Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 132 91 118
Rank change year-on-year -41 +27 -2
Contract jobs citing Continuous Delivery 28 50 124
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.91% 1.81% 1.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 2.08% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 44 78
10th Percentile £406 £416 £418
25th Percentile £521 £497 £475
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £563 £572 £550
Median % change year-on-year -1.57% +3.91% -
75th Percentile £638 £638 £650
90th Percentile £750 £710 £734
Central London median daily rate £563 £564 £550
% change year-on-year -0.27% +2.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £60.00
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 2,788 2,408 5,780
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 90.81% 87.37% 89.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,039 1,800 4,495
10th Percentile £357 £331 £358
25th Percentile £446 £413 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £518 £525
Median % change year-on-year +6.28% -1.43% +2.44%
75th Percentile £638 £601 £600
90th Percentile £719 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 39 62
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.42 £11.25
25th Percentile £12.38 £14.19 £12.82
Median hourly rate £23.45 £24.00 £20.25
Median % change year-on-year -2.29% +18.52% +8.29%
75th Percentile £32.70 £39.25 £37.35
90th Percentile £42.25 £53.30 £44.80
Central London median hourly rate £22.25 £26.22 £21.00
% change year-on-year -15.14% +24.86% +9.09%

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 24 June 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Continuous Delivery in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 15 (53.57%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (50.00%) Java
3 13 (46.43%) DevOps
4 11 (39.29%) SOA
4 11 (39.29%) TDD
5 10 (35.71%) SQL
5 10 (35.71%) React
6 8 (28.57%) TypeScript
6 8 (28.57%) AngularJS
6 8 (28.57%) Pair Programming
6 8 (28.57%) Banking
7 7 (25.00%) Spring
7 7 (25.00%) Web Services
7 7 (25.00%) Finance
7 7 (25.00%) Microservices
8 6 (21.43%) Java 8
8 6 (21.43%) Scrum
8 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
8 6 (21.43%) HTML
8 6 (21.43%) CSS
8 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
8 6 (21.43%) jQuery
8 6 (21.43%) Scala
8 6 (21.43%) Azure
9 5 (17.86%) Test Automation
9 5 (17.86%) RESTful
9 5 (17.86%) BDD
9 5 (17.86%) Unit Testing
9 5 (17.86%) JSUnit

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 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.57%) Confluence
2 1 (3.57%) JBoss
2 1 (3.57%) Mule
2 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Azure
2 3 (10.71%) AWS
2 3 (10.71%) Serverless
3 2 (7.14%) Azure Functions
3 2 (7.14%) Azure Key Vault
3 2 (7.14%) Azure Logic Apps
3 2 (7.14%) Azure Service Bus
3 2 (7.14%) Azure Storage
3 2 (7.14%) Power Automate
3 2 (7.14%) Power Platform
3 2 (7.14%) PowerApps
4 1 (3.57%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (3.57%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (7.14%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (7.14%) OLTP
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (7.14%) SSDT
4 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.57%) MySQL
4 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.57%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Jasmine
1 5 (17.86%) JSUnit
1 5 (17.86%) Karma Test Runner
2 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 3 (10.71%) JIRA
3 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
4 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
4 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (3.57%) Bitbucket
5 1 (3.57%) FishEye
5 1 (3.57%) GitLab
5 1 (3.57%) Hudson
5 1 (3.57%) Locust
5 1 (3.57%) Selenium
5 1 (3.57%) Sourcetree
5 1 (3.57%) TestNG
5 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio Code
5 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (28.57%) Banking
2 7 (25.00%) Finance
3 5 (17.86%) Investment Banking
4 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (10.71%) Social Skills
6 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
6 1 (3.57%) Legal
6 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (17.86%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) React Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Investment Banking Java Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Azure Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Node.js Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Automation Tester
6 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Scala Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Tester
7 1 (3.57%) Angular Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Head of Delivery
7 1 (3.57%) Integration Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Java Middleware Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Middleware Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Windows DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) React
2 8 (28.57%) AngularJS
3 7 (25.00%) Spring
3 7 (25.00%) Web Services
4 6 (21.43%) CSS
4 6 (21.43%) HTML
4 6 (21.43%) jQuery
5 5 (17.86%) HTML5
5 5 (17.86%) Jest
5 5 (17.86%) Redux
5 5 (17.86%) RESTful
5 5 (17.86%) Spring Boot
6 4 (14.29%) Kafka
6 4 (14.29%) LESS
6 4 (14.29%) Node.js
6 4 (14.29%) Sass
6 4 (14.29%) XML
7 2 (7.14%) .NET
7 2 (7.14%) JSON
8 1 (3.57%) JTA
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) User Experience
2 4 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.57%) Cyberattack
3 1 (3.57%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Unix
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (46.43%) DevOps
4 11 (39.29%) SOA
4 11 (39.29%) TDD
5 8 (28.57%) Pair Programming
6 7 (25.00%) Microservices
7 6 (21.43%) Scrum
7 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
8 5 (17.86%) BDD
8 5 (17.86%) SEO
8 5 (17.86%) Test Automation
8 5 (17.86%) Unit Testing
8 5 (17.86%) Web Development
9 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (14.29%) E-business
9 4 (14.29%) Multithreading
9 4 (14.29%) Performance Optimisation
9 4 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (10.71%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) Java
2 10 (35.71%) SQL
3 8 (28.57%) TypeScript
4 6 (21.43%) Java 8
4 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 6 (21.43%) Scala
5 5 (17.86%) Kotlin
6 4 (14.29%) PL/SQL
6 4 (14.29%) T-SQL
7 3 (10.71%) ES6
7 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
8 2 (7.14%) C#
8 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 2 (7.14%) Python
9 1 (3.57%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) Accessibility
2 1 (3.57%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Terraform
2 1 (3.57%) Ansible
2 1 (3.57%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle
1 4 (14.29%) Solace
2 2 (7.14%) Juniper
3 1 (3.57%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.57%) Murex
3 1 (3.57%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (3.57%) Sybase
3 1 (3.57%) Workday