Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 2017 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
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 21 37
Rank change year-on-year +11 +16 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 91 88 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 11.76% 8.31% 3.62%
As % of the Cloud Services category 68.42% 71.54% 38.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 74 30
Coventry median daily rate £450 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -20.00% +8.11%
10th Percentile £359 £334 £324
90th Percentile £538 £534 £600
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £410 £463
% change year-on-year +9.76% -11.35% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
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 133 123 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 17.18% 11.61% 9.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 100 41
Coventry median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £336 £324 £150
90th Percentile £550 £544 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Coventry median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.25 £16.25 £13.20
% change year-on-year -12.31% +23.11% -34.00%

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 12 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Coventry

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Coventry region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 60 (65.93%) .NET
2 56 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (59.34%) C#
4 53 (58.24%) MVC
5 47 (51.65%) Scrum
6 45 (49.45%) JavaScript
6 45 (49.45%) Kanban
7 44 (48.35%) BDD
8 43 (47.25%) Git (software)
9 39 (42.86%) TDD
10 37 (40.66%) HTML
10 37 (40.66%) CSS
11 36 (39.56%) ASP.NET Web API
12 33 (36.26%) SQL Server
13 30 (32.97%) ASP.NET
14 29 (31.87%) Continuous Integration
15 28 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
15 28 (30.77%) SOLID
16 26 (28.57%) Microsoft
17 24 (26.37%) Enterprise Software
18 23 (25.27%) SQL
19 22 (24.18%) Web Services
20 20 (21.98%) Dapper ORM
20 20 (21.98%) .NET Framework
21 18 (19.78%) Digital Transformation Programme
22 17 (18.68%) PowerShell
23 15 (16.48%) Amazon AWS
24 14 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
25 13 (14.29%) PaaS
26 12 (13.19%) Elasticsearch

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 12 (13.19%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (7.69%) OpenStack
3 5 (5.49%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.49%) WebSphere
4 4 (4.40%) JBoss
5 3 (3.30%) Confluence
6 2 (2.20%) CMS
6 2 (2.20%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.10%) Apache
7 1 (1.10%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (1.10%) IIS
7 1 (1.10%) Jetty
7 1 (1.10%) Mongrel
7 1 (1.10%) nginx
7 1 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (16.48%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (14.29%) PaaS
3 12 (13.19%) IaaS
4 8 (8.79%) SaaS
5 3 (3.30%) Office 365
6 2 (2.20%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.20%) GitHub
7 1 (1.10%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (1.10%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.10%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (1.10%) Google App Engine
7 1 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.10%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (1.10%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.59%) VPN
2 3 (3.30%) Firewall
3 2 (2.20%) DNS
3 2 (2.20%) ICMP
3 2 (2.20%) Network Security
3 2 (2.20%) Skype
3 2 (2.20%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.10%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.10%) HTTP
4 1 (1.10%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.10%) LDAP
4 1 (1.10%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (36.26%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.59%) MySQL
3 4 (4.40%) DB2
3 4 (4.40%) MariaDB
3 4 (4.40%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (4.40%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.20%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (2.20%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (2.20%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.10%) Big Data
5 1 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.10%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.10%) Redis
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 43 (47.25%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.40%) JIRA
3 4 (4.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.40%) TeamCity
3 4 (4.40%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (3.30%) NuGet
4 3 (3.30%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (3.30%) Vagrant
5 2 (2.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.10%) Ant
6 1 (1.10%) Maven
6 1 (1.10%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.10%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.10%) Subversion
General
1 2 (2.20%) Marketing
2 1 (1.10%) Advertising
2 1 (1.10%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 58 (63.74%) Developer
2 34 (37.36%) .NET Developer
3 23 (25.27%) Azure Developer
4 10 (10.99%) Architect
4 10 (10.99%) C# Developer
5 9 (9.89%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (8.79%) Agile Developer
6 8 (8.79%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (7.69%) Agile .NET Developer
7 7 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 7 (7.69%) Azure Engineer
8 6 (6.59%) Azure Consultant
8 6 (6.59%) Consultant
9 5 (5.49%) Azure Architect
9 5 (5.49%) Azure DevOps
9 5 (5.49%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 5 (5.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 5 (5.49%) SQL Developer
10 4 (4.40%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (4.40%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (65.93%) .NET
2 37 (40.66%) CSS
2 37 (40.66%) HTML
3 36 (39.56%) ASP.NET Web API
4 30 (32.97%) ASP.NET
5 28 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
6 22 (24.18%) Web Services
7 20 (21.98%) .NET Framework
7 20 (21.98%) Dapper ORM
8 7 (7.69%) AngularJS
8 7 (7.69%) JSON
8 7 (7.69%) Node.js
9 6 (6.59%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (5.49%) Backbone.js
10 5 (5.49%) HTML5
10 5 (5.49%) LESS
10 5 (5.49%) Razor View Engine
10 5 (5.49%) REST
10 5 (5.49%) Sass
11 4 (4.40%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 24 (26.37%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (10.99%) Wiki
3 8 (8.79%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (5.49%) User Experience
5 3 (3.30%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.30%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.20%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.10%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.10%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.99%) Windows
2 6 (6.59%) Windows Server
3 4 (4.40%) Linux
4 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.10%) CentOS
5 1 (1.10%) Debian
5 1 (1.10%) Fedora
5 1 (1.10%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (58.24%) MVC
3 47 (51.65%) Scrum
4 45 (49.45%) Kanban
5 44 (48.35%) BDD
6 39 (42.86%) TDD
7 29 (31.87%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (30.77%) SOLID
9 18 (19.78%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 14 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
11 11 (12.09%) Front End Development
11 11 (12.09%) Test Automation
12 10 (10.99%) DevOps
13 9 (9.89%) Pair Programming
13 9 (9.89%) Refactoring
13 9 (9.89%) SEO
14 7 (7.69%) Domain-Driven Design
15 6 (6.59%) Migration
16 5 (5.49%) Service Delivery
16 5 (5.49%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (59.34%) C#
2 45 (49.45%) JavaScript
3 23 (25.27%) SQL
4 17 (18.68%) PowerShell
5 5 (5.49%) Java
6 4 (4.40%) ES6
6 4 (4.40%) Python
6 4 (4.40%) Ruby
7 3 (3.30%) Go
8 2 (2.20%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.10%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (4.40%) OCP
1 4 (4.40%) Oracle Certification
1 4 (4.40%) SC Cleared
1 4 (4.40%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.20%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.10%) CCNA
3 1 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.10%) ISEB
3 1 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.10%) MCSA
3 1 (1.10%) MCSE
3 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.30%) WAI
1 3 (3.30%) WCAG
2 1 (1.10%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.10%) GCP
2 1 (1.10%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (8.79%) Docker
2 6 (6.59%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.40%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (3.30%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.10%) KVM
5 1 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.10%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.10%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (10.99%) Ansible
1 10 (10.99%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (6.59%) Terraform
3 5 (5.49%) Puppet
4 4 (4.40%) Kubernetes
5 3 (3.30%) SCOM
6 1 (1.10%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.10%) Salt
Vendors
1 26 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.69%) Oracle
3 5 (5.49%) VMware
4 4 (4.40%) IBM
5 3 (3.30%) Atlassian
5 3 (3.30%) Google
6 2 (2.20%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.10%) Cisco
7 1 (1.10%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.10%) Perforce
7 1 (1.10%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.10%) Red Hat