Period
to 18 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Azure Service Bus skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Azure Service Bus over the 6 months to 18 May 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.

Microsoft Azure Service Bus
England > London
6 months to
18 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 328 379 438
Rank change year-on-year +51 +59 +73
Contract jobs citing Azure Service Bus 133 44 175
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.56% 0.22% 0.43%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.46% 0.63% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 37 128
10th Percentile £393 £406 £418
25th Percentile £444 £463 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £511
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -2.20% +7.63%
75th Percentile £608 £575 £588
90th Percentile £650 £600 £650
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Azure Service Bus 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 9,111 6,933 12,593
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.16% 34.09% 30.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,707 5,193 9,216
10th Percentile £363 £325 £350
25th Percentile £436 £425 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £525 £525
75th Percentile £625 £625 £606
90th Percentile £700 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 47 68
10th Percentile £14.85 £14.20 £12.93
25th Percentile £21.25 £19.35 £17.97
Median hourly rate £44.50 £25.00 £21.25
Median % change year-on-year +78.00% +17.65% -15.00%
75th Percentile £65.00 £48.31 £34.53
90th Percentile £68.00 £63.30 £60.88
England median hourly rate £21.05 £20.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year +5.25% +6.67% -1.03%

Azure Service Bus
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Azure Service Bus as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Azure Service Bus in London

Azure Service Bus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Azure Service Bus in London.

Daily rate trend for Azure Service Bus in London

Azure Service Bus
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Azure Service Bus in London over the 6 months to 18 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Azure Service Bus in London

Azure Service Bus
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 Service Bus within the London region over the 6 months to 18 May 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 +20 7 £600 +20.00% 11
West London - 1 £792 - 1
Azure Service Bus
England

For the 6 months to 18 May 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Azure Service Bus 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 Service Bus.

1 133 (100.00%) Azure
2 102 (76.69%) .NET
3 94 (70.68%) C#
4 83 (62.41%) DevOps
5 62 (46.62%) .NET Core
6 59 (44.36%) Microservices
7 48 (36.09%) SQL
8 42 (31.58%) Serverless
9 40 (30.08%) Azure Functions
9 40 (30.08%) Azure Logic Apps
9 40 (30.08%) SQL Server
10 39 (29.32%) Test Automation
11 37 (27.82%) Microsoft
12 36 (27.07%) TDD
13 35 (26.32%) Azure SQL Database
14 34 (25.56%) PowerShell
15 33 (24.81%) Terraform
16 32 (24.06%) ASP.NET Web API
17 31 (23.31%) Agile Software Development
17 31 (23.31%) JavaScript
17 31 (23.31%) Azure Cosmos DB
18 30 (22.56%) React
19 28 (21.05%) Azure Key Vault
19 28 (21.05%) Power Platform
20 27 (20.30%) Greenfield Project
21 26 (19.55%) Deployment Automation
21 26 (19.55%) SOA
22 25 (18.80%) PaaS
23 24 (18.05%) Continuous Integration
23 24 (18.05%) Unit Testing

Azure Service Bus
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 10 (7.52%) NServiceBus
2 4 (3.01%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.50%) SAS
3 2 (1.50%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.75%) Apache
4 1 (0.75%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (0.75%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.75%) Confluence
4 1 (0.75%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.75%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 2 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.50%) Shopify
2 1 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 133 (100.00%) Azure
2 42 (31.58%) Serverless
3 40 (30.08%) Azure Functions
3 40 (30.08%) Azure Logic Apps
4 31 (23.31%) Azure Cosmos DB
5 28 (21.05%) Azure Key Vault
5 28 (21.05%) Power Platform
6 25 (18.80%) PaaS
7 16 (12.03%) Power Automate
7 16 (12.03%) PowerApps
8 15 (11.28%) AWS
8 15 (11.28%) Azure Storage
9 8 (6.02%) AWS Lambda
9 8 (6.02%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (5.26%) Azure Data Factory
10 7 (5.26%) Azure Event Grid
11 6 (4.51%) GCP
12 4 (3.01%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (3.01%) Azure Service Fabric
13 3 (2.26%) Azure App Service
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.01%) Firewall
2 3 (2.26%) Network Security
3 1 (0.75%) HTTP
3 1 (0.75%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (30.08%) SQL Server
2 35 (26.32%) Azure SQL Database
3 14 (10.53%) OLTP
4 12 (9.02%) Power BI
5 11 (8.27%) NoSQL
6 5 (3.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (3.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (3.01%) Redis
8 3 (2.26%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.50%) Event Store
9 2 (1.50%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.50%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.75%) Big Data
10 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.75%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 15 (11.28%) Visual Studio Team System
3 7 (5.26%) Visual Studio
4 6 (4.51%) JIRA
5 2 (1.50%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.50%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (1.50%) SonarQube
5 2 (1.50%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.75%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.75%) Cypress.io
6 1 (0.75%) git-flow
6 1 (0.75%) NUnit
6 1 (0.75%) Selenium
6 1 (0.75%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.75%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (8.27%) Finance
2 8 (6.02%) Social Skills
3 7 (5.26%) Retail
4 6 (4.51%) Banking
5 4 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.75%) Front Office
6 1 (0.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 64 (48.12%) Developer
2 38 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 23 (17.29%) Azure Developer
4 17 (12.78%) DevOps Engineer
5 16 (12.03%) Architect
6 15 (11.28%) Azure Architect
6 15 (11.28%) Azure Engineer
6 15 (11.28%) C# Developer
6 15 (11.28%) Senior Developer
7 14 (10.53%) Senior .NET Developer
8 10 (7.52%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 8 (6.02%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (5.26%) .NET Architect
10 7 (5.26%) Azure DevOps
10 7 (5.26%) React Developer
11 6 (4.51%) Full Stack Developer
11 6 (4.51%) Python Developer
11 6 (4.51%) Software Engineer
12 5 (3.76%) Technical Architect
13 4 (3.01%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (76.69%) .NET
2 62 (46.62%) .NET Core
3 32 (24.06%) ASP.NET Web API
4 30 (22.56%) React
5 24 (18.05%) .NET Framework
6 23 (17.29%) CSS
7 21 (15.79%) REST
8 19 (14.29%) Web Services
9 18 (13.53%) Entity Framework
10 17 (12.78%) HTML
10 17 (12.78%) jQuery
11 16 (12.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 14 (10.53%) JSON
13 12 (9.02%) ASP.NET
13 12 (9.02%) RabbitMQ
13 12 (9.02%) XML
14 10 (7.52%) AngularJS
14 10 (7.52%) ASP.NET Core
15 9 (6.77%) HTML5
15 9 (6.77%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.30%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (9.02%) N-Tier
3 5 (3.76%) Public Cloud
3 5 (3.76%) User Experience
4 3 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.26%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.26%) W3C
5 2 (1.50%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.75%) BBC
6 1 (0.75%) FMCG
6 1 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.75%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.51%) Windows
2 2 (1.50%) Linux
2 2 (1.50%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (62.41%) DevOps
2 59 (44.36%) Microservices
3 39 (29.32%) Test Automation
4 36 (27.07%) TDD
5 31 (23.31%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (19.55%) Deployment Automation
6 26 (19.55%) SOA
7 24 (18.05%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (18.05%) Unit Testing
8 23 (17.29%) BDD
9 22 (16.54%) Scrum
10 20 (15.04%) MVC
11 18 (13.53%) Software Engineering
12 15 (11.28%) Data Ingestion
13 14 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
14 13 (9.77%) API Development
14 13 (9.77%) Infrastructure as Code
15 12 (9.02%) Fintech
15 12 (9.02%) SOLID
15 12 (9.02%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 94 (70.68%) C#
2 48 (36.09%) SQL
3 34 (25.56%) PowerShell
4 31 (23.31%) JavaScript
5 16 (12.03%) T-SQL
6 12 (9.02%) Python
7 9 (6.77%) TypeScript
8 8 (6.02%) Java
9 7 (5.26%) C++
10 2 (1.50%) ES6
11 1 (0.75%) C
11 1 (0.75%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.75%) XPath
11 1 (0.75%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 3 (2.26%) Degree
2 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.01%) WCAG
System Software
1 13 (9.77%) Docker
2 4 (3.01%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 33 (24.81%) Terraform
2 18 (13.53%) Kubernetes
3 6 (4.51%) Ansible
Vendors
1 37 (27.82%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.76%) Dynatrace
2 5 (3.76%) ServiceNow
2 5 (3.76%) Splunk
3 3 (2.26%) MuleSoft
3 3 (2.26%) Oracle
3 3 (2.26%) TIBCO
3 3 (2.26%) webMethods
3 3 (2.26%) Xamarin
4 2 (1.50%) Google
4 2 (1.50%) JD Edwards
4 2 (1.50%) JDA
4 2 (1.50%) SAP
5 1 (0.75%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.75%) Cloudera
5 1 (0.75%) Databricks
5 1 (0.75%) Oblix
5 1 (0.75%) Salesforce.com