Period
to 9 August 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 9 August 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
9 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 112 211 227
Rank change year-on-year +99 +16 +13
Contract jobs citing Cloud Native 21 31 26
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.94% 0.47% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.63% 1.45% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 23 22
Median daily rate £525 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% -8.70%
10th Percentile £428 £506 £450
90th Percentile £683 £650 £722
Central London median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -12.50%
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 797 2,145 2,855
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 35.76% 32.85% 41.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 517 1,594 2,173
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £313 £325 £313
90th Percentile £700 £675 £725
Central London median daily rate £513 £525 £521
% change year-on-year -2.38% +0.72% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 47 53
Median hourly rate £35.25 £20.83 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.23% +4.15% -5.56%
10th Percentile £12.66 £11.25 £14.36
90th Percentile £47.75 £55.90 £45.86
Median hourly rate £35.25 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +67.86% +5.00% +6.95%

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 9 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Cloud Native in the City of London

For the 6 months to 9 August 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 13 (61.90%) Kubernetes
2 12 (57.14%) AWS
3 11 (52.38%) Azure
4 8 (38.10%) C#
4 8 (38.10%) DevOps
5 7 (33.33%) .NET
6 6 (28.57%) Windows
6 6 (28.57%) Serverless
7 5 (23.81%) Deployment Automation
7 5 (23.81%) Microservices
7 5 (23.81%) Docker
7 5 (23.81%) GitHub
7 5 (23.81%) Python
7 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (19.05%) Linux
8 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
8 4 (19.05%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (14.29%) Azure Functions
9 3 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (14.29%) Terraform
9 3 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
9 3 (14.29%) Go
9 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
9 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
9 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
9 3 (14.29%) Java
9 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
9 3 (14.29%) Unix
9 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing

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 (9.52%) Confluence
2 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.76%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (57.14%) AWS
2 11 (52.38%) Azure
3 6 (28.57%) Serverless
4 5 (23.81%) GitHub
5 4 (19.05%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (14.29%) Azure Functions
7 2 (9.52%) GCP
7 2 (9.52%) IaaS
7 2 (9.52%) Logic Apps
7 2 (9.52%) OpenShift
8 1 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (4.76%) Amazon S3
8 1 (4.76%) AWS Step Functions
8 1 (4.76%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) DNS
1 2 (9.52%) OpenVPN
2 1 (4.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Cosmos DB
2 1 (4.76%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 2 (9.52%) JIRA
3 1 (4.76%) Ant
3 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.76%) Maven
3 1 (4.76%) Selenium
General
1 2 (9.52%) Banking
1 2 (9.52%) Public Sector
2 1 (4.76%) Games
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 2 (9.52%) AWS Architect
4 2 (9.52%) AWS Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Azure Developer
4 2 (9.52%) C# Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Architect
5 1 (4.76%) AWS Operator
5 1 (4.76%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (4.76%) DevSecOps Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Logic Apps Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Security Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Developer
5 1 (4.76%) UI Developer
5 1 (4.76%) UI/UX Developer
5 1 (4.76%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
2 2 (9.52%) JSON
2 2 (9.52%) Node.js
2 2 (9.52%) YAML
3 1 (4.76%) .NET Core
3 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
3 1 (4.76%) HTML
3 1 (4.76%) HTML5
3 1 (4.76%) REST
3 1 (4.76%) RESTful
3 1 (4.76%) Spring
3 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
1 2 (9.52%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Linux
3 3 (14.29%) Unix
4 2 (9.52%) SUSE
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) DevOps
2 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (23.81%) Deployment Automation
2 5 (23.81%) Microservices
3 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
4 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure as Code
4 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (9.52%) DevSecOps
5 2 (9.52%) Fintech
5 2 (9.52%) Immutable Infrastructure
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Automation
5 2 (9.52%) Kanban
5 2 (9.52%) Workflow
6 1 (4.76%) Open Source
6 1 (4.76%) Security Architecture
6 1 (4.76%) Time Management
6 1 (4.76%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) C#
2 5 (23.81%) Python
3 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 3 (14.29%) Go
3 3 (14.29%) Java
3 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 2 (9.52%) Groovy
4 2 (9.52%) Ruby
4 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.76%) C++
5 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.76%) SQL
5 1 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) NIST
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Docker
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (61.90%) Kubernetes
2 3 (14.29%) Terraform
3 2 (9.52%) Ansible
4 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Atlassian
2 2 (9.52%) TOWER Software
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco
3 1 (4.76%) VMware