Period
to 17 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Power Platform skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Power Platform over the 6 months to 17 April 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 Power Platform
England > London
6 months to
17 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 69 89 134
Rank change year-on-year +20 +45 +88
Contract jobs citing Power Platform 778 650 881
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 3.54% 2.73% 2.08%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.33% 7.98% 6.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 547 474 620
10th Percentile £338 £327 £325
25th Percentile £400 £405 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - +1.06%
75th Percentile £575 £570 £550
90th Percentile £650 £646 £625
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 7
10th Percentile £20.00 " £19.80
25th Percentile £21.00 £26.25 £20.94
Median hourly rate £23.45 £30.00 £22.50
Median % change year-on-year -21.83% +33.33% +4.65%
75th Percentile £52.25 £37.47 £24.75
90th Percentile £62.35 £44.16 "
England median hourly rate £21.25 £46.00 £23.58
% change year-on-year -53.80% +95.12% +17.88%

Power Platform 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 8,337 8,146 12,941
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.92% 34.20% 30.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,150 6,053 9,512
10th Percentile £359 £320 £350
25th Percentile £425 £425 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £525 £525
75th Percentile £613 £615 £600
90th Percentile £694 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 59 72
10th Percentile £20.00 £15.00 £12.50
25th Percentile £22.12 £19.35 £13.44
Median hourly rate £35.50 £25.00 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +42.00% +25.00% -24.80%
75th Percentile £64.06 £61.13 £29.07
90th Percentile £68.00 £78.75 £57.00
England median hourly rate £21.18 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% +14.29% -7.01%

Power Platform
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Power Platform as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Power Platform in London

Power Platform
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Power Platform in London.

Daily rate trend for Power Platform in London

Power Platform
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Power Platform in London over the 6 months to 17 April 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Power Platform in London

Power Platform
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Power Platform in London.

Hourly rate trend for Power Platform in London

Power Platform
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Power Platform in London over the 6 months to 17 April 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Power Platform in London

Power Platform
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 Power Platform within the London region over the 6 months to 17 April 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 +25 122 £488 +2.63% 40
West London +4 17 £475 +11.76% 16
South London +30 5 £375 -21.05% 6
East London +23 5 £650 +116.67% 23
North London +8 2 £300 -29.41% 7
Power Platform
England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Power Platform 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 Power Platform.

1 604 (77.63%) Power BI
2 505 (64.91%) Business Intelligence
3 382 (49.10%) Azure
4 316 (40.62%) Microsoft
5 297 (38.17%) SQL
6 215 (27.63%) Agile Software Development
7 203 (26.09%) Finance
8 196 (25.19%) Analytics
9 192 (24.68%) PowerApps
10 178 (22.88%) SQL Server
11 152 (19.54%) DevOps
12 136 (17.48%) Visualisation
13 131 (16.84%) SharePoint
14 130 (16.71%) Data Warehouse
15 129 (16.58%) Data Modelling
16 123 (15.81%) Tableau
17 122 (15.68%) Python
18 96 (12.34%) C#
18 96 (12.34%) Microsoft 365
19 91 (11.70%) Public Sector
20 89 (11.44%) PowerShell
20 89 (11.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 84 (10.80%) ETL
22 83 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
23 82 (10.54%) Microsoft Excel
24 80 (10.28%) Dynamics 365
25 77 (9.90%) JavaScript
25 77 (9.90%) .NET
25 77 (9.90%) Security Cleared
26 76 (9.77%) Power Automate

Power Platform
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
1 131 (16.84%) SharePoint
2 16 (2.06%) SharePoint 2010
3 13 (1.67%) Apache Spark
4 12 (1.54%) Apache Airflow
5 11 (1.41%) SAS
6 8 (1.03%) Apache
7 5 (0.64%) Jupyter
8 4 (0.51%) Confluence
9 3 (0.39%) IIS
9 3 (0.39%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.26%) Apache Synapse
10 2 (0.26%) Mule
11 1 (0.13%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.13%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.13%) CMS
11 1 (0.13%) Hyperledger
11 1 (0.13%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 82 (10.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (3.98%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (1.93%) InfoPath
4 10 (1.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (1.29%) Spreadsheet
5 9 (1.16%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.90%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.26%) SPSS
8 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 53 (6.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.64%) Unit4 Business World
4 3 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.26%) Magento
5 2 (0.26%) SAP MDM
5 2 (0.26%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.26%) Sonata
6 1 (0.13%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.13%) iTrent
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.13%) Sage X3
6 1 (0.13%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.13%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.13%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.13%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 382 (49.10%) Azure
2 192 (24.68%) PowerApps
3 96 (12.34%) Microsoft 365
4 80 (10.28%) Dynamics 365
5 76 (9.77%) Power Automate
6 69 (8.87%) Logic Apps
7 63 (8.10%) Azure Data Factory
8 51 (6.56%) AWS
9 38 (4.88%) Azure Active Directory
10 30 (3.86%) Serverless
11 26 (3.34%) Azure Functions
12 19 (2.44%) SaaS
13 15 (1.93%) GCP
14 14 (1.80%) OneDrive
14 14 (1.80%) PaaS
15 11 (1.41%) Google Analytics
16 9 (1.16%) Yammer
17 7 (0.90%) Data Lake Analytics
18 6 (0.77%) Azure Stack
19 5 (0.64%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.16%) Intranet
2 8 (1.03%) HTTP
3 7 (0.90%) RTMP
4 5 (0.64%) Skype
5 3 (0.39%) Firewall
5 3 (0.39%) FTP
6 2 (0.26%) Extranet
6 2 (0.26%) Internet
6 2 (0.26%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.26%) LAN
6 2 (0.26%) Network Security
6 2 (0.26%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (0.26%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.26%) VPN
6 2 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.13%) DHCP
7 1 (0.13%) DNS
7 1 (0.13%) SD-WAN
7 1 (0.13%) SMTP
7 1 (0.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 604 (77.63%) Power BI
2 178 (22.88%) SQL Server
3 130 (16.71%) Data Warehouse
4 123 (15.81%) Tableau
5 89 (11.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 61 (7.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 55 (7.07%) Data Lake
8 47 (6.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 41 (5.27%) Azure SQL Database
9 41 (5.27%) Relational Database
10 34 (4.37%) QlikView
11 31 (3.98%) Big Data
12 24 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
13 19 (2.44%) Cosmos DB
13 19 (2.44%) Qlik Sense
14 18 (2.31%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 17 (2.19%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 17 (2.19%) BusinessObjects
15 17 (2.19%) OLTP
16 16 (2.06%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 28 (3.60%) Visual Studio Team System
2 26 (3.34%) Git (software)
2 26 (3.34%) Octopus Deploy
3 25 (3.21%) JIRA
4 17 (2.19%) Jenkins
5 12 (1.54%) Visual Studio
6 7 (0.90%) Artifactory
6 7 (0.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 6 (0.77%) ER Studio
7 6 (0.77%) ERwin
8 5 (0.64%) GitLab
9 3 (0.39%) Selenium
9 3 (0.39%) SonarQube
10 2 (0.26%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.26%) JMeter
10 2 (0.26%) kappa
10 2 (0.26%) REST Assured
10 2 (0.26%) Subversion
10 2 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.26%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 203 (26.09%) Finance
2 91 (11.70%) Public Sector
3 29 (3.73%) Marketing
4 25 (3.21%) Law
5 24 (3.08%) Banking
6 23 (2.96%) Manufacturing
7 22 (2.83%) Telecoms
8 14 (1.80%) Electronics
9 12 (1.54%) Retail
10 8 (1.03%) Legal
10 8 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
11 7 (0.90%) Advertising
11 7 (0.90%) Games
12 6 (0.77%) Front Office
12 6 (0.77%) Local Government
13 4 (0.51%) Brand Awareness
14 3 (0.39%) Billing
14 3 (0.39%) Publishing
15 2 (0.26%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.26%) Police
Job Titles
1 192 (24.68%) Developer
2 146 (18.77%) Analyst
3 77 (9.90%) Architect
3 77 (9.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 70 (9.00%) Data Engineer
5 69 (8.87%) Consultant
6 67 (8.61%) Data Analyst
7 56 (7.20%) Power BI Developer
8 40 (5.14%) Azure Engineer
9 33 (4.24%) Data Architect
10 31 (3.98%) Business Analyst
10 31 (3.98%) Technical Leader
11 26 (3.34%) Power BI Analyst
11 26 (3.34%) SQL Analyst
12 25 (3.21%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 23 (2.96%) DevOps Engineer
14 22 (2.83%) SQL Developer
15 20 (2.57%) Azure Architect
15 20 (2.57%) Business Intelligence Consultant
16 19 (2.44%) Power BI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (9.90%) .NET
2 41 (5.27%) React
3 39 (5.01%) JSON
4 35 (4.50%) Web Services
5 33 (4.24%) ASP.NET
6 30 (3.86%) AngularJS
7 27 (3.47%) ASP.NET Core
8 26 (3.34%) HTML
9 21 (2.70%) XML
10 20 (2.57%) CSS
11 18 (2.31%) Kafka
12 16 (2.06%) Natural Language Processing
12 16 (2.06%) RESTful
13 13 (1.67%) HTML5 Canvas
14 12 (1.54%) NumPy
14 12 (1.54%) PySpark
14 12 (1.54%) REST
14 12 (1.54%) SciPy
15 9 (1.16%) TensorFlow
15 9 (1.16%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 83 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (6.43%) User Experience
3 37 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
4 18 (2.31%) Management Information System
5 17 (2.19%) NHS
6 15 (1.93%) Self-Motivation
7 12 (1.54%) Data Structures
8 9 (1.16%) Reference Data
9 8 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.03%) Virtual Team
10 7 (0.90%) Client/Server
11 6 (0.77%) Data Centre
11 6 (0.77%) FMCG
11 6 (0.77%) iSeries
11 6 (0.77%) Reinsurance
12 4 (0.51%) Analytical Mindset
12 4 (0.51%) Cloud Native
12 4 (0.51%) Hedge funds
12 4 (0.51%) VSAM
13 3 (0.39%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 11 (1.41%) Windows
2 8 (1.03%) Windows Server
3 3 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.26%) Linux
4 2 (0.26%) Unix
4 2 (0.26%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.13%) AIX
5 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 505 (64.91%) Business Intelligence
2 215 (27.63%) Agile Software Development
3 196 (25.19%) Analytics
4 152 (19.54%) DevOps
5 136 (17.48%) Visualisation
6 129 (16.58%) Data Modelling
7 84 (10.80%) ETL
8 72 (9.25%) Data Visualisation
9 70 (9.00%) Decision-Making
10 69 (8.87%) CRM
11 64 (8.23%) Data Analysis
12 63 (8.10%) Stakeholder Management
13 59 (7.58%) Problem-Solving
14 58 (7.46%) Migration
15 55 (7.07%) Scrum
16 54 (6.94%) Continuous Improvement
17 51 (6.56%) TDD
18 48 (6.17%) Project Delivery
19 46 (5.91%) Continuous Integration
19 46 (5.91%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 297 (38.17%) SQL
2 122 (15.68%) Python
3 96 (12.34%) C#
4 89 (11.44%) PowerShell
5 77 (9.90%) JavaScript
6 48 (6.17%) T-SQL
7 28 (3.60%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 28 (3.60%) TypeScript
8 25 (3.21%) R
9 22 (2.83%) Java
10 17 (2.19%) VBA
11 10 (1.29%) Scala
11 10 (1.29%) VB
12 7 (0.90%) C
13 6 (0.77%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.39%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.26%) Java 8
15 2 (0.26%) Perl
15 2 (0.26%) Ruby
15 2 (0.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 77 (9.90%) Security Cleared
2 73 (9.38%) SC Cleared
3 40 (5.14%) Degree
4 12 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (0.90%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (0.77%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (0.77%) PhD
7 4 (0.51%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.39%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.39%) MCSE
9 2 (0.26%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.26%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.13%) CCNA
10 1 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.13%) ISEB
10 1 (0.13%) MCP
10 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (5.27%) Data Quality
2 35 (4.50%) QA
3 13 (1.67%) GDPR
4 9 (1.16%) PMO
5 7 (0.90%) SLA
5 7 (0.90%) WCAG
6 4 (0.51%) NCSC
7 1 (0.13%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.13%) IFRS
7 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 48 (6.17%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.90%) Docker
3 6 (0.77%) HDFS
4 2 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.13%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (2.19%) Terraform
2 7 (0.90%) Ansible
3 5 (0.64%) Kubernetes
3 5 (0.64%) SCCM
4 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (0.26%) Oozie
5 1 (0.13%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.13%) Control-M
5 1 (0.13%) Grafana
5 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.13%) Packer
5 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 316 (40.62%) Microsoft
2 60 (7.71%) Databricks
3 43 (5.53%) Oracle
4 38 (4.88%) SAP
5 22 (2.83%) Alteryx
6 21 (2.70%) Nintex
7 16 (2.06%) Google
7 16 (2.06%) Splunk
8 15 (1.93%) Salesforce.com
9 11 (1.41%) Informatica
10 9 (1.16%) ESRI
11 5 (0.64%) Adobe
11 5 (0.64%) Dataiku
12 4 (0.51%) Cadence
12 4 (0.51%) Cognos
12 4 (0.51%) Dell
12 4 (0.51%) ServiceNow
12 4 (0.51%) StreamSets
12 4 (0.51%) Workday
13 3 (0.39%) Teradata