Period
to 23 November 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 23 November 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 558 627 830
Rank change year-on-year +69 +203 +19
Contract jobs citing Cloud Foundry 342 269 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.26% 0.057%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.99% 1.38% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 173 33
UK median daily rate £500 £510 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.96% +2.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £400 £400 £419
90th Percentile £680 £631 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £525 £450
% change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% -35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £47.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.68% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £47.50 -
% change year-on-year -13.68% - -

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 17146 19447 20002
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.63% 18.47% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 11290 12594 12563
UK median daily rate £450 £424 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.26% +5.88% +5.89%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £230
90th Percentile £607 £588 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 434 481 606
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.17 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £48.75 £43.00
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 23 November 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 14 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 23 November 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 +77 323 £500 -2.20% 15
UK excluding London +128 193 £500 -4.76% 5
London -37 145 £550 +10.00% 11
South East +82 113 £500 -11.11% 2
North of England +56 28 £550 -4.35% 2
Yorkshire +6 18 £550 -4.35% 1
East of England -11 16 £463 +27.59%
Midlands +39 15 £563 +12.50%
West Midlands - 14 £563 -
Scotland +8 11 £450 +2.86% 1
North West - 10 £563 - 1
South West -2 8 £650 +23.81%
Wales +7 6 £625 +35.14%
East Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 210 (61.40%) Java
2 188 (54.97%) DevOps
3 176 (51.46%) Amazon AWS
4 166 (48.54%) Agile Software Development
5 145 (42.40%) PaaS
6 143 (41.81%) Jenkins
7 121 (35.38%) Ansible
8 115 (33.63%) Spring
9 108 (31.58%) Linux
10 105 (30.70%) Docker
11 103 (30.12%) Microservices
12 96 (28.07%) Python
13 94 (27.49%) TDD
14 87 (25.44%) Microsoft Azure
15 84 (24.56%) Opscode Chef
16 83 (24.27%) Puppet
17 82 (23.98%) Spring Boot
18 75 (21.93%) Kubernetes
19 74 (21.64%) Banking
20 73 (21.35%) Continuous Integration
20 73 (21.35%) JavaScript
21 70 (20.47%) Ruby
22 65 (19.01%) OpenShift
23 61 (17.84%) Open Source
24 60 (17.54%) Scrum
25 59 (17.25%) Git (software)
26 58 (16.96%) Go
27 55 (16.08%) Finance
28 52 (15.20%) Unix
28 52 (15.20%) RESTful

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 29 (8.48%) Tomcat
2 25 (7.31%) Apache
2 25 (7.31%) Confluence
3 23 (6.73%) OpenStack
4 22 (6.43%) Apache Spark
5 20 (5.85%) nginx
6 13 (3.80%) GemFire
7 11 (3.22%) Mule
8 6 (1.75%) Anypoint
8 6 (1.75%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 5 (1.46%) IBM Domino
9 5 (1.46%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (1.17%) Mule ESB
10 4 (1.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (1.17%) WildFly
11 3 (0.88%) CloudStack
11 3 (0.88%) CMS
11 3 (0.88%) Jetty
12 2 (0.58%) Alfresco
Applications
1 13 (3.80%) HipChat
2 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.34%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 176 (51.46%) Amazon AWS
