The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 71 44 61
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +17
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 11 33 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.96% 3.38% 0.26%
As % of the Cloud Services category 18.64% 60.00% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 22 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £359 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 - -
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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 Leeds region.

Cloud Services Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
59 55 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 5.18% 5.64% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 39 3
Average daily rate £400 £325 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -17.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £463 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £13.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+63.46% -30.66%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Microsoft Azure
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) MVC
2 10 (83.33%) TDD
3 9 (75.00%) .NET Framework
3 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (75.00%) Windows
4 8 (66.67%) Scrum
4 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (25.00%) C#
6 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 1 (8.33%) jQuery
7 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (8.33%) WCF
7 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (8.33%) Project Management
7 1 (8.33%) Finance
7 1 (8.33%) CSS
7 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
7 1 (8.33%) HTML
7 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
7 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (91.67%) .NET Developer
3 8 (66.67%) Agile .NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (75.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (8.33%) CSS
5 1 (8.33%) WCF
5 1 (8.33%) jQuery
5 1 (8.33%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) MVC
1 10 (83.33%) TDD
2 8 (66.67%) Scrum
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (25.00%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
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