The table below looks at the statistics for Cloud Foundry skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cloud Foundry over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Cloud Foundry
Rank 516 627 616
Rank change year-on-year
+111 -11
Contract jobs citing Cloud Foundry 132 32 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.056% 0.050%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.31% 0.31% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 21 24
Median daily rate £513 £500 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £448
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £710
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £416 £700
% change year-on-year
+17.11% -40.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 - -

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
10059 10304 9931
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.61% 17.91% 17.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 6579 6469 5818
Median daily rate £423 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.03% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £544 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 280 324 426
Median hourly rate £23.68 £22.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.75 £36.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

Cloud Foundry
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Cloud Foundry as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 August 2016.

Cloud Foundry Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Cloud Foundry
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Cloud Foundry Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Cloud Foundry
Top 28 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Foundry within the UK over the 3 months to 30 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +101 128 £515 +3.00% 6
London +61 97 £513 +2.50% 4
Yorkshire +10 15 £538 +19.44%
South East +15 10 £450 - 2
West Yorkshire +8 10 £550 +22.22%
Leeds - 10 £550 -
City of London - 10 £525 - 1
Sheffield - 5 £525 -
South Yorkshire - 5 £525 -
East of England - 5 £388 -
Cambridgeshire - 4 £375 -
Hampshire - 4 - -
Surrey - 3 £450 - 1
Tunbridge Wells +2 2 - -
Kent 0 2 - -
Staines - 2 - -
Farnborough - 2 - -
South Wales - 2 £550 -
Wales - 2 £550 -
South West - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £400 -
Guildford - 1 £450 -
Reading - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £375 -
Eastleigh - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 £550 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - - 1

Cloud Foundry
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cloud Foundry also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Cloud Foundry.

1 155 (60.55%) Java
2 137 (53.52%) DevOps
3 132 (51.56%) Amazon AWS
4 127 (49.61%) PaaS
5 125 (48.83%) Agile Software Development
6 98 (38.28%) Ruby
7 85 (33.20%) Jenkins
8 83 (32.42%) TDD
9 72 (28.13%) Git (software)
10 69 (26.95%) Go
11 68 (26.56%) Heroku
12 66 (25.78%) Linux
13 64 (25.00%) Python
14 61 (23.83%) Microsoft Azure
14 61 (23.83%) Spring
15 59 (23.05%) Docker
16 58 (22.66%) GitHub
17 57 (22.27%) OpenStack
17 57 (22.27%) Microservices
18 56 (21.88%) Web Services
19 55 (21.48%) Finance
20 52 (20.31%) Continuous Delivery
21 49 (19.14%) Banking
22 48 (18.75%) RabbitMQ
23 47 (18.36%) Software Engineering
24 45 (17.58%) JIRA
25 44 (17.19%) Apache Cassandra
26 43 (16.80%) CSS
27 42 (16.41%) JavaScript
27 42 (16.41%) MongoDB

Cloud Foundry
Top Related IT Skills 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 57 (22.27%) OpenStack
2 38 (14.84%) Confluence
3 22 (8.59%) Elasticsearch
3 22 (8.59%) Tomcat
4 14 (5.47%) Apache Spark
5 10 (3.91%) Apache
6 8 (3.13%) Mule
6 8 (3.13%) nginx
7 5 (1.95%) GlassFish
8 4 (1.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (1.56%) FileNet
9 3 (1.17%) GemFire
10 1 (0.39%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.39%) CloudStack
10 1 (0.39%) JBoss
10 1 (0.39%) Jetty
10 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (1.56%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (1.56%) OmniGraffle
1 4 (1.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.56%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 132 (51.56%) Amazon AWS
2 127 (49.61%) PaaS
3 68 (26.56%) Heroku
4 61 (23.83%) Microsoft Azure
5 58 (22.66%) GitHub
6 41 (16.02%) IaaS
7 20 (7.81%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 20 (7.81%) OpenShift
8 19 (7.42%) Cloud Computing
9 16 (6.25%) Bluemix
9 16 (6.25%) IBM Cloud
10 14 (5.47%) CloudBees
10 14 (5.47%) SaaS
11 9 (3.52%) AWS CloudFormation
12 6 (2.34%) Slack
13 5 (1.95%) Google Cloud Platform
14 4 (1.56%) Adobe Analytics
14 4 (1.56%) Engine Yard
15 3 (1.17%) Apcera
15 3 (1.17%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 23 (8.98%) Firewall
2 8 (3.13%) AMQP
3 6 (2.34%) DNS
4 5 (1.95%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 5 (1.95%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (1.95%) HTTP
4 5 (1.95%) Internet
4 5 (1.95%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.78%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (0.78%) SAN
6 1 (0.39%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (17.19%) Apache Cassandra
2 42 (16.41%) MongoDB
3 38 (14.84%) Redis
4 25 (9.77%) PostgreSQL
5 18 (7.03%) Hadoop
6 15 (5.86%) Big Data
7 14 (5.47%) MySQL
8 12 (4.69%) NoSQL
9 9 (3.52%) Neo4j
10 7 (2.73%) Datomic
11 4 (1.56%) Relational Database
12 3 (1.17%) Apache Hive
12 3 (1.17%) HBase
12 3 (1.17%) OLTP
13 1 (0.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 1 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 12c
13 1 (0.39%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 85 (33.20%) Jenkins
2 72 (28.13%) Git (software)
3 45 (17.58%) JIRA
4 16 (6.25%) Maven
5 15 (5.86%) SonarQube
6 14 (5.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 13 (5.08%) Sonatype Nexus
8 12 (4.69%) Eclipse
9 11 (4.30%) Cucumber
9 11 (4.30%) Selenium
10 9 (3.52%) Ant
11 8 (3.13%) Jasmine
11 8 (3.13%) JUnit
11 8 (3.13%) Mocha
11 8 (3.13%) Subversion
12 6 (2.34%) JMeter
13 5 (1.95%) Gitweb
14 4 (1.56%) Capybara
14 4 (1.56%) Gradle
14 4 (1.56%) QUnit
General
1 55 (21.48%) Finance
2 49 (19.14%) Banking
3 7 (2.73%) Investment Banking
4 6 (2.34%) Aerospace
4 6 (2.34%) Retail
4 6 (2.34%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.39%) Games
5 1 (0.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 86 (33.59%) Developer
2 68 (26.56%) DevOps Engineer
3 48 (18.75%) Java Developer
4 45 (17.58%) Architect
5 44 (17.19%) Cloud Engineer
6 22 (8.59%) Java Engineer
7 21 (8.20%) Software Engineer
8 15 (5.86%) Senior Developer
8 15 (5.86%) Senior Java Developer
9 13 (5.08%) Cloud Developer
9 13 (5.08%) Platform Engineer
10 12 (4.69%) Cloud Architect
10 12 (4.69%) WebOps Engineer
11 11 (4.30%) Infrastructure Architect
11 11 (4.30%) Java Software Engineer
12 10 (3.91%) AWS Engineer
12 10 (3.91%) J2EE Developer
12 10 (3.91%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 10 (3.91%) Software Developer
12 10 (3.91%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (23.83%) Spring
2 56 (21.88%) Web Services
3 48 (18.75%) RabbitMQ
4 43 (16.80%) CSS
5 35 (13.67%) REST
6 34 (13.28%) HTML
7 31 (12.11%) JSON
8 29 (11.33%) Spring Boot
9 28 (10.94%) CSS3
10 27 (10.55%) HTML5
10 27 (10.55%) Node.js
11 24 (9.38%) J2EE
12 21 (8.20%) AngularJS
13 18 (7.03%) RESTful
14 17 (6.64%) Middleware
15 14 (5.47%) Ruby on Rails
15 14 (5.47%) Sass
16 13 (5.08%) SOAP
17 12 (4.69%) Kafka
18 9 (3.52%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
1 20 (7.81%) Mobile App
2 17 (6.64%) User Experience
3 12 (4.69%) Mobile Banking
3 12 (4.69%) VCE vBlock
4 8 (3.13%) Cloud Native
4 8 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.73%) Data Centre
5 7 (2.73%) Performance Metrics
6 5 (1.95%) Public Cloud
6 5 (1.95%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.56%) Graphic Design
8 3 (1.17%) Clustering
8 3 (1.17%) Device Driver
8 3 (1.17%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.78%) Grid Computing
9 2 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.78%) Online Banking
9 2 (0.78%) Replication
10 1 (0.39%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 66 (25.78%) Linux
2 33 (12.89%) Unix
3 22 (8.59%) Windows
4 10 (3.91%) Android
4 10 (3.91%) Apple iOS
5 9 (3.52%) CentOS
6 3 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.17%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.78%) Mesosphere
7 2 (0.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (53.52%) DevOps
2 125 (48.83%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (32.42%) TDD
4 57 (22.27%) Microservices
5 52 (20.31%) Continuous Delivery
6 47 (18.36%) Software Engineering
7 41 (16.02%) Scrum
8 39 (15.23%) Continuous Integration
9 31 (12.11%) Open Source
10 26 (10.16%) Configuration Management
11 24 (9.38%) High Availability
11 24 (9.38%) Kanban
12 20 (7.81%) BDD
12 20 (7.81%) Web Operations
13 17 (6.64%) Release Management
14 16 (6.25%) Continuous Deployment
14 16 (6.25%) Load Balancing
15 15 (5.86%) SOA
15 15 (5.86%) Software Delivery
16 14 (5.47%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 155 (60.55%) Java
2 98 (38.28%) Ruby
3 69 (26.95%) Go
4 64 (25.00%) Python
5 42 (16.41%) JavaScript
6 33 (12.89%) Bash Shell
7 19 (7.42%) Groovy
8 17 (6.64%) PowerShell
9 14 (5.47%) PHP
9 14 (5.47%) SQL
10 13 (5.08%) Scala
11 8 (3.13%) AspectJ
11 8 (3.13%) Erlang
12 7 (2.73%) Clojure
13 5 (1.95%) Perl
13 5 (1.95%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.56%) ES6
15 2 (0.78%) Apple Swift
15 2 (0.78%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.39%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 24 (9.38%) Degree
2 5 (1.95%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.56%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.17%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.39%) EMC Certification
5 1 (0.39%) PMP
5 1 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.56%) QA
2 2 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 59 (23.05%) Docker
2 31 (12.11%) vSphere
3 13 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (3.91%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (2.73%) NFS
6 6 (2.34%) LXC
6 6 (2.34%) Varnish
7 5 (1.95%) Squid
8 4 (1.56%) vCloud
9 3 (1.17%) HDFS
9 3 (1.17%) Hyper-V
9 3 (1.17%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.39%) Dovecot
11 1 (0.39%) OpenSSH
11 1 (0.39%) Postfix
11 1 (0.39%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 33 (12.89%) Puppet
2 23 (8.98%) Kubernetes
3 20 (7.81%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (6.64%) Ansible
5 14 (5.47%) Mesos
6 12 (4.69%) Terraform
7 8 (3.13%) Nagios
8 7 (2.73%) HAProxy
9 6 (2.34%) Icinga
10 5 (1.95%) Grafana
10 5 (1.95%) Graphite
10 5 (1.95%) Graylog
10 5 (1.95%) StatsD
11 3 (1.17%) BMC PATROL
11 3 (1.17%) Cobbler
11 3 (1.17%) vRealize
12 2 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
13 1 (0.39%) Hadoop YARN
13 1 (0.39%) HP SiteScope
13 1 (0.39%) OpenView
Vendors
1 39 (15.23%) Splunk
2 32 (12.50%) AppDynamics
3 27 (10.55%) VMware
4 21 (8.20%) New Relic
5 20 (7.81%) MuleSoft
6 15 (5.86%) Oracle
7 12 (4.69%) EMC
8 11 (4.30%) Red Hat
9 10 (3.91%) IBM
10 7 (2.73%) F5
11 5 (1.95%) Google
11 5 (1.95%) Palo Alto
12 4 (1.56%) Adobe
12 4 (1.56%) Blue Coat
12 4 (1.56%) Cloudera
12 4 (1.56%) Microsoft
12 4 (1.56%) Telerik
12 4 (1.56%) Xamarin
13 3 (1.17%) BMC
13 3 (1.17%) Cisco
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