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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 420 530 627
Rank change year-on-year +110 +97  
Contract jobs citing Cloud Foundry 183 114 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.40% 0.21% 0.034%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.39% 1.18% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 88 16
Median daily rate £550 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +22.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £750 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £675 £450
% change year-on-year -18.51% +50.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.50 -

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 7666 9702 9993
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.57% 18.04% 17.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4894 6463 6228
Median daily rate £425 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 236 343
Median hourly rate £24.50 £20.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.51% +1.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.49 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

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 24 June 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 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 24 June 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 +116 180 £550 - 21
London +70 124 £600 +9.09% 6
South East +18 23 £500 -28.57% 10
Milton Keynes - 20 £500 - 4
Buckinghamshire - 20 £500 - 4
West Midlands - 13 £550 - 2
City of London -9 9 £650 +18.18% 2
Birmingham - 9 £550 - 1
East of England +3 8 £450 - 1
South West - 6 £750 - 1
Wiltshire - 6 £750 - 1
Swindon - 6 £750 -
North West +23 5 £466 - 1
Essex - 4 £450 -
Preston - 4 £473 - 1
Lancashire - 4 £473 - 1
Cambridgeshire +3 3 £408 - 1
Edinburgh - 3 £450 - 1
Scotland - 3 £450 - 1
Hampshire +11 2 - - 3
Walsall - 2 £550 -
Cambridge - 2 £408 - 1
West Yorkshire +22 1 £525 +5.52%
Leeds +20 1 £525 +5.52%
Yorkshire +14 1 £525 +13.51%
Surrey -1 1 £475 -
Merseyside - 1 £405 -
Liverpool - 1 £405 -
Farnborough - 1 - - 2
Woking - 1 £475 -

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 189 (59.06%) PaaS
2 177 (55.31%) Amazon AWS
3 173 (54.06%) Java
4 163 (50.94%) DevOps
5 160 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 120 (37.50%) Python
7 103 (32.19%) Ansible
8 97 (30.31%) Jenkins
9 91 (28.44%) Opscode Chef
10 90 (28.13%) Puppet
11 88 (27.50%) Microservices
11 88 (27.50%) Spring
12 84 (26.25%) Microsoft Azure
13 81 (25.31%) Open Source
14 75 (23.44%) Continuous Integration
15 68 (21.25%) TDD
16 65 (20.31%) Ruby
16 65 (20.31%) Spring Boot
17 64 (20.00%) MongoDB
18 61 (19.06%) Linux
19 60 (18.75%) Node.js
20 57 (17.81%) Go
21 56 (17.50%) Finance
22 54 (16.88%) Banking
22 54 (16.88%) Continuous Delivery
23 51 (15.94%) Git (software)
24 46 (14.38%) Groovy
24 46 (14.38%) Splunk
25 40 (12.50%) Redis
26 39 (12.19%) Maven

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 30 (9.38%) Confluence
2 20 (6.25%) nginx
3 16 (5.00%) OpenStack
4 10 (3.13%) Anypoint
4 10 (3.13%) Apache Spark
5 9 (2.81%) Mule
6 7 (2.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 6 (1.88%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.94%) Apache
9 3 (0.94%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.63%) Predix
11 1 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.31%) GemFire
11 1 (0.31%) JBoss
11 1 (0.31%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (0.94%) HipChat
2 2 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.63%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (0.63%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.88%) Oracle iRecruitment
2 5 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.94%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 189 (59.06%) PaaS
2 177 (55.31%) Amazon AWS
3 84 (26.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 38 (11.88%) GitHub
5 36 (11.25%) IBM Cloud
6 33 (10.31%) Bluemix
7 30 (9.38%) OpenShift
8 29 (9.06%) IaaS
9 20 (6.25%) Heroku
10 19 (5.94%) Datadog
11 15 (4.69%) AWS CloudFormation
12 14 (4.38%) Cloud Computing
13 12 (3.75%) SaaS
13 12 (3.75%) SoftLayer
14 7 (2.19%) Amazon ELB
14 7 (2.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 6 (1.88%) Oracle CX
15 6 (1.88%) Oracle Service Cloud
16 5 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
16 5 (1.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.88%) IPsec
1 6 (1.88%) SSL
2 5 (1.56%) DNS
3 4 (1.25%) HTTP
4 2 (0.63%) AMQP
4 2 (0.63%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.31%) FCoE
5 1 (0.31%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.31%) Firewall
5 1 (0.31%) Internet
5 1 (0.31%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.31%) LAN
5 1 (0.31%) Multicast
5 1 (0.31%) NAS
5 1 (0.31%) SAN
5 1 (0.31%) SMS
5 1 (0.31%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 40 (12.50%) Redis
3 33 (10.31%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (4.69%) NoSQL
5 14 (4.38%) Big Data
6 10 (3.13%) Hadoop
7 8 (2.50%) HBase
7 8 (2.50%) MySQL
8 6 (1.88%) Oracle ODI
9 4 (1.25%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.94%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.94%) SQL Server
11 2 (0.63%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.63%) DB2
11 2 (0.63%) Hazelcast
11 2 (0.63%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.31%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.31%) CouchDB
12 1 (0.31%) GIS
Development Applications
1 97 (30.31%) Jenkins
2 51 (15.94%) Git (software)
3 39 (12.19%) Maven
4 30 (9.38%) JIRA
5 26 (8.13%) Gradle
6 23 (7.19%) gulp
6 23 (7.19%) Selenium
7 22 (6.88%) IBM UrbanCode
8 21 (6.56%) Travis CI
9 20 (6.25%) CircleCI
10 18 (5.63%) JMeter
11 17 (5.31%) Bitbucket
11 17 (5.31%) Cucumber
12 13 (4.06%) Sonatype Nexus
13 10 (3.13%) GitLab
14 8 (2.50%) SonarQube
15 7 (2.19%) Appium
15 7 (2.19%) Calabash
15 7 (2.19%) JUnit
15 7 (2.19%) webpack
General
1 56 (17.50%) Finance
2 54 (16.88%) Banking
3 12 (3.75%) Retail
4 11 (3.44%) Billing
5 8 (2.50%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.88%) Front Office
7 5 (1.56%) Electronics
7 5 (1.56%) Games
7 5 (1.56%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.56%) Marketing
7 5 (1.56%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.94%) International Banking
9 2 (0.63%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 93 (29.06%) Developer
2 91 (28.44%) DevOps Engineer
3 67 (20.94%) Architect
4 37 (11.56%) Cloud Architect
4 37 (11.56%) Java Developer
5 26 (8.13%) Cloud Engineer
5 26 (8.13%) Python Developer
6 25 (7.81%) Platform Engineer
7 24 (7.50%) Operations Engineer
7 24 (7.50%) Technical Architect
8 16 (5.00%) AWS Engineer
9 15 (4.69%) AWS DevOps
10 14 (4.38%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 11 (3.44%) Cloud Developer
11 11 (3.44%) Lead DevOps
11 11 (3.44%) WebOps Specialist
12 10 (3.13%) Consultant
12 10 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
13 9 (2.81%) Java Engineer
13 9 (2.81%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (27.50%) Spring
2 65 (20.31%) Spring Boot
3 60 (18.75%) Node.js
4 35 (10.94%) Web Services
5 31 (9.69%) REST
6 28 (8.75%) Django
6 28 (8.75%) Flask
7 24 (7.50%) AngularJS
8 23 (7.19%) SOAP
9 22 (6.88%) J2EE
10 21 (6.56%) CSS
11 18 (5.63%) HTML
12 17 (5.31%) JMS
13 15 (4.69%) boto
13 15 (4.69%) RESTful
14 14 (4.38%) Hibernate
14 14 (4.38%) JDBC
14 14 (4.38%) JMX
15 13 (4.06%) Angular 2
16 12 (3.75%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.13%) User Experience
2 24 (7.50%) Greenfield Project
3 22 (6.88%) Cloud Native
4 21 (6.56%) Data Centre
5 18 (5.63%) Computer Science
6 12 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (3.13%) Mobile App
7 10 (3.13%) Mobile Banking
8 6 (1.88%) Market Risk
9 5 (1.56%) iPad
10 4 (1.25%) Blog
10 4 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (1.25%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.94%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.63%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.63%) Graphic Design
12 2 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
12 2 (0.63%) Private Cloud
13 1 (0.31%) Online Banking
13 1 (0.31%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 61 (19.06%) Linux
2 21 (6.56%) Unix
3 10 (3.13%) Windows
4 9 (2.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.56%) Android
5 5 (1.56%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (50.94%) DevOps
2 160 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (27.50%) Microservices
4 81 (25.31%) Open Source
5 75 (23.44%) Continuous Integration
6 68 (21.25%) TDD
7 54 (16.88%) Continuous Delivery
8 38 (11.88%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 37 (11.56%) Software Engineering
10 32 (10.00%) Configuration Management
11 30 (9.38%) BDD
12 25 (7.81%) SOA
13 23 (7.19%) Technical Architecture
14 22 (6.88%) Business Intelligence
14 22 (6.88%) High Availability
15 21 (6.56%) Web Operations
16 18 (5.63%) Kanban
16 18 (5.63%) Scrum
17 16 (5.00%) Pair Programming
17 16 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 173 (54.06%) Java
2 120 (37.50%) Python
3 65 (20.31%) Ruby
4 57 (17.81%) Go
5 46 (14.38%) Groovy
6 30 (9.38%) JavaScript
7 26 (8.13%) Shell Script
8 9 (2.81%) C#
8 9 (2.81%) SQL
9 7 (2.19%) Bash Shell
10 5 (1.56%) C
10 5 (1.56%) PHP
11 4 (1.25%) Perl
11 4 (1.25%) R
11 4 (1.25%) Scala
12 3 (0.94%) ES6
13 1 (0.31%) Clojure
13 1 (0.31%) Erlang
13 1 (0.31%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 37 (11.56%) Security Cleared
2 26 (8.13%) SC Cleared
3 11 (3.44%) BPSS Clearance
4 9 (2.81%) Degree
5 4 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.63%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.31%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.25%) QA
2 2 (0.63%) GCP
System Software
1 35 (10.94%) Docker
2 22 (6.88%) Virtual Machines
3 17 (5.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (3.13%) vSphere
5 5 (1.56%) vCloud
6 4 (1.25%) HDFS
7 3 (0.94%) VirtualBox
7 3 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.31%) KVM
8 1 (0.31%) NFS
8 1 (0.31%) SRDF
8 1 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.31%) Xen
Systems Management
1 103 (32.19%) Ansible
2 91 (28.44%) Opscode Chef
3 90 (28.13%) Puppet
4 38 (11.88%) Terraform
5 21 (6.56%) Salt
6 16 (5.00%) Kubernetes
7 3 (0.94%) Cacti
7 3 (0.94%) Ganglia
7 3 (0.94%) Graphite
7 3 (0.94%) Hyperic
7 3 (0.94%) logstash
7 3 (0.94%) Mesos
7 3 (0.94%) Nagios
7 3 (0.94%) vRealize
8 2 (0.63%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (0.63%) Packer
8 2 (0.63%) Rancher
9 1 (0.31%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 1 (0.31%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.31%) yum
Vendors
1 46 (14.38%) Splunk
2 32 (10.00%) MuleSoft
3 30 (9.38%) AppDynamics
4 26 (8.13%) VMware
5 24 (7.50%) New Relic
6 19 (5.94%) IBM
6 19 (5.94%) Oracle
7 15 (4.69%) Red Hat
8 11 (3.44%) Salesforce.com
9 10 (3.13%) Cloudera
9 10 (3.13%) SAP
10 9 (2.81%) Apigee
11 6 (1.88%) Google
11 6 (1.88%) Kronos
12 5 (1.56%) Teradata
13 4 (1.25%) Atlassian
13 4 (1.25%) Microsoft
14 3 (0.94%) RightScale
15 2 (0.63%) NetApp
15 2 (0.63%) Sun
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