The table below looks at the statistics for Azure SQL Database skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Azure SQL Database over the 3 months to 7 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
Rank 232 262 257
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -5
Contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database 10 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.10% 0.092%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.69% 0.48% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 2
Median daily rate £300 £450 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £365 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £555 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.70% +30.76%
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 South East region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1449 2072 1753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.77% 21.73% 17.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 834 1230 1050
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 62 32
Median hourly rate £20.46 £25.44 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.58% -32.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £45.00 £90.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.44 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+49.37% -22.90%

Azure SQL Database
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 the South East

Azure SQL Database
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Azure SQL Database Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Azure SQL Database
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Azure SQL Database across the South East region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Azure SQL Database Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Azure SQL Database
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 7 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
Surrey +17 6 - - 3
Berkshire - 2 £275 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £300 -
Kent - 1 £438 -
Azure SQL Database
England

Azure SQL Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 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 South East region with a requirement for Azure SQL Database.

1 22 (100.00%) SQL
1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (81.82%) .NET
3 16 (72.73%) Visual Studio
3 16 (72.73%) Git (software)
4 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
6 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 11 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (40.91%) PowerShell
7 9 (40.91%) PaaS
7 9 (40.91%) Kanban
7 9 (40.91%) C#
7 9 (40.91%) Scrum
7 9 (40.91%) IaaS
7 9 (40.91%) Performance Monitoring
7 9 (40.91%) New Relic
7 9 (40.91%) AppDynamics
7 9 (40.91%) Application Performance Monitoring
7 9 (40.91%) Server Building
7 9 (40.91%) Dynatrace
8 8 (36.36%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (36.36%) DevOps
8 8 (36.36%) Application Performance Management
8 8 (36.36%) Performance Management
8 8 (36.36%) Release Management
9 7 (31.82%) .NET Framework
9 7 (31.82%) AngularJS
10 6 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (27.27%) Selenium

Azure SQL Database
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Cloud Services
1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (40.91%) IaaS
2 9 (40.91%) PaaS
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (72.73%) Git (software)
1 16 (72.73%) Visual Studio
2 11 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (27.27%) Selenium
4 3 (13.64%) Cucumber
5 2 (9.09%) WebDriver
6 1 (4.55%) Bower
6 1 (4.55%) Grunt
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (31.82%) C# Developer
3 7 (31.82%) Senior DevOps
3 7 (31.82%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 6 (27.27%) Azure Engineer
5 5 (22.73%) .NET Developer
5 5 (22.73%) Azure DevOps
6 4 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (13.64%) Automation Tester
7 3 (13.64%) QA Automation Tester
7 3 (13.64%) QA Tester
7 3 (13.64%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 3 (13.64%) Selenium Tester
7 3 (13.64%) Tester
8 2 (9.09%) PowerShell Engineer
9 1 (4.55%) Azure Administrator
9 1 (4.55%) Azure Consultant
9 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Engineer
9 1 (4.55%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (81.82%) .NET
2 7 (31.82%) .NET Framework
2 7 (31.82%) AngularJS
3 2 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (4.55%) CSS
4 1 (4.55%) CSS3
4 1 (4.55%) Entity Framework
4 1 (4.55%) HTML
4 1 (4.55%) HTML5
4 1 (4.55%) jQuery
4 1 (4.55%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (4.55%) LINQ
4 1 (4.55%) Node.js
4 1 (4.55%) RESTful
4 1 (4.55%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) Application Performance Monitoring
2 9 (40.91%) Kanban
2 9 (40.91%) Performance Monitoring
2 9 (40.91%) Scrum
2 9 (40.91%) Server Building
3 8 (36.36%) Application Performance Management
3 8 (36.36%) Continuous Delivery
3 8 (36.36%) DevOps
3 8 (36.36%) Performance Management
3 8 (36.36%) Release Management
4 6 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (13.64%) QA Automation
6 2 (9.09%) Automated Testing
7 1 (4.55%) TDD
7 1 (4.55%) Time Management
7 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Web Analytics
7 1 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (40.91%) C#
2 9 (40.91%) PowerShell
3 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (40.91%) AppDynamics
2 9 (40.91%) Dynatrace
2 9 (40.91%) New Relic
3 1 (4.55%) Veeam
3 1 (4.55%) VMware