The table below looks at the statistics for Azure SQL Database skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 27 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
Rank 122 - 123
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.039% - 0.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.20% - 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£300 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £380
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -14.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Azure SQL Database
England

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 East of England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
497 535 536
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 19.44% 23.30% 21.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 326 331
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 18
Average hourly rate £35.18 £33.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.22% +35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.99 £12.50 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £36.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -8.33%

Azure SQL Database
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Azure SQL Database across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Azure SQL Database Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Azure SQL Database
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database across the East of England region.

Azure SQL Database Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Azure SQL Database
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Azure SQL Database within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Azure SQL Database
England

Azure SQL Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (40.00%) MVC
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (40.00%) Web Development
5 1 (20.00%) WCF
5 1 (20.00%) jQuery
5 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
5 1 (20.00%) PaaS
5 1 (20.00%) HTML5
5 1 (20.00%) Facebook
5 1 (20.00%) Facebook Platform
5 1 (20.00%) Twitter
5 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (20.00%) CQRS
5 1 (20.00%) LESS
5 1 (20.00%) Xamarin
5 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (20.00%) C
5 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
5 1 (20.00%) TDD

Azure SQL Database
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Head of Development
2 1 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Head of Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) LESS
3 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (20.00%) CQRS
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Facebook
2 1 (20.00%) Twitter
2 1 (20.00%) Xamarin
2 1 (20.00%) Google