Period
to 17 February 2018

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 17 February 2018 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
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 512 596 794
Rank change year-on-year +84 +198 +37
Contract jobs citing Cloud Foundry 372 253 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.26% 0.085%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.27% 1.48% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 158 40
UK median daily rate £525 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £411 £411 £441
90th Percentile £675 £675 £626
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £525 £598
% change year-on-year -4.76% -12.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
UK median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - -

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 16,366 17,095 18,535
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.27% 17.82% 17.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,928 11,010 11,753
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £263 £253 £238
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £398
% change year-on-year - +0.63% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 389 366 507
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.56 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.88% -2.19% +11.11%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.25 £47.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.11 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -7.15% +2.63% +8.57%

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 17 February 2018.

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 17 February 2018. 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 +82 332 £525 -4.55% 32
UK excluding London +102 196 £500 -4.76% 19
London -6 170 £525 -4.55% 22
South East +47 89 £500 -13.04% 5
North of England +45 44 £550 -4.35% 1
Yorkshire +13 33 £550 -4.35% 1
Scotland +2 23 £650 +44.44% 3
South West +25 14 £625 +19.05% 2
Wales -1 14 £550 +7.84% 6
North West +21 11 £560 -
Midlands +14 9 £475 -5.00%
East of England -21 8 £475 +43.40% 2
West Midlands +13 6 £450 -
East Midlands - 3 £500 -

For the 6 months to 17 February 2018, 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.

1 236 (63.44%) DevOps
2 216 (58.06%) Java
2 216 (58.06%) Amazon AWS
3 195 (52.42%) Jenkins
4 191 (51.34%) Agile Software Development
5 169 (45.43%) Docker
6 138 (37.10%) PaaS
7 136 (36.56%) Ansible
8 117 (31.45%) Python
9 116 (31.18%) Spring
10 115 (30.91%) Kubernetes
11 104 (27.96%) JavaScript
12 101 (27.15%) Microservices
13 100 (26.88%) Continuous Integration
14 98 (26.34%) Opscode Chef
15 95 (25.54%) Git (software)
16 90 (24.19%) TDD
17 89 (23.92%) Linux
17 89 (23.92%) Puppet
18 87 (23.39%) Microsoft Azure
19 84 (22.58%) Ruby
20 82 (22.04%) Finance
21 77 (20.70%) Banking
22 74 (19.89%) Node.js
23 72 (19.35%) RESTful
24 71 (19.09%) Spring Boot
25 67 (18.01%) Web Services
26 65 (17.47%) NoSQL
27 62 (16.67%) Maven
28 61 (16.40%) Sonatype Nexus

