The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
England / South East
Rank 225 250 258
Rank change year-on-year +25 +8  
Contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database 15 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.19% 0.16% 0.020%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.96% 0.81% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 1
Median daily rate £381 £550 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.68% +83.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £300
% change year-on-year +7.14% +16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Azure SQL Database 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 the South East with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 1569 1856 1706
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 20.29% 20.13% 17.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 976 1202 1034
Median daily rate £410 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.37% +8.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £526 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 46 31
Median hourly rate £18.00 £38.03 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.66% +4.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.41 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £60.62 £54.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

Azure SQL Database
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Azure SQL Database as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for Azure SQL Database in the South East

Azure SQL Database
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Azure SQL Database in the South East

Azure SQL Database
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Azure SQL Database in the South East over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Azure SQL Database in the South East

Azure SQL Database
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 26 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
Surrey +12 8 £381 -30.68% 1
Hampshire - 5 - -
Berkshire +22 2 - - 1
Azure SQL Database
England

Azure SQL Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 South East region with a requirement for Azure SQL Database.

1 22 (100.00%) SQL
1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (68.18%) .NET
2 15 (68.18%) SQL Server
3 13 (59.09%) C#
4 12 (54.55%) JavaScript
4 12 (54.55%) AngularJS
5 10 (45.45%) .NET Framework
5 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (40.91%) CSS
6 9 (40.91%) Unit Testing
6 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (36.36%) Entity Framework
7 8 (36.36%) HTML5
7 8 (36.36%) HTML
8 7 (31.82%) T-SQL
8 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
8 7 (31.82%) TDD
8 7 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (31.82%) PowerShell
8 7 (31.82%) JSUnit
8 7 (31.82%) WCF
8 7 (31.82%) REST
8 7 (31.82%) NServiceBus
8 7 (31.82%) LESS
9 6 (27.27%) DevOps
9 6 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (27.27%) Domain-Driven Design
9 6 (27.27%) SaaS
9 6 (27.27%) Change Management

Azure SQL Database
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 7 (31.82%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (27.27%) SaaS
4 1 (4.55%) IaaS
4 1 (4.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) DNS
1 1 (4.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (68.18%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) Big Data
2 5 (22.73%) Geospatial Data
2 5 (22.73%) IBM InfoSphere
2 5 (22.73%) NoSQL
2 5 (22.73%) Power BI
3 4 (18.18%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (4.55%) MySQL
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) JSUnit
2 6 (27.27%) GoCD
3 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio
4 2 (9.09%) Bower
4 2 (9.09%) Cucumber
4 2 (9.09%) Grunt
4 2 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Developer
2 13 (59.09%) C# Developer
3 10 (45.45%) .NET Developer
3 10 (45.45%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (27.27%) Architect
5 5 (22.73%) Data Architect
5 5 (22.73%) Senior Developer
6 4 (18.18%) Geospatial Architect
6 4 (18.18%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (18.18%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 4 (18.18%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (13.64%) Angular Developer
7 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (13.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (13.64%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (13.64%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (13.64%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (9.09%) HTML Developer
8 2 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (9.09%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (68.18%) .NET
2 12 (54.55%) AngularJS
3 10 (45.45%) .NET Framework
4 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET Web API
4 9 (40.91%) CSS
5 8 (36.36%) Entity Framework
5 8 (36.36%) HTML
5 8 (36.36%) HTML5
6 7 (31.82%) LESS
6 7 (31.82%) REST
6 7 (31.82%) WCF
7 6 (27.27%) MSMQ
7 6 (27.27%) Web Services
8 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
8 5 (22.73%) PostGIS
9 2 (9.09%) CSS3
9 2 (9.09%) jQuery
9 2 (9.09%) LINQ
9 2 (9.09%) Node.js
9 2 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) Unit Testing
3 7 (31.82%) TDD
4 6 (27.27%) Change Management
4 6 (27.27%) DevOps
4 6 (27.27%) Domain-Driven Design
4 6 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (27.27%) SOA
4 6 (27.27%) SOLID
5 5 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (22.73%) Data Governance
5 5 (22.73%) Data Integration
5 5 (22.73%) Data Management
5 5 (22.73%) Data Modelling
5 5 (22.73%) Enterprise Data Management
5 5 (22.73%) ERD
5 5 (22.73%) ETL
5 5 (22.73%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 5 (22.73%) Metadata Management
5 5 (22.73%) UML
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) SQL
2 13 (59.09%) C#
3 12 (54.55%) JavaScript
4 7 (31.82%) PowerShell
4 7 (31.82%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.55%) Java
5 1 (4.55%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) ESRI
2 5 (22.73%) IBM
2 5 (22.73%) Informatica
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) SAP
2 5 (22.73%) Tableau
3 1 (4.55%) Veeam
3 1 (4.55%) VMware
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