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 26 June 2016 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform Engineer
Rank 391 422 411
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 29 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.060% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.064% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 11
Median daily rate £550 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £291 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £408 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £369 -
% change year-on-year
+32.20% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - -
Platform Engineer
England

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
20313 22036 22179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.14% 94.60% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14741 15378 15441
Median daily rate £463 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 368 399
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.88 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.94% +13.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £52.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 26 June 2016.

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 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +44 4 £475 +15.15% 2
Platform Engineer
England

Platform Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, 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 27 (45.76%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (37.29%) DevOps
3 20 (33.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (33.90%) Docker
4 19 (32.20%) IaaS
4 19 (32.20%) Java
4 19 (32.20%) Linux
5 18 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (30.51%) Kubernetes
6 17 (28.81%) Terraform
6 17 (28.81%) PaaS
7 15 (25.42%) Windows
8 14 (23.73%) Opscode Chef
9 13 (22.03%) Puppet
9 13 (22.03%) Private Cloud
9 13 (22.03%) Microsoft
10 12 (20.34%) MySQL
10 12 (20.34%) Ansible
10 12 (20.34%) Mesos
11 11 (18.64%) Node.js
11 11 (18.64%) vCloud
12 10 (16.95%) Jenkins
12 10 (16.95%) Python
13 9 (15.25%) Red Hat
14 8 (13.56%) Active Directory
14 8 (13.56%) IIS
14 8 (13.56%) SQL
14 8 (13.56%) Web Services
14 8 (13.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (13.56%) Open Source

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 8 (13.56%) IIS
2 7 (11.86%) OpenStack
3 6 (10.17%) WebSphere
4 5 (8.47%) Apache Spark
5 4 (6.78%) nginx
6 3 (5.08%) Apache
6 3 (5.08%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (5.08%) JBoss
7 1 (1.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 27 (45.76%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (33.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (32.20%) IaaS
4 17 (28.81%) PaaS
5 5 (8.47%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (8.47%) OpenShift
6 3 (5.08%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (5.08%) CloudFront
6 3 (5.08%) GitHub
7 1 (1.69%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (1.69%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (1.69%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.69%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.69%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (1.69%) Google Apps
7 1 (1.69%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.17%) Firewall
2 5 (8.47%) DNS
3 4 (6.78%) Software-Defined Networking
4 3 (5.08%) Internet
5 2 (3.39%) HTTP
5 2 (3.39%) SMTP
5 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.69%) BIG-IP
6 1 (1.69%) Intranet
6 1 (1.69%) LDAP
6 1 (1.69%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.69%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.34%) MySQL
2 8 (13.56%) Hadoop
3 5 (8.47%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (16.95%) Jenkins
2 8 (13.56%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (6.78%) Travis CI
4 3 (5.08%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (3.39%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.69%) Maven
6 1 (1.69%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.69%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.69%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (11.86%) Finance
2 4 (6.78%) Banking
2 4 (6.78%) Marketing
3 3 (5.08%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.39%) Publishing
5 1 (1.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.64%) Node.js
2 8 (13.56%) Web Services
3 7 (11.86%) OAuth
4 6 (10.17%) ActiveMQ
4 6 (10.17%) RESTful
4 6 (10.17%) Velocity
5 3 (5.08%) .NET
6 2 (3.39%) jQuery
7 1 (1.69%) CSS
7 1 (1.69%) EJB
7 1 (1.69%) EJB 3.0
7 1 (1.69%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.69%) HTML
7 1 (1.69%) JPA
7 1 (1.69%) LAMP
7 1 (1.69%) Middleware
7 1 (1.69%) MooTools
7 1 (1.69%) SOAP
7 1 (1.69%) XML
7 1 (1.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.03%) Private Cloud
2 7 (11.86%) Cloud Native
3 5 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.47%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.78%) Hedge funds
4 4 (6.78%) Virtual Team
5 3 (5.08%) Clustering
5 3 (5.08%) Device Driver
6 2 (3.39%) Augmented Reality
6 2 (3.39%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.69%) DataPower
7 1 (1.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 19 (32.20%) Linux
2 15 (25.42%) Windows
3 8 (13.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (6.78%) Windows Server
5 3 (5.08%) Mac OS X
5 3 (5.08%) Unix
5 3 (5.08%) Windows 10
5 3 (5.08%) Windows 8
5 3 (5.08%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.39%) Solaris
7 1 (1.69%) Android
7 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.69%) CoreOS
7 1 (1.69%) RancherOS
7 1 (1.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.29%) DevOps
2 18 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (13.56%) Open Source
4 7 (11.86%) Data Modelling
4 7 (11.86%) ITIL
4 7 (11.86%) Service Delivery
4 7 (11.86%) Software Engineering
5 6 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (10.17%) Dependency Management
6 5 (8.47%) BDD
6 5 (8.47%) Configuration Management
6 5 (8.47%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (8.47%) High Availability
6 5 (8.47%) Low Latency
6 5 (8.47%) Server Building
6 5 (8.47%) TDD
6 5 (8.47%) Unit Testing
7 4 (6.78%) Capacity Management
7 4 (6.78%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (6.78%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 19 (32.20%) Java
2 10 (16.95%) Python
3 8 (13.56%) SQL
4 7 (11.86%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.47%) Go
5 5 (8.47%) Perl
5 5 (8.47%) Scala
6 4 (6.78%) Bash Shell
6 4 (6.78%) CoffeeScript
6 4 (6.78%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.39%) C
7 2 (3.39%) C++
7 2 (3.39%) Erlang
7 2 (3.39%) R
7 2 (3.39%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (8.47%) Degree
2 3 (5.08%) MCSE
2 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.39%) ACMT
3 2 (3.39%) CCA
3 2 (3.39%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (3.39%) MCTS
4 1 (1.69%) MCSA
System Software
1 20 (33.90%) Docker
2 11 (18.64%) vCloud
3 8 (13.56%) Active Directory
4 6 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (5.08%) BitLocker
5 3 (5.08%) Xen
5 3 (5.08%) XenApp
5 3 (5.08%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.39%) Squid
6 2 (3.39%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (1.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (1.69%) etcd
7 1 (1.69%) flannel
7 1 (1.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 18 (30.51%) Kubernetes
2 17 (28.81%) Terraform
3 14 (23.73%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (22.03%) Puppet
5 12 (20.34%) Ansible
5 12 (20.34%) Mesos
6 7 (11.86%) Consul
7 3 (5.08%) SCCM
7 3 (5.08%) WSUS
8 2 (3.39%) Casper Suite
8 2 (3.39%) HAProxy
9 1 (1.69%) Ambari
9 1 (1.69%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (1.69%) Marathon
9 1 (1.69%) MOM
9 1 (1.69%) Rancher
9 1 (1.69%) SCOM
9 1 (1.69%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (22.03%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.25%) Red Hat
3 6 (10.17%) Citrix
3 6 (10.17%) IBM
3 6 (10.17%) VMware
4 5 (8.47%) Oracle
5 3 (5.08%) AppDynamics
5 3 (5.08%) Apple
5 3 (5.08%) Dell
5 3 (5.08%) HP
5 3 (5.08%) Splunk
5 3 (5.08%) Symantec
6 2 (3.39%) Google
6 2 (3.39%) Veritas
7 1 (1.69%) Adobe
7 1 (1.69%) F5
7 1 (1.69%) Imperva
7 1 (1.69%) ServiceNow
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