Period
to 21 September 2017

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 21 September 2017 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
21 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 808 868 -
Rank change year-on-year +60 - -
Contract jobs citing Azure Data Factory 41 23 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.042% 0.021% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.28% 0.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 25 17 0
UK median daily rate £450 £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £460 -
% change year-on-year -2.17% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 14634 11569 6972
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.82% 10.75% 6.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 10029 8035 4592
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +9.76% -
10th Percentile £269 £275 £250
90th Percentile £620 £604 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 179 131
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £18.55 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.85% -17.58% +28.57%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £63.75 £48.45 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.98 £17.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +11.65% -26.09% +31.43%

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 21 September 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Azure Data Factory in the UK

Azure Data Factory
Top 13 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 21 September 2017. 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 +52 34 £463 +2.78% 7
UK excluding London +58 27 £450 -2.17% 1
London +24 10 £450 - 5
South East +24 8 £475 +3.26% 1
Midlands +30 5 £475 -
South West - 5 £475 -
Scotland - 5 £425 -
East Midlands - 4 £475 -
North West - 3 £400 -
North of England - 3 £400 -
East of England - 2 - -
West Midlands +39 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 September 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Azure Data Factory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Azure Data Factory.

1 41 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (78.05%) SQL
3 25 (60.98%) Microsoft
4 20 (48.78%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (43.90%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (43.90%) Data Lake
6 17 (41.46%) Power BI
7 16 (39.02%) Azure SQL Database
8 15 (36.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 15 (36.59%) SQL Server
8 15 (36.59%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (31.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 13 (31.71%) Analytics
11 9 (21.95%) Machine Learning
11 9 (21.95%) HDInsight
12 8 (19.51%) Scrum
12 8 (19.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (17.07%) Azure Machine Learning
13 7 (17.07%) SQL Server 2016
13 7 (17.07%) Data Lake Analytics
14 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared
14 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
14 6 (14.63%) Git (software)
14 6 (14.63%) Big Data
14 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 6 (14.63%) Data Modelling
15 5 (12.20%) .NET
15 5 (12.20%) Visual Studio
15 5 (12.20%) Data Management

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 3 (7.32%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.44%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 41 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (17.07%) Azure Machine Learning
2 7 (17.07%) Data Lake Analytics
3 5 (12.20%) PaaS
4 4 (9.76%) IaaS
5 2 (4.88%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (43.90%) Data Lake
1 18 (43.90%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (41.46%) Power BI
3 16 (39.02%) Azure SQL Database
4 15 (36.59%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 15 (36.59%) SQL Server
4 15 (36.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (31.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (21.95%) HDInsight
7 8 (19.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (17.07%) SQL Server 2016
9 6 (14.63%) Big Data
9 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 5 (12.20%) Hadoop
10 5 (12.20%) QlikView
11 4 (9.76%) Apache Hive
12 3 (7.32%) OLAP
13 2 (4.88%) MySQL
13 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
14 1 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Git (software)
2 5 (12.20%) Visual Studio
3 3 (7.32%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.32%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (7.32%) TeamCity
3 3 (7.32%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (7.32%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Banking
2 1 (2.44%) Games
2 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Developer
2 11 (26.83%) Consultant
3 9 (21.95%) Azure Consultant
4 8 (19.51%) Architect
5 7 (17.07%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 6 (14.63%) Azure Architect
7 4 (9.76%) Data Architect
8 3 (7.32%) Azure Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Data Consultant
8 3 (7.32%) Data Warehouse Consultant
8 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Consultant
8 3 (7.32%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (7.32%) SSIS Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Data Scientist
9 2 (4.88%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Specialist
9 2 (4.88%) Report Developer
9 2 (4.88%) SQL Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) .NET
2 3 (7.32%) .NET Core
3 1 (2.44%) CSS
3 1 (2.44%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.44%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.44%) Blog
2 1 (2.44%) CESG
2 1 (2.44%) Clustering
2 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.44%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Windows
2 3 (7.32%) VMS
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (48.78%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (31.71%) Analytics
4 9 (21.95%) Machine Learning
5 8 (19.51%) Scrum
6 6 (14.63%) Data Modelling
7 5 (12.20%) Data Management
7 5 (12.20%) Kimball Methodology
8 4 (9.76%) Test Automation
9 3 (7.32%) Data Governance
9 3 (7.32%) DevOps
9 3 (7.32%) Master Data Management
9 3 (7.32%) Mathematics
9 3 (7.32%) Microservices
9 3 (7.32%) Migration
9 3 (7.32%) MVC
9 3 (7.32%) Visualisation
10 2 (4.88%) Dashboard Development
10 2 (4.88%) Data Analytics
10 2 (4.88%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 32 (78.05%) SQL
2 4 (9.76%) PowerShell
3 3 (7.32%) R
3 3 (7.32%) T-SQL
3 3 (7.32%) U-SQL
4 2 (4.88%) Python
4 2 (4.88%) Scala
5 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared
1 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.32%) Degree
3 1 (2.44%) CCA
3 1 (2.44%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (2.44%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.44%) MCSA
3 1 (2.44%) MCSE
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
1 3 (7.32%) Docker
2 2 (4.88%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.44%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.44%) XenApp
3 1 (2.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Kubernetes
1 3 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (7.32%) Terraform
2 2 (4.88%) Puppet
3 1 (2.44%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 25 (60.98%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.76%) Tableau
3 2 (4.88%) SAP
4 1 (2.44%) Anaplan
4 1 (2.44%) Citrix
4 1 (2.44%) Cognos
4 1 (2.44%) Dell
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle
4 1 (2.44%) VMware