Period
to 18 November 2017

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 November 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.

Vagrant
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 568 516 631
Rank change year-on-year -52 +115 +17
Contract jobs citing Vagrant 335 412 278
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.39% 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.76% 2.36% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 307 193
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £358 £313
90th Percentile £595 £621 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £438 £400
% change year-on-year -3.43% +9.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 19078 17440 16371
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.69% 16.50% 14.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13287 11750 10892
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.27%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 285 251 336
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29.00 £24.00 £24.23
90th Percentile £60.60 £53.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -43 306 £500 +5.26% 34
London -87 188 £530 +6.00% 16
UK excluding London +38 138 £423 -3.43% 21
South East +4 31 £375 -21.05% 2
North of England +32 30 £435 +2.35% 7
Midlands +41 25 £473 - 2
West Midlands +53 23 £470 - 1
Yorkshire -1 21 £416 +14.04% 2
South West +19 19 £424 -14.13% 5
Scotland +15 16 £350 - 3
East of England -13 12 £400 -5.88% 2
North West +20 8 £500 +16.28% 5
Wales +14 5 £450 -
East Midlands +5 2 £475 - 1
North East +64 1 £325 +8.33%

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 212 (63.28%) Git (software)
2 194 (57.91%) Agile Software Development
3 181 (54.03%) DevOps
4 180 (53.73%) Docker
5 156 (46.57%) Java
6 141 (42.09%) Jenkins
7 135 (40.30%) Ansible
7 135 (40.30%) Amazon AWS
8 133 (39.70%) Linux
9 128 (38.21%) JIRA
10 113 (33.73%) Confluence
11 111 (33.13%) Python
12 106 (31.64%) Puppet
13 96 (28.66%) Test Automation
14 90 (26.87%) Opscode Chef
15 84 (25.07%) REST
16 83 (24.78%) Unix
16 83 (24.78%) Maven
17 82 (24.48%) Continuous Integration
18 73 (21.79%) JavaScript
18 73 (21.79%) RESTful
18 73 (21.79%) Terraform
19 70 (20.90%) HTML
20 68 (20.30%) JMS
21 67 (20.00%) Hibernate
21 67 (20.00%) Scrum
21 67 (20.00%) Microservices
22 66 (19.70%) Security Cleared
23 65 (19.40%) OO
24 62 (18.51%) Relational Database

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
1 113 (33.73%) Confluence
2 49 (14.63%) WildFly
3 43 (12.84%) nginx
4 41 (12.24%) OpenStack
5 36 (10.75%) Tomcat
6 33 (9.85%) Elasticsearch
7 31 (9.25%) Apache
8 19 (5.67%) JBoss
8 19 (5.67%) WebSphere
9 16 (4.78%) WebLogic
10 15 (4.48%) Jetty
11 13 (3.88%) Drupal
11 13 (3.88%) WordPress
12 12 (3.58%) Apache Spark
13 10 (2.99%) Apache Solr
14 8 (2.39%) CMS
15 5 (1.49%) Tornado
16 4 (1.19%) Apache Pig
17 2 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
18 1 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 3 (0.90%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (1.49%) Magento
2 1 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 135 (40.30%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (15.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (6.87%) AWS CloudFormation
4 21 (6.27%) Amazon EC2
5 15 (4.48%) GitHub
6 14 (4.18%) Google Cloud Platform
7 12 (3.58%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (3.58%) OpenShift
7 12 (3.58%) Route 53
8 10 (2.99%) Amazon S3
8 10 (2.99%) AWS Lambda
8 10 (2.99%) Serverless
9 9 (2.69%) Amazon ELB
9 9 (2.69%) IaaS
10 5 (1.49%) Bluemix
10 5 (1.49%) IBM Cloud
10 5 (1.49%) npm
11 4 (1.19%) Loggly
11 4 (1.19%) Sumo Logic
11 4 (1.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.88%) HTTP
2 12 (3.58%) AMQP
3 10 (2.99%) DNS
4 8 (2.39%) SSL
5 7 (2.09%) Firewall
5 7 (2.09%) LDAP
5 7 (2.09%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.49%) Reverse Proxy
7 4 (1.19%) Kerberos
7 4 (1.19%) Skype
8 3 (0.90%) Internet
8 3 (0.90%) PCoIP
9 2 (0.60%) NetScaler
9 2 (0.60%) Network Security
9 2 (0.60%) ZigBee
10 1 (0.30%) DHCP
10 1 (0.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (18.51%) Relational Database
2 59 (17.61%) MongoDB
3 55 (16.42%) RDBMS
4 51 (15.22%) MySQL
5 37 (11.04%) Hadoop
6 36 (10.75%) NoSQL
7 30 (8.96%) Redis
8 28 (8.36%) SQL Server
9 20 (5.97%) Big Data
10 19 (5.67%) PostgreSQL
11 15 (4.48%) Couchbase
12 14 (4.18%) Riak
13 12 (3.58%) Oracle Database
14 11 (3.28%) Apache Cassandra
15 9 (2.69%) Amazon RDS
16 6 (1.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 6 (1.79%) Apache Hive
17 5 (1.49%) Amazon Redshift
17 5 (1.49%) HBase
18 4 (1.19%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 212 (63.28%) Git (software)
2 141 (42.09%) Jenkins
3 128 (38.21%) JIRA
4 83 (24.78%) Maven
5 60 (17.91%) JUnit
6 53 (15.82%) Mockito
7 50 (14.93%) SonarQube
8 49 (14.63%) Checkstyle
8 49 (14.63%) Liquibase
9 35 (10.45%) Selenium
10 33 (9.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 33 (9.85%) TeamCity
11 25 (7.46%) Bitbucket
12 21 (6.27%) Subversion
12 21 (6.27%) Team Foundation Server
13 20 (5.97%) Octopus Deploy
14 19 (5.67%) Cucumber
15 18 (5.37%) Sonatype Nexus
16 17 (5.07%) Artifactory
17 15 (4.48%) Ant
General
1 9 (2.69%) Finance
2 8 (2.39%) Marketing
2 8 (2.39%) Retail
3 3 (0.90%) Banking
3 3 (0.90%) Front Office
3 3 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (0.60%) Financial Institution
4 2 (0.60%) Legal
5 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.30%) Automotive
5 1 (0.30%) Billing
5 1 (0.30%) Games
5 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 136 (40.60%) Developer
2 111 (33.13%) DevOps Engineer
3 79 (23.58%) Java Developer
4 31 (9.25%) Linux Engineer
5 25 (7.46%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 24 (7.16%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 23 (6.87%) Lead Developer
7 23 (6.87%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 20 (5.97%) Full Stack Developer
9 19 (5.67%) AWS DevOps
10 18 (5.37%) AWS Engineer
11 17 (5.07%) Windows Engineer
12 16 (4.78%) Consultant
13 14 (4.18%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 14 (4.18%) Lead Java Developer
14 13 (3.88%) Windows DevOps Engineer
15 12 (3.58%) Drupal Developer
15 12 (3.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 12 (3.58%) PHP Developer
15 12 (3.58%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (25.07%) REST
2 73 (21.79%) RESTful
3 70 (20.90%) HTML
4 68 (20.30%) JMS
5 67 (20.00%) Hibernate
6 57 (17.01%) Java EE
7 53 (15.82%) JAX-RS
7 53 (15.82%) WireMock
8 52 (15.52%) Drools
9 51 (15.22%) CSS
10 49 (14.63%) Lambda Expressions
11 43 (12.84%) HTML5
12 39 (11.64%) Web Services
13 37 (11.04%) Spring
14 32 (9.55%) AngularJS
14 32 (9.55%) Node.js
15 27 (8.06%) CSS3
16 25 (7.46%) jQuery
17 24 (7.16%) Elastic Stack
18 23 (6.87%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 59 (17.61%) Linux Command Line
2 12 (3.58%) Data Centre
3 11 (3.28%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (2.39%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.09%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.49%) SystemC
6 5 (1.49%) Video\Live Streaming
7 4 (1.19%) Private Cloud
7 4 (1.19%) Video on Demand
8 2 (0.60%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.60%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.30%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.30%) CESG
9 1 (0.30%) Clustering
9 1 (0.30%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.30%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.30%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (0.30%) Replication
9 1 (0.30%) RIA
9 1 (0.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 133 (39.70%) Linux
2 83 (24.78%) Unix
3 55 (16.42%) VMS
4 44 (13.13%) Windows
5 34 (10.15%) Ubuntu
6 28 (8.36%) CentOS
7 26 (7.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 26 (7.76%) Windows Server
8 9 (2.69%) Debian
9 7 (2.09%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.90%) DC/OS
10 3 (0.90%) SUSE
11 2 (0.60%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.30%) Android
12 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (57.91%) Agile Software Development
2 181 (54.03%) DevOps
3 96 (28.66%) Test Automation
4 82 (24.48%) Continuous Integration
5 67 (20.00%) Microservices
5 67 (20.00%) Scrum
6 65 (19.40%) OO
7 56 (16.72%) Continuous Delivery
8 53 (15.82%) Configuration Management
8 53 (15.82%) CQRS
8 53 (15.82%) Dependency Injection
8 53 (15.82%) Domain-Driven Design
9 51 (15.22%) Open Source
10 49 (14.63%) OOA/OOD
11 44 (13.13%) Kanban
12 41 (12.24%) TDD
13 24 (7.16%) BDD
13 24 (7.16%) Software Engineering
14 21 (6.27%) Front End Development
15 18 (5.37%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 156 (46.57%) Java
2 111 (33.13%) Python
3 73 (21.79%) JavaScript
4 59 (17.61%) Ruby
5 57 (17.01%) Bash Shell
6 49 (14.63%) JPQL
7 42 (12.54%) PHP
8 39 (11.64%) SQL
9 23 (6.87%) PowerShell
10 22 (6.57%) Shell Script
11 20 (5.97%) Scala
12 17 (5.07%) C++
12 17 (5.07%) Go
12 17 (5.07%) Perl
13 9 (2.69%) C#
14 6 (1.79%) Clojure
14 6 (1.79%) R
15 5 (1.49%) C
16 4 (1.19%) PHP 7
17 3 (0.90%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 66 (19.70%) Security Cleared
2 36 (10.75%) SC Cleared
3 11 (3.28%) BC Cleared
4 10 (2.99%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (2.39%) Degree
6 4 (1.19%) ISEB
6 4 (1.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.90%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.60%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.30%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.30%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.28%) QA
2 3 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.30%) GCP
3 1 (0.30%) GDPR
3 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 180 (53.73%) Docker
2 19 (5.67%) VirtualBox
3 17 (5.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.09%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (2.09%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (1.49%) LXC
6 4 (1.19%) vCloud
7 3 (0.90%) NFS
7 3 (0.90%) Xen
8 2 (0.60%) Active Directory
8 2 (0.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.60%) Firmware
8 2 (0.60%) OpenDJ
8 2 (0.60%) OpenIDM
8 2 (0.60%) Varnish
8 2 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.30%) GlusterFS
9 1 (0.30%) HDFS
9 1 (0.30%) iptables
9 1 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 135 (40.30%) Ansible
2 106 (31.64%) Puppet
3 90 (26.87%) Opscode Chef
4 73 (21.79%) Terraform
5 43 (12.84%) Kubernetes
6 26 (7.76%) Nagios
6 26 (7.76%) Packer
7 12 (3.58%) ZABBIX
8 9 (2.69%) Cobbler
8 9 (2.69%) Salt
9 6 (1.79%) Consul
9 6 (1.79%) Graphite
9 6 (1.79%) Prometheus
9 6 (1.79%) Rancher
10 5 (1.49%) Pingdom
11 4 (1.19%) Docker Swarm
11 4 (1.19%) Oozie
12 3 (0.90%) Icinga
13 2 (0.60%) Kibana
13 2 (0.60%) logstash
Vendors
1 50 (14.93%) VMware
2 38 (11.34%) Atlassian
3 35 (10.45%) Oracle
4 32 (9.55%) Red Hat
5 25 (7.46%) Microsoft
6 24 (7.16%) SaltStack
7 17 (5.07%) Google
8 14 (4.18%) IBM
9 10 (2.99%) Cloudera
9 10 (2.99%) New Relic
10 7 (2.09%) Splunk
10 7 (2.09%) TIBCO
11 5 (1.49%) AppDynamics
11 5 (1.49%) Hortonworks
11 5 (1.49%) PagerDuty
11 5 (1.49%) Rackspace
12 4 (1.19%) EMC
12 4 (1.19%) Isilon
12 4 (1.19%) Zend
13 3 (0.90%) Adobe