Period
to 11 May 2021

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 11 May 2021 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
11 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 271 337 337
Rank change year-on-year +66 0 +6
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 190 102 289
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.81% 0.48% 0.70%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.13% 1.41% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 77 202
10th Percentile £417 £397 £350
25th Percentile £463 £463 £420
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% -4.55%
75th Percentile £600 £613 £638
90th Percentile £699 £700 £723
England median daily rate £520 £500 £512
% change year-on-year +4.00% -2.39% -3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £18.66
England median hourly rate £19.50 £19.25 £18.66
% change year-on-year +1.30% +3.16% -39.36%

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 8,927 7,220 12,658
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.16% 34.01% 30.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,560 5,386 9,272
10th Percentile £363 £319 £350
25th Percentile £431 £425 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £525 £525
75th Percentile £625 £620 £606
90th Percentile £700 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 51 66
10th Percentile £15.38 £15.50 £12.88
25th Percentile £21.37 £20.00 £17.89
Median hourly rate £44.75 £26.44 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +69.25% +25.90% -16.00%
75th Percentile £65.00 £55.00 £34.58
90th Percentile £68.00 £78.75 £63.13
England median hourly rate £21.05 £20.00 £18.66
% change year-on-year +5.25% +7.18% -1.79%

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 11 May 2021.

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 11 May 2021. 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 +24 22 £550 -4.35% 14
South London +46 5 £563 +36.36% 1
Cloud Computing
England

For the 6 months to 11 May 2021, 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.

1 100 (52.63%) AWS
2 84 (44.21%) Azure
3 47 (24.74%) DevOps
4 46 (24.21%) Microsoft
5 44 (23.16%) Java
6 42 (22.11%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (18.42%) Finance
7 35 (18.42%) Security Cleared
8 34 (17.89%) Kubernetes
9 33 (17.37%) Microservices
10 32 (16.84%) SC Cleared
10 32 (16.84%) Python
11 31 (16.32%) TDD
12 30 (15.79%) Linux
12 30 (15.79%) Docker
13 29 (15.26%) GCP
14 27 (14.21%) Google
15 25 (13.16%) REST
15 25 (13.16%) Terraform
15 25 (13.16%) Social Skills
16 24 (12.63%) Public Sector
16 24 (12.63%) PaaS
16 24 (12.63%) Spring
17 23 (12.11%) SQL
17 23 (12.11%) Kafka
18 22 (11.58%) .NET
19 21 (11.05%) Open Source
19 21 (11.05%) SaaS
20 20 (10.53%) NoSQL
20 20 (10.53%) Ansible

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 7 (3.68%) NServiceBus
2 6 (3.16%) Apache Spark
2 6 (3.16%) Confluence
3 5 (2.63%) Apache
3 5 (2.63%) JBoss
3 5 (2.63%) Mule
3 5 (2.63%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.11%) IIS
5 3 (1.58%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (1.58%) Ethereum
5 3 (1.58%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.58%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.05%) Apache Airflow
6 2 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.05%) nginx
6 2 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.05%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.53%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.11%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.58%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.53%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.53%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.53%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.53%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 100 (52.63%) AWS
2 84 (44.21%) Azure
3 29 (15.26%) GCP
4 24 (12.63%) PaaS
5 21 (11.05%) SaaS
6 18 (9.47%) IaaS
7 10 (5.26%) Azure Service Bus
7 10 (5.26%) Microsoft 365
8 7 (3.68%) Serverless
9 6 (3.16%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (3.16%) GitHub
10 4 (2.11%) Boomi
11 3 (1.58%) Azure Event Grid
11 3 (1.58%) Azure Functions
11 3 (1.58%) iPaaS
11 3 (1.58%) Power Platform
12 2 (1.05%) Amazon S3
12 2 (1.05%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (1.05%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 2 (1.05%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.68%) Firewall
2 6 (3.16%) MPLS
2 6 (3.16%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.63%) DNS
3 5 (2.63%) HTTP
3 5 (2.63%) Kerberos
3 5 (2.63%) LAN
3 5 (2.63%) Network Security
3 5 (2.63%) WAN
4 4 (2.11%) Unified Communications
5 3 (1.58%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (1.58%) IPFS
5 3 (1.58%) Multicast
6 2 (1.05%) BGP
6 2 (1.05%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (1.05%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (1.05%) DMZ
6 2 (1.05%) OSPF
6 2 (1.05%) VoIP
6 2 (1.05%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.53%) NoSQL
2 13 (6.84%) MongoDB
2 13 (6.84%) SQL Server
3 11 (5.79%) Big Data
4 10 (5.26%) DB2
4 10 (5.26%) Hazelcast
5 9 (4.74%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.16%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (3.16%) Amazon Redshift
7 5 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (2.63%) Couchbase
7 5 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.63%) Flink
7 5 (2.63%) OLTP
8 4 (2.11%) Amazon Aurora
8 4 (2.11%) MySQL
9 3 (1.58%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.58%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (1.58%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.58%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (5.26%) JIRA
2 6 (3.16%) Jenkins
2 6 (3.16%) Selenium
3 5 (2.63%) Subversion
4 4 (2.11%) Eclipse
4 4 (2.11%) IntelliJ
4 4 (2.11%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.58%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.58%) JUnit
5 3 (1.58%) Serena SBM
6 2 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.05%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.53%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.53%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.53%) Cypress.io
7 1 (0.53%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.53%) JMeter
7 1 (0.53%) Maven
7 1 (0.53%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.53%) webpack
General
1 35 (18.42%) Finance
2 25 (13.16%) Social Skills
3 24 (12.63%) Public Sector
4 20 (10.53%) Banking
5 8 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.68%) Investment Banking
7 5 (2.63%) Telecoms
8 4 (2.11%) Local Government
8 4 (2.11%) Organisational Skills
8 4 (2.11%) Presentation Skills
9 3 (1.58%) Marketing
10 2 (1.05%) Documentation Skills
10 2 (1.05%) Influencing Skills
10 2 (1.05%) International Banking
10 2 (1.05%) Legal
10 2 (1.05%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.53%) Electronics
11 1 (0.53%) Law
11 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (28.95%) Developer
2 40 (21.05%) Architect
3 24 (12.63%) Java Developer
4 15 (7.89%) DevOps Engineer
5 14 (7.37%) Cloud Architect
6 12 (6.32%) Cloud Engineer
7 10 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 9 (4.74%) Project Manager
9 7 (3.68%) .NET Developer
9 7 (3.68%) AWS DevOps
9 7 (3.68%) Senior Developer
9 7 (3.68%) Senior Java Developer
9 7 (3.68%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (3.16%) Administrator
10 6 (3.16%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 6 (3.16%) AWS Engineer
10 6 (3.16%) Azure Architect
10 6 (3.16%) Consultant
10 6 (3.16%) DBA
10 6 (3.16%) Kubernetes Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (13.16%) REST
2 24 (12.63%) Spring
3 23 (12.11%) Kafka
4 22 (11.58%) .NET
5 15 (7.89%) Web Services
6 14 (7.37%) AngularJS
7 13 (6.84%) Node.js
8 12 (6.32%) Ruby on Rails
9 11 (5.79%) .NET Core
9 11 (5.79%) GraphQL
10 10 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (5.26%) Protocol Buffers
11 9 (4.74%) JSON
12 8 (4.21%) React
12 8 (4.21%) XML
13 7 (3.68%) ASP.NET
13 7 (3.68%) ASP.NET Core
13 7 (3.68%) RabbitMQ
13 7 (3.68%) RESTful
14 6 (3.16%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.37%) Public Cloud
2 10 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (3.68%) Cloud Native
3 7 (3.68%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.63%) Clustering
5 5 (2.63%) Grid Computing
6 4 (2.11%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.58%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.58%) Enterprise Cloud
7 3 (1.58%) Market Risk
7 3 (1.58%) Replication
7 3 (1.58%) User Experience
8 2 (1.05%) CMDB
8 2 (1.05%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.05%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.05%) Tandem
8 2 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 30 (15.79%) Linux
2 18 (9.47%) Unix
3 15 (7.89%) Windows
4 6 (3.16%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.11%) Solaris
6 3 (1.58%) CentOS
7 2 (1.05%) SUSE
7 2 (1.05%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (24.74%) DevOps
2 42 (22.11%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (17.37%) Microservices
4 31 (16.32%) TDD
5 21 (11.05%) Open Source
6 19 (10.00%) BDD
7 16 (8.42%) Continuous Delivery
7 16 (8.42%) Migration
8 15 (7.89%) Fintech
9 12 (6.32%) High Availability
9 12 (6.32%) Performance Tuning
9 12 (6.32%) Scrum
9 12 (6.32%) Technical Architecture
9 12 (6.32%) Unit Testing
10 11 (5.79%) Cybersecurity
10 11 (5.79%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (5.79%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 11 (5.79%) Information Security
10 11 (5.79%) PRINCE2
10 11 (5.79%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 44 (23.16%) Java
2 32 (16.84%) Python
3 23 (12.11%) SQL
4 18 (9.47%) Ruby
5 14 (7.37%) C#
5 14 (7.37%) JavaScript
6 13 (6.84%) Java 8
7 8 (4.21%) Go
7 8 (4.21%) PowerShell
8 7 (3.68%) T-SQL
9 6 (3.16%) Groovy
10 5 (2.63%) C++
11 3 (1.58%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.58%) Scala
11 3 (1.58%) Solidity
12 2 (1.05%) Perl
12 2 (1.05%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.53%) ClojureScript
13 1 (0.53%) PHP
13 1 (0.53%) Rust
Qualifications
1 35 (18.42%) Security Cleared
2 32 (16.84%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.74%) Degree
4 7 (3.68%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (3.68%) CISSP
5 5 (2.63%) CCNA
5 5 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (2.11%) CRISC
7 3 (1.58%) APMP
8 2 (1.05%) ACCA
8 2 (1.05%) CCNP
8 2 (1.05%) CCSA
8 2 (1.05%) CISA
8 2 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.53%) CISM
9 1 (0.53%) CISMP
9 1 (0.53%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.53%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.26%) GDPR
1 10 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (5.26%) NIST
2 7 (3.68%) Cyber Essentials
3 5 (2.63%) QA
4 4 (2.11%) COBIT
4 4 (2.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.05%) PMO
6 1 (0.53%) GRC
6 1 (0.53%) IEC 62304
6 1 (0.53%) IFRS
6 1 (0.53%) ISO 13485
6 1 (0.53%) NCSC
System Software
1 30 (15.79%) Docker
2 15 (7.89%) Active Directory
3 13 (6.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (5.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 10 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.58%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.58%) KVM
5 3 (1.58%) NFS
5 3 (1.58%) Xen
6 2 (1.05%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
6 2 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.05%) Veritas File System
7 1 (0.53%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 34 (17.89%) Kubernetes
2 25 (13.16%) Terraform
3 20 (10.53%) Ansible
4 9 (4.74%) Puppet
5 5 (2.63%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 4 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (2.11%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (1.58%) Control-M
7 3 (1.58%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (1.58%) Icinga
7 3 (1.58%) Netcool
7 3 (1.58%) QRadar
7 3 (1.58%) Tivoli
7 3 (1.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (1.05%) Nessus
8 2 (1.05%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.53%) Kibana
9 1 (0.53%) logstash
9 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 46 (24.21%) Microsoft
2 27 (14.21%) Google
3 15 (7.89%) IBM
4 13 (6.84%) Oracle
4 13 (6.84%) Splunk
4 13 (6.84%) VMware
5 11 (5.79%) AppDynamics
6 9 (4.74%) EMC
7 6 (3.16%) NetApp
7 6 (3.16%) Red Hat
8 5 (2.63%) Dell
9 4 (2.11%) Cisco
9 4 (2.11%) Citrix
9 4 (2.11%) Infoblox
9 4 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (2.11%) ServiceNow
10 3 (1.58%) CyberArk
10 3 (1.58%) Qualys
10 3 (1.58%) SaltStack
10 3 (1.58%) webMethods