The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Software Deployment skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Software Deployment over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Deployment
London / City of London
Rank 151 153 186
Rank change year-on-year +2 +33  
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 2 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.067% 0.24% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.078% 0.28% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 3
Median daily rate - £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +50.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £305 £308
% change year-on-year - -0.81%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -31.42% -22.22%  

Software Deployment is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2560 2885 4153
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 85.48% 87.74% 82.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2008 2312 3203
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 25 35
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.99 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.96% -2.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.84 £47.50 £92.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Software Deployment
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Software Deployment as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Software Deployment in the City of London

Software Deployment
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 Software Deployment in the City of London.

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

Software Deployment
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Deployment in the City of London.

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

Software Deployment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Software Deployment 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 Software Deployment.

1 4 (57.14%) C#
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (42.86%) PaaS
2 3 (42.86%) IaaS
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) MS Office
3 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) C
3 2 (28.57%) DHCP
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Adobe
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) Apple
3 2 (28.57%) MobileIron
3 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
3 2 (28.57%) Operations Management
3 2 (28.57%) Mac OS
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (14.29%) Power BI

Software Deployment
Top Related 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 (28.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (14.29%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (42.86%) IaaS
2 3 (42.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DHCP
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Power BI
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Deployment Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Software Deployment Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Mac Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Mac Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
1 2 (28.57%) Mac OS
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) Operations Management
4 1 (14.29%) OOD
4 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 1 (14.29%) RUP
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) SSADM
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
3 2 (28.57%) C
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Adobe
1 2 (28.57%) Apple
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) MobileIron
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle