Period
to 24 July 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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 278 367 530
Rank change year-on-year +89 +163 +185
Contract jobs citing Azure Data Factory 549 191 320
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.97% 0.57% 0.38%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.77% 1.83% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 132 226
10th Percentile £413 £400 £413
25th Percentile £457 £436 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £519 £500
Median % change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75% -
75th Percentile £612 £588 £600
90th Percentile £675 £675 £688
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 19,827 10,462 24,400
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 35.03% 31.34% 29.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,219 7,524 17,103
10th Percentile £325 £313 £313
25th Percentile £419 £413 £409
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £520 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £606 £600 £588
90th Percentile £694 £688 £660
UK median daily rate £515 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +3.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 329 142 297
10th Percentile £11.55 £13.29 £12.68
25th Percentile £14.00 £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year - -4.76% +10.53%
75th Percentile £39.50 £36.88 £40.00
90th Percentile £65.05 £54.88 £58.20
UK median hourly rate £21.05 £20.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +5.25% -2.44% +16.91%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +52 344 £550 +4.76% 74
North of England +12 61 £475 +18.75% 29
South East -18 44 £540 -10.93% 21
Yorkshire +6 27 £428 +6.54% 9
North West -4 27 £519 +29.69% 19
Midlands -25 24 £483 +1.58% 20
West Midlands -32 19 £475 - 17
South West -10 12 £506 +14.08% 8
East of England -19 9 £375 -21.05% 7
North East - 7 £620 - 1
East Midlands -14 5 £570 - 3
Azure Data Factory
UK

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 549 (100.00%) Azure
2 340 (61.93%) SQL
3 330 (60.11%) Databricks
4 290 (52.82%) Data Lake
5 241 (43.90%) DevOps
6 228 (41.53%) Analytics
7 209 (38.07%) Business Intelligence
8 207 (37.70%) Python
9 199 (36.25%) Power Platform
9 199 (36.25%) Data Warehouse
10 196 (35.70%) Microsoft
11 193 (35.15%) Azure SQL Database
12 185 (33.70%) Power BI
13 181 (32.97%) Azure Synapse Analytics
14 172 (31.33%) Agile Software Development
15 156 (28.42%) Data Modelling
15 156 (28.42%) ETL
16 144 (26.23%) SQL Server
17 105 (19.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 104 (18.94%) Scrum
19 89 (16.21%) Serverless
20 86 (15.66%) C#
21 85 (15.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 85 (15.48%) Azure Cosmos DB
22 83 (15.12%) Data Engineering
22 83 (15.12%) Finance
23 80 (14.57%) Social Skills
24 78 (14.21%) Data Pipeline
24 78 (14.21%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
24 78 (14.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 74 (13.48%) Apache Spark
2 19 (3.46%) SharePoint
3 17 (3.10%) Apache
4 8 (1.46%) Apache Airflow
4 8 (1.46%) Apache Pig
5 4 (0.73%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.55%) ArcGIS
7 2 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.36%) Confluence
7 2 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.36%) SAS
8 1 (0.18%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 7 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.36%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (2.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.36%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.18%) Aligne
3 1 (0.18%) Maximo
3 1 (0.18%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 549 (100.00%) Azure
