The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 1 June 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
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 140 170 189
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +19
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 57 31 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.05% 0.53% 0.34%
As % of the Cloud Services category 17.87% 14.62% 16.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 28 21
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £334 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £458 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £378 £388
% change year-on-year
-0.66% -2.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 -
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -
Microsoft Azure
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Cloud Services Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
319 212 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.87% 3.61% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 167 104
Average daily rate £450 £421 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.82% +5.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £28.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.01 - £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.70 - £49.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £13.50 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+85.18% -50.45%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 June 2015.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 64 (56.64%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (46.90%) .NET
3 52 (46.02%) C#
4 51 (45.13%) TDD
5 44 (38.94%) Microsoft
5 44 (38.94%) MVC
6 40 (35.40%) ASP.NET
7 39 (34.51%) Amazon AWS
8 35 (30.97%) Scrum
9 33 (29.20%) SQL Server
10 31 (27.43%) ASP.NET MVC
11 30 (26.55%) BDD
11 30 (26.55%) HTML
12 29 (25.66%) JavaScript
13 25 (22.12%) CSS
14 23 (20.35%) Windows
14 23 (20.35%) E-Commerce
14 23 (20.35%) Pair Programming
15 22 (19.47%) Continuous Integration
16 21 (18.58%) HTML5
16 21 (18.58%) RESTful
16 21 (18.58%) .NET Framework
16 21 (18.58%) ASP.NET Web API
17 20 (17.70%) Active Directory
18 19 (16.81%) CMS
18 19 (16.81%) WCF
18 19 (16.81%) LINQ
18 19 (16.81%) Unit Testing
18 19 (16.81%) Entity Framework
18 19 (16.81%) AngularJS

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 19 (16.81%) CMS
2 18 (15.93%) Umbraco
2 18 (15.93%) Sitecore CMS
3 17 (15.04%) Kentico
4 12 (10.62%) SharePoint
5 7 (6.19%) Node.js
5 7 (6.19%) IIS
6 5 (4.42%) Lync
6 5 (4.42%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (3.54%) MS Exchange
7 4 (3.54%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (2.65%) Office Communications Server
8 3 (2.65%) JBoss
8 3 (2.65%) WebLogic
8 3 (2.65%) Apache
9 2 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.77%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.77%) Jetty
Applications
1 7 (6.19%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.65%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.77%) MS Office
3 2 (1.77%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.77%) HipChat
4 1 (0.88%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.88%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 39 (34.51%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (12.39%) Office 365
3 12 (10.62%) PaaS
4 6 (5.31%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (3.54%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (3.54%) IaaS
6 1 (0.88%) Yammer
6 1 (0.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.88%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.88%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (0.88%) Heroku
6 1 (0.88%) SaaS
6 1 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.88%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.50%) TCP/IP
2 12 (10.62%) HTTP
3 10 (8.85%) SSL
4 9 (7.96%) LDAP
5 7 (6.19%) Firewall
6 6 (5.31%) DNS
6 6 (5.31%) VLAN
7 5 (4.42%) VPN
8 3 (2.65%) Wireshark
8 3 (2.65%) SAN
8 3 (2.65%) Internet
9 2 (1.77%) LAN
9 2 (1.77%) PBX
9 2 (1.77%) WAN
9 2 (1.77%) NAS
10 1 (0.88%) NX-OS
10 1 (0.88%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (0.88%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.88%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.88%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (29.20%) SQL Server
2 15 (13.27%) MongoDB
3 13 (11.50%) MySQL
4 10 (8.85%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (4.42%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.65%) CouchDB
7 2 (1.77%) SQLite
7 2 (1.77%) Triplestore
7 2 (1.77%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.77%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.88%) Big Data
8 1 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.88%) RavenDB
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.88%) Spotfire
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (15.93%) Git (software)
2 13 (11.50%) Subversion
3 10 (8.85%) Mercurial
4 6 (5.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (5.31%) Mocha
4 6 (5.31%) webpack
4 6 (5.31%) Bower
4 6 (5.31%) Jenkins
4 6 (5.31%) Grunt
4 6 (5.31%) QUnit
4 6 (5.31%) Jasmine
5 5 (4.42%) JIRA
6 2 (1.77%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (1.77%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.88%) Psake
7 1 (0.88%) Hudson
7 1 (0.88%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.88%) MSTest
7 1 (0.88%) Moq
7 1 (0.88%) Axure RP
General
1 6 (5.31%) Finance
2 4 (3.54%) Retail
3 1 (0.88%) Games
3 1 (0.88%) Law
3 1 (0.88%) Advertising
3 1 (0.88%) Publishing
3 1 (0.88%) Back Office
3 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 56 (49.56%) Developer
2 32 (28.32%) .NET Developer
3 18 (15.93%) Senior Developer
4 14 (12.39%) Architect
5 12 (10.62%) Senior .NET Developer
6 11 (9.73%) C# Developer
7 10 (8.85%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (7.96%) DevOps Engineer
8 9 (7.96%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (7.08%) Senior C# Developer
10 5 (4.42%) Umbraco Developer
10 5 (4.42%) Lead Developer
10 5 (4.42%) Web Developer
10 5 (4.42%) Consultant
11 4 (3.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (3.54%) SharePoint Developer
11 4 (3.54%) CRM Developer
11 4 (3.54%) Dynamics CRM Developer
12 3 (2.65%) Sitecore Developer
12 3 (2.65%) Mobility Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (46.90%) .NET
2 40 (35.40%) ASP.NET
3 31 (27.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 30 (26.55%) HTML
5 25 (22.12%) CSS
6 21 (18.58%) HTML5
6 21 (18.58%) RESTful
6 21 (18.58%) .NET Framework
6 21 (18.58%) ASP.NET Web API
7 19 (16.81%) WCF
7 19 (16.81%) LINQ
7 19 (16.81%) Entity Framework
7 19 (16.81%) AngularJS
8 18 (15.93%) CSS3
8 18 (15.93%) Razor View Engine
8 18 (15.93%) Web Services
9 17 (15.04%) jQuery
10 8 (7.08%) Backbone.js
11 7 (6.19%) Ember.js
11 7 (6.19%) React
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.27%) Mobile App
2 12 (10.62%) User Experience
3 8 (7.08%) PKI
4 6 (5.31%) Social Media
5 5 (4.42%) Clustering
6 4 (3.54%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.65%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (2.65%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.65%) iPhone
7 3 (2.65%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.77%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.88%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 23 (20.35%) Windows
2 10 (8.85%) Linux
3 9 (7.96%) Apple iOS
4 7 (6.19%) Android
5 4 (3.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.65%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (2.65%) UNIX
7 2 (1.77%) Debian
7 2 (1.77%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (56.64%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (45.13%) TDD
3 44 (38.94%) MVC
4 35 (30.97%) Scrum
5 30 (26.55%) BDD
6 23 (20.35%) E-Commerce
6 23 (20.35%) Pair Programming
7 22 (19.47%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (16.81%) Unit Testing
9 17 (15.04%) Mentoring
10 16 (14.16%) DevOps
11 15 (13.27%) OO
12 13 (11.50%) Responsive Web Design
13 12 (10.62%) Configuration Management
14 10 (8.85%) Open Source
15 7 (6.19%) Continuous Delivery
16 6 (5.31%) Identity Management
16 6 (5.31%) Dependency Management
17 5 (4.42%) Web Development
17 5 (4.42%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 52 (46.02%) C#
2 29 (25.66%) JavaScript
3 16 (14.16%) SQL
4 14 (12.39%) Java
5 11 (9.73%) PowerShell
5 11 (9.73%) Ruby
6 10 (8.85%) Python
7 9 (7.96%) Scala
8 7 (6.19%) Go
9 3 (2.65%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.77%) SPARQL
10 2 (1.77%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.77%) Apple Swift
10 2 (1.77%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.88%) C++
11 1 (0.88%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (6.19%) SC Cleared
1 7 (6.19%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.77%) MCSE
3 2 (1.77%) MCP
3 2 (1.77%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (1.77%) CCEA
3 2 (1.77%) CCEE
4 1 (0.88%) MCITP
4 1 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.88%) MCSA
4 1 (0.88%) CCNP
4 1 (0.88%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.77%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (17.70%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.31%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.54%) vSphere
4 3 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.77%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.77%) XenApp
6 1 (0.88%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (12.39%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (9.73%) Puppet
3 9 (7.96%) Salt
3 9 (7.96%) Ansible
4 2 (1.77%) SCOM
4 2 (1.77%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.77%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.88%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.88%) SCCM
5 1 (0.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 44 (38.94%) Microsoft
2 18 (15.93%) EPiServer
2 18 (15.93%) Sitecore
3 9 (7.96%) VMware
4 3 (2.65%) Rackspace
4 3 (2.65%) Citrix
4 3 (2.65%) NetApp
4 3 (2.65%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.65%) Oracle
4 3 (2.65%) Cisco
4 3 (2.65%) HP
5 2 (1.77%) IBM
5 2 (1.77%) EMC
5 2 (1.77%) AppSense
5 2 (1.77%) Akamai
6 1 (0.88%) New Relic
6 1 (0.88%) F5
6 1 (0.88%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.88%) Riverbed
6 1 (0.88%) SolarWinds
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