The table below looks at the statistics for Azure SQL Database skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Azure SQL Database over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
Rank 551 582 613
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +31
Contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database 70 70 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.13% 0.039%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.63% 0.55% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 65 14
Median daily rate £500 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £368 £333
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 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11130 12653 12089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.45% 23.04% 21.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 7387 8454 8027
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 190 182
Median hourly rate £38.00 £24.50 £31.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.10% -21.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.50 £45.00 £50.00
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

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 UK

Azure SQL Database
Daily Rate Trend

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

Azure SQL Database Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Azure SQL Database
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Azure SQL Database within the UK over the 3 months to 11 December 2016.

Azure SQL Database Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Azure SQL Database
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Azure SQL Database within the UK.

Azure SQL Database Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Azure SQL Database
Top 23 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 11 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
England +25 67 £500 +11.11% 19
London -2 43 £525 +16.66% 6
South East +23 11 £300 -38.46% 7
City of London +1 10 £550 +29.41% 3
Surrey +20 6 - - 6
Farnham - 6 - - 2
Derbyshire - 6 £565 -
East Midlands - 6 £565 - 1
Derby - 4 £565 -
West Midlands -8 3 - -
South West - 3 £500 -
Berkshire - 3 £250 - 1
Bristol - 3 £500 -
Glasgow - 3 £488 -
Scotland - 3 £488 -
Coventry - 2 - -
Reading - 2 £250 - 1
North West - 1 - - 2
Gravesend - 1 £438 -
Slough - 1 £300 -
Merseyside - 1 - - 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 £300 -
Kent - 1 £438 -

Azure SQL Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 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 with a requirement for Azure SQL Database.

1 118 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 113 (95.76%) SQL
3 63 (53.39%) SQL Server
4 60 (50.85%) .NET
5 56 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
6 48 (40.68%) Microsoft
7 45 (38.14%) Git (software)
8 44 (37.29%) C#
9 39 (33.05%) Scrum
10 33 (27.97%) TDD
11 31 (26.27%) Business Intelligence
12 29 (24.58%) Continuous Integration
13 27 (22.88%) Web Services
14 26 (22.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 24 (20.34%) SOAP
15 24 (20.34%) Data Warehouse
15 24 (20.34%) E-Commerce
16 23 (19.49%) ASP.NET
16 23 (19.49%) Software Engineering
16 23 (19.49%) Unit Testing
16 23 (19.49%) REST
17 22 (18.64%) PaaS
17 22 (18.64%) MongoDB
17 22 (18.64%) JavaScript
17 22 (18.64%) MySQL
17 22 (18.64%) T-SQL
17 22 (18.64%) AngularJS
17 22 (18.64%) Mobile App
18 21 (17.80%) iOS Development
18 21 (17.80%) IaaS

Azure SQL Database
Top Related IT Skills 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 7 (5.93%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.39%) Apache Spark
2 4 (3.39%) NServiceBus
3 2 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.69%) IIS
3 2 (1.69%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.85%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (3.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (5.93%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 118 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (18.64%) PaaS
3 21 (17.80%) IaaS
3 21 (17.80%) TestFlight
4 8 (6.78%) Data Lake Analytics
5 7 (5.93%) Azure Machine Learning
5 7 (5.93%) Office 365
6 6 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (2.54%) GitHub
7 3 (2.54%) SaaS
8 2 (1.69%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.24%) Network Security
2 4 (3.39%) AMQP
3 3 (2.54%) VPN
4 2 (1.69%) DNS
4 2 (1.69%) Firewall
4 2 (1.69%) HTTP
4 2 (1.69%) SSL
4 2 (1.69%) VLAN
5 1 (0.85%) BGP
5 1 (0.85%) DAB
5 1 (0.85%) MPLS
5 1 (0.85%) SAN
5 1 (0.85%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (53.39%) SQL Server
2 26 (22.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (20.34%) Data Warehouse
4 22 (18.64%) MongoDB
4 22 (18.64%) MySQL
5 21 (17.80%) CouchDB
5 21 (17.80%) Power BI
5 21 (17.80%) SQLite
6 18 (15.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 16 (13.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 14 (11.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (9.32%) SQL Server 2016
10 9 (7.63%) Data Lake
11 8 (6.78%) QlikView
12 7 (5.93%) Big Data
12 7 (5.93%) HDInsight
12 7 (5.93%) NoSQL
13 6 (5.08%) SQL Server 2014
14 4 (3.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 4 (3.39%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 45 (38.14%) Git (software)
2 20 (16.95%) Visual Studio
3 12 (10.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (5.93%) Selenium
5 6 (5.08%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (3.39%) SpecFlow
6 4 (3.39%) Subversion
6 4 (3.39%) WebDriver
7 3 (2.54%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.54%) FxCop
7 3 (2.54%) StyleCop
8 2 (1.69%) Bower
8 2 (1.69%) Grunt
8 2 (1.69%) JIRA
8 2 (1.69%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.85%) Burp Suite
9 1 (0.85%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.85%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 6 (5.08%) Finance
2 3 (2.54%) Banking
2 3 (2.54%) Legal
2 3 (2.54%) Retail
3 2 (1.69%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.85%) Advertising
4 1 (0.85%) Games
4 1 (0.85%) German Language
4 1 (0.85%) Music Industry
4 1 (0.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 67 (56.78%) Developer
2 27 (22.88%) C# Developer
3 22 (18.64%) Senior Developer
4 21 (17.80%) Azure Developer
4 21 (17.80%) iOS Developer
4 21 (17.80%) Senior iOS Developer
5 18 (15.25%) Architect
6 17 (14.41%) .NET Developer
7 15 (12.71%) C# .NET Developer
8 14 (11.86%) Consultant
9 12 (10.17%) Azure Architect
9 12 (10.17%) Azure Engineer
10 9 (7.63%) Azure Consultant
10 9 (7.63%) JavaScript Developer
11 8 (6.78%) DevOps Engineer
12 7 (5.93%) ASP.NET Developer
12 7 (5.93%) Azure DevOps
12 7 (5.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 6 (5.08%) Business Intelligence Consultant
13 6 (5.08%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (50.85%) .NET
2 27 (22.88%) Web Services
3 24 (20.34%) SOAP
4 23 (19.49%) ASP.NET
4 23 (19.49%) REST
5 22 (18.64%) AngularJS
6 21 (17.80%) Cocoa
6 21 (17.80%) Cocoa Touch
7 17 (14.41%) ASP.NET Web API
8 13 (11.02%) .NET Framework
9 10 (8.47%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (8.47%) React
10 7 (5.93%) MSMQ
11 5 (4.24%) HTML
11 5 (4.24%) jQuery
11 5 (4.24%) Reactive Extensions
11 5 (4.24%) SignalR
12 4 (3.39%) Angular 2
12 4 (3.39%) NancyFx
12 4 (3.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.64%) Mobile App
2 6 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.24%) Visualisation
4 4 (3.39%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.39%) Fintech
5 3 (2.54%) Blog
6 2 (1.69%) Clustering
6 2 (1.69%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.85%) Neural Network
7 1 (0.85%) Replication
7 1 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.80%) Apple iOS
2 10 (8.47%) Windows
3 6 (5.08%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.85%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (33.05%) Scrum
3 33 (27.97%) TDD
4 31 (26.27%) Business Intelligence
5 29 (24.58%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (20.34%) E-Commerce
7 23 (19.49%) Software Engineering
7 23 (19.49%) Unit Testing
8 21 (17.80%) iOS Development
8 21 (17.80%) Progressive Enhancement
8 21 (17.80%) Test Automation
9 14 (11.86%) DevOps
10 13 (11.02%) Analytics
10 13 (11.02%) ETL
10 13 (11.02%) MVC
11 12 (10.17%) MVVM
12 11 (9.32%) BDD
13 9 (7.63%) CRM
13 9 (7.63%) Dashboard Development
13 9 (7.63%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 113 (95.76%) SQL
2 44 (37.29%) C#
3 22 (18.64%) JavaScript
3 22 (18.64%) T-SQL
4 21 (17.80%) Apple Swift
4 21 (17.80%) Objective-C
5 16 (13.56%) PowerShell
6 5 (4.24%) Scala
7 3 (2.54%) Java
7 3 (2.54%) Python
8 2 (1.69%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.85%) C
9 1 (0.85%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.85%) R
9 1 (0.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (1.69%) MCSE
1 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.85%) MCSA
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certified Master
2 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.24%) QA
2 3 (2.54%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (7.63%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (5.08%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.69%) Docker
3 2 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.85%) etcd
4 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (4.24%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (4.24%) Puppet
2 4 (3.39%) SCOM
3 3 (2.54%) Ansible
3 3 (2.54%) SCCM
4 2 (1.69%) WSUS
5 1 (0.85%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 48 (40.68%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.78%) Tableau
3 7 (5.93%) AppDynamics
3 7 (5.93%) Dynatrace
3 7 (5.93%) New Relic
4 3 (2.54%) SaltStack
5 2 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.69%) VMware
6 1 (0.85%) Alteryx
6 1 (0.85%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.85%) Splunk
6 1 (0.85%) Teradata
6 1 (0.85%) Veeam
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