Period
to 19 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Continuous Deployment skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Continuous Deployment over the 6 months to 19 July 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 Deployment
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 314 366 399
Rank change year-on-year +52 +33 +117
Contract jobs citing Continuous Deployment 756 567 594
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.80% 0.65% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.76% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 423 430
England median daily rate £513 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £363 £345 £355
90th Percentile £638 £600 £625
UK median daily rate £513 £471 £500
% change year-on-year +8.81% -5.80% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - -11.11%
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% - -11.11%

Continuous Deployment 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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 81,031 74,676 85,783
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 85.85% 85.15% 84.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 53,880 49,181 57,188
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £268
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £447 £425
% change year-on-year +0.67% +5.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,236 1,940 2,067
England median hourly rate £22.50 £24.86 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.49% +4.67% +13.10%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.40 £11.72
90th Percentile £50.75 £51.25 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £24.09
% change year-on-year -12.00% +3.79% +12.43%

Continuous Deployment
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Continuous Deployment as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Deployment in England

Continuous Deployment
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Deployment in England

Continuous Deployment
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Deployment in England over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Deployment in England

Continuous Deployment
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Deployment in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Continuous Deployment in England

Continuous Deployment
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Deployment within the England region over the 6 months to 19 July 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
London +46 445 £550 +4.76% 75
North of England +1 73 £450 +5.88% 22
South East +11 72 £425 -4.17% 24
Midlands +39 68 £460 +6.67% 18
East of England +11 60 £525 +12.06% 15
West Midlands +33 58 £450 +1.41% 13
South West -25 36 £440 +10.00% 13
North West -5 34 £477 +31.52% 15
North East +12 23 £324 -15.84% 4
Yorkshire -27 16 £403 -5.29% 3
East Midlands -2 10 £479 +12.71% 5
Continuous Deployment
UK

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Deployment 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 England region with a requirement for Continuous Deployment.

1 541 (71.56%) Agile Software Development
2 450 (59.52%) Continuous Integration
3 435 (57.54%) DevOps
4 334 (44.18%) TDD
5 320 (42.33%) Java
6 252 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
7 249 (32.94%) Test Automation
8 231 (30.56%) Linux
9 204 (26.98%) Git (software)
10 202 (26.72%) Scrum
11 183 (24.21%) Jenkins
12 180 (23.81%) Docker
13 178 (23.54%) BDD
14 177 (23.41%) Microsoft Azure
15 165 (21.83%) JavaScript
16 147 (19.44%) REST
16 147 (19.44%) SQL
17 137 (18.12%) HTML
18 135 (17.86%) Ansible
19 122 (16.14%) Security Cleared
20 121 (16.01%) Python
21 117 (15.48%) CSS
22 112 (14.81%) Finance
22 112 (14.81%) Microservices
23 110 (14.55%) Kanban
24 109 (14.42%) C#
24 109 (14.42%) Puppet
25 101 (13.36%) Configuration Management
26 99 (13.10%) SC Cleared
27 97 (12.83%) JIRA

Continuous Deployment
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 48 (6.35%) Confluence
2 29 (3.84%) Apache
3 28 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
4 25 (3.31%) CMS
5 13 (1.72%) Umbraco
6 11 (1.46%) Cloud Foundry
6 11 (1.46%) Tuxedo
6 11 (1.46%) WordPress
7 10 (1.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 10 (1.32%) Apache Spark
8 9 (1.19%) JBoss
8 9 (1.19%) OpenStack
8 9 (1.19%) Tomcat
9 8 (1.06%) IIS
10 7 (0.93%) NServiceBus
11 6 (0.79%) nginx
11 6 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
12 5 (0.66%) Apache Solr
13 4 (0.53%) Jetty
13 4 (0.53%) Mule
Applications
1 16 (2.12%) Photoshop
2 5 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.40%) Simulink
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 14 (1.85%) Eagle PACE
1 14 (1.85%) Front Arena
1 14 (1.85%) thinkFolio
2 6 (0.79%) Bloomberg AIM
2 6 (0.79%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.40%) Distributed Ledger
4 2 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 252 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 177 (23.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (4.76%) PaaS
4 31 (4.10%) Cloud Computing
5 29 (3.84%) GitHub
5 29 (3.84%) IaaS
6 23 (3.04%) AWS CloudFormation
7 20 (2.65%) Serverless
8 17 (2.25%) Amazon EC2
8 17 (2.25%) OpenShift
9 15 (1.98%) SaaS
10 14 (1.85%) Amazon S3
11 10 (1.32%) npm
12 7 (0.93%) AWS Lambda
12 7 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
13 6 (0.79%) Amazon SQS
13 6 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
14 5 (0.66%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 5 (0.66%) Slack
15 3 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 58 (7.67%) HTTP
2 13 (1.72%) Firewall
3 11 (1.46%) DNS
3 11 (1.46%) Software-Defined Networking
3 11 (1.46%) SSL
4 10 (1.32%) Internet
4 10 (1.32%) TCP/IP
5 9 (1.19%) DMARC
6 7 (0.93%) Broadband
7 6 (0.79%) DKIM
7 6 (0.79%) SMS
8 5 (0.66%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (0.40%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (0.40%) VPN
10 2 (0.26%) iSCSI
10 2 (0.26%) MQTT
10 2 (0.26%) PuTTY
10 2 (0.26%) SMTP
10 2 (0.26%) WinSCP
11 1 (0.13%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (11.51%) Relational Database
2 78 (10.32%) NoSQL
3 75 (9.92%) MongoDB
4 67 (8.86%) SQL Server
5 50 (6.61%) PostgreSQL
6 42 (5.56%) MySQL
6 42 (5.56%) Neo4j
7 27 (3.57%) Big Data
8 20 (2.65%) RDBMS
9 19 (2.51%) Apache Cassandra
9 19 (2.51%) Hadoop
10 14 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (1.85%) Geospatial Data
11 13 (1.72%) Azure SQL Database
12 12 (1.59%) Cosmos DB
12 12 (1.59%) Oracle Database
13 11 (1.46%) GIS
14 9 (1.19%) Redis
15 6 (0.79%) JasperReports
16 5 (0.66%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 204 (26.98%) Git (software)
2 183 (24.21%) Jenkins
3 97 (12.83%) JIRA
4 87 (11.51%) Maven
5 70 (9.26%) TeamCity
6 62 (8.20%) Subversion
7 41 (5.42%) Cucumber
7 41 (5.42%) Team Foundation Server
8 39 (5.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 38 (5.03%) Gradle
9 38 (5.03%) Jasmine
10 37 (4.89%) Selenium
11 36 (4.76%) Grunt
12 34 (4.50%) Octopus Deploy
13 31 (4.10%) Artifactory
14 27 (3.57%) Mockito
15 26 (3.44%) Visual Studio Team System
15 26 (3.44%) webpack
16 24 (3.17%) Bitbucket
17 23 (3.04%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 112 (14.81%) Finance
2 41 (5.42%) Banking
3 27 (3.57%) Retail
4 24 (3.17%) Games
5 22 (2.91%) Marketing
6 19 (2.51%) Telecoms
7 17 (2.25%) Front Office
8 11 (1.46%) Electronics
8 11 (1.46%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.79%) Advertising
9 6 (0.79%) Investment Banking
9 6 (0.79%) Publishing
10 5 (0.66%) Law
11 4 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
11 4 (0.53%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.40%) Back Office
12 3 (0.40%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.26%) Portuguese Language
13 2 (0.26%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.13%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 373 (49.34%) Developer
2 154 (20.37%) DevOps Engineer
3 140 (18.52%) Java Developer
4 75 (9.92%) Senior Developer
5 61 (8.07%) AWS DevOps
6 56 (7.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 51 (6.75%) AWS Engineer
8 49 (6.48%) .NET Developer
9 42 (5.56%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 41 (5.42%) C# Developer
11 37 (4.89%) Senior Java Developer
12 33 (4.37%) Cloud Engineer
13 29 (3.84%) Architect
14 25 (3.31%) Platform Engineer
15 22 (2.91%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 21 (2.78%) C# .NET Developer
16 21 (2.78%) Java Engineer
16 21 (2.78%) Linux Engineer
16 21 (2.78%) UI Developer
17 20 (2.65%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (19.44%) REST
2 137 (18.12%) HTML
3 117 (15.48%) CSS
4 95 (12.57%) .NET
