Period
to 23 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for ARM Templates skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ARM Templates over the 6 months to 23 October 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.

Azure Resource Manager Templates (ARM Templates)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 166 113 213
Rank change year-on-year -53 +100 +33
Contract jobs citing ARM Templates 12 8 16
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.31% 0.44% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.92% 1.50% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 10
10th Percentile £498 £504 £523
25th Percentile £500 £567 £525
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £555 £585 £600
Median % change year-on-year -5.05% -2.58% +17.07%
75th Percentile £600 £610 £634
90th Percentile £700 £649 £714
Central London median daily rate £555 £585 £575
% change year-on-year -5.05% +1.65% +12.20%

ARM Templates is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,299 535 2,119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 33.64% 29.66% 35.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 999 427 1,739
10th Percentile £413 £363 £406
25th Percentile £488 £425 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £525 £538
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% -2.33% +2.38%
75th Percentile £675 £613 £613
90th Percentile £750 £688 £676
Central London median daily rate £590 £538 £525
% change year-on-year +9.77% +2.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 6
10th Percentile £18.78 £26.15 £31.06
25th Percentile £24.25 £30.13 £41.23
Median hourly rate £35.75 £37.50 £46.85
Median % change year-on-year -4.67% -19.95% +112.94%
75th Percentile £45.25 £39.13 £53.91
90th Percentile £68.43 £39.65 £60.25
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £46.85
% change year-on-year -6.67% -19.95% +112.94%

ARM Templates
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing ARM Templates as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for ARM Templates in the City of London

ARM Templates
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing ARM Templates in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for ARM Templates in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 October 2021, IT contractor jobs citing ARM Templates 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 City of London region with a requirement for ARM Templates.

1 12 (100.00%) Azure
1 12 (100.00%) DevOps
2 9 (75.00%) Terraform
2 9 (75.00%) PowerShell
3 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (58.33%) PaaS
4 7 (58.33%) Bash Shell
4 7 (58.33%) Docker
5 6 (50.00%) Microservices
5 6 (50.00%) Kubernetes
5 6 (50.00%) Infrastructure as Code
6 5 (41.67%) Linux
6 5 (41.67%) DNS
6 5 (41.67%) Deployment Automation
7 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 4 (33.33%) Python
7 4 (33.33%) Firewall
7 4 (33.33%) Analytics
7 4 (33.33%) Windows
7 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
8 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (25.00%) SQL
8 3 (25.00%) .NET
8 3 (25.00%) Azure App Service
8 3 (25.00%) Azure Key Vault
8 3 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (16.67%) Ansible
9 2 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (16.67%) Public Cloud
9 2 (16.67%) Data Science

ARM Templates
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 2 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (100.00%) Azure
2 7 (58.33%) PaaS
3 3 (25.00%) Azure App Service
3 3 (25.00%) Azure Key Vault
4 2 (16.67%) Azure Functions
4 2 (16.67%) Azure Service Fabric
4 2 (16.67%) GitHub
4 2 (16.67%) GitHub Actions
4 2 (16.67%) IaaS
4 2 (16.67%) Serverless
5 1 (8.33%) AWS
5 1 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (8.33%) Azure Service Bus
5 1 (8.33%) Azure Storage
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) DNS
2 4 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) DHCP
3 2 (16.67%) SSH
4 1 (8.33%) HTTP
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
1 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 2 (16.67%) Redis
2 1 (8.33%) Data Lake
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Financial Institution
1 2 (16.67%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Public Sector
2 1 (8.33%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Azure Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (41.67%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 4 (33.33%) Architect
5 3 (25.00%) Azure Architect
6 2 (16.67%) Azure DevOps
6 2 (16.67%) DevOps Architect
7 1 (8.33%) Developer
7 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Core
2 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
2 1 (8.33%) jQuery
2 1 (8.33%) React
2 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (8.33%) Vue.js
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (16.67%) Hedge funds
2 2 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (16.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) DevOps
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) Infrastructure as Code
3 6 (50.00%) Microservices
4 5 (41.67%) Deployment Automation
5 4 (33.33%) Analytics
6 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (16.67%) AOP
7 2 (16.67%) Change Management
7 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
7 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
7 2 (16.67%) Information Security
7 2 (16.67%) Kanban
7 2 (16.67%) Migration
7 2 (16.67%) Open Source
7 2 (16.67%) Operations Management
7 2 (16.67%) Release Management
7 2 (16.67%) Scrum
7 2 (16.67%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (58.33%) Bash Shell
3 4 (33.33%) Python
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 1 (8.33%) C#
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (8.33%) Ruby
5 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Docker
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (8.33%) LXC
Systems Management
1 9 (75.00%) Terraform
2 6 (50.00%) Kubernetes
3 2 (16.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Databricks
2 2 (16.67%) ServiceNow
3 1 (8.33%) Nintex