Period
to 21 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 725 761 820
Rank change year-on-year +36 +59 -
Contract jobs citing Consul 163 98 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.099% 0.075%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.16% 0.87% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 52 57
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -3.85% -
10th Percentile £413 £403 £423
90th Percentile £638 £610 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £488 £506
% change year-on-year -2.56% -3.70% -
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 14,105 11,293 12,399
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.73% 11.43% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,467 7,473 7,934
UK median daily rate £488 £465 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.84% +9.41% +6.25%
10th Percentile £285 £263 £263
90th Percentile £650 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £426 £413 £390
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.77% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 264 279
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% -28.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £12.18 £10.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.50 £46.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £27.00
% change year-on-year +0.72% -35.65% +33.76%

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 September 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 September 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 +17 150 £525 +5.00% 20
London +36 113 £538 +2.38% 10
UK excluding London +2 50 £475 -2.56% 16
North of England -4 26 £525 +9.66% 4
North East - 15 £450 - 1
Scotland -6 13 - - 6
North West -15 9 £625 +30.55% 1
South East -18 6 £475 -7.32% 1
East of England - 3 £425 - 3
Midlands -19 2 £500 - 2
West Midlands -23 2 £500 - 2
Yorkshire - 2 £525 - 2

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 134 (82.21%) DevOps
2 112 (68.71%) Docker
2 112 (68.71%) Amazon AWS
3 110 (67.48%) Jenkins
4 97 (59.51%) Terraform
5 94 (57.67%) Git (software)
6 91 (55.83%) Kubernetes
7 85 (52.15%) Python
8 81 (49.69%) Linux
9 76 (46.63%) Agile Software Development
10 62 (38.04%) Ruby
11 60 (36.81%) Ansible
12 55 (33.74%) Node.js
12 55 (33.74%) Groovy
12 55 (33.74%) Sonatype Nexus
13 54 (33.13%) Java
14 53 (32.52%) Bash Shell
15 48 (29.45%) E-Commerce
15 48 (29.45%) Maven
15 48 (29.45%) SonarQube
16 45 (27.61%) Scrum
16 45 (27.61%) Puppet
17 44 (26.99%) Continuous Integration
17 44 (26.99%) Configuration Management
18 43 (26.38%) Mesos
19 40 (24.54%) Spring Boot
20 38 (23.31%) iPad
21 37 (22.70%) Packer
22 36 (22.09%) GitLab
22 36 (22.09%) Cloud Foundry

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 36 (22.09%) Cloud Foundry
2 17 (10.43%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (4.29%) Apache
3 7 (4.29%) Apache Spark
3 7 (4.29%) nginx
4 6 (3.68%) Apache Pig
4 6 (3.68%) OpenStack
5 5 (3.07%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.23%) Ethereum
6 2 (1.23%) Hubot
6 2 (1.23%) IPython
6 2 (1.23%) JBoss
6 2 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 3 (1.84%) Sentinel
2 2 (1.23%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 112 (68.71%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (21.47%) GitHub
3 34 (20.86%) npm
4 33 (20.25%) Google Cloud Platform
5 29 (17.79%) Heroku
6 25 (15.34%) IBM Cloud
7 20 (12.27%) AWS CloudFormation
8 14 (8.59%) Amazon EC2
9 13 (7.98%) Microsoft Azure
10 9 (5.52%) AWS Lambda
10 9 (5.52%) OpenShift
10 9 (5.52%) Serverless
11 8 (4.91%) Amazon S3
12 7 (4.29%) Amazon ELB
12 7 (4.29%) IaaS
12 7 (4.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 6 (3.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 5 (3.07%) Amazon EMR
14 5 (3.07%) Amazon Kinesis
14 5 (3.07%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.29%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.07%) DNS
2 5 (3.07%) SSL
3 4 (2.45%) Firewall
3 4 (2.45%) VPN
4 3 (1.84%) HTTP
4 3 (1.84%) HTTPS
4 3 (1.84%) LAN
4 3 (1.84%) WAN
5 2 (1.23%) IPFS
5 2 (1.23%) IPsec
5 2 (1.23%) Network Security
5 2 (1.23%) OpenLDAP
5 2 (1.23%) OpenVPN
5 2 (1.23%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (1.23%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (0.61%) ICMP
6 1 (0.61%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.27%) NoSQL
2 16 (9.82%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (7.98%) MongoDB
3 13 (7.98%) MySQL
3 13 (7.98%) Redis
4 12 (7.36%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (5.52%) Hadoop
6 7 (4.29%) Big Data
7 6 (3.68%) Apache Hive
7 6 (3.68%) Flink
8 5 (3.07%) Amazon Redshift
8 5 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (3.07%) Relational Database
8 5 (3.07%) SQL Server
9 3 (1.84%) Aerospike
9 3 (1.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (1.84%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (1.84%) Couchbase
9 3 (1.84%) Hazelcast
10 2 (1.23%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 110 (67.48%) Jenkins
2 94 (57.67%) Git (software)
3 55 (33.74%) Sonatype Nexus
4 48 (29.45%) Maven
4 48 (29.45%) SonarQube
5 36 (22.09%) GitLab
6 34 (20.86%) Ant
7 30 (18.40%) Gerrit
8 13 (7.98%) Gradle
9 10 (6.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 10 (6.13%) Vagrant
10 7 (4.29%) Grunt
10 7 (4.29%) JIRA
11 6 (3.68%) GoCD
11 6 (3.68%) TeamCity
12 4 (2.45%) Artifactory
12 4 (2.45%) Octopus Deploy
13 3 (1.84%) Bitbucket
13 3 (1.84%) Selenium
13 3 (1.84%) Zephyr
General
1 26 (15.95%) Banking
2 17 (10.43%) Finance
3 9 (5.52%) Games
4 3 (1.84%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.84%) Front Office
4 3 (1.84%) Marketing
5 2 (1.23%) Automotive
5 2 (1.23%) Retail
6 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 111 (68.10%) DevOps Engineer
2 39 (23.93%) Kubernetes Engineer
3 34 (20.86%) Senior DevOps
4 33 (20.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 17 (10.43%) Developer
6 13 (7.98%) Java Developer
6 13 (7.98%) Senior Developer
7 12 (7.36%) Senior Java Developer
8 11 (6.75%) AWS DevOps
9 10 (6.13%) Architect
9 10 (6.13%) AWS Engineer
9 10 (6.13%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 8 (4.91%) Backend Developer
10 8 (4.91%) Senior Backend Developer
11 7 (4.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 5 (3.07%) AWS Architect
12 5 (3.07%) DevOps Consultant
12 5 (3.07%) DevOps Specialist
12 5 (3.07%) Kubernetes Specialist
12 5 (3.07%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (33.74%) Node.js
2 40 (24.54%) Spring Boot
3 32 (19.63%) RabbitMQ
4 31 (19.02%) Kafka
5 24 (14.72%) Spring
6 23 (14.11%) Elastic Stack
7 22 (13.50%) RESTful
8 18 (11.04%) Zuul
9 16 (9.82%) Web Services
10 8 (4.91%) ActiveMQ
10 8 (4.91%) AngularJS
10 8 (4.91%) React
11 7 (4.29%) Sensu
12 4 (2.45%) LDAP
13 3 (1.84%) Hystrix
13 3 (1.84%) Java EE
13 3 (1.84%) Redux
13 3 (1.84%) REST
13 3 (1.84%) Vert.x
14 2 (1.23%) Truffle
Miscellaneous
1 38 (23.31%) iPad
2 13 (7.98%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (6.13%) Linux Command Line
4 8 (4.91%) Online Games
5 7 (4.29%) Public Cloud
6 6 (3.68%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (3.68%) Private Cloud
7 4 (2.45%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.84%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.84%) Blog
8 3 (1.84%) Cloud Native
8 3 (1.84%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.84%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.84%) PKI
8 3 (1.84%) Video on Demand
8 3 (1.84%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.23%) Bitcoin
9 2 (1.23%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (1.23%) Fintech
9 2 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 81 (49.69%) Linux
2 30 (18.40%) CentOS
3 23 (14.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (9.82%) Windows
5 14 (8.59%) Unix
6 4 (2.45%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.84%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.23%) Fedora
8 2 (1.23%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (82.21%) DevOps
2 76 (46.63%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (29.45%) E-Commerce
4 45 (27.61%) Scrum
5 44 (26.99%) Configuration Management
5 44 (26.99%) Continuous Integration
6 35 (21.47%) Microservices
6 35 (21.47%) TDD
7 34 (20.86%) BDD
8 20 (12.27%) Continuous Delivery
9 16 (9.82%) Open Source
10 15 (9.20%) Build Automation
10 15 (9.20%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 13 (7.98%) API Design
12 10 (6.13%) Continuous Deployment
12 10 (6.13%) Software Engineering
13 9 (5.52%) Software Delivery
14 8 (4.91%) Technical Architecture
15 7 (4.29%) ITIL
15 7 (4.29%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 85 (52.15%) Python
2 62 (38.04%) Ruby
3 55 (33.74%) Groovy
4 54 (33.13%) Java
5 53 (32.52%) Bash Shell
6 23 (14.11%) Go
7 16 (9.82%) Java 8
8 11 (6.75%) SQL
9 10 (6.13%) PowerShell
10 8 (4.91%) JavaScript
11 7 (4.29%) C++
11 7 (4.29%) Perl
12 5 (3.07%) Scala
13 4 (2.45%) C
14 3 (1.84%) PHP
15 2 (1.23%) C#
15 2 (1.23%) CoffeeScript
15 2 (1.23%) Kotlin
15 2 (1.23%) Solidity
16 1 (0.61%) ES6
Qualifications
1 16 (9.82%) SC Cleared
1 16 (9.82%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.45%) Degree
3 3 (1.84%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (17.79%) GCP
2 10 (6.13%) QA
3 5 (3.07%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 112 (68.71%) Docker
2 12 (7.36%) etcd
3 10 (6.13%) Active Directory
4 7 (4.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (3.07%) Apache Flume
5 5 (3.07%) flannel
6 4 (2.45%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (1.84%) KVM
7 3 (1.84%) Varnish
7 3 (1.84%) VirtualBox
7 3 (1.84%) Xen
8 2 (1.23%) Btrfs
Systems Management
1 97 (59.51%) Terraform
2 91 (55.83%) Kubernetes
3 60 (36.81%) Ansible
4 45 (27.61%) Puppet
5 43 (26.38%) Mesos
6 37 (22.70%) Packer
7 20 (12.27%) Opscode Chef
8 12 (7.36%) Salt
9 11 (6.75%) Docker Swarm
10 9 (5.52%) Rancher
11 8 (4.91%) Grafana
12 7 (4.29%) ZABBIX
13 6 (3.68%) Sysdig
14 5 (3.07%) HAProxy
14 5 (3.07%) Nagios
14 5 (3.07%) Oozie
14 5 (3.07%) Prometheus
15 4 (2.45%) Kibana
15 4 (2.45%) logstash
15 4 (2.45%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 36 (22.09%) IBM
2 18 (11.04%) Splunk
3 14 (8.59%) Oracle
4 8 (4.91%) VMware
5 7 (4.29%) Google
5 7 (4.29%) SaltStack
6 6 (3.68%) Dynatrace
6 6 (3.68%) Red Hat
7 5 (3.07%) AppDynamics
8 3 (1.84%) Micro Focus
8 3 (1.84%) New Relic
9 1 (0.61%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.61%) Capita
9 1 (0.61%) Cloudera