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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT)
Rank 640 591 588
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -3
Contract jobs citing SSDT 16 36 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.066% 0.051%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.14% 0.29% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 26 3
Median daily rate £325 £338 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £441 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £331 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.88% +3.51%
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
11837 12536 11808
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.70% 23.04% 22.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 8040 8176 7527
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.16% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 170 201
Median hourly rate £32.50 £23.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.30% -23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.30 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £46.09 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+41.97% -26.98%

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 27 May 2016.

SSDT Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SSDT
Top 14 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 27 May 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
(Click see detailed
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 -41 16 £325 -3.70% 9
London -13 7 £625 +51.05% 3
Yorkshire - 5 £325 -
Leeds - 5 £325 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £325 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 - -
Northamptonshire - 2 £344 -
East Midlands - 2 £344 -
Buckinghamshire +6 1 £288 - 1
West Midlands -16 1 £400 +18.51%
South East -22 1 £288 -30.30% 3
Milton Keynes - 1 £288 -
Northampton - 1 £313 -
Birmingham - 1 £400 -

SSDT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 36 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 30 (83.33%) SQL
3 22 (61.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (38.89%) .NET
6 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
7 11 (30.56%) T-SQL
7 11 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (27.78%) Visual Studio
9 9 (25.00%) Migration
10 8 (22.22%) Finance
11 7 (19.44%) Replication
11 7 (19.44%) C#
11 7 (19.44%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (19.44%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (16.67%) Biml
12 6 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (13.89%) Windows
13 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
13 5 (13.89%) Scrum
13 5 (13.89%) Continuous Delivery
13 5 (13.89%) SDLC
13 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 5 (13.89%) Test Automation
13 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
13 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (13.89%) Refactoring

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 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.33%) IaaS
3 2 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Firewall
1 1 (2.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (61.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (19.44%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (19.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (16.67%) Biml
4 6 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (5.56%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Power View
6 2 (5.56%) OLAP
6 2 (5.56%) Power BI
6 2 (5.56%) PowerPivot
6 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.78%) MySQL
7 1 (2.78%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 20 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (27.78%) Visual Studio
3 5 (13.89%) Selenium
3 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.78%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.78%) SonarQube
General
1 8 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Front Office
3 1 (2.78%) Publishing
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (69.44%) Developer
2 20 (55.56%) SQL Developer
3 12 (33.33%) SSIS Developer
4 9 (25.00%) SQL Server Developer
5 7 (19.44%) Database Developer
5 7 (19.44%) SQL Database Developer
6 6 (16.67%) Agile Developer
7 5 (13.89%) Senior Developer
8 4 (11.11%) .NET Developer
9 3 (8.33%) .NET Applications Developer
9 3 (8.33%) Applications Developer
9 3 (8.33%) Applications Engineer
9 3 (8.33%) Architect
9 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Architect
9 3 (8.33%) Microsoft BI Architect
9 3 (8.33%) Senior .NET Applications Developer
9 3 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (8.33%) Senior Applications Developer
10 2 (5.56%) SQL BI Architect
10 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (38.89%) .NET
2 3 (8.33%) WinForms
3 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.78%) Web Services
3 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Replication
2 2 (5.56%) Minimum Viable Product
2 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.56%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.78%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.78%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.78%) Derivative
3 1 (2.78%) Equities
3 1 (2.78%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (25.00%) Migration
4 6 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (13.89%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (13.89%) Refactoring
5 5 (13.89%) Release Management
5 5 (13.89%) Scrum
5 5 (13.89%) SDLC
5 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
5 5 (13.89%) Test Automation
6 4 (11.11%) Data Analysis
7 3 (8.33%) Asset Management
7 3 (8.33%) Data Migration
7 3 (8.33%) Data Modelling
8 2 (5.56%) Business Analysis
8 2 (5.56%) Dimensional Modelling
8 2 (5.56%) ETL
8 2 (5.56%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (83.33%) SQL
2 11 (30.56%) T-SQL
3 7 (19.44%) C#
4 4 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 3 (8.33%) VB.NET
6 2 (5.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) SAP
2 2 (5.56%) Tableau
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) RedGate
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