Period
to 16 December 2018

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 16 December 2018 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 236 223 226
Rank change year-on-year -13 +3 +31
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 60 52 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.65% 0.60% 0.60%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.32% 3.11% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 42 44
Central London median daily rate £513 £611 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.16% +22.25% -
10th Percentile £378 £414 £341
90th Percentile £685 £725 £619
London median daily rate £550 £550 £500
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Central London median hourly rate - - £19.92
London median hourly rate £18.66 £28.15 £27.46
% change year-on-year -33.71% +2.51% -

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 2,589 1,670 1,183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 28.01% 19.35% 15.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,063 1,295 966
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +13.51%
10th Percentile £325 £310 £325
90th Percentile £663 £638 £613
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 27 4
Central London median hourly rate £18.76 £18.00 £27.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.22% -34.45% +24.82%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £13.59
90th Percentile £28.25 £32.34 £50.31
London median hourly rate £18.88 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.18% -12.00% +17.26%

Cloud Computing
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Cloud Computing as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cloud Computing in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cloud Computing in Central London

Cloud Computing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Computing in Central London over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cloud Computing in Central London

Cloud Computing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Computing in Central London.

Contractor 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 16 December 2018. 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 -12 41 £513 -18.00% 23
West End of London - 3 £550 -
City of Westminster - 2 £450 -
Southwark - 1 £470 -
Cloud Computing
London

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, 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 42 (70.00%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (45.00%) SQL
4 24 (40.00%) C#
5 22 (36.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 21 (35.00%) DevOps
6 21 (35.00%) TDD
7 18 (30.00%) Unit Testing
8 16 (26.67%) Microservices
8 16 (26.67%) .NET
8 16 (26.67%) MySQL
9 15 (25.00%) Finance
9 15 (25.00%) Multithreading
10 14 (23.33%) Python
10 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
11 13 (21.67%) Migration
12 12 (20.00%) BDD
12 12 (20.00%) Docker
13 11 (18.33%) Jenkins
13 11 (18.33%) Banking
13 11 (18.33%) Project Management
13 11 (18.33%) Linux
13 11 (18.33%) SQL Server
14 10 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
14 10 (16.67%) Bash Shell
14 10 (16.67%) Security Cleared
15 9 (15.00%) PowerShell
15 9 (15.00%) SC Cleared
15 9 (15.00%) RabbitMQ
15 9 (15.00%) Ansible

