Period
to 20 July 2019

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 20 July 2019 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
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 244 263 254
Rank change year-on-year +19 -9 +3
Contract jobs citing Cloud Native 35 32 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.40% 0.34% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.20% 0.87% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 27 6
Central London median daily rate £550 £550 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -8.33% -2.04%
10th Percentile £506 £450 £531
90th Percentile £763 £753 £688
London median daily rate £600 £575 £600
% change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% -2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - - -

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 2,923 3,688 2,981
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 33.77% 39.45% 39.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,158 2,781 2,222
Central London median daily rate £525 £520 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £330 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £713 £675
London median daily rate £525 £505 £500
% change year-on-year +3.96% +1.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 63 36
Central London median hourly rate £20.75 £20.00 £17.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +12.06% -6.07%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.25 £12.51
90th Percentile £50.61 £43.40 £29.88
London median hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £21.70
% change year-on-year +8.89% +3.69% +8.50%

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 20 July 2019.

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 20 July 2019. 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 +17 31 £550 +4.76% 21
City of Westminster -16 2 £675 -10.00%
Cloud Native
London

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, 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 26 (74.29%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (71.43%) DevOps
3 20 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (48.57%) Docker
4 17 (48.57%) Terraform
5 16 (45.71%) Python
6 14 (40.00%) Java
6 14 (40.00%) Jenkins
7 12 (34.29%) Linux
7 12 (34.29%) Git (software)
8 10 (28.57%) Ansible
8 10 (28.57%) Amazon S3
8 10 (28.57%) SQL
9 9 (25.71%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (25.71%) Kubernetes
9 9 (25.71%) Google Cloud Platform
9 9 (25.71%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (25.71%) Fintech
9 9 (25.71%) Serverless
9 9 (25.71%) Amazon ECS
10 8 (22.86%) AWS Lambda
10 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (22.86%) Bash Shell
10 8 (22.86%) Confluence
10 8 (22.86%) Node.js
10 8 (22.86%) JIRA
10 8 (22.86%) Finance
10 8 (22.86%) Banking
10 8 (22.86%) Configuration Management
11 7 (20.00%) Unix

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 8 (22.86%) Confluence
2 6 (17.14%) Apache Spark
3 3 (8.57%) Apache
4 2 (5.71%) IIS
4 2 (5.71%) Jupyter
5 1 (2.86%) Anypoint
5 1 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.86%) Mule
5 1 (2.86%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 26 (74.29%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (28.57%) Amazon S3
3 9 (25.71%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (25.71%) Amazon ECS
3 9 (25.71%) Google Cloud Platform
3 9 (25.71%) Serverless
4 8 (22.86%) AWS Lambda
4 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (20.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 7 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 6 (17.14%) GitHub
7 5 (14.29%) CloudFront
7 5 (14.29%) Route 53
8 3 (8.57%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (8.57%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (5.71%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (5.71%) IaaS
9 2 (5.71%) OpenShift
9 2 (5.71%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) Firewall
2 1 (2.86%) AMQP
2 1 (2.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
1 5 (14.29%) Big Data
1 5 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 5 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 3 (8.57%) Data Lake
2 3 (8.57%) Hadoop
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.71%) Amazon Athena
3 2 (5.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (5.71%) Apache Hive
3 2 (5.71%) Apache Zeppelin
3 2 (5.71%) BigQuery
3 2 (5.71%) Blockchain
3 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.71%) MySQL
3 2 (5.71%) Parquet
3 2 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.71%) Presto
3 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.86%) HDInsight
Development Applications
1 14 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 12 (34.29%) Git (software)
3 8 (22.86%) JIRA
4 3 (8.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (8.57%) Cucumber
4 3 (8.57%) Maven
4 3 (8.57%) Selenium
5 2 (5.71%) JMeter
6 1 (2.86%) Artifactory
6 1 (2.86%) Concordion
6 1 (2.86%) EasyMock
6 1 (2.86%) JUnit
6 1 (2.86%) Mockito
6 1 (2.86%) Selenium IDE
General
1 8 (22.86%) Banking
1 8 (22.86%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Games
3 1 (2.86%) International Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) AWS Engineer
1 11 (31.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (25.71%) Architect
2 9 (25.71%) AWS DevOps
2 9 (25.71%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
3 5 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
4 4 (11.43%) Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Security Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Data Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) AWS Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Cloud Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Automation Tester
7 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Java Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) Node.js
2 5 (14.29%) Kafka
2 5 (14.29%) OAuth
2 5 (14.29%) OAuth2
2 5 (14.29%) Spring
2 5 (14.29%) Spring Boot
3 4 (11.43%) Web Services
4 3 (8.57%) .NET
4 3 (8.57%) JSON
5 2 (5.71%) XML
6 1 (2.86%) .NET Core
6 1 (2.86%) Gherkin
6 1 (2.86%) RAML
6 1 (2.86%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (17.14%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (14.29%) Analytical Mindset
4 4 (11.43%) PKI
4 4 (11.43%) Public Cloud
5 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (5.71%) Clustering
6 2 (5.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
7 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
7 1 (2.86%) Private Cloud
7 1 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Linux
2 7 (20.00%) Unix
3 3 (8.57%) Windows
4 2 (5.71%) CentOS
4 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.71%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.86%) Android
5 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (71.43%) DevOps
2 20 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (25.71%) Fintech
4 8 (22.86%) Configuration Management
5 7 (20.00%) Microservices
6 6 (17.14%) Analytics
6 6 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (17.14%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (17.14%) Security Architecture
6 6 (17.14%) Test Automation
7 5 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
8 4 (11.43%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (11.43%) Cryptography
8 4 (11.43%) Data Science
8 4 (11.43%) Deployment Automation
8 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
8 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (8.57%) Data Modelling
9 3 (8.57%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) Python
2 14 (40.00%) Java
3 10 (28.57%) SQL
4 8 (22.86%) Bash Shell
5 3 (8.57%) C#
5 3 (8.57%) Ruby
6 2 (5.71%) C++
6 2 (5.71%) Go
6 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.71%) R
7 1 (2.86%) C
7 1 (2.86%) PHP
7 1 (2.86%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) AWS Certification
1 5 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 17 (48.57%) Docker
2 2 (5.71%) HDFS
3 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (48.57%) Terraform
2 10 (28.57%) Ansible
3 9 (25.71%) Kubernetes
3 9 (25.71%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (14.29%) Puppet
5 3 (8.57%) Packer
6 2 (5.71%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (2.86%) Grafana
7 1 (2.86%) Kibana
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Google
2 5 (14.29%) Atlassian
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle
3 2 (5.71%) Tableau
4 1 (2.86%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.86%) Databricks
4 1 (2.86%) hybris
4 1 (2.86%) IBM
4 1 (2.86%) MuleSoft