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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
Rank 385 422 417
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -5
Contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database 26 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.012% 0.019%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.48% 0.053% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 2 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £400 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £400 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £188 -
% change year-on-year
+73.33% -
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
5384 5673 5565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.60% 22.60% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3610 3898 3728
Average daily rate £445 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £301 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 38 67
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £18.84 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £52.26 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +1.66%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 - 1
Enfield - - - -
Azure SQL Database
England

Azure SQL Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 36 (100.00%) SQL
1 36 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (91.67%) MVC
2 33 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 33 (91.67%) .NET
3 30 (83.33%) PaaS
4 20 (55.56%) C#
4 20 (55.56%) MS Excel
5 19 (52.78%) ASP.NET
5 19 (52.78%) TDD
6 18 (50.00%) Multithreading
6 18 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 17 (47.22%) SQL Server
7 17 (47.22%) HTTP
8 15 (41.67%) WCF
9 14 (38.89%) SQL Server 2008
9 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (38.89%) .NET Framework
9 14 (38.89%) Oracle
9 14 (38.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 12 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 12 (33.33%) PL/SQL
10 12 (33.33%) Scrum
10 12 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (30.56%) Enterprise Architecture
12 6 (16.67%) CQRS
13 4 (11.11%) NoSQL
14 3 (8.33%) SOA
14 3 (8.33%) Windows
14 3 (8.33%) T-SQL

Azure SQL Database
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 2 (5.56%) NServiceBus
2 1 (2.78%) Umbraco
Applications
1 20 (55.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 36 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (83.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (47.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (47.22%) SQL Server
2 14 (38.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (11.11%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.56%) RavenDB
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.56%) OLAP
4 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle OLAP
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.56%) Subversion
2 2 (5.56%) TeamCity
2 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.56%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.78%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (5.56%) Games
2 1 (2.78%) Banking
2 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.78%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 35 (97.22%) Developer
2 18 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 16 (44.44%) .NET Developer
4 10 (27.78%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 9 (25.00%) Senior Developer
6 6 (16.67%) Agile C# Developer
7 5 (13.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (8.33%) Consultant
9 2 (5.56%) Business Developer
9 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 2 (5.56%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (91.67%) .NET
2 19 (52.78%) ASP.NET
3 18 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 15 (41.67%) WCF
5 14 (38.89%) .NET Framework
5 14 (38.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 12 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (5.56%) AppFabric
7 2 (5.56%) REST
7 2 (5.56%) Backbone.js
7 2 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (5.56%) Ember.js
7 2 (5.56%) AngularJS
7 2 (5.56%) Durandal
7 2 (5.56%) LINQ
7 2 (5.56%) jQuery
7 2 (5.56%) HTML
7 2 (5.56%) CSS
7 2 (5.56%) MSMQ
8 1 (2.78%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (91.67%) MVC
2 19 (52.78%) TDD
3 18 (50.00%) Multithreading
4 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (33.33%) Scrum
6 11 (30.56%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (16.67%) CQRS
8 3 (8.33%) SOA
9 2 (5.56%) ETL
9 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (5.56%) Migration
9 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
9 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (5.56%) System Testing
9 2 (5.56%) Data Migration
9 2 (5.56%) Domain-Driven Design
9 2 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (2.78%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) SQL
2 20 (55.56%) C#
3 12 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.78%) C++
Vendors
1 33 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 14 (38.89%) Oracle
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