Period
to 30 November 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Azure Data Factory skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Azure Data Factory over the 6 months to 30 November 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 Azure Data Factory
UK > England
6 months to
30 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 273 325 392
Rank change year-on-year +52 +67 +254
Contract jobs citing Azure Data Factory 718 215 419
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.01% 0.70% 0.57%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.84% 2.16% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 514 142 307
10th Percentile £413 £364 £413
25th Percentile £463 £425 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £625 £613 £625
90th Percentile £688 £665 £700
UK median daily rate £527 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.30% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £66.50 -
Median % change year-on-year -17.29% - -
UK median hourly rate £72.95 £66.50 -
% change year-on-year +9.70% - -

Azure Data Factory 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 England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 25,264 9,968 22,291
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 35.50% 32.54% 30.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,381 7,095 15,602
10th Percentile £324 £310 £285
25th Percentile £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.56%
75th Percentile £638 £588 £587
90th Percentile £706 £675 £663
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +0.10% +5.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 435 162 322
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.78 £13.88
25th Percentile £14.30 £16.30 £16.25
Median hourly rate £20.94 £22.00 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -4.84% +7.32% +17.14%
75th Percentile £44.63 £41.69 £39.50
90th Percentile £65.00 £59.87 £76.45
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -6.67% +12.50% +14.29%

Azure Data Factory
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Azure Data Factory as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Azure Data Factory in England

Azure Data Factory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Azure Data Factory in England.

Daily rate trend for Azure Data Factory in England

Azure Data Factory
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Azure Data Factory in England over the 6 months to 30 November 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Azure Data Factory in England

Azure Data Factory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Azure Data Factory in England.

Hourly rate trend for Azure Data Factory in England

Azure Data Factory
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Azure Data Factory within the England region over the 6 months to 30 November 2021. 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 +24 455 £575 +4.55% 86
North of England 0 98 £475 -5.00% 30
Yorkshire +5 57 £475 -12.84% 9
South East -56 50 £541 +8.25% 31
Midlands -57 39 £479 +4.93% 35
North West -29 37 £513 +2.50% 19
West Midlands -43 30 £475 - 32
South West -39 10 £495 +10.00% 6
East Midlands -35 8 £500 +42.86% 2
East of England -55 6 £475 - 3
North East -9 4 £620 +13.76% 2
Azure Data Factory
UK

For the 6 months to 30 November 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Azure Data Factory 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 England region with a requirement for Azure Data Factory.

1 718 (100.00%) Azure
2 422 (58.77%) Databricks
3 404 (56.27%) SQL
4 377 (52.51%) Data Lake
5 326 (45.40%) DevOps
6 277 (38.58%) Power Platform
7 274 (38.16%) Business Intelligence
8 261 (36.35%) Power BI
9 245 (34.12%) Analytics
10 244 (33.98%) Python
11 239 (33.29%) Microsoft
12 218 (30.36%) Data Warehouse
13 212 (29.53%) Azure SQL Database
14 210 (29.25%) Azure Synapse Analytics
15 191 (26.60%) SQL Server
15 191 (26.60%) Agile Software Development
16 190 (26.46%) ETL
17 188 (26.18%) Data Modelling
18 131 (18.25%) Social Skills
19 115 (16.02%) C#
20 114 (15.88%) Data Pipeline
21 113 (15.74%) Apache Spark
22 111 (15.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 109 (15.18%) Finance
24 108 (15.04%) Scrum
25 106 (14.76%) Migration
26 101 (14.07%) Serverless
27 97 (13.51%) Big Data
28 95 (13.23%) Data Engineering
29 90 (12.53%) Azure Cosmos DB

Azure Data Factory
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 113 (15.74%) Apache Spark
2 18 (2.51%) Apache
3 13 (1.81%) Confluence
4 12 (1.67%) SharePoint
5 10 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (0.97%) Apache Airflow
8 5 (0.70%) Apache Pig
8 5 (0.70%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.28%) Luigi
9 2 (0.28%) SAS
10 1 (0.14%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.14%) CMS
10 1 (0.14%) Jupyter
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 13 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.70%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (0.56%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.28%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.14%) iTrent
5 1 (0.14%) Maximo
5 1 (0.14%) Northgate Housing
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.14%) Primavera
5 1 (0.14%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.14%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 718 (100.00%) Azure
2 277 (38.58%) Power Platform
3 210 (29.25%) Azure Synapse Analytics
4 101 (14.07%) Serverless
5 90 (12.53%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 87 (12.12%) Azure Functions
7 74 (10.31%) Azure Logic Apps
8 67 (9.33%) Azure Storage
9 53 (7.38%) AWS
10 50 (6.96%) PaaS
11 37 (5.15%) Azure Active Directory
12 32 (4.46%) Azure Event Grid
12 32 (4.46%) PowerApps
13 30 (4.18%) Azure Key Vault
14 29 (4.04%) Azure Service Bus
14 29 (4.04%) Power Automate
15 25 (3.48%) Azure Machine Learning
15 25 (3.48%) Microsoft 365
16 22 (3.06%) Dynamics 365
16 22 (3.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.37%) FTP
2 7 (0.97%) Firewall
3 5 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (0.70%) Network Security
4 3 (0.42%) DNS
4 3 (0.42%) IPFS
4 3 (0.42%) SSL
5 2 (0.28%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.28%) Internet
6 1 (0.14%) AMQP
6 1 (0.14%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (0.14%) DHCP
6 1 (0.14%) DMZ
6 1 (0.14%) Intranet
6 1 (0.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 377 (52.51%) Data Lake
2 261 (36.35%) Power BI
3 218 (30.36%) Data Warehouse
4 212 (29.53%) Azure SQL Database
5 191 (26.60%) SQL Server
6 111 (15.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 97 (13.51%) Big Data
8 82 (11.42%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 70 (9.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 55 (7.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 47 (6.55%) Delta Lake
12 42 (5.85%) Hadoop
13 41 (5.71%) Tableau
14 40 (5.57%) Relational Database
15 39 (5.43%) Metadata
15 39 (5.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 32 (4.46%) NoSQL
17 20 (2.79%) MongoDB
17 20 (2.79%) RDBMS
18 18 (2.51%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 76 (10.58%) Git (software)
2 31 (4.32%) Jenkins
3 27 (3.76%) Visual Studio
4 26 (3.62%) JIRA
5 14 (1.95%) Gradle
5 14 (1.95%) Maven
5 14 (1.95%) TeamCity
6 11 (1.53%) Visual Studio Team System
7 9 (1.25%) Subversion
8 8 (1.11%) kappa
8 8 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (0.97%) ER Studio
9 7 (0.97%) ERwin
10 6 (0.84%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (0.84%) PowerDesigner
11 5 (0.70%) MLflow
11 5 (0.70%) Selenium
12 4 (0.56%) NUnit
13 3 (0.42%) git-flow
13 3 (0.42%) Postman
General
1 131 (18.25%) Social Skills
2 109 (15.18%) Finance
3 48 (6.69%) Banking
4 42 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
5 36 (5.01%) Investment Banking
6 28 (3.90%) Public Sector
7 27 (3.76%) Presentation Skills
8 23 (3.20%) Retail
9 15 (2.09%) Back Office
9 15 (2.09%) Law
9 15 (2.09%) Marketing
10 13 (1.81%) Legal
11 12 (1.67%) Financial Institution
12 9 (1.25%) Publishing
13 5 (0.70%) Influencing Skills
14 4 (0.56%) French Language
15 3 (0.42%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.42%) Organisational Skills
15 3 (0.42%) Telecoms
16 2 (0.28%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 258 (35.93%) Data Engineer
2 195 (27.16%) Azure Engineer
3 147 (20.47%) Developer
4 139 (19.36%) Architect
5 76 (10.58%) Azure Architect
6 72 (10.03%) Data Architect
7 59 (8.22%) Azure Developer
8 53 (7.38%) Solutions Architect
9 40 (5.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 39 (5.43%) DevOps Engineer
11 35 (4.87%) Analyst
12 32 (4.46%) Consultant
13 31 (4.32%) SQL Developer
14 29 (4.04%) Power BI Developer
15 28 (3.90%) Azure DevOps Engineer
16 24 (3.34%) Cloud Architect
17 23 (3.20%) Azure DevOps
17 23 (3.20%) Cloud Engineer
17 23 (3.20%) Data Analyst
18 22 (3.06%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (11.98%) .NET
