Period
to 7 May 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 7 May 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
7 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 128 134 208
Rank change year-on-year +6 +74 +36
Contract jobs citing Cloud Native 25 29 38
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.92% 0.83% 0.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.48% 2.69% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 29
10th Percentile £439 £446 £506
25th Percentile £475 £481 £525
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £563 £650
Median % change year-on-year -2.22% -13.46% +23.81%
75th Percentile £650 £619 "
90th Percentile £775 £641 £691
Central London median daily rate £560 £550 £650
% change year-on-year +1.82% -15.38% +18.18%

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 1,008 1,079 2,155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.10% 30.78% 33.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 689 781 1,587
10th Percentile £342 £285 £315
25th Percentile £450 £413 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - -
75th Percentile £650 £625 £625
90th Percentile £725 £688 £697
Central London median daily rate £550 £505 £525
% change year-on-year +8.91% -3.81% +0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 41 39
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.42 £11.25
25th Percentile £11.72 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate £16.03 £27.00 £19.25
Median % change year-on-year -40.65% +40.26% -10.47%
75th Percentile £34.44 £39.25 £37.50
90th Percentile £41.28 £52.25 £44.80
Central London median hourly rate £17.98 £27.09 £19.63
% change year-on-year -33.64% +38.03% -7.05%

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 7 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Cloud Native in the City of London

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 11 (44.00%) GCP
1 11 (44.00%) Kubernetes
2 10 (40.00%) Microservices
2 10 (40.00%) Finance
3 9 (36.00%) Python
3 9 (36.00%) Azure
3 9 (36.00%) AWS
4 7 (28.00%) DevOps
4 7 (28.00%) Terraform
5 6 (24.00%) Migration
5 6 (24.00%) Java
6 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (20.00%) Public Cloud
6 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure as Code
7 4 (16.00%) Google
7 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
7 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
8 3 (12.00%) C#
8 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
8 3 (12.00%) Banking
8 3 (12.00%) Spring Boot
8 3 (12.00%) React
8 3 (12.00%) Node.js
8 3 (12.00%) Big Data
8 3 (12.00%) Kafka
8 3 (12.00%) IaaS
8 3 (12.00%) Go
8 3 (12.00%) Social Skills
8 3 (12.00%) Serverless
8 3 (12.00%) AWS Fargate

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 2 (8.00%) Apache Spark
1 2 (8.00%) Confluence
2 1 (4.00%) Alfresco
2 1 (4.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 11 (44.00%) GCP
2 9 (36.00%) AWS
2 9 (36.00%) Azure
3 3 (12.00%) Amazon ECS
3 3 (12.00%) Amazon EKS
3 3 (12.00%) AWS Fargate
3 3 (12.00%) IaaS
3 3 (12.00%) Serverless
4 2 (8.00%) Amazon Kinesis
4 2 (8.00%) GitHub
4 2 (8.00%) PaaS
5 1 (4.00%) Akamai
5 1 (4.00%) Amazon Cognito
5 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (4.00%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (4.00%) Azure Logic Apps
5 1 (4.00%) Azure Storage
5 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (4.00%) SaaS
5 1 (4.00%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) NAS
1 1 (4.00%) SAN
1 1 (4.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Big Data
2 2 (8.00%) Data Lake
2 2 (8.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.00%) JIRA
2 2 (8.00%) webpack
3 1 (4.00%) ANTLR
3 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (4.00%) Bitbucket
3 1 (4.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (4.00%) Robot Framework
General
1 10 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Banking
2 3 (12.00%) Social Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Organisational Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Presentation Skills
4 1 (4.00%) Back Office
4 1 (4.00%) Front Office
4 1 (4.00%) Games
4 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Architect
2 7 (28.00%) Developer
3 3 (12.00%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Lead Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Platform Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Data Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) 3D Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Azure DevOps
5 1 (4.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Azure Software Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) F# Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Integration Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Kubernetes Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Platform Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) Kafka
1 3 (12.00%) Node.js
1 3 (12.00%) React
1 3 (12.00%) Spring Boot
2 2 (8.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.00%) CSS
2 2 (8.00%) Express
2 2 (8.00%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (8.00%) GraphQL
2 2 (8.00%) J2EE
2 2 (8.00%) Redux
2 2 (8.00%) REST
2 2 (8.00%) RESTful
3 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.00%) Django
3 1 (4.00%) Spring
3 1 (4.00%) Web Services
3 1 (4.00%) WebAssembly
3 1 (4.00%) WebGL
3 1 (4.00%) XHR
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Public Cloud
2 2 (8.00%) SWIFT
3 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.00%) Hedge funds
3 1 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Microservices
2 7 (28.00%) DevOps
3 6 (24.00%) Migration
4 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure as Code
5 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (8.00%) Cloud Operations
6 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.00%) Data Science
6 2 (8.00%) Digital Banking
6 2 (8.00%) Open Source
6 2 (8.00%) SDLC
6 2 (8.00%) Statistical Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) Target Operating Model
7 1 (4.00%) Business Development
7 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling
7 1 (4.00%) OO
7 1 (4.00%) Scrum
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) Python
2 6 (24.00%) Java
3 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.00%) C#
4 3 (12.00%) Go
5 2 (8.00%) ES6
5 2 (8.00%) SQL
6 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.00%) C++
6 1 (4.00%) F#
6 1 (4.00%) R
6 1 (4.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) ISO 20022
Systems Management
1 11 (44.00%) Kubernetes
2 7 (28.00%) Terraform
3 3 (12.00%) Istio
4 2 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (4.00%) Ansible
5 1 (4.00%) Grafana
5 1 (4.00%) Prometheus
5 1 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Google
2 1 (4.00%) Autodesk
2 1 (4.00%) MuleSoft
2 1 (4.00%) ServiceNow