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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Computing
Rank 329 323 313
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 62 70 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.32% 0.30%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.68% 11.74% 13.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 49 46
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£450 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £262 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
928 596 422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.42% 2.72% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 637 423 312
Average daily rate £450 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 2
Average hourly rate £23.00 £17.75 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.57% -62.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.23 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+30.62% -11.66%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015. 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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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 +15 20 £450 - 32
Hammersmith - 1 £380 -
Docklands, London - - - -
Hillingdon - - - -
Bromley - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Cloud Computing
England

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 (47.37%) Java
2 45 (29.61%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (23.68%) Salesforce.com
4 35 (23.03%) SaaS
5 34 (22.37%) Apex Code
5 34 (22.37%) Visualforce
6 31 (20.39%) Mason
7 30 (19.74%) Git (software)
8 27 (17.76%) Finance
9 26 (17.11%) Force.com
10 25 (16.45%) Banking
11 24 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
12 22 (14.47%) Stakeholder Management
12 22 (14.47%) Scrum
13 21 (13.82%) Linux
14 20 (13.16%) Microsoft
14 20 (13.16%) VMware
15 19 (12.50%) Apache
15 19 (12.50%) Web Services
16 18 (11.84%) DevOps
17 16 (10.53%) XML
18 15 (9.87%) Opscode Chef
18 15 (9.87%) Kanban
18 15 (9.87%) Android
18 15 (9.87%) RESTful
19 14 (9.21%) VMware Infrastructure
19 14 (9.21%) Puppet
19 14 (9.21%) Oracle
19 14 (9.21%) Migration

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 19 (12.50%) Apache
2 12 (7.89%) Tomcat
3 11 (7.24%) Jetty
4 10 (6.58%) nginx
5 9 (5.92%) Node.js
6 8 (5.26%) Lync
6 8 (5.26%) MS Exchange
6 8 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (4.61%) CMS
7 7 (4.61%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (4.61%) Office Communications Server
7 7 (4.61%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (3.29%) Magnolia
9 4 (2.63%) Apache Solr
9 4 (2.63%) IIS
9 4 (2.63%) WebSphere
10 3 (1.97%) GlassFish
11 2 (1.32%) WordPress
12 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.66%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (3.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.66%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 35 (23.03%) SaaS
2 26 (17.11%) Force.com
3 24 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (7.89%) Amazon ELB
5 10 (6.58%) Office 365
6 9 (5.92%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (4.61%) IaaS
8 5 (3.29%) Amazon S3
9 4 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (1.97%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (1.97%) Google App Engine
11 2 (1.32%) PaaS
11 2 (1.32%) Heroku
12 1 (0.66%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.66%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.92%) LAN
2 8 (5.26%) Firewall
2 8 (5.26%) WAN
3 6 (3.95%) Network Security
4 5 (3.29%) DNS
4 5 (3.29%) Unified Communications
5 4 (2.63%) SAN
5 4 (2.63%) HTTP
5 4 (2.63%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.32%) AMQP
6 2 (1.32%) LDAP
6 2 (1.32%) DHCP
6 2 (1.32%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.66%) VLAN
7 1 (0.66%) FTP
7 1 (0.66%) VoIP
7 1 (0.66%) SSL
7 1 (0.66%) VPN
7 1 (0.66%) SNMP
7 1 (0.66%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.55%) NoSQL
1 13 (8.55%) Big Data
2 12 (7.89%) Hadoop
3 11 (7.24%) Redis
4 10 (6.58%) SQL Server
5 9 (5.92%) Relational Database
5 9 (5.92%) MongoDB
6 7 (4.61%) MySQL
7 5 (3.29%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (2.63%) Apache Hive
8 4 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.97%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (1.32%) DB2
10 2 (1.32%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.32%) QlikView
10 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 30 (19.74%) Git (software)
2 11 (7.24%) JIRA
3 10 (6.58%) Jenkins
4 8 (5.26%) Hudson
5 7 (4.61%) Maven
5 7 (4.61%) jMock
5 7 (4.61%) JUnit
5 7 (4.61%) Mercurial
5 7 (4.61%) TeamCity
5 7 (4.61%) EasyMock
6 5 (3.29%) Subversion
7 3 (1.97%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (1.32%) PHPUnit
8 2 (1.32%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.32%) Selenium
8 2 (1.32%) NetBeans
9 1 (0.66%) NUnit
9 1 (0.66%) Rational Rose
9 1 (0.66%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 27 (17.76%) Finance
2 25 (16.45%) Banking
3 10 (6.58%) Investment Banking
4 7 (4.61%) Retail
4 7 (4.61%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.95%) Local Government
6 5 (3.29%) Publishing
6 5 (3.29%) Marketing
7 4 (2.63%) Legal
8 2 (1.32%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.32%) Advertising
8 2 (1.32%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.32%) German Language
8 2 (1.32%) Italian Language
8 2 (1.32%) Turkish Language
8 2 (1.32%) Games
9 1 (0.66%) Billing
9 1 (0.66%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.66%) Front Office
9 1 (0.66%) Law
Job Titles
1 57 (37.50%) Developer
2 25 (16.45%) Java Developer
3 20 (13.16%) Analyst
4 19 (12.50%) Architect
5 16 (10.53%) Senior Developer
6 15 (9.87%) Salesforce.com Developer
7 12 (7.89%) Senior Java Developer
8 11 (7.24%) DevOps Engineer
9 9 (5.92%) Project Manager
10 8 (5.26%) Consultant
11 6 (3.95%) Business Analyst
11 6 (3.95%) Technical Architect
11 6 (3.95%) Administrator
11 6 (3.95%) Integration Manager
12 5 (3.29%) Messaging Architect
12 5 (3.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 4 (2.63%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
13 4 (2.63%) Salesforce.com Architect
13 4 (2.63%) Software Engineer
13 4 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (22.37%) Visualforce
2 31 (20.39%) Mason
3 19 (12.50%) Web Services
4 16 (10.53%) XML
5 15 (9.87%) RESTful
6 13 (8.55%) Middleware
7 8 (5.26%) Hibernate
7 8 (5.26%) LAMP
8 7 (4.61%) Spring
8 7 (4.61%) Ruby on Rails
8 7 (4.61%) .NET
8 7 (4.61%) Play Framework
8 7 (4.61%) OpenSocial
9 6 (3.95%) HTML
10 5 (3.29%) JSON
10 5 (3.29%) SOAP
10 5 (3.29%) REST
11 4 (2.63%) Doctrine
12 3 (1.97%) WCF
12 3 (1.97%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.92%) Replication
1 9 (5.92%) Computer Science
2 8 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 7 (4.61%) Blackberry
3 7 (4.61%) User Experience
3 7 (4.61%) Data Structures
4 6 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.29%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.29%) Open Source
6 3 (1.97%) Grid Computing
7 2 (1.32%) Kindle
7 2 (1.32%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.32%) Social Network
7 2 (1.32%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.32%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.66%) Clustering
8 1 (0.66%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.66%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.66%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 21 (13.82%) Linux
2 15 (9.87%) Android
3 13 (8.55%) UNIX
4 9 (5.92%) Windows
5 8 (5.26%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.32%) CentOS
8 1 (0.66%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.66%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (29.61%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (14.47%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (14.47%) Scrum
4 18 (11.84%) DevOps
5 15 (9.87%) Kanban
6 14 (9.21%) Migration
6 14 (9.21%) TDD
7 11 (7.24%) Configuration Management
7 11 (7.24%) Analytics
7 11 (7.24%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (7.24%) Unit Testing
8 10 (6.58%) E-Commerce
8 10 (6.58%) Software Engineering
9 9 (5.92%) OO
9 9 (5.92%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (5.92%) Multithreading
10 8 (5.26%) Low Latency
10 8 (5.26%) CRM
11 7 (4.61%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 72 (47.37%) Java
2 34 (22.37%) Apex Code
3 12 (7.89%) SQL
3 12 (7.89%) Ruby
4 11 (7.24%) Python
5 8 (5.26%) Bash Shell
5 8 (5.26%) PowerShell
5 8 (5.26%) C#
6 7 (4.61%) Groovy
7 6 (3.95%) PHP
7 6 (3.95%) JavaScript
8 5 (3.29%) C
8 5 (3.29%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.63%) PHP5
10 3 (1.97%) C++
11 2 (1.32%) SOQL
11 2 (1.32%) SOSL
11 2 (1.32%) Perl
11 2 (1.32%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.66%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (3.29%) SC Cleared
1 5 (3.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.32%) Degree
3 1 (0.66%) MCTS
3 1 (0.66%) MCSE
3 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.97%) QA
2 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (9.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.61%) VirtualBox
2 7 (4.61%) Varnish
3 3 (1.97%) Xen
3 3 (1.97%) Squid
3 3 (1.97%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.32%) vCloud
4 2 (1.32%) XenApp
4 2 (1.32%) HDFS
5 1 (0.66%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.66%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (9.87%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (9.21%) Puppet
3 7 (4.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 7 (4.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 7 (4.61%) Vagrant
4 4 (2.63%) Ansible
5 3 (1.97%) Salt
6 1 (0.66%) Control-M
6 1 (0.66%) Nagios
6 1 (0.66%) CA SiteMinder
6 1 (0.66%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.66%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.66%) SCOM
Vendors
1 36 (23.68%) Salesforce.com
2 20 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 20 (13.16%) VMware
3 14 (9.21%) Oracle
4 8 (5.26%) Google
5 7 (4.61%) IronPort
5 7 (4.61%) Symantec
6 6 (3.95%) Akamai
6 6 (3.95%) Facebook
6 6 (3.95%) Zend
7 4 (2.63%) Rackspace
7 4 (2.63%) EMC
8 3 (1.97%) Siebel
8 3 (1.97%) SAP
8 3 (1.97%) Business Objects
8 3 (1.97%) Citrix
8 3 (1.97%) Cisco
8 3 (1.97%) Eloqua
9 2 (1.32%) Twitter
9 2 (1.32%) IBM
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