Period
to 22 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Power Platform skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Power Platform over the 6 months to 22 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 Power Platform
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 30 41 60
Rank change year-on-year +11 +19 +15
Contract jobs citing Power Platform 29 58 28
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.92% 5.23% 2.09%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.00% 13.03% 7.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 39 25
Median daily rate £463 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £211 £305 £313
90th Percentile £626 £700 £450
West Midlands median daily rate £430 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -4.44% +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 - -

Power Platform is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 223 445 356
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 37.86% 40.09% 26.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 326 260
Median daily rate £400 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.51% +8.82% -
10th Percentile £300 £259 £260
90th Percentile £598 £650 £575
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £469 £450
% change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +22.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £14.30 £14.00 £10.25
90th Percentile £18.50 £19.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate £18.50 £16.00 £13.21
% change year-on-year +15.63% +21.10% -5.63%

Power Platform
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Power Platform as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Power Platform in Birmingham

Power Platform
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Power Platform in Birmingham.

Daily rate trend for Power Platform in Birmingham

Power Platform
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Power Platform in Birmingham over the 6 months to 22 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Power Platform in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 January 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Power Platform 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Power Platform.

1 26 (89.66%) Power BI
2 22 (75.86%) Azure
3 20 (68.97%) SQL
4 17 (58.62%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (55.17%) SQL Server
6 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
7 12 (41.38%) SaaS
8 11 (37.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (37.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (37.93%) Legal
8 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (34.48%) Law
10 8 (27.59%) Windows
10 8 (27.59%) Document Management
10 8 (27.59%) PowerShell
11 7 (24.14%) T-SQL
11 7 (24.14%) Migration
11 7 (24.14%) Firewall
11 7 (24.14%) Windows Server
11 7 (24.14%) Project Delivery
12 6 (20.69%) Case Management
12 6 (20.69%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (20.69%) QA
13 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (17.24%) ITIL
13 5 (17.24%) C#
13 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
13 5 (17.24%) Data Lake
13 5 (17.24%) Azure Data Factory
13 5 (17.24%) Azure Active Directory

Power Platform
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) CMS
2 1 (3.45%) Kentico
2 1 (3.45%) SAS
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.45%) InfoPath
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.45%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 22 (75.86%) Azure
2 12 (41.38%) SaaS
3 5 (17.24%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (17.24%) Azure Data Factory
4 3 (10.34%) PowerApps
5 2 (6.90%) Office 365
6 1 (3.45%) AWS
6 1 (3.45%) Data Lake Analytics
6 1 (3.45%) GitHub
6 1 (3.45%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (89.66%) Power BI
2 16 (55.17%) SQL Server
3 11 (37.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (37.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (20.69%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (17.24%) Data Lake
5 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (10.34%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (10.34%) Cosmos DB
7 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (6.90%) Snowflake Schema
8 1 (3.45%) Base SAS
8 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (3.45%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (3.45%) Pentaho
8 1 (3.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (3.45%) SAS Visual Analytics
8 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (3.45%) Star Schema
8 1 (3.45%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.45%) HP UFT
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
1 1 (3.45%) ProC
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (3.45%) Subversion
1 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.45%) Toad
1 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (37.93%) Legal
2 10 (34.48%) Law
3 4 (13.79%) Billing
3 4 (13.79%) Public Sector
4 1 (3.45%) Finance
4 1 (3.45%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Architect
1 8 (27.59%) Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (17.24%) Integration Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Data Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Systems Integration Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Power BI Developer
5 3 (10.34%) SQL Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Office 365 Specialist
6 2 (6.90%) SharePoint Specialist
6 2 (6.90%) SQL BI Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Azure Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Azure Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Data Visualisation Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Power BI Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) CSS
1 4 (13.79%) HTML
2 2 (6.90%) .NET
2 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
2 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.45%) DHTML
3 1 (3.45%) Entity Framework
3 1 (3.45%) jQuery
3 1 (3.45%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (3.45%) Matplotlib
3 1 (3.45%) MDX
3 1 (3.45%) NumPy
3 1 (3.45%) Pandas
3 1 (3.45%) React
3 1 (3.45%) REST
3 1 (3.45%) SciPy
3 1 (3.45%) Seaborn
3 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Windows
2 7 (24.14%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.90%) Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (27.59%) Document Management
4 7 (24.14%) Migration
4 7 (24.14%) Project Delivery
5 6 (20.69%) Case Management
6 5 (17.24%) ITIL
7 4 (13.79%) Change Control
7 4 (13.79%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (13.79%) Proactive Management
8 3 (10.34%) Analytics
8 3 (10.34%) Artificial Intelligence
8 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
8 3 (10.34%) Data Modelling
8 3 (10.34%) ETL
8 3 (10.34%) Scrum
8 3 (10.34%) TOGAF
8 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
9 2 (6.90%) Information Management
9 2 (6.90%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (68.97%) SQL
2 8 (27.59%) PowerShell
3 7 (24.14%) T-SQL
4 5 (17.24%) C#
4 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.90%) Python
6 1 (3.45%) C
6 1 (3.45%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (3.45%) PHP
6 1 (3.45%) PROC SQL
6 1 (3.45%) SAS Macro
6 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.45%) TypeScript
6 1 (3.45%) VB
6 1 (3.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) MCPD
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) iManage
2 4 (13.79%) Intapp
3 2 (6.90%) Databricks
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) HP
4 1 (3.45%) Nintex
4 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.45%) Teradata