The table below looks at the statistics for Cloud Computing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cloud Computing over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cloud Computing
North West / Manchester
Rank 90 101 85
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -16
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 4 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.29% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.37% 3.13% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Median daily rate £506 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.00% -3.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 -

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

Cloud Services Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
169 128 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.39% 6.85% 3.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 74 34
Median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £12.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.63 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-31.70% +13.88%

Cloud Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Cloud Computing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Cloud Computing Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Cloud Computing
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cloud Computing across the Manchester region.

Cloud Computing Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cloud Computing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
1 8 (61.54%) PHP
1 8 (61.54%) HTML
1 8 (61.54%) CSS
1 8 (61.54%) TDD
1 8 (61.54%) Ruby
1 8 (61.54%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (61.54%) Sass
2 7 (53.85%) Jenkins
2 7 (53.85%) Git (software)
3 6 (46.15%) Web Development
3 6 (46.15%) JSON
3 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) PhantomJS
3 6 (46.15%) Cucumber
3 6 (46.15%) BDD
4 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (30.77%) User Experience
6 3 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
6 3 (23.08%) Thales
6 3 (23.08%) Cryptography
6 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Java
6 3 (23.08%) .NET
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
7 2 (15.38%) C#
7 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
7 2 (15.38%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (15.38%) OO

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Apache Pig
1 1 (7.69%) IIS
1 1 (7.69%) Jetty
1 1 (7.69%) Mongrel
1 1 (7.69%) nginx
1 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 8 (61.54%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (15.38%) PaaS
2 2 (15.38%) SaaS
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (7.69%) Google App Engine
3 1 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) DHCP
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
1 1 (7.69%) FTP
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
1 1 (7.69%) IPsec
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Hive
2 1 (7.69%) Big Data
2 1 (7.69%) Data Mining
2 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Git (software)
1 7 (53.85%) Jenkins
2 6 (46.15%) Cucumber
2 6 (46.15%) PhantomJS
3 2 (15.38%) Mercurial
3 2 (15.38%) Subversion
4 1 (7.69%) Travis CI
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) PHP Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Security Specialist
4 2 (15.38%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Full Stack Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Big Data Architect
5 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# Architect
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) HTML Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Node.js Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior .NET Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) CSS
1 8 (61.54%) HTML
1 8 (61.54%) Sass
2 6 (46.15%) JSON
3 3 (23.08%) .NET
4 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
4 2 (15.38%) Aurelia
4 2 (15.38%) Backbone.js
4 2 (15.38%) Durandal
4 2 (15.38%) EJS
4 2 (15.38%) Jinja
4 2 (15.38%) jQuery
4 2 (15.38%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (15.38%) LESS
4 2 (15.38%) Pug
4 2 (15.38%) React
5 1 (7.69%) J2EE
5 1 (7.69%) Node.js
5 1 (7.69%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) User Experience
2 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
3 2 (15.38%) Data Structures
4 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) TDD
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) BDD
2 6 (46.15%) Web Development
3 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (23.08%) Cryptography
5 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
5 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
5 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) OO
5 2 (15.38%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (15.38%) OOD
5 2 (15.38%) UX Design
5 2 (15.38%) Wireframes
6 1 (7.69%) Analytics
6 1 (7.69%) DevOps
6 1 (7.69%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
1 8 (61.54%) PHP
1 8 (61.54%) Ruby
2 3 (23.08%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) Python
3 2 (15.38%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Thales
2 1 (7.69%) Google
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) VMware