Period
to 7 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Cloud Computing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cloud Computing over the 6 months to 7 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Cloud Computing
London > Central London
6 months to
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 167 237 214
Rank change year-on-year +70 -23 -5
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 34 55 78
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 0.66% 0.61% 0.85%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.01% 1.87% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 42 69
Median daily rate £575 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% - -0.99%
10th Percentile £410 £376 £423
90th Percentile £725 £699 £725
London median daily rate £550 £535 £550
% change year-on-year +2.80% -2.73% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - £26.83 £35.00
% change year-on-year - -23.34% +65.45%

Cloud Computing is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,691 2,934 2,305
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 32.82% 32.63% 24.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,261 2,262 1,816
Median daily rate £513 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £300 £363 £313
90th Percentile £675 £663 £638
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 21
Median hourly rate £26.44 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.16% -5.00% +7.72%
10th Percentile £18.54 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £54.74 £35.00 £48.25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.50 £26.78
% change year-on-year +42.86% -8.50% +40.92%

Cloud Computing
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Cloud Computing as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Computing in Central London

Cloud Computing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Cloud Computing in Central London.

Daily rate trend for Cloud Computing in Central London

Cloud Computing
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Cloud Computing in Central London over the 6 months to 7 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Cloud Computing in Central London

Cloud Computing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Cloud Computing in Central London.

Hourly rate trend for Cloud Computing in Central London

Cloud Computing
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Computing within the Central London region over the 6 months to 7 April 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +63 31 £600 +20.00% 17
Cloud Computing
London

For the 6 months to 7 April 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Cloud Computing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 13 (38.24%) DevOps
2 12 (35.29%) AWS
2 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (32.35%) Python
4 9 (26.47%) HTML
5 8 (23.53%) Test Automation
5 8 (23.53%) Machine Learning
6 7 (20.59%) Azure
6 7 (20.59%) Artificial Intelligence
6 7 (20.59%) Software Engineering
6 7 (20.59%) Finance
7 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
7 6 (17.65%) Front Office
7 6 (17.65%) NumPy
7 6 (17.65%) Ansible
7 6 (17.65%) Terraform
7 6 (17.65%) Infrastructure as Code
8 5 (14.71%) Content Writing
8 5 (14.71%) Software Architecture
8 5 (14.71%) Puppet
8 5 (14.71%) Multithreading
8 5 (14.71%) Web Services
8 5 (14.71%) XML
8 5 (14.71%) Java
8 5 (14.71%) Publishing
9 4 (11.76%) Migration
9 4 (11.76%) Scrum
9 4 (11.76%) CSS
9 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
9 4 (11.76%) Linux

