Period
to

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 May 2022 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 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 358 259 382
Rank change year-on-year -99 +123 +100
Contract jobs citing Azure Functions 231 233 51
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.60% 0.96% 0.26%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.58% 2.48% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 129 37
10th Percentile £409 £400 £413
25th Percentile £500 £488 £452
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £600 £513
Median % change year-on-year -4.17% +17.07% +2.50%
75th Percentile £700 £650 £594
90th Percentile £800 £750 £675
England median daily rate £550 £550 £513
% change year-on-year - +7.32% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £65.00 -
England median hourly rate £52.50 £65.00 -
% change year-on-year -19.23% - -

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 14,607 9,390 6,834
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.16% 38.68% 34.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,946 6,884 5,125
10th Percentile £390 £363 £325
25th Percentile £475 £438 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% - -
75th Percentile £688 £625 £625
90th Percentile £775 £700 £700
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 41 42
10th Percentile £19.74 £15.00 £13.20
25th Percentile £23.06 £21.73 £18.55
Median hourly rate £39.75 £33.50 £24.00
Median % change year-on-year +18.66% +39.58% +11.63%
75th Percentile £64.94 £63.75 £42.89
90th Percentile £79.28 £68.00 £60.65
England median hourly rate £21.50 £21.05 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.14% +5.25% +2.56%

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 May 2022.

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 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -35 17 £650 +8.33% 5
West London - 3 £580 - 1
East London - 1 - - 1
Azure Functions
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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.

1 231 (100.00%) Azure
1 231 (100.00%) Serverless
2 142 (61.47%) DevOps
3 131 (56.71%) Agile
4 126 (54.55%) CI/CD
5 111 (48.05%) C#
5 111 (48.05%) SQL
6 98 (42.42%) .NET
7 86 (37.23%) Python
8 76 (32.90%) Azure Logic Apps
9 70 (30.30%) Microsoft
10 63 (27.27%) Azure Service Bus
11 57 (24.68%) Databricks
12 56 (24.24%) Kubernetes
12 56 (24.24%) Analytics
13 54 (23.38%) Power Platform
14 52 (22.51%) JavaScript
15 50 (21.65%) Git (software)
15 50 (21.65%) Azure SQL Database
16 49 (21.21%) PaaS
16 49 (21.21%) Microservices
17 48 (20.78%) Azure Data Factory
18 47 (20.35%) Finance
19 46 (19.91%) AWS
20 44 (19.05%) Terraform
21 43 (18.61%) SQL Server
21 43 (18.61%) Infrastructure as Code
22 42 (18.18%) Azure Cosmos DB
22 42 (18.18%) Software Engineering
23 41 (17.75%) Data Lake

