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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
UK / England
Rank 501 541 573
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +32
Contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database 69 51 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.11% 0.017%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.76% 0.48% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 37 4
Median daily rate £500 £475 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +40.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 - -

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
9068 10669 10155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.23% 22.92% 21.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 6122 7240 6725
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 201 156
Median hourly rate £36.00 £26.50 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.84% -12.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £15.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

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 21 January 2017.

Azure SQL Database Daily Rate Histogram in England

Azure SQL Database
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Azure SQL Database Hourly Rate Trend 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 21 January 2017. 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 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
London +29 49 £525 +5.00% 9
South East +11 6 £275 -38.88% 6
East Midlands - 6 £565 -
West Midlands +3 4 £388 -13.88%
Yorkshire - 2 - - 2
North West - 2 £350 - 2
Azure SQL Database
UK

Azure SQL Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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.

1 116 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 111 (95.69%) SQL
3 66 (56.90%) SQL Server
4 59 (50.86%) .NET
5 52 (44.83%) C#
6 47 (40.52%) Microsoft
7 38 (32.76%) Git (software)
7 38 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (29.31%) TDD
9 33 (28.45%) ASP.NET
10 32 (27.59%) AngularJS
11 31 (26.72%) Business Intelligence
12 30 (25.86%) JavaScript
13 27 (23.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 27 (23.28%) ASP.NET Web API
14 25 (21.55%) Data Warehouse
15 24 (20.69%) Scrum
16 23 (19.83%) T-SQL
17 22 (18.97%) Continuous Integration
17 22 (18.97%) MVVM
18 21 (18.10%) BDD
18 21 (18.10%) React
19 20 (17.24%) Power BI
20 19 (16.38%) Web Services
21 18 (15.52%) E-Commerce
21 18 (15.52%) NoSQL
21 18 (15.52%) PaaS
22 17 (14.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 17 (14.66%) SOAP
22 17 (14.66%) SQL Server 2012

