Period
to 16 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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)
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 22 36 67
Rank change year-on-year +14 +31 +8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 61 33 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 6.68% 3.99% 1.85%
As % of the Cloud Services category 36.31% 33.67% 16.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 26 16
South Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £500 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +23.08% +16.07%
10th Percentile £334 £300 £259
90th Percentile £638 £600 £578
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £420
% change year-on-year -5.56% +7.14% +8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 168 98 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 18.40% 11.84% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 62 107
South Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £473 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +11.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £303 £257
90th Percentile £593 £638 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 4
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £22.00 £87.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.36% -74.86% +629.17%
10th Percentile £10.10 £20.00 £22.35
90th Percentile £29.00 £24.00 £127.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.56 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -11.76% -8.33% +16.13%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in South Yorkshire

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Azure in South Yorkshire

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in South Yorkshire

Microsoft Azure
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 South Yorkshire 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
Sheffield +12 55 £500 - 35
Doncaster - 4 £400 - 7
Rotherham - 1 £400 - 4
Microsoft Azure
Yorkshire

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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 38 (62.30%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (57.38%) DevOps
3 31 (50.82%) Microsoft
4 21 (34.43%) HTML
4 21 (34.43%) Amazon AWS
5 20 (32.79%) Linux
6 19 (31.15%) Finance
7 18 (29.51%) C#
8 17 (27.87%) Node.js
9 16 (26.23%) PaaS
9 16 (26.23%) CSS
10 15 (24.59%) SQL Server
10 15 (24.59%) Web Development
10 15 (24.59%) RESTful
10 15 (24.59%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (24.59%) Security Cleared
11 14 (22.95%) Git (software)
11 14 (22.95%) MVC
11 14 (22.95%) .NET
11 14 (22.95%) ASP.NET
12 12 (19.67%) Unix
12 12 (19.67%) GitHub
12 12 (19.67%) Continuous Delivery
13 11 (18.03%) Power BI
13 11 (18.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 11 (18.03%) jQuery
13 11 (18.03%) JavaScript
13 11 (18.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 11 (18.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 10 (16.39%) Razor View Engine

Microsoft Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 (4.92%) Tomcat
1 3 (4.92%) WebSphere
1 3 (4.92%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (1.64%) Apache
2 1 (1.64%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.64%) nginx
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.28%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 21 (34.43%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (26.23%) PaaS
3 12 (19.67%) GitHub
4 9 (14.75%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (8.20%) SaaS
6 4 (6.56%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (6.56%) IaaS
6 4 (6.56%) Office 365
7 3 (4.92%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (3.28%) Amazon S3
9 1 (1.64%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.56%) LAN
1 4 (6.56%) SAN
1 4 (6.56%) WAN
2 3 (4.92%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (4.92%) Firewall
2 3 (4.92%) HTTP
2 3 (4.92%) NAS
2 3 (4.92%) SSL
2 3 (4.92%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.64%) 2G
3 1 (1.64%) 3G
3 1 (1.64%) 4G
3 1 (1.64%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.64%) DNS
3 1 (1.64%) GSM
3 1 (1.64%) LTE
3 1 (1.64%) NFC
3 1 (1.64%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (24.59%) SQL Server
2 11 (18.03%) Power BI
2 11 (18.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (18.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (16.39%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (4.92%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.28%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (3.28%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.28%) MySQL
5 2 (3.28%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (22.95%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.84%) Jenkins
3 4 (6.56%) CircleCI
4 3 (4.92%) Subversion
4 3 (4.92%) Travis CI
5 1 (1.64%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.64%) GoCD
5 1 (1.64%) Gradle
5 1 (1.64%) JIRA
5 1 (1.64%) Maven
5 1 (1.64%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.64%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 19 (31.15%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.64%) Back Office
3 1 (1.64%) Banking
3 1 (1.64%) Electronics
3 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.64%) Retail
3 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (42.62%) Developer
2 14 (22.95%) Architect
3 8 (13.11%) Technical Architect
4 6 (9.84%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) SQL Developer
4 6 (9.84%) Systems Developer
5 5 (8.20%) .NET Developer
5 5 (8.20%) C# Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Consultant
5 5 (8.20%) Senior Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (4.92%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Cloud Consultant
7 2 (3.28%) DevOps Consultant
7 2 (3.28%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Migration Consultant
7 2 (3.28%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (34.43%) HTML
2 17 (27.87%) Node.js
3 16 (26.23%) CSS
4 15 (24.59%) RESTful
5 14 (22.95%) .NET
5 14 (22.95%) ASP.NET
6 11 (18.03%) jQuery
6 11 (18.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 10 (16.39%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 10 (16.39%) Razor View Engine
8 6 (9.84%) XML
9 3 (4.92%) .NET Core
9 3 (4.92%) AngularJS
9 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (4.92%) JSON
9 3 (4.92%) Middleware
9 3 (4.92%) React
9 3 (4.92%) XSLT
10 2 (3.28%) CSS3
10 2 (3.28%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.56%) Cloud Native
2 3 (4.92%) Clustering
2 3 (4.92%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.28%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.28%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.64%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.64%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.64%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.64%) iSeries
4 1 (1.64%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.64%) NHS
4 1 (1.64%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.64%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.64%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 20 (32.79%) Linux
2 12 (19.67%) Unix
3 8 (13.11%) Mac OS X
4 7 (11.48%) Windows
5 3 (4.92%) Mac OS
5 3 (4.92%) Solaris
6 1 (1.64%) VMS
6 1 (1.64%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (62.30%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (57.38%) DevOps
3 15 (24.59%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (24.59%) Web Development
4 14 (22.95%) MVC
5 12 (19.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (13.11%) Service Design
7 7 (11.48%) Configuration Management
7 7 (11.48%) TDD
8 6 (9.84%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 6 (9.84%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (9.84%) Software Architecture
8 6 (9.84%) Web Design
9 5 (8.20%) Open Source
10 4 (6.56%) Data Integration
10 4 (6.56%) Migration
10 4 (6.56%) Test Automation
11 3 (4.92%) Benchmarking
11 3 (4.92%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (4.92%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (29.51%) C#
2 11 (18.03%) JavaScript
3 9 (14.75%) Java
3 9 (14.75%) Python
3 9 (14.75%) SQL
4 6 (9.84%) Ruby
5 5 (8.20%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.92%) Scala
7 2 (3.28%) Perl
8 1 (1.64%) Go
8 1 (1.64%) Java 8
8 1 (1.64%) Kotlin
8 1 (1.64%) PHP
8 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (24.59%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.11%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.92%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.28%) BC Cleared
4 2 (3.28%) Degree
5 1 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (3.28%) GDPR
1 2 (3.28%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (16.39%) Docker
2 4 (6.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.92%) NFS
3 3 (4.92%) SRDF
3 3 (4.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (4.92%) Xen
4 1 (1.64%) Firmware
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.64%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.64%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (11.48%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (11.48%) Puppet
2 6 (9.84%) Ansible
2 6 (9.84%) Terraform
3 4 (6.56%) Kubernetes
3 4 (6.56%) Salt
4 1 (1.64%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 31 (50.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.11%) Google
3 6 (9.84%) EMC
3 6 (9.84%) NetApp
4 5 (8.20%) Oracle
4 5 (8.20%) SaltStack
5 4 (6.56%) VMware
6 3 (4.92%) Cisco
6 3 (4.92%) MuleSoft
7 2 (3.28%) Atlassian
7 2 (3.28%) SAP
8 1 (1.64%) ArcSight
8 1 (1.64%) Citrix
8 1 (1.64%) Progress
8 1 (1.64%) TOWER Software
8 1 (1.64%) Xamarin