Period
to 20 April 2018

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 April 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.

Vagrant
UK
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 594 559 659
Rank change year-on-year -35 +100 -41
Contract jobs citing Vagrant 299 296 234
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.32% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.53% 1.91% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 206 183
UK median daily rate £525 £491 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.87% +9.17% +12.50%
10th Percentile £363 £381 £325
90th Percentile £625 £600 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £437 £400
% change year-on-year +11.68% +9.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £51.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.57% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £51.00 -
% change year-on-year -21.57% - -

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 19,499 15,503 15,672
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.27% 16.72% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,518 10,432 10,521
UK median daily rate £475 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £290
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 309 369
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £42.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -2.83% +16.30%
10th Percentile £28.80 £22.15 £23.98
90th Percentile £67.25 £54.38 £52.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% -2.38% +13.51%

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 April 2018.

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 April 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 -43 277 £539 +8.84% 97
London -80 160 £550 +10.00% 38
UK excluding London +16 136 £488 +11.68% 67
South East +18 58 £500 +2.56% 17
South West 0 21 £500 +16.55% 6
North of England -17 15 £450 +9.76% 27
East of England +4 14 £500 -13.04% 6
Scotland -22 12 £363 -19.44% 5
Yorkshire -17 9 £450 +9.76% 8
Midlands -4 8 £500 +66.67% 3
Wales -12 7 £450 +7.78% 1
North West -21 6 £675 +42.11% 17
West Midlands +5 4 £388 - 1
East Midlands +3 4 £650 +116.67% 2
Northern Ireland - 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Vagrant 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 Vagrant.

1 211 (70.57%) DevOps
2 203 (67.89%) Agile Software Development
3 184 (61.54%) Linux
4 180 (60.20%) Git (software)
5 170 (56.86%) Docker
6 156 (52.17%) Jenkins
7 140 (46.82%) Ansible
8 119 (39.80%) Amazon AWS
9 115 (38.46%) Java
10 110 (36.79%) Puppet
11 109 (36.45%) Python
12 104 (34.78%) Terraform
13 94 (31.44%) Continuous Integration
14 93 (31.10%) Opscode Chef
15 90 (30.10%) JIRA
16 79 (26.42%) Maven
17 74 (24.75%) Linux Command Line
18 72 (24.08%) Kubernetes
19 71 (23.75%) Confluence
20 70 (23.41%) Microservices
21 68 (22.74%) Ruby
21 68 (22.74%) JavaScript
22 67 (22.41%) Security Cleared
22 67 (22.41%) Continuous Delivery
23 64 (21.40%) SC Cleared
23 64 (21.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 62 (20.74%) Configuration Management
25 61 (20.40%) Unix
25 61 (20.40%) Bash Shell
25 61 (20.40%) Packer

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 71 (23.75%) Confluence
2 52 (17.39%) nginx
3 45 (15.05%) Tomcat
4 39 (13.04%) Apache
5 38 (12.71%) WildFly
6 31 (10.37%) WebLogic
7 25 (8.36%) JBoss
8 19 (6.35%) Jetty
9 14 (4.68%) OpenStack
10 13 (4.35%) Apache Spark
10 13 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
11 12 (4.01%) CMS
12 7 (2.34%) Apache Pig
12 7 (2.34%) IIS
12 7 (2.34%) WebSphere
13 6 (2.01%) Mongrel
13 6 (2.01%) Sitecore CMS
14 5 (1.67%) Drupal
15 3 (1.00%) Oracle Self-Service HR
16 2 (0.67%) Jupyter
Applications
1 3 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.67%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (2.34%) Magento
2 1 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 119 (39.80%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (19.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (12.37%) Google Cloud Platform
4 33 (11.04%) AWS CloudFormation
5 24 (8.03%) GitHub
6 21 (7.02%) Cloud Computing
7 17 (5.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 17 (5.69%) OpenShift
8 14 (4.68%) Serverless
9 12 (4.01%) Datadog
10 11 (3.68%) AWS Lambda
11 10 (3.34%) IaaS
11 10 (3.34%) npm
11 10 (3.34%) Sumo Logic
12 7 (2.34%) Amazon EC2
13 6 (2.01%) Azure Active Directory
13 6 (2.01%) Google App Engine
13 6 (2.01%) Rackspace Cloud
14 5 (1.67%) Amazon S3
14 5 (1.67%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 29 (9.70%) Firewall
2 20 (6.69%) TCP/IP
3 19 (6.35%) DNS
4 17 (5.69%) HTTP
5 13 (4.35%) Kerberos
5 13 (4.35%) SSL
6 10 (3.34%) Network Security
7 9 (3.01%) tcpdump
8 8 (2.68%) Internet
9 7 (2.34%) Wireshark
10 5 (1.67%) SSH
11 3 (1.00%) DSL
12 2 (0.67%) Reverse Proxy
13 1 (0.33%) AMQP
13 1 (0.33%) DHCP
13 1 (0.33%) HTTPS
13 1 (0.33%) IPsec
13 1 (0.33%) SMS
13 1 (0.33%) SNMP
13 1 (0.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (20.07%) MySQL
2 55 (18.39%) MongoDB
3 50 (16.72%) Relational Database
4 44 (14.72%) Hadoop
5 41 (13.71%) RDBMS
6 38 (12.71%) PostgreSQL
7 34 (11.37%) NoSQL
8 19 (6.35%) Big Data
9 18 (6.02%) Redis
10 11 (3.68%) Apache Cassandra
11 10 (3.34%) SQL Server
12 9 (3.01%) Apache Hive
13 7 (2.34%) Amazon RDS
14 6 (2.01%) Couchbase
14 6 (2.01%) Riak
15 5 (1.67%) Oracle Database
16 3 (1.00%) MS Access
16 3 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
17 2 (0.67%) Presto
Development Applications
1 180 (60.20%) Git (software)
2 156 (52.17%) Jenkins
3 90 (30.10%) JIRA
4 79 (26.42%) Maven
5 43 (14.38%) JUnit
5 43 (14.38%) SonarQube
6 40 (13.38%) Mockito
7 37 (12.37%) Checkstyle
7 37 (12.37%) Liquibase
8 28 (9.36%) Artifactory
9 26 (8.70%) Subversion
10 24 (8.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 18 (6.02%) gulp
11 18 (6.02%) Mercurial
12 17 (5.69%) RSpec
12 17 (5.69%) TeamCity
12 17 (5.69%) Travis CI
13 16 (5.35%) Cucumber
13 16 (5.35%) Grunt
14 15 (5.02%) Ant
General
1 16 (5.35%) Finance
2 12 (4.01%) Retail
3 7 (2.34%) Marketing
4 4 (1.34%) Advertising
5 3 (1.00%) Banking
6 2 (0.67%) Publishing
7 1 (0.33%) Electronics
7 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 131 (43.81%) DevOps Engineer
2 111 (37.12%) Developer
3 53 (17.73%) Java Developer
4 39 (13.04%) AWS Engineer
5 38 (12.71%) AWS DevOps
6 36 (12.04%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 25 (8.36%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 18 (6.02%) Architect
8 18 (6.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 18 (6.02%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 18 (6.02%) Linux Engineer
8 18 (6.02%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 15 (5.02%) Operations Engineer
10 13 (4.35%) DevOps Architect
11 12 (4.01%) Consultant
11 12 (4.01%) Senior DevOps
12 10 (3.34%) DevOps Consultant
13 9 (3.01%) Infrastructure Architect
13 9 (3.01%) JavaScript Developer
13 9 (3.01%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (18.06%) RESTful
2 53 (17.73%) REST
3 50 (16.72%) Elastic Stack
4 49 (16.39%) Hibernate
5 44 (14.72%) JMS
6 40 (13.38%) Drools
6 40 (13.38%) Java EE
6 40 (13.38%) JAX-RS
6 40 (13.38%) WireMock
7 39 (13.04%) HTML
7 39 (13.04%) Node.js
8 37 (12.37%) Lambda Expressions
9 36 (12.04%) CSS
9 36 (12.04%) Web Services
10 35 (11.71%) RabbitMQ
11 33 (11.04%) LEMP Stack
12 25 (8.36%) Sass
13 23 (7.69%) HTML5
14 21 (7.02%) React
14 21 (7.02%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 74 (24.75%) Linux Command Line
2 16 (5.35%) Data Centre
3 15 (5.02%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.68%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (3.34%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (3.34%) Public Cloud
6 8 (2.68%) Life Science
6 8 (2.68%) User Experience
7 5 (1.67%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.00%) Cloud Native
8 3 (1.00%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.00%) Derivative
8 3 (1.00%) e-Health
8 3 (1.00%) iPad
9 2 (0.67%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.67%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.33%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.33%) Fintech
10 1 (0.33%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 184 (61.54%) Linux
2 64 (21.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 61 (20.40%) Unix
4 55 (18.39%) CentOS
5 51 (17.06%) Windows
6 43 (14.38%) VMS
7 34 (11.37%) Ubuntu
8 18 (6.02%) Windows Server
9 15 (5.02%) Debian
10 14 (4.68%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (4.35%) DC/OS
12 5 (1.67%) Fedora
13 4 (1.34%) Android
13 4 (1.34%) Apple iOS
13 4 (1.34%) CoreOS
14 3 (1.00%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (70.57%) DevOps
2 203 (67.89%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (31.44%) Continuous Integration
4 70 (23.41%) Microservices
5 67 (22.41%) Continuous Delivery
6 62 (20.74%) Configuration Management
7 59 (19.73%) Test Automation
8 53 (17.73%) OO
9 48 (16.05%) Scrum
10 43 (14.38%) Dependency Injection
10 43 (14.38%) Domain-Driven Design
11 40 (13.38%) CQRS
11 40 (13.38%) Open Source
12 37 (12.37%) OOA/OOD
13 35 (11.71%) TDD
14 26 (8.70%) Migration
15 24 (8.03%) Problem-Solving
15 24 (8.03%) SDLC
16 20 (6.69%) Kanban
17 19 (6.35%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 115 (38.46%) Java
2 109 (36.45%) Python
3 68 (22.74%) JavaScript
3 68 (22.74%) Ruby
4 61 (20.40%) Bash Shell
5 53 (17.73%) Java 8
6 37 (12.37%) JPQL
7 35 (11.71%) Perl
8 29 (9.70%) PowerShell
9 22 (7.36%) Groovy
9 22 (7.36%) PHP
10 21 (7.02%) Scala
11 18 (6.02%) SQL
12 17 (5.69%) Shell Script
13 15 (5.02%) C#
14 12 (4.01%) Go
15 9 (3.01%) C++
16 4 (1.34%) Jython
16 4 (1.34%) T-SQL
17 3 (1.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 67 (22.41%) Security Cleared
2 64 (21.40%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.34%) Degree
4 6 (2.01%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (1.34%) AWS Certification
6 3 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.01%) QA
2 8 (2.68%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (2.01%) GCP
4 1 (0.33%) GDPR
4 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 170 (56.86%) Docker
2 36 (12.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (10.03%) VirtualBox
4 16 (5.35%) Virtual Machines
5 14 (4.68%) Hyper-V
6 8 (2.68%) Xen
7 7 (2.34%) KVM
8 6 (2.01%) etcd
8 6 (2.01%) flannel
9 5 (1.67%) NFS
10 4 (1.34%) vCloud
11 2 (0.67%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.67%) iptables
11 2 (0.67%) LXC
11 2 (0.67%) OpenDJ
11 2 (0.67%) OpenIDM
12 1 (0.33%) BIND 9
12 1 (0.33%) HDFS
12 1 (0.33%) RHEV
12 1 (0.33%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 140 (46.82%) Ansible
2 110 (36.79%) Puppet
3 104 (34.78%) Terraform
4 93 (31.10%) Opscode Chef
5 72 (24.08%) Kubernetes
6 61 (20.40%) Packer
7 29 (9.70%) Salt
8 22 (7.36%) Nagios
9 19 (6.35%) logstash
10 14 (4.68%) Docker Swarm
11 10 (3.34%) HAProxy
11 10 (3.34%) Kibana
12 8 (2.68%) Grafana
12 8 (2.68%) ZABBIX
13 7 (2.34%) Oozie
14 6 (2.01%) Cobbler
14 6 (2.01%) Graphite
14 6 (2.01%) Graylog
14 6 (2.01%) Rancher
14 6 (2.01%) rkt
Vendors
1 47 (15.72%) Red Hat
2 44 (14.72%) VMware
3 40 (13.38%) Google
4 28 (9.36%) Oracle
5 25 (8.36%) New Relic
6 24 (8.03%) Splunk
7 18 (6.02%) Microsoft
8 17 (5.69%) SaltStack
9 12 (4.01%) Rackspace
10 9 (3.01%) AppDynamics
10 9 (3.01%) Perforce
11 6 (2.01%) Atlassian
11 6 (2.01%) Coveo
11 6 (2.01%) Sitecore
11 6 (2.01%) Zend
12 5 (1.67%) NetApp
13 4 (1.34%) Cloudera
13 4 (1.34%) EMC
13 4 (1.34%) Sybase
14 3 (1.00%) Hortonworks