Period
to 7 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Azure over the 6 months to 7 December 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 32 32
Rank change year-on-year +22 0 +29
Contract jobs citing Azure 188 152 185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 10.47% 5.68% 5.74%
As % of the Cloud Services category 38.13% 26.30% 42.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 120 127
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £473 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.05% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £287 £262 £271
90th Percentile £586 £600 £615
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
East Midlands median hourly rate £44.00 - £40.00
10th Percentile £42.00 - £39.00
90th Percentile £46.00 - £41.00
England median hourly rate £52.00 £28.72 £37.25
% change year-on-year +81.09% -22.91% +132.81%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 493 578 431
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 27.47% 21.59% 13.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 413 272
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £413 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% - +3.13%
10th Percentile £185 £258 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £575
England median daily rate £500 £490 £475
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 4 4
East Midlands median hourly rate £16.88 £21.25 £15.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.59% +38.96% -15.04%
10th Percentile £10.88 £10.73 £10.29
90th Percentile £31.94 £32.50 £35.30
England median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year +22.86% -14.63% +7.89%

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Azure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Azure in the East Midlands

Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Azure in the East Midlands

Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Azure in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 7 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Azure in the East Midlands

Azure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Azure in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Azure in the East Midlands

Azure
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Azure within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 7 December 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
Nottinghamshire +23 93 £450 +20.00% 85
Leicestershire +26 42 £375 -23.08% 43
Derbyshire +1 26 £425 +25.93% 12
Northamptonshire +13 9 £355 -40.83% 11
Lincolnshire -3 1 £400 +23.08% 7
Azure
England

For the 6 months to 7 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Azure.

1 57 (30.32%) Microsoft
1 57 (30.32%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (29.26%) AWS
3 45 (23.94%) SQL
4 39 (20.74%) C#
5 38 (20.21%) DevOps
6 37 (19.68%) .NET
7 31 (16.49%) SQL Server
8 30 (15.96%) JavaScript
9 23 (12.23%) Finance
9 23 (12.23%) AngularJS
10 22 (11.70%) PowerShell
10 22 (11.70%) Retail
11 21 (11.17%) Java
12 20 (10.64%) Windows
12 20 (10.64%) Data Warehouse
12 20 (10.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 20 (10.64%) Analytics
13 19 (10.11%) Scrum
13 19 (10.11%) Business Intelligence
14 18 (9.57%) Stakeholder Management
14 18 (9.57%) Data Centre
15 17 (9.04%) Jenkins
15 17 (9.04%) GCP
15 17 (9.04%) Continuous Integration
15 17 (9.04%) Test Automation
15 17 (9.04%) Python
15 17 (9.04%) .NET Core
16 16 (8.51%) HTML
16 16 (8.51%) Migration

Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 11 (5.85%) Skype for Business
2 6 (3.19%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.13%) Confluence
4 3 (1.60%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.06%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.06%) IIS
6 1 (0.53%) Apache
6 1 (0.53%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.53%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.53%) ThingWorx
6 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (1.60%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.66%) Eikon
2 3 (1.60%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 55 (29.26%) AWS
2 17 (9.04%) GCP
3 14 (7.45%) Office 365
4 9 (4.79%) Power Platform
5 6 (3.19%) Apigee
5 6 (3.19%) Azure Data Factory
6 5 (2.66%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (2.66%) GitHub
6 5 (2.66%) PaaS
7 4 (2.13%) Serverless
7 4 (2.13%) Trello
8 3 (1.60%) IaaS
8 3 (1.60%) SaaS
9 2 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (1.06%) Azure Functions
9 2 (1.06%) Azure Stack
9 2 (1.06%) BrowserStack
9 2 (1.06%) Firebase
9 2 (1.06%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.45%) WAN
2 12 (6.38%) Skype
3 9 (4.79%) LAN
4 8 (4.26%) Firewall
5 6 (3.19%) Internet
5 6 (3.19%) SAN
6 4 (2.13%) DHCP
6 4 (2.13%) DNS
7 2 (1.06%) FTP
7 2 (1.06%) Intranet
7 2 (1.06%) NAS
7 2 (1.06%) Network Security
8 1 (0.53%) HTTP
8 1 (0.53%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.53%) SMTP
8 1 (0.53%) VPN
8 1 (0.53%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (16.49%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.64%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (10.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (6.38%) MySQL
4 9 (4.79%) Azure SQL Database
4 9 (4.79%) Big Data
4 9 (4.79%) MongoDB
4 9 (4.79%) Power BI
5 8 (4.26%) NoSQL
6 7 (3.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (3.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (3.19%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.66%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 4 (2.13%) Data Lake
9 4 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.60%) SSDT
11 2 (1.06%) Apache Hive
11 2 (1.06%) Hadoop
11 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (9.04%) Jenkins
2 14 (7.45%) JIRA
3 11 (5.85%) Git (software)
4 9 (4.79%) Octopus Deploy
5 8 (4.26%) TeamCity
6 5 (2.66%) git-flow
6 5 (2.66%) Selenium
6 5 (2.66%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (2.13%) Android Studio
7 4 (2.13%) Mocha
7 4 (2.13%) SpecFlow
7 4 (2.13%) Visual Studio
7 4 (2.13%) Xcode
8 3 (1.60%) Ant
8 3 (1.60%) Bitbucket
8 3 (1.60%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.60%) MSTest
9 2 (1.06%) Fiddler
9 2 (1.06%) Jasmine
9 2 (1.06%) JUnit
General
1 23 (12.23%) Finance
2 22 (11.70%) Retail
3 9 (4.79%) Law
3 9 (4.79%) Public Sector
4 5 (2.66%) Games
5 3 (1.60%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.60%) Marketing
5 3 (1.60%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.53%) Automotive
6 1 (0.53%) German Language
6 1 (0.53%) Legal
Job Titles
1 56 (29.79%) Developer
2 45 (23.94%) Architect
3 19 (10.11%) Solutions Architect
4 18 (9.57%) .NET Developer
5 16 (8.51%) Azure Architect
6 13 (6.91%) Analyst
7 11 (5.85%) C# Developer
7 11 (5.85%) DevOps Engineer
7 11 (5.85%) Network Architect
8 10 (5.32%) Azure Engineer
8 10 (5.32%) Data Engineer
9 8 (4.26%) Business Analyst
10 6 (3.19%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (3.19%) Data Architect
10 6 (3.19%) Full Stack Developer
10 6 (3.19%) Senior Developer
10 6 (3.19%) Software Developer
11 5 (2.66%) DBA
11 5 (2.66%) Java Developer
11 5 (2.66%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (19.68%) .NET
2 23 (12.23%) AngularJS
3 17 (9.04%) .NET Core
4 16 (8.51%) HTML
5 14 (7.45%) CSS
6 13 (6.91%) React
7 11 (5.85%) Node.js
8 10 (5.32%) .NET Framework
8 10 (5.32%) REST
9 9 (4.79%) ASP.NET
10 8 (4.26%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (4.26%) XML
11 7 (3.72%) Angular 2
11 7 (3.72%) Middleware
12 6 (3.19%) JSON
12 6 (3.19%) React Native
13 5 (2.66%) Entity Framework
13 5 (2.66%) Redux
13 5 (2.66%) RESTful
14 4 (2.13%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.57%) Data Centre
2 14 (7.45%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (5.85%) Public Cloud
4 8 (4.26%) NHS
5 6 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.19%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.66%) Enterprise Storage
6 5 (2.66%) User Experience
7 4 (2.13%) Cloud Native
7 4 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.13%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.60%) Internet of Things
8 3 (1.60%) Replication
9 2 (1.06%) e-Health
9 2 (1.06%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.06%) LIMS
9 2 (1.06%) PACS
10 1 (0.53%) EPoS
10 1 (0.53%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.53%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (10.64%) Windows
2 11 (5.85%) Linux
3 7 (3.72%) Windows Server
4 6 (3.19%) Unix
5 5 (2.66%) Windows 10
6 4 (2.13%) Android
7 2 (1.06%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.06%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.53%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (30.32%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (20.21%) DevOps
3 20 (10.64%) Analytics
4 19 (10.11%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (10.11%) Scrum
5 18 (9.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (9.04%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (9.04%) Test Automation
7 16 (8.51%) Migration
8 14 (7.45%) Microservices
9 13 (6.91%) Project Delivery
9 13 (6.91%) TDD
10 12 (6.38%) ETL
11 11 (5.85%) E-Commerce
12 9 (4.79%) Architectural Design
12 9 (4.79%) Continuous Delivery
12 9 (4.79%) Data Integration
12 9 (4.79%) Data Modelling
12 9 (4.79%) ITIL
13 8 (4.26%) UML
Programming Languages
1 45 (23.94%) SQL
2 39 (20.74%) C#
3 30 (15.96%) JavaScript
4 22 (11.70%) PowerShell
5 21 (11.17%) Java
6 17 (9.04%) Python
7 9 (4.79%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.13%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.13%) Objective-C
9 3 (1.60%) C++
10 2 (1.06%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.06%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.06%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.53%) Delphi
11 1 (0.53%) ES6
11 1 (0.53%) Perl
11 1 (0.53%) Ruby
11 1 (0.53%) Scala
11 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (4.26%) Degree
2 6 (3.19%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.13%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.60%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.60%) TOGAF Certification
5 2 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.53%) CCDA
6 1 (0.53%) CCIE
6 1 (0.53%) CCNA
6 1 (0.53%) CCNP
6 1 (0.53%) CCNP Voice
6 1 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.53%) CISSP
6 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.53%) MCITP
6 1 (0.53%) MCSA
6 1 (0.53%) MCTS
6 1 (0.53%) OCP
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.79%) QA
2 3 (1.60%) GDPR
3 2 (1.06%) HL7
3 2 (1.06%) SLA
4 1 (0.53%) NCSC
4 1 (0.53%) NIST
System Software
1 13 (6.91%) Active Directory
2 12 (6.38%) Docker
3 6 (3.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.60%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.53%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 1 (0.53%) vSphere
6 1 (0.53%) XenApp
6 1 (0.53%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (5.85%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.13%) Terraform
3 3 (1.60%) Ansible
3 3 (1.60%) SCCM
4 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.53%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.53%) Puppet
5 1 (0.53%) Salt
Vendors
1 57 (30.32%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.38%) Cisco
2 12 (6.38%) Oracle
3 8 (4.26%) VMware
4 6 (3.19%) Google
4 6 (3.19%) SAP
5 5 (2.66%) CA
5 5 (2.66%) WSO2
6 4 (2.13%) Citrix
7 3 (1.60%) Dynatrace
7 3 (1.60%) ServiceNow
7 3 (1.60%) Tableau
8 2 (1.06%) Databricks
8 2 (1.06%) Splunk
8 2 (1.06%) Twitter
9 1 (0.53%) Alibaba
9 1 (0.53%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.53%) Hortonworks
9 1 (0.53%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.53%) Xamarin