Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 455 544 605
Rank change year-on-year +89 +61 -
Contract jobs citing Cloud Native 175 71 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.38% 0.16% 0.031%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.98% 0.40% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 48 6
London median daily rate £550 £588 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.38% - -
10th Percentile £425 £474 £351
90th Percentile £675 £675 £634
England median daily rate £530 £575 £588
% change year-on-year -7.83% -2.13% -
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 17,784 17,773 16,907
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.55% 39.49% 37.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,820 12,692 12,030
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £285
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 223 247
London median hourly rate £22.93 £21.20 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.16% +11.58% -4.70%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.52 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -2 36 £550 -4.35% 13
West London -5 11 £425 -27.66% 5
South London -22 4 £481 - 5
East London - 1 £650 -
Cloud Native
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 (66.29%) DevOps
2 114 (65.14%) Amazon AWS
3 59 (33.71%) Java
4 58 (33.14%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (33.14%) Docker
5 56 (32.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 52 (29.71%) Python
7 48 (27.43%) Jenkins
8 46 (26.29%) TDD
9 45 (25.71%) Ansible
10 43 (24.57%) Serverless
10 43 (24.57%) Finance
11 42 (24.00%) Terraform
12 40 (22.86%) Microservices
13 36 (20.57%) AWS Lambda
14 34 (19.43%) Linux
15 32 (18.29%) JavaScript
15 32 (18.29%) Configuration Management
16 30 (17.14%) Amazon EC2
17 29 (16.57%) Amazon S3
18 28 (16.00%) Kubernetes
18 28 (16.00%) Amazon RDS
19 26 (14.86%) TypeScript
19 26 (14.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 26 (14.86%) Telecoms
20 25 (14.29%) C#
20 25 (14.29%) Git (software)
20 25 (14.29%) PaaS
21 23 (13.14%) Opscode Chef
22 22 (12.57%) 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 16 (9.14%) Confluence
2 8 (4.57%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (2.86%) Apache
3 5 (2.86%) CMS
3 5 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (2.29%) nginx
4 4 (2.29%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.71%) Magnolia
5 3 (1.71%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.71%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.14%) Anypoint
6 2 (1.14%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.14%) IIS
6 2 (1.14%) JBoss
7 1 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.57%) Hubot
7 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (2.29%) Chatbot
1 4 (2.29%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.57%) HipChat
2 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.71%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 114 (65.14%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (32.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (24.57%) Serverless
4 36 (20.57%) AWS Lambda
5 30 (17.14%) Amazon EC2
6 29 (16.57%) Amazon S3
7 26 (14.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 25 (14.29%) PaaS
9 20 (11.43%) Google Cloud Platform
10 19 (10.86%) IaaS
11 17 (9.71%) AWS CloudFormation
11 17 (9.71%) Route 53
12 16 (9.14%) SaaS
13 11 (6.29%) Amazon SQS
14 9 (5.14%) Azure Active Directory
15 8 (4.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 8 (4.57%) AWS CloudTrail
15 8 (4.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 8 (4.57%) CloudFront
15 8 (4.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.00%) DNS
1 14 (8.00%) Network Security
2 12 (6.86%) SSL
3 11 (6.29%) Firewall
3 11 (6.29%) VPN
4 10 (5.71%) Intrusion Detection
4 10 (5.71%) LAN
4 10 (5.71%) WAN
4 10 (5.71%) Wireless
4 10 (5.71%) WLAN
5 9 (5.14%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.71%) HTTP
7 1 (0.57%) DKIM
7 1 (0.57%) DMARC
7 1 (0.57%) Internet
7 1 (0.57%) SMTP
7 1 (0.57%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (16.00%) Amazon RDS
2 13 (7.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 8 (4.57%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.43%) MongoDB
4 6 (3.43%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (2.86%) SQL Server
6 4 (2.29%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.71%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (1.71%) Big Data
7 3 (1.71%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.71%) Redis
8 2 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.14%) MySQL
8 2 (1.14%) Squirro
9 1 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.57%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.57%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.57%) HBase
9 1 (0.57%) OLAP
9 1 (0.57%) ROLAP
Development Applications
1 48 (27.43%) Jenkins
2 25 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 22 (12.57%) JIRA
4 21 (12.00%) Maven
5 11 (6.29%) Cucumber
6 10 (5.71%) Visual Studio Team System
7 9 (5.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (5.14%) IntelliJ
8 7 (4.00%) Sonatype Nexus
8 7 (4.00%) Subversion
9 5 (2.86%) Babel
9 5 (2.86%) Gradle
9 5 (2.86%) webpack
10 3 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (1.14%) Artifactory
12 1 (0.57%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.57%) CircleCI
12 1 (0.57%) git-flow
12 1 (0.57%) GitLab
12 1 (0.57%) MSBuild
General
1 43 (24.57%) Finance
2 26 (14.86%) Telecoms
3 13 (7.43%) Legal
4 7 (4.00%) Banking
5 5 (2.86%) Retail
6 4 (2.29%) Front Office
7 2 (1.14%) Back Office
8 1 (0.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (25.71%) Architect
2 44 (25.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 42 (24.00%) Developer
4 32 (18.29%) Java Developer
5 29 (16.57%) AWS Engineer
6 24 (13.71%) AWS DevOps
7 22 (12.57%) Cloud Architect
8 20 (11.43%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 15 (8.57%) Azure Architect
10 14 (8.00%) Security Architect
11 9 (5.14%) Cloud Engineer
12 7 (4.00%) Angular Developer
12 7 (4.00%) AWS Architect
12 7 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
13 6 (3.43%) Azure Engineer
13 6 (3.43%) Java Engineer
13 6 (3.43%) Solutions Architect
14 5 (2.86%) Software Engineer
15 4 (2.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 4 (2.29%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (12.57%) Spring
2 18 (10.29%) AngularJS
2 18 (10.29%) Node.js
2 18 (10.29%) Web Services
3 16 (9.14%) OAuth
3 16 (9.14%) Redux
4 14 (8.00%) OpenID
5 13 (7.43%) Spring Boot
6 12 (6.86%) SAML
7 11 (6.29%) React
8 9 (5.14%) Angular 2
9 7 (4.00%) CSS
9 7 (4.00%) REST
10 6 (3.43%) JSON
10 6 (3.43%) Vue.js
11 5 (2.86%) .NET
11 5 (2.86%) Elastic Stack
11 5 (2.86%) Fusebox
11 5 (2.86%) HTML
11 5 (2.86%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.29%) Computer Science
1 18 (10.29%) Greenfield Project
2 16 (9.14%) Algorithms
2 16 (9.14%) Data Structures
2 16 (9.14%) Mobile App
3 10 (5.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 10 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 9 (5.14%) Data Centre
4 9 (5.14%) Public Cloud
5 7 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (4.00%) Fintech
6 5 (2.86%) Enterprise Cloud
7 4 (2.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.71%) Equities
8 3 (1.71%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.71%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.14%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 34 (19.43%) Linux
2 17 (9.71%) Windows
3 16 (9.14%) Android
3 16 (9.14%) Apple iOS
4 11 (6.29%) Unix
5 8 (4.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.71%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.57%) Solaris
7 1 (0.57%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (66.29%) DevOps
2 58 (33.14%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (26.29%) TDD
4 40 (22.86%) Microservices
5 32 (18.29%) Configuration Management
6 22 (12.57%) BDD
6 22 (12.57%) Continuous Delivery
7 21 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (10.86%) Data Protection
8 19 (10.86%) Mathematics
8 19 (10.86%) Migration
9 18 (10.29%) Functional Programming
9 18 (10.29%) Kalman Filter
9 18 (10.29%) OO
9 18 (10.29%) Test Automation
10 17 (9.71%) OOD
10 17 (9.71%) SOA
11 16 (9.14%) Analytics
11 16 (9.14%) Deployment Automation
12 15 (8.57%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (33.71%) Java
2 52 (29.71%) Python
3 32 (18.29%) JavaScript
4 26 (14.86%) TypeScript
5 25 (14.29%) C#
6 17 (9.71%) C++
7 16 (9.14%) Apple Swift
7 16 (9.14%) Java 8
7 16 (9.14%) Rust
8 14 (8.00%) PowerShell
9 13 (7.43%) Bash Shell
10 12 (6.86%) Go
10 12 (6.86%) SQL
11 9 (5.14%) Ruby
12 8 (4.57%) ES6
13 4 (2.29%) PHP
14 2 (1.14%) C
14 2 (1.14%) Perl
14 2 (1.14%) Scala
14 2 (1.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (11.43%) Degree
2 16 (9.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (6.86%) SC Cleared
3 12 (6.86%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.14%) MCSA
5 2 (1.14%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.57%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.57%) CRISC
6 1 (0.57%) ISACA
6 1 (0.57%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.57%) MCITP
6 1 (0.57%) MCSE
6 1 (0.57%) MCTS
6 1 (0.57%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.57%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.71%) FedRAMP
1 10 (5.71%) HIPAA
1 10 (5.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (4.57%) SLA
3 3 (1.71%) QA
4 1 (0.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 58 (33.14%) Docker
2 11 (6.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 45 (25.71%) Ansible
2 42 (24.00%) Terraform
3 28 (16.00%) Kubernetes
4 23 (13.14%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (10.29%) Puppet
6 15 (8.57%) CASB
7 10 (5.71%) Packer
8 3 (1.71%) Grafana
8 3 (1.71%) HAProxy
8 3 (1.71%) Prometheus
9 2 (1.14%) Consul
9 2 (1.14%) Istio
9 2 (1.14%) rkt
9 2 (1.14%) Salt
10 1 (0.57%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.57%) Icinga
10 1 (0.57%) Mesos
10 1 (0.57%) Rancher
10 1 (0.57%) StackStorm
10 1 (0.57%) yum
Vendors
1 20 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.14%) Google
3 12 (6.86%) Atlassian
4 10 (5.71%) Okta
5 8 (4.57%) Splunk
6 6 (3.43%) Oracle
7 3 (1.71%) Bloomberg
7 3 (1.71%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.14%) Fujitsu
8 2 (1.14%) IBM
8 2 (1.14%) Mashery
8 2 (1.14%) MuleSoft
8 2 (1.14%) Perforce
9 1 (0.57%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.57%) Charles River
9 1 (0.57%) New Relic
9 1 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.57%) SAP
9 1 (0.57%) Sonatype