Period
to 28 February 2020

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 28 February 2020 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
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 619 657 618
Rank change year-on-year +38 -39 -67
Contract jobs citing Vagrant 99 230 291
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.23% 0.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.85% 1.10% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 170 227
UK median daily rate £466 £500 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.75% -2.91% +3.00%
10th Percentile £289 £398 £350
90th Percentile £606 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £460
% change year-on-year -5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
UK median hourly rate £48.50 - £40.00
10th Percentile £46.75 - £37.50
90th Percentile £50.25 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.50 - £40.00

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 11,601 20,986 18,877
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.18% 21.22% 18.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,605 14,362 13,213
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.70% +8.82%
10th Percentile £325 £328 £313
90th Percentile £650 £638 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £424
% change year-on-year - +6.19% +5.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 284 238
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £43.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.44% +9.76%
10th Percentile £18.25 £30.00 £31.18
90th Percentile £62.50 £55.00 £66.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £44.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% -2.22% +9.76%

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 28 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Vagrant in the UK

Vagrant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Vagrant.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Vagrant in the UK

Vagrant
Top 13 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 28 February 2020. 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 +17 94 £466 -6.75% 57
UK excluding London +56 68 £450 -5.26% 35
London +48 30 £473 -9.84% 28
Midlands +53 18 £388 -22.50% 5
East of England +39 16 £430 -15.69% 1
South West +20 12 £340 -32.00% 7
North of England +61 10 £600 +47.69% 12
West Midlands +48 10 £495 +10.00% 4
North West +37 9 £613 +28.95% 2
South East +47 8 £550 +15.79% 4
East Midlands +36 8 £275 -47.62% 1
Wales +25 4 £525 +10.53% 1
Yorkshire +45 1 £600 +53.85% 7

For the 6 months to 28 February 2020, 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 61 (61.62%) Docker
2 56 (56.57%) Git (software)
3 49 (49.49%) Jenkins
3 49 (49.49%) Linux
4 46 (46.46%) Continuous Integration
4 46 (46.46%) DevOps
5 43 (43.43%) Ansible
6 37 (37.37%) Kubernetes
6 37 (37.37%) Terraform
6 37 (37.37%) Python
7 32 (32.32%) AWS
8 31 (31.31%) Agile Software Development
9 30 (30.30%) Java
10 26 (26.26%) PHP
11 25 (25.25%) JavaScript
12 24 (24.24%) Test Automation
13 23 (23.23%) Sass
13 23 (23.23%) REST
14 22 (22.22%) HTML
14 22 (22.22%) Web Services
15 21 (21.21%) CSS
15 21 (21.21%) Configuration Management
15 21 (21.21%) PostgreSQL
15 21 (21.21%) RESTful
16 20 (20.20%) Unit Testing
16 20 (20.20%) MySQL
16 20 (20.20%) webpack
17 19 (19.19%) Infrastructure as Code
17 19 (19.19%) Bash Shell
17 19 (19.19%) Puppet

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 15 (15.15%) Confluence
2 14 (14.14%) nginx
2 14 (14.14%) OpenStack
3 11 (11.11%) Apache Spark
4 10 (10.10%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (9.09%) Apache
5 9 (9.09%) SAS
6 4 (4.04%) CMS
7 3 (3.03%) Tomcat
7 3 (3.03%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.01%) Apache Pig
8 1 (1.01%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.01%) Drupal
8 1 (1.01%) JBoss
8 1 (1.01%) Jetty
8 1 (1.01%) Oracle Self-Service HR
8 1 (1.01%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 9 (9.09%) GIMP
1 9 (9.09%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (6.06%) Magento
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.01%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 32 (32.32%) AWS
2 18 (18.18%) Azure
3 9 (9.09%) Amazon EKS
4 8 (8.08%) GitHub
5 6 (6.06%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (6.06%) AWS Lambda
5 6 (6.06%) GCP
5 6 (6.06%) Loggly
5 6 (6.06%) Serverless
6 5 (5.05%) npm
7 4 (4.04%) Amazon S3
8 3 (3.03%) Amazon ECS
8 3 (3.03%) AWS Fargate
8 3 (3.03%) Power Platform
9 2 (2.02%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (2.02%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (2.02%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (2.02%) CloudFront
9 2 (2.02%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.09%) SSH
2 7 (7.07%) HTTP
3 3 (3.03%) DSL
3 3 (3.03%) VPN
4 2 (2.02%) Firewall
5 1 (1.01%) DNS
5 1 (1.01%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.01%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (21.21%) PostgreSQL
2 20 (20.20%) MySQL
3 13 (13.13%) Hadoop
3 13 (13.13%) NoSQL
4 9 (9.09%) Amazon Athena
4 9 (9.09%) Amazon Redshift
4 9 (9.09%) Neo4j
4 9 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 9 (9.09%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 6 (6.06%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (6.06%) BigQuery
6 4 (4.04%) MariaDB
7 3 (3.03%) MongoDB
7 3 (3.03%) Power BI
8 2 (2.02%) Big Data
8 2 (2.02%) Sisense
9 1 (1.01%) Apache Accumulo
9 1 (1.01%) Apache Hive
9 1 (1.01%) InfluxDB
9 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 56 (56.57%) Git (software)
2 49 (49.49%) Jenkins
3 20 (20.20%) webpack
4 17 (17.17%) JIRA
5 11 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 11 (11.11%) Grunt
6 10 (10.10%) Gerrit
6 10 (10.10%) gulp
6 10 (10.10%) SonarQube
7 9 (9.09%) Artifactory
7 9 (9.09%) Bitbucket
7 9 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
8 8 (8.08%) Mocha
8 8 (8.08%) Robot Framework
9 7 (7.07%) Selenium
10 6 (6.06%) git-flow
10 6 (6.06%) Travis CI
11 4 (4.04%) Buildbot
11 4 (4.04%) CircleCI
11 4 (4.04%) GitLab
General
1 11 (11.11%) Public Sector
2 8 (8.08%) Finance
2 8 (8.08%) Marketing
2 8 (8.08%) Retail
3 6 (6.06%) Electronics
3 6 (6.06%) Manufacturing
3 6 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.02%) Games
4 2 (2.02%) Publishing
5 1 (1.01%) Back Office
5 1 (1.01%) Banking
5 1 (1.01%) Law
Job Titles
1 47 (47.47%) Developer
2 26 (26.26%) DevOps Engineer
3 16 (16.16%) PHP Developer
4 10 (10.10%) Senior Developer
5 9 (9.09%) UI Developer
6 8 (8.08%) Senior DevOps
6 8 (8.08%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 7 (7.07%) Automation Engineer
7 7 (7.07%) ETL Developer
7 7 (7.07%) Senior PHP Developer
8 6 (6.06%) Architect
8 6 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (6.06%) OO PHP Developer
8 6 (6.06%) PHP Laravel Developer
9 5 (5.05%) Node.js Developer
9 5 (5.05%) Technical Architect
10 4 (4.04%) Data Engineer
10 4 (4.04%) Linux Engineer
11 3 (3.03%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 3 (3.03%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (23.23%) REST
1 23 (23.23%) Sass
2 22 (22.22%) HTML
2 22 (22.22%) Web Services
3 21 (21.21%) CSS
3 21 (21.21%) RESTful
4 19 (19.19%) AngularJS
5 17 (17.17%) HTML5
6 16 (16.16%) CSS3
6 16 (16.16%) Laravel
6 16 (16.16%) LESS
7 14 (14.14%) LAMP
8 13 (13.13%) Node.js
9 12 (12.12%) JSON
10 11 (11.11%) Spring
11 9 (9.09%) Angular 2
11 9 (9.09%) PySpark
11 9 (9.09%) Spark Streaming
11 9 (9.09%) Symfony
12 8 (8.08%) React
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.13%) Linux Command Line
2 12 (12.12%) User Experience
3 6 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.06%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (5.05%) Private Cloud
4 5 (5.05%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (5.05%) Virtual Team
5 4 (4.04%) NHS
6 3 (3.03%) Algorithms
6 3 (3.03%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.01%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (1.01%) Contactless
7 1 (1.01%) Derivative
7 1 (1.01%) Replication
7 1 (1.01%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 49 (49.49%) Linux
2 15 (15.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (14.14%) CentOS
4 9 (9.09%) Unix
4 9 (9.09%) Windows
5 8 (8.08%) Ubuntu
6 3 (3.03%) DC/OS
6 3 (3.03%) Windows Server
6 3 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.02%) Solaris
8 1 (1.01%) Android
8 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.01%) Debian
8 1 (1.01%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.01%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (46.46%) Continuous Integration
1 46 (46.46%) DevOps
2 31 (31.31%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (24.24%) Test Automation
4 21 (21.21%) Configuration Management
5 20 (20.20%) Unit Testing
6 19 (19.19%) Infrastructure as Code
7 16 (16.16%) Microservices
7 16 (16.16%) Software Engineering
8 15 (15.15%) Scrum
8 15 (15.15%) Translating Business Requirements
9 14 (14.14%) Problem-Solving
10 13 (13.13%) Open Source
11 12 (12.12%) OO
11 12 (12.12%) OO PHP
11 12 (12.12%) SDLC
12 10 (10.10%) Continuous Delivery
12 10 (10.10%) E-Commerce
13 9 (9.09%) Data Munging
13 9 (9.09%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 37 (37.37%) Python
2 30 (30.30%) Java
3 26 (26.26%) PHP
4 25 (25.25%) JavaScript
5 19 (19.19%) Bash Shell
6 16 (16.16%) TypeScript
7 15 (15.15%) SQL
8 10 (10.10%) Scala
8 10 (10.10%) Shell Script
9 8 (8.08%) Go
9 8 (8.08%) PHP 7
9 8 (8.08%) PowerShell
10 7 (7.07%) Ruby
11 6 (6.06%) Groovy
12 5 (5.05%) Perl
13 3 (3.03%) Java 8
14 2 (2.02%) C++
15 1 (1.01%) C
15 1 (1.01%) Lua
15 1 (1.01%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 15 (15.15%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.07%) Degree
4 2 (2.02%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (2.02%) RHCSA
5 1 (1.01%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.01%) CHECK Team Member
5 1 (1.01%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.01%) ISEB
5 1 (1.01%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.01%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.04%) QA
2 2 (2.02%) SLA
3 1 (1.01%) PMO
System Software
1 61 (61.62%) Docker
2 14 (14.14%) VirtualBox
3 13 (13.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (10.10%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (5.05%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.01%) iptables
6 1 (1.01%) NFS
6 1 (1.01%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 43 (43.43%) Ansible
2 37 (37.37%) Kubernetes
2 37 (37.37%) Terraform
3 19 (19.19%) Puppet
4 13 (13.13%) Docker Swarm
4 13 (13.13%) Packer
5 9 (9.09%) Grafana
6 8 (8.08%) Prometheus
7 5 (5.05%) Kibana
7 5 (5.05%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (5.05%) vRealize
7 5 (5.05%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 3 (3.03%) Fluentd
8 3 (3.03%) Salt
9 2 (2.02%) Cobbler
9 2 (2.02%) Consul
9 2 (2.02%) Marathon
9 2 (2.02%) Mesos
10 1 (1.01%) Oozie
10 1 (1.01%) Opsgenie
Vendors
1 13 (13.13%) VMware
1 13 (13.13%) Zend
2 11 (11.11%) IBM
3 10 (10.10%) Cloudera
3 10 (10.10%) Hortonworks
4 9 (9.09%) Datactics
4 9 (9.09%) Informatica
4 9 (9.09%) Palantir
4 9 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 9 (9.09%) Talend
5 7 (7.07%) New Relic
5 7 (7.07%) SAP
6 6 (6.06%) Coverity
6 6 (6.06%) Tableau
7 2 (2.02%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.02%) Oracle
7 2 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.01%) Google
8 1 (1.01%) Remedy
8 1 (1.01%) Sybase