Period
to 13 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 December 2017 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
UK > England
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 195 367 846
Rank change year-on-year +172 +479 -
Contract jobs citing Terraform 1314 612 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.38% 0.64% 0.020%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.15% 5.80% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1062 397 20
England median daily rate £535 £515 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.88% +8.42% -
10th Percentile £425 £406 £346
90th Percentile £650 £605 £575
UK median daily rate £525 £515 £475
% change year-on-year +1.94% +8.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 10813 10550 8898
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 11.37% 10.99% 8.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7442 6801 5535
England median daily rate £475 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +8.43% +3.75%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £410
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.76% +3.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 235 307
England median hourly rate £17.38 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.13% - -
10th Percentile £10.88 £12.75 £11.22
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.05 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% -5.00%

Terraform
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Terraform as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Terraform in England

Terraform
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Terraform in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Terraform in England

Terraform
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Terraform in England over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Terraform in England

Terraform
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Terraform within the England region over the 6 months to 13 December 2017. 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
London +87 959 £550 +4.76% 76
South East +94 129 £500 +5.26% 19
North of England +126 89 £500 +17.65% 14
Midlands +59 71 £481 +13.17% 6
West Midlands +40 54 £475 +11.70% 4
North West +56 49 £500 +17.65% 10
East of England +10 37 £525 -8.70% 5
Yorkshire +49 33 £488 +16.07% 4
South West +22 32 £495 -5.26% 2
East Midlands +13 15 £475 - 2
North East +67 7 £563 +32.35%
Terraform
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Terraform also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Terraform.

1 998 (75.95%) DevOps
2 882 (67.12%) Amazon AWS
3 732 (55.71%) Linux
4 723 (55.02%) Docker
5 661 (50.30%) Ansible
6 627 (47.72%) Jenkins
7 555 (42.24%) Puppet
8 553 (42.09%) Agile Software Development
9 539 (41.02%) Python
10 431 (32.80%) Java
11 422 (32.12%) Kubernetes
12 397 (30.21%) Configuration Management
13 376 (28.61%) Continuous Integration
14 355 (27.02%) Git (software)
15 313 (23.82%) Bash Shell
16 266 (20.24%) Opscode Chef
17 227 (17.28%) Ruby
18 219 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
19 218 (16.59%) JIRA
20 204 (15.53%) Amazon S3
21 199 (15.14%) Security Cleared
22 194 (14.76%) AWS CloudFormation
23 193 (14.69%) Microservices
24 186 (14.16%) Confluence
25 178 (13.55%) PostgreSQL
26 177 (13.47%) Web Services
27 175 (13.32%) Scrum
28 164 (12.48%) Finance
29 162 (12.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
30 157 (11.95%) Microsoft Azure

Terraform
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 186 (14.16%) Confluence
2 144 (10.96%) Elasticsearch
3 96 (7.31%) Apache Spark
4 84 (6.39%) nginx
5 78 (5.94%) Tomcat
6 69 (5.25%) Apache
7 48 (3.65%) Apache Solr
8 46 (3.50%) OpenStack
9 22 (1.67%) JBoss
10 18 (1.37%) Cloud Foundry
11 12 (0.91%) WebSphere
12 11 (0.84%) WebLogic
13 10 (0.76%) IIS
14 7 (0.53%) Jetty
15 6 (0.46%) SAS
16 5 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 5 (0.38%) CMS
17 4 (0.30%) Mule
17 4 (0.30%) Mule ESB
18 2 (0.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (0.61%) HipChat
2 1 (0.076%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (0.68%) Magento
2 2 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.076%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 882 (67.12%) Amazon AWS
2 219 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
3 204 (15.53%) Amazon S3
4 194 (14.76%) AWS CloudFormation
5 162 (12.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 157 (11.95%) Microsoft Azure
7 121 (9.21%) Serverless
8 113 (8.60%) GitHub
9 110 (8.37%) AWS Lambda
10 109 (8.30%) Route 53
11 103 (7.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 79 (6.01%) Amazon ELB
13 74 (5.63%) Google Cloud Platform
14 43 (3.27%) CloudFront
15 38 (2.89%) SaaS
16 36 (2.74%) PaaS
17 33 (2.51%) IaaS
18 25 (1.90%) OpenShift
19 21 (1.60%) Amazon SQS
20 20 (1.52%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 90 (6.85%) HTTP
2 69 (5.25%) DNS
3 63 (4.79%) TCP/IP
4 54 (4.11%) Kerberos
5 48 (3.65%) SSL
5 48 (3.65%) VPN
6 44 (3.35%) Firewall
7 18 (1.37%) OpenLDAP
7 18 (1.37%) SSH
8 17 (1.29%) OpenVPN
9 16 (1.22%) FTP
10 14 (1.07%) Internet
10 14 (1.07%) Network Security
11 13 (0.99%) Intrusion Detection
12 12 (0.91%) DSL
12 12 (0.91%) SAN
13 10 (0.76%) BGP
13 10 (0.76%) ICMP
13 10 (0.76%) IPsec
14 9 (0.68%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (13.55%) PostgreSQL
2 148 (11.26%) Amazon RDS
3 142 (10.81%) Hadoop
4 126 (9.59%) Big Data
5 107 (8.14%) MongoDB
5 107 (8.14%) MySQL
6 80 (6.09%) NoSQL
7 62 (4.72%) HBase
8 60 (4.57%) Redis
9 54 (4.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 50 (3.81%) Apache Cassandra
11 42 (3.20%) SQL Server
12 35 (2.66%) Relational Database
13 18 (1.37%) RDBMS
14 15 (1.14%) Apache Hive
15 13 (0.99%) Oracle Database
16 11 (0.84%) Data Lake
17 10 (0.76%) DataStax
17 10 (0.76%) HDInsight
18 8 (0.61%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 627 (47.72%) Jenkins
2 355 (27.02%) Git (software)
3 218 (16.59%) JIRA
4 104 (7.91%) Sonatype Nexus
5 86 (6.54%) Artifactory
6 83 (6.32%) Cucumber
7 77 (5.86%) Maven
8 76 (5.78%) Bitbucket
9 67 (5.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 67 (5.10%) Vagrant
10 52 (3.96%) GitLab
11 50 (3.81%) SonarQube
12 47 (3.58%) TeamCity
13 27 (2.05%) Ant
14 22 (1.67%) Subversion
15 21 (1.60%) Selenium
16 20 (1.52%) GoCD
16 20 (1.52%) Hudson
17 19 (1.45%) Travis CI
17 19 (1.45%) webpack
General
1 164 (12.48%) Finance
2 51 (3.88%) Retail
3 40 (3.04%) Banking
4 28 (2.13%) Marketing
5 21 (1.60%) Publishing
5 21 (1.60%) Telecoms
6 19 (1.45%) Manufacturing
7 18 (1.37%) Electronics
8 17 (1.29%) Front Office
9 16 (1.22%) Law
10 11 (0.84%) Retail Banking
11 7 (0.53%) Games
11 7 (0.53%) Investment Banking
12 6 (0.46%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.38%) Advertising
14 2 (0.15%) Back Office
14 2 (0.15%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.076%) Automotive
15 1 (0.076%) Digital Economy
15 1 (0.076%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 743 (56.54%) DevOps Engineer
2 362 (27.55%) AWS Engineer
3 328 (24.96%) AWS DevOps
4 283 (21.54%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 153 (11.64%) Developer
6 128 (9.74%) Cloud Engineer
7 109 (8.30%) Linux Engineer
8 104 (7.91%) Consultant
9 100 (7.61%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 90 (6.85%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 89 (6.77%) Senior DevOps
12 75 (5.71%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 74 (5.63%) Architect
14 69 (5.25%) DevOps Consultant
15 65 (4.95%) Java Developer
16 56 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 43 (3.27%) AWS Architect
18 39 (2.97%) Data Engineer
18 39 (2.97%) Senior Developer
19 38 (2.89%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (13.47%) Web Services
2 143 (10.88%) Elastic Stack
3 142 (10.81%) Node.js
4 117 (8.90%) Kafka
5 110 (8.37%) REST
6 86 (6.54%) Spring
7 65 (4.95%) React
8 64 (4.87%) Spring Boot
9 45 (3.42%) Apache Camel
10 44 (3.35%) RESTful
11 43 (3.27%) AngularJS
12 40 (3.04%) Drools
13 38 (2.89%) RabbitMQ
14 36 (2.74%) JSON
15 35 (2.66%) CSS
16 31 (2.36%) HTML
17 29 (2.21%) .NET
18 28 (2.13%) Sass
19 25 (1.90%) Hibernate
20 21 (1.60%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 95 (7.23%) Public Cloud
2 54 (4.11%) Greenfield Project
3 41 (3.12%) Algorithms
4 39 (2.97%) Fintech
5 36 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
6 35 (2.66%) Data Centre
7 27 (2.05%) Linux Command Line
8 17 (1.29%) Clustering
9 13 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
10 11 (0.84%) Computer Science
10 11 (0.84%) Management Information System
10 11 (0.84%) Private Cloud
11 10 (0.76%) Cloud Native
12 9 (0.68%) Analytical Mindset
12 9 (0.68%) Mobile App
12 9 (0.68%) Virtual Team
13 8 (0.61%) Client/Server
13 8 (0.61%) Data Structures
14 6 (0.46%) Semantic Web
15 5 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 732 (55.71%) Linux
2 120 (9.13%) Windows
3 119 (9.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 118 (8.98%) CentOS
5 111 (8.45%) Unix
6 48 (3.65%) Windows Server
7 46 (3.50%) Ubuntu
8 33 (2.51%) CoreOS
9 24 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (1.14%) Debian
11 8 (0.61%) DC/OS
11 8 (0.61%) VMS
11 8 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (0.53%) Android
13 5 (0.38%) Fedora
14 4 (0.30%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.23%) Solaris
15 3 (0.23%) Windows 10
15 3 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
16 2 (0.15%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 998 (75.95%) DevOps
2 553 (42.09%) Agile Software Development
3 397 (30.21%) Configuration Management
4 376 (28.61%) Continuous Integration
5 193 (14.69%) Microservices
6 175 (13.32%) Scrum
7 151 (11.49%) TDD
8 141 (10.73%) Open Source
9 139 (10.58%) Continuous Delivery
10 104 (7.91%) Test Automation
11 92 (7.00%) BDD
12 90 (6.85%) Migration
13 77 (5.86%) Kanban
14 76 (5.78%) Software Engineering
15 71 (5.40%) E-Commerce
16 68 (5.18%) Mentoring
17 65 (4.95%) Load Balancing
18 62 (4.72%) Business Intelligence
19 52 (3.96%) Coaching
20 48 (3.65%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 539 (41.02%) Python
2 431 (32.80%) Java
3 313 (23.82%) Bash Shell
4 227 (17.28%) Ruby
5 144 (10.96%) Go
6 96 (7.31%) JavaScript
7 79 (6.01%) PowerShell
8 74 (5.63%) Groovy
9 64 (4.87%) Perl
10 53 (4.03%) SQL
11 51 (3.88%) Shell Script
12 45 (3.42%) PHP
13 39 (2.97%) Scala
14 24 (1.83%) ES6
15 22 (1.67%) R
16 18 (1.37%) C#
17 15 (1.14%) C++
17 15 (1.14%) TypeScript
18 13 (0.99%) Bourne shell
18 13 (0.99%) Korn
Qualifications
1 199 (15.14%) Security Cleared
2 155 (11.80%) SC Cleared
3 77 (5.86%) AWS Certification
4 20 (1.52%) Degree
5 13 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (0.99%) CISM
6 11 (0.84%) CISSP
7 10 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
8 9 (0.68%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 8 (0.61%) CCSP
10 7 (0.53%) BC Cleared
11 5 (0.38%) CREST Certified
11 5 (0.38%) DV Cleared
11 5 (0.38%) Master's Degree
12 4 (0.30%) CCNP
12 4 (0.30%) CTC Cleared
12 4 (0.30%) OCP
12 4 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
13 3 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.23%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (2.36%) QA
2 17 (1.29%) GCP
3 11 (0.84%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.61%) GDPR
5 6 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.30%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.076%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.076%) PMO
8 1 (0.076%) SLA
System Software
1 723 (55.02%) Docker
2 47 (3.58%) HDFS
3 42 (3.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 41 (3.12%) Active Directory
5 32 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
6 30 (2.28%) VMware Infrastructure
7 22 (1.67%) vCloud
8 16 (1.22%) Postfix
8 16 (1.22%) Squid
9 15 (1.14%) etcd
10 8 (0.61%) oVirt
10 8 (0.61%) RHEV
10 8 (0.61%) vSphere
11 7 (0.53%) LXC
11 7 (0.53%) Varnish
12 6 (0.46%) NFS
12 6 (0.46%) Xen
13 5 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
14 4 (0.30%) pfSense
15 3 (0.23%) OpenIDM
Systems Management
1 661 (50.30%) Ansible
2 555 (42.24%) Puppet
3 422 (32.12%) Kubernetes
4 266 (20.24%) Opscode Chef
5 142 (10.81%) Packer
6 75 (5.71%) Consul
7 72 (5.48%) logstash
8 66 (5.02%) Kibana
9 39 (2.97%) Mesos
9 39 (2.97%) Nagios
10 38 (2.89%) ZABBIX
11 37 (2.82%) Grafana
12 36 (2.74%) Docker Swarm
12 36 (2.74%) Prometheus
13 32 (2.44%) Rancher
14 23 (1.75%) Sysdig
15 22 (1.67%) Graphite
16 21 (1.60%) Salt
17 15 (1.14%) Rsyslog
18 11 (0.84%) Fluentd
Vendors
1 98 (7.46%) Google
2 85 (6.47%) Red Hat
3 82 (6.24%) VMware
4 61 (4.64%) Oracle
5 60 (4.57%) Atlassian
6 51 (3.88%) Microsoft
7 38 (2.89%) New Relic
8 34 (2.59%) SaltStack
9 28 (2.13%) Splunk
10 27 (2.05%) Cloudera
11 23 (1.75%) Rackspace
12 22 (1.67%) Hortonworks
13 20 (1.52%) SAP
14 17 (1.29%) Cisco
14 17 (1.29%) Sonatype
15 9 (0.68%) BMC
16 8 (0.61%) IBM
17 7 (0.53%) AppDynamics
18 6 (0.46%) Facebook
18 6 (0.46%) WSO2