Period
to 21 January 2021

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 21 January 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 Database (formerly SQL Azure)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 96 131 188
Rank change year-on-year +35 +57 -9
Contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database 8 24 9
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.57% 0.75% 0.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.35% 3.83% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 8
Median daily rate £320 £613 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -47.76% +53.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £285 £413 £363
90th Percentile £494 £725 £450
England median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £66.50 £72.50 £42.17
% change year-on-year -8.28% +71.93% -

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 239 627 1,070
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 16.97% 19.70% 22.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 448 748
Median daily rate £418 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.76% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £276 £313 £304
90th Percentile £558 £584 £566
England median daily rate £488 £475 £480
% change year-on-year +2.63% -1.04% +2.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 16 24
Median hourly rate £23.00 £20.72 £16.74
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.03% +23.75% -48.89%
10th Percentile £15.16 £14.12 £12.63
90th Percentile £28.00 £28.35 £21.10
Median hourly rate £26.00 £26.25 £28.50
% change year-on-year -0.95% -7.89% -4.20%

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 21 January 2021.

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 21 January 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
West Yorkshire +28 5 £394 -39.42% 2
North Yorkshire +8 2 £323 -19.38%
South Yorkshire - 1 £313 - 1
Azure SQL Database
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2021, 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 8 (100.00%) Azure
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (37.50%) Power BI
3 3 (37.50%) DevOps
3 3 (37.50%) Cosmos DB
3 3 (37.50%) Power Platform
4 2 (25.00%) .NET Core
4 2 (25.00%) React Native
4 2 (25.00%) Terraform
4 2 (25.00%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (25.00%) Serverless
4 2 (25.00%) Azure Functions
4 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure as Code
4 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
4 2 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (25.00%) Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 2 (25.00%) PaaS
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) Python
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence

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:

Cloud Services
1 8 (100.00%) Azure
2 3 (37.50%) Power Platform
3 2 (25.00%) Azure Functions
3 2 (25.00%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (25.00%) PaaS
3 2 (25.00%) Serverless
4 1 (12.50%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Cosmos DB
1 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (37.50%) Power BI
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (12.50%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 1 (12.50%) Data Lake
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (12.50%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Azure Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Azure DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Power BI Developer
3 2 (25.00%) React Developer
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Angular Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Core
2 2 (25.00%) React Native
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Core
3 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
3 1 (12.50%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure as Code
3 1 (12.50%) Data Governance
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) Data Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) Database Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Strategic Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
2 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (25.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Terraform