Period
to 13 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Terraform skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Terraform over the 6 months to 13 August 2020 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.

Terraform
London > Central London
6 months to
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 37 80 85
Rank change year-on-year +43 +5 +59
Contract jobs citing Terraform 141 275 270
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 5.49% 3.30% 2.95%
As % of the Systems Management category 31.61% 19.22% 19.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 224 224
Median daily rate £560 £575 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.61% - +9.52%
10th Percentile £463 £479 £483
90th Percentile £675 £700 £698
London median daily rate £550 £590 £565
% change year-on-year -6.78% +4.42% +5.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £70.00 -
London median hourly rate £35.00 £70.00 £65.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +7.69% -

Terraform is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 446 1,431 1,413
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 17.35% 17.17% 15.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 1,158 1,116
Median daily rate £538 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.27% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £408 £350 £328
90th Percentile £675 £688 £675
London median daily rate £525 £550 £525
% change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 25 31
Median hourly rate £17.13 £21.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.45% +12.30% -1.58%
10th Percentile £12.42 £14.30 £13.31
90th Percentile £35.00 £52.95 £25.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £22.95
% change year-on-year +62.79% -6.32% -11.91%

Terraform
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Terraform as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Terraform in Central London

Terraform
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Terraform in Central London.

Daily rate trend for Terraform in Central London

Terraform
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Terraform in Central London over the 6 months to 13 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Terraform in Central London

Terraform
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Terraform within the Central London region over the 6 months to 13 August 2020. 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
City of London +34 119 £575 - 63
West End of London +11 1 £495 -29.29%
City of Westminster +11 1 £495 -24.57%
Terraform
London

For the 6 months to 13 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Terraform 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 across the Central London region with a requirement for Terraform.

1 107 (75.89%) DevOps
2 82 (58.16%) Kubernetes
2 82 (58.16%) AWS
3 70 (49.65%) Ansible
4 61 (43.26%) Docker
5 56 (39.72%) Infrastructure as Code
6 54 (38.30%) Azure
6 54 (38.30%) Python
7 51 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
8 49 (34.75%) Jenkins
9 45 (31.91%) Linux
10 39 (27.66%) Finance
11 34 (24.11%) Java
12 32 (22.70%) GCP
13 28 (19.86%) Git (software)
14 24 (17.02%) Security Cleared
15 23 (16.31%) Continuous Integration
15 23 (16.31%) Bash Shell
16 22 (15.60%) Microservices
17 21 (14.89%) Puppet
17 21 (14.89%) JIRA
18 19 (13.48%) JavaScript
19 18 (12.77%) Serverless
19 18 (12.77%) Configuration Management
20 17 (12.06%) SC Cleared
20 17 (12.06%) Amazon EC2
21 16 (11.35%) AWS Lambda
22 15 (10.64%) Go
22 15 (10.64%) Confluence
23 14 (9.93%) Microsoft

Terraform
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 15 (10.64%) Confluence
2 9 (6.38%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.13%) nginx
3 3 (2.13%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.42%) Apache
4 2 (1.42%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.42%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.71%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.71%) IIS
5 1 (0.71%) JBoss
5 1 (0.71%) Liferay
5 1 (0.71%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 82 (58.16%) AWS
2 54 (38.30%) Azure
3 32 (22.70%) GCP
4 18 (12.77%) Serverless
5 17 (12.06%) Amazon EC2
6 16 (11.35%) AWS Lambda
7 13 (9.22%) Amazon S3
7 13 (9.22%) AWS CloudFormation
8 11 (7.80%) GitHub
9 10 (7.09%) OpenShift
10 9 (6.38%) Amazon EKS
11 8 (5.67%) Amazon ECS
11 8 (5.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 7 (4.96%) Amazon ELB
12 7 (4.96%) Cloud Computing
12 7 (4.96%) PaaS
13 6 (4.26%) SaaS
14 5 (3.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 5 (3.55%) IaaS
14 5 (3.55%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.84%) DNS
1 4 (2.84%) Firewall
1 4 (2.84%) Kerberos
2 3 (2.13%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.42%) HTTP
3 2 (1.42%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (1.42%) OpenVPN
3 2 (1.42%) VPN
4 1 (0.71%) Internet
4 1 (0.71%) SAN
4 1 (0.71%) SMTP
4 1 (0.71%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.51%) MySQL
1 12 (8.51%) NoSQL
1 12 (8.51%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (6.38%) SQL Server
3 8 (5.67%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (4.26%) Big Data
4 6 (4.26%) Hadoop
4 6 (4.26%) Redis
5 5 (3.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (3.55%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.84%) Amazon Redshift
7 3 (2.13%) Amazon Athena
7 3 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.13%) Cosmos DB
7 3 (2.13%) Parquet
7 3 (2.13%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.42%) Amazon Aurora
8 2 (1.42%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.71%) Power BI
9 1 (0.71%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 49 (34.75%) Jenkins
2 28 (19.86%) Git (software)
3 21 (14.89%) JIRA
4 9 (6.38%) Maven
5 8 (5.67%) GitLab
6 5 (3.55%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (2.84%) CircleCI
7 4 (2.84%) SonarQube
7 4 (2.84%) Subversion
7 4 (2.84%) webpack
8 3 (2.13%) Artifactory
8 3 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (2.13%) Bitbucket
8 3 (2.13%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (1.42%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.42%) Gradle
9 2 (1.42%) RSpec
9 2 (1.42%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.42%) Travis CI
9 2 (1.42%) Visual Studio
General
1 39 (27.66%) Finance
2 14 (9.93%) Public Sector
3 9 (6.38%) Banking
4 6 (4.26%) Marketing
4 6 (4.26%) Retail
5 4 (2.84%) Advertising
5 4 (2.84%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.84%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.13%) Electronics
6 3 (2.13%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.13%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.42%) Law
8 1 (0.71%) International Banking
8 1 (0.71%) Local Government
8 1 (0.71%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 85 (60.28%) DevOps Engineer
2 23 (16.31%) AWS Engineer
3 21 (14.89%) AWS DevOps
3 21 (14.89%) Developer
4 19 (13.48%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 10 (7.09%) Cloud Engineer
6 8 (5.67%) Senior DevOps
6 8 (5.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 7 (4.96%) Full Stack Developer
8 6 (4.26%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 6 (4.26%) Azure Engineer
8 6 (4.26%) Java Developer
8 6 (4.26%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 5 (3.55%) Architect
9 5 (3.55%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
9 5 (3.55%) Senior Developer
10 4 (2.84%) Azure DevOps
10 4 (2.84%) Consultant
10 4 (2.84%) Platform Engineer
11 3 (2.13%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.80%) Node.js
2 10 (7.09%) Kafka
3 9 (6.38%) React
4 8 (5.67%) .NET
4 8 (5.67%) LDAP
4 8 (5.67%) RabbitMQ
5 7 (4.96%) CSS
6 6 (4.26%) AngularJS
6 6 (4.26%) Redux
6 6 (4.26%) Web Services
7 5 (3.55%) .NET Core
7 5 (3.55%) GraphQL
7 5 (3.55%) REST
7 5 (3.55%) Spring
7 5 (3.55%) Spring Boot
8 4 (2.84%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (2.84%) Elastic Stack
8 4 (2.84%) Hibernate
8 4 (2.84%) HTML
8 4 (2.84%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.26%) Algorithms
2 6 (4.26%) Data Structures
3 5 (3.55%) User Experience
4 4 (2.84%) Blog
4 4 (2.84%) Cloud Native
4 4 (2.84%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (2.84%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (2.84%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.13%) Augmented Reality
5 3 (2.13%) Clustering
5 3 (2.13%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.42%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.42%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.71%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.71%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.71%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.71%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 45 (31.91%) Linux
2 11 (7.80%) Windows
3 10 (7.09%) Unix
4 7 (4.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.55%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.13%) CentOS
6 3 (2.13%) Mac OS X
6 3 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.13%) Windows Server 2016
6 3 (2.13%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (0.71%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (0.71%) Android
7 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.71%) Debian
7 1 (0.71%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (75.89%) DevOps
2 56 (39.72%) Infrastructure as Code
3 51 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (16.31%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (15.60%) Microservices
6 18 (12.77%) Configuration Management
7 14 (9.93%) Software Engineering
8 13 (9.22%) Test Automation
9 12 (8.51%) Migration
9 12 (8.51%) Open Source
10 11 (7.80%) Continuous Delivery
10 11 (7.80%) Fintech
10 11 (7.80%) TDD
11 9 (6.38%) Scrum
12 8 (5.67%) Computer Science
12 8 (5.67%) High Availability
12 8 (5.67%) Infrastructure Automation
12 8 (5.67%) OO
13 7 (4.96%) Data Science
13 7 (4.96%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 54 (38.30%) Python
2 34 (24.11%) Java
3 23 (16.31%) Bash Shell
4 19 (13.48%) JavaScript
5 15 (10.64%) Go
6 14 (9.93%) SQL
7 12 (8.51%) PowerShell
7 12 (8.51%) Ruby
8 8 (5.67%) Groovy
8 8 (5.67%) TypeScript
9 6 (4.26%) C#
10 5 (3.55%) Scala
11 4 (2.84%) ES6
11 4 (2.84%) Java 8
11 4 (2.84%) Perl
11 4 (2.84%) R
12 3 (2.13%) Shell Script
12 3 (2.13%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.42%) C++
14 1 (0.71%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (17.02%) Security Cleared
2 17 (12.06%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.26%) Degree
4 5 (3.55%) AWS Certification
5 3 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.42%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.71%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.71%) CISM
7 1 (0.71%) CISSP
7 1 (0.71%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.71%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (0.71%) QA
System Software
1 61 (43.26%) Docker
2 4 (2.84%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.42%) zsh
5 1 (0.71%) HDFS
5 1 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 82 (58.16%) Kubernetes
2 70 (49.65%) Ansible
3 21 (14.89%) Puppet
4 13 (9.22%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (9.22%) Packer
5 11 (7.80%) Prometheus
6 9 (6.38%) Istio
7 8 (5.67%) Grafana
8 7 (4.96%) Kibana
9 4 (2.84%) Salt
10 3 (2.13%) logstash
10 3 (2.13%) Microsoft Clustering
10 3 (2.13%) Nagios
10 3 (2.13%) Rancher
11 2 (1.42%) Consul
11 2 (1.42%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (1.42%) Graphite
12 1 (0.71%) Marathon
12 1 (0.71%) Mesos
12 1 (0.71%) vRealize
Vendors
1 14 (9.93%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.09%) Google
3 6 (4.26%) Oracle
3 6 (4.26%) Red Hat
3 6 (4.26%) SaltStack
4 5 (3.55%) Atlassian
5 4 (2.84%) Cloudera
5 4 (2.84%) VMware
6 3 (2.13%) Databricks
6 3 (2.13%) SAP
6 3 (2.13%) Splunk
7 2 (1.42%) Facebook
7 2 (1.42%) New Relic
7 2 (1.42%) TOWER Software
8 1 (0.71%) Axway
8 1 (0.71%) Cadence
8 1 (0.71%) HP
8 1 (0.71%) IBM
8 1 (0.71%) Murex
8 1 (0.71%) Sybase