Period
to 6 June 2020

The median contractor rate for an Azure Developer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 6 June 2020.

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
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 284 354 432
Rank change year-on-year +70 +78 +41
Contract jobs requiring an Azure Developer 135 251 196
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.73% 0.63% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.66% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 227 176
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £413 £413 £363
90th Percentile £625 £650 £625
England median daily rate £475 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £5.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +600.00% -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £5.00
% change year-on-year - +600.00% -

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 17,395 37,757 42,883
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.56% 94.27% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,010 26,874 30,928
Median daily rate £510 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £313 £319 £313
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 491 671
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.40 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.59% -0.49% -4.44%
10th Percentile £14.92 £12.50 £13.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £53.75 £50.00
Median hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £18.52
% change year-on-year +10.26% +5.29% -1.20%

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 6 June 2020.

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 6 June 2020. 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 +52 25 £488 -2.50% 9
South London - 6 £544 -
West London +53 4 £520 +9.47%
East London - 1 £427 -
Azure Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, 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.

1 135 (100.00%) Azure
2 82 (60.74%) .NET
3 80 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (48.15%) C#
5 51 (37.78%) DevOps
6 49 (36.30%) SQL
7 43 (31.85%) ASP.NET
7 43 (31.85%) TDD
8 41 (30.37%) React
9 40 (29.63%) Microsoft
10 37 (27.41%) JavaScript
11 35 (25.93%) SQL Server
11 35 (25.93%) Git (software)
11 35 (25.93%) RESTful
12 31 (22.96%) HTML
13 30 (22.22%) ASP.NET Core
14 28 (20.74%) Scrum
15 27 (20.00%) SOLID
16 26 (19.26%) Microservices
16 26 (19.26%) ASP.NET Web API
16 26 (19.26%) HTML5
17 25 (18.52%) OO
17 25 (18.52%) Docker
18 22 (16.30%) Serverless
18 22 (16.30%) .NET Core
18 22 (16.30%) PaaS
19 21 (15.56%) SOA
20 20 (14.81%) Azure SQL Database
21 19 (14.07%) Kubernetes
22 18 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 11 (8.15%) Confluence
2 5 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (2.96%) CMS
4 3 (2.22%) Headless CMS
4 3 (2.22%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (2.22%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.48%) ArcGIS
5 2 (1.48%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.74%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.74%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.74%) IIS
6 1 (0.74%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.74%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (2.22%) Zeplin
2 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.22%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 135 (100.00%) Azure
2 22 (16.30%) PaaS
2 22 (16.30%) Serverless
3 16 (11.85%) AWS
3 16 (11.85%) Logic Apps
4 15 (11.11%) Azure Functions
5 14 (10.37%) Power Platform
6 10 (7.41%) Azure Data Factory
7 8 (5.93%) IaaS
7 8 (5.93%) SaaS
8 7 (5.19%) GCP
9 6 (4.44%) Office 365
10 5 (3.70%) Azure Stack
11 4 (2.96%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (2.96%) Slack
12 3 (2.22%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (2.22%) Dynamics 365
12 3 (2.22%) prismic.io
13 2 (1.48%) GitHub
13 2 (1.48%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.96%) Network Security
2 2 (1.48%) Skype
3 1 (0.74%) DMZ
3 1 (0.74%) DNS
3 1 (0.74%) HTTP
3 1 (0.74%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 20 (14.81%) Azure SQL Database
3 18 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (9.63%) MySQL
4 13 (9.63%) Power BI
5 10 (7.41%) Cosmos DB
6 9 (6.67%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 7 (5.19%) Data Lake
7 7 (5.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (4.44%) NoSQL
8 6 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (4.44%) Relational Database
9 5 (3.70%) RDBMS
10 4 (2.96%) Big Data
10 4 (2.96%) Redis
10 4 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (2.22%) MongoDB
11 3 (2.22%) SQL Server 2016
12 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 35 (25.93%) Git (software)
2 17 (12.59%) JIRA
3 12 (8.89%) SpecFlow
4 9 (6.67%) Visual Studio Team System
5 8 (5.93%) Visual Studio
6 7 (5.19%) Jenkins
7 6 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (3.70%) Selenium
8 5 (3.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (2.22%) Cypress.io
9 3 (2.22%) Moq
9 3 (2.22%) MSTest
9 3 (2.22%) NUnit
10 2 (1.48%) Mockito
10 2 (1.48%) Postman
11 1 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.74%) JMeter
11 1 (0.74%) JUnit
11 1 (0.74%) SoapUI
General
1 15 (11.11%) Finance
2 10 (7.41%) Banking
3 9 (6.67%) Public Sector
4 4 (2.96%) Marketing
5 3 (2.22%) Front Office
5 3 (2.22%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.48%) Back Office
6 2 (1.48%) Law
7 1 (0.74%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.74%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (60.74%) .NET
2 43 (31.85%) ASP.NET
3 41 (30.37%) React
4 35 (25.93%) RESTful
5 31 (22.96%) HTML
6 30 (22.22%) ASP.NET Core
7 26 (19.26%) ASP.NET Web API
7 26 (19.26%) HTML5
8 22 (16.30%) .NET Core
9 15 (11.11%) Web Services
10 13 (9.63%) AngularJS
11 12 (8.89%) .NET Framework
11 12 (8.89%) CSS
12 9 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
13 8 (5.93%) Jest
14 7 (5.19%) Kafka
14 7 (5.19%) REST
15 6 (4.44%) OAuth
15 6 (4.44%) OAuth2
16 5 (3.70%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.67%) Cloud Native
2 8 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.93%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (5.19%) User Experience
4 6 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.96%) Replication
6 3 (2.22%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.48%) NHS
7 2 (1.48%) Online Banking
7 2 (1.48%) Video\Live Streaming
7 2 (1.48%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.74%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.41%) Linux
2 9 (6.67%) Windows
3 3 (2.22%) VMS
4 2 (1.48%) Unix
4 2 (1.48%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.74%) Android
5 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.74%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (37.78%) DevOps
3 43 (31.85%) TDD
4 28 (20.74%) Scrum
5 27 (20.00%) SOLID
6 26 (19.26%) Microservices
7 25 (18.52%) OO
8 21 (15.56%) SOA
9 16 (11.85%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (9.63%) Kanban
11 12 (8.89%) Data Modelling
12 10 (7.41%) Analytics
12 10 (7.41%) ETL
12 10 (7.41%) Test Automation
13 9 (6.67%) Fintech
14 8 (5.93%) API Design
14 8 (5.93%) Pair Programming
15 7 (5.19%) Data Mapping
15 7 (5.19%) MVC
15 7 (5.19%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 65 (48.15%) C#
2 49 (36.30%) SQL
3 37 (27.41%) JavaScript
4 16 (11.85%) Python
5 12 (8.89%) PowerShell
6 11 (8.15%) Java
7 9 (6.67%) TypeScript
8 7 (5.19%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.96%) Java 8
9 4 (2.96%) Scala
10 3 (2.22%) C
10 3 (2.22%) VBA
11 2 (1.48%) C++
11 2 (1.48%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.74%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.74%) ES6
12 1 (0.74%) PHP
12 1 (0.74%) R
12 1 (0.74%) Ruby
12 1 (0.74%) VC++
Qualifications
1 11 (8.15%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.44%) Degree
3 6 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.96%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (2.96%) Master's Degree
5 2 (1.48%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.74%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.70%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) Basel III
System Software
1 25 (18.52%) Docker
2 11 (8.15%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.48%) LXC
4 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 19 (14.07%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.22%) Ansible
3 2 (1.48%) Terraform
4 1 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.74%) Puppet
4 1 (0.74%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 40 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.15%) Atlassian
3 8 (5.93%) Databricks
4 6 (4.44%) Tableau
5 4 (2.96%) Google
5 4 (2.96%) Sitecore
6 3 (2.22%) StreamSets
7 2 (1.48%) ESRI
7 2 (1.48%) Oracle
8 1 (0.74%) HP
8 1 (0.74%) Splunk