Period
to 18 April 2019

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 18 April 2019 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
18 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 236 213 214
Rank change year-on-year -23 +1 +9
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 56 75 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.63% 0.82% 0.58%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.00% 3.37% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 66 27
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £350 £419 £373
90th Percentile £850 £725 £803
London median daily rate £525 £550 £510
% change year-on-year -4.55% +7.84% +6.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Central London median hourly rate - - £18.57
London median hourly rate £26.83 £32.89 £21.16
% change year-on-year -18.41% +55.45% +3.03%

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 2,800 2,225 1,170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 31.41% 24.19% 16.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,165 1,741 940
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £319 £330
90th Percentile £675 £648 £625
London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 10
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £18.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +7.72% -7.16%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £13.24
90th Percentile £45.30 £49.30 £29.77
London median hourly rate £24.50 £26.78 £19.00
% change year-on-year -8.50% +40.92% -26.92%

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 18 April 2019.

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 18 April 2019. 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 -17 32 £500 -0.50% 9
West End of London -7 8 £375 -
City of Westminster - 3 £483 -
Kensington and Chelsea - 2 £675 -
Southwark -37 1 £395 -7.06%
Cloud Computing
London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2019, 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 35 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (32.14%) Finance
4 16 (28.57%) DevOps
5 15 (26.79%) SQL
6 14 (25.00%) Python
7 13 (23.21%) Windows
8 12 (21.43%) Data Centre
8 12 (21.43%) Visualisation
9 11 (19.64%) Migration
10 10 (17.86%) Firewall
10 10 (17.86%) Google
11 9 (16.07%) Unit Testing
11 9 (16.07%) Security Cleared
11 9 (16.07%) DNS
11 9 (16.07%) Project Management
11 9 (16.07%) C#
11 9 (16.07%) MySQL
11 9 (16.07%) Active Directory
11 9 (16.07%) Tableau
12 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
12 8 (14.29%) SC Cleared
12 8 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
12 8 (14.29%) Docker
12 8 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (14.29%) Microservices
12 8 (14.29%) ETL
12 8 (14.29%) Linux
12 8 (14.29%) Workshop Facilitation
13 7 (12.50%) Data Analysis

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 1 (1.79%) Apache Airflow
1 1 (1.79%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.79%) CMS
1 1 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (1.79%) Luigi
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Actimize
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.79%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 35 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (12.50%) Amazon S3
3 7 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (8.93%) SaaS
5 4 (7.14%) IaaS
6 3 (5.36%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (5.36%) PaaS
6 3 (5.36%) Serverless
7 2 (3.57%) OpenShift
8 1 (1.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.79%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (1.79%) AWS Fargate
8 1 (1.79%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.79%) CloudBees
8 1 (1.79%) GitHub
8 1 (1.79%) Heroku
8 1 (1.79%) Terremark
8 1 (1.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.86%) Firewall
2 9 (16.07%) DNS
3 2 (3.57%) DMARC
4 1 (1.79%) LAN
4 1 (1.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.07%) MySQL
2 7 (12.50%) InfluxDB
3 6 (10.71%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 4 (7.14%) NoSQL
5 3 (5.36%) Big Data
6 2 (3.57%) Blockchain
6 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.79%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (1.79%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.79%) Data Lake
7 1 (1.79%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.79%) Impala
7 1 (1.79%) OLAP
7 1 (1.79%) OLTP
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.79%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.57%) JIRA
2 2 (3.57%) Maven
2 2 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (3.57%) Subversion
2 2 (3.57%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.79%) GitLab
3 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (32.14%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Banking
3 2 (3.57%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Back Office
4 1 (1.79%) Front Office
4 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (30.36%) Analyst
1 17 (30.36%) Developer
2 8 (14.29%) Active Directory Analyst
3 7 (12.50%) Data Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Active Directory Consultant
4 6 (10.71%) Architect
4 6 (10.71%) C# Developer
4 6 (10.71%) Consultant
4 6 (10.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Business Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
6 4 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 4 (7.14%) React Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Data Business Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Lead DevOps
7 3 (5.36%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Tableau Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) Web Services
2 3 (5.36%) .NET
2 3 (5.36%) Pandas
3 2 (3.57%) Node.js
3 2 (3.57%) Spring
4 1 (1.79%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.79%) CSS
4 1 (1.79%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.79%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.79%) HTML
4 1 (1.79%) JSON
4 1 (1.79%) Kafka
4 1 (1.79%) LAMP
4 1 (1.79%) React
4 1 (1.79%) RESTful
4 1 (1.79%) SAML
4 1 (1.79%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 8 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.36%) Data Structures
3 3 (5.36%) Fintech
4 2 (3.57%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.57%) Cloud Native
4 2 (3.57%) Clustering
4 2 (3.57%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.57%) Replication
5 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.79%) Equities
5 1 (1.79%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.21%) Windows
2 8 (14.29%) Linux
3 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.57%) Windows 10
3 2 (3.57%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.79%) Amazon Linux
4 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.79%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (28.57%) DevOps
3 12 (21.43%) Visualisation
4 11 (19.64%) Migration
5 9 (16.07%) Project Management
5 9 (16.07%) Unit Testing
6 8 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
6 8 (14.29%) ETL
6 8 (14.29%) Microservices
6 8 (14.29%) Workshop Facilitation
7 7 (12.50%) Data Analysis
7 7 (12.50%) TDD
7 7 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 6 (10.71%) Agile Project Management
8 6 (10.71%) Continuous Deployment
8 6 (10.71%) Translating Business Requirements
9 5 (8.93%) Data Engineering
9 5 (8.93%) Dependency Injection
9 5 (8.93%) Multithreading
10 4 (7.14%) Data Extraction
Programming Languages
1 15 (26.79%) SQL
2 14 (25.00%) Python
3 9 (16.07%) C#
4 5 (8.93%) PowerShell
5 4 (7.14%) Bash Shell
5 4 (7.14%) Java
5 4 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.14%) Ruby
6 3 (5.36%) C++
6 3 (5.36%) Go
7 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.79%) ES6
8 1 (1.79%) ES7
8 1 (1.79%) PHP
8 1 (1.79%) R
8 1 (1.79%) Scala
8 1 (1.79%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (16.07%) Security Cleared
2 8 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) Degree
3 1 (1.79%) MCSE
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) GDPR
1 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 9 (16.07%) Active Directory
2 8 (14.29%) Docker
3 1 (1.79%) Apache Flume
3 1 (1.79%) HDFS
3 1 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) Ansible
2 3 (5.36%) Kubernetes
2 3 (5.36%) Terraform
3 2 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.57%) Puppet
4 1 (1.79%) Grafana
4 1 (1.79%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (1.79%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (1.79%) Kibana
4 1 (1.79%) logstash
4 1 (1.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (17.86%) Google
2 9 (16.07%) Tableau
3 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.57%) Alteryx
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle
5 1 (1.79%) Apple
5 1 (1.79%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.79%) Databricks
5 1 (1.79%) hybris
5 1 (1.79%) IBM
5 1 (1.79%) Informatica
5 1 (1.79%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.79%) Okta
5 1 (1.79%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.79%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.79%) Talend
5 1 (1.79%) Teradata