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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 97 97
Rank change year-on-year +10 0  
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 3 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.23% 0.28% 0.24%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.13% 5.56% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 3
Median daily rate £413 £350 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.85% -30.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £318 £490
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £500 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £475 £503
% change year-on-year -10.52% -5.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £14.00

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 141 90 54
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 10.69% 5.03% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 53 28
Median daily rate £450 £450 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £20.20 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.66% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -20.49% -13.35%  

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 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cloud Computing in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) TDD
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (42.86%) SaaS
2 3 (42.86%) PaaS
2 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Sass
2 3 (42.86%) User Experience
2 3 (42.86%) Ruby
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) PHP
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) OOD
3 2 (28.57%) jQuery
3 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Subversion
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Pig
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) Jetty
1 1 (14.29%) Mongrel
1 1 (14.29%) nginx
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (42.86%) PaaS
2 3 (42.86%) SaaS
3 2 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (14.29%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (14.29%) Amazon S3
4 1 (14.29%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (14.29%) Google App Engine
4 1 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (14.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) FTP
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) IPsec
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Hive
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 2 (28.57%) Mercurial
2 2 (28.57%) Subversion
3 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 1 (14.29%) JUnit
3 1 (14.29%) Mockito
3 1 (14.29%) PhantomJS
3 1 (14.29%) RSpec
3 1 (14.29%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Full Stack Developer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Big Data Architect
4 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Architect
4 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) ICT Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Node.js Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) Sass
2 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 2 (28.57%) Aurelia
2 2 (28.57%) Backbone.js
2 2 (28.57%) Durandal
2 2 (28.57%) EJS
2 2 (28.57%) Jinja
2 2 (28.57%) jQuery
2 2 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (28.57%) LESS
2 2 (28.57%) Pug
2 2 (28.57%) React
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) Node.js
3 1 (14.29%) RESTful
3 1 (14.29%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) User Experience
2 2 (28.57%) Data Structures
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (14.29%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (28.57%) OOD
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Wireframes
4 1 (14.29%) Auto-Scaling
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Service Design
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 1 (14.29%) UX Design
4 1 (14.29%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) Ruby
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) PHP
3 2 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) TypeScript
4 1 (14.29%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix
1 1 (14.29%) Google
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) VMware
1 1 (14.29%) Wyse
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