Period
to 13 December 2018

The median contractor rate for an Azure Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
England > South East
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 275 350 332
Rank change year-on-year +75 -18 +59
Contract jobs requiring an Azure Developer 114 29 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.67% 0.17% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.18% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 24 32
South East median daily rate £475 £425 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -8.11% +15.63%
10th Percentile £336 £364 £336
90th Percentile £551 £475 £525
England median daily rate £475 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 16,055 15,839 15,249
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.36% 94.50% 93.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,657 9,414 9,070
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%
10th Percentile £256 £238 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £459 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +1.89% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 618 624 780
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +6.92%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £49.46
England median hourly rate £18.12 £18.70 £18.38
% change year-on-year -3.13% +1.77% +2.08%

Azure Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Azure Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Azure Developer in the South East

Azure Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Azure Developer in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Azure Developer in the South East

Azure Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Azure Developer in the South East over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Azure Developer in the South East

Azure Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Azure Developer within the South East region over the 6 months to 13 December 2018. 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
Thames Valley +63 50 £488 +27.87% 7
Berkshire +17 26 £500 +48.15% 4
Surrey -10 26 £475 +11.76% 6
Oxfordshire - 13 £475 - 1
Buckinghamshire +29 11 £500 +29.03% 2
West Sussex - 11 £343 - 3
Hampshire - 10 £475 - 2
Kent - 9 £500 -
East Sussex -13 2 £500 - 2
Sussex - 1 £550 -
Azure Developer
England

Azure Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, Azure Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region featuring Azure Developer in the job title.

1 114 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 66 (57.89%) .NET
3 62 (54.39%) C#
4 60 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (36.84%) Microsoft
6 40 (35.09%) DevOps
7 31 (27.19%) SQL Server
8 30 (26.32%) SQL
9 25 (21.93%) Visual Studio Team System
10 23 (20.18%) Azure Data Factory
11 22 (19.30%) TDD
11 22 (19.30%) Business Intelligence
12 21 (18.42%) JavaScript
12 21 (18.42%) ASP.NET
12 21 (18.42%) PaaS
12 21 (18.42%) AngularJS
13 20 (17.54%) Data Warehouse
14 19 (16.67%) .NET Framework
15 18 (15.79%) Analytics
15 18 (15.79%) BDD
16 17 (14.91%) Test Automation
16 17 (14.91%) API Development
16 17 (14.91%) Scrum
17 16 (14.04%) TeamCity
17 16 (14.04%) Power BI
17 16 (14.04%) RESTful
17 16 (14.04%) IaaS
17 16 (14.04%) .NET Core
18 15 (13.16%) Data Lake
18 15 (13.16%) Team Foundation Server

Azure Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 12 (10.53%) CMS
2 5 (4.39%) Apache Spark
3 4 (3.51%) Confluence
3 4 (3.51%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.75%) Apache
5 2 (1.75%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.75%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.88%) IIS
6 1 (0.88%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (6.14%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.75%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 114 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (20.18%) Azure Data Factory
3 21 (18.42%) PaaS
4 16 (14.04%) IaaS
5 14 (12.28%) Serverless
6 11 (9.65%) SaaS
7 8 (7.02%) Azure Functions
8 7 (6.14%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (5.26%) GitHub
10 5 (4.39%) Google Analytics
11 4 (3.51%) Dynamics 365
12 3 (2.63%) Azure Machine Learning
12 3 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (1.75%) Apigee
13 2 (1.75%) Office 365
14 1 (0.88%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.75%) Skype
1 2 (1.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (27.19%) SQL Server
2 20 (17.54%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (14.04%) Power BI
4 15 (13.16%) Data Lake
5 14 (12.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (9.65%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 11 (9.65%) Big Data
7 10 (8.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (7.89%) NoSQL
9 8 (7.02%) Qlik Sense
10 7 (6.14%) Azure SQL Database
10 7 (6.14%) Cosmos DB
11 5 (4.39%) Hadoop
11 5 (4.39%) MongoDB
12 4 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (3.51%) SQL Server 2016
13 3 (2.63%) BigQuery
13 3 (2.63%) HDInsight
13 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
14 2 (1.75%) Impala
Development Applications
1 25 (21.93%) Visual Studio Team System
2 16 (14.04%) TeamCity
3 15 (13.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (11.40%) Visual Studio
5 7 (6.14%) JIRA
6 5 (4.39%) Git (software)
7 4 (3.51%) SpecFlow
8 3 (2.63%) CircleCI
9 2 (1.75%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.88%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.88%) Selenium
General
1 6 (5.26%) Finance
2 5 (4.39%) Retail
3 2 (1.75%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (57.89%) .NET
2 21 (18.42%) AngularJS
2 21 (18.42%) ASP.NET
3 19 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 16 (14.04%) .NET Core
4 16 (14.04%) RESTful
5 15 (13.16%) ASP.NET Web API
6 11 (9.65%) SOAP
7 10 (8.77%) ASP.NET Core
7 10 (8.77%) Entity Framework
7 10 (8.77%) Node.js
8 9 (7.89%) CSS
8 9 (7.89%) HTML
8 9 (7.89%) JSON
8 9 (7.89%) React
9 7 (6.14%) HTML5
9 7 (6.14%) jQuery
10 6 (5.26%) REST
10 6 (5.26%) Spring
10 6 (5.26%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.26%) Mobile App
1 6 (5.26%) Smart Home
2 5 (4.39%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (3.51%) Private Cloud
3 4 (3.51%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (3.51%) User Experience
4 2 (1.75%) Fintech
5 1 (0.88%) Cloud Native
5 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.14%) Linux
2 3 (2.63%) Windows
3 2 (1.75%) CentOS
3 2 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.88%) Android
4 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (35.09%) DevOps
3 22 (19.30%) Business Intelligence
3 22 (19.30%) TDD
4 18 (15.79%) Analytics
4 18 (15.79%) BDD
5 17 (14.91%) API Development
5 17 (14.91%) Scrum
5 17 (14.91%) Test Automation
6 15 (13.16%) ETL
7 14 (12.28%) MVC
8 13 (11.40%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (11.40%) OO
9 12 (10.53%) Deployment Automation
9 12 (10.53%) Microservices
9 12 (10.53%) SOA
10 11 (9.65%) Migration
11 10 (8.77%) Artificial Intelligence
12 9 (7.89%) Continuous Delivery
12 9 (7.89%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 62 (54.39%) C#
2 30 (26.32%) SQL
3 21 (18.42%) JavaScript
4 11 (9.65%) F#
5 9 (7.89%) Java
5 9 (7.89%) PowerShell
6 6 (5.26%) TypeScript
7 5 (4.39%) Python
8 3 (2.63%) Kotlin
8 3 (2.63%) R
9 2 (1.75%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.88%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.88%) Java 8
10 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.88%) U-SQL
10 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (9.65%) Degree
2 2 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (1.75%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.88%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.63%) GDPR
1 3 (2.63%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.88%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 15 (13.16%) Docker
2 4 (3.51%) Firmware
3 2 (1.75%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (3.51%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.63%) Kibana
2 3 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 42 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.39%) Google
3 3 (2.63%) Tableau
4 2 (1.75%) Databricks
4 2 (1.75%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.88%) Apple
5 1 (0.88%) GoCardless
5 1 (0.88%) Informatica
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle
5 1 (0.88%) SAP
5 1 (0.88%) Workday