The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 31 49 39
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -10
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 10 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.68% 0.45% 0.36%
As % of the Cloud Services category 41.67% 28.57% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 0
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£356 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.06% -
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 £28.00 - -
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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 Swindon region.

Cloud Services Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
24 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 6.43% 1.57% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 0
Average daily rate £388 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £13.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+92.30% -16.12%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 21 (100.00%) C#
1 21 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
3 15 (71.43%) ASP.NET
4 14 (66.67%) E-Commerce
4 14 (66.67%) Retail
5 13 (61.90%) JavaScript
6 12 (57.14%) SQL
7 8 (38.10%) MVC
7 8 (38.10%) Oracle
8 7 (33.33%) HTML
8 7 (33.33%) CSS
8 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (33.33%) TDD
8 7 (33.33%) Ajax
9 6 (28.57%) .NET Framework
9 6 (28.57%) WCF
9 6 (28.57%) LINQ
9 6 (28.57%) jQuery
9 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (28.57%) Waterfall
9 6 (28.57%) BDD
9 6 (28.57%) Entity Framework
9 6 (28.57%) LINQ to SQL
9 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 6 (28.57%) MSMQ
9 6 (28.57%) OOD
9 6 (28.57%) SOAP
9 6 (28.57%) OO

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) TeamCity
1 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
1 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.76%) Ant
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.76%) Maven
2 1 (4.76%) MSBuild
General
1 14 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Developer
1 10 (47.62%) .NET Developer
2 5 (23.81%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (19.05%) .NET Web Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Web Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.76%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (71.43%) ASP.NET
3 7 (33.33%) CSS
3 7 (33.33%) HTML
3 7 (33.33%) Ajax
4 6 (28.57%) .NET Framework
4 6 (28.57%) WCF
4 6 (28.57%) LINQ
4 6 (28.57%) jQuery
4 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (28.57%) Entity Framework
4 6 (28.57%) LINQ to SQL
4 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 6 (28.57%) MSMQ
4 6 (28.57%) SOAP
5 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 8 (38.10%) MVC
3 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (33.33%) TDD
4 6 (28.57%) OOD
4 6 (28.57%) OO
4 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 6 (28.57%) BDD
4 6 (28.57%) DevOps
5 5 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (14.29%) SOA
7 1 (4.76%) Release Management
7 1 (4.76%) Performance Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Analytics
7 1 (4.76%) Manual Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (4.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) C#
2 13 (61.90%) JavaScript
3 12 (57.14%) SQL
4 6 (28.57%) Java
5 3 (14.29%) C++
6 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Puppet
1 3 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 8 (38.10%) Oracle