Period
to 22 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Continuous Deployment skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Continuous Deployment over the 6 months to 22 April 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 Deployment
England > North West
6 months to
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 129 196 180
Rank change year-on-year +67 -16 -12
Contract jobs citing Continuous Deployment 80 20 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.44% 0.35% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 0.40% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 15 22
North West median daily rate £523 £440 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.86% +23.51% -27.30%
10th Percentile £410 £333 £274
90th Percentile £625 £519 £455
England median daily rate £525 £525 £490
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +2.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £23.80 £47.50
% change year-on-year +78.61% -49.91% +18.75%

Continuous Deployment 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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,734 4,962 4,573
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 85.41% 86.00% 84.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,063 3,138 2,859
North West median daily rate £425 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.59% +0.63% -
10th Percentile £268 £258 £235
90th Percentile £613 £588 £550
England median daily rate £475 £463 £445
% change year-on-year +2.70% +3.93% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 245 186
North West median hourly rate £26.00 £21.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.93% -38.57% -
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.52 £12.50
90th Percentile £50.77 £54.64 £51.50
England median hourly rate £24.96 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +10.93% -10.00% +7.11%

Continuous Deployment
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Continuous Deployment as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Deployment in the North West

Continuous Deployment
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Continuous Deployment in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Deployment in the North West

Continuous Deployment
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Deployment in the North West over the 6 months to 22 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Deployment in the North West

Continuous Deployment
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Deployment within the North West region over the 6 months to 22 April 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
Manchester +30 32 £564 +28.13% 1
Merseyside - 18 £475 -
Lancashire +3 17 £513 +20.23%
Cheshire +10 11 £520 -20.00% 3
Continuous Deployment
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Deployment 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 North West region with a requirement for Continuous Deployment.

1 64 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (72.50%) Continuous Integration
3 42 (52.50%) Microsoft
4 40 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
5 39 (48.75%) Microsoft Azure
5 39 (48.75%) C#
6 38 (47.50%) .NET
7 34 (42.50%) CRM
7 34 (42.50%) Dynamics CRM
8 29 (36.25%) TDD
9 26 (32.50%) Test Automation
10 24 (30.00%) ITIL
10 24 (30.00%) Linux
11 23 (28.75%) DevOps
12 22 (27.50%) Java
12 22 (27.50%) SQL
13 21 (26.25%) Unix
13 21 (26.25%) Dynamics 365
14 19 (23.75%) API Development
14 19 (23.75%) Case Management
15 18 (22.50%) API Integration
15 18 (22.50%) SharePoint
15 18 (22.50%) Service Management
15 18 (22.50%) Workflow
16 17 (21.25%) Office 365
17 16 (20.00%) Jenkins
18 15 (18.75%) Web Development
19 14 (17.50%) Responsive Web Design
19 14 (17.50%) BDD
20 13 (16.25%) Java 8

Continuous Deployment
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 18 (22.50%) SharePoint
2 9 (11.25%) Confluence
3 3 (3.75%) SAS
4 1 (1.25%) ColdFusion
4 1 (1.25%) Tuxedo
Business Applications
1 34 (42.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 40 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (48.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (26.25%) Dynamics 365
4 17 (21.25%) Office 365
5 2 (2.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.50%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (2.50%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (2.50%) Boomi
5 2 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.50%) IaaS
5 2 (2.50%) PaaS
5 2 (2.50%) SaaS
6 1 (1.25%) BrowserStack
6 1 (1.25%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) HTTP
2 2 (2.50%) DNS
2 2 (2.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.25%) MongoDB
2 7 (8.75%) Pentaho
3 5 (6.25%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.25%) Power BI
5 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 12 (15.00%) Git (software)
3 9 (11.25%) JIRA
3 9 (11.25%) Mockito
4 8 (10.00%) Artifactory
4 8 (10.00%) SonarQube
5 7 (8.75%) Selenium
6 4 (5.00%) eggPlant
7 3 (3.75%) Visual Studio
8 2 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (2.50%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.25%) Gatling
9 1 (1.25%) Gradle
9 1 (1.25%) JMeter
9 1 (1.25%) Subversion
9 1 (1.25%) Xcode
General
1 10 (12.50%) Back Office
2 4 (5.00%) Law
3 2 (2.50%) Legal
3 2 (2.50%) Retail
4 1 (1.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (67.50%) Developer
2 28 (35.00%) Microsoft Developer
3 13 (16.25%) Java Developer
4 11 (13.75%) CRM Developer
4 11 (13.75%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 7 (8.75%) Architect
5 7 (8.75%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (8.75%) Senior Developer
6 6 (7.50%) .NET Developer
7 5 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (6.25%) C# Developer
8 4 (5.00%) Agile Developer
9 3 (3.75%) Lead Developer
9 3 (3.75%) Platform Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (3.75%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 3 (3.75%) Senior C# Developer
9 3 (3.75%) Service Architect
9 3 (3.75%) Technical Architect
9 3 (3.75%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (47.50%) .NET
2 9 (11.25%) ActiveMQ
2 9 (11.25%) JAX-RS
3 7 (8.75%) CSS
3 7 (8.75%) HTML
3 7 (8.75%) XML
4 6 (7.50%) Elastic Stack
5 5 (6.25%) JSON
6 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET
7 3 (3.75%) AngularJS
7 3 (3.75%) jQuery
7 3 (3.75%) Redux
8 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (2.50%) HTML5
8 2 (2.50%) LINQ
8 2 (2.50%) REST
8 2 (2.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (2.50%) WCF
8 2 (2.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.75%) User Experience
2 2 (2.50%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.25%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (1.25%) NHS
3 1 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 24 (30.00%) Linux
2 21 (26.25%) Unix
3 12 (15.00%) Mac OS X
4 3 (3.75%) Windows
5 1 (1.25%) Android
5 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (72.50%) Continuous Integration
3 34 (42.50%) CRM
4 29 (36.25%) TDD
5 26 (32.50%) Test Automation
6 24 (30.00%) ITIL
7 23 (28.75%) DevOps
8 19 (23.75%) API Development
8 19 (23.75%) Case Management
9 18 (22.50%) API Integration
9 18 (22.50%) Service Management
9 18 (22.50%) Workflow
10 15 (18.75%) Web Development
11 14 (17.50%) BDD
11 14 (17.50%) Responsive Web Design
12 13 (16.25%) Pair Programming
13 12 (15.00%) Web Design
14 11 (13.75%) Microservices
15 10 (12.50%) Configuration Management
16 9 (11.25%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 39 (48.75%) C#
2 22 (27.50%) Java
2 22 (27.50%) SQL
3 13 (16.25%) Java 8
4 12 (15.00%) Python
4 12 (15.00%) Ruby
5 8 (10.00%) Shell Script
6 6 (7.50%) JavaScript
7 4 (5.00%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.75%) C
9 2 (2.50%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.50%) Scala
9 2 (2.50%) XPath
10 1 (1.25%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.25%) C++
10 1 (1.25%) Kotlin
10 1 (1.25%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.25%) Perl
10 1 (1.25%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.75%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.50%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) HL7
1 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 11 (13.75%) Docker
2 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (13.75%) Kubernetes
1 11 (13.75%) Terraform
2 9 (11.25%) Ansible
3 6 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 42 (52.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.50%) Atlassian
2 2 (2.50%) Dell
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle
3 1 (1.25%) VMware