Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 540 541 534
Rank change year-on-year +1 -7 +70
Contract jobs citing Vagrant 363 340 392
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.34% 0.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.68% 1.86% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 237 285
UK median daily rate £550 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% +5.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £378 £313 £350
90th Percentile £650 £595 £618
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £423 £438
% change year-on-year +12.43% -3.43% +16.67%
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 21,570 18,245 17,367
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.92% 18.35% 16.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,766 12,620 11,763
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £623 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +5.59% +0.63% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 293 253
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +5.13%
10th Percentile £26.30 £30.35 £24.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £61.55 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +4.46%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 +17 340 £550 +15.79% 117
London +19 219 £550 +4.76% 46
UK excluding London -25 143 £475 +12.43% 74
North of England -16 39 £394 -9.43% 23
South East -15 28 £500 +33.33% 22
Yorkshire -9 24 £400 -3.03% 9
East of England +8 22 £480 +37.14% 9
South West -25 20 £493 +15.88% 5
Scotland -11 18 £400 +18.52% 1
North West -14 14 £425 -15.00% 10
Midlands -33 12 £460 -2.13% 12
West Midlands -33 11 £455 -3.19% 11
Wales -17 4 £525 +16.67% 2
East Midlands +2 1 £500 +5.26% 1
North East -2 1 £313 -3.85% 4

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 245 (67.49%) Agile Software Development
2 210 (57.85%) Java
3 205 (56.47%) DevOps
4 197 (54.27%) Jenkins
5 189 (52.07%) Amazon AWS
6 184 (50.69%) Git (software)
7 181 (49.86%) Ansible
7 181 (49.86%) Docker
8 178 (49.04%) Linux
9 148 (40.77%) Puppet
10 137 (37.74%) Continuous Integration
10 137 (37.74%) Terraform
11 130 (35.81%) Opscode Chef
12 129 (35.54%) Python
13 126 (34.71%) Microservices
14 123 (33.88%) Maven
15 121 (33.33%) JIRA
16 107 (29.48%) Test Automation
17 105 (28.93%) JavaScript
18 99 (27.27%) Confluence
19 97 (26.72%) Configuration Management
20 95 (26.17%) Security Cleared
21 92 (25.34%) SC Cleared
22 86 (23.69%) VMS
23 84 (23.14%) Ruby
23 84 (23.14%) Domain-Driven Design
24 79 (21.76%) Microsoft Azure
25 78 (21.49%) TDD
26 77 (21.21%) Hibernate
27 76 (20.94%) RESTful

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 99 (27.27%) Confluence
2 59 (16.25%) nginx
3 57 (15.70%) WildFly
4 53 (14.60%) Apache
5 42 (11.57%) Tomcat
6 37 (10.19%) JBoss
7 33 (9.09%) OpenStack
8 29 (7.99%) Jetty
9 25 (6.89%) WebSphere
10 19 (5.23%) WebLogic
11 16 (4.41%) IIS
12 15 (4.13%) Mongrel
13 8 (2.20%) Apache Spark
14 4 (1.10%) Apache Pig
14 4 (1.10%) Drupal
14 4 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
15 2 (0.55%) WordPress
16 1 (0.28%) ColdFusion
16 1 (0.28%) Mule
16 1 (0.28%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 6 (1.65%) Magento
2 1 (0.28%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 189 (52.07%) Amazon AWS
2 79 (21.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (12.95%) AWS CloudFormation
4 37 (10.19%) Google Cloud Platform
5 36 (9.92%) Amazon EC2
6 25 (6.89%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (4.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 15 (4.13%) GitHub
9 13 (3.58%) Sumo Logic
10 12 (3.31%) OpenShift
11 11 (3.03%) Datadog
12 9 (2.48%) IaaS
13 8 (2.20%) PaaS
13 8 (2.20%) Serverless
14 5 (1.38%) npm
15 4 (1.10%) NuGet
15 4 (1.10%) Rackspace Cloud
16 3 (0.83%) Google App Engine
16 3 (0.83%) SaaS
16 3 (0.83%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 38 (10.47%) DNS
2 30 (8.26%) Firewall
3 21 (5.79%) HTTP
3 21 (5.79%) SSL
4 18 (4.96%) TCP/IP
5 13 (3.58%) Internet
6 10 (2.75%) AMQP
7 9 (2.48%) Unicast
8 8 (2.20%) Reverse Proxy
9 4 (1.10%) Junos
9 4 (1.10%) SSH
10 3 (0.83%) tcpdump
11 2 (0.55%) VPN
12 1 (0.28%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.28%) IPsec
12 1 (0.28%) Kerberos
12 1 (0.28%) OpenLDAP
12 1 (0.28%) SMTP
12 1 (0.28%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (19.01%) MySQL
2 57 (15.70%) Relational Database
3 56 (15.43%) MongoDB
4 54 (14.88%) RDBMS
5 53 (14.60%) NoSQL
5 53 (14.60%) PostgreSQL
6 39 (10.74%) Hadoop
7 23 (6.34%) Redis
8 22 (6.06%) Amazon RDS
8 22 (6.06%) Apache Cassandra
9 15 (4.13%) Couchbase
9 15 (4.13%) Riak
10 14 (3.86%) Big Data
11 13 (3.58%) Oracle Database
11 13 (3.58%) SQL Server
12 10 (2.75%) Apache Hive
13 4 (1.10%) Blockchain
14 3 (0.83%) Impala
15 2 (0.55%) HBase
15 2 (0.55%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 197 (54.27%) Jenkins
2 184 (50.69%) Git (software)
3 123 (33.88%) Maven
4 121 (33.33%) JIRA
5 73 (20.11%) JUnit
6 63 (17.36%) SonarQube
7 60 (16.53%) Mockito
8 58 (15.98%) Selenium
9 54 (14.88%) Checkstyle
9 54 (14.88%) Liquibase
10 52 (14.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 41 (11.29%) Travis CI
12 35 (9.64%) TeamCity
13 30 (8.26%) Ant
14 26 (7.16%) Gradle
15 22 (6.06%) Sonatype Nexus
16 21 (5.79%) Artifactory
16 21 (5.79%) Subversion
17 20 (5.51%) PHPUnit
18 19 (5.23%) Cucumber
General
1 45 (12.40%) Finance
2 14 (3.86%) Retail
3 11 (3.03%) Front Office
4 8 (2.20%) Banking
5 7 (1.93%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.38%) Back Office
7 2 (0.55%) Law
8 1 (0.28%) Billing
8 1 (0.28%) Electronics
8 1 (0.28%) Games
8 1 (0.28%) Legal
8 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 164 (45.18%) Developer
2 129 (35.54%) DevOps Engineer
3 98 (27.00%) Java Developer
4 48 (13.22%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 46 (12.67%) AWS Engineer
6 33 (9.09%) AWS DevOps
7 32 (8.82%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 28 (7.71%) Java Engineer
9 25 (6.89%) Linux Engineer
10 23 (6.34%) PHP Developer
11 20 (5.51%) Azure Engineer
12 19 (5.23%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 19 (5.23%) Software Engineer
13 18 (4.96%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 15 (4.13%) Azure DevOps
14 15 (4.13%) Azure DevOps Engineer
14 15 (4.13%) Lead Developer
14 15 (4.13%) Python Developer
15 14 (3.86%) Lead Java Developer
15 14 (3.86%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (21.21%) Hibernate
2 76 (20.94%) RESTful
3 72 (19.83%) REST
4 70 (19.28%) JMS
5 55 (15.15%) WireMock
6 54 (14.88%) Drools
6 54 (14.88%) Java EE
6 54 (14.88%) JAX-RS
6 54 (14.88%) Lambda Expressions
7 49 (13.50%) HTML
8 39 (10.74%) Spring
9 37 (10.19%) Elastic Stack
10 36 (9.92%) CSS
10 36 (9.92%) HTML5
11 35 (9.64%) Node.js
12 34 (9.37%) Web Services
13 32 (8.82%) RabbitMQ
14 29 (7.99%) LEMP Stack
15 25 (6.89%) AngularJS
16 23 (6.34%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 74 (20.39%) Linux Command Line
2 26 (7.16%) Computer Science
3 14 (3.86%) Fat Client
3 14 (3.86%) Thin Client
4 12 (3.31%) PKI
5 11 (3.03%) Fixed Income
5 11 (3.03%) Hedge funds
6 7 (1.93%) iPad
6 7 (1.93%) Public Cloud
6 7 (1.93%) User Experience
7 6 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (1.65%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (1.38%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.38%) Equities
8 5 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (1.38%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.10%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.83%) Over-the-Top Content
10 3 (0.83%) Video on Demand
11 2 (0.55%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 178 (49.04%) Linux
2 86 (23.69%) VMS
3 73 (20.11%) Unix
4 72 (19.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 67 (18.46%) CentOS
6 58 (15.98%) Windows
7 32 (8.82%) Windows Server
8 29 (7.99%) Ubuntu
9 17 (4.68%) Debian
10 14 (3.86%) Fedora
11 11 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (1.93%) DC/OS
13 2 (0.55%) Android
13 2 (0.55%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (67.49%) Agile Software Development
2 205 (56.47%) DevOps
3 137 (37.74%) Continuous Integration
4 126 (34.71%) Microservices
5 107 (29.48%) Test Automation
6 97 (26.72%) Configuration Management
7 84 (23.14%) Domain-Driven Design
8 78 (21.49%) TDD
9 75 (20.66%) Scrum
10 73 (20.11%) OO
11 71 (19.56%) CQRS
12 60 (16.53%) Dependency Injection
13 54 (14.88%) OOA/OOD
14 51 (14.05%) Deployment Automation
15 50 (13.77%) BDD
16 46 (12.67%) Open Source
17 42 (11.57%) Continuous Delivery
18 35 (9.64%) Software Engineering
19 33 (9.09%) Pair Programming
20 24 (6.61%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 210 (57.85%) Java
2 129 (35.54%) Python
3 105 (28.93%) JavaScript
4 84 (23.14%) Ruby
5 75 (20.66%) Bash Shell
5 75 (20.66%) Java 8
6 54 (14.88%) JPQL
6 54 (14.88%) Perl
7 36 (9.92%) PHP
8 30 (8.26%) Go
8 30 (8.26%) SQL
9 26 (7.16%) PowerShell
10 21 (5.79%) PHP 7
11 18 (4.96%) Shell Script
12 17 (4.68%) C#
13 15 (4.13%) Scala
14 11 (3.03%) R
15 7 (1.93%) Groovy
16 6 (1.65%) C++
17 4 (1.10%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 95 (26.17%) Security Cleared
2 92 (25.34%) SC Cleared
3 26 (7.16%) Degree
4 23 (6.34%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (1.10%) AWS Certification
7 3 (0.83%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.28%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.41%) QA
2 6 (1.65%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.55%) GDPR
System Software
1 181 (49.86%) Docker
2 59 (16.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (9.64%) VirtualBox
4 29 (7.99%) Virtual Machines
5 24 (6.61%) Hyper-V
6 8 (2.20%) etcd
6 8 (2.20%) flannel
7 5 (1.38%) NFS
7 5 (1.38%) Xen
8 3 (0.83%) Active Directory
8 3 (0.83%) iptables
8 3 (0.83%) KVM
9 2 (0.55%) Varnish
9 2 (0.55%) vCloud
10 1 (0.28%) OpenDJ
10 1 (0.28%) OpenIDM
Systems Management
1 181 (49.86%) Ansible
2 148 (40.77%) Puppet
3 137 (37.74%) Terraform
4 130 (35.81%) Opscode Chef
5 73 (20.11%) Kubernetes
6 67 (18.46%) Packer
7 38 (10.47%) Salt
8 37 (10.19%) Nagios
9 21 (5.79%) logstash
10 17 (4.68%) Cobbler
10 17 (4.68%) Kibana
11 14 (3.86%) Graylog
11 14 (3.86%) ZABBIX
12 12 (3.31%) Grafana
13 10 (2.75%) Consul
13 10 (2.75%) HAProxy
14 9 (2.48%) Docker Swarm
15 8 (2.20%) Graphite
15 8 (2.20%) rkt
15 8 (2.20%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 69 (19.01%) VMware
2 61 (16.80%) Red Hat
3 34 (9.37%) Google
4 27 (7.44%) New Relic
4 27 (7.44%) Splunk
5 26 (7.16%) Zend
6 25 (6.89%) Oracle
7 19 (5.23%) IBM
8 18 (4.96%) Microsoft
9 15 (4.13%) AppDynamics
9 15 (4.13%) Citrix
10 14 (3.86%) MKS
11 12 (3.31%) Atlassian
11 12 (3.31%) CheckPoint
11 12 (3.31%) NetApp
12 10 (2.75%) TIBCO
13 9 (2.48%) Informatica
13 9 (2.48%) SaltStack
14 6 (1.65%) Rackspace
15 5 (1.38%) CA