Period
to

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Azure Service Bus skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Azure Service Bus over the 6 months to 17 May 2022 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 Service Bus
UK > England
6 months to
17 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 482 415 495
Rank change year-on-year -67 +80 -17
Contract jobs citing Azure Service Bus 303 214 121
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.43% 0.47% 0.27%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.21% 1.35% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 175 83
10th Percentile £413 £400 £370
25th Percentile £451 £425 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £638 £600 £575
90th Percentile £700 £645 £806
UK median daily rate £563 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

Azure Service Bus 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 24,950 15,898 13,916
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 35.49% 35.10% 31.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,349 11,466 9,900
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
25th Percentile £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £650 £594 £600
90th Percentile £743 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 326 262 215
10th Percentile £13.94 £11.64 £12.68
25th Percentile £15.25 £14.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate £21.50 £21.05 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +2.14% +5.25% +5.26%
75th Percentile £49.88 £40.00 £39.31
90th Percentile £75.00 £61.93 £57.00
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £22.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.12% +11.25% +6.67%

Azure Service Bus
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Azure Service Bus as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Azure Service Bus in England

Azure Service Bus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Azure Service Bus in England.

Daily rate trend for Azure Service Bus in England

Azure Service Bus
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Azure Service Bus in England over the 6 months to 17 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Azure Service Bus in England

Azure Service Bus
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 Service Bus within the England region over the 6 months to 17 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London -68 189 £600 +14.29% 40
South East -32 25 £488 - 10
Midlands -47 14 £425 -5.56% 10
North of England -57 14 £466 -11.19% 13
North West -42 10 £478 +3.24% 6
East of England -26 9 £798 +47.48% 4
West Midlands -47 8 £375 -30.23% 4
East Midlands -14 6 £475 +11.76% 6
South West -30 5 £550 +22.22% 7
Yorkshire -44 3 £425 -27.35% 7
North East - 1 £450 -
Azure Service Bus
UK

For the 6 months to 17 May 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Azure Service Bus 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 Service Bus.

1 303 (100.00%) Azure
2 244 (80.53%) .NET
3 212 (69.97%) C#
4 179 (59.08%) DevOps
5 140 (46.20%) CI/CD
6 138 (45.54%) Agile
7 123 (40.59%) SQL
8 122 (40.26%) Serverless
9 120 (39.60%) Microservices
10 106 (34.98%) Azure Functions
11 89 (29.37%) .NET Core
11 89 (29.37%) Azure Cosmos DB
12 82 (27.06%) .NET Framework
13 81 (26.73%) Microsoft
14 78 (25.74%) Azure Logic Apps
15 77 (25.41%) SQL Server
15 77 (25.41%) Kubernetes
16 72 (23.76%) Docker
17 68 (22.44%) Finance
18 64 (21.12%) TDD
19 57 (18.81%) React
20 56 (18.48%) Git (software)
21 54 (17.82%) JavaScript
22 50 (16.50%) AngularJS
23 49 (16.17%) ASP.NET
23 49 (16.17%) Scrum
24 47 (15.51%) Test Automation
25 46 (15.18%) Azure SQL Database
26 43 (14.19%) Unit Testing
27 42 (13.86%) SOLID

