Period
to 19 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 19 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 Delivery
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 62 89 90
Rank change year-on-year +27 +1 +11
Contract jobs citing Continuous Delivery 40 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.63% 0.31% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.05% 0.36% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 2 3
Reading median daily rate £540 £500 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.95% -13.00% +15.00%
10th Percentile £425 £458 £503
90th Percentile £656 £563 £585
Berkshire median daily rate £540 £385 £475
% change year-on-year +40.26% -18.95% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,313 1,096 1,130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 86.32% 84.96% 81.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 774 674 566
Reading median daily rate £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £311 £263 £228
90th Percentile £625 £600 £550
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 27 40
Reading median hourly rate £42.50 £16.50 £17.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +157.58% -7.51% -35.13%
10th Percentile £16.25 £11.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £56.75 £49.25 £57.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year +18.64% -4.84% -13.89%

Continuous Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Continuous Delivery as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Delivery in Reading

Continuous Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Continuous Delivery in Reading.

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Delivery in Reading

Continuous Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Delivery in Reading over the 6 months to 19 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Delivery in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 April 2019, 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 Reading region with a requirement for Continuous Delivery.

1 37 (92.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (90.00%) DevOps
3 35 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (85.00%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (75.00%) Microsoft
6 26 (65.00%) Test Automation
7 25 (62.50%) PowerShell
8 24 (60.00%) Visual Studio Team System
8 24 (60.00%) SQL
9 22 (55.00%) Analytics
10 21 (52.50%) IaaS
10 21 (52.50%) PaaS
10 21 (52.50%) Visual Studio
10 21 (52.50%) Business Intelligence
10 21 (52.50%) Data Management
10 21 (52.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 21 (52.50%) Power BI
10 21 (52.50%) Data Lake
11 20 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
12 19 (47.50%) Security Testing
13 18 (45.00%) Windows
13 18 (45.00%) Data-Driven Testing
13 18 (45.00%) HDInsight
14 14 (35.00%) Scrum
15 13 (32.50%) Data Science
16 8 (20.00%) Jenkins
17 7 (17.50%) Service Delivery
17 7 (17.50%) ITIL
17 7 (17.50%) Continuous Deployment
18 6 (15.00%) SonarQube

Continuous Delivery
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 5 (12.50%) Apache Spark
2 4 (10.00%) Apache
3 2 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.50%) Confluence
4 1 (2.50%) nginx
4 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 37 (92.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (52.50%) IaaS
2 21 (52.50%) PaaS
3 5 (12.50%) SaaS
4 4 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (7.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (7.50%) Boomi
5 3 (7.50%) Data Lake Analytics
6 2 (5.00%) Datadog
7 1 (2.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (52.50%) Data Lake
1 21 (52.50%) Power BI
1 21 (52.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 18 (45.00%) HDInsight
3 4 (10.00%) Big Data
4 2 (5.00%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.50%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (60.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 21 (52.50%) Visual Studio
3 8 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 6 (15.00%) Selenium
4 6 (15.00%) SonarQube
5 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
5 5 (12.50%) JIRA
6 2 (5.00%) Vagrant
7 1 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.50%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.50%) gulp
7 1 (2.50%) Jasmine
7 1 (2.50%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (2.50%) LoadRunner
7 1 (2.50%) Protractor
7 1 (2.50%) webpack
General
1 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (55.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (32.50%) Azure DevOps
3 12 (30.00%) Azure Engineer
4 11 (27.50%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 7 (17.50%) Architect
5 7 (17.50%) Technical Architect
6 6 (15.00%) Technical Engineer
7 5 (12.50%) Technical Leader
8 4 (10.00%) Lead DevOps
9 2 (5.00%) Azure Architect
9 2 (5.00%) Lead Architect
9 2 (5.00%) Service Transition Architect
9 2 (5.00%) Software Engineer
10 1 (2.50%) Analyst
10 1 (2.50%) Developer
10 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Architect
10 1 (2.50%) Senior Technical Architect
10 1 (2.50%) Technical Manager
10 1 (2.50%) Technical Services Manager
10 1 (2.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) Kafka
2 3 (7.50%) AngularJS
2 3 (7.50%) Node.js
3 2 (5.00%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (5.00%) Express
3 2 (5.00%) JSON
3 2 (5.00%) NumPy
3 2 (5.00%) Pandas
3 2 (5.00%) React
3 2 (5.00%) REST
3 2 (5.00%) XML
4 1 (2.50%) Angular 2
4 1 (2.50%) Apache Flex
4 1 (2.50%) LAMP
4 1 (2.50%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (2.50%) Material Design
4 1 (2.50%) NgRx
4 1 (2.50%) Redux
4 1 (2.50%) Sensu
4 1 (2.50%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Linked Data
1 2 (5.00%) Semantic Web
2 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (2.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (45.00%) Windows
2 5 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (90.00%) DevOps
2 35 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (85.00%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (65.00%) Test Automation
5 22 (55.00%) Analytics
6 21 (52.50%) Business Intelligence
6 21 (52.50%) Data Management
7 19 (47.50%) Security Testing
8 18 (45.00%) Data-Driven Testing
9 14 (35.00%) Scrum
10 13 (32.50%) Data Science
11 7 (17.50%) Continuous Deployment
11 7 (17.50%) ITIL
11 7 (17.50%) Service Delivery
12 4 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
13 3 (7.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 3 (7.50%) Release Management
13 3 (7.50%) Technical Architecture
13 3 (7.50%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 25 (62.50%) PowerShell
2 24 (60.00%) SQL
3 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.00%) Python
4 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.00%) Ruby
5 1 (2.50%) Apex Code
5 1 (2.50%) ES6
5 1 (2.50%) Java
5 1 (2.50%) Perl
5 1 (2.50%) PHP
5 1 (2.50%) SOQL
5 1 (2.50%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.50%) ISEB
3 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 20 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (10.00%) Docker
3 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.00%) LXC
3 2 (5.00%) VirtualBox
3 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) Kubernetes
2 3 (7.50%) Puppet
2 3 (7.50%) Terraform
3 2 (5.00%) Ansible
3 2 (5.00%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.00%) Packer
4 1 (2.50%) Graphite
4 1 (2.50%) HAProxy
4 1 (2.50%) logstash
4 1 (2.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 30 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.50%) Dell
3 2 (5.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (5.00%) Google
3 2 (5.00%) New Relic
3 2 (5.00%) Splunk
3 2 (5.00%) VMware
4 1 (2.50%) Citrix
4 1 (2.50%) Cypress Semiconductor
4 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com