Period
to 24 November 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 24 November 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
24 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 262 376 421
Rank change year-on-year +114 +45 +160
Contract jobs citing Cloud Native 122 174 216
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.77% 0.50% 0.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.00% 1.49% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 108 148
Median daily rate £600 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.09% -4.35%
10th Percentile £425 £507 £425
90th Percentile £763 £783 £688
England median daily rate £555 £575 £537
% change year-on-year -3.48% +7.02% +7.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 - £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 6,112 11,673 16,542
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.53% 33.47% 35.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,141 8,114 11,802
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £313 £306 £313
90th Percentile £750 £700 £700
England median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 171 274
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.12 £22.74
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.11% +6.09% +3.81%
10th Percentile £16.48 £12.76 £13.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £53.00 £53.75
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.85 £20.00
% change year-on-year +53.17% +14.25% -

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 24 November 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 24 November 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 +96 14 £588 +4.44% 32
South London +28 2 - - 4
West London - 2 £628 - 6
East London +33 1 £450 -26.53% 10
Cloud Native
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 82 (67.21%) AWS
2 80 (65.57%) Azure
3 69 (56.56%) Python
4 59 (48.36%) Kubernetes
5 52 (42.62%) DevOps
6 45 (36.89%) Microservices
7 44 (36.07%) Agile Software Development
8 39 (31.97%) Terraform
9 37 (30.33%) SQL
10 36 (29.51%) GCP
11 32 (26.23%) Serverless
12 28 (22.95%) Docker
12 28 (22.95%) Finance
13 27 (22.13%) C#
14 25 (20.49%) Java
14 25 (20.49%) Jenkins
14 25 (20.49%) Ansible
15 24 (19.67%) Go
16 23 (18.85%) Open Source
17 18 (14.75%) Security Cleared
17 18 (14.75%) Software Engineering
17 18 (14.75%) Google
17 18 (14.75%) Data Science
18 17 (13.93%) Linux
19 16 (13.11%) Web Services
19 16 (13.11%) JavaScript
19 16 (13.11%) .NET
19 16 (13.11%) Infrastructure as Code
19 16 (13.11%) Kafka
20 15 (12.30%) Azure Functions

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 10 (8.20%) Apache Spark
2 8 (6.56%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (5.74%) Apache Airflow
4 4 (3.28%) Apache Pig
4 4 (3.28%) Confluence
5 3 (2.46%) Apache
6 2 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.82%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.82%) IIS
7 1 (0.82%) Mule
7 1 (0.82%) nginx
7 1 (0.82%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.82%) WildFly
Applications
1 6 (4.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.64%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.82%) 3ds Max
3 1 (0.82%) Blender
3 1 (0.82%) Maya
Business Applications
1 4 (3.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.82%) Oracle BRM
2 1 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 82 (67.21%) AWS
2 80 (65.57%) Azure
3 36 (29.51%) GCP
4 32 (26.23%) Serverless
5 15 (12.30%) Azure Functions
6 13 (10.66%) AWS Lambda
7 10 (8.20%) Azure Stack
7 10 (8.20%) Logic Apps
7 10 (8.20%) PaaS
8 9 (7.38%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (5.74%) Amazon EKS
9 7 (5.74%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (4.92%) Azure Active Directory
10 6 (4.92%) IaaS
11 5 (4.10%) Amazon S3
11 5 (4.10%) Azure Data Factory
11 5 (4.10%) GitHub
11 5 (4.10%) SaaS
12 4 (3.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 4 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.28%) Network Security
2 2 (1.64%) DNS
2 2 (1.64%) Internet
2 2 (1.64%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.82%) Firewall
3 1 (0.82%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.82%) IPv4
3 1 (0.82%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.66%) Big Data
2 12 (9.84%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (9.02%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (8.20%) Hadoop
5 9 (7.38%) Azure SQL Database
6 8 (6.56%) Amazon RDS
6 8 (6.56%) NoSQL
7 7 (5.74%) Data Lake
7 7 (5.74%) Spotfire
8 6 (4.92%) MongoDB
8 6 (4.92%) SQL Server
9 5 (4.10%) Apache Hive
10 4 (3.28%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 4 (3.28%) Cosmos DB
10 4 (3.28%) SAP HANA
11 3 (2.46%) BigQuery
11 3 (2.46%) Bigtable
11 3 (2.46%) Parquet
11 3 (2.46%) Presto
11 3 (2.46%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (20.49%) Jenkins
2 14 (11.48%) Git (software)
3 10 (8.20%) GitLab
4 9 (7.38%) CircleCI
5 8 (6.56%) JIRA
6 5 (4.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (2.46%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.64%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.82%) Maven
9 1 (0.82%) MLflow
General
1 28 (22.95%) Finance
2 14 (11.48%) Banking
3 8 (6.56%) Public Sector
4 6 (4.92%) Front Office
5 4 (3.28%) Back Office
6 2 (1.64%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.64%) French Language
6 2 (1.64%) Games
6 2 (1.64%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.82%) Automotive
7 1 (0.82%) Billing
7 1 (0.82%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.82%) Law
7 1 (0.82%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (22.95%) Developer
2 23 (18.85%) DevOps Engineer
3 22 (18.03%) Architect
4 16 (13.11%) Cloud Engineer
5 14 (11.48%) Python Engineer
6 13 (10.66%) AWS Engineer
7 8 (6.56%) Cloud Architect
7 8 (6.56%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (5.74%) Azure Architect
8 7 (5.74%) Data Engineer
8 7 (5.74%) Lead DevOps
8 7 (5.74%) Python Developer
9 6 (4.92%) AWS Developer
9 6 (4.92%) Azure Developer
9 6 (4.92%) Azure Engineer
9 6 (4.92%) Big Data Engineer
9 6 (4.92%) Senior DevOps
9 6 (4.92%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 5 (4.10%) AWS DevOps
10 5 (4.10%) Azure DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.11%) .NET
1 16 (13.11%) Kafka
1 16 (13.11%) Web Services
2 14 (11.48%) React
3 13 (10.66%) GraphQL
4 11 (9.02%) CSS
4 11 (9.02%) HTML
5 9 (7.38%) CSS3
5 9 (7.38%) HTML5
5 9 (7.38%) Node.js
6 8 (6.56%) Spring
7 7 (5.74%) REST
8 6 (4.92%) Spring Boot
8 6 (4.92%) XML
9 5 (4.10%) Apollo GraphQL
9 5 (4.10%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (3.28%) .NET Core
10 4 (3.28%) JSON
11 3 (2.46%) ASP.NET
12 2 (1.64%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.84%) Public Cloud
2 8 (6.56%) User Experience
3 7 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.10%) Blog
4 5 (4.10%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (4.10%) Hedge funds
4 5 (4.10%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.46%) Enterprise Cloud
5 3 (2.46%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.64%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.64%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.64%) Derivative
6 2 (1.64%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.64%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.64%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.82%) Animation
7 1 (0.82%) Clustering
7 1 (0.82%) DataPower
7 1 (0.82%) FMCG
7 1 (0.82%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.93%) Linux
2 9 (7.38%) Windows
3 5 (4.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.28%) Debian
4 4 (3.28%) Ubuntu
4 4 (3.28%) Unix
5 1 (0.82%) Android
5 1 (0.82%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.82%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.82%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (42.62%) DevOps
2 45 (36.89%) Microservices
3 44 (36.07%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (18.85%) Open Source
5 18 (14.75%) Data Science
5 18 (14.75%) Software Engineering
6 16 (13.11%) Infrastructure as Code
7 15 (12.30%) TDD
8 14 (11.48%) Machine Learning
9 13 (10.66%) OO
9 13 (10.66%) OOP
10 12 (9.84%) Continuous Delivery
11 11 (9.02%) Analytics
11 11 (9.02%) Data Engineering
12 10 (8.20%) BDD
12 10 (8.20%) ETL
12 10 (8.20%) Information Security
12 10 (8.20%) Statistical Analysis
13 9 (7.38%) Scrum
13 9 (7.38%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 69 (56.56%) Python
2 37 (30.33%) SQL
3 27 (22.13%) C#
4 25 (20.49%) Java
5 24 (19.67%) Go
6 16 (13.11%) JavaScript
7 13 (10.66%) C++
8 10 (8.20%) TypeScript
9 8 (6.56%) PowerShell
10 7 (5.74%) Perl
10 7 (5.74%) T-SQL
11 6 (4.92%) Bash Shell
11 6 (4.92%) VBA
12 4 (3.28%) PHP
12 4 (3.28%) PL/SQL
13 3 (2.46%) Java 8
13 3 (2.46%) Scala
14 2 (1.64%) Groovy
14 2 (1.64%) R
14 2 (1.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (14.75%) Security Cleared
2 12 (9.84%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.92%) Degree
4 3 (2.46%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.64%) CISSP
5 2 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.64%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (0.82%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.82%) CISA
6 1 (0.82%) CISM
6 1 (0.82%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 1 (0.82%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.46%) QA
2 2 (1.64%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.82%) COBIT
3 1 (0.82%) ISO 31000
3 1 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.82%) NIST
System Software
1 28 (22.95%) Docker
2 8 (6.56%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.46%) HDFS
5 1 (0.82%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 59 (48.36%) Kubernetes
2 39 (31.97%) Terraform
3 25 (20.49%) Ansible
4 5 (4.10%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (3.28%) Prometheus
6 3 (2.46%) Grafana
6 3 (2.46%) Hadoop YARN
6 3 (2.46%) Puppet
7 2 (1.64%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.82%) Demisto
Vendors
1 18 (14.75%) Google
2 13 (10.66%) Microsoft
3 12 (9.84%) Oracle
4 11 (9.02%) MuleSoft
5 8 (6.56%) Cloudera
6 7 (5.74%) VMware
7 6 (4.92%) SAP
8 5 (4.10%) Red Hat
8 5 (4.10%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (2.46%) Atlassian
9 3 (2.46%) IBM
10 2 (1.64%) Autodesk
10 2 (1.64%) Okta
10 2 (1.64%) Splunk
10 2 (1.64%) Twitter
11 1 (0.82%) AppDynamics
11 1 (0.82%) New Relic
11 1 (0.82%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.82%) SnapLogic
11 1 (0.82%) StreamSets