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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
Rank 408 400 433
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +33
Contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database 20 26 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.083% 0.11% 0.004%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.35% 0.47% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 24 0
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£414 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - £275
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
5672 5590 5747
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.55% 22.97% 22.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4035 3750 3964
Average daily rate £450 £450 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 41 38
Average hourly rate £27.78 £28.25 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +4.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.00 £16.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £53.00 £59.87
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.22% -4.61%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015. 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 +3 3 £500 +25.00% 2
Hounslow - 1 £405 -
Azure SQL Database
England

Azure SQL Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 24 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (87.50%) SQL
3 15 (62.50%) C#
3 15 (62.50%) .NET
4 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
5 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 8 (33.33%) MVC
6 8 (33.33%) T-SQL
6 8 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (29.17%) Git (software)
7 7 (29.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET
7 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
7 7 (29.17%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (29.17%) MongoDB
8 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (25.00%) Oracle Database
8 6 (25.00%) Cognos
8 6 (25.00%) Windows
8 6 (25.00%) Oracle
8 6 (25.00%) QlikView
8 6 (25.00%) MDX
8 6 (25.00%) TDD
9 5 (20.83%) Windows Mobile
9 5 (20.83%) ETL
9 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web API

Azure SQL Database
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 24 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (29.17%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (29.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (29.17%) MongoDB
4 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 6 (25.00%) QlikView
5 3 (12.50%) SQLite
5 3 (12.50%) CouchDB
5 3 (12.50%) MySQL
6 1 (4.17%) Apache Hive
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
6 1 (4.17%) HDInsight
6 1 (4.17%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (4.17%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Git (software)
2 4 (16.67%) Subversion
2 4 (16.67%) SpecFlow
3 1 (4.17%) NCrunch
3 1 (4.17%) ReSharper
3 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (87.50%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 4 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Business Developer
4 3 (12.50%) ETL Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (12.50%) iOS Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Junior
5 2 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Junior .NET Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Junior Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (62.50%) .NET
2 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET
2 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (25.00%) MDX
4 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (16.67%) React
5 4 (16.67%) SignalR
5 4 (16.67%) Reactive Extensions
5 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
6 3 (12.50%) Entity Framework
6 3 (12.50%) REST
6 3 (12.50%) SOAP
6 3 (12.50%) Web Services
7 1 (4.17%) ActiveX
7 1 (4.17%) X-Windows
7 1 (4.17%) HTML
7 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Hedge funds
1 3 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.33%) Blog
3 1 (4.17%) Replication
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Mobile
3 3 (12.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) MVC
2 7 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (25.00%) TDD
4 5 (20.83%) ETL
4 5 (20.83%) Mobile Development
5 4 (16.67%) Complex Event Processing
5 4 (16.67%) BDD
6 3 (12.50%) Progressive Enhancement
6 3 (12.50%) API Integration
6 3 (12.50%) Scrum
6 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 3 (12.50%) iOS Development
7 1 (4.17%) CRM
7 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
7 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 21 (87.50%) SQL
2 15 (62.50%) C#
3 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 8 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 3 (12.50%) Objective-C
5 3 (12.50%) Apple Swift
6 1 (4.17%) VB
6 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.17%) VBA
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle
2 6 (25.00%) Cognos
3 5 (20.83%) Xamarin
4 1 (4.17%) Sitecore
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £350 - £380 per hour + alll inclusive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 20 days ago