Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 164 129 179
Rank change year-on-year -35 +50 +25
Contract jobs citing Continuous Deployment 36 71 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.68% 1.29% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 1.55% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 54 27
South West median daily rate £440 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +6.67% -2.91%
10th Percentile £350 £322 £329
90th Percentile £550 £478 £390
England median daily rate £513 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +7.89% -5.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South West median hourly rate - £35.00 -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% - -11.11%

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 4,437 4,574 4,873
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 83.34% 83.28% 80.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,682 2,947 3,224
South West median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £270 £250 £251
90th Percentile £563 £538 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 229 202 244
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £38.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.89% +11.07%
10th Percentile £12.65 £13.00 £12.66
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.50 £51.35
England median hourly rate £22.50 £24.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -8.16% +3.16% +10.47%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Somerset -5 12 £440 +13.92% 3
Bristol +2 10 £413 +20.00% 9
Devon -10 8 £500 +11.86% 1
Wiltshire +7 1 £525 +12.66% 2
Gloucestershire 0 1 £325 -10.96% 1
Continuous Deployment
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 30 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (61.11%) Test Automation
3 19 (52.78%) Java
4 18 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 16 (44.44%) DevOps
5 16 (44.44%) Security Cleared
6 13 (36.11%) SC Cleared
7 12 (33.33%) Open Source
8 11 (30.56%) Amazon AWS
8 11 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (30.56%) Puppet
8 11 (30.56%) Python
9 10 (27.78%) C#
9 10 (27.78%) Jenkins
9 10 (27.78%) Ansible
9 10 (27.78%) Docker
10 9 (25.00%) Git (software)
10 9 (25.00%) Linux
11 8 (22.22%) Gherkin
12 7 (19.44%) BDD
12 7 (19.44%) Scrum
12 7 (19.44%) TDD
12 7 (19.44%) Ruby
13 6 (16.67%) Big Data
13 6 (16.67%) Artifactory
13 6 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
14 5 (13.89%) Acceptance Criteria
14 5 (13.89%) Coaching
14 5 (13.89%) Hadoop
14 5 (13.89%) Groovy

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 2 (5.56%) Apache
1 2 (5.56%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 11 (30.56%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (11.11%) Amazon S3
3 4 (11.11%) AWS Lambda
3 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (11.11%) Serverless
4 2 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (5.56%) IaaS
4 2 (5.56%) PaaS
5 1 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.78%) Office 365
5 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) Firewall
2 2 (5.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) Big Data
2 5 (13.89%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.56%) Geospatial Data
3 2 (5.56%) GIS
3 2 (5.56%) JasperReports
3 2 (5.56%) MarkLogic
3 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (27.78%) Jenkins
2 9 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (16.67%) Artifactory
4 4 (11.11%) Maven
5 3 (8.33%) Cucumber
6 2 (5.56%) Ant
6 2 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (5.56%) ClearQuest
6 2 (5.56%) CruiseControl
6 2 (5.56%) FishEye
6 2 (5.56%) Hudson
6 2 (5.56%) JIRA
6 2 (5.56%) JUnit
6 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (5.56%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.78%) Selenium
7 1 (2.78%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.56%) Banking
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Test Automation Engineer
1 8 (22.22%) Test Engineer
2 7 (19.44%) Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Senior Automation Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Automation Test Lead
6 2 (5.56%) Administrator
6 2 (5.56%) AWS Developer
6 2 (5.56%) DevOps Specialist
6 2 (5.56%) Digital Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (5.56%) Java Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Lead DevOps
6 2 (5.56%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) Gherkin
2 4 (11.11%) CSS
2 4 (11.11%) Node.js
3 3 (8.33%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (8.33%) Spring
4 2 (5.56%) Ajax
4 2 (5.56%) Apache Flex
4 2 (5.56%) AWT
4 2 (5.56%) CSS3
4 2 (5.56%) GraphQL
4 2 (5.56%) GWT
4 2 (5.56%) Hibernate
4 2 (5.56%) HTML5
4 2 (5.56%) JMS
4 2 (5.56%) JSON
4 2 (5.56%) Middleware
4 2 (5.56%) REST
4 2 (5.56%) Swing
4 2 (5.56%) Web Services
4 2 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) User Experience
2 2 (5.56%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (8.33%) CentOS
3 2 (5.56%) Windows
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (61.11%) Test Automation
3 18 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 16 (44.44%) DevOps
5 12 (33.33%) Open Source
6 11 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (19.44%) BDD
7 7 (19.44%) Scrum
7 7 (19.44%) TDD
8 5 (13.89%) Acceptance Criteria
8 5 (13.89%) Coaching
9 4 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (8.33%) Integration Testing
10 3 (8.33%) Unit Testing
11 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (5.56%) Kanban
11 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
11 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
11 2 (5.56%) UML
Programming Languages
1 19 (52.78%) Java
2 11 (30.56%) Python
3 10 (27.78%) C#
4 7 (19.44%) Ruby
5 5 (13.89%) Groovy
5 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
5 5 (13.89%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.56%) Java 8
6 2 (5.56%) SQL
7 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.78%) C
7 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 13 (36.11%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) AWS Certification
3 2 (5.56%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.78%) ISEB
4 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (5.56%) GCP
3 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 10 (27.78%) Docker
2 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (30.56%) Puppet
2 10 (27.78%) Ansible
3 3 (8.33%) Nagios
4 1 (2.78%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.78%) Salt
4 1 (2.78%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (5.56%) Adobe
1 2 (5.56%) Atlassian
1 2 (5.56%) Google
1 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft