Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 363 413 586
Rank change year-on-year +50 +173 +16
Contract jobs citing Cloud Native 177 213 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.50% 0.46% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.49% 1.28% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 143 41
London median daily rate £620 £550 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.73% -6.38% +6.82%
10th Percentile £507 £425 £413
90th Percentile £785 £675 £675
England median daily rate £575 £537 £550
% change year-on-year +7.02% -2.32% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 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 11,916 16,702 17,750
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 33.45% 35.96% 37.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,301 11,911 12,587
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £306 £313 £311
90th Percentile £700 £700 £688
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 275 231
London median hourly rate £23.00 £22.93 £21.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.31% +4.70% +9.72%
10th Percentile £12.76 £13.00 £12.75
90th Percentile £52.90 £53.75 £47.83
England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +32 31 £550 - 25
South London +50 17 £625 +19.05% 13
East London +41 12 £613 -5.77% 4
Cloud Native
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 105 (59.32%) AWS
2 95 (53.67%) DevOps
3 74 (41.81%) Microservices
4 69 (38.98%) Azure
5 66 (37.29%) Agile Software Development
6 59 (33.33%) Finance
7 54 (30.51%) Kubernetes
8 52 (29.38%) Terraform
8 52 (29.38%) Docker
9 50 (28.25%) Java
10 46 (25.99%) Git (software)
11 41 (23.16%) Node.js
12 39 (22.03%) Python
13 35 (19.77%) Jenkins
14 34 (19.21%) Linux
15 32 (18.08%) Security Cleared
15 32 (18.08%) Ansible
16 31 (17.51%) GCP
16 31 (17.51%) Serverless
16 31 (17.51%) Microsoft
17 30 (16.95%) JavaScript
18 29 (16.38%) Software Engineering
19 26 (14.69%) PaaS
20 25 (14.12%) IaaS
20 25 (14.12%) Infrastructure as Code
21 24 (13.56%) Analytics
21 24 (13.56%) SaaS
21 24 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
22 23 (12.99%) JIRA
22 23 (12.99%) Amazon S3

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 19 (10.73%) Confluence
2 14 (7.91%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (5.08%) Apache
3 9 (5.08%) Apache Spark
4 7 (3.95%) Jupyter
4 7 (3.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (2.26%) JBoss
5 4 (2.26%) nginx
6 3 (1.69%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (1.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 3 (1.69%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.56%) Anypoint
7 1 (0.56%) Mule
7 1 (0.56%) Mule ESB
7 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.95%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 4 (2.26%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.56%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 105 (59.32%) AWS
2 69 (38.98%) Azure
3 31 (17.51%) GCP
3 31 (17.51%) Serverless
4 26 (14.69%) PaaS
5 25 (14.12%) IaaS
6 24 (13.56%) SaaS
7 23 (12.99%) Amazon S3
8 22 (12.43%) GitHub
9 21 (11.86%) AWS Lambda
10 19 (10.73%) Amazon ECS
11 16 (9.04%) Amazon EC2
11 16 (9.04%) Route 53
12 15 (8.47%) AWS CloudFormation
13 12 (6.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 11 (6.21%) Azure Active Directory
14 11 (6.21%) Cloud Computing
15 9 (5.08%) AWS CodePipeline
15 9 (5.08%) OpenShift
16 8 (4.52%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.95%) DNS
2 6 (3.39%) DHCP
3 5 (2.82%) NetScaler
3 5 (2.82%) VPN
4 4 (2.26%) HTTP
5 2 (1.13%) Firewall
5 2 (1.13%) SSL
6 1 (0.56%) NAS
6 1 (0.56%) Network Security
6 1 (0.56%) SAN
6 1 (0.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (12.43%) Amazon RDS
1 22 (12.43%) Big Data
2 13 (7.34%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (5.65%) MongoDB
4 8 (4.52%) NoSQL
5 7 (3.95%) Amazon Redshift
5 7 (3.95%) Hadoop
5 7 (3.95%) MySQL
5 7 (3.95%) SQL Server
6 6 (3.39%) MariaDB
7 5 (2.82%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (2.82%) Data Lake
8 4 (2.26%) Amazon Athena
8 4 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.69%) Amazon Aurora
9 3 (1.69%) BigQuery
9 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.13%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.13%) HBase
Development Applications
1 46 (25.99%) Git (software)
2 35 (19.77%) Jenkins
3 23 (12.99%) JIRA
4 11 (6.21%) Sonatype Nexus
5 8 (4.52%) Artifactory
6 7 (3.95%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (3.39%) GitLab
7 6 (3.39%) Mocha
7 6 (3.39%) TeamCity
8 5 (2.82%) CircleCI
9 4 (2.26%) JUnit
10 3 (1.69%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.69%) Maven
10 3 (1.69%) SonarQube
11 2 (1.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (1.13%) Mockito
11 2 (1.13%) Snyk
11 2 (1.13%) Visual Studio Team System
12 1 (0.56%) Selenium
12 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 59 (33.33%) Finance
2 19 (10.73%) Banking
3 10 (5.65%) Public Sector
4 9 (5.08%) Front Office
5 3 (1.69%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.13%) Advertising
6 2 (1.13%) Legal
6 2 (1.13%) Retail
7 1 (0.56%) Automotive
7 1 (0.56%) Games
7 1 (0.56%) International Banking
7 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 43 (24.29%) Architect
2 36 (20.34%) Developer
2 36 (20.34%) DevOps Engineer
3 22 (12.43%) AWS Engineer
4 19 (10.73%) Cloud Architect
5 14 (7.91%) AWS DevOps
6 13 (7.34%) Cloud Engineer
7 11 (6.21%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 11 (6.21%) Consultant
8 10 (5.65%) Java Developer
8 10 (5.65%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 10 (5.65%) Senior Developer
9 8 (4.52%) Azure Architect
9 8 (4.52%) React Developer
9 8 (4.52%) Software Engineer
10 7 (3.95%) Azure Engineer
10 7 (3.95%) Java Engineer
10 7 (3.95%) Security Engineer
11 6 (3.39%) Python Developer
12 5 (2.82%) Citrix Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (23.16%) Node.js
2 21 (11.86%) .NET
3 19 (10.73%) Web Services
4 18 (10.17%) React
5 16 (9.04%) Kafka
6 12 (6.78%) OAuth
7 11 (6.21%) Redux
8 10 (5.65%) JSON
8 10 (5.65%) YAML
9 9 (5.08%) RESTful
10 8 (4.52%) Middleware
10 8 (4.52%) Spring
11 7 (3.95%) AngularJS
11 7 (3.95%) Spring Boot
12 6 (3.39%) OAuth2
12 6 (3.39%) SAML
13 5 (2.82%) D3.js
13 5 (2.82%) HTML
13 5 (2.82%) Pandas
13 5 (2.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.78%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (5.65%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (5.08%) Data Centre
5 8 (4.52%) PKI
6 7 (3.95%) Data Structures
6 7 (3.95%) Derivative
6 7 (3.95%) Fixed Income
6 7 (3.95%) Hybrid Cloud
6 7 (3.95%) N-Tier
6 7 (3.95%) Public Cloud
6 7 (3.95%) User Experience
7 6 (3.39%) Algorithms
7 6 (3.39%) Mobile App
8 5 (2.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 5 (2.82%) Replication
9 4 (2.26%) Analytical Mindset
10 3 (1.69%) Enterprise Cloud
10 3 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (1.13%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 34 (19.21%) Linux
2 15 (8.47%) Unix
3 11 (6.21%) Windows
4 8 (4.52%) Debian
4 8 (4.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.26%) Android
5 4 (2.26%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.26%) CentOS
5 4 (2.26%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (53.67%) DevOps
2 74 (41.81%) Microservices
3 66 (37.29%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (16.38%) Software Engineering
5 25 (14.12%) Infrastructure as Code
6 24 (13.56%) Analytics
6 24 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (11.86%) Migration
8 16 (9.04%) Problem-Solving
9 15 (8.47%) Enterprise Architecture
9 15 (8.47%) Functional Testing
9 15 (8.47%) TDD
9 15 (8.47%) Test Automation
10 14 (7.91%) Continuous Delivery
10 14 (7.91%) Scrum
11 11 (6.21%) BDD
11 11 (6.21%) Infrastructure Automation
11 11 (6.21%) SDLC
11 11 (6.21%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (5.65%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 50 (28.25%) Java
2 39 (22.03%) Python
3 30 (16.95%) JavaScript
4 20 (11.30%) C#
5 14 (7.91%) PowerShell
5 14 (7.91%) SQL
6 12 (6.78%) Bash Shell
7 11 (6.21%) Go
8 7 (3.95%) TypeScript
9 6 (3.39%) Java 8
10 5 (2.82%) ES6
10 5 (2.82%) R
11 4 (2.26%) Rust
12 3 (1.69%) ES7
12 3 (1.69%) Ruby
12 3 (1.69%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.13%) PHP
14 1 (0.56%) C
14 1 (0.56%) Perl
14 1 (0.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 32 (18.08%) Security Cleared
2 23 (12.99%) SC Cleared
3 12 (6.78%) AWS Certification
4 9 (5.08%) Degree
5 6 (3.39%) DV Cleared
6 5 (2.82%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.56%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.82%) QA
2 3 (1.69%) COBIT
2 3 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.69%) NIST
3 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 52 (29.38%) Docker
2 12 (6.78%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.39%) vSphere
4 5 (2.82%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (2.82%) Virtual Desktop
4 5 (2.82%) XenApp
4 5 (2.82%) XenDesktop
5 4 (2.26%) Postfix
5 4 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.13%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 54 (30.51%) Kubernetes
2 52 (29.38%) Terraform
3 32 (18.08%) Ansible
4 16 (9.04%) Packer
5 13 (7.34%) Kibana
6 9 (5.08%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (3.95%) Prometheus
8 5 (2.82%) Istio
8 5 (2.82%) Microsoft Intune
8 5 (2.82%) SCCM
9 4 (2.26%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (2.26%) yum
10 3 (1.69%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 3 (1.69%) Grafana
10 3 (1.69%) Puppet
10 3 (1.69%) Sysdig
11 2 (1.13%) Hadoop YARN
12 1 (0.56%) Nagios
12 1 (0.56%) Salt
Vendors
1 31 (17.51%) Microsoft
2 18 (10.17%) Google
3 14 (7.91%) Oracle
4 12 (6.78%) Splunk
5 11 (6.21%) Atlassian
6 7 (3.95%) Ping Identity
6 7 (3.95%) Red Hat
6 7 (3.95%) Sparx
7 5 (2.82%) Citrix
7 5 (2.82%) Ivanti
8 4 (2.26%) Cisco
8 4 (2.26%) Confluent
8 4 (2.26%) Dell
8 4 (2.26%) EMC
8 4 (2.26%) IBM
8 4 (2.26%) NetApp
8 4 (2.26%) Veracode
8 4 (2.26%) VMware
9 3 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.13%) Tableau