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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSDT over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT)
Rank 180 197 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Contract jobs citing SSDT 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.078% 0.052% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.34% 0.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £513 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £245 -
% change year-on-year
+73.46% -
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
1190 1326 1352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 23.17% 22.86% 23.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 930 970 1051
Average daily rate £438 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
Average hourly rate £30.12 £36.50 £52.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.49% -30.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.23 £29.70 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.80 £151.75 £89.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.56%

SSDT
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SSDT across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing SSDT 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 SSDT.

1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (92.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 13 (92.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (78.57%) SQL
4 10 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (64.29%) .NET
5 9 (64.29%) ETL
5 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
5 9 (64.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (57.14%) Visual Studio
7 7 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (42.86%) SpecFlow
8 6 (42.86%) ATDD
8 6 (42.86%) T-SQL
9 5 (35.71%) Scrum
9 5 (35.71%) Clustering
10 4 (28.57%) Business Objects
11 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
11 3 (21.43%) C#
11 3 (21.43%) Project Management
11 3 (21.43%) Finance
11 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
11 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (21.43%) Change Control
11 3 (21.43%) BDD
12 2 (14.29%) SAP Data Services

SSDT
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing SSDT 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 SSDT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) PowerPivot
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (92.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (64.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (14.29%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (14.29%) QlikView
7 2 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (7.14%) Triplestore
8 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
8 1 (7.14%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Power View
8 1 (7.14%) PerformancePoint
8 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
8 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
8 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (92.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (57.14%) Visual Studio
3 6 (42.86%) SpecFlow
4 2 (14.29%) WiX
4 2 (14.29%) ERwin
5 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
5 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
5 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
5 1 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 8 (57.14%) ETL Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Programmer
4 2 (14.29%) Developer Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Release Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Build Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Build Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Build and Release Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Clustering
2 2 (14.29%) Data Integration
2 2 (14.29%) Visualisation
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) ETL
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (42.86%) ATDD
4 5 (35.71%) Scrum
5 3 (21.43%) Project Management
5 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
5 3 (21.43%) BDD
5 3 (21.43%) Change Control
6 2 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
6 2 (14.29%) Data Management
6 2 (14.29%) Information Management
6 2 (14.29%) ITIL
6 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 2 (14.29%) Change Management
6 2 (14.29%) Analytics
7 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (7.14%) DevOps
7 1 (7.14%) Migration
7 1 (7.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 3 (21.43%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 1 (7.14%) R
5 1 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Business Objects
3 2 (14.29%) SAP