Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Thames Valley 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 19 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
South East > Thames Valley
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 207 190 240
Rank change year-on-year -17 +50 +19
Contract jobs citing Cloud Foundry 34 59 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 0.48% 0.80% 0.013%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.14% 4.45% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 50 0
Thames Valley median daily rate £550 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.90% - -
South East median daily rate £525 £500 £650
% change year-on-year +5.00% -23.08% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Thames Valley median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £47.50

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 Thames Valley with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Thames Valley
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1,082 1,325 1,484
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 15.43% 17.88% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 640 713 877
Thames Valley median daily rate £420 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% - +9.68%
10th Percentile £299 £275 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £438 £401 £413
% change year-on-year +9.24% -2.91% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 47 52
Thames Valley median hourly rate £20.00 £12.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% - -28.57%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.40 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £38.60 £37.18
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £17.49 £20.83
% change year-on-year +28.64% -16.02% +4.14%

Cloud Foundry
Job Vacancy Trend in the Thames Valley

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

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Foundry in the Thames Valley

Cloud Foundry
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Thames Valley

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cloud Foundry in the Thames Valley

Cloud Foundry
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Thames Valley

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Foundry in the Thames Valley over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cloud Foundry in the Thames Valley

Cloud Foundry
Contract Job Locations in the Thames Valley

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 Thames Valley region over the 6 months to 19 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
Buckinghamshire -12 30 £537 +7.45%
Berkshire -1 3 £650 +30.00% 2
Oxfordshire - 1 £550 -
Cloud Foundry
South East

For the 6 months to 19 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 Thames Valley region with a requirement for Cloud Foundry.

1 28 (82.35%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (50.00%) Java
3 15 (44.12%) TDD
3 15 (44.12%) DevOps
4 14 (41.18%) Finance
5 12 (35.29%) Ruby
5 12 (35.29%) Capacity Planning
5 12 (35.29%) High Availability
6 11 (32.35%) PaaS
6 11 (32.35%) Ansible
6 11 (32.35%) Python
7 10 (29.41%) Google
7 10 (29.41%) Banking
7 10 (29.41%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (23.53%) Jenkins
8 8 (23.53%) Pair Programming
8 8 (23.53%) Cloud Native
9 7 (20.59%) Software Engineering
9 7 (20.59%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (20.59%) Terraform
9 7 (20.59%) Docker
10 6 (17.65%) Puppet
11 5 (14.71%) Go
12 4 (11.76%) Automotive
12 4 (11.76%) Linux
12 4 (11.76%) Retail Banking
12 4 (11.76%) Microservices
12 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
12 4 (11.76%) BDD
12 4 (11.76%) Bash Shell

Cloud Foundry
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Thames Valley 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:

Cloud Services
1 28 (82.35%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (32.35%) PaaS
3 10 (29.41%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (11.76%) OpenShift
5 3 (8.82%) GitHub
5 3 (8.82%) Heroku
6 1 (2.94%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (2.94%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.94%) Redis
1 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.82%) Maven
3 1 (2.94%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 14 (41.18%) Finance
2 10 (29.41%) Banking
3 4 (11.76%) Automotive
3 4 (11.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (64.71%) Cloud Engineer
2 10 (29.41%) AWS Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Developer
3 5 (14.71%) Java Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Java Software Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Platform Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Ruby Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Senior Java Software Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Senior Ruby Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Senior Software Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Software Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) DevOps Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) DevOps Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) Java Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) Spring
1 3 (8.82%) Spring Boot
1 3 (8.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Linux
2 3 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) DevOps
1 15 (44.12%) TDD
2 12 (35.29%) Capacity Planning
2 12 (35.29%) High Availability
3 8 (23.53%) Pair Programming
4 7 (20.59%) Software Engineering
5 4 (11.76%) BDD
5 4 (11.76%) Microservices
6 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (8.82%) Deployment Automation
7 1 (2.94%) Kanban
7 1 (2.94%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) Java
2 12 (35.29%) Ruby
3 11 (32.35%) Python
4 5 (14.71%) Go
5 4 (11.76%) Bash Shell
6 3 (8.82%) Groovy
6 3 (8.82%) PHP
7 1 (2.94%) Java 8
System Software
1 7 (20.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (32.35%) Ansible
2 7 (20.59%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (20.59%) Terraform
3 6 (17.65%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Google
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle
2 3 (8.82%) Splunk