Period
to 21 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Consul skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Consul over the 6 months to 21 June 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.

HashiCorp Consul
UK
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 674 779 821
Rank change year-on-year +105 +42 +45
Contract jobs citing Consul 205 67 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.073% 0.073%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.57% 0.68% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 48 63
UK median daily rate £525 £550 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +12.82% -2.50%
10th Percentile £415 £425 £399
90th Percentile £650 £616 £598
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £500 £445
% change year-on-year -7.50% +12.36% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Consul is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 13,070 9,918 11,497
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.06% 10.88% 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,672 6,543 7,345
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £638 £601 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 328 225 280
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -17.39% +14.83%
10th Percentile £11.81 £11.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.60 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £24.11
% change year-on-year - -27.40% +19.42%

Consul
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Consul as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Consul in the UK

Consul
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Consul in the UK

Consul
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Consul over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consul in the UK

Consul
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consul within the UK over the 6 months to 21 June 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
England +60 178 £525 -4.55% 19
London +57 141 £538 -6.52% 12
UK excluding London +33 53 £463 -7.50% 7
East of England - 19 £438 -
North of England -18 15 £513 -6.82% 3
Scotland - 15 - -
North West - 11 £600 - 2
Midlands -13 3 £500 - 1
West Midlands - 3 £500 - 1
Yorkshire -12 2 £488 -11.36%
North East - 2 £525 - 1
South East -28 1 £540 +20.00% 3

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Consul 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 with a requirement for Consul.

1 175 (85.37%) DevOps
2 149 (72.68%) Terraform
3 139 (67.80%) Amazon AWS
4 130 (63.41%) Kubernetes
5 127 (61.95%) Jenkins
6 125 (60.98%) Docker
7 107 (52.20%) Git (software)
8 99 (48.29%) Linux
9 98 (47.80%) Python
10 94 (45.85%) Ansible
11 88 (42.93%) Java
11 88 (42.93%) Agile Software Development
12 75 (36.59%) Ruby
13 64 (31.22%) Maven
14 62 (30.24%) Bash Shell
15 61 (29.76%) Node.js
16 60 (29.27%) Groovy
16 60 (29.27%) Packer
17 56 (27.32%) Sonatype Nexus
17 56 (27.32%) Scrum
18 55 (26.83%) Puppet
18 55 (26.83%) Microservices
19 52 (25.37%) E-Commerce
20 47 (22.93%) Configuration Management
21 46 (22.44%) SonarQube
22 41 (20.00%) TDD
23 40 (19.51%) Security Cleared
23 40 (19.51%) Mesos
24 38 (18.54%) Continuous Integration
25 37 (18.05%) SC Cleared

Consul
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 32 (15.61%) Cloud Foundry
1 32 (15.61%) Elasticsearch
2 21 (10.24%) Apache Spark
3 17 (8.29%) Apache
3 17 (8.29%) nginx
4 13 (6.34%) Apache Pig
5 12 (5.85%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.44%) JBoss
6 5 (2.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (1.95%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.46%) Confluence
8 3 (1.46%) Hubot
9 2 (0.98%) IPython
10 1 (0.49%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Shockwave
Cloud Services
1 139 (67.80%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (16.59%) GitHub
2 34 (16.59%) Google Cloud Platform
2 34 (16.59%) npm
3 29 (14.15%) Heroku
4 25 (12.20%) Serverless
5 24 (11.71%) AWS Lambda
6 23 (11.22%) Microsoft Azure
7 22 (10.73%) Amazon EC2
7 22 (10.73%) IBM Cloud
8 21 (10.24%) AWS CloudFormation
9 19 (9.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 16 (7.80%) Amazon ELB
11 10 (4.88%) Amazon S3
12 9 (4.39%) Amazon Kinesis
13 8 (3.90%) Amazon EMR
14 7 (3.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 6 (2.93%) OpenShift
16 5 (2.44%) AWS CloudTrail
16 5 (2.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.88%) OpenLDAP
2 8 (3.90%) Network Security
2 8 (3.90%) TCP/IP
2 8 (3.90%) VPN
3 6 (2.93%) DNS
3 6 (2.93%) ICMP
4 3 (1.46%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (0.98%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.98%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.49%) DSL
6 1 (0.49%) Firewall
6 1 (0.49%) Multicast
6 1 (0.49%) SSL
6 1 (0.49%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (16.59%) PostgreSQL
2 23 (11.22%) Amazon RDS
3 22 (10.73%) Hadoop
4 17 (8.29%) NoSQL
5 16 (7.80%) Big Data
5 16 (7.80%) MySQL
6 15 (7.32%) Apache Hive
6 15 (7.32%) MongoDB
7 13 (6.34%) Flink
8 9 (4.39%) Redis
8 9 (4.39%) SQL Server
9 8 (3.90%) Amazon Redshift
10 7 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (2.93%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (2.93%) HBase
11 6 (2.93%) Neo4j
12 4 (1.95%) Relational Database
13 1 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
13 1 (0.49%) OpenTSDB
13 1 (0.49%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 127 (61.95%) Jenkins
2 107 (52.20%) Git (software)
3 64 (31.22%) Maven
4 56 (27.32%) Sonatype Nexus
5 46 (22.44%) SonarQube
6 36 (17.56%) GitLab
7 34 (16.59%) Ant
8 29 (14.15%) Gerrit
9 16 (7.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 16 (7.80%) JIRA
10 13 (6.34%) GoCD
10 13 (6.34%) Gradle
11 11 (5.37%) Artifactory
12 8 (3.90%) Vagrant
13 6 (2.93%) Grunt
14 4 (1.95%) TeamCity
15 3 (1.46%) Travis CI
16 2 (0.98%) Bitbucket
16 2 (0.98%) Octopus Deploy
17 1 (0.49%) Cucumber
General
1 24 (11.71%) Finance
2 22 (10.73%) Banking
3 7 (3.41%) Games
4 4 (1.95%) Retail
5 3 (1.46%) Front Office
5 3 (1.46%) Marketing
6 1 (0.49%) Electronics
6 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 124 (60.49%) DevOps Engineer
2 42 (20.49%) Kubernetes Engineer
2 42 (20.49%) Senior DevOps
3 40 (19.51%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 26 (12.68%) AWS DevOps
5 22 (10.73%) AWS Engineer
6 18 (8.78%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 16 (7.80%) Architect
8 15 (7.32%) Developer
8 15 (7.32%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 14 (6.83%) Analyst
10 13 (6.34%) Platform Engineer
10 13 (6.34%) Technical Analyst
11 10 (4.88%) Senior Developer
12 9 (4.39%) AWS Architect
12 9 (4.39%) Azure DevOps
13 8 (3.90%) Azure DevOps Engineer
13 8 (3.90%) Azure Engineer
13 8 (3.90%) Business Analyst
13 8 (3.90%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (29.76%) Node.js
2 34 (16.59%) Spring
3 32 (15.61%) Elastic Stack
4 28 (13.66%) Kafka
5 17 (8.29%) Spring Boot
6 14 (6.83%) Web Services
7 13 (6.34%) RESTful
8 12 (5.85%) RabbitMQ
9 10 (4.88%) ActiveMQ
9 10 (4.88%) LEMP Stack
10 8 (3.90%) React
11 7 (3.41%) .NET
12 6 (2.93%) Samza
13 5 (2.44%) AngularJS
13 5 (2.44%) LAMP
13 5 (2.44%) LAPP Stack
13 5 (2.44%) OSGi
13 5 (2.44%) Zuul
14 3 (1.46%) Hystrix
14 3 (1.46%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 36 (17.56%) iPad
2 13 (6.34%) Linux Command Line
3 12 (5.85%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (4.88%) Public Cloud
5 9 (4.39%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (3.90%) Client/Server
6 8 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.44%) Online Games
8 4 (1.95%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.95%) Cloud Native
9 3 (1.46%) Online Gambling
9 3 (1.46%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.98%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.98%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.98%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.98%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.98%) User Experience
11 1 (0.49%) Blog
11 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Cloud
11 1 (0.49%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 99 (48.29%) Linux
2 24 (11.71%) CentOS
3 22 (10.73%) Windows
4 17 (8.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (7.32%) Unix
6 6 (2.93%) CoreOS
7 2 (0.98%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.98%) VMS
7 2 (0.98%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (85.37%) DevOps
2 88 (42.93%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (27.32%) Scrum
4 55 (26.83%) Microservices
5 52 (25.37%) E-Commerce
6 47 (22.93%) Configuration Management
7 41 (20.00%) TDD
8 38 (18.54%) Continuous Integration
9 35 (17.07%) BDD
10 31 (15.12%) Build Automation
11 27 (13.17%) Open Source
12 24 (11.71%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 23 (11.22%) Load Balancing
14 22 (10.73%) Continuous Delivery
15 19 (9.27%) Software Engineering
16 16 (7.80%) Software Delivery
17 15 (7.32%) Mentoring
18 14 (6.83%) UML
19 12 (5.85%) Protective Monitoring
20 11 (5.37%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 98 (47.80%) Python
2 88 (42.93%) Java
3 75 (36.59%) Ruby
4 62 (30.24%) Bash Shell
5 60 (29.27%) Groovy
6 32 (15.61%) Go
7 15 (7.32%) PowerShell
8 13 (6.34%) SQL
9 10 (4.88%) Scala
10 9 (4.39%) Java 8
10 9 (4.39%) JavaScript
11 6 (2.93%) C
12 5 (2.44%) C#
12 5 (2.44%) C++
13 4 (1.95%) Perl
14 3 (1.46%) CoffeeScript
15 2 (0.98%) Erlang
15 2 (0.98%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.49%) Clojure
16 1 (0.49%) ES6
Qualifications
1 40 (19.51%) Security Cleared
2 37 (18.05%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.46%) Degree
4 2 (0.98%) AWS Certification
4 2 (0.98%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.49%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (14.63%) GCP
2 8 (3.90%) Data Quality
2 8 (3.90%) PCI DSS
2 8 (3.90%) QA
System Software
1 125 (60.98%) Docker
2 10 (4.88%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.90%) Apache Flume
3 8 (3.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 8 (3.90%) etcd
4 6 (2.93%) HDFS
5 5 (2.44%) Squid
5 5 (2.44%) VirtualBox
6 3 (1.46%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 149 (72.68%) Terraform
2 130 (63.41%) Kubernetes
3 94 (45.85%) Ansible
4 60 (29.27%) Packer
5 55 (26.83%) Puppet
6 40 (19.51%) Mesos
7 18 (8.78%) Rancher
8 16 (7.80%) Docker Swarm
8 16 (7.80%) ZABBIX
9 15 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
10 13 (6.34%) Prometheus
11 12 (5.85%) Hadoop YARN
12 11 (5.37%) Sysdig
13 7 (3.41%) Oozie
14 6 (2.93%) Ambari
14 6 (2.93%) HAProxy
14 6 (2.93%) Host Intrusion Detection System
14 6 (2.93%) Network Intrusion Detection System
15 5 (2.44%) logstash
15 5 (2.44%) rkt
Vendors
1 31 (15.12%) IBM
2 25 (12.20%) Splunk
3 15 (7.32%) Oracle
4 7 (3.41%) Google
5 6 (2.93%) SaltStack
6 5 (2.44%) Atlassian
6 5 (2.44%) ForgeRock
6 5 (2.44%) Red Hat
6 5 (2.44%) VMware
7 2 (0.98%) AppDynamics
7 2 (0.98%) Dynatrace
7 2 (0.98%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.49%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (0.49%) Capita
8 1 (0.49%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.49%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.49%) SAP
8 1 (0.49%) Sun