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 17 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 107 95 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 4 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.21% 0.32% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.76% 9.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Average daily rate
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£406 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.84% -
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 £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
41 55 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.19% 3.50% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 42 1
Average daily rate £400 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -29.41%
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 £18.00 £17.11 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.18% -14.43%

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 17 December 2014.

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 17 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
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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 -8 4 £406 +24.84% 7
Wakefield - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Microsoft Azure
Yorkshire

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) MVC
3 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 3 (42.86%) C#
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
5 2 (28.57%) jQuery
5 2 (28.57%) Scrum
5 2 (28.57%) TDD
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
5 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 2 (28.57%) CSS
6 1 (14.29%) ITIL
6 1 (14.29%) UNIX
6 1 (14.29%) SQL
6 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 1 (14.29%) OpenView
6 1 (14.29%) HP
6 1 (14.29%) Intranet
6 1 (14.29%) Nagios
6 1 (14.29%) Project Management
6 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
6 1 (14.29%) Linux
6 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (14.29%) Incident Management

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Agile .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
3 2 (28.57%) jQuery
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) MVC
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 1 (14.29%) Document Management
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) OpenView
1 1 (14.29%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) HP
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 per day + negotiable
Posted: 23 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + negotiable
Posted: 26 days ago
Huddersfield
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago