Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 68 86 166
Rank change year-on-year +18 +80 +101
Contract jobs citing Power Platform 614 848 782
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 3.45% 2.79% 1.77%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.27% 8.21% 6.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 661 559
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
10th Percentile £274 £350 £315
90th Percentile £638 £638 £603
England median daily rate £438 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -2.78% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 5
Median hourly rate £20.00 £36.70 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.50% +70.70% -
England median hourly rate £22.00 £36.35 £22.65
% change year-on-year -39.48% +60.49% +5.35%

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 6,622 10,332 12,405
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.20% 34.05% 28.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,881 7,551 9,218
Median daily rate £500 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £338 £313 £325
90th Percentile £688 £700 £675
England median daily rate £488 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -2.50% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 75 68
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.50 £18.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.28% +14.94% -13.00%
10th Percentile £20.20 £15.80 £12.43
90th Percentile £67.70 £78.75 £34.54
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +10.00% +14.29% -2.78%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +22 77 £475 -5.00% 57
West London +20 27 £475 +22.58% 8
South London +37 6 £338 -27.03% 4
East London +32 3 £500 +47.06% 10
North London +11 2 £300 -29.41% 3
Power Platform
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 460 (74.92%) Power BI
2 401 (65.31%) Business Intelligence
3 299 (48.70%) Azure
4 269 (43.81%) Microsoft
5 235 (38.27%) SQL
6 162 (26.38%) PowerApps
7 129 (21.01%) SQL Server
7 129 (21.01%) Agile Software Development
8 125 (20.36%) Finance
9 115 (18.73%) SharePoint
10 107 (17.43%) Data Warehouse
10 107 (17.43%) Data Modelling
11 103 (16.78%) Visualisation
12 101 (16.45%) Dynamics 365
13 99 (16.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 98 (15.96%) Python
15 91 (14.82%) Analytics
16 83 (13.52%) DevOps
17 79 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
18 78 (12.70%) Office 365
19 75 (12.21%) Tableau
20 70 (11.40%) Logic Apps
21 66 (10.75%) Public Sector
21 66 (10.75%) Microsoft Excel
22 65 (10.59%) CRM
23 60 (9.77%) C#
24 57 (9.28%) JavaScript
24 57 (9.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 56 (9.12%) Decision-Making
26 55 (8.96%) T-SQL

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
1 115 (18.73%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.79%) Confluence
3 9 (1.47%) SAS
4 7 (1.14%) Apache Spark
5 3 (0.49%) Apache
5 3 (0.49%) IIS
5 3 (0.49%) JBoss
5 3 (0.49%) Jupyter
6 2 (0.33%) Apache Airflow
6 2 (0.33%) ArcGIS
6 2 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.33%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.16%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.16%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.16%) Moodle
7 1 (0.16%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 66 (10.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (3.42%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (1.30%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (0.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.49%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.49%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.49%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 53 (8.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.81%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.49%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.33%) Magento
5 2 (0.33%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.33%) Sage X3
5 2 (0.33%) SAP MDM
5 2 (0.33%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.16%) iTrent
6 1 (0.16%) Primavera
6 1 (0.16%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.16%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 299 (48.70%) Azure
2 162 (26.38%) PowerApps
3 101 (16.45%) Dynamics 365
4 78 (12.70%) Office 365
5 70 (11.40%) Logic Apps
6 52 (8.47%) Power Automate
7 38 (6.19%) Azure Data Factory
7 38 (6.19%) Serverless
8 35 (5.70%) Azure Functions
9 27 (4.40%) AWS
10 24 (3.91%) OneDrive
11 22 (3.58%) Yammer
12 14 (2.28%) Azure Active Directory
12 14 (2.28%) SaaS
13 6 (0.98%) GCP
13 6 (0.98%) IaaS
14 5 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
14 5 (0.81%) Google Analytics
14 5 (0.81%) PaaS
15 4 (0.65%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.98%) HTTP
2 5 (0.81%) Intranet
2 5 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (0.49%) SAN
3 3 (0.49%) Skype
4 2 (0.33%) Extranet
4 2 (0.33%) Internet
4 2 (0.33%) LAN
4 2 (0.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.33%) VPN
5 1 (0.16%) DNS
5 1 (0.16%) Firewall
5 1 (0.16%) FTP
5 1 (0.16%) SMTP
5 1 (0.16%) SSL
5 1 (0.16%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.16%) VLAN
5 1 (0.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 460 (74.92%) Power BI
2 129 (21.01%) SQL Server
3 107 (17.43%) Data Warehouse
4 99 (16.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 75 (12.21%) Tableau
6 57 (9.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 45 (7.33%) Azure SQL Database
8 43 (7.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 39 (6.35%) Data Lake
10 36 (5.86%) QlikView
11 21 (3.42%) PostgreSQL
11 21 (3.42%) Qlik Sense
12 20 (3.26%) Big Data
13 19 (3.09%) Relational Database
14 17 (2.77%) OLTP
15 15 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
16 12 (1.95%) Pentaho
17 10 (1.63%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
17 10 (1.63%) Cosmos DB
17 10 (1.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (3.26%) Git (software)
2 19 (3.09%) Visual Studio Team System
3 16 (2.61%) JIRA
4 9 (1.47%) Visual Studio
5 6 (0.98%) GitLab
6 5 (0.81%) Jenkins
6 5 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.49%) Maven
7 3 (0.49%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.33%) Ant
8 2 (0.33%) ER Studio
8 2 (0.33%) ERwin
8 2 (0.33%) Gradle
8 2 (0.33%) RStudio
8 2 (0.33%) Selenium
9 1 (0.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.16%) Hudson
9 1 (0.16%) kappa
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle APEX
General
1 125 (20.36%) Finance
2 66 (10.75%) Public Sector
3 29 (4.72%) Marketing
4 22 (3.58%) Banking
4 22 (3.58%) Manufacturing
5 21 (3.42%) Law
5 21 (3.42%) Telecoms
6 16 (2.61%) Electronics
7 12 (1.95%) Retail
8 10 (1.63%) Advertising
9 7 (1.14%) Local Government
9 7 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (0.98%) Front Office
11 5 (0.81%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.65%) Legal
13 2 (0.33%) Digital Economy
13 2 (0.33%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.33%) Mandarin Language
13 2 (0.33%) Police
13 2 (0.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 157 (25.57%) Developer
2 126 (20.52%) Analyst
3 87 (14.17%) Consultant
4 74 (12.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 63 (10.26%) Architect
6 54 (8.79%) Power BI Developer
7 52 (8.47%) Data Analyst
8 48 (7.82%) Data Engineer
9 32 (5.21%) Business Analyst
10 25 (4.07%) Power BI Consultant
11 24 (3.91%) Azure Engineer
11 24 (3.91%) Business Intelligence Consultant
12 22 (3.58%) Power BI Analyst
13 20 (3.26%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 20 (3.26%) Data Architect
14 19 (3.09%) DevOps Engineer
14 19 (3.09%) Microsoft Developer
15 17 (2.77%) Solutions Architect
16 13 (2.12%) Azure Developer
16 13 (2.12%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (8.31%) .NET
2 38 (6.19%) Web Services
3 33 (5.37%) JSON
4 29 (4.72%) XML
5 20 (3.26%) HTML
6 17 (2.77%) CSS
7 15 (2.44%) React
7 15 (2.44%) REST
8 10 (1.63%) ASP.NET
9 9 (1.47%) jQuery
10 8 (1.30%) AngularJS
