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 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 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.

Microsoft Power Platform
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 77 120 168
Rank change year-on-year +43 +48 +32
Contract jobs citing Power Platform 131 126 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.63% 1.85% 1.17%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.09% 6.74% 5.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 94 70
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £459
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.54% -0.81%
10th Percentile £400 £313 £342
90th Percentile £625 £584 £554
Central London median daily rate £483 £475 £459
% change year-on-year +1.58% +3.54% -3.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
City of London median hourly rate £22.33 - £21.50
10th Percentile £21.17 - £20.75
90th Percentile £23.50 - £22.25
Central London median hourly rate £28.67 - £21.50

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 1,619 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%

Power Platform
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Power Platform as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Power Platform in the City of London

Power Platform
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Power Platform in the City of London

Power Platform
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Power Platform in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Power Platform in the City of London

Power Platform
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 Power Platform 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 - 8 £525 -
Moorgate - 7 - -
Power Platform
Central London

For the 6 months to 22 January 2020, 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.

1 124 (94.66%) Power BI
2 105 (80.15%) Business Intelligence
3 80 (61.07%) SQL
4 60 (45.80%) Microsoft
5 50 (38.17%) Finance
5 50 (38.17%) Azure
6 44 (33.59%) Data Warehouse
7 39 (29.77%) SQL Server
8 36 (27.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 30 (22.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 29 (22.14%) Agile Software Development
11 28 (21.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 26 (19.85%) ETL
13 25 (19.08%) SharePoint
13 25 (19.08%) PowerApps
14 24 (18.32%) Visualisation
15 23 (17.56%) Tableau
16 22 (16.79%) Analytics
17 21 (16.03%) .NET
18 20 (15.27%) Migration
19 18 (13.74%) C#
20 17 (12.98%) PowerShell
20 17 (12.98%) Mentoring
21 16 (12.21%) DevOps
21 16 (12.21%) Data Lake
21 16 (12.21%) Python
22 14 (10.69%) Office 365
22 14 (10.69%) Azure Data Factory
22 14 (10.69%) Dashboard Development
23 13 (9.92%) Data Modelling

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 25 (19.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.53%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.53%) WebLogic Integration
3 1 (0.76%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.76%) Jupyter
3 1 (0.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (9.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.76%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.76%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (5.34%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (3.05%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.53%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (1.53%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.76%) Aareon QL
Cloud Services
1 50 (38.17%) Azure
2 25 (19.08%) PowerApps
3 14 (10.69%) Azure Data Factory
3 14 (10.69%) Office 365
4 12 (9.16%) Microsoft Flow
5 9 (6.87%) Dynamics 365
6 6 (4.58%) Azure Functions
6 6 (4.58%) Serverless
7 5 (3.82%) Data Lake Analytics
8 4 (3.05%) AWS
9 3 (2.29%) OneDrive
9 3 (2.29%) Yammer
10 2 (1.53%) IaaS
10 2 (1.53%) PaaS
11 1 (0.76%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.76%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.76%) GCP
11 1 (0.76%) GitHub
11 1 (0.76%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.76%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.05%) Skype
2 3 (2.29%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.53%) DHCP
4 1 (0.76%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.76%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.76%) DNS
4 1 (0.76%) Intranet
4 1 (0.76%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.76%) VLAN
4 1 (0.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (94.66%) Power BI
2 44 (33.59%) Data Warehouse
3 39 (29.77%) SQL Server
4 36 (27.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 30 (22.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 28 (21.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (12.21%) Data Lake
8 12 (9.16%) Azure SQL Database
9 10 (7.63%) QlikView
10 9 (6.87%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 8 (6.11%) Big Data
11 8 (6.11%) OLAP
11 8 (6.11%) SQL Server 2016
12 7 (5.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 6 (4.58%) Hadoop
13 6 (4.58%) Spotfire
14 5 (3.82%) PowerPivot
14 5 (3.82%) SQL Server 2017
15 4 (3.05%) BusinessObjects
15 4 (3.05%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.29%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.29%) JIRA
1 3 (2.29%) Selenium
1 3 (2.29%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.53%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.53%) TeamCity
2 2 (1.53%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.76%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.76%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.76%) Jasmine
3 1 (0.76%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 50 (38.17%) Finance
2 6 (4.58%) Banking
2 6 (4.58%) Public Sector
3 5 (3.82%) Front Office
3 5 (3.82%) Marketing
4 4 (3.05%) Law
5 2 (1.53%) Games
5 2 (1.53%) Legal
6 1 (0.76%) Local Government
6 1 (0.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 63 (48.09%) Developer
2 34 (25.95%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 28 (21.37%) Power BI Developer
4 15 (11.45%) Analyst
5 13 (9.92%) SQL Developer
6 11 (8.40%) Architect
7 10 (7.63%) Data Analyst
8 9 (6.87%) Dashboard Developer
8 9 (6.87%) SSIS Developer
9 8 (6.11%) Consultant
10 7 (5.34%) Data Architect
10 7 (5.34%) Power BI Analyst
10 7 (5.34%) SSAS Developer
10 7 (5.34%) SSRS Developer
11 6 (4.58%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 6 (4.58%) Data Engineer
11 6 (4.58%) Test Leader
12 4 (3.05%) Applications Developer
12 4 (3.05%) Data Warehouse Developer
12 4 (3.05%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (16.03%) .NET
2 4 (3.05%) MDX
2 4 (3.05%) XBRL
3 3 (2.29%) AngularJS
3 3 (2.29%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.29%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (1.53%) HTML
4 2 (1.53%) J2EE
4 2 (1.53%) Middleware
4 2 (1.53%) MSMQ
4 2 (1.53%) NumPy
4 2 (1.53%) RESTful
4 2 (1.53%) Vue.js
4 2 (1.53%) Web Services
5 1 (0.76%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.76%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.76%) Kafka
5 1 (0.76%) Node.js
5 1 (0.76%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.11%) User Experience
2 7 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.05%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.29%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.29%) Fat Client
4 3 (2.29%) Hedge funds
4 3 (2.29%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.53%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.53%) Reinsurance
5 2 (1.53%) Replication
6 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.76%) Online Games
6 1 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.82%) Windows
2 4 (3.05%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.76%) Android
3 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.76%) Linux
3 1 (0.76%) Unix
3 1 (0.76%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (80.15%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (22.14%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (19.85%) ETL
4 24 (18.32%) Visualisation
5 22 (16.79%) Analytics
6 20 (15.27%) Migration
7 17 (12.98%) Mentoring
8 16 (12.21%) DevOps
9 14 (10.69%) Dashboard Development
10 13 (9.92%) Data Modelling
10 13 (9.92%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (9.16%) Decision-Making
12 11 (8.40%) Data Analysis
12 11 (8.40%) Wealth Management
13 10 (7.63%) Acceptance Criteria
13 10 (7.63%) Data Visualisation
13 10 (7.63%) Requirements Analysis
13 10 (7.63%) SDLC
14 9 (6.87%) ERP
15 8 (6.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 80 (61.07%) SQL
2 18 (13.74%) C#
3 17 (12.98%) PowerShell
4 16 (12.21%) Python
5 11 (8.40%) T-SQL
6 6 (4.58%) Scala
7 5 (3.82%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 5 (3.82%) Java
8 4 (3.05%) R
9 3 (2.29%) VB
9 3 (2.29%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.53%) C++
10 2 (1.53%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.53%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.53%) PHP
11 1 (0.76%) Perl
11 1 (0.76%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.76%) U-SQL
11 1 (0.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (6.87%) SC Cleared
1 9 (6.87%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.29%) MCITP
2 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.53%) Degree
4 1 (0.76%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.40%) QA
2 7 (5.34%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.53%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (5.34%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.76%) HDFS
2 1 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (2.29%) Control-M
1 3 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.29%) Puppet
2 2 (1.53%) Kibana
2 2 (1.53%) SCCM
3 1 (0.76%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.76%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.76%) SCOM
3 1 (0.76%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.76%) Terraform
Vendors
1 60 (45.80%) Microsoft
2 23 (17.56%) Tableau
3 10 (7.63%) Oracle
4 7 (5.34%) Databricks
5 5 (3.82%) SAP
6 3 (2.29%) Google
6 3 (2.29%) Hyperion
6 3 (2.29%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.29%) Sybase
7 2 (1.53%) CODA
7 2 (1.53%) Cognos
7 2 (1.53%) Twitter
8 1 (0.76%) Apple
8 1 (0.76%) Cisco
8 1 (0.76%) GoldenSource
8 1 (0.76%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.76%) Informatica
8 1 (0.76%) Juniper
8 1 (0.76%) Mitel
8 1 (0.76%) Reuters