Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 510 536 678
Rank change year-on-year +26 +142 +134
Contract jobs citing Cloud Foundry 405 320 217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.40% 0.35% 0.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.46% 2.06% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 222 154
UK median daily rate £550 £568 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.08% +3.18% +22.22%
10th Percentile £425 £450 £416
90th Percentile £675 £750 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +4.67% -4.55% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
UK median hourly rate £55.00 - £42.50
10th Percentile £52.50 - £41.25
90th Percentile £57.50 - £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £42.50

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 16,448 15,541 18,841
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.41% 16.97% 17.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,894 10,048 12,277
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +4.43%
10th Percentile £263 £258 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 377 362 461
UK median hourly rate £19.31 £19.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.61% -7.32% +7.89%
10th Percentile £11.40 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £52.50 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.76 £18.96 £20.50
% change year-on-year -6.36% -7.51% +17.29%

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 24 June 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 15 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 24 June 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 -26 334 £550 -4.43% 30
UK excluding London +99 236 £550 +4.67% 17
London -100 163 £550 -8.33% 16
South East +39 97 £500 - 3
North of England +14 47 £550 +17.96% 8
Scotland -2 44 £525 +16.67% 1
Yorkshire +7 32 £525 +13.51%
Wales +3 22 £550 +6.28% 2
North West -13 14 £570 +22.25% 8
South West +13 13 £650 -13.33%
East of England -1 9 £450 - 2
Midlands -26 6 £500 -9.09% 1
West Midlands -29 3 £475 -13.64% 1
East Midlands - 2 £500 -
North East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 266 (65.68%) DevOps
2 259 (63.95%) Amazon AWS
3 226 (55.80%) Java
4 221 (54.57%) Agile Software Development
5 215 (53.09%) Jenkins
6 185 (45.68%) Docker
7 161 (39.75%) Python
8 153 (37.78%) TDD
9 139 (34.32%) Ansible
10 137 (33.83%) Git (software)
11 125 (30.86%) Kubernetes
12 124 (30.62%) PaaS
13 116 (28.64%) Scrum
14 114 (28.15%) Spring
15 110 (27.16%) Microservices
16 106 (26.17%) Ruby
17 98 (24.20%) GitHub
18 97 (23.95%) Sonatype Nexus
19 96 (23.70%) Groovy
20 93 (22.96%) Maven
21 91 (22.47%) Opscode Chef
22 89 (21.98%) Continuous Integration
23 87 (21.48%) Node.js
24 80 (19.75%) BDD
25 79 (19.51%) Finance
26 77 (19.01%) Puppet
27 73 (18.02%) Microsoft Azure
28 72 (17.78%) Google Cloud Platform
28 72 (17.78%) Banking
29 69 (17.04%) E-Commerce

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 39 (9.63%) Apache Spark
2 28 (6.91%) Apache
3 20 (4.94%) Confluence
3 20 (4.94%) nginx
4 17 (4.20%) Tomcat
5 14 (3.46%) WebSphere
6 12 (2.96%) JBoss
6 12 (2.96%) OpenStack
7 11 (2.72%) GemFire
8 7 (1.73%) Anypoint
9 6 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (1.48%) Mule
10 5 (1.23%) Drupal
10 5 (1.23%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (0.99%) ArcGIS
11 4 (0.99%) CloudStack
11 4 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (0.74%) Mule ESB
13 2 (0.49%) Apache Pig
14 1 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 3 (0.74%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 14 (3.46%) Payment Gateway
2 6 (1.48%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 259 (63.95%) Amazon AWS
2 124 (30.62%) PaaS
3 98 (24.20%) GitHub
4 73 (18.02%) Microsoft Azure
5 72 (17.78%) Google Cloud Platform
6 59 (14.57%) npm
7 43 (10.62%) Heroku
8 33 (8.15%) IaaS
9 31 (7.65%) IBM Cloud
10 23 (5.68%) OpenShift
11 10 (2.47%) AWS CloudFormation
12 8 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
13 7 (1.73%) Tricentis Tosca
13 7 (1.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 5 (1.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 5 (1.23%) Datadog
14 5 (1.23%) SaaS
15 4 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
16 3 (0.74%) CloudBees
16 3 (0.74%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.44%) Firewall
2 8 (1.98%) HTTP
3 4 (0.99%) DSL
4 3 (0.74%) FTP
4 3 (0.74%) SMS
4 3 (0.74%) SMTP
4 3 (0.74%) SSL
5 2 (0.49%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.25%) Internet
6 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (10.12%) NoSQL
2 38 (9.38%) HBase
3 37 (9.14%) Hadoop
4 36 (8.89%) Big Data
5 30 (7.41%) Redis
6 24 (5.93%) PostgreSQL
7 23 (5.68%) MongoDB
7 23 (5.68%) Relational Database
8 17 (4.20%) Apache Hive
9 14 (3.46%) Parquet
10 9 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (1.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 6 (1.48%) Couchbase
11 6 (1.48%) DB2
11 6 (1.48%) Geospatial Data
11 6 (1.48%) Impala
12 5 (1.23%) MariaDB
12 5 (1.23%) Neo4j
12 5 (1.23%) SQL Server
13 4 (0.99%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 215 (53.09%) Jenkins
2 137 (33.83%) Git (software)
3 97 (23.95%) Sonatype Nexus
4 93 (22.96%) Maven
5 69 (17.04%) SonarQube
6 58 (14.32%) Cucumber
7 50 (12.35%) Gradle
8 47 (11.60%) Selenium
9 43 (10.62%) GitLab
9 43 (10.62%) JIRA
10 41 (10.12%) Gerrit
11 30 (7.41%) Ant
11 30 (7.41%) gulp
11 30 (7.41%) IBM UrbanCode
12 28 (6.91%) JUnit
13 22 (5.43%) Artifactory
14 21 (5.19%) Bitbucket
15 18 (4.44%) CircleCI
15 18 (4.44%) Travis CI
16 16 (3.95%) Subversion
General
1 79 (19.51%) Finance
2 72 (17.78%) Banking
3 11 (2.72%) Investment Banking
4 9 (2.22%) Automotive
4 9 (2.22%) Retail Banking
5 6 (1.48%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.48%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.23%) Law
7 4 (0.99%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.74%) Marketing
9 2 (0.49%) Electronics
10 1 (0.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 159 (39.26%) DevOps Engineer
2 120 (29.63%) Developer
3 65 (16.05%) Java Developer
4 58 (14.32%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 52 (12.84%) Cloud Engineer
5 52 (12.84%) Senior DevOps
6 50 (12.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 37 (9.14%) AWS Engineer
8 33 (8.15%) Architect
9 30 (7.41%) Java Engineer
10 27 (6.67%) AWS DevOps
11 25 (6.17%) Senior Developer
12 23 (5.68%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 20 (4.94%) Senior Java Developer
14 18 (4.44%) Cloud Developer
15 13 (3.21%) Big Data Developer
15 13 (3.21%) Lead Developer
15 13 (3.21%) Python Developer
15 13 (3.21%) Python Engineer
16 11 (2.72%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (28.15%) Spring
2 87 (21.48%) Node.js
3 64 (15.80%) REST
4 60 (14.81%) Spring Boot
5 53 (13.09%) RESTful
6 46 (11.36%) Kafka
7 45 (11.11%) Spring Cloud
8 44 (10.86%) Web Services
9 40 (9.88%) RabbitMQ
10 37 (9.14%) JSON
11 30 (7.41%) React
12 29 (7.16%) OAuth
13 27 (6.67%) OAuth2
14 26 (6.42%) Middleware
15 25 (6.17%) AngularJS
16 23 (5.68%) CSS
17 19 (4.69%) HTML
18 14 (3.46%) Apache Avro
18 14 (3.46%) CSS3
18 14 (3.46%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 69 (17.04%) iPad
2 32 (7.90%) Linux Command Line
3 27 (6.67%) Cloud Native
4 25 (6.17%) Virtual Team
5 20 (4.94%) Greenfield Project
6 15 (3.70%) Public Cloud
7 13 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (3.21%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (2.72%) Computer Science
9 9 (2.22%) User Experience
10 8 (1.98%) Enterprise Cloud
11 7 (1.73%) Private Cloud
12 6 (1.48%) Data Centre
13 5 (1.23%) Data Structures
13 5 (1.23%) Mobile App
13 5 (1.23%) N-Tier
14 4 (0.99%) Mobile Banking
15 3 (0.74%) Fintech
15 3 (0.74%) W3C
16 2 (0.49%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 67 (16.54%) Linux
2 52 (12.84%) Unix
3 4 (0.99%) Solaris
4 2 (0.49%) Android
4 2 (0.49%) Windows
5 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.25%) CentOS
5 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 266 (65.68%) DevOps
2 221 (54.57%) Agile Software Development
3 153 (37.78%) TDD
4 116 (28.64%) Scrum
5 110 (27.16%) Microservices
6 89 (21.98%) Continuous Integration
7 80 (19.75%) BDD
8 69 (17.04%) E-Commerce
9 67 (16.54%) Open Source
10 53 (13.09%) Software Engineering
11 49 (12.10%) Test Automation
12 48 (11.85%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 41 (10.12%) Continuous Delivery
14 34 (8.40%) Deployment Automation
15 32 (7.90%) Kanban
15 32 (7.90%) OO
15 32 (7.90%) Pair Programming
16 30 (7.41%) ATDD
17 24 (5.93%) Configuration Management
18 19 (4.69%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 226 (55.80%) Java
2 161 (39.75%) Python
3 106 (26.17%) Ruby
4 96 (23.70%) Groovy
5 69 (17.04%) Bash Shell
5 69 (17.04%) JavaScript
6 37 (9.14%) Shell Script
7 33 (8.15%) C#
8 31 (7.65%) Scala
9 26 (6.42%) Go
9 26 (6.42%) Java 8
10 22 (5.43%) C++
11 18 (4.44%) PHP
12 13 (3.21%) SQL
13 8 (1.98%) ES6
14 7 (1.73%) Kotlin
15 6 (1.48%) PowerShell
16 4 (0.99%) Clojure
17 3 (0.74%) F#
17 3 (0.74%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 34 (8.40%) Degree
2 20 (4.94%) Security Cleared
3 19 (4.69%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.98%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (1.98%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.99%) TOGAF Certification
6 3 (0.74%) CCNA
6 3 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.74%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.49%) OCA
7 2 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.25%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (9.38%) GCP
2 22 (5.43%) QA
3 5 (1.23%) HIPAA
3 5 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.74%) SLA
5 1 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.25%) PSD2
System Software
1 185 (45.68%) Docker
2 31 (7.65%) HDFS
3 25 (6.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 23 (5.68%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (2.22%) Virtual Servers
6 7 (1.73%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (1.73%) vSphere
7 4 (0.99%) Active Directory
8 2 (0.49%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.25%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 139 (34.32%) Ansible
2 125 (30.86%) Kubernetes
3 91 (22.47%) Opscode Chef
4 77 (19.01%) Puppet
5 36 (8.89%) Mesos
6 32 (7.90%) Consul
7 28 (6.91%) Terraform
8 14 (3.46%) Hadoop YARN
9 12 (2.96%) Docker Swarm
10 6 (1.48%) Oozie
10 6 (1.48%) OpenView
10 6 (1.48%) SCOM
10 6 (1.48%) ZABBIX
11 4 (0.99%) vRealize Orchestrator
12 3 (0.74%) Packer
12 3 (0.74%) Rancher
12 3 (0.74%) Single Sign-On
12 3 (0.74%) yum
13 2 (0.49%) Kibana
13 2 (0.49%) Salt
Vendors
1 42 (10.37%) IBM
2 40 (9.88%) Google
3 33 (8.15%) Splunk
4 31 (7.65%) AppDynamics
5 21 (5.19%) Oracle
6 17 (4.20%) MuleSoft
7 11 (2.72%) Cloudera
7 11 (2.72%) New Relic
7 11 (2.72%) Red Hat
8 9 (2.22%) Microsoft
9 7 (1.73%) VMware
10 6 (1.48%) HP
10 6 (1.48%) SaltStack
10 6 (1.48%) Tealium
11 5 (1.23%) EMC
11 5 (1.23%) NetApp
11 5 (1.23%) Okta
11 5 (1.23%) TOWER Software
12 4 (0.99%) Apigee
12 4 (0.99%) Atlassian