The table below looks at the statistics for SSDT 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 SSDT over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT)
Rank 158 160 191
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +31
Contract jobs citing SSDT 4 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.087% 0.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.45% 0.34% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 11
Median daily rate - £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.79%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £275 £255
% change year-on-year
- +7.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
SSDT
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
898 873 1306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 28.06% 25.23% 22.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 724 712 1042
Median daily rate £500 £475 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +13.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £345 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.44 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+49.37% -22.90%

SSDT
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

SSDT Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SSDT
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 SSDT across the City of London region.

SSDT Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

SSDT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SSDT 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 SSDT.

1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) .NET Framework
3 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
4 4 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (57.14%) Derivative
4 4 (57.14%) C#
4 4 (57.14%) SQL
4 4 (57.14%) T-SQL
4 4 (57.14%) Change Management
4 4 (57.14%) Fixed Income
4 4 (57.14%) Equities
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (42.86%) WiX
5 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
5 3 (42.86%) ITIL
5 3 (42.86%) TeamCity
5 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
6 2 (28.57%) Windows
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (28.57%) IIS
6 2 (28.57%) Front Office
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server

SSDT
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 (28.57%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (42.86%) TeamCity
2 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 3 (42.86%) WiX
General
1 2 (28.57%) Front Office
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Developer
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Build Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Database Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Database Developer
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Database Developer
3 2 (28.57%) SSIS Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) SSIS Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Derivative
1 4 (57.14%) Equities
1 4 (57.14%) Fixed Income
2 1 (14.29%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Change Management
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Line Management
4 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Release Management
4 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft