The table below looks at the statistics for Cloud Computing skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cloud Computing over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Computing
Rank 183 177 181
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 12 36 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.57% 0.35%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.17% 16.74% 16.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 23 16
Average daily rate
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£463 £430 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.55% -14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £350 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £495 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £451 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.32% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £11.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -61.40%
Cloud Computing
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Cloud Services Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
288 215 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.31% 3.42% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 163 105
Average daily rate £435 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £334
% change year-on-year
- +19.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £16.57 - £21.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.82 - £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.31 - £26.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £14.00 £16.53
% change year-on-year
+78.57% -15.30%

Cloud Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cloud Computing across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Cloud Computing Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Cloud Computing
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cloud Computing across the City of London region.

Cloud Computing Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Cloud Computing
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cloud Computing across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Cloud Computing Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Cloud Computing
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cloud Computing across the City of London region.

Cloud Computing Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 16 (50.00%) Java
2 13 (40.63%) Salesforce.com
2 13 (40.63%) Visualforce
2 13 (40.63%) Apex Code
2 13 (40.63%) SaaS
3 12 (37.50%) Mason
4 10 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (25.00%) Finance
6 7 (21.88%) CRM
6 7 (21.88%) Force.com
6 7 (21.88%) Amazon ELB
7 6 (18.75%) Apple iOS
7 6 (18.75%) Mobile App
7 6 (18.75%) Eloqua
7 6 (18.75%) BigMachines
7 6 (18.75%) Android
7 6 (18.75%) Oracle APEX
7 6 (18.75%) Siebel
7 6 (18.75%) Oracle
8 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (15.63%) Software Architecture
8 5 (15.63%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (15.63%) Amazon S3
8 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (15.63%) DevOps
8 5 (15.63%) Akamai
8 5 (15.63%) Mobile Application Development
8 5 (15.63%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (12.50%) Opscode Chef

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 3 (9.38%) Apache
2 2 (6.25%) Node.js
2 2 (6.25%) nginx
2 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.13%) SAS
3 1 (3.13%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 6 (18.75%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 13 (40.63%) SaaS
2 10 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (21.88%) Force.com
3 7 (21.88%) Amazon ELB
4 5 (15.63%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (15.63%) Amazon S3
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (3.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) Firewall
2 1 (3.13%) LAN
2 1 (3.13%) WAN
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (9.38%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.25%) Redis
4 1 (3.13%) MySQL
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.13%) QlikView
4 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.13%) Pentaho
4 1 (3.13%) Big Data
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.25%) Hudson
3 2 (6.25%) Mercurial
3 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
3 2 (6.25%) RSpec
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Publishing
3 2 (6.25%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Legal
4 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Developer
2 4 (12.50%) Salesforce.com Developer
2 4 (12.50%) Architect
3 3 (9.38%) Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Technical Architect
3 3 (9.38%) Integration Manager
3 3 (9.38%) Technical Manager
4 2 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Siebel Technical Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Siebel Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Siebel Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Programmer
5 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (40.63%) Visualforce
2 12 (37.50%) Mason
3 4 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (9.38%) Web Services
4 3 (9.38%) XML
5 2 (6.25%) Ember.js
5 2 (6.25%) Play Framework
5 2 (6.25%) Backbone.js
5 2 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (3.13%) HTML
6 1 (3.13%) .NET
6 1 (3.13%) LAMP
6 1 (3.13%) Ajax
6 1 (3.13%) WCF
6 1 (3.13%) WF
6 1 (3.13%) RESTful
6 1 (3.13%) MEAP
6 1 (3.13%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Mobile App
2 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.25%) Replication
4 1 (3.13%) PMI
4 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.13%) Grid Computing
4 1 (3.13%) Credit Risk
4 1 (3.13%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Apple iOS
1 6 (18.75%) Android
2 3 (9.38%) Windows
3 2 (6.25%) Linux
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.88%) CRM
3 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (15.63%) Software Architecture
3 5 (15.63%) DevOps
3 5 (15.63%) Mobile Application Development
4 4 (12.50%) BDD
4 4 (12.50%) TDD
4 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (9.38%) Web Development
5 3 (9.38%) Analytics
6 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
6 2 (6.25%) Load Balancing
6 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.25%) Kanban
6 2 (6.25%) Pair Programming
6 2 (6.25%) Change Management
6 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.25%) Scrum
6 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (50.00%) Java
2 13 (40.63%) Apex Code
3 4 (12.50%) Ruby
4 3 (9.38%) Python
5 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
5 2 (6.25%) Groovy
5 2 (6.25%) SQL
5 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.13%) PHP
6 1 (3.13%) C#
6 1 (3.13%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) MCTS
1 2 (6.25%) MCSE
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.13%) PMP
2 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
1 1 (3.13%) PMBOK
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) VirtualBox
1 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (6.25%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (12.50%) Puppet
2 2 (6.25%) Vagrant
2 2 (6.25%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (18.75%) Eloqua
2 6 (18.75%) Siebel
2 6 (18.75%) Oracle
3 5 (15.63%) Akamai
4 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.25%) VMware
6 1 (3.13%) Juniper
6 1 (3.13%) Hyperion
6 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco
6 1 (3.13%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (3.13%) Tableau
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