Period
to 30 March 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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 388 515 761
Rank change year-on-year +127 +246 +15
Contract jobs citing Azure Data Factory 317 343 105
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.56% 0.39% 0.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.83% 1.40% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 245 76
Median daily rate £495 £500 £498
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.00% +0.50% -9.55%
10th Percentile £413 £356 £400
90th Percentile £671 £625 £636
UK median daily rate £495 £500 £478
% change year-on-year -1.00% +4.71% -13.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £50.00
UK median hourly rate £35.00 - £50.00

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 17,289 24,500 19,251
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 30.58% 27.54% 20.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,720 17,051 13,307
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £288 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 337 276 235
Median hourly rate £24.20 £18.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.58% -8.75% +5.26%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.06 £11.45
90th Percentile £56.75 £58.75 £47.95
Median hourly rate £23.35 £18.66 £19.00
% change year-on-year +25.11% -1.79% +5.56%

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 March 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 30 March 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 +117 194 £500 - 29
South East +76 44 £498 -2.93% 9
North of England +73 24 £573 +30.86% 9
Midlands +48 23 £475 - 9
South West +37 18 £470 +10.59% 1
West Midlands +38 16 £475 - 8
Yorkshire +54 12 £650 +92.59% 5
East of England +48 12 £475 +5.56% 4
North West +40 12 £535 +12.63% 4
East Midlands - 7 £450 - 1
Azure Data Factory
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 317 (100.00%) Azure
2 233 (73.50%) SQL
3 182 (57.41%) Data Lake
4 159 (50.16%) Business Intelligence
5 158 (49.84%) Microsoft
6 152 (47.95%) Data Warehouse
7 133 (41.96%) Azure SQL Database
8 131 (41.32%) Power Platform
9 129 (40.69%) Power BI
10 114 (35.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 109 (34.38%) Databricks
12 105 (33.12%) SQL Server
13 102 (32.18%) Analytics
14 100 (31.55%) ETL
15 89 (28.08%) Agile Software Development
16 85 (26.81%) DevOps
17 83 (26.18%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
18 81 (25.55%) Python
19 65 (20.50%) Data Modelling
20 64 (20.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 62 (19.56%) C#
22 51 (16.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 47 (14.83%) T-SQL
24 46 (14.51%) Finance
24 46 (14.51%) Kimball Methodology
25 42 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
26 41 (12.93%) Serverless
26 41 (12.93%) Migration
27 39 (12.30%) Data Engineering
27 39 (12.30%) Data Architecture

