Period
to 22 January 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Cloud Native in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cloud Native over the 6 months to 22 January 2019 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 > London
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 384 576 570
Rank change year-on-year +192 -6 +31
Contract jobs citing Cloud Native 238 59 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.53% 0.13% 0.053%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.43% 0.34% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 45 17
London median daily rate £550 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% -10.20%
10th Percentile £425 £413 £430
90th Percentile £688 £675 £630
England median daily rate £550 £550 £500
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -18.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
London median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 16,587 17,477 14,883
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.24% 37.84% 36.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,872 12,650 10,446
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £310 £293
90th Percentile £700 £688 £656
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 265 241 256
London median hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £21.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.80% +6.38% +5.75%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.75 £12.95
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.83 £50.69
England median hourly rate £20.69 £20.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year +0.30% +3.14% -

Cloud Native
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Native in London

Cloud Native
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cloud Native in London

Cloud Native
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Native in London over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cloud Native in London

Cloud Native
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 22 January 2019. 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
Central London +44 55 £600 +4.35% 18
West London +17 12 £438 -25.53% 8
South London -10 2 £569 +22.97% 4
North London - 1 £650 - 1
Cloud Native
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 London region with a requirement for Cloud Native.

1 152 (63.87%) Amazon AWS
2 143 (60.08%) DevOps
3 93 (39.08%) Java
4 91 (38.24%) Microservices
5 87 (36.55%) Agile Software Development
6 80 (33.61%) Docker
7 68 (28.57%) Terraform
8 66 (27.73%) Microsoft Azure
9 64 (26.89%) Python
10 60 (25.21%) Finance
11 59 (24.79%) Jenkins
12 58 (24.37%) Serverless
13 55 (23.11%) Kubernetes
14 51 (21.43%) Linux
14 51 (21.43%) TDD
15 45 (18.91%) JavaScript
16 43 (18.07%) Continuous Delivery
17 42 (17.65%) Ansible
18 40 (16.81%) AWS Lambda
19 38 (15.97%) PaaS
19 38 (15.97%) Git (software)
20 36 (15.13%) Spring
20 36 (15.13%) Greenfield Project
21 35 (14.71%) Deployment Automation
22 32 (13.45%) Web Services
22 32 (13.45%) Amazon S3
23 31 (13.03%) Amazon EC2
23 31 (13.03%) Telecoms
24 30 (12.61%) C#
24 30 (12.61%) Amazon RDS

Cloud Native
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 14 (5.88%) Cloud Foundry
1 14 (5.88%) Confluence
2 7 (2.94%) CMS
3 5 (2.10%) Apache
3 5 (2.10%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (2.10%) nginx
3 5 (2.10%) OpenStack
4 4 (1.68%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.26%) Apache Spark
5 3 (1.26%) Magnolia
5 3 (1.26%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.84%) EPiServer
6 2 (0.84%) IIS
6 2 (0.84%) JBoss
6 2 (0.84%) Jupyter
6 2 (0.84%) OpenWhisk
6 2 (0.84%) SAS
7 1 (0.42%) Hubot
7 1 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.42%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 3 (1.26%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.42%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 152 (63.87%) Amazon AWS
2 66 (27.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 58 (24.37%) Serverless
4 40 (16.81%) AWS Lambda
5 38 (15.97%) PaaS
6 32 (13.45%) Amazon S3
7 31 (13.03%) Amazon EC2
8 29 (12.18%) Google Cloud Platform
9 27 (11.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 20 (8.40%) Route 53
11 19 (7.98%) AWS CloudFormation
11 19 (7.98%) IaaS
12 14 (5.88%) SaaS
13 13 (5.46%) AWS CloudTrail
14 12 (5.04%) Amazon SQS
15 11 (4.62%) Azure Active Directory
16 9 (3.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 7 (2.94%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 7 (2.94%) CloudFront
18 6 (2.52%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 25 (10.50%) DNS
2 17 (7.14%) Firewall
3 14 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 14 (5.88%) VPN
4 13 (5.46%) WAN
5 10 (4.20%) Intrusion Detection
5 10 (4.20%) LAN
5 10 (4.20%) Network Security
5 10 (4.20%) SSL
5 10 (4.20%) Wireless
5 10 (4.20%) WLAN
6 6 (2.52%) HTTP
7 3 (1.26%) Internet
7 3 (1.26%) MPLS
8 2 (0.84%) IPsec
9 1 (0.42%) DKIM
9 1 (0.42%) DMARC
9 1 (0.42%) FTP
9 1 (0.42%) SMTP
9 1 (0.42%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (12.61%) Amazon RDS
2 19 (7.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 17 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 16 (6.72%) NoSQL
5 14 (5.88%) MongoDB
6 12 (5.04%) Big Data
7 11 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (4.20%) Hadoop
9 8 (3.36%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (3.36%) Redis
10 7 (2.94%) MySQL
10 7 (2.94%) SQL Server
11 6 (2.52%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (1.26%) Apache Hive
13 3 (1.26%) BigQuery
14 2 (0.84%) Sqoop
14 2 (0.84%) Squirro
15 1 (0.42%) Amazon Aurora
15 1 (0.42%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 59 (24.79%) Jenkins
2 38 (15.97%) Git (software)
3 19 (7.98%) JIRA
4 18 (7.56%) Maven
5 11 (4.62%) Bitbucket
6 10 (4.20%) SonarQube
7 9 (3.78%) Cucumber
7 9 (3.78%) Visual Studio Team System
8 8 (3.36%) IntelliJ
9 5 (2.10%) Gradle
10 4 (1.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (1.68%) CircleCI
10 4 (1.68%) GitLab
10 4 (1.68%) Karma Test Runner
10 4 (1.68%) Selenium
10 4 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (1.68%) TeamCity
10 4 (1.68%) Visual Studio
11 3 (1.26%) Eclipse
11 3 (1.26%) Travis CI
General
1 60 (25.21%) Finance
2 31 (13.03%) Telecoms
3 12 (5.04%) Retail
4 10 (4.20%) Legal
5 7 (2.94%) Banking
6 6 (2.52%) Front Office
7 5 (2.10%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.84%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.84%) Marketing
9 1 (0.42%) Advertising
9 1 (0.42%) Back Office
9 1 (0.42%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 70 (29.41%) Developer
2 66 (27.73%) Architect
3 62 (26.05%) DevOps Engineer
4 51 (21.43%) Java Developer
5 50 (21.01%) AWS Engineer
6 41 (17.23%) AWS DevOps
7 40 (16.81%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 36 (15.13%) Cloud Architect
9 14 (5.88%) Security Architect
10 13 (5.46%) Azure Architect
10 13 (5.46%) Cloud Engineer
11 12 (5.04%) AWS Architect
11 12 (5.04%) Software Engineer
12 10 (4.20%) Java Engineer
13 9 (3.78%) Angular Developer
13 9 (3.78%) Solutions Architect
14 7 (2.94%) Cloud Developer
14 7 (2.94%) Consultant
14 7 (2.94%) Full Stack Developer
15 5 (2.10%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (15.13%) Spring
2 32 (13.45%) Web Services
3 27 (11.34%) Spring Boot
4 26 (10.92%) AngularJS
5 22 (9.24%) RESTful
6 20 (8.40%) Redux
7 19 (7.98%) Node.js
8 16 (6.72%) React
9 15 (6.30%) REST
10 14 (5.88%) .NET
10 14 (5.88%) OAuth
11 13 (5.46%) OpenID
12 10 (4.20%) HTML
12 10 (4.20%) SAML
13 8 (3.36%) Angular 2
13 8 (3.36%) CSS
14 7 (2.94%) HTML5
14 7 (2.94%) Java EE
14 7 (2.94%) Vue.js
15 6 (2.52%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 36 (15.13%) Greenfield Project
2 24 (10.08%) Algorithms
3 19 (7.98%) Data Structures
3 19 (7.98%) Mobile App
4 13 (5.46%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (5.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 12 (5.04%) Management Information System
6 11 (4.62%) Enterprise Cloud
7 10 (4.20%) User Experience
8 7 (2.94%) Data Centre
9 6 (2.52%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (2.10%) Equities
10 5 (2.10%) Fintech
10 5 (2.10%) Fixed Income
10 5 (2.10%) Linux Command Line
10 5 (2.10%) Public Cloud
10 5 (2.10%) Replication
10 5 (2.10%) Virtual Team
11 4 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 51 (21.43%) Linux
2 29 (12.18%) Android
2 29 (12.18%) Apple iOS
3 15 (6.30%) Windows
4 8 (3.36%) Unix
5 7 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.42%) CentOS
6 1 (0.42%) Solaris
6 1 (0.42%) VMS
6 1 (0.42%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (60.08%) DevOps
2 91 (38.24%) Microservices
3 87 (36.55%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (21.43%) TDD
5 43 (18.07%) Continuous Delivery
6 35 (14.71%) Deployment Automation
7 29 (12.18%) Software Engineering
8 28 (11.76%) OO
8 28 (11.76%) Open Source
8 28 (11.76%) Test Automation
9 27 (11.34%) BDD
9 27 (11.34%) Configuration Management
10 25 (10.50%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (10.50%) Pair Programming
11 23 (9.66%) Analytics
11 23 (9.66%) Kalman Filter
12 22 (9.24%) Mathematics
13 21 (8.82%) Migration
14 20 (8.40%) Computer Science
14 20 (8.40%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 93 (39.08%) Java
2 64 (26.89%) Python
3 45 (18.91%) JavaScript
4 30 (12.61%) C#
5 27 (11.34%) SQL
6 26 (10.92%) TypeScript
7 23 (9.66%) C++
7 23 (9.66%) Java 8
8 19 (7.98%) Apple Swift
8 19 (7.98%) Rust
9 14 (5.88%) PowerShell
10 12 (5.04%) Go
11 10 (4.20%) Bash Shell
12 8 (3.36%) Ruby
12 8 (3.36%) Scala
13 7 (2.94%) Kotlin
14 6 (2.52%) R
15 4 (1.68%) Perl
15 4 (1.68%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.84%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 28 (11.76%) Degree
1 28 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 27 (11.34%) SC Cleared
3 18 (7.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (2.10%) Sun Certification
5 3 (1.26%) AWS Certification
5 3 (1.26%) PhD
6 2 (0.84%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 2 (0.84%) CCSP
6 2 (0.84%) CGEIT
6 2 (0.84%) CISA
6 2 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.84%) CISM
6 2 (0.84%) CISSP
6 2 (0.84%) ISSAP
6 2 (0.84%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.84%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.42%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.42%) MCITP
7 1 (0.42%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.62%) FedRAMP
1 11 (4.62%) HIPAA
2 10 (4.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (2.52%) QA
4 3 (1.26%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.42%) FISMA
5 1 (0.42%) GDPR
5 1 (0.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 80 (33.61%) Docker
2 12 (5.04%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.26%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 68 (28.57%) Terraform
2 55 (23.11%) Kubernetes
3 42 (17.65%) Ansible
4 21 (8.82%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (6.72%) Puppet
6 10 (4.20%) CASB
6 10 (4.20%) Packer
7 3 (1.26%) Grafana
7 3 (1.26%) HAProxy
7 3 (1.26%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.84%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.84%) Istio
8 2 (0.84%) Salt
9 1 (0.42%) Consul
9 1 (0.42%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.42%) Icinga
9 1 (0.42%) Rancher
9 1 (0.42%) rkt
9 1 (0.42%) StackStorm
9 1 (0.42%) yum
Vendors
1 27 (11.34%) Microsoft
2 19 (7.98%) Google
3 12 (5.04%) Okta
4 9 (3.78%) Atlassian
5 6 (2.52%) Oracle
6 5 (2.10%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.68%) IBM
8 3 (1.26%) Bloomberg
8 3 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.26%) Splunk
9 2 (0.84%) Rackspace
9 2 (0.84%) SAP
9 2 (0.84%) VMware
10 1 (0.42%) Axway
10 1 (0.42%) Cadence
10 1 (0.42%) Charles River
10 1 (0.42%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.42%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.42%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.42%) Teradata