The table below looks at the statistics for Azure SQL Database skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
Rank - - 94
Contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - - 0.075%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £463 -
% change year-on-year
-29.72% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Reading region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
114 208 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 13.78% 19.28% 14.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 93 69
Average daily rate £380 £375 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £625 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £175.00 £16.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+993.75% -36.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £32.03 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.75%

Azure SQL Database
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Azure SQL Database Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Azure SQL Database
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database across the Reading region.

Azure SQL Database Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Azure SQL Database
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API

Azure SQL Database
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft