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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Cloud Foundry
Rank 591 572 535
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -37
Contract jobs citing Cloud Foundry 22 20 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.038% 0.045%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.21% 0.21% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 17 14
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£450 £700 £506
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +38.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £430 £470
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £710 £556
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £700 -
% change year-on-year
-35.71% -
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
10266 9458 8629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.39% 17.87% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6491 5680 4837
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 328 364 438
Average hourly rate £20.80 £18.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £40.25 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

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 3 July 2015.

Cloud Foundry Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Cloud Foundry
Top 6 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 3 July 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -29 22 £450 -35.71% 5
London -10 14 £500 -4.53% 2
West Yorkshire - 8 £450 -
Yorkshire - 8 £450 -
Leeds - 2 £375 -
Brentford - 1 £425 - 1

Cloud Foundry
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 43 (78.18%) Agile Software Development
1 43 (78.18%) Ruby
2 41 (74.55%) Java
3 35 (63.64%) TDD
4 34 (61.82%) QA
5 33 (60.00%) Git (software)
5 33 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 32 (58.18%) VMware
7 31 (56.36%) Pair Programming
8 29 (52.73%) Open Source
9 28 (50.91%) Akamai
9 28 (50.91%) VMware Infrastructure
9 28 (50.91%) JavaScript
10 27 (49.09%) CSS
10 27 (49.09%) HTML
10 27 (49.09%) HTML5
10 27 (49.09%) CSS3
11 23 (41.82%) Sinatra
11 23 (41.82%) Responsive Web Design
11 23 (41.82%) Sass
11 23 (41.82%) Capybara
11 23 (41.82%) TeamCity
11 23 (41.82%) Cucumber
11 23 (41.82%) IntelliJ
11 23 (41.82%) Web Design
11 23 (41.82%) New Relic
11 23 (41.82%) Graylog
12 20 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
13 19 (34.55%) Apache Cassandra
14 18 (32.73%) MongoDB

Cloud Foundry
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 10 (18.18%) MQSeries
2 9 (16.36%) OpenStack
3 4 (7.27%) Node.js
4 3 (5.45%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.64%) CloudStack
6 1 (1.82%) Apache
6 1 (1.82%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 20 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (9.09%) PaaS
2 5 (9.09%) Heroku
2 5 (9.09%) Engine Yard
3 4 (7.27%) OpenShift
4 3 (5.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.91%) DNS
2 4 (7.27%) Firewall
2 4 (7.27%) VLAN
2 4 (7.27%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (34.55%) Apache Cassandra
2 18 (32.73%) MongoDB
3 8 (14.55%) NoSQL
3 8 (14.55%) MySQL
4 7 (12.73%) RDBMS
4 7 (12.73%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.45%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 33 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 23 (41.82%) IntelliJ
2 23 (41.82%) Cucumber
2 23 (41.82%) Capybara
2 23 (41.82%) TeamCity
3 14 (25.45%) Subversion
4 6 (10.91%) Jenkins
5 3 (5.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 2 (3.64%) Finance
1 2 (3.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (74.55%) Developer
2 23 (41.82%) Ruby Developer
3 11 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 9 (16.36%) Agile Java Developer
4 9 (16.36%) Core Java Developer
5 8 (14.55%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) UI Programmer
6 4 (7.27%) UI Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (7.27%) Architect
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Developer
8 1 (1.82%) UX Developer
8 1 (1.82%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (1.82%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 1 (1.82%) Software Developer
8 1 (1.82%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (1.82%) Web Developer
8 1 (1.82%) Consultant
8 1 (1.82%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (49.09%) HTML
1 27 (49.09%) CSS
1 27 (49.09%) HTML5
1 27 (49.09%) CSS3
2 23 (41.82%) Sinatra
2 23 (41.82%) Sass
3 13 (23.64%) Hibernate
3 13 (23.64%) JMS
4 12 (21.82%) Spring
4 12 (21.82%) JAX-RS
5 10 (18.18%) iBATIS
6 9 (16.36%) Spring MVC
6 9 (16.36%) Ehcache
6 9 (16.36%) RESTful
7 7 (12.73%) Web Services
8 6 (10.91%) AngularJS
9 5 (9.09%) MCollective
10 4 (7.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (7.27%) REST
10 4 (7.27%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Device Driver
1 4 (7.27%) Clustering
2 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.82%) Over-the-Top Content
3 1 (1.82%) User Experience
3 1 (1.82%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.64%) Linux
2 7 (12.73%) Windows
3 6 (10.91%) UNIX
4 5 (9.09%) Ubuntu
4 5 (9.09%) CentOS
5 4 (7.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (78.18%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (63.64%) TDD
3 33 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 31 (56.36%) Pair Programming
5 29 (52.73%) Open Source
6 23 (41.82%) Responsive Web Design
6 23 (41.82%) Web Design
7 17 (30.91%) DevOps
8 13 (23.64%) Scrum
9 12 (21.82%) Release Management
9 12 (21.82%) Multithreading
9 12 (21.82%) Mentoring
10 10 (18.18%) SOA
11 9 (16.36%) MVC
11 9 (16.36%) Kanban
11 9 (16.36%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (16.36%) BDD
12 4 (7.27%) Load Balancing
13 3 (5.45%) Configuration Management
13 3 (5.45%) OO
Programming Languages
1 43 (78.18%) Ruby
2 41 (74.55%) Java
3 28 (50.91%) JavaScript
4 14 (25.45%) SQL
5 9 (16.36%) C#
5 9 (16.36%) C++
5 9 (16.36%) Groovy
5 9 (16.36%) Scala
6 7 (12.73%) Python
7 6 (10.91%) Perl
8 4 (7.27%) Shell Script
8 4 (7.27%) Bash Shell
8 4 (7.27%) Korn
9 1 (1.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (32.73%) Degree
2 4 (7.27%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.82%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (61.82%) QA
System Software
1 28 (50.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.82%) Docker
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 23 (41.82%) Graylog
2 11 (20.00%) Puppet
3 7 (12.73%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (10.91%) collectd
4 6 (10.91%) Ansible
4 6 (10.91%) Nagios
5 5 (9.09%) Cobbler
6 4 (7.27%) Salt
7 2 (3.64%) Opsview
7 2 (3.64%) Graphite
8 1 (1.82%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 32 (58.18%) VMware
2 28 (50.91%) Akamai
3 23 (41.82%) New Relic
4 8 (14.55%) Oracle
5 5 (9.09%) Red Hat
6 3 (5.45%) IBM
7 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.82%) Percona
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