Period
to 4 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for Continuous Delivery skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Continuous Delivery over the 6 months to 4 April 2020 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 Delivery
UK > Wales
6 months to
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 45 79 83
Rank change year-on-year +34 +4 -5
Contract jobs citing Continuous Delivery 34 34 24
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Wales 3.21% 2.03% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.08% 2.43% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 29 22
Median daily rate £500 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% - +16.67%
10th Percentile £319 £395 £419
90th Percentile £533 £700 £573
UK median daily rate £530 £510 £513
% change year-on-year +3.92% -0.49% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £65.00 £35.00 £61.50
% change year-on-year +85.71% -43.09% -9.41%

Continuous Delivery 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 Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 833 1,401 1,303
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 78.66% 83.84% 86.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 1,005 895
Median daily rate £450 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £263 £282 £225
90th Percentile £575 £625 £550
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 50 50
Median hourly rate £19.09 £23.25 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.87% -19.84% +0.87%
10th Percentile £11.02 £10.93 £13.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £46.00 £77.50
Median hourly rate £25.27 £24.91 £22.85
% change year-on-year +1.43% +9.04% -8.62%

Continuous Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Continuous Delivery as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Delivery in Wales

Continuous Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Continuous Delivery in Wales.

Daily rate trend for Continuous Delivery in Wales

Continuous Delivery
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Continuous Delivery in Wales over the 6 months to 4 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Continuous Delivery in Wales

Continuous Delivery
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Delivery within the Wales region over the 6 months to 4 April 2020. 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
South Wales +30 34 £500 -4.76% 3
Continuous Delivery
UK

For the 6 months to 4 April 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Delivery 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 Wales region with a requirement for Continuous Delivery.

1 18 (52.94%) MySQL
2 17 (50.00%) Python
3 15 (44.12%) SOA
3 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (44.12%) Microservices
4 13 (38.24%) Kubernetes
4 13 (38.24%) Software Engineering
5 12 (35.29%) Use Case
5 12 (35.29%) Non-Functional Testing
6 11 (32.35%) Mainframe
6 11 (32.35%) Unisys
7 10 (29.41%) Java
7 10 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (29.41%) DevOps
8 9 (26.47%) AWS
9 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
9 8 (23.53%) SQL
9 8 (23.53%) User Stories
9 8 (23.53%) Docker
9 8 (23.53%) Infrastructure as Code
10 7 (20.59%) Flask
10 7 (20.59%) GCP
10 7 (20.59%) Software Delivery
10 7 (20.59%) CSS
10 7 (20.59%) HTML
10 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
10 7 (20.59%) Migration
10 7 (20.59%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (20.59%) Google
11 5 (14.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Continuous Delivery
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 5 (14.71%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (8.82%) Confluence
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (26.47%) AWS
2 7 (20.59%) GCP
3 4 (11.76%) Azure
4 2 (5.88%) OpenShift
4 2 (5.88%) Slack
5 1 (2.94%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) Firewall
2 3 (8.82%) SSH
3 1 (2.94%) DNS
3 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.94%) tcpdump
3 1 (2.94%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (52.94%) MySQL
2 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
3 7 (20.59%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Jenkins
1 5 (14.71%) Vagrant
2 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.82%) JIRA
3 1 (2.94%) Ant
3 1 (2.94%) Hudson
3 1 (2.94%) JMeter
3 1 (2.94%) Maven
3 1 (2.94%) Subversion
3 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (8.82%) Public Sector
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Software Engineer
2 9 (26.47%) Non-Functional Test Engineer
2 9 (26.47%) Test Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Platform Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Cloud Software Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Developer
4 3 (8.82%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Python Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Python Software Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Cloud Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Java Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Lead Software Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 1 (2.94%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) CSS
1 7 (20.59%) Flask
1 7 (20.59%) HTML
2 1 (2.94%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (2.94%) LDAP
2 1 (2.94%) Middleware
2 1 (2.94%) OAuth
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (2.94%) REST
2 1 (2.94%) SOAP
2 1 (2.94%) Spring
2 1 (2.94%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Linux
1 5 (14.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (11.76%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (44.12%) Microservices
1 15 (44.12%) SOA
2 13 (38.24%) Software Engineering
3 12 (35.29%) Non-Functional Testing
3 12 (35.29%) Use Case
4 10 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (29.41%) DevOps
5 8 (23.53%) Infrastructure as Code
5 8 (23.53%) User Stories
6 7 (20.59%) Migration
6 7 (20.59%) Software Delivery
7 2 (5.88%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 2 (5.88%) Scrum
7 2 (5.88%) Secure Coding
8 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.94%) Identity Management
8 1 (2.94%) Server Hardening
8 1 (2.94%) Sprint Planning
8 1 (2.94%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) Python
2 10 (29.41%) Java
3 8 (23.53%) SQL
4 2 (5.88%) C
5 1 (2.94%) Go
5 1 (2.94%) Perl
5 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) DBS Check
1 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (23.53%) Docker
2 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.94%) iptables
3 1 (2.94%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (38.24%) Kubernetes
2 5 (14.71%) Puppet
3 4 (11.76%) Ansible
3 4 (11.76%) Grafana
3 4 (11.76%) Prometheus
4 2 (5.88%) Rsyslog
4 2 (5.88%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Unisys
2 7 (20.59%) Google
2 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
3 5 (14.71%) Red Hat
4 4 (11.76%) VMware
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle
5 1 (2.94%) Remedy