The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 39 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.63% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £383 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 -
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -
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 Somerset region.

Cloud Services Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
8 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.54% 3.30% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 9
Average daily rate £383 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £205 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £393 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £19.00 £16.86
% change year-on-year
+2.60% +12.67%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) Selenium
3 2 (50.00%) Release Management
3 2 (50.00%) IaaS
3 2 (50.00%) SSDT
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) GIS
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) ETL
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 (25.00%) Apache Solr
1 1 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) IaaS
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SSDT
3 1 (25.00%) Big Data
3 1 (25.00%) GIS
3 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (25.00%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Analyst Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Angular Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Web Analyst Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Camel
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) PostGIS
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) Release Management
3 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Data Management
4 1 (25.00%) ETL
4 1 (25.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Kanban
4 1 (25.00%) Open Source
4 1 (25.00%) Refactoring
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft