Period
to 28 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 28 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
28 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 156 218 210
Rank change year-on-year +62 -8 -13
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 45 33 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.92% 0.49% 0.65%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.84% 1.77% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 20 43
City of London median daily rate £550 £550 £540
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.85% +3.85%
10th Percentile £411 £446 £415
90th Percentile £691 £684 £725
Central London median daily rate £550 £550 £500
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -0.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,586 1,866 1,384
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 32.37% 27.47% 19.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,243 1,482 1,127
City of London median daily rate £515 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.90% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £313 £313 £319
90th Percentile £663 £662 £638
Central London median daily rate £513 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -2.38% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 20
City of London median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.14% -2.78% -51.46%
10th Percentile £18.71 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £23.72 £23.75 £32.73
Central London median hourly rate £20.25 £18.76 £18.50
% change year-on-year +7.97% +1.38% -7.13%

Cloud Computing
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Cloud Computing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Computing in the City of London

Cloud Computing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cloud Computing in the City of London

Cloud Computing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Computing in the City of London over the 6 months to 28 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cloud Computing in the City of London

Cloud Computing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cloud Computing in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 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 City of London region with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (42.22%) AWS
2 15 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 14 (31.11%) DevOps
4 13 (28.89%) Test Automation
5 12 (26.67%) Python
6 11 (24.44%) SQL
6 11 (24.44%) HTML
7 10 (22.22%) Machine Learning
8 9 (20.00%) Java
8 9 (20.00%) Web Services
8 9 (20.00%) MySQL
8 9 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
8 9 (20.00%) Finance
8 9 (20.00%) Migration
9 8 (17.78%) TDD
9 8 (17.78%) Google
9 8 (17.78%) C#
9 8 (17.78%) Azure
9 8 (17.78%) Terraform
10 7 (15.56%) Docker
10 7 (15.56%) GCP
10 7 (15.56%) Unit Testing
10 7 (15.56%) .NET
11 6 (13.33%) CSS
11 6 (13.33%) Active Directory
11 6 (13.33%) Scrum
11 6 (13.33%) Multithreading
11 6 (13.33%) Dependency Injection
11 6 (13.33%) React

Cloud Computing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 (8.89%) Jupyter
2 3 (6.67%) Confluence
3 2 (4.44%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.22%) Apache
4 1 (2.22%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (2.22%) CMS
4 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.22%) IIS
4 1 (2.22%) JBoss
4 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.22%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (2.22%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 19 (42.22%) AWS
2 8 (17.78%) Azure
3 7 (15.56%) GCP
4 4 (8.89%) Amazon S3
4 4 (8.89%) Serverless
5 3 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (6.67%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (6.67%) GitHub
5 3 (6.67%) IaaS
5 3 (6.67%) PaaS
6 2 (4.44%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (4.44%) Amazon ECS
6 2 (4.44%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (4.44%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (4.44%) AWS CodeDeploy
6 2 (4.44%) AWS CodePipeline
6 2 (4.44%) AWS Fargate
6 2 (4.44%) CloudFront
6 2 (4.44%) SaaS
6 2 (4.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) DNS
2 3 (6.67%) VPN
2 3 (6.67%) WAN
3 2 (4.44%) Firewall
3 2 (4.44%) MPLS
3 2 (4.44%) Multicast
3 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.44%) VPLS
3 2 (4.44%) Wireless
4 1 (2.22%) DHCP
4 1 (2.22%) FTP
4 1 (2.22%) LAN
4 1 (2.22%) SSL
4 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) MySQL
2 5 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.67%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (4.44%) Apache Hive
5 2 (4.44%) Big Data
5 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.44%) Hadoop
5 2 (4.44%) HBase
5 2 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (4.44%) Redis
6 1 (2.22%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Git (software)
1 4 (8.89%) Jenkins
1 4 (8.89%) JIRA
2 3 (6.67%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.44%) Gradle
3 2 (4.44%) Selenium
4 1 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.22%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.22%) Liquibase
4 1 (2.22%) Mocha
4 1 (2.22%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (2.22%) webpack
General
1 9 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Front Office
2 5 (11.11%) Publishing
3 4 (8.89%) Retail
4 2 (4.44%) Banking
4 2 (4.44%) Games
4 2 (4.44%) Marketing
5 1 (2.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (40.00%) Developer
2 7 (15.56%) Senior Developer
3 6 (13.33%) .NET Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Consultant
4 5 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (8.89%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Data Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Angular Developer
7 2 (4.44%) AWS DevOps
7 2 (4.44%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Cloud Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.44%) React Developer
7 2 (4.44%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (24.44%) HTML
2 9 (20.00%) Web Services
3 7 (15.56%) .NET
4 6 (13.33%) CSS
4 6 (13.33%) React
5 5 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 5 (11.11%) HTML5
5 5 (11.11%) XML
6 4 (8.89%) CSS3
6 4 (8.89%) Node.js
6 4 (8.89%) TensorFlow
7 3 (6.67%) Natural Language Processing
8 2 (4.44%) Kafka
8 2 (4.44%) NumPy
8 2 (4.44%) Redux
9 1 (2.22%) .NET Core
9 1 (2.22%) Dropwizard
9 1 (2.22%) J2EE
9 1 (2.22%) Nightwatchjs
9 1 (2.22%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Data Centre
1 4 (8.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (6.67%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.44%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.44%) Derivative
3 2 (4.44%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.44%) PKI
3 2 (4.44%) Social Media
3 2 (4.44%) User Experience
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.22%) iSeries
4 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (4.44%) Linux
2 2 (4.44%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.11%) DevOps
3 13 (28.89%) Test Automation
4 10 (22.22%) Machine Learning
5 9 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
5 9 (20.00%) Migration
6 8 (17.78%) TDD
7 7 (15.56%) Unit Testing
8 6 (13.33%) Continuous Deployment
8 6 (13.33%) Dependency Injection
8 6 (13.33%) Multithreading
8 6 (13.33%) Scrum
9 5 (11.11%) Content Writing
9 5 (11.11%) Deployment Automation
9 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (8.89%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (8.89%) Front End Development
10 4 (8.89%) Microservices
10 4 (8.89%) Software Engineering
11 3 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 15 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 12 (26.67%) Python
3 11 (24.44%) SQL
4 9 (20.00%) Java
5 8 (17.78%) C#
6 3 (6.67%) C++
6 3 (6.67%) Go
7 2 (4.44%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.44%) Ruby
8 1 (2.22%) ES6
8 1 (2.22%) ES7
8 1 (2.22%) F#
8 1 (2.22%) Scala
8 1 (2.22%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Degree
2 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) QA
2 2 (4.44%) GDPR
2 2 (4.44%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.22%) COBIT
3 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (15.56%) Docker
2 6 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) Terraform
2 5 (11.11%) Kubernetes
3 3 (6.67%) Ansible
4 2 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.44%) Puppet
5 1 (2.22%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (2.22%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) Google
2 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.44%) Informatica
3 2 (4.44%) ServiceNow
3 2 (4.44%) Talend
3 2 (4.44%) VMware
4 1 (2.22%) ATG
4 1 (2.22%) EMC
4 1 (2.22%) Freshdesk
4 1 (2.22%) Hyperion
4 1 (2.22%) NetApp
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle
4 1 (2.22%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.22%) Retek
4 1 (2.22%) TOWER Software