Period
to 15 December 2018

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 15 December 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 Deployment
England > North West
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 201 203
Rank change year-on-year +65 +2 +14
Contract jobs citing Continuous Deployment 85 12 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.42% 0.21% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 0.26% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 6 21
North West median daily rate £495 £488 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.54% +14.71% -10.53%
10th Percentile £396 £313 £319
90th Percentile £553 £575 £550
England median daily rate £500 £509 £500
% change year-on-year -1.82% +1.85% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
North West median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -

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 4,946 4,697 5,557
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 82.89% 82.64% 85.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,130 3,030 3,591
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - -
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £588 £571
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 279 207 167
North West median hourly rate £22.43 £27.00 £22.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.93% +18.19% -23.11%
10th Percentile £11.54 £11.67 £11.85
90th Percentile £48.75 £52.55 £53.20
England median hourly rate £22.20 £25.00 £23.10
% change year-on-year -11.22% +8.25% +4.98%

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 15 December 2018.

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 15 December 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
Lancashire - 41 £495 - 2
Manchester -7 19 £463 -5.13% 13
Cheshire - 16 £500 - 3
Merseyside - 6 £400 -
Continuous Deployment
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, 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 78 (91.76%) Continuous Integration
2 54 (63.53%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (60.00%) Git (software)
4 48 (56.47%) DevOps
5 34 (40.00%) Shell Script
6 33 (38.82%) SQL
6 33 (38.82%) Oracle
6 33 (38.82%) Linux
7 31 (36.47%) Ruby
8 30 (35.29%) Puppet
8 30 (35.29%) Microsoft
9 29 (34.12%) Python
10 28 (32.94%) PostgreSQL
10 28 (32.94%) TDD
11 27 (31.76%) Artifactory
12 25 (29.41%) .NET
12 25 (29.41%) C#
12 25 (29.41%) Java
13 23 (27.06%) Perl
14 22 (25.88%) CRM
14 22 (25.88%) Dynamics CRM
15 21 (24.71%) Security Cleared
15 21 (24.71%) Jenkins
15 21 (24.71%) Tuxedo
15 21 (24.71%) Middleware
16 20 (23.53%) VMware
16 20 (23.53%) Windows
16 20 (23.53%) SC Cleared
17 19 (22.35%) Microsoft Azure
17 19 (22.35%) Windows Server

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 21 (24.71%) Tuxedo
2 8 (9.41%) Confluence
3 6 (7.06%) Apache Solr
3 6 (7.06%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (7.06%) Mule
3 6 (7.06%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.35%) SAS
Business Applications
1 22 (25.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (22.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (7.06%) Apigee
4 4 (4.71%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (2.35%) AtomSphere
5 2 (2.35%) Boomi
6 1 (1.18%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.18%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (32.94%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (14.12%) Relational Database
3 11 (12.94%) MySQL
3 11 (12.94%) RDBMS
4 9 (10.59%) Pentaho
5 6 (7.06%) Azure SQL Database
5 6 (7.06%) MongoDB
5 6 (7.06%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.53%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 51 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 27 (31.76%) Artifactory
3 21 (24.71%) Jenkins
4 14 (16.47%) JIRA
5 12 (14.12%) JMeter
5 12 (14.12%) Selenium
6 7 (8.24%) Visual Studio Team System
7 6 (7.06%) Cucumber
7 6 (7.06%) Eclipse
7 6 (7.06%) GitLab
7 6 (7.06%) JUnit
7 6 (7.06%) Maven
7 6 (7.06%) Mercurial
7 6 (7.06%) NeoLoad
7 6 (7.06%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (7.06%) SoapUI
7 6 (7.06%) SonarQube
8 2 (2.35%) eggPlant
9 1 (1.18%) Gradle
9 1 (1.18%) Xcode
General
1 12 (14.12%) Back Office
2 3 (3.53%) Law
3 2 (2.35%) Publishing
4 1 (1.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (42.35%) DevOps Engineer
2 35 (41.18%) Developer
3 16 (18.82%) Microsoft Developer
4 12 (14.12%) CRM Developer
5 10 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 8 (9.41%) Senior Developer
7 6 (7.06%) Java Developer
7 6 (7.06%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (5.88%) Agile Developer
8 5 (5.88%) Architect
8 5 (5.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 5 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) Service Architect
9 3 (3.53%) AWS Architect
9 3 (3.53%) Azure Architect
9 3 (3.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (3.53%) ITIL Service Architect
9 3 (3.53%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (29.41%) .NET
2 21 (24.71%) Middleware
3 15 (17.65%) Elastic Stack
4 11 (12.94%) CSS
4 11 (12.94%) HTML
5 9 (10.59%) Node.js
6 8 (9.41%) Web Services
7 6 (7.06%) ActiveMQ
7 6 (7.06%) AngularJS
7 6 (7.06%) GWT
7 6 (7.06%) Hibernate
7 6 (7.06%) JMS
7 6 (7.06%) JPA
7 6 (7.06%) JSON
7 6 (7.06%) RESTful
7 6 (7.06%) Sass
7 6 (7.06%) Spring
7 6 (7.06%) Spring Batch
7 6 (7.06%) Vaadin
7 6 (7.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.53%) User Experience
2 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.18%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (1.18%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 33 (38.82%) Linux
2 20 (23.53%) Windows
3 19 (22.35%) Windows Server
4 11 (12.94%) Unix
5 1 (1.18%) Android
5 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.18%) CentOS
5 1 (1.18%) Debian
5 1 (1.18%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (91.76%) Continuous Integration
2 54 (63.53%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (56.47%) DevOps
4 28 (32.94%) TDD
5 22 (25.88%) CRM
6 17 (20.00%) Scrum
7 14 (16.47%) Test Automation
8 13 (15.29%) Configuration Management
9 10 (11.76%) Open Source
10 8 (9.41%) Microservices
11 7 (8.24%) BDD
12 6 (7.06%) Case Management
12 6 (7.06%) Continuous Delivery
12 6 (7.06%) OWASP
12 6 (7.06%) UML
12 6 (7.06%) Web Operations
13 5 (5.88%) ITIL
14 4 (4.71%) Front End Development
14 4 (4.71%) Service Delivery
14 4 (4.71%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 34 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 33 (38.82%) SQL
3 31 (36.47%) Ruby
4 29 (34.12%) Python
5 25 (29.41%) C#
5 25 (29.41%) Java
6 23 (27.06%) Perl
7 14 (16.47%) JavaScript
8 6 (7.06%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.35%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.35%) Scala
10 1 (1.18%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.18%) C
10 1 (1.18%) C++
10 1 (1.18%) Groovy
10 1 (1.18%) Kotlin
10 1 (1.18%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 21 (24.71%) Security Cleared
2 20 (23.53%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.24%) Docker
2 2 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.18%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 30 (35.29%) Puppet
2 14 (16.47%) Ansible
2 14 (16.47%) Terraform
3 7 (8.24%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (7.06%) Kibana
4 6 (7.06%) logstash
5 2 (2.35%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 33 (38.82%) Oracle
2 30 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 20 (23.53%) VMware
4 6 (7.06%) Google
5 3 (3.53%) Cloudera
6 2 (2.35%) Dell
7 1 (1.18%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.18%) SaltStack