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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cloud Computing
Rank 116 113 112
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 24 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.80% 0.38% 0.25%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.06% 7.89% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 3
Median daily rate £415 £438 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.14% +65.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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 West Midlands region.

Cloud Services Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
217 114 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.26% 4.81% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 63 31
Median daily rate £415 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 7
Median hourly rate £13.00 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +2.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.14 £25.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-35.43% +61.29%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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
Shropshire -23 15 £415 -0.59%
Birmingham -6 3 £210 -53.48% 1
Wolverhampton - 3 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - - 1
Cloud Computing
England

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 58 (74.36%) Software Engineering
2 57 (73.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 54 (69.23%) Puppet
4 53 (67.95%) Amazon AWS
5 52 (66.67%) Google
6 46 (58.97%) DevOps
7 45 (57.69%) Ruby
8 44 (56.41%) Packer
8 44 (56.41%) OpenStack
9 43 (55.13%) Shell Script
10 40 (51.28%) Linux
11 37 (47.44%) Vagrant
12 33 (42.31%) Git (software)
13 31 (39.74%) Service Management
13 31 (39.74%) MuleSoft
14 30 (38.46%) Terraform
14 30 (38.46%) Consul
15 26 (33.33%) Atlassian
15 26 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
15 26 (33.33%) ELK Stack
15 26 (33.33%) Uchiwa
15 26 (33.33%) Sensu
16 25 (32.05%) ForgeRock
16 25 (32.05%) Graphite
17 22 (28.21%) Identity Access Management
18 21 (26.92%) Open Source
19 17 (21.79%) RabbitMQ
20 16 (20.51%) Security Cleared
20 16 (20.51%) Selenium
21 14 (17.95%) SC Cleared

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 44 (56.41%) OpenStack
2 10 (12.82%) WebLogic
3 9 (11.54%) WebLogic Portal
4 5 (6.41%) Mule
5 2 (2.56%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.28%) Apache
6 1 (1.28%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.28%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) BigMachines
1 3 (3.85%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 57 (73.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (67.95%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (11.54%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (11.54%) Google App Engine
3 9 (11.54%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (6.41%) IaaS
4 5 (6.41%) SaaS
5 2 (2.56%) PaaS
6 1 (1.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (1.28%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.28%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.67%) MariaDB
2 12 (15.38%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.28%) Big Data
3 1 (1.28%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.28%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 37 (47.44%) Vagrant
2 33 (42.31%) Git (software)
3 16 (20.51%) Selenium
4 6 (7.69%) Appium
4 6 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 6 (7.69%) Maven
4 6 (7.69%) WebDriver
5 3 (3.85%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.28%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.28%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.28%) JUnit
General
1 2 (2.56%) Finance
1 2 (2.56%) Legal
2 1 (1.28%) Billing
Job Titles
1 55 (70.51%) Developer
2 30 (38.46%) Applications Developer
3 15 (19.23%) DevOps Engineer
4 14 (17.95%) Senior Developer
5 13 (16.67%) Cloud Developer
6 9 (11.54%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 9 (11.54%) Java Developer
6 9 (11.54%) Java Engineer
6 9 (11.54%) Java Scala Developer
6 9 (11.54%) Java Scala Software Engineer
6 9 (11.54%) Java Software Developer
6 9 (11.54%) Java Software Engineer
6 9 (11.54%) Lead Developer
6 9 (11.54%) Lead DevOps
6 9 (11.54%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 9 (11.54%) Lead Software Developer
6 9 (11.54%) Lead Software Engineer
6 9 (11.54%) Scala Developer
6 9 (11.54%) Scala Software Engineer
6 9 (11.54%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (33.33%) ELK Stack
1 26 (33.33%) Sensu
2 17 (21.79%) RabbitMQ
3 11 (14.10%) REST
4 10 (12.82%) Hibernate
4 10 (12.82%) J2EE
4 10 (12.82%) J2SE
4 10 (12.82%) JSON
4 10 (12.82%) Play Framework
4 10 (12.82%) SOAP
4 10 (12.82%) Spring
4 10 (12.82%) XML
5 4 (5.13%) HTML
6 3 (3.85%) CSS
6 3 (3.85%) Mason
6 3 (3.85%) Visualforce
7 2 (2.56%) .NET
7 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.56%) jQuery
7 2 (2.56%) React
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.85%) Data Integration
2 3 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (3.85%) Public Cloud
3 2 (2.56%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.56%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.28%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 40 (51.28%) Linux
2 10 (12.82%) Unix
3 3 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (74.36%) Software Engineering
2 46 (58.97%) DevOps
3 31 (39.74%) Service Management
4 26 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (28.21%) Identity Access Management
6 21 (26.92%) Open Source
7 10 (12.82%) Microservices
8 9 (11.54%) Virtual Environments
9 7 (8.97%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (7.69%) Automated Testing
11 4 (5.13%) CRM
11 4 (5.13%) Information Security
12 3 (3.85%) Data Management
12 3 (3.85%) Master Data Management
12 3 (3.85%) PRINCE2
12 3 (3.85%) Web Development
13 2 (2.56%) Data Visualisation
13 2 (2.56%) ITIL
13 2 (2.56%) Scrum
13 2 (2.56%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 45 (57.69%) Ruby
2 43 (55.13%) Shell Script
3 13 (16.67%) Java
4 10 (12.82%) Scala
4 10 (12.82%) SQL
5 3 (3.85%) Apex Code
5 3 (3.85%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.85%) PHP
6 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.28%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (20.51%) Security Cleared
2 14 (17.95%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.28%) CISA
3 1 (1.28%) CISM
3 1 (1.28%) CISSP
3 1 (1.28%) CRISC
3 1 (1.28%) EMC Certification
3 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (12.82%) Docker
2 4 (5.13%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.28%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 54 (69.23%) Puppet
2 44 (56.41%) Packer
3 30 (38.46%) Consul
3 30 (38.46%) Terraform
4 26 (33.33%) Uchiwa
5 25 (32.05%) Graphite
6 11 (14.10%) Grafana
Vendors
1 52 (66.67%) Google
2 31 (39.74%) MuleSoft
3 26 (33.33%) Atlassian
4 25 (32.05%) ForgeRock
5 10 (12.82%) webMethods
6 9 (11.54%) Adobe
7 8 (10.26%) WSO2
8 3 (3.85%) hybris
8 3 (3.85%) Oracle
8 3 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (3.85%) Siebel
9 1 (1.28%) Cisco
9 1 (1.28%) EMC
9 1 (1.28%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.28%) SAP
9 1 (1.28%) VMware
9 1 (1.28%) Zend
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