Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 830 871 -
Rank change year-on-year +41 - -
Contract jobs citing Azure Data Factory 45 25 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.044% 0.024% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.27% 0.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 31 16 0
UK median daily rate £455 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.11% - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £565 -
% change year-on-year -22.57% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - -

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 16423 12353 7468
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.20% 11.78% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 11383 8492 5040
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £270 £275 £263
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 185 116
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £18.55 £21.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.45% -14.30% +20.22%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.70 £10.50
90th Percentile £58.75 £56.75 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.06 £22.75
% change year-on-year +2.58% -25.01% +30.00%

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 19 November 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 19 November 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 +37 40 £465 +3.33% 9
UK excluding London +48 31 £438 -22.57% 4
South East - 13 £500 - 2
London -34 11 £453 +0.56% 5
Scotland - 5 £425 -
Midlands +26 4 £450 -20.35%
East of England - 4 - - 2
North of England - 4 £400 -
East Midlands +8 3 £450 -20.35%
South West - 3 £475 -
North West - 3 £400 -
West Midlands +28 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £375 -

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 45 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (71.11%) SQL
3 28 (62.22%) Microsoft
4 23 (51.11%) Power BI
5 21 (46.67%) Data Lake
5 21 (46.67%) Business Intelligence
6 18 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (37.78%) Analytics
8 15 (33.33%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 14 (31.11%) Machine Learning
9 14 (31.11%) SQL Server
9 14 (31.11%) Azure SQL Database
9 14 (31.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 14 (31.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (28.89%) HDInsight
11 10 (22.22%) Azure Machine Learning
11 10 (22.22%) Visual Studio
11 10 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (22.22%) Visualisation
12 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (20.00%) Data Lake Analytics
13 8 (17.78%) Big Data
13 8 (17.78%) Hadoop
13 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
13 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 8 (17.78%) Data Management
14 7 (15.56%) SC Cleared
14 7 (15.56%) Python
14 7 (15.56%) SQL Server 2016
15 6 (13.33%) IaaS

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 6 (13.33%) Apache Spark
2 4 (8.89%) Apache
3 2 (4.44%) GeoServer
3 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 45 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (22.22%) Azure Machine Learning
3 9 (20.00%) Data Lake Analytics
4 6 (13.33%) IaaS
5 5 (11.11%) PaaS
6 4 (8.89%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (4.44%) Serverless
8 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) NetScaler
1 1 (2.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (51.11%) Power BI
2 21 (46.67%) Data Lake
3 18 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (33.33%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 14 (31.11%) Azure SQL Database
5 14 (31.11%) SQL Server
5 14 (31.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 14 (31.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (28.89%) HDInsight
7 10 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (17.78%) Big Data
8 8 (17.78%) Hadoop
8 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 7 (15.56%) SQL Server 2016
10 4 (8.89%) Apache Hive
10 4 (8.89%) QlikView
11 3 (6.67%) MySQL
12 2 (4.44%) HBase
12 2 (4.44%) NoSQL
12 2 (4.44%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 10 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 5 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (8.89%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (6.67%) Finance
1 3 (6.67%) Retail
2 1 (2.22%) Banking
2 1 (2.22%) Games
2 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (28.89%) Consultant
2 11 (24.44%) Azure Consultant
3 9 (20.00%) Developer
4 7 (15.56%) Architect
4 7 (15.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) Azure Architect
5 5 (11.11%) Data Consultant
6 4 (8.89%) Data Architect
6 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) Azure Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Data Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Data Warehouse Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) Hadoop Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Report Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Azure Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Big Data Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Data Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Data Scientist
8 2 (4.44%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) .NET
2 2 (4.44%) GeoTools
2 2 (4.44%) JTS
2 2 (4.44%) MDX
3 1 (2.22%) CSS
3 1 (2.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.22%) Blog
2 1 (2.22%) CESG
2 1 (2.22%) Clustering
2 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.22%) PKI
2 1 (2.22%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) VMS
1 1 (2.22%) Windows
1 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
1 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (46.67%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (37.78%) Analytics
3 14 (31.11%) Machine Learning
4 10 (22.22%) Visualisation
5 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (17.78%) Data Management
7 6 (13.33%) Data Modelling
8 5 (11.11%) Migration
8 5 (11.11%) Test Automation
9 4 (8.89%) Data Analytics
10 3 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (6.67%) Data Analysis
10 3 (6.67%) Data Cleansing
10 3 (6.67%) Data Governance
10 3 (6.67%) ETL
10 3 (6.67%) Kimball Methodology
10 3 (6.67%) Master Data Management
10 3 (6.67%) Mathematics
10 3 (6.67%) Scrum
11 2 (4.44%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 32 (71.11%) SQL
2 7 (15.56%) Python
3 5 (11.11%) R
4 4 (8.89%) Scala
5 3 (6.67%) C#
5 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.67%) U-SQL
6 2 (4.44%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 2 (4.44%) Java
6 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.44%) VBA
7 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
2 7 (15.56%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.67%) Degree
3 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.22%) CCA
4 1 (2.22%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.22%) MCSA
4 1 (2.22%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.22%) Terminal Services
2 1 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.22%) XenApp
2 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Puppet
2 1 (2.22%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 28 (62.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.67%) SAP
2 3 (6.67%) Tableau
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle
4 1 (2.22%) Citrix
4 1 (2.22%) Cognos
4 1 (2.22%) Dell
4 1 (2.22%) VMware