Period
to 20 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 20 June 2018 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
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 142 106 164
Rank change year-on-year -36 +58 +16
Contract jobs citing Continuous Delivery 42 89 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.95% 2.00% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 2.36% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 43 12
East of England median daily rate £525 £515 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.94% +21.18% -15.00%
10th Percentile £363 £334 £288
90th Percentile £660 £610 £638
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
East of England median hourly rate - £47.00 -
England median hourly rate £66.50 £63.35 £48.50
% change year-on-year +4.98% +30.61% +7.78%

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 East of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,735 3,772 4,064
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 84.46% 84.94% 81.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,100 2,231 2,369
East of England median daily rate £433 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +3.03% +3.77%
10th Percentile £240 £230 £247
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 261 293
East of England median hourly rate £17.32 £31.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.02% +26.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £11.52 £12.50 £14.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.75 £50.78
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% - +19.05%

Continuous Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Continuous Delivery as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Delivery in the East of England

Continuous Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Continuous Delivery in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Delivery in the East of England

Continuous Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Delivery in the East of England over the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Delivery in the East of England

Continuous Delivery
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Delivery within the East of England region over the 6 months to 20 June 2018. 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
Hertfordshire -11 23 £538 +14.67% 16
Bedfordshire -2 7 £450 -7.69% 2
Essex -12 6 £660 +21.49% 1
Cambridgeshire -10 5 £475 -7.77% 17
Norfolk +2 1 £550 -3.30%
Continuous Delivery
England

For the 6 months to 20 June 2018, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Continuous Delivery.

1 36 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (66.67%) Java
3 27 (64.29%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (52.38%) TDD
5 21 (50.00%) DevOps
6 18 (42.86%) Jenkins
7 16 (38.10%) Test Automation
8 15 (35.71%) E-Commerce
8 15 (35.71%) Linux
8 15 (35.71%) Microservices
9 14 (33.33%) Java 8
9 14 (33.33%) Scrum
10 12 (28.57%) Perl
10 12 (28.57%) Kanban
10 12 (28.57%) BDD
11 11 (26.19%) Amazon AWS
11 11 (26.19%) SOAP
11 11 (26.19%) Middleware
12 10 (23.81%) Puppet
12 10 (23.81%) REST
13 9 (21.43%) Python
14 8 (19.05%) SQL
14 8 (19.05%) Configuration Management
14 8 (19.05%) Selenium
14 8 (19.05%) Ruby
14 8 (19.05%) JIRA
14 8 (19.05%) QA
15 7 (16.67%) Git (software)
15 7 (16.67%) JUnit
15 7 (16.67%) Opscode Chef

Continuous Delivery
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 5 (11.90%) Confluence
1 5 (11.90%) Tomcat
2 4 (9.52%) Apache Solr
2 4 (9.52%) JBoss
2 4 (9.52%) WebSphere
2 4 (9.52%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.38%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.38%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Magento
2 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (26.19%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.38%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (2.38%) GitHub
4 1 (2.38%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) HTTP
1 6 (14.29%) SSL
1 6 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) DB2
2 4 (9.52%) DbVisualizer
3 2 (4.76%) MySQL
3 2 (4.76%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.38%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.38%) Data Lake
4 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 18 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 8 (19.05%) JIRA
2 8 (19.05%) Selenium
3 7 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 7 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 7 (16.67%) JUnit
4 6 (14.29%) JBehave
4 6 (14.29%) TeamCity
5 5 (11.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (11.90%) JMeter
5 5 (11.90%) Maven
5 5 (11.90%) SoapUI
5 5 (11.90%) SpecFlow
5 5 (11.90%) TestNG
5 5 (11.90%) WebDriver
6 4 (9.52%) Ant
6 4 (9.52%) Firebug
6 4 (9.52%) LoadRunner
6 4 (9.52%) The Grinder
7 2 (4.76%) Mockito
General
1 5 (11.90%) Retail
2 3 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (42.86%) Developer
2 15 (35.71%) Java Developer
2 15 (35.71%) Senior Developer
3 12 (28.57%) Senior Java Developer
4 9 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) AWS DevOps
5 5 (11.90%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) AWS Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Senior Software Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Software Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 4 (9.52%) Performance Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Software Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Architect
7 3 (7.14%) Developer in Test
7 3 (7.14%) Java Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.19%) Middleware
1 11 (26.19%) SOAP
2 10 (23.81%) REST
3 6 (14.29%) Spring
4 3 (7.14%) HTML
4 3 (7.14%) HTML5
4 3 (7.14%) RESTful
5 2 (4.76%) .NET
5 2 (4.76%) CSS
5 2 (4.76%) JAX-RS
5 2 (4.76%) JMS
5 2 (4.76%) Spring MVC
5 2 (4.76%) Web Services
5 2 (4.76%) WireMock
6 1 (2.38%) Akka
6 1 (2.38%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.38%) JSON
6 1 (2.38%) Node.js
6 1 (2.38%) Sensu
6 1 (2.38%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (7.14%) RIA
3 2 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.38%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (35.71%) Linux
2 6 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (11.90%) Unix
4 4 (9.52%) AIX
5 1 (2.38%) Android
5 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.38%) DC/OS
5 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (64.29%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (52.38%) TDD
4 21 (50.00%) DevOps
5 16 (38.10%) Test Automation
6 15 (35.71%) E-Commerce
6 15 (35.71%) Microservices
7 14 (33.33%) Scrum
8 12 (28.57%) BDD
8 12 (28.57%) Kanban
9 8 (19.05%) Configuration Management
10 7 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
11 6 (14.29%) Mentoring
12 5 (11.90%) ATDD
12 5 (11.90%) Defect Management
12 5 (11.90%) Feature Driven Development
12 5 (11.90%) Open Source
12 5 (11.90%) Performance Monitoring
12 5 (11.90%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 28 (66.67%) Java
2 14 (33.33%) Java 8
3 12 (28.57%) Perl
4 9 (21.43%) Python
5 8 (19.05%) Ruby
5 8 (19.05%) SQL
6 6 (14.29%) C#
7 5 (11.90%) PHP
8 4 (9.52%) AWK
9 3 (7.14%) Bash Shell
9 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
10 2 (4.76%) Groovy
11 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
11 1 (2.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) AWS Certification
1 2 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.38%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) Master's Degree
2 1 (2.38%) MBA
2 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.38%) PMP
2 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.05%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (23.81%) Puppet
2 7 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (9.52%) Grafana
3 4 (9.52%) Kubernetes
4 2 (4.76%) Ansible
5 1 (2.38%) Graphite
5 1 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (2.38%) logstash
5 1 (2.38%) Nagios
5 1 (2.38%) Oozie
5 1 (2.38%) Rancher
5 1 (2.38%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) Dynatrace
2 4 (9.52%) AppDynamics
2 4 (9.52%) Atlassian
2 4 (9.52%) hybris
2 4 (9.52%) IBM
2 4 (9.52%) Intershop
2 4 (9.52%) New Relic
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.38%) WorldPay