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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Computing
Rank 337 352 362
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +10
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 89 68 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.36% 0.27% 0.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.61% 10.85% 14.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 46 35
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£500 £473 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% -0.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £343 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+28.12% -11.11%
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
1034 627 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.19% 2.47% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 711 440 258
Average daily rate £439 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.68% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 3
Average hourly rate £29.37 £17.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.73% +25.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £17.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.85% -41.66%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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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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 +24 22 £513 +15.49% 14
Brentford - - - -
Bromley - - - - 1
New Malden - - - - 1
Cloud Computing
England

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 91 (50.56%) Java
2 52 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (28.89%) SaaS
3 48 (26.67%) Salesforce.com
4 45 (25.00%) Visualforce
4 45 (25.00%) Apex Code
5 42 (23.33%) Mason
6 40 (22.22%) Force.com
7 35 (19.44%) Linux
8 31 (17.22%) Git (software)
9 28 (15.56%) Finance
10 24 (13.33%) Web Services
10 24 (13.33%) Migration
10 24 (13.33%) VMware
10 24 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (12.78%) Stakeholder Management
12 22 (12.22%) TDD
12 22 (12.22%) Microsoft
13 21 (11.67%) Banking
13 21 (11.67%) DevOps
14 20 (11.11%) UNIX
14 20 (11.11%) SQL
15 18 (10.00%) Puppet
15 18 (10.00%) Oracle
15 18 (10.00%) Scrum
16 16 (8.89%) Project Management
16 16 (8.89%) MySQL
16 16 (8.89%) C#
16 16 (8.89%) Python
16 16 (8.89%) Unit Testing

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (6.67%) Apache
1 12 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 10 (5.56%) WebSphere
2 10 (5.56%) Jetty
2 10 (5.56%) Node.js
3 8 (4.44%) Lync
3 8 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (4.44%) MS Exchange
4 7 (3.89%) WebLogic
4 7 (3.89%) Office Communications Server
4 7 (3.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (3.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (2.22%) Apache Solr
5 4 (2.22%) MQSeries
6 3 (1.67%) nginx
6 3 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.11%) Apache Pig
7 2 (1.11%) Lightstreamer
7 2 (1.11%) WordPress
7 2 (1.11%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (2.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.56%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 52 (28.89%) SaaS
2 40 (22.22%) Force.com
3 15 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (6.11%) IaaS
4 11 (6.11%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (5.00%) Office 365
6 4 (2.22%) Google App Engine
7 3 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (1.67%) PaaS
8 2 (1.11%) Heroku
8 2 (1.11%) Joyent
9 1 (0.56%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (0.56%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.56%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.11%) TCP/IP
2 10 (5.56%) HTTP
3 9 (5.00%) Firewall
4 8 (4.44%) DNS
5 7 (3.89%) LAN
5 7 (3.89%) WAN
6 6 (3.33%) SSL
6 6 (3.33%) Network Security
7 5 (2.78%) Unified Communications
7 5 (2.78%) DHCP
7 5 (2.78%) FTP
8 4 (2.22%) SAN
9 3 (1.67%) IPsec
9 3 (1.67%) VPN
10 2 (1.11%) SNMP
10 2 (1.11%) SSH
10 2 (1.11%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (1.11%) Internet
10 2 (1.11%) AMQP
10 2 (1.11%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.89%) MySQL
2 13 (7.22%) NoSQL
3 12 (6.67%) Big Data
3 12 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 12 (6.67%) Hadoop
4 11 (6.11%) MongoDB
5 9 (5.00%) Relational Database
6 7 (3.89%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (2.22%) Apache Hive
8 4 (2.22%) Redis
9 2 (1.11%) HBase
9 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (1.11%) DB2
9 2 (1.11%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 31 (17.22%) Git (software)
2 16 (8.89%) Jenkins
3 15 (8.33%) JIRA
4 13 (7.22%) Subversion
5 12 (6.67%) Maven
6 10 (5.56%) TeamCity
7 6 (3.33%) Ant
7 6 (3.33%) Gerrit
7 6 (3.33%) Mercurial
8 5 (2.78%) JUnit
8 5 (2.78%) EasyMock
8 5 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (2.78%) jMock
8 5 (2.78%) AnthillPro
9 3 (1.67%) Selenium
10 2 (1.11%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.11%) NetBeans
10 2 (1.11%) PHPUnit
10 2 (1.11%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.56%) Hudson
General
1 28 (15.56%) Finance
2 21 (11.67%) Banking
3 13 (7.22%) Telecoms
4 10 (5.56%) Retail
