Period
to 8 May 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 8 May 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
8 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 300 396 518
Rank change year-on-year +96 +122 +208
Contract jobs citing Azure Data Factory 352 228 325
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.79% 0.49% 0.39%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.28% 1.59% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 155 238
10th Percentile £388 £402 £350
25th Percentile £429 £438 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £505 £495 £500
Median % change year-on-year +2.02% -1.00% -
75th Percentile £581 £575 £575
90th Percentile £639 £675 £645
UK median daily rate £513 £495 £500
% change year-on-year +3.54% -1.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £66.50 - £24.50
UK median hourly rate £49.25 - £24.50

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 15,425 14,336 23,773
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.49% 30.79% 28.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,115 10,175 16,756
10th Percentile £313 £292 £313
25th Percentile £413 £400 £412
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £500
75th Percentile £594 £594 £588
90th Percentile £675 £675 £663
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 249 224 237
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.75 £11.00
25th Percentile £14.50 £16.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate £21.05 £20.00 £18.00
Median % change year-on-year +5.25% +11.11% -5.26%
75th Percentile £38.75 £40.00 £32.25
90th Percentile £61.00 £60.10 £50.30
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £17.95
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.42% +2.40%

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 8 May 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 8 May 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 +43 218 £525 +5.00% 30
North of England +47 30 £525 -3.67% 14
South East +43 29 £525 -4.55% 24
North West +28 19 £525 -3.67% 5
Midlands +17 15 £450 -5.26% 13
West Midlands +6 13 £450 -5.26% 12
Yorkshire +23 9 £458 -29.62% 5
South West +42 8 £525 +10.53% 1
East of England +23 6 £325 -31.58% 6
North East - 3 £635 - 4
East Midlands +17 2 £538 +19.44% 1
Azure Data Factory
UK

For the 6 months to 8 May 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.

