The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Platform Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Platform Engineer
England / London
Rank 381 400 394
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 27 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.058% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.061% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 4
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £605 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £380 -
% change year-on-year
+13.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
18474 19632 19634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.96% 95.10% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 13203 13848 13928
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 311 341
Median hourly rate £21.75 £17.75 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.56% -0.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.83 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Platform Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Platform Engineer in the job title.

Platform Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Platform Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Platform Engineer Daily Rate Trend in London

Platform Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Platform Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Platform Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Platform Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Platform Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Platform Engineer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Platform Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London - 2 £458 - 1
Platform Engineer
England

Platform Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, Platform Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Platform Engineer in the job title.

1 29 (51.79%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (42.86%) DevOps
3 23 (41.07%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (41.07%) Java
4 16 (28.57%) Python
4 16 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 12 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (21.43%) Microservices
6 11 (19.64%) Jenkins
6 11 (19.64%) Splunk
6 11 (19.64%) Big Data
6 11 (19.64%) Linux
7 10 (17.86%) Scala
7 10 (17.86%) Hadoop
7 10 (17.86%) PaaS
7 10 (17.86%) Apache Hive
7 10 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (17.86%) Kafka
7 10 (17.86%) Cloud Foundry
7 10 (17.86%) AppDynamics
8 9 (16.07%) Spring Boot
8 9 (16.07%) MuleSoft
8 9 (16.07%) Apache Spark
8 9 (16.07%) Docker
8 9 (16.07%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (16.07%) Open Source
8 9 (16.07%) R
8 9 (16.07%) Microsoft Azure
8 9 (16.07%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (16.07%) Windows

Platform Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (17.86%) Cloud Foundry
2 9 (16.07%) Apache Spark
3 5 (8.93%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (8.93%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.79%) Confluence
4 1 (1.79%) JBoss
4 1 (1.79%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 23 (41.07%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (17.86%) PaaS
3 9 (16.07%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (16.07%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (7.14%) GitHub
5 3 (5.36%) Amazon Kinesis
5 3 (5.36%) IaaS
6 1 (1.79%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.79%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) Internet
1 3 (5.36%) Multicast
1 3 (5.36%) tcpdump
2 2 (3.57%) LDAP
2 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.79%) DAB
3 1 (1.79%) DHCP
3 1 (1.79%) Firewall
3 1 (1.79%) HTTP
3 1 (1.79%) LAN
3 1 (1.79%) SSL
3 1 (1.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.64%) Big Data
2 10 (17.86%) Apache Hive
2 10 (17.86%) Hadoop
3 6 (10.71%) MongoDB
3 6 (10.71%) Relational Database
4 5 (8.93%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (5.36%) Parquet
5 3 (5.36%) Sqoop
6 1 (1.79%) Redis
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 11 (19.64%) Jenkins
3 8 (14.29%) JIRA
4 7 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (10.71%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (10.71%) TeamCity
6 3 (5.36%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.79%) Artifactory
General
1 9 (16.07%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Banking
3 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.79%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.86%) Kafka
2 9 (16.07%) Spring Boot
3 7 (12.50%) HTML
4 6 (10.71%) CSS
4 6 (10.71%) CSS3
4 6 (10.71%) HTML5
4 6 (10.71%) Spring
4 6 (10.71%) Spring Cloud
5 5 (8.93%) Node.js
5 5 (8.93%) OAuth2
5 5 (8.93%) Serverless Framework
6 4 (7.14%) AngularJS
7 3 (5.36%) Apache Avro
7 3 (5.36%) JMS
7 3 (5.36%) JSON
7 3 (5.36%) Polymer
7 3 (5.36%) Spark Streaming
7 3 (5.36%) Web Services
7 3 (5.36%) WebKit
7 3 (5.36%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.93%) Blockchain
3 4 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.14%) Statistics
4 3 (5.36%) Equities
4 3 (5.36%) W3C
5 2 (3.57%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.79%) Clustering
6 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.79%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.79%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.79%) PKI
6 1 (1.79%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.64%) Linux
2 9 (16.07%) Windows
3 5 (8.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.79%) Android
4 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.79%) CoreOS
4 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.79%) Solaris
4 1 (1.79%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.79%) Unix
4 1 (1.79%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (51.79%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (42.86%) DevOps
3 12 (21.43%) Microservices
4 10 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (16.07%) Open Source
6 7 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
7 6 (10.71%) Auto-Scaling
7 6 (10.71%) Scrum
7 6 (10.71%) SOA
7 6 (10.71%) Unit Testing
8 4 (7.14%) Configuration Management
8 4 (7.14%) High Availability
9 3 (5.36%) Functional Testing
9 3 (5.36%) Low Latency
9 3 (5.36%) Non-Functional Testing
9 3 (5.36%) Workflow
10 2 (3.57%) Dependency Management
10 2 (3.57%) ITIL
10 2 (3.57%) Project Management
10 2 (3.57%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.07%) Java
2 16 (28.57%) Python
3 10 (17.86%) Scala
4 9 (16.07%) JavaScript
4 9 (16.07%) R
5 8 (14.29%) PowerShell
6 6 (10.71%) Bash Shell
7 5 (8.93%) Perl
8 4 (7.14%) SQL
9 3 (5.36%) C
9 3 (5.36%) C++
9 3 (5.36%) Groovy
10 2 (3.57%) Ruby
11 1 (1.79%) Go
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) ACMT
2 1 (1.79%) CCA
2 1 (1.79%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.79%) MCSE
2 1 (1.79%) MCTS
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (16.07%) Docker
2 6 (10.71%) vCloud
3 3 (5.36%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.36%) XenApp
4 2 (3.57%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.57%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.79%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.79%) etcd
5 1 (1.79%) flannel
5 1 (1.79%) Gluster
5 1 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.79%) Varnish
5 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (16.07%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (14.29%) Kubernetes
3 7 (12.50%) Ansible
4 6 (10.71%) Puppet
4 6 (10.71%) Terraform
5 4 (7.14%) Consul
6 3 (5.36%) ITRS Geneos
6 3 (5.36%) Thomson Reuters DACS
7 2 (3.57%) SCCM
7 2 (3.57%) SCOM
8 1 (1.79%) Casper Suite
8 1 (1.79%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.79%) Mesos
8 1 (1.79%) Nagios
8 1 (1.79%) Opsview
8 1 (1.79%) Rancher
8 1 (1.79%) rkt
8 1 (1.79%) Sysdig
8 1 (1.79%) ZABBIX
8 1 (1.79%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 11 (19.64%) Splunk
2 10 (17.86%) AppDynamics
3 9 (16.07%) MuleSoft
4 6 (10.71%) New Relic
5 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
6 4 (7.14%) Red Hat
7 3 (5.36%) Citrix
7 3 (5.36%) Reuters
7 3 (5.36%) Teradata
8 2 (3.57%) HP
8 2 (3.57%) VMware
9 1 (1.79%) Apple
9 1 (1.79%) Dell
9 1 (1.79%) Gemalto
9 1 (1.79%) Google
9 1 (1.79%) Intel
9 1 (1.79%) Oracle
9 1 (1.79%) Remedy
9 1 (1.79%) Symantec
9 1 (1.79%) TOWER Software
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