Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 471 537 610
Rank change year-on-year +66 +73 -
Contract jobs citing Cloud Native 156 62 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.34% 0.14% 0.033%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.89% 0.37% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 40 7
London median daily rate £525 £600 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - -
10th Percentile £419 £500 £364
90th Percentile £681 £700 £673
England median daily rate £525 £575 £638
% change year-on-year -8.70% -9.80% -
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 17,562 16,687 17,059
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.58% 38.74% 37.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,539 11,841 12,205
London median daily rate £515 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £290
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 270 227 226
London median hourly rate £23.50 £21.90 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.31% +9.50% -
10th Percentile £13.22 £12.66 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £49.51 £55.00
England median hourly rate £21.70 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.50% - +8.11%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 -5 30 £525 -12.50% 17
West London - 13 £500 - 3
South London - 6 £438 - 1
East London - 1 £650 -
Cloud Native
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 116 (74.36%) Amazon AWS
2 89 (57.05%) DevOps
3 72 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (41.67%) Jenkins
5 55 (35.26%) Java
6 54 (34.62%) Terraform
7 52 (33.33%) Docker
8 49 (31.41%) Python
9 46 (29.49%) Serverless
10 44 (28.21%) Configuration Management
11 41 (26.28%) TDD
12 40 (25.64%) Ansible
13 39 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
14 35 (22.44%) Git (software)
15 34 (21.79%) Finance
16 31 (19.87%) Linux
17 29 (18.59%) Microservices
17 29 (18.59%) AWS Lambda
18 28 (17.95%) Amazon EC2
19 26 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
20 25 (16.03%) SQL
20 25 (16.03%) Amazon S3
20 25 (16.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
21 24 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
21 24 (15.38%) GitHub
22 23 (14.74%) Bash Shell
22 23 (14.74%) Node.js
23 22 (14.10%) Security Cleared
24 21 (13.46%) JIRA
25 20 (12.82%) 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 14 (8.97%) Confluence
2 11 (7.05%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (2.56%) OpenStack
4 3 (1.92%) CMS
4 3 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.92%) Hubot
4 3 (1.92%) Magnolia
4 3 (1.92%) nginx
5 2 (1.28%) Anypoint
5 2 (1.28%) Apache
5 2 (1.28%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.64%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (2.56%) Chatbot
1 4 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.64%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 116 (74.36%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (29.49%) Serverless
3 39 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 29 (18.59%) AWS Lambda
5 28 (17.95%) Amazon EC2
6 25 (16.03%) Amazon S3
6 25 (16.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 24 (15.38%) GitHub
8 19 (12.18%) Google Cloud Platform
9 18 (11.54%) PaaS
9 18 (11.54%) Route 53
10 14 (8.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 14 (8.97%) CloudFront
11 12 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
11 12 (7.69%) IaaS
12 7 (4.49%) Amazon SQS
12 7 (4.49%) Office 365
13 6 (3.85%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 6 (3.85%) SaaS
14 4 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (12.82%) DNS
2 12 (7.69%) DKIM
2 12 (7.69%) DMARC
3 8 (5.13%) Internet
4 7 (4.49%) Network Security
5 5 (3.21%) SSL
6 4 (2.56%) Firewall
6 4 (2.56%) VPN
7 3 (1.92%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (1.92%) LAN
7 3 (1.92%) Software-Defined Networking
7 3 (1.92%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.92%) WAN
7 3 (1.92%) Wireless
7 3 (1.92%) WLAN
8 1 (0.64%) HTTP
8 1 (0.64%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
2 11 (7.05%) MySQL
3 7 (4.49%) MongoDB
3 7 (4.49%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.85%) Redis
5 5 (3.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (1.92%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (1.92%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.28%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.28%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.64%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.64%) Big Data
8 1 (0.64%) BigQuery
8 1 (0.64%) Bigtable
8 1 (0.64%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.64%) HBase
8 1 (0.64%) ROLAP
8 1 (0.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 65 (41.67%) Jenkins
2 35 (22.44%) Git (software)
3 21 (13.46%) JIRA
4 18 (11.54%) Maven
5 10 (6.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (5.77%) Cucumber
7 8 (5.13%) Subversion
8 7 (4.49%) IntelliJ
8 7 (4.49%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (3.21%) Babel
9 5 (3.21%) webpack
10 3 (1.92%) Gradle
10 3 (1.92%) Travis CI
11 2 (1.28%) Visual Studio Team System
12 1 (0.64%) Artifactory
12 1 (0.64%) CircleCI
12 1 (0.64%) git-flow
General
1 34 (21.79%) Finance
2 15 (9.62%) Telecoms
3 11 (7.05%) Banking
4 7 (4.49%) Legal
5 5 (3.21%) Marketing
6 4 (2.56%) Retail
7 2 (1.28%) Electronics
7 2 (1.28%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.64%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 36 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
2 32 (20.51%) Developer
3 30 (19.23%) AWS Engineer
3 30 (19.23%) Cloud Engineer
4 26 (16.67%) Architect
5 22 (14.10%) Java Developer
6 20 (12.82%) AWS DevOps
7 16 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 15 (9.62%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 14 (8.97%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
10 12 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
11 9 (5.77%) Java Engineer
12 8 (5.13%) Security Architect
13 7 (4.49%) Consultant
13 7 (4.49%) JavaScript Developer
14 6 (3.85%) Azure Architect
15 5 (3.21%) AWS Architect
15 5 (3.21%) Cloud Consultant
15 5 (3.21%) Kubernetes Engineer
15 5 (3.21%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (14.74%) Node.js
2 18 (11.54%) Spring
3 14 (8.97%) Web Services
4 12 (7.69%) AngularJS
5 11 (7.05%) Spring Boot
6 9 (5.77%) OAuth
6 9 (5.77%) Redux
7 8 (5.13%) .NET
7 8 (5.13%) RFC 822
8 7 (4.49%) Angular 2
8 7 (4.49%) CSS
8 7 (4.49%) JSON
8 7 (4.49%) OpenID
8 7 (4.49%) React
8 7 (4.49%) REST
9 6 (3.85%) .NET Core
10 5 (3.21%) Fusebox
10 5 (3.21%) SAML
10 5 (3.21%) Sass
10 5 (3.21%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.33%) Fintech
2 12 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (6.41%) Public Cloud
4 9 (5.77%) Algorithms
4 9 (5.77%) Computer Science
4 9 (5.77%) Data Structures
4 9 (5.77%) Mobile App
5 8 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (4.49%) Linux Command Line
7 6 (3.85%) Analytical Mindset
8 5 (3.21%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (2.56%) Data Centre
9 4 (2.56%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (1.92%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (1.92%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.28%) Cyber Defence
11 2 (1.28%) User Experience
12 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Cloud
12 1 (0.64%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 31 (19.87%) Linux
2 20 (12.82%) Windows
3 14 (8.97%) Unix
4 9 (5.77%) Android
4 9 (5.77%) Apple iOS
5 6 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.92%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (57.05%) DevOps
2 72 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (28.21%) Configuration Management
4 41 (26.28%) TDD
5 29 (18.59%) Microservices
6 20 (12.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 19 (12.18%) BDD
8 18 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (10.26%) Load Balancing
9 16 (10.26%) Open Source
9 16 (10.26%) Test Automation
10 15 (9.62%) Migration
11 13 (8.33%) Scrum
12 12 (7.69%) Data Protection
12 12 (7.69%) Pair Programming
13 11 (7.05%) Functional Programming
13 11 (7.05%) OO
13 11 (7.05%) Software Engineering
14 10 (6.41%) OOD
14 10 (6.41%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 55 (35.26%) Java
2 49 (31.41%) Python
3 25 (16.03%) SQL
4 23 (14.74%) Bash Shell
5 20 (12.82%) JavaScript
6 19 (12.18%) C#
7 15 (9.62%) PowerShell
7 15 (9.62%) TypeScript
8 11 (7.05%) Go
8 11 (7.05%) Java 8
8 11 (7.05%) Ruby
9 9 (5.77%) Apple Swift
9 9 (5.77%) C++
9 9 (5.77%) Rust
10 7 (4.49%) ES6
11 3 (1.92%) CoffeeScript
12 2 (1.28%) C
12 2 (1.28%) PHP
12 2 (1.28%) Scala
12 2 (1.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (14.10%) Security Cleared
2 19 (12.18%) SC Cleared
3 10 (6.41%) Degree
4 9 (5.77%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.28%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.28%) MCSA
5 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.64%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.41%) GCP
2 8 (5.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 8 (5.13%) SLA
3 4 (2.56%) QA
4 3 (1.92%) FedRAMP
4 3 (1.92%) HIPAA
4 3 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 52 (33.33%) Docker
2 3 (1.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 54 (34.62%) Terraform
2 40 (25.64%) Ansible
3 24 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (10.26%) Kubernetes
5 13 (8.33%) Puppet
6 9 (5.77%) Packer
7 8 (5.13%) CASB
8 4 (2.56%) Consul
9 3 (1.92%) StackStorm
10 2 (1.28%) rkt
11 1 (0.64%) Salt
Vendors
1 15 (9.62%) Atlassian
2 13 (8.33%) Google
3 10 (6.41%) Capita
3 10 (6.41%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.21%) Apigee
4 5 (3.21%) Splunk
5 3 (1.92%) Okta
6 2 (1.28%) Fujitsu
6 2 (1.28%) Mashery
6 2 (1.28%) MuleSoft
6 2 (1.28%) Oracle
6 2 (1.28%) Perforce
6 2 (1.28%) SAP
7 1 (0.64%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.64%) IBM
7 1 (0.64%) New Relic