Period
to 26 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Terraform skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Terraform over the 6 months to 26 May 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.

Terraform
England > West Midlands
6 months to
26 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 68 72 140
Rank change year-on-year +4 +68 -21
Contract jobs citing Terraform 57 131 52
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.72% 2.85% 1.05%
As % of the Systems Management category 27.14% 23.10% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 96 35
Median daily rate £475 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.64% +4.76% +10.41%
10th Percentile £363 £450 £418
90th Percentile £620 £666 £617
England median daily rate £550 £555 £550
% change year-on-year -0.90% +0.91% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £70.00 £65.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +7.69% -

Terraform is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 210 567 537
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 10.01% 12.32% 10.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 334 351
Median daily rate £450 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +2.59% +2.89%
10th Percentile £225 £268 £289
90th Percentile £578 £602 £575
England median daily rate £500 £500 £498
% change year-on-year - +0.50% +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 24
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.28 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +15.20% +4.60%
10th Percentile £14.40 £14.75 £12.55
90th Percentile £35.00 £35.75 £22.78
Median hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +8.81% +11.11% -16.28%

Terraform
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Terraform as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Terraform in the West Midlands

Terraform
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Terraform in the West Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Terraform in the West Midlands

Terraform
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Terraform in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 26 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Terraform in the West Midlands

Terraform
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Terraform within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 26 May 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
Shropshire +28 26 £458 -23.75% 3
Birmingham -22 11 £550 +4.76% 6
Wolverhampton +6 7 £550 +22.22%
Coventry +23 5 £500 -3.61% 1
Worcestershire - 4 - -
Solihull +4 2 £519 -17.00%
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Terraform
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Terraform 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Terraform.

1 50 (87.72%) Azure
2 49 (85.96%) DevOps
3 32 (56.14%) AWS
4 26 (45.61%) Ansible
4 26 (45.61%) Jenkins
5 25 (43.86%) PowerShell
6 23 (40.35%) Git (software)
6 23 (40.35%) SQL
7 22 (38.60%) Security Cleared
8 21 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (35.09%) SC Cleared
9 20 (35.09%) PaaS
10 18 (31.58%) Artifactory
11 17 (29.82%) Cloudera
12 15 (26.32%) Java
12 15 (26.32%) Linux
13 14 (24.56%) Software Engineering
13 14 (24.56%) IaaS
13 14 (24.56%) Infrastructure as Code
14 13 (22.81%) Bitbucket
14 13 (22.81%) Pentaho
14 13 (22.81%) Unix
15 12 (21.05%) PL/SQL
15 12 (21.05%) Oracle
15 12 (21.05%) SAS
15 12 (21.05%) Maven
15 12 (21.05%) Scrum
15 12 (21.05%) Hadoop
15 12 (21.05%) Oracle Database
15 12 (21.05%) Amazon Redshift

Terraform
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 12 (21.05%) SAS
2 5 (8.77%) Apache Spark
2 5 (8.77%) Confluence
3 2 (3.51%) Apache
4 1 (1.75%) nginx
4 1 (1.75%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 50 (87.72%) Azure
2 32 (56.14%) AWS
3 20 (35.09%) PaaS
4 14 (24.56%) IaaS
5 7 (12.28%) Power Platform
6 5 (8.77%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (8.77%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.75%) Amazon EKS
8 1 (1.75%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (1.75%) Amazon S3
8 1 (1.75%) GCP
8 1 (1.75%) Route 53
8 1 (1.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) Kerberos
1 5 (8.77%) Network Security
2 4 (7.02%) DNS
2 4 (7.02%) SSL
3 1 (1.75%) DMZ
3 1 (1.75%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.81%) Pentaho
2 12 (21.05%) Amazon Redshift
2 12 (21.05%) Hadoop
2 12 (21.05%) Oracle Database
3 11 (19.30%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (12.28%) BusinessObjects XI
4 7 (12.28%) Power BI
4 7 (12.28%) SAS EBI
5 6 (10.53%) Azure SQL Database
6 5 (8.77%) Apache Hive
6 5 (8.77%) Impala
7 4 (7.02%) Big Data
8 2 (3.51%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.75%) Amazon Aurora
9 1 (1.75%) MySQL
9 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (45.61%) Jenkins
2 23 (40.35%) Git (software)
3 18 (31.58%) Artifactory
4 13 (22.81%) Bitbucket
5 12 (21.05%) Maven
6 5 (8.77%) JIRA
7 3 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.75%) Gerrit
8 1 (1.75%) Robot Framework
8 1 (1.75%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.75%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (8.77%) Public Sector
2 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (42.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (29.82%) Azure DevOps
3 16 (28.07%) Azure Engineer
4 15 (26.32%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 6 (10.53%) Software Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) Platform Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Data Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) AWS DevOps
8 3 (5.26%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Azure Consultant
8 3 (5.26%) Big Data Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Consultant
8 3 (5.26%) Java Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Java Software Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Lead Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (1.75%) EDI
1 1 (1.75%) J2EE
1 1 (1.75%) Kafka
1 1 (1.75%) LAMP
1 1 (1.75%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (1.75%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (1.75%) Spring
1 1 (1.75%) Spring Boot
1 1 (1.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Public Cloud
2 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.51%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.75%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.75%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (26.32%) Linux
2 13 (22.81%) Unix
3 5 (8.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (7.02%) Windows
5 1 (1.75%) CentOS
5 1 (1.75%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.75%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (85.96%) DevOps
2 21 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (24.56%) Infrastructure as Code
3 14 (24.56%) Software Engineering
4 12 (21.05%) Scrum
5 11 (19.30%) Analytics
5 11 (19.30%) Data Analytics
5 11 (19.30%) Data Engineering
5 11 (19.30%) ETL
5 11 (19.30%) Migration
5 11 (19.30%) Requirements Gathering
5 11 (19.30%) Sprint Planning
5 11 (19.30%) Sprint Retrospective
6 9 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (12.28%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (12.28%) Process Improvement
8 6 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 5 (8.77%) DevSecOps
9 5 (8.77%) Identity Management
9 5 (8.77%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 25 (43.86%) PowerShell
2 23 (40.35%) SQL
3 15 (26.32%) Java
4 12 (21.05%) PL/SQL
5 5 (8.77%) Python
6 2 (3.51%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.51%) Go
7 1 (1.75%) C#
7 1 (1.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (38.60%) Security Cleared
2 20 (35.09%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.51%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (19.30%) Docker
2 10 (17.54%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (45.61%) Ansible
2 9 (15.79%) Kubernetes
3 4 (7.02%) Hadoop YARN
3 4 (7.02%) Puppet
4 1 (1.75%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (1.75%) Grafana
4 1 (1.75%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.75%) Kibana
4 1 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.75%) Rancher
Vendors
1 17 (29.82%) Cloudera
2 12 (21.05%) Oracle
3 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
4 5 (8.77%) Red Hat
5 4 (7.02%) Trillium
6 1 (1.75%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.75%) VMware