Period
to 25 June 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London 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 25 June 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
London > Central London
6 months to
25 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 43 75 107
Rank change year-on-year +32 +32 +56
Contract jobs citing Power Platform 158 97 206
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 4.69% 2.92% 2.44%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.76% 8.90% 7.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 75 153
10th Percentile £363 £348 £350
25th Percentile £414 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £450 £475
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +2.70%
75th Percentile £575 £538 £538
90th Percentile £626 £604 £614
London median daily rate £500 £458 £475
% change year-on-year +9.11% -3.53% +2.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
10th Percentile £21.30 " £21.35
25th Percentile £21.37 " £21.50
Median hourly rate £22.98 - £22.00
75th Percentile £24.82 " £22.50
90th Percentile £25.03 " £22.65
London median hourly rate £23.45 £27.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year -14.73% +12.24% +11.36%

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 Central London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,238 1,090 2,800
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 36.71% 32.81% 33.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 921 849 2,230
10th Percentile £371 £300 £363
25th Percentile £463 £413 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £631 £600 £588
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
London median daily rate £530 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +0.95% - +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 18
10th Percentile £13.53 £18.00 £12.25
25th Percentile £13.75 £22.86 £17.78
Median hourly rate £22.50 £41.40 £20.75
Median % change year-on-year -45.65% +99.52% +3.75%
75th Percentile £27.34 £52.63 £23.50
90th Percentile £31.70 £59.00 £31.69
London median hourly rate £29.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +16.00% +19.05% -6.67%

Power Platform
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for Power Platform in Central London

Power Platform
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Daily rate trend for Power Platform in Central London

Power Platform
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Power Platform in Central London over the 6 months to 25 June 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Power Platform in Central London

Power Platform
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Power Platform in Central London.

Hourly rate trend for Power Platform in Central London

Power Platform
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Power Platform within the Central London region over the 6 months to 25 June 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
City of London +24 149 £500 +8.11% 61
City of Westminster +11 3 £368 +13.20%
West End of London - 3 £459 - 3
Power Platform
London

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Central London region with a requirement for Power Platform.

1 143 (90.51%) Power BI
2 121 (76.58%) Business Intelligence
3 77 (48.73%) Azure
4 70 (44.30%) Microsoft
5 69 (43.67%) Agile Software Development
6 68 (43.04%) SQL
7 66 (41.77%) Analytics
8 59 (37.34%) Social Skills
9 48 (30.38%) SharePoint
9 48 (30.38%) PowerShell
10 46 (29.11%) SQL Server
11 43 (27.22%) JavaScript
12 42 (26.58%) C#
13 40 (25.32%) Finance
14 37 (23.42%) Software Engineering
15 35 (22.15%) Data Warehouse
16 34 (21.52%) DevOps
17 33 (20.89%) .NET
18 32 (20.25%) React
19 31 (19.62%) AngularJS
19 31 (19.62%) TDD
20 30 (18.99%) TypeScript
21 29 (18.35%) Tableau
21 29 (18.35%) Active Directory
21 29 (18.35%) QA
22 28 (17.72%) ASP.NET
22 28 (17.72%) Continuous Improvement
22 28 (17.72%) Scaled Agile Framework
23 27 (17.09%) Mentoring
23 27 (17.09%) Azure Active Directory

Power Platform
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central 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 48 (30.38%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.70%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.27%) Apache Airflow
3 2 (1.27%) CMS
4 1 (0.63%) Apache
4 1 (0.63%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.63%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (8.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (5.70%) InfoPath
3 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (4.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.63%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 77 (48.73%) Azure
2 27 (17.09%) Azure Active Directory
3 25 (15.82%) PowerApps
4 20 (12.66%) Microsoft 365
5 19 (12.03%) AWS
6 13 (8.23%) Power Automate
7 10 (6.33%) Dynamics 365
8 9 (5.70%) Azure Data Factory
8 9 (5.70%) Slack
9 6 (3.80%) Azure Logic Apps
9 6 (3.80%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 5 (3.16%) GCP
11 3 (1.90%) PaaS
11 3 (1.90%) Snowflake
12 2 (1.27%) Amazon S3
12 2 (1.27%) Azure Key Vault
12 2 (1.27%) Azure Service Bus
12 2 (1.27%) Azure Storage
12 2 (1.27%) Google Analytics
12 2 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.63%) DHCP
1 1 (0.63%) DNS
1 1 (0.63%) Skype
1 1 (0.63%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (90.51%) Power BI
2 46 (29.11%) SQL Server
3 35 (22.15%) Data Warehouse
4 29 (18.35%) Tableau
5 12 (7.59%) Data Lake
5 12 (7.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (6.33%) Azure SQL Database
7 9 (5.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (5.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (5.06%) Qlik Sense
8 8 (5.06%) QlikView
9 6 (3.80%) Amazon Redshift
9 6 (3.80%) Big Data
9 6 (3.80%) DB2
10 4 (2.53%) BigQuery
10 4 (2.53%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.90%) Looker
11 3 (1.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (1.27%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 26 (16.46%) Octopus Deploy
2 13 (8.23%) JIRA
3 7 (4.43%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (1.90%) Subversion
4 3 (1.90%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (1.27%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.63%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.63%) GoCD
6 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.63%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.63%) Moq
6 1 (0.63%) NUnit
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.63%) YouTrack
General
1 59 (37.34%) Social Skills
2 40 (25.32%) Finance
3 18 (11.39%) Public Sector
4 15 (9.49%) Marketing
5 10 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.80%) Legal
7 4 (2.53%) Banking
8 2 (1.27%) Documentation Skills
8 2 (1.27%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.27%) Local Government
8 2 (1.27%) Organisational Skills
8 2 (1.27%) Presentation Skills
9 1 (0.63%) Front Office
9 1 (0.63%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.63%) Influencing Skills
9 1 (0.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (29.75%) Analyst
2 39 (24.68%) Developer
3 21 (13.29%) Technical Leader
4 17 (10.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 17 (10.76%) SQL Analyst
5 16 (10.13%) SharePoint Developer
6 12 (7.59%) Business Analyst
7 11 (6.96%) Data Analyst
7 11 (6.96%) Data Business Analyst
8 9 (5.70%) Consultant
9 8 (5.06%) Analyst Developer
9 8 (5.06%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
9 8 (5.06%) Data Engineer
9 8 (5.06%) Insurance Business Analyst
9 8 (5.06%) SQL Data Analyst
10 7 (4.43%) Architect
10 7 (4.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 7 (4.43%) Principal Developer
11 6 (3.80%) Business Systems Analyst
11 6 (3.80%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (20.89%) .NET
2 32 (20.25%) React
3 31 (19.62%) AngularJS
4 28 (17.72%) ASP.NET
5 26 (16.46%) ASP.NET Core
6 15 (9.49%) CSS
7 14 (8.86%) HTML
8 4 (2.53%) jQuery
9 3 (1.90%) Kafka
9 3 (1.90%) Web Services
9 3 (1.90%) XML
10 2 (1.27%) .NET Core
10 2 (1.27%) D3.js
10 2 (1.27%) GraphQL
10 2 (1.27%) JSON
10 2 (1.27%) Material-UI
10 2 (1.27%) PySpark
10 2 (1.27%) Redux
10 2 (1.27%) REST
10 2 (1.27%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.46%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (8.86%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.80%) iSeries
4 3 (1.90%) Data Structures
4 3 (1.90%) Derivative
4 3 (1.90%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.27%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.27%) NHS
5 2 (1.27%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.27%) Reinsurance
6 1 (0.63%) BYOD
6 1 (0.63%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.63%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (0.63%) IVR
6 1 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.63%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.63%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.63%) Smart City
6 1 (0.63%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.90%) Linux
1 3 (1.90%) Windows
1 3 (1.90%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.63%) Solaris
2 1 (0.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (76.58%) Business Intelligence
2 69 (43.67%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (41.77%) Analytics
4 37 (23.42%) Software Engineering
5 34 (21.52%) DevOps
6 31 (19.62%) TDD
7 28 (17.72%) Continuous Improvement
7 28 (17.72%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 27 (17.09%) Mentoring
9 26 (16.46%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (15.19%) Stakeholder Management
10 24 (15.19%) Visualisation
11 22 (13.92%) Data Modelling
12 19 (12.03%) Data Analysis
13 17 (10.76%) Data Visualisation
14 16 (10.13%) ETL
14 16 (10.13%) Investment Management
15 14 (8.86%) Data Analytics
15 14 (8.86%) Information Security
15 14 (8.86%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 68 (43.04%) SQL
2 48 (30.38%) PowerShell
3 43 (27.22%) JavaScript
4 42 (26.58%) C#
5 30 (18.99%) TypeScript
6 14 (8.86%) Python
7 8 (5.06%) T-SQL
8 5 (3.16%) Java
9 4 (2.53%) R
9 4 (2.53%) VBA
10 2 (1.27%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.27%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 2 (1.27%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.63%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 17 (10.76%) Degree
2 7 (4.43%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (3.80%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.63%) CISA
5 1 (0.63%) CISM
5 1 (0.63%) CISSP
5 1 (0.63%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (0.63%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.63%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.63%) MCSE
5 1 (0.63%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (18.35%) QA
2 3 (1.90%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.27%) Basel III
3 2 (1.27%) CRD IV
3 2 (1.27%) IFRS
4 1 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.63%) NCSC
4 1 (0.63%) PMO
4 1 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (18.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.90%) Terraform
2 1 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (0.63%) SCOM
2 1 (0.63%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 70 (44.30%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.33%) Salesforce.com
3 9 (5.70%) Databricks
3 9 (5.70%) Nintex
4 8 (5.06%) Alteryx
5 4 (2.53%) Oracle
5 4 (2.53%) SAP
5 4 (2.53%) Workday
6 2 (1.27%) Cadence
6 2 (1.27%) Google
6 2 (1.27%) Informatica
6 2 (1.27%) Remedy
7 1 (0.63%) Adobe
7 1 (0.63%) Civica
7 1 (0.63%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.63%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.63%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.63%) StreamSets
7 1 (0.63%) Veritas