Period
to 9 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Continuous Deployment skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Continuous Deployment over the 6 months to 9 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 Deployment
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 81 92
Rank change year-on-year -1 +11 -4
Contract jobs citing Continuous Deployment 15 19 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.06% 1.16% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 1.40% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 5
Birmingham median daily rate £500 £438 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -20.45% +29.41%
10th Percentile £424 £365 £414
90th Percentile £565 £663 £575
West Midlands median daily rate £470 £438 £433
% change year-on-year +7.43% +1.16% -3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

Continuous Deployment 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 Birmingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,177 1,353 1,228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 83.42% 82.90% 83.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 810 995 770
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £224 £229 £250
90th Percentile £563 £530 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 23 36
Birmingham median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -10.45% -4.29%
10th Percentile £10.77 £9.69 £10.60
90th Percentile £23.25 £51.20 £32.10
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.86 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -36.56% +38.89% -10.00%

Continuous Deployment
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Continuous Deployment as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Deployment in Birmingham

Continuous Deployment
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Deployment in Birmingham

Continuous Deployment
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Deployment in Birmingham over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Deployment in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Deployment 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Continuous Deployment.

1 15 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (86.67%) Jenkins
2 13 (86.67%) Docker
3 10 (66.67%) TDD
3 10 (66.67%) UML
4 9 (60.00%) C#
4 9 (60.00%) .NET
4 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 9 (60.00%) NUnit
4 9 (60.00%) JIRA
4 9 (60.00%) Selenium
4 9 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (60.00%) Moq
4 9 (60.00%) Microservices
5 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
6 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (46.67%) Dynamics 365
7 6 (40.00%) Relational Database
8 5 (33.33%) OO
9 4 (26.67%) Unix
9 4 (26.67%) Linux
9 4 (26.67%) PHP
9 4 (26.67%) Mac OS X
9 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
9 4 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (26.67%) Web Development
9 4 (26.67%) Zend
9 4 (26.67%) PHPUnit
9 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
9 4 (26.67%) Test Automation

Continuous Deployment
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Cloud Services
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (46.67%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (13.33%) Azure Functions
3 2 (13.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (86.67%) Jenkins
2 9 (60.00%) JIRA
2 9 (60.00%) Moq
2 9 (60.00%) NUnit
2 9 (60.00%) Selenium
3 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (26.67%) PHPUnit
4 2 (13.33%) MSTest
5 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
5 1 (6.67%) JUnit
5 1 (6.67%) Mockito
5 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) Architect
3 5 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Technical Architect
5 3 (20.00%) .NET Developer
5 3 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (13.33%) .NET Architect
6 2 (13.33%) Backend Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Digital Developer
6 2 (13.33%) PHP Developer
7 1 (6.67%) AWS Developer
7 1 (6.67%) C# Architect
7 1 (6.67%) Data Architect
7 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) Linux Developer
7 1 (6.67%) PHP Zend Developer
7 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Senior .NET Architect
7 1 (6.67%) Senior Architect
7 1 (6.67%) Senior Backend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) .NET
1 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (26.67%) Doctrine
2 4 (26.67%) REST
3 3 (20.00%) Behat
3 3 (20.00%) JMS
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (13.33%) Dojo
4 2 (13.33%) Entity Framework
4 2 (13.33%) HTML
4 2 (13.33%) HTML5
4 2 (13.33%) jQuery
4 2 (13.33%) Node.js
5 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
5 1 (6.67%) J2EE
5 1 (6.67%) Java EE
5 1 (6.67%) JPA
5 1 (6.67%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
1 4 (26.67%) Mac OS X
1 4 (26.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (66.67%) TDD
2 10 (66.67%) UML
3 9 (60.00%) Microservices
4 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (33.33%) OO
6 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
6 4 (26.67%) DevOps
6 4 (26.67%) OO PHP
6 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
6 4 (26.67%) Web Development
7 3 (20.00%) BDD
7 3 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
7 3 (20.00%) Line Management
7 3 (20.00%) OOP
7 3 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (20.00%) SOA
7 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) C#
2 4 (26.67%) PHP
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Go
4 1 (6.67%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 13 (86.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Ansible
1 1 (6.67%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (6.67%) Kubernetes
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
1 1 (6.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Zend