The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 62 66 47
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -19
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 14 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.55% 0.38% 0.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.29% 8.33% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 1
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£331 £310 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.85% -34.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year
+122.85% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Cloud Services Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
69 36 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 7.63% 4.55% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 24 10
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £310 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+30.30% -48.43%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Bristol region.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Azure.

1 15 (83.33%) .NET
2 11 (61.11%) MVC
3 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 10 (55.56%) C#
3 10 (55.56%) ASP.NET
4 8 (44.44%) Web Services
4 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (33.33%) jQuery
5 6 (33.33%) Umbraco
5 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 5 (27.78%) .NET Framework
6 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
6 5 (27.78%) Apple iOS
6 5 (27.78%) Entity Framework
6 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (22.22%) Sass
7 4 (22.22%) TDD
7 4 (22.22%) Content Management
8 3 (16.67%) Scrum
8 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
8 3 (16.67%) iOS Development
8 3 (16.67%) User Experience
8 3 (16.67%) Apple Swift
8 3 (16.67%) Razor View Engine
8 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
8 3 (16.67%) MongoDB
8 3 (16.67%) API Integration

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Azure. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (33.33%) Umbraco
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.11%) CMS
2 2 (11.11%) Node.js
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.11%) Office 365
3 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) VoIP
1 1 (5.56%) SAN
1 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 2 (11.11%) RavenDB
4 1 (5.56%) MySQL
4 1 (5.56%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (5.56%) SQLite
4 1 (5.56%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) .NET Developer
3 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) iOS Developer
5 2 (11.11%) AWS Developer
5 2 (11.11%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Senior .NET Web Developer
6 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior SharePoint Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (83.33%) .NET
2 10 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 8 (44.44%) Web Services
3 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (33.33%) jQuery
5 5 (27.78%) Entity Framework
5 5 (27.78%) .NET Framework
6 4 (22.22%) Sass
7 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
7 3 (16.67%) Razor View Engine
8 2 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (11.11%) RESTful
8 2 (11.11%) HTML
8 2 (11.11%) CSS
9 1 (5.56%) SOAP
9 1 (5.56%) Lucene
9 1 (5.56%) HTML5
9 1 (5.56%) REST
9 1 (5.56%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) User Experience
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Apple iOS
2 2 (11.11%) Android
3 1 (5.56%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) MVC
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) TDD
3 4 (22.22%) Content Management
4 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 3 (16.67%) iOS Development
4 3 (16.67%) Scrum
4 3 (16.67%) API Integration
5 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (11.11%) B2B
6 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.56%) SOA
6 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.56%) Web Development
6 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.56%) Progressive Enhancement
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) C#
2 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 3 (16.67%) Apple Swift
4 2 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (5.56%) Objective-C
5 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) MCSE
1 1 (5.56%) MCSA
1 1 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (5.56%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
1 1 (5.56%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (11.11%) Xamarin
3 1 (5.56%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) Dell