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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Cloud Foundry
Rank 562 535 523
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -12
Contract jobs citing Cloud Foundry 21 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.037% 0.036%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.23% 0.21% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 12
Average daily rate
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£550 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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
9071 8512 8152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.78% 17.67% 18.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5679 5033 4571
Average daily rate £400 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 312 312 417
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.04 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.60 £35.40 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

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 30 January 2015.

Cloud Foundry Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Cloud Foundry
Top 8 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 30 January 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
London -2 21 £550 +15.78% 4
England -15 21 £550 +15.78% 6
Isleworth - 1 £560 - 1
Tonbridge - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
Surrey - - - -
South East - - - - 2

Cloud Foundry
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 35 (87.50%) Ruby
2 29 (72.50%) VMware
3 22 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (52.50%) QA
5 20 (50.00%) Java
6 19 (47.50%) Cucumber
6 19 (47.50%) Sinatra
7 18 (45.00%) Akamai
8 17 (42.50%) HTML5
8 17 (42.50%) CSS3
8 17 (42.50%) Responsive Web Design
8 17 (42.50%) Sass
8 17 (42.50%) Capybara
8 17 (42.50%) Nagios
8 17 (42.50%) JavaScript
8 17 (42.50%) CSS
8 17 (42.50%) HTML
8 17 (42.50%) TeamCity
8 17 (42.50%) Git (software)
8 17 (42.50%) Web Design
9 16 (40.00%) Linux
9 16 (40.00%) Open Source
10 15 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
10 15 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
10 15 (37.50%) PaaS
10 15 (37.50%) New Relic
10 15 (37.50%) DevOps
10 15 (37.50%) Graylog2
10 15 (37.50%) Web Services
10 15 (37.50%) IntelliJ

Cloud Foundry
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 14 (35.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.50%) IIS
2 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.50%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.50%) Node.js
2 1 (2.50%) CloudStack
Cloud Services
1 15 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (37.50%) PaaS
2 14 (35.00%) Heroku
3 13 (32.50%) Engine Yard
4 2 (5.00%) OpenShift
5 1 (2.50%) SoftLayer
5 1 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.50%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 14 (35.00%) DNS
2 11 (27.50%) TCP/IP
2 11 (27.50%) Firewall
2 11 (27.50%) VLAN
3 4 (10.00%) SSL
4 2 (5.00%) LDAP
4 2 (5.00%) SMTP
4 2 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.00%) MySQL
1 14 (35.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 14 (35.00%) NoSQL
2 13 (32.50%) MongoDB
3 12 (30.00%) RDBMS
3 12 (30.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (7.50%) Hadoop
4 3 (7.50%) Big Data
5 2 (5.00%) HBase
6 1 (2.50%) Voldemort
6 1 (2.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 19 (47.50%) Cucumber
2 17 (42.50%) Capybara
2 17 (42.50%) TeamCity
2 17 (42.50%) Git (software)
3 15 (37.50%) IntelliJ
4 14 (35.00%) Jenkins
5 10 (25.00%) Subversion
6 2 (5.00%) RSpec
6 2 (5.00%) WATIR
7 1 (2.50%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 20 (50.00%) Developer
2 16 (40.00%) Ruby Developer
3 13 (32.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 12 (30.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Architect
8 1 (2.50%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Consultant
8 1 (2.50%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (2.50%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Cloud Consultant
8 1 (2.50%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (47.50%) Sinatra
2 17 (42.50%) HTML5
2 17 (42.50%) CSS3
2 17 (42.50%) Sass
2 17 (42.50%) CSS
2 17 (42.50%) HTML
3 15 (37.50%) Web Services
4 12 (30.00%) MCollective
5 2 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (2.50%) RESTful
6 1 (2.50%) Lucene
6 1 (2.50%) Akka
6 1 (2.50%) HornetQ
6 1 (2.50%) WAMP
6 1 (2.50%) REST
6 1 (2.50%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (40.00%) Open Source
2 14 (35.00%) Clustering
3 12 (30.00%) Device Driver
4 9 (22.50%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.00%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.50%) N-Tier
6 1 (2.50%) Streaming Video
6 1 (2.50%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 16 (40.00%) Linux
2 13 (32.50%) Ubuntu
3 12 (30.00%) CentOS
4 7 (17.50%) Windows
5 1 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (42.50%) Responsive Web Design
2 17 (42.50%) Web Design
3 15 (37.50%) DevOps
4 14 (35.00%) TDD
5 12 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (27.50%) Pair Programming
6 11 (27.50%) Load Balancing
6 11 (27.50%) Release Management
7 6 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (15.00%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (7.50%) BDD
9 2 (5.00%) Content Management
9 2 (5.00%) Test Automation
9 2 (5.00%) OOP
9 2 (5.00%) ITIL
10 1 (2.50%) Project Management
10 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Architecture
10 1 (2.50%) Technical Architecture
10 1 (2.50%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 35 (87.50%) Ruby
2 20 (50.00%) Java
3 17 (42.50%) JavaScript
4 14 (35.00%) Python
4 14 (35.00%) Perl
5 12 (30.00%) Shell Script
5 12 (30.00%) Bash Shell
6 10 (25.00%) Korn
7 2 (5.00%) Golang
7 2 (5.00%) SQL
8 1 (2.50%) C
8 1 (2.50%) C#
8 1 (2.50%) C++
8 1 (2.50%) Scala
8 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (52.50%) QA
System Software
1 15 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (42.50%) Nagios
2 15 (37.50%) Graylog2
3 14 (35.00%) Puppet
4 12 (30.00%) Cobbler
5 11 (27.50%) collectd
6 3 (7.50%) ZABBIX
7 2 (5.00%) Graphite
7 2 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (2.50%) Ansible
8 1 (2.50%) logstash
8 1 (2.50%) Opsview
Vendors
1 29 (72.50%) VMware
2 18 (45.00%) Akamai
3 15 (37.50%) New Relic
4 14 (35.00%) Oracle
5 12 (30.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.50%) IBM
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