The table below looks at the statistics for Azure SQL Database skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Azure SQL Database over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - -
Azure SQL Database
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
164 154 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.13% 20.59% 18.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 99 78
Median daily rate £413 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £16.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+8.77% +14.00%

Azure SQL Database
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Azure SQL Database as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Azure SQL Database Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham