The table below looks at the statistics for Cloud Computing skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cloud Computing over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cloud Computing
Rank 404 458 464
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +6
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 230 163 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.46% 0.32% 0.29%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.33% 5.05% 6.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 121 114
Median daily rate £475 £440 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.95% +0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £800 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
+25.71% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Cloud Computing
UK

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

Cloud Services Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
5308 3229 2206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.66% 6.24% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3768 2164 1437
Median daily rate £475 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 45 53
Median hourly rate £17.75 £24.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.04% +37.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.08 £46.00 £30.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-20.48% +22.05%

Cloud Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Cloud Computing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Cloud Computing Jobs Demand Trend in England

Cloud Computing
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Cloud Computing Daily Rate Trend in England

Cloud Computing
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cloud Computing across the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Cloud Computing Daily Rate Histogram in England

Cloud Computing
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cloud Computing across the England region.

Cloud Computing Hourly Rate Trend in England

Cloud Computing
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Computing within the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +5 103 £500 +5.26% 21
South East +57 66 £450 - 17
West Midlands -6 25 £415 -2.35% 1
Yorkshire 0 19 £500 +42.85% 2
East of England +20 5 £600 +31.14%
North West -16 5 - - 1
South West -3 4 £638 +112.50% 4
Cloud Computing
UK

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cloud Computing 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 England region with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 230 (43.23%) Amazon AWS
2 210 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
3 181 (34.02%) Linux
4 159 (29.89%) Java
5 154 (28.95%) Microsoft Azure
6 143 (26.88%) DevOps
7 122 (22.93%) Puppet
8 102 (19.17%) Ruby
9 99 (18.61%) Python
10 91 (17.11%) SQL
10 91 (17.11%) Oracle
11 88 (16.54%) Google
12 86 (16.17%) Continuous Integration
12 86 (16.17%) Jenkins
12 86 (16.17%) Continuous Delivery
13 84 (15.79%) JavaScript
14 83 (15.60%) Microsoft
15 82 (15.41%) Unix
16 81 (15.23%) MongoDB
17 76 (14.29%) Git (software)
17 76 (14.29%) Web Services
18 75 (14.10%) Finance
19 74 (13.91%) VMware
20 73 (13.72%) Data Centre
21 71 (13.35%) Software Engineering
22 70 (13.16%) Tomcat
22 70 (13.16%) AngularJS
23 69 (12.97%) OpenStack
24 67 (12.59%) J2EE
24 67 (12.59%) Shell Script

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 70 (13.16%) Tomcat
2 69 (12.97%) OpenStack
3 47 (8.83%) WebSphere
4 32 (6.02%) Apache
5 30 (5.64%) Elasticsearch
5 30 (5.64%) IIS
6 26 (4.89%) nginx
7 24 (4.51%) Jetty
8 17 (3.20%) BizTalk Server
9 16 (3.01%) WebLogic
10 15 (2.82%) SharePoint
11 12 (2.26%) SharePoint 2013
12 11 (2.07%) JBoss
13 10 (1.88%) Cloud Foundry
13 10 (1.88%) WebLogic Portal
14 9 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
14 9 (1.69%) Skype for Business
15 8 (1.50%) SharePoint 2010
16 6 (1.13%) MS Exchange
17 5 (0.94%) CMS
Applications
1 24 (4.51%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.13%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.94%) OmniGraffle
4 3 (0.56%) MS Office
5 2 (0.38%) MS Project
6 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (2.26%) BigMachines
1 12 (2.26%) Eloqua
2 10 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (1.50%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.38%) Magento
4 2 (0.38%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.38%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 230 (43.23%) Amazon AWS
2 154 (28.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 58 (10.90%) PaaS
4 54 (10.15%) IaaS
4 54 (10.15%) SaaS
5 38 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
6 37 (6.95%) Google Cloud Platform
7 31 (5.83%) GitHub
8 24 (4.51%) Google App Engine
9 18 (3.38%) Amazon S3
10 12 (2.26%) AWS Lambda
11 11 (2.07%) Amazon SQS
11 11 (2.07%) AWS CloudFormation
11 11 (2.07%) Office 365
12 6 (1.13%) Heroku
12 6 (1.13%) OpenShift
13 5 (0.94%) Force.com
13 5 (0.94%) Lucidchart
14 4 (0.75%) Google Apps
15 3 (0.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 62 (11.65%) Firewall
2 59 (11.09%) DNS
3 44 (8.27%) TCP/IP
4 32 (6.02%) HTTP
5 30 (5.64%) DHCP
6 28 (5.26%) SSL
7 24 (4.51%) FTP
7 24 (4.51%) IPsec
8 20 (3.76%) SAN
9 18 (3.38%) Internet
10 17 (3.20%) CTI
11 11 (2.07%) VoIP
12 10 (1.88%) VLAN
13 9 (1.69%) NAS
14 8 (1.50%) Network Security
15 7 (1.32%) iSCSI
15 7 (1.32%) VPN
16 6 (1.13%) LAN
16 6 (1.13%) WAN
17 5 (0.94%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (15.23%) MongoDB
2 48 (9.02%) MySQL
3 46 (8.65%) SQL Server
4 36 (6.77%) Big Data
5 30 (5.64%) Hadoop
6 23 (4.32%) Apache Cassandra
6 23 (4.32%) Couchbase
7 21 (3.95%) NoSQL
8 20 (3.76%) PostgreSQL
9 14 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (2.44%) MariaDB
11 8 (1.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 8 (1.50%) Oracle Database
11 8 (1.50%) SimpleDB
12 7 (1.32%) Redis
13 4 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (0.75%) DB2
13 4 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (0.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 86 (16.17%) Jenkins
2 76 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 48 (9.02%) Maven
4 42 (7.89%) Vagrant
5 37 (6.95%) JUnit
6 34 (6.39%) Mockito
7 31 (5.83%) Cucumber
8 23 (4.32%) Travis CI
9 22 (4.14%) Selenium
9 22 (4.14%) Spock
10 21 (3.95%) TeamCity
11 18 (3.38%) Subversion
12 17 (3.20%) JIRA
13 16 (3.01%) Oracle APEX
14 15 (2.82%) Gradle
15 12 (2.26%) RSpec
16 8 (1.50%) Gerrit
16 8 (1.50%) Mercurial
16 8 (1.50%) MSBuild
17 7 (1.32%) Appium
General
1 75 (14.10%) Finance
2 17 (3.20%) Retail
3 15 (2.82%) Banking
4 10 (1.88%) Front Office
5 9 (1.69%) Marketing
5 9 (1.69%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.50%) Publishing
7 7 (1.32%) Legal
8 6 (1.13%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.94%) Billing
10 3 (0.56%) Games
11 2 (0.38%) Advertising
11 2 (0.38%) Back Office
11 2 (0.38%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.38%) German Language
11 2 (0.38%) Law
12 1 (0.19%) Electronics
12 1 (0.19%) French Language
12 1 (0.19%) Military
12 1 (0.19%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 173 (32.52%) Developer
2 100 (18.80%) Architect
3 68 (12.78%) Java Developer
4 58 (10.90%) DevOps Engineer
5 38 (7.14%) Applications Developer
6 34 (6.39%) Cloud Architect
7 28 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
7 28 (5.26%) Senior Developer
8 27 (5.08%) Infrastructure Architect
9 24 (4.51%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 23 (4.32%) Analyst
10 23 (4.32%) Cloud Engineer
10 23 (4.32%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 21 (3.95%) Designer
11 21 (3.95%) Technical Architect
12 20 (3.76%) Consultant
13 19 (3.57%) Security Designer
13 19 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
14 18 (3.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 18 (3.38%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (14.29%) Web Services
2 70 (13.16%) AngularJS
3 67 (12.59%) J2EE
4 57 (10.71%) Spring
5 55 (10.34%) JSON
6 49 (9.21%) HTML
7 43 (8.08%) XML
8 41 (7.71%) REST
9 39 (7.33%) .NET
10 35 (6.58%) RabbitMQ
10 35 (6.58%) RESTful
11 34 (6.39%) JMS
11 34 (6.39%) Middleware
12 30 (5.64%) HTML5
13 28 (5.26%) Servlets
14 27 (5.08%) LAMP
15 26 (4.89%) CSS
15 26 (4.89%) ELK Stack
