Period
to 18 June 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Cloud Native in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cloud Native over the 6 months to 18 June 2018 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
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 664 720 825
Rank change year-on-year +56 +105 -
Contract jobs citing Cloud Native 186 86 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.10% 0.022%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.60% 0.30% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 56 17
England median daily rate £550 £600 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £419 £456 £503
90th Percentile £700 £697 £775
UK median daily rate £550 £600 £625
% change year-on-year -8.33% -4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 30,919 28,777 32,926
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.02% 34.35% 33.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,371 18,789 21,865
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £256
90th Percentile £665 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £455 £444 £425
% change year-on-year +2.48% +4.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 970 1,012 1,080
England median hourly rate £23.00 £19.68 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.86% -6.27% +16.67%
10th Percentile £11.80 £11.25 £11.37
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.34
% change year-on-year +12.50% -6.28% +16.14%

Cloud Native
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Cloud Native as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Native in England

Cloud Native
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cloud Native in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cloud Native in England

Cloud Native
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Native in England over the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cloud Native in England

Cloud Native
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 18 June 2018. 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
Job
Vacancies
London +29 124 £575 -4.17% 37
South East +23 33 £543 -9.44% 13
Midlands -2 13 £638 +34.21% 2
North of England -10 8 £438 -28.57% 7
West Midlands - 7 £700 - 1
East Midlands +1 6 £425 -10.53% 1
East of England - 6 £550 - 4
Yorkshire - 6 £438 - 2
North West -27 2 £438 -28.57% 5
Cloud Native
UK

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, 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 England region with a requirement for Cloud Native.

1 129 (69.35%) Amazon AWS
2 101 (54.30%) DevOps
3 87 (46.77%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (33.87%) Jenkins
4 63 (33.87%) Docker
5 62 (33.33%) Terraform
6 58 (31.18%) Java
7 55 (29.57%) Linux
8 53 (28.49%) Python
9 48 (25.81%) Ansible
10 44 (23.66%) Configuration Management
11 42 (22.58%) Git (software)
12 39 (20.97%) Microsoft Azure
12 39 (20.97%) Serverless
13 35 (18.82%) Microservices
13 35 (18.82%) TDD
13 35 (18.82%) Finance
14 33 (17.74%) Bash Shell
15 31 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
15 31 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
16 29 (15.59%) Continuous Integration
17 28 (15.05%) SQL
18 27 (14.52%) Windows
18 27 (14.52%) Node.js
18 27 (14.52%) GitHub
19 26 (13.98%) Open Source
20 24 (12.90%) Unix
20 24 (12.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
21 23 (12.37%) Security Cleared
21 23 (12.37%) Test Automation

Cloud Native
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 22 (11.83%) Cloud Foundry
2 18 (9.68%) Elasticsearch
3 16 (8.60%) Confluence
4 5 (2.69%) nginx
5 4 (2.15%) OpenStack
6 3 (1.61%) Hubot
6 3 (1.61%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.08%) Apache
7 2 (1.08%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.08%) Liferay
7 2 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.54%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.54%) Anypoint
8 1 (0.54%) JBoss
8 1 (0.54%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (2.15%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 129 (69.35%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (20.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (20.97%) Serverless
3 27 (14.52%) GitHub
4 24 (12.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 22 (11.83%) AWS Lambda
6 21 (11.29%) Amazon EC2
7 20 (10.75%) PaaS
7 20 (10.75%) Route 53
8 19 (10.22%) Google Cloud Platform
9 18 (9.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 16 (8.60%) Amazon S3
10 16 (8.60%) AWS CloudFormation
10 16 (8.60%) CloudFront
11 15 (8.06%) IaaS
12 9 (4.84%) Amazon Glacier
13 8 (4.30%) Cloud Computing
13 8 (4.30%) SaaS
14 6 (3.23%) Office 365
15 4 (2.15%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.06%) DNS
2 12 (6.45%) DKIM
2 12 (6.45%) DMARC
3 10 (5.38%) Internet
4 3 (1.61%) SMS
4 3 (1.61%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (1.08%) Network Security
6 1 (0.54%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.75%) Amazon RDS
2 13 (6.99%) MySQL
3 11 (5.91%) MongoDB
4 9 (4.84%) Redis
5 7 (3.76%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.69%) Hadoop
7 4 (2.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (2.15%) Big Data
8 3 (1.61%) BigQuery
8 3 (1.61%) Bigtable
8 3 (1.61%) Hazelcast
9 2 (1.08%) Adabas
9 2 (1.08%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.08%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.08%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.54%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.54%) OLAP
10 1 (0.54%) ROLAP
Development Applications
1 63 (33.87%) Jenkins
2 42 (22.58%) Git (software)
3 22 (11.83%) JIRA
4 8 (4.30%) Maven
4 8 (4.30%) Sonatype Nexus
5 7 (3.76%) Subversion
6 6 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (2.15%) Travis CI
8 2 (1.08%) git-flow
8 2 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.08%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.08%) Vagrant
8 2 (1.08%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.54%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.54%) CircleCI
9 1 (0.54%) Gradle
General
1 35 (18.82%) Finance
2 12 (6.45%) Banking
3 5 (2.69%) Legal
3 5 (2.69%) Marketing
4 3 (1.61%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.61%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.08%) Electronics
5 2 (1.08%) Law
6 1 (0.54%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.54%) Back Office
6 1 (0.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (26.34%) Cloud Engineer
2 46 (24.73%) DevOps Engineer
3 40 (21.51%) Architect
4 38 (20.43%) AWS Engineer
5 27 (14.52%) Cloud Architect
6 26 (13.98%) AWS DevOps
7 25 (13.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 22 (11.83%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
9 20 (10.75%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 16 (8.60%) Solutions Architect
11 13 (6.99%) Consultant
11 13 (6.99%) Developer
12 10 (5.38%) Java Engineer
13 9 (4.84%) DevOps Consultant
14 8 (4.30%) Cloud Solutions Architect
14 8 (4.30%) Infrastructure Architect
14 8 (4.30%) Site Reliability Engineer
15 7 (3.76%) AWS Consultant
15 7 (3.76%) Cloud Consultant
15 7 (3.76%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (14.52%) Node.js
2 16 (8.60%) Spring
2 16 (8.60%) Web Services
3 12 (6.45%) .NET
4 11 (5.91%) JSON
5 10 (5.38%) Middleware
5 10 (5.38%) REST
6 8 (4.30%) Elastic Stack
6 8 (4.30%) RFC 822
7 6 (3.23%) Kafka
7 6 (3.23%) Spring Boot
8 5 (2.69%) .NET Core
8 5 (2.69%) RESTful
8 5 (2.69%) YAML
9 4 (2.15%) SOAP
10 3 (1.61%) CSS
10 3 (1.61%) HTML
10 3 (1.61%) J2EE
10 3 (1.61%) Redux
10 3 (1.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.22%) Greenfield Project
2 16 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.60%) Public Cloud
3 13 (6.99%) Fintech
3 13 (6.99%) Linux Command Line
4 9 (4.84%) Computer Science
5 8 (4.30%) Analytical Mindset
6 7 (3.76%) Data Centre
7 6 (3.23%) Blog
8 5 (2.69%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.61%) Enterprise Cloud
9 3 (1.61%) Life Science
9 3 (1.61%) Social Media
9 3 (1.61%) User Experience
10 2 (1.08%) BBC
10 2 (1.08%) Cyber Defence
10 2 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (1.08%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.54%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 55 (29.57%) Linux
2 27 (14.52%) Windows
3 24 (12.90%) Unix
4 4 (2.15%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.61%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.54%) Android
6 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (54.30%) DevOps
2 87 (46.77%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (23.66%) Configuration Management
4 35 (18.82%) Microservices
4 35 (18.82%) TDD
5 31 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 29 (15.59%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (13.98%) Open Source
8 23 (12.37%) Test Automation
9 21 (11.29%) Software Engineering
10 20 (10.75%) Migration
11 16 (8.60%) Load Balancing
12 14 (7.53%) BDD
13 13 (6.99%) Pair Programming
13 13 (6.99%) Site Reliability Engineering
14 12 (6.45%) Deployment Automation
14 12 (6.45%) Scrum
15 11 (5.91%) Continuous Deployment
16 10 (5.38%) High Availability
17 9 (4.84%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 58 (31.18%) Java
2 53 (28.49%) Python
3 33 (17.74%) Bash Shell
4 28 (15.05%) SQL
5 20 (10.75%) Ruby
6 17 (9.14%) Go
7 16 (8.60%) C#
8 9 (4.84%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.15%) C
9 4 (2.15%) JavaScript
10 3 (1.61%) CoffeeScript
11 2 (1.08%) ES6
11 2 (1.08%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.54%) C++
12 1 (0.54%) Java 8
12 1 (0.54%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.54%) Natural
12 1 (0.54%) PHP
12 1 (0.54%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 23 (12.37%) Security Cleared
2 19 (10.22%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.38%) Degree
4 8 (4.30%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (2.69%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.08%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.08%) Master's Degree
6 2 (1.08%) MCSA
6 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.45%) GCP
2 10 (5.38%) QA
3 8 (4.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 7 (3.76%) SLA
5 1 (0.54%) GDPR
5 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 63 (33.87%) Docker
2 7 (3.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.15%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.15%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (2.15%) XenApp
4 3 (1.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 62 (33.33%) Terraform
2 48 (25.81%) Ansible
3 31 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (11.29%) Kubernetes
4 21 (11.29%) Puppet
5 7 (3.76%) Salt
6 5 (2.69%) CASB
7 4 (2.15%) Consul
7 4 (2.15%) Grafana
7 4 (2.15%) Kibana
7 4 (2.15%) logstash
8 3 (1.61%) StackStorm
9 2 (1.08%) Packer
9 2 (1.08%) rkt
9 2 (1.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (7.53%) Atlassian
2 13 (6.99%) Google
3 9 (4.84%) Microsoft
4 7 (3.76%) Oracle
4 7 (3.76%) VMware
5 5 (2.69%) Apigee
5 5 (2.69%) Splunk
6 4 (2.15%) Citrix
6 4 (2.15%) SaltStack
7 2 (1.08%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.08%) SAP
8 1 (0.54%) Dell
8 1 (0.54%) Fujitsu
8 1 (0.54%) IBM
8 1 (0.54%) Infor
8 1 (0.54%) Mashery
8 1 (0.54%) Perforce
8 1 (0.54%) Xamarin