Period
to 25 September 2017

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 25 September 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
UK
6 months to
25 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 521 636 837
Rank change year-on-year +115 +201 +11
Contract jobs citing Cloud Foundry 359 252 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.24% 0.047%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.19% 1.28% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 167 33
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.00% -2.20%
10th Percentile £425 £392 £403
90th Percentile £725 £725 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £550 £450
% change year-on-year -9.09% +22.22% -35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
UK median hourly rate £37.00 £47.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.11% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £47.50 -
% change year-on-year -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 16413 19685 20519
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.71% 18.58% 17.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 10640 12986 12921
UK median daily rate £438 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £225
90th Percentile £600 £588 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 418 496 672
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £45.00 £42.02
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.73 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.52% +3.65% +14.29%

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 25 September 2017.

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 13 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 25 September 2017. 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 +124 341 £550 - 9
London +37 189 £600 +14.29% 7
UK excluding London +121 168 £500 -9.09% 2
South East +56 87 £500 -23.08% 1
East of England +5 21 £450 +24.14%
West Midlands - 20 £550 - 1
Midlands - 20 £550 - 1
North of England +54 15 £525 -
Scotland - 13 £450 -
North West +43 9 £499 -
South West +19 9 £650 -
Yorkshire +17 6 £575 +9.52%
Wales -8 3 £625 +28.21%

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 with a requirement for Cloud Foundry.

1 238 (66.30%) Java
2 207 (57.66%) DevOps
3 191 (53.20%) Amazon AWS
4 180 (50.14%) PaaS
5 177 (49.30%) Agile Software Development
6 139 (38.72%) Ansible
7 133 (37.05%) Jenkins
8 128 (35.65%) Microservices
9 124 (34.54%) Spring
10 109 (30.36%) TDD
11 108 (30.08%) Linux
12 107 (29.81%) Opscode Chef
13 105 (29.25%) Puppet
14 101 (28.13%) Python
15 100 (27.86%) Microsoft Azure
16 93 (25.91%) Open Source
17 92 (25.63%) Spring Boot
18 87 (24.23%) Ruby
19 86 (23.96%) Continuous Integration
20 84 (23.40%) Go
21 83 (23.12%) Docker
22 80 (22.28%) Banking
23 67 (18.66%) OpenShift
24 63 (17.55%) Git (software)
25 62 (17.27%) Finance
26 54 (15.04%) Continuous Delivery
27 51 (14.21%) Kubernetes
28 50 (13.93%) Scrum
29 48 (13.37%) GitHub
30 47 (13.09%) REST

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 30 (8.36%) Confluence
2 26 (7.24%) OpenStack
3 17 (4.74%) Tomcat
4 16 (4.46%) Apache Spark
5 15 (4.18%) Mule
5 15 (4.18%) nginx
6 14 (3.90%) Apache
7 9 (2.51%) GemFire
8 6 (1.67%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.11%) Anypoint
10 2 (0.56%) Alfresco
10 2 (0.56%) CMS
10 2 (0.56%) Drupal
10 2 (0.56%) Liferay
10 2 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.28%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (3.06%) HipChat
2 2 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.56%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (0.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.84%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 191 (53.20%) Amazon AWS
2 180 (50.14%) PaaS
3 100 (27.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 67 (18.66%) OpenShift
5 48 (13.37%) GitHub
6 39 (10.86%) IBM Cloud
7 37 (10.31%) Heroku
8 36 (10.03%) Bluemix
9 29 (8.08%) IaaS
10 24 (6.69%) npm
11 20 (5.57%) Google Cloud Platform
12 17 (4.74%) Cloud Computing
13 15 (4.18%) Datadog
14 11 (3.06%) AWS CloudFormation
14 11 (3.06%) SaaS
15 9 (2.51%) Amazon EC2
15 9 (2.51%) Amazon S3
15 9 (2.51%) SoftLayer
15 9 (2.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 8 (2.23%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.67%) HTTP
2 1 (0.28%) AMQP
2 1 (0.28%) DNS
2 1 (0.28%) Firewall
2 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (12.26%) Redis
2 40 (11.14%) PostgreSQL
3 34 (9.47%) MongoDB
4 31 (8.64%) MySQL
5 26 (7.24%) NoSQL
6 15 (4.18%) Big Data
6 15 (4.18%) Hadoop
7 12 (3.34%) HBase
8 11 (3.06%) RDBMS
8 11 (3.06%) Relational Database
9 10 (2.79%) DB2
9 10 (2.79%) Oracle Database
10 9 (2.51%) Apache Hive
10 9 (2.51%) OLTP
11 3 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.84%) Hazelcast
12 1 (0.28%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.28%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 133 (37.05%) Jenkins
2 63 (17.55%) Git (software)
3 30 (8.36%) Gradle
3 30 (8.36%) JIRA
3 30 (8.36%) Maven
4 29 (8.08%) Bitbucket
5 23 (6.41%) Sonatype Nexus
5 23 (6.41%) Travis CI
6 22 (6.13%) gulp
6 22 (6.13%) IBM UrbanCode
7 20 (5.57%) JUnit
8 19 (5.29%) Cucumber
8 19 (5.29%) Selenium
9 17 (4.74%) GitLab
10 15 (4.18%) CircleCI
11 11 (3.06%) SonarQube
12 9 (2.51%) IntelliJ
12 9 (2.51%) Mocha
13 8 (2.23%) Mercurial
13 8 (2.23%) TeamCity
General
1 80 (22.28%) Banking
2 62 (17.27%) Finance
3 27 (7.52%) Retail
4 18 (5.01%) Billing
5 16 (4.46%) Retail Banking
6 9 (2.51%) Automotive
7 8 (2.23%) Front Office
8 6 (1.67%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.11%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.11%) Marketing
9 4 (1.11%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.84%) Electronics
10 3 (0.84%) International Banking
10 3 (0.84%) Publishing
11 2 (0.56%) Local Government
12 1 (0.28%) Advertising
12 1 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 109 (30.36%) DevOps Engineer
2 85 (23.68%) Developer
3 64 (17.83%) Java Developer
4 54 (15.04%) Architect
5 24 (6.69%) Cloud Architect
5 24 (6.69%) Cloud Engineer
6 18 (5.01%) Java Engineer
6 18 (5.01%) Platform Engineer
7 14 (3.90%) Software Engineer
8 13 (3.62%) Senior Developer
8 13 (3.62%) Senior Java Developer
8 13 (3.62%) Senior Java Engineer
9 12 (3.34%) AWS DevOps
9 12 (3.34%) Operations Engineer
10 11 (3.06%) Solutions Architect
10 11 (3.06%) WebOps Specialist
11 10 (2.79%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 10 (2.79%) AWS Engineer
11 10 (2.79%) Cloud Developer
11 10 (2.79%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (34.54%) Spring
2 92 (25.63%) Spring Boot
3 47 (13.09%) REST
4 35 (9.75%) RESTful
5 34 (9.47%) AngularJS
5 34 (9.47%) SOAP
6 33 (9.19%) J2EE
6 33 (9.19%) Node.js
7 31 (8.64%) Web Services
8 28 (7.80%) Kafka
9 26 (7.24%) RabbitMQ
10 24 (6.69%) Middleware
11 23 (6.41%) JSON
12 22 (6.13%) CSS
13 19 (5.29%) Apache Camel
13 19 (5.29%) HTML
14 16 (4.46%) JMS
15 15 (4.18%) OAuth
16 14 (3.90%) JDBC
17 13 (3.62%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.41%) Cloud Native
2 19 (5.29%) Computer Science
2 19 (5.29%) Greenfield Project
2 19 (5.29%) User Experience
3 16 (4.46%) Mobile App
4 12 (3.34%) Virtual Team
5 10 (2.79%) Mobile Banking
6 9 (2.51%) Linux Command Line
6 9 (2.51%) Replication
7 8 (2.23%) Market Risk
8 5 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (1.39%) iPad
8 5 (1.39%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.11%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.11%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.56%) Blog
10 2 (0.56%) Graphic Design
10 2 (0.56%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.56%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.28%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 108 (30.08%) Linux
2 42 (11.70%) Unix
3 17 (4.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (3.62%) Windows
5 11 (3.06%) Solaris
6 10 (2.79%) Apple iOS
6 10 (2.79%) CoreOS
7 7 (1.95%) Android
8 4 (1.11%) CentOS
9 2 (0.56%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (57.66%) DevOps
2 177 (49.30%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (35.65%) Microservices
4 109 (30.36%) TDD
5 93 (25.91%) Open Source
6 86 (23.96%) Continuous Integration
7 54 (15.04%) Continuous Delivery
8 50 (13.93%) Scrum
9 43 (11.98%) BDD
9 43 (11.98%) Configuration Management
9 43 (11.98%) Software Engineering
10 39 (10.86%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 35 (9.75%) Kanban
12 27 (7.52%) API Design
13 24 (6.69%) Enterprise Architecture
13 24 (6.69%) High Availability
13 24 (6.69%) Pair Programming
14 23 (6.41%) API Development
15 20 (5.57%) API Integration
15 20 (5.57%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 238 (66.30%) Java
2 101 (28.13%) Python
3 87 (24.23%) Ruby
4 84 (23.40%) Go
5 42 (11.70%) Groovy
6 40 (11.14%) JavaScript
7 35 (9.75%) Shell Script
8 18 (5.01%) SQL
9 9 (2.51%) C#
10 7 (1.95%) Perl
11 6 (1.67%) Scala
12 4 (1.11%) ES6
12 4 (1.11%) PHP
13 2 (0.56%) R
14 1 (0.28%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.28%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.28%) Clojure
14 1 (0.28%) GraphQL
14 1 (0.28%) Kotlin
14 1 (0.28%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 21 (5.85%) Security Cleared
2 14 (3.90%) SC Cleared
3 11 (3.06%) Degree
4 2 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.56%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (0.56%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.46%) QA
2 10 (2.79%) GCP
3 2 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 83 (23.12%) Docker
2 15 (4.18%) Virtual Machines
2 15 (4.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.34%) HDFS
4 9 (2.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 8 (2.23%) Virtual Servers
6 7 (1.95%) vSphere
7 3 (0.84%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.56%) vCloud
8 2 (0.56%) Xen
9 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 139 (38.72%) Ansible
2 107 (29.81%) Opscode Chef
3 105 (29.25%) Puppet
4 51 (14.21%) Kubernetes
5 35 (9.75%) Terraform
6 19 (5.29%) Salt
7 14 (3.90%) Mesos
8 10 (2.79%) Docker Swarm
8 10 (2.79%) Rancher
9 6 (1.67%) Packer
10 3 (0.84%) Marathon
11 2 (0.56%) yum
12 1 (0.28%) BMC PATROL
12 1 (0.28%) Capistrano
12 1 (0.28%) Control-M
12 1 (0.28%) Graphite
12 1 (0.28%) logstash
12 1 (0.28%) Nagios
12 1 (0.28%) vCenter Server
12 1 (0.28%) vRealize
Vendors
1 27 (7.52%) Red Hat
2 26 (7.24%) Splunk
3 25 (6.96%) IBM
3 25 (6.96%) MuleSoft
4 22 (6.13%) AppDynamics
4 22 (6.13%) Oracle
5 21 (5.85%) VMware
6 18 (5.01%) Salesforce.com
7 15 (4.18%) Google
7 15 (4.18%) New Relic
8 12 (3.34%) Apigee
9 11 (3.06%) Atlassian
10 4 (1.11%) Microsoft
11 3 (0.84%) Cloudera
11 3 (0.84%) SAP
11 3 (0.84%) Sun
12 2 (0.56%) OpenText
12 2 (0.56%) Sonatype
12 2 (0.56%) Telerik
12 2 (0.56%) Xamarin