Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 29 48
Rank change year-on-year +17 +19 +9
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 43 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 9.53% 3.65% 2.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 29.66% 20.45% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 8
Devon median daily rate £438 £388 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.90% +7.64% +59.12%
10th Percentile £310 £228 £313
90th Percentile £550 £425 £401
South West median daily rate £450 £409 £425
% change year-on-year +10.09% -3.82% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Devon median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £23.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year -23.91% -44.58% +84.44%

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 145 88 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 32.15% 17.85% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 39 13
Devon median daily rate £475 £425 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +26.87% -6.94%
10th Percentile £310 £293 £264
90th Percentile £580 £625 £427
South West median daily rate £450 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +11.11% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Devon median hourly rate - £35.00 -
South West median hourly rate £18.50 £18.63 £25.75
% change year-on-year -0.67% -27.67% +25.61%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +15 34 £438 +12.90% 18
Plymouth +3 5 £375 +66.67% 1
Microsoft Azure
South West

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 23 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (44.19%) Java
2 19 (44.19%) Python
3 18 (41.86%) Integration Testing
3 18 (41.86%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (41.86%) BDD
4 17 (39.53%) Google Cloud Platform
4 17 (39.53%) TDD
5 11 (25.58%) C#
6 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
6 10 (23.26%) Mentoring
6 10 (23.26%) Coaching
7 8 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (18.60%) SQL
7 8 (18.60%) AWS Certification
8 7 (16.28%) .NET
8 7 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (16.28%) Power BI
9 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
10 5 (11.63%) HTML
10 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET
10 5 (11.63%) Scrum
10 5 (11.63%) Continuous Deployment
11 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET Core
11 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
11 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
11 4 (9.30%) PowerShell
11 4 (9.30%) Azure SQL Database
11 4 (9.30%) HTML5
11 4 (9.30%) Git (software)

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 2 (4.65%) CMS
1 2 (4.65%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 18 (41.86%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (39.53%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (9.30%) Office 365
4 2 (4.65%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) LAN
1 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) Power BI
2 4 (9.30%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.65%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.65%) Big Data
4 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.65%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.33%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.33%) Data Lake
5 1 (2.33%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.98%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (4.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (4.65%) Bitbucket
3 2 (4.65%) JIRA
4 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.33%) Selenium
General
1 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (76.74%) Developer
2 10 (23.26%) Senior Developer
3 7 (16.28%) C# Developer
4 6 (13.95%) Software Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Azure Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Java Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Python Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (4.65%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Architect
6 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Consultant
7 1 (2.33%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) .NET
2 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET
2 5 (11.63%) HTML
3 4 (9.30%) AngularJS
3 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET Core
3 4 (9.30%) HTML5
4 3 (6.98%) .NET Core
4 3 (6.98%) CSS
4 3 (6.98%) JSON
4 3 (6.98%) XML
5 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
5 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (4.65%) JSON Schema
5 2 (4.65%) Swagger
5 2 (4.65%) Web Services
5 2 (4.65%) XML Schema
6 1 (2.33%) Angular 2
6 1 (2.33%) LESS
6 1 (2.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.33%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Blog
1 2 (4.65%) Graphic Design
1 2 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.33%) Marketing Technology
2 1 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) Windows
1 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (41.86%) BDD
2 18 (41.86%) Integration Testing
3 17 (39.53%) TDD
4 10 (23.26%) Coaching
4 10 (23.26%) Mentoring
5 8 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (11.63%) Continuous Deployment
7 5 (11.63%) Scrum
8 3 (6.98%) Data Development
8 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (6.98%) Test Automation
8 3 (6.98%) Unit Testing
9 2 (4.65%) Content Management
9 2 (4.65%) Customer Engagement
9 2 (4.65%) Migration
9 2 (4.65%) Storage Management
9 2 (4.65%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 19 (44.19%) Java
1 19 (44.19%) Python
2 11 (25.58%) C#
3 8 (18.60%) SQL
4 4 (9.30%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.98%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.65%) VB
7 1 (2.33%) C
7 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) AWS Certification
2 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
3 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.65%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) Atlassian
2 2 (4.65%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco
3 1 (2.33%) VMware