Period
to 20 July 2017

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 6 months to 20 July 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
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 168 149 100
Rank change year-on-year -19 -49 +16
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 1464 1878 2317
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.54% 1.71% 2.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.69% 4.42% 5.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1068 1385 1714
UK median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £290 £259 £263
90th Percentile £538 £503 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +2.86% +7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 31 44
UK median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.74% +73.81% -40.00%
10th Percentile £21.10 £12.25 £15.00
90th Percentile £195.00 £45.00 £38.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £36.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +4.86% +71.43% -40.00%

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 39639 42526 42389
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 41.63% 38.63% 37.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 27166 29172 27980
UK median daily rate £445 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £625 £594 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 800 922 867
UK median hourly rate £41.13 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +7.14% +2.94%
10th Percentile £16.25 £13.35 £15.75
90th Percentile £53.75 £51.25 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +12.00% +7.14% -

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 6 months to 20 July 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 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for T-SQL in the UK

T-SQL
Top 16 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 6 months to 20 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -17 1387 £400 +6.67% 360
UK excluding London -36 740 £360 +2.86% 250
London +5 691 £450 +12.50% 117
South East -20 213 £375 - 62
North of England -17 212 £348 +2.35% 92
Yorkshire -12 107 £335 -7.59% 41
Midlands -32 106 £350 -6.67% 32
North West +18 97 £350 +7.69% 49
South West +10 86 £400 +17.22% 27
East of England -25 71 £350 - 30
West Midlands -27 62 £350 -5.41% 15
East Midlands +4 43 £350 -0.07% 17
Scotland +5 27 £325 -7.14% 6
Wales -22 15 £346 +2.59%
Northern Ireland -34 10 £413 +13.79% 1
North East -11 8 £350 +19.35% 2

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 1341 (91.60%) SQL
2 1041 (71.11%) SQL Server
3 612 (41.80%) .NET
4 585 (39.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 579 (39.55%) C#
6 519 (35.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 515 (35.18%) Microsoft
8 432 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
9 399 (27.25%) Business Intelligence
10 351 (23.98%) ASP.NET
11 332 (22.68%) Finance
11 332 (22.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 330 (22.54%) MVC
13 310 (21.17%) ETL
14 306 (20.90%) Data Warehouse
15 287 (19.60%) JavaScript
16 236 (16.12%) Web Services
17 232 (15.85%) HTML
18 229 (15.64%) SQL Server 2008
19 208 (14.21%) CSS
20 206 (14.07%) SQL Server 2012
21 202 (13.80%) Windows
22 195 (13.32%) ASP.NET Web API
23 176 (12.02%) jQuery
24 172 (11.75%) ASP.NET MVC
24 172 (11.75%) Migration
25 169 (11.54%) AngularJS
26 168 (11.48%) .NET Framework
27 164 (11.20%) Visual Studio
28 162 (11.07%) Team Foundation Server

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 75 (5.12%) IIS
2 71 (4.85%) SharePoint
3 37 (2.53%) CMS
4 23 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
5 18 (1.23%) NServiceBus
6 17 (1.16%) Umbraco
7 16 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
7 16 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
8 13 (0.89%) SAS
9 8 (0.55%) Drupal
10 7 (0.48%) Apache Solr
10 7 (0.48%) Apache Spark
11 6 (0.41%) Apache Pig
11 6 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 6 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.34%) Apache
12 5 (0.34%) DNN
12 5 (0.34%) JBoss
13 4 (0.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 121 (8.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 36 (2.46%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (1.30%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.27%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.20%) S-PLUS
7 2 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.14%) SPSS
7 2 (0.14%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 53 (3.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (2.05%) Dynamics AX
3 17 (1.16%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (0.20%) SunGard GMI
5 2 (0.14%) HFM
5 2 (0.14%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (0.14%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.14%) SimCorp Dimension
5 2 (0.14%) Workday HCM
6 1 (0.068%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.068%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.068%) Magento
6 1 (0.068%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.068%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.068%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.068%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.068%) Oracle TCA
6 1 (0.068%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.068%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 152 (10.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (2.87%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (1.57%) SaaS
4 14 (0.96%) AWS Lambda
5 13 (0.89%) GitHub
5 13 (0.89%) IaaS
6 12 (0.82%) PaaS
7 8 (0.55%) Office 365
8 5 (0.34%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.27%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (0.27%) Azure Data Factory
9 4 (0.27%) Route 53
9 4 (0.27%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 3 (0.20%) Azure Machine Learning
10 3 (0.20%) Trello
11 2 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.14%) Boomi
11 2 (0.14%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.02%) Firewall
2 12 (0.82%) Internet
3 11 (0.75%) Intranet
4 8 (0.55%) FTP
4 8 (0.55%) SAN
5 4 (0.27%) DNS
6 2 (0.14%) IPsec
6 2 (0.14%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.14%) Modbus
6 2 (0.14%) SSL
6 2 (0.14%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.14%) VPN
6 2 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.14%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.068%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.068%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.068%) DHCP
7 1 (0.068%) HTTP
7 1 (0.068%) Skype
7 1 (0.068%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1041 (71.11%) SQL Server
2 585 (39.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 519 (35.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 332 (22.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 306 (20.90%) Data Warehouse
6 229 (15.64%) SQL Server 2008
7 206 (14.07%) SQL Server 2012
8 136 (9.29%) SQL Server 2014
9 107 (7.31%) Power BI
10 98 (6.69%) SQL Server 2016
11 84 (5.74%) Relational Database
12 75 (5.12%) SQL Server 2005
13 51 (3.48%) QlikView
14 49 (3.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 48 (3.28%) OLAP
16 43 (2.94%) Oracle Database
17 42 (2.87%) Big Data
18 40 (2.73%) RDBMS
19 39 (2.66%) MySQL
20 37 (2.53%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 164 (11.20%) Visual Studio
2 162 (11.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 94 (6.42%) Git (software)
4 66 (4.51%) NUnit
5 47 (3.21%) JIRA
6 38 (2.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 34 (2.32%) TeamCity
8 32 (2.19%) Moq
9 28 (1.91%) MSTest
10 26 (1.78%) Jenkins
10 26 (1.78%) Selenium
10 26 (1.78%) Subversion
11 20 (1.37%) Octopus Deploy
12 16 (1.09%) JSUnit
12 16 (1.09%) SpecFlow
13 13 (0.89%) Bitbucket
13 13 (0.89%) MSBuild
14 12 (0.82%) Eclipse
14 12 (0.82%) Talend Open Studio
14 12 (0.82%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 332 (22.68%) Finance
2 120 (8.20%) Banking
3 67 (4.58%) Marketing
4 55 (3.76%) Retail
5 41 (2.80%) Front Office
6 35 (2.39%) Investment Banking
7 29 (1.98%) Back Office
7 29 (1.98%) Telecoms
8 27 (1.84%) Advertising
9 25 (1.71%) Manufacturing
10 23 (1.57%) Electronics
10 23 (1.57%) Legal
11 15 (1.02%) Publishing
12 13 (0.89%) Games
13 9 (0.61%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.55%) Automotive
15 7 (0.48%) Law
16 6 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.41%) Retail Banking
17 5 (0.34%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 1015 (69.33%) Developer
2 337 (23.02%) SQL Developer
3 272 (18.58%) .NET Developer
4 199 (13.59%) C# Developer
5 172 (11.75%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 145 (9.90%) Analyst
7 121 (8.27%) DBA
8 117 (7.99%) C# .NET Developer
9 108 (7.38%) Senior Developer
9 108 (7.38%) SSIS Developer
10 96 (6.56%) SQL DBA
11 85 (5.81%) T-SQL Developer
12 77 (5.26%) SQL BI Developer
13 72 (4.92%) SSRS Developer
14 70 (4.78%) ETL Developer
15 67 (4.58%) SQL Server Developer
16 62 (4.23%) ASP.NET Developer
17 57 (3.89%) Data Analyst
18 55 (3.76%) SQL Analyst
19 53 (3.62%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 612 (41.80%) .NET
2 351 (23.98%) ASP.NET
3 236 (16.12%) Web Services
4 232 (15.85%) HTML
5 208 (14.21%) CSS
6 195 (13.32%) ASP.NET Web API
7 176 (12.02%) jQuery
8 172 (11.75%) ASP.NET MVC
9 169 (11.54%) AngularJS
10 168 (11.48%) .NET Framework
11 151 (10.31%) WCF
12 134 (9.15%) XML
13 104 (7.10%) HTML5
14 98 (6.69%) Entity Framework
15 95 (6.49%) REST
16 90 (6.15%) Ajax
17 72 (4.92%) MDX
18 69 (4.71%) JSON
19 65 (4.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 60 (4.10%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 139 (9.49%) Analytical Skills
2 89 (6.08%) Greenfield Project
3 45 (3.07%) Fixed Income
4 44 (3.01%) Data Structures
5 42 (2.87%) Replication
6 39 (2.66%) Clustering
7 30 (2.05%) Computer Science
8 28 (1.91%) Management Information System
9 26 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
10 23 (1.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 18 (1.23%) Client/Server
11 18 (1.23%) User Experience
12 16 (1.09%) Equities
12 16 (1.09%) NHS
13 14 (0.96%) Derivative
14 13 (0.89%) Fintech
15 12 (0.82%) Algorithms
15 12 (0.82%) Market Risk
16 11 (0.75%) N-Tier
17 10 (0.68%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 202 (13.80%) Windows
2 99 (6.76%) Linux
3 57 (3.89%) Unix
4 56 (3.83%) Windows Server
5 25 (1.71%) Solaris
6 24 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (0.68%) Ubuntu
10 7 (0.48%) Android
11 4 (0.27%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.20%) MVS
12 3 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.20%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.14%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.068%) AIX
14 1 (0.068%) HPUX
14 1 (0.068%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.068%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 432 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
2 399 (27.25%) Business Intelligence
3 330 (22.54%) MVC
4 310 (21.17%) ETL
5 172 (11.75%) Migration
6 156 (10.66%) TDD
7 152 (10.38%) Data Modelling
8 139 (9.49%) Scrum
9 116 (7.92%) SDLC
10 114 (7.79%) Unit Testing
11 107 (7.31%) Data Migration
12 104 (7.10%) Performance Tuning
13 101 (6.90%) Web Development
14 90 (6.15%) OO
15 81 (5.53%) CRM
16 78 (5.33%) Analytics
17 71 (4.85%) ITIL
18 70 (4.78%) Kimball Methodology
19 64 (4.37%) Continuous Integration
20 60 (4.10%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1341 (91.60%) SQL
2 579 (39.55%) C#
3 287 (19.60%) JavaScript
4 128 (8.74%) PowerShell
5 103 (7.04%) VB.NET
6 87 (5.94%) Java
7 76 (5.19%) PL/SQL
8 69 (4.71%) VB
9 54 (3.69%) Python
9 54 (3.69%) VBA
10 45 (3.07%) TypeScript
11 39 (2.66%) Shell Script
12 34 (2.32%) C
12 34 (2.32%) VB6
13 32 (2.19%) VBScript
14 31 (2.12%) Perl
15 30 (2.05%) C++
15 30 (2.05%) Korn
16 23 (1.57%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 22 (1.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 76 (5.19%) Degree
2 52 (3.55%) Security Cleared
3 39 (2.66%) SC Cleared
4 28 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (1.09%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (0.61%) DV Cleared
7 8 (0.55%) MCITP
8 7 (0.48%) ISEB
9 6 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.41%) MCSE
9 6 (0.41%) MCTS
9 6 (0.41%) Numerate Degree
10 5 (0.34%) MCDBA
11 4 (0.27%) MCP
12 3 (0.20%) Master's Degree
12 3 (0.20%) Sun Certification
13 2 (0.14%) DBS Check
13 2 (0.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (0.14%) OCP
13 2 (0.14%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (3.14%) Data Quality
2 31 (2.12%) QA
3 10 (0.68%) MiFID
3 10 (0.68%) SLA
4 7 (0.48%) EMIR
5 6 (0.41%) 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
7 1 (0.068%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.068%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.068%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.068%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.068%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.068%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.068%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.068%) WCAG
System Software
1 32 (2.19%) Docker
2 19 (1.30%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.41%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.27%) HDFS
6 2 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.068%) Cronacle
7 1 (0.068%) Firmware
7 1 (0.068%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.068%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.068%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (0.68%) Microsoft Clustering
2 8 (0.55%) Control-M
2 8 (0.55%) Failover Clustering
2 8 (0.55%) SCOM
3 6 (0.41%) Nagios
4 5 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (0.34%) Puppet
5 4 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.20%) Hadoop YARN
6 3 (0.20%) Opsview
6 3 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (0.20%) WSUS
7 2 (0.14%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.14%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (0.14%) Oozie
7 2 (0.14%) SCCM
7 2 (0.14%) Terraform
8 1 (0.068%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.068%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 515 (35.18%) Microsoft
2 139 (9.49%) Oracle
3 73 (4.99%) SAP
4 53 (3.62%) Sybase
5 47 (3.21%) Tableau
6 33 (2.25%) Sitecore
7 23 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
8 15 (1.02%) RedGate
9 12 (0.82%) Talend
10 11 (0.75%) Cognos
10 11 (0.75%) Google
11 10 (0.68%) IBM
11 10 (0.68%) VMware
12 9 (0.61%) DevExpress
12 9 (0.61%) Informatica
12 9 (0.61%) Typemock
13 8 (0.55%) JD Edwards
13 8 (0.55%) Perforce
14 7 (0.48%) HP
14 7 (0.48%) Splunk
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