The table below looks at the statistics for Cloud Computing skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Computing
Rank 329 350 321
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -29
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 70 65 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.31% 0.27% 0.30%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.21% 10.03% 15.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 42 46
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£500 £456 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £250 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £400 £406
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cloud Computing
England

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

Cloud Services Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
971 648 395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.25% 2.70% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 697 442 276
Average daily rate £450 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 2
Average hourly rate £21.56 £16.75 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.71% -64.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.18% -9.93%

Cloud Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Cloud Computing Jobs Demand Trend in London

Cloud Computing
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Cloud Computing Daily Rate Trend in London

Cloud Computing
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cloud Computing across the London region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Cloud Computing Daily Rate Histogram in London

Cloud Computing
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Cloud Computing Hourly Rate Trend in London

Cloud Computing
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Computing within the London region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London 0 15 £513 +28.12% 17
Hammersmith - - - -
Bromley - - - -
New Malden - - - - 1
Cloud Computing
England

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 72 (48.00%) Java
2 44 (29.33%) SaaS
3 40 (26.67%) Salesforce.com
4 39 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (25.33%) Visualforce
5 38 (25.33%) Apex Code
6 36 (24.00%) Mason
7 33 (22.00%) Force.com
8 28 (18.67%) Finance
9 24 (16.00%) Banking
10 23 (15.33%) Git (software)
11 21 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 20 (13.33%) Microsoft
12 20 (13.33%) Migration
13 17 (11.33%) Web Services
13 17 (11.33%) VMware
14 16 (10.67%) Linux
15 15 (10.00%) TDD
15 15 (10.00%) RESTful
16 14 (9.33%) Middleware
16 14 (9.33%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (9.33%) Hadoop
17 13 (8.67%) SQL
17 13 (8.67%) Scrum
17 13 (8.67%) Amazon AWS
17 13 (8.67%) Big Data
18 12 (8.00%) Oracle
18 12 (8.00%) Apache
18 12 (8.00%) DevOps
19 11 (7.33%) PHP

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 12 (8.00%) Apache
2 9 (6.00%) Jetty
3 8 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (5.33%) MS Exchange
3 8 (5.33%) Lync
4 7 (4.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (4.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (4.67%) Office Communications Server
5 5 (3.33%) CMS
6 4 (2.67%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.67%) Apache Solr
6 4 (2.67%) Node.js
7 3 (2.00%) Magnolia
7 3 (2.00%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.00%) GlassFish
8 2 (1.33%) WordPress
8 2 (1.33%) nginx
9 1 (0.67%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.67%) Lightstreamer
Applications
1 3 (2.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 44 (29.33%) SaaS
2 33 (22.00%) Force.com
3 13 (8.67%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (6.00%) Office 365
4 9 (6.00%) IaaS
5 4 (2.67%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.33%) Google App Engine
6 2 (1.33%) PaaS
6 2 (1.33%) Heroku
6 2 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.67%) Joyent
7 1 (0.67%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.67%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.33%) Firewall
2 7 (4.67%) LAN
2 7 (4.67%) WAN
3 6 (4.00%) DNS
3 6 (4.00%) Network Security
4 5 (3.33%) Unified Communications
5 4 (2.67%) SAN
5 4 (2.67%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.67%) FTP
5 4 (2.67%) HTTP
6 3 (2.00%) DHCP
6 3 (2.00%) SSL
7 2 (1.33%) VPN
7 2 (1.33%) AMQP
7 2 (1.33%) IPsec
7 2 (1.33%) SSH
7 2 (1.33%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (1.33%) LDAP
8 1 (0.67%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.33%) Hadoop
2 13 (8.67%) Big Data
3 10 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 10 (6.67%) MySQL
4 9 (6.00%) SQL Server
4 9 (6.00%) NoSQL
5 8 (5.33%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.33%) Apache Hive
7 4 (2.67%) Redis
7 4 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.67%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (1.33%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.33%) DB2
9 2 (1.33%) QlikView
9 2 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.33%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 23 (15.33%) Git (software)
2 10 (6.67%) JIRA
3 9 (6.00%) Jenkins
4 6 (4.00%) jMock
4 6 (4.00%) TeamCity
4 6 (4.00%) EasyMock
4 6 (4.00%) Maven
4 6 (4.00%) JUnit
5 5 (3.33%) Subversion
6 2 (1.33%) Selenium
6 2 (1.33%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.33%) NetBeans
6 2 (1.33%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.67%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.67%) Hudson
7 1 (0.67%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 1 (0.67%) NUnit
7 1 (0.67%) Rational Rose
General
1 28 (18.67%) Finance
2 24 (16.00%) Banking
3 9 (6.00%) Investment Banking
4 8 (5.33%) Telecoms
5 7 (4.67%) Retail
6 6 (4.00%) Local Government
7 5 (3.33%) Marketing
8 4 (2.67%) Publishing
8 4 (2.67%) Legal
9 2 (1.33%) Advertising
9 2 (1.33%) Games
10 1 (0.67%) Billing
10 1 (0.67%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.67%) Law
10 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 54 (36.00%) Developer
2 27 (18.00%) Architect
3 21 (14.00%) Java Developer
4 19 (12.67%) Analyst
5 16 (10.67%) Senior Developer
6 15 (10.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
7 13 (8.67%) Project Manager
8 12 (8.00%) Senior Java Developer
9 7 (4.67%) Technical Architect
9 7 (4.67%) Consultant
9 7 (4.67%) Administrator
10 6 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (4.00%) Business Analyst
10 6 (4.00%) Salesforce.com Architect
11 5 (3.33%) Software Engineer
11 5 (3.33%) Messaging Architect
12 4 (2.67%) Solutions Analyst
12 4 (2.67%) Messaging Engineer
12 4 (2.67%) DevOps Engineer
12 4 (2.67%) Salesforce.com Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (25.33%) Visualforce
2 36 (24.00%) Mason
3 17 (11.33%) Web Services
4 15 (10.00%) RESTful
5 14 (9.33%) Middleware
6 10 (6.67%) XML
7 8 (5.33%) LAMP
8 7 (4.67%) Hibernate
8 7 (4.67%) Spring
8 7 (4.67%) HTML
9 6 (4.00%) .NET
9 6 (4.00%) OpenSocial
9 6 (4.00%) JSON
10 5 (3.33%) REST
10 5 (3.33%) SOAP
11 4 (2.67%) Servlets
11 4 (2.67%) Doctrine
12 3 (2.00%) CSS
12 3 (2.00%) J2EE
12 3 (2.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (4.67%) Blackberry
2 7 (4.67%) Data Structures
3 6 (4.00%) User Experience
4 5 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.67%) Open Source
6 3 (2.00%) Grid Computing
6 3 (2.00%) Clustering
6 3 (2.00%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.33%) Social Media
7 2 (1.33%) Replication
7 2 (1.33%) Social Network
7 2 (1.33%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.33%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.33%) FMCG
7 2 (1.33%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.67%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.67%) Linux
2 10 (6.67%) UNIX
3 9 (6.00%) Windows
3 9 (6.00%) Android
4 4 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.33%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.33%) CentOS
7 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.67%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (13.33%) Migration
4 15 (10.00%) TDD
5 14 (9.33%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (8.67%) Scrum
7 12 (8.00%) DevOps
8 11 (7.33%) Analytics
8 11 (7.33%) Unit Testing
9 10 (6.67%) OO
10 9 (6.00%) Software Engineering
10 9 (6.00%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (5.33%) Low Latency
11 8 (5.33%) Multithreading
11 8 (5.33%) Data Migration
11 8 (5.33%) CRM
11 8 (5.33%) E-Commerce
11 8 (5.33%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (4.67%) SOA
12 7 (4.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (48.00%) Java
2 38 (25.33%) Apex Code
3 13 (8.67%) SQL
4 11 (7.33%) PHP
5 9 (6.00%) C#
6 7 (4.67%) JavaScript
6 7 (4.67%) PowerShell
7 6 (4.00%) Ruby
7 6 (4.00%) C++
7 6 (4.00%) C
8 5 (3.33%) Python
9 4 (2.67%) PHP5
10 3 (2.00%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.33%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.33%) Perl
11 2 (1.33%) SOQL
11 2 (1.33%) SOSL
12 1 (0.67%) VBA
12 1 (0.67%) XAML
12 1 (0.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (3.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (3.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.00%) Degree
3 2 (1.33%) RHCE
4 1 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.00%) QA
2 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.67%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (2.00%) Squid
4 2 (1.33%) vCloud
4 2 (1.33%) HDFS
4 2 (1.33%) qmail
4 2 (1.33%) Postfix
4 2 (1.33%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.67%) vSphere
5 1 (0.67%) Xen
5 1 (0.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (4.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 7 (4.67%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (4.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 6 (4.00%) Puppet
3 3 (2.00%) Salt
4 2 (1.33%) Ansible
5 1 (0.67%) Control-M
5 1 (0.67%) Nagios
5 1 (0.67%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.67%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 40 (26.67%) Salesforce.com
2 20 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 17 (11.33%) VMware
4 12 (8.00%) Oracle
5 7 (4.67%) Symantec
5 7 (4.67%) IronPort
5 7 (4.67%) Google
6 6 (4.00%) Zend
6 6 (4.00%) Facebook
6 6 (4.00%) SAP
7 5 (3.33%) Cisco
7 5 (3.33%) Citrix
8 4 (2.67%) Adobe
8 4 (2.67%) IBM
8 4 (2.67%) EMC
8 4 (2.67%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.00%) Business Objects
9 3 (2.00%) Rackspace
10 2 (1.33%) Twitter
11 1 (0.67%) Sitecore
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