Period
to 17 November 2018

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 17 November 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)
South West > Devon
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 43 46
Rank change year-on-year +32 +3 +10
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 56 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 12.17% 2.08% 1.49%
As % of the Cloud Services category 39.72% 12.24% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 9 3
Devon median daily rate £450 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26% +26.67%
10th Percentile £303 £210 £291
90th Percentile £545 £456 £426
South West median daily rate £434 £405 £450
% change year-on-year +7.10% -10.00% +32.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Devon median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £47.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -63.16% +18.75% +77.78%

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 141 98 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 30.65% 16.96% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 46 9
Devon median daily rate £468 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +11.84% +8.57%
10th Percentile £297 £281 £268
90th Percentile £568 £600 £485
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +17.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Devon median hourly rate £10.00 £35.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -71.43% +7.69% +44.44%
10th Percentile £8.70 £15.40 £31.25
90th Percentile £11.30 £35.00 £33.75
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year -5.41% -43.51% +111.29%

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 17 November 2018.

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 17 November 2018. 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 +25 42 £450 +14.65% 11
Plymouth +16 6 £339 +50.56% 2
Microsoft Azure
South West

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Devon region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 33 (58.93%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (41.07%) Python
4 22 (39.29%) Java
5 20 (35.71%) Google Cloud Platform
6 19 (33.93%) BDD
7 18 (32.14%) TDD
7 18 (32.14%) Integration Testing
8 15 (26.79%) C#
9 12 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (21.43%) AWS Certification
10 11 (19.64%) Mentoring
11 10 (17.86%) Kubernetes
12 9 (16.07%) Coaching
12 9 (16.07%) SQL
12 9 (16.07%) .NET
12 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
12 9 (16.07%) Security Cleared
13 8 (14.29%) Git (software)
14 7 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
15 6 (10.71%) Ansible
15 6 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
15 6 (10.71%) Linux
15 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET
15 6 (10.71%) Firewall
15 6 (10.71%) Scrum
16 5 (8.93%) Red Hat
16 5 (8.93%) Unix
16 5 (8.93%) HTML
16 5 (8.93%) Tomcat

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 (8.93%) Tomcat
2 4 (7.14%) Apache
2 4 (7.14%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.36%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (3.57%) CMS
4 2 (3.57%) IIS
4 2 (3.57%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 33 (58.93%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (35.71%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (7.14%) PaaS
4 3 (5.36%) Office 365
5 2 (3.57%) Azure Machine Learning
5 2 (3.57%) G Suite
6 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.71%) Firewall
2 1 (1.79%) Internet
2 1 (1.79%) Intranet
2 1 (1.79%) LAN
2 1 (1.79%) OpenVPN
2 1 (1.79%) SAN
2 1 (1.79%) SMS
2 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.79%) VPN
2 1 (1.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) Power BI
1 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (3.57%) Big Data
3 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.57%) GIS
3 2 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.57%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.79%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.79%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.36%) GitLab
2 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (3.57%) Bitbucket
3 2 (3.57%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.57%) JIRA
3 2 (3.57%) Selenium
4 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.79%) NUnit
General
1 2 (3.57%) Retail
2 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (58.93%) Developer
2 11 (19.64%) Senior Developer
3 7 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 7 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 7 (12.50%) Python Developer
4 4 (7.14%) Administrator
5 3 (5.36%) .NET Developer
5 3 (5.36%) Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) Architect
5 3 (5.36%) Azure Developer
5 3 (5.36%) DBA
5 3 (5.36%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (5.36%) Server Administrator
6 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Cloud Developer
6 2 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Senior Systems Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.07%) .NET
2 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET
3 5 (8.93%) AngularJS
3 5 (8.93%) HTML
4 4 (7.14%) .NET Core
4 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET Core
4 4 (7.14%) HTML5
5 3 (5.36%) .NET Framework
5 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (5.36%) CSS
5 3 (5.36%) JSON
5 3 (5.36%) XML
6 2 (3.57%) JSON Schema
6 2 (3.57%) Swagger
6 2 (3.57%) Web Services
6 2 (3.57%) XML Schema
7 1 (1.79%) Angular 2
7 1 (1.79%) OpenLayers
7 1 (1.79%) React
7 1 (1.79%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (3.57%) Blog
1 2 (3.57%) Graphic Design
1 2 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (3.57%) NHS
1 2 (3.57%) Replication
2 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.79%) Marketing Technology
2 1 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) Linux
2 5 (8.93%) Unix
3 4 (7.14%) Windows
4 2 (3.57%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (33.93%) BDD
3 18 (32.14%) Integration Testing
3 18 (32.14%) TDD
4 12 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (19.64%) Mentoring
6 9 (16.07%) Coaching
7 7 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
8 6 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (10.71%) Scrum
9 5 (8.93%) Data Development
10 4 (7.14%) DevOps
10 4 (7.14%) Test Automation
11 3 (5.36%) Unit Testing
12 2 (3.57%) Content Management
12 2 (3.57%) Customer Engagement
12 2 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
12 2 (3.57%) Statistical Analysis
12 2 (3.57%) Test Scripting
12 2 (3.57%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.07%) Python
2 22 (39.29%) Java
3 15 (26.79%) C#
4 9 (16.07%) SQL
5 5 (8.93%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.36%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.36%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.57%) R
7 2 (3.57%) TypeScript
7 2 (3.57%) VB
8 1 (1.79%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (21.43%) AWS Certification
2 9 (16.07%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.36%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (3.57%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) PMO
2 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) Docker
2 3 (5.36%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.79%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 10 (17.86%) Kubernetes
2 6 (10.71%) Ansible
3 3 (5.36%) systemd
4 2 (3.57%) Data Guard
4 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (3.57%) SCCM
5 1 (1.79%) Icinga
5 1 (1.79%) Nagios
5 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.93%) Red Hat
3 3 (5.36%) Google
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle
4 2 (3.57%) Atlassian
4 2 (3.57%) VMware
4 2 (3.57%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco
5 1 (1.79%) Ivanti
5 1 (1.79%) ServiceNow