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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Computing
Rank 334 361 355
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -6
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 90 60 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.38% 0.24% 0.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.96% 9.00% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 47 36
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £344 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £541 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £353 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -21.66%
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
1004 667 479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.20% 2.63% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 645 515 333
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £125 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.98% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -61.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £36.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-52.41% +39.42%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +29 22 £325 -23.52% 21
Westminster - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Bromley - - - - 2
New Malden - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Cloud Computing
England

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 94 (48.45%) Java
2 54 (27.84%) Linux
3 50 (25.77%) SaaS
4 41 (21.13%) Salesforce.com
5 40 (20.62%) Continuous Integration
6 38 (19.59%) Visualforce
6 38 (19.59%) Apex Code
7 35 (18.04%) Force.com
7 35 (18.04%) Mason
8 34 (17.53%) VMware
9 33 (17.01%) Puppet
10 32 (16.49%) Git (software)
11 30 (15.46%) DevOps
12 29 (14.95%) Amazon EC2
13 27 (13.92%) Unit Testing
13 27 (13.92%) Jenkins
14 26 (13.40%) Web Services
15 25 (12.89%) UNIX
15 25 (12.89%) SQL
15 25 (12.89%) HTTP
15 25 (12.89%) TCP/IP
15 25 (12.89%) Agile Software Development
16 24 (12.37%) Finance
16 24 (12.37%) SOA
16 24 (12.37%) Tomcat
16 24 (12.37%) Python
16 24 (12.37%) .NET
17 23 (11.86%) Microsoft
17 23 (11.86%) WebSphere
18 22 (11.34%) TDD

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 24 (12.37%) Tomcat
2 23 (11.86%) WebSphere
3 19 (9.79%) Apache
4 14 (7.22%) Jetty
5 12 (6.19%) WebLogic
5 12 (6.19%) Node.js
6 10 (5.15%) nginx
7 9 (4.64%) IIS
8 8 (4.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (2.06%) Apache Solr
9 4 (2.06%) MQSeries
10 3 (1.55%) MS Exchange
10 3 (1.55%) CMS
10 3 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (1.55%) Lync
10 3 (1.55%) Apache Pig
11 2 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (1.03%) WordPress
11 2 (1.03%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 3 (1.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 50 (25.77%) SaaS
2 35 (18.04%) Force.com
3 29 (14.95%) Amazon EC2
4 20 (10.31%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (7.22%) Google App Engine
6 9 (4.64%) PaaS
6 9 (4.64%) IaaS
7 6 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (2.06%) Office 365
9 3 (1.55%) Google Compute Engine
10 2 (1.03%) Heroku
11 1 (0.52%) Joyent
11 1 (0.52%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.52%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.52%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 25 (12.89%) HTTP
1 25 (12.89%) TCP/IP
2 21 (10.82%) DNS
3 16 (8.25%) SSL
3 16 (8.25%) DHCP
4 13 (6.70%) FTP
5 11 (5.67%) IPsec
6 5 (2.58%) VPN
6 5 (2.58%) Firewall
7 4 (2.06%) SAN
8 3 (1.55%) LDAP
8 3 (1.55%) LAN
9 2 (1.03%) SNMP
9 2 (1.03%) SSH
9 2 (1.03%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (1.03%) Unified Communications
9 2 (1.03%) AMQP
10 1 (0.52%) tcpdump
10 1 (0.52%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.52%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (11.34%) MySQL
2 17 (8.76%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.76%) Big Data
3 16 (8.25%) MongoDB
3 16 (8.25%) NoSQL
4 11 (5.67%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (5.15%) Hadoop
6 9 (4.64%) Relational Database
7 6 (3.09%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (2.06%) Apache Hive
8 4 (2.06%) Redis
8 4 (2.06%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.55%) DB2
9 3 (1.55%) HBase
9 3 (1.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (1.03%) Triplestore
10 2 (1.03%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.52%) Voldemort
11 1 (0.52%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 32 (16.49%) Git (software)
2 27 (13.92%) Jenkins
3 18 (9.28%) Subversion
3 18 (9.28%) JIRA
4 15 (7.73%) Maven
5 13 (6.70%) TeamCity
6 11 (5.67%) Ant
6 11 (5.67%) Gerrit
6 11 (5.67%) Mercurial
7 10 (5.15%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (5.15%) AnthillPro
8 4 (2.06%) JUnit
8 4 (2.06%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.55%) Selenium
9 3 (1.55%) jMock
9 3 (1.55%) EasyMock
10 2 (1.03%) NetBeans
10 2 (1.03%) WATIR
10 2 (1.03%) RSpec
10 2 (1.03%) PHPUnit
General
1 24 (12.37%) Finance
2 13 (6.70%) Banking
3 10 (5.15%) Retail
4 9 (4.64%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.58%) Marketing
5 5 (2.58%) Games
6 4 (2.06%) Legal
7 3 (1.55%) iGaming
7 3 (1.55%) Advertising
8 2 (1.03%) Publishing
8 2 (1.03%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.03%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.03%) Law
8 2 (1.03%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.03%) Front Office
9 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (28.35%) Developer
2 25 (12.89%) Architect
3 16 (8.25%) Project Manager
4 13 (6.70%) Salesforce.com Developer
5 12 (6.19%) Analyst
6 11 (5.67%) Administrator
6 11 (5.67%) DevOps Engineer
7 9 (4.64%) Software Engineer
7 9 (4.64%) Consultant
7 9 (4.64%) Java Developer
8 8 (4.12%) Deployment Manager
8 8 (4.12%) Technical Architect
8 8 (4.12%) Business Analyst
9 7 (3.61%) Senior Developer
10 6 (3.09%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (3.09%) Systems Administrator
10 6 (3.09%) Python Developer
11 5 (2.58%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
11 5 (2.58%) Salesforce.com Architect
11 5 (2.58%) Salesforce.com Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (19.59%) Visualforce
2 35 (18.04%) Mason
3 26 (13.40%) Web Services
4 24 (12.37%) .NET
5 21 (10.82%) J2EE
6 19 (9.79%) Servlets
7 14 (7.22%) HTML
7 14 (7.22%) RESTful
8 13 (6.70%) JSON
9 12 (6.19%) Middleware
9 12 (6.19%) XML
10 9 (4.64%) CSS
10 9 (4.64%) SOAP
10 9 (4.64%) REST
11 8 (4.12%) LAMP
12 6 (3.09%) HTML5
13 5 (2.58%) Spring
13 5 (2.58%) Django
14 4 (2.06%) Ruby on Rails
14 4 (2.06%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.22%) Open Source
2 13 (6.70%) Computer Science
3 10 (5.15%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.09%) FMCG
5 4 (2.06%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.55%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.55%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.55%) Physics
6 3 (1.55%) FlexPod
6 3 (1.55%) Social Media
7 2 (1.03%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.03%) Taxonomies
7 2 (1.03%) Ontologies
7 2 (1.03%) Social Network
7 2 (1.03%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.03%) Grid Computing
7 2 (1.03%) Clustering
7 2 (1.03%) PKI
8 1 (0.52%) Statistics
8 1 (0.52%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 54 (27.84%) Linux
2 25 (12.89%) UNIX
3 21 (10.82%) Windows
4 13 (6.70%) Android
5 10 (5.15%) Apple iOS
6 8 (4.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (3.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (3.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (3.09%) Ubuntu
9 4 (2.06%) CentOS
9 4 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.03%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.03%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.52%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.52%) OpenSolaris
11 1 (0.52%) SUSE
11 1 (0.52%) Debian
11 1 (0.52%) Fedora
11 1 (0.52%) AIX
11 1 (0.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (20.62%) Continuous Integration
2 30 (15.46%) DevOps
3 27 (13.92%) Unit Testing
4 25 (12.89%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (12.37%) SOA
6 22 (11.34%) TDD
7 21 (10.82%) Configuration Management
8 19 (9.79%) Scrum
9 18 (9.28%) Project Management
9 18 (9.28%) Automated Testing
10 16 (8.25%) Migration
11 15 (7.73%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (7.73%) OO
11 15 (7.73%) Software Engineering
12 13 (6.70%) BDD
13 11 (5.67%) Analytics
13 11 (5.67%) ETL
14 10 (5.15%) CRM
14 10 (5.15%) Data Migration
15 9 (4.64%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 94 (48.45%) Java
2 38 (19.59%) Apex Code
3 25 (12.89%) SQL
4 24 (12.37%) Python
5 18 (9.28%) JavaScript
6 17 (8.76%) Ruby
7 16 (8.25%) C#
7 16 (8.25%) Bash Shell
8 13 (6.70%) C++
8 13 (6.70%) PHP
9 11 (5.67%) PL/SQL
10 7 (3.61%) Shell Script
10 7 (3.61%) Scala
11 6 (3.09%) C
12 4 (2.06%) Objective-C
12 4 (2.06%) PHP5
12 4 (2.06%) PowerShell
12 4 (2.06%) Perl
13 2 (1.03%) SPARQL
14 1 (0.52%) Korn
Qualifications
1 8 (4.12%) Degree
2 6 (3.09%) SC Cleared
2 6 (3.09%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.03%) CISSP
3 2 (1.03%) RHCE
3 2 (1.03%) CISA
3 2 (1.03%) CISM
4 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.52%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.55%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (9.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (5.15%) vCloud
3 9 (4.64%) Xen
4 8 (4.12%) Active Directory
5 4 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.55%) KVM
6 3 (1.55%) qmail
6 3 (1.55%) Sendmail
7 2 (1.03%) Postfix
7 2 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.03%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.03%) HDFS
8 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.52%) Snort
8 1 (0.52%) Squid
8 1 (0.52%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.52%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.52%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.52%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 33 (17.01%) Puppet
2 16 (8.25%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (3.61%) Salt
4 2 (1.03%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (1.03%) Ansible
4 2 (1.03%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (1.03%) Nagios
4 2 (1.03%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.52%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.52%) Foglight
5 1 (0.52%) Nessus
5 1 (0.52%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 41 (21.13%) Salesforce.com
2 34 (17.53%) VMware
3 23 (11.86%) Microsoft
4 21 (10.82%) Oracle
5 20 (10.31%) Google
6 9 (4.64%) IBM
7 8 (4.12%) Citrix
7 8 (4.12%) Red Hat
8 7 (3.61%) Facebook
9 6 (3.09%) SaltStack
9 6 (3.09%) Cisco
9 6 (3.09%) Zend
10 5 (2.58%) Rackspace
11 4 (2.06%) SAP
12 3 (1.55%) Adobe
12 3 (1.55%) Symantec
12 3 (1.55%) Twitter
13 2 (1.03%) WSO2
13 2 (1.03%) New Relic
13 2 (1.03%) Vyatta
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