The table below looks at the statistics for SSDT skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSDT 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 SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT)
Rank 621 637 605
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -32
Contract jobs citing SSDT 9 7 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.013% 0.046%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.080% 0.055% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 24
Median daily rate £388 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £305 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £445 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate - £275 £255
% change year-on-year
- +7.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
11203 12783 12055
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.47% 23.06% 21.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 7435 8537 7997
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 £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 196 183
Median hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.75 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.44 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+49.37% -22.90%

SSDT
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing SSDT as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SSDT Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SSDT
Daily Rate Trend

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

SSDT Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SSDT
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSDT within the UK 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
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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 +26 9 £388 -8.82% 6
London +3 6 £388 -10.14% 2
City of London +2 4 - - 1
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
South East - 2 - - 1
North West +5 1 - -

SSDT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SSDT 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 SSDT.

1 24 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 19 (70.37%) Microsoft
3 18 (66.67%) SQL
4 17 (62.96%) Visual Studio
4 17 (62.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (59.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (55.56%) .NET
6 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (51.85%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (51.85%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (37.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (37.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (37.04%) T-SQL
8 10 (37.04%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (37.04%) ETL
9 8 (29.63%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (29.63%) PowerShell
9 8 (29.63%) TeamCity
10 7 (25.93%) Scrum
10 7 (25.93%) C#
10 7 (25.93%) Windows
11 6 (22.22%) Hyper-V
11 6 (22.22%) .NET Framework
11 6 (22.22%) Release Management
11 6 (22.22%) Relational Database
12 5 (18.52%) Windows Server
12 5 (18.52%) WiX
12 5 (18.52%) Data Modelling
12 5 (18.52%) ITIL
12 5 (18.52%) Change Management

SSDT
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 2 (7.41%) IIS
1 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) IaaS
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 17 (62.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (51.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (37.04%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (37.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (37.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (22.22%) Relational Database
6 4 (14.81%) OLAP
7 3 (11.11%) OLAP Cube
7 3 (11.11%) Power BI
7 3 (11.11%) PowerPivot
7 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (7.41%) MySQL
9 1 (3.70%) Big Data
9 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
9 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
9 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 17 (62.96%) Visual Studio
2 16 (59.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (29.63%) TeamCity
4 5 (18.52%) WiX
5 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
5 3 (11.11%) Selenium
6 2 (7.41%) MSBuild
6 2 (7.41%) NuGet
6 2 (7.41%) PowerDesigner
6 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (7.41%) Subversion
6 2 (7.41%) WinDbg
7 1 (3.70%) SonarQube
7 1 (3.70%) YouTrack
General
1 3 (11.11%) Retail
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Developer
2 8 (29.63%) SQL Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Analyst Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Build Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Deployment Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Database Developer
4 4 (14.81%) SQL Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (11.11%) SSIS Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Report Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Database Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Server Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) SQL Database Developer
6 2 (7.41%) SSIS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (55.56%) .NET
2 6 (22.22%) .NET Framework
3 2 (7.41%) MDX
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.70%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Derivative
1 4 (14.81%) Equities
1 4 (14.81%) Fixed Income
2 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.70%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Windows Server
3 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
4 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (51.85%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (37.04%) ETL
4 8 (29.63%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (25.93%) Scrum
6 6 (22.22%) Release Management
7 5 (18.52%) Change Management
7 5 (18.52%) Data Modelling
7 5 (18.52%) ITIL
8 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
9 3 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
9 3 (11.11%) Migration
9 3 (11.11%) Process Improvement
9 3 (11.11%) Test Automation
10 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
10 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (7.41%) Line Management
10 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (7.41%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) SQL
2 10 (37.04%) T-SQL
3 8 (29.63%) PowerShell
4 7 (25.93%) C#
5 2 (7.41%) C++
5 2 (7.41%) C++/CLI
5 2 (7.41%) Perl
5 2 (7.41%) Python
6 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Hyper-V
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle
2 3 (11.11%) Sybase
3 2 (7.41%) Perforce
3 2 (7.41%) VMware
4 1 (3.70%) Teradata
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