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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
Rank 161 199 202
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +3
Contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database 3 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.089% 0.018% 0.084%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.37% 0.072% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Median daily rate £500 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - -
Azure SQL Database
London

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
815 1393 1370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 24.09% 25.56% 22.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 651 1116 1034
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.16% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 7
Median hourly rate £19.00 £45.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.77% +63.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+41.97% -26.98%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) .NET
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
4 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
4 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 2 (28.57%) MySQL
5 2 (28.57%) C#
5 2 (28.57%) SOAP
5 2 (28.57%) Web Services
5 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (28.57%) MVC
5 2 (28.57%) Objective-C
5 2 (28.57%) TDD
5 2 (28.57%) Scrum
5 2 (28.57%) Subversion
5 2 (28.57%) SignalR
5 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
5 2 (28.57%) SpecFlow
5 2 (28.57%) Reactive Extensions
5 2 (28.57%) Progressive Enhancement
5 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
5 2 (28.57%) REST
5 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 2 (28.57%) CouchDB
5 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering

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 (14.29%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) CouchDB
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) SQLite
3 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) SpecFlow
2 2 (28.57%) Subversion
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Full Stack Developer
2 2 (28.57%) iOS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Angular Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Business Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior iOS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (28.57%) React
3 2 (28.57%) Reactive Extensions
3 2 (28.57%) REST
3 2 (28.57%) SignalR
3 2 (28.57%) SOAP
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (14.29%) Cocoa
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (14.29%) LESS
4 1 (14.29%) MSMQ
4 1 (14.29%) NancyFx
4 1 (14.29%) Sass
4 1 (14.29%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) BDD
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) iOS Development
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) Progressive Enhancement
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Complex Event Processing
3 1 (14.29%) Microservices
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Apple Swift
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) Objective-C
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) VMware