Period
to 15 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 June 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 > South East
6 months to
15 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 250 300 306
Rank change year-on-year +50 +6 +25
Contract jobs citing Continuous Deployment 105 74 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.72% 0.45% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.53% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 47 40
South East median daily rate £498 £506 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.68% +22.30% -8.06%
10th Percentile £401 £363 £271
90th Percentile £661 £657 £500
England median daily rate £525 £525 £475
% change year-on-year - +10.53% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South East median hourly rate - - £48.50
England median hourly rate £50.00 £23.80 £43.75
% change year-on-year +110.13% -45.61% +9.38%

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 South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 12,832 14,052 12,971
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.41% 85.50% 83.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,687 8,313 7,504
South East median daily rate £450 £430 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +4.24% +3.13%
10th Percentile £283 £275 £263
90th Percentile £610 £588 £563
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 478 475 495
South East median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +25.00% -22.33%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.75 £11.66
90th Percentile £55.00 £52.50 £50.21
England median hourly rate £24.95 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +13.41% -12.00% -

Continuous Deployment
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Deployment in the South East

Continuous Deployment
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Deployment in the South East

Continuous Deployment
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Deployment in the South East over the 6 months to 15 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Deployment in the South East

Continuous Deployment
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Deployment in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Continuous Deployment in the South East

Continuous Deployment
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 15 June 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
Thames Valley +60 57 £520 -5.45% 3
Berkshire +35 48 £523 +34.84% 1
Hampshire -9 14 £438 -12.50% 1
Surrey +7 12 £563 +11.83% 1
East Sussex -2 12 £475 -
Buckinghamshire +18 7 £438 -12.50%
West Sussex +9 4 £450 +20.00%
Kent - 4 - -
Oxfordshire +18 3 £650 +13.04% 2
Middlesex - 2 £500 -
Continuous Deployment
England

For the 6 months to 15 June 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 South East region with a requirement for Continuous Deployment.

1 91 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
1 91 (86.67%) Continuous Integration
2 64 (60.95%) DevOps
3 44 (41.90%) Jenkins
4 43 (40.95%) Linux
5 38 (36.19%) Docker
6 34 (32.38%) Test Automation
7 33 (31.43%) Kubernetes
8 31 (29.52%) Scrum
9 26 (24.76%) Java
9 26 (24.76%) Ansible
9 26 (24.76%) Amazon AWS
10 25 (23.81%) OpenStack
10 25 (23.81%) Red Hat
11 24 (22.86%) Continuous Improvement
12 23 (21.90%) PaaS
12 23 (21.90%) Microsoft Azure
13 22 (20.95%) High Availability
13 22 (20.95%) OpenShift
13 22 (20.95%) Microsoft
14 21 (20.00%) SQL
14 21 (20.00%) Python
15 18 (17.14%) TDD
15 18 (17.14%) Private Cloud
15 18 (17.14%) Problem-Solving
15 18 (17.14%) Deployment Automation
16 17 (16.19%) Apache Spark
16 17 (16.19%) Big Data
17 16 (15.24%) NoSQL
17 16 (15.24%) Software Engineering

