Period
to 11 August 2020

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 11 August 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
11 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 84 120 114
Rank change year-on-year +36 -6 +11
Contract jobs citing Continuous Delivery 45 126 159
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 2.06% 1.95% 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 2.16% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 82 135
Median daily rate £572 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.91% - -
10th Percentile £478 £444 £467
90th Percentile £676 £762 £698
Central London median daily rate £568 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +3.27% - +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £60.00 £65.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -7.69% -
Central London median hourly rate - £65.00 £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 1,927 5,824 6,189
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 88.03% 89.97% 88.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,337 4,559 4,888
Median daily rate £525 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £335 £350 £331
90th Percentile £675 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £513 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -2.38% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 73 107
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.83 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.03% +11.39% -7.75%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.25 £13.31
90th Percentile £47.75 £56.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £18.85
% change year-on-year +66.67% +11.41% +0.83%

Continuous Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Continuous Delivery as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Continuous Delivery in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Continuous Delivery in the City of London

Continuous Delivery
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Continuous Delivery in the City of London over the 6 months to 11 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Continuous Delivery in the City of London

Continuous Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Continuous Delivery in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Continuous Delivery in the City of London

For the 6 months to 11 August 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 City of London region with a requirement for Continuous Delivery.

1 29 (64.44%) Continuous Integration
2 27 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (44.44%) AWS
3 20 (44.44%) DevOps
4 19 (42.22%) Azure
4 19 (42.22%) Test Automation
5 18 (40.00%) Java
6 16 (35.56%) Docker
6 16 (35.56%) Microservices
7 15 (33.33%) Kubernetes
8 14 (31.11%) Finance
9 12 (26.67%) SQL
9 12 (26.67%) NoSQL
10 11 (24.44%) GCP
10 11 (24.44%) TDD
11 10 (22.22%) RESTful
11 10 (22.22%) Spring
11 10 (22.22%) Spring Security
11 10 (22.22%) SDLC
11 10 (22.22%) Terraform
12 9 (20.00%) Git (software)
12 9 (20.00%) Python
12 9 (20.00%) HTTPS
12 9 (20.00%) Infrastructure as Code
13 8 (17.78%) SSL
13 8 (17.78%) Visual Studio
13 8 (17.78%) C#
13 8 (17.78%) .NET
13 8 (17.78%) Scrum
13 8 (17.78%) JAAS

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 4 (8.89%) Apache Spark
2 3 (6.67%) Confluence
3 1 (2.22%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.22%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 20 (44.44%) AWS
2 19 (42.22%) Azure
3 11 (24.44%) GCP
4 6 (13.33%) AWS Lambda
4 6 (13.33%) Serverless
5 5 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (8.89%) GitHub
7 3 (6.67%) Amazon S3
8 2 (4.44%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (2.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (2.22%) Amazon ECS
9 1 (2.22%) Amazon GuardDuty
9 1 (2.22%) AWS CodeBuild
9 1 (2.22%) AWS CodePipeline
9 1 (2.22%) npm
9 1 (2.22%) NuGet
9 1 (2.22%) Route 53
9 1 (2.22%) SaaS
9 1 (2.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.00%) HTTPS
2 8 (17.78%) SSL
3 2 (4.44%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.67%) NoSQL
2 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.89%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.22%) Amazon Athena
4 1 (2.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (2.22%) Big Data
4 1 (2.22%) BigQuery
4 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.22%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 9 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (17.78%) Visual Studio
3 7 (15.56%) Jenkins
4 3 (6.67%) Cucumber
4 3 (6.67%) JIRA
5 2 (4.44%) Bitbucket
5 2 (4.44%) Gradle
5 2 (4.44%) Maven
5 2 (4.44%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (2.22%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.22%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (2.22%) Mocha
6 1 (2.22%) Mockito
6 1 (2.22%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (2.22%) Protractor
6 1 (2.22%) ReSharper
6 1 (2.22%) Selenium
6 1 (2.22%) SpecFlow
General
1 14 (31.11%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Front Office
3 1 (2.22%) Marketing
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (53.33%) Developer
2 10 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 8 (17.78%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) AWS DevOps
4 5 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 4 (8.89%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) AWS Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Azure DevOps
5 4 (8.89%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Azure Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.44%) AWS Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Python Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.22%) RESTful
1 10 (22.22%) Spring
1 10 (22.22%) Spring Security
2 8 (17.78%) .NET
2 8 (17.78%) Guice
2 8 (17.78%) JAAS
3 6 (13.33%) Kafka
4 4 (8.89%) Node.js
5 3 (6.67%) AngularJS
5 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (4.44%) .NET Framework
6 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET
6 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (4.44%) CSS
6 2 (4.44%) HTML
6 2 (4.44%) Spring Boot
6 2 (4.44%) Spring MVC
6 2 (4.44%) WCF
6 2 (4.44%) Web Services
6 2 (4.44%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Cloud Native
1 3 (6.67%) Equities
2 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) Fixed Income
2 2 (4.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (4.44%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.22%) Derivative
3 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.22%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) Reinsurance
3 1 (2.22%) User Experience
3 1 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.22%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.56%) Windows
2 3 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (64.44%) Continuous Integration
2 27 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (44.44%) DevOps
4 19 (42.22%) Test Automation
5 16 (35.56%) Microservices
6 11 (24.44%) TDD
7 10 (22.22%) SDLC
8 9 (20.00%) Infrastructure as Code
9 8 (17.78%) AOP
9 8 (17.78%) Dependency Injection
9 8 (17.78%) Scrum
10 7 (15.56%) Pair Programming
10 7 (15.56%) Unit Testing
11 5 (11.11%) Mathematics
11 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
12 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
12 4 (8.89%) MVC
12 4 (8.89%) OO
12 4 (8.89%) Problem-Solving
13 3 (6.67%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.00%) Java
2 12 (26.67%) SQL
3 9 (20.00%) Python
4 8 (17.78%) C#
5 7 (15.56%) JavaScript
6 5 (11.11%) Java 8
6 5 (11.11%) Kotlin
6 5 (11.11%) PowerShell
6 5 (11.11%) Scala
7 2 (4.44%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.44%) C++
7 2 (4.44%) TypeScript
7 2 (4.44%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.22%) ES6
8 1 (2.22%) ES7
8 1 (2.22%) Go
8 1 (2.22%) Groovy
8 1 (2.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) DV Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.22%) ISEB
3 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 16 (35.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (33.33%) Kubernetes
2 10 (22.22%) Terraform
3 5 (11.11%) Prometheus
4 4 (8.89%) Ansible
5 3 (6.67%) Zipkin
6 2 (4.44%) Graphite
6 2 (4.44%) Nagios
6 2 (4.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.22%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.22%) Bloomberg
2 1 (2.22%) Cadence
2 1 (2.22%) Google
2 1 (2.22%) HubSpot
2 1 (2.22%) SAP