Period
to 18 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 18 September 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 40 71 95
Rank change year-on-year +31 +24 +52
Contract jobs citing Terraform 86 217 192
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 4.85% 3.47% 2.75%
As % of the Systems Management category 28.67% 19.82% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 169 159
Median daily rate £559 £600 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.92% +4.35% +9.52%
10th Percentile £453 £475 £475
90th Percentile £675 £707 £725
Central London median daily rate £550 £575 £575
% change year-on-year -4.35% - +9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 300 1,095 1,077
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.90% 17.49% 15.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 887 870
Median daily rate £525 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +2.94%
10th Percentile £375 £325 £325
90th Percentile £650 £678 £685
Central London median daily rate £525 £540 £525
% change year-on-year -2.78% +2.86% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 23 26
Median hourly rate £24.22 £21.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.33% +12.30% -9.57%
10th Percentile £14.98 £13.01 £13.31
90th Percentile £32.91 £48.67 £25.50
Median hourly rate £17.13 £21.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year -18.45% +12.30% -1.58%

Terraform
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Terraform in the City of London

Terraform
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Terraform in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Terraform in the City of London

Terraform
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Terraform in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Terraform in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 City of London region with a requirement for Terraform.

1 66 (76.74%) DevOps
2 44 (51.16%) AWS
3 43 (50.00%) Ansible
4 41 (47.67%) Kubernetes
5 37 (43.02%) Infrastructure as Code
5 37 (43.02%) Azure
6 32 (37.21%) Python
7 30 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (32.56%) Docker
9 27 (31.40%) Linux
10 23 (26.74%) Jenkins
11 22 (25.58%) Java
12 19 (22.09%) Finance
12 19 (22.09%) Git (software)
13 16 (18.60%) Security Cleared
13 16 (18.60%) Microservices
14 15 (17.44%) Bash Shell
15 14 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (16.28%) Serverless
16 13 (15.12%) GCP
16 13 (15.12%) SC Cleared
17 12 (13.95%) SQL
17 12 (13.95%) Puppet
18 11 (12.79%) Configuration Management
19 10 (11.63%) SQL Server
19 10 (11.63%) MySQL
19 10 (11.63%) Migration
19 10 (11.63%) Software Engineering
19 10 (11.63%) PaaS
19 10 (11.63%) Elasticsearch

Terraform
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 10 (11.63%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (6.98%) Confluence
3 3 (3.49%) nginx
4 2 (2.33%) Apache
4 2 (2.33%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.33%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.16%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.16%) JBoss
5 1 (1.16%) Jupyter
5 1 (1.16%) Liferay
5 1 (1.16%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 44 (51.16%) AWS
2 37 (43.02%) Azure
3 14 (16.28%) Serverless
4 13 (15.12%) GCP
5 10 (11.63%) PaaS
6 9 (10.47%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (9.30%) AWS Lambda
8 6 (6.98%) Amazon S3
8 6 (6.98%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (6.98%) GitHub
9 5 (5.81%) Amazon ECS
9 5 (5.81%) Amazon EKS
9 5 (5.81%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (5.81%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (5.81%) SaaS
9 5 (5.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 4 (4.65%) Azure Functions
10 4 (4.65%) Datadog
10 4 (4.65%) IaaS
10 4 (4.65%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.14%) DNS
2 4 (4.65%) Kerberos
2 4 (4.65%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.49%) HTTP
4 1 (1.16%) FTP
4 1 (1.16%) Internet
4 1 (1.16%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.16%) SAN
4 1 (1.16%) SMTP
4 1 (1.16%) SNMP
4 1 (1.16%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.63%) MySQL
1 10 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.47%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (8.14%) Cosmos DB
4 6 (6.98%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (6.98%) NoSQL
5 5 (5.81%) Hadoop
5 5 (5.81%) MongoDB
5 5 (5.81%) Redis
6 4 (4.65%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (3.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (3.49%) Amazon Redshift
7 3 (3.49%) Big Data
7 3 (3.49%) Parquet
8 2 (2.33%) Amazon Aurora
8 2 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.16%) MariaDB
9 1 (1.16%) Pentaho
9 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.16%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 23 (26.74%) Jenkins
2 19 (22.09%) Git (software)
3 9 (10.47%) JIRA
4 8 (9.30%) GitLab
5 6 (6.98%) Maven
5 6 (6.98%) TeamCity
6 5 (5.81%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (4.65%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (4.65%) Subversion
8 3 (3.49%) Bitbucket
8 3 (3.49%) Gradle
9 2 (2.33%) Artifactory
9 2 (2.33%) CircleCI
9 2 (2.33%) Liquibase
9 2 (2.33%) SonarQube
9 2 (2.33%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (1.16%) Gatling
10 1 (1.16%) Geb
10 1 (1.16%) gulp
10 1 (1.16%) Spock
General
1 19 (22.09%) Finance
2 9 (10.47%) Retail
3 8 (9.30%) Banking
4 7 (8.14%) Public Sector
5 4 (4.65%) Investment Banking
5 4 (4.65%) Marketing
5 4 (4.65%) Retail Finance
5 4 (4.65%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.49%) Electronics
6 3 (3.49%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.33%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.33%) Law
8 1 (1.16%) International Banking
8 1 (1.16%) Local Government
8 1 (1.16%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 51 (59.30%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (15.12%) Developer
3 12 (13.95%) AWS Engineer
4 11 (12.79%) AWS DevOps
5 10 (11.63%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 7 (8.14%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 7 (8.14%) Azure Engineer
6 7 (8.14%) Cloud Engineer
7 6 (6.98%) Full Stack Developer
7 6 (6.98%) Java Developer
7 6 (6.98%) Senior DevOps
7 6 (6.98%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 3 (3.49%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.49%) Architect
9 3 (3.49%) C# Developer
9 3 (3.49%) Security Architect
10 2 (2.33%) Consultant
10 2 (2.33%) Programme Manager
10 2 (2.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.30%) LDAP
2 7 (8.14%) RabbitMQ
3 6 (6.98%) .NET
3 6 (6.98%) Kafka
4 5 (5.81%) .NET Core
4 5 (5.81%) AngularJS
4 5 (5.81%) Spring Boot
4 5 (5.81%) Web Services
5 4 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (4.65%) Elastic Stack
5 4 (4.65%) Spring
6 3 (3.49%) .NET Framework
6 3 (3.49%) Celery
6 3 (3.49%) Entity Framework
6 3 (3.49%) Hibernate
6 3 (3.49%) HTML
6 3 (3.49%) Node.js
6 3 (3.49%) REST
6 3 (3.49%) RESTful
6 3 (3.49%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (4.65%) Blog
2 3 (3.49%) Clustering
3 2 (2.33%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.33%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.33%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.16%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.16%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.16%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.16%) User Experience
4 1 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.16%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 27 (31.40%) Linux
2 6 (6.98%) Unix
2 6 (6.98%) Windows
3 3 (3.49%) Mac OS X
3 3 (3.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (3.49%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2016
3 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2019
4 2 (2.33%) CentOS
5 1 (1.16%) Android
5 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.16%) Debian
5 1 (1.16%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (76.74%) DevOps
2 37 (43.02%) Infrastructure as Code
3 30 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (18.60%) Microservices
5 14 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (12.79%) Configuration Management
7 10 (11.63%) Migration
7 10 (11.63%) Software Engineering
8 7 (8.14%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (8.14%) Test Automation
9 6 (6.98%) High Availability
9 6 (6.98%) Open Source
9 6 (6.98%) TDD
10 5 (5.81%) Fintech
10 5 (5.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 4 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (4.65%) Data Science
11 4 (4.65%) Infrastructure Automation
11 4 (4.65%) Line Management
11 4 (4.65%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (37.21%) Python
2 22 (25.58%) Java
3 15 (17.44%) Bash Shell
4 12 (13.95%) SQL
5 6 (6.98%) JavaScript
6 5 (5.81%) C#
6 5 (5.81%) PowerShell
6 5 (5.81%) Ruby
7 4 (4.65%) Go
7 4 (4.65%) R
7 4 (4.65%) TypeScript
8 3 (3.49%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.33%) C++
9 2 (2.33%) Groovy
9 2 (2.33%) Java 8
10 1 (1.16%) C
10 1 (1.16%) Kotlin
10 1 (1.16%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (18.60%) Security Cleared
2 13 (15.12%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.65%) Degree
4 3 (3.49%) AWS Certification
4 3 (3.49%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.16%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.16%) CISM
5 1 (1.16%) CISSP
5 1 (1.16%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 28 (32.56%) Docker
2 5 (5.81%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.49%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.33%) zsh
6 1 (1.16%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 43 (50.00%) Ansible
2 41 (47.67%) Kubernetes
3 12 (13.95%) Puppet
4 8 (9.30%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (8.14%) Packer
6 5 (5.81%) Kibana
7 4 (4.65%) Prometheus
8 3 (3.49%) Grafana
8 3 (3.49%) Istio
8 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (3.49%) Rancher
9 2 (2.33%) Consul
9 2 (2.33%) logstash
9 2 (2.33%) Nagios
9 2 (2.33%) Salt
10 1 (1.16%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (1.16%) Graphite
10 1 (1.16%) Mesos
10 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (1.16%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 9 (10.47%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.98%) Google
2 6 (6.98%) Oracle
2 6 (6.98%) SaltStack
3 4 (4.65%) Cloudera
3 4 (4.65%) Databricks
3 4 (4.65%) VMware
4 3 (3.49%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.49%) SAP
4 3 (3.49%) Splunk
5 2 (2.33%) New Relic
6 1 (1.16%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.16%) Axway
6 1 (1.16%) IBM
6 1 (1.16%) Murex
6 1 (1.16%) Sybase
6 1 (1.16%) Tableau