Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 15 22
Rank change year-on-year +12 +7 +13
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 158 58 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 17.77% 8.53% 8.50%
As % of the Cloud Services category 53.20% 63.74% 64.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 43 68
Coventry median daily rate £500 £460 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.70% +17.12% -1.81%
10th Percentile £363 £365 £312
90th Percentile £600 £538 £519
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £450 £401
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.36% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Coventry median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £45.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year - +183.46% -

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 297 91 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 33.41% 13.38% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 60 98
Coventry median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £313 £318 £313
90th Percentile £595 £538 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 1
Coventry median hourly rate £20.75 £36.25 £13.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.76% +164.99% -40.52%
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.75 £15.25 £15.38
% change year-on-year +3.28% -0.81% -33.15%

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 22 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Coventry

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (63.29%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (56.96%) .NET
3 80 (50.63%) Microsoft
4 62 (39.24%) C#
5 57 (36.08%) SQL
6 55 (34.81%) SQL Server
7 49 (31.01%) MVC
8 48 (30.38%) Scrum
8 48 (30.38%) JavaScript
9 45 (28.48%) Continuous Integration
9 45 (28.48%) Git (software)
10 44 (27.85%) ASP.NET
11 43 (27.22%) BDD
12 42 (26.58%) TDD
13 40 (25.32%) ASP.NET MVC
13 40 (25.32%) ASP.NET Web API
14 39 (24.68%) CSS
14 39 (24.68%) HTML
15 38 (24.05%) Kanban
16 36 (22.78%) DevOps
17 35 (22.15%) Web Services
18 34 (21.52%) PowerShell
19 33 (20.89%) PaaS
20 30 (18.99%) Enterprise Software
21 29 (18.35%) Dapper ORM
22 28 (17.72%) SOLID
23 27 (17.09%) IaaS
23 27 (17.09%) Windows
24 26 (16.46%) SaaS
25 25 (15.82%) .NET Framework

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 (4.43%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (1.90%) Confluence
2 3 (1.90%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.27%) CMS
3 2 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.27%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.27%) Sitefinity
3 2 (1.27%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.63%) IIS
4 1 (0.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.53%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (20.89%) PaaS
2 27 (17.09%) IaaS
3 26 (16.46%) SaaS
4 16 (10.13%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (6.33%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (5.06%) Office 365
7 7 (4.43%) Serverless
8 4 (2.53%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (2.53%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (2.53%) GitHub
8 4 (2.53%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (1.90%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (1.90%) Amazon S3
9 3 (1.90%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (1.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.63%) Force.com
10 1 (0.63%) Route 53
10 1 (0.63%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.59%) Firewall
2 9 (5.70%) DNS
3 7 (4.43%) DHCP
3 7 (4.43%) Network Security
4 5 (3.16%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (1.27%) Skype
5 2 (1.27%) Unified Communications
5 2 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.63%) Internet
6 1 (0.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (34.81%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.06%) NoSQL
3 6 (3.80%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.16%) Azure SQL Database
4 5 (3.16%) Big Data
5 4 (2.53%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (1.90%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.90%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.27%) Cosmos DB
7 2 (1.27%) Data Lake
7 2 (1.27%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.27%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 45 (28.48%) Git (software)
2 22 (13.92%) Visual Studio Team System
3 17 (10.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (10.76%) Visual Studio
4 6 (3.80%) Selenium
5 5 (3.16%) Bitbucket
5 5 (3.16%) Grunt
5 5 (3.16%) gulp
5 5 (3.16%) JIRA
6 4 (2.53%) GitLab
7 1 (0.63%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.63%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.63%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.63%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (7.59%) Finance
2 4 (2.53%) Aerospace
2 4 (2.53%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.27%) Retail
4 1 (0.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 59 (37.34%) Developer
2 41 (25.95%) .NET Developer
3 36 (22.78%) Architect
4 28 (17.72%) Azure Developer
5 20 (12.66%) DevOps Engineer
6 19 (12.03%) Solutions Architect
7 15 (9.49%) Azure Engineer
8 12 (7.59%) Agile .NET Developer
8 12 (7.59%) Agile Developer
9 11 (6.96%) C# Developer
9 11 (6.96%) Microsoft Developer
10 10 (6.33%) C# .NET Developer
11 9 (5.70%) Azure DevOps
12 8 (5.06%) Analyst
12 8 (5.06%) Azure Architect
12 8 (5.06%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 8 (5.06%) Consultant
12 8 (5.06%) Cybersecurity Engineer
12 8 (5.06%) Data Architect
12 8 (5.06%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (56.96%) .NET
2 44 (27.85%) ASP.NET
3 40 (25.32%) ASP.NET MVC
3 40 (25.32%) ASP.NET Web API
4 39 (24.68%) CSS
4 39 (24.68%) HTML
5 35 (22.15%) Web Services
6 29 (18.35%) Dapper ORM
7 25 (15.82%) .NET Framework
8 19 (12.03%) JSON
9 11 (6.96%) jQuery
10 9 (5.70%) Node.js
11 8 (5.06%) OAuth
12 6 (3.80%) Ajax
12 6 (3.80%) REST
12 6 (3.80%) RESTful
13 5 (3.16%) .NET Core
13 5 (3.16%) HTML5
13 5 (3.16%) Semantic HTML
13 5 (3.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 30 (18.99%) Enterprise Software
2 21 (13.29%) Public Cloud
3 20 (12.66%) User Experience
4 6 (3.80%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.80%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (2.53%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.53%) PKI
6 3 (1.90%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.27%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.27%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.27%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.63%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.63%) Clustering
8 1 (0.63%) CMDB
8 1 (0.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.63%) EPoS
8 1 (0.63%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.63%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 27 (17.09%) Windows
2 17 (10.76%) Windows Server
3 14 (8.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (3.16%) Linux
5 2 (1.27%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.27%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.63%) Android
6 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (63.29%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (31.01%) MVC
3 48 (30.38%) Scrum
4 45 (28.48%) Continuous Integration
5 43 (27.22%) BDD
6 42 (26.58%) TDD
7 38 (24.05%) Kanban
8 36 (22.78%) DevOps
9 28 (17.72%) SOLID
10 16 (10.13%) Waterfall
11 14 (8.86%) Migration
12 12 (7.59%) Continuous Delivery
13 11 (6.96%) Project Governance
14 10 (6.33%) CQRS
15 9 (5.70%) Identity Management
16 8 (5.06%) CRM
16 8 (5.06%) Cybersecurity
16 8 (5.06%) Digital Transformation Programme
16 8 (5.06%) Microservices
17 7 (4.43%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 62 (39.24%) C#
2 57 (36.08%) SQL
3 48 (30.38%) JavaScript
4 34 (21.52%) PowerShell
5 19 (12.03%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.90%) Python
6 3 (1.90%) TypeScript
7 2 (1.27%) Java
8 1 (0.63%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.63%) Perl
8 1 (0.63%) Ruby
8 1 (0.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (6.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.16%) Degree
2 5 (3.16%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.53%) CEH
3 4 (2.53%) CISM
3 4 (2.53%) CISSP
4 3 (1.90%) AWS Certification
4 3 (1.90%) BC Cleared
4 3 (1.90%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.27%) MCSE
5 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.63%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.63%) CCNA
6 1 (0.63%) CCNP
6 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.63%) MCITP
6 1 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.53%) GDPR
2 2 (1.27%) PMO
3 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (9.49%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.53%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (1.27%) Docker
4 2 (1.27%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.27%) vSphere
5 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (6.96%) WSUS
2 3 (1.90%) Ansible
2 3 (1.90%) FortiGate
2 3 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.90%) Puppet
3 2 (1.27%) SCCM
4 1 (0.63%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.63%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.63%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.63%) Terraform
Vendors
1 80 (50.63%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.59%) VMware
3 4 (2.53%) Citrix
4 3 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (1.90%) Telerik
5 2 (1.27%) Oracle
5 2 (1.27%) SaltStack
6 1 (0.63%) Apple
6 1 (0.63%) Avaya
6 1 (0.63%) Cisco
6 1 (0.63%) Cypress Semiconductor
6 1 (0.63%) Google
6 1 (0.63%) NetApp