Period
to 30 October 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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 280 428 540
Rank change year-on-year +148 +112 +91
Contract jobs citing Azure Functions 83 130 97
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.57% 0.36% 0.21%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.64% 1.08% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 101 64
Median daily rate £500 £538 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.98% +4.88% +2.50%
10th Percentile £338 £413 £403
90th Percentile £650 £631 £680
England median daily rate £500 £480 £500
% change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £75.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -53.33% -
England median hourly rate £82.00 £35.00 £75.00
% change year-on-year +134.29% -53.33% -

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 5,070 12,035 12,348
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 35.11% 32.89% 26.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,525 8,698 9,155
Median daily rate £525 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £325
90th Percentile £713 £688 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £480
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +2.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 102 81
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.79% +10.26% -8.88%
10th Percentile £22.00 £17.52 £12.50
90th Percentile £40.40 £53.75 £77.50
Median hourly rate £31.50 £22.42 £17.50
% change year-on-year +40.53% +28.09% -12.50%

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 30 October 2020.

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 30 October 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 +109 8 £578 +5.00% 5
West London - 1 £400 - 1
Azure Functions
England

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 83 (100.00%) Azure
1 83 (100.00%) Serverless
2 45 (54.22%) DevOps
3 39 (46.99%) Microsoft
4 32 (38.55%) AWS
5 29 (34.94%) Power Platform
6 28 (33.73%) Test Automation
6 28 (33.73%) SQL
7 27 (32.53%) Python
7 27 (32.53%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (32.53%) AWS Lambda
8 23 (27.71%) .NET
9 22 (26.51%) C#
9 22 (26.51%) Data Lake
10 21 (25.30%) Databricks
10 21 (25.30%) Git (software)
11 20 (24.10%) Azure SQL Database
11 20 (24.10%) Finance
11 20 (24.10%) Visual Studio Team System
12 19 (22.89%) Open Source
12 19 (22.89%) Dynamics 365
12 19 (22.89%) PowerApps
13 17 (20.48%) Docker
14 16 (19.28%) Scrum
15 15 (18.07%) Banking
15 15 (18.07%) Microservices
15 15 (18.07%) Azure Data Factory
15 15 (18.07%) Logic Apps
16 14 (16.87%) Data Acquisition
16 14 (16.87%) Low Latency

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 7 (8.43%) Apache Spark
2 4 (4.82%) Apache Pig
2 4 (4.82%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.41%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.41%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.41%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.20%) Apache
4 1 (1.20%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (1.20%) Luigi
Applications
1 14 (16.87%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (12.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (4.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (2.41%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 83 (100.00%) Azure
1 83 (100.00%) Serverless
2 32 (38.55%) AWS
3 29 (34.94%) Power Platform
4 27 (32.53%) AWS Lambda
5 19 (22.89%) Dynamics 365
5 19 (22.89%) PowerApps
6 15 (18.07%) Azure Data Factory
6 15 (18.07%) Logic Apps
7 7 (8.43%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (8.43%) Azure Stack
7 7 (8.43%) PaaS
7 7 (8.43%) Power Automate
8 5 (6.02%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (6.02%) Amazon S3
8 5 (6.02%) IaaS
9 4 (4.82%) Office 365
10 3 (3.61%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 2 (2.41%) OneDrive
12 1 (1.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.43%) DNS
2 2 (2.41%) VPN
3 1 (1.20%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (26.51%) Data Lake
2 20 (24.10%) Azure SQL Database
3 14 (16.87%) Spotfire
4 13 (15.66%) Cosmos DB
5 8 (9.64%) SQL Server
6 7 (8.43%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (6.02%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (6.02%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 5 (6.02%) OLTP
7 5 (6.02%) SAP HANA
8 4 (4.82%) Power BI
9 3 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (2.41%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (2.41%) Hadoop
10 2 (2.41%) NoSQL
10 2 (2.41%) Redis
11 1 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (1.20%) Apache Hive
11 1 (1.20%) Big Data
11 1 (1.20%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 21 (25.30%) Git (software)
2 20 (24.10%) Visual Studio Team System
3 13 (15.66%) Jenkins
4 7 (8.43%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (8.43%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.41%) GitLab
6 1 (1.20%) JIRA
6 1 (1.20%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.20%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 20 (24.10%) Finance
2 15 (18.07%) Banking
3 4 (4.82%) Retail
3 4 (4.82%) Retail Finance
4 2 (2.41%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.20%) Front Office
5 1 (1.20%) German Language
5 1 (1.20%) Marketing
5 1 (1.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (30.12%) Developer
2 20 (24.10%) Azure Engineer
3 16 (19.28%) Consultant
4 14 (16.87%) Azure Developer
4 14 (16.87%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (13.25%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 9 (10.84%) Architect
6 9 (10.84%) Python Developer
7 8 (9.64%) CRM Consultant
8 7 (8.43%) Data Engineer
9 6 (7.23%) Azure DevOps
9 6 (7.23%) Senior Developer
9 6 (7.23%) Technical Consultant
10 5 (6.02%) Azure Architect
10 5 (6.02%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
10 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Consultant
10 5 (6.02%) Senior Python Developer
10 5 (6.02%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (4.82%) React Developer
12 3 (3.61%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (27.71%) .NET
2 7 (8.43%) Kafka
3 4 (4.82%) Highcharts JS
3 4 (4.82%) JSON
3 4 (4.82%) Redux
4 3 (3.61%) .NET Core
4 3 (3.61%) .NET Framework
4 3 (3.61%) XML
5 2 (2.41%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (2.41%) CSS
5 2 (2.41%) J2EE
5 2 (2.41%) Node.js
5 2 (2.41%) Web Services
5 2 (2.41%) YAML
6 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.20%) HTML
6 1 (1.20%) HTML5
6 1 (1.20%) MSMQ
6 1 (1.20%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.25%) Cloud Native
2 10 (12.05%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.82%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (4.82%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.61%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.41%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.41%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.41%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.20%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.20%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.20%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (1.20%) Video\Live Streaming
6 1 (1.20%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.64%) Linux
2 6 (7.23%) Windows
3 4 (4.82%) Debian
3 4 (4.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (4.82%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (54.22%) DevOps
2 28 (33.73%) Test Automation
3 27 (32.53%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (22.89%) Open Source
5 16 (19.28%) Scrum
6 15 (18.07%) Microservices
7 14 (16.87%) Data Acquisition
7 14 (16.87%) Kanban
7 14 (16.87%) Low Latency
7 14 (16.87%) Visualisation
8 12 (14.46%) Data Architecture
8 12 (14.46%) Project Delivery
8 12 (14.46%) Software Deployment
9 10 (12.05%) CRM
9 10 (12.05%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (10.84%) Change Management
10 9 (10.84%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 8 (9.64%) Analytics
11 8 (9.64%) API Design
12 6 (7.23%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 28 (33.73%) SQL
2 27 (32.53%) Python
3 22 (26.51%) C#
4 14 (16.87%) PowerShell
4 14 (16.87%) VBA
5 10 (12.05%) Java
6 9 (10.84%) JavaScript
7 6 (7.23%) C++
7 6 (7.23%) T-SQL
8 5 (6.02%) Perl
9 4 (4.82%) Bash Shell
9 4 (4.82%) PHP
9 4 (4.82%) Scala
10 1 (1.20%) C
10 1 (1.20%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.20%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.41%) DV Cleared
1 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (2.41%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 17 (20.48%) Docker
2 8 (9.64%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.41%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (12.05%) Kubernetes
1 10 (12.05%) Terraform
2 1 (1.20%) Ansible
Vendors
1 39 (46.99%) Microsoft
2 21 (25.30%) Databricks
3 7 (8.43%) SAP
4 5 (6.02%) MuleSoft
4 5 (6.02%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (4.82%) Cloudera
5 4 (4.82%) Oracle
5 4 (4.82%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.41%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.41%) Dynatrace
6 2 (2.41%) Splunk
7 1 (1.20%) ServiceNow