Cloud Computing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central 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 4 (11.76%) Jupyter
2 1 (2.94%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.94%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.94%) Confluence
2 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 12 (35.29%) AWS
2 7 (20.59%) Azure
3 3 (8.82%) Amazon S3
3 3 (8.82%) GCP
4 2 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (5.88%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (5.88%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (5.88%) IaaS
4 2 (5.88%) PaaS
4 2 (5.88%) Serverless
5 1 (2.94%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (2.94%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.94%) GitHub
5 1 (2.94%) OpenShift
5 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
1 4 (11.76%) VPN
2 3 (8.82%) Firewall
2 3 (8.82%) MPLS
2 3 (8.82%) WAN
3 2 (5.88%) DHCP
3 2 (5.88%) DNS
3 2 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (5.88%) Multicast
3 2 (5.88%) VPLS
3 2 (5.88%) Wireless
4 1 (2.94%) BGP
4 1 (2.94%) HSRP
4 1 (2.94%) HTTP
4 1 (2.94%) Junos
4 1 (2.94%) OSPF
4 1 (2.94%) SNMP
4 1 (2.94%) SSL
4 1 (2.94%) VLAN
4 1 (2.94%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) Big Data
1 3 (8.82%) MySQL
2 2 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.94%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.94%) Blockchain
3 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.94%) HBase
3 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.94%) Artifactory
2 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.94%) JIRA
2 1 (2.94%) JUnit
2 1 (2.94%) Maven
2 1 (2.94%) Mocha
2 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.94%) webpack
General
1 7 (20.59%) Finance
2 6 (17.65%) Front Office
3 5 (14.71%) Publishing
4 2 (5.88%) Retail
5 1 (2.94%) Banking
5 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Developer
2 3 (8.82%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (8.82%) Quantitative Developer
2 3 (8.82%) Senior Developer
3 2 (5.88%) .NET Developer
3 2 (5.88%) Analyst
3 2 (5.88%) Angular Developer
3 2 (5.88%) Architect
3 2 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (5.88%) Python Developer
3 2 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
3 2 (5.88%) Senior DevOps
3 2 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (2.94%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) Integration Developer
4 1 (2.94%) IT Analyst
4 1 (2.94%) IT Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) IT Manager
4 1 (2.94%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) HTML
2 6 (17.65%) NumPy
3 5 (14.71%) Web Services
3 5 (14.71%) XML
4 4 (11.76%) CSS
4 4 (11.76%) HTML5
4 4 (11.76%) Kafka
4 4 (11.76%) TensorFlow
5 3 (8.82%) .NET
5 3 (8.82%) AngularJS
5 3 (8.82%) CSS3
6 2 (5.88%) Bokeh
6 2 (5.88%) Flask
6 2 (5.88%) Natural Language Processing
6 2 (5.88%) Pandas
6 2 (5.88%) SciPy
6 2 (5.88%) Velocity
7 1 (2.94%) Nightwatchjs
7 1 (2.94%) React
7 1 (2.94%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Derivative
2 3 (8.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (5.88%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.88%) Social Media
3 2 (5.88%) User Experience
4 1 (2.94%) Clustering
4 1 (2.94%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.94%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) Windows
3 1 (2.94%) Solaris
3 1 (2.94%) Unix
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) DevOps
2 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (23.53%) Machine Learning
3 8 (23.53%) Test Automation
4 7 (20.59%) Artificial Intelligence
4 7 (20.59%) Software Engineering
5 6 (17.65%) Infrastructure as Code
6 5 (14.71%) Content Writing
6 5 (14.71%) Multithreading
6 5 (14.71%) Software Architecture
7 4 (11.76%) Kanban
7 4 (11.76%) Mathematics
7 4 (11.76%) Migration
7 4 (11.76%) OO
7 4 (11.76%) Performance Optimisation
7 4 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (11.76%) Refactoring
7 4 (11.76%) Risk Management
7 4 (11.76%) Scrum
8 3 (8.82%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) Python
2 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 5 (14.71%) Java
4 3 (8.82%) C#
4 3 (8.82%) SQL
5 2 (5.88%) C++
6 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.94%) Go
6 1 (2.94%) Perl
6 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.94%) Ruby
6 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.94%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) AWS Certification
2 1 (2.94%) CCNP
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) COBIT
1 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
1 4 (11.76%) Docker
2 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.94%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) Ansible
1 6 (17.65%) Terraform
2 5 (14.71%) Puppet
3 4 (11.76%) Kubernetes
4 2 (5.88%) Prometheus
5 1 (2.94%) Grafana
5 1 (2.94%) Graphite
5 1 (2.94%) Kibana
5 1 (2.94%) Nagios
5 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.94%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2 (5.88%) Google
1 2 (5.88%) StreamSets
1 2 (5.88%) VMware
2 1 (2.94%) Aruba
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco
2 1 (2.94%) F5
2 1 (2.94%) HP
2 1 (2.94%) Informatica
2 1 (2.94%) Juniper
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle
2 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.94%) Splunk
2 1 (2.94%) Sybase
2 1 (2.94%) Talend
2 1 (2.94%) TIBCO