The table below looks at the statistics for Azure SQL Database skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Azure SQL Database over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
Rank 401 427 405
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -22
Contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database 27 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.017% 0.052%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.55% 0.072% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 9
Median daily rate £500 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £295 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £375 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £431 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - -
Azure SQL Database
England

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 London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
4872 5564 5368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.55% 23.81% 23.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3599 3894 3708
Median daily rate £475 £450 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £581
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 54 30
Median hourly rate £35.00 £27.78 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.98% +1.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £16.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £153.60 £55.00 £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.27 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+20.26% -13.33%

Azure SQL Database
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Azure SQL Database as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Azure SQL Database within the London region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
City of London +56 10 £500 +33.33% 5
Croydon - 1 £310 -
Enfield - 1 - -
Azure SQL Database
England

Azure SQL Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Azure SQL Database 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 London region with a requirement for Azure SQL Database.

1 49 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (95.92%) SQL
3 27 (55.10%) Microsoft
3 27 (55.10%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (44.90%) Git (software)
5 20 (40.82%) .NET
6 17 (34.69%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (32.65%) TDD
8 15 (30.61%) JavaScript
9 14 (28.57%) C#
9 14 (28.57%) MVC
10 13 (26.53%) SQL Server
10 13 (26.53%) ASP.NET
10 13 (26.53%) MongoDB
10 13 (26.53%) AngularJS
10 13 (26.53%) ASP.NET Web API
11 12 (24.49%) Mobile App
12 11 (22.45%) BDD
12 11 (22.45%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (22.45%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (22.45%) Subversion
12 11 (22.45%) SCCM
13 10 (20.41%) SCOM
13 10 (20.41%) PowerShell
13 10 (20.41%) Web Services
13 10 (20.41%) Scrum
13 10 (20.41%) Active Directory
13 10 (20.41%) Configuration Management
13 10 (20.41%) React
13 10 (20.41%) Azure Active Directory

Azure SQL Database
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 8 (16.33%) OpenStack
2 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.08%) SAS
4 1 (2.04%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Maximo
2 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 49 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (20.41%) Azure Active Directory
3 9 (18.37%) TestFlight
4 6 (12.24%) GitHub
5 5 (10.20%) IaaS
6 4 (8.16%) Office 365
6 4 (8.16%) PaaS
6 4 (8.16%) SaaS
7 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (2.04%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) AMQP
1 1 (2.04%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.53%) MongoDB
1 13 (26.53%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.37%) CouchDB
2 9 (18.37%) MySQL
2 9 (18.37%) SQLite
3 8 (16.33%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (12.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (8.16%) Power BI
7 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (6.12%) SSDT
9 2 (4.08%) Big Data
9 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Power View
9 2 (4.08%) OLAP
9 2 (4.08%) PowerPivot
9 2 (4.08%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 22 (44.90%) Git (software)
2 11 (22.45%) Subversion
3 7 (14.29%) Ant
3 7 (14.29%) Hudson
3 7 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 7 (14.29%) JIRA
3 7 (14.29%) Maven
4 5 (10.20%) SpecFlow
5 4 (8.16%) Visual Studio
6 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (2.04%) FxCop
7 1 (2.04%) Jasmine
7 1 (2.04%) MSBuild
7 1 (2.04%) NUnit
7 1 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (2.04%) StyleCop
7 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 6 (12.24%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Banking
2 2 (4.08%) Legal
2 2 (4.08%) Retail
3 1 (2.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (51.02%) Developer
2 11 (22.45%) Full Stack Developer
3 9 (18.37%) Azure DevOps
3 9 (18.37%) Azure Engineer
3 9 (18.37%) C# Developer
3 9 (18.37%) iOS Developer
4 8 (16.33%) Architect
4 8 (16.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (16.33%) Senior Developer
4 8 (16.33%) Senior iOS Developer
5 7 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 7 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (12.24%) Azure Architect
6 6 (12.24%) Cloud Engineer
6 6 (12.24%) PowerShell Engineer
7 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 5 (10.20%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (10.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (8.16%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (40.82%) .NET
2 13 (26.53%) AngularJS
2 13 (26.53%) ASP.NET
2 13 (26.53%) ASP.NET Web API
3 11 (22.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (20.41%) React
4 10 (20.41%) Web Services
5 9 (18.37%) REST
5 9 (18.37%) SOAP
6 8 (16.33%) Cocoa
6 8 (16.33%) Cocoa Touch
7 6 (12.24%) HTML
8 5 (10.20%) Reactive Extensions
8 5 (10.20%) SignalR
9 4 (8.16%) HTML5
10 3 (6.12%) CSS
10 3 (6.12%) KnockoutJS
11 2 (4.08%) LESS
11 2 (4.08%) MDX
11 2 (4.08%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.49%) Mobile App
2 8 (16.33%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (12.24%) Blog
4 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.08%) Minimum Viable Product
4 2 (4.08%) User Experience
4 2 (4.08%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.04%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.04%) Fintech
5 1 (2.04%) Neural Network
5 1 (2.04%) Online Games
5 1 (2.04%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.37%) Apple iOS
2 8 (16.33%) VMS
3 5 (10.20%) Windows
4 2 (4.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (55.10%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (34.69%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (32.65%) TDD
4 14 (28.57%) MVC
5 11 (22.45%) BDD
5 11 (22.45%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (20.41%) Configuration Management
6 10 (20.41%) Scrum
7 9 (18.37%) Complex Event Processing
7 9 (18.37%) DevOps
7 9 (18.37%) iOS Development
7 9 (18.37%) Progressive Enhancement
7 9 (18.37%) Software Engineering
7 9 (18.37%) Test Automation
7 9 (18.37%) Unit Testing
8 8 (16.33%) Software Deployment
9 6 (12.24%) CQRS
9 6 (12.24%) Data Modelling
9 6 (12.24%) Service Management
9 6 (12.24%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 47 (95.92%) SQL
2 15 (30.61%) JavaScript
3 14 (28.57%) C#
4 10 (20.41%) PowerShell
5 9 (18.37%) Apple Swift
5 9 (18.37%) Objective-C
5 9 (18.37%) Python
6 8 (16.33%) Ruby
7 7 (14.29%) T-SQL
8 2 (4.08%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (2.04%) Java
9 1 (2.04%) PHP
9 1 (2.04%) R
9 1 (2.04%) Scala
9 1 (2.04%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) MCSE
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (20.41%) Active Directory
2 8 (16.33%) Docker
3 2 (4.08%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (22.45%) SCCM
2 10 (20.41%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (20.41%) Puppet
2 10 (20.41%) SCOM
3 9 (18.37%) Ansible
4 1 (2.04%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 27 (55.10%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.33%) Splunk
3 6 (12.24%) Dell
4 2 (4.08%) SAP
5 1 (2.04%) Cognos
5 1 (2.04%) Mercator
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle
5 1 (2.04%) SaltStack
5 1 (2.04%) Tableau
5 1 (2.04%) Trillium
5 1 (2.04%) VMware
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + negotiable
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