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 8 (13.33%) Elasticsearch
1 8 (13.33%) NServiceBus
2 1 (1.67%) Apache
2 1 (1.67%) Apache Airflow
2 1 (1.67%) CMS
2 1 (1.67%) IIS
2 1 (1.67%) Jetty
2 1 (1.67%) Luigi
2 1 (1.67%) Mongrel
2 1 (1.67%) nginx
2 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 42 (70.00%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (36.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (13.33%) Amazon S3
4 7 (11.67%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (10.00%) GitHub
6 5 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (6.67%) IaaS
7 4 (6.67%) SaaS
7 4 (6.67%) Serverless
8 3 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (5.00%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (5.00%) PaaS
9 2 (3.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (3.33%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (3.33%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (3.33%) AWS CodePipeline
9 2 (3.33%) CloudFront
9 2 (3.33%) Route 53
10 1 (1.67%) Heroku
10 1 (1.67%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) DMARC
2 2 (3.33%) LAN
2 2 (3.33%) WAN
3 1 (1.67%) BGP
3 1 (1.67%) DMZ
3 1 (1.67%) DNS
3 1 (1.67%) EIGRP
3 1 (1.67%) HTTP
3 1 (1.67%) Multicast
3 1 (1.67%) Network Security
3 1 (1.67%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (26.67%) MySQL
2 11 (18.33%) SQL Server
3 6 (10.00%) Big Data
3 6 (10.00%) InfluxDB
3 6 (10.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (3.33%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.67%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.67%) Azkaban
5 1 (1.67%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (18.33%) Jenkins
2 7 (11.67%) Git (software)
2 7 (11.67%) JIRA
3 6 (10.00%) Bitbucket
3 6 (10.00%) Subversion
4 5 (8.33%) TeamCity
5 4 (6.67%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (5.00%) NUnit
7 2 (3.33%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.33%) JUnit
7 2 (3.33%) Mockito
7 2 (3.33%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.67%) GitLab
8 1 (1.67%) Gradle
8 1 (1.67%) Maven
8 1 (1.67%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.67%) MSBuild
8 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.67%) Vagrant
General
1 15 (25.00%) Finance
2 11 (18.33%) Banking
3 1 (1.67%) Front Office
3 1 (1.67%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.67%) Publishing
3 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (40.00%) Developer
2 12 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 8 (13.33%) .NET Developer
3 8 (13.33%) AWS DevOps
4 6 (10.00%) Analyst
4 6 (10.00%) Architect
4 6 (10.00%) Lead DevOps
4 6 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 5 (8.33%) Business Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Data Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 4 (6.67%) React Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (5.00%) AWS Architect
7 3 (5.00%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Data Business Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.33%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (26.67%) .NET
2 9 (15.00%) RabbitMQ
3 8 (13.33%) Web Services
4 7 (11.67%) Node.js
5 3 (5.00%) Kafka
5 3 (5.00%) MSMQ
5 3 (5.00%) RESTful
6 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (3.33%) JSON
6 2 (3.33%) REST
6 2 (3.33%) WCF
7 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.67%) CSS
7 1 (1.67%) Entity Framework
7 1 (1.67%) HTML
7 1 (1.67%) Servlets
7 1 (1.67%) SOAP
7 1 (1.67%) WF
7 1 (1.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.00%) Public Cloud
3 4 (6.67%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.33%) Derivative
4 2 (3.33%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.67%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.67%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.33%) Linux
2 8 (13.33%) Windows
3 5 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 4 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.33%) CentOS
5 2 (3.33%) Debian
5 2 (3.33%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.67%) Fedora
6 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (35.00%) DevOps
2 21 (35.00%) TDD
3 18 (30.00%) Unit Testing
4 16 (26.67%) Microservices
5 15 (25.00%) Multithreading
6 13 (21.67%) Migration
7 12 (20.00%) BDD
8 11 (18.33%) Project Management
9 10 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
10 9 (15.00%) Software Engineering
11 8 (13.33%) Analytics
11 8 (13.33%) SOA
12 7 (11.67%) Continuous Deployment
12 7 (11.67%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (11.67%) Test Automation
13 6 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
13 6 (10.00%) Mathematics
13 6 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 27 (45.00%) SQL
2 24 (40.00%) C#
3 14 (23.33%) Python
4 10 (16.67%) Bash Shell
5 9 (15.00%) Java
5 9 (15.00%) PowerShell
5 9 (15.00%) T-SQL
6 7 (11.67%) JavaScript
7 6 (10.00%) Ruby
7 6 (10.00%) Scala
8 3 (5.00%) Go
8 3 (5.00%) R
9 1 (1.67%) ES6
9 1 (1.67%) ES7
9 1 (1.67%) Perl
9 1 (1.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 9 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.67%) CCNP
4 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.67%) Degree
4 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) MCSE
4 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) GDPR
1 2 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 12 (20.00%) Docker
2 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.67%) KVM
3 1 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.67%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.67%) vSphere
3 1 (1.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (15.00%) Ansible
2 6 (10.00%) Kubernetes
2 6 (10.00%) Prometheus
3 4 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (6.67%) Terraform
4 2 (3.33%) Puppet
5 1 (1.67%) CSIRT
5 1 (1.67%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (1.67%) Graylog
5 1 (1.67%) Kibana
5 1 (1.67%) logstash
5 1 (1.67%) Nagios
5 1 (1.67%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.67%) Packer
5 1 (1.67%) Salt
5 1 (1.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.67%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 1 (1.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.67%) Google
2 7 (11.67%) New Relic
2 7 (11.67%) Tableau
3 6 (10.00%) Alteryx
4 4 (6.67%) Oracle
5 2 (3.33%) Cisco
5 2 (3.33%) Rackspace
5 2 (3.33%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.33%) VMware
6 1 (1.67%) Apple
6 1 (1.67%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.67%) F5
6 1 (1.67%) Forcepoint
6 1 (1.67%) Juniper
6 1 (1.67%) Perforce
6 1 (1.67%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.67%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.67%) Splunk
6 1 (1.67%) TOWER Software