Period
to 29 November 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 29 November 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
29 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 416 657 573
Rank change year-on-year +241 -84 -1
Contract jobs citing Cloud Foundry 148 158 348
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.41% 0.19% 0.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.76% 1.31% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 131 242
Median daily rate £580 £575 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.87% +2.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £450 £428 £450
90th Percentile £675 £700 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £518 £550 £550
% change year-on-year -5.91% - +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £33.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - £33.08

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 5,370 12,050 17,391
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.72% 14.73% 16.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,311 7,721 11,244
Median daily rate £465 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £275 £250 £275
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +0.71% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 325 399
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.79% - +7.50%
10th Percentile £13.36 £11.20 £12.23
90th Percentile £60.78 £52.40 £47.50
Median hourly rate £25.17 £20.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year +22.79% - +4.70%

Cloud Foundry
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Foundry in the UK

Cloud Foundry
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Cloud Foundry.

Daily rate trend for Cloud Foundry in the UK

Cloud Foundry
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Cloud Foundry over the 6 months to 29 November 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Cloud Foundry in the UK

Cloud Foundry
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Cloud Foundry.

Hourly rate trend for Cloud Foundry in the UK

Cloud Foundry
Top 8 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 29 November 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 +243 119 £525 -8.70% 18
London +152 70 £525 -15.15% 11
Work from Home -97 59 £625 - 2
UK excluding London +234 47 £518 -5.91% 8
North of England +140 38 £450 -10.00% 3
Yorkshire +85 38 £450 -21.74% 2
South East +151 8 £587 +17.40% 4
Scotland +44 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 29 November 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.

1 137 (92.57%) Java
2 124 (83.78%) Jenkins
3 120 (81.08%) Git (software)
4 107 (72.30%) Python
5 93 (62.84%) AWS
6 91 (61.49%) DevOps
7 83 (56.08%) Agile Software Development
8 81 (54.73%) Spring
9 78 (52.70%) Maven
10 77 (52.03%) Node.js
11 76 (51.35%) Mobile App
12 75 (50.68%) AppDynamics
12 75 (50.68%) Splunk
13 74 (50.00%) PaaS
13 74 (50.00%) Spring Boot
14 70 (47.30%) JIRA
15 66 (44.59%) Scrum
16 62 (41.89%) Kotlin
17 58 (39.19%) Java 8
18 53 (35.81%) Continuous Delivery
19 51 (34.46%) npm
20 50 (33.78%) Kubernetes
20 50 (33.78%) GCP
20 50 (33.78%) Test Automation
21 48 (32.43%) CircleCI
22 46 (31.08%) GitHub
23 45 (30.41%) Gradle
23 45 (30.41%) JSON
24 44 (29.73%) JUnit
24 44 (29.73%) 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 43 (29.05%) Confluence
2 42 (28.38%) Mule
3 38 (25.68%) nginx
4 3 (2.03%) Anypoint
4 3 (2.03%) Apache
4 3 (2.03%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.35%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.35%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.68%) Jetty
Applications
1 1 (0.68%) 3ds Max
1 1 (0.68%) Blender
1 1 (0.68%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 93 (62.84%) AWS
2 74 (50.00%) PaaS
3 51 (34.46%) npm
4 50 (33.78%) GCP
5 46 (31.08%) GitHub
6 40 (27.03%) Slack
7 31 (20.95%) IaaS
8 13 (8.78%) OpenShift
9 8 (5.41%) Azure
10 3 (2.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.81%) SSL
2 11 (7.43%) DNS
3 9 (6.08%) Firewall
3 9 (6.08%) Reverse Proxy
3 9 (6.08%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.70%) HTTPS
5 3 (2.03%) LAN
5 3 (2.03%) WAN
6 2 (1.35%) OpenVPN
6 2 (1.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (25.68%) BigQuery
2 11 (7.43%) MongoDB
3 6 (4.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 6 (4.05%) Hadoop
3 6 (4.05%) SAP HANA
4 5 (3.38%) Cosmos DB
5 4 (2.70%) Big Data
5 4 (2.70%) Cloud Spanner
5 4 (2.70%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.03%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.35%) MySQL
8 1 (0.68%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 124 (83.78%) Jenkins
2 120 (81.08%) Git (software)
3 78 (52.70%) Maven
4 70 (47.30%) JIRA
5 48 (32.43%) CircleCI
6 45 (30.41%) Gradle
7 44 (29.73%) JUnit
7 44 (29.73%) Sonatype Nexus
8 42 (28.38%) Mockito
9 40 (27.03%) Travis CI
10 36 (24.32%) gulp
11 34 (22.97%) Xcode
12 27 (18.24%) Android Studio
12 27 (18.24%) CocoaPods
12 27 (18.24%) IntelliJ
13 15 (10.14%) Selenium
14 9 (6.08%) Vagrant
15 4 (2.70%) SonarQube
15 4 (2.70%) Spinnaker
16 3 (2.03%) Bitbucket Server
General
1 28 (18.92%) Finance
2 24 (16.22%) Banking
3 1 (0.68%) Automotive
3 1 (0.68%) Games
3 1 (0.68%) Legal
3 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (31.08%) DevOps Engineer
2 22 (14.86%) Developer
3 20 (13.51%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 12 (8.11%) Java Engineer
5 9 (6.08%) Cloud Engineer
5 9 (6.08%) Java Developer
5 9 (6.08%) Mobile Engineer
6 6 (4.05%) Full Stack Developer
6 6 (4.05%) Lead Developer
7 5 (3.38%) Architect
7 5 (3.38%) Consultant
8 4 (2.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (2.70%) Project Manager
9 3 (2.03%) Lead Java Developer
9 3 (2.03%) Mobile Architect
9 3 (2.03%) Mobile Developer
9 3 (2.03%) Platform Engineer
9 3 (2.03%) Site Engineer
9 3 (2.03%) Software Engineer
9 3 (2.03%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (54.73%) Spring
2 77 (52.03%) Node.js
3 74 (50.00%) Spring Boot
4 45 (30.41%) JSON
5 43 (29.05%) REST
6 41 (27.70%) WireMock
7 34 (22.97%) React
8 27 (18.24%) RxJava
9 26 (17.57%) Hystrix
10 15 (10.14%) Redux
11 14 (9.46%) Enzyme
11 14 (9.46%) Jest
12 13 (8.78%) Express
13 11 (7.43%) AngularJS
14 9 (6.08%) Web Services
15 8 (5.41%) CSS
15 8 (5.41%) HTML
15 8 (5.41%) RESTful
16 7 (4.73%) OpenLayers
17 6 (4.05%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 76 (51.35%) Mobile App
2 12 (8.11%) iPad
3 11 (7.43%) User Experience
4 8 (5.41%) Public Cloud
5 6 (4.05%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.70%) Blog
7 3 (2.03%) iPhone
8 2 (1.35%) Cloud Native
8 2 (1.35%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.68%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.68%) Animation
9 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.68%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.68%) MPEG
9 1 (0.68%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 34 (22.97%) Android
1 34 (22.97%) Apple iOS
2 9 (6.08%) Linux
3 7 (4.73%) Unix
4 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.68%) Solaris
4 1 (0.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (61.49%) DevOps
2 83 (56.08%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (44.59%) Scrum
4 53 (35.81%) Continuous Delivery
5 50 (33.78%) Test Automation
6 43 (29.05%) Kanban
6 43 (29.05%) Microservices
7 42 (28.38%) Pair Programming
8 41 (27.70%) Mentoring
9 37 (25.00%) Performance Testing
10 31 (20.95%) Open Source
10 31 (20.95%) Scaled Agile Framework
11 30 (20.27%) Continuous Improvement
12 29 (19.59%) Data Engineering
13 28 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
14 27 (18.24%) Android Development
14 27 (18.24%) Functional Programming
14 27 (18.24%) iOS Development
15 26 (17.57%) TDD
16 23 (15.54%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 137 (92.57%) Java
2 107 (72.30%) Python
3 62 (41.89%) Kotlin
4 58 (39.19%) Java 8
5 34 (22.97%) Apple Swift
6 30 (20.27%) Groovy
7 18 (12.16%) JavaScript
8 15 (10.14%) ES6
9 9 (6.08%) SQL
10 8 (5.41%) Ruby
11 7 (4.73%) Bash Shell
12 5 (3.38%) PHP
13 4 (2.70%) Go
14 3 (2.03%) C#
15 2 (1.35%) TypeScript
16 1 (0.68%) C++
16 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (8.78%) SC Cleared
1 13 (8.78%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.38%) QA
System Software
1 36 (24.32%) Virtual Machines
2 22 (14.86%) Docker
3 2 (1.35%) PowerDNS
3 2 (1.35%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 50 (33.78%) Kubernetes
2 38 (25.68%) Ansible
2 38 (25.68%) Argo
2 38 (25.68%) Terraform
3 33 (22.30%) Prometheus
4 28 (18.92%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.35%) HAProxy
5 2 (1.35%) Nagios
5 2 (1.35%) Puppet
6 1 (0.68%) Packer
Vendors
1 75 (50.68%) AppDynamics
1 75 (50.68%) Splunk
2 38 (25.68%) Google
3 29 (19.59%) MuleSoft
4 14 (9.46%) Blue Coat
4 14 (9.46%) F5
5 8 (5.41%) Red Hat
6 6 (4.05%) SAP
7 3 (2.03%) Apple
7 3 (2.03%) Cisco
7 3 (2.03%) Oracle
8 2 (1.35%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.68%) Autodesk
9 1 (0.68%) CA
9 1 (0.68%) CA Agile Central
9 1 (0.68%) IBM
9 1 (0.68%) Microsoft