Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 21 November 2017 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)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 43 94
Rank change year-on-year +7 +51 +8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 66 42 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 5.08% 3.76% 0.47%
As % of the Cloud Services category 39.29% 43.30% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 31 4
Glasgow median daily rate £361 £320 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.89% +28.00% -
10th Percentile £301 £257 £213
90th Percentile £475 £419 £599
Scotland median daily rate £400 £340 £290
% change year-on-year +17.65% +17.24% +28.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 Glasgow with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 168 97 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 12.92% 8.69% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 64 20
Glasgow median daily rate £355 £340 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.41% +5.43% +0.78%
10th Percentile £300 £230 £210
90th Percentile £474 £464 £498
Scotland median daily rate £400 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +14.29% +4.63% -10.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £30.00 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +114.29% - -11.11%
10th Percentile £17.09 £14.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £32.50 £14.00 £15.00
Scotland median hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year +60.71% +16.67% -23.81%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Glasgow

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Azure in Glasgow

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Glasgow over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 35 (53.03%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (48.48%) .NET
3 30 (45.45%) C#
4 25 (37.88%) Microsoft
5 24 (36.36%) JavaScript
6 22 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 22 (33.33%) MVC
6 22 (33.33%) AngularJS
7 17 (25.76%) Amazon AWS
8 16 (24.24%) HTML
8 16 (24.24%) SQL Server
9 13 (19.70%) CSS
10 12 (18.18%) SQL
10 12 (18.18%) Scrum
11 11 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (15.15%) Ansible
12 10 (15.15%) Docker
12 10 (15.15%) DevOps
13 9 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (12.12%) Jenkins
14 8 (12.12%) HTML5
14 8 (12.12%) Puppet
14 8 (12.12%) jQuery
15 7 (10.61%) Web Development
15 7 (10.61%) WCF
15 7 (10.61%) CRM
15 7 (10.61%) Vagrant
15 7 (10.61%) Opscode Chef
15 7 (10.61%) Office 365

Microsoft 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 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.03%) CMS
2 2 (3.03%) JBoss
2 2 (3.03%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (3.03%) Skype for Business
2 2 (3.03%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.03%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.52%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.52%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 17 (25.76%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (10.61%) Office 365
3 4 (6.06%) GitHub
4 3 (4.55%) Azure Data Factory
4 3 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (4.55%) OpenShift
5 2 (3.03%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (3.03%) IaaS
5 2 (3.03%) SaaS
6 1 (1.52%) BrowserStack
6 1 (1.52%) PaaS
6 1 (1.52%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.55%) Firewall
2 2 (3.03%) Internet
2 2 (3.03%) Skype
3 1 (1.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (24.24%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (9.09%) Power BI
3 4 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.55%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (3.03%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (3.03%) Data Lake
5 2 (3.03%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.52%) QlikView
6 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (12.12%) Jenkins
2 7 (10.61%) Vagrant
3 5 (7.58%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (7.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (7.58%) Visual Studio
4 4 (6.06%) TeamCity
5 3 (4.55%) Gradle
5 3 (4.55%) Maven
6 2 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (3.03%) Bitbucket
6 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.03%) Hudson
6 2 (3.03%) JIRA
6 2 (3.03%) NUnit
6 2 (3.03%) PhantomJS
6 2 (3.03%) ReSharper
7 1 (1.52%) Fiddler
7 1 (1.52%) Selenium
7 1 (1.52%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (3.03%) Finance
1 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (56.06%) Developer
2 26 (39.39%) .NET Developer
3 9 (13.64%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (10.61%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 7 (10.61%) Web Developer
5 6 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (9.09%) C# Developer
6 5 (7.58%) .NET Web Developer
6 5 (7.58%) Angular Developer
6 5 (7.58%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Build and Release Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Build Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Release Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Report Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (48.48%) .NET
2 22 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 22 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 16 (24.24%) HTML
4 13 (19.70%) CSS
5 9 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (12.12%) HTML5
6 8 (12.12%) jQuery
7 7 (10.61%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (10.61%) WCF
8 6 (9.09%) RESTful
9 5 (7.58%) Web Services
10 4 (6.06%) CSS3
10 4 (6.06%) KnockoutJS
10 4 (6.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (4.55%) JSON
11 3 (4.55%) Node.js
11 3 (4.55%) React
11 3 (4.55%) Sass
12 2 (3.03%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (6.06%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.03%) Internet of Things
3 1 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.09%) Linux
2 4 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.55%) CentOS
3 3 (4.55%) Ubuntu
4 2 (3.03%) Windows
5 1 (1.52%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (53.03%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (33.33%) MVC
3 12 (18.18%) Scrum
4 11 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (15.15%) DevOps
6 7 (10.61%) CRM
6 7 (10.61%) Web Development
7 6 (9.09%) Microservices
7 6 (9.09%) TDD
8 5 (7.58%) Configuration Management
8 5 (7.58%) High Availability
8 5 (7.58%) OO
9 4 (6.06%) Analytics
9 4 (6.06%) Collaborative Working
9 4 (6.06%) Test Automation
9 4 (6.06%) Unit Testing
10 3 (4.55%) Business Transformation
10 3 (4.55%) Data Protection
10 3 (4.55%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 30 (45.45%) C#
2 24 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 12 (18.18%) SQL
4 6 (9.09%) Java
5 5 (7.58%) PowerShell
6 4 (6.06%) Python
7 3 (4.55%) Ruby
7 3 (4.55%) TypeScript
8 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.52%) R
9 1 (1.52%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (1.52%) HNC
2 1 (1.52%) HND
2 1 (1.52%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.52%) PMP
2 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 10 (15.15%) Docker
2 3 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (15.15%) Ansible
2 8 (12.12%) Puppet
3 7 (10.61%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (7.58%) Kubernetes
4 5 (7.58%) Packer
5 2 (3.03%) Consul
5 2 (3.03%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (3.03%) Salt
5 2 (3.03%) Terraform
6 1 (1.52%) SCCM
6 1 (1.52%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 25 (37.88%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.55%) Google
3 2 (3.03%) Sitecore
3 2 (3.03%) VMware
4 1 (1.52%) Informatica
4 1 (1.52%) Lotus
4 1 (1.52%) McAfee
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle
4 1 (1.52%) Progress
4 1 (1.52%) Tableau