Period
to 23 May 2019

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 23 May 2019 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
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 322 323 395
Rank change year-on-year +1 +72 -2
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 289 346 189
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.72% 0.76% 0.48%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.34% 3.15% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 239 118
London median daily rate £513 £550 £505
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.82% +8.91% +1.00%
10th Percentile £350 £400 £361
90th Percentile £710 £704 £650
England median daily rate £500 £530 £500
% change year-on-year -5.66% +6.00% +2.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 9
London median hourly rate £26.83 £30.77 £21.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.80% +45.45% +3.03%
10th Percentile £17.89 £29.22 £13.66
90th Percentile £35.00 £32.33 £31.31
England median hourly rate £24.33 £30.77 £21.16
% change year-on-year -20.93% +45.45% -63.21%

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 12,349 11,000 6,484
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 30.68% 24.11% 16.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,921 8,059 4,756
London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £319
90th Percentile £675 £657 £638
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 98 47
London median hourly rate £27.00 £26.60 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.52% +39.97% -26.92%
10th Percentile £13.80 £14.10 £11.00
90th Percentile £70.00 £90.38 £128.00
England median hourly rate £21.08 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +5.40% +5.26% -6.17%

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 23 May 2019.

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 23 May 2019.

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 23 May 2019. 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 -5 61 £500 - 7
East London -23 8 £575 -8.00%
West London +24 5 £425 - 2
South London +11 3 £466 -6.75% 2
Cloud Computing
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, 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.

1 161 (55.71%) Amazon AWS
2 132 (45.67%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (31.14%) Finance
4 88 (30.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 79 (27.34%) DevOps
6 72 (24.91%) Google
7 67 (23.18%) Python
8 58 (20.07%) Google Cloud Platform
9 57 (19.72%) SQL
10 52 (17.99%) Java
11 49 (16.96%) Microsoft
12 46 (15.92%) Visualisation
13 45 (15.57%) Big Data
13 45 (15.57%) Banking
14 40 (13.84%) Windows
15 39 (13.49%) Continuous Integration
16 37 (12.80%) Data Visualisation
17 36 (12.46%) Linux
17 36 (12.46%) Data Science
18 34 (11.76%) ETL
19 33 (11.42%) Docker
20 32 (11.07%) Data Engineering
21 30 (10.38%) Ansible
21 30 (10.38%) Migration
22 29 (10.03%) Web Services
22 29 (10.03%) NoSQL
22 29 (10.03%) Jenkins
22 29 (10.03%) Analytical Skills
23 28 (9.69%) Data Analysis
24 27 (9.34%) Analytics

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 19 (6.57%) Apache
1 19 (6.57%) Apache Spark
1 19 (6.57%) Cloud Foundry
2 10 (3.46%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (2.42%) Skype for Business
4 5 (1.73%) Apache Pig
4 5 (1.73%) Confluence
4 5 (1.73%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.38%) IIS
6 3 (1.04%) JBoss
6 3 (1.04%) nginx
6 3 (1.04%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.69%) Jetty
7 2 (0.69%) Mongrel
7 2 (0.69%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.69%) SAS
7 2 (0.69%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.35%) Anypoint
8 1 (0.35%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 19 (6.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (4.15%) Spreadsheet
3 7 (2.42%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.69%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.35%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 11 (3.81%) Actimize
2 6 (2.08%) Distributed Ledger
3 2 (0.69%) Magento
3 2 (0.69%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.35%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.35%) Fredhopper
4 1 (0.35%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.35%) Primavera
4 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 161 (55.71%) Amazon AWS
2 88 (30.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 58 (20.07%) Google Cloud Platform
4 25 (8.65%) Amazon S3
5 23 (7.96%) SaaS
6 21 (7.27%) PaaS
7 19 (6.57%) IaaS
8 16 (5.54%) Serverless
9 13 (4.50%) Office 365
10 10 (3.46%) Amazon EMR
10 10 (3.46%) Apigee
11 8 (2.77%) GitHub
12 6 (2.08%) Azure Active Directory
13 5 (1.73%) Amazon Kinesis
14 4 (1.38%) Cloudflare
14 4 (1.38%) Heroku
14 4 (1.38%) OpenShift
15 3 (1.04%) AWS CloudFormation
15 3 (1.04%) Google App Engine
15 3 (1.04%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (7.96%) Firewall
2 22 (7.61%) WAN
3 20 (6.92%) DNS
3 20 (6.92%) LAN
4 9 (3.11%) SSL
5 7 (2.42%) HTTP
5 7 (2.42%) Network Security
5 7 (2.42%) Skype
5 7 (2.42%) VPN
6 5 (1.73%) Internet
6 5 (1.73%) Wireless
7 4 (1.38%) DMZ
8 3 (1.04%) IP Telephony
8 3 (1.04%) MPLS
8 3 (1.04%) Multicast
8 3 (1.04%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.69%) DHCP
9 2 (0.69%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.69%) Telepresence
9 2 (0.69%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (15.57%) Big Data
2 29 (10.03%) NoSQL
3 27 (9.34%) MongoDB
4 25 (8.65%) PostgreSQL
5 24 (8.30%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (6.23%) MySQL
7 17 (5.88%) Hadoop
7 17 (5.88%) InfluxDB
8 12 (4.15%) Apache Cassandra
8 12 (4.15%) Apache Hive
8 12 (4.15%) SQL Server
9 11 (3.81%) Blockchain
10 9 (3.11%) Amazon Redshift
11 8 (2.77%) HBase
11 8 (2.77%) Impala
12 5 (1.73%) Amazon Athena
12 5 (1.73%) CouchDB
12 5 (1.73%) Mahout
12 5 (1.73%) Parquet
13 4 (1.38%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 29 (10.03%) Jenkins
2 19 (6.57%) Git (software)
3 10 (3.46%) JIRA
4 8 (2.77%) Maven
5 7 (2.42%) Subversion
6 5 (1.73%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.38%) Mercurial
8 3 (1.04%) Ant
8 3 (1.04%) MSBuild
8 3 (1.04%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (1.04%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.69%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.69%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.69%) git-flow
9 2 (0.69%) JUnit
9 2 (0.69%) Mocha
9 2 (0.69%) Mockito
9 2 (0.69%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.35%) Gerrit
General
1 90 (31.14%) Finance
2 45 (15.57%) Banking
3 13 (4.50%) Retail
4 11 (3.81%) Retail Banking
5 7 (2.42%) Front Office
5 7 (2.42%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.73%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.73%) Publishing
7 4 (1.38%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.04%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.69%) Back Office
9 2 (0.69%) Electronics
9 2 (0.69%) Games
9 2 (0.69%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.69%) Legal
9 2 (0.69%) Marketing
10 1 (0.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 60 (20.76%) Developer
2 45 (15.57%) Architect
3 35 (12.11%) Analyst
4 29 (10.03%) Data Engineer
5 28 (9.69%) Data Scientist
6 20 (6.92%) DevOps Engineer
7 15 (5.19%) Business Analyst
7 15 (5.19%) Cloud Architect
7 15 (5.19%) Cloud Engineer
8 12 (4.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 12 (4.15%) Java Developer
8 12 (4.15%) Project Manager
9 10 (3.46%) AWS Engineer
9 10 (3.46%) Data Analyst
9 10 (3.46%) Infrastructure Architect
10 9 (3.11%) Consultant
11 8 (2.77%) Active Directory Analyst
11 8 (2.77%) AWS DevOps
11 8 (2.77%) Cloud Developer
11 8 (2.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (10.03%) Web Services
2 18 (6.23%) Servlets
3 16 (5.54%) Spring
4 14 (4.84%) .NET
5 11 (3.81%) Node.js
5 11 (3.81%) React
6 10 (3.46%) Kafka
6 10 (3.46%) REST
6 10 (3.46%) RESTful
7 9 (3.11%) HTML
8 8 (2.77%) CSS
8 8 (2.77%) JAX-RS
8 8 (2.77%) Pandas
9 7 (2.42%) AngularJS
9 7 (2.42%) Hibernate
9 7 (2.42%) J2EE
9 7 (2.42%) RabbitMQ
10 6 (2.08%) .NET Framework
10 6 (2.08%) Apache Camel
10 6 (2.08%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.03%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (7.27%) Data Centre
3 13 (4.50%) Public Cloud
4 11 (3.81%) Robotics
5 7 (2.42%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (2.08%) Data Structures
6 6 (2.08%) Fintech
6 6 (2.08%) Mainframe
7 5 (1.73%) iSeries
7 5 (1.73%) PKI
7 5 (1.73%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (1.38%) Cloud Native
8 4 (1.38%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.38%) Reference Data
8 4 (1.38%) Taxonomies
9 3 (1.04%) Clustering
9 3 (1.04%) EPoS
9 3 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.04%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.04%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 40 (13.84%) Windows
2 36 (12.46%) Linux
3 16 (5.54%) Windows Server
4 10 (3.46%) Unix
5 6 (2.08%) Windows 10
6 4 (1.38%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.04%) CentOS
7 3 (1.04%) Debian
7 3 (1.04%) Fedora
7 3 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.69%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.35%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (45.67%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (27.34%) DevOps
3 46 (15.92%) Visualisation
4 39 (13.49%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (12.80%) Data Visualisation
6 36 (12.46%) Data Science
7 34 (11.76%) ETL
8 32 (11.07%) Data Engineering
9 30 (10.38%) Migration
10 28 (9.69%) Data Analysis
11 27 (9.34%) Analytics
12 26 (9.00%) Microservices
12 26 (9.00%) Scrum
13 25 (8.65%) Infrastructure as Code
14 22 (7.61%) Anti-Money Laundering
14 22 (7.61%) KYC
15 21 (7.27%) Test Automation
16 19 (6.57%) Continuous Delivery
16 19 (6.57%) Software Engineering
17 17 (5.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 67 (23.18%) Python
2 57 (19.72%) SQL
3 52 (17.99%) Java
4 26 (9.00%) JavaScript
5 21 (7.27%) Go
5 21 (7.27%) Ruby
6 17 (5.88%) C#
7 14 (4.84%) R
7 14 (4.84%) Scala
8 11 (3.81%) C++
9 10 (3.46%) PowerShell
10 9 (3.11%) Perl
11 8 (2.77%) Bash Shell
12 6 (2.08%) C
12 6 (2.08%) ES6
12 6 (2.08%) ES7
12 6 (2.08%) Java 8
13 5 (1.73%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.73%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.38%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 24 (8.30%) Security Cleared
2 20 (6.92%) Degree
3 15 (5.19%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.11%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (2.08%) CCNA
5 6 (2.08%) MCSE
5 6 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.73%) Master's Degree
7 4 (1.38%) BC Cleared
7 4 (1.38%) CCNP
8 3 (1.04%) APMP
8 3 (1.04%) CCIE
8 3 (1.04%) CCIE Data Center
8 3 (1.04%) CISSP
9 2 (0.69%) CCNP Voice
9 2 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.69%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.35%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.73%) Disclosure Scotland
1 5 (1.73%) QA
2 4 (1.38%) COBIT
2 4 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.35%) GDPR
3 1 (0.35%) ISO 22301
3 1 (0.35%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (11.42%) Docker
2 26 (9.00%) Active Directory
3 13 (4.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.77%) Apache Flume
4 8 (2.77%) HDFS
5 5 (1.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (1.73%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (1.38%) vSphere
7 3 (1.04%) KVM
7 3 (1.04%) VirtualBox
7 3 (1.04%) Xen
8 2 (0.69%) Firmware
8 2 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 30 (10.38%) Ansible
2 27 (9.34%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (7.61%) Puppet
4 20 (6.92%) Kubernetes
5 18 (6.23%) Terraform
6 8 (2.77%) Hadoop YARN
7 7 (2.42%) SCCM
8 5 (1.73%) Istio
8 5 (1.73%) Kibana
8 5 (1.73%) Oozie
9 4 (1.38%) Packer
10 3 (1.04%) Consul
10 3 (1.04%) Docker Swarm
10 3 (1.04%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 3 (1.04%) Salt
11 2 (0.69%) CASB
11 2 (0.69%) Grafana
11 2 (0.69%) logstash
11 2 (0.69%) Mesos
11 2 (0.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 72 (24.91%) Google
2 49 (16.96%) Microsoft
3 26 (9.00%) Tableau
4 18 (6.23%) VMware
5 17 (5.88%) Oracle
6 15 (5.19%) EMC
7 14 (4.84%) Cisco
8 11 (3.81%) NetApp
8 11 (3.81%) TOWER Software
9 8 (2.77%) Juniper
10 7 (2.42%) Cloudera
10 7 (2.42%) Databricks
10 7 (2.42%) HP
10 7 (2.42%) Talend
11 5 (1.73%) Alteryx
11 5 (1.73%) Aruba
11 5 (1.73%) F5
11 5 (1.73%) SAP
12 4 (1.38%) Red Hat
12 4 (1.38%) Teradata