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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cloud Computing
Rank 93 72 82
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +10
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 9 27 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.58% 2.01% 0.60%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.65% 39.13% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 5
Average daily rate £550 £288 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+91.30% -10.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £451 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.20% +0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year
- +27.27%
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
104 69 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 6.67% 5.15% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 42 25
Average daily rate £500 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £428 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.10 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +69.49%

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 29 April 2016.

Cloud Computing Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 14 (93.33%) Java
2 13 (86.67%) Linux
3 12 (80.00%) .NET
4 11 (73.33%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (46.67%) Oracle
5 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
5 7 (46.67%) Servlets
5 7 (46.67%) Python
5 7 (46.67%) Configuration Management
5 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (40.00%) VMware
6 6 (40.00%) Google
6 6 (40.00%) Xen
6 6 (40.00%) IPsec
6 6 (40.00%) Apache
6 6 (40.00%) Tomcat
6 6 (40.00%) DHCP
6 6 (40.00%) FTP
6 6 (40.00%) HTTP
6 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (40.00%) DNS
6 6 (40.00%) SSL
6 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (40.00%) IIS
6 6 (40.00%) J2EE
6 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (40.00%) Jetty
6 6 (40.00%) WebSphere
6 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (40.00%) nginx

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (40.00%) Apache
1 6 (40.00%) IIS
1 6 (40.00%) Jetty
1 6 (40.00%) nginx
1 6 (40.00%) Tomcat
1 6 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (33.33%) Node.js
3 1 (6.67%) IBM Notes
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle 10gAS
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (6.67%) PowerExchange
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) BigMachines
1 1 (6.67%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 11 (73.33%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (33.33%) Google App Engine
2 5 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (33.33%) IaaS
3 1 (6.67%) Google Apps
3 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) DHCP
1 6 (40.00%) DNS
1 6 (40.00%) FTP
1 6 (40.00%) HTTP
1 6 (40.00%) IPsec
1 6 (40.00%) SSL
1 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) Big Data
2 5 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 5 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
3 1 (6.67%) MySQL
3 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 5 (33.33%) Travis CI
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) Log4j
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle APEX
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Architect
1 5 (33.33%) Technical Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Big Data Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Cloud Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Data Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Digital Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Digital Technical Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Operations Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Senior Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Senior Digital Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Senior Technical Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Software Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Web Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Operations Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Web Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Web Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) .NET
2 7 (46.67%) Servlets
3 6 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 6 (40.00%) J2EE
4 5 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (13.33%) CSS
6 2 (13.33%) HTML
6 2 (13.33%) Visualforce
7 1 (6.67%) CSS3
7 1 (6.67%) HTML5
7 1 (6.67%) Mason
7 1 (6.67%) Mustache
7 1 (6.67%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Visualisation
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Social Media
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (6.67%) AIX
3 1 (6.67%) Solaris
3 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (46.67%) Configuration Management
2 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (33.33%) Machine Learning
3 5 (33.33%) Web Accessibility
3 5 (33.33%) Web Operations
4 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
4 2 (13.33%) CRM
4 2 (13.33%) DevOps
4 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Front End Development
5 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) Java
2 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
2 7 (46.67%) Python
3 5 (33.33%) R
4 2 (13.33%) Apex Code
4 2 (13.33%) Ruby
5 1 (6.67%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) C++
5 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (40.00%) Xen
2 1 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (33.33%) StatsD
3 1 (6.67%) Ansible
3 1 (6.67%) Kubernetes
3 1 (6.67%) Mesos
3 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle
2 6 (40.00%) Google
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) VMware
3 5 (33.33%) Apigee
3 5 (33.33%) Citrix
3 5 (33.33%) Mashery
3 5 (33.33%) Tableau
3 5 (33.33%) Teradata
4 2 (13.33%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (6.67%) Axway
5 1 (6.67%) Informatica
5 1 (6.67%) Lotus
5 1 (6.67%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (6.67%) SAP
5 1 (6.67%) Siebel