Period
to 4 April 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Public Cloud in contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Public Cloud over the 6 months to 4 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Public Cloud
6 months to
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 78 101 129
Rank change year-on-year +23 +28 -1
Contract jobs citing Public Cloud 18 35 20
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Leeds 1.24% 1.55% 0.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.81% 4.94% 3.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 26 12
Median daily rate £503 £550 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.64% +25.71% -18.60%
10th Percentile £440 £440 £375
90th Percentile £601 £700 £650
West Yorkshire median daily rate £493 £550 £438
% change year-on-year -10.45% +25.71% -18.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

Public Cloud is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 472 708 621
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 32.51% 31.36% 24.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 436 457
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -2.74%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £286
90th Percentile £588 £575 £549
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 43 8
Median hourly rate £21.50 £20.25 £12.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.20% +68.60% -15.44%
10th Percentile £15.39 £11.15 £9.16
90th Percentile £42.88 £25.11 £40.48
Median hourly rate £20.11 £17.50 £14.25
% change year-on-year +14.91% +22.81% -1.72%

Public Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Public Cloud as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Public Cloud in Leeds

Public Cloud
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Public Cloud in Leeds.

Daily rate trend for Public Cloud in Leeds

Public Cloud
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Public Cloud in Leeds over the 6 months to 4 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Public Cloud in Leeds

For the 6 months to 4 April 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Public Cloud also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Public Cloud.

1 16 (88.89%) AWS
2 14 (77.78%) Java
2 14 (77.78%) Azure
3 12 (66.67%) Kubernetes
4 11 (61.11%) GCP
5 10 (55.56%) Python
6 8 (44.44%) Microservices
7 7 (38.89%) Apache Spark
7 7 (38.89%) Hadoop YARN
7 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (38.89%) HDFS
7 7 (38.89%) DevOps
7 7 (38.89%) Amazon Kinesis
7 7 (38.89%) Kotlin
7 7 (38.89%) Flink
7 7 (38.89%) Data Ingestion
7 7 (38.89%) Bash Shell
7 7 (38.89%) Apache Hive
7 7 (38.89%) MongoDB
7 7 (38.89%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (38.89%) NoSQL
7 7 (38.89%) Tableau
7 7 (38.89%) OpenStack
7 7 (38.89%) Big Data
7 7 (38.89%) Kafka
7 7 (38.89%) Data Analytics
7 7 (38.89%) Analytics
7 7 (38.89%) HBase
7 7 (38.89%) Go
7 7 (38.89%) Ansible

Public Cloud
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 7 (38.89%) Apache Spark
1 7 (38.89%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 16 (88.89%) AWS
2 14 (77.78%) Azure
3 11 (61.11%) GCP
4 7 (38.89%) Amazon Kinesis
5 3 (16.67%) Serverless
6 2 (11.11%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (5.56%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (5.56%) IaaS
7 1 (5.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) DNS
2 3 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (5.56%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) Apache Cassandra
1 7 (38.89%) Apache Hive
1 7 (38.89%) Big Data
1 7 (38.89%) Flink
1 7 (38.89%) Hadoop
1 7 (38.89%) HBase
1 7 (38.89%) MongoDB
1 7 (38.89%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (5.56%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.56%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.56%) Ant
3 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (38.89%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Architect
2 6 (33.33%) Big Data Architect
2 6 (33.33%) Data Architect
3 5 (27.78%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Developer
5 3 (16.67%) DevOps Systems Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Consultant
7 1 (5.56%) AWS Architect
7 1 (5.56%) AWS Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Big Data Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Cloud Consultant
7 1 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Data Consultant
7 1 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Machine Learning Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Senior DevOps
7 1 (5.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) Kafka
2 3 (16.67%) Flash
3 2 (11.11%) Node.js
3 2 (11.11%) React
4 1 (5.56%) .NET
4 1 (5.56%) CSS
4 1 (5.56%) CSS3
4 1 (5.56%) HTML
4 1 (5.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (33.33%) User Experience
3 3 (16.67%) Clustering
3 3 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
4 2 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) CentOS
2 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Microservices
2 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Analytics
2 7 (38.89%) Data Analytics
2 7 (38.89%) Data Architecture
2 7 (38.89%) Data Ingestion
2 7 (38.89%) Data Modelling
2 7 (38.89%) DevOps
2 7 (38.89%) Domain-Driven Design
2 7 (38.89%) Software Engineering
3 6 (33.33%) Co-Creation
3 6 (33.33%) Data Science
3 6 (33.33%) Data Strategy
4 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (27.78%) Project Delivery
4 5 (27.78%) TOGAF
5 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
6 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
6 3 (16.67%) Open Source
6 3 (16.67%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) Java
2 10 (55.56%) Python
3 7 (38.89%) Bash Shell
3 7 (38.89%) Go
3 7 (38.89%) Kotlin
3 7 (38.89%) Perl
3 7 (38.89%) Scala
3 7 (38.89%) SQL
4 3 (16.67%) PHP
5 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.56%) C
6 1 (5.56%) C#
6 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) HDFS
2 5 (27.78%) Docker
3 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.56%) vSphere
4 1 (5.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (66.67%) Kubernetes
2 7 (38.89%) Ansible
2 7 (38.89%) Hadoop YARN
3 5 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (27.78%) Puppet
3 5 (27.78%) Terraform
4 3 (16.67%) CFEngine
4 3 (16.67%) Salt
5 1 (5.56%) Grafana
5 1 (5.56%) Nagios
5 1 (5.56%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Tableau
2 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) Databricks
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle