Period
to 11 May 2021

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 11 May 2021 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
11 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 180 249 371
Rank change year-on-year +69 +122 +166
Contract jobs citing Cloud Native 335 197 243
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.43% 0.93% 0.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.32% 2.90% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 124 188
10th Percentile £440 £427 £423
25th Percentile £475 £500 £525
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £561 £565 £600
Median % change year-on-year -0.66% -5.88% +4.35%
75th Percentile £650 £638 £663
90th Percentile £775 £751 £700
England median daily rate £550 £550 £600
% change year-on-year - -8.33% +9.09%

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 7,758 6,785 13,118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 33.16% 31.96% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,436 4,923 9,380
10th Percentile £347 £310 £325
25th Percentile £425 £413 £420
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £530 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +0.95% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £650 £638 £625
90th Percentile £738 £725 £700
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 116 197
10th Percentile £15.95 £13.75 £13.06
25th Percentile £21.53 £18.00 £18.56
Median hourly rate £31.82 £29.61 £24.95
Median % change year-on-year +7.46% +18.68% +8.71%
75th Percentile £47.50 £47.41 £38.75
90th Percentile £59.83 £53.38 £51.13
England median hourly rate £26.00 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +20.93% +2.38% -2.33%

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 11 May 2021.

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 11 May 2021. 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 +13 32 £555 +0.91% 49
West London +21 2 - - 8
South London +30 1 £475 -13.64% 2
Cloud Native
England

For the 6 months to 11 May 2021, 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.

1 180 (53.73%) Azure
2 174 (51.94%) Kubernetes
3 167 (49.85%) AWS
3 167 (49.85%) Agile Software Development
4 147 (43.88%) Microservices
5 124 (37.01%) DevOps
5 124 (37.01%) Python
6 96 (28.66%) Serverless
7 92 (27.46%) SQL
8 90 (26.87%) Software Engineering
9 86 (25.67%) Java
10 82 (24.48%) Finance
11 81 (24.18%) Go
11 81 (24.18%) Terraform
12 77 (22.99%) GCP
13 68 (20.30%) Docker
14 64 (19.10%) Oracle
15 62 (18.51%) Git (software)
16 61 (18.21%) Azure Storage
17 60 (17.91%) Azure Logic Apps
17 60 (17.91%) SDLC
18 59 (17.61%) Azure Functions
18 59 (17.61%) Jenkins
18 59 (17.61%) .NET
19 56 (16.72%) JavaScript
19 56 (16.72%) Azure SQL Database
20 55 (16.42%) MongoDB
20 55 (16.42%) Ansible
20 55 (16.42%) C++
20 55 (16.42%) Azure Cosmos DB

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 43 (12.84%) BizTalk Server
2 19 (5.67%) Confluence
3 17 (5.07%) Cloud Foundry
4 6 (1.79%) Apache
4 6 (1.79%) nginx
5 5 (1.49%) Apache Spark
5 5 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.19%) CMS
6 4 (1.19%) Red Hat Fuse
6 4 (1.19%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.90%) JBoss
7 3 (0.90%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.60%) Alfresco
8 2 (0.60%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.60%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.30%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.30%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.30%) Mule
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.19%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.30%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.30%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 180 (53.73%) Azure
2 167 (49.85%) AWS
3 96 (28.66%) Serverless
4 77 (22.99%) GCP
5 61 (18.21%) Azure Storage
6 60 (17.91%) Azure Logic Apps
7 59 (17.61%) Azure Functions
8 55 (16.42%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 54 (16.12%) AWS Lambda
10 48 (14.33%) IaaS
11 45 (13.43%) PaaS
12 33 (9.85%) SaaS
13 26 (7.76%) Amazon EKS
14 25 (7.46%) GitHub
15 21 (6.27%) OpenShift
16 13 (3.88%) Amazon ECS
17 12 (3.58%) AWS CloudFormation
18 10 (2.99%) AWS Fargate
19 8 (2.39%) Amazon S3
19 8 (2.39%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.99%) Network Security
2 5 (1.49%) NAS
2 5 (1.49%) SAN
3 4 (1.19%) Firewall
3 4 (1.19%) FTP
4 3 (0.90%) VPN
5 2 (0.60%) BIG-IP
5 2 (0.60%) DHCP
5 2 (0.60%) DNS
6 1 (0.30%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.30%) LAN
6 1 (0.30%) Skype
6 1 (0.30%) SSL
6 1 (0.30%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.30%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.30%) VLAN
6 1 (0.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (16.72%) Azure SQL Database
2 55 (16.42%) MongoDB
3 22 (6.57%) Big Data
4 17 (5.07%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (3.88%) SQL Server
6 12 (3.58%) NoSQL
7 11 (3.28%) Data Lake
8 10 (2.99%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 10 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (2.09%) Hadoop
10 6 (1.79%) BigQuery
10 6 (1.79%) Cloud Spanner
11 5 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (1.49%) MySQL
12 4 (1.19%) Power BI
13 3 (0.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 3 (0.90%) Relational Database
13 3 (0.90%) Star Schema
14 2 (0.60%) Snowflake Schema
14 2 (0.60%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 62 (18.51%) Git (software)
2 59 (17.61%) Jenkins
3 33 (9.85%) JIRA
4 16 (4.78%) CircleCI
5 12 (3.58%) Maven
5 12 (3.58%) Sonatype Nexus
6 10 (2.99%) Bitbucket
6 10 (2.99%) TeamCity
7 9 (2.69%) webpack
8 8 (2.39%) Gradle
9 7 (2.09%) GitLab
10 6 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (1.79%) JUnit
11 4 (1.19%) Artifactory
11 4 (1.19%) CF BOSH
11 4 (1.19%) Cucumber
11 4 (1.19%) Postman
11 4 (1.19%) Selenium
11 4 (1.19%) SonarQube
12 3 (0.90%) Spinnaker
General
1 82 (24.48%) Finance
2 39 (11.64%) Social Skills
3 30 (8.96%) Banking
4 17 (5.07%) Presentation Skills
5 13 (3.88%) Public Sector
6 9 (2.69%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (2.39%) Retail
8 7 (2.09%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.79%) Influencing Skills
10 5 (1.49%) Legal
11 4 (1.19%) Games
11 4 (1.19%) Investment Banking
11 4 (1.19%) Law
11 4 (1.19%) Organisational Skills
12 3 (0.90%) Documentation Skills
12 3 (0.90%) Front Office
13 2 (0.60%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.30%) Automotive
14 1 (0.30%) Back Office
14 1 (0.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 92 (27.46%) Architect
1 92 (27.46%) Developer
2 35 (10.45%) Cloud Architect
3 31 (9.25%) Azure Engineer
4 29 (8.66%) DevOps Engineer
5 25 (7.46%) Azure Developer
5 25 (7.46%) Python Developer
6 23 (6.87%) Cloud Engineer
7 20 (5.97%) Solutions Architect
8 19 (5.67%) Java Developer
9 17 (5.07%) Senior Developer
10 16 (4.78%) .NET Developer
11 14 (4.18%) AWS Engineer
11 14 (4.18%) Cloud Developer
11 14 (4.18%) Data Engineer
11 14 (4.18%) Energy Trading Developer
11 14 (4.18%) Full Stack Developer
11 14 (4.18%) Senior Python Developer
11 14 (4.18%) Software Engineer
12 13 (3.88%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (17.61%) .NET
2 40 (11.94%) Node.js
3 37 (11.04%) .NET Core
4 33 (9.85%) REST
5 31 (9.25%) React
6 29 (8.66%) Kafka
7 24 (7.16%) Spring
8 21 (6.27%) Spring Boot
9 20 (5.97%) CSS
10 16 (4.78%) Redux
10 16 (4.78%) RESTful
11 15 (4.48%) AngularJS
11 15 (4.48%) GraphQL
11 15 (4.48%) Web Services
12 12 (3.58%) Express
13 11 (3.28%) HTML
13 11 (3.28%) Middleware
13 11 (3.28%) XHR
14 10 (2.99%) CSS3
15 9 (2.69%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.16%) Public Cloud
2 14 (4.18%) Data Centre
3 12 (3.58%) CMDB
4 11 (3.28%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.99%) Data Structures
6 9 (2.69%) Hybrid Cloud
7 8 (2.39%) Algorithms
7 8 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (2.39%) User Experience
8 6 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.19%) iPad
9 4 (1.19%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.19%) Private Cloud
9 4 (1.19%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (0.90%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (0.60%) Enterprise Cloud
11 2 (0.60%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.60%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.60%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 47 (14.03%) Linux
2 32 (9.55%) Windows
3 10 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (1.79%) CentOS
5 4 (1.19%) CoreOS
6 3 (0.90%) Android
6 3 (0.90%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.90%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.60%) Solaris
7 2 (0.60%) Unix
7 2 (0.60%) VMS
8 1 (0.30%) Debian
8 1 (0.30%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (49.85%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (43.88%) Microservices
3 124 (37.01%) DevOps
4 90 (26.87%) Software Engineering
5 60 (17.91%) SDLC
6 53 (15.82%) Data Engineering
7 52 (15.52%) Continuous Improvement
8 51 (15.22%) Data Development
9 42 (12.54%) Infrastructure as Code
10 40 (11.94%) Migration
11 34 (10.15%) Test Automation
12 32 (9.55%) TDD
13 30 (8.96%) Information Security
13 30 (8.96%) Scrum
14 29 (8.66%) Analytics
14 29 (8.66%) Computer Science
14 29 (8.66%) Open Source
15 26 (7.76%) Continuous Delivery
16 23 (6.87%) Continuous Integration
17 18 (5.37%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 124 (37.01%) Python
2 92 (27.46%) SQL
3 86 (25.67%) Java
4 81 (24.18%) Go
5 56 (16.72%) JavaScript
6 55 (16.42%) C++
7 53 (15.82%) C#
8 52 (15.52%) PL/SQL
9 51 (15.22%) T-SQL
10 29 (8.66%) Bash Shell
11 20 (5.97%) PowerShell
12 12 (3.58%) ES6
13 10 (2.99%) Ruby
14 6 (1.79%) C
15 5 (1.49%) Java 8
15 5 (1.49%) Kotlin
16 4 (1.19%) Groovy
16 4 (1.19%) Rust
16 4 (1.19%) TypeScript
17 3 (0.90%) R
Qualifications
1 19 (5.67%) Security Cleared
2 18 (5.37%) SC Cleared
3 13 (3.88%) Degree
4 8 (2.39%) CISSP
5 4 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.90%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.60%) CISM
7 2 (0.60%) CRISC
8 1 (0.30%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (0.30%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.30%) CCNA
8 1 (0.30%) CCSP
8 1 (0.30%) CGEIT
8 1 (0.30%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.79%) GDPR
2 5 (1.49%) NIST
2 5 (1.49%) QA
3 2 (0.60%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.60%) ISO 20022
4 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 68 (20.30%) Docker
2 11 (3.28%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.60%) Squid
4 2 (0.60%) vSphere
5 1 (0.30%) HDFS
5 1 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 174 (51.94%) Kubernetes
2 81 (24.18%) Terraform
3 55 (16.42%) Ansible
4 20 (5.97%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (5.07%) Puppet
6 16 (4.78%) Istio
7 14 (4.18%) Prometheus
8 6 (1.79%) Grafana
8 6 (1.79%) MIIS
9 5 (1.49%) vRealize
10 4 (1.19%) Argo
10 4 (1.19%) Knative
11 3 (0.90%) Consul
11 3 (0.90%) Packer
11 3 (0.90%) vRealize Orchestrator
12 2 (0.60%) Control-M
12 2 (0.60%) Graylog
12 2 (0.60%) HAProxy
13 1 (0.30%) Kibana
13 1 (0.30%) Salt
Vendors
1 64 (19.10%) Oracle
2 46 (13.73%) MuleSoft
3 33 (9.85%) Google
4 26 (7.76%) Microsoft
5 13 (3.88%) Red Hat
5 13 (3.88%) VMware
6 10 (2.99%) IBM
7 8 (2.39%) Databricks
8 6 (1.79%) Atlassian
9 5 (1.49%) CA
9 5 (1.49%) SAP
10 4 (1.19%) Black Duck
10 4 (1.19%) CA Agile Central
10 4 (1.19%) Confluent
10 4 (1.19%) Splunk
10 4 (1.19%) Veracode
11 3 (0.90%) AppDynamics
11 3 (0.90%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.90%) StreamSets
12 2 (0.60%) F5