Period
to 23 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Azure Functions skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Azure Functions over the 6 months to 23 April 2021 with a comparison to the 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.

Azure Functions
England > London
6 months to
23 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 258 367 486
Rank change year-on-year +109 +119 +102
Contract jobs citing Azure Functions 197 85 122
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.88% 0.37% 0.29%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.30% 1.08% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 61 77
10th Percentile £405 £406 £440
25th Percentile £500 £444 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% - -
75th Percentile £675 £588 £575
90th Percentile £820 £631 £638
England median daily rate £575 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +15.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 0
Median hourly rate £66.50 £72.50 -
Median % change year-on-year -8.28% - -
England median hourly rate £66.50 £72.50 -
% change year-on-year -8.28% - -

Azure Functions is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 8,567 7,904 12,803
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.13% 34.20% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,293 5,865 9,394
10th Percentile £363 £320 £350
25th Percentile £425 £425 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £525 £525
75th Percentile £613 £620 £600
90th Percentile £696 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 59 68
10th Percentile £17.00 £15.00 £12.50
25th Percentile £21.49 £19.35 £14.75
Median hourly rate £29.00 £25.00 £20.63
Median % change year-on-year +16.00% +21.21% -22.45%
75th Percentile £64.38 £61.13 £34.51
90th Percentile £68.00 £78.75 £60.88
England median hourly rate £21.05 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.25% +14.29% -7.89%

Azure Functions
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Azure Functions as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Azure Functions in London

Azure Functions
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for Azure Functions in London

Azure Functions
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Azure Functions in London over the 6 months to 23 April 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Azure Functions in London

Azure Functions
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Hourly rate trend for Azure Functions in London

Azure Functions
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 Functions within the London region over the 6 months to 23 April 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 +46 17 £588 +17.50% 14
West London +26 1 £400 -8.57% 3
Azure Functions
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Azure Functions also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Azure Functions.

1 197 (100.00%) Azure
1 197 (100.00%) Serverless
2 98 (49.75%) SQL
3 96 (48.73%) Agile Software Development
4 91 (46.19%) C#
4 91 (46.19%) Python
5 84 (42.64%) .NET
5 84 (42.64%) Azure Logic Apps
6 81 (41.12%) Azure Storage
7 77 (39.09%) Azure SQL Database
8 74 (37.56%) DevOps
9 71 (36.04%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 66 (33.50%) Software Engineering
11 64 (32.49%) AWS
12 62 (31.47%) Microservices
12 62 (31.47%) Data Engineering
13 59 (29.95%) T-SQL
14 57 (28.93%) Cloud Native
15 55 (27.92%) AWS Lambda
16 52 (26.40%) Test Automation
17 50 (25.38%) Microsoft
18 49 (24.87%) Git (software)
19 48 (24.37%) C++
20 47 (23.86%) Kubernetes
21 46 (23.35%) Oracle
21 46 (23.35%) MongoDB
22 45 (22.84%) PL/SQL
22 45 (22.84%) Data Development
23 44 (22.34%) SDLC
24 41 (20.81%) MuleSoft

Azure Functions
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 38 (19.29%) BizTalk Server
2 25 (12.69%) Apache Spark
3 22 (11.17%) SharePoint
4 18 (9.14%) Apache Airflow
5 17 (8.63%) Apache
6 8 (4.06%) NServiceBus
7 3 (1.52%) SAS
8 1 (0.51%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.51%) IIS
8 1 (0.51%) Luigi
8 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (4.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.52%) Aligne
2 3 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.02%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (1.02%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 197 (100.00%) Azure
1 197 (100.00%) Serverless
2 84 (42.64%) Azure Logic Apps
3 81 (41.12%) Azure Storage
4 71 (36.04%) Azure Cosmos DB
5 64 (32.49%) AWS
6 55 (27.92%) AWS Lambda
7 37 (18.78%) Azure Service Bus
8 36 (18.27%) Azure Data Factory
9 27 (13.71%) Power Platform
10 21 (10.66%) Power Automate
11 19 (9.64%) PaaS
12 18 (9.14%) Azure Synapse Analytics
12 18 (9.14%) PowerApps
13 16 (8.12%) Azure Key Vault
13 16 (8.12%) GitHub
14 15 (7.61%) IaaS
15 13 (6.60%) Dynamics 365
16 12 (6.09%) Microsoft 365
17 8 (4.06%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.02%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (39.09%) Azure SQL Database
2 46 (23.35%) MongoDB
3 27 (13.71%) SQL Server
4 26 (13.20%) Data Lake
5 20 (10.15%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (8.63%) NoSQL
7 13 (6.60%) OLTP
8 9 (4.57%) Redis
9 8 (4.06%) Big Data
10 7 (3.55%) Power BI
11 6 (3.05%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 6 (3.05%) HDInsight
11 6 (3.05%) PolyBase
12 4 (2.03%) Snowflake Schema
13 3 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (1.52%) Spotfire
14 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 1 (0.51%) Hadoop
15 1 (0.51%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 49 (24.87%) Git (software)
2 34 (17.26%) Visual Studio Team System
3 26 (13.20%) Jenkins
4 10 (5.08%) webpack
5 6 (3.05%) JIRA
5 6 (3.05%) NUnit
6 5 (2.54%) Jasmine
6 5 (2.54%) Karma Test Runner
7 4 (2.03%) Moq
8 3 (1.52%) Cypress.io
8 3 (1.52%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.02%) Babel
9 2 (1.02%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.02%) TestCafe
9 2 (1.02%) Visual Studio Code
10 1 (0.51%) Newman
10 1 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.51%) Postman
10 1 (0.51%) SonarQube
10 1 (0.51%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 29 (14.72%) Finance
2 24 (12.18%) Banking
3 18 (9.14%) Front Office
4 14 (7.11%) Marketing
5 7 (3.55%) Back Office
5 7 (3.55%) Billing
6 2 (1.02%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.51%) Publishing
7 1 (0.51%) Retail
Job Titles
1 93 (47.21%) Developer
2 39 (19.80%) Azure Developer
3 35 (17.77%) .NET Developer
4 33 (16.75%) Azure Engineer
5 30 (15.23%) Python Developer
6 24 (12.18%) Senior Developer
7 19 (9.64%) Energy Trading Developer
8 16 (8.12%) Data Engineer
8 16 (8.12%) DevOps Engineer
9 14 (7.11%) Senior Python Developer
10 13 (6.60%) Architect
11 12 (6.09%) Technical Leader
12 11 (5.58%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 11 (5.58%) Full Stack Developer
12 11 (5.58%) Python Engineer
13 10 (5.08%) C# Developer
13 10 (5.08%) Cloud Developer
13 10 (5.08%) Development Engineer
14 9 (4.57%) C# .NET Developer
15 8 (4.06%) Azure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (42.64%) .NET
2 28 (14.21%) .NET Core
3 18 (9.14%) Redux
4 17 (8.63%) REST
5 16 (8.12%) ADO
5 16 (8.12%) AngularJS
5 16 (8.12%) Kafka
5 16 (8.12%) React
6 15 (7.61%) CSS
7 14 (7.11%) RESTful
8 13 (6.60%) .NET Framework
8 13 (6.60%) Node.js
9 10 (5.08%) GraphQL
9 10 (5.08%) Microsoft Graph
10 9 (4.57%) OAuth
11 8 (4.06%) Express
11 8 (4.06%) XHR
12 7 (3.55%) HTML5
12 7 (3.55%) JSON
12 7 (3.55%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 57 (28.93%) Cloud Native
2 11 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.08%) Algorithms
4 6 (3.05%) Replication
5 5 (2.54%) Tandem
6 4 (2.03%) Market Risk
6 4 (2.03%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.02%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.02%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.02%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.02%) NHS
8 2 (1.02%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.51%) BYOD
9 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.51%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.51%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (0.51%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.14%) Windows
2 3 (1.52%) Linux
3 1 (0.51%) Debian
3 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (48.73%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (37.56%) DevOps
3 66 (33.50%) Software Engineering
4 62 (31.47%) Data Engineering
4 62 (31.47%) Microservices
5 52 (26.40%) Test Automation
6 45 (22.84%) Data Development
7 44 (22.34%) SDLC
8 35 (17.77%) Continuous Improvement
9 33 (16.75%) Scrum
10 25 (12.69%) TDD
11 23 (11.68%) Event-Driven Architecture
12 22 (11.17%) Analytics
13 20 (10.15%) Deployment Automation
14 19 (9.64%) Open Source
15 16 (8.12%) BDD
16 15 (7.61%) Data Modelling
16 15 (7.61%) Low Latency
16 15 (7.61%) Sprint Planning
16 15 (7.61%) Sprint Retrospective
Programming Languages
1 98 (49.75%) SQL
2 91 (46.19%) C#
2 91 (46.19%) Python
3 59 (29.95%) T-SQL
4 48 (24.37%) C++
5 45 (22.84%) PL/SQL
6 39 (19.80%) Go
7 24 (12.18%) JavaScript
8 21 (10.66%) PowerShell
9 11 (5.58%) Java
10 10 (5.08%) ES6
10 10 (5.08%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.02%) Scala
11 2 (1.02%) VBA
12 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.51%) Perl
12 1 (0.51%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (4.57%) Degree
2 7 (3.55%) ISEB
3 6 (3.05%) PhD
4 5 (2.54%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.02%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.51%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.51%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (5.08%) Docker
2 5 (2.54%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 47 (23.86%) Kubernetes
2 36 (18.27%) Terraform
3 19 (9.64%) Ansible
4 8 (4.06%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.51%) Puppet
Vendors
1 50 (25.38%) Microsoft
2 46 (23.35%) Oracle
3 41 (20.81%) Databricks
3 41 (20.81%) MuleSoft
4 4 (2.03%) GoldenSource
4 4 (2.03%) Nintex
5 3 (1.52%) BiZZdesign
5 3 (1.52%) SAP
6 1 (0.51%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.51%) StreamSets