Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 300 334 347
Rank change year-on-year +34 +13 +50
Contract jobs requiring an Azure Developer 75 35 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.46% 0.22% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.23% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 28 31
South East median daily rate £475 £425 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -9.57% +17.50%
10th Percentile £334 £351 £328
90th Percentile £555 £502 £538
England median daily rate £475 £470 £425
% change year-on-year +1.06% +10.59% -
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 15,404 15,376 16,026
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.42% 94.67% 94.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,238 9,129 9,593
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.90%
10th Percentile £250 £241 £230
90th Percentile £580 £575 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 642 631 790
South East median hourly rate £20.12 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.79% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £48.75
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -3.74% +1.08% +3.93%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +15 26 £475 +18.75% 6
Surrey -18 17 £500 +17.65% 5
Oxfordshire - 12 £475 - 2
Berkshire -1 10 £430 -4.44% 3
Hampshire -12 10 £481 -3.75% 3
West Sussex - 9 £343 -
Kent +14 7 £456 +30.36% 5
Buckinghamshire +13 4 £538 +38.71% 1
Sussex - 2 £525 -
Azure Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 75 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 43 (57.33%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (48.00%) C#
4 33 (44.00%) .NET
5 29 (38.67%) Microsoft
6 27 (36.00%) SQL Server
7 22 (29.33%) Azure Data Factory
8 20 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
8 20 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
9 18 (24.00%) Data Lake
9 18 (24.00%) DevOps
10 16 (21.33%) Power BI
10 16 (21.33%) AngularJS
10 16 (21.33%) SQL
11 15 (20.00%) TeamCity
11 15 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 14 (18.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 13 (17.33%) .NET Framework
13 13 (17.33%) Test Automation
13 13 (17.33%) Visual Studio Team System
13 13 (17.33%) PaaS
13 13 (17.33%) Scrum
13 13 (17.33%) TDD
14 12 (16.00%) SOA
14 12 (16.00%) ETL
14 12 (16.00%) BDD
14 12 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (16.00%) Big Data
14 12 (16.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 12 (16.00%) Serverless

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 11 (14.67%) CMS
2 7 (9.33%) Apache Spark
3 4 (5.33%) Confluence
4 2 (2.67%) Apache
4 2 (2.67%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.33%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 75 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (29.33%) Azure Data Factory
3 13 (17.33%) PaaS
4 12 (16.00%) Serverless
5 10 (13.33%) IaaS
6 9 (12.00%) Azure Functions
6 9 (12.00%) SaaS
7 5 (6.67%) Azure Machine Learning
8 4 (5.33%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (5.33%) Google Analytics
9 3 (4.00%) Data Lake Analytics
9 3 (4.00%) GitHub
10 2 (2.67%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (2.67%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (1.33%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (36.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (24.00%) Data Lake
4 16 (21.33%) Power BI
5 14 (18.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (16.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 12 (16.00%) Big Data
7 11 (14.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (10.67%) Qlik Sense
9 7 (9.33%) Hadoop
9 7 (9.33%) NoSQL
10 5 (6.67%) Cosmos DB
10 5 (6.67%) HDInsight
11 4 (5.33%) Azure SQL Database
11 4 (5.33%) Relational Database
11 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2016
12 3 (4.00%) MongoDB
12 3 (4.00%) MySQL
13 2 (2.67%) Apache Hive
13 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 15 (20.00%) TeamCity
2 13 (17.33%) Visual Studio Team System
3 11 (14.67%) Visual Studio
4 7 (9.33%) JIRA
5 4 (5.33%) SpecFlow
6 2 (2.67%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 5 (6.67%) Retail
2 3 (4.00%) Finance
3 1 (1.33%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (44.00%) .NET
2 16 (21.33%) AngularJS
3 13 (17.33%) .NET Framework
4 11 (14.67%) ASP.NET
4 11 (14.67%) RESTful
5 8 (10.67%) JSON
6 7 (9.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (9.33%) Entity Framework
6 7 (9.33%) SOAP
7 6 (8.00%) ASP.NET Core
7 6 (8.00%) Node.js
7 6 (8.00%) React
8 5 (6.67%) WCF
8 5 (6.67%) XML
9 4 (5.33%) .NET Core
9 4 (5.33%) HTML
9 4 (5.33%) HTML5
9 4 (5.33%) jQuery
9 4 (5.33%) Middleware
9 4 (5.33%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.33%) Private Cloud
1 4 (5.33%) User Experience
2 3 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (4.00%) Smart Home
3 1 (1.33%) Fintech
3 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (57.33%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (24.00%) DevOps
4 13 (17.33%) Scrum
4 13 (17.33%) TDD
4 13 (17.33%) Test Automation
5 12 (16.00%) BDD
5 12 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (16.00%) ETL
5 12 (16.00%) SOA
6 11 (14.67%) Analytics
7 9 (12.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 9 (12.00%) Deployment Automation
7 9 (12.00%) OO
8 8 (10.67%) Machine Learning
8 8 (10.67%) Migration
9 7 (9.33%) API Development
9 7 (9.33%) Continuous Deployment
9 7 (9.33%) SOLID
10 6 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 36 (48.00%) C#
2 16 (21.33%) SQL
3 11 (14.67%) JavaScript
4 6 (8.00%) Python
4 6 (8.00%) TypeScript
5 4 (5.33%) F#
6 3 (4.00%) Java
6 3 (4.00%) R
6 3 (4.00%) U-SQL
7 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.33%) Java 8
8 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (14.67%) Degree
2 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) GDPR
1 3 (4.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (5.33%) Docker
2 1 (1.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (5.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.33%) Puppet
2 1 (1.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 29 (38.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.33%) Google
3 3 (4.00%) Oracle
4 2 (2.67%) Databricks
4 2 (2.67%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.33%) Informatica
5 1 (1.33%) Tableau
5 1 (1.33%) Workday