Period
to 7 April 2020

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 7 April 2020 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
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 282 396 551
Rank change year-on-year +114 +155 -4
Contract jobs citing Cloud Native 198 224 98
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.80% 0.52% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.27% 1.50% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 168 80
Median daily rate £550 £600 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +4.35% -2.13%
10th Percentile £430 £419 £425
90th Percentile £723 £700 £700
England median daily rate £550 £594 £550
% change year-on-year -7.37% +7.95% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
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 8,707 14,971 16,807
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 35.09% 35.04% 36.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,050 10,511 11,986
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £305 £315 £308
90th Percentile £713 £700 £700
England median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +5.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 239 293
Median hourly rate £31.94 £25.00 £22.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.76% +11.51% -5.28%
10th Percentile £12.63 £13.50 £12.49
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.10 £48.70
Median hourly rate £25.50 £21.34 £21.70
% change year-on-year +19.49% -1.66% +8.79%

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 7 April 2020.

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 7 April 2020. 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 +85 46 £550 -15.38% 25
South London +58 23 £570 +17.17% 7
West London +39 3 £575 +31.43% 3
East London - 1 £525 - 3
Cloud Native
England

For the 6 months to 7 April 2020, 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.

1 109 (55.05%) AWS
1 109 (55.05%) DevOps
2 95 (47.98%) Azure
3 93 (46.97%) Kubernetes
4 87 (43.94%) Microservices
5 76 (38.38%) Agile Software Development
6 65 (32.83%) Docker
7 56 (28.28%) Git (software)
8 52 (26.26%) Terraform
9 51 (25.76%) .NET
10 48 (24.24%) Security Cleared
11 47 (23.74%) Node.js
11 47 (23.74%) Java
12 44 (22.22%) SC Cleared
13 41 (20.71%) Linux
14 38 (19.19%) Serverless
15 37 (18.69%) Python
16 36 (18.18%) JavaScript
16 36 (18.18%) Ansible
16 36 (18.18%) Jenkins
17 34 (17.17%) Microsoft
18 33 (16.67%) PowerShell
19 32 (16.16%) Infrastructure as Code
20 31 (15.66%) The Twelve-Factor App
20 31 (15.66%) Test Automation
20 31 (15.66%) Windows
21 29 (14.65%) Continuous Integration
22 28 (14.14%) Finance
23 27 (13.64%) JIRA
24 26 (13.13%) GitHub

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 (9.60%) Cloud Foundry
2 14 (7.07%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (5.05%) Confluence
4 6 (3.03%) Apache
5 5 (2.53%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.01%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.51%) JBoss
7 1 (0.51%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.51%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.51%) SAS
7 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 109 (55.05%) AWS
2 95 (47.98%) Azure
3 38 (19.19%) Serverless
4 26 (13.13%) GitHub
5 25 (12.63%) GCP
6 22 (11.11%) IaaS
6 22 (11.11%) PaaS
7 20 (10.10%) SaaS
8 18 (9.09%) Amazon S3
9 16 (8.08%) AWS CloudFormation
9 16 (8.08%) AWS Lambda
10 15 (7.58%) Amazon ECS
11 14 (7.07%) Amazon EC2
11 14 (7.07%) Azure Active Directory
12 13 (6.57%) Amazon EKS
13 10 (5.05%) NuGet
14 8 (4.04%) AWS CodePipeline
14 8 (4.04%) OpenShift
15 7 (3.54%) SonarCloud
16 6 (3.03%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.07%) DNS
2 11 (5.56%) DHCP
3 4 (2.02%) Kerberos
4 3 (1.52%) Firewall
4 3 (1.52%) OpenVPN
4 3 (1.52%) VPN
5 2 (1.01%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.51%) DMZ
6 1 (0.51%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.07%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.57%) Amazon RDS
2 13 (6.57%) Big Data
3 12 (6.06%) MySQL
4 11 (5.56%) NoSQL
4 11 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (4.55%) MariaDB
5 9 (4.55%) MongoDB
5 9 (4.55%) Redis
5 9 (4.55%) Relational Database
6 8 (4.04%) Hadoop
7 7 (3.54%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (3.03%) Amazon Redshift
8 6 (3.03%) Data Lake
8 6 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (2.53%) Amazon Athena
9 5 (2.53%) Cosmos DB
10 4 (2.02%) BigQuery
10 4 (2.02%) Flink
10 4 (2.02%) JanusGraph
Development Applications
1 56 (28.28%) Git (software)
2 36 (18.18%) Jenkins
3 27 (13.64%) JIRA
4 19 (9.60%) GitLab
5 16 (8.08%) Artifactory
6 15 (7.58%) TeamCity
7 11 (5.56%) Sonatype Nexus
8 10 (5.05%) Octopus Deploy
8 10 (5.05%) Visual Studio
9 9 (4.55%) CircleCI
10 8 (4.04%) Subversion
11 7 (3.54%) Snyk
12 5 (2.53%) Babel
12 5 (2.53%) webpack
13 4 (2.02%) Maven
13 4 (2.02%) Visual Studio Team System
14 2 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
15 1 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 1 (0.51%) Cucumber
15 1 (0.51%) Selenium
General
1 28 (14.14%) Finance
2 23 (11.62%) Public Sector
3 9 (4.55%) Banking
4 3 (1.52%) Front Office
5 2 (1.01%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.01%) Police
6 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.51%) Retail
6 1 (0.51%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 67 (33.84%) Developer
2 37 (18.69%) Architect
3 32 (16.16%) DevOps Engineer
4 16 (8.08%) Cloud Engineer
5 15 (7.58%) .NET Developer
5 15 (7.58%) AWS Engineer
5 15 (7.58%) Cloud Architect
5 15 (7.58%) Cloud Developer
6 13 (6.57%) Java Developer
7 11 (5.56%) AWS Developer
7 11 (5.56%) AWS DevOps
7 11 (5.56%) Senior Developer
7 11 (5.56%) Senior DevOps
8 10 (5.05%) Cloud Native Engineer
8 10 (5.05%) Platform Engineer
9 9 (4.55%) Cloud Native Developer
10 8 (4.04%) AWS Architect
10 8 (4.04%) Azure Developer
10 8 (4.04%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 8 (4.04%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (25.76%) .NET
2 47 (23.74%) Node.js
3 23 (11.62%) Kafka
4 19 (9.60%) Spring
5 16 (8.08%) React
5 16 (8.08%) Spring Boot
6 15 (7.58%) Web Services
7 14 (7.07%) .NET Framework
8 13 (6.57%) YAML
9 12 (6.06%) OAuth
10 11 (5.56%) hapi
11 10 (5.05%) Vue.js
12 9 (4.55%) AngularJS
12 9 (4.55%) REST
13 8 (4.04%) CSS
14 7 (3.54%) Elastic Stack
15 6 (3.03%) .NET Core
15 6 (3.03%) koa
15 6 (3.03%) RESTful
15 6 (3.03%) Sails.js
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.07%) Public Cloud
2 13 (6.57%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (4.55%) User Experience
4 8 (4.04%) Hybrid Cloud
5 7 (3.54%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.53%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.53%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (2.02%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.52%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.52%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.52%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.51%) Cybercrime
10 1 (0.51%) Derivative
10 1 (0.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.51%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.51%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 41 (20.71%) Linux
2 31 (15.66%) Windows
3 11 (5.56%) Unix
4 9 (4.55%) CentOS
4 9 (4.55%) CoreOS
5 6 (3.03%) Debian
6 4 (2.02%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.01%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.01%) SUSE
7 2 (1.01%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (55.05%) DevOps
2 87 (43.94%) Microservices
3 76 (38.38%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (16.16%) Infrastructure as Code
5 31 (15.66%) Test Automation
5 31 (15.66%) The Twelve-Factor App
6 29 (14.65%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (13.13%) Continuous Delivery
8 20 (10.10%) Scrum
9 19 (9.60%) Deployment Automation
9 19 (9.60%) Open Source
10 16 (8.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 16 (8.08%) Migration
11 13 (6.57%) Analytics
11 13 (6.57%) Continuous Deployment
11 13 (6.57%) Infrastructure Automation
11 13 (6.57%) Observability
11 13 (6.57%) Vulnerability Management
12 12 (6.06%) Software Engineering
12 12 (6.06%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (23.74%) Java
2 37 (18.69%) Python
3 36 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 33 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 25 (12.63%) C#
6 19 (9.60%) Go
6 19 (9.60%) SQL
7 17 (8.59%) Bash Shell
8 11 (5.56%) R
9 9 (4.55%) Rust
10 7 (3.54%) TypeScript
11 5 (2.53%) C++
12 4 (2.02%) C
12 4 (2.02%) Ruby
13 3 (1.52%) ES6
13 3 (1.52%) Groovy
13 3 (1.52%) Java 8
13 3 (1.52%) PHP
13 3 (1.52%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.01%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (24.24%) Security Cleared
2 44 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.02%) AWS Certification
4 3 (1.52%) Degree
4 3 (1.52%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.01%) CISSP
5 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.51%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.51%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.51%) MCSA
6 1 (0.51%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.52%) NIST
2 2 (1.01%) QA
2 2 (1.01%) SLA
3 1 (0.51%) COBIT
3 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.51%) PSD2
System Software
1 65 (32.83%) Docker
2 16 (8.08%) Active Directory
3 10 (5.05%) vSphere
4 1 (0.51%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
4 1 (0.51%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 93 (46.97%) Kubernetes
2 52 (26.26%) Terraform
3 36 (18.18%) Ansible
4 11 (5.56%) Kibana
5 8 (4.04%) Prometheus
6 5 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (2.53%) Puppet
7 4 (2.02%) logstash
7 4 (2.02%) Packer
8 3 (1.52%) Sysdig
9 2 (1.01%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.51%) Nagios
10 1 (0.51%) SCCM
10 1 (0.51%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (17.17%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.55%) Confluent
2 9 (4.55%) Veracode
3 8 (4.04%) Atlassian
4 7 (3.54%) Google
5 4 (2.02%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.02%) Splunk
6 3 (1.52%) BiZZdesign
7 2 (1.01%) Cloudera
7 2 (1.01%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.01%) SAP
7 2 (1.01%) TOWER Software
8 1 (0.51%) Alteryx
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle
8 1 (0.51%) Ping Identity
8 1 (0.51%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.51%) Tableau
8 1 (0.51%) VMware