Period
to 18 October 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 18 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.

Continuous Deployment
England > South East
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 328 295 311
Rank change year-on-year -33 +16 +25
Contract jobs citing Continuous Deployment 50 72 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.30% 0.44% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.53% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 42 26
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £325 £375 £356
90th Percentile £575 £620 £544
England median daily rate £500 £494 £500
% change year-on-year +1.21% -1.20% +7.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
South East median hourly rate - £27.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -35.29% -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year - -17.65% -

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 14,135 13,702 14,284
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 85.92% 84.21% 83.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,517 8,185 8,689
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 494 468 589
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - -2.17%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.25 £11.73
90th Percentile £51.25 £49.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.66 £22.50
% change year-on-year -14.84% +9.60% +3.85%

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 18 October 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 18 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
Hampshire -5 24 £500 +2.04% 11
Thames Valley -2 7 £513 +20.59% 14
West Sussex -24 7 £343 -40.43%
Oxfordshire +5 6 £525 - 6
Surrey -31 4 £475 -17.39% 4
Middlesex +12 3 - - 1
East Sussex -11 3 £488 +8.33% 3
Kent - 2 £475 -
Berkshire -4 1 £500 +25.00% 6
Continuous Deployment
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 41 (82.00%) Continuous Integration
2 34 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (64.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 31 (62.00%) DevOps
5 21 (42.00%) Microsoft
6 15 (30.00%) SQL
6 15 (30.00%) SQL Server
7 14 (28.00%) C#
7 14 (28.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (26.00%) Jenkins
9 12 (24.00%) Test Automation
9 12 (24.00%) PowerShell
9 12 (24.00%) Scrum
10 11 (22.00%) .NET
10 11 (22.00%) Python
10 11 (22.00%) Big Data
11 10 (20.00%) PaaS
11 10 (20.00%) Linux
11 10 (20.00%) JavaScript
12 9 (18.00%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (18.00%) Docker
13 8 (16.00%) Open Source
13 8 (16.00%) TeamCity
13 8 (16.00%) Git (software)
13 8 (16.00%) Windows
13 8 (16.00%) TDD
14 7 (14.00%) Data Modelling
14 7 (14.00%) Java
14 7 (14.00%) Hadoop
14 7 (14.00%) Puppet

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 (14.00%) Apache Spark
2 5 (10.00%) IIS
3 4 (8.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (8.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (6.00%) Apache
4 3 (6.00%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.00%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (2.00%) EPiServer
5 1 (2.00%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 32 (64.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (20.00%) PaaS
3 7 (14.00%) IaaS
4 6 (12.00%) Serverless
5 5 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (10.00%) Azure Functions
6 4 (8.00%) SaaS
7 3 (6.00%) Azure Machine Learning
7 3 (6.00%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 2 (4.00%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (2.00%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (2.00%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) DNS
1 5 (10.00%) Internet
2 4 (8.00%) Firewall
2 4 (8.00%) Kerberos
2 4 (8.00%) SSL
2 4 (8.00%) Wireshark
3 2 (4.00%) PuTTY
3 2 (4.00%) WinSCP
4 1 (2.00%) AMQP
4 1 (2.00%) MQTT
4 1 (2.00%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (22.00%) Big Data
3 9 (18.00%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (14.00%) Data Lake
4 7 (14.00%) Hadoop
5 5 (10.00%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (8.00%) Apache Hive
6 4 (8.00%) Cosmos DB
6 4 (8.00%) Impala
6 4 (8.00%) NoSQL
6 4 (8.00%) RDBMS
6 4 (8.00%) Relational Database
7 3 (6.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (6.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 3 (6.00%) Geospatial Data
7 3 (6.00%) MongoDB
7 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database
7 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (28.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (26.00%) Jenkins
3 8 (16.00%) Git (software)
3 8 (16.00%) TeamCity
4 5 (10.00%) Visual Studio
4 5 (10.00%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (8.00%) Fiddler
6 3 (6.00%) Selenium
7 2 (4.00%) Gradle
7 2 (4.00%) HP UFT
7 2 (4.00%) LoadRunner
7 2 (4.00%) Maven
7 2 (4.00%) Moq
7 2 (4.00%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (4.00%) SoapUI
7 2 (4.00%) SpecFlow
7 2 (4.00%) Toad
8 1 (2.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (2.00%) JMeter
8 1 (2.00%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1 (2.00%) Finance
1 1 (2.00%) Marketing
1 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (46.00%) Developer
2 20 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 7 (14.00%) Azure Developer
5 5 (10.00%) .NET Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Administrator
6 4 (8.00%) SharePoint Administrator
7 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (6.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Cloud Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Java Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Platform Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) AWS DevOps
8 2 (4.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) AWS Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Big Data Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Cloud Architect
8 2 (4.00%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.00%) .NET
2 7 (14.00%) Kafka
3 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (12.00%) SAML
4 5 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (10.00%) JSON
5 4 (8.00%) .NET Framework
5 4 (8.00%) HTML
5 4 (8.00%) HTML5
5 4 (8.00%) jQuery
5 4 (8.00%) REST
5 4 (8.00%) Web Services
6 3 (6.00%) RESTful
6 3 (6.00%) Spring
6 3 (6.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (6.00%) WCF
7 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (4.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.00%) Animation
3 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.00%) PKI
3 1 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.00%) Linux
2 8 (16.00%) Windows
3 3 (6.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (82.00%) Continuous Integration
2 34 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (62.00%) DevOps
4 12 (24.00%) Scrum
4 12 (24.00%) Test Automation
5 8 (16.00%) Open Source
5 8 (16.00%) TDD
6 7 (14.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (14.00%) Data Modelling
6 7 (14.00%) Deployment Automation
6 7 (14.00%) SDLC
7 6 (12.00%) Analytics
7 6 (12.00%) MVC
7 6 (12.00%) Performance Testing
7 6 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (12.00%) Project Management
8 5 (10.00%) Build Automation
8 5 (10.00%) Configuration Management
8 5 (10.00%) Identity Management
8 5 (10.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.00%) SQL
2 14 (28.00%) C#
3 12 (24.00%) PowerShell
4 11 (22.00%) Python
5 10 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 7 (14.00%) Java
7 4 (8.00%) Scala
8 3 (6.00%) T-SQL
9 2 (4.00%) F#
9 2 (4.00%) Java 8
10 1 (2.00%) Apple Swift
10 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.00%) Objective-C
10 1 (2.00%) R
10 1 (2.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) ISEB
1 2 (4.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 2 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) MCSE
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 9 (18.00%) Docker
2 6 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.00%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (6.00%) vSphere
4 2 (4.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.00%) OpenAM
5 1 (2.00%) OpenDJ
5 1 (2.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) Puppet
2 6 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (8.00%) Kubernetes
4 3 (6.00%) Ansible
4 3 (6.00%) Terraform
5 2 (4.00%) HP ALM
6 1 (2.00%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (2.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 21 (42.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.00%) Cloudera
2 4 (8.00%) Informatica
2 4 (8.00%) Trend Micro
2 4 (8.00%) VMware
3 3 (6.00%) Databricks
3 3 (6.00%) Oracle
3 3 (6.00%) Teradata
4 2 (4.00%) HP
4 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.00%) Software AG
4 2 (4.00%) webMethods
5 1 (2.00%) Appcelerator
5 1 (2.00%) Dynatrace
5 1 (2.00%) ForgeRock
5 1 (2.00%) Splunk
5 1 (2.00%) Tableau