Period
to 17 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry 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 17 August 2018 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)
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 18 23
Rank change year-on-year +14 +5 +8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 141 41 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 16.91% 6.46% 7.10%
As % of the Cloud Services category 56.18% 52.56% 63.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 30 48
Coventry median daily rate £483 £455 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.04% +13.75% +21.21%
10th Percentile £366 £374 £313
90th Percentile £600 £538 £514
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £450 £410
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.76% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Coventry median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 - £17.75

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

All Cloud Skills
Coventry
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 251 78 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 30.10% 12.28% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 55 69
Coventry median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £313
90th Percentile £603 £518 £513
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 1
Coventry median hourly rate £20.75 £32.50 £13.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.15% +137.57% -40.52%
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.60 £14.75 £18.38
% change year-on-year +12.54% -19.73% -10.37%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Coventry

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Azure in Coventry

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Coventry over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Coventry

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Coventry region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 99 (70.21%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (62.41%) .NET
3 65 (46.10%) Microsoft
4 63 (44.68%) C#
5 58 (41.13%) SQL Server
6 49 (34.75%) JavaScript
6 49 (34.75%) Scrum
7 48 (34.04%) MVC
7 48 (34.04%) SQL
7 48 (34.04%) Continuous Integration
8 46 (32.62%) Git (software)
8 46 (32.62%) ASP.NET
9 44 (31.21%) PowerShell
9 44 (31.21%) BDD
10 42 (29.79%) HTML
10 42 (29.79%) CSS
11 39 (27.66%) ASP.NET MVC
12 38 (26.95%) Kanban
12 38 (26.95%) TDD
12 38 (26.95%) DevOps
13 37 (26.24%) Web Services
14 35 (24.82%) ASP.NET Web API
15 34 (24.11%) Enterprise Software
16 32 (22.70%) Windows
17 30 (21.28%) Dapper ORM
18 26 (18.44%) .NET Framework
18 26 (18.44%) PaaS
19 24 (17.02%) IaaS
19 24 (17.02%) SOLID
20 23 (16.31%) User Experience

Microsoft Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 7 (4.96%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.13%) CMS
2 3 (2.13%) Sitefinity
3 2 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.42%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.42%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.71%) IIS
4 1 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 26 (18.44%) PaaS
2 24 (17.02%) IaaS
3 20 (14.18%) SaaS
4 16 (11.35%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (8.51%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (5.67%) Serverless
7 7 (4.96%) Office 365
8 6 (4.26%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (2.84%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (2.13%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (2.13%) Amazon S3
10 3 (2.13%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (2.13%) GitHub
10 3 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (2.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (1.42%) Route 53
12 1 (0.71%) Azure Functions
12 1 (0.71%) Force.com
12 1 (0.71%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.71%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.09%) Firewall
2 9 (6.38%) DNS
3 7 (4.96%) DHCP
4 5 (3.55%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (2.13%) Network Security
6 2 (1.42%) Skype
6 2 (1.42%) Unified Communications
6 2 (1.42%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.71%) Extranet
7 1 (0.71%) Internet
7 1 (0.71%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (41.13%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.96%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (2.84%) Azure SQL Database
3 4 (2.84%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (2.13%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.13%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.42%) Cosmos DB
5 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.71%) Big Data
6 1 (0.71%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 46 (32.62%) Git (software)
2 22 (15.60%) Visual Studio Team System
3 21 (14.89%) Visual Studio
4 18 (12.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (4.26%) Grunt
5 6 (4.26%) gulp
6 5 (3.55%) Bitbucket
6 5 (3.55%) Jenkins
7 4 (2.84%) Selenium
8 3 (2.13%) GitLab
8 3 (2.13%) JIRA
9 2 (1.42%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.71%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.71%) MSTest
10 1 (0.71%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.71%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (4.26%) Finance
2 3 (2.13%) Aerospace
2 3 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 55 (39.01%) Developer
2 41 (29.08%) .NET Developer
3 28 (19.86%) DevOps Engineer
4 26 (18.44%) Architect
4 26 (18.44%) Azure Developer
5 21 (14.89%) Azure Engineer
6 12 (8.51%) Azure DevOps
6 12 (8.51%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 12 (8.51%) Microsoft Developer
6 12 (8.51%) Solutions Architect
7 11 (7.80%) Agile .NET Developer
7 11 (7.80%) Agile Developer
8 10 (7.09%) C# Developer
8 10 (7.09%) Consultant
8 10 (7.09%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 10 (7.09%) Security Engineer
9 9 (6.38%) C# .NET Developer
10 8 (5.67%) Azure Consultant
11 7 (4.96%) Azure Architect
11 7 (4.96%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (62.41%) .NET
2 46 (32.62%) ASP.NET
3 42 (29.79%) CSS
3 42 (29.79%) HTML
4 39 (27.66%) ASP.NET MVC
5 37 (26.24%) Web Services
6 35 (24.82%) ASP.NET Web API
7 30 (21.28%) Dapper ORM
8 26 (18.44%) .NET Framework
9 17 (12.06%) JSON
10 11 (7.80%) Node.js
11 8 (5.67%) jQuery
12 6 (4.26%) Ajax
12 6 (4.26%) HTML5
12 6 (4.26%) REST
13 5 (3.55%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 5 (3.55%) RESTful
13 5 (3.55%) Semantic HTML
14 3 (2.13%) OAuth2
14 3 (2.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 34 (24.11%) Enterprise Software
2 23 (16.31%) User Experience
3 21 (14.89%) Public Cloud
4 6 (4.26%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.55%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (2.84%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (2.13%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.13%) N-Tier
7 3 (2.13%) PKI
8 2 (1.42%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.42%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.71%) Clustering
9 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.71%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.71%) Social Network
9 1 (0.71%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 32 (22.70%) Windows
2 17 (12.06%) Windows Server
3 16 (11.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (5.67%) Linux
5 3 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.42%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.42%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (70.21%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (34.75%) Scrum
3 48 (34.04%) Continuous Integration
3 48 (34.04%) MVC
4 44 (31.21%) BDD
5 38 (26.95%) DevOps
5 38 (26.95%) Kanban
5 38 (26.95%) TDD
6 24 (17.02%) SOLID
7 12 (8.51%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 11 (7.80%) Migration
9 10 (7.09%) Cybersecurity
10 9 (6.38%) Waterfall
11 8 (5.67%) Continuous Delivery
11 8 (5.67%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (5.67%) IT Strategy
12 6 (4.26%) Front End Development
12 6 (4.26%) TOGAF
12 6 (4.26%) Web Design
13 5 (3.55%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 63 (44.68%) C#
2 49 (34.75%) JavaScript
3 48 (34.04%) SQL
4 44 (31.21%) PowerShell
5 19 (13.48%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.84%) TypeScript
7 3 (2.13%) Java
7 3 (2.13%) Python
8 2 (1.42%) Perl
8 2 (1.42%) Ruby
8 2 (1.42%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.71%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.71%) C
9 1 (0.71%) C++
9 1 (0.71%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (10.64%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.67%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (3.55%) BC Cleared
5 4 (2.84%) Degree
6 3 (2.13%) AWS Certification
6 3 (2.13%) CEH
6 3 (2.13%) CISM
6 3 (2.13%) CISSP
7 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.71%) CCNA
8 1 (0.71%) CCNP
8 1 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.71%) MCSD
8 1 (0.71%) MCSE
8 1 (0.71%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.13%) GCP
1 3 (2.13%) GDPR
2 1 (0.71%) WCAG
System Software
1 16 (11.35%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.96%) Docker
4 3 (2.13%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (1.42%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.42%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (9.93%) WSUS
2 8 (5.67%) Ansible
2 8 (5.67%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (5.67%) Puppet
3 3 (2.13%) Terraform
4 2 (1.42%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.71%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.71%) Grafana
5 1 (0.71%) Icinga
5 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.71%) Nagios
5 1 (0.71%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.71%) SCOM
5 1 (0.71%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 65 (46.10%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.38%) VMware
3 5 (3.55%) SaltStack
4 3 (2.13%) Google
5 2 (1.42%) Capita
5 2 (1.42%) Citrix
6 1 (0.71%) Avaya
6 1 (0.71%) Cisco
6 1 (0.71%) Cypress Semiconductor
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle
6 1 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.71%) Telerik