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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Computing
Rank 77 73 81
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 29 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.74% 0.50% 0.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 36.71% 20.83% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 2 2
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£350 £385 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +25.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £333 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £437 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
79 24 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.74% 2.40% 5.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 13 44
Average daily rate £475 £350 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +47.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £234 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £450 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £17.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+38.23% -44.71%

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 4 September 2015.

Cloud Computing Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 38 (84.44%) Linux
2 29 (64.44%) TCP/IP
2 29 (64.44%) Continuous Integration
3 27 (60.00%) Jenkins
4 26 (57.78%) Opscode Chef
5 25 (55.56%) Open Source
5 25 (55.56%) Java
5 25 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (53.33%) .NET
7 22 (48.89%) Puppet
8 21 (46.67%) Amazon AWS
9 20 (44.44%) Configuration Management
10 19 (42.22%) VMware
10 19 (42.22%) VMware Infrastructure
11 17 (37.78%) MongoDB
11 17 (37.78%) Google
11 17 (37.78%) HTTP
12 16 (35.56%) J2EE
12 16 (35.56%) Servlets
12 16 (35.56%) Xen
12 16 (35.56%) Amazon EC2
12 16 (35.56%) Google App Engine
12 16 (35.56%) DevOps
12 16 (35.56%) Google Cloud Platform
13 15 (33.33%) nginx
13 15 (33.33%) Jetty
13 15 (33.33%) WebSphere
13 15 (33.33%) IPsec
13 15 (33.33%) IIS
13 15 (33.33%) DHCP

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 15 (33.33%) Apache
1 15 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 15 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 15 (33.33%) Jetty
1 15 (33.33%) nginx
1 15 (33.33%) IIS
2 4 (8.89%) Node.js
3 2 (4.44%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.22%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 21 (46.67%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (35.56%) Amazon EC2
2 16 (35.56%) Google App Engine
2 16 (35.56%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (6.67%) IaaS
4 1 (2.22%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 29 (64.44%) TCP/IP
2 17 (37.78%) HTTP
3 15 (33.33%) DHCP
3 15 (33.33%) FTP
3 15 (33.33%) DNS
3 15 (33.33%) IPsec
4 14 (31.11%) SSL
5 4 (8.89%) Unified Communications
6 3 (6.67%) Converged Networks
7 2 (4.44%) Internet
8 1 (2.22%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (37.78%) MongoDB
2 12 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (20.00%) Big Data
4 5 (11.11%) Hadoop
5 4 (8.89%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 27 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.22%) Ant
2 1 (2.22%) Maven
General
1 2 (4.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (20.00%) Architect
2 7 (15.56%) Technical Architect
2 7 (15.56%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Analyst
3 4 (8.89%) Chief Architect
4 3 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Digital Architect
5 2 (4.44%) Digital Technical Architect
5 2 (4.44%) Database Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Web Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Chief Technical Architect
6 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com Consultant
6 1 (2.22%) Senior Architect
6 1 (2.22%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Senior Web Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Release Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Web Analyst
6 1 (2.22%) Applications Support
6 1 (2.22%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (2.22%) Senior Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (53.33%) .NET
2 16 (35.56%) J2EE
2 16 (35.56%) Servlets
3 4 (8.89%) RESTful
3 4 (8.89%) AngularJS
4 3 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (6.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.22%) REST
5 1 (2.22%) SOAP
5 1 (2.22%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Visualisation
2 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 38 (84.44%) Linux
2 7 (15.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (64.44%) Continuous Integration
2 25 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (55.56%) Open Source
3 20 (44.44%) Configuration Management
4 16 (35.56%) DevOps
5 8 (17.78%) Automated Testing
5 8 (17.78%) Unit Testing
6 4 (8.89%) Machine Learning
6 4 (8.89%) Big Data Analytics
6 4 (8.89%) Analytics
7 3 (6.67%) ITIL
7 3 (6.67%) CRM
8 2 (4.44%) ETL
8 2 (4.44%) Web Accessibility
9 1 (2.22%) Web Development
9 1 (2.22%) SOA
9 1 (2.22%) Project Management
9 1 (2.22%) Data Analytics
9 1 (2.22%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.22%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (55.56%) Java
2 11 (24.44%) Python
3 10 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.89%) PHP
4 4 (8.89%) Ruby
4 4 (8.89%) R
5 3 (6.67%) PL/SQL
5 3 (6.67%) SQL
6 2 (4.44%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 19 (42.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (35.56%) Xen
3 12 (26.67%) vCloud
4 2 (4.44%) QEMU
4 2 (4.44%) KVM
Systems Management
1 26 (57.78%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (48.89%) Puppet
3 4 (8.89%) StatsD
Vendors
1 19 (42.22%) VMware
2 17 (37.78%) Google
3 15 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 8 (17.78%) Oracle
5 4 (8.89%) Teradata
5 4 (8.89%) Citrix
5 4 (8.89%) Tableau
5 4 (8.89%) Apigee
5 4 (8.89%) Mashery
6 1 (2.22%) Lotus
6 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.22%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (2.22%) SAP
6 1 (2.22%) Sun
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