The table below looks at the statistics for Cloud Computing skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cloud Computing over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Computing
Rank 140 109 106
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -3
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 1 33 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.032% 1.12% 0.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.73% 23.91% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 32 0
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£300 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
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
England

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

Cloud Services Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
137 138 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.44% 4.69% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 109 19
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £275
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +40.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £15.25 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+50.81% -52.34%

Cloud Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cloud Computing across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Cloud Computing Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Cloud Computing
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Cloud Computing Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Cloud Computing
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Computing within the South West region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -16 1 £300 -33.33% 3
Cloud Computing
England

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 6 (66.67%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) SaaS
4 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (33.33%) DTV
4 3 (33.33%) SAP
4 3 (33.33%) Python
4 3 (33.33%) Programme Management
4 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
4 3 (33.33%) Electronics
4 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 3 (33.33%) Marketing
4 3 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
5 2 (22.22%) jQuery
5 2 (22.22%) Mason
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 2 (22.22%) Fedora
5 2 (22.22%) TDD
5 2 (22.22%) Spring
5 2 (22.22%) CSS
5 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (22.22%) PHP
5 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
5 2 (22.22%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (22.22%) Web Services

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 1 (11.11%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (11.11%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) SaaS
2 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (11.11%) Force.com
3 1 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle APEX
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 3 (33.33%) Marketing
2 3 (33.33%) Electronics
2 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Programmer
2 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
2 1 (11.11%) QA Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (11.11%) CLAS Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com Developer
2 1 (11.11%) QA Automation Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) iOS Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Defect Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) CSS
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
1 2 (22.22%) Spring
1 2 (22.22%) jQuery
1 2 (22.22%) Mason
1 2 (22.22%) Visualforce
1 2 (22.22%) REST
2 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
2 1 (11.11%) React
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) JSON
2 1 (11.11%) LAMP
2 1 (11.11%) JSP
2 1 (11.11%) Servlets
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) DTV
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) CESG
2 1 (11.11%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (11.11%) RMADS
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Fedora
1 2 (22.22%) CentOS
2 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Stress Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Kanban
4 1 (11.11%) Information Assurance
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Low Latency
4 1 (11.11%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) Ruby
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) Apex Code
3 2 (22.22%) PHP
4 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 1 (11.11%) Perl
4 1 (11.11%) C
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) PHP5
4 1 (11.11%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (11.11%) QA
1 1 (11.11%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 2 (22.22%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (11.11%) Eloqua
3 1 (11.11%) Siebel
3 1 (11.11%) Murex
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle