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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cloud Computing
Rank 369 460 474
Rank change year-on-year
+91 +14
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 271 175 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.54% 0.33% 0.28%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.85% 5.28% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 122 95
Median daily rate £475 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.11% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £10.24 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.24 - -
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
5582 3315 2325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.12% 6.24% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3910 2216 1478
Median daily rate £465 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.41% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £286 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 58 50
Median hourly rate £20.00 £23.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +27.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.30 £37.11
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £23.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-24.46% +34.28%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +22 113 £500 -4.76% 36
South East +89 95 £450 - 21
West Midlands -6 27 £250 -41.17% 3
Yorkshire -21 15 £500 +42.85% 3
North West +2 9 £435 -8.42% 5
East of England +19 5 £600 +31.14% 4
South West +17 3 £625 +56.25% 4
North East -30 1 - - 1
Cloud Computing
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Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 208 (42.28%) Amazon AWS
2 192 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
3 156 (31.71%) Linux
4 154 (31.30%) Java
5 137 (27.85%) Microsoft Azure
6 127 (25.81%) DevOps
7 114 (23.17%) Puppet
8 109 (22.15%) Jenkins
9 104 (21.14%) SQL
10 100 (20.33%) Python
11 96 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
12 93 (18.90%) MongoDB
13 86 (17.48%) Tomcat
14 84 (17.07%) Continuous Delivery
15 80 (16.26%) J2EE
15 80 (16.26%) Microsoft
16 77 (15.65%) JavaScript
16 77 (15.65%) Data Centre
17 76 (15.45%) Finance
17 76 (15.45%) Ruby
18 75 (15.24%) Web Services
18 75 (15.24%) Git (software)
18 75 (15.24%) AngularJS
19 73 (14.84%) Spring
19 73 (14.84%) JSON
20 70 (14.23%) Scrum
21 69 (14.02%) Oracle
22 67 (13.62%) Unix
22 67 (13.62%) VMware
22 67 (13.62%) Opscode Chef

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 86 (17.48%) Tomcat
2 47 (9.55%) Elasticsearch
2 47 (9.55%) OpenStack
3 42 (8.54%) Apache
4 37 (7.52%) WebSphere
5 28 (5.69%) IIS
6 25 (5.08%) nginx
7 22 (4.47%) Jetty
7 22 (4.47%) Mongrel
8 17 (3.46%) BizTalk Server
9 15 (3.05%) SharePoint
9 15 (3.05%) WebLogic
10 13 (2.64%) JBoss
11 12 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
12 10 (2.03%) WebLogic Portal
13 9 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2013
13 9 (1.83%) Skype for Business
14 8 (1.63%) SharePoint 2010
15 7 (1.42%) Cloud Foundry
16 5 (1.02%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 23 (4.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.02%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.81%) MS Project
4 3 (0.61%) MS Office
4 3 (0.61%) SPSS
5 2 (0.41%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.63%) Dynamics AX
1 8 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.81%) BigMachines
2 4 (0.81%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.41%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.20%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 208 (42.28%) Amazon AWS
2 137 (27.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 62 (12.60%) PaaS
4 44 (8.94%) GitHub
5 41 (8.33%) SaaS
6 39 (7.93%) IaaS
7 30 (6.10%) Amazon EC2
8 27 (5.49%) Google Cloud Platform
9 19 (3.86%) Google App Engine
10 13 (2.64%) Amazon S3
11 11 (2.24%) Office 365
12 9 (1.83%) AWS Lambda
13 8 (1.63%) Amazon SQS
13 8 (1.63%) AWS CloudFormation
14 6 (1.22%) OpenShift
15 5 (1.02%) Force.com
15 5 (1.02%) Heroku
16 3 (0.61%) Amazon EMR
16 3 (0.61%) Engine Yard
16 3 (0.61%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 54 (10.98%) DNS
2 53 (10.77%) Firewall
3 45 (9.15%) TCP/IP
4 29 (5.89%) HTTP
5 28 (5.69%) DHCP
6 24 (4.88%) SAN
7 22 (4.47%) FTP
7 22 (4.47%) IPsec
7 22 (4.47%) SSL
8 17 (3.46%) CTI
9 13 (2.64%) VLAN
9 13 (2.64%) VoIP
10 8 (1.63%) NAS
10 8 (1.63%) Network Security
11 7 (1.42%) Internet
11 7 (1.42%) iSCSI
11 7 (1.42%) VPN
12 6 (1.22%) LAN
12 6 (1.22%) WAN
13 5 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (18.90%) MongoDB
2 48 (9.76%) MySQL
3 44 (8.94%) SQL Server
4 36 (7.32%) Couchbase
5 28 (5.69%) Big Data
6 23 (4.67%) Hadoop
7 20 (4.07%) PostgreSQL
8 18 (3.66%) NoSQL
9 17 (3.46%) Apache Cassandra
10 11 (2.24%) Oracle Database
11 7 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (1.22%) MariaDB
12 6 (1.22%) Relational Database
13 5 (1.02%) Apache Hive
13 5 (1.02%) HBase
13 5 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
14 4 (0.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 4 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
14 4 (0.81%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 109 (22.15%) Jenkins
2 75 (15.24%) Git (software)
3 62 (12.60%) Maven
4 49 (9.96%) JUnit
5 44 (8.94%) Cucumber
5 44 (8.94%) Mockito
6 35 (7.11%) Spock
7 30 (6.10%) TeamCity
8 28 (5.69%) Gradle
9 23 (4.67%) Vagrant
10 22 (4.47%) Selenium
11 21 (4.27%) Travis CI
12 19 (3.86%) Subversion
13 18 (3.66%) MSBuild
14 15 (3.05%) NUnit
14 15 (3.05%) SpecFlow
15 14 (2.85%) JIRA
16 9 (1.83%) CMake
16 9 (1.83%) Oracle APEX
16 9 (1.83%) RSpec
General
1 76 (15.45%) Finance
2 15 (3.05%) Banking
3 14 (2.85%) Retail
4 13 (2.64%) Publishing
5 10 (2.03%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.83%) Front Office
7 8 (1.63%) Marketing
8 7 (1.42%) Billing
9 5 (1.02%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.02%) Games
10 3 (0.61%) Back Office
10 3 (0.61%) Law
10 3 (0.61%) Legal
11 2 (0.41%) Advertising
12 1 (0.20%) Automotive
12 1 (0.20%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.20%) Electronics
12 1 (0.20%) German Language
12 1 (0.20%) Local Government
12 1 (0.20%) Military
Job Titles
1 145 (29.47%) Developer
2 82 (16.67%) Architect
3 80 (16.26%) Java Developer
4 64 (13.01%) DevOps Engineer
5 32 (6.50%) Linux Engineer
6 26 (5.28%) Cloud Architect
6 26 (5.28%) Infrastructure Architect
6 26 (5.28%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 25 (5.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 22 (4.47%) Cloud Engineer
9 21 (4.27%) AWS Developer
9 21 (4.27%) AWS Engineer
10 20 (4.07%) Applications Developer
10 20 (4.07%) Designer
11 19 (3.86%) Analyst
11 19 (3.86%) Lead DevOps
11 19 (3.86%) Security Designer
12 17 (3.46%) Software Engineer
12 17 (3.46%) Solutions Architect
13 16 (3.25%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (16.26%) J2EE
2 75 (15.24%) AngularJS
2 75 (15.24%) Web Services
3 73 (14.84%) JSON
3 73 (14.84%) Spring
4 47 (9.55%) JMS
5 45 (9.15%) XML
6 43 (8.74%) RESTful
7 41 (8.33%) HTML
8 40 (8.13%) REST
9 31 (6.30%) .NET
10 29 (5.89%) LAMP
11 26 (5.28%) Middleware
11 26 (5.28%) Servlets
12 25 (5.08%) RabbitMQ
13 23 (4.67%) HTML5
14 22 (4.47%) Hibernate
15 20 (4.07%) SOAP
16 19 (3.86%) Visualforce
17 17 (3.46%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 77 (15.65%) Data Centre
2 29 (5.89%) Public Cloud
3 23 (4.67%) Private Cloud
4 20 (4.07%) Clustering
5 19 (3.86%) Hybrid Cloud
6 16 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (3.05%) Computer Science
8 13 (2.64%) Client/Server
9 10 (2.03%) DataPower
10 9 (1.83%) Data Structures
10 9 (1.83%) Mobile App
11 8 (1.63%) Algorithms
11 8 (1.63%) Management Information System
11 8 (1.63%) Social Network
12 7 (1.42%) User Experience
13 6 (1.22%) Cryptography
13 6 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 5 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (1.02%) Online Games
14 5 (1.02%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 156 (31.71%) Linux
2 67 (13.62%) Unix
3 57 (11.59%) Windows
4 27 (5.49%) AIX
5 25 (5.08%) Windows Server
6 15 (3.05%) Solaris
7 14 (2.85%) Oracle Linux
7 14 (2.85%) SUSE
8 13 (2.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (2.03%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 9 (1.83%) Ubuntu
11 6 (1.22%) Apple iOS
11 6 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (0.81%) Android
14 3 (0.61%) CentOS
14 3 (0.61%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.41%) HPUX
16 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (25.81%) DevOps
3 96 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
4 84 (17.07%) Continuous Delivery
5 70 (14.23%) Scrum
6 61 (12.40%) ITIL
7 57 (11.59%) Microservices
8 54 (10.98%) Configuration Management
9 46 (9.35%) Kanban
9 46 (9.35%) Open Source
9 46 (9.35%) Service Management
10 43 (8.74%) Software Engineering
11 39 (7.93%) Release Management
12 36 (7.32%) Project Management
13 34 (6.91%) Test Automation
14 32 (6.50%) SOA
15 28 (5.69%) CRM
15 28 (5.69%) Load Balancing
16 25 (5.08%) TDD
16 25 (5.08%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 154 (31.30%) Java
2 104 (21.14%) SQL
3 100 (20.33%) Python
4 77 (15.65%) JavaScript
5 76 (15.45%) Ruby
6 53 (10.77%) Bash Shell
7 40 (8.13%) Shell Script
8 37 (7.52%) Perl
9 28 (5.69%) C++
9 28 (5.69%) Scala
10 27 (5.49%) C#
11 19 (3.86%) Apex Code
12 17 (3.46%) PowerShell
13 16 (3.25%) PHP
14 6 (1.22%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.81%) C
15 4 (0.81%) Korn
16 3 (0.61%) Go
16 3 (0.61%) R
17 2 (0.41%) XAML
Qualifications
1 54 (10.98%) Security Cleared
2 39 (7.93%) SC Cleared
3 29 (5.89%) Degree
4 16 (3.25%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (2.64%) CCNA
6 8 (1.63%) CCNP
6 8 (1.63%) RHCA
6 8 (1.63%) RHCE
7 7 (1.42%) RHCSA
8 5 (1.02%) MCSE
8 5 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.81%) EMC Certification
9 4 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.61%) AWS Certification
10 3 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.61%) CISM
10 3 (0.61%) CISSP
10 3 (0.61%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.61%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.67%) Government Security Classifications
2 16 (3.25%) QA
3 4 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.81%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.61%) SLA
5 2 (0.41%) COBIT
5 2 (0.41%) ISO22301
5 2 (0.41%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.20%) GCP
6 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 58 (11.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (10.57%) Docker
3 28 (5.69%) Active Directory
4 19 (3.86%) Hyper-V
5 13 (2.64%) NFS
6 12 (2.44%) iptables
6 12 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
7 11 (2.24%) vSphere
8 9 (1.83%) KVM
9 7 (1.42%) XenServer
10 6 (1.22%) Xen
11 5 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.81%) Samba
12 4 (0.81%) vCloud
12 4 (0.81%) VirtualBox
13 3 (0.61%) Apache Flume
13 3 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 114 (23.17%) Puppet
2 67 (13.62%) Opscode Chef
3 57 (11.59%) Ansible
4 20 (4.07%) Packer
5 16 (3.25%) Terraform
6 15 (3.05%) Salt
7 13 (2.64%) Graphite
7 13 (2.64%) Uchiwa
8 12 (2.44%) HAProxy
9 10 (2.03%) Nagios
10 9 (1.83%) Consul
11 7 (1.42%) SCCM
12 6 (1.22%) Kubernetes
12 6 (1.22%) Mesos
12 6 (1.22%) NetBackup
13 4 (0.81%) OpenView
13 4 (0.81%) Red Hat Satellite
14 3 (0.61%) BMC PATROL
14 3 (0.61%) Cobbler
14 3 (0.61%) Grafana
Vendors
1 80 (16.26%) Microsoft
2 69 (14.02%) Oracle
3 67 (13.62%) VMware
4 58 (11.79%) Google
5 32 (6.50%) IBM
6 23 (4.67%) HP
7 22 (4.47%) webMethods
8 21 (4.27%) Salesforce.com
9 18 (3.66%) Citrix
9 18 (3.66%) Red Hat
10 16 (3.25%) Atlassian
10 16 (3.25%) MuleSoft
10 16 (3.25%) Perforce
11 15 (3.05%) Cisco
12 13 (2.64%) ForgeRock
13 11 (2.24%) Adobe
14 10 (2.03%) Dell
14 10 (2.03%) EMC
14 10 (2.03%) Reuters
14 10 (2.03%) Software AG
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