Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 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.

Terraform
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 219 416 878
Rank change year-on-year +197 +462 -
Contract jobs citing Terraform 1226 580 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.21% 0.55% 0.012%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.70% 5.01% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 987 380 13
UK median daily rate £525 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £423 £406 £389
90th Percentile £638 £605 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -
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 11457 11569 9810
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.30% 11.03% 8.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7753 7388 5993
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 283 267 333
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.73 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.58% +8.93% -2.41%
10th Percentile £10.94 £12.75 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.40 £43.28 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £19.03
% change year-on-year -28.89% +18.23% -5.13%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 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 +187 1185 £525 +2.44% 114
London +91 892 £550 +4.76% 68
UK excluding London +235 329 £500 +5.26% 49
South East +105 117 £500 +5.26% 14
North of England +109 66 £475 +11.76% 18
Midlands +54 58 £488 +14.64% 2
West Midlands +46 49 £475 +11.70% 1
North West +53 34 £475 +11.76% 9
East of England +17 33 £512 -10.96% 6
Wales +38 30 £478 -19.75% 4
Yorkshire +41 28 £475 +12.43% 9
South West +15 22 £475 -9.52% 5
East Midlands +19 10 £481 - 1
Scotland - 7 £400 -
North East +71 4 £494 +16.18%

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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.

1 936 (76.35%) DevOps
2 847 (69.09%) Amazon AWS
3 723 (58.97%) Linux
4 663 (54.08%) Docker
5 649 (52.94%) Ansible
6 588 (47.96%) Jenkins
7 527 (42.99%) Python
8 524 (42.74%) Puppet
9 490 (39.97%) Agile Software Development
10 388 (31.65%) Java
11 380 (31.00%) Kubernetes
12 358 (29.20%) Continuous Integration
13 356 (29.04%) Configuration Management
14 328 (26.75%) Git (software)
15 281 (22.92%) Bash Shell
16 249 (20.31%) Opscode Chef
17 217 (17.70%) AWS CloudFormation
18 213 (17.37%) Ruby
19 212 (17.29%) JIRA
20 198 (16.15%) Security Cleared
21 193 (15.74%) Amazon EC2
22 180 (14.68%) Confluence
23 179 (14.60%) Microservices
24 173 (14.11%) Web Services
25 170 (13.87%) Scrum
26 167 (13.62%) Amazon S3
27 166 (13.54%) PostgreSQL
28 164 (13.38%) Finance
29 163 (13.30%) SC Cleared
30 156 (12.72%) TDD

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
1 180 (14.68%) Confluence
2 146 (11.91%) Elasticsearch
3 96 (7.83%) Apache Spark
4 81 (6.61%) nginx
5 74 (6.04%) Tomcat
6 64 (5.22%) Apache
7 55 (4.49%) Apache Solr
8 52 (4.24%) OpenStack
9 21 (1.71%) Cloud Foundry
10 19 (1.55%) JBoss
11 15 (1.22%) IIS
12 11 (0.90%) WebLogic
12 11 (0.90%) WebSphere
13 7 (0.57%) CMS
13 7 (0.57%) Jetty
14 6 (0.49%) SAS
15 5 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 4 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
17 3 (0.24%) Hubot
17 3 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (0.65%) HipChat
2 1 (0.082%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (0.98%) Magento
2 1 (0.082%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 847 (69.09%) Amazon AWS
2 217 (17.70%) AWS CloudFormation
3 193 (15.74%) Amazon EC2
4 167 (13.62%) Amazon S3
5 149 (12.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 138 (11.26%) Microsoft Azure
7 105 (8.56%) GitHub
8 103 (8.40%) Serverless
9 93 (7.59%) AWS Lambda
10 88 (7.18%) Route 53
11 84 (6.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 68 (5.55%) Amazon ELB
13 66 (5.38%) Google Cloud Platform
14 37 (3.02%) SaaS
15 35 (2.85%) PaaS
16 33 (2.69%) CloudFront
17 31 (2.53%) IaaS
18 27 (2.20%) Amazon SQS
19 22 (1.79%) Amazon ElastiCache
20 19 (1.55%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 92 (7.50%) HTTP
2 59 (4.81%) DNS
2 59 (4.81%) Kerberos
2 59 (4.81%) TCP/IP
3 54 (4.40%) SSL
4 37 (3.02%) VPN
5 32 (2.61%) Firewall
6 17 (1.39%) OpenLDAP
6 17 (1.39%) SSH
7 16 (1.31%) OpenVPN
8 15 (1.22%) FTP
8 15 (1.22%) Network Security
9 14 (1.14%) DSL
10 11 (0.90%) Intrusion Detection
10 11 (0.90%) WAN
11 10 (0.82%) Internet
11 10 (0.82%) LAN
11 10 (0.82%) SAN
12 9 (0.73%) BGP
12 9 (0.73%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (13.54%) PostgreSQL
2 140 (11.42%) Hadoop
3 131 (10.69%) Big Data
4 125 (10.20%) Amazon RDS
5 106 (8.65%) MongoDB
6 101 (8.24%) MySQL
7 78 (6.36%) NoSQL
8 67 (5.46%) HBase
9 54 (4.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 50 (4.08%) Redis
11 41 (3.34%) Apache Cassandra
12 39 (3.18%) Relational Database
13 35 (2.85%) SQL Server
14 22 (1.79%) RDBMS
15 17 (1.39%) Apache Hive
16 11 (0.90%) Oracle Database
17 10 (0.82%) DataStax
18 9 (0.73%) Data Lake
18 9 (0.73%) HDInsight
19 8 (0.65%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 588 (47.96%) Jenkins
2 328 (26.75%) Git (software)
3 212 (17.29%) JIRA
4 88 (7.18%) Sonatype Nexus
5 81 (6.61%) Bitbucket
6 77 (6.28%) Cucumber
6 77 (6.28%) Maven
7 75 (6.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 73 (5.95%) Vagrant
9 68 (5.55%) Artifactory
10 48 (3.92%) GitLab
11 44 (3.59%) SonarQube
12 41 (3.34%) TeamCity
13 32 (2.61%) Subversion
14 27 (2.20%) Ant
15 23 (1.88%) Selenium
16 20 (1.63%) webpack
17 19 (1.55%) Hudson
17 19 (1.55%) JUnit
18 18 (1.47%) Gradle
General
1 164 (13.38%) Finance
2 42 (3.43%) Retail
3 37 (3.02%) Banking
4 27 (2.20%) Marketing
5 24 (1.96%) Publishing
6 21 (1.71%) Telecoms
7 19 (1.55%) Manufacturing
8 18 (1.47%) Electronics
9 17 (1.39%) Front Office
10 13 (1.06%) Law
11 11 (0.90%) Retail Banking
12 7 (0.57%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.57%) Investment Banking
13 6 (0.49%) Games
14 5 (0.41%) Advertising
15 2 (0.16%) Automotive
15 2 (0.16%) Back Office
15 2 (0.16%) Spanish Language
16 1 (0.082%) Legal
16 1 (0.082%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 688 (56.12%) DevOps Engineer
2 338 (27.57%) AWS Engineer
3 304 (24.80%) AWS DevOps
4 261 (21.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 132 (10.77%) Cloud Engineer
6 130 (10.60%) Developer
7 122 (9.95%) Linux Engineer
8 111 (9.05%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 100 (8.16%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 95 (7.75%) Consultant
11 75 (6.12%) Architect
12 73 (5.95%) Senior DevOps
13 62 (5.06%) DevOps Consultant
14 60 (4.89%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 51 (4.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 47 (3.83%) Java Developer
17 45 (3.67%) Data Engineer
18 41 (3.34%) AWS Architect
19 36 (2.94%) Big Data Engineer
20 34 (2.77%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (14.11%) Web Services
2 144 (11.75%) Node.js
3 141 (11.50%) Elastic Stack
4 111 (9.05%) REST
5 103 (8.40%) Kafka
6 73 (5.95%) Spring
7 63 (5.14%) React
8 62 (5.06%) Spring Boot
9 51 (4.16%) Apache Camel
10 46 (3.75%) Drools
11 43 (3.51%) AngularJS
11 43 (3.51%) RESTful
12 40 (3.26%) RabbitMQ
13 37 (3.02%) CSS
14 33 (2.69%) HTML
15 32 (2.61%) JSON
16 30 (2.45%) .NET
17 29 (2.37%) Sass
18 23 (1.88%) Sensu
19 22 (1.79%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 79 (6.44%) Public Cloud
2 49 (4.00%) Algorithms
3 35 (2.85%) Greenfield Project
4 33 (2.69%) Fintech
5 30 (2.45%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (2.45%) Data Centre
6 23 (1.88%) Linux Command Line
7 15 (1.22%) Clustering
7 15 (1.22%) Private Cloud
8 13 (1.06%) Hybrid Cloud
9 12 (0.98%) Computer Science
9 12 (0.98%) Data Structures
10 8 (0.65%) Client/Server
10 8 (0.65%) Mobile App
11 7 (0.57%) Cloud Native
11 7 (0.57%) Management Information System
11 7 (0.57%) Virtual Team
12 6 (0.49%) Semantic Web
13 5 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (0.41%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 723 (58.97%) Linux
