Period
to 19 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 November 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 Delivery
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 41 63
Rank change year-on-year -17 +22 +12
Contract jobs citing Continuous Delivery 9 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.33% 2.46% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 2.96% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 28 2
Lancashire median daily rate £555 £625 £494
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.20% +26.58% -27.52%
10th Percentile £440 £475 £434
90th Percentile £600 £645 £548
North West median daily rate £458 £525 £450
% change year-on-year -12.86% +16.67% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 Lancashire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 579 372 544
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 85.65% 83.04% 82.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 238 360
Lancashire median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.68% -11.93%
10th Percentile £264 £300 £213
90th Percentile £575 £604 £556
North West median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 44 57
Lancashire median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +6.25% +8.11%
10th Percentile £11.00 £15.14 £11.90
90th Percentile £52.30 £65.89 £62.29
North West median hourly rate £21.76 £28.00 £21.05
% change year-on-year -22.29% +33.05% -30.20%

Continuous Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Delivery in Lancashire

Continuous Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Delivery in Lancashire

Continuous Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Delivery in Lancashire over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Delivery in Lancashire

Continuous Delivery
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 6 months to 19 November 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
Blackpool -22 3 £583 -6.80%
Chorley - 2 £473 -
Preston - 2 £445 -
Blackburn - 2 - -
Continuous Delivery
North West

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Continuous Delivery.

1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) IDEF
2 6 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (66.67%) Project Planning
2 6 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
2 6 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 6 (66.67%) Network Design
2 6 (66.67%) Reverse Proxy
2 6 (66.67%) UML
2 6 (66.67%) SOA
2 6 (66.67%) SAN
2 6 (66.67%) Web Services
2 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (66.67%) Data Privacy
2 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (66.67%) Data Flow Diagram
2 6 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (66.67%) Workshop Facilitation
3 5 (55.56%) SDLC
3 5 (55.56%) Business Transformation
3 5 (55.56%) BPR
3 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (55.56%) Replication
4 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) QA
4 3 (33.33%) Open Source
4 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared

Continuous Delivery
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
1 6 (66.67%) Reverse Proxy
1 6 (66.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) GitLab
2 1 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Architect
2 4 (44.44%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Manager
4 1 (11.11%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (22.22%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (55.56%) Replication
3 2 (22.22%) User Experience
3 2 (22.22%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (66.67%) Data Flow Diagram
2 6 (66.67%) Data Privacy
2 6 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (66.67%) IDEF
2 6 (66.67%) Network Design
2 6 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (66.67%) Project Planning
2 6 (66.67%) SOA
2 6 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
2 6 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 6 (66.67%) UML
2 6 (66.67%) Workshop Facilitation
3 5 (55.56%) BPR
3 5 (55.56%) Business Transformation
3 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (55.56%) SDLC
4 3 (33.33%) Open Source
5 2 (22.22%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
1 2 (22.22%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Ansible
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
1 1 (11.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Black Duck
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat