Period
to 16 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 16 February 2020 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
UK
6 months to
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 581 563 543
Rank change year-on-year -18 -20 +83
Contract jobs citing Cloud Foundry 143 332 375
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.34% 0.37%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.46% 2.07% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 232 239
UK median daily rate £575 £575 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.52% -4.55%
10th Percentile £422 £450 £411
90th Percentile £700 £700 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £575 £500
% change year-on-year -13.04% +15.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
UK median hourly rate - £33.08 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -26.49% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £33.08 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -26.49% -

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 with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 9,770 16,016 16,500
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.36% 16.27% 16.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,264 10,348 10,990
UK median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £260 £280 £263
90th Percentile £638 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 342 394
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -3.18%
10th Percentile £11.40 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.75 £47.80 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £18.30
% change year-on-year +8.57% -4.38% -6.14%

Cloud Foundry
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Cloud Foundry as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Foundry in the UK

Cloud Foundry
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cloud Foundry in the UK

Cloud Foundry
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Foundry over the 6 months to 16 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cloud Foundry in the UK

Cloud Foundry
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cloud Foundry in the UK

Cloud Foundry
Top 12 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 16 February 2020. 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
England +12 121 £575 -4.17% 25
London +38 86 £600 +0.04% 13
UK excluding London +6 51 £500 -13.04% 16
South East +53 19 £500 -13.04% 6
North of England +35 16 £500 -28.57% 4
Scotland -30 9 £700 - 4
Wales +33 8 £485 -
Yorkshire +43 7 £613 +11.36% 1
North West +27 5 £375 -46.43% 3
North East +23 4 £500 +17.65%
South West +27 2 £700 +40.00% 1
Northern Ireland +4 1 - -

For the 6 months to 16 February 2020, 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 with a requirement for Cloud Foundry.

1 75 (52.45%) Java
2 69 (48.25%) Python
3 64 (44.76%) DevOps
4 62 (43.36%) Microservices
4 62 (43.36%) AWS
5 61 (42.66%) Agile Software Development
6 60 (41.96%) Azure
7 52 (36.36%) Jenkins
7 52 (36.36%) Kubernetes
8 43 (30.07%) Ansible
9 42 (29.37%) Finance
10 41 (28.67%) Spring
11 37 (25.87%) Git (software)
12 35 (24.48%) PaaS
13 32 (22.38%) Docker
13 32 (22.38%) Spring Boot
14 31 (21.68%) Terraform
15 29 (20.28%) Oracle
16 28 (19.58%) Opscode Chef
17 27 (18.88%) OO
18 26 (18.18%) Maven
18 26 (18.18%) TDD
18 26 (18.18%) Cloud Native
19 25 (17.48%) Puppet
20 24 (16.78%) JavaScript
20 24 (16.78%) .NET
21 23 (16.08%) Continuous Integration
22 21 (14.69%) Investment Management
22 21 (14.69%) AngularJS
23 20 (13.99%) SOA

