Period
to 13 November 2019

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 13 November 2019 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
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 416 665 845
Rank change year-on-year +249 +180 +39
Contract jobs citing Azure Data Factory 447 237 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.53% 0.23% 0.042%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.81% 0.96% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 157 30
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.29% +1.67%
10th Percentile £413 £375 £335
90th Percentile £675 £625 £655
UK excluding London median daily rate £490 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% -20.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -22.22% +12.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -22.22% +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 24,743 24,754 17,140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 29.29% 23.86% 16.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,877 17,137 11,891
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £290 £300 £275
90th Percentile £660 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 433 337 231
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -12.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £76.75 £58.50 £58.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £17.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year +18.57% -4.11% +7.16%

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 13 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Azure Data Factory in the UK

Azure Data Factory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Azure Data Factory.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Azure Data Factory in the UK

Azure Data Factory
Top 14 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 13 November 2019. 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 +247 428 £500 - 81
London +179 252 £525 +5.00% 43
UK excluding London +171 195 £490 +3.16% 45
South East +45 64 £490 -2.00% 19
North of England +53 35 £525 +16.67% 6
Midlands +68 33 £575 +18.62% 7
South West +35 33 £488 -2.50% 1
West Midlands +50 24 £571 +17.84% 3
North West +20 23 £475 +5.56% 3
Wales - 16 £580 - 4
East of England +35 12 £450 +1.41% 5
Yorkshire - 12 £700 - 2
East Midlands - 8 £575 - 3
Scotland +16 2 £475 +30.14% 3

For the 6 months to 13 November 2019, 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.

1 447 (100.00%) Azure
2 292 (65.32%) SQL
3 240 (53.69%) Data Lake
4 225 (50.34%) Data Warehouse
5 224 (50.11%) Business Intelligence
6 212 (47.43%) Microsoft
7 194 (43.40%) Power Platform
8 190 (42.51%) Power BI
9 171 (38.26%) Databricks
10 169 (37.81%) Azure SQL Database
11 162 (36.24%) SQL Server
12 146 (32.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 145 (32.44%) Analytics
14 136 (30.43%) Python
15 133 (29.75%) Agile Software Development
16 120 (26.85%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
17 117 (26.17%) DevOps
18 114 (25.50%) ETL
19 103 (23.04%) C#
20 99 (22.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 85 (19.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 74 (16.55%) Big Data
23 70 (15.66%) Data Modelling
24 69 (15.44%) Migration
25 65 (14.54%) Finance
25 65 (14.54%) T-SQL
26 61 (13.65%) Serverless
27 59 (13.20%) Data Lake Analytics
28 57 (12.75%) Machine Learning
28 57 (12.75%) 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 49 (10.96%) Apache Spark
2 18 (4.03%) Apache
3 13 (2.91%) SharePoint
4 8 (1.79%) CMS
5 4 (0.89%) ArcGIS
5 4 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (0.89%) Confluence
6 2 (0.45%) SAS
7 1 (0.22%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 17 (3.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.89%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.67%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 2 (0.45%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 447 (100.00%) Azure
2 194 (43.40%) Power Platform
3 61 (13.65%) Serverless
4 59 (13.20%) Data Lake Analytics
5 49 (10.96%) Azure Functions
6 32 (7.16%) AWS
7 29 (6.49%) PaaS
8 24 (5.37%) Azure Machine Learning
9 18 (4.03%) Azure Active Directory
10 14 (3.13%) Azure Stack
10 14 (3.13%) IaaS
10 14 (3.13%) SaaS
11 9 (2.01%) Dynamics 365
11 9 (2.01%) GitHub
12 6 (1.34%) GCP
12 6 (1.34%) PowerApps
13 5 (1.12%) Boomi
14 4 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
14 4 (0.89%) AWS Lambda
14 4 (0.89%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.45%) Firewall
1 2 (0.45%) Internet
2 1 (0.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 240 (53.69%) Data Lake
2 225 (50.34%) Data Warehouse
3 190 (42.51%) Power BI
4 169 (37.81%) Azure SQL Database
5 162 (36.24%) SQL Server
6 146 (32.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 120 (26.85%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 99 (22.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 85 (19.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 74 (16.55%) Big Data
11 46 (10.29%) Cosmos DB
12 35 (7.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 32 (7.16%) SQL Server 2017
14 23 (5.15%) SQL Server 2014
15 22 (4.92%) Hadoop
16 21 (4.70%) Relational Database
17 19 (4.25%) HDInsight
18 16 (3.58%) NoSQL
19 12 (2.68%) PowerPivot
19 12 (2.68%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 39 (8.72%) Visual Studio Team System
2 33 (7.38%) Git (software)
3 19 (4.25%) Jenkins
4 12 (2.68%) Visual Studio
5 10 (2.24%) TeamCity
6 8 (1.79%) Cucumber
7 7 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (1.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (1.34%) JIRA
8 6 (1.34%) Maven
9 5 (1.12%) Concordion
9 5 (1.12%) EasyMock
9 5 (1.12%) Gradle
9 5 (1.12%) Mockito
9 5 (1.12%) NUnit
10 4 (0.89%) Pylint
10 4 (0.89%) Selenium
10 4 (0.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (0.67%) Moq
12 2 (0.45%) Mocha
General
1 65 (14.54%) Finance
2 22 (4.92%) Public Sector
2 22 (4.92%) Retail
3 16 (3.58%) Legal
4 12 (2.68%) Front Office
5 10 (2.24%) Banking
6 4 (0.89%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.67%) Local Government
8 2 (0.45%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 127 (28.41%) Developer
2 102 (22.82%) Architect
3 88 (19.69%) Azure Developer
4 86 (19.24%) Azure Architect
5 78 (17.45%) Azure Engineer
6 77 (17.23%) Data Engineer
7 65 (14.54%) Data Architect
8 52 (11.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 37 (8.28%) DevOps Engineer
9 37 (8.28%) SQL Developer
10 33 (7.38%) Azure DevOps
11 28 (6.26%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 25 (5.59%) C# Developer
13 24 (5.37%) Consultant
14 19 (4.25%) SQL BI Developer
15 16 (3.58%) Solutions Architect
16 15 (3.36%) Azure Consultant
17 14 (3.13%) Big Data Engineer
17 14 (3.13%) Data Warehouse Architect
18 13 (2.91%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (9.62%) .NET
2 28 (6.26%) MDX
3 26 (5.82%) Web Services
3 26 (5.82%) XML
4 25 (5.59%) PySpark
5 22 (4.92%) JSON
6 14 (3.13%) REST
7 11 (2.46%) .NET Framework
8 9 (2.01%) Apache Avro
9 7 (1.57%) Kafka
10 6 (1.34%) Gherkin
11 4 (0.89%) HTML
11 4 (0.89%) pytest
11 4 (0.89%) SOAP
12 3 (0.67%) JSON Schema
12 3 (0.67%) Natural Language Processing
12 3 (0.67%) RESTful
12 3 (0.67%) XSD
13 2 (0.45%) .NET Core
13 2 (0.45%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 30 (6.71%) Greenfield Project
2 27 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (1.34%) Linux Command Line
4 6 (1.34%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (1.12%) User Experience
5 5 (1.12%) Virtual Team
6 4 (0.89%) Algorithms
6 4 (0.89%) Clustering
6 4 (0.89%) Private Cloud
7 3 (0.67%) Cloud Native
7 3 (0.67%) Data Centre
7 3 (0.67%) Life Science
7 3 (0.67%) NHS
7 3 (0.67%) Replication
8 2 (0.45%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.45%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (0.45%) FMCG
8 2 (0.45%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 12 (2.68%) Unix
1 12 (2.68%) VMS
2 5 (1.12%) Linux
3 4 (0.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (50.11%) Business Intelligence
2 145 (32.44%) Analytics
3 133 (29.75%) Agile Software Development
4 117 (26.17%) DevOps
5 114 (25.50%) ETL
6 70 (15.66%) Data Modelling
7 69 (15.44%) Migration
8 57 (12.75%) Machine Learning
8 57 (12.75%) Scrum
9 56 (12.53%) Test Automation
10 49 (10.96%) Visualisation
11 42 (9.40%) Data Engineering
12 41 (9.17%) Data Integration
12 41 (9.17%) Data Migration
13 35 (7.83%) Kimball Methodology
14 34 (7.61%) Continuous Delivery
14 34 (7.61%) ETL Development
15 32 (7.16%) Mentoring
16 29 (6.49%) Data Science
16 29 (6.49%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 292 (65.32%) SQL
2 136 (30.43%) Python
3 103 (23.04%) C#
4 65 (14.54%) T-SQL
5 53 (11.86%) PowerShell
6 36 (8.05%) R
7 33 (7.38%) Scala
8 27 (6.04%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 15 (3.36%) U-SQL
10 7 (1.57%) Java
11 2 (0.45%) C
11 2 (0.45%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.22%) C++
12 1 (0.22%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (2.01%) SC Cleared
1 9 (2.01%) Security Cleared
2 6 (1.34%) Degree
3 5 (1.12%) DBS Check
4 4 (0.89%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.67%) PhD
5 3 (0.67%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.58%) Data Quality
2 12 (2.68%) GDPR
3 8 (1.79%) QA
4 1 (0.22%) PMO
System Software
1 20 (4.47%) Active Directory
2 19 (4.25%) Virtual Machines
3 13 (2.91%) Docker
4 3 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.22%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.22%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (2.01%) Kubernetes
2 8 (1.79%) Terraform
3 7 (1.57%) Ansible
4 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 212 (47.43%) Microsoft
2 171 (38.26%) Databricks
3 54 (12.08%) Tableau
4 24 (5.37%) Oracle
5 15 (3.36%) Alteryx
5 15 (3.36%) Salesforce.com
6 11 (2.46%) SAP
7 6 (1.34%) Informatica
7 6 (1.34%) StreamSets
8 5 (1.12%) Dell
8 5 (1.12%) Google
9 4 (0.89%) VMware
10 3 (0.67%) MapR
10 3 (0.67%) MuleSoft
10 3 (0.67%) Sparx
11 2 (0.45%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.45%) Dynatrace
11 2 (0.45%) Talend
12 1 (0.22%) Splunk
12 1 (0.22%) Teradata