Period
to 18 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 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 18 December 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)
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 21 22
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 2.41% 2.27% 2.21%
As % of the Cloud Services category 33.33% 37.50% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 21
Worcestershire median daily rate £250 £135 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +85.19% -73.00% -
10th Percentile £238 £120 £475
90th Percentile £263 £264 £600
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £414 £461
% change year-on-year +8.76% -10.30% -0.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Worcestershire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year +181.25% - -

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 Worcestershire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Worcestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 6 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 7.23% 6.06% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 3
Worcestershire median daily rate £233 £211 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.06% -57.75% -
10th Percentile £211 £117 £475
90th Percentile £259 £394 £585
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.18% +6.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Worcestershire median hourly rate £15.50 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.25 £16.25 £13.20
% change year-on-year -12.31% +23.11% -34.00%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Worcestershire

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Azure in Worcestershire

Microsoft Azure
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

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 Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 18 December 2017. 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
Worcester +4 1 £250 +18.34%
Redditch - 1 - -
Microsoft Azure
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (50.00%) TypeScript
2 1 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3

Microsoft Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (50.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft