Period
to 10 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 10 December 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
England > London
6 months to
10 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 323 345 422
Rank change year-on-year +22 +77 -46
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 233 319 234
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.68% 0.68% 0.50%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.02% 2.46% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 222 163
London median daily rate £550 £550 £550
10th Percentile £383 £406 £380
90th Percentile £725 £749 £698
England median daily rate £525 £525 £535
% change year-on-year - -1.87% +12.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
London median hourly rate - £18.66 £28.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -33.71% +2.51%
England median hourly rate £17.50 £18.66 £17.90
% change year-on-year -6.22% +4.25% -23.70%

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 London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 11,538 12,949 9,237
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 33.68% 27.58% 19.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,242 9,607 6,942
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £313 £328 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £638
England median daily rate £500 £491 £475
% change year-on-year +1.83% +3.37% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 77 85
London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.42% -11.63% -14.00%
10th Percentile £16.80 £12.50 £11.55
90th Percentile £78.75 £75.77 £58.75
England median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year +22.86% -13.58% +6.58%

Cloud Computing
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Computing in London

Cloud Computing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cloud Computing in London

Cloud Computing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Computing in London over the 6 months to 10 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cloud Computing in London

Cloud Computing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cloud Computing in London

Cloud Computing
Contract Job Locations in 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 London region over the 6 months to 10 December 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
Central London +42 57 £550 +7.32% 35
East London +37 9 £563 -13.46% 1
South London +33 7 £413 -17.50% 3
West London +13 1 £450 -18.18% 13
Cloud Computing
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 London region with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 107 (45.92%) AWS
2 94 (40.34%) Azure
3 90 (38.63%) Agile Software Development
4 79 (33.91%) DevOps
5 52 (22.32%) Microsoft
6 47 (20.17%) Python
7 46 (19.74%) Java
8 44 (18.88%) SQL
9 43 (18.45%) JavaScript
10 41 (17.60%) Web Services
10 41 (17.60%) Microservices
11 40 (17.17%) Linux
12 39 (16.74%) Google
13 37 (15.88%) GCP
14 36 (15.45%) Finance
14 36 (15.45%) Ansible
14 36 (15.45%) Continuous Integration
15 35 (15.02%) C#
16 34 (14.59%) Degree
16 34 (14.59%) Docker
17 31 (13.30%) Jenkins
17 31 (13.30%) Machine Learning
17 31 (13.30%) Windows
18 30 (12.88%) Puppet
19 29 (12.45%) Visualisation
19 29 (12.45%) HTML
20 28 (12.02%) .NET
20 28 (12.02%) NoSQL
21 27 (11.59%) Artificial Intelligence
22 26 (11.16%) Scrum

Cloud Computing
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 16 (6.87%) Jupyter
2 9 (3.86%) Apache Spark
3 8 (3.43%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (2.58%) Apache
5 4 (1.72%) Confluence
5 4 (1.72%) IIS
5 4 (1.72%) NServiceBus
6 3 (1.29%) ColdFusion
6 3 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.29%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.86%) CMS
7 2 (0.86%) JBoss
7 2 (0.86%) nginx
7 2 (0.86%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.43%) Jetty
8 1 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.43%) WildFly
Applications
1 10 (4.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (3.86%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.72%) NetSuite
2 3 (1.29%) FINCAD Analytics
3 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.43%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (0.43%) SAP CAR
3 1 (0.43%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.43%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 107 (45.92%) AWS
2 94 (40.34%) Azure
3 37 (15.88%) GCP
4 18 (7.73%) GitHub
5 17 (7.30%) IaaS
6 16 (6.87%) Serverless
7 14 (6.01%) PaaS
8 11 (4.72%) Amazon S3
9 9 (3.86%) Google Sheets
9 9 (3.86%) Office 365
10 8 (3.43%) AWS Lambda
11 7 (3.00%) SaaS
12 6 (2.58%) Amazon SQS
13 5 (2.15%) Heroku
14 4 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
14 4 (1.72%) Amazon ECS
14 4 (1.72%) AWS CloudFormation
14 4 (1.72%) AWS CodeDeploy
14 4 (1.72%) AWS CodePipeline
14 4 (1.72%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.29%) Firewall
2 9 (3.86%) DNS
3 7 (3.00%) Internet
3 7 (3.00%) WAN
4 6 (2.58%) VPN
5 4 (1.72%) LAN
5 4 (1.72%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.72%) Wireless
6 3 (1.29%) HTTP
6 3 (1.29%) MPLS
6 3 (1.29%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.86%) 4G
7 2 (0.86%) 5G
7 2 (0.86%) LTE
7 2 (0.86%) Multicast
7 2 (0.86%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (0.86%) VPLS
8 1 (0.43%) AMQP
8 1 (0.43%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.43%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (12.02%) NoSQL
2 19 (8.15%) SQL Server
3 17 (7.30%) MySQL
4 16 (6.87%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (6.01%) Big Data
6 13 (5.58%) MongoDB
7 10 (4.29%) Relational Database
8 7 (3.00%) Hadoop
9 6 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (2.58%) RDBMS
9 6 (2.58%) Triplestore
10 4 (1.72%) BigQuery
10 4 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.29%) Amazon Athena
11 3 (1.29%) Amazon Aurora
11 3 (1.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (1.29%) Data Lake
11 3 (1.29%) InfluxDB
11 3 (1.29%) Power BI
11 3 (1.29%) Presto
Development Applications
1 31 (13.30%) Jenkins
2 22 (9.44%) Git (software)
3 13 (5.58%) JIRA
4 11 (4.72%) Visual Studio
4 11 (4.72%) Visual Studio Team System
5 10 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (2.15%) Maven
7 4 (1.72%) git-flow
7 4 (1.72%) Gradle
8 3 (1.29%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.29%) Selenium
9 2 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.86%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.86%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.43%) Ant
10 1 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.43%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.43%) Fiddler
10 1 (0.43%) Mocha
10 1 (0.43%) MSBuild
General
1 36 (15.45%) Finance
2 18 (7.73%) Publishing
3 14 (6.01%) Law
4 11 (4.72%) Front Office
5 9 (3.86%) Banking
6 8 (3.43%) Marketing
7 7 (3.00%) Telecoms
8 6 (2.58%) Retail
9 5 (2.15%) Public Sector
10 4 (1.72%) Investment Banking
11 3 (1.29%) Legal
12 2 (0.86%) Billing
12 2 (0.86%) Games
12 2 (0.86%) Police
13 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.43%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 68 (29.18%) Developer
2 36 (15.45%) Architect
3 24 (10.30%) Cloud Engineer
4 19 (8.15%) DevOps Engineer
4 19 (8.15%) Senior Developer
5 15 (6.44%) Analyst
5 15 (6.44%) Data Engineer
6 14 (6.01%) Consultant
7 13 (5.58%) Azure Engineer
8 12 (5.15%) .NET Developer
9 11 (4.72%) Solutions Architect
10 10 (4.29%) Automation Engineer
10 10 (4.29%) Azure DevOps
10 10 (4.29%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 10 (4.29%) Business Analyst
10 10 (4.29%) Cloud Automation Engineer
10 10 (4.29%) DevOps Automation Engineer
11 8 (3.43%) C# Developer
11 8 (3.43%) Senior .NET Developer
12 7 (3.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (17.60%) Web Services
2 29 (12.45%) HTML
3 28 (12.02%) .NET
4 21 (9.01%) TensorFlow
5 20 (8.58%) React
6 19 (8.15%) Node.js
7 17 (7.30%) XML
8 14 (6.01%) RESTful
9 13 (5.58%) AngularJS
9 13 (5.58%) CSS
10 9 (3.86%) J2EE
11 7 (3.00%) .NET Core
11 7 (3.00%) LAMP
11 7 (3.00%) Natural Language Processing
11 7 (3.00%) Redux
12 6 (2.58%) JSON
12 6 (2.58%) Ruby on Rails
13 5 (2.15%) .NET Framework
13 5 (2.15%) Apache Flex
13 5 (2.15%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.30%) Public Cloud
2 12 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.72%) Data Centre
3 11 (4.72%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (4.29%) Cloud Native
4 10 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (3.86%) Algorithms
5 9 (3.86%) User Experience
6 8 (3.43%) Management Information System
6 8 (3.43%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (3.00%) Data Structures
7 7 (3.00%) Internet of Things
8 6 (2.58%) Enterprise Storage
8 6 (2.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (2.58%) Semantic Web
9 5 (2.15%) Derivative
10 4 (1.72%) Clustering
10 4 (1.72%) Grid Computing
10 4 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (1.72%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 40 (17.17%) Linux
2 31 (13.30%) Windows
3 18 (7.73%) Windows Server
4 12 (5.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.29%) Unix
5 3 (1.29%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.86%) CentOS
7 1 (0.43%) Debian
7 1 (0.43%) Fedora
7 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (38.63%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (33.91%) DevOps
3 41 (17.60%) Microservices
4 36 (15.45%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (13.30%) Machine Learning
6 29 (12.45%) Visualisation
7 27 (11.59%) Artificial Intelligence
8 26 (11.16%) Scrum
9 25 (10.73%) Computer Science
9 25 (10.73%) TDD
9 25 (10.73%) Test Automation
10 24 (10.30%) Software Engineering
11 23 (9.87%) Mathematics
12 22 (9.44%) Analytics
12 22 (9.44%) Continuous Deployment
12 22 (9.44%) Data Visualisation
12 22 (9.44%) Open Source
13 21 (9.01%) Migration
13 21 (9.01%) Unit Testing
14 19 (8.15%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 47 (20.17%) Python
2 46 (19.74%) Java
3 44 (18.88%) SQL
4 43 (18.45%) JavaScript
5 35 (15.02%) C#
6 19 (8.15%) PowerShell
6 19 (8.15%) Ruby
7 14 (6.01%) Go
8 12 (5.15%) Scala
9 11 (4.72%) C++
10 10 (4.29%) R
11 8 (3.43%) PHP
12 7 (3.00%) C
13 6 (2.58%) Bash Shell
13 6 (2.58%) TypeScript
14 5 (2.15%) ES6
14 5 (2.15%) ES7
15 3 (1.29%) Perl
15 3 (1.29%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (14.59%) Degree
2 20 (8.58%) Security Cleared
3 13 (5.58%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.43%) Master's Degree
5 6 (2.58%) PhD
6 5 (2.15%) CISSP
7 4 (1.72%) CISA
8 3 (1.29%) CCNA
8 3 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.29%) CISM
9 2 (0.86%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.86%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.43%) AAT
10 1 (0.43%) ACCA
10 1 (0.43%) CIMA
10 1 (0.43%) CRISC
10 1 (0.43%) CSSLP
10 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.43%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (3.00%) QA
2 5 (2.15%) COBIT
2 5 (2.15%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.86%) GDPR
4 1 (0.43%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.43%) RMADS
4 1 (0.43%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (14.59%) Docker
2 22 (9.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.86%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.29%) VMware NSX
4 3 (1.29%) vSphere
5 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.43%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 36 (15.45%) Ansible
2 30 (12.88%) Puppet
3 26 (11.16%) Terraform
4 21 (9.01%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (6.01%) Kubernetes
6 3 (1.29%) Kibana
6 3 (1.29%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 2 (0.86%) Packer
7 2 (0.86%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.43%) Consul
8 1 (0.43%) Control-M
8 1 (0.43%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.43%) Graylog
8 1 (0.43%) logstash
8 1 (0.43%) Nagios
8 1 (0.43%) Salt
Vendors
1 52 (22.32%) Microsoft
2 39 (16.74%) Google
3 22 (9.44%) VMware
4 15 (6.44%) Oracle
5 11 (4.72%) Citrix
6 10 (4.29%) Cisco
7 7 (3.00%) TOWER Software
8 6 (2.58%) Tableau
9 3 (1.29%) Bloomberg
9 3 (1.29%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.86%) Databricks
10 2 (0.86%) Informatica
10 2 (0.86%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.86%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.86%) Talend
11 1 (0.43%) Alteryx
11 1 (0.43%) AppDynamics
11 1 (0.43%) ConnectWise
11 1 (0.43%) Freshdesk
11 1 (0.43%) New Relic