Period
to 17 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Deployment Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Deployment Automation over the 6 months to 17 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.

Deployment Automation
London > Central London
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 183 165 145
Rank change year-on-year -18 -20 +64
Contract jobs citing Deployment Automation 120 112 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.29% 1.30% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 1.45% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 87 108
Central London median daily rate £550 £588 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.38% +11.90% +16.67%
10th Percentile £444 £427 £413
90th Percentile £650 £800 £675
London median daily rate £560 £550 £513
% change year-on-year +1.82% +7.32% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - £47.83 -

Deployment Automation 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 8,191 7,707 6,907
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 88.13% 89.27% 88.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,321 6,011 5,340
Central London median daily rate £505 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £688 £650
London median daily rate £501 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +0.20% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 77 62
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £13.31 £13.31 £11.34
90th Percentile £33.60 £34.62 £55.00
London median hourly rate £24.08 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +7.02% - +12.50%

Deployment Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Deployment Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Deployment Automation in Central London

Deployment Automation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Deployment Automation in Central London

Deployment Automation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Deployment Automation in Central London over the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Deployment Automation in Central London

Deployment Automation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Deployment Automation in Central London

Deployment Automation
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 Deployment Automation within the Central London region over the 6 months to 17 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
City of London -10 96 £550 -8.33% 36
Southwark -27 6 £623 +3.75%
City of Westminster -1 3 £563 +12.50%
West End of London - 2 £556 -
Camden -5 1 £550 +22.22%
Deployment Automation
London

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Deployment Automation 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 Deployment Automation.

1 60 (50.00%) DevOps
2 49 (40.83%) Linux
2 49 (40.83%) Amazon AWS
3 47 (39.17%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (38.33%) Docker
5 37 (30.83%) Test Automation
6 36 (30.00%) Kubernetes
7 35 (29.17%) Terraform
7 35 (29.17%) Finance
8 32 (26.67%) TDD
8 32 (26.67%) Continuous Delivery
8 32 (26.67%) Jenkins
9 27 (22.50%) Greenfield Project
9 27 (22.50%) JavaScript
9 27 (22.50%) Microsoft Azure
10 25 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (20.00%) Microservices
11 24 (20.00%) Git (software)
11 24 (20.00%) Java
12 23 (19.17%) Python
13 21 (17.50%) C#
13 21 (17.50%) GitHub
13 21 (17.50%) Cloud Native
14 20 (16.67%) Ansible
15 19 (15.83%) .NET
16 18 (15.00%) Pair Programming
17 16 (13.33%) Scrum
17 16 (13.33%) SQL
17 16 (13.33%) Visual Studio Team System
17 16 (13.33%) Ruby

Deployment Automation
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 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (3.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (3.33%) Drupal
3 3 (2.50%) IIS
4 2 (1.67%) Apache
4 2 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.67%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (1.67%) CMS
4 2 (1.67%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.67%) WordPress
5 1 (0.83%) Anypoint
5 1 (0.83%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.83%) Confluence
5 1 (0.83%) Mule
5 1 (0.83%) nginx
5 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (3.33%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 49 (40.83%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (22.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (17.50%) GitHub
4 7 (5.83%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (4.17%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (4.17%) PaaS
6 4 (3.33%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (3.33%) Amazon S3
7 3 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (1.67%) SaaS
8 2 (1.67%) Serverless
9 1 (0.83%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.83%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.83%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.83%) Firebase
9 1 (0.83%) IaaS
9 1 (0.83%) iPaaS
9 1 (0.83%) Slack
9 1 (0.83%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.17%) Internet
2 4 (3.33%) HTTP
3 1 (0.83%) DNS
3 1 (0.83%) Firewall
3 1 (0.83%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.83%) NoSQL
1 13 (10.83%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.50%) Redis
3 8 (6.67%) MySQL
4 7 (5.83%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (5.00%) CouchDB
5 6 (5.00%) MongoDB
6 5 (4.17%) InfluxDB
7 2 (1.67%) KDB
7 2 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.67%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.83%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.83%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.83%) Big Data
8 1 (0.83%) BigQuery
8 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.83%) HBase
8 1 (0.83%) Presto
8 1 (0.83%) Spark SQL
8 1 (0.83%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 32 (26.67%) Jenkins
2 24 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 16 (13.33%) Visual Studio Team System
4 14 (11.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (10.83%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (4.17%) Artifactory
6 5 (4.17%) Bitbucket
6 5 (4.17%) GitLab
6 5 (4.17%) JIRA
6 5 (4.17%) Selenium
6 5 (4.17%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (3.33%) Mocha
8 3 (2.50%) SpecFlow
8 3 (2.50%) TeamCity
8 3 (2.50%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.67%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.83%) Ant
10 1 (0.83%) Maven
10 1 (0.83%) Subversion
10 1 (0.83%) Xcode
General
1 35 (29.17%) Finance
2 10 (8.33%) Front Office
3 8 (6.67%) Publishing
4 7 (5.83%) Banking
5 4 (3.33%) Law
6 3 (2.50%) Retail
6 3 (2.50%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.67%) Advertising
7 2 (1.67%) Back Office
7 2 (1.67%) Marketing
8 1 (0.83%) Billing
8 1 (0.83%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (31.67%) Developer
2 36 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 27 (22.50%) AWS Engineer
4 25 (20.83%) AWS DevOps
4 25 (20.83%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 8 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 8 (6.67%) Java Developer
6 7 (5.83%) .NET Developer
6 7 (5.83%) Senior Developer
7 6 (5.00%) Architect
7 6 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
7 6 (5.00%) Azure DevOps
7 6 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (5.00%) React Developer
8 5 (4.17%) Analyst
8 5 (4.17%) Analyst Developer
8 5 (4.17%) Cloud Engineer
8 5 (4.17%) Programmer
8 5 (4.17%) Senior Automation Engineer
8 5 (4.17%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.83%) .NET
2 13 (10.83%) Web Services
3 12 (10.00%) CSS
3 12 (10.00%) Redux
4 11 (9.17%) Elastic Stack
5 10 (8.33%) .NET Core
6 9 (7.50%) Kafka
6 9 (7.50%) Node.js
6 9 (7.50%) RESTful
7 8 (6.67%) HTML
7 8 (6.67%) jQuery
7 8 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
8 7 (5.83%) AngularJS
8 7 (5.83%) Sensu
9 6 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (5.00%) HTML5
10 5 (4.17%) Entity Framework
10 5 (4.17%) React
10 5 (4.17%) REST
10 5 (4.17%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 27 (22.50%) Greenfield Project
2 21 (17.50%) Cloud Native
3 6 (5.00%) Tandem
4 5 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.33%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.33%) N-Tier
5 4 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (2.50%) User Experience
7 2 (1.67%) Blog
7 2 (1.67%) Clustering
7 2 (1.67%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.67%) Fintech
7 2 (1.67%) Reinsurance
8 1 (0.83%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.83%) Derivative
8 1 (0.83%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.83%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.83%) OTC Derivatives
8 1 (0.83%) Smart Home
8 1 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 49 (40.83%) Linux
2 8 (6.67%) Windows
3 7 (5.83%) Unix
4 5 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.67%) Android
5 2 (1.67%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.67%) CentOS
5 2 (1.67%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.83%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (50.00%) DevOps
2 47 (39.17%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (30.83%) Test Automation
4 32 (26.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 32 (26.67%) TDD
5 25 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (20.00%) Microservices
7 18 (15.00%) Pair Programming
8 16 (13.33%) Scrum
9 13 (10.83%) BDD
9 13 (10.83%) OO
10 11 (9.17%) Kanban
10 11 (9.17%) Open Source
11 10 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (8.33%) Migration
12 9 (7.50%) Problem-Solving
12 9 (7.50%) SOLID
13 8 (6.67%) Continuous Deployment
13 8 (6.67%) Web Development
14 7 (5.83%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (22.50%) JavaScript
2 24 (20.00%) Java
3 23 (19.17%) Python
4 21 (17.50%) C#
5 16 (13.33%) Ruby
5 16 (13.33%) SQL
6 14 (11.67%) PowerShell
7 9 (7.50%) Go
8 8 (6.67%) Perl
9 7 (5.83%) Scala
10 6 (5.00%) TypeScript
11 5 (4.17%) Bash Shell
11 5 (4.17%) Clojure
11 5 (4.17%) Haskell
11 5 (4.17%) Kotlin
11 5 (4.17%) PHP
11 5 (4.17%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.67%) Groovy
12 2 (1.67%) Java 8
12 2 (1.67%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 7 (5.83%) Degree
2 5 (4.17%) ISEB
2 5 (4.17%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.83%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.83%) PMP
4 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.00%) QA
2 3 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (38.33%) Docker
2 3 (2.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.50%) OpenAM
3 2 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.83%) Varnish
4 1 (0.83%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 36 (30.00%) Kubernetes
2 35 (29.17%) Terraform
3 20 (16.67%) Ansible
4 14 (11.67%) Puppet
5 8 (6.67%) Kibana
5 8 (6.67%) logstash
6 6 (5.00%) Nagios
6 6 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (5.00%) ZABBIX
7 5 (4.17%) Pingdom
7 5 (4.17%) Uchiwa
8 3 (2.50%) Grafana
8 3 (2.50%) Packer
8 3 (2.50%) Salt
9 2 (1.67%) Consul
9 2 (1.67%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (1.67%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (1.67%) Graphite
9 2 (1.67%) StatsD
10 1 (0.83%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 12 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.00%) New Relic
2 6 (5.00%) PagerDuty
3 4 (3.33%) Adobe
3 4 (3.33%) Google
3 4 (3.33%) hybris
3 4 (3.33%) ION Trading
3 4 (3.33%) VMware
4 3 (2.50%) ForgeRock
4 3 (2.50%) MuleSoft
4 3 (2.50%) Oracle
4 3 (2.50%) Splunk
4 3 (2.50%) TIBCO
5 2 (1.67%) Pega
5 2 (1.67%) Sybase
6 1 (0.83%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.83%) Nintex
6 1 (0.83%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.83%) SaltStack
6 1 (0.83%) Tableau