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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Cloud Foundry
Rank 561 582 557
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -25
Contract jobs citing Cloud Foundry 32 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.030% 0.014%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.31% 0.17% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 6
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £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
10187 9812 8574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.23% 17.41% 17.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6166 5996 4859
Average daily rate £395 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 361 311 417
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.09 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £39.67
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.26%

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 17 April 2015.

Cloud Foundry Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Cloud Foundry
Top 15 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 17 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +7 28 £450 -5.26% 6
London +1 11 £476 +0.10% 4
Tonbridge - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Wells - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - - 1
Somerset - - - -
Surrey - - - -
City of London - - - -
South East - - - - 2
South West - - - -
Brentford - - - - 2
Isleworth - - - -

Cloud Foundry
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 40 (80.00%) Ruby
2 39 (78.00%) VMware
3 31 (62.00%) QA
4 30 (60.00%) DevOps
5 27 (54.00%) Java
5 27 (54.00%) Linux
6 25 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (48.00%) Puppet
8 23 (46.00%) Akamai
9 22 (44.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 22 (44.00%) OpenStack
10 21 (42.00%) CSS3
10 21 (42.00%) HTML5
10 21 (42.00%) HTML
10 21 (42.00%) JavaScript
10 21 (42.00%) CSS
11 20 (40.00%) Python
11 20 (40.00%) TDD
11 20 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
11 20 (40.00%) Apache Cassandra
12 19 (38.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 19 (38.00%) Jenkins
12 19 (38.00%) MongoDB
12 19 (38.00%) Web Services
12 19 (38.00%) MySQL
12 19 (38.00%) Oracle
12 19 (38.00%) Perl
13 18 (36.00%) RDBMS
13 18 (36.00%) Nagios
13 18 (36.00%) Relational Database

Cloud Foundry
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 22 (44.00%) OpenStack
2 3 (6.00%) Node.js
2 3 (6.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.00%) CloudStack
4 1 (2.00%) Apache
4 1 (2.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 20 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (34.00%) Heroku
2 17 (34.00%) Engine Yard
3 16 (32.00%) PaaS
4 4 (8.00%) OpenShift
5 3 (6.00%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.00%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 16 (32.00%) DNS
2 14 (28.00%) Firewall
2 14 (28.00%) VLAN
2 14 (28.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (12.00%) SSL
4 1 (2.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (40.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 19 (38.00%) MongoDB
2 19 (38.00%) MySQL
3 18 (36.00%) RDBMS
3 18 (36.00%) NoSQL
3 18 (36.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (38.00%) Jenkins
2 17 (34.00%) Capybara
2 17 (34.00%) Cucumber
2 17 (34.00%) IntelliJ
2 17 (34.00%) TeamCity
2 17 (34.00%) Git (software)
3 13 (26.00%) Subversion
4 3 (6.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (2.00%) Hudson
General
1 2 (4.00%) Finance
1 2 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (42.00%) Developer
2 19 (38.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 17 (34.00%) Ruby Developer
4 15 (30.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (10.00%) Architect
7 4 (8.00%) UI Developer
7 4 (8.00%) UI Programmer
8 2 (4.00%) Consultant
9 1 (2.00%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (2.00%) DBA
9 1 (2.00%) Senior Developer
9 1 (2.00%) Java Developer
9 1 (2.00%) Senior Software Developer
9 1 (2.00%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.00%) Web Developer
9 1 (2.00%) UX Developer
9 1 (2.00%) Linux Engineer
9 1 (2.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (42.00%) HTML
1 21 (42.00%) CSS
1 21 (42.00%) HTML5
1 21 (42.00%) CSS3
2 19 (38.00%) Web Services
3 17 (34.00%) Sinatra
3 17 (34.00%) Sass
4 16 (32.00%) MCollective
5 5 (10.00%) AngularJS
6 4 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (8.00%) REST
6 4 (8.00%) Backbone.js
6 4 (8.00%) Middleware
7 3 (6.00%) Hibernate
7 3 (6.00%) Spring
7 3 (6.00%) Ajax
7 3 (6.00%) JSON
7 3 (6.00%) JMS
7 3 (6.00%) JAX-RS
8 2 (4.00%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.00%) Device Driver
1 15 (30.00%) Clustering
2 14 (28.00%) Open Source
3 9 (18.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.00%) Over-the-Top Content
5 1 (2.00%) User Experience
5 1 (2.00%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 27 (54.00%) Linux
2 16 (32.00%) Ubuntu
2 16 (32.00%) CentOS
3 11 (22.00%) Windows
4 6 (12.00%) UNIX
5 4 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (60.00%) DevOps
2 25 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (40.00%) TDD
4 19 (38.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 17 (34.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 17 (34.00%) Web Design
5 17 (34.00%) Pair Programming
6 14 (28.00%) Load Balancing
6 14 (28.00%) Release Management
7 7 (14.00%) Mentoring
8 6 (12.00%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (8.00%) Scrum
10 3 (6.00%) Multithreading
10 3 (6.00%) OO
10 3 (6.00%) Configuration Management
10 3 (6.00%) Microservices
11 2 (4.00%) Security Management
12 1 (2.00%) Migration
12 1 (2.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (80.00%) Ruby
2 27 (54.00%) Java
3 21 (42.00%) JavaScript
4 20 (40.00%) Python
5 19 (38.00%) Perl
6 15 (30.00%) Shell Script
6 15 (30.00%) Bash Shell
7 13 (26.00%) Korn
8 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (26.00%) Degree
2 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (62.00%) QA
System Software
1 22 (44.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 24 (48.00%) Puppet
2 18 (36.00%) Nagios
3 17 (34.00%) Graylog
4 16 (32.00%) Cobbler
5 15 (30.00%) collectd
6 8 (16.00%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (12.00%) Ansible
8 4 (8.00%) Salt
9 2 (4.00%) Opsview
9 2 (4.00%) Graphite
10 1 (2.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 39 (78.00%) VMware
2 23 (46.00%) Akamai
3 19 (38.00%) Oracle
4 17 (34.00%) New Relic
5 16 (32.00%) Red Hat
6 4 (8.00%) IBM
7 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.00%) Percona