Period
to 11 December 2018

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 11 December 2018 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 351 419 383
Rank change year-on-year +68 -36 +70
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 320 235 239
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.68% 0.49% 0.54%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.55% 2.61% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 163 200
London median daily rate £550 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £406 £380 £361
90th Percentile £750 £698 £638
England median daily rate £525 £530 £475
% change year-on-year -0.94% +11.58% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
London median hourly rate £18.66 £28.15 £27.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.71% +2.51% -
10th Percentile £17.89 £18.22 £18.56
90th Percentile £19.43 £34.12 £36.03
England median hourly rate £18.66 £17.90 £23.46
% change year-on-year +4.25% -23.70% -60.90%

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 12,531 9,007 6,428
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 26.61% 18.97% 14.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,290 6,766 4,718
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +6.74%
10th Percentile £340 £313 £310
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 81 51
London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.63% -14.00% +24.29%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.25 £12.13
90th Percentile £82.18 £58.75 £97.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% -11.63%

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 11 December 2018.

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 11 December 2018. 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 -8 62 £513 -14.58% 24
South London -4 19 £500 -26.20% 1
West London -8 11 £550 +4.76% 14
East London -28 8 £650 +4.00% 5
Cloud Computing
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, 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.

1 172 (53.75%) Amazon AWS
2 143 (44.69%) Agile Software Development
3 130 (40.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 101 (31.56%) DevOps
5 80 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 74 (23.13%) Java
7 67 (20.94%) SQL
8 66 (20.63%) Linux
8 66 (20.63%) Finance
9 65 (20.31%) TDD
10 64 (20.00%) C#
11 63 (19.69%) Python
12 59 (18.44%) Software Engineering
13 55 (17.19%) Microservices
14 54 (16.88%) Banking
14 54 (16.88%) Migration
15 49 (15.31%) Security Cleared
16 47 (14.69%) Jenkins
17 46 (14.38%) SC Cleared
18 44 (13.75%) Windows
19 43 (13.44%) JavaScript
19 43 (13.44%) Docker
20 42 (13.13%) .NET
20 42 (13.13%) Web Services
20 42 (13.13%) VMware
21 41 (12.81%) PowerShell
21 41 (12.81%) SaaS
21 41 (12.81%) PaaS
21 41 (12.81%) BDD
22 40 (12.50%) Continuous Integration

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 23 (7.19%) NServiceBus
2 19 (5.94%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (4.69%) Apache
3 15 (4.69%) WebSphere
4 14 (4.38%) IIS
4 14 (4.38%) nginx
4 14 (4.38%) Tomcat
5 13 (4.06%) Jetty
5 13 (4.06%) Mongrel
6 12 (3.75%) SharePoint
7 11 (3.44%) Apache Spark
8 8 (2.50%) Confluence
8 8 (2.50%) Skype for Business
9 7 (2.19%) CMS
9 7 (2.19%) MS Exchange
10 5 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (1.25%) JBoss
11 4 (1.25%) Mule
12 3 (0.94%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (0.94%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (5.94%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.94%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.94%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.63%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.63%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.63%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 172 (53.75%) Amazon AWS
2 130 (40.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (12.81%) PaaS
3 41 (12.81%) SaaS
4 40 (12.50%) IaaS
5 37 (11.56%) Google Cloud Platform
6 23 (7.19%) Office 365
7 18 (5.63%) Amazon S3
8 17 (5.31%) AWS CloudFormation
8 17 (5.31%) Sumo Logic
9 16 (5.00%) GitHub
9 16 (5.00%) Serverless
10 8 (2.50%) OneDrive
10 8 (2.50%) Yammer
11 7 (2.19%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (1.88%) Amazon EMR
12 6 (1.88%) AWS Lambda
12 6 (1.88%) OpenShift
13 5 (1.56%) Amazon Kinesis
13 5 (1.56%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.88%) HTTP
2 18 (5.63%) LAN
2 18 (5.63%) WAN
3 15 (4.69%) Firewall
4 13 (4.06%) SSL
5 12 (3.75%) DNS
6 9 (2.81%) Network Security
7 8 (2.50%) Skype
8 7 (2.19%) Kerberos
8 7 (2.19%) VPN
9 6 (1.88%) HTTPS
9 6 (1.88%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (1.56%) Internet
10 5 (1.56%) IPv4
10 5 (1.56%) IPv6
10 5 (1.56%) VoIP
11 4 (1.25%) TCP/IP
12 3 (0.94%) DHCP
12 3 (0.94%) DMARC
12 3 (0.94%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (10.63%) SQL Server
2 29 (9.06%) Big Data
3 27 (8.44%) MySQL
4 13 (4.06%) MongoDB
5 11 (3.44%) Hadoop
6 10 (3.13%) InfluxDB
7 9 (2.81%) NoSQL
7 9 (2.81%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (2.19%) HBase
9 6 (1.88%) Apache Hive
9 6 (1.88%) Blockchain
9 6 (1.88%) Pentaho
9 6 (1.88%) QlikView
9 6 (1.88%) Relational Database
9 6 (1.88%) Sqoop
10 4 (1.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (1.25%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 47 (14.69%) Jenkins
2 29 (9.06%) Git (software)
3 26 (8.13%) Maven
4 20 (6.25%) Gradle
5 19 (5.94%) TeamCity
6 16 (5.00%) Ant
7 15 (4.69%) JIRA
8 14 (4.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 13 (4.06%) CruiseControl
9 13 (4.06%) MSBuild
9 13 (4.06%) Vagrant
10 12 (3.75%) Bitbucket
11 11 (3.44%) Travis CI
12 7 (2.19%) Subversion
13 6 (1.88%) Octopus Deploy
14 5 (1.56%) Artifactory
14 5 (1.56%) NUnit
15 4 (1.25%) GitLab
16 3 (0.94%) RStudio
16 3 (0.94%) SonarQube
General
1 66 (20.63%) Finance
2 54 (16.88%) Banking
3 14 (4.38%) Retail
4 8 (2.50%) Legal
5 7 (2.19%) Front Office
5 7 (2.19%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.88%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.63%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.63%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.63%) Law
7 2 (0.63%) Publishing
7 2 (0.63%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 77 (24.06%) Developer
2 45 (14.06%) Architect
2 45 (14.06%) DevOps Engineer
3 32 (10.00%) Analyst
4 27 (8.44%) C# Developer
5 23 (7.19%) Azure Engineer
6 19 (5.94%) AWS Engineer
6 19 (5.94%) Azure DevOps
6 19 (5.94%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 17 (5.31%) AWS DevOps
8 16 (5.00%) Java Developer
9 14 (4.38%) AWS Architect
9 14 (4.38%) Business Analyst
9 14 (4.38%) Cloud Engineer
9 14 (4.38%) Security Analyst
10 13 (4.06%) Project Manager
10 13 (4.06%) Software Developer
10 13 (4.06%) Software Engineer
11 11 (3.44%) Consultant
11 11 (3.44%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (13.13%) .NET
1 42 (13.13%) Web Services
2 31 (9.69%) RabbitMQ
3 22 (6.88%) Middleware
4 20 (6.25%) Node.js
5 19 (5.94%) RESTful
6 14 (4.38%) LDAP
6 14 (4.38%) Servlets
6 14 (4.38%) Spring
7 13 (4.06%) AngularJS
7 13 (4.06%) JRuby
8 10 (3.13%) HTML
9 7 (2.19%) CSS
9 7 (2.19%) Kafka
9 7 (2.19%) REST
9 7 (2.19%) SAML
10 6 (1.88%) HTML5
10 6 (1.88%) OAuth
10 6 (1.88%) React
10 6 (1.88%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (6.56%) Data Centre
3 19 (5.94%) Greenfield Project
4 18 (5.63%) Public Cloud
5 12 (3.75%) Fintech
6 11 (3.44%) Grid Computing
7 10 (3.13%) Mainframe
7 10 (3.13%) User Experience
8 7 (2.19%) Management Information System
8 7 (2.19%) Wiki
9 6 (1.88%) Data Structures
9 6 (1.88%) Fixed Income
9 6 (1.88%) Replication
9 6 (1.88%) Video on Demand
10 5 (1.56%) Algorithms
11 4 (1.25%) Hedge funds
11 4 (1.25%) Online Banking
11 4 (1.25%) PKI
11 4 (1.25%) Robotics
12 3 (0.94%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 66 (20.63%) Linux
2 44 (13.75%) Windows
3 19 (5.94%) Windows Server
4 16 (5.00%) Ubuntu
5 15 (4.69%) CentOS
5 15 (4.69%) Debian
6 13 (4.06%) Fedora
7 12 (3.75%) Unix
8 8 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.25%) VMS
10 3 (0.94%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.94%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.63%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (44.69%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (31.56%) DevOps
3 65 (20.31%) TDD
4 59 (18.44%) Software Engineering
5 55 (17.19%) Microservices
6 54 (16.88%) Migration
7 41 (12.81%) BDD
8 40 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
9 36 (11.25%) Continuous Delivery
10 35 (10.94%) Multithreading
11 34 (10.63%) Unit Testing
12 30 (9.38%) Open Source
12 30 (9.38%) SOA
13 29 (9.06%) Analytics
14 24 (7.50%) Cloud Operations
15 22 (6.88%) Cybersecurity
16 20 (6.25%) Project Management
16 20 (6.25%) Technical Leadership
17 19 (5.94%) Configuration Management
17 19 (5.94%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 74 (23.13%) Java
2 67 (20.94%) SQL
3 64 (20.00%) C#
4 63 (19.69%) Python
5 43 (13.44%) JavaScript
6 41 (12.81%) PowerShell
7 30 (9.38%) Bash Shell
7 30 (9.38%) Scala
8 25 (7.81%) Ruby
8 25 (7.81%) T-SQL
9 17 (5.31%) C
9 17 (5.31%) Go
10 16 (5.00%) Perl
11 15 (4.69%) Java 8
12 12 (3.75%) R
13 7 (2.19%) C++
14 4 (1.25%) ES6
15 3 (0.94%) AppleScript
15 3 (0.94%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.63%) ES7
Qualifications
1 49 (15.31%) Security Cleared
2 46 (14.38%) SC Cleared
3 23 (7.19%) Degree
4 13 (4.06%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (2.19%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.88%) ISEB
7 4 (1.25%) CCNA
7 4 (1.25%) CCNP
8 3 (0.94%) CCIE
8 3 (0.94%) MCSE
8 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.94%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.63%) CCIE Data Center
10 1 (0.31%) AAT
10 1 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.31%) CCDP
10 1 (0.31%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.31%) PhD
10 1 (0.31%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.38%) QA
2 10 (3.13%) GDPR
3 9 (2.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.88%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.63%) SLA
6 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.31%) P3O
6 1 (0.31%) PMO
System Software
1 43 (13.44%) Docker
2 39 (12.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (5.63%) Hyper-V
4 17 (5.31%) Active Directory
5 13 (4.06%) VirtualBox
6 6 (1.88%) HDFS
7 3 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.63%) NFS
8 2 (0.63%) vSphere
9 1 (0.31%) etcd
9 1 (0.31%) flannel
9 1 (0.31%) KVM
9 1 (0.31%) NDS
9 1 (0.31%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 1 (0.31%) Xen
Systems Management
1 40 (12.50%) Ansible
2 35 (10.94%) Terraform
3 32 (10.00%) Kubernetes
4 23 (7.19%) Opscode Chef
5 22 (6.88%) Puppet
6 14 (4.38%) Packer
7 13 (4.06%) logstash
7 13 (4.06%) Salt
8 12 (3.75%) Graylog
8 12 (3.75%) Kibana
8 12 (3.75%) Nagios
9 9 (2.81%) Prometheus
10 6 (1.88%) Ambari
10 6 (1.88%) Hadoop YARN
10 6 (1.88%) Oozie
10 6 (1.88%) Single Sign-On
11 4 (1.25%) SCCM
12 3 (0.94%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 2 (0.63%) Docker Swarm
13 2 (0.63%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 80 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 42 (13.13%) VMware
3 36 (11.25%) Google
4 25 (7.81%) Oracle
5 21 (6.56%) New Relic
6 18 (5.63%) AppDynamics
6 18 (5.63%) Red Hat
6 18 (5.63%) Tableau
7 15 (4.69%) Cisco
8 13 (4.06%) Splunk
9 10 (3.13%) Alteryx
10 7 (2.19%) Rackspace
11 6 (1.88%) Cloudera
11 6 (1.88%) Cognos
11 6 (1.88%) Hortonworks
12 5 (1.56%) Aerohive Networks
12 5 (1.56%) Fortinet
12 5 (1.56%) Infragistics
12 5 (1.56%) Meraki
12 5 (1.56%) Palo Alto