Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford 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 6 months to 23 July 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)
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 - 17
Rank change year-on-year - +17 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 6 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 7.89% - 3.06%
As % of the Cloud Services category 46.15% - 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 4
Bedford median daily rate £413 - £300
Bedfordshire median daily rate £413 £388 £556
% change year-on-year +6.45% -30.34% +30.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedford median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Bedford with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Bedford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 13 1 5
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 17.11% 1.39% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 4
Bedford median daily rate £413 - £428
10th Percentile £296 - £302
90th Percentile £453 - £621
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £435
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.30% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Bedford median hourly rate £14.50 - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £14.50 - -

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

Job postings citing Microsoft Azure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedford.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Bedford

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Azure in Bedford

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Bedford region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Python
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Ruby
2 4 (66.67%) Selenium
2 4 (66.67%) Android
2 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 4 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 4 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 4 (66.67%) Capybara
2 4 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 4 (66.67%) Calabash
2 4 (66.67%) JIRA
2 4 (66.67%) API Testing
3 3 (50.00%) SDET
3 3 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (50.00%) QA
3 3 (50.00%) Appium
4 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (33.33%) User Experience
4 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2

Microsoft Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Calabash
1 4 (66.67%) Capybara
1 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 4 (66.67%) JIRA
1 4 (66.67%) Selenium
1 4 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 3 (50.00%) Appium
General
1 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Applications Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Web Applications Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Web Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Mobile Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 3 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Android
1 4 (66.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) API Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 3 (50.00%) SDET
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) Python
1 4 (66.67%) Ruby
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix