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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cloud Foundry
Rank 477 626 613
Rank change year-on-year
+149 -13
Contract jobs citing Cloud Foundry 143 31 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.056% 0.042%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.61% 0.33% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 10 24
Median daily rate £506 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £425 £458
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £535 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £538 £500 -
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
8869 9335 10110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.93% 16.86% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5694 5915 6411
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 258 360
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +0.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.41 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £42.53 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.90 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -10.25%

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 3 December 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 30 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 3 December 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 +103 125 £525 +5.00% 13
London +50 72 £475 -3.79% 11
South East +37 22 £575 +15.00% 2
Yorkshire - 18 £575 -
Leeds - 18 £575 -
West Yorkshire - 18 £575 -
Hampshire +34 11 £563 +12.50%
Wales - 10 £425 -
South Wales - 10 £425 -
Kent +12 9 £613 -
City of London +4 7 £613 +44.11% 2
Newport - 7 £425 -
Southampton - 6 £563 -
South West +15 5 £525 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £331 -
East of England - 4 £331 -
Swindon - 4 £525 -
Wiltshire - 4 £525 -
Hitchin - 3 £350 -
Farnborough - 3 - -
Belfast - 2 - -
Midlands - 2 £500 -
Edinburgh - 2 £438 - 3
Scotland - 2 £438 - 3
Northern Ireland - 2 - -
County Antrim - 2 - -
Berkshire 0 1 - - 1
Tunbridge Wells -6 1 £475 -
Cardiff - 1 £500 -
Newbury - 1 - -

Cloud Foundry
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 168 (60.87%) Amazon AWS
2 166 (60.14%) Agile Software Development
3 161 (58.33%) DevOps
4 157 (56.88%) Java
5 151 (54.71%) PaaS
6 116 (42.03%) Jenkins
7 94 (34.06%) Microservices
8 89 (32.25%) Spring
8 89 (32.25%) Git (software)
9 88 (31.88%) TDD
10 78 (28.26%) Splunk
11 74 (26.81%) GitHub
12 70 (25.36%) MongoDB
13 65 (23.55%) CSS
14 64 (23.19%) HTML
14 64 (23.19%) Banking
14 64 (23.19%) JIRA
14 64 (23.19%) Confluence
15 63 (22.83%) JavaScript
16 60 (21.74%) Ruby
17 58 (21.01%) Microsoft Azure
18 57 (20.65%) Spring Boot
18 57 (20.65%) Linux
19 56 (20.29%) Python
20 54 (19.57%) HTML5
20 54 (19.57%) CSS3
21 51 (18.48%) Docker
22 50 (18.12%) AppDynamics
22 50 (18.12%) Continuous Delivery
22 50 (18.12%) REST

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 64 (23.19%) Confluence
2 30 (10.87%) OpenStack
3 25 (9.06%) Tomcat
4 18 (6.52%) Apache Spark
5 16 (5.80%) Elasticsearch
6 15 (5.43%) Apache
7 11 (3.99%) nginx
7 11 (3.99%) WebSphere
8 10 (3.62%) Mule
9 7 (2.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 7 (2.54%) GemFire
10 6 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (1.81%) Apache Solr
11 5 (1.81%) GlassFish
11 5 (1.81%) IIS
12 4 (1.45%) FileNet
13 3 (1.09%) CMS
13 3 (1.09%) JBoss
13 3 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 2 (0.72%) Liferay
Applications
1 4 (1.45%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (1.45%) OmniGraffle
1 4 (1.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.45%) SDL Web 8
2 3 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.36%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 168 (60.87%) Amazon AWS
2 151 (54.71%) PaaS
3 74 (26.81%) GitHub
4 58 (21.01%) Microsoft Azure
5 47 (17.03%) IaaS
6 40 (14.49%) OpenShift
7 39 (14.13%) Heroku
8 28 (10.14%) CloudBees
9 17 (6.16%) Bluemix
9 17 (6.16%) IBM Cloud
10 6 (2.17%) Datadog
10 6 (2.17%) Slack
11 5 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (1.45%) Adobe Analytics
12 4 (1.45%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (1.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 4 (1.45%) SaaS
13 3 (1.09%) Google App Engine
13 3 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
14 2 (0.72%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.88%) Firewall
2 8 (2.90%) DNS
3 6 (2.17%) HTTP
4 5 (1.81%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 5 (1.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (1.81%) Internet
5 4 (1.45%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.36%) AMQP
6 1 (0.36%) FCoE
6 1 (0.36%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.36%) Intranet
6 1 (0.36%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.36%) LAN
6 1 (0.36%) Multicast
6 1 (0.36%) NAS
6 1 (0.36%) SAN
6 1 (0.36%) SSL
6 1 (0.36%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (25.36%) MongoDB
2 32 (11.59%) Apache Cassandra
2 32 (11.59%) Redis
3 26 (9.42%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (6.52%) Hadoop
5 16 (5.80%) Relational Database
6 13 (4.71%) NoSQL
7 11 (3.99%) Big Data
7 11 (3.99%) MySQL
8 9 (3.26%) HBase
8 9 (3.26%) Oracle Database
9 6 (2.17%) Apache Hive
9 6 (2.17%) OLTP
9 6 (2.17%) Oracle Database 12c
10 5 (1.81%) SQL Server
11 4 (1.45%) Neo4j
12 3 (1.09%) RDBMS
12 3 (1.09%) Riak
13 2 (0.72%) Datomic
13 2 (0.72%) DB2
Development Applications
1 116 (42.03%) Jenkins
2 89 (32.25%) Git (software)
3 64 (23.19%) JIRA
4 34 (12.32%) SonarQube
5 22 (7.97%) Sonatype Nexus
6 21 (7.61%) Selenium
7 19 (6.88%) Maven
8 15 (5.43%) Cucumber
8 15 (5.43%) Gradle
8 15 (5.43%) JUnit
9 13 (4.71%) Eclipse
10 12 (4.35%) gulp
11 10 (3.62%) Mercurial
11 10 (3.62%) Subversion
12 9 (3.26%) Jasmine
12 9 (3.26%) Mocha
13 6 (2.17%) Ant
13 6 (2.17%) Bazaar
13 6 (2.17%) JMeter
13 6 (2.17%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 64 (23.19%) Banking
2 49 (17.75%) Finance
3 9 (3.26%) Retail
4 6 (2.17%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.45%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.09%) Electronics
6 3 (1.09%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.09%) Marketing
7 1 (0.36%) German Language
7 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 75 (27.17%) Developer
2 66 (23.91%) Architect
3 51 (18.48%) DevOps Engineer
4 41 (14.86%) Java Developer
5 33 (11.96%) Cloud Engineer
6 20 (7.25%) Solutions Architect
7 19 (6.88%) Cloud Architect
8 17 (6.16%) Platform Engineer
9 13 (4.71%) Senior Developer
9 13 (4.71%) Software Engineer
10 12 (4.35%) AWS Engineer
10 12 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
11 10 (3.62%) Digital Architect
12 9 (3.26%) Technical Leader
13 8 (2.90%) AWS DevOps
13 8 (2.90%) Consultant
13 8 (2.90%) WebOps Engineer
14 7 (2.54%) Automation Engineer
14 7 (2.54%) AWS Developer
14 7 (2.54%) Cloud Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (32.25%) Spring
2 65 (23.55%) CSS
3 64 (23.19%) HTML
4 57 (20.65%) Spring Boot
5 54 (19.57%) CSS3
5 54 (19.57%) HTML5
6 50 (18.12%) REST
7 44 (15.94%) JSON
8 40 (14.49%) AngularJS
8 40 (14.49%) Node.js
9 39 (14.13%) Web Services
10 37 (13.41%) Middleware
11 35 (12.68%) RabbitMQ
12 28 (10.14%) SOAP
13 21 (7.61%) React
14 20 (7.25%) Dojo
14 20 (7.25%) Sass
15 19 (6.88%) RESTful
15 19 (6.88%) Velocity
16 18 (6.52%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 32 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (10.87%) Mobile App
2 30 (10.87%) User Experience
3 8 (2.90%) iPad
3 8 (2.90%) Mobile Banking
4 6 (2.17%) Cloud Native
4 6 (2.17%) Minimum Viable Product
4 6 (2.17%) Public Cloud
4 6 (2.17%) Virtual Team
5 5 (1.81%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.81%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.45%) Graphic Design
7 3 (1.09%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.09%) Online Banking
8 2 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.72%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.72%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (0.72%) Replication
8 2 (0.72%) VCE vBlock
9 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 57 (20.65%) Linux
2 34 (12.32%) Unix
3 14 (5.07%) Windows
4 7 (2.54%) CentOS
4 7 (2.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (2.54%) Solaris
5 5 (1.81%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.45%) Android
7 3 (1.09%) CoreOS
8 2 (0.72%) AIX
8 2 (0.72%) zOS
9 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.36%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (60.14%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (58.33%) DevOps
3 94 (34.06%) Microservices
4 88 (31.88%) TDD
5 50 (18.12%) BDD
5 50 (18.12%) Continuous Delivery
6 48 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
6 48 (17.39%) Scrum
7 43 (15.58%) Kanban
8 33 (11.96%) Configuration Management
8 33 (11.96%) Open Source
9 29 (10.51%) ATDD
10 28 (10.14%) Software Engineering
11 27 (9.78%) Software Delivery
12 21 (7.61%) High Availability
12 21 (7.61%) Release Management
13 20 (7.25%) SOA
14 16 (5.80%) Web Operations
15 14 (5.07%) E-Commerce
15 14 (5.07%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 157 (56.88%) Java
2 63 (22.83%) JavaScript
3 60 (21.74%) Ruby
4 56 (20.29%) Python
5 42 (15.22%) Go
6 20 (7.25%) Bash Shell
7 18 (6.52%) Scala
8 14 (5.07%) PHP
9 12 (4.35%) SQL
10 11 (3.99%) Groovy
10 11 (3.99%) PowerShell
11 9 (3.26%) Shell Script
12 8 (2.90%) Perl
13 4 (1.45%) ES6
14 2 (0.72%) Apple Swift
14 2 (0.72%) AspectJ
14 2 (0.72%) Clojure
14 2 (0.72%) Erlang
14 2 (0.72%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.72%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (5.80%) Degree
2 13 (4.71%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.99%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.72%) PMP
6 1 (0.36%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.17%) QA
2 2 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 51 (18.48%) Docker
2 14 (5.07%) vSphere
3 10 (3.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.54%) HDFS
4 7 (2.54%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (2.17%) LXC
5 6 (2.17%) NFS
5 6 (2.17%) Varnish
6 5 (1.81%) Squid
7 3 (1.09%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.72%) Active Directory
8 2 (0.72%) Xen
9 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.36%) KVM
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.36%) SRDF
9 1 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 47 (17.03%) Ansible
2 29 (10.51%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (10.14%) Puppet
4 19 (6.88%) Terraform
5 17 (6.16%) Kubernetes
6 15 (5.43%) Mesos
7 14 (5.07%) Salt
8 10 (3.62%) Nagios
9 7 (2.54%) HAProxy
10 5 (1.81%) Grafana
10 5 (1.81%) Graphite
10 5 (1.81%) Graylog
10 5 (1.81%) Icinga
10 5 (1.81%) StatsD
11 3 (1.09%) Control-M
11 3 (1.09%) rkt
11 3 (1.09%) Unicenter
11 3 (1.09%) ZABBIX
12 2 (0.72%) CA Endevor
12 2 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 78 (28.26%) Splunk
2 50 (18.12%) AppDynamics
3 49 (17.75%) MuleSoft
4 40 (14.49%) New Relic
5 31 (11.23%) Oracle
6 15 (5.43%) IBM
7 12 (4.35%) VMware
8 11 (3.99%) Red Hat
9 10 (3.62%) Cloudera
10 7 (2.54%) Adobe
11 6 (2.17%) Veracode
12 5 (1.81%) F5
12 5 (1.81%) Palo Alto
12 5 (1.81%) Telerik
12 5 (1.81%) Xamarin
13 4 (1.45%) Blue Coat
13 4 (1.45%) Microsoft
14 3 (1.09%) EMC
14 3 (1.09%) SAP
14 3 (1.09%) Teradata
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