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 28 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 81 60
Rank change year-on-year -7 -21  
Contract jobs citing T-SQL 33 65 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.59% 2.16% 2.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.95% 6.62% 7.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 43 36
Median daily rate £350 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £487 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Median hourly rate £34.50 £36.50 £26.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.47% +39.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.55 £36.50 £23.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.35 £36.50 £36.29
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 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 666 982 759
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 32.05% 32.67% 32.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 627 464
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £490 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 22 36
Median hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 £24.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.00% +0.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £20.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £38.25 £37.50
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 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 28 June 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 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 3 months to 28 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
Wolverhampton - 6 £350 - 1
Staffordshire 0 5 £326 +38.82% 4
Warwickshire 0 5 £335 -21.17% 2
Birmingham -1 5 £358 -10.62% 4
Solihull +12 1 £325 - 1
Coventry -4 1 £450 +24.13% 2
Wednesbury - 1 - -
T-SQL
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for T-SQL.

1 57 (90.48%) SQL
2 51 (80.95%) SQL Server
3 35 (55.56%) .NET
4 34 (53.97%) C#
5 28 (44.44%) Microsoft
6 25 (39.68%) ASP.NET
7 24 (38.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 23 (36.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 21 (33.33%) JavaScript
10 19 (30.16%) MVC
11 18 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (26.98%) jQuery
13 16 (25.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 16 (25.40%) HTML
13 16 (25.40%) CSS
14 15 (23.81%) Data Warehouse
14 15 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
15 14 (22.22%) Visual Studio
15 14 (22.22%) ETL
16 12 (19.05%) SQL Server 2016
17 11 (17.46%) PowerShell
17 11 (17.46%) Web Services
17 11 (17.46%) SQL Server 2005
17 11 (17.46%) .NET Framework
18 10 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
18 10 (15.87%) VB.NET
18 10 (15.87%) Microsoft Azure
18 10 (15.87%) Performance Tuning
18 10 (15.87%) SQL Server 2014
19 9 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012

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 5 (7.94%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.35%) DNN
3 3 (4.76%) CMS
4 1 (1.59%) IIS
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle 10gAS
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.59%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.59%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.76%) Trello
3 2 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.59%) IaaS
4 1 (1.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.94%) Internet
1 5 (7.94%) Intranet
2 1 (1.59%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (80.95%) SQL Server
2 24 (38.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (36.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (25.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 15 (23.81%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (19.05%) SQL Server 2016
7 11 (17.46%) SQL Server 2005
8 10 (15.87%) SQL Server 2014
9 9 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (9.52%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (7.94%) OLAP
12 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (6.35%) Power BI
12 4 (6.35%) QlikView
13 3 (4.76%) RDBMS
13 3 (4.76%) Relational Database
13 3 (4.76%) SSDT
14 2 (3.17%) Data Mining
14 2 (3.17%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 14 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 7 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 7 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 6 (9.52%) JIRA
3 6 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.17%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.17%) Selenium
4 2 (3.17%) Subversion
4 2 (3.17%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.59%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.59%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (7.94%) Automotive
2 4 (6.35%) Advertising
2 4 (6.35%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) Marketing
2 4 (6.35%) Retail
3 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (50.79%) Developer
2 17 (26.98%) DBA
2 17 (26.98%) SQL DBA
3 15 (23.81%) .NET Developer
4 10 (15.87%) SQL Server DBA
5 7 (11.11%) Software Developer
6 6 (9.52%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 6 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (9.52%) C# Developer
7 5 (7.94%) Analyst
7 5 (7.94%) SQL Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (6.35%) ETL Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) SQL Developer
8 4 (6.35%) SSIS Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) VB.NET Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Senior SQL DBA
9 3 (4.76%) SSRS Analyst
9 3 (4.76%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (55.56%) .NET
2 25 (39.68%) ASP.NET
3 17 (26.98%) jQuery
4 16 (25.40%) CSS
4 16 (25.40%) HTML
5 11 (17.46%) .NET Framework
5 11 (17.46%) Web Services
6 9 (14.29%) HTML5
7 8 (12.70%) AngularJS
7 8 (12.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (12.70%) Entity Framework
8 7 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 6 (9.52%) Ajax
9 6 (9.52%) CSS3
9 6 (9.52%) LINQ
10 5 (7.94%) Classic ASP
10 5 (7.94%) Razor View Engine
10 5 (7.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (7.94%) XML
11 4 (6.35%) AutoMapper
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) Clustering
2 4 (6.35%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (6.35%) NHS
2 4 (6.35%) Replication
3 3 (4.76%) User Experience
4 1 (1.59%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.70%) Windows
2 4 (6.35%) Linux
3 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.17%) Unix
4 2 (3.17%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.59%) HPUX
5 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.16%) MVC
2 18 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (22.22%) ETL
4 10 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (15.87%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (14.29%) Migration
6 7 (11.11%) Web Development
7 4 (6.35%) High Availability
7 4 (6.35%) Mentoring
7 4 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (6.35%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (4.76%) Business Analysis
8 3 (4.76%) Content Management
8 3 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (4.76%) Scrum
8 3 (4.76%) Software Engineering
8 3 (4.76%) Strategic Planning
8 3 (4.76%) System Testing
8 3 (4.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 57 (90.48%) SQL
2 34 (53.97%) C#
3 21 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 11 (17.46%) PowerShell
5 10 (15.87%) VB.NET
6 5 (7.94%) TypeScript
7 2 (3.17%) Java
7 2 (3.17%) VB
8 1 (1.59%) Perl
8 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.59%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.94%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.76%) Degree
4 2 (3.17%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.59%) MCSA
5 1 (1.59%) MCSE
5 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.59%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.17%) Docker
3 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) SCOM
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.59%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (1.59%) Cognos
3 1 (1.59%) IDERA
3 1 (1.59%) Informatica
3 1 (1.59%) JD Edwards
3 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.59%) RedGate
3 1 (1.59%) Sage
3 1 (1.59%) Tableau
3 1 (1.59%) VMware
3 1 (1.59%) Xamarin