Period
to 19 July 2019

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 19 July 2019 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
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 514 707 776
Rank change year-on-year +193 +69 +82
Contract jobs citing Azure Data Factory 317 162 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.37% 0.17% 0.054%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.30% 0.78% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 117 29
England median daily rate £500 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.76% +16.67%
10th Percentile £413 £400 £375
90th Percentile £683 £700 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £520
% change year-on-year - -3.85% +15.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
England median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% - -
UK median hourly rate £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 24,470 20,874 13,021
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 28.81% 22.11% 14.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,915 14,401 8,918
England median daily rate £500 £475 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.44% +0.11%
10th Percentile £313 £308 £275
90th Percentile £656 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 330 287 192
England median hourly rate £23.90 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.48% -4.76% +8.78%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.50 £10.53
90th Percentile £70.00 £73.00 £60.40
UK median hourly rate £22.34 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +17.55% - -

Azure Data Factory
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Azure Data Factory as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Azure Data Factory in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Azure Data Factory in England

Azure Data Factory
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Azure Data Factory in England over the 6 months to 19 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Azure Data Factory in England

Azure Data Factory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Azure Data Factory in England.

Contractor 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 19 July 2019. 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 +162 202 £500 +5.26% 34
South East +1 37 £475 -8.65% 26
Midlands +48 27 £600 - 7
West Midlands +25 24 £625 - 6
North of England +41 23 £450 -16.28% 7
South West -6 18 £500 - 2
North West +20 17 £450 -16.28% 7
East of England +26 11 £450 +12.50% 3
Yorkshire - 5 £470 -
East Midlands +28 3 £550 - 1
North East - 1 £450 -
Azure Data Factory
UK

For the 6 months to 19 July 2019, 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%) Microsoft Azure
2 206 (64.98%) SQL
3 184 (58.04%) Data Warehouse
4 169 (53.31%) Business Intelligence
5 150 (47.32%) Microsoft
6 149 (47.00%) Data Lake
7 141 (44.48%) SQL Server
8 137 (43.22%) Power BI
8 137 (43.22%) Power Platform
9 108 (34.07%) Databricks
10 107 (33.75%) Azure SQL Database
11 103 (32.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 97 (30.60%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 96 (30.28%) Agile Software Development
14 85 (26.81%) Big Data
15 83 (26.18%) C#
15 83 (26.18%) ETL
16 80 (25.24%) Python
17 75 (23.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 73 (23.03%) Analytics
19 72 (22.71%) DevOps
20 70 (22.08%) T-SQL
21 65 (20.50%) Data Modelling
22 58 (18.30%) PowerShell
22 58 (18.30%) Apache Spark
23 54 (17.03%) Visual Studio Team System
24 53 (16.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 48 (15.14%) Test Automation
26 46 (14.51%) Finance
27 45 (14.20%) Migration

