Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 778 787 891
Rank change year-on-year +9 +104 -
Contract jobs citing Consul 100 107 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.097% 0.10% 0.002%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.86% 0.91% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 69 1
UK median daily rate £500 £550 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +57.14% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £550 -
% change year-on-year -11.36% - -
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 11635 11702 9817
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.32% 11.04% 8.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 7869 7483 5990
UK median daily rate £475 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.95% +10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £230
90th Percentile £625 £588 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 286 269 335
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.60% +12.98% -2.41%
10th Percentile £10.96 £12.75 £11.20
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.28 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £23.50 £19.27
% change year-on-year -31.91% +21.98% -3.96%

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 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consul in the UK

Consul
Top 10 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 17 November 2017. 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 +10 98 £500 -9.09% 10
London -14 72 £500 -4.76% 8
UK excluding London +33 28 £488 -11.36% 2
South East +14 12 £531 +8.97%
North of England +59 10 £475 -13.64% 1
North West - 9 £479 -
Midlands +24 4 - - 1
West Midlands +20 4 - -
Scotland - 2 £365 -
Yorkshire +19 1 £425 -22.73% 1

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Consul also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Consul.

1 81 (81.00%) DevOps
2 79 (79.00%) Terraform
3 75 (75.00%) Docker
4 64 (64.00%) Jenkins
5 61 (61.00%) Python
6 60 (60.00%) Java
7 57 (57.00%) Linux
8 56 (56.00%) Puppet
9 51 (51.00%) Ansible
9 51 (51.00%) Kubernetes
10 50 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
11 45 (45.00%) Amazon AWS
12 40 (40.00%) Configuration Management
12 40 (40.00%) Packer
13 38 (38.00%) Ruby
14 37 (37.00%) Continuous Integration
15 32 (32.00%) Bash Shell
16 30 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
17 29 (29.00%) PostgreSQL
18 27 (27.00%) Relational Database
19 26 (26.00%) Finance
19 26 (26.00%) Web Services
20 23 (23.00%) Kibana
20 23 (23.00%) Elasticsearch
21 22 (22.00%) Elastic Stack
22 20 (20.00%) Go
23 19 (19.00%) OpenStack
24 17 (17.00%) RabbitMQ
24 17 (17.00%) Microservices
24 17 (17.00%) etcd

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 23 (23.00%) Elasticsearch
2 19 (19.00%) OpenStack
3 11 (11.00%) Confluence
3 11 (11.00%) nginx
4 9 (9.00%) Tomcat
5 6 (6.00%) WebSphere
6 3 (3.00%) Hubot
7 1 (1.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 45 (45.00%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (14.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (12.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 9 (9.00%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (8.00%) Serverless
6 7 (7.00%) Amazon S3
6 7 (7.00%) GitHub
6 7 (7.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 6 (6.00%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (5.00%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (5.00%) OpenShift
9 4 (4.00%) Datadog
9 4 (4.00%) PaaS
9 4 (4.00%) Sumo Logic
10 2 (2.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (2.00%) IaaS
10 2 (2.00%) Route 53
10 2 (2.00%) SaaS
11 1 (1.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (1.00%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.00%) DNS
2 2 (2.00%) HTTP
2 2 (2.00%) SSL
3 1 (1.00%) ICMP
3 1 (1.00%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (29.00%) PostgreSQL
2 27 (27.00%) Relational Database
3 17 (17.00%) RDBMS
4 12 (12.00%) Amazon RDS
5 9 (9.00%) NoSQL
6 8 (8.00%) Oracle Database
6 8 (8.00%) Redis
7 6 (6.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 6 (6.00%) MySQL
8 5 (5.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 64 (64.00%) Jenkins
2 16 (16.00%) Git (software)
3 14 (14.00%) Maven
3 14 (14.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 12 (12.00%) JIRA
5 10 (10.00%) Bitbucket
6 8 (8.00%) SonarQube
7 7 (7.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (7.00%) Grunt
7 7 (7.00%) gulp
8 6 (6.00%) Vagrant
9 5 (5.00%) Artifactory
10 4 (4.00%) GitLab
10 4 (4.00%) JMeter
10 4 (4.00%) Selenium
11 3 (3.00%) Travis CI
12 2 (2.00%) Checkstyle
12 2 (2.00%) Gradle
12 2 (2.00%) Subversion
12 2 (2.00%) TestNG
General
1 26 (26.00%) Finance
2 11 (11.00%) Front Office
3 7 (7.00%) Retail
4 2 (2.00%) Electronics
4 2 (2.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.00%) Marketing
4 2 (2.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.00%) Banking
5 1 (1.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 53 (53.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 23 (23.00%) AWS DevOps
3 22 (22.00%) Developer
4 17 (17.00%) Java Developer
5 16 (16.00%) AWS Engineer
6 14 (14.00%) Architect
6 14 (14.00%) AWS Architect
6 14 (14.00%) Cloud Architect
7 11 (11.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 11 (11.00%) DevOps Architect
7 11 (11.00%) Web Architect
8 9 (9.00%) Senior DevOps
9 8 (8.00%) Linux Engineer
9 8 (8.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 6 (6.00%) Cloud Engineer
10 6 (6.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 6 (6.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 6 (6.00%) Platform Engineer
11 5 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
12 4 (4.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (26.00%) Web Services
2 22 (22.00%) Elastic Stack
3 17 (17.00%) RabbitMQ
4 16 (16.00%) Spring
4 16 (16.00%) Spring Boot
5 14 (14.00%) Kafka
6 11 (11.00%) Spring Cloud
6 11 (11.00%) Spring Security
7 9 (9.00%) Thymeleaf
8 8 (8.00%) Node.js
9 7 (7.00%) React
10 6 (6.00%) Flask
10 6 (6.00%) Redux
10 6 (6.00%) ZeroMQ
11 4 (4.00%) ActiveMQ
11 4 (4.00%) Middleware
12 3 (3.00%) REST
12 3 (3.00%) SOAP
13 2 (2.00%) RESTful
13 2 (2.00%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.00%) Client/Server
2 6 (6.00%) Algorithms
2 6 (6.00%) Data Structures
3 5 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (5.00%) Public Cloud
4 4 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (4.00%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.00%) Online Gambling
5 2 (2.00%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.00%) Blog
6 1 (1.00%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.00%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 57 (57.00%) Linux
2 15 (15.00%) CoreOS
3 14 (14.00%) Unix
4 9 (9.00%) CentOS
5 7 (7.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (5.00%) Ubuntu
7 4 (4.00%) Windows
8 2 (2.00%) RancherOS
8 2 (2.00%) Solaris
9 1 (1.00%) DC/OS
9 1 (1.00%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (81.00%) DevOps
2 50 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 37 (37.00%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (17.00%) Microservices
6 16 (16.00%) Build Automation
7 14 (14.00%) Migration
8 12 (12.00%) Open Source
8 12 (12.00%) Test Automation
9 11 (11.00%) Asset Management
10 10 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
10 10 (10.00%) TDD
11 9 (9.00%) AOP
11 9 (9.00%) Capacity Planning
11 9 (9.00%) Performance Analysis
11 9 (9.00%) SOA
12 8 (8.00%) Demand Forecasting
12 8 (8.00%) E-Commerce
13 7 (7.00%) Continuous Delivery
13 7 (7.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 61 (61.00%) Python
2 60 (60.00%) Java
3 38 (38.00%) Ruby
4 32 (32.00%) Bash Shell
5 20 (20.00%) Go
6 14 (14.00%) Perl
7 13 (13.00%) Bourne shell
7 13 (13.00%) Korn
8 7 (7.00%) JavaScript
9 6 (6.00%) C++
9 6 (6.00%) ES6
10 3 (3.00%) CoffeeScript
11 2 (2.00%) Groovy
11 2 (2.00%) Scala
12 1 (1.00%) C
12 1 (1.00%) Erlang
12 1 (1.00%) PHP
12 1 (1.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (13.00%) SC Cleared
1 13 (13.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (11.00%) AWS Certification
3 2 (2.00%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.00%) QA
System Software
1 75 (75.00%) Docker
2 17 (17.00%) etcd
3 8 (8.00%) Varnish
4 7 (7.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (2.00%) flannel
6 1 (1.00%) KVM
6 1 (1.00%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 79 (79.00%) Terraform
2 56 (56.00%) Puppet
3 51 (51.00%) Ansible
3 51 (51.00%) Kubernetes
4 40 (40.00%) Packer
5 30 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (23.00%) Kibana
7 14 (14.00%) logstash
8 13 (13.00%) Mesos
9 10 (10.00%) Graphite
10 9 (9.00%) Zipkin
11 8 (8.00%) Sysdig
11 8 (8.00%) ZABBIX
12 5 (5.00%) Prometheus
13 4 (4.00%) Docker Swarm
13 4 (4.00%) Pingdom
14 3 (3.00%) Marathon
15 2 (2.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
15 2 (2.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
15 2 (2.00%) Rancher
Vendors
1 9 (9.00%) Oracle
2 8 (8.00%) Google
3 6 (6.00%) Atlassian
4 4 (4.00%) AppDynamics
4 4 (4.00%) PagerDuty
4 4 (4.00%) WSO2
5 3 (3.00%) IBM
5 3 (3.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.00%) SAP
6 2 (2.00%) VMware
7 1 (1.00%) Arqiva
7 1 (1.00%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (1.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.00%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.00%) Splunk