Period
to 17 August 2019

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 17 August 2019 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
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 366 479 544
Rank change year-on-year +113 +65 +69
Contract jobs citing Cloud Native 226 156 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.56% 0.34% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.60% 0.94% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 116 40
London median daily rate £600 £525 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £475 £419 £500
90th Percentile £713 £681 £700
England median daily rate £600 £525 £575
% change year-on-year +14.29% -8.70% -12.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London 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 14,115 16,596 15,786
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 35.28% 36.17% 36.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,929 11,759 11,115
London median daily rate £525 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £313
90th Percentile £700 £700 £675
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 257 216
London median hourly rate £22.93 £23.50 £21.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.43% +7.06% +9.75%
10th Percentile £13.35 £13.31 £12.88
90th Percentile £53.75 £52.25 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.50 £21.33 £20.00
% change year-on-year +0.82% +6.63% -

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 17 August 2019.

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 17 August 2019. 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 +28 35 £550 +4.76% 24
East London +20 14 £650 - 5
South London +33 7 £501 +14.57% 4
North London - 2 £700 -
West London +5 1 £438 -12.50% 5
Cloud Native
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, 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.

1 139 (61.50%) DevOps
2 138 (61.06%) Amazon AWS
3 110 (48.67%) Agile Software Development
4 85 (37.61%) Terraform
5 78 (34.51%) Java
6 76 (33.63%) Microsoft Azure
7 74 (32.74%) Jenkins
8 70 (30.97%) Docker
8 70 (30.97%) Microservices
9 69 (30.53%) Node.js
10 63 (27.88%) Ansible
11 62 (27.43%) Finance
12 57 (25.22%) Linux
13 54 (23.89%) Python
14 48 (21.24%) Git (software)
14 48 (21.24%) Kubernetes
15 47 (20.80%) Google Cloud Platform
16 45 (19.91%) JavaScript
17 40 (17.70%) Configuration Management
17 40 (17.70%) Banking
18 39 (17.26%) Fintech
19 37 (16.37%) Big Data
20 36 (15.93%) Opscode Chef
21 35 (15.49%) React
22 34 (15.04%) JIRA
23 33 (14.60%) Serverless
24 32 (14.16%) Infrastructure as Code
25 31 (13.72%) Site Reliability Engineering
26 30 (13.27%) Public Cloud
27 29 (12.83%) AWS Lambda

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 29 (12.83%) Confluence
2 17 (7.52%) Apache
3 13 (5.75%) Apache Spark
4 7 (3.10%) nginx
5 6 (2.65%) Jupyter
5 6 (2.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (2.21%) IIS
7 3 (1.33%) Anypoint
7 3 (1.33%) Mule
8 2 (0.88%) JBoss
8 2 (0.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (0.88%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.44%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.44%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 4 (1.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.10%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 3 (1.33%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.44%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 138 (61.06%) Amazon AWS
2 76 (33.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (20.80%) Google Cloud Platform
4 33 (14.60%) Serverless
5 29 (12.83%) Amazon S3
5 29 (12.83%) AWS Lambda
6 28 (12.39%) Amazon EC2
6 28 (12.39%) Amazon ECS
7 26 (11.50%) GitHub
7 26 (11.50%) PaaS
8 25 (11.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 24 (10.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 23 (10.18%) AWS CloudFormation
11 21 (9.29%) Route 53
12 20 (8.85%) CloudFront
12 20 (8.85%) IaaS
13 18 (7.96%) SaaS
14 11 (4.87%) Cloud Computing
15 9 (3.98%) OpenShift
16 6 (2.65%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.65%) Firewall
1 6 (2.65%) VPN
2 5 (2.21%) HTTP
3 4 (1.77%) Internet
3 4 (1.77%) NetScaler
4 3 (1.33%) SSL
5 2 (0.88%) AMQP
6 1 (0.44%) DMZ
6 1 (0.44%) NAS
6 1 (0.44%) SAN
6 1 (0.44%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (16.37%) Big Data
2 23 (10.18%) Amazon RDS
3 13 (5.75%) MongoDB
4 12 (5.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 12 (5.31%) SQL Server
5 10 (4.42%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (3.54%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.65%) Hadoop
8 5 (2.21%) Data Lake
9 4 (1.77%) Amazon Redshift
10 3 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.33%) Apache Hive
10 3 (1.33%) BigQuery
10 3 (1.33%) HBase
10 3 (1.33%) Parquet
10 3 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.88%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.88%) HDInsight
11 2 (0.88%) Presto
Development Applications
1 74 (32.74%) Jenkins
2 48 (21.24%) Git (software)
3 34 (15.04%) JIRA
4 12 (5.31%) GitLab
5 11 (4.87%) Sonatype Nexus
6 10 (4.42%) Travis CI
7 8 (3.54%) Artifactory
8 6 (2.65%) CircleCI
8 6 (2.65%) JUnit
8 6 (2.65%) Mocha
8 6 (2.65%) Selenium
9 5 (2.21%) Cucumber
9 5 (2.21%) JMeter
9 5 (2.21%) Maven
10 4 (1.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (1.33%) Visual Studio Team System
12 2 (0.88%) Babel
12 2 (0.88%) Mockito
12 2 (0.88%) SonarQube
12 2 (0.88%) webpack
General
1 62 (27.43%) Finance
2 40 (17.70%) Banking
3 6 (2.65%) Front Office
3 6 (2.65%) Games
4 3 (1.33%) Legal
4 3 (1.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.88%) Advertising
5 2 (0.88%) Law
5 2 (0.88%) Retail
6 1 (0.44%) Billing
6 1 (0.44%) International Banking
6 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 58 (25.66%) DevOps Engineer
2 49 (21.68%) Architect
2 49 (21.68%) Developer
3 34 (15.04%) AWS Engineer
4 26 (11.50%) AWS DevOps
5 25 (11.06%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 21 (9.29%) Cloud Architect
7 20 (8.85%) Java Developer
8 16 (7.08%) Cloud Engineer
9 14 (6.19%) Site Reliability Engineer
10 13 (5.75%) React Developer
11 12 (5.31%) Java Engineer
11 12 (5.31%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 12 (5.31%) Linux Engineer
11 12 (5.31%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 11 (4.87%) Security Engineer
12 11 (4.87%) Solutions Architect
13 10 (4.42%) Platform Engineer
13 10 (4.42%) Software Engineer
14 9 (3.98%) Cloud Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (30.53%) Node.js
2 35 (15.49%) React
3 25 (11.06%) Spring
4 23 (10.18%) RESTful
5 22 (9.73%) .NET
6 19 (8.41%) Spring Boot
7 17 (7.52%) Kafka
7 17 (7.52%) React Native
8 12 (5.31%) Redux
9 11 (4.87%) JSON
9 11 (4.87%) OAuth
9 11 (4.87%) OAuth2
10 10 (4.42%) Web Services
11 9 (3.98%) REST
12 8 (3.54%) AngularJS
13 7 (3.10%) Middleware
14 6 (2.65%) XML
15 5 (2.21%) OpenID
15 5 (2.21%) SAML
15 5 (2.21%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 30 (13.27%) Public Cloud
2 25 (11.06%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (10.62%) Hybrid Cloud
4 15 (6.64%) PKI
5 13 (5.75%) Analytical Mindset
6 12 (5.31%) Data Centre
6 12 (5.31%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (4.42%) Greenfield Project
8 9 (3.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 9 (3.98%) Linux Command Line
8 9 (3.98%) User Experience
9 7 (3.10%) N-Tier
10 6 (2.65%) Data Structures
10 6 (2.65%) Derivative
10 6 (2.65%) Mobile App
11 5 (2.21%) Algorithms
11 5 (2.21%) Private Cloud
12 4 (1.77%) Enterprise Cloud
12 4 (1.77%) Fixed Income
12 4 (1.77%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 57 (25.22%) Linux
2 18 (7.96%) Unix
3 11 (4.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (4.42%) Windows
5 9 (3.98%) CentOS
6 6 (2.65%) Android
6 6 (2.65%) Apple iOS
7 5 (2.21%) CoreOS
8 4 (1.77%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (61.50%) DevOps
2 110 (48.67%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (30.97%) Microservices
4 40 (17.70%) Configuration Management
5 39 (17.26%) Fintech
6 32 (14.16%) Infrastructure as Code
7 31 (13.72%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 28 (12.39%) Software Engineering
9 27 (11.95%) Problem-Solving
10 23 (10.18%) Scrum
10 23 (10.18%) Task Automation
11 22 (9.73%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (8.41%) Migration
13 18 (7.96%) Functional Testing
14 16 (7.08%) Identity Access Management
15 15 (6.64%) Enterprise Architecture
15 15 (6.64%) Security Architecture
15 15 (6.64%) Test Automation
16 14 (6.19%) Analytics
16 14 (6.19%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 78 (34.51%) Java
2 54 (23.89%) Python
3 45 (19.91%) JavaScript
4 29 (12.83%) Bash Shell
5 25 (11.06%) SQL
6 23 (10.18%) C#
7 13 (5.75%) Go
8 12 (5.31%) Java 8
9 10 (4.42%) Ruby
10 8 (3.54%) PowerShell
11 7 (3.10%) TypeScript
12 5 (2.21%) ES6
12 5 (2.21%) Rust
13 4 (1.77%) R
14 3 (1.33%) PHP
14 3 (1.33%) Scala
15 2 (0.88%) C
15 2 (0.88%) ES7
15 2 (0.88%) Perl
15 2 (0.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (10.18%) Security Cleared
2 16 (7.08%) AWS Certification
3 15 (6.64%) SC Cleared
4 14 (6.19%) Degree
5 3 (1.33%) CISSP
5 3 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.33%) SANS
6 2 (0.88%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.88%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.44%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.21%) QA
2 4 (1.77%) GDPR
2 4 (1.77%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.88%) PSD2
4 1 (0.44%) NCSC
4 1 (0.44%) NIST
System Software
1 70 (30.97%) Docker
2 6 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.21%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.77%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (1.77%) Postfix
4 4 (1.77%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (1.77%) XenApp
4 4 (1.77%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.33%) HDFS
6 1 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 85 (37.61%) Terraform
2 63 (27.88%) Ansible
3 48 (21.24%) Kubernetes
4 36 (15.93%) Opscode Chef
5 28 (12.39%) Puppet
6 17 (7.52%) Salt
7 12 (5.31%) Packer
8 4 (1.77%) Istio
8 4 (1.77%) Microsoft Intune
8 4 (1.77%) SCCM
8 4 (1.77%) yum
9 3 (1.33%) Grafana
9 3 (1.33%) Kibana
9 3 (1.33%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 2 (0.88%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (0.44%) Consul
11 1 (0.44%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.44%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.44%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 29 (12.83%) Microsoft
2 25 (11.06%) Google
3 21 (9.29%) Atlassian
4 14 (6.19%) Oracle
4 14 (6.19%) Splunk
5 8 (3.54%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (3.10%) Sparx
7 6 (2.65%) Ping Identity
7 6 (2.65%) Rackspace
7 6 (2.65%) Red Hat
7 6 (2.65%) VMware
8 5 (2.21%) IBM
8 5 (2.21%) Veracode
9 4 (1.77%) Citrix
9 4 (1.77%) Ivanti
10 3 (1.33%) Cisco
10 3 (1.33%) Dell
10 3 (1.33%) EMC
10 3 (1.33%) NetApp
10 3 (1.33%) SAP