Period
to 3 August 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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 306 339 301
Rank change year-on-year +33 -38 +89
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 71 271 375
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.45% 0.67% 0.81%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.36% 2.10% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 218 286
Median daily rate £550 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +8.64%
10th Percentile £402 £350 £390
90th Percentile £729 £700 £700
England median daily rate £500 £488 £525
% change year-on-year +2.56% -7.14% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £19.25 £52.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -63.33% +262.07% -31.46%

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 5,222 12,934 11,665
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 33.40% 32.01% 25.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,691 9,322 8,573
Median daily rate £525 £525 £505
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.96% +1.00%
10th Percentile £350 £350 £325
90th Percentile £713 £687 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 103 90
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.93 £22.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.64% -0.04% +8.44%
10th Percentile £20.80 £14.00 £14.14
90th Percentile £53.50 £70.00 £90.58
Median hourly rate £35.00 £23.67 £20.00
% change year-on-year +47.88% +18.34% +2.56%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +84 21 £500 - 10
West London +58 3 £563 +19.68% 4
East London +35 1 £538 -6.52% 2
Cloud Computing
England

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 40 (56.34%) AWS
2 37 (52.11%) Azure
3 32 (45.07%) Python
4 27 (38.03%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (38.03%) DevOps
5 26 (36.62%) GCP
5 26 (36.62%) Kubernetes
6 21 (29.58%) Java
6 21 (29.58%) Finance
7 19 (26.76%) Linux
7 19 (26.76%) Docker
8 17 (23.94%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (21.13%) SQL
9 15 (21.13%) Infrastructure as Code
10 14 (19.72%) Terraform
10 14 (19.72%) Ansible
10 14 (19.72%) Big Data
10 14 (19.72%) Oracle
10 14 (19.72%) Banking
11 13 (18.31%) SaaS
11 13 (18.31%) Puppet
11 13 (18.31%) Microservices
12 12 (16.90%) NoSQL
12 12 (16.90%) IaaS
12 12 (16.90%) Analytics
12 12 (16.90%) Software Engineering
13 11 (15.49%) JavaScript
13 11 (15.49%) C#
13 11 (15.49%) Windows
13 11 (15.49%) Web Services

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 11 (15.49%) Apache Spark
2 5 (7.04%) Confluence
2 5 (7.04%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.82%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.82%) CMS
4 2 (2.82%) Drupal
4 2 (2.82%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.82%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.41%) Apache
5 1 (1.41%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) FINCAD Analytics
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 40 (56.34%) AWS
2 37 (52.11%) Azure
3 26 (36.62%) GCP
4 13 (18.31%) SaaS
5 12 (16.90%) IaaS
6 11 (15.49%) PaaS
6 11 (15.49%) Serverless
7 8 (11.27%) GitHub
8 5 (7.04%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (5.63%) Amazon S3
9 4 (5.63%) Office 365
10 3 (4.23%) Akamai
10 3 (4.23%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (4.23%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (4.23%) OpenShift
10 3 (4.23%) Power Platform
11 2 (2.82%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (2.82%) Cloudflare
11 2 (2.82%) Slack
12 1 (1.41%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.27%) TCP/IP
2 7 (9.86%) Firewall
2 7 (9.86%) Internet
3 6 (8.45%) HTTP
3 6 (8.45%) Kerberos
4 3 (4.23%) DNS
4 3 (4.23%) HTTPS
4 3 (4.23%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (4.23%) SSL
5 2 (2.82%) 5G
5 2 (2.82%) DHCP
5 2 (2.82%) VPN
5 2 (2.82%) X.509
6 1 (1.41%) BGP
6 1 (1.41%) LAN
6 1 (1.41%) MPLS
6 1 (1.41%) OSPF
6 1 (1.41%) SNMP
6 1 (1.41%) VRRP
6 1 (1.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.72%) Big Data
2 12 (16.90%) NoSQL
3 9 (12.68%) MongoDB
4 7 (9.86%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (7.04%) SQL Server
6 4 (5.63%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (5.63%) Couchbase
6 4 (5.63%) Flink
6 4 (5.63%) MySQL
6 4 (5.63%) Oracle Database
7 3 (4.23%) Hadoop
7 3 (4.23%) Power BI
8 2 (2.82%) Data Lake
8 2 (2.82%) Geospatial Data
8 2 (2.82%) KDB
8 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (2.82%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.82%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 9 (12.68%) Git (software)
1 9 (12.68%) Jenkins
2 7 (9.86%) Subversion
3 6 (8.45%) JIRA
4 5 (7.04%) Maven
5 4 (5.63%) Ant
5 4 (5.63%) Gradle
6 2 (2.82%) Serena SBM
6 2 (2.82%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.41%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.41%) Codeship
7 1 (1.41%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.41%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.41%) GitLab
7 1 (1.41%) JUnit
7 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (29.58%) Finance
2 14 (19.72%) Banking
3 8 (11.27%) Investment Banking
4 5 (7.04%) Public Sector
5 4 (5.63%) Marketing
6 3 (4.23%) Front Office
6 3 (4.23%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.82%) Law
7 2 (2.82%) Retail
8 1 (1.41%) Games
8 1 (1.41%) International Banking
8 1 (1.41%) Legal
8 1 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (26.76%) Developer
2 8 (11.27%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (9.86%) Architect
4 5 (7.04%) Python Developer
4 5 (7.04%) Senior Developer
5 4 (5.63%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) Data Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) Java Developer
6 3 (4.23%) Data Scientist
6 3 (4.23%) Lead DevOps
6 3 (4.23%) Market Risk Developer
6 3 (4.23%) Market Risk Java Developer
6 3 (4.23%) Security Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Senior DevOps
6 3 (4.23%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (4.23%) Senior Market Risk Java Developer
7 2 (2.82%) Administrator
7 2 (2.82%) Chief Technology Officer
7 2 (2.82%) Network Engineer
7 2 (2.82%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.49%) Kafka
1 11 (15.49%) Web Services
2 9 (12.68%) AngularJS
2 9 (12.68%) RESTful
3 8 (11.27%) Node.js
3 8 (11.27%) React
4 7 (9.86%) LDAP
4 7 (9.86%) NumPy
5 6 (8.45%) .NET
6 5 (7.04%) Backbone.js
6 5 (7.04%) CSS
6 5 (7.04%) HTML
6 5 (7.04%) Pandas
6 5 (7.04%) SciPy
7 4 (5.63%) .NET Core
7 4 (5.63%) REST
7 4 (5.63%) Samza
8 3 (4.23%) Natural Language Processing
8 3 (4.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (4.23%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.27%) Data Structures
3 6 (8.45%) Clustering
4 5 (7.04%) Algorithms
4 5 (7.04%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (5.63%) Derivative
5 4 (5.63%) Grid Computing
5 4 (5.63%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.23%) Market Risk
7 2 (2.82%) Blog
7 2 (2.82%) Cloud Native
7 2 (2.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (2.82%) Fixed Income
7 2 (2.82%) Internet of Things
7 2 (2.82%) Online Banking
7 2 (2.82%) PKI
7 2 (2.82%) Private Cloud
7 2 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (2.82%) Semantic Web
7 2 (2.82%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (26.76%) Linux
2 11 (15.49%) Windows
3 7 (9.86%) Windows Server
4 5 (7.04%) Unix
5 4 (5.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (5.63%) Solaris
5 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2016
5 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (1.41%) VMS
6 1 (1.41%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (38.03%) Agile Software Development
1 27 (38.03%) DevOps
2 17 (23.94%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (21.13%) Infrastructure as Code
4 13 (18.31%) Microservices
5 12 (16.90%) Analytics
5 12 (16.90%) Software Engineering
6 11 (15.49%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (14.08%) Artificial Intelligence
7 10 (14.08%) High Availability
7 10 (14.08%) Scrum
8 9 (12.68%) Configuration Management
9 8 (11.27%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (9.86%) Decision-Making
10 7 (9.86%) Kanban
10 7 (9.86%) Open Source
10 7 (9.86%) Risk Management
11 6 (8.45%) Computer Science
11 6 (8.45%) Mathematics
11 6 (8.45%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 32 (45.07%) Python
2 21 (29.58%) Java
3 15 (21.13%) SQL
4 11 (15.49%) C#
4 11 (15.49%) JavaScript
5 7 (9.86%) Bash Shell
5 7 (9.86%) Ruby
6 5 (7.04%) Scala
7 4 (5.63%) C
7 4 (5.63%) Go
7 4 (5.63%) Groovy
7 4 (5.63%) Kotlin
7 4 (5.63%) PL/SQL
7 4 (5.63%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.23%) C++
8 3 (4.23%) Perl
8 3 (4.23%) TypeScript
9 2 (2.82%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.41%) PHP
10 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (9.86%) Degree
2 4 (5.63%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (5.63%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.23%) CCNA
3 3 (4.23%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.82%) Master's Degree
4 2 (2.82%) PhD
4 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.41%) CCNP
5 1 (1.41%) CISA
5 1 (1.41%) CISM
5 1 (1.41%) CISSP
5 1 (1.41%) CSSLP
5 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) GDPR
1 1 (1.41%) QA
1 1 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (26.76%) Docker
2 9 (12.68%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (9.86%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (2.82%) VMware NSX
4 2 (2.82%) vSphere
5 1 (1.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 26 (36.62%) Kubernetes
2 14 (19.72%) Ansible
2 14 (19.72%) Terraform
3 13 (18.31%) Puppet
4 8 (11.27%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (4.23%) Control-M
6 3 (4.23%) Prometheus
7 2 (2.82%) Data Guard
7 2 (2.82%) Graphite
7 2 (2.82%) Nagios
7 2 (2.82%) QRadar
7 2 (2.82%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (2.82%) Tivoli
7 2 (2.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (2.82%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 1 (1.41%) Grafana
8 1 (1.41%) Kibana
8 1 (1.41%) Netcool
Vendors
1 14 (19.72%) Oracle
2 11 (15.49%) Microsoft
3 9 (12.68%) Google
3 9 (12.68%) VMware
4 6 (8.45%) SaltStack
5 5 (7.04%) Red Hat
6 4 (5.63%) Splunk
7 3 (4.23%) BMC
7 3 (4.23%) EMC
7 3 (4.23%) F5
7 3 (4.23%) StreamSets
7 3 (4.23%) Sybase
8 2 (2.82%) CA
8 2 (2.82%) Cisco
8 2 (2.82%) Hitachi
8 2 (2.82%) IBM
8 2 (2.82%) Imperva
8 2 (2.82%) Juniper
8 2 (2.82%) Neustar
8 2 (2.82%) ServiceNow