The first table below looks at the demand for Cloud Computing skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cloud Computing over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Computing
Rank 100 86 92
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +6
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 8 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.44% 0.23% 0.17%
As % of the Cloud Services category 21.62% 8.11% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Average daily rate £320 £395 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.98% +43.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £28.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-61.40% -28.75%
Cloud Services Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
37 37 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.05% 2.79% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 32 23
Average daily rate £353 £250 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.20% -10.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -38.00%
Cloud Computing
Yorkshire

Cloud Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Cloud Computing Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Cloud Computing
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Cloud Computing Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Cloud Computing
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Leeds -13 8 £320 -18.98%
Huddersfield - - - - 2
Cloud Computing
Yorkshire

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 9 (69.23%) .NET
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (61.54%) Windows
3 6 (46.15%) Linux
3 6 (46.15%) nginx
3 6 (46.15%) Capistrano
3 6 (46.15%) Puppet
3 6 (46.15%) Ruby
3 6 (46.15%) Ubuntu
3 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
3 6 (46.15%) TeamCity
3 6 (46.15%) HAProxy
4 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (38.46%) Splunk
4 5 (38.46%) Scrum
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
4 5 (38.46%) SQL
5 4 (30.77%) Java
5 4 (30.77%) TDD
5 4 (30.77%) Validation
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (23.08%) Kanban
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (23.08%) ETL
6 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
7 2 (15.38%) Oracle
7 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
7 2 (15.38%) C#
7 2 (15.38%) HTML
7 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 6 (46.15%) nginx
2 2 (15.38%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (15.38%) IaaS
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (15.38%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
3 2 (15.38%) CouchDB
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) TeamCity
2 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle APEX
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Developer
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Scala Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) HTML
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
2 2 (15.38%) CSS
2 2 (15.38%) Web Services
2 2 (15.38%) SVG
2 2 (15.38%) Akka
2 2 (15.38%) Play Framework
2 2 (15.38%) Batik
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Open Source
2 1 (7.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 6 (46.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (38.46%) Scrum
2 4 (30.77%) TDD
2 4 (30.77%) Validation
3 3 (23.08%) Kanban
3 3 (23.08%) ETL
4 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 2 (15.38%) OO
4 2 (15.38%) DSDM
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Process Management
4 2 (15.38%) BDD
4 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
4 2 (15.38%) V-Model
4 2 (15.38%) Web Development
4 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Ruby
1 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) Java
4 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
5 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
5 2 (15.38%) C#
5 2 (15.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) Capistrano
1 6 (46.15%) Puppet
1 6 (46.15%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Splunk
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Adobe
2 2 (15.38%) VMware