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 31 (13.42%) Apache Spark
2 17 (7.36%) BizTalk Server
3 11 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (3.46%) NServiceBus
5 6 (2.60%) Apache Airflow
5 6 (2.60%) Luigi
6 5 (2.16%) Apache
6 5 (2.16%) Confluence
6 5 (2.16%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.30%) Apache Pig
7 3 (1.30%) IIS
8 2 (0.87%) Jupyter
9 1 (0.43%) CMS
9 1 (0.43%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (2.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.73%) Carpe Diem
2 4 (1.73%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.73%) Elite 3E
3 2 (0.87%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.43%) Primavera
4 1 (0.43%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 231 (100.00%) Azure
1 231 (100.00%) Serverless
2 76 (32.90%) Azure Logic Apps
3 63 (27.27%) Azure Service Bus
4 54 (23.38%) Power Platform
5 49 (21.21%) PaaS
6 48 (20.78%) Azure Data Factory
7 46 (19.91%) AWS
8 42 (18.18%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 37 (16.02%) GitHub
9 37 (16.02%) IaaS
10 30 (12.99%) Azure Monitor
11 26 (11.26%) Azure Storage
11 26 (11.26%) Azure Synapse Analytics
12 25 (10.82%) AWS Lambda
13 22 (9.52%) SaaS
14 17 (7.36%) AWS CloudFormation
15 16 (6.93%) Amazon S3
16 15 (6.49%) Dynamics 365
16 15 (6.49%) GitHub Actions
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.87%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (0.43%) Broadband
2 1 (0.43%) DNS
2 1 (0.43%) Firewall
2 1 (0.43%) SSL
2 1 (0.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (21.65%) Azure SQL Database
2 43 (18.61%) SQL Server
3 41 (17.75%) Data Lake
4 37 (16.02%) PostgreSQL
5 33 (14.29%) Power BI
6 31 (13.42%) NoSQL
7 28 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
8 25 (10.82%) Relational Database
9 21 (9.09%) Big Data
9 21 (9.09%) MongoDB
10 17 (7.36%) Apache Cassandra
11 15 (6.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 12 (5.19%) MySQL
13 10 (4.33%) HBase
14 8 (3.46%) Hadoop
14 8 (3.46%) RDBMS
15 7 (3.03%) Redis
15 7 (3.03%) Spark SQL
16 6 (2.60%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 6 (2.60%) Semantic Layer
Development Applications
1 50 (21.65%) Git (software)
2 24 (10.39%) Jenkins
3 13 (5.63%) JIRA
3 13 (5.63%) TeamCity
4 12 (5.19%) Gradle
4 12 (5.19%) Maven
5 11 (4.76%) Visual Studio Team System
6 10 (4.33%) SpecFlow
7 6 (2.60%) Selenium
7 6 (2.60%) Visual Studio
8 4 (1.73%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.73%) GitLab
8 4 (1.73%) HP UFT
8 4 (1.73%) JBehave
8 4 (1.73%) SonarQube
8 4 (1.73%) TestComplete
8 4 (1.73%) Visual Studio Coded UI
9 2 (0.87%) ER Studio
9 2 (0.87%) MLflow
9 2 (0.87%) TestCafe
General
1 47 (20.35%) Finance
2 35 (15.15%) Social Skills
3 24 (10.39%) Banking
4 11 (4.76%) Presentation Skills
5 10 (4.33%) Front Office
6 9 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (3.03%) Law
8 6 (2.60%) Investment Banking
8 6 (2.60%) Organisational Skills
8 6 (2.60%) Public Sector
9 4 (1.73%) Retail Banking
10 3 (1.30%) Legal
10 3 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.87%) Influencing Skills
11 2 (0.87%) Publishing
12 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 77 (33.33%) Developer
2 42 (18.18%) .NET Developer
3 40 (17.32%) Azure Engineer
4 39 (16.88%) Data Engineer
5 33 (14.29%) Azure Developer
6 30 (12.99%) Architect
7 21 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
7 21 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
7 21 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
8 19 (8.23%) C# Developer
9 18 (7.79%) C# .NET Developer
10 17 (7.36%) Cloud Solutions Architect
11 13 (5.63%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 13 (5.63%) Software Engineer
12 12 (5.19%) Cloud Engineer
13 10 (4.33%) Integration Developer
14 8 (3.46%) Azure Architect
15 7 (3.03%) Azure DevOps
15 7 (3.03%) C# Software Engineer
15 7 (3.03%) Energy Trading Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (42.42%) .NET
2 33 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 31 (13.42%) Kafka
4 28 (12.12%) .NET Core
5 25 (10.82%) ARM Templates
5 25 (10.82%) ASP.NET
5 25 (10.82%) React
6 20 (8.66%) HTML
7 19 (8.23%) CSS
8 16 (6.93%) ASP.NET Core
8 16 (6.93%) Entity Framework
9 15 (6.49%) HTML5
10 14 (6.06%) AngularJS
10 14 (6.06%) REST
11 12 (5.19%) Spark Streaming
12 10 (4.33%) jQuery
12 10 (4.33%) Web Services
13 9 (3.90%) Vue.js
14 8 (3.46%) Node.js
14 8 (3.46%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 33 (14.29%) Cloud Native
2 17 (7.36%) Legacy Systems
3 15 (6.49%) Data Structures
3 15 (6.49%) Hybrid Cloud
4 13 (5.63%) Public Cloud
5 12 (5.19%) Linux Command Line
6 10 (4.33%) User Experience
7 9 (3.90%) Management Information System
8 8 (3.46%) Self-Motivation
9 7 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
10 6 (2.60%) Data Centre
10 6 (2.60%) Greenfield Project
10 6 (2.60%) Reference Data
10 6 (2.60%) Renewable Energy
11 4 (1.73%) Algorithms
11 4 (1.73%) Blog
11 4 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.73%) Virtual Team
12 3 (1.30%) Enterprise Cloud
13 2 (0.87%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 26 (11.26%) Windows
2 4 (1.73%) Linux
3 3 (1.30%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.43%) Debian
4 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (61.47%) DevOps
2 131 (56.71%) Agile
3 126 (54.55%) CI/CD
4 56 (24.24%) Analytics
5 49 (21.21%) Microservices
6 43 (18.61%) Infrastructure as Code
7 42 (18.18%) Software Engineering
8 40 (17.32%) Data Engineering
9 32 (13.85%) Migration
10 31 (13.42%) Full Stack Development
11 28 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
12 27 (11.69%) ETL
12 27 (11.69%) Scrum
13 26 (11.26%) SDLC
14 25 (10.82%) Data Pipeline
15 24 (10.39%) Continuous Integration
16 23 (9.96%) Test Automation
17 22 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
17 22 (9.52%) Open Source
18 21 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 111 (48.05%) C#
1 111 (48.05%) SQL
2 86 (37.23%) Python
3 52 (22.51%) JavaScript
4 40 (17.32%) PowerShell
5 33 (14.29%) Bash
6 32 (13.85%) Java
7 30 (12.99%) T-SQL
8 15 (6.49%) Go
8 15 (6.49%) PL/SQL
9 12 (5.19%) C++
10 11 (4.76%) Scala
11 8 (3.46%) TypeScript
12 5 (2.16%) R
13 4 (1.73%) VBScript
14 2 (0.87%) Bicep
14 2 (0.87%) C
14 2 (0.87%) PHP
15 1 (0.43%) Perl
15 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (4.76%) PMP
2 9 (3.90%) Degree
2 9 (3.90%) FFIEC
3 7 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.03%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.60%) PMI Certification
5 4 (1.73%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.87%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 2 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.87%) CISSP
6 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.43%) OCP
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.66%) QA
2 13 (5.63%) Data Quality
3 10 (4.33%) Accessibility
4 9 (3.90%) GLBA
4 9 (3.90%) NIST
4 9 (3.90%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.30%) WCAG
6 2 (0.87%) GDPR
7 1 (0.43%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (16.45%) Docker
2 10 (4.33%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.46%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 56 (24.24%) Kubernetes
2 44 (19.05%) Terraform
3 12 (5.19%) Ansible
4 1 (0.43%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 1 (0.43%) Grafana
4 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.43%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 70 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 57 (24.68%) Databricks
3 19 (8.23%) Oracle
4 15 (6.49%) MuleSoft
5 7 (3.03%) SAP
6 4 (1.73%) Intapp
6 4 (1.73%) Reuters
7 3 (1.30%) Black Duck
7 3 (1.30%) Google
7 3 (1.30%) SaltStack
8 2 (0.87%) IBM
8 2 (0.87%) VMware
9 1 (0.43%) Apple
9 1 (0.43%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.43%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.43%) New Relic
9 1 (0.43%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.43%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.43%) TOWER Software