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 23 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT)
Rank 167 207 193
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -14
Contract jobs citing SSDT 3 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.088% 0.084% 0.035%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.36% 0.32% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Median daily rate £375 £450 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -18.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £395 £285
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +38.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
840 1541 1364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 24.58% 26.01% 23.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 666 1210 1039
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £352 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.53% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 5
Median hourly rate - £21.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £28.13 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.22% +12.50%

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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 23 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (100.00%) WiX
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Fintech
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell

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 (66.67%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (100.00%) WiX
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Build Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Deployment Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft