Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 96 94 136
Rank change year-on-year -2 +42 -6
Contract jobs citing Continuous Delivery 141 193 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.40% 2.74% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.68% 3.13% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 164 105
City of London median daily rate £588 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.82% +4.76% -
10th Percentile £463 £425 £419
90th Percentile £769 £671 £675
Central London median daily rate £575 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
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 5,271 6,159 6,407
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 89.60% 87.35% 89.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,131 4,902 5,083
City of London median daily rate £525 £505 £505
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.96% - +6.32%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £325
90th Percentile £688 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £513 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 97 62
City of London median hourly rate £19.50 £19.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +1.60% -6.50%
10th Percentile £12.02 £13.19 £13.32
90th Percentile £52.85 £33.30 £30.75
Central London median hourly rate £20.83 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +9.63% - -

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 15 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Delivery in the City of London

Continuous Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Delivery in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Continuous Delivery in the City of London

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 86 (60.99%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (48.23%) Continuous Integration
3 61 (43.26%) DevOps
4 50 (35.46%) Java
5 47 (33.33%) TDD
6 44 (31.21%) Python
6 44 (31.21%) AWS
7 37 (26.24%) Azure
7 37 (26.24%) Test Automation
7 37 (26.24%) Jenkins
8 33 (23.40%) Docker
8 33 (23.40%) Scrum
9 32 (22.70%) Microservices
10 27 (19.15%) GCP
11 25 (17.73%) Terraform
11 25 (17.73%) Pair Programming
11 25 (17.73%) Linux
12 24 (17.02%) Ruby
12 24 (17.02%) Kafka
13 23 (16.31%) Google
13 23 (16.31%) Scala
14 22 (15.60%) JIRA
14 22 (15.60%) SQL
15 21 (14.89%) BDD
15 21 (14.89%) Kubernetes
16 20 (14.18%) Git (software)
17 19 (13.48%) Kanban
17 19 (13.48%) Web Services
17 19 (13.48%) Ansible
18 18 (12.77%) JavaScript

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 (10.64%) Confluence
2 7 (4.96%) Apache Airflow
2 7 (4.96%) Apache Spark
3 4 (2.84%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.84%) IIS
4 2 (1.42%) JBoss
4 2 (1.42%) Jetty
4 2 (1.42%) Oracle Self-Service HR
4 2 (1.42%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.42%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.71%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.71%) Jupyter
5 1 (0.71%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.42%) SAP MDG
1 2 (1.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.71%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 44 (31.21%) AWS
2 37 (26.24%) Azure
3 27 (19.15%) GCP
4 13 (9.22%) Serverless
5 11 (7.80%) AWS Lambda
6 10 (7.09%) GitHub
7 9 (6.38%) Azure Data Factory
7 9 (6.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 8 (5.67%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (5.67%) Amazon S3
8 8 (5.67%) Power Platform
9 7 (4.96%) Datadog
9 7 (4.96%) Tricentis Tosca
10 6 (4.26%) Azure Functions
11 5 (3.55%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (2.84%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (2.13%) Azure Active Directory
13 3 (2.13%) Stackdriver
14 2 (1.42%) Amazon ELB
14 2 (1.42%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.67%) VPN
2 6 (4.26%) Firewall
2 6 (4.26%) Internet
3 3 (2.13%) DNS
4 2 (1.42%) SSH
5 1 (0.71%) HTTP
5 1 (0.71%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.71%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.93%) BigQuery
2 12 (8.51%) Apache Cassandra
2 12 (8.51%) Relational Database
3 10 (7.09%) SQL Server
4 9 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (6.38%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (5.67%) Power BI
6 7 (4.96%) MySQL
6 7 (4.96%) Redis
6 7 (4.96%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (4.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 6 (4.26%) Big Data
7 6 (4.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 6 (4.26%) SQL Server 2017
7 6 (4.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (3.55%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (3.55%) Data Lake
8 5 (3.55%) NoSQL
9 4 (2.84%) Azure SQL Database
9 4 (2.84%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 37 (26.24%) Jenkins
2 22 (15.60%) JIRA
3 20 (14.18%) Git (software)
4 17 (12.06%) Selenium
5 10 (7.09%) Cucumber
6 7 (4.96%) Sonatype Nexus
6 7 (4.96%) Visual Studio Team System
7 5 (3.55%) NUnit
8 4 (2.84%) Gradle
8 4 (2.84%) Maven
8 4 (2.84%) Moq
8 4 (2.84%) WebDriver
9 3 (2.13%) Hudson
9 3 (2.13%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.42%) FishEye
10 2 (1.42%) Mercurial
10 2 (1.42%) Mocha
10 2 (1.42%) Poseidon for UML
10 2 (1.42%) Subversion
General
1 13 (9.22%) Finance
2 9 (6.38%) Banking
3 6 (4.26%) Front Office
4 4 (2.84%) Retail
5 3 (2.13%) Advertising
5 3 (2.13%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.13%) Public Sector
6 2 (1.42%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.42%) Marketing
7 1 (0.71%) Billing
7 1 (0.71%) Games
7 1 (0.71%) Law
7 1 (0.71%) Legal
7 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (33.33%) Developer
2 33 (23.40%) DevOps Engineer
3 18 (12.77%) Java Developer
4 17 (12.06%) Architect
5 12 (8.51%) Azure DevOps
6 10 (7.09%) Azure Engineer
7 9 (6.38%) AWS DevOps
7 9 (6.38%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 9 (6.38%) Cloud Engineer
8 8 (5.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 8 (5.67%) AWS Engineer
8 8 (5.67%) Data Engineer
8 8 (5.67%) Senior Developer
9 7 (4.96%) Cloud Architect
10 6 (4.26%) C# Developer
10 6 (4.26%) Python Developer
11 5 (3.55%) React Developer
11 5 (3.55%) Scala Developer
12 4 (2.84%) Agile Coach
12 4 (2.84%) Senior Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (17.02%) Kafka
2 19 (13.48%) Web Services
3 18 (12.77%) JSON
4 14 (9.93%) AngularJS
5 13 (9.22%) RESTful
6 12 (8.51%) Spring
7 10 (7.09%) .NET
8 9 (6.38%) HTML
8 9 (6.38%) Node.js
9 8 (5.67%) Angular 2
9 8 (5.67%) OAuth
9 8 (5.67%) Spring Boot
10 7 (4.96%) CSS
10 7 (4.96%) React
11 6 (4.26%) Apache Beam
12 5 (3.55%) .NET Core
12 5 (3.55%) Swagger
12 5 (3.55%) XML
13 4 (2.84%) ASP.NET
13 4 (2.84%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.96%) Public Cloud
2 5 (3.55%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (2.84%) iPad
4 3 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.13%) Enterprise Cloud
4 3 (2.13%) User Experience
5 2 (1.42%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (1.42%) Derivative
5 2 (1.42%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.71%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.71%) Clustering
6 1 (0.71%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.71%) iSeries
6 1 (0.71%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.71%) Replication
6 1 (0.71%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 25 (17.73%) Linux
2 13 (9.22%) Windows
3 10 (7.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.13%) CentOS
5 2 (1.42%) Android
5 2 (1.42%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.42%) Debian
5 2 (1.42%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.42%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.42%) Unix
5 2 (1.42%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (60.99%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (48.23%) Continuous Integration
3 61 (43.26%) DevOps
4 47 (33.33%) TDD
5 37 (26.24%) Test Automation
6 33 (23.40%) Scrum
7 32 (22.70%) Microservices
8 25 (17.73%) Pair Programming
9 21 (14.89%) BDD
10 19 (13.48%) Kanban
11 17 (12.06%) User Stories
12 15 (10.64%) Configuration Management
13 14 (9.93%) Continuous Improvement
13 14 (9.93%) Data Integration
14 13 (9.22%) Infrastructure as Code
15 12 (8.51%) Software Engineering
15 12 (8.51%) Unit Testing
16 11 (7.80%) Deployment Automation
16 11 (7.80%) Open Source
17 10 (7.09%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 50 (35.46%) Java
2 44 (31.21%) Python
3 24 (17.02%) Ruby
4 23 (16.31%) Scala
5 22 (15.60%) SQL
6 18 (12.77%) JavaScript
7 17 (12.06%) Bash Shell
8 14 (9.93%) C#
9 11 (7.80%) Perl
10 10 (7.09%) Groovy
10 10 (7.09%) PowerShell
11 8 (5.67%) Java 8
12 7 (4.96%) Go
13 6 (4.26%) TypeScript
14 5 (3.55%) PL/SQL
15 3 (2.13%) C++
15 3 (2.13%) T-SQL
16 2 (1.42%) Clojure
16 2 (1.42%) ClojureScript
16 2 (1.42%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (9.22%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.67%) Degree
3 7 (4.96%) RHCE
4 5 (3.55%) AWS Certification
5 4 (2.84%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (2.13%) Master's Degree
7 2 (1.42%) ISEB
7 2 (1.42%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.71%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.84%) QA
2 3 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 3 (2.13%) NIST
3 2 (1.42%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.42%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (23.40%) Docker
2 4 (2.84%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.71%) Samba
3 1 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 25 (17.73%) Terraform
2 21 (14.89%) Kubernetes
3 19 (13.48%) Ansible
4 9 (6.38%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (6.38%) Suricata
5 6 (4.26%) Puppet
6 4 (2.84%) MIIS
6 4 (2.84%) Prometheus
7 2 (1.42%) Graphite
7 2 (1.42%) Salt
8 1 (0.71%) Ambari
8 1 (0.71%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.71%) Nagios
8 1 (0.71%) Nessus
8 1 (0.71%) SELinux
Vendors
1 23 (16.31%) Google
2 16 (11.35%) Red Hat
3 13 (9.22%) Microsoft
4 10 (7.09%) Qualys
4 10 (7.09%) Splunk
5 8 (5.67%) ServiceNow
5 8 (5.67%) Tableau
6 6 (4.26%) Databricks
6 6 (4.26%) Oracle
7 5 (3.55%) Atlassian
8 4 (2.84%) Cloudera
9 3 (2.13%) Criteo
9 3 (2.13%) Facebook
9 3 (2.13%) Hortonworks
9 3 (2.13%) New Relic
9 3 (2.13%) SAP
9 3 (2.13%) Sybase
10 2 (1.42%) VMware
11 1 (0.71%) Symantec
11 1 (0.71%) TOWER Software