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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cloud Computing over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cloud Computing
Rank 148 192 185
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -7
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 23 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.65% 0.33% 0.34%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.84% 5.33% 8.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 14
Median daily rate £500 £483 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.62% +57.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £304 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £619 £593
UK excluding London median daily rate £436 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+9.06% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.24 - -
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
475 338 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.51% 6.13% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 264 173
Median daily rate £500 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £274 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% +38.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £22.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-21.11% +30.43%

Cloud Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Cloud Computing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 August 2016.

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 25 August 2016, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 26 (66.67%) Finance
2 22 (56.41%) Linux
2 22 (56.41%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (46.15%) Java
5 15 (38.46%) Oracle
6 13 (33.33%) Unix
7 11 (28.21%) SQL
7 11 (28.21%) Data Centre
8 10 (25.64%) DevOps
8 10 (25.64%) REST
9 9 (23.08%) Shell Script
9 9 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (20.51%) Ansible
10 8 (20.51%) Hadoop
10 8 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (20.51%) DNS
10 8 (20.51%) IBM
10 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
10 8 (20.51%) C++
10 8 (20.51%) Tomcat
11 7 (17.95%) Python
11 7 (17.95%) OO
11 7 (17.95%) Apache
11 7 (17.95%) AIX
11 7 (17.95%) Web Services
11 7 (17.95%) VMware
11 7 (17.95%) Spring
11 7 (17.95%) Subversion
11 7 (17.95%) Configuration Management

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 8 (20.51%) Tomcat
2 7 (17.95%) Apache
3 6 (15.38%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (12.82%) JBoss
4 5 (12.82%) WebSphere
5 3 (7.69%) WebLogic
6 2 (5.13%) WildFly
7 1 (2.56%) Apache Pig
7 1 (2.56%) Apache Spark
7 1 (2.56%) SAS
7 1 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 22 (56.41%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.13%) IaaS
3 2 (5.13%) PaaS
4 1 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.56%) Google Compute Engine
4 1 (2.56%) Office 365
4 1 (2.56%) OpenShift
4 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) DNS
2 6 (15.38%) Firewall
3 3 (7.69%) SSL
3 3 (7.69%) VoIP
4 2 (5.13%) SAN
4 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.56%) HTTP
5 1 (2.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) Hadoop
1 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.95%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (15.38%) Big Data
3 6 (15.38%) MongoDB
4 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database
4 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (7.69%) MySQL
6 3 (7.69%) NoSQL
6 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (2.56%) Apache Hive
7 1 (2.56%) HBase
7 1 (2.56%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Git (software)
1 7 (17.95%) Jenkins
1 7 (17.95%) Subversion
2 5 (12.82%) GitLab
2 5 (12.82%) Gradle
2 5 (12.82%) IntelliJ
2 5 (12.82%) JIRA
2 5 (12.82%) Maven
3 2 (5.13%) Gerrit
3 2 (5.13%) Mercurial
3 2 (5.13%) MSBuild
3 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.13%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.56%) AdminStudio
4 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.56%) InstallShield
4 1 (2.56%) MSI
4 1 (2.56%) Selenium
4 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
General
1 26 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Banking
3 3 (7.69%) Front Office
3 3 (7.69%) Law
3 3 (7.69%) Marketing
4 1 (2.56%) Advertising
4 1 (2.56%) Back Office
4 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Developer
2 10 (25.64%) Java Developer
3 6 (15.38%) AWS Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Architect
4 5 (12.82%) AWS Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Elasticsearch Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) AWS DevOps
5 4 (10.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 4 (10.26%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Data Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Platform Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Agile Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Cloud Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.64%) REST
2 7 (17.95%) JPA
2 7 (17.95%) Spring
2 7 (17.95%) Web Services
3 6 (15.38%) ActiveMQ
3 6 (15.38%) Kafka
3 6 (15.38%) SOAP
3 6 (15.38%) XML
4 5 (12.82%) Apache Axis
4 5 (12.82%) Apache CXF
4 5 (12.82%) Guice
4 5 (12.82%) J2EE
4 5 (12.82%) Java EE
4 5 (12.82%) JDBC
4 5 (12.82%) JMS
4 5 (12.82%) JSON
4 5 (12.82%) Spring Boot
4 5 (12.82%) WSDL
5 3 (7.69%) Middleware
5 3 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Data Centre
2 6 (15.38%) Public Cloud
3 3 (7.69%) DataPower
3 3 (7.69%) Life Science
4 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.13%) Fixed Income
4 2 (5.13%) Swaptions
5 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.56%) Clustering
5 1 (2.56%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.56%) Derivative
5 1 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 22 (56.41%) Linux
2 13 (33.33%) Unix
3 7 (17.95%) AIX
4 4 (10.26%) Windows
4 4 (10.26%) Windows Server
5 3 (7.69%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (7.69%) SUSE
5 3 (7.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (25.64%) DevOps
3 9 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
4 8 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (17.95%) Configuration Management
5 7 (17.95%) Microservices
5 7 (17.95%) OO
6 6 (15.38%) ITIL
6 6 (15.38%) Project Management
7 5 (12.82%) BDD
7 5 (12.82%) E-Commerce
7 5 (12.82%) Kanban
7 5 (12.82%) Scrum
7 5 (12.82%) Software Architecture
8 4 (10.26%) High Availability
8 4 (10.26%) Low Latency
8 4 (10.26%) TDD
9 3 (7.69%) Line Management
9 3 (7.69%) Patch Management
9 3 (7.69%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 18 (46.15%) Java
2 11 (28.21%) SQL
3 9 (23.08%) Shell Script
4 8 (20.51%) C++
5 7 (17.95%) Python
6 6 (15.38%) Perl
6 6 (15.38%) Ruby
7 5 (12.82%) PL/SQL
8 3 (7.69%) Bash Shell
9 2 (5.13%) C#
9 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
9 2 (5.13%) XAML
10 1 (2.56%) PHP
10 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.56%) R
10 1 (2.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) RHCA
3 1 (2.56%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) QA
2 2 (5.13%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
3 4 (10.26%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.56%) Apache Flume
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.56%) NFS
4 1 (2.56%) Samba
4 1 (2.56%) vSphere
4 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (20.51%) Ansible
2 7 (17.95%) Puppet
3 6 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (15.38%) Salt
4 1 (2.56%) Nagios
4 1 (2.56%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.56%) OpenView
4 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (2.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) Oracle
2 8 (20.51%) IBM
3 7 (17.95%) VMware
4 6 (15.38%) Google
5 5 (12.82%) Citrix
5 5 (12.82%) HP
6 4 (10.26%) Bloomberg
6 4 (10.26%) Dell
6 4 (10.26%) Hortonworks
6 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
6 4 (10.26%) Reuters
7 3 (7.69%) Software AG
7 3 (7.69%) webMethods
8 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.56%) 3PAR
9 1 (2.56%) Brocade
9 1 (2.56%) NetApp
9 1 (2.56%) Sun
9 1 (2.56%) Veritas