Period
to 16 December 2017

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 December 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.

Continuous Deployment
UK > England
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 361 327 387
Rank change year-on-year -34 +60 +63
Contract jobs citing Continuous Deployment 617 697 623
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.65% 0.73% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.87% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 505 521
England median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £387 £363 £345
90th Percentile £625 £610 £600
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £468
% change year-on-year - +6.95% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
England median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 - £52.03

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 79936 80324 85230
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.66% 84.17% 82.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 53936 53485 56277
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £268 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1815 2124 2532
England median hourly rate £25.00 £24.47 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.17% +11.23% +15.79%
10th Percentile £11.46 £11.38 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% +18.42%

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 December 2017.

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 16 December 2017. 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 -41 379 £525 - 73
South East +10 90 £525 +10.53% 11
South West +14 52 £447 +19.20% 7
Midlands -9 44 £425 -15.00% 11
West Midlands +14 35 £425 -2.86% 6
East of England -11 31 £524 +4.80% 7
North of England -12 21 £436 +2.59% 8
North West -3 12 £488 +14.71% 5
Yorkshire -11 9 £436 -3.11% 3
East Midlands -21 9 £425 -15.00% 5
Continuous Deployment
UK

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Continuous 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 England region with a requirement for Continuous Deployment.

1 397 (64.34%) Continuous Integration
2 383 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
3 337 (54.62%) DevOps
4 275 (44.57%) Java
5 246 (39.87%) TDD
6 245 (39.71%) Git (software)
7 212 (34.36%) Test Automation
8 207 (33.55%) JavaScript
9 190 (30.79%) Amazon AWS
10 181 (29.34%) Linux
11 164 (26.58%) Jenkins
12 160 (25.93%) Scrum
13 147 (23.82%) BDD
14 146 (23.66%) Ansible
15 142 (23.01%) Python
16 141 (22.85%) Docker
17 133 (21.56%) HTML
18 129 (20.91%) CSS
19 126 (20.42%) Relational Database
20 121 (19.61%) Microsoft Azure
21 114 (18.48%) Web Services
22 106 (17.18%) Configuration Management
23 97 (15.72%) Spring
23 97 (15.72%) Puppet
24 92 (14.91%) SQL
25 91 (14.75%) NoSQL
25 91 (14.75%) Opscode Chef
26 90 (14.59%) Web Development
27 89 (14.42%) Node.js
27 89 (14.42%) AngularJS

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 34 (5.51%) JBoss
2 33 (5.35%) Tomcat
3 24 (3.89%) Apache
4 16 (2.59%) Elasticsearch
5 15 (2.43%) Confluence
6 14 (2.27%) WebSphere
7 13 (2.11%) Apache Spark
7 13 (2.11%) IIS
7 13 (2.11%) WebLogic
8 11 (1.78%) Mule
9 9 (1.46%) nginx
9 9 (1.46%) SharePoint
10 7 (1.13%) CMS
11 6 (0.97%) OpenStack
11 6 (0.97%) WildFly
12 5 (0.81%) Alfresco
12 5 (0.81%) Apache Airflow
12 5 (0.81%) Cloud Foundry
13 4 (0.65%) Jetty
14 3 (0.49%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 8 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.65%) Magento
2 2 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.16%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 190 (30.79%) Amazon AWS
2 121 (19.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (7.29%) AWS CloudFormation
4 42 (6.81%) PaaS
5 38 (6.16%) Amazon S3
6 36 (5.83%) GitHub
7 32 (5.19%) Amazon EC2
8 31 (5.02%) IaaS
9 21 (3.40%) Serverless
10 19 (3.08%) AWS Lambda
11 17 (2.76%) SaaS
12 15 (2.43%) Google Cloud Platform
13 14 (2.27%) OpenShift
14 10 (1.62%) CloudBees
15 9 (1.46%) Office 365
16 8 (1.30%) Amazon Kinesis
16 8 (1.30%) Amazon SQS
16 8 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
16 8 (1.30%) CloudFront
17 7 (1.13%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 46 (7.46%) HTTP
2 13 (2.11%) TCP/IP
3 11 (1.78%) SSL
4 7 (1.13%) Firewall
5 5 (0.81%) Bluetooth
5 5 (0.81%) DNS
5 5 (0.81%) LDAP
5 5 (0.81%) SMS
6 4 (0.65%) PuTTY
6 4 (0.65%) WinSCP
7 3 (0.49%) Internet
8 2 (0.32%) IKE
8 2 (0.32%) Intranet
8 2 (0.32%) VSAN
9 1 (0.16%) CTI
9 1 (0.16%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.16%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.16%) LAN
9 1 (0.16%) SAN
9 1 (0.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (20.42%) Relational Database
2 91 (14.75%) NoSQL
3 67 (10.86%) MySQL
3 67 (10.86%) RDBMS
4 58 (9.40%) PostgreSQL
5 43 (6.97%) SQL Server
6 41 (6.65%) Hadoop
7 36 (5.83%) MongoDB
8 21 (3.40%) Big Data
9 17 (2.76%) Apache Cassandra
10 14 (2.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 13 (2.11%) DB2
11 13 (2.11%) Neo4j
12 11 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (1.62%) Apache Hive
13 10 (1.62%) HBase
13 10 (1.62%) Oracle Database
14 9 (1.46%) Amazon RDS
15 8 (1.30%) Amazon Redshift
16 7 (1.13%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 245 (39.71%) Git (software)
2 164 (26.58%) Jenkins
3 72 (11.67%) Subversion
4 49 (7.94%) Selenium
5 44 (7.13%) TeamCity
6 38 (6.16%) JIRA
6 38 (6.16%) Maven
7 29 (4.70%) gulp
7 29 (4.70%) JUnit
7 29 (4.70%) Team Foundation Server
8 26 (4.21%) Cucumber
9 25 (4.05%) Octopus Deploy
10 24 (3.89%) Bitbucket
10 24 (3.89%) GitLab
11 22 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 21 (3.40%) Artifactory
12 21 (3.40%) Jasmine
12 21 (3.40%) Protractor
12 21 (3.40%) Visual Studio Team System
13 20 (3.24%) Visual Studio
General
1 71 (11.51%) Finance
2 23 (3.73%) Retail
3 20 (3.24%) Marketing
3 20 (3.24%) Publishing
4 19 (3.08%) Banking
5 13 (2.11%) Telecoms
6 12 (1.94%) Advertising
7 11 (1.78%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.62%) Games
9 7 (1.13%) Back Office
9 7 (1.13%) Electronics
10 6 (0.97%) Automotive
10 6 (0.97%) Law
11 4 (0.65%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.32%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.32%) Wholesale Banking
13 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.16%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 342 (55.43%) Developer
2 131 (21.23%) DevOps Engineer
3 112 (18.15%) Java Developer
4 63 (10.21%) Full Stack Developer
5 53 (8.59%) Senior Developer
6 51 (8.27%) AWS DevOps
7 49 (7.94%) AWS Engineer
8 46 (7.46%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 43 (6.97%) JavaScript Developer
10 36 (5.83%) Architect
11 32 (5.19%) Agile Developer
12 29 (4.70%) Python Developer
13 28 (4.54%) Scala Developer
14 25 (4.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 22 (3.57%) Agile Java Developer
15 22 (3.57%) Azure DevOps
15 22 (3.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 20 (3.24%) Linux Engineer
17 19 (3.08%) Azure Engineer
18 18 (2.92%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (21.56%) HTML
2 129 (20.91%) CSS
3 114 (18.48%) Web Services
4 97 (15.72%) Spring
5 89 (14.42%) AngularJS
5 89 (14.42%) Node.js
6 85 (13.78%) HTML5
6 85 (13.78%) REST
7 78 (12.64%) RESTful
8 73 (11.83%) CSS3
9 67 (10.86%) .NET
10 60 (9.72%) JSON
11 52 (8.43%) React
12 44 (7.13%) jQuery
13 37 (6.00%) Hibernate
13 37 (6.00%) XML
14 36 (5.83%) J2EE
14 36 (5.83%) Kafka
15 33 (5.35%) Spring Boot
16 29 (4.70%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 32 (5.19%) Greenfield Project
2 25 (4.05%) User Experience
3 22 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (2.43%) Computer Science
4 15 (2.43%) Mobile App
5 12 (1.94%) Fintech
5 12 (1.94%) N-Tier
6 11 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (1.78%) Public Cloud
7 10 (1.62%) Clustering
7 10 (1.62%) PKI
8 9 (1.46%) Algorithms
8 9 (1.46%) Data Structures
8 9 (1.46%) Digital Media
8 9 (1.46%) Fat Client
8 9 (1.46%) Hybrid Cloud
8 9 (1.46%) Thin Client
9 7 (1.13%) Linux Command Line
10 6 (0.97%) Enterprise Cloud
11 5 (0.81%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 181 (29.34%) Linux
2 86 (13.94%) Unix
3 66 (10.70%) Windows
4 35 (5.67%) Mac OS X
5 31 (5.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 29 (4.70%) CentOS
7 19 (3.08%) Windows Server
8 10 (1.62%) Mac OS
9 9 (1.46%) Android
10 6 (0.97%) Ubuntu
10 6 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.81%) AIX
11 5 (0.81%) HPUX
11 5 (0.81%) Solaris
12 4 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.49%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.32%) Fedora
15 1 (0.16%) Amazon Linux
15 1 (0.16%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 397 (64.34%) Continuous Integration
2 383 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
3 337 (54.62%) DevOps
4 246 (39.87%) TDD
5 212 (34.36%) Test Automation
6 160 (25.93%) Scrum
7 147 (23.82%) BDD
8 106 (17.18%) Configuration Management
9 90 (14.59%) Web Development
10 83 (13.45%) Microservices
10 83 (13.45%) Pair Programming
11 78 (12.64%) User Stories
12 74 (11.99%) Continuous Delivery
13 72 (11.67%) Kanban
14 53 (8.59%) MVC
15 51 (8.27%) Open Source
15 51 (8.27%) Software Delivery
16 49 (7.94%) Front End Development
17 46 (7.46%) E-Commerce
17 46 (7.46%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 275 (44.57%) Java
2 207 (33.55%) JavaScript
3 142 (23.01%) Python
4 92 (14.91%) SQL
5 65 (10.53%) Scala
6 62 (10.05%) Ruby
7 59 (9.56%) C#
8 54 (8.75%) PowerShell
9 33 (5.35%) ES6
10 27 (4.38%) Shell Script
11 23 (3.73%) TypeScript
12 22 (3.57%) Perl
12 22 (3.57%) PL/SQL
13 21 (3.40%) Bash Shell
14 18 (2.92%) PHP
15 15 (2.43%) Go
16 14 (2.27%) C
16 14 (2.27%) Groovy
17 9 (1.46%) C++
18 5 (0.81%) XPath
Qualifications
1 63 (10.21%) Security Cleared
2 43 (6.97%) SC Cleared
3 23 (3.73%) Degree
4 14 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
5 11 (1.78%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (1.46%) CTC Cleared
7 7 (1.13%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.49%) AWS Certification
8 3 (0.49%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.32%) ISEB
9 2 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.32%) MCP
9 2 (0.32%) MCSD
9 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.16%) CISA
10 1 (0.16%) CISM
10 1 (0.16%) CISSP
10 1 (0.16%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.16%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.16%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.67%) QA
2 11 (1.78%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.32%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.32%) EMIR
3 2 (0.32%) GCP
3 2 (0.32%) MiFID
3 2 (0.32%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.32%) RosettaNet
3 2 (0.32%) SLA
4 1 (0.16%) FedRAMP
4 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 141 (22.85%) Docker
2 10 (1.62%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.13%) vCloud
5 6 (0.97%) vSphere
6 3 (0.49%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.32%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.16%) Ceph
8 1 (0.16%) HDFS
8 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.16%) KVM
8 1 (0.16%) LXC
8 1 (0.16%) Squid
8 1 (0.16%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 146 (23.66%) Ansible
2 97 (15.72%) Puppet
3 91 (14.75%) Opscode Chef
4 48 (7.78%) Kubernetes
5 44 (7.13%) Terraform
6 20 (3.24%) Kibana
7 17 (2.76%) logstash
8 16 (2.59%) Mesos
8 16 (2.59%) Nagios
9 10 (1.62%) Grafana
9 10 (1.62%) Graylog
9 10 (1.62%) Rundeck
9 10 (1.62%) Tivoli
10 9 (1.46%) Rancher
11 8 (1.30%) Packer
12 6 (0.97%) Oozie
13 4 (0.65%) Business Desktop Deployment
13 4 (0.65%) Salt
13 4 (0.65%) SCOM
13 4 (0.65%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 50 (8.10%) Oracle
2 49 (7.94%) Microsoft
3 30 (4.86%) Splunk
4 21 (3.40%) IBM
5 18 (2.92%) VMware
6 15 (2.43%) Google
7 13 (2.11%) CA
7 13 (2.11%) Micro Focus
7 13 (2.11%) Serena
8 11 (1.78%) New Relic
9 10 (1.62%) Red Hat
10 9 (1.46%) Atlassian
10 9 (1.46%) SaltStack
10 9 (1.46%) webMethods
11 8 (1.30%) hybris
12 7 (1.13%) SAP
13 6 (0.97%) Teradata
13 6 (0.97%) WSO2
13 6 (0.97%) Zend
14 5 (0.81%) ServiceNow