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 27 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 164 159 93
Rank change year-on-year -5 -66  
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 704 860 1255
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.49% 1.59% 2.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.56% 4.10% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 524 629 938
Median daily rate £400 £371 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.74% +2.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 21
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 £26.65 £11.80 £16.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £43.80 £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 19764 20993 21025
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 41.95% 38.88% 38.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 13485 14405 14060
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 £320 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 389 462 425
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.77 £15.00 £19.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.80 £50.16 £51.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

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 27 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 27 June 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 27 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 -3 664 £400 +6.66% 353
London +12 325 £450 +8.10% 114
South East -37 101 £375 - 65
Yorkshire +31 62 £330 -8.96% 33
City of London -14 58 £450 +5.88% 35
North West +37 51 £338 +3.84% 51
West Yorkshire +20 46 £325 -13.33% 26
Leeds +29 40 £325 -13.33% 22
South West +6 38 £400 +23.07% 22
East of England -12 34 £360 -2.70% 29
West Midlands -14 33 £350 -6.04% 23
Manchester +32 31 £325 -7.14% 32
Surrey +8 24 £375 -3.22% 14
Bristol +8 24 £415 +23.42% 7
East Sussex +21 21 £345 - 2
Hampshire -15 20 £375 +11.94% 20
Hertfordshire +6 19 £355 -6.88% 8
Brighton +16 17 £330 - 2
Berkshire +18 16 £405 -7.42% 8
Kingston Upon Thames +2 16 £355 -11.80% 3
Cheshire +25 14 £363 +11.53% 7
East Midlands -13 14 £350 +3.70% 12
Scotland 0 12 £338 +1.88% 4
Basingstoke -2 11 £335 - 4
South Wales -4 10 £343 -5.51% 1
Wales -11 10 £343 -5.51% 4
South Yorkshire +9 9 £350 +2.94% 1
Watford +3 9 £350 -9.67% 4
Cardiff -1 9 £343 +7.03% 1
Warrington +21 7 £363 +11.53% 2

For the 6 months to 27 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 1278 (92.41%) SQL
2 996 (72.02%) SQL Server
3 568 (41.07%) .NET
4 563 (40.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 544 (39.33%) C#
6 512 (37.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 475 (34.35%) Microsoft
8 364 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
9 361 (26.10%) Business Intelligence
10 318 (22.99%) Finance
10 318 (22.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 309 (22.34%) ASP.NET
12 292 (21.11%) MVC
13 284 (20.54%) ETL
14 275 (19.88%) Data Warehouse
15 267 (19.31%) JavaScript
16 228 (16.49%) SQL Server 2008
17 216 (15.62%) SQL Server 2012
18 210 (15.18%) HTML
19 208 (15.04%) Web Services
20 201 (14.53%) Windows
21 190 (13.74%) CSS
22 172 (12.44%) Team Foundation Server
23 165 (11.93%) ASP.NET Web API
24 164 (11.86%) Visual Studio
25 160 (11.57%) .NET Framework
25 160 (11.57%) jQuery
26 157 (11.35%) AngularJS
27 150 (10.85%) Migration
28 147 (10.63%) 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 (6.22%) IIS
2 66 (4.77%) SharePoint
3 36 (2.60%) CMS
4 20 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
5 18 (1.30%) NServiceBus
6 17 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
7 15 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
8 11 (0.80%) SAS
8 11 (0.80%) Umbraco
9 6 (0.43%) Apache Pig
9 6 (0.43%) Apache Spark
9 6 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (0.36%) Apache Solr
10 5 (0.36%) DNN
10 5 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (0.36%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.29%) Anypoint
11 4 (0.29%) Confluence
11 4 (0.29%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 116 (8.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (1.88%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (0.94%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.29%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.22%) S-PLUS
7 2 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.14%) SPSS
7 2 (0.14%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 44 (3.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 16 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (0.58%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.22%) Cognos TM1
5 3 (0.22%) SunGard GMI
6 2 (0.14%) HFM
6 2 (0.14%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (0.14%) iTrent
6 2 (0.14%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.14%) SimCorp Dimension
6 2 (0.14%) Workday HCM
7 1 (0.072%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.072%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
7 1 (0.072%) Magento
7 1 (0.072%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.072%) Sage 1000
7 1 (0.072%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.072%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.072%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 147 (10.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (2.75%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (1.59%) SaaS
4 13 (0.94%) AWS Lambda
5 10 (0.72%) IaaS
6 9 (0.65%) GitHub
6 9 (0.65%) 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 (0.22%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.22%) Trello
10 2 (0.14%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.14%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 21 (1.52%) Firewall
2 10 (0.72%) Internet
3 9 (0.65%) FTP
3 9 (0.65%) Intranet
3 9 (0.65%) SAN
4 4 (0.29%) SSL
5 3 (0.22%) BIG-IP
5 3 (0.22%) DNS
5 3 (0.22%) 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
7 1 (0.072%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.072%) LAN
7 1 (0.072%) Skype
7 1 (0.072%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.072%) WAN
7 1 (0.072%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 996 (72.02%) SQL Server
2 563 (40.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 512 (37.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 318 (22.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 275 (19.88%) Data Warehouse
6 228 (16.49%) SQL Server 2008
7 216 (15.62%) SQL Server 2012
8 147 (10.63%) SQL Server 2014
9 95 (6.87%) Power BI
10 84 (6.07%) SQL Server 2016
11 74 (5.35%) SQL Server 2005
12 73 (5.28%) Relational Database
13 59 (4.27%) QlikView
14 43 (3.11%) Oracle Database
15 40 (2.89%) OLAP
16 38 (2.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 35 (2.53%) Big Data
17 35 (2.53%) BusinessObjects
18 30 (2.17%) MySQL
19 29 (2.10%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 172 (12.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 164 (11.86%) Visual Studio
3 89 (6.44%) Git (software)
4 60 (4.34%) NUnit
5 42 (3.04%) JIRA
6 39 (2.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 37 (2.68%) TeamCity
8 27 (1.95%) Moq
9 26 (1.88%) MSTest
10 24 (1.74%) Selenium
10 24 (1.74%) Subversion
11 22 (1.59%) Jenkins
12 20 (1.45%) Octopus Deploy
13 16 (1.16%) JSUnit
13 16 (1.16%) MSBuild
14 14 (1.01%) SpecFlow
15 12 (0.87%) Bitbucket
16 11 (0.80%) Talend Open Studio
17 10 (0.72%) Visual Studio Team System
18 7 (0.51%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 318 (22.99%) Finance
2 114 (8.24%) Banking
3 57 (4.12%) Marketing
4 52 (3.76%) Retail
5 45 (3.25%) Front Office
6 34 (2.46%) Back Office
7 33 (2.39%) Advertising
8 28 (2.02%) Investment Banking
9 24 (1.74%) Telecoms
10 22 (1.59%) Legal
10 22 (1.59%) Manufacturing
11 19 (1.37%) Electronics
12 14 (1.01%) Publishing
13 9 (0.65%) Games
14 8 (0.58%) 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
1 955 (69.05%) Developer
2 330 (23.86%) SQL Developer
3 263 (19.02%) .NET Developer
4 196 (14.17%) C# Developer
5 151 (10.92%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 134 (9.69%) Analyst
7 128 (9.26%) DBA
8 123 (8.89%) C# .NET Developer
9 112 (8.10%) SSIS Developer
10 107 (7.74%) Senior Developer
11 104 (7.52%) SQL DBA
12 93 (6.72%) T-SQL Developer
13 72 (5.21%) ETL Developer
14 71 (5.13%) SQL BI Developer
14 71 (5.13%) SSRS Developer
15 68 (4.92%) SQL Server Developer
16 62 (4.48%) ASP.NET Developer
17 51 (3.69%) Consultant
17 51 (3.69%) SQL Analyst
18 50 (3.62%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 568 (41.07%) .NET
2 309 (22.34%) ASP.NET
3 210 (15.18%) HTML
4 208 (15.04%) Web Services
5 190 (13.74%) CSS
6 165 (11.93%) ASP.NET Web API
7 160 (11.57%) .NET Framework
7 160 (11.57%) jQuery
8 157 (11.35%) AngularJS
9 146 (10.56%) ASP.NET MVC
10 128 (9.26%) WCF
11 124 (8.97%) XML
12 95 (6.87%) Entity Framework
13 94 (6.80%) HTML5
14 85 (6.15%) REST
15 76 (5.50%) Ajax
16 69 (4.99%) JSON
17 66 (4.77%) MDX
18 58 (4.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 53 (3.83%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 127 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
2 84 (6.07%) Greenfield Project
3 40 (2.89%) Replication
4 38 (2.75%) Fixed Income
5 37 (2.68%) Clustering
6 33 (2.39%) Data Structures
7 31 (2.24%) Management Information System
8 26 (1.88%) Computer Science
9 23 (1.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 20 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
10 20 (1.45%) NHS
11 18 (1.30%) Client/Server
12 17 (1.23%) Derivative
12 17 (1.23%) User Experience
13 14 (1.01%) Hedge funds
14 13 (0.94%) Algorithms
14 13 (0.94%) Equities
15 11 (0.80%) Fintech
16 9 (0.65%) N-Tier
17 7 (0.51%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 201 (14.53%) Windows