2 199 (36.25%) Power Platform
3 181 (32.97%) Azure Synapse Analytics
4 89 (16.21%) Serverless
5 85 (15.48%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 77 (14.03%) Azure Functions
7 61 (11.11%) Azure Storage
8 42 (7.65%) AWS
9 39 (7.10%) PaaS
10 36 (6.56%) Azure Logic Apps
10 36 (6.56%) Azure Machine Learning
11 26 (4.74%) Azure Active Directory
11 26 (4.74%) Azure Stack
12 24 (4.37%) Azure Key Vault
12 24 (4.37%) GCP
13 21 (3.83%) PowerApps
14 19 (3.46%) Azure Service Bus
14 19 (3.46%) Microsoft 365
14 19 (3.46%) Snowflake
15 18 (3.28%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.09%) Firewall
1 6 (1.09%) FTP
2 5 (0.91%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (0.55%) VPN
4 2 (0.36%) Network Security
4 2 (0.36%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.18%) DNS
5 1 (0.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 290 (52.82%) Data Lake
2 199 (36.25%) Data Warehouse
3 193 (35.15%) Azure SQL Database
4 185 (33.70%) Power BI
5 144 (26.23%) SQL Server
6 105 (19.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 85 (15.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 78 (14.21%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 78 (14.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 55 (10.02%) Big Data
10 40 (7.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 39 (7.10%) Tableau
12 31 (5.65%) Hadoop
13 30 (5.46%) NoSQL
14 27 (4.92%) Delta Lake
15 25 (4.55%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 25 (4.55%) Metadata
15 25 (4.55%) Relational Database
16 20 (3.64%) OLTP
17 19 (3.46%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 39 (7.10%) Git (software)
2 26 (4.74%) Visual Studio
3 17 (3.10%) JIRA
4 14 (2.55%) Jenkins
5 9 (1.64%) NUnit
6 8 (1.46%) kappa
7 6 (1.09%) MLflow
7 6 (1.09%) Visual Studio Team System
8 5 (0.91%) PowerDesigner
9 4 (0.73%) ERwin
9 4 (0.73%) git-flow
9 4 (0.73%) Jasmine
9 4 (0.73%) Karma Test Runner
9 4 (0.73%) Moq
9 4 (0.73%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (0.55%) ER Studio
10 3 (0.55%) Selenium
10 3 (0.55%) SpecFlow
10 3 (0.55%) Subversion
11 2 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 83 (15.12%) Finance
2 80 (14.57%) Social Skills
3 32 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (4.37%) Public Sector
5 21 (3.83%) Banking
6 17 (3.10%) Retail
7 10 (1.82%) Back Office
8 8 (1.46%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.46%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.28%) Games
9 7 (1.28%) Presentation Skills
10 5 (0.91%) Law
11 4 (0.73%) Publishing
12 2 (0.36%) Automotive
12 2 (0.36%) Documentation Skills
12 2 (0.36%) French Language
12 2 (0.36%) Marketing
13 1 (0.18%) Electronics
13 1 (0.18%) Organisational Skills
13 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 201 (36.61%) Data Engineer
2 172 (31.33%) Azure Engineer
3 105 (19.13%) Architect
4 91 (16.58%) Developer
5 57 (10.38%) Azure Architect
6 51 (9.29%) Data Architect
7 40 (7.29%) Solutions Architect
8 35 (6.38%) DevOps Engineer
9 32 (5.83%) Azure Developer
10 29 (5.28%) Consultant
11 27 (4.92%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 24 (4.37%) Analyst
13 23 (4.19%) Azure DevOps
14 21 (3.83%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 20 (3.64%) Senior Data Engineer
16 19 (3.46%) Platform Engineer
16 19 (3.46%) Python Engineer
17 16 (2.91%) Azure Consultant
18 13 (2.37%) Data Consultant
18 13 (2.37%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (9.84%) .NET
2 43 (7.83%) Kafka
3 42 (7.65%) PySpark
4 35 (6.38%) JSON
5 31 (5.65%) REST
6 25 (4.55%) .NET Framework
7 22 (4.01%) .NET Core
8 21 (3.83%) SOAP
9 17 (3.10%) XML
10 14 (2.55%) ASP.NET
10 14 (2.55%) RESTful
10 14 (2.55%) Spark Streaming
10 14 (2.55%) Web Services
11 12 (2.19%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (1.64%) AngularJS
12 9 (1.64%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (1.46%) MDX
13 8 (1.46%) Velocity
13 8 (1.46%) YAML
14 7 (1.28%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (5.65%) Cloud Native
2 19 (3.46%) Data Structures
3 16 (2.91%) Algorithms
4 15 (2.73%) Public Cloud
5 11 (2.00%) Data Protection Act
5 11 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
6 10 (1.82%) Tandem
7 8 (1.46%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.28%) Legacy Applications
8 7 (1.28%) Virtual Team
9 6 (1.09%) Replication
9 6 (1.09%) User Experience
10 5 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.91%) NHS
11 4 (0.73%) BYOD
11 4 (0.73%) Reference Data
11 4 (0.73%) Self-Motivation
12 3 (0.55%) Legacy Systems
13 2 (0.36%) Data Centre
13 2 (0.36%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 16 (2.91%) Linux
2 4 (0.73%) Debian
2 4 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (0.73%) Ubuntu
2 4 (0.73%) VMS
2 4 (0.73%) Windows
3 3 (0.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (43.90%) DevOps
2 228 (41.53%) Analytics
3 209 (38.07%) Business Intelligence
4 172 (31.33%) Agile Software Development
5 156 (28.42%) Data Modelling
5 156 (28.42%) ETL
6 104 (18.94%) Scrum
7 83 (15.12%) Data Engineering
8 78 (14.21%) Data Pipeline
9 76 (13.84%) Migration
10 58 (10.56%) Data Ingestion
11 53 (9.65%) Data Transformation
12 52 (9.47%) Machine Learning
13 45 (8.20%) Data Integration
14 44 (8.01%) Data Migration
15 43 (7.83%) Data Science
15 43 (7.83%) Visualisation
16 37 (6.74%) Software Engineering
17 35 (6.38%) Data Analytics
17 35 (6.38%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 340 (61.93%) SQL
2 207 (37.70%) Python
3 86 (15.66%) C#
4 67 (12.20%) T-SQL
5 51 (9.29%) PowerShell
6 50 (9.11%) Scala
7 36 (6.56%) Java
8 28 (5.10%) JavaScript
9 19 (3.46%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 17 (3.10%) R
11 7 (1.28%) U-SQL
12 5 (0.91%) Bash Shell
12 5 (0.91%) Perl
12 5 (0.91%) PHP
13 4 (0.73%) TypeScript
14 3 (0.55%) COBOL
14 3 (0.55%) VBA
15 2 (0.36%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.36%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.36%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (6.01%) Security Cleared
2 24 (4.37%) Degree
3 20 (3.64%) SC Cleared
4 12 (2.19%) PhD
5 10 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (1.28%) Numerate Degree
7 5 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (0.91%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.55%) TOGAF Certification
9 2 (0.36%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (7.65%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.73%) GDPR
3 4 (0.73%) QA
4 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 18 (3.28%) Docker
3 9 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (1.09%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 38 (6.92%) Terraform
2 32 (5.83%) Kubernetes
3 9 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (1.64%) Puppet
4 6 (1.09%) Oozie
5 5 (0.91%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 5 (0.91%) Ansible
5 5 (0.91%) FortiGate
5 5 (0.91%) Kubeflow
6 2 (0.36%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.18%) Salt
Vendors
1 330 (60.11%) Databricks
2 196 (35.70%) Microsoft
3 20 (3.64%) Salesforce.com
4 19 (3.46%) SAP
5 15 (2.73%) Oracle
6 13 (2.37%) MuleSoft
7 11 (2.00%) Informatica
8 10 (1.82%) Alteryx
9 7 (1.28%) Atlassian
9 7 (1.28%) Dell
10 6 (1.09%) Google
10 6 (1.09%) Talend
11 5 (0.91%) BiZZdesign
11 5 (0.91%) CheckPoint
11 5 (0.91%) Cisco
11 5 (0.91%) Cloudera
11 5 (0.91%) New Relic
11 5 (0.91%) PagerDuty
12 4 (0.73%) HubSpot
12 4 (0.73%) Red Hat