Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 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
15 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 31 75 109
Rank change year-on-year +44 +34 +49
Contract jobs citing Terraform 147 216 161
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 5.63% 3.24% 2.27%
As % of the Systems Management category 32.38% 18.51% 16.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 184 135
Median daily rate £575 £575 £575
10th Percentile £458 £491 £455
90th Percentile £703 £688 £729
Central London median daily rate £575 £575 £575
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - £70.00 -

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 454 1,167 992
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.39% 17.49% 13.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 959 783
Median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £413 £349 £325
90th Percentile £675 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 22 24
Median hourly rate £13.44 £21.00 £18.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.00% +11.41% -8.79%
10th Percentile £12.42 £13.15 £12.23
90th Percentile £35.00 £46.64 £32.18
Median hourly rate £16.98 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -19.17% +5.00% -3.23%

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 15 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Terraform in the City of London

For the 6 months to 15 July 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.

1 116 (78.91%) DevOps
2 91 (61.90%) Kubernetes
3 76 (51.70%) AWS
4 67 (45.58%) Ansible
4 67 (45.58%) Infrastructure as Code
5 63 (42.86%) Docker
6 61 (41.50%) Jenkins
6 61 (41.50%) Python
7 54 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
8 50 (34.01%) Linux
9 43 (29.25%) Azure
10 34 (23.13%) Git (software)
11 32 (21.77%) Java
12 30 (20.41%) Security Cleared
12 30 (20.41%) GCP
13 29 (19.73%) Continuous Integration
13 29 (19.73%) Finance
14 25 (17.01%) JIRA
14 25 (17.01%) Bash Shell
15 24 (16.33%) Amazon EC2
15 24 (16.33%) Microservices
16 20 (13.61%) Serverless
16 20 (13.61%) Confluence
16 20 (13.61%) Puppet
17 19 (12.93%) SC Cleared
17 19 (12.93%) Public Sector
18 18 (12.24%) Google
19 17 (11.56%) Packer
20 16 (10.88%) JavaScript
20 16 (10.88%) Amazon S3

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 20 (13.61%) Confluence
2 14 (9.52%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.72%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.04%) nginx
5 2 (1.36%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.36%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (1.36%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.36%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.68%) Apache
6 1 (0.68%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 76 (51.70%) AWS
2 43 (29.25%) Azure
3 30 (20.41%) GCP
4 24 (16.33%) Amazon EC2
5 20 (13.61%) Serverless
6 16 (10.88%) Amazon S3
7 15 (10.20%) AWS Lambda
8 13 (8.84%) Amazon EKS
9 11 (7.48%) AWS CloudFormation
9 11 (7.48%) OpenShift
10 10 (6.80%) GitHub
10 10 (6.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 8 (5.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 8 (5.44%) Amazon ECS
11 8 (5.44%) Amazon ELB
11 8 (5.44%) PaaS
11 8 (5.44%) Route 53
12 5 (3.40%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (2.72%) Azure Active Directory
13 4 (2.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.76%) DNS
2 6 (4.08%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.40%) Firewall
3 5 (3.40%) HTTP
4 4 (2.72%) SSL
5 2 (1.36%) FTP
5 2 (1.36%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (1.36%) OpenVPN
5 2 (1.36%) VPN
6 1 (0.68%) Internet
6 1 (0.68%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.68%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.16%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (7.48%) Big Data
3 10 (6.80%) Amazon RDS
3 10 (6.80%) MySQL
3 10 (6.80%) NoSQL
4 9 (6.12%) Redis
4 9 (6.12%) SQL Server
5 7 (4.76%) Hadoop
6 5 (3.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (2.72%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.72%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.04%) Amazon Athena
8 3 (2.04%) Cosmos DB
8 3 (2.04%) Parquet
8 3 (2.04%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.36%) Amazon Aurora
9 2 (1.36%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.68%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.68%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 61 (41.50%) Jenkins
2 34 (23.13%) Git (software)
3 25 (17.01%) JIRA
4 8 (5.44%) GitLab
5 7 (4.76%) Maven
6 5 (3.40%) TeamCity
7 4 (2.72%) Gradle
7 4 (2.72%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (2.04%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.04%) SonarQube
8 3 (2.04%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (1.36%) CircleCI
9 2 (1.36%) Gatling
9 2 (1.36%) Geb
9 2 (1.36%) Liquibase
9 2 (1.36%) RSpec
9 2 (1.36%) Spinnaker
9 2 (1.36%) Spock
9 2 (1.36%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (19.73%) Finance
2 19 (12.93%) Public Sector
3 6 (4.08%) Marketing
4 5 (3.40%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.72%) Advertising
5 4 (2.72%) Banking
5 4 (2.72%) Retail
5 4 (2.72%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.04%) Electronics
6 3 (2.04%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.68%) Front Office
7 1 (0.68%) International Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Law
7 1 (0.68%) Local Government
7 1 (0.68%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 87 (59.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 29 (19.73%) AWS Engineer
3 27 (18.37%) AWS DevOps
4 24 (16.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 18 (12.24%) Developer
6 17 (11.56%) Cloud Engineer
7 9 (6.12%) Azure Engineer
8 8 (5.44%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 8 (5.44%) Java Developer
8 8 (5.44%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 8 (5.44%) Platform Engineer
8 8 (5.44%) Senior DevOps
8 8 (5.44%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 6 (4.08%) Architect
9 6 (4.08%) Azure DevOps
9 6 (4.08%) Python Engineer
10 5 (3.40%) Cloud Architect
10 5 (3.40%) Full Stack Developer
11 4 (2.72%) Consultant
11 4 (2.72%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.84%) Kafka
2 9 (6.12%) .NET
3 8 (5.44%) Elastic Stack
3 8 (5.44%) Web Services
4 7 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
4 7 (4.76%) REST
5 6 (4.08%) AngularJS
5 6 (4.08%) Node.js
6 5 (3.40%) .NET Core
6 5 (3.40%) LDAP
6 5 (3.40%) Spring
6 5 (3.40%) Spring Boot
7 4 (2.72%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (2.72%) RESTful
7 4 (2.72%) TensorFlow
8 3 (2.04%) .NET Framework
8 3 (2.04%) Celery
8 3 (2.04%) Entity Framework
8 3 (2.04%) SignalR
8 3 (2.04%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.08%) Public Cloud
3 5 (3.40%) Cloud Native
4 4 (2.72%) Blog
4 4 (2.72%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (2.04%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.36%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.36%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.36%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.68%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.68%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.68%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.68%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.68%) User Experience
7 1 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.68%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 50 (34.01%) Linux
2 13 (8.84%) Unix
3 6 (4.08%) Windows
4 3 (2.04%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.36%) CentOS
5 2 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.36%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.68%) Amazon Linux
6 1 (0.68%) Android
6 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.68%) Debian
6 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.68%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (78.91%) DevOps
2 67 (45.58%) Infrastructure as Code
3 54 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (19.73%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (16.33%) Microservices
6 15 (10.20%) Configuration Management
6 15 (10.20%) Continuous Delivery
7 12 (8.16%) Migration
7 12 (8.16%) Software Engineering
8 11 (7.48%) Test Automation
9 10 (6.80%) Fintech
9 10 (6.80%) Infrastructure Automation
9 10 (6.80%) TDD
10 8 (5.44%) High Availability
11 7 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (4.76%) Open Source
12 6 (4.08%) Scrum
13 5 (3.40%) Analytics
13 5 (3.40%) Kanban
13 5 (3.40%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 61 (41.50%) Python
2 32 (21.77%) Java
3 25 (17.01%) Bash Shell
4 16 (10.88%) Go
4 16 (10.88%) JavaScript
5 15 (10.20%) Ruby
6 11 (7.48%) PowerShell
7 10 (6.80%) Groovy
8 8 (5.44%) C#
8 8 (5.44%) SQL
9 6 (4.08%) Scala
9 6 (4.08%) TypeScript
10 5 (3.40%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.72%) R
12 3 (2.04%) Java 8
12 3 (2.04%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.36%) PHP
14 1 (0.68%) C++
14 1 (0.68%) Kotlin
14 1 (0.68%) Perl
Qualifications
1 30 (20.41%) Security Cleared
2 19 (12.93%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.08%) AWS Certification
3 6 (4.08%) Degree
4 3 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.68%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.68%) CISM
6 1 (0.68%) CISSP
6 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 63 (42.86%) Docker
2 2 (1.36%) Apache Flume
2 2 (1.36%) HDFS
2 2 (1.36%) zsh
3 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 91 (61.90%) Kubernetes
2 67 (45.58%) Ansible
3 20 (13.61%) Puppet
4 17 (11.56%) Packer
5 13 (8.84%) Istio
6 10 (6.80%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (6.80%) Prometheus
7 7 (4.76%) Kibana
8 5 (3.40%) Grafana
9 4 (2.72%) logstash
10 3 (2.04%) Rancher
11 2 (1.36%) Consul
11 2 (1.36%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (1.36%) Graphite
11 2 (1.36%) Nagios
11 2 (1.36%) Salt
11 2 (1.36%) Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.68%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.68%) HP Operations Orchestration
12 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 18 (12.24%) Google
2 10 (6.80%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.40%) Atlassian
4 3 (2.04%) Databricks
4 3 (2.04%) New Relic
4 3 (2.04%) SaltStack
4 3 (2.04%) SAP
5 2 (1.36%) Cloudera
5 2 (1.36%) Facebook
5 2 (1.36%) Lets Encrypt
5 2 (1.36%) Oracle
5 2 (1.36%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.36%) Splunk
5 2 (1.36%) TOWER Software
6 1 (0.68%) Axway
6 1 (0.68%) Cadence
6 1 (0.68%) F5
6 1 (0.68%) Murex
6 1 (0.68%) Sybase
6 1 (0.68%) VMware