Period
to 15 June 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 15 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
15 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 43 66 97
Rank change year-on-year +23 +31 +45
Contract jobs citing Power Platform 145 84 161
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 4.90% 2.93% 2.52%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.53% 9.39% 7.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 61 122
10th Percentile £375 £363 £364
25th Percentile £414 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £575 £538 £534
90th Percentile £638 £600 £641
Central London median daily rate £500 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
10th Percentile £21.30 " "
25th Percentile £21.37 " £22.25
Median hourly rate £22.98 - £22.50
75th Percentile £24.82 " £22.75
90th Percentile £25.03 " "
Central London median hourly rate £22.98 - £22.50

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 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 1,072 895 2,032
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 36.23% 31.20% 31.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 792 703 1,624
10th Percentile £369 £311 £371
25th Percentile £456 £413 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £545 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.00% -4.76% +2.69%
75th Percentile £625 £600 £600
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £548 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +9.50% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 10
10th Percentile £13.50 £20.36 £12.05
25th Percentile £13.69 £29.07 £13.84
Median hourly rate £18.38 £43.95 £20.25
Median % change year-on-year -58.19% +117.04% -18.18%
75th Percentile £24.82 £55.06 £23.50
90th Percentile £27.34 £59.38 £28.56
Central London median hourly rate £18.38 £41.40 £20.00
% change year-on-year -55.62% +107.00% -4.76%

Power Platform
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Power Platform in the City of London

Power Platform
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Daily rate trend for Power Platform in the City of London

Power Platform
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Power Platform in the City of London over the 6 months to 15 June 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Power Platform in the City of London

Power Platform
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Power Platform in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Power Platform in the City of London

For the 6 months to 15 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 City of London region with a requirement for Power Platform.

1 129 (88.97%) Power BI
2 109 (75.17%) Business Intelligence
3 70 (48.28%) Azure
4 66 (45.52%) Microsoft
5 64 (44.14%) Analytics
6 60 (41.38%) SQL
6 60 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
7 55 (37.93%) Social Skills
8 49 (33.79%) SharePoint
9 48 (33.10%) PowerShell
10 46 (31.72%) SQL Server
11 42 (28.97%) C#
12 41 (28.28%) JavaScript
13 36 (24.83%) Finance
14 35 (24.14%) Software Engineering
14 35 (24.14%) DevOps
15 32 (22.07%) .NET
16 31 (21.38%) TDD
16 31 (21.38%) React
17 29 (20.00%) TypeScript
17 29 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
17 29 (20.00%) QA
17 29 (20.00%) AngularJS
18 28 (19.31%) Tableau
18 28 (19.31%) Continuous Improvement
18 28 (19.31%) Active Directory
18 28 (19.31%) Scaled Agile Framework
19 27 (18.62%) Mentoring
19 27 (18.62%) ASP.NET
20 26 (17.93%) Continuous Integration

Power Platform
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 49 (33.79%) SharePoint
2 9 (6.21%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.38%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (0.69%) Apache
4 1 (0.69%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.69%) CMS
4 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (8.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (6.21%) InfoPath
3 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.69%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 70 (48.28%) Azure
2 26 (17.93%) Azure Active Directory
3 23 (15.86%) PowerApps
4 19 (13.10%) Microsoft 365
5 16 (11.03%) AWS
6 12 (8.28%) Power Automate
7 9 (6.21%) Slack
8 8 (5.52%) Azure Data Factory
9 7 (4.83%) Dynamics 365
10 6 (4.14%) Azure Logic Apps
11 5 (3.45%) Azure Synapse Analytics
11 5 (3.45%) GCP
12 3 (2.07%) Azure Functions
12 3 (2.07%) Azure Key Vault
12 3 (2.07%) Azure Service Bus
12 3 (2.07%) Azure Storage
12 3 (2.07%) PaaS
12 3 (2.07%) Serverless
12 3 (2.07%) Snowflake
13 2 (1.38%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.69%) DHCP
1 1 (0.69%) DNS
1 1 (0.69%) Extranet
1 1 (0.69%) Intranet
1 1 (0.69%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (88.97%) Power BI
2 46 (31.72%) SQL Server
3 29 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 28 (19.31%) Tableau
5 12 (8.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (6.90%) Azure SQL Database
6 10 (6.90%) Data Lake
7 9 (6.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (5.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (4.14%) Big Data
9 6 (4.14%) DB2
9 6 (4.14%) Qlik Sense
9 6 (4.14%) QlikView
10 4 (2.76%) Amazon Redshift
10 4 (2.76%) BigQuery
11 3 (2.07%) Looker
11 3 (2.07%) OLTP
12 2 (1.38%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (1.38%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 26 (17.93%) Octopus Deploy
2 11 (7.59%) JIRA
3 6 (4.14%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.76%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (2.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (2.07%) Subversion
6 2 (1.38%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle APEX
General
1 55 (37.93%) Social Skills
2 36 (24.83%) Finance
3 14 (9.66%) Marketing
3 14 (9.66%) Public Sector
4 8 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.45%) Banking
5 5 (3.45%) Legal
6 2 (1.38%) Documentation Skills
6 2 (1.38%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.38%) Presentation Skills
7 1 (0.69%) Front Office
7 1 (0.69%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.69%) Influencing Skills
7 1 (0.69%) Local Government
7 1 (0.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (28.97%) Analyst
2 36 (24.83%) Developer
3 21 (14.48%) Technical Leader
4 16 (11.03%) SharePoint Developer
5 15 (10.34%) SQL Analyst
6 13 (8.97%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 10 (6.90%) Data Analyst
8 9 (6.21%) Business Analyst
9 8 (5.52%) Data Business Analyst
9 8 (5.52%) Data Engineer
10 7 (4.83%) Analyst Developer
10 7 (4.83%) Consultant
10 7 (4.83%) Principal Developer
11 6 (4.14%) Architect
11 6 (4.14%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
11 6 (4.14%) Business Systems Analyst
11 6 (4.14%) Insurance Business Analyst
11 6 (4.14%) SQL Data Analyst
11 6 (4.14%) Systems Analyst
12 5 (3.45%) Power BI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (22.07%) .NET
2 31 (21.38%) React
3 29 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 27 (18.62%) ASP.NET
5 26 (17.93%) ASP.NET Core
6 13 (8.97%) CSS
7 12 (8.28%) HTML
8 4 (2.76%) JSON
8 4 (2.76%) Web Services
8 4 (2.76%) XML
9 3 (2.07%) jQuery
9 3 (2.07%) Kafka
10 2 (1.38%) .NET Core
10 2 (1.38%) D3.js
10 2 (1.38%) GraphQL
10 2 (1.38%) Material-UI
10 2 (1.38%) MDX
10 2 (1.38%) PySpark
10 2 (1.38%) Redux
10 2 (1.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.93%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (8.97%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.14%) iSeries
4 3 (2.07%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.07%) Derivative
4 3 (2.07%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.38%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.38%) NHS
5 2 (1.38%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.38%) Reinsurance
6 1 (0.69%) BYOD
6 1 (0.69%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.69%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.69%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.69%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.69%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.07%) Windows
1 3 (2.07%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.69%) Linux
2 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.69%) Solaris
2 1 (0.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (75.17%) Business Intelligence
2 64 (44.14%) Analytics
3 60 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (24.14%) DevOps
4 35 (24.14%) Software Engineering
5 31 (21.38%) TDD
6 28 (19.31%) Continuous Improvement
6 28 (19.31%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 27 (18.62%) Mentoring
8 26 (17.93%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (13.79%) Data Modelling
10 19 (13.10%) Visualisation
11 18 (12.41%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (11.72%) Data Analysis
13 16 (11.03%) Investment Management
14 15 (10.34%) ETL
15 14 (9.66%) Data Analytics
15 14 (9.66%) Data Visualisation
15 14 (9.66%) Scrum
16 13 (8.97%) Competitor Analysis
Programming Languages
1 60 (41.38%) SQL
2 48 (33.10%) PowerShell
3 42 (28.97%) C#
4 41 (28.28%) JavaScript
5 29 (20.00%) TypeScript
6 14 (9.66%) Python
7 9 (6.21%) T-SQL
8 6 (4.14%) Java
9 4 (2.76%) R
9 4 (2.76%) VBA
10 2 (1.38%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.38%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.69%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (11.03%) Degree
2 7 (4.83%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (4.14%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.69%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.69%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.69%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (20.00%) QA
2 3 (2.07%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.38%) Basel III
3 2 (1.38%) CRD IV
3 2 (1.38%) IFRS
3 2 (1.38%) PMO
4 1 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (19.31%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.07%) Terraform
2 1 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (0.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 66 (45.52%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.90%) Nintex
2 10 (6.90%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (5.52%) Alteryx
3 8 (5.52%) Databricks
4 4 (2.76%) SAP
5 3 (2.07%) Oracle
5 3 (2.07%) Workday
6 2 (1.38%) Cadence
6 2 (1.38%) Informatica
6 2 (1.38%) Remedy
7 1 (0.69%) Civica
7 1 (0.69%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.69%) Google
7 1 (0.69%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.69%) StreamSets
7 1 (0.69%) Veritas