Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 578 493 660
Rank change year-on-year -85 +167 -56
Contract jobs citing Vagrant 301 389 207
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.40% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.62% 2.44% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 288 155
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.65% -
10th Percentile £325 £400 £311
90th Percentile £625 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +0.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £51.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.57% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £51.00 -
% change year-on-year -21.57% - -

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 18,580 15,958 15,760
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.48% 16.60% 14.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,019 10,664 10,498
UK median daily rate £455 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.06% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £280
90th Percentile £613 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 238 393
UK median hourly rate £43.75 £40.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.02% +1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £28.10 £21.28 £23.35
90th Percentile £63.75 £52.88 £51.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +8.11%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -104 275 £520 +3.90% 112
London -103 192 £550 +10.00% 52
UK excluding London -3 102 £450 - 67
North of England +17 22 £413 +0.61% 20
South West +16 19 £500 +2.56% 7
Yorkshire -9 18 £413 +4.43% 8
South East -35 17 £375 -25.00% 19
Scotland -5 16 £350 -22.22% 5
Midlands +9 12 £470 - 5
East of England -4 12 £500 -9.09% 9
West Midlands +16 7 £470 - 4
East Midlands +5 5 £475 - 1
Wales +14 4 £450 - 2
North West +3 3 - - 12
North East +45 1 £325 +8.33%

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 200 (66.45%) Git (software)
2 193 (64.12%) Agile Software Development
3 163 (54.15%) DevOps
4 154 (51.16%) Java
5 144 (47.84%) Docker
6 126 (41.86%) Ansible
7 117 (38.87%) JIRA
8 114 (37.87%) Linux
8 114 (37.87%) Jenkins
9 106 (35.22%) Amazon AWS
10 103 (34.22%) Test Automation
11 102 (33.89%) Python
12 100 (33.22%) Maven
13 98 (32.56%) Unix
14 97 (32.23%) Confluence
15 96 (31.89%) Puppet
16 90 (29.90%) RESTful
17 89 (29.57%) Microservices
18 87 (28.90%) REST
19 83 (27.57%) Hibernate
20 81 (26.91%) JMS
20 81 (26.91%) Opscode Chef
21 79 (26.25%) OO
22 77 (25.58%) Security Cleared
23 76 (25.25%) Relational Database
24 73 (24.25%) Continuous Integration
24 73 (24.25%) JavaScript
25 72 (23.92%) VMS
26 71 (23.59%) JUnit
26 71 (23.59%) Dependency Injection

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 97 (32.23%) Confluence
2 64 (21.26%) WildFly
3 47 (15.61%) nginx
4 46 (15.28%) Tomcat
5 40 (13.29%) Apache
6 28 (9.30%) Elasticsearch
7 27 (8.97%) JBoss
7 27 (8.97%) OpenStack
8 25 (8.31%) WebLogic
9 20 (6.64%) Jetty
10 15 (4.98%) CMS
11 11 (3.65%) Drupal
11 11 (3.65%) WebSphere
11 11 (3.65%) WordPress
12 10 (3.32%) Apache Solr
13 9 (2.99%) Apache Spark
14 6 (1.99%) Sitecore CMS
15 5 (1.66%) Tornado
16 3 (1.00%) Apache Pig
17 2 (0.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 2 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (0.66%) Photoshop
1 2 (0.66%) SPSS
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (1.99%) Magento
2 1 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 106 (35.22%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (5.98%) GitHub
4 16 (5.32%) AWS CloudFormation
4 16 (5.32%) Google Cloud Platform
5 15 (4.98%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (3.99%) Route 53
7 10 (3.32%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (2.99%) Amazon S3
8 9 (2.99%) AWS Lambda
8 9 (2.99%) npm
8 9 (2.99%) Serverless
9 8 (2.66%) IaaS
10 7 (2.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 7 (2.33%) Amazon ELB
11 6 (1.99%) Azure Active Directory
11 6 (1.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 4 (1.33%) Loggly
12 4 (1.33%) PaaS
12 4 (1.33%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.32%) Firewall
2 13 (4.32%) AMQP
2 13 (4.32%) Kerberos
3 12 (3.99%) Network Security
4 9 (2.99%) DNS
4 9 (2.99%) HTTP
5 7 (2.33%) tcpdump
5 7 (2.33%) Wireshark
6 5 (1.66%) SSL
6 5 (1.66%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.33%) Skype
8 3 (1.00%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (0.66%) DHCP
9 2 (0.66%) PCoIP
9 2 (0.66%) ZigBee
10 1 (0.33%) DSL
10 1 (0.33%) FTP
10 1 (0.33%) Internet
10 1 (0.33%) SMS
10 1 (0.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (25.25%) Relational Database
2 69 (22.92%) RDBMS
3 54 (17.94%) MySQL
4 51 (16.94%) Hadoop
5 49 (16.28%) MongoDB
6 33 (10.96%) NoSQL
7 28 (9.30%) Redis
8 21 (6.98%) Big Data
9 19 (6.31%) PostgreSQL
10 15 (4.98%) Riak
11 14 (4.65%) Couchbase
11 14 (4.65%) SQL Server
12 8 (2.66%) Amazon RDS
12 8 (2.66%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (1.66%) Amazon Redshift
13 5 (1.66%) Apache Hive
14 3 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (1.00%) MS Access
15 2 (0.66%) Hazelcast
15 2 (0.66%) Presto
Development Applications
1 200 (66.45%) Git (software)
2 117 (38.87%) JIRA
3 114 (37.87%) Jenkins
4 100 (33.22%) Maven
5 71 (23.59%) JUnit
6 67 (22.26%) Mockito
7 66 (21.93%) SonarQube
8 64 (21.26%) Checkstyle
8 64 (21.26%) Liquibase
9 29 (9.63%) Selenium
10 20 (6.64%) Artifactory
11 19 (6.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 17 (5.65%) Sonatype Nexus
12 17 (5.65%) TeamCity
13 16 (5.32%) gulp
14 15 (4.98%) Subversion
15 14 (4.65%) Cucumber
15 14 (4.65%) Jasmine
15 14 (4.65%) Mocha
16 13 (4.32%) FitNesse
General
1 13 (4.32%) Marketing
2 11 (3.65%) Finance
3 3 (1.00%) Retail
4 2 (0.66%) Advertising
4 2 (0.66%) Banking
4 2 (0.66%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (0.66%) Publishing
5 1 (0.33%) Automotive
5 1 (0.33%) Electronics
5 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.33%) Games
5 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.33%) Legal
5 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 146 (48.50%) Developer
2 99 (32.89%) DevOps Engineer
3 85 (28.24%) Java Developer
4 37 (12.29%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 20 (6.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 19 (6.31%) Linux Engineer
7 17 (5.65%) Lead Developer
7 17 (5.65%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 16 (5.32%) Full Stack Developer
8 16 (5.32%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 15 (4.98%) AWS Engineer
10 14 (4.65%) AWS DevOps
10 14 (4.65%) Consultant
11 12 (3.99%) Architect
11 12 (3.99%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 12 (3.99%) DevOps Consultant
11 12 (3.99%) Senior DevOps
12 11 (3.65%) Drupal Developer
13 10 (3.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 10 (3.32%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (29.90%) RESTful
2 87 (28.90%) REST
3 83 (27.57%) Hibernate
4 81 (26.91%) JMS
5 69 (22.92%) Java EE
6 68 (22.59%) JAX-RS
6 68 (22.59%) WireMock
7 67 (22.26%) Drools
8 64 (21.26%) HTML
8 64 (21.26%) Lambda Expressions
9 51 (16.94%) CSS
10 43 (14.29%) Web Services
11 42 (13.95%) HTML5
12 33 (10.96%) AngularJS
13 32 (10.63%) Node.js
14 31 (10.30%) Spring
15 29 (9.63%) Sass
16 28 (9.30%) CSS3
16 28 (9.30%) Elastic Stack
16 28 (9.30%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 70 (23.26%) Linux Command Line
2 16 (5.32%) Data Centre
3 11 (3.65%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (3.65%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.66%) Life Science
5 5 (1.66%) SystemC
6 4 (1.33%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.33%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.00%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.00%) Cloud Native
8 2 (0.66%) User Experience
9 1 (0.33%) Blog
9 1 (0.33%) Clustering
9 1 (0.33%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.33%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.33%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.33%) Replication
9 1 (0.33%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.33%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 114 (37.87%) Linux
2 98 (32.56%) Unix
3 72 (23.92%) VMS
4 40 (13.29%) Windows
5 25 (8.31%) CentOS
6 24 (7.97%) Ubuntu
7 22 (7.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (4.32%) Windows Server
9 8 (2.66%) Debian
10 4 (1.33%) CoreOS
11 3 (1.00%) DC/OS
12 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.33%) Android
13 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (64.12%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (54.15%) DevOps
3 103 (34.22%) Test Automation
4 89 (29.57%) Microservices
5 79 (26.25%) OO
6 73 (24.25%) Continuous Integration
7 71 (23.59%) Dependency Injection
8 70 (23.26%) Domain-Driven Design
9 67 (22.26%) CQRS
10 64 (21.26%) OOA/OOD
11 61 (20.27%) Scrum
12 58 (19.27%) Continuous Delivery
13 44 (14.62%) Configuration Management
14 42 (13.95%) TDD
15 38 (12.62%) Kanban
16 35 (11.63%) Open Source
17 27 (8.97%) BDD
18 21 (6.98%) Software Engineering
19 20 (6.64%) Cloud Operations
20 18 (5.98%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 154 (51.16%) Java
2 102 (33.89%) Python
3 73 (24.25%) JavaScript
4 64 (21.26%) JPQL
5 54 (17.94%) Bash Shell
6 50 (16.61%) Ruby
7 38 (12.62%) PHP
8 22 (7.31%) Shell Script
9 20 (6.64%) Perl
10 19 (6.31%) PowerShell
11 17 (5.65%) SQL
12 15 (4.98%) Go
13 13 (4.32%) C#
13 13 (4.32%) Scala
14 11 (3.65%) C++
15 7 (2.33%) R
16 6 (1.99%) C
17 5 (1.66%) Clojure
17 5 (1.66%) Jython
17 5 (1.66%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 77 (25.58%) Security Cleared
2 56 (18.60%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.66%) Degree
4 6 (1.99%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (1.66%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.66%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.66%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.32%) QA
2 4 (1.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.33%) GDPR
3 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 144 (47.84%) Docker
2 17 (5.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.65%) VirtualBox
4 5 (1.66%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.33%) NFS
6 3 (1.00%) vCloud
6 3 (1.00%) Xen
7 2 (0.66%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.66%) Firmware
7 2 (0.66%) OpenDJ
7 2 (0.66%) OpenIDM
7 2 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.33%) BIND 9
8 1 (0.33%) HDFS
8 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.33%) LXC
8 1 (0.33%) RHEV
8 1 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 126 (41.86%) Ansible
2 96 (31.89%) Puppet
3 81 (26.91%) Opscode Chef
4 69 (22.92%) Terraform
5 36 (11.96%) Kubernetes
6 28 (9.30%) Nagios
7 23 (7.64%) Packer
8 15 (4.98%) Salt
9 10 (3.32%) ZABBIX
10 9 (2.99%) Cobbler
11 6 (1.99%) Kibana
11 6 (1.99%) logstash
12 5 (1.66%) Prometheus
13 4 (1.33%) Docker Swarm
13 4 (1.33%) Rancher
14 3 (1.00%) Grafana
14 3 (1.00%) Oozie
15 2 (0.66%) CFEngine
15 2 (0.66%) Graphite
15 2 (0.66%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 43 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 32 (10.63%) VMware
3 24 (7.97%) Oracle
4 22 (7.31%) SaltStack
5 19 (6.31%) Google
6 17 (5.65%) Atlassian
7 15 (4.98%) Microsoft
8 12 (3.99%) IBM
9 8 (2.66%) TIBCO
10 6 (1.99%) Coveo
10 6 (1.99%) New Relic
10 6 (1.99%) Sitecore
10 6 (1.99%) Splunk
11 5 (1.66%) Rackspace
11 5 (1.66%) Zend
12 4 (1.33%) Adobe
13 3 (1.00%) EMC
13 3 (1.00%) Isilon
14 2 (0.66%) Cloudera
14 2 (0.66%) Hortonworks