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 3 months to 30 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.

Cloud Foundry
England / South East
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 239 225 -
Rank change year-on-year -14 -  
Contract jobs citing Cloud Foundry 9 42 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.11% 0.45% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.70% 2.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 36 0
Median daily rate £475 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.63% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £510 £550 £450
% change year-on-year -7.27% +22.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
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 South East with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1286 1651 1656
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 16.24% 17.56% 16.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 727 1076 922
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 48 77
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.71% -7.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.60 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £48.50 £42.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year - +3.91%  

Cloud Foundry
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 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 3 months to 30 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
Buckinghamshire - 3 £475 -
West Sussex - 2 - -
Surrey +5 1 - -
Hampshire -3 1 - -
Cloud Foundry
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 South East region with a requirement for Cloud Foundry.

1 14 (77.78%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (72.22%) Java
3 8 (44.44%) TDD
3 8 (44.44%) Git (software)
3 8 (44.44%) Jenkins
3 8 (44.44%) Ansible
4 7 (38.89%) PaaS
4 7 (38.89%) Degree
5 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (33.33%) Spring
5 6 (33.33%) Web Services
5 6 (33.33%) DevOps
5 6 (33.33%) Spring Boot
6 5 (27.78%) Go
6 5 (27.78%) Bash Shell
6 5 (27.78%) Splunk
6 5 (27.78%) Linux
6 5 (27.78%) Python
6 5 (27.78%) Maven
6 5 (27.78%) Ruby
6 5 (27.78%) QA
7 4 (22.22%) Groovy
7 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 4 (22.22%) Oracle
7 4 (22.22%) JUnit
7 4 (22.22%) PHP
7 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
7 4 (22.22%) HBase
7 4 (22.22%) Gradle
7 4 (22.22%) Kafka

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 4 (22.22%) Apache Spark
2 3 (16.67%) GemFire
2 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 2 (11.11%) Apache
4 1 (5.56%) Apache Solr
4 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (5.56%) JBoss
4 1 (5.56%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 14 (77.78%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (38.89%) PaaS
3 4 (22.22%) GitHub
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (5.56%) Heroku
5 1 (5.56%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Hadoop
1 4 (22.22%) HBase
2 2 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (11.11%) Apache Hive
2 2 (11.11%) Big Data
2 2 (11.11%) OLTP
3 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.56%) Redis
3 1 (5.56%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Git (software)
1 8 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 5 (27.78%) Maven
3 4 (22.22%) Gradle
3 4 (22.22%) JUnit
4 2 (11.11%) Eclipse
4 2 (11.11%) Selenium
5 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
5 1 (5.56%) GitLab
5 1 (5.56%) IntelliJ
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Automation Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Automation Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Big Data Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Cloud Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) DevOps Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Server Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Java Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) Spring
1 6 (33.33%) Spring Boot
1 6 (33.33%) Web Services
2 4 (22.22%) Kafka
3 3 (16.67%) JSON
4 2 (11.11%) Middleware
4 2 (11.11%) Spark Streaming
4 2 (11.11%) Spring Integration
5 1 (5.56%) .NET
5 1 (5.56%) Apache Camel
5 1 (5.56%) Gherkin
5 1 (5.56%) J2EE
5 1 (5.56%) Node.js
5 1 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (5.56%) REST
5 1 (5.56%) RESTful
5 1 (5.56%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (11.11%) Virtual Team
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Unix
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) TDD
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) DevOps
3 4 (22.22%) Microservices
3 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 3 (16.67%) BDD
4 3 (16.67%) Benchmarking
4 3 (16.67%) Kanban
4 3 (16.67%) Validation
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (11.11%) Scrum
5 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 2 (11.11%) User Stories
6 1 (5.56%) API Design
6 1 (5.56%) API Development
6 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.56%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 1 (5.56%) Strategic Management
6 1 (5.56%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) Java
2 5 (27.78%) Bash Shell
2 5 (27.78%) Go
2 5 (27.78%) Python
2 5 (27.78%) Ruby
3 4 (22.22%) Groovy
3 4 (22.22%) PHP
3 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.56%) Scala
4 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) QA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) HDFS
2 2 (11.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (11.11%) Docker
3 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Splunk
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) AppDynamics
3 2 (11.11%) Cloudera
3 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) Hortonworks