Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 2017 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
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 56 74
Rank change year-on-year +19 +18 -4
Contract jobs citing Continuous Delivery 16 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 3.46% 1.17% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.20% 1.38% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 6 1
Lancashire median daily rate £625 £550 £813
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.64% -32.31% +8.33%
10th Percentile £411 £472 £794
90th Percentile £645 £588 £831
North West median daily rate £525 £453 £475
% change year-on-year +16.02% -4.74% -11.63%
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 381 506 769
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 82.47% 84.90% 82.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 347 522
Lancashire median daily rate £425 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% -13.89% +16.13%
10th Percentile £273 £213 £280
90th Percentile £615 £575 £663
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 49 79
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.11% +36.20%
10th Percentile £15.14 £11.45 £18.06
90th Percentile £53.00 £67.21 £47.76
North West median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £30.15
% change year-on-year +4.17% -20.40% +72.29%

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 13 December 2017.

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 13 December 2017. 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 +15 13 £625 +13.64% 1
Continuous Delivery
North West

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Delivery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Continuous Delivery.

1 13 (81.25%) Linux
1 13 (81.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 13 (81.25%) Jenkins
1 13 (81.25%) Mentoring
1 13 (81.25%) Coaching
1 13 (81.25%) Microservices
2 12 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (68.75%) Git (software)
3 11 (68.75%) Software Engineering
4 10 (62.50%) Python
4 10 (62.50%) Configuration Management
4 10 (62.50%) DevOps
4 10 (62.50%) Bash Shell
4 10 (62.50%) Puppet
5 8 (50.00%) Static Code Analysis
5 8 (50.00%) Confluence
5 8 (50.00%) SonarQube
5 8 (50.00%) Docker
5 8 (50.00%) Slack
5 8 (50.00%) HTTP
5 8 (50.00%) Clustering
5 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (50.00%) nginx
5 8 (50.00%) JIRA
5 8 (50.00%) Load Balancing
6 6 (37.50%) MongoDB
6 6 (37.50%) Test Automation
6 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
6 6 (37.50%) SQL
7 5 (31.25%) MySQL

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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (50.00%) Confluence
1 8 (50.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 8 (50.00%) Slack
2 3 (18.75%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) MongoDB
2 5 (31.25%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (31.25%) MySQL
3 3 (18.75%) NoSQL
3 3 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
4 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (81.25%) Jenkins
2 11 (68.75%) Git (software)
3 8 (50.00%) JIRA
3 8 (50.00%) SonarQube
4 3 (18.75%) Jasmine
4 3 (18.75%) JUnit
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.25%) Advertising
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (43.75%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 7 (43.75%) Linux Engineer
2 7 (43.75%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 7 (43.75%) Senior DevOps
2 7 (43.75%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Lead DevOps
4 3 (18.75%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Lead Software Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Java Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Lead Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Node.js
1 3 (18.75%) REST
2 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 2 (12.50%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (12.50%) React
3 1 (6.25%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.25%) Ajax
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (6.25%) RESTful
3 1 (6.25%) SOAP
3 1 (6.25%) WCF
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) WinForms
3 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Clustering
2 5 (31.25%) Public Cloud
3 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Linux
1 13 (81.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Coaching
1 13 (81.25%) Mentoring
1 13 (81.25%) Microservices
2 12 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (68.75%) Software Engineering
4 10 (62.50%) Configuration Management
4 10 (62.50%) DevOps
5 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (50.00%) Load Balancing
5 8 (50.00%) Static Code Analysis
6 6 (37.50%) Test Automation
7 5 (31.25%) Kanban
7 5 (31.25%) Scrum
7 5 (31.25%) TDD
7 5 (31.25%) User Stories
8 4 (25.00%) SFIA
9 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
9 3 (18.75%) MVC
9 3 (18.75%) OO
9 3 (18.75%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Bash Shell
1 10 (62.50%) Python
2 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) Perl
3 5 (31.25%) Shell Script
4 3 (18.75%) C#
4 3 (18.75%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Docker
2 5 (31.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (62.50%) Puppet
2 5 (31.25%) Ansible
2 5 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (18.75%) Terraform
4 2 (12.50%) Kubernetes
4 2 (12.50%) Rancher
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft