The table below looks at the statistics for SSDT skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSDT over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT)
Rank 568 561 569
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Contract jobs citing SSDT 12 19 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.025% 0.041% 0.005%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.11% 0.19% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 2
Average daily rate £383 £425 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +73.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £419 £245
% change year-on-year
-10.44% +70.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SSDT
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
10563 9994 10296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.38% 21.68% 23.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7196 6571 6373
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 154 212
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £28.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.92 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +16.07%

SSDT
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

SSDT Jobs Demand Trend in England

SSDT
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

SSDT Daily Rate Trend in England

SSDT
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SSDT across the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

SSDT Daily Rate Histogram in England

SSDT
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSDT within the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
South West - 5 £395 -
London -8 4 £400 -5.88% 2
East of England - 2 £325 -
North West -20 1 £270 +8.00% 1
SSDT
UK

SSDT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing SSDT 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 SSDT.

1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (66.67%) SQL
2 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 13 (61.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (52.38%) Visual Studio
6 10 (47.62%) ETL
6 10 (47.62%) Scrum
7 9 (42.86%) .NET
7 9 (42.86%) T-SQL
8 8 (38.10%) Migration
8 8 (38.10%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (28.57%) Clustering
9 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (28.57%) Test Automation
9 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (23.81%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (23.81%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
10 5 (23.81%) Selenium
10 5 (23.81%) Release Management
10 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (19.05%) C#
11 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
12 3 (14.29%) Change Control
12 3 (14.29%) IaaS
12 3 (14.29%) Kanban

SSDT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing SSDT 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 SSDT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) IaaS
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (61.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (38.10%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (23.81%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (14.29%) OLAP
7 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
7 2 (9.52%) QlikView
8 1 (4.76%) Big Data
8 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (4.76%) Data Mart
8 1 (4.76%) DTS
8 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (4.76%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
8 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
8 1 (4.76%) Spotfire
8 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (52.38%) Visual Studio
3 5 (23.81%) Selenium
4 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
5 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (4.76%) ERwin
6 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
6 1 (4.76%) SonarQube
6 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) ETL Developer
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior ETL Developer
5 2 (9.52%) SQL BI Developer
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server BI Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) DBA
6 1 (4.76%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Programmer
6 1 (4.76%) SQL DBA
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) MDX
2 1 (4.76%) PostGIS
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.76%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (47.62%) ETL
2 10 (47.62%) Scrum
3 8 (38.10%) Migration
4 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 5 (23.81%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (23.81%) Release Management
5 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
6 3 (14.29%) Change Control
6 3 (14.29%) Data Migration
6 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 3 (14.29%) Kanban
6 3 (14.29%) Project Management
7 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
7 2 (9.52%) DevOps
7 2 (9.52%) SDLC
8 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
8 1 (4.76%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) SQL
2 9 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 4 (19.05%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) Java
4 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.76%) Python
4 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Tableau
3 1 (4.76%) Alteryx
3 1 (4.76%) Bloomberg
3 1 (4.76%) SAP