The table below looks at the statistics for Cloud Computing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cloud Computing over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Computing
Rank 35 - 42
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 2 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.62% - 1.50%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.06% - 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£438 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £503 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.66% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £11.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -61.40%
Cloud Computing
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Cloud Services Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
33 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.19% 1.86% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 3 0
Average daily rate £425 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £12.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -35.13%

Cloud Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Cloud Computing Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Cloud Computing
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Cloud Computing Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) Python
2 9 (81.82%) Client/Server
2 9 (81.82%) Linux
2 9 (81.82%) Internet
2 9 (81.82%) C
2 9 (81.82%) C++
2 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 9 (81.82%) Perforce
2 9 (81.82%) JIRA
3 7 (63.64%) Streaming Media
3 7 (63.64%) XML
4 5 (45.45%) Scrum
4 5 (45.45%) IPTV
4 5 (45.45%) QA
5 4 (36.36%) Product Management
6 3 (27.27%) Manual Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
7 2 (18.18%) HTTP
7 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
7 2 (18.18%) MySQL
7 2 (18.18%) CSS
7 2 (18.18%) Web Services
7 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
7 2 (18.18%) RESTful
7 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
7 2 (18.18%) Web Application Development
7 2 (18.18%) Automation Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) Internet
2 2 (18.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Software Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Tester
4 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Tester
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Test Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) UI Developer
4 2 (18.18%) UI Programmer
5 1 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Tester
5 1 (9.09%) QA Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) HTML
2 7 (63.64%) XML
3 2 (18.18%) RESTful
3 2 (18.18%) CSS
3 2 (18.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Client/Server
2 7 (63.64%) Streaming Media
3 5 (45.45%) IPTV
4 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Scrum
2 4 (36.36%) Product Management
3 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Manual Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
4 2 (18.18%) Web Application Development
4 2 (18.18%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Python
2 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 9 (81.82%) C
2 9 (81.82%) C++
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Perforce
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat