The first table below looks at the demand for Azure SQL Database skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Azure SQL Database 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 London 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
Windows Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
Rank 403 384 422
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +38
Contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database 9 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.037% 0.023% 0.004%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.16% 0.11% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 1
Average daily rate £425 £388 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.60% -18.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £388 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
5469 4756 5465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.60% 22.01% 19.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3851 3335 3553
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 28 30
Average hourly rate £31.00 £23.20 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.62% -21.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.35 £17.30 £16.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.25 £52.50 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
Azure SQL Database
England

Azure SQL Database
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Azure SQL Database Jobs Demand Trend in London

Azure SQL Database
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database across the London region.

Azure SQL Database Daily Rate Trend in London

Azure SQL Database
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Azure SQL Database across the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Azure SQL Database Daily Rate Histogram in London

Azure SQL Database
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Azure SQL Database within the London 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
City of London - 4 £375 - 2
Twickenham - - - -
Azure SQL Database
England

Azure SQL Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Azure SQL Database 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 Azure SQL Database.

1 12 (100.00%) SQL
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (91.67%) C#
2 11 (91.67%) .NET
2 11 (91.67%) MVC
3 10 (83.33%) TDD
4 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET
6 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (58.33%) Multithreading
7 6 (50.00%) PaaS
7 6 (50.00%) HTTP
8 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
8 5 (41.67%) WCF
9 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
9 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
9 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
9 4 (33.33%) SOA
9 4 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 3 (25.00%) NoSQL
10 3 (25.00%) MSMQ
10 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (25.00%) Subversion
10 3 (25.00%) Migration
10 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (25.00%) TeamCity
10 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
10 3 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
10 3 (25.00%) System Testing

Azure SQL Database
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Azure SQL Database 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 Azure SQL Database. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (50.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (25.00%) RavenDB
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Subversion
1 3 (25.00%) TeamCity
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (25.00%) Jasmine
General
1 1 (8.33%) Front Office
1 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
1 11 (91.67%) C# Developer
2 10 (83.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (41.67%) .NET Developer
4 3 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Agile C# Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) Database Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) .NET
2 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (41.67%) WCF
5 4 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3 (25.00%) MSMQ
6 3 (25.00%) LINQ
6 3 (25.00%) jQuery
6 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (25.00%) Backbone.js
6 3 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (25.00%) Ember.js
6 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (25.00%) Durandal
7 1 (8.33%) HTML
7 1 (8.33%) CSS
7 1 (8.33%) SOAP
7 1 (8.33%) Web Services
7 1 (8.33%) XML
7 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) MVC
2 10 (83.33%) TDD
3 7 (58.33%) Multithreading
4 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 4 (33.33%) SOA
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) Migration
5 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 3 (25.00%) System Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Data Migration
5 3 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (8.33%) OO
6 1 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (8.33%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (91.67%) C#
3 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (8.33%) C++
5 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
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