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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cloud Computing over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cloud Computing
Rank 100 109 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 25 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.99% 0.093% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.20% 3.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 0
Average daily rate £400 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £451 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - -
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
176 58 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.95% 2.69% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 20 18
Average daily rate £415 £350 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% +23.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £475 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 £26.00 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.07% +121.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.66 £11.60 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £26.00 £11.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £19.00 £16.86
% change year-on-year
+2.60% +12.67%

Cloud Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cloud Computing across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Computing within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Birmingham +5 10 £450 +28.57% 6
Shropshire - 10 £400 - 1
Coventry - 2 - - 3
Cloud Computing
England

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (37.93%) Software Engineering
2 11 (37.93%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (37.93%) DevOps
3 10 (34.48%) HTML
3 10 (34.48%) Java
3 10 (34.48%) Linux
3 10 (34.48%) Shell Script
4 9 (31.03%) CRM
4 9 (31.03%) Web Development
5 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (27.59%) Puppet
5 8 (27.59%) Vagrant
5 8 (27.59%) Packer
5 8 (27.59%) OpenStack
5 8 (27.59%) Ruby
6 7 (24.14%) Google
6 7 (24.14%) Service Management
6 7 (24.14%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
6 7 (24.14%) PHP
6 7 (24.14%) CSS
6 7 (24.14%) MuleSoft
6 7 (24.14%) HTML5
6 7 (24.14%) SaaS
6 7 (24.14%) Visualforce
6 7 (24.14%) Apex Code
6 7 (24.14%) Mason
6 7 (24.14%) Terraform
7 6 (20.69%) BigMachines

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 8 (27.59%) OpenStack
2 3 (10.34%) Apache
2 3 (10.34%) Mule
2 3 (10.34%) WebLogic
2 3 (10.34%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (6.90%) Node.js
3 2 (6.90%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (20.69%) BigMachines
1 6 (20.69%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 11 (37.93%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (24.14%) SaaS
4 1 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.45%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) MariaDB
2 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Vagrant
2 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
2 6 (20.69%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (10.34%) ClearCase
3 3 (10.34%) Eclipse
3 3 (10.34%) JUnit
3 3 (10.34%) Selenium
4 1 (3.45%) Grunt
4 1 (3.45%) gulp
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Developer
2 10 (34.48%) Architect
3 6 (20.69%) Applications Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Senior Developer
4 5 (17.24%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (10.34%) C Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
6 3 (10.34%) Perl Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Perl Web Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Senior Applications Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Software Architect
6 3 (10.34%) Web Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.90%) CRM Architect
7 2 (6.90%) CRM Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.90%) Node.js Developer
7 2 (6.90%) PHP Developer
7 2 (6.90%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) HTML
2 7 (24.14%) CSS
2 7 (24.14%) HTML5
2 7 (24.14%) Mason
2 7 (24.14%) Visualforce
3 6 (20.69%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (13.79%) CSS3
4 4 (13.79%) ELK Stack
4 4 (13.79%) REST
4 4 (13.79%) Sensu
5 3 (10.34%) Hibernate
5 3 (10.34%) J2EE
5 3 (10.34%) J2SE
5 3 (10.34%) jQuery
5 3 (10.34%) JSON
5 3 (10.34%) SOAP
5 3 (10.34%) Spring
5 3 (10.34%) XML
6 2 (6.90%) .NET
6 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Linux
2 3 (10.34%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (37.93%) DevOps
2 11 (37.93%) Software Engineering
3 9 (31.03%) CRM
3 9 (31.03%) Web Development
4 7 (24.14%) Service Management
5 5 (17.24%) Identity Access Management
5 5 (17.24%) Open Source
6 4 (13.79%) TDD
7 3 (10.34%) ArchiMate
7 3 (10.34%) BDD
7 3 (10.34%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (10.34%) TOGAF
8 2 (6.90%) Data Visualisation
8 2 (6.90%) QMS
8 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (3.45%) MVC
9 1 (3.45%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) Java
1 10 (34.48%) Shell Script
2 8 (27.59%) Ruby
3 7 (24.14%) Apex Code
3 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
3 7 (24.14%) PHP
4 4 (13.79%) SQL
5 3 (10.34%) C
5 3 (10.34%) Perl
6 1 (3.45%) ECMAScript
6 1 (3.45%) ES6
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) Packer
1 8 (27.59%) Puppet
2 7 (24.14%) Terraform
3 4 (13.79%) Uchiwa
4 3 (10.34%) Graphite
5 2 (6.90%) Grafana
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Google
1 7 (24.14%) MuleSoft
1 7 (24.14%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (20.69%) Oracle
2 6 (20.69%) Siebel
3 4 (13.79%) Atlassian
4 3 (10.34%) Cisco
4 3 (10.34%) ForgeRock
4 3 (10.34%) Informatica
4 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.34%) webMethods
5 1 (3.45%) WSO2
5 1 (3.45%) Zend
Telford, Shropshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
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Mason Frank International
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