Cloud Foundry
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 14 (9.79%) nginx
1 14 (9.79%) OpenStack
2 10 (6.99%) Apache
3 9 (6.29%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.50%) Apache Spark
4 5 (3.50%) GemFire
4 5 (3.50%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.10%) Confluence
5 3 (2.10%) Mule
6 2 (1.40%) Camunda
6 2 (1.40%) Ethereum
6 2 (1.40%) Hyperledger
6 2 (1.40%) IIS
7 1 (0.70%) JBoss
7 1 (0.70%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 2 (1.40%) Distributed Ledger
1 2 (1.40%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (1.40%) R3 Corda
1 2 (1.40%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 62 (43.36%) AWS
2 60 (41.96%) Azure
3 35 (24.48%) PaaS
4 18 (12.59%) GCP
4 18 (12.59%) npm
4 18 (12.59%) OpenShift
5 12 (8.39%) Amazon S3
6 11 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (7.69%) Amazon ECS
6 11 (7.69%) GitHub
6 11 (7.69%) IaaS
6 11 (7.69%) SaaS
7 8 (5.59%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (5.59%) IBM Cloud
8 7 (4.90%) Amazon ELB
9 6 (4.20%) CloudFront
9 6 (4.20%) Serverless
10 5 (3.50%) Amazon EMR
10 5 (3.50%) AWS Lambda
10 5 (3.50%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.20%) DSL
2 4 (2.80%) Firewall
3 3 (2.10%) SAN
4 2 (1.40%) BIG-IP
4 2 (1.40%) HTTP
4 2 (1.40%) NetScaler
4 2 (1.40%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
4 2 (1.40%) VPN
5 1 (0.70%) AMQP
5 1 (0.70%) DNS
5 1 (0.70%) Internet
5 1 (0.70%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.70%) Network Security
5 1 (0.70%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.99%) MySQL
2 8 (5.59%) Relational Database
3 7 (4.90%) MongoDB
3 7 (4.90%) NoSQL
3 7 (4.90%) Redis
4 5 (3.50%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (3.50%) MariaDB
5 4 (2.80%) Amazon Aurora
5 4 (2.80%) RDBMS
5 4 (2.80%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.10%) Neo4j
7 2 (1.40%) Aerospike
7 2 (1.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.40%) Blockchain
7 2 (1.40%) Cosmos DB
7 2 (1.40%) Couchbase
7 2 (1.40%) Data Lake
7 2 (1.40%) Hazelcast
7 2 (1.40%) HBase
7 2 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 52 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 37 (25.87%) Git (software)
3 26 (18.18%) Maven
4 19 (13.29%) Gradle
5 15 (10.49%) gulp
6 13 (9.09%) JIRA
7 12 (8.39%) CircleCI
7 12 (8.39%) JUnit
7 12 (8.39%) TeamCity
7 12 (8.39%) Travis CI
8 11 (7.69%) Sonatype Nexus
9 10 (6.99%) Selenium
9 10 (6.99%) Subversion
10 9 (6.29%) Spinnaker
11 8 (5.59%) Cucumber
12 7 (4.90%) Octopus Deploy
13 6 (4.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 5 (3.50%) GitLab
14 5 (3.50%) Liquibase
15 4 (2.80%) webpack
General
1 42 (29.37%) Finance
2 18 (12.59%) Banking
3 5 (3.50%) Front Office
4 2 (1.40%) Automotive
4 2 (1.40%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.40%) Public Sector
5 1 (0.70%) Electronics
5 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.70%) Marketing
5 1 (0.70%) Military
5 1 (0.70%) Publishing
5 1 (0.70%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 69 (48.25%) Developer
2 31 (21.68%) DevOps Engineer
3 21 (14.69%) Java Developer
4 17 (11.89%) Python Developer
5 13 (9.09%) Architect
6 12 (8.39%) Full Stack Developer
7 11 (7.69%) .NET Developer
7 11 (7.69%) Senior Developer
8 8 (5.59%) Cloud Engineer
8 8 (5.59%) Software Engineer
9 7 (4.90%) Cloud Architect
9 7 (4.90%) Consultant
10 6 (4.20%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (3.50%) Angular Developer
12 4 (2.80%) AWS Engineer
12 4 (2.80%) Cloud Developer
12 4 (2.80%) Kubernetes Engineer
13 3 (2.10%) EMC Storage Consultant
13 3 (2.10%) SAN Storage Consultant
13 3 (2.10%) Storage Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (28.67%) Spring
2 32 (22.38%) Spring Boot
3 24 (16.78%) .NET
4 21 (14.69%) AngularJS
5 17 (11.89%) .NET Framework
6 16 (11.19%) CSS
6 16 (11.19%) RESTful
7 13 (9.09%) React
8 11 (7.69%) HTML
8 11 (7.69%) Kafka
9 10 (6.99%) Node.js
10 9 (6.29%) JSON
10 9 (6.29%) RabbitMQ
10 9 (6.29%) Web Services
11 8 (5.59%) Sass
12 7 (4.90%) Apache Camel
12 7 (4.90%) Express
12 7 (4.90%) HTML5
12 7 (4.90%) Vue.js
12 7 (4.90%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.18%) Cloud Native
2 15 (10.49%) Equities
3 9 (6.29%) Data Structures
4 7 (4.90%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.10%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.10%) EMC VMAX
5 3 (2.10%) PKI
6 2 (1.40%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.40%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.70%) Cyberattack
7 1 (0.70%) Derivative
7 1 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.70%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.70%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.70%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (13.29%) Linux
2 15 (10.49%) Unix
3 6 (4.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.80%) Windows
5 3 (2.10%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.40%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.40%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (44.76%) DevOps
2 62 (43.36%) Microservices
3 61 (42.66%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (18.88%) OO
5 26 (18.18%) TDD
6 23 (16.08%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (14.69%) Investment Management
8 20 (13.99%) SOA
9 19 (13.29%) Open Source
9 19 (13.29%) Scrum
10 18 (12.59%) The Twelve-Factor App
11 17 (11.89%) Software Engineering
12 16 (11.19%) Kanban
12 16 (11.19%) Mathematics
12 16 (11.19%) OOD
13 15 (10.49%) Quantitative Finance
13 15 (10.49%) Stakeholder Management
14 13 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
14 13 (9.09%) Infrastructure as Code
14 13 (9.09%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 75 (52.45%) Java
2 69 (48.25%) Python
3 24 (16.78%) JavaScript
4 20 (13.99%) Groovy
5 13 (9.09%) SQL
6 11 (7.69%) Ruby
7 10 (6.99%) Go
8 7 (4.90%) Kotlin
8 7 (4.90%) Shell Script
9 6 (4.20%) ES6
10 5 (3.50%) C#
10 5 (3.50%) PHP
10 5 (3.50%) TypeScript
11 3 (2.10%) ES7
11 3 (2.10%) ES8
11 3 (2.10%) Java 8
11 3 (2.10%) Perl
12 2 (1.40%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.40%) C++
13 1 (0.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (8.39%) Security Cleared
2 11 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.40%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.40%) Degree
4 1 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.70%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.70%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 32 (22.38%) Docker
2 2 (1.40%) HDFS
2 2 (1.40%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.70%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 52 (36.36%) Kubernetes
2 43 (30.07%) Ansible
3 31 (21.68%) Terraform
4 28 (19.58%) Opscode Chef
5 25 (17.48%) Puppet
6 7 (4.90%) Prometheus
7 3 (2.10%) Grafana
7 3 (2.10%) Nagios
7 3 (2.10%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (1.40%) CA Single Sign-On
8 2 (1.40%) Consul
9 1 (0.70%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.70%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.70%) HP SiteScope
9 1 (0.70%) OpenView
9 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 29 (20.28%) Oracle
2 14 (9.79%) Google
3 13 (9.09%) Splunk
4 10 (6.99%) IBM
4 10 (6.99%) Microsoft
5 8 (5.59%) AppDynamics
6 7 (4.90%) F5
7 5 (3.50%) CA
7 5 (3.50%) Charles River
8 3 (2.10%) Blue Coat
8 3 (2.10%) CA Agile Central
8 3 (2.10%) Citrix
8 3 (2.10%) EMC
8 3 (2.10%) MuleSoft
8 3 (2.10%) NetApp
8 3 (2.10%) New Relic
8 3 (2.10%) TOWER Software
8 3 (2.10%) Veritas
8 3 (2.10%) VMware
9 2 (1.40%) Databricks