The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Cloud Foundry
Rank 567 523 587
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +64
Contract jobs citing Cloud Foundry 21 40 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.078% 0.003%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.22% 0.46% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 29 0
Average daily rate
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£700 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.36% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £700 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9649 8688 9865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.66% 16.99% 17.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5693 4960 5613
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 £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 393 424 444
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £38.10 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%

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 30 July 2014.

Cloud Foundry Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Cloud Foundry
Top 9 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 30 July 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 -49 21 £700 +47.36% 2
London -12 13 £525 +10.52% 2
South East - 9 £700 -
City of London +11 3 £463 +2.77%
Glasgow - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
South West - - - -
Scotland - - - -

Cloud Foundry
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 33 (86.84%) Ruby
2 27 (71.05%) Java
3 21 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (44.74%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (44.74%) Akamai
5 16 (42.11%) Apache Cassandra
5 16 (42.11%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (42.11%) DevOps
5 16 (42.11%) Web Services
5 16 (42.11%) Linux
6 15 (39.47%) Tomcat
6 15 (39.47%) TDD
7 14 (36.84%) UNIX
7 14 (36.84%) Apache
8 13 (34.21%) Nagios
8 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
8 13 (34.21%) Opsview
8 13 (34.21%) collectd
8 13 (34.21%) Node.js
8 13 (34.21%) CloudStack
9 12 (31.58%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (31.58%) nginx
9 12 (31.58%) Open Source
9 12 (31.58%) HTML
9 12 (31.58%) Ruby on Rails
10 11 (28.95%) Ansible
11 9 (23.68%) Security Management
11 9 (23.68%) DNS
12 8 (21.05%) Finance
12 8 (21.05%) IaaS

Cloud Foundry
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 15 (39.47%) Tomcat
2 14 (36.84%) Apache
3 13 (34.21%) Node.js
3 13 (34.21%) CloudStack
4 12 (31.58%) nginx
5 1 (2.63%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.63%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 17 (44.74%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (21.05%) IaaS
3 7 (18.42%) PaaS
4 2 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (5.26%) Heroku
5 1 (2.63%) SaaS
5 1 (2.63%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.68%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (42.11%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (5.26%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.26%) Big Data
2 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.63%) HBase
3 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.63%) Voldemort
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Cucumber
2 6 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 6 (15.79%) Capybara
3 4 (10.53%) IntelliJ
3 4 (10.53%) Jenkins
4 3 (7.89%) TeamCity
5 2 (5.26%) WATIR
5 2 (5.26%) RSpec
6 1 (2.63%) Mocha
6 1 (2.63%) Grunt
6 1 (2.63%) PhantomJS
6 1 (2.63%) Yeoman
6 1 (2.63%) Bower
6 1 (2.63%) Gradle
General
1 8 (21.05%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (28.95%) Developer
3 7 (18.42%) Ruby Developer
4 6 (15.79%) Architect
4 6 (15.79%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (10.53%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Cloud Architect
8 1 (2.63%) Node.js Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.63%) Scala Developer
8 1 (2.63%) DevOps Consultant
8 1 (2.63%) Consultant
8 1 (2.63%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Linux Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (42.11%) Web Services
2 12 (31.58%) HTML
2 12 (31.58%) Ruby on Rails
3 8 (21.05%) Sinatra
4 7 (18.42%) CSS3
4 7 (18.42%) HTML5
4 7 (18.42%) CSS
4 7 (18.42%) Spring
5 6 (15.79%) .NET
5 6 (15.79%) Sass
6 1 (2.63%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (2.63%) RESTful
6 1 (2.63%) HornetQ
6 1 (2.63%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) Open Source
2 1 (2.63%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.63%) Video on Demand
2 1 (2.63%) Streaming Video
2 1 (2.63%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.63%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (42.11%) Linux
2 14 (36.84%) UNIX
3 1 (2.63%) Windows
3 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (42.11%) DevOps
3 15 (39.47%) TDD
4 12 (31.58%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (23.68%) Security Management
6 7 (18.42%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (15.79%) Web Design
8 5 (13.16%) BDD
8 5 (13.16%) Pair Programming
8 5 (13.16%) Scrum
9 2 (5.26%) Test Automation
9 2 (5.26%) Migration
10 1 (2.63%) ITIL V3
10 1 (2.63%) High Availability
10 1 (2.63%) Benchmarking
10 1 (2.63%) Project Management
10 1 (2.63%) Workflow
10 1 (2.63%) OOP
10 1 (2.63%) ITIL
10 1 (2.63%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (86.84%) Ruby
2 27 (71.05%) Java
3 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
4 6 (15.79%) Perl
5 3 (7.89%) Python
6 2 (5.26%) Scala
6 2 (5.26%) Golang
7 1 (2.63%) C
7 1 (2.63%) C#
7 1 (2.63%) C++
7 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) VCAP
2 1 (2.63%) RHCE
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.63%) vCloud
2 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (42.11%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (34.21%) Nagios
2 13 (34.21%) Opsview
2 13 (34.21%) collectd
3 11 (28.95%) Ansible
4 4 (10.53%) Graylog2
5 2 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (44.74%) Akamai
2 6 (15.79%) VMware
3 4 (10.53%) New Relic
4 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.26%) Vyatta
5 1 (2.63%) Percona
5 1 (2.63%) Rackspace
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
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