Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 57 90
Rank change year-on-year -12 +33 +38
Contract jobs citing Continuous Delivery 58 86 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.06% 3.82% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.58% 4.62% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 25 15
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £381 £438 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.86% +20.69% +16.00%
10th Percentile £290 £363 £313
90th Percentile £441 £625 £438
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +11.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £42.00 £57.00 £57.16
% change year-on-year -26.32% -0.27% -

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 1,618 1,861 1,540
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 85.43% 82.75% 84.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 894 859 864
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £249 £228 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £435 £414 £400
% change year-on-year +5.20% +3.38% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 70 50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.33% +7.14% -30.00%
10th Percentile £9.09 £9.27 £9.00
90th Percentile £46.38 £77.50 £46.90
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.25 £22.75
% change year-on-year +23.47% -10.99% +1.11%

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 -7 48 £375 -11.76% 6
Continuous Delivery
South East

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 37 (63.79%) Jenkins
2 36 (62.07%) Git (software)
3 33 (56.90%) JIRA
3 33 (56.90%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (53.45%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (51.72%) DevOps
6 29 (50.00%) Java
7 27 (46.55%) OpenShift
8 25 (43.10%) Linux
9 23 (39.66%) Open Source
10 21 (36.21%) Python
10 21 (36.21%) TDD
11 20 (34.48%) Confluence
12 19 (32.76%) NuoDB
13 18 (31.03%) Redis
13 18 (31.03%) Test Automation
14 17 (29.31%) MongoDB
14 17 (29.31%) Docker
15 16 (27.59%) REST
15 16 (27.59%) PostgreSQL
15 16 (27.59%) IBM
15 16 (27.59%) SOAP
16 15 (25.86%) JavaScript
16 15 (25.86%) Banking
16 15 (25.86%) JSON
16 15 (25.86%) Ruby
16 15 (25.86%) Ansible
17 14 (24.14%) Node.js
17 14 (24.14%) Selenium
17 14 (24.14%) Bash Shell

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 20 (34.48%) Confluence
2 13 (22.41%) Tomcat
3 6 (10.34%) OpenStack
4 3 (5.17%) CMS
4 3 (5.17%) EPiServer
4 3 (5.17%) Umbraco
5 2 (3.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.72%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 27 (46.55%) OpenShift
2 6 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (10.34%) IaaS
2 6 (10.34%) PaaS
3 2 (3.45%) iPaaS
3 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.72%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.34%) Firewall
2 2 (3.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (32.76%) NuoDB
2 18 (31.03%) Redis
3 17 (29.31%) MongoDB
4 16 (27.59%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (18.97%) MySQL
6 10 (17.24%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (17.24%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.72%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 37 (63.79%) Jenkins
2 36 (62.07%) Git (software)
3 33 (56.90%) JIRA
4 14 (24.14%) Selenium
5 10 (17.24%) Maven
6 8 (13.79%) Appium
7 6 (10.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (8.62%) SonarQube
8 5 (8.62%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (6.90%) Artifactory
9 4 (6.90%) git-flow
10 3 (5.17%) GitLab
11 2 (3.45%) Bitbucket
11 2 (3.45%) Calabash
11 2 (3.45%) WebDriver
12 1 (1.72%) Cucumber
12 1 (1.72%) JUnit
12 1 (1.72%) SoapUI
12 1 (1.72%) Travis CI
12 1 (1.72%) Xcode
General
1 15 (25.86%) Banking
2 14 (24.14%) Finance
3 2 (3.45%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Retail
3 2 (3.45%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (22.41%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (13.79%) Developer
2 8 (13.79%) Operations Engineer
2 8 (13.79%) Software Engineer
3 7 (12.07%) Automation Tester
3 7 (12.07%) Tester
4 5 (8.62%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) Python Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Architect
5 4 (6.90%) QA Automation Tester
5 4 (6.90%) QA Tester
5 4 (6.90%) Release Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (3.45%) Integration Architect
7 2 (3.45%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.45%) Technical Architect
7 2 (3.45%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (27.59%) REST
1 16 (27.59%) SOAP
2 15 (25.86%) JSON
3 14 (24.14%) Node.js
4 13 (22.41%) RESTful
4 13 (22.41%) Web Services
4 13 (22.41%) XML
5 12 (20.69%) AngularJS
6 10 (17.24%) LAMP
6 10 (17.24%) LAPP Stack
6 10 (17.24%) RAML
6 10 (17.24%) Spring
6 10 (17.24%) Swagger
6 10 (17.24%) YAML
7 9 (15.52%) Middleware
8 8 (13.79%) Spring Boot
9 6 (10.34%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (3.45%) .NET
10 2 (3.45%) OAuth
10 2 (3.45%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (8.62%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.45%) Replication
3 1 (1.72%) Blog
3 1 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 25 (43.10%) Linux
2 3 (5.17%) Android
2 3 (5.17%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.45%) Mac OS X
3 2 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (56.90%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (53.45%) Continuous Integration
3 30 (51.72%) DevOps
4 23 (39.66%) Open Source
5 21 (36.21%) TDD
6 18 (31.03%) Test Automation
7 13 (22.41%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (20.69%) BDD
9 10 (17.24%) Deployment Automation
10 9 (15.52%) Load Balancing
10 9 (15.52%) OO
10 9 (15.52%) OOP
10 9 (15.52%) Software Engineering
11 7 (12.07%) Microservices
11 7 (12.07%) Scrum
12 6 (10.34%) API Development
12 6 (10.34%) Build Automation
12 6 (10.34%) Problem-Solving
13 5 (8.62%) Configuration Management
13 5 (8.62%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 29 (50.00%) Java
2 21 (36.21%) Python
3 15 (25.86%) JavaScript
3 15 (25.86%) Ruby
4 14 (24.14%) Bash Shell
5 12 (20.69%) SQL
6 11 (18.97%) C#
7 9 (15.52%) C++
8 8 (13.79%) Groovy
9 3 (5.17%) PowerShell
9 3 (5.17%) VBScript
10 2 (3.45%) Apple Swift
11 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (8.62%) Degree
1 5 (8.62%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) QA
System Software
1 17 (29.31%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (25.86%) Ansible
2 9 (15.52%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.72%) Kibana
Vendors
1 16 (27.59%) IBM
2 6 (10.34%) Red Hat
3 3 (5.17%) Oracle
4 2 (3.45%) New Relic
5 1 (1.72%) Microsoft