The table below looks at the statistics for SSDT skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSDT over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT)
Rank 568 564 536
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -28
Contract jobs citing SSDT 31 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.012% 0.009%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.27% 0.053% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 5 2
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£375 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £245 -
% change year-on-year
+37.75% -
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
11399 11231 10176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.25% 21.64% 22.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 7336 6967 6200
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £260 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 184 207
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £14.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.38 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +22.76%

SSDT
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SSDT within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 March 2015.

SSDT Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SSDT
Top 24 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSDT within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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 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 +14 29 £375 -16.66% 9
London +8 11 £394 -20.25% 3
City of London +16 3 £420 -18.04% 2
South East - 3 £413 - 1
South West -4 2 £271 +10.71% 2
Surrey - 2 £413 -
Wiltshire - 2 £271 - 1
North West - - - - 1
Wales - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Malmesbury - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Alderley Edge - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Bristol - - - - 1
Chatham - - - -
Cwmbran - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Godalming - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Torfaen - - - -

SSDT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SSDT 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 SSDT.

1 41 (82.00%) SQL
1 41 (82.00%) SQL Server
2 36 (72.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 34 (68.00%) Microsoft
4 32 (64.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 29 (58.00%) Business Intelligence
6 25 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 24 (48.00%) ETL
8 21 (42.00%) T-SQL
8 21 (42.00%) Visual Studio
8 21 (42.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 20 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
10 19 (38.00%) .NET
11 18 (36.00%) SQL Server 2008
12 16 (32.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (24.00%) SQL Server 2005
15 10 (20.00%) Clustering
15 10 (20.00%) C#
15 10 (20.00%) Data Modelling
15 10 (20.00%) Relational Database
16 9 (18.00%) Finance
17 8 (16.00%) XML
18 7 (14.00%) UML
18 7 (14.00%) MS Excel
18 7 (14.00%) Disaster Recovery
18 7 (14.00%) Business Continuity
18 7 (14.00%) TOGAF
18 7 (14.00%) .NET Framework
18 7 (14.00%) Dimensional Modelling

SSDT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SSDT 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 SSDT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 5 (10.00%) IIS
1 5 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.00%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 7 (14.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.00%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (82.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (64.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 21 (42.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (36.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 16 (32.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (24.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 10 (20.00%) Relational Database
10 4 (8.00%) OLTP
10 4 (8.00%) RDBMS
11 3 (6.00%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (6.00%) QlikView
12 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (4.00%) Data Mining
13 1 (2.00%) Triplestore
13 1 (2.00%) Big Data
13 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Power View
13 1 (2.00%) Amazon Redshift
13 1 (2.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 36 (72.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (42.00%) Visual Studio
3 6 (12.00%) SpecFlow
4 2 (4.00%) WiX
4 2 (4.00%) ERwin
5 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.00%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.00%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (18.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (72.00%) Developer
2 18 (36.00%) SQL Developer
3 11 (22.00%) ETL Developer
4 9 (18.00%) Architect
5 7 (14.00%) Analyst
6 6 (12.00%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (10.00%) DBA
7 5 (10.00%) SQL DBA
8 4 (8.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Developer
8 4 (8.00%) Data Analyst
8 4 (8.00%) .NET Developer
9 3 (6.00%) SQL Server DBA
9 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Developer
10 2 (4.00%) CRM Developer
10 2 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 2 (4.00%) Developer Analyst
10 2 (4.00%) Release Engineer
10 2 (4.00%) Programmer
10 2 (4.00%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (38.00%) .NET
2 8 (16.00%) XML
3 7 (14.00%) .NET Framework
4 4 (8.00%) jQuery
4 4 (8.00%) Ajax
4 4 (8.00%) JSON
5 3 (6.00%) Razor View Engine
5 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (6.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (4.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) Clustering
2 6 (12.00%) NHS
3 5 (10.00%) Replication
4 4 (8.00%) Visualisation
5 3 (6.00%) Data Structures
6 2 (4.00%) Data Integration
6 2 (4.00%) Neural Network
6 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (4.00%) User Experience
6 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (4.00%) Windows
1 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (58.00%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (48.00%) ETL
3 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 7 (14.00%) UML
5 7 (14.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (14.00%) Business Continuity
5 7 (14.00%) TOGAF
5 7 (14.00%) Dimensional Modelling
6 6 (12.00%) ATDD
6 6 (12.00%) Kimball Methodology
6 6 (12.00%) Analytics
7 5 (10.00%) Scrum
7 5 (10.00%) Data Analysis
8 4 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (8.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 4 (8.00%) CRM
8 4 (8.00%) Data Transformation
9 3 (6.00%) Change Data Capture
9 3 (6.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 41 (82.00%) SQL
2 21 (42.00%) T-SQL
3 10 (20.00%) C#
4 5 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 4 (8.00%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (2.00%) VBA
7 1 (2.00%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) MCSE
2 1 (2.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) QA
1 2 (4.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 34 (68.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.00%) Tableau
3 3 (6.00%) Business Objects
3 3 (6.00%) SAP
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