Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 326 338 400
Rank change year-on-year +12 +62 -9
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 181 304 234
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.63% 0.69% 0.50%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.84% 2.39% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 207 165
London median daily rate £538 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.27% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £385 £388 £410
90th Percentile £700 £750 £716
England median daily rate £525 £525 £550
% change year-on-year - -4.55% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
London median hourly rate - £26.83 £32.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -18.41% +65.09%
England median hourly rate £19.00 £24.33 £30.77
% change year-on-year -21.91% -20.93% +31.16%

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 9,813 12,706 10,085
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 34.33% 28.84% 21.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,090 9,299 7,540
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £313 £340 £313
90th Percentile £695 £675 £650
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 87 89
London median hourly rate £27.00 £22.50 £26.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -15.97% +11.56%
10th Percentile £18.50 £12.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £78.75 £59.68 £65.25
England median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +22.86% -12.50% +5.26%

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 20 February 2020.

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 20 February 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 +61 49 £550 - 31
East London +56 4 £563 -6.25% 9
South London +31 3 £413 -18.52% 6
Cloud Computing
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 86 (47.51%) AWS
2 73 (40.33%) Azure
3 65 (35.91%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (34.25%) DevOps
5 43 (23.76%) Python
6 39 (21.55%) Web Services
7 38 (20.99%) Java
8 36 (19.89%) Linux
8 36 (19.89%) GCP
8 36 (19.89%) Continuous Integration
9 32 (17.68%) Ansible
9 32 (17.68%) Machine Learning
9 32 (17.68%) Jenkins
9 32 (17.68%) HTML
10 31 (17.13%) SQL
11 30 (16.57%) Puppet
12 29 (16.02%) C#
12 29 (16.02%) JavaScript
12 29 (16.02%) Windows
12 29 (16.02%) Degree
13 28 (15.47%) Google
13 28 (15.47%) Artificial Intelligence
13 28 (15.47%) Terraform
14 27 (14.92%) Finance
15 26 (14.36%) Docker
16 25 (13.81%) Opscode Chef
16 25 (13.81%) Computer Science
17 24 (13.26%) XML
17 24 (13.26%) .NET
17 24 (13.26%) Software Engineering

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 21 (11.60%) Jupyter
2 9 (4.97%) Apache Spark
3 6 (3.31%) Apache
3 6 (3.31%) Confluence
4 4 (2.21%) IIS
5 3 (1.66%) ColdFusion
5 3 (1.66%) nginx
5 3 (1.66%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.10%) NServiceBus
6 2 (1.10%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.10%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.55%) CMS
7 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.66%) FINCAD Analytics
1 3 (1.66%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.55%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (0.55%) SAP CAR
2 1 (0.55%) SAP Retail
2 1 (0.55%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 86 (47.51%) AWS
2 73 (40.33%) Azure
3 36 (19.89%) GCP
4 19 (10.50%) IaaS
5 16 (8.84%) GitHub
5 16 (8.84%) PaaS
6 13 (7.18%) Amazon S3
6 13 (7.18%) Serverless
7 9 (4.97%) AWS Lambda
8 8 (4.42%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (4.42%) SaaS
9 6 (3.31%) Amazon SQS
9 6 (3.31%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (2.21%) Amazon ECS
10 4 (2.21%) AWS CodeDeploy
10 4 (2.21%) AWS CodePipeline
10 4 (2.21%) AWS Fargate
10 4 (2.21%) CloudFront
10 4 (2.21%) Office 365
11 3 (1.66%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.52%) Firewall
2 8 (4.42%) DNS
3 6 (3.31%) VPN
3 6 (3.31%) WAN
4 5 (2.76%) Internet
4 5 (2.76%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.21%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (2.21%) MPLS
6 3 (1.66%) LAN
6 3 (1.66%) NAS
6 3 (1.66%) Wireless
7 2 (1.10%) DHCP
7 2 (1.10%) Multicast
7 2 (1.10%) SSL
7 2 (1.10%) VPLS
7 2 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.10%) X.509
8 1 (0.55%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.55%) LTE
8 1 (0.55%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.71%) NoSQL
2 17 (9.39%) SQL Server
3 15 (8.29%) MySQL
4 14 (7.73%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (5.52%) Big Data
5 10 (5.52%) Relational Database
6 9 (4.97%) RDBMS
7 8 (4.42%) MongoDB
8 7 (3.87%) Amazon RDS
8 7 (3.87%) Hadoop
8 7 (3.87%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (2.76%) Redis
10 4 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (2.21%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (1.66%) Amazon Athena
11 3 (1.66%) Amazon Aurora
11 3 (1.66%) Data Lake
11 3 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.66%) KDB
11 3 (1.66%) Presto
Development Applications
1 32 (17.68%) Jenkins
2 18 (9.94%) Git (software)
3 12 (6.63%) JIRA
4 8 (4.42%) Visual Studio
4 8 (4.42%) Visual Studio Team System
5 7 (3.87%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (3.31%) Maven
7 4 (2.21%) Cucumber
7 4 (2.21%) Selenium
8 3 (1.66%) Gradle
9 2 (1.10%) git-flow
9 2 (1.10%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (1.10%) Subversion
9 2 (1.10%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.55%) Fiddler
10 1 (0.55%) Postman
10 1 (0.55%) RStudio
10 1 (0.55%) Serena SBM
10 1 (0.55%) webpack
10 1 (0.55%) Zephyr
General
1 27 (14.92%) Finance
2 22 (12.15%) Publishing
3 9 (4.97%) Front Office
4 8 (4.42%) Law
5 7 (3.87%) Games
6 6 (3.31%) Banking
7 5 (2.76%) Marketing
7 5 (2.76%) Retail
8 4 (2.21%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.10%) Back Office
9 2 (1.10%) Billing
9 2 (1.10%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.10%) Legal
10 1 (0.55%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.55%) Public Sector
10 1 (0.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (26.52%) Developer
2 27 (14.92%) Architect
3 18 (9.94%) DevOps Engineer
4 15 (8.29%) Cloud Engineer
5 13 (7.18%) Senior Developer
6 11 (6.08%) Virtualisation Architect
7 9 (4.97%) Azure Engineer
7 9 (4.97%) Data Engineer
8 8 (4.42%) Analyst
8 8 (4.42%) AWS Engineer
9 7 (3.87%) .NET Developer
9 7 (3.87%) Automation Engineer
9 7 (3.87%) AWS DevOps
9 7 (3.87%) Azure DevOps
9 7 (3.87%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 7 (3.87%) Cloud Automation Engineer
9 7 (3.87%) DevOps Automation Engineer
10 6 (3.31%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 6 (3.31%) Backend Developer
10 6 (3.31%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (21.55%) Web Services
2 32 (17.68%) HTML
3 24 (13.26%) .NET
3 24 (13.26%) TensorFlow
3 24 (13.26%) XML
4 15 (8.29%) Node.js
5 11 (6.08%) CSS
6 10 (5.52%) AngularJS
6 10 (5.52%) React
7 9 (4.97%) Ruby on Rails
8 7 (3.87%) NumPy
8 7 (3.87%) RESTful
9 6 (3.31%) Middleware
10 5 (2.76%) .NET Core
10 5 (2.76%) HTML5
11 4 (2.21%) CSS3
11 4 (2.21%) LAMP
11 4 (2.21%) Pandas
11 4 (2.21%) Redux
11 4 (2.21%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.39%) Public Cloud
2 13 (7.18%) Enterprise Storage
3 11 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.08%) Data Centre
3 11 (6.08%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (4.42%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.42%) User Experience
5 7 (3.87%) Algorithms
6 6 (3.31%) Derivative
7 5 (2.76%) Data Structures
7 5 (2.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (2.76%) Private Cloud
7 5 (2.76%) Social Media
8 4 (2.21%) Cloud Native
8 4 (2.21%) Clustering
8 4 (2.21%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (2.21%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.66%) Fixed Income
9 3 (1.66%) PKI
9 3 (1.66%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 36 (19.89%) Linux
2 29 (16.02%) Windows
3 21 (11.60%) Windows Server
4 12 (6.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.21%) Unix
6 2 (1.10%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.55%) Solaris
7 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (35.91%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (34.25%) DevOps
3 36 (19.89%) Continuous Integration
4 32 (17.68%) Machine Learning
5 28 (15.47%) Artificial Intelligence
6 25 (13.81%) Computer Science
7 24 (13.26%) Software Engineering
8 23 (12.71%) Migration
9 22 (12.15%) Microservices
10 21 (11.60%) Infrastructure as Code
11 20 (11.05%) Mathematics
11 20 (11.05%) TDD
12 19 (10.50%) Scrum
13 18 (9.94%) Test Automation
14 17 (9.39%) Analytics
14 17 (9.39%) Continuous Delivery
15 15 (8.29%) Content Writing
15 15 (8.29%) Continuous Deployment
15 15 (8.29%) Kanban
16 14 (7.73%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 43 (23.76%) Python
2 38 (20.99%) Java
3 31 (17.13%) SQL
4 29 (16.02%) C#
4 29 (16.02%) JavaScript
5 18 (9.94%) PowerShell
6 17 (9.39%) Ruby
7 12 (6.63%) C++
8 8 (4.42%) Bash Shell
9 7 (3.87%) Go
10 6 (3.31%) C
10 6 (3.31%) PHP
11 5 (2.76%) Scala
12 4 (2.21%) R
12 4 (2.21%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.66%) TypeScript
14 2 (1.10%) ES6
14 2 (1.10%) ES7
14 2 (1.10%) Perl
14 2 (1.10%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (16.02%) Degree
2 8 (4.42%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (3.87%) CCNA
3 7 (3.87%) Security Cleared
4 6 (3.31%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.10%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.10%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.55%) CCNP
6 1 (0.55%) CISM
6 1 (0.55%) CISSP
6 1 (0.55%) ISEB
6 1 (0.55%) ISSMP
6 1 (0.55%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.55%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.21%) COBIT
3 3 (1.66%) QA
4 1 (0.55%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.55%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.55%) NIST
4 1 (0.55%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.55%) RMADS
4 1 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (14.36%) Docker
2 19 (10.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.87%) Active Directory
3 7 (3.87%) VMware NSX
3 7 (3.87%) vSphere
4 5 (2.76%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (1.66%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 32 (17.68%) Ansible
2 30 (16.57%) Puppet
3 28 (15.47%) Terraform
4 25 (13.81%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (8.29%) Kubernetes
6 7 (3.87%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 3 (1.66%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.10%) Control-M
8 2 (1.10%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.55%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.55%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 1 (0.55%) Graphite
9 1 (0.55%) Nagios
9 1 (0.55%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.55%) QRadar
9 1 (0.55%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.55%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 28 (15.47%) Google
2 19 (10.50%) Microsoft
2 19 (10.50%) VMware
3 18 (9.94%) Oracle
4 10 (5.52%) TOWER Software
5 8 (4.42%) Cisco
5 8 (4.42%) Citrix
6 5 (2.76%) Hitachi
6 5 (2.76%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.66%) Bloomberg
7 3 (1.66%) Brocade
7 3 (1.66%) Dell
7 3 (1.66%) F5
7 3 (1.66%) Isilon
7 3 (1.66%) ServiceNow
7 3 (1.66%) Tableau
7 3 (1.66%) Veritas
8 2 (1.10%) Alibaba
8 2 (1.10%) CyberArk
8 2 (1.10%) Neustar