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 13 (4.10%) Apache Spark
2 10 (3.15%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.84%) CMS
4 3 (0.95%) Apache Pig
4 3 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (0.95%) Confluence
5 2 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (0.63%) EPiServer
5 2 (0.63%) IIS
5 2 (0.63%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (0.63%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.32%) Apache
6 1 (0.32%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (4.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.26%) SPSS
3 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (3.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.89%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 5 (1.58%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.63%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 317 (100.00%) Azure
2 131 (41.32%) Power Platform
3 41 (12.93%) Serverless
4 37 (11.67%) Azure Functions
5 28 (8.83%) Data Lake Analytics
6 24 (7.57%) Azure Stack
7 20 (6.31%) PaaS
8 18 (5.68%) Azure Machine Learning
9 16 (5.05%) Azure Active Directory
10 13 (4.10%) Dynamics 365
11 11 (3.47%) AWS
11 11 (3.47%) PowerApps
12 8 (2.52%) IaaS
13 4 (1.26%) AWS Lambda
13 4 (1.26%) GCP
13 4 (1.26%) Office 365
13 4 (1.26%) SaaS
14 2 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
14 2 (0.63%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.63%) DNS
1 2 (0.63%) Firewall
1 2 (0.63%) MPLS
1 2 (0.63%) PBX
1 2 (0.63%) Reverse Proxy
1 2 (0.63%) SSL
1 2 (0.63%) VLAN
1 2 (0.63%) VPLS
1 2 (0.63%) VPN
2 1 (0.32%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (57.41%) Data Lake
2 152 (47.95%) Data Warehouse
3 133 (41.96%) Azure SQL Database
4 129 (40.69%) Power BI
5 114 (35.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 105 (33.12%) SQL Server
7 83 (26.18%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 64 (20.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 51 (16.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 31 (9.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 27 (8.52%) Big Data
12 19 (5.99%) Cosmos DB
13 17 (5.36%) NoSQL
14 16 (5.05%) Relational Database
15 11 (3.47%) Snowflake Schema
16 9 (2.84%) OLAP
17 8 (2.52%) HDInsight
18 6 (1.89%) Data Mart
18 6 (1.89%) OLAP Cube
18 6 (1.89%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 19 (5.99%) Visual Studio Team System
2 15 (4.73%) Git (software)
3 9 (2.84%) Visual Studio
4 7 (2.21%) Selenium
5 5 (1.58%) SpecFlow
5 5 (1.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (1.26%) NUnit
7 3 (0.95%) JIRA
8 2 (0.63%) Moq
8 2 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.32%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.32%) ER Studio
9 1 (0.32%) ERwin
9 1 (0.32%) GitLab
9 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.32%) Postman
9 1 (0.32%) PowerDesigner
9 1 (0.32%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 46 (14.51%) Finance
2 27 (8.52%) Retail
3 13 (4.10%) Legal
4 7 (2.21%) Front Office
5 6 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (1.58%) Public Sector
7 4 (1.26%) Banking
8 2 (0.63%) Back Office
8 2 (0.63%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.63%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.32%) Law
Job Titles
1 103 (32.49%) Developer
2 89 (28.08%) Data Engineer
3 88 (27.76%) Azure Engineer
4 69 (21.77%) Architect
5 63 (19.87%) Azure Developer
6 46 (14.51%) Azure Architect
7 45 (14.20%) Data Architect
8 34 (10.73%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 25 (7.89%) SQL Developer
10 15 (4.73%) C# Developer
10 15 (4.73%) Consultant
11 14 (4.42%) DevOps Engineer
12 13 (4.10%) ETL Developer
12 13 (4.10%) SQL BI Developer
13 12 (3.79%) .NET Developer
13 12 (3.79%) Azure Consultant
13 12 (3.79%) Azure DevOps Engineer
14 9 (2.84%) Integration Architect
14 9 (2.84%) Senior Data Engineer
15 8 (2.52%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (10.09%) .NET
2 18 (5.68%) PySpark
3 14 (4.42%) XML
4 13 (4.10%) MDX
5 11 (3.47%) Web Services
6 9 (2.84%) JSON
7 6 (1.89%) REST
8 5 (1.58%) .NET Framework
9 4 (1.26%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (1.26%) Kafka
10 3 (0.95%) .NET Core
10 3 (0.95%) AngularJS
10 3 (0.95%) ASP.NET
10 3 (0.95%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (0.95%) Velocity
11 2 (0.63%) HTML
11 2 (0.63%) LDAP
11 2 (0.63%) WCF
11 2 (0.63%) WinForms
11 2 (0.63%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 42 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (7.26%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.26%) Cloud Native
4 4 (1.26%) FMCG
4 4 (1.26%) Management Information System
5 3 (0.95%) Data Structures
5 3 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (0.63%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.63%) Clustering
6 2 (0.63%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.63%) Replication
6 2 (0.63%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.32%) Marketing Technology
7 1 (0.32%) NHS
7 1 (0.32%) PMI
7 1 (0.32%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (5.05%) Windows
2 6 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (1.89%) Windows Server 2016
3 3 (0.95%) Linux
4 2 (0.63%) Debian
4 2 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.63%) Ubuntu
4 2 (0.63%) VMS
5 1 (0.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (50.16%) Business Intelligence
2 102 (32.18%) Analytics
3 100 (31.55%) ETL
4 89 (28.08%) Agile Software Development
5 85 (26.81%) DevOps
6 65 (20.50%) Data Modelling
7 46 (14.51%) Kimball Methodology
8 41 (12.93%) Migration
9 39 (12.30%) Data Architecture
9 39 (12.30%) Data Engineering
10 37 (11.67%) Machine Learning
11 30 (9.46%) Test Automation
12 29 (9.15%) Visualisation
13 26 (8.20%) Dimensional Modelling
14 24 (7.57%) Data Integration
14 24 (7.57%) Data Science
15 23 (7.26%) Data Migration
16 22 (6.94%) Scrum
17 21 (6.62%) Continuous Integration
18 18 (5.68%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 233 (73.50%) SQL
2 81 (25.55%) Python
3 62 (19.56%) C#
4 47 (14.83%) T-SQL
5 30 (9.46%) PowerShell
6 20 (6.31%) Scala
7 19 (5.99%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 11 (3.47%) R
9 7 (2.21%) Java
10 6 (1.89%) JavaScript
11 5 (1.58%) C
12 3 (0.95%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.63%) Perl
13 2 (0.63%) PHP
13 2 (0.63%) U-SQL
13 2 (0.63%) VBA
14 1 (0.32%) C++
14 1 (0.32%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.32%) VC++
Qualifications
1 6 (1.89%) Security Cleared
2 4 (1.26%) Degree
2 4 (1.26%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.63%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (0.32%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.73%) GDPR
2 11 (3.47%) QA
3 9 (2.84%) Data Quality
System Software
1 17 (5.36%) Active Directory
2 16 (5.05%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (1.26%) Docker
4 1 (0.32%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (0.63%) Kubernetes
1 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.32%) Terraform
Vendors
1 158 (49.84%) Microsoft
2 109 (34.38%) Databricks
3 36 (11.36%) Tableau
4 16 (5.05%) SAP
5 13 (4.10%) Alteryx
5 13 (4.10%) Salesforce.com
6 12 (3.79%) Oracle
7 6 (1.89%) Informatica
7 6 (1.89%) Sparx
8 3 (0.95%) MuleSoft
9 2 (0.63%) Arista
9 2 (0.63%) BiZZdesign
9 2 (0.63%) Cisco
9 2 (0.63%) Cloudera
9 2 (0.63%) Google
9 2 (0.63%) HP
9 2 (0.63%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.63%) Talend
10 1 (0.32%) Dell
10 1 (0.32%) IBM