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 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
England / West Midlands
Rank 85 81 67
Rank change year-on-year -4 -14  
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 33 50 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.46% 1.86% 2.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.82% 5.43% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 34 34
Median daily rate £338 £370 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.78% +16.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £291 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £41.00 - £28.69
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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 684 920 784
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 30.23% 34.15% 30.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 553 451
Median daily rate £390 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +11.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 11 43
Median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +21.99%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £9.00 £22.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 £38.00 £37.30
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 in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 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
Birmingham +1 11 £375 - 8
Staffordshire +3 9 £275 -25.67% 5
Coventry +4 3 £325 -29.72%
Warwickshire -11 3 £343 +6.20% 3
Smethwick - 2 £350 -
Worcestershire - 1 £350 - 7
T-SQL
England

T-SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for T-SQL.

1 97 (97.00%) SQL
2 75 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 54 (54.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 51 (51.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 47 (47.00%) Microsoft
6 37 (37.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 35 (35.00%) .NET
7 35 (35.00%) C#
8 32 (32.00%) Data Warehouse
9 29 (29.00%) Business Intelligence
9 29 (29.00%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (25.00%) ASP.NET
10 25 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 22 (22.00%) MVC
12 21 (21.00%) JavaScript
12 21 (21.00%) jQuery
12 21 (21.00%) SQL Server 2012
13 20 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 18 (18.00%) ETL
14 18 (18.00%) Visual Studio
15 17 (17.00%) .NET Framework
16 16 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
16 16 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
16 16 (16.00%) AngularJS
17 15 (15.00%) MS Excel
18 14 (14.00%) SQL Server 2008
19 13 (13.00%) PowerShell
19 13 (13.00%) Git (software)
19 13 (13.00%) Advertising
19 13 (13.00%) SQL Server 2014

T-SQL
Top Related 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 4 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.00%) IIS
3 1 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.00%) CMS
3 1 (1.00%) DNN
3 1 (1.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.00%) MS Office
2 1 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.00%) Sage 1000
2 1 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 16 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.00%) Internet
1 1 (1.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 54 (54.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 51 (51.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 37 (37.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 32 (32.00%) Data Warehouse
6 21 (21.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (14.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (13.00%) SQL Server 2014
9 7 (7.00%) Data Lake
9 7 (7.00%) OLAP
9 7 (7.00%) SQL Server 2016
10 6 (6.00%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (5.00%) Power BI
11 5 (5.00%) QlikView
12 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (3.00%) Big Data
13 3 (3.00%) Data Mining
14 2 (2.00%) Azure SQL Database
14 2 (2.00%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 25 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 18 (18.00%) Visual Studio
4 13 (13.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (4.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (4.00%) Subversion
5 4 (4.00%) TeamCity
6 3 (3.00%) Selenium
7 2 (2.00%) JIRA
8 1 (1.00%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 13 (13.00%) Advertising
2 5 (5.00%) Finance
3 3 (3.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (44.00%) Developer
2 20 (20.00%) Analyst
3 14 (14.00%) DBA
3 14 (14.00%) SQL Developer
4 13 (13.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 13 (13.00%) SQL DBA
5 12 (12.00%) .NET Developer
6 9 (9.00%) SQL Analyst
7 8 (8.00%) SQL Server DBA
8 7 (7.00%) Business Analyst
8 7 (7.00%) Programmer
9 6 (6.00%) C# Developer
9 6 (6.00%) SSRS Developer
10 5 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (5.00%) Consultant
10 5 (5.00%) Senior DBA
10 5 (5.00%) SQL BI Developer
11 4 (4.00%) Senior SQL DBA
11 4 (4.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (35.00%) .NET
2 25 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 21 (21.00%) jQuery
4 17 (17.00%) .NET Framework
5 16 (16.00%) AngularJS
5 16 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (12.00%) Entity Framework
7 11 (11.00%) HTML
7 11 (11.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 10 (10.00%) LINQ
9 9 (9.00%) CSS
10 8 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 8 (8.00%) HTML5
10 8 (8.00%) XML
11 7 (7.00%) AutoMapper
11 7 (7.00%) MDX
11 7 (7.00%) StructureMap
12 5 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (5.00%) WCF
12 5 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.00%) NHS
2 5 (5.00%) Clustering
3 4 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.00%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.00%) Replication
4 2 (2.00%) User Experience
5 1 (1.00%) AS400
5 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.00%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.00%) Windows
2 8 (8.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (7.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (4.00%) Linux
5 3 (3.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (29.00%) Agile Software Development
1 29 (29.00%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (22.00%) MVC
3 18 (18.00%) ETL
4 12 (12.00%) Test Planning
5 11 (11.00%) Data Management
5 11 (11.00%) Defect Management
5 11 (11.00%) Master Data Management
5 11 (11.00%) SDLC
5 11 (11.00%) Test Automation
5 11 (11.00%) Use Case
6 10 (10.00%) Data Analysis
6 10 (10.00%) Migration
6 10 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (10.00%) Waterfall
7 9 (9.00%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (8.00%) Scrum
9 7 (7.00%) Business Process Mapping
9 7 (7.00%) GAP Analysis
9 7 (7.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 97 (97.00%) SQL
2 35 (35.00%) C#
3 21 (21.00%) JavaScript
4 13 (13.00%) PowerShell
5 8 (8.00%) TypeScript
5 8 (8.00%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.00%) Java
6 2 (2.00%) VB
7 1 (1.00%) C
7 1 (1.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 1 (1.00%) Perl
7 1 (1.00%) VB6
7 1 (1.00%) VBA
7 1 (1.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (3.00%) QA
2 2 (2.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (6.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.00%) SCOM
1 4 (4.00%) WSUS
2 1 (1.00%) Rundeck
2 1 (1.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 47 (47.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.00%) Cognos
2 2 (2.00%) IDERA
2 2 (2.00%) RedGate
2 2 (2.00%) Sage
2 2 (2.00%) Tableau
3 1 (1.00%) JD Edwards
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle
3 1 (1.00%) Xamarin
Wolverhampton
Noir Consulting
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago