Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 22 October 2018 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)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 19 37
Rank change year-on-year +5 +18 +23
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 71 31 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 13.17% 6.62% 2.47%
As % of the Cloud Services category 47.97% 31.31% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 8 9
Southampton median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £398 £313 £285
90th Percentile £563 £525 £523
Hampshire median daily rate £463 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +15.63% -11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate - - £59.31

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 Southampton with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Southampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 148 99 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 27.46% 21.15% 10.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 53 27
Southampton median daily rate £475 £388 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.58% -11.43% +5.42%
10th Percentile £368 £129 £300
90th Percentile £575 £545 £538
Hampshire median daily rate £475 £400 £439
% change year-on-year +18.75% -8.83% +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate £11.00 - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £16.25 £20.00 £54.50
% change year-on-year -18.75% -63.30% +263.33%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Southampton

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Azure in Southampton

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Southampton over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 55 (77.46%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (50.70%) C#
3 27 (38.03%) Serverless
4 22 (30.99%) Microsoft
5 21 (29.58%) .NET
6 20 (28.17%) JSON
7 18 (25.35%) DevOps
8 17 (23.94%) SQL
8 17 (23.94%) TDD
9 16 (22.54%) BDD
10 15 (21.13%) JavaScript
10 15 (21.13%) Big Data
11 13 (18.31%) MongoDB
11 13 (18.31%) Python
11 13 (18.31%) PowerShell
12 12 (16.90%) Amazon AWS
12 12 (16.90%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (16.90%) SQL Server
13 11 (15.49%) Git (software)
13 11 (15.49%) Security Cleared
13 11 (15.49%) Visual Studio Team System
13 11 (15.49%) Jenkins
14 10 (14.08%) Docker
14 10 (14.08%) React
14 10 (14.08%) Data Lake
14 10 (14.08%) NoSQL
15 9 (12.68%) Cosmos DB
15 9 (12.68%) Azure Functions
15 9 (12.68%) Continuous Improvement
16 8 (11.27%) Opscode Chef

Microsoft Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 7 (9.86%) Apache Spark
2 6 (8.45%) Apache
2 6 (8.45%) CMS
2 6 (8.45%) Umbraco
3 4 (5.63%) Apache Solr
3 4 (5.63%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (4.23%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (38.03%) Serverless
2 12 (16.90%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (12.68%) Azure Functions
4 7 (9.86%) Azure Data Factory
4 7 (9.86%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
5 6 (8.45%) Amazon S3
5 6 (8.45%) Amazon SQS
5 6 (8.45%) AWS Fargate
5 6 (8.45%) AWS Lambda
5 6 (8.45%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (8.45%) PaaS
6 3 (4.23%) Azure Machine Learning
6 3 (4.23%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (4.23%) SaaS
7 2 (2.82%) Office 365
8 1 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.41%) IaaS
8 1 (1.41%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.13%) Big Data
2 13 (18.31%) MongoDB
3 12 (16.90%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (16.90%) SQL Server
4 10 (14.08%) Data Lake
4 10 (14.08%) NoSQL
5 9 (12.68%) Cosmos DB
6 8 (11.27%) Azure SQL Database
7 7 (9.86%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (9.86%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 7 (9.86%) Geospatial Data
7 7 (9.86%) Hadoop
8 6 (8.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (7.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (7.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (5.63%) Power BI
11 3 (4.23%) Apache Hive
11 3 (4.23%) Impala
11 3 (4.23%) Neo4j
12 1 (1.41%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 11 (15.49%) Git (software)
1 11 (15.49%) Jenkins
1 11 (15.49%) Visual Studio Team System
2 6 (8.45%) Octopus Deploy
2 6 (8.45%) TeamCity
2 6 (8.45%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.63%) MSTest
3 4 (5.63%) NUnit
3 4 (5.63%) Selenium
3 4 (5.63%) SpecFlow
4 3 (4.23%) JIRA
4 3 (4.23%) JMeter
4 3 (4.23%) WebDriver
5 2 (2.82%) GitLab
6 1 (1.41%) Artifactory
General
1 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
1 1 (1.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 44 (61.97%) Developer
2 24 (33.80%) C# Developer
3 9 (12.68%) .NET Developer
4 8 (11.27%) Architect
5 7 (9.86%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) Cloud Developer
7 5 (7.04%) Analyst
7 5 (7.04%) Azure Architect
7 5 (7.04%) Azure Developer
7 5 (7.04%) Backend Developer
7 5 (7.04%) Big Data Developer
8 4 (5.63%) AWS Developer
8 4 (5.63%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (4.23%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) Data Architect
9 3 (4.23%) Platform Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) Test Analyst
10 2 (2.82%) Business Analyst
10 2 (2.82%) C# .NET Developer
10 2 (2.82%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (29.58%) .NET
2 20 (28.17%) JSON
3 10 (14.08%) React
4 8 (11.27%) .NET Core
5 7 (9.86%) ASP.NET
5 7 (9.86%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (8.45%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (8.45%) Vue.js
7 5 (7.04%) Kafka
7 5 (7.04%) SAML
8 4 (5.63%) HTML
8 4 (5.63%) REST
8 4 (5.63%) Web Services
9 3 (4.23%) .NET Framework
10 2 (2.82%) CSS
10 2 (2.82%) Entity Framework
10 2 (2.82%) Spark Streaming
11 1 (1.41%) GraphQL
11 1 (1.41%) Jest
11 1 (1.41%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.23%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.82%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.41%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.41%) STB
5 1 (1.41%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.27%) Windows
2 6 (8.45%) Linux
3 1 (1.41%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (77.46%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (25.35%) DevOps
3 17 (23.94%) TDD
4 16 (22.54%) BDD
5 9 (12.68%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (11.27%) Analytics
6 8 (11.27%) Data Modelling
6 8 (11.27%) MVC
7 7 (9.86%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (9.86%) Data Analytics
7 7 (9.86%) Identity Management
7 7 (9.86%) SDLC
8 6 (8.45%) Data Architecture
8 6 (8.45%) Migration
8 6 (8.45%) Open Source
8 6 (8.45%) Project Management
9 5 (7.04%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (7.04%) Data Ingestion
9 5 (7.04%) OO
9 5 (7.04%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 36 (50.70%) C#
2 17 (23.94%) SQL
3 15 (21.13%) JavaScript
4 13 (18.31%) PowerShell
4 13 (18.31%) Python
5 1 (1.41%) Scala
5 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (15.49%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.45%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.04%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.41%) Degree
4 1 (1.41%) MCSA
4 1 (1.41%) MCSE
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (14.08%) Docker
2 6 (8.45%) Active Directory
3 5 (7.04%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.82%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (11.27%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (11.27%) Puppet
1 8 (11.27%) Terraform
2 6 (8.45%) Ansible
3 4 (5.63%) Kubernetes
4 2 (2.82%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (2.82%) Kibana
5 1 (1.41%) Grafana
5 1 (1.41%) Graphite
5 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.41%) SCCM
5 1 (1.41%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 22 (30.99%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.04%) Databricks
3 3 (4.23%) Google
4 1 (1.41%) ESRI
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle
4 1 (1.41%) SAP
4 1 (1.41%) Tableau
4 1 (1.41%) UiPath