The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
South West / Devon
Rank 24 38 33
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 9 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 4.15% 2.63% 1.38%
As % of the Cloud Services category 75.00% 29.17% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 4
Median daily rate £350 £263 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £190 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £326 £343
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £402 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.67% +7.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Devon region.

Cloud Services Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
12 24 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 5.53% 9.02% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 21 4
Median daily rate £370 £350 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £190 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £440 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £412
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -0.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £10.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-38.18% +22.22%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Devon 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 Devon

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Devon

Microsoft Azure
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the Devon region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -4 3 £319 +13.33% 3
Plymouth - 3 £335 - 2
Microsoft Azure
South West

Microsoft Azure
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 18 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 Devon region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) C#
3 5 (50.00%) Internet
3 5 (50.00%) ISO 9001
3 5 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 5 (50.00%) Internet of Things
3 5 (50.00%) ISO 14001
4 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) Middleware
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) .NET
5 1 (10.00%) Web Services
5 1 (10.00%) ETL
5 1 (10.00%) System Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
5 1 (10.00%) SDLC

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Devon 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 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) MongoDB
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Cloud Developer
3 3 (30.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Lead C# Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Lead Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Business Test Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) IoT Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Azure Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Deployment Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
5 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Internet of Things
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) ETL
3 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) SDLC
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) System Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) ISO 14001
1 5 (50.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft