The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 92 71 95
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +24
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 11 26 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.65% 1.71% 0.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 21.15% 39.39% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 0
Average daily rate
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£406 £359 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.02% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £406 £400
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 - -
Microsoft Azure
Yorkshire

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

Cloud Services Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
52 66 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.08% 4.34% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 48 1
Average daily rate £400 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -29.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £394
% change year-on-year
- +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.23 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+30.62% -9.34%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Microsoft Azure
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
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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
Leeds -24 11 £406 +11.16% 2
Wakefield - - - -
Microsoft Azure
Yorkshire

Microsoft Azure
Top 28 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) MVC
2 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 9 (75.00%) TDD
3 9 (75.00%) .NET Framework
3 9 (75.00%) Windows
4 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (66.67%) Scrum
5 3 (25.00%) C#
6 2 (16.67%) HTML
6 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 2 (16.67%) CSS
6 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
6 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (16.67%) jQuery
7 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (8.33%) WCF
7 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (8.33%) Document Management
7 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 1 (8.33%) Intranet
7 1 (8.33%) Project Management
7 1 (8.33%) Finance
7 1 (8.33%) Migration
7 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
7 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
7 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (83.33%) .NET Developer
3 8 (66.67%) Agile .NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (75.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (16.67%) HTML
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 2 (16.67%) CSS
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (8.33%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) MVC
2 9 (75.00%) TDD
3 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (66.67%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) Document Management
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (25.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft