Period
to 17 September 2019

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 17 September 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 > South East
6 months to
17 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 154 184 274
Rank change year-on-year +30 +90 +99
Contract jobs citing Terraform 232 230 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.59% 1.40% 0.66%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.66% 10.48% 5.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 165 91
South East median daily rate £539 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.62% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £419 £413 £400
90th Percentile £647 £641 £588
England median daily rate £575 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South East median hourly rate £24.00 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £65.00 -
% change year-on-year -46.15% - -

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 1,989 2,195 1,960
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.67% 13.35% 12.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,228 1,303 1,192
South East median daily rate £460 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +4.29%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £625 £575 £556
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 78 56
South East median hourly rate £16.62 £17.50 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.06% +22.81% -47.95%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.50 £10.58
90th Percentile £70.50 £56.08 £43.00
England median hourly rate £20.50 £18.70 £17.50
% change year-on-year +9.63% +6.86% -22.22%

Terraform
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Terraform as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Terraform in the South East

Terraform
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Terraform in the South East over the 6 months to 17 September 2019.

Contractor 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 17 September 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
Thames Valley -2 111 £500 - 26
Berkshire +6 79 £525 +5.00% 19
Surrey +65 38 £588 -2.08% 15
Hampshire -17 38 £550 +10.00% 15
Oxfordshire +7 25 £534 +6.75% 5
East Sussex +11 21 £525 +5.00% 6
West Sussex +1 20 £531 +0.19% 3
Buckinghamshire +8 8 £488 -2.50% 2
Kent +4 2 - - 2
Terraform
England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 South East region with a requirement for Terraform.

1 185 (79.74%) DevOps
2 140 (60.34%) Ansible
3 135 (58.19%) AWS
4 100 (43.10%) Linux
5 90 (38.79%) Jenkins
6 89 (38.36%) Kubernetes
7 87 (37.50%) Docker
8 80 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
9 75 (32.33%) Python
10 71 (30.60%) Azure
11 66 (28.45%) Puppet
12 56 (24.14%) AWS CloudFormation
13 55 (23.71%) Git (software)
14 54 (23.28%) Infrastructure as Code
15 45 (19.40%) Scrum
16 44 (18.97%) Bash Shell
17 43 (18.53%) Java
18 39 (16.81%) Configuration Management
18 39 (16.81%) GCP
19 36 (15.52%) Opscode Chef
20 35 (15.09%) Continuous Integration
21 33 (14.22%) Windows
22 32 (13.79%) IaaS
23 31 (13.36%) Google
24 29 (12.50%) PowerShell
24 29 (12.50%) Public Cloud
25 28 (12.07%) Kafka
25 28 (12.07%) Big Data
26 27 (11.64%) Node.js
26 27 (11.64%) Analytics

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 19 (8.19%) Apache Spark
2 7 (3.02%) Cloud Foundry
2 7 (3.02%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (2.59%) Apache
3 6 (2.59%) Apache Pig
3 6 (2.59%) CMS
4 5 (2.16%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.72%) ColdFusion
5 4 (1.72%) GemFire
5 4 (1.72%) Jetty
5 4 (1.72%) nginx
5 4 (1.72%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.29%) Confluence
6 3 (1.29%) Drupal
6 3 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.29%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.29%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.86%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.43%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 135 (58.19%) AWS
2 71 (30.60%) Azure
3 56 (24.14%) AWS CloudFormation
4 39 (16.81%) GCP
5 32 (13.79%) IaaS
6 26 (11.21%) GitHub
7 23 (9.91%) Serverless
8 22 (9.48%) Amazon EC2
8 22 (9.48%) PaaS
9 20 (8.62%) Amazon ECS
9 20 (8.62%) AWS Lambda
10 18 (7.76%) Amazon EMR
11 13 (5.60%) Amazon Kinesis
12 12 (5.17%) OpenShift
13 11 (4.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 8 (3.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 8 (3.45%) Amazon S3
15 6 (2.59%) Apigee
15 6 (2.59%) Azure Active Directory
15 6 (2.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.17%) VPN
2 11 (4.74%) DSL
3 10 (4.31%) DNS
4 9 (3.88%) HTTP
5 6 (2.59%) FTP
5 6 (2.59%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.29%) Firewall
6 3 (1.29%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.86%) SSH
7 2 (0.86%) SSL
7 2 (0.86%) tcpdump
7 2 (0.86%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (12.07%) Big Data
2 20 (8.62%) Hadoop
3 14 (6.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 11 (4.74%) MySQL
4 11 (4.74%) NoSQL
5 8 (3.45%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 8 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (3.02%) Amazon RDS
6 7 (3.02%) HBase
6 7 (3.02%) MariaDB
7 5 (2.16%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (2.16%) Apache Hive
7 5 (2.16%) Data Lake
7 5 (2.16%) SQL Server
8 4 (1.72%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (1.72%) BigQuery
8 4 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.29%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.86%) GIS
Development Applications
1 90 (38.79%) Jenkins
2 55 (23.71%) Git (software)
3 16 (6.90%) Gradle
4 14 (6.03%) Cucumber
5 13 (5.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 10 (4.31%) Maven
6 10 (4.31%) Selenium
6 10 (4.31%) Sonatype Nexus
6 10 (4.31%) TeamCity
6 10 (4.31%) Visual Studio Team System
7 9 (3.88%) JIRA
8 6 (2.59%) GitLab
8 6 (2.59%) GoCD
9 5 (2.16%) IntelliJ
10 4 (1.72%) Concordion
10 4 (1.72%) EasyMock
10 4 (1.72%) JMeter
10 4 (1.72%) Liquibase
10 4 (1.72%) Mockito
10 4 (1.72%) Protractor
General
1 21 (9.05%) Finance
2 12 (5.17%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.45%) Public Sector
4 6 (2.59%) Banking
5 3 (1.29%) Billing
5 3 (1.29%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.29%) Retail
6 2 (0.86%) Electronics
6 2 (0.86%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.86%) Legal
6 2 (0.86%) Marketing
7 1 (0.43%) Law
7 1 (0.43%) Military
Job Titles
1 110 (47.41%) DevOps Engineer
2 51 (21.98%) AWS Engineer
3 38 (16.38%) Cloud Engineer
4 34 (14.66%) AWS DevOps
5 28 (12.07%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 28 (12.07%) Azure Engineer
5 28 (12.07%) Developer
6 22 (9.48%) Azure DevOps
7 19 (8.19%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 15 (6.47%) Security Engineer
9 13 (5.60%) Architect
10 11 (4.74%) JavaScript Developer
11 10 (4.31%) Consultant
11 10 (4.31%) Senior DevOps
11 10 (4.31%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 9 (3.88%) AWS Developer
12 9 (3.88%) Java Developer
12 9 (3.88%) Lead DevOps
13 8 (3.45%) Azure Architect
13 8 (3.45%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (12.07%) Kafka
2 27 (11.64%) Node.js
3 17 (7.33%) Web Services
4 13 (5.60%) AngularJS
5 12 (5.17%) Spring
6 11 (4.74%) React
7 8 (3.45%) RESTful
8 7 (3.02%) .NET
8 7 (3.02%) HTML
8 7 (3.02%) Vue.js
9 6 (2.59%) Dropwizard
9 6 (2.59%) RabbitMQ
9 6 (2.59%) Spring Boot
9 6 (2.59%) WireMock
10 5 (2.16%) Elastic Stack
10 5 (2.16%) LAMP
11 4 (1.72%) Gherkin
11 4 (1.72%) Java SE
11 4 (1.72%) Lambda Expressions
11 4 (1.72%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.50%) Public Cloud
2 25 (10.78%) Cloud Native
3 14 (6.03%) Data Centre
4 11 (4.74%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (4.31%) Linux Command Line
6 7 (3.02%) Replication
7 5 (2.16%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.29%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.29%) Clustering
8 3 (1.29%) CMDB
8 3 (1.29%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.29%) User Experience
9 1 (0.43%) Cyber Defence
9 1 (0.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 100 (43.10%) Linux
2 33 (14.22%) Windows
3 13 (5.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (5.17%) Unix
5 5 (2.16%) CentOS
5 5 (2.16%) VMS
6 3 (1.29%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.86%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.43%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (79.74%) DevOps
2 80 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (23.28%) Infrastructure as Code
4 45 (19.40%) Scrum
5 39 (16.81%) Configuration Management
6 35 (15.09%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (11.64%) Analytics
7 27 (11.64%) Continuous Delivery
8 24 (10.34%) Kanban
8 24 (10.34%) Migration
9 21 (9.05%) DevSecOps
10 20 (8.62%) Software Engineering
11 16 (6.90%) Microservices
11 16 (6.90%) TDD
12 14 (6.03%) Mentoring
13 13 (5.60%) BDD
13 13 (5.60%) Continuous Improvement
13 13 (5.60%) Data Science
14 12 (5.17%) Data Analytics
14 12 (5.17%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 75 (32.33%) Python
2 44 (18.97%) Bash Shell
3 43 (18.53%) Java
4 29 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 19 (8.19%) JavaScript
6 17 (7.33%) Groovy
6 17 (7.33%) Ruby
7 11 (4.74%) Scala
7 11 (4.74%) SQL
8 10 (4.31%) C#
8 10 (4.31%) Shell Script
8 10 (4.31%) TypeScript
9 7 (3.02%) Java 8
10 6 (2.59%) Perl
10 6 (2.59%) PHP
11 5 (2.16%) Go
11 5 (2.16%) Korn
12 4 (1.72%) ES6
12 4 (1.72%) Java 9
12 4 (1.72%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 15 (6.47%) Security Cleared
2 9 (3.88%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.16%) AWS Certification
3 5 (2.16%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.29%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.29%) Degree
5 1 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (3.02%) QA
2 3 (1.29%) GDPR
2 3 (1.29%) NCSC
3 2 (0.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 87 (37.50%) Docker
2 15 (6.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (5.17%) Active Directory
4 9 (3.88%) Hyper-V
5 8 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (3.02%) HDFS
7 5 (2.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (1.29%) vCloud
9 2 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.86%) vSphere
10 1 (0.43%) Ceph
10 1 (0.43%) LXC
10 1 (0.43%) NFS
10 1 (0.43%) oVirt
10 1 (0.43%) RHEV
10 1 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.43%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.43%) zsh
Systems Management
1 140 (60.34%) Ansible
2 89 (38.36%) Kubernetes
3 66 (28.45%) Puppet
4 36 (15.52%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (4.74%) Packer
6 6 (2.59%) Docker Swarm
6 6 (2.59%) Kibana
6 6 (2.59%) logstash
6 6 (2.59%) Prometheus
7 5 (2.16%) Oozie
8 4 (1.72%) Graphite
8 4 (1.72%) Nagios
8 4 (1.72%) StatsD
9 3 (1.29%) Grafana
9 3 (1.29%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (1.29%) vRealize
9 3 (1.29%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.43%) Consul
10 1 (0.43%) Salt
10 1 (0.43%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 31 (13.36%) Google
2 15 (6.47%) New Relic
2 15 (6.47%) VMware
3 13 (5.60%) Splunk
4 11 (4.74%) Oracle
5 9 (3.88%) Microsoft
6 7 (3.02%) ArcSight
7 6 (2.59%) Barracuda Networks
7 6 (2.59%) CheckPoint
7 6 (2.59%) CyberArk
7 6 (2.59%) Fortinet
7 6 (2.59%) Qualys
7 6 (2.59%) Symantec
7 6 (2.59%) Trend Micro
8 4 (1.72%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.29%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.86%) Adobe
10 2 (0.86%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.86%) Cloudera
10 2 (0.86%) SAP