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 1 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Computing
Rank 81 - 78
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 20 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.28% - 0.24%
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.64% - 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 0 2
Average daily rate
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£340 - £90
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
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
78 34 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.97% 2.95% 9.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 20 74
Average daily rate £375 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £375 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £275
% change year-on-year
- +40.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £15.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+61.29% -51.56%

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 1 July 2015.

Cloud Computing Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 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 25 (65.79%) Linux
2 24 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (60.53%) Configuration Management
4 22 (57.89%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (55.26%) Open Source
5 21 (55.26%) Java
6 20 (52.63%) Servlets
6 20 (52.63%) VMware
6 20 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
7 18 (47.37%) .NET
8 16 (42.11%) J2EE
8 16 (42.11%) Automated Testing
8 16 (42.11%) Unit Testing
9 14 (36.84%) Puppet
9 14 (36.84%) Opscode Chef
9 14 (36.84%) Jenkins
9 14 (36.84%) TCP/IP
10 13 (34.21%) Python
10 13 (34.21%) Amazon AWS
11 12 (31.58%) Amazon EC2
11 12 (31.58%) Google App Engine
11 12 (31.58%) Security Cleared
11 12 (31.58%) nginx
11 12 (31.58%) Jetty
11 12 (31.58%) Xen
11 12 (31.58%) Google Cloud Platform
11 12 (31.58%) DHCP
11 12 (31.58%) FTP
11 12 (31.58%) HTTP
11 12 (31.58%) DNS

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (31.58%) IIS
1 12 (31.58%) Apache
1 12 (31.58%) Tomcat
1 12 (31.58%) WebSphere
1 12 (31.58%) Jetty
1 12 (31.58%) nginx
2 8 (21.05%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (34.21%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (31.58%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (31.58%) Google App Engine
2 12 (31.58%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (36.84%) TCP/IP
2 12 (31.58%) DNS
2 12 (31.58%) DHCP
2 12 (31.58%) FTP
2 12 (31.58%) HTTP
2 12 (31.58%) IPsec
3 11 (28.95%) SSL
4 4 (10.53%) Unified Communications
4 4 (10.53%) LDAP
5 3 (7.89%) Converged Networks
6 1 (2.63%) Skype
6 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (13.16%) Big Data
3 3 (7.89%) MongoDB
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle OWB
4 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 14 (36.84%) Jenkins
2 4 (10.53%) Ant
2 4 (10.53%) Maven
General
1 1 (2.63%) Finance
1 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Analyst
2 8 (21.05%) Support Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Database Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Architect
4 4 (10.53%) Chief Architect
4 4 (10.53%) Web Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Technical Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Applications Support
5 3 (7.89%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Chief Technical Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Agile .NET Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Operations Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Java Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Release Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Web Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (52.63%) Servlets
2 18 (47.37%) .NET
3 16 (42.11%) J2EE
4 4 (10.53%) RESTful
4 4 (10.53%) Spring
5 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.63%) WCF
5 1 (2.63%) HTML
5 1 (2.63%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.16%) Visualisation
3 4 (10.53%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.63%) User Experience
4 1 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (65.79%) Linux
2 3 (7.89%) UNIX
3 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (60.53%) Configuration Management
3 22 (57.89%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (55.26%) Open Source
5 16 (42.11%) Automated Testing
5 16 (42.11%) Unit Testing
6 10 (26.32%) DevOps
7 9 (23.68%) ITIL
8 5 (13.16%) ETL
9 4 (10.53%) Big Data Analytics
9 4 (10.53%) Analytics
10 2 (5.26%) Server Building
11 1 (2.63%) Data Analytics
11 1 (2.63%) Web Development
11 1 (2.63%) Machine Learning
11 1 (2.63%) Responsive Web Design
11 1 (2.63%) CRM
11 1 (2.63%) TDD
11 1 (2.63%) Project Management
11 1 (2.63%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 21 (55.26%) Java
2 13 (34.21%) Python
3 9 (23.68%) PL/SQL
3 9 (23.68%) SQL
4 8 (21.05%) Bash Shell
5 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
6 5 (13.16%) PHP
7 4 (10.53%) Shell Script
7 4 (10.53%) Ruby
8 1 (2.63%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 9 (23.68%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (31.58%) Xen
3 8 (21.05%) QEMU
3 8 (21.05%) KVM
4 2 (5.26%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (36.84%) Puppet
1 14 (36.84%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.63%) StatsD
Vendors
1 20 (52.63%) VMware
2 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 12 (31.58%) Google
3 10 (26.32%) Oracle
4 4 (10.53%) Sun
5 1 (2.63%) Citrix
5 1 (2.63%) Teradata
5 1 (2.63%) NetSuite
5 1 (2.63%) Tableau
5 1 (2.63%) Apigee
5 1 (2.63%) Mashery