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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT)
UK
Rank 594 614 580
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -34
Contract jobs citing SSDT 3 8 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.016% 0.047%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.030% 0.069% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 22
Median daily rate £375 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £390 £260
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%
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
9957 11618 11170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.25% 22.87% 21.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 6656 7799 7305
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 £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 220 163
Median hourly rate £36.75 £28.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -8.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.01 £14.10 £15.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £52.63 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

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 2 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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +25 3 £375 -3.84% 5
London +12 3 £375 -3.22% 3

SSDT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (87.50%) SQL
2 14 (87.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
3 11 (68.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (56.25%) .NET
6 8 (50.00%) T-SQL
6 8 (50.00%) C#
6 8 (50.00%) Visual Studio
6 8 (50.00%) ETL
6 8 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (43.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
9 5 (31.25%) Scrum
9 5 (31.25%) Data Modelling
9 5 (31.25%) Change Management
10 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (25.00%) OLAP
10 4 (25.00%) Windows
10 4 (25.00%) Equities
10 4 (25.00%) Fixed Income
10 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
10 4 (25.00%) Derivative
11 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
11 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (18.75%) OLAP Cube

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 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (87.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (68.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (43.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (25.00%) OLAP
8 3 (18.75%) OLAP Cube
8 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
9 2 (12.50%) Big Data
9 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (12.50%) MySQL
9 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
10 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
10 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (18.75%) TeamCity
3 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 2 (12.50%) MSBuild
3 2 (12.50%) NuGet
3 2 (12.50%) PowerDesigner
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (12.50%) Subversion
3 2 (12.50%) WinDbg
4 1 (6.25%) YouTrack
General
1 3 (18.75%) Retail
2 2 (12.50%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) SQL Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) Analyst Developer
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Analyst
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Analyst
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Developer
4 4 (25.00%) SSIS Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Administrator
6 2 (12.50%) Database Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) Database Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Report Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Server Administrator
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Database Developer
6 2 (12.50%) SSIS Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) T-SQL Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Data Modeller
7 1 (6.25%) Development Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) .NET
2 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.25%) jQuery
3 1 (6.25%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Derivative
1 4 (25.00%) Equities
1 4 (25.00%) Fixed Income
2 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) ETL
3 5 (31.25%) Change Management
3 5 (31.25%) Data Modelling
3 5 (31.25%) Scrum
4 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (12.50%) Line Management
7 1 (6.25%) Analytics
7 1 (6.25%) ERP
7 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
7 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) SQL
2 8 (50.00%) C#
2 8 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
4 2 (12.50%) C++
4 2 (12.50%) C++/CLI
4 2 (12.50%) Perl
4 2 (12.50%) Python
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Sybase
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 2 (12.50%) Perforce
3 2 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) Teradata