Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 23 October 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.

Deployment Automation
South West > Somerset
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 47 49
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2 +29
Contract jobs citing Deployment Automation 11 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.11% 1.05% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.47% 1.35% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 1
Somerset median daily rate £448 £423 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.92% +12.67% -
10th Percentile £328 £387 £363
90th Percentile £527 £434 £388
South West median daily rate £469 £416 £475
% change year-on-year +12.61% -12.37% +17.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - £35.00 -

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 Somerset with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 445 370 357
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 85.41% 77.41% 76.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 258 190
Somerset median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £213 £160 £193
90th Percentile £538 £513 £503
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 16 54
Somerset median hourly rate £41.83 £47.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.95% +25.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £36.70 £13.25 £17.54
90th Percentile £45.05 £53.75 £42.85
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +18.66% - -6.67%

Deployment Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings citing Deployment Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

Job vacancy trend for Deployment Automation in Somerset

Deployment Automation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Deployment Automation in Somerset.

Contractor daily rate trend for Deployment Automation in Somerset

Deployment Automation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Deployment Automation in Somerset over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Deployment Automation in Somerset

Deployment Automation
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 6 months to 23 October 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
Taunton +2 7 £448 +5.92% 2
Bath +2 2 £413 +6.45% 2
Deployment Automation
South West

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Deployment Automation.

1 8 (72.73%) Test Automation
2 7 (63.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) C#
3 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
3 5 (45.45%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (36.36%) REST
5 3 (27.27%) RESTful
5 3 (27.27%) DevOps
5 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (27.27%) System Testing
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) Scrum
5 3 (27.27%) Network Virtualisation
6 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (18.18%) Google Play
6 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Core
6 2 (18.18%) Task Automation
6 2 (18.18%) Secure Coding
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 2 (18.18%) Apple
6 2 (18.18%) HTML
6 2 (18.18%) Java
6 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server

Deployment Automation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (18.18%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
1 1 (9.09%) SSL
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
3 2 (18.18%) Selenium
3 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Android Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Azure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Azure Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) iOS Android Developer
2 2 (18.18%) iOS Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Xamarin Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Azure Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (9.09%) IT Architect
3 1 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (9.09%) PowerShell Developer
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) REST
3 3 (27.27%) RESTful
4 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
4 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
4 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Core
4 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (18.18%) Entity Framework
4 2 (18.18%) HTML
4 2 (18.18%) HTML5
4 2 (18.18%) LINQ
4 2 (18.18%) SOAP
4 2 (18.18%) WCF
4 2 (18.18%) Web Services
4 2 (18.18%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Android
1 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Test Automation
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (27.27%) DevOps
4 3 (27.27%) Network Virtualisation
4 3 (27.27%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) System Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Android Development
5 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) iOS Development
5 2 (18.18%) MVC
5 2 (18.18%) OWASP
5 2 (18.18%) Pair Programming
5 2 (18.18%) Secure Coding
5 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) Task Automation
6 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Kanban
6 1 (9.09%) Presales
6 1 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Apple
1 2 (18.18%) Google
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 2 (18.18%) Xamarin