Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 311 375 350
Rank change year-on-year +64 -25 +113
Contract jobs citing Continuous Deployment 788 588 656
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.84% 0.64% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.75% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 500 441 473
England median daily rate £500 £488 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +7.41%
10th Percentile £368 £375 £363
90th Percentile £632 £600 £620
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +9.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 2
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -17.65% -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year - -17.65% -18.31%

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 81,260 78,348 83,621
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.22% 85.90% 85.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 54,227 52,340 55,746
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £300 £282 £263
90th Percentile £645 £630 £605
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,201 1,876 2,205
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.99 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.97% +11.07% +3.52%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £48.00
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -16.00% +11.11% +3.45%

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 16 October 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Deployment in England over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 16 October 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 +45 447 £525 +5.00% 89
North of England +58 108 £463 +7.56% 61
Midlands +32 75 £470 +10.59% 17
West Midlands +30 71 £470 +10.59% 15
East of England +24 64 £525 +10.53% 12
North West +46 62 £463 +0.54% 32
South East -30 50 £406 -12.16% 29
South West -40 45 £445 +1.14% 26
North East +29 28 £420 -23.64% 6
Yorkshire -16 18 £469 +10.29% 23
East Midlands -11 3 £400 -8.57% 2
Continuous Deployment
UK

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 (68.65%) Continuous Integration
2 517 (65.61%) Agile Software Development
3 485 (61.55%) DevOps
4 351 (44.54%) Java
5 320 (40.61%) TDD
6 277 (35.15%) Amazon AWS
7 233 (29.57%) Scrum
8 232 (29.44%) Jenkins
9 230 (29.19%) Linux
10 229 (29.06%) Git (software)
11 224 (28.43%) Docker
12 201 (25.51%) Test Automation
13 193 (24.49%) Microsoft Azure
14 167 (21.19%) JavaScript
15 161 (20.43%) SQL
16 150 (19.04%) BDD
17 149 (18.91%) Ansible
18 145 (18.40%) Microservices
19 143 (18.15%) Finance
20 142 (18.02%) Python
21 134 (17.01%) HTML
22 133 (16.88%) JIRA
23 131 (16.62%) Puppet
24 119 (15.10%) C#
25 116 (14.72%) REST
26 109 (13.83%) Spring
27 108 (13.71%) Security Cleared
27 108 (13.71%) Web Services
28 107 (13.58%) CSS
29 105 (13.32%) Ruby

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 71 (9.01%) Confluence
2 28 (3.55%) Apache
2 28 (3.55%) Elasticsearch
3 22 (2.79%) Tuxedo
4 19 (2.41%) CMS
5 15 (1.90%) Apache Spark
6 13 (1.65%) Apache Solr
6 13 (1.65%) Cloud Foundry
6 13 (1.65%) Mule
7 11 (1.40%) SharePoint
8 9 (1.14%) nginx
8 9 (1.14%) Tomcat
8 9 (1.14%) Umbraco
9 8 (1.02%) WebLogic
10 7 (0.89%) IIS
11 6 (0.76%) JBoss
11 6 (0.76%) OpenStack
11 6 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
11 6 (0.76%) WordPress
12 5 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 17 (2.16%) Photoshop
2 5 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.76%) Eagle PACE
2 6 (0.76%) thinkFolio
3 4 (0.51%) Bloomberg AIM
3 4 (0.51%) Front Arena
4 3 (0.38%) Distributed Ledger
5 2 (0.25%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 277 (35.15%) Amazon AWS
2 193 (24.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (4.95%) GitHub
4 29 (3.68%) PaaS
5 25 (3.17%) Google Cloud Platform
6 23 (2.92%) AWS CloudFormation
7 22 (2.79%) IaaS
8 21 (2.66%) Serverless
9 17 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
10 16 (2.03%) Amazon EC2
10 16 (2.03%) SaaS
11 13 (1.65%) Amazon S3
11 13 (1.65%) Slack
12 11 (1.40%) AWS Lambda
12 11 (1.40%) Dynamics 365
13 9 (1.14%) Azure Functions
13 9 (1.14%) Google Analytics
14 7 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
15 6 (0.76%) npm
15 6 (0.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (4.31%) HTTP
2 18 (2.28%) DNS
2 18 (2.28%) Software-Defined Networking
3 17 (2.16%) Firewall
3 17 (2.16%) SSL
4 12 (1.52%) TCP/IP
5 10 (1.27%) Broadband
6 9 (1.14%) Skype
7 8 (1.02%) Reverse Proxy
8 5 (0.63%) Internet
8 5 (0.63%) VPN
9 3 (0.38%) AMQP
9 3 (0.38%) Kerberos
9 3 (0.38%) Wireshark
10 2 (0.25%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.25%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.25%) MPLS
10 2 (0.25%) MQTT
10 2 (0.25%) Network Security
10 2 (0.25%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (10.03%) MongoDB
2 77 (9.77%) SQL Server
3 76 (9.64%) Relational Database
4 71 (9.01%) PostgreSQL
5 65 (8.25%) MySQL
6 58 (7.36%) NoSQL
7 43 (5.46%) RDBMS
8 31 (3.93%) Big Data
9 23 (2.92%) Neo4j
10 22 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
11 20 (2.54%) Hadoop
12 17 (2.16%) Azure SQL Database
13 13 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
14 12 (1.52%) Oracle Database
14 12 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 11 (1.40%) Data Lake
16 8 (1.02%) Apache Hive
16 8 (1.02%) Blockchain
16 8 (1.02%) Impala
16 8 (1.02%) Redis
Development Applications
1 232 (29.44%) Jenkins
2 229 (29.06%) Git (software)
3 133 (16.88%) JIRA
4 91 (11.55%) Maven
5 70 (8.88%) Selenium
6 59 (7.49%) Cucumber
7 58 (7.36%) Artifactory
8 49 (6.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 40 (5.08%) TeamCity
10 36 (4.57%) Subversion
11 33 (4.19%) Octopus Deploy
11 33 (4.19%) Team Foundation Server
12 31 (3.93%) JMeter
13 29 (3.68%) Bitbucket
14 28 (3.55%) Gradle
15 27 (3.43%) Grunt
15 27 (3.43%) Jasmine
16 26 (3.30%) Visual Studio Team System
17 24 (3.05%) Karma Test Runner
17 24 (3.05%) SoapUI
General
1 143 (18.15%) Finance
2 58 (7.36%) Banking
3 30 (3.81%) Retail
4 23 (2.92%) Marketing
5 18 (2.28%) Front Office
6 15 (1.90%) Telecoms
7 14 (1.78%) Back Office
8 12 (1.52%) Financial Institution
9 11 (1.40%) Electronics
9 11 (1.40%) Manufacturing
10 10 (1.27%) Games
11 8 (1.02%) Publishing
12 7 (0.89%) Law
13 6 (0.76%) Advertising
13 6 (0.76%) Corporate Banking
14 5 (0.63%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.25%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.25%) Portuguese Language
15 2 (0.25%) Spanish Language
16 1 (0.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 369 (46.83%) Developer
2 215 (27.28%) DevOps Engineer
3 154 (19.54%) Java Developer
4 64 (8.12%) Senior Developer
5 50 (6.35%) AWS DevOps
6 44 (5.58%) AWS Engineer
7 41 (5.20%) Architect
7 41 (5.20%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 40 (5.08%) .NET Developer
9 37 (4.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 32 (4.06%) Senior Java Developer
11 31 (3.93%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 30 (3.81%) Java Engineer
13 27 (3.43%) C# Developer
14 26 (3.30%) Software Engineer
15 25 (3.17%) Linux Engineer
16 24 (3.05%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 22 (2.79%) Lead DevOps
18 21 (2.66%) Agile Developer
18 21 (2.66%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (17.01%) HTML
2 116 (14.72%) REST
3 109 (13.83%) Spring
4 108 (13.71%) Web Services
5 107 (13.58%) CSS
6 99 (12.56%) .NET
7 89 (11.29%) AngularJS
8 75 (9.52%) Node.js
9 69 (8.76%) Spring Boot
10 61 (7.74%) RESTful
11 59 (7.49%) HTML5
12 51 (6.47%) JSON
13 49 (6.22%) Sass
14 48 (6.09%) Hibernate
15 44 (5.58%) XML
16 36 (4.57%) CSS3
17 34 (4.31%) ASP.NET
17 34 (4.31%) Middleware
18 31 (3.93%) Elastic Stack
19 29 (3.68%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 50 (6.35%) User Experience
2 49 (6.22%) Greenfield Project
3 23 (2.92%) Public Cloud
4 18 (2.28%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (2.16%) Fintech
6 16 (2.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 14 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (1.78%) Self-Motivation
8 13 (1.65%) Equities
8 13 (1.65%) Fixed Income
8 13 (1.65%) Mobile App
9 11 (1.40%) Management Information System
10 10 (1.27%) Algorithms
10 10 (1.27%) Data Structures
11 8 (1.02%) Computer Science
11 8 (1.02%) Derivative
11 8 (1.02%) Exotic Derivative
11 8 (1.02%) Replication
12 6 (0.76%) Data Centre
13 5 (0.63%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 230 (29.19%) Linux
2 78 (9.90%) Windows
3 66 (8.38%) Unix
4 49 (6.22%) Windows Server
5 29 (3.68%) Mac OS X
6 24 (3.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (1.90%) Mac OS
8 6 (0.76%) CentOS
9 5 (0.63%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.51%) Amazon Linux
10 4 (0.51%) Solaris
10 4 (0.51%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.38%) AIX
11 3 (0.38%) HPUX
11 3 (0.38%) VMS
12 2 (0.25%) Android
12 2 (0.25%) Debian
12 2 (0.25%) Fedora
12 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 541 (68.65%) Continuous Integration
2 517 (65.61%) Agile Software Development
3 485 (61.55%) DevOps
4 320 (40.61%) TDD
5 233 (29.57%) Scrum
6 201 (25.51%) Test Automation
7 150 (19.04%) BDD
8 145 (18.40%) Microservices
9 94 (11.93%) Configuration Management
10 86 (10.91%) Deployment Automation
11 84 (10.66%) Kanban
12 83 (10.53%) Software Engineering
13 74 (9.39%) Pair Programming
14 73 (9.26%) Open Source
15 65 (8.25%) Web Development
16 62 (7.87%) Continuous Delivery
17 60 (7.61%) Problem-Solving
18 55 (6.98%) Front End Development
19 53 (6.73%) OO
20 52 (6.60%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 351 (44.54%) Java
2 167 (21.19%) JavaScript
3 161 (20.43%) SQL
4 142 (18.02%) Python
5 119 (15.10%) C#
6 105 (13.32%) Ruby
7 72 (9.14%) Perl
8 68 (8.63%) Java 8
9 63 (7.99%) Shell Script
10 49 (6.22%) Bash Shell
11 46 (5.84%) PowerShell
12 45 (5.71%) Scala
13 32 (4.06%) PHP
14 30 (3.81%) Go
15 29 (3.68%) Groovy
16 23 (2.92%) PL/SQL
17 15 (1.90%) C++
18 14 (1.78%) T-SQL
19 12 (1.52%) C
19 12 (1.52%) ES6
Qualifications
1 108 (13.71%) Security Cleared
2 93 (11.80%) SC Cleared
3 20 (2.54%) Degree
4 6 (0.76%) AWS Certification
5 4 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (0.51%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.38%) DBS Check
6 3 (0.38%) ISEB
7 2 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.25%) CCNA
7 2 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.25%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.25%) MCSA
7 2 (0.25%) MCSE
7 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.25%) OCA
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.25%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (5.96%) QA
2 2 (0.25%) SLA
3 1 (0.13%) GDPR
3 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 224 (28.43%) Docker
2 21 (2.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (2.41%) Active Directory
4 9 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (0.89%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.76%) OpenAM
7 4 (0.51%) HDFS
8 3 (0.38%) vSphere
9 2 (0.25%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.25%) Postfix
9 2 (0.25%) vCloud
9 2 (0.25%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.13%) NFS
10 1 (0.13%) Samba
10 1 (0.13%) Squid
10 1 (0.13%) Varnish
10 1 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 149 (18.91%) Ansible
2 131 (16.62%) Puppet
3 102 (12.94%) Terraform
4 84 (10.66%) Kubernetes
5 77 (9.77%) Opscode Chef
6 28 (3.55%) Kibana
7 18 (2.28%) Nagios
8 17 (2.16%) logstash
9 11 (1.40%) HP ALM
10 10 (1.27%) Grafana
11 9 (1.14%) Consul
11 9 (1.14%) Graphite
12 8 (1.02%) Rundeck
12 8 (1.02%) ZABBIX
13 6 (0.76%) Uchiwa
14 5 (0.63%) Pingdom
15 4 (0.51%) Mesos
16 3 (0.38%) Single Sign-On
17 2 (0.25%) vCenter Server
17 2 (0.25%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 88 (11.17%) Oracle
2 81 (10.28%) Microsoft
3 51 (6.47%) VMware
4 41 (5.20%) Google
5 31 (3.93%) Atlassian
6 25 (3.17%) Adobe
7 21 (2.66%) Red Hat
8 17 (2.16%) IBM
9 16 (2.03%) Informatica
10 13 (1.65%) SAP
10 13 (1.65%) Splunk
11 12 (1.52%) HP
12 11 (1.40%) Cloudera
13 10 (1.27%) SaltStack
13 10 (1.27%) Tableau
14 9 (1.14%) Apigee
15 8 (1.02%) Alteryx
15 8 (1.02%) Charles River
15 8 (1.02%) Teradata
16 6 (0.76%) Calypso