Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 154 177 269
Rank change year-on-year +23 +92 +92
Contract jobs citing Terraform 207 231 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.54% 1.39% 0.69%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.79% 10.03% 5.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 166 95
South East median daily rate £534 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £448 £413 £400
90th Percentile £675 £638 £588
England median daily rate £575 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South East median hourly rate £24.00 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £72.25 -
% change year-on-year -51.56% - -

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 1,755 2,303 2,118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.02% 13.81% 12.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,035 1,383 1,320
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.94% +6.19%
10th Percentile £250 £261 £250
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 73 52
South East median hourly rate £23.41 £17.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.71% +19.30% -56.15%
10th Percentile £11.87 £11.85 £11.78
90th Percentile £82.50 £50.57 £46.98
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.26
% change year-on-year +8.57% +1.42% -23.31%

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 16 November 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 16 November 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 +16 92 £560 +12.00% 34
Berkshire +19 66 £575 +15.00% 21
Hampshire +20 41 £550 +10.00% 6
Surrey +55 30 £525 -8.70% 12
West Sussex -8 23 £528 -1.72% 3
East Sussex +19 20 £518 +3.50% 9
Oxfordshire +4 19 £475 -5.00% 7
Buckinghamshire +18 8 £513 +26.54% 6
Terraform
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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.

1 161 (77.78%) DevOps
2 127 (61.35%) AWS
3 119 (57.49%) Ansible
4 97 (46.86%) Kubernetes
5 85 (41.06%) Docker
6 79 (38.16%) Agile Software Development
7 74 (35.75%) Linux
8 70 (33.82%) Jenkins
9 68 (32.85%) Puppet
9 68 (32.85%) Azure
10 64 (30.92%) Python
11 42 (20.29%) Infrastructure as Code
12 40 (19.32%) Opscode Chef
13 39 (18.84%) AWS CloudFormation
13 39 (18.84%) Windows
13 39 (18.84%) Bash Shell
14 37 (17.87%) Git (software)
15 36 (17.39%) Configuration Management
16 35 (16.91%) GCP
17 34 (16.43%) Google
17 34 (16.43%) Scrum
18 31 (14.98%) Java
19 29 (14.01%) PowerShell
19 29 (14.01%) IaaS
20 27 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
21 26 (12.56%) GitHub
22 25 (12.08%) Big Data
22 25 (12.08%) Node.js
22 25 (12.08%) Cloud Native
23 23 (11.11%) Microservices

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 11 (5.31%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (4.35%) Apache Spark
2 9 (4.35%) OpenStack
3 7 (3.38%) Cloud Foundry
4 6 (2.90%) Apache Pig
5 4 (1.93%) Confluence
6 3 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.45%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.45%) nginx
6 3 (1.45%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.97%) Drupal
7 2 (0.97%) GemFire
7 2 (0.97%) IIS
7 2 (0.97%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.48%) Apache
8 1 (0.48%) JBoss
8 1 (0.48%) Mule
8 1 (0.48%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 127 (61.35%) AWS
2 68 (32.85%) Azure
3 39 (18.84%) AWS CloudFormation
4 35 (16.91%) GCP
5 29 (14.01%) IaaS
6 26 (12.56%) GitHub
7 17 (8.21%) PaaS
7 17 (8.21%) Serverless
8 14 (6.76%) Amazon EC2
9 13 (6.28%) AWS Lambda
10 12 (5.80%) OpenShift
11 10 (4.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 9 (4.35%) Amazon ECS
12 9 (4.35%) SaaS
13 7 (3.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 7 (3.38%) Azure Active Directory
14 6 (2.90%) Amazon EMR
14 6 (2.90%) Amazon S3
14 6 (2.90%) Apigee
14 6 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.86%) DNS
2 4 (1.93%) DSL
2 4 (1.93%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.93%) VPN
3 2 (0.97%) Firewall
3 2 (0.97%) SSH
3 2 (0.97%) SSL
3 2 (0.97%) VSAN
4 1 (0.48%) DHCP
4 1 (0.48%) FTP
4 1 (0.48%) HTTP
4 1 (0.48%) Internet
4 1 (0.48%) MQTT
4 1 (0.48%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (12.08%) Big Data
2 15 (7.25%) MySQL
3 13 (6.28%) Hadoop
4 11 (5.31%) NoSQL
5 8 (3.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 8 (3.86%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (3.38%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 7 (3.38%) HBase
6 7 (3.38%) SQL Server
7 6 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (2.42%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (2.42%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (2.42%) Apache Hive
8 5 (2.42%) BigQuery
8 5 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (2.42%) Redis
9 4 (1.93%) Azure SQL Database
9 4 (1.93%) Data Lake
10 3 (1.45%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 70 (33.82%) Jenkins
2 37 (17.87%) Git (software)
3 11 (5.31%) Cucumber
4 9 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
4 9 (4.35%) Selenium
5 8 (3.86%) TeamCity
6 7 (3.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (3.38%) Gradle
7 5 (2.42%) JIRA
8 4 (1.93%) Concordion
8 4 (1.93%) EasyMock
8 4 (1.93%) GitLab
8 4 (1.93%) JMeter
8 4 (1.93%) Maven
8 4 (1.93%) Mockito
8 4 (1.93%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (1.45%) CircleCI
9 3 (1.45%) GoCD
9 3 (1.45%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.97%) Protractor
General
1 12 (5.80%) Finance
2 7 (3.38%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.90%) Public Sector
4 5 (2.42%) Banking
4 5 (2.42%) Billing
5 2 (0.97%) Legal
6 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.48%) Retail
Job Titles
1 95 (45.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 45 (21.74%) AWS Engineer
3 33 (15.94%) AWS DevOps
4 30 (14.49%) Cloud Engineer
5 29 (14.01%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 24 (11.59%) Developer
7 22 (10.63%) Architect
8 21 (10.14%) Azure Engineer
9 18 (8.70%) Azure DevOps
10 16 (7.73%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 9 (4.35%) AWS Developer
11 9 (4.35%) Consultant
12 8 (3.86%) Azure Architect
12 8 (3.86%) Kubernetes Engineer
13 7 (3.38%) DevSecOps Engineer
13 7 (3.38%) JavaScript Engineer
13 7 (3.38%) Node.js Developer
13 7 (3.38%) Security Engineer
13 7 (3.38%) Software Engineer
14 6 (2.90%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (12.08%) Node.js
2 20 (9.66%) Web Services
3 12 (5.80%) .NET
4 11 (5.31%) Vue.js
5 9 (4.35%) Kafka
5 9 (4.35%) React
6 8 (3.86%) AngularJS
6 8 (3.86%) Spring
7 7 (3.38%) .NET Framework
8 6 (2.90%) ASP.NET
9 5 (2.42%) RESTful
10 4 (1.93%) Elastic Stack
10 4 (1.93%) Gherkin
11 3 (1.45%) .NET Core
11 3 (1.45%) LEMP Stack
11 3 (1.45%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (1.45%) WireMock
12 2 (0.97%) Apache NiFi
12 2 (0.97%) React Native
12 2 (0.97%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.08%) Cloud Native
2 19 (9.18%) Public Cloud
3 13 (6.28%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (5.31%) Linux Command Line
5 10 (4.83%) Data Centre
6 7 (3.38%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (2.42%) CMDB
8 3 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.45%) Clustering
8 3 (1.45%) Replication
8 3 (1.45%) User Experience
9 1 (0.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.48%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.48%) Life Science
9 1 (0.48%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.48%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.48%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.48%) Tandem
9 1 (0.48%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 74 (35.75%) Linux
2 39 (18.84%) Windows
3 11 (5.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (5.31%) Unix
4 7 (3.38%) VMS
5 6 (2.90%) Windows Server
6 5 (2.42%) CentOS
7 2 (0.97%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (77.78%) DevOps
2 79 (38.16%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (20.29%) Infrastructure as Code
4 36 (17.39%) Configuration Management
5 34 (16.43%) Scrum
6 27 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (11.11%) Microservices
8 21 (10.14%) Continuous Delivery
9 19 (9.18%) Analytics
10 17 (8.21%) DevSecOps
10 17 (8.21%) Kanban
11 16 (7.73%) Migration
12 15 (7.25%) Software Engineering
13 14 (6.76%) Continuous Improvement
14 13 (6.28%) Open Source
15 12 (5.80%) Data Analytics
16 11 (5.31%) TDD
17 10 (4.83%) Data Science
17 10 (4.83%) Problem-Solving
18 9 (4.35%) Cloud Operations
Programming Languages
1 64 (30.92%) Python
2 39 (18.84%) Bash Shell
3 31 (14.98%) Java
4 29 (14.01%) PowerShell
5 18 (8.70%) SQL
6 14 (6.76%) Ruby
7 13 (6.28%) TypeScript
8 9 (4.35%) Scala
9 8 (3.86%) Go
9 8 (3.86%) Groovy
9 8 (3.86%) JavaScript
10 7 (3.38%) C#
10 7 (3.38%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.45%) Java 8
11 3 (1.45%) Perl
11 3 (1.45%) VBScript
12 2 (0.97%) Korn
12 2 (0.97%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.48%) PHP
13 1 (0.48%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (8.21%) Security Cleared
2 12 (5.80%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.42%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.93%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.93%) Degree
5 1 (0.48%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.48%) MCSA
5 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.48%) RHCE
5 1 (0.48%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.70%) QA
2 3 (1.45%) GDPR
2 3 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.45%) NCSC
3 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (0.48%) NIST
System Software
1 85 (41.06%) Docker
2 11 (5.31%) Active Directory
3 10 (4.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (3.38%) vCloud
5 6 (2.90%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (2.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 5 (2.42%) HDFS
7 4 (1.93%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.48%) Ceph
8 1 (0.48%) NFS
Systems Management
1 119 (57.49%) Ansible
2 97 (46.86%) Kubernetes
3 68 (32.85%) Puppet
4 40 (19.32%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (4.35%) vRealize
6 8 (3.86%) Prometheus
7 6 (2.90%) Packer
8 5 (2.42%) Oozie
9 3 (1.45%) Grafana
9 3 (1.45%) Salt
9 3 (1.45%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.97%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (0.97%) Kibana
10 2 (0.97%) logstash
10 2 (0.97%) vCenter Server
11 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 34 (16.43%) Google
2 15 (7.25%) VMware
3 14 (6.76%) Microsoft
4 8 (3.86%) Oracle
4 8 (3.86%) Red Hat
5 6 (2.90%) Splunk
6 4 (1.93%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.45%) New Relic
8 2 (0.97%) Databricks
8 2 (0.97%) IBM
8 2 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.97%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.48%) ArcSight
9 1 (0.48%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (0.48%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.48%) Dell
9 1 (0.48%) hybris
9 1 (0.48%) Qualys
9 1 (0.48%) Symantec
9 1 (0.48%) Trend Micro