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 3 months to 27 March 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
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 442 533 599
Rank change year-on-year +91 +66  
Contract jobs citing Cloud Foundry 141 107 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.20% 0.059%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.81% 1.17% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 69 21
Median daily rate £575 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.54% +22.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £425 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £630 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £505 £550 £450
% change year-on-year -8.18% +22.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 -

Cloud Foundry is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7799 9160 9338
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.36% 17.21% 17.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5106 5825 5538
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £560 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 226 346
Median hourly rate £18.68 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.60% +5.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -5.55% +9.09%  

Cloud Foundry
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Cloud Foundry as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cloud Foundry.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cloud Foundry in the UK

Cloud Foundry
Top 30 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +67 125 £600 +9.09% 13
London +84 103 £600 +9.09% 6
South East -19 10 £475 -13.63% 1
Wales - 9 £518 -
Newport - 9 £510 -
South Wales - 9 £518 -
Yorkshire +10 5 £400 -3.03% 1
Belfast - 5 - -
Northern Ireland - 5 - -
County Antrim - 5 - -
Milton Keynes - 3 £475 -
Cambridge - 3 - - 1
Liverpool - 3 - -
Merseyside - 3 - -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £475 -
East of England - 3 - - 1
North West - 3 - -
Cambridgeshire - 3 - - 1
Cardiff - 3 £575 -
West Yorkshire +12 2 - - 1
Leeds +8 2 - - 1
Sheffield +1 2 £400 +1.58%
Hampshire -2 2 £575 +4.54%
South Yorkshire -3 2 £400 +1.58%
City of London -5 2 £525 -4.54% 5
Worthing - 2 - -
West Sussex - 2 - -
Edinburgh - 2 £475 - 1
Scotland - 2 £475 - 1
Surrey +3 1 - -

Cloud Foundry
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 161 (60.98%) PaaS
2 155 (58.71%) Amazon AWS
3 137 (51.89%) Agile Software Development
4 126 (47.73%) Java
5 123 (46.59%) DevOps
6 104 (39.39%) Python
7 94 (35.61%) Jenkins
8 84 (31.82%) Ansible
9 68 (25.76%) MongoDB
10 66 (25.00%) Splunk
11 60 (22.73%) Opscode Chef
11 60 (22.73%) Microservices
11 60 (22.73%) Node.js
12 58 (21.97%) Puppet
12 58 (21.97%) Continuous Integration
13 57 (21.59%) Git (software)
14 55 (20.83%) TDD
14 55 (20.83%) Spring
15 52 (19.70%) Open Source
16 51 (19.32%) Continuous Delivery
17 46 (17.42%) Microsoft Azure
17 46 (17.42%) Maven
18 43 (16.29%) Finance
19 42 (15.91%) Spring Boot
20 39 (14.77%) Ruby
20 39 (14.77%) Banking
21 38 (14.39%) Linux
22 37 (14.02%) Groovy
23 34 (12.88%) Web Services
23 34 (12.88%) Oracle

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 33 (12.50%) Confluence
2 21 (7.95%) nginx
3 19 (7.20%) OpenStack
4 14 (5.30%) Apache Spark
4 14 (5.30%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (4.55%) WebSphere
6 9 (3.41%) Apache
6 9 (3.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 9 (3.41%) Tomcat
7 7 (2.65%) Anypoint
7 7 (2.65%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (1.89%) GemFire
8 5 (1.89%) JBoss
9 4 (1.52%) Apache Solr
9 4 (1.52%) IIS
9 4 (1.52%) Mule
10 2 (0.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.76%) CICS
10 2 (0.76%) Liferay
10 2 (0.76%) Predix
Applications
1 2 (0.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (2.27%) Oracle iRecruitment
Cloud Services
1 161 (60.98%) PaaS
2 155 (58.71%) Amazon AWS
3 46 (17.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 31 (11.74%) GitHub
5 25 (9.47%) IaaS
6 20 (7.58%) Bluemix
6 20 (7.58%) IBM Cloud
6 20 (7.58%) OpenShift
7 17 (6.44%) Heroku
8 14 (5.30%) Datadog
9 13 (4.92%) AWS CloudFormation
10 10 (3.79%) CloudBees
11 6 (2.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 6 (2.27%) Oracle CX
12 4 (1.52%) SaaS
13 3 (1.14%) Amazon S3
13 3 (1.14%) SoftLayer
14 2 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
14 2 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
14 2 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.41%) DNS
1 9 (3.41%) HTTP
2 7 (2.65%) SSL
2 7 (2.65%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.27%) IPsec
4 4 (1.52%) AMQP
5 2 (0.76%) FCoE
5 2 (0.76%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (0.76%) Firewall
5 2 (0.76%) Internet
5 2 (0.76%) iSCSI
5 2 (0.76%) LAN
5 2 (0.76%) Multicast
5 2 (0.76%) NAS
5 2 (0.76%) SAN
5 2 (0.76%) WAN
6 1 (0.38%) DMARC
6 1 (0.38%) SMS
6 1 (0.38%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (25.76%) MongoDB
2 34 (12.88%) PostgreSQL
3 26 (9.85%) Redis
4 18 (6.82%) Hadoop
5 14 (5.30%) Big Data
5 14 (5.30%) NoSQL
6 13 (4.92%) Relational Database
7 12 (4.55%) HBase
7 12 (4.55%) MySQL
8 8 (3.03%) SQL Server
9 7 (2.65%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (2.27%) Oracle ODI
11 3 (1.14%) Apache Hive
11 3 (1.14%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.14%) Riak
12 2 (0.76%) DB2
12 2 (0.76%) Neo4j
12 2 (0.76%) OLTP
12 2 (0.76%) Oracle BI EE
13 1 (0.38%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 94 (35.61%) Jenkins
2 57 (21.59%) Git (software)
3 46 (17.42%) Maven
4 33 (12.50%) JIRA
5 32 (12.12%) Gradle
6 26 (9.85%) Selenium
7 25 (9.47%) gulp
8 18 (6.82%) CircleCI
8 18 (6.82%) Travis CI
9 17 (6.44%) SonarQube
10 15 (5.68%) Cucumber
11 13 (4.92%) JMeter
11 13 (4.92%) Subversion
12 12 (4.55%) Bazaar
12 12 (4.55%) Mercurial
13 10 (3.79%) Sonatype Nexus
14 9 (3.41%) Eclipse
14 9 (3.41%) JUnit
15 8 (3.03%) IntelliJ
16 6 (2.27%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 43 (16.29%) Finance
2 39 (14.77%) Banking
3 12 (4.55%) Retail
4 11 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.65%) Electronics
5 7 (2.65%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.65%) Marketing
6 5 (1.89%) Games
7 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.38%) German Language
7 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 96 (36.36%) Developer
2 67 (25.38%) Architect
3 62 (23.48%) DevOps Engineer
4 33 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
5 28 (10.61%) Python Developer
6 26 (9.85%) Java Developer
7 21 (7.95%) Technical Architect
8 16 (6.06%) Cloud Engineer
9 15 (5.68%) Consultant
10 14 (5.30%) AWS Engineer
10 14 (5.30%) Scala Developer
10 14 (5.30%) Solutions Architect
11 13 (4.92%) Operations Engineer
11 13 (4.92%) Senior Developer
12 12 (4.55%) AWS DevOps
13 10 (3.79%) Cloud Developer
13 10 (3.79%) Platform Engineer
13 10 (3.79%) Senior DevOps
14 9 (3.41%) Automation Engineer
14 9 (3.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (22.73%) Node.js
2 55 (20.83%) Spring
3 42 (15.91%) Spring Boot
4 34 (12.88%) Web Services
5 32 (12.12%) Django
6 29 (10.98%) Flask
7 22 (8.33%) AngularJS
7 22 (8.33%) HTML
8 20 (7.58%) CSS
9 18 (6.82%) JSON
9 18 (6.82%) Middleware
9 18 (6.82%) RabbitMQ
10 17 (6.44%) HTML5
10 17 (6.44%) Spring Cloud
11 16 (6.06%) CSS3
11 16 (6.06%) RESTful
11 16 (6.06%) SOAP
12 15 (5.68%) REST
13 13 (4.92%) jQuery
14 12 (4.55%) boto
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.95%) User Experience
2 19 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (7.20%) Data Centre
3 18 (6.82%) Cloud Native
4 14 (5.30%) iPad
5 10 (3.79%) Computer Science
5 10 (3.79%) Mobile App
6 8 (3.03%) Public Cloud
7 6 (2.27%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.27%) Minimum Viable Product
8 5 (1.89%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.52%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.52%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.14%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.76%) Blog
11 2 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.76%) Mobile Banking
11 2 (0.76%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.38%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 38 (14.39%) Linux
2 21 (7.95%) Unix
3 7 (2.65%) Android
3 7 (2.65%) Windows
4 6 (2.27%) Solaris
5 3 (1.14%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.14%) CoreOS
5 3 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.76%) AIX
6 2 (0.76%) zOS
7 1 (0.38%) CentOS
7 1 (0.38%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (51.89%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (46.59%) DevOps
3 60 (22.73%) Microservices
4 58 (21.97%) Continuous Integration
5 55 (20.83%) TDD
6 52 (19.70%) Open Source
7 51 (19.32%) Continuous Delivery
8 27 (10.23%) BDD
8 27 (10.23%) Configuration Management
8 27 (10.23%) Kanban
9 22 (8.33%) SOA
10 20 (7.58%) Scrum
10 20 (7.58%) Software Engineering
11 18 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (6.44%) Technical Architecture
13 16 (6.06%) High Availability
14 15 (5.68%) E-Commerce
15 12 (4.55%) Web Operations
16 11 (4.17%) Analytics
16 11 (4.17%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 126 (47.73%) Java
2 104 (39.39%) Python
3 39 (14.77%) Ruby
4 37 (14.02%) Groovy
5 32 (12.12%) JavaScript
6 31 (11.74%) Go
7 27 (10.23%) Shell Script
8 24 (9.09%) Bash Shell
9 13 (4.92%) PHP
10 10 (3.79%) SQL
11 9 (3.41%) Scala
12 5 (1.89%) C
12 5 (1.89%) C#
12 5 (1.89%) Perl
13 4 (1.52%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.52%) R
14 3 (1.14%) CoffeeScript
14 3 (1.14%) Erlang
15 2 (0.76%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.38%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 28 (10.61%) Security Cleared
2 23 (8.71%) Degree
3 18 (6.82%) SC Cleared
4 14 (5.30%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.76%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.38%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.65%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (10.23%) Docker
2 19 (7.20%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (3.41%) vSphere
4 6 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (1.89%) HDFS
6 4 (1.52%) vCloud
6 4 (1.52%) VMware ESX
6 4 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.76%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.76%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.76%) KVM
7 2 (0.76%) NFS
7 2 (0.76%) SRDF
7 2 (0.76%) Xen
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 84 (31.82%) Ansible
2 60 (22.73%) Opscode Chef
3 58 (21.97%) Puppet
4 25 (9.47%) Terraform
5 20 (7.58%) Salt
6 9 (3.41%) logstash
6 9 (3.41%) Nagios
7 7 (2.65%) Kubernetes
8 5 (1.89%) Kibana
8 5 (1.89%) Mesos
9 4 (1.52%) Cacti
9 4 (1.52%) Ganglia
9 4 (1.52%) Graphite
9 4 (1.52%) Hyperic
10 3 (1.14%) Control-M
10 3 (1.14%) rkt
10 3 (1.14%) Unicenter
10 3 (1.14%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.76%) CA Endevor
11 2 (0.76%) vRealize
Vendors
1 66 (25.00%) Splunk
2 34 (12.88%) Oracle
3 29 (10.98%) MuleSoft
4 25 (9.47%) New Relic
5 22 (8.33%) AppDynamics
6 17 (6.44%) IBM
7 12 (4.55%) Cloudera
7 12 (4.55%) SAP
7 12 (4.55%) VMware
8 7 (2.65%) Microsoft
9 6 (2.27%) Kronos
9 6 (2.27%) Teradata
9 6 (2.27%) Veracode
10 3 (1.14%) Apigee
10 3 (1.14%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.76%) Adobe
11 2 (0.76%) CA
11 2 (0.76%) Cisco
11 2 (0.76%) NetApp
11 2 (0.76%) TIBCO
London
AdRoc Group
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Morgan Mckinley
Rate: £700 - £850 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon
IBS Consulting
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £700 - £800 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day Rate flexible £500-550/day
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £700.00 - £850.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, 6 months initial contract
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £325 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago