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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 1 July 2022 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
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 267 274 381
Rank change year-on-year +7 +107 +172
Contract jobs citing Azure Data Factory 890 654 231
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.00% 0.99% 0.56%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.78% 2.76% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 641 443 159
10th Percentile £406 £400 £398
25th Percentile £475 £450 £419
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £495
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +6.06% -1.00%
75th Percentile £675 £600 £575
90th Percentile £750 £685 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile - - -
Median hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 -
Median % change year-on-year +9.38% - -
75th Percentile £67.81 - -
90th Percentile £84.83 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 31,985 23,655 12,778
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 35.95% 35.96% 31.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,248 16,865 9,007
10th Percentile £345 £325 £308
25th Percentile £450 £413 £403
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £510 £500
Median % change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% -
75th Percentile £650 £600 £595
90th Percentile £747 £679 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £463 £463
% change year-on-year +8.11% - +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 383 389 187
10th Percentile £13.88 £12.23 £12.75
25th Percentile £15.25 £14.50 £16.38
Median hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +2.33% +7.50% -2.44%
75th Percentile £50.39 £45.00 £29.88
90th Percentile £67.50 £65.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £20.00 £19.60
% change year-on-year -3.76% +2.07% +3.81%

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 1 July 2022.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Azure Data Factory over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

Hourly rate histogram 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 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
England +7 669 £575 +9.52% 124
Work from Home -2 524 £550 +6.80% 44
London -12 406 £600 +14.29% 64
UK excluding London +24 244 £525 +5.00% 72
North of England -24 76 £550 +10.00% 16
South East -13 60 £525 -1.41% 15
North West -4 54 £550 +4.76% 6
Midlands -6 52 £525 +8.81% 19
West Midlands -6 43 £525 +9.66% 11
Scotland +10 32 £500 +21.21% 10
Yorkshire -33 22 £525 +22.81% 4
East of England -19 13 £450 +20.00% 4
South West -18 11 £500 +5.26% 5
East Midlands -6 8 £563 -1.32% 8
Wales -8 1 - -

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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.

1 890 (100.00%) Azure
2 531 (59.66%) Databricks
3 512 (57.53%) SQL
4 400 (44.94%) Data Lake
5 359 (40.34%) Power Platform
6 353 (39.66%) DevOps
7 351 (39.44%) Python
8 345 (38.76%) Business Intelligence
9 324 (36.40%) Power BI
10 320 (35.96%) ETL
11 317 (35.62%) Microsoft
12 315 (35.39%) Analytics
13 295 (33.15%) Data Warehouse
14 256 (28.76%) Azure Synapse Analytics
15 243 (27.30%) Azure DevOps
16 240 (26.97%) CI/CD
17 221 (24.83%) Azure SQL Database
18 218 (24.49%) SQL Server
19 205 (23.03%) Agile
20 177 (19.89%) Data Pipeline
21 174 (19.55%) Data Modelling
22 159 (17.87%) Data Engineering
23 156 (17.53%) Finance
24 150 (16.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 134 (15.06%) Big Data
26 132 (14.83%) Social Skills
27 129 (14.49%) C#
28 114 (12.81%) Java
29 109 (12.25%) PowerShell
29 109 (12.25%) Apache Spark

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
1 109 (12.25%) Apache Spark
2 16 (1.80%) Apache
3 14 (1.57%) Apache Airflow
4 13 (1.46%) Confluence
5 12 (1.35%) Apache Pig
6 10 (1.12%) SharePoint
7 9 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.45%) SAS
9 2 (0.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.22%) Anypoint
9 2 (0.22%) IIS
9 2 (0.22%) Jupyter
9 2 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.11%) Apache Synapse
10 1 (0.11%) Luigi
10 1 (0.11%) nginx
10 1 (0.11%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.11%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 34 (3.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.56%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.11%) IBM Planning Analytics
6 1 (0.11%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 890 (100.00%) Azure
2 359 (40.34%) Power Platform
3 256 (28.76%) Azure Synapse Analytics
4 243 (27.30%) Azure DevOps
5 106 (11.91%) Serverless
6 91 (10.22%) Azure Logic Apps
7 90 (10.11%) Azure Functions
8 68 (7.64%) Azure Monitor
9 64 (7.19%) AWS
10 60 (6.74%) Amazon S3
11 59 (6.63%) Azure Cosmos DB
12 56 (6.29%) Dynamics 365
13 53 (5.96%) PaaS
14 48 (5.39%) GitHub
15 43 (4.83%) Azure Storage
16 42 (4.72%) Power Automate
17 41 (4.61%) PowerApps
18 40 (4.49%) Azure Key Vault
19 33 (3.71%) Snowflake
20 32 (3.60%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.90%) Firewall
2 6 (0.67%) DNS
2 6 (0.67%) HTTP
3 5 (0.56%) FTP
4 4 (0.45%) SSH
5 3 (0.34%) DHCP
5 3 (0.34%) VPN
6 2 (0.22%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (0.11%) DKIM
7 1 (0.11%) Internet
7 1 (0.11%) IPFS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 400 (44.94%) Data Lake
2 324 (36.40%) Power BI
3 295 (33.15%) Data Warehouse
4 221 (24.83%) Azure SQL Database
5 218 (24.49%) SQL Server
6 150 (16.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 134 (15.06%) Big Data
8 88 (9.89%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 76 (8.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 76 (8.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 61 (6.85%) Delta Lake
11 41 (4.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 36 (4.04%) Relational Database
13 35 (3.93%) NoSQL
14 32 (3.60%) Power Query
15 31 (3.48%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
16 30 (3.37%) Tableau
17 25 (2.81%) Metadata
18 24 (2.70%) Hadoop
19 23 (2.58%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 97 (10.90%) Git (software)
2 45 (5.06%) Jenkins
3 42 (4.72%) TeamCity
4 41 (4.61%) Gradle
4 41 (4.61%) Maven
5 36 (4.04%) JIRA
6 23 (2.58%) Visual Studio
7 20 (2.25%) ERwin
8 16 (1.80%) Visual Studio Team System
9 15 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (1.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 13 (1.46%) Subversion
11 11 (1.24%) PowerDesigner
12 9 (1.01%) GitLab
13 8 (0.90%) SonarQube
14 7 (0.79%) Selenium
14 7 (0.79%) Visual Studio Code
15 6 (0.67%) Postman
16 5 (0.56%) ER Studio
17 4 (0.45%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 156 (17.53%) Finance
2 132 (14.83%) Social Skills
3 62 (6.97%) Banking
4 53 (5.96%) Public Sector
5 48 (5.39%) Investment Banking
6 36 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (1.46%) Marketing
7 13 (1.46%) Telecoms
8 12 (1.35%) Presentation Skills
9 11 (1.24%) Manufacturing
10 10 (1.12%) Legal
10 10 (1.12%) Retail
11 9 (1.01%) Electronics
11 9 (1.01%) Organisational Skills
11 9 (1.01%) Publishing
12 8 (0.90%) Influencing Skills
12 8 (0.90%) Law
13 7 (0.79%) Automotive
14 5 (0.56%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.45%) Aviation
Job Titles
1 407 (45.73%) Data Engineer
2 236 (26.52%) Azure Engineer
3 196 (22.02%) Azure Data Engineer
4 165 (18.54%) Developer
5 123 (13.82%) Architect
6 64 (7.19%) Azure Developer
7 61 (6.85%) Data Architect
8 48 (5.39%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 46 (5.17%) Solutions Architect
10 33 (3.71%) Cloud Engineer
10 33 (3.71%) Senior Data Engineer
11 31 (3.48%) Scala Engineer
12 29 (3.26%) Analyst
12 29 (3.26%) Azure Architect
12 29 (3.26%) DevOps Engineer
13 21 (2.36%) Python Engineer
14 20 (2.25%) ETL Developer
14 20 (2.25%) Platform Engineer
15 19 (2.13%) .NET Developer
15 19 (2.13%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (10.45%) .NET
2 73 (8.20%) Kafka
3 45 (5.06%) PySpark
4 41 (4.61%) Spring
5 33 (3.71%) JSON
6 24 (2.70%) REST
6 24 (2.70%) Spark Streaming
7 22 (2.47%) RESTful
8 21 (2.36%) .NET Core
9 18 (2.02%) YAML
10 17 (1.91%) XML
11 13 (1.46%) Web Services
12 12 (1.35%) Pandas
13 11 (1.24%) Middleware
14 10 (1.12%) ADO
14 10 (1.12%) GraphQL
14 10 (1.12%) MDX
14 10 (1.12%) pytest
15 9 (1.01%) SOAP
16 8 (0.90%) React
Miscellaneous
1 34 (3.82%) Data Protection Act
2 31 (3.48%) Data Structures
3 20 (2.25%) Cloud Native
3 20 (2.25%) Linux Command Line
4 19 (2.13%) Algorithms
5 15 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
5 15 (1.69%) Public Cloud
6 14 (1.57%) Legacy Systems
7 13 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (1.12%) Self-Motivation
9 9 (1.01%) IoT
10 7 (0.79%) Reference Data
10 7 (0.79%) Renewable Energy
11 6 (0.67%) Management Information System
11 6 (0.67%) Virtual Team
12 5 (0.56%) Replication
12 5 (0.56%) User Experience
13 4 (0.45%) Cybercrime
13 4 (0.45%) Hybrid Cloud
14 3 (0.34%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 24 (2.70%) Linux
2 14 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (1.35%) Windows
4 11 (1.24%) Unix
5 7 (0.79%) Debian
5 7 (0.79%) Ubuntu
6 4 (0.45%) VMS
7 3 (0.34%) Android
7 3 (0.34%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 353 (39.66%) DevOps
2 345 (38.76%) Business Intelligence
3 320 (35.96%) ETL
4 315 (35.39%) Analytics
5 240 (26.97%) CI/CD
6 205 (23.03%) Agile
7 177 (19.89%) Data Pipeline
8 174 (19.55%) Data Modelling
9 159 (17.87%) Data Engineering
10 98 (11.01%) Migration
11 97 (10.90%) Scrum
12 90 (10.11%) Data Integration
13 75 (8.43%) Data Analytics
14 62 (6.97%) Test Automation
15 61 (6.85%) Data Science
15 61 (6.85%) Log Analytics
16 58 (6.52%) Cybersecurity
16 58 (6.52%) Data Transformation
16 58 (6.52%) Machine Learning
17 56 (6.29%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 512 (57.53%) SQL
2 351 (39.44%) Python
3 129 (14.49%) C#
4 114 (12.81%) Java
5 109 (12.25%) PowerShell
6 86 (9.66%) Scala
7 78 (8.76%) T-SQL
8 43 (4.83%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 36 (4.04%) Bash
10 25 (2.81%) R
11 23 (2.58%) JavaScript
12 10 (1.12%) PL/SQL
12 10 (1.12%) TypeScript
13 8 (0.90%) Shell Script
14 7 (0.79%) Go
14 7 (0.79%) Perl
14 7 (0.79%) PHP
15 5 (0.56%) Bicep
16 4 (0.45%) C++
16 4 (0.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 49 (5.51%) Security Cleared
2 27 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 19 (2.13%) Degree
4 16 (1.80%) PMP
5 15 (1.69%) FFIEC
6 11 (1.24%) BPSS Clearance
6 11 (1.24%) PMI Certification
7 7 (0.79%) TOGAF Certification
8 6 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.45%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (0.45%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.22%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 2 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.22%) CISSP
10 2 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.11%) CISMP
11 1 (0.11%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.11%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (8.54%) Data Quality
2 32 (3.60%) QA
3 15 (1.69%) GLBA
3 15 (1.69%) NIST
3 15 (1.69%) PCI DSS
4 10 (1.12%) GDPR
5 9 (1.01%) Accessibility
6 7 (0.79%) SLA
7 2 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 32 (3.60%) Docker
2 25 (2.81%) Active Directory
3 20 (2.25%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (0.67%) HDFS
5 4 (0.45%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 75 (8.43%) Terraform
2 54 (6.07%) Kubernetes
3 26 (2.92%) Ansible
4 5 (0.56%) Puppet
5 4 (0.45%) Istio
6 3 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.11%) Grafana
8 1 (0.11%) Kubeflow
8 1 (0.11%) Mesos
8 1 (0.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 531 (59.66%) Databricks
2 317 (35.62%) Microsoft
3 50 (5.62%) SAP
4 46 (5.17%) Oracle
5 36 (4.04%) Informatica
6 17 (1.91%) Salesforce.com
7 14 (1.57%) BiZZdesign
8 13 (1.46%) Talend
9 10 (1.12%) MuleSoft
10 8 (0.90%) Cloudera
11 7 (0.79%) Red Hat
12 6 (0.67%) Adobe
12 6 (0.67%) Alteryx
12 6 (0.67%) Google
13 5 (0.56%) JD Edwards
14 4 (0.45%) AppDynamics
14 4 (0.45%) Dell
15 3 (0.34%) Confluent
15 3 (0.34%) IBM
15 3 (0.34%) Sparx