development
11 345 (22.79%) Data Warehouse
12 336 (22.19%) Finance
13 330 (21.80%) ETL
14 290 (19.15%) SQL Server 2012
15 275 (18.16%) SQL Server 2008
16 258 (17.04%) MS Excel
17 255 (16.84%) ASP.NET
18 236 (15.59%) JavaScript
19 227 (14.99%) MVC
20 187 (12.35%) Windows
20 187 (12.35%) Team Foundation Server
21 182 (12.02%) SQL Server 2014
22 172 (11.36%) HTML
23 171 (11.29%) .NET Framework
24 160 (10.57%) Analytical Skills
25 156 (10.30%) Data Modelling
25 156 (10.30%) PowerShell
26 153 (10.11%) CSS
26 153 (10.11%) Migration
27 146 (9.64%) Microsoft Azure

T-SQL
Top Related 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
1 100 (6.61%) IIS
2 80 (5.28%) SharePoint
3 40 (2.64%) BizTalk Server
4 26 (1.72%) CMS
5 19 (1.25%) Confluence
6 18 (1.19%) Apache Pig
7 15 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
8 14 (0.92%) SAS
9 10 (0.66%) NServiceBus
10 7 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (0.40%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.33%) Anypoint
12 5 (0.33%) Apache Solr
12 5 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 5 (0.33%) Umbraco
12 5 (0.33%) WebSphere Portal
13 4 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
13 4 (0.26%) Skype for Business
14 3 (0.20%) Apache
Applications
1 258 (17.04%) MS Excel
2 30 (1.98%) MS Office
3 13 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (0.79%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.59%) 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 43 (2.84%) 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
7 2 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.066%) BPCS
8 1 (0.066%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.066%) Magento
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
Cloud Services
1 146 (9.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (1.25%) GitHub
3 17 (1.12%) IaaS
4 16 (1.06%) PaaS
5 11 (0.73%) Google Analytics
6 10 (0.66%) 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%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.066%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 25 (1.65%) Firewall
2 15 (0.99%) FTP
3 9 (0.59%) Intranet
4 7 (0.46%) DNS
5 6 (0.40%) SAN
6 5 (0.33%) HTTP
6 5 (0.33%) Internet
7 4 (0.26%) Kerberos
8 3 (0.20%) DHCP
8 3 (0.20%) SSL
8 3 (0.20%) VLAN
8 3 (0.20%) VPN
9 2 (0.13%) BIG-IP
9 2 (0.13%) LAN
9 2 (0.13%) LDAP
9 2 (0.13%) Modbus
9 2 (0.13%) Skype
9 2 (0.13%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.13%) WAN
10 1 (0.066%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1136 (75.03%) SQL Server
2 715 (47.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 618 (40.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 390 (25.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 345 (22.79%) Data Warehouse
6 290 (19.15%) SQL Server 2012
7 275 (18.16%) SQL Server 2008
8 182 (12.02%) SQL Server 2014
9 103 (6.80%) QlikView
10 102 (6.74%) Power BI
11 68 (4.49%) SQL Server 2005
12 63 (4.16%) SQL Server 2016
13 61 (4.03%) Relational Database
14 56 (3.70%) Big Data
15 52 (3.43%) OLAP
16 48 (3.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 45 (2.97%) Oracle Database
18 37 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
19 32 (2.11%) Azure SQL Database
19 32 (2.11%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 187 (12.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 128 (8.45%) Visual Studio
3 95 (6.27%) Git (software)
4 52 (3.43%) NUnit
4 52 (3.43%) Subversion
5 44 (2.91%) MSTest
6 42 (2.77%) JIRA
7 34 (2.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 32 (2.11%) Selenium
9 31 (2.05%) TeamCity
10 28 (1.85%) SpecFlow
11 24 (1.59%) Jenkins
12 20 (1.32%) Moq
13 19 (1.25%) MSBuild
14 16 (1.06%) WebDriver
15 11 (0.73%) Visual Studio Team System
16 8 (0.53%) JSUnit
17 7 (0.46%) MSI
17 7 (0.46%) WiX
18 6 (0.40%) Eclipse
General
1 336 (22.19%) Finance
2 138 (9.11%) Banking
3 65 (4.29%) Advertising
4 64 (4.23%) Retail
5 56 (3.70%) Front Office
6 45 (2.97%) Back Office
7 33 (2.18%) Marketing
8 20 (1.32%) Investment Banking
8 20 (1.32%) Legal
9 19 (1.25%) Manufacturing
10 18 (1.19%) Retail Banking
11 15 (0.99%) Corporate Banking
12 13 (0.86%) Telecoms
13 10 (0.66%) Financial Institution
14 9 (0.59%) Games
14 9 (0.59%) Publishing
15 8 (0.53%) Electronics
16 5 (0.33%) Law
16 5 (0.33%) Private Banking
17 4 (0.26%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 970 (64.07%) Developer
2 394 (26.02%) SQL Developer
3 214 (14.13%) .NET Developer
4 194 (12.81%) Analyst
5 175 (11.56%) C# Developer
6 174 (11.49%) DBA
7 169 (11.16%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 140 (9.25%) SQL DBA
9 121 (7.99%) SSIS Developer
10 102 (6.74%) SQL Server Developer
10 102 (6.74%) T-SQL Developer
11 101 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
12 87 (5.75%) Senior Developer
13 84 (5.55%) ETL Developer
14 78 (5.15%) SQL Analyst
15 70 (4.62%) SSRS Developer
16 64 (4.23%) SQL BI Developer
17 62 (4.10%) SQL Server DBA
18 56 (3.70%) Consultant
19 53 (3.50%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 539 (35.60%) .NET
2 255 (16.84%) ASP.NET
3 172 (11.36%) HTML
4 171 (11.29%) .NET Framework
5 153 (10.11%) CSS
6 142 (9.38%) jQuery
7 138 (9.11%) XML
8 135 (8.92%) Web Services
9 124 (8.19%) AngularJS
10 117 (7.73%) ASP.NET MVC
11 116 (7.66%) WCF
12 103 (6.80%) ASP.NET Web API
13 98 (6.47%) Entity Framework
14 79 (5.22%) MDX
15 66 (4.36%) WPF
16 62 (4.10%) HTML5
17 60 (3.96%) Ajax
18 59 (3.90%) RESTful
19 54 (3.57%) LINQ
20 53 (3.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 160 (10.57%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (3.63%) Management Information System
3 45 (2.97%) Replication
4 33 (2.18%) Clustering
5 30 (1.98%) Data Structures
6 29 (1.92%) Computer Science
6 29 (1.92%) NHS
7 23 (1.52%) Fixed Income
8 16 (1.06%) Derivative
8 16 (1.06%) Hedge funds
9 13 (0.86%) Data Centre
9 13 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 13 (0.86%) User Experience
10 12 (0.79%) Client/Server
11 11 (0.73%) Fintech
11 11 (0.73%) Mobile App
12 10 (0.66%) N-Tier
13 9 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (0.46%) Mainframe
15 6 (0.40%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 187 (12.35%) Windows
2 80 (5.28%) Linux
3 72 (4.76%) Windows Server
4 29 (1.92%) Unix
5 15 (0.99%) Solaris
5 15 (0.99%) Ubuntu
5 15 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (0.46%) MVS
9 5 (0.33%) Android
10 4 (0.26%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.20%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.13%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.066%) AIX
13 1 (0.066%) CentOS
13 1 (0.066%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.066%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 428 (28.27%) Business Intelligence
2 351 (23.18%) Agile Software Development
3 330 (21.80%) ETL
4 227 (14.99%) MVC
5 156 (10.30%) Data Modelling
6 153 (10.11%) Migration
7 132 (8.72%) Performance Tuning
8 114 (7.53%) TDD
9 103 (6.80%) Scrum
10 99 (6.54%) Analytics
11 88 (5.81%) Data Analysis
11 88 (5.81%) Data Migration
12 82 (5.42%) OO
12 82 (5.42%) SDLC
13 65 (4.29%) Kimball Methodology
14 64 (4.23%) DevOps
15 61 (4.03%) Unit Testing
16 57 (3.76%) Continuous Integration
16 57 (3.76%) Visualisation
17 55 (3.63%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1432 (94.58%) SQL
2 558 (36.86%) C#
3 236 (15.59%) JavaScript
4 156 (10.30%) PowerShell
5 111 (7.33%) VB.NET
6 77 (5.09%) PL/SQL
7 73 (4.82%) VB
8 71 (4.69%) Java
9 61 (4.03%) VBA
10 38 (2.51%) VBScript
11 31 (2.05%) Python
11 31 (2.05%) Shell Script
12 27 (1.78%) TypeScript
13 22 (1.45%) VB6
14 21 (1.39%) R
15 19 (1.25%) C
15 19 (1.25%) Perl
16 18 (1.19%) C++
17 16 (1.06%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 16 (1.06%) PHP
Qualifications
1 95 (6.27%) Degree
2 36 (2.38%) Security Cleared
3 34 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (1.65%) SC Cleared
5 8 (0.53%) MCITP
5 8 (0.53%) MCSE
6 6 (0.40%) MCDBA
7 4 (0.26%) MCP
8 3 (0.20%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.20%) OCP
8 3 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (0.20%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.20%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.13%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.13%) CFA
9 2 (0.13%) HNC
9 2 (0.13%) ISEB
9 2 (0.13%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.13%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (3.10%) QA
2 45 (2.97%) 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 34 (2.25%) Active Directory
2 14 (0.92%) Docker
3 10 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.33%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.20%) HDFS
6 3 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.20%) XenApp
6 3 (0.20%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.20%) XenServer
7 2 (0.13%) Cronacle
7 2 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.066%) Firmware
8 1 (0.066%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.066%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.066%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.066%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.066%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 25 (1.65%) SCOM
2 16 (1.06%) Control-M
3 13 (0.86%) Nagios
4 12 (0.79%) Puppet
5 8 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (0.46%) ITRS Geneos
7 5 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (0.26%) Ansible
8 4 (0.26%) Data Guard
8 4 (0.26%) Failover Clustering
8 4 (0.26%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (0.26%) WSUS
9 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 3 (0.20%) SCCM
9 3 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.13%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.13%) Opsview
10 2 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 1 (0.066%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 573 (37.85%) Microsoft
2 135 (8.92%) Oracle
3 77 (5.09%) Tableau
4 54 (3.57%) SAP
5 51 (3.37%) Sybase
6 22 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
6 22 (1.45%) Sitecore
7 20 (1.32%) Cognos
8 16 (1.06%) RedGate
9 15 (0.99%) Cloudera
9 15 (0.99%) Google
9 15 (0.99%) Hortonworks
10 12 (0.79%) IBM
10 12 (0.79%) Teradata
11 11 (0.73%) VMware
11 11 (0.73%) Xamarin
12 10 (0.66%) Greenplum
12 10 (0.66%) Netezza
12 10 (0.66%) Vertica
13 9 (0.59%) MicroStrategy
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