Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Software Deployment skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Software Deployment over the 6 months to 17 January 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.

Software Deployment
England > North West
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 201 207 234
Rank change year-on-year +6 +27 -44
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 4 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.074% 0.24% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.090% 0.29% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 6
North West median daily rate £343 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.89% +28.57% +38.61%
10th Percentile £311 £174 £309
90th Percentile £380 £589 £369
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
North West median hourly rate £43.00 £13.00 £14.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +230.77% -9.72% -34.55%
England median hourly rate £20.00 £16.29 £14.40
% change year-on-year +22.77% +13.13% -22.16%

Software 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 4,460 5,215 6,806
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 82.11% 84.52% 81.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,893 3,381 4,170
North West median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 155 271
North West median hourly rate £21.70 £23.75 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.63% -22.18% +64.97%
10th Percentile £11.98 £11.10 £12.50
90th Percentile £52.33 £52.48 £52.47
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +15.00%

Software Deployment
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Deployment in the North West

Software 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 Software Deployment in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Deployment in the North West

Software Deployment
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Deployment in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Deployment in the North West

Software 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 Software Deployment within the North West region over the 6 months to 17 January 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
Manchester 0 2 £375 -26.83% 4
Cheshire -3 1 £310 -29.75% 3
Lancashire - 1 - - 1
Software Deployment
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Software Deployment also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Software Deployment.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Gradle
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) IFS
3 1 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) Docker
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Spring Boot
3 1 (25.00%) TestComplete
3 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) Confluence
3 1 (25.00%) VirtualBox

Software 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 1 (25.00%) Confluence
1 1 (25.00%) JBoss
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Gradle
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (25.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (25.00%) CMake
2 1 (25.00%) FitNesse
2 1 (25.00%) InstallShield
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) JUnit
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (25.00%) TestComplete
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) WiX
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Node.js Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Virtualisation Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
1 2 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) Node.js
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful
2 1 (25.00%) Spring Boot
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Groovy
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Docker
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) CommVault
2 1 (25.00%) IFS
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec