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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
Rank 417 413 419
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database 25 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.009% 0.042%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.46% 0.036% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 1 9
Median daily rate £500 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £400 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 -
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
5443 5544 5531
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.71% 24.36% 23.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3966 3866 3897
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £312 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 38 29
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £15.35 £17.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £90.50 £61.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 - 4 £500 - 2
Azure SQL Database
England

Azure SQL Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 51 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (98.04%) SQL
3 31 (60.78%) .NET
4 29 (56.86%) Microsoft
4 29 (56.86%) MVC
5 28 (54.90%) AngularJS
6 22 (43.14%) ASP.NET Web API
6 22 (43.14%) C#
6 22 (43.14%) JavaScript
6 22 (43.14%) ASP.NET
7 21 (41.18%) BDD
7 21 (41.18%) React
8 20 (39.22%) Complex Event Processing
9 19 (37.25%) ASP.NET MVC
9 19 (37.25%) Git (software)
10 18 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (33.33%) MongoDB
12 16 (31.37%) SignalR
12 16 (31.37%) Reactive Extensions
12 16 (31.37%) SpecFlow
12 16 (31.37%) Subversion
13 14 (27.45%) Blog
13 14 (27.45%) TDD
13 14 (27.45%) GitHub
14 12 (23.53%) CQRS
15 11 (21.57%) Finance
16 10 (19.61%) OO
16 10 (19.61%) SCCM
16 10 (19.61%) MVVM
17 9 (17.65%) Puppet

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 (15.69%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.96%) SAS
2 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 51 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (27.45%) GitHub
3 9 (17.65%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (5.88%) Office 365
5 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (3.92%) IaaS
5 2 (3.92%) PaaS
5 2 (3.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 7 (13.73%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (3.92%) CouchDB
7 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.92%) MySQL
7 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
7 2 (3.92%) Power BI
7 2 (3.92%) QlikView
7 2 (3.92%) SQLite
8 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Power View
8 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.96%) PowerPivot
8 1 (1.96%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 19 (37.25%) Git (software)
2 16 (31.37%) SpecFlow
2 16 (31.37%) Subversion
3 8 (15.69%) Jenkins
4 7 (13.73%) Ant
4 7 (13.73%) Hudson
4 7 (13.73%) JIRA
4 7 (13.73%) Maven
5 1 (1.96%) git-flow
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (21.57%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Legal
3 1 (1.96%) Games
3 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (68.63%) Developer
2 20 (39.22%) C# Developer
3 18 (35.29%) JavaScript Developer
4 17 (33.33%) Full Stack Developer
5 13 (25.49%) .NET Developer
6 12 (23.53%) ASP.NET Developer
6 12 (23.53%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (23.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (15.69%) Azure Developer
7 8 (15.69%) Azure Engineer
7 8 (15.69%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (13.73%) Angular Developer
8 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 6 (11.76%) Architect
9 6 (11.76%) Cloud Engineer
9 6 (11.76%) PowerShell Engineer
10 4 (7.84%) Azure Architect
11 3 (5.88%) Data Architect
11 3 (5.88%) Data Warehouse Architect
12 2 (3.92%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (60.78%) .NET
2 28 (54.90%) AngularJS
3 22 (43.14%) ASP.NET
3 22 (43.14%) ASP.NET Web API
4 21 (41.18%) React
5 19 (37.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (31.37%) Reactive Extensions
6 16 (31.37%) SignalR
7 8 (15.69%) HTML
8 7 (13.73%) CSS
8 7 (13.73%) LESS
8 7 (13.73%) Sass
9 3 (5.88%) MDX
10 2 (3.92%) REST
10 2 (3.92%) SOAP
10 2 (3.92%) Web Services
11 1 (1.96%) Cocoa
11 1 (1.96%) HTML5
11 1 (1.96%) MSMQ
11 1 (1.96%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 14 (27.45%) Blog
2 8 (15.69%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (13.73%) User Experience
4 4 (7.84%) Fintech
5 3 (5.88%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.96%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (1.96%) Online Games
6 1 (1.96%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.69%) VMS
2 3 (5.88%) Windows
3 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (56.86%) MVC
2 21 (41.18%) BDD
3 20 (39.22%) Complex Event Processing
4 18 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (27.45%) TDD
6 12 (23.53%) CQRS
7 10 (19.61%) MVVM
7 10 (19.61%) OO
8 9 (17.65%) Configuration Management
8 9 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (17.65%) DevOps
9 8 (15.69%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (15.69%) Software Deployment
10 7 (13.73%) Domain-Driven Design
11 6 (11.76%) Service Management
11 6 (11.76%) Use Case
12 5 (9.80%) Data Modelling
13 3 (5.88%) ETL
13 3 (5.88%) Scrum
14 2 (3.92%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (98.04%) SQL
2 22 (43.14%) C#
2 22 (43.14%) JavaScript
3 8 (15.69%) PowerShell
3 8 (15.69%) Python
3 8 (15.69%) Ruby
4 4 (7.84%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.92%) Apple Swift
5 2 (3.92%) Java
5 2 (3.92%) Objective-C
5 2 (3.92%) PHP
6 1 (1.96%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 1 (1.96%) MCSE
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 8 (15.69%) Docker
3 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (19.61%) SCCM
2 9 (17.65%) Ansible
2 9 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (17.65%) Puppet
2 9 (17.65%) SCOM
3 1 (1.96%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 29 (56.86%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.69%) Splunk
3 6 (11.76%) Dell
4 2 (3.92%) Cognos
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle
5 1 (1.96%) SAP
5 1 (1.96%) Trillium
5 1 (1.96%) VMware