Period
to 12 April 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 12 April 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
12 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 142 143 121
Rank change year-on-year +1 -22 -10
Contract jobs citing Continuous Delivery 401 441 967
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.86% 1.81% 2.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 2.05% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 328 679
10th Percentile £401 £425 £407
25th Percentile £477 £475 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £575 £530
Median % change year-on-year -4.35% +8.49% +0.95%
75th Percentile £638 £650 £625
90th Percentile £698 £707 £690
England median daily rate £525 £550 £513
% change year-on-year -4.55% +7.32% -0.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £65.00
England median hourly rate £40.50 £65.00 £65.00
% change year-on-year -37.69% - -1.14%

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 19,250 21,471 37,979
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 89.28% 88.06% 89.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,845 15,524 27,589
10th Percentile £350 £325 £325
25th Percentile £425 £413 £415
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £520 £513
Median % change year-on-year +0.96% +1.46% +2.50%
75th Percentile £619 £613 £600
90th Percentile £700 £700 £675
England median daily rate £488 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +2.63% - +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 208 274 356
10th Percentile £16.82 £13.15 £12.50
25th Percentile £22.35 £18.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate £32.50 £26.50 £23.48
Median % change year-on-year +22.64% +12.85% +4.37%
75th Percentile £51.52 £47.83 £38.75
90th Percentile £66.50 £63.00 £49.91
England median hourly rate £25.00 £21.34 £22.50
% change year-on-year +17.15% -5.16% +4.59%

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 12 April 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
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 12 April 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 -12 24 £613 +6.52% 34
South London +43 13 £413 -26.86% 2
West London +13 7 £550 +6.02% 20
Continuous Delivery
England

For the 6 months to 12 April 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.

1 280 (69.83%) Agile Software Development
2 209 (52.12%) Java
3 199 (49.63%) DevOps
4 162 (40.40%) Continuous Integration
5 144 (35.91%) AWS
6 138 (34.41%) TDD
7 135 (33.67%) Microservices
8 106 (26.43%) Finance
9 105 (26.18%) Test Automation
10 101 (25.19%) Jenkins
11 100 (24.94%) Python
11 100 (24.94%) Docker
12 98 (24.44%) Kubernetes
13 97 (24.19%) Spring
14 92 (22.94%) Scrum
15 90 (22.44%) Git (software)
16 86 (21.45%) Software Engineering
17 84 (20.95%) Azure
18 76 (18.95%) Terraform
19 71 (17.71%) JIRA
19 71 (17.71%) BDD
20 68 (16.96%) Spring Boot
21 66 (16.46%) Banking
22 64 (15.96%) Ansible
23 63 (15.71%) REST
24 62 (15.46%) SQL
25 61 (15.21%) JavaScript
26 59 (14.71%) Linux
27 57 (14.21%) SDLC
28 53 (13.22%) Security Cleared

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 43 (10.72%) Confluence
2 29 (7.23%) Cloud Foundry
3 26 (6.48%) Apache
4 22 (5.49%) JBoss
5 18 (4.49%) Red Hat Fuse
6 13 (3.24%) Tomcat
7 10 (2.49%) Mule
8 8 (2.00%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.00%) Apache ServiceMix
9 4 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.00%) nginx
9 4 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.75%) IIS
10 3 (0.75%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.50%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.50%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.25%) Camunda
12 1 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 144 (35.91%) AWS
2 84 (20.95%) Azure
3 48 (11.97%) Serverless
4 39 (9.73%) GitHub
5 36 (8.98%) GCP
6 20 (4.99%) AWS Lambda
7 18 (4.49%) Cloud Computing
7 18 (4.49%) PaaS
8 17 (4.24%) OpenShift
8 17 (4.24%) Power Platform
9 16 (3.99%) IaaS
10 15 (3.74%) Logic Apps
11 14 (3.49%) Amazon S3
11 14 (3.49%) Power Automate
11 14 (3.49%) PowerApps
12 13 (3.24%) Azure Functions
13 12 (2.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 11 (2.74%) AWS CloudFormation
15 10 (2.49%) Amazon SQS
16 9 (2.24%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.74%) HTTPS
2 7 (1.75%) HTTP
3 6 (1.50%) Firewall
3 6 (1.50%) Reverse Proxy
4 4 (1.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (1.00%) FCoE
4 4 (1.00%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (1.00%) iSCSI
4 4 (1.00%) LAN
4 4 (1.00%) Multicast
4 4 (1.00%) NAS
4 4 (1.00%) SAN
4 4 (1.00%) WAN
5 3 (0.75%) DNS
5 3 (0.75%) DSL
5 3 (0.75%) VPN
6 2 (0.50%) BIG-IP
6 2 (0.50%) SSL
7 1 (0.25%) SNMP
7 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (11.47%) SQL Server
2 37 (9.23%) NoSQL
3 26 (6.48%) MongoDB
4 21 (5.24%) Relational Database
5 20 (4.99%) Apache Ignite
6 16 (3.99%) Azure SQL Database
6 16 (3.99%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (3.99%) MySQL
7 15 (3.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 14 (3.49%) OLTP
9 9 (2.24%) NonStop SQL
10 7 (1.75%) Redis
11 5 (1.25%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (1.25%) Big Data
11 5 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (1.25%) Star Schema
12 4 (1.00%) Amazon Aurora
12 4 (1.00%) Hadoop
12 4 (1.00%) HBase
13 3 (0.75%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 101 (25.19%) Jenkins
2 90 (22.44%) Git (software)
3 71 (17.71%) JIRA
4 40 (9.98%) JUnit
5 30 (7.48%) Bitbucket
6 29 (7.23%) Maven
7 26 (6.48%) Cucumber
8 25 (6.23%) GitLab
9 19 (4.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 19 (4.74%) Selenium
10 17 (4.24%) Mockito
11 16 (3.99%) TeamCity
11 16 (3.99%) Visual Studio Team System
12 14 (3.49%) Visual Studio
13 12 (2.99%) Cypress.io
14 11 (2.74%) Gradle
14 11 (2.74%) SonarQube
14 11 (2.74%) Subversion
15 10 (2.49%) FishEye
15 10 (2.49%) Hudson
General
1 106 (26.43%) Finance
2 66 (16.46%) Banking
3 41 (10.22%) Investment Banking
4 19 (4.74%) Public Sector
5 18 (4.49%) Front Office
6 5 (1.25%) Advertising
6 5 (1.25%) Retail
7 3 (0.75%) Law
7 3 (0.75%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.50%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.25%) Electronics
9 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.25%) Marketing
9 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 193 (48.13%) Developer
2 80 (19.95%) Java Developer
3 57 (14.21%) DevOps Engineer
4 41 (10.22%) Senior Developer
5 28 (6.98%) Senior Java Developer
6 25 (6.23%) Architect
7 18 (4.49%) Azure Engineer
8 17 (4.24%) .NET Developer
8 17 (4.24%) C# Developer
9 16 (3.99%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 15 (3.74%) AWS DevOps
11 14 (3.49%) React Developer
12 13 (3.24%) AWS Engineer
12 13 (3.24%) Cloud Engineer
12 13 (3.24%) Java Engineer
13 12 (2.99%) AWS Developer
13 12 (2.99%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 12 (2.99%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 12 (2.99%) Technical Architect
14 11 (2.74%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (24.19%) Spring
2 68 (16.96%) Spring Boot
3 63 (15.71%) REST
4 52 (12.97%) .NET
5 41 (10.22%) React
6 33 (8.23%) Node.js
6 33 (8.23%) XML
7 31 (7.73%) Web Services
8 30 (7.48%) JSON
8 30 (7.48%) RESTful
9 28 (6.98%) AngularJS
10 27 (6.73%) Kafka
10 27 (6.73%) RxJava
11 19 (4.74%) Hystrix
12 18 (4.49%) Apache Camel
12 18 (4.49%) Middleware
13 17 (4.24%) Hibernate
13 17 (4.24%) JMS
14 15 (3.74%) Elastic Stack
14 15 (3.74%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.23%) Mobile App
2 26 (6.48%) Greenfield Project
3 25 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (4.99%) Cloud Native
4 20 (4.99%) Fixed Income
5 15 (3.74%) Hedge funds
5 15 (3.74%) User Experience
6 11 (2.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 11 (2.74%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (2.00%) Data Structures
7 8 (2.00%) Virtual Team
8 7 (1.75%) Derivative
9 6 (1.50%) iPad
9 6 (1.50%) iPhone
9 6 (1.50%) Linux Command Line
9 6 (1.50%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.25%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.25%) Blog
10 5 (1.25%) Equities
10 5 (1.25%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 59 (14.71%) Linux
2 34 (8.48%) Unix
3 20 (4.99%) Windows
4 18 (4.49%) Android
4 18 (4.49%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.00%) Solaris
7 3 (0.75%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.50%) CentOS
8 2 (0.50%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.25%) Android TV
9 1 (0.25%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.25%) Tizen
9 1 (0.25%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (69.83%) Agile Software Development
2 199 (49.63%) DevOps
3 162 (40.40%) Continuous Integration
4 138 (34.41%) TDD
5 135 (33.67%) Microservices
6 105 (26.18%) Test Automation
7 92 (22.94%) Scrum
8 86 (21.45%) Software Engineering
9 71 (17.71%) BDD
10 57 (14.21%) SDLC
11 52 (12.97%) Problem-Solving
12 49 (12.22%) Infrastructure as Code
13 40 (9.98%) Deployment Automation
13 40 (9.98%) OO
14 38 (9.48%) Multithreading
14 38 (9.48%) Pair Programming
15 36 (8.98%) Continuous Improvement
16 35 (8.73%) Mentoring
17 31 (7.73%) Open Source
18 29 (7.23%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 209 (52.12%) Java
2 100 (24.94%) Python
3 62 (15.46%) SQL
4 61 (15.21%) JavaScript
5 52 (12.97%) Kotlin
6 51 (12.72%) C#
6 51 (12.72%) Java 8
7 34 (8.48%) TypeScript
8 32 (7.98%) PowerShell
9 25 (6.23%) Scala
10 24 (5.99%) Bash Shell
11 19 (4.74%) Ruby
12 16 (3.99%) T-SQL
13 15 (3.74%) Go
14 14 (3.49%) Shell Script
15 13 (3.24%) C++
16 10 (2.49%) Apple Swift
17 9 (2.24%) COBOL
18 7 (1.75%) Groovy
18 7 (1.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 53 (13.22%) Security Cleared
2 48 (11.97%) SC Cleared
3 27 (6.73%) Degree
4 11 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (2.49%) AWS Certification
6 3 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.75%) PhD
7 1 (0.25%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.25%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.74%) QA
2 4 (1.00%) PMO
3 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 100 (24.94%) Docker
2 20 (4.99%) GridGain
3 4 (1.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.00%) KVM
3 4 (1.00%) NFS
3 4 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (1.00%) SRDF
3 4 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.00%) Xen
4 2 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.50%) vSphere
5 1 (0.25%) Ceph
5 1 (0.25%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 98 (24.44%) Kubernetes
2 76 (18.95%) Terraform
3 64 (15.96%) Ansible
4 43 (10.72%) Prometheus
5 21 (5.24%) Puppet
6 15 (3.74%) Grafana
7 9 (2.24%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (2.00%) Zipkin
9 4 (1.00%) Consul
9 4 (1.00%) Istio
9 4 (1.00%) Salt
10 2 (0.50%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.50%) Nagios
10 2 (0.50%) Rancher
10 2 (0.50%) vRealize
10 2 (0.50%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.25%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (0.25%) ITRS Geneos
11 1 (0.25%) Mesos
11 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 29 (7.23%) MuleSoft
2 28 (6.98%) Microsoft
3 27 (6.73%) Splunk
4 26 (6.48%) Atlassian
5 21 (5.24%) AppDynamics
6 17 (4.24%) Oracle
7 14 (3.49%) Google
7 14 (3.49%) Red Hat
7 14 (3.49%) Sybase
8 10 (2.49%) Murex
9 9 (2.24%) TIBCO
10 8 (2.00%) HP
11 7 (1.75%) webMethods
12 6 (1.50%) VMware
13 4 (1.00%) Axway
13 4 (1.00%) Cisco
13 4 (1.00%) Dell
13 4 (1.00%) EMC
13 4 (1.00%) Fiorano
13 4 (1.00%) NetApp