Period
to 4 June 2020

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 4 June 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.

Deployment Automation
Central London > City of London
6 months to
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 128 169 159
Rank change year-on-year +41 -10 -21
Contract jobs citing Deployment Automation 24 67 97
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.81% 1.06% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 1.18% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 50 67
Median daily rate £550 £600 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +2.13% +10.59%
10th Percentile £478 £445 £425
90th Percentile £600 £660 £838
Central London median daily rate £538 £575 £563
% change year-on-year -6.52% +2.22% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £65.00
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 - £65.00

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 2,575 5,674 6,066
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.20% 89.48% 88.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,821 4,368 4,796
Median daily rate £513 £525 £505
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +3.96% +1.00%
10th Percentile £331 £350 £325
90th Percentile £675 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 61 96
Median hourly rate £27.50 £20.50 £18.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.15% +8.75% +5.60%
10th Percentile £12.42 £11.25 £12.50
90th Percentile £52.25 £56.50 £38.48
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.57 £20.00
% change year-on-year +70.13% +2.86% +25.00%

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 4 June 2020.

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

For the 6 months to 4 June 2020, 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 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (54.17%) Azure
2 12 (50.00%) DevOps
3 11 (45.83%) Git (software)
3 11 (45.83%) Test Automation
4 8 (33.33%) Java
4 8 (33.33%) .NET
4 8 (33.33%) Windows
4 8 (33.33%) Kubernetes
5 7 (29.17%) C#
5 7 (29.17%) AWS
5 7 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (29.17%) GitHub
6 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 6 (25.00%) Docker
6 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 5 (20.83%) Visual Studio
7 5 (20.83%) Microservices
7 5 (20.83%) GitLab
7 5 (20.83%) Cloud Native
8 4 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
8 4 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (16.67%) OpenShift
8 4 (16.67%) Groovy
8 4 (16.67%) Node.js
8 4 (16.67%) Python

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 2 (8.33%) Confluence
2 1 (4.17%) nginx
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.17%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
Cloud Services
1 13 (54.17%) Azure
2 7 (29.17%) AWS
2 7 (29.17%) GitHub
3 4 (16.67%) OpenShift
4 2 (8.33%) Amazon EKS
4 2 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (8.33%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (8.33%) Azure Functions
4 2 (8.33%) GCP
4 2 (8.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) DNS
2 2 (8.33%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (12.50%) Big Data
3 3 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (45.83%) Git (software)
2 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (20.83%) GitLab
3 5 (20.83%) Visual Studio
4 2 (8.33%) CircleCI
4 2 (8.33%) JIRA
4 2 (8.33%) Travis CI
5 1 (4.17%) MSI
5 1 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (4.17%) Postman
5 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.17%) TestCafe
5 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (8.33%) Banking
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Front Office
2 1 (4.17%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Architect
3 4 (16.67%) AWS Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Architect
5 2 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Java Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Java Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) .NET
2 4 (16.67%) Hibernate
2 4 (16.67%) Node.js
2 4 (16.67%) Spring
3 3 (12.50%) React
3 3 (12.50%) RESTful
3 3 (12.50%) Web Services
4 2 (8.33%) JSON
4 2 (8.33%) YAML
5 1 (4.17%) .NET Core
5 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (4.17%) CSS
5 1 (4.17%) Entity Framework
5 1 (4.17%) jQuery
5 1 (4.17%) Swagger
5 1 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Cloud Native
2 4 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (8.33%) iPad
3 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (8.33%) Public Cloud
4 1 (4.17%) N-Tier
4 1 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (4.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Linux
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.17%) Unix
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (50.00%) DevOps
3 11 (45.83%) Test Automation
4 7 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (20.83%) Microservices
6 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 4 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
7 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure as Code
7 3 (12.50%) Open Source
7 3 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Customer Insight
8 2 (8.33%) Evolutionary Architecture
8 2 (8.33%) GitOps
8 2 (8.33%) Immutable Infrastructure
8 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Automation
8 2 (8.33%) Kanban
8 2 (8.33%) SDLC
8 2 (8.33%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) Java
2 7 (29.17%) C#
3 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (16.67%) Groovy
4 4 (16.67%) Python
5 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 3 (12.50%) SQL
6 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
6 2 (8.33%) Go
6 2 (8.33%) Ruby
6 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.17%) VB
7 1 (4.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) Docker
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (33.33%) Kubernetes
2 3 (12.50%) Terraform
3 1 (4.17%) Ansible
3 1 (4.17%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Atlassian
2 2 (8.33%) TOWER Software
3 1 (4.17%) Cloudera
3 1 (4.17%) Ivanti
3 1 (4.17%) McAfee
3 1 (4.17%) Nintex