Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 6 months to 21 November 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
England > South West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 186 195 216
Rank change year-on-year +9 +21 -53
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 24 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.43% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.13% 1.45% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 6
South West median daily rate £431 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.47% +6.25% -21.57%
10th Percentile £304 £404 £330
90th Percentile £519 £578 £500
England median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £18.64 £19.92 £55.00
% change year-on-year -6.41% -63.78% -

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

All Cloud Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 767 553 307
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 13.58% 9.69% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 515 379 229
South West median daily rate £400 £413 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +14.58% -10.00%
10th Percentile £190 £213 £190
90th Percentile £538 £588 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 16 4
South West median hourly rate £18.00 £32.75 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.04% +111.29% -8.82%
10th Percentile £10.50 £14.01 £10.38
90th Percentile £48.75 £42.50 £22.25
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £21.64
% change year-on-year +5.26% -12.20% +20.22%

Cloud Computing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Cloud Computing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Computing in the South West

Cloud Computing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cloud Computing in the South West

Cloud Computing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Computing in the South West over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cloud Computing in the South West

Cloud Computing
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +4 14 £444 +4.41% 3
Dorset +3 3 - -
Devon - 2 £425 -
Gloucestershire +19 1 - -
Wiltshire -4 1 £325 - 1
Cloud Computing
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 South West region with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 11 (45.83%) SQL
2 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (37.50%) Java
4 8 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (29.17%) .NET
5 7 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (25.00%) TDD
6 6 (25.00%) XML
6 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (25.00%) C#
7 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
7 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (16.67%) Scala
8 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
8 4 (16.67%) BDD
8 4 (16.67%) NoSQL
8 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (16.67%) Microservices
8 4 (16.67%) SDLC
8 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 4 (16.67%) Finance
8 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 4 (16.67%) Windows
9 3 (12.50%) Linux
9 3 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
9 3 (12.50%) OO
9 3 (12.50%) Python
9 3 (12.50%) N-Tier
9 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling

Cloud Computing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 2 (8.33%) CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 8 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.17%) IaaS
3 1 (4.17%) Office 365
3 1 (4.17%) PaaS
3 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.33%) GoCD
2 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Billing
2 1 (4.17%) Electronics
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Architect
2 7 (29.17%) Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Java Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Technical Architect
4 4 (16.67%) .NET Architect
4 4 (16.67%) .NET Technical Architect
4 4 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Change Manager
5 3 (12.50%) Polyglot Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Python Developer
6 2 (8.33%) AWS Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support
6 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Java Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Java Scala Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Java Technical Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Scala Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Cloud Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) .NET
2 6 (25.00%) XML
3 3 (12.50%) Ajax
3 3 (12.50%) DHTML
3 3 (12.50%) HTML
3 3 (12.50%) Kafka
3 3 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (12.50%) REST
3 3 (12.50%) SOAP
3 3 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (4.17%) CSS
4 1 (4.17%) jQuery
4 1 (4.17%) RESTful
4 1 (4.17%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) N-Tier
2 3 (12.50%) W3C
3 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (8.33%) Public Cloud
3 2 (8.33%) Smartphone
3 2 (8.33%) User Experience
4 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (25.00%) TDD
4 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
5 4 (16.67%) BDD
5 4 (16.67%) Microservices
5 4 (16.67%) SDLC
5 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 3 (12.50%) Creative Thinking
6 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 3 (12.50%) Migration
6 3 (12.50%) OO
6 3 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (12.50%) Performance Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Process Management
6 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 3 (12.50%) SOA
6 3 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
7 2 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) SQL
2 9 (37.50%) Java
3 6 (25.00%) C#
3 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (16.67%) Scala
5 3 (12.50%) Python
6 1 (4.17%) C
6 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 1 (4.17%) CCSA
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.17%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Docker
1 3 (12.50%) LXC
2 2 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) OpenText
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco
3 1 (4.17%) SAP
3 1 (4.17%) Telerik