Azure Service Bus
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 20 (6.60%) Confluence
2 11 (3.63%) NServiceBus
3 9 (2.97%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (1.98%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.99%) Apache Spark
5 3 (0.99%) IIS
5 3 (0.99%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.66%) Apache Pig
6 2 (0.66%) Jupyter
6 2 (0.66%) nginx
6 2 (0.66%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.33%) Apache
7 1 (0.33%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.33%) SAS
7 1 (0.33%) ThingWorx
7 1 (0.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.66%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 303 (100.00%) Azure
2 122 (40.26%) Serverless
3 106 (34.98%) Azure Functions
4 89 (29.37%) Azure Cosmos DB
5 78 (25.74%) Azure Logic Apps
6 39 (12.87%) PaaS
7 31 (10.23%) Azure Monitor
8 30 (9.90%) Azure Active Directory
9 29 (9.57%) Azure Event Grid
9 29 (9.57%) Power Platform
10 25 (8.25%) GitHub
11 24 (7.92%) Azure App Service
12 23 (7.59%) Azure Storage
13 21 (6.93%) AWS
13 21 (6.93%) Dynamics 365
13 21 (6.93%) SaaS
14 18 (5.94%) Azure Data Factory
15 16 (5.28%) Azure Key Vault
15 16 (5.28%) Azure Service Fabric
15 16 (5.28%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.32%) FTP
1 4 (1.32%) HTTP
1 4 (1.32%) Reverse Proxy
2 3 (0.99%) AMQP
2 3 (0.99%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (0.66%) Firewall
4 1 (0.33%) DHCP
4 1 (0.33%) DNS
4 1 (0.33%) Internet
4 1 (0.33%) LAN
4 1 (0.33%) Modbus
4 1 (0.33%) MQTT
4 1 (0.33%) SSL
4 1 (0.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.33%) WAN
4 1 (0.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (25.41%) SQL Server
2 46 (15.18%) Azure SQL Database
3 26 (8.58%) PostgreSQL
4 24 (7.92%) NoSQL
5 18 (5.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (5.61%) Big Data
7 16 (5.28%) Redis
8 14 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (4.62%) MongoDB
9 10 (3.30%) Hadoop
9 10 (3.30%) Power BI
10 9 (2.97%) Data Lake
10 9 (2.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (2.64%) MySQL
12 6 (1.98%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 5 (1.65%) Neo4j
13 5 (1.65%) Relational Database
14 3 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
14 3 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 56 (18.48%) Git (software)
2 30 (9.90%) JIRA
3 22 (7.26%) Jenkins
4 21 (6.93%) Postman
5 19 (6.27%) SpecFlow
6 15 (4.95%) TeamCity
7 8 (2.64%) NUnit
7 8 (2.64%) Selenium
8 7 (2.31%) Visual Studio
9 6 (1.98%) Liquibase
9 6 (1.98%) Moq
9 6 (1.98%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (1.98%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (1.32%) MSTest
11 3 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.99%) GitLab
11 3 (0.99%) JMeter
11 3 (0.99%) ReSharper
11 3 (0.99%) StyleCop
11 3 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 68 (22.44%) Finance
2 32 (10.56%) Social Skills
3 17 (5.61%) Banking
4 13 (4.29%) Retail
5 10 (3.30%) Investment Banking
6 7 (2.31%) Legal
7 6 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (1.98%) Public Sector
8 5 (1.65%) Presentation Skills
9 4 (1.32%) Advertising
9 4 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.99%) Law
10 3 (0.99%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.66%) Automotive
11 2 (0.66%) Front Office
11 2 (0.66%) Influencing Skills
11 2 (0.66%) Police
12 1 (0.33%) Documentation Skills
12 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 166 (54.79%) Developer
2 93 (30.69%) .NET Developer
3 63 (20.79%) Azure Developer
4 39 (12.87%) C# Developer
5 28 (9.24%) Architect
6 22 (7.26%) Azure Engineer
7 20 (6.60%) C# .NET Developer
7 20 (6.60%) Solutions Architect
8 19 (6.27%) Integration Developer
9 18 (5.94%) Senior Developer
10 16 (5.28%) Full Stack Developer
10 16 (5.28%) Software Developer
10 16 (5.28%) Software Engineer
11 15 (4.95%) DevOps Engineer
12 12 (3.96%) Azure DevOps Engineer
13 10 (3.30%) Azure Architect
13 10 (3.30%) Azure DevOps
14 9 (2.97%) Angular Developer
14 9 (2.97%) Cloud Engineer
14 9 (2.97%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 244 (80.53%) .NET
2 89 (29.37%) .NET Core
3 82 (27.06%) .NET Framework
4 57 (18.81%) React
5 50 (16.50%) AngularJS
6 49 (16.17%) ASP.NET
7 38 (12.54%) ASP.NET Web API
8 36 (11.88%) Entity Framework
9 35 (11.55%) HTML
10 32 (10.56%) CSS
11 24 (7.92%) RabbitMQ
11 24 (7.92%) RESTful
12 23 (7.59%) ARM Templates
12 23 (7.59%) ASP.NET Core
13 22 (7.26%) REST
13 22 (7.26%) Web Services
14 19 (6.27%) Vue.js
15 17 (5.61%) HTML5
15 17 (5.61%) jQuery
15 17 (5.61%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 32 (10.56%) Cloud Native
1 32 (10.56%) Greenfield Project
2 16 (5.28%) User Experience
3 15 (4.95%) Hybrid Cloud
4 11 (3.63%) Legacy Systems
5 9 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (2.97%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (1.98%) Derivative
6 6 (1.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (1.98%) Reference Data
7 5 (1.65%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.32%) PKI
8 4 (1.32%) Virtual Team
9 3 (0.99%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.99%) Renewable Energy
10 2 (0.66%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.66%) Legacy Code
10 2 (0.66%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.33%) IoT
11 1 (0.33%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.65%) Windows
1 5 (1.65%) Windows Server
2 2 (0.66%) Linux
2 2 (0.66%) VMS
3 1 (0.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (59.08%) DevOps
2 140 (46.20%) CI/CD
3 138 (45.54%) Agile
4 120 (39.60%) Microservices
5 64 (21.12%) TDD
6 49 (16.17%) Scrum
7 47 (15.51%) Test Automation
8 43 (14.19%) Unit Testing
9 42 (13.86%) SOLID
10 41 (13.53%) MVC
11 39 (12.87%) Full Stack Development
12 35 (11.55%) Software Engineering
13 34 (11.22%) Clean Code
14 33 (10.89%) Continuous Integration
14 33 (10.89%) SDLC
15 30 (9.90%) BDD
16 27 (8.91%) Infrastructure as Code
17 24 (7.92%) Fintech
18 22 (7.26%) Architectural Design
18 22 (7.26%) Event-Driven
Programming Languages
1 212 (69.97%) C#
2 123 (40.59%) SQL
3 54 (17.82%) JavaScript
4 37 (12.21%) T-SQL
5 27 (8.91%) PowerShell
6 21 (6.93%) Java
6 21 (6.93%) Python
7 20 (6.60%) TypeScript
8 5 (1.65%) F#
9 4 (1.32%) Bash
9 4 (1.32%) R
9 4 (1.32%) Scala
9 4 (1.32%) SOQL
10 3 (0.99%) Bicep
10 3 (0.99%) C++
10 3 (0.99%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.66%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.66%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.33%) X++
12 1 (0.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 23 (7.59%) SC Cleared
1 23 (7.59%) Security Cleared
2 12 (3.96%) Degree
3 7 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.99%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 3 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.99%) CISSP
5 3 (0.99%) MCAD
6 2 (0.66%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.66%) MCSA
7 1 (0.33%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.29%) QA
2 1 (0.33%) Accessibility
2 1 (0.33%) HL7
System Software
1 72 (23.76%) Docker
2 16 (5.28%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 77 (25.41%) Kubernetes
2 42 (13.86%) Terraform
3 9 (2.97%) MIIS
4 6 (1.98%) Kibana
5 4 (1.32%) Ansible
5 4 (1.32%) logstash
6 3 (0.99%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 2 (0.66%) Grafana
7 2 (0.66%) Nagios
7 2 (0.66%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.33%) Istio
8 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.33%) Puppet
8 1 (0.33%) SCCM
8 1 (0.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 81 (26.73%) Microsoft
2 18 (5.94%) Databricks
3 12 (3.96%) Oracle
4 7 (2.31%) Cloudera
5 5 (1.65%) Atlassian
6 4 (1.32%) Talend
7 3 (0.99%) IBM
7 3 (0.99%) MuleSoft
7 3 (0.99%) VMware
8 2 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.33%) Adobe
9 1 (0.33%) Anaplan
9 1 (0.33%) Dell
9 1 (0.33%) Micro Focus
9 1 (0.33%) PTC
9 1 (0.33%) SAP
9 1 (0.33%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.33%) Workday