Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 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 14 December 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
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 41 44
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3 +9
Contract jobs citing Continuous Delivery 5 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 1.22% 1.02% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 1.21% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Liverpool median daily rate £450 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -8.57% +326.83%
10th Percentile £425 £350 £419
90th Percentile £475 £450 £456
Merseyside median daily rate £450 £438 £350
% change year-on-year +2.86% +25.00% +241.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Liverpool median hourly rate - - -
Merseyside 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 Liverpool with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Liverpool
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 331 331 328
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 80.93% 84.44% 78.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 215 218
Liverpool median daily rate £400 £398 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% +2.58% -3.06%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £225
90th Percentile £580 £550 £525
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +0.63% +6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 6
Liverpool median hourly rate £16.75 £13.00 £18.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.85% -31.30% -37.32%
10th Percentile £11.41 £11.28 £8.75
90th Percentile £25.87 £18.87 £30.76
Merseyside median hourly rate £14.06 £13.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +8.12% -40.91% -27.13%

Continuous Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

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

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Delivery in Liverpool

Continuous Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Delivery in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Continuous Delivery.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) Manual Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) DevOps
3 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (60.00%) WebDriver
3 3 (60.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (60.00%) QA
3 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (60.00%) SpecFlow
3 3 (60.00%) NUnit
3 3 (60.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) JUnit
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) TDD
5 1 (20.00%) Test-First Development
5 1 (20.00%) Banking
5 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (20.00%) JMeter
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) Informix
5 1 (20.00%) MySQL
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) Gherkin

Continuous Delivery
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Informix
1 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) JUnit
2 3 (60.00%) NUnit
2 3 (60.00%) SpecFlow
2 3 (60.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) JMeter
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Automation Tester
1 3 (60.00%) Lead Tester
1 3 (60.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (20.00%) Kafka
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 4 (80.00%) Manual Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (60.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (40.00%) TDD
5 1 (20.00%) API Development
5 1 (20.00%) API Testing
5 1 (20.00%) BDD
5 1 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Microservices
5 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) Test-First Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle