The first table below looks at the demand for Cloud Computing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cloud Computing over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the Bristol region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Computing
Rank 60 - 65
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 14 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.48% - 0.30%
As % of the Cloud Services category 48.28% - 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 0
Average daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £28.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-61.40% -28.75%
Cloud Services Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
29 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.06% 1.39% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 5 2
Average daily rate £450 £313 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -11.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £300 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £365 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -38.00%
Cloud Computing
South West

Cloud Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cloud Computing across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Cloud Computing Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Cloud Computing
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cloud Computing across the Bristol region.

Cloud Computing Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Cloud Computing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cloud Computing.

1 18 (100.00%) Java
1 18 (100.00%) Web Services
2 14 (77.78%) OO
2 14 (77.78%) SVG
2 14 (77.78%) Process Management
2 14 (77.78%) TDD
2 14 (77.78%) Web Development
2 14 (77.78%) Batik
2 14 (77.78%) Scala
2 14 (77.78%) CouchDB
2 14 (77.78%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (77.78%) BDD
2 14 (77.78%) Akka
2 14 (77.78%) Play Framework
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.11%) Degree
3 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 2 (11.11%) RESTful
3 2 (11.11%) Open Source
3 2 (11.11%) SaaS
3 2 (11.11%) PaaS
3 2 (11.11%) HP
3 2 (11.11%) Workflow
3 2 (11.11%) Scrum
3 2 (11.11%) Information Security
4 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.56%) HTTP
4 1 (5.56%) MySQL
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Cloud Computing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cloud Computing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 14 (77.78%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.11%) SaaS
2 2 (11.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (77.78%) CouchDB
2 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Developer
1 9 (50.00%) Scala Developer
2 7 (38.89%) Architect
3 5 (27.78%) Java Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Data Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) Web Services
2 14 (77.78%) SVG
2 14 (77.78%) Batik
2 14 (77.78%) Akka
2 14 (77.78%) Play Framework
3 2 (11.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 2 (11.11%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) OO
1 14 (77.78%) Process Management
1 14 (77.78%) TDD
1 14 (77.78%) Web Development
1 14 (77.78%) BDD
2 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
2 2 (11.11%) Workflow
2 2 (11.11%) Scrum
2 2 (11.11%) Information Security
2 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.56%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (77.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle