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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Cloud Foundry
Rank 571 539 587
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +48
Contract jobs citing Cloud Foundry 16 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.010% 0.002%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.17% 0.060% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 1
Average daily rate £475 £475 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +46.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9622 8294 9910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.09% 17.38% 16.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5881 4681 5361
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 314 417 451
Average hourly rate £18.10 £19.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% +1.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%

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 18 April 2014.

Cloud Foundry Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Cloud Foundry
Top 7 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -76 16 £475 - 4
London -14 14 £475 - 1
South East - 1 - - 2
Farnborough - - - - 2
Hampshire - - - - 2
Surrey - - - -
City of London - - - -

Cloud Foundry
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 29 (82.86%) Ruby
1 29 (82.86%) Opscode Chef
2 27 (77.14%) Apache Cassandra
2 27 (77.14%) Linux
3 22 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (60.00%) Tomcat
4 21 (60.00%) Java
5 20 (57.14%) Web Services
5 20 (57.14%) Akamai
5 20 (57.14%) Foundry
6 19 (54.29%) UNIX
7 18 (51.43%) Apache
7 18 (51.43%) Nagios
8 16 (45.71%) collectd
9 15 (42.86%) CloudStack
10 14 (40.00%) nginx
11 13 (37.14%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (34.29%) Open Source
13 11 (31.43%) Node.js
13 11 (31.43%) DNS
13 11 (31.43%) Security Management
14 10 (28.57%) Puppet
15 8 (22.86%) Ansible
16 7 (20.00%) Vyatta
16 7 (20.00%) VMware
17 6 (17.14%) Hadoop
17 6 (17.14%) MongoDB
17 6 (17.14%) Big Data
18 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration

Cloud Foundry
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 21 (60.00%) Tomcat
2 18 (51.43%) Apache
3 15 (42.86%) CloudStack
4 14 (40.00%) nginx
5 11 (31.43%) Node.js
6 1 (2.86%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 21 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.57%) IaaS
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.71%) PaaS
4 1 (2.86%) SaaS
4 1 (2.86%) Heroku
4 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 11 (31.43%) DNS
2 1 (2.86%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (2.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (2.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (2.86%) SAN
2 1 (2.86%) iSCSI
2 1 (2.86%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (77.14%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (17.14%) Hadoop
2 6 (17.14%) MongoDB
2 6 (17.14%) Big Data
3 1 (2.86%) Redis
3 1 (2.86%) Riak
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.57%) Cucumber
2 3 (8.57%) Capybara
2 3 (8.57%) IntelliJ
2 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.86%) Mocha
3 1 (2.86%) Gradle
3 1 (2.86%) Grunt
3 1 (2.86%) Bower
3 1 (2.86%) PhantomJS
3 1 (2.86%) Yeoman
General
1 1 (2.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 22 (62.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Developer
3 2 (5.71%) Ruby Developer
3 2 (5.71%) Java Developer
3 2 (5.71%) Consultant
4 1 (2.86%) Managed Services Consultant
4 1 (2.86%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (2.86%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 1 (2.86%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (2.86%) Node.js Developer
4 1 (2.86%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (2.86%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (2.86%) Architect
4 1 (2.86%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 1 (2.86%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (2.86%) Linux Consultant
4 1 (2.86%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (57.14%) Web Services
2 4 (11.43%) HTML
2 4 (11.43%) CSS
2 4 (11.43%) HTML5
2 4 (11.43%) CSS3
3 3 (8.57%) Sinatra
3 3 (8.57%) Sass
4 2 (5.71%) Spring
4 2 (5.71%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (2.86%) Middleware
5 1 (2.86%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) Open Source
2 2 (5.71%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.86%) Replication
3 1 (2.86%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 27 (77.14%) Linux
2 19 (54.29%) UNIX
3 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (37.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 11 (31.43%) Security Management
4 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (14.29%) TDD
5 4 (11.43%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (8.57%) Pair Programming
6 3 (8.57%) Web Design
7 2 (5.71%) ITIL
7 2 (5.71%) Scrum
7 2 (5.71%) BDD
8 1 (2.86%) ITIL V3
8 1 (2.86%) High Availability
8 1 (2.86%) Workflow
8 1 (2.86%) Benchmarking
8 1 (2.86%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.86%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (82.86%) Ruby
2 21 (60.00%) Java
3 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.43%) Perl
4 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.86%) PHP
4 1 (2.86%) Python
4 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) VCAP
2 1 (2.86%) RHCE
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.71%) vCloud
3 1 (2.86%) vSphere
3 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 29 (82.86%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (51.43%) Nagios
3 16 (45.71%) collectd
4 10 (28.57%) Puppet
5 8 (22.86%) Ansible
6 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (2.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (57.14%) Akamai
1 20 (57.14%) Foundry
2 7 (20.00%) Vyatta
2 7 (20.00%) VMware
3 4 (11.43%) New Relic
4 3 (8.57%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.71%) Rackspace
6 1 (2.86%) F5
6 1 (2.86%) Percona
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco
6 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.86%) JBoss
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago