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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT)
Rank 594 564 -
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -
Contract jobs citing SSDT 12 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.019% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.10% 0.085% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £385 -
% change year-on-year
-18.83% -
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
11929 11808 12181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.64% 22.37% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 7525 7335 6959
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 £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 195 343
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.09 £30.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+6.96% -5.51%

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 22 September 2014.

SSDT Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SSDT
Top 19 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 22 September 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 -33 12 £450 - 3
London +6 7 £450 +2.85% 2
City of London +22 2 £450 +12.50%
South East -6 2 £313 -30.55% 1
Milton Keynes - 1 £313 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £313 - 1
Flintshire - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Reading - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
South West - - - -
Wales - - - -
Queensferry - - - -
North Wales - - - -
Bath - - - -
Chatham - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -

SSDT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 59 (90.77%) SQL
2 54 (83.08%) Microsoft
2 54 (83.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 53 (81.54%) .NET
4 50 (76.92%) Windows
5 48 (73.85%) Visual Studio
5 48 (73.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 45 (69.23%) .NET Framework
6 45 (69.23%) Continuous Integration
7 44 (67.69%) TeamCity
8 43 (66.15%) Git (software)
8 43 (66.15%) Release Management
8 43 (66.15%) Automated Testing
8 43 (66.15%) Configuration Management
9 41 (63.08%) Octopus Deploy
10 40 (61.54%) Automation Testing
10 40 (61.54%) Maven
10 40 (61.54%) Red Gate
10 40 (61.54%) Gradle
10 40 (61.54%) Artifactory
10 40 (61.54%) MSBuild
10 40 (61.54%) NuGet
11 19 (29.23%) SQL Server
12 14 (21.54%) ASP.NET
12 14 (21.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 13 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
13 13 (20.00%) T-SQL
14 10 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
15 9 (13.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 9 (13.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services

SSDT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (3.08%) IIS
1 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.08%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.54%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (6.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) PowerPivot
2 1 (1.54%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (29.23%) SQL Server
2 14 (21.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (13.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (13.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (10.77%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (7.69%) OLAP
9 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (3.08%) SAP Data Services
10 1 (1.54%) PerformancePoint
10 1 (1.54%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (1.54%) DB2
Development Applications
1 54 (83.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 48 (73.85%) Visual Studio
3 44 (67.69%) TeamCity
4 43 (66.15%) Git (software)
5 41 (63.08%) Octopus Deploy
6 40 (61.54%) Maven
6 40 (61.54%) MSBuild
6 40 (61.54%) NuGet
6 40 (61.54%) Gradle
6 40 (61.54%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.54%) NUnit
7 1 (1.54%) MSTest
7 1 (1.54%) WiX
General
1 5 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (1.54%) Advertising
2 1 (1.54%) Publishing
2 1 (1.54%) Games
2 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (50.77%) Release Engineer
1 33 (50.77%) Build Engineer
1 33 (50.77%) Build and Release Engineer
2 14 (21.54%) Developer
3 10 (15.38%) SQL Developer
4 7 (10.77%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Developer
6 3 (4.62%) .NET Developer
6 3 (4.62%) Software Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Consultant
6 3 (4.62%) Software Configuration Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Configuration Engineer
7 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Developer
7 2 (3.08%) DBA
7 2 (3.08%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.08%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.08%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (3.08%) SQL DBA
7 2 (3.08%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (1.54%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (81.54%) .NET
2 45 (69.23%) .NET Framework
3 14 (21.54%) ASP.NET
4 5 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (6.15%) XML
6 2 (3.08%) CSS
6 2 (3.08%) MDX
6 2 (3.08%) HTML
6 2 (3.08%) NHibernate
6 2 (3.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (3.08%) Windows Identity Foundation
6 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET 2.0
7 1 (1.54%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.54%) CSS3
7 1 (1.54%) HTML5
7 1 (1.54%) WCF
7 1 (1.54%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) Visualisation
1 6 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.62%) Replication
3 2 (3.08%) Clustering
3 2 (3.08%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 50 (76.92%) Windows
2 48 (73.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (69.23%) Continuous Integration
2 43 (66.15%) Release Management
2 43 (66.15%) Configuration Management
2 43 (66.15%) Automated Testing
3 40 (61.54%) Automation Testing
4 9 (13.85%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (12.31%) DevOps
6 6 (9.23%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (7.69%) MVC
8 4 (6.15%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (4.62%) Migration
9 3 (4.62%) ETL
9 3 (4.62%) Analytics
9 3 (4.62%) Data Management
10 2 (3.08%) Information Management
10 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2
10 2 (3.08%) Data Modelling
11 1 (1.54%) OOD
11 1 (1.54%) SOA
11 1 (1.54%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 59 (90.77%) SQL
2 13 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (9.23%) C#
4 3 (4.62%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.54%) Java
5 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.54%) VBA
5 1 (1.54%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (3.08%) MCITP
2 1 (1.54%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) MCTS
2 1 (1.54%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.54%) QA
Vendors
1 54 (83.08%) Microsoft
2 40 (61.54%) Red Gate
3 2 (3.08%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle
4 1 (1.54%) Lotus
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