Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 6 months to 14 December 2018 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.

Cloud Foundry
England > South East
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 325 258 343
Rank change year-on-year -67 +85 +36
Contract jobs citing Cloud Foundry 57 117 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.34% 0.70% 0.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.91% 3.93% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 70 18
South East median daily rate £550 £500 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £475 £359 £403
90th Percentile £608 £525 £638
England median daily rate £600 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +20.00% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
South East median hourly rate - £45.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.26% -
England median hourly rate £33.08 £41.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year -19.32% -13.68% -

Cloud Foundry is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 2,990 2,978 2,925
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.70% 17.71% 17.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,777 1,753 1,733
South East median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +3.90%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £233
90th Percentile £575 £565 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 112 113
South East median hourly rate £26.65 £19.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.26% -15.56% +28.57%
10th Percentile £12.05 £11.31 £12.25
90th Percentile £50.20 £48.75 £57.35
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +5.26%

Cloud Foundry
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Cloud Foundry as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Foundry in the South East

Cloud Foundry
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cloud Foundry in the South East

Cloud Foundry
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Foundry in the South East over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cloud Foundry in the South East

Cloud Foundry
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Foundry in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cloud Foundry in the South East

Cloud Foundry
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 14 December 2018. 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
Surrey -10 21 £575 +21.05% 1
Hampshire -27 20 £500 +24.84%
Thames Valley -34 14 £550 +9.90%
Buckinghamshire -33 11 £525 +4.95%
Berkshire -11 3 £650 +30.00%
West Sussex -19 1 £488 +47.73%
Middlesex - 1 - -
Cloud Foundry
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cloud Foundry 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 South East region with a requirement for Cloud Foundry.

1 38 (66.67%) DevOps
2 32 (56.14%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (56.14%) Jenkins
3 31 (54.39%) Amazon AWS
4 29 (50.88%) Finance
4 29 (50.88%) Java
5 27 (47.37%) Ansible
6 25 (43.86%) Test Automation
7 24 (42.11%) Git (software)
8 23 (40.35%) Groovy
8 23 (40.35%) Opscode Chef
8 23 (40.35%) Sonatype Nexus
9 21 (36.84%) DSL
10 18 (31.58%) TDD
11 17 (29.82%) Linux
12 16 (28.07%) Scrum
12 16 (28.07%) PaaS
13 15 (26.32%) GitHub
14 14 (24.56%) Subversion
14 14 (24.56%) Spring
15 13 (22.81%) Python
15 13 (22.81%) Docker
16 12 (21.05%) Spring Boot
16 12 (21.05%) Cucumber
16 12 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
17 11 (19.30%) SonarQube
18 10 (17.54%) Puppet
19 9 (15.79%) Kafka
19 9 (15.79%) JSON
19 9 (15.79%) BDD

Cloud Foundry
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 9 (15.79%) Apache Spark
2 5 (8.77%) GemFire
3 4 (7.02%) Apache
4 2 (3.51%) nginx
5 1 (1.75%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 31 (54.39%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (28.07%) PaaS
3 15 (26.32%) GitHub
4 7 (12.28%) OpenShift
5 6 (10.53%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (3.51%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (3.51%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (3.51%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (3.51%) Amazon Kinesis
7 2 (3.51%) Amazon S3
8 1 (1.75%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 21 (36.84%) DSL
2 5 (8.77%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (1.75%) DNS
3 1 (1.75%) Firewall
3 1 (1.75%) HTTP
3 1 (1.75%) NAS
3 1 (1.75%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) Hadoop
1 7 (12.28%) HBase
2 4 (7.02%) Big Data
3 3 (5.26%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.51%) Apache Hive
4 2 (3.51%) OLTP
4 2 (3.51%) Redis
4 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.75%) DB2
5 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 32 (56.14%) Jenkins
2 24 (42.11%) Git (software)
3 23 (40.35%) Sonatype Nexus
4 14 (24.56%) Subversion
5 12 (21.05%) Cucumber
6 11 (19.30%) SonarQube
7 9 (15.79%) Maven
8 7 (12.28%) Gradle
9 5 (8.77%) JMeter
10 4 (7.02%) Eclipse
10 4 (7.02%) IntelliJ
10 4 (7.02%) JBehave
10 4 (7.02%) JUnit
11 3 (5.26%) git-flow
11 3 (5.26%) gulp
12 2 (3.51%) Protractor
12 2 (3.51%) Selenium
13 1 (1.75%) CF BOSH
13 1 (1.75%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 29 (50.88%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Automotive
2 3 (5.26%) Banking
2 3 (5.26%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 25 (43.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (22.81%) Developer
2 13 (22.81%) Senior DevOps
2 13 (22.81%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 8 (14.04%) Cloud Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) Test Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) ForgeRock Developer
5 5 (8.77%) IAM Developer
5 5 (8.77%) Java Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Java Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) DevOps Consultant
7 3 (5.26%) Java Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Java Software Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Java Technical Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Senior Ruby Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (24.56%) Spring
2 12 (21.05%) Spring Boot
3 9 (15.79%) JSON
3 9 (15.79%) Kafka
3 9 (15.79%) RESTful
4 7 (12.28%) RabbitMQ
4 7 (12.28%) Spring Cloud
5 5 (8.77%) OAuth
5 5 (8.77%) OAuth2
5 5 (8.77%) REST
5 5 (8.77%) SAML
5 5 (8.77%) XML
6 4 (7.02%) Middleware
7 3 (5.26%) Java EE
7 3 (5.26%) Node.js
7 3 (5.26%) Web Services
8 2 (3.51%) J2EE
8 2 (3.51%) Spark Streaming
8 2 (3.51%) Spring Integration
8 2 (3.51%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (7.02%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (7.02%) Virtual Team
3 3 (5.26%) Cloud Native
4 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.51%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 17 (29.82%) Linux
2 9 (15.79%) Unix
3 3 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (66.67%) DevOps
2 32 (56.14%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (43.86%) Test Automation
4 18 (31.58%) TDD
5 16 (28.07%) Scrum
6 12 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (15.79%) BDD
7 9 (15.79%) Microservices
8 8 (14.04%) Collaborative Working
9 7 (12.28%) Acceptance Criteria
9 7 (12.28%) ATDD
10 6 (10.53%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 6 (10.53%) High Availability
11 5 (8.77%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (8.77%) Continuous Deployment
11 5 (8.77%) Kanban
11 5 (8.77%) Multi-Factor Authentication
11 5 (8.77%) Non-Functional Testing
11 5 (8.77%) Process Improvement
11 5 (8.77%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 29 (50.88%) Java
2 23 (40.35%) Groovy
3 13 (22.81%) Python
4 8 (14.04%) Bash Shell
5 6 (10.53%) Ruby
6 5 (8.77%) Shell Script
7 4 (7.02%) Go
7 4 (7.02%) Korn
8 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
8 3 (5.26%) PHP
9 2 (3.51%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) ISTQB
2 4 (7.02%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (7.02%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) QA
System Software
1 13 (22.81%) Docker
2 7 (12.28%) HDFS
3 5 (8.77%) OpenAM
3 5 (8.77%) OpenDJ
4 4 (7.02%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (3.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 27 (47.37%) Ansible
2 23 (40.35%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (17.54%) Puppet
4 6 (10.53%) Terraform
5 5 (8.77%) Kubernetes
5 5 (8.77%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.75%) Mesos
Vendors
1 8 (14.04%) Splunk
2 6 (10.53%) Oracle
3 5 (8.77%) Dynatrace
3 5 (8.77%) ForgeRock
3 5 (8.77%) Google
4 2 (3.51%) F5