Period
to 26 January 2022

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 26 January 2022 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
26 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 177 108 177
Rank change year-on-year -69 +69 +63
Contract jobs citing Azure Functions 16 18 19
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.40% 0.86% 0.39%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.04% 2.56% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 19
10th Percentile £488 £513 £413
25th Percentile £575 £514 £434
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £623 £588 £513
Median % change year-on-year +5.96% +14.63% +2.50%
75th Percentile £675 £638 £569
90th Percentile £695 - £608
Central London median daily rate £623 £588 £519
% change year-on-year +5.96% +13.25% +3.75%

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 1,533 702 1,580
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.22% 33.38% 32.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,249 555 1,259
10th Percentile £400 £320 £313
25th Percentile £481 £420 £419
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £570 £525 £520
Median % change year-on-year +8.57% +0.96% -0.95%
75th Percentile £669 £594 £600
90th Percentile £750 £650 £675
Central London median daily rate £570 £510 £515
% change year-on-year +11.76% -0.97% -1.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 12
10th Percentile £13.79 £20.25 £18.71
25th Percentile £13.88 £20.63 £19.69
Median hourly rate £14.25 £21.25 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -32.94% +3.66% +17.14%
75th Percentile £19.10 £21.88 £22.37
90th Percentile £24.75 £22.25 £23.72
Central London median hourly rate £14.25 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -36.67% +9.76% +13.10%

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

Azure Functions
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Azure Functions in the City of London over the 6 months to 26 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Azure Functions in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 January 2022, 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 16 (100.00%) Azure
1 16 (100.00%) Serverless
2 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
3 12 (75.00%) DevOps
3 12 (75.00%) CI/CD
4 11 (68.75%) .NET
5 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (56.25%) C#
7 8 (50.00%) Azure Service Bus
8 7 (43.75%) Azure Logic Apps
8 7 (43.75%) Power Platform
9 6 (37.50%) Hybrid Cloud
9 6 (37.50%) IaaS
9 6 (37.50%) SaaS
9 6 (37.50%) PaaS
9 6 (37.50%) RabbitMQ
9 6 (37.50%) NServiceBus
9 6 (37.50%) SQL
9 6 (37.50%) Finance
9 6 (37.50%) Infrastructure as Code
9 6 (37.50%) ARM Templates
10 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
10 5 (31.25%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (25.00%) .NET Core
11 4 (25.00%) AngularJS
11 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (25.00%) OAuth
12 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
12 3 (18.75%) YAML
12 3 (18.75%) Law

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 6 (37.50%) NServiceBus
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (100.00%) Azure
1 16 (100.00%) Serverless
2 8 (50.00%) Azure Service Bus
3 7 (43.75%) Azure Logic Apps
3 7 (43.75%) Power Platform
4 6 (37.50%) IaaS
4 6 (37.50%) PaaS
4 6 (37.50%) SaaS
5 5 (31.25%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (18.75%) Azure Machine Learning
6 3 (18.75%) Azure Synapse Analytics
7 2 (12.50%) Azure Event Grid
7 2 (12.50%) Azure Monitor
7 2 (12.50%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (12.50%) GitHub
7 2 (12.50%) NuGet
8 1 (6.25%) Azure Storage
8 1 (6.25%) Microsoft 365
8 1 (6.25%) Power Automate
8 1 (6.25%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
1 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (18.75%) MongoDB
1 3 (18.75%) Neo4j
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (6.25%) Data Lake
2 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 2 (12.50%) GitLab
1 2 (12.50%) JIRA
1 2 (12.50%) TeamCity
2 1 (6.25%) Moq
2 1 (6.25%) MSTest
2 1 (6.25%) NUnit
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Law
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
3 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Legal
3 1 (6.25%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Azure Engineer
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) .NET Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Azure DevOps
3 3 (18.75%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Cloud Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Lead Cloud Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Azure Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Azure Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Lead DevOps
5 1 (6.25%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) .NET
2 6 (37.50%) ARM Templates
2 6 (37.50%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (25.00%) .NET Core
3 4 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 4 (25.00%) OAuth
4 3 (18.75%) REST
4 3 (18.75%) YAML
5 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 2 (12.50%) JWT
5 2 (12.50%) Node.js
5 2 (12.50%) OAuth2
5 2 (12.50%) OpenID
5 2 (12.50%) React
5 2 (12.50%) RESTful
5 2 (12.50%) SAML
6 1 (6.25%) ADO.NET
6 1 (6.25%) CSS
6 1 (6.25%) SOAP
6 1 (6.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (18.75%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (12.50%) Public Cloud
4 1 (6.25%) Credit Risk
4 1 (6.25%) Hedge funds
4 1 (6.25%) Market Risk
4 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) CI/CD
1 12 (75.00%) DevOps
2 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) Infrastructure as Code
4 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (18.75%) Microservices
6 2 (12.50%) CQRS
6 2 (12.50%) Event-Driven
6 2 (12.50%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 2 (12.50%) MVC
6 2 (12.50%) RBAC
6 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 1 (6.25%) AOP
7 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (6.25%) Kanban
7 1 (6.25%) Migration
7 1 (6.25%) Refactoring
7 1 (6.25%) TDD
7 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) C#
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
4 2 (12.50%) Python
5 1 (6.25%) Bash
5 1 (6.25%) C
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) GDPR
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 1 (6.25%) Control-M
2 1 (6.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft