Period
to 26 June 2019

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 26 June 2019 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
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 616 498 530
Rank change year-on-year -118 +32 +144
Contract jobs citing Cloud Foundry 235 405 327
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.40% 0.36%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.64% 2.45% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 228 225
UK median daily rate £559 £550 £573
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.59% -3.93% +4.09%
10th Percentile £413 £425 £450
90th Percentile £713 £675 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £550 £525
% change year-on-year -4.46% +4.67% -4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
UK median hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 14,351 16,505 15,610
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.75% 16.38% 17.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,130 10,917 10,085
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £258
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 324 382 362
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £19.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -0.32% -4.57%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.62 £11.25
90th Percentile £49.28 £49.88 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.51 £19.00
% change year-on-year -0.06% -7.84% -7.32%

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 26 June 2019.

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 12 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 26 June 2019. 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 -86 212 £565 +2.82% 4
London +7 129 £600 +9.09%
UK excluding London -105 102 £525 -4.46% 4
South East -57 45 £525 +5.00% 1
North of England +13 34 £475 -13.64% 3
Yorkshire +19 29 £525 -
Scotland -14 14 £465 -3.38%
South West -30 7 £750 +15.38%
Wales -16 4 - -
North West +16 3 £425 -25.44% 3
East of England -5 3 £466 +3.56%
North East +28 2 £425 -

For the 6 months to 26 June 2019, 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.

1 144 (61.28%) Java
1 144 (61.28%) DevOps
2 138 (58.72%) Amazon AWS
3 123 (52.34%) Agile Software Development
4 120 (51.06%) Python
4 120 (51.06%) Jenkins
5 106 (45.11%) Ansible
6 91 (38.72%) PaaS
7 86 (36.60%) Puppet
8 84 (35.74%) Opscode Chef
9 77 (32.77%) Microsoft Azure
10 72 (30.64%) Docker
10 72 (30.64%) Kubernetes
11 68 (28.94%) Finance
12 61 (25.96%) Ruby
13 56 (23.83%) Google Cloud Platform
14 55 (23.40%) Test Automation
14 55 (23.40%) Continuous Integration
15 51 (21.70%) Git (software)
16 49 (20.85%) nginx
17 47 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
18 46 (19.57%) JSON
18 46 (19.57%) Spring
18 46 (19.57%) Maven
19 45 (19.15%) Groovy
19 45 (19.15%) Microservices
20 44 (18.72%) Software Engineering
20 44 (18.72%) Banking
21 43 (18.30%) Linux
21 43 (18.30%) Open Source

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 49 (20.85%) nginx
2 23 (9.79%) Tomcat
2 23 (9.79%) WebSphere
3 19 (8.09%) OpenStack
4 17 (7.23%) Confluence
5 10 (4.26%) Mule
6 8 (3.40%) Apache
7 7 (2.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 6 (2.55%) GemFire
9 5 (2.13%) Apache Pig
10 3 (1.28%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.85%) Camunda
11 2 (0.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (1.70%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.43%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Magento
1 1 (0.43%) SAP Hybris
1 1 (0.43%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 138 (58.72%) Amazon AWS
2 91 (38.72%) PaaS
3 77 (32.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 56 (23.83%) Google Cloud Platform
5 34 (14.47%) npm
6 30 (12.77%) GitHub
7 29 (12.34%) Cloud Computing
8 18 (7.66%) OpenShift
9 17 (7.23%) Heroku
10 16 (6.81%) IaaS
11 13 (5.53%) Serverless
12 9 (3.83%) Amazon EMR
12 9 (3.83%) Amazon S3
12 9 (3.83%) AWS CloudFormation
12 9 (3.83%) AWS Lambda
12 9 (3.83%) Slack
13 8 (3.40%) Amazon Kinesis
14 7 (2.98%) Amazon EC2
15 4 (1.70%) Azure Functions
16 3 (1.28%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.23%) Firewall
2 13 (5.53%) DSL
3 8 (3.40%) HTTP
4 5 (2.13%) Internet
5 3 (1.28%) DNS
5 3 (1.28%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (1.28%) PuTTY
6 2 (0.85%) AMQP
6 2 (0.85%) DHCP
6 2 (0.85%) Intranet
7 1 (0.43%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (9.79%) NoSQL
2 20 (8.51%) Big Data
3 16 (6.81%) MongoDB
4 12 (5.11%) Apache Cassandra
5 11 (4.68%) MySQL
6 8 (3.40%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 7 (2.98%) Hadoop
8 6 (2.55%) MariaDB
9 5 (2.13%) Amazon Athena
9 5 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (2.13%) Amazon Redshift
9 5 (2.13%) Apache Hive
9 5 (2.13%) HBase
9 5 (2.13%) Impala
9 5 (2.13%) Mahout
9 5 (2.13%) Parquet
9 5 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.70%) InterSystems Cache
10 4 (1.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 120 (51.06%) Jenkins
2 51 (21.70%) Git (software)
3 46 (19.57%) Maven
4 41 (17.45%) Gradle
5 34 (14.47%) gulp
6 31 (13.19%) JUnit
7 24 (10.21%) Sonatype Nexus
8 22 (9.36%) IBM UrbanCode
9 21 (8.94%) CF BOSH
10 20 (8.51%) JIRA
10 20 (8.51%) Selenium
11 17 (7.23%) SonarQube
12 16 (6.81%) CircleCI
12 16 (6.81%) Travis CI
13 13 (5.53%) TeamCity
14 11 (4.68%) Jasmine
15 10 (4.26%) Mockito
16 9 (3.83%) GitLab
17 8 (3.40%) Artifactory
17 8 (3.40%) Subversion
General
1 68 (28.94%) Finance
2 44 (18.72%) Banking
3 12 (5.11%) Retail
4 9 (3.83%) Games
5 4 (1.70%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.28%) Marketing
6 3 (1.28%) Military
6 3 (1.28%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.28%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.85%) Automotive
7 2 (0.85%) Electronics
7 2 (0.85%) Front Office
7 2 (0.85%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 89 (37.87%) DevOps Engineer
2 60 (25.53%) Developer
3 31 (13.19%) Java Developer
4 22 (9.36%) Architect
5 15 (6.38%) Cloud Engineer
6 12 (5.11%) Consultant
7 11 (4.68%) AWS Engineer
7 11 (4.68%) Senior Developer
8 10 (4.26%) AWS DevOps
9 9 (3.83%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 9 (3.83%) Platform Engineer
9 9 (3.83%) Python Developer
9 9 (3.83%) Senior DevOps
10 8 (3.40%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 8 (3.40%) Technical Architect
11 7 (2.98%) Azure Engineer
11 7 (2.98%) Cloud Developer
11 7 (2.98%) Storage Consultant
12 6 (2.55%) Azure DevOps
12 6 (2.55%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (19.57%) JSON
1 46 (19.57%) Spring
2 41 (17.45%) REST
2 41 (17.45%) RESTful
3 40 (17.02%) Spring Boot
4 30 (12.77%) Node.js
5 26 (11.06%) SOAP
5 26 (11.06%) Web Services
6 23 (9.79%) XML
7 20 (8.51%) CSS
7 20 (8.51%) HTML
8 18 (7.66%) XML Messaging
9 17 (7.23%) Kafka
10 15 (6.38%) React
11 13 (5.53%) AngularJS
12 12 (5.11%) WireMock
13 11 (4.68%) Middleware
14 10 (4.26%) RabbitMQ
15 9 (3.83%) Jest
15 9 (3.83%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.66%) Mobile App
2 13 (5.53%) Public Cloud
3 12 (5.11%) User Experience
4 11 (4.68%) iSeries
4 11 (4.68%) Mainframe
5 10 (4.26%) FMCG
5 10 (4.26%) Private Cloud
6 9 (3.83%) PKI
7 5 (2.13%) Cloud Native
7 5 (2.13%) Data Centre
7 5 (2.13%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (2.13%) Mobile Banking
8 3 (1.28%) Cyberattack
8 3 (1.28%) Equities
8 3 (1.28%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.85%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.43%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.43%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.43%) DataPower
10 1 (0.43%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 43 (18.30%) Linux
2 19 (8.09%) Unix
3 15 (6.38%) Windows
4 13 (5.53%) Android
5 12 (5.11%) Apple iOS
6 11 (4.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (2.98%) Solaris
8 4 (1.70%) Kali Linux
9 3 (1.28%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.85%) AIX
10 2 (0.85%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (61.28%) DevOps
2 123 (52.34%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (23.40%) Continuous Integration
3 55 (23.40%) Test Automation
4 47 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 45 (19.15%) Microservices
6 44 (18.72%) Software Engineering
7 43 (18.30%) Open Source
8 28 (11.91%) Scrum
9 27 (11.49%) Infrastructure as Code
10 25 (10.64%) Deployment Automation
11 24 (10.21%) TDD
12 23 (9.79%) Continuous Deployment
13 22 (9.36%) Stakeholder Management
14 21 (8.94%) Problem-Solving
15 19 (8.09%) Software Delivery
15 19 (8.09%) User Stories
16 18 (7.66%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
17 17 (7.23%) Self-Awareness
18 16 (6.81%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 144 (61.28%) Java
2 120 (51.06%) Python
3 61 (25.96%) Ruby
4 45 (19.15%) Groovy
5 42 (17.87%) JavaScript
6 36 (15.32%) Shell Script
7 33 (14.04%) Go
8 16 (6.81%) Java 8
9 14 (5.96%) C++
9 14 (5.96%) SQL
10 12 (5.11%) Bash Shell
10 12 (5.11%) C#
11 11 (4.68%) PowerShell
12 10 (4.26%) PHP
13 5 (2.13%) Kotlin
13 5 (2.13%) Perl
14 3 (1.28%) Korn
15 2 (0.85%) Apple Swift
15 2 (0.85%) C
15 2 (0.85%) ES6
Qualifications
1 18 (7.66%) Security Cleared
2 15 (6.38%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.70%) MCSE
3 4 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.70%) PhD
4 3 (1.28%) Degree
4 3 (1.28%) Sun Certification
5 2 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.43%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.43%) CISSP
6 1 (0.43%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.43%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.13%) PSD2
2 2 (0.85%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.43%) SLA
System Software
1 72 (30.64%) Docker
2 34 (14.47%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (3.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.13%) Apache Flume
4 5 (2.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 5 (2.13%) HDFS
5 4 (1.70%) vCloud
6 3 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (1.28%) vSphere
7 1 (0.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 106 (45.11%) Ansible
2 86 (36.60%) Puppet
3 84 (35.74%) Opscode Chef
4 72 (30.64%) Kubernetes
5 40 (17.02%) Terraform
6 8 (3.40%) Prometheus
7 5 (2.13%) Hadoop YARN
7 5 (2.13%) Oozie
8 4 (1.70%) Grafana
8 4 (1.70%) Istio
8 4 (1.70%) Mesos
8 4 (1.70%) Nessus
8 4 (1.70%) Nmap
8 4 (1.70%) Rancher
8 4 (1.70%) Sysdig
9 3 (1.28%) HP SiteScope
9 3 (1.28%) OpenView
10 2 (0.85%) yum
11 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.43%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 26 (11.06%) Google
2 25 (10.64%) Splunk
3 22 (9.36%) EMC
3 22 (9.36%) NetApp
3 22 (9.36%) TOWER Software
4 17 (7.23%) F5
5 15 (6.38%) AppDynamics
6 14 (5.96%) Oracle
7 10 (4.26%) Facebook
8 8 (3.40%) MuleSoft
8 8 (3.40%) Red Hat
8 8 (3.40%) VMware
9 7 (2.98%) Adobe
9 7 (2.98%) Palo Alto
10 6 (2.55%) Atlassian
10 6 (2.55%) New Relic
11 4 (1.70%) IBM
11 4 (1.70%) Qualys
11 4 (1.70%) SolarWinds
11 4 (1.70%) Veritas