Period
to 28 February 2020

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 28 February 2020 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
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 112 95 120
Rank change year-on-year -17 +25 +30
Contract jobs citing Continuous Delivery 110 243 185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.88% 2.72% 2.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 3.04% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 181 160
Central London median daily rate £575 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -
10th Percentile £425 £400 £424
90th Percentile £731 £650 £650
London median daily rate £575 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
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 5,141 7,986 8,038
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 87.64% 89.27% 89.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,817 6,076 6,267
Central London median daily rate £505 £520 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.88% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £325
90th Percentile £675 £675 £688
London median daily rate £513 £513 £500
% change year-on-year - +2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 77 95
Central London median hourly rate £23.43 £20.65 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.48% -1.69% +5.42%
10th Percentile £13.55 £13.00 £11.81
90th Percentile £51.55 £41.25 £47.35
London median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year +12.00% +6.38% -6.00%

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 28 February 2020.

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 28 February 2020. 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 -12 96 £575 +4.55% 47
City of Westminster +8 4 £575 -
Southwark +40 1 £650 +21.50%
West End of London +37 1 - -
Continuous Delivery
London

For the 6 months to 28 February 2020, 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 72 (65.45%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (57.27%) Continuous Integration
3 46 (41.82%) DevOps
4 42 (38.18%) TDD
5 41 (37.27%) Java
6 37 (33.64%) JavaScript
7 36 (32.73%) Jenkins
8 33 (30.00%) Test Automation
9 30 (27.27%) Terraform
10 28 (25.45%) Python
11 22 (20.00%) Pair Programming
11 22 (20.00%) AWS
11 22 (20.00%) Infrastructure as Code
12 21 (19.09%) Microservices
12 21 (19.09%) GCP
12 21 (19.09%) Scala
12 21 (19.09%) Scrum
12 21 (19.09%) Ruby
13 20 (18.18%) Kubernetes
14 19 (17.27%) Git (software)
15 17 (15.45%) Azure
16 16 (14.55%) BDD
16 16 (14.55%) Data Warehouse
16 16 (14.55%) Docker
17 15 (13.64%) Selenium
18 14 (12.73%) Kanban
18 14 (12.73%) Go
18 14 (12.73%) Google
19 13 (11.82%) Windows
19 13 (11.82%) Linux

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 8 (7.27%) Confluence
2 7 (6.36%) Apache Airflow
3 5 (4.55%) Apache Spark
3 5 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.82%) IIS
5 1 (0.91%) Jupyter
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.91%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 22 (20.00%) AWS
2 21 (19.09%) GCP
3 17 (15.45%) Azure
4 11 (10.00%) GitHub
5 7 (6.36%) AWS Lambda
5 7 (6.36%) Serverless
5 7 (6.36%) Tricentis Tosca
6 6 (5.45%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (4.55%) Amazon S3
7 5 (4.55%) Route 53
8 4 (3.64%) Amazon EKS
8 4 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (3.64%) PaaS
9 3 (2.73%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (1.82%) Amazon ECS
10 2 (1.82%) AWS CodeDeploy
10 2 (1.82%) AWS CodePipeline
10 2 (1.82%) AWS Fargate
10 2 (1.82%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.18%) Firewall
2 4 (3.64%) DNS
2 4 (3.64%) HTTP
2 4 (3.64%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.73%) SSL
4 1 (0.91%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.55%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (10.91%) NoSQL
3 8 (7.27%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (6.36%) BigQuery
4 7 (6.36%) Redis
5 6 (5.45%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (4.55%) Big Data
7 4 (3.64%) SQL Server
8 3 (2.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (1.82%) MySQL
9 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.82%) Power BI
9 2 (1.82%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.91%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.91%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.91%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.91%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 36 (32.73%) Jenkins
2 19 (17.27%) Git (software)
3 15 (13.64%) Selenium
4 9 (8.18%) Cucumber
5 8 (7.27%) JIRA
6 3 (2.73%) Gradle
6 3 (2.73%) NUnit
7 2 (1.82%) Gatling
7 2 (1.82%) JMeter
7 2 (1.82%) JUnit
7 2 (1.82%) Mocha
7 2 (1.82%) Moq
7 2 (1.82%) REST Assured
8 1 (0.91%) CircleCI
8 1 (0.91%) GoCD
8 1 (0.91%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.91%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (0.91%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.91%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.91%) Spock
General
1 11 (10.00%) Banking
2 10 (9.09%) Finance
3 8 (7.27%) Front Office
4 6 (5.45%) Investment Banking
5 5 (4.55%) Advertising
5 5 (4.55%) Public Sector
6 3 (2.73%) Marketing
7 2 (1.82%) Legal
7 2 (1.82%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.91%) Billing
8 1 (0.91%) Electronics
8 1 (0.91%) Local Government
8 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.91%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (39.09%) Developer
2 13 (11.82%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (10.00%) Architect
3 11 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 10 (9.09%) Platform Engineer
4 10 (9.09%) React Developer
5 8 (7.27%) Cloud Engineer
6 7 (6.36%) AWS DevOps
6 7 (6.36%) Cloud Architect
7 6 (5.45%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.55%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 5 (4.55%) AWS Engineer
8 5 (4.55%) C# Developer
8 5 (4.55%) Python Engineer
8 5 (4.55%) Tester
9 4 (3.64%) Automation Tester
9 4 (3.64%) Python Developer
9 4 (3.64%) Scala Developer
10 3 (2.73%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (2.73%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.00%) CSS
1 11 (10.00%) HTML
1 11 (10.00%) React
2 10 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 9 (8.18%) Kafka
3 9 (8.18%) Redux
4 8 (7.27%) Web Services
5 7 (6.36%) Node.js
5 7 (6.36%) RESTful
6 6 (5.45%) Spring
7 5 (4.55%) .NET
7 5 (4.55%) .NET Framework
7 5 (4.55%) CSS3
7 5 (4.55%) HTML5
7 5 (4.55%) Spring Boot
8 4 (3.64%) Django
8 4 (3.64%) Elastic Stack
8 4 (3.64%) JPA
8 4 (3.64%) REST
8 4 (3.64%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.64%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (1.82%) Derivative
3 2 (1.82%) Fixed Income
3 2 (1.82%) User Experience
4 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.91%) iPad
4 1 (0.91%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.91%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (0.91%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.82%) Linux
1 13 (11.82%) Windows
2 5 (4.55%) Unix
3 4 (3.64%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.82%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (65.45%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (57.27%) Continuous Integration
3 46 (41.82%) DevOps
4 42 (38.18%) TDD
5 33 (30.00%) Test Automation
6 22 (20.00%) Infrastructure as Code
6 22 (20.00%) Pair Programming
7 21 (19.09%) Microservices
7 21 (19.09%) Scrum
8 16 (14.55%) BDD
9 14 (12.73%) Kanban
10 12 (10.91%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (10.91%) Non-Functional Testing
11 11 (10.00%) Open Source
11 11 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
12 10 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (9.09%) Software Engineering
13 8 (7.27%) User Stories
14 7 (6.36%) Dashboard Development
14 7 (6.36%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 41 (37.27%) Java
2 37 (33.64%) JavaScript
3 28 (25.45%) Python
4 21 (19.09%) Ruby
4 21 (19.09%) Scala
5 14 (12.73%) Go
6 12 (10.91%) Groovy
7 11 (10.00%) SQL
8 8 (7.27%) Bash Shell
8 8 (7.27%) C#
9 7 (6.36%) Java 8
10 5 (4.55%) TypeScript
11 4 (3.64%) PL/SQL
12 3 (2.73%) ES6
13 2 (1.82%) C++
13 2 (1.82%) F#
14 1 (0.91%) C
14 1 (0.91%) ES7
14 1 (0.91%) Kotlin
14 1 (0.91%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (4.55%) Degree
2 3 (2.73%) ISEB
2 3 (2.73%) ISTQB
2 3 (2.73%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.82%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.91%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.27%) QA
2 1 (0.91%) GDPR
2 1 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (0.91%) NIST
System Software
1 16 (14.55%) Docker
2 1 (0.91%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 30 (27.27%) Terraform
2 20 (18.18%) Kubernetes
3 13 (11.82%) Ansible
4 6 (5.45%) Prometheus
5 3 (2.73%) Graphite
6 2 (1.82%) Grafana
6 2 (1.82%) MIIS
6 2 (1.82%) Puppet
7 1 (0.91%) Nagios
7 1 (0.91%) Nessus
7 1 (0.91%) SELinux
Vendors
1 14 (12.73%) Google
2 6 (5.45%) Oracle
3 4 (3.64%) Atlassian
3 4 (3.64%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.73%) Criteo
4 3 (2.73%) Facebook
4 3 (2.73%) Lets Encrypt
5 2 (1.82%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.82%) SAP
5 2 (1.82%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.82%) Tableau
6 1 (0.91%) HubSpot
6 1 (0.91%) PagerDuty
6 1 (0.91%) Qualys
6 1 (0.91%) Splunk
6 1 (0.91%) Symantec
6 1 (0.91%) TOWER Software