Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 572 564 591
Rank change year-on-year -8 +27 -12
Contract jobs citing Vagrant 336 300 336
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.31% 0.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.61% 1.78% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 206 247
UK median daily rate £550 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £373 £325 £325
90th Percentile £630 £603 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £60.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 - -

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 20,859 16,887 16,745
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.02% 17.60% 15.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,339 11,522 11,386
UK median daily rate £470 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.43% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £319 £306 £295
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 330 295
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
10th Percentile £26.45 £28.75 £26.35
90th Percentile £60.19 £57.63 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50

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 21 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Vagrant in the UK

Vagrant
Top 16 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 21 July 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 -18 309 £550 +22.22% 93
London -16 186 £550 +10.00% 39
UK excluding London -10 148 £475 +11.76% 59
South East +20 64 £490 +22.35% 21
North of England -11 22 £388 -13.78% 15
South West -26 20 £493 +15.88% 5
Scotland -21 18 £390 - 3
Yorkshire -9 11 £394 +2.34% 3
North West -14 10 £513 +2.50% 10
Midlands -26 9 £478 +1.60% 7
West Midlands -40 8 £475 -3.06% 5
East of England -5 7 £400 +14.29% 6
Wales -10 7 £450 - 2
East Midlands 0 1 £650 +36.84% 2
North East - 1 £313 - 2
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 229 (68.15%) DevOps
2 225 (66.96%) Agile Software Development
3 212 (63.10%) Linux
4 196 (58.33%) Docker
5 192 (57.14%) Jenkins
6 173 (51.49%) Git (software)
7 156 (46.43%) Ansible
7 156 (46.43%) Java
8 147 (43.75%) Amazon AWS
9 143 (42.56%) Puppet
10 135 (40.18%) Terraform
11 132 (39.29%) Continuous Integration
12 127 (37.80%) Python
13 110 (32.74%) Configuration Management
14 108 (32.14%) Opscode Chef
15 96 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 91 (27.08%) JIRA
17 87 (25.89%) Kubernetes
18 85 (25.30%) Linux Command Line
19 83 (24.70%) Packer
20 79 (23.51%) Ruby
21 78 (23.21%) Confluence
22 77 (22.92%) Microservices
22 77 (22.92%) Maven
23 76 (22.62%) JavaScript
24 74 (22.02%) Security Cleared
25 73 (21.73%) SC Cleared
26 66 (19.64%) MongoDB
26 66 (19.64%) Microsoft Azure
27 64 (19.05%) Test Automation

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 78 (23.21%) Confluence
2 48 (14.29%) nginx
3 44 (13.10%) Tomcat
4 43 (12.80%) JBoss
5 39 (11.61%) WildFly
6 36 (10.71%) WebLogic
7 31 (9.23%) Apache
8 25 (7.44%) Jetty
9 20 (5.95%) OpenStack
10 13 (3.87%) WebSphere
11 11 (3.27%) Apache Spark
12 8 (2.38%) Apache Pig
13 7 (2.08%) IIS
14 6 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
14 6 (1.79%) Mongrel
15 4 (1.19%) Drupal
16 3 (0.89%) CMS
16 3 (0.89%) Oracle Self-Service HR
17 2 (0.60%) WordPress
18 1 (0.30%) Luigi
Applications
1 3 (0.89%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (2.08%) Magento
2 1 (0.30%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 147 (43.75%) Amazon AWS
2 66 (19.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (14.58%) AWS CloudFormation
4 45 (13.39%) Google Cloud Platform
5 24 (7.14%) OpenShift
6 22 (6.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 21 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
