Period
to 20 July 2019

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 6 months to 20 July 2019 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
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 16 9 54
Rank change year-on-year -7 +45 -15
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 53 56 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 8.10% 11.22% 2.01%
As % of the Cloud Services category 23.98% 35.90% 10.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 32 7
Devon median daily rate £400 £438 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +13.64% +14.07%
10th Percentile £313 £288 £266
90th Percentile £500 £488 £497
South West median daily rate £463 £438 £360
% change year-on-year +5.71% +21.53% -15.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Devon median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £19.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year +121.05% -60.00% +18.75%

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 Devon with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 221 156 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 33.79% 31.26% 18.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 88 68
Devon median daily rate £475 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +9.38% +11.42%
10th Percentile £336 £293 £303
90th Percentile £613 £550 £538
South West median daily rate £475 £425 £385
% change year-on-year +11.76% +10.39% -0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 2
Devon median hourly rate £17.00 £27.75 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.74% +16.84% -15.18%
10th Percentile £14.00 £9.50 £13.63
90th Percentile £68.75 £93.75 £32.88
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year +100.00% -63.16% +137.50%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

Job postings citing Microsoft Azure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Devon.

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Devon over the 6 months to 20 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 20 July 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -10 33 £400 -8.57% 20
Plymouth -6 5 £350 +16.18% 2
Microsoft Azure
South West

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, 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 Devon region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 30 (56.60%) SQL
2 21 (39.62%) C#
3 20 (37.74%) Microsoft
4 18 (33.96%) Node.js
5 17 (32.08%) SQL Server
5 17 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (28.30%) Windows
6 15 (28.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (28.30%) Windows Server
7 14 (26.42%) JSON
8 12 (22.64%) RESTful
8 12 (22.64%) NoSQL
8 12 (22.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (20.75%) XML
9 11 (20.75%) Integration Testing
9 11 (20.75%) SC Cleared
9 11 (20.75%) Security Cleared
10 10 (18.87%) Web Services
10 10 (18.87%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (18.87%) API Design
11 9 (16.98%) Greenfield Project
11 9 (16.98%) XML Schema
12 8 (15.09%) JavaScript
12 8 (15.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (13.21%) PowerShell
13 7 (13.21%) Azure Active Directory
13 7 (13.21%) Active Directory
13 7 (13.21%) Migration
14 6 (11.32%) Change Management
14 6 (11.32%) Business Intelligence

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 1 (1.89%) CMS
1 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.21%) Azure Active Directory
2 5 (9.43%) Power Platform
3 4 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (7.55%) npm
4 2 (3.77%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (3.77%) SaaS
5 1 (1.89%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (1.89%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.89%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (32.08%) SQL Server
2 15 (28.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (22.64%) NoSQL
3 12 (22.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (18.87%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (15.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 6 (11.32%) SQL Server 2017
7 5 (9.43%) Power BI
7 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (5.66%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.89%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (1.89%) MySQL
10 1 (1.89%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Jasmine
1 4 (7.55%) Karma Test Runner
1 4 (7.55%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (9.43%) Local Government
2 2 (3.77%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.89%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 26 (49.06%) Developer
2 12 (22.64%) Administrator
3 11 (20.75%) DBA
3 11 (20.75%) Senior Developer
3 11 (20.75%) SQL DBA
4 10 (18.87%) C# Developer
5 7 (13.21%) Node.js Developer
6 6 (11.32%) Senior C# Developer
7 5 (9.43%) Angular Developer
7 5 (9.43%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (7.55%) Analyst
8 4 (7.55%) Business Analyst
8 4 (7.55%) Cloud Developer
8 4 (7.55%) Software Developer
8 4 (7.55%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (5.66%) Azure Developer
9 3 (5.66%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 3 (5.66%) Power BI Developer
9 3 (5.66%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 2 (3.77%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (33.96%) Node.js
2 14 (26.42%) JSON
3 12 (22.64%) RESTful
4 11 (20.75%) XML
5 10 (18.87%) Web Services
6 9 (16.98%) XML Schema
7 5 (9.43%) .NET
7 5 (9.43%) AngularJS
7 5 (9.43%) CSS
7 5 (9.43%) HTML
8 4 (7.55%) LESS
8 4 (7.55%) Sass
9 2 (3.77%) REST
10 1 (1.89%) .NET Core
10 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
10 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (1.89%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.66%) User Experience
3 2 (3.77%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.89%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.30%) Windows
1 15 (28.30%) Windows Server
2 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (20.75%) Integration Testing
3 10 (18.87%) API Design
4 7 (13.21%) Migration
5 6 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (11.32%) Change Management
5 6 (11.32%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (9.43%) Capacity Management
6 5 (9.43%) DevOps
6 5 (9.43%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (9.43%) High Availability
6 5 (9.43%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (9.43%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (7.55%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (7.55%) Unit Testing
8 3 (5.66%) ITIL
8 3 (5.66%) Performance Testing
8 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2
8 3 (5.66%) Scrum
8 3 (5.66%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 30 (56.60%) SQL
2 21 (39.62%) C#
3 8 (15.09%) JavaScript
4 7 (13.21%) PowerShell
5 5 (9.43%) TypeScript
6 4 (7.55%) ES6
7 3 (5.66%) Python
8 2 (3.77%) Delphi
8 2 (3.77%) Java
9 1 (1.89%) C
9 1 (1.89%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (20.75%) SC Cleared
1 11 (20.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 7 (13.21%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (37.74%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.77%) Talend
2 2 (3.77%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.89%) VMware