The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Cloud Computing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cloud Computing over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Cloud Computing
North West / Manchester
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 102 90
Rank change year-on-year +14 -12  
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.14% 0.057% 0.066%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.23% 0.84% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £313 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £450 £350
% change year-on-year +1.11% +28.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Cloud Computing is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 162 119 58
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 11.60% 6.73% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 72 33
Median daily rate £450 £450 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +25.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £390
% change year-on-year - +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
Median hourly rate £95.75 £14.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +560.34% +26.08%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.65 £12.50 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £162.50 £21.50 £18.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year +75.75% -38.31%  

Cloud Computing
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Cloud Computing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Computing in Manchester

Cloud Computing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cloud Computing in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cloud Computing in Manchester

Cloud Computing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Computing in Manchester over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cloud Computing in Manchester

Cloud Computing
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 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
Salford - 1 £425 -
Cloud Computing
North West

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (60.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (40.00%) Service Design
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) SaaS
2 2 (40.00%) PaaS
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Node.js
2 2 (40.00%) Sass
2 2 (40.00%) IaaS
2 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (40.00%) PhantomJS
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby
2 2 (40.00%) Supplier Management
2 2 (40.00%) Ajax
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
2 2 (40.00%) JSON
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) UX Design
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) CSS

Cloud Computing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (40.00%) IaaS
2 2 (40.00%) PaaS
2 2 (40.00%) SaaS
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon S3
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (20.00%) AWS Lambda
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (40.00%) PhantomJS
2 1 (20.00%) JUnit
2 1 (20.00%) Mockito
2 1 (20.00%) RSpec
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) ICT Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (20.00%) ICT Service Delivery Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Node.js Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Service Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Ajax
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) JSON
1 2 (40.00%) Node.js
1 2 (40.00%) Sass
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Life Science
2 1 (20.00%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) BDD
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Service Design
2 2 (40.00%) Supplier Management
2 2 (40.00%) UX Design
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Auto-Scaling
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Financial Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix
1 1 (20.00%) Wyse