Period
to 6 April 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 6 April 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
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 48 61 120
Rank change year-on-year +13 +59 +73
Contract jobs citing Terraform 225 362 202
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 4.29% 4.03% 2.19%
As % of the Systems Management category 28.16% 21.62% 16.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 303 173
Median daily rate £600 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +2.33%
10th Percentile £463 £500 £425
90th Percentile £688 £675 £675
London median daily rate £575 £575 £550
% change year-on-year - +4.55% +4.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £70.00 -
London median hourly rate £35.00 £80.00 -
% change year-on-year -56.25% - -

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 799 1,674 1,201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 15.24% 18.61% 13.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 590 1,280 944
Median daily rate £525 £550 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +7.32% +2.50%
10th Percentile £287 £350 £322
90th Percentile £675 £688 £655
London median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 27 26
Median hourly rate £18.70 £20.50 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.78% -5.75% -9.38%
10th Percentile £12.42 £15.28 £11.81
90th Percentile £35.00 £37.50 £52.50
Median hourly rate £23.84 £25.00 £24.92
% change year-on-year -4.66% +0.32% +3.83%

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 6 April 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 6 April 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 +2 170 £600 +4.35% 83
Southwark +19 6 - -
City of Westminster +10 2 £750 +42.86%
Terraform
London

For the 6 months to 6 April 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.

1 159 (70.67%) DevOps
2 152 (67.56%) Kubernetes
3 107 (47.56%) Docker
4 106 (47.11%) AWS
5 92 (40.89%) Ansible
6 91 (40.44%) Jenkins
7 85 (37.78%) Python
8 75 (33.33%) Infrastructure as Code
9 74 (32.89%) GCP
9 74 (32.89%) Linux
9 74 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
9 74 (32.89%) Azure
10 50 (22.22%) Finance
11 47 (20.89%) Java
12 45 (20.00%) Git (software)
13 44 (19.56%) JavaScript
13 44 (19.56%) Google
14 36 (16.00%) Security Cleared
15 35 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
15 35 (15.56%) Puppet
15 35 (15.56%) Microservices
16 34 (15.11%) JIRA
17 33 (14.67%) Go
18 31 (13.78%) Ruby
18 31 (13.78%) Confluence
19 28 (12.44%) Node.js
20 27 (12.00%) NoSQL
20 27 (12.00%) Amazon EC2
21 26 (11.56%) Test Automation
21 26 (11.56%) SQL

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 31 (13.78%) Confluence
2 18 (8.00%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (3.56%) Apache Airflow
3 8 (3.56%) OpenStack
4 7 (3.11%) Apache Spark
5 5 (2.22%) Apache
5 5 (2.22%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.89%) IIS
7 1 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.44%) JBoss
7 1 (0.44%) nginx
7 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Fuse
7 1 (0.44%) SugarCRM
Cloud Services
1 106 (47.11%) AWS
2 74 (32.89%) Azure
2 74 (32.89%) GCP
3 27 (12.00%) Amazon EC2
4 23 (10.22%) Serverless
5 19 (8.44%) AWS CloudFormation
6 17 (7.56%) Amazon S3
6 17 (7.56%) GitHub
7 16 (7.11%) AWS Lambda
7 16 (7.11%) Heroku
8 12 (5.33%) OpenShift
9 11 (4.89%) PaaS
10 10 (4.44%) Amazon EKS
10 10 (4.44%) Route 53
11 8 (3.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 6 (2.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 6 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (2.67%) Stackdriver
13 5 (2.22%) Amazon ELB
13 5 (2.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.67%) HTTP
2 13 (5.78%) DNS
3 11 (4.89%) TCP/IP
4 10 (4.44%) Firewall
5 8 (3.56%) SSL
6 5 (2.22%) FTP
7 4 (1.78%) VPN
8 2 (0.89%) OpenVPN
9 1 (0.44%) DHCP
9 1 (0.44%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.44%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (12.00%) NoSQL
2 16 (7.11%) Big Data
3 11 (4.89%) MySQL
3 11 (4.89%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (3.56%) Amazon RDS
5 8 (3.56%) BigQuery
5 8 (3.56%) MongoDB
5 8 (3.56%) Redis
6 6 (2.67%) Hadoop
7 5 (2.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (2.22%) Bigtable
7 5 (2.22%) Cloud Spanner
7 5 (2.22%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.22%) SQL Server
8 3 (1.33%) Amazon Athena
8 3 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.89%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.44%) Amazon Aurora
10 1 (0.44%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 91 (40.44%) Jenkins
2 45 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 34 (15.11%) JIRA
4 15 (6.67%) webpack
5 9 (4.00%) CircleCI
5 9 (4.00%) GitLab
6 8 (3.56%) Visual Studio Team System
7 7 (3.11%) Maven
8 6 (2.67%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (2.22%) Gatling
9 5 (2.22%) Geb
9 5 (2.22%) Gradle
9 5 (2.22%) Spock
9 5 (2.22%) TeamCity
10 4 (1.78%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.78%) Selenium
10 4 (1.78%) SonarQube
11 3 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (1.33%) Travis CI
General
1 50 (22.22%) Finance
2 26 (11.56%) Public Sector
3 17 (7.56%) Banking
4 6 (2.67%) Advertising
4 6 (2.67%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.22%) Marketing
5 5 (2.22%) Retail
6 3 (1.33%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.33%) Legal
7 2 (0.89%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.44%) Automotive
8 1 (0.44%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 108 (48.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 35 (15.56%) AWS Engineer
3 34 (15.11%) Developer
4 33 (14.67%) AWS DevOps
5 29 (12.89%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 21 (9.33%) Cloud Engineer
7 17 (7.56%) Azure Engineer
7 17 (7.56%) Senior Developer
8 15 (6.67%) Platform Engineer
9 14 (6.22%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 13 (5.78%) Python Engineer
11 12 (5.33%) Architect
11 12 (5.33%) Digital Developer
12 11 (4.89%) Java Developer
12 11 (4.89%) Node.js Developer
13 9 (4.00%) Azure DevOps
13 9 (4.00%) Cloud Architect
14 8 (3.56%) Kubernetes Engineer
15 7 (3.11%) Data Engineer
16 5 (2.22%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (12.44%) Node.js
2 23 (10.22%) Kafka
3 22 (9.78%) React
4 20 (8.89%) Redux
5 19 (8.44%) CSS
6 18 (8.00%) GraphQL
7 16 (7.11%) Jest
7 16 (7.11%) REST
8 12 (5.33%) Spring Boot
9 10 (4.44%) Web Services
10 9 (4.00%) .NET
11 8 (3.56%) AngularJS
11 8 (3.56%) Elastic Stack
11 8 (3.56%) JSON
11 8 (3.56%) Spring
12 6 (2.67%) XML
12 6 (2.67%) XML Messaging
13 5 (2.22%) Guice
13 5 (2.22%) OAuth
13 5 (2.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.11%) Data Structures
2 16 (7.11%) User Experience
3 15 (6.67%) Algorithms
4 9 (4.00%) Public Cloud
5 8 (3.56%) Cloud Native
5 8 (3.56%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.33%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.89%) Blog
8 2 (0.89%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.89%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.44%) Clustering
9 1 (0.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.44%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.44%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.44%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.44%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 74 (32.89%) Linux
2 19 (8.44%) Windows
3 16 (7.11%) Unix
4 9 (4.00%) Ubuntu
5 7 (3.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.33%) CentOS
6 3 (1.33%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.89%) Android
7 2 (0.89%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.89%) Debian
7 2 (0.89%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.44%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (0.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (70.67%) DevOps
2 75 (33.33%) Infrastructure as Code
3 74 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (15.56%) Microservices
5 26 (11.56%) Continuous Delivery
5 26 (11.56%) Test Automation
6 24 (10.67%) Software Engineering
7 21 (9.33%) Configuration Management
8 19 (8.44%) Problem-Solving
9 18 (8.00%) Computer Science
10 17 (7.56%) Migration
10 17 (7.56%) OO
11 15 (6.67%) API Design
11 15 (6.67%) OOD
12 14 (6.22%) Fintech
12 14 (6.22%) TDD
13 13 (5.78%) Open Source
14 12 (5.33%) Site Reliability Engineering
15 10 (4.44%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 85 (37.78%) Python
2 47 (20.89%) Java
3 44 (19.56%) JavaScript
4 33 (14.67%) Go
5 31 (13.78%) Ruby
6 26 (11.56%) SQL
7 25 (11.11%) Bash Shell
8 23 (10.22%) TypeScript
9 19 (8.44%) PowerShell
10 15 (6.67%) ES6
11 13 (5.78%) Groovy
11 13 (5.78%) Scala
12 8 (3.56%) C#
13 6 (2.67%) Java 8
14 5 (2.22%) Shell Script
15 4 (1.78%) Perl
16 3 (1.33%) PHP
17 1 (0.44%) C
17 1 (0.44%) R
17 1 (0.44%) Rust
Qualifications
1 36 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 23 (10.22%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.22%) AWS Certification
3 5 (2.22%) Degree
4 4 (1.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.89%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.44%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.44%) MCP
6 1 (0.44%) MCSA
6 1 (0.44%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.33%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 107 (47.56%) Docker
2 3 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.89%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.89%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.89%) HDFS
3 2 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.44%) zsh
Systems Management
1 152 (67.56%) Kubernetes
2 92 (40.89%) Ansible
3 35 (15.56%) Puppet
4 22 (9.78%) Packer
5 18 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (7.56%) Istio
7 14 (6.22%) Prometheus
8 9 (4.00%) Grafana
8 9 (4.00%) Kibana
9 7 (3.11%) Docker Swarm
10 6 (2.67%) Consul
11 4 (1.78%) logstash
11 4 (1.78%) Salt
12 2 (0.89%) Graphite
12 2 (0.89%) Mesos
12 2 (0.89%) Nagios
13 1 (0.44%) HAProxy
13 1 (0.44%) HP Operations Orchestration
13 1 (0.44%) Icinga
13 1 (0.44%) vRealize
Vendors
1 44 (19.56%) Google
2 11 (4.89%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.56%) Red Hat
4 5 (2.22%) Atlassian
4 5 (2.22%) Confluent
4 5 (2.22%) F5
4 5 (2.22%) Facebook
5 4 (1.78%) Splunk
5 4 (1.78%) VMware
6 3 (1.33%) Lets Encrypt
6 3 (1.33%) New Relic
7 2 (0.89%) SaltStack
7 2 (0.89%) TOWER Software
8 1 (0.44%) Cadence
8 1 (0.44%) Guidewire
8 1 (0.44%) HP
8 1 (0.44%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.44%) PagerDuty
8 1 (0.44%) ServiceNow