Period
to 3 August 2021

The median contractor rate for an Azure Developer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 3 August 2021.

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
3 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 322 231 366
Rank change year-on-year -91 +135 +44
Contract jobs requiring an Azure Developer 207 154 245
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.68% 0.98% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 1.06% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 117 212
10th Percentile £383 £425 £413
25th Percentile £435 £463 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £625 £588 £550
90th Percentile £686 £625 £599
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £60.00
England median hourly rate - - £60.00

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 28,216 14,540 38,095
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.81% 92.99% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,295 10,476 27,685
10th Percentile £350 £313 £313
25th Percentile £438 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £538 £513 £500
Median % change year-on-year +4.88% +2.50% -
75th Percentile £638 £613 £600
90th Percentile £725 £701 £680
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 285 168 461
10th Percentile £14.58 £15.00 £12.04
25th Percentile £20.00 £20.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate £32.00 £35.50 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year -9.86% +77.50% +1.27%
75th Percentile £51.00 £47.83 £37.50
90th Percentile £66.20 £61.25 £53.00
England median hourly rate £19.89 £20.38 £18.88
% change year-on-year -2.39% +7.95% +7.86%

Azure Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure Developer in London

Azure Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Azure Developer in London.

Daily rate trend for Azure Developer in London

Azure Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Azure Developer in London over the 6 months to 3 August 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Azure Developer in London

Azure Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Azure Developer in London.

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 3 August 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
Central London -31 19 £575 +4.55% 14
Azure Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 2021, 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%) Azure
2 130 (62.80%) .NET
3 112 (54.11%) C#
4 85 (41.06%) DevOps
5 84 (40.58%) SQL
6 78 (37.68%) Agile Software Development
7 65 (31.40%) .NET Core
8 55 (26.57%) Serverless
9 52 (25.12%) Azure Functions
10 51 (24.64%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 51 (24.64%) Kubernetes
11 50 (24.15%) SQL Server
12 49 (23.67%) Azure SQL Database
12 49 (23.67%) Full Stack Development
13 46 (22.22%) Microservices
14 42 (20.29%) Python
15 41 (19.81%) Microsoft
15 41 (19.81%) AWS
16 40 (19.32%) TDD
17 36 (17.39%) PaaS
18 33 (15.94%) Software Engineering
19 32 (15.46%) JavaScript
20 31 (14.98%) Greenfield Project
21 30 (14.49%) Azure Logic Apps
22 29 (14.01%) Git (software)
23 28 (13.53%) REST
24 27 (13.04%) Azure Storage
25 26 (12.56%) MongoDB
25 26 (12.56%) T-SQL
26 25 (12.08%) Oracle

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 24 (11.59%) BizTalk Server
2 13 (6.28%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.38%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.93%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.45%) Apache
5 3 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.97%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.97%) SAS
7 1 (0.48%) Confluence
7 1 (0.48%) Ethereum
7 1 (0.48%) IIS
7 1 (0.48%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.48%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 207 (100.00%) Azure
2 55 (26.57%) Serverless
3 52 (25.12%) Azure Functions
4 51 (24.64%) Azure Cosmos DB
5 41 (19.81%) AWS
6 36 (17.39%) PaaS
7 30 (14.49%) Azure Logic Apps
8 27 (13.04%) Azure Storage
9 25 (12.08%) Power Platform
10 23 (11.11%) Azure Data Factory
11 21 (10.14%) AWS Lambda
11 21 (10.14%) Azure Service Bus
12 16 (7.73%) IaaS
12 16 (7.73%) Microsoft 365
13 10 (4.83%) Azure Active Directory
14 8 (3.86%) Yammer
15 7 (3.38%) Azure Event Grid
15 7 (3.38%) Azure Synapse Analytics
16 6 (2.90%) PowerApps
17 5 (2.42%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.45%) FTP
1 3 (1.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (24.15%) SQL Server
2 49 (23.67%) Azure SQL Database
3 26 (12.56%) MongoDB
4 21 (10.14%) Data Lake
5 19 (9.18%) Power BI
6 14 (6.76%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (6.76%) NoSQL
7 13 (6.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (2.42%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.93%) Big Data
9 4 (1.93%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.93%) Metadata
9 4 (1.93%) SAP HANA
10 3 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.45%) Apache Hive
10 3 (1.45%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.45%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (0.97%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 29 (14.01%) Git (software)
2 9 (4.35%) Visual Studio Team System
3 5 (2.42%) JUnit
3 5 (2.42%) Mockito
3 5 (2.42%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.93%) NUnit
4 4 (1.93%) Subversion
5 3 (1.45%) ER Studio
5 3 (1.45%) ERwin
5 3 (1.45%) JIRA
6 2 (0.97%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.97%) MSTest
6 2 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.48%) GitLab
7 1 (0.48%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.48%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.48%) Moq
7 1 (0.48%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.48%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (11.11%) Finance
2 19 (9.18%) Social Skills
3 11 (5.31%) Banking
3 11 (5.31%) Presentation Skills
4 8 (3.86%) Documentation Skills
5 7 (3.38%) Retail
6 6 (2.90%) Public Sector
7 4 (1.93%) Front Office
8 3 (1.45%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.48%) Automotive
10 1 (0.48%) Back Office
10 1 (0.48%) Games
10 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.48%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (62.80%) .NET
2 65 (31.40%) .NET Core
3 28 (13.53%) REST
4 25 (12.08%) ASP.NET
5 21 (10.14%) .NET Framework
6 19 (9.18%) RESTful
7 17 (8.21%) HTML
7 17 (8.21%) JSON
8 15 (7.25%) ASP.NET Web API
8 15 (7.25%) CSS
8 15 (7.25%) Web Services
9 14 (6.76%) AngularJS
10 13 (6.28%) React
11 12 (5.80%) Entity Framework
12 11 (5.31%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (4.35%) Blazor
13 9 (4.35%) GraphQL
13 9 (4.35%) HTML5
13 9 (4.35%) Spring
14 8 (3.86%) Microsoft Graph
Miscellaneous
1 31 (14.98%) Greenfield Project
2 24 (11.59%) Cloud Native
3 21 (10.14%) Legacy Systems
4 5 (2.42%) Credit Risk
4 5 (2.42%) Market Risk
5 4 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.97%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.48%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.48%) Legacy Applications
7 1 (0.48%) Mashup
7 1 (0.48%) PKI
7 1 (0.48%) Renewable Energy
7 1 (0.48%) Replication
7 1 (0.48%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (7.73%) Windows
2 4 (1.93%) Linux
2 4 (1.93%) Unix
3 3 (1.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (41.06%) DevOps
2 78 (37.68%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (23.67%) Full Stack Development
4 46 (22.22%) Microservices
5 40 (19.32%) TDD
6 33 (15.94%) Software Engineering
7 24 (11.59%) Data Development
8 23 (11.11%) SDLC
9 22 (10.63%) Continuous Improvement
10 21 (10.14%) BDD
11 20 (9.66%) Data Engineering
11 20 (9.66%) MVC
12 17 (8.21%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (8.21%) Test Automation
13 16 (7.73%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (6.76%) Analytics
14 14 (6.76%) Migration
15 12 (5.80%) OOP
15 12 (5.80%) Scrum
15 12 (5.80%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 112 (54.11%) C#
2 84 (40.58%) SQL
3 42 (20.29%) Python
4 32 (15.46%) JavaScript
5 26 (12.56%) T-SQL
6 22 (10.63%) Go
7 21 (10.14%) C++
7 21 (10.14%) PL/SQL
8 16 (7.73%) Java
9 12 (5.80%) PowerShell
10 6 (2.90%) Java 8
11 5 (2.42%) Bash Shell
11 5 (2.42%) C
11 5 (2.42%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 5 (2.42%) TypeScript
12 3 (1.45%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.97%) R
14 1 (0.48%) Ruby
14 1 (0.48%) Scala
14 1 (0.48%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (5.80%) Degree
2 7 (3.38%) Numerate Degree
3 5 (2.42%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.42%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.31%) QA
2 1 (0.48%) WCAG
System Software
1 21 (10.14%) Docker
2 10 (4.83%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.45%) HDFS
3 3 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 51 (24.64%) Kubernetes
2 15 (7.25%) Terraform
3 9 (4.35%) Grafana
3 9 (4.35%) Prometheus
3 9 (4.35%) ZABBIX
4 8 (3.86%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (1.45%) Ansible
5 3 (1.45%) Kibana
6 1 (0.48%) Marathon
Vendors
1 41 (19.81%) Microsoft
2 25 (12.08%) Oracle
3 21 (10.14%) MuleSoft
4 10 (4.83%) Databricks
5 9 (4.35%) New Relic
5 9 (4.35%) Spiceworks
5 9 (4.35%) Splunk
6 7 (3.38%) ESRI
6 7 (3.38%) Telerik
7 4 (1.93%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.93%) SAP
8 2 (0.97%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.48%) Alteryx
9 1 (0.48%) Cadence
9 1 (0.48%) Google
9 1 (0.48%) Informatica
9 1 (0.48%) MEDITECH
9 1 (0.48%) Remedy
9 1 (0.48%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.48%) VMware