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 5 (4.31%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.45%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.59%) IIS
4 2 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.72%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.86%) CMS
5 1 (0.86%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (4.31%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (5.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 116 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (15.52%) PaaS
3 16 (13.79%) IaaS
4 14 (12.07%) TestFlight
5 7 (6.03%) Azure Machine Learning
5 7 (6.03%) Data Lake Analytics
6 6 (5.17%) Office 365
7 5 (4.31%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (4.31%) GitHub
8 2 (1.72%) SaaS
9 1 (0.86%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.21%) AMQP
2 6 (5.17%) Firewall
2 6 (5.17%) VPN
3 5 (4.31%) DNS
3 5 (4.31%) VLAN
4 4 (3.45%) Network Security
5 3 (2.59%) HTTP
5 3 (2.59%) SSL
6 1 (0.86%) BGP
6 1 (0.86%) DAB
6 1 (0.86%) DHCP
6 1 (0.86%) FTP
6 1 (0.86%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.86%) MPLS
6 1 (0.86%) SAN
6 1 (0.86%) SMTP
6 1 (0.86%) Telnet
6 1 (0.86%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (56.90%) SQL Server
2 27 (23.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (21.55%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (17.24%) Power BI
5 18 (15.52%) NoSQL
6 17 (14.66%) SQL Server 2012
6 17 (14.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 16 (13.79%) MongoDB
7 16 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (12.93%) MySQL
9 14 (12.07%) CouchDB
9 14 (12.07%) SQLite
10 13 (11.21%) SQL Server 2016
11 10 (8.62%) SQL Server 2014
12 8 (6.90%) QlikView
13 7 (6.03%) Data Lake
14 6 (5.17%) Big Data
15 5 (4.31%) HDInsight
16 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 3 (2.59%) Redis
Development Applications
1 38 (32.76%) Git (software)
2 14 (12.07%) SpecFlow
2 14 (12.07%) Subversion
3 11 (9.48%) Visual Studio
4 7 (6.03%) Selenium
5 5 (4.31%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (3.45%) WebDriver
7 3 (2.59%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.72%) Bower
8 2 (1.72%) FxCop
8 2 (1.72%) Grunt
8 2 (1.72%) StyleCop
8 2 (1.72%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.86%) Burp Suite
9 1 (0.86%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.86%) JIRA
9 1 (0.86%) JMeter
General
1 9 (7.76%) Finance
2 4 (3.45%) Banking
3 3 (2.59%) Legal
3 3 (2.59%) Retail
4 2 (1.72%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.86%) Advertising
5 1 (0.86%) Games
5 1 (0.86%) German Language
5 1 (0.86%) Music Industry
5 1 (0.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 73 (62.93%) Developer
2 35 (30.17%) C# Developer
3 25 (21.55%) Azure Developer
4 23 (19.83%) .NET Developer
5 21 (18.10%) C# .NET Developer
6 19 (16.38%) Architect
7 16 (13.79%) Senior Developer
8 15 (12.93%) Azure Architect
9 14 (12.07%) ASP.NET Developer
9 14 (12.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 14 (12.07%) iOS Developer
9 14 (12.07%) Senior iOS Developer
10 11 (9.48%) Consultant
10 11 (9.48%) JavaScript Developer
11 10 (8.62%) Angular Developer
12 7 (6.03%) Azure Consultant
12 7 (6.03%) C# WPF Developer
12 7 (6.03%) DBA
12 7 (6.03%) SQL DBA
12 7 (6.03%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (50.86%) .NET
2 33 (28.45%) ASP.NET
3 32 (27.59%) AngularJS
4 27 (23.28%) ASP.NET Web API
5 21 (18.10%) React
6 19 (16.38%) Web Services
7 17 (14.66%) SOAP
8 16 (13.79%) REST
9 15 (12.93%) MSMQ
9 15 (12.93%) Reactive Extensions
9 15 (12.93%) SignalR
10 14 (12.07%) Cocoa
10 14 (12.07%) Cocoa Touch
11 13 (11.21%) Angular 2
11 13 (11.21%) NancyFx
11 13 (11.21%) WebSockets
11 13 (11.21%) WPF
12 12 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (9.48%) .NET Framework
14 3 (2.59%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.07%) Mobile App
2 13 (11.21%) Fintech
3 5 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.31%) Blog
4 4 (3.45%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.59%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.72%) Clustering
6 2 (1.72%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.72%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.86%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.86%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.86%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.07%) Apple iOS
1 14 (12.07%) Windows
2 8 (6.90%) Windows Server
3 4 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.86%) Linux
4 1 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (29.31%) TDD
3 31 (26.72%) Business Intelligence
4 24 (20.69%) Scrum
5 22 (18.97%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (18.97%) MVVM
6 21 (18.10%) BDD
7 18 (15.52%) E-Commerce
8 16 (13.79%) Software Engineering
8 16 (13.79%) Unit Testing
9 15 (12.93%) ETL
9 15 (12.93%) Microservices
10 14 (12.07%) Domain-Driven Design
10 14 (12.07%) iOS Development
10 14 (12.07%) MVC
10 14 (12.07%) Progressive Enhancement
10 14 (12.07%) Test Automation
11 12 (10.34%) Analytics
12 11 (9.48%) Migration
13 9 (7.76%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 111 (95.69%) SQL
2 52 (44.83%) C#
3 30 (25.86%) JavaScript
4 23 (19.83%) T-SQL
5 14 (12.07%) Apple Swift
5 14 (12.07%) Objective-C
6 9 (7.76%) PowerShell
7 4 (3.45%) Scala
8 3 (2.59%) Java
9 2 (1.72%) Python
10 1 (0.86%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.86%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (3.45%) MCSE
1 4 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.86%) MCSA
2 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Certified Master
2 1 (0.86%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.31%) QA
2 3 (2.59%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.86%) HL7
System Software
1 10 (8.62%) Active Directory
1 10 (8.62%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.86%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.86%) Docker
3 1 (0.86%) etcd
3 1 (0.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (2.59%) Puppet
3 2 (1.72%) Ansible
3 2 (1.72%) SCCM
3 2 (1.72%) SCOM
3 2 (1.72%) WSUS
4 1 (0.86%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 47 (40.52%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.90%) Tableau
3 2 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (1.72%) SaltStack
3 2 (1.72%) VMware
4 1 (0.86%) Alteryx
4 1 (0.86%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.86%) Cognos
4 1 (0.86%) ESRI
4 1 (0.86%) IBM
4 1 (0.86%) Informatica
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle
4 1 (0.86%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.86%) SAP
4 1 (0.86%) Veeam
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