Period
to 24 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 24 May 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 West
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 94 139 180
Rank change year-on-year +45 +41 -
Contract jobs citing Terraform 140 51 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.33% 1.01% 0.31%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.86% 7.51% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 35 13
South West median daily rate £550 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +2.56% -
10th Percentile £475 £425 £433
90th Percentile £669 £625 £557
England median daily rate £560 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +1.82% +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £70.00 £65.00 -
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -

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 West with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1,010 679 407
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 16.78% 13.42% 7.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 615 350 264
South West median daily rate £480 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £300 £250 £254
90th Percentile £625 £614 £555
England median daily rate £500 £498 £460
% change year-on-year +0.50% +8.15% +8.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 23 11
South West median hourly rate £22.40 £17.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.00% -56.25% +163.55%
10th Percentile £15.00 £13.65 £27.50
90th Percentile £49.50 £46.95 £48.75
England median hourly rate £19.50 £17.52 £21.00
% change year-on-year +11.30% -16.57% -1.55%

Terraform
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Terraform in the South West

Terraform
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Terraform in the South West

Terraform
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Terraform in the South West over the 6 months to 24 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Terraform in the South West

Terraform
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 6 months to 24 May 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
Bristol +25 81 £550 +10.00% 7
Wiltshire -12 42 £663 +32.50% 1
Dorset +11 6 - -
Gloucestershire - 4 - - 1
Cornwall -1 3 - -
Somerset -1 1 £525 -9.29%
Terraform
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 West region with a requirement for Terraform.

1 116 (82.86%) DevOps
2 105 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
3 92 (65.71%) Ansible
4 78 (55.71%) Kubernetes
5 65 (46.43%) Python
6 62 (44.29%) Linux
6 62 (44.29%) Docker
7 44 (31.43%) Jenkins
8 43 (30.71%) Microsoft Azure
9 39 (27.86%) Google Cloud Platform
10 34 (24.29%) Git (software)
11 32 (22.86%) AWS CloudFormation
12 31 (22.14%) Windows
13 30 (21.43%) OpenShift
14 29 (20.71%) Agile Software Development
14 29 (20.71%) Infrastructure as Code
15 27 (19.29%) Microservices
15 27 (19.29%) .NET
16 26 (18.57%) PowerShell
16 26 (18.57%) Infrastructure Automation
17 25 (17.86%) Node.js
17 25 (17.86%) JIRA
18 24 (17.14%) Cloud Native
19 23 (16.43%) Kafka
20 22 (15.71%) Bash Shell
20 22 (15.71%) JavaScript
21 21 (15.00%) Ruby
21 21 (15.00%) Artifactory
21 21 (15.00%) Veracode
21 21 (15.00%) Sonatype Nexus

Terraform
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 7 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (2.14%) Apache
2 3 (2.14%) Confluence
2 3 (2.14%) Mule
2 3 (2.14%) Mule ESB
3 2 (1.43%) IIS
3 2 (1.43%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 105 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (30.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (27.86%) Google Cloud Platform
4 32 (22.86%) AWS CloudFormation
5 30 (21.43%) OpenShift
6 16 (11.43%) GitHub
7 15 (10.71%) Amazon EC2
7 15 (10.71%) Amazon S3
8 10 (7.14%) AWS Lambda
8 10 (7.14%) Serverless
9 6 (4.29%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (2.86%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 4 (2.86%) AWS OpsWorks
11 2 (1.43%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (1.43%) Datadog
11 2 (1.43%) Route 53
12 1 (0.71%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 1 (0.71%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.14%) DNS
1 10 (7.14%) Firewall
1 10 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.71%) MongoDB
2 5 (3.57%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (2.86%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.43%) Redis
6 1 (0.71%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.71%) Big Data
6 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.71%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 44 (31.43%) Jenkins
2 34 (24.29%) Git (software)
3 25 (17.86%) JIRA
4 21 (15.00%) Artifactory
4 21 (15.00%) Sonatype Nexus
5 19 (13.57%) CircleCI
6 9 (6.43%) Bitbucket
7 7 (5.00%) GitLab
7 7 (5.00%) Vagrant
8 6 (4.29%) CF BOSH
9 4 (2.86%) SonarQube
10 3 (2.14%) Gradle
10 3 (2.14%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (12.14%) Finance
2 4 (2.86%) Banking
2 4 (2.86%) Financial Institution
2 4 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 89 (63.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 56 (40.00%) AWS DevOps
3 46 (32.86%) AWS Engineer
4 44 (31.43%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 17 (12.14%) Cloud Engineer
6 12 (8.57%) Developer
6 12 (8.57%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 11 (7.86%) AWS Consultant
7 11 (7.86%) Consultant
8 10 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (6.43%) Python Engineer
10 8 (5.71%) Architect
10 8 (5.71%) Senior DevOps
10 8 (5.71%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 7 (5.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (5.00%) DevOps Consultant
12 5 (3.57%) Operations Engineer
13 4 (2.86%) .NET Developer
13 4 (2.86%) AWS Developer
13 4 (2.86%) DevOps Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (19.29%) .NET
2 25 (17.86%) Node.js
3 23 (16.43%) Kafka
4 6 (4.29%) .NET Core
5 3 (2.14%) CSS
5 3 (2.14%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (2.14%) Hibernate
5 3 (2.14%) HTML
5 3 (2.14%) HTML5
5 3 (2.14%) Spring
6 2 (1.43%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (1.43%) Web Services
7 1 (0.71%) JSON
7 1 (0.71%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.14%) Cloud Native
2 12 (8.57%) iPad
3 6 (4.29%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (4.29%) Public Cloud
4 4 (2.86%) Hedge funds
5 3 (2.14%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 62 (44.29%) Linux
2 31 (22.14%) Windows
3 20 (14.29%) CoreOS
4 19 (13.57%) CentOS
5 13 (9.29%) Ubuntu
6 10 (7.14%) Unix
7 3 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.43%) Debian
9 1 (0.71%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (82.86%) DevOps
2 29 (20.71%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (20.71%) Infrastructure as Code
3 27 (19.29%) Microservices
4 26 (18.57%) Infrastructure Automation
5 19 (13.57%) Configuration Management
5 19 (13.57%) The Twelve-Factor App
6 18 (12.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 14 (10.00%) Migration
7 14 (10.00%) Proactive Monitoring
8 13 (9.29%) E-Commerce
8 13 (9.29%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (7.14%) Immutable Infrastructure
9 10 (7.14%) Kanban
10 8 (5.71%) Analytics
10 8 (5.71%) DevSecOps
10 8 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (5.71%) Release Automation
11 6 (4.29%) Line Management
12 5 (3.57%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 65 (46.43%) Python
2 26 (18.57%) PowerShell
3 22 (15.71%) Bash Shell
3 22 (15.71%) JavaScript
4 21 (15.00%) Ruby
5 19 (13.57%) Go
5 19 (13.57%) Rust
6 13 (9.29%) Java
7 8 (5.71%) SQL
8 2 (1.43%) C#
9 1 (0.71%) Perl
9 1 (0.71%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (2.86%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.14%) AWS Certification
2 3 (2.14%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 62 (44.29%) Docker
2 7 (5.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (4.29%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 92 (65.71%) Ansible
2 78 (55.71%) Kubernetes
3 15 (10.71%) Puppet
4 13 (9.29%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (5.00%) Graphite
6 4 (2.86%) Docker Swarm
6 4 (2.86%) Packer
7 3 (2.14%) Grafana
8 2 (1.43%) Mesos
9 1 (0.71%) Icinga
9 1 (0.71%) Nagios
Vendors
1 21 (15.00%) Veracode
2 20 (14.29%) Google
3 12 (8.57%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.29%) SaltStack
5 2 (1.43%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.71%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.71%) SAP
6 1 (0.71%) Splunk
6 1 (0.71%) VMware