Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 634 714 864
Rank change year-on-year +80 +150 -
Contract jobs citing Cloud Native 238 120 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.25% 0.13% 0.025%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.74% 0.38% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 79 17
England median daily rate £525 £575 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.70% -8.00% -
10th Percentile £414 £390 £401
90th Percentile £675 £675 £775
UK median daily rate £525 £575 £625
% change year-on-year -8.70% -8.00% -
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 32,365 31,242 34,241
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.48% 34.39% 34.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,396 20,600 22,633
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £285 £269 £255
90th Percentile £663 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 983 955 1,141
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £11.33
90th Percentile £51.00 £49.30 £46.88
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £20.73
% change year-on-year +2.38% +1.33% +12.03%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 +85 161 £525 -10.64% 40
South East +14 48 £537 +7.45% 7
North of England -4 19 £489 -20.20% 7
Yorkshire - 13 £500 - 1
North West -11 6 £375 -38.78% 6
South West -26 5 £425 +13.33% 1
Midlands -20 3 £700 +60.00% 1
West Midlands - 2 £700 - 1
East of England - 2 £713 - 10
East Midlands +4 1 - -
Cloud Native
UK

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 161 (67.65%) Amazon AWS
2 153 (64.29%) DevOps
3 94 (39.50%) Docker
4 79 (33.19%) Agile Software Development
5 73 (30.67%) Terraform
6 72 (30.25%) Java
7 70 (29.41%) Ansible
8 69 (28.99%) Microsoft Azure
9 65 (27.31%) Linux
10 62 (26.05%) Python
11 59 (24.79%) Jenkins
12 55 (23.11%) TDD
13 51 (21.43%) Serverless
14 49 (20.59%) Microservices
15 47 (19.75%) Puppet
16 46 (19.33%) AWS Lambda
17 44 (18.49%) Kubernetes
18 43 (18.07%) Amazon S3
19 42 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
20 41 (17.23%) Amazon RDS
21 39 (16.39%) Continuous Delivery
21 39 (16.39%) Finance
22 38 (15.97%) Configuration Management
23 36 (15.13%) Git (software)
24 35 (14.71%) Unix
24 35 (14.71%) JavaScript
25 34 (14.29%) Windows
25 34 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
26 33 (13.87%) AWS CloudFormation
27 32 (13.45%) Deployment 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 24 (10.08%) Elasticsearch
2 21 (8.82%) Cloud Foundry
3 16 (6.72%) Confluence
4 5 (2.10%) Apache
5 4 (1.68%) OpenStack
6 3 (1.26%) CMS
6 3 (1.26%) Magnolia
6 3 (1.26%) nginx
7 2 (0.84%) Anypoint
7 2 (0.84%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.84%) Hubot
7 2 (0.84%) IIS
7 2 (0.84%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.84%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.42%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (1.68%) Chatbot
1 4 (1.68%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.84%) HipChat
3 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.26%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 161 (67.65%) Amazon AWS
2 69 (28.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (21.43%) Serverless
4 46 (19.33%) AWS Lambda
5 43 (18.07%) Amazon S3
6 34 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
7 33 (13.87%) AWS CloudFormation
8 30 (12.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 26 (10.92%) PaaS
10 25 (10.50%) Google Cloud Platform
11 21 (8.82%) IaaS
11 21 (8.82%) Route 53
12 20 (8.40%) Amazon Glacier
13 18 (7.56%) SaaS
14 14 (5.88%) GitHub
15 12 (5.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 12 (5.04%) CloudFront
16 10 (4.20%) Amazon SQS
16 10 (4.20%) Azure Active Directory
17 8 (3.36%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.30%) Network Security
2 11 (4.62%) DNS
2 11 (4.62%) SSL
3 10 (4.20%) Firewall
3 10 (4.20%) VPN
4 9 (3.78%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (3.78%) LAN
4 9 (3.78%) TCP/IP
4 9 (3.78%) WAN
4 9 (3.78%) Wireless
4 9 (3.78%) WLAN
5 2 (0.84%) HTTP
5 2 (0.84%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (0.42%) Internet
6 1 (0.42%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (17.23%) Amazon RDS
2 17 (7.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 10 (4.20%) Relational Database
3 10 (4.20%) SQL Server
4 8 (3.36%) NoSQL
5 6 (2.52%) Data Lake
5 6 (2.52%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (2.10%) Power BI
6 5 (2.10%) RDBMS
6 5 (2.10%) Redis
7 4 (1.68%) MySQL
8 3 (1.26%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (1.26%) Big Data
9 2 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.84%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.42%) HBase
10 1 (0.42%) OLAP
10 1 (0.42%) ROLAP
Development Applications
1 59 (24.79%) Jenkins
2 36 (15.13%) Git (software)
3 25 (10.50%) Maven
4 23 (9.66%) JIRA
5 11 (4.62%) Cucumber
5 11 (4.62%) Visual Studio Team System
6 9 (3.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (3.78%) IntelliJ
7 8 (3.36%) Sonatype Nexus
8 7 (2.94%) Subversion
8 7 (2.94%) Travis CI
9 6 (2.52%) CircleCI
9 6 (2.52%) Gradle
10 5 (2.10%) Babel
10 5 (2.10%) webpack
11 4 (1.68%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (1.68%) TeamCity
12 3 (1.26%) Artifactory
12 3 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (0.84%) Cobertura
General
1 39 (16.39%) Finance
2 25 (10.50%) Telecoms
3 13 (5.46%) Legal
4 9 (3.78%) Banking
5 7 (2.94%) Retail
6 4 (1.68%) Front Office
7 3 (1.26%) Marketing
8 2 (0.84%) Advertising
8 2 (0.84%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 61 (25.63%) DevOps Engineer
2 53 (22.27%) Developer
3 52 (21.85%) Architect
4 37 (15.55%) Java Developer
5 36 (15.13%) Cloud Engineer
6 34 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
7 30 (12.61%) Cloud Architect
8 29 (12.18%) AWS DevOps
9 24 (10.08%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 19 (7.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 17 (7.14%) Azure Architect
12 13 (5.46%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
12 13 (5.46%) Security Architect
13 10 (4.20%) JavaScript Developer
14 9 (3.78%) Java Engineer
15 7 (2.94%) Angular Developer
15 7 (2.94%) Infrastructure Architect
15 7 (2.94%) Software Engineer
16 6 (2.52%) AWS Architect
16 6 (2.52%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (11.76%) Spring
2 26 (10.92%) Node.js
3 19 (7.98%) AngularJS
3 19 (7.98%) Spring Boot
3 19 (7.98%) Web Services
4 16 (6.72%) Redux
5 15 (6.30%) OAuth
6 13 (5.46%) OpenID
7 12 (5.04%) React
8 11 (4.62%) SAML
9 10 (4.20%) Angular 2
10 9 (3.78%) .NET
11 8 (3.36%) CSS
11 8 (3.36%) Middleware
12 7 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (2.94%) RESTful
12 7 (2.94%) Vue.js
13 6 (2.52%) .NET Core
13 6 (2.52%) JSON
13 6 (2.52%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.92%) Greenfield Project
2 18 (7.56%) Computer Science
3 17 (7.14%) Mobile App
4 16 (6.72%) Algorithms
4 16 (6.72%) Data Structures
5 14 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (3.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 9 (3.78%) Management Information System
7 8 (3.36%) Fintech
7 8 (3.36%) Public Cloud
8 7 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (2.52%) Data Centre
10 5 (2.10%) Enterprise Cloud
11 4 (1.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (1.68%) Hybrid Cloud
12 3 (1.26%) Equities
12 3 (1.26%) Fixed Income
13 2 (0.84%) Analytical Mindset
13 2 (0.84%) User Experience
13 2 (0.84%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 65 (27.31%) Linux
2 35 (14.71%) Unix
3 34 (14.29%) Windows
4 16 (6.72%) Android
4 16 (6.72%) Apple iOS
5 8 (3.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.10%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.26%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.84%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (64.29%) DevOps
2 79 (33.19%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (23.11%) TDD
4 49 (20.59%) Microservices
5 39 (16.39%) Continuous Delivery
6 38 (15.97%) Configuration Management
7 32 (13.45%) Deployment Automation
8 31 (13.03%) Migration
9 25 (10.50%) BDD
10 24 (10.08%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (9.24%) Analytics
11 22 (9.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 21 (8.82%) Software Engineering
12 21 (8.82%) Test Automation
13 20 (8.40%) OO
14 19 (7.98%) Mathematics
15 18 (7.56%) Data Protection
15 18 (7.56%) Functional Programming
15 18 (7.56%) Scrum
16 17 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 72 (30.25%) Java
2 62 (26.05%) Python
3 35 (14.71%) JavaScript
4 30 (12.61%) SQL
5 28 (11.76%) TypeScript
6 23 (9.66%) Bash Shell
6 23 (9.66%) C#
7 16 (6.72%) Java 8
8 15 (6.30%) Apple Swift
8 15 (6.30%) C++
8 15 (6.30%) PowerShell
8 15 (6.30%) Rust
9 11 (4.62%) Go
10 9 (3.78%) Ruby
11 8 (3.36%) ES6
12 4 (1.68%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.26%) PHP
14 2 (0.84%) C
14 2 (0.84%) Scala
14 2 (0.84%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (8.40%) Degree
2 18 (7.56%) SC Cleared
2 18 (7.56%) Security Cleared
3 16 (6.72%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.84%) MCSA
5 2 (0.84%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.42%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.42%) CRISC
6 1 (0.42%) ISACA
6 1 (0.42%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.42%) MCITP
6 1 (0.42%) MCSE
6 1 (0.42%) MCTS
6 1 (0.42%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.42%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.30%) GCP
2 9 (3.78%) FedRAMP
2 9 (3.78%) HIPAA
2 9 (3.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (2.94%) SLA
4 5 (2.10%) QA
System Software
1 94 (39.50%) Docker
2 11 (4.62%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.10%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.10%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (2.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.10%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 73 (30.67%) Terraform
2 70 (29.41%) Ansible
3 47 (19.75%) Puppet
4 44 (18.49%) Kubernetes
5 42 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (5.88%) CASB
7 13 (5.46%) Salt
8 11 (4.62%) Packer
9 3 (1.26%) Consul
9 3 (1.26%) Grafana
9 3 (1.26%) Prometheus
10 2 (0.84%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (0.84%) Istio
10 2 (0.84%) Mesos
10 2 (0.84%) Rancher
10 2 (0.84%) rkt
10 2 (0.84%) SCCM
10 2 (0.84%) StackStorm
10 2 (0.84%) yum
11 1 (0.42%) Cacti
Vendors
1 29 (12.18%) Microsoft
2 20 (8.40%) Google
3 17 (7.14%) Oracle
4 16 (6.72%) Atlassian
4 16 (6.72%) Capita
5 11 (4.62%) SaltStack
6 9 (3.78%) Okta
7 5 (2.10%) Apigee
7 5 (2.10%) Citrix
7 5 (2.10%) Splunk
7 5 (2.10%) VMware
8 3 (1.26%) Bloomberg
9 2 (0.84%) Fujitsu
9 2 (0.84%) IBM
9 2 (0.84%) Mashery
9 2 (0.84%) MuleSoft
9 2 (0.84%) Perforce
9 2 (0.84%) Sonatype
10 1 (0.42%) AppDynamics
10 1 (0.42%) New Relic