5 87 (11.51%) AngularJS
6 84 (11.11%) Web Services
7 75 (9.92%) Spring
8 69 (9.13%) Hibernate
9 60 (7.94%) Node.js
9 60 (7.94%) RESTful
10 59 (7.80%) HTML5
11 53 (7.01%) CSS3
12 43 (5.69%) Dropwizard
13 42 (5.56%) JAX-RS
13 42 (5.56%) JSON
14 41 (5.42%) Sass
15 32 (4.23%) Middleware
16 31 (4.10%) jQuery
16 31 (4.10%) SOAP
17 29 (3.84%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 64 (8.47%) Greenfield Project
2 43 (5.69%) User Experience
3 28 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (2.91%) Algorithms
4 22 (2.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 22 (2.91%) Mobile App
5 21 (2.78%) Data Structures
6 19 (2.51%) Public Cloud
7 14 (1.85%) Derivative
7 14 (1.85%) Equities
7 14 (1.85%) Exotic Derivative
7 14 (1.85%) Fixed Income
8 13 (1.72%) Fintech
9 9 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
10 8 (1.06%) Blog
10 8 (1.06%) Cloud Native
11 7 (0.93%) Clustering
11 7 (0.93%) Computer Science
11 7 (0.93%) Management Information System
12 5 (0.66%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 231 (30.56%) Linux
2 83 (10.98%) Unix
3 74 (9.79%) Windows
4 48 (6.35%) Mac OS X
5 32 (4.23%) Windows Server
6 30 (3.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (1.72%) CentOS
8 10 (1.32%) Mac OS
9 8 (1.06%) Ubuntu
10 7 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.66%) Debian
12 4 (0.53%) Android
12 4 (0.53%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.53%) VMS
13 1 (0.13%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (0.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 541 (71.56%) Agile Software Development
2 450 (59.52%) Continuous Integration
3 435 (57.54%) DevOps
4 334 (44.18%) TDD
5 249 (32.94%) Test Automation
6 202 (26.72%) Scrum
7 178 (23.54%) BDD
8 112 (14.81%) Microservices
9 110 (14.55%) Kanban
10 101 (13.36%) Configuration Management
11 85 (11.24%) Web Development
12 83 (10.98%) Pair Programming
13 82 (10.85%) Deployment Automation
14 79 (10.45%) Continuous Delivery
14 79 (10.45%) Open Source
15 73 (9.66%) Software Engineering
16 72 (9.52%) MVC
17 66 (8.73%) Front End Development
17 66 (8.73%) OO
18 53 (7.01%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 320 (42.33%) Java
2 165 (21.83%) JavaScript
3 147 (19.44%) SQL
4 121 (16.01%) Python
5 109 (14.42%) C#
6 90 (11.90%) Ruby
7 84 (11.11%) Java 8
8 58 (7.67%) Perl
9 43 (5.69%) PHP
9 43 (5.69%) Shell Script
10 41 (5.42%) PowerShell
10 41 (5.42%) Scala
11 29 (3.84%) Bash Shell
11 29 (3.84%) Go
12 25 (3.31%) Groovy
13 22 (2.91%) ES6
14 19 (2.51%) C
15 8 (1.06%) TypeScript
16 7 (0.93%) T-SQL
17 5 (0.66%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 122 (16.14%) Security Cleared
2 99 (13.10%) SC Cleared
3 20 (2.65%) Degree
4 14 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (0.93%) AWS Certification
5 7 (0.93%) DBS Check
6 4 (0.53%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.53%) ISEB
6 4 (0.53%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.26%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.26%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.26%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.26%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.13%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.13%) OSCP
9 1 (0.13%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.17%) QA
2 7 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.53%) GCP
3 4 (0.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 180 (23.81%) Docker
2 28 (3.70%) Active Directory
3 15 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (0.79%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.53%) HDFS
7 3 (0.40%) vCloud
7 3 (0.40%) vSphere
8 2 (0.26%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.26%) Ceph
8 2 (0.26%) NFS
8 2 (0.26%) Postfix
8 2 (0.26%) Samba
8 2 (0.26%) Squid
8 2 (0.26%) Varnish
8 2 (0.26%) Xen
9 1 (0.13%) LXC
9 1 (0.13%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 135 (17.86%) Ansible
2 109 (14.42%) Puppet
3 77 (10.19%) Terraform
4 76 (10.05%) Opscode Chef
5 75 (9.92%) Kubernetes
6 16 (2.12%) Nagios
7 10 (1.32%) Kibana
8 9 (1.19%) Consul
8 9 (1.19%) Mesos
8 9 (1.19%) ZABBIX
9 8 (1.06%) Rundeck
10 7 (0.93%) HP ALM
11 5 (0.66%) Docker Swarm
11 5 (0.66%) HAProxy
11 5 (0.66%) logstash
12 4 (0.53%) Pingdom
12 4 (0.53%) Rancher
12 4 (0.53%) Salt
12 4 (0.53%) Uchiwa
12 4 (0.53%) WSUS
Vendors
1 55 (7.28%) Microsoft
2 43 (5.69%) Oracle
3 34 (4.50%) Adobe
4 33 (4.37%) VMware
5 32 (4.23%) Atlassian
6 21 (2.78%) Red Hat
7 16 (2.12%) Google
8 15 (1.98%) IBM
8 15 (1.98%) SAP
9 14 (1.85%) Calypso
9 14 (1.85%) Charles River
9 14 (1.85%) FXall
9 14 (1.85%) SaltStack
9 14 (1.85%) SimCorp
10 10 (1.32%) Zend
11 7 (0.93%) HP
11 7 (0.93%) Xamarin
12 6 (0.79%) Bloomberg
12 6 (0.79%) hybris
12 6 (0.79%) Sitecore