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 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Platform Engineer
England / London
Rank 370 407 405
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 30 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.047% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.049% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 9
Median daily rate £550 £563 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +40.62%
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £380 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.15% +16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 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
18124 20377 20176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.81% 95.02% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 12990 14443 14183
Median daily rate £475 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 307 337
Median hourly rate £23.00 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.39% -13.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £51.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

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 February 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 32 (54.24%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (49.15%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (49.15%) DevOps
3 24 (40.68%) Java
4 18 (30.51%) Python
5 17 (28.81%) Git (software)
6 15 (25.42%) Microsoft Azure
6 15 (25.42%) Linux
6 15 (25.42%) Jenkins
7 14 (23.73%) Microservices
8 13 (22.03%) PaaS
8 13 (22.03%) JIRA
9 12 (20.34%) Open Source
9 12 (20.34%) Kubernetes
9 12 (20.34%) Docker
10 11 (18.64%) Splunk
10 11 (18.64%) Big Data
10 11 (18.64%) Kafka
10 11 (18.64%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (18.64%) Windows
11 10 (16.95%) Scala
11 10 (16.95%) Hadoop
11 10 (16.95%) Apache Hive
11 10 (16.95%) Cloud Foundry
11 10 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (16.95%) Opscode Chef
11 10 (16.95%) AppDynamics
11 10 (16.95%) Spring Boot
11 10 (16.95%) MuleSoft
12 9 (15.25%) Apache Spark

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 (16.95%) Cloud Foundry
2 9 (15.25%) Apache Spark
3 6 (10.17%) Confluence
3 6 (10.17%) OpenStack
4 5 (8.47%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (6.78%) Anypoint
6 1 (1.69%) Hubot
6 1 (1.69%) JBoss
6 1 (1.69%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 29 (49.15%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (25.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (22.03%) PaaS
4 9 (15.25%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (11.86%) GitHub
6 4 (6.78%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (6.78%) IaaS
7 3 (5.08%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (3.39%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (1.69%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (1.69%) Amazon S3
9 1 (1.69%) OpenShift
9 1 (1.69%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) Multicast
1 3 (5.08%) tcpdump
2 2 (3.39%) Internet
2 2 (3.39%) LDAP
2 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.69%) DAB
3 1 (1.69%) DHCP
3 1 (1.69%) Firewall
3 1 (1.69%) HTTP
3 1 (1.69%) LAN
3 1 (1.69%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (1.69%) SSL
3 1 (1.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.64%) Big Data
2 10 (16.95%) Apache Hive
2 10 (16.95%) Hadoop
3 6 (10.17%) Relational Database
4 5 (8.47%) Blockchain
4 5 (8.47%) MongoDB
4 5 (8.47%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (5.08%) Parquet
5 3 (5.08%) Redis
5 3 (5.08%) Sqoop
6 1 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (28.81%) Git (software)
2 15 (25.42%) Jenkins
3 13 (22.03%) JIRA
4 7 (11.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (10.17%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (10.17%) TeamCity
6 5 (8.47%) Cucumber
6 5 (8.47%) JMeter
6 5 (8.47%) Selenium
7 2 (3.39%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.69%) Artifactory
8 1 (1.69%) GitLab
8 1 (1.69%) Travis CI
General
1 7 (11.86%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Banking
