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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT)
England / London
Rank 398 431 409
Rank change year-on-year +33 -22  
Contract jobs citing SSDT 8 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.041% 0.041% 0.052%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.16% 0.17% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 10
Median daily rate £500 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +1.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £400 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £400 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £325 £338
% change year-on-year +11.53% -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 London with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 4865 5318 5065
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 24.99% 24.03% 24.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3516 3811 3505
Median daily rate £490 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.15% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 37 40
Median hourly rate £30.00 £43.00 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.23% +88.34%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £18.10 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £109.50 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

SSDT
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SSDT in London

SSDT
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 SSDT within the London region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
City of London - 3 £500 - 2
SSDT
England

SSDT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (92.86%) SQL
3 12 (85.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (78.57%) T-SQL
4 11 (78.57%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (78.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (71.43%) C#
5 10 (71.43%) .NET
5 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (35.71%) Change Management
8 5 (35.71%) Front Office
8 5 (35.71%) Fixed Income
8 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (28.57%) ETL
9 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
9 4 (28.57%) Finance
9 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
9 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
10 3 (21.43%) Line Management
10 3 (21.43%) Banking
10 3 (21.43%) Asset Management
10 3 (21.43%) Derivative
10 3 (21.43%) Equities
10 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
11 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
11 2 (14.29%) OO
11 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008

SSDT
Top Related 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 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) GeoServer
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (85.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (78.57%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (78.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (14.29%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (14.29%) Big Data
5 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (7.14%) Biml
6 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
6 1 (7.14%) DTS
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (7.14%) OLAP
6 1 (7.14%) QlikView
6 1 (7.14%) Spotfire
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 5 (35.71%) Front Office
2 4 (28.57%) Finance
3 3 (21.43%) Banking
4 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
4 1 (7.14%) Publishing
4 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 10 (71.43%) SQL Developer
3 7 (50.00%) SSIS Developer
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Developer
4 4 (28.57%) T-SQL Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Analyst
5 3 (21.43%) Analyst Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Database Developer
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Analyst
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Database Developer
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Analyst
6 2 (14.29%) Agile Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Database Analyst
6 2 (14.29%) ETL Developer
7 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Data Administrator
7 1 (7.14%) Junior Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Junior Developer
7 1 (7.14%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) .NET
2 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.14%) PostGIS
3 1 (7.14%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Fixed Income
2 3 (21.43%) Derivative
2 3 (21.43%) Equities
3 2 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
4 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (35.71%) Change Management
3 4 (28.57%) ETL
4 3 (21.43%) Asset Management
4 3 (21.43%) Line Management
5 2 (14.29%) Analytics
5 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 2 (14.29%) DevOps
5 2 (14.29%) OO
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum
6 1 (7.14%) Change Data Capture
6 1 (7.14%) Data Analytics
6 1 (7.14%) ERP
6 1 (7.14%) OOP
6 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) SQL
2 11 (78.57%) T-SQL
3 10 (71.43%) C#
4 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) MCSE
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Alteryx
2 1 (7.14%) Tableau
2 1 (7.14%) Teradata