Period
to 17 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 17 October 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
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 23 55 54
Rank change year-on-year +32 -1 +11
Contract jobs citing Azure 18 22 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 5.96% 2.57% 0.90%
As % of the Cloud Services category 28.13% 16.67% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 31 3
Northamptonshire median daily rate £410 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.67% +9.09% +57.14%
10th Percentile £213 £350 £525
90th Percentile £525 £600 £585
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £413 £423
% change year-on-year +3.03% -2.37% -23.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £44.00 - £40.00

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 64 132 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 21.19% 15.40% 7.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 93 21
Northamptonshire median daily rate £425 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -15.79% +5.56%
10th Percentile £185 £314 £250
90th Percentile £530 £588 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - £12.50 £10.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +18.57% -
East Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £12.50 £10.59
% change year-on-year +28.00% +18.09% -39.51%

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure in Northamptonshire

Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Azure in Northamptonshire

Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Azure in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Azure in Northamptonshire

Azure
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Azure within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 17 October 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
Northampton +28 13 £500 -16.67% 10
Kettering - 2 £260 - 3
Azure
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Azure.

1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 9 (50.00%) C#
3 8 (44.44%) .NET
3 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 8 (44.44%) SQL
4 7 (38.89%) AWS
5 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (27.78%) MVC
6 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (27.78%) Web Services
6 5 (27.78%) RESTful
6 5 (27.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (27.78%) AngularJS
6 5 (27.78%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2017
7 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (22.22%) jQuery
7 4 (22.22%) XML
7 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
7 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
7 4 (22.22%) CSS
7 4 (22.22%) HTML
7 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
8 3 (16.67%) Delphi
8 3 (16.67%) CRM
8 3 (16.67%) ETL
8 3 (16.67%) B2B
8 3 (16.67%) Project Management
8 3 (16.67%) Active Directory

Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.56%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) AWS
2 3 (16.67%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (16.67%) Office 365
3 1 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (5.56%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2017
3 3 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) C# Developer
3 5 (27.78%) .NET Developer
4 4 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Business Systems Manager
5 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
5 3 (16.67%) SQL Developer
6 2 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 1 (5.56%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) AWS Architect
7 1 (5.56%) Azure Architect
7 1 (5.56%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Azure Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Integration Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Citrix Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Citrix Support Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (5.56%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) .NET
2 5 (27.78%) AngularJS
2 5 (27.78%) RESTful
2 5 (27.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 5 (27.78%) Web Services
3 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 4 (22.22%) CSS
3 4 (22.22%) HTML
3 4 (22.22%) jQuery
3 4 (22.22%) XML
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.56%) Entity Framework
4 1 (5.56%) JSON
4 1 (5.56%) Kendo UI
4 1 (5.56%) LINQ
4 1 (5.56%) REST
4 1 (5.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (5.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) Continuous Delivery
2 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (27.78%) MVC
3 3 (16.67%) B2B
3 3 (16.67%) B2B Sales
3 3 (16.67%) CRM
3 3 (16.67%) ETL
3 3 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) DevOps
4 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 2 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (5.56%) Open Source
5 1 (5.56%) Proactive Monitoring
5 1 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) SIEM
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) C#
2 8 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
4 3 (16.67%) Delphi
5 1 (5.56%) Python
5 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) MCSA
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.56%) Citrix Hypervisor
3 1 (5.56%) Docker
3 1 (5.56%) vSphere
3 1 (5.56%) XenApp
3 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.56%) Ansible
2 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.56%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) Salt
2 1 (5.56%) SCOM
2 1 (5.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) arcserve
3 1 (5.56%) Becrypt
3 1 (5.56%) CA
3 1 (5.56%) Citrix
3 1 (5.56%) Google
3 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds
3 1 (5.56%) Sophos