Period
to 29 March 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 29 March 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
England > South East
6 months to
29 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 106 165 207
Rank change year-on-year +59 +42 +124
Contract jobs citing Terraform 192 236 167
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 1.95% 1.49% 1.00%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.98% 10.53% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 178 133
Median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +8.11%
10th Percentile £407 £409 £400
90th Percentile £675 £650 £613
England median daily rate £550 £563 £550
% change year-on-year -2.22% +2.27% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £70.00 -
% change year-on-year -50.00% - -

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 South East with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1,282 2,242 2,296
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.02% 14.19% 13.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 761 1,337 1,316
Median daily rate £450 £450 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +6.36%
10th Percentile £213 £250 £263
90th Percentile £600 £606 £588
England median daily rate £500 £500 £495
% change year-on-year - +1.01% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 77 56
Median hourly rate £19.00 £14.00 £16.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -13.66% -12.35%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.94 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.97 £51.15 £51.38
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £17.14
% change year-on-year +2.70% +7.97% -14.33%

Terraform
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Terraform as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Terraform in the South East

Terraform
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Terraform in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Terraform in the South East

Terraform
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Terraform in the South East over the 6 months to 29 March 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Terraform in the South East

Terraform
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Terraform within the South East region over the 6 months to 29 March 2020. 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
Thames Valley +34 77 £488 -2.50% 27
Berkshire +47 48 £485 -7.62% 15
Hampshire +37 42 £513 +7.89% 10
Surrey +45 40 £500 -13.04% 19
West Sussex +22 16 £380 -30.91% 3
Oxfordshire -1 16 £500 - 7
East Sussex +28 13 £613 -2.00% 3
Buckinghamshire +15 13 £425 -5.56% 5
Kent +20 4 £685 - 5
Terraform
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 South East region with a requirement for Terraform.

1 131 (68.23%) DevOps
2 120 (62.50%) AWS
3 94 (48.96%) Ansible
4 88 (45.83%) Kubernetes
5 84 (43.75%) Docker
6 82 (42.71%) Agile Software Development
7 73 (38.02%) Python
8 64 (33.33%) Linux
9 57 (29.69%) Git (software)
9 57 (29.69%) Jenkins
10 56 (29.17%) Azure
11 42 (21.88%) Puppet
12 40 (20.83%) AWS CloudFormation
13 39 (20.31%) Opscode Chef
14 35 (18.23%) Java
15 34 (17.71%) Scrum
15 34 (17.71%) Continuous Integration
16 33 (17.19%) Bash Shell
16 33 (17.19%) Windows
16 33 (17.19%) Infrastructure as Code
17 32 (16.67%) Serverless
18 29 (15.10%) PowerShell
19 27 (14.06%) Kanban
19 27 (14.06%) GCP
19 27 (14.06%) AWS Lambda
20 26 (13.54%) Microservices
20 26 (13.54%) Amazon EC2
20 26 (13.54%) JavaScript
21 24 (12.50%) SQL
21 24 (12.50%) Configuration Management

Terraform
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 13 (6.77%) Confluence
2 12 (6.25%) Cloud Foundry
3 10 (5.21%) nginx
4 8 (4.17%) Drupal
4 8 (4.17%) Tomcat
5 7 (3.65%) Apache Spark
5 7 (3.65%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (3.65%) OpenStack
6 6 (3.13%) CMS
7 5 (2.60%) GemFire
7 5 (2.60%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.56%) Anypoint
8 3 (1.56%) Apache
8 3 (1.56%) JBoss
9 2 (1.04%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (1.04%) WildFly
9 2 (1.04%) WordPress
10 1 (0.52%) IIS
10 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.04%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.04%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 120 (62.50%) AWS
2 56 (29.17%) Azure
3 40 (20.83%) AWS CloudFormation
4 32 (16.67%) Serverless
5 27 (14.06%) AWS Lambda
5 27 (14.06%) GCP
6 26 (13.54%) Amazon EC2
7 24 (12.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 21 (10.94%) GitHub
9 20 (10.42%) Amazon S3
10 18 (9.38%) Amazon ECS
10 18 (9.38%) Amazon EMR
10 18 (9.38%) IaaS
10 18 (9.38%) PaaS
11 15 (7.81%) SaaS
12 13 (6.77%) Amazon ELB
13 10 (5.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 10 (5.21%) BlazeMeter
13 10 (5.21%) OpenShift
14 9 (4.69%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.81%) DNS
2 11 (5.73%) TCP/IP
3 10 (5.21%) DSL
4 8 (4.17%) VPN
5 5 (2.60%) Firewall
5 5 (2.60%) MQTT
5 5 (2.60%) SNMP
6 4 (2.08%) DHCP
7 3 (1.56%) BGP
7 3 (1.56%) SMTP
7 3 (1.56%) SSL
7 3 (1.56%) VSAN
7 3 (1.56%) WAN
8 2 (1.04%) FTP
8 2 (1.04%) HTTP
8 2 (1.04%) Internet
8 2 (1.04%) LAN
8 2 (1.04%) SSH
8 2 (1.04%) tcpdump
8 2 (1.04%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.25%) MySQL
2 11 (5.73%) Big Data
3 8 (4.17%) MariaDB
3 8 (4.17%) NoSQL
4 7 (3.65%) Redis
5 5 (2.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.08%) Amazon Athena
6 4 (2.08%) SQL Server
7 3 (1.56%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.04%) Biml
8 2 (1.04%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.04%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.04%) SSDT
9 1 (0.52%) Geospatial Data
9 1 (0.52%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 57 (29.69%) Git (software)
1 57 (29.69%) Jenkins
2 23 (11.98%) Selenium
3 16 (8.33%) JIRA
4 10 (5.21%) Cucumber
4 10 (5.21%) Octopus Deploy
4 10 (5.21%) Sonatype Nexus
5 9 (4.69%) Mocha
6 8 (4.17%) Liquibase
7 6 (3.13%) Bitbucket
7 6 (3.13%) SoapUI
8 5 (2.60%) CircleCI
8 5 (2.60%) GitLab
8 5 (2.60%) Protractor
8 5 (2.60%) SonarQube
8 5 (2.60%) Travis CI
9 4 (2.08%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (1.56%) JMeter
10 3 (1.56%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (6.77%) Finance
2 7 (3.65%) Public Sector
3 6 (3.13%) Banking
4 5 (2.60%) Marketing
5 4 (2.08%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 81 (42.19%) DevOps Engineer
2 32 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
3 30 (15.63%) Developer
4 23 (11.98%) AWS DevOps
5 22 (11.46%) Architect
6 21 (10.94%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 17 (8.85%) Azure Engineer
8 14 (7.29%) Cloud Engineer
9 13 (6.77%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 11 (5.73%) Cloud Architect
11 9 (4.69%) AWS Architect
11 9 (4.69%) AWS Developer
11 9 (4.69%) Azure DevOps
12 8 (4.17%) Kubernetes Engineer
12 8 (4.17%) React Developer
12 8 (4.17%) Senior DevOps
12 8 (4.17%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 7 (3.65%) DevSecOps Engineer
13 7 (3.65%) Software Developer
14 6 (3.13%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (11.46%) Node.js
2 19 (9.90%) Web Services
3 13 (6.77%) .NET
4 11 (5.73%) CSS
4 11 (5.73%) HTML
4 11 (5.73%) REST
5 10 (5.21%) AngularJS
5 10 (5.21%) React
6 9 (4.69%) .NET Framework
6 9 (4.69%) ASP.NET
7 8 (4.17%) Spring
7 8 (4.17%) Vue.js
8 7 (3.65%) RESTful
9 6 (3.13%) Ajax
9 6 (3.13%) HTML5
9 6 (3.13%) JMS
9 6 (3.13%) LEMP Stack
9 6 (3.13%) React Native
9 6 (3.13%) Swagger
9 6 (3.13%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.77%) Cloud Native
2 6 (3.13%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (3.13%) Public Cloud
3 5 (2.60%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (2.08%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.08%) Enterprise Cloud
4 4 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.04%) Clustering
6 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.04%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.52%) FMCG
7 1 (0.52%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.52%) Life Science
7 1 (0.52%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.52%) Tandem
7 1 (0.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 64 (33.33%) Linux
2 33 (17.19%) Windows
3 13 (6.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (4.69%) Unix
4 9 (4.69%) Windows Server
5 7 (3.65%) CentOS
6 3 (1.56%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.56%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (1.04%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (0.52%) Solaris
8 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (68.23%) DevOps
2 82 (42.71%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (17.71%) Continuous Integration
3 34 (17.71%) Scrum
4 33 (17.19%) Infrastructure as Code
5 27 (14.06%) Kanban
6 26 (13.54%) Microservices
7 24 (12.50%) Configuration Management
8 18 (9.38%) Open Source
8 18 (9.38%) Test Automation
9 16 (8.33%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 15 (7.81%) Migration
11 13 (6.77%) SDLC
12 11 (5.73%) Infrastructure Automation
13 10 (5.21%) Analytics
13 10 (5.21%) Continuous Delivery
13 10 (5.21%) Software Engineering
13 10 (5.21%) TDD
14 9 (4.69%) Performance Testing
14 9 (4.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 73 (38.02%) Python
2 35 (18.23%) Java
3 33 (17.19%) Bash Shell
4 29 (15.10%) PowerShell
5 26 (13.54%) JavaScript
6 24 (12.50%) SQL
7 20 (10.42%) Ruby
8 11 (5.73%) Go
9 10 (5.21%) Groovy
9 10 (5.21%) TypeScript
10 9 (4.69%) Perl
10 9 (4.69%) Shell Script
11 7 (3.65%) Java 8
11 7 (3.65%) PHP
12 5 (2.60%) C#
12 5 (2.60%) ES6
13 2 (1.04%) Korn
13 2 (1.04%) Scala
13 2 (1.04%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (9.90%) Security Cleared
2 18 (9.38%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.65%) AWS Certification
4 5 (2.60%) ISEB
4 5 (2.60%) ISTQB
4 5 (2.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.56%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.52%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.52%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.52%) Degree
7 1 (0.52%) MCSA
7 1 (0.52%) MCSE
7 1 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.90%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) GDPR
2 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (0.52%) NIST
System Software
1 84 (43.75%) Docker
2 5 (2.60%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.60%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.56%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.56%) vSphere
4 2 (1.04%) NFS
4 2 (1.04%) vCloud
4 2 (1.04%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.52%) VMFS
5 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.52%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 94 (48.96%) Ansible
2 88 (45.83%) Kubernetes
3 42 (21.88%) Puppet
4 39 (20.31%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (5.21%) Packer
6 7 (3.65%) Consul
7 6 (3.13%) ZABBIX
8 5 (2.60%) vRealize
9 4 (2.08%) Docker Swarm
9 4 (2.08%) Prometheus
10 3 (1.56%) Grafana
10 3 (1.56%) HAProxy
10 3 (1.56%) Salt
10 3 (1.56%) vCenter Server
11 2 (1.04%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Clustering
12 1 (0.52%) Kibana
12 1 (0.52%) logstash
12 1 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.52%) vMotion
Vendors
1 17 (8.85%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.81%) Google
2 15 (7.81%) Oracle
3 10 (5.21%) Red Hat
3 10 (5.21%) VMware
4 6 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (3.13%) Splunk
5 5 (2.60%) Atlassian
6 4 (2.08%) CyberArk
7 3 (1.56%) ArcSight
7 3 (1.56%) Barracuda Networks
7 3 (1.56%) CheckPoint
7 3 (1.56%) CrowdStrike
7 3 (1.56%) Dell
7 3 (1.56%) F5
7 3 (1.56%) Fortinet
7 3 (1.56%) MuleSoft
7 3 (1.56%) Qualys
7 3 (1.56%) Symantec
7 3 (1.56%) Trend Micro