The table below looks at the statistics for SSDT 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 SSDT over the 3 months to 1 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT)
Rank 382 396 372
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -24
Contract jobs citing SSDT 11 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.049% 0.021% 0.019%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.21% 0.096% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 2
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£394 £494 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.25% +41.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £245 -
% change year-on-year
+37.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SSDT
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
5134 5195 4796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.08% 22.28% 22.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3584 3634 3383
Average daily rate £450 £425 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -4.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £295 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 24 24
Average hourly rate £22.83 £36.50 £25.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.45% +42.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £25.00 £16.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £62.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +25.00%

SSDT
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SSDT across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SSDT Jobs Demand Trend in London

SSDT
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SSDT across the London region.

SSDT Daily Rate Trend in London

SSDT
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SSDT across the London region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

SSDT Daily Rate Histogram in London

SSDT
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 SSDT within the London region over the 3 months to 1 April 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 +20 3 £420 -18.04% 1
Beckenham - - - -
SSDT
England

SSDT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing SSDT 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 SSDT.

1 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (88.00%) SQL
3 19 (76.00%) T-SQL
3 19 (76.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (72.00%) Microsoft
4 18 (72.00%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (68.00%) Visual Studio
5 17 (68.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (68.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 16 (64.00%) ETL
7 14 (56.00%) .NET
7 14 (56.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (48.00%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (48.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (40.00%) Clustering
11 9 (36.00%) Data Modelling
12 8 (32.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (28.00%) Finance
13 7 (28.00%) C#
14 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
14 6 (24.00%) SpecFlow
14 6 (24.00%) ATDD
14 6 (24.00%) Relational Database
15 5 (20.00%) Scrum
15 5 (20.00%) IIS
16 4 (16.00%) OLTP
16 4 (16.00%) CRM
16 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
16 4 (16.00%) XML

SSDT
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing SSDT 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 SSDT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (20.00%) IIS
2 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (16.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (12.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.00%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.00%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (76.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (68.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (56.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (48.00%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (48.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (32.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (24.00%) Relational Database
8 4 (16.00%) OLTP
8 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (12.00%) QlikView
9 3 (12.00%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (8.00%) Data Mining
11 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
11 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
11 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
11 1 (4.00%) Redis
11 1 (4.00%) Big Data
11 1 (4.00%) Triplestore
11 1 (4.00%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 17 (68.00%) Visual Studio
1 17 (68.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (24.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (8.00%) ERwin
3 2 (8.00%) WiX
4 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (84.00%) Developer
2 10 (40.00%) ETL Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) SQL Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Data Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Software Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Programmer
6 2 (8.00%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Developer Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Release Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) AWS Developer
6 2 (8.00%) CRM Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Build Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Software Build Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Data Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Build and Release Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (56.00%) .NET
2 4 (16.00%) XML
2 4 (16.00%) Ajax
2 4 (16.00%) JSON
2 4 (16.00%) jQuery
3 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (8.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Clustering
2 3 (12.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (8.00%) Neural Network
3 2 (8.00%) User Experience
3 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
1 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (64.00%) ETL
3 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (36.00%) Data Modelling
5 6 (24.00%) ATDD
6 5 (20.00%) Scrum
7 4 (16.00%) CRM
8 3 (12.00%) Change Control
8 3 (12.00%) BDD
8 3 (12.00%) Kimball Methodology
8 3 (12.00%) Change Management
8 3 (12.00%) Project Management
9 2 (8.00%) ITIL
9 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis
9 2 (8.00%) Analytics
9 2 (8.00%) Dimensional Modelling
9 2 (8.00%) Data Architecture
10 1 (4.00%) Data Mapping
10 1 (4.00%) Release Management
10 1 (4.00%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 22 (88.00%) SQL
2 19 (76.00%) T-SQL
3 7 (28.00%) C#
4 4 (16.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.00%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) Tableau
3 3 (12.00%) Business Objects
3 3 (12.00%) SAP