Period
to 25 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 25 March 2019 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
25 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 109 102 88
Rank change year-on-year -7 -14 -13
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 94 89 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.90% 1.87% 2.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.32% 5.51% 6.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 57 71
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £306 £275 £213
90th Percentile £538 £485 £475
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
West Midlands median hourly rate - £32.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +103.13% -56.76%
England median hourly rate £24.75 £37.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -34.00% +127.27% -55.41%

T-SQL is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,768 1,616 1,510
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 35.79% 33.99% 30.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,064 1,038 939
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £308 £256 £255
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £485 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +2.11% +8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 49 44
West Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £33.00 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.36% +33.33% +15.12%
10th Percentile £15.25 £24.50 £12.48
90th Percentile £58.53 £48.75 £40.68
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

T-SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing T-SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for T-SQL in the West Midlands

T-SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for T-SQL in the West Midlands

T-SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing T-SQL in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 25 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for T-SQL in the West Midlands

T-SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for T-SQL in the West Midlands

T-SQL
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 March 2019. 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
Birmingham +19 31 £335 -16.25% 5
Coventry +7 29 £450 +12.50%
Staffordshire -6 10 £375 +18.11% 4
Warwickshire +8 4 £466 +200.81% 3
Solihull -2 2 £425 +33.33%
Walsall - 1 £313 - 1
T-SQL
England

For the 6 months to 25 March 2019, IT contractor jobs citing T-SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for T-SQL.

1 91 (96.81%) SQL
2 75 (79.79%) SQL Server
3 55 (58.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 51 (54.26%) C#
5 47 (50.00%) .NET
6 43 (45.74%) Microsoft Azure
7 37 (39.36%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (36.17%) Data Warehouse
9 30 (31.91%) Business Intelligence
10 29 (30.85%) ETL
11 28 (29.79%) Visual Studio
12 27 (28.72%) Data Analysis
13 26 (27.66%) Migration
13 26 (27.66%) Microsoft
13 26 (27.66%) Git (software)
14 25 (26.60%) Azure Data Factory
15 23 (24.47%) Microservices
15 23 (24.47%) Team Foundation Server
15 23 (24.47%) Data Migration
15 23 (24.47%) SOAP
16 22 (23.40%) REST
16 22 (23.40%) NServiceBus
16 22 (23.40%) ASP.NET Web API
17 21 (22.34%) SQL Server 2012
17 21 (22.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 19 (20.21%) XML
18 19 (20.21%) SaaS
18 19 (20.21%) PaaS
19 18 (19.15%) .NET Core
20 17 (18.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services

T-SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 22 (23.40%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 9 (9.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.06%) DELMIA
2 1 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.06%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.06%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.06%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 43 (45.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (26.60%) Azure Data Factory
3 19 (20.21%) PaaS
3 19 (20.21%) SaaS
4 6 (6.38%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (1.06%) Azure Functions
6 1 (1.06%) GitHub
6 1 (1.06%) IaaS
6 1 (1.06%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.26%) Internet
2 2 (2.13%) HTTP
2 2 (2.13%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (79.79%) SQL Server
2 55 (58.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 34 (36.17%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (22.34%) SQL Server 2012
4 21 (22.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (18.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (15.96%) Power BI
7 5 (5.32%) Azure SQL Database
7 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (4.26%) QlikView
8 4 (4.26%) Relational Database
8 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (3.19%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (3.19%) Data Lake
9 3 (3.19%) Data Mart
9 3 (3.19%) OLAP
9 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (2.13%) DTS
10 2 (2.13%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 28 (29.79%) Visual Studio
2 26 (27.66%) Git (software)
3 23 (24.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (8.51%) JIRA
5 7 (7.45%) Subversion
6 1 (1.06%) Selenium
6 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (10.64%) Finance
1 10 (10.64%) Publishing
2 5 (5.32%) Retail
3 4 (4.26%) Back Office
4 2 (2.13%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.13%) Marketing
5 1 (1.06%) Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (63.83%) Developer
2 27 (28.72%) Analyst
3 23 (24.47%) .NET Developer
4 15 (15.96%) SQL Developer
5 14 (14.89%) C# Developer
5 14 (14.89%) SQL Analyst
6 13 (13.83%) Data Analyst
6 13 (13.83%) Test Analyst
7 12 (12.77%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 12 (12.77%) SSIS Developer
8 11 (11.70%) Analyst Developer
8 11 (11.70%) ETL Analyst
9 9 (9.57%) Agile Test Analyst
9 9 (9.57%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (7.45%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 7 (7.45%) SSIS Analyst
11 6 (6.38%) Azure Developer
12 5 (5.32%) Data Warehouse Developer
12 5 (5.32%) SQL Data Analyst
12 5 (5.32%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (50.00%) .NET
2 23 (24.47%) SOAP
3 22 (23.40%) ASP.NET Web API
3 22 (23.40%) REST
4 19 (20.21%) XML
5 18 (19.15%) .NET Core
6 16 (17.02%) JSON
7 14 (14.89%) .NET Framework
8 12 (12.77%) XML Schema
9 11 (11.70%) jQuery
10 9 (9.57%) AngularJS
10 9 (9.57%) HTML
11 8 (8.51%) CSS
12 7 (7.45%) Kendo UI
12 7 (7.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (7.45%) WinForms
13 5 (5.32%) MDX
14 3 (3.19%) ASP.NET
14 3 (3.19%) NHibernate
14 3 (3.19%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.19%) FMCG
2 2 (2.13%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.06%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.38%) Windows
2 1 (1.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (39.36%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (31.91%) Business Intelligence
3 29 (30.85%) ETL
4 27 (28.72%) Data Analysis
5 26 (27.66%) Migration
6 23 (24.47%) Data Migration
6 23 (24.47%) Microservices
7 14 (14.89%) API Development
8 12 (12.77%) MVC
8 12 (12.77%) Validation
9 9 (9.57%) Web Development
10 8 (8.51%) Data Acquisition
10 8 (8.51%) Data Virtualisation
10 8 (8.51%) Scrum
10 8 (8.51%) Test Scripting
11 7 (7.45%) Data Integration
11 7 (7.45%) Test Automation
12 6 (6.38%) CRM
12 6 (6.38%) TDD
13 5 (5.32%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 91 (96.81%) SQL
2 51 (54.26%) C#
3 10 (10.64%) JavaScript
4 6 (6.38%) PL/SQL
5 5 (5.32%) VB.NET
6 4 (4.26%) XPath
7 2 (2.13%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 2 (2.13%) Scala
7 2 (2.13%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (8.51%) ISEB
1 8 (8.51%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.13%) GDPR
2 1 (1.06%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.06%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.06%) FlexNet
Vendors
1 26 (27.66%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.32%) Oracle
3 3 (3.19%) Cognos
4 2 (2.13%) Google
4 2 (2.13%) Telerik
5 1 (1.06%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.06%) WSO2
5 1 (1.06%) Xamarin