Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 18 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
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 72 71
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 +15
Contract jobs citing Continuous Deployment 34 27 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.29% 3.22% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.66% 3.56% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 4
Essex median daily rate £550 £500 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.98% -7.73%
10th Percentile £430 £432 £434
90th Percentile £583 £600 £600
East of England median daily rate £525 £500 £499
% change year-on-year +5.00% +0.25% +37.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

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 Essex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 928 758 744
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 89.66% 90.35% 86.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 585 492 428
Essex median daily rate £500 £488 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +39.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £298 £300 £220
90th Percentile £600 £600 £530
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 71 156
Essex median hourly rate £16.50 £33.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +32.00% -23.43%
10th Percentile £12.55 £13.38 £15.75
90th Percentile £48.25 £63.75 £42.92
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £31.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -43.55% +14.81% +5.88%

Continuous Deployment
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Deployment in Essex

Continuous Deployment
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Deployment in Essex

Continuous Deployment
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Deployment in Essex over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Deployment in Essex

Continuous Deployment
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 6 months to 18 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
Southend-on-Sea -4 15 £488 -2.50% 1
Harlow - 1 £425 - 2
Continuous Deployment
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 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 Essex region with a requirement for Continuous Deployment.

1 34 (100.00%) DevOps
2 27 (79.41%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (61.76%) Java
4 20 (58.82%) Linux
4 20 (58.82%) Ansible
5 19 (55.88%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (55.88%) Configuration Management
5 19 (55.88%) Scrum
6 18 (52.94%) JIRA
7 17 (50.00%) Open Source
7 17 (50.00%) Jenkins
8 14 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
8 14 (41.18%) Security Cleared
9 13 (38.24%) Git (software)
10 12 (35.29%) Opscode Chef
10 12 (35.29%) Puppet
10 12 (35.29%) Unix
11 11 (32.35%) Shell Script
11 11 (32.35%) Kanban
12 10 (29.41%) SC Cleared
12 10 (29.41%) Test Automation
12 10 (29.41%) GitLab
12 10 (29.41%) Atlassian
12 10 (29.41%) TDD
13 9 (26.47%) RDBMS
13 9 (26.47%) Perl
13 9 (26.47%) Deployment Automation
13 9 (26.47%) Relational Database
14 8 (23.53%) Scrum-ban
14 8 (23.53%) GitHub

Continuous Deployment
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 8 (23.53%) Confluence
2 1 (2.94%) Apache
2 1 (2.94%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 14 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (23.53%) GitHub
3 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) HTTP
2 1 (2.94%) SSL
2 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) RDBMS
1 9 (26.47%) Relational Database
2 7 (20.59%) MySQL
3 4 (11.76%) Pentaho
4 3 (8.82%) Geospatial Data
4 3 (8.82%) GIS
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.94%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 18 (52.94%) JIRA
2 17 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 13 (38.24%) Git (software)
4 10 (29.41%) GitLab
5 7 (20.59%) Artifactory
6 2 (5.88%) CruiseControl
6 2 (5.88%) FishEye
6 2 (5.88%) git-flow
6 2 (5.88%) Hudson
6 2 (5.88%) JUnit
6 2 (5.88%) Selenium
6 2 (5.88%) SoapUI
6 2 (5.88%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.94%) Ant
7 1 (2.94%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.94%) ClearQuest
7 1 (2.94%) Maven
7 1 (2.94%) Subversion
7 1 (2.94%) Zephyr
General
1 8 (23.53%) Electronics
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
1 8 (23.53%) Manufacturing
1 8 (23.53%) Marketing
1 8 (23.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Scrum Master
3 3 (8.82%) Developer
3 3 (8.82%) DevOps Developer
3 3 (8.82%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Agile Scrum Master
5 1 (2.94%) Automation Tester
5 1 (2.94%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) DevOps Specialist
5 1 (2.94%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Automation Tester
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Tester
5 1 (2.94%) Software Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Test Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) Web Services
2 3 (8.82%) Middleware
2 3 (8.82%) REST
3 2 (5.88%) GWT
3 2 (5.88%) RESTful
3 2 (5.88%) SOAP
3 2 (5.88%) Spring
4 1 (2.94%) Ajax
4 1 (2.94%) Apache Flex
4 1 (2.94%) AWT
4 1 (2.94%) CSS
4 1 (2.94%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.94%) JMS
4 1 (2.94%) JSON
4 1 (2.94%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 20 (58.82%) Linux
2 12 (35.29%) Unix
3 8 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (100.00%) DevOps
2 27 (79.41%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (55.88%) Configuration Management
3 19 (55.88%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (55.88%) Scrum
4 17 (50.00%) Open Source
5 11 (32.35%) Kanban
6 10 (29.41%) TDD
6 10 (29.41%) Test Automation
7 9 (26.47%) Deployment Automation
8 8 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (23.53%) Coaching
8 8 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (23.53%) Digital Marketing
8 8 (23.53%) ITIL
8 8 (23.53%) Programme Management
8 8 (23.53%) Scrum-ban
9 7 (20.59%) Collaborative Working
9 7 (20.59%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 7 (20.59%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (61.76%) Java
2 11 (32.35%) Shell Script
3 9 (26.47%) Perl
4 8 (23.53%) Python
4 8 (23.53%) Ruby
5 7 (20.59%) C
6 1 (2.94%) Java 8
6 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 10 (29.41%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 20 (58.82%) Ansible
2 12 (35.29%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (35.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Atlassian
2 8 (23.53%) SAP
3 7 (20.59%) Oracle
4 2 (5.88%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.94%) Adobe
5 1 (2.94%) Google