The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 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 129 105 106
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 15 22 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.52% 0.86% 0.33%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.76% 37.29% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £359 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -15.52%
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 - -
Microsoft Azure
England

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

Cloud Services Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
109 59 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.80% 2.30% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 27 36
Average daily rate £300 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £300 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £530 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.50 -
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 Yorkshire

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

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Microsoft Azure
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
West Yorkshire -22 7 £393 +11.40% 4
South Yorkshire - 4 £400 - 7
North Yorkshire - 2 £320 - 1
East Yorkshire - - - -
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 18 (69.23%) .NET
2 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (53.85%) TDD
4 12 (46.15%) Windows
5 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
5 11 (42.31%) MVC
5 11 (42.31%) Scrum
6 10 (38.46%) .NET Framework
7 8 (30.77%) SQL
8 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
9 6 (23.08%) C#
9 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
9 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
10 5 (19.23%) DevOps
10 5 (19.23%) HTML
11 4 (15.38%) Java
11 4 (15.38%) Linux
11 4 (15.38%) OO
11 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
11 4 (15.38%) CSS
11 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
11 4 (15.38%) Data Management
11 4 (15.38%) Salt
11 4 (15.38%) Microservices
11 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (15.38%) Docker
11 4 (15.38%) Jenkins
11 4 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (15.38%) Graphite
11 4 (15.38%) Private Cloud

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 1 (3.85%) IIS
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.85%) CMS
1 1 (3.85%) Joomla!
1 1 (3.85%) Umbraco
1 1 (3.85%) NServiceBus
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
1 1 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Skype
2 1 (3.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) CouchDB
2 4 (15.38%) MongoDB
2 4 (15.38%) NoSQL
3 2 (7.69%) MySQL
3 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.85%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 4 (15.38%) Jenkins
3 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (7.69%) PHPUnit
4 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (11.54%) Games
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (76.92%) Developer
2 13 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 8 (30.77%) Agile .NET Developer
4 4 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (7.69%) PHP Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (3.85%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.85%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Principal Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Active Directory Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (3.85%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (69.23%) .NET
2 10 (38.46%) .NET Framework
3 5 (19.23%) HTML
4 4 (15.38%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
4 4 (15.38%) CSS
4 4 (15.38%) Kafka
4 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (11.54%) WCF
6 2 (7.69%) MSMQ
6 2 (7.69%) HTML5
6 2 (7.69%) jQuery
6 2 (7.69%) CSLA.NET
6 2 (7.69%) RESTful
6 2 (7.69%) React
6 2 (7.69%) Laravel
6 2 (7.69%) Sass
6 2 (7.69%) Ember.js
6 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.85%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Private Cloud
2 3 (11.54%) Online Games
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.85%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Linux
2 4 (15.38%) CentOS
2 4 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Phone
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (53.85%) TDD
3 11 (42.31%) MVC
3 11 (42.31%) Scrum
4 5 (19.23%) DevOps
5 4 (15.38%) Microservices
5 4 (15.38%) Data Management
5 4 (15.38%) OO
6 3 (11.54%) Workflow
6 3 (11.54%) BDD
7 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (7.69%) Pair Programming
7 2 (7.69%) OO PHP
8 1 (3.85%) Logical Data Model
8 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.85%) Data Modelling
8 1 (3.85%) SOA
8 1 (3.85%) ETL
8 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.85%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
2 8 (30.77%) SQL
3 6 (23.08%) C#
4 4 (15.38%) Java
4 4 (15.38%) Bash Shell
5 3 (11.54%) PHP
6 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.85%) VB
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Docker
2 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Puppet
1 4 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (15.38%) Salt
1 4 (15.38%) Graphite
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) Splunk
3 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.85%) DevExpress
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