Period
to 12 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 12 December 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 Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
South East > Kent
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 53 -
Rank change year-on-year -8 - -
Contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.18% 0.21% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.62% 0.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Kent median daily rate £450 £438 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% - -
South East median daily rate £475 £465 £475
% change year-on-year +2.15% -2.11% +40.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

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 Kent with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 161 116 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 29.70% 23.82% 26.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 80 111
Kent median daily rate £350 £338 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% - +5.47%
10th Percentile £284 £261 £206
90th Percentile £438 £534 £438
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.13% +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Kent median hourly rate - - £30.00
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £20.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year +107.32% -22.64% +10.42%

Azure SQL Database
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Azure SQL Database within the Kent region over the 6 months to 12 December 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
West Malling - 1 £450 -
Azure SQL Database
South East

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Azure SQL Database 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 Kent region with a requirement for Azure SQL Database.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Capita
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API

Azure SQL Database
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Capita