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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT)
Rank 631 612 571
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -41
Contract jobs citing SSDT 11 21 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.037% 0.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.095% 0.16% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 8
Median daily rate £438 £300 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -21.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £286 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £454 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £431 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+43.75% -6.25%
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
11578 13148 12063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.82% 23.47% 22.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7850 8593 7561
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 187 200
Median hourly rate £31.00 £27.78 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.59% -4.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £52.17 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.26% -13.33%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SSDT within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

SSDT Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SSDT
Top 10 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 25 June 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 -11 11 £438 +45.83% 9
London +13 6 £625 +38.88%
South West +3 2 £438 +45.83% 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £425 - 3
Yorkshire - 2 £425 - 3
Leeds - 2 £425 - 3
Bristol +9 1 £438 +45.83%
Birmingham - 1 £400 -
Somerset - 1 £438 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £400 -

SSDT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 34 (97.14%) SQL Server
2 29 (82.86%) SQL
3 23 (65.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (51.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (37.14%) T-SQL
6 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
6 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (31.43%) .NET
8 10 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (25.71%) Visual Studio
9 9 (25.71%) Finance
10 8 (22.86%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (22.86%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (20.00%) C#
11 7 (20.00%) Replication
12 6 (17.14%) Migration
12 6 (17.14%) Windows
12 6 (17.14%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (17.14%) Biml
13 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 5 (14.29%) Refactoring
13 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
14 4 (11.43%) Data Analysis
14 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
14 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (11.43%) SDLC
15 3 (8.57%) Power BI

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:

Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Firewall
1 1 (2.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (97.14%) SQL Server
2 23 (65.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (22.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (17.14%) Biml
5 6 (17.14%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (8.57%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (8.57%) Power BI
7 3 (8.57%) PowerPivot
8 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Power View
8 2 (5.71%) OLAP
8 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
8 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (2.86%) MySQL
9 1 (2.86%) OLTP
9 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (51.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (25.71%) Visual Studio
3 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (5.71%) Selenium
5 1 (2.86%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.86%) WiX
General
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.86%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Front Office
3 1 (2.86%) Publishing
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (74.29%) Developer
2 19 (54.29%) SQL Developer
3 11 (31.43%) SSIS Developer
4 9 (25.71%) SQL Server Developer
5 8 (22.86%) Database Developer
6 7 (20.00%) SQL Database Developer
7 6 (17.14%) Agile Developer
7 6 (17.14%) Senior Developer
8 4 (11.43%) .NET Developer
9 3 (8.57%) .NET Applications Developer
9 3 (8.57%) Applications Developer
9 3 (8.57%) Architect
9 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence Architect
9 3 (8.57%) Consultant
9 3 (8.57%) Microsoft BI Architect
9 3 (8.57%) Senior .NET Applications Developer
9 3 (8.57%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (8.57%) Senior Applications Developer
10 2 (5.71%) SQL BI Architect
10 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (31.43%) .NET
2 3 (8.57%) WinForms
3 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.86%) Web Services
3 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Replication
2 2 (5.71%) Minimum Viable Product
2 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.71%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.86%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.86%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.86%) Derivative
3 1 (2.86%) Equities
3 1 (2.86%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (22.86%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (17.14%) Migration
5 5 (14.29%) Refactoring
6 4 (11.43%) Data Analysis
6 4 (11.43%) SDLC
7 3 (8.57%) Asset Management
7 3 (8.57%) Data Modelling
7 3 (8.57%) ETL
7 3 (8.57%) Release Management
8 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
8 2 (5.71%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (5.71%) Data Migration
8 2 (5.71%) Dimensional Modelling
8 2 (5.71%) ITIL
8 2 (5.71%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (5.71%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.71%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 29 (82.86%) SQL
2 13 (37.14%) T-SQL
3 7 (20.00%) C#
4 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
5 3 (8.57%) VB.NET
6 2 (5.71%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.86%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) SAP
2 2 (5.71%) Tableau
3 1 (2.86%) Mercator
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle
3 1 (2.86%) RedGate