Period
to 13 December 2018

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 13 December 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
England > North West
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 155 216
Rank change year-on-year +82 +61 +29
Contract jobs citing Terraform 195 48 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.24% 0.84% 0.062%
As % of the Systems Management category 23.90% 7.84% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 42 3
North West median daily rate £538 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +17.65% +32.81%
10th Percentile £419 £408 £413
90th Percentile £700 £573 £478
England median daily rate £550 £533 £514
% change year-on-year +3.29% +3.65% +8.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £90.00 - -

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 816 612 656
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.55% 10.77% 10.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 403 408
North West median daily rate £450 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £203
90th Percentile £650 £575 £550
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 28 18
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.26% -0.59% +63.46%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.35 £12.36
90th Percentile £53.00 £43.23 £43.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.07 £20.73
% change year-on-year +2.53% -17.67% +3.65%

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 13 December 2018.

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 13 December 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
Manchester +72 131 £550 +30.95% 17
Lancashire +4 39 £500 +5.26% 1
Cheshire -7 9 £425 -19.05% 3
Merseyside -2 6 £535 -0.47% 1
Terraform
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 North West region with a requirement for Terraform.

1 162 (83.08%) DevOps
2 129 (66.15%) Ansible
3 115 (58.97%) Puppet
4 109 (55.90%) Jenkins
5 97 (49.74%) Docker
6 96 (49.23%) Amazon AWS
7 90 (46.15%) Python
8 84 (43.08%) Linux
9 73 (37.44%) Java
10 55 (28.21%) MySQL
11 54 (27.69%) Agile Software Development
11 54 (27.69%) Opscode Chef
12 45 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
13 44 (22.56%) Open Source
14 40 (20.51%) Kubernetes
14 40 (20.51%) CentOS
15 38 (19.49%) Microservices
15 38 (19.49%) GitLab
15 38 (19.49%) AWS CloudFormation
16 37 (18.97%) Shell Script
16 37 (18.97%) Elastic Stack
17 36 (18.46%) Git (software)
17 36 (18.46%) Maven
17 36 (18.46%) Amazon EC2
18 35 (17.95%) Gradle
19 33 (16.92%) Black Duck
20 31 (15.90%) Packer
20 31 (15.90%) Configuration Management
21 30 (15.38%) HTTP
21 30 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 25 (12.82%) nginx
2 20 (10.26%) Cloud Foundry
3 13 (6.67%) Confluence
4 4 (2.05%) Apache
4 4 (2.05%) Apache Spark
4 4 (2.05%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.03%) SAS
5 2 (1.03%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.03%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.03%) WildFly
6 1 (0.51%) IIS
Business Applications
1 6 (3.08%) Distributed Ledger
2 3 (1.54%) Magento
3 1 (0.51%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 96 (49.23%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (19.49%) AWS CloudFormation
4 36 (18.46%) Amazon EC2
5 27 (13.85%) Amazon ELB
5 27 (13.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 23 (11.79%) Amazon S3
7 22 (11.28%) PaaS
8 21 (10.77%) Route 53
9 19 (9.74%) npm
10 9 (4.62%) Google Cloud Platform
11 8 (4.10%) Cloud Computing
12 7 (3.59%) Amazon SQS
13 6 (3.08%) OpenShift
14 4 (2.05%) Slack
15 3 (1.54%) AWS Lambda
15 3 (1.54%) CloudFront
15 3 (1.54%) Serverless
16 2 (1.03%) Amazon EMR
16 2 (1.03%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 30 (15.38%) HTTP
2 11 (5.64%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.56%) DHCP
3 5 (2.56%) DNS
3 5 (2.56%) Firewall
3 5 (2.56%) FTP
3 5 (2.56%) IPsec
4 3 (1.54%) Internet
4 3 (1.54%) VPN
5 2 (1.03%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (1.03%) SSL
6 1 (0.51%) DSL
6 1 (0.51%) Network Security
6 1 (0.51%) SMS
6 1 (0.51%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (28.21%) MySQL
2 28 (14.36%) MongoDB
3 26 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
4 19 (9.74%) Apache Cassandra
5 11 (5.64%) Amazon RDS
6 9 (4.62%) Big Data
6 9 (4.62%) Hadoop
6 9 (4.62%) Pentaho
7 6 (3.08%) Blockchain
8 5 (2.56%) NoSQL
8 5 (2.56%) RDBMS
8 5 (2.56%) Relational Database
9 4 (2.05%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.03%) Amazon Athena
10 2 (1.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (1.03%) Impala
11 1 (0.51%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.51%) HBase
11 1 (0.51%) Power BI
11 1 (0.51%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 109 (55.90%) Jenkins
2 38 (19.49%) GitLab
3 36 (18.46%) Git (software)
3 36 (18.46%) Maven
4 35 (17.95%) Gradle
5 27 (13.85%) SonarQube
6 19 (9.74%) CircleCI
6 19 (9.74%) gulp
6 19 (9.74%) IBM UrbanCode
6 19 (9.74%) Travis CI
7 18 (9.23%) Selenium
8 16 (8.21%) Gatling
8 16 (8.21%) JUnit
8 16 (8.21%) Spock
9 15 (7.69%) JIRA
10 14 (7.18%) Sonatype Nexus
11 12 (6.15%) Artifactory
12 5 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (2.56%) Visual Studio Team System
13 3 (1.54%) Bitbucket
General
1 7 (3.59%) Retail
2 5 (2.56%) Finance
3 3 (1.54%) Banking
Job Titles
1 106 (54.36%) DevOps Engineer
2 42 (21.54%) AWS Engineer
3 29 (14.87%) AWS DevOps
4 25 (12.82%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 23 (11.79%) Java Engineer
6 13 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
7 12 (6.15%) Azure Engineer
8 11 (5.64%) Software Engineer
9 9 (4.62%) Senior DevOps
10 8 (4.10%) Azure DevOps
10 8 (4.10%) Consultant
11 7 (3.59%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 7 (3.59%) DevOps Consultant
11 7 (3.59%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 6 (3.08%) Developer
12 6 (3.08%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 5 (2.56%) Administrator
13 5 (2.56%) Java Developer
13 5 (2.56%) Linux Engineer
13 5 (2.56%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (18.97%) Elastic Stack
2 27 (13.85%) Node.js
3 20 (10.26%) Spring
4 16 (8.21%) Hibernate
5 8 (4.10%) .NET
5 8 (4.10%) JSON
5 8 (4.10%) Web Services
6 7 (3.59%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (2.56%) J2EE
7 5 (2.56%) Spring Boot
8 4 (2.05%) REST
9 3 (1.54%) Kafka
9 3 (1.54%) Sensu
10 2 (1.03%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (1.03%) RESTful
10 2 (1.03%) Spring Batch
10 2 (1.03%) Spring Security
11 1 (0.51%) Flask
11 1 (0.51%) LAMP
11 1 (0.51%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.62%) Public Cloud
2 5 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (2.05%) Private Cloud
4 1 (0.51%) Clustering
4 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.51%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (0.51%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 84 (43.08%) Linux
2 40 (20.51%) CentOS
3 30 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 23 (11.79%) Windows
5 16 (8.21%) Unix
6 6 (3.08%) VMS
7 1 (0.51%) Debian
7 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.51%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (83.08%) DevOps
2 54 (27.69%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (22.56%) Open Source
4 38 (19.49%) Microservices
5 31 (15.90%) Configuration Management
6 25 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (12.82%) Test Automation
7 24 (12.31%) TDD
8 21 (10.77%) Software Engineering
9 19 (9.74%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 18 (9.23%) BDD
11 17 (8.72%) Scrum
12 14 (7.18%) Coaching
12 14 (7.18%) Continuous Deployment
13 13 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
14 12 (6.15%) Waterfall
15 11 (5.64%) Software Deployment
16 10 (5.13%) Business Development
17 9 (4.62%) Digital Transformation Programme
17 9 (4.62%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 90 (46.15%) Python
2 73 (37.44%) Java
3 37 (18.97%) Shell Script
4 25 (12.82%) Bash Shell
5 23 (11.79%) Groovy
6 22 (11.28%) Java 8
7 20 (10.26%) PHP
8 11 (5.64%) Ruby
9 10 (5.13%) PowerShell
10 9 (4.62%) JavaScript
10 9 (4.62%) SQL
11 8 (4.10%) Perl
12 3 (1.54%) Scala
13 1 (0.51%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 12 (6.15%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.10%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.05%) AWS Certification
4 3 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.51%) CISM
5 1 (0.51%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.51%) GDPR
1 1 (0.51%) QA
System Software
1 97 (49.74%) Docker
2 22 (11.28%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (2.05%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.51%) HDFS
5 1 (0.51%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 129 (66.15%) Ansible
2 115 (58.97%) Puppet
3 54 (27.69%) Opscode Chef
4 40 (20.51%) Kubernetes
5 31 (15.90%) Packer
6 25 (12.82%) Prometheus
7 21 (10.77%) Grafana
8 16 (8.21%) Rancher
9 13 (6.67%) Salt
10 2 (1.03%) Graylog
10 2 (1.03%) Kibana
11 1 (0.51%) Consul
11 1 (0.51%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.51%) logstash
11 1 (0.51%) Mesos
11 1 (0.51%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 33 (16.92%) Black Duck
2 25 (12.82%) Red Hat
3 11 (5.64%) Google
3 11 (5.64%) Microsoft
4 10 (5.13%) Cloudera
4 10 (5.13%) Oracle
5 6 (3.08%) PagerDuty
6 5 (2.56%) VMware
7 3 (1.54%) Meraki
8 2 (1.03%) Cisco
8 2 (1.03%) Hortonworks
8 2 (1.03%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.51%) IBM
9 1 (0.51%) OpenText
9 1 (0.51%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.51%) Tableau
9 1 (0.51%) WSO2