2 60 (8.36%) Kafka
3 46 (6.41%) JSON
4 45 (6.27%) PySpark
5 41 (5.71%) REST
6 30 (4.18%) .NET Framework
7 26 (3.62%) XML
8 25 (3.48%) ARM Templates
8 25 (3.48%) Spark Streaming
9 24 (3.34%) ASP.NET
9 24 (3.34%) Web Services
10 23 (3.20%) .NET Core
11 18 (2.51%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (1.95%) SOAP
13 12 (1.67%) Entity Framework
14 10 (1.39%) AngularJS
14 10 (1.39%) SAML
15 9 (1.25%) EDI
15 9 (1.25%) pytest
16 8 (1.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 28 (3.90%) Cloud Native
2 20 (2.79%) Public Cloud
3 18 (2.51%) Data Structures
3 18 (2.51%) User Experience
4 17 (2.37%) Algorithms
5 16 (2.23%) Data Protection Act
5 16 (2.23%) Legacy Systems
6 15 (2.09%) Tandem
7 14 (1.95%) Greenfield Project
8 11 (1.53%) Hedge funds
9 9 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (0.97%) Virtual Team
11 6 (0.84%) Legacy Applications
11 6 (0.84%) Reference Data
12 4 (0.56%) Enterprise Cloud
12 4 (0.56%) FMCG
12 4 (0.56%) Grid Computing
12 4 (0.56%) Linux Command Line
12 4 (0.56%) Management Information System
13 3 (0.42%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 15 (2.09%) Windows
2 12 (1.67%) Linux
3 5 (0.70%) Unix
4 4 (0.56%) VMS
5 2 (0.28%) Debian
5 2 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.28%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.14%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 326 (45.40%) DevOps
2 274 (38.16%) Business Intelligence
3 245 (34.12%) Analytics
4 191 (26.60%) Agile Software Development
5 190 (26.46%) ETL
6 188 (26.18%) Data Modelling
7 114 (15.88%) Data Pipeline
8 108 (15.04%) Scrum
9 106 (14.76%) Migration
10 95 (13.23%) Data Engineering
11 61 (8.50%) Visualisation
12 60 (8.36%) Data Integration
13 57 (7.94%) Data Ingestion
13 57 (7.94%) Data Transformation
13 57 (7.94%) Machine Learning
14 50 (6.96%) Data Architecture
14 50 (6.96%) Microservices
15 49 (6.82%) Test Automation
16 47 (6.55%) Data Science
17 45 (6.27%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 404 (56.27%) SQL
2 244 (33.98%) Python
3 115 (16.02%) C#
4 90 (12.53%) PowerShell
5 67 (9.33%) T-SQL
6 63 (8.77%) Scala
7 46 (6.41%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 39 (5.43%) Java
9 29 (4.04%) R
10 24 (3.34%) JavaScript
11 20 (2.79%) Bash Shell
12 6 (0.84%) Perl
12 6 (0.84%) U-SQL
13 5 (0.70%) COBOL
13 5 (0.70%) PHP
14 4 (0.56%) C++
14 4 (0.56%) Go
15 3 (0.42%) HiveQL
15 3 (0.42%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.42%) VBA
Qualifications
1 30 (4.18%) Degree
2 26 (3.62%) Security Cleared
3 22 (3.06%) SC Cleared
4 16 (2.23%) PhD
5 14 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
6 9 (1.25%) Numerate Degree
7 7 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.42%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.28%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.28%) TOGAF Certification
10 1 (0.14%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 1 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.14%) CISSP
10 1 (0.14%) FFIEC
10 1 (0.14%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.14%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (7.52%) Data Quality
2 16 (2.23%) GDPR
3 8 (1.11%) QA
3 8 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.28%) Accessibility
5 1 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.14%) GLBA
5 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.14%) NIST
5 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 43 (5.99%) Active Directory
2 21 (2.92%) Docker
3 10 (1.39%) HDFS
3 10 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (1.11%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 47 (6.55%) Kubernetes
2 39 (5.43%) Terraform
3 7 (0.97%) Puppet
4 6 (0.84%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 6 (0.84%) Ansible
5 5 (0.70%) FortiGate
5 5 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.56%) Oozie
6 4 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.42%) Kubeflow
8 2 (0.28%) Control-M
8 2 (0.28%) Grafana
9 1 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.14%) Salt
Vendors
1 422 (58.77%) Databricks
2 239 (33.29%) Microsoft
3 35 (4.87%) Oracle
4 33 (4.60%) SAP
5 29 (4.04%) Salesforce.com
6 15 (2.09%) Informatica
7 10 (1.39%) Alteryx
7 10 (1.39%) Cloudera
7 10 (1.39%) MuleSoft
7 10 (1.39%) StreamSets
8 8 (1.11%) Hortonworks
9 6 (0.84%) BiZZdesign
10 5 (0.70%) CheckPoint
10 5 (0.70%) Cisco
10 5 (0.70%) Google
11 4 (0.56%) Atlassian
12 3 (0.42%) New Relic
12 3 (0.42%) PagerDuty
12 3 (0.42%) Reuters
12 3 (0.42%) Teradata