Period
to 24 September 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Cloud Native in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cloud Native over the 6 months to 24 September 2021 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 143 106 204
Rank change year-on-year -37 +98 +17
Contract jobs citing Cloud Native 35 13 29
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.96% 0.73% 0.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.48% 2.09% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 7 21
10th Percentile £488 £448 £508
25th Percentile £513 £494 £525
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £575 £550
Median % change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £645 £631 £650
90th Percentile £693 £660 "
Central London median daily rate £600 £575 £550
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

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 the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,410 622 1,871
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.48% 34.90% 29.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,025 414 1,429
10th Percentile £381 £308 £318
25th Percentile £489 £413 £428
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
75th Percentile £688 £625 £625
90th Percentile £775 £700 £690
Central London median daily rate £600 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 26 33
10th Percentile £8.00 £13.88 £11.25
25th Percentile £16.00 £24.63 £12.76
Median hourly rate £32.40 £37.63 £19.50
Median % change year-on-year -13.89% +92.95% +1.30%
75th Percentile £42.50 £47.31 £23.75
90th Percentile £62.15 £52.13 £46.44
Central London median hourly rate £28.50 £36.75 £20.67
% change year-on-year -22.45% +77.84% +5.97%

Cloud Native
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Cloud Native as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Native in the City of London

Cloud Native
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Cloud Native in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Cloud Native in the City of London

Cloud Native
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Cloud Native in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Cloud Native in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 September 2021, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Cloud Native.

1 20 (57.14%) AWS
1 20 (57.14%) DevOps
2 19 (54.29%) Python
3 18 (51.43%) Infrastructure as Code
4 17 (48.57%) Kubernetes
5 16 (45.71%) Docker
5 16 (45.71%) Microservices
6 14 (40.00%) GDPR
6 14 (40.00%) Finance
6 14 (40.00%) Git (software)
7 13 (37.14%) Data Protection
7 13 (37.14%) Azure
7 13 (37.14%) Hedge funds
7 13 (37.14%) Legal
7 13 (37.14%) Financial Institution
7 13 (37.14%) Social Skills
7 13 (37.14%) AWS CloudFormation
8 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (28.57%) Subversion
9 10 (28.57%) Java
9 10 (28.57%) User Stories
10 9 (25.71%) Terraform
10 9 (25.71%) GCP
10 9 (25.71%) Deployment Automation
11 8 (22.86%) Node.js
12 7 (20.00%) Amazon SQS
12 7 (20.00%) Google
12 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
13 6 (17.14%) AOP
13 6 (17.14%) Migration

Cloud Native
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 20 (57.14%) AWS
2 13 (37.14%) AWS CloudFormation
2 13 (37.14%) Azure
3 9 (25.71%) GCP
4 7 (20.00%) Amazon SQS
5 5 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (14.29%) Serverless
6 3 (8.57%) Amazon EKS
6 3 (8.57%) GitHub
7 1 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (2.86%) Google Analytics
7 1 (2.86%) Google Tag Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Microsoft 365
7 1 (2.86%) Pulumi
7 1 (2.86%) SaaS
7 1 (2.86%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) NAS
1 1 (2.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (8.57%) BigQuery
2 3 (8.57%) Bigtable
2 3 (8.57%) Data Lake
3 2 (5.71%) Amazon Athena
3 2 (5.71%) Big Data
3 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.86%) Apache Zeppelin
4 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.86%) MySQL
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 10 (28.57%) Subversion
3 4 (11.43%) TeamCity
4 3 (8.57%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.71%) JIRA
6 1 (2.86%) ANTLR
6 1 (2.86%) Cypress.io
6 1 (2.86%) Gatling
6 1 (2.86%) JMeter
6 1 (2.86%) Mocha
6 1 (2.86%) Postman
6 1 (2.86%) Selenium
General
1 14 (40.00%) Finance
2 13 (37.14%) Financial Institution
2 13 (37.14%) Legal
2 13 (37.14%) Social Skills
3 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.71%) Front Office
5 1 (2.86%) Banking
5 1 (2.86%) Law
5 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.86%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 17 (48.57%) Architect
2 5 (14.29%) AWS Architect
2 5 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
2 5 (14.29%) Developer
2 5 (14.29%) Platform Architect
3 4 (11.43%) Senior DevOps
4 3 (8.57%) Azure Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Lead Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.86%) C# Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Database Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Database Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Database Specialist
6 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Front Office Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Lead Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) Node.js
2 2 (5.71%) .NET
2 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
2 2 (5.71%) ADO
2 2 (5.71%) Kafka
2 2 (5.71%) React
2 2 (5.71%) REST
3 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.86%) Apache NiFi
3 1 (2.86%) Chai
3 1 (2.86%) CSS
3 1 (2.86%) HTML
3 1 (2.86%) Next.js
3 1 (2.86%) NgRx
3 1 (2.86%) Play Framework
3 1 (2.86%) pytest
3 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) Hedge funds
2 2 (5.71%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.86%) Robotics
3 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Unix
2 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.86%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) DevOps
2 18 (51.43%) Infrastructure as Code
3 16 (45.71%) Microservices
4 13 (37.14%) Data Protection
5 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (28.57%) User Stories
7 9 (25.71%) Deployment Automation
8 6 (17.14%) AOP
8 6 (17.14%) Migration
8 6 (17.14%) Scrum
9 5 (14.29%) Fintech
10 4 (11.43%) Analytics
10 4 (11.43%) Collaborative Working
10 4 (11.43%) Decision-Making
10 4 (11.43%) IT Strategy
10 4 (11.43%) Test Automation
11 3 (8.57%) Data Management
11 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
11 3 (8.57%) Technical Architecture
11 3 (8.57%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 19 (54.29%) Python
2 10 (28.57%) Java
3 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 5 (14.29%) SQL
5 4 (11.43%) C#
5 4 (11.43%) TypeScript
6 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.86%) C
7 1 (2.86%) C++
7 1 (2.86%) F#
7 1 (2.86%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (40.00%) GDPR
2 1 (2.86%) Accessibility
2 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 16 (45.71%) Docker
2 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.86%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 17 (48.57%) Kubernetes
2 9 (25.71%) Terraform
3 1 (2.86%) Ambari
3 1 (2.86%) Ansible
3 1 (2.86%) Grafana
3 1 (2.86%) Kibana
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Google
2 3 (8.57%) IBM
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.86%) Ab Initio
4 1 (2.86%) Apple
4 1 (2.86%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.86%) Hortonworks
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle
4 1 (2.86%) PagerDuty
4 1 (2.86%) SAP
4 1 (2.86%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.86%) Splunk
4 1 (2.86%) Sybase