The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for Microsoft Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Hampshire / Basingstoke
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 40 -
Rank change year-on-year +7 -  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 0.36% 0.31% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.26% 9.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.17% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.23 £80.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -58.46% +185.71%  

Microsoft Azure is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Basingstoke
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 19 11 6
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 6.76% 3.36% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 2
Median daily rate £500 £313 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -35.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £300 £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £325 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £433 £400
% change year-on-year +1.15% +8.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.62% -14.00%  

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basingstoke citing Microsoft Azure as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Basingstoke

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Azure in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) PaaS
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (66.67%) SOLID
2 2 (66.67%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (33.33%) PMO
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) Identity Management
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Content Management

Microsoft Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) PaaS
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Azure Developer
1 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (66.67%) REST
1 2 (66.67%) WCF
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) BDD
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) SOLID
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Content Management
2 1 (33.33%) Identity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PMO
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
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