Period
to 25 August 2019

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 August 2019 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 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 462 572 603
Rank change year-on-year +110 +31 -
Contract jobs citing Azure Functions 103 56 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.26% 0.12% 0.014%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.82% 0.48% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 40 5
London median daily rate £500 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +7.89% -
10th Percentile £450 £370 £438
90th Percentile £625 £559 £550
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
London median hourly rate - £75.00 -
England median hourly rate - £62.50 -

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 12,628 11,759 7,612
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 32.21% 25.69% 17.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,058 8,612 5,540
London median daily rate £525 £505 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.96% +1.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £312
90th Percentile £688 £675 £638
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 85 66
London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £21.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.44% +5.99% -9.67%
10th Percentile £15.35 £13.85 £11.25
90th Percentile £70.00 £89.00 £58.75
England median hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £20.71
% change year-on-year +18.42% -8.23% +5.58%

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 25 August 2019.

Contractor daily 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 25 August 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 +69 43 £513 -6.82% 7
North London - 3 £575 -
Azure Functions
England

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, 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.

1 103 (100.00%) Azure
1 103 (100.00%) Serverless
2 53 (51.46%) C#
2 53 (51.46%) Microsoft
3 50 (48.54%) SQL
4 45 (43.69%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (37.86%) .NET
6 34 (33.01%) DevOps
7 33 (32.04%) Azure SQL Database
7 33 (32.04%) Cosmos DB
8 29 (28.16%) Azure Data Factory
9 26 (25.24%) Microservices
9 26 (25.24%) Visual Studio Team System
10 25 (24.27%) PowerShell
10 25 (24.27%) Analytics
10 25 (24.27%) Data Lake
11 24 (23.30%) Git (software)
12 22 (21.36%) Test Automation
12 22 (21.36%) Continuous Delivery
13 20 (19.42%) Continuous Integration
13 20 (19.42%) Retail
14 17 (16.50%) Big Data
15 16 (15.53%) Data Engineering
15 16 (15.53%) Finance
15 16 (15.53%) ETL
16 15 (14.56%) Data Integration
17 14 (13.59%) TeamCity
17 14 (13.59%) PaaS
17 14 (13.59%) Python
17 14 (13.59%) Data Warehouse