15 26 (4.89%) Sensu
15 26 (4.89%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 73 (13.72%) Data Centre
2 26 (4.89%) Public Cloud
3 23 (4.32%) Private Cloud
4 21 (3.95%) Hybrid Cloud
5 20 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (3.38%) DataPower
7 16 (3.01%) Clustering
8 13 (2.44%) Computer Science
9 12 (2.26%) Mobile App
10 10 (1.88%) Data Structures
10 10 (1.88%) User Experience
10 10 (1.88%) Visualisation
11 9 (1.69%) Client/Server
11 9 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (1.50%) Algorithms
12 8 (1.50%) Social Network
12 8 (1.50%) VCE vBlock
13 7 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 7 (1.32%) Management Information System
14 5 (0.94%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 181 (34.02%) Linux
2 82 (15.41%) Unix
3 59 (11.09%) Windows
4 34 (6.39%) AIX
5 22 (4.14%) Windows Server
6 21 (3.95%) Oracle Linux
7 20 (3.76%) SUSE
8 17 (3.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 12 (2.26%) Solaris
10 10 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (1.69%) Apple iOS
12 7 (1.32%) Ubuntu
13 6 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
14 5 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (0.75%) Android
16 3 (0.56%) CentOS
16 3 (0.56%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.38%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (26.88%) DevOps
3 86 (16.17%) Continuous Delivery
3 86 (16.17%) Continuous Integration
4 71 (13.35%) Software Engineering
5 61 (11.47%) ITIL
6 59 (11.09%) Scrum
7 54 (10.15%) Service Management
8 49 (9.21%) Configuration Management
9 48 (9.02%) Open Source
10 45 (8.46%) Microservices
11 44 (8.27%) CRM
12 39 (7.33%) Release Management
13 35 (6.58%) SOA
14 33 (6.20%) Load Balancing
15 31 (5.83%) Project Management
16 30 (5.64%) Web Development
17 29 (5.45%) Identity Access Management
18 28 (5.26%) Change Management
18 28 (5.26%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 159 (29.89%) Java
2 102 (19.17%) Ruby
3 99 (18.61%) Python
4 91 (17.11%) SQL
5 84 (15.79%) JavaScript
6 67 (12.59%) Shell Script
7 58 (10.90%) Bash Shell
8 32 (6.02%) Perl
9 29 (5.45%) Scala
10 28 (5.26%) C#
11 26 (4.89%) Apex Code
12 23 (4.32%) PHP
13 22 (4.14%) PowerShell
14 19 (3.57%) C++
15 8 (1.50%) R
16 5 (0.94%) Korn
17 4 (0.75%) PL/SQL
18 3 (0.56%) C
18 3 (0.56%) Go
19 2 (0.38%) XAML
Qualifications
1 59 (11.09%) Security Cleared
2 47 (8.83%) SC Cleared
3 27 (5.08%) Degree
4 14 (2.63%) CCNA
4 14 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (1.50%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (1.50%) RHCA
5 8 (1.50%) RHCE
6 7 (1.32%) CCNP
6 7 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 7 (1.32%) RHCSA
7 6 (1.13%) EMC Certification
8 5 (0.94%) CISM
8 5 (0.94%) CISSP
8 5 (0.94%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.94%) MCSE
8 5 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (0.75%) VCAP
10 3 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.32%) Government Security Classifications
2 7 (1.32%) QA
3 4 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.75%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.56%) SLA
5 2 (0.38%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.19%) GCP
6 1 (0.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.19%) RMADS
System Software
1 62 (11.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (8.46%) Docker
3 29 (5.45%) Active Directory
4 16 (3.01%) Hyper-V
5 12 (2.26%) Oracle RAC
6 11 (2.07%) Virtual Desktop
7 10 (1.88%) KVM
7 10 (1.88%) NFS
8 9 (1.69%) iptables
9 8 (1.50%) vSphere
9 8 (1.50%) XenServer
10 7 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
11 6 (1.13%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (0.94%) Xen
13 4 (0.75%) vCloud
14 3 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (0.56%) XenDesktop
15 2 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 2 (0.38%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 122 (22.93%) Puppet
2 62 (11.65%) Opscode Chef
3 45 (8.46%) Ansible
3 45 (8.46%) Packer
4 37 (6.95%) Terraform
5 30 (5.64%) Consul
6 26 (4.89%) Uchiwa
7 25 (4.70%) Graphite
8 11 (2.07%) Grafana
8 11 (2.07%) Salt
9 10 (1.88%) StatsD
10 9 (1.69%) HAProxy
10 9 (1.69%) SCCM
11 7 (1.32%) Kubernetes
11 7 (1.32%) Mesos
12 6 (1.13%) Nagios
13 3 (0.56%) BMC PATROL
13 3 (0.56%) Cobbler
13 3 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
13 3 (0.56%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 91 (17.11%) Oracle
2 88 (16.54%) Google
3 83 (15.60%) Microsoft
4 74 (13.91%) VMware
5 40 (7.52%) IBM
6 33 (6.20%) Citrix
7 32 (6.02%) Atlassian
7 32 (6.02%) Salesforce.com
8 31 (5.83%) MuleSoft
9 30 (5.64%) webMethods
10 25 (4.70%) ForgeRock
11 22 (4.14%) HP
12 18 (3.38%) Software AG
13 15 (2.82%) Red Hat
14 14 (2.63%) Adobe
15 12 (2.26%) EMC
15 12 (2.26%) Siebel
16 11 (2.07%) Tableau
17 10 (1.88%) Apigee
17 10 (1.88%) Hortonworks
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