Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 681 412 709
Rank change year-on-year -269 +297 -130
Contract jobs citing Cloud Foundry 114 106 147
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.36% 0.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.11% 2.37% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 71 95
10th Percentile £456 £413 £413
25th Percentile £502 £463 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £538 £555
Median % change year-on-year -2.33% -3.15% +0.91%
75th Percentile £600 £625 £641
90th Percentile £691 £650 £708
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £525 £550
% change year-on-year - -4.55% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
10th Percentile £56.05 " "
25th Percentile £61.75 " £11.25
Median hourly rate £63.50 - £11.50
75th Percentile £65.25 " £11.75
90th Percentile £68.16 " "
UK excluding London median hourly rate £63.50 - -

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 10,309 4,466 13,462
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.14% 15.11% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,034 2,989 8,704
10th Percentile £300 £300 £263
25th Percentile £406 £381 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £460
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
75th Percentile £590 £563 £556
90th Percentile £675 £655 £636
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 113 310
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.63 £11.00
25th Percentile £16.28 £16.13 £14.00
Median hourly rate £24.50 £21.80 £20.87
Median % change year-on-year +12.39% +4.44% +4.36%
75th Percentile £53.75 £38.25 £39.71
90th Percentile £68.75 £59.50 £48.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.18 £20.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +10.90% -2.44% +7.89%

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 19 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Cloud Foundry over the 6 months to 19 September 2021.

Hourly rate histogram 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 19 September 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 -224 97 £525 +2.94% 15
London -181 67 £550 +10.00% 12
Work from Home -246 31 £550 -8.33%
UK excluding London -157 25 £525 - 2
North of England -90 12 £525 +16.67% 1
North West -49 6 £525 - 1
Yorkshire -65 6 £525 +16.67%
South East -83 5 £568 -2.58%
Midlands - 4 £500 -
Scotland -74 2 - -
East of England - 2 £550 -
West Midlands - 2 £475 -
East Midlands - 2 £525 -
South West -39 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 75 (65.79%) Java
2 58 (50.88%) AWS
3 54 (47.37%) DevOps
4 50 (43.86%) Spring
5 47 (41.23%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (40.35%) Spring Boot
7 43 (37.72%) Kubernetes
8 40 (35.09%) JavaScript
9 39 (34.21%) Jenkins
10 37 (32.46%) Microservices
11 36 (31.58%) Python
12 32 (28.07%) TDD
12 32 (28.07%) Git (software)
13 31 (27.19%) GCP
14 27 (23.68%) Software Engineering
15 26 (22.81%) Azure
16 25 (21.93%) Linux
17 24 (21.05%) Docker
18 22 (19.30%) Scrum
18 22 (19.30%) Backlog Management
19 21 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
20 20 (17.54%) React
20 20 (17.54%) Full Stack Development
20 20 (17.54%) Terraform
21 19 (16.67%) Pair Programming
22 18 (15.79%) IntelliJ
23 17 (14.91%) Gradle
23 17 (14.91%) Test Automation
23 17 (14.91%) NoSQL
23 17 (14.91%) REST

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 13 (11.40%) Tomcat
2 10 (8.77%) Apache
3 8 (7.02%) Apache Airflow
4 7 (6.14%) WebSphere
5 6 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (3.51%) Confluence
6 4 (3.51%) Jetty
7 3 (2.63%) JBoss
7 3 (2.63%) Mule
7 3 (2.63%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.75%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.88%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.88%) Camunda
9 1 (0.88%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 58 (50.88%) AWS
2 31 (27.19%) GCP
3 26 (22.81%) Azure
4 16 (14.04%) PaaS
5 14 (12.28%) IaaS
6 10 (8.77%) GitHub
6 10 (8.77%) OpenShift
7 7 (6.14%) Heroku
7 7 (6.14%) Serverless
8 6 (5.26%) Amazon ECS
9 5 (4.39%) Apigee
10 4 (3.51%) Amazon EKS
10 4 (3.51%) Amazon S3
10 4 (3.51%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (3.51%) IBM Cloud
11 3 (2.63%) AWS CodePipeline
11 3 (2.63%) SuccessFactors
12 2 (1.75%) Azure Functions
12 2 (1.75%) Azure Storage
12 2 (1.75%) Azure Synapse Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.63%) DNS
2 2 (1.75%) Firewall
2 2 (1.75%) HTTP
2 2 (1.75%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.75%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.91%) NoSQL
2 8 (7.02%) MongoDB
3 5 (4.39%) SAP HANA
4 4 (3.51%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (2.63%) Neo4j
5 3 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.75%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (1.75%) BigQuery
6 2 (1.75%) Data Lake
6 2 (1.75%) DB2
6 2 (1.75%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.75%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.88%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 39 (34.21%) Jenkins
2 32 (28.07%) Git (software)
3 18 (15.79%) IntelliJ
4 17 (14.91%) Gradle
5 8 (7.02%) JIRA
5 8 (7.02%) Postman
5 8 (7.02%) TeamCity
6 7 (6.14%) Maven
7 5 (4.39%) Eclipse
7 5 (4.39%) JUnit
7 5 (4.39%) Mockito
7 5 (4.39%) Visual Studio
8 4 (3.51%) Visual Studio Code
9 3 (2.63%) Bitbucket
9 3 (2.63%) SonarQube
9 3 (2.63%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (2.63%) Travis CI
10 2 (1.75%) GitLab
10 2 (1.75%) PHPUnit
10 2 (1.75%) Selenium
General
1 17 (14.91%) Social Skills
2 15 (13.16%) Banking
3 14 (12.28%) Manufacturing
4 13 (11.40%) Finance
5 6 (5.26%) Law
6 3 (2.63%) Automotive
6 3 (2.63%) Retail
7 2 (1.75%) Presentation Skills
8 1 (0.88%) Electronics
8 1 (0.88%) Front Office
8 1 (0.88%) Games
8 1 (0.88%) Influencing Skills
8 1 (0.88%) Marketing
8 1 (0.88%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 55 (48.25%) Developer
2 22 (19.30%) Java Developer
3 18 (15.79%) DevOps Engineer
4 12 (10.53%) Senior Developer
5 8 (7.02%) Backend Developer
5 8 (7.02%) Full Stack Developer
6 7 (6.14%) Architect
6 7 (6.14%) Cloud Developer
6 7 (6.14%) Java Engineer
6 7 (6.14%) Lead DevOps
6 7 (6.14%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 7 (6.14%) PHP Developer
6 7 (6.14%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (6.14%) Software Engineer
7 6 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
7 6 (5.26%) Software Developer
8 5 (4.39%) AWS Engineer
8 5 (4.39%) Java Software Developer
8 5 (4.39%) Java Software Engineer
8 5 (4.39%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (43.86%) Spring
2 46 (40.35%) Spring Boot
3 20 (17.54%) React
4 17 (14.91%) REST
5 16 (14.04%) Node.js
6 13 (11.40%) RESTful
7 12 (10.53%) Kafka
8 10 (8.77%) HTML
8 10 (8.77%) OAuth
9 9 (7.89%) CSS
9 9 (7.89%) JSON
9 9 (7.89%) Web Services
10 8 (7.02%) XML
11 7 (6.14%) Middleware
11 7 (6.14%) Spring Cloud
12 6 (5.26%) AngularJS
12 6 (5.26%) Elastic Stack
13 5 (4.39%) Drools
13 5 (4.39%) SOAP
13 5 (4.39%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.16%) Cloud Native
2 10 (8.77%) Data Protection Act
2 10 (8.77%) User Experience
3 6 (5.26%) Equities
4 5 (4.39%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.39%) Legacy Applications
5 4 (3.51%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.51%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.63%) Blog
6 3 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.75%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 25 (21.93%) Linux
2 14 (12.28%) Unix
3 4 (3.51%) Android
4 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.88%) CentOS
4 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (47.37%) DevOps
2 47 (41.23%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (32.46%) Microservices
4 32 (28.07%) TDD
5 27 (23.68%) Software Engineering
6 22 (19.30%) Backlog Management
6 22 (19.30%) Scrum
7 21 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (17.54%) Full Stack Development
9 19 (16.67%) Pair Programming
10 17 (14.91%) Clean Code
10 17 (14.91%) Test Automation
11 13 (11.40%) SOLID
12 10 (8.77%) Data Protection
12 10 (8.77%) Extreme Programming
12 10 (8.77%) Infrastructure as Code
13 7 (6.14%) Mathematics
13 7 (6.14%) OO
13 7 (6.14%) Problem Management
13 7 (6.14%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (65.79%) Java
2 40 (35.09%) JavaScript
3 36 (31.58%) Python
4 17 (14.91%) Ruby
5 13 (11.40%) Kotlin
6 12 (10.53%) SQL
7 8 (7.02%) Go
7 8 (7.02%) PHP
8 7 (6.14%) Java 8
9 5 (4.39%) Groovy
9 5 (4.39%) Perl
10 4 (3.51%) Elixir
10 4 (3.51%) Java 11
10 4 (3.51%) Scala
11 3 (2.63%) C#
11 3 (2.63%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.75%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.88%) C++
13 1 (0.88%) SAPscript
13 1 (0.88%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (5.26%) DBS Check
2 4 (3.51%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.75%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.88%) Degree
4 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.88%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (21.05%) Docker
2 2 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 43 (37.72%) Kubernetes
2 20 (17.54%) Terraform
3 16 (14.04%) Ansible
4 11 (9.65%) Puppet
5 4 (3.51%) Kibana
5 4 (3.51%) logstash
5 4 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.75%) Consul
6 2 (1.75%) PingFederate
7 1 (0.88%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.88%) Rancher
7 1 (0.88%) Salt
7 1 (0.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (14.91%) CA
1 17 (14.91%) CA Agile Central
2 11 (9.65%) Google
2 11 (9.65%) SAP
3 9 (7.89%) Oracle
4 6 (5.26%) AppDynamics
5 5 (4.39%) IBM
5 5 (4.39%) Red Hat
5 5 (4.39%) VMware
6 4 (3.51%) Splunk
7 3 (2.63%) MuleSoft
8 2 (1.75%) Databricks
8 2 (1.75%) F5
8 2 (1.75%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.88%) Adobe
9 1 (0.88%) Syclo