Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 747 799 775
Rank change year-on-year +52 -24 +124
Contract jobs citing Consul 135 100 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.098% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.89% 0.82% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 52 67
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -9.09% +57.14%
10th Percentile £413 £408 £470
90th Percentile £675 £649 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £479 £550
% change year-on-year -0.78% -12.95% -
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 15,184 12,125 11,689
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.45% 11.83% 11.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,220 8,207 7,458
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £650 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 393 285 267
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -15.58% +6.31%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.89 £12.75
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.73 £22.63
% change year-on-year +11.25% -30.48% +18.89%

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 10 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consul in the UK

Consul
Top 13 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 10 December 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 +2 130 £525 +5.00% 31
London +21 87 £539 +7.75% 12
UK excluding London -1 48 £475 -0.78% 21
North of England -4 21 £525 +10.53% 3
North East - 17 £475 -
Midlands -1 12 £420 - 3
East Midlands - 11 £420 - 1
South East -16 10 £445 -13.17% 3
Scotland -14 5 £550 +50.68% 1
Yorkshire -9 3 £525 +23.53% 2
North West -20 1 £675 +40.99% 1
West Midlands -20 1 £500 - 2
South West - 1 £600 - 5

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 114 (84.44%) DevOps
2 101 (74.81%) Docker
3 98 (72.59%) Terraform
4 95 (70.37%) Amazon AWS
5 94 (69.63%) Jenkins
6 85 (62.96%) Linux
7 77 (57.04%) Kubernetes
8 65 (48.15%) Python
8 65 (48.15%) Ansible
9 62 (45.93%) Git (software)
10 59 (43.70%) Puppet
11 58 (42.96%) Configuration Management
12 51 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
13 42 (31.11%) Java
14 39 (28.89%) Ruby
15 38 (28.15%) Continuous Integration
15 38 (28.15%) RabbitMQ
16 36 (26.67%) AWS CloudFormation
17 34 (25.19%) Spring Boot
18 32 (23.70%) Packer
18 32 (23.70%) CentOS
19 31 (22.96%) Kafka
20 30 (22.22%) Go
20 30 (22.22%) Elastic Stack
21 29 (21.48%) Elasticsearch
22 27 (20.00%) Microservices
22 27 (20.00%) Bash Shell
23 25 (18.52%) Node.js
23 25 (18.52%) Security Cleared
24 24 (17.78%) Groovy

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 29 (21.48%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (9.63%) Cloud Foundry
3 9 (6.67%) nginx
4 7 (5.19%) OpenStack
5 4 (2.96%) Apache Pig
5 4 (2.96%) Apache Spark
6 3 (2.22%) Apache
6 3 (2.22%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.48%) Confluence
7 2 (1.48%) Ethereum
8 1 (0.74%) Hubot
Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 3 (2.22%) Sentinel
2 2 (1.48%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 95 (70.37%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (26.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 21 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (10.37%) Google Cloud Platform
5 13 (9.63%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (9.63%) GitHub
6 10 (7.41%) Amazon S3
7 9 (6.67%) IBM Cloud
8 8 (5.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 7 (5.19%) Datadog
10 6 (4.44%) Google App Engine
10 6 (4.44%) Heroku
10 6 (4.44%) npm
11 5 (3.70%) Amazon ELB
11 5 (3.70%) IaaS
11 5 (3.70%) OpenShift
11 5 (3.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 4 (2.96%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (2.96%) Serverless
12 4 (2.96%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.89%) TCP/IP
2 8 (5.93%) DNS
2 8 (5.93%) HTTP
3 6 (4.44%) SSL
3 6 (4.44%) VPN
4 5 (3.70%) Firewall
5 4 (2.96%) HTTPS
5 4 (2.96%) LAN
5 4 (2.96%) WAN
6 3 (2.22%) ICMP
7 2 (1.48%) IPFS
7 2 (1.48%) IPsec
7 2 (1.48%) OpenVPN
8 1 (0.74%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (16.30%) Redis
2 15 (11.11%) MySQL
3 13 (9.63%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (6.67%) Hadoop
4 9 (6.67%) MongoDB
5 8 (5.93%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (5.93%) NoSQL
6 6 (4.44%) Big Data
7 5 (3.70%) InfluxDB
8 4 (2.96%) Apache Hive
8 4 (2.96%) Flink
9 3 (2.22%) Aerospike
9 3 (2.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (2.22%) Couchbase
9 3 (2.22%) Hazelcast
9 3 (2.22%) Neo4j
10 2 (1.48%) Blockchain
10 2 (1.48%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.74%) Data Lake
11 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 94 (69.63%) Jenkins
2 62 (45.93%) Git (software)
3 21 (15.56%) Sonatype Nexus
4 20 (14.81%) SonarQube
5 15 (11.11%) Maven
6 14 (10.37%) GitLab
7 13 (9.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 9 (6.67%) GoCD
8 9 (6.67%) JIRA
9 8 (5.93%) Artifactory
9 8 (5.93%) Vagrant
10 7 (5.19%) Ant
10 7 (5.19%) Gerrit
11 4 (2.96%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (2.22%) Bitbucket
12 3 (2.22%) Cucumber
12 3 (2.22%) IBM UrbanCode
12 3 (2.22%) Selenium
12 3 (2.22%) TeamCity
12 3 (2.22%) Zephyr
General
1 13 (9.63%) Finance
2 10 (7.41%) Banking
3 6 (4.44%) Games
4 3 (2.22%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.48%) Automotive
5 2 (1.48%) Marketing
6 1 (0.74%) Electronics
6 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.74%) Retail
6 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 93 (68.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 20 (14.81%) AWS Engineer
3 16 (11.85%) AWS DevOps
3 16 (11.85%) Developer
3 16 (11.85%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 15 (11.11%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 14 (10.37%) Platform Engineer
6 13 (9.63%) Java Developer
7 12 (8.89%) Backend Developer
7 12 (8.89%) Senior Backend Developer
7 12 (8.89%) Senior Developer
7 12 (8.89%) Senior DevOps
7 12 (8.89%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 12 (8.89%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (5.19%) Cloud Engineer
9 4 (2.96%) Big Data Engineer
9 4 (2.96%) DevOps Specialist
9 4 (2.96%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 4 (2.96%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (2.96%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (28.15%) RabbitMQ
2 34 (25.19%) Spring Boot
3 31 (22.96%) Kafka
4 30 (22.22%) Elastic Stack
5 25 (18.52%) Node.js
6 17 (12.59%) Zuul
7 16 (11.85%) RESTful
8 15 (11.11%) Spring
9 9 (6.67%) Sensu
10 8 (5.93%) Web Services
11 6 (4.44%) CSS
11 6 (4.44%) React
11 6 (4.44%) REST
12 4 (2.96%) CSS3
12 4 (2.96%) GraphQL
12 4 (2.96%) HTML
12 4 (2.96%) HTML5
12 4 (2.96%) Memcached
12 4 (2.96%) React Native
12 4 (2.96%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.63%) Linux Command Line
2 12 (8.89%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (7.41%) iPad
3 10 (7.41%) Public Cloud
4 8 (5.93%) Private Cloud
5 5 (3.70%) Client/Server
5 5 (3.70%) Online Games
6 4 (2.96%) Blog
6 4 (2.96%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.96%) Video on Demand
7 3 (2.22%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.22%) Hedge funds
7 3 (2.22%) PKI
8 2 (1.48%) Bitcoin
8 2 (1.48%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.48%) Fintech
8 2 (1.48%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.48%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.74%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.74%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 85 (62.96%) Linux
2 32 (23.70%) CentOS
3 23 (17.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 22 (16.30%) Unix
5 15 (11.11%) Windows
6 5 (3.70%) Android
7 4 (2.96%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.96%) Windows Server
8 3 (2.22%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.48%) Fedora
10 1 (0.74%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (84.44%) DevOps
2 58 (42.96%) Configuration Management
3 51 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (28.15%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (20.00%) Microservices
6 23 (17.04%) Open Source
7 21 (15.56%) Scrum
8 16 (11.85%) Continuous Delivery
9 15 (11.11%) Build Automation
10 13 (9.63%) E-Commerce
10 13 (9.63%) Software Delivery
11 12 (8.89%) API Design
12 10 (7.41%) TDD
13 9 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
14 8 (5.93%) Continuous Deployment
14 8 (5.93%) ITIL
15 7 (5.19%) Kanban
15 7 (5.19%) Software Engineering
16 6 (4.44%) Analytics
16 6 (4.44%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 65 (48.15%) Python
2 42 (31.11%) Java
3 39 (28.89%) Ruby
4 30 (22.22%) Go
5 27 (20.00%) Bash Shell
6 24 (17.78%) Groovy
7 16 (11.85%) Java 8
8 15 (11.11%) SQL
9 8 (5.93%) Perl
9 8 (5.93%) PHP
9 8 (5.93%) PowerShell
10 7 (5.19%) Scala
11 6 (4.44%) JavaScript
12 5 (3.70%) C++
13 3 (2.22%) C
14 2 (1.48%) C#
14 2 (1.48%) Kotlin
14 2 (1.48%) Solidity
15 1 (0.74%) CoffeeScript
15 1 (0.74%) ES6
Qualifications
1 25 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 24 (17.78%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.22%) Degree
4 2 (1.48%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) Data Quality
System Software
1 101 (74.81%) Docker
2 8 (5.93%) etcd
3 7 (5.19%) Active Directory
4 5 (3.70%) flannel
4 5 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (2.96%) KVM
5 4 (2.96%) Varnish
5 4 (2.96%) Xen
6 2 (1.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (1.48%) Btrfs
7 1 (0.74%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.74%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 98 (72.59%) Terraform
2 77 (57.04%) Kubernetes
3 65 (48.15%) Ansible
4 59 (43.70%) Puppet
5 32 (23.70%) Packer
6 22 (16.30%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (11.11%) Mesos
8 14 (10.37%) Grafana
9 12 (8.89%) Docker Swarm
10 10 (7.41%) Salt
11 9 (6.67%) Kibana
11 9 (6.67%) logstash
11 9 (6.67%) Prometheus
11 9 (6.67%) ZABBIX
12 8 (5.93%) Graphite
12 8 (5.93%) HAProxy
12 8 (5.93%) Sysdig
13 6 (4.44%) Rancher
14 5 (3.70%) Nagios
14 5 (3.70%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 13 (9.63%) IBM
1 13 (9.63%) Splunk
2 10 (7.41%) SaltStack
3 8 (5.93%) Dynatrace
3 8 (5.93%) Oracle
3 8 (5.93%) Red Hat
4 6 (4.44%) Google
5 5 (3.70%) VMware
6 4 (2.96%) Citrix
6 4 (2.96%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.96%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (2.96%) ServiceNow
7 3 (2.22%) AppDynamics
7 3 (2.22%) Micro Focus
7 3 (2.22%) New Relic
8 1 (0.74%) Apple
8 1 (0.74%) SAP