Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 142 311 712
Rank change year-on-year +169 +401 -
Contract jobs citing Terraform 1,929 707 168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.91% 0.78% 0.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.75% 7.31% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,479 543 126
UK median daily rate £550 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.32% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £425 £413 £400
90th Percentile £675 £630 £581
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £65.00 - -
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 13,075 9,674 10,875
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.97% 10.72% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,705 6,411 6,906
UK median daily rate £483 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.22% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £278 £271 £263
90th Percentile £631 £602 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £380
% change year-on-year +3.66% +7.89% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 305 215 271
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £23.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.74% +2.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £11.72 £12.00 £12.75
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.60 £52.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £21.33
% change year-on-year -20.00% -6.24% +5.67%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 +193 1,871 £550 +4.76% 378
London +122 1,209 £550 - 247
UK excluding London +194 690 £500 +5.26% 147
North of England +145 256 £490 +22.50% 52
South East +146 218 £500 +9.59% 37
North West +71 126 £491 +6.05% 23
Midlands +4 87 £525 +7.14% 11
Yorkshire +59 80 £488 +14.71% 23
West Midlands -23 51 £525 +10.41% 11
North East +54 50 £488 +45.52% 6
South West +44 50 £500 +2.56% 13
East of England +44 50 £450 -23.40% 18
East Midlands +23 32 £500 -
Scotland - 23 £495 - 8
Wales -67 7 £450 -7.69% 8

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Terraform 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 Terraform.

1 1,510 (78.28%) DevOps
2 1,323 (68.58%) Amazon AWS
3 1,043 (54.07%) Ansible
4 1,030 (53.40%) Docker
5 966 (50.08%) Linux
6 924 (47.90%) Jenkins
7 841 (43.60%) Agile Software Development
8 772 (40.02%) Puppet
9 760 (39.40%) Python
10 672 (34.84%) Kubernetes
11 556 (28.82%) Java
12 547 (28.36%) Configuration Management
13 520 (26.96%) Git (software)
14 510 (26.44%) Opscode Chef
15 485 (25.14%) Continuous Integration
16 413 (21.41%) Bash Shell
17 367 (19.03%) Microsoft Azure
18 357 (18.51%) Ruby
19 312 (16.17%) AWS CloudFormation
20 285 (14.77%) Security Cleared
21 284 (14.72%) Node.js
22 282 (14.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 278 (14.41%) Microservices
24 266 (13.79%) Amazon EC2
25 264 (13.69%) Packer
26 250 (12.96%) Serverless
27 249 (12.91%) Continuous Delivery
28 232 (12.03%) Web Services
29 231 (11.98%) Windows
30 222 (11.51%) SC Cleared

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
1 159 (8.24%) Elasticsearch
2 155 (8.04%) Confluence
3 118 (6.12%) nginx
4 111 (5.75%) Apache
5 80 (4.15%) Tomcat
6 68 (3.53%) Apache Spark
7 34 (1.76%) OpenStack
8 31 (1.61%) IIS
9 26 (1.35%) JBoss
10 23 (1.19%) Cloud Foundry
11 21 (1.09%) WebLogic
12 18 (0.93%) Apache Solr
13 17 (0.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 16 (0.83%) Apache Pig
14 16 (0.83%) Gunicorn
14 16 (0.83%) Jetty
15 15 (0.78%) WebSphere
16 10 (0.52%) Mongrel
17 8 (0.41%) SAS
18 7 (0.36%) Mule
Applications
1 7 (0.36%) HipChat
2 3 (0.16%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.052%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 4 (0.21%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (0.16%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.10%) Magento
4 1 (0.052%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.052%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1,323 (68.58%) Amazon AWS
2 367 (19.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 312 (16.17%) AWS CloudFormation
4 266 (13.79%) Amazon EC2
5 250 (12.96%) Serverless
6 219 (11.35%) AWS Lambda
7 188 (9.75%) Amazon S3
8 171 (8.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 165 (8.55%) Google Cloud Platform
10 136 (7.05%) Route 53
11 124 (6.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 110 (5.70%) GitHub
13 102 (5.29%) Amazon ELB
14 92 (4.77%) PaaS
15 81 (4.20%) OpenShift
16 71 (3.68%) IaaS
17 68 (3.53%) CloudFront
18 55 (2.85%) SaaS
19 52 (2.70%) Datadog
20 47 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 94 (4.87%) Firewall
2 91 (4.72%) DNS
3 81 (4.20%) TCP/IP
4 69 (3.58%) VPN
5 64 (3.32%) HTTP
6 36 (1.87%) SSL
7 33 (1.71%) Network Security
8 32 (1.66%) Internet
9 18 (0.93%) FTP
10 16 (0.83%) OpenLDAP
11 11 (0.57%) DKIM
11 11 (0.57%) DMARC
11 11 (0.57%) OpenVPN
11 11 (0.57%) Software-Defined Networking
12 10 (0.52%) ICMP
12 10 (0.52%) IPsec
12 10 (0.52%) SMS
13 9 (0.47%) WAN
14 8 (0.41%) DHCP
14 8 (0.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 203 (10.52%) PostgreSQL
2 190 (9.85%) Amazon RDS
3 180 (9.33%) MySQL
4 141 (7.31%) Hadoop
5 139 (7.21%) MongoDB
6 107 (5.55%) Big Data
7 82 (4.25%) NoSQL
8 76 (3.94%) Redis
9 55 (2.85%) SQL Server
10 54 (2.80%) Amazon Redshift
11 53 (2.75%) Apache Cassandra
12 49 (2.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 46 (2.38%) Apache Hive
14 34 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
15 24 (1.24%) HBase
16 22 (1.14%) Relational Database
17 18 (0.93%) Flink
18 14 (0.73%) Data Lake
18 14 (0.73%) Oracle Database
19 13 (0.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 924 (47.90%) Jenkins
2 520 (26.96%) Git (software)
3 198 (10.26%) JIRA
4 133 (6.89%) Sonatype Nexus
5 122 (6.32%) Vagrant
6 120 (6.22%) Artifactory
7 106 (5.50%) Maven
8 87 (4.51%) TeamCity
9 84 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 65 (3.37%) Cucumber
11 59 (3.06%) Bitbucket
12 52 (2.70%) Travis CI
13 50 (2.59%) GitLab
14 48 (2.49%) Subversion
15 47 (2.44%) SonarQube
16 45 (2.33%) Gradle
17 42 (2.18%) Selenium
18 41 (2.13%) JUnit
19 35 (1.81%) GoCD
20 28 (1.45%) Ant
General
1 205 (10.63%) Finance
2 66 (3.42%) Retail
3 64 (3.32%) Banking
4 28 (1.45%) Marketing
5 24 (1.24%) Publishing
6 21 (1.09%) Telecoms
7 20 (1.04%) Games
8 18 (0.93%) Law
9 9 (0.47%) Financial Institution
9 9 (0.47%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.41%) Front Office
11 7 (0.36%) Electronics
12 4 (0.21%) Advertising
12 4 (0.21%) Automotive
13 2 (0.10%) Back Office
14 1 (0.052%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.052%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.052%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.052%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1,069 (55.42%) DevOps Engineer
2 518 (26.85%) AWS Engineer
3 486 (25.19%) AWS DevOps
4 419 (21.72%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 298 (15.45%) Developer
6 175 (9.07%) Senior DevOps
7 170 (8.81%) Cloud Engineer
8 156 (8.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 138 (7.15%) Consultant
10 114 (5.91%) Java Developer
11 113 (5.86%) DevOps Consultant
12 112 (5.81%) Architect
13 98 (5.08%) Kubernetes Engineer
14 97 (5.03%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 92 (4.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 90 (4.67%) Linux Engineer
17 78 (4.04%) Linux DevOps Engineer
18 68 (3.53%) AWS Developer
19 62 (3.21%) Azure Engineer
20 57 (2.95%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 284 (14.72%) Node.js
2 232 (12.03%) Web Services
3 169 (8.76%) Elastic Stack
4 139 (7.21%) Kafka
5 113 (5.86%) Spring
6 86 (4.46%) React
7 84 (4.35%) REST
8 75 (3.89%) RESTful
9 73 (3.78%) AngularJS
10 69 (3.58%) .NET
10 69 (3.58%) Spring Boot
11 62 (3.21%) RabbitMQ
12 58 (3.01%) ActiveMQ
13 56 (2.90%) JSON
14 50 (2.59%) J2EE
15 45 (2.33%) Hibernate
16 37 (1.92%) CSS
17 35 (1.81%) LEMP Stack
18 34 (1.76%) Sensu
19 33 (1.71%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 143 (7.41%) Greenfield Project
2 101 (5.24%) Linux Command Line
3 89 (4.61%) Public Cloud
4 60 (3.11%) Cloud Native
5 58 (3.01%) Data Centre
6 49 (2.54%) Fintech
7 47 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
8 27 (1.40%) Computer Science
9 23 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
9 23 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
10 22 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
11 21 (1.09%) Clustering
12 16 (0.83%) Management Information System
12 16 (0.83%) Private Cloud
13 13 (0.67%) User Experience
14 11 (0.57%) Online Games
15 10 (0.52%) Analytical Mindset
15 10 (0.52%) Mobile App
16 9 (0.47%) Hedge funds
16 9 (0.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 966 (50.08%) Linux
2 282 (14.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 231 (11.98%) Windows
4 175 (9.07%) CentOS
5 167 (8.66%) Unix
6 85 (4.41%) Ubuntu
7 78 (4.04%) Windows Server
8 33 (1.71%) Debian
9 26 (1.35%) DC/OS
10 22 (1.14%) CoreOS
11 21 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
12 17 (0.88%) Apple iOS
13 16 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (0.67%) Solaris
15 7 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
16 5 (0.26%) Fedora
17 3 (0.16%) AIX
17 3 (0.16%) Amazon Linux
17 3 (0.16%) Android
18 1 (0.052%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,510 (78.28%) DevOps
2 841 (43.60%) Agile Software Development
3 547 (28.36%) Configuration Management
4 485 (25.14%) Continuous Integration
5 278 (14.41%) Microservices
6 249 (12.91%) Continuous Delivery
7 215 (11.15%) Open Source
8 188 (9.75%) TDD
9 186 (9.64%) Migration
10 168 (8.71%) Software Engineering
11 159 (8.24%) Scrum
12 149 (7.72%) Deployment Automation
13 135 (7.00%) Test Automation
14 134 (6.95%) Mentoring
15 133 (6.89%) Load Balancing
16 127 (6.58%) BDD
17 95 (4.92%) E-Commerce
18 92 (4.77%) Kanban
19 90 (4.67%) Continuous Deployment
20 76 (3.94%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 760 (39.40%) Python
2 556 (28.82%) Java
3 413 (21.41%) Bash Shell
4 357 (18.51%) Ruby
5 178 (9.23%) PowerShell
6 175 (9.07%) JavaScript
7 160 (8.29%) Go
8 147 (7.62%) Groovy
9 141 (7.31%) Perl
10 132 (6.84%) SQL
11 88 (4.56%) Java 8
12 81 (4.20%) Shell Script
13 74 (3.84%) PHP
14 57 (2.95%) Scala
15 44 (2.28%) C++
16 41 (2.13%) C#
17 38 (1.97%) TypeScript
18 34 (1.76%) C
19 29 (1.50%) ES6
20 10 (0.52%) R
Qualifications
1 285 (14.77%) Security Cleared
2 222 (11.51%) SC Cleared
3 81 (4.20%) AWS Certification
4 33 (1.71%) Degree
5 18 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (0.62%) Master's Degree
7 7 (0.36%) CISM
7 7 (0.36%) CISSP
7 7 (0.36%) PhD
8 6 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (0.26%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 5 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.26%) CTC Cleared
10 4 (0.21%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.16%) CISA
11 3 (0.16%) OCP
11 3 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
11 3 (0.16%) RHCE
12 2 (0.10%) PMP
12 2 (0.10%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (3.53%) GCP
2 52 (2.70%) QA
3 16 (0.83%) PCI DSS
4 13 (0.67%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 6 (0.31%) PMO
7 4 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (0.10%) GDPR
10 1 (0.052%) SLA
System Software
1 1,030 (53.40%) Docker
2 72 (3.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (3.01%) Active Directory
4 56 (2.90%) Virtual Machines
5 31 (1.61%) VirtualBox
6 23 (1.19%) Hyper-V
7 20 (1.04%) etcd
8 18 (0.93%) Apache Flume
9 15 (0.78%) Squid
10 13 (0.67%) Xen
11 11 (0.57%) HDFS
12 10 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 10 (0.52%) flannel
12 10 (0.52%) Postfix
12 10 (0.52%) Varnish
12 10 (0.52%) vCloud
13 9 (0.47%) KVM
14 4 (0.21%) NFS
14 4 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
15 3 (0.16%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 1,043 (54.07%) Ansible
2 772 (40.02%) Puppet
3 672 (34.84%) Kubernetes
4 510 (26.44%) Opscode Chef
5 264 (13.69%) Packer
6 144 (7.47%) Consul
7 76 (3.94%) Nagios
8 70 (3.63%) logstash
8 70 (3.63%) Salt
9 66 (3.42%) Kibana
10 64 (3.32%) Grafana
11 54 (2.80%) Docker Swarm
12 53 (2.75%) Mesos
13 51 (2.64%) ZABBIX
14 50 (2.59%) Rancher
15 35 (1.81%) Prometheus
16 26 (1.35%) HAProxy
17 23 (1.19%) Graylog
17 23 (1.19%) Sysdig
18 17 (0.88%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 176 (9.12%) Red Hat
2 153 (7.93%) Google
3 137 (7.10%) Splunk
4 98 (5.08%) VMware
5 97 (5.03%) New Relic
6 85 (4.41%) Oracle
7 78 (4.04%) Microsoft
8 72 (3.73%) Atlassian
9 58 (3.01%) SaltStack
10 29 (1.50%) AppDynamics
11 27 (1.40%) Cloudera
12 22 (1.14%) hybris
13 18 (0.93%) Adobe
14 17 (0.88%) PagerDuty
15 15 (0.78%) Rackspace
15 15 (0.78%) SAP
15 15 (0.78%) ServiceNow
16 13 (0.67%) Capita
16 13 (0.67%) Hortonworks
17 11 (0.57%) Cisco