Period
to 19 August 2018

The median contractor rate for an Azure Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 384 479 566
Rank change year-on-year +95 +87 +22
Contract jobs requiring an Azure Developer 250 120 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.55% 0.28% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.29% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 82 40
London median daily rate £475 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +9.76%
10th Percentile £363 £320 £382
90th Percentile £639 £575 £527
England median daily rate £475 £455 £425
% change year-on-year +4.40% +7.06% +6.25%
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 43,124 40,953 42,991
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.72% 95.07% 95.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 31,101 29,219 30,949
London median daily rate £500 £480 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% +1.12%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £288
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 627 503 480
London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.20 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.66% +13.07% -3.85%
10th Percentile £13.08 £12.52 £10.75
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £48.42
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -2.63% +6.74%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 66 £450 +20.00% 14
East London - 8 £400 - 1
West London -23 5 £400 - 5
North London +5 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 19 August 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.

1 250 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 196 (78.40%) .NET
3 166 (66.40%) C#
4 107 (42.80%) TDD
5 105 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
5 105 (42.00%) SQL
6 103 (41.20%) ASP.NET
7 100 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 96 (38.40%) MVC
9 95 (38.00%) JavaScript
10 73 (29.20%) AngularJS
10 73 (29.20%) Microsoft
10 73 (29.20%) ASP.NET MVC
11 61 (24.40%) HTML
12 60 (24.00%) SQL Server
12 60 (24.00%) OO
12 60 (24.00%) React
13 53 (21.20%) Finance
14 49 (19.60%) BDD
14 49 (19.60%) SOLID
14 49 (19.60%) Greenfield Project
15 45 (18.00%) Microservices
16 44 (17.60%) Azure SQL Database
16 44 (17.60%) HTML5
17 39 (15.60%) Git (software)
18 38 (15.20%) CSS
19 37 (14.80%) .NET Core
20 36 (14.40%) SOA
21 32 (12.80%) Visual Studio Team System
22 30 (12.00%) ASP.NET Core

