Period
to 19 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for Continuous Delivery skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Continuous Delivery over the 6 months to 19 March 2019 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 Delivery
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 92 74 57
Rank change year-on-year -18 -17 +22
Contract jobs citing Continuous Delivery 5 26 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.37% 1.70% 2.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 2.06% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 18 18
Hertfordshire median daily rate £506 £525 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +20.00% +2.94%
10th Percentile £438 £376 £381
90th Percentile £559 £569 £538
East of England median daily rate £463 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +2.78% -5.26% -9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - £47.00

Continuous Delivery 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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,099 1,263 998
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 81.65% 82.82% 79.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 632 663 564
Hertfordshire median daily rate £436 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.06% -11.11% +9.09%
10th Percentile £250 £207 £208
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 64 56
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £27.00 £17.50 £41.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.29% -58.00% +93.78%
10th Percentile £11.16 £11.63 £11.32
90th Percentile £66.81 £47.25 £53.75
East of England median hourly rate £19.25 £25.75 £33.50
% change year-on-year -25.24% -23.13% +21.82%

Continuous Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Continuous Delivery as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Delivery in Hertfordshire

Continuous Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Delivery in Hertfordshire

Continuous Delivery
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Delivery within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 March 2019. 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
Welwyn Garden City +5 1 £563 +3.45%
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
Royston - 1 £450 -
St Albans - 1 - - 2
Continuous Delivery
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 March 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Delivery 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Continuous Delivery.

1 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) Kanban
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (20.00%) Ansible
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (20.00%) Talend
4 1 (20.00%) Bitbucket
4 1 (20.00%) Open Source
4 1 (20.00%) Memory Management
4 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills

Continuous Delivery
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (20.00%) IBM UrbanCode
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Maven
2 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Lead
2 1 (20.00%) AWS Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Azure Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Azure DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) ETL Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Python Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Test Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Kanban
3 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) Memory Management
4 1 (20.00%) Microservices
4 1 (20.00%) Open Source
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) Python
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Java 8
2 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (20.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Talend