Period
to 21 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for SSDT skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SSDT over the 6 months to 21 July 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)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 792 836 787
Rank change year-on-year +44 -49 -1
Contract jobs citing SSDT 29 42 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.033% 0.041% 0.061%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.15% 0.19% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 27 45
England median daily rate £413 £375 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -5.06% +0.32%
10th Percentile £279 £310 £275
90th Percentile £548 £456 £450
UK median daily rate £413 £375 £395
% change year-on-year +10.00% -5.06% +0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 England with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 19872 22427 23720
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 22.53% 22.10% 23.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 13321 15194 15578
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £300 £285 £263
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 243 326 337
England median hourly rate £30.00 £30.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.83% +21.00% -13.42%
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.00 £13.90
90th Percentile £50.20 £51.13 £52.17
UK median hourly rate £31.00 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +8.77% +14.00% -13.04%

SSDT
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing SSDT as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for SSDT in England

SSDT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SSDT in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SSDT in England over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SSDT in England

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Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSDT within the England region over the 6 months to 21 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +11 12 £513 +32.26%
North of England +54 5 £300 -7.69% 1
Midlands +22 5 £338 -15.63% 2
West Midlands +36 4 £338 -15.63%
Yorkshire +19 3 - -
South West +5 3 £406 -7.14% 1
South East +33 2 £413 +43.48%
North West +30 2 £300 +11.11% 1
East of England -7 2 £313 -3.85%
East Midlands -18 1 - - 2
SSDT
UK

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 England region with a requirement for SSDT.

1 25 (86.21%) SQL Server
2 23 (79.31%) SQL
3 21 (72.41%) T-SQL
4 17 (58.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (55.17%) .NET
5 16 (55.17%) C#
6 15 (51.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (41.38%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
8 11 (37.93%) Visual Studio
8 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (34.48%) Migration
9 10 (34.48%) Relational Database
10 9 (31.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 8 (27.59%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET
11 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
11 8 (27.59%) ETL
11 8 (27.59%) Web Services
12 7 (24.14%) Web Development
12 7 (24.14%) HTML5
12 7 (24.14%) Data Modelling
12 7 (24.14%) HTML
12 7 (24.14%) CSS
13 6 (20.69%) SharePoint
13 6 (20.69%) Finance
13 6 (20.69%) RDBMS
13 6 (20.69%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (20.69%) Data Analysis
14 5 (17.24%) Banking

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Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 6 (20.69%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.34%) CMS
2 3 (10.34%) DNN
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.45%) GeoServer
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
3 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (10.34%) Trello
2 2 (6.90%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (86.21%) SQL Server
2 17 (58.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (51.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (34.48%) Relational Database
5 8 (27.59%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (20.69%) RDBMS
7 5 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (10.34%) Biml
9 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (6.90%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (3.45%) Big Data
11 1 (3.45%) DTS
11 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
11 1 (3.45%) OLTP
11 1 (3.45%) QlikView
11 1 (3.45%) Spotfire
11 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (37.93%) Visual Studio
2 9 (31.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 6 (20.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (10.34%) JIRA
5 2 (6.90%) Subversion
6 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.45%) Selenium
6 1 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Banking
3 3 (10.34%) Advertising
3 3 (10.34%) Front Office
4 1 (3.45%) Automotive
4 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Local Government
4 1 (3.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (72.41%) Developer
2 8 (27.59%) SQL Developer
3 6 (20.69%) .NET Developer
3 6 (20.69%) SSIS Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (10.34%) ETL Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) Agile Developer
6 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Data Migration Lead
6 2 (6.90%) DotNetNuke Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Leader
6 2 (6.90%) T-SQL Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Business Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Geospatial Developer
7 1 (3.45%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (55.17%) .NET
2 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET
2 8 (27.59%) Web Services
3 7 (24.14%) CSS
3 7 (24.14%) HTML
3 7 (24.14%) HTML5
4 4 (13.79%) AngularJS
4 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (13.79%) CSS3
4 4 (13.79%) jQuery
5 3 (10.34%) Ajax
5 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (10.34%) JSON
5 3 (10.34%) LINQ
5 3 (10.34%) WCF
5 3 (10.34%) WPF
5 3 (10.34%) XML
6 2 (6.90%) MDX
7 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.45%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Client/Server
2 3 (10.34%) User Experience
3 2 (6.90%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (6.90%) Fixed Income
4 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.45%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
1 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
1 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.45%) Unix
2 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
2 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (34.48%) Migration
4 8 (27.59%) ETL
5 7 (24.14%) Data Modelling
5 7 (24.14%) Web Development
6 6 (20.69%) Data Analysis
7 4 (13.79%) Front End Development
7 4 (13.79%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (13.79%) MVC
7 4 (13.79%) SOLID
7 4 (13.79%) Unit Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Analytics
8 3 (10.34%) Change Data Capture
8 3 (10.34%) Data Cleansing
8 3 (10.34%) Data Integration
8 3 (10.34%) Data Mapping
8 3 (10.34%) Data Migration
8 3 (10.34%) Data Reconciliation
8 3 (10.34%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 23 (79.31%) SQL
2 21 (72.41%) T-SQL
3 16 (55.17%) C#
4 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.45%) C
6 1 (3.45%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) MCSE
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) Data Quality
1 2 (6.90%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (3.45%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Alteryx
2 1 (3.45%) Citrix
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) RedGate
2 1 (3.45%) Symantec
2 1 (3.45%) Tableau
2 1 (3.45%) WorldPay
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