Continuous Deployment
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 25 (23.81%) OpenStack
2 17 (16.19%) Apache Spark
3 10 (9.52%) Apache Airflow
3 10 (9.52%) Luigi
4 5 (4.76%) Confluence
5 4 (3.81%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (3.81%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.86%) Apache
6 3 (2.86%) IIS
6 3 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.90%) Jupyter
7 2 (1.90%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.95%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 9 (8.57%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.90%) Open Workbench
Cloud Services
1 26 (24.76%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (21.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (21.90%) PaaS
3 22 (20.95%) OpenShift
4 14 (13.33%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (13.33%) Amazon S3
4 14 (13.33%) AWS CloudFormation
5 13 (12.38%) Amazon SQS
6 12 (11.43%) Amazon EMR
7 11 (10.48%) Amazon Kinesis
8 8 (7.62%) IaaS
9 5 (4.76%) Office 365
10 4 (3.81%) SaaS
11 3 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (2.86%) Boomi
11 3 (2.86%) Serverless
11 3 (2.86%) ShareGate
12 2 (1.90%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (1.90%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (1.90%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.48%) MQTT
2 4 (3.81%) DNS
2 4 (3.81%) Firewall
2 4 (3.81%) SSL
3 3 (2.86%) Internet
3 3 (2.86%) Kerberos
3 3 (2.86%) Network Security
3 3 (2.86%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.95%) AMQP
4 1 (0.95%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.19%) Big Data
2 16 (15.24%) MySQL
2 16 (15.24%) NoSQL
3 15 (14.29%) Hadoop
4 14 (13.33%) Amazon Athena
5 13 (12.38%) Amazon Redshift
6 12 (11.43%) Amazon Aurora
6 12 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (11.43%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (10.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 11 (10.48%) Amazon RDS
8 10 (9.52%) Azkaban
9 9 (8.57%) SQL Server
10 4 (3.81%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (1.90%) Parquet
12 1 (0.95%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.95%) Cosmos DB
12 1 (0.95%) Data Lake
12 1 (0.95%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.95%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 44 (41.90%) Jenkins
2 14 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 13 (12.38%) Selenium
4 10 (9.52%) Visual Studio Team System
5 9 (8.57%) JIRA
6 7 (6.67%) Bitbucket
6 7 (6.67%) SonarQube
7 6 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (4.76%) IntelliJ
8 5 (4.76%) Maven
9 4 (3.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (2.86%) Fiddler
10 3 (2.86%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (2.86%) Subversion
10 3 (2.86%) TeamCity
10 3 (2.86%) Visual Studio
11 2 (1.90%) Appium
11 2 (1.90%) Protractor
12 1 (0.95%) Sonatype Nexus
12 1 (0.95%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 13 (12.38%) Finance
2 9 (8.57%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.81%) Automotive
4 3 (2.86%) Marketing
5 2 (1.90%) Retail
6 1 (0.95%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.95%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (16.19%) Cloud Engineer
2 16 (15.24%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (15.24%) Platform Engineer
3 14 (13.33%) Data Engineer
4 12 (11.43%) Developer
5 10 (9.52%) Architect
6 8 (7.62%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 8 (7.62%) Technical Architect
7 7 (6.67%) Software Engineer
8 6 (5.71%) AWS Engineer
9 5 (4.76%) Consultant
9 5 (4.76%) Java Developer
9 5 (4.76%) Java Engineer
9 5 (4.76%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (3.81%) Product Manager
10 4 (3.81%) Project Manager
10 4 (3.81%) Software Test Engineer
10 4 (3.81%) Technical Leader
10 4 (3.81%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.24%) .NET
2 15 (14.29%) Kafka
3 9 (8.57%) AngularJS
3 9 (8.57%) ASP.NET
3 9 (8.57%) Spark Streaming
4 8 (7.62%) HTML
4 8 (7.62%) REST
4 8 (7.62%) Web Services
5 6 (5.71%) JSON
5 6 (5.71%) Spring
6 5 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (4.76%) CSS
7 4 (3.81%) .NET Framework
7 4 (3.81%) Ajax
7 4 (3.81%) Gherkin
7 4 (3.81%) Hibernate
7 4 (3.81%) Spring Boot
8 3 (2.86%) Node.js
9 2 (1.90%) Django
9 2 (1.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.14%) Private Cloud
2 8 (7.62%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.90%) Cloud Native
4 2 (1.90%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.90%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (1.90%) User Experience
4 2 (1.90%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.95%) Over-the-Top Content
5 1 (0.95%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 43 (40.95%) Linux
2 6 (5.71%) Windows
3 4 (3.81%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
1 91 (86.67%) Continuous Integration
2 64 (60.95%) DevOps
3 34 (32.38%) Test Automation
4 31 (29.52%) Scrum
5 24 (22.86%) Continuous Improvement
6 22 (20.95%) High Availability
7 18 (17.14%) Deployment Automation
7 18 (17.14%) Problem-Solving
7 18 (17.14%) TDD
8 16 (15.24%) Software Engineering
9 15 (14.29%) Open Source
10 12 (11.43%) Data Analysis
10 12 (11.43%) ITIL
11 11 (10.48%) Continuous Delivery
12 10 (9.52%) Configuration Management
13 9 (8.57%) Security Patching
14 8 (7.62%) Migration
14 8 (7.62%) Service Management
14 8 (7.62%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 26 (24.76%) Java
2 21 (20.00%) Python
2 21 (20.00%) SQL
3 15 (14.29%) Scala
4 11 (10.48%) JavaScript
5 6 (5.71%) C#
5 6 (5.71%) PowerShell
6 5 (4.76%) Ruby
7 2 (1.90%) C
7 2 (1.90%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.95%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (7.62%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.76%) Degree
2 5 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.81%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (2.86%) MCSE
4 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.90%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.57%) SLA
2 5 (4.76%) QA
3 1 (0.95%) FedRAMP
3 1 (0.95%) GDPR
System Software
1 38 (36.19%) Docker
2 9 (8.57%) Apache Flume
3 4 (3.81%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.90%) HDFS
4 2 (1.90%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 33 (31.43%) Kubernetes
2 26 (24.76%) Ansible
3 7 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (4.76%) Puppet
5 4 (3.81%) Grafana
5 4 (3.81%) Kibana
6 2 (1.90%) Oozie
6 2 (1.90%) Terraform
7 1 (0.95%) Nagios
7 1 (0.95%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 25 (23.81%) Red Hat
2 22 (20.95%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.76%) Oracle
4 4 (3.81%) CA Agile Central
5 3 (2.86%) Dell
5 3 (2.86%) Trend Micro
6 2 (1.90%) Google
6 2 (1.90%) MapR
6 2 (1.90%) Sonatype
7 1 (0.95%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.95%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.95%) Databricks
7 1 (0.95%) Greenplum
7 1 (0.95%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.95%) TOWER Software