Period
to 25 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 25 September 2018 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
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 52 -
Rank change year-on-year +16 - -
Contract jobs citing Terraform 30 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 4.73% 0.52% -
As % of the Systems Management category 28.57% 4.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 26 3 0
Lancashire median daily rate £500 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% - -
North West median daily rate £500 £475 -
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - - -
North West 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 Lancashire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 105 68 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 16.56% 11.81% 11.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 38 50
Lancashire median daily rate £475 £488 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +30.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £416 £304 £256
90th Percentile £538 £583 £519
North West median daily rate £448 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +8.48% +3.13% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 4
Lancashire median hourly rate £28.83 £44.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.49% +54.39% -8.95%
10th Percentile £19.71 £40.38 £13.50
90th Percentile £35.00 £45.00 £43.00
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £20.73
% change year-on-year -4.11% -11.96% +59.46%

Terraform
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Terraform in Lancashire

Terraform
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Terraform in Lancashire

Terraform
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Terraform in Lancashire over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Terraform in Lancashire

Terraform
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Terraform within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 25 September 2018. 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
Blackpool -8 16 £463 -7.50% 1
Preston +27 9 £525 -4.55%
Blackburn - 1 £500 -
Terraform
North West

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Terraform.

1 28 (93.33%) Puppet
2 25 (83.33%) Linux
2 25 (83.33%) DevOps
3 22 (73.33%) Jenkins
4 20 (66.67%) Ansible
4 20 (66.67%) GitLab
5 19 (63.33%) Amazon AWS
6 18 (60.00%) CentOS
6 18 (60.00%) Python
6 18 (60.00%) Kubernetes
7 16 (53.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (46.67%) Docker
9 13 (43.33%) SonarQube
9 13 (43.33%) Black Duck
10 12 (40.00%) Grafana
10 12 (40.00%) Microservices
10 12 (40.00%) MongoDB
10 12 (40.00%) HTTP
10 12 (40.00%) MySQL
11 11 (36.67%) Amazon EC2
11 11 (36.67%) Amazon S3
11 11 (36.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 11 (36.67%) Amazon ELB
11 11 (36.67%) Route 53
11 11 (36.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 11 (36.67%) Packer
11 11 (36.67%) Prometheus
12 10 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
13 9 (30.00%) Git (software)
13 9 (30.00%) Red Hat

Terraform
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 1 (3.33%) Apache
1 1 (3.33%) Apache Spark
1 1 (3.33%) Confluence
1 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (3.33%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 19 (63.33%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (36.67%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (36.67%) Amazon ELB
2 11 (36.67%) Amazon S3
2 11 (36.67%) Route 53
2 11 (36.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 4 (13.33%) GitHub
3 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (13.33%) OpenShift
4 3 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (6.67%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (3.33%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 12 (40.00%) HTTP
2 1 (3.33%) SSL
2 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (40.00%) MongoDB
1 12 (40.00%) MySQL
2 10 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (10.00%) Big Data
4 2 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.33%) Apache Hive
5 1 (3.33%) Blockchain
5 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.33%) HBase
5 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.33%) Power BI
5 1 (3.33%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 22 (73.33%) Jenkins
2 20 (66.67%) GitLab
3 13 (43.33%) SonarQube
4 9 (30.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (13.33%) Bitbucket
5 4 (13.33%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (6.67%) IBM UrbanCode
7 1 (3.33%) Artifactory
7 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
7 1 (3.33%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) AWS DevOps
3 6 (20.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) Platform Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.33%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) AWS Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Developer
5 1 (3.33%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Lead DevOps
5 1 (3.33%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Programme Manager
5 1 (3.33%) QA Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (6.67%) J2EE
2 2 (6.67%) Kafka
2 2 (6.67%) Node.js
2 2 (6.67%) YAML
3 1 (3.33%) .NET
3 1 (3.33%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (3.33%) REST
3 1 (3.33%) Spark Streaming
3 1 (3.33%) Spring
3 1 (3.33%) Spring Batch
3 1 (3.33%) Spring Boot
3 1 (3.33%) Spring Security
3 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Private Cloud
2 1 (3.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (83.33%) Linux
2 18 (60.00%) CentOS
3 16 (53.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (83.33%) DevOps
2 12 (40.00%) Microservices
3 11 (36.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (13.33%) Open Source
6 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.67%) Business Development
7 2 (6.67%) Coaching
7 2 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (6.67%) Server Hardening
7 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.67%) Waterfall
8 1 (3.33%) BDD
8 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
8 1 (3.33%) Integration Testing
8 1 (3.33%) Pair Programming
8 1 (3.33%) TDD
8 1 (3.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 18 (60.00%) Python
2 6 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 4 (13.33%) Groovy
3 4 (13.33%) Ruby
3 4 (13.33%) Shell Script
4 3 (10.00%) Java
4 3 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (3.33%) Java 8
5 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.33%) Perl
5 1 (3.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 14 (46.67%) Docker
2 2 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.33%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 28 (93.33%) Puppet
2 20 (66.67%) Ansible
3 18 (60.00%) Kubernetes
4 12 (40.00%) Grafana
5 11 (36.67%) Packer
5 11 (36.67%) Prometheus
6 9 (30.00%) Rancher
7 3 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (6.67%) Nagios
8 2 (6.67%) ZABBIX
9 1 (3.33%) Graylog
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Black Duck
2 9 (30.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.67%) IBM
4 1 (3.33%) Cloudera
4 1 (3.33%) OpenText
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) Tableau