Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 180 246 228
Rank change year-on-year +66 -18 -10
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 48 48 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.77% 0.55% 0.58%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.30% 1.86% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 32 45
Central London median daily rate £550 £550 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.35% +15.00%
10th Percentile £400 £433 £413
90th Percentile £688 £723 £725
London median daily rate £548 £550 £550
% change year-on-year -0.45% - +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - £26.83 £32.89
% change year-on-year - -18.41% +19.76%

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 2,086 2,582 1,839
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 33.37% 29.43% 21.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,602 2,015 1,443
Central London median daily rate £515 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.90% +5.00% +2.56%
10th Percentile £313 £315 £313
90th Percentile £660 £650 £625
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 27
Central London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.76 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.30% +4.19% -9.64%
10th Percentile £18.12 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £29.38 £24.88 £37.90
London median hourly rate £22.93 £19.43 £22.75
% change year-on-year +18.04% -14.62% -9.00%

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 January 2020.

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 January 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 +60 44 £550 +4.76% 21
Cloud Computing
London

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 23 (47.92%) AWS
2 22 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 16 (33.33%) DevOps
4 14 (29.17%) Test Automation
4 14 (29.17%) SQL
5 12 (25.00%) Python
6 10 (20.83%) MySQL
6 10 (20.83%) C#
6 10 (20.83%) HTML
7 9 (18.75%) TDD
7 9 (18.75%) Finance
7 9 (18.75%) Migration
7 9 (18.75%) Azure
7 9 (18.75%) GCP
7 9 (18.75%) Machine Learning
8 8 (16.67%) Unit Testing
8 8 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
8 8 (16.67%) Google
8 8 (16.67%) Java
8 8 (16.67%) Web Services
8 8 (16.67%) Terraform
8 8 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
9 7 (14.58%) .NET
9 7 (14.58%) Scrum
9 7 (14.58%) Multithreading
9 7 (14.58%) Dependency Injection
10 6 (12.50%) Amazon S3
10 6 (12.50%) Docker
10 6 (12.50%) React

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 3 (6.25%) Confluence
1 3 (6.25%) Jupyter
2 2 (4.17%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.08%) Apache
3 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.08%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (2.08%) CMS
3 1 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.08%) IIS
3 1 (2.08%) JBoss
3 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.08%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (2.08%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 23 (47.92%) AWS
2 9 (18.75%) Azure
2 9 (18.75%) GCP
3 6 (12.50%) Amazon S3
4 4 (8.33%) Serverless
5 3 (6.25%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (6.25%) GitHub
5 3 (6.25%) IaaS
5 3 (6.25%) PaaS
6 2 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (4.17%) Amazon ECS
6 2 (4.17%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (4.17%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (4.17%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (4.17%) AWS CodeDeploy
6 2 (4.17%) AWS CodePipeline
6 2 (4.17%) AWS Fargate
6 2 (4.17%) CloudFront
6 2 (4.17%) SaaS
6 2 (4.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) DNS
2 3 (6.25%) VPN
2 3 (6.25%) WAN
3 2 (4.17%) Firewall
3 2 (4.17%) MPLS
3 2 (4.17%) Multicast
3 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.17%) VPLS
3 2 (4.17%) Wireless
4 1 (2.08%) DHCP
4 1 (2.08%) FTP
4 1 (2.08%) LAN
4 1 (2.08%) SSL
4 1 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) MySQL
2 5 (10.42%) NoSQL
2 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 4 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (4.17%) Apache Hive
5 2 (4.17%) Big Data
5 2 (4.17%) Hadoop
5 2 (4.17%) HBase
5 2 (4.17%) InfluxDB
5 2 (4.17%) Redis
6 1 (2.08%) BigQuery
6 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) JIRA
2 4 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.25%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.17%) Gradle
4 2 (4.17%) Selenium
5 1 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.08%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.08%) Liquibase
5 1 (2.08%) Mocha
5 1 (2.08%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.08%) webpack
General
1 9 (18.75%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Front Office
3 4 (8.33%) Publishing
3 4 (8.33%) Retail
4 2 (4.17%) Banking
4 2 (4.17%) Games
4 2 (4.17%) Marketing
5 1 (2.08%) Law
Job Titles
1 22 (45.83%) Developer
2 7 (14.58%) Senior Developer
3 6 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Consultant
4 5 (10.42%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Architect
5 3 (6.25%) Data Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Active Directory Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) Angular Developer
6 2 (4.17%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Cloud Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.17%) React Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Tableau Developer
6 2 (4.17%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.83%) HTML
2 8 (16.67%) Web Services
3 7 (14.58%) .NET
4 6 (12.50%) CSS
4 6 (12.50%) React
5 5 (10.42%) AngularJS
5 5 (10.42%) HTML5
5 5 (10.42%) XML
6 4 (8.33%) CSS3
6 4 (8.33%) TensorFlow
7 3 (6.25%) Natural Language Processing
7 3 (6.25%) Node.js
8 2 (4.17%) Kafka
8 2 (4.17%) NumPy
8 2 (4.17%) Redux
9 1 (2.08%) .NET Core
9 1 (2.08%) Dropwizard
9 1 (2.08%) Nightwatchjs
9 1 (2.08%) Spring Boot
9 1 (2.08%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 4 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (6.25%) Algorithms
2 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.17%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.17%) Derivative
3 2 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.17%) PKI
3 2 (4.17%) User Experience
4 1 (2.08%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.08%) iSeries
4 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.08%) Social Media
4 1 (2.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) Linux
2 2 (4.17%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (33.33%) DevOps
3 14 (29.17%) Test Automation
4 9 (18.75%) Machine Learning
4 9 (18.75%) Migration
4 9 (18.75%) TDD
5 8 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
5 8 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
5 8 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 7 (14.58%) Dependency Injection
6 7 (14.58%) Multithreading
6 7 (14.58%) Scrum
7 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (10.42%) Deployment Automation
9 4 (8.33%) Content Writing
9 4 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (8.33%) Front End Development
9 4 (8.33%) SOA
9 4 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 14 (29.17%) SQL
3 12 (25.00%) Python
4 10 (20.83%) C#
5 8 (16.67%) Java
6 3 (6.25%) C++
7 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.17%) Go
7 2 (4.17%) Ruby
8 1 (2.08%) ES6
8 1 (2.08%) ES7
8 1 (2.08%) F#
8 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.08%) Scala
8 1 (2.08%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) Degree
1 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) QA
2 2 (4.17%) GDPR
2 2 (4.17%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.08%) COBIT
3 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 6 (12.50%) Docker
2 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (16.67%) Terraform
2 4 (8.33%) Kubernetes
3 2 (4.17%) Ansible
4 1 (2.08%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.08%) Puppet
4 1 (2.08%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (16.67%) Google
2 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.17%) Informatica
3 2 (4.17%) ServiceNow
3 2 (4.17%) Tableau
3 2 (4.17%) Talend
3 2 (4.17%) VMware
4 1 (2.08%) Alteryx
4 1 (2.08%) ATG
4 1 (2.08%) EMC
4 1 (2.08%) Freshdesk
4 1 (2.08%) Hyperion
4 1 (2.08%) NetApp
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle
4 1 (2.08%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.08%) Retek
4 1 (2.08%) TOWER Software