Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Continuous Delivery skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Continuous Delivery over the 6 months to 13 December 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.

Continuous Delivery
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 133 148
Rank change year-on-year -7 +15 +9
Contract jobs citing Continuous Delivery 35 37 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.81% 0.90% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 1.06% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 24 17
Berkshire median daily rate £520 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% - -3.03%
10th Percentile £420 £300 £323
90th Percentile £615 £568 £518
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £42.00 £49.50 £59.31
% change year-on-year -15.15% -16.54% -

Continuous Delivery is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,701 3,485 3,509
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 85.41% 84.73% 83.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,752 1,822 1,867
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £244 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 110 135
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.50 £14.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.28% -21.62% -27.55%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.50 £41.50 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £22.75 £24.23
% change year-on-year +10.42% -6.09% -3.10%

Continuous Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Continuous Delivery as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Delivery in Berkshire

Continuous Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Continuous Delivery in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Delivery in Berkshire

Continuous Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Delivery in Berkshire over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Delivery in Berkshire

Continuous Delivery
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Delivery within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 13 December 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
Reading +1 20 £516 +56.44% 5
Newbury -4 4 £300 -6.25% 3
Slough - 2 - - 1
Maidenhead -4 1 - - 3
Wokingham - 1 £575 -
Continuous Delivery
South East

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Delivery 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Continuous Delivery.

1 23 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (62.86%) Continuous Integration
2 22 (62.86%) DevOps
3 21 (60.00%) Analytics
3 21 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 20 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 19 (54.29%) Test Automation
6 17 (48.57%) SQL
6 17 (48.57%) Visual Studio
7 16 (45.71%) Windows
8 15 (42.86%) IaaS
8 15 (42.86%) Power BI
8 15 (42.86%) Scrum
9 14 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (40.00%) PowerShell
9 14 (40.00%) PaaS
9 14 (40.00%) Security Testing
9 14 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 14 (40.00%) HDInsight
9 14 (40.00%) Data Lake
10 13 (37.14%) Virtual Machines
10 13 (37.14%) Visual Studio Team System
10 13 (37.14%) Data Management
11 11 (31.43%) JavaScript
11 11 (31.43%) Data Science
11 11 (31.43%) Data-Driven Testing
12 9 (25.71%) Python
13 8 (22.86%) Java
13 8 (22.86%) Big Data
13 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills

Continuous Delivery
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 4 (11.43%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (5.71%) Apache
2 2 (5.71%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.86%) Confluence
3 1 (2.86%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 20 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (42.86%) IaaS
3 14 (40.00%) PaaS
4 5 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (8.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (8.57%) SaaS
6 2 (5.71%) Amazon SageMaker
6 2 (5.71%) npm
7 1 (2.86%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (2.86%) Datadog
7 1 (2.86%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) HTTP
2 1 (2.86%) DVB
2 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (42.86%) Power BI
2 14 (40.00%) Data Lake
2 14 (40.00%) HDInsight
2 14 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (22.86%) Big Data
4 5 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (14.29%) MongoDB
5 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
6 3 (8.57%) NoSQL
6 3 (8.57%) Redis
7 2 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.86%) Cosmos DB
8 1 (2.86%) DB2
8 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
8 1 (2.86%) MySQL
8 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (48.57%) Visual Studio
2 13 (37.14%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
3 4 (11.43%) Jenkins
4 3 (8.57%) Maven
4 3 (8.57%) webpack
5 2 (5.71%) Ant
5 2 (5.71%) JMeter
5 2 (5.71%) Selenium
6 1 (2.86%) AnthillPro
6 1 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.86%) Hudson
6 1 (2.86%) JIRA
6 1 (2.86%) JProfiler
6 1 (2.86%) Mockito
6 1 (2.86%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) Azure Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Azure DevOps
3 6 (17.14%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Angular Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) .NET Software Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Big Data Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) C# Software Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Data Analytics Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Data Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Data Scientist
7 2 (5.71%) DevOps Specialist
7 2 (5.71%) Elasticsearch Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.71%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 5 (14.29%) .NET
2 5 (14.29%) Kafka
3 4 (11.43%) Web Services
4 3 (8.57%) CSS
4 3 (8.57%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (8.57%) HTML
4 3 (8.57%) JSON
4 3 (8.57%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (8.57%) REST
4 3 (8.57%) Sensu
5 2 (5.71%) J2EE
5 2 (5.71%) JMS
5 2 (5.71%) Natural Language Processing
5 2 (5.71%) React
5 2 (5.71%) WPF
5 2 (5.71%) XML
6 1 (2.86%) Middleware
6 1 (2.86%) Node.js
6 1 (2.86%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) Public Cloud
3 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.57%) Social Media
4 2 (5.71%) Algorithms
4 2 (5.71%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (45.71%) Windows
2 5 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.86%) Unix
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (62.86%) Continuous Integration
2 22 (62.86%) DevOps
3 21 (60.00%) Analytics
4 19 (54.29%) Test Automation
5 15 (42.86%) Scrum
6 14 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (40.00%) Security Testing
7 13 (37.14%) Data Management
8 11 (31.43%) Data Science
8 11 (31.43%) Data-Driven Testing
9 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
10 5 (14.29%) Data Analytics
10 5 (14.29%) Visualisation
11 4 (11.43%) Artificial Intelligence
11 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
11 4 (11.43%) Machine Learning
11 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
11 4 (11.43%) Open Source
11 4 (11.43%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 17 (48.57%) SQL
2 14 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 11 (31.43%) JavaScript
4 9 (25.71%) Python
5 8 (22.86%) Java
6 6 (17.14%) Bash Shell
6 6 (17.14%) C#
7 4 (11.43%) Perl
8 2 (5.71%) AWK
8 2 (5.71%) R
8 2 (5.71%) Ruby
8 2 (5.71%) Scala
9 1 (2.86%) C++
9 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.86%) Master's Degree
3 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) QA
System Software
1 13 (37.14%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (14.29%) Apache Flume
2 5 (14.29%) Docker
3 3 (8.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) Ansible
2 5 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (11.43%) Grafana
3 4 (11.43%) Puppet
4 3 (8.57%) Graphite
4 3 (8.57%) Mesos
4 3 (8.57%) Nagios
4 3 (8.57%) Salt
4 3 (8.57%) StatsD
4 3 (8.57%) ZABBIX
5 2 (5.71%) Kibana
6 1 (2.86%) Kubernetes
6 1 (2.86%) Prometheus
6 1 (2.86%) Suricata
6 1 (2.86%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) Splunk
3 3 (8.57%) New Relic
4 2 (5.71%) Progress
4 2 (5.71%) Tableau
5 1 (2.86%) AppDynamics
5 1 (2.86%) Cloudera
5 1 (2.86%) Dynatrace
5 1 (2.86%) Google
5 1 (2.86%) HP
5 1 (2.86%) MapR
5 1 (2.86%) Qualys
5 1 (2.86%) Red Hat