Period
to 20 October 2017

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

Vagrant
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 552 522 602
Rank change year-on-year -30 +80 +51
Contract jobs citing Vagrant 343 403 309
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.38% 0.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.87% 2.30% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 295 220
UK median daily rate £475 £473 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.53% +14.20% +3.44%
10th Percentile £313 £352 £313
90th Percentile £595 £618 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £438 £375
% change year-on-year -4.00% +16.67% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Vagrant is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 18302 17523 15954
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.42% 16.49% 13.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 12684 11864 10558
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 291 254 313
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +4.46% +3.84%
10th Percentile £30.25 £24.00 £24.28
90th Percentile £63.75 £53.75 £49.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £39.37
% change year-on-year +3.66% +4.14% +4.99%

Vagrant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Vagrant in the UK

Vagrant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Vagrant in the UK

Vagrant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Vagrant over the 6 months to 20 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Vagrant in the UK

Vagrant
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 Vagrant within the UK over the 6 months to 20 October 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 -14 316 £475 +1.60% 40
London -38 187 £525 +5.00% 21
UK excluding London +46 147 £420 -4.00% 20
South East -1 32 £375 -21.05% 5
Midlands +58 31 £470 +27.03% 3
South West +33 30 £425 -12.82% 2
West Midlands +43 27 £470 +27.03% 3
North of England +31 27 £420 -0.59% 8
Yorkshire +2 16 £413 +13.01% 3
Scotland +22 13 £338 - 1
North West +15 10 £500 +17.65% 5
East of England -21 8 £350 -26.32% 1
Wales +14 6 £450 -
East Midlands +6 5 £475 -
North East +68 1 £325 +8.33%

For the 6 months to 20 October 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Vagrant 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 Vagrant.

1 221 (64.43%) Git (software)
2 195 (56.85%) Agile Software Development
3 194 (56.56%) Docker
4 180 (52.48%) DevOps
5 153 (44.61%) Jenkins
6 150 (43.73%) Java
7 148 (43.15%) Ansible
8 143 (41.69%) Linux
9 136 (39.65%) Amazon AWS
10 128 (37.32%) Python
11 127 (37.03%) JIRA
12 114 (33.24%) Puppet
13 101 (29.45%) Confluence
14 95 (27.70%) Test Automation
15 92 (26.82%) Opscode Chef
16 82 (23.91%) REST
16 82 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
17 79 (23.03%) Unix
18 76 (22.16%) HTML
18 76 (22.16%) Scrum
19 74 (21.57%) JavaScript
19 74 (21.57%) Terraform
20 73 (21.28%) Maven
21 66 (19.24%) Bash Shell
22 64 (18.66%) Security Cleared
23 61 (17.78%) RESTful
23 61 (17.78%) MongoDB
23 61 (17.78%) Ruby
24 59 (17.20%) Hibernate
25 58 (16.91%) SQL

Vagrant
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
1 101 (29.45%) Confluence
2 45 (13.12%) Elasticsearch
3 42 (12.24%) nginx
3 42 (12.24%) OpenStack
4 41 (11.95%) WildFly
5 37 (10.79%) Tomcat
6 28 (8.16%) Apache
7 22 (6.41%) Apache Spark
8 21 (6.12%) JBoss
8 21 (6.12%) WebSphere
9 18 (5.25%) WebLogic
10 15 (4.37%) Jetty
11 13 (3.79%) WordPress
12 12 (3.50%) Drupal
13 11 (3.21%) Apache Solr
14 8 (2.33%) CMS
15 7 (2.04%) Apache Pig
16 5 (1.46%) Tornado
17 2 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
18 1 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 3 (0.87%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Magento
1 1 (0.29%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 136 (39.65%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (15.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (7.58%) AWS CloudFormation
4 23 (6.71%) Amazon EC2
5 21 (6.12%) GitHub
6 15 (4.37%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (3.50%) Amazon S3
7 12 (3.50%) OpenShift
7 12 (3.50%) Route 53
8 11 (3.21%) Google Cloud Platform
9 9 (2.62%) Amazon ELB
10 7 (2.04%) AWS Lambda
10 7 (2.04%) Serverless
11 5 (1.46%) Bluemix
11 5 (1.46%) IBM Cloud
11 5 (1.46%) npm
12 4 (1.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 3 (0.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 3 (0.87%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 3 (0.87%) Google Container Engine
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.37%) HTTP
2 12 (3.50%) AMQP
2 12 (3.50%) DNS
3 9 (2.62%) SSL
4 8 (2.33%) LDAP
5 7 (2.04%) Firewall
5 7 (2.04%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.46%) Kerberos
6 5 (1.46%) Reverse Proxy
7 4 (1.17%) Skype
8 3 (0.87%) PCoIP
9 2 (0.58%) DHCP
9 2 (0.58%) Internet
9 2 (0.58%) NetScaler
9 2 (0.58%) Network Security
9 2 (0.58%) VPN
9 2 (0.58%) ZigBee
10 1 (0.29%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.29%) SAN
10 1 (0.29%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (17.78%) MongoDB
2 50 (14.58%) Relational Database
3 47 (13.70%) RDBMS
4 46 (13.41%) Hadoop
5 40 (11.66%) MySQL
6 35 (10.20%) NoSQL
7 33 (9.62%) SQL Server
8 30 (8.75%) Big Data
9 25 (7.29%) Redis
10 22 (6.41%) PostgreSQL
11 15 (4.37%) Couchbase
12 14 (4.08%) Riak
13 12 (3.50%) Oracle Database
14 11 (3.21%) Apache Cassandra
15 9 (2.62%) Amazon RDS
15 9 (2.62%) Apache Hive
16 7 (2.04%) Apache Accumulo
16 7 (2.04%) HBase
17 6 (1.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 5 (1.46%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 221 (64.43%) Git (software)
2 153 (44.61%) Jenkins
3 127 (37.03%) JIRA
4 73 (21.28%) Maven
5 50 (14.58%) JUnit
6 43 (12.54%) SonarQube
7 42 (12.24%) Mockito
8 41 (11.95%) Checkstyle
8 41 (11.95%) Liquibase
9 37 (10.79%) Selenium
10 34 (9.91%) TeamCity
11 31 (9.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 27 (7.87%) Bitbucket
13 23 (6.71%) Subversion
14 22 (6.41%) Team Foundation Server
15 21 (6.12%) Cucumber
16 20 (5.83%) Octopus Deploy
17 18 (5.25%) Artifactory
17 18 (5.25%) Sonatype Nexus
18 15 (4.37%) NuGet
General
1 11 (3.21%) Retail
2 9 (2.62%) Finance
3 8 (2.33%) Marketing
4 5 (1.46%) Front Office
5 3 (0.87%) Banking
5 3 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.58%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.58%) Legal
7 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.29%) Automotive
7 1 (0.29%) Billing
7 1 (0.29%) Games
7 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 136 (39.65%) Developer
2 110 (32.07%) DevOps Engineer
3 75 (21.87%) Java Developer
4 32 (9.33%) Linux Engineer
5 26 (7.58%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 24 (7.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 22 (6.41%) Full Stack Developer
8 20 (5.83%) Lead Developer
8 20 (5.83%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 17 (4.96%) AWS DevOps
9 17 (4.96%) Consultant
9 17 (4.96%) Windows Engineer
10 16 (4.66%) AWS Engineer
10 16 (4.66%) Cloud Engineer
10 16 (4.66%) PHP Developer
10 16 (4.66%) Senior Developer
11 14 (4.08%) Lead Java Developer
12 13 (3.79%) Software Developer
12 13 (3.79%) Windows DevOps Engineer
13 12 (3.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (23.91%) REST
2 76 (22.16%) HTML
3 61 (17.78%) RESTful
4 59 (17.20%) Hibernate
5 57 (16.62%) CSS
5 57 (16.62%) JMS
6 51 (14.87%) Java EE
7 43 (12.54%) HTML5
8 42 (12.24%) JAX-RS
8 42 (12.24%) WireMock
9 41 (11.95%) Drools
9 41 (11.95%) Lambda Expressions
10 36 (10.50%) Spring
11 33 (9.62%) AngularJS
12 32 (9.33%) Web Services
13 27 (7.87%) CSS3
13 27 (7.87%) jQuery
13 27 (7.87%) JSON
14 26 (7.58%) Node.js
14 26 (7.58%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 51 (14.87%) Linux Command Line
2 13 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.21%) Data Centre
4 10 (2.92%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (2.04%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.46%) Private Cloud
6 5 (1.46%) SystemC
7 4 (1.17%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.17%) Streaming Video
7 4 (1.17%) Video on Demand
8 2 (0.58%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.29%) CESG
9 1 (0.29%) Clustering
9 1 (0.29%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.29%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.29%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.29%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.29%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (0.29%) RIA
9 1 (0.29%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 143 (41.69%) Linux
2 79 (23.03%) Unix
3 46 (13.41%) Windows
4 44 (12.83%) VMS
5 40 (11.66%) Ubuntu
6 31 (9.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 29 (8.45%) CentOS
8 28 (8.16%) Windows Server
9 13 (3.79%) Mac OS
10 10 (2.92%) Debian
11 7 (2.04%) SUSE
12 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.29%) CoreOS
13 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (56.85%) Agile Software Development
2 180 (52.48%) DevOps
3 95 (27.70%) Test Automation
4 82 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
5 76 (22.16%) Scrum
6 58 (16.91%) Open Source
7 57 (16.62%) Continuous Delivery
7 57 (16.62%) OO
8 56 (16.33%) Configuration Management
9 54 (15.74%) Microservices
10 44 (12.83%) Kanban
11 42 (12.24%) CQRS
11 42 (12.24%) Dependency Injection
11 42 (12.24%) Domain-Driven Design
12 41 (11.95%) OOA/OOD
13 38 (11.08%) TDD
14 25 (7.29%) BDD
14 25 (7.29%) Front End Development
15 24 (7.00%) Software Engineering
16 22 (6.41%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 150 (43.73%) Java
2 128 (37.32%) Python
3 74 (21.57%) JavaScript
4 66 (19.24%) Bash Shell
5 61 (17.78%) Ruby
6 58 (16.91%) SQL
7 41 (11.95%) JPQL
8 38 (11.08%) PHP
9 33 (9.62%) Shell Script
10 28 (8.16%) Scala
11 23 (6.71%) PowerShell
12 21 (6.12%) Perl
13 15 (4.37%) C++
14 14 (4.08%) Go
15 8 (2.33%) C#
16 7 (2.04%) R
17 6 (1.75%) C
17 6 (1.75%) Clojure
18 5 (1.46%) TypeScript
18 5 (1.46%) VB
Qualifications
1 64 (18.66%) Security Cleared
2 33 (9.62%) SC Cleared
3 11 (3.21%) BC Cleared
3 11 (3.21%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (1.75%) Degree
5 4 (1.17%) ISEB
5 4 (1.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.58%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.58%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.29%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (0.29%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.12%) QA
2 6 (1.75%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.87%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.58%) GCP
5 1 (0.29%) GDPR
5 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 194 (56.56%) Docker
2 25 (7.29%) VirtualBox
3 17 (4.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (1.75%) LXC
5 6 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (1.46%) vCloud
7 4 (1.17%) NFS
7 4 (1.17%) Xen
8 3 (0.87%) Active Directory
8 3 (0.87%) Varnish
8 3 (0.87%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.58%) Firmware
9 2 (0.58%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.58%) KVM
9 2 (0.58%) OpenDJ
9 2 (0.58%) OpenIDM
10 1 (0.29%) GlusterFS
10 1 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 148 (43.15%) Ansible
2 114 (33.24%) Puppet
3 92 (26.82%) Opscode Chef
4 74 (21.57%) Terraform
5 41 (11.95%) Kubernetes
6 26 (7.58%) Packer
7 19 (5.54%) Nagios
8 11 (3.21%) Graphite
9 9 (2.62%) Cobbler
10 7 (2.04%) Oozie
11 6 (1.75%) Consul
11 6 (1.75%) Salt
12 5 (1.46%) Pingdom
12 5 (1.46%) ZABBIX
13 4 (1.17%) Docker Swarm
13 4 (1.17%) Kibana
13 4 (1.17%) logstash
14 2 (0.58%) Grafana
14 2 (0.58%) Icinga
14 2 (0.58%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 56 (16.33%) VMware
2 38 (11.08%) Oracle
3 36 (10.50%) Atlassian
4 34 (9.91%) Red Hat
5 28 (8.16%) Microsoft
6 23 (6.71%) SaltStack
7 20 (5.83%) Cloudera
8 14 (4.08%) Google
8 14 (4.08%) Hortonworks
8 14 (4.08%) IBM
9 7 (2.04%) New Relic
9 7 (2.04%) TIBCO
10 5 (1.46%) AppDynamics
10 5 (1.46%) PagerDuty
11 4 (1.17%) EMC
11 4 (1.17%) Isilon
12 3 (0.87%) Adobe
12 3 (0.87%) Mercator
12 3 (0.87%) Sage
12 3 (0.87%) Splunk