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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT)
London / City of London
Rank 150 - 186
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing SSDT 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.099% - 0.059%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.37% - 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Median daily rate £500 - £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £325 £338
% change year-on-year +11.53% -3.70%  
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 810 919 1252
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 26.72% 27.90% 24.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 640 743 967
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £330 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 5
Median hourly rate £22.34 £31.29 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.60% -13.09%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

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

SSDT
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

SSDT
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SSDT in the City of London over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SSDT in the City of London

SSDT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 6 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Fixed Income
2 5 (83.33%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) Front Office
4 3 (50.00%) Change Management
4 3 (50.00%) Derivative
4 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (50.00%) Equities
5 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
5 2 (33.33%) DevOps
5 2 (33.33%) Line Management
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) Banking
5 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
5 2 (33.33%) Finance
6 1 (16.67%) Publishing
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
6 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter

SSDT
Top Related 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 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (83.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (66.67%) Front Office
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Developer
3 3 (50.00%) Analyst
3 3 (50.00%) Analyst Developer
3 3 (50.00%) Database Developer
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Analyst
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Database Developer
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Analyst
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Developer
3 3 (50.00%) SSIS Developer
4 2 (33.33%) Database Analyst
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Junior
5 1 (16.67%) Junior Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Junior Developer
5 1 (16.67%) SSIS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Fixed Income
2 3 (50.00%) Derivative
2 3 (50.00%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) Line Management
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 5 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft