Period
to 18 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London 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 18 July 2019 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
London > Central London
6 months to
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 125 123 122
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 -17
Contract jobs citing Continuous Delivery 170 212 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.97% 2.28% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% 2.57% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 168 123
Central London median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £449 £463 £401
90th Percentile £751 £696 £648
London median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Central London median hourly rate £65.00 £65.00 -
London median hourly rate £35.00 £65.00 -
% change year-on-year -46.15% - -

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 Central London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 7,759 8,237 6,733
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 90.12% 88.50% 88.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,013 6,407 5,141
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +0.10% +6.84%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £688 £675
London median daily rate £520 £500 £483
% change year-on-year +4.00% +3.63% +4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 125 70
Central London median hourly rate £21.34 £18.70 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.12% +0.03% -6.53%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.60 £12.86
90th Percentile £56.23 £38.49 £30.44
London median hourly rate £24.71 £24.50 £24.23
% change year-on-year +0.85% +1.11% +14.67%

Continuous Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Delivery in Central London

Continuous Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Delivery in Central London

Continuous Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Delivery in Central London over the 6 months to 18 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Delivery in Central London

Continuous Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Delivery in Central London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Continuous Delivery in Central London

Continuous Delivery
Contract Job Locations in Central London

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 Central London region over the 6 months to 18 July 2019. 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
City of London 0 128 £550 - 39
City of Westminster -11 14 £588 +11.90%
Southwark -27 10 £515 +5.64%
West End of London -1 8 £563 +2.27%
Continuous Delivery
London

For the 6 months to 18 July 2019, 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 Central London region with a requirement for Continuous Delivery.

1 114 (67.06%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (45.88%) Continuous Integration
3 77 (45.29%) DevOps
4 65 (38.24%) TDD
5 62 (36.47%) Amazon AWS
6 56 (32.94%) Microservices
7 53 (31.18%) Java
8 51 (30.00%) Python
9 49 (28.82%) Microsoft Azure
10 43 (25.29%) Test Automation
10 43 (25.29%) Docker
11 42 (24.71%) Scrum
12 39 (22.94%) Kafka
13 38 (22.35%) Linux
14 36 (21.18%) Git (software)
15 33 (19.41%) Jenkins
15 33 (19.41%) SQL
16 31 (18.24%) Finance
16 31 (18.24%) Serverless
17 29 (17.06%) BDD
18 27 (15.88%) Kubernetes
18 27 (15.88%) JIRA
19 25 (14.71%) C#
19 25 (14.71%) Confluence
20 23 (13.53%) Node.js
20 23 (13.53%) Elasticsearch
20 23 (13.53%) Relational Database
20 23 (13.53%) JavaScript
21 22 (12.94%) .NET
21 22 (12.94%) JSON

Continuous Delivery
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 25 (14.71%) Confluence
2 23 (13.53%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (7.65%) Apache Spark
4 10 (5.88%) Apache
5 4 (2.35%) IIS
5 4 (2.35%) WordPress
6 3 (1.76%) Jetty
6 3 (1.76%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (1.18%) CMS
7 2 (1.18%) JBoss
7 2 (1.18%) Oracle Self-Service HR
7 2 (1.18%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.59%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.59%) Gunicorn
8 1 (0.59%) Mongrel
8 1 (0.59%) nginx
8 1 (0.59%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.59%) SAS
8 1 (0.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.35%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.59%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 62 (36.47%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (28.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (18.24%) Serverless
4 18 (10.59%) AWS Lambda
5 17 (10.00%) Azure Functions
6 16 (9.41%) GitHub
7 15 (8.82%) Google Cloud Platform
8 14 (8.24%) AWS CloudFormation
9 11 (6.47%) Amazon EC2
9 11 (6.47%) Amazon S3
9 11 (6.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 9 (5.29%) Azure Data Factory
10 9 (5.29%) PaaS
11 8 (4.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 8 (4.71%) Amazon Glacier
11 8 (4.71%) Amazon SQS
11 8 (4.71%) AWS CloudTrail
12 7 (4.12%) IaaS
12 7 (4.12%) Power Platform
13 6 (3.53%) Fastly
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.94%) Firewall
1 5 (2.94%) Internet
2 4 (2.35%) DNS
3 2 (1.18%) Kerberos
3 2 (1.18%) SSH
3 2 (1.18%) VPN
4 1 (0.59%) HTTP
4 1 (0.59%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (13.53%) Relational Database
2 17 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 14 (8.24%) Amazon RDS
3 14 (8.24%) Big Data
4 12 (7.06%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (6.47%) Apache Cassandra
5 11 (6.47%) Hadoop
5 11 (6.47%) Redis
6 10 (5.88%) Cosmos DB
6 10 (5.88%) Neo4j
6 10 (5.88%) NoSQL
6 10 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
7 9 (5.29%) MySQL
8 7 (4.12%) Azure SQL Database
8 7 (4.12%) BigQuery
8 7 (4.12%) Data Lake
8 7 (4.12%) MongoDB
8 7 (4.12%) Power BI
9 6 (3.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 6 (3.53%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 36 (21.18%) Git (software)
2 33 (19.41%) Jenkins
3 27 (15.88%) JIRA
4 12 (7.06%) Visual Studio Team System
5 10 (5.88%) webpack
6 8 (4.71%) Maven
7 7 (4.12%) CircleCI
7 7 (4.12%) Selenium
8 6 (3.53%) Cucumber
8 6 (3.53%) TeamCity
8 6 (3.53%) Visual Studio
9 4 (2.35%) Babel
9 4 (2.35%) Gradle
9 4 (2.35%) Hudson
9 4 (2.35%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (2.35%) Subversion
10 3 (1.76%) Ant
10 3 (1.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (1.76%) JUnit
10 3 (1.76%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 31 (18.24%) Finance
2 16 (9.41%) Retail
3 9 (5.29%) Banking
4 8 (4.71%) Marketing
5 3 (1.76%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.18%) Electronics
6 2 (1.18%) Front Office
6 2 (1.18%) Games
6 2 (1.18%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.18%) Publishing
6 2 (1.18%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 69 (40.59%) Developer
2 31 (18.24%) DevOps Engineer
3 25 (14.71%) Java Developer
4 17 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 16 (9.41%) Architect
6 14 (8.24%) Azure DevOps
7 12 (7.06%) Python Developer
8 11 (6.47%) Azure Engineer
9 10 (5.88%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 9 (5.29%) AWS DevOps
10 9 (5.29%) Data Engineer
11 8 (4.71%) AWS Engineer
12 7 (4.12%) AWS Developer
12 7 (4.12%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 7 (4.12%) Delivery Manager
12 7 (4.12%) Scala Developer
13 6 (3.53%) Agile Delivery Manager
13 6 (3.53%) Lead DevOps
13 6 (3.53%) User Researcher
14 5 (2.94%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (22.94%) Kafka
2 23 (13.53%) Node.js
3 22 (12.94%) .NET
3 22 (12.94%) JSON
3 22 (12.94%) RESTful
4 15 (8.82%) XML
5 14 (8.24%) REST
6 13 (7.65%) HTML
7 12 (7.06%) AngularJS
7 12 (7.06%) Spring
8 11 (6.47%) CSS
8 11 (6.47%) SOAP
8 11 (6.47%) Web Services
9 10 (5.88%) Django
9 10 (5.88%) JMS
9 10 (5.88%) Sass
9 10 (5.88%) Spring Boot
10 9 (5.29%) Flask
11 8 (4.71%) Apache NiFi
11 8 (4.71%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.00%) User Experience
2 8 (4.71%) Public Cloud
3 7 (4.12%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (4.12%) iPad
4 6 (3.53%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.35%) Cloud Native
5 4 (2.35%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.76%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.76%) Derivative
7 2 (1.18%) Clustering
7 2 (1.18%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.18%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.59%) Equities
8 1 (0.59%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.59%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.59%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.59%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 38 (22.35%) Linux
2 10 (5.88%) Unix
3 5 (2.94%) CentOS
3 5 (2.94%) Mac OS X
3 5 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (2.94%) Windows
4 4 (2.35%) Android
5 3 (1.76%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.76%) Debian
5 3 (1.76%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.18%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.59%) Fedora
7 1 (0.59%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (67.06%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (45.88%) Continuous Integration
3 77 (45.29%) DevOps
4 65 (38.24%) TDD
5 56 (32.94%) Microservices
6 43 (25.29%) Test Automation
7 42 (24.71%) Scrum
8 29 (17.06%) BDD
9 20 (11.76%) Decision-Making
10 19 (11.18%) Data Modelling
10 19 (11.18%) ETL
10 19 (11.18%) Pair Programming
11 16 (9.41%) E-Commerce
12 15 (8.82%) Deployment Automation
12 15 (8.82%) Mentoring
12 15 (8.82%) Migration
13 14 (8.24%) Coaching
13 14 (8.24%) Continuous Improvement
13 14 (8.24%) Fintech
13 14 (8.24%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 53 (31.18%) Java
2 51 (30.00%) Python
3 33 (19.41%) SQL
4 25 (14.71%) C#
5 23 (13.53%) JavaScript
6 20 (11.76%) Bash Shell
6 20 (11.76%) Scala
7 18 (10.59%) Ruby
8 15 (8.82%) PowerShell
9 14 (8.24%) Java 8
10 8 (4.71%) T-SQL
10 8 (4.71%) TypeScript
11 7 (4.12%) Perl
12 6 (3.53%) PHP
13 4 (2.35%) Go
13 4 (2.35%) Groovy
13 4 (2.35%) PHP 7
14 3 (1.76%) C++
14 3 (1.76%) ES6
15 2 (1.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (11.18%) Security Cleared
2 13 (7.65%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.88%) Degree
4 6 (3.53%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (2.35%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (1.76%) RHCE
7 2 (1.18%) AWS Certification
7 2 (1.18%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.59%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.12%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.94%) QA
3 2 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (25.29%) Docker
2 5 (2.94%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.18%) Samba
4 2 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.59%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.59%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.59%) KVM
5 1 (0.59%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.59%) Xen
5 1 (0.59%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 27 (15.88%) Kubernetes
2 20 (11.76%) Ansible
3 16 (9.41%) Terraform
4 7 (4.12%) Graphite
5 6 (3.53%) Grafana
6 5 (2.94%) Puppet
7 4 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (1.76%) Hadoop YARN
8 3 (1.76%) Kibana
8 3 (1.76%) logstash
8 3 (1.76%) Marathon
8 3 (1.76%) Mesos
8 3 (1.76%) Prometheus
8 3 (1.76%) Salt
8 3 (1.76%) Suricata
9 2 (1.18%) Ambari
9 2 (1.18%) MIIS
10 1 (0.59%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.59%) Nagios
10 1 (0.59%) rkt
Vendors
1 19 (11.18%) Microsoft
2 14 (8.24%) Google
3 10 (5.88%) Oracle
4 9 (5.29%) Atlassian
4 9 (5.29%) Red Hat
5 7 (4.12%) SAP
5 7 (4.12%) Tableau
6 6 (3.53%) Databricks
6 6 (3.53%) Splunk
7 5 (2.94%) Cloudera
8 4 (2.35%) Hortonworks
8 4 (2.35%) hybris
8 4 (2.35%) New Relic
8 4 (2.35%) VMware
9 3 (1.76%) Adobe
9 3 (1.76%) Qualys
9 3 (1.76%) Sybase
10 2 (1.18%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.59%) Perforce
11 1 (0.59%) Rackspace