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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Computing
Rank 332 363 376
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +13
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 79 62 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.32% 0.25% 0.21%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.92% 9.92% 13.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 44 34
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£525 £470 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.70% +1.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £350 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £371 £463
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -19.72%
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
997 625 396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.06% 2.48% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 459 267
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £125 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £345 £400
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -13.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 3
Average hourly rate £34.50 £17.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.14% +29.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% -32.14%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +31 16 £390 -10.85% 6
Brentford - - - -
Bromley - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Cloud Computing
England

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 95 (51.63%) Java
2 56 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (26.63%) Linux
3 49 (26.63%) SaaS
4 45 (24.46%) Salesforce.com
5 42 (22.83%) Visualforce
5 42 (22.83%) Apex Code
6 39 (21.20%) Mason
7 38 (20.65%) Force.com
8 37 (20.11%) Continuous Integration
9 31 (16.85%) VMware
10 30 (16.30%) Microsoft
10 30 (16.30%) Puppet
11 29 (15.76%) Git (software)
12 26 (14.13%) DevOps
13 25 (13.59%) Unit Testing
14 24 (13.04%) Amazon EC2
14 24 (13.04%) Jenkins
14 24 (13.04%) Finance
15 23 (12.50%) Web Services
15 23 (12.50%) TCP/IP
16 22 (11.96%) HTTP
17 21 (11.41%) UNIX
17 21 (11.41%) .NET
17 21 (11.41%) Configuration Management
18 20 (10.87%) SQL
18 20 (10.87%) Tomcat
18 20 (10.87%) Python
18 20 (10.87%) TDD
19 19 (10.33%) Scrum

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 20 (10.87%) Tomcat
2 19 (10.33%) WebSphere
2 19 (10.33%) Apache
3 15 (8.15%) Jetty
4 11 (5.98%) Node.js
5 10 (5.43%) nginx
6 9 (4.89%) IIS
7 8 (4.35%) WebLogic
7 8 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (4.35%) MS Exchange
7 8 (4.35%) Lync
8 7 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (3.80%) Office Communications Server
8 7 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (2.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (2.17%) Apache Solr
10 4 (2.17%) MQSeries
11 2 (1.09%) Lightstreamer
11 2 (1.09%) WordPress
11 2 (1.09%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 4 (2.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.54%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 49 (26.63%) SaaS
2 38 (20.65%) Force.com
3 24 (13.04%) Amazon EC2
4 18 (9.78%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (7.61%) Google App Engine
6 9 (4.89%) Office 365
7 6 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (3.26%) IaaS
8 4 (2.17%) PaaS
9 3 (1.63%) Google Compute Engine
10 2 (1.09%) Heroku
11 1 (0.54%) Joyent
11 1 (0.54%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 23 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 22 (11.96%) HTTP
3 19 (10.33%) DNS
4 14 (7.61%) SSL
4 14 (7.61%) DHCP
5 13 (7.07%) FTP
6 11 (5.98%) IPsec
7 5 (2.72%) Unified Communications
8 4 (2.17%) SAN
9 3 (1.63%) Firewall
9 3 (1.63%) VPN
10 2 (1.09%) SNMP
10 2 (1.09%) LDAP
10 2 (1.09%) LAN
10 2 (1.09%) AMQP
10 2 (1.09%) SSH
11 1 (0.54%) Reverse Proxy
11 1 (0.54%) Internet
11 1 (0.54%) WAN
11 1 (0.54%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.78%) MySQL
2 15 (8.15%) MongoDB
2 15 (8.15%) NoSQL
3 14 (7.61%) Big Data
4 12 (6.52%) SQL Server
5 10 (5.43%) Hadoop
6 8 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (4.35%) Relational Database
7 6 (3.26%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (2.17%) Apache Hive
8 4 (2.17%) Redis
9 3 (1.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (1.09%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (1.09%) HBase
10 2 (1.09%) DB2
10 2 (1.09%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.54%) QlikView
11 1 (0.54%) Jackrabbit
11 1 (0.54%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 29 (15.76%) Git (software)
2 24 (13.04%) Jenkins
3 15 (8.15%) Subversion
3 15 (8.15%) JIRA
4 13 (7.07%) Maven
5 11 (5.98%) TeamCity
6 8 (4.35%) Mercurial
6 8 (4.35%) Ant
6 8 (4.35%) Gerrit
7 7 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (3.80%) AnthillPro
8 4 (2.17%) JUnit
8 4 (2.17%) EasyMock
8 4 (2.17%) jMock
9 3 (1.63%) Selenium
10 2 (1.09%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.09%) NetBeans
10 2 (1.09%) PHPUnit
10 2 (1.09%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.54%) Hudson
General
1 24 (13.04%) Finance
2 18 (9.78%) Banking
3 10 (5.43%) Retail
4 9 (4.89%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.72%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.72%) Marketing
6 4 (2.17%) Games
7 3 (1.63%) Advertising
7 3 (1.63%) iGaming
8 2 (1.09%) Publishing
8 2 (1.09%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.09%) Front Office
8 2 (1.09%) Legal
8 2 (1.09%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.54%) Law
9 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 52 (28.26%) Developer
2 24 (13.04%) Architect
3 19 (10.33%) Project Manager
4 15 (8.15%) Salesforce.com Developer
5 11 (5.98%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (5.98%) Analyst
6 10 (5.43%) Consultant
6 10 (5.43%) Administrator
6 10 (5.43%) Java Developer
7 9 (4.89%) Software Engineer
8 8 (4.35%) Business Analyst
8 8 (4.35%) Senior Developer
9 6 (3.26%) Technical Architect
9 6 (3.26%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (3.26%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (3.26%) Python Developer
9 6 (3.26%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
9 6 (3.26%) Salesforce.com Architect
10 5 (2.72%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (2.72%) Messaging Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (22.83%) Visualforce
2 39 (21.20%) Mason
3 23 (12.50%) Web Services
4 21 (11.41%) .NET
5 19 (10.33%) Servlets
6 18 (9.78%) J2EE
7 14 (7.61%) RESTful
8 13 (7.07%) Middleware
9 12 (6.52%) HTML
10 9 (4.89%) JSON
10 9 (4.89%) XML
11 8 (4.35%) CSS
11 8 (4.35%) LAMP
12 6 (3.26%) Spring
12 6 (3.26%) REST
13 5 (2.72%) Hibernate
13 5 (2.72%) SOAP
13 5 (2.72%) Django
13 5 (2.72%) HTML5
14 4 (2.17%) OpenSocial
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.61%) Open Source
2 10 (5.43%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.89%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.80%) Blackberry
5 6 (3.26%) Data Structures
5 6 (3.26%) FMCG
6 4 (2.17%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.63%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.63%) Physics
7 3 (1.63%) FlexPod
7 3 (1.63%) User Experience
8 2 (1.09%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.09%) Clustering
8 2 (1.09%) Social Network
8 2 (1.09%) Social Media
8 2 (1.09%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.54%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.54%) Xbox
9 1 (0.54%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 49 (26.63%) Linux
2 21 (11.41%) UNIX
3 18 (9.78%) Windows
4 16 (8.70%) Android
5 8 (4.35%) Apple iOS
6 7 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (3.80%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (2.72%) Ubuntu
8 4 (2.17%) CentOS
9 3 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.09%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.09%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.54%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.54%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (20.11%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (14.13%) DevOps
4 25 (13.59%) Unit Testing
5 21 (11.41%) Configuration Management
6 20 (10.87%) TDD
7 19 (10.33%) Scrum
8 18 (9.78%) Migration
8 18 (9.78%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (9.78%) Automated Testing
9 15 (8.15%) Software Engineering
9 15 (8.15%) Project Management
10 14 (7.61%) SOA
11 12 (6.52%) Data Migration
12 11 (5.98%) BDD
12 11 (5.98%) Analytics
12 11 (5.98%) OO
13 10 (5.43%) CRM
14 9 (4.89%) Kanban
15 8 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 95 (51.63%) Java
2 42 (22.83%) Apex Code
3 20 (10.87%) SQL
3 20 (10.87%) Python
4 16 (8.70%) JavaScript
5 15 (8.15%) Ruby
6 14 (7.61%) C#
7 12 (6.52%) C++
7 12 (6.52%) PHP
7 12 (6.52%) Bash Shell
8 8 (4.35%) PL/SQL
8 8 (4.35%) PowerShell
8 8 (4.35%) C
9 7 (3.80%) Scala
10 5 (2.72%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.17%) PHP5
12 3 (1.63%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.63%) Perl
13 2 (1.09%) SOQL
13 2 (1.09%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 7 (3.80%) Degree
2 2 (1.09%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.09%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.09%) CISSP
2 2 (1.09%) RHCE
2 2 (1.09%) CISA
2 2 (1.09%) CISM
3 1 (0.54%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.63%) QA
2 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (9.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (4.35%) Xen
3 7 (3.80%) vCloud
4 6 (3.26%) Active Directory
5 4 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.09%) HDFS
6 2 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.09%) qmail
6 2 (1.09%) Postfix
6 2 (1.09%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.54%) vSphere
7 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.54%) KVM
7 1 (0.54%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 30 (16.30%) Puppet
2 15 (8.15%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (4.35%) Salt
4 7 (3.80%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 7 (3.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (1.63%) Ansible
6 2 (1.09%) Nagios
6 2 (1.09%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.54%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.54%) Foglight
7 1 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 45 (24.46%) Salesforce.com
2 31 (16.85%) VMware
3 30 (16.30%) Microsoft
4 19 (10.33%) Oracle
4 19 (10.33%) Google
5 9 (4.89%) IBM
6 8 (4.35%) Citrix
7 7 (3.80%) Red Hat
7 7 (3.80%) Symantec
7 7 (3.80%) IronPort
8 6 (3.26%) Facebook
8 6 (3.26%) Zend
8 6 (3.26%) SaltStack
8 6 (3.26%) SAP
8 6 (3.26%) Cisco
9 5 (2.72%) Rackspace
10 4 (2.17%) Adobe
11 2 (1.09%) EMC
11 2 (1.09%) Business Objects
11 2 (1.09%) Altiris
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