Period
to 17 June 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 17 June 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
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 95 102
Rank change year-on-year +31 +7 +23
Contract jobs citing Continuous Delivery 60 33 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.96% 1.64% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.59% 1.99% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 12
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £463 £390 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.59% +9.47% -8.06%
10th Percentile £381 £310 £313
90th Percentile £555 £625 £438
South East median daily rate £475 £425 £475
% change year-on-year +11.76% -10.53% +23.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £66.50 £64.79 £47.50
% change year-on-year +2.64% +36.40% -

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 1,673 1,661 1,676
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 82.58% 82.60% 85.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 902 790 892
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +9.59%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £435 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +5.45% +3.13% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 47 33
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.28 £16.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.78% +14.29% -15.15%
10th Percentile £10.14 £9.00 £10.23
90th Percentile £47.65 £77.50 £44.10
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year +25.00% -22.33% +18.25%

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 17 June 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 17 June 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 +15 49 £450 +15.38% 5
Continuous Delivery
South East

For the 6 months to 17 June 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 45 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 38 (63.33%) Git (software)
3 37 (61.67%) OpenShift
3 37 (61.67%) DevOps
4 34 (56.67%) JIRA
5 33 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (53.33%) Linux
7 30 (50.00%) MongoDB
8 26 (43.33%) Confluence
8 26 (43.33%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (41.67%) PostgreSQL
10 24 (40.00%) NuoDB
11 23 (38.33%) Redis
12 22 (36.67%) IBM
12 22 (36.67%) Java
13 20 (33.33%) TDD
14 19 (31.67%) PaaS
15 17 (28.33%) IaaS
15 17 (28.33%) Selenium
15 17 (28.33%) Finance
16 16 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
16 16 (26.67%) Node.js
16 16 (26.67%) AngularJS
17 15 (25.00%) Docker
17 15 (25.00%) Load Balancing
18 14 (23.33%) RabbitMQ
18 14 (23.33%) Firewall
18 14 (23.33%) Red Hat
18 14 (23.33%) OpenStack
19 13 (21.67%) Python

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 26 (43.33%) Confluence
2 14 (23.33%) OpenStack
3 11 (18.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.67%) CMS
4 1 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.67%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.67%) IIS
4 1 (1.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (3.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 37 (61.67%) OpenShift
2 19 (31.67%) PaaS
3 17 (28.33%) IaaS
4 16 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (3.33%) npm
6 1 (1.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (23.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 25 (41.67%) PostgreSQL
3 24 (40.00%) NuoDB
4 23 (38.33%) Redis
5 12 (20.00%) MySQL
6 8 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (13.33%) NoSQL
7 3 (5.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 45 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 38 (63.33%) Git (software)
3 34 (56.67%) JIRA
4 17 (28.33%) Selenium
5 9 (15.00%) Maven
5 9 (15.00%) SonarQube
5 9 (15.00%) Sonatype Nexus
6 7 (11.67%) GitLab
7 5 (8.33%) Artifactory
8 3 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (5.00%) Eclipse
9 2 (3.33%) Appium
9 2 (3.33%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (3.33%) Mocha
9 2 (3.33%) Protractor
10 1 (1.67%) Bitbucket
10 1 (1.67%) Calabash
10 1 (1.67%) git-flow
10 1 (1.67%) Travis CI
10 1 (1.67%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (28.33%) Finance
2 12 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Electronics
3 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.33%) Marketing
3 2 (3.33%) Retail Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (20.00%) Developer
3 11 (18.33%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (11.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 7 (11.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 6 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
5 6 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) DevOps Manager
6 5 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Python Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Software Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Java Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Java Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) AWS DevOps
8 3 (5.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Technical Manager
9 2 (3.33%) AWS Developer
9 2 (3.33%) DevOps Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (26.67%) AngularJS
1 16 (26.67%) Node.js
2 14 (23.33%) RabbitMQ
3 13 (21.67%) RESTful
4 10 (16.67%) SOAP
4 10 (16.67%) Web Services
5 9 (15.00%) Spring Boot
6 8 (13.33%) JSON
6 8 (13.33%) LAMP
6 8 (13.33%) LAPP Stack
6 8 (13.33%) RAML
6 8 (13.33%) REST
6 8 (13.33%) Swagger
6 8 (13.33%) XML
6 8 (13.33%) YAML
7 7 (11.67%) Spring
8 4 (6.67%) HTML
8 4 (6.67%) Middleware
9 3 (5.00%) CSS
10 2 (3.33%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.67%) Blog
2 1 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 32 (53.33%) Linux
2 3 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.67%) Android
3 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.67%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (61.67%) DevOps
2 33 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (43.33%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (33.33%) TDD
5 15 (25.00%) Load Balancing
6 13 (21.67%) Test Automation
7 10 (16.67%) Open Source
8 8 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (11.67%) Build Automation
9 7 (11.67%) Process Improvement
9 7 (11.67%) Scrum
9 7 (11.67%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (10.00%) BDD
10 6 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (10.00%) Release Management
10 6 (10.00%) Software Engineering
11 4 (6.67%) API Development
11 4 (6.67%) Deployment Automation
11 4 (6.67%) OO
11 4 (6.67%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 22 (36.67%) Java
2 13 (21.67%) Python
3 9 (15.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (15.00%) Ruby
3 9 (15.00%) SQL
4 8 (13.33%) Bash Shell
5 6 (10.00%) C#
6 5 (8.33%) Groovy
6 5 (8.33%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.33%) C++
8 1 (1.67%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.67%) C
8 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.00%) Degree
2 2 (3.33%) APMG
2 2 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.67%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 15 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (15.00%) Ansible
2 5 (8.33%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.67%) Kibana
Vendors
1 22 (36.67%) IBM
2 14 (23.33%) Red Hat
3 3 (5.00%) Oracle
4 2 (3.33%) SAP