Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 89 97
Rank change year-on-year +13 +8 -10
Contract jobs citing Continuous Deployment 21 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.47% 0.60% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 0.73% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 7
Birmingham median daily rate £500 £400 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -8.05% +16.00%
10th Percentile £414 £364 £306
90th Percentile £541 £490 £575
West Midlands median daily rate £470 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +10.59% +6.25% -
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 1,182 1,235 1,310
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 82.48% 82.55% 83.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 807 898 855
Birmingham median daily rate £413 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% -3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £222 £239 £250
90th Percentile £550 £525 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 18 31
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £14.61 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.69% -2.62% -30.31%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.88 £10.60
90th Percentile £23.53 £46.40 £36.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £23.48 £17.50
% change year-on-year -36.12% +34.17% -18.60%

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 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Deployment in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 20 (95.24%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 13 (61.90%) Docker
3 13 (61.90%) TDD
4 12 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (47.62%) C#
5 10 (47.62%) .NET
5 10 (47.62%) ASP.NET
5 10 (47.62%) UML
5 10 (47.62%) JIRA
5 10 (47.62%) Microservices
6 9 (42.86%) Selenium
6 9 (42.86%) NUnit
6 9 (42.86%) Moq
6 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
7 8 (38.10%) Relational Database
8 7 (33.33%) Dynamics 365
8 7 (33.33%) REST
9 6 (28.57%) Test Automation
9 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
9 6 (28.57%) Linux
9 6 (28.57%) Configuration Management
9 6 (28.57%) OO
9 6 (28.57%) PHP
9 6 (28.57%) DevOps
10 5 (23.81%) HTML
10 5 (23.81%) Unix
10 5 (23.81%) Mac OS X
11 4 (19.05%) PostgreSQL

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) Apache
1 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (4.76%) GlassFish
1 1 (4.76%) IIS
1 1 (4.76%) JBoss
1 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 12 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (33.33%) Dynamics 365
3 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (9.52%) Azure Functions
4 2 (9.52%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) DNS
1 1 (4.76%) Firewall
1 1 (4.76%) HTTP
1 1 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (4.76%) iSCSI
1 1 (4.76%) SMS
1 1 (4.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) Relational Database
2 4 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (14.29%) RDBMS
4 2 (9.52%) MySQL
4 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
5 1 (4.76%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 14 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 10 (47.62%) JIRA
3 9 (42.86%) Moq
3 9 (42.86%) NUnit
3 9 (42.86%) Selenium
4 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 4 (19.05%) PHPUnit
6 2 (9.52%) MSTest
7 1 (4.76%) Bugzilla
7 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
7 1 (4.76%) JUnit
7 1 (4.76%) Maven
7 1 (4.76%) Mockito
7 1 (4.76%) MSBuild
7 1 (4.76%) SpecFlow
7 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 1 (4.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Architect
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Technical Architect
5 3 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 3 (14.29%) PHP Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (9.52%) .NET Architect
6 2 (9.52%) Backend Developer
6 2 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Digital Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Agile Scrum Master
7 1 (4.76%) AWS Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (4.76%) C# Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Linux Developer
7 1 (4.76%) PHP Zend Developer
7 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Backend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) .NET
1 10 (47.62%) ASP.NET
2 7 (33.33%) REST
3 5 (23.81%) HTML
4 4 (19.05%) Doctrine
5 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (14.29%) Behat
5 3 (14.29%) JMS
5 3 (14.29%) jQuery
6 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
6 2 (9.52%) Ajax
6 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
6 2 (9.52%) Dojo
6 2 (9.52%) Entity Framework
6 2 (9.52%) Hibernate
6 2 (9.52%) HTML5
6 2 (9.52%) Node.js
6 2 (9.52%) Spring
7 1 (4.76%) Laravel
7 1 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Linux
2 5 (23.81%) Mac OS X
2 5 (23.81%) Unix
3 1 (4.76%) CentOS
3 1 (4.76%) Debian
3 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
3 1 (4.76%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (61.90%) TDD
3 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (47.62%) Microservices
4 10 (47.62%) UML
5 6 (28.57%) Configuration Management
5 6 (28.57%) DevOps
5 6 (28.57%) OO
5 6 (28.57%) Test Automation
6 4 (19.05%) BDD
6 4 (19.05%) OO PHP
6 4 (19.05%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (19.05%) Web Design
6 4 (19.05%) Web Development
7 3 (14.29%) Domain-Driven Design
7 3 (14.29%) Line Management
7 3 (14.29%) MVC
7 3 (14.29%) Scrum
7 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) C#
2 6 (28.57%) PHP
3 4 (19.05%) Java
3 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 3 (14.29%) SQL
5 2 (9.52%) Python
6 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.76%) Go
6 1 (4.76%) Java 8
6 1 (4.76%) Perl
6 1 (4.76%) PHP 7
6 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 13 (61.90%) Docker
2 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.76%) NFS
2 1 (4.76%) Samba
2 1 (4.76%) Squid
2 1 (4.76%) Varnish
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Puppet
2 2 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.76%) Ansible
3 1 (4.76%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (4.76%) Capistrano
3 1 (4.76%) HAProxy
3 1 (4.76%) Kubernetes
3 1 (4.76%) Nagios
3 1 (4.76%) Terraform
3 1 (4.76%) WMI
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) Zend
3 1 (4.76%) Jaspersoft
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.76%) Splunk
3 1 (4.76%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) WSO2
3 1 (4.76%) Xamarin