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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 90 115 99
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -16
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 19 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.94% 0.30% 0.56%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.50% 7.41% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 8
Median daily rate £325 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £365 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £435 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £80.00 £28.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+185.71% -12.50%
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
131 81 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 6.48% 4.01% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 47 22
Median daily rate £475 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £448 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £12.10 - £10.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +78.57%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 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 3 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 May 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
Leeds +7 16 £325 -11.86% 12
Bradford +18 2 £300 -33.33% 2
Microsoft Azure
Yorkshire

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 28 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 27 (39.71%) C#
3 24 (35.29%) SQL
3 24 (35.29%) .NET
3 24 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (32.35%) SQL Server
5 15 (22.06%) Amazon AWS
6 14 (20.59%) WCF
6 14 (20.59%) JavaScript
7 13 (19.12%) HTML
7 13 (19.12%) Windows
8 12 (17.65%) CSS
8 12 (17.65%) Oracle
8 12 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (16.18%) MS Excel
9 11 (16.18%) MS Office
9 11 (16.18%) REST
10 10 (14.71%) Node.js
10 10 (14.71%) AngularJS
10 10 (14.71%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (14.71%) MVC
10 10 (14.71%) Windows Server
11 9 (13.24%) Swagger
11 9 (13.24%) NUnit
11 9 (13.24%) JUnit
11 9 (13.24%) VB.NET
11 9 (13.24%) Java
11 9 (13.24%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (13.24%) SOA
11 9 (13.24%) Android

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 10 (14.71%) Node.js
2 8 (11.76%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.88%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.94%) CMS
4 2 (2.94%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.94%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.47%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 11 (16.18%) MS Excel
1 11 (16.18%) MS Office
2 8 (11.76%) MS Project
3 7 (10.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (10.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (22.06%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (10.29%) Azure Active Directory
2 7 (10.29%) IaaS
2 7 (10.29%) PaaS
3 6 (8.82%) Office 365
3 6 (8.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) IP Telephony
2 3 (4.41%) DNS
3 2 (2.94%) SAN
4 1 (1.47%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.47%) Extranet
4 1 (1.47%) Firewall
4 1 (1.47%) FWSM
4 1 (1.47%) Intranet
4 1 (1.47%) Network Security
4 1 (1.47%) Skype
4 1 (1.47%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (32.35%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.24%) Amazon RDS
2 9 (13.24%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (13.24%) Oracle Database
2 9 (13.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (11.76%) Azure SQL Database
3 8 (11.76%) MS Access
4 7 (10.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (10.29%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (7.35%) Data Mining
6 3 (4.41%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.47%) Big Data
8 1 (1.47%) Informix
8 1 (1.47%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.47%) MySQL
8 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (14.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (13.24%) Cucumber
2 9 (13.24%) Git (software)
2 9 (13.24%) JUnit
2 9 (13.24%) NUnit
2 9 (13.24%) Selenium
3 4 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.88%) SpecFlow
4 2 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (2.94%) Bitbucket
4 2 (2.94%) JIRA
5 1 (1.47%) Bower
5 1 (1.47%) eggPlant
5 1 (1.47%) Grunt
5 1 (1.47%) gulp
5 1 (1.47%) JMeter
5 1 (1.47%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.47%) Toad
General
1 6 (8.82%) Retail
2 5 (7.35%) Games
3 4 (5.88%) Finance
4 3 (4.41%) Legal
5 1 (1.47%) Advertising
5 1 (1.47%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (29.41%) Architect
2 18 (26.47%) Developer
3 11 (16.18%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (13.24%) .NET Developer
5 6 (8.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 5 (7.35%) Azure Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Specialist
7 4 (5.88%) Development Specialist
7 4 (5.88%) Network Architect
8 3 (4.41%) Analyst
9 2 (2.94%) .NET Architect
9 2 (2.94%) .NET Technical Architect
9 2 (2.94%) Business Analyst
9 2 (2.94%) C# Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) Project Manager
9 2 (2.94%) Server Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) SQL Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Technical Architect
9 2 (2.94%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (35.29%) .NET
2 14 (20.59%) WCF
3 13 (19.12%) HTML
4 12 (17.65%) CSS
5 11 (16.18%) REST
6 10 (14.71%) AngularJS
7 9 (13.24%) PhoneGap
7 9 (13.24%) Swagger
8 7 (10.29%) .NET Framework
8 7 (10.29%) Entity Framework
8 7 (10.29%) WinForms
9 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET
9 5 (7.35%) RESTful
9 5 (7.35%) Web Services
10 4 (5.88%) Express
11 3 (4.41%) jQuery
11 3 (4.41%) SOAP
11 3 (4.41%) XML
12 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (2.94%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.82%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.94%) NHS
4 1 (1.47%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.47%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.47%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.47%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.12%) Windows
2 10 (14.71%) Windows Server
3 9 (13.24%) Android
4 7 (10.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.88%) Linux
6 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (14.71%) MVC
4 9 (13.24%) SOA
5 8 (11.76%) ETL
5 8 (11.76%) Microservices
6 7 (10.29%) Data Validation
6 7 (10.29%) Migration
6 7 (10.29%) Project Management
6 7 (10.29%) Validation
7 6 (8.82%) TDD
8 5 (7.35%) Analytics
8 5 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (5.88%) DevOps
9 4 (5.88%) Network Design
9 4 (5.88%) Unit Testing
10 3 (4.41%) Change Management
10 3 (4.41%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (4.41%) Scrum
10 3 (4.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (39.71%) C#
2 24 (35.29%) SQL
3 14 (20.59%) JavaScript
4 9 (13.24%) Java
4 9 (13.24%) VB.NET
5 5 (7.35%) PowerShell
6 4 (5.88%) PL/SQL
6 4 (5.88%) VB
7 3 (4.41%) Python
7 3 (4.41%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.94%) PHP
9 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.47%) Perl
9 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.47%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.94%) Degree
1 2 (2.94%) ISEB
1 2 (2.94%) ISTQB
1 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.47%) CCNP
2 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.29%) QA
2 3 (4.41%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.41%) vCloud
2 3 (4.41%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.94%) Docker
4 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.47%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (8.82%) Puppet
2 4 (5.88%) Ansible
3 3 (4.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (4.41%) Opsview
3 3 (4.41%) SCCM
4 2 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 28 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 12 (17.65%) Oracle
3 9 (13.24%) Google
4 6 (8.82%) VMware
5 4 (5.88%) Citrix
6 3 (4.41%) Brocade
6 3 (4.41%) Cisco
6 3 (4.41%) Dell
7 2 (2.94%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.94%) EPiServer
7 2 (2.94%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.94%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.47%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (1.47%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.47%) F5
8 1 (1.47%) HP
8 1 (1.47%) iManage
8 1 (1.47%) NetApp
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