Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 10 20
Rank change year-on-year +8 +10 +18
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 168 91 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 18.75% 11.86% 8.37%
As % of the Cloud Services category 53.33% 68.42% 71.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 73 74
Coventry median daily rate £500 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -20.00%
10th Percentile £363 £359 £334
90th Percentile £600 £538 £534
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £445 £410
% change year-on-year +6.74% +8.54% -8.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Coventry median hourly rate - - £16.00
West Midlands median hourly rate - £45.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +181.25% -

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 315 133 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 35.16% 17.34% 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 96 100
Coventry median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £312 £336 £324
90th Percentile £600 £550 £544
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 3
Coventry median hourly rate £14.13 £20.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.38% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £10.88 £20.00 £13.94
90th Percentile £20.75 £20.00 £17.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.25 £16.25
% change year-on-year +5.26% -12.31% +23.11%

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 10 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Coventry

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 96 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (51.19%) .NET
3 69 (41.07%) Microsoft
4 64 (38.10%) C#
5 58 (34.52%) SQL
6 50 (29.76%) SQL Server
7 44 (26.19%) MVC
7 44 (26.19%) Git (software)
8 41 (24.40%) TDD
8 41 (24.40%) JavaScript
9 40 (23.81%) ASP.NET Web API
9 40 (23.81%) DevOps
10 38 (22.62%) Scrum
10 38 (22.62%) Continuous Integration
11 37 (22.02%) ASP.NET
12 36 (21.43%) CSS
12 36 (21.43%) Web Services
12 36 (21.43%) HTML
12 36 (21.43%) PaaS
12 36 (21.43%) BDD
13 34 (20.24%) ASP.NET MVC
14 30 (17.86%) Kanban
14 30 (17.86%) SOLID
15 28 (16.67%) PowerShell
16 27 (16.07%) .NET Framework
17 26 (15.48%) Dapper ORM
18 25 (14.88%) Windows
19 24 (14.29%) JSON
20 22 (13.10%) SaaS
21 21 (12.50%) IaaS

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 6 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
1 6 (3.57%) NServiceBus
2 3 (1.79%) Confluence
3 2 (1.19%) CMS
3 2 (1.19%) Sitefinity
4 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.60%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (2.38%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 36 (21.43%) PaaS
2 22 (13.10%) SaaS
3 21 (12.50%) IaaS
4 16 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (4.17%) GitHub
5 7 (4.17%) Office 365
6 5 (2.98%) Azure Data Factory
7 4 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (1.79%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (1.79%) Serverless
9 2 (1.19%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (1.19%) Amazon S3
9 2 (1.19%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (1.19%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (1.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.60%) Force.com
10 1 (0.60%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.17%) Firewall
1 7 (4.17%) Network Security
2 4 (2.38%) DNS
3 3 (1.79%) DHCP
4 1 (0.60%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.60%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (29.76%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.36%) NoSQL
2 9 (5.36%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.57%) Big Data
3 6 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.98%) Cosmos DB
5 3 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (1.79%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (1.79%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.79%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.79%) OLAP
5 3 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.79%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.19%) Data Lake
6 2 (1.19%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 44 (26.19%) Git (software)
2 18 (10.71%) Visual Studio
3 17 (10.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (10.12%) Visual Studio Team System
4 7 (4.17%) Grunt
4 7 (4.17%) gulp
5 6 (3.57%) Selenium
6 5 (2.98%) Bitbucket
6 5 (2.98%) JIRA
7 4 (2.38%) GitLab
7 4 (2.38%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.19%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.19%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.60%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.60%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.60%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (7.74%) Finance
2 9 (5.36%) Publishing
3 5 (2.98%) Retail
4 4 (2.38%) Aerospace
4 4 (2.38%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.60%) Games
Job Titles
1 60 (35.71%) Developer
2 40 (23.81%) Architect
3 38 (22.62%) .NET Developer
4 22 (13.10%) DevOps Engineer
5 21 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
6 20 (11.90%) Azure Developer
7 17 (10.12%) Azure Engineer
8 14 (8.33%) Analyst
9 13 (7.74%) Azure DevOps
10 12 (7.14%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 11 (6.55%) Agile .NET Developer
11 11 (6.55%) Agile Developer
11 11 (6.55%) C# .NET Developer
11 11 (6.55%) C# Developer
12 9 (5.36%) Azure Architect
13 8 (4.76%) Data Architect
13 8 (4.76%) Lead Developer
14 7 (4.17%) Microsoft Developer
15 6 (3.57%) Designer
15 6 (3.57%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (51.19%) .NET
2 40 (23.81%) ASP.NET Web API
3 37 (22.02%) ASP.NET
4 36 (21.43%) CSS
4 36 (21.43%) HTML
4 36 (21.43%) Web Services
5 34 (20.24%) ASP.NET MVC
6 27 (16.07%) .NET Framework
7 26 (15.48%) Dapper ORM
8 24 (14.29%) JSON
9 13 (7.74%) REST
10 10 (5.95%) jQuery
11 9 (5.36%) XML
12 8 (4.76%) .NET Core
12 8 (4.76%) OAuth
12 8 (4.76%) SOAP
13 6 (3.57%) Ajax
13 6 (3.57%) HTML5
13 6 (3.57%) Swagger
13 6 (3.57%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.31%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (9.52%) User Experience
3 15 (8.93%) Public Cloud
4 4 (2.38%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.38%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (2.38%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.38%) PKI
5 2 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.60%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.60%) Clustering
6 1 (0.60%) CMDB
6 1 (0.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.60%) EPoS
6 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.60%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.60%) SCADA
6 1 (0.60%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 25 (14.88%) Windows
2 14 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 5 (2.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (2.38%) Linux
5 1 (0.60%) Android
5 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.60%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (26.19%) MVC
3 41 (24.40%) TDD
4 40 (23.81%) DevOps
5 38 (22.62%) Continuous Integration
5 38 (22.62%) Scrum
6 36 (21.43%) BDD
7 30 (17.86%) Kanban
7 30 (17.86%) SOLID
8 20 (11.90%) Microservices
9 19 (11.31%) Waterfall
10 16 (9.52%) Migration
11 14 (8.33%) Project Governance
12 11 (6.55%) Data Migration
13 10 (5.95%) CQRS
13 10 (5.95%) CRM
14 9 (5.36%) Continuous Delivery
14 9 (5.36%) Data Modelling
14 9 (5.36%) Identity Management
15 8 (4.76%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 64 (38.10%) C#
2 58 (34.52%) SQL
3 41 (24.40%) JavaScript
4 28 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 16 (9.52%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.38%) Python
7 2 (1.19%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.19%) Perl
7 2 (1.19%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.60%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.60%) Ruby
8 1 (0.60%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (2.38%) CEH
1 4 (2.38%) CISM
1 4 (2.38%) CISSP
1 4 (2.38%) Degree
1 4 (2.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.19%) BC Cleared
2 2 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (1.19%) MCSE
2 2 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.60%) A+ Certification
3 1 (0.60%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.60%) CCNA
3 1 (0.60%) CCNP
3 1 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.60%) MCITP
3 1 (0.60%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.98%) GDPR
2 4 (2.38%) PMO
3 2 (1.19%) WCAG
4 1 (0.60%) COBIT
4 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.60%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (8.93%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.38%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.19%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.60%) Docker
5 1 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (2.98%) WSUS
2 4 (2.38%) SCCM
3 3 (1.79%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.19%) Puppet
5 1 (0.60%) Ansible
5 1 (0.60%) CASB
5 1 (0.60%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.60%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.60%) Terraform
Vendors
1 69 (41.07%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.76%) VMware
3 4 (2.38%) Citrix
3 4 (2.38%) Oracle
4 3 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (1.79%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.19%) Adobe
5 2 (1.19%) SolarWinds
5 2 (1.19%) Telerik
6 1 (0.60%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.60%) Apple
6 1 (0.60%) Cypress Semiconductor
6 1 (0.60%) Google
6 1 (0.60%) Microgen
6 1 (0.60%) NetApp