Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Terraform skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Terraform over the 6 months to 20 January 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.

Terraform
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 192 365 846
Rank change year-on-year +173 +481 -
Contract jobs citing Terraform 1,359 599 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.37% 0.62% 0.029%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.92% 5.80% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,089 390 30
UK median daily rate £550 £513 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.32% +10.81% -
10th Percentile £425 £413 £350
90th Percentile £660 £619 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £480 £463
% change year-on-year +4.17% +3.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Terraform 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 11,401 10,334 9,227
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.47% 10.67% 8.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,787 6,588 5,668
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +7.78% +4.38%
10th Percentile £267 £263 £234
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 269 250 333
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - -
10th Percentile £11.20 £12.73 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.01 £47.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.73 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -19.33% +2.63% -7.32%

Terraform
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Terraform in the UK

Terraform
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Terraform in the UK

Terraform
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Terraform over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Terraform in the UK

Terraform
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Terraform within the UK over the 6 months to 20 January 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 +172 1,315 £550 +6.54% 257
London +90 946 £550 +4.76% 149
UK excluding London +230 399 £500 +4.17% 117
South East +88 133 £500 +5.26% 38
North of England +112 101 £500 +42.86% 25
Midlands +53 76 £530 +11.58% 19
North West +56 60 £500 +11.11% 18
West Midlands +47 53 £530 +11.58% 12
South West +22 34 £500 -3.85% 11
Yorkshire +35 26 £500 +42.86% 7
Wales +13 26 £480 -1.54% 7
East of England +10 24 £550 -4.35% 14
East Midlands +21 20 £475 - 7
North East +57 15 £535 +55.07%
Scotland - 6 £383 - 2

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Terraform 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 Terraform.

1 1,063 (78.22%) DevOps
2 944 (69.46%) Amazon AWS
3 760 (55.92%) Linux
4 747 (54.97%) Ansible
5 738 (54.30%) Docker
6 647 (47.61%) Jenkins
7 581 (42.75%) Puppet
8 557 (40.99%) Agile Software Development
9 537 (39.51%) Python
10 447 (32.89%) Kubernetes
11 405 (29.80%) Java
12 404 (29.73%) Configuration Management
13 400 (29.43%) Continuous Integration
14 376 (27.67%) Git (software)
15 320 (23.55%) Bash Shell
16 311 (22.88%) Opscode Chef
17 255 (18.76%) Ruby
18 235 (17.29%) Security Cleared
18 235 (17.29%) Amazon EC2
19 233 (17.14%) AWS CloudFormation
20 216 (15.89%) Amazon S3
21 208 (15.31%) JIRA
21 208 (15.31%) Web Services
22 193 (14.20%) Microsoft Azure
23 191 (14.05%) SC Cleared
24 175 (12.88%) Confluence
25 169 (12.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
26 167 (12.29%) Scrum
27 166 (12.21%) Continuous Delivery
28 161 (11.85%) Microservices

Terraform
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
1 175 (12.88%) Confluence
2 141 (10.38%) Elasticsearch
3 105 (7.73%) nginx
4 100 (7.36%) Tomcat
5 77 (5.67%) Apache
6 61 (4.49%) Apache Spark
7 30 (2.21%) OpenStack
8 24 (1.77%) Apache Solr
9 22 (1.62%) WebLogic
10 21 (1.55%) JBoss
11 20 (1.47%) Cloud Foundry
12 10 (0.74%) IIS
12 10 (0.74%) Jetty
12 10 (0.74%) WebSphere
13 8 (0.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 6 (0.44%) Mule
14 6 (0.44%) Mule ESB
14 6 (0.44%) SAS
15 5 (0.37%) CMS
16 2 (0.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (0.59%) HipChat
2 1 (0.074%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (0.52%) Magento
2 2 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (0.15%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 944 (69.46%) Amazon AWS
2 235 (17.29%) Amazon EC2
3 233 (17.14%) AWS CloudFormation
4 216 (15.89%) Amazon S3
5 193 (14.20%) Microsoft Azure
6 169 (12.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 125 (9.20%) Serverless
8 119 (8.76%) Route 53
9 113 (8.31%) AWS Lambda
10 109 (8.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 106 (7.80%) Amazon ELB
12 95 (6.99%) Google Cloud Platform
13 94 (6.92%) GitHub
14 38 (2.80%) CloudFront
15 32 (2.35%) PaaS
15 32 (2.35%) SaaS
16 28 (2.06%) Amazon SQS
16 28 (2.06%) IaaS
16 28 (2.06%) OpenShift
17 25 (1.84%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 91 (6.70%) HTTP
2 68 (5.00%) DNS
3 65 (4.78%) TCP/IP
4 53 (3.90%) Firewall
5 44 (3.24%) SSL
6 42 (3.09%) VPN
7 31 (2.28%) Kerberos
8 26 (1.91%) OpenLDAP
9 20 (1.47%) OpenVPN
9 20 (1.47%) SSH
10 19 (1.40%) FTP
11 17 (1.25%) Internet
12 13 (0.96%) Network Security
12 13 (0.96%) SAN
13 11 (0.81%) IPsec
14 9 (0.66%) Intrusion Detection
14 9 (0.66%) WAN
15 8 (0.59%) ICMP
16 7 (0.52%) BGP
16 7 (0.52%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (11.55%) Amazon RDS
2 156 (11.48%) PostgreSQL
3 115 (8.46%) Hadoop
4 112 (8.24%) MongoDB
4 112 (8.24%) MySQL
5 89 (6.55%) Big Data
6 70 (5.15%) NoSQL
7 65 (4.78%) Redis
8 57 (4.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 43 (3.16%) Apache Cassandra
9 43 (3.16%) SQL Server
10 32 (2.35%) HBase
11 31 (2.28%) Relational Database
12 18 (1.32%) RDBMS
13 14 (1.03%) Oracle Database
14 13 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
15 11 (0.81%) Apache Hive
15 11 (0.81%) Data Lake
16 10 (0.74%) DataStax
16 10 (0.74%) HDInsight
Development Applications
1 647 (47.61%) Jenkins
2 376 (27.67%) Git (software)
3 208 (15.31%) JIRA
4 127 (9.35%) Sonatype Nexus
5 90 (6.62%) Artifactory
6 79 (5.81%) Cucumber
7 76 (5.59%) Maven
8 68 (5.00%) Vagrant
9 66 (4.86%) Bitbucket
10 62 (4.56%) SonarQube
11 58 (4.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 57 (4.19%) GitLab
13 45 (3.31%) TeamCity
14 30 (2.21%) Ant
15 28 (2.06%) Selenium
16 27 (1.99%) JUnit
17 23 (1.69%) Appium
17 23 (1.69%) Liquibase
17 23 (1.69%) Subversion
18 22 (1.62%) webpack
General
1 154 (11.33%) Finance
2 44 (3.24%) Banking
3 43 (3.16%) Retail
4 23 (1.69%) Marketing
5 21 (1.55%) Publishing
6 16 (1.18%) Law
7 14 (1.03%) Front Office
8 12 (0.88%) Telecoms
9 10 (0.74%) Games
9 10 (0.74%) Manufacturing
10 9 (0.66%) Electronics
11 8 (0.59%) Retail Banking
12 7 (0.52%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.44%) Investment Banking
14 4 (0.29%) Advertising
15 2 (0.15%) Automotive
15 2 (0.15%) Back Office
15 2 (0.15%) Spanish Language
16 1 (0.074%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 797 (58.65%) DevOps Engineer
2 373 (27.45%) AWS Engineer
3 330 (24.28%) AWS DevOps
4 291 (21.41%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 156 (11.48%) Developer
6 139 (10.23%) Cloud Engineer
7 123 (9.05%) Senior DevOps
8 115 (8.46%) Linux Engineer
9 112 (8.24%) Consultant
10 107 (7.87%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 104 (7.65%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 96 (7.06%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 85 (6.25%) DevOps Consultant
14 75 (5.52%) Architect
15 63 (4.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 55 (4.05%) Java Developer
17 39 (2.87%) Senior Developer
18 38 (2.80%) AWS Architect
19 37 (2.72%) Lead DevOps
20 36 (2.65%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (15.31%) Web Services
2 151 (11.11%) Elastic Stack
3 136 (10.01%) Node.js
4 89 (6.55%) REST
5 84 (6.18%) Kafka
6 69 (5.08%) Spring
7 67 (4.93%) React
8 53 (3.90%) Spring Boot
9 46 (3.38%) AngularJS
10 40 (2.94%) .NET
11 39 (2.87%) CSS
12 38 (2.80%) JSON
13 33 (2.43%) RESTful
14 30 (2.21%) Sass
15 29 (2.13%) HTML
15 29 (2.13%) React Native
16 28 (2.06%) Apache Camel
16 28 (2.06%) Sensu
17 27 (1.99%) RabbitMQ
18 26 (1.91%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 97 (7.14%) Public Cloud
2 73 (5.37%) Greenfield Project
3 42 (3.09%) Fintech
4 37 (2.72%) Data Centre
5 35 (2.58%) Analytical Skills
6 33 (2.43%) Linux Command Line
7 23 (1.69%) Clustering
8 17 (1.25%) Algorithms
9 14 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
10 13 (0.96%) Cloud Native
10 13 (0.96%) Computer Science
11 12 (0.88%) Mobile App
12 11 (0.81%) Management Information System
13 10 (0.74%) Private Cloud
14 9 (0.66%) Analytical Mindset
14 9 (0.66%) Virtual Team
15 8 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
16 6 (0.44%) Data Structures
17 5 (0.37%) Life Science
17 5 (0.37%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 760 (55.92%) Linux
2 148 (10.89%) Windows
3 141 (10.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 126 (9.27%) CentOS
5 96 (7.06%) Unix
6 52 (3.83%) Windows Server
7 43 (3.16%) Ubuntu
8 34 (2.50%) CoreOS
9 27 (1.99%) Debian
9 27 (1.99%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (0.59%) DC/OS
12 7 (0.52%) Android
12 7 (0.52%) VMS
13 6 (0.44%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.29%) Fedora
15 3 (0.22%) Windows 10
16 2 (0.15%) AIX
16 2 (0.15%) Solaris
16 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,063 (78.22%) DevOps
2 557 (40.99%) Agile Software Development
3 404 (29.73%) Configuration Management
4 400 (29.43%) Continuous Integration
5 167 (12.29%) Scrum
6 166 (12.21%) Continuous Delivery
7 161 (11.85%) Microservices
8 130 (9.57%) TDD
9 128 (9.42%) Open Source
10 110 (8.09%) Test Automation
11 101 (7.43%) Migration
12 87 (6.40%) BDD
12 87 (6.40%) Software Engineering
13 76 (5.59%) Kanban
13 76 (5.59%) Load Balancing
14 67 (4.93%) Mentoring
15 65 (4.78%) E-Commerce
16 58 (4.27%) Continuous Deployment
17 56 (4.12%) Coaching
18 50 (3.68%) Digital Transformation Programme
Programming Languages
1 537 (39.51%) Python
2 405 (29.80%) Java
3 320 (23.55%) Bash Shell
4 255 (18.76%) Ruby
5 152 (11.18%) Go
6 107 (7.87%) JavaScript
7 97 (7.14%) PowerShell
8 96 (7.06%) Groovy
9 79 (5.81%) Perl
10 56 (4.12%) Shell Script
11 55 (4.05%) SQL
12 50 (3.68%) PHP
13 41 (3.02%) Scala
14 31 (2.28%) ES6
15 22 (1.62%) C#
16 21 (1.55%) TypeScript
17 17 (1.25%) R
18 16 (1.18%) C++
19 11 (0.81%) C
20 10 (0.74%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 235 (17.29%) Security Cleared
2 191 (14.05%) SC Cleared
3 59 (4.34%) AWS Certification
4 24 (1.77%) Degree
5 13 (0.96%) CISM
6 12 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (0.88%) CISSP
6 12 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
7 10 (0.74%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 9 (0.66%) CCSP
9 8 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
9 8 (0.59%) CTC Cleared
10 7 (0.52%) Master's Degree
11 5 (0.37%) CREST Certified
12 4 (0.29%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.29%) OCP
12 4 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
12 4 (0.29%) RHCE
13 3 (0.22%) CISA
14 2 (0.15%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (2.28%) QA
2 21 (1.55%) GCP
3 18 (1.32%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.59%) GDPR
6 4 (0.29%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.29%) SLA
7 1 (0.074%) PMO
System Software
1 738 (54.30%) Docker
2 36 (2.65%) Active Directory
2 36 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (2.35%) Virtual Machines
4 30 (2.21%) HDFS
5 24 (1.77%) Squid
6 22 (1.62%) vCloud
7 21 (1.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 19 (1.40%) Postfix
9 15 (1.10%) etcd
10 8 (0.59%) oVirt
10 8 (0.59%) RHEV
11 7 (0.52%) vSphere
12 6 (0.44%) LXC
12 6 (0.44%) NFS
12 6 (0.44%) Varnish
13 5 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
14 4 (0.29%) Xen
15 2 (0.15%) Hyper-V
15 2 (0.15%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 747 (54.97%) Ansible
2 581 (42.75%) Puppet
3 447 (32.89%) Kubernetes
4 311 (22.88%) Opscode Chef
5 148 (10.89%) Packer
6 91 (6.70%) logstash
7 88 (6.48%) Kibana
8 80 (5.89%) Consul
9 57 (4.19%) ZABBIX
10 49 (3.61%) Nagios
11 44 (3.24%) Mesos
12 43 (3.16%) Grafana
13 42 (3.09%) Docker Swarm
14 38 (2.80%) Prometheus
15 33 (2.43%) Rancher
16 31 (2.28%) Sysdig
17 28 (2.06%) Salt
18 18 (1.32%) Graphite
18 18 (1.32%) Rsyslog
19 13 (0.96%) collectd
Vendors
1 121 (8.90%) Google
2 93 (6.84%) Red Hat
3 81 (5.96%) VMware
4 70 (5.15%) Oracle
5 57 (4.19%) Atlassian
6 49 (3.61%) Microsoft
7 42 (3.09%) Splunk
8 40 (2.94%) SaltStack
9 36 (2.65%) New Relic
10 24 (1.77%) Rackspace
11 20 (1.47%) Hortonworks
11 20 (1.47%) Sonatype
12 14 (1.03%) Cloudera
13 12 (0.88%) AppDynamics
14 11 (0.81%) SAP
15 10 (0.74%) Cisco
16 9 (0.66%) Adobe
16 9 (0.66%) Intel
16 9 (0.66%) McAfee
16 9 (0.66%) Symantec