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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform Engineer
Rank 410 422 413
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 26 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.051% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.054% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 9
Median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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
21057 22355 22117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.05% 94.75% 95.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 15093 15692 15165
Median daily rate £450 £444 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 374 414
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.17 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 26 July 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 July 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 +50 5 £513 +20.58% 1
Platform Engineer
England

Platform Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 28 (45.16%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (37.10%) DevOps
3 21 (33.87%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (32.26%) Java
5 18 (29.03%) Linux
6 17 (27.42%) PaaS
6 17 (27.42%) Microsoft Azure
7 16 (25.81%) IaaS
7 16 (25.81%) Docker
7 16 (25.81%) Kubernetes
8 15 (24.19%) Terraform
8 15 (24.19%) Windows
8 15 (24.19%) Microsoft
9 14 (22.58%) Opscode Chef
10 13 (20.97%) Puppet
10 13 (20.97%) Private Cloud
11 12 (19.35%) Ansible
11 12 (19.35%) Mesos
11 12 (19.35%) MySQL
12 11 (17.74%) JavaScript
12 11 (17.74%) vCloud
13 10 (16.13%) Active Directory
14 9 (14.52%) Red Hat
14 9 (14.52%) Web Services
14 9 (14.52%) Python
14 9 (14.52%) Jenkins
14 9 (14.52%) Node.js
15 8 (12.90%) Hadoop
15 8 (12.90%) ITIL
15 8 (12.90%) IIS

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 (12.90%) IIS
2 6 (9.68%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (9.68%) WebSphere
3 5 (8.06%) Apache Spark
3 5 (8.06%) OpenStack
4 4 (6.45%) Apache
5 3 (4.84%) JBoss
6 2 (3.23%) nginx
7 1 (1.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.61%) Confluence
7 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 28 (45.16%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (27.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (27.42%) PaaS
3 16 (25.81%) IaaS
4 5 (8.06%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (8.06%) OpenShift
5 3 (4.84%) GitHub
6 2 (3.23%) Google Apps
7 1 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.61%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (1.61%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (1.61%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.61%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (1.61%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.61%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (1.61%) CloudFront
7 1 (1.61%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.29%) Firewall
2 5 (8.06%) DNS
3 3 (4.84%) HTTP
3 3 (4.84%) Internet
4 2 (3.23%) SMTP
4 2 (3.23%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (3.23%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.61%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.61%) DMZ
5 1 (1.61%) Intranet
5 1 (1.61%) LDAP
5 1 (1.61%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.61%) Network Security
5 1 (1.61%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (1.61%) SSL
5 1 (1.61%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.35%) MySQL
2 8 (12.90%) Hadoop
3 5 (8.06%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (4.84%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.61%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (14.52%) Jenkins
2 6 (9.68%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.84%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (3.23%) Maven
5 2 (3.23%) Travis CI
6 1 (1.61%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.61%) Hudson
6 1 (1.61%) JIRA
6 1 (1.61%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.61%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (12.90%) Finance
2 4 (6.45%) Banking
3 2 (3.23%) Marketing
3 2 (3.23%) Publishing
4 1 (1.61%) Retail
4 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.52%) Node.js
1 9 (14.52%) Web Services
2 7 (11.29%) OAuth
3 6 (9.68%) ActiveMQ
3 6 (9.68%) RESTful
4 4 (6.45%) .NET
4 4 (6.45%) CSS
4 4 (6.45%) HTML
4 4 (6.45%) Velocity
5 3 (4.84%) CSS3
5 3 (4.84%) HTML5
5 3 (4.84%) Spring
5 3 (4.84%) Spring Boot
6 2 (3.23%) EJB
6 2 (3.23%) jQuery
7 1 (1.61%) Middleware
7 1 (1.61%) MooTools
7 1 (1.61%) SOAP
7 1 (1.61%) XML
7 1 (1.61%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.97%) Private Cloud
2 7 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.29%) Cloud Native
3 6 (9.68%) Computer Science
4 5 (8.06%) Device Driver
5 4 (6.45%) Hedge funds
6 3 (4.84%) Clustering
7 2 (3.23%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.61%) DataPower
8 1 (1.61%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 18 (29.03%) Linux
2 15 (24.19%) Windows
3 8 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (8.06%) Mac OS X
4 5 (8.06%) Windows 10
4 5 (8.06%) Windows 8
4 5 (8.06%) Windows XP
5 4 (6.45%) Windows Server
6 3 (4.84%) Unix
7 2 (3.23%) Android
7 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
7 2 (3.23%) Solaris
7 2 (3.23%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.61%) CoreOS
8 1 (1.61%) RancherOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.10%) DevOps
2 21 (33.87%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (12.90%) ITIL
4 7 (11.29%) Data Modelling
4 7 (11.29%) Software Engineering
4 7 (11.29%) TDD
5 6 (9.68%) BDD
5 6 (9.68%) Open Source
6 5 (8.06%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (8.06%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (8.06%) High Availability
6 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Management
6 5 (8.06%) Low Latency
6 5 (8.06%) Patch Management
6 5 (8.06%) Server Building
6 5 (8.06%) Service Delivery
6 5 (8.06%) Software Distribution
6 5 (8.06%) Translating Business Requirements
6 5 (8.06%) Unit Testing
6 5 (8.06%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 20 (32.26%) Java
2 11 (17.74%) JavaScript
3 9 (14.52%) Python
4 7 (11.29%) SQL
5 6 (9.68%) Bash Shell
5 6 (9.68%) PowerShell
5 6 (9.68%) Scala
6 5 (8.06%) Perl
7 3 (4.84%) Go
8 2 (3.23%) CoffeeScript
8 2 (3.23%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.61%) Clojure
9 1 (1.61%) PHP
9 1 (1.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (9.68%) Degree
2 3 (4.84%) ACMT
2 3 (4.84%) CCA
2 3 (4.84%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (4.84%) MCSE
2 3 (4.84%) MCTS
2 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 16 (25.81%) Docker
2 11 (17.74%) vCloud
3 10 (16.13%) Active Directory
4 6 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (8.06%) BitLocker
5 5 (8.06%) Xen
5 5 (8.06%) XenApp
5 5 (8.06%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.23%) Squid
6 2 (3.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (1.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (1.61%) etcd
7 1 (1.61%) flannel
7 1 (1.61%) Varnish
7 1 (1.61%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 16 (25.81%) Kubernetes
2 15 (24.19%) Terraform
3 14 (22.58%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (20.97%) Puppet
5 12 (19.35%) Ansible
5 12 (19.35%) Mesos
6 5 (8.06%) Consul
6 5 (8.06%) SCCM
6 5 (8.06%) WSUS
7 3 (4.84%) Casper Suite
8 2 (3.23%) HAProxy
9 1 (1.61%) Ambari
9 1 (1.61%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (1.61%) Marathon
9 1 (1.61%) Rancher
9 1 (1.61%) yum
9 1 (1.61%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (24.19%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.52%) Red Hat
3 8 (12.90%) Citrix
4 6 (9.68%) AppDynamics
4 6 (9.68%) IBM
4 6 (9.68%) Splunk
4 6 (9.68%) VMware
5 5 (8.06%) Apple
5 5 (8.06%) Dell
5 5 (8.06%) HP
5 5 (8.06%) Oracle
5 5 (8.06%) Symantec
6 4 (6.45%) Google
7 3 (4.84%) MuleSoft
7 3 (4.84%) New Relic
8 2 (3.23%) ServiceNow
8 2 (3.23%) Veritas
9 1 (1.61%) Adobe
9 1 (1.61%) F5
9 1 (1.61%) Imperva