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 14 (5.60%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (4.40%) CMS
3 7 (2.80%) Apache Spark
3 7 (2.80%) Sitecore CMS
3 7 (2.80%) Umbraco
4 6 (2.40%) NServiceBus
5 5 (2.00%) IIS
6 3 (1.20%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.20%) Sitefinity
7 2 (0.80%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.80%) WordPress
8 1 (0.40%) Anypoint
8 1 (0.40%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.40%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 5 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.60%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.80%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 250 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (10.80%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (8.40%) PaaS
4 15 (6.00%) GitHub
5 12 (4.80%) Azure Data Factory
6 11 (4.40%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (3.60%) Serverless
8 7 (2.80%) Azure Functions
9 5 (2.00%) SaaS
10 3 (1.20%) Data Lake Analytics
10 3 (1.20%) IaaS
11 2 (0.80%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.80%) Azure Machine Learning
12 1 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.00%) HTTP
2 1 (0.40%) FTP
2 1 (0.40%) Skype
2 1 (0.40%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 44 (17.60%) Azure SQL Database
3 26 (10.40%) Cosmos DB
4 25 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (9.20%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (6.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (6.00%) Data Lake
7 15 (6.00%) Power BI
8 13 (5.20%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 13 (5.20%) NoSQL
9 12 (4.80%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (4.00%) Relational Database
10 10 (4.00%) SQL Server 2016
11 9 (3.60%) SQL Server 2014
12 8 (3.20%) Big Data
13 7 (2.80%) MySQL
14 5 (2.00%) Apache Hive
14 5 (2.00%) RDBMS
15 4 (1.60%) Redis
Development Applications
1 39 (15.60%) Git (software)
2 32 (12.80%) Visual Studio Team System
3 20 (8.00%) Visual Studio
4 18 (7.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (6.00%) SpecFlow
6 13 (5.20%) Selenium
7 10 (4.00%) NUnit
8 9 (3.60%) MSTest
9 8 (3.20%) Jenkins
9 8 (3.20%) TeamCity
10 4 (1.60%) JIRA
10 4 (1.60%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (1.20%) Karma Test Runner
11 3 (1.20%) Moq
11 3 (1.20%) MSBuild
11 3 (1.20%) Protractor
12 2 (0.80%) GitLab
12 2 (0.80%) Mocha
13 1 (0.40%) RSpec
13 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 53 (21.20%) Finance
2 14 (5.60%) Banking
3 12 (4.80%) Financial Institution
3 12 (4.80%) Retail
4 9 (3.60%) Law
5 3 (1.20%) Legal
6 2 (0.80%) Advertising
6 2 (0.80%) Marketing
7 1 (0.40%) Back Office
7 1 (0.40%) Digital Economy
7 1 (0.40%) Front Office
7 1 (0.40%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (78.40%) .NET
2 103 (41.20%) ASP.NET
3 100 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 73 (29.20%) AngularJS
4 73 (29.20%) ASP.NET MVC
5 61 (24.40%) HTML
6 60 (24.00%) React
7 44 (17.60%) HTML5
8 38 (15.20%) CSS
9 37 (14.80%) .NET Core
10 30 (12.00%) ASP.NET Core
11 29 (11.60%) RESTful
12 24 (9.60%) .NET Framework
12 24 (9.60%) WCF
13 23 (9.20%) jQuery
14 18 (7.20%) Web Services
15 17 (6.80%) Entity Framework
16 16 (6.40%) REST
17 15 (6.00%) JSON
18 14 (5.60%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 49 (19.60%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (5.60%) Blog
3 13 (5.20%) Fintech
4 7 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.40%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.40%) User Experience
6 5 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.20%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.80%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.80%) e-Health
8 2 (0.80%) LIMS
8 2 (0.80%) PACS
8 2 (0.80%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.40%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.40%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.40%) Equities
9 1 (0.40%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.40%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.80%) Windows
2 4 (1.60%) Android
2 4 (1.60%) Apple iOS
2 4 (1.60%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.40%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (42.80%) TDD
2 105 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (38.40%) MVC
4 60 (24.00%) OO
5 49 (19.60%) BDD
5 49 (19.60%) SOLID
6 45 (18.00%) Microservices
7 36 (14.40%) SOA
8 29 (11.60%) Business Intelligence
9 22 (8.80%) Unit Testing
10 21 (8.40%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (8.40%) DevOps
11 20 (8.00%) Analytics
11 20 (8.00%) Scrum
12 19 (7.60%) MVVM
13 18 (7.20%) SDLC
14 16 (6.40%) CQRS
14 16 (6.40%) OOP
15 15 (6.00%) Domain-Driven Design
15 15 (6.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 166 (66.40%) C#
2 105 (42.00%) SQL
3 95 (38.00%) JavaScript
4 19 (7.60%) T-SQL
5 17 (6.80%) VB.NET
6 16 (6.40%) PowerShell
7 11 (4.40%) Java
7 11 (4.40%) Python
8 8 (3.20%) TypeScript
9 5 (2.00%) C
9 5 (2.00%) Scala
10 4 (1.60%) U-SQL
10 4 (1.60%) VBA
11 3 (1.20%) Ruby
12 2 (0.80%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 2 (0.80%) ES6
12 2 (0.80%) F#
12 2 (0.80%) PHP
12 2 (0.80%) R
13 1 (0.40%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 9 (3.60%) Degree
2 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (0.80%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.40%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.40%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.40%) MCSD
3 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.60%) QA
2 2 (0.80%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.80%) HL7
3 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (6.80%) Docker
2 1 (0.40%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.40%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (2.80%) Kubernetes
2 6 (2.40%) Terraform
3 3 (1.20%) Puppet
4 2 (0.80%) Ansible
Vendors
1 73 (29.20%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.20%) Sitecore
3 6 (2.40%) Databricks
4 5 (2.00%) Tableau
5 3 (1.20%) Apigee
5 3 (1.20%) Oracle
6 2 (0.80%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.80%) MuleSoft
6 2 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.40%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.40%) Google
7 1 (0.40%) Guidewire
7 1 (0.40%) Mashery
7 1 (0.40%) Perforce
7 1 (0.40%) Splunk
7 1 (0.40%) Teradata