The table below looks at the statistics for Cloud Foundry skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cloud Foundry over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Cloud Foundry
Rank 584 538 592
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +54
Contract jobs citing Cloud Foundry 22 36 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.068% 0.002%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.22% 0.39% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 29 1
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£488 £463 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% -26.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £568 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
10222 9225 10228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.68% 17.47% 17.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6147 5459 5730
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £217 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 409 371 503
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.70 £38.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

Cloud Foundry
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cloud Foundry within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Cloud Foundry Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cloud Foundry
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cloud Foundry within the UK.

Cloud Foundry Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Cloud Foundry
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cloud Foundry within the UK over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Cloud Foundry Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Cloud Foundry
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Foundry within the UK over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -51 22 £488 +5.40% 3
London -13 18 £488 +5.40% 3
Surrey - 3 £710 -
South East - 3 £710 -
City of London +19 1 £395 -15.95% 1

Cloud Foundry
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Cloud Foundry also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cloud Foundry.

1 35 (83.33%) Ruby
2 31 (73.81%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (71.43%) Java
4 20 (47.62%) Open Source
5 19 (45.24%) JavaScript
6 18 (42.86%) HTML
6 18 (42.86%) TDD
7 17 (40.48%) Akamai
8 16 (38.10%) Cucumber
8 16 (38.10%) Sinatra
9 13 (30.95%) Web Design
9 13 (30.95%) CSS
9 13 (30.95%) CSS3
9 13 (30.95%) HTML5
9 13 (30.95%) TeamCity
9 13 (30.95%) Git (software)
9 13 (30.95%) Responsive Web Design
9 13 (30.95%) Sass
9 13 (30.95%) Capybara
10 12 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
11 11 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (26.19%) Degree
11 11 (26.19%) VMware
11 11 (26.19%) Amazon AWS
12 10 (23.81%) Apache Cassandra
12 10 (23.81%) New Relic
12 10 (23.81%) Graylog2
12 10 (23.81%) Web Services
12 10 (23.81%) IntelliJ

Cloud Foundry
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Cloud Foundry also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cloud Foundry. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (19.05%) Apache
1 8 (19.05%) Tomcat
2 7 (16.67%) nginx
2 7 (16.67%) Node.js
2 7 (16.67%) CloudStack
3 2 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.76%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.38%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.38%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 11 (26.19%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (21.43%) PaaS
3 6 (14.29%) IaaS
4 2 (4.76%) OpenShift
4 2 (4.76%) Heroku
4 2 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (4.76%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.05%) DNS
2 2 (4.76%) LDAP
2 2 (4.76%) SMTP
3 1 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.81%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (9.52%) Hadoop
2 4 (9.52%) Big Data
3 3 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.76%) HBase
4 2 (4.76%) Voldemort
4 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.76%) MySQL
5 1 (2.38%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (38.10%) Cucumber
2 13 (30.95%) Capybara
2 13 (30.95%) TeamCity
2 13 (30.95%) Git (software)
3 10 (23.81%) IntelliJ
4 3 (7.14%) WATIR
4 3 (7.14%) RSpec
General
1 8 (19.05%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (45.24%) Developer
2 14 (33.33%) Ruby Developer
3 8 (19.05%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Architect
5 5 (11.90%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (9.52%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
8 2 (4.76%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Scala Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Windows Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) Web Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Senior Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) Java Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Cloud Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (42.86%) HTML
2 16 (38.10%) Sinatra
3 13 (30.95%) HTML5
3 13 (30.95%) CSS3
3 13 (30.95%) Sass
3 13 (30.95%) CSS
4 12 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
5 10 (23.81%) Web Services
6 7 (16.67%) Spring
7 6 (14.29%) .NET
8 2 (4.76%) Lucene
8 2 (4.76%) RESTful
8 2 (4.76%) HornetQ
8 2 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (2.38%) REST
9 1 (2.38%) Akka
9 1 (2.38%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (47.62%) Open Source
2 2 (4.76%) Video on Demand
2 2 (4.76%) N-Tier
2 2 (4.76%) Streaming Video
2 2 (4.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.43%) Linux
2 7 (16.67%) UNIX
3 2 (4.76%) Windows
4 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (73.81%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (42.86%) TDD
3 13 (30.95%) Web Design
3 13 (30.95%) Responsive Web Design
4 12 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (21.43%) DevOps
6 7 (16.67%) Pair Programming
7 6 (14.29%) Security Management
8 5 (11.90%) BDD
9 4 (9.52%) Scrum
10 3 (7.14%) Test Automation
10 3 (7.14%) ITIL
11 2 (4.76%) OOP
11 2 (4.76%) Project Management
11 2 (4.76%) Migration
11 2 (4.76%) Content Management
11 2 (4.76%) Kanban
12 1 (2.38%) ITIL V3
12 1 (2.38%) Workflow
12 1 (2.38%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (83.33%) Ruby
2 30 (71.43%) Java
3 19 (45.24%) JavaScript
4 6 (14.29%) Perl
5 3 (7.14%) Scala
5 3 (7.14%) Golang
5 3 (7.14%) Python
6 2 (4.76%) SQL
6 2 (4.76%) C
6 2 (4.76%) C#
6 2 (4.76%) C++
7 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (26.19%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) VCAP
2 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 11 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.38%) vSphere
2 1 (2.38%) vCloud
2 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (23.81%) Nagios
1 10 (23.81%) Graylog2
2 8 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (16.67%) collectd
3 7 (16.67%) Ansible
3 7 (16.67%) Opsview
4 3 (7.14%) ZABBIX
5 1 (2.38%) Puppet
5 1 (2.38%) logstash
Vendors
1 17 (40.48%) Akamai
2 11 (26.19%) VMware
3 10 (23.81%) New Relic
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.38%) Vyatta
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