5 6 (3.33%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.33%) Local Government
5 6 (3.33%) Marketing
6 4 (2.22%) Games
6 4 (2.22%) Advertising
7 3 (1.67%) Publishing
7 3 (1.67%) Legal
7 3 (1.67%) iGaming
8 2 (1.11%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.11%) Front Office
9 1 (0.56%) Law
9 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 59 (32.78%) Developer
2 26 (14.44%) Architect
3 20 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 19 (10.56%) Salesforce.com Developer
5 17 (9.44%) Analyst
6 15 (8.33%) Java Developer
7 13 (7.22%) Senior Developer
8 10 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
9 9 (5.00%) Administrator
9 9 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
10 8 (4.44%) Consultant
10 8 (4.44%) Technical Architect
11 7 (3.89%) Software Engineer
11 7 (3.89%) Business Analyst
12 6 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
12 6 (3.33%) Salesforce.com Architect
13 5 (2.78%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
13 5 (2.78%) Messaging Architect
13 5 (2.78%) Systems Administrator
14 4 (2.22%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (25.00%) Visualforce
2 42 (23.33%) Mason
3 24 (13.33%) Web Services
4 14 (7.78%) RESTful
5 13 (7.22%) .NET
5 13 (7.22%) Middleware
6 11 (6.11%) HTML
7 10 (5.56%) Servlets
7 10 (5.56%) J2EE
7 10 (5.56%) XML
8 9 (5.00%) LAMP
9 7 (3.89%) Spring
9 7 (3.89%) CSS
9 7 (3.89%) JSON
10 6 (3.33%) Hibernate
10 6 (3.33%) REST
11 5 (2.78%) SOAP
11 5 (2.78%) OpenSocial
12 3 (1.67%) Django
12 3 (1.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.11%) Computer Science
2 8 (4.44%) Mobile App
3 7 (3.89%) Blackberry
3 7 (3.89%) Data Structures
4 5 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.78%) FMCG
4 5 (2.78%) Open Source
5 3 (1.67%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.67%) Physics
5 3 (1.67%) FlexPod
5 3 (1.67%) User Experience
6 2 (1.11%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.11%) Grid Computing
6 2 (1.11%) Clustering
6 2 (1.11%) Social Media
6 2 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.11%) Social Network
7 1 (0.56%) Xbox
7 1 (0.56%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.56%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 35 (19.44%) Linux
2 20 (11.11%) UNIX
3 15 (8.33%) Android
4 14 (7.78%) Windows
5 7 (3.89%) Apple iOS
6 6 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (2.22%) Ubuntu
8 4 (2.22%) CentOS
9 2 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.11%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.56%) Fedora
10 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (13.33%) Migration
2 24 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (12.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (12.22%) TDD
5 21 (11.67%) DevOps
6 18 (10.00%) Scrum
7 16 (8.89%) Project Management
7 16 (8.89%) Unit Testing
8 13 (7.22%) Software Engineering
9 11 (6.11%) Kanban
9 11 (6.11%) Data Migration
9 11 (6.11%) BDD
10 10 (5.56%) Automated Testing
10 10 (5.56%) SOA
10 10 (5.56%) OO
10 10 (5.56%) CRM
10 10 (5.56%) Configuration Management
11 9 (5.00%) Business Analysis
11 9 (5.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 91 (50.56%) Java
2 45 (25.00%) Apex Code
3 20 (11.11%) SQL
4 16 (8.89%) C#
4 16 (8.89%) Python
5 14 (7.78%) JavaScript
6 13 (7.22%) C++
6 13 (7.22%) Ruby
7 12 (6.67%) PHP
8 9 (5.00%) C
8 9 (5.00%) Bash Shell
9 8 (4.44%) PowerShell
10 6 (3.33%) PL/SQL
11 5 (2.78%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.22%) Scala
12 4 (2.22%) PHP5
13 3 (1.67%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.67%) Perl
14 2 (1.11%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.11%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 7 (3.89%) Degree
2 5 (2.78%) SC Cleared
2 5 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.11%) RHCE
4 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.56%) CISA
4 1 (0.56%) CISM
4 1 (0.56%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.67%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.33%) vCloud
3 4 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.67%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.11%) qmail
5 2 (1.11%) Postfix
5 2 (1.11%) Sendmail
5 2 (1.11%) HDFS
6 1 (0.56%) KVM
6 1 (0.56%) vSphere
6 1 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.56%) Xen
6 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 18 (10.00%) Puppet
2 13 (7.22%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (3.89%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 7 (3.89%) Salt
3 7 (3.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (1.67%) Ansible
5 2 (1.11%) Nagios
5 2 (1.11%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.56%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.56%) Control-M
Vendors
1 48 (26.67%) Salesforce.com
2 24 (13.33%) VMware
3 22 (12.22%) Microsoft
4 18 (10.00%) Oracle
5 9 (5.00%) Google
6 8 (4.44%) IBM
7 7 (3.89%) Symantec
7 7 (3.89%) Citrix
7 7 (3.89%) IronPort
7 7 (3.89%) Red Hat
8 6 (3.33%) Facebook
8 6 (3.33%) Zend
8 6 (3.33%) SAP
8 6 (3.33%) Cisco
9 5 (2.78%) SaltStack
10 4 (2.22%) Rackspace
10 4 (2.22%) Adobe
11 3 (1.67%) EMC
11 3 (1.67%) Business Objects
12 2 (1.11%) New Relic
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