Period
to 8 April 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 8 April 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
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 380 544 762
Rank change year-on-year +164 +218 +47
Contract jobs citing Azure Data Factory 331 353 117
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.54% 0.36% 0.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.80% 1.34% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 255 88
Median daily rate £495 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.00% +5.26% -13.64%
10th Percentile £413 £356 £374
90th Percentile £669 £625 £641
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +2.63% -5.00% -11.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £50.00

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 18,366 26,271 20,562
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.11% 27.10% 20.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,273 18,082 14,103
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £281 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 302 271
Median hourly rate £24.00 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.32% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £63.50 £48.25
Median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +17.14% - +1.60%

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 8 April 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
Top 15 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 8 April 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 +155 312 £495 -1.00% 50
London +111 192 £498 -0.50% 24
UK excluding London +140 135 £488 +2.63% 29
South East +102 46 £495 -5.71% 9
North of England +81 24 £573 +27.22% 3
Midlands +49 22 £475 - 7
West Midlands +40 15 £475 - 6
East of England +42 13 £475 +5.56% 6
South West +38 13 £475 +22.58% 1
Yorkshire +57 12 £650 +92.59% 1
North West +45 12 £535 +18.89% 1
Wales +41 11 £450 -21.74%
East Midlands - 7 £450 - 1
Scotland +35 6 £506 +6.58% 3
Work from Home +6 3 £775 +29.17% 4

For the 6 months to 8 April 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.

1 331 (100.00%) Azure
2 243 (73.41%) SQL
3 194 (58.61%) Data Lake
4 170 (51.36%) Microsoft
5 167 (50.45%) Data Warehouse
6 156 (47.13%) Business Intelligence
7 141 (42.60%) Azure SQL Database
8 132 (39.88%) Power Platform
9 130 (39.27%) Power BI
10 119 (35.95%) Databricks
11 115 (34.74%) SQL Server
12 114 (34.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 109 (32.93%) ETL
14 104 (31.42%) Analytics
15 99 (29.91%) Agile Software Development
16 91 (27.49%) DevOps
17 86 (25.98%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
18 81 (24.47%) Python
19 64 (19.34%) Data Modelling
19 64 (19.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 62 (18.73%) C#
21 48 (14.50%) T-SQL
22 47 (14.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 46 (13.90%) Finance
23 46 (13.90%) Analytical Skills
24 45 (13.60%) Kimball Methodology
24 45 (13.60%) Data Engineering
25 42 (12.69%) Data Architecture
26 39 (11.78%) Serverless
27 38 (11.48%) Tableau

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 14 (4.23%) Apache Spark
2 9 (2.72%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.42%) CMS
4 3 (0.91%) Apache Pig
4 3 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (0.91%) Confluence
5 2 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (0.60%) EPiServer
5 2 (0.60%) IIS
5 2 (0.60%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (0.60%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.30%) Apache
6 1 (0.30%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (3.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.21%) SPSS
3 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (2.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.81%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 5 (1.51%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.60%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 331 (100.00%) Azure
2 132 (39.88%) Power Platform
3 39 (11.78%) Serverless
4 36 (10.88%) Azure Functions
5 26 (7.85%) Data Lake Analytics
6 25 (7.55%) Azure Stack
7 21 (6.34%) PaaS
8 18 (5.44%) Azure Machine Learning
9 16 (4.83%) Azure Active Directory
10 13 (3.93%) Dynamics 365
11 11 (3.32%) AWS
11 11 (3.32%) PowerApps
12 8 (2.42%) IaaS
13 4 (1.21%) GCP
13 4 (1.21%) Office 365
13 4 (1.21%) SaaS
14 3 (0.91%) AWS Lambda
15 2 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
15 2 (0.60%) Amazon S3
16 1 (0.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.60%) DNS
1 2 (0.60%) Firewall
1 2 (0.60%) MPLS
1 2 (0.60%) PBX
1 2 (0.60%) Reverse Proxy
1 2 (0.60%) SSL
1 2 (0.60%) VLAN
1 2 (0.60%) VPLS
1 2 (0.60%) VPN
2 1 (0.30%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 194 (58.61%) Data Lake
2 167 (50.45%) Data Warehouse
3 141 (42.60%) Azure SQL Database
4 130 (39.27%) Power BI
5 115 (34.74%) SQL Server
6 114 (34.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 86 (25.98%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 64 (19.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 47 (14.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 34 (10.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 31 (9.37%) Big Data
12 30 (9.06%) Cosmos DB
13 19 (5.74%) Relational Database
14 17 (5.14%) NoSQL
15 11 (3.32%) Snowflake Schema
16 9 (2.72%) HDInsight
16 9 (2.72%) OLAP
17 7 (2.11%) Data Mart
18 6 (1.81%) Oracle OLAP
18 6 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (6.34%) Visual Studio Team System
2 17 (5.14%) Git (software)
3 9 (2.72%) Visual Studio
4 7 (2.11%) Selenium
4 7 (2.11%) SpecFlow
5 5 (1.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (1.21%) NUnit
7 3 (0.91%) JIRA
7 3 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.60%) Artifactory
8 2 (0.60%) GitLab
8 2 (0.60%) Moq
9 1 (0.30%) ER Studio
9 1 (0.30%) ERwin
9 1 (0.30%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.30%) Postman
9 1 (0.30%) PowerDesigner
9 1 (0.30%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 46 (13.90%) Finance
2 26 (7.85%) Retail
3 13 (3.93%) Legal
4 9 (2.72%) Front Office
5 7 (2.11%) Public Sector
6 6 (1.81%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (1.51%) Banking
8 3 (0.91%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.60%) Back Office
9 2 (0.60%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.30%) Law
Job Titles
1 106 (32.02%) Developer
2 101 (30.51%) Data Engineer
3 97 (29.31%) Azure Engineer
4 67 (20.24%) Architect
5 64 (19.34%) Azure Developer
6 45 (13.60%) Azure Architect
7 44 (13.29%) Data Architect
8 34 (10.27%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 26 (7.85%) SQL Developer
10 16 (4.83%) C# Developer
10 16 (4.83%) Consultant
11 14 (4.23%) DevOps Engineer
12 13 (3.93%) ETL Developer
12 13 (3.93%) SQL BI Developer
13 12 (3.63%) .NET Developer
13 12 (3.63%) Azure Consultant
13 12 (3.63%) Azure DevOps Engineer
14 9 (2.72%) Integration Architect
15 8 (2.42%) C# .NET Developer
15 8 (2.42%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (9.06%) .NET
2 19 (5.74%) PySpark
3 14 (4.23%) XML
4 12 (3.63%) MDX
5 11 (3.32%) Web Services
6 9 (2.72%) JSON
7 6 (1.81%) .NET Framework
7 6 (1.81%) REST
8 4 (1.21%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (0.91%) .NET Core
9 3 (0.91%) AngularJS
9 3 (0.91%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.91%) Kafka
9 3 (0.91%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (0.91%) Velocity
10 2 (0.60%) ADO
10 2 (0.60%) HTML
10 2 (0.60%) LDAP
10 2 (0.60%) WCF
10 2 (0.60%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 46 (13.90%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (6.65%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.21%) FMCG
4 4 (1.21%) Management Information System
5 3 (0.91%) Data Structures
5 3 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (0.91%) Reference Data
6 2 (0.60%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.60%) Cloud Native
6 2 (0.60%) Clustering
6 2 (0.60%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.60%) PMI
6 2 (0.60%) Replication
6 2 (0.60%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.30%) Marketing Technology
7 1 (0.30%) NHS
7 1 (0.30%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (5.14%) Windows
2 6 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (1.81%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (1.81%) Windows Server 2016
3 3 (0.91%) Linux
4 2 (0.60%) Debian
4 2 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.60%) Ubuntu
4 2 (0.60%) VMS
5 1 (0.30%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (47.13%) Business Intelligence
2 109 (32.93%) ETL
3 104 (31.42%) Analytics
4 99 (29.91%) Agile Software Development
5 91 (27.49%) DevOps
6 64 (19.34%) Data Modelling
7 45 (13.60%) Data Engineering
7 45 (13.60%) Kimball Methodology
8 42 (12.69%) Data Architecture
9 38 (11.48%) Migration
10 37 (11.18%) Machine Learning
11 32 (9.67%) Test Automation
12 29 (8.76%) Dimensional Modelling
12 29 (8.76%) Visualisation
13 28 (8.46%) Data Science
13 28 (8.46%) Scrum
14 27 (8.16%) Data Integration
15 24 (7.25%) Data Analysis
16 23 (6.95%) Data Migration
17 21 (6.34%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 243 (73.41%) SQL
2 81 (24.47%) Python
3 62 (18.73%) C#
4 48 (14.50%) T-SQL
5 28 (8.46%) PowerShell
6 20 (6.04%) Scala
7 18 (5.44%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 11 (3.32%) R
9 9 (2.72%) Java
10 6 (1.81%) JavaScript
10 6 (1.81%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.51%) C
11 5 (1.51%) VB
12 3 (0.91%) TypeScript
12 3 (0.91%) VBA
13 2 (0.60%) Perl
13 2 (0.60%) PHP
13 2 (0.60%) U-SQL
13 2 (0.60%) VC++
14 1 (0.30%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (1.81%) Security Cleared
2 5 (1.51%) Degree
3 4 (1.21%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.60%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.60%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (0.30%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.53%) GDPR
2 11 (3.32%) QA
3 9 (2.72%) Data Quality
System Software
1 17 (5.14%) Active Directory
2 16 (4.83%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (1.21%) Docker
4 1 (0.30%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (1.21%) Terraform
2 2 (0.60%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 170 (51.36%) Microsoft
2 119 (35.95%) Databricks
3 38 (11.48%) Tableau
4 14 (4.23%) SAP
5 13 (3.93%) Alteryx
6 12 (3.63%) Oracle
6 12 (3.63%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (1.81%) Informatica
7 6 (1.81%) Sparx
8 3 (0.91%) MuleSoft
9 2 (0.60%) Arista
9 2 (0.60%) BiZZdesign
9 2 (0.60%) Cisco
9 2 (0.60%) Cloudera
9 2 (0.60%) Google
9 2 (0.60%) HP
9 2 (0.60%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.60%) StreamSets
9 2 (0.60%) Talend
10 1 (0.30%) IBM