Period
to 6 December 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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 382 610 827
Rank change year-on-year +228 +217 +27
Contract jobs citing Azure Data Factory 420 270 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.56% 0.28% 0.050%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.88% 1.13% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 181 34
England median daily rate £500 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £413 £388 £345
90th Percentile £675 £625 £668
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -22.22% -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -22.22% -

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 22,359 23,840 16,858
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 30.07% 24.86% 17.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,303 16,731 11,803
England median daily rate £500 £490 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £283 £306 £275
90th Percentile £663 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £495 £484 £470
% change year-on-year +2.27% +2.98% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 373 316 211
England median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £20.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.86% -15.27% +8.71%
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £78.75 £58.75 £58.75
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% -12.50% +7.85%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 +165 255 £525 +5.00% 33
South East +50 65 £490 -5.08% 22
South West +35 34 £488 - 3
North of England +50 29 £583 +29.44% 7
Midlands +55 27 £600 +26.32% 6
West Midlands +33 19 £571 +20.26% 3
North West +23 15 £500 +11.11% 5
Yorkshire - 14 £675 - 1
East of England +46 10 £475 -2.56% 4
East Midlands - 7 £600 - 3
Azure Data Factory
UK

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 420 (100.00%) Azure
2 286 (68.10%) SQL
3 230 (54.76%) Data Lake
4 207 (49.29%) Data Warehouse
5 201 (47.86%) Microsoft
6 197 (46.90%) Business Intelligence
7 175 (41.67%) Power Platform
8 171 (40.71%) Power BI
9 165 (39.29%) Azure SQL Database
10 151 (35.95%) Analytics
10 151 (35.95%) Databricks
11 143 (34.05%) SQL Server
12 134 (31.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 127 (30.24%) Python
14 121 (28.81%) Agile Software Development
15 108 (25.71%) DevOps
16 106 (25.24%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
17 99 (23.57%) ETL
18 92 (21.90%) C#
19 83 (19.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 82 (19.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 70 (16.67%) Finance
22 67 (15.95%) Data Modelling
23 62 (14.76%) T-SQL
24 60 (14.29%) Serverless
25 59 (14.05%) Migration
26 58 (13.81%) Data Lake Analytics
27 56 (13.33%) Machine Learning
27 56 (13.33%) Big Data
28 51 (12.14%) Test Automation

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 36 (8.57%) Apache Spark
2 12 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.38%) Apache
4 9 (2.14%) CMS
5 4 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (0.95%) Confluence
6 3 (0.71%) ArcGIS
7 2 (0.48%) SAS
8 1 (0.24%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.24%) EPiServer
Applications
1 16 (3.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.95%) SPSS
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 13 (3.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.71%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 2 (0.48%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 420 (100.00%) Azure
2 175 (41.67%) Power Platform
3 60 (14.29%) Serverless
4 58 (13.81%) Data Lake Analytics
5 48 (11.43%) Azure Functions
6 28 (6.67%) PaaS
7 27 (6.43%) Azure Machine Learning
8 26 (6.19%) AWS
9 19 (4.52%) Azure Stack
10 18 (4.29%) Azure Active Directory
11 14 (3.33%) SaaS
12 13 (3.10%) IaaS
13 9 (2.14%) Dynamics 365
14 8 (1.90%) GitHub
15 6 (1.43%) GCP
15 6 (1.43%) PowerApps
16 5 (1.19%) Boomi
17 4 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
17 4 (0.95%) AWS Lambda
17 4 (0.95%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.48%) Firewall
2 1 (0.24%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 230 (54.76%) Data Lake
2 207 (49.29%) Data Warehouse
3 171 (40.71%) Power BI
4 165 (39.29%) Azure SQL Database
5 143 (34.05%) SQL Server
6 134 (31.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 106 (25.24%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 83 (19.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 82 (19.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 56 (13.33%) Big Data
11 39 (9.29%) Cosmos DB
12 26 (6.19%) Relational Database
13 25 (5.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 23 (5.48%) SQL Server 2017
15 22 (5.24%) HDInsight
16 16 (3.81%) Hadoop
17 13 (3.10%) MySQL
17 13 (3.10%) NoSQL
18 12 (2.86%) PowerPivot
18 12 (2.86%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 29 (6.90%) Git (software)
2 26 (6.19%) Visual Studio Team System
3 16 (3.81%) Jenkins
4 13 (3.10%) Visual Studio
5 9 (2.14%) TeamCity
6 7 (1.67%) Cucumber
7 6 (1.43%) NUnit
7 6 (1.43%) Selenium
8 5 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (1.19%) Maven
8 5 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (0.95%) Concordion
9 4 (0.95%) EasyMock
9 4 (0.95%) Gradle
9 4 (0.95%) JIRA
9 4 (0.95%) Mockito
9 4 (0.95%) Pylint
9 4 (0.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (0.71%) Moq
11 2 (0.48%) Mocha
General
1 70 (16.67%) Finance
2 23 (5.48%) Retail
3 17 (4.05%) Public Sector
4 16 (3.81%) Legal
5 13 (3.10%) Front Office
6 7 (1.67%) Banking
7 5 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.71%) Local Government
9 2 (0.48%) Back Office
9 2 (0.48%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.24%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 127 (30.24%) Developer
2 101 (24.05%) Architect
3 86 (20.48%) Azure Developer
4 83 (19.76%) Azure Architect
5 78 (18.57%) Azure Engineer
6 75 (17.86%) Data Engineer
7 65 (15.48%) Data Architect
8 51 (12.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 32 (7.62%) SQL Developer
10 29 (6.90%) DevOps Engineer
11 27 (6.43%) Azure DevOps
12 24 (5.71%) C# Developer
13 22 (5.24%) Azure DevOps Engineer
13 22 (5.24%) Consultant
14 17 (4.05%) SQL BI Developer
15 16 (3.81%) Solutions Architect
16 15 (3.57%) Azure Consultant
17 14 (3.33%) Senior Data Engineer
18 13 (3.10%) Big Data Engineer
18 13 (3.10%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (9.76%) .NET
2 28 (6.67%) MDX
3 22 (5.24%) PySpark
4 18 (4.29%) Web Services
5 17 (4.05%) XML
6 15 (3.57%) REST
7 11 (2.62%) JSON
8 10 (2.38%) .NET Framework
9 6 (1.43%) Kafka
10 5 (1.19%) Gherkin
11 4 (0.95%) HTML
11 4 (0.95%) pytest
11 4 (0.95%) SOAP
12 3 (0.71%) Apache Avro
12 3 (0.71%) Natural Language Processing
13 2 (0.48%) JSON Schema
13 2 (0.48%) RESTful
13 2 (0.48%) XSD
14 1 (0.24%) .NET Core
14 1 (0.24%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (1.43%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (1.19%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (1.19%) User Experience
5 4 (0.95%) Algorithms
5 4 (0.95%) NHS
5 4 (0.95%) Private Cloud
6 3 (0.71%) Cloud Native
6 3 (0.71%) Data Centre
6 3 (0.71%) Life Science
6 3 (0.71%) Replication
7 2 (0.48%) FMCG
7 2 (0.48%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.24%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.24%) Marketing Technology
8 1 (0.24%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 12 (2.86%) VMS
2 8 (1.90%) Windows
3 7 (1.67%) Unix
4 4 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.24%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (46.90%) Business Intelligence
2 151 (35.95%) Analytics
3 121 (28.81%) Agile Software Development
4 108 (25.71%) DevOps
5 99 (23.57%) ETL
6 67 (15.95%) Data Modelling
7 59 (14.05%) Migration
8 56 (13.33%) Machine Learning
9 51 (12.14%) Test Automation
10 44 (10.48%) Scrum
11 42 (10.00%) Visualisation
12 41 (9.76%) Data Integration
13 39 (9.29%) Data Engineering
14 33 (7.86%) Data Migration
15 32 (7.62%) Kimball Methodology
16 29 (6.90%) Data Science
16 29 (6.90%) Mentoring
17 28 (6.67%) CRM
18 27 (6.43%) Continuous Delivery
18 27 (6.43%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 286 (68.10%) SQL
2 127 (30.24%) Python
3 92 (21.90%) C#
4 62 (14.76%) T-SQL
5 45 (10.71%) PowerShell
6 36 (8.57%) R
7 30 (7.14%) Scala
8 26 (6.19%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 15 (3.57%) U-SQL
10 6 (1.43%) C
11 4 (0.95%) Java
12 2 (0.48%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.24%) C++
13 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.24%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (2.14%) SC Cleared
1 9 (2.14%) Security Cleared
2 6 (1.43%) Degree
3 5 (1.19%) DBS Check
4 4 (0.95%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.71%) PhD
5 3 (0.71%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.05%) Data Quality
2 13 (3.10%) GDPR
3 9 (2.14%) QA
4 1 (0.24%) PMO
System Software
1 21 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (4.29%) Virtual Machines
3 12 (2.86%) Docker
4 1 (0.24%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 8 (1.90%) Kubernetes
1 8 (1.90%) Terraform
2 6 (1.43%) Ansible
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 201 (47.86%) Microsoft
2 151 (35.95%) Databricks
3 46 (10.95%) Tableau
4 26 (6.19%) Oracle
5 16 (3.81%) Alteryx
6 14 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
7 11 (2.62%) SAP
8 6 (1.43%) Informatica
8 6 (1.43%) StreamSets
9 5 (1.19%) Dell
10 4 (0.95%) Google
10 4 (0.95%) Talend
11 3 (0.71%) MapR
11 3 (0.71%) MuleSoft
11 3 (0.71%) Sparx
12 2 (0.48%) Atlassian
12 2 (0.48%) Dynatrace
13 1 (0.24%) ESRI
13 1 (0.24%) Splunk
13 1 (0.24%) Teradata