Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 139 113
Rank change year-on-year +28 -26 +87
Contract jobs citing Continuous Delivery 157 98 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.24% 1.60% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.54% 1.83% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 80 97
City of London median daily rate £550 £537 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.47% +13.00% -5.00%
10th Percentile £433 £400 £338
90th Percentile £684 £626 £610
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
% change year-on-year - +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 6,170 5,353 5,676
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.97% 87.21% 87.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,884 4,172 4,518
City of London median daily rate £510 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £339 £313 £300
90th Percentile £695 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £471
% change year-on-year +5.26% +0.80% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 44 63
City of London median hourly rate £19.25 £20.85 £21.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.66% -4.28% +8.90%
10th Percentile £11.81 £13.50 £12.30
90th Percentile £38.50 £29.77 £53.85
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.44 £21.62
% change year-on-year +14.68% -19.32% +13.79%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 23 April 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.

1 114 (72.61%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (64.97%) Continuous Integration
3 86 (54.78%) DevOps
4 72 (45.86%) Java
5 67 (42.68%) TDD
6 64 (40.76%) Finance
7 57 (36.31%) Git (software)
8 54 (34.39%) Jenkins
9 51 (32.48%) Amazon AWS
10 41 (26.11%) Scrum
11 37 (23.57%) Microservices
12 36 (22.93%) Docker
12 36 (22.93%) BDD
12 36 (22.93%) JavaScript
13 31 (19.75%) Banking
13 31 (19.75%) Microsoft Azure
14 29 (18.47%) TeamCity
14 29 (18.47%) Maven
15 28 (17.83%) QA
15 28 (17.83%) Unix
16 27 (17.20%) Kanban
16 27 (17.20%) REST
16 27 (17.20%) Kubernetes
17 26 (16.56%) Node.js
17 26 (16.56%) Ansible
17 26 (16.56%) JIRA
17 26 (16.56%) SOAP
18 25 (15.92%) Linux
18 25 (15.92%) C#
18 25 (15.92%) Ruby

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 16 (10.19%) Cloud Foundry
2 8 (5.10%) Apache
3 6 (3.82%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (3.18%) Confluence
5 4 (2.55%) Apache Spark
5 4 (2.55%) CMS
5 4 (2.55%) Mule
6 3 (1.91%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (1.27%) Hubot
7 2 (1.27%) IPython
7 2 (1.27%) Jetty
7 2 (1.27%) Jupyter
7 2 (1.27%) nginx
7 2 (1.27%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.27%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.64%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.64%) Drupal
8 1 (0.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.27%) SPSS
2 1 (0.64%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.64%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 51 (32.48%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (19.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (10.83%) PaaS
4 16 (10.19%) npm
5 10 (6.37%) IaaS
6 7 (4.46%) Serverless
7 6 (3.82%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (3.82%) SaaS
8 5 (3.18%) Amazon S3
8 5 (3.18%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (2.55%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (2.55%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (1.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (1.91%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (1.91%) CloudFront
10 3 (1.91%) GitHub
10 3 (1.91%) Office 365
10 3 (1.91%) OpenShift
10 3 (1.91%) Route 53
10 3 (1.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.55%) Firewall
2 9 (5.73%) HTTP
2 9 (5.73%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.82%) SSL
4 3 (1.91%) Network Security
5 2 (1.27%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (0.64%) DNS
6 1 (0.64%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.64%) NoSQL
2 11 (7.01%) Relational Database
3 10 (6.37%) Big Data
4 9 (5.73%) Hadoop
4 9 (5.73%) MongoDB
5 8 (5.10%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (5.10%) Blockchain
5 8 (5.10%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (3.82%) MySQL
7 5 (3.18%) HBase
7 5 (3.18%) SQL Server
8 4 (2.55%) CouchDB
9 3 (1.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (1.91%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (1.27%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.27%) Data Lake
10 2 (1.27%) Flink
10 2 (1.27%) Presto
11 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 57 (36.31%) Git (software)
2 54 (34.39%) Jenkins
3 29 (18.47%) Maven
3 29 (18.47%) TeamCity
4 26 (16.56%) JIRA
5 21 (13.38%) Cucumber
6 20 (12.74%) Sonatype Nexus
7 17 (10.83%) Selenium
8 14 (8.92%) Liquibase
9 12 (7.64%) Gradle
10 9 (5.73%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (4.46%) Bitbucket
11 7 (4.46%) Mocha
11 7 (4.46%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (3.82%) MSBuild
12 6 (3.82%) Vagrant
12 6 (3.82%) Visual Studio
13 5 (3.18%) Hudson
13 5 (3.18%) JUnit
13 5 (3.18%) SpecFlow
General
1 64 (40.76%) Finance
2 31 (19.75%) Banking
3 20 (12.74%) Investment Banking
4 12 (7.64%) Financial Institution
5 5 (3.18%) Front Office
5 5 (3.18%) Marketing
6 3 (1.91%) Retail
7 2 (1.27%) Advertising
7 2 (1.27%) Law
7 2 (1.27%) Publishing
8 1 (0.64%) Back Office
8 1 (0.64%) Games
8 1 (0.64%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 66 (42.04%) Developer
2 38 (24.20%) DevOps Engineer
3 36 (22.93%) Java Developer
4 28 (17.83%) Senior Developer
5 16 (10.19%) AWS DevOps
5 16 (10.19%) Senior Java Developer
6 15 (9.55%) Java Scala Developer
6 15 (9.55%) Scala Developer
7 14 (8.92%) Senior Java Scala Developer
7 14 (8.92%) Senior Scala Developer
8 13 (8.28%) Integration Engineer
8 13 (8.28%) Java Engineer
8 13 (8.28%) Senior DevOps
9 12 (7.64%) AWS Engineer
9 12 (7.64%) C# Developer
10 11 (7.01%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 8 (5.10%) Blockchain Developer
11 8 (5.10%) Java Developer - Fintech
11 8 (5.10%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 8 (5.10%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (17.20%) REST
2 26 (16.56%) Node.js
2 26 (16.56%) SOAP
3 21 (13.38%) Spring
4 18 (11.46%) .NET
5 17 (10.83%) RESTful
6 15 (9.55%) Web Services
7 14 (8.92%) Spring MVC
8 13 (8.28%) HTML
9 12 (7.64%) CSS
10 7 (4.46%) JSON
10 7 (4.46%) Kafka
11 6 (3.82%) HTML5
11 6 (3.82%) JMS
11 6 (3.82%) React
12 5 (3.18%) Dropwizard
12 5 (3.18%) Express
12 5 (3.18%) jQuery
13 4 (2.55%) ASP.NET Web API
13 4 (2.55%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.83%) Linux Command Line
2 10 (6.37%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (5.73%) User Experience
4 8 (5.10%) Fintech
5 6 (3.82%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.82%) Reinsurance
6 4 (2.55%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.55%) Derivative
6 4 (2.55%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.91%) Cloud Native
7 3 (1.91%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.91%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.27%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.27%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.64%) Anti-Piracy
9 1 (0.64%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.64%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (0.64%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (17.83%) Unix
2 25 (15.92%) Linux
3 10 (6.37%) Windows
4 5 (3.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (3.18%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.91%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.27%) Android
6 2 (1.27%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.64%) CoreOS
7 1 (0.64%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (72.61%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (64.97%) Continuous Integration
3 86 (54.78%) DevOps
4 67 (42.68%) TDD
5 41 (26.11%) Scrum
6 37 (23.57%) Microservices
7 36 (22.93%) BDD
8 27 (17.20%) Kanban
9 24 (15.29%) Test Automation
10 19 (12.10%) MVC
11 17 (10.83%) E-Commerce
11 17 (10.83%) Software Engineering
12 16 (10.19%) Deployment Automation
13 14 (8.92%) Pair Programming
14 12 (7.64%) Configuration Management
15 11 (7.01%) Coaching
16 10 (6.37%) User Stories
17 9 (5.73%) Open Source
17 9 (5.73%) Problem-Solving
17 9 (5.73%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 72 (45.86%) Java
2 36 (22.93%) JavaScript
3 25 (15.92%) C#
3 25 (15.92%) Ruby
4 22 (14.01%) Python
5 20 (12.74%) Java 8
6 19 (12.10%) Scala
7 17 (10.83%) Kotlin
8 10 (6.37%) SQL
9 8 (5.10%) Groovy
10 7 (4.46%) Go
11 6 (3.82%) PowerShell
12 5 (3.18%) Bash Shell
12 5 (3.18%) C++
13 4 (2.55%) ES6
13 4 (2.55%) PHP
13 4 (2.55%) TypeScript
13 4 (2.55%) VB.NET
14 2 (1.27%) CoffeeScript
14 2 (1.27%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (3.18%) Degree
2 4 (2.55%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.91%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.64%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.64%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.64%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (17.83%) QA
2 3 (1.91%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.27%) GCP
System Software
1 36 (22.93%) Docker
2 5 (3.18%) vCloud
3 3 (1.91%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.27%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 27 (17.20%) Kubernetes
2 26 (16.56%) Ansible
3 25 (15.92%) Puppet
4 17 (10.83%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (10.83%) Terraform
5 15 (9.55%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (1.91%) Consul
6 3 (1.91%) Nagios
6 3 (1.91%) Prometheus
6 3 (1.91%) Sysdig
6 3 (1.91%) ZABBIX
7 2 (1.27%) Mesos
7 2 (1.27%) Salt
7 2 (1.27%) StackStorm
8 1 (0.64%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.64%) Grafana
8 1 (0.64%) HP UCMDB
8 1 (0.64%) Kibana
8 1 (0.64%) logstash
8 1 (0.64%) Marathon
Vendors
1 17 (10.83%) Splunk
2 16 (10.19%) Microsoft
3 15 (9.55%) AppDynamics
4 6 (3.82%) Google
5 5 (3.18%) SaltStack
5 5 (3.18%) VMware
6 4 (2.55%) Progress
7 3 (1.91%) Cloudera
7 3 (1.91%) Hortonworks
7 3 (1.91%) MuleSoft
7 3 (1.91%) Oracle
7 3 (1.91%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.64%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.64%) Blue Prism
8 1 (0.64%) Dynatrace
8 1 (0.64%) HP
8 1 (0.64%) New Relic
8 1 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.64%) Serena
8 1 (0.64%) TIBCO