Period
to 15 December 2018

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 15 December 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)
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 17 21
Rank change year-on-year -6 +4 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 0.85% 2.35% 2.27%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.50% 33.33% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Worcestershire median daily rate £363 £250 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.00% +85.19% -73.00%
10th Percentile £331 £238 £120
90th Percentile £394 £263 £264
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £450 £409
% change year-on-year +5.56% +10.09% -11.14%
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 8 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 6.78% 7.06% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 8
Worcestershire median daily rate £125 £233 £211
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -46.24% +10.06% -57.75%
10th Percentile £113 £211 £117
90th Percentile £343 £259 £394
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Worcestershire median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.23% - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.25 £16.25
% change year-on-year +5.26% -12.31% +23.11%

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 15 December 2018. 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
Bromsgrove - 1 £363 -
Microsoft Azure
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) XAML
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) MVVM
1 1 (100.00%) Moq
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Xamarin
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Development

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Moq
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Xamarin Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Development
1 1 (100.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) XAML
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Xamarin