Period
to 18 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for Deployment Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Deployment Automation over the 6 months to 18 August 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.

Deployment Automation
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 36 75
Rank change year-on-year -7 +39 -22
Contract jobs citing Deployment Automation 67 86 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 6.71% 9.82% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.49% 10.76% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 63 4
Essex median daily rate £525 £524 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.19% +199.43% -56.25%
10th Percentile £405 £463 £163
90th Percentile £600 £608 £424
East of England median daily rate £510 £515 £475
% change year-on-year -0.87% +8.32% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £11.00 £19.00 -
% change year-on-year -42.11% - -

Deployment Automation 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 895 799 762
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 89.59% 91.21% 84.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 535 538 389
Essex median daily rate £500 £458 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.17% +30.86% -11.95%
10th Percentile £298 £275 £224
90th Percentile £600 £599 £516
East of England median daily rate £436 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.65% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 61 162
Essex median hourly rate £31.75 £32.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.31% +71.05% -42.42%
10th Percentile £15.75 £12.26 £15.75
90th Percentile £60.09 £63.75 £42.83
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -32.69% +4.00% +11.11%

Deployment Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Deployment Automation in Essex

Deployment Automation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Deployment Automation in Essex

Deployment Automation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Deployment Automation in Essex

Deployment Automation
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 Deployment Automation within the Essex region over the 6 months to 18 August 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 +1 52 £525 +0.48% 5
Deployment Automation
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Deployment Automation 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 Deployment Automation.

1 52 (77.61%) Continuous Integration
2 51 (76.12%) Ansible
3 48 (71.64%) Linux
4 43 (64.18%) DevOps
5 42 (62.69%) Test Automation
6 39 (58.21%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (56.72%) Jenkins
8 32 (47.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 32 (47.76%) Git (software)
9 31 (46.27%) Configuration Management
9 31 (46.27%) Unix
10 28 (41.79%) Middleware
11 26 (38.81%) HTTP
11 26 (38.81%) TCP/IP
12 25 (37.31%) SSL
12 25 (37.31%) Scrum
13 24 (35.82%) TDD
14 23 (34.33%) Amazon AWS
15 21 (31.34%) Puppet
16 19 (28.36%) Kanban
16 19 (28.36%) Perl
17 18 (26.87%) Subversion
17 18 (26.87%) User Stories
18 17 (25.37%) GitHub
18 17 (25.37%) Software Engineering
18 17 (25.37%) Java
19 16 (23.88%) Open Source
20 15 (22.39%) Opscode Chef
20 15 (22.39%) Mentoring
20 15 (22.39%) GitLab

Deployment Automation
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 14 (20.90%) Apache
1 14 (20.90%) JBoss
2 10 (14.93%) WebLogic
3 8 (11.94%) WebLogic Portal
4 4 (5.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (2.99%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.49%) IIS
6 1 (1.49%) Jetty
6 1 (1.49%) Mongrel
6 1 (1.49%) nginx
6 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.49%) Tuxedo
Cloud Services
1 23 (34.33%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (25.37%) GitHub
3 3 (4.48%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.49%) Google App Engine
5 1 (1.49%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 26 (38.81%) HTTP
1 26 (38.81%) TCP/IP
2 25 (37.31%) SSL
3 1 (1.49%) DHCP
3 1 (1.49%) DNS
3 1 (1.49%) FTP
3 1 (1.49%) IPsec
3 1 (1.49%) LAN
3 1 (1.49%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.97%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 38 (56.72%) Jenkins
2 32 (47.76%) Git (software)
3 18 (26.87%) Subversion
4 15 (22.39%) GitLab
5 13 (19.40%) JIRA
6 4 (5.97%) Cucumber
6 4 (5.97%) Selenium
7 3 (4.48%) JMeter
7 3 (4.48%) SoapUI
7 3 (4.48%) Zephyr
8 2 (2.99%) Mocha
9 1 (1.49%) Artifactory
9 1 (1.49%) Travis CI
General
1 11 (16.42%) Finance
2 10 (14.93%) Electronics
2 10 (14.93%) Manufacturing
2 10 (14.93%) Marketing
2 10 (14.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (47.76%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (25.37%) Architect
3 13 (19.40%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (10.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (10.45%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 6 (8.96%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) AWS DevOps
7 4 (5.97%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Lead DevOps
8 3 (4.48%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Operations Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) QA Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Unix Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) Azure DevOps
9 2 (2.99%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) Azure Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) Network Architect
9 2 (2.99%) Network Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (41.79%) Middleware
2 12 (17.91%) J2EE
3 8 (11.94%) Web Services
4 6 (8.96%) SAML
5 3 (4.48%) SOAP
5 3 (4.48%) XML
5 3 (4.48%) XML Messaging
6 1 (1.49%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.49%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.90%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (8.96%) Clustering
3 5 (7.46%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.49%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 48 (71.64%) Linux
2 32 (47.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 31 (46.27%) Unix
4 9 (13.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (77.61%) Continuous Integration
2 43 (64.18%) DevOps
3 42 (62.69%) Test Automation
4 39 (58.21%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (46.27%) Configuration Management
6 25 (37.31%) Scrum
7 24 (35.82%) TDD
8 19 (28.36%) Kanban
9 18 (26.87%) User Stories
10 17 (25.37%) Software Engineering
11 16 (23.88%) Open Source
12 15 (22.39%) Continuous Deployment
12 15 (22.39%) Mentoring
12 15 (22.39%) SOA
13 14 (20.90%) Strategic Thinking
14 12 (17.91%) ITIL
15 11 (16.42%) Software Delivery
16 10 (14.93%) Business Intelligence
16 10 (14.93%) Digital Marketing
16 10 (14.93%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (28.36%) Perl
2 17 (25.37%) Java
3 15 (22.39%) Python
4 13 (19.40%) Ruby
5 10 (14.93%) C
6 9 (13.43%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.48%) SQL
8 1 (1.49%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (8.96%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.97%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.48%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) QA
System Software
1 8 (11.94%) Docker
2 6 (8.96%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.49%) Xen
Systems Management
1 51 (76.12%) Ansible
2 21 (31.34%) Puppet
3 15 (22.39%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (16.42%) Terraform
5 6 (8.96%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.49%) Consul
Vendors
1 14 (20.90%) Oracle
2 12 (17.91%) Atlassian
3 10 (14.93%) SAP
4 9 (13.43%) Red Hat
4 9 (13.43%) webMethods
5 8 (11.94%) BEA
6 4 (5.97%) WSO2
7 1 (1.49%) Google
7 1 (1.49%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.49%) VMware