Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 23 18
Rank change year-on-year +19 -5 +11
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 138 43 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 17.14% 6.63% 6.78%
As % of the Cloud Services category 59.74% 56.58% 52.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 36 48
Coventry median daily rate £463 £523 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.61% +23.48% +28.41%
10th Percentile £349 £337 £311
90th Percentile £563 £550 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £460 £415
% change year-on-year +3.26% +10.84% +14.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Coventry median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 - £22.50

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 231 76 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 28.70% 11.71% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 58 65
Coventry median daily rate £450 £469 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +25.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £313 £344 £294
90th Percentile £599 £543 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £451 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +12.48% +0.13% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Coventry median hourly rate £20.75 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.00% - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £13.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year +9.09% -5.17% -36.96%

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 25 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Coventry

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 100 (72.46%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (62.32%) .NET
3 77 (55.80%) C#
4 72 (52.17%) SQL Server
5 66 (47.83%) JavaScript
6 60 (43.48%) Continuous Integration
7 57 (41.30%) HTML
7 57 (41.30%) ASP.NET
7 57 (41.30%) CSS
7 57 (41.30%) Scrum
8 55 (39.86%) MVC
9 54 (39.13%) Git (software)
10 51 (36.96%) ASP.NET MVC
11 50 (36.23%) Microsoft
12 48 (34.78%) BDD
13 47 (34.06%) ASP.NET Web API
14 46 (33.33%) Kanban
14 46 (33.33%) SQL
15 45 (32.61%) Web Services
16 44 (31.88%) TDD
17 42 (30.43%) Enterprise Software
18 41 (29.71%) PowerShell
19 40 (28.99%) Dapper ORM
20 35 (25.36%) DevOps
20 35 (25.36%) SOLID
21 32 (23.19%) .NET Framework
22 26 (18.84%) Windows
23 22 (15.94%) Visual Studio
24 21 (15.22%) IaaS
24 21 (15.22%) Digital Transformation Programme

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 11 (7.97%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.90%) OpenStack
3 3 (2.17%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (2.17%) CMS
3 3 (2.17%) JBoss
3 3 (2.17%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.45%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.45%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.45%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.72%) IIS
5 1 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.72%) Sitefinity
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 21 (15.22%) IaaS
2 18 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (11.59%) PaaS
3 16 (11.59%) SaaS
4 10 (7.25%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (3.62%) Office 365
5 5 (3.62%) Serverless
6 4 (2.90%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (2.17%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (2.17%) GitHub
8 2 (1.45%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (1.45%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.45%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (1.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.72%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.72%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.72%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.52%) Firewall
2 8 (5.80%) DNS
3 5 (3.62%) DHCP
4 4 (2.90%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (1.45%) Skype
5 2 (1.45%) Unified Communications
5 2 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.72%) BGP
6 1 (0.72%) EIGRP
6 1 (0.72%) Extranet
6 1 (0.72%) H.323
6 1 (0.72%) Internet
6 1 (0.72%) Intranet
6 1 (0.72%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (52.17%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (3.62%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.90%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.90%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.90%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (2.17%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (2.17%) DB2
5 3 (2.17%) MariaDB
5 3 (2.17%) MySQL
5 3 (2.17%) Neo4j
5 3 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.45%) Cosmos DB
6 2 (1.45%) Power BI
6 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 54 (39.13%) Git (software)
2 22 (15.94%) Visual Studio
3 19 (13.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (13.77%) Visual Studio Team System
4 8 (5.80%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.17%) GitLab
6 2 (1.45%) Subversion
7 1 (0.72%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.72%) Grunt
7 1 (0.72%) gulp
7 1 (0.72%) JIRA
7 1 (0.72%) MSTest
7 1 (0.72%) Selenium
7 1 (0.72%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (0.72%) Finance
Job Titles
1 71 (51.45%) Developer
2 43 (31.16%) .NET Developer
3 26 (18.84%) DevOps Engineer
4 24 (17.39%) Azure Developer
5 17 (12.32%) Azure Engineer
6 16 (11.59%) C# Developer
7 15 (10.87%) C# .NET Developer
8 14 (10.14%) Architect
9 11 (7.97%) Consultant
10 10 (7.25%) Azure DevOps
10 10 (7.25%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 10 (7.25%) Backend Developer
11 9 (6.52%) Azure Consultant
11 9 (6.52%) Microsoft Developer
12 8 (5.80%) Cloud Engineer
13 7 (5.07%) Full Stack Developer
13 7 (5.07%) Java Developer
13 7 (5.07%) Technical Architect
14 6 (4.35%) Azure Architect
14 6 (4.35%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (62.32%) .NET
2 57 (41.30%) ASP.NET
2 57 (41.30%) CSS
2 57 (41.30%) HTML
3 51 (36.96%) ASP.NET MVC
4 47 (34.06%) ASP.NET Web API
5 45 (32.61%) Web Services
6 40 (28.99%) Dapper ORM
7 32 (23.19%) .NET Framework
8 15 (10.87%) JSON
9 12 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 10 (7.25%) Node.js
11 7 (5.07%) RESTful
12 6 (4.35%) CSS3
12 6 (4.35%) HTML5
13 4 (2.90%) AngularJS
13 4 (2.90%) jQuery
13 4 (2.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 3 (2.17%) .NET Core
14 3 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 42 (30.43%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (12.32%) User Experience
3 12 (8.70%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (7.97%) Public Cloud
5 5 (3.62%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.17%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.45%) Clustering
7 2 (1.45%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.45%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.72%) PKI
8 1 (0.72%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.72%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 26 (18.84%) Windows
2 13 (9.42%) Windows Server
2 13 (9.42%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (5.80%) Linux
4 3 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.45%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.45%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (72.46%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (43.48%) Continuous Integration
3 57 (41.30%) Scrum
4 55 (39.86%) MVC
5 48 (34.78%) BDD
6 46 (33.33%) Kanban
7 44 (31.88%) TDD
8 35 (25.36%) DevOps
8 35 (25.36%) SOLID
9 21 (15.22%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 9 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (6.52%) Migration
11 7 (5.07%) IT Strategy
11 7 (5.07%) OO
12 6 (4.35%) Cybersecurity
12 6 (4.35%) Mentoring
12 6 (4.35%) Open Source
12 6 (4.35%) SOA
12 6 (4.35%) Test Automation
13 5 (3.62%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (55.80%) C#
2 66 (47.83%) JavaScript
3 46 (33.33%) SQL
4 41 (29.71%) PowerShell
5 16 (11.59%) T-SQL
6 9 (6.52%) Java
7 5 (3.62%) Python
8 4 (2.90%) Java 8
8 4 (2.90%) Ruby
8 4 (2.90%) TypeScript
9 3 (2.17%) Clojure
9 3 (2.17%) Erlang
9 3 (2.17%) F#
9 3 (2.17%) Groovy
9 3 (2.17%) Haskell
9 3 (2.17%) Scala
10 2 (1.45%) C
10 2 (1.45%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.45%) XAML
11 1 (0.72%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (7.97%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.52%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.90%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (2.17%) OCP
4 3 (2.17%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (1.45%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.45%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.72%) CCNP
6 1 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.72%) Degree
6 1 (0.72%) MCSD
6 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.72%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.72%) GDPR
1 1 (0.72%) WCAG
System Software
1 14 (10.14%) Active Directory
2 12 (8.70%) Docker
3 6 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.45%) vSphere
6 1 (0.72%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (8.70%) WSUS
2 11 (7.97%) Ansible
2 11 (7.97%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (7.97%) Puppet
3 6 (4.35%) Terraform
4 4 (2.90%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.45%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (1.45%) SCOM
6 1 (0.72%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.72%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.72%) Grafana
6 1 (0.72%) Icinga
6 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.72%) Nagios
6 1 (0.72%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 50 (36.23%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.07%) Google
3 6 (4.35%) Oracle
3 6 (4.35%) VMware
4 5 (3.62%) SaltStack
5 3 (2.17%) IBM
6 2 (1.45%) Capita
6 2 (1.45%) Citrix
6 2 (1.45%) Telerik
7 1 (0.72%) Avaya
7 1 (0.72%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.72%) Cisco
7 1 (0.72%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.72%) F5
7 1 (0.72%) ServiceNow