2 98 (7.09%) Linux
3 61 (4.41%) Windows Server
4 46 (3.33%) Unix
5 25 (1.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (1.59%) Solaris
7 20 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (1.08%) Ubuntu
9 14 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.22%) Android
10 3 (0.22%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.22%) MVS
10 3 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.22%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.14%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.072%) HPUX
12 1 (0.072%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.072%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 364 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 361 (26.10%) Business Intelligence
3 292 (21.11%) MVC
4 284 (20.54%) ETL
5 150 (10.85%) Migration
6 146 (10.56%) TDD
7 114 (8.24%) Data Modelling
8 113 (8.17%) Scrum
9 108 (7.81%) Performance Tuning
10 92 (6.65%) SDLC
10 92 (6.65%) Unit Testing
11 87 (6.29%) Data Migration
12 84 (6.07%) OO
12 84 (6.07%) Web Development
13 71 (5.13%) Analytics
14 67 (4.84%) CRM
15 62 (4.48%) Software Engineering
16 60 (4.34%) Continuous Integration
17 58 (4.19%) ITIL
17 58 (4.19%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 1278 (92.41%) SQL
2 544 (39.33%) C#
3 267 (19.31%) JavaScript
4 136 (9.83%) PowerShell
5 114 (8.24%) VB.NET
6 76 (5.50%) Java
6 76 (5.50%) PL/SQL
7 69 (4.99%) VB
8 56 (4.05%) VBA
9 41 (2.96%) TypeScript
10 38 (2.75%) Python
11 34 (2.46%) VBScript
12 33 (2.39%) VB6
13 32 (2.31%) C
14 31 (2.24%) Shell Script
15 28 (2.02%) C++
16 21 (1.52%) Korn
16 21 (1.52%) Perl
17 20 (1.45%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 16 (1.16%) R
Qualifications
1 74 (5.35%) Degree
2 43 (3.11%) Security Cleared
3 31 (2.24%) SC Cleared
4 28 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (0.72%) DV Cleared
7 9 (0.65%) Numerate Degree
8 7 (0.51%) MCITP
8 7 (0.51%) 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 (0.22%) Master's Degree
12 3 (0.22%) MCSA
12 3 (0.22%) Sun Certification
13 2 (0.14%) DBS Check
13 2 (0.14%) OCP
13 2 (0.14%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (2.89%) Data Quality
2 34 (2.46%) QA
3 9 (0.65%) MiFID
3 9 (0.65%) SLA
4 7 (0.51%) 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 (0.072%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.072%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.072%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.072%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.072%) WCAG
System Software
1 20 (1.45%) Docker
2 13 (0.94%) 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 (0.072%) Cronacle
6 1 (0.072%) Firmware
6 1 (0.072%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.072%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.072%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (1.01%) Control-M
2 10 (0.72%) SCOM
3 9 (0.65%) 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 (0.22%) Hadoop YARN
7 3 (0.22%) Opsview
7 3 (0.22%) WSUS
8 2 (0.14%) Data Guard
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 (0.072%) HP Fortify
9 1 (0.072%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 475 (34.35%) Microsoft
2 118 (8.53%) Oracle
3 62 (4.48%) SAP
4 49 (3.54%) Sybase
5 42 (3.04%) Tableau
6 28 (2.02%) Sitecore
7 19 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
8 13 (0.94%) Google
9 12 (0.87%) IBM
9 12 (0.87%) RedGate
10 11 (0.80%) Talend
11 10 (0.72%) Cognos
11 10 (0.72%) DevExpress
12 9 (0.65%) VMware
13 8 (0.58%) Perforce
13 8 (0.58%) Splunk
13 8 (0.58%) Typemock
13 8 (0.58%) Xamarin
14 7 (0.51%) HP
14 7 (0.51%) Informatica
West Sussex
Austin Fraser
Posted: 3 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Venn Group
Rate: £10 - £13 Per Hour
Posted: 5 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Posted: 10 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Venturi
Rate: £15 - £23 per hour
Posted: 1 hour ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Latcom Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £380.00 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Roc Search
Posted: 10 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Ventnor, Isle of Wight
IT Retail People Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Good rates and Opportunity
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £330 - £370 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mason Frank International
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Devonshire Hayes Recruitment Specialists Ltd
Rate: From £380 to £410 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Northamptonshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £550 to £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £475 per day 3 Months Rolling
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Rate: £335 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago