Period
to 19 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 19 September 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
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 15 17 48
Rank change year-on-year +2 +31 +12
Contract jobs citing Azure 139 142 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 9.89% 8.02% 4.50%
As % of the Cloud Services category 36.77% 39.89% 34.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 89 46
Glasgow median daily rate £463 £375 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.33% +6.38% +7.63%
10th Percentile £341 £319 £309
90th Percentile £575 £501 £494
Scotland median daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +12.50% +3.23% +13.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £38.75 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £42.50 - -

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 Glasgow with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 378 356 185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 26.90% 20.10% 13.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 211 115
Glasgow median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +9.49%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £300
90th Percentile £575 £563 £495
Scotland median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 5
Glasgow median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £14.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +124.29% +3.50%
Scotland median hourly rate £18.95 £16.88 £17.75
% change year-on-year +12.26% -4.90% -50.69%

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure in Glasgow

Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Azure in Glasgow

Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Azure in Glasgow over the 6 months to 19 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Azure in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Azure.

1 53 (38.13%) JavaScript
1 53 (38.13%) Microsoft
2 52 (37.41%) SQL
2 52 (37.41%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (35.97%) AWS
4 42 (30.22%) C#
5 39 (28.06%) .NET
6 34 (24.46%) SQL Server
7 33 (23.74%) Public Sector
8 29 (20.86%) REST
8 29 (20.86%) Git (software)
9 26 (18.71%) Linux
9 26 (18.71%) Microservices
10 25 (17.99%) Terraform
10 25 (17.99%) Java
10 25 (17.99%) Spring
11 24 (17.27%) TeamCity
12 23 (16.55%) Security Cleared
12 23 (16.55%) Windows
12 23 (16.55%) Active Directory
12 23 (16.55%) Public Cloud
12 23 (16.55%) Azure SQL Database
13 22 (15.83%) DevOps
13 22 (15.83%) CRM
13 22 (15.83%) MVC
13 22 (15.83%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (15.83%) TDD
13 22 (15.83%) Dynamics CRM
14 21 (15.11%) .NET Framework
15 20 (14.39%) PowerShell

Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 18 (12.95%) SharePoint
2 17 (12.23%) Umbraco
3 7 (5.04%) Anypoint
3 7 (5.04%) Apache Spark
4 6 (4.32%) Confluence
5 4 (2.88%) IBM Domino
5 4 (2.88%) MS Exchange
5 4 (2.88%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.16%) Apache
6 3 (2.16%) MQSeries
7 2 (1.44%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.44%) IIS
8 1 (0.72%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.72%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
8 1 (0.72%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (4.32%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 22 (15.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.72%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 50 (35.97%) AWS
2 18 (12.95%) Office 365
3 16 (11.51%) npm
4 12 (8.63%) Azure Active Directory
5 11 (7.91%) Serverless
6 9 (6.47%) AWS Lambda
6 9 (6.47%) Dynamics 365
6 9 (6.47%) Power Platform
7 8 (5.76%) Microsoft Flow
8 7 (5.04%) Apigee
8 7 (5.04%) OpenShift
8 7 (5.04%) SaaS
9 6 (4.32%) GCP
9 6 (4.32%) Google Docs
9 6 (4.32%) Slack
10 5 (3.60%) PaaS
11 3 (2.16%) GitHub
11 3 (2.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (1.44%) Azure Data Factory
12 2 (1.44%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.19%) Skype
2 7 (5.04%) DNS
3 4 (2.88%) DHCP
3 4 (2.88%) Firewall
3 4 (2.88%) SAN
4 3 (2.16%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.44%) Internet
5 2 (1.44%) LAN
5 2 (1.44%) VPN
5 2 (1.44%) WAN
6 1 (0.72%) Network Security
6 1 (0.72%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (24.46%) SQL Server
2 23 (16.55%) Azure SQL Database
3 16 (11.51%) MySQL
3 16 (11.51%) NoSQL
4 15 (10.79%) MariaDB
5 13 (9.35%) Cosmos DB
6 11 (7.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (5.04%) Big Data
8 6 (4.32%) Oracle Database
9 4 (2.88%) Hadoop
10 3 (2.16%) Data Lake
10 3 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (2.16%) HBase
10 3 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (1.44%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.72%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.72%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.72%) Power BI
12 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 29 (20.86%) Git (software)
2 24 (17.27%) TeamCity
3 14 (10.07%) Jenkins
4 12 (8.63%) NUnit
5 11 (7.91%) MSTest
6 10 (7.19%) JIRA
7 7 (5.04%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.16%) Eclipse
8 3 (2.16%) FindBugs
8 3 (2.16%) IntelliJ
8 3 (2.16%) JUnit
8 3 (2.16%) Maven
8 3 (2.16%) StarTeam
8 3 (2.16%) Subversion
9 1 (0.72%) GoCD
9 1 (0.72%) gulp
9 1 (0.72%) Hudson
9 1 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.72%) webpack
General
1 33 (23.74%) Public Sector
2 12 (8.63%) Banking
2 12 (8.63%) Finance
3 6 (4.32%) Investment Banking
3 6 (4.32%) Marketing
4 5 (3.60%) Electronics
4 5 (3.60%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.60%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.16%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 77 (55.40%) Developer
2 21 (15.11%) .NET Developer
3 15 (10.79%) Architect
3 15 (10.79%) Lead Developer
4 12 (8.63%) Full Stack Developer
4 12 (8.63%) Microsoft Developer
5 11 (7.91%) Java Developer
6 7 (5.04%) C# Developer
6 7 (5.04%) Consultant
6 7 (5.04%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (5.04%) Lead Java Developer
6 7 (5.04%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (4.32%) .NET Software Developer
7 6 (4.32%) MuleSoft Developer
7 6 (4.32%) Software Developer
8 5 (3.60%) Analyst
8 5 (3.60%) Azure Developer
8 5 (3.60%) CRM Developer
8 5 (3.60%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 4 (2.88%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (28.06%) .NET
2 29 (20.86%) REST
3 25 (17.99%) Spring
4 21 (15.11%) .NET Framework
5 20 (14.39%) Entity Framework
6 18 (12.95%) ASP.NET Web API
6 18 (12.95%) Spring Boot
7 17 (12.23%) .NET Core
7 17 (12.23%) Sass
8 14 (10.07%) Web Services
9 11 (7.91%) AngularJS
10 10 (7.19%) HTML
11 9 (6.47%) CSS
11 9 (6.47%) SOAP
12 7 (5.04%) ActiveMQ
12 7 (5.04%) Apache Camel
12 7 (5.04%) Node.js
12 7 (5.04%) RabbitMQ
12 7 (5.04%) RAML
12 7 (5.04%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.55%) Public Cloud
2 9 (6.47%) Cloud Native
3 5 (3.60%) Clustering
4 3 (2.16%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.16%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.44%) BYOD
5 2 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.44%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.44%) Internet of Things
5 2 (1.44%) PKI
5 2 (1.44%) Replication
5 2 (1.44%) User Experience
6 1 (0.72%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.72%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 26 (18.71%) Linux
2 23 (16.55%) Windows
3 16 (11.51%) Windows Server
4 15 (10.79%) CentOS
5 8 (5.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (5.76%) Windows 10
6 7 (5.04%) AIX
7 6 (4.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (4.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.88%) Mac OS
9 3 (2.16%) Solaris
9 3 (2.16%) Unix
9 3 (2.16%) Windows 7
9 3 (2.16%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.72%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (37.41%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (18.71%) Microservices
3 22 (15.83%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (15.83%) CRM
3 22 (15.83%) DevOps
3 22 (15.83%) MVC
3 22 (15.83%) TDD
4 19 (13.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 17 (12.23%) Migration
5 17 (12.23%) Technical Leadership
6 15 (10.79%) B2C
6 15 (10.79%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (10.07%) Scrum
8 13 (9.35%) Mentoring
8 13 (9.35%) SOA
8 13 (9.35%) Unit Testing
9 12 (8.63%) Task Automation
10 11 (7.91%) Workflow
10 11 (7.91%) Workflow Development
11 10 (7.19%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 53 (38.13%) JavaScript
2 52 (37.41%) SQL
3 42 (30.22%) C#
4 25 (17.99%) Java
5 20 (14.39%) PowerShell
6 16 (11.51%) TypeScript
7 15 (10.79%) Shell Script
7 15 (10.79%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.16%) Ruby
9 2 (1.44%) C
9 2 (1.44%) Python
10 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.72%) ES6
10 1 (0.72%) Perl
10 1 (0.72%) R
10 1 (0.72%) Scala
Qualifications
1 23 (16.55%) Security Cleared
2 16 (11.51%) SC Cleared
3 10 (7.19%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (3.60%) MCSA
4 5 (3.60%) MCSE
4 5 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.88%) Degree
6 3 (2.16%) ISTQB
6 3 (2.16%) MCITP
6 3 (2.16%) MCTS
7 2 (1.44%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.72%) CCNA
8 1 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.72%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.04%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.44%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.72%) GDPR
3 1 (0.72%) NCSC
3 1 (0.72%) NIST
3 1 (0.72%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (16.55%) Active Directory
2 12 (8.63%) Docker
2 12 (8.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.47%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (4.32%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.60%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.72%) HDFS
6 1 (0.72%) OpenAM
6 1 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (17.99%) Terraform
2 14 (10.07%) Ansible
3 10 (7.19%) SCCM
4 7 (5.04%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (2.88%) Kubernetes
5 4 (2.88%) Puppet
6 3 (2.16%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (2.16%) Netcool
6 3 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.44%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.72%) MaaS360
8 1 (0.72%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 53 (38.13%) Microsoft
2 17 (12.23%) Google
3 16 (11.51%) VMware
4 12 (8.63%) SAP
5 11 (7.91%) Oracle
6 9 (6.47%) Citrix
7 8 (5.76%) IBM
8 7 (5.04%) MuleSoft
8 7 (5.04%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (5.04%) WSO2
9 6 (4.32%) Red Hat
10 5 (3.60%) Dell
10 5 (3.60%) EMC
10 5 (3.60%) Veritas
11 4 (2.88%) Symantec
12 3 (2.16%) Cisco
12 3 (2.16%) Cloudera
12 3 (2.16%) Databricks
12 3 (2.16%) McAfee
13 2 (1.44%) NetApp