Period
to 13 December 2018

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 13 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 > South East
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 321 296 311
Rank change year-on-year -25 +15 +28
Contract jobs citing Continuous Deployment 68 83 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.40% 0.50% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.59% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 48 26
South East median daily rate £475 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +10.53% +28.38%
10th Percentile £334 £350 £337
90th Percentile £603 £600 £619
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South East median hourly rate - £27.50 -
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 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 14,765 14,140 13,661
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 86.78% 84.36% 84.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,860 8,476 8,199
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £563
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 491 462 580
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £22.75 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.42% -6.09% -3.10%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.25 £11.06
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £24.69 £22.84
% change year-on-year -10.88% +8.10% +3.80%

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 13 December 2018.

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 13 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
Hampshire -8 23 £475 -3.06% 5
Thames Valley +4 13 £538 +2.38% 6
Oxfordshire +10 11 £525 -4.55% 1
West Sussex -28 8 £343 -37.73%
Middlesex +16 6 - -
Kent +7 6 £475 -9.52% 3
East Sussex -9 6 £525 +31.25% 2
Surrey -20 6 £475 -17.39% 5
Berkshire -12 2 £600 +65.52% 2
Continuous Deployment
England

For the 6 months to 13 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 South East region with a requirement for Continuous Deployment.

1 52 (76.47%) Continuous Integration
2 49 (72.06%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (41.18%) DevOps
4 23 (33.82%) Microsoft
4 23 (33.82%) Test Automation
4 23 (33.82%) Microsoft Azure
5 22 (32.35%) Java
6 20 (29.41%) SQL Server
7 19 (27.94%) Scrum
8 17 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 16 (23.53%) C#
9 16 (23.53%) Jenkins
10 14 (20.59%) SQL
10 14 (20.59%) TDD
10 14 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
11 13 (19.12%) Kafka
12 12 (17.65%) Big Data
12 12 (17.65%) .NET
13 11 (16.18%) JavaScript
13 11 (16.18%) Linux
13 11 (16.18%) Python
13 11 (16.18%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (14.71%) Software Engineering
14 10 (14.71%) PowerShell
14 10 (14.71%) Performance Testing
15 9 (13.24%) TeamCity
15 9 (13.24%) Spring
15 9 (13.24%) Finance
15 9 (13.24%) Problem-Solving
16 8 (11.76%) Java 8

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 7 (10.29%) Apache Spark
1 7 (10.29%) IIS
1 7 (10.29%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.82%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (7.35%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.47%) CMS
4 1 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.47%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.47%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.47%) SAS
4 1 (1.47%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 23 (33.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (10.29%) IaaS
3 7 (10.29%) PaaS
4 5 (7.35%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (5.88%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (5.88%) Serverless
6 3 (4.41%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (2.94%) G Suite
7 2 (2.94%) Office 365
8 1 (1.47%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (1.47%) Amazon S3
8 1 (1.47%) Route 53
8 1 (1.47%) SaaS
8 1 (1.47%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.29%) DNS
1 7 (10.29%) Internet
2 6 (8.82%) Firewall
2 6 (8.82%) Kerberos
2 6 (8.82%) SSL
2 6 (8.82%) Wireshark
3 5 (7.35%) Reverse Proxy
4 3 (4.41%) MQTT
5 2 (2.94%) AMQP
5 2 (2.94%) HTTP
5 2 (2.94%) PuTTY
5 2 (2.94%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 12 (17.65%) Big Data
3 11 (16.18%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (10.29%) Hadoop
5 6 (8.82%) Apache Hive
5 6 (8.82%) Data Lake
5 6 (8.82%) Impala
6 5 (7.35%) Relational Database
7 4 (5.88%) RDBMS
8 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database
8 3 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (4.41%) Power BI
8 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (2.94%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (2.94%) MongoDB
9 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (2.94%) Redis
9 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (23.53%) Jenkins
3 9 (13.24%) TeamCity
4 8 (11.76%) Visual Studio
5 7 (10.29%) Fiddler
5 7 (10.29%) JMeter
6 6 (8.82%) Selenium
7 5 (7.35%) Maven
7 5 (7.35%) Oracle APEX
7 5 (7.35%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (4.41%) Git (software)
8 3 (4.41%) Gradle
8 3 (4.41%) JIRA
8 3 (4.41%) SoapUI
8 3 (4.41%) SpecFlow
9 2 (2.94%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.94%) Moq
9 2 (2.94%) MSTest
9 2 (2.94%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (2.94%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (13.24%) Finance
2 2 (2.94%) Marketing
3 1 (1.47%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.47%) Electronics
3 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.47%) Retail
3 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (52.94%) Developer
2 13 (19.12%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (16.18%) Java Developer
4 10 (14.71%) C# Developer
5 7 (10.29%) Azure Developer
6 6 (8.82%) Administrator
6 6 (8.82%) SharePoint Administrator
7 5 (7.35%) .NET Developer
7 5 (7.35%) ForgeRock Developer
7 5 (7.35%) IAM Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Salesforce Developer
8 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (4.41%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (4.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Cloud Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Tester
9 2 (2.94%) Java Software Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.12%) Kafka
2 12 (17.65%) .NET
3 9 (13.24%) Spring
4 8 (11.76%) ASP.NET
5 7 (10.29%) AngularJS
5 7 (10.29%) RESTful
5 7 (10.29%) Spring Boot
6 6 (8.82%) .NET Framework
6 6 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (8.82%) REST
6 6 (8.82%) Web Services
7 5 (7.35%) Node.js
7 5 (7.35%) React
7 5 (7.35%) SAML
8 4 (5.88%) HTML
9 3 (4.41%) CSS
9 3 (4.41%) HTML5
9 3 (4.41%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (4.41%) Visualforce
9 3 (4.41%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (2.94%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.47%) Animation
3 1 (1.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.47%) PKI
3 1 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.47%) Smart Home
3 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.18%) Linux
2 3 (4.41%) Windows
2 3 (4.41%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.94%) Android
3 2 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.94%) Ubuntu
3 2 (2.94%) Unix
3 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.47%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.47%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (76.47%) Continuous Integration
2 49 (72.06%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (41.18%) DevOps
4 23 (33.82%) Test Automation
5 19 (27.94%) Scrum
6 14 (20.59%) TDD
7 10 (14.71%) Performance Testing
7 10 (14.71%) Software Engineering
8 9 (13.24%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (11.76%) MVC
10 7 (10.29%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (10.29%) Open Source
10 7 (10.29%) Waterfall
11 6 (8.82%) Data Development
11 6 (8.82%) Data Ingestion
11 6 (8.82%) Data Science
11 6 (8.82%) Data Transformation
11 6 (8.82%) Prototyping
11 6 (8.82%) Stress Testing
11 6 (8.82%) Technical Debt
Programming Languages
1 22 (32.35%) Java
2 16 (23.53%) C#
3 14 (20.59%) SQL
4 11 (16.18%) JavaScript
4 11 (16.18%) Python
5 10 (14.71%) PowerShell
6 8 (11.76%) Java 8
7 7 (10.29%) Scala
8 4 (5.88%) T-SQL
9 3 (4.41%) Apex Code
9 3 (4.41%) Ruby
10 2 (2.94%) F#
10 2 (2.94%) Kotlin
11 1 (1.47%) Apple Swift
11 1 (1.47%) C
11 1 (1.47%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.47%) R
11 1 (1.47%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (4.41%) Degree
1 3 (4.41%) MCSE
1 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (4.41%) SC Cleared
1 3 (4.41%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.94%) ISEB
2 2 (2.94%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.82%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (10.29%) Docker
2 5 (7.35%) OpenAM
2 5 (7.35%) OpenDJ
3 3 (4.41%) vSphere
4 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.47%) HDFS
4 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.47%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (11.76%) Puppet
2 5 (7.35%) Single Sign-On
3 4 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (4.41%) Ansible
5 2 (2.94%) HP ALM
5 2 (2.94%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.47%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 23 (33.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.76%) Oracle
3 6 (8.82%) Cloudera
3 6 (8.82%) Informatica
3 6 (8.82%) Trend Micro
4 5 (7.35%) Dynatrace
4 5 (7.35%) ForgeRock
4 5 (7.35%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (7.35%) Splunk
4 5 (7.35%) Teradata
5 3 (4.41%) VMware
6 2 (2.94%) Apple
6 2 (2.94%) HP
6 2 (2.94%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.94%) Software AG
6 2 (2.94%) webMethods
6 2 (2.94%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.47%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (1.47%) SAP
7 1 (1.47%) Tableau