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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Azure SQL Database over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
Rank 574 601 572
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -29
Contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database 54 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.016% 0.021%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.47% 0.071% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 5 10
Average daily rate £425 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
11447 11285 11193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.25% 21.88% 23.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 7720 7316 6779
Average daily rate £425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 170 226
Average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £13.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £48.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +17.11%

Azure SQL Database
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Azure SQL Database within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 8 February 2016.

Azure SQL Database Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Azure SQL Database
Top 23 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Azure SQL Database within the UK over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England +32 50 £425 +41.66% 9
London +31 23 £500 +25.00% 3
South East +9 11 £438 +45.83%
Yorkshire - 9 £325 -
Leeds - 8 £325 -
West Yorkshire - 8 £325 -
Surrey +2 6 £450 -
West Midlands - 6 £500 - 1
Middlesex - 4 £425 -
Staines - 4 £450 -
City of London +51 3 £513 +36.66% 1
Wales -4 3 £363 -
South Wales -7 3 £363 -
Cardiff -10 3 £363 -
Coventry - 2 £500 -
West Bromwich - 2 - -
South West - 1 £275 - 1
Birmingham - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £400 - 1
Dorset - 1 £275 - 1
Berkshire - 1 - -
Ferndown - 1 £275 -
Westminster - 1 - -

Azure SQL Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 134 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 133 (99.25%) SQL
3 87 (64.93%) .NET
4 75 (55.97%) Microsoft
5 63 (47.01%) C#
6 55 (41.04%) MVC
7 51 (38.06%) ASP.NET
8 50 (37.31%) MongoDB
9 49 (36.57%) Git (software)
10 47 (35.07%) AngularJS
10 47 (35.07%) SQL Server
11 46 (34.33%) ASP.NET MVC
12 44 (32.84%) Agile Software Development
12 44 (32.84%) Subversion
12 44 (32.84%) JavaScript
13 42 (31.34%) ASP.NET Web API
14 37 (27.61%) SignalR
14 37 (27.61%) React
14 37 (27.61%) BDD
14 37 (27.61%) Complex Event Processing
14 37 (27.61%) Reactive Extensions
14 37 (27.61%) SpecFlow
15 29 (21.64%) Finance
16 28 (20.90%) PowerShell
17 26 (19.40%) SCOM
18 24 (17.91%) TDD
18 24 (17.91%) Continuous Integration
18 24 (17.91%) DevOps
19 23 (17.16%) Opscode Chef
19 23 (17.16%) Amazon AWS

Azure SQL Database
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 21 (15.67%) OpenStack
2 14 (10.45%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.49%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.75%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (14.18%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.46%) MS Office
2 10 (7.46%) MS Visio
3 8 (5.97%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (5.97%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 134 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (17.16%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (15.67%) Azure Active Directory
3 21 (15.67%) GitHub
4 2 (1.49%) IaaS
4 2 (1.49%) Office 365
4 2 (1.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.49%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (37.31%) MongoDB
2 47 (35.07%) SQL Server
3 19 (14.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 17 (12.69%) SQL Server 2014
5 15 (11.19%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (11.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (10.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (10.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (9.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (6.72%) MS Access
9 8 (5.97%) Oracle Database
10 6 (4.48%) Data Mining
10 6 (4.48%) QlikView
11 4 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (2.24%) Big Data
12 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (2.24%) Power BI
13 2 (1.49%) CouchDB
13 2 (1.49%) Datazen
13 2 (1.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 49 (36.57%) Git (software)
2 44 (32.84%) Subversion
3 37 (27.61%) SpecFlow
4 19 (14.18%) Jenkins
5 18 (13.43%) Ant
5 18 (13.43%) Hudson
5 18 (13.43%) JIRA
5 18 (13.43%) Maven
6 4 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.49%) FxCop
7 2 (1.49%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (1.49%) StyleCop
7 2 (1.49%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.75%) git-flow
8 1 (0.75%) NCrunch
8 1 (0.75%) ReSharper
General
1 29 (21.64%) Finance
2 5 (3.73%) Games
2 5 (3.73%) Interactive Media
3 1 (0.75%) Advertising
3 1 (0.75%) Legal
3 1 (0.75%) Retail
3 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 85 (63.43%) Developer
2 47 (35.07%) C# Developer
3 37 (27.61%) .NET Developer
4 33 (24.63%) Azure Developer
5 25 (18.66%) ASP.NET Developer
6 24 (17.91%) C# .NET Developer
7 23 (17.16%) JavaScript Developer
8 22 (16.42%) Full Stack Developer
9 21 (15.67%) Azure Engineer
10 20 (14.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 19 (14.18%) Cloud Engineer
11 19 (14.18%) DevOps Engineer
12 12 (8.96%) SQL Developer
13 9 (6.72%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 8 (5.97%) Agile Developer
14 8 (5.97%) Angular Developer
14 8 (5.97%) Architect
14 8 (5.97%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 7 (5.22%) Azure Architect
15 7 (5.22%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (64.93%) .NET
2 51 (38.06%) ASP.NET
3 47 (35.07%) AngularJS
4 46 (34.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 42 (31.34%) ASP.NET Web API
6 37 (27.61%) React
6 37 (27.61%) Reactive Extensions
6 37 (27.61%) SignalR
7 12 (8.96%) HTML
7 12 (8.96%) Web Services
8 9 (6.72%) CSS
8 9 (6.72%) XML
9 7 (5.22%) LESS
9 7 (5.22%) MDX
9 7 (5.22%) REST
9 7 (5.22%) Sass
9 7 (5.22%) SOAP
10 5 (3.73%) HTML5
10 5 (3.73%) JSON
10 5 (3.73%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.67%) Blog
1 21 (15.67%) Computer Science
2 19 (14.18%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (8.96%) Hedge funds
4 11 (8.21%) Fintech
4 11 (8.21%) Mathematics
5 8 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (5.22%) User Experience
7 5 (3.73%) Clustering
8 3 (2.24%) NHS
9 2 (1.49%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.75%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.75%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.75%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 21 (15.67%) VMS
2 17 (12.69%) Windows
3 7 (5.22%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (2.24%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (41.04%) MVC
2 44 (32.84%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (27.61%) BDD
3 37 (27.61%) Complex Event Processing
4 24 (17.91%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (17.91%) DevOps
4 24 (17.91%) TDD
5 20 (14.93%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (14.18%) Configuration Management
6 19 (14.18%) Software Deployment
7 17 (12.69%) ETL
8 16 (11.94%) Service Management
9 15 (11.19%) Use Case
10 11 (8.21%) CQRS
11 9 (6.72%) MVVM
11 9 (6.72%) OO
11 9 (6.72%) Unit Testing
11 9 (6.72%) Validation
12 8 (5.97%) ITIL
13 7 (5.22%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 133 (99.25%) SQL
2 63 (47.01%) C#
3 44 (32.84%) JavaScript
4 28 (20.90%) PowerShell
5 19 (14.18%) Python
5 19 (14.18%) Ruby
6 18 (13.43%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.49%) Apple Swift
7 2 (1.49%) Java
7 2 (1.49%) Objective-C
7 2 (1.49%) PHP
8 1 (0.75%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.75%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (8.21%) Degree
2 10 (7.46%) MCSE
2 10 (7.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.96%) QA
2 8 (5.97%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.99%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.49%) Data Quality
System Software
1 21 (15.67%) Active Directory
1 21 (15.67%) Docker
2 1 (0.75%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (19.40%) SCOM
2 23 (17.16%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (17.16%) Puppet
3 22 (16.42%) SCCM
4 21 (15.67%) Ansible
5 3 (2.24%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.75%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 75 (55.97%) Microsoft
2 21 (15.67%) Splunk
3 15 (11.19%) Dell
4 9 (6.72%) Oracle
5 8 (5.97%) Informatica
5 8 (5.97%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (5.22%) Xamarin
7 6 (4.48%) Cognos
8 2 (1.49%) Apple
8 2 (1.49%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.75%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.75%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.75%) VMware
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