Period
to 14 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Software Deployment skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Software Deployment over the 6 months to 14 August 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.

Software Deployment
England > South East
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 354 335 327
Rank change year-on-year -19 -8 +21
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 37 32 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.22% 0.20% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.24% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 33
South East median daily rate £300 £328 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.40% -6.43% -17.65%
10th Percentile £288 £271 £144
90th Percentile £576 £434 £595
England median daily rate £390 £314 £400
% change year-on-year +24.30% -21.56% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 9
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £12.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% -4.00% -39.02%
10th Percentile £19.75 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £20.25 £18.98 £18.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £13.61 £17.50
% change year-on-year +28.61% -22.24% -7.89%

Software 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 14,290 13,413 15,340
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 85.56% 84.02% 83.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,502 7,793 9,403
South East median daily rate £430 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% +5.96%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £256
90th Percentile £588 £569 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 500 485 555
South East median hourly rate £24.88 £19.66 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.53% -14.52% +2.22%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.00 £49.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.50 £23.50 £23.56
% change year-on-year -8.51% -0.24% +8.86%

Software Deployment
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Deployment in the South East

Software 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 Software Deployment in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Deployment in the South East

Software Deployment
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Deployment in the South East over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Software Deployment in the South East

Software 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 Software Deployment in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Deployment in the South East

Software 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 Software Deployment within the South East region over the 6 months to 14 August 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
Thames Valley -20 14 £450 +20.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +20 11 £463 +71.30%
Hampshire +3 11 £425 -
West Sussex +3 6 £300 -14.29%
Oxfordshire -3 3 £300 -29.41%
Surrey -32 3 £572 +87.38% 1
East Sussex - 3 £211 - 2
Software Deployment
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Software 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 Software Deployment.

1 16 (43.24%) Java
2 15 (40.54%) Windows
2 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
3 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (35.14%) Windows 7
5 12 (32.43%) Git (software)
5 12 (32.43%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (32.43%) Scrum
5 12 (32.43%) Linux
5 12 (32.43%) Jenkins
6 11 (29.73%) Active Directory
6 11 (29.73%) SCCM
7 10 (27.03%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (27.03%) Hadoop
7 10 (27.03%) Retail
7 10 (27.03%) Shell Script
7 10 (27.03%) Apache
7 10 (27.03%) Kafka
7 10 (27.03%) RabbitMQ
7 10 (27.03%) HBase
7 10 (27.03%) Big Data
7 10 (27.03%) Apache Spark
8 9 (24.32%) REST
8 9 (24.32%) Unix
8 9 (24.32%) SQL
8 9 (24.32%) Degree
8 9 (24.32%) Marketing
9 8 (21.62%) JBoss
10 7 (18.92%) ITIL
10 7 (18.92%) MCSE

Software 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 10 (27.03%) Apache
1 10 (27.03%) Apache Spark
2 8 (21.62%) JBoss
3 7 (18.92%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.03%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (18.92%) GitHub
3 3 (8.11%) Amazon S3
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (5.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) DHCP
1 7 (18.92%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.41%) DNS
2 2 (5.41%) Firewall
2 2 (5.41%) Internet
3 1 (2.70%) LAN
3 1 (2.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) Big Data
1 10 (27.03%) Hadoop
1 10 (27.03%) HBase
2 7 (18.92%) Parquet
3 4 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (8.11%) Apache Hive
4 3 (8.11%) DB2
4 3 (8.11%) Impala
4 3 (8.11%) MongoDB
4 3 (8.11%) MySQL
4 3 (8.11%) NoSQL
4 3 (8.11%) OLAP
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle OLAP
4 3 (8.11%) Pentaho
4 3 (8.11%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (8.11%) Power BI
4 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
4 3 (8.11%) Star Schema
5 2 (5.41%) NuoDB
6 1 (2.70%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 12 (32.43%) Git (software)
1 12 (32.43%) Jenkins
2 7 (18.92%) Gradle
3 3 (8.11%) JIRA
4 2 (5.41%) git-flow
4 2 (5.41%) GitLab
5 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (27.03%) Retail
2 9 (24.32%) Marketing
3 5 (13.51%) Banking
4 3 (8.11%) Finance
5 2 (5.41%) Dutch Language
5 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (18.92%) Analyst
1 7 (18.92%) Big Data Developer
1 7 (18.92%) Developer
1 7 (18.92%) Support Analyst
2 6 (16.22%) Hadoop Developer
3 5 (13.51%) IT Manager
3 5 (13.51%) IT Services Manager
3 5 (13.51%) Service Desk Manager
3 5 (13.51%) Service Manager
4 4 (10.81%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Data Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Desktop Support
5 3 (8.11%) Development Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Development Support Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Incident Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Big Data Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) SCCM Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) SQL Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.03%) Kafka
1 10 (27.03%) RabbitMQ
2 9 (24.32%) REST
3 7 (18.92%) Apache Avro
3 7 (18.92%) Drools
3 7 (18.92%) JSON
3 7 (18.92%) Middleware
3 7 (18.92%) Spring
4 5 (13.51%) Software Packaging
5 3 (8.11%) AngularJS
5 3 (8.11%) LAMP
5 3 (8.11%) LAPP Stack
5 3 (8.11%) Node.js
6 1 (2.70%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Greenfield Project
1 7 (18.92%) Linux Command Line
1 7 (18.92%) Virtual Team
2 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.41%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Online Banking
4 1 (2.70%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.70%) PKI
4 1 (2.70%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 15 (40.54%) Windows
2 13 (35.14%) Windows 7
3 12 (32.43%) Linux
4 9 (24.32%) Unix
5 6 (16.22%) Windows 10
6 4 (10.81%) Windows Server
7 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (32.43%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (32.43%) Scrum
3 7 (18.92%) Benchmarking
3 7 (18.92%) ITIL
3 7 (18.92%) Microservices
3 7 (18.92%) Performance Management
3 7 (18.92%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (18.92%) Secure Coding
3 7 (18.92%) Software Engineering
3 7 (18.92%) TDD
4 5 (13.51%) Matrix Organization
4 5 (13.51%) Operations Management
5 3 (8.11%) Analytics
5 3 (8.11%) Data Analytics
5 3 (8.11%) Data Munging
5 3 (8.11%) Data Visualisation
5 3 (8.11%) DevOps
5 3 (8.11%) Kimball Methodology
5 3 (8.11%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 16 (43.24%) Java
2 10 (27.03%) Shell Script
3 9 (24.32%) SQL
4 4 (10.81%) PL/SQL
5 3 (8.11%) HiveQL
5 3 (8.11%) Python
5 3 (8.11%) Scala
5 3 (8.11%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.70%) C++
7 1 (2.70%) VC++
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) Degree
2 7 (18.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 7 (18.92%) MCSA
2 7 (18.92%) MCSE
2 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.41%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) QA
2 3 (8.11%) Data Quality
2 3 (8.11%) GDPR
2 3 (8.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (29.73%) Active Directory
2 7 (18.92%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 7 (18.92%) HDFS
3 5 (13.51%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (29.73%) SCCM
2 7 (18.92%) Hadoop YARN
3 3 (8.11%) Kibana
4 2 (5.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.22%) Remedy
3 5 (13.51%) ServiceNow
4 4 (10.81%) IBM
4 4 (10.81%) Oracle
5 3 (8.11%) Cloudera
5 3 (8.11%) Splunk
5 3 (8.11%) Tableau
5 3 (8.11%) Talend
6 2 (5.41%) Citrix
6 2 (5.41%) Ivanti
7 1 (2.70%) Altiris
7 1 (2.70%) Sophos
7 1 (2.70%) Symantec