Period
to 28 October 2021

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 28 October 2021 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
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 137 90 113
Rank change year-on-year -47 +23 -11
Contract jobs citing Continuous Delivery 46 29 138
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.18% 1.61% 2.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 1.81% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 23 106
10th Percentile £373 £491 £466
25th Percentile £514 £531 £513
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £563 £575 £594
Median % change year-on-year -2.17% -3.16% +7.95%
75th Percentile £637 £638 £725
90th Percentile £688 £668 £775
Central London median daily rate £563 £575 £575
% change year-on-year -2.17% - +4.55%

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 3,565 1,606 5,405
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.13% 89.32% 90.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,711 1,201 4,318
10th Percentile £364 £313 £325
25th Percentile £463 £413 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +3.96%
75th Percentile £650 £600 £600
90th Percentile £750 £675 £680
Central London median daily rate £550 £523 £513
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.95% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 31 61
10th Percentile £15.14 £15.00 £12.00
25th Percentile £20.94 £18.75 £12.76
Median hourly rate £32.20 £32.00 £19.00
Median % change year-on-year +0.63% +68.42% +1.60%
75th Percentile £42.38 £43.00 £26.00
90th Percentile £62.65 £47.75 £49.31
Central London median hourly rate £32.45 £30.95 £20.42
% change year-on-year +4.86% +51.58% +9.17%

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 28 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Continuous Delivery in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 October 2021, 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 33 (71.74%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (63.04%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (43.48%) Finance
4 17 (36.96%) DevOps
5 16 (34.78%) AWS
6 14 (30.43%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (26.09%) User Experience
7 12 (26.09%) SQL
7 12 (26.09%) TDD
7 12 (26.09%) Clean Code
8 11 (23.91%) HTML
9 10 (21.74%) JavaScript
9 10 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (21.74%) Apple Swift
9 10 (21.74%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 10 (21.74%) Apple iOS
10 9 (19.57%) User Stories
10 9 (19.57%) Mobile App
10 9 (19.57%) Mobile Application Development
10 9 (19.57%) Serverless
10 9 (19.57%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
10 9 (19.57%) React Native
10 9 (19.57%) Translating Business Requirements
10 9 (19.57%) Coaching
10 9 (19.57%) Kubernetes
10 9 (19.57%) Mobile Development
10 9 (19.57%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (19.57%) Java
10 9 (19.57%) CSS
10 9 (19.57%) Android

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 2 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.17%) Camunda
2 1 (2.17%) CMS
2 1 (2.17%) Confluence
2 1 (2.17%) EPiServer
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (34.78%) AWS
2 9 (19.57%) Serverless
3 8 (17.39%) Azure
4 6 (13.04%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (4.35%) GitHub
5 2 (4.35%) Power Platform
6 1 (2.17%) Amazon Cognito
6 1 (2.17%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (2.17%) Amazon S3
6 1 (2.17%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (2.17%) AWS Step Functions
6 1 (2.17%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (2.17%) Azure Functions
6 1 (2.17%) Azure Key Vault
6 1 (2.17%) Azure Logic Apps
6 1 (2.17%) Azure Storage
6 1 (2.17%) Microsoft 365
6 1 (2.17%) PaaS
6 1 (2.17%) Power Automate
6 1 (2.17%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) DNS
1 1 (2.17%) DSL
1 1 (2.17%) Firewall
1 1 (2.17%) NAS
1 1 (2.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (8.70%) SSDT
3 3 (6.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (4.35%) Big Data
5 1 (2.17%) Cloudera CDH
5 1 (2.17%) Data Lake
5 1 (2.17%) KDB
5 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.17%) Power BI
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2017
5 1 (2.17%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 9 (19.57%) Git (software)
2 7 (15.22%) Jenkins
3 6 (13.04%) Visual Studio
4 4 (8.70%) Bitbucket
4 4 (8.70%) Jasmine
4 4 (8.70%) JSUnit
4 4 (8.70%) Karma Test Runner
4 4 (8.70%) Sourcetree
4 4 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (6.52%) Cucumber
5 3 (6.52%) JIRA
6 2 (4.35%) Gradle
6 2 (4.35%) JMeter
6 2 (4.35%) Selenium
6 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio Code
7 1 (2.17%) GitLab
7 1 (2.17%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.17%) SonarQube
7 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.17%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (43.48%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Social Skills
3 3 (6.52%) Banking
3 3 (6.52%) Financial Institution
3 3 (6.52%) Front Office
3 3 (6.52%) Legal
4 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.35%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.35%) Marketing
4 2 (4.35%) Organisational Skills
5 1 (2.17%) Presentation Skills
5 1 (2.17%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 26 (56.52%) Developer
2 13 (28.26%) React Developer
3 9 (19.57%) Mobile Developer
4 5 (10.87%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Engineering Manager
5 4 (8.70%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Analyst Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Data Warehouse Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (6.52%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Tester
7 2 (4.35%) Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Automation Tester
7 2 (4.35%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Database Specialist
7 2 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Node.js Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.91%) HTML
2 9 (19.57%) CSS
2 9 (19.57%) React Native
3 8 (17.39%) HTML5
3 8 (17.39%) Node.js
3 8 (17.39%) React
4 4 (8.70%) GraphQL
4 4 (8.70%) Jest
4 4 (8.70%) jQuery
4 4 (8.70%) Redux
4 4 (8.70%) RESTful
5 3 (6.52%) AngularJS
5 3 (6.52%) Spring
5 3 (6.52%) Web Services
6 2 (4.35%) .NET
6 2 (4.35%) Gherkin
6 2 (4.35%) LESS
6 2 (4.35%) Middleware
6 2 (4.35%) Sass
6 2 (4.35%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.09%) User Experience
2 9 (19.57%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.52%) N-Tier
4 2 (4.35%) Derivative
4 2 (4.35%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (4.35%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.17%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.17%) Equities
5 1 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.17%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.74%) Apple iOS
2 9 (19.57%) Android
3 5 (10.87%) Linux
4 2 (4.35%) Windows
5 1 (2.17%) Unix
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (71.74%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (63.04%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (36.96%) DevOps
4 14 (30.43%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (26.09%) Clean Code
5 12 (26.09%) TDD
6 10 (21.74%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 10 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (19.57%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (19.57%) Coaching
7 9 (19.57%) Mobile Application Development
7 9 (19.57%) Mobile Development
7 9 (19.57%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 9 (19.57%) Thought Leadership
7 9 (19.57%) Translating Business Requirements
7 9 (19.57%) User Stories
8 8 (17.39%) Microservices
8 8 (17.39%) Software Engineering
9 7 (15.22%) Pair Programming
9 7 (15.22%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.09%) SQL
2 10 (21.74%) Apple Swift
2 10 (21.74%) JavaScript
3 9 (19.57%) Java
4 6 (13.04%) Python
5 4 (8.70%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 4 (8.70%) T-SQL
5 4 (8.70%) TypeScript
6 3 (6.52%) C#
7 2 (4.35%) ES6
7 2 (4.35%) Java 8
7 2 (4.35%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.17%) Groovy
8 1 (2.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) AWS Certification
2 2 (4.35%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) Accessibility
2 2 (4.35%) GDPR
2 2 (4.35%) QA
3 1 (2.17%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.17%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) Docker
2 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.17%) NFS
3 1 (2.17%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (19.57%) Kubernetes
2 5 (10.87%) Terraform
3 2 (4.35%) Ansible
4 1 (2.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle
3 2 (4.35%) Google
4 1 (2.17%) Apple
4 1 (2.17%) Charles River
4 1 (2.17%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.17%) Databricks
4 1 (2.17%) F5
4 1 (2.17%) IBM
4 1 (2.17%) Pega
4 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.17%) VMware