The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Computing
Rank 71 - 73
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 27 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.05% - 0.39%
As % of the Cloud Services category 39.71% - 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 0 1
Average daily rate
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£288 - £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +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
West Yorkshire

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

Cloud Services Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
68 31 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 5.16% 2.65% 8.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 19 58
Average daily rate £300 £370 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +34.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £13.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+85.18% -12.90%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cloud Computing across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Cloud Computing Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (68.97%) VMware
2 20 (68.97%) Continuous Integration
2 20 (68.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (68.97%) Servlets
2 20 (68.97%) Linux
2 20 (68.97%) Configuration Management
3 16 (55.17%) Java
3 16 (55.17%) Unit Testing
3 16 (55.17%) Automated Testing
4 15 (51.72%) J2EE
4 15 (51.72%) Open Source
5 14 (48.28%) .NET
6 13 (44.83%) Amazon AWS
7 12 (41.38%) Google App Engine
7 12 (41.38%) nginx
7 12 (41.38%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (41.38%) Puppet
7 12 (41.38%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (41.38%) Jenkins
7 12 (41.38%) Google Cloud Platform
7 12 (41.38%) Apache
7 12 (41.38%) Tomcat
7 12 (41.38%) IIS
7 12 (41.38%) DHCP
7 12 (41.38%) FTP
7 12 (41.38%) HTTP
7 12 (41.38%) TCP/IP
7 12 (41.38%) DNS
7 12 (41.38%) Microsoft

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 12 (41.38%) IIS
1 12 (41.38%) Apache
1 12 (41.38%) Tomcat
1 12 (41.38%) WebSphere
1 12 (41.38%) Jetty
1 12 (41.38%) nginx
2 8 (27.59%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (44.83%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (41.38%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (41.38%) Google App Engine
2 12 (41.38%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (41.38%) DHCP
1 12 (41.38%) FTP
1 12 (41.38%) HTTP
1 12 (41.38%) TCP/IP
1 12 (41.38%) DNS
1 12 (41.38%) IPsec
2 11 (37.93%) SSL
3 3 (10.34%) LDAP
4 1 (3.45%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (41.38%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.34%) Ant
2 3 (10.34%) Maven
General
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
1 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (17.24%) Analyst
1 5 (17.24%) Support Analyst
2 4 (13.79%) Web Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Database Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Applications Support
4 2 (6.90%) Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Java Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Release Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Build and Release Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Magento Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (68.97%) Servlets
2 15 (51.72%) J2EE
3 14 (48.28%) .NET
4 3 (10.34%) Spring
5 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.45%) WCF
5 1 (3.45%) HTML
5 1 (3.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (51.72%) Open Source
2 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.34%) Cryptography
4 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.45%) User Experience
4 1 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (68.97%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (68.97%) Configuration Management
2 20 (68.97%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (55.17%) Automated Testing
3 16 (55.17%) Unit Testing
4 7 (24.14%) DevOps
5 6 (20.69%) ITIL
6 3 (10.34%) ETL
7 1 (3.45%) Web Development
7 1 (3.45%) Machine Learning
7 1 (3.45%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (3.45%) CRM
7 1 (3.45%) TDD
7 1 (3.45%) Project Management
7 1 (3.45%) MVC
7 1 (3.45%) Scrum
7 1 (3.45%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) Java
2 9 (31.03%) Python
3 8 (27.59%) Bash Shell
4 6 (20.69%) PL/SQL
4 6 (20.69%) SQL
5 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.34%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.45%) R
6 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (68.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (41.38%) Xen
3 8 (27.59%) QEMU
3 8 (27.59%) KVM
Systems Management
1 12 (41.38%) Puppet
1 12 (41.38%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.45%) StatsD
Vendors
1 20 (68.97%) VMware
2 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
2 12 (41.38%) Google
3 7 (24.14%) Oracle
4 3 (10.34%) Sun
5 1 (3.45%) Citrix
5 1 (3.45%) Teradata
5 1 (3.45%) NetSuite
5 1 (3.45%) Tableau
5 1 (3.45%) Apigee
5 1 (3.45%) Mashery