Period
to 20 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Azure Synapse Analytics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Azure Synapse Analytics over the 6 months to 20 October 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.

Azure Synapse Analytics
UK > England
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 428 466 -
Rank change year-on-year +38 - -
Contract jobs citing Azure Synapse Analytics 331 30 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.49% 0.11% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.38% 0.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 241 22 0
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £475 -
Median % change year-on-year +15.79% - -
UK median daily rate £550 £475 -
% change year-on-year +15.79% - -

Azure Synapse Analytics 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 23,975 8,690 22,781
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 35.51% 32.08% 29.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,390 6,183 16,027
10th Percentile £322 £313 £298
25th Percentile £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £625 £600 £588
90th Percentile £700 £688 £663
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 414 116 318
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.63 £13.25
25th Percentile £14.13 £16.94 £16.25
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -6.98% +2.38% +20.00%
75th Percentile £41.62 £40.19 £41.94
90th Percentile £65.00 £55.00 £71.25
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £21.86 £20.50
% change year-on-year -3.93% +6.63% +17.14%

Azure Synapse Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Azure Synapse Analytics as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Azure Synapse Analytics in England

Azure Synapse Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Azure Synapse Analytics in England.

Daily rate trend for Azure Synapse Analytics in England

Azure Synapse Analytics
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Azure Synapse Analytics in England over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Azure Synapse Analytics in England

Azure Synapse Analytics
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 Synapse Analytics within the England region over the 6 months to 20 October 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 -32 198 £575 +21.05% 38
South East -37 57 £538 +2.38% 7
North of England -49 38 £475 +5.56% 17
North West -40 20 £513 +13.89% 14
Yorkshire - 18 £428 - 3
Midlands -66 16 £533 +12.11% 11
East Midlands - 10 £533 - 1
West Midlands -63 6 £544 +14.47% 10
South West - 5 £500 - 4
East of England - 3 - - 3
Azure Synapse Analytics
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Azure Synapse Analytics 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 Synapse Analytics.

1 331 (100.00%) Azure
2 254 (76.74%) Databricks
3 205 (61.93%) SQL
4 190 (57.40%) Azure Data Factory
5 181 (54.68%) Analytics
6 168 (50.76%) Data Lake
7 159 (48.04%) DevOps
8 155 (46.83%) Microsoft
9 141 (42.60%) Business Intelligence
10 124 (37.46%) Power Platform
11 119 (35.95%) Python
12 116 (35.05%) Data Warehouse
13 110 (33.23%) Data Modelling
14 108 (32.63%) Power BI
15 103 (31.12%) Agile Software Development
16 97 (29.31%) Azure SQL Database
17 85 (25.68%) Social Skills
18 69 (20.85%) ETL
19 64 (19.34%) SQL Server
20 61 (18.43%) Data Engineering
21 57 (17.22%) Scrum
22 56 (16.92%) Data Pipeline
23 51 (15.41%) Big Data
24 49 (14.80%) AWS
25 48 (14.50%) Apache Spark
26 45 (13.60%) Migration
27 44 (13.29%) SAP
28 42 (12.69%) Data Ingestion
29 39 (11.78%) Salesforce.com
30 38 (11.48%) Azure Cosmos DB

Azure Synapse Analytics
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 48 (14.50%) Apache Spark
2 14 (4.23%) Apache
3 10 (3.02%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (1.81%) Apache Airflow
6 5 (1.51%) MS Exchange
6 5 (1.51%) SAS
7 2 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.60%) Confluence
8 1 (0.30%) Apache Synapse
Applications
1 5 (1.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.30%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.30%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (2.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.91%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.30%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.30%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 331 (100.00%) Azure
2 190 (57.40%) Azure Data Factory
3 124 (37.46%) Power Platform
4 49 (14.80%) AWS
5 38 (11.48%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 31 (9.37%) Azure Storage
7 30 (9.06%) Serverless
8 25 (7.55%) Azure Functions
9 20 (6.04%) Microsoft 365
10 18 (5.44%) PaaS
11 17 (5.14%) Azure Machine Learning
12 16 (4.83%) Azure Stack
12 16 (4.83%) Cloud Computing
13 14 (4.23%) GitHub
14 13 (3.93%) PowerApps
15 11 (3.32%) Snowflake
16 10 (3.02%) Azure Logic Apps
17 9 (2.72%) Amazon S3
17 9 (2.72%) Azure Key Vault
17 9 (2.72%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.72%) FTP
2 2 (0.60%) Firewall
3 1 (0.30%) AMQP
3 1 (0.30%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (50.76%) Data Lake
2 116 (35.05%) Data Warehouse
3 108 (32.63%) Power BI
4 97 (29.31%) Azure SQL Database
5 64 (19.34%) SQL Server
6 51 (15.41%) Big Data
7 37 (11.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 35 (10.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 32 (9.67%) Delta Lake
9 32 (9.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 29 (8.76%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 22 (6.65%) Metadata
11 22 (6.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 21 (6.34%) Tableau
13 18 (5.44%) NoSQL
14 17 (5.14%) Hadoop
15 16 (4.83%) Relational Database
16 15 (4.53%) OLAP
17 13 (3.93%) Amazon Redshift
18 12 (3.63%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 34 (10.27%) Git (software)
2 24 (7.25%) PowerDesigner
3 17 (5.14%) JIRA
4 11 (3.32%) Jenkins
5 8 (2.42%) ERwin
6 7 (2.11%) ER Studio
6 7 (2.11%) Subversion
7 5 (1.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (1.51%) git-flow
8 4 (1.21%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.91%) MLflow
9 3 (0.91%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.60%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.60%) GitLab
11 1 (0.30%) kappa
11 1 (0.30%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (0.30%) Selenium
General
1 85 (25.68%) Social Skills
2 36 (10.88%) Banking
3 30 (9.06%) Finance
4 28 (8.46%) Investment Banking
5 23 (6.95%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (4.83%) Presentation Skills
7 15 (4.53%) Retail
8 10 (3.02%) Marketing
8 10 (3.02%) Public Sector
9 5 (1.51%) Influencing Skills
10 4 (1.21%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.21%) Law
11 3 (0.91%) Advertising
11 3 (0.91%) Documentation Skills
11 3 (0.91%) Legal
11 3 (0.91%) Publishing
12 2 (0.60%) Automotive
13 1 (0.30%) Games
13 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 129 (38.97%) Data Engineer
2 113 (34.14%) Azure Engineer
3 69 (20.85%) Architect
4 49 (14.80%) Data Architect
5 40 (12.08%) Solutions Architect
6 35 (10.57%) DevOps Engineer
7 33 (9.97%) Azure Architect
8 27 (8.16%) Developer
9 25 (7.55%) Consultant
10 17 (5.14%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 16 (4.83%) Azure Consultant
11 16 (4.83%) Cloud Architect
12 15 (4.53%) Azure Developer
13 12 (3.63%) Data Consultant
13 12 (3.63%) Python Engineer
14 11 (3.32%) Technical Architect
14 11 (3.32%) Technical Leader
15 8 (2.42%) Cloud Solutions Architect
15 8 (2.42%) Senior Data Engineer
16 7 (2.11%) Platform Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (9.06%) PySpark
2 27 (8.16%) ARM Templates
3 24 (7.25%) .NET
4 23 (6.95%) JSON
5 22 (6.65%) Kafka
6 14 (4.23%) .NET Core
7 12 (3.63%) .NET Framework
7 12 (3.63%) ASP.NET
8 10 (3.02%) XML
9 9 (2.72%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (2.72%) Spark Streaming
10 8 (2.42%) pytest
10 8 (2.42%) REST
11 6 (1.81%) RESTful
12 5 (1.51%) ASP.NET Web API
13 4 (1.21%) COM
13 4 (1.21%) EDI
13 4 (1.21%) Entity Framework
14 3 (0.91%) YAML
15 2 (0.60%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.53%) Data Structures
2 13 (3.93%) Public Cloud
3 12 (3.63%) Data Protection Act
4 9 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.11%) Replication
6 5 (1.51%) Algorithms
6 5 (1.51%) Legacy Systems
7 4 (1.21%) User Experience
8 3 (0.91%) Cloud Native
8 3 (0.91%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (0.91%) Hedge funds
8 3 (0.91%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.60%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.60%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.60%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.30%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.30%) FMCG
10 1 (0.30%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.30%) Robotics
10 1 (0.30%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.51%) Linux
2 3 (0.91%) VMS
3 1 (0.30%) Unix
3 1 (0.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (54.68%) Analytics
2 159 (48.04%) DevOps
3 141 (42.60%) Business Intelligence
4 110 (33.23%) Data Modelling
5 103 (31.12%) Agile Software Development
6 69 (20.85%) ETL
7 61 (18.43%) Data Engineering
8 57 (17.22%) Scrum
9 56 (16.92%) Data Pipeline
10 45 (13.60%) Migration
11 42 (12.69%) Data Ingestion
12 36 (10.88%) Data Transformation
13 35 (10.57%) Visualisation
14 34 (10.27%) Data Science
15 33 (9.97%) Stakeholder Management
16 29 (8.76%) Data Visualisation
17 28 (8.46%) Data Analysis
17 28 (8.46%) Infrastructure as Code
18 27 (8.16%) Data Management
19 24 (7.25%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 205 (61.93%) SQL
2 119 (35.95%) Python
3 37 (11.18%) PowerShell
4 35 (10.57%) C#
4 35 (10.57%) T-SQL
5 29 (8.76%) Scala
6 16 (4.83%) R
7 13 (3.93%) Java
8 8 (2.42%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 7 (2.11%) JavaScript
10 5 (1.51%) U-SQL
11 4 (1.21%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.60%) COBOL
12 2 (0.60%) Groovy
12 2 (0.60%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.30%) Bicep
Qualifications
1 8 (2.42%) Degree
1 8 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (2.11%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.81%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.51%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (0.91%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.60%) ISEB
6 2 (0.60%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.30%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.83%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.51%) QA
3 4 (1.21%) GDPR
4 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (3.32%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.02%) Docker
3 9 (2.72%) HDFS
4 1 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 22 (6.65%) Terraform
2 14 (4.23%) Kubernetes
3 10 (3.02%) Ansible
4 5 (1.51%) Oozie
5 2 (0.60%) Puppet
6 1 (0.30%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 1 (0.30%) Control-M
6 1 (0.30%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.30%) Salt
Vendors
1 254 (76.74%) Databricks
2 155 (46.83%) Microsoft
3 44 (13.29%) SAP
4 39 (11.78%) Salesforce.com
5 24 (7.25%) BiZZdesign
6 14 (4.23%) IBM
7 11 (3.32%) Informatica
7 11 (3.32%) StreamSets
8 10 (3.02%) MuleSoft
9 6 (1.81%) Alteryx
9 6 (1.81%) Atlassian
10 4 (1.21%) Oracle
11 2 (0.60%) Adobe
11 2 (0.60%) Cloudera
11 2 (0.60%) Google
11 2 (0.60%) MicroStrategy
11 2 (0.60%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.60%) Snow
12 1 (0.30%) Splunk
12 1 (0.30%) Talend