Period
to 31 March 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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 332 341 353
Rank change year-on-year +9 +12 +32
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 146 300 318
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.57% 0.71% 0.68%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.68% 2.35% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 212 229
Median daily rate £525 £536 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.10% -2.50% +10.00%
10th Percentile £394 £350 £413
90th Percentile £700 £724 £725
England median daily rate £500 £525 £550
% change year-on-year -4.76% -4.55% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Median hourly rate - £26.83 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -23.34% +65.45%
England median hourly rate £19.50 £24.33 £35.00
% change year-on-year -19.85% -30.49% +45.36%

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 8,679 12,776 10,729
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 33.99% 30.06% 22.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,257 9,316 7,926
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £320 £350 £315
90th Percentile £699 £675 £650
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 85 90
Median hourly rate £35.00 £23.84 £26.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.84% -10.68% +25.12%
10th Percentile £18.50 £12.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £78.75 £70.00 £53.65
Median hourly rate £24.10 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +30.26% -7.50% +5.26%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 +69 34 £563 +12.50% 20
East London +50 4 £538 -6.52% 3
West London +39 3 £563 +64.23% 6
South London +28 3 £413 -17.50% 5
Cloud Computing
England

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 68 (46.58%) AWS
2 59 (40.41%) Azure
3 51 (34.93%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (34.25%) DevOps
5 38 (26.03%) Python
6 34 (23.29%) Web Services
7 33 (22.60%) Machine Learning
8 32 (21.92%) GCP
9 31 (21.23%) Java
10 30 (20.55%) Continuous Integration
11 29 (19.86%) Ansible
12 28 (19.18%) Artificial Intelligence
13 27 (18.49%) Google
13 27 (18.49%) Jenkins
14 26 (17.81%) Puppet
14 26 (17.81%) HTML
14 26 (17.81%) Linux
15 24 (16.44%) SQL
15 24 (16.44%) XML
15 24 (16.44%) Windows
15 24 (16.44%) Software Engineering
15 24 (16.44%) Terraform
16 23 (15.75%) Infrastructure as Code
17 22 (15.07%) TensorFlow
17 22 (15.07%) Opscode Chef
17 22 (15.07%) Publishing
18 21 (14.38%) Finance
18 21 (14.38%) Degree
18 21 (14.38%) Computer Science
18 21 (14.38%) Docker

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 20 (13.70%) Jupyter
2 7 (4.79%) Apache Spark
3 5 (3.42%) Confluence
4 3 (2.05%) Apache
4 3 (2.05%) ColdFusion
4 3 (2.05%) IIS
4 3 (2.05%) nginx
4 3 (2.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (2.05%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.05%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.05%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.37%) CMS
5 2 (1.37%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 3 (2.05%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.68%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 68 (46.58%) AWS
2 59 (40.41%) Azure
3 32 (21.92%) GCP
4 18 (12.33%) IaaS
5 14 (9.59%) PaaS
6 10 (6.85%) GitHub
7 9 (6.16%) SaaS
8 8 (5.48%) Amazon S3
9 6 (4.11%) Serverless
10 5 (3.42%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (3.42%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (2.05%) Akamai
11 3 (2.05%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (2.05%) Force.com
11 3 (2.05%) Office 365
11 3 (2.05%) OpenShift
12 2 (1.37%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (1.37%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 2 (1.37%) Power Platform
12 2 (1.37%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.53%) Firewall
2 7 (4.79%) TCP/IP
3 6 (4.11%) VPN
4 5 (3.42%) DNS
5 4 (2.74%) Internet
5 4 (2.74%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (2.74%) MPLS
5 4 (2.74%) WAN
6 3 (2.05%) NAS
7 2 (1.37%) 5G
7 2 (1.37%) DHCP
7 2 (1.37%) HTTP
7 2 (1.37%) Multicast
7 2 (1.37%) VPLS
7 2 (1.37%) Wireless
7 2 (1.37%) X.509
8 1 (0.68%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.68%) LAN
8 1 (0.68%) OSPF
8 1 (0.68%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.22%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.53%) NoSQL
2 11 (7.53%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (6.16%) Big Data
3 9 (6.16%) MySQL
3 9 (6.16%) RDBMS
3 9 (6.16%) Relational Database
4 7 (4.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (4.11%) MongoDB
6 5 (3.42%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (2.74%) Hadoop
7 4 (2.74%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.74%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (1.37%) BigQuery
8 2 (1.37%) InfluxDB
8 2 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.37%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (1.37%) Power BI
8 2 (1.37%) Redis
Development Applications
1 27 (18.49%) Jenkins
2 11 (7.53%) Git (software)
3 8 (5.48%) JIRA
4 5 (3.42%) Maven
4 5 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (3.42%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (2.74%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.37%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.37%) Selenium
6 2 (1.37%) Subversion
6 2 (1.37%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.68%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.68%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.68%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.68%) GitLab
7 1 (0.68%) Mocha
7 1 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.68%) Postman
7 1 (0.68%) webpack
7 1 (0.68%) Zephyr
General
1 22 (15.07%) Publishing
2 21 (14.38%) Finance
3 7 (4.79%) Front Office
4 6 (4.11%) Banking
5 5 (3.42%) Games
6 4 (2.74%) Marketing
7 3 (2.05%) Legal
7 3 (2.05%) Retail
7 3 (2.05%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.37%) Back Office
8 2 (1.37%) Billing
8 2 (1.37%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.37%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.37%) Law
8 2 (1.37%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (24.66%) Developer
2 24 (16.44%) Architect
3 13 (8.90%) DevOps Engineer
4 12 (8.22%) Cloud Engineer
5 11 (7.53%) Senior Developer
6 10 (6.85%) Virtualisation Architect
7 7 (4.79%) Azure Engineer
8 6 (4.11%) Analyst
8 6 (4.11%) AWS Engineer
8 6 (4.11%) Backend Developer
8 6 (4.11%) Python Developer
8 6 (4.11%) Security Architect
9 5 (3.42%) AWS DevOps
9 5 (3.42%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 5 (3.42%) Consultant
9 5 (3.42%) Data Engineer
9 5 (3.42%) Platform Architect
9 5 (3.42%) Senior Backend Developer
9 5 (3.42%) Technical Architect
9 5 (3.42%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (23.29%) Web Services
2 26 (17.81%) HTML
3 24 (16.44%) XML
4 22 (15.07%) TensorFlow
5 18 (12.33%) .NET
6 9 (6.16%) Node.js
6 9 (6.16%) Ruby on Rails
7 8 (5.48%) NumPy
8 7 (4.79%) Middleware
9 6 (4.11%) AngularJS
9 6 (4.11%) RESTful
10 5 (3.42%) CSS
10 5 (3.42%) Kafka
11 4 (2.74%) HTML5
11 4 (2.74%) Natural Language Processing
11 4 (2.74%) Pandas
11 4 (2.74%) React
11 4 (2.74%) SciPy
12 3 (2.05%) CSS3
12 3 (2.05%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.90%) Enterprise Storage
2 13 (8.90%) Public Cloud
3 8 (5.48%) Data Centre
3 8 (5.48%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (4.11%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.42%) Cloud Native
5 5 (3.42%) Derivative
5 5 (3.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (3.42%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (3.42%) Social Media
5 5 (3.42%) User Experience
6 4 (2.74%) Clustering
7 3 (2.05%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.05%) Private Cloud
7 3 (2.05%) Replication
8 2 (1.37%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.37%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 26 (17.81%) Linux
2 24 (16.44%) Windows
3 17 (11.64%) Windows Server
4 8 (5.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.42%) Unix
6 2 (1.37%) Solaris
7 1 (0.68%) VMS
7 1 (0.68%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (34.93%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (34.25%) DevOps
3 33 (22.60%) Machine Learning
4 30 (20.55%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (19.18%) Artificial Intelligence
6 24 (16.44%) Software Engineering
7 23 (15.75%) Infrastructure as Code
8 21 (14.38%) Computer Science
9 19 (13.01%) Mathematics
10 18 (12.33%) Migration
11 16 (10.96%) Analytics
11 16 (10.96%) Scrum
12 15 (10.27%) Content Writing
12 15 (10.27%) Continuous Delivery
12 15 (10.27%) Kanban
13 13 (8.90%) Information Security
13 13 (8.90%) Problem-Solving
13 13 (8.90%) Risk Management
14 12 (8.22%) Configuration Management
14 12 (8.22%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 38 (26.03%) Python
2 31 (21.23%) Java
3 24 (16.44%) SQL
4 15 (10.27%) C#
4 15 (10.27%) JavaScript
4 15 (10.27%) Ruby
5 12 (8.22%) PowerShell
6 9 (6.16%) C++
7 5 (3.42%) Bash Shell
7 5 (3.42%) C
8 4 (2.74%) Go
9 3 (2.05%) Apex Code
9 3 (2.05%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.05%) R
9 3 (2.05%) Scala
10 2 (1.37%) Perl
10 2 (1.37%) PHP
10 2 (1.37%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.37%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.68%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 21 (14.38%) Degree
2 9 (6.16%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (5.48%) CCNA
3 8 (5.48%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.42%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.05%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.37%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.37%) CISM
6 2 (1.37%) CISSP
6 2 (1.37%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.68%) CCNP
7 1 (0.68%) CISA
7 1 (0.68%) CSSLP
7 1 (0.68%) ISEB
7 1 (0.68%) ISSMP
7 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.74%) COBIT
1 4 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.68%) ISO 22301
2 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (0.68%) NIST
2 1 (0.68%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) RMADS
2 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (14.38%) Docker
2 15 (10.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.48%) VMware NSX
3 8 (5.48%) vSphere
4 7 (4.79%) Active Directory
5 5 (3.42%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (2.05%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 29 (19.86%) Ansible
2 26 (17.81%) Puppet
3 24 (16.44%) Terraform
4 22 (15.07%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (9.59%) Kubernetes
6 8 (5.48%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 3 (2.05%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.37%) Control-M
8 2 (1.37%) Data Guard
8 2 (1.37%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.68%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 1 (0.68%) Grafana
9 1 (0.68%) Graphite
9 1 (0.68%) Kibana
9 1 (0.68%) Nagios
9 1 (0.68%) QRadar
9 1 (0.68%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.68%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 27 (18.49%) Google
2 18 (12.33%) Oracle
3 15 (10.27%) VMware
4 13 (8.90%) Microsoft
5 11 (7.53%) TOWER Software
6 5 (3.42%) Cisco
6 5 (3.42%) Citrix
6 5 (3.42%) Hitachi
6 5 (3.42%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.74%) MuleSoft
8 3 (2.05%) Brocade
8 3 (2.05%) Dell
8 3 (2.05%) F5
8 3 (2.05%) Isilon
8 3 (2.05%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.05%) Splunk
8 3 (2.05%) StreamSets
8 3 (2.05%) Tableau
8 3 (2.05%) Veritas
9 2 (1.37%) Qualys