The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 17 47 43
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 74 28 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 11.67% 3.86% 2.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 36.10% 26.17% 30.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 25 7
Median daily rate £450 £400 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +77.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £220 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £486 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £410
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -8.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £39.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-54.48% +122.85%
Microsoft Azure
South East

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

Cloud Services Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
205 107 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 32.33% 14.76% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 94 27
Median daily rate £450 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +16.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £325 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £504 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £22.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-21.11% +30.43%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Microsoft Azure
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Oxfordshire region.

Microsoft Azure Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Microsoft Azure
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 August 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
Oxford +16 44 £425 -4.22% 3
Kidlington -1 7 £475 +5.55% 2
Microsoft Azure
South East

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 71 (77.17%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (72.83%) Java
3 62 (67.39%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (59.78%) SQL
5 53 (57.61%) Jenkins
6 52 (56.52%) Scrum
6 52 (56.52%) JUnit
6 52 (56.52%) Maven
6 52 (56.52%) Kanban
7 46 (50.00%) Spring
7 46 (50.00%) JSON
7 46 (50.00%) J2EE
7 46 (50.00%) JavaScript
7 46 (50.00%) AngularJS
8 45 (48.91%) RESTful
9 42 (45.65%) JMS
10 40 (43.48%) GitHub
10 40 (43.48%) MongoDB
11 39 (42.39%) Elasticsearch
12 38 (41.30%) Cloud Computing
12 38 (41.30%) Cucumber
13 37 (40.22%) Mockito
14 36 (39.13%) Couchbase
14 36 (39.13%) Spock
14 36 (39.13%) Tomcat
15 21 (22.83%) Publishing
16 17 (18.48%) Multithreading
17 16 (17.39%) Web Services
18 15 (16.30%) Continuous Integration
19 14 (15.22%) Performance Testing

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 39 (42.39%) Elasticsearch
2 36 (39.13%) Tomcat
3 14 (15.22%) Confluence
4 6 (6.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 71 (77.17%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (43.48%) GitHub
3 38 (41.30%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (8.70%) Office 365
5 7 (7.61%) PaaS
6 5 (5.43%) IaaS
7 3 (3.26%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.09%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.61%) DNS
2 6 (6.52%) DHCP
2 6 (6.52%) Kerberos
2 6 (6.52%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (43.48%) MongoDB
2 36 (39.13%) Couchbase
3 7 (7.61%) SQL Server
4 5 (5.43%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.17%) DocumentDB
5 2 (2.17%) OLTP
6 1 (1.09%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.09%) Power BI
6 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 53 (57.61%) Jenkins
2 52 (56.52%) JUnit
2 52 (56.52%) Maven
3 38 (41.30%) Cucumber
4 37 (40.22%) Mockito
5 36 (39.13%) Spock
6 14 (15.22%) JIRA
6 14 (15.22%) SoapUI
6 14 (15.22%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (2.17%) Selenium
8 1 (1.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (22.83%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 55 (59.78%) Developer
2 46 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 14 (15.22%) Analyst
4 13 (14.13%) Test Analyst
5 11 (11.96%) AWS Developer
6 10 (10.87%) Azure Developer
7 7 (7.61%) Agile Developer
7 7 (7.61%) Agile Java Developer
7 7 (7.61%) MongoDB Developer
8 6 (6.52%) Agile Test Analyst
8 6 (6.52%) Azure Engineer
8 6 (6.52%) Core Java Developer
9 5 (5.43%) Architect
9 5 (5.43%) Automation Test Analyst
9 5 (5.43%) Cloud Developer
9 5 (5.43%) Designer
9 5 (5.43%) Solutions Designer
9 5 (5.43%) SQL Analyst
10 4 (4.35%) J2EE Developer
10 4 (4.35%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 46 (50.00%) J2EE
1 46 (50.00%) JSON
1 46 (50.00%) Spring
2 45 (48.91%) RESTful
3 42 (45.65%) JMS
4 16 (17.39%) Web Services
5 14 (15.22%) SOAP
6 6 (6.52%) .NET
7 3 (3.26%) ASP.NET
8 2 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (1.09%) CSS
9 1 (1.09%) HTML
9 1 (1.09%) Kendo UI
9 1 (1.09%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.52%) BYOD
3 5 (5.43%) PKI
4 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.17%) Semantic Web
4 2 (2.17%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.17%) W3C
5 1 (1.09%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.09%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.70%) Windows
1 8 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (7.61%) Windows Server
3 6 (6.52%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (67.39%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (56.52%) Kanban
2 52 (56.52%) Scrum
3 17 (18.48%) Multithreading
4 15 (16.30%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (15.22%) API Testing
5 14 (15.22%) Change Management
5 14 (15.22%) Performance Testing
5 14 (15.22%) Process Improvement
5 14 (15.22%) Root Cause Analysis
5 14 (15.22%) Test Planning
5 14 (15.22%) Time Management
6 12 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (13.04%) Project Management
7 11 (11.96%) Product Management
8 10 (10.87%) Data Validation
8 10 (10.87%) Defect Tracking
8 10 (10.87%) IT Audit
8 10 (10.87%) Validation
9 5 (5.43%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (72.83%) Java
2 55 (59.78%) SQL
3 46 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (9.78%) PowerShell
5 8 (8.70%) C#
6 3 (3.26%) C++
6 3 (3.26%) Scala
7 2 (2.17%) Python
8 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (10.87%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (15.22%) QA
System Software
1 10 (10.87%) Hyper-V
2 8 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.70%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (4.35%) Docker
3 4 (4.35%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (7.61%) SCCM
2 6 (6.52%) SCOM
3 3 (3.26%) Kubernetes
4 2 (2.17%) Terraform
5 1 (1.09%) Packer
5 1 (1.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (15.22%) Microsoft
1 14 (15.22%) Talend
2 3 (3.26%) Google
3 2 (2.17%) VMware
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle
4 1 (1.09%) SAP
4 1 (1.09%) Telerik
4 1 (1.09%) Xamarin
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