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 58 (18.30%) Apache Spark
2 16 (5.05%) Apache
3 7 (2.21%) NServiceBus
3 7 (2.21%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.26%) CMS
5 3 (0.95%) ArcGIS
6 2 (0.63%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.32%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 10 (3.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.32%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 317 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 137 (43.22%) Power Platform
3 39 (12.30%) Serverless
4 36 (11.36%) PaaS
5 33 (10.41%) Azure Functions
6 29 (9.15%) Amazon AWS
7 19 (5.99%) Data Lake Analytics
8 14 (4.42%) SaaS
9 13 (4.10%) Azure Active Directory
9 13 (4.10%) IaaS
10 11 (3.47%) Azure Stack
11 9 (2.84%) GitHub
12 8 (2.52%) PowerApps
13 7 (2.21%) Google Cloud Platform
14 6 (1.89%) Azure Machine Learning
15 5 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
15 5 (1.58%) Dynamics 365
16 4 (1.26%) Boomi
17 3 (0.95%) AtomSphere
17 3 (0.95%) NuGet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (58.04%) Data Warehouse
2 149 (47.00%) Data Lake
3 141 (44.48%) SQL Server
4 137 (43.22%) Power BI
5 107 (33.75%) Azure SQL Database
6 103 (32.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 97 (30.60%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 85 (26.81%) Big Data
9 75 (23.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 53 (16.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 39 (12.30%) Hadoop
12 38 (11.99%) Cosmos DB
13 34 (10.73%) SQL Server 2017
14 29 (9.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 23 (7.26%) SQL Server 2014
16 22 (6.94%) NoSQL
17 18 (5.68%) SQL Server 2012
18 9 (2.84%) HDInsight
18 9 (2.84%) Pentaho
18 9 (2.84%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 54 (17.03%) Visual Studio Team System
2 45 (14.20%) Git (software)
3 25 (7.89%) Jenkins
4 23 (7.26%) Visual Studio
5 18 (5.68%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (4.73%) TeamCity
7 13 (4.10%) tSQLt
8 12 (3.79%) Octopus Deploy
9 10 (3.15%) SpecFlow
10 6 (1.89%) JIRA
11 3 (0.95%) Bitbucket
11 3 (0.95%) Bower
11 3 (0.95%) ERwin
11 3 (0.95%) git-flow
11 3 (0.95%) Maven
12 2 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.63%) Concordion
12 2 (0.63%) EasyMock
12 2 (0.63%) Gradle
12 2 (0.63%) Pylint
General
1 46 (14.51%) Finance
2 22 (6.94%) Retail
3 7 (2.21%) Legal
4 4 (1.26%) Banking
5 3 (0.95%) Front Office
5 3 (0.95%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.63%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.63%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.63%) Publishing
7 1 (0.32%) Advertising
7 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 80 (25.24%) Azure Engineer
2 79 (24.92%) Data Engineer
3 75 (23.66%) Developer
4 66 (20.82%) Architect
5 55 (17.35%) Azure Architect
6 44 (13.88%) Azure Developer
6 44 (13.88%) Data Architect
7 34 (10.73%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 34 (10.73%) DevOps Engineer
8 28 (8.83%) Azure DevOps
9 25 (7.89%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 23 (7.26%) SQL Developer
11 13 (4.10%) Consultant
11 13 (4.10%) Data Warehouse Developer
12 12 (3.79%) .NET Developer
13 11 (3.47%) Solutions Architect
14 10 (3.15%) Analyst
14 10 (3.15%) Azure Consultant
14 10 (3.15%) Data Warehouse Architect
14 10 (3.15%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (11.36%) .NET
2 23 (7.26%) JSON
3 19 (5.99%) XML
4 17 (5.36%) Web Services
5 16 (5.05%) REST
6 14 (4.42%) .NET Framework
7 12 (3.79%) PySpark
8 10 (3.15%) Velocity
9 9 (2.84%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (2.84%) MDX
9 9 (2.84%) SOAP
10 8 (2.52%) Apache Avro
11 7 (2.21%) RESTful
12 6 (1.89%) Kafka
13 4 (1.26%) .NET Core
13 4 (1.26%) XSD
14 3 (0.95%) Gherkin
14 3 (0.95%) JSON Schema
14 3 (0.95%) Natural Language Processing
15 2 (0.63%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.83%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.31%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (1.58%) Management Information System
3 5 (1.58%) Replication
4 4 (1.26%) Clustering
4 4 (1.26%) Data Structures
4 4 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (0.95%) Algorithms
5 3 (0.95%) Data Centre
5 3 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (0.95%) Life Science
5 3 (0.95%) User Experience
6 2 (0.63%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (0.63%) Public Cloud
6 2 (0.63%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (0.63%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.32%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.32%) FMCG
7 1 (0.32%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 9 (2.84%) Windows
2 3 (0.95%) Unix
2 3 (0.95%) VMS
3 1 (0.32%) Linux
3 1 (0.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (53.31%) Business Intelligence
2 96 (30.28%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (26.18%) ETL
4 73 (23.03%) Analytics
5 72 (22.71%) DevOps
6 65 (20.50%) Data Modelling
7 48 (15.14%) Test Automation
8 45 (14.20%) Migration
9 42 (13.25%) Data Engineering
10 40 (12.62%) Scrum
11 39 (12.30%) Visualisation
12 38 (11.99%) Data Integration
13 37 (11.67%) Continuous Delivery
14 36 (11.36%) Microservices
15 26 (8.20%) Data Migration
16 25 (7.89%) Machine Learning
17 24 (7.57%) Problem-Solving
18 23 (7.26%) Kimball Methodology
19 20 (6.31%) Deployment Automation
19 20 (6.31%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 206 (64.98%) SQL
2 83 (26.18%) C#
3 80 (25.24%) Python
4 70 (22.08%) T-SQL
5 58 (18.30%) PowerShell
6 22 (6.94%) R
7 17 (5.36%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 15 (4.73%) Scala
9 12 (3.79%) U-SQL
10 10 (3.15%) Java
11 6 (1.89%) JavaScript
12 5 (1.58%) VBA
13 2 (0.63%) Groovy
13 2 (0.63%) VB
14 1 (0.32%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.32%) C
14 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (4.10%) Security Cleared
2 9 (2.84%) SC Cleared
3 6 (1.89%) Degree
4 3 (0.95%) DV Cleared
4 3 (0.95%) PhD
5 1 (0.32%) ISEB
5 1 (0.32%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.21%) QA
2 5 (1.58%) GDPR
3 3 (0.95%) SLA
4 2 (0.63%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (3.47%) Docker
2 10 (3.15%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.15%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.32%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (1.89%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.58%) Puppet
3 4 (1.26%) Ansible
3 4 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.26%) SCOM
4 3 (0.95%) Terraform
5 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 150 (47.32%) Microsoft
2 108 (34.07%) Databricks
3 35 (11.04%) Tableau
4 10 (3.15%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (2.52%) Oracle
6 6 (1.89%) Google
7 5 (1.58%) Talend
8 4 (1.26%) Alteryx
8 4 (1.26%) Dell
8 4 (1.26%) Informatica
9 3 (0.95%) MapR
9 3 (0.95%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (0.95%) RedGate
9 3 (0.95%) SAP
9 3 (0.95%) Sparx
10 1 (0.32%) Dynatrace
10 1 (0.32%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.32%) Paxata
10 1 (0.32%) Splunk
10 1 (0.32%) WSO2