Period
to 14 October 2019

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 14 October 2019 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
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 71 147 136
Rank change year-on-year +76 -11 +53
Contract jobs citing Terraform 108 58 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.70% 1.16% 1.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 22.69% 9.75% 11.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 40 34
West Midlands median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% - +18.60%
10th Percentile £436 £325 £425
90th Percentile £660 £600 £520
England median daily rate £575 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £65.00 -
% change year-on-year -46.15% - -

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 476 595 466
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 11.90% 11.87% 10.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 350 289
West Midlands median daily rate £463 £438 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% -0.57% +9.86%
10th Percentile £250 £275 £230
90th Percentile £625 £575 £588
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 39 29
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £14.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +23.92% +3.75%
10th Percentile £13.75 £12.05 £12.70
90th Percentile £35.00 £24.05 £50.75
England median hourly rate £20.30 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +16.01% - -23.08%

Terraform
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Terraform as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Terraform in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Terraform in the West Midlands

Terraform
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Terraform in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 14 October 2019.

Contractor 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 14 October 2019. 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 +70 50 £603 +33.89% 6
Birmingham +20 41 £500 +5.26% 9
Coventry +6 5 £560 +22.74% 4
Solihull +5 2 £550 -15.38%
Worcestershire - 2 £650 -
Herefordshire - 1 £400 -
Terraform
England

For the 6 months to 14 October 2019, 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 88 (81.48%) AWS
2 86 (79.63%) DevOps
3 71 (65.74%) Linux
4 54 (50.00%) Azure
5 50 (46.30%) Ansible
6 49 (45.37%) Puppet
7 47 (43.52%) Security Cleared
7 47 (43.52%) Jenkins
8 46 (42.59%) SC Cleared
9 43 (39.81%) Agile Software Development
10 35 (32.41%) Configuration Management
11 33 (30.56%) Migration
12 27 (25.00%) Docker
13 26 (24.07%) Git (software)
14 25 (23.15%) Amazon EC2
15 24 (22.22%) Microsoft
16 22 (20.37%) Infrastructure as Code
16 22 (20.37%) SSL
16 22 (20.37%) JIRA
17 21 (19.44%) SQL
17 21 (19.44%) Artifactory
18 19 (17.59%) Cloudera
18 19 (17.59%) Active Directory
18 19 (17.59%) Pentaho
18 19 (17.59%) Confluence
19 18 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 18 (16.67%) Amazon S3
19 18 (16.67%) Windows
19 18 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
19 18 (16.67%) GitLab

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 19 (17.59%) Confluence
2 13 (12.04%) Apache Spark
3 6 (5.56%) Apache
3 6 (5.56%) nginx
4 3 (2.78%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.85%) IIS
5 2 (1.85%) Jetty
5 2 (1.85%) Mongrel
5 2 (1.85%) SAS
5 2 (1.85%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.85%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 88 (81.48%) AWS
2 54 (50.00%) Azure
3 25 (23.15%) Amazon EC2
4 18 (16.67%) Amazon S3
5 17 (15.74%) Amazon ELB
6 16 (14.81%) Route 53
7 13 (12.04%) PaaS
8 12 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (9.26%) IaaS
10 9 (8.33%) GCP
11 6 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
12 5 (4.63%) Power Platform
13 4 (3.70%) GitHub
13 4 (3.70%) Serverless
14 3 (2.78%) Dynamics 365
14 3 (2.78%) Google App Engine
14 3 (2.78%) Mimecast
14 3 (2.78%) Office 365
14 3 (2.78%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 22 (20.37%) SSL
2 13 (12.04%) DNS
2 13 (12.04%) Kerberos
2 13 (12.04%) VPN
3 11 (10.19%) HTTP
3 11 (10.19%) TCP/IP
4 10 (9.26%) Firewall
5 5 (4.63%) DHCP
6 3 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (2.78%) Skype
6 3 (2.78%) VLAN
6 3 (2.78%) WAN
7 2 (1.85%) FTP
7 2 (1.85%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (17.59%) Pentaho
2 16 (14.81%) Amazon RDS
3 13 (12.04%) Apache Hive
3 13 (12.04%) Big Data
3 13 (12.04%) Impala
4 7 (6.48%) SQL Server
5 6 (5.56%) Hadoop
5 6 (5.56%) MySQL
6 5 (4.63%) Azure SQL Database
6 5 (4.63%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (4.63%) Power BI
7 4 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.78%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.78%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2017
9 2 (1.85%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (1.85%) BusinessObjects XI
9 2 (1.85%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.85%) SAS EBI
10 1 (0.93%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 47 (43.52%) Jenkins
2 26 (24.07%) Git (software)
3 22 (20.37%) JIRA
4 21 (19.44%) Artifactory
5 18 (16.67%) GitLab
6 10 (9.26%) Vagrant
7 6 (5.56%) Bitbucket
8 5 (4.63%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.85%) CircleCI
10 2 (1.85%) Maven
10 2 (1.85%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (1.85%) Subversion
10 2 (1.85%) Travis CI
General
1 15 (13.89%) Public Sector
2 4 (3.70%) Retail
3 3 (2.78%) Finance
4 2 (1.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (48.15%) DevOps Engineer
2 35 (32.41%) AWS DevOps
2 35 (32.41%) AWS Engineer
3 26 (24.07%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 24 (22.22%) Platform Engineer
5 16 (14.81%) Cloud Engineer
6 15 (13.89%) Azure DevOps
6 15 (13.89%) Azure Engineer
7 13 (12.04%) Data Engineer
8 12 (11.11%) Big Data Engineer
8 12 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
8 12 (11.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 11 (10.19%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 10 (9.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 9 (8.33%) Architect
12 5 (4.63%) Azure Architect
12 5 (4.63%) Cloud Architect
13 4 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 4 (3.70%) Kubernetes Engineer
14 3 (2.78%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.04%) .NET
2 11 (10.19%) J2EE
3 9 (8.33%) Web Services
4 8 (7.41%) Elastic Stack
5 4 (3.70%) JSON
5 4 (3.70%) LAPP Stack
5 4 (3.70%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (3.70%) Sensu
6 2 (1.85%) Kafka
6 2 (1.85%) Node.js
6 2 (1.85%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.78%) Cloud Native
1 3 (2.78%) Linux Command Line
1 3 (2.78%) Public Cloud
1 3 (2.78%) Tandem
1 3 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (1.85%) NHS
3 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.93%) Data Centre
3 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 71 (65.74%) Linux
2 18 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 18 (16.67%) Windows
3 12 (11.11%) CentOS
4 7 (6.48%) Unix
5 3 (2.78%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.85%) CoreOS
7 1 (0.93%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (79.63%) DevOps
2 43 (39.81%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (32.41%) Configuration Management
4 33 (30.56%) Migration
5 22 (20.37%) Infrastructure as Code
6 13 (12.04%) DevSecOps
7 12 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 11 (10.19%) Infrastructure Automation
9 10 (9.26%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (7.41%) Scrum
12 7 (6.48%) Open Source
12 7 (6.48%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (5.56%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 5 (4.63%) Analytics
15 4 (3.70%) Continuous Deployment
15 4 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 4 (3.70%) Problem-Solving
16 3 (2.78%) Network Virtualisation
16 3 (2.78%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 21 (19.44%) SQL
2 17 (15.74%) Java
3 12 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 10 (9.26%) PHP
4 10 (9.26%) Ruby
5 9 (8.33%) Python
6 8 (7.41%) PowerShell
7 5 (4.63%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.85%) C#
8 2 (1.85%) Go
8 2 (1.85%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.85%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.85%) Rust
Qualifications
1 47 (43.52%) Security Cleared
2 46 (42.59%) SC Cleared
3 12 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (10.19%) MCSA
4 11 (10.19%) RHCE
5 10 (9.26%) AWS Certification
5 10 (9.26%) RHCSA
6 3 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.93%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.93%) MCSE
7 1 (0.93%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.78%) GDPR
2 1 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 27 (25.00%) Docker
2 19 (17.59%) Active Directory
3 10 (9.26%) PowerDNS
4 6 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.85%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 50 (46.30%) Ansible
2 49 (45.37%) Puppet
3 18 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (12.04%) Kubernetes
5 12 (11.11%) Hadoop YARN
6 11 (10.19%) Packer
7 10 (9.26%) Consul
7 10 (9.26%) NetBackup
8 5 (4.63%) Docker Swarm
9 4 (3.70%) HAProxy
10 3 (2.78%) FortiGate
10 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (2.78%) SCCM
10 3 (2.78%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 24 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 19 (17.59%) Cloudera
3 13 (12.04%) Splunk
4 11 (10.19%) Red Hat
5 7 (6.48%) VMware
6 5 (4.63%) Oracle
7 4 (3.70%) Atlassian
8 3 (2.78%) Aerohive Networks
8 3 (2.78%) Apple
8 3 (2.78%) Cisco
8 3 (2.78%) Darktrace
8 3 (2.78%) Google
8 3 (2.78%) Juniper
8 3 (2.78%) Meraki
8 3 (2.78%) Polycom
8 3 (2.78%) TOWER Software
8 3 (2.78%) Zscaler
9 2 (1.85%) Veracode