Period
to 19 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Deployment Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Deployment Automation over the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Deployment Automation
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 176 173 141
Rank change year-on-year -3 -32 +1
Contract jobs citing Deployment Automation 59 83 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.94% 1.19% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 1.36% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 68 83
City of London median daily rate £600 £550 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +2.33% +4.88%
10th Percentile £405 £375 £363
90th Percentile £761 £658 £638
Central London median daily rate £600 £565 £531
% change year-on-year +6.19% +6.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Deployment Automation 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 5,636 6,113 6,081
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 90.03% 87.30% 89.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,411 4,866 4,747
City of London median daily rate £525 £505 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.96% +1.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £340 £329 £325
90th Percentile £675 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £520 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 103 58
City of London median hourly rate £19.25 £18.70 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -6.50% -
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.05 £13.17
90th Percentile £53.50 £31.50 £30.98
Central London median hourly rate £19.75 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year +5.61% -1.58% -5.00%

Deployment Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Deployment Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Deployment Automation in the City of London

Deployment Automation
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 Deployment Automation in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Deployment Automation in the City of London

Deployment Automation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Deployment Automation in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Deployment Automation in the City of London

Deployment Automation
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 Deployment Automation in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Deployment Automation in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Deployment Automation 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 Deployment Automation.

1 32 (54.24%) DevOps
2 31 (52.54%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (45.76%) Test Automation
4 24 (40.68%) Azure
5 21 (35.59%) Java
6 20 (33.90%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (32.20%) C#
7 19 (32.20%) Linux
7 19 (32.20%) Microsoft
8 18 (30.51%) Windows
8 18 (30.51%) AWS
9 17 (28.81%) Python
9 17 (28.81%) JavaScript
9 17 (28.81%) SQL Server
9 17 (28.81%) Scrum
10 16 (27.12%) Finance
10 16 (27.12%) TDD
10 16 (27.12%) SQL
10 16 (27.12%) Git (software)
11 15 (25.42%) .NET
12 14 (23.73%) AngularJS
12 14 (23.73%) PowerShell
13 13 (22.03%) Kanban
13 13 (22.03%) Web Services
14 11 (18.64%) Continuous Delivery
15 10 (16.95%) React
15 10 (16.95%) Ansible
15 10 (16.95%) HTML
15 10 (16.95%) RESTful
16 9 (15.25%) SOA

Deployment Automation
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 (13.56%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (10.17%) Apache Spark
3 4 (6.78%) Confluence
4 3 (5.08%) Apache
5 2 (3.39%) JBoss
5 2 (3.39%) Jetty
5 2 (3.39%) Oracle Self-Service HR
5 2 (3.39%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.39%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.69%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 24 (40.68%) Azure
2 18 (30.51%) AWS
3 7 (11.86%) Serverless
4 6 (10.17%) Amazon SQS
4 6 (10.17%) Azure Data Factory
4 6 (10.17%) Power Platform
5 5 (8.47%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (8.47%) GitHub
6 4 (6.78%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (6.78%) Amazon S3
7 3 (5.08%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 3 (5.08%) OpenShift
8 2 (3.39%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (3.39%) Azure Functions
8 2 (3.39%) GCP
9 1 (1.69%) Amazon ECS
9 1 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (1.69%) AWS CodePipeline
9 1 (1.69%) AWS Fargate
9 1 (1.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) SSH
2 1 (1.69%) Firewall
2 1 (1.69%) Internet
2 1 (1.69%) VPN
2 1 (1.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (28.81%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.56%) Hadoop
3 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 6 (10.17%) MongoDB
3 6 (10.17%) Power BI
3 6 (10.17%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (10.17%) SQL Server 2017
3 6 (10.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (8.47%) Relational Database
5 4 (6.78%) Apache Hive
5 4 (6.78%) HBase
5 4 (6.78%) Oracle Database
5 4 (6.78%) Presto
5 4 (6.78%) Spark SQL
5 4 (6.78%) Sqoop
6 3 (5.08%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (5.08%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (5.08%) Data Lake
6 3 (5.08%) MySQL
6 3 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (27.12%) Git (software)
2 8 (13.56%) Jenkins
2 8 (13.56%) TeamCity
3 7 (11.86%) JIRA
3 7 (11.86%) Visual Studio Team System
4 5 (8.47%) IntelliJ
5 4 (6.78%) MSI
5 4 (6.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (5.08%) Artifactory
6 3 (5.08%) Cucumber
6 3 (5.08%) GitLab
6 3 (5.08%) Gradle
6 3 (5.08%) Grunt
6 3 (5.08%) gulp
6 3 (5.08%) Selenium
7 2 (3.39%) CruiseControl
7 2 (3.39%) Leiningen
7 2 (3.39%) Maven
7 2 (3.39%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (3.39%) Subversion
General
1 16 (27.12%) Finance
2 6 (10.17%) Banking
3 3 (5.08%) Front Office
3 3 (5.08%) Investment Banking
3 3 (5.08%) Retail
4 2 (3.39%) Law
4 2 (3.39%) Publishing
5 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.69%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 23 (38.98%) Developer
2 15 (25.42%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (16.95%) Azure DevOps
4 8 (13.56%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 8 (13.56%) Azure Engineer
5 7 (11.86%) Java Developer
6 6 (10.17%) Senior Developer
7 5 (8.47%) .NET Developer
7 5 (8.47%) C# Developer
7 5 (8.47%) Data Engineer
7 5 (8.47%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (6.78%) Java Engineer
8 4 (6.78%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 4 (6.78%) Migration Engineer
8 4 (6.78%) Platform Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Applications Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Desktop Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (5.08%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.42%) .NET
2 14 (23.73%) AngularJS
3 13 (22.03%) Web Services
4 10 (16.95%) HTML
4 10 (16.95%) React
4 10 (16.95%) RESTful
5 8 (13.56%) .NET Framework
6 7 (11.86%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (11.86%) CSS
6 7 (11.86%) HTML5
7 6 (10.17%) jQuery
7 6 (10.17%) JSON
7 6 (10.17%) Kafka
7 6 (10.17%) Node.js
8 5 (8.47%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (6.78%) Entity Framework
9 4 (6.78%) Spark Streaming
9 4 (6.78%) Spring
9 4 (6.78%) WCF
9 4 (6.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) Equities
1 4 (6.78%) User Experience
2 3 (5.08%) Derivative
3 2 (3.39%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.39%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (3.39%) Robotics
3 2 (3.39%) Spread Betting
4 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.69%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (1.69%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.69%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.69%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 19 (32.20%) Linux
2 18 (30.51%) Windows
3 7 (11.86%) Unix
4 5 (8.47%) Windows 7
4 5 (8.47%) Windows Server
5 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.08%) Mac OS X
7 2 (3.39%) Android
7 2 (3.39%) Apple iOS
7 2 (3.39%) CentOS
7 2 (3.39%) Debian
7 2 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.39%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (54.24%) DevOps
2 31 (52.54%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (45.76%) Test Automation
4 20 (33.90%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (28.81%) Scrum
6 16 (27.12%) TDD
7 13 (22.03%) Kanban
8 11 (18.64%) Continuous Delivery
9 9 (15.25%) SOA
10 7 (11.86%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (11.86%) E-Commerce
10 7 (11.86%) Microservices
10 7 (11.86%) Migration
10 7 (11.86%) MVC
11 6 (10.17%) BDD
11 6 (10.17%) Configuration Management
11 6 (10.17%) Data Integration
11 6 (10.17%) Mentoring
11 6 (10.17%) Software Engineering
12 5 (8.47%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 21 (35.59%) Java
2 19 (32.20%) C#
3 17 (28.81%) JavaScript
3 17 (28.81%) Python
4 16 (27.12%) SQL
5 14 (23.73%) PowerShell
6 6 (10.17%) Scala
7 4 (6.78%) Bash Shell
7 4 (6.78%) Java 8
7 4 (6.78%) Perl
7 4 (6.78%) Ruby
8 3 (5.08%) Clojure
8 3 (5.08%) T-SQL
8 3 (5.08%) VBA
9 2 (3.39%) C++
9 2 (3.39%) ClojureScript
9 2 (3.39%) Go
9 2 (3.39%) Groovy
9 2 (3.39%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (5.08%) Degree
2 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.17%) Virtual Desktop
2 5 (8.47%) Docker
2 5 (8.47%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.69%) vCloud
3 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (16.95%) Ansible
2 8 (13.56%) Kubernetes
3 6 (10.17%) SCCM
3 6 (10.17%) Terraform
4 4 (6.78%) Hadoop YARN
5 3 (5.08%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (5.08%) Puppet
6 2 (3.39%) Salt
7 1 (1.69%) collectd
7 1 (1.69%) Consul
7 1 (1.69%) Fluentd
7 1 (1.69%) Kibana
7 1 (1.69%) logstash
7 1 (1.69%) Packer
7 1 (1.69%) Prometheus
7 1 (1.69%) StatsD
Vendors
1 19 (32.20%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.56%) Oracle
3 6 (10.17%) Databricks
3 6 (10.17%) Tableau
4 5 (8.47%) Citrix
5 4 (6.78%) Google
6 3 (5.08%) New Relic
7 2 (3.39%) AppDynamics
7 2 (3.39%) Automation Anywhere
7 2 (3.39%) Blue Prism
7 2 (3.39%) Cloudera
7 2 (3.39%) Dynatrace
7 2 (3.39%) Hortonworks
7 2 (3.39%) Logi
7 2 (3.39%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.39%) Splunk
7 2 (3.39%) Sybase
7 2 (3.39%) UiPath
8 1 (1.69%) PagerDuty
8 1 (1.69%) VMware