The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon 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 3 months to 23 June 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)
South West / Devon
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 28 37
Rank change year-on-year -4 +9  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 7 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 2.06% 2.67% 0.39%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.46% 50.00% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Median daily rate £355 £325 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.23% +3.17%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -2.77% +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.75% -  

Microsoft Azure is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Devon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 74 12 7
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 21.83% 5.33% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 8 3
Median daily rate £400 £325 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% +3.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £324 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £359 £343
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.53% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.14 £26.75
% change year-on-year +79.64% -39.65%  

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Devon citing Microsoft Azure as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Devon

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Devon.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Azure in Devon

Microsoft Azure
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the Devon region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -2 4 £325 - 2
Microsoft Azure
South West

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Devon region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 9 (56.25%) SQL
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) C#
3 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (37.50%) Internet
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 5 (31.25%) ISO 9001
4 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
4 5 (31.25%) ISO 14001
4 5 (31.25%) MongoDB
4 5 (31.25%) Internet of Things
5 4 (25.00%) Test Management
5 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
5 4 (25.00%) .NET
6 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (18.75%) Linux
6 3 (18.75%) Python
6 3 (18.75%) DevOps
6 3 (18.75%) Issue Tracking
6 3 (18.75%) Power BI
7 2 (12.50%) Database Security
7 2 (12.50%) TestRail
7 2 (12.50%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
7 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
7 2 (12.50%) MVC
7 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (12.50%) MS Visio

Microsoft Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
2 2 (12.50%) IIS
3 1 (6.25%) Apache
3 1 (6.25%) JBoss
3 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) Internet
2 2 (12.50%) LAN
2 2 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (31.25%) MongoDB
3 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (18.75%) Power BI
4 2 (12.50%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (12.50%) TestRail
3 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.25%) JIRA
3 1 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Business Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Cloud Developer
3 3 (18.75%) C# Developer
3 3 (18.75%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Lead C# Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Lead Developer
4 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Data Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) IoT Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Report Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (6.25%) SSAS Developer
5 1 (6.25%) SSIS Developer
5 1 (6.25%) SSRS Developer
5 1 (6.25%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
2 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (6.25%) CSS
2 1 (6.25%) Entity Framework
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) J2EE
2 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Internet of Things
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) Android
3 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (25.00%) Test Management
4 3 (18.75%) DevOps
4 3 (18.75%) Issue Tracking
5 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 2 (12.50%) Database Security
5 2 (12.50%) ETL
5 2 (12.50%) MVC
6 1 (6.25%) Android Development
6 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.25%) Inmon Methodology
6 1 (6.25%) iOS Development
6 1 (6.25%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (6.25%) Open Source
6 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (6.25%) SDLC
6 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 8 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (18.75%) Python
4 2 (12.50%) Java
4 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (12.50%) Perl
5 1 (6.25%) Ruby
5 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
5 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) ISO 14001
1 5 (31.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Google
3 1 (6.25%) Xamarin