Period
to 23 February 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Cloud Native in contract job vacancies advertised in Central London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cloud Native over the 6 months to 23 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Cloud Native
London > Central London
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 188 221 280
Rank change year-on-year +33 +59 -27
Contract jobs citing Cloud Native 35 61 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.60% 0.69% 0.067%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.74% 1.84% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 46 6
Central London median daily rate £550 £613 £613
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.20% - -2.00%
10th Percentile £507 £525 £475
90th Percentile £834 £706 £756
London median daily rate £575 £585 £575
% change year-on-year -1.71% +1.74% +4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - £35.00 -

Cloud Native is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,009 3,319 3,574
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 34.39% 37.40% 39.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,457 2,431 2,765
Central London median daily rate £505 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.81% - +9.38%
10th Percentile £285 £300 £313
90th Percentile £688 £700 £713
London median daily rate £515 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -2.00% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 52 48
Central London median hourly rate £24.12 £18.70 £21.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.98% -13.53% +13.82%
10th Percentile £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £52.15 £34.40 £48.33
London median hourly rate £25.68 £23.13 £23.50
% change year-on-year +11.02% -1.57% +6.82%

Cloud Native
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Cloud Native as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Native in Central London

Cloud Native
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cloud Native in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cloud Native in Central London

Cloud Native
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Native in Central London over the 6 months to 23 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cloud Native in Central London

Cloud Native
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Native within the Central London region over the 6 months to 23 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +44 27 £550 -4.35% 38
City of Westminster +7 3 £900 +33.33%
Cloud Native
London

For the 6 months to 23 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Cloud Native also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Cloud Native.

1 28 (80.00%) AWS
2 15 (42.86%) DevOps
3 14 (40.00%) Kubernetes
4 12 (34.29%) Serverless
5 11 (31.43%) Infrastructure as Code
5 11 (31.43%) Azure
6 10 (28.57%) Terraform
7 9 (25.71%) AWS Lambda
7 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (25.71%) Amazon S3
7 9 (25.71%) Node.js
8 8 (22.86%) Amazon RDS
8 8 (22.86%) Microservices
8 8 (22.86%) Java
8 8 (22.86%) .NET
9 7 (20.00%) Linux
9 7 (20.00%) Python
9 7 (20.00%) GitHub
9 7 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (17.14%) Confluence
10 6 (17.14%) Amazon SQS
10 6 (17.14%) Unix
10 6 (17.14%) JIRA
10 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
10 6 (17.14%) Immutable Infrastructure
10 6 (17.14%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 6 (17.14%) Front End Development
11 5 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
11 5 (14.29%) Amazon Athena
11 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared

Cloud Native
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 6 (17.14%) Confluence
2 5 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (11.43%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (8.57%) Apache Spark
5 1 (2.86%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 28 (80.00%) AWS
2 12 (34.29%) Serverless
3 11 (31.43%) Azure
4 9 (25.71%) Amazon S3
4 9 (25.71%) AWS Lambda
5 7 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (20.00%) GitHub
6 6 (17.14%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (11.43%) Amazon Glacier
8 4 (11.43%) AWS CodeDeploy
8 4 (11.43%) AWS CodePipeline
8 4 (11.43%) Route 53
9 3 (8.57%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (5.71%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (5.71%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (5.71%) Azure Functions
10 2 (5.71%) GCP
10 2 (5.71%) OpenShift
10 2 (5.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) DNS
1 2 (5.71%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (14.29%) Amazon Athena
2 5 (14.29%) Amazon Redshift
3 3 (8.57%) Amazon Aurora
3 3 (8.57%) Hadoop
4 2 (5.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (5.71%) Big Data
4 2 (5.71%) Data Lake
4 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.71%) Tick Data
5 1 (2.86%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.86%) OLAP
5 1 (2.86%) OLTP
5 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
1 6 (17.14%) JIRA
2 5 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.71%) Subversion
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Front Office
2 2 (5.71%) Public Sector
3 1 (2.86%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Architect
2 9 (25.71%) Developer
3 7 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) Cloud Architect
5 4 (11.43%) AWS Architect
5 4 (11.43%) AWS Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Cloud Developer
6 3 (8.57%) AWS DevOps
6 3 (8.57%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (5.71%) AWS Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) AWS Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Azure Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.86%) Big Data Architect
8 1 (2.86%) Cloud Consultant
8 1 (2.86%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.71%) Node.js
2 8 (22.86%) .NET
3 5 (14.29%) Web Services
4 4 (11.43%) .NET Framework
4 4 (11.43%) Kafka
4 4 (11.43%) Spring
4 4 (11.43%) Spring Boot
5 3 (8.57%) CSS
5 3 (8.57%) CSS3
5 3 (8.57%) hapi
5 3 (8.57%) HTML
5 3 (8.57%) HTML5
5 3 (8.57%) Vue.js
5 3 (8.57%) Vuetify.js
5 3 (8.57%) Vuex
6 2 (5.71%) JSON
6 2 (5.71%) React
6 2 (5.71%) YAML
7 1 (2.86%) Express
7 1 (2.86%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (8.57%) Hedge funds
3 2 (5.71%) Fixed Income
3 2 (5.71%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.71%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Linux
2 6 (17.14%) Unix
3 4 (11.43%) Debian
4 2 (5.71%) Windows
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.86%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) DevOps
2 11 (31.43%) Infrastructure as Code
3 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (22.86%) Microservices
5 6 (17.14%) Front End Development
5 6 (17.14%) Immutable Infrastructure
5 6 (17.14%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (11.43%) Data Engineering
6 4 (11.43%) Deployment Automation
6 4 (11.43%) Open Source
6 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
6 4 (11.43%) Technical Leadership
6 4 (11.43%) The Twelve-Factor App
7 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce
7 3 (8.57%) ETL
7 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Automation
7 3 (8.57%) Kanban
8 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 2 (5.71%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) Java
2 7 (20.00%) Python
3 5 (14.29%) Go
3 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 4 (11.43%) SQL
5 3 (8.57%) Bash Shell
5 3 (8.57%) C#
5 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.71%) Groovy
6 2 (5.71%) Ruby
6 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) AWS Certification
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) PSD2
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) Docker
2 1 (2.86%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 14 (40.00%) Kubernetes
2 10 (28.57%) Terraform
3 4 (11.43%) Kibana
3 4 (11.43%) Packer
3 4 (11.43%) Prometheus
4 1 (2.86%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) Atlassian
1 2 (5.71%) Google
1 2 (5.71%) TOWER Software
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) Twitter