The table below looks at the statistics for Cloud Computing skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cloud Computing over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cloud Computing
Rank 119 111 123
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +12
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 23 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.72% 0.28% 0.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.19% 5.83% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 3
Median daily rate £250 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% -5.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-8.42% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.24 - -
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 West Midlands region.

Cloud Services Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
320 120 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.97% 4.75% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 76 41
Median daily rate £400 £368 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% -12.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £229 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 7
Median hourly rate £16.00 - £21.35
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.94 - £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 - £33.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £24.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-27.55% +22.50%

Cloud Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

Cloud Computing
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Cloud Computing Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Cloud Computing
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cloud Computing across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016.

Cloud Computing Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Cloud Computing
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cloud Computing across the West Midlands region.

Cloud Computing Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Cloud Computing
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Computing within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 11 £250 -
Shropshire -19 5 £415 -2.35%
Warwickshire - 4 £220 -
Walsall - 2 £250 -
Cloud Computing
England

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 27 (55.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (48.98%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (48.98%) Puppet
2 24 (48.98%) DevOps
3 23 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (42.86%) Software Engineering
5 20 (40.82%) Google
6 16 (32.65%) Java
6 16 (32.65%) Open Source
6 16 (32.65%) Selenium
7 15 (30.61%) Linux
8 14 (28.57%) Docker
8 14 (28.57%) Security Cleared
9 13 (26.53%) Git (software)
10 12 (24.49%) JSON
10 12 (24.49%) Scala
10 12 (24.49%) Microservices
10 12 (24.49%) Play Framework
10 12 (24.49%) MongoDB
10 12 (24.49%) REST
10 12 (24.49%) Unix
10 12 (24.49%) SOAP
10 12 (24.49%) XML
10 12 (24.49%) SQL
10 12 (24.49%) J2EE
10 12 (24.49%) WebLogic
10 12 (24.49%) webMethods
10 12 (24.49%) J2SE
10 12 (24.49%) Ruby
10 12 (24.49%) Spring

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 12 (24.49%) WebLogic
2 10 (20.41%) OpenStack
2 10 (20.41%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (4.08%) Apache
3 2 (4.08%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 27 (55.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (48.98%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (20.41%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (20.41%) Google App Engine
3 10 (20.41%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (10.20%) IaaS
5 2 (4.08%) PaaS
5 2 (4.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.49%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.08%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 16 (32.65%) Selenium
2 13 (26.53%) Git (software)
3 9 (18.37%) Vagrant
4 4 (8.16%) Appium
4 4 (8.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (8.16%) Jenkins
4 4 (8.16%) Maven
4 4 (8.16%) WebDriver
5 2 (4.08%) Eclipse
5 2 (4.08%) IntelliJ
5 2 (4.08%) JUnit
General
1 8 (16.33%) Billing
2 2 (4.08%) Automotive
3 1 (2.04%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (34.69%) Developer
2 15 (30.61%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (24.49%) Software Engineer
4 10 (20.41%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 10 (20.41%) Java Developer
4 10 (20.41%) Java Engineer
4 10 (20.41%) Java Scala Developer
4 10 (20.41%) Java Scala Software Engineer
4 10 (20.41%) Java Software Developer
4 10 (20.41%) Java Software Engineer
4 10 (20.41%) Lead Developer
4 10 (20.41%) Lead DevOps
4 10 (20.41%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 10 (20.41%) Lead Software Developer
4 10 (20.41%) Lead Software Engineer
4 10 (20.41%) Scala Developer
4 10 (20.41%) Scala Software Engineer
5 8 (16.33%) Delivery Manager
5 8 (16.33%) Service Manager
5 8 (16.33%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (24.49%) Hibernate
1 12 (24.49%) J2EE
1 12 (24.49%) J2SE
1 12 (24.49%) JSON
1 12 (24.49%) Play Framework
1 12 (24.49%) REST
1 12 (24.49%) SOAP
1 12 (24.49%) Spring
1 12 (24.49%) XML
2 9 (18.37%) ELK Stack
2 9 (18.37%) Sensu
3 4 (8.16%) HTML
3 4 (8.16%) HTML5
4 3 (6.12%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (4.08%) EJB
5 2 (4.08%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.16%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.12%) Data Integration
3 3 (6.12%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (6.12%) Public Cloud
4 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.08%) Telematics
5 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.61%) Linux
2 12 (24.49%) Unix
3 3 (6.12%) Windows
4 2 (4.08%) Android
4 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.98%) DevOps
2 23 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 16 (32.65%) Open Source
5 12 (24.49%) Microservices
6 11 (22.45%) Identity Access Management
7 9 (18.37%) Service Management
8 8 (16.33%) ITIL
8 8 (16.33%) ITIL V3
8 8 (16.33%) Matrix Management
8 8 (16.33%) PRINCE2
8 8 (16.33%) Service Delivery
9 6 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (8.16%) Automated Testing
10 4 (8.16%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (8.16%) CRM
10 4 (8.16%) Information Security
11 3 (6.12%) Data Management
11 3 (6.12%) Master Data Management
11 3 (6.12%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.65%) Java
2 12 (24.49%) Ruby
2 12 (24.49%) Scala
2 12 (24.49%) SQL
3 10 (20.41%) Shell Script
4 4 (8.16%) Python
5 2 (4.08%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.08%) C++
5 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.24%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) PhD
4 1 (2.04%) CISA
4 1 (2.04%) CISM
4 1 (2.04%) CISSP
4 1 (2.04%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (28.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 24 (48.98%) Puppet
2 10 (20.41%) Packer
3 9 (18.37%) Graphite
3 9 (18.37%) Uchiwa
4 5 (10.20%) Terraform
5 3 (6.12%) Consul
6 2 (4.08%) Ansible
6 2 (4.08%) Grafana
6 2 (4.08%) Kubernetes
6 2 (4.08%) Mesos
6 2 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (40.82%) Google
2 12 (24.49%) webMethods
3 10 (20.41%) Adobe
3 10 (20.41%) MuleSoft
4 9 (18.37%) Atlassian
4 9 (18.37%) ForgeRock
5 8 (16.33%) Cisco
6 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
7 3 (6.12%) hybris
8 1 (2.04%) SAP
8 1 (2.04%) WSO2