Period
to 16 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 128 131
Rank change year-on-year +13 +3 +49
Contract jobs citing Continuous Delivery 170 117 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.43% 1.71% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.80% 1.92% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 98 103
City of London median daily rate £550 £538 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.33% +7.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £454 £417 £400
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £475
% change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 6,063 6,109 5,834
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 86.49% 89.16% 87.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,824 4,802 4,685
City of 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 £675 £663
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 57 51
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.58% -5.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.31 £11.25
90th Percentile £33.08 £31.05 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -1.58% -5.00%

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 October 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 October 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 - 8 £550 -
London Bridge -37 1 £500 -
Continuous Delivery
Central London

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 106 (62.35%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (51.18%) Continuous Integration
3 72 (42.35%) DevOps
4 71 (41.76%) TDD
5 70 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
6 62 (36.47%) Docker
7 60 (35.29%) Jenkins
8 59 (34.71%) Kubernetes
9 54 (31.76%) Java
10 45 (26.47%) Linux
10 45 (26.47%) Finance
11 44 (25.88%) Python
12 37 (21.76%) Terraform
13 34 (20.00%) JavaScript
14 33 (19.41%) Microsoft Azure
15 32 (18.82%) Test Automation
16 31 (18.24%) Microservices
16 31 (18.24%) Ansible
16 31 (18.24%) Greenfield Project
17 30 (17.65%) Git (software)
18 29 (17.06%) Software Engineering
19 28 (16.47%) Pair Programming
19 28 (16.47%) Ruby
19 28 (16.47%) Open Source
20 27 (15.88%) Banking
20 27 (15.88%) Scrum
21 26 (15.29%) BDD
22 25 (14.71%) NoSQL
22 25 (14.71%) C#
22 25 (14.71%) SQL

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 (8.82%) Apache
2 8 (4.71%) Apache Spark
3 6 (3.53%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.76%) Apache Airflow
4 3 (1.76%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (1.18%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.18%) Confluence
5 2 (1.18%) Gunicorn
5 2 (1.18%) nginx
5 2 (1.18%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.59%) Hubot
6 1 (0.59%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.59%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 70 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (19.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 16 (9.41%) PaaS
5 13 (7.65%) SaaS
5 13 (7.65%) Serverless
6 10 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
6 10 (5.88%) IaaS
6 10 (5.88%) OpenShift
7 8 (4.71%) Amazon S3
7 8 (4.71%) AWS Lambda
7 8 (4.71%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (4.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 7 (4.12%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (3.53%) Amazon ELB
9 6 (3.53%) CloudFront
9 6 (3.53%) GitHub
9 6 (3.53%) Route 53
9 6 (3.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 5 (2.94%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.41%) HTTP
2 11 (6.47%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.35%) Firewall
4 3 (1.76%) DNS
4 3 (1.76%) FTP
4 3 (1.76%) SSL
4 3 (1.76%) VPN
5 2 (1.18%) Kerberos
5 2 (1.18%) LAN
6 1 (0.59%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (0.59%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (14.71%) NoSQL
2 18 (10.59%) Apache Cassandra
3 16 (9.41%) SQL Server
4 15 (8.82%) MongoDB
5 9 (5.29%) Relational Database
6 7 (4.12%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (4.12%) Redis
7 6 (3.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 6 (3.53%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (3.53%) Big Data
7 6 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (2.94%) Azure SQL Database
8 5 (2.94%) Data Lake
9 4 (2.35%) Cosmos DB
9 4 (2.35%) Hadoop
9 4 (2.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.76%) Flink
11 2 (1.18%) Aerospike
11 2 (1.18%) Couchbase
11 2 (1.18%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 60 (35.29%) Jenkins
2 30 (17.65%) Git (software)
3 22 (12.94%) Gradle
4 18 (10.59%) Selenium
5 17 (10.00%) JUnit
6 10 (5.88%) Cucumber
6 10 (5.88%) Maven
6 10 (5.88%) Mockito
7 7 (4.12%) Karma Test Runner
8 6 (3.53%) Gatling
8 6 (3.53%) JIRA
8 6 (3.53%) NUnit
8 6 (3.53%) TeamCity
9 5 (2.94%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (2.35%) Artifactory
10 4 (2.35%) CircleCI
10 4 (2.35%) Moq
10 4 (2.35%) MSTest
10 4 (2.35%) webpack
11 3 (1.76%) Subversion
General
1 45 (26.47%) Finance
2 27 (15.88%) Banking
3 11 (6.47%) Front Office
4 8 (4.71%) Financial Institution
5 7 (4.12%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.35%) Billing
6 4 (2.35%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.76%) Law
7 3 (1.76%) Marketing
7 3 (1.76%) Retail
8 1 (0.59%) Advertising
8 1 (0.59%) Games
8 1 (0.59%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 73 (42.94%) Developer
2 43 (25.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 20 (11.76%) AWS Engineer
4 17 (10.00%) AWS DevOps
4 17 (10.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 17 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 16 (9.41%) Java Developer
6 14 (8.24%) Java Engineer
7 12 (7.06%) .NET Developer
7 12 (7.06%) Cloud Engineer
7 12 (7.06%) React Developer
7 12 (7.06%) Senior Developer
8 11 (6.47%) Architect
8 11 (6.47%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 9 (5.29%) Angular Developer
9 9 (5.29%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (5.29%) SQL Developer
10 8 (4.71%) Front Office Developer
11 7 (4.12%) Platform Engineer
11 7 (4.12%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (14.12%) .NET
2 22 (12.94%) REST
3 15 (8.82%) Node.js
3 15 (8.82%) RESTful
3 15 (8.82%) Spring
3 15 (8.82%) Web Services
4 14 (8.24%) AngularJS
5 11 (6.47%) .NET Core
5 11 (6.47%) Dropwizard
5 11 (6.47%) Guice
5 11 (6.47%) React
6 9 (5.29%) ASP.NET
7 8 (4.71%) CSS
7 8 (4.71%) HTML
7 8 (4.71%) Kafka
8 7 (4.12%) Angular 2
9 6 (3.53%) .NET Framework
10 5 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (2.35%) Entity Framework
11 4 (2.35%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 31 (18.24%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (6.47%) Cloud Native
3 10 (5.88%) iPad
4 9 (5.29%) Fintech
5 8 (4.71%) Hedge funds
6 7 (4.12%) Fixed Income
7 6 (3.53%) Derivative
8 5 (2.94%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (2.94%) Public Cloud
9 4 (2.35%) Enterprise Cloud
9 4 (2.35%) Grid Computing
9 4 (2.35%) Market Risk
9 4 (2.35%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.76%) Blog
10 3 (1.76%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.76%) Equity Derivative
10 3 (1.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (1.76%) Reinsurance
10 3 (1.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 45 (26.47%) Linux
2 14 (8.24%) Unix
3 9 (5.29%) Windows
4 4 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.76%) CoreOS
5 3 (1.76%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.76%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.18%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.59%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (62.35%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (51.18%) Continuous Integration
3 72 (42.35%) DevOps
4 71 (41.76%) TDD
5 32 (18.82%) Test Automation
6 31 (18.24%) Microservices
7 29 (17.06%) Software Engineering
8 28 (16.47%) Open Source
8 28 (16.47%) Pair Programming
9 27 (15.88%) Scrum
10 26 (15.29%) BDD
11 21 (12.35%) Deployment Automation
12 17 (10.00%) E-Commerce
13 15 (8.82%) Unit Testing
14 14 (8.24%) Configuration Management
14 14 (8.24%) Mentoring
14 14 (8.24%) MVC
14 14 (8.24%) SDLC
15 12 (7.06%) Analytics
15 12 (7.06%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 54 (31.76%) Java
2 44 (25.88%) Python
3 34 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 28 (16.47%) Ruby
5 25 (14.71%) C#
5 25 (14.71%) SQL
6 21 (12.35%) Groovy
7 20 (11.76%) Scala
8 17 (10.00%) Bash Shell
9 13 (7.65%) Java 8
10 8 (4.71%) Go
11 6 (3.53%) C++
11 6 (3.53%) PowerShell
11 6 (3.53%) T-SQL
12 5 (2.94%) C
12 5 (2.94%) ES6
13 3 (1.76%) Kotlin
13 3 (1.76%) Perl
13 3 (1.76%) PHP
14 2 (1.18%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (1.76%) ISTQB
1 3 (1.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (1.18%) CISA
2 2 (1.18%) CISM
2 2 (1.18%) CISMP
2 2 (1.18%) CISSP
2 2 (1.18%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
2 2 (1.18%) ISSMP
3 1 (0.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.59%) Degree
3 1 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.59%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.71%) QA
2 2 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.18%) PSD2
3 1 (0.59%) Data Quality
System Software
1 62 (36.47%) Docker
2 5 (2.94%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.76%) vSphere
4 1 (0.59%) HDFS
4 1 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.59%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 59 (34.71%) Kubernetes
2 37 (21.76%) Terraform
3 31 (18.24%) Ansible
4 24 (14.12%) Puppet
5 11 (6.47%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (6.47%) Prometheus
6 6 (3.53%) Sysdig
7 5 (2.94%) Consul
8 4 (2.35%) Packer
9 3 (1.76%) Control-M
9 3 (1.76%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (1.76%) Nagios
9 3 (1.76%) vRealize Orchestrator
10 2 (1.18%) ITRS Geneos
10 2 (1.18%) Kibana
10 2 (1.18%) rkt
10 2 (1.18%) Salt
10 2 (1.18%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.59%) logstash
11 1 (0.59%) Oozie
Vendors
1 20 (11.76%) Google
2 13 (7.65%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.29%) New Relic
4 8 (4.71%) Splunk
5 5 (2.94%) Oracle
5 5 (2.94%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.35%) AppDynamics
7 3 (1.76%) Progress
7 3 (1.76%) TOWER Software
7 3 (1.76%) VMware
8 2 (1.18%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.18%) IBM
8 2 (1.18%) Micro Focus
8 2 (1.18%) RedGate
8 2 (1.18%) SaltStack
8 2 (1.18%) SOASTA, Inc
9 1 (0.59%) Apigee
9 1 (0.59%) hybris
9 1 (0.59%) PagerDuty
9 1 (0.59%) ServiceNow