Period
to 23 January 2022

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Cloud Native in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cloud Native over the 6 months to 23 January 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
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 115 90 153
Rank change year-on-year -25 +63 +40
Contract jobs citing Cloud Native 28 6 6
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 1.15% 0.42% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.19% 1.33% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 1 1
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £413 - £565
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £580
Median % change year-on-year - -13.79% -9.73%
75th Percentile £552 - £595
90th Percentile £809 - -
England median daily rate £638 £536 £575
% change year-on-year +18.88% -6.74% +4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £59.00 -
England median hourly rate - £52.50 -

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 East of England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 669 452 1,120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.50% 31.43% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 264 708
10th Percentile £173 £155 £200
25th Percentile £313 £250 £322
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £396 £425
Median % change year-on-year +13.56% -6.76% -3.68%
75th Percentile £563 £488 £538
90th Percentile £650 £550 £619
England median daily rate £538 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +13.16% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 56 92
10th Percentile £12.73 £12.99 £13.50
25th Percentile £14.25 £22.00 £15.44
Median hourly rate £23.00 £44.50 £19.00
Median % change year-on-year -48.31% +134.21% +3.40%
75th Percentile £49.25 £47.31 £46.00
90th Percentile £59.25 £50.00 £51.00
England median hourly rate £25.25 £26.27 £20.50
% change year-on-year -3.88% +28.15% +1.31%

Cloud Native
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Cloud Native as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Native in the East of England

Cloud Native
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Cloud Native in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for Cloud Native in the East of England

Cloud Native
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Cloud Native in the East of England over the 6 months to 23 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Cloud Native in the East of England

Cloud Native
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Native within the East of England region over the 6 months to 23 January 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Hertfordshire -8 13 £798 - 15
Suffolk - 9 £425 - 1
Norfolk - 3 £533 - 1
Essex -12 2 £500 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 4
Cloud Native
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 East of England region with a requirement for Cloud Native.

1 18 (64.29%) AWS
1 18 (64.29%) DevOps
2 15 (53.57%) Git (software)
3 13 (46.43%) Machine Learning
3 13 (46.43%) Azure
4 12 (42.86%) PowerShell
4 12 (42.86%) Bash
4 12 (42.86%) Python
4 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (42.86%) CI/CD
5 10 (35.71%) Artificial Intelligence
5 10 (35.71%) Microservices
6 9 (32.14%) AWS CloudFormation
6 9 (32.14%) AWS Certification
6 9 (32.14%) AWS Lambda
6 9 (32.14%) Amazon SQS
6 9 (32.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 9 (32.14%) Serverless
6 9 (32.14%) Project Delivery
7 8 (28.57%) Social Skills
7 8 (28.57%) Jenkins
8 6 (21.43%) Retail
8 6 (21.43%) BPMN
8 6 (21.43%) Java
8 6 (21.43%) Infrastructure as Code
9 5 (17.86%) E-Commerce
9 5 (17.86%) Migration
9 5 (17.86%) Public Cloud
9 5 (17.86%) SDLC
10 4 (14.29%) React

Cloud Native
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 3 (10.71%) IBM Domino
2 2 (7.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (7.14%) Apache
2 2 (7.14%) JBoss
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Fuse
Cloud Services
1 18 (64.29%) AWS
2 13 (46.43%) Azure
3 9 (32.14%) Amazon SQS
3 9 (32.14%) AWS CloudFormation
3 9 (32.14%) AWS Lambda
3 9 (32.14%) Serverless
4 4 (14.29%) Azure Cosmos DB
4 4 (14.29%) Azure Service Bus
4 4 (14.29%) GCP
4 4 (14.29%) Power Platform
5 3 (10.71%) Apigee
5 3 (10.71%) OpenShift
5 3 (10.71%) SaaS
6 2 (7.14%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (7.14%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (14.29%) Big Data
2 4 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 4 (14.29%) Power BI
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (53.57%) Git (software)
2 8 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 3 (10.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
4 2 (7.14%) Gradle
4 2 (7.14%) Grunt
4 2 (7.14%) Maven
4 2 (7.14%) Selenium
4 2 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (7.14%) webpack
5 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 8 (28.57%) Social Skills
2 6 (21.43%) Retail
3 4 (14.29%) Finance
4 3 (10.71%) Documentation Skills
4 3 (10.71%) Presentation Skills
5 2 (7.14%) Public Sector
6 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Architect
1 11 (39.29%) Solutions Architect
2 10 (35.71%) AWS Engineer
3 9 (32.14%) Cloud Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) Azure Architect
5 5 (17.86%) Developer
6 4 (14.29%) Senior Architect
6 4 (14.29%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 3 (10.71%) AWS Architect
7 3 (10.71%) AWS Solutions Architect
7 3 (10.71%) Java Developer
7 3 (10.71%) Senior Developer
8 2 (7.14%) Chief Architect
8 2 (7.14%) Chief Solutions Architect
8 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
8 2 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (7.14%) Web Developer
9 1 (3.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 1 (3.57%) Senior UI Developer
9 1 (3.57%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) .NET
1 4 (14.29%) Node.js
1 4 (14.29%) React
1 4 (14.29%) RESTful
1 4 (14.29%) Web Services
1 4 (14.29%) XML
2 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
2 3 (10.71%) Apache Camel
2 3 (10.71%) Spring
3 2 (7.14%) CSS
3 2 (7.14%) HTML
3 2 (7.14%) jBPM
3 2 (7.14%) JSON
3 2 (7.14%) JSP
3 2 (7.14%) JSR 170
3 2 (7.14%) Middleware
3 2 (7.14%) SOAP
3 2 (7.14%) Spring Boot
3 2 (7.14%) WSDL
3 2 (7.14%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Public Cloud
2 2 (7.14%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.57%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Linux
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) DevOps
2 13 (46.43%) Machine Learning
3 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (42.86%) CI/CD
4 10 (35.71%) Artificial Intelligence
4 10 (35.71%) Microservices
5 9 (32.14%) Project Delivery
6 6 (21.43%) BPMN
6 6 (21.43%) Infrastructure as Code
7 5 (17.86%) E-Commerce
7 5 (17.86%) Migration
7 5 (17.86%) SDLC
8 4 (14.29%) Blue-Green Deployment
8 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (14.29%) TOGAF
9 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
9 3 (10.71%) Process Management
9 3 (10.71%) Programme Delivery
10 2 (7.14%) B2C
10 2 (7.14%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) Bash
1 12 (42.86%) PowerShell
1 12 (42.86%) Python
2 6 (21.43%) Java
3 3 (10.71%) Perl
3 3 (10.71%) PHP
3 3 (10.71%) Ruby
4 2 (7.14%) Groovy
4 2 (7.14%) Java 8
4 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.14%) SQL
5 1 (3.57%) Go
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) AWS Certification
2 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
2 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Ansible
1 3 (10.71%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (10.71%) Packer
1 3 (10.71%) Puppet
1 3 (10.71%) Terraform
2 2 (7.14%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Cloudera
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle
2 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
2 3 (10.71%) VMware
2 3 (10.71%) Xerox
3 2 (7.14%) Adobe