Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 319 334 347
Rank change year-on-year +15 +13 +40
Contract jobs requiring an Azure Developer 63 33 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.38% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.22% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 25 29
South East median daily rate £475 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -10.53% +18.75%
10th Percentile £334 £325 £327
90th Percentile £538 £488 £575
England median daily rate £475 £455 £425
% change year-on-year +4.40% +7.06% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £45.00

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 15,797 15,242 17,240
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.77% 94.76% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,371 8,753 10,452
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £258 £250 £240
90th Percentile £580 £556 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 673 673 754
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £19.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -9.15% +13.21%
10th Percentile £10.84 £10.50 £10.41
90th Percentile £50.65 £47.90 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -2.63% +6.74%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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
Hampshire +2 20 £475 -5.00%
Thames Valley -8 13 £520 +30.00% 3
Surrey -23 12 £519 +22.06% 3
Berkshire -14 10 £430 -1.71% 1
West Sussex - 10 £343 -
Kent +12 3 - -
Oxfordshire - 3 £520 - 2
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 19 August 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 63 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (58.73%) C#
3 34 (53.97%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (52.38%) .NET
5 29 (46.03%) Microsoft
6 28 (44.44%) SQL Server
7 24 (38.10%) Team Foundation Server
8 19 (30.16%) Test Automation
9 18 (28.57%) .NET Framework
10 16 (25.40%) BDD
10 16 (25.40%) TDD
11 15 (23.81%) Scrum
11 15 (23.81%) Relational Database
12 14 (22.22%) AngularJS
12 14 (22.22%) Azure Data Factory
12 14 (22.22%) Finance
12 14 (22.22%) Oracle
13 13 (20.63%) JavaScript
13 13 (20.63%) OO
13 13 (20.63%) Data Warehouse
13 13 (20.63%) PaaS
13 13 (20.63%) Big Data
13 13 (20.63%) DevOps
14 12 (19.05%) TeamCity
14 12 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
15 11 (17.46%) Power BI
15 11 (17.46%) Analytics
15 11 (17.46%) Serverless
16 10 (15.87%) Data Lake
16 10 (15.87%) IaaS

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 9 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (11.11%) Apache Spark
2 7 (11.11%) CMS
3 4 (6.35%) Confluence
4 2 (3.17%) Apache
4 2 (3.17%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.59%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.59%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 63 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (22.22%) Azure Data Factory
3 13 (20.63%) PaaS
4 11 (17.46%) Serverless
5 10 (15.87%) IaaS
6 9 (14.29%) SaaS
7 8 (12.70%) Azure Functions
8 7 (11.11%) Azure Machine Learning
9 5 (7.94%) Data Lake Analytics
10 3 (4.76%) GitHub
10 3 (4.76%) Google Analytics
11 2 (3.17%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (1.59%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 15 (23.81%) Relational Database
3 13 (20.63%) Big Data
3 13 (20.63%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (17.46%) Power BI
5 10 (15.87%) Data Lake
6 9 (14.29%) RDBMS
6 9 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (12.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (11.11%) Hadoop
8 7 (11.11%) NoSQL
9 5 (7.94%) Cosmos DB
9 5 (7.94%) HDInsight
9 5 (7.94%) MySQL
10 4 (6.35%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 3 (4.76%) MongoDB
11 3 (4.76%) Qlik Sense
11 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2016
12 2 (3.17%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (3.17%) Impala
Development Applications
1 24 (38.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (19.05%) TeamCity
3 10 (15.87%) Visual Studio Team System
4 9 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 9 (14.29%) ReSharper
4 9 (14.29%) SonarQube
4 9 (14.29%) Visual Studio
5 7 (11.11%) JIRA
6 4 (6.35%) SpecFlow
7 2 (3.17%) Git (software)
7 2 (3.17%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.59%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.59%) Selenium
General
1 14 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (1.59%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (52.38%) .NET
2 18 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 14 (22.22%) AngularJS
4 7 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 7 (11.11%) JSON
4 7 (11.11%) RESTful
4 7 (11.11%) SOAP
5 5 (7.94%) HTML
5 5 (7.94%) HTML5
5 5 (7.94%) REST
5 5 (7.94%) WCF
5 5 (7.94%) XML
6 4 (6.35%) .NET Core
6 4 (6.35%) CSS
6 4 (6.35%) jQuery
6 4 (6.35%) Middleware
6 4 (6.35%) Node.js
6 4 (6.35%) React
6 4 (6.35%) Redux
7 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.35%) User Experience
3 3 (4.76%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (53.97%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (30.16%) Test Automation
3 16 (25.40%) BDD
3 16 (25.40%) TDD
4 15 (23.81%) Scrum
5 13 (20.63%) DevOps
5 13 (20.63%) OO
6 12 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (17.46%) Analytics
8 9 (14.29%) B2B
8 9 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (14.29%) OOP
8 9 (14.29%) User Stories
9 8 (12.70%) Machine Learning
9 8 (12.70%) SOA
10 7 (11.11%) API Development
10 7 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
11 6 (9.52%) Artificial Intelligence
12 5 (7.94%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (58.73%) C#
2 13 (20.63%) JavaScript
3 10 (15.87%) VB.NET
4 8 (12.70%) Python
4 8 (12.70%) SQL
5 7 (11.11%) TypeScript
6 5 (7.94%) R
6 5 (7.94%) U-SQL
7 4 (6.35%) F#
8 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (9.52%) Degree
2 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) GDPR
1 3 (4.76%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.59%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (7.94%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.17%) Puppet
3 1 (1.59%) Terraform
Vendors
1 29 (46.03%) Microsoft
2 14 (22.22%) Oracle
3 3 (4.76%) Google
4 2 (3.17%) Databricks
4 2 (3.17%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.59%) Workday