Period
to 19 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 19 April 2019 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 176 141 159
Rank change year-on-year -35 +18 +17
Contract jobs citing Continuous Deployment 20 47 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.41% 0.99% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 1.17% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 23 13
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £459 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.96% -8.20% +8.11%
10th Percentile £380 £367 £338
90th Percentile £600 £600 £586
England median daily rate £525 £525 £490
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £23.80 £47.50
% change year-on-year +78.61% -49.91% +18.75%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,265 4,025 3,833
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 86.90% 84.40% 81.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,665 2,522 2,396
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £240
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £463 £445
% change year-on-year +2.70% +3.93% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 140 138
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -2.44% +14.05%
10th Percentile £11.11 £10.95 £11.25
90th Percentile £46.50 £48.75 £36.83
England median hourly rate £24.96 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +10.91% -10.00% +8.70%

Continuous Deployment
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Deployment in the West Midlands

Continuous Deployment
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Deployment in the West Midlands

Continuous Deployment
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Deployment in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Deployment in the West Midlands

Continuous Deployment
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 April 2019. 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
Shropshire -38 6 £603 +39.75%
Coventry -12 5 £375 -25.00% 1
Warwickshire +8 4 £525 +10.53%
Birmingham -9 3 £500 +4.38%
Wolverhampton - 2 £450 -
Continuous Deployment
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 2019, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Continuous Deployment.

1 17 (85.00%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (75.00%) DevOps
3 12 (60.00%) Jenkins
4 11 (55.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (45.00%) Docker
6 8 (40.00%) Node.js
6 8 (40.00%) GitHub
7 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (35.00%) Google
7 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (35.00%) Scrum
8 6 (30.00%) HTML
8 6 (30.00%) Visual Studio
8 6 (30.00%) Ruby
8 6 (30.00%) Visual Studio Team System
8 6 (30.00%) JIRA
8 6 (30.00%) Microservices
8 6 (30.00%) Kubernetes
9 5 (25.00%) Public Cloud
9 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (25.00%) Kibana
9 5 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
9 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
9 5 (25.00%) Bash Shell
9 5 (25.00%) Confluence
9 5 (25.00%) SQL
10 4 (20.00%) .NET
10 4 (20.00%) JavaScript

Continuous Deployment
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (25.00%) Confluence
1 5 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (10.00%) Traefik
3 1 (5.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (40.00%) GitHub
3 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (20.00%) PaaS
5 3 (15.00%) Google Analytics
5 3 (15.00%) Slack
6 1 (5.00%) Azure Functions
6 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (5.00%) IaaS
6 1 (5.00%) SaaS
6 1 (5.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Skype
2 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 3 (15.00%) Cosmos DB
1 3 (15.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (5.00%) Big Data
3 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (30.00%) JIRA
2 6 (30.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (30.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (20.00%) Bitbucket
5 3 (15.00%) Artifactory
5 3 (15.00%) Cucumber
5 3 (15.00%) Gatling
5 3 (15.00%) gulp
5 3 (15.00%) IntelliJ
5 3 (15.00%) Selenium
5 3 (15.00%) Sublime Text
5 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio Code
5 3 (15.00%) WebDriver
6 2 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (5.00%) Moq
7 1 (5.00%) MSTest
7 1 (5.00%) NUnit
General
1 2 (10.00%) Automotive
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Scala Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) AWS DevOps
4 2 (10.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.00%) AWS Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) Node.js
2 6 (30.00%) HTML
3 4 (20.00%) .NET
3 4 (20.00%) HTML5
4 3 (15.00%) CSS
4 3 (15.00%) Gherkin
4 3 (15.00%) LESS
4 3 (15.00%) Play Framework
4 3 (15.00%) REST
4 3 (15.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (15.00%) Sass
4 3 (15.00%) YAML
5 2 (10.00%) LAMP
5 2 (10.00%) Web Services
5 2 (10.00%) XML
6 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (25.00%) Public Cloud
2 3 (15.00%) Cloud Native
3 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Mac OS
2 2 (10.00%) Android
2 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (75.00%) DevOps
3 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (35.00%) Scrum
4 6 (30.00%) Microservices
5 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 4 (20.00%) Analytical Thinking
6 4 (20.00%) Analytics
6 4 (20.00%) SDLC
6 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 4 (20.00%) TDD
7 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
7 3 (15.00%) Domain-Driven Design
7 3 (15.00%) ITIL
7 3 (15.00%) Pair Programming
7 3 (15.00%) Prototyping
7 3 (15.00%) Release Management
7 3 (15.00%) Service Management
8 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
8 2 (10.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) Ruby
2 5 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 5 (25.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) C#
3 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (20.00%) PHP
4 3 (15.00%) Groovy
4 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (15.00%) Scala
5 2 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) Docker
2 2 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Kubernetes
2 5 (25.00%) Kibana
3 4 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (20.00%) Puppet
4 3 (15.00%) Grafana
4 3 (15.00%) Graphite
4 3 (15.00%) Terraform
5 2 (10.00%) Ansible
5 2 (10.00%) HP ALM
5 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Google
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Splunk
3 2 (10.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) Greenplum