Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 17 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 West
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 178 140 181
Rank change year-on-year -38 +41 +4
Contract jobs citing Continuous Deployment 45 63 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.74% 1.14% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 1.37% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 52 29
South West median daily rate £445 £440 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.14% +17.33% -25.00%
10th Percentile £400 £321 £363
90th Percentile £528 £523 £388
England median daily rate £500 £490 £500
% change year-on-year +2.04% -2.00% +7.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
South West median hourly rate - £35.00 -
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 West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,161 4,583 4,784
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 85.40% 83.18% 81.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,188 2,898 3,168
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £275 £256 £238
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 189 267
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.66% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £12.83 £12.79 £12.48
90th Percentile £49.63 £49.00 £47.50
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.87 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.54% +10.51% +3.97%

Continuous Deployment
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Deployment in the South West

Continuous Deployment
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Deployment in the South West

Continuous Deployment
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Deployment in the South West over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Deployment in the South West

Continuous Deployment
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 17 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
Bristol -8 16 £413 -7.04% 13
Somerset -9 12 £440 +10.00% 4
Devon -6 7 £500 +11.11%
Wiltshire - 7 £575 - 6
Gloucestershire -4 1 - - 3
Continuous Deployment
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 West region with a requirement for Continuous Deployment.

1 37 (82.22%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (53.33%) DevOps
3 19 (42.22%) Test Automation
4 18 (40.00%) Java
5 17 (37.78%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
7 14 (31.11%) Microsoft Azure
7 14 (31.11%) Git (software)
8 12 (26.67%) TDD
8 12 (26.67%) Linux
8 12 (26.67%) Python
9 11 (24.44%) Security Cleared
9 11 (24.44%) BDD
9 11 (24.44%) Jenkins
9 11 (24.44%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (22.22%) SC Cleared
11 9 (20.00%) C#
11 9 (20.00%) CSS
12 8 (17.78%) HTML
12 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
12 8 (17.78%) Integration Testing
12 8 (17.78%) Maven
12 8 (17.78%) Docker
13 7 (15.56%) Ansible
13 7 (15.56%) Coaching
13 7 (15.56%) Google Cloud Platform
13 7 (15.56%) REST
13 7 (15.56%) Puppet
13 7 (15.56%) Scrum
13 7 (15.56%) QA

Continuous Deployment
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 4 (8.89%) Mule
2 2 (4.44%) Apache
2 2 (4.44%) Apache Solr
2 2 (4.44%) Confluence
2 2 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.22%) JBoss
3 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 15 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (31.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (15.56%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (8.89%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (8.89%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (6.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (6.67%) Amazon S3
5 3 (6.67%) Office 365
5 3 (6.67%) Route 53
5 3 (6.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) Firewall
2 1 (2.22%) OpenVPN
2 1 (2.22%) SSH
2 1 (2.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) MarkLogic
1 4 (8.89%) MySQL
1 4 (8.89%) Relational Database
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) Big Data
2 3 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (6.67%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.22%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (2.22%) GIS
4 1 (2.22%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 14 (31.11%) Git (software)
2 11 (24.44%) Jenkins
3 8 (17.78%) Maven
4 6 (13.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (8.89%) Cucumber
5 4 (8.89%) JIRA
5 4 (8.89%) Visual Studio
6 3 (6.67%) JMeter
6 3 (6.67%) Selenium
6 3 (6.67%) Subversion
7 2 (4.44%) Ant
7 2 (4.44%) Eclipse
7 2 (4.44%) Mercurial
7 2 (4.44%) NeoLoad
7 2 (4.44%) SoapUI
7 2 (4.44%) TeamCity
8 1 (2.22%) Bitbucket
8 1 (2.22%) FishEye
8 1 (2.22%) Gradle
8 1 (2.22%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Back Office
3 1 (2.22%) Electronics
3 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.22%) Marketing
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (44.44%) Developer
2 11 (24.44%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Test Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Automation Test Lead
6 3 (6.67%) AWS DevOps
6 3 (6.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Agile Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Agile Java Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Lead DevOps
7 2 (4.44%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Agile Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Test Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.00%) CSS
2 8 (17.78%) HTML
3 7 (15.56%) REST
3 7 (15.56%) Spring
4 6 (13.33%) Gherkin
4 6 (13.33%) XML
5 5 (11.11%) Elastic Stack
5 5 (11.11%) RESTful
5 5 (11.11%) Spring Boot
5 5 (11.11%) Web Services
6 4 (8.89%) Node.js
7 3 (6.67%) .NET
7 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET
7 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (6.67%) GWT
7 3 (6.67%) Hibernate
7 3 (6.67%) HTML5
7 3 (6.67%) JMS
7 3 (6.67%) JSON
7 3 (6.67%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) User Experience
2 4 (8.89%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (8.89%) Virtual Team
3 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.44%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) Linux
2 4 (8.89%) CentOS
3 3 (6.67%) Mac OS X
3 3 (6.67%) Unix
3 3 (6.67%) Windows
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (82.22%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (53.33%) DevOps
3 19 (42.22%) Test Automation
4 17 (37.78%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (26.67%) TDD
6 11 (24.44%) BDD
6 11 (24.44%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (17.78%) Integration Testing
8 7 (15.56%) Coaching
8 7 (15.56%) Scrum
9 5 (11.11%) Deployment Automation
9 5 (11.11%) Open Source
9 5 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (11.11%) Web Development
10 4 (8.89%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (8.89%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (8.89%) Release Automation
10 4 (8.89%) Service Delivery
10 4 (8.89%) Test Strategy
10 4 (8.89%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.00%) Java
2 12 (26.67%) Python
3 9 (20.00%) C#
4 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
5 5 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 5 (11.11%) SQL
6 3 (6.67%) Bash Shell
6 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
6 3 (6.67%) Ruby
7 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.22%) Go
8 1 (2.22%) Java 8
8 1 (2.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) Security Cleared
2 10 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.67%) AWS Certification
3 3 (6.67%) DBS Check
3 3 (6.67%) Degree
4 2 (4.44%) CCNA
4 2 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (4.44%) MCSA
4 2 (4.44%) MCSE
4 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.44%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (4.44%) OCA
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) QA
System Software
1 8 (17.78%) Docker
2 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (15.56%) Ansible
1 7 (15.56%) Puppet
2 3 (6.67%) Terraform
3 2 (4.44%) Kibana
3 2 (4.44%) Kubernetes
3 2 (4.44%) logstash
3 2 (4.44%) PowerCLI
3 2 (4.44%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.11%) Oracle
3 4 (8.89%) Red Hat
4 3 (6.67%) Atlassian
4 3 (6.67%) Google
5 2 (4.44%) Apigee
5 2 (4.44%) Cisco
5 2 (4.44%) hybris
5 2 (4.44%) VMware
6 1 (2.22%) Adobe
6 1 (2.22%) SAP
6 1 (2.22%) Siebel