Period
to 16 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 16 July 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 125 118
Rank change year-on-year 0 -7 +103
Contract jobs citing Continuous Delivery 151 125 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.13% 1.94% 2.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.44% 2.20% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 107 117
City of London median daily rate £550 £540 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.85% +13.68% -5.00%
10th Percentile £466 £404 £350
90th Percentile £738 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £475
% change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £65.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £65.00 - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,179 5,676 5,955
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.08% 87.89% 87.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,891 4,390 4,793
City of London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £338 £313 £308
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £471
% change year-on-year - +6.10% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 53 56
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.50 £19.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.78% +2.54% -6.58%
10th Percentile £12.85 £13.31 £11.38
90th Percentile £33.00 £29.77 £42.41
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.69 £20.00
% change year-on-year +0.05% -6.55% -4.76%

Continuous Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Delivery in the City of London

Continuous Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Delivery in the City of London

Continuous Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Delivery in the City of London over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Delivery in the City of London

Continuous Delivery
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 16 July 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
Moorgate - 2 - -
Continuous Delivery
Central London

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 City of London region with a requirement for Continuous Delivery.

1 101 (66.89%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (66.23%) Continuous Integration
3 74 (49.01%) TDD
4 72 (47.68%) Amazon AWS
5 59 (39.07%) DevOps
6 58 (38.41%) Java
7 52 (34.44%) Finance
7 52 (34.44%) Jenkins
8 41 (27.15%) Scrum
9 38 (25.17%) Linux
9 38 (25.17%) Git (software)
10 34 (22.52%) Microservices
11 32 (21.19%) Test Automation
11 32 (21.19%) Microsoft Azure
12 31 (20.53%) REST
12 31 (20.53%) Docker
12 31 (20.53%) Kubernetes
13 30 (19.87%) Ansible
13 30 (19.87%) Pair Programming
14 29 (19.21%) Python
14 29 (19.21%) Puppet
15 27 (17.88%) Ruby
15 27 (17.88%) Terraform
16 26 (17.22%) JavaScript
16 26 (17.22%) Software Engineering
17 24 (15.89%) BDD
18 23 (15.23%) PaaS
18 23 (15.23%) Kanban
18 23 (15.23%) Unix
19 22 (14.57%) Java 8

Continuous Delivery
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 15 (9.93%) Apache
2 7 (4.64%) Cloud Foundry
2 7 (4.64%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.99%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.32%) Confluence
4 2 (1.32%) Hubot
4 2 (1.32%) Jetty
4 2 (1.32%) nginx
4 2 (1.32%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.32%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.66%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (0.66%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.66%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 72 (47.68%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (21.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (15.23%) PaaS
4 15 (9.93%) Google Cloud Platform
5 13 (8.61%) SaaS
5 13 (8.61%) Serverless
6 12 (7.95%) Amazon S3
6 12 (7.95%) AWS CloudFormation
6 12 (7.95%) IaaS
7 11 (7.28%) AWS Lambda
8 10 (6.62%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (5.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 8 (5.30%) Amazon ELB
9 8 (5.30%) CloudFront
9 8 (5.30%) npm
9 8 (5.30%) OpenShift
9 8 (5.30%) Route 53
9 8 (5.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 7 (4.64%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (2.65%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.27%) HTTP
1 14 (9.27%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.97%) Firewall
3 5 (3.31%) SSL
4 3 (1.99%) DNS
4 3 (1.99%) FTP
4 3 (1.99%) Network Security
5 2 (1.32%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.91%) NoSQL
2 12 (7.95%) Apache Cassandra
3 11 (7.28%) MongoDB
3 11 (7.28%) SQL Server
4 8 (5.30%) Amazon RDS
4 8 (5.30%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (5.30%) Relational Database
5 7 (4.64%) Big Data
6 6 (3.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 6 (3.97%) Hadoop
7 5 (3.31%) Blockchain
7 5 (3.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (2.65%) HBase
9 3 (1.99%) CouchDB
9 3 (1.99%) MySQL
9 3 (1.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.32%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.66%) InfluxDB
11 1 (0.66%) Redis
Development Applications
1 52 (34.44%) Jenkins
2 38 (25.17%) Git (software)
3 18 (11.92%) Gradle
4 14 (9.27%) JIRA
5 12 (7.95%) Maven
6 11 (7.28%) JUnit
6 11 (7.28%) Selenium
7 10 (6.62%) TeamCity
8 9 (5.96%) Mockito
9 8 (5.30%) Sonatype Nexus
10 7 (4.64%) Cucumber
11 5 (3.31%) Liquibase
11 5 (3.31%) Mocha
12 4 (2.65%) CircleCI
12 4 (2.65%) Jasmine
12 4 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (1.99%) Bitbucket
13 3 (1.99%) Octopus Deploy
13 3 (1.99%) Visual Studio
13 3 (1.99%) webpack
General
1 52 (34.44%) Finance
2 19 (12.58%) Banking
3 13 (8.61%) Financial Institution
4 11 (7.28%) Front Office
5 9 (5.96%) Investment Banking
6 5 (3.31%) Retail
7 4 (2.65%) Marketing
8 3 (1.99%) Law
8 3 (1.99%) Publishing
9 1 (0.66%) Advertising
9 1 (0.66%) Back Office
9 1 (0.66%) Games
9 1 (0.66%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 70 (46.36%) Developer
2 31 (20.53%) Java Developer
3 26 (17.22%) DevOps Engineer
4 16 (10.60%) AWS Engineer
5 15 (9.93%) Senior Developer
6 14 (9.27%) AWS DevOps
7 13 (8.61%) C# Developer
8 12 (7.95%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 12 (7.95%) Cloud Engineer
9 10 (6.62%) Front Office Developer
10 9 (5.96%) Architect
10 9 (5.96%) React Developer
10 9 (5.96%) Scala Developer
10 9 (5.96%) Senior DevOps
10 9 (5.96%) SQL Developer
11 8 (5.30%) Java Engineer
11 8 (5.30%) Java Scala Developer
11 8 (5.30%) Platform Engineer
11 8 (5.30%) Senior Java Developer
12 7 (4.64%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (20.53%) REST
2 21 (13.91%) Spring
3 17 (11.26%) RESTful
3 17 (11.26%) Web Services
4 16 (10.60%) Node.js
5 15 (9.93%) SOAP
6 13 (8.61%) Dropwizard
7 12 (7.95%) .NET
7 12 (7.95%) Guice
8 9 (5.96%) CSS
8 9 (5.96%) HTML
9 7 (4.64%) Kafka
10 5 (3.31%) React
10 5 (3.31%) Spring MVC
11 4 (2.65%) JMS
11 4 (2.65%) JSON
11 4 (2.65%) WCF
12 3 (1.99%) .NET Framework
12 3 (1.99%) ASP.NET
12 3 (1.99%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.93%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (5.96%) Linux Command Line
3 8 (5.30%) Derivative
3 8 (5.30%) Hedge funds
3 8 (5.30%) Reinsurance
4 7 (4.64%) Fintech
5 6 (3.97%) Fixed Income
6 5 (3.31%) Cloud Native
6 5 (3.31%) Mobile App
6 5 (3.31%) User Experience
7 4 (2.65%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.99%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.99%) Enterprise Cloud
8 3 (1.99%) Equity Derivative
8 3 (1.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.99%) Grid Computing
8 3 (1.99%) Market Risk
8 3 (1.99%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.32%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 38 (25.17%) Linux
2 23 (15.23%) Unix
3 12 (7.95%) Windows
4 4 (2.65%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.99%) CoreOS
6 2 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.32%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.66%) Android
7 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.66%) CentOS
7 1 (0.66%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (66.89%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (66.23%) Continuous Integration
3 74 (49.01%) TDD
4 59 (39.07%) DevOps
5 41 (27.15%) Scrum
6 34 (22.52%) Microservices
7 32 (21.19%) Test Automation
8 30 (19.87%) Pair Programming
9 26 (17.22%) Software Engineering
10 24 (15.89%) BDD
11 23 (15.23%) Kanban
12 19 (12.58%) Deployment Automation
13 18 (11.92%) User Stories
14 16 (10.60%) Configuration Management
14 16 (10.60%) Open Source
15 13 (8.61%) Unit Testing
16 12 (7.95%) MVC
17 11 (7.28%) Continuous Improvement
18 10 (6.62%) Dependency Injection
18 10 (6.62%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (38.41%) Java
2 29 (19.21%) Python
3 27 (17.88%) Ruby
4 26 (17.22%) JavaScript
5 22 (14.57%) Java 8
6 19 (12.58%) C#
7 17 (11.26%) SQL
8 14 (9.27%) Groovy
9 12 (7.95%) Kotlin
10 10 (6.62%) Bash Shell
10 10 (6.62%) Scala
11 9 (5.96%) Go
12 8 (5.30%) C++
12 8 (5.30%) PowerShell
13 5 (3.31%) ES6
14 4 (2.65%) PHP
14 4 (2.65%) T-SQL
15 2 (1.32%) C
15 2 (1.32%) Objective-C
15 2 (1.32%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (2.65%) Degree
1 4 (2.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.32%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.66%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.66%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.60%) QA
2 3 (1.99%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.32%) GCP
System Software
1 31 (20.53%) Docker
2 3 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.99%) vSphere
3 2 (1.32%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.32%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 31 (20.53%) Kubernetes
2 30 (19.87%) Ansible
3 29 (19.21%) Puppet
4 27 (17.88%) Terraform
5 13 (8.61%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (5.96%) Prometheus
7 8 (5.30%) Docker Swarm
7 8 (5.30%) Sysdig
8 3 (1.99%) Consul
8 3 (1.99%) Control-M
8 3 (1.99%) vRealize Orchestrator
9 2 (1.32%) Kibana
9 2 (1.32%) logstash
9 2 (1.32%) Packer
9 2 (1.32%) rkt
9 2 (1.32%) Salt
9 2 (1.32%) StackStorm
10 1 (0.66%) Grafana
10 1 (0.66%) Mesos
10 1 (0.66%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 15 (9.93%) Google
2 13 (8.61%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.61%) Splunk
3 7 (4.64%) Progress
4 6 (3.97%) AppDynamics
5 5 (3.31%) VMware
6 4 (2.65%) New Relic
7 3 (1.99%) Cloudera
7 3 (1.99%) Hortonworks
7 3 (1.99%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.99%) TOWER Software
8 2 (1.32%) RedGate
8 2 (1.32%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.66%) Adobe
9 1 (0.66%) Black Duck
9 1 (0.66%) Blue Prism
9 1 (0.66%) Dynatrace
9 1 (0.66%) hybris
9 1 (0.66%) PagerDuty
9 1 (0.66%) TIBCO