Period
to 23 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Azure Data Factory skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Azure Data Factory over the 6 months to 23 May 2018 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 Azure Data Factory
UK
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 732 787 863
Rank change year-on-year +55 +76 -
Contract jobs citing Azure Data Factory 149 41 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.045% 0.016%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.74% 0.34% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 23 10
UK median daily rate £500 £550 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +19.57% -
10th Percentile £400 £425 £400
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £520 £488 £450
% change year-on-year +6.67% +8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
UK median hourly rate £50.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - £40.00

Azure Data Factory is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 20,130 11,965 9,148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.97% 13.26% 8.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,724 8,282 6,323
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £306 £275 £290
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 289 165 146
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -16.28% -4.44%
10th Percentile £11.97 £10.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £56.25 £59.19 £56.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year -5.71% +1.45% -23.33%

Azure Data Factory
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Azure Data Factory as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Azure Data Factory in the UK

Azure Data Factory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Azure Data Factory.

Contractor daily rate trend for Azure Data Factory in the UK

Azure Data Factory
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Azure Data Factory over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Azure Data Factory in the UK

Azure Data Factory
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Azure Data Factory within the UK over the 6 months to 23 May 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
England +67 144 £500 -9.09% 29
London -8 75 £475 -13.64% 16
UK excluding London +43 74 £520 +6.67% 13
South East +30 51 £525 - 6
South West +15 7 £525 - 1
North of England -2 7 £538 +26.47% 1
North West - 7 £538 -
Scotland - 5 £400 -
Midlands -17 4 £450 -14.29% 3
West Midlands -21 3 £450 +10.77% 1
East of England - 2 £550 - 2
East Midlands +3 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Azure Data Factory 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 with a requirement for Azure Data Factory.

1 149 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 103 (69.13%) SQL
3 93 (62.42%) Business Intelligence
4 90 (60.40%) Microsoft
5 83 (55.70%) Analytics
6 82 (55.03%) Data Warehouse
6 82 (55.03%) Data Lake
7 72 (48.32%) SQL Server
8 69 (46.31%) Power BI
9 59 (39.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 56 (37.58%) Big Data
11 51 (34.23%) Agile Software Development
11 51 (34.23%) ETL
12 44 (29.53%) Azure SQL Database
13 41 (27.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 40 (26.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 37 (24.83%) Hadoop
15 37 (24.83%) HDInsight
15 37 (24.83%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 33 (22.15%) Data Modelling
16 33 (22.15%) C#
17 30 (20.13%) Data Lake Analytics
18 29 (19.46%) Cosmos DB
19 25 (16.78%) PowerShell
20 23 (15.44%) Apache Spark
20 23 (15.44%) NoSQL
20 23 (15.44%) Analytical Skills
20 23 (15.44%) T-SQL
20 23 (15.44%) Python
21 20 (13.42%) Relational Database

Azure Data Factory
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 23 (15.44%) Apache Spark
2 8 (5.37%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (4.70%) Apache
3 7 (4.70%) Apache Pig
4 3 (2.01%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.01%) GeoServer
4 3 (2.01%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.34%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (2.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.34%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.34%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.34%) SAP ECC
1 2 (1.34%) SAP ERP
1 2 (1.34%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 149 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (20.13%) Data Lake Analytics
3 17 (11.41%) PaaS
3 17 (11.41%) Serverless
4 12 (8.05%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
5 10 (6.71%) Azure Machine Learning
6 9 (6.04%) SaaS
7 8 (5.37%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (5.37%) IaaS
8 6 (4.03%) Amazon AWS
9 3 (2.01%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (2.01%) Amazon S3
9 3 (2.01%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (2.01%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (2.01%) Google Analytics
10 2 (1.34%) Office 365
11 1 (0.67%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.34%) VPN
2 1 (0.67%) Firewall
2 1 (0.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (55.03%) Data Lake
1 82 (55.03%) Data Warehouse
2 72 (48.32%) SQL Server
3 69 (46.31%) Power BI
4 59 (39.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 56 (37.58%) Big Data
6 44 (29.53%) Azure SQL Database
7 41 (27.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 40 (26.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 37 (24.83%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 37 (24.83%) Hadoop
9 37 (24.83%) HDInsight
10 29 (19.46%) Cosmos DB
11 23 (15.44%) NoSQL
12 20 (13.42%) Relational Database
13 11 (7.38%) RDBMS
14 8 (5.37%) SQL Server 2014
15 7 (4.70%) Apache Hive
15 7 (4.70%) HBase
15 7 (4.70%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (7.38%) Jenkins
1 11 (7.38%) TeamCity
2 9 (6.04%) Visual Studio
3 8 (5.37%) Octopus Deploy
3 8 (5.37%) tSQLt
3 8 (5.37%) Visual Studio Team System
4 7 (4.70%) Git (software)
4 7 (4.70%) SpecFlow
5 6 (4.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (2.01%) JIRA
7 2 (1.34%) ERwin
7 2 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (8.05%) Finance
2 8 (5.37%) Legal
2 8 (5.37%) Retail
3 4 (2.68%) Digital Economy
4 3 (2.01%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.34%) Marketing
6 1 (0.67%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.67%) Banking
6 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (27.52%) Architect
2 33 (22.15%) Azure Architect
3 32 (21.48%) Developer
4 28 (18.79%) Azure Engineer
5 24 (16.11%) Data Engineer
6 19 (12.75%) Consultant
6 19 (12.75%) Solutions Architect
7 18 (12.08%) Azure Developer
8 16 (10.74%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 12 (8.05%) Azure Consultant
10 11 (7.38%) Data Architect
11 8 (5.37%) Data Consultant
12 7 (4.70%) Analyst
12 7 (4.70%) Data Warehouse Developer
13 5 (3.36%) ETL Developer
13 5 (3.36%) Power BI Developer
13 5 (3.36%) Senior Developer
13 5 (3.36%) SQL Developer
14 4 (2.68%) Subject Matter Expert
14 4 (2.68%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.04%) .NET
1 9 (6.04%) JSON
2 7 (4.70%) REST
3 6 (4.03%) Velocity
4 5 (3.36%) MDX
5 3 (2.01%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.01%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (2.01%) CSS
5 3 (2.01%) GeoTools
5 3 (2.01%) JTS
5 3 (2.01%) Web Services
6 2 (1.34%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.34%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (1.34%) Kafka
6 2 (1.34%) RESTful
6 2 (1.34%) WCF
7 1 (0.67%) HTML
7 1 (0.67%) J2EE
7 1 (0.67%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.44%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.37%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.36%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (3.36%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (2.01%) Algorithms
4 3 (2.01%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (2.01%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.34%) Blog
5 2 (1.34%) FMCG
6 1 (0.67%) Clustering
6 1 (0.67%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.37%) Windows
2 6 (4.03%) Linux
3 1 (0.67%) VMS
3 1 (0.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (62.42%) Business Intelligence
2 83 (55.70%) Analytics
3 51 (34.23%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (34.23%) ETL
4 33 (22.15%) Data Modelling
5 19 (12.75%) Visualisation
6 18 (12.08%) Data Analytics
6 18 (12.08%) Problem-Solving
7 17 (11.41%) Migration
7 17 (11.41%) Scrum
8 16 (10.74%) Data Integration
9 15 (10.07%) Data Architecture
10 14 (9.40%) Business Analytics
10 14 (9.40%) Kimball Methodology
11 13 (8.72%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (8.72%) DevOps
12 12 (8.05%) Data Engineering
12 12 (8.05%) Data Management
12 12 (8.05%) Data Science
12 12 (8.05%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 103 (69.13%) SQL
2 33 (22.15%) C#
3 25 (16.78%) PowerShell
4 23 (15.44%) Python
4 23 (15.44%) T-SQL
5 18 (12.08%) R
5 18 (12.08%) U-SQL
6 10 (6.71%) Java
7 8 (5.37%) Ruby
7 8 (5.37%) Scala
8 5 (3.36%) JavaScript
8 5 (3.36%) Perl
9 2 (1.34%) SAPscript
10 1 (0.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.67%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.67%) X++
Qualifications
1 6 (4.03%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (4.03%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.36%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.01%) Degree
4 1 (0.67%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.04%) GDPR
2 8 (5.37%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.01%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.67%) QA
System Software
1 9 (6.04%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.70%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.68%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.67%) Docker
4 1 (0.67%) HDFS
4 1 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (6.71%) Failover Clustering
2 7 (4.70%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.68%) Puppet
3 4 (2.68%) Terraform
4 3 (2.01%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 90 (60.40%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.38%) Tableau
3 10 (6.71%) Oracle
4 9 (6.04%) SAP
5 3 (2.01%) Google
5 3 (2.01%) Informatica
5 3 (2.01%) MicroStrategy
5 3 (2.01%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.01%) Talend
6 2 (1.34%) Databricks
6 2 (1.34%) MuleSoft
6 2 (1.34%) Vertica
7 1 (0.67%) Alteryx
7 1 (0.67%) Capita
7 1 (0.67%) TIBCO