Period
to 20 July 2019

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 20 July 2019 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
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 3 21
Rank change year-on-year 0 +18 +2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 204 151 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 21.79% 17.64% 6.73%
As % of the Cloud Services category 54.40% 58.75% 53.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 106 34
Coventry median daily rate £475 £475 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.30% +28.33%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £354
90th Percentile £575 £600 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £475 £460
% change year-on-year - +3.26% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Coventry median hourly rate £41.00 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 -
% change year-on-year +75.00% - -

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 375 257 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 40.06% 30.02% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 167 61
Coventry median daily rate £450 £475 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +6.74% +11.25%
10th Percentile £293 £313 £319
90th Percentile £570 £607 £538
West Midlands median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 8 3
Coventry median hourly rate £36.00 £20.75 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.49% +66.00% -8.63%
10th Percentile £31.30 £19.51 £11.35
90th Percentile £44.56 £53.75 £45.65
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +75.00% +53.85% -28.77%

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 20 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Coventry

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Coventry.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Azure in Coventry

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, 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.

1 109 (53.43%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (50.49%) C#
3 102 (50.00%) .NET
4 67 (32.84%) SQL Server
5 61 (29.90%) DevOps
6 59 (28.92%) Microsoft
7 54 (26.47%) JavaScript
8 53 (25.98%) Scrum
9 52 (25.49%) TDD
10 50 (24.51%) MVC
11 48 (23.53%) Git (software)
12 44 (21.57%) SQL
13 43 (21.08%) PowerShell
13 43 (21.08%) ASP.NET Web API
14 42 (20.59%) ASP.NET
15 39 (19.12%) HTML
15 39 (19.12%) Web Services
15 39 (19.12%) ASP.NET MVC
15 39 (19.12%) Continuous Integration
16 38 (18.63%) Kanban
17 36 (17.65%) .NET Framework
18 35 (17.16%) BDD
19 34 (16.67%) SOLID
20 33 (16.18%) CSS
20 33 (16.18%) Visual Studio
21 30 (14.71%) Architectural Design
22 28 (13.73%) Dapper ORM
22 28 (13.73%) PaaS
23 23 (11.27%) Enterprise Software
24 22 (10.78%) Serverless

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 9 (4.41%) NServiceBus
2 8 (3.92%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.47%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (0.98%) CMS
4 2 (0.98%) Confluence
4 2 (0.98%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.49%) IIS
5 1 (0.49%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (7.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.98%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 28 (13.73%) PaaS
2 22 (10.78%) Serverless
3 21 (10.29%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (8.33%) Dynamics 365
4 17 (8.33%) Office 365
5 15 (7.35%) IaaS
6 14 (6.86%) GitHub
7 13 (6.37%) Azure Data Factory
8 12 (5.88%) Power Platform
9 11 (5.39%) SaaS
10 9 (4.41%) Azure Active Directory
10 9 (4.41%) Azure Functions
11 7 (3.43%) PowerApps
12 6 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
13 4 (1.96%) Azure ExpressRoute
14 3 (1.47%) G Suite
15 2 (0.98%) Amazon ECS
15 2 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
15 2 (0.98%) Azure Stack
15 2 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.96%) VPN
1 4 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (1.47%) Firewall
2 3 (1.47%) Internet
2 3 (1.47%) NetScaler
3 2 (0.98%) DNS
4 1 (0.49%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (32.84%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.84%) Azure SQL Database
3 14 (6.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (5.39%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (4.90%) Cosmos DB
6 9 (4.41%) Power BI
7 5 (2.45%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (1.47%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.98%) DB2
9 2 (0.98%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.98%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.49%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.49%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.49%) Redis
10 1 (0.49%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 48 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 33 (16.18%) Visual Studio
3 22 (10.78%) Visual Studio Team System
4 16 (7.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (5.39%) Selenium
6 9 (4.41%) SpecFlow
7 3 (1.47%) Bitbucket
7 3 (1.47%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.47%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.98%) JIRA
9 1 (0.49%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.49%) Grunt
9 1 (0.49%) gulp
General
1 18 (8.82%) Finance
2 11 (5.39%) Retail
3 4 (1.96%) Law
4 3 (1.47%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.98%) Publishing
6 1 (0.49%) Banking
6 1 (0.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 97 (47.55%) Developer
2 56 (27.45%) .NET Developer
3 34 (16.67%) Azure Engineer
4 33 (16.18%) Architect
5 29 (14.22%) DevOps Engineer
6 27 (13.24%) Azure DevOps
7 25 (12.25%) Azure Developer
8 22 (10.78%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 22 (10.78%) C# Developer
9 17 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
10 14 (6.86%) Analyst
11 12 (5.88%) Backend Developer
12 11 (5.39%) Solutions Architect
13 10 (4.90%) Azure Architect
14 9 (4.41%) Agile .NET Developer
14 9 (4.41%) Agile Developer
14 9 (4.41%) Lead Developer
15 8 (3.92%) Agile C# Developer
15 8 (3.92%) SQL Developer
16 7 (3.43%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (50.00%) .NET
2 43 (21.08%) ASP.NET Web API
3 42 (20.59%) ASP.NET
4 39 (19.12%) ASP.NET MVC
4 39 (19.12%) HTML
4 39 (19.12%) Web Services
5 36 (17.65%) .NET Framework
6 33 (16.18%) CSS
7 28 (13.73%) Dapper ORM
8 15 (7.35%) REST
9 13 (6.37%) SOAP
10 11 (5.39%) JSON
11 8 (3.92%) .NET Core
11 8 (3.92%) Node.js
12 6 (2.94%) OAuth
12 6 (2.94%) OpenID
12 6 (2.94%) XML
13 5 (2.45%) AngularJS
13 5 (2.45%) NHibernate
14 4 (1.96%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.27%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.43%) Cloud Native
3 6 (2.94%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.96%) Shadow IT
4 4 (1.96%) User Experience
5 3 (1.47%) BYOD
5 3 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.47%) Public Cloud
6 2 (0.98%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.98%) SCADA
7 1 (0.49%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.49%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.49%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.49%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.49%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 19 (9.31%) Windows
2 7 (3.43%) Linux
3 5 (2.45%) Unix
4 3 (1.47%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.98%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.98%) VMS
6 1 (0.49%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (53.43%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (29.90%) DevOps
3 53 (25.98%) Scrum
4 52 (25.49%) TDD
5 50 (24.51%) MVC
6 39 (19.12%) Continuous Integration
7 38 (18.63%) Kanban
8 35 (17.16%) BDD
9 34 (16.67%) SOLID
10 30 (14.71%) Architectural Design
11 22 (10.78%) Migration
12 17 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (8.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 17 (8.33%) Microservices
13 16 (7.84%) CRM
14 14 (6.86%) Data Migration
14 14 (6.86%) Test Automation
15 12 (5.88%) API Development
16 9 (4.41%) SDLC
16 9 (4.41%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 103 (50.49%) C#
2 54 (26.47%) JavaScript
3 44 (21.57%) SQL
4 43 (21.08%) PowerShell
5 12 (5.88%) T-SQL
6 5 (2.45%) Java
7 4 (1.96%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.47%) C
8 3 (1.47%) Ruby
8 3 (1.47%) TypeScript
9 2 (0.98%) Apple Swift
9 2 (0.98%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (1.47%) Security Cleared
2 2 (0.98%) ISEB
2 2 (0.98%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (0.98%) ISTQB
2 2 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (0.98%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.94%) QA
2 4 (1.96%) GDPR
3 2 (0.98%) COBIT
3 2 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (0.98%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.49%) WCAG
System Software
1 20 (9.80%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.39%) Docker
3 7 (3.43%) XenApp
4 3 (1.47%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.98%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 2 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.49%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (3.92%) Ansible
1 8 (3.92%) Terraform
2 6 (2.94%) Kubernetes
2 6 (2.94%) Puppet
3 5 (2.45%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.96%) AirWatch
4 4 (1.96%) Packer
5 3 (1.47%) SCCM
6 2 (0.98%) CASB
7 1 (0.49%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.49%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.49%) SCOM
7 1 (0.49%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 59 (28.92%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.88%) Oracle
3 8 (3.92%) Citrix
4 6 (2.94%) Google
5 5 (2.45%) VMware
6 4 (1.96%) Forcepoint
6 4 (1.96%) LogRhythm
6 4 (1.96%) Zscaler
7 3 (1.47%) CyberArk
7 3 (1.47%) SAP
8 2 (0.98%) DevExpress
8 2 (0.98%) Telerik
8 2 (0.98%) Veracode
9 1 (0.49%) F5
9 1 (0.49%) Infoblox
9 1 (0.49%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.49%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.49%) Splunk
9 1 (0.49%) Veeam
9 1 (0.49%) WSO2