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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cloud Foundry
UK
Rank 477 569 602
Rank change year-on-year
+92 +33
Contract jobs citing Cloud Foundry 124 67 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.13% 0.040%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.56% 0.77% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 37 16
Median daily rate £575 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £475 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £625 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £510 £595 £425
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +40.00%
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
7969 8663 9157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.52% 16.92% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5206 5506 5590
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 225 310
Median hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.52 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.20 £50.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +8.57%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +50 105 £575 +4.54% 12
London +51 83 £600 +14.28% 8
South East +12 9 £525 -11.76% 2
Wales - 9 £518 -
South Wales - 9 £518 -
Newport - 9 £510 -
Edinburgh - 5 £500 -
Belfast - 5 - -
County Antrim - 5 - -
Scotland - 5 £500 -
Northern Ireland - 5 - -
City of London -1 4 £550 +10.00% 1
Yorkshire - 4 £400 -
North West - 4 - - 1
Merseyside - 3 - -
Liverpool - 3 - -
Leeds - 3 - -
Cardiff - 3 £575 -
West Yorkshire - 3 - -
Hampshire +6 2 £575 +4.54%
Milton Keynes - 2 £438 - 1
Cambridge - 2 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £438 - 1
Worthing - 2 - -
Southampton - 2 £575 -
West Sussex - 2 - -
East of England - 2 - - 1
Surrey +7 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -

Cloud Foundry
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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.

1 172 (64.66%) Amazon AWS
2 150 (56.39%) Java
3 145 (54.51%) PaaS
4 137 (51.50%) DevOps
5 132 (49.62%) Agile Software Development
6 99 (37.22%) Jenkins
7 81 (30.45%) Python
8 74 (27.82%) Ansible
8 74 (27.82%) Microservices
9 73 (27.44%) Splunk
10 71 (26.69%) TDD
11 68 (25.56%) Spring
11 68 (25.56%) Git (software)
12 59 (22.18%) MongoDB
13 57 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
14 55 (20.68%) Continuous Delivery
15 54 (20.30%) Opscode Chef
16 53 (19.92%) Spring Boot
16 53 (19.92%) Finance
17 51 (19.17%) Puppet
18 50 (18.80%) Microsoft Azure
19 46 (17.29%) Ruby
19 46 (17.29%) Web Services
20 45 (16.92%) JIRA
20 45 (16.92%) Confluence
21 44 (16.54%) Banking
22 43 (16.17%) Open Source
23 41 (15.41%) Node.js
23 41 (15.41%) Linux
24 40 (15.04%) JavaScript

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 45 (16.92%) Confluence
2 31 (11.65%) OpenStack
3 18 (6.77%) Apache Spark
3 18 (6.77%) nginx
4 14 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (4.51%) Tomcat
5 12 (4.51%) WebSphere
6 11 (4.14%) Apache
7 8 (3.01%) Mule
8 6 (2.26%) GemFire
8 6 (2.26%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (1.88%) Anypoint
9 5 (1.88%) IIS
9 5 (1.88%) JBoss
10 4 (1.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (1.50%) Apache Solr
11 3 (1.13%) CMS
11 3 (1.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.75%) Liferay
12 2 (0.75%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (0.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.38%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 172 (64.66%) Amazon AWS
2 145 (54.51%) PaaS
3 50 (18.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 40 (15.04%) GitHub
5 30 (11.28%) Heroku
6 27 (10.15%) IaaS
7 25 (9.40%) OpenShift
8 17 (6.39%) Bluemix
8 17 (6.39%) IBM Cloud
9 15 (5.64%) CloudBees
10 14 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
10 14 (5.26%) Datadog
11 6 (2.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 4 (1.50%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.75%) SaaS
13 2 (0.75%) SoftLayer
14 1 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
14 1 (0.38%) Amazon Kinesis
14 1 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.38%) DNS
2 8 (3.01%) HTTP
3 7 (2.63%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.50%) AMQP
5 3 (1.13%) Firewall
5 3 (1.13%) Internet
6 2 (0.75%) FCoE
6 2 (0.75%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (0.75%) iSCSI
6 2 (0.75%) LAN
6 2 (0.75%) Multicast
6 2 (0.75%) NAS
6 2 (0.75%) SAN
6 2 (0.75%) WAN
7 1 (0.38%) DMARC
7 1 (0.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.38%) Intranet
7 1 (0.38%) SMS
7 1 (0.38%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (0.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (22.18%) MongoDB
2 34 (12.78%) Redis
3 28 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
4 22 (8.27%) Apache Cassandra
4 22 (8.27%) Hadoop
5 18 (6.77%) Big Data
6 16 (6.02%) Relational Database
7 15 (5.64%) NoSQL
8 13 (4.89%) HBase
9 12 (4.51%) MySQL
10 9 (3.38%) Oracle Database
11 7 (2.63%) SQL Server
12 6 (2.26%) Oracle Database 12c
13 4 (1.50%) Apache Hive
14 3 (1.13%) OLTP
14 3 (1.13%) RDBMS
14 3 (1.13%) Riak
15 2 (0.75%) DB2
15 2 (0.75%) Neo4j
16 1 (0.38%) GIS
Development Applications
1 99 (37.22%) Jenkins
2 68 (25.56%) Git (software)
3 45 (16.92%) JIRA
4 39 (14.66%) Maven
5 28 (10.53%) Gradle
6 25 (9.40%) Selenium
7 23 (8.65%) SonarQube
8 20 (7.52%) gulp
9 15 (5.64%) Travis CI
10 14 (5.26%) Cucumber
10 14 (5.26%) Subversion
11 13 (4.89%) CircleCI
11 13 (4.89%) Sonatype Nexus
12 12 (4.51%) Bazaar
12 12 (4.51%) Mercurial
13 11 (4.14%) Eclipse
13 11 (4.14%) JMeter
14 10 (3.76%) JUnit
15 7 (2.63%) IntelliJ
16 6 (2.26%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 53 (19.92%) Finance
2 44 (16.54%) Banking
3 11 (4.14%) Retail
4 10 (3.76%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.63%) Electronics
5 7 (2.63%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.63%) Marketing
6 4 (1.50%) Games
7 2 (0.75%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.38%) German Language
8 1 (0.38%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 86 (32.33%) Developer
2 73 (27.44%) Architect
3 54 (20.30%) DevOps Engineer
4 36 (13.53%) Java Developer
5 34 (12.78%) Cloud Architect
6 20 (7.52%) Cloud Engineer
7 17 (6.39%) Solutions Architect
8 16 (6.02%) Technical Architect
9 15 (5.64%) AWS Engineer
9 15 (5.64%) Consultant
9 15 (5.64%) Scala Developer
9 15 (5.64%) Senior Developer
10 14 (5.26%) Python Developer
11 13 (4.89%) Cloud Developer
12 12 (4.51%) AWS DevOps
13 11 (4.14%) Platform Engineer
14 10 (3.76%) Operations Engineer
14 10 (3.76%) Senior Java Developer
14 10 (3.76%) Software Engineer
15 9 (3.38%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (25.56%) Spring
2 53 (19.92%) Spring Boot
3 46 (17.29%) Web Services
4 41 (15.41%) Node.js
5 35 (13.16%) AngularJS
6 34 (12.78%) HTML
7 31 (11.65%) CSS
8 29 (10.90%) RabbitMQ
9 28 (10.53%) HTML5
10 27 (10.15%) CSS3
11 24 (9.02%) Middleware
11 24 (9.02%) REST
12 23 (8.65%) JSON
13 22 (8.27%) Spring Cloud
14 20 (7.52%) SOAP
15 17 (6.39%) jQuery
15 17 (6.39%) RESTful
16 16 (6.02%) React
17 13 (4.89%) Velocity
18 12 (4.51%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.77%) User Experience
2 18 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (6.39%) Mobile App
4 15 (5.64%) Data Centre
5 14 (5.26%) Linux Command Line
6 13 (4.89%) iPad
7 11 (4.14%) Cloud Native
8 10 (3.76%) Computer Science
9 8 (3.01%) Public Cloud
10 6 (2.26%) Minimum Viable Product
11 5 (1.88%) Mainframe
11 5 (1.88%) Management Information System
12 4 (1.50%) Algorithms
13 3 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (1.13%) Virtual Team
14 2 (0.75%) Blog
14 2 (0.75%) Mobile Banking
14 2 (0.75%) Online Banking
15 1 (0.38%) Hybrid Cloud
15 1 (0.38%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 41 (15.41%) Linux
2 22 (8.27%) Unix
3 9 (3.38%) Windows
4 8 (3.01%) Solaris
5 7 (2.63%) Android
6 5 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.50%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.13%) CentOS
8 3 (1.13%) CoreOS
9 2 (0.75%) AIX
9 2 (0.75%) zOS
10 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.38%) VMS
10 1 (0.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (51.50%) DevOps
2 132 (49.62%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (27.82%) Microservices
4 71 (26.69%) TDD
5 57 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
6 55 (20.68%) Continuous Delivery
7 43 (16.17%) Open Source
8 33 (12.41%) BDD
9 32 (12.03%) Configuration Management
9 32 (12.03%) Kanban
10 30 (11.28%) Software Engineering
11 26 (9.77%) Scrum
12 19 (7.14%) SOA
13 17 (6.39%) ATDD
13 17 (6.39%) High Availability
13 17 (6.39%) Software Delivery
14 16 (6.02%) E-Commerce
15 13 (4.89%) Release Management
16 12 (4.51%) Business Intelligence
16 12 (4.51%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 150 (56.39%) Java
2 81 (30.45%) Python
3 46 (17.29%) Ruby
4 40 (15.04%) JavaScript
5 39 (14.66%) Go
6 34 (12.78%) Bash Shell
7 26 (9.77%) Groovy
8 23 (8.65%) Shell Script
9 15 (5.64%) PHP
10 14 (5.26%) Scala
11 9 (3.38%) SQL
12 6 (2.26%) Perl
13 5 (1.88%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.50%) C#
14 4 (1.50%) R
15 3 (1.13%) CoffeeScript
15 3 (1.13%) Erlang
16 2 (0.75%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.38%) Apple Swift
17 1 (0.38%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 22 (8.27%) Degree
2 20 (7.52%) Security Cleared
3 14 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.01%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.38%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.38%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.26%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (11.65%) Docker
2 20 (7.52%) vSphere
3 13 (4.89%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (2.26%) HDFS
6 4 (1.50%) vCloud
6 4 (1.50%) VMware ESX
6 4 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.13%) NFS
7 3 (1.13%) Xen
8 2 (0.75%) Active Directory
8 2 (0.75%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.75%) KVM
8 2 (0.75%) SRDF
9 1 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.38%) Squid
9 1 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 74 (27.82%) Ansible
2 54 (20.30%) Opscode Chef
3 51 (19.17%) Puppet
4 27 (10.15%) Terraform
5 20 (7.52%) Salt
6 10 (3.76%) Nagios
7 9 (3.38%) logstash
8 6 (2.26%) Kubernetes
9 5 (1.88%) Graphite
9 5 (1.88%) Kibana
9 5 (1.88%) Mesos
10 4 (1.50%) Cacti
10 4 (1.50%) Ganglia
10 4 (1.50%) Hyperic
11 3 (1.13%) Control-M
11 3 (1.13%) rkt
11 3 (1.13%) Unicenter
11 3 (1.13%) ZABBIX
12 2 (0.75%) CA Endevor
12 2 (0.75%) Packer
Vendors
1 73 (27.44%) Splunk
2 38 (14.29%) Oracle
3 37 (13.91%) MuleSoft
4 30 (11.28%) New Relic
5 28 (10.53%) AppDynamics
6 16 (6.02%) Cloudera
6 16 (6.02%) IBM
7 13 (4.89%) VMware
8 12 (4.51%) SAP
9 8 (3.01%) Teradata
10 7 (2.63%) Microsoft
11 6 (2.26%) Veracode
12 5 (1.88%) Red Hat
13 4 (1.50%) Adobe
14 3 (1.13%) Apigee
14 3 (1.13%) Vertica
15 2 (0.75%) Dynatrace
15 2 (0.75%) SaltStack
15 2 (0.75%) Solace
15 2 (0.75%) Xamarin
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