Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 100 119 115
Rank change year-on-year +19 -4 +74
Contract jobs citing Continuous Delivery 1,149 1,050 919
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.58% 2.27% 2.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.93% 2.59% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 839 901 627
London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £425 £413 £400
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £525 £503 £500
% change year-on-year +4.48% +0.50% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
London median hourly rate £52.09 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £50.50 £53.50
% change year-on-year -30.69% -5.61% -17.69%

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 39,261 40,591 35,925
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 88.16% 87.88% 87.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,089 29,588 25,827
London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £308
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 433 424 440
London median hourly rate £24.23 £22.01 £23.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.10% -5.02% +15.85%
10th Percentile £12.81 £13.65 £12.25
90th Percentile £49.75 £48.75 £51.38
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.14 £23.75
% change year-on-year +1.56% -2.57% +3.26%

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 22 January 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Delivery in London over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Contractor 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 22 January 2019. 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 +41 260 £550 +6.80% 76
West London +7 81 £525 -0.94% 42
South London 0 37 £475 -5.00% 3
East London -44 13 £488 -1.42% 16
Continuous Delivery
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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.

1 773 (67.28%) Agile Software Development
2 589 (51.26%) Continuous Integration
3 525 (45.69%) DevOps
4 458 (39.86%) Java
5 441 (38.38%) TDD
6 400 (34.81%) Amazon AWS
7 374 (32.55%) Jenkins
8 315 (27.42%) Docker
9 290 (25.24%) Test Automation
10 285 (24.80%) JavaScript
11 283 (24.63%) Git (software)
12 281 (24.46%) Python
13 276 (24.02%) Microservices
14 263 (22.89%) Linux
15 262 (22.80%) Kubernetes
16 258 (22.45%) Finance
17 250 (21.76%) Scrum
18 243 (21.15%) BDD
19 213 (18.54%) Microsoft Azure
20 170 (14.80%) Open Source
21 169 (14.71%) Ansible
22 157 (13.66%) Terraform
23 152 (13.23%) REST
24 147 (12.79%) Puppet
24 147 (12.79%) Spring
25 143 (12.45%) SQL
26 141 (12.27%) Banking
27 140 (12.18%) Software Engineering
27 140 (12.18%) RESTful
28 134 (11.66%) .NET

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 90 (7.83%) Elasticsearch
2 69 (6.01%) Confluence
3 63 (5.48%) Apache
4 53 (4.61%) Apache Spark
5 32 (2.79%) Cloud Foundry
6 29 (2.52%) Tomcat
7 27 (2.35%) IIS
8 26 (2.26%) nginx
9 22 (1.91%) Gunicorn
10 21 (1.83%) Jetty
11 18 (1.57%) CMS
12 14 (1.22%) WebSphere
13 13 (1.13%) Mongrel
14 12 (1.04%) CoreMedia CMS
15 9 (0.78%) Apache Solr
16 8 (0.70%) GlassFish
16 8 (0.70%) OpenStack
16 8 (0.70%) OpenWhisk
17 7 (0.61%) MS Exchange
18 6 (0.52%) Mule
Applications
1 10 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.44%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.087%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.087%) HipChat
3 1 (0.087%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.087%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (0.87%) Sentinel
2 6 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.17%) R3 Corda
4 2 (0.17%) Unica
5 1 (0.087%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.087%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.087%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.087%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 400 (34.81%) Amazon AWS
2 213 (18.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 71 (6.18%) Google Cloud Platform
4 68 (5.92%) PaaS
5 57 (4.96%) GitHub
6 52 (4.53%) Serverless
7 48 (4.18%) OpenShift
8 41 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
8 41 (3.57%) SaaS
9 36 (3.13%) IaaS
10 31 (2.70%) Datadog
11 27 (2.35%) Amazon EC2
12 25 (2.18%) AWS CloudFormation
13 22 (1.91%) AWS Lambda
13 22 (1.91%) Heroku
14 19 (1.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 17 (1.48%) Azure Functions
16 16 (1.39%) Amazon S3
17 15 (1.31%) Stackdriver
18 12 (1.04%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 61 (5.31%) HTTP
2 22 (1.91%) VPN
3 18 (1.57%) DNS
3 18 (1.57%) Firewall
4 16 (1.39%) Internet
5 10 (0.87%) SSL
6 9 (0.78%) Kerberos
7 8 (0.70%) LAN
8 7 (0.61%) SSH
9 6 (0.52%) OpenLDAP
9 6 (0.52%) OpenVPN
10 5 (0.44%) HTTPS
11 3 (0.26%) TCP/IP
12 2 (0.17%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (0.17%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (0.17%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (0.17%) iSCSI
12 2 (0.17%) Network Security
12 2 (0.17%) Reverse Proxy
12 2 (0.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (7.92%) PostgreSQL
2 85 (7.40%) NoSQL
3 80 (6.96%) Relational Database
4 60 (5.22%) MongoDB
5 53 (4.61%) Big Data
6 51 (4.44%) SQL Server
7 50 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
8 45 (3.92%) Hadoop
9 30 (2.61%) MySQL
9 30 (2.61%) Redis
10 27 (2.35%) Apache Hive
11 24 (2.09%) RDBMS
12 23 (2.00%) Data Lake
13 21 (1.83%) Amazon RDS
14 19 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
15 18 (1.57%) Cosmos DB
16 15 (1.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 14 (1.22%) HBase
17 14 (1.22%) SQL Server 2016
18 12 (1.04%) Impala
Development Applications
1 374 (32.55%) Jenkins
2 283 (24.63%) Git (software)
3 117 (10.18%) Selenium
4 102 (8.88%) JIRA
5 93 (8.09%) Cucumber
6 86 (7.48%) Maven
7 82 (7.14%) TeamCity
8 50 (4.35%) Gradle
9 48 (4.18%) JUnit
10 45 (3.92%) Octopus Deploy
11 43 (3.74%) Bitbucket
12 39 (3.39%) Gatling
13 35 (3.05%) Sonatype Nexus
14 34 (2.96%) Visual Studio Team System
15 30 (2.61%) Subversion
16 29 (2.52%) Artifactory
17 28 (2.44%) Ant
17 28 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 28 (2.44%) Vagrant
18 27 (2.35%) Mockito
General
1 258 (22.45%) Finance
2 141 (12.27%) Banking
3 60 (5.22%) Retail
4 32 (2.79%) Financial Institution
5 30 (2.61%) Investment Banking
6 26 (2.26%) Games
7 22 (1.91%) Front Office
8 17 (1.48%) Advertising
9 16 (1.39%) Telecoms
10 15 (1.31%) Billing
11 13 (1.13%) Marketing
12 12 (1.04%) Online Betting
13 10 (0.87%) Law
13 10 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
14 9 (0.78%) Back Office
15 6 (0.52%) Legal
16 4 (0.35%) French Language
16 4 (0.35%) Manufacturing
17 3 (0.26%) Electronics
17 3 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 433 (37.68%) Developer
2 223 (19.41%) DevOps Engineer
3 135 (11.75%) Java Developer
4 78 (6.79%) Senior Developer
5 73 (6.35%) Architect
6 65 (5.66%) AWS Engineer
7 60 (5.22%) AWS DevOps
8 57 (4.96%) .NET Developer
9 56 (4.87%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 55 (4.79%) Full Stack Developer
11 51 (4.44%) Java Engineer
12 49 (4.26%) C# Developer
12 49 (4.26%) React Developer
13 44 (3.83%) Cloud Engineer
14 39 (3.39%) Angular Developer
14 39 (3.39%) Tester
15 38 (3.31%) Consultant
16 37 (3.22%) Python Developer
17 36 (3.13%) Scala Developer
18 34 (2.96%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (13.23%) REST
2 147 (12.79%) Spring
3 140 (12.18%) RESTful
4 134 (11.66%) .NET
5 131 (11.40%) HTML
6 111 (9.66%) CSS
7 106 (9.23%) Node.js
8 100 (8.70%) Web Services
9 98 (8.53%) React
10 89 (7.75%) Spring Boot
11 87 (7.57%) Kafka
12 86 (7.48%) AngularJS
13 75 (6.53%) JSON
14 53 (4.61%) Django
14 53 (4.61%) Elastic Stack
15 50 (4.35%) XML
16 45 (3.92%) J2EE
17 43 (3.74%) .NET Core
18 42 (3.66%) Celery
19 38 (3.31%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 126 (10.97%) Greenfield Project
2 59 (5.13%) User Experience
3 56 (4.87%) Fintech
4 49 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
5 43 (3.74%) Cloud Native
6 41 (3.57%) Mobile App
7 31 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
8 28 (2.44%) Public Cloud
9 23 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
9 23 (2.00%) iPad
10 22 (1.91%) Fixed Income
10 22 (1.91%) Hedge funds
10 22 (1.91%) Linux Command Line
11 19 (1.65%) Enterprise Cloud
11 19 (1.65%) Virtual Team
12 17 (1.48%) Cyberthreat
12 17 (1.48%) Data Structures
13 16 (1.39%) Data Centre
14 15 (1.31%) Management Information System
15 13 (1.13%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 263 (22.89%) Linux
2 101 (8.79%) Unix
3 96 (8.36%) Windows
4 46 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 37 (3.22%) Android
6 31 (2.70%) Apple iOS
6 31 (2.70%) Windows Server
7 27 (2.35%) Ubuntu
8 21 (1.83%) Mac OS X
9 20 (1.74%) CentOS
10 13 (1.13%) Debian
10 13 (1.13%) Fedora
11 5 (0.44%) Mesosphere
12 4 (0.35%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.087%) CoreOS
13 1 (0.087%) RancherOS
13 1 (0.087%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.087%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 773 (67.28%) Agile Software Development
2 589 (51.26%) Continuous Integration
3 525 (45.69%) DevOps
4 441 (38.38%) TDD
5 290 (25.24%) Test Automation
6 276 (24.02%) Microservices
7 250 (21.76%) Scrum
8 243 (21.15%) BDD
9 170 (14.80%) Open Source
10 140 (12.18%) Software Engineering
11 117 (10.18%) Kanban
12 108 (9.40%) Problem-Solving
13 102 (8.88%) Mentoring
14 95 (8.27%) Coaching
14 95 (8.27%) OO
15 93 (8.09%) E-Commerce
16 86 (7.48%) Deployment Automation
17 85 (7.40%) Configuration Management
18 83 (7.22%) Pair Programming
19 81 (7.05%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 458 (39.86%) Java
2 285 (24.80%) JavaScript
3 281 (24.46%) Python
4 143 (12.45%) SQL
5 116 (10.10%) Ruby
6 114 (9.92%) Scala
7 112 (9.75%) C#
8 92 (8.01%) Bash Shell
9 79 (6.88%) Java 8
10 56 (4.87%) Go
11 55 (4.79%) ES6
12 50 (4.35%) Perl
12 50 (4.35%) PowerShell
13 45 (3.92%) Groovy
14 30 (2.61%) TypeScript
15 25 (2.18%) Kotlin
16 16 (1.39%) Shell Script
17 14 (1.22%) PHP
18 9 (0.78%) C++
19 7 (0.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 88 (7.66%) Security Cleared
2 64 (5.57%) Degree
3 53 (4.61%) SC Cleared
4 42 (3.66%) Computer Science Degree
5 24 (2.09%) CISSP
6 17 (1.48%) CISM
7 15 (1.31%) CISA
8 14 (1.22%) AWS Certification
8 14 (1.22%) DV Cleared
9 11 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
9 11 (0.96%) ISTQB
10 9 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (0.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 7 (0.61%) CISMP
12 7 (0.61%) CSSLP
12 7 (0.61%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
12 7 (0.61%) ISSMP
13 6 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (0.52%) Master's Degree
14 5 (0.44%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (8.53%) QA
2 17 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (1.04%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 7 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
5 7 (0.61%) PSD2
6 5 (0.44%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.44%) SLA
7 3 (0.26%) WCAG
8 2 (0.17%) GDPR
System Software
1 315 (27.42%) Docker
2 22 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (1.74%) Active Directory
4 16 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
5 15 (1.31%) Hyper-V
5 15 (1.31%) VirtualBox
6 10 (0.87%) HDFS
7 9 (0.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 6 (0.52%) Apache Flume
8 6 (0.52%) Postfix
8 6 (0.52%) Squid
8 6 (0.52%) vCloud
9 3 (0.26%) XenApp
10 2 (0.17%) Firmware
10 2 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.17%) Xen
11 1 (0.087%) KVM
11 1 (0.087%) LXC
11 1 (0.087%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 262 (22.80%) Kubernetes
2 169 (14.71%) Ansible
3 157 (13.66%) Terraform
4 147 (12.79%) Puppet
5 100 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
6 46 (4.00%) Kibana
7 45 (3.92%) logstash
8 32 (2.79%) Nagios
9 31 (2.70%) Prometheus
10 28 (2.44%) Grafana
11 25 (2.18%) Mesos
11 25 (2.18%) Packer
12 24 (2.09%) Salt
13 14 (1.22%) ZABBIX
14 13 (1.13%) ITRS Geneos
14 13 (1.13%) Suricata
15 12 (1.04%) Docker Swarm
15 12 (1.04%) Graylog
15 12 (1.04%) Marathon
16 11 (0.96%) Graphite
Vendors
1 93 (8.09%) Microsoft
2 77 (6.70%) Splunk
3 76 (6.61%) Google
4 52 (4.53%) Oracle
5 51 (4.44%) Red Hat
6 44 (3.83%) AppDynamics
7 43 (3.74%) Atlassian
8 36 (3.13%) VMware
9 34 (2.96%) New Relic
10 18 (1.57%) ServiceNow
11 14 (1.22%) hybris
12 13 (1.13%) Qualys
13 12 (1.04%) Cloudera
13 12 (1.04%) Micro Focus
13 12 (1.04%) Terracotta
14 11 (0.96%) Tableau
15 10 (0.87%) Citrix
15 10 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
16 8 (0.70%) NetApp
16 8 (0.70%) SAP