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 28 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
Rank 151 211 202
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -9
Contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database 14 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.41% 0.034% 0.068%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.68% 0.13% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 4
Median daily rate £525 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £388 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £369 £375
% change year-on-year
+25.42% -1.66%
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
833 1538 1400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 24.60% 25.91% 23.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 661 1209 1055
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 6
Median hourly rate - £21.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%

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 28 July 2016.

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 28 July 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 18 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (83.33%) SQL
2 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (77.78%) Git (software)
4 13 (72.22%) MongoDB
5 11 (61.11%) CouchDB
5 11 (61.11%) Progressive Enhancement
5 11 (61.11%) Apple iOS
5 11 (61.11%) REST
5 11 (61.11%) Test Automation
5 11 (61.11%) Mobile App
5 11 (61.11%) iOS Development
5 11 (61.11%) Apple Swift
5 11 (61.11%) TestFlight
5 11 (61.11%) TDD
5 11 (61.11%) Objective-C
5 11 (61.11%) Software Engineering
5 11 (61.11%) SQLite
5 11 (61.11%) Unit Testing
5 11 (61.11%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (61.11%) Scrum
5 11 (61.11%) MySQL
5 11 (61.11%) SOAP
5 11 (61.11%) Web Services
6 10 (55.56%) Cocoa
6 10 (55.56%) Cocoa Touch
7 7 (38.89%) E-Commerce
7 7 (38.89%) .NET
8 4 (22.22%) C#
8 4 (22.22%) JavaScript

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 2 (11.11%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (61.11%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (72.22%) MongoDB
2 11 (61.11%) CouchDB
2 11 (61.11%) MySQL
2 11 (61.11%) SQLite
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (77.78%) Git (software)
2 3 (16.67%) SpecFlow
2 3 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Developer
2 11 (61.11%) iOS Developer
3 10 (55.56%) Senior Developer
3 10 (55.56%) Senior iOS Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 3 (16.67%) Business Manager
5 3 (16.67%) C# Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
6 2 (11.11%) Business Project Manager
6 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
7 1 (5.56%) Agile Project Manager
7 1 (5.56%) Portfolio Manager
7 1 (5.56%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) REST
1 11 (61.11%) SOAP
1 11 (61.11%) Web Services
2 10 (55.56%) Cocoa
2 10 (55.56%) Cocoa Touch
3 7 (38.89%) .NET
4 4 (22.22%) AngularJS
4 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (22.22%) React
4 4 (22.22%) Reactive Extensions
4 4 (22.22%) SignalR
5 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (5.56%) MSMQ
6 1 (5.56%) NancyFx
6 1 (5.56%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (61.11%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (61.11%) iOS Development
2 11 (61.11%) Progressive Enhancement
2 11 (61.11%) Scrum
2 11 (61.11%) Software Engineering
2 11 (61.11%) TDD
2 11 (61.11%) Test Automation
2 11 (61.11%) Unit Testing
3 7 (38.89%) E-Commerce
4 3 (16.67%) BDD
4 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (16.67%) Complex Event Processing
4 3 (16.67%) MVC
5 2 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (5.56%) Microservices
6 1 (5.56%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) SQL
2 11 (61.11%) Apple Swift
2 11 (61.11%) Objective-C
3 4 (22.22%) C#
3 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Teradata
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday