Period
to 22 August 2019

The median contractor rate for an Azure Developer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 August 2019.

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
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 347 383 480
Rank change year-on-year +36 +97 +81
Contract jobs requiring an Azure Developer 238 253 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.60% 0.56% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.59% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 223 85
London median daily rate £500 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £413 £363 £319
90th Percentile £588 £648 £575
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
London median hourly rate £47.50 - -
England median hourly rate £47.50 - -

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 37,047 43,018 40,745
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.14% 94.67% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,501 31,041 29,057
London median daily rate £500 £500 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.09% +7.78%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £306
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 490 623 503
London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £12.48 £13.03 £12.52
90th Percentile £60.05 £51.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +8.11% - -2.63%

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 22 August 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Azure Developer in London over the 6 months to 22 August 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 22 August 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
Central London +39 76 £500 +11.11% 14
West London +21 7 £513 +28.13% 2
East London +2 1 £375 -6.25%
Azure Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, 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.

1 238 (100.00%) Azure
2 147 (61.76%) .NET
3 119 (50.00%) C#
4 97 (40.76%) Agile Software Development
5 83 (34.87%) Microservices
6 81 (34.03%) SQL
6 81 (34.03%) Microsoft
7 75 (31.51%) JavaScript
8 73 (30.67%) TDD
9 66 (27.73%) Git (software)
10 64 (26.89%) SQL Server
11 63 (26.47%) Finance
12 59 (24.79%) .NET Core
13 56 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web API
14 55 (23.11%) AngularJS
15 53 (22.27%) ASP.NET
16 52 (21.85%) Scrum
17 51 (21.43%) DevOps
18 46 (19.33%) React
18 46 (19.33%) Docker
19 42 (17.65%) AWS
20 41 (17.23%) HTML
21 40 (16.81%) Business Intelligence
21 40 (16.81%) MVC
21 40 (16.81%) RESTful
21 40 (16.81%) .NET Framework
22 38 (15.97%) Kubernetes
23 37 (15.55%) Power Platform
24 35 (14.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 35 (14.71%) Data Warehouse

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 6 (2.52%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.10%) CMS
3 4 (1.68%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.84%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (0.84%) Magnolia
5 1 (0.42%) Apache
5 1 (0.42%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.42%) Confluence
5 1 (0.42%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 238 (100.00%) Azure
2 42 (17.65%) AWS
3 37 (15.55%) Power Platform
4 30 (12.61%) Azure Data Factory
5 21 (8.82%) OpenShift
5 21 (8.82%) Serverless
6 19 (7.98%) PaaS
7 17 (7.14%) Azure Functions
8 10 (4.20%) IaaS
9 9 (3.78%) Dynamics 365
9 9 (3.78%) GCP
9 9 (3.78%) Office 365
10 8 (3.36%) SaaS
11 7 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
11 7 (2.94%) GitHub
12 6 (2.52%) Data Lake Analytics
12 6 (2.52%) Microsoft Flow
12 6 (2.52%) PowerApps
13 4 (1.68%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
13 4 (1.68%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.26%) DNS
2 1 (0.42%) AMQP
2 1 (0.42%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (0.42%) SAN
2 1 (0.42%) Skype
2 1 (0.42%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (26.89%) SQL Server
2 35 (14.71%) Data Warehouse
2 35 (14.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 33 (13.87%) Azure SQL Database
4 31 (13.03%) Power BI
5 30 (12.61%) Data Lake
6 24 (10.08%) NoSQL
7 23 (9.66%) Cosmos DB
8 19 (7.98%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 16 (6.72%) Relational Database
10 14 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 13 (5.46%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (4.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (3.78%) MySQL
14 6 (2.52%) Redis
14 6 (2.52%) SQL Server 2017
15 5 (2.10%) Pentaho
15 5 (2.10%) SQL Server 2016
16 4 (1.68%) Big Data
17 3 (1.26%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 66 (27.73%) Git (software)
2 21 (8.82%) Visual Studio Team System
3 17 (7.14%) Visual Studio
4 12 (5.04%) JIRA
5 11 (4.62%) Jenkins
6 10 (4.20%) NUnit
7 9 (3.78%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (2.52%) Bitbucket
8 6 (2.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (2.10%) MSBuild
10 4 (1.68%) Selenium
10 4 (1.68%) TeamCity
11 3 (1.26%) Moq
11 3 (1.26%) MSTest
11 3 (1.26%) SpecFlow
12 2 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.84%) Gradle
12 2 (0.84%) Jasmine
12 2 (0.84%) Karma Test Runner
12 2 (0.84%) Maven
General
1 63 (26.47%) Finance
2 8 (3.36%) Banking
3 6 (2.52%) Public Sector
4 3 (1.26%) Environmental Health
4 3 (1.26%) Front Office
5 2 (0.84%) Law
6 1 (0.42%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.42%) Games
6 1 (0.42%) Legal
6 1 (0.42%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (61.76%) .NET
2 59 (24.79%) .NET Core
3 56 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web API
4 55 (23.11%) AngularJS
5 53 (22.27%) ASP.NET
6 46 (19.33%) React
7 41 (17.23%) HTML
8 40 (16.81%) .NET Framework
8 40 (16.81%) RESTful
9 29 (12.18%) HTML5
10 28 (11.76%) Node.js
11 27 (11.34%) REST
12 25 (10.50%) ASP.NET Core
13 23 (9.66%) CSS
14 22 (9.24%) ASP.NET MVC
14 22 (9.24%) Kafka
15 20 (8.40%) Vue.js
16 16 (6.72%) Web Services
17 13 (5.46%) Entity Framework
18 11 (4.62%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.34%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (3.36%) Mobile App
3 5 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (2.10%) Replication
3 5 (2.10%) User Experience
4 3 (1.26%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (0.84%) Reinsurance
5 2 (0.84%) Video\Live Streaming
6 1 (0.42%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.42%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.42%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.42%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.42%) Renewable Energy
6 1 (0.42%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (5.04%) Windows
2 3 (1.26%) Linux
2 3 (1.26%) Unix
3 2 (0.84%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.42%) Android
4 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.42%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (40.76%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (34.87%) Microservices
3 73 (30.67%) TDD
4 52 (21.85%) Scrum
5 51 (21.43%) DevOps
6 40 (16.81%) Business Intelligence
6 40 (16.81%) MVC
7 34 (14.29%) SOLID
8 27 (11.34%) User Stories
9 26 (10.92%) BDD
10 25 (10.50%) SOA
11 24 (10.08%) OO
12 22 (9.24%) Kanban
12 22 (9.24%) Test Automation
13 20 (8.40%) Use Case
14 19 (7.98%) ETL
15 18 (7.56%) Analytics
16 17 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
17 16 (6.72%) API Development
18 15 (6.30%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 119 (50.00%) C#
2 81 (34.03%) SQL
3 75 (31.51%) JavaScript
4 20 (8.40%) PowerShell
5 17 (7.14%) Java
5 17 (7.14%) Python
6 13 (5.46%) T-SQL
7 6 (2.52%) Bash Shell
8 5 (2.10%) TypeScript
9 4 (1.68%) Java 8
10 3 (1.26%) ES6
10 3 (1.26%) Java 9
10 3 (1.26%) U-SQL
11 2 (0.84%) Scala
11 2 (0.84%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.42%) C
12 1 (0.42%) C++
12 1 (0.42%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.42%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (1.26%) MCSE
3 1 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.42%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.42%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.26%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) GDPR
System Software
1 46 (19.33%) Docker
2 12 (5.04%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.84%) IAG
4 1 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 38 (15.97%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.84%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (0.84%) Terraform
3 1 (0.42%) Ansible
3 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.42%) Puppet
Vendors
1 81 (34.03%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.20%) Tableau
3 4 (1.68%) Databricks
4 3 (1.26%) Google
4 3 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (1.26%) Splunk
5 2 (0.84%) RedGate
5 2 (0.84%) Sparx
6 1 (0.42%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.42%) Cisco
6 1 (0.42%) Dell
6 1 (0.42%) EMC
6 1 (0.42%) ESRI
6 1 (0.42%) GoCardless
6 1 (0.42%) Informatica
6 1 (0.42%) NetApp
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle
6 1 (0.42%) SAP
6 1 (0.42%) VMware