10 8 (1.30%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (1.30%) HTML5 Canvas
10 8 (1.30%) NumPy
10 8 (1.30%) RESTful
11 7 (1.14%) .NET Core
11 7 (1.14%) .NET Framework
11 7 (1.14%) WCF
12 6 (0.98%) Microsoft Graph
12 6 (0.98%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 79 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (7.00%) User Experience
3 21 (3.42%) Data Structures
3 21 (3.42%) NHS
4 15 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 12 (1.95%) Greenfield Project
6 9 (1.47%) Reference Data
6 9 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (1.14%) FMCG
8 5 (0.81%) Life Science
8 5 (0.81%) Private Cloud
9 4 (0.65%) Public Cloud
9 4 (0.65%) Virtual Team
9 4 (0.65%) VSAM
10 3 (0.49%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.49%) Freedom of Information
10 3 (0.49%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.33%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.33%) Analytical Mindset
11 2 (0.33%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 9 (1.47%) Windows
2 4 (0.65%) Windows Server
3 3 (0.49%) Unix
3 3 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.33%) Linux
4 2 (0.33%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.16%) Solaris
5 1 (0.16%) VMS
5 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 401 (65.31%) Business Intelligence
2 129 (21.01%) Agile Software Development
3 107 (17.43%) Data Modelling
4 103 (16.78%) Visualisation
5 91 (14.82%) Analytics
6 83 (13.52%) DevOps
7 65 (10.59%) CRM
8 56 (9.12%) Decision-Making
9 55 (8.96%) ETL
10 47 (7.65%) Data Visualisation
11 46 (7.49%) Migration
12 45 (7.33%) Problem-Solving
13 39 (6.35%) Data Architecture
13 39 (6.35%) Data Management
14 38 (6.19%) Data Analysis
15 36 (5.86%) Stakeholder Management
16 34 (5.54%) Data Analytics
16 34 (5.54%) Scrum
17 33 (5.37%) Data Integration
17 33 (5.37%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 235 (38.27%) SQL
2 98 (15.96%) Python
3 60 (9.77%) C#
4 57 (9.28%) JavaScript
5 55 (8.96%) T-SQL
6 51 (8.31%) PowerShell
7 30 (4.89%) R
8 29 (4.72%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 20 (3.26%) Java
10 12 (1.95%) VBA
11 10 (1.63%) VB
12 7 (1.14%) PL/SQL
13 6 (0.98%) C
13 6 (0.98%) TypeScript
14 5 (0.81%) Scala
15 4 (0.65%) XPath
15 4 (0.65%) XQuery
16 2 (0.33%) DataFlex
17 1 (0.16%) Formula Language
17 1 (0.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 54 (8.79%) Security Cleared
2 45 (7.33%) SC Cleared
3 22 (3.58%) Degree
4 9 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (0.65%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (0.49%) ISEB
6 3 (0.49%) MCSE
6 3 (0.49%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (0.49%) TOGAF Certification
7 2 (0.33%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.33%) PhD
7 2 (0.33%) RIBA
8 1 (0.16%) ACCA
8 1 (0.16%) CIMA
8 1 (0.16%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.16%) MCP
8 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.37%) Data Quality
2 13 (2.12%) PMO
3 11 (1.79%) QA
4 5 (0.81%) GDPR
5 3 (0.49%) WCAG
6 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (3.58%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.98%) Docker
3 5 (0.81%) HDFS
4 2 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.16%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (1.47%) Terraform
2 6 (0.98%) SCCM
3 3 (0.49%) Control-M
3 3 (0.49%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.33%) Ansible
4 2 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (0.33%) Oozie
5 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.16%) Puppet
5 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.16%) SCOM
Vendors
1 269 (43.81%) Microsoft
2 43 (7.00%) Oracle
3 40 (6.51%) SAP
4 26 (4.23%) Databricks
5 9 (1.47%) Informatica
5 9 (1.47%) Nintex
5 9 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (1.30%) Alteryx
7 7 (1.14%) ESRI
8 6 (0.98%) Dataiku
8 6 (0.98%) Google
9 3 (0.49%) Blue Prism
9 3 (0.49%) Civica
10 2 (0.33%) Adobe
10 2 (0.33%) HP
10 2 (0.33%) Mapinfo
10 2 (0.33%) Minitab
10 2 (0.33%) Sage
10 2 (0.33%) StreamSets
10 2 (0.33%) Varonis