Period
to 25 January 2022

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 25 January 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.

Microsoft Azure Service Bus
England > London
6 months to
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 405 303 407
Rank change year-on-year -102 +104 +57
Contract jobs citing Azure Service Bus 188 97 104
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.50% 0.55% 0.35%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.29% 1.45% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 77 92
10th Percentile £425 £413 £413
25th Percentile £520 £475 £441
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £550 £500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -9.09%
75th Percentile £675 £608 £575
90th Percentile £700 £638 £599
England median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -4.76%

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 14,552 6,675 10,189
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.76% 37.71% 34.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,844 4,969 7,445
10th Percentile £390 £338 £313
25th Percentile £475 £413 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +15.00% -4.76% -
75th Percentile £675 £600 £615
90th Percentile £750 £688 £700
England median daily rate £538 £488 £500
% change year-on-year +10.26% -2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 24 74
10th Percentile £13.88 £20.30 £15.73
25th Percentile £20.09 £22.44 £18.71
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £21.50
Median % change year-on-year -1.96% +18.60% +14.94%
75th Percentile £55.00 £57.19 £42.93
90th Percentile £71.75 £68.00 £78.75
England median hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +14.29%

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 25 January 2022.

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 25 January 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 24 £588 -2.08% 10
West London - 1 £468 - 2
Azure Service Bus
England

For the 6 months to 25 January 2022, 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.

1 188 (100.00%) Azure
2 132 (70.21%) .NET
3 118 (62.77%) C#
4 108 (57.45%) DevOps
5 91 (48.40%) Microservices
6 86 (45.74%) Agile Software Development
7 82 (43.62%) CI/CD
8 81 (43.09%) SQL
9 72 (38.30%) .NET Core
10 68 (36.17%) Serverless
11 60 (31.91%) Azure Cosmos DB
12 59 (31.38%) Azure Functions
13 56 (29.79%) Docker
14 55 (29.26%) Azure Logic Apps
15 54 (28.72%) Kubernetes
16 53 (28.19%) Microsoft
17 50 (26.60%) SQL Server
18 45 (23.94%) .NET Framework
19 44 (23.40%) Greenfield Project
20 36 (19.15%) ASP.NET
21 35 (18.62%) Scrum
22 33 (17.55%) React
23 32 (17.02%) Finance
24 30 (15.96%) TDD
24 30 (15.96%) Kanban
24 30 (15.96%) PaaS
24 30 (15.96%) AngularJS
25 29 (15.43%) JavaScript
26 27 (14.36%) T-SQL
27 26 (13.83%) Entity Framework

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 16 (8.51%) Confluence
2 11 (5.85%) NServiceBus
3 6 (3.19%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.19%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.66%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (2.66%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.60%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.53%) IIS
6 1 (0.53%) Jetty
Applications
1 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (5.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.06%) Magento
3 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 188 (100.00%) Azure
2 68 (36.17%) Serverless
3 60 (31.91%) Azure Cosmos DB
4 59 (31.38%) Azure Functions
5 55 (29.26%) Azure Logic Apps
6 30 (15.96%) PaaS
7 25 (13.30%) Azure Active Directory
8 19 (10.11%) Power Platform
9 18 (9.57%) Azure Storage
10 16 (8.51%) Azure Data Factory
10 16 (8.51%) Azure Key Vault
11 14 (7.45%) Azure App Service
11 14 (7.45%) Azure Event Grid
11 14 (7.45%) Dynamics 365
12 13 (6.91%) SaaS
13 10 (5.32%) Azure Monitor
13 10 (5.32%) Azure Service Fabric
14 9 (4.79%) GitHub
15 8 (4.26%) Azure Synapse Analytics
16 7 (3.72%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.13%) FTP
2 2 (1.06%) HTTP
2 2 (1.06%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.06%) SSL
3 1 (0.53%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (0.53%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (0.53%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (26.60%) SQL Server
2 19 (10.11%) Azure SQL Database
2 19 (10.11%) NoSQL
3 15 (7.98%) MongoDB
4 14 (7.45%) Redis
5 13 (6.91%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (6.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (6.38%) Data Lake
7 11 (5.85%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (4.26%) Big Data
8 8 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (3.72%) Cloudant
9 7 (3.72%) Power BI
9 7 (3.72%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (3.19%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 6 (3.19%) MySQL
10 6 (3.19%) Neo4j
11 4 (2.13%) SQL Server 2016
12 3 (1.60%) Hadoop
13 2 (1.06%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 21 (11.17%) Git (software)
2 20 (10.64%) JIRA
3 11 (5.85%) TeamCity
4 8 (4.26%) Jenkins
4 8 (4.26%) Liquibase
5 7 (3.72%) GitLab
5 7 (3.72%) JUnit
6 6 (3.19%) Moq
7 5 (2.66%) MSTest
7 5 (2.66%) NUnit
7 5 (2.66%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (2.66%) Visual Studio
8 4 (2.13%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (2.13%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (1.60%) Jasmine
9 3 (1.60%) Postman
10 2 (1.06%) Cypress.io
10 2 (1.06%) Mockito
10 2 (1.06%) Selenium
10 2 (1.06%) SpecFlow
General
1 32 (17.02%) Finance
2 23 (12.23%) Social Skills
3 13 (6.91%) Banking
4 11 (5.85%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.19%) Front Office
5 6 (3.19%) Public Sector
6 5 (2.66%) Law
7 4 (2.13%) Advertising
8 3 (1.60%) Legal
8 3 (1.60%) Presentation Skills
9 2 (1.06%) Documentation Skills
9 2 (1.06%) Retail
10 1 (0.53%) Back Office
10 1 (0.53%) Marketing
10 1 (0.53%) Publishing
10 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 77 (40.96%) Developer
2 36 (19.15%) .NET Developer
3 25 (13.30%) Architect
4 23 (12.23%) Azure Developer
5 21 (11.17%) C# Developer
6 15 (7.98%) Senior Developer
7 14 (7.45%) Azure Architect
7 14 (7.45%) C# .NET Developer
8 13 (6.91%) Azure Engineer
8 13 (6.91%) Solutions Architect
9 12 (6.38%) Full Stack Developer
9 12 (6.38%) Software Engineer
10 11 (5.85%) Data Engineer
11 10 (5.32%) Cloud Engineer
12 7 (3.72%) .NET Software Engineer
12 7 (3.72%) Senior Cloud Engineer
12 7 (3.72%) Senior Software Engineer
13 6 (3.19%) DevOps Developer
13 6 (3.19%) Microsoft Developer
13 6 (3.19%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (70.21%) .NET
2 72 (38.30%) .NET Core
3 45 (23.94%) .NET Framework
4 36 (19.15%) ASP.NET
5 33 (17.55%) React
6 30 (15.96%) AngularJS
7 26 (13.83%) Entity Framework
8 23 (12.23%) ASP.NET Web API
8 23 (12.23%) RabbitMQ
9 20 (10.64%) CSS
10 18 (9.57%) ARM Templates
10 18 (9.57%) REST
11 17 (9.04%) HTML
12 14 (7.45%) ASP.NET Core
13 12 (6.38%) Kafka
13 12 (6.38%) OpenID
13 12 (6.38%) Spring Boot
13 12 (6.38%) Vue.js
14 11 (5.85%) jQuery
14 11 (5.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 44 (23.40%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (5.85%) Hybrid Cloud
2 11 (5.85%) User Experience
3 8 (4.26%) Cloud Native
4 5 (2.66%) Legacy Code
4 5 (2.66%) Legacy Systems
4 5 (2.66%) PKI
5 4 (2.13%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.06%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.06%) Legacy Applications
6 2 (1.06%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.06%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.53%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.53%) Derivative
7 1 (0.53%) Equities
7 1 (0.53%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.53%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.53%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.06%) Windows
2 1 (0.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (57.45%) DevOps
2 91 (48.40%) Microservices
3 86 (45.74%) Agile Software Development
4 82 (43.62%) CI/CD
5 35 (18.62%) Scrum
6 30 (15.96%) Kanban
6 30 (15.96%) TDD
7 26 (13.83%) Event-Driven
8 23 (12.23%) Software Engineering
9 21 (11.17%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 20 (10.64%) E-Commerce
10 20 (10.64%) Fintech
10 20 (10.64%) SDLC
10 20 (10.64%) SOLID
11 19 (10.11%) Full Stack Development
11 19 (10.11%) MVC
11 19 (10.11%) Unit Testing
12 18 (9.57%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (8.51%) Test Automation
14 15 (7.98%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 118 (62.77%) C#
2 81 (43.09%) SQL
3 29 (15.43%) JavaScript
4 27 (14.36%) T-SQL
5 22 (11.70%) PowerShell
6 18 (9.57%) Java
7 17 (9.04%) TypeScript
8 11 (5.85%) Java 8
9 7 (3.72%) PL/SQL
9 7 (3.72%) Python
10 6 (3.19%) Java 11
11 5 (2.66%) Scala
11 5 (2.66%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.13%) SOQL
13 2 (1.06%) C
13 2 (1.06%) Go
13 2 (1.06%) PHP
13 2 (1.06%) R
14 1 (0.53%) U-SQL
14 1 (0.53%) XAML
Qualifications
1 13 (6.91%) SC Cleared
1 13 (6.91%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.66%) Degree
3 4 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.60%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.53%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.53%) CISSP
5 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.91%) QA
2 2 (1.06%) PMO
System Software
1 56 (29.79%) Docker
2 13 (6.91%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 54 (28.72%) Kubernetes
2 11 (5.85%) Kibana
2 11 (5.85%) Terraform
3 6 (3.19%) MIIS
4 4 (2.13%) logstash
5 2 (1.06%) Ansible
6 1 (0.53%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 1 (0.53%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 53 (28.19%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.45%) Databricks
3 11 (5.85%) MuleSoft
4 9 (4.79%) Oracle
5 4 (2.13%) Talend
6 2 (1.06%) Cloudera
6 2 (1.06%) Dell
6 2 (1.06%) Dynatrace
6 2 (1.06%) Nintex
7 1 (0.53%) Anaplan
7 1 (0.53%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.53%) JDA
7 1 (0.53%) SAP
7 1 (0.53%) Splunk
7 1 (0.53%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.53%) webMethods