2 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.69%) Marketing
3 1 (1.69%) Publishing
3 1 (1.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.64%) Kafka
2 10 (16.95%) Spring Boot
3 8 (13.56%) Node.js
4 7 (11.86%) Spring
4 7 (11.86%) Spring Cloud
5 5 (8.47%) OAuth2
5 5 (8.47%) Serverless Framework
6 3 (5.08%) AngularJS
6 3 (5.08%) Apache Avro
6 3 (5.08%) HTML
6 3 (5.08%) JMS
6 3 (5.08%) JSON
6 3 (5.08%) React
6 3 (5.08%) Spark Streaming
6 3 (5.08%) Velocity
6 3 (5.08%) XML
7 2 (3.39%) CSS
7 2 (3.39%) CSS3
7 2 (3.39%) Polymer
7 2 (3.39%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.08%) Cloud Native
2 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.08%) Equities
3 2 (3.39%) W3C
4 1 (1.69%) Clustering
4 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.69%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.69%) PKI
4 1 (1.69%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.69%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.69%) User Experience
4 1 (1.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.42%) Linux
2 11 (18.64%) Windows
3 6 (10.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.69%) Android
4 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.69%) CoreOS
4 1 (1.69%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.69%) Solaris
4 1 (1.69%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.69%) Unix
4 1 (1.69%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (54.24%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (49.15%) DevOps
3 14 (23.73%) Microservices
4 12 (20.34%) Open Source
5 11 (18.64%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (11.86%) Continuous Deployment
7 6 (10.17%) Auto-Scaling
7 6 (10.17%) Scrum
7 6 (10.17%) SOA
7 6 (10.17%) Unit Testing
8 5 (8.47%) Configuration Management
9 4 (6.78%) High Availability
9 4 (6.78%) Statistics
10 3 (5.08%) Dependency Management
10 3 (5.08%) Functional Testing
10 3 (5.08%) Low Latency
10 3 (5.08%) Non-Functional Testing
10 3 (5.08%) Service Delivery
10 3 (5.08%) Workflow
11 2 (3.39%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (40.68%) Java
2 18 (30.51%) Python
3 10 (16.95%) Scala
4 9 (15.25%) PowerShell
4 9 (15.25%) R
5 6 (10.17%) Bash Shell
6 5 (8.47%) Perl
7 4 (6.78%) JavaScript
7 4 (6.78%) SQL
8 3 (5.08%) Groovy
8 3 (5.08%) Ruby
9 2 (3.39%) C
9 2 (3.39%) C++
9 2 (3.39%) Go
10 1 (1.69%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) ACMT
2 1 (1.69%) CCA
2 1 (1.69%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.69%) MCSE
2 1 (1.69%) MCTS
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.69%) RHCE
2 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.69%) VCP5
2 1 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (20.34%) Docker
2 6 (10.17%) vCloud
3 3 (5.08%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.08%) XenApp
4 2 (3.39%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.39%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.69%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.69%) etcd
5 1 (1.69%) flannel
5 1 (1.69%) Gluster
5 1 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (20.34%) Kubernetes
2 10 (16.95%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (13.56%) Ansible
4 7 (11.86%) Terraform
5 6 (10.17%) Puppet
6 5 (8.47%) Consul
7 3 (5.08%) ITRS Geneos
7 3 (5.08%) SCCM
7 3 (5.08%) Thomson Reuters DACS
8 2 (3.39%) Mesos
8 2 (3.39%) SCOM
9 1 (1.69%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (1.69%) Jamf Pro
9 1 (1.69%) Opsview
9 1 (1.69%) Rancher
9 1 (1.69%) rkt
9 1 (1.69%) Sysdig
9 1 (1.69%) WSUS
9 1 (1.69%) ZABBIX
9 1 (1.69%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 11 (18.64%) Splunk
2 10 (16.95%) AppDynamics
2 10 (16.95%) MuleSoft
3 7 (11.86%) New Relic
4 5 (8.47%) Microsoft
4 5 (8.47%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.08%) Citrix
5 3 (5.08%) Reuters
5 3 (5.08%) Teradata
6 2 (3.39%) VMware
7 1 (1.69%) Apple
7 1 (1.69%) Brocade
7 1 (1.69%) Dell
7 1 (1.69%) EMC
7 1 (1.69%) Google
7 1 (1.69%) HP
7 1 (1.69%) Oracle
7 1 (1.69%) Remedy
7 1 (1.69%) Symantec
7 1 (1.69%) TOWER Software