Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 129 110
Rank change year-on-year +4 -19 +150
Contract jobs citing Continuous Delivery 1,004 900 1,033
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.22% 2.05% 2.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.54% 2.33% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 750 693 727
London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.63%
10th Percentile £425 £411 £363
90th Percentile £688 £650 £650
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
London median hourly rate £69.17 - -
England median hourly rate £62.50 £57.00 £57.16
% change year-on-year +9.65% -0.27% +27.01%

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 39,527 38,587 39,009
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.57% 87.76% 87.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,599 27,811 28,191
London median daily rate £500 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.11% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £660 £638
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 481 377 380
London median hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £21.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.26% +10.73% +6.11%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £55.75 £51.55 £55.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.20 £22.84
% change year-on-year -9.46% +1.58% +4.99%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +20 199 £550 +4.76% 101
West London +29 79 £525 +0.96% 33
South London -18 54 £500 +8.11% 16
East London -32 10 £475 +7.95% 13
North London -1 1 £550 +10.00%
Continuous Delivery
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 703 (70.02%) Agile Software Development
2 478 (47.61%) Continuous Integration
3 422 (42.03%) TDD
4 394 (39.24%) Java
5 382 (38.05%) Amazon AWS
6 381 (37.95%) DevOps
7 355 (35.36%) Jenkins
8 280 (27.89%) JavaScript
9 267 (26.59%) Git (software)
10 242 (24.10%) Docker
11 241 (24.00%) Scrum
12 236 (23.51%) Test Automation
13 235 (23.41%) BDD
13 235 (23.41%) Linux
14 216 (21.51%) Kubernetes
15 211 (21.02%) Microservices
16 194 (19.32%) Python
17 191 (19.02%) Microsoft Azure
18 189 (18.82%) Finance
19 170 (16.93%) Ansible
20 167 (16.63%) Puppet
21 162 (16.14%) Kanban
22 152 (15.14%) Terraform
23 148 (14.74%) Open Source
24 143 (14.24%) Node.js
25 134 (13.35%) RESTful
26 133 (13.25%) HTML
27 131 (13.05%) REST
28 127 (12.65%) SQL
29 125 (12.45%) CSS

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 71 (7.07%) Apache
2 65 (6.47%) Elasticsearch
3 46 (4.58%) Confluence
4 44 (4.38%) Tomcat
5 38 (3.78%) Apache Spark
6 37 (3.69%) OpenStack
7 36 (3.59%) Jetty
8 35 (3.49%) nginx
9 30 (2.99%) IIS
10 20 (1.99%) WebSphere
11 18 (1.79%) Mongrel
12 17 (1.69%) Apache Solr
13 13 (1.29%) Cloud Foundry
13 13 (1.29%) GlassFish
14 12 (1.20%) JBoss
15 7 (0.70%) Gunicorn
15 7 (0.70%) WildFly
16 6 (0.60%) Apache Airflow
16 6 (0.60%) CMS
17 4 (0.40%) Mule
Applications
1 7 (0.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.60%) Fireworks
2 6 (0.60%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.20%) HipChat
4 2 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.20%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.20%) SPSS
5 1 (0.100%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.100%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 3 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 3 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (0.30%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.100%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.100%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.100%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.100%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 382 (38.05%) Amazon AWS
2 191 (19.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 71 (7.07%) Google Cloud Platform
4 58 (5.78%) AWS CloudFormation
5 53 (5.28%) GitHub
5 53 (5.28%) Serverless
6 50 (4.98%) PaaS
7 40 (3.98%) Cloud Computing
8 39 (3.88%) OpenShift
9 33 (3.29%) Amazon EC2
9 33 (3.29%) npm
10 32 (3.19%) IaaS
11 28 (2.79%) SaaS
12 26 (2.59%) Amazon S3
12 26 (2.59%) AWS Lambda
13 25 (2.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 22 (2.19%) Amazon ELB
15 21 (2.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 16 (1.59%) Sumo Logic
17 13 (1.29%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 85 (8.47%) HTTP
2 40 (3.98%) Firewall
3 28 (2.79%) DNS
4 21 (2.09%) TCP/IP
5 16 (1.59%) Software-Defined Networking
6 14 (1.39%) Network Security
7 12 (1.20%) OpenLDAP
7 12 (1.20%) SSL
8 11 (1.10%) OpenVPN
9 9 (0.90%) Internet
9 9 (0.90%) SAN
9 9 (0.90%) SSH
9 9 (0.90%) VPN
10 8 (0.80%) LAN
11 7 (0.70%) Fibre Channel
11 7 (0.70%) iSCSI
11 7 (0.70%) NAS
12 6 (0.60%) FTP
13 5 (0.50%) Reverse Proxy
14 4 (0.40%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (11.06%) NoSQL
2 76 (7.57%) PostgreSQL
3 62 (6.18%) MongoDB
4 57 (5.68%) Relational Database
5 53 (5.28%) Big Data
6 49 (4.88%) MySQL
7 43 (4.28%) SQL Server
8 42 (4.18%) Apache Cassandra
9 41 (4.08%) Hadoop
10 27 (2.69%) Redis
11 20 (1.99%) Amazon RDS
12 19 (1.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 19 (1.89%) Apache Hive
13 17 (1.69%) Data Lake
14 16 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
14 16 (1.59%) HBase
15 15 (1.49%) RDBMS
16 12 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 11 (1.10%) Cosmos DB
18 8 (0.80%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 355 (35.36%) Jenkins
2 267 (26.59%) Git (software)
3 92 (9.16%) Maven
4 82 (8.17%) JIRA
5 74 (7.37%) Selenium
6 66 (6.57%) TeamCity
7 63 (6.27%) Cucumber
8 54 (5.38%) Gradle
9 51 (5.08%) JUnit
10 35 (3.49%) Ant
10 35 (3.49%) Sonatype Nexus
11 32 (3.19%) Octopus Deploy
11 32 (3.19%) Vagrant
12 29 (2.89%) Bitbucket
12 29 (2.89%) webpack
13 28 (2.79%) Subversion
14 27 (2.69%) JMeter
15 26 (2.59%) Mockito
16 22 (2.19%) Hudson
16 22 (2.19%) WebDriver
General
1 189 (18.82%) Finance
2 111 (11.06%) Banking
3 51 (5.08%) Retail
4 28 (2.79%) Front Office
5 27 (2.69%) Investment Banking
6 22 (2.19%) Advertising
7 16 (1.59%) Marketing
8 14 (1.39%) Financial Institution
9 12 (1.20%) Back Office
9 12 (1.20%) Telecoms
10 10 (1.00%) Games
10 10 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
11 8 (0.80%) Publishing
12 6 (0.60%) Law
13 4 (0.40%) French Language
14 3 (0.30%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.30%) Legal
14 3 (0.30%) Online Betting
14 3 (0.30%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.30%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 424 (42.23%) Developer
2 155 (15.44%) DevOps Engineer
3 144 (14.34%) Java Developer
4 79 (7.87%) Senior Developer
5 70 (6.97%) AWS Engineer
6 66 (6.57%) React Developer
7 63 (6.27%) Full Stack Developer
8 60 (5.98%) Architect
9 54 (5.38%) AWS DevOps
10 52 (5.18%) .NET Developer
11 48 (4.78%) C# Developer
12 46 (4.58%) Cloud Engineer
13 42 (4.18%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 41 (4.08%) Angular Developer
14 41 (4.08%) Node.js Developer
15 40 (3.98%) Scala Developer
16 36 (3.59%) Consultant
17 35 (3.49%) Java Engineer
18 34 (3.39%) C# .NET Developer
19 32 (3.19%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (14.24%) Node.js
2 134 (13.35%) RESTful
3 133 (13.25%) HTML
4 131 (13.05%) REST
5 125 (12.45%) CSS
6 122 (12.15%) React
6 122 (12.15%) Spring
7 91 (9.06%) .NET
7 91 (9.06%) AngularJS
8 81 (8.07%) Web Services
9 65 (6.47%) HTML5
10 63 (6.27%) Spring Boot
11 57 (5.68%) Kafka
12 53 (5.28%) CSS3
13 49 (4.88%) jQuery
14 43 (4.28%) JSON
15 39 (3.88%) Redux
16 37 (3.69%) Elastic Stack
16 37 (3.69%) XML
17 32 (3.19%) Dropwizard
Miscellaneous
1 79 (7.87%) Greenfield Project
2 65 (6.47%) User Experience
3 38 (3.78%) Fintech
4 37 (3.69%) Analytical Skills
5 36 (3.59%) Mobile App
6 35 (3.49%) Computer Science
6 35 (3.49%) Linux Command Line
7 28 (2.79%) Virtual Team
8 27 (2.69%) Private Cloud
9 18 (1.79%) Data Centre
10 16 (1.59%) Cloud Native
10 16 (1.59%) Fixed Income
11 15 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
11 15 (1.49%) Public Cloud
12 14 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
13 13 (1.29%) Enterprise Cloud
13 13 (1.29%) Management Information System
14 12 (1.20%) Derivative
14 12 (1.20%) Hedge funds
15 10 (1.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 235 (23.41%) Linux
