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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
England / London
Rank 359 382 422
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +40
Contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database 49 33 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.16% 0.005%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.04% 0.65% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 30 1
Median daily rate £525 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 - -

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
4692 5046 4986
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 24.53% 24.09% 23.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3359 3648 3539
Median daily rate £500 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 30 35
Median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.12 £17.75 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +1 8 £538 +16.21% 3
Twickenham - 2 £400 -
Southwark - 1 £200 -
Azure SQL Database
England

Azure SQL Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 73 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 71 (97.26%) SQL
3 48 (65.75%) SQL Server
4 41 (56.16%) .NET
5 36 (49.32%) C#
6 35 (47.95%) Microsoft
7 29 (39.73%) TDD
8 28 (38.36%) ASP.NET
9 26 (35.62%) Git (software)
10 24 (32.88%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (31.51%) ASP.NET Web API
12 22 (30.14%) AngularJS
12 22 (30.14%) JavaScript
13 21 (28.77%) React
14 20 (27.40%) BDD
14 20 (27.40%) Scrum
15 19 (26.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 19 (26.03%) Business Intelligence
15 19 (26.03%) MVVM
16 18 (24.66%) T-SQL
17 16 (21.92%) NoSQL
17 16 (21.92%) Data Warehouse
18 15 (20.55%) MSMQ
18 15 (20.55%) Reactive Extensions
18 15 (20.55%) Microservices
18 15 (20.55%) SignalR
19 14 (19.18%) IaaS
19 14 (19.18%) SpecFlow
19 14 (19.18%) Domain-Driven Design
19 14 (19.18%) Subversion

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 2 (2.74%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (2.74%) IIS
1 2 (2.74%) NServiceBus
1 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.37%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (6.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 73 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (19.18%) IaaS
3 12 (16.44%) PaaS
4 10 (13.70%) TestFlight
5 7 (9.59%) Data Lake Analytics
6 5 (6.85%) GitHub
7 2 (2.74%) Office 365
7 2 (2.74%) SaaS
8 1 (1.37%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.81%) AMQP
2 6 (8.22%) VPN
3 5 (6.85%) Firewall
3 5 (6.85%) VLAN
4 4 (5.48%) DNS
4 4 (5.48%) Network Security
5 2 (2.74%) HTTP
5 2 (2.74%) SSL
6 1 (1.37%) BGP
6 1 (1.37%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (65.75%) SQL Server
2 19 (26.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (21.92%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (21.92%) NoSQL
4 13 (17.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (16.44%) MongoDB
5 12 (16.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (15.07%) SQL Server 2016
7 10 (13.70%) CouchDB
7 10 (13.70%) MySQL
7 10 (13.70%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (13.70%) SQLite
8 9 (12.33%) Power BI
9 7 (9.59%) Data Lake
9 7 (9.59%) QlikView
10 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (4.11%) OLAP
11 3 (4.11%) Redis
12 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 26 (35.62%) Git (software)
2 14 (19.18%) SpecFlow
2 14 (19.18%) Subversion
3 4 (5.48%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (4.11%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.74%) FxCop
5 2 (2.74%) StyleCop
5 2 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.74%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.74%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.37%) Burp Suite
6 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.37%) JIRA
6 1 (1.37%) JMeter
6 1 (1.37%) Selenium
General
1 5 (6.85%) Finance
2 4 (5.48%) Banking
3 3 (4.11%) Retail
4 2 (2.74%) Legal
4 2 (2.74%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.37%) Games
5 1 (1.37%) German Language
5 1 (1.37%) Music Industry
5 1 (1.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 46 (63.01%) Developer
2 25 (34.25%) C# Developer
3 22 (30.14%) Azure Developer
4 18 (24.66%) .NET Developer
5 17 (23.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (19.18%) Architect
6 14 (19.18%) ASP.NET Developer
6 14 (19.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 12 (16.44%) Azure Architect
8 11 (15.07%) Senior Developer
9 10 (13.70%) Angular Developer
9 10 (13.70%) iOS Developer
9 10 (13.70%) Senior iOS Developer
10 9 (12.33%) JavaScript Developer
11 7 (9.59%) C# WPF Developer
11 7 (9.59%) WPF Developer
12 6 (8.22%) Consultant
13 5 (6.85%) Azure Consultant
13 5 (6.85%) DBA
13 5 (6.85%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (56.16%) .NET
2 28 (38.36%) ASP.NET
3 23 (31.51%) ASP.NET Web API
4 22 (30.14%) AngularJS
5 21 (28.77%) React
6 15 (20.55%) MSMQ
6 15 (20.55%) Reactive Extensions
6 15 (20.55%) SignalR
7 13 (17.81%) Angular 2
7 13 (17.81%) NancyFx
7 13 (17.81%) SOAP
7 13 (17.81%) WebSockets
7 13 (17.81%) WPF
8 12 (16.44%) REST
8 12 (16.44%) Web Services
9 11 (15.07%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (13.70%) Cocoa
10 10 (13.70%) Cocoa Touch
11 3 (4.11%) JSON
12 2 (2.74%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.81%) Fintech
2 10 (13.70%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.85%) Blog
4 4 (5.48%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.74%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.37%) Clustering
6 1 (1.37%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.37%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.37%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.37%) Replication
6 1 (1.37%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.70%) Apple iOS
1 10 (13.70%) Windows
2 5 (6.85%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (39.73%) TDD
2 24 (32.88%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (27.40%) BDD
3 20 (27.40%) Scrum
4 19 (26.03%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (26.03%) MVVM
5 15 (20.55%) Microservices
6 14 (19.18%) Domain-Driven Design
7 12 (16.44%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (16.44%) E-Commerce
7 12 (16.44%) Software Engineering
8 11 (15.07%) MVC
9 10 (13.70%) ETL
9 10 (13.70%) iOS Development
9 10 (13.70%) Progressive Enhancement
9 10 (13.70%) Test Automation
9 10 (13.70%) Unit Testing
10 9 (12.33%) CQRS
10 9 (12.33%) Migration
11 8 (10.96%) OO
Programming Languages
1 71 (97.26%) SQL
2 36 (49.32%) C#
3 22 (30.14%) JavaScript
4 18 (24.66%) T-SQL
5 10 (13.70%) Apple Swift
5 10 (13.70%) Objective-C
6 8 (10.96%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.11%) Java
8 2 (2.74%) Python
9 1 (1.37%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.37%) MCSE
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.74%) QA
3 1 (1.37%) HL7
System Software
1 10 (13.70%) Virtual Machines
2 9 (12.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.37%) Docker
3 1 (1.37%) etcd
3 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.11%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (4.11%) Puppet
2 2 (2.74%) Ansible
2 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (2.74%) SCOM
3 1 (1.37%) SCCM
3 1 (1.37%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (47.95%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.59%) Tableau
3 2 (2.74%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.74%) SaltStack
4 1 (1.37%) Alteryx
4 1 (1.37%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.37%) Cognos
4 1 (1.37%) VMware
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