8 20 (5.95%) Cloud Computing
9 17 (5.06%) Datadog
10 14 (4.17%) GitHub
11 8 (2.38%) Serverless
12 7 (2.08%) npm
13 6 (1.79%) Rackspace Cloud
13 6 (1.79%) Sumo Logic
14 5 (1.49%) AWS Lambda
14 5 (1.49%) Google App Engine
15 4 (1.19%) IaaS
15 4 (1.19%) SaaS
16 3 (0.89%) NuGet
17 2 (0.60%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 29 (8.63%) DNS
2 26 (7.74%) Firewall
2 26 (7.74%) TCP/IP
3 24 (7.14%) SSL
4 16 (4.76%) HTTP
5 12 (3.57%) Internet
6 7 (2.08%) AMQP
6 7 (2.08%) Reverse Proxy
7 6 (1.79%) SSH
8 4 (1.19%) tcpdump
9 2 (0.60%) DSL
9 2 (0.60%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.30%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.30%) IPsec
10 1 (0.30%) SNMP
10 1 (0.30%) VPN
10 1 (0.30%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (19.64%) MongoDB
2 60 (17.86%) MySQL
3 53 (15.77%) NoSQL
3 53 (15.77%) PostgreSQL
4 42 (12.50%) Relational Database
5 37 (11.01%) RDBMS
6 35 (10.42%) Hadoop
7 26 (7.74%) Apache Cassandra
8 23 (6.85%) Redis
9 16 (4.76%) Couchbase
9 16 (4.76%) Riak
10 15 (4.46%) Oracle Database
10 15 (4.46%) SQL Server
11 14 (4.17%) Big Data
12 12 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
13 8 (2.38%) Apache Hive
14 3 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 2 (0.60%) Apache Accumulo
15 2 (0.60%) HBase
15 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 192 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 173 (51.49%) Git (software)
3 91 (27.08%) JIRA
4 77 (22.92%) Maven
5 46 (13.69%) JUnit
6 40 (11.90%) SonarQube
7 39 (11.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 39 (11.61%) Selenium
8 37 (11.01%) Mockito
9 35 (10.42%) Checkstyle
9 35 (10.42%) Liquibase
10 34 (10.12%) Travis CI
11 28 (8.33%) Artifactory
11 28 (8.33%) Cucumber
11 28 (8.33%) Subversion
12 26 (7.74%) Ant
13 22 (6.55%) TeamCity
14 20 (5.95%) RSpec
15 15 (4.46%) Grunt
16 13 (3.87%) gulp
General
1 34 (10.12%) Finance
2 17 (5.06%) Retail
3 11 (3.27%) Front Office
4 2 (0.60%) Advertising
4 2 (0.60%) Banking
4 2 (0.60%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 140 (41.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 133 (39.58%) Developer
3 74 (22.02%) Java Developer
4 53 (15.77%) AWS Engineer
5 42 (12.50%) AWS DevOps
6 41 (12.20%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 28 (8.33%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 27 (8.04%) Linux Engineer
9 22 (6.55%) Java Engineer
9 22 (6.55%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 21 (6.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 19 (5.65%) Operations Engineer
12 16 (4.76%) Python Developer
13 13 (3.87%) Scala Developer
14 12 (3.57%) Lead Developer
14 12 (3.57%) Lead Java Developer
14 12 (3.57%) PHP Developer
14 12 (3.57%) Python Engineer
14 12 (3.57%) Software Engineer
15 11 (3.27%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (16.67%) Hibernate
2 52 (15.48%) RabbitMQ
3 51 (15.18%) Elastic Stack
4 49 (14.58%) JMS
4 49 (14.58%) RESTful
5 48 (14.29%) HTML
5 48 (14.29%) REST
6 36 (10.71%) Java EE
6 36 (10.71%) Node.js
7 35 (10.42%) Drools
7 35 (10.42%) JAX-RS
7 35 (10.42%) Lambda Expressions
7 35 (10.42%) WireMock
8 32 (9.52%) CSS
8 32 (9.52%) Spring
9 31 (9.23%) HTML5
10 30 (8.93%) LEMP Stack
11 29 (8.63%) Web Services
12 22 (6.55%) ActiveMQ
13 19 (5.65%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 85 (25.30%) Linux Command Line
2 19 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.27%) Hedge funds
3 11 (3.27%) User Experience
4 10 (2.98%) Data Centre
5 9 (2.68%) Fat Client
5 9 (2.68%) Public Cloud
5 9 (2.68%) Thin Client
6 6 (1.79%) Fixed Income
6 6 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (1.49%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.19%) Life Science
9 3 (0.89%) Derivative
9 3 (0.89%) e-Health
9 3 (0.89%) iPad
10 2 (0.60%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.60%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.60%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.30%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 212 (63.10%) Linux
2 96 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 61 (18.15%) Windows
4 60 (17.86%) CentOS
5 53 (15.77%) Unix
6 44 (13.10%) VMS
7 39 (11.61%) Windows Server
8 37 (11.01%) Ubuntu
9 20 (5.95%) DC/OS
10 19 (5.65%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (3.27%) Debian
11 11 (3.27%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (1.49%) Android
12 5 (1.49%) Apple iOS
12 5 (1.49%) Fedora
13 3 (0.89%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (68.15%) DevOps
2 225 (66.96%) Agile Software Development
3 132 (39.29%) Continuous Integration
4 110 (32.74%) Configuration Management
5 77 (22.92%) Microservices
6 64 (19.05%) Test Automation
7 61 (18.15%) Scrum
8 56 (16.67%) OO
9 53 (15.77%) Open Source
10 52 (15.48%) Deployment Automation
11 50 (14.88%) Continuous Delivery
12 45 (13.39%) Domain-Driven Design
12 45 (13.39%) TDD
13 41 (12.20%) CQRS
14 37 (11.01%) Dependency Injection
15 35 (10.42%) OOA/OOD
16 34 (10.12%) Problem-Solving
17 30 (8.93%) Software Engineering
18 27 (8.04%) BDD
19 24 (7.14%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 156 (46.43%) Java
2 127 (37.80%) Python
3 79 (23.51%) Ruby
4 76 (22.62%) JavaScript
5 62 (18.45%) Bash Shell
6 51 (15.18%) Java 8
7 35 (10.42%) JPQL
7 35 (10.42%) Perl
8 25 (7.44%) PHP
9 24 (7.14%) Groovy
10 23 (6.85%) PowerShell
10 23 (6.85%) SQL
11 20 (5.95%) Scala
12 19 (5.65%) Shell Script
13 10 (2.98%) Go
14 8 (2.38%) PHP 7
15 7 (2.08%) PL/SQL
16 6 (1.79%) C++
16 6 (1.79%) R
17 4 (1.19%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 74 (22.02%) Security Cleared
2 73 (21.73%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.08%) AWS Certification
4 6 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (1.79%) Degree
5 5 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.60%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.30%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.57%) QA
2 8 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (1.79%) GCP
4 1 (0.30%) GDPR
4 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 196 (58.33%) Docker
2 50 (14.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (10.71%) Virtual Machines
4 35 (10.42%) VirtualBox
5 21 (6.25%) Hyper-V
6 11 (3.27%) etcd
6 11 (3.27%) flannel
7 7 (2.08%) KVM
7 7 (2.08%) Xen
8 6 (1.79%) NFS
9 4 (1.19%) vCloud
10 3 (0.89%) iptables
11 2 (0.60%) LXC
11 2 (0.60%) Varnish
12 1 (0.30%) Active Directory
12 1 (0.30%) OpenDJ
12 1 (0.30%) OpenIDM
12 1 (0.30%) Samba
Systems Management
1 156 (46.43%) Ansible
2 143 (42.56%) Puppet
3 135 (40.18%) Terraform
4 108 (32.14%) Opscode Chef
5 87 (25.89%) Kubernetes
6 83 (24.70%) Packer
7 22 (6.55%) Docker Swarm
7 22 (6.55%) Salt
8 19 (5.65%) logstash
9 16 (4.76%) Cobbler
10 15 (4.46%) HAProxy
11 14 (4.17%) Nagios
12 11 (3.27%) rkt
13 10 (2.98%) Grafana
14 9 (2.68%) Consul
15 8 (2.38%) Graphite
15 8 (2.38%) Kibana
15 8 (2.38%) Oozie
16 6 (1.79%) Graylog
17 5 (1.49%) Icinga
Vendors
1 60 (17.86%) VMware
2 49 (14.58%) Google
3 44 (13.10%) Red Hat
4 37 (11.01%) Oracle
5 28 (8.33%) New Relic
6 26 (7.74%) Splunk
7 16 (4.76%) Microsoft
8 14 (4.17%) SaltStack
8 14 (4.17%) Zend
9 13 (3.87%) IBM
10 9 (2.68%) AppDynamics
10 9 (2.68%) Atlassian
10 9 (2.68%) Citrix
10 9 (2.68%) MKS
10 9 (2.68%) Perforce
10 9 (2.68%) Rackspace
11 7 (2.08%) TIBCO
12 6 (1.79%) CA
12 6 (1.79%) Informatica
13 5 (1.49%) NetApp