The table below looks at the statistics for Azure SQL Database skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Azure SQL Database over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
Rank 543 613 566
Rank change year-on-year
+70 -47
Contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database 68 9 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.018% 0.045%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.63% 0.075% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 8 14
Median daily rate £465 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £296 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £398 £397
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - -
Azure SQL Database
UK

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 England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
10730 12011 10985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.81% 23.58% 22.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 7348 7966 6960
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.11% +0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 183 185
Median hourly rate £30.75 £26.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.26% -8.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.62 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £52.17 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -8.33%

Azure SQL Database
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England 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 England

Azure SQL Database
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Azure SQL Database Daily Rate Trend in England

Azure SQL Database
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Azure SQL Database across the England region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

Azure SQL Database Daily Rate Histogram in England

Azure SQL Database
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Azure SQL Database within the England region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +36 30 £465 +24.00% 3
London +35 26 £500 +33.33% 11
West Midlands - 9 £350 - 1
South West +7 1 £438 +12.90%
East of England - 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £325 -
Azure SQL Database
UK

Azure SQL Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 England region with a requirement for Azure SQL Database.

1 125 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 123 (98.40%) SQL
3 76 (60.80%) Microsoft
4 65 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (44.00%) .NET
5 55 (44.00%) SQL Server
6 52 (41.60%) Git (software)
7 45 (36.00%) PowerShell
7 45 (36.00%) DevOps
8 40 (32.00%) SCOM
9 38 (30.40%) Configuration Management
10 36 (28.80%) Active Directory
11 35 (28.00%) Puppet
12 32 (25.60%) Continuous Integration
13 29 (23.20%) Opscode Chef
13 29 (23.20%) Azure Active Directory
13 29 (23.20%) Business Intelligence
14 27 (21.60%) IaaS
15 26 (20.80%) SCCM
16 25 (20.00%) VMS
16 25 (20.00%) Python
17 24 (19.20%) C#
18 23 (18.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 22 (17.60%) SharePoint
19 22 (17.60%) Data Warehouse
19 22 (17.60%) MVC
20 21 (16.80%) Scrum
20 21 (16.80%) Subversion
20 21 (16.80%) Ruby
20 21 (16.80%) MS Excel

Azure SQL Database
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 22 (17.60%) SharePoint
2 18 (14.40%) OpenStack
3 10 (8.00%) NServiceBus
4 4 (3.20%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.60%) SAS
5 2 (1.60%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.80%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.80%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (16.80%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.20%) MS Office
3 8 (6.40%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (6.40%) MS Project
3 8 (6.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.60%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 125 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (23.20%) Azure Active Directory
3 27 (21.60%) IaaS
4 17 (13.60%) PaaS
5 15 (12.00%) Office 365
6 14 (11.20%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (8.00%) TestFlight
8 7 (5.60%) Azure Machine Learning
9 6 (4.80%) GitHub
10 4 (3.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.00%) Network Security
2 1 (0.80%) AMQP
2 1 (0.80%) DNS
2 1 (0.80%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (44.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (18.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 22 (17.60%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (14.40%) Power BI
4 18 (14.40%) SQL Server 2014
5 16 (12.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (11.20%) MongoDB
6 14 (11.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (10.40%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (8.00%) CouchDB
8 10 (8.00%) MySQL
8 10 (8.00%) SQLite
9 9 (7.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 9 (7.20%) MS Access
10 8 (6.40%) HDInsight
10 8 (6.40%) NoSQL
11 7 (5.60%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (4.80%) Data Mining
13 5 (4.00%) Big Data
13 5 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 52 (41.60%) Git (software)
2 21 (16.80%) Subversion
3 19 (15.20%) Jenkins
3 19 (15.20%) JIRA
4 18 (14.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (14.40%) Visual Studio
5 17 (13.60%) Ant
5 17 (13.60%) Hudson
5 17 (13.60%) Maven
6 10 (8.00%) FxCop
6 10 (8.00%) Octopus Deploy
6 10 (8.00%) StyleCop
7 5 (4.00%) SpecFlow
8 3 (2.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.80%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.80%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.80%) NUnit
9 1 (0.80%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 7 (5.60%) Finance
2 3 (2.40%) Automotive
3 2 (1.60%) Banking
3 2 (1.60%) Legal
3 2 (1.60%) Retail
4 1 (0.80%) Games
4 1 (0.80%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (37.60%) Developer
2 32 (25.60%) DevOps Engineer
3 29 (23.20%) Azure DevOps
4 26 (20.80%) Azure Engineer
5 14 (11.20%) Consultant
6 13 (10.40%) Full Stack Developer
7 12 (9.60%) C# Developer
7 12 (9.60%) Cloud Engineer
8 11 (8.80%) Architect
9 10 (8.00%) .NET Developer
9 10 (8.00%) iOS Developer
9 10 (8.00%) PowerShell Engineer
10 9 (7.20%) Azure Architect
10 9 (7.20%) Azure Consultant
10 9 (7.20%) Azure Developer
10 9 (7.20%) DBA
10 9 (7.20%) Senior Developer
10 9 (7.20%) Senior iOS Developer
10 9 (7.20%) SQL DBA
11 7 (5.60%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (44.00%) .NET
2 17 (13.60%) ASP.NET
3 15 (12.00%) AngularJS
3 15 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 15 (12.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 11 (8.80%) Web Services
5 10 (8.00%) HTML
5 10 (8.00%) React
5 10 (8.00%) REST
5 10 (8.00%) SOAP
6 9 (7.20%) Cocoa
6 9 (7.20%) Cocoa Touch
7 7 (5.60%) WCF
8 6 (4.80%) HTML5
9 5 (4.00%) CSS
9 5 (4.00%) Reactive Extensions
9 5 (4.00%) SignalR
10 4 (3.20%) MDX
11 3 (2.40%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (2.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.80%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (10.40%) Mobile App
3 12 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.60%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.80%) Blog
5 6 (4.80%) Clustering
6 4 (3.20%) Visualisation
7 3 (2.40%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.40%) NHS
8 2 (1.60%) Minimum Viable Product
8 2 (1.60%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.60%) Replication
8 2 (1.60%) Statistics
8 2 (1.60%) User Experience
9 1 (0.80%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.80%) Fintech
9 1 (0.80%) Neural Network
9 1 (0.80%) Online Games
9 1 (0.80%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 25 (20.00%) VMS
2 20 (16.00%) Windows
3 13 (10.40%) Windows Server
4 10 (8.00%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.40%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (36.00%) DevOps
3 38 (30.40%) Configuration Management
4 32 (25.60%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (23.20%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (17.60%) MVC
7 21 (16.80%) Scrum
7 21 (16.80%) Software Deployment
7 21 (16.80%) Use Case
8 19 (15.20%) High Availability
8 19 (15.20%) Service Management
9 18 (14.40%) TDD
10 12 (9.60%) Analytics
10 12 (9.60%) ETL
10 12 (9.60%) Performance Tuning
11 11 (8.80%) BDD
11 11 (8.80%) CRM
11 11 (8.80%) Microservices
12 10 (8.00%) Progressive Enhancement
12 10 (8.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 123 (98.40%) SQL
2 45 (36.00%) PowerShell
3 25 (20.00%) Python
4 24 (19.20%) C#
5 21 (16.80%) Ruby
6 20 (16.00%) JavaScript
7 18 (14.40%) T-SQL
8 10 (8.00%) Apple Swift
8 10 (8.00%) Objective-C
9 7 (5.60%) R
10 3 (2.40%) C
11 2 (1.60%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.80%) Java
12 1 (0.80%) PHP
12 1 (0.80%) Scala
12 1 (0.80%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.80%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (9.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (5.60%) MCSE
3 3 (2.40%) Degree
3 3 (2.40%) MCITP
3 3 (2.40%) MCTS
4 1 (0.80%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.60%) Disclosure Scotland
1 7 (5.60%) QA
2 1 (0.80%) Data Quality
System Software
1 36 (28.80%) Active Directory
2 18 (14.40%) Docker
3 2 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.80%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.80%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 40 (32.00%) SCOM
2 35 (28.00%) Puppet
3 29 (23.20%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (20.80%) SCCM
5 19 (15.20%) Ansible
6 6 (4.80%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.80%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 76 (60.80%) Microsoft
2 19 (15.20%) Splunk
3 16 (12.80%) Dell
4 10 (8.00%) SaltStack
5 8 (6.40%) AppDynamics
5 8 (6.40%) Dynatrace
5 8 (6.40%) New Relic
6 2 (1.60%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (1.60%) SAP
6 2 (1.60%) Tableau
7 1 (0.80%) Cognos
7 1 (0.80%) Mercator
7 1 (0.80%) Oracle
7 1 (0.80%) Trillium
7 1 (0.80%) VMware
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + negotiable
Posted: 13 hours ago