Period
to 21 September 2021

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 21 September 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.

Deployment Automation
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 127 97 180
Rank change year-on-year -30 +83 +2
Contract jobs citing Deployment Automation 47 20 58
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.29% 1.14% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 1.28% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 16 45
10th Percentile " £478 £404
25th Percentile £513 £513 £475
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £550 £600
Median % change year-on-year - -8.33% +7.62%
75th Percentile £644 £609 £650
90th Percentile £775 £638 £762
Central London median daily rate £550 £545 £600
% change year-on-year +0.92% -9.17% +4.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £10.50
Median % change year-on-year - +257.14% -
Central London median hourly rate - £37.50 £10.50
% change year-on-year - +257.14% -

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 3,301 1,565 5,619
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 90.56% 89.07% 90.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,441 1,148 4,446
10th Percentile £363 £313 £338
25th Percentile £460 £417 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £513 £525
Median % change year-on-year +7.32% -2.38% +3.96%
75th Percentile £650 £600 £600
90th Percentile £738 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £513 £520
% change year-on-year +7.32% -1.44% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 33 68
10th Percentile £11.15 £14.60 £11.25
25th Percentile £16.07 £17.50 £12.04
Median hourly rate £27.75 £35.50 £16.50
Median % change year-on-year -21.83% +115.15% -11.76%
75th Percentile £38.50 £46.00 £23.56
90th Percentile £63.25 £51.55 £45.41
Central London median hourly rate £26.00 £34.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -24.64% +81.58% +1.60%

Deployment Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Deployment Automation as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Deployment Automation in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Deployment Automation in the City of London

Deployment Automation
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Deployment Automation in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Deployment Automation in the City of London

Deployment Automation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Deployment Automation in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Deployment Automation in the City of London

Deployment Automation
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Deployment Automation within the City of London region over the 6 months to 21 September 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge - 1 - -
Deployment Automation
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 September 2021, 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 38 (80.85%) DevOps
2 29 (61.70%) Azure
3 28 (59.57%) Finance
4 21 (44.68%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (40.43%) SQL
6 18 (38.30%) Docker
6 18 (38.30%) User Stories
6 18 (38.30%) Microservices
7 17 (36.17%) Kubernetes
8 16 (34.04%) Problem-Solving
8 16 (34.04%) Git (software)
9 14 (29.79%) AWS
9 14 (29.79%) Social Skills
10 13 (27.66%) Test Automation
10 13 (27.66%) TDD
10 13 (27.66%) .NET
11 12 (25.53%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (25.53%) Data Analysis
11 12 (25.53%) Infrastructure as Code
11 12 (25.53%) SDLC
12 11 (23.40%) Python
13 10 (21.28%) Analytics
14 9 (19.15%) Jenkins
14 9 (19.15%) Visualisation
14 9 (19.15%) Tableau
14 9 (19.15%) Octopus Deploy
14 9 (19.15%) Critical Thinking
14 9 (19.15%) Self-Motivation
14 9 (19.15%) Cloud Native
14 9 (19.15%) GDPR

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 4 (8.51%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (6.38%) Confluence
3 2 (4.26%) Apache
4 1 (2.13%) IIS
4 1 (2.13%) Mule
4 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 29 (61.70%) Azure
2 14 (29.79%) AWS
3 7 (14.89%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (14.89%) PaaS
4 6 (12.77%) GCP
5 5 (10.64%) Serverless
6 3 (6.38%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (6.38%) GitHub
6 3 (6.38%) IaaS
7 2 (4.26%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (4.26%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (4.26%) Azure App Service
7 2 (4.26%) Azure Service Bus
7 2 (4.26%) Azure Service Fabric
8 1 (2.13%) Azure Functions
8 1 (2.13%) Azure Key Vault
8 1 (2.13%) Datadog
8 1 (2.13%) Microsoft 365
8 1 (2.13%) OpenShift
8 1 (2.13%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) HTTP
1 3 (6.38%) IGMP
1 3 (6.38%) LAN
1 3 (6.38%) WAN
2 2 (4.26%) DNS
2 2 (4.26%) Firewall
2 2 (4.26%) SSH
3 1 (2.13%) DHCP
3 1 (2.13%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.15%) Tableau
1 9 (19.15%) Tableau Desktop
1 9 (19.15%) Tableau Server
2 3 (6.38%) NoSQL
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.26%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (4.26%) Big Data
3 2 (4.26%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.26%) MariaDB
3 2 (4.26%) MySQL
4 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.13%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (34.04%) Git (software)
2 9 (19.15%) Jenkins
2 9 (19.15%) Octopus Deploy
3 7 (14.89%) Subversion
4 3 (6.38%) JIRA
5 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.13%) GitLab
6 1 (2.13%) Maven
6 1 (2.13%) MSBuild
6 1 (2.13%) MSTest
6 1 (2.13%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
General
1 28 (59.57%) Finance
2 14 (29.79%) Social Skills
3 9 (19.15%) Financial Institution
3 9 (19.15%) Legal
4 3 (6.38%) Banking
4 3 (6.38%) Influencing Skills
5 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.13%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (31.91%) Architect
1 15 (31.91%) Developer
2 9 (19.15%) SQL Developer
3 6 (12.77%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) AWS Architect
4 4 (8.51%) Azure Architect
4 4 (8.51%) C# Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Big Data Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Data Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) DevOps Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Platform Architect
7 1 (2.13%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.13%) DBA
7 1 (2.13%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.66%) .NET
2 7 (14.89%) Node.js
3 5 (10.64%) AngularJS
3 5 (10.64%) Kafka
4 4 (8.51%) .NET Core
4 4 (8.51%) ARM Templates
5 3 (6.38%) Blazor
6 2 (4.26%) Apache NiFi
6 2 (4.26%) JSON
6 2 (4.26%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (4.26%) React
6 2 (4.26%) RESTful
6 2 (4.26%) Symfony
7 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.13%) Entity Framework
7 1 (2.13%) LDAP
7 1 (2.13%) SAML
7 1 (2.13%) Spring
7 1 (2.13%) Swagger
7 1 (2.13%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Cloud Native
1 9 (19.15%) Fixed Income
1 9 (19.15%) Hedge funds
1 9 (19.15%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (6.38%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.26%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.13%) iPad
4 1 (2.13%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.13%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.13%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.51%) Windows
2 3 (6.38%) Linux
3 1 (2.13%) Data ONTAP
3 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (80.85%) DevOps
2 21 (44.68%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (38.30%) Microservices
3 18 (38.30%) User Stories
4 16 (34.04%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (27.66%) TDD
5 13 (27.66%) Test Automation
6 12 (25.53%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (25.53%) Data Analysis
6 12 (25.53%) Infrastructure as Code
6 12 (25.53%) SDLC
7 10 (21.28%) Analytics
8 9 (19.15%) BDD
8 9 (19.15%) Business Enablement
8 9 (19.15%) Critical Thinking
8 9 (19.15%) Data Integration
8 9 (19.15%) Data Protection
8 9 (19.15%) Data Visualisation
8 9 (19.15%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 9 (19.15%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 19 (40.43%) SQL
2 11 (23.40%) Python
3 9 (19.15%) PowerShell
4 8 (17.02%) Java
5 5 (10.64%) C#
6 4 (8.51%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.26%) PHP
8 1 (2.13%) Groovy
8 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) DV Cleared
2 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) CISM
3 1 (2.13%) CISSP
3 1 (2.13%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.15%) GDPR
2 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 18 (38.30%) Docker
2 5 (10.64%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.13%) NFS
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 17 (36.17%) Kubernetes
2 8 (17.02%) Terraform
3 7 (14.89%) Ansible
4 3 (6.38%) Puppet
5 1 (2.13%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 1 (2.13%) Data Guard
5 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.38%) Cisco
2 3 (6.38%) Google
3 2 (4.26%) Cloudera
3 2 (4.26%) IBM
3 2 (4.26%) MuleSoft
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle
3 2 (4.26%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.13%) AppDynamics
4 1 (2.13%) Databricks
4 1 (2.13%) NetApp
4 1 (2.13%) Splunk
4 1 (2.13%) Sybase
4 1 (2.13%) Veracode