Period
to

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 May 2022 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 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 170 187 258
Rank change year-on-year +17 +71 +131
Contract jobs citing Cloud Native 636 345 188
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.65% 1.45% 0.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.72% 4.26% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 213 122
10th Percentile £513 £440 £426
25th Percentile £575 £475 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £675 £563 £570
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% -1.27% -5.04%
75th Percentile £788 £650 £638
90th Percentile £875 £775 £759
England median daily rate £650 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +18.18% - -8.33%

Cloud Native is in the General and Transferable 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 Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 13,465 8,096 6,842
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 34.94% 34.06% 33.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,863 5,661 4,957
10th Percentile £398 £350 £313
25th Percentile £485 £428 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £538 £525
Median % change year-on-year +11.63% +2.38% -
75th Percentile £713 £650 £638
90th Percentile £800 £738 £725
England median daily rate £550 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 208 140 116
10th Percentile £18.50 £15.06 £13.13
25th Percentile £23.91 £21.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate £43.78 £32.25 £32.10
Median % change year-on-year +35.74% +0.48% +28.64%
75th Percentile £53.91 £47.50 £47.56
90th Percentile £68.75 £60.10 £53.75
England median hourly rate £26.99 £26.00 £21.57
% change year-on-year +3.81% +20.54% +2.71%

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 17 May 2022.

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 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London +15 82 £725 +31.82% 44
South London -6 4 £625 +31.58% 1
West London -4 3 £500 - 13
North London - 1 - - 4
Cloud Native
England

For the 6 months to 17 May 2022, 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.

1 362 (56.92%) AWS
2 346 (54.40%) Kubernetes
3 299 (47.01%) DevOps
4 270 (42.45%) Azure
5 263 (41.35%) Microservices
6 256 (40.25%) CI/CD
7 253 (39.78%) Docker
8 236 (37.11%) Agile
9 220 (34.59%) Terraform
10 189 (29.72%) Java
11 179 (28.14%) Python
12 157 (24.69%) Finance
13 151 (23.74%) Kafka
14 132 (20.75%) Software Engineering
15 131 (20.60%) Social Skills
16 115 (18.08%) Serverless
17 110 (17.30%) Infrastructure as Code
17 110 (17.30%) Jenkins
17 110 (17.30%) GCP
18 95 (14.94%) SQL
19 93 (14.62%) React
20 91 (14.31%) Microsoft
21 86 (13.52%) .NET
22 79 (12.42%) Scrum
23 77 (12.11%) AWS Lambda
23 77 (12.11%) Fintech
23 77 (12.11%) Go
24 75 (11.79%) Full Stack Development
24 75 (11.79%) Migration
24 75 (11.79%) JavaScript

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 23 (3.62%) Elasticsearch
2 20 (3.14%) Confluence
3 13 (2.04%) nginx
4 12 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
4 12 (1.89%) IIS
5 10 (1.57%) Apache Spark
5 10 (1.57%) Cloud Foundry
6 9 (1.42%) OpenStack
7 8 (1.26%) Apache
8 7 (1.10%) Apache Airflow
9 6 (0.94%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.79%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 3 (0.47%) JBoss
13 2 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.31%) Red Hat Fuse
14 1 (0.16%) Apache Pig
14 1 (0.16%) Apache Pulsar
14 1 (0.16%) CMS
14 1 (0.16%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 4 (0.63%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.47%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.16%) Endur
3 1 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.16%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.16%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 362 (56.92%) AWS
2 270 (42.45%) Azure
3 115 (18.08%) Serverless
4 110 (17.30%) GCP
5 77 (12.11%) AWS Lambda
6 63 (9.91%) GitHub
7 57 (8.96%) AWS CloudFormation
8 47 (7.39%) SaaS
9 46 (7.23%) PaaS
10 42 (6.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 35 (5.50%) IaaS
12 34 (5.35%) OpenShift
13 33 (5.19%) Azure Functions
14 29 (4.56%) Amazon Kinesis
15 23 (3.62%) Amazon EKS
16 22 (3.46%) Azure Monitor
17 21 (3.30%) GitHub Actions
18 19 (2.99%) Amazon EC2
18 19 (2.99%) Azure Active Directory
19 18 (2.83%) Azure Cosmos DB
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.93%) DNS
1 25 (3.93%) Firewall
2 16 (2.52%) Network Security
2 16 (2.52%) WAN
3 15 (2.36%) SD-WAN
4 11 (1.73%) Internet
5 10 (1.57%) DHCP
5 10 (1.57%) NGN
6 7 (1.10%) IPv6
7 6 (0.94%) VPN
8 5 (0.79%) BGP
8 5 (0.79%) MPLS
8 5 (0.79%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.79%) Wireless
9 4 (0.63%) Cisco Firepower
9 4 (0.63%) Cisco ISE
9 4 (0.63%) EIGRP
9 4 (0.63%) OSPF
10 3 (0.47%) Multicast
10 3 (0.47%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (8.65%) PostgreSQL
2 46 (7.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 45 (7.08%) MongoDB
4 42 (6.60%) NoSQL
5 28 (4.40%) Azure SQL Database
5 28 (4.40%) SQL Server
6 26 (4.09%) MySQL
7 24 (3.77%) Big Data
8 20 (3.14%) Relational Database
9 15 (2.36%) Amazon RDS
10 10 (1.57%) BigQuery
10 10 (1.57%) Data Lake
11 9 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (1.10%) Amazon Redshift
12 7 (1.10%) RDBMS
13 6 (0.94%) Hadoop
14 5 (0.79%) Amazon Aurora
14 5 (0.79%) Dremio
14 5 (0.79%) Power BI
15 4 (0.63%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 110 (17.30%) Jenkins
2 60 (9.43%) Gradle
3 39 (6.13%) Git (software)
3 39 (6.13%) GitLab
4 37 (5.82%) JIRA
4 37 (5.82%) TeamCity
5 31 (4.87%) Maven
6 19 (2.99%) Selenium
6 19 (2.99%) Sonatype Nexus
7 18 (2.83%) SonarQube
8 17 (2.67%) Cucumber
9 14 (2.20%) CircleCI
10 12 (1.89%) Robot Framework
11 10 (1.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 10 (1.57%) Bitbucket
12 8 (1.26%) webpack
13 5 (0.79%) Artifactory
13 5 (0.79%) JUnit
14 3 (0.47%) ERwin
14 3 (0.47%) SpecFlow
General
1 157 (24.69%) Finance
2 131 (20.60%) Social Skills
3 50 (7.86%) Banking
4 46 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (3.77%) Presentation Skills
6 22 (3.46%) Front Office
7 18 (2.83%) Public Sector
8 16 (2.52%) Influencing Skills
9 15 (2.36%) Legal
10 14 (2.20%) Financial Institution
10 14 (2.20%) Telecoms
11 10 (1.57%) Manufacturing
12 9 (1.42%) Back Office
13 8 (1.26%) Investment Banking
14 5 (0.79%) Electronics
14 5 (0.79%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 5 (0.79%) Marketing
14 5 (0.79%) Retail
15 3 (0.47%) Automotive
15 3 (0.47%) Billing
Job Titles
1 152 (23.90%) Developer
2 125 (19.65%) Architect
3 73 (11.48%) DevOps Engineer
4 62 (9.75%) AWS Engineer
5 52 (8.18%) Java Engineer
6 49 (7.70%) Solutions Architect
7 41 (6.45%) Software Engineer
8 35 (5.50%) Cloud Engineer
9 34 (5.35%) Java Developer
10 33 (5.19%) Senior Java Engineer
11 31 (4.87%) Cloud Architect
12 28 (4.40%) Azure Engineer
13 25 (3.93%) C# Developer
13 25 (3.93%) Site Reliability Engineer
14 24 (3.77%) Azure Architect
15 23 (3.62%) .NET Developer
15 23 (3.62%) Senior DevOps
16 21 (3.30%) AWS Developer
16 21 (3.30%) Kubernetes Engineer
17 18 (2.83%) AWS Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (23.74%) Kafka
2 93 (14.62%) React
3 86 (13.52%) .NET
4 57 (8.96%) Spring
5 56 (8.81%) Node.js
5 56 (8.81%) REST
6 50 (7.86%) Spring Boot
7 43 (6.76%) .NET Core
8 35 (5.50%) HTML
9 33 (5.19%) CSS
9 33 (5.19%) gRPC
10 22 (3.46%) HTML5
10 22 (3.46%) RESTful
11 19 (2.99%) JSON
12 17 (2.67%) GraphQL
13 16 (2.52%) AngularJS
14 14 (2.20%) ActiveMQ
14 14 (2.20%) Redux
14 14 (2.20%) Web Services
15 13 (2.04%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 47 (7.39%) Public Cloud
2 27 (4.25%) User Experience
3 24 (3.77%) Greenfield Project
4 23 (3.62%) Data Centre
5 21 (3.30%) Legacy Systems
6 16 (2.52%) Management Information System
7 15 (2.36%) Algorithms
8 13 (2.04%) Virtual Team
9 12 (1.89%) Data Structures
9 12 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
9 12 (1.89%) Legacy Applications
10 11 (1.73%) Credit Risk
10 11 (1.73%) Mobile App
11 10 (1.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 10 (1.57%) Private Cloud
12 9 (1.42%) iPad
13 8 (1.26%) Derivative
13 8 (1.26%) Linux Command Line
13 8 (1.26%) Self-Motivation
14 7 (1.10%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 72 (11.32%) Linux
2 45 (7.08%) Windows
3 32 (5.03%) Unix
4 11 (1.73%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.79%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.31%) Alpine Linux
7 2 (0.31%) CentOS
7 2 (0.31%) VMS
7 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (0.16%) Android
8 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.16%) CatOS
8 1 (0.16%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 299 (47.01%) DevOps
2 263 (41.35%) Microservices
3 256 (40.25%) CI/CD
4 236 (37.11%) Agile
5 132 (20.75%) Software Engineering
6 110 (17.30%) Infrastructure as Code
7 79 (12.42%) Scrum
8 77 (12.11%) Fintech
9 75 (11.79%) Full Stack Development
9 75 (11.79%) Migration
10 71 (11.16%) TDD
11 66 (10.38%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 61 (9.59%) Problem-Solving
13 60 (9.43%) Event-Driven
14 58 (9.12%) Clean Code
14 58 (9.12%) Test Automation
15 57 (8.96%) SDLC
16 52 (8.18%) Stakeholder Management
17 43 (6.76%) Analytics
18 42 (6.60%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 189 (29.72%) Java
2 179 (28.14%) Python
3 95 (14.94%) SQL
4 77 (12.11%) Go
5 75 (11.79%) JavaScript
6 70 (11.01%) C#
7 60 (9.43%) PowerShell
8 59 (9.28%) TypeScript
9 45 (7.08%) Bash
10 29 (4.56%) Kotlin
11 25 (3.93%) Ruby
12 22 (3.46%) C++
13 16 (2.52%) PL/SQL
13 16 (2.52%) Scala
14 15 (2.36%) T-SQL
15 14 (2.20%) Perl
16 12 (1.89%) Groovy
17 11 (1.73%) Shell Script
18 10 (1.57%) ES6
19 7 (1.10%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (4.09%) Degree
2 18 (2.83%) Security Cleared
3 17 (2.67%) AWS Certification
4 13 (2.04%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.57%) CISSP
6 9 (1.42%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (1.10%) CISM
8 5 (0.79%) CCIE
8 5 (0.79%) CCNP
8 5 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.63%) FFIEC
9 4 (0.63%) TOGAF Certification
10 3 (0.47%) CCDP
10 3 (0.47%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 2 (0.31%) CCNA
11 2 (0.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.31%) OSCP
11 2 (0.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.16%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.46%) QA
2 17 (2.67%) GDPR
3 12 (1.89%) NIST
4 10 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (1.10%) SOC 2
6 6 (0.94%) SLA
7 4 (0.63%) GLBA
7 4 (0.63%) HIPAA
7 4 (0.63%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.47%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.47%) GRC
8 3 (0.47%) NIST 800
9 1 (0.16%) COBIT
System Software
1 253 (39.78%) Docker
2 22 (3.46%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.47%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.47%) XenApp
7 2 (0.31%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.31%) vCloud
7 2 (0.31%) VMware NSX
7 2 (0.31%) vSphere
8 1 (0.16%) OpenDJ
Systems Management
1 346 (54.40%) Kubernetes
2 220 (34.59%) Terraform
3 60 (9.43%) Ansible
4 40 (6.29%) Prometheus
5 35 (5.50%) Grafana
6 26 (4.09%) Puppet
7 24 (3.77%) Istio
8 23 (3.62%) Opscode Chef
9 21 (3.30%) Kibana
10 10 (1.57%) Netcool
11 8 (1.26%) Packer
12 6 (0.94%) Opsgenie
13 2 (0.31%) Docker Swarm
13 2 (0.31%) linkerd
13 2 (0.31%) Mesos
13 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Intune
13 2 (0.31%) vRealize
14 1 (0.16%) HP Fortify
14 1 (0.16%) SCCM
14 1 (0.16%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 91 (14.31%) Microsoft
2 49 (7.70%) Google
3 34 (5.35%) Oracle
4 22 (3.46%) Splunk
5 17 (2.67%) AppDynamics
5 17 (2.67%) Databricks
5 17 (2.67%) F5
6 15 (2.36%) New Relic
7 14 (2.20%) Dell
7 14 (2.20%) MuleSoft
8 13 (2.04%) Red Hat
9 12 (1.89%) SAP
10 11 (1.73%) Atlassian
10 11 (1.73%) Dynatrace
10 11 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (1.57%) VMware
12 9 (1.42%) PagerDuty
13 7 (1.10%) Cisco
14 5 (0.79%) Adobe
15 4 (0.63%) IBM