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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 43 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.30% - 0.56%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.33% - 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £386
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 - -
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
12 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 3.58% 4.81% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 2
Average daily rate £250 £300 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -18.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £235 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £310 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £18.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.23 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+4.49% -13.87%

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
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Clevedon - - - -
Microsoft Azure
South West

Microsoft Azure
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) MFC
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) OpenGL
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C++ Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) MFC
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (50.00%) WinForms
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) WPF
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft