Period
to 26 July 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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 163 135 151
Rank change year-on-year -28 +16 -14
Contract jobs citing Continuous Delivery 506 324 815
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.71% 2.00% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 2.23% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 237 576
10th Percentile £450 £420 £424
25th Percentile £500 £481 £487
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £560 £550
Median % change year-on-year +2.68% +1.82% -
75th Percentile £662 £650 £656
90th Percentile £725 £725 £713
England median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
10th Percentile £21.18 " £61.00
25th Percentile £23.78 " £62.50
Median hourly rate £31.98 - £65.00
75th Percentile £44.05 " £67.50
90th Percentile £48.97 " £69.00
England median hourly rate £40.50 - £65.00

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 26,874 14,525 36,244
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 90.57% 89.46% 89.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 19,173 10,417 26,343
10th Percentile £363 £330 £338
25th Percentile £450 £425 £419
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £540 £525 £520
Median % change year-on-year +2.86% +0.96% +4.00%
75th Percentile £638 £625 £600
90th Percentile £725 £713 £688
England median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 276 177 390
10th Percentile £15.40 £14.00 £12.04
25th Percentile £20.75 £20.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate £33.75 £35.00 £22.00
Median % change year-on-year -3.57% +59.09% -
75th Percentile £51.52 £47.75 £40.00
90th Percentile £66.50 £60.40 £53.00
England median hourly rate £22.50 £23.08 £22.93
% change year-on-year -2.49% +0.63% +11.85%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -42 33 £550 -3.76% 47
West London 0 9 £550 +15.79% 17
South London +13 7 £413 -17.91% 2
East London 0 1 £540 +13.09% 8
Continuous Delivery
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 351 (69.37%) Agile Software Development
2 249 (49.21%) DevOps
3 225 (44.47%) Continuous Integration
4 213 (42.09%) Java
5 173 (34.19%) TDD
6 146 (28.85%) Docker
7 144 (28.46%) Kubernetes
8 141 (27.87%) Test Automation
9 134 (26.48%) Microservices
10 128 (25.30%) AWS
11 124 (24.51%) Azure
12 121 (23.91%) Python
13 114 (22.53%) Jenkins
14 111 (21.94%) Ansible
15 110 (21.74%) JavaScript
16 106 (20.95%) Software Engineering
17 102 (20.16%) SQL
18 101 (19.96%) Finance
18 101 (19.96%) Terraform
19 96 (18.97%) React
19 96 (18.97%) Social Skills
20 91 (17.98%) Git (software)
21 84 (16.60%) Scrum
21 84 (16.60%) Linux
22 74 (14.62%) C#
22 74 (14.62%) Spring
23 73 (14.43%) Problem-Solving
24 72 (14.23%) Banking
25 69 (13.64%) BDD
26 67 (13.24%) REST

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 39 (7.71%) Apache
2 36 (7.11%) Confluence
3 15 (2.96%) Tomcat
4 13 (2.57%) WebSphere
5 12 (2.37%) WebSphere Application Server
6 10 (1.98%) OpenStack
7 8 (1.58%) Apache Airflow
7 8 (1.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 7 (1.38%) Apache Spark
8 7 (1.38%) JBoss
9 6 (1.19%) SharePoint
10 5 (0.99%) Mule
10 5 (0.99%) Red Hat Fuse
11 4 (0.79%) Drupal
11 4 (0.79%) IIS
11 4 (0.79%) nginx
12 3 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.59%) Oracle Coherence
12 3 (0.59%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.40%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.20%) Figma
2 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.20%) S-PLUS
2 1 (0.20%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 2 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.20%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 128 (25.30%) AWS
2 124 (24.51%) Azure
3 66 (13.04%) GitHub
4 56 (11.07%) GCP
5 54 (10.67%) Serverless
6 46 (9.09%) PaaS
7 37 (7.31%) IaaS
8 33 (6.52%) AWS Lambda
9 26 (5.14%) SaaS
10 20 (3.95%) Amazon S3
10 20 (3.95%) AWS CloudFormation
10 20 (3.95%) Azure Key Vault
11 18 (3.56%) Power Platform
12 13 (2.57%) Azure Storage
13 12 (2.37%) Azure Functions
14 11 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
14 11 (2.17%) Azure Logic Apps
14 11 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
15 10 (1.98%) Amazon ECS
15 10 (1.98%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.37%) NAS
1 12 (2.37%) SAN
2 11 (2.17%) Cisco Nexus
2 11 (2.17%) FCoE
2 11 (2.17%) Fibre Channel
2 11 (2.17%) iSCSI
2 11 (2.17%) LAN
2 11 (2.17%) Multicast
2 11 (2.17%) WAN
3 10 (1.98%) HTTP
3 10 (1.98%) HTTPS
4 8 (1.58%) 2G
5 7 (1.38%) Firewall
6 5 (0.99%) DSL
7 4 (0.79%) DNS
7 4 (0.79%) SSL
7 4 (0.79%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.79%) VPN
8 3 (0.59%) Network Security
9 2 (0.40%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (8.50%) SQL Server
2 35 (6.92%) NoSQL
3 31 (6.13%) Apache Ignite
3 31 (6.13%) MongoDB
4 25 (4.94%) Data Warehouse
5 22 (4.35%) Relational Database
6 16 (3.16%) Big Data
7 15 (2.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 15 (2.96%) Azure SQL Database
8 14 (2.77%) Data Lake
8 14 (2.77%) Hadoop
9 11 (2.17%) MySQL
10 10 (1.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 10 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (1.58%) Power BI
12 7 (1.38%) OLTP
12 7 (1.38%) Oracle Database
12 7 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (1.38%) Redis
12 7 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 114 (22.53%) Jenkins
2 91 (17.98%) Git (software)
3 66 (13.04%) JIRA
4 45 (8.89%) Bitbucket
5 38 (7.51%) Maven
6 34 (6.72%) JUnit
7 31 (6.13%) Cucumber
8 24 (4.74%) TeamCity
9 21 (4.15%) Selenium
10 18 (3.56%) Mockito
10 18 (3.56%) Sonatype Nexus
10 18 (3.56%) WebDriver
11 17 (3.36%) GitLab
12 15 (2.96%) Jasmine
12 15 (2.96%) JSUnit
13 14 (2.77%) gulp
14 12 (2.37%) Cypress.io
14 12 (2.37%) Gradle
14 12 (2.37%) JMeter
14 12 (2.37%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 101 (19.96%) Finance
2 96 (18.97%) Social Skills
3 72 (14.23%) Banking
4 37 (7.31%) Investment Banking
5 28 (5.53%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (4.55%) Public Sector
7 18 (3.56%) Front Office
8 12 (2.37%) Presentation Skills
9 11 (2.17%) Marketing
9 11 (2.17%) Telecoms
10 9 (1.78%) Retail
11 7 (1.38%) Games
11 7 (1.38%) iGaming
11 7 (1.38%) Influencing Skills
12 5 (0.99%) Electronics
12 5 (0.99%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.99%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.59%) Advertising
14 2 (0.40%) Law
15 1 (0.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 190 (37.55%) Developer
2 90 (17.79%) DevOps Engineer
3 59 (11.66%) Java Developer
4 47 (9.29%) Azure Engineer
5 41 (8.10%) Senior Developer
6 38 (7.51%) Architect
6 38 (7.51%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 30 (5.93%) React Developer
8 29 (5.73%) Consultant
9 25 (4.94%) Software Engineer
10 24 (4.74%) .NET Developer
10 24 (4.74%) Java Consultant
10 24 (4.74%) Risk Consultant
10 24 (4.74%) Senior Consultant
10 24 (4.74%) Senior Java Consultant
11 21 (4.15%) C# Developer
12 20 (3.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 20 (3.95%) Senior Java Developer
13 19 (3.75%) Senior DevOps
14 18 (3.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (18.97%) React
2 74 (14.62%) Spring
3 67 (13.24%) REST
4 63 (12.45%) .NET
5 53 (10.47%) CSS
6 51 (10.08%) Node.js
7 44 (8.70%) GraphQL
8 42 (8.30%) Kafka
8 42 (8.30%) Redux
9 41 (8.10%) HTML
9 41 (8.10%) Spring Boot
10 40 (7.91%) Web Services
11 39 (7.71%) RESTful
12 35 (6.92%) AngularJS
13 29 (5.73%) .NET Core
14 28 (5.53%) HTML5
15 22 (4.35%) Jest
16 20 (3.95%) Middleware
17 18 (3.56%) XML
18 16 (3.16%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 52 (10.28%) Cloud Native
2 35 (6.92%) Data Structures
3 30 (5.93%) User Experience
4 22 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 18 (3.56%) Data Protection Act
5 18 (3.56%) Greenfield Project
6 17 (3.36%) CMDB
7 15 (2.96%) Fixed Income
8 13 (2.57%) Algorithms
8 13 (2.57%) Mobile App
9 11 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 9 (1.78%) Video\Live Streaming
11 8 (1.58%) Hybrid Cloud
11 8 (1.58%) Self-Motivation
12 7 (1.38%) Hedge funds
12 7 (1.38%) iPad
12 7 (1.38%) iPhone
12 7 (1.38%) N-Tier
12 7 (1.38%) Public Cloud
13 6 (1.19%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 84 (16.60%) Linux
2 35 (6.92%) Windows
3 25 (4.94%) Unix
4 24 (4.74%) Apple iOS
5 23 (4.55%) Android
6 11 (2.17%) Solaris
7 4 (0.79%) Debian
7 4 (0.79%) VMS
7 4 (0.79%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.59%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.59%) tvOS
9 2 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.40%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 351 (69.37%) Agile Software Development
2 249 (49.21%) DevOps
3 225 (44.47%) Continuous Integration
4 173 (34.19%) TDD
5 141 (27.87%) Test Automation
6 134 (26.48%) Microservices
7 106 (20.95%) Software Engineering
8 84 (16.60%) Scrum
9 73 (14.43%) Problem-Solving
10 69 (13.64%) BDD
11 61 (12.06%) Pair Programming
12 59 (11.66%) Infrastructure as Code
13 56 (11.07%) Continuous Improvement
13 56 (11.07%) Software Testing
14 48 (9.49%) Clean Code
14 48 (9.49%) Configuration Management
14 48 (9.49%) Multithreading
15 47 (9.29%) Open Source
16 44 (8.70%) SDLC
17 42 (8.30%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 213 (42.09%) Java
2 121 (23.91%) Python
3 110 (21.74%) JavaScript
4 102 (20.16%) SQL
5 74 (14.62%) C#
6 67 (13.24%) TypeScript
7 40 (7.91%) Bash Shell
8 35 (6.92%) Kotlin
9 31 (6.13%) Java 8
9 31 (6.13%) Scala
10 30 (5.93%) PowerShell
11 20 (3.95%) Ruby
12 19 (3.75%) Java 11
13 16 (3.16%) ES6
14 15 (2.96%) T-SQL
15 13 (2.57%) Apple Swift
16 12 (2.37%) Go
16 12 (2.37%) Groovy
17 10 (1.98%) C++
18 8 (1.58%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 45 (8.89%) Security Cleared
2 43 (8.50%) SC Cleared
3 10 (1.98%) Degree
4 9 (1.78%) AWS Certification
5 4 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.40%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.20%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.20%) ISEB
7 1 (0.20%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.20%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.73%) QA
2 18 (3.56%) Accessibility
3 4 (0.79%) PMO
4 3 (0.59%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.40%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.20%) COBIT
6 1 (0.20%) GDPR
6 1 (0.20%) Solvency II
System Software
1 146 (28.85%) Docker
2 31 (6.13%) GridGain
3 13 (2.57%) Active Directory
4 12 (2.37%) NFS
4 12 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (2.17%) Hyper-V
5 11 (2.17%) KVM
5 11 (2.17%) SRDF
5 11 (2.17%) Xen
6 6 (1.19%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.40%) Platform Symphony
8 1 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.20%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 144 (28.46%) Kubernetes
2 111 (21.94%) Ansible
3 101 (19.96%) Terraform
4 37 (7.31%) Puppet
5 32 (6.32%) Prometheus
6 17 (3.36%) Grafana
7 13 (2.57%) MIIS
8 11 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (1.19%) Bosun
9 6 (1.19%) VictorOps
9 6 (1.19%) Zipkin
10 5 (0.99%) Rancher
11 4 (0.79%) Docker Swarm
11 4 (0.79%) Mesos
11 4 (0.79%) Packer
12 2 (0.40%) Istio
12 2 (0.40%) Nagios
12 2 (0.40%) ZABBIX
13 1 (0.20%) Active Directory Federation Services
13 1 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 42 (8.30%) Oracle
2 33 (6.52%) Google
3 31 (6.13%) Microsoft
4 17 (3.36%) Databricks
5 12 (2.37%) VMware
6 11 (2.17%) Cisco
6 11 (2.17%) EMC
6 11 (2.17%) NetApp
6 11 (2.17%) Sybase
7 9 (1.78%) Atlassian
8 8 (1.58%) IBM
8 8 (1.58%) Murex
9 7 (1.38%) MuleSoft
9 7 (1.38%) Solace
10 5 (0.99%) SAP
10 5 (0.99%) Splunk
11 4 (0.79%) Cloudera
12 3 (0.59%) PeopleSoft
12 3 (0.59%) Perfecto Mobile
12 3 (0.59%) Roku