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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT)
Rank 552 553 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing SSDT 23 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.046% 0.014% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.21% 0.065% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 0
Average daily rate
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£356 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £450 -
% change year-on-year
-20.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
10770 10842 11414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.41% 22.23% 21.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6784 6828 6744
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 194 282
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £30.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +6.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.50 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.55 £51.27 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 2014. 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
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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
London -1 7 £431 +7.81% 2
South East -9 3 £356 -20.83% 1
South West - - - -
SSDT
UK

SSDT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 48 (92.31%) SQL
2 43 (82.69%) .NET
2 43 (82.69%) Microsoft
2 43 (82.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 41 (78.85%) Windows
4 40 (76.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 39 (75.00%) Visual Studio
6 38 (73.08%) .NET Framework
7 37 (71.15%) TeamCity
7 37 (71.15%) Continuous Integration
8 36 (69.23%) Git (software)
8 36 (69.23%) Release Management
8 36 (69.23%) Automated Testing
8 36 (69.23%) Configuration Management
9 34 (65.38%) Octopus Deploy
10 33 (63.46%) Automation Testing
10 33 (63.46%) NuGet
10 33 (63.46%) Gradle
10 33 (63.46%) Artifactory
10 33 (63.46%) Red Gate
10 33 (63.46%) MSBuild
10 33 (63.46%) Maven
11 13 (25.00%) SQL Server
12 11 (21.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 9 (17.31%) T-SQL
14 8 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
15 7 (13.46%) SQL Server 2008
16 6 (11.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 6 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence

SSDT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.85%) IIS
2 1 (1.92%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.92%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (21.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (13.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (11.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (3.85%) OLAP
9 1 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.92%) DB2
9 1 (1.92%) PerformancePoint
9 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 43 (82.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 39 (75.00%) Visual Studio
3 37 (71.15%) TeamCity
4 36 (69.23%) Git (software)
5 34 (65.38%) Octopus Deploy
6 33 (63.46%) Maven
6 33 (63.46%) MSBuild
6 33 (63.46%) NuGet
6 33 (63.46%) Gradle
6 33 (63.46%) Artifactory
General
1 2 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Advertising
2 1 (1.92%) Publishing
2 1 (1.92%) Games
2 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (63.46%) Release Engineer
1 33 (63.46%) Build Engineer
1 33 (63.46%) Build and Release Engineer
2 10 (19.23%) Developer
3 8 (15.38%) SQL Developer
4 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Developer
4 3 (5.77%) Consultant
4 3 (5.77%) Software Configuration Engineer
4 3 (5.77%) Software Engineer
4 3 (5.77%) Configuration Engineer
5 2 (3.85%) DBA
5 2 (3.85%) Senior Developer
5 2 (3.85%) .NET Developer
5 2 (3.85%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (3.85%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (3.85%) SQL DBA
6 1 (1.92%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (1.92%) Report Developer
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (82.69%) .NET
2 38 (73.08%) .NET Framework
3 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.85%) XML
4 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (3.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (3.85%) Windows Identity Foundation
5 1 (1.92%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.85%) Replication
1 2 (3.85%) Visualisation
2 1 (1.92%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 41 (78.85%) Windows
2 40 (76.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (71.15%) Continuous Integration
2 36 (69.23%) Automated Testing
2 36 (69.23%) Release Management
2 36 (69.23%) Configuration Management
3 33 (63.46%) Automation Testing
4 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (5.77%) ETL
6 3 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.85%) MVC
7 2 (3.85%) Migration
8 1 (1.92%) Data Management
8 1 (1.92%) Data Modelling
8 1 (1.92%) SOA
8 1 (1.92%) DevOps
8 1 (1.92%) Dimensional Modelling
8 1 (1.92%) Data Migration
8 1 (1.92%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (1.92%) High Availability
8 1 (1.92%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 48 (92.31%) SQL
2 9 (17.31%) T-SQL
3 3 (5.77%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.85%) C#
5 1 (1.92%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (3.85%) MCITP
2 1 (1.92%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) MCTS
2 1 (1.92%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.92%) QA
Vendors
1 43 (82.69%) Microsoft
2 33 (63.46%) Red Gate
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle
3 1 (1.92%) Lotus