Period
to 15 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an Azure Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 375 502 550
Rank change year-on-year +127 +48 +28
Contract jobs requiring an Azure Developer 270 128 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.59% 0.29% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.30% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 91 55
London median daily rate £475 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £372 £320 £368
90th Percentile £640 £588 £539
England median daily rate £475 £470 £425
% change year-on-year +1.06% +10.59% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 43,684 42,318 42,265
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.68% 94.95% 95.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 31,563 30,491 30,188
London median daily rate £500 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £285
90th Percentile £675 £653 £638
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 599 516 538
London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.32% +7.72% +0.16%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.75 £47.83 £50.39
England median hourly rate £18.06 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -3.44% +1.08% +2.89%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 +25 63 £475 - 15
West London -14 8 £450 - 8
South London - 6 £475 -
East London - 5 £413 - 3
North London -1 3 £450 +20.00% 1
Azure Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 270 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 196 (72.59%) .NET
3 174 (64.44%) C#
4 120 (44.44%) TDD
4 120 (44.44%) SQL
5 118 (43.70%) Agile Software Development
6 109 (40.37%) ASP.NET Web API
7 105 (38.89%) ASP.NET
8 100 (37.04%) MVC
9 98 (36.30%) JavaScript
10 86 (31.85%) AngularJS
11 85 (31.48%) Microsoft
12 76 (28.15%) SQL Server
13 72 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
14 68 (25.19%) React
15 61 (22.59%) Microservices
15 61 (22.59%) Greenfield Project
16 59 (21.85%) .NET Core
16 59 (21.85%) OO
17 58 (21.48%) HTML
17 58 (21.48%) Finance
17 58 (21.48%) Azure SQL Database
18 53 (19.63%) BDD
19 49 (18.15%) SOLID
20 41 (15.19%) Visual Studio Team System
20 41 (15.19%) HTML5
21 40 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
22 36 (13.33%) CSS
22 36 (13.33%) Git (software)
23 35 (12.96%) Cosmos DB

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 12 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (4.07%) CMS
3 8 (2.96%) IIS
4 7 (2.59%) Sitecore CMS
5 6 (2.22%) NServiceBus
5 6 (2.22%) Umbraco
6 5 (1.85%) Apache Spark
7 4 (1.48%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.74%) Confluence
8 2 (0.74%) Sitefinity
8 2 (0.74%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.74%) WordPress
9 1 (0.37%) Anypoint
9 1 (0.37%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.37%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 4 (1.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.74%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.48%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.48%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.74%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.74%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 270 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (9.63%) Azure Data Factory
3 20 (7.41%) GitHub
3 20 (7.41%) Serverless
4 19 (7.04%) PaaS
5 18 (6.67%) Azure Functions
6 17 (6.30%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (1.48%) Data Lake Analytics
7 4 (1.48%) SaaS
8 3 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.11%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (1.11%) IaaS
9 2 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.74%) Azure Machine Learning
10 1 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.85%) HTTP
2 1 (0.37%) FTP
2 1 (0.37%) Skype
2 1 (0.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (28.15%) SQL Server
2 58 (21.48%) Azure SQL Database
3 35 (12.96%) Cosmos DB
4 32 (11.85%) Data Lake
5 22 (8.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (7.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 17 (6.30%) Power BI
7 17 (6.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (3.70%) NoSQL
9 10 (3.70%) Relational Database
10 9 (3.33%) HDInsight
11 8 (2.96%) MySQL
12 7 (2.59%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (2.22%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 5 (1.85%) SQL Server 2016
15 4 (1.48%) Big Data
15 4 (1.48%) RDBMS
15 4 (1.48%) Redis
15 4 (1.48%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 41 (15.19%) Visual Studio Team System
2 36 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 19 (7.04%) Visual Studio
4 16 (5.93%) NUnit
5 14 (5.19%) Selenium
6 13 (4.81%) SpecFlow
7 11 (4.07%) Moq
8 10 (3.70%) JIRA
9 8 (2.96%) MSTest
10 7 (2.59%) Jenkins
10 7 (2.59%) TeamCity
11 6 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (1.85%) Karma Test Runner
12 5 (1.85%) Protractor
13 3 (1.11%) Bitbucket
13 3 (1.11%) MSBuild
14 2 (0.74%) Artifactory
14 2 (0.74%) git-flow
14 2 (0.74%) NCrunch
14 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 58 (21.48%) Finance
2 12 (4.44%) Banking
2 12 (4.44%) Financial Institution
3 11 (4.07%) Law
4 8 (2.96%) Retail
5 3 (1.11%) Back Office
5 3 (1.11%) Legal
6 2 (0.74%) Advertising
6 2 (0.74%) Front Office
6 2 (0.74%) Marketing
7 1 (0.37%) Digital Economy
7 1 (0.37%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (72.59%) .NET
2 109 (40.37%) ASP.NET Web API
3 105 (38.89%) ASP.NET
4 86 (31.85%) AngularJS
5 72 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 68 (25.19%) React
7 59 (21.85%) .NET Core
8 58 (21.48%) HTML
9 41 (15.19%) HTML5
10 36 (13.33%) CSS
11 29 (10.74%) REST
12 28 (10.37%) RESTful
13 26 (9.63%) WCF
14 25 (9.26%) .NET Framework
14 25 (9.26%) ASP.NET Core
14 25 (9.26%) jQuery
15 21 (7.78%) JSON
16 16 (5.93%) Entity Framework
17 12 (4.44%) Angular 2
17 12 (4.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 61 (22.59%) Greenfield Project
2 19 (7.04%) Fintech
3 17 (6.30%) Blog
4 6 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.85%) Client/Server
5 5 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.85%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.11%) User Experience
7 2 (0.74%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.74%) e-Health
7 2 (0.74%) LIMS
7 2 (0.74%) PACS
7 2 (0.74%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.37%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.37%) Contactless
8 1 (0.37%) Equities
8 1 (0.37%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.37%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.37%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.37%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.19%) Windows
2 5 (1.85%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.11%) Android
3 3 (1.11%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.74%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (44.44%) TDD
2 118 (43.70%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (37.04%) MVC
4 61 (22.59%) Microservices
5 59 (21.85%) OO
6 53 (19.63%) BDD
7 49 (18.15%) SOLID
8 40 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
9 34 (12.59%) SOA
10 25 (9.26%) Analytics
11 24 (8.89%) Scrum
12 23 (8.52%) DevOps
13 21 (7.78%) MVVM
13 21 (7.78%) Unit Testing
14 19 (7.04%) CQRS
15 18 (6.67%) E-Commerce
16 17 (6.30%) Complex Event Processing
16 17 (6.30%) Domain-Driven Design
17 16 (5.93%) Continuous Integration
18 14 (5.19%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 174 (64.44%) C#
2 120 (44.44%) SQL
3 98 (36.30%) JavaScript
4 19 (7.04%) PowerShell
5 17 (6.30%) Java
6 15 (5.56%) T-SQL
7 10 (3.70%) VB.NET
8 9 (3.33%) C
8 9 (3.33%) Python
9 7 (2.59%) TypeScript
10 4 (1.48%) Scala
11 3 (1.11%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 3 (1.11%) PHP
11 3 (1.11%) U-SQL
12 2 (0.74%) ES6
12 2 (0.74%) F#
12 2 (0.74%) R
12 2 (0.74%) Ruby
12 2 (0.74%) VBA
13 1 (0.37%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 7 (2.59%) Degree
2 3 (1.11%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.74%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.37%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.37%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.22%) QA
2 2 (0.74%) HL7
3 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (5.93%) Docker
2 1 (0.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (3.33%) Kubernetes
2 6 (2.22%) Terraform
3 3 (1.11%) Puppet
4 2 (0.74%) Ansible
4 2 (0.74%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 85 (31.48%) Microsoft
2 7 (2.59%) Sitecore
3 5 (1.85%) Databricks
3 5 (1.85%) Oracle
4 3 (1.11%) Apigee
4 3 (1.11%) DevExpress
4 3 (1.11%) Tableau
5 2 (0.74%) Atlassian
5 2 (0.74%) MuleSoft
5 2 (0.74%) Northgate
5 2 (0.74%) Oneserve
6 1 (0.37%) Google
6 1 (0.37%) Guidewire
6 1 (0.37%) Mashery
6 1 (0.37%) Perforce
6 1 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.37%) Splunk
6 1 (0.37%) Teradata
6 1 (0.37%) Veracode