Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 337 412 391
Rank change year-on-year +75 -21 +44
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 321 219 231
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.70% 0.49% 0.52%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.75% 2.79% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 135 194
London median daily rate £525 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £378 £363 £363
90th Percentile £710 £684 £648
England median daily rate £513 £525 £475
% change year-on-year -2.38% +10.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
London median hourly rate - £21.30 £19.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.93% -43.09%
England median hourly rate - £15.99 £19.92
% change year-on-year - -19.75% -43.09%

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 11,679 7,848 6,129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 25.29% 17.45% 13.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,596 5,808 4,504
London median daily rate £520 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £325 £310 £300
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
England median daily rate £488 £473 £450
% change year-on-year +3.01% +5.17% +7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 73 53
London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -4.55% -
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £14.60
90th Percentile £84.50 £165.00 £96.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.77
% change year-on-year -12.50% +6.54% -18.38%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -9 65 £500 -14.89% 20
South London -3 23 £500 -26.20% 4
West London -12 12 £513 -12.77% 15
East London -9 10 £675 +5.88% 2
Cloud Computing
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 160 (49.84%) Amazon AWS
2 152 (47.35%) Agile Software Development
3 130 (40.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 98 (30.53%) Finance
5 95 (29.60%) Microsoft
6 92 (28.66%) Python
7 91 (28.35%) Linux
8 89 (27.73%) SQL
9 88 (27.41%) DevOps
10 79 (24.61%) Java
11 74 (23.05%) C#
12 66 (20.56%) Docker
13 61 (19.00%) TDD
14 60 (18.69%) Software Engineering
15 58 (18.07%) Banking
16 56 (17.45%) Migration
17 55 (17.13%) .NET
18 54 (16.82%) SQL Server
18 54 (16.82%) Jenkins
19 51 (15.89%) RabbitMQ
20 49 (15.26%) BDD
21 48 (14.95%) VMware
22 47 (14.64%) JavaScript
22 47 (14.64%) Multithreading
23 46 (14.33%) Ansible
24 45 (14.02%) Kubernetes
24 45 (14.02%) VMware Infrastructure
25 44 (13.71%) Microservices
26 43 (13.40%) Analytics
26 43 (13.40%) Big Data

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 37 (11.53%) NServiceBus
2 33 (10.28%) Elasticsearch
3 24 (7.48%) nginx
4 20 (6.23%) Apache Spark
5 19 (5.92%) Apache
6 17 (5.30%) WebSphere
7 16 (4.98%) IIS
8 15 (4.67%) Jetty
8 15 (4.67%) Mongrel
8 15 (4.67%) Tomcat
9 12 (3.74%) SharePoint
10 10 (3.12%) CMS
10 10 (3.12%) MS Exchange
11 9 (2.80%) Skype for Business
12 5 (1.56%) Ethereum
12 5 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
13 4 (1.25%) Confluence
13 4 (1.25%) Hyperledger
13 4 (1.25%) SAS
13 4 (1.25%) WildFly
Applications
1 22 (6.85%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.93%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (0.62%) Actimize
2 2 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.62%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.62%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.62%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (0.31%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 160 (49.84%) Amazon AWS
2 130 (40.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (8.10%) Office 365
4 21 (6.54%) Google Cloud Platform
4 21 (6.54%) PaaS
5 20 (6.23%) Amazon S3
6 19 (5.92%) IaaS
7 18 (5.61%) AWS CloudFormation
7 18 (5.61%) SaaS
8 14 (4.36%) GitHub
8 14 (4.36%) Sumo Logic
9 9 (2.80%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (2.80%) OneDrive
9 9 (2.80%) Serverless
9 9 (2.80%) Yammer
10 8 (2.49%) Amazon EMR
11 7 (2.18%) AWS Lambda
12 6 (1.87%) Amazon Kinesis
13 4 (1.25%) Amazon ELB
13 4 (1.25%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.54%) Firewall
1 21 (6.54%) HTTP
2 16 (4.98%) DNS
2 16 (4.98%) SSL
3 15 (4.67%) Internet
4 13 (4.05%) LAN
4 13 (4.05%) WAN
5 12 (3.74%) TCP/IP
6 9 (2.80%) Skype
7 8 (2.49%) Kerberos
8 7 (2.18%) Network Security
9 6 (1.87%) HTTPS
9 6 (1.87%) VPN
10 4 (1.25%) IPv4
10 4 (1.25%) IPv6
10 4 (1.25%) VoIP
10 4 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.93%) DHCP
11 3 (0.93%) Intrusion Detection
12 2 (0.62%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (16.82%) SQL Server
2 43 (13.40%) Big Data
3 30 (9.35%) MySQL
4 24 (7.48%) PostgreSQL
5 22 (6.85%) MongoDB
6 16 (4.98%) NoSQL
7 14 (4.36%) Blockchain
7 14 (4.36%) Hadoop
8 13 (4.05%) HBase
9 10 (3.12%) InfluxDB
10 9 (2.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (2.49%) Apache Hive
12 7 (2.18%) QlikView
12 7 (2.18%) Relational Database
13 6 (1.87%) Apache Cassandra
13 6 (1.87%) Pentaho
13 6 (1.87%) Sqoop
14 4 (1.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 4 (1.25%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 54 (16.82%) Jenkins
2 41 (12.77%) Git (software)
3 23 (7.17%) Vagrant
4 21 (6.54%) Maven
5 19 (5.92%) TeamCity
6 18 (5.61%) Ant
6 18 (5.61%) Gradle
7 15 (4.67%) MSBuild
8 14 (4.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 14 (4.36%) CruiseControl
9 13 (4.05%) Artifactory
10 12 (3.74%) JIRA
11 11 (3.43%) Bitbucket
11 11 (3.43%) Travis CI
12 10 (3.12%) Subversion
13 5 (1.56%) NUnit
14 4 (1.25%) Cucumber
14 4 (1.25%) GitLab
14 4 (1.25%) Octopus Deploy
15 3 (0.93%) RStudio
General
1 98 (30.53%) Finance
2 58 (18.07%) Banking
3 13 (4.05%) Front Office
4 12 (3.74%) Retail
5 11 (3.43%) Investment Banking
6 10 (3.12%) Legal
6 10 (3.12%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.56%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.62%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.62%) Electronics
8 2 (0.62%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.62%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.62%) Law
8 2 (0.62%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.62%) Marketing
9 1 (0.31%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 91 (28.35%) Developer
2 47 (14.64%) Architect
3 43 (13.40%) DevOps Engineer
4 35 (10.90%) C# Developer
5 23 (7.17%) Azure Engineer
6 19 (5.92%) Azure DevOps
6 19 (5.92%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 19 (5.92%) Software Developer
7 18 (5.61%) AWS Architect
7 18 (5.61%) Java Developer
8 16 (4.98%) .NET Developer
8 16 (4.98%) AWS DevOps
8 16 (4.98%) AWS Engineer
9 15 (4.67%) Analyst
9 15 (4.67%) Software Engineer
10 12 (3.74%) Cloud Architect
10 12 (3.74%) Project Manager
11 11 (3.43%) C# Software Developer
12 10 (3.12%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 10 (3.12%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (17.13%) .NET
2 51 (15.89%) RabbitMQ
3 31 (9.66%) Web Services
4 26 (8.10%) Node.js
5 18 (5.61%) Middleware
6 17 (5.30%) AngularJS
7 16 (4.98%) RESTful
8 15 (4.67%) JRuby
8 15 (4.67%) Servlets
9 13 (4.05%) LDAP
10 10 (3.12%) ActiveMQ
10 10 (3.12%) ASP.NET
10 10 (3.12%) Django
10 10 (3.12%) Elastic Stack
10 10 (3.12%) Kafka
11 9 (2.80%) LEMP Stack
11 9 (2.80%) Spring
11 9 (2.80%) WCF
11 9 (2.80%) WPF
12 8 (2.49%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 35 (10.90%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (7.48%) Greenfield Project
3 21 (6.54%) Data Centre
3 21 (6.54%) Public Cloud
4 19 (5.92%) Computer Science
5 14 (4.36%) Fintech
6 12 (3.74%) Grid Computing
7 11 (3.43%) Fixed Income
7 11 (3.43%) User Experience
8 9 (2.80%) Data Structures
9 8 (2.49%) Linux Command Line
9 8 (2.49%) Mainframe
9 8 (2.49%) Management Information System
9 8 (2.49%) Market Risk
10 7 (2.18%) Robotics
11 5 (1.56%) Bitcoin
11 5 (1.56%) Replication
12 4 (1.25%) Algorithms
12 4 (1.25%) Credit Risk
12 4 (1.25%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 91 (28.35%) Linux
2 40 (12.46%) Windows
3 25 (7.79%) Ubuntu
4 19 (5.92%) CentOS
4 19 (5.92%) Unix
5 17 (5.30%) Debian
6 16 (4.98%) Windows Server
7 14 (4.36%) Fedora
8 8 (2.49%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (2.18%) Mac OS
9 7 (2.18%) Mac OS X
9 7 (2.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.25%) VMS
11 3 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (47.35%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (27.41%) DevOps
3 61 (19.00%) TDD
4 60 (18.69%) Software Engineering
5 56 (17.45%) Migration
6 49 (15.26%) BDD
7 47 (14.64%) Multithreading
8 44 (13.71%) Microservices
9 43 (13.40%) Analytics
10 42 (13.08%) Open Source
11 41 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
12 40 (12.46%) Unit Testing
13 38 (11.84%) SOA
14 36 (11.21%) Continuous Delivery
15 29 (9.03%) Configuration Management
16 26 (8.10%) Data Analytics
17 21 (6.54%) Mentoring
18 20 (6.23%) Business Intelligence
19 18 (5.61%) Information Security
19 18 (5.61%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 92 (28.66%) Python
2 89 (27.73%) SQL
3 79 (24.61%) Java
4 74 (23.05%) C#
5 47 (14.64%) JavaScript
6 41 (12.77%) Ruby
7 40 (12.46%) Bash Shell
7 40 (12.46%) PowerShell
8 38 (11.84%) T-SQL
9 33 (10.28%) Scala
10 28 (8.72%) Perl
11 21 (6.54%) C
12 19 (5.92%) Go
13 18 (5.61%) C++
14 14 (4.36%) R
15 8 (2.49%) Groovy
15 8 (2.49%) Java 8
16 7 (2.18%) AppleScript
16 7 (2.18%) Shell Script
16 7 (2.18%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 32 (9.97%) Security Cleared
2 31 (9.66%) SC Cleared
3 25 (7.79%) Degree
4 15 (4.67%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.56%) PhD
6 3 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.93%) MCSE
6 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.62%) CCNP
7 2 (0.62%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.31%) AAT
8 1 (0.31%) ACCA
8 1 (0.31%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.31%) CAPM
8 1 (0.31%) CCNA
8 1 (0.31%) CIMA
8 1 (0.31%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.31%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.43%) GDPR
2 10 (3.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.49%) QA
4 6 (1.87%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.62%) SLA
6 1 (0.31%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.31%) P3O
6 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.31%) PMO
6 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 66 (20.56%) Docker
2 45 (14.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (7.17%) Active Directory
4 17 (5.30%) Hyper-V
5 15 (4.67%) VirtualBox
6 11 (3.43%) etcd
6 11 (3.43%) flannel
6 11 (3.43%) HDFS
7 7 (2.18%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (1.25%) vSphere
9 3 (0.93%) Xen
10 2 (0.62%) KVM
10 2 (0.62%) NFS
11 1 (0.31%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.31%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 46 (14.33%) Ansible
2 45 (14.02%) Kubernetes
3 42 (13.08%) Terraform
4 37 (11.53%) Puppet
5 26 (8.10%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (5.92%) logstash
7 15 (4.67%) Kibana
7 15 (4.67%) Nagios
7 15 (4.67%) Salt
8 14 (4.36%) Graylog
8 14 (4.36%) Packer
9 11 (3.43%) rkt
10 10 (3.12%) Prometheus
11 9 (2.80%) SCCM
12 8 (2.49%) Single Sign-On
13 7 (2.18%) Hadoop YARN
13 7 (2.18%) Oozie
14 6 (1.87%) Ambari
14 6 (1.87%) Grafana
14 6 (1.87%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 95 (29.60%) Microsoft
2 48 (14.95%) VMware
3 26 (8.10%) New Relic
4 20 (6.23%) Red Hat
5 19 (5.92%) Google
6 18 (5.61%) Tableau
7 15 (4.67%) Splunk
8 14 (4.36%) AppDynamics
9 10 (3.12%) Alteryx
9 10 (3.12%) Cisco
9 10 (3.12%) Oracle
9 10 (3.12%) Rackspace
10 8 (2.49%) Infragistics
11 7 (2.18%) Hortonworks
12 6 (1.87%) Cloudera
12 6 (1.87%) Cognos
13 5 (1.56%) Citrix
13 5 (1.56%) Perforce
14 4 (1.25%) Fortinet
14 4 (1.25%) TOWER Software