Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 300 291 322
Rank change year-on-year -9 +31 +62
Contract jobs citing Cloud Foundry 90 86 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.54% 0.52% 0.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.16% 3.04% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 58 32
South East median daily rate £525 £500 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -23.08% -
10th Percentile £475 £400 £428
90th Percentile £600 £625 £775
England median daily rate £550 £550 £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
South East median hourly rate - - £47.50
England median hourly rate £33.08 £37.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year -10.59% -22.11% -

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 2,851 2,828 3,299
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.21% 17.23% 18.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,761 1,684 2,050
South East median daily rate £438 £401 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.24% -2.91% +10.00%
10th Percentile £300 £250 £256
90th Percentile £575 £548 £550
England median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 89 129
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -14.63% +2.50%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.15 £12.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £57.50
England median hourly rate £21.29 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +3.84% +2.50% -

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 20 September 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 20 September 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
Thames Valley -22 34 £550 +9.90% 2
Surrey +2 31 £500 +17.65% 5
Buckinghamshire -20 30 £537 +7.45%
Hampshire -18 23 £525 +31.09% 2
Berkshire -11 3 £650 +30.00% 2
West Sussex - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £550 -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Cloud Foundry
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 59 (65.56%) Java
2 49 (54.44%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (52.22%) TDD
4 44 (48.89%) Amazon AWS
5 43 (47.78%) DevOps
6 40 (44.44%) Scrum
7 39 (43.33%) Jenkins
8 32 (35.56%) Finance
9 31 (34.44%) Microservices
10 30 (33.33%) PaaS
11 29 (32.22%) Spring
11 29 (32.22%) Linux
12 26 (28.89%) Test Automation
13 25 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
14 24 (26.67%) Docker
15 23 (25.56%) Cucumber
15 23 (25.56%) Kafka
15 23 (25.56%) Spring Cloud
16 22 (24.44%) BDD
16 22 (24.44%) Git (software)
17 21 (23.33%) Ansible
18 20 (22.22%) GitHub
18 20 (22.22%) Spring Boot
19 19 (21.11%) HDFS
19 19 (21.11%) JSON
19 19 (21.11%) RabbitMQ
19 19 (21.11%) HBase
19 19 (21.11%) Unix
20 18 (20.00%) RESTful
21 16 (17.78%) Kanban

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 15 (16.67%) Apache Spark
2 11 (12.22%) Apache
2 11 (12.22%) GemFire
3 1 (1.11%) JBoss
3 1 (1.11%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 44 (48.89%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (33.33%) PaaS
3 20 (22.22%) GitHub
4 10 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (6.67%) OpenShift
6 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (3.33%) Heroku
8 1 (1.11%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (1.11%) IaaS
8 1 (1.11%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.22%) DSL
2 6 (6.67%) HTTP
3 1 (1.11%) DNS
3 1 (1.11%) Firewall
3 1 (1.11%) NAS
3 1 (1.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.11%) HBase
2 13 (14.44%) Hadoop
3 11 (12.22%) Big Data
4 10 (11.11%) Apache Hive
5 8 (8.89%) MongoDB
6 7 (7.78%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (7.78%) Redis
6 7 (7.78%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.22%) OLTP
8 1 (1.11%) DB2
8 1 (1.11%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.11%) Parquet
8 1 (1.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 39 (43.33%) Jenkins
2 23 (25.56%) Cucumber
3 22 (24.44%) Git (software)
4 15 (16.67%) Sonatype Nexus
5 10 (11.11%) Eclipse
5 10 (11.11%) IntelliJ
5 10 (11.11%) JUnit
5 10 (11.11%) Subversion
6 7 (7.78%) Selenium
7 5 (5.56%) gulp
8 4 (4.44%) Gradle
8 4 (4.44%) Maven
8 4 (4.44%) Protractor
9 3 (3.33%) git-flow
9 3 (3.33%) SonarQube
10 2 (2.22%) JBehave
11 1 (1.11%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 32 (35.56%) Finance
2 10 (11.11%) Banking
3 4 (4.44%) Automotive
3 4 (4.44%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 24 (26.67%) Developer
2 23 (25.56%) DevOps Engineer
3 22 (24.44%) Cloud Engineer
4 17 (18.89%) Java Developer
5 14 (15.56%) Java Engineer
6 10 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
6 10 (11.11%) Senior DevOps
6 10 (11.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 8 (8.89%) Senior Developer
7 8 (8.89%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (6.67%) Architect
9 5 (5.56%) Java Architect
9 5 (5.56%) Java Technical Architect
9 5 (5.56%) Software Developer
9 5 (5.56%) Technical Architect
10 4 (4.44%) Development Engineer
10 4 (4.44%) Lead Java Developer
10 4 (4.44%) Platform Engineer
10 4 (4.44%) Ruby Developer
10 4 (4.44%) Senior Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (32.22%) Spring
2 23 (25.56%) Kafka
2 23 (25.56%) Spring Cloud
3 20 (22.22%) Spring Boot
4 19 (21.11%) JSON
4 19 (21.11%) RabbitMQ
5 18 (20.00%) RESTful
6 16 (17.78%) REST
7 14 (15.56%) OAuth
7 14 (15.56%) OAuth2
8 10 (11.11%) Middleware
9 8 (8.89%) Gherkin
9 8 (8.89%) XML
10 7 (7.78%) AngularJS
11 4 (4.44%) Java EE
11 4 (4.44%) Node.js
11 4 (4.44%) WireMock
12 3 (3.33%) Web Services
13 2 (2.22%) J2EE
13 2 (2.22%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.22%) Linux Command Line
1 11 (12.22%) Virtual Team
2 8 (8.89%) Cloud Native
2 8 (8.89%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.22%) Fintech
5 1 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 29 (32.22%) Linux
2 19 (21.11%) Unix
3 3 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (54.44%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (52.22%) TDD
3 43 (47.78%) DevOps
4 40 (44.44%) Scrum
5 31 (34.44%) Microservices
6 26 (28.89%) Test Automation
7 22 (24.44%) BDD
8 16 (17.78%) ATDD
8 16 (17.78%) Kanban
9 15 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 12 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
10 12 (13.33%) Collaborative Working
10 12 (13.33%) High Availability
10 12 (13.33%) OO
10 12 (13.33%) OOP
11 11 (12.22%) Capacity Management
11 11 (12.22%) Software Testing
12 10 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (11.11%) Open Source
12 10 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 59 (65.56%) Java
2 14 (15.56%) Groovy
3 13 (14.44%) Python
4 12 (13.33%) Java 8
4 12 (13.33%) Ruby
5 11 (12.22%) Shell Script
6 5 (5.56%) Bash Shell
6 5 (5.56%) Go
6 5 (5.56%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (8.89%) ISTQB
2 4 (4.44%) Degree
3 3 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.11%) OCA
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 24 (26.67%) Docker
2 19 (21.11%) HDFS
3 11 (12.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 5 (5.56%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 25 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (23.33%) Ansible
3 12 (13.33%) Puppet
4 7 (7.78%) Terraform
5 1 (1.11%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (1.11%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.11%) Mesos
Vendors
1 10 (11.11%) Google
2 8 (8.89%) Oracle
3 3 (3.33%) Splunk
4 1 (1.11%) F5