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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
South West / Bristol
Rank 36 58 61
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 33 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 4.33% 1.91% 0.82%
As % of the Cloud Services category 39.76% 28.30% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 7
Median daily rate £488 £340 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.38% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £319 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £408 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £415 £375
% change year-on-year
- +10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £35.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-57.14% +34.61%

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
83 53 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 10.89% 6.73% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 50 25
Median daily rate £488 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £315 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £405 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £41.50 £18.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+124.32% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.63 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-31.70% +13.88%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing Microsoft Azure as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 January 2017.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Microsoft Azure
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Microsoft Azure Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 36 (54.55%) .NET
2 34 (51.52%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (50.00%) C#
3 33 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 31 (46.97%) JavaScript
5 29 (43.94%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (42.42%) ASP.NET
6 28 (42.42%) MVC
7 27 (40.91%) SQL Server
8 25 (37.88%) E-Commerce
8 25 (37.88%) TDD
8 25 (37.88%) ASP.NET Web API
9 23 (34.85%) HTML
10 22 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 21 (31.82%) CSS
11 21 (31.82%) Microsoft
11 21 (31.82%) High Availability
12 17 (25.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 13 (19.70%) Mobile App
13 13 (19.70%) Scrum
13 13 (19.70%) MySQL
14 12 (18.18%) Windows
14 12 (18.18%) TeamCity
14 12 (18.18%) Octopus Deploy
14 12 (18.18%) DevOps
14 12 (18.18%) Node.js
14 12 (18.18%) BDD
15 11 (16.67%) NoSQL
16 10 (15.15%) Amazon EC2
16 10 (15.15%) SQL

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 9 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 8 (12.12%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (6.06%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.52%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.52%) CMS
4 1 (1.52%) IIS
4 1 (1.52%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.52%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.52%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 34 (51.52%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (15.15%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (13.64%) Office 365
4 8 (12.12%) GitHub
5 7 (10.61%) Amazon S3
6 4 (6.06%) IaaS
6 4 (6.06%) TestFlight
7 2 (3.03%) PaaS
7 2 (3.03%) SaaS
8 1 (1.52%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.09%) DNS
1 6 (9.09%) LAN
1 6 (9.09%) WAN
2 3 (4.55%) DHCP
2 3 (4.55%) Firewall
2 3 (4.55%) VPN
3 1 (1.52%) AMQP
3 1 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.52%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.52%) FWSM
3 1 (1.52%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 17 (25.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 13 (19.70%) MySQL
4 11 (16.67%) NoSQL
5 9 (13.64%) Big Data
5 9 (13.64%) Hadoop
5 9 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (12.12%) Azure SQL Database
7 6 (9.09%) MongoDB
8 5 (7.58%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (6.06%) CouchDB
9 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (6.06%) SQLite
10 3 (4.55%) Relational Database
11 1 (1.52%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 12 (18.18%) Octopus Deploy
1 12 (18.18%) TeamCity
2 8 (12.12%) Visual Studio
3 5 (7.58%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.52%) Axure RP
4 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.52%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.52%) NCrunch
4 1 (1.52%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (4.55%) Finance
1 3 (4.55%) Marketing
2 1 (1.52%) Advertising
2 1 (1.52%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.52%) Banking
2 1 (1.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 39 (59.09%) Developer
2 20 (30.30%) Senior Developer
3 19 (28.79%) .NET Developer
4 12 (18.18%) Azure Developer
5 11 (16.67%) AWS Developer
5 11 (16.67%) C# Developer
6 10 (15.15%) ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (15.15%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (15.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (15.15%) Senior .NET Developer
6 10 (15.15%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (15.15%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 10 (15.15%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (15.15%) Senior C# Developer
7 7 (10.61%) Big Data Developer
7 7 (10.61%) Senior Big Data Developer
8 6 (9.09%) Consultant
9 4 (6.06%) Architect
9 4 (6.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (54.55%) .NET
2 33 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 28 (42.42%) ASP.NET
4 25 (37.88%) ASP.NET Web API
5 23 (34.85%) HTML
6 22 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 21 (31.82%) CSS
8 12 (18.18%) Node.js
9 9 (13.64%) RabbitMQ
10 8 (12.12%) Ember.js
10 8 (12.12%) React
11 7 (10.61%) Web Services
12 5 (7.58%) WCF
13 4 (6.06%) Cocoa
13 4 (6.06%) Cocoa Touch
13 4 (6.06%) jQuery
13 4 (6.06%) REST
13 4 (6.06%) SOAP
14 3 (4.55%) .NET Framework
15 2 (3.03%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.70%) Mobile App
2 10 (15.15%) User Experience
3 8 (12.12%) Blog
3 8 (12.12%) Public Cloud
4 7 (10.61%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.52%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.52%) Fintech
5 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.52%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.18%) Windows
2 9 (13.64%) Apple iOS
3 5 (7.58%) Android
3 5 (7.58%) Linux
4 4 (6.06%) Windows 10
4 4 (6.06%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.55%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.52%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.52%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (43.94%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (42.42%) MVC
3 25 (37.88%) E-Commerce
3 25 (37.88%) TDD
4 21 (31.82%) High Availability
5 13 (19.70%) Scrum
6 12 (18.18%) BDD
6 12 (18.18%) DevOps
7 9 (13.64%) iOS Development
7 9 (13.64%) Responsive Web Design
7 9 (13.64%) Web Design
8 8 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (12.12%) CQRS
8 8 (12.12%) Kanban
8 8 (12.12%) Microservices
8 8 (12.12%) Unit Testing
9 7 (10.61%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (7.58%) Android Development
10 5 (7.58%) OOP
10 5 (7.58%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 33 (50.00%) C#
2 31 (46.97%) JavaScript
3 10 (15.15%) SQL
4 8 (12.12%) Ruby
4 8 (12.12%) Scala
5 4 (6.06%) Apple Swift
5 4 (6.06%) Objective-C
6 2 (3.03%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.03%) Python
7 1 (1.52%) C
7 1 (1.52%) C++
7 1 (1.52%) ES6
7 1 (1.52%) Perl
7 1 (1.52%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.52%) XAML
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.12%) QA
System Software
1 7 (10.61%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.55%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 8 (12.12%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (7.58%) SCCM
3 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.52%) SELinux
4 1 (1.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.15%) Xamarin
3 4 (6.06%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.52%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.52%) Cisco
4 1 (1.52%) F5
4 1 (1.52%) SolarWinds
4 1 (1.52%) Splunk