Period
to 20 June 2018

The median contractor rate for an Azure Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
England > London
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 420 475 535
Rank change year-on-year +55 +60 +60
Contract jobs requiring an Azure Developer 207 109 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.46% 0.27% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.29% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 73 49
London median daily rate £475 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +7.14%
10th Percentile £363 £321 £388
90th Percentile £633 £620 £519
England median daily rate £475 £469 £438
% change year-on-year +1.33% +7.14% +22.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
London median hourly rate - - £45.00
England median hourly rate - - £45.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 42,589 37,835 41,659
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 95.08% 95.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 30,770 26,956 30,015
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £281
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 666 489 522
London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.00 £18.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.27% +16.60% -4.30%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.40 £46.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £19.99
% change year-on-year -1.07% -6.46% +14.24%

Azure Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Azure Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Azure Developer in London

Azure Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Azure Developer in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Azure Developer in London

Azure Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Azure Developer in London over the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Azure Developer in London

Azure Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Azure Developer in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Azure Developer in London

Azure Developer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Azure Developer within the London region over the 6 months to 20 June 2018. 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
Central London +5 65 £450 +5.88% 9
East London -9 7 - - 2
West London -33 2 £400 -15.79% 2
North London +3 1 £500 -
South London - 1 - -
Azure Developer
England

Azure Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 June 2018, Azure Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region featuring Azure Developer in the job title.

1 207 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 158 (76.33%) .NET
3 138 (66.67%) C#
4 93 (44.93%) Agile Software Development
5 83 (40.10%) SQL
6 76 (36.71%) TDD
7 74 (35.75%) ASP.NET Web API
8 73 (35.27%) ASP.NET
9 69 (33.33%) MVC
10 64 (30.92%) SQL Server
11 62 (29.95%) JavaScript
12 53 (25.60%) HTML
13 52 (25.12%) ASP.NET MVC
14 49 (23.67%) Microsoft
15 45 (21.74%) OO
16 42 (20.29%) AngularJS
17 41 (19.81%) Finance
17 41 (19.81%) Git (software)
18 39 (18.84%) BDD
19 38 (18.36%) CSS
19 38 (18.36%) React
20 35 (16.91%) HTML5
21 33 (15.94%) Greenfield Project
22 31 (14.98%) SOLID
23 30 (14.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 30 (14.49%) Business Intelligence
24 29 (14.01%) T-SQL
25 28 (13.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 27 (13.04%) SOA
26 27 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server

Azure Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 21 (10.14%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (5.31%) CMS
3 6 (2.90%) IIS
3 6 (2.90%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (2.90%) Umbraco
4 5 (2.42%) NServiceBus
5 4 (1.93%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.93%) EPiServer
6 3 (1.45%) Sitefinity
7 2 (0.97%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.48%) Anypoint
8 1 (0.48%) Apache
8 1 (0.48%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (1.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.97%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 207 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (10.63%) PaaS
4 12 (5.80%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (5.31%) GitHub
6 8 (3.86%) Azure Data Factory
7 5 (2.42%) Serverless
8 3 (1.45%) Data Lake Analytics
9 2 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.48%) IaaS
10 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.42%) HTTP
2 1 (0.48%) FTP
2 1 (0.48%) Skype
2 1 (0.48%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (30.92%) SQL Server
2 30 (14.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (13.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (12.56%) Azure SQL Database
4 26 (12.56%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (8.21%) Cosmos DB
6 16 (7.73%) Data Lake
7 15 (7.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 14 (6.76%) Power BI
9 13 (6.28%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 13 (6.28%) NoSQL
10 12 (5.80%) SQL Server 2014
11 11 (5.31%) SQL Server 2016
12 10 (4.83%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (3.86%) HDInsight
14 7 (3.38%) Big Data
14 7 (3.38%) Relational Database
15 4 (1.93%) Redis
16 3 (1.45%) Apache Hive
16 3 (1.45%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 41 (19.81%) Git (software)
2 27 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (10.63%) Visual Studio Team System
4 17 (8.21%) Visual Studio
5 11 (5.31%) SpecFlow
6 10 (4.83%) Jenkins
7 9 (4.35%) Selenium
8 7 (3.38%) NUnit
8 7 (3.38%) TeamCity
9 6 (2.90%) MSTest
10 4 (1.93%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (1.45%) Karma Test Runner
11 3 (1.45%) Moq
11 3 (1.45%) MSBuild
11 3 (1.45%) Protractor
12 2 (0.97%) GitLab
13 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 1 (0.48%) Subversion
13 1 (0.48%) WebDriver
General
1 41 (19.81%) Finance
2 13 (6.28%) Retail
3 12 (5.80%) Banking
4 8 (3.86%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.93%) Law
5 4 (1.93%) Legal
6 2 (0.97%) Back Office
7 1 (0.48%) Advertising
7 1 (0.48%) Digital Economy
7 1 (0.48%) Games
7 1 (0.48%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (76.33%) .NET
2 74 (35.75%) ASP.NET Web API
3 73 (35.27%) ASP.NET
4 53 (25.60%) HTML
5 52 (25.12%) ASP.NET MVC
6 42 (20.29%) AngularJS
7 38 (18.36%) CSS
7 38 (18.36%) React
8 35 (16.91%) HTML5
9 23 (11.11%) RESTful
10 21 (10.14%) ASP.NET Core
11 19 (9.18%) .NET Core
11 19 (9.18%) jQuery
12 16 (7.73%) .NET Framework
12 16 (7.73%) JSON
12 16 (7.73%) WCF
13 13 (6.28%) CSS3
14 12 (5.80%) REST
14 12 (5.80%) Web Services
15 10 (4.83%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 33 (15.94%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (4.35%) Blog
3 5 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (2.42%) Fintech
4 4 (1.93%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.93%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.45%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.45%) NHS
5 3 (1.45%) User Experience
6 2 (0.97%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.48%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.48%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.48%) Equities
7 1 (0.48%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.28%) Windows
2 4 (1.93%) Android
2 4 (1.93%) Apple iOS
2 4 (1.93%) Windows Server
3 2 (0.97%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (44.93%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (36.71%) TDD
3 69 (33.33%) MVC
4 45 (21.74%) OO
5 39 (18.84%) BDD
6 31 (14.98%) SOLID
7 30 (14.49%) Business Intelligence
8 27 (13.04%) SOA
9 26 (12.56%) Microservices
10 21 (10.14%) ETL
11 20 (9.66%) Analytics
11 20 (9.66%) E-Commerce
11 20 (9.66%) Unit Testing
12 18 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (8.21%) Scrum
13 17 (8.21%) SDLC
14 14 (6.76%) DevOps
14 14 (6.76%) MVVM
15 11 (5.31%) Domain-Driven Design
15 11 (5.31%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 138 (66.67%) C#
2 83 (40.10%) SQL
3 62 (29.95%) JavaScript
4 29 (14.01%) T-SQL
5 18 (8.70%) PowerShell
6 17 (8.21%) VB.NET
7 8 (3.86%) Python
8 6 (2.90%) Java
8 6 (2.90%) TypeScript
9 4 (1.93%) VBA
10 3 (1.45%) Scala
11 2 (0.97%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 2 (0.97%) PHP
11 2 (0.97%) R
11 2 (0.97%) Ruby
12 1 (0.48%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.48%) Go
12 1 (0.48%) Perl
12 1 (0.48%) U-SQL
12 1 (0.48%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (4.83%) Degree
2 3 (1.45%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.97%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.48%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.48%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.48%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.93%) QA
2 2 (0.97%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (6.76%) Docker
2 1 (0.48%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.48%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (2.90%) Terraform
2 4 (1.93%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 49 (23.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.38%) Sitecore
3 6 (2.90%) Tableau
4 5 (2.42%) Google
5 3 (1.45%) Databricks
5 3 (1.45%) MuleSoft
5 3 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.97%) Apigee
7 1 (0.48%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.48%) Mashery
7 1 (0.48%) Perforce
7 1 (0.48%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.48%) Splunk
7 1 (0.48%) Teradata