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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Azure SQL Database over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
Rank 191 202 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.057% 0.068% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.22% 0.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - £275
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1373 1342 1709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 26.09% 22.82% 23.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1083 998 1265
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 13
Average hourly rate £25.00 £38.66 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.33% +10.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £24.40 £18.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £99.00 £47.07 £59.87
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+8.22% +1.63%

Azure SQL Database
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Azure SQL Database across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Azure SQL Database also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Azure SQL Database.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) CouchDB
2 3 (75.00%) Apple Swift
2 3 (75.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (75.00%) iOS Development
2 3 (75.00%) Progressive Enhancement
2 3 (75.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (75.00%) REST
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) SQLite
2 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Objective-C
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) MySQL
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Azure SQL Database also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Azure SQL Database. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (75.00%) MySQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQLite
2 3 (75.00%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) iOS Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) SOAP
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
1 3 (75.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) Reactive Extensions
2 1 (25.00%) SignalR
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (25.00%) React
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (75.00%) Progressive Enhancement
1 3 (75.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Complex Event Processing
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Objective-C
2 3 (75.00%) Apple Swift
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 22 days ago