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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Cloud Foundry
Rank 559 572 556
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -16
Contract jobs citing Cloud Foundry 64 21 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.041% 0.040%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.69% 0.23% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 17 18
Average daily rate £525 £550 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +18.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £425 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £580 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 - £450
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
9231 9186 8902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.21% 17.96% 17.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5999 5690 5246
Average daily rate £410 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 233 317 310
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.88 £39.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 13 February 2016.

Cloud Foundry Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Cloud Foundry
Top 7 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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +47 64 £525 -4.54% 9
London +30 53 £525 -4.54% 5
South East - 11 £600 - 2
Kent - 8 £598 - 2
City of London +52 6 £488 -13.71%
Surrey - 3 £600 -
Tonbridge - 2 £613 - 1

Cloud Foundry
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 53 (58.24%) DevOps
2 44 (48.35%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (47.25%) OpenStack
4 36 (39.56%) vSphere
4 36 (39.56%) Java
5 33 (36.26%) Finance
6 32 (35.16%) VMware
7 30 (32.97%) Bash Shell
8 29 (31.87%) Python
9 23 (25.27%) Open Source
10 22 (24.18%) Web Services
11 21 (23.08%) Ruby
11 21 (23.08%) PaaS
11 21 (23.08%) Apache Cassandra
11 21 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
12 19 (20.88%) Puppet
12 19 (20.88%) Linux
13 17 (18.68%) Migration
13 17 (18.68%) IBM
14 16 (17.58%) Microsoft
14 16 (17.58%) Microsoft Azure
14 16 (17.58%) Jenkins
14 16 (17.58%) Coaching
15 15 (16.48%) Public Cloud
16 14 (15.38%) IaaS
16 14 (15.38%) Splunk
16 14 (15.38%) TDD
17 13 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
18 11 (12.09%) Heroku
19 10 (10.99%) High Availability

Cloud Foundry
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 43 (47.25%) OpenStack
2 9 (9.89%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (7.69%) Node.js
4 5 (5.49%) Apache
5 4 (4.40%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.20%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.10%) Confluence
7 1 (1.10%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.10%) SAS
7 1 (1.10%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 44 (48.35%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (23.08%) PaaS
3 16 (17.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (15.38%) IaaS
5 11 (12.09%) Heroku
6 5 (5.49%) SoftLayer
7 4 (4.40%) SaaS
7 4 (4.40%) Sumo Logic
8 2 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (2.20%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (2.20%) OpenShift
9 1 (1.10%) Bluemix
9 1 (1.10%) Force.com
9 1 (1.10%) GitHub
9 1 (1.10%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
1 7 (7.69%) SAN
2 4 (4.40%) SNMP
2 4 (4.40%) SSL
2 4 (4.40%) VPN
2 4 (4.40%) Wireless
3 3 (3.30%) Internet
4 2 (2.20%) AMQP
4 2 (2.20%) Firewall
5 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (23.08%) Apache Cassandra
2 9 (9.89%) Hadoop
3 8 (8.79%) Redis
4 4 (4.40%) Neo4j
4 4 (4.40%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.30%) Big Data
6 1 (1.10%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.10%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (17.58%) Jenkins
2 10 (10.99%) Git (software)
3 8 (8.79%) Sonatype Nexus
4 7 (7.69%) Maven
5 6 (6.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (4.40%) Vagrant
7 3 (3.30%) JIRA
8 1 (1.10%) Gradle
8 1 (1.10%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.10%) Subversion
8 1 (1.10%) TeamCity
General
1 33 (36.26%) Finance
2 5 (5.49%) Banking
3 4 (4.40%) Games
4 2 (2.20%) Legal
4 2 (2.20%) Publishing
5 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.10%) Retail
5 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (29.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (19.78%) Developer
3 17 (18.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (13.19%) Cloud Engineer
5 9 (9.89%) Consultant
6 8 (8.79%) Support Specialist
7 7 (7.69%) Architect
8 6 (6.59%) Automation Engineer
8 6 (6.59%) Cloud Architect
9 5 (5.49%) Java Developer
9 5 (5.49%) Software Engineer
10 4 (4.40%) Development Consultant
10 4 (4.40%) Integration Consultant
10 4 (4.40%) Java Engineer
11 3 (3.30%) Cloud Developer
11 3 (3.30%) DevOps Consultant
11 3 (3.30%) Software Developer
12 2 (2.20%) Data Architect
12 2 (2.20%) Senior Manager
12 2 (2.20%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (24.18%) Web Services
2 13 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
3 7 (7.69%) Spring
4 6 (6.59%) Kafka
4 6 (6.59%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (4.40%) Grails
6 3 (3.30%) JMS
7 1 (1.10%) COM
7 1 (1.10%) Ehcache
7 1 (1.10%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.10%) iBATIS
7 1 (1.10%) Java EE
7 1 (1.10%) JAX-RS
7 1 (1.10%) Middleware
7 1 (1.10%) OpenDaylight
7 1 (1.10%) RESTful
7 1 (1.10%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.48%) Public Cloud
2 9 (9.89%) Data Centre
2 9 (9.89%) Private Cloud
3 4 (4.40%) Cryptography
3 4 (4.40%) PKI
3 4 (4.40%) Statistics
4 3 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.30%) Internet of Things
5 2 (2.20%) User Experience
6 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.10%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 19 (20.88%) Linux
2 10 (10.99%) Windows
3 1 (1.10%) CentOS
3 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.10%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (58.24%) DevOps
2 23 (25.27%) Open Source
3 21 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
4 17 (18.68%) Migration
5 16 (17.58%) Coaching
6 14 (15.38%) TDD
7 10 (10.99%) API Development
7 10 (10.99%) High Availability
7 10 (10.99%) Software Engineering
8 9 (9.89%) Analytics
8 9 (9.89%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (6.59%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (5.49%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (4.40%) Computer Security
12 4 (4.40%) E-Commerce
13 3 (3.30%) Configuration Management
13 3 (3.30%) Extreme Programming
13 3 (3.30%) TOGAF
14 2 (2.20%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (39.56%) Java
2 30 (32.97%) Bash Shell
3 29 (31.87%) Python
4 21 (23.08%) Ruby
5 9 (9.89%) Go
6 7 (7.69%) Groovy
7 6 (6.59%) PHP
8 3 (3.30%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.20%) R
10 1 (1.10%) C#
10 1 (1.10%) C++
10 1 (1.10%) Scala
10 1 (1.10%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (8.79%) Degree
2 1 (1.10%) BC Cleared
2 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.10%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 36 (39.56%) vSphere
2 10 (10.99%) Docker
2 10 (10.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (9.89%) VMware ESX
4 7 (7.69%) NFS
5 3 (3.30%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 19 (20.88%) Puppet
2 9 (9.89%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (7.69%) Kubernetes
4 6 (6.59%) Nagios
5 4 (4.40%) Ansible
6 3 (3.30%) Mesos
7 2 (2.20%) Cacti
7 2 (2.20%) Ganglia
7 2 (2.20%) Graphite
7 2 (2.20%) HP SiteScope
7 2 (2.20%) Hyperic
7 2 (2.20%) logstash
7 2 (2.20%) OpenView
Vendors
1 32 (35.16%) VMware
2 17 (18.68%) IBM
3 16 (17.58%) Microsoft
4 14 (15.38%) Splunk
5 7 (7.69%) Cisco
5 7 (7.69%) F5
5 7 (7.69%) Oracle
6 4 (4.40%) New Relic
7 3 (3.30%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.20%) HP
8 2 (2.20%) Rackspace
9 1 (1.10%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.10%) Google
9 1 (1.10%) Hortonworks
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