Period
to 25 January 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 25 January 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
25 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 333 386 536
Rank change year-on-year +53 +150 +275
Contract jobs citing Azure Data Factory 218 370 333
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.63% 0.57% 0.37%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.90% 1.88% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 270 235
Median daily rate £475 £506 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.13% +1.20% -
10th Percentile £353 £413 £350
90th Percentile £638 £675 £616
UK median daily rate £500 £512 £500
% change year-on-year -2.34% +2.40% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £66.50 - £24.50
UK median hourly rate £66.50 - £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 11,451 19,673 23,615
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.03% 30.22% 25.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,169 13,862 16,785
Median daily rate £488 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £304 £281 £306
90th Percentile £663 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £495 £490 £500
% change year-on-year +1.02% -2.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 286 269
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +14.29% -2.78%
10th Percentile £12.50 £13.00 £11.20
90th Percentile £60.00 £73.75 £42.10
Median hourly rate £22.50 £19.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year +13.92% +12.86% -4.38%

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 25 January 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 25 January 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 +12 128 £510 -2.86% 43
North of England +103 32 £493 -9.63% 13
North West +69 22 £500 - 4
South East +93 17 £400 -20.00% 13
Midlands +50 17 £438 -19.91% 14
West Midlands +40 11 £438 -23.41% 10
Yorkshire +48 9 £545 -16.15% 8
East Midlands +38 6 £350 -33.33% 4
South West +67 2 £431 -11.54% 2
East of England +57 2 £340 -22.29% 6
North East - 2 £640 - 1
Azure Data Factory
UK

For the 6 months to 25 January 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.

1 218 (100.00%) Azure
2 147 (67.43%) SQL
3 114 (52.29%) Databricks
4 111 (50.92%) Data Lake
5 110 (50.46%) Business Intelligence
6 91 (41.74%) Data Warehouse
7 86 (39.45%) Microsoft
8 85 (38.99%) Azure SQL Database
9 79 (36.24%) DevOps
10 78 (35.78%) Power Platform
11 77 (35.32%) Power BI
12 70 (32.11%) ETL
13 67 (30.73%) SQL Server
14 64 (29.36%) Python
15 62 (28.44%) Data Modelling
16 59 (27.06%) Analytics
17 52 (23.85%) Agile Software Development
18 50 (22.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 50 (22.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 41 (18.81%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
20 31 (14.22%) Data Engineering
21 27 (12.39%) Apache Spark
22 26 (11.93%) C#
23 25 (11.47%) T-SQL
23 25 (11.47%) Migration
23 25 (11.47%) Cosmos DB
23 25 (11.47%) PySpark
24 24 (11.01%) Serverless
25 22 (10.09%) Data Analysis
25 22 (10.09%) 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 27 (12.39%) Apache Spark
2 8 (3.67%) Apache
3 6 (2.75%) SAS
4 5 (2.29%) Apache Airflow
4 5 (2.29%) Apache Synapse
5 4 (1.83%) ArcGIS
6 3 (1.38%) IIS
7 2 (0.92%) Confluence
7 2 (0.92%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.46%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.46%) Luigi
Applications
1 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.46%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.38%) SAP CRM
2 2 (0.92%) Aligne
2 2 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.46%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.46%) SAP FI-CA
3 1 (0.46%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.46%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 218 (100.00%) Azure
2 78 (35.78%) Power Platform
3 24 (11.01%) Serverless
4 20 (9.17%) Azure Functions
4 20 (9.17%) Logic Apps
5 8 (3.67%) AWS
5 8 (3.67%) PowerApps
6 6 (2.75%) Azure Machine Learning
6 6 (2.75%) GitHub
6 6 (2.75%) IaaS
7 5 (2.29%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (2.29%) Dynamics 365
7 5 (2.29%) PaaS
8 3 (1.38%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (1.38%) Amazon S3
8 3 (1.38%) Amazon SageMaker
9 2 (0.92%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.92%) Data Lake Analytics
9 2 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.46%) DMZ
1 1 (0.46%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (50.92%) Data Lake
2 91 (41.74%) Data Warehouse
3 85 (38.99%) Azure SQL Database
4 77 (35.32%) Power BI
5 67 (30.73%) SQL Server
6 50 (22.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 50 (22.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 41 (18.81%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 25 (11.47%) Cosmos DB
9 22 (10.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 20 (9.17%) Big Data
11 17 (7.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 13 (5.96%) NoSQL
13 10 (4.59%) Hadoop
13 10 (4.59%) PolyBase
14 9 (4.13%) HDInsight
14 9 (4.13%) MySQL
15 8 (3.67%) Tableau
16 7 (3.21%) MS Access
16 7 (3.21%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 13 (5.96%) Git (software)
2 8 (3.67%) JIRA
3 7 (3.21%) Jenkins
3 7 (3.21%) Selenium
3 7 (3.21%) Visual Studio Team System
4 6 (2.75%) Cypress.io
4 6 (2.75%) Visual Studio
5 5 (2.29%) Subversion
5 5 (2.29%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.83%) Artifactory
7 3 (1.38%) Liquibase
7 3 (1.38%) VisualSVN
8 2 (0.92%) ER Studio
8 2 (0.92%) ERwin
8 2 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.46%) Maven
9 1 (0.46%) ProC
9 1 (0.46%) Toad
General
1 20 (9.17%) Finance
2 8 (3.67%) Retail
3 7 (3.21%) Banking
3 7 (3.21%) Marketing
4 5 (2.29%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (2.29%) Publishing
5 4 (1.83%) Public Sector
6 3 (1.38%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.38%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.92%) Legal
8 1 (0.46%) Advertising
8 1 (0.46%) Billing
8 1 (0.46%) Electronics
8 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.46%) German Language
8 1 (0.46%) Law
8 1 (0.46%) Military
8 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 80 (36.70%) Data Engineer
2 67 (30.73%) Azure Engineer
3 51 (23.39%) Developer
4 25 (11.47%) Architect
4 25 (11.47%) Azure Developer
5 22 (10.09%) Azure Architect
6 19 (8.72%) Data Architect
7 16 (7.34%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 16 (7.34%) Consultant
8 10 (4.59%) Power BI Consultant
9 9 (4.13%) Analyst
9 9 (4.13%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 9 (4.13%) Python Engineer
10 8 (3.67%) Azure Consultant
10 8 (3.67%) Senior Data Engineer
11 7 (3.21%) Platform Engineer
11 7 (3.21%) SQL Developer
12 6 (2.75%) ETL Tester
12 6 (2.75%) Tester
13 5 (2.29%) Big Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (11.47%) PySpark
2 18 (8.26%) .NET
3 16 (7.34%) JSON
4 14 (6.42%) .NET Framework
5 12 (5.50%) Kafka
6 8 (3.67%) XML
7 5 (2.29%) ASP.NET
8 4 (1.83%) .NET Core
8 4 (1.83%) HTML
8 4 (1.83%) NumPy
8 4 (1.83%) Pandas
8 4 (1.83%) React
8 4 (1.83%) REST
8 4 (1.83%) Velocity
9 3 (1.38%) Django
9 3 (1.38%) Flask
9 3 (1.38%) MLlib
9 3 (1.38%) scikit-learn
10 2 (0.92%) MDX
10 2 (0.92%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.29%) Data Structures
2 5 (2.29%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (1.38%) Algorithms
3 3 (1.38%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.38%) Market Risk
3 3 (1.38%) SCADA
3 3 (1.38%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (1.38%) User Experience
4 2 (0.92%) Cloud Native
5 1 (0.46%) DataPower
5 1 (0.46%) FMCG
5 1 (0.46%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.46%) Mashup
5 1 (0.46%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.46%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.46%) Reinsurance
5 1 (0.46%) Social Media
5 1 (0.46%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.46%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.13%) Linux
2 6 (2.75%) Windows
3 4 (1.83%) Unix
4 1 (0.46%) Debian
4 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.46%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (50.46%) Business Intelligence
2 79 (36.24%) DevOps
3 70 (32.11%) ETL
4 62 (28.44%) Data Modelling
5 59 (27.06%) Analytics
6 52 (23.85%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (14.22%) Data Engineering
8 25 (11.47%) Migration
9 22 (10.09%) Data Analysis
10 18 (8.26%) Data Migration
11 16 (7.34%) Scrum
12 14 (6.42%) Test Automation
13 13 (5.96%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (5.50%) Data Management
14 12 (5.50%) Data Science
15 11 (5.05%) BDD
15 11 (5.05%) Data Architecture
15 11 (5.05%) Performance Tuning
16 10 (4.59%) Dimensional Modelling
16 10 (4.59%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 147 (67.43%) SQL
2 64 (29.36%) Python
3 26 (11.93%) C#
4 25 (11.47%) T-SQL
5 16 (7.34%) PowerShell
6 12 (5.50%) Scala
7 11 (5.05%) Java
8 6 (2.75%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 6 (2.75%) JavaScript
8 6 (2.75%) R
9 5 (2.29%) Perl
10 4 (1.83%) U-SQL
11 3 (1.38%) Groovy
11 3 (1.38%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.92%) C
12 2 (0.92%) PHP
12 2 (0.92%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.92%) VB
13 1 (0.46%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.46%) PROC SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (2.75%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.29%) Degree
2 5 (2.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.92%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.46%) ISEB
4 1 (0.46%) MBCS
4 1 (0.46%) MCSA
4 1 (0.46%) MCSE
4 1 (0.46%) MCTS
4 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.46%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.59%) QA
2 6 (2.75%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (3.21%) Active Directory
1 7 (3.21%) Docker
2 6 (2.75%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (1.83%) HDFS
4 1 (0.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 4 (1.83%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.38%) Terraform
3 2 (0.92%) Ansible
4 1 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.46%) Nagios
4 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.46%) Puppet
Vendors
1 114 (52.29%) Databricks
2 86 (39.45%) Microsoft
3 20 (9.17%) SAP
4 16 (7.34%) Oracle
5 5 (2.29%) Alteryx
5 5 (2.29%) Teradata
6 3 (1.38%) ESRI
6 3 (1.38%) GoldenSource
6 3 (1.38%) JD Edwards
6 3 (1.38%) Micro Focus
6 3 (1.38%) RedGate
6 3 (1.38%) StreamSets
7 2 (0.92%) Blue Prism
7 2 (0.92%) Cloudera
7 2 (0.92%) Hyperion
7 2 (0.92%) MuleSoft
7 2 (0.92%) Siemens
8 1 (0.46%) New Relic
8 1 (0.46%) Splunk
8 1 (0.46%) Verint