Period
to 1 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 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 1 June 2020 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)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
1 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 111 183 201
Rank change year-on-year +72 +18 -20
Contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database 9 8 6
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.43% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.40% 0.86% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 2
Median daily rate £650 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +78.08% +12.31% -23.53%
10th Percentile £494 £176 £313
90th Percentile £681 £403 £338
England median daily rate £475 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year - -30.00% -

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 375 930 1,049
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 18.11% 20.66% 21.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 639 733
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £306 £306 £300
90th Percentile £613 £575 £538
England median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 22 9
Median hourly rate £19.90 £17.11 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.34% -14.48% +5.26%
10th Percentile £11.49 £14.49 £15.00
90th Percentile £27.38 £28.38 £35.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year - +4.48% +11.67%

Azure SQL Database
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing Azure SQL Database as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Azure SQL Database in Yorkshire

Azure SQL Database
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Azure SQL Database in Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for Azure SQL Database in Yorkshire

Azure SQL Database
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Azure SQL Database in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 1 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Azure SQL Database in Yorkshire

Azure SQL Database
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 1 June 2020. 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 Yorkshire +50 6 £650 +78.08%
North Yorkshire - 2 £475 -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Azure SQL Database
England

For the 6 months to 1 June 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Azure SQL Database 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Azure SQL Database.

1 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) Azure
2 7 (77.78%) ETL
3 6 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (55.56%) Migration
4 5 (55.56%) Azure Data Factory
5 4 (44.44%) PySpark
5 4 (44.44%) Data Transformation
5 4 (44.44%) Data Lake
5 4 (44.44%) Databricks
5 4 (44.44%) Data Migration
5 4 (44.44%) Data Governance
5 4 (44.44%) Finance
6 2 (22.22%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (22.22%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (22.22%) C#
6 2 (22.22%) .NET
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 1 (11.11%) Web Services
7 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
7 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (11.11%) Snowflake Schema
7 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (11.11%) Law
7 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (11.11%) Node.js
7 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (11.11%) WCF

Azure SQL Database
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 9 (100.00%) Azure
2 5 (55.56%) Azure Data Factory
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (44.44%) Data Lake
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 1 (11.11%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (11.11%) Snowflake Schema
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Data Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Azure Developer
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Azure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Data Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration Architect
3 1 (11.11%) ETL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Migration Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) PySpark
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Core
3 1 (11.11%) Node.js
3 1 (11.11%) React
3 1 (11.11%) SignalR
3 1 (11.11%) WCF
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) ETL
2 5 (55.56%) Migration
3 4 (44.44%) Data Governance
3 4 (44.44%) Data Migration
3 4 (44.44%) Data Transformation
4 2 (22.22%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) Data Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) DevOps
5 1 (11.11%) ETL Development
5 1 (11.11%) Kanban
5 1 (11.11%) Microservices
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) SOLID
5 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Databricks
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft