Period
to 19 January 2019

The median contractor rate for an Azure Developer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 353 508 512
Rank change year-on-year +155 +4 +32
Contract jobs requiring an Azure Developer 299 124 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.68% 0.27% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.28% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 106 66
London median daily rate £500 £494 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +3.95% +5.56%
10th Percentile £413 £375 £363
90th Percentile £650 £581 £588
England median daily rate £500 £470 £455
% change year-on-year +6.38% +3.30% +8.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
London median hourly rate - £5.00 -
England median hourly rate £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 41,814 44,078 39,824
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.67% 94.86% 95.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 30,023 32,064 28,386
London median daily rate £500 £500 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.53% +3.33%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £300
90th Percentile £675 £670 £644
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 574 573 558
London median hourly rate £20.57 £19.82 £20.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.80% -1.87% +6.30%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.00 £11.77
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.83 £50.04
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.19 £18.39
% change year-on-year +2.80% -1.06% -0.62%

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 January 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
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 January 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 +40 75 £500 +5.26% 14
West London +16 11 £475 -11.63% 6
East London -25 5 £425 -20.93%
South London - 5 £475 - 3
North London -10 3 £450 +20.00%
Azure Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 299 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 210 (70.23%) .NET
3 184 (61.54%) C#
4 138 (46.15%) SQL
5 115 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
6 114 (38.13%) SQL Server
7 89 (29.77%) TDD
8 86 (28.76%) Microsoft
9 82 (27.42%) ASP.NET
10 77 (25.75%) ASP.NET Web API
11 73 (24.41%) .NET Core
11 73 (24.41%) AngularJS
12 70 (23.41%) JavaScript
12 70 (23.41%) MVC
13 64 (21.40%) React
14 59 (19.73%) Azure SQL Database
15 56 (18.73%) .NET Framework
15 56 (18.73%) Greenfield Project
16 55 (18.39%) Data Lake
16 55 (18.39%) Microservices
17 54 (18.06%) HTML
18 51 (17.06%) Finance
19 50 (16.72%) OO
19 50 (16.72%) Azure Data Factory
20 46 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
21 43 (14.38%) SOA
22 41 (13.71%) RESTful
23 40 (13.38%) Visual Studio Team System
23 40 (13.38%) REST
24 38 (12.71%) 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 8 (2.68%) NServiceBus
1 8 (2.68%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.01%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (2.01%) IIS
3 3 (1.00%) Confluence
3 3 (1.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.67%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.67%) CMS
4 2 (0.67%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.33%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.33%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.33%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 3 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.33%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 8 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.01%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (2.01%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (1.00%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 299 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (16.72%) Azure Data Factory
3 35 (11.71%) Serverless
4 33 (11.04%) Azure Functions
5 25 (8.36%) PaaS
6 23 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
7 20 (6.69%) GitHub
8 9 (3.01%) Data Lake Analytics
9 5 (1.67%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (1.34%) Apigee
10 4 (1.34%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (1.00%) Office 365
11 3 (1.00%) SaaS
11 3 (1.00%) Yammer
12 2 (0.67%) Azure Machine Learning
12 2 (0.67%) IaaS
13 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.33%) AWS Fargate
13 1 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.01%) HTTP
2 3 (1.00%) DNS
3 1 (0.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (38.13%) SQL Server
2 59 (19.73%) Azure SQL Database
3 55 (18.39%) Data Lake
4 38 (12.71%) Cosmos DB
5 28 (9.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 26 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 25 (8.36%) Power BI
8 17 (5.69%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
9 13 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (3.68%) Relational Database
11 9 (3.01%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 9 (3.01%) HDInsight
12 6 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (1.67%) MySQL
14 4 (1.34%) NoSQL
15 3 (1.00%) RDBMS
15 3 (1.00%) Redis
16 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 2 (0.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 40 (13.38%) Visual Studio Team System
2 27 (9.03%) Git (software)
3 24 (8.03%) Visual Studio
4 20 (6.69%) JIRA
5 18 (6.02%) Moq
5 18 (6.02%) NUnit
6 13 (4.35%) TeamCity
7 11 (3.68%) Bitbucket
8 9 (3.01%) Jenkins
9 5 (1.67%) Selenium
10 4 (1.34%) git-flow
10 4 (1.34%) MSTest
10 4 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (1.00%) Artifactory
11 3 (1.00%) NCrunch
11 3 (1.00%) ReSharper
12 2 (0.67%) Karma Test Runner
12 2 (0.67%) MSBuild
12 2 (0.67%) Protractor
13 1 (0.33%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 51 (17.06%) Finance
2 25 (8.36%) Front Office
3 22 (7.36%) Banking
4 10 (3.34%) Retail
5 6 (2.01%) Law
6 4 (1.34%) Back Office
7 2 (0.67%) Automotive
7 2 (0.67%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.67%) Legal
7 2 (0.67%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (70.23%) .NET
2 82 (27.42%) ASP.NET
3 77 (25.75%) ASP.NET Web API
4 73 (24.41%) .NET Core
4 73 (24.41%) AngularJS
5 64 (21.40%) React
6 56 (18.73%) .NET Framework
7 54 (18.06%) HTML
8 41 (13.71%) RESTful
9 40 (13.38%) REST
10 35 (11.71%) ASP.NET MVC
11 31 (10.37%) CSS
11 31 (10.37%) HTML5
12 28 (9.36%) JSON
13 26 (8.70%) Node.js
14 25 (8.36%) WCF
15 23 (7.69%) jQuery
16 20 (6.69%) ASP.NET Core
17 17 (5.69%) Web Services
18 10 (3.34%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 56 (18.73%) Greenfield Project
2 26 (8.70%) Fintech
3 24 (8.03%) Enterprise Software
3 24 (8.03%) Hedge funds
4 9 (3.01%) Blog
5 4 (1.34%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.00%) Fixed Income
6 3 (1.00%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.67%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.67%) Contactless
7 2 (0.67%) e-Health
7 2 (0.67%) LIMS
7 2 (0.67%) PACS
8 1 (0.33%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.33%) Equities
8 1 (0.33%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.33%) Reinsurance
8 1 (0.33%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (4.35%) Windows
2 3 (1.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.33%) Linux
3 1 (0.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (29.77%) TDD
3 70 (23.41%) MVC
4 55 (18.39%) Microservices
5 50 (16.72%) OO
6 46 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
7 43 (14.38%) SOA
8 34 (11.37%) MVVM
9 32 (10.70%) Scrum
10 30 (10.03%) BDD
10 30 (10.03%) Multithreading
11 28 (9.36%) Analytics
11 28 (9.36%) Integration Testing
12 27 (9.03%) DevOps
12 27 (9.03%) SOLID
13 25 (8.36%) Technical Analysis
14 24 (8.03%) Technical Architecture
14 24 (8.03%) Test Scripting
15 18 (6.02%) Data Analytics
15 18 (6.02%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 184 (61.54%) C#
2 138 (46.15%) SQL
3 70 (23.41%) JavaScript
4 28 (9.36%) PowerShell
5 24 (8.03%) Java
6 14 (4.68%) T-SQL
7 13 (4.35%) C
8 8 (2.68%) Go
8 8 (2.68%) TypeScript
8 8 (2.68%) U-SQL
9 6 (2.01%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 6 (2.01%) Python
10 4 (1.34%) C++
11 3 (1.00%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.67%) F#
12 2 (0.67%) R
12 2 (0.67%) Ruby
12 2 (0.67%) Scala
13 1 (0.33%) Erlang
13 1 (0.33%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 3 (1.00%) Degree
2 2 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (0.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.01%) QA
2 2 (0.67%) HL7
3 1 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.33%) GDPR
3 1 (0.33%) IFRS
System Software
1 13 (4.35%) Docker
2 8 (2.68%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.34%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (5.02%) Kubernetes
2 8 (2.68%) Ansible
3 4 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.34%) Puppet
4 3 (1.00%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.33%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 86 (28.76%) Microsoft
2 7 (2.34%) Oracle
3 6 (2.01%) RedGate
3 6 (2.01%) Tableau
4 5 (1.67%) Veracode
5 4 (1.34%) DevExpress
6 3 (1.00%) Databricks
6 3 (1.00%) Northgate
6 3 (1.00%) Oneserve
7 2 (0.67%) Salesforce.com