Period
to 28 January 2020

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 28 January 2020 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
28 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 364 508 600
Rank change year-on-year +144 +92 -
Contract jobs citing Azure Functions 139 114 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.46% 0.26% 0.065%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.37% 0.91% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 79 28
London median daily rate £525 £500 £506
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -1.23% -
10th Percentile £413 £419 £463
90th Percentile £631 £689 £550
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 0
London median hourly rate £72.50 - -
England median hourly rate £72.50 - -

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 10,180 12,499 9,609
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 33.95% 28.34% 20.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,300 9,178 7,208
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £313
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 83 85
London median hourly rate £24.50 £20.75 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.07% -9.78% -8.00%
10th Percentile £17.41 £12.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £78.75 £55.50 £58.75
England median hourly rate £21.34 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +21.94% -12.50% +5.26%

Azure Functions
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure Functions in London

Azure Functions
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Azure Functions in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Azure Functions in London

Azure Functions
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Azure Functions in London over the 6 months to 28 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Azure Functions in London

Azure Functions
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Azure Functions in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Azure Functions in London

Azure Functions
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Azure Functions in London over the 6 months to 28 January 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 28 January 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 +75 22 £519 +3.75% 3
South London - 2 £413 - 1
Azure Functions
England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2020, 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.

1 139 (100.00%) Azure
1 139 (100.00%) Serverless
2 68 (48.92%) .NET
3 67 (48.20%) SQL
4 58 (41.73%) C#
5 52 (37.41%) Microsoft
6 51 (36.69%) DevOps
7 44 (31.65%) Data Lake
8 41 (29.50%) Azure SQL Database
9 40 (28.78%) Azure Data Factory
10 38 (27.34%) Agile Software Development
11 36 (25.90%) Python
12 32 (23.02%) PaaS
13 31 (22.30%) Finance
14 25 (17.99%) Business Intelligence
14 25 (17.99%) Microservices
15 24 (17.27%) Systematic Trading
15 24 (17.27%) Visual Studio Team System
15 24 (17.27%) Databricks
16 23 (16.55%) Front Office
17 21 (15.11%) Power Platform
18 20 (14.39%) AWS
18 20 (14.39%) Power BI
19 19 (13.67%) Enterprise Software
20 18 (12.95%) SQL Server
21 17 (12.23%) JavaScript
22 16 (11.51%) Scala
23 15 (10.79%) Git (software)
23 15 (10.79%) Analytics
23 15 (10.79%) Azure Active Directory

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 4 (2.88%) Apache Spark
1 4 (2.88%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (2.88%) Confluence
2 3 (2.16%) IIS
3 1 (0.72%) Apache
3 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (8.63%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.60%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 139 (100.00%) Azure
1 139 (100.00%) Serverless
2 40 (28.78%) Azure Data Factory
3 32 (23.02%) PaaS
4 21 (15.11%) Power Platform
5 20 (14.39%) AWS
6 15 (10.79%) Azure Active Directory
7 12 (8.63%) AWS Lambda
8 11 (7.91%) IaaS
9 7 (5.04%) Data Lake Analytics
10 6 (4.32%) Office 365
11 5 (3.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 5 (3.60%) Dynamics 365
11 5 (3.60%) OpenShift
12 4 (2.88%) Azure Stack
12 4 (2.88%) SaaS
13 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.72%) Datadog
13 1 (0.72%) GitHub
13 1 (0.72%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.88%) Network Security
2 3 (2.16%) DNS
2 3 (2.16%) VPN
3 1 (0.72%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (31.65%) Data Lake
2 41 (29.50%) Azure SQL Database
3 20 (14.39%) Power BI
4 18 (12.95%) SQL Server
5 14 (10.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (9.35%) Cosmos DB
7 12 (8.63%) Spotfire
8 11 (7.91%) Redis
9 6 (4.32%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (3.60%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 5 (3.60%) Relational Database
10 5 (3.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (2.88%) Big Data
11 4 (2.88%) Data Mart
11 4 (2.88%) NoSQL
11 4 (2.88%) SQL Server 2016
12 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.72%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 24 (17.27%) Visual Studio Team System
2 15 (10.79%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (3.60%) TeamCity
4 5 (3.60%) Visual Studio
5 4 (2.88%) JIRA
6 3 (2.16%) Mocha
6 3 (2.16%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (2.16%) Sinon.JS
7 2 (1.44%) Moq
7 2 (1.44%) NUnit
8 1 (0.72%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.72%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (0.72%) Protractor
General
1 31 (22.30%) Finance
2 23 (16.55%) Front Office
3 13 (9.35%) Banking
4 2 (1.44%) Public Sector
5 1 (0.72%) Back Office
5 1 (0.72%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.72%) Law
5 1 (0.72%) Legal
5 1 (0.72%) Local Government
5 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 89 (64.03%) Developer
2 45 (32.37%) Azure Developer
3 31 (22.30%) .NET Developer
4 20 (14.39%) Azure Engineer
5 19 (13.67%) Architect
6 18 (12.95%) C# Developer
7 15 (10.79%) Azure Architect
8 14 (10.07%) Applications Developer
8 14 (10.07%) Senior Developer
9 11 (7.91%) Python Developer
10 10 (7.19%) Azure DevOps
10 10 (7.19%) C# Application Developer
10 10 (7.19%) C++ Developer
10 10 (7.19%) Data Architect
11 9 (6.47%) DevOps Engineer
11 9 (6.47%) SQL Developer
12 8 (5.76%) Azure DevOps Engineer
13 7 (5.04%) Energy Trading Developer
13 7 (5.04%) Front Office Developer
13 7 (5.04%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (48.92%) .NET
2 12 (8.63%) ASP.NET
2 12 (8.63%) ASP.NET Web API
3 11 (7.91%) .NET Core
3 11 (7.91%) HTML
3 11 (7.91%) React
4 10 (7.19%) .NET Framework
4 10 (7.19%) CSS
4 10 (7.19%) KnockoutJS
5 9 (6.47%) Android SDK
5 9 (6.47%) AngularJS
5 9 (6.47%) RESTful
5 9 (6.47%) Swagger
6 8 (5.76%) REST
7 7 (5.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (4.32%) ASP.NET Core
8 6 (4.32%) jQuery
8 6 (4.32%) Sass
8 6 (4.32%) Web Services
9 4 (2.88%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.67%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (5.04%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (5.04%) Public Cloud
3 5 (3.60%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (2.16%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.16%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.44%) NHS
5 2 (1.44%) User Experience
6 1 (0.72%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.47%) Android
2 8 (5.76%) VMS
3 6 (4.32%) Linux
3 6 (4.32%) Windows
4 4 (2.88%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (36.69%) DevOps
2 38 (27.34%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (17.99%) Business Intelligence
3 25 (17.99%) Microservices
4 24 (17.27%) Systematic Trading
5 15 (10.79%) Analytics
5 15 (10.79%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (10.07%) Software Engineering
7 13 (9.35%) Scrum
8 12 (8.63%) Machine Learning
9 11 (7.91%) Data Acquisition
9 11 (7.91%) Low Latency
9 11 (7.91%) Open Source
9 11 (7.91%) SOLID
9 11 (7.91%) Statistics
9 11 (7.91%) Visualisation
10 10 (7.19%) ETL
10 10 (7.19%) Mentoring
11 9 (6.47%) KYC
11 9 (6.47%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 67 (48.20%) SQL
2 58 (41.73%) C#
3 36 (25.90%) Python
4 17 (12.23%) JavaScript
5 16 (11.51%) Scala
6 13 (9.35%) PowerShell
6 13 (9.35%) VBA
7 12 (8.63%) C++
8 11 (7.91%) TypeScript
9 5 (3.60%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.16%) ES8
10 3 (2.16%) Ruby
10 3 (2.16%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.44%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.44%) U-SQL
12 1 (0.72%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.72%) Java
12 1 (0.72%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.72%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.72%) DBS Check
2 1 (0.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.44%) QA
System Software
1 14 (10.07%) Active Directory
2 13 (9.35%) Docker
3 9 (6.47%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (7.19%) Kubernetes
2 5 (3.60%) BMC PATROL
2 5 (3.60%) collectd
2 5 (3.60%) logstash
2 5 (3.60%) Zipkin
3 3 (2.16%) Ansible
3 3 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.16%) Puppet
3 3 (2.16%) Terraform
Vendors
1 52 (37.41%) Microsoft
2 24 (17.27%) Databricks
3 6 (4.32%) Google
4 5 (3.60%) BMC
4 5 (3.60%) Dynatrace
4 5 (3.60%) HP
4 5 (3.60%) New Relic
4 5 (3.60%) Splunk
5 4 (2.88%) Alteryx
5 4 (2.88%) Oracle
5 4 (2.88%) StreamSets