Period
to 23 October 2019

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 23 October 2019 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
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 657 551 576
Rank change year-on-year -106 +25 +86
Contract jobs citing Cloud Foundry 139 359 324
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.35% 0.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.10% 2.07% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 233 212
UK median daily rate £575 £550 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% +2.33% +7.50%
10th Percentile £413 £425 £413
90th Percentile £703 £700 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £555 £550 £500
% change year-on-year +1.00% +9.90% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
UK median hourly rate - £33.08 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -10.59% -22.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £33.08 £37.00
% 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 with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 12,627 17,366 16,763
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.91% 16.79% 16.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,147 11,309 10,969
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.12% +5.95%
10th Percentile £263 £270 £263
90th Percentile £626 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 322 411 415
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £21.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.23 £50.00 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.98 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -0.11% +5.00% -2.44%

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 23 October 2019.

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 11 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 23 October 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
England -64 124 £575 - 27
London -5 69 £600 +4.35% 21
UK excluding London -72 66 £555 +1.00% 6
South East +19 34 £550 +4.76% 3
North of England +10 19 £575 -17.86% 2
Yorkshire +33 13 £575 +27.78%
Scotland -28 12 £638 -8.93%
North West -2 5 £388 -44.64% 2
East of England +9 1 £390 -25.71%
South West -6 1 - -
North East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 October 2019, 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 79 (56.83%) Java
2 78 (56.12%) AWS
3 76 (54.68%) DevOps
4 75 (53.96%) Agile Software Development
5 64 (46.04%) Jenkins
6 57 (41.01%) Python
7 50 (35.97%) Ansible
8 49 (35.25%) Microservices
9 48 (34.53%) Spring
10 46 (33.09%) Azure
11 45 (32.37%) Finance
12 44 (31.65%) Docker
13 42 (30.22%) PaaS
14 40 (28.78%) Kubernetes
15 39 (28.06%) Spring Boot
15 39 (28.06%) Scrum
16 36 (25.90%) Git (software)
17 32 (23.02%) Maven
18 30 (21.58%) TDD
19 28 (20.14%) Banking
20 27 (19.42%) JSON
20 27 (19.42%) Test Automation
20 27 (19.42%) Terraform
21 26 (18.71%) REST
22 25 (17.99%) JavaScript
22 25 (17.99%) Linux
22 25 (17.99%) Opscode Chef
22 25 (17.99%) Splunk
23 24 (17.27%) GitHub
24 23 (16.55%) Sonatype Nexus

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 16 (11.51%) OpenStack
2 15 (10.79%) Confluence
3 13 (9.35%) Mule
4 11 (7.91%) nginx
5 8 (5.76%) Tomcat
5 8 (5.76%) WebSphere
6 7 (5.04%) GemFire
7 6 (4.32%) Apache
8 5 (3.60%) Apache Spark
8 5 (3.60%) Camunda
9 2 (1.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (1.44%) Ethereum
9 2 (1.44%) Hyperledger
9 2 (1.44%) IIS
9 2 (1.44%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.72%) Anypoint
10 1 (0.72%) JBoss
10 1 (0.72%) Mule ESB
10 1 (0.72%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.44%) Distributed Ledger
1 2 (1.44%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (1.44%) R3 Corda
1 2 (1.44%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.72%) Magento
2 1 (0.72%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 78 (56.12%) AWS
2 46 (33.09%) Azure
3 42 (30.22%) PaaS
4 24 (17.27%) GitHub
5 22 (15.83%) OpenShift
6 21 (15.11%) npm
7 14 (10.07%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (7.91%) IaaS
8 11 (7.91%) Serverless
8 11 (7.91%) Slack
9 10 (7.19%) Amazon ECS
9 10 (7.19%) GCP
10 9 (6.47%) Amazon S3
10 9 (6.47%) AWS Lambda
10 9 (6.47%) Heroku
11 6 (4.32%) Amazon ELB
11 6 (4.32%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (4.32%) SaaS
12 5 (3.60%) Amazon EMR
12 5 (3.60%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.47%) Firewall
2 8 (5.76%) DSL
3 7 (5.04%) HTTP
4 5 (3.60%) DNS
5 4 (2.88%) AMQP
5 4 (2.88%) Internet
6 2 (1.44%) BIG-IP
6 2 (1.44%) DHCP
6 2 (1.44%) Intranet
6 2 (1.44%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.44%) NetScaler
6 2 (1.44%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
6 2 (1.44%) VPN
7 1 (0.72%) Network Security
7 1 (0.72%) SAN
7 1 (0.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.91%) NoSQL
2 9 (6.47%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (5.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 6 (4.32%) MongoDB
4 6 (4.32%) MySQL
5 5 (3.60%) MariaDB
6 4 (2.88%) Amazon Aurora
6 4 (2.88%) Redis
6 4 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.44%) Aerospike
7 2 (1.44%) Big Data
7 2 (1.44%) Blockchain
7 2 (1.44%) Couchbase
7 2 (1.44%) Hazelcast
7 2 (1.44%) InterSystems Cache
7 2 (1.44%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.44%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.72%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.72%) InfluxDB
8 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 64 (46.04%) Jenkins
2 36 (25.90%) Git (software)
3 32 (23.02%) Maven
4 23 (16.55%) Sonatype Nexus
5 22 (15.83%) Selenium
6 20 (14.39%) JUnit
7 19 (13.67%) JIRA
8 16 (11.51%) Gradle
9 14 (10.07%) Cucumber
10 12 (8.63%) Mockito
10 12 (8.63%) SonarQube
11 11 (7.91%) CircleCI
11 11 (7.91%) gulp
11 11 (7.91%) Travis CI
12 9 (6.47%) GitLab
12 9 (6.47%) TeamCity
13 8 (5.76%) Octopus Deploy
14 6 (4.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 5 (3.60%) Subversion
16 4 (2.88%) Liquibase
General
1 45 (32.37%) Finance
2 28 (20.14%) Banking
3 9 (6.47%) Automotive
4 4 (2.88%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.16%) Law
6 2 (1.44%) Front Office
7 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.72%) Games
7 1 (0.72%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.72%) Publishing
7 1 (0.72%) Retail
7 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (37.41%) Developer
2 35 (25.18%) DevOps Engineer
3 25 (17.99%) Java Developer
4 11 (7.91%) Cloud Engineer
5 10 (7.19%) Python Developer
6 9 (6.47%) Architect
7 7 (5.04%) Senior Developer
8 6 (4.32%) Angular Developer
8 6 (4.32%) AWS Engineer
8 6 (4.32%) Cloud Architect
8 6 (4.32%) Consultant
9 5 (3.60%) Full Stack Developer
9 5 (3.60%) Operations Engineer
9 5 (3.60%) Senior DevOps
10 4 (2.88%) Lead DevOps
10 4 (2.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 4 (2.88%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (2.88%) Technical Leader
11 3 (2.16%) Senior Full Stack Developer
11 3 (2.16%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (34.53%) Spring
2 39 (28.06%) Spring Boot
3 27 (19.42%) JSON
4 26 (18.71%) REST
5 22 (15.83%) AngularJS
6 20 (14.39%) Node.js
7 16 (11.51%) Redux
8 15 (10.79%) WireMock
9 14 (10.07%) RESTful
10 11 (7.91%) Enzyme
10 11 (7.91%) Jest
11 10 (7.19%) Express
11 10 (7.19%) RabbitMQ
12 9 (6.47%) .NET
12 9 (6.47%) CSS
13 8 (5.76%) SOAP
13 8 (5.76%) Swagger
13 8 (5.76%) XML
14 7 (5.04%) Kafka
14 7 (5.04%) React
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.47%) Equities
2 7 (5.04%) Mobile Banking
3 6 (4.32%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.60%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.88%) Cloud Native
5 4 (2.88%) PKI
6 3 (2.16%) User Experience
7 2 (1.44%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.44%) Cyberattack
7 2 (1.44%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (1.44%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.44%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.44%) Reinsurance
8 1 (0.72%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.72%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (0.72%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.72%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.72%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.72%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 25 (17.99%) Linux
2 12 (8.63%) Unix
3 10 (7.19%) Android
4 8 (5.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (5.76%) Windows
5 6 (4.32%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.88%) Windows Server
7 3 (2.16%) Solaris
8 2 (1.44%) AIX
8 2 (1.44%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.72%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (54.68%) DevOps
2 75 (53.96%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (35.25%) Microservices
4 39 (28.06%) Scrum
5 30 (21.58%) TDD
6 27 (19.42%) Test Automation
7 22 (15.83%) Kanban
8 20 (14.39%) Open Source
9 19 (13.67%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 18 (12.95%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (11.51%) Pair Programming
11 16 (11.51%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (10.79%) OO
13 13 (9.35%) Software Engineering
14 12 (8.63%) Investment Management
14 12 (8.63%) Load Balancing
14 12 (8.63%) Risk Management
14 12 (8.63%) Technical Leadership
15 11 (7.91%) API Development
15 11 (7.91%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 79 (56.83%) Java
2 57 (41.01%) Python
3 25 (17.99%) JavaScript
4 18 (12.95%) Ruby
5 17 (12.23%) Groovy
6 15 (10.79%) Go
7 14 (10.07%) SQL
8 11 (7.91%) Java 8
9 10 (7.19%) Bash Shell
9 10 (7.19%) ES6
10 8 (5.76%) Kotlin
10 8 (5.76%) Shell Script
11 6 (4.32%) C#
11 6 (4.32%) Perl
11 6 (4.32%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.44%) Apple Swift
12 2 (1.44%) C++
12 2 (1.44%) PHP
12 2 (1.44%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.72%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (3.60%) SC Cleared
1 5 (3.60%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.16%) Degree
3 2 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.72%) CISSP
4 1 (0.72%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.72%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.72%) OCPJP
4 1 (0.72%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.72%) PSD2
1 1 (0.72%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (31.65%) Docker
2 9 (6.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.32%) vCloud
4 5 (3.60%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.44%) vSphere
6 1 (0.72%) HDFS
6 1 (0.72%) LXC
6 1 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 50 (35.97%) Ansible
2 40 (28.78%) Kubernetes
3 27 (19.42%) Terraform
4 25 (17.99%) Opscode Chef
5 23 (16.55%) Puppet
6 8 (5.76%) Prometheus
7 6 (4.32%) Grafana
8 5 (3.60%) HP SiteScope
8 5 (3.60%) OpenView
9 3 (2.16%) Nagios
9 3 (2.16%) vRealize
9 3 (2.16%) vRealize Orchestrator
10 2 (1.44%) CA Single Sign-On
10 2 (1.44%) Consul
10 2 (1.44%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (1.44%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Satellite
11 1 (0.72%) Salt
11 1 (0.72%) yum
Vendors
1 25 (17.99%) Splunk
2 21 (15.11%) Oracle
3 19 (13.67%) AppDynamics
4 15 (10.79%) F5
5 12 (8.63%) Microsoft
6 11 (7.91%) VMware
7 10 (7.19%) Blue Coat
7 10 (7.19%) IBM
7 10 (7.19%) New Relic
8 8 (5.76%) Google
8 8 (5.76%) MuleSoft
9 5 (3.60%) HP
10 3 (2.16%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.44%) Adobe
11 2 (1.44%) CA
11 2 (1.44%) Charles River
11 2 (1.44%) Citrix
11 2 (1.44%) EMC
11 2 (1.44%) NetApp
11 2 (1.44%) Planview