Period
to 22 January 2022

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 22 January 2022 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
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 677 453 610
Rank change year-on-year -224 +157 -35
Contract jobs citing Cloud Foundry 144 141 156
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.34% 0.21%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.34% 2.33% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 99 115
10th Percentile £500 £425 £426
25th Percentile £513 £463 £483
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £559 £525 £575
Median % change year-on-year +6.43% -8.70% -
75th Percentile £625 £607 £650
90th Percentile £660 £650 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £450 £525
% change year-on-year +22.22% -14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
10th Percentile £64.11 - -
25th Percentile £65.78 - -
Median hourly rate £69.20 £42.00 -
Median % change year-on-year +64.76% - -
75th Percentile £71.87 - -
90th Percentile £75.06 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 10,727 6,040 10,433
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.36% 14.47% 14.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,379 4,106 6,937
10th Percentile £313 £275 £250
25th Percentile £413 £363 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -4.76%
75th Percentile £625 £565 £550
90th Percentile £700 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £452 £428 £425
% change year-on-year +5.61% +0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 173 232
10th Percentile £14.25 £14.10 £11.02
25th Percentile £16.71 £18.85 £14.21
Median hourly rate £24.68 £27.50 £19.75
Median % change year-on-year -10.25% +39.24% +5.31%
75th Percentile £51.00 £57.17 £36.18
90th Percentile £65.51 £64.50 £51.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -20.83% +33.33% +2.86%

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 22 January 2022.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Cloud Foundry over the 6 months to 22 January 2022.

Hourly rate histogram 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 22 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England -208 95 £550 +10.00% 14
London -172 76 £550 +6.74% 12
Work from Home -143 60 £553 -11.60% 3
UK excluding London -140 12 £550 +22.22% 2
Scotland -42 6 £578 -
Midlands - 4 £500 -
North of England -84 3 £550 +22.22% 2
North West - 2 - - 2
East Midlands - 2 £525 -
West Midlands - 2 £475 -
Yorkshire -68 1 £550 +22.22%
South East -74 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, 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 92 (63.89%) Java
2 78 (54.17%) CI/CD
3 69 (47.92%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (46.53%) DevOps
5 60 (41.67%) Microservices
5 60 (41.67%) AWS
6 53 (36.81%) Spring
7 47 (32.64%) Jenkins
8 46 (31.94%) JavaScript
9 42 (29.17%) Spring Boot
10 39 (27.08%) Software Engineering
11 37 (25.69%) Kubernetes
12 35 (24.31%) Azure
13 34 (23.61%) Continuous Integration
14 32 (22.22%) Social Skills
15 31 (21.53%) TDD
16 29 (20.14%) Python
16 29 (20.14%) TeamCity
17 28 (19.44%) OAuth
17 28 (19.44%) GCP
18 27 (18.75%) Git (software)
18 27 (18.75%) Test Automation
19 26 (18.06%) Linux
19 26 (18.06%) Banking
20 25 (17.36%) Unix
20 25 (17.36%) SAP
21 24 (16.67%) Scrum
21 24 (16.67%) PaaS
21 24 (16.67%) IaaS
21 24 (16.67%) Docker

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 (9.72%) Apache
2 12 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 8 (5.56%) Confluence
4 7 (4.86%) OpenStack
5 6 (4.17%) IIS
6 5 (3.47%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (2.78%) WebSphere
8 3 (2.08%) Apache Airflow
8 3 (2.08%) Camunda
8 3 (2.08%) JBoss
8 3 (2.08%) Mule
8 3 (2.08%) NetWeaver
8 3 (2.08%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (1.39%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.69%) Jetty
10 1 (0.69%) nginx
Business Applications
1 8 (5.56%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (2.78%) SAP ERP
3 3 (2.08%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (2.08%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 60 (41.67%) AWS
2 35 (24.31%) Azure
3 28 (19.44%) GCP
4 24 (16.67%) IaaS
4 24 (16.67%) PaaS
5 17 (11.81%) SaaS
6 16 (11.11%) GitHub
7 14 (9.72%) Apigee
8 10 (6.94%) OpenShift
9 7 (4.86%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (4.86%) Amazon ECS
9 7 (4.86%) Amazon ELB
9 7 (4.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 5 (3.47%) Amazon S3
10 5 (3.47%) Heroku
11 4 (2.78%) Serverless
12 3 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (2.08%) SuccessFactors
13 2 (1.39%) Azure Service Fabric
13 2 (1.39%) Kong
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.25%) Firewall
2 8 (5.56%) HTTPS
3 7 (4.86%) VPN
4 5 (3.47%) DNS
5 4 (2.78%) IKE
5 4 (2.78%) IPsec
5 4 (2.78%) Network Security
5 4 (2.78%) SSL
6 3 (2.08%) HTTP
6 3 (2.08%) LAN
6 3 (2.08%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.08%) WAN
7 1 (0.69%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.69%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.81%) NoSQL
2 12 (8.33%) SAP HANA
3 10 (6.94%) MongoDB
4 7 (4.86%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.78%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.69%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.69%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.69%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 47 (32.64%) Jenkins
2 29 (20.14%) TeamCity
3 27 (18.75%) Git (software)
4 14 (9.72%) IntelliJ
5 9 (6.25%) Gradle
6 8 (5.56%) JIRA
7 7 (4.86%) Maven
8 6 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (4.17%) CircleCI
8 6 (4.17%) Visual Studio Code
9 4 (2.78%) Bitbucket Server
9 4 (2.78%) Eclipse
9 4 (2.78%) SonarQube
10 3 (2.08%) Selenium
10 3 (2.08%) Visual Studio
11 2 (1.39%) Bitbucket
11 2 (1.39%) JUnit
11 2 (1.39%) Mockito
12 1 (0.69%) Mocha
12 1 (0.69%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 32 (22.22%) Social Skills
2 26 (18.06%) Banking
3 17 (11.81%) Finance
4 7 (4.86%) Influencing Skills
5 5 (3.47%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.08%) Automotive
6 3 (2.08%) Documentation Skills
6 3 (2.08%) Law
6 3 (2.08%) Private Banking
7 2 (1.39%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.39%) Presentation Skills
8 1 (0.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (33.33%) Developer
2 24 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 21 (14.58%) Java Engineer
4 18 (12.50%) Architect
5 14 (9.72%) DevOps Engineer
6 10 (6.94%) Software Engineer
7 8 (5.56%) Cloud Architect
7 8 (5.56%) Consultant
7 8 (5.56%) Java Software Engineer
7 8 (5.56%) SAP Developer
7 8 (5.56%) Site Engineer
7 8 (5.56%) Site Reliability Engineer
7 8 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (4.86%) SAP Consultant
9 6 (4.17%) Lead DevOps
9 6 (4.17%) Lead DevOps Engineer
9 6 (4.17%) Technical Architect
9 6 (4.17%) Technical Leader
10 5 (3.47%) Automation Tester
10 5 (3.47%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (36.81%) Spring
2 42 (29.17%) Spring Boot
3 28 (19.44%) OAuth
4 23 (15.97%) Kafka
4 23 (15.97%) Node.js
5 20 (13.89%) REST
6 15 (10.42%) OAuth2
6 15 (10.42%) XML
7 13 (9.03%) SAP Fiori
8 11 (7.64%) SAPUI5
9 10 (6.94%) RESTful
10 9 (6.25%) HTML
11 8 (5.56%) React
12 7 (4.86%) Elastic Stack
12 7 (4.86%) Hibernate
12 7 (4.86%) jQuery
12 7 (4.86%) Spring Cloud
13 6 (4.17%) Ajax
13 6 (4.17%) Java EE
13 6 (4.17%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.11%) User Experience
2 10 (6.94%) Cloud Native
3 8 (5.56%) Public Cloud
4 7 (4.86%) Mobile App
4 7 (4.86%) Private Cloud
5 6 (4.17%) PKI
6 5 (3.47%) Blog
6 5 (3.47%) Data Centre
6 5 (3.47%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (2.78%) Legacy Applications
8 3 (2.08%) Data Structures
8 3 (2.08%) DataPower
9 2 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.39%) Video Editing
10 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.69%) Equities
10 1 (0.69%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 26 (18.06%) Linux
2 25 (17.36%) Unix
3 4 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.08%) Android
5 2 (1.39%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.69%) CentOS
6 1 (0.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (54.17%) CI/CD
2 69 (47.92%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (46.53%) DevOps
4 60 (41.67%) Microservices
5 39 (27.08%) Software Engineering
6 34 (23.61%) Continuous Integration
7 31 (21.53%) TDD
8 27 (18.75%) Test Automation
9 24 (16.67%) Scrum
10 20 (13.89%) Infrastructure as Code
11 14 (9.72%) Backlog Management
11 14 (9.72%) Kanban
12 13 (9.03%) Clean Code
12 13 (9.03%) Continuous Delivery
13 12 (8.33%) Full Stack Development
13 12 (8.33%) SOLID
14 11 (7.64%) Artificial Intelligence
14 11 (7.64%) Data Science
14 11 (7.64%) Machine Learning
15 10 (6.94%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 92 (63.89%) Java
2 46 (31.94%) JavaScript
3 29 (20.14%) Python
4 18 (12.50%) Ruby
5 17 (11.81%) Go
6 10 (6.94%) Groovy
6 10 (6.94%) Perl
7 9 (6.25%) SQL
8 7 (4.86%) C#
8 7 (4.86%) Kotlin
9 6 (4.17%) Java 8
10 5 (3.47%) ABAP
10 5 (3.47%) Elixir
11 4 (2.78%) Java 11
12 3 (2.08%) Bash
12 3 (2.08%) ES7
12 3 (2.08%) Scala
13 2 (1.39%) C++
13 2 (1.39%) PHP
14 1 (0.69%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.47%) DBS Check
4 4 (2.78%) AWS Certification
4 4 (2.78%) CAPM
4 4 (2.78%) CCIE
4 4 (2.78%) CCIE Security
4 4 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.78%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.64%) QA
2 4 (2.78%) Accessibility
3 3 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (16.67%) Docker
2 4 (2.78%) IAG
2 4 (2.78%) vCloud
2 4 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.78%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (0.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 37 (25.69%) Kubernetes
2 21 (14.58%) Terraform
3 11 (7.64%) Puppet
4 10 (6.94%) Ansible
5 6 (4.17%) Single Sign-On
6 5 (3.47%) Kibana
6 5 (3.47%) logstash
7 3 (2.08%) Istio
8 2 (1.39%) Consul
8 2 (1.39%) PingFederate
9 1 (0.69%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.69%) Rancher
9 1 (0.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (17.36%) SAP
2 16 (11.11%) CA
3 13 (9.03%) CA Agile Central
4 11 (7.64%) Google
5 7 (4.86%) VMware
6 6 (4.17%) AppDynamics
6 6 (4.17%) Microsoft
7 5 (3.47%) Oracle
8 4 (2.78%) IBM
8 4 (2.78%) Splunk
9 3 (2.08%) Cisco
9 3 (2.08%) F5
9 3 (2.08%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.39%) MuleSoft
10 2 (1.39%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.69%) Ariba
11 1 (0.69%) Citrix
11 1 (0.69%) Foundry
11 1 (0.69%) Syclo