The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT)
Rank 578 498 -
Rank change year-on-year
-80 -
Contract jobs citing SSDT 12 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.023% 0.012% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.11% 0.054% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate £494 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11223 9332 11068
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.86% 21.66% 19.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 7185 5814 6416
Average daily rate £394 £390 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.89% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 190 228
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.25 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.75 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SSDT
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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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -23 5 £494 +41.07% 1
South East - - - -
SSDT
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SSDT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (92.86%) SQL
2 10 (71.43%) Visual Studio
3 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
4 8 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (50.00%) TeamCity
5 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 7 (50.00%) Red Gate
5 7 (50.00%) MSBuild
5 7 (50.00%) NuGet
5 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (50.00%) Gradle
5 7 (50.00%) Artifactory
5 7 (50.00%) Maven
5 7 (50.00%) Automated Testing
5 7 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (50.00%) Release Management
5 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (50.00%) .NET Framework
5 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 7 (50.00%) Windows
5 7 (50.00%) .NET
5 7 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 7 (50.00%) Automation Testing
6 6 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (35.71%) T-SQL
8 4 (28.57%) SOA
8 4 (28.57%) ETL
8 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (28.57%) Data Architecture
8 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services

SSDT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.14%) OLAP
4 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
4 1 (7.14%) MySQL
4 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) Visual Studio
2 8 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (50.00%) TeamCity
3 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (50.00%) MSBuild
3 7 (50.00%) NuGet
3 7 (50.00%) Gradle
3 7 (50.00%) Artifactory
3 7 (50.00%) Maven
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (21.43%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Build Engineer
1 7 (50.00%) Release Engineer
1 7 (50.00%) Build and Release Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Data Architect
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Developer
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Data Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
5 1 (7.14%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 7 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Replication
1 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 7 (50.00%) Release Management
1 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 7 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 6 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (28.57%) SOA
3 4 (28.57%) ETL
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Data Architecture
4 3 (21.43%) Master Data Management
4 3 (21.43%) Data Management
5 2 (14.29%) Migration
5 2 (14.29%) User Stories
5 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 2 (14.29%) Data Mapping
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) MCTS
1 1 (7.14%) MCITP
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.14%) MCSE
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) Red Gate
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
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