Period
to 17 December 2017

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 December 2017 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 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 152 173 171
Rank change year-on-year +21 -2 +31
Contract jobs citing Continuous Deployment 52 40 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.94% 0.72% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 0.89% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 32 52
South West median daily rate £447 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.20% -16.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £313 £333 £308
90th Percentile £531 £493 £586
England median daily rate £513 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
South West median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £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 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 4480 4510 5245
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 81.20% 80.74% 80.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2808 3027 3588
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £261 £249 £255
90th Percentile £563 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 284 259
South West median hourly rate £33.00 £34.50 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.35% -12.10% +42.73%
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.00 £13.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £48.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £24.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +2.04% +11.36% +15.79%

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 December 2017.

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 December 2017. 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 -6 17 £444 +18.33% 5
Devon +8 14 £447 -8.78%
Somerset +6 10 £445 +1.14%
Gloucestershire - 4 £438 -
Dorset 0 1 £598 +21.08%
Avon - 1 £500 -
Continuous Deployment
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Deployment also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Continuous Deployment.

1 33 (63.46%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (59.62%) Test Automation
3 27 (51.92%) Java
3 27 (51.92%) JavaScript
4 25 (48.08%) Git (software)
5 24 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (46.15%) Jenkins
6 23 (44.23%) DevOps
7 19 (36.54%) Linux
8 15 (28.85%) Subversion
9 14 (26.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (25.00%) CentOS
10 13 (25.00%) Security Cleared
10 13 (25.00%) WebSphere
10 13 (25.00%) Java EE
10 13 (25.00%) JBoss
10 13 (25.00%) Tomcat
10 13 (25.00%) HTML
10 13 (25.00%) DB2
10 13 (25.00%) EJB
10 13 (25.00%) Struts
10 13 (25.00%) XML
10 13 (25.00%) IBM
11 12 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
12 11 (21.15%) Scrum
12 11 (21.15%) CSS
12 11 (21.15%) Visual Studio
12 11 (21.15%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (19.23%) PowerShell
13 10 (19.23%) User Stories

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 13 (25.00%) JBoss
1 13 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 13 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (9.62%) Mule
3 1 (1.92%) Anypoint
3 1 (1.92%) Apache
3 1 (1.92%) CMS
3 1 (1.92%) IIS
3 1 (1.92%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 12 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (17.31%) GitHub
3 3 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.77%) PaaS
4 2 (3.85%) IaaS
5 1 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.92%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.92%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.92%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.92%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) SMS
2 3 (5.77%) HTTP
3 1 (1.92%) CTI
3 1 (1.92%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.92%) PuTTY
3 1 (1.92%) SSL
3 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.92%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.00%) DB2
2 4 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.77%) Neo4j
4 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.92%) Big Data
5 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 25 (48.08%) Git (software)
2 24 (46.15%) Jenkins
3 15 (28.85%) Subversion
4 11 (21.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (21.15%) Visual Studio
5 8 (15.38%) Visual Studio Team System
6 7 (13.46%) Ant
6 7 (13.46%) Cucumber
6 7 (13.46%) Gradle
6 7 (13.46%) Selenium
6 7 (13.46%) TeamCity
7 6 (11.54%) Bitbucket
7 6 (11.54%) Maven
8 5 (9.62%) Cobertura
9 3 (5.77%) Eclipse
10 2 (3.85%) Artifactory
10 2 (3.85%) IntelliJ
10 2 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (3.85%) SpecFlow
11 1 (1.92%) git-flow
General
1 5 (9.62%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 26 (50.00%) Developer
2 16 (30.77%) Java Developer
3 10 (19.23%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (7.69%) Hybris Developer
4 4 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 4 (7.69%) Senior DevOps
5 3 (5.77%) .NET Developer
5 3 (5.77%) Architect
5 3 (5.77%) DevOps Developer
5 3 (5.77%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (5.77%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Test Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Test Leader
6 2 (3.85%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Automation Test Lead
6 2 (3.85%) Python Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Software Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Technical Architect
6 2 (3.85%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.00%) EJB
1 13 (25.00%) HTML
1 13 (25.00%) Java EE
1 13 (25.00%) Struts
1 13 (25.00%) XML
2 11 (21.15%) CSS
3 9 (17.31%) REST
4 7 (13.46%) SOAP
5 6 (11.54%) .NET
5 6 (11.54%) jQuery
5 6 (11.54%) Spring
6 5 (9.62%) CSS3
6 5 (9.62%) HTML5
7 4 (7.69%) .NET Framework
7 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (5.77%) .NET Core
8 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET
8 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET Core
8 3 (5.77%) Entity Framework
9 2 (3.85%) Dropwizard
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.92%) Public Cloud
2 1 (1.92%) Semantic Web
2 1 (1.92%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 19 (36.54%) Linux
2 14 (26.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (25.00%) CentOS
4 4 (7.69%) Unix
5 3 (5.77%) Windows
6 2 (3.85%) Mac OS X
6 2 (3.85%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (63.46%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (59.62%) Test Automation
3 24 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (44.23%) DevOps
5 11 (21.15%) Scrum
6 10 (19.23%) User Stories
7 9 (17.31%) BDD
7 9 (17.31%) Continuous Delivery
7 9 (17.31%) TDD
8 7 (13.46%) E-Commerce
8 7 (13.46%) Load Testing
9 6 (11.54%) Acceptance Criteria
9 6 (11.54%) API Development
9 6 (11.54%) Web Development
10 5 (9.62%) B2C
10 5 (9.62%) Microservices
11 4 (7.69%) Configuration Management
11 4 (7.69%) MVC
11 4 (7.69%) Open Source
12 3 (5.77%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 27 (51.92%) Java
1 27 (51.92%) JavaScript
2 10 (19.23%) PowerShell
3 9 (17.31%) C#
4 6 (11.54%) Python
5 3 (5.77%) SQL
6 2 (3.85%) Ruby
6 2 (3.85%) Scala
7 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.92%) F#
7 1 (1.92%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 13 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (17.31%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.92%) ISEB
4 1 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.46%) QA
2 4 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Docker
2 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.92%) vCloud
2 1 (1.92%) VirtualBox
2 1 (1.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (11.54%) Ansible
2 4 (7.69%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 3 (5.77%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (5.77%) Puppet
4 1 (1.92%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (1.92%) Grafana
4 1 (1.92%) Kibana
4 1 (1.92%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.92%) Mesos
4 1 (1.92%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (25.00%) IBM
2 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
3 6 (11.54%) hybris
4 2 (3.85%) VMware
5 1 (1.92%) HP
5 1 (1.92%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle
5 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.92%) Software AG
5 1 (1.92%) Splunk
5 1 (1.92%) webMethods
5 1 (1.92%) Xamarin