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 31 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 28 (7.53%) Apache
3 27 (7.26%) OpenStack
4 25 (6.72%) Apache Spark
5 23 (6.18%) nginx
6 19 (5.11%) Confluence
7 16 (4.30%) Mule
8 15 (4.03%) WebSphere
9 14 (3.76%) Mule ESB
10 10 (2.69%) CloudStack
11 9 (2.42%) WebSphere Application Server
12 8 (2.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 8 (2.15%) GemFire
13 7 (1.88%) IBM Domino
14 6 (1.61%) Drupal
14 6 (1.61%) JBoss
15 5 (1.34%) Anypoint
15 5 (1.34%) Oracle Workflow
15 5 (1.34%) WildFly
16 4 (1.08%) Jetty
Applications
1 7 (1.88%) HipChat
2 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 25 (6.72%) Payment Gateway
2 6 (1.61%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 216 (58.06%) Amazon AWS
2 138 (37.10%) PaaS
3 87 (23.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 54 (14.52%) GitHub
5 47 (12.63%) Google Cloud Platform
6 45 (12.10%) OpenShift
7 40 (10.75%) npm
8 30 (8.06%) Heroku
9 29 (7.80%) IaaS
10 13 (3.49%) AWS CloudFormation
11 11 (2.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 10 (2.69%) Bluemix
12 10 (2.69%) IBM Cloud
13 9 (2.42%) Amazon EC2
14 7 (1.88%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 7 (1.88%) Amazon ELB
14 7 (1.88%) Amazon Kinesis
14 7 (1.88%) Amazon S3
15 5 (1.34%) CloudBees
16 4 (1.08%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 29 (7.80%) Firewall
2 8 (2.15%) SSL
3 7 (1.88%) FTP
3 7 (1.88%) SMTP
4 5 (1.34%) HTTP
5 4 (1.08%) DNS
6 2 (0.54%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.27%) LAN
7 1 (0.27%) SMS
7 1 (0.27%) SSH
7 1 (0.27%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.27%) VPN
7 1 (0.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (17.47%) NoSQL
2 38 (10.22%) MongoDB
3 32 (8.60%) Big Data
4 27 (7.26%) PostgreSQL
5 23 (6.18%) MySQL
6 21 (5.65%) Redis
6 21 (5.65%) Relational Database
7 19 (5.11%) DB2
8 17 (4.57%) Hadoop
9 16 (4.30%) HBase
10 15 (4.03%) SQL Server
11 9 (2.42%) RDBMS
12 8 (2.15%) Apache Hive
12 8 (2.15%) MariaDB
12 8 (2.15%) OLTP
12 8 (2.15%) Oracle Database
13 6 (1.61%) Parquet
14 4 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (1.08%) CouchDB
14 4 (1.08%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 195 (52.42%) Jenkins
2 95 (25.54%) Git (software)
3 62 (16.67%) Maven
4 61 (16.40%) Sonatype Nexus
5 50 (13.44%) Gradle
6 42 (11.29%) Cucumber
7 41 (11.02%) Selenium
8 39 (10.48%) JIRA
9 38 (10.22%) SonarQube
10 33 (8.87%) gulp
11 32 (8.60%) IBM UrbanCode
12 27 (7.26%) Bitbucket
13 25 (6.72%) JUnit
14 24 (6.45%) TeamCity
14 24 (6.45%) Travis CI
15 17 (4.57%) Gerrit
15 17 (4.57%) Liquibase
16 16 (4.30%) CircleCI
17 13 (3.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 10 (2.69%) IntelliJ
General
1 82 (22.04%) Finance
2 77 (20.70%) Banking
3 20 (5.38%) Investment Banking
3 20 (5.38%) Retail Banking
4 6 (1.61%) Automotive
4 6 (1.61%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.08%) Publishing
5 4 (1.08%) Retail
6 3 (0.81%) Games
6 3 (0.81%) Law
7 2 (0.54%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.54%) Local Government
7 2 (0.54%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 149 (40.05%) DevOps Engineer
2 113 (30.38%) Developer
3 65 (17.47%) Java Developer
4 39 (10.48%) Architect
5 27 (7.26%) AWS DevOps
6 25 (6.72%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 25 (6.72%) AWS Engineer
7 23 (6.18%) Cloud Engineer
7 23 (6.18%) Java Engineer
8 20 (5.38%) Cloud Developer
9 19 (5.11%) Senior Developer
10 18 (4.84%) Senior DevOps
11 16 (4.30%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 14 (3.76%) Kubernetes Engineer
12 14 (3.76%) Solutions Architect
13 12 (3.23%) Big Data Developer
13 12 (3.23%) Senior Java Developer
14 11 (2.96%) Cloud Architect
14 11 (2.96%) Integration Engineer
15 10 (2.69%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (31.18%) Spring
2 74 (19.89%) Node.js
3 72 (19.35%) RESTful
4 71 (19.09%) Spring Boot
5 67 (18.01%) Web Services
6 54 (14.52%) React
7 53 (14.25%) AngularJS
8 50 (13.44%) REST
9 41 (11.02%) Kafka
10 39 (10.48%) Spring Cloud
11 36 (9.68%) HTML
12 33 (8.87%) CSS
13 31 (8.33%) JSON
13 31 (8.33%) OAuth
14 29 (7.80%) HTML5
15 24 (6.45%) OAuth2
16 22 (5.91%) Middleware
17 21 (5.65%) J2EE
17 21 (5.65%) RabbitMQ
18 17 (4.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.60%) Linux Command Line
2 28 (7.53%) iPad
3 20 (5.38%) Public Cloud
4 18 (4.84%) Virtual Team
5 17 (4.57%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (4.57%) Enterprise Software
5 17 (4.57%) Mobile App
6 15 (4.03%) User Experience
7 12 (3.23%) Computer Science
8 11 (2.96%) Cloud Native
8 11 (2.96%) Private Cloud
9 9 (2.42%) Greenfield Project
10 8 (2.15%) Replication
11 6 (1.61%) N-Tier
12 4 (1.08%) Management Information System
13 3 (0.81%) Data Centre
13 3 (0.81%) Mobile Banking
14 2 (0.54%) Fintech
14 2 (0.54%) Hybrid Cloud
14 2 (0.54%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 89 (23.92%) Linux
2 58 (15.59%) Unix
3 13 (3.49%) CoreOS
4 8 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (1.88%) Solaris
6 4 (1.08%) CentOS
7 3 (0.81%) Android
7 3 (0.81%) DC/OS
8 2 (0.54%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (63.44%) DevOps
2 191 (51.34%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (27.15%) Microservices
4 100 (26.88%) Continuous Integration
5 90 (24.19%) TDD
6 60 (16.13%) Open Source
6 60 (16.13%) Scrum
7 41 (11.02%) Configuration Management
8 39 (10.48%) Kanban
9 37 (9.95%) Continuous Delivery
10 33 (8.87%) BDD
11 30 (8.06%) Migration
12 29 (7.80%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 29 (7.80%) E-Commerce
12 29 (7.80%) Test Automation
13 23 (6.18%) MVC
14 22 (5.91%) Software Engineering
15 21 (5.65%) Disaster Recovery
16 20 (5.38%) OO
17 19 (5.11%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 216 (58.06%) Java
2 117 (31.45%) Python
3 104 (27.96%) JavaScript
4 84 (22.58%) Ruby
5 50 (13.44%) Groovy
6 44 (11.83%) Bash Shell
7 43 (11.56%) C#
8 40 (10.75%) Shell Script
9 31 (8.33%) C++
10 30 (8.06%) Go
11 29 (7.80%) SQL
12 23 (6.18%) PHP
13 22 (5.91%) Scala
14 21 (5.65%) Perl
15 4 (1.08%) Clojure
16 3 (0.81%) Erlang
16 3 (0.81%) ES6
16 3 (0.81%) F#
16 3 (0.81%) Haskell
17 2 (0.54%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 39 (10.48%) Degree
2 13 (3.49%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.69%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.54%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.54%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (0.54%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.27%) CCNA
5 1 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (9.14%) QA
2 29 (7.80%) GCP
3 4 (1.08%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (1.08%) HIPAA
3 4 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.54%) PSD2
System Software
1 169 (45.43%) Docker
2 25 (6.72%) Virtual Machines
3 15 (4.03%) HDFS
4 14 (3.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 11 (2.96%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.81%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.81%) vSphere
7 1 (0.27%) LXC
7 1 (0.27%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 136 (36.56%) Ansible
2 115 (30.91%) Kubernetes
3 98 (26.34%) Opscode Chef
4 89 (23.92%) Puppet
5 24 (6.45%) Terraform
6 23 (6.18%) Docker Swarm
7 12 (3.23%) Mesos
8 10 (2.69%) Packer
9 8 (2.15%) Rancher
10 7 (1.88%) Single Sign-On
11 6 (1.61%) Hadoop YARN
12 5 (1.34%) Graphite
12 5 (1.34%) Nagios
13 4 (1.08%) Opsview
14 3 (0.81%) Apache Brooklyn
14 3 (0.81%) Marathon
15 2 (0.54%) yum
16 1 (0.27%) CFEngine
16 1 (0.27%) logstash
16 1 (0.27%) Salt
Vendors
1 38 (10.22%) AppDynamics
2 35 (9.41%) Splunk
3 34 (9.14%) Oracle
4 24 (6.45%) MuleSoft
5 22 (5.91%) Google
6 20 (5.38%) Red Hat
7 17 (4.57%) New Relic
8 12 (3.23%) SaltStack
9 11 (2.96%) IBM
10 8 (2.15%) Adobe
10 8 (2.15%) Atlassian
11 6 (1.61%) Microsoft
11 6 (1.61%) Tealium
12 5 (1.34%) Cloudera
13 4 (1.08%) VMware
14 2 (0.54%) CA
14 2 (0.54%) CheckPoint
14 2 (0.54%) Cisco
14 2 (0.54%) F5
14 2 (0.54%) Juniper