Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 218 226 231
Rank change year-on-year +8 +5 +30
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 64 47 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.71% 0.58% 0.51%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.72% 3.39% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 36 39
Central London median daily rate £500 £588 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.89% +11.90% +5.00%
10th Percentile £376 £463 £336
90th Percentile £669 £688 £875
London median daily rate £525 £540 £500
% change year-on-year -2.78% +8.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Central London median hourly rate - - £19.92
London median hourly rate - £21.30 £19.92
% change year-on-year - +6.93% -43.09%

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 2,357 1,386 1,170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 26.20% 17.15% 14.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,887 1,089 954
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £478
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.71% +8.46%
10th Percentile £325 £304 £313
90th Percentile £669 £638 £625
London median daily rate £518 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +3.50% +5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 5
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% -48.57% +51.42%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.55 £19.01
90th Percentile £23.75 £48.99 £109.00
London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% -4.55% +1.66%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -1 47 £513 -10.87% 14
West End of London - 2 £675 - 6
City of Westminster - 1 £350 -
Southwark - 1 £470 -
Cloud Computing
London

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 41 (64.06%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (48.44%) SQL
3 30 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (42.19%) Microsoft Azure
5 23 (35.94%) C#
6 22 (34.38%) .NET
7 21 (32.81%) Microsoft
7 21 (32.81%) DevOps
8 19 (29.69%) TDD
8 19 (29.69%) Finance
9 18 (28.13%) Banking
9 18 (28.13%) SQL Server
10 16 (25.00%) Unit Testing
10 16 (25.00%) Jenkins
11 15 (23.44%) BDD
11 15 (23.44%) Linux
11 15 (23.44%) Python
12 14 (21.88%) Java
12 14 (21.88%) Migration
12 14 (21.88%) Multithreading
13 13 (20.31%) Analytics
13 13 (20.31%) Docker
14 12 (18.75%) Ansible
14 12 (18.75%) RabbitMQ
14 12 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (18.75%) T-SQL
15 11 (17.19%) SOA
15 11 (17.19%) NServiceBus
15 11 (17.19%) Elasticsearch
15 11 (17.19%) Microservices

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 11 (17.19%) Elasticsearch
1 11 (17.19%) NServiceBus
2 2 (3.13%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.56%) Apache
3 1 (1.56%) IIS
3 1 (1.56%) Jetty
3 1 (1.56%) Mongrel
3 1 (1.56%) nginx
3 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 41 (64.06%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (42.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (15.63%) Amazon S3
4 6 (9.38%) GitHub
4 6 (9.38%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (9.38%) Serverless
5 5 (7.81%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (6.25%) Amazon Kinesis
6 4 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (4.69%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (4.69%) IaaS
7 3 (4.69%) PaaS
7 3 (4.69%) SaaS
8 2 (3.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (3.13%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (3.13%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (3.13%) AWS CodePipeline
8 2 (3.13%) CloudFront
8 2 (3.13%) Route 53
9 1 (1.56%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) LAN
1 3 (4.69%) WAN
2 2 (3.13%) DMZ
2 2 (3.13%) DNS
2 2 (3.13%) Multicast
2 2 (3.13%) Network Security
3 1 (1.56%) BGP
3 1 (1.56%) DMARC
3 1 (1.56%) EIGRP
3 1 (1.56%) HTTP
3 1 (1.56%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (28.13%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.50%) Big Data
2 8 (12.50%) MySQL
3 6 (9.38%) InfluxDB
3 6 (9.38%) MongoDB
4 5 (7.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (7.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.13%) Amazon Athena
5 2 (3.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (3.13%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (3.13%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (3.13%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.56%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 16 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (9.38%) Bitbucket
2 6 (9.38%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.38%) JIRA
3 5 (7.81%) Subversion
4 4 (6.25%) NUnit
4 4 (6.25%) TeamCity
5 3 (4.69%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (3.13%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.13%) JUnit
6 2 (3.13%) Mockito
6 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.56%) Ant
7 1 (1.56%) CruiseControl
7 1 (1.56%) Gradle
7 1 (1.56%) Maven
7 1 (1.56%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.56%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.56%) Vagrant
General
1 19 (29.69%) Finance
2 18 (28.13%) Banking
3 5 (7.81%) Front Office
3 5 (7.81%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (35.94%) Developer
2 11 (17.19%) C# Developer
3 10 (15.63%) .NET Developer
4 7 (10.94%) Architect
4 7 (10.94%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (9.38%) AWS DevOps
6 4 (6.25%) Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) AWS Architect
6 4 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Business Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Front Office Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Java Developer
6 4 (6.25%) SQL Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Cloud Automation Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Data Business Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Mac Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.69%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (34.38%) .NET
2 12 (18.75%) RabbitMQ
3 9 (14.06%) Web Services
4 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET
4 6 (9.38%) Node.js
4 6 (9.38%) WCF
5 5 (7.81%) Kafka
5 5 (7.81%) WF
6 4 (6.25%) MSMQ
7 3 (4.69%) .NET Framework
7 3 (4.69%) RESTful
8 2 (3.13%) JMS
8 2 (3.13%) REST
9 1 (1.56%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (1.56%) COM
9 1 (1.56%) JSON
9 1 (1.56%) Middleware
9 1 (1.56%) Servlets
9 1 (1.56%) SOAP
9 1 (1.56%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (14.06%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (10.94%) Public Cloud
3 5 (7.81%) Grid Computing
3 5 (7.81%) Market Risk
4 4 (6.25%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.13%) Derivative
5 2 (3.13%) Fintech
5 2 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (3.13%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.56%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.56%) CUDA
6 1 (1.56%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.44%) Linux
2 7 (10.94%) Windows
3 5 (7.81%) CentOS
3 5 (7.81%) Ubuntu
4 4 (6.25%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.69%) Mac OS
5 3 (4.69%) Mac OS X
5 3 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.13%) Debian
7 1 (1.56%) Fedora
7 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (32.81%) DevOps
3 19 (29.69%) TDD
4 16 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 15 (23.44%) BDD
6 14 (21.88%) Migration
6 14 (21.88%) Multithreading
7 13 (20.31%) Analytics
8 12 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (17.19%) Continuous Delivery
9 11 (17.19%) Microservices
9 11 (17.19%) SOA
10 10 (15.63%) Project Management
10 10 (15.63%) Software Engineering
11 7 (10.94%) Mathematics
12 6 (9.38%) Big Data Analytics
12 6 (9.38%) Data Extraction
12 6 (9.38%) Dependency Injection
12 6 (9.38%) Low Latency
12 6 (9.38%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 31 (48.44%) SQL
2 23 (35.94%) C#
3 15 (23.44%) Python
4 14 (21.88%) Java
5 12 (18.75%) T-SQL
6 8 (12.50%) Bash Shell
6 8 (12.50%) Scala
7 7 (10.94%) JavaScript
7 7 (10.94%) PowerShell
8 4 (6.25%) C++
8 4 (6.25%) Ruby
9 3 (4.69%) AppleScript
9 3 (4.69%) Groovy
9 3 (4.69%) R
9 3 (4.69%) Shell Script
10 2 (3.13%) Go
11 1 (1.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (4.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
1 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (3.13%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) MCSE
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.56%) CCNP
3 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) GDPR
1 2 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 13 (20.31%) Docker
2 7 (10.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.25%) Active Directory
4 3 (4.69%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (4.69%) vSphere
5 2 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.56%) KVM
6 1 (1.56%) VirtualBox
6 1 (1.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (18.75%) Ansible
2 7 (10.94%) Puppet
3 6 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (9.38%) Prometheus
4 5 (7.81%) Kubernetes
5 4 (6.25%) Docker Swarm
5 4 (6.25%) Terraform
6 3 (4.69%) SCCM
6 3 (4.69%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 2 (3.13%) CSIRT
7 2 (3.13%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (1.56%) Graylog
8 1 (1.56%) Kibana
8 1 (1.56%) logstash
8 1 (1.56%) Nagios
8 1 (1.56%) Packer
8 1 (1.56%) Salt
8 1 (1.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (1.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (32.81%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.94%) New Relic
2 7 (10.94%) VMware
3 6 (9.38%) Alteryx
3 6 (9.38%) Google
3 6 (9.38%) Tableau
4 4 (6.25%) SaltStack
5 3 (4.69%) Cisco
5 3 (4.69%) Oracle
5 3 (4.69%) TOWER Software
6 2 (3.13%) F5
6 2 (3.13%) Forcepoint
6 2 (3.13%) Juniper
6 2 (3.13%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.56%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.56%) Intel
7 1 (1.56%) Perforce
7 1 (1.56%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.56%) Splunk
7 1 (1.56%) TIBCO