Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 254 366 466
Rank change year-on-year +112 +100 +88
Contract jobs citing Cloud Native 108 213 161
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.82% 0.55% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.07% 1.63% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 158 118
Median daily rate £600 £600 £531
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.94% -9.57%
10th Percentile £425 £500 £423
90th Percentile £819 £775 £675
England median daily rate £560 £600 £525
% change year-on-year -6.67% +14.29% -8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £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 5,218 13,082 16,605
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.40% 33.99% 36.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,598 9,076 11,829
Median daily rate £525 £525 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.94% +3.00%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £313
90th Percentile £750 £700 £700
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 195 251
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.93 £23.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.64% -3.98% +8.55%
10th Percentile £17.10 £12.96 £13.31
90th Percentile £50.31 £53.00 £54.63
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +59.09% +7.32% +2.50%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 +111 19 £575 +4.55% 29
West London - 3 £630 - 3
South London +39 2 - - 5
East London +37 1 £450 -30.77% 3
Cloud Native
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 77 (71.30%) AWS
2 65 (60.19%) Python
3 58 (53.70%) Kubernetes
4 52 (48.15%) Azure
5 50 (46.30%) DevOps
6 42 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (34.26%) Finance
7 37 (34.26%) Docker
8 34 (31.48%) Microservices
9 33 (30.56%) Terraform
10 32 (29.63%) Serverless
11 28 (25.93%) GCP
12 24 (22.22%) Java
13 23 (21.30%) SQL
14 22 (20.37%) Linux
15 21 (19.44%) JavaScript
15 21 (19.44%) REST
16 19 (17.59%) AWS CloudFormation
17 18 (16.67%) AWS Lambda
17 18 (16.67%) Jenkins
17 18 (16.67%) TDD
18 17 (15.74%) C#
18 17 (15.74%) Microsoft
18 17 (15.74%) GraphQL
18 17 (15.74%) Ansible
19 16 (14.81%) Infrastructure as Code
19 16 (14.81%) Web Services
19 16 (14.81%) Analytics
20 15 (13.89%) Machine Learning
20 15 (13.89%) BDD

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 (9.26%) Apache Spark
2 5 (4.63%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (3.70%) Apache Pig
4 3 (2.78%) Apache
5 2 (1.85%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (1.85%) Confluence
5 2 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.85%) IIS
5 2 (1.85%) SAS
5 2 (1.85%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.93%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (0.93%) Mule
6 1 (0.93%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.93%) 3ds Max
2 1 (0.93%) Blender
2 1 (0.93%) Maya
2 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 77 (71.30%) AWS
2 52 (48.15%) Azure
3 32 (29.63%) Serverless
4 28 (25.93%) GCP
5 19 (17.59%) AWS CloudFormation
6 18 (16.67%) AWS Lambda
7 13 (12.04%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (9.26%) Amazon EKS
8 10 (9.26%) Azure Functions
9 9 (8.33%) Amazon ECS
9 9 (8.33%) AWS CodePipeline
10 8 (7.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 7 (6.48%) Amazon S3
11 7 (6.48%) Azure Stack
11 7 (6.48%) CloudFront
12 6 (5.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 6 (5.56%) Logic Apps
12 6 (5.56%) PaaS
13 5 (4.63%) Azure Active Directory
14 4 (3.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.63%) Network Security
2 4 (3.70%) DNS
3 3 (2.78%) 3GPP
3 3 (2.78%) 5G
3 3 (2.78%) FCAPS
3 3 (2.78%) Internet
4 2 (1.85%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.93%) OpenVPN
5 1 (0.93%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.04%) Hadoop
2 12 (11.11%) Big Data
3 9 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
3 9 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 8 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (7.41%) NoSQL
4 8 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (6.48%) Cosmos DB
6 6 (5.56%) SQL Server
7 5 (4.63%) MongoDB
8 4 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (3.70%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 4 (3.70%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (3.70%) Data Lake
8 4 (3.70%) KDB
8 4 (3.70%) Power BI
8 4 (3.70%) SAP HANA
8 4 (3.70%) Spotfire
9 2 (1.85%) Flink
9 2 (1.85%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 18 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 13 (12.04%) Git (software)
3 7 (6.48%) CircleCI
4 5 (4.63%) JIRA
5 3 (2.78%) Artifactory
5 3 (2.78%) GitLab
6 2 (1.85%) Babel
6 2 (1.85%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (1.85%) webpack
7 1 (0.93%) Codeship
7 1 (0.93%) Maven
7 1 (0.93%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 37 (34.26%) Finance
2 15 (13.89%) Banking
3 8 (7.41%) Front Office
3 8 (7.41%) Public Sector
4 6 (5.56%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.70%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.78%) Games
7 2 (1.85%) Automotive
7 2 (1.85%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.85%) French Language
7 2 (1.85%) Retail
8 1 (0.93%) Back Office
8 1 (0.93%) Law
8 1 (0.93%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 31 (28.70%) Developer
2 23 (21.30%) AWS Engineer
3 22 (20.37%) Architect
4 21 (19.44%) Cloud Engineer
5 19 (17.59%) DevOps Engineer
6 18 (16.67%) Python Engineer
7 15 (13.89%) AWS Developer
8 12 (11.11%) Python Developer
9 10 (9.26%) Programmer
9 10 (9.26%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (8.33%) Senior DevOps
10 9 (8.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 7 (6.48%) AWS Architect
11 7 (6.48%) Java Engineer
11 7 (6.48%) Platform Engineer
11 7 (6.48%) Python Programmer
12 6 (5.56%) Cloud Native Engineer
12 6 (5.56%) Lead DevOps
13 5 (4.63%) Azure Architect
13 5 (4.63%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (19.44%) REST
2 17 (15.74%) GraphQL
3 16 (14.81%) Web Services
4 14 (12.96%) React
5 12 (11.11%) .NET
5 12 (11.11%) CSS
5 12 (11.11%) HTML
6 10 (9.26%) Kafka
7 9 (8.33%) Lambda Expressions
7 9 (8.33%) Swagger
8 8 (7.41%) HTML5
9 7 (6.48%) Spring
10 6 (5.56%) CSS3
10 6 (5.56%) Node.js
11 5 (4.63%) AngularJS
11 5 (4.63%) XML
12 4 (3.70%) JSON
12 4 (3.70%) Spring Boot
13 3 (2.78%) Django
13 3 (2.78%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.96%) Public Cloud
2 6 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.63%) Fixed Income
3 5 (4.63%) User Experience
4 4 (3.70%) Derivative
4 4 (3.70%) Hedge funds
5 3 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.78%) Blog
5 3 (2.78%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.78%) PKI
5 3 (2.78%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.85%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.85%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.85%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.93%) Animation
7 1 (0.93%) Industry 4.0
7 1 (0.93%) MPEG
7 1 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 22 (20.37%) Linux
2 12 (11.11%) Windows
3 5 (4.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (4.63%) Unix
4 4 (3.70%) Debian
4 4 (3.70%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.85%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.93%) CentOS
6 1 (0.93%) CoreOS
6 1 (0.93%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (46.30%) DevOps
2 42 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (31.48%) Microservices
4 18 (16.67%) TDD
5 16 (14.81%) Analytics
5 16 (14.81%) Infrastructure as Code
6 15 (13.89%) API Development
6 15 (13.89%) BDD
6 15 (13.89%) Continuous Delivery
6 15 (13.89%) Machine Learning
6 15 (13.89%) Software Engineering
7 12 (11.11%) Open Source
8 11 (10.19%) Customer-Centricity
8 11 (10.19%) Infrastructure Automation
8 11 (10.19%) Pair Programming
9 10 (9.26%) Data Science
9 10 (9.26%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 10 (9.26%) Information Security
10 9 (8.33%) Asset Management
10 9 (8.33%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 65 (60.19%) Python
2 24 (22.22%) Java
3 23 (21.30%) SQL
4 21 (19.44%) JavaScript
5 17 (15.74%) C#
6 15 (13.89%) Go
7 14 (12.96%) TypeScript
8 12 (11.11%) PowerShell
9 8 (7.41%) Perl
10 7 (6.48%) Bash Shell
11 6 (5.56%) C++
11 6 (5.56%) R
12 4 (3.70%) Groovy
12 4 (3.70%) Java 8
12 4 (3.70%) PHP
12 4 (3.70%) T-SQL
12 4 (3.70%) VBA
13 2 (1.85%) Ruby
13 2 (1.85%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.93%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (12.96%) Security Cleared
2 12 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.63%) DV Cleared
4 4 (3.70%) Degree
5 3 (2.78%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (0.93%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) Data Quality
System Software
1 37 (34.26%) Docker
2 6 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.63%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (4.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.93%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 58 (53.70%) Kubernetes
2 33 (30.56%) Terraform
3 17 (15.74%) Ansible
4 3 (2.78%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.93%) Demisto
5 1 (0.93%) Grafana
5 1 (0.93%) Istio
5 1 (0.93%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 17 (15.74%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.26%) Google
3 9 (8.33%) Oracle
4 8 (7.41%) Cloudera
4 8 (7.41%) MuleSoft
5 7 (6.48%) SAP
6 6 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (4.63%) Red Hat
7 5 (4.63%) VMware
8 4 (3.70%) Tableau
9 3 (2.78%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.85%) Adobe
10 2 (1.85%) Alteryx
10 2 (1.85%) Autodesk
10 2 (1.85%) IBM
10 2 (1.85%) MicroStrategy
10 2 (1.85%) New Relic
10 2 (1.85%) StreamSets
11 1 (0.93%) Cisco
11 1 (0.93%) Citrix