2 108 (8.81%) Windows
3 106 (8.65%) CentOS
4 104 (8.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 97 (7.91%) Unix
6 57 (4.65%) Ubuntu
7 37 (3.02%) Windows Server
8 32 (2.61%) CoreOS
9 17 (1.39%) Debian
9 17 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (0.73%) VMS
11 7 (0.57%) Android
12 6 (0.49%) SUSE
12 6 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (0.41%) DC/OS
13 5 (0.41%) Fedora
14 3 (0.24%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.24%) Solaris
14 3 (0.24%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 936 (76.35%) DevOps
2 490 (39.97%) Agile Software Development
3 358 (29.20%) Continuous Integration
4 356 (29.04%) Configuration Management
5 179 (14.60%) Microservices
6 170 (13.87%) Scrum
7 156 (12.72%) TDD
8 145 (11.83%) Open Source
9 134 (10.93%) Continuous Delivery
10 112 (9.14%) Test Automation
11 91 (7.42%) BDD
12 80 (6.53%) E-Commerce
13 79 (6.44%) Kanban
14 76 (6.20%) Software Engineering
15 75 (6.12%) Migration
16 57 (4.65%) Mentoring
17 56 (4.57%) Load Balancing
18 54 (4.40%) Business Intelligence
19 49 (4.00%) Pair Programming
20 48 (3.92%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 527 (42.99%) Python
2 388 (31.65%) Java
3 281 (22.92%) Bash Shell
4 213 (17.37%) Ruby
5 130 (10.60%) Go
6 91 (7.42%) JavaScript
7 64 (5.22%) Perl
8 57 (4.65%) Groovy
8 57 (4.65%) PowerShell
9 52 (4.24%) Shell Script
10 50 (4.08%) PHP
10 50 (4.08%) SQL
11 36 (2.94%) Scala
12 24 (1.96%) ES6
13 22 (1.79%) R
14 17 (1.39%) C#
15 16 (1.31%) C++
15 16 (1.31%) TypeScript
16 14 (1.14%) C
17 13 (1.06%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 198 (16.15%) Security Cleared
2 163 (13.30%) SC Cleared
3 73 (5.95%) AWS Certification
4 14 (1.14%) Degree
5 11 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (0.82%) CISM
7 9 (0.73%) CISSP
7 9 (0.73%) Computer Science Degree
8 8 (0.65%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 8 (0.65%) BC Cleared
9 7 (0.57%) CCSP
9 7 (0.57%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.41%) CREST Certified
10 5 (0.41%) DBS Check
11 4 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (0.33%) CTC Cleared
12 3 (0.24%) CCNP
12 3 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.24%) Master's Degree
12 3 (0.24%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.12%) QA
2 13 (1.06%) GCP
3 8 (0.65%) GDPR
4 7 (0.57%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.49%) SLA
6 5 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.33%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.082%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 663 (54.08%) Docker
2 55 (4.49%) HDFS
3 46 (3.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 32 (2.61%) Active Directory
5 29 (2.37%) Virtual Machines
6 27 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
7 24 (1.96%) vCloud
8 15 (1.22%) etcd
8 15 (1.22%) Postfix
8 15 (1.22%) Squid
9 12 (0.98%) vSphere
10 10 (0.82%) LXC
11 8 (0.65%) oVirt
11 8 (0.65%) RHEV
11 8 (0.65%) Varnish
12 5 (0.41%) NFS
12 5 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (0.33%) Xen
14 3 (0.24%) pfSense
14 3 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 649 (52.94%) Ansible
2 524 (42.74%) Puppet
3 380 (31.00%) Kubernetes
4 249 (20.31%) Opscode Chef
5 136 (11.09%) Packer
6 79 (6.44%) Consul
7 68 (5.55%) Kibana
7 68 (5.55%) logstash
8 39 (3.18%) Docker Swarm
9 37 (3.02%) Prometheus
9 37 (3.02%) ZABBIX
10 36 (2.94%) Mesos
11 35 (2.85%) Nagios
12 34 (2.77%) Grafana
13 29 (2.37%) Rancher
14 28 (2.28%) Salt
15 25 (2.04%) Graphite
16 22 (1.79%) Sysdig
17 14 (1.14%) Rsyslog
18 13 (1.06%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 93 (7.59%) Google
2 86 (7.01%) VMware
3 82 (6.69%) Red Hat
4 55 (4.49%) Atlassian
5 54 (4.40%) Oracle
6 41 (3.34%) Microsoft
7 40 (3.26%) New Relic
7 40 (3.26%) SaltStack
8 29 (2.37%) Cloudera
9 23 (1.88%) Hortonworks
9 23 (1.88%) Rackspace
10 20 (1.63%) Splunk
11 19 (1.55%) Cisco
12 18 (1.47%) SAP
13 16 (1.31%) Sonatype
14 12 (0.98%) BMC
15 7 (0.57%) AppDynamics
16 6 (0.49%) Facebook
16 6 (0.49%) Perforce
16 6 (0.49%) WSO2