2 86 (8.57%) Unix
3 80 (7.97%) Windows
4 48 (4.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 44 (4.38%) CentOS
6 43 (4.28%) Android
7 36 (3.59%) Ubuntu
8 31 (3.09%) Apple iOS
9 22 (2.19%) Windows Server
10 18 (1.79%) Debian
10 18 (1.79%) Fedora
11 8 (0.80%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.50%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.40%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.100%) Amazon Linux
14 1 (0.100%) RancherOS
14 1 (0.100%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.100%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.100%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.100%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 703 (70.02%) Agile Software Development
2 478 (47.61%) Continuous Integration
3 422 (42.03%) TDD
4 381 (37.95%) DevOps
5 241 (24.00%) Scrum
6 236 (23.51%) Test Automation
7 235 (23.41%) BDD
8 211 (21.02%) Microservices
9 162 (16.14%) Kanban
10 148 (14.74%) Open Source
11 112 (11.16%) Software Engineering
12 110 (10.96%) Pair Programming
13 97 (9.66%) E-Commerce
14 91 (9.06%) Mentoring
15 84 (8.37%) Configuration Management
16 74 (7.37%) Problem-Solving
17 73 (7.27%) Deployment Automation
18 71 (7.07%) Analytics
19 67 (6.67%) SDLC
19 67 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 394 (39.24%) Java
2 280 (27.89%) JavaScript
3 194 (19.32%) Python
4 127 (12.65%) SQL
5 107 (10.66%) Ruby
5 107 (10.66%) Scala
6 89 (8.86%) C#
7 82 (8.17%) Java 8
8 70 (6.97%) Go
9 68 (6.77%) Bash Shell
10 60 (5.98%) ES6
11 49 (4.88%) Perl
12 48 (4.78%) PowerShell
13 42 (4.18%) Groovy
14 25 (2.49%) TypeScript
15 17 (1.69%) Kotlin
16 15 (1.49%) Shell Script
17 14 (1.39%) PHP
18 12 (1.20%) C++
19 10 (1.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 56 (5.58%) Security Cleared
2 55 (5.48%) SC Cleared
3 49 (4.88%) Degree
4 27 (2.69%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (1.10%) CISSP
6 10 (1.00%) CISA
7 9 (0.90%) CISM
8 8 (0.80%) AWS Certification
9 7 (0.70%) CSSLP
9 7 (0.70%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 3 (0.30%) ISEB
12 2 (0.20%) CISMP
12 2 (0.20%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
12 2 (0.20%) ISSMP
12 2 (0.20%) Master's Degree
12 2 (0.20%) MCSA
12 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.20%) VCAP
12 2 (0.20%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (6.57%) QA
2 7 (0.70%) PSD2
3 6 (0.60%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.40%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.40%) GDPR
5 4 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.20%) EMIR
6 2 (0.20%) MiFID
7 1 (0.100%) PMO
System Software
1 242 (24.10%) Docker
2 55 (5.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (2.29%) Hyper-V
4 22 (2.19%) VirtualBox
5 21 (2.09%) Virtual Machines
6 20 (1.99%) Active Directory
7 12 (1.20%) vCloud
8 11 (1.10%) Postfix
8 11 (1.10%) Squid
9 8 (0.80%) NFS
9 8 (0.80%) Xen
10 7 (0.70%) HDFS
10 7 (0.70%) VMware NSX
11 6 (0.60%) KVM
12 5 (0.50%) Apache Flume
13 4 (0.40%) vSphere
14 3 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 2 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
16 1 (0.100%) OpenDJ
16 1 (0.100%) OpenIDM
Systems Management
1 216 (21.51%) Kubernetes
2 170 (16.93%) Ansible
3 167 (16.63%) Puppet
4 152 (15.14%) Terraform
5 78 (7.77%) Opscode Chef
6 42 (4.18%) Kibana
7 39 (3.88%) logstash
8 37 (3.69%) Prometheus
9 34 (3.39%) Packer
10 27 (2.69%) Nagios
11 25 (2.49%) Salt
12 17 (1.69%) Graylog
12 17 (1.69%) Sysdig
12 17 (1.69%) ZABBIX
13 14 (1.39%) Consul
14 13 (1.29%) Grafana
14 13 (1.29%) Rancher
15 12 (1.20%) Docker Swarm
16 10 (1.00%) Oozie
17 9 (0.90%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 98 (9.76%) Microsoft
2 75 (7.47%) Google
3 67 (6.67%) VMware
4 63 (6.27%) Red Hat
5 56 (5.58%) Splunk
6 45 (4.48%) AppDynamics
7 38 (3.78%) Oracle
8 33 (3.29%) New Relic
9 22 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
10 21 (2.09%) Atlassian
11 14 (1.39%) Cisco
12 12 (1.20%) EMC
12 12 (1.20%) NetApp
13 11 (1.10%) Micro Focus
14 10 (1.00%) Adobe
14 10 (1.00%) SOASTA, Inc
15 9 (0.90%) hybris
15 9 (0.90%) MuleSoft
15 9 (0.90%) Sonatype
16 8 (0.80%) Tableau