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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 308 330 327
Rank change year-on-year +22 -3  
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 114 104 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.55% 0.48% 0.47%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.52% 3.90% 6.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 85 76
Median daily rate £500 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £403 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £720 £688
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £350
% change year-on-year - +28.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 7
Median hourly rate £18.57 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Cloud Computing is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 3243 2669 1722
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 15.62% 12.30% 7.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2316 1990 1182
Median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £330 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £615 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £390
% change year-on-year - +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 27 26
Median hourly rate £22.62 £22.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.81% -37.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.66 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £122.50 £44.45 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +75.75% -36.53%  

Cloud Computing
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Cloud Computing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 28 June 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
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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +2 17 £500 -14.89% 15
Brentford - 1 £220 -
Chessington - 1 £425 -
Docklands, London - 1 £650 -
Heathrow - 1 £425 -
Cloud Computing
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 108 (51.43%) Amazon AWS
2 81 (38.57%) Java
3 76 (36.19%) Linux
4 72 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
5 65 (30.95%) DevOps
6 58 (27.62%) Python
7 45 (21.43%) Finance
8 44 (20.95%) Unix
8 44 (20.95%) JavaScript
9 43 (20.48%) Docker
10 42 (20.00%) Ansible
10 42 (20.00%) SQL
11 39 (18.57%) Microsoft Azure
12 38 (18.10%) Web Services
13 36 (17.14%) HTML
14 35 (16.67%) CSS
14 35 (16.67%) Configuration Management
15 34 (16.19%) Puppet
15 34 (16.19%) Microservices
16 33 (15.71%) Jenkins
17 32 (15.24%) Bash Shell
17 32 (15.24%) Open Source
17 32 (15.24%) Ruby
18 31 (14.76%) AngularJS
18 31 (14.76%) SQL Server
19 30 (14.29%) Big Data
19 30 (14.29%) REST
19 30 (14.29%) NoSQL
19 30 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
20 29 (13.81%) Hadoop

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 22 (10.48%) Apache
2 19 (9.05%) WebSphere
3 18 (8.57%) nginx
3 18 (8.57%) Tomcat
4 15 (7.14%) Apache Pig
4 15 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
5 13 (6.19%) JBoss
6 12 (5.71%) Apache Spark
6 12 (5.71%) Cloud Foundry
7 7 (3.33%) OpenStack
8 6 (2.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 6 (2.86%) Apache Solr
8 6 (2.86%) Mule
9 5 (2.38%) Jetty
9 5 (2.38%) WebLogic
10 4 (1.90%) CMS
10 4 (1.90%) SharePoint
11 3 (1.43%) Confluence
11 3 (1.43%) SAS
11 3 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (1.43%) SPSS
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.90%) Eloqua
2 2 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.48%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 108 (51.43%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (18.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (6.19%) IaaS
4 12 (5.71%) SaaS
5 11 (5.24%) PaaS
6 7 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (2.86%) Bluemix
7 6 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (2.86%) IBM Cloud
8 4 (1.90%) Adobe Analytics
8 4 (1.90%) Amazon S3
8 4 (1.90%) Datadog
8 4 (1.90%) Office 365
9 3 (1.43%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (1.43%) GitHub
9 3 (1.43%) SoftLayer
10 2 (0.95%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.95%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.95%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 27 (12.86%) Internet
2 26 (12.38%) DNS
3 21 (10.00%) Firewall
3 21 (10.00%) Network Security
4 19 (9.05%) HTTP
5 17 (8.10%) TCP/IP
6 10 (4.76%) SSL
7 9 (4.29%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (1.90%) LAN
8 4 (1.90%) Multicast
8 4 (1.90%) VPN
8 4 (1.90%) WAN
8 4 (1.90%) Wireshark
9 3 (1.43%) DMZ
9 3 (1.43%) IPsec
9 3 (1.43%) Kerberos
9 3 (1.43%) Software-Defined Networking
10 2 (0.95%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (0.95%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (14.76%) SQL Server
2 30 (14.29%) Big Data
2 30 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 29 (13.81%) Hadoop
4 23 (10.95%) MongoDB
4 23 (10.95%) MySQL
5 17 (8.10%) Apache Hive
6 11 (5.24%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (4.76%) HBase
7 10 (4.76%) Sqoop
8 7 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (2.86%) DataStax
10 5 (2.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 5 (2.38%) MS Access
10 5 (2.38%) Relational Database
11 4 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.90%) Mahout
11 4 (1.90%) RDBMS
12 3 (1.43%) MariaDB
12 3 (1.43%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 33 (15.71%) Jenkins
2 26 (12.38%) Git (software)
3 12 (5.71%) Vagrant
4 11 (5.24%) Artifactory
4 11 (5.24%) JIRA
4 11 (5.24%) Subversion
5 9 (4.29%) Maven
6 7 (3.33%) gulp
6 7 (3.33%) Jasmine
6 7 (3.33%) Sonatype Nexus
6 7 (3.33%) TeamCity
7 5 (2.38%) Bitbucket
7 5 (2.38%) Bower
7 5 (2.38%) Darcs
7 5 (2.38%) Grunt
7 5 (2.38%) Hudson
7 5 (2.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 5 (2.38%) webpack
8 4 (1.90%) Gradle
8 4 (1.90%) JUnit
General
1 45 (21.43%) Finance
2 22 (10.48%) Front Office
3 15 (7.14%) Banking
3 15 (7.14%) Marketing
4 13 (6.19%) Advertising
5 11 (5.24%) Telecoms
6 8 (3.81%) Legal
6 8 (3.81%) Retail
7 4 (1.90%) Billing
7 4 (1.90%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.43%) French Language
8 3 (1.43%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.95%) Electronics
10 1 (0.48%) Back Office
10 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.48%) Games
10 1 (0.48%) German Language
10 1 (0.48%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 49 (23.33%) Architect
2 47 (22.38%) Developer
3 38 (18.10%) DevOps Engineer
4 24 (11.43%) Cloud Architect
4 24 (11.43%) Java Developer
5 21 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
6 16 (7.62%) AWS Engineer
7 12 (5.71%) C# Developer
7 12 (5.71%) Full Stack Developer
8 11 (5.24%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 10 (4.76%) Analyst
9 10 (4.76%) AWS DevOps
10 9 (4.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 9 (4.29%) Big Data Engineer
11 8 (3.81%) Analytics Developer
11 8 (3.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (3.81%) Linux Engineer
11 8 (3.81%) Security Officer
11 8 (3.81%) Senior DevOps
12 7 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (18.10%) Web Services
2 36 (17.14%) HTML
3 35 (16.67%) CSS
4 31 (14.76%) AngularJS
5 30 (14.29%) REST
6 26 (12.38%) Spring
7 23 (10.95%) HTML5
7 23 (10.95%) Node.js
8 22 (10.48%) CSS3
9 21 (10.00%) RESTful
10 20 (9.52%) Servlets
11 19 (9.05%) Middleware
12 16 (7.62%) JSON
12 16 (7.62%) React
13 15 (7.14%) .NET
13 15 (7.14%) SOAP
14 14 (6.67%) Elastic Stack
14 14 (6.67%) XML
15 13 (6.19%) Hibernate
15 13 (6.19%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.38%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (10.95%) Data Centre
3 20 (9.52%) Computer Science
4 18 (8.57%) Management Information System
5 9 (4.29%) Private Cloud
5 9 (4.29%) Public Cloud
6 8 (3.81%) Market Risk
7 7 (3.33%) Fintech
7 7 (3.33%) User Experience
8 6 (2.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 6 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.90%) Cloud Native
9 4 (1.90%) Grid Computing
10 3 (1.43%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.95%) Clustering
11 2 (0.95%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.95%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.95%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 76 (36.19%) Linux
2 44 (20.95%) Unix
3 23 (10.95%) Windows
4 10 (4.76%) AIX
4 10 (4.76%) CentOS
5 5 (2.38%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (2.38%) Solaris
5 5 (2.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 5 (2.38%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.90%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.43%) Android
7 3 (1.43%) Debian
8 2 (0.95%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (30.95%) DevOps
3 35 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 34 (16.19%) Microservices
5 32 (15.24%) Open Source
6 30 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (13.81%) Analytics
8 24 (11.43%) Test Automation
9 23 (10.95%) SOA
10 22 (10.48%) Front End Development
11 21 (10.00%) High Availability
12 19 (9.05%) E-Commerce
12 19 (9.05%) Load Balancing
13 18 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
13 18 (8.57%) MVC
14 17 (8.10%) Continuous Delivery
14 17 (8.10%) Scrum
15 16 (7.62%) Information Security
15 16 (7.62%) Web Development
16 15 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 81 (38.57%) Java
2 58 (27.62%) Python
3 44 (20.95%) JavaScript
4 42 (20.00%) SQL
5 32 (15.24%) Bash Shell
5 32 (15.24%) Ruby
6 23 (10.95%) C#
7 19 (9.05%) Perl
8 18 (8.57%) Scala
9 14 (6.67%) Shell Script
10 9 (4.29%) C++
11 7 (3.33%) Korn
11 7 (3.33%) VB
12 5 (2.38%) R
12 5 (2.38%) TypeScript
12 5 (2.38%) VC++
13 4 (1.90%) PHP
14 3 (1.43%) ES6
15 2 (0.95%) JSX
15 2 (0.95%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (9.52%) Degree
2 8 (3.81%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.86%) CISA
3 6 (2.86%) CISM
3 6 (2.86%) CISSP
3 6 (2.86%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.90%) AWS Certification
4 4 (1.90%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.90%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.48%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (0.48%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.48%) ISACA
5 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.48%) PgMP
5 1 (0.48%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.48%) PMP
5 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.48%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.29%) PCI DSS
2 6 (2.86%) FedRAMP
3 4 (1.90%) SLA
4 3 (1.43%) QA
5 2 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.48%) GCP
System Software
1 43 (20.48%) Docker
2 14 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (5.71%) HDFS
4 11 (5.24%) Active Directory
5 10 (4.76%) Apache Flume
6 8 (3.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 8 (3.81%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (2.86%) vSphere
9 3 (1.43%) vCloud
10 1 (0.48%) KVM
10 1 (0.48%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 42 (20.00%) Ansible
2 34 (16.19%) Puppet
3 21 (10.00%) Kubernetes
4 18 (8.57%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (6.67%) logstash
5 14 (6.67%) Terraform
6 13 (6.19%) Kibana
7 9 (4.29%) Grafana
8 6 (2.86%) HAProxy
9 5 (2.38%) Mesos
10 4 (1.90%) Graphite
10 4 (1.90%) Packer
11 3 (1.43%) Ambari
11 3 (1.43%) FortiGate
11 3 (1.43%) Hadoop YARN
11 3 (1.43%) Nagios
11 3 (1.43%) Oozie
11 3 (1.43%) OpenNMS
11 3 (1.43%) SCOM
12 2 (0.95%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 27 (12.86%) Oracle
2 25 (11.90%) Microsoft
3 22 (10.48%) IBM
4 15 (7.14%) VMware
5 10 (4.76%) Dell
6 9 (4.29%) Google
6 9 (4.29%) Splunk
7 8 (3.81%) Hortonworks
8 7 (3.33%) Cisco
8 7 (3.33%) Cloudera
8 7 (3.33%) HP
9 6 (2.86%) Adobe
9 6 (2.86%) Citrix
9 6 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (2.38%) Ab Initio
10 5 (2.38%) Bloomberg
10 5 (2.38%) Informatica
10 5 (2.38%) Reuters
10 5 (2.38%) Symantec
11 4 (1.90%) Red Hat
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