2 145 (42.40%) PaaS
3 87 (25.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 65 (19.01%) OpenShift
5 46 (13.45%) GitHub
6 36 (10.53%) Heroku
7 35 (10.23%) Google Cloud Platform
8 23 (6.73%) npm
9 18 (5.26%) IaaS
10 16 (4.68%) AWS CloudFormation
11 14 (4.09%) Bluemix
11 14 (4.09%) IBM Cloud
12 10 (2.92%) Cloud Computing
13 6 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
13 6 (1.75%) Amazon S3
13 6 (1.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 5 (1.46%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 5 (1.46%) Amazon ELB
14 5 (1.46%) Amazon Kinesis
14 5 (1.46%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.34%) Firewall
2 6 (1.75%) HTTP
3 4 (1.17%) DNS
4 1 (0.29%) LAN
4 1 (0.29%) SSH
4 1 (0.29%) SSL
4 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.29%) VPN
4 1 (0.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (13.74%) NoSQL
2 38 (11.11%) MySQL
3 29 (8.48%) MongoDB
4 28 (8.19%) PostgreSQL
5 26 (7.60%) Redis
6 23 (6.73%) Big Data
7 20 (5.85%) DB2
8 17 (4.97%) Hadoop
9 16 (4.68%) HBase
10 15 (4.39%) Relational Database
11 14 (4.09%) RDBMS
12 13 (3.80%) Apache Hive
12 13 (3.80%) OLTP
12 13 (3.80%) Oracle Database
13 7 (2.05%) SQL Server
14 4 (1.17%) Apache Cassandra
15 3 (0.88%) CouchDB
16 2 (0.58%) MariaDB
16 2 (0.58%) MarkLogic
17 1 (0.29%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 143 (41.81%) Jenkins
2 59 (17.25%) Git (software)
3 35 (10.23%) Sonatype Nexus
4 34 (9.94%) Gradle
4 34 (9.94%) JIRA
4 34 (9.94%) Maven
5 29 (8.48%) Cucumber
6 26 (7.60%) Bitbucket
7 24 (7.02%) IBM UrbanCode
7 24 (7.02%) Selenium
8 22 (6.43%) Travis CI
9 21 (6.14%) JUnit
10 20 (5.85%) gulp
11 15 (4.39%) IntelliJ
11 15 (4.39%) TeamCity
12 14 (4.09%) CircleCI
13 13 (3.80%) GitLab
13 13 (3.80%) SonarQube
14 9 (2.63%) Gerrit
15 7 (2.05%) Liquibase
General
1 74 (21.64%) Banking
2 55 (16.08%) Finance
3 28 (8.19%) Retail Banking
4 11 (3.22%) Automotive
5 9 (2.63%) Billing
6 7 (2.05%) Front Office
7 6 (1.75%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.17%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.17%) Publishing
8 4 (1.17%) Retail
9 3 (0.88%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.88%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.58%) Advertising
10 2 (0.58%) Games
10 2 (0.58%) Local Government
11 1 (0.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 110 (32.16%) DevOps Engineer
2 94 (27.49%) Developer
3 63 (18.42%) Java Developer
4 42 (12.28%) Architect
5 23 (6.73%) Java Engineer
6 18 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
7 15 (4.39%) Cloud Architect
7 15 (4.39%) Senior Developer
7 15 (4.39%) Senior Java Engineer
8 14 (4.09%) Senior Java Developer
9 12 (3.51%) AWS DevOps
9 12 (3.51%) Software Engineer
10 11 (3.22%) Cloud Developer
10 11 (3.22%) Senior Software Engineer
10 11 (3.22%) Software Developer
11 10 (2.92%) AWS Engineer
11 10 (2.92%) Senior Java Software Developer
11 10 (2.92%) Senior Ruby Developer
11 10 (2.92%) Senior Software Developer
11 10 (2.92%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (33.63%) Spring
2 82 (23.98%) Spring Boot
3 52 (15.20%) RESTful
4 49 (14.33%) AngularJS
5 48 (14.04%) REST
6 47 (13.74%) Node.js
6 47 (13.74%) Web Services
7 35 (10.23%) Kafka
8 31 (9.06%) React
9 30 (8.77%) J2EE
10 29 (8.48%) HTML
11 28 (8.19%) CSS
11 28 (8.19%) JSON
12 26 (7.60%) Middleware
13 25 (7.31%) RabbitMQ
13 25 (7.31%) Spring Cloud
14 22 (6.43%) SOAP
15 20 (5.85%) Apache Camel
16 18 (5.26%) HTML5
16 18 (5.26%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.85%) Linux Command Line
2 18 (5.26%) Cloud Native
3 17 (4.97%) Mobile App
4 16 (4.68%) Computer Science
4 16 (4.68%) Virtual Team
5 13 (3.80%) Public Cloud
5 13 (3.80%) Replication
6 12 (3.51%) User Experience
7 11 (3.22%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (2.92%) Greenfield Project
9 8 (2.34%) iPad
10 7 (2.05%) Market Risk
11 5 (1.46%) Mobile Banking
12 3 (0.88%) Private Cloud
13 2 (0.58%) Mainframe
13 2 (0.58%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.58%) Online Banking
14 1 (0.29%) Blog
14 1 (0.29%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 108 (31.58%) Linux
2 52 (15.20%) Unix
3 15 (4.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (4.09%) CoreOS
5 13 (3.80%) Solaris
6 7 (2.05%) Apple iOS
6 7 (2.05%) CentOS
7 6 (1.75%) Windows
8 4 (1.17%) Android
9 3 (0.88%) DC/OS
10 2 (0.58%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.58%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (54.97%) DevOps
2 166 (48.54%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (30.12%) Microservices
4 94 (27.49%) TDD
5 73 (21.35%) Continuous Integration
6 61 (17.84%) Open Source
7 60 (17.54%) Scrum
8 40 (11.70%) Kanban
9 37 (10.82%) Configuration Management
10 31 (9.06%) BDD
10 31 (9.06%) Continuous Delivery
11 29 (8.48%) Test Automation
12 26 (7.60%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 25 (7.31%) Software Engineering
14 24 (7.02%) Migration
15 19 (5.56%) Mentoring
16 17 (4.97%) API Design
16 17 (4.97%) ETL
16 17 (4.97%) Pair Programming
16 17 (4.97%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 210 (61.40%) Java
2 96 (28.07%) Python
3 73 (21.35%) JavaScript
4 70 (20.47%) Ruby
5 58 (16.96%) Go
6 39 (11.40%) Shell Script
7 37 (10.82%) Groovy
8 36 (10.53%) SQL
9 20 (5.85%) C#
10 19 (5.56%) Perl
11 15 (4.39%) Bash Shell
12 10 (2.92%) C++
12 10 (2.92%) PHP
12 10 (2.92%) Scala
13 2 (0.58%) ES6
14 1 (0.29%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.29%) GraphQL
14 1 (0.29%) Kotlin
14 1 (0.29%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.29%) R
Qualifications
1 19 (5.56%) Degree
2 8 (2.34%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.46%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.58%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (0.58%) DBS Check
4 2 (0.58%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.29%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.60%) QA
2 23 (6.73%) GCP
3 4 (1.17%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.29%) PSD2
System Software
1 105 (30.70%) Docker
2 19 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
3 15 (4.39%) HDFS
4 13 (3.80%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 10 (2.92%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.58%) vSphere
7 2 (0.58%) Xen
8 1 (0.29%) LXC
8 1 (0.29%) vCloud
8 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 121 (35.38%) Ansible
2 84 (24.56%) Opscode Chef
3 83 (24.27%) Puppet
4 75 (21.93%) Kubernetes
5 21 (6.14%) Terraform
6 18 (5.26%) Docker Swarm
6 18 (5.26%) Mesos
7 14 (4.09%) Rancher
8 10 (2.92%) Packer
9 5 (1.46%) Graphite
9 5 (1.46%) Nagios
10 4 (1.17%) Opsview
11 3 (0.88%) Apache Brooklyn
11 3 (0.88%) Marathon
12 1 (0.29%) Capistrano
12 1 (0.29%) CFEngine
12 1 (0.29%) Grafana
12 1 (0.29%) logstash
12 1 (0.29%) Salt
12 1 (0.29%) yum
Vendors
1 31 (9.06%) Oracle
2 24 (7.02%) Red Hat
3 19 (5.56%) IBM
4 18 (5.26%) AppDynamics
5 17 (4.97%) MuleSoft
6 16 (4.68%) Splunk
7 14 (4.09%) Atlassian
8 13 (3.80%) Google
9 12 (3.51%) New Relic
10 9 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (2.05%) VMware
12 5 (1.46%) Adobe
13 4 (1.17%) Apigee
13 4 (1.17%) Cloudera
13 4 (1.17%) Microsoft
14 3 (0.88%) SaltStack
15 2 (0.58%) CA
15 2 (0.58%) OpenText
15 2 (0.58%) Sun
15 2 (0.58%) Xamarin