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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 4 July 2022 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
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 711 638 506
Rank change year-on-year -73 -132 +122
Contract jobs citing Cloud Foundry 133 109 90
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.26% 1.29% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 73 55
10th Percentile £436 £424 £380
25th Percentile £510 £461 £461
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £580 £525 £550
Median % change year-on-year +10.48% -4.55% -
75th Percentile £638 £594 £625
90th Percentile £725 £623 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
10th Percentile £73.56 - £54.20
25th Percentile £74.19 £61.75 £56.75
Median hourly rate £75.91 £65.93 £62.00
Median % change year-on-year +15.13% +6.34% +101.63%
75th Percentile £76.95 £68.36 £66.25
90th Percentile £77.17 - £68.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £77.32 £63.50 -
% change year-on-year +21.76% - -

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 10,573 8,447 5,734
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.81% 12.73% 13.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,269 5,694 3,812
10th Percentile £313 £300 £288
25th Percentile £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £488 £475
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +2.63% +0.53%
75th Percentile £630 £575 £550
90th Percentile £738 £663 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £445 £450
% change year-on-year +6.74% -1.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 164 128
10th Percentile £14.25 £12.25 £12.63
25th Percentile £17.03 £16.14 £15.98
Median hourly rate £35.00 £23.71 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +47.60% +18.56% +0.79%
75th Percentile £65.32 £51.00 £33.19
90th Percentile £77.50 £65.54 £52.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.89 £19.44
% change year-on-year +2.81% +12.58% +11.09%

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 4 July 2022.

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
Top 10 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 4 July 2022. 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
Jobs
England -81 108 £580 +10.48% 10
London -87 85 £588 +12.44% 9
Work from Home -87 53 £600 +6.67% 3
UK excluding London -52 22 £550 +4.76% 3
North of England -35 16 £550 +3.53% 1
Yorkshire -13 13 £525 -12.13%
Scotland -15 4 £500 - 2
North West -30 3 £625 +21.95% 1
South West -13 2 £625 +66.67%
East of England - 2 £575 -

For the 6 months to 4 July 2022, 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 92 (69.17%) AWS
2 88 (66.17%) Agile
3 86 (64.66%) CI/CD
4 76 (57.14%) Java
5 62 (46.62%) REST
6 60 (45.11%) GitHub
7 59 (44.36%) Microservices
8 54 (40.60%) Jenkins
8 54 (40.60%) JavaScript
9 51 (38.35%) TDD
10 50 (37.59%) Azure
11 49 (36.84%) Kubernetes
12 48 (36.09%) Continuous Integration
13 47 (35.34%) DevOps
14 46 (34.59%) Python
15 44 (33.08%) PaaS
16 43 (32.33%) IaaS
16 43 (32.33%) Test Automation
17 42 (31.58%) Spring
18 38 (28.57%) Scrum
18 38 (28.57%) Git (software)
18 38 (28.57%) React
18 38 (28.57%) Terraform
19 35 (26.32%) JIRA
20 34 (25.56%) GCP
20 34 (25.56%) Social Skills
20 34 (25.56%) Full Stack Development
21 32 (24.06%) Kanban
22 31 (23.31%) Spring Boot
22 31 (23.31%) Kotlin

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 (21.05%) Confluence
2 17 (12.78%) Mule
3 11 (8.27%) WebSphere
4 7 (5.26%) OpenStack
5 6 (4.51%) IIS
5 6 (4.51%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (3.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 5 (3.76%) Apache
6 5 (3.76%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.26%) CloudStack
8 2 (1.50%) Camunda
9 1 (0.75%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.75%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.75%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 92 (69.17%) AWS
2 60 (45.11%) GitHub
3 50 (37.59%) Azure
4 44 (33.08%) PaaS
5 43 (32.33%) IaaS
6 34 (25.56%) GCP
7 18 (13.53%) OpenShift
8 17 (12.78%) SaaS
9 15 (11.28%) AWS CloudFormation
10 14 (10.53%) Slack
11 12 (9.02%) Amazon S3
12 8 (6.02%) CloudBees
13 7 (5.26%) GitHub Actions
14 5 (3.76%) Serverless
15 4 (3.01%) Anthos
15 4 (3.01%) Google Kubernetes Engine
16 3 (2.26%) AWS Lambda
16 3 (2.26%) Kong
16 3 (2.26%) npm
16 3 (2.26%) Pulumi
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.28%) Firewall
2 14 (10.53%) HTTPS
3 8 (6.02%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (3.76%) HTTP
4 5 (3.76%) IPsec
4 5 (3.76%) LAN
4 5 (3.76%) SSL
4 5 (3.76%) WAN
5 4 (3.01%) DNS
5 4 (3.01%) IKE
5 4 (3.01%) Network Security
5 4 (3.01%) VPN
6 2 (1.50%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.75%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.75%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.03%) MongoDB
2 12 (9.02%) NoSQL
3 9 (6.77%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (6.02%) SQL Server
5 7 (5.26%) Redis
6 4 (3.01%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.26%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.75%) DB2
8 1 (0.75%) DynamoDB
8 1 (0.75%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.75%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.75%) MySQL
8 1 (0.75%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.75%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (0.75%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.75%) Power BI
8 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.75%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 54 (40.60%) Jenkins
2 38 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 35 (26.32%) JIRA
4 22 (16.54%) Maven
5 20 (15.04%) SonarQube
6 18 (13.53%) Sonatype Nexus
7 16 (12.03%) JUnit
8 14 (10.53%) Mockito
9 12 (9.02%) IntelliJ
10 11 (8.27%) Xcode
11 10 (7.52%) TeamCity
12 9 (6.77%) Android Studio
12 9 (6.77%) CocoaPods
12 9 (6.77%) Gradle
13 8 (6.02%) CF BOSH
14 7 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 7 (5.26%) CircleCI
14 7 (5.26%) Selenium
15 5 (3.76%) Bitbucket Server
15 5 (3.76%) GitLab
General
1 34 (25.56%) Social Skills
2 18 (13.53%) Finance
3 16 (12.03%) Banking
4 11 (8.27%) Public Sector
5 7 (5.26%) Automotive
5 7 (5.26%) Manufacturing
6 5 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.76%) Influencing Skills
6 5 (3.76%) Presentation Skills
7 4 (3.01%) Private Banking
8 2 (1.50%) Documentation Skills
8 2 (1.50%) Retail
9 1 (0.75%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 1 (0.75%) Law
Job Titles
1 47 (35.34%) Developer
2 25 (18.80%) Architect
3 16 (12.03%) Java Developer
4 14 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
4 14 (10.53%) Site Engineer
4 14 (10.53%) Site Reliability Engineer
5 10 (7.52%) Security Architect
6 9 (6.77%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (6.02%) Cloud Engineer
7 8 (6.02%) Full Stack Developer
7 8 (6.02%) Software Engineer
8 7 (5.26%) Cloud Architect
8 7 (5.26%) Java Engineer
9 6 (4.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 6 (4.51%) Java Software Engineer
9 6 (4.51%) Senior Developer
10 5 (3.76%) AWS Engineer
10 5 (3.76%) Consultant
10 5 (3.76%) Lead Architect
10 5 (3.76%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (46.62%) REST
2 42 (31.58%) Spring
3 38 (28.57%) React
4 31 (23.31%) Spring Boot
5 29 (21.80%) JSON
6 28 (21.05%) HTML
7 27 (20.30%) Node.js
8 23 (17.29%) CSS
9 15 (11.28%) HTML5
10 14 (10.53%) SOAP
10 14 (10.53%) Swagger
10 14 (10.53%) WireMock
11 12 (9.02%) Ruby on Rails
12 11 (8.27%) AngularJS
13 10 (7.52%) OAuth
13 10 (7.52%) Vue.js
13 10 (7.52%) XML
14 9 (6.77%) jQuery
14 9 (6.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 8 (6.02%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 30 (22.56%) User Experience
2 25 (18.80%) Mobile App
3 12 (9.02%) Public Cloud
4 9 (6.77%) Private Cloud
5 8 (6.02%) Cloud Native
6 5 (3.76%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (3.01%) PKI
8 3 (2.26%) Data Centre
8 3 (2.26%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.50%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.50%) Equities
9 2 (1.50%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.50%) Legacy Applications
9 2 (1.50%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.50%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.75%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 27 (20.30%) Linux
2 24 (18.05%) Unix
3 12 (9.02%) Android
4 10 (7.52%) Apple iOS
5 6 (4.51%) Windows
6 2 (1.50%) DC/OS
6 2 (1.50%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (66.17%) Agile
2 86 (64.66%) CI/CD
3 59 (44.36%) Microservices
4 51 (38.35%) TDD
5 48 (36.09%) Continuous Integration
6 47 (35.34%) DevOps
7 43 (32.33%) Test Automation
8 38 (28.57%) Scrum
9 34 (25.56%) Full Stack Development
10 32 (24.06%) Kanban
11 29 (21.80%) Continuous Delivery
12 24 (18.05%) Infrastructure as Code
12 24 (18.05%) Pair Programming
13 22 (16.54%) BDD
14 20 (15.04%) Software Engineering
15 16 (12.03%) Front End Development
15 16 (12.03%) Site Reliability Engineering
16 14 (10.53%) Lean UX
16 14 (10.53%) Scaled Agile Framework
16 14 (10.53%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 76 (57.14%) Java
2 54 (40.60%) JavaScript
3 46 (34.59%) Python
4 31 (23.31%) Kotlin
5 27 (20.30%) Ruby
6 21 (15.79%) Go
7 12 (9.02%) SQL
8 11 (8.27%) Apple Swift
9 7 (5.26%) ES7
10 5 (3.76%) Bash
11 4 (3.01%) ES6
11 4 (3.01%) TypeScript
12 3 (2.26%) Groovy
12 3 (2.26%) Perl
12 3 (2.26%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.50%) PHP
13 2 (1.50%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.75%) C
14 1 (0.75%) C#
14 1 (0.75%) C++
Qualifications
1 27 (20.30%) Security Cleared
2 20 (15.04%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.51%) CEH
3 6 (4.51%) CISM
3 6 (4.51%) CISSP
4 5 (3.76%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (3.01%) CCIE
5 4 (3.01%) CCIE Security
5 4 (3.01%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.77%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (18.05%) Docker
2 4 (3.01%) vCloud
2 4 (3.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.01%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (1.50%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.75%) OpenDJ
Systems Management
1 49 (36.84%) Kubernetes
2 38 (28.57%) Terraform
3 22 (16.54%) Ansible
4 11 (8.27%) Puppet
5 5 (3.76%) Prometheus
6 4 (3.01%) Grafana
6 4 (3.01%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (2.26%) vRealize
8 2 (1.50%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 2 (1.50%) Consul
8 2 (1.50%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (1.50%) Kibana
8 2 (1.50%) logstash
8 2 (1.50%) Packer
Vendors
1 24 (18.05%) Google
2 22 (16.54%) Splunk
3 16 (12.03%) AppDynamics
4 11 (8.27%) VMware
5 9 (6.77%) Microsoft
6 8 (6.02%) ForgeRock
7 7 (5.26%) Oracle
8 5 (3.76%) Adobe
8 5 (3.76%) Cisco
8 5 (3.76%) MuleSoft
8 5 (3.76%) SAP
9 4 (3.01%) CA
10 2 (1.50%) BiZZdesign
10 2 (1.50%) Checkmarx
10 2 (1.50%) IBM
10 2 (1.50%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.50%) Sonatype
11 1 (0.75%) Foundry
11 1 (0.75%) Palantir
11 1 (0.75%) TOWER Software