Period
to 14 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Power Platform skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Power Platform over the 6 months to 14 October 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 Power Platform
UK > England
6 months to
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 92 199 344
Rank change year-on-year +107 +145 +229
Contract jobs citing Power Platform 2,027 1,334 633
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.60% 1.43% 0.70%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.84% 6.09% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,423 992 453
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +3.03%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £300
90th Percentile £619 £575 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 11 6
England median hourly rate £36.00 £22.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.64% +2.33% -
10th Percentile £17.85 £16.16 £20.75
90th Percentile £73.75 £42.50 £36.25
UK median hourly rate £28.67 £22.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +30.31% +2.33% -

Power Platform 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 22,917 21,896 14,732
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 29.36% 23.45% 16.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,827 15,245 10,216
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £300 £306 £270
90th Percentile £663 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £495 £475 £455
% change year-on-year +4.21% +4.40% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 361 311 208
England median hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% +6.58%
10th Percentile £13.89 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £82.50 £60.00 £63.75
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +22.86% -12.50% +7.85%

Power Platform
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Power Platform as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Power Platform in England

Power Platform
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Power Platform in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Power Platform in England

Power Platform
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Power Platform in England over the 6 months to 14 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Power Platform in England

Power Platform
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Power Platform in England

Power Platform
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Power Platform in England over the 6 months to 14 October 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Power Platform in England

Power Platform
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 Power Platform within the England region over the 6 months to 14 October 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 +84 970 £475 +2.70% 219
South East +87 371 £425 -3.95% 84
North of England +112 263 £425 +17.24% 145
Midlands +98 171 £425 +9.68% 100
North West +72 168 £438 +25.00% 87
West Midlands +107 145 £425 +10.03% 74
South West +18 145 £425 - 55
East of England +84 97 £450 +12.50% 44
Yorkshire +77 87 £400 +6.67% 45
East Midlands +9 24 £425 +4.94% 23
North East +25 8 £450 +25.00% 13
Power Platform
UK

For the 6 months to 14 October 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Power Platform 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 Power Platform.

1 1,878 (92.65%) Power BI
2 1,615 (79.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1,101 (54.32%) SQL
4 858 (42.33%) Microsoft
5 832 (41.05%) Azure
6 594 (29.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 592 (29.21%) SQL Server
8 552 (27.23%) Agile Software Development
9 540 (26.64%) Data Warehouse
10 497 (24.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 439 (21.66%) Analytics
12 412 (20.33%) Tableau
13 388 (19.14%) Finance
14 381 (18.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 369 (18.20%) Visualisation
16 367 (18.11%) ETL
17 320 (15.79%) SharePoint
18 317 (15.64%) Data Modelling
19 292 (14.41%) C#
20 272 (13.42%) Microsoft Excel
21 246 (12.14%) Python
22 244 (12.04%) Analytical Skills
23 237 (11.69%) Migration
24 232 (11.45%) Data Lake
25 231 (11.40%) .NET
26 227 (11.20%) DevOps
27 214 (10.56%) Dynamics 365
28 213 (10.51%) PowerApps
29 210 (10.36%) Office 365
29 210 (10.36%) CRM