1 352 (100.00%) Azure
2 216 (61.36%) SQL
3 185 (52.56%) Databricks
4 172 (48.86%) Data Lake
5 146 (41.48%) Data Warehouse
6 133 (37.78%) Business Intelligence
7 131 (37.22%) Analytics
7 131 (37.22%) DevOps
8 120 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
9 118 (33.52%) Microsoft
10 115 (32.67%) Data Modelling
11 113 (32.10%) Python
11 113 (32.10%) Power Platform
12 110 (31.25%) Azure SQL Database
13 109 (30.97%) Power BI
14 108 (30.68%) Azure Synapse Analytics
15 106 (30.11%) SQL Server
16 103 (29.26%) ETL
17 78 (22.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 64 (18.18%) Social Skills
19 63 (17.90%) Data Pipeline
19 63 (17.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 59 (16.76%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
21 56 (15.91%) Serverless
22 54 (15.34%) Data Engineering
23 53 (15.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 52 (14.77%) Scrum
25 51 (14.49%) Finance
26 49 (13.92%) Azure Functions
27 48 (13.64%) 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 37 (10.51%) Apache Spark
2 15 (4.26%) Apache
3 12 (3.41%) Apache Airflow
3 12 (3.41%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.42%) ArcGIS
5 3 (0.85%) Confluence
5 3 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.85%) IIS
6 1 (0.28%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.28%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.28%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.57%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.85%) Aligne
2 3 (0.85%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 352 (100.00%) Azure
2 113 (32.10%) Power Platform
3 108 (30.68%) Azure Synapse Analytics
4 56 (15.91%) Serverless
5 49 (13.92%) Azure Functions
6 48 (13.64%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 27 (7.67%) AWS
8 26 (7.39%) Azure Storage
9 24 (6.82%) PaaS
10 18 (5.11%) Azure Logic Apps
11 17 (4.83%) Azure Machine Learning
12 12 (3.41%) GCP
13 11 (3.13%) IaaS
14 10 (2.84%) Azure Key Vault
14 10 (2.84%) Azure Service Bus
14 10 (2.84%) Dynamics 365
15 9 (2.56%) Azure Stack
15 9 (2.56%) PowerApps
16 8 (2.27%) GitHub
17 7 (1.99%) Azure Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.85%) Firewall
2 2 (0.57%) Network Security
2 2 (0.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.57%) VPN
3 1 (0.28%) DMZ
3 1 (0.28%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (48.86%) Data Lake
2 146 (41.48%) Data Warehouse
3 110 (31.25%) Azure SQL Database
4 109 (30.97%) Power BI
5 106 (30.11%) SQL Server
6 78 (22.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 63 (17.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 59 (16.76%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 53 (15.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 27 (7.67%) Big Data
10 27 (7.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 25 (7.10%) Tableau
12 23 (6.53%) NoSQL
13 18 (5.11%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 16 (4.55%) OLTP
15 15 (4.26%) OLAP
16 12 (3.41%) Hadoop
16 12 (3.41%) Snowflake Schema
17 10 (2.84%) HDInsight
17 10 (2.84%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (8.24%) Git (software)
2 13 (3.69%) Jenkins
2 13 (3.69%) JIRA
3 10 (2.84%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.14%) Jasmine
4 4 (1.14%) Karma Test Runner
4 4 (1.14%) Moq
4 4 (1.14%) NUnit
5 3 (0.85%) Artifactory
5 3 (0.85%) kappa
5 3 (0.85%) Liquibase
5 3 (0.85%) PowerDesigner
5 3 (0.85%) Subversion
5 3 (0.85%) TeamCity
5 3 (0.85%) VisualSVN
6 2 (0.57%) ERwin
6 2 (0.57%) MLflow
6 2 (0.57%) SonarQube
6 2 (0.57%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.28%) Maven
General
1 64 (18.18%) Social Skills
2 51 (14.49%) Finance
3 15 (4.26%) Public Sector
4 13 (3.69%) Banking
5 12 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (3.13%) Retail
7 8 (2.27%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.99%) Games
9 5 (1.42%) Back Office
9 5 (1.42%) Publishing
10 4 (1.14%) Presentation Skills
11 3 (0.85%) Law
12 2 (0.57%) Electronics
12 2 (0.57%) Marketing
12 2 (0.57%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.28%) Advertising
13 1 (0.28%) Automotive
13 1 (0.28%) Billing
13 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 141 (40.06%) Data Engineer
2 117 (33.24%) Azure Engineer
3 62 (17.61%) Architect
4 55 (15.63%) Developer
5 42 (11.93%) Data Architect
6 37 (10.51%) Azure Architect
7 20 (5.68%) Analyst
8 17 (4.83%) Azure Developer
8 17 (4.83%) Consultant
8 17 (4.83%) DevOps Engineer
8 17 (4.83%) Python Engineer
9 16 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
10 15 (4.26%) Azure DevOps
11 14 (3.98%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 12 (3.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 12 (3.41%) Platform Engineer
13 10 (2.84%) Azure Consultant
13 10 (2.84%) Lead Developer
13 10 (2.84%) Senior Data Engineer
14 9 (2.56%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (10.80%) PySpark
2 25 (7.10%) JSON
3 24 (6.82%) Kafka
4 17 (4.83%) .NET
5 14 (3.98%) REST
6 12 (3.41%) XML
7 11 (3.13%) SOAP
8 10 (2.84%) .NET Framework
8 10 (2.84%) Velocity
9 8 (2.27%) NumPy
9 8 (2.27%) Pandas
9 8 (2.27%) RESTful
10 6 (1.70%) YAML
11 5 (1.42%) .NET Core
11 5 (1.42%) AngularJS
11 5 (1.42%) Web Services
12 4 (1.14%) Entity Framework
12 4 (1.14%) MDX
12 4 (1.14%) scikit-learn
12 4 (1.14%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 13 (3.69%) Cloud Native
2 10 (2.84%) Algorithms
3 9 (2.56%) Data Structures
4 7 (1.99%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (1.99%) Public Cloud
4 7 (1.99%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (1.42%) NHS
5 5 (1.42%) Tandem
6 4 (1.14%) BYOD
6 4 (1.14%) Virtual Team
7 3 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.85%) Market Risk
7 3 (0.85%) Reference Data
7 3 (0.85%) Replication
7 3 (0.85%) SCADA
8 2 (0.57%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.57%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.57%) User Experience
9 1 (0.28%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.28%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 12 (3.41%) Linux
2 2 (0.57%) Windows
3 1 (0.28%) Debian
3 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.28%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (37.78%) Business Intelligence
2 131 (37.22%) Analytics
2 131 (37.22%) DevOps
3 120 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
4 115 (32.67%) Data Modelling
5 103 (29.26%) ETL
6 63 (17.90%) Data Pipeline
7 54 (15.34%) Data Engineering
8 52 (14.77%) Scrum
9 43 (12.22%) Migration
10 31 (8.81%) Data Migration
10 31 (8.81%) Data Science
11 30 (8.52%) Machine Learning
12 26 (7.39%) Data Architecture
12 26 (7.39%) Data Ingestion
12 26 (7.39%) Data Integration
13 25 (7.10%) Infrastructure as Code
13 25 (7.10%) Performance Tuning
14 23 (6.53%) SDLC
15 22 (6.25%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 216 (61.36%) SQL
2 113 (32.10%) Python
3 39 (11.08%) C#
4 32 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 23 (6.53%) PowerShell
6 17 (4.83%) Java
7 13 (3.69%) Scala
8 10 (2.84%) JavaScript
9 9 (2.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 9 (2.56%) R
10 4 (1.14%) Groovy
10 4 (1.14%) Perl
10 4 (1.14%) TypeScript
11 3 (0.85%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.57%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.28%) COBOL
13 1 (0.28%) PHP
13 1 (0.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (7.67%) Security Cleared
2 14 (3.98%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.56%) Degree
4 6 (1.70%) PhD
5 5 (1.42%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.42%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.28%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.28%) ISEB
7 1 (0.28%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.10%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.70%) QA
3 3 (0.85%) GDPR
4 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (3.69%) Docker
2 10 (2.84%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (1.14%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.85%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 20 (5.68%) Terraform
2 12 (3.41%) Kubernetes
3 5 (1.42%) Ansible
4 4 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.14%) Puppet
5 2 (0.57%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (0.57%) Kubeflow
Vendors
1 185 (52.56%) Databricks
2 118 (33.52%) Microsoft
3 13 (3.69%) Oracle
4 12 (3.41%) SAP
5 7 (1.99%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (1.42%) Dell
6 5 (1.42%) MuleSoft
7 4 (1.14%) Alteryx
7 4 (1.14%) ESRI
7 4 (1.14%) Informatica
7 4 (1.14%) Teradata
8 3 (0.85%) BiZZdesign
8 3 (0.85%) GoldenSource
8 3 (0.85%) JD Edwards
8 3 (0.85%) Micro Focus
8 3 (0.85%) RedGate
8 3 (0.85%) Talend
9 2 (0.57%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.57%) New Relic
9 2 (0.57%) PagerDuty