Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 January 2018 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 816 823 -
Rank change year-on-year +7 - -
Contract jobs citing Azure Data Factory 52 29 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.052% 0.030% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.29% 0.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 38 19 0
UK median daily rate £500 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £565 -
% change year-on-year -11.50% - -
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 17,672 12,006 7,472
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.57% 12.49% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,266 8,263 5,096
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £286 £281 £263
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 163 121
UK median hourly rate £18.81 £19.00 £21.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.99% -12.20% -3.82%
10th Percentile £11.08 £11.30 £11.00
90th Percentile £57.18 £56.87 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year - -26.32% +5.56%

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 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Azure Data Factory in the UK

Azure Data Factory
Top 12 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 23 January 2018. 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 -1 49 £500 -9.09% 24
London -26 26 £500 -4.76% 12
UK excluding London +24 25 £500 -11.50% 12
South East -11 10 £575 - 3
East of England - 7 £550 - 1
Midlands +2 5 £400 -29.20% 4
West Midlands +16 3 £450 +16.13% 4
Scotland - 3 £395 - 1
East Midlands -3 2 £400 -29.20%
North of England +47 1 £375 -1.32% 1
Yorkshire +9 1 £375 -1.32% 1
South West - 1 £500 - 2

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 52 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 37 (71.15%) SQL
4 31 (59.62%) Business Intelligence
4 31 (59.62%) Data Lake
5 27 (51.92%) Analytics
6 25 (48.08%) Power BI
6 25 (48.08%) SQL Server
7 24 (46.15%) Data Warehouse
8 23 (44.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 19 (36.54%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 16 (30.77%) Machine Learning
10 16 (30.77%) HDInsight
11 15 (28.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 14 (26.92%) Visualisation
12 14 (26.92%) Big Data
13 13 (25.00%) Hadoop
13 13 (25.00%) Azure Machine Learning
13 13 (25.00%) Apache Spark
13 13 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 13 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (25.00%) Python
14 12 (23.08%) Azure SQL Database
14 12 (23.08%) Data Lake Analytics
15 11 (21.15%) Visual Studio
16 10 (19.23%) ETL
17 9 (17.31%) C#
17 9 (17.31%) R
17 9 (17.31%) Business Analytics
18 8 (15.38%) 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 13 (25.00%) Apache Spark
2 8 (15.38%) Apache
3 5 (9.62%) GeoServer
4 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.92%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 52 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (25.00%) Azure Machine Learning
3 12 (23.08%) Data Lake Analytics
4 8 (15.38%) IaaS
4 8 (15.38%) PaaS
5 4 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (5.77%) SaaS
6 3 (5.77%) Serverless
7 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.92%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.92%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.92%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.92%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) VPN
2 1 (1.92%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (59.62%) Data Lake
2 25 (48.08%) Power BI
2 25 (48.08%) SQL Server
3 24 (46.15%) Data Warehouse
4 23 (44.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (36.54%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 16 (30.77%) HDInsight
7 15 (28.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 14 (26.92%) Big Data
9 13 (25.00%) Hadoop
9 13 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (23.08%) Azure SQL Database
11 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 8 (15.38%) NoSQL
12 6 (11.54%) Cosmos DB
12 6 (11.54%) Relational Database
13 5 (9.62%) HBase
13 5 (9.62%) MySQL
13 5 (9.62%) SQL Server 2014
13 5 (9.62%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (21.15%) Visual Studio
2 4 (7.69%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.92%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (9.62%) Retail
2 4 (7.69%) Finance
3 3 (5.77%) Legal
4 2 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.92%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (28.85%) Consultant
2 14 (26.92%) Developer
3 11 (21.15%) Azure Consultant
4 9 (17.31%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 8 (15.38%) Data Consultant
6 7 (13.46%) Architect
6 7 (13.46%) Azure Architect
6 7 (13.46%) Azure Developer
7 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Consultant
8 5 (9.62%) Analyst
9 4 (7.69%) Azure Engineer
9 4 (7.69%) Big Data Engineer
9 4 (7.69%) Data Engineer
10 3 (5.77%) Analytics Consultant
10 3 (5.77%) Data Warehouse Consultant
10 3 (5.77%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 3 (5.77%) DevOps Engineer
11 2 (3.85%) Data Analyst
11 2 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
11 2 (3.85%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) GeoTools
1 5 (9.62%) JTS
2 4 (7.69%) .NET
3 2 (3.85%) MDX
4 1 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (3.85%) Data Centre
1 2 (3.85%) FMCG
1 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.92%) Blog
2 1 (1.92%) CESG
2 1 (1.92%) Clustering
2 1 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (1.92%) NHS
2 1 (1.92%) PKI
2 1 (1.92%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.85%) VMS
1 2 (3.85%) Windows
2 1 (1.92%) Linux
2 1 (1.92%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (59.62%) Business Intelligence
2 27 (51.92%) Analytics
3 16 (30.77%) Machine Learning
4 14 (26.92%) Visualisation
5 13 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (19.23%) ETL
7 9 (17.31%) Business Analytics
8 8 (15.38%) Data Modelling
9 7 (13.46%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (13.46%) Data Analytics
9 7 (13.46%) Data Management
10 6 (11.54%) Migration
10 6 (11.54%) Scrum
11 5 (9.62%) Big Data Analytics
11 5 (9.62%) Deep Learning
11 5 (9.62%) Software Engineering
12 4 (7.69%) DevOps
12 4 (7.69%) Kimball Methodology
12 4 (7.69%) Validation
13 3 (5.77%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 37 (71.15%) SQL
2 13 (25.00%) Python
3 9 (17.31%) C#
3 9 (17.31%) R
4 6 (11.54%) Scala
4 6 (11.54%) U-SQL
5 5 (9.62%) Java
5 5 (9.62%) PowerShell
6 4 (7.69%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.85%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 2 (3.85%) VBA
8 1 (1.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.85%) Degree
5 1 (1.92%) CCA
5 1 (1.92%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (1.92%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.92%) MCSA
5 1 (1.92%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.92%) Docker
2 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.92%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.92%) XenApp
2 1 (1.92%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (1.92%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 39 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.54%) Oracle
3 5 (9.62%) SAP
3 5 (9.62%) Tableau
4 1 (1.92%) Alteryx
4 1 (1.92%) Citrix
4 1 (1.92%) Dell
4 1 (1.92%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.92%) VMware