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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Vagrant
UK
Rank 482 494 496
Rank change year-on-year +12 +2  
Contract jobs citing Vagrant 111 150 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.28% 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.41% 1.94% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 113 100
Median daily rate £488 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.70% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £373
% change year-on-year +2.50% +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £51.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 - -

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

Contract Development Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7860 7745 6973
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.35% 14.56% 13.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5301 5162 4461
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 188 132
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.22 £31.80 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

Vagrant
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Vagrant as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Vagrant in the UK

Vagrant
Top 30 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -11 106 £481 +13.23% 53
London +41 72 £500 - 22
South East +7 11 £401 -4.07% 6
South West +5 10 £410 +5.80% 4
Berkshire +24 9 £400 -11.11% 1
North West +28 5 £500 +8.10% 5
Manchester +18 5 £500 - 4
City of London +3 5 £550 +10.00% 4
Yorkshire +16 4 £350 +3.70% 9
Leeds +11 4 £350 +8.94% 8
West Yorkshire +10 4 £350 +8.94% 8
Wales - 4 £418 -
Bristol - 4 £255 - 2
Plymouth -8 3 £380 -5.00%
Devon -9 3 £380 -1.93%
South Wales - 3 £335 -
Coventry +5 2 - -
East of England -7 2 £550 +12.82% 4
West Midlands -19 2 - - 2
Wiltshire - 2 £488 -
Kent - 2 £401 -
Cardiff - 2 - -
Maidenhead - 2 £400 -
Bracknell -9 1 - -
Croydon - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Norwich - 1 £550 - 1
Slough - 1 £500 -
Swansea - 1 £500 -
Windsor - 1 - -

Vagrant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 235 (73.21%) DevOps
2 208 (64.80%) Puppet
3 196 (61.06%) Docker
4 186 (57.94%) Jenkins
5 183 (57.01%) Git (software)
6 176 (54.83%) Linux
7 173 (53.89%) Agile Software Development
8 159 (49.53%) Ansible
9 145 (45.17%) Amazon AWS
10 118 (36.76%) Java
11 115 (35.83%) Configuration Management
12 114 (35.51%) Python
13 102 (31.78%) Ruby
14 98 (30.53%) Opscode Chef
15 96 (29.91%) Continuous Integration
16 85 (26.48%) JIRA
17 83 (25.86%) Bash Shell
18 72 (22.43%) JavaScript
19 69 (21.50%) VMware
20 61 (19.00%) Confluence
20 61 (19.00%) Terraform
21 57 (17.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 56 (17.45%) HTML
23 53 (16.51%) MySQL
23 53 (16.51%) PostgreSQL
24 52 (16.20%) Continuous Delivery
25 50 (15.58%) AngularJS
26 49 (15.26%) Open Source
27 47 (14.64%) OpenStack
27 47 (14.64%) PHP

Vagrant
Top Related 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 61 (19.00%) Confluence
2 47 (14.64%) OpenStack
3 39 (12.15%) nginx
4 34 (10.59%) Apache
5 32 (9.97%) Tomcat
6 23 (7.17%) WebLogic
7 22 (6.85%) Elasticsearch
8 16 (4.98%) Apache Spark
9 10 (3.12%) WebSphere
10 6 (1.87%) IIS
11 5 (1.56%) Drupal
12 4 (1.25%) Alfresco
12 4 (1.25%) Apache Solr
12 4 (1.25%) SharePoint
12 4 (1.25%) WordPress
13 3 (0.93%) CMS
14 2 (0.62%) Liferay
14 2 (0.62%) LiveCycle
14 2 (0.62%) Oracle Coherence
15 1 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (1.25%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.93%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.31%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.87%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (0.62%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.31%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 145 (45.17%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (14.33%) GitHub
3 45 (14.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 27 (8.41%) AWS CloudFormation
5 22 (6.85%) Amazon S3
6 19 (5.92%) Heroku
7 17 (5.30%) Amazon EC2
8 16 (4.98%) Amazon ELB
8 16 (4.98%) IaaS
9 15 (4.67%) Route 53
10 13 (4.05%) AWS Lambda
11 9 (2.80%) Google Cloud Platform
12 8 (2.49%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 8 (2.49%) IBM Cloud
12 8 (2.49%) Loggly
12 8 (2.49%) SoftLayer
12 8 (2.49%) Sumo Logic
13 6 (1.87%) CloudFront
13 6 (1.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 5 (1.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (13.08%) DNS
2 30 (9.35%) SSL
3 26 (8.10%) TCP/IP
4 25 (7.79%) HTTP
5 24 (7.48%) Internet
6 20 (6.23%) LDAP
7 15 (4.67%) VPN
8 13 (4.05%) Cisco Nexus
8 13 (4.05%) Firewall
9 10 (3.12%) Reverse Proxy
10 8 (2.49%) VSAN
11 6 (1.87%) Kerberos
12 4 (1.25%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (1.25%) SAN
12 4 (1.25%) SNMP
13 2 (0.62%) Network Security
13 2 (0.62%) SSH
13 2 (0.62%) tcpdump
14 1 (0.31%) Cisco IOS
14 1 (0.31%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (16.51%) MySQL
1 53 (16.51%) PostgreSQL
2 45 (14.02%) MongoDB
3 32 (9.97%) SQL Server
4 23 (7.17%) Big Data
5 21 (6.54%) NoSQL
6 20 (6.23%) Hadoop
6 20 (6.23%) Redis
7 18 (5.61%) Amazon RDS
7 18 (5.61%) Apache Cassandra
8 16 (4.98%) Oracle Database
8 16 (4.98%) Relational Database
9 13 (4.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 10 (3.12%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (2.18%) HBase
11 7 (2.18%) Riak
12 6 (1.87%) Neo4j
13 4 (1.25%) Apache Hive
14 3 (0.93%) Hazelcast
14 3 (0.93%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 186 (57.94%) Jenkins
2 183 (57.01%) Git (software)
3 85 (26.48%) JIRA
4 47 (14.64%) Sonatype Nexus
5 43 (13.40%) Maven
6 42 (13.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 34 (10.59%) Subversion
8 31 (9.66%) Grunt
9 30 (9.35%) TeamCity
10 22 (6.85%) Gradle
11 20 (6.23%) Octopus Deploy
12 18 (5.61%) Selenium
13 15 (4.67%) Team Foundation Server
14 13 (4.05%) Bitbucket
14 13 (4.05%) Cucumber
14 13 (4.05%) SonarQube
15 11 (3.43%) NuGet
16 10 (3.12%) Bower
16 10 (3.12%) gulp
16 10 (3.12%) Hudson
General
1 16 (4.98%) Finance
2 10 (3.12%) Retail
3 9 (2.80%) Games
4 7 (2.18%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.87%) Banking
5 6 (1.87%) Marketing
6 5 (1.56%) Publishing
7 3 (0.93%) Law
8 2 (0.62%) Electronics
8 2 (0.62%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.31%) Advertising
9 1 (0.31%) Back Office
9 1 (0.31%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 146 (45.48%) DevOps Engineer
2 91 (28.35%) Developer
3 33 (10.28%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 30 (9.35%) Linux Engineer
5 28 (8.72%) Java Developer
6 27 (8.41%) AWS DevOps
7 23 (7.17%) AWS Engineer
8 22 (6.85%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 22 (6.85%) Senior Developer
9 17 (5.30%) Architect
9 17 (5.30%) Full Stack Developer
9 17 (5.30%) JavaScript Developer
10 14 (4.36%) Consultant
10 14 (4.36%) Lead DevOps
11 13 (4.05%) Angular Developer
12 12 (3.74%) Azure DevOps
12 12 (3.74%) Azure Engineer
12 12 (3.74%) DevOps Consultant
12 12 (3.74%) Node.js Developer
13 11 (3.43%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (17.45%) HTML
2 50 (15.58%) AngularJS
3 46 (14.33%) CSS
4 43 (13.40%) Web Services
5 40 (12.46%) Node.js
6 38 (11.84%) REST
7 35 (10.90%) Elastic Stack
8 33 (10.28%) HTML5
9 23 (7.17%) RabbitMQ
10 22 (6.85%) JSON
11 21 (6.54%) LEMP Stack
12 20 (6.23%) Backbone.js
13 19 (5.92%) LAMP
14 18 (5.61%) CSS3
15 17 (5.30%) React
16 16 (4.98%) .NET
17 15 (4.67%) Ember.js
18 14 (4.36%) Spring
19 13 (4.05%) jQuery
20 12 (3.74%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.36%) Linux Command Line
2 13 (4.05%) Computer Science
3 11 (3.43%) Private Cloud
4 10 (3.12%) iPad
5 9 (2.80%) FlexPod
5 9 (2.80%) Hybrid Cloud
5 9 (2.80%) User Experience
6 8 (2.49%) Data Centre
7 6 (1.87%) Online Games
8 5 (1.56%) Replication
8 5 (1.56%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 3 (0.93%) Mobile Games
10 2 (0.62%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.62%) Blog
10 2 (0.62%) CESG
10 2 (0.62%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.62%) Life Science
10 2 (0.62%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.31%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.31%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 176 (54.83%) Linux
2 57 (17.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 45 (14.02%) Unix
4 40 (12.46%) Ubuntu
5 39 (12.15%) CentOS
6 34 (10.59%) Windows
7 18 (5.61%) Windows Server
8 12 (3.74%) SUSE
9 9 (2.80%) CoreOS
10 6 (1.87%) Android
11 4 (1.25%) Apple iOS
11 4 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.62%) VMS
13 2 (0.62%) zOS
14 1 (0.31%) AIX
14 1 (0.31%) Debian
14 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (73.21%) DevOps
2 173 (53.89%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (35.83%) Configuration Management
4 96 (29.91%) Continuous Integration
5 52 (16.20%) Continuous Delivery
6 49 (15.26%) Open Source
7 46 (14.33%) TDD
8 45 (14.02%) Scrum
9 42 (13.08%) BDD
10 28 (8.72%) Software Engineering
11 26 (8.10%) E-Commerce
12 23 (7.17%) Coaching
13 21 (6.54%) Analytics
14 20 (6.23%) OO
15 19 (5.92%) Kanban
16 18 (5.61%) Mentoring
17 14 (4.36%) Continuous Improvement
17 14 (4.36%) Web Development
18 13 (4.05%) Continuous Deployment
19 12 (3.74%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 118 (36.76%) Java
2 114 (35.51%) Python
3 102 (31.78%) Ruby
4 83 (25.86%) Bash Shell
5 72 (22.43%) JavaScript
6 47 (14.64%) PHP
7 45 (14.02%) Perl
8 43 (13.40%) SQL
9 37 (11.53%) PowerShell
10 29 (9.03%) Scala
11 21 (6.54%) Go
12 16 (4.98%) C#
13 13 (4.05%) C++
14 10 (3.12%) Shell Script
15 7 (2.18%) Clojure
15 7 (2.18%) ES6
16 5 (1.56%) Groovy
17 4 (1.25%) C
17 4 (1.25%) Lua
17 4 (1.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (7.48%) Security Cleared
2 16 (4.98%) Degree
2 16 (4.98%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.12%) CCA
4 7 (2.18%) AWS Certification
5 5 (1.56%) VCDX
6 4 (1.25%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.93%) ISEB
7 3 (0.93%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.93%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.62%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.31%) MCSE
9 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.30%) QA
2 6 (1.87%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.56%) SLA
4 1 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 196 (61.06%) Docker
2 22 (6.85%) vCloud
3 18 (5.61%) Virtual Machines
4 16 (4.98%) VirtualBox
5 11 (3.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (3.12%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (2.49%) Active Directory
8 6 (1.87%) HDFS
8 6 (1.87%) vSphere
9 5 (1.56%) Hyper-V
9 5 (1.56%) NFS
10 4 (1.25%) LXC
10 4 (1.25%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.93%) iptables
11 3 (0.93%) KVM
12 2 (0.62%) Varnish
12 2 (0.62%) Xen
13 1 (0.31%) Apache Flume
13 1 (0.31%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 208 (64.80%) Puppet
2 159 (49.53%) Ansible
3 98 (30.53%) Opscode Chef
4 61 (19.00%) Terraform
5 44 (13.71%) Salt
6 26 (8.10%) Nagios
7 20 (6.23%) Kubernetes
7 20 (6.23%) ZABBIX
8 17 (5.30%) logstash
9 15 (4.67%) Kibana
10 13 (4.05%) Graphite
11 12 (3.74%) Consul
11 12 (3.74%) Grafana
12 11 (3.43%) Forum Sentry
12 11 (3.43%) Packer
13 10 (3.12%) FortiGate
14 9 (2.80%) Pingdom
14 9 (2.80%) vRealize
15 8 (2.49%) Zenoss
16 4 (1.25%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 69 (21.50%) VMware
2 45 (14.02%) Atlassian
3 43 (13.40%) Oracle
4 30 (9.35%) SaltStack
5 23 (7.17%) Red Hat
6 20 (6.23%) Splunk
7 19 (5.92%) Cisco
7 19 (5.92%) Rackspace
8 18 (5.61%) Microsoft
8 18 (5.61%) New Relic
9 13 (4.05%) AppDynamics
9 13 (4.05%) Google
10 10 (3.12%) AlienVault
10 10 (3.12%) Juniper
10 10 (3.12%) Palo Alto
11 9 (2.80%) PagerDuty
11 9 (2.80%) Zend
12 8 (2.49%) ATG
12 8 (2.49%) Cloudera
13 7 (2.18%) Hortonworks
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