Power Platform
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
1 320 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 55 (2.71%) Apache Spark
3 41 (2.02%) Confluence
4 28 (1.38%) SAS
5 27 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 21 (1.04%) Skype for Business
7 17 (0.84%) Apache
8 16 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
9 10 (0.49%) ArcGIS
9 10 (0.49%) CMS
10 8 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (0.39%) Jupyter
10 8 (0.39%) R Markdown
11 7 (0.35%) MS Exchange
12 6 (0.30%) Apache Airflow
12 6 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (0.30%) WebLogic
12 6 (0.30%) WebLogic Integration
12 6 (0.30%) WordPress
13 5 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 272 (13.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 54 (2.66%) Microsoft Office
3 35 (1.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 24 (1.18%) MS Visio
5 16 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
6 11 (0.54%) InfoPath
6 11 (0.54%) SPSS
7 5 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (0.15%) Stata
9 2 (0.099%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.099%) Weka
Business Applications
1 164 (8.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 46 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
3 27 (1.33%) Dynamics NAV
4 14 (0.69%) SAP ERP
5 11 (0.54%) SAP CO
5 11 (0.54%) SAP FI
5 11 (0.54%) SAP FI/CO
6 10 (0.49%) NetSuite
6 10 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 6 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
7 6 (0.30%) Unit4 Business World
8 5 (0.25%) Elite 3E
9 4 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 4 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
9 4 (0.20%) Oracle Retail
9 4 (0.20%) Sprinklr
10 3 (0.15%) Primavera
11 2 (0.099%) Dynamics GP
11 2 (0.099%) Revive Adserver
11 2 (0.099%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 832 (41.05%) Azure
2 214 (10.56%) Dynamics 365
3 213 (10.51%) PowerApps
4 210 (10.36%) Office 365
5 165 (8.14%) Azure Data Factory
6 134 (6.61%) AWS
7 100 (4.93%) Serverless
8 98 (4.83%) Microsoft Flow
9 74 (3.65%) PaaS
10 72 (3.55%) Azure Functions
11 61 (3.01%) Data Lake Analytics
12 47 (2.32%) IaaS
13 46 (2.27%) OneDrive
14 32 (1.58%) GitHub
15 31 (1.53%) SaaS
16 27 (1.33%) Azure Machine Learning
17 25 (1.23%) Azure Active Directory
18 22 (1.09%) Yammer
19 17 (0.84%) GCP
19 17 (0.84%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (1.87%) Skype
2 27 (1.33%) WAN
3 17 (0.84%) Intranet
4 16 (0.79%) Intrusion Detection
4 16 (0.79%) LAN
4 16 (0.79%) VPN
5 5 (0.25%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (0.25%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (0.25%) DHCP
5 5 (0.25%) Firewall
5 5 (0.25%) VLAN
6 4 (0.20%) DNS
6 4 (0.20%) Internet
6 4 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.15%) Extranet
7 3 (0.15%) HTTP
7 3 (0.15%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.099%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.099%) VoIP
8 2 (0.099%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,878 (92.65%) Power BI
2 594 (29.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 592 (29.21%) SQL Server
4 540 (26.64%) Data Warehouse
5 497 (24.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 381 (18.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 232 (11.45%) Data Lake
8 144 (7.10%) Azure SQL Database
9 130 (6.41%) Big Data
10 124 (6.12%) QlikView
11 116 (5.72%) Relational Database
12 91 (4.49%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 88 (4.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 69 (3.40%) BusinessObjects
15 66 (3.26%) SQL Server 2012
16 54 (2.66%) OLAP
17 52 (2.57%) Hadoop
18 45 (2.22%) Cosmos DB
18 45 (2.22%) SQL Server 2017
19 44 (2.17%) HDInsight
Development Applications
1 112 (5.53%) Visual Studio
2 94 (4.64%) JIRA
3 91 (4.49%) Visual Studio Team System
4 70 (3.45%) Git (software)
5 29 (1.43%) TeamCity
6 26 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
7 24 (1.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 22 (1.09%) Octopus Deploy
9 16 (0.79%) Jenkins
10 15 (0.74%) ERwin
11 10 (0.49%) RStudio
11 10 (0.49%) Selenium
12 8 (0.39%) Eclipse
13 4 (0.20%) Subversion
13 4 (0.20%) WebDriver
14 3 (0.15%) Balsamiq
14 3 (0.15%) Bitbucket
14 3 (0.15%) Cucumber
14 3 (0.15%) Sonatype Nexus
14 3 (0.15%) webpack
General
1 388 (19.14%) Finance
2 149 (7.35%) Public Sector
3 89 (4.39%) Retail
4 71 (3.50%) Banking
5 52 (2.57%) Legal
5 52 (2.57%) Marketing
6 37 (1.83%) Investment Banking
7 36 (1.78%) Front Office
8 28 (1.38%) Publishing
9 25 (1.23%) Telecoms
10 22 (1.09%) Manufacturing
11 16 (0.79%) Law
12 13 (0.64%) Back Office
12 13 (0.64%) Local Government
13 12 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
14 9 (0.44%) Advertising
15 7 (0.35%) Electronics
16 5 (0.25%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.25%) Games
16 5 (0.25%) German Language
Job Titles
1 799 (39.42%) Developer
2 413 (20.37%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 409 (20.18%) Analyst
4 256 (12.63%) Power BI Developer
5 205 (10.11%) Architect
6 168 (8.29%) Consultant
7 145 (7.15%) Data Analyst
8 134 (6.61%) SQL Developer
9 128 (6.31%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 78 (3.85%) Data Engineer
11 70 (3.45%) Power BI Analyst
12 69 (3.40%) Business Analyst
13 67 (3.31%) Data Architect
14 66 (3.26%) Azure Developer
14 66 (3.26%) Business Intelligence Consultant
15 64 (3.16%) SQL BI Developer
16 58 (2.86%) Power BI Consultant
17 56 (2.76%) Azure Engineer
18 51 (2.52%) SharePoint Developer
19 45 (2.22%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 231 (11.40%) .NET
2 103 (5.08%) ASP.NET
3 98 (4.83%) JSON
4 95 (4.69%) XML
5 91 (4.49%) MDX
6 72 (3.55%) HTML
7 67 (3.31%) REST
8 66 (3.26%) Web Services
9 58 (2.86%) CSS
10 47 (2.32%) AngularJS
11 25 (1.23%) React
12 24 (1.18%) Kafka
12 24 (1.18%) SOAP
13 23 (1.13%) .NET Framework
13 23 (1.13%) HTML5
14 21 (1.04%) jQuery
15 19 (0.94%) ASP.NET MVC
15 19 (0.94%) ASP.NET Web API
16 15 (0.74%) .NET Core
16 15 (0.74%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 244 (12.04%) Analytical Skills
2 78 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 67 (3.31%) Greenfield Project
4 54 (2.66%) Data Structures
5 48 (2.37%) User Experience
6 43 (2.12%) Algorithms
7 32 (1.58%) NHS
8 26 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
9 24 (1.18%) Hedge funds
10 19 (0.94%) Self-Motivation
11 17 (0.84%) Replication
12 13 (0.64%) Private Cloud
13 11 (0.54%) Equities
13 11 (0.54%) Fixed Income
13 11 (0.54%) FMCG
14 10 (0.49%) Credit Risk
14 10 (0.49%) Public Cloud
14 10 (0.49%) Reinsurance
15 9 (0.44%) e-Learning
15 9 (0.44%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 74 (3.65%) Windows
2 20 (0.99%) Windows 10
3 18 (0.89%) Linux
4 14 (0.69%) Unix
5 11 (0.54%) VMS
5 11 (0.54%) Windows Server
6 8 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.20%) Android
8 4 (0.20%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.099%) Solaris
11 1 (0.049%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.049%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,615 (79.67%) Business Intelligence
2 552 (27.23%) Agile Software Development
3 439 (21.66%) Analytics
4 369 (18.20%) Visualisation
5 367 (18.11%) ETL
6 317 (15.64%) Data Modelling
7 237 (11.69%) Migration
8 227 (11.20%) DevOps
9 210 (10.36%) CRM
10 201 (9.92%) Data Analysis
11 176 (8.68%) Data Visualisation
12 152 (7.50%) Scrum
13 144 (7.10%) Data Science
14 131 (6.46%) Dashboard Development
15 111 (5.48%) Data Migration
16 109 (5.38%) Data Management
17 106 (5.23%) Stakeholder Management
18 105 (5.18%) Machine Learning
19 101 (4.98%) Project Management
20 99 (4.88%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 1,101 (54.32%) SQL
2 292 (14.41%) C#
3 246 (12.14%) Python
4 200 (9.87%) PowerShell
5 197 (9.72%) T-SQL
6 165 (8.14%) JavaScript
7 162 (7.99%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 103 (5.08%) R
9 98 (4.83%) Java
10 56 (2.76%) VBA
11 31 (1.53%) Scala
12 27 (1.33%) VB
13 22 (1.09%) Perl
13 22 (1.09%) PL/SQL
14 21 (1.04%) C
15 17 (0.84%) U-SQL
16 14 (0.69%) Bash Shell
17 11 (0.54%) C++
18 10 (0.49%) VB.NET
18 10 (0.49%) VB6
Qualifications
1 116 (5.72%) Security Cleared
2 108 (5.33%) Degree
3 88 (4.34%) SC Cleared
4 47 (2.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 32 (1.58%) BPSS Clearance
6 23 (1.13%) PhD
7 20 (0.99%) DBS Check
7 20 (0.99%) MCSA
8 18 (0.89%) Computer Science Degree
9 14 (0.69%) TOGAF Certification
10 12 (0.59%) Master's Degree
11 11 (0.54%) MCSE
12 10 (0.49%) DV Cleared
12 10 (0.49%) PMI Certification
13 6 (0.30%) ACCA
13 6 (0.30%) CIMA
13 6 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
13 6 (0.30%) PMP
14 3 (0.15%) CFA
14 3 (0.15%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (4.64%) Data Quality
2 85 (4.19%) QA
3 27 (1.33%) GDPR
4 23 (1.13%) PMO
5 4 (0.20%) PA-DSS
5 4 (0.20%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.20%) SLA
6 3 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.049%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.049%) PSD2
System Software
1 58 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 14 (0.69%) Docker
3 11 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (0.39%) HDFS
6 4 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.099%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.099%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.099%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (1.28%) Microsoft Intune
2 9 (0.44%) Ansible
2 9 (0.44%) Kibana
2 9 (0.44%) Kubernetes
2 9 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (0.44%) Puppet
2 9 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
3 8 (0.39%) Hadoop YARN
3 8 (0.39%) SCCM
3 8 (0.39%) Terraform
4 7 (0.35%) Control-M
5 6 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (0.25%) FortiGate
7 4 (0.20%) Data Guard
7 4 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (0.15%) Demisto
8 3 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (0.15%) SCOM
9 2 (0.099%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 858 (42.33%) Microsoft
2 412 (20.33%) Tableau
3 148 (7.30%) Oracle
4 103 (5.08%) SAP
5 99 (4.88%) Databricks
6 57 (2.81%) Cognos
7 44 (2.17%) MicroStrategy
7 44 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
8 36 (1.78%) Google
9 28 (1.38%) Alteryx
10 25 (1.23%) Informatica
11 21 (1.04%) Talend
12 20 (0.99%) Palantir
13 18 (0.89%) Cloudera
14 15 (0.74%) Adobe
14 15 (0.74%) Workday
15 12 (0.59%) IBM
15 12 (0.59%) MuleSoft
15 12 (0.59%) Nintex
16 11 (0.54%) JD Edwards