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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
Rank 402 426 403
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -23
Contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database 26 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.030% 0.080%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.52% 0.13% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 6 16
Median daily rate £513 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £275 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £369 £375
% change year-on-year
+25.42% -1.66%
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
5009 5556 5520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.59% 23.57% 23.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3622 3893 3756
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 55 36
Median hourly rate £29.88 £25.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.52% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.12 £16.50 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.90 £53.59 £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +60 14 £525 +20.00% 6
Croydon - 1 £310 -
Enfield - 1 - -
Azure SQL Database
England

Azure SQL Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 50 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (94.00%) SQL
3 30 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 24 (48.00%) Git (software)
6 20 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (40.00%) .NET
7 18 (36.00%) TDD
8 15 (30.00%) JavaScript
9 14 (28.00%) C#
9 14 (28.00%) SQL Server
9 14 (28.00%) Mobile App
10 13 (26.00%) MongoDB
10 13 (26.00%) ASP.NET
10 13 (26.00%) Scrum
10 13 (26.00%) MVC
11 12 (24.00%) Web Services
11 12 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (24.00%) ASP.NET Web API
12 11 (22.00%) iOS Development
12 11 (22.00%) AngularJS
12 11 (22.00%) Progressive Enhancement
12 11 (22.00%) Apple iOS
12 11 (22.00%) REST
12 11 (22.00%) Apple Swift
12 11 (22.00%) TestFlight
12 11 (22.00%) SOAP
12 11 (22.00%) MySQL
12 11 (22.00%) Objective-C
12 11 (22.00%) Unit Testing

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 (16.00%) OpenStack
2 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.00%) NServiceBus
3 2 (4.00%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Maximo
2 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 50 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (22.00%) TestFlight
3 10 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (12.00%) IaaS
5 5 (10.00%) GitHub
5 5 (10.00%) PaaS
5 5 (10.00%) SaaS
6 4 (8.00%) Office 365
7 3 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (2.00%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (2.00%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) AMQP
1 1 (2.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (26.00%) MongoDB
3 11 (22.00%) CouchDB
3 11 (22.00%) MySQL
3 11 (22.00%) SQLite
4 8 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (14.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (12.00%) Data Lake
6 6 (12.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (8.00%) Power BI
8 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (6.00%) SSDT
10 2 (4.00%) Big Data
10 2 (4.00%) OLAP
10 2 (4.00%) PowerPivot
10 2 (4.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 24 (48.00%) Git (software)
2 10 (20.00%) Subversion
3 8 (16.00%) JIRA
4 7 (14.00%) Ant
4 7 (14.00%) Hudson
4 7 (14.00%) Jenkins
4 7 (14.00%) Maven
5 4 (8.00%) Visual Studio
6 3 (6.00%) SpecFlow
6 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (2.00%) FxCop
8 1 (2.00%) Jasmine
8 1 (2.00%) MSBuild
8 1 (2.00%) NUnit
8 1 (2.00%) StyleCop
8 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 6 (12.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Games
4 1 (2.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (52.00%) Developer
2 11 (22.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 11 (22.00%) iOS Developer
3 10 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 10 (20.00%) Senior iOS Developer
4 9 (18.00%) Azure DevOps
4 9 (18.00%) Azure Engineer
4 9 (18.00%) C# Developer
5 8 (16.00%) .NET Developer
5 8 (16.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (14.00%) Architect
6 7 (14.00%) Cloud Engineer
7 6 (12.00%) Azure Architect
7 6 (12.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (12.00%) PowerShell Engineer
8 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 5 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (8.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (40.00%) .NET
2 13 (26.00%) ASP.NET
3 12 (24.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 12 (24.00%) Web Services
4 11 (22.00%) AngularJS
4 11 (22.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (22.00%) REST
4 11 (22.00%) SOAP
5 10 (20.00%) Cocoa
5 10 (20.00%) Cocoa Touch
6 9 (18.00%) React
7 6 (12.00%) HTML
8 4 (8.00%) HTML5
8 4 (8.00%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (8.00%) Reactive Extensions
8 4 (8.00%) SignalR
9 3 (6.00%) CSS
10 2 (4.00%) MDX
10 2 (4.00%) MSMQ
10 2 (4.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.00%) Mobile App
2 7 (14.00%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (10.00%) Blog
4 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.00%) Minimum Viable Product
4 2 (4.00%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.00%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.00%) Fintech
5 1 (2.00%) Neural Network
5 1 (2.00%) Online Games
5 1 (2.00%) PKI
5 1 (2.00%) User Experience
5 1 (2.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.00%) Apple iOS
2 8 (16.00%) VMS
3 4 (8.00%) Windows
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (36.00%) TDD
4 13 (26.00%) MVC
4 13 (26.00%) Scrum
5 12 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (22.00%) iOS Development
6 11 (22.00%) Progressive Enhancement
6 11 (22.00%) Software Engineering
6 11 (22.00%) Test Automation
6 11 (22.00%) Unit Testing
7 10 (20.00%) Configuration Management
8 9 (18.00%) BDD
8 9 (18.00%) DevOps
9 8 (16.00%) Complex Event Processing
10 7 (14.00%) E-Commerce
10 7 (14.00%) Software Deployment
11 6 (12.00%) Data Modelling
11 6 (12.00%) Domain-Driven Design
11 6 (12.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (94.00%) SQL
2 15 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 14 (28.00%) C#
4 11 (22.00%) Apple Swift
4 11 (22.00%) Objective-C
4 11 (22.00%) PowerShell
5 8 (16.00%) Python
6 7 (14.00%) Ruby
6 7 (14.00%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (2.00%) Java
8 1 (2.00%) PHP
8 1 (2.00%) R
8 1 (2.00%) Scala
8 1 (2.00%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (18.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (16.00%) Docker
3 2 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (20.00%) Puppet
1 10 (20.00%) SCCM
1 10 (20.00%) SCOM
2 9 (18.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 25 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.00%) Splunk
3 6 (12.00%) Dell
4 2 (4.00%) SAP
5 1 (2.00%) Cognos
5 1 (2.00%) Mercator
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle
5 1 (2.00%) SaltStack
5 1 (2.00%) Tableau
5 1 (2.00%) Teradata
5 1 (2.00%) Trillium
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