Period
to 9 July 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 9 July 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
9 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 231 374 506
Rank change year-on-year +143 +132 +51
Contract jobs citing Cloud Native 170 231 131
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.96% 0.55% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.57% 1.59% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 186 109
Median daily rate £582 £600 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.00% +4.35% -4.17%
10th Percentile £425 £450 £450
90th Percentile £778 £713 £695
England median daily rate £558 £600 £550
% change year-on-year -7.08% +9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 6,613 14,520 16,583
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.52% 34.88% 35.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,618 10,120 11,767
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £313 £325 £313
90th Percentile £750 £700 £700
England median daily rate £495 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +4.21% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 231 271
Median hourly rate £35.00 £23.00 £22.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.17% +0.31% +1.91%
10th Percentile £15.08 £13.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £53.75 £50.00
Median hourly rate £31.00 £20.86 £22.50
% change year-on-year +48.65% -7.31% +12.50%

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 9 July 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 9 July 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 +110 33 £550 -15.38% 6
South London +44 10 £567 +13.12% 3
West London +63 6 £613 +40.00%
Cloud Native
England

For the 6 months to 9 July 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.

1 117 (68.82%) AWS
2 90 (52.94%) DevOps
3 80 (47.06%) Kubernetes
4 78 (45.88%) Azure
5 72 (42.35%) Agile Software Development
6 64 (37.65%) Python
6 64 (37.65%) Docker
7 61 (35.88%) Microservices
8 53 (31.18%) Terraform
9 47 (27.65%) Finance
10 44 (25.88%) Linux
11 41 (24.12%) Serverless
12 40 (23.53%) .NET
13 38 (22.35%) Git (software)
13 38 (22.35%) Security Cleared
14 37 (21.76%) Jenkins
15 36 (21.18%) Java
15 36 (21.18%) JavaScript
16 35 (20.59%) SQL
16 35 (20.59%) SC Cleared
16 35 (20.59%) GCP
17 34 (20.00%) Infrastructure as Code
17 34 (20.00%) C#
18 29 (17.06%) Windows
18 29 (17.06%) Node.js
18 29 (17.06%) AWS CloudFormation
19 27 (15.88%) Microsoft
20 26 (15.29%) Continuous Integration
20 26 (15.29%) Ansible
21 24 (14.12%) Continuous Delivery

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 9 (5.29%) Apache Spark
2 8 (4.71%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (3.53%) Apache
4 5 (2.94%) Confluence
5 4 (2.35%) Apache Pig
6 2 (1.18%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (1.18%) IIS
6 2 (1.18%) SAS
6 2 (1.18%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.59%) Mule
7 1 (0.59%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.59%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (2.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 117 (68.82%) AWS
2 78 (45.88%) Azure
3 41 (24.12%) Serverless
4 35 (20.59%) GCP
5 29 (17.06%) AWS CloudFormation
6 23 (13.53%) AWS Lambda
7 19 (11.18%) Amazon ECS
7 19 (11.18%) Amazon EKS
8 16 (9.41%) Amazon EC2
9 12 (7.06%) Azure Functions
9 12 (7.06%) GitHub
10 11 (6.47%) Amazon S3
11 10 (5.88%) AWS CodePipeline
12 9 (5.29%) Azure Stack
12 9 (5.29%) IaaS
12 9 (5.29%) PaaS
13 8 (4.71%) CloudFront
13 8 (4.71%) OpenShift
13 8 (4.71%) SaaS
13 8 (4.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.12%) DNS
2 5 (2.94%) Kerberos
3 3 (1.76%) 3GPP
3 3 (1.76%) 5G
3 3 (1.76%) FCAPS
3 3 (1.76%) Internet
3 3 (1.76%) Network Security
3 3 (1.76%) OpenVPN
4 2 (1.18%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.59%) DHCP
5 1 (0.59%) DMZ
5 1 (0.59%) Firewall
5 1 (0.59%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.18%) Big Data
2 17 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 16 (9.41%) Relational Database
3 16 (9.41%) SQL Server
4 15 (8.82%) Hadoop
5 13 (7.65%) MongoDB
6 11 (6.47%) Amazon RDS
7 9 (5.29%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (5.29%) Redis
8 8 (4.71%) Cosmos DB
9 7 (4.12%) MySQL
10 6 (3.53%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (3.53%) Data Lake
10 6 (3.53%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (2.94%) Flink
11 5 (2.94%) HBase
11 5 (2.94%) JanusGraph
12 4 (2.35%) BigQuery
12 4 (2.35%) Power BI
12 4 (2.35%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 38 (22.35%) Git (software)
2 37 (21.76%) Jenkins
3 17 (10.00%) JIRA
4 15 (8.82%) GitLab
5 14 (8.24%) Artifactory
6 10 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
6 10 (5.88%) Visual Studio
7 9 (5.29%) CircleCI
8 7 (4.12%) Snyk
9 4 (2.35%) Babel
9 4 (2.35%) Maven
9 4 (2.35%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (2.35%) webpack
10 2 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.59%) Ant
11 1 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.59%) Codeship
11 1 (0.59%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.59%) Selenium
11 1 (0.59%) Subversion
General
1 47 (27.65%) Finance
2 21 (12.35%) Public Sector
3 17 (10.00%) Banking
4 8 (4.71%) Front Office
5 5 (2.94%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.35%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.76%) Retail
8 2 (1.18%) Police
9 1 (0.59%) Automotive
9 1 (0.59%) Back Office
9 1 (0.59%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.59%) Games
9 1 (0.59%) Law
9 1 (0.59%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 53 (31.18%) Developer
2 34 (20.00%) Architect
3 29 (17.06%) DevOps Engineer
4 28 (16.47%) AWS Engineer
5 21 (12.35%) Cloud Engineer
6 18 (10.59%) AWS Developer
7 15 (8.82%) Platform Engineer
7 15 (8.82%) Python Engineer
8 14 (8.24%) Solutions Architect
9 12 (7.06%) Senior DevOps
9 12 (7.06%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 11 (6.47%) AWS Architect
10 11 (6.47%) Programmer
10 11 (6.47%) Senior Developer
11 10 (5.88%) Python Developer
12 9 (5.29%) Azure Developer
12 9 (5.29%) Cloud Native Engineer
13 8 (4.71%) AWS DevOps
13 8 (4.71%) C# Developer
13 8 (4.71%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (23.53%) .NET
2 29 (17.06%) Node.js
3 23 (13.53%) Kafka
3 23 (13.53%) REST
4 21 (12.35%) Web Services
5 14 (8.24%) React
6 12 (7.06%) AngularJS
6 12 (7.06%) GraphQL
7 10 (5.88%) Lambda Expressions
7 10 (5.88%) Swagger
8 8 (4.71%) CSS
8 8 (4.71%) Spring
8 8 (4.71%) Vue.js
9 7 (4.12%) HTML
10 6 (3.53%) Elastic Stack
10 6 (3.53%) JSON
10 6 (3.53%) koa
10 6 (3.53%) LDAP
10 6 (3.53%) Sails.js
11 5 (2.94%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.35%) Public Cloud
2 8 (4.71%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (4.71%) Management Information System
2 8 (4.71%) User Experience
3 5 (2.94%) Fixed Income
3 5 (2.94%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (2.35%) Derivative
4 4 (2.35%) Hedge funds
4 4 (2.35%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (1.76%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.76%) Blog
5 3 (1.76%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.76%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.76%) PKI
6 2 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.18%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.18%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.59%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 44 (25.88%) Linux
2 29 (17.06%) Windows
3 9 (5.29%) CentOS
3 9 (5.29%) CoreOS
4 8 (4.71%) Unix
5 5 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.35%) Debian
6 4 (2.35%) Ubuntu
6 4 (2.35%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.18%) SUSE
8 1 (0.59%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.59%) VMS
8 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (52.94%) DevOps
2 72 (42.35%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (35.88%) Microservices
4 34 (20.00%) Infrastructure as Code
5 26 (15.29%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (14.12%) Continuous Delivery
7 23 (13.53%) Open Source
8 21 (12.35%) Test Automation
9 20 (11.76%) Analytics
9 20 (11.76%) Machine Learning
10 19 (11.18%) Infrastructure Automation
11 18 (10.59%) Deployment Automation
12 17 (10.00%) Pair Programming
12 17 (10.00%) Scrum
12 17 (10.00%) Software Engineering
12 17 (10.00%) TDD
13 16 (9.41%) API Development
14 15 (8.82%) Data Science
14 15 (8.82%) The Twelve-Factor App
15 13 (7.65%) DevSecOps
Programming Languages
1 64 (37.65%) Python
2 36 (21.18%) Java
2 36 (21.18%) JavaScript
3 35 (20.59%) SQL
4 34 (20.00%) C#
5 22 (12.94%) Go
5 22 (12.94%) PowerShell
6 16 (9.41%) Bash Shell
7 13 (7.65%) TypeScript
8 12 (7.06%) R
9 9 (5.29%) C++
9 9 (5.29%) Rust
10 6 (3.53%) Groovy
11 5 (2.94%) Java 8
11 5 (2.94%) Perl
11 5 (2.94%) PHP
12 4 (2.35%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.35%) T-SQL
12 4 (2.35%) VBA
13 3 (1.76%) C
Qualifications
1 38 (22.35%) Security Cleared
2 35 (20.59%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.35%) Degree
3 4 (2.35%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.76%) AWS Certification
4 3 (1.76%) TOGAF Certification
5 2 (1.18%) CISSP
6 1 (0.59%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.59%) MCSA
6 1 (0.59%) MCSE
6 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.18%) NIST
1 2 (1.18%) QA
1 2 (1.18%) SLA
2 1 (0.59%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.59%) PSD2
System Software
1 64 (37.65%) Docker
2 8 (4.71%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.59%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
4 1 (0.59%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 80 (47.06%) Kubernetes
2 53 (31.18%) Terraform
3 26 (15.29%) Ansible
4 5 (2.94%) Kibana
4 5 (2.94%) Prometheus
5 4 (2.35%) logstash
5 4 (2.35%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.76%) Puppet
7 1 (0.59%) Grafana
7 1 (0.59%) Istio
7 1 (0.59%) SCCM
7 1 (0.59%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (15.88%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.29%) Confluent
2 9 (5.29%) Veracode
3 7 (4.12%) Red Hat
3 7 (4.12%) SAP
4 6 (3.53%) Google
4 6 (3.53%) Oracle
4 6 (3.53%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (3.53%) VMware
5 4 (2.35%) Cloudera
5 4 (2.35%) MuleSoft
5 4 (2.35%) Tableau
6 3 (1.76%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.76%) BiZZdesign
7 2 (1.18%) Adobe
7 2 (1.18%) Alteryx
7 2 (1.18%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (1.18%) New Relic
7 2 (1.18%) StreamSets
7 2 (1.18%) TOWER Software