Period
to 14 August 2020

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 14 August 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 Azure Data Factory
UK > England
6 months to
14 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 334 503 703
Rank change year-on-year +169 +200 +98
Contract jobs citing Azure Data Factory 179 315 176
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.59% 0.38% 0.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.90% 1.31% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 228 122
Median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £400 £413 £400
90th Percentile £675 £663 £700
UK median daily rate £513 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -30.00% -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year - -30.00% -

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 9,444 24,084 20,980
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 31.29% 29.11% 22.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,330 16,543 14,547
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £313 £310 £306
90th Percentile £700 £660 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 208 361 296
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.56% +16.88% -8.33%
10th Percentile £16.13 £13.25 £12.13
90th Percentile £51.98 £73.75 £73.75
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £18.95
% change year-on-year +62.79% +13.49% -1.90%

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 14 August 2020.

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 14 August 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 +112 101 £550 +6.80% 12
South East +163 28 £606 +23.72% 4
Midlands +99 17 £475 -13.64% 13
North of England +109 13 £400 -11.11% 6
West Midlands +68 12 £475 -16.48% 9
North West +80 10 £450 - 4
East of England +80 9 £475 +5.56% 3
South West +73 6 £431 -13.75% 4
East Midlands +67 5 - - 4
Yorkshire +83 3 £375 -34.78% 1
Azure Data Factory
UK

For the 6 months to 14 August 2020, 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.

1 179 (100.00%) Azure
2 115 (64.25%) SQL
3 92 (51.40%) Data Lake
4 81 (45.25%) Databricks
5 75 (41.90%) Data Warehouse
5 75 (41.90%) Business Intelligence
6 74 (41.34%) Microsoft
7 69 (38.55%) Azure SQL Database
8 68 (37.99%) DevOps
9 62 (34.64%) Agile Software Development
10 58 (32.40%) Power Platform
11 56 (31.28%) SQL Server
12 55 (30.73%) Power BI
13 54 (30.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 49 (27.37%) ETL
15 45 (25.14%) Python
15 45 (25.14%) Analytics
16 43 (24.02%) Data Modelling
17 42 (23.46%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
18 37 (20.67%) Logic Apps
19 35 (19.55%) C#
20 34 (18.99%) T-SQL
21 33 (18.44%) Scrum
22 30 (16.76%) Finance
23 27 (15.08%) PowerShell
24 25 (13.97%) Big Data
25 24 (13.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
25 24 (13.41%) Java
26 22 (12.29%) .NET
26 22 (12.29%) Apache Spark

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 22 (12.29%) Apache Spark
2 6 (3.35%) Apache Pig
3 3 (1.68%) Confluence
4 1 (0.56%) SAS
4 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.56%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (2.79%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (2.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.23%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.56%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 179 (100.00%) Azure
2 58 (32.40%) Power Platform
3 37 (20.67%) Logic Apps
4 20 (11.17%) Serverless
5 17 (9.50%) Azure Functions
6 16 (8.94%) Dynamics 365
7 14 (7.82%) Azure Active Directory
8 13 (7.26%) PowerApps
9 10 (5.59%) AWS
10 7 (3.91%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (3.91%) Amazon S3
11 6 (3.35%) Azure Stack
12 5 (2.79%) GitHub
12 5 (2.79%) Power Automate
13 4 (2.23%) Datadog
13 4 (2.23%) PaaS
14 2 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
14 2 (1.12%) Data Lake Analytics
15 1 (0.56%) GCP
15 1 (0.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.12%) DNS
1 2 (1.12%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (51.40%) Data Lake
2 75 (41.90%) Data Warehouse
3 69 (38.55%) Azure SQL Database
4 56 (31.28%) SQL Server
5 55 (30.73%) Power BI
6 54 (30.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 42 (23.46%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 25 (13.97%) Big Data
9 24 (13.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 19 (10.61%) Cosmos DB
11 12 (6.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 12 (6.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (5.59%) HDInsight
13 8 (4.47%) Amazon RDS
13 8 (4.47%) Hadoop
13 8 (4.47%) SAP HANA
14 6 (3.35%) MySQL
14 6 (3.35%) SAP BW
14 6 (3.35%) Snowflake Schema
15 4 (2.23%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 20 (11.17%) Git (software)
2 14 (7.82%) Visual Studio Team System
3 8 (4.47%) Artifactory
3 8 (4.47%) GitLab
4 7 (3.91%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (2.79%) SpecFlow
5 5 (2.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (2.79%) Subversion
6 4 (2.23%) JIRA
6 4 (2.23%) JUnit
6 4 (2.23%) Selenium
6 4 (2.23%) SonarQube
7 3 (1.68%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.56%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.56%) ProC
8 1 (0.56%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.56%) Toad
General
1 30 (16.76%) Finance
2 7 (3.91%) Marketing
3 6 (3.35%) Banking
4 5 (2.79%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (2.79%) Public Sector
5 3 (1.68%) Front Office
5 3 (1.68%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.12%) Legal
7 1 (0.56%) Games
7 1 (0.56%) Law
7 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 65 (36.31%) Azure Engineer
2 60 (33.52%) Data Engineer
3 42 (23.46%) Developer
4 27 (15.08%) Azure Developer
5 24 (13.41%) Architect
6 17 (9.50%) DevOps Engineer
7 14 (7.82%) Azure Architect
8 13 (7.26%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 13 (7.26%) Big Data Engineer
8 13 (7.26%) Data Architect
9 11 (6.15%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 11 (6.15%) SQL Developer
10 9 (5.03%) Azure DevOps
10 9 (5.03%) Integration Developer
10 9 (5.03%) Python Engineer
10 9 (5.03%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (4.47%) Consultant
12 6 (3.35%) Azure Consultant
12 6 (3.35%) Lead DevOps
12 6 (3.35%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (12.29%) .NET
2 17 (9.50%) PySpark
3 14 (7.82%) Kafka
4 10 (5.59%) XML
5 9 (5.03%) JSON
6 7 (3.91%) .NET Framework
7 4 (2.23%) ADO
7 4 (2.23%) Velocity
7 4 (2.23%) Web Services
8 3 (1.68%) MDX
8 3 (1.68%) Middleware
8 3 (1.68%) YAML
9 2 (1.12%) EDI
10 1 (0.56%) ADO.NET
10 1 (0.56%) Matplotlib
10 1 (0.56%) Node.js
10 1 (0.56%) NumPy
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (0.56%) REST
10 1 (0.56%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.91%) Data Structures
2 7 (3.91%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (3.91%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.35%) Cloud Native
3 6 (3.35%) FMCG
3 6 (3.35%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (2.23%) PMI
5 3 (1.68%) Replication
6 2 (1.12%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.12%) User Experience
7 1 (0.56%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.56%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.56%) Reinsurance
7 1 (0.56%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.56%) Social Media
7 1 (0.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.50%) Windows
2 14 (7.82%) Linux
3 6 (3.35%) Debian
3 6 (3.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (3.35%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.56%) Unix
4 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (41.90%) Business Intelligence
2 68 (37.99%) DevOps
3 62 (34.64%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (27.37%) ETL
5 45 (25.14%) Analytics
6 43 (24.02%) Data Modelling
7 33 (18.44%) Scrum
8 20 (11.17%) Data Engineering
9 17 (9.50%) Data Integration
9 17 (9.50%) Data Science
9 17 (9.50%) ERP
9 17 (9.50%) Kimball Methodology
10 16 (8.94%) Dimensional Modelling
10 16 (8.94%) Microservices
11 14 (7.82%) Migration
11 14 (7.82%) Test Automation
12 12 (6.70%) Data Ingestion
12 12 (6.70%) Data Migration
13 11 (6.15%) Data Analytics
13 11 (6.15%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 115 (64.25%) SQL
2 45 (25.14%) Python
3 35 (19.55%) C#
4 34 (18.99%) T-SQL
5 27 (15.08%) PowerShell
6 24 (13.41%) Java
7 12 (6.70%) JavaScript
8 8 (4.47%) PHP
9 7 (3.91%) Scala
10 6 (3.35%) Perl
10 6 (3.35%) R
11 4 (2.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 3 (1.68%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.68%) VBA
13 2 (1.12%) C
13 2 (1.12%) TypeScript
13 2 (1.12%) VC++
14 1 (0.56%) PROC SQL
14 1 (0.56%) U-SQL
14 1 (0.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (5.59%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (2.79%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.23%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.56%) Degree
4 1 (0.56%) MCSA
4 1 (0.56%) MCSE
4 1 (0.56%) MCTS
4 1 (0.56%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.91%) Data Quality
1 7 (3.91%) QA
2 2 (1.12%) GDPR
System Software
1 14 (7.82%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.47%) Docker
3 5 (2.79%) HDFS
4 2 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (8.38%) Kubernetes
2 5 (2.79%) Ansible
3 4 (2.23%) Nagios
3 4 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.23%) Puppet
4 2 (1.12%) Terraform
5 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 81 (45.25%) Databricks
2 74 (41.34%) Microsoft
3 18 (10.06%) SAP
4 13 (7.26%) Tableau
5 9 (5.03%) StreamSets
6 7 (3.91%) MuleSoft
6 7 (3.91%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (3.35%) Cloudera
7 6 (3.35%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.23%) Alteryx
8 4 (2.23%) New Relic
8 4 (2.23%) Oracle
8 4 (2.23%) Sparx
9 3 (1.68%) Talend
10 2 (1.12%) BiZZdesign
10 2 (1.12%) Google
10 2 (1.12%) Informatica
11 1 (0.56%) Hortonworks
11 1 (0.56%) HP
11 1 (0.56%) Teradata