Period
to 20 October 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 20 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.

Deployment Automation
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 36 61
Rank change year-on-year -17 +25 -17
Contract jobs citing Deployment Automation 56 79 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 5.40% 9.65% 2.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.02% 10.72% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 56 14
Essex median daily rate £550 £520 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.77% +6.12% -2.00%
10th Percentile £413 £445 £163
90th Percentile £600 £600 £583
East of England median daily rate £510 £520 £480
% change year-on-year -1.92% +8.33% +16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

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 930 737 742
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 89.68% 89.99% 86.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 584 480 431
Essex median daily rate £500 £489 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.30% +39.64% -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 68 157
Essex median hourly rate £16.50 £32.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.23% +30.00% -24.24%
10th Percentile £12.55 £13.04 £15.75
90th Percentile £48.25 £63.75 £42.90
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -41.67% +11.11% +8.40%

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 20 October 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 20 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 -3 43 £538 +3.37% 3
Deployment Automation
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 49 (87.50%) Ansible
2 43 (76.79%) Continuous Integration
3 36 (64.29%) DevOps
3 36 (64.29%) Linux
4 32 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (57.14%) Test Automation
5 28 (50.00%) Jenkins
6 25 (44.64%) Git (software)
6 25 (44.64%) Unix
7 24 (42.86%) Scrum
7 24 (42.86%) Configuration Management
8 21 (37.50%) TDD
9 20 (35.71%) Middleware
9 20 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
10 19 (33.93%) HTTP
10 19 (33.93%) TCP/IP
11 18 (32.14%) SSL
11 18 (32.14%) Subversion
12 17 (30.36%) Kanban
12 17 (30.36%) User Stories
13 16 (28.57%) GitHub
13 16 (28.57%) Software Engineering
14 15 (26.79%) Self-Motivation
15 14 (25.00%) Strategic Thinking
15 14 (25.00%) GitLab
15 14 (25.00%) Java
15 14 (25.00%) Perl
16 13 (23.21%) SOA
16 13 (23.21%) Python

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 9 (16.07%) Apache
1 9 (16.07%) JBoss
2 8 (14.29%) WebLogic
3 4 (7.14%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (3.57%) Confluence
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (3.57%) Tuxedo
5 1 (1.79%) IIS
5 1 (1.79%) Jetty
5 1 (1.79%) Mongrel
5 1 (1.79%) nginx
5 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 20 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (28.57%) GitHub
3 5 (8.93%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.79%) Google App Engine
4 1 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (33.93%) HTTP
1 19 (33.93%) TCP/IP
2 18 (32.14%) SSL
3 1 (1.79%) DHCP
3 1 (1.79%) DNS
3 1 (1.79%) FTP
3 1 (1.79%) IPsec
3 1 (1.79%) LAN
3 1 (1.79%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 25 (44.64%) Git (software)
3 18 (32.14%) Subversion
4 14 (25.00%) GitLab
5 13 (23.21%) JIRA
6 3 (5.36%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.57%) JMeter
7 2 (3.57%) Mocha
7 2 (3.57%) Selenium
7 2 (3.57%) SoapUI
7 2 (3.57%) Zephyr
8 1 (1.79%) Ant
8 1 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.79%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.79%) Maven
8 1 (1.79%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.79%) Travis CI
General
1 11 (19.64%) Finance
2 10 (17.86%) Electronics
2 10 (17.86%) Manufacturing
2 10 (17.86%) Marketing
2 10 (17.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (46.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (32.14%) Architect
3 13 (23.21%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) AWS Architect
6 2 (3.57%) AWS DevOps
6 2 (3.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (3.57%) Network Architect
6 2 (3.57%) Network Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (3.57%) QA Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Scrum Master
6 2 (3.57%) Senior DevOps
6 2 (3.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Unix Engineer
7 1 (1.79%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 1 (1.79%) Lead DevOps
7 1 (1.79%) Lead DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (35.71%) Middleware
2 8 (14.29%) J2EE
2 8 (14.29%) Web Services
3 6 (10.71%) SAML
4 2 (3.57%) SOAP
4 2 (3.57%) XML
4 2 (3.57%) XML Messaging
5 1 (1.79%) .NET
5 1 (1.79%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.79%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (10.71%) Clustering
3 4 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.79%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.79%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 36 (64.29%) Linux
2 25 (44.64%) Unix
3 20 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (10.71%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (76.79%) Continuous Integration
2 36 (64.29%) DevOps
3 32 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (57.14%) Test Automation
4 24 (42.86%) Configuration Management
4 24 (42.86%) Scrum
5 21 (37.50%) TDD
6 17 (30.36%) Kanban
6 17 (30.36%) User Stories
7 16 (28.57%) Software Engineering
8 14 (25.00%) Strategic Thinking
9 13 (23.21%) SOA
10 10 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (17.86%) Digital Marketing
10 10 (17.86%) Programme Management
11 9 (16.07%) Continuous Deployment
11 9 (16.07%) ITIL
12 8 (14.29%) Software Delivery
13 7 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
13 7 (12.50%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.00%) Java
1 14 (25.00%) Perl
2 13 (23.21%) Python
3 11 (19.64%) Ruby
4 8 (14.29%) C
5 6 (10.71%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.71%) Docker
1 6 (10.71%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 49 (87.50%) Ansible
2 13 (23.21%) Puppet
3 10 (17.86%) Terraform
4 9 (16.07%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (10.71%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 10 (17.86%) Atlassian
1 10 (17.86%) Oracle
1 10 (17.86%) SAP
2 6 (10.71%) Red Hat
2 6 (10.71%) webMethods
3 4 (7.14%) BEA
4 2 (3.57%) WSO2
5 1 (1.79%) Google
5 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.79%) VMware