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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
Rank 386 417 409
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -8
Contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database 20 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.085% 0.016% 0.015%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.37% 0.073% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 3
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£400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £400 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £470 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £188 £300
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -37.50%
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
5341 5479 5351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.72% 22.58% 20.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3632 3714 3587
Average daily rate £438 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.74% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £573 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 53 58
Average hourly rate £29.74 £28.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.21% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.40 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £52.50 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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 30 July 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 30 July 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
City of London - 4 £400 - 3
Azure SQL Database
England

Azure SQL Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 30 (100.00%) SQL
1 30 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (93.33%) Microsoft
3 27 (90.00%) MVC
3 27 (90.00%) .NET
4 23 (76.67%) PaaS
5 21 (70.00%) C#
6 20 (66.67%) TDD
7 18 (60.00%) Multithreading
7 18 (60.00%) ASP.NET
8 17 (56.67%) HTTP
8 17 (56.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (53.33%) MS Excel
10 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
11 11 (36.67%) Enterprise Architecture
12 10 (33.33%) WCF
13 9 (30.00%) .NET Framework
13 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (30.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
14 8 (26.67%) Oracle
15 6 (20.00%) PL/SQL
15 6 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
15 6 (20.00%) Scrum
15 6 (20.00%) CQRS
15 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 5 (16.67%) NoSQL
17 4 (13.33%) SOA
17 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
18 3 (10.00%) T-SQL

Azure SQL Database
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (10.00%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 16 (53.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 30 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (76.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (56.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (10.00%) RavenDB
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (6.67%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (10.00%) TeamCity
2 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.00%) Subversion
2 3 (10.00%) Jasmine
General
1 2 (6.67%) Games
2 1 (3.33%) Front Office
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (100.00%) Developer
2 19 (63.33%) C# Developer
3 11 (36.67%) .NET Developer
3 11 (36.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (20.00%) Agile C# Developer
5 5 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
5 5 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (16.67%) Senior Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Database Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (90.00%) .NET
2 18 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 17 (56.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (33.33%) WCF
5 9 (30.00%) .NET Framework
5 9 (30.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (10.00%) MSMQ
7 3 (10.00%) jQuery
7 3 (10.00%) LINQ
7 3 (10.00%) Ember.js
7 3 (10.00%) AngularJS
7 3 (10.00%) Backbone.js
7 3 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (10.00%) Durandal
8 2 (6.67%) AppFabric
9 1 (3.33%) CSS
9 1 (3.33%) HTML
9 1 (3.33%) Middleware
9 1 (3.33%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (90.00%) MVC
2 20 (66.67%) TDD
3 18 (60.00%) Multithreading
4 11 (36.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (20.00%) Scrum
6 6 (20.00%) CQRS
7 4 (13.33%) SOA
8 3 (10.00%) Migration
8 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (10.00%) System Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Data Migration
8 3 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
8 3 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (6.67%) ETL
9 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (3.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) SQL
2 21 (70.00%) C#
3 6 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.33%) C++
6 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 28 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (26.67%) Oracle
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