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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
Rank 377 371 408
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +37
Contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database 43 56 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.25% 0.055%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.84% 1.03% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 55 12
Median daily rate £525 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £385 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £438 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +34.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 - -
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
5127 5453 5391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.87% 24.27% 22.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3635 3932 3927
Median daily rate £500 £468 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% +10.00%
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 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 38
Median hourly rate £32.50 £21.99 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.81% -20.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £16.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.00 £49.00 £39.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+52.00% -25.37%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -9 10 £550 +29.41% 3
Azure SQL Database
England

Azure SQL Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 64 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 61 (95.31%) SQL
3 35 (54.69%) SQL Server
4 32 (50.00%) .NET
4 32 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (46.88%) Microsoft
6 27 (42.19%) Scrum
6 27 (42.19%) TDD
7 26 (40.63%) C#
8 23 (35.94%) Git (software)
9 19 (29.69%) SOAP
9 19 (29.69%) Web Services
9 19 (29.69%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (28.13%) ASP.NET
10 18 (28.13%) Software Engineering
10 18 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (28.13%) REST
11 17 (26.56%) Mobile App
11 17 (26.56%) MongoDB
11 17 (26.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 17 (26.56%) E-Commerce
12 16 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
12 16 (25.00%) MySQL
12 16 (25.00%) SQLite
12 16 (25.00%) Cocoa
12 16 (25.00%) Objective-C
12 16 (25.00%) Progressive Enhancement
12 16 (25.00%) Apple iOS
12 16 (25.00%) Unit Testing
12 16 (25.00%) Test Automation

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 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (3.13%) IIS
1 2 (3.13%) NServiceBus
1 2 (3.13%) OpenStack
1 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 64 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (25.00%) TestFlight
3 11 (17.19%) IaaS
4 10 (15.63%) PaaS
5 8 (12.50%) Data Lake Analytics
6 3 (4.69%) GitHub
6 3 (4.69%) SaaS
7 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (1.56%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.56%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (1.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) AMQP
2 3 (4.69%) Network Security
2 3 (4.69%) VPN
3 2 (3.13%) DNS
3 2 (3.13%) Firewall
3 2 (3.13%) HTTP
3 2 (3.13%) SSL
3 2 (3.13%) VLAN
4 1 (1.56%) BGP
4 1 (1.56%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (54.69%) SQL Server
2 17 (26.56%) MongoDB
2 17 (26.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (25.00%) CouchDB
3 16 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (25.00%) MySQL
3 16 (25.00%) SQLite
4 13 (20.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (17.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (15.63%) Power BI
6 10 (15.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (14.06%) Data Lake
7 9 (14.06%) SQL Server 2016
8 8 (12.50%) QlikView
9 6 (9.38%) NoSQL
10 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (6.25%) OLAP
11 3 (4.69%) Big Data
11 3 (4.69%) HDInsight
11 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 23 (35.94%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.81%) Visual Studio
3 4 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (6.25%) SpecFlow
3 4 (6.25%) Subversion
4 2 (3.13%) JIRA
4 2 (3.13%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.13%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.56%) Burp Suite
5 1 (1.56%) FxCop
5 1 (1.56%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.56%) JMeter
5 1 (1.56%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.56%) NUnit
5 1 (1.56%) Selenium
5 1 (1.56%) StyleCop
5 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 3 (4.69%) Banking
1 3 (4.69%) Finance
1 3 (4.69%) Retail
2 2 (3.13%) Legal
2 2 (3.13%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Games
3 1 (1.56%) German Language
3 1 (1.56%) Music Industry
3 1 (1.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 38 (59.38%) Developer
2 18 (28.13%) Azure Developer
3 17 (26.56%) Senior Developer
4 16 (25.00%) iOS Developer
4 16 (25.00%) Senior iOS Developer
5 15 (23.44%) C# Developer
6 12 (18.75%) .NET Developer
7 11 (17.19%) Architect
7 11 (17.19%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (14.06%) Azure Architect
9 7 (10.94%) ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (10.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (10.94%) JavaScript Developer
10 6 (9.38%) Azure Engineer
11 5 (7.81%) Consultant
12 4 (6.25%) Azure Consultant
13 3 (4.69%) .NET Software Developer
13 3 (4.69%) C# Architect
13 3 (4.69%) C# Software Developer
13 3 (4.69%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (50.00%) .NET
2 19 (29.69%) SOAP
2 19 (29.69%) Web Services
3 18 (28.13%) ASP.NET
3 18 (28.13%) REST
4 16 (25.00%) Cocoa
4 16 (25.00%) Cocoa Touch
5 13 (20.31%) ASP.NET Web API
6 12 (18.75%) AngularJS
7 10 (15.63%) React
8 9 (14.06%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (10.94%) MSMQ
10 5 (7.81%) Reactive Extensions
10 5 (7.81%) SignalR
11 4 (6.25%) Angular 2
11 4 (6.25%) NancyFx
11 4 (6.25%) WebSockets
11 4 (6.25%) WPF
12 3 (4.69%) HTML
12 3 (4.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.56%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.25%) Fintech
3 3 (4.69%) Blog
4 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.56%) Clustering
5 1 (1.56%) Neural Network
5 1 (1.56%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.56%) Replication
5 1 (1.56%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 16 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 5 (7.81%) Windows
3 2 (3.13%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.56%) VMS
4 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (42.19%) Scrum
2 27 (42.19%) TDD
3 19 (29.69%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (28.13%) Software Engineering
5 17 (26.56%) E-Commerce
6 16 (25.00%) iOS Development
6 16 (25.00%) Progressive Enhancement
6 16 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 16 (25.00%) Unit Testing
7 10 (15.63%) BDD
7 10 (15.63%) MVC
8 9 (14.06%) Analytics
8 9 (14.06%) Dashboard Development
8 9 (14.06%) MVVM
9 8 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
9 8 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
9 8 (12.50%) Migration
9 8 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 61 (95.31%) SQL
2 26 (40.63%) C#
3 16 (25.00%) Apple Swift
3 16 (25.00%) Objective-C
4 15 (23.44%) T-SQL
5 14 (21.88%) JavaScript
6 7 (10.94%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.69%) Java
7 3 (4.69%) Python
8 1 (1.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.56%) R
8 1 (1.56%) Scala
8 1 (1.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.56%) MCSE
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 9 (14.06%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (4.69%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.13%) Docker
4 1 (1.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (1.56%) etcd
4 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) Ansible
1 3 (4.69%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (4.69%) Puppet
2 2 (3.13%) SCCM
2 2 (3.13%) SCOM
3 1 (1.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (46.88%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.50%) Tableau
3 2 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.56%) Alteryx
4 1 (1.56%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.56%) SaltStack
4 1 (1.56%) Splunk
4 1 (1.56%) Teradata
4 1 (1.56%) VMware