Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 717 797 846
Rank change year-on-year +80 +49 -
Contract jobs citing Cloud Native 130 29 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.033% 0.006%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.42% 0.099% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 22 4
England median daily rate £575 £550 £613
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% -10.20% -
10th Percentile £410 £406 £572
90th Percentile £709 £631 £631
UK median daily rate £575 £550 £613
% change year-on-year +4.55% -10.20% -
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 31,287 29,166 32,785
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.58% 32.79% 33.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,153 19,163 21,445
England median daily rate £463 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% +2.94% +3.03%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £663 £628 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 910 1,045 1,235
England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.60 £11.32 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.75 £47.50 £48.54
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.63
% change year-on-year +12.50% -3.03% +17.86%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +12 80 £575 +4.55% 29
South East - 19 £500 - 6
North of England +44 11 £438 -28.57% 6
Midlands - 10 £588 - 3
Yorkshire - 6 £438 - 5
East of England - 6 £550 - 3
South West +18 4 £406 -5.96% 1
North West +12 4 £500 -18.37% 1
West Midlands - 4 £663 - 1
East Midlands - 3 £550 - 2
North East - 1 - -
Cloud Native
UK

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 82 (63.08%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (46.92%) DevOps
4 56 (43.08%) Java
5 44 (33.85%) Microservices
6 42 (32.31%) Python
7 39 (30.00%) Docker
8 34 (26.15%) Ansible
9 33 (25.38%) Git (software)
9 33 (25.38%) Finance
10 31 (23.85%) Linux
10 31 (23.85%) Node.js
11 29 (22.31%) Jenkins
12 28 (21.54%) TDD
13 26 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
13 26 (20.00%) Configuration Management
14 24 (18.46%) Continuous Integration
14 24 (18.46%) Opscode Chef
14 24 (18.46%) Terraform
15 23 (17.69%) Continuous Delivery
15 23 (17.69%) PaaS
16 22 (16.92%) Bash Shell
17 21 (16.15%) IaaS
17 21 (16.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 20 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
18 20 (15.38%) AWS Lambda
18 20 (15.38%) Serverless
18 20 (15.38%) Open Source
18 20 (15.38%) Software Engineering
19 19 (14.62%) JSON

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 16 (12.31%) Confluence
2 12 (9.23%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (3.85%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.08%) OpenStack
5 3 (2.31%) nginx
5 3 (2.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.54%) Liferay
7 1 (0.77%) CMS
7 1 (0.77%) JBoss
7 1 (0.77%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.77%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 82 (63.08%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (17.69%) PaaS
4 21 (16.15%) IaaS
4 21 (16.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 20 (15.38%) AWS Lambda
5 20 (15.38%) Serverless
6 18 (13.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 18 (13.85%) Amazon EC2
6 18 (13.85%) Route 53
7 17 (13.08%) GitHub
8 16 (12.31%) CloudFront
9 15 (11.54%) Amazon S3
10 10 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
10 10 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
10 10 (7.69%) SaaS
11 6 (4.62%) Google Cloud Platform
11 6 (4.62%) OpenShift
12 4 (3.08%) Amazon Kinesis
12 4 (3.08%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.08%) Software-Defined Networking
2 3 (2.31%) LAN
2 3 (2.31%) SMS
3 2 (1.54%) BGP
3 2 (1.54%) Internet
3 2 (1.54%) OSPF
4 1 (0.77%) Firewall
4 1 (0.77%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.77%) Network Security
4 1 (0.77%) SSL
4 1 (0.77%) VPN
4 1 (0.77%) WAN
4 1 (0.77%) Wireless
4 1 (0.77%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.85%) Amazon RDS
2 8 (6.15%) MongoDB
3 5 (3.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 5 (3.85%) Big Data
4 4 (3.08%) Hadoop
4 4 (3.08%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.08%) Redis
4 4 (3.08%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.31%) Adabas
5 3 (2.31%) Hazelcast
5 3 (2.31%) MySQL
6 2 (1.54%) BigQuery
6 2 (1.54%) Bigtable
7 1 (0.77%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.77%) DB2
Development Applications
1 33 (25.38%) Git (software)
2 29 (22.31%) Jenkins
3 16 (12.31%) JIRA
4 5 (3.85%) Gradle
4 5 (3.85%) Maven
4 5 (3.85%) TeamCity
5 4 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.08%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.31%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (2.31%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (2.31%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.77%) Artifactory
General
1 33 (25.38%) Finance
2 11 (8.46%) Banking
3 7 (5.38%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.08%) Hindi Language
4 4 (3.08%) Japanese Language
5 3 (2.31%) Legal
6 2 (1.54%) French Language
6 2 (1.54%) Law
7 1 (0.77%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.77%) Back Office
7 1 (0.77%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.77%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (36.15%) Architect
2 29 (22.31%) DevOps Engineer
3 27 (20.77%) Cloud Architect
4 14 (10.77%) AWS Engineer
4 14 (10.77%) Developer
4 14 (10.77%) Solutions Architect
5 12 (9.23%) Software Engineer
6 11 (8.46%) Cloud Engineer
6 11 (8.46%) Enterprise Architect
7 10 (7.69%) AWS DevOps
8 8 (6.15%) Consultant
9 7 (5.38%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 7 (5.38%) Infrastructure Architect
10 6 (4.62%) DevOps Architect
10 6 (4.62%) Java Developer
11 5 (3.85%) AWS Consultant
11 5 (3.85%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
11 5 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
11 5 (3.85%) Software Tester
11 5 (3.85%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (23.85%) Node.js
2 19 (14.62%) JSON
2 19 (14.62%) Spring
3 18 (13.85%) Web Services
4 15 (11.54%) RESTful
5 9 (6.92%) Middleware
6 8 (6.15%) .NET
6 8 (6.15%) REST
6 8 (6.15%) Spring Boot
7 7 (5.38%) AngularJS
7 7 (5.38%) React
8 6 (4.62%) J2EE
9 5 (3.85%) .NET Framework
9 5 (3.85%) CSS
9 5 (3.85%) HTML
10 4 (3.08%) D3.js
10 4 (3.08%) Elastic Stack
10 4 (3.08%) HTML5
10 4 (3.08%) jQuery
10 4 (3.08%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (14.62%) Linux Command Line
3 18 (13.85%) Data Centre
4 17 (13.08%) Analytical Mindset
5 15 (11.54%) Enterprise Cloud
6 14 (10.77%) Public Cloud
7 10 (7.69%) Computer Science
8 7 (5.38%) Fintech
9 6 (4.62%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (3.85%) Blog
11 4 (3.08%) Life Science
12 3 (2.31%) Mobile App
12 3 (2.31%) Social Media
12 3 (2.31%) Virtual Team
13 2 (1.54%) BBC
13 2 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
13 2 (1.54%) Management Information System
14 1 (0.77%) CMDB
14 1 (0.77%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (23.85%) Linux
2 16 (12.31%) Unix
3 6 (4.62%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (46.92%) DevOps
3 44 (33.85%) Microservices
4 28 (21.54%) TDD
5 26 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 24 (18.46%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (17.69%) Continuous Delivery
8 20 (15.38%) Open Source
8 20 (15.38%) Software Engineering
9 15 (11.54%) Test Automation
10 13 (10.00%) SOA
11 12 (9.23%) Migration
12 11 (8.46%) BDD
13 9 (6.92%) Software Architecture
14 8 (6.15%) Kanban
15 7 (5.38%) Auto-Scaling
15 7 (5.38%) Enterprise Architecture
15 7 (5.38%) Extreme Programming
15 7 (5.38%) Pair Programming
15 7 (5.38%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 56 (43.08%) Java
2 42 (32.31%) Python
3 22 (16.92%) Bash Shell
4 18 (13.85%) Ruby
5 14 (10.77%) Go
6 10 (7.69%) C#
7 9 (6.92%) JavaScript
8 4 (3.08%) PowerShell
8 4 (3.08%) SQL
9 3 (2.31%) Kotlin
9 3 (2.31%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.54%) C++
10 2 (1.54%) ES6
10 2 (1.54%) Groovy
10 2 (1.54%) NATURAL
10 2 (1.54%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (7.69%) AWS Certification
1 10 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 10 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.92%) Degree
3 7 (5.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (2.31%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.08%) QA
2 2 (1.54%) GDPR
2 2 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.77%) FedRAMP
3 1 (0.77%) GCP
3 1 (0.77%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 39 (30.00%) Docker
2 6 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.08%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (1.54%) flannel
4 2 (1.54%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 34 (26.15%) Ansible
2 24 (18.46%) Opscode Chef
2 24 (18.46%) Terraform
3 16 (12.31%) Kubernetes
4 10 (7.69%) Puppet
5 7 (5.38%) Salt
6 4 (3.08%) Rancher
6 4 (3.08%) vCenter Server
6 4 (3.08%) vMotion
7 1 (0.77%) Packer
7 1 (0.77%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (11.54%) Atlassian
2 9 (6.92%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.15%) VMware
4 5 (3.85%) Google
5 4 (3.08%) Cisco
5 4 (3.08%) F5
5 4 (3.08%) SaltStack
6 3 (2.31%) Apigee
6 3 (2.31%) Oracle
7 2 (1.54%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.54%) IBM
7 2 (1.54%) Mashery
7 2 (1.54%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.54%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.77%) Dell
8 1 (0.77%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.77%) Snow
8 1 (0.77%) Splunk