The table below looks at the statistics for Azure SQL Database skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Azure SQL Database over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
London / City of London
Rank 140 150 189
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +39
Contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database 6 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.21% 0.13% 0.019%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.74% 0.46% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Median daily rate £525 £513 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% +36.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
+20.37% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 - -

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 City of London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
808 874 1229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 27.72% 27.40% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 652 701 970
Median daily rate £475 £475 £432
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £340 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £22.34 £55.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.39% +52.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+38.18% -15.38%

Azure SQL Database
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London 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 the City of London

Azure SQL Database
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database across the City of London region.

Azure SQL Database Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Azure SQL Database
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Azure SQL Database across the City of London region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Azure SQL Database Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Azure SQL Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Azure SQL Database 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 City of London region with a requirement for Azure SQL Database.

1 18 (100.00%) SQL
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 9 (50.00%) Scrum
3 9 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 9 (50.00%) MongoDB
4 8 (44.44%) Progressive Enhancement
4 8 (44.44%) Apple iOS
4 8 (44.44%) REST
4 8 (44.44%) Cocoa Touch
4 8 (44.44%) Mobile App
4 8 (44.44%) iOS Development
4 8 (44.44%) Apple Swift
4 8 (44.44%) TestFlight
4 8 (44.44%) SOAP
4 8 (44.44%) Web Services
4 8 (44.44%) MySQL
4 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 8 (44.44%) Cocoa
4 8 (44.44%) Objective-C
4 8 (44.44%) Test Automation
4 8 (44.44%) CouchDB
4 8 (44.44%) Unit Testing
4 8 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (44.44%) Software Engineering
4 8 (44.44%) SQLite
4 8 (44.44%) TDD
5 6 (33.33%) .NET
6 5 (27.78%) C#

Azure SQL Database
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (44.44%) TestFlight
3 3 (16.67%) IaaS
3 3 (16.67%) PaaS
4 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (5.56%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 8 (44.44%) CouchDB
2 8 (44.44%) MySQL
2 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 8 (44.44%) SQLite
3 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (11.11%) Power BI
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (5.56%) Data Lake
6 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
6 1 (5.56%) OLAP
6 1 (5.56%) QlikView
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) SpecFlow
2 1 (5.56%) Subversion
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (11.11%) Banking
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Games
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) iOS Developer
2 8 (44.44%) Senior Developer
2 8 (44.44%) Senior iOS Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Azure Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Azure Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Business Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Cloud Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Principal Business Intelligence Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Principal Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Business Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) SQL DBA
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) Cocoa
1 8 (44.44%) Cocoa Touch
1 8 (44.44%) REST
1 8 (44.44%) SOAP
1 8 (44.44%) Web Services
2 6 (33.33%) .NET
3 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (11.11%) React
4 2 (11.11%) Reactive Extensions
4 2 (11.11%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 9 (50.00%) Scrum
3 8 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (44.44%) iOS Development
3 8 (44.44%) Progressive Enhancement
3 8 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 8 (44.44%) TDD
3 8 (44.44%) Test Automation
3 8 (44.44%) Unit Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (22.22%) MVC
6 2 (11.11%) Analytics
6 2 (11.11%) Business Development
6 2 (11.11%) Complex Event Processing
6 2 (11.11%) Dashboard Development
6 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
6 2 (11.11%) Web Development
7 1 (5.56%) BDD
7 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (44.44%) Apple Swift
2 8 (44.44%) Objective-C
3 5 (27.78%) C#
4 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) MCSE
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certified Master
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Tableau
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago