Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 2017 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
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 735 830 -
Rank change year-on-year +95 - -
Contract jobs citing Cloud Native 116 27 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.028% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 0.086% -
Number of daily rates quoted 83 17 0
England median daily rate £550 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% - -
UK median daily rate £550 £450 -
% change year-on-year +22.22% - -
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 32258 31475 34229
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.94% 32.97% 32.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 21697 20692 22151
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £270 £255 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 903 1109 1338
England median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £19.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +8.14% +9.36%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.38 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £45.58
UK median hourly rate £21.20 £20.84 £19.50
% change year-on-year +1.75% +6.85% +8.33%

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 11 December 2017.

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 11 December 2017. 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 +5 60 £581 +16.25% 13
South East - 24 £500 - 4
South West +17 16 £400 -7.41%
Midlands - 8 £550 - 3
North of England - 7 £600 - 2
North West - 3 £600 - 2
Yorkshire - 3 £488 -
East Midlands - 3 £550 - 3
North East - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £550 -
Cloud Native
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cloud Native also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Cloud Native.

1 73 (62.93%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (60.34%) Amazon AWS
3 61 (52.59%) Java
4 51 (43.97%) Microservices
5 36 (31.03%) DevOps
6 32 (27.59%) PaaS
7 31 (26.72%) Docker
8 30 (25.86%) Ansible
8 30 (25.86%) Software Engineering
9 29 (25.00%) Spring
10 28 (24.14%) Configuration Management
10 28 (24.14%) Open Source
11 26 (22.41%) Go
11 26 (22.41%) Python
11 26 (22.41%) Ruby
12 25 (21.55%) Finance
12 25 (21.55%) IaaS
12 25 (21.55%) Node.js
12 25 (21.55%) Kubernetes
13 23 (19.83%) Opscode Chef
13 23 (19.83%) Git (software)
14 21 (18.10%) Jenkins
15 20 (17.24%) Spring Boot
16 19 (16.38%) OpenShift
16 19 (16.38%) Cloud Foundry
16 19 (16.38%) RESTful
16 19 (16.38%) Security Cleared
16 19 (16.38%) SC Cleared
16 19 (16.38%) Migration
17 18 (15.52%) Linux

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 19 (16.38%) Cloud Foundry
2 9 (7.76%) Confluence
3 4 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (3.45%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.72%) CMS
5 1 (0.86%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.86%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.86%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 70 (60.34%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (27.59%) PaaS
3 25 (21.55%) IaaS
4 19 (16.38%) OpenShift
5 18 (15.52%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (8.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 10 (8.62%) AWS Lambda
6 10 (8.62%) Serverless
6 10 (8.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 9 (7.76%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (7.76%) Amazon S3
7 9 (7.76%) CloudFront
7 9 (7.76%) GitHub
7 9 (7.76%) Route 53
8 7 (6.03%) SaaS
9 5 (4.31%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (3.45%) Bluemix
10 4 (3.45%) IBM Cloud
11 3 (2.59%) Slack
12 2 (1.72%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.45%) Software-Defined Networking
2 3 (2.59%) LAN
3 2 (1.72%) BGP
3 2 (1.72%) Internet
3 2 (1.72%) Intranet
3 2 (1.72%) OSPF
3 2 (1.72%) SMS
4 1 (0.86%) Firewall
4 1 (0.86%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.86%) Network Security
4 1 (0.86%) SSL
4 1 (0.86%) VPN
4 1 (0.86%) WAN
4 1 (0.86%) Wireless
4 1 (0.86%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.76%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (5.17%) MongoDB
3 4 (3.45%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.59%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.86%) Adabas
5 1 (0.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.86%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.86%) Big Data
5 1 (0.86%) Couchbase
5 1 (0.86%) DB2
5 1 (0.86%) Hazelcast
5 1 (0.86%) Redis
Development Applications
1 23 (19.83%) Git (software)
2 21 (18.10%) Jenkins
3 16 (13.79%) Maven
4 11 (9.48%) Gradle
5 9 (7.76%) JIRA
6 7 (6.03%) TeamCity
7 5 (4.31%) JUnit
8 3 (2.59%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (2.59%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.72%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.86%) Hudson
10 1 (0.86%) Selenium
10 1 (0.86%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 25 (21.55%) Finance
2 17 (14.66%) Banking
3 10 (8.62%) Telecoms
4 9 (7.76%) Legal
5 5 (4.31%) Hindi Language
5 5 (4.31%) Japanese Language
6 4 (3.45%) Marketing
7 3 (2.59%) Electronics
7 3 (2.59%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.72%) French Language
8 2 (1.72%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.86%) Back Office
9 1 (0.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 43 (37.07%) Architect
2 26 (22.41%) Developer
3 18 (15.52%) Software Engineer
4 17 (14.66%) Cloud Architect
4 17 (14.66%) Java Developer
5 15 (12.93%) Technical Architect
6 14 (12.07%) DevOps Engineer
7 11 (9.48%) Senior Software Engineer
8 10 (8.62%) Enterprise Architect
9 9 (7.76%) Full Stack Developer
10 7 (6.03%) Software Developer
10 7 (6.03%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (5.17%) AWS Engineer
11 6 (5.17%) Cloud Engineer
12 5 (4.31%) AWS Architect
12 5 (4.31%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 5 (4.31%) Java Software Developer
12 5 (4.31%) Java Software Engineer
12 5 (4.31%) Senior Developer
12 5 (4.31%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (25.00%) Spring
2 25 (21.55%) Node.js
3 20 (17.24%) Spring Boot
4 19 (16.38%) RESTful
5 18 (15.52%) JSON
6 15 (12.93%) Web Services
7 14 (12.07%) AngularJS
7 14 (12.07%) J2EE
8 12 (10.34%) React
9 11 (9.48%) D3.js
9 11 (9.48%) jQuery
9 11 (9.48%) KnockoutJS
10 6 (5.17%) HTML
11 5 (4.31%) Middleware
12 4 (3.45%) .NET
12 4 (3.45%) CSS
12 4 (3.45%) JDBC
12 4 (3.45%) JMS
12 4 (3.45%) JMX
12 4 (3.45%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.07%) Enterprise Cloud
2 13 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (11.21%) Data Centre
3 11 (9.48%) Analytical Mindset
3 11 (9.48%) PKI
4 9 (7.76%) Linux Command Line
5 7 (6.03%) Public Cloud
6 6 (5.17%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (4.31%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.72%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.72%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.72%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.86%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.86%) CMDB
9 1 (0.86%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.86%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.86%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.52%) Linux
2 11 (9.48%) Unix
3 1 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (62.93%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (43.97%) Microservices
3 36 (31.03%) DevOps
4 30 (25.86%) Software Engineering
5 28 (24.14%) Configuration Management
5 28 (24.14%) Open Source
6 19 (16.38%) Migration
7 17 (14.66%) TDD
8 15 (12.93%) Continuous Delivery
8 15 (12.93%) Network Virtualisation
9 14 (12.07%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (9.48%) Build Automation
10 11 (9.48%) SOA
11 10 (8.62%) Customer-Centricity
11 10 (8.62%) Test Automation
12 9 (7.76%) BDD
13 8 (6.90%) Kanban
14 7 (6.03%) Scrum
15 6 (5.17%) Extreme Programming
16 5 (4.31%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 61 (52.59%) Java
2 26 (22.41%) Go
2 26 (22.41%) Python
2 26 (22.41%) Ruby
3 16 (13.79%) Bash Shell
3 16 (13.79%) JavaScript
4 7 (6.03%) Kotlin
5 6 (5.17%) Groovy
6 4 (3.45%) C#
6 4 (3.45%) SQL
7 1 (0.86%) NATURAL
7 1 (0.86%) Perl
7 1 (0.86%) Scala
7 1 (0.86%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.86%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (16.38%) SC Cleared
1 19 (16.38%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.31%) AWS Certification
3 2 (1.72%) Degree
4 1 (0.86%) CISM
4 1 (0.86%) CISSP
4 1 (0.86%) CRISC
4 1 (0.86%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.86%) FedRAMP
1 1 (0.86%) GDPR
1 1 (0.86%) HIPAA
1 1 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.86%) QA
1 1 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 31 (26.72%) Docker
2 14 (12.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.45%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (1.72%) flannel
4 2 (1.72%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 30 (25.86%) Ansible
2 25 (21.55%) Kubernetes
3 23 (19.83%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (12.07%) Puppet
5 10 (8.62%) Rancher
5 10 (8.62%) Terraform
6 4 (3.45%) vCenter Server
6 4 (3.45%) vMotion
7 3 (2.59%) Grafana
7 3 (2.59%) Kibana
7 3 (2.59%) logstash
8 1 (0.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (13.79%) VMware
2 9 (7.76%) Atlassian
3 7 (6.03%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.17%) Google
5 4 (3.45%) Cisco
5 4 (3.45%) F5
6 3 (2.59%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.59%) SAP
7 2 (1.72%) Apigee
7 2 (1.72%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.72%) Mashery
8 1 (0.86%) IBM
8 1 (0.86%) Oracle
8 1 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.86%) Snow
8 1 (0.86%) Splunk
8 1 (0.86%) Xamarin