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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Computing
Rank 84 77 75
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 18 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.11% 0.094% 0.34%
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.35% 3.13% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £450 £90
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +400.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £450 £348
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +29.49%
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
71 32 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.37% 3.02% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 22 42
Average daily rate £415 £350 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% +55.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £428 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £376 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.31% +25.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £16.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -50.00%

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 31 July 2015.

Cloud Computing Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 34 (75.56%) Linux
2 31 (68.89%) Continuous Integration
3 30 (66.67%) Open Source
4 24 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (53.33%) Configuration Management
5 23 (51.11%) TCP/IP
5 23 (51.11%) Puppet
5 23 (51.11%) Opscode Chef
5 23 (51.11%) Jenkins
6 21 (46.67%) Java
6 21 (46.67%) VMware
6 21 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 20 (44.44%) Servlets
8 17 (37.78%) .NET
9 16 (35.56%) J2EE
9 16 (35.56%) Unit Testing
9 16 (35.56%) Automated Testing
10 14 (31.11%) Python
10 14 (31.11%) DevOps
11 13 (28.89%) Amazon AWS
12 12 (26.67%) MongoDB
12 12 (26.67%) Google Cloud Platform
12 12 (26.67%) Apache
12 12 (26.67%) Tomcat
12 12 (26.67%) DNS
12 12 (26.67%) IIS
12 12 (26.67%) DHCP
12 12 (26.67%) FTP
12 12 (26.67%) HTTP
12 12 (26.67%) Microsoft

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (26.67%) IIS
1 12 (26.67%) Apache
1 12 (26.67%) Tomcat
1 12 (26.67%) WebSphere
1 12 (26.67%) Jetty
1 12 (26.67%) nginx
2 9 (20.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (28.89%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (26.67%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (26.67%) Google App Engine
2 12 (26.67%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (51.11%) TCP/IP
2 12 (26.67%) DNS
2 12 (26.67%) DHCP
2 12 (26.67%) FTP
2 12 (26.67%) HTTP
2 12 (26.67%) IPsec
3 11 (24.44%) SSL
4 4 (8.89%) Unified Communications
4 4 (8.89%) LDAP
5 3 (6.67%) Converged Networks
6 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.67%) MongoDB
2 11 (24.44%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (11.11%) Big Data
5 3 (6.67%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.22%) MySQL
6 1 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 23 (51.11%) Jenkins
2 4 (8.89%) Ant
2 4 (8.89%) Maven
General
1 1 (2.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (20.00%) Analyst
2 8 (17.78%) Support Analyst
3 5 (11.11%) Database Analyst
3 5 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) Architect
4 4 (8.89%) Web Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Chief Architect
5 3 (6.67%) Technical Architect
5 3 (6.67%) Applications Support
5 3 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Chief Technical Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Build and Release Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Digital Architect
7 1 (2.22%) Operations Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Java Consultant
7 1 (2.22%) Consultant
7 1 (2.22%) Release Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (44.44%) Servlets
2 17 (37.78%) .NET
3 16 (35.56%) J2EE
4 4 (8.89%) Spring
4 4 (8.89%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.11%) Visualisation
3 4 (8.89%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (75.56%) Linux
2 3 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (68.89%) Continuous Integration
2 30 (66.67%) Open Source
3 24 (53.33%) Configuration Management
3 24 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (35.56%) Automated Testing
4 16 (35.56%) Unit Testing
5 14 (31.11%) DevOps
6 9 (20.00%) ITIL
7 5 (11.11%) ETL
8 4 (8.89%) Analytics
8 4 (8.89%) Big Data Analytics
9 2 (4.44%) Server Building
10 1 (2.22%) Data Analytics
10 1 (2.22%) CRM
10 1 (2.22%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 21 (46.67%) Java
2 14 (31.11%) Python
3 9 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 9 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 9 (20.00%) SQL
4 5 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.89%) PHP
5 4 (8.89%) Shell Script
5 4 (8.89%) Ruby
6 1 (2.22%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 9 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 21 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (26.67%) Xen
3 11 (24.44%) vCloud
4 9 (20.00%) QEMU
4 9 (20.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 23 (51.11%) Puppet
1 23 (51.11%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.22%) StatsD
Vendors
1 21 (46.67%) VMware
2 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (26.67%) Google
3 10 (22.22%) Oracle
4 4 (8.89%) Sun
5 1 (2.22%) Citrix
5 1 (2.22%) Teradata
5 1 (2.22%) Tableau
5 1 (2.22%) Apigee
5 1 (2.22%) Mashery