The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for SSDT skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SSDT over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 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 SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT)
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 197
Contract jobs citing SSDT 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London - - 0.070%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £425 £300
% change year-on-year -20.58% +41.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SSDT is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 850 820 1474
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 25.73% 24.21% 25.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 665 656 1171
Median daily rate £505 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.31% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £340 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 7
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.88 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.27% -40.41%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.14 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.04% +19.75%  

SSDT
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing SSDT as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SSDT in the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SSDT in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for SSDT in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for SSDT.

1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Fixed Income
2 2 (66.67%) Front Office
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Publishing
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Front Office
2 1 (33.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Developer
2 2 (66.67%) SSIS Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Database Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Junior
3 1 (33.33%) Junior Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Junior Developer
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) SQL