Period
to 19 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 19 March 2019 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
England > North West
6 months to
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 59 115 192
Rank change year-on-year +56 +77 +43
Contract jobs citing Terraform 198 103 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.49% 1.85% 0.35%
As % of the Systems Management category 26.76% 15.10% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 80 14
North West median daily rate £575 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.05% - +35.71%
10th Percentile £430 £416 £400
90th Percentile £700 £576 £629
England median daily rate £563 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +2.27% +4.76% +11.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
North West median hourly rate £69.00 - -
England 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 North West with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 740 682 575
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.05% 12.24% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 481 433 383
North West median daily rate £476 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.78% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £275 £280 £213
90th Percentile £650 £588 £563
England median daily rate £500 £495 £450
% change year-on-year +1.01% +10.00% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 35 18
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £16.19 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.09% -6.14% -21.86%
10th Percentile £14.26 £12.35 £12.54
90th Percentile £53.00 £47.20 £43.30
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.07 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.46% -14.66% -1.23%

Terraform
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Terraform as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Terraform in the North West

Terraform
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Terraform in the North West

Terraform
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Terraform in the North West over the 6 months to 19 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Terraform in the North West

Terraform
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Terraform within the North West region over the 6 months to 19 March 2019. 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
Manchester +61 140 £575 +30.68% 32
Lancashire +8 37 £581 +31.73% 5
Cheshire -19 9 £550 +4.76% 6
Merseyside -7 5 £550 -8.33% 3
Terraform
England

For the 6 months to 19 March 2019, 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 North West region with a requirement for Terraform.

1 165 (83.33%) DevOps
2 134 (67.68%) Jenkins
3 123 (62.12%) Docker
4 120 (60.61%) Ansible
5 116 (58.59%) Puppet
6 112 (56.57%) Amazon AWS
7 94 (47.47%) Python
8 79 (39.90%) Linux
9 65 (32.83%) Agile Software Development
9 65 (32.83%) Opscode Chef
9 65 (32.83%) Kubernetes
10 64 (32.32%) Microsoft Azure
11 62 (31.31%) Java
12 44 (22.22%) Bash Shell
13 41 (20.71%) Elastic Stack
14 40 (20.20%) Open Source
15 38 (19.19%) Microservices
16 37 (18.69%) Git (software)
17 36 (18.18%) Packer
18 34 (17.17%) GitLab
19 33 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
19 33 (16.67%) MySQL
19 33 (16.67%) Prometheus
20 31 (15.66%) Configuration Management
21 28 (14.14%) Shell Script
21 28 (14.14%) Maven
21 28 (14.14%) Gradle
22 27 (13.64%) Windows
23 26 (13.13%) Cloudera
23 26 (13.13%) Salt

Terraform
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 18 (9.09%) nginx
2 17 (8.59%) Confluence
3 15 (7.58%) Cloud Foundry
4 6 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (3.03%) SAS
5 2 (1.01%) Apache
5 2 (1.01%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.51%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.51%) IIS
6 1 (0.51%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 4 (2.02%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 112 (56.57%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (32.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
4 22 (11.11%) Amazon S3
5 19 (9.60%) Amazon EC2
5 19 (9.60%) PaaS
6 17 (8.59%) Route 53
6 17 (8.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 15 (7.58%) Amazon ELB
7 15 (7.58%) npm
8 14 (7.07%) Google Cloud Platform
9 9 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (4.04%) Serverless
11 7 (3.54%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (2.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 4 (2.02%) IaaS
13 3 (1.52%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 3 (1.52%) Amazon Kinesis
14 2 (1.01%) Amazon EMR
14 2 (1.01%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 25 (12.63%) HTTP
2 11 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 10 (5.05%) DNS
4 8 (4.04%) DHCP
4 8 (4.04%) FTP
4 8 (4.04%) IPsec
5 3 (1.52%) tcpdump
6 1 (0.51%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.51%) Network Security
6 1 (0.51%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (16.67%) MySQL
2 24 (12.12%) Hadoop
2 24 (12.12%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (9.09%) MongoDB
4 13 (6.57%) Apache Cassandra
5 11 (5.56%) Big Data
6 10 (5.05%) Pentaho
7 8 (4.04%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (2.53%) Blockchain
9 3 (1.52%) Amazon Athena
9 3 (1.52%) Amazon Aurora
9 3 (1.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (1.52%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (1.52%) Apache Hive
9 3 (1.52%) Impala
9 3 (1.52%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.52%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.51%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.51%) Redis
10 1 (0.51%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 134 (67.68%) Jenkins
2 37 (18.69%) Git (software)
3 34 (17.17%) GitLab
4 28 (14.14%) Gradle
4 28 (14.14%) Maven
5 18 (9.09%) SonarQube
6 17 (8.59%) CircleCI
6 17 (8.59%) JIRA
7 16 (8.08%) Travis CI
8 15 (7.58%) gulp
8 15 (7.58%) IBM UrbanCode
8 15 (7.58%) Selenium
9 13 (6.57%) Gatling
9 13 (6.57%) JUnit
9 13 (6.57%) Spock
10 11 (5.56%) Artifactory
10 11 (5.56%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (2.02%) TeamCity
12 3 (1.52%) Bitbucket
13 2 (1.01%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (4.04%) Retail
2 7 (3.54%) Finance
3 3 (1.52%) Banking
4 1 (0.51%) Law
4 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 101 (51.01%) DevOps Engineer
2 53 (26.77%) AWS Engineer
3 41 (20.71%) AWS DevOps
4 33 (16.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 21 (10.61%) Java Engineer
6 15 (7.58%) Consultant
7 14 (7.07%) DevOps Consultant
8 12 (6.06%) Senior DevOps
9 11 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
10 10 (5.05%) Azure Engineer
10 10 (5.05%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 9 (4.55%) Python Engineer
11 9 (4.55%) WebOps Engineer
12 7 (3.54%) Platform Engineer
12 7 (3.54%) Software Engineer
13 6 (3.03%) Architect
13 6 (3.03%) Lead DevOps
13 6 (3.03%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 5 (2.53%) Automation Engineer
14 5 (2.53%) Azure DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (20.71%) Elastic Stack
2 20 (10.10%) Node.js
3 16 (8.08%) Spring
4 13 (6.57%) Hibernate
5 9 (4.55%) .NET
6 8 (4.04%) Kafka
7 7 (3.54%) Web Services
8 3 (1.52%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (1.52%) Sensu
9 2 (1.01%) RESTful
10 1 (0.51%) Express
10 1 (0.51%) J2EE
10 1 (0.51%) JSON
10 1 (0.51%) REST
10 1 (0.51%) Serverless Framework
10 1 (0.51%) Spring Boot
10 1 (0.51%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.54%) Public Cloud
2 3 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (1.01%) Fintech
3 2 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (0.51%) Clustering
4 1 (0.51%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.51%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (0.51%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 79 (39.90%) Linux
2 27 (13.64%) Windows
3 25 (12.63%) CentOS
4 22 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (9.09%) Unix
6 4 (2.02%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.52%) Amazon Linux
7 3 (1.52%) Fedora
8 1 (0.51%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (83.33%) DevOps
2 65 (32.83%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (20.20%) Open Source
4 38 (19.19%) Microservices
5 31 (15.66%) Configuration Management
6 22 (11.11%) Test Automation
7 19 (9.60%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 19 (9.60%) TDD
8 18 (9.09%) Scrum
9 16 (8.08%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (8.08%) Software Engineering
10 14 (7.07%) BDD
10 14 (7.07%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 13 (6.57%) Continuous Deployment
11 13 (6.57%) Problem-Solving
12 11 (5.56%) Coaching
12 11 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
13 10 (5.05%) Waterfall
14 9 (4.55%) Unit Testing
14 9 (4.55%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 94 (47.47%) Python
2 62 (31.31%) Java
3 44 (22.22%) Bash Shell
4 28 (14.14%) Shell Script
5 17 (8.59%) Java 8
6 16 (8.08%) Groovy
6 16 (8.08%) Ruby
7 14 (7.07%) PHP
8 6 (3.03%) JavaScript
8 6 (3.03%) Perl
9 3 (1.52%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.52%) SQL
10 1 (0.51%) Go
10 1 (0.51%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 9 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.53%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.51%) CISM
5 1 (0.51%) CISSP
5 1 (0.51%) TOGAF Certification
System Software
1 123 (62.12%) Docker
2 15 (7.58%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (4.04%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.52%) Squid
5 2 (1.01%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.51%) etcd
6 1 (0.51%) HDFS
6 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 120 (60.61%) Ansible
2 116 (58.59%) Puppet
3 65 (32.83%) Kubernetes
3 65 (32.83%) Opscode Chef
4 36 (18.18%) Packer
5 33 (16.67%) Prometheus
6 26 (13.13%) Salt
7 17 (8.59%) Grafana
8 10 (5.05%) Rancher
9 4 (2.02%) Docker Swarm
9 4 (2.02%) SCCM
10 2 (1.01%) Consul
10 2 (1.01%) logstash
10 2 (1.01%) Nagios
11 1 (0.51%) CFEngine
11 1 (0.51%) Kibana
11 1 (0.51%) Mesos
11 1 (0.51%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 26 (13.13%) Cloudera
2 23 (11.62%) Black Duck
3 19 (9.60%) Red Hat
4 15 (7.58%) Hortonworks
5 14 (7.07%) Google
5 14 (7.07%) PagerDuty
6 12 (6.06%) Microsoft
7 6 (3.03%) Oracle
8 4 (2.02%) Citrix
9 3 (1.52%) Atlassian
10 2 (1.01%) VMware
11 1 (0.51%) SaltStack
11 1 (0.51%) WSO2