The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Computing
Rank 89 91 98
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 29 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.28% 0.30% 0.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 30.21% 17.24% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 2 2
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£350 £385 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +25.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £333 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £646 £437 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cloud Computing
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Cloud Services Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
96 29 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.23% 1.73% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 17 46
Average daily rate £475 £350 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +47.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £450 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -48.48%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cloud Computing across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Cloud Computing Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 August 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
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -4 28 £350 -9.09% 2
Cloud Computing
Yorkshire

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 43 (84.31%) Linux
2 34 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 31 (60.78%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (56.86%) TCP/IP
4 29 (56.86%) Opscode Chef
5 28 (54.90%) Open Source
6 27 (52.94%) Jenkins
7 26 (50.98%) Puppet
7 26 (50.98%) Java
7 26 (50.98%) Configuration Management
8 25 (49.02%) .NET
9 24 (47.06%) VMware
9 24 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
10 22 (43.14%) Amazon AWS
10 22 (43.14%) Servlets
11 19 (37.25%) DevOps
12 18 (35.29%) Google
12 18 (35.29%) HTTP
13 17 (33.33%) J2EE
13 17 (33.33%) Xen
13 17 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
13 17 (33.33%) Google App Engine
13 17 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
14 16 (31.37%) MongoDB
14 16 (31.37%) WebSphere
14 16 (31.37%) Jetty
14 16 (31.37%) nginx
14 16 (31.37%) IIS
14 16 (31.37%) DHCP
14 16 (31.37%) FTP

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 16 (31.37%) Apache
1 16 (31.37%) Tomcat
1 16 (31.37%) WebSphere
1 16 (31.37%) Jetty
1 16 (31.37%) nginx
1 16 (31.37%) IIS
2 6 (11.76%) OpenStack
3 4 (7.84%) Node.js
4 1 (1.96%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 22 (43.14%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
2 17 (33.33%) Google App Engine
2 17 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (5.88%) IaaS
4 1 (1.96%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 29 (56.86%) TCP/IP
2 18 (35.29%) HTTP
3 16 (31.37%) DHCP
3 16 (31.37%) FTP
3 16 (31.37%) DNS
3 16 (31.37%) IPsec
4 15 (29.41%) SSL
5 4 (7.84%) Unified Communications
6 3 (5.88%) Converged Networks
7 2 (3.92%) Internet
8 1 (1.96%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (31.37%) MongoDB
2 13 (25.49%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (21.57%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (17.65%) Big Data
5 5 (9.80%) Hadoop
6 4 (7.84%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.96%) MySQL
7 1 (1.96%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 27 (52.94%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.96%) Ant
2 1 (1.96%) Maven
General
1 2 (3.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (17.65%) Architect
2 8 (15.69%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (13.73%) Technical Architect
4 5 (9.80%) Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Web Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Chief Architect
5 4 (7.84%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Database Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Digital Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Digital Technical Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Chief Technical Architect
8 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com Consultant
8 1 (1.96%) Senior Architect
8 1 (1.96%) Build and Release Engineer
8 1 (1.96%) Senior Web Engineer
8 1 (1.96%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
8 1 (1.96%) Senior Digital Architect
8 1 (1.96%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 1 (1.96%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (49.02%) .NET
2 22 (43.14%) Servlets
3 17 (33.33%) J2EE
4 4 (7.84%) RESTful
4 4 (7.84%) AngularJS
5 3 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (5.88%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.96%) REST
6 1 (1.96%) SOAP
6 1 (1.96%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Visualisation
2 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.96%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 43 (84.31%) Linux
2 8 (15.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 31 (60.78%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (54.90%) Open Source
4 26 (50.98%) Configuration Management
5 19 (37.25%) DevOps
6 13 (25.49%) Automated Testing
6 13 (25.49%) Unit Testing
7 4 (7.84%) ITIL
7 4 (7.84%) Machine Learning
7 4 (7.84%) Big Data Analytics
7 4 (7.84%) Analytics
8 3 (5.88%) CRM
8 3 (5.88%) ETL
9 2 (3.92%) Web Accessibility
9 2 (3.92%) Server Building
10 1 (1.96%) API Development
10 1 (1.96%) API Integration
10 1 (1.96%) Mentoring
10 1 (1.96%) Data Analytics
10 1 (1.96%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (50.98%) Java
2 15 (29.41%) Python
3 10 (19.61%) JavaScript
4 6 (11.76%) Bash Shell
5 4 (7.84%) R
5 4 (7.84%) PHP
5 4 (7.84%) PL/SQL
5 4 (7.84%) SQL
5 4 (7.84%) Ruby
6 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 24 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (33.33%) Xen
3 11 (21.57%) vCloud
4 6 (11.76%) QEMU
4 6 (11.76%) KVM
Systems Management
1 29 (56.86%) Opscode Chef
2 26 (50.98%) Puppet
3 4 (7.84%) StatsD
Vendors
1 24 (47.06%) VMware
2 18 (35.29%) Google
3 16 (31.37%) Microsoft
4 9 (17.65%) Oracle
5 4 (7.84%) Teradata
5 4 (7.84%) Citrix
5 4 (7.84%) Tableau
5 4 (7.84%) Apigee
5 4 (7.84%) Mashery
6 1 (1.96%) Lotus
6 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.96%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.96%) SAP
6 1 (1.96%) Sun
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