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 26 July 2016 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 31 43 28
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -15
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 3 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 1.38% 0.67% 3.67%
As % of the Cloud Services category 42.86% 13.33% 64.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 9
Median daily rate £380 £243 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.70% -35.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+21.71% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +122.85%
Microsoft Azure
South West

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
7 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 3.21% 5.00% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 12
Median daily rate £400 £305 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% -23.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £175 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £350 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £32.50 - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £22.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-29.54% +29.41%

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 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +5 1 - -
Microsoft Azure
South West

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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 (63.64%) C#
1 7 (63.64%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) MVC
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 3 (27.27%) Web Services
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (18.18%) HTML5
4 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
4 2 (18.18%) User Experience
4 2 (18.18%) Microservices
4 2 (18.18%) CRM
4 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
4 2 (18.18%) C++
4 2 (18.18%) Delphi
4 2 (18.18%) HTML
4 2 (18.18%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 2 (18.18%) PHP
4 2 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (18.18%) Android
4 2 (18.18%) VB
4 2 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (9.09%) SQL

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 2 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) .NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Project Manager
4 2 (18.18%) Applications Manager
4 2 (18.18%) Applications Project Manager
4 2 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Azure Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Head of IT
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (27.27%) Web Services
3 2 (18.18%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Android
1 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) MVC
2 2 (18.18%) CRM
2 2 (18.18%) Microservices
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) C++
2 2 (18.18%) Delphi
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) PHP
2 2 (18.18%) VB
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft