Period
to 10 December 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Cloud Native in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cloud Native over the 6 months to 10 December 2019 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 > South East
6 months to
10 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 286 317 343
Rank change year-on-year +31 +26 -
Contract jobs citing Cloud Native 42 72 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.32% 0.42% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.09% 1.37% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 43 20
South East median daily rate £525 £537 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.28% +7.45% -
10th Percentile £469 £463 £474
90th Percentile £700 £638 £675
England median daily rate £556 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +1.14% - +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £35.00 -

Cloud Native is in the Generic IT Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,859 5,262 4,975
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 29.82% 31.00% 29.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,217 3,119 2,874
South East median daily rate £425 £435 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.30% +8.75% -
10th Percentile £200 £253 £210
90th Percentile £604 £588 £570
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 266 213 234
South East median hourly rate £31.00 £20.25 £19.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.09% +4.71% -11.59%
10th Percentile £12.84 £11.60 £10.83
90th Percentile £75.63 £50.00 £47.50
England median hourly rate £23.30 £20.00 £20.60
% change year-on-year +16.50% -2.91% +3.00%

Cloud Native
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Native in the South East

Cloud Native
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 Native in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cloud Native in the South East

Cloud Native
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Native in the South East over the 6 months to 10 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cloud Native in the South East

Cloud Native
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 Native within the South East region over the 6 months to 10 December 2019. 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 +30 14 £675 +22.84% 8
Berkshire +17 14 £675 +8.00% 5
Hampshire +2 11 £575 -5.15% 2
Surrey +55 7 £500 +5.26% 2
West Sussex +2 6 £515 -0.48% 1
East Sussex +19 4 £500 -
Cloud Native
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2019, 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 South East region with a requirement for Cloud Native.

1 34 (80.95%) AWS
2 28 (66.67%) DevOps
3 24 (57.14%) Docker
4 23 (54.76%) Terraform
5 21 (50.00%) Kubernetes
5 21 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (45.24%) Ansible
7 15 (35.71%) Configuration Management
7 15 (35.71%) Puppet
8 14 (33.33%) Azure
9 13 (30.95%) Microservices
10 11 (26.19%) Linux
10 11 (26.19%) Python
11 10 (23.81%) Google
11 10 (23.81%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (23.81%) IaaS
11 10 (23.81%) AWS CloudFormation
11 10 (23.81%) Infrastructure as Code
12 9 (21.43%) GCP
12 9 (21.43%) Big Data
12 9 (21.43%) Software Engineering
13 8 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (19.05%) NoSQL
13 8 (19.05%) Security Cleared
14 7 (16.67%) Apache Hive
14 7 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
14 7 (16.67%) Bash Shell
14 7 (16.67%) Oozie
14 7 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
14 7 (16.67%) Spring

Cloud Native
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 6 (14.29%) Apache Pig
1 6 (14.29%) Apache Spark
1 6 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (9.52%) OpenStack
3 3 (7.14%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (4.76%) Apache Airflow
Cloud Services
1 34 (80.95%) AWS
2 14 (33.33%) Azure
3 10 (23.81%) AWS CloudFormation
3 10 (23.81%) IaaS
4 9 (21.43%) GCP
5 6 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (11.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 5 (11.90%) Amazon ECS
6 5 (11.90%) Amazon S3
7 4 (9.52%) Amazon Glacier
7 4 (9.52%) PaaS
7 4 (9.52%) SaaS
7 4 (9.52%) Serverless
8 3 (7.14%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (7.14%) GitHub
8 3 (7.14%) OpenShift
9 2 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (4.76%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 1 (2.38%) AWS CodePipeline
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) Big Data
2 8 (19.05%) NoSQL
3 7 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (16.67%) Apache Hive
4 6 (14.29%) Hadoop
5 5 (11.90%) HBase
6 3 (7.14%) Snowflake Schema
7 2 (4.76%) MariaDB
7 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
7 2 (4.76%) MySQL
7 2 (4.76%) Presto
7 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
7 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
8 1 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (2.38%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (2.38%) BigQuery
8 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Git (software)
1 5 (11.90%) GitLab
1 5 (11.90%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.76%) Artifactory
3 1 (2.38%) CircleCI
3 1 (2.38%) JIRA
3 1 (2.38%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (11.90%) Public Sector
2 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.76%) Finance
4 1 (2.38%) Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Billing
4 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.38%) Games
4 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Cloud Engineer
2 9 (21.43%) AWS Engineer
2 9 (21.43%) Developer
2 9 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (19.05%) Architect
4 4 (9.52%) AWS Developer
5 3 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 3 (7.14%) AWS Architect
5 3 (7.14%) AWS DevOps
5 3 (7.14%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Cloud Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Systems Architect
6 2 (4.76%) AWS Specialist
6 2 (4.76%) Cloud Native Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Cloud Specialist
6 2 (4.76%) Data Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) Spring
2 5 (11.90%) .NET
2 5 (11.90%) .NET Core
3 4 (9.52%) Node.js
3 4 (9.52%) RESTful
4 3 (7.14%) CSS
4 3 (7.14%) HTML
4 3 (7.14%) Spring Boot
4 3 (7.14%) Web Services
5 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (4.76%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (4.76%) Keycloak
5 2 (4.76%) Velocity
6 1 (2.38%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.38%) HTML5
6 1 (2.38%) Kafka
6 1 (2.38%) Sass
6 1 (2.38%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Public Cloud
2 4 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.52%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (7.14%) User Experience
4 2 (4.76%) Video\Live Streaming
5 1 (2.38%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.38%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.38%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.19%) Linux
2 4 (9.52%) Unix
2 4 (9.52%) Windows
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (66.67%) DevOps
2 21 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (35.71%) Configuration Management
4 13 (30.95%) Microservices
5 10 (23.81%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (23.81%) Infrastructure as Code
6 9 (21.43%) Software Engineering
7 8 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (16.67%) Scrum
9 6 (14.29%) Migration
9 6 (14.29%) TDD
9 6 (14.29%) Workflow
10 5 (11.90%) Auto-Scaling
10 5 (11.90%) Compliance Management
10 5 (11.90%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (11.90%) Deployment Automation
10 5 (11.90%) MapReduce
10 5 (11.90%) Market Research
10 5 (11.90%) Risk and Compliance Management
11 4 (9.52%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.19%) Python
2 7 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 6 (14.29%) Java
4 4 (9.52%) SQL
5 3 (7.14%) C#
5 3 (7.14%) Groovy
5 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.76%) F#
6 2 (4.76%) Java 8
7 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.38%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 24 (57.14%) Docker
2 5 (11.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 5 (11.90%) HDFS
3 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.38%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 23 (54.76%) Terraform
2 21 (50.00%) Kubernetes
3 19 (45.24%) Ansible
4 15 (35.71%) Puppet
5 7 (16.67%) Oozie
5 7 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (9.52%) Prometheus
7 2 (4.76%) Kibana
7 2 (4.76%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) Google
2 2 (4.76%) Atlassian
2 2 (4.76%) New Relic
2 2 (4.76%) VMware
3 1 (2.38%) Dell
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle