Period
to 3 March 2021

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 3 March 2021 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
3 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 197 306 396
Rank change year-on-year +109 +90 +163
Contract jobs citing Cloud Native 262 182 215
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.31% 0.66% 0.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.45% 1.90% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 114 152
Median daily rate £560 £575 £585
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.61% -1.71% +1.74%
10th Percentile £440 £437 £451
90th Percentile £775 £764 £700
England median daily rate £525 £556 £569
% change year-on-year -5.62% -2.20% +3.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £52.50 - -

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 7,593 9,559 15,151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.99% 34.40% 35.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,303 6,829 10,874
Median daily rate £525 £520 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.96% -0.95% +5.00%
10th Percentile £319 £294 £313
90th Percentile £725 £710 £700
England median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 147 246
Median hourly rate £31.50 £24.12 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.58% +9.64% -2.22%
10th Percentile £16.99 £12.44 £12.88
90th Percentile £57.50 £52.35 £47.00
Median hourly rate £25.50 £21.57 £20.25
% change year-on-year +18.22% +6.54% -3.60%

Cloud Native
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Native in London

Cloud Native
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Cloud Native in London.

Daily rate trend for Cloud Native in London

Cloud Native
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Cloud Native in London over the 6 months to 3 March 2021.

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 3 March 2021. 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 +64 30 £560 +1.82% 46
West London +38 1 - - 7
Cloud Native
England

For the 6 months to 3 March 2021, 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.

1 153 (58.40%) Azure
2 139 (53.05%) AWS
2 139 (53.05%) Kubernetes
3 117 (44.66%) Agile Software Development
4 112 (42.75%) Microservices
5 107 (40.84%) Python
6 95 (36.26%) DevOps
7 78 (29.77%) Terraform
8 77 (29.39%) SQL
9 73 (27.86%) Serverless
10 70 (26.72%) Software Engineering
10 70 (26.72%) Go
11 61 (23.28%) GCP
12 60 (22.90%) Java
13 58 (22.14%) Finance
14 54 (20.61%) Jenkins
15 50 (19.08%) Logic Apps
16 49 (18.70%) Ansible
17 48 (18.32%) Docker
18 46 (17.56%) Azure Functions
19 44 (16.79%) C#
20 43 (16.41%) C++
20 43 (16.41%) Oracle
21 42 (16.03%) SDLC
22 41 (15.65%) Git (software)
23 40 (15.27%) Data Engineering
23 40 (15.27%) Azure SQL Database
24 39 (14.89%) MongoDB
24 39 (14.89%) AWS Lambda
24 39 (14.89%) JavaScript

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 35 (13.36%) BizTalk Server
2 14 (5.34%) Confluence
3 9 (3.44%) Apache Spark
3 9 (3.44%) Cloud Foundry
4 7 (2.67%) Apache Airflow
5 4 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.53%) nginx
5 4 (1.53%) Red Hat Fuse
6 3 (1.15%) Apache
7 2 (0.76%) Alfresco
7 2 (0.76%) CMS
7 2 (0.76%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.38%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.38%) JBoss
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.38%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (0.76%) Chatbot
1 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.76%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle BRM
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 153 (58.40%) Azure
2 139 (53.05%) AWS
3 73 (27.86%) Serverless
4 61 (23.28%) GCP
5 50 (19.08%) Logic Apps
6 46 (17.56%) Azure Functions
7 39 (14.89%) AWS Lambda
8 26 (9.92%) IaaS
9 23 (8.78%) PaaS
10 18 (6.87%) GitHub
11 17 (6.49%) Amazon EKS
12 12 (4.58%) SaaS
13 11 (4.20%) Amazon ECS
13 11 (4.20%) OpenShift
14 10 (3.82%) AWS Fargate
15 9 (3.44%) AWS CloudFormation
16 7 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
17 6 (2.29%) Amazon GuardDuty
18 5 (1.91%) Azure Active Directory
18 5 (1.91%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.05%) Network Security
2 3 (1.15%) FTP
2 3 (1.15%) NAS
2 3 (1.15%) SAN
3 2 (0.76%) BIG-IP
3 2 (0.76%) Firewall
4 1 (0.38%) DNS
4 1 (0.38%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.38%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.38%) IPv4
4 1 (0.38%) IPv6
4 1 (0.38%) Skype
4 1 (0.38%) SSL
4 1 (0.38%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (15.27%) Azure SQL Database
2 39 (14.89%) MongoDB
3 22 (8.40%) Big Data
4 20 (7.63%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (5.34%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (3.82%) Data Lake
6 10 (3.82%) Hadoop
7 9 (3.44%) BigQuery
8 8 (3.05%) NoSQL
8 8 (3.05%) SQL Server
9 6 (2.29%) Cloud Spanner
10 5 (1.91%) Apache Hive
11 4 (1.53%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.53%) Dremio
12 3 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (1.15%) Bigtable
12 3 (1.15%) Cosmos DB
12 3 (1.15%) MySQL
12 3 (1.15%) Parquet
12 3 (1.15%) Presto
Development Applications
1 54 (20.61%) Jenkins
2 41 (15.65%) Git (software)
3 22 (8.40%) JIRA
4 15 (5.73%) CircleCI
5 11 (4.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 10 (3.82%) GitLab
7 9 (3.44%) webpack
8 8 (3.05%) Bitbucket
9 4 (1.53%) CF BOSH
9 4 (1.53%) JUnit
9 4 (1.53%) Postman
9 4 (1.53%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.15%) SonarQube
10 3 (1.15%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (1.15%) Spinnaker
11 2 (0.76%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.76%) IBM UrbanCode
11 2 (0.76%) Maven
11 2 (0.76%) Subversion
11 2 (0.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 58 (22.14%) Finance
2 26 (9.92%) Banking
3 14 (5.34%) Public Sector
4 6 (2.29%) Retail
5 4 (1.53%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.15%) Back Office
6 3 (1.15%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.15%) Law
7 2 (0.76%) Front Office
7 2 (0.76%) Legal
7 2 (0.76%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.38%) Billing
8 1 (0.38%) Games
8 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 74 (28.24%) Developer
2 60 (22.90%) Architect
3 27 (10.31%) Python Developer
4 25 (9.54%) DevOps Engineer
5 23 (8.78%) Azure Engineer
5 23 (8.78%) Cloud Architect
5 23 (8.78%) Cloud Engineer
6 21 (8.02%) Azure Developer
7 15 (5.73%) Senior Developer
8 14 (5.34%) Cloud Developer
8 14 (5.34%) Data Engineer
9 13 (4.96%) Full Stack Developer
9 13 (4.96%) Solutions Architect
10 12 (4.58%) AWS Engineer
10 12 (4.58%) Cloud Native Developer
10 12 (4.58%) Java Developer
10 12 (4.58%) Python Engineer
10 12 (4.58%) Senior Python Developer
11 11 (4.20%) AWS Architect
11 11 (4.20%) Energy Trading Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (12.60%) .NET
2 32 (12.21%) React
3 31 (11.83%) Node.js
4 29 (11.07%) REST
5 27 (10.31%) CSS
6 25 (9.54%) GraphQL
7 22 (8.40%) .NET Core
7 22 (8.40%) Kafka
8 18 (6.87%) CSS3
8 18 (6.87%) HTML
9 16 (6.11%) Spring Boot
10 15 (5.73%) Redux
10 15 (5.73%) Spring
10 15 (5.73%) Web Services
11 14 (5.34%) HTML5
12 13 (4.96%) RESTful
13 12 (4.58%) Express
14 11 (4.20%) XHR
15 8 (3.05%) Middleware
16 7 (2.67%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.11%) Public Cloud
2 10 (3.82%) Data Centre
3 8 (3.05%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.05%) User Experience
4 7 (2.67%) Algorithms
5 6 (2.29%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (1.91%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (1.91%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.53%) iPad
8 3 (1.15%) Blog
8 3 (1.15%) CMDB
8 3 (1.15%) Enterprise Cloud
8 3 (1.15%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.76%) DataPower
9 2 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.76%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.76%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 27 (10.31%) Linux
2 15 (5.73%) Windows
3 4 (1.53%) Android
3 4 (1.53%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.38%) CentOS
5 1 (0.38%) CoreOS
5 1 (0.38%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (44.66%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (42.75%) Microservices
3 95 (36.26%) DevOps
4 70 (26.72%) Software Engineering
5 42 (16.03%) SDLC
6 40 (15.27%) Data Engineering
7 38 (14.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 36 (13.74%) Data Development
9 34 (12.98%) Open Source
10 33 (12.60%) Infrastructure as Code
11 28 (10.69%) TDD
12 26 (9.92%) OO
13 25 (9.54%) Test Automation
14 22 (8.40%) Data Science
14 22 (8.40%) Migration
15 20 (7.63%) Continuous Delivery
16 19 (7.25%) Information Security
17 17 (6.49%) BDD
17 17 (6.49%) ETL
17 17 (6.49%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 107 (40.84%) Python
2 77 (29.39%) SQL
3 70 (26.72%) Go
4 60 (22.90%) Java
5 44 (16.79%) C#
6 43 (16.41%) C++
7 39 (14.89%) JavaScript
8 38 (14.50%) PL/SQL
9 36 (13.74%) T-SQL
10 21 (8.02%) Bash Shell
11 12 (4.58%) ES6
12 9 (3.44%) PowerShell
13 7 (2.67%) C
14 6 (2.29%) Ruby
14 6 (2.29%) TypeScript
15 5 (1.91%) Kotlin
16 4 (1.53%) Scala
17 2 (0.76%) Java 8
17 2 (0.76%) VBA
18 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (8.40%) Security Cleared
2 18 (6.87%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.05%) CISSP
4 7 (2.67%) Degree
5 3 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.38%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (0.38%) CCSP
6 1 (0.38%) CGEIT
6 1 (0.38%) CISA
6 1 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.38%) CISM
6 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.38%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 1 (0.38%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.15%) QA
2 2 (0.76%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.76%) ISO 20022
3 1 (0.38%) COBIT
3 1 (0.38%) ISO 31000
3 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.38%) NIST
3 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (18.32%) Docker
2 9 (3.44%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.15%) HDFS
4 2 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.76%) vSphere
5 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 139 (53.05%) Kubernetes
2 78 (29.77%) Terraform
3 49 (18.70%) Ansible
4 14 (5.34%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (4.58%) Istio
5 12 (4.58%) Puppet
6 9 (3.44%) Prometheus
7 5 (1.91%) Grafana
8 3 (1.15%) Argo
8 3 (1.15%) Consul
8 3 (1.15%) Hadoop YARN
8 3 (1.15%) MIIS
8 3 (1.15%) vRealize
9 2 (0.76%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.76%) Knative
9 2 (0.76%) Kustomize
10 1 (0.38%) Control-M
10 1 (0.38%) Demisto
10 1 (0.38%) Kibana
10 1 (0.38%) Packer
Vendors
1 43 (16.41%) Oracle
2 37 (14.12%) MuleSoft
3 32 (12.21%) Google
4 23 (8.78%) Microsoft
5 8 (3.05%) VMware
6 6 (2.29%) Atlassian
7 5 (1.91%) IBM
8 4 (1.53%) CA
8 4 (1.53%) CA Agile Central
8 4 (1.53%) Cloudera
9 3 (1.15%) AppDynamics
9 3 (1.15%) Black Duck
9 3 (1.15%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.15%) Splunk
10 2 (0.76%) F5
10 2 (0.76%) Informatica
10 2 (0.76%) Okta
10 2 (0.76%) StreamSets
10 2 (0.76%) Twitter
11 1 (0.38%) Confluent