Period
to 11 December 2019

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 11 December 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 187 210 255
Rank change year-on-year +23 +45 -22
Contract jobs citing Cloud Native 28 47 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.50% 0.66% 0.056%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.55% 1.66% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 34 4
City of London median daily rate £550 £550 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -8.33% -4.00%
10th Percentile £507 £521 £511
90th Percentile £721 £650 £655
Central London median daily rate £550 £550 £600
% change year-on-year - -8.33% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central 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 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 1,803 2,837 3,015
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 32.20% 39.75% 41.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,374 2,193 2,352
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £287 £281 £313
90th Percentile £700 £713 £725
Central London median daily rate £513 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -2.38% - +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 61 35
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.25 £24.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -21.38% +28.87%
10th Percentile £12.46 £13.31 £13.13
90th Percentile £52.25 £33.00 £33.92
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.38 £22.26
% change year-on-year +8.39% -12.95% +20.64%

Cloud Native
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Cloud Native as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cloud Native in the City of London

Cloud Native
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Native in the City of London over the 6 months to 11 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cloud Native in the City of London

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 City of London region with a requirement for Cloud Native.

1 18 (64.29%) AWS
2 14 (50.00%) Kubernetes
3 13 (46.43%) Java
4 12 (42.86%) DevOps
5 11 (39.29%) Microservices
6 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (32.14%) Azure
7 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
8 8 (28.57%) JIRA
9 7 (25.00%) Software Engineering
9 7 (25.00%) .NET
9 7 (25.00%) Web Services
9 7 (25.00%) Amazon S3
9 7 (25.00%) Confluence
9 7 (25.00%) Terraform
9 7 (25.00%) AWS Lambda
9 7 (25.00%) Serverless
9 7 (25.00%) Infrastructure as Code
10 6 (21.43%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 6 (21.43%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (21.43%) Finance
11 5 (17.86%) Banking
11 5 (17.86%) Spring
11 5 (17.86%) Linux
11 5 (17.86%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (17.86%) Node.js
11 5 (17.86%) Docker
11 5 (17.86%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (17.86%) Spring Boot

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 7 (25.00%) Confluence
2 6 (21.43%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (14.29%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (10.71%) Apache Spark
5 2 (7.14%) Jupyter
6 1 (3.57%) Anypoint
6 1 (3.57%) Mule
6 1 (3.57%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 18 (64.29%) AWS
2 9 (32.14%) Azure
3 7 (25.00%) Amazon S3
3 7 (25.00%) AWS Lambda
3 7 (25.00%) Serverless
4 5 (17.86%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (14.29%) Amazon Glacier
5 4 (14.29%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (14.29%) AWS CodeDeploy
5 4 (14.29%) AWS CodePipeline
5 4 (14.29%) GCP
5 4 (14.29%) GitHub
5 4 (14.29%) Route 53
6 3 (10.71%) Amazon EMR
6 3 (10.71%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (7.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (7.14%) Amazon EKS
7 2 (7.14%) Amazon Kinesis
7 2 (7.14%) AWS CloudTrail
7 2 (7.14%) AWS Step Functions
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) HTTP
1 1 (3.57%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (14.29%) Big Data
3 3 (10.71%) Hadoop
3 3 (10.71%) NoSQL
4 2 (7.14%) Amazon Athena
4 2 (7.14%) Apache Hive
4 2 (7.14%) Apache Zeppelin
4 2 (7.14%) Data Lake
4 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (7.14%) Parquet
4 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (7.14%) Presto
5 1 (3.57%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.57%) BigQuery
5 1 (3.57%) HBase
5 1 (3.57%) HDInsight
5 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.57%) MySQL
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
2 8 (28.57%) JIRA
3 2 (7.14%) Artifactory
3 2 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
3 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.57%) CircleCI
4 1 (3.57%) JUnit
4 1 (3.57%) Postman
4 1 (3.57%) Selenium
4 1 (3.57%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (3.57%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Public Sector
4 1 (3.57%) Advertising
4 1 (3.57%) International Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Architect
1 7 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) AWS Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Cloud Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Cloud Developer
5 2 (7.14%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (7.14%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Azure Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Data Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Java Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Lead Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Lead Cloud Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Backend Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Cloud Native Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 1 (3.57%) React Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) .NET
1 7 (25.00%) Web Services
2 5 (17.86%) Node.js
2 5 (17.86%) Spring
2 5 (17.86%) Spring Boot
3 4 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 3 (10.71%) hapi
4 3 (10.71%) JSON
4 3 (10.71%) Kafka
4 3 (10.71%) React
4 3 (10.71%) RESTful
5 2 (7.14%) OAuth
5 2 (7.14%) OAuth2
5 2 (7.14%) XML
6 1 (3.57%) Express
6 1 (3.57%) OpenID
6 1 (3.57%) RAML
6 1 (3.57%) SAML
6 1 (3.57%) Sequelize
6 1 (3.57%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.57%) Replication
3 1 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Linux
2 4 (14.29%) Debian
2 4 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (3.57%) Android
3 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.57%) CentOS
3 1 (3.57%) CoreOS
3 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) DevOps
2 11 (39.29%) Microservices
3 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (25.00%) Infrastructure as Code
4 7 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (21.43%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 5 (17.86%) The Twelve-Factor App
7 4 (14.29%) Immutable Infrastructure
7 4 (14.29%) Technical Leadership
8 3 (10.71%) Analytics
8 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
9 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (7.14%) Data Analytics
9 2 (7.14%) Data Modelling
9 2 (7.14%) ETL
9 2 (7.14%) Investment Management
9 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (7.14%) Technical Analysis
9 2 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) Java
2 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 4 (14.29%) Python
3 3 (10.71%) SQL
4 2 (7.14%) Go
5 1 (3.57%) C
5 1 (3.57%) C#
5 1 (3.57%) Rust
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) AWS Certification
1 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Docker
2 2 (7.14%) HDFS
3 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.57%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (3.57%) XenApp
3 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 7 (25.00%) Terraform
3 4 (14.29%) Kibana
3 4 (14.29%) Packer
3 4 (14.29%) Prometheus
4 2 (7.14%) Ansible
4 2 (7.14%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (3.57%) Istio
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (3.57%) SCCM
5 1 (3.57%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Google
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 2 (7.14%) Tableau
2 1 (3.57%) Citrix
2 1 (3.57%) Confluent
2 1 (3.57%) Ivanti
2 1 (3.57%) MuleSoft
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) Veracode