Period
to 15 December 2018

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 15 December 2018 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 - 95
Rank change year-on-year - +95 -
Contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database 15 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.07% - 0.069%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.00% - 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 1
Birmingham median daily rate £325 - £500
10th Percentile £175 - £475
90th Percentile £488 - £525
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £368 £419
% change year-on-year +2.04% -12.24% +4.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £16.00

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 250 294 298
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 17.77% 18.09% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 204 187
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £295 £265 £250
90th Percentile £549 £525 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Birmingham median hourly rate £22.00 £35.00 £18.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.14% +90.32% -6.89%
10th Percentile £21.00 £35.00 £17.58
90th Percentile £62.90 £35.00 £21.77
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.75 £32.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year -20.77% +85.08% -16.38%

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

Azure SQL Database
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Azure SQL Database in Birmingham over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Azure SQL Database in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, 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 15 (100.00%) SQL
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (53.33%) C#
2 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (53.33%) SOAP
2 8 (53.33%) XML
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (46.67%) Migration
3 7 (46.67%) Google
3 7 (46.67%) JSON
3 7 (46.67%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (46.67%) WordPress
3 7 (46.67%) REST
3 7 (46.67%) Google Tag Manager
4 6 (40.00%) JSON Schema
4 6 (40.00%) Dynamics 365
4 6 (40.00%) Azure Data Factory
4 6 (40.00%) Integration Testing
4 6 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (40.00%) XSD
4 6 (40.00%) CRM
4 6 (40.00%) Visual Studio
5 3 (20.00%) Taxonomies
5 3 (20.00%) Multimedia
6 2 (13.33%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (13.33%) WCF
6 2 (13.33%) HTML
6 2 (13.33%) .NET
6 2 (13.33%) ERP
6 2 (13.33%) JD Edwards

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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (46.67%) WordPress
2 2 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (13.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (46.67%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (46.67%) Google Tag Manager
3 6 (40.00%) Azure Data Factory
3 6 (40.00%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (13.33%) Azure Functions
4 2 (13.33%) PaaS
4 2 (13.33%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.67%) MSTest
General
1 3 (20.00%) Multimedia
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) WordPress Developer
3 6 (40.00%) C# Programmer
3 6 (40.00%) Programmer
4 5 (33.33%) C# Developer
5 4 (26.67%) Azure Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Applications Developer
6 2 (13.33%) BizTalk Consultant
6 2 (13.33%) C# Application Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) SOAP
1 8 (53.33%) XML
2 7 (46.67%) JSON
2 7 (46.67%) REST
3 6 (40.00%) JSON Schema
3 6 (40.00%) XSD
4 2 (13.33%) .NET
4 2 (13.33%) HTML
4 2 (13.33%) MSMQ
4 2 (13.33%) RESTful
4 2 (13.33%) WCF
5 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Taxonomies
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Migration
2 6 (40.00%) CRM
2 6 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (13.33%) ERP
3 2 (13.33%) SOA
3 2 (13.33%) Storage Management
3 2 (13.33%) Wireframes
4 1 (6.67%) Build Automation
4 1 (6.67%) Business Activity Monitoring
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) OOD
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.67%) SDLC
4 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (6.67%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) C#
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) Google
3 2 (13.33%) JD Edwards