Period
to 22 June 2018

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 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
England > London
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 507 537 580
Rank change year-on-year +30 +43 -
Contract jobs citing Cloud Native 127 54 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.28% 0.14% 0.030%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.74% 0.35% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 39 10
London median daily rate £575 £600 £613
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.17% -2.04% -
10th Percentile £450 £499 £400
90th Percentile £700 £700 £665
England median daily rate £550 £600 £625
% change year-on-year -8.33% -4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England 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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 17,097 15,237 16,492
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.92% 38.17% 37.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,265 10,799 11,826
London median daily rate £500 £500 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.53% +3.33%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £281
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 276 237 234
London median hourly rate £23.75 £23.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +15.00% +0.31%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.51 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £50.51
England median hourly rate £23.50 £19.66 £21.00
% change year-on-year +19.53% -6.38% +16.67%

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 June 2018.

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 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
Central London -26 25 £550 -4.35% 12
South London - 8 £438 - 2
West London - 6 £525 - 4
East London - 1 £650 -
Cloud Native
England

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

1 101 (79.53%) Amazon AWS
2 66 (51.97%) DevOps
3 64 (50.39%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (46.46%) Jenkins
5 46 (36.22%) Docker
5 46 (36.22%) Terraform
6 42 (33.07%) Java
7 40 (31.50%) Python
8 39 (30.71%) Linux
9 38 (29.92%) Configuration Management
10 35 (27.56%) Git (software)
10 35 (27.56%) Serverless
11 34 (26.77%) Ansible
12 30 (23.62%) Finance
13 28 (22.05%) Bash Shell
14 27 (21.26%) Microsoft Azure
14 27 (21.26%) GitHub
15 23 (18.11%) Security Cleared
16 22 (17.32%) Continuous Integration
16 22 (17.32%) Opscode Chef
16 22 (17.32%) SQL
16 22 (17.32%) JIRA
17 21 (16.54%) TDD
17 21 (16.54%) Microservices
18 20 (15.75%) SC Cleared
19 19 (14.96%) Open Source
20 18 (14.17%) Amazon EC2
20 18 (14.17%) Node.js
20 18 (14.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
20 18 (14.17%) AWS Lambda

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 15 (11.81%) Confluence
2 13 (10.24%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (3.94%) nginx
4 4 (3.15%) OpenStack
5 3 (2.36%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.36%) Hubot
6 2 (1.57%) Anypoint
6 2 (1.57%) Apache
6 2 (1.57%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 101 (79.53%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (27.56%) Serverless
3 27 (21.26%) GitHub
3 27 (21.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (14.17%) Amazon EC2
4 18 (14.17%) AWS Lambda
4 18 (14.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 17 (13.39%) Route 53
6 16 (12.60%) PaaS
7 15 (11.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 15 (11.81%) Amazon S3
7 15 (11.81%) CloudFront
8 13 (10.24%) Google Cloud Platform
9 11 (8.66%) IaaS
10 9 (7.09%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (4.72%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (4.72%) Office 365
12 4 (3.15%) SaaS
13 2 (1.57%) Heroku
14 1 (0.79%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.81%) DNS
2 12 (9.45%) DKIM
2 12 (9.45%) DMARC
3 8 (6.30%) Internet
4 3 (2.36%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (1.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.60%) Amazon RDS
2 12 (9.45%) MySQL
3 10 (7.87%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.94%) Redis
5 4 (3.15%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.36%) BigQuery
6 3 (2.36%) Bigtable
7 2 (1.57%) Big Data
7 2 (1.57%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.57%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.57%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.79%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.79%) OLAP
8 1 (0.79%) ROLAP
Development Applications
1 59 (46.46%) Jenkins
2 35 (27.56%) Git (software)
3 22 (17.32%) JIRA
4 9 (7.09%) Maven
5 8 (6.30%) Subversion
6 7 (5.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (5.51%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (2.36%) Travis CI
8 2 (1.57%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.79%) git-flow
9 1 (0.79%) Gradle
General
1 30 (23.62%) Finance
2 12 (9.45%) Banking
3 6 (4.72%) Legal
4 5 (3.94%) Marketing
5 3 (2.36%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.57%) Electronics
6 2 (1.57%) Law
6 2 (1.57%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.79%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 33 (25.98%) DevOps Engineer
2 29 (22.83%) Cloud Engineer
3 25 (19.69%) Architect
3 25 (19.69%) AWS Engineer
4 17 (13.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 16 (12.60%) Cloud Architect
5 16 (12.60%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 15 (11.81%) AWS DevOps
7 12 (9.45%) Developer
8 11 (8.66%) Consultant
9 10 (7.87%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 9 (7.09%) Java Engineer
10 9 (7.09%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (6.30%) DevOps Consultant
11 8 (6.30%) Site Reliability Engineer
12 6 (4.72%) AWS Consultant
12 6 (4.72%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 6 (4.72%) Windows Consultant
13 5 (3.94%) Cloud Consultant
13 5 (3.94%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.17%) Node.js
2 13 (10.24%) Spring
2 13 (10.24%) Web Services
3 11 (8.66%) REST
4 9 (7.09%) .NET
5 8 (6.30%) RFC 822
6 7 (5.51%) JSON
6 7 (5.51%) Middleware
7 5 (3.94%) .NET Core
8 4 (3.15%) Elastic Stack
8 4 (3.15%) J2EE
8 4 (3.15%) Spring Boot
9 3 (2.36%) CSS
9 3 (2.36%) HTML
9 3 (2.36%) HTML5
9 3 (2.36%) SOAP
10 2 (1.57%) Kafka
10 2 (1.57%) OAuth
10 2 (1.57%) SPNEGO
10 2 (1.57%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.24%) Linux Command Line
1 13 (10.24%) Public Cloud
2 12 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.45%) Fintech
3 9 (7.09%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (6.30%) Analytical Mindset
5 7 (5.51%) Data Centre
6 5 (3.94%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.94%) Virtual Team
7 3 (2.36%) User Experience
8 2 (1.57%) BBC
8 2 (1.57%) Cyber Defence
8 2 (1.57%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (1.57%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.57%) Life Science
9 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.79%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.79%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 39 (30.71%) Linux
2 17 (13.39%) Windows
3 15 (11.81%) Unix
4 3 (2.36%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (51.97%) DevOps
2 64 (50.39%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (29.92%) Configuration Management
4 22 (17.32%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (16.54%) Microservices
5 21 (16.54%) TDD
6 19 (14.96%) Open Source
7 16 (12.60%) Load Balancing
8 15 (11.81%) Migration
9 14 (11.02%) Continuous Delivery
9 14 (11.02%) Test Automation
10 13 (10.24%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 10 (7.87%) Continuous Deployment
11 10 (7.87%) High Availability
11 10 (7.87%) Scrum
11 10 (7.87%) Software Engineering
12 9 (7.09%) Problem-Solving
12 9 (7.09%) Service Delivery
13 7 (5.51%) Resource Allocation
13 7 (5.51%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 42 (33.07%) Java
2 40 (31.50%) Python
3 28 (22.05%) Bash Shell
4 22 (17.32%) SQL
5 10 (7.87%) C#
5 10 (7.87%) Go
6 8 (6.30%) PowerShell
6 8 (6.30%) Ruby
7 3 (2.36%) CoffeeScript
7 3 (2.36%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.57%) C
8 2 (1.57%) ES6
9 1 (0.79%) C++
9 1 (0.79%) Java 8
9 1 (0.79%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 23 (18.11%) Security Cleared
2 20 (15.75%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.72%) Degree
4 5 (3.94%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.57%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.57%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.57%) MCSA
5 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.30%) GCP
1 8 (6.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 8 (6.30%) QA
1 8 (6.30%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (36.22%) Docker
2 2 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 46 (36.22%) Terraform
2 34 (26.77%) Ansible
3 22 (17.32%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (8.66%) Puppet
5 10 (7.87%) Kubernetes
6 6 (4.72%) Salt
7 5 (3.94%) CASB
8 4 (3.15%) Consul
9 3 (2.36%) StackStorm
10 2 (1.57%) rkt
11 1 (0.79%) Packer
Vendors
1 14 (11.02%) Atlassian
2 8 (6.30%) Google
3 6 (4.72%) Apigee
4 5 (3.94%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.94%) Splunk
5 3 (2.36%) MuleSoft
6 2 (1.57%) Fujitsu
6 2 (1.57%) Mashery
6 2 (1.57%) Perforce
6 2 (1.57%) SaltStack
6 2 (1.57%) SAP
6 2 (1.57%) VMware
7 1 (0.79%) Dell
7 1 (0.79%) IBM