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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Azure SQL Database over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
Rank 388 403 404
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +1
Contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database 23 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.010% 0.014%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.46% 0.041% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 2 3
Average daily rate £500 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
4967 4879 5026
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.49% 23.42% 23.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3593 3455 3447
Average daily rate £475 £450 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 35 42
Average hourly rate £34.00 £20.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £11.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +16.07%

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Azure SQL Database within the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +40 3 £513 +36.66% 1
Westminster - 1 - -
Azure SQL Database
England

Azure SQL Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 82 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 81 (98.78%) SQL
3 71 (86.59%) .NET
4 51 (62.20%) C#
5 50 (60.98%) MVC
5 50 (60.98%) MongoDB
6 46 (56.10%) ASP.NET
7 44 (53.66%) AngularJS
8 41 (50.00%) JavaScript
8 41 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 37 (45.12%) BDD
9 37 (45.12%) Complex Event Processing
9 37 (45.12%) Reactive Extensions
9 37 (45.12%) SpecFlow
9 37 (45.12%) SignalR
9 37 (45.12%) ASP.NET Web API
9 37 (45.12%) React
10 34 (41.46%) Microsoft
11 29 (35.37%) Git (software)
12 26 (31.71%) Subversion
12 26 (31.71%) Finance
13 21 (25.61%) Blog
13 21 (25.61%) GitHub
14 19 (23.17%) TDD
14 19 (23.17%) SQL Server
15 13 (15.85%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (14.63%) Computer Science
16 12 (14.63%) SQL Server 2008
16 12 (14.63%) Hedge funds
17 11 (13.41%) CQRS

Azure SQL Database
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (2.44%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.22%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (7.32%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 82 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (25.61%) GitHub
3 9 (10.98%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.44%) Azure Active Directory
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (60.98%) MongoDB
2 19 (23.17%) SQL Server
3 12 (14.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (9.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (8.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (8.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (6.10%) Oracle Database
7 5 (6.10%) QlikView
7 5 (6.10%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (6.10%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (3.66%) Big Data
9 2 (2.44%) CouchDB
9 2 (2.44%) MySQL
9 2 (2.44%) SQLite
10 1 (1.22%) Apache Hive
10 1 (1.22%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (1.22%) OLTP
10 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 37 (45.12%) SpecFlow
2 29 (35.37%) Git (software)
3 26 (31.71%) Subversion
4 1 (1.22%) git-flow
4 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.22%) NCrunch
4 1 (1.22%) ReSharper
General
1 26 (31.71%) Finance
2 5 (6.10%) Games
2 5 (6.10%) Interactive Media
3 1 (1.22%) Advertising
3 1 (1.22%) Legal
3 1 (1.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 67 (81.71%) Developer
2 40 (48.78%) C# Developer
3 30 (36.59%) .NET Developer
4 26 (31.71%) Azure Developer
5 24 (29.27%) ASP.NET Developer
6 22 (26.83%) JavaScript Developer
7 21 (25.61%) Full Stack Developer
8 20 (24.39%) C# .NET Developer
9 19 (23.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (9.76%) Agile Developer
10 8 (9.76%) Azure Engineer
11 7 (8.54%) Angular Developer
11 7 (8.54%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 7 (8.54%) SQL Developer
12 6 (7.32%) Agile .NET Developer
12 6 (7.32%) Cloud Engineer
13 5 (6.10%) Architect
13 5 (6.10%) ETL Developer
13 5 (6.10%) SQL Server Developer
14 4 (4.88%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (86.59%) .NET
2 46 (56.10%) ASP.NET
3 44 (53.66%) AngularJS
4 41 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 37 (45.12%) ASP.NET Web API
5 37 (45.12%) React
5 37 (45.12%) Reactive Extensions
5 37 (45.12%) SignalR
6 10 (12.20%) HTML
7 8 (9.76%) Web Services
8 7 (8.54%) CSS
8 7 (8.54%) LESS
8 7 (8.54%) REST
8 7 (8.54%) Sass
8 7 (8.54%) SOAP
8 7 (8.54%) XML
9 5 (6.10%) AppFabric
9 5 (6.10%) ASP.NET MVC 2
9 5 (6.10%) Memcached
9 5 (6.10%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.61%) Blog
2 12 (14.63%) Computer Science
2 12 (14.63%) Hedge funds
3 11 (13.41%) Fintech
3 11 (13.41%) Mathematics
4 7 (8.54%) User Experience
5 2 (2.44%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.22%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.22%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.20%) Windows
2 5 (6.10%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (2.44%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.44%) VMS
4 1 (1.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (60.98%) MVC
2 37 (45.12%) BDD
2 37 (45.12%) Complex Event Processing
3 19 (23.17%) TDD
4 13 (15.85%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (13.41%) CQRS
6 9 (10.98%) MVVM
6 9 (10.98%) OO
7 8 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (9.76%) ITIL
8 7 (8.54%) Unit Testing
9 6 (7.32%) ETL
10 5 (6.10%) Mobile Development
11 3 (3.66%) Asset Management
11 3 (3.66%) DevOps
11 3 (3.66%) Front End Development
11 3 (3.66%) Scrum
12 2 (2.44%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (2.44%) Software Engineering
12 2 (2.44%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 81 (98.78%) SQL
2 51 (62.20%) C#
3 41 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (12.20%) T-SQL
5 5 (6.10%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.44%) Apple Swift
6 2 (2.44%) Java
6 2 (2.44%) Objective-C
6 2 (2.44%) PHP
7 1 (1.22%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.22%) Python
7 1 (1.22%) Ruby
7 1 (1.22%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (13.41%) Degree
2 1 (1.22%) MCSE
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.76%) PCI DSS
2 5 (6.10%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.44%) Docker
2 1 (1.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.22%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.66%) SCCM
2 2 (2.44%) Ansible
2 2 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.44%) Puppet
2 2 (2.44%) SCOM
3 1 (1.22%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 34 (41.46%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.76%) Informatica
2 8 (9.76%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (7.32%) Oracle
4 5 (6.10%) Cognos
4 5 (6.10%) Xamarin
5 2 (2.44%) Splunk
6 1 (1.22%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.22%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.22%) VMware
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago