Period
to 4 April 2020

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 4 April 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 143 202 245
Rank change year-on-year +59 +43 -14
Contract jobs citing Cloud Native 33 47 10
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.79% 0.69% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.28% 1.87% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 35 10
Median daily rate £550 £650 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.38% +26.77% -19.57%
10th Percentile £446 £544 £448
90th Percentile £806 £671 £636
Central London median daily rate £550 £650 £513
% change year-on-year -15.38% +26.77% -21.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 1,449 2,518 2,902
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 34.76% 37.14% 40.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,044 1,852 2,264
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £285 £305 £316
90th Percentile £700 £688 £725
Central London median daily rate £510 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -2.86% - +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 42 53
Median hourly rate £25.72 £18.98 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.55% -11.74% +13.16%
10th Percentile £12.42 £14.05 £12.65
90th Percentile £52.25 £37.50 £48.45
Median hourly rate £26.72 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +33.60% -6.98% +13.16%

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 4 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Cloud Native in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 April 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 City of London region with a requirement for Cloud Native.

1 19 (57.58%) AWS
2 15 (45.45%) Kubernetes
3 13 (39.39%) DevOps
4 12 (36.36%) Azure
4 12 (36.36%) .NET
5 11 (33.33%) Java
6 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (27.27%) Serverless
7 9 (27.27%) Infrastructure as Code
8 8 (24.24%) Node.js
8 8 (24.24%) Microservices
9 7 (21.21%) C#
9 7 (21.21%) Deployment Automation
9 7 (21.21%) Terraform
10 6 (18.18%) AWS Lambda
10 6 (18.18%) Python
10 6 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (18.18%) GitHub
10 6 (18.18%) Jenkins
10 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
10 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
10 6 (18.18%) Git (software)
11 5 (15.15%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (15.15%) Docker
11 5 (15.15%) Spring
11 5 (15.15%) Windows
11 5 (15.15%) Linux
12 4 (12.12%) Unix
12 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
12 4 (12.12%) .NET Framework

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 4 (12.12%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (9.09%) Confluence
3 2 (6.06%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.03%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 19 (57.58%) AWS
2 12 (36.36%) Azure
3 9 (27.27%) Serverless
4 6 (18.18%) AWS Lambda
4 6 (18.18%) GitHub
5 5 (15.15%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (12.12%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (12.12%) Amazon S3
7 3 (9.09%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (6.06%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (6.06%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (6.06%) Azure Functions
8 2 (6.06%) IaaS
8 2 (6.06%) OpenShift
8 2 (6.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (3.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (3.03%) Amazon Glacier
9 1 (3.03%) AWS CodeDeploy
9 1 (3.03%) AWS CodePipeline
9 1 (3.03%) AWS Step Functions
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) DNS
1 2 (6.06%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon Athena
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (6.06%) Data Lake
3 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 6 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 3 (9.09%) JIRA
2 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.06%) Subversion
4 1 (3.03%) Ant
4 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.03%) Maven
4 1 (3.03%) Selenium
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
1 3 (9.09%) Public Sector
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
2 1 (3.03%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Architect
1 11 (33.33%) Developer
2 5 (15.15%) Cloud Architect
3 4 (12.12%) Cloud Developer
3 4 (12.12%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) AWS Architect
4 3 (9.09%) AWS Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.06%) AWS Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (6.06%) AWS Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Azure Architect
5 2 (6.06%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Security Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.03%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Backend Developer
6 1 (3.03%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (36.36%) .NET
2 8 (24.24%) Node.js
3 5 (15.15%) Spring
4 4 (12.12%) .NET Framework
4 4 (12.12%) Spring Boot
5 3 (9.09%) hapi
6 2 (6.06%) JSON
6 2 (6.06%) React
6 2 (6.06%) Web Services
6 2 (6.06%) YAML
7 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.03%) Express
7 1 (3.03%) Hibernate
7 1 (3.03%) HTML
7 1 (3.03%) HTML5
7 1 (3.03%) Kafka
7 1 (3.03%) RESTful
7 1 (3.03%) Sequelize
7 1 (3.03%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (6.06%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.06%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.03%) User Experience
3 1 (3.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Linux
1 5 (15.15%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Unix
3 2 (6.06%) SUSE
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.03%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) DevOps
2 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (27.27%) Infrastructure as Code
4 8 (24.24%) Microservices
5 7 (21.21%) Deployment Automation
6 6 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (12.12%) Test Automation
7 4 (12.12%) The Twelve-Factor App
8 3 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (9.09%) Front End Development
8 3 (9.09%) Immutable Infrastructure
8 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Automation
8 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 3 (9.09%) Kanban
8 3 (9.09%) Technical Leadership
8 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
9 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (6.06%) Security Architecture
9 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
9 2 (6.06%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) Java
2 7 (21.21%) C#
3 6 (18.18%) Python
4 4 (12.12%) Go
5 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
5 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 3 (9.09%) SQL
6 2 (6.06%) Groovy
6 2 (6.06%) Ruby
6 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) CISSP
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) NIST
1 1 (3.03%) PSD2
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (45.45%) Kubernetes
2 7 (21.21%) Terraform
3 2 (6.06%) Ansible
4 1 (3.03%) Kibana
4 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.03%) Packer
4 1 (3.03%) Prometheus
4 1 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) Atlassian
2 2 (6.06%) TOWER Software