Period
to 1 December 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Power Automate skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Power Automate over the 6 months to 1 December 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 Power Automate (Formerly Microsoft Flow)
UK
6 months to
1 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 384 643 877
Rank change year-on-year +259 +234 +24
Contract jobs citing Power Automate 185 144 20
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.50% 0.18% 0.020%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.53% 0.60% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 93 13
Median daily rate £500 £445 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.36% +11.25% -37.50%
10th Percentile £359 £331 £338
90th Percentile £600 £620 £561
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £406
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.62% -12.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -

Power Automate 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 12,075 24,040 24,805
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.42% 29.64% 24.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,776 16,308 17,211
Median daily rate £495 £495 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.13% +3.23%
10th Percentile £303 £280 £304
90th Percentile £665 £660 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 276 418 333
Median hourly rate £30.25 £21.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.05% +20.00% -12.50%
10th Percentile £13.63 £14.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £60.00 £78.75 £63.59
Median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -3.34%

Power Automate
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Power Automate as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Power Automate in the UK

Power Automate
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Power Automate.

Daily rate trend for Power Automate in the UK

Power Automate
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Power Automate over the 6 months to 1 December 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Power Automate in the UK

Power Automate
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Power Automate.

Hourly rate trend for Power Automate in the UK

Power Automate
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Power Automate over the 6 months to 1 December 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Power Automate in the UK

Power Automate
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 Power Automate within the UK over the 6 months to 1 December 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 +241 112 £450 +0.56% 73
UK excluding London +255 107 £450 +5.88% 73
London +144 53 £465 -7.92% 10
Scotland +103 53 £475 +5.56% 5
Work from Home -99 53 £500 -2.44% 24
North of England +130 23 £500 +17.65% 7
Midlands +85 14 £425 +3.03% 26
South East +143 12 £448 +5.29% 10
North West +80 12 £500 +17.65% 6
East Midlands - 8 £325 - 3
Yorkshire +64 7 £500 +17.30% 1
West Midlands +69 6 £425 +3.03% 23
North East - 5 £400 -
South West +97 4 £475 -41.36% 16
East of England +69 1 £288 -25.67% 4

For the 6 months to 1 December 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Power Automate 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 Power Automate.

1 160 (86.49%) Power Platform
2 126 (68.11%) PowerApps
3 124 (67.03%) Microsoft
4 106 (57.30%) SharePoint
5 105 (56.76%) Azure
6 82 (44.32%) Logic Apps
7 77 (41.62%) Power BI
8 74 (40.00%) C#
9 71 (38.38%) Business Intelligence
10 64 (34.59%) Migration
10 64 (34.59%) Dynamics 365
11 63 (34.05%) JavaScript
12 56 (30.27%) Office 365
13 51 (27.57%) Workflow
14 47 (25.41%) CRM
15 46 (24.86%) Dynamics CRM
16 43 (23.24%) Data Migration
17 40 (21.62%) PowerShell
17 40 (21.62%) Test Automation
18 39 (21.08%) Agile Software Development
19 38 (20.54%) DevOps
20 31 (16.76%) Public Sector
21 28 (15.14%) Digital Transformation Programme
21 28 (15.14%) SQL Server
21 28 (15.14%) Continuous Integration
22 27 (14.59%) Data Quality
22 27 (14.59%) SQL
23 26 (14.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 26 (14.05%) Workflow Development
24 25 (13.51%) Git (software)

Power Automate
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
1 106 (57.30%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.24%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.08%) CMS
3 2 (1.08%) Confluence
3 2 (1.08%) IIS
3 2 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.54%) Apache
4 1 (0.54%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.54%) nginx
4 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (4.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (3.24%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.54%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 46 (24.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.08%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.54%) Aareon QL
3 1 (0.54%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.54%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 160 (86.49%) Power Platform
2 126 (68.11%) PowerApps
3 105 (56.76%) Azure
4 82 (44.32%) Logic Apps
5 64 (34.59%) Dynamics 365
6 56 (30.27%) Office 365
7 22 (11.89%) Azure Functions
7 22 (11.89%) Serverless
8 9 (4.86%) Azure Active Directory
9 8 (4.32%) OneDrive
10 4 (2.16%) SaaS
10 4 (2.16%) Yammer
11 3 (1.62%) Azure Stack
11 3 (1.62%) IaaS
11 3 (1.62%) PaaS
11 3 (1.62%) ShareGate
12 1 (0.54%) AWS
12 1 (0.54%) Azure Data Factory
12 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.54%) Scribe Online
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.32%) Firewall
2 7 (3.78%) Intranet
3 6 (3.24%) VPN
4 5 (2.70%) HTTP
4 5 (2.70%) LAN
4 5 (2.70%) Skype
4 5 (2.70%) WAN
4 5 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.62%) Network Security
6 1 (0.54%) DNS
6 1 (0.54%) Internet
6 1 (0.54%) SSL
6 1 (0.54%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (41.62%) Power BI
2 28 (15.14%) SQL Server
3 26 (14.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (12.97%) Azure SQL Database
5 21 (11.35%) OLTP
6 9 (4.86%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.70%) MySQL
7 5 (2.70%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.16%) MS Access
9 3 (1.62%) Data Lake
10 2 (1.08%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.08%) Big Data
10 2 (1.08%) PowerPivot
10 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2017
10 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.08%) Tableau
11 1 (0.54%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 25 (13.51%) Git (software)
2 21 (11.35%) Visual Studio Team System
3 15 (8.11%) TeamCity
4 14 (7.57%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.08%) JIRA
6 1 (0.54%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.54%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (16.76%) Public Sector
2 19 (10.27%) Finance
3 10 (5.41%) Manufacturing
4 9 (4.86%) Marketing
4 9 (4.86%) Telecoms
5 8 (4.32%) Electronics
6 4 (2.16%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.62%) Advertising
7 3 (1.62%) Law
7 3 (1.62%) Legal
8 2 (1.08%) Local Government
9 1 (0.54%) Automotive
9 1 (0.54%) Back Office
9 1 (0.54%) Banking
9 1 (0.54%) German Language
9 1 (0.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 102 (55.14%) Developer
2 45 (24.32%) Microsoft Developer
3 25 (13.51%) SharePoint Developer
4 20 (10.81%) Consultant
5 19 (10.27%) Azure Engineer
6 18 (9.73%) CRM Developer
7 16 (8.65%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 16 (8.65%) Platform Engineer
8 13 (7.03%) Applications Developer
9 12 (6.49%) Architect
10 11 (5.95%) SharePoint Consultant
11 8 (4.32%) Analyst
12 7 (3.78%) C# Developer
13 6 (3.24%) Business Intelligence Consultant
13 6 (3.24%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 6 (3.24%) DevOps Engineer
13 6 (3.24%) JavaScript Developer
13 6 (3.24%) Office 365 Developer
13 6 (3.24%) Power BI Consultant
13 6 (3.24%) Power BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (9.73%) .NET
2 14 (7.57%) JSON
3 13 (7.03%) Web Services
4 10 (5.41%) HTML
5 9 (4.86%) Microsoft Graph
5 9 (4.86%) REST
6 7 (3.78%) Middleware
6 7 (3.78%) XML
7 6 (3.24%) .NET Core
7 6 (3.24%) CSS
8 4 (2.16%) ASP.NET
8 4 (2.16%) jQuery
9 3 (1.62%) HTML5 Canvas
9 3 (1.62%) Node.js
9 3 (1.62%) RESTful
10 2 (1.08%) AngularJS
10 2 (1.08%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (1.08%) HTML5
10 2 (1.08%) WCF
11 1 (0.54%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.11%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (4.86%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.24%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (2.70%) User Experience
5 4 (2.16%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.62%) NHS
6 3 (1.62%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.08%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.54%) Acoustics
8 1 (0.54%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.54%) iPhone
8 1 (0.54%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.54%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.95%) Windows
2 6 (3.24%) Windows Server
3 4 (2.16%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.08%) Android
5 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.54%) Linux
5 1 (0.54%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.54%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (38.38%) Business Intelligence
2 64 (34.59%) Migration
3 51 (27.57%) Workflow
4 47 (25.41%) CRM
5 43 (23.24%) Data Migration
6 40 (21.62%) Test Automation
7 39 (21.08%) Agile Software Development
8 38 (20.54%) DevOps
9 28 (15.14%) Continuous Integration
9 28 (15.14%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 26 (14.05%) Workflow Development
11 22 (11.89%) TDD
12 21 (11.35%) Continuous Delivery
13 20 (10.81%) BDD
14 19 (10.27%) Data Ingestion
14 19 (10.27%) Deployment Automation
15 15 (8.11%) Data Modelling
16 14 (7.57%) Service Design
17 11 (5.95%) Document Management
17 11 (5.95%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 74 (40.00%) C#
2 63 (34.05%) JavaScript
3 40 (21.62%) PowerShell
4 27 (14.59%) SQL
5 7 (3.78%) VB
6 5 (2.70%) Java
6 5 (2.70%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.16%) DataFlex
8 3 (1.62%) C
8 3 (1.62%) COBOL
9 2 (1.08%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 2 (1.08%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.54%) Python
10 1 (0.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (11.35%) Security Cleared
2 19 (10.27%) SC Cleared
3 12 (6.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (3.78%) MCSE
5 5 (2.70%) MCSA
6 4 (2.16%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (2.16%) MCP
7 3 (1.62%) BC Cleared
7 3 (1.62%) CISSP
7 3 (1.62%) Degree
7 3 (1.62%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (14.59%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.62%) SLA
3 2 (1.08%) QA
4 1 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.54%) NIST
4 1 (0.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (6.49%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (9.73%) Terraform
2 7 (3.78%) SCCM
3 3 (1.62%) EMC VPLEX
4 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 124 (67.03%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.65%) Nintex
3 13 (7.03%) SAP
4 5 (2.70%) Citrix
4 5 (2.70%) Dell
4 5 (2.70%) EMC
4 5 (2.70%) HP
4 5 (2.70%) Oracle
4 5 (2.70%) Palo Alto
4 5 (2.70%) SolarWinds
4 5 (2.70%) VMware
5 2 (1.08%) iManage
6 1 (0.54%) Aareon
6 1 (0.54%) ABBYY
6 1 (0.54%) Capita
6 1 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.54%) ServiceNow