Period
to 16 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 79 131 130
Rank change year-on-year +52 -1 +18
Contract jobs citing Continuous Delivery 221 123 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.25% 1.74% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.70% 1.95% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 104 79
City of London median daily rate £550 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% - +16.67%
10th Percentile £400 £425 £413
90th Percentile £663 £625 £625
Central London median daily rate £550 £520 £500
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +11.11%
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 5,967 6,295 5,511
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.75% 89.19% 88.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,675 5,020 4,375
City of London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £319 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £688 £665
Central London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +3.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 61 50
City of London median hourly rate £19.13 £18.70 £21.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.27% -11.48% -0.59%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.81 £13.73
90th Percentile £35.21 £31.50 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £19.25 £20.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -6.10% +7.89% -9.52%

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 - 24 £550 -
London Bridge - 1 £500 -
Continuous Delivery
Central London

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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.

1 140 (63.35%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (47.96%) DevOps
3 94 (42.53%) Docker
4 85 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
5 79 (35.75%) Java
6 78 (35.29%) Finance
6 78 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
6 78 (35.29%) TDD
7 76 (34.39%) Kubernetes
8 60 (27.15%) Jenkins
9 58 (26.24%) Python
10 57 (25.79%) Greenfield Project
11 56 (25.34%) Terraform
12 54 (24.43%) Linux
13 52 (23.53%) Open Source
14 51 (23.08%) JavaScript
15 50 (22.62%) Banking
15 50 (22.62%) Microservices
16 38 (17.19%) Test Automation
17 36 (16.29%) Git (software)
17 36 (16.29%) Microsoft Azure
18 35 (15.84%) REST
19 34 (15.38%) HTML
20 33 (14.93%) Deployment Automation
21 32 (14.48%) BDD
22 31 (14.03%) Ansible
22 31 (14.03%) .NET
22 31 (14.03%) Scrum
23 30 (13.57%) Scala
24 28 (12.67%) Software Engineering

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 13 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (4.07%) Gunicorn
3 8 (3.62%) Apache Spark
4 7 (3.17%) Cloud Foundry
5 6 (2.71%) Apache
5 6 (2.71%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.36%) CMS
7 2 (0.90%) Apache Airflow
7 2 (0.90%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.90%) Confluence
7 2 (0.90%) Drupal
7 2 (0.90%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.45%) Mule
8 1 (0.45%) nginx
8 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.90%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 78 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (16.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (6.33%) PaaS
3 14 (6.33%) Serverless
4 11 (4.98%) Google Cloud Platform
4 11 (4.98%) SaaS
5 9 (4.07%) Datadog
6 8 (3.62%) GitHub
7 7 (3.17%) Azure Functions
8 5 (2.26%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (2.26%) IaaS
9 4 (1.81%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (1.81%) OpenShift
10 3 (1.36%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (1.36%) IBM Cloud
11 2 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.90%) Google Play
12 1 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.71%) HTTP
2 3 (1.36%) Firewall
2 3 (1.36%) Kerberos
2 3 (1.36%) VPN
3 2 (0.90%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.90%) LAN
4 1 (0.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.05%) NoSQL
2 17 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 13 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 12 (5.43%) Apache Cassandra
5 11 (4.98%) Relational Database
6 9 (4.07%) Cosmos DB
7 8 (3.62%) Redis
8 6 (2.71%) Azure SQL Database
8 6 (2.71%) Big Data
8 6 (2.71%) Data Lake
8 6 (2.71%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (2.71%) RDBMS
9 5 (2.26%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (1.81%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (1.36%) Flink
12 2 (0.90%) Aerospike
12 2 (0.90%) Couchbase
12 2 (0.90%) Hazelcast
12 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 60 (27.15%) Jenkins
2 36 (16.29%) Git (software)
3 25 (11.31%) Selenium
4 23 (10.41%) Gradle
5 21 (9.50%) Maven
6 14 (6.33%) Gatling
7 12 (5.43%) JUnit
8 10 (4.52%) Cucumber
8 10 (4.52%) JIRA
9 9 (4.07%) Robot Framework
9 9 (4.07%) TeamCity
10 8 (3.62%) NUnit
11 7 (3.17%) Karma Test Runner
11 7 (3.17%) Octopus Deploy
11 7 (3.17%) Subversion
12 6 (2.71%) Bitbucket
12 6 (2.71%) Moq
12 6 (2.71%) MSTest
12 6 (2.71%) Visual Studio
12 6 (2.71%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 78 (35.29%) Finance
2 50 (22.62%) Banking
3 12 (5.43%) Financial Institution
4 8 (3.62%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.17%) Front Office
6 6 (2.71%) Legal
7 5 (2.26%) Billing
7 5 (2.26%) Retail
8 4 (1.81%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.90%) Law
10 1 (0.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 88 (39.82%) Developer
2 71 (32.13%) DevOps Engineer
3 36 (16.29%) AWS DevOps
4 33 (14.93%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 33 (14.93%) AWS Engineer
5 28 (12.67%) Java Developer
6 26 (11.76%) Java Engineer
7 22 (9.95%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 22 (9.95%) Senior Developer
8 16 (7.24%) .NET Developer
9 13 (5.88%) C# Developer
10 12 (5.43%) J2EE Developer
10 12 (5.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 10 (4.52%) Angular Developer
11 10 (4.52%) React Developer
12 7 (3.17%) C# .NET Developer
13 6 (2.71%) IT Engineer
13 6 (2.71%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
13 6 (2.71%) NoSQL Developer
13 6 (2.71%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (15.84%) REST
2 34 (15.38%) HTML
3 31 (14.03%) .NET
4 27 (12.22%) Spring
5 24 (10.86%) RESTful
6 22 (9.95%) CSS
7 20 (9.05%) .NET Core
7 20 (9.05%) Node.js
8 16 (7.24%) AngularJS
9 14 (6.33%) J2EE
9 14 (6.33%) Java EE
9 14 (6.33%) React
10 12 (5.43%) DHTML
10 12 (5.43%) Ehcache
10 12 (5.43%) JMS
10 12 (5.43%) JSON
10 12 (5.43%) Web Services
11 11 (4.98%) ASP.NET
11 11 (4.98%) XML
12 10 (4.52%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 57 (25.79%) Greenfield Project
2 28 (12.67%) Cloud Native
3 20 (9.05%) iPad
4 16 (7.24%) Fintech
5 12 (5.43%) Hedge funds
6 9 (4.07%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (3.17%) Mobile App
8 6 (2.71%) Fixed Income
8 6 (2.71%) Public Cloud
8 6 (2.71%) User Experience
9 4 (1.81%) Blog
9 4 (1.81%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (1.36%) Cyberthreat
11 2 (0.90%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.90%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.90%) Enterprise Cloud
11 2 (0.90%) PKI
12 1 (0.45%) Grid Computing
12 1 (0.45%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 54 (24.43%) Linux
2 12 (5.43%) Windows
3 9 (4.07%) Unix
4 5 (2.26%) Android
4 5 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.81%) Mesosphere
5 4 (1.81%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.36%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (63.35%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (47.96%) DevOps
3 85 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
4 78 (35.29%) TDD
5 52 (23.53%) Open Source
6 50 (22.62%) Microservices
7 38 (17.19%) Test Automation
8 33 (14.93%) Deployment Automation
9 32 (14.48%) BDD
10 31 (14.03%) Scrum
11 28 (12.67%) Mentoring
11 28 (12.67%) Software Engineering
12 25 (11.31%) OO
13 24 (10.86%) E-Commerce
14 21 (9.50%) Front End Development
15 19 (8.60%) Change Control
16 18 (8.14%) Integration Testing
16 18 (8.14%) SDLC
17 17 (7.69%) Migration
18 16 (7.24%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 79 (35.75%) Java
2 58 (26.24%) Python
3 51 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 30 (13.57%) Scala
5 27 (12.22%) SQL
6 26 (11.76%) C#
7 23 (10.41%) Groovy
8 16 (7.24%) Ruby
9 15 (6.79%) Bash Shell
10 14 (6.33%) Go
11 9 (4.07%) ES6
12 8 (3.62%) Kotlin
13 5 (2.26%) C
13 5 (2.26%) Java 8
13 5 (2.26%) PHP
13 5 (2.26%) PowerShell
13 5 (2.26%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.81%) Apex Code
14 4 (1.81%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.90%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (3.17%) Degree
2 5 (2.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.36%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (0.90%) CISA
5 2 (0.90%) CISM
5 2 (0.90%) CISMP
5 2 (0.90%) CISSP
5 2 (0.90%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
5 2 (0.90%) ISSMP
6 1 (0.45%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.45%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.52%) QA
2 4 (1.81%) SLA
3 2 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.90%) PSD2
4 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 94 (42.53%) Docker
2 6 (2.71%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.45%) HDFS
3 1 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.45%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 76 (34.39%) Kubernetes
2 56 (25.34%) Terraform
3 31 (14.03%) Ansible
4 14 (6.33%) Puppet
5 13 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (2.71%) Backup Exec
6 6 (2.71%) Consul
6 6 (2.71%) Packer
7 5 (2.26%) Kibana
7 5 (2.26%) Mesos
8 4 (1.81%) logstash
8 4 (1.81%) Marathon
8 4 (1.81%) Prometheus
9 3 (1.36%) ITRS Geneos
10 2 (0.90%) Nagios
10 2 (0.90%) Salt
10 2 (0.90%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.45%) Grafana
11 1 (0.45%) Rancher
11 1 (0.45%) rkt
Vendors
1 16 (7.24%) Google
2 15 (6.79%) Microsoft
3 12 (5.43%) Terracotta
4 9 (4.07%) Oracle
5 7 (3.17%) New Relic
6 6 (2.71%) Citrix
6 6 (2.71%) HP
6 6 (2.71%) Veritas
6 6 (2.71%) VMware
7 5 (2.26%) AppDynamics
7 5 (2.26%) Atlassian
7 5 (2.26%) Splunk
8 4 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.36%) IBM
9 3 (1.36%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.90%) Micro Focus
10 2 (0.90%) SaltStack
10 2 (0.90%) SOASTA, Inc
11 1 (0.45%) MuleSoft
11 1 (0.45%) ServiceNow