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 13 (12.62%) Apache Spark
2 11 (10.68%) Confluence
3 3 (2.91%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.94%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.97%) Anypoint
5 1 (0.97%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (0.97%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 103 (100.00%) Azure
1 103 (100.00%) Serverless
2 29 (28.16%) Azure Data Factory
3 14 (13.59%) PaaS
4 12 (11.65%) AWS
4 12 (11.65%) Power Platform
5 10 (9.71%) Data Lake Analytics
6 9 (8.74%) AWS Lambda
6 9 (8.74%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
6 9 (8.74%) GitHub
7 8 (7.77%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (5.83%) SaaS
9 4 (3.88%) IaaS
9 4 (3.88%) PowerApps
10 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Flow
10 3 (2.91%) Office 365
11 2 (1.94%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 2 (1.94%) Azure Machine Learning
11 2 (1.94%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.97%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.94%) FTP
1 2 (1.94%) HTTP
1 2 (1.94%) VPN
2 1 (0.97%) Network Security
2 1 (0.97%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (32.04%) Azure SQL Database
1 33 (32.04%) Cosmos DB
2 25 (24.27%) Data Lake
3 17 (16.50%) Big Data
4 14 (13.59%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 14 (13.59%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (13.59%) Relational Database
5 12 (11.65%) SQL Server
6 9 (8.74%) Power BI
7 8 (7.77%) Hadoop
8 5 (4.85%) Redis
8 5 (4.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (3.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (2.91%) Data Mart
10 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (1.94%) MOLAP
11 2 (1.94%) OLAP
11 2 (1.94%) OLAP Cube
11 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 26 (25.24%) Visual Studio Team System
2 24 (23.30%) Git (software)
3 14 (13.59%) Octopus Deploy
3 14 (13.59%) TeamCity
4 13 (12.62%) Jenkins
5 11 (10.68%) JIRA
5 11 (10.68%) SpecFlow
5 11 (10.68%) tSQLt
6 9 (8.74%) Visual Studio
7 4 (3.88%) NUnit
8 3 (2.91%) Selenium
9 2 (1.94%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.94%) Moq
9 2 (1.94%) Visual Studio Code
10 1 (0.97%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.97%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (0.97%) MSTest
10 1 (0.97%) Protractor
General
1 20 (19.42%) Retail
2 16 (15.53%) Finance
3 7 (6.80%) Front Office
4 3 (2.91%) Games
4 3 (2.91%) Public Sector
5 1 (0.97%) Advertising
5 1 (0.97%) Banking
5 1 (0.97%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 36 (34.95%) Developer
2 30 (29.13%) Azure Engineer
3 22 (21.36%) Data Engineer
4 16 (15.53%) Azure Developer
5 11 (10.68%) Azure DevOps
6 10 (9.71%) DevOps Engineer
7 9 (8.74%) Python Developer
8 8 (7.77%) .NET Developer
9 7 (6.80%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 6 (5.83%) Consultant
10 6 (5.83%) Software Engineer
11 5 (4.85%) Big Data Engineer
11 5 (4.85%) Senior Data Engineer
11 5 (4.85%) Senior Developer
12 4 (3.88%) Analyst
12 4 (3.88%) Azure Consultant
12 4 (3.88%) Azure Software Engineer
12 4 (3.88%) Lead DevOps
12 4 (3.88%) Technical Leader
12 4 (3.88%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (37.86%) .NET
2 12 (11.65%) RESTful
3 10 (9.71%) ASP.NET Web API
3 10 (9.71%) Velocity
4 9 (8.74%) .NET Core
4 9 (8.74%) Django
4 9 (8.74%) Flask
4 9 (8.74%) Kafka
5 8 (7.77%) .NET Framework
5 8 (7.77%) ASP.NET
6 6 (5.83%) AngularJS
6 6 (5.83%) REST
7 5 (4.85%) React
7 5 (4.85%) Swagger
8 4 (3.88%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (3.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (3.88%) Web Services
9 3 (2.91%) HTML
9 3 (2.91%) OAuth
9 3 (2.91%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.62%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.91%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.97%) Online Games
4 1 (0.97%) User Experience
4 1 (0.97%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.80%) VMS
2 3 (2.91%) Windows
3 1 (0.97%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (43.69%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (33.01%) DevOps
3 26 (25.24%) Microservices
4 25 (24.27%) Analytics
5 22 (21.36%) Continuous Delivery
5 22 (21.36%) Test Automation
6 20 (19.42%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (15.53%) Data Engineering
7 16 (15.53%) ETL
8 15 (14.56%) Data Integration
9 14 (13.59%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (13.59%) Problem-Solving
9 14 (13.59%) Scrum
10 13 (12.62%) E-Commerce
11 12 (11.65%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (10.68%) SOA
13 10 (9.71%) Data Modelling
13 10 (9.71%) Release Management
13 10 (9.71%) Unit Testing
14 9 (8.74%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 53 (51.46%) C#
2 50 (48.54%) SQL
3 25 (24.27%) PowerShell
4 14 (13.59%) Python
5 12 (11.65%) T-SQL
6 10 (9.71%) U-SQL
7 9 (8.74%) JavaScript
8 5 (4.85%) TypeScript
9 3 (2.91%) Java
10 2 (1.94%) R
11 1 (0.97%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.97%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 4 (3.88%) Degree
1 4 (3.88%) ISEB
1 4 (3.88%) ISTQB
2 3 (2.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 14 (13.59%) Docker
2 5 (4.85%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.94%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (13.59%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.91%) Terraform
3 1 (0.97%) Ansible
3 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.97%) Puppet
Vendors
1 53 (51.46%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.65%) Databricks
3 6 (5.83%) Oracle
4 5 (4.85%) Alteryx
4 5 (4.85%) StreamSets
5 4 (3.88%) MuleSoft
6 3 (2.91%) Google
7 2 (1.94%) Cognos
7 2 (1.94%) Jitterbit
7 2 (1.94%) Tableau
7 2 (1.94%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.97%) ESRI
8 1 (0.97%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.97%) Nintex