Period
to 1 December 2020

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 1 December 2020 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
1 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 301 408 639
Rank change year-on-year +107 +231 +220
Contract jobs citing Azure Data Factory 284 439 263
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.76% 0.54% 0.26%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.35% 1.83% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 309 178
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £350 £413 £361
90th Percentile £645 £675 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% +3.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £35.00

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 12,075 24,040 24,805
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.42% 29.64% 24.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,776 16,308 17,211
Median daily rate £495 £495 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.13% +3.23%
10th Percentile £303 £280 £304
90th Percentile £665 £660 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 276 418 333
Median hourly rate £30.25 £21.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.05% +20.00% -12.50%
10th Percentile £13.63 £14.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £60.00 £78.75 £63.59
Median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -3.34%

Azure Data Factory
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure Data Factory in the UK

Azure Data Factory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Azure Data Factory.

Daily rate trend for Azure Data Factory in the UK

Azure Data Factory
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Azure Data Factory over the 6 months to 1 December 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Azure Data Factory in the UK

Azure Data Factory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Azure Data Factory.

Hourly rate trend for Azure Data Factory in the UK

Azure Data Factory
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Azure Data Factory over the 6 months to 1 December 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Azure Data Factory in the UK

Azure Data Factory
Top 16 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 1 December 2020. 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 +90 219 £525 +5.00% 82
London +47 135 £550 +4.76% 38
UK excluding London +130 86 £450 -10.00% 44
Work from Home -67 86 £525 +50.00% 16
South East +112 24 £488 -0.51% 18
North of England +109 24 £485 -15.65% 9
Midlands +65 17 £475 -20.83% 12
Scotland +78 15 £394 -17.11% 1
North West +71 15 £500 - 3
West Midlands +58 10 £488 -14.66% 9
Yorkshire +55 8 £438 -36.36% 1
East Midlands +44 7 £350 -41.67% 3
East of England +73 5 £340 -28.42% 3
North East - 2 £450 - 5
South West +80 1 £450 -7.69% 1
Wales +22 1 £400 -11.11%

For the 6 months to 1 December 2020, 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.

1 284 (100.00%) Azure
2 193 (67.96%) SQL
3 171 (60.21%) Databricks
4 142 (50.00%) Data Lake
5 139 (48.94%) Business Intelligence
6 132 (46.48%) Azure SQL Database
7 111 (39.08%) Power Platform
8 110 (38.73%) Power BI
9 108 (38.03%) DevOps
10 103 (36.27%) Python
11 102 (35.92%) Microsoft
12 101 (35.56%) Data Warehouse
13 75 (26.41%) Data Modelling
14 70 (24.65%) ETL
15 67 (23.59%) SQL Server
15 67 (23.59%) Agile Software Development
16 66 (23.24%) Analytics
17 54 (19.01%) PowerShell
17 54 (19.01%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
18 50 (17.61%) C#
19 49 (17.25%) T-SQL
20 46 (16.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 43 (15.14%) Cosmos DB
22 39 (13.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
23 36 (12.68%) Data Engineering
24 34 (11.97%) Finance
25 33 (11.62%) .NET
25 33 (11.62%) Logic Apps
26 32 (11.27%) Data Analysis
27 27 (9.51%) Scrum

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 24 (8.45%) Apache Spark
2 6 (2.11%) Apache
2 6 (2.11%) SAS
3 4 (1.41%) Apache Pig
3 4 (1.41%) ArcGIS
4 3 (1.06%) Apache Synapse
4 3 (1.06%) IIS
5 2 (0.70%) Apache Airflow
5 2 (0.70%) Confluence
6 1 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.35%) Luigi
6 1 (0.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.35%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.06%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.70%) Aligne
3 2 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.70%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.70%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.35%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.35%) SAP FI-CA
4 1 (0.35%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 284 (100.00%) Azure
2 111 (39.08%) Power Platform
3 33 (11.62%) Logic Apps
4 27 (9.51%) Serverless
5 25 (8.80%) Azure Functions
6 12 (4.23%) Azure Active Directory
7 10 (3.52%) AWS
7 10 (3.52%) Dynamics 365
8 8 (2.82%) GitHub
8 8 (2.82%) PaaS
8 8 (2.82%) PowerApps
9 6 (2.11%) IaaS
10 5 (1.76%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (1.76%) Amazon S3
11 4 (1.41%) Azure Machine Learning
11 4 (1.41%) Azure Stack
11 4 (1.41%) Datadog
12 3 (1.06%) Data Lake Analytics
13 2 (0.70%) GCP
13 2 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.35%) DMZ
1 1 (0.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (50.00%) Data Lake
2 132 (46.48%) Azure SQL Database
3 110 (38.73%) Power BI
4 101 (35.56%) Data Warehouse
5 67 (23.59%) SQL Server
6 54 (19.01%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 46 (16.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 43 (15.14%) Cosmos DB
9 39 (13.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 21 (7.39%) Big Data
10 21 (7.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 14 (4.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 13 (4.58%) NoSQL
13 12 (4.23%) Hadoop
14 11 (3.87%) HDInsight
14 11 (3.87%) MySQL
15 10 (3.52%) Tableau
16 9 (3.17%) PolyBase
16 9 (3.17%) Relational Database
17 6 (2.11%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 21 (7.39%) Git (software)
2 14 (4.93%) Jenkins
3 9 (3.17%) Selenium
3 9 (3.17%) Visual Studio Team System
4 7 (2.46%) Subversion
4 7 (2.46%) Visual Studio
5 6 (2.11%) Artifactory
5 6 (2.11%) Cypress.io
5 6 (2.11%) JIRA
5 6 (2.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (1.76%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.06%) GitLab
8 3 (1.06%) JUnit
8 3 (1.06%) Liquibase
8 3 (1.06%) SonarQube
8 3 (1.06%) VisualSVN
9 2 (0.70%) ER Studio
9 2 (0.70%) ERwin
9 2 (0.70%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 34 (11.97%) Finance
2 13 (4.58%) Marketing
3 8 (2.82%) Public Sector
4 7 (2.46%) Banking
4 7 (2.46%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (2.11%) Retail
6 4 (1.41%) Publishing
7 3 (1.06%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.06%) Legal
7 3 (1.06%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.70%) German Language
8 2 (0.70%) Law
9 1 (0.35%) Advertising
9 1 (0.35%) Billing
9 1 (0.35%) Electronics
9 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.35%) Games
9 1 (0.35%) Military
9 1 (0.35%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.35%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 113 (39.79%) Data Engineer
2 93 (32.75%) Azure Engineer
3 63 (22.18%) Developer
4 40 (14.08%) Architect
5 39 (13.73%) Azure Developer
6 34 (11.97%) Azure Architect
7 26 (9.15%) Data Architect
8 18 (6.34%) Consultant
9 16 (5.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 12 (4.23%) DevOps Engineer
11 11 (3.87%) Azure Consultant
11 11 (3.87%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 11 (3.87%) Python Engineer
12 10 (3.52%) Power BI Consultant
13 9 (3.17%) Business Intelligence Consultant
13 9 (3.17%) Senior Data Engineer
14 8 (2.82%) Analyst
14 8 (2.82%) Big Data Engineer
14 8 (2.82%) Platform Engineer
15 7 (2.46%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (11.62%) .NET
2 24 (8.45%) PySpark
3 21 (7.39%) JSON
4 17 (5.99%) Kafka
5 15 (5.28%) .NET Framework
6 10 (3.52%) XML
7 5 (1.76%) ASP.NET
8 4 (1.41%) .NET Core
8 4 (1.41%) HTML
8 4 (1.41%) React
8 4 (1.41%) REST
9 3 (1.06%) MDX
9 3 (1.06%) Middleware
10 2 (0.70%) CSS
10 2 (0.70%) pytest
10 2 (0.70%) YAML
11 1 (0.35%) AngularJS
11 1 (0.35%) Apache Avro
11 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (0.35%) Seaborn
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.17%) Data Structures
3 8 (2.82%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (2.82%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.76%) Cloud Native
5 3 (1.06%) FMCG
5 3 (1.06%) Market Risk
5 3 (1.06%) Public Cloud
5 3 (1.06%) Replication
5 3 (1.06%) SCADA
6 2 (0.70%) User Experience
6 2 (0.70%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.35%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.35%) DataPower
7 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.35%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.35%) Reinsurance
7 1 (0.35%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.35%) Social Media
7 1 (0.35%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.28%) Linux
2 12 (4.23%) Windows
3 4 (1.41%) Debian
3 4 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (1.41%) Ubuntu
3 4 (1.41%) Unix
4 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (48.94%) Business Intelligence
2 108 (38.03%) DevOps
3 75 (26.41%) Data Modelling
4 70 (24.65%) ETL
5 67 (23.59%) Agile Software Development
6 66 (23.24%) Analytics
7 36 (12.68%) Data Engineering
8 32 (11.27%) Data Analysis
9 27 (9.51%) Kimball Methodology
9 27 (9.51%) Scrum
10 23 (8.10%) UML
11 22 (7.75%) Migration
12 21 (7.39%) Data Flow Diagram
13 17 (5.99%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (5.28%) TDD
14 15 (5.28%) Test Automation
15 14 (4.93%) Data Architecture
15 14 (4.93%) Dimensional Modelling
16 13 (4.58%) Data Migration
16 13 (4.58%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 193 (67.96%) SQL
2 103 (36.27%) Python
3 54 (19.01%) PowerShell
4 50 (17.61%) C#
5 49 (17.25%) T-SQL
6 27 (9.51%) R
7 19 (6.69%) Java
8 13 (4.58%) Scala
9 12 (4.23%) JavaScript
10 9 (3.17%) Bash Shell
11 8 (2.82%) Perl
12 7 (2.46%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 6 (2.11%) PHP
14 4 (1.41%) U-SQL
15 3 (1.06%) Groovy
15 3 (1.06%) PL/SQL
15 3 (1.06%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.70%) C
16 2 (0.70%) VB
17 1 (0.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (4.58%) Security Cleared
2 7 (2.46%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.41%) Degree
4 2 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.70%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.35%) MCSA
5 1 (0.35%) MCSE
5 1 (0.35%) MCTS
5 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.35%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.93%) QA
2 9 (3.17%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (4.58%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.23%) Docker
3 7 (2.46%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (2.11%) HDFS
5 1 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 14 (4.93%) Terraform
2 12 (4.23%) Kubernetes
3 6 (2.11%) Ansible
4 5 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.76%) Puppet
5 3 (1.06%) Nagios
6 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 171 (60.21%) Databricks
2 102 (35.92%) Microsoft
3 24 (8.45%) SAP
4 16 (5.63%) Oracle
5 6 (2.11%) MuleSoft
6 5 (1.76%) Cloudera
6 5 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (1.76%) StreamSets
7 4 (1.41%) Alteryx
7 4 (1.41%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.41%) Talend
8 3 (1.06%) ESRI
8 3 (1.06%) GoldenSource
8 3 (1.06%) Google
8 3 (1.06%) Micro Focus
8 3 (1.06%) New Relic
8 3 (1.06%) RedGate
9 2 (0.70%) Blue Prism
10 1 (0.35%) Splunk
10 1 (0.35%) Verint