Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 22 November 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)
England > London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 632 593 598
Rank change year-on-year -39 +5 -13
Contract jobs citing SSDT 7 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.015% 0.033% 0.032%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.062% 0.14% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 11
London median daily rate £513 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.43% -22.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £425 £288 £400
90th Percentile £544 £410 £475
England median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - +28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

SSDT 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 11230 10538 11142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 23.83% 23.30% 24.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8339 7471 7953
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £355 £324 £305
90th Percentile £663 £638 £625
England median daily rate £460 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 40 74
London median hourly rate £26.88 £28.69 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.30% +27.51% -18.18%
10th Percentile £18.28 £15.25 £14.83
90th Percentile £58.75 £82.58 £94.00
England median hourly rate £31.75 £28.00 £27.89
% change year-on-year +13.39% +0.39% +13.84%

SSDT
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for SSDT in London

SSDT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SSDT in London

SSDT
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SSDT in London over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SSDT in London

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 London region with a requirement for SSDT.

1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) ETL
3 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) Analytics
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
4 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
5 2 (28.57%) C#
5 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) Marketing
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (28.57%) Banking
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
5 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
5 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
6 1 (14.29%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (14.29%) Apache Spark
6 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
6 1 (14.29%) Skype

SSDT
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 1 (14.29%) Apache Spark
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (14.29%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (14.29%) Big Data
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 1 (14.29%) Data Lake
5 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
5 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
5 1 (14.29%) Power BI
5 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Marketing
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) Advertising
3 1 (14.29%) Electronics
3 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) CRM Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Data Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Database Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Data Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) Ajax
1 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) HTML5
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
1 1 (14.29%) JSON
1 1 (14.29%) Kafka
1 1 (14.29%) LINQ
1 1 (14.29%) MDX
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) WPF
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
1 1 (14.29%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) ETL
2 3 (42.86%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
4 1 (14.29%) BCP
4 1 (14.29%) Business Development
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Data Extraction
4 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 2 (28.57%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Teradata
2 1 (14.29%) WorldPay