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 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT)
UK / England
Rank 570 569 584
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +15
Contract jobs citing SSDT 7 20 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.017% 0.042% 0.031%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.074% 0.19% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 11
Median daily rate £375 £390 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -8.23%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £383 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.84% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
9419 10588 10606
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.41% 22.49% 22.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 6451 7213 6911
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 £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 175 151
Median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.05 £60.62 £54.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -

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
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 February 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 +18 5 £375 -6.25% 2
South West -5 1 £413 +4.43%
East of England -7 1 - -
SSDT
UK

SSDT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (80.00%) SQL
2 12 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 10 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (60.00%) T-SQL
4 9 (60.00%) .NET
4 9 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (53.33%) C#
5 8 (53.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (40.00%) Visual Studio
8 5 (33.33%) ETL
8 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (33.33%) Change Management
9 4 (26.67%) Fixed Income
9 4 (26.67%) Equities
9 4 (26.67%) Derivative
9 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
9 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
10 3 (20.00%) Retail
10 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
10 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (20.00%) Scrum
11 2 (13.33%) Biml
11 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (13.33%) Line Management
11 2 (13.33%) Change Data Capture
11 2 (13.33%) Office 365

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 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (13.33%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (13.33%) Big Data
6 2 (13.33%) Biml
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
7 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
7 1 (6.67%) OLAP
7 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.67%) Selenium
3 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
3 1 (6.67%) YouTrack
General
1 3 (20.00%) Retail
2 2 (13.33%) Front Office
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 8 (53.33%) SQL Developer
3 5 (33.33%) SSIS Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Analyst
4 4 (26.67%) Analyst Developer
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Analyst
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Analyst
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Developer
5 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (20.00%) T-SQL Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Database Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) Database Developer
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Database Developer
6 2 (13.33%) SSIS Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) Administrator
7 1 (6.67%) Business Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Data Administrator
7 1 (6.67%) Data Modeller
7 1 (6.67%) ETL Developer
7 1 (6.67%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) .NET
2 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
3 2 (13.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Derivative
1 4 (26.67%) Equities
1 4 (26.67%) Fixed Income
2 2 (13.33%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (6.67%) Algorithms
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (33.33%) Change Management
2 5 (33.33%) ETL
3 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (13.33%) Change Data Capture
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
4 2 (13.33%) Line Management
5 1 (6.67%) Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) ERP
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) OO
5 1 (6.67%) Release Management
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) SQL
2 9 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 8 (53.33%) C#
4 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) MCSE
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Teradata