The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Cloud Foundry skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cloud Foundry over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cloud Foundry
England / North West
Rank 128 - 148
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Cloud Foundry 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.12% - 0.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.74% - 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £505 £550 £450
% change year-on-year -8.18% +22.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 -

Cloud Foundry is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 404 677 589
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 15.53% 17.64% 16.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 371 287
Median daily rate £360 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.49% +2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £250 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £487 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 38 31
Median hourly rate £16.00 £24.15 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.74% -12.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.70 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.68 £57.75 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.07
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.00%  

Cloud Foundry
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Cloud Foundry as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Foundry in the North West

Cloud Foundry
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cloud Foundry in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cloud Foundry in the North West

Cloud Foundry
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Foundry within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Merseyside - 3 - -
Cloud Foundry
England

Cloud Foundry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cloud Foundry also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Cloud Foundry.

1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
1 4 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (100.00%) Ansible
2 3 (75.00%) GitHub
2 3 (75.00%) Bitbucket
2 3 (75.00%) Gradle
2 3 (75.00%) Artifactory
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) JMeter
2 3 (75.00%) Maven
2 3 (75.00%) Spock
2 3 (75.00%) Datadog
2 3 (75.00%) SonarQube
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (25.00%) logstash
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (25.00%) Splunk
4 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science

Cloud Foundry
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (75.00%) Datadog
2 3 (75.00%) GitHub
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Artifactory
1 3 (75.00%) Bitbucket
1 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (75.00%) Gradle
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (75.00%) JMeter
1 3 (75.00%) Maven
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) SonarQube
1 3 (75.00%) Spock
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Ansible
1 4 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) Kibana
2 1 (25.00%) logstash
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Splunk