The first table below looks at the demand for Cloud Computing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 Leeds 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 77 66 64
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 8 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.69% 0.39% 0.33%
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.00% 9.09% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Average daily rate £320 £395 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.98% +43.63%
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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
32 33 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.74% 4.31% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 28 23
Average daily rate £353 £250 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.20% -10.71%
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
West Yorkshire

Cloud Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Cloud Computing Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Cloud Computing
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Cloud Computing Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 9 (69.23%) .NET
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (61.54%) Windows
3 6 (46.15%) Linux
3 6 (46.15%) nginx
3 6 (46.15%) Capistrano
3 6 (46.15%) Puppet
3 6 (46.15%) Ruby
3 6 (46.15%) Ubuntu
3 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
3 6 (46.15%) TeamCity
3 6 (46.15%) HAProxy
4 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (38.46%) Splunk
4 5 (38.46%) Scrum
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
4 5 (38.46%) SQL
5 4 (30.77%) Java
5 4 (30.77%) TDD
5 4 (30.77%) Validation
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (23.08%) Kanban
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (23.08%) ETL
6 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
7 2 (15.38%) Oracle
7 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
7 2 (15.38%) C#
7 2 (15.38%) HTML
7 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (46.15%) nginx
2 2 (15.38%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (15.38%) SaaS
2 2 (15.38%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) CouchDB
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) TeamCity
2 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle APEX
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Developer
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Scala Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
2 2 (15.38%) CSS
2 2 (15.38%) Web Services
2 2 (15.38%) SVG
2 2 (15.38%) Batik
2 2 (15.38%) Akka
2 2 (15.38%) Play Framework
2 2 (15.38%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Open Source
2 1 (7.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 6 (46.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Scrum
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) TDD
2 4 (30.77%) Validation
3 3 (23.08%) Kanban
3 3 (23.08%) ETL
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Process Management
4 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 2 (15.38%) OO
4 2 (15.38%) DSDM
4 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Web Development
4 2 (15.38%) V-Model
4 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
4 2 (15.38%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Ruby
1 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) Java
4 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
5 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
5 2 (15.38%) Scala
5 2 (15.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) Capistrano
1 6 (46.15%) Puppet
1 6 (46.15%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Splunk
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Adobe
2 2 (15.38%) VMware