Period
to 17 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 546 630 827
Rank change year-on-year +84 +197 +18
Contract jobs citing Cloud Foundry 346 267 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.25% 0.057%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.02% 1.36% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 174 34
UK median daily rate £513 £505 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.49% +1.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £400 £400 £422
90th Percentile £688 £631 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £525 £450
% change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% -35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £47.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.68% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £47.50 -
% change year-on-year -13.68% - -

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 17096 19657 20307
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.63% 18.55% 17.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11208 12754 12776
UK median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £227
90th Percentile £606 £588 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 438 495 613
UK median hourly rate £20.22 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.09% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.20 £11.05
90th Percentile £47.83 £48.75 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.73 £19.19
% change year-on-year -3.52% +8.05% +9.63%

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 November 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 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 November 2017. 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 +83 327 £500 -1.96% 9
UK excluding London +119 193 £500 -4.76% 5
London -17 149 £563 +12.50% 5
South East +75 110 £500 -11.11% 1
North of England +58 28 £550 -2.22% 1
Midlands +44 18 £550 +10.00%
Yorkshire +17 18 £550 -2.22%
West Midlands - 17 £550 -
East of England -15 16 £463 +27.59% 1
Scotland +1 11 £450 +2.86% 1
North West - 10 £563 - 1
South West +6 8 £650 +23.81% 1
Wales +2 6 £625 +35.14%
East Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 218 (63.01%) Java
2 192 (55.49%) DevOps
3 183 (52.89%) Amazon AWS
4 168 (48.55%) Agile Software Development
5 150 (43.35%) PaaS
6 142 (41.04%) Jenkins
7 120 (34.68%) Ansible
8 118 (34.10%) Spring
9 110 (31.79%) Linux
10 109 (31.50%) Microservices
11 108 (31.21%) Docker
12 96 (27.75%) TDD
13 95 (27.46%) Python
14 93 (26.88%) Microsoft Azure
15 85 (24.57%) Spring Boot
15 85 (24.57%) Opscode Chef
16 83 (23.99%) Puppet
17 77 (22.25%) Kubernetes
17 77 (22.25%) Continuous Integration
18 76 (21.97%) Ruby
19 73 (21.10%) Banking
20 72 (20.81%) JavaScript
21 65 (18.79%) OpenShift
22 63 (18.21%) Open Source
23 62 (17.92%) Go
24 60 (17.34%) Scrum
24 60 (17.34%) Git (software)
25 53 (15.32%) Finance
25 53 (15.32%) Unix
26 50 (14.45%) RESTful

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 28 (8.09%) Tomcat
2 26 (7.51%) Confluence
3 24 (6.94%) Apache
3 24 (6.94%) OpenStack
4 22 (6.36%) Apache Spark
5 19 (5.49%) nginx
6 13 (3.76%) GemFire
7 10 (2.89%) Mule
8 7 (2.02%) Anypoint
9 6 (1.73%) WebSphere
10 5 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (1.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 4 (1.16%) IBM Domino
11 4 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.87%) CloudStack
12 3 (0.87%) CMS
12 3 (0.87%) Mule ESB
12 3 (0.87%) WildFly
13 2 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.58%) Liferay
Applications
1 13 (3.76%) HipChat
2 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.31%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 183 (52.89%) Amazon AWS
2 150 (43.35%) PaaS
3 93 (26.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 65 (18.79%) OpenShift
5 50 (14.45%) GitHub
6 40 (11.56%) Heroku
7 33 (9.54%) Google Cloud Platform
8 22 (6.36%) IaaS
8 22 (6.36%) npm
9 17 (4.91%) Bluemix
9 17 (4.91%) IBM Cloud
10 16 (4.62%) AWS CloudFormation
11 11 (3.18%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (1.73%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (1.73%) Amazon S3
12 6 (1.73%) SaaS
12 6 (1.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 5 (1.45%) Amazon ELB
13 5 (1.45%) CloudBees
14 4 (1.16%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.31%) Firewall
2 7 (2.02%) HTTP
3 4 (1.16%) DNS
4 2 (0.58%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.29%) LAN
5 1 (0.29%) SSH
5 1 (0.29%) SSL
5 1 (0.29%) VPN
5 1 (0.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (13.01%) NoSQL
2 38 (10.98%) MySQL
3 29 (8.38%) MongoDB
4 28 (8.09%) PostgreSQL
5 27 (7.80%) Redis
6 23 (6.65%) Big Data
7 18 (5.20%) DB2
8 17 (4.91%) Hadoop
9 16 (4.62%) HBase
10 15 (4.34%) Relational Database
11 14 (4.05%) RDBMS
12 13 (3.76%) Apache Hive
12 13 (3.76%) OLTP
12 13 (3.76%) Oracle Database
13 5 (1.45%) SQL Server
14 4 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
15 3 (0.87%) CouchDB
16 2 (0.58%) MariaDB
16 2 (0.58%) MarkLogic
17 1 (0.29%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 142 (41.04%) Jenkins
2 60 (17.34%) Git (software)
3 36 (10.40%) Sonatype Nexus
4 35 (10.12%) JIRA
5 33 (9.54%) Gradle
5 33 (9.54%) Maven
6 30 (8.67%) Cucumber
7 28 (8.09%) Bitbucket
8 26 (7.51%) Selenium
9 24 (6.94%) IBM UrbanCode
10 22 (6.36%) JUnit
11 21 (6.07%) Travis CI
12 19 (5.49%) gulp
13 15 (4.34%) IntelliJ
13 15 (4.34%) TeamCity
14 14 (4.05%) GitLab
14 14 (4.05%) SonarQube
15 13 (3.76%) CircleCI
16 10 (2.89%) Gerrit
17 8 (2.31%) JMeter
General
1 73 (21.10%) Banking
2 53 (15.32%) Finance
3 27 (7.80%) Retail Banking
4 12 (3.47%) Billing
5 11 (3.18%) Automotive
6 8 (2.31%) Front Office
7 6 (1.73%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.16%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.16%) Publishing
9 3 (0.87%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.87%) Retail
9 3 (0.87%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.58%) Advertising
10 2 (0.58%) Games
10 2 (0.58%) Local Government
11 1 (0.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 110 (31.79%) DevOps Engineer
2 92 (26.59%) Developer
3 64 (18.50%) Java Developer
4 46 (13.29%) Architect
5 23 (6.65%) Java Engineer
6 21 (6.07%) Cloud Engineer
7 17 (4.91%) Cloud Architect
8 15 (4.34%) Senior Developer
8 15 (4.34%) Senior Java Engineer
9 14 (4.05%) Senior Java Developer
10 13 (3.76%) AWS DevOps
11 12 (3.47%) Cloud Developer
11 12 (3.47%) Software Engineer
12 11 (3.18%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 11 (3.18%) AWS Engineer
12 11 (3.18%) Platform Engineer
12 11 (3.18%) Senior Software Engineer
12 11 (3.18%) Software Developer
13 10 (2.89%) Linux Engineer
13 10 (2.89%) Senior Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (34.10%) Spring
2 85 (24.57%) Spring Boot
3 50 (14.45%) RESTful
4 49 (14.16%) Node.js
4 49 (14.16%) REST
5 46 (13.29%) AngularJS
5 46 (13.29%) Web Services
6 34 (9.83%) Kafka
7 32 (9.25%) J2EE
8 30 (8.67%) React
9 28 (8.09%) HTML
10 27 (7.80%) CSS
10 27 (7.80%) JSON
11 26 (7.51%) Middleware
12 25 (7.23%) RabbitMQ
12 25 (7.23%) SOAP
13 24 (6.94%) Spring Cloud
14 20 (5.78%) Apache Camel
15 17 (4.91%) OAuth
16 16 (4.62%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.78%) Cloud Native
1 20 (5.78%) Linux Command Line
2 17 (4.91%) Computer Science
2 17 (4.91%) Mobile App
3 16 (4.62%) Virtual Team
4 13 (3.76%) Replication
5 12 (3.47%) Greenfield Project
5 12 (3.47%) User Experience
6 11 (3.18%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (3.18%) Public Cloud
7 10 (2.89%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (2.31%) iPad
8 8 (2.31%) Market Risk
9 6 (1.73%) Mobile Banking
10 3 (0.87%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.87%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.58%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.58%) Online Banking
12 1 (0.29%) Blog
12 1 (0.29%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 110 (31.79%) Linux
2 53 (15.32%) Unix
3 15 (4.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (3.76%) CoreOS
4 13 (3.76%) Solaris
5 7 (2.02%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.02%) CentOS
6 6 (1.73%) Windows
7 4 (1.16%) Android
8 3 (0.87%) DC/OS
9 2 (0.58%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.58%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (55.49%) DevOps
2 168 (48.55%) Agile Software Development
3 109 (31.50%) Microservices
4 96 (27.75%) TDD
5 77 (22.25%) Continuous Integration
6 63 (18.21%) Open Source
7 60 (17.34%) Scrum
8 41 (11.85%) Kanban
9 37 (10.69%) Configuration Management
10 36 (10.40%) BDD
11 35 (10.12%) Continuous Delivery
12 28 (8.09%) Software Engineering
12 28 (8.09%) Test Automation
13 25 (7.23%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 23 (6.65%) Migration
15 19 (5.49%) API Design
15 19 (5.49%) Pair Programming
16 18 (5.20%) API Development
16 18 (5.20%) Enterprise Architecture
17 17 (4.91%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 218 (63.01%) Java
2 95 (27.46%) Python
3 76 (21.97%) Ruby
4 72 (20.81%) JavaScript
5 62 (17.92%) Go
6 40 (11.56%) Shell Script
7 36 (10.40%) Groovy
8 35 (10.12%) SQL
9 21 (6.07%) C#
10 16 (4.62%) Perl
11 14 (4.05%) Bash Shell
12 10 (2.89%) C++
13 9 (2.60%) PHP
13 9 (2.60%) Scala
14 2 (0.58%) ES6
15 1 (0.29%) Apple Swift
15 1 (0.29%) Clojure
15 1 (0.29%) GraphQL
15 1 (0.29%) Kotlin
15 1 (0.29%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (5.20%) Degree
2 8 (2.31%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.45%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.58%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (0.58%) DBS Check
4 2 (0.58%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.29%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.51%) QA
2 21 (6.07%) GCP
3 4 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.29%) PSD2
System Software
1 108 (31.21%) Docker
2 18 (5.20%) Virtual Machines
3 15 (4.34%) HDFS
4 13 (3.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 10 (2.89%) Virtual Servers
6 6 (1.73%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (0.87%) vSphere
8 2 (0.58%) Xen
9 1 (0.29%) LXC
9 1 (0.29%) vCloud
9 1 (0.29%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 120 (34.68%) Ansible
2 85 (24.57%) Opscode Chef
3 83 (23.99%) Puppet
4 77 (22.25%) Kubernetes
5 21 (6.07%) Terraform
6 18 (5.20%) Docker Swarm
6 18 (5.20%) Mesos
7 14 (4.05%) Rancher
8 9 (2.60%) Packer
9 5 (1.45%) Graphite
9 5 (1.45%) Nagios
10 4 (1.16%) Opsview
11 3 (0.87%) Apache Brooklyn
11 3 (0.87%) Marathon
12 2 (0.58%) Salt
13 1 (0.29%) Capistrano
13 1 (0.29%) CFEngine
13 1 (0.29%) Grafana
13 1 (0.29%) logstash
13 1 (0.29%) yum
Vendors
1 31 (8.96%) Oracle
2 27 (7.80%) Red Hat
3 20 (5.78%) AppDynamics
3 20 (5.78%) MuleSoft
4 18 (5.20%) Splunk
5 16 (4.62%) IBM
6 14 (4.05%) Atlassian
7 13 (3.76%) Google
7 13 (3.76%) New Relic
8 12 (3.47%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (2.60%) VMware
10 7 (2.02%) Apigee
11 4 (1.16%) Adobe
11 4 (1.16%) Cloudera
11 4 (1.16%) Microsoft
12 3 (0.87%) SaltStack
12 3 (0.87%) Sun
13 2 (0.58%) CA
13 2 (0.58%) Telerik
13 2 (0.58%) Xamarin