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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
Rank 573 579 574
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database 46 52 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.092% 0.100% 0.070%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.41% 0.43% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 36 32
Median daily rate £500 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £363 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £464 £400 -
% change year-on-year
+15.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
11348 11999 11249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.75% 23.07% 21.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 7588 8029 7212
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 185 178
Median hourly rate £38.50 £33.55 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% +34.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.28 £12.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £48.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.07 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.51% +49.11%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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
London -21 19 £550 +29.41% 5
South East +21 13 £465 +12.72% 5
South West - 6 £550 - 3
West Midlands -25 4 £419 +4.68%
East of England +10 2 £413 +3.12%
Yorkshire - 2 £338 -
Azure SQL Database
UK

Azure SQL Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 112 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 108 (96.43%) SQL
3 64 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (50.89%) .NET
5 55 (49.11%) Microsoft
6 54 (48.21%) Git (software)
7 46 (41.07%) SQL Server
8 37 (33.04%) Scrum
9 34 (30.36%) PowerShell
10 32 (28.57%) DevOps
11 31 (27.68%) Continuous Integration
11 31 (27.68%) C#
12 30 (26.79%) IaaS
13 28 (25.00%) TDD
14 27 (24.11%) Visual Studio
15 23 (20.54%) Mobile App
15 23 (20.54%) Team Foundation Server
15 23 (20.54%) PaaS
16 22 (19.64%) MongoDB
16 22 (19.64%) JavaScript
17 21 (18.75%) Web Services
17 21 (18.75%) Configuration Management
17 21 (18.75%) REST
18 20 (17.86%) Progressive Enhancement
18 20 (17.86%) Apple iOS
18 20 (17.86%) Cocoa Touch
18 20 (17.86%) Test Automation
18 20 (17.86%) CouchDB
18 20 (17.86%) SQLite
18 20 (17.86%) Unit Testing

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 11 (9.82%) SharePoint
2 9 (8.04%) NServiceBus
3 4 (3.57%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.68%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.89%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.89%) SAS
5 1 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.89%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (8.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (8.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.79%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 112 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (26.79%) IaaS
3 23 (20.54%) PaaS
4 20 (17.86%) TestFlight
5 14 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
6 12 (10.71%) Office 365
7 8 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (4.46%) Azure Machine Learning
8 5 (4.46%) SaaS
9 4 (3.57%) GitHub
10 1 (0.89%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.14%) Network Security
2 1 (0.89%) DNS
2 1 (0.89%) Firewall
2 1 (0.89%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (41.07%) SQL Server
2 22 (19.64%) MongoDB
3 20 (17.86%) CouchDB
3 20 (17.86%) MySQL
3 20 (17.86%) SQLite
4 13 (11.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (10.71%) Power BI
6 11 (9.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (9.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (6.25%) HDInsight
7 7 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (5.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (4.46%) Big Data
9 5 (4.46%) NoSQL
10 4 (3.57%) Data Lake
11 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Power View
11 3 (2.68%) PowerPivot
11 3 (2.68%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 54 (48.21%) Git (software)
2 27 (24.11%) Visual Studio
3 23 (20.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (8.04%) Octopus Deploy
5 8 (7.14%) FxCop
5 8 (7.14%) StyleCop
6 6 (5.36%) JIRA
7 5 (4.46%) Jenkins
7 5 (4.46%) Subversion
8 4 (3.57%) Selenium
9 3 (2.68%) Ant
9 3 (2.68%) Hudson
9 3 (2.68%) Maven
9 3 (2.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (2.68%) WebDriver
10 2 (1.79%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.89%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.89%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.89%) MSBuild
11 1 (0.89%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 6 (5.36%) Finance
2 3 (2.68%) Banking
3 2 (1.79%) Retail
4 1 (0.89%) Automotive
4 1 (0.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 54 (48.21%) Developer
2 23 (20.54%) DevOps Engineer
3 20 (17.86%) iOS Developer
3 20 (17.86%) Senior Developer
3 20 (17.86%) Senior iOS Developer
4 17 (15.18%) Azure Engineer
5 16 (14.29%) Azure DevOps
6 15 (13.39%) C# Developer
7 13 (11.61%) .NET Developer
8 11 (9.82%) Full Stack Developer
8 11 (9.82%) Senior DevOps
8 11 (9.82%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 10 (8.93%) Consultant
10 9 (8.04%) Architect
10 9 (8.04%) Azure Architect
10 9 (8.04%) Azure Consultant
11 7 (6.25%) Azure Developer
11 7 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
12 6 (5.36%) PowerShell Engineer
13 5 (4.46%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (50.89%) .NET
2 21 (18.75%) REST
2 21 (18.75%) Web Services
3 20 (17.86%) Cocoa
3 20 (17.86%) Cocoa Touch
3 20 (17.86%) SOAP
4 18 (16.07%) ASP.NET
5 14 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 14 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (11.61%) ASP.NET Web API
7 9 (8.04%) HTML
8 7 (6.25%) React
8 7 (6.25%) WCF
9 6 (5.36%) .NET Framework
9 6 (5.36%) HTML5
10 5 (4.46%) KnockoutJS
11 4 (3.57%) CSS
12 3 (2.68%) jQuery
12 3 (2.68%) Reactive Extensions
12 3 (2.68%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 23 (20.54%) Mobile App
2 6 (5.36%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.46%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.57%) Blog
5 3 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.68%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.79%) Clustering
6 2 (1.79%) Minimum Viable Product
6 2 (1.79%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.79%) Replication
6 2 (1.79%) Statistics
7 1 (0.89%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.89%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.89%) Neural Network
7 1 (0.89%) PKI
7 1 (0.89%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (17.86%) Apple iOS
2 18 (16.07%) Windows
3 13 (11.61%) Windows Server
4 11 (9.82%) VMS
5 2 (1.79%) Linux
5 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (33.04%) Scrum
3 32 (28.57%) DevOps
4 31 (27.68%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (25.00%) TDD
6 21 (18.75%) Configuration Management
7 20 (17.86%) iOS Development
7 20 (17.86%) Progressive Enhancement
7 20 (17.86%) Software Engineering
7 20 (17.86%) Test Automation
7 20 (17.86%) Unit Testing
8 17 (15.18%) E-Commerce
8 17 (15.18%) MVC
9 16 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (12.50%) High Availability
10 14 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
11 13 (11.61%) Application Performance Monitoring
11 13 (11.61%) Kanban
11 13 (11.61%) Performance Management
11 13 (11.61%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 108 (96.43%) SQL
2 34 (30.36%) PowerShell
3 31 (27.68%) C#
4 22 (19.64%) JavaScript
5 20 (17.86%) Apple Swift
5 20 (17.86%) Objective-C
6 14 (12.50%) T-SQL
7 9 (8.04%) Python
8 6 (5.36%) Ruby
9 5 (4.46%) R
10 3 (2.68%) C
11 2 (1.79%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 2 (1.79%) Java
11 2 (1.79%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.89%) PHP
12 1 (0.89%) Scala
12 1 (0.89%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (4.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.79%) MCSE
3 1 (0.89%) Degree
3 1 (0.89%) MCITP
3 1 (0.89%) MCSA
3 1 (0.89%) MCTS
3 1 (0.89%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.79%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.89%) QA
System Software
1 19 (16.96%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.57%) Docker
3 1 (0.89%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (16.07%) Puppet
1 18 (16.07%) SCOM
2 12 (10.71%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (10.71%) SCCM
3 5 (4.46%) Ansible
4 2 (1.79%) WSUS
5 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.89%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 55 (49.11%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.61%) AppDynamics
2 13 (11.61%) Dynatrace
2 13 (11.61%) New Relic
3 8 (7.14%) SaltStack
4 5 (4.46%) Splunk
5 3 (2.68%) Dell
6 2 (1.79%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (1.79%) SAP
6 2 (1.79%) Tableau
7 1 (0.89%) Cognos
7 1 (0.89%) Mercator
7 1 (0.89%) Oracle
7 1 (0.89%) Teradata
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £350.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago