The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 41 - 37
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.27% - 1.43%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.76% - 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Median daily rate £300 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £378
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
Microsoft Azure
East Midlands

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

Cloud Services Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
21 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 5.66% 2.93% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 9
Median daily rate £450 £282 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.43% -29.43%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +85.18%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Microsoft Azure
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) CMS
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) WCF
2 2 (40.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) Office 365
2 2 (40.00%) SOLID
3 1 (20.00%) Software Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) IT Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) Silverlight
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 (40.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) .NET Architect
1 2 (40.00%) .NET Technical Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Asset Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Silverlight
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) SOLID
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) IT Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
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