Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 10 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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 39 81
Rank change year-on-year -32 +42 +42
Contract jobs citing Continuous Delivery 45 126 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.67% 5.34% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.02% 6.41% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 20 6
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £431 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.04% +24.10% -5.76%
10th Percentile £290 £363 £314
90th Percentile £422 £625 £380
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,488 1,966 1,449
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 88.41% 83.31% 85.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 859 914 797
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £400 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% -1.23% +8.00%
10th Percentile £240 £255 £223
90th Percentile £588 £530 £550
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.00% +6.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 94 68
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £16.83 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.84% +12.20% -6.66%
10th Percentile £10.98 £10.00 £9.49
90th Percentile £34.13 £48.75 £41.80
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £23.00 £24.23
% change year-on-year +9.22% -5.06% -3.10%

Continuous Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Delivery in Buckinghamshire

Continuous Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Delivery in Buckinghamshire

Continuous Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Delivery in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Delivery in Buckinghamshire

Continuous Delivery
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 10 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
Milton Keynes -20 35 £375 -9.09% 3
Continuous Delivery
South East

For the 6 months to 10 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Continuous Delivery.

1 34 (75.56%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (57.78%) Jenkins
2 26 (57.78%) DevOps
3 25 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
3 25 (55.56%) Git (software)
4 24 (53.33%) JIRA
5 22 (48.89%) Java
6 18 (40.00%) OpenShift
7 17 (37.78%) Linux
7 17 (37.78%) Confluence
8 16 (35.56%) Open Source
8 16 (35.56%) NuoDB
9 15 (33.33%) Redis
9 15 (33.33%) Selenium
10 14 (31.11%) JavaScript
11 13 (28.89%) IBM
11 13 (28.89%) TDD
11 13 (28.89%) PostgreSQL
11 13 (28.89%) MongoDB
12 12 (26.67%) Load Balancing
12 12 (26.67%) Banking
13 11 (24.44%) Docker
14 10 (22.22%) Finance
14 10 (22.22%) Python
14 10 (22.22%) C#
14 10 (22.22%) SOAP
14 10 (22.22%) REST
14 10 (22.22%) BDD
14 10 (22.22%) Test Automation
15 9 (20.00%) Amazon AWS

Continuous Delivery
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 17 (37.78%) Confluence
2 9 (20.00%) OpenStack
3 7 (15.56%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.67%) CMS
4 3 (6.67%) EPiServer
4 3 (6.67%) Umbraco
5 2 (4.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (2.22%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 18 (40.00%) OpenShift
2 9 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (20.00%) IaaS
2 9 (20.00%) PaaS
3 2 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (4.44%) iPaaS
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (4.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (35.56%) NuoDB
2 15 (33.33%) Redis
3 13 (28.89%) MongoDB
3 13 (28.89%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (8.89%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (8.89%) MySQL
4 4 (8.89%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.22%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 26 (57.78%) Jenkins
2 25 (55.56%) Git (software)
3 24 (53.33%) JIRA
4 15 (33.33%) Selenium
5 7 (15.56%) Appium
6 5 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (8.89%) git-flow
7 4 (8.89%) Maven
8 3 (6.67%) GitLab
9 2 (4.44%) Bitbucket
9 2 (4.44%) Calabash
9 2 (4.44%) WebDriver
10 1 (2.22%) Artifactory
10 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
10 1 (2.22%) SoapUI
10 1 (2.22%) SonarQube
10 1 (2.22%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (2.22%) Travis CI
10 1 (2.22%) Xcode
General
1 12 (26.67%) Banking
2 10 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (4.44%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Retail
4 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (35.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (15.56%) Automation Tester
2 7 (15.56%) Tester
3 4 (8.89%) Architect
3 4 (8.89%) QA Automation Tester
3 4 (8.89%) QA Tester
3 4 (8.89%) Release Manager
4 3 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (6.67%) Developer
4 3 (6.67%) DevOps Manager
4 3 (6.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (6.67%) Software Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Java Automation Tester
5 2 (4.44%) Java Developer
5 2 (4.44%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.22%) REST
1 10 (22.22%) SOAP
2 9 (20.00%) JSON
2 9 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
3 8 (17.78%) Node.js
3 8 (17.78%) Spring
4 7 (15.56%) Web Services
4 7 (15.56%) XML
5 6 (13.33%) Middleware
5 6 (13.33%) Spring Boot
6 5 (11.11%) RESTful
7 4 (8.89%) AngularJS
7 4 (8.89%) LAMP
7 4 (8.89%) LAPP Stack
7 4 (8.89%) RAML
7 4 (8.89%) Swagger
7 4 (8.89%) YAML
8 2 (4.44%) .NET
8 2 (4.44%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (4.44%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (37.78%) Linux
2 3 (6.67%) Android
2 3 (6.67%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.44%) Mac OS X
3 2 (4.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (75.56%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (57.78%) DevOps
3 25 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (35.56%) Open Source
5 13 (28.89%) TDD
6 12 (26.67%) Load Balancing
7 10 (22.22%) BDD
7 10 (22.22%) Test Automation
8 8 (17.78%) Deployment Automation
8 8 (17.78%) OO
8 8 (17.78%) OOP
9 7 (15.56%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (15.56%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (13.33%) Scrum
11 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
11 5 (11.11%) Configuration Management
11 5 (11.11%) Microservices
11 5 (11.11%) SOA
12 4 (8.89%) QA Automation
12 4 (8.89%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 22 (48.89%) Java
2 14 (31.11%) JavaScript
3 10 (22.22%) C#
3 10 (22.22%) Python
4 9 (20.00%) Ruby
5 8 (17.78%) Bash Shell
5 8 (17.78%) C++
6 6 (13.33%) SQL
7 3 (6.67%) Groovy
7 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
7 3 (6.67%) VBScript
8 2 (4.44%) Apple Swift
9 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Degree
1 5 (11.11%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 11 (24.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) Ansible
2 4 (8.89%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.22%) Kibana
Vendors
1 13 (28.89%) IBM
2 9 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (8.89%) Oracle
4 2 (4.44%) New Relic
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft