Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 755 821 -
Rank change year-on-year +66 - -
Contract jobs citing Consul 97 80 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.098% 0.074% -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.89% 0.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 51 56 0
UK median daily rate £500 £523 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.31% - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £506 -
% change year-on-year -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 10892 11854 9727
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.04% 11.03% 8.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7227 7572 6009
UK median daily rate £470 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.59% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £225
90th Percentile £613 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £390 £370
% change year-on-year +5.77% +5.41% +9.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 262 269 348
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.06 £40.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.38 £26.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -33.14% +28.81% +0.62%

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 22 September 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consul in the UK

Consul
Top 11 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 22 September 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 +52 95 £500 -4.31% 1
London +5 63 £525 +0.48%
UK excluding London +67 34 £488 -3.70% 1
South East - 15 £513 -
North of England +79 8 £479 -12.95% 1
Midlands +17 8 £500 +2.56%
North West - 8 £479 -
West Midlands +25 4 - -
East Midlands -3 4 £500 -
Scotland - 2 £365 -
South West - 1 £450 -

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 76 (78.35%) DevOps
1 76 (78.35%) Terraform
2 73 (75.26%) Docker
3 58 (59.79%) Puppet
4 56 (57.73%) Jenkins
5 52 (53.61%) Linux
6 51 (52.58%) Python
6 51 (52.58%) Java
7 50 (51.55%) Kubernetes
8 47 (48.45%) Ansible
9 46 (47.42%) Agile Software Development
10 43 (44.33%) Packer
11 39 (40.21%) Amazon AWS
12 36 (37.11%) Configuration Management
13 34 (35.05%) Bash Shell
13 34 (35.05%) Opscode Chef
14 33 (34.02%) Ruby
15 29 (29.90%) Continuous Integration
16 28 (28.87%) PostgreSQL
17 24 (24.74%) Relational Database
17 24 (24.74%) Elastic Stack
18 23 (23.71%) Kibana
18 23 (23.71%) Finance
19 22 (22.68%) Elasticsearch
20 21 (21.65%) Go
21 20 (20.62%) Git (software)
22 18 (18.56%) Spring
22 18 (18.56%) Web Services
22 18 (18.56%) OpenStack
22 18 (18.56%) CoreOS

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 22 (22.68%) Elasticsearch
2 18 (18.56%) OpenStack
3 14 (14.43%) nginx
4 11 (11.34%) Confluence
5 10 (10.31%) Tomcat
6 6 (6.19%) WebSphere
7 4 (4.12%) Apache
8 3 (3.09%) Apache Spark
8 3 (3.09%) Hubot
9 1 (1.03%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 39 (40.21%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (16.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (8.25%) AWS Lambda
4 6 (6.19%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (6.19%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (5.15%) GitHub
5 5 (5.15%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (5.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (4.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (4.12%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (4.12%) Amazon S3
6 4 (4.12%) PaaS
6 4 (4.12%) SaaS
6 4 (4.12%) Sumo Logic
7 3 (3.09%) AWS CloudTrail
7 3 (3.09%) Datadog
8 2 (2.06%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (2.06%) IaaS
8 2 (2.06%) Route 53
9 1 (1.03%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.19%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.15%) DNS
3 3 (3.09%) ICMP
3 3 (3.09%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (2.06%) HTTP
4 2 (2.06%) SSL
5 1 (1.03%) MQTT
5 1 (1.03%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (1.03%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (28.87%) PostgreSQL
2 24 (24.74%) Relational Database
3 15 (15.46%) Amazon RDS
4 14 (14.43%) RDBMS
5 11 (11.34%) NoSQL
6 8 (8.25%) MySQL
7 7 (7.22%) MongoDB
8 6 (6.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 6 (6.19%) Oracle Database
9 3 (3.09%) Hadoop
10 2 (2.06%) Redis
10 2 (2.06%) SQL Server
11 1 (1.03%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 56 (57.73%) Jenkins
2 20 (20.62%) Git (software)
3 15 (15.46%) Maven
3 15 (15.46%) Sonatype Nexus
4 11 (11.34%) Bitbucket
4 11 (11.34%) JIRA
5 7 (7.22%) Artifactory
5 7 (7.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (7.22%) Vagrant
6 6 (6.19%) SonarQube
7 4 (4.12%) Checkstyle
7 4 (4.12%) Cobertura
7 4 (4.12%) FindBugs
7 4 (4.12%) GitLab
7 4 (4.12%) Gradle
7 4 (4.12%) Mercurial
7 4 (4.12%) Mockito
7 4 (4.12%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (4.12%) Selenium
7 4 (4.12%) TestNG
General
1 23 (23.71%) Finance
2 11 (11.34%) Front Office
3 3 (3.09%) Retail
4 2 (2.06%) Electronics
4 2 (2.06%) Local Government
4 2 (2.06%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.06%) Marketing
4 2 (2.06%) Publishing
4 2 (2.06%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.03%) Banking
5 1 (1.03%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.03%) Games
Job Titles
1 52 (53.61%) DevOps Engineer
2 20 (20.62%) AWS DevOps
3 18 (18.56%) Developer
3 18 (18.56%) Java Developer
4 14 (14.43%) Architect
4 14 (14.43%) AWS Architect
4 14 (14.43%) Cloud Architect
5 11 (11.34%) DevOps Architect
5 11 (11.34%) Web Architect
6 10 (10.31%) Senior DevOps
7 9 (9.28%) AWS Engineer
7 9 (9.28%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 8 (8.25%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 8 (8.25%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (6.19%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 6 (6.19%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 4 (4.12%) Platform Engineer
11 3 (3.09%) Consultant
11 3 (3.09%) DevOps Consultant
12 2 (2.06%) E-Commerce Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (24.74%) Elastic Stack
2 18 (18.56%) Spring
2 18 (18.56%) Web Services
3 17 (17.53%) Spring Boot
4 14 (14.43%) Node.js
4 14 (14.43%) RabbitMQ
5 12 (12.37%) Spring Cloud
5 12 (12.37%) Spring Security
6 9 (9.28%) Kafka
7 8 (8.25%) Thymeleaf
8 5 (5.15%) ActiveMQ
9 4 (4.12%) LAMP
9 4 (4.12%) Middleware
9 4 (4.12%) REST
9 4 (4.12%) Spring Integration
9 4 (4.12%) Zuul
10 3 (3.09%) LAPP Stack
10 3 (3.09%) LEMP Stack
10 3 (3.09%) SOAP
11 2 (2.06%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.34%) Client/Server
2 5 (5.15%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (5.15%) Private Cloud
3 4 (4.12%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.06%) Online Gambling
4 2 (2.06%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.06%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.03%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.03%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 52 (53.61%) Linux
2 18 (18.56%) CoreOS
3 12 (12.37%) CentOS
3 12 (12.37%) Unix
4 11 (11.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (7.22%) Windows
6 5 (5.15%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.06%) RancherOS
7 2 (2.06%) Solaris
7 2 (2.06%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.03%) Fedora
8 1 (1.03%) VMS
8 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (78.35%) DevOps
2 46 (47.42%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (37.11%) Configuration Management
4 29 (29.90%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (16.49%) Microservices
6 15 (15.46%) Migration
6 15 (15.46%) Open Source
7 11 (11.34%) Asset Management
8 10 (10.31%) Capacity Planning
8 10 (10.31%) E-Commerce
8 10 (10.31%) Enterprise Architecture
8 10 (10.31%) Performance Analysis
8 10 (10.31%) SOA
9 9 (9.28%) Build Automation
9 9 (9.28%) Test Automation
10 8 (8.25%) AOP
10 8 (8.25%) BDD
10 8 (8.25%) Demand Forecasting
10 8 (8.25%) Software Engineering
10 8 (8.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 51 (52.58%) Java
1 51 (52.58%) Python
2 34 (35.05%) Bash Shell
3 33 (34.02%) Ruby
4 21 (21.65%) Go
5 14 (14.43%) Perl
6 13 (13.40%) Bourne shell
6 13 (13.40%) Korn
7 3 (3.09%) C#
7 3 (3.09%) CoffeeScript
7 3 (3.09%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.06%) PHP
9 1 (1.03%) Clojure
9 1 (1.03%) Erlang
9 1 (1.03%) Groovy
9 1 (1.03%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (12.37%) SC Cleared
1 12 (12.37%) Security Cleared
2 11 (11.34%) AWS Certification
3 2 (2.06%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (2.06%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.03%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 73 (75.26%) Docker
2 8 (8.25%) etcd
3 4 (4.12%) Varnish
4 3 (3.09%) HDFS
4 3 (3.09%) Squid
5 2 (2.06%) flannel
5 2 (2.06%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.03%) KVM
6 1 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.03%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 76 (78.35%) Terraform
2 58 (59.79%) Puppet
3 50 (51.55%) Kubernetes
4 47 (48.45%) Ansible
5 43 (44.33%) Packer
6 34 (35.05%) Opscode Chef
7 23 (23.71%) Kibana
8 15 (15.46%) logstash
9 9 (9.28%) Mesos
9 9 (9.28%) Sysdig
9 9 (9.28%) ZABBIX
10 8 (8.25%) Graphite
10 8 (8.25%) Prometheus
10 8 (8.25%) Zipkin
11 4 (4.12%) Docker Swarm
11 4 (4.12%) Pingdom
11 4 (4.12%) rkt
12 3 (3.09%) Hadoop YARN
12 3 (3.09%) Marathon
12 3 (3.09%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (9.28%) Oracle
2 7 (7.22%) Google
2 7 (7.22%) Red Hat
3 5 (5.15%) AppDynamics
4 4 (4.12%) Atlassian
4 4 (4.12%) PagerDuty
4 4 (4.12%) WSO2
5 3 (3.09%) ForgeRock
5 3 (3.09%) IBM
5 3 (3.09%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.09%) VMware
6 2 (2.06%) SAP
6 2 (2.06%) Splunk
7 1 (1.03%) Sun