Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 15 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
England > London
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 135 107
Rank change year-on-year +20 -28 +141
Contract jobs citing Continuous Delivery 1,118 967 1,085
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.41% 2.06% 2.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.75% 2.34% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 828 791 725
London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £425 £413 £371
90th Percentile £688 £663 £650
England median daily rate £525 £503 £488
% change year-on-year +4.48% +3.08% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
London median hourly rate £69.17 - -
England median hourly rate £62.50 £49.50 £59.31
% change year-on-year +26.26% -16.54% -8.75%

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 40,633 41,351 39,574
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.55% 88.03% 87.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,322 30,008 28,361
London median daily rate £500 £500 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.38% +4.44%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £663 £644
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 476 405 418
London median hourly rate £22.93 £22.50 £21.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.91% +2.79% +9.45%
10th Percentile £13.22 £13.31 £12.25
90th Percentile £54.35 £50.00 £50.04
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £22.84
% change year-on-year -6.38% +2.91% +3.80%

Continuous Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Delivery in London

Continuous Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Delivery in London

Continuous Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Delivery in London over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Delivery in London

Continuous Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Delivery in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Continuous Delivery in London

Continuous Delivery
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 15 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
Central London +34 234 £550 +4.76% 76
West London +15 83 £525 - 51
South London -5 48 £475 -5.00% 18
East London -41 11 £500 +11.11% 22
North London -6 1 £550 +29.41% 2
Continuous Delivery
England

For the 6 months to 15 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 London region with a requirement for Continuous Delivery.

1 782 (69.95%) Agile Software Development
2 548 (49.02%) Continuous Integration
3 463 (41.41%) TDD
4 445 (39.80%) DevOps
5 430 (38.46%) Java
6 411 (36.76%) Jenkins
7 372 (33.27%) Amazon AWS
8 296 (26.48%) JavaScript
9 291 (26.03%) Git (software)
10 289 (25.85%) Docker
11 279 (24.96%) Microservices
12 278 (24.87%) Scrum
13 268 (23.97%) BDD
14 265 (23.70%) Linux
15 255 (22.81%) Test Automation
16 246 (22.00%) Kubernetes
17 245 (21.91%) Python
17 245 (21.91%) Finance
18 182 (16.28%) Ansible
19 178 (15.92%) Microsoft Azure
20 176 (15.74%) Open Source
21 167 (14.94%) Puppet
21 167 (14.94%) Terraform
22 162 (14.49%) Kanban
23 152 (13.60%) REST
24 151 (13.51%) HTML
25 148 (13.24%) Banking
26 145 (12.97%) SQL
26 145 (12.97%) RESTful
27 139 (12.43%) Spring

Continuous Delivery
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 93 (8.32%) Elasticsearch
2 71 (6.35%) Apache
3 63 (5.64%) Confluence
4 58 (5.19%) Apache Spark
5 32 (2.86%) Tomcat
6 28 (2.50%) Jetty
7 26 (2.33%) IIS
8 23 (2.06%) nginx
9 22 (1.97%) OpenStack
10 17 (1.52%) Gunicorn
11 15 (1.34%) Apache Solr
12 14 (1.25%) Cloud Foundry
12 14 (1.25%) GlassFish
12 14 (1.25%) WebSphere
13 13 (1.16%) Mongrel
14 9 (0.81%) JBoss
15 8 (0.72%) CMS
15 8 (0.72%) OpenWhisk
16 7 (0.63%) CoreMedia CMS
17 6 (0.54%) Mule
Applications
1 10 (0.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.54%) Fireworks
2 6 (0.54%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.18%) HipChat
4 2 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.18%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.18%) SPSS
5 1 (0.089%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.089%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 3 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 3 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (0.27%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (0.18%) R3 Corda
3 1 (0.089%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.089%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.089%) RMDS
3 1 (0.089%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 372 (33.27%) Amazon AWS
2 178 (15.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 66 (5.90%) Google Cloud Platform
4 59 (5.28%) GitHub
5 57 (5.10%) PaaS
6 47 (4.20%) Serverless
7 42 (3.76%) SaaS
8 41 (3.67%) OpenShift
9 39 (3.49%) Cloud Computing
10 35 (3.13%) IaaS
11 34 (3.04%) AWS CloudFormation
12 29 (2.59%) Amazon EC2
13 26 (2.33%) npm
14 25 (2.24%) Heroku
15 24 (2.15%) Datadog
16 19 (1.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 19 (1.70%) AWS Lambda
17 18 (1.61%) Amazon S3
18 15 (1.34%) Azure Functions
19 14 (1.25%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 84 (7.51%) HTTP
2 33 (2.95%) Firewall
3 27 (2.42%) DNS
4 16 (1.43%) VPN
5 13 (1.16%) Internet
6 12 (1.07%) Kerberos
6 12 (1.07%) SSL
7 11 (0.98%) OpenLDAP
8 9 (0.81%) OpenVPN
8 9 (0.81%) SSH
9 8 (0.72%) LAN
9 8 (0.72%) TCP/IP
10 6 (0.54%) HTTPS
10 6 (0.54%) Network Security
10 6 (0.54%) Software-Defined Networking
11 4 (0.36%) Reverse Proxy
12 3 (0.27%) Fibre Channel
12 3 (0.27%) iSCSI
12 3 (0.27%) SAN
13 2 (0.18%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (10.02%) PostgreSQL
2 92 (8.23%) NoSQL
3 73 (6.53%) Relational Database
4 69 (6.17%) MongoDB
5 54 (4.83%) Hadoop
6 51 (4.56%) SQL Server
7 50 (4.47%) Big Data
8 43 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
9 38 (3.40%) MySQL
10 31 (2.77%) Apache Hive
11 23 (2.06%) RDBMS
11 23 (2.06%) Redis
12 21 (1.88%) Amazon RDS
13 20 (1.79%) Data Lake
14 19 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
14 19 (1.70%) HBase
15 16 (1.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 14 (1.25%) Impala
17 13 (1.16%) SQL Server 2016
18 12 (1.07%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 411 (36.76%) Jenkins
2 291 (26.03%) Git (software)
3 102 (9.12%) Selenium
4 99 (8.86%) JIRA
5 93 (8.32%) Maven
6 78 (6.98%) TeamCity
7 77 (6.89%) Cucumber
8 43 (3.85%) Gradle
9 42 (3.76%) JUnit
10 41 (3.67%) Octopus Deploy
11 38 (3.40%) Sonatype Nexus
12 36 (3.22%) Gatling
13 34 (3.04%) Subversion
14 33 (2.95%) Bitbucket
15 30 (2.68%) Ant
16 28 (2.50%) Artifactory
17 27 (2.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 27 (2.42%) JMeter
17 27 (2.42%) Vagrant
18 24 (2.15%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 245 (21.91%) Finance
2 148 (13.24%) Banking
3 62 (5.55%) Retail
4 34 (3.04%) Front Office
5 33 (2.95%) Investment Banking
6 22 (1.97%) Financial Institution
7 20 (1.79%) Advertising
8 17 (1.52%) Games
9 16 (1.43%) Marketing
10 12 (1.07%) Telecoms
11 10 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
12 9 (0.81%) Back Office
12 9 (0.81%) Billing
13 7 (0.63%) Online Betting
13 7 (0.63%) Publishing
14 5 (0.45%) Law
14 5 (0.45%) Legal
15 4 (0.36%) French Language
15 4 (0.36%) Manufacturing
16 3 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 484 (43.29%) Developer
2 210 (18.78%) DevOps Engineer
3 144 (12.88%) Java Developer
4 90 (8.05%) Senior Developer
5 73 (6.53%) AWS Engineer
6 68 (6.08%) .NET Developer
6 68 (6.08%) React Developer
7 65 (5.81%) Full Stack Developer
8 62 (5.55%) AWS DevOps
9 58 (5.19%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 58 (5.19%) C# Developer
10 51 (4.56%) Angular Developer
11 47 (4.20%) Architect
12 46 (4.11%) Cloud Engineer
12 46 (4.11%) Java Engineer
12 46 (4.11%) Node.js Developer
13 44 (3.94%) C# .NET Developer
14 43 (3.85%) Scala Developer
15 40 (3.58%) Software Engineer
16 37 (3.31%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (13.60%) REST
2 151 (13.51%) HTML
3 145 (12.97%) RESTful
4 139 (12.43%) Spring
5 138 (12.34%) CSS
6 135 (12.08%) Node.js
7 122 (10.91%) .NET
8 114 (10.20%) React
9 103 (9.21%) AngularJS
10 83 (7.42%) Spring Boot
10 83 (7.42%) Web Services
11 74 (6.62%) Kafka
12 73 (6.53%) JSON
13 54 (4.83%) XML
14 53 (4.74%) HTML5
15 52 (4.65%) Elastic Stack
16 47 (4.20%) jQuery
17 46 (4.11%) Django
18 40 (3.58%) CSS3
18 40 (3.58%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 116 (10.38%) Greenfield Project
2 56 (5.01%) Fintech
3 52 (4.65%) User Experience
4 43 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 43 (3.85%) Computer Science
5 39 (3.49%) Mobile App
6 29 (2.59%) Cloud Native
7 27 (2.42%) Linux Command Line
8 25 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
9 23 (2.06%) Enterprise Cloud
10 22 (1.97%) Fixed Income
10 22 (1.97%) Virtual Team
11 18 (1.61%) Data Centre
11 18 (1.61%) Self-Motivation
12 14 (1.25%) iPad
12 14 (1.25%) Public Cloud
13 13 (1.16%) Cyberthreat
13 13 (1.16%) Hedge funds
13 13 (1.16%) Management Information System
13 13 (1.16%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 265 (23.70%) Linux
2 85 (7.60%) Unix
2 85 (7.60%) Windows
3 54 (4.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 34 (3.04%) CentOS
5 31 (2.77%) Android
5 31 (2.77%) Ubuntu
5 31 (2.77%) Windows Server
6 27 (2.42%) Apple iOS
7 13 (1.16%) Debian
7 13 (1.16%) Fedora
8 6 (0.54%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.36%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.27%) Mesosphere
11 2 (0.18%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.089%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.089%) RancherOS
12 1 (0.089%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.089%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 782 (69.95%) Agile Software Development
2 548 (49.02%) Continuous Integration
3 463 (41.41%) TDD
4 445 (39.80%) DevOps
5 279 (24.96%) Microservices
6 278 (24.87%) Scrum
7 268 (23.97%) BDD
8 255 (22.81%) Test Automation
9 176 (15.74%) Open Source
10 162 (14.49%) Kanban
11 120 (10.73%) Software Engineering
12 105 (9.39%) E-Commerce
13 99 (8.86%) Problem-Solving
14 98 (8.77%) Pair Programming
15 90 (8.05%) Mentoring
16 89 (7.96%) Configuration Management
17 84 (7.51%) OO
18 78 (6.98%) SDLC
19 76 (6.80%) Coaching
19 76 (6.80%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 430 (38.46%) Java
2 296 (26.48%) JavaScript
3 245 (21.91%) Python
4 145 (12.97%) SQL
5 125 (11.18%) Scala
6 111 (9.93%) C#
7 109 (9.75%) Ruby
8 91 (8.14%) Java 8
9 90 (8.05%) Bash Shell
10 69 (6.17%) ES6
11 57 (5.10%) Perl
11 57 (5.10%) PowerShell
12 54 (4.83%) Go
13 43 (3.85%) Groovy
14 26 (2.33%) TypeScript
15 20 (1.79%) Kotlin
15 20 (1.79%) Shell Script
16 12 (1.07%) PHP
17 9 (0.81%) Apple Swift
18 7 (0.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 84 (7.51%) Security Cleared
2 55 (4.92%) SC Cleared
3 46 (4.11%) Degree
4 30 (2.68%) Computer Science Degree
5 14 (1.25%) AWS Certification
5 14 (1.25%) DV Cleared
6 12 (1.07%) CISSP
6 12 (1.07%) ISTQB
7 11 (0.98%) CISA
8 10 (0.89%) CISM
9 8 (0.72%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 7 (0.63%) CSSLP
11 4 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (0.36%) ISEB
12 3 (0.27%) CISMP
12 3 (0.27%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
12 3 (0.27%) ISSMP
12 3 (0.27%) Master's Degree
13 1 (0.089%) Numerate Degree
13 1 (0.089%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (7.87%) QA
2 15 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (1.34%) PCI DSS
3 10 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 7 (0.63%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
4 7 (0.63%) PSD2
5 5 (0.45%) GDPR
6 1 (0.089%) PMO
6 1 (0.089%) SLA
6 1 (0.089%) WCAG
System Software
1 289 (25.85%) Docker
2 37 (3.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (2.33%) Active Directory
4 19 (1.70%) Virtual Machines
5 16 (1.43%) Hyper-V
6 15 (1.34%) VirtualBox
7 12 (1.07%) HDFS
7 12 (1.07%) vCloud
8 9 (0.81%) Postfix
8 9 (0.81%) Squid
9 6 (0.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 5 (0.45%) Apache Flume
11 4 (0.36%) VMware NSX
11 4 (0.36%) vSphere
12 3 (0.27%) NFS
13 2 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.18%) Xen
13 2 (0.18%) XenApp
14 1 (0.089%) Ceph
14 1 (0.089%) OpenDJ
Systems Management
1 246 (22.00%) Kubernetes
2 182 (16.28%) Ansible
3 167 (14.94%) Puppet
3 167 (14.94%) Terraform
4 88 (7.87%) Opscode Chef
5 45 (4.03%) Kibana
6 42 (3.76%) logstash
7 39 (3.49%) Prometheus
8 30 (2.68%) Packer
9 28 (2.50%) Nagios
10 25 (2.24%) Grafana
11 20 (1.79%) Salt
12 17 (1.52%) Mesos
13 16 (1.43%) ITRS Geneos
14 14 (1.25%) Docker Swarm
14 14 (1.25%) Oozie
14 14 (1.25%) ZABBIX
15 12 (1.07%) Graylog
15 12 (1.07%) Rancher
15 12 (1.07%) Suricata
Vendors
1 90 (8.05%) Microsoft
2 69 (6.17%) Google
3 67 (5.99%) Splunk
4 63 (5.64%) Red Hat
5 54 (4.83%) Oracle
6 51 (4.56%) VMware
7 47 (4.20%) AppDynamics
8 33 (2.95%) Atlassian
9 32 (2.86%) New Relic
10 16 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
11 14 (1.25%) Cloudera
11 14 (1.25%) hybris
12 13 (1.16%) Tableau
13 12 (1.07%) Micro Focus
13 12 (1.07%) Qualys
14 10 (0.89%) MuleSoft
14 10 (0.89%) SOASTA, Inc
15 9 (0.81%) Adobe
15 9 (0.81%) Cisco
15 9 (0.81%) Sonatype