Period
to 5 December 2021

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 5 December 2021 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
5 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 172 136 156
Rank change year-on-year -36 +20 -36
Contract jobs citing Continuous Delivery 614 341 614
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.64% 2.11% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 2.38% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 451 257 462
10th Percentile £431 £406 £438
25th Percentile £500 £481 £505
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £550 £575
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% -4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £665 £625 £688
90th Percentile £750 £700 £737
England median daily rate £550 £515 £550
% change year-on-year +6.80% -6.36% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Median hourly rate £77.00 - -
England median hourly rate £44.85 £39.38 £65.00
% change year-on-year +13.89% -39.42% +4.00%

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 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 34,229 14,352 30,911
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 91.22% 88.76% 88.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,852 10,363 22,571
10th Percentile £375 £318 £325
25th Percentile £463 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £513
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -2.44% +2.50%
75th Percentile £663 £613 £600
90th Percentile £750 £700 £688
England median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 316 131 370
10th Percentile £17.13 £16.13 £12.44
25th Percentile £21.50 £22.75 £16.12
Median hourly rate £37.50 £32.00 £22.50
Median % change year-on-year +17.19% +42.22% +7.14%
75th Percentile £54.47 £45.50 £43.56
90th Percentile £70.00 £58.00 £53.75
England median hourly rate £24.35 £27.00 £21.76
% change year-on-year -9.81% +24.08% +7.54%

Continuous Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Delivery in London

Continuous Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Continuous Delivery in London.

Daily rate trend for Continuous Delivery in London

Continuous Delivery
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Continuous Delivery in London over the 6 months to 5 December 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Continuous Delivery in London

Continuous Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Continuous Delivery in London.

Hourly rate trend for Continuous Delivery in London

Continuous Delivery
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Continuous Delivery in London over the 6 months to 5 December 2021.

Hourly rate histogram 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 5 December 2021. 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 56 £550 -4.35% 39
South London -4 19 £463 -8.42% 6
West London -11 14 £625 +56.25% 17
East London -12 1 £540 -6.49% 12
Continuous Delivery
England

For the 6 months to 5 December 2021, 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.

1 399 (64.98%) Agile Software Development
2 311 (50.65%) DevOps
3 294 (47.88%) Continuous Integration
4 210 (34.20%) Java
5 209 (34.04%) Test Automation
6 180 (29.32%) AWS
7 175 (28.50%) Kubernetes
8 168 (27.36%) Python
9 167 (27.20%) TDD
10 144 (23.45%) Microservices
11 141 (22.96%) Docker
12 140 (22.80%) JavaScript
13 135 (21.99%) Finance
14 133 (21.66%) Azure
15 127 (20.68%) Social Skills
16 119 (19.38%) Jenkins
17 118 (19.22%) Terraform
18 102 (16.61%) Software Engineering
19 99 (16.12%) Git (software)
20 94 (15.31%) SQL
20 94 (15.31%) Linux
21 91 (14.82%) Ansible
22 89 (14.50%) React
22 89 (14.50%) JIRA
23 87 (14.17%) Infrastructure as Code
24 86 (14.01%) Continuous Improvement
25 83 (13.52%) C#
26 77 (12.54%) Problem-Solving
27 76 (12.38%) Scrum
28 75 (12.21%) Software Testing

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 37 (6.03%) Confluence
2 25 (4.07%) Apache Airflow
3 22 (3.58%) Apache
4 12 (1.95%) Camunda
5 10 (1.63%) Cloud Foundry
6 8 (1.30%) IIS
6 8 (1.30%) Tomcat
7 7 (1.14%) OpenStack
7 7 (1.14%) SharePoint
7 7 (1.14%) WebSphere
8 6 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (0.81%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.65%) JBoss
10 4 (0.65%) Mule
11 3 (0.49%) CMS
11 3 (0.49%) nginx
11 3 (0.49%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.33%) Drupal
12 2 (0.33%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.16%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 3 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.33%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.16%) Magento
3 1 (0.16%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.16%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 180 (29.32%) AWS
2 133 (21.66%) Azure
3 70 (11.40%) Serverless
4 63 (10.26%) GitHub
5 55 (8.96%) GCP
6 48 (7.82%) PaaS
7 40 (6.51%) IaaS
8 36 (5.86%) Amazon S3
9 35 (5.70%) SaaS
10 31 (5.05%) AWS Lambda
11 23 (3.75%) AWS CloudFormation
12 22 (3.58%) OpenShift
13 19 (3.09%) Azure Key Vault
14 17 (2.77%) Slack
15 16 (2.61%) Power Platform
16 15 (2.44%) Azure Logic Apps
17 14 (2.28%) Azure Storage
18 13 (2.12%) AWS CodePipeline
19 12 (1.95%) Amazon EC2
19 12 (1.95%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.44%) HTTP
2 12 (1.95%) Firewall
3 9 (1.47%) HTTPS
4 7 (1.14%) DNS
4 7 (1.14%) NAS
4 7 (1.14%) SAN
5 5 (0.81%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (0.81%) FCoE
5 5 (0.81%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (0.81%) iSCSI
5 5 (0.81%) LAN
5 5 (0.81%) Multicast
5 5 (0.81%) WAN
6 4 (0.65%) DSL
6 4 (0.65%) Internet
6 4 (0.65%) Intranet
6 4 (0.65%) VPN
7 3 (0.49%) Network Security
7 3 (0.49%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (0.49%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (7.65%) SQL Server
2 26 (4.23%) MongoDB
3 25 (4.07%) PostgreSQL
4 24 (3.91%) NoSQL
4 24 (3.91%) Relational Database
5 21 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (3.26%) Big Data
7 19 (3.09%) Data Lake
8 16 (2.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 15 (2.44%) Apache Ignite
10 14 (2.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 14 (2.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 13 (2.12%) Power BI
11 13 (2.12%) SQL Server 2014
11 13 (2.12%) SQL Server 2017
12 11 (1.79%) Tableau
13 10 (1.63%) Couchbase
13 10 (1.63%) MySQL
14 9 (1.47%) Oracle Database
15 7 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 119 (19.38%) Jenkins
2 99 (16.12%) Git (software)
3 89 (14.50%) JIRA
4 43 (7.00%) Bitbucket
5 35 (5.70%) Cucumber
6 28 (4.56%) Sonatype Nexus
7 26 (4.23%) GitLab
8 25 (4.07%) JMeter
8 25 (4.07%) Maven
8 25 (4.07%) Selenium
8 25 (4.07%) TeamCity
9 23 (3.75%) Gatling
9 23 (3.75%) Spock
10 22 (3.58%) REST Assured
11 17 (2.77%) WebDriver
12 16 (2.61%) Cypress.io
12 16 (2.61%) JUnit
13 15 (2.44%) Mocha
13 15 (2.44%) Mockito
13 15 (2.44%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 135 (21.99%) Finance
2 127 (20.68%) Social Skills
3 56 (9.12%) Banking
4 42 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (5.05%) Public Sector
6 29 (4.72%) Presentation Skills
7 24 (3.91%) Marketing
8 18 (2.93%) Telecoms
9 13 (2.12%) Retail
10 12 (1.95%) Manufacturing
11 11 (1.79%) Legal
12 10 (1.63%) Electronics
12 10 (1.63%) Investment Banking
12 10 (1.63%) Retail Banking
13 9 (1.47%) Front Office
14 5 (0.81%) Games
14 5 (0.81%) Influencing Skills
15 4 (0.65%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.65%) iGaming
15 4 (0.65%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 191 (31.11%) Developer
2 84 (13.68%) DevOps Engineer
3 56 (9.12%) Architect
4 44 (7.17%) Azure Engineer
5 42 (6.84%) Software Engineer
6 34 (5.54%) React Developer
7 33 (5.37%) C# Developer
8 30 (4.89%) Java Developer
9 28 (4.56%) AWS Engineer
10 25 (4.07%) Senior Developer
11 22 (3.58%) Senior Software Engineer
11 22 (3.58%) Test Engineer
12 21 (3.42%) Analyst
12 21 (3.42%) Azure DevOps Engineer
13 20 (3.26%) Cloud Engineer
13 20 (3.26%) Data Engineer
13 20 (3.26%) Technical Architect
14 19 (3.09%) Consultant
14 19 (3.09%) Scrum Master
15 17 (2.77%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (14.50%) React
2 68 (11.07%) .NET
3 62 (10.10%) REST
4 59 (9.61%) Kafka
5 58 (9.45%) Node.js
6 57 (9.28%) HTML
7 55 (8.96%) CSS
8 52 (8.47%) Web Services
9 47 (7.65%) GraphQL
10 45 (7.33%) Redux
10 45 (7.33%) RESTful
11 40 (6.51%) Spring
12 36 (5.86%) HTML5
13 30 (4.89%) JSON
14 27 (4.40%) .NET Core
15 22 (3.58%) XML
16 17 (2.77%) Spring Boot
17 16 (2.61%) React Native
17 16 (2.61%) WireMock
18 13 (2.12%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 50 (8.14%) User Experience
2 48 (7.82%) Cloud Native
3 27 (4.40%) Data Protection Act
4 17 (2.77%) Data Structures
4 17 (2.77%) Market Risk
5 16 (2.61%) Mobile App
5 16 (2.61%) Self-Motivation
6 15 (2.44%) Management Information System
7 12 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (1.79%) Blog
9 10 (1.63%) Legacy Systems
9 10 (1.63%) Public Cloud
10 9 (1.47%) CMDB
10 9 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
10 9 (1.47%) Hybrid Cloud
10 9 (1.47%) iPad
11 8 (1.30%) NHS
11 8 (1.30%) Video\Live Streaming
12 7 (1.14%) iPhone
12 7 (1.14%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 94 (15.31%) Linux
2 45 (7.33%) Unix
3 41 (6.68%) Windows
4 32 (5.21%) Apple iOS
5 23 (3.75%) Android
6 18 (2.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (2.12%) Windows Server
8 7 (1.14%) Ubuntu
9 6 (0.98%) Mac OS
10 5 (0.81%) Solaris
11 4 (0.65%) tvOS
12 1 (0.16%) Debian
12 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.16%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 399 (64.98%) Agile Software Development
2 311 (50.65%) DevOps
3 294 (47.88%) Continuous Integration
4 209 (34.04%) Test Automation
5 167 (27.20%) TDD
6 144 (23.45%) Microservices
7 102 (16.61%) Software Engineering
8 87 (14.17%) Infrastructure as Code
9 86 (14.01%) Continuous Improvement
10 77 (12.54%) Problem-Solving
11 76 (12.38%) Scrum
12 75 (12.21%) Software Testing
13 61 (9.93%) Full Stack Development
14 59 (9.61%) BDD
15 55 (8.96%) Open Source
15 55 (8.96%) Pair Programming
15 55 (8.96%) SDLC
16 52 (8.47%) Deployment Automation
17 48 (7.82%) Analytics
18 41 (6.68%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 210 (34.20%) Java
2 168 (27.36%) Python
3 140 (22.80%) JavaScript
4 94 (15.31%) SQL
5 83 (13.52%) C#
6 52 (8.47%) TypeScript
7 36 (5.86%) PowerShell
8 35 (5.70%) Groovy
9 30 (4.89%) Bash Shell
10 27 (4.40%) Ruby
11 22 (3.58%) Apple Swift
12 19 (3.09%) C++
13 18 (2.93%) Go
14 15 (2.44%) Java 11
14 15 (2.44%) Kotlin
14 15 (2.44%) Scala
15 14 (2.28%) ES6
16 12 (1.95%) Java 8
17 7 (1.14%) T-SQL
18 5 (0.81%) C
Qualifications
1 70 (11.40%) Security Cleared
2 64 (10.42%) SC Cleared
3 25 (4.07%) Degree
4 23 (3.75%) AWS Certification
5 7 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (0.81%) MCSE
6 5 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.49%) ISEB
8 2 (0.33%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.33%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.33%) TOGAF Certification
9 1 (0.16%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.16%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (6.03%) QA
2 22 (3.58%) Accessibility
3 6 (0.98%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.98%) PMO
4 4 (0.65%) GDPR
5 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.33%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.16%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.16%) Good Clinical Practice
6 1 (0.16%) GxP
6 1 (0.16%) IFRS
6 1 (0.16%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
System Software
1 141 (22.96%) Docker
2 15 (2.44%) GridGain
3 13 (2.12%) Active Directory
4 10 (1.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 8 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (1.14%) NFS
7 5 (0.81%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.81%) KVM
7 5 (0.81%) SRDF
7 5 (0.81%) Xen
8 2 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 175 (28.50%) Kubernetes
2 118 (19.22%) Terraform
3 91 (14.82%) Ansible
4 44 (7.17%) Grafana
5 41 (6.68%) Puppet
6 25 (4.07%) Prometheus
7 22 (3.58%) Bosun
8 17 (2.77%) VictorOps
9 11 (1.79%) Rancher
10 8 (1.30%) Nagios
11 7 (1.14%) MIIS
11 7 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (0.81%) Istio
13 4 (0.65%) Packer
14 3 (0.49%) Kibana
14 3 (0.49%) logstash
15 2 (0.33%) Automic
16 1 (0.16%) Consul
16 1 (0.16%) Docker Swarm
16 1 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 52 (8.47%) Microsoft
2 37 (6.03%) Oracle
3 35 (5.70%) Google
4 20 (3.26%) Databricks
5 17 (2.77%) Red Hat
6 12 (1.95%) Perfecto Mobile
7 11 (1.79%) SAP
7 11 (1.79%) Splunk
8 8 (1.30%) AppDynamics
8 8 (1.30%) IBM
8 8 (1.30%) New Relic
8 8 (1.30%) VMware
9 7 (1.14%) Atlassian
9 7 (1.14%) Cloudera
9 7 (1.14%) Micro Focus
10 6 (0.98%) Pega
10 6 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (0.98%) ServiceNow
11 5 (0.81%) Charles River
11 5 (0.81%) Cisco