Period
to 21 April 2021

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 21 April 2021 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
21 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 529 561 566
Rank change year-on-year +32 +5 -35
Contract jobs citing Cloud Foundry 127 118 321
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.21% 0.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.75% 1.44% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 76 212
10th Percentile £432 £369 £438
25th Percentile £475 £463 £475
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £550 £575
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% -4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £594 £639 £650
90th Percentile £648 £700 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £519 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +3.75% -4.76% -4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Median hourly rate £68.36 £62.00 £30.75
Median % change year-on-year +10.26% +101.63% -31.67%
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 7,247 8,214 15,157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.56% 14.51% 15.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,986 5,403 9,859
10th Percentile £294 £263 £282
25th Percentile £389 £363 £373
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £463 £475
Median % change year-on-year +2.70% -2.63% +5.56%
75th Percentile £575 £563 £573
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £433
% change year-on-year +2.94% -1.73% +4.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 185 282
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.62 £12.00
25th Percentile £18.19 £14.80 £12.83
Median hourly rate £25.75 £20.00 £18.00
Median % change year-on-year +28.75% +11.11% +2.80%
75th Percentile £56.50 £33.75 £37.50
90th Percentile £65.15 £53.75 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £18.50 £16.89
% change year-on-year +35.14% +9.56% -3.51%

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 21 April 2021.

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 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 21 April 2021. 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 +52 107 £525 -6.67% 23
London +19 82 £525 -12.50% 17
Work from Home -216 35 £600 -2.04% 3
UK excluding London +85 28 £519 +3.75% 6
North of England +50 9 £508 +35.33% 3
Scotland +7 8 - -
South East +54 7 £560 +1.82% 1
Yorkshire +39 6 £409 +9.17% 1
North West +28 3 £513 +28.13% 1
South West +44 2 £375 -36.17% 1
West Midlands - 1 £400 -
Midlands - 1 £400 -
East of England - 1 £500 - 1

For the 6 months to 21 April 2021, 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.

1 102 (80.31%) Java
2 71 (55.91%) AWS
3 69 (54.33%) Git (software)
4 68 (53.54%) Spring
5 67 (52.76%) Jenkins
6 64 (50.39%) Agile Software Development
7 62 (48.82%) Microservices
8 58 (45.67%) Spring Boot
9 54 (42.52%) DevOps
10 53 (41.73%) Kubernetes
11 43 (33.86%) PaaS
12 42 (33.07%) Python
13 38 (29.92%) Scrum
14 35 (27.56%) JavaScript
15 33 (25.98%) Docker
16 32 (25.20%) TDD
17 31 (24.41%) Azure
17 31 (24.41%) Terraform
18 29 (22.83%) Kotlin
19 28 (22.05%) Java 8
19 28 (22.05%) Finance
19 28 (22.05%) REST
20 27 (21.26%) GCP
21 26 (20.47%) Continuous Delivery
21 26 (20.47%) Node.js
22 25 (19.69%) Mobile App
22 25 (19.69%) Ansible
23 24 (18.90%) Maven
24 23 (18.11%) JIRA
24 23 (18.11%) Splunk

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 15 (11.81%) Tomcat
2 13 (10.24%) nginx
3 8 (6.30%) Confluence
3 8 (6.30%) WebSphere
4 6 (4.72%) Apache
4 6 (4.72%) Jetty
4 6 (4.72%) Mule
5 3 (2.36%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.57%) GemFire
6 2 (1.57%) JBoss
6 2 (1.57%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.79%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (0.79%) 3ds Max
1 1 (0.79%) Blender
1 1 (0.79%) Maya
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 71 (55.91%) AWS
2 43 (33.86%) PaaS
3 31 (24.41%) Azure
4 27 (21.26%) GCP
5 20 (15.75%) IaaS
6 15 (11.81%) OpenShift
7 13 (10.24%) GitHub
8 12 (9.45%) npm
9 5 (3.94%) SaaS
10 4 (3.15%) Amazon EKS
10 4 (3.15%) IBM Cloud
10 4 (3.15%) Serverless
10 4 (3.15%) Slack
11 3 (2.36%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (2.36%) Amazon S3
11 3 (2.36%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (2.36%) Azure Service Fabric
11 3 (2.36%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (2.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (1.57%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.15%) HTTPS
2 3 (2.36%) LAN
2 3 (2.36%) WAN
3 2 (1.57%) BIG-IP
3 2 (1.57%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.79%) HTTP
4 1 (0.79%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.02%) BigQuery
2 12 (9.45%) NoSQL
3 10 (7.87%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.94%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.15%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.36%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (2.36%) Big Data
6 3 (2.36%) Cloud Spanner
6 3 (2.36%) DB2
6 3 (2.36%) Neo4j
6 3 (2.36%) SAP HANA
7 2 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.57%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.57%) InterSystems Cache
7 2 (1.57%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.57%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.79%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 69 (54.33%) Git (software)
2 67 (52.76%) Jenkins
3 24 (18.90%) Maven
4 23 (18.11%) JIRA
5 20 (15.75%) Gradle
6 18 (14.17%) Travis CI
7 16 (12.60%) CircleCI
8 12 (9.45%) gulp
8 12 (9.45%) IntelliJ
8 12 (9.45%) JUnit
9 11 (8.66%) Mockito
10 9 (7.09%) Sonatype Nexus
11 6 (4.72%) CF BOSH
11 6 (4.72%) Cucumber
11 6 (4.72%) TeamCity
12 5 (3.94%) Android Studio
12 5 (3.94%) CocoaPods
12 5 (3.94%) Eclipse
12 5 (3.94%) SonarQube
12 5 (3.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (22.05%) Finance
2 21 (16.54%) Banking
3 8 (6.30%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.15%) Automotive
4 4 (3.15%) Games
4 4 (3.15%) Public Sector
5 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.79%) German Language
Job Titles
1 49 (38.58%) Developer
2 30 (23.62%) Java Developer
3 22 (17.32%) DevOps Engineer
4 16 (12.60%) Senior Developer
5 14 (11.02%) Architect
5 14 (11.02%) Senior Java Developer
6 13 (10.24%) Cloud Engineer
7 8 (6.30%) Full Stack Developer
8 7 (5.51%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 6 (4.72%) AWS Engineer
9 6 (4.72%) Cloud Architect
9 6 (4.72%) Site Engineer
9 6 (4.72%) Site Reliability Engineer
9 6 (4.72%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (3.94%) Java Engineer
10 5 (3.94%) Software Developer
11 4 (3.15%) 3D Developer
11 4 (3.15%) Agile Developer
11 4 (3.15%) Cloud Native Architect
11 4 (3.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (53.54%) Spring
2 58 (45.67%) Spring Boot
3 28 (22.05%) REST
4 26 (20.47%) Node.js
5 22 (17.32%) React
6 16 (12.60%) RESTful
7 14 (11.02%) AngularJS
7 14 (11.02%) HTML
7 14 (11.02%) Hystrix
8 13 (10.24%) RxJava
9 12 (9.45%) CSS
9 12 (9.45%) JSON
10 9 (7.09%) Hibernate
10 9 (7.09%) Java EE
10 9 (7.09%) Spring Cloud
10 9 (7.09%) Vue.js
10 9 (7.09%) Web Services
11 8 (6.30%) Ruby on Rails
12 7 (5.51%) .NET
13 6 (4.72%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 25 (19.69%) Mobile App
2 20 (15.75%) Cloud Native
3 13 (10.24%) User Experience
4 9 (7.09%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.94%) Blog
5 5 (3.94%) iPad
5 5 (3.94%) Public Cloud
6 4 (3.15%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (2.36%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.57%) Cyberattack
8 2 (1.57%) iPhone
8 2 (1.57%) PKI
8 2 (1.57%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.79%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.79%) Animation
9 1 (0.79%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.79%) MPEG
9 1 (0.79%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.17%) Unix
2 15 (11.81%) Linux
3 8 (6.30%) Android
4 6 (4.72%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.79%) Windows
5 1 (0.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (50.39%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (48.82%) Microservices
3 54 (42.52%) DevOps
4 38 (29.92%) Scrum
5 32 (25.20%) TDD
6 26 (20.47%) Continuous Delivery
7 21 (16.54%) Pair Programming
8 20 (15.75%) Mentoring
9 18 (14.17%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (13.39%) Open Source
10 17 (13.39%) Software Engineering
11 15 (11.81%) SDLC
12 13 (10.24%) Backlog Management
12 13 (10.24%) Functional Programming
13 12 (9.45%) Performance Testing
14 11 (8.66%) BDD
14 11 (8.66%) Incident Management
15 10 (7.87%) Unit Testing
16 9 (7.09%) Change Management
16 9 (7.09%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 102 (80.31%) Java
2 42 (33.07%) Python
3 35 (27.56%) JavaScript
4 29 (22.83%) Kotlin
5 28 (22.05%) Java 8
6 17 (13.39%) Ruby
7 13 (10.24%) Groovy
8 11 (8.66%) Go
9 8 (6.30%) SQL
10 5 (3.94%) Apple Swift
10 5 (3.94%) Perl
11 4 (3.15%) Shell Script
12 3 (2.36%) C#
12 3 (2.36%) PHP
13 2 (1.57%) Elixir
14 1 (0.79%) C++
14 1 (0.79%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (6.30%) SC Cleared
1 8 (6.30%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.57%) CISSP
3 1 (0.79%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.79%) Degree
3 1 (0.79%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.57%) QA
System Software
1 33 (25.98%) Docker
2 11 (8.66%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.57%) vSphere
4 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 53 (41.73%) Kubernetes
2 31 (24.41%) Terraform
3 25 (19.69%) Ansible
4 14 (11.02%) Argo
4 14 (11.02%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (10.24%) Prometheus
6 12 (9.45%) Puppet
7 2 (1.57%) HAProxy
7 2 (1.57%) vRealize
8 1 (0.79%) Salt
Vendors
1 23 (18.11%) Splunk
2 21 (16.54%) AppDynamics
2 21 (16.54%) Google
3 20 (15.75%) MuleSoft
4 13 (10.24%) CA
4 13 (10.24%) CA Agile Central
5 10 (7.87%) SAP
6 8 (6.30%) Red Hat
7 5 (3.94%) Microsoft
8 4 (3.15%) IBM
8 4 (3.15%) VMware
9 3 (2.36%) Cisco
9 3 (2.36%) Oracle
10 2 (1.57%) Apple
10 2 (1.57%) F5
11 1 (0.79%) Autodesk
11 1 (0.79%) SoundCloud