Period
to 19 January 2020

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 19 January 2020 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
19 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 96 80 138
Rank change year-on-year -16 +58 +3
Contract jobs citing Continuous Delivery 99 219 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.02% 3.24% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 3.67% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 168 107
City of London median daily rate £600 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
10th Percentile £463 £400 £423
90th Percentile £733 £666 £625
Central London median daily rate £590 £550 £520
% change year-on-year +7.27% +5.77% +4.00%
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 4,320 5,968 6,347
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 88.24% 88.27% 89.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,331 4,669 5,072
City of London median daily rate £513 £513 £505
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.49% +6.32%
10th Percentile £321 £315 £325
90th Percentile £676 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £510 £513 £500
% change year-on-year -0.49% +2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 67 60
City of London median hourly rate £20.83 £19.25 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.21% +2.94% -11.48%
10th Percentile £12.11 £13.00 £11.77
90th Percentile £52.25 £35.84 £32.08
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year +6.33% -3.66% +7.89%

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 19 January 2020.

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 19 January 2020, 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 62 (62.63%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (53.54%) Continuous Integration
3 41 (41.41%) DevOps
4 38 (38.38%) Java
5 36 (36.36%) Jenkins
6 34 (34.34%) TDD
7 27 (27.27%) Test Automation
8 26 (26.26%) Terraform
9 25 (25.25%) AWS
9 25 (25.25%) Python
10 20 (20.20%) JavaScript
10 20 (20.20%) Microservices
10 20 (20.20%) GCP
11 19 (19.19%) Scrum
12 18 (18.18%) Pair Programming
12 18 (18.18%) Ruby
12 18 (18.18%) Kubernetes
13 17 (17.17%) Linux
13 17 (17.17%) Ansible
13 17 (17.17%) Azure
13 17 (17.17%) Scala
14 14 (14.14%) Kanban
14 14 (14.14%) Docker
14 14 (14.14%) Google
14 14 (14.14%) Selenium
14 14 (14.14%) Infrastructure as Code
15 13 (13.13%) JIRA
15 13 (13.13%) Windows
15 13 (13.13%) Web Services
15 13 (13.13%) Git (software)

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 8 (8.08%) Confluence
2 7 (7.07%) Apache Airflow
3 4 (4.04%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.02%) IIS
5 1 (1.01%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.01%) Jupyter
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) SAP MDG
1 2 (2.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (25.25%) AWS
2 20 (20.20%) GCP
3 17 (17.17%) Azure
4 8 (8.08%) GitHub
5 7 (7.07%) Tricentis Tosca
6 6 (6.06%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (6.06%) Serverless
6 6 (6.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 5 (5.05%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (5.05%) Amazon S3
8 4 (4.04%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (4.04%) Datadog
9 3 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (3.03%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (2.02%) Amazon ECS
10 2 (2.02%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (2.02%) AWS CodePipeline
10 2 (2.02%) AWS Fargate
10 2 (2.02%) CloudFront
10 2 (2.02%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.06%) VPN
2 5 (5.05%) Firewall
3 4 (4.04%) Internet
4 1 (1.01%) HTTP
4 1 (1.01%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (7.07%) BigQuery
3 6 (6.06%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (6.06%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (4.04%) Big Data
4 4 (4.04%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.04%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.03%) MySQL
6 2 (2.02%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.02%) Power BI
6 2 (2.02%) Redis
6 2 (2.02%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.01%) Amazon Aurora
7 1 (1.01%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.01%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 36 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 14 (14.14%) Selenium
3 13 (13.13%) Git (software)
3 13 (13.13%) JIRA
4 8 (8.08%) Cucumber
5 4 (4.04%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (3.03%) Gradle
6 3 (3.03%) NUnit
7 2 (2.02%) GoCD
7 2 (2.02%) Mocha
7 2 (2.02%) Moq
7 2 (2.02%) REST Assured
7 2 (2.02%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.02%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.01%) Charles Proxy
8 1 (1.01%) Gatling
8 1 (1.01%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.01%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (1.01%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (10.10%) Banking
1 10 (10.10%) Finance
2 8 (8.08%) Front Office
3 4 (4.04%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.03%) Advertising
5 2 (2.02%) Legal
5 2 (2.02%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.02%) Marketing
6 1 (1.01%) Billing
6 1 (1.01%) Law
6 1 (1.01%) Local Government
6 1 (1.01%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.01%) Retail
6 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (35.35%) Developer
2 17 (17.17%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (11.11%) Architect
4 10 (10.10%) Java Developer
5 8 (8.08%) React Developer
6 7 (7.07%) Cloud Architect
6 7 (7.07%) Cloud Engineer
7 6 (6.06%) AWS DevOps
7 6 (6.06%) Senior Developer
8 5 (5.05%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 5 (5.05%) AWS Engineer
8 5 (5.05%) C# Developer
9 4 (4.04%) Automation Tester
9 4 (4.04%) Scala Developer
9 4 (4.04%) Tester
10 3 (3.03%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (3.03%) Platform Engineer
10 3 (3.03%) Scrum Master
10 3 (3.03%) Senior UI Developer
10 3 (3.03%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.13%) Web Services
2 9 (9.09%) Kafka
3 8 (8.08%) AngularJS
3 8 (8.08%) CSS
3 8 (8.08%) HTML
3 8 (8.08%) React
3 8 (8.08%) Spring
4 7 (7.07%) Redux
4 7 (7.07%) Spring Boot
5 6 (6.06%) JSON
6 5 (5.05%) RESTful
7 4 (4.04%) Angular 2
7 4 (4.04%) Node.js
8 3 (3.03%) .NET Framework
8 3 (3.03%) CSS3
8 3 (3.03%) HTML5
8 3 (3.03%) JPA
8 3 (3.03%) REST
8 3 (3.03%) Spring Batch
8 3 (3.03%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.05%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.02%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (2.02%) Derivative
3 2 (2.02%) Enterprise Cloud
3 2 (2.02%) Fixed Income
3 2 (2.02%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.01%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.01%) iPad
4 1 (1.01%) iSeries
4 1 (1.01%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.01%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.01%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.01%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.17%) Linux
2 13 (13.13%) Windows
3 5 (5.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.03%) Unix
5 1 (1.01%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.01%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (62.63%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (53.54%) Continuous Integration
3 41 (41.41%) DevOps
4 34 (34.34%) TDD
5 27 (27.27%) Test Automation
6 20 (20.20%) Microservices
7 19 (19.19%) Scrum
8 18 (18.18%) Pair Programming
9 14 (14.14%) Infrastructure as Code
9 14 (14.14%) Kanban
10 12 (12.12%) BDD
11 11 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (10.10%) Open Source
12 10 (10.10%) Software Engineering
12 10 (10.10%) User Stories
13 9 (9.09%) Configuration Management
14 8 (8.08%) ITIL
15 7 (7.07%) Non-Functional Testing
16 6 (6.06%) Data Integration
16 6 (6.06%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 38 (38.38%) Java
2 25 (25.25%) Python
3 20 (20.20%) JavaScript
4 18 (18.18%) Ruby
5 17 (17.17%) Scala
6 11 (11.11%) Bash Shell
7 9 (9.09%) Groovy
8 8 (8.08%) Go
8 8 (8.08%) SQL
9 7 (7.07%) C#
9 7 (7.07%) Java 8
10 6 (6.06%) Perl
11 4 (4.04%) PL/SQL
12 3 (3.03%) TypeScript
13 2 (2.02%) F#
14 1 (1.01%) C++
14 1 (1.01%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 8 (8.08%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.05%) Degree
3 4 (4.04%) RHCE
4 3 (3.03%) AWS Certification
5 2 (2.02%) ISEB
5 2 (2.02%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.02%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.01%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.01%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.04%) QA
2 3 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 3 (3.03%) NIST
3 2 (2.02%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.02%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (14.14%) Docker
2 1 (1.01%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 26 (26.26%) Terraform
2 18 (18.18%) Kubernetes
3 17 (17.17%) Ansible
4 6 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (6.06%) Suricata
5 3 (3.03%) Puppet
6 2 (2.02%) MIIS
6 2 (2.02%) Prometheus
7 1 (1.01%) Grafana
7 1 (1.01%) Graphite
7 1 (1.01%) Nessus
7 1 (1.01%) SELinux
Vendors
1 14 (14.14%) Google
2 9 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 7 (7.07%) Qualys
3 7 (7.07%) Splunk
4 6 (6.06%) Oracle
4 6 (6.06%) ServiceNow
5 3 (3.03%) Atlassian
5 3 (3.03%) Criteo
5 3 (3.03%) Facebook
6 2 (2.02%) SAP
6 2 (2.02%) Tableau
6 2 (2.02%) TOWER Software
7 1 (1.01%) EMC
7 1 (1.01%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.01%) NetApp
7 1 (1.01%) New Relic
7 1 (1.01%) PagerDuty
7 1 (1.01%) Symantec