Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 391 387 448
Rank change year-on-year -4 +61 +4
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 245 236 170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.53% 0.52% 0.36%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.85% 3.70% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 197 124
London median daily rate £540 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £400 £363 £274
90th Percentile £688 £640 £684
England median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
London median hourly rate £21.96 £19.92 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.24% - -
England median hourly rate £18.64 £19.92 £55.00
% change year-on-year -6.41% -63.78% -

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 8584 6376 3772
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 18.44% 14.10% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6429 4700 2786
London median daily rate £500 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £310 £305 £275
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 49 30
London median hourly rate £21.23 £23.50 £20.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.68% +16.83% +11.75%
10th Percentile £11.25 £14.81 £11.25
90th Percentile £165.00 £98.00 £40.40
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.31 £21.64
% change year-on-year +3.60% -10.79% +20.22%

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 18 November 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Computing in London over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 18 November 2017. 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 +11 56 £575 +15.00% 9
West London +11 15 £525 +1.25% 1
East London -6 2 £625 +6.38% 1
South London -27 2 £678 +42.63% 2
Cloud Computing
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cloud Computing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 148 (60.41%) Amazon AWS
2 92 (37.55%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (35.92%) Java
4 87 (35.51%) Microsoft Azure
5 86 (35.10%) Python
6 81 (33.06%) DevOps
7 75 (30.61%) Linux
8 56 (22.86%) Finance
9 50 (20.41%) Docker
10 48 (19.59%) Ruby
11 46 (18.78%) JavaScript
12 45 (18.37%) Internet
12 45 (18.37%) Puppet
13 44 (17.96%) Jenkins
13 44 (17.96%) Continuous Integration
14 41 (16.73%) Unix
14 41 (16.73%) Ansible
15 40 (16.33%) SQL
16 39 (15.92%) Web Services
16 39 (15.92%) Bash Shell
16 39 (15.92%) MongoDB
17 36 (14.69%) Analytical Skills
18 35 (14.29%) Open Source
18 35 (14.29%) Configuration Management
18 35 (14.29%) Microsoft
19 34 (13.88%) MySQL
19 34 (13.88%) C#
19 34 (13.88%) Security Cleared
20 33 (13.47%) Banking
21 32 (13.06%) PaaS

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 31 (12.65%) nginx
2 13 (5.31%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (4.90%) Tomcat
4 11 (4.49%) Apache Spark
5 10 (4.08%) Apache
5 10 (4.08%) Cloud Foundry
5 10 (4.08%) OpenStack
5 10 (4.08%) WebSphere
6 9 (3.67%) Confluence
7 7 (2.86%) Jetty
8 6 (2.45%) Apache Pig
9 5 (2.04%) JBoss
9 5 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (2.04%) SAS
10 3 (1.22%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.82%) Anypoint
11 2 (0.82%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.82%) Mule
11 2 (0.82%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.41%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (1.22%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.41%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 148 (60.41%) Amazon AWS
2 87 (35.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (13.06%) PaaS
4 27 (11.02%) IaaS
5 20 (8.16%) GitHub
6 19 (7.76%) SaaS
7 7 (2.86%) Slack
7 7 (2.86%) Trello
8 6 (2.45%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (2.04%) Akamai
9 5 (2.04%) Bluemix
9 5 (2.04%) IBM Cloud
10 4 (1.63%) BrowserStack
10 4 (1.63%) Office 365
10 4 (1.63%) Serverless
11 3 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.82%) Force.com
13 1 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.41%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.41%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 45 (18.37%) Internet
2 27 (11.02%) Firewall
3 24 (9.80%) DNS
4 21 (8.57%) TCP/IP
5 20 (8.16%) SSL
6 19 (7.76%) HTTP
7 10 (4.08%) WAN
8 9 (3.67%) LAN
9 6 (2.45%) Network Security
9 6 (2.45%) SAN
10 4 (1.63%) DMZ
10 4 (1.63%) IPsec
11 3 (1.22%) Software-Defined Networking
11 3 (1.22%) VPN
11 3 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.82%) LDAP
12 2 (0.82%) NAS
13 1 (0.41%) 4G
13 1 (0.41%) Cisco Nexus
13 1 (0.41%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (15.92%) MongoDB
2 34 (13.88%) MySQL
3 30 (12.24%) NoSQL
4 27 (11.02%) Big Data
5 24 (9.80%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (7.35%) Hadoop
7 17 (6.94%) SQL Server
8 12 (4.90%) Relational Database
9 11 (4.49%) RDBMS
10 7 (2.86%) Apache Hive
11 6 (2.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (2.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 5 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (2.04%) HBase
13 4 (1.63%) DB2
13 4 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
14 3 (1.22%) Data Lake
14 3 (1.22%) MS Access
14 3 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 2 (0.82%) Impala
Development Applications
1 44 (17.96%) Jenkins
2 29 (11.84%) Git (software)
3 18 (7.35%) Artifactory
3 18 (7.35%) Sonatype Nexus
4 15 (6.12%) Subversion
5 13 (5.31%) JIRA
6 11 (4.49%) Maven
6 11 (4.49%) TeamCity
6 11 (4.49%) Vagrant
7 8 (3.27%) Cucumber
7 8 (3.27%) gulp
7 8 (3.27%) Selenium
8 7 (2.86%) WebDriver
9 6 (2.45%) Gradle
10 5 (2.04%) Ant
10 5 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (1.63%) Bitbucket
11 4 (1.63%) Bundler
11 4 (1.63%) Grunt
12 3 (1.22%) Jasmine
General
1 56 (22.86%) Finance
2 33 (13.47%) Banking
3 28 (11.43%) Front Office
4 13 (5.31%) Advertising
5 12 (4.90%) Telecoms
6 10 (4.08%) Retail
7 8 (3.27%) Billing
8 4 (1.63%) Spanish Language
9 3 (1.22%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.22%) Law
9 3 (1.22%) Marketing
10 2 (0.82%) Back Office
10 2 (0.82%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.82%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.41%) French Language
11 1 (0.41%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.41%) Legal
11 1 (0.41%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 57 (23.27%) Architect
2 56 (22.86%) Developer
3 39 (15.92%) DevOps Engineer
4 34 (13.88%) Cloud Architect
5 19 (7.76%) AWS Engineer
5 19 (7.76%) Java Developer
6 17 (6.94%) AWS Architect
7 16 (6.53%) Front Office Developer
8 13 (5.31%) Azure Architect
8 13 (5.31%) Cloud Engineer
8 13 (5.31%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 13 (5.31%) Python Developer
9 12 (4.90%) AWS DevOps
9 12 (4.90%) Linux Engineer
9 12 (4.90%) Senior Developer
10 11 (4.49%) Analyst
10 11 (4.49%) C# Developer
10 11 (4.49%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 11 (4.49%) Solutions Architect
11 10 (4.08%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (15.92%) Web Services
2 30 (12.24%) Node.js
3 27 (11.02%) AngularJS
3 27 (11.02%) HTML
4 24 (9.80%) .NET
4 24 (9.80%) REST
5 23 (9.39%) Elastic Stack
6 21 (8.57%) CSS
7 18 (7.35%) LEMP Stack
8 16 (6.53%) ASP.NET
8 16 (6.53%) HTML5
8 16 (6.53%) React
8 16 (6.53%) Servlets
9 15 (6.12%) JSON
9 15 (6.12%) RESTful
10 14 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web API
10 14 (5.71%) Sensu
10 14 (5.71%) Spring
11 13 (5.31%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (5.31%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (14.69%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (10.20%) Data Centre
3 17 (6.94%) Computer Science
4 15 (6.12%) Public Cloud
5 14 (5.71%) Grid Computing
6 8 (3.27%) Enterprise Cloud
6 8 (3.27%) Market Risk
6 8 (3.27%) Private Cloud
7 7 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (2.45%) PKI
9 5 (2.04%) Security Operations Centre
9 5 (2.04%) User Experience
10 4 (1.63%) Cloud Native
10 4 (1.63%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.63%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (1.63%) Mobile App
11 3 (1.22%) Clustering
11 3 (1.22%) Credit Risk
11 3 (1.22%) Online Banking
11 3 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 75 (30.61%) Linux
2 41 (16.73%) Unix
3 28 (11.43%) Windows
4 8 (3.27%) CentOS
5 7 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (2.45%) Android
6 6 (2.45%) Ubuntu
7 5 (2.04%) Windows Server
8 4 (1.63%) HPUX
8 4 (1.63%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.22%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.82%) Debian
11 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (37.55%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (33.06%) DevOps
3 44 (17.96%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 35 (14.29%) Open Source
5 28 (11.43%) TDD
6 27 (11.02%) Load Balancing
7 26 (10.61%) Scrum
7 26 (10.61%) SOA
8 25 (10.20%) Microservices
9 20 (8.16%) High Availability
9 20 (8.16%) MVC
10 19 (7.76%) Analytics
10 19 (7.76%) BDD
10 19 (7.76%) ETL
10 19 (7.76%) Test Automation
11 17 (6.94%) Integration Testing
12 16 (6.53%) Front End Development
13 15 (6.12%) Protective Monitoring
13 15 (6.12%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 88 (35.92%) Java
2 86 (35.10%) Python
3 48 (19.59%) Ruby
4 46 (18.78%) JavaScript
5 40 (16.33%) SQL
6 39 (15.92%) Bash Shell
7 34 (13.88%) C#
8 27 (11.02%) Scala
9 21 (8.57%) Perl
10 17 (6.94%) Shell Script
11 14 (5.71%) C++
12 10 (4.08%) R
13 8 (3.27%) PowerShell
14 7 (2.86%) C
15 5 (2.04%) Go
15 5 (2.04%) VB
16 3 (1.22%) Clojure
16 3 (1.22%) PHP
16 3 (1.22%) TypeScript
16 3 (1.22%) VC++
Qualifications
1 34 (13.88%) Security Cleared
2 26 (10.61%) SC Cleared
3 16 (6.53%) Degree
4 8 (3.27%) AWS Certification
5 7 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (2.45%) CISM
6 6 (2.45%) CISSP
7 5 (2.04%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.63%) CRISC
9 3 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.82%) CISA
10 2 (0.82%) ISEB
10 2 (0.82%) MCSE
10 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.82%) RHCE
11 1 (0.41%) EMC Certification
11 1 (0.41%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.41%) PhD
11 1 (0.41%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.67%) QA
2 4 (1.63%) GDPR
3 3 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.82%) FedRAMP
4 2 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (0.82%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.41%) GCP
5 1 (0.41%) NIST 800
5 1 (0.41%) PMO
5 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (20.41%) Docker
2 13 (5.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.04%) Apache Flume
4 4 (1.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (1.63%) HDFS
4 4 (1.63%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (1.63%) vSphere
5 3 (1.22%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.82%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.82%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.41%) Ceph
7 1 (0.41%) etcd
7 1 (0.41%) GPFS
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 45 (18.37%) Puppet
2 41 (16.73%) Ansible
3 23 (9.39%) Kubernetes
3 23 (9.39%) logstash
4 18 (7.35%) Kibana
4 18 (7.35%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (6.53%) Terraform
6 13 (5.31%) Grafana
7 12 (4.90%) HAProxy
8 7 (2.86%) Rancher
9 5 (2.04%) Packer
10 4 (1.63%) Rundeck
11 3 (1.22%) Nagios
12 2 (0.82%) Docker Swarm
12 2 (0.82%) Mesos
13 1 (0.41%) Consul
13 1 (0.41%) FortiGate
13 1 (0.41%) Hadoop YARN
13 1 (0.41%) Oozie
13 1 (0.41%) Salt
Vendors
1 35 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 18 (7.35%) VMware
3 17 (6.94%) Cisco
3 17 (6.94%) Oracle
4 11 (4.49%) CheckPoint
5 10 (4.08%) Google
5 10 (4.08%) Red Hat
6 9 (3.67%) IBM
7 7 (2.86%) Cloudera
7 7 (2.86%) NetApp
7 7 (2.86%) ServiceNow
8 6 (2.45%) HP
8 6 (2.45%) Palo Alto
8 6 (2.45%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (2.45%) SolarWinds
9 4 (1.63%) Forcepoint
9 4 (1.63%) LogRhythm
9 4 (1.63%) McAfee
9 4 (1.63%) Tripwire
9 4 (1.63%) Vertica