Period
to 13 November 2019

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 13 November 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 167 209 210
Rank change year-on-year +42 +1 -2
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 54 47 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.91% 0.67% 0.69%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.68% 2.48% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 35 40
City of London median daily rate £550 £513 £581
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.32% -11.71% +16.10%
10th Percentile £431 £376 £459
90th Percentile £725 £641 £725
Central London median daily rate £550 £500 £575
% change year-on-year +10.00% -13.04% +15.00%
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 2,016 1,898 1,248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 34.05% 27.03% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,585 1,566 1,007
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £329 £340 £313
90th Percentile £667 £659 £643
Central London median daily rate £520 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -0.95% +5.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 11 20
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -2.78% -45.86%
10th Percentile £18.68 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £29.85 £23.75 £26.12
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.10 £19.00
% change year-on-year +16.02% -4.74% -45.71%

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 13 November 2019.

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 13 November 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 City of London region with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 29 (53.70%) AWS
2 28 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (35.19%) JavaScript
3 19 (35.19%) SQL
4 16 (29.63%) MySQL
4 16 (29.63%) Python
4 16 (29.63%) Test Automation
5 15 (27.78%) DevOps
6 13 (24.07%) C#
6 13 (24.07%) Java
6 13 (24.07%) TDD
7 12 (22.22%) Machine Learning
7 12 (22.22%) Terraform
8 11 (20.37%) GCP
8 11 (20.37%) Unit Testing
8 11 (20.37%) Artificial Intelligence
8 11 (20.37%) Google
9 10 (18.52%) HTML
9 10 (18.52%) Multithreading
9 10 (18.52%) Dependency Injection
9 10 (18.52%) Docker
10 9 (16.67%) Finance
10 9 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
11 8 (14.81%) .NET
11 8 (14.81%) Web Services
11 8 (14.81%) Azure
11 8 (14.81%) Security Cleared
12 7 (12.96%) Microservices
12 7 (12.96%) React
12 7 (12.96%) Migration

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 (7.41%) Apache
2 3 (5.56%) Apache Airflow
2 3 (5.56%) Confluence
2 3 (5.56%) Jupyter
3 2 (3.70%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.85%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.85%) CMS
4 1 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.85%) IIS
4 1 (1.85%) JBoss
4 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.85%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (1.85%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 29 (53.70%) AWS
2 11 (20.37%) GCP
3 8 (14.81%) Azure
4 6 (11.11%) Serverless
5 5 (9.26%) Amazon S3
6 4 (7.41%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (5.56%) Amazon EMR
7 3 (5.56%) GitHub
8 2 (3.70%) Amazon ECS
8 2 (3.70%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (3.70%) AWS CodePipeline
8 2 (3.70%) AWS Fargate
8 2 (3.70%) CloudFront
8 2 (3.70%) IaaS
8 2 (3.70%) PaaS
8 2 (3.70%) SaaS
8 2 (3.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (1.85%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) DNS
2 2 (3.70%) Firewall
2 2 (3.70%) WAN
3 1 (1.85%) DHCP
3 1 (1.85%) FTP
3 1 (1.85%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.85%) LAN
3 1 (1.85%) MPLS
3 1 (1.85%) Multicast
3 1 (1.85%) SSL
3 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.85%) VPLS
3 1 (1.85%) VPN
3 1 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (29.63%) MySQL
2 6 (11.11%) Big Data
2 6 (11.11%) Hadoop
3 5 (9.26%) NoSQL
3 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.56%) BigQuery
4 3 (5.56%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (3.70%) Apache Hive
5 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.70%) HBase
5 2 (3.70%) Redis
6 1 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Jenkins
1 4 (7.41%) JIRA
2 3 (5.56%) Cucumber
2 3 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.70%) Gradle
3 2 (3.70%) Selenium
4 1 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.85%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.85%) Liquibase
4 1 (1.85%) Mocha
4 1 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.85%) RStudio
4 1 (1.85%) webpack
General
1 9 (16.67%) Finance
2 6 (11.11%) Banking
3 5 (9.26%) Front Office
4 4 (7.41%) Publishing
4 4 (7.41%) Retail
5 3 (5.56%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.70%) Games
6 2 (3.70%) Marketing
7 1 (1.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 24 (44.44%) Developer
2 9 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 7 (12.96%) .NET Developer
4 6 (11.11%) Data Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) C# Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Consultant
5 5 (9.26%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Architect
6 4 (7.41%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (7.41%) React Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Angular Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (5.56%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Active Directory Consultant
8 2 (3.70%) Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Cloud Consultant
8 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.70%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.52%) HTML
2 8 (14.81%) .NET
2 8 (14.81%) Web Services
3 7 (12.96%) React
4 6 (11.11%) CSS
5 5 (9.26%) AngularJS
6 4 (7.41%) HTML5
6 4 (7.41%) Node.js
6 4 (7.41%) TensorFlow
6 4 (7.41%) XML
7 3 (5.56%) Apache NiFi
7 3 (5.56%) CSS3
7 3 (5.56%) Natural Language Processing
7 3 (5.56%) Redux
8 2 (3.70%) Kafka
8 2 (3.70%) NumPy
9 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.85%) J2EE
9 1 (1.85%) LESS
9 1 (1.85%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) Algorithms
1 3 (5.56%) Data Centre
1 3 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (3.70%) Data Structures
2 2 (3.70%) Derivative
2 2 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.70%) PKI
2 2 (3.70%) User Experience
3 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.85%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.85%) Grid Computing
3 1 (1.85%) iSeries
3 1 (1.85%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.26%) Windows
2 2 (3.70%) Linux
3 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.85%) Unix
3 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (29.63%) Test Automation
3 15 (27.78%) DevOps
4 13 (24.07%) TDD
5 12 (22.22%) Machine Learning
6 11 (20.37%) Artificial Intelligence
6 11 (20.37%) Unit Testing
7 10 (18.52%) Dependency Injection
7 10 (18.52%) Multithreading
8 9 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
9 7 (12.96%) Microservices
9 7 (12.96%) Migration
10 6 (11.11%) Open Source
11 5 (9.26%) Continuous Delivery
11 5 (9.26%) Information Security
11 5 (9.26%) Risk Management
11 5 (9.26%) Scrum
12 4 (7.41%) Analytics
12 4 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (7.41%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.19%) JavaScript
1 19 (35.19%) SQL
2 16 (29.63%) Python
3 13 (24.07%) C#
3 13 (24.07%) Java
4 6 (11.11%) Go
5 5 (9.26%) Scala
6 4 (7.41%) C++
7 3 (5.56%) Ruby
8 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.85%) ES6
9 1 (1.85%) ES7
9 1 (1.85%) F#
9 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.85%) R
9 1 (1.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.56%) Degree
4 2 (3.70%) CISA
4 2 (3.70%) CISSP
4 2 (3.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) GDPR
1 2 (3.70%) PCI DSS
1 2 (3.70%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) COBIT
2 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (18.52%) Docker
2 4 (7.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (22.22%) Terraform
2 5 (9.26%) Kubernetes
3 2 (3.70%) Puppet
4 1 (1.85%) Ansible
4 1 (1.85%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (1.85%) Graphite
4 1 (1.85%) Nagios
4 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.85%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) Google
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.70%) Informatica
3 2 (3.70%) ServiceNow
3 2 (3.70%) Talend
4 1 (1.85%) ATG
4 1 (1.85%) EMC
4 1 (1.85%) Freshdesk
4 1 (1.85%) Hyperion
4 1 (1.85%) NetApp
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle
4 1 (1.85%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.85%) Retek
4 1 (1.85%) TOWER Software
4 1 (1.85%) VMware