Period
to 20 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Azure SQL Data Warehouse skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Azure SQL Data Warehouse over the 6 months to 20 October 2021 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 Data Warehouse
England > London
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 480 329 452
Rank change year-on-year -151 +123 +136
Contract jobs citing Azure SQL Data Warehouse 97 40 111
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.27% 0.29% 0.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.14% 1.13% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 28 80
10th Percentile £463 £357 £413
25th Percentile £525 £415 £447
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £490 £523
Median % change year-on-year +12.24% -6.22% +10.00%
75th Percentile £644 £575 £589
90th Percentile £710 £673 £638
England median daily rate £550 £499 £500
% change year-on-year +10.28% -0.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
England median hourly rate £41.00 - -

Azure SQL Data Warehouse 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 London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 8,540 3,546 9,043
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 23.86% 25.27% 24.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,225 2,543 6,659
10th Percentile £394 £356 £363
25th Percentile £464 £425 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - -
75th Percentile £671 £625 £611
90th Percentile £738 £713 £699
England median daily rate £525 £500 £480
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 20 51
10th Percentile £15.73 £19.70 £15.25
25th Percentile £24.50 £26.81 £20.00
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.71 £29.96
Median % change year-on-year -13.82% +25.88% +1.03%
75th Percentile £56.94 £41.50 £44.38
90th Percentile £64.55 £53.78 £51.25
England median hourly rate £34.50 £26.48 £30.00
% change year-on-year +30.29% -11.73% +1.69%

Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Azure SQL Data Warehouse as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Azure SQL Data Warehouse in London

Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Azure SQL Data Warehouse in London.

Daily rate trend for Azure SQL Data Warehouse in London

Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Azure SQL Data Warehouse in London over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Azure SQL Data Warehouse in London

Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Azure SQL Data Warehouse in London.

Hourly rate trend for Azure SQL Data Warehouse in London

Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Azure SQL Data Warehouse within the London region over the 6 months to 20 October 2021. 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
Central London -59 12 £545 -3.07% 2
West London - 1 - -
Azure SQL Data Warehouse
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Azure SQL Data Warehouse also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for Azure SQL Data Warehouse.

1 97 (100.00%) Azure
2 90 (92.78%) Data Warehouse
3 87 (89.69%) SQL
4 54 (55.67%) Azure Data Factory
5 42 (43.30%) Databricks
5 42 (43.30%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (43.30%) Analytics
6 40 (41.24%) SQL Server
7 39 (40.21%) Data Lake
8 35 (36.08%) Microsoft
8 35 (36.08%) Azure SQL Database
9 34 (35.05%) ETL
10 33 (34.02%) Business Intelligence
11 32 (32.99%) Data Modelling
11 32 (32.99%) Social Skills
12 29 (29.90%) Finance
12 29 (29.90%) DevOps
13 27 (27.84%) Power Platform
13 27 (27.84%) Power BI
14 26 (26.80%) Big Data
15 23 (23.71%) Apache Spark
15 23 (23.71%) Python
16 21 (21.65%) T-SQL
16 21 (21.65%) Scrum
17 20 (20.62%) Java
18 19 (19.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 18 (18.56%) Relational Database
19 18 (18.56%) Kubernetes
19 18 (18.56%) Scala
19 18 (18.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 23 (23.71%) Apache Spark
2 12 (12.37%) Tomcat
3 8 (8.25%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (6.19%) Apache Pig
5 3 (3.09%) Apache
6 2 (2.06%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (1.03%) Luigi
7 1 (1.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.03%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (4.12%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (3.09%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.03%) NetSuite
4 1 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 97 (100.00%) Azure
2 54 (55.67%) Azure Data Factory
3 27 (27.84%) Power Platform
4 16 (16.49%) Azure Synapse Analytics
5 13 (13.40%) AWS
6 10 (10.31%) Azure Active Directory
7 9 (9.28%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 9 (9.28%) Azure Storage
8 8 (8.25%) Azure Functions
8 8 (8.25%) Serverless
9 7 (7.22%) PaaS
9 7 (7.22%) SaaS
10 6 (6.19%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (6.19%) Amazon S3
11 5 (5.15%) Azure Data Lake Analytics
11 5 (5.15%) IaaS
12 4 (4.12%) Azure Key Vault
13 2 (2.06%) Datadog
13 2 (2.06%) Dynamics 365
13 2 (2.06%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.09%) Intranet
2 2 (2.06%) Internet
2 2 (2.06%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (92.78%) Data Warehouse
2 40 (41.24%) SQL Server
3 39 (40.21%) Data Lake
4 35 (36.08%) Azure SQL Database
5 27 (27.84%) Power BI
6 26 (26.80%) Big Data
7 19 (19.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 18 (18.56%) Relational Database
8 18 (18.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 14 (14.43%) Parquet
9 14 (14.43%) PostgreSQL
9 14 (14.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 13 (13.40%) Apache Hive
11 11 (11.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 10 (10.31%) Tableau
13 8 (8.25%) Amazon RDS
14 6 (6.19%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 6 (6.19%) SAP HANA
15 5 (5.15%) Metadata
16 4 (4.12%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 13 (13.40%) Subversion
2 12 (12.37%) Hudson
2 12 (12.37%) IntelliJ
2 12 (12.37%) Maven
3 6 (6.19%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.19%) Visual Studio
4 5 (5.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (4.12%) PowerDesigner
6 2 (2.06%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.06%) git-flow
6 2 (2.06%) Selenium
6 2 (2.06%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.03%) JIRA
7 1 (1.03%) MLflow
General
1 32 (32.99%) Social Skills
2 29 (29.90%) Finance
3 8 (8.25%) Banking
4 5 (5.15%) Marketing
5 4 (4.12%) Law
5 4 (4.12%) Presentation Skills
6 3 (3.09%) Advertising
6 3 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.09%) Investment Banking
6 3 (3.09%) Public Sector
7 1 (1.03%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 1 (1.03%) Publishing
7 1 (1.03%) Retail
7 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (41.24%) Data Engineer
2 24 (24.74%) Azure Engineer
3 23 (23.71%) Architect
4 12 (12.37%) Big Data Engineer
4 12 (12.37%) Data Architect
4 12 (12.37%) Developer
5 9 (9.28%) Analyst
5 9 (9.28%) Azure Architect
5 9 (9.28%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (8.25%) Data Analyst
7 7 (7.22%) Business Analyst
8 6 (6.19%) Big Data Software Engineer
8 6 (6.19%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 6 (6.19%) Data Business Analyst
8 6 (6.19%) Software Engineer
9 5 (5.15%) Data Warehouse Architect
10 3 (3.09%) DBA
10 3 (3.09%) Integration Engineer
10 3 (3.09%) Lead Architect
10 3 (3.09%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.37%) Apache Avro
1 12 (12.37%) OAuth
1 12 (12.37%) OAuth2
1 12 (12.37%) Spring
2 8 (8.25%) Elastic Stack
2 8 (8.25%) Java Concurrency
2 8 (8.25%) PySpark
2 8 (8.25%) RabbitMQ
2 8 (8.25%) Spring Boot
3 6 (6.19%) Entity Framework
3 6 (6.19%) Kafka
4 5 (5.15%) .NET
4 5 (5.15%) .NET Framework
4 5 (5.15%) AngularJS
5 4 (4.12%) ASP.NET
5 4 (4.12%) ASP.NET Core
5 4 (4.12%) Blazor
5 4 (4.12%) Razor View Engine
5 4 (4.12%) RESTful
6 2 (2.06%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.37%) Legacy Applications
2 11 (11.34%) Cloud Native
3 10 (10.31%) Data Structures
4 7 (7.22%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (5.15%) Virtual Team
6 4 (4.12%) Replication
7 2 (2.06%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.06%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.03%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.03%) Clustering
8 1 (1.03%) Credit Risk
8 1 (1.03%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.03%) Market Risk
8 1 (1.03%) NHS
8 1 (1.03%) Reinsurance
8 1 (1.03%) Social Media
8 1 (1.03%) User Experience
8 1 (1.03%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.37%) Unix
2 7 (7.22%) Windows
3 5 (5.15%) Linux
4 3 (3.09%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.09%) Debian
4 3 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.09%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (43.30%) Agile Software Development
1 42 (43.30%) Analytics
2 34 (35.05%) ETL
3 33 (34.02%) Business Intelligence
4 32 (32.99%) Data Modelling
5 29 (29.90%) DevOps
6 21 (21.65%) Scrum
7 18 (18.56%) Data Engineering
8 17 (17.53%) Project Delivery
9 15 (15.46%) Microservices
10 14 (14.43%) Data Transformation
11 13 (13.40%) Requirements Gathering
12 12 (12.37%) Data Pipeline
13 11 (11.34%) Mentoring
14 9 (9.28%) CRM
14 9 (9.28%) Data Ingestion
14 9 (9.28%) Re-Platforming
14 9 (9.28%) User Acceptance Testing
15 8 (8.25%) Front End Development
15 8 (8.25%) Multithreaded Programming
Programming Languages
1 87 (89.69%) SQL
2 23 (23.71%) Python
3 21 (21.65%) T-SQL
4 20 (20.62%) Java
5 18 (18.56%) Scala
6 14 (14.43%) PowerShell
7 13 (13.40%) C#
8 12 (12.37%) Java 8
8 12 (12.37%) Kotlin
8 12 (12.37%) PL/SQL
9 7 (7.22%) JavaScript
10 6 (6.19%) Perl
10 6 (6.19%) PHP
11 4 (4.12%) C
11 4 (4.12%) Go
11 4 (4.12%) TypeScript
12 3 (3.09%) Bash Shell
12 3 (3.09%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 2 (2.06%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (3.09%) TOGAF Certification
2 2 (2.06%) MCSA
2 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.06%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.06%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.28%) Data Quality
2 4 (4.12%) QA
3 1 (1.03%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (10.31%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (18.56%) Kubernetes
2 12 (12.37%) Oozie
2 12 (12.37%) Single Sign-On
3 8 (8.25%) Docker Swarm
3 8 (8.25%) Kibana
3 8 (8.25%) logstash
4 1 (1.03%) Control-M
Vendors
1 42 (43.30%) Databricks
2 35 (36.08%) Microsoft
3 12 (12.37%) Oracle
4 11 (11.34%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (6.19%) Cloudera
5 6 (6.19%) MuleSoft
5 6 (6.19%) SAP
6 4 (4.12%) BiZZdesign
6 4 (4.12%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 3 (3.09%) Informatica
7 3 (3.09%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.06%) Apple
8 2 (2.06%) Splunk
9 1 (1.03%) Google
9 1 (1.03%) Netezza
9 1 (1.03%) Teradata