Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 16 30
Rank change year-on-year +10 +14 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 111 88 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 14.53% 9.46% 4.51%
As % of the Cloud Services category 63.43% 73.95% 42.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 75 39
Coventry median daily rate £475 £415 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.46% -17.00% +9.59%
10th Percentile £340 £313 £323
90th Percentile £560 £550 £600
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £420 £450
% change year-on-year +13.10% -6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Coventry median hourly rate - £16.00 -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £16.00 -

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 175 119 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 22.91% 12.80% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 97 46
Coventry median daily rate £450 £430 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +14.67% -16.67%
10th Percentile £338 £313 £181
90th Percentile £575 £582 £519
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Coventry median hourly rate £16.55 £16.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.44% - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £13.30 £16.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -16.88% +18.52% -48.08%

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 23 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Coventry

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 81 (72.97%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (63.96%) .NET
3 66 (59.46%) C#
4 63 (56.76%) JavaScript
5 59 (53.15%) Scrum
6 55 (49.55%) MVC
6 55 (49.55%) HTML
6 55 (49.55%) CSS
7 54 (48.65%) SQL Server
7 54 (48.65%) Continuous Integration
8 52 (46.85%) Git (software)
9 51 (45.95%) Kanban
9 51 (45.95%) BDD
10 49 (44.14%) TDD
11 48 (43.24%) ASP.NET Web API
12 47 (42.34%) ASP.NET
13 44 (39.64%) ASP.NET MVC
14 42 (37.84%) Web Services
15 40 (36.04%) Enterprise Software
15 40 (36.04%) SOLID
16 36 (32.43%) Dapper ORM
17 32 (28.83%) Microsoft
18 31 (27.93%) SQL
19 29 (26.13%) .NET Framework
20 22 (19.82%) Digital Transformation Programme
21 19 (17.12%) DevOps
21 19 (17.12%) PowerShell
22 18 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
23 13 (11.71%) PaaS
23 13 (11.71%) User Experience

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 8 (7.21%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.50%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (4.50%) OpenStack
2 5 (4.50%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.60%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (3.60%) JBoss
4 2 (1.80%) CMS
4 2 (1.80%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.90%) Apache
5 1 (0.90%) IIS
5 1 (0.90%) Jetty
5 1 (0.90%) Mongrel
5 1 (0.90%) nginx
5 1 (0.90%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.90%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 18 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (11.71%) PaaS
3 12 (10.81%) IaaS
4 11 (9.91%) SaaS
5 6 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (5.41%) Office 365
6 5 (4.50%) GitHub
7 2 (1.80%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (1.80%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.90%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.90%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.90%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.50%) VPN
2 4 (3.60%) Firewall
3 3 (2.70%) DNS
4 2 (1.80%) ICMP
4 2 (1.80%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.90%) BGP
5 1 (0.90%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.90%) H.323
5 1 (0.90%) HTTP
5 1 (0.90%) Network Security
5 1 (0.90%) OSPF
5 1 (0.90%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (48.65%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.41%) MySQL
3 5 (4.50%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.60%) DB2
4 4 (3.60%) MariaDB
4 4 (3.60%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.60%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (2.70%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.70%) Neo4j
6 2 (1.80%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.80%) Big Data
6 2 (1.80%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.80%) Power BI
6 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 52 (46.85%) Git (software)
2 9 (8.11%) Jenkins
2 9 (8.11%) Visual Studio
3 8 (7.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (5.41%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (2.70%) GitLab
5 3 (2.70%) Subversion
6 2 (1.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.90%) Ant
7 1 (0.90%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.90%) Maven
7 1 (0.90%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.90%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.90%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (1.80%) Marketing
2 1 (0.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 67 (60.36%) Developer
2 34 (30.63%) .NET Developer
3 19 (17.12%) Azure Developer
4 15 (13.51%) Architect
5 13 (11.71%) DevOps Engineer
6 12 (10.81%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (10.81%) C# Developer
7 8 (7.21%) Java Developer
8 7 (6.31%) Consultant
8 7 (6.31%) Senior Developer
9 6 (5.41%) Azure Consultant
9 6 (5.41%) Azure Engineer
9 6 (5.41%) Cloud Engineer
9 6 (5.41%) Microsoft Developer
10 5 (4.50%) Azure Architect
10 5 (4.50%) Azure DevOps
10 5 (4.50%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 5 (4.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 5 (4.50%) Lead Developer
10 5 (4.50%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (63.96%) .NET
2 55 (49.55%) CSS
2 55 (49.55%) HTML
3 48 (43.24%) ASP.NET Web API
4 47 (42.34%) ASP.NET
5 44 (39.64%) ASP.NET MVC
6 42 (37.84%) Web Services
7 36 (32.43%) Dapper ORM
8 29 (26.13%) .NET Framework
9 10 (9.01%) JSON
10 9 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 7 (6.31%) Node.js
12 6 (5.41%) CSS3
12 6 (5.41%) HTML5
13 5 (4.50%) AngularJS
13 5 (4.50%) RESTful
14 4 (3.60%) Hibernate
14 4 (3.60%) REST
14 4 (3.60%) SOAP
14 4 (3.60%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 40 (36.04%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (11.71%) User Experience
3 12 (10.81%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (6.31%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.70%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.70%) Wiki
6 2 (1.80%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.80%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.90%) Clustering
7 1 (0.90%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.90%) PKI
7 1 (0.90%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.90%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.81%) Windows
2 8 (7.21%) Windows Server
3 6 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (4.50%) Linux
5 1 (0.90%) CentOS
5 1 (0.90%) Debian
5 1 (0.90%) Fedora
5 1 (0.90%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (72.97%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (53.15%) Scrum
3 55 (49.55%) MVC
4 54 (48.65%) Continuous Integration
5 51 (45.95%) BDD
5 51 (45.95%) Kanban
6 49 (44.14%) TDD
7 40 (36.04%) SOLID
8 22 (19.82%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 19 (17.12%) DevOps
10 10 (9.01%) Continuous Delivery
11 8 (7.21%) Open Source
11 8 (7.21%) Test Automation
12 7 (6.31%) Mentoring
12 7 (6.31%) Pair Programming
12 7 (6.31%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (5.41%) Front End Development
13 6 (5.41%) Migration
13 6 (5.41%) OO
13 6 (5.41%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 66 (59.46%) C#
2 63 (56.76%) JavaScript
3 31 (27.93%) SQL
4 19 (17.12%) PowerShell
5 9 (8.11%) Java
6 6 (5.41%) Python
6 6 (5.41%) Ruby
7 5 (4.50%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.70%) Clojure
8 3 (2.70%) Erlang
8 3 (2.70%) F#
8 3 (2.70%) Go
8 3 (2.70%) Groovy
8 3 (2.70%) Haskell
8 3 (2.70%) Scala
9 2 (1.80%) C
9 2 (1.80%) ES6
9 2 (1.80%) XAML
10 1 (0.90%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (5.41%) SC Cleared
1 6 (5.41%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.60%) OCP
2 4 (3.60%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (1.80%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.90%) CCNP
4 1 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.80%) GDPR
1 2 (1.80%) WAI
1 2 (1.80%) WCAG
2 1 (0.90%) GCP
System Software
1 10 (9.01%) Docker
2 7 (6.31%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.70%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.90%) KVM
5 1 (0.90%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.90%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (8.11%) Ansible
1 9 (8.11%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (7.21%) Terraform
3 7 (6.31%) Puppet
4 5 (4.50%) WSUS
5 4 (3.60%) Kubernetes
6 3 (2.70%) SCOM
7 1 (0.90%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.90%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.90%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.90%) Salt
Vendors
1 32 (28.83%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.11%) Google
2 9 (8.11%) Oracle
3 4 (3.60%) IBM
3 4 (3.60%) VMware
4 2 (1.80%) Cloudera
4 2 (1.80%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.90%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.90%) Cisco
5 1 (0.90%) F5
5 1 (0.90%) Perforce
5 1 (0.90%) Rackspace
5 1 (0.90%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.90%) Telerik