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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 19 May 2022 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
19 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 108 121 129
Rank change year-on-year +13 +8 +76
Contract jobs citing Cloud Native 79 24 30
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.88% 0.86% 0.93%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.61% 2.24% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 17 20
10th Percentile £550 £439 £449
25th Percentile £588 £475 £494
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £725 £550 £575
Median % change year-on-year +31.82% -4.35% -11.54%
75th Percentile £850 £650 £628
90th Percentile - £800 £654
Central London median daily rate £725 £560 £550
% change year-on-year +29.46% +1.82% -15.38%

Cloud Native is in the General and Transferable 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 Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,409 1,071 1,040
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 33.56% 38.29% 32.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,014 728 754
10th Percentile £413 £342 £301
25th Percentile £495 £450 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.59% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £700 £651 £625
90th Percentile £808 £738 £688
Central London median daily rate £575 £550 £503
% change year-on-year +4.55% +9.45% -4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 15 39
10th Percentile £18.50 £8.00 £12.42
25th Percentile £37.00 £9.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate £46.50 £14.08 £27.18
Median % change year-on-year +230.37% -48.21% +41.17%
75th Percentile £59.50 £31.63 £41.48
90th Percentile £63.48 £40.70 £52.40
Central London median hourly rate £46.50 £17.98 £27.50
% change year-on-year +158.69% -34.64% +41.94%

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 19 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Cloud Native in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 May 2022, 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 53 (67.09%) DevOps
2 51 (64.56%) AWS
3 49 (62.03%) Kubernetes
4 38 (48.10%) CI/CD
5 37 (46.84%) Terraform
6 34 (43.04%) Microservices
7 33 (41.77%) Infrastructure as Code
8 32 (40.51%) Docker
9 28 (35.44%) Azure
10 25 (31.65%) Kafka
11 24 (30.38%) Agile
11 24 (30.38%) PowerShell
11 24 (30.38%) Serverless
12 22 (27.85%) SaaS
13 21 (26.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 21 (26.58%) Software Engineering
13 21 (26.58%) Python
14 20 (25.32%) AWS CloudFormation
14 20 (25.32%) AWS Lambda
15 19 (24.05%) Migration
16 18 (22.78%) TeamCity
16 18 (22.78%) Node.js
16 18 (22.78%) Full Stack Development
17 16 (20.25%) Finance
18 15 (18.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 14 (17.72%) Java
19 14 (17.72%) .NET
20 13 (16.46%) React
20 13 (16.46%) Amazon Kinesis
20 13 (16.46%) Site Reliability Engineering

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 5 (6.33%) Confluence
2 2 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.53%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.27%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 51 (64.56%) AWS
2 28 (35.44%) Azure
3 24 (30.38%) Serverless
4 22 (27.85%) SaaS
5 21 (26.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 20 (25.32%) AWS CloudFormation
6 20 (25.32%) AWS Lambda
7 13 (16.46%) Amazon Kinesis
8 7 (8.86%) PaaS
9 6 (7.59%) GCP
10 5 (6.33%) IaaS
11 4 (5.06%) Amazon S3
12 3 (3.80%) Datadog
12 3 (3.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (2.53%) Amazon CloudSearch
13 2 (2.53%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (2.53%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (2.53%) AWS Step Functions
13 2 (2.53%) GitHub
13 2 (2.53%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.86%) DNS
2 5 (6.33%) IPv6
3 3 (3.80%) DHCP
3 3 (3.80%) NGN
3 3 (3.80%) SD-WAN
3 3 (3.80%) WAN
4 2 (2.53%) Internet
4 2 (2.53%) VSAN
5 1 (1.27%) Firewall
5 1 (1.27%) Network Security
5 1 (1.27%) WebEx
5 1 (1.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 6 (7.59%) MySQL
3 5 (6.33%) NoSQL
3 5 (6.33%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.80%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.53%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (2.53%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.27%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.27%) Big Data
6 1 (1.27%) DTS
6 1 (1.27%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 18 (22.78%) TeamCity
2 5 (6.33%) JIRA
3 3 (3.80%) GitLab
3 3 (3.80%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.53%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.27%) git-flow
5 1 (1.27%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (20.25%) Finance
2 11 (13.92%) Social Skills
3 8 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (7.59%) Legal
5 4 (5.06%) Banking
5 4 (5.06%) Financial Institution
6 3 (3.80%) Influencing Skills
6 3 (3.80%) Presentation Skills
6 3 (3.80%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.27%) Front Office
7 1 (1.27%) Public Sector
7 1 (1.27%) Retail
7 1 (1.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (22.78%) Developer
2 15 (18.99%) Architect
2 15 (18.99%) Senior DevOps
3 12 (15.19%) Software Engineer
4 10 (12.66%) AWS Engineer
4 10 (12.66%) AWS Software Engineer
5 8 (10.13%) AWS Developer
6 7 (8.86%) Backend Developer
7 4 (5.06%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) Lead Software Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) Network Architect
7 4 (5.06%) Node.js Developer
7 4 (5.06%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.80%) AWS Architect
8 3 (3.80%) Cloud Developer
8 3 (3.80%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Java Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Java Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Service Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (31.65%) Kafka
2 18 (22.78%) Node.js
3 14 (17.72%) .NET
4 13 (16.46%) React
5 11 (13.92%) REST
6 5 (6.33%) Apache Camel
6 5 (6.33%) Spring Boot
7 4 (5.06%) RESTful
7 4 (5.06%) Web Services
8 3 (3.80%) .NET Core
8 3 (3.80%) AngularJS
8 3 (3.80%) GraphQL
8 3 (3.80%) Middleware
8 3 (3.80%) Spring
9 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (2.53%) CSS3
9 2 (2.53%) HTML5
9 2 (2.53%) Hystrix
9 2 (2.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (2.53%) Zuul
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.13%) Public Cloud
2 6 (7.59%) Algorithms
3 5 (6.33%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.33%) Data Structures
4 4 (5.06%) Hedge funds
5 3 (3.80%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (3.80%) Sports Betting
6 2 (2.53%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.53%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.27%) Legacy Applications
7 1 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.27%) PKI
7 1 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.86%) Linux
2 4 (5.06%) Windows
3 1 (1.27%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.27%) Unix
3 1 (1.27%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (67.09%) DevOps
2 38 (48.10%) CI/CD
3 34 (43.04%) Microservices
4 33 (41.77%) Infrastructure as Code
5 24 (30.38%) Agile
6 21 (26.58%) Software Engineering
7 19 (24.05%) Migration
8 18 (22.78%) Full Stack Development
9 13 (16.46%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 12 (15.19%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (13.92%) Event-Driven
12 10 (12.66%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
13 8 (10.13%) Test Automation
14 7 (8.86%) Application Security
14 7 (8.86%) Configuration Management
14 7 (8.86%) Fintech
15 5 (6.33%) Analytical Thinking
15 5 (6.33%) ITIL
15 5 (6.33%) Requirements Analysis
15 5 (6.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 24 (30.38%) PowerShell
2 21 (26.58%) Python
3 14 (17.72%) Java
4 12 (15.19%) JavaScript
5 9 (11.39%) C#
6 8 (10.13%) Bash
7 6 (7.59%) SQL
8 5 (6.33%) TypeScript
9 4 (5.06%) ES6
9 4 (5.06%) Perl
10 3 (3.80%) Go
11 2 (2.53%) C
11 2 (2.53%) C++
11 2 (2.53%) PHP
12 1 (1.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (3.80%) AWS Certification
1 3 (3.80%) Degree
2 2 (2.53%) CCIE
2 2 (2.53%) CCNA
2 2 (2.53%) CCNP
2 2 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (2.53%) TOGAF Certification
2 2 (2.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.27%) CISSP
3 1 (1.27%) GIAC
3 1 (1.27%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.06%) GDPR
2 1 (1.27%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (40.51%) Docker
2 2 (2.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.53%) vCloud
2 2 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.53%) VMware NSX
2 2 (2.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 49 (62.03%) Kubernetes
2 37 (46.84%) Terraform
3 4 (5.06%) Ansible
3 4 (5.06%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.80%) Puppet
5 2 (2.53%) Prometheus
5 2 (2.53%) vRealize
6 1 (1.27%) Grafana
6 1 (1.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (11.39%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.33%) Atlassian
3 4 (5.06%) Google
4 3 (3.80%) Dell
4 3 (3.80%) Refinitiv
5 2 (2.53%) Cisco
5 2 (2.53%) Infoblox
5 2 (2.53%) PagerDuty
5 2 (2.53%) VMware
6 1 (1.27%) Databricks
6 1 (1.27%) LogicMonitor
6 1 (1.27%) New Relic
6 1 (1.27%) Salesforce.com