Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 137 138
Rank change year-on-year +7 +1 +52
Contract jobs citing Continuous Delivery 126 94 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.78% 1.54% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 1.75% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 76 85
City of London median daily rate £525 £531 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.04% +17.89% -7.22%
10th Percentile £424 £413 £364
90th Percentile £625 £625 £583
Central London median daily rate £515 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +3.00% +11.11% -10.00%
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 6,216 5,377 6,031
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.88% 87.92% 85.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,972 4,282 4,798
City of London median daily rate £505 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.32% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £333 £313 £288
90th Percentile £688 £671 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 48 56
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.34 £21.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.04% -7.04% +15.13%
10th Percentile £11.81 £13.68 £12.50
90th Percentile £31.50 £55.00 £52.75
Central London median hourly rate £20.25 £19.00 £21.62
% change year-on-year +6.58% -12.10% +20.08%

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 22 January 2018.

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Delivery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Continuous Delivery.

1 89 (70.63%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (61.11%) Continuous Integration
3 70 (55.56%) DevOps
4 52 (41.27%) Java
5 45 (35.71%) TDD
6 43 (34.13%) Finance
7 42 (33.33%) Git (software)
8 35 (27.78%) BDD
8 35 (27.78%) Jenkins
9 30 (23.81%) JavaScript
10 29 (23.02%) Docker
11 26 (20.63%) TeamCity
12 25 (19.84%) .NET
12 25 (19.84%) MVC
13 24 (19.05%) Scrum
13 24 (19.05%) Banking
14 23 (18.25%) C#
14 23 (18.25%) Web Services
14 23 (18.25%) Amazon AWS
15 22 (17.46%) Microsoft Azure
15 22 (17.46%) Ansible
15 22 (17.46%) REST
16 21 (16.67%) Maven
16 21 (16.67%) JIRA
17 20 (15.87%) Puppet
17 20 (15.87%) Node.js
17 20 (15.87%) Microservices
18 19 (15.08%) Spring
19 18 (14.29%) QA
20 17 (13.49%) Investment Banking

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 10 (7.94%) Cloud Foundry
2 7 (5.56%) Confluence
3 4 (3.17%) Apache Spark
3 4 (3.17%) CMS
4 3 (2.38%) Apache
4 3 (2.38%) Mule
4 3 (2.38%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.59%) IPython
5 2 (1.59%) Jupyter
5 2 (1.59%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.59%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.79%) Drupal
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.79%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.59%) SPSS
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Bloomberg TOMS
1 2 (1.59%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.79%) RMDS
2 1 (0.79%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (18.25%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (17.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (7.94%) npm
4 4 (3.17%) GitHub
4 4 (3.17%) PaaS
4 4 (3.17%) SaaS
4 4 (3.17%) Serverless
5 3 (2.38%) IaaS
5 3 (2.38%) Office 365
6 2 (1.59%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.79%) CloudBees
7 1 (0.79%) Heroku
7 1 (0.79%) Slack
7 1 (0.79%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.73%) Firewall
2 7 (5.56%) HTTP
2 7 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 6 (4.76%) SSL
4 1 (0.79%) DNS
4 1 (0.79%) DSL
4 1 (0.79%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.11%) MySQL
1 14 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (6.35%) MongoDB
3 8 (6.35%) Relational Database
4 7 (5.56%) Big Data
5 6 (4.76%) NoSQL
6 5 (3.97%) Blockchain
6 5 (3.97%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.38%) CouchDB
8 2 (1.59%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.59%) Cosmos DB
8 2 (1.59%) Data Lake
8 2 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.59%) Flink
8 2 (1.59%) HBase
8 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.59%) Presto
9 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 42 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 35 (27.78%) Jenkins
3 26 (20.63%) TeamCity
4 21 (16.67%) JIRA
4 21 (16.67%) Maven
5 16 (12.70%) Sonatype Nexus
6 15 (11.90%) Cucumber
7 12 (9.52%) Selenium
8 10 (7.94%) Liquibase
9 7 (5.56%) Vagrant
10 6 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (4.76%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (3.97%) Gradle
11 5 (3.97%) Hudson
11 5 (3.97%) MSBuild
11 5 (3.97%) SpecFlow
11 5 (3.97%) Visual Studio
12 4 (3.17%) Bitbucket
12 4 (3.17%) FxCop
General
1 43 (34.13%) Finance
2 24 (19.05%) Banking
3 17 (13.49%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.97%) Marketing
5 4 (3.17%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.38%) Games
6 3 (2.38%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.59%) Advertising
7 2 (1.59%) Electronics
7 2 (1.59%) Front Office
7 2 (1.59%) Law
7 2 (1.59%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.79%) Retail
8 1 (0.79%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (37.30%) Developer
2 32 (25.40%) DevOps Engineer
3 23 (18.25%) Java Developer
4 21 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 11 (8.73%) Scala Developer
6 10 (7.94%) C# Developer
6 10 (7.94%) Senior Java Developer
7 9 (7.14%) Integration Engineer
7 9 (7.14%) Java Engineer
7 9 (7.14%) Senior DevOps
8 8 (6.35%) Architect
8 8 (6.35%) Java Scala Developer
8 8 (6.35%) Senior Java Scala Developer
8 8 (6.35%) Senior Scala Developer
9 7 (5.56%) AWS DevOps
10 6 (4.76%) .NET Developer
10 6 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (4.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 6 (4.76%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 6 (4.76%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (19.84%) .NET
2 23 (18.25%) Web Services
3 22 (17.46%) REST
4 20 (15.87%) Node.js
5 19 (15.08%) Spring
6 15 (11.90%) SOAP
7 14 (11.11%) RESTful
7 14 (11.11%) Spring MVC
8 12 (9.52%) CSS
8 12 (9.52%) HTML
9 10 (7.94%) Hibernate
10 9 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (6.35%) HTML5
11 8 (6.35%) JSON
11 8 (6.35%) React
12 7 (5.56%) jQuery
13 6 (4.76%) Express
13 6 (4.76%) JMS
14 5 (3.97%) AngularJS
14 5 (3.97%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.73%) Linux Command Line
2 7 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (4.76%) Fintech
3 6 (4.76%) User Experience
4 4 (3.17%) Reinsurance
5 3 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.59%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.59%) Cloud Native
6 2 (1.59%) Derivative
6 2 (1.59%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.59%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.79%) Bitcoin
7 1 (0.79%) Clustering
7 1 (0.79%) CMDB
7 1 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.79%) NHS
7 1 (0.79%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.79%) Social Network
7 1 (0.79%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.49%) Unix
2 15 (11.90%) Linux
3 5 (3.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (3.97%) Ubuntu
4 3 (2.38%) Windows
5 2 (1.59%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.59%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.79%) AIX
6 1 (0.79%) Android
6 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.79%) CoreOS
6 1 (0.79%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (70.63%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (61.11%) Continuous Integration
3 70 (55.56%) DevOps
4 45 (35.71%) TDD
5 35 (27.78%) BDD
6 25 (19.84%) MVC
7 24 (19.05%) Scrum
8 20 (15.87%) Microservices
9 17 (13.49%) Test Automation
10 16 (12.70%) Software Engineering
11 15 (11.90%) E-Commerce
11 15 (11.90%) Kanban
12 14 (11.11%) Configuration Management
13 10 (7.94%) Release Management
14 9 (7.14%) Pair Programming
14 9 (7.14%) SDLC
15 7 (5.56%) Coaching
15 7 (5.56%) ITIL
15 7 (5.56%) Web Development
16 6 (4.76%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 52 (41.27%) Java
2 30 (23.81%) JavaScript
3 23 (18.25%) C#
4 15 (11.90%) Python
4 15 (11.90%) Ruby
5 14 (11.11%) Scala
6 8 (6.35%) SQL
7 7 (5.56%) Kotlin
8 5 (3.97%) Bash Shell
9 4 (3.17%) PowerShell
9 4 (3.17%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.38%) ES6
10 3 (2.38%) Groovy
11 2 (1.59%) Perl
11 2 (1.59%) PHP
11 2 (1.59%) R
11 2 (1.59%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.59%) VB
12 1 (0.79%) Go
12 1 (0.79%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.97%) Degree
3 4 (3.17%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.79%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.79%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (14.29%) QA
2 2 (1.59%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.79%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.79%) MiFID
3 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (23.02%) Docker
2 5 (3.97%) vCloud
3 2 (1.59%) Apache Flume
3 2 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.79%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 22 (17.46%) Ansible
2 20 (15.87%) Puppet
3 15 (11.90%) Kubernetes
3 15 (11.90%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (8.73%) Docker Swarm
5 7 (5.56%) Terraform
6 4 (3.17%) ZABBIX
7 3 (2.38%) Nagios
7 3 (2.38%) Sysdig
8 2 (1.59%) Mesos
9 1 (0.79%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.79%) HP UCMDB
9 1 (0.79%) MOM
9 1 (0.79%) Salt
Vendors
1 14 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.52%) Splunk
3 11 (8.73%) AppDynamics
4 7 (5.56%) VMware
5 5 (3.97%) SaltStack
6 4 (3.17%) Atlassian
7 3 (2.38%) MuleSoft
7 3 (2.38%) Oracle
7 3 (2.38%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.59%) Bloomberg
8 2 (1.59%) ION Trading
8 2 (1.59%) SAP
9 1 (0.79%) Google
9 1 (0.79%) Hortonworks
9 1 (0.79%) HP
9 1 (0.79%) Murex
9 1 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.79%) Serena
9 1 (0.79%) Tableau
9 1 (0.79%) TIBCO