Period
to 25 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Azure SQL Database skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Azure SQL Database over the 6 months to 25 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 91 97 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 - +93
Contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database 2 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.15% 0.40% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.74% 1.83% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Birmingham median daily rate £575 £370 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +55.41% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £525 £370 £431
% change year-on-year +41.89% -14.20% +23.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 - -

Azure SQL Database is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 270 327 273
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 20.19% 22.02% 21.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 234 166
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £411 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.42% +2.81% +6.67%
10th Percentile £309 £297 £275
90th Percentile £575 £538 £508
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £413 £389
% change year-on-year +3.03% +6.11% -2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 2
Birmingham median hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +39.68% -1.56%
10th Percentile £10.70 £21.00 £14.48
90th Percentile £26.00 £23.00 £17.23
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £23.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year -14.89% -16.81% +39.51%

Azure SQL Database
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Azure SQL Database as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Azure SQL Database in Birmingham

Azure SQL Database
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Azure SQL Database in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Azure SQL Database also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Azure SQL Database.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Core
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics 365

Azure SQL Database
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics 365
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Azure Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Core
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft