The table below looks at the statistics for SSDT skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSDT over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT)
Rank 611 584 548
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -36
Contract jobs citing SSDT 18 31 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.036% 0.060% 0.088%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.16% 0.26% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 8
Median daily rate £425 £400 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +15.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £606 £450 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £395 £285
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +38.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
SSDT
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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
11111 12051 10836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.27% 23.31% 22.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7474 8008 6811
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 181 179
Median hourly rate £31.70 £25.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.80% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £52.17 £50.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+6.36% +10.00%

SSDT
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing SSDT as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSDT within the England region over the 3 months to 27 July 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 +7 12 £375 -16.66%
South West +3 3 £438 +45.83% 1
Yorkshire - 3 £425 - 3
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SSDT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SSDT 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 SSDT.

1 40 (93.02%) SQL Server
2 33 (76.74%) SQL
3 26 (60.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (53.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (39.53%) Microsoft
5 17 (39.53%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (34.88%) T-SQL
6 15 (34.88%) .NET
6 15 (34.88%) Visual Studio
7 11 (25.58%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (23.26%) Finance
8 10 (23.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (23.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (23.26%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (18.60%) Windows
10 7 (16.28%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (16.28%) Replication
10 7 (16.28%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (13.95%) PowerShell
11 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (13.95%) Release Management
11 6 (13.95%) Migration
11 6 (13.95%) ITIL
11 6 (13.95%) C#
11 6 (13.95%) Biml
12 5 (11.63%) Power BI
12 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
12 5 (11.63%) ETL
12 5 (11.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)

SSDT
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 2 (4.65%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.65%) SaaS
3 1 (2.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Firewall
1 1 (2.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (93.02%) SQL Server
2 26 (60.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (23.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (23.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 10 (23.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (16.28%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (16.28%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (13.95%) Biml
5 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (11.63%) Power BI
6 5 (11.63%) PowerPivot
7 3 (6.98%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
8 2 (4.65%) Data Lake
8 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Power View
8 2 (4.65%) OLAP
8 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (2.33%) MySQL
9 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 23 (53.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (34.88%) Visual Studio
3 5 (11.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 5 (11.63%) TeamCity
3 5 (11.63%) WiX
4 3 (6.98%) Selenium
5 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.33%) PowerDesigner
5 1 (2.33%) SonarQube
General
1 10 (23.26%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.33%) Front Office
3 1 (2.33%) Publishing
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (67.44%) Developer
2 21 (48.84%) SQL Developer
3 11 (25.58%) SSIS Developer
4 10 (23.26%) SQL Server Developer
5 9 (20.93%) Database Developer
6 7 (16.28%) Senior Developer
6 7 (16.28%) SQL Database Developer
7 6 (13.95%) Agile Developer
8 5 (11.63%) Build Engineer
8 5 (11.63%) Deployment Engineer
9 4 (9.30%) .NET Developer
9 4 (9.30%) Consultant
10 3 (6.98%) .NET Applications Developer
10 3 (6.98%) Applications Developer
10 3 (6.98%) Architect
10 3 (6.98%) Business Intelligence Architect
10 3 (6.98%) Microsoft BI Architect
10 3 (6.98%) Senior .NET Applications Developer
10 3 (6.98%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (6.98%) Senior Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.88%) .NET
2 3 (6.98%) .NET Framework
2 3 (6.98%) WinForms
3 1 (2.33%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Replication
2 2 (4.65%) Minimum Viable Product
2 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.65%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.33%) Derivative
3 1 (2.33%) Equities
3 1 (2.33%) Fintech
3 1 (2.33%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) Windows
2 4 (9.30%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (25.58%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (13.95%) ITIL
4 6 (13.95%) Migration
4 6 (13.95%) Release Management
5 5 (11.63%) ETL
5 5 (11.63%) Refactoring
6 4 (9.30%) Data Analysis
6 4 (9.30%) SDLC
7 3 (6.98%) Asset Management
7 3 (6.98%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (6.98%) Data Modelling
7 3 (6.98%) Scrum
7 3 (6.98%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.98%) Test Automation
8 2 (4.65%) Dimensional Modelling
8 2 (4.65%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (4.65%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (76.74%) SQL
2 15 (34.88%) T-SQL
3 6 (13.95%) C#
3 6 (13.95%) PowerShell
4 3 (6.98%) VB.NET
5 2 (4.65%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 17 (39.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle
2 2 (4.65%) SAP
2 2 (4.65%) Tableau
3 1 (2.33%) Mercator
3 1 (2.33%) RedGate
3 1 (2.33%) Sybase