Period
to 20 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 157 139 132
Rank change year-on-year -18 -7 +57
Contract jobs citing Continuous Delivery 49 69 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.97% 1.41% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 1.66% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 29 36
East of England median daily rate £563 £525 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +20.00% +2.94%
10th Percentile £478 £399 £263
90th Percentile £600 £667 £595
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £62.50 £57.00 £57.16
% change year-on-year +9.65% -0.27% +27.01%

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 4,281 4,158 4,170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 85.06% 85.05% 82.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,466 2,408 2,394
East of England median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £240 £250 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 260 272 322
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £26.22 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.26% +4.88% +2.82%
10th Percentile £11.18 £12.00 £14.00
90th Percentile £47.58 £47.95 £46.06
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -8.70% - +4.55%

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 September 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 September 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 -9 20 £563 +12.50% 10
Essex -15 18 £600 +10.96% 7
Cambridgeshire +9 9 £458 +4.57% 14
Norfolk +13 1 £435 -25.96% 2
Bedfordshire +8 1 £300 -33.33%
Continuous Delivery
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 37 (75.51%) DevOps
2 27 (55.10%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (53.06%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (44.90%) Linux
5 20 (40.82%) Java
5 20 (40.82%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (38.78%) Configuration Management
7 18 (36.73%) Web Services
7 18 (36.73%) Terraform
8 17 (34.69%) Ansible
8 17 (34.69%) Middleware
8 17 (34.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (32.65%) TDD
9 16 (32.65%) Scrum
9 16 (32.65%) Microservices
10 15 (30.61%) Finance
11 14 (28.57%) Kanban
11 14 (28.57%) Java 8
12 13 (26.53%) Programme Management
12 13 (26.53%) Marketing
12 13 (26.53%) Digital Marketing
12 13 (26.53%) Electronics
12 13 (26.53%) Telecoms
12 13 (26.53%) Manufacturing
12 13 (26.53%) SAP
12 13 (26.53%) E-Commerce
12 13 (26.53%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (24.49%) SOAP
14 11 (22.45%) Jenkins
14 11 (22.45%) REST

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 3 (6.12%) Confluence
1 3 (6.12%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.04%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (55.10%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.12%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.04%) GitHub
4 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) HTTP
1 2 (4.08%) SSL
1 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) DB2
2 1 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.04%) Big Data
2 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (22.45%) Jenkins
2 5 (10.20%) Git (software)
2 5 (10.20%) JIRA
3 4 (8.16%) Selenium
4 3 (6.12%) Subversion
5 2 (4.08%) SoapUI
5 2 (4.08%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.04%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.04%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (2.04%) JMeter
6 1 (2.04%) Maven
6 1 (2.04%) VersionOne
6 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.04%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (30.61%) Finance
2 13 (26.53%) Electronics
2 13 (26.53%) Manufacturing
2 13 (26.53%) Marketing
2 13 (26.53%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (44.90%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (30.61%) Developer
2 15 (30.61%) Java Developer
3 14 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 14 (28.57%) Senior DevOps
3 14 (28.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 14 (28.57%) Senior Java Developer
4 9 (18.37%) AWS DevOps
4 9 (18.37%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 9 (18.37%) AWS Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 4 (8.16%) Java Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Java Software Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Senior Java Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (36.73%) Web Services
2 17 (34.69%) Middleware
3 12 (24.49%) SOAP
4 11 (22.45%) REST
5 3 (6.12%) RESTful
6 2 (4.08%) .NET
6 2 (4.08%) Gherkin
6 2 (4.08%) Spring
7 1 (2.04%) Akka
7 1 (2.04%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.04%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.04%) J2EE
7 1 (2.04%) JSON
7 1 (2.04%) Node.js
7 1 (2.04%) Spring Boot
7 1 (2.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Greenfield Project
1 4 (8.16%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.04%) Biotechnology
2 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.04%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (44.90%) Linux
2 17 (34.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (6.12%) Windows
4 2 (4.08%) DC/OS
5 1 (2.04%) Android
5 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (75.51%) DevOps
2 26 (53.06%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (40.82%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (38.78%) Configuration Management
5 16 (32.65%) Microservices
5 16 (32.65%) Scrum
5 16 (32.65%) TDD
6 14 (28.57%) Kanban
7 13 (26.53%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (26.53%) Digital Marketing
7 13 (26.53%) E-Commerce
7 13 (26.53%) Programme Management
8 8 (16.33%) Software Engineering
9 7 (14.29%) Test Automation
10 6 (12.24%) BDD
10 6 (12.24%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (8.16%) Open Source
11 4 (8.16%) Performance Testing
12 3 (6.12%) Mentoring
13 2 (4.08%) Application Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.82%) Java
2 14 (28.57%) Java 8
3 6 (12.24%) Bash Shell
3 6 (12.24%) Python
4 5 (10.20%) Groovy
5 3 (6.12%) Scala
6 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.08%) Ruby
6 2 (4.08%) SQL
7 1 (2.04%) C#
7 1 (2.04%) Perl
7 1 (2.04%) PHP
7 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) AWS Certification
2 2 (4.08%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.04%) Degree
3 1 (2.04%) Master's Degree
3 1 (2.04%) MBA
3 1 (2.04%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.04%) PMP
3 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) QA
System Software
1 6 (12.24%) Docker
2 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (36.73%) Terraform
2 17 (34.69%) Ansible
3 10 (20.41%) Puppet
4 6 (12.24%) Kubernetes
4 6 (12.24%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (6.12%) Nagios
6 1 (2.04%) Grafana
6 1 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (2.04%) Rancher
Vendors
1 13 (26.53%) SAP
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.12%) Atlassian
3 3 (6.12%) Dynatrace
4 2 (4.08%) VMware
5 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.04%) Splunk
5 1 (2.04%) WorldPay