Period
to 24 October 2020

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 24 October 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
England > London
6 months to
24 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 239 306 360
Rank change year-on-year +67 +54 +47
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 114 269 315
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.81% 0.74% 0.68%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.31% 2.24% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 208 220
Median daily rate £525 £539 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.55% +2.62% -2.78%
10th Percentile £363 £381 £378
90th Percentile £698 £725 £714
England median daily rate £500 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -4.76% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £18.00 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year -48.57% - -

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 4,944 11,986 12,303
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 34.96% 32.82% 26.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,451 8,673 9,097
Median daily rate £525 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £325
90th Percentile £713 £688 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £480
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 102 82
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.79% +8.86% -7.71%
10th Percentile £22.45 £17.52 £12.50
90th Percentile £41.55 £53.75 £76.04
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +55.56% +28.57% -12.50%

Cloud Computing
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Computing in London

Cloud Computing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Cloud Computing in London.

Daily rate trend for Cloud Computing in London

Cloud Computing
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Cloud Computing in London over the 6 months to 24 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Cloud Computing in London

Cloud Computing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Cloud Computing in London.

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 24 October 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
Central London +72 15 £508 -7.73% 15
West London +53 1 £348 -22.78% 3
South London +39 1 £750 +68.54% 1
Cloud Computing
England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 London region with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 56 (49.12%) AWS
2 45 (39.47%) Azure
3 43 (37.72%) Python
4 35 (30.70%) Finance
4 35 (30.70%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (28.95%) DevOps
6 31 (27.19%) Java
7 30 (26.32%) JavaScript
7 30 (26.32%) GCP
8 29 (25.44%) Kubernetes
9 27 (23.68%) Linux
10 24 (21.05%) Microsoft
11 22 (19.30%) Docker
12 21 (18.42%) React
13 20 (17.54%) Terraform
13 20 (17.54%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (16.67%) AngularJS
15 18 (15.79%) Ansible
15 18 (15.79%) Test Automation
15 18 (15.79%) Banking
15 18 (15.79%) SQL
16 17 (14.91%) Windows
16 17 (14.91%) PaaS
17 16 (14.04%) Oracle
17 16 (14.04%) VMware
17 16 (14.04%) Software Engineering
18 15 (13.16%) RESTful
18 15 (13.16%) SaaS
18 15 (13.16%) User Experience
18 15 (13.16%) Microservices

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 12 (10.53%) Apache
2 11 (9.65%) Apache Spark
3 8 (7.02%) CMS
4 7 (6.14%) Apache Airflow
4 7 (6.14%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.51%) OpenStack
6 3 (2.63%) Confluence
7 2 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.88%) Camunda
8 1 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.88%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.88%) JDE OneWorld
1 1 (0.88%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 56 (49.12%) AWS
2 45 (39.47%) Azure
3 30 (26.32%) GCP
4 17 (14.91%) PaaS
5 15 (13.16%) SaaS
6 14 (12.28%) IaaS
7 12 (10.53%) Office 365
8 9 (7.89%) Serverless
9 7 (6.14%) Amazon ECS
9 7 (6.14%) GitHub
10 4 (3.51%) OpenShift
11 3 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (2.63%) Amazon S3
11 3 (2.63%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (2.63%) Power Platform
11 3 (2.63%) Route 53
12 2 (1.75%) Google Analytics
12 2 (1.75%) IBM Cloud
12 2 (1.75%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.02%) Kerberos
1 8 (7.02%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.39%) HTTP
3 4 (3.51%) Firewall
3 4 (3.51%) Internet
4 3 (2.63%) LAN
4 3 (2.63%) Multicast
4 3 (2.63%) VPN
4 3 (2.63%) WAN
5 2 (1.75%) DNS
5 2 (1.75%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.75%) SSL
6 1 (0.88%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.88%) IPsec
6 1 (0.88%) Network Security
6 1 (0.88%) SAN
6 1 (0.88%) SMTP
6 1 (0.88%) SNMP
6 1 (0.88%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (0.88%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.77%) Amazon RDS
2 9 (7.89%) Big Data
2 9 (7.89%) NoSQL
3 7 (6.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 5 (4.39%) Flink
4 5 (4.39%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.51%) Couchbase
5 4 (3.51%) MySQL
5 4 (3.51%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.63%) Power BI
7 2 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.75%) GIS
7 2 (1.75%) Triplestore
8 1 (0.88%) BigQuery
8 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.88%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 15 (13.16%) Jenkins
2 12 (10.53%) Git (software)
3 7 (6.14%) Cypress.io
3 7 (6.14%) Gradle
3 7 (6.14%) Subversion
3 7 (6.14%) webpack
4 6 (5.26%) Maven
5 4 (3.51%) JIRA
5 4 (3.51%) TeamCity
6 3 (2.63%) Ant
6 3 (2.63%) Bitbucket
6 3 (2.63%) MSBuild
6 3 (2.63%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.88%) Codeship
7 1 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.88%) Serena SBM
7 1 (0.88%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (30.70%) Finance
2 18 (15.79%) Banking
3 13 (11.40%) Public Sector
4 11 (9.65%) Investment Banking
5 8 (7.02%) Retail
6 6 (5.26%) Social Housing
7 2 (1.75%) Billing
7 2 (1.75%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.75%) Front Office
7 2 (1.75%) Law
7 2 (1.75%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.75%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.88%) French Language
8 1 (0.88%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (31.58%) Developer
2 16 (14.04%) Architect
3 10 (8.77%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (8.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 9 (7.89%) Java Developer
5 7 (6.14%) Programme Manager
6 6 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
6 6 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
6 6 (5.26%) Python Developer
7 5 (4.39%) AWS Engineer
8 4 (3.51%) .NET Developer
8 4 (3.51%) AWS DevOps
8 4 (3.51%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 4 (3.51%) Cloud Architect
8 4 (3.51%) Cloud Developer
8 4 (3.51%) Data Engineer
8 4 (3.51%) Security Architect
8 4 (3.51%) Software Engineer
8 4 (3.51%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (2.63%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (18.42%) React
2 19 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 15 (13.16%) RESTful
4 14 (12.28%) Node.js
5 13 (11.40%) Web Services
6 10 (8.77%) Kafka
6 10 (8.77%) NumPy
6 10 (8.77%) Pandas
7 9 (7.89%) HTML
7 9 (7.89%) LDAP
8 8 (7.02%) .NET
8 8 (7.02%) CSS
8 8 (7.02%) Redux
9 7 (6.14%) gRPC
9 7 (6.14%) Spring
10 6 (5.26%) .NET Framework
10 6 (5.26%) REST
11 5 (4.39%) Entity Framework
11 5 (4.39%) Spring Security
12 4 (3.51%) Samza
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.16%) Data Structures
1 15 (13.16%) User Experience
2 12 (10.53%) Algorithms
3 8 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.02%) Clustering
4 5 (4.39%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.39%) Market Risk
5 4 (3.51%) Grid Computing
6 3 (2.63%) Cloud Native
6 3 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (2.63%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.75%) Analytical Mindset
7 2 (1.75%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (1.75%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.75%) Semantic Web
8 1 (0.88%) PKI
8 1 (0.88%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 27 (23.68%) Linux
2 17 (14.91%) Windows
3 8 (7.02%) Windows Server
4 7 (6.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (6.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (6.14%) Windows Server 2016
4 7 (6.14%) Windows Server 2019
5 5 (4.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.51%) Unix
7 3 (2.63%) Android
7 3 (2.63%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.63%) Solaris
8 2 (1.75%) MVS
9 1 (0.88%) CentOS
9 1 (0.88%) Debian
9 1 (0.88%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (30.70%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (28.95%) DevOps
3 20 (17.54%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (15.79%) Test Automation
5 16 (14.04%) Software Engineering
6 15 (13.16%) Microservices
7 12 (10.53%) Machine Learning
8 11 (9.65%) Continuous Delivery
8 11 (9.65%) Data Modelling
8 11 (9.65%) Migration
8 11 (9.65%) Statistics
9 10 (8.77%) SDLC
9 10 (8.77%) TDD
10 9 (7.89%) OO
11 8 (7.02%) Asset Management
11 8 (7.02%) High Availability
11 8 (7.02%) Release Management
11 8 (7.02%) Risk Management
11 8 (7.02%) Security Architecture
11 8 (7.02%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 43 (37.72%) Python
2 31 (27.19%) Java
3 30 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 18 (15.79%) SQL
5 11 (9.65%) Kotlin
6 10 (8.77%) C#
7 6 (5.26%) Scala
8 4 (3.51%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.51%) Groovy
8 4 (3.51%) Java 8
8 4 (3.51%) Ruby
9 3 (2.63%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.75%) Go
10 2 (1.75%) PHP
10 2 (1.75%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.88%) ClojureScript
11 1 (0.88%) ES6
11 1 (0.88%) Perl
11 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (6.14%) Degree
2 5 (4.39%) SC Cleared
2 5 (4.39%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.63%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.75%) CISA
4 2 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.75%) CISM
4 2 (1.75%) CISSP
4 2 (1.75%) Master's Degree
4 2 (1.75%) PhD
4 2 (1.75%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (0.88%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (0.88%) AAT
5 1 (0.88%) ACCA
5 1 (0.88%) CCNA
5 1 (0.88%) CCSP
5 1 (0.88%) CIMA
5 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.88%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.88%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.51%) NIST
2 2 (1.75%) QA
3 1 (0.88%) GDPR
3 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (19.30%) Docker
2 12 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 12 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.02%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (3.51%) oVirt
5 3 (2.63%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.63%) KVM
5 3 (2.63%) Xen
6 1 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 29 (25.44%) Kubernetes
2 20 (17.54%) Terraform
3 18 (15.79%) Ansible
4 11 (9.65%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (8.77%) Puppet
6 7 (6.14%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (2.63%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.88%) Control-M
8 1 (0.88%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.88%) Icinga
8 1 (0.88%) Knative
8 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.88%) Nagios
8 1 (0.88%) Netcool
8 1 (0.88%) QRadar
8 1 (0.88%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.88%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.88%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 24 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 16 (14.04%) Oracle
2 16 (14.04%) VMware
3 12 (10.53%) Google
4 6 (5.26%) SaltStack
5 5 (4.39%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.63%) IBM
6 3 (2.63%) Intel
6 3 (2.63%) Splunk
7 2 (1.75%) Adobe
7 2 (1.75%) Cisco
7 2 (1.75%) Extreme Networks
7 2 (1.75%) Symantec
8 1 (0.88%) Altiris
8 1 (0.88%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.88%) Citrix
8 1 (0.88%) EMC
8 1 (0.88%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.88%) SAP
8 1 (0.88%) Serena