Period
to 25 October 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 25 October 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
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 302 291 437
Rank change year-on-year -11 +146 +121
Contract jobs citing Azure Functions 300 78 126
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.83% 0.55% 0.35%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.19% 1.57% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 43 96
10th Percentile £431 £385 £413
25th Percentile £475 £416 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £563 £525 £531
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% -1.18% +4.94%
75th Percentile £703 £600 £600
90th Percentile £773 £650 £631
England median daily rate £525 £500 £495
% change year-on-year +5.00% +0.97% -0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £65.00 - -
England median hourly rate £65.00 £82.00 -
% change year-on-year -20.73% - -

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 13,715 4,982 12,027
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.15% 35.22% 32.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,151 3,692 8,832
10th Percentile £381 £350 £325
25th Percentile £463 £425 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +2.94%
75th Percentile £650 £625 £613
90th Percentile £725 £713 £688
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 9 84
10th Percentile £13.38 £14.53 £16.25
25th Percentile £19.99 £20.00 £19.69
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14% +10.53%
75th Percentile £51.00 £40.00 £25.25
90th Percentile £65.51 £50.60 £44.70
England median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -6.98% +2.38% +20.00%

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 25 October 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 25 October 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 -49 17 £650 +22.64% 11
West London - 3 £535 - 4
Azure Functions
England

For the 6 months to 25 October 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.

1 300 (100.00%) Azure
1 300 (100.00%) Serverless
2 141 (47.00%) SQL
3 124 (41.33%) DevOps
4 118 (39.33%) C#
5 115 (38.33%) Python
6 109 (36.33%) Agile Software Development
7 107 (35.67%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 106 (35.33%) .NET
9 92 (30.67%) Databricks
10 84 (28.00%) Analytics
11 81 (27.00%) PaaS
11 81 (27.00%) Azure SQL Database
12 77 (25.67%) Social Skills
13 75 (25.00%) AWS
14 73 (24.33%) Kubernetes
15 72 (24.00%) Data Engineering
16 68 (22.67%) Microsoft
16 68 (22.67%) Azure Logic Apps
17 66 (22.00%) Azure Storage
17 66 (22.00%) Software Engineering
18 65 (21.67%) Finance
19 64 (21.33%) Kafka
20 61 (20.33%) Microservices
21 59 (19.67%) Apache Spark
22 58 (19.33%) Full Stack Development
23 55 (18.33%) Azure Data Factory
24 54 (18.00%) .NET Core
25 53 (17.67%) IaaS
26 52 (17.33%) T-SQL

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 59 (19.67%) Apache Spark
2 40 (13.33%) Apache Airflow
3 32 (10.67%) BizTalk Server
4 29 (9.67%) SharePoint
5 23 (7.67%) Luigi
6 21 (7.00%) Apache
7 8 (2.67%) Apache Pig
8 3 (1.00%) Confluence
8 3 (1.00%) IIS
9 2 (0.67%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.67%) SAS
10 1 (0.33%) CMS
10 1 (0.33%) Jetty
10 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.33%) InfoPath
1 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.00%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (1.33%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 300 (100.00%) Azure
1 300 (100.00%) Serverless
2 107 (35.67%) Azure Cosmos DB
3 81 (27.00%) PaaS
4 75 (25.00%) AWS
5 68 (22.67%) Azure Logic Apps
6 66 (22.00%) Azure Storage
7 55 (18.33%) Azure Data Factory
8 53 (17.67%) IaaS
9 37 (12.33%) AWS Lambda
10 36 (12.00%) Power Platform
11 34 (11.33%) Azure Service Bus
12 30 (10.00%) GitHub
12 30 (10.00%) Microsoft 365
13 20 (6.67%) GCP
14 18 (6.00%) Azure Active Directory
15 17 (5.67%) AWS CloudFormation
15 17 (5.67%) Power Automate
16 15 (5.00%) GitHub Actions
17 13 (4.33%) Azure Key Vault
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.00%) HTTP
2 3 (1.00%) DNS
3 2 (0.67%) DHCP
3 2 (0.67%) Extranet
4 1 (0.33%) Firewall
4 1 (0.33%) Internet
4 1 (0.33%) Network Security
4 1 (0.33%) SSH
4 1 (0.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (27.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 47 (15.67%) NoSQL
3 39 (13.00%) Big Data
4 35 (11.67%) MongoDB
5 32 (10.67%) Data Lake
5 32 (10.67%) SQL Server
6 30 (10.00%) Hadoop
7 25 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
8 23 (7.67%) Azkaban
8 23 (7.67%) PostgreSQL
8 23 (7.67%) Spark SQL
9 22 (7.33%) Data Warehouse
10 19 (6.33%) Power BI
11 17 (5.67%) Relational Database
12 14 (4.67%) Metadata
13 12 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 8 (2.67%) Redis
15 7 (2.33%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 6 (2.00%) Amazon RDS
16 6 (2.00%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 41 (13.67%) Git (software)
2 21 (7.00%) Jenkins
3 11 (3.67%) Visual Studio Team System
4 10 (3.33%) Maven
5 9 (3.00%) Gradle
5 9 (3.00%) TeamCity
6 7 (2.33%) JIRA
6 7 (2.33%) Visual Studio
7 6 (2.00%) Cypress.io
7 6 (2.00%) TestCafe
8 4 (1.33%) PowerDesigner
9 3 (1.00%) GitLab
9 3 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.67%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.67%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.67%) Subversion
10 2 (0.67%) tSQLt
11 1 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.33%) MSTest
11 1 (0.33%) NUnit
General
1 77 (25.67%) Social Skills
2 65 (21.67%) Finance
3 37 (12.33%) Presentation Skills
4 23 (7.67%) Front Office
5 22 (7.33%) Banking
6 19 (6.33%) Back Office
7 15 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (2.67%) Retail
9 7 (2.33%) Legal
10 5 (1.67%) Marketing
10 5 (1.67%) Public Sector
11 4 (1.33%) Documentation Skills
12 3 (1.00%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.67%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.67%) Influencing Skills
13 2 (0.67%) Law
13 2 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.33%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 98 (32.67%) Developer
2 59 (19.67%) Azure Engineer
3 55 (18.33%) Architect
4 53 (17.67%) Data Engineer
5 45 (15.00%) Azure Developer
6 44 (14.67%) C# Developer
7 35 (11.67%) Azure Architect
8 20 (6.67%) .NET Developer
9 19 (6.33%) Energy Trading Developer
9 19 (6.33%) Solutions Architect
10 13 (4.33%) Azure DevOps
10 13 (4.33%) Consultant
11 12 (4.00%) Cloud Architect
11 12 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
11 12 (4.00%) Full Stack Developer
12 11 (3.67%) Analyst
12 11 (3.67%) C# .NET Developer
12 11 (3.67%) Data Architect
12 11 (3.67%) Microsoft 365 Developer
12 11 (3.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (35.33%) .NET
2 64 (21.33%) Kafka
3 54 (18.00%) .NET Core
4 44 (14.67%) ARM Templates
5 25 (8.33%) React
6 20 (6.67%) AngularJS
6 20 (6.67%) Node.js
7 19 (6.33%) ASP.NET
8 15 (5.00%) REST
9 13 (4.33%) RESTful
10 12 (4.00%) .NET Framework
10 12 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 12 (4.00%) OAuth
11 10 (3.33%) ADO
11 10 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (3.33%) CSS
11 10 (3.33%) Microsoft Graph
12 9 (3.00%) RabbitMQ
13 8 (2.67%) HTML
14 7 (2.33%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 47 (15.67%) Cloud Native
2 31 (10.33%) Legacy Systems
3 15 (5.00%) Tandem
4 13 (4.33%) Data Protection Act
4 13 (4.33%) Data Structures
5 10 (3.33%) Algorithms
5 10 (3.33%) Public Cloud
6 9 (3.00%) Data Centre
6 9 (3.00%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.67%) Renewable Energy
7 8 (2.67%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (2.33%) Virtual Team
9 6 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (2.00%) Legacy Applications
10 5 (1.67%) Hedge funds
10 5 (1.67%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (1.00%) Equities
12 3 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
12 3 (1.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 42 (14.00%) Windows
2 7 (2.33%) Linux
3 5 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (1.67%) Unix
4 3 (1.00%) Debian
4 3 (1.00%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (41.33%) DevOps
2 109 (36.33%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (28.00%) Analytics
4 72 (24.00%) Data Engineering
5 66 (22.00%) Software Engineering
6 61 (20.33%) Microservices
7 58 (19.33%) Full Stack Development
8 41 (13.67%) Infrastructure as Code
9 38 (12.67%) SDLC
10 33 (11.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 32 (10.67%) Data Development
11 32 (10.67%) Data Pipeline
12 30 (10.00%) OO
12 30 (10.00%) Test Automation
13 29 (9.67%) Data Science
14 28 (9.33%) Data Munging
15 26 (8.67%) Workflow
16 25 (8.33%) Event-Driven
17 23 (7.67%) The Twelve-Factor App
17 23 (7.67%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 141 (47.00%) SQL
2 118 (39.33%) C#
3 115 (38.33%) Python
4 52 (17.33%) T-SQL
5 46 (15.33%) JavaScript
6 35 (11.67%) Go
6 35 (11.67%) PL/SQL
7 33 (11.00%) PowerShell
7 33 (11.00%) Scala
8 31 (10.33%) C++
9 28 (9.33%) TypeScript
10 27 (9.00%) Java
11 15 (5.00%) Bash Shell
12 7 (2.33%) PHP
13 6 (2.00%) Perl
14 5 (1.67%) C
15 3 (1.00%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 2 (0.67%) U-SQL
17 1 (0.33%) Caml Language
Qualifications
1 35 (11.67%) Degree
2 17 (5.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (5.33%) PhD
4 9 (3.00%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.00%) ISEB
5 3 (1.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.33%) QA
2 6 (2.00%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.33%) GDPR
4 3 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.00%) NIST
4 3 (1.00%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.67%) COBIT
6 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.33%) SOC 2
System Software
1 28 (9.33%) Docker
2 18 (6.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 73 (24.33%) Kubernetes
2 39 (13.00%) Terraform
3 12 (4.00%) Ansible
4 7 (2.33%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.67%) Automic
Vendors
1 92 (30.67%) Databricks
2 68 (22.67%) Microsoft
3 44 (14.67%) MuleSoft
4 32 (10.67%) Oracle
5 10 (3.33%) SAP
6 8 (2.67%) BiZZdesign
6 8 (2.67%) Cloudera
6 8 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.33%) Google
8 3 (1.00%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.67%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.67%) Dynatrace
9 2 (0.67%) Hortonworks
9 2 (0.67%) Splunk
10 1 (0.33%) Alteryx
10 1 (0.33%) Apiary
10 1 (0.33%) HubSpot
10 1 (0.33%) Marketo
10 1 (0.33%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.33%) Snow