Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 176 226 242
Rank change year-on-year +50 +16 -
Contract jobs citing Azure Functions 19 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.38% 0.22% 0.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.17% 0.80% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 9
City of London median daily rate £513 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - -
10th Percentile £413 £390 £450
90th Percentile £608 £568 £550
Central London median daily rate £519 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +3.75% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London 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 1,619 1,870 1,388
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 32.52% 27.42% 19.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,267 1,483 1,125
City of London median daily rate £520 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.95% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £314 £313 £319
90th Percentile £663 £663 £638
Central London median daily rate £513 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -2.38% +5.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 21
City of London median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.14% -2.78% -51.46%
10th Percentile £18.71 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £23.70 £23.75 £31.00
Central London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.76 £18.00
% change year-on-year +9.30% +4.19% -9.64%

Azure Functions
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Azure Functions as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Azure Functions in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Azure Functions in the City of London

Azure Functions
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Azure Functions in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Azure Functions in the City of London

Azure Functions
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Azure Functions within the City of London region over the 6 months to 22 January 2020. 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
London Bridge - 5 £525 -
Azure Functions
Central London

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 19 (100.00%) Azure
1 19 (100.00%) Serverless
2 15 (78.95%) Data Lake
3 14 (73.68%) SQL
4 13 (68.42%) Azure SQL Database
5 11 (57.89%) Azure Data Factory
6 9 (47.37%) Databricks
6 9 (47.37%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
7 8 (42.11%) C#
8 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (31.58%) Power BI
9 6 (31.58%) Migration
9 6 (31.58%) .NET
9 6 (31.58%) Power Platform
10 5 (26.32%) Python
10 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
10 5 (26.32%) Scala
11 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (21.05%) Data Mart
11 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (21.05%) Dimensional Modelling
11 4 (21.05%) Data Integration
11 4 (21.05%) Kimball Methodology
11 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (21.05%) ETL
11 4 (21.05%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 3 (15.79%) Data Science
12 3 (15.79%) Data Lake Analytics
12 3 (15.79%) Adaptive Web Design

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (100.00%) Azure
1 19 (100.00%) Serverless
2 11 (57.89%) Azure Data Factory
3 6 (31.58%) Power Platform
4 3 (15.79%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (15.79%) Data Lake Analytics
5 1 (5.26%) AWS
5 1 (5.26%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (78.95%) Data Lake
2 13 (68.42%) Azure SQL Database
3 6 (31.58%) Power BI
4 4 (21.05%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 4 (21.05%) Data Mart
4 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (5.26%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) TeamCity
2 1 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1 (5.26%) Banking
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
1 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Azure Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Azure Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Applications Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Architect
5 3 (15.79%) C# Application Developer
5 3 (15.79%) C# Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Data Architect
6 2 (10.53%) .NET Applications Developer
6 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Technical Leader
7 1 (5.26%) Integration Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Integration Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Integration Project Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Technical Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) CSS
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) HTML5
2 1 (5.26%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (31.58%) Migration
4 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
5 4 (21.05%) Data Integration
5 4 (21.05%) Dimensional Modelling
5 4 (21.05%) ETL
5 4 (21.05%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (15.79%) Adaptive Web Design
6 3 (15.79%) Analytics
6 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (15.79%) Data Science
6 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
7 2 (10.53%) DevOps
8 1 (5.26%) API Development
8 1 (5.26%) CRM
8 1 (5.26%) ERP
8 1 (5.26%) Insurtech
8 1 (5.26%) Microservices
8 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) SQL
2 8 (42.11%) C#
3 5 (26.32%) Python
3 5 (26.32%) Scala
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
1 3 (15.79%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Databricks
2 8 (42.11%) Microsoft