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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Cloud Foundry
Rank 573 587 546
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -41
Contract jobs citing Cloud Foundry 23 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.015% 0.017%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.24% 0.087% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 5
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£450 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £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
9703 9203 8413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.19% 17.38% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6033 5679 4745
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 337 313 445
Average hourly rate £20.19 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.13% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.95 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.09 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+20.58% -10.52%

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 29 May 2015.

Cloud Foundry Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Cloud Foundry
Top 13 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 29 May 2015. 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 -9 21 £450 -5.26% 7
West Yorkshire - 11 £450 -
Yorkshire - 11 £450 -
London +3 7 £500 +5.26% 5
Leeds - 3 £400 -
Glasgow - 2 - -
Preston - 2 £503 -
Lancashire - 2 £503 -
Scotland - 2 - -
North West - 2 £503 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £375 -
East Midlands - 1 £375 -
Nottingham - 1 £375 -

Cloud Foundry
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 38 (77.55%) Ruby
2 34 (69.39%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (67.35%) VMware
3 33 (67.35%) Java
4 29 (59.18%) QA
5 28 (57.14%) TDD
6 27 (55.10%) VMware Infrastructure
6 27 (55.10%) Akamai
7 26 (53.06%) HTML5
7 26 (53.06%) CSS3
7 26 (53.06%) Continuous Improvement
7 26 (53.06%) JavaScript
7 26 (53.06%) CSS
7 26 (53.06%) HTML
8 25 (51.02%) Git (software)
9 24 (48.98%) Pair Programming
10 22 (44.90%) Web Design
10 22 (44.90%) IntelliJ
10 22 (44.90%) Responsive Web Design
10 22 (44.90%) Sass
10 22 (44.90%) Capybara
10 22 (44.90%) Cucumber
10 22 (44.90%) Sinatra
10 22 (44.90%) TeamCity
10 22 (44.90%) New Relic
10 22 (44.90%) Graylog
11 21 (42.86%) Open Source
12 19 (38.78%) DevOps
13 17 (34.69%) Degree
14 15 (30.61%) Amazon AWS

Cloud Foundry
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 12 (24.49%) OpenStack
2 3 (6.12%) MQSeries
2 3 (6.12%) Node.js
2 3 (6.12%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.08%) CloudStack
3 2 (4.08%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.04%) Apache
4 1 (2.04%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 15 (30.61%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (14.29%) Heroku
2 7 (14.29%) Engine Yard
3 6 (12.24%) PaaS
4 4 (8.16%) OpenShift
5 3 (6.12%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.04%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.29%) DNS
2 5 (10.20%) Firewall
2 5 (10.20%) TCP/IP
2 5 (10.20%) VLAN
3 4 (8.16%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (28.57%) Apache Cassandra
2 13 (26.53%) MongoDB
3 10 (20.41%) MySQL
4 9 (18.37%) RDBMS
4 9 (18.37%) NoSQL
4 9 (18.37%) Relational Database
5 3 (6.12%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (51.02%) Git (software)
2 22 (44.90%) IntelliJ
2 22 (44.90%) Capybara
2 22 (44.90%) Cucumber
2 22 (44.90%) TeamCity
3 8 (16.33%) Jenkins
3 8 (16.33%) Subversion
4 3 (6.12%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 2 (4.08%) Finance
1 2 (4.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (65.31%) Developer
2 22 (44.90%) Ruby Developer
3 10 (20.41%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Architect
5 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (8.16%) UI Developer
6 4 (8.16%) UI Programmer
6 4 (8.16%) Java Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Agile Java Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Core Java Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 1 (2.04%) Senior Software Developer
9 1 (2.04%) JavaScript Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Web Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Consultant
9 1 (2.04%) DBA
9 1 (2.04%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (53.06%) HTML5
1 26 (53.06%) CSS3
1 26 (53.06%) CSS
1 26 (53.06%) HTML
2 22 (44.90%) Sass
2 22 (44.90%) Sinatra
3 9 (18.37%) Web Services
4 7 (14.29%) MCollective
5 6 (12.24%) JAX-RS
5 6 (12.24%) JMS
5 6 (12.24%) Hibernate
5 6 (12.24%) Spring
6 5 (10.20%) AngularJS
7 4 (8.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (8.16%) Backbone.js
7 4 (8.16%) REST
7 4 (8.16%) Middleware
8 3 (6.12%) Ajax
8 3 (6.12%) Ehcache
8 3 (6.12%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Device Driver
1 6 (12.24%) Clustering
2 4 (8.16%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.04%) Streaming Video
5 1 (2.04%) User Experience
5 1 (2.04%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.61%) Linux
2 8 (16.33%) Windows
3 7 (14.29%) Ubuntu
3 7 (14.29%) CentOS
4 6 (12.24%) UNIX
5 4 (8.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (69.39%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (57.14%) TDD
3 26 (53.06%) Continuous Improvement
4 24 (48.98%) Pair Programming
5 22 (44.90%) Web Design
5 22 (44.90%) Responsive Web Design
6 21 (42.86%) Open Source
7 19 (38.78%) DevOps
8 11 (22.45%) Mentoring
9 8 (16.33%) Release Management
10 7 (14.29%) Scrum
11 6 (12.24%) Multithreading
12 5 (10.20%) Load Balancing
13 3 (6.12%) MVC
13 3 (6.12%) Configuration Management
13 3 (6.12%) SOA
13 3 (6.12%) OO
13 3 (6.12%) BDD
13 3 (6.12%) Kanban
13 3 (6.12%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 38 (77.55%) Ruby
2 33 (67.35%) Java
3 26 (53.06%) JavaScript
4 9 (18.37%) Python
5 8 (16.33%) Perl
6 7 (14.29%) SQL
7 6 (12.24%) Bash Shell
7 6 (12.24%) Shell Script
8 5 (10.20%) Korn
9 3 (6.12%) C#
9 3 (6.12%) C++
9 3 (6.12%) Scala
9 3 (6.12%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 17 (34.69%) Degree
2 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (59.18%) QA
System Software
1 27 (55.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 22 (44.90%) Graylog
2 13 (26.53%) Puppet
3 8 (16.33%) Nagios
4 7 (14.29%) Cobbler
4 7 (14.29%) collectd
4 7 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (12.24%) Ansible
6 4 (8.16%) Salt
7 2 (4.08%) Opsview
7 2 (4.08%) Graphite
8 1 (2.04%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 33 (67.35%) VMware
2 27 (55.10%) Akamai
3 22 (44.90%) New Relic
4 10 (20.41%) Oracle
5 7 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 4 (8.16%) IBM
7 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.04%) Percona
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