Period
to 2 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Azure Functions skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Azure Functions over the 6 months to 2 July 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.

Azure Functions
Central London > City of London
6 months to
2 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 132 204 249
Rank change year-on-year +72 +45 -19
Contract jobs citing Azure Functions 4 42 4
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.15% 0.64% 0.057%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.47% 1.98% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 21 4
Median daily rate - £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.50% +5.26%
Central London median daily rate £513 £506 £525
% change year-on-year +1.23% -3.57% +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Azure Functions 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 the City of London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 858 2,123 1,827
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 31.49% 32.32% 25.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 637 1,685 1,496
Median daily rate £513 £525 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +2.94% +2.00%
10th Percentile £320 £375 £356
90th Percentile £675 £675 £663
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 11
Median hourly rate £38.20 £21.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.67% +7.50% -5.46%
10th Percentile £22.50 £18.53 £18.50
90th Percentile £58.63 £26.80 £33.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +64.71% +6.25% -5.46%

Azure Functions
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure Functions in the City of London

Azure Functions
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Daily rate trend for Azure Functions in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Azure Functions 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 Azure Functions.

1 4 (100.00%) Azure
1 4 (100.00%) Serverless
2 3 (75.00%) Cloud Native
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (75.00%) AWS
2 3 (75.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (50.00%) TOWER Software
3 2 (50.00%) JSON
3 2 (50.00%) JIRA
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) YAML
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Ruby
3 2 (50.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (50.00%) Kanban
3 2 (50.00%) Groovy
3 2 (50.00%) Terraform
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (50.00%) Kubernetes
3 2 (50.00%) Public Cloud
3 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (50.00%) Confluence
3 2 (50.00%) OpenVPN

Azure Functions
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 (50.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Azure
1 4 (100.00%) Serverless
2 3 (75.00%) AWS
2 3 (75.00%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (50.00%) GitHub
3 2 (50.00%) OpenShift
4 1 (25.00%) Azure Stack
4 1 (25.00%) IaaS
4 1 (25.00%) PaaS
4 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Azure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) JSON
1 2 (50.00%) YAML
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Cloud Native
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Deployment Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Immutable Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure as Code
2 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) Data Acquisition
3 1 (25.00%) Low Latency
3 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
3 1 (25.00%) Predictive Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (50.00%) Go
2 2 (50.00%) Groovy
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Kubernetes
1 2 (50.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Atlassian
1 2 (50.00%) TOWER Software
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft