The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT)
Rank 544 553 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing SSDT 45 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.020% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.39% 0.091% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 0
Average daily rate
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£360 £435 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £450 -
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11547 11039 11991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.14% 21.59% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 7148 6763 7046
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 217 311
Average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.13 £17.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £30.40
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +0.32%

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 29 July 2014.

SSDT Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SSDT
Top 9 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 29 July 2014. 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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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 +20 38 £360 -17.24% 3
London -1 10 £431 -0.86% 2
City of London +23 2 £550 +44.26% 2
South East -10 2 £400 -11.11% 1
South West - - - -
Bath - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Somerset - - - -

SSDT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 57 (91.94%) SQL
2 51 (82.26%) Microsoft
3 50 (80.65%) .NET
3 50 (80.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 48 (77.42%) Windows
5 47 (75.81%) Visual Studio
5 47 (75.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 45 (72.58%) .NET Framework
7 44 (70.97%) Continuous Integration
7 44 (70.97%) TeamCity
8 43 (69.35%) Git (software)
8 43 (69.35%) Release Management
8 43 (69.35%) Configuration Management
8 43 (69.35%) Automated Testing
9 41 (66.13%) Octopus Deploy
10 40 (64.52%) Automation Testing
10 40 (64.52%) MSBuild
10 40 (64.52%) NuGet
10 40 (64.52%) Gradle
10 40 (64.52%) Artifactory
10 40 (64.52%) Maven
10 40 (64.52%) Red Gate
11 16 (25.81%) SQL Server
12 15 (24.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 11 (17.74%) T-SQL
13 11 (17.74%) ASP.NET
14 10 (16.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 8 (12.90%) DevOps
15 8 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
16 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services

SSDT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 2 (3.23%) IIS
2 1 (1.61%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.61%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 15 (24.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (16.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (11.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 7 (11.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (4.84%) OLAP
8 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.61%) MySQL
9 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.61%) PerformancePoint
9 1 (1.61%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 50 (80.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 47 (75.81%) Visual Studio
3 44 (70.97%) TeamCity
4 43 (69.35%) Git (software)
5 41 (66.13%) Octopus Deploy
6 40 (64.52%) Maven
6 40 (64.52%) MSBuild
6 40 (64.52%) NuGet
6 40 (64.52%) Gradle
6 40 (64.52%) Artifactory
7 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (4.84%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (3.23%) Finance
3 1 (1.61%) Legal
3 1 (1.61%) Advertising
3 1 (1.61%) Publishing
3 1 (1.61%) Games
3 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (53.23%) Release Engineer
1 33 (53.23%) Build Engineer
1 33 (53.23%) Build and Release Engineer
2 10 (16.13%) Developer
3 8 (12.90%) SQL Developer
4 7 (11.29%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Architect
5 4 (6.45%) Data Architect
6 3 (4.84%) Software Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Software Configuration Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Configuration Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Senior Architect
7 2 (3.23%) Consultant
7 2 (3.23%) Senior Data Architect
7 2 (3.23%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (3.23%) SQL DBA
7 2 (3.23%) .NET Developer
7 2 (3.23%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (3.23%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (80.65%) .NET
2 45 (72.58%) .NET Framework
3 11 (17.74%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.84%) MDX
5 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET 2.0
5 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (3.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (3.23%) Windows Identity Foundation
5 2 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.23%) Replication
1 2 (3.23%) Visualisation
2 1 (1.61%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 48 (77.42%) Windows
2 47 (75.81%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (70.97%) Continuous Integration
2 43 (69.35%) Release Management
2 43 (69.35%) Configuration Management
2 43 (69.35%) Automated Testing
3 40 (64.52%) Automation Testing
4 8 (12.90%) DevOps
4 8 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (11.29%) ETL
5 7 (11.29%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (8.06%) SOA
7 4 (6.45%) Data Architecture
7 4 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (4.84%) Master Data Management
8 3 (4.84%) Data Management
9 2 (3.23%) MVC
9 2 (3.23%) Migration
9 2 (3.23%) User Stories
9 2 (3.23%) Performance Analysis
10 1 (1.61%) Database Security
10 1 (1.61%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 57 (91.94%) SQL
2 11 (17.74%) T-SQL
3 3 (4.84%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (3.23%) MCITP
2 1 (1.61%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) MCTS
2 1 (1.61%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.61%) QA
Vendors
1 51 (82.26%) Microsoft
2 40 (64.52%) Red Gate
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle
4 1 (1.61%) Lotus
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