Period
to 9 December 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Deployment Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Deployment Automation over the 6 months to 9 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.

Deployment Automation
England > London
6 months to
9 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 264 223 339
Rank change year-on-year -41 +116 -88
Contract jobs citing Deployment Automation 384 176 229
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.01% 1.08% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 1.21% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 146 166
10th Percentile £464 £419 £425
25th Percentile £513 £486 £489
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £550 £588
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% -6.38% +4.91%
75th Percentile £675 £600 £650
90th Percentile £783 £650 £700
England median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £80.00 £32.50 -
Median % change year-on-year +146.15% - -
England median hourly rate £80.00 £32.50 £43.32
% change year-on-year +146.15% -24.97% -

Deployment Automation 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 34,853 14,514 30,442
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 91.26% 88.71% 88.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,297 10,484 22,229
10th Percentile £378 £319 £323
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 £610 £600
90th Percentile £750 £700 £688
England median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 330 134 368
10th Percentile £17.00 £16.16 £12.44
25th Percentile £21.56 £23.00 £16.08
Median hourly rate £37.50 £32.00 £22.42
Median % change year-on-year +17.19% +42.76% +4.26%
75th Percentile £54.66 £45.75 £43.19
90th Percentile £70.01 £59.63 £53.42
England median hourly rate £24.80 £27.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -9.84% +27.91% +6.67%

Deployment Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Deployment Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Deployment Automation in London

Deployment Automation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Deployment Automation in London.

Daily rate trend for Deployment Automation in London

Deployment Automation
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Deployment Automation in London over the 6 months to 9 December 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Deployment Automation in London

Deployment Automation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Deployment Automation in London.

Hourly rate trend for Deployment Automation in London

Deployment Automation
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 Deployment Automation within the London region over the 6 months to 9 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 48 £555 +1.37% 25
West London -5 24 £570 +47.10% 7
South London -2 14 £540 +5.37% 3
East London - 4 £726 - 4
Deployment Automation
England

For the 6 months to 9 December 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Deployment Automation 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 Deployment Automation.

1 234 (60.94%) DevOps
2 189 (49.22%) Agile Software Development
3 181 (47.14%) AWS
4 168 (43.75%) Azure
5 137 (35.68%) Python
6 132 (34.38%) Test Automation
7 127 (33.07%) Kubernetes
8 126 (32.81%) Docker
9 125 (32.55%) Terraform
10 119 (30.99%) Java
11 114 (29.69%) Microservices
12 113 (29.43%) Finance
13 100 (26.04%) Jenkins
14 96 (25.00%) SQL
15 93 (24.22%) Ansible
16 83 (21.61%) Linux
16 83 (21.61%) Social Skills
17 72 (18.75%) Infrastructure as Code
18 70 (18.23%) C#
19 68 (17.71%) GCP
20 66 (17.19%) Continuous Integration
21 65 (16.93%) JavaScript
22 64 (16.67%) SQL Server
23 62 (16.15%) React
24 57 (14.84%) Configuration Management
24 57 (14.84%) Scrum
25 56 (14.58%) .NET
26 55 (14.32%) Bash Shell
27 54 (14.06%) Oracle
27 54 (14.06%) Software Engineering

Deployment Automation
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 22 (5.73%) Elasticsearch
2 21 (5.47%) Tomcat
3 18 (4.69%) Confluence
4 13 (3.39%) Apache Spark
5 12 (3.13%) IIS
6 10 (2.60%) WebLogic
7 8 (2.08%) WebSphere
8 7 (1.82%) OpenStack
9 6 (1.56%) Apache
10 4 (1.04%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.78%) CMS
11 3 (0.78%) Mule
11 3 (0.78%) Oracle Coherence
12 2 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.52%) Apache Airflow
12 2 (0.52%) JBoss
12 2 (0.52%) Jetty
12 2 (0.52%) nginx
12 2 (0.52%) Red Hat Fuse
13 1 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 8 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.82%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (2.08%) Endur
2 3 (0.78%) Distributed Ledger
3 2 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.26%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 181 (47.14%) AWS
2 168 (43.75%) Azure
3 68 (17.71%) GCP
4 47 (12.24%) Serverless
5 44 (11.46%) GitHub
6 40 (10.42%) PaaS
7 34 (8.85%) AWS CloudFormation
8 29 (7.55%) OpenShift
9 27 (7.03%) AWS Lambda
10 26 (6.77%) IaaS
11 24 (6.25%) Amazon S3
11 24 (6.25%) Azure Key Vault
11 24 (6.25%) Azure Storage
12 19 (4.95%) Amazon SQS
12 19 (4.95%) SaaS
13 14 (3.65%) Azure Data Factory
14 13 (3.39%) Azure Active Directory
14 13 (3.39%) Azure Logic Apps
14 13 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
14 13 (3.39%) GitHub Actions
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.99%) Network Security
2 14 (3.65%) DNS
2 14 (3.65%) Firewall
3 10 (2.60%) HTTP
4 8 (2.08%) TCP/IP
4 8 (2.08%) WAN
5 7 (1.82%) Wireless
6 5 (1.30%) BGP
6 5 (1.30%) Ethernet
6 5 (1.30%) Gigabit Ethernet
6 5 (1.30%) InfiniBand
6 5 (1.30%) Multicast
6 5 (1.30%) OSPF
7 4 (1.04%) IP Telephony
7 4 (1.04%) SSH
8 3 (0.78%) IGMP
8 3 (0.78%) Intranet
8 3 (0.78%) LAN
8 3 (0.78%) SSL
8 3 (0.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 36 (9.38%) Big Data
3 33 (8.59%) Data Warehouse
4 29 (7.55%) NoSQL
5 27 (7.03%) PostgreSQL
6 24 (6.25%) Tableau
7 23 (5.99%) Relational Database
8 22 (5.73%) Hadoop
8 22 (5.73%) MongoDB
9 19 (4.95%) Data Lake
10 15 (3.91%) Azure SQL Database
11 14 (3.65%) Apache Hive
11 14 (3.65%) Oracle Database
12 13 (3.39%) Apache Cassandra
13 12 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
13 12 (3.13%) SQL Server 2017
14 11 (2.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 11 (2.86%) Power BI
15 10 (2.60%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 9 (2.34%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 100 (26.04%) Jenkins
2 45 (11.72%) Git (software)
3 36 (9.38%) JIRA
4 30 (7.81%) Maven
5 28 (7.29%) Sonatype Nexus
6 27 (7.03%) GitLab
7 17 (4.43%) Subversion
7 17 (4.43%) TeamCity
8 16 (4.17%) SonarQube
9 15 (3.91%) Artifactory
10 13 (3.39%) Visual Studio Team System
11 12 (3.13%) IntelliJ
11 12 (3.13%) Spock
11 12 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (2.60%) Gatling
12 10 (2.60%) GoCD
13 8 (2.08%) Bitbucket
13 8 (2.08%) Cucumber
13 8 (2.08%) Hudson
14 7 (1.82%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 113 (29.43%) Finance
2 83 (21.61%) Social Skills
3 34 (8.85%) Banking
4 33 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (6.25%) Front Office
6 21 (5.47%) Public Sector
7 20 (5.21%) Financial Institution
7 20 (5.21%) Legal
8 19 (4.95%) Retail
9 11 (2.86%) Influencing Skills
10 7 (1.82%) Presentation Skills
10 7 (1.82%) Telecoms
11 6 (1.56%) Back Office
12 5 (1.30%) Documentation Skills
13 4 (1.04%) Publishing
14 3 (0.78%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 3 (0.78%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.52%) International Banking
16 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
16 1 (0.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 121 (31.51%) Developer
2 77 (20.05%) DevOps Engineer
3 59 (15.36%) Architect
4 45 (11.72%) AWS Engineer
5 36 (9.38%) Java Developer
6 30 (7.81%) Senior Developer
7 28 (7.29%) Azure Engineer
8 25 (6.51%) Java Engineer
9 24 (6.25%) Software Engineer
10 23 (5.99%) Data Engineer
11 22 (5.73%) Big Data Engineer
12 21 (5.47%) C# Developer
12 21 (5.47%) Site Reliability Engineer
13 19 (4.95%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 18 (4.69%) .NET Developer
14 18 (4.69%) AWS Developer
14 18 (4.69%) AWS Software Engineer
14 18 (4.69%) Java Software Developer
14 18 (4.69%) Java Software Engineer
15 17 (4.43%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (16.15%) React
2 56 (14.58%) .NET
3 50 (13.02%) Web Services
4 49 (12.76%) Kafka
5 36 (9.38%) REST
6 34 (8.85%) JSON
7 30 (7.81%) Node.js
7 30 (7.81%) Spring
8 25 (6.51%) ARM Templates
9 24 (6.25%) AngularJS
10 23 (5.99%) Spring Boot
11 20 (5.21%) XML
12 19 (4.95%) Protocol Buffers
13 18 (4.69%) gRPC
14 17 (4.43%) RESTful
15 15 (3.91%) CSS
15 15 (3.91%) Elastic Stack
15 15 (3.91%) Redux
16 14 (3.65%) .NET Core
17 12 (3.13%) pytest
Miscellaneous
1 38 (9.90%) Hedge funds
2 32 (8.33%) Public Cloud
3 29 (7.55%) Cloud Native
4 22 (5.73%) Fixed Income
5 21 (5.47%) Equities
5 21 (5.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 15 (3.91%) Data Protection Act
7 13 (3.39%) Data Centre
8 12 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
9 8 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
9 8 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
9 8 (2.08%) User Experience
10 6 (1.56%) Derivative
10 6 (1.56%) Legacy Applications
11 5 (1.30%) Enterprise Cloud
11 5 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.30%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.30%) N-Tier
12 4 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
12 4 (1.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 83 (21.61%) Linux
2 40 (10.42%) Windows
3 28 (7.29%) Unix
4 8 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (1.82%) Ubuntu
6 6 (1.56%) CentOS
7 5 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.04%) Android
8 4 (1.04%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.04%) Windows Server 2019
9 3 (0.78%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.52%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.26%) Solaris
11 1 (0.26%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2016
11 1 (0.26%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (60.94%) DevOps
2 189 (49.22%) Agile Software Development
3 132 (34.38%) Test Automation
4 114 (29.69%) Microservices
5 72 (18.75%) Infrastructure as Code
6 66 (17.19%) Continuous Integration
7 57 (14.84%) Configuration Management
7 57 (14.84%) Scrum
8 54 (14.06%) Software Engineering
9 53 (13.80%) Analytics
9 53 (13.80%) Continuous Delivery
10 51 (13.28%) TDD
11 41 (10.68%) Data Protection
11 41 (10.68%) Full Stack Development
12 40 (10.42%) Problem-Solving
13 39 (10.16%) Site Reliability Engineering
14 38 (9.90%) Open Source
15 35 (9.11%) SDLC
16 34 (8.85%) Migration
16 34 (8.85%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 137 (35.68%) Python
2 119 (30.99%) Java
3 96 (25.00%) SQL
4 70 (18.23%) C#
5 65 (16.93%) JavaScript
6 55 (14.32%) Bash Shell
7 53 (13.80%) PowerShell
8 34 (8.85%) Groovy
9 31 (8.07%) TypeScript
10 26 (6.77%) Go
11 22 (5.73%) PL/SQL
12 18 (4.69%) Shell Script
13 17 (4.43%) T-SQL
14 15 (3.91%) Scala
15 14 (3.65%) Java 8
16 10 (2.60%) Kotlin
17 6 (1.56%) ES6
18 3 (0.78%) Perl
18 3 (0.78%) PHP
19 2 (0.52%) C++
Qualifications
1 21 (5.47%) Security Cleared
2 18 (4.69%) SC Cleared
3 14 (3.65%) Degree
4 10 (2.60%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (2.34%) AWS Certification
6 5 (1.30%) CCIE
6 5 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.26%) CISM
7 1 (0.26%) CISSP
7 1 (0.26%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.26%) SSCP
7 1 (0.26%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.21%) GDPR
2 19 (4.95%) QA
3 4 (1.04%) COBIT
4 2 (0.52%) Accessibility
5 1 (0.26%) GRC
System Software
1 126 (32.81%) Docker
2 22 (5.73%) Active Directory
3 10 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.08%) VMware NSX
5 5 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (1.04%) vSphere
7 3 (0.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.78%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 3 (0.78%) HDFS
7 3 (0.78%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.78%) KVM
7 3 (0.78%) vCloud
7 3 (0.78%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.52%) NFS
9 1 (0.26%) LXC
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 127 (33.07%) Kubernetes
2 125 (32.55%) Terraform
3 93 (24.22%) Ansible
4 39 (10.16%) Grafana
4 39 (10.16%) Prometheus
5 30 (7.81%) Puppet
6 17 (4.43%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (3.65%) Istio
8 12 (3.13%) Docker Swarm
9 11 (2.86%) Kibana
9 11 (2.86%) logstash
10 8 (2.08%) Oozie
10 8 (2.08%) Single Sign-On
11 6 (1.56%) Hadoop YARN
12 5 (1.30%) Icinga
12 5 (1.30%) Nagios
13 4 (1.04%) vRealize Orchestrator
14 3 (0.78%) Salt
14 3 (0.78%) vRealize
15 2 (0.52%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 54 (14.06%) Oracle
2 48 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 28 (7.29%) Google
4 23 (5.99%) Databricks
5 18 (4.69%) VMware
6 12 (3.13%) Red Hat
7 10 (2.60%) Cisco
8 9 (2.34%) ServiceNow
9 8 (2.08%) MuleSoft
9 8 (2.08%) OpenLink
10 7 (1.82%) Cloudera
10 7 (1.82%) IBM
10 7 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (1.82%) Synopsys
11 5 (1.30%) Nokia
11 5 (1.30%) Splunk
12 4 (1.04%) Perforce
13 3 (0.78%) Ab Initio
13 3 (0.78%) Citrix
13 3 (0.78%) Teradata