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 3 months to 23 April 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 570 608 588
Rank change year-on-year +38 -20  
Contract jobs citing SSDT 15 25 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.035% 0.049% 0.063%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.15% 0.22% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 24
Median daily rate £413 £325 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.92% -5.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £405 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £338
% change year-on-year +15.38% -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 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 9908 11335 11622
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 22.80% 22.01% 22.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 6663 7721 7619
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 138 161
Median hourly rate £29.25 £27.50 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.36% -14.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.80 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.45% -15.38%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

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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 3 months to 23 April 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 3 months to 23 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +31 8 £500 +25.00% 1
West Midlands +24 3 £338 -15.62%
East of England +4 2 £313 -3.84%
South East +20 1 £413 +43.47%
South West - 1 £413 -
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UK

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 16 (88.89%) SQL
2 15 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 14 (77.78%) T-SQL
3 14 (77.78%) .NET
4 13 (72.22%) C#
4 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (61.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
6 8 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (38.89%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (33.33%) Visual Studio
8 6 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (27.78%) Migration
10 4 (22.22%) Finance
10 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
10 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
10 4 (22.22%) ETL
10 4 (22.22%) Web Services
10 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (16.67%) CSS3
11 3 (16.67%) Change Data Capture
11 3 (16.67%) Trello
11 3 (16.67%) User Experience
11 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
11 3 (16.67%) Content Management
11 3 (16.67%) JIRA
11 3 (16.67%) Web Development
11 3 (16.67%) WCF

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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 3 (16.67%) CMS
1 3 (16.67%) DNN
1 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) GeoServer
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Trello
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.11%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (61.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (16.67%) Biml
5 2 (11.11%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (11.11%) Big Data
5 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (5.56%) DTS
6 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (5.56%) QlikView
6 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
6 1 (5.56%) Spotfire
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (5.56%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (16.67%) JIRA
4 2 (11.11%) Subversion
5 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
5 1 (5.56%) Selenium
5 1 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
2 3 (16.67%) Front Office
3 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Publishing
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) SQL Developer
3 6 (33.33%) SSIS Developer
4 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (22.22%) T-SQL Developer
6 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Agile Developer
6 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
6 2 (11.11%) DotNetNuke Developer
6 2 (11.11%) ETL Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Web Developer
7 1 (5.56%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Administrator
7 1 (5.56%) ASP Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Business Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Data Administrator
7 1 (5.56%) Database Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Junior
7 1 (5.56%) Junior Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (77.78%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 4 (22.22%) Web Services
3 3 (16.67%) CSS
3 3 (16.67%) CSS3
3 3 (16.67%) HTML
3 3 (16.67%) HTML5
3 3 (16.67%) WCF
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.56%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) User Experience
2 2 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (11.11%) Fixed Income
2 2 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
1 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (5.56%) Unix
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (27.78%) Migration
4 4 (22.22%) ETL
5 3 (16.67%) Asset Management
5 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) Change Data Capture
5 3 (16.67%) Content Management
5 3 (16.67%) Scrum
5 3 (16.67%) Web Development
6 2 (11.11%) Analytics
6 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (11.11%) Change Management
6 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
6 2 (11.11%) Data Protection
6 2 (11.11%) DevOps
6 2 (11.11%) OO
6 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (11.11%) SDLC
7 1 (5.56%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) SQL
2 14 (77.78%) T-SQL
3 13 (72.22%) C#
4 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) MCSE
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Alteryx